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Elva "ET" Elvira Tenorio

March 15, 1953 June 21, 2017
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Elva Elvira “ET” Tenorio of Rocky Ford, Colorado, entered into rest, June 21, 2017 at the Sangre de Cristo Hospice House in Pueblo, Colorado. She was born March 15, 1953 in Rocky Ford, Colorado to Precilla and Emilio Encinias. She was 64 years of age. Elva is survived by her husband, Ben Gonzales, son, Kenny (Angela) Tenorio, daughter, Anna (John) Lopez, mother, Precilla Encinias, grandchildren; Joseph (Chelsy) Martinez, Robert Lopez, Leonard Lopez, John Lopez, Layla Lopez, Kenneth Tenorio, Sammual Tenorio, step children, Diana (Charlie) Chavez, Steve (Melinda) Gonzales, Rachel (Conrad) Aragon, David Gonzales, Johnny (Andrea) Gonzales, and several step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren. Sisters, Frances (Fidel) Vazquez, Viola Bustos, Theresa Encinias, Dora (Manual) Vasquez, Becky Encinias, sister-in-law Jane Cisneros, Toby Gonzalez, Maria (Danny) Garcia, Janice (Larry) Rodriguez, Abran Tenorio, Lito Tenorio.
Elva is preceded in death by her first husband Dicky Tenorio, Father, Emilio Encinias, Brother, Richard Encinias, sister Cecelia Encinias, mother-in-law Dora Tenorio, father-in-law Abran Tenorio, mother-in-law Mela Gonzales, Father in-law, Edward Gonzales, brother-in-law Lalo Tenorio and her good friend Tilly Gonzalez. Elva loved crafting, collecting angels and a Denver Broncos. Elva especially loved her grandchildren. She enjoyed talking to everyone everywhere she went and she found the good in everything. She was kind to everybody.
A Rosary will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday, June 26, 2017 followed by a Memorial Mass at 10:30 A.M. At the St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Rocky Ford, Colorado Father Paul Ekeh will be officiating.
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10:00 AM 6/26/2017 10:00:00 AM
St. Peters Catholic Church

1209 Swink Avenue-Rocky Ford, CO 81067
Rocky Ford, CO 81067

Rosary followed by Memorial Mass

St. Peters Catholic Church
1209 Swink Avenue-Rocky Ford, CO 81067 Rocky Ford 81067 CO
United States

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Valley View Cemetery Final Resting Place

27980 County Road 20
Rocky Ford, CO 81067

27980 County Road 20 Rocky Ford 81067 CO
United States

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