Rosalie A. Sandoval (Gallegos)

July 30, 1937 - December 16, 2017

Service Date: December 22, 2017

A private family visitation will be held prior to the vigil on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church.

Rosalie A. Sandoval
July 30, 1937 ~ December 16, 2017
Rosalie “Rosie” Sandoval of Montrose, CO. passed away December 16, 2017 at the age of 80. Rosie was born to Victor and Esther Gallegos in Delores, CO. She spent most of her childhood in Ouray, CO., where she worked as a life guard at the Hot Springs and also managed the movie theater.
Rosalie met the love of her life Edward Sandoval. The two were married on June 30, 1956 and started their family soon after. Rosie worked at Montrose Memorial Hospital for 17 years as Head Housekeeper. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Rosie is survived by her sons, Victor (Laurie) Sandoval, Rick (Joannie) Sandoval, David Sandoval; daughter, Sandra (Steve)Woods along with 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; brothers Mark (Patty) Gallegos, Ruben (Marie) Gallegos, Michael Gallegos, Larry (Sharon) Gallegos; sisters, Sharon (Jr.) Barajas, Vickie (Phil) Violi and Perfie (Orlando) Garcia. Rosie is preceded in death by her husband Eddie, Siblings, David, Jasper, Chief, Rudy and Vickie, along with her daughter Michelle, grand-daughter Angelita, and her parents Victor and Esther.
A private family visitation will be held prior to the vigil on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church. Rite of Committal will follow the mass at Grand View Cemetery, West of Montrose. Crippin Funeral Home & Crematory, in Montrose is assisting the family.