Carol Constance Mestas April 29, 2014 Carol Constance Mestas (Connie Chavez) 68, passed away April 29, 2014. Born and raised in Walsenburg, she moved to Denver at age 19. She is survived by her children, Gina, Michelle, Bernard, Lillian, and Lorraine. She also leaves 13 grandchildren and seven, soon to be eight, great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, Lillian Chavez. She is also survived by her father, Alfonso (Bob) Chavez and her sisters, Roberta, Rita, and Linda Veronica. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Services will be held at 1 pm, May 10th at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness at 10480 Heinze Way, Commerce City, CO 80022. There will also be a gathering after the services at 817 Seventh Street, Fort Lupton, CO 80621.
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