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2000 47th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634
Phone: 970-353-1212
Fax: 970-353-4881
Della Rizo

Della Rizo

Friday, July 18th, 1952 - Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
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Della Rizo, 66, of Greeley passed away at her daughter’s home under hospice care in Evans. She was born July 18, 1952 in Greeley to Julian and Mercedes (Atencio) Garcia. The family moved to the Denver area and she graduated from Mapleton High School.
On September 30, 1972 she married Ramon Rizo at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church.
Della loved to play Bingo, go fishing and camping, playing 7-up card game, gambling in Blackhawk, shopping, crafting and time with her family.
Survivors include her husband, Ramon; children, Diane Rizo (Daniel Perez), Melissa Rizo (Jerry Garcia) and Christopher Rizo (Alexandria Orosco); six grandchildren, Issac Rizo, Monica Perez, Athena, Izabella, Christian and Charles Rizo; one great-grandchild, Mia Moralez; mother, Mercedes Garcia; siblings,Tillie Villarreal, Helen Garcia, Stella Lucero, Margie Garcia, Julio (Raeann) Garcia and Philip (Kathy) Garcia.
She was preceded in death by her father; two sisters, Mary and Gloria; and a brother, Robert.
Visitation 4- 7 p.m. Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Adamson Life Celebration Home with Recitation of the Rosary to follow at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 4, 2019 at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Interment Sunset Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow at Our Lady of Peace.
Memorial gifts may be made to “Fresenius Kidney Care of North Greeley” in care of Adamson, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, CO 80634. Friends may leave condolences at
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Adamson Chapel
    2000 47th Avenue
    Greeley, Colorado 80634
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  • Service

    Friday, January 4th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Friday, January 4th, 2019 10:00am
    Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church
    1311 3rd Street
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  • Interment

    Friday, January 4th, 2019 |
    Friday, January 4th, 2019
    Sunset Memorial Gardens
    3400 28th Street
    GREELEY, CO 80634
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Posted at 01:29pm
My Condolences to the family.
Renita Benavidez and family

Ron Heil

Posted at 11:05am
Della was one of the most caring people I ever worked with at The Greeley Tribune. The love for her family was always at the forefront. After she left the trib it always brightened my day when we would bump into each around town. She will be missed , she was one of favorite employees. Ron Heil

Margaret Garcia

Posted at 05:53pm
Della we will always love you.
your Mom, Helen, Margie

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