Cleo Bellah

Cleo Juanita Bellah (Sanchez)

June 11th, 1934 - January 4th, 2020
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Cleo Juanita Sanchez Bellah, born on June 11, 1934, was called to heaven on January 4, 2020. She was called to join her husband Robert Stephen Bellah, her beloved son Steve, parents Anastacio and Ruperta Sanchez, and sisters Lucille and Louisa. Cleo was the eldest of 12 siblings and was raised in the San Luis Valley. She did what she had to do since she was the oldest, she was a role model. Cleo married Robert in 1955 and together they created four children. While being a wife and mother, she went to school part-time and became a teacher. During her life, Cleo touched many lives and has made a difference by giving back to the community through her teaching, participation in various clubs and through her volunteer work. Cleo is survived by her children Cynthia Ruiz (James), Jayda Valenzuela (Jesus), Adrienne Hensel (Michael), 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild, brothers, sisters, countless cousins, nephews,nieces, God children, friends and students.
Rosary will be held at 7:00 PM Friday, January 10, 2020. Funeral Mass, 10:00 AM Saturday, January 11, 2020, both at St. Mary Catholic Church, Walsenburg, Colorado. Burial to follow at Gardner, Catholic Cemetery, Gardner, Colorado.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday January 11th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Saturday January 11th, 2020 10:00am
    St. Mary Catholic Church
    7th and Main
    WALSENBURG, CO 81089
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    Fr. Stephen Olamolu
  • Interment

    Gardner Catholic Cemeter
    Hwy 69
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Diana Montoya

Posted at 07:56pm
Omg I'm sad and heart broken Mrs bellah I'm thankful for what a wonderful teacher you were to me ill never forget you or how you took extra time to help me I the family God bless you all in sorry for your loss she was a very special wonderful woman kind and loving.

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