Memorial Mass services for lifelong Cortez resident, Loretta Anita Sena were at 12 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 1 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. Reverend Pat Valdez, C.R. officiated.
A rosary was held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church.
Anita was born June 19, 1948 in Cortez, to Mary and Ernesto Sena. Anita was a loving mother, sister and friend. She married Adolpho Valdez in 1965, and the couple had six children. Loretta Anita Sena, age 66, passed away at home surrounded by family on August 29, 2014 in Cortez.
Anita is survived by her brother, Robert Sena and wife, Erma of Grand Forks, N.D.; sister, Terry Sena of Mancos; daughter, Lauri Sanchez and husband, Elias of Casa Grande, Ariz.; son, Steven Valdez of Montgomery, Ala.; son, Michael Valdez of Mancos; son, Anthony Valdez and wife, Nikki; son, Joel Valdez and wife, Jennifer of Montgomery, Ala.; and daughter, Lucia Bueno-Valdez and husband, Lazaro of Cortez. She was preceded in death by parents Mary and Ernesto Sena.
She enjoyed time with family, friends and raising her children, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. Her family and friends remember her as loving and companionate.
The family thanks all who helped us enjoy the last days of her life and especially Montezuma Hospice for their service. Contributions can be made at Four Corners Community Bank in the name of Loretta Anita Sena.
Arrangements are being made through Ertel Funeral Home. For further information go to www.ertelfuneralhome.com.