Elizabeth Mary Lucero
1928 - 2021
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Elizabeth M. Lucero, 93 a long-time resident of Durango, Colorado passed away peacefully with family at her side, on May 19, 2021. Elizabeth was born February 16, 1928 in Tiffany, Colorado to Alfredo and Beatrice (Abeyta) Garcia. Elizabeth was the 3rd of 14 children.

Preceded in death by son Teddy Lucero and husband Benjamin Lucero. Parents, Alfredo & Beatrice Garcia, Brother Mike Garcia and sisters, Matilde Gallegos, Thelma Valles, Dora Miera & Donelia Ambos.

Elizabeth worked in the restaurant industry as a waitress and cook until retirement at the age of 75.

Elizabeth married Ben Lucero in 1951, together the raised 9 children. Earlene Olguin (Leo), Loretta Romero (Robert), Barbara Garcia (Lorence), Becky Padilla (Joey), Leroy Lucero, Leonard Lucero (Carrie), Ben Lucero and Orlando Lucero.

Elizabeth has 23 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth will be remembered for her lemon meringue pies and chile beans that she cooked and brought to Sacred Heart Bingos she was also known for her Natillas that she cooked at Francisco's and for family gatherings.

Services will be held at Sacred Heart Church in Durango, Colorado on Wednesday, July 26th. Rosary at 9:30 is followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 am.

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Published in The Durango Herald on May 20, 2021.
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Sacred Heart Church
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May 25, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
May 24, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
M. Dolores Barela’Miller
May 24, 2021
Roberto, Loretta and Lucero family---Wish to express our SINCEREST SYMPATHY in the loss of your loved one ! May Mrs. Lucero RIP. God Bless and keep family at this time. You are in our prayers ! We had the honor of meeting Mrs. Lucero and was a beautiful soul.

Mr. Bill Sublett & Family
Zebulon, N.C.
Gloria Sublett
May 23, 2021
To the Elizabeth Lucero family, my thoughts and prayers go out to you all. Tia Liz Ill always remember you as a sweet, quiet, happy, strong woman, an inspiration for sure. I know your resting peacefully ❤ God Bless You! Felice Vigil
Felicita Vigil
May 22, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. She was a wonderful women who lived a very happy and fulfilled life.
Florence Valdez
May 21, 2021
R.I.P.Gramma Liz, your loss will be felt by many for years to come. I'm sure Heaven has the gate wide open waiting for you. Love and miss you ......your grand son Jeff
Jeffery( Olguin
May 21, 2021
Liz was an amazing lady many many great memories of her making food on her tiny stovev at Francisco, always very hard working, very sweet. Condolences to the family and all who knew and loved her
Sandy schane
May 21, 2021
My deepest sympathy to Earlene and Leo and they rest of the family. May she Rest in God’s Paradise.
Livia Olguin
Livia Olguin
May 21, 2021
Our condolences to Miss Lucero family. We met her working at the Wayside drive inn. She was a very sweet lady.
Esther Sandoval and Becky Duran
Becky Duran
May 21, 2021
Our condolences to the Lucero Family. May she RIP. lived a full happy life.

Maria Reyes
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