Fransecita Duran died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, at the HopeWest Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction. She was 63.
Fransecita Duran was born in Del Norte May 5, 1953, to Ruben and Mary Duran. She spent her childhood in Aqua Roman and Delta.
She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, playing bingo, cooking, music, dancing, reading and collecting and watching Disney movies.
She is survived by two sons, Eric (Beth) Sanchez of Grand Junction, and Conrad Sanchez; and brothers and sisters, Adolph (Rose) Duran, Bill (Dottie) Duran, Roger (Liz) Duran, Luben (Cindy) Duran, Alan "Cada Masa" Duran, Albert (Leta) Duran, Jon Duran, Ron (Michelle) Duran, Mike (Becky) Duran, Ruby Saenz, and Sandy Diaz; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary (Eli) Martinez and Ruben Duran; a sister, Melody Duran; two brothers, Glen Martinez and Leroy Sanchez; and one grandson, JoSyiah Sanchez.
She also had a step-daughter, Renee Martinez.
Rosary was said Aug. 11. Funeral services were Aug. 12, both at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Interment followed at the Delta City Cemetery.
Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors handled the arrangements.