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Cecilia Cordova


October 11, 2017

Cecilia Cordova, 96, passed away Sept. 24, 2017, in West Valley City, Utah. She was a former resident of Rock Springs, Superior and Maxwell, N.M. 

Cordova was born Nov. 25, 1920, in Tinaja, N.M., the daughter of Demetrio Archuleta and Fidelina Trujillo Archuleta.

She attended primary and high school in New Mexico. 

Cordova married Carlos V. Cordova on May 29, 1939, in Buena Vista, N.M., and he preceded her in death Sept. 28, 1994. 

Cordova was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Community.

Survivors include two sons, Carlos Cordova and wife Dixie of Laramie, and Jose M. Cordova and wife Roberta of Rock Springs; three daughters, Eloina Maddox Pruitt of Denver, Linda Joy Rodriguez of West Valley, Utah and Rosemary Cecilia Montoya of Commerce City, Colo .; one brother, Bernardo Lee Archuleta of Maxwell, N.M., 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Demetrio and Fidelina Archuleta; her husband, Carlos V. Cordova; one son, Leo Cordova; three grandsons, Richard Medina, Bernardo Cordova and Danny Maddox; three great-grandchildren, Kaleb Drew Cordova, Marissa Cordova and Phoenix Braithwaite; one son-in-law, Randy Pruitt.

Cremation will take place and a Mass of Christian burial and Interment will take place in Maxwell, N.M. 

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