Viola Sisneros

Viola Sisneros

Friday, December 30th, 1932 - Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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Viola Sisneros age 86, died in her home surrounded by her loving family on August 7, 2019. She was born on December 30, 1932. She is preceded in death by her husband, George, and her parents Moises and Estella Vialpando and sister Alice.
She is survived by her 3 daughters Olga (Rick) Neurauter of Raton, Jeanie Ducommun of Raton and Georgia (Andy) Henderson of Flower Mound, TX; 7 grandchildren Josh Ducommun (Ada), Christine “CC” Neurauter(Kevin), Michael Neurauter, Hayden Ducommun, Megan Neurauter, Colter Henderson and McKenzie Henderson; 4 great-grandchildren Aubriana, Gianno, Scarlett and Gabriela.
Viola is also survived by her 4 brothers, Moises Vialpando Jr. of Commerce City, CO, Frank Vialpando (Anna) of Walsenburg, CO, Alfred Vialpando (Christine) of Aurora, CO, and Wilfred Gallegos (Pat) of Cheyenne, WY and two sisters Elva Martinez in Thornton, CO and Anna Sena (Sid) of Phoenix, AZ. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends that were very special to her.
Viola was affectionately known as Grandma Vi to many students, teachers and friends. She was a homemaker and personal housekeeper for 40 years. She worked as a Foster Grandmother at Raton Catholic School, Kearny, Longfellow and Columbian Elementary Schools, and Raton Middle School for 21 years.
Grandma Vi always greeted you with an infectious smile and her famous statement “You look China-A-Ling!” Grandma Vi will be remembered as a woman of strength, wisdom, courage and compassion.
Visitation will be Monday August 12, 2019 from 3:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. at the Yaksich-Long Funeral Home in Raton. Recitation of the Most Holy Rosary will follow at 7:00 P.M. at St. Patrick’s-St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Raton.
Mass of the Resurrection will be Tuesday August 13, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Patrick’s-St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Raton with Father John Brasher as the celebrant. Rite of Christian burial will follow at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Raton.
Arrangements and celebration of love for Viola Sisneros are under the direction of the Yaksich-Long Funeral Home of Raton.
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Tim and JAna Baughman

Posted at 07:07pm
Jana and I are so saddened to hear of your moms passing. What a wonderful woman and always so welcoming and loving. I know this loss is one never gotten over easily and never completely. Great memories of your mom and dad and your lives with them will help to ease your loss. God bless you all. Love Tim and Jana Baughman
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Sandra Martinez

Posted at 06:11pm
Sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. Such a good lady, always there to help. May the good Lord grant you all strength through this hard time. God Bless, our prayers are with you. Sandra, Louie and family.
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CharlotteJordan

Posted at 08:55am
Our deepest sympathy for VI's family. Heaven gained a beautiful angel.
Our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
She was a sweetheart, loved by many!.
Terry and Char Jordan
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Margaret M. Quintana

Posted at 05:23pm
To The Family Of Viola Sisneros:
We Wish To Express Our Deepest Sympathy In The Death of Your Beloved Mother, Grand-Mother And Friend.
May My Dear Lord Bring You Peace And Consolation. Eternal Rest Grant Unto Viola And Let Perpetual Light Shine Upon Her.
Sincerely, Richard & Margaret Quintana
Formerly From Raton, NM
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