Dorothy Louise

Dorothy Louise Russ Aguirre 1926 2018

Obituary for Dorothy Russ Aguirre (Russ) Dorothy Louise Russ Aguirre, 91 of Walsenburg, CO passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on May 24, 2018. Dorothy was born July 23, 1926 in Gulnare, CO to John and Mary Russ. She was preceded in death by her parents,; John and Mary, brothers, Jackie, John, and Joe and her sisters; Julia, Jennie, Rosie, Fannie, and Mary, husbands, Edmund “Ace” Aguirre and Joseph Provenza. Her early years were spent raising her children as well as working on the farm/ranch tending to duties from milking goats to mending fences. In 1965 Dorthy married her beloved Edmund “Ace” Aguirre and lived in Walsenburg. They were married for 46 years when Ace passed away. She worked several jobs; cooking for the priests at St. Mary Parish, sales at JC Penney and Star Drug. A devout Catholic, Dorothy was ordained as a Eucharistic Minister and faithfully served her church. She had so may special friends that she always helped and was loved by her community. Dorothy loved the many dogs she had throughout the years, Amoungst her many wonderful qualities was her unfailing love for her family. Her family loved her dearly and she will live on in each of us forever. Dorothy is survived by daughter Lillian Provenza, son Joseph (Jessie) Provenza, grandchildren Robert (Kerrie) Campbell, Joseph C. (Sandy) Provenza, Lisa (Stacy Blatner) Provenza, Samuel Provenza, and Joshua (Mandy) Provenza. Eight great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Walsenburg, CO Thursday May 31st. Holy Rosary 9:30 followed by Mass. Burial will be at the North St. Mary Cemetery. A celebration of life will immediately follow. Services are being respectfully handled by Boies-Ortega Funeral Home, Walsenburg, CO. Order Flowers

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Dorothy Louise Russ Aguirre 1926 2018. Boies-Ortega Funeral Home

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