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Elena Vidal

December 10, 1940 ~ April 29, 2017 (age 76)

Elena Vidal, of Fort Lupton, CO, entered eternal life on April 29, 2017, at home, surrounded by her children. She courageously fought kidney disease for four and a half years. Elena was born in Guanajuato, Mexico to Jose Rodriguez Salazar and Silvina Gonzalez Quiroz. She married in 1960, had 7 children and divorced in 1992. She moved to the United States in 1987.


Elena was a homemaker who enjoyed caring for her family. She raised her 7 children practically on her own and helped her daughters care for several of her grandchildren, all of whom she loved dearly. She loved to cook and enjoyed big family meals. She had a green thumb and enjoyed planting spring flowers. 


She is survived by her seven children; Virginia of Ft Lupton, Esther (Jesus) of Ft Lupton, Rita (Julio) of Chicago, Lourdes (Jose) of Mexico, Silvia of Chicago, Esteban (Fabiola) and Diana (Eduardo) of Ft Lupton, 12 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, 3 sisters, 2 brothers and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by both parents; 2 brothers and 1 sister.


Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, May 3rd from 3:00-5:30 pm at Erlinger Funeral Home followed by the Rosary at 7:00 pm at St William Catholic Church, both in Fort Lupton.


Funeral Mass will be on Thursday, May 4th, at 11:00 am at St William Catholic Church. Interment to follow immediately after the Funeral Mass at Hillside Cemetery in Fort Lupton followed by a reception at the St William Hall.

 Service Information

Recitation of the Rosary
May 3, 2017

7:00 PM
St. Williams Catholic Church
1025 Fulton Ave
Fort Lupton, CO 80621

Mass of Christian Burial
May 4, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Williams Catholic Church
1025 Fulton Ave
Fort Lupton, CO 80621

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