Enriqueta R. Olveda


(Aug. 28, 2004)

Funeral Mass was celebrated Saturday, Aug. 28 at St. Barbara's Catholic Church in Powell for Enriqueta R. Olveda, 69, who died Wednesday, Aug. 25 in Littleton, Colo.

Father Pete Johnson officiated at services and burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.

She was born July 15, 1935, in Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico, to Alberto Rodriguez and Maria Del Refugio Sanchez. She attended public schools in Mexico.

She married Manuel Olveda in Powell on Dec. 21, 1957.

She was a member of St. Barbara's Church and a homemaker who loved to crochet, cook and visit with grandkids. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Travel and bridge were her additional enjoyments. She worked for the Powell Tribune for 11 years and made lots of friends there.

Survivors include her husband Manuel of Powell; a son, Victor (Tami) Olveda of Temecula, Calif.; five daughters, Manuela Kolpin (Normond) of Salinas, Calif., Rosa Olveda and Jairo Maldonado of Denver, Gloria (David) Peterson of Scotts Valley, Calif., Dolores Olveda of Farmington, N.M., and Sylvia Olveda of Bellevue, Wash.; two brothers, Victor (Teresa) Rodriguez of Powell and Alberto (Marta) Rodriguez; sisters, Santos Ahumada of Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, Manuela Rodriguez of Delicias, Chihuahua, Mexico and Maria and Luis Rodriguez of Torreon Cohauila, Mexico; nine grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Dolores Rodriguez de Montes.

Pallbearers at the funeral were David T. Peterson, Normond Kolpin, Victor Rodriguez, Victor Rodriguez, Jr., Ryan T. Shanahan and Jairo Maldonado.