Maria Zapata (Orosco)
Maria Lorraine Zapata, 88, of Greeley, CO went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 7, 2012. She
passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones.
She was born September 9, 1923 in Pecos, TX to Alfonso and Maria (Tarango) Orosco.
Maria was a member of the First Assembly of God Church. She loved the Lord and always prayed reverently for her family as well as those in need. Maria was a very kind and loving woman who enjoyed telling stories, gazing at flowers, and spending time with family and friends.
Maria is survived by her children, Elisa (Martin) Durrant of Greeley, Emiliano Zapata of Washington, Ben Zapata of Kansas; and a large family of grandchildren; great grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Cecilia Huff; and seventeen siblings.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 11 a.m. at First Assembly of God Church in Greeley.