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.
The seventh annual Eckert Crane Days, the annual viewing of the sandhill cranes migrating north from New Mexico through Colorado's West Slope, will be March 16-18. Representatives from the Black Canyon Chapter of the Audubon Society (BCAS) will be at the viewing site east of Eckert at Fruitgrowers Reservoir, 9 to 11 a.m. each day, to answer questions and provide binoculars and spotting scopes.