Josephina Gallegos died Nov. 15, 2015, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. She was 66.
She was born in Olathe May 28, 1949, to Joe and Alice (Martinez) Paiz.
She enjoyed collecting angels, coloring, sewing and fishing.
She is survived by her husband, Tom Sr. of Delta; children, Tom Gallegos Jr. (Missy) and Lisa Gallegos of Delta, and Anthony (Susan) Gallegos of Montrose; her father, Sam Paiz of Olathe; siblings, Georgia (Sammy) Ortega, Lucille (Lugar) Rodriguez and Pavla Paiz; grandchildren, Matthew, Lawrence, Hilari, Cassie, Mycla, Brandon, Zach, Travis, Tyrell and Tanisha; and great-grandchildren, Nichole, Eric and Isaiah.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Alice Martinez; and a brother, Manuel Paiz.
A funeral service is scheduled at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors. Burial will take place at Olathe Cemetery. A private rosary is planned at St. Michael Catholic Church in Delta.
Arrangements are being handled by Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.