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Maria Garza
Maria Alvina Garza, 76, formerly of Platteville, CO, passed away February 17, 2017 at her home in Longmont, CO.

She was born July 8, 1940 in Weslaco, TX to Jacinto and Maria (Garcia) Cruz. Maria Alvina married Jose Del Rio Garza on July 16th 1965 and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker.

She moved to Platteville, CO in 1971 from Texas and to Longmont in 2013.

Alvina was a member of Saint Nicholas Catholic Parish in Platteville.

Alvina was very active following her three boys, nieces and nephews, and others to all their sporting events and was a “Mom” to everyone. A very loving, compassionate and caring individual, she was a caregiver for 7 individuals providing cleaning, cooking, companionship and end of life care. Alvina was also a clown for the El Jebel Shrine participating in events at Children’s and Veterans hospitals to brighten up the patients. Her food was her legacy, was loved by all that came into our home and never left with an empty stomach.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Jose.

Alvina is survived by three sons John Garza (Char), Joe Garza and Jamie Garza (Honna) and five grandchildren Nikko, Gaten, Tanner, Cavin and Shyann.

Visitation will be 4:00 to 8:00pm Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry St., Longmont, CO. Family will be present to greet friends.

Service in Hereford TX. Viewing service will be at Mendez & Mullins Family Funeral Home on February 24th, with Rosary Prayers at 6:00pm. Mass of the Resurrection will be 2:00pm Saturday, February 25, 2017 at La Iglesia de San Jose in Hereford, TX. Interment at St. Anthony’s Cemetery on February 25th.
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