Emma Garduno (Arellanes)

July 28, 1919 - January 7, 2018

Service Date: January 13, 2018

There will be a Vigil and Rosary on Friday, January 12, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Crippin Funeral Home Chapel. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, with burial to follow at Cedar Cemetery.

Emma Garduno
July 28, 1919 ~ January 7, 2018

Emma Garduno, a longtime resident of Montrose, age 98, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018 in the comforts of her home in Thorton, Colorado. Emma was born on July 28, 1919 in Chaperito, New Mexico to Frank Arellanes and Sinforosa Arellanes. On November 21, 1938 Emma married Jacob I. Garduno in Chaperito, and celebrated 70 years together. In 1950 Emma and Jake moved to Colorado for agricultural opportunities. During their lifetime they were blessed with six children, 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 7 great-great grandchildren. Emma enjoyed flowers, hand sewing quilts, and spending time with her many grandchildren.
Emma is survived by her children, Carlos (Olivia) Garduno of Denver, CO; Ann Cullen of Windsor, CA; Jennie (Steve) Romero of Thorton, CO; Jake (Beverly) Garduno of Montrose, CO; Judy Lopez of Westminster, CO; Lloyd (Mickey) Garduno of Montrose, CO. Emma is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Jake; four brothers; one sister; and one grandson.
There will be a Vigil and Rosary on Friday, January 12, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Crippin Funeral Home Chapel. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, with burial to follow at Cedar Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Crippin Funeral Home and Crematory.