Annie De La Hoz of Delta died Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction. She was 77.
Rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, July 25, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Delta. Mass of the Resurrection will follow at 10 a.m. with Father Isaac Kariuki officiating. Inurnment will follow at Mesa View Cemetery in Delta.
Mrs. De La Hoz was born in Los Angeles, Calif., Oct. 14, 1937, to Crescencio and Francisca (Alcala) Perez. She graduated from St. Ferdinand Mission High School in 1955.
She married Thomas De La Hoz Aug. 2, 1958, in San Fernando, Calif.
She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church where she served as secretary. She was a eucharistic minister for the church and ministered to the homebound since 1982.
She was a hospice volunteer for patient care since 2006. She enjoyed gardening, working in her yard, cooking, having friends over for dinner, hiking and collecting rocks.
Mrs. De La Hoz is survived by her husband, Thomas; four children, Anna (Tim) Bauer, Henry, Jennie (Jon) Day and John (Denise); and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three sisters, Jennie Gonzales, Aurora Castro and Eleanor Perez; and a brother, Alfonso Perez.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hope West, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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