Olivia "Oly" Victoria Apodaca, 68, of Pueblo, Colorado, passed away on 11 December 2020.
She was born to parents Ben Apodaca and Victoria Apodaca (Valles), on 25 August 1952 in Pueblo, Colorado.
She graduated from Central High School in 1970.
Olivia "Oly" worked as a Lead Tech for 20 years. Starting from the assembly line, working her way up. After 20 years of service, she was placed on disability for her rheumatoid arthritis and lupus that had affected her health and abilities to physically continue to work.
She enjoyed music, dancing, her faith, movies, trivia, crosswords, gambling and casinos, and helping those in need. She also faithfully attended church and gave her time to teach Catechism classes and help the church whenever needed. Oly was a jokester, and prankster and loved to make people laugh. Chances are she had touched your heart with laughter.
Olivia "Oly" met Elmer Aragon in 1997 while working at Trane Co. The two have enjoyed many years together enjoying car shows, road trips and casinos and their love for the Denver Broncos.
Olivia is survived by Elmer Aragon, husband, Brandon Pacheco, son, Desiree Pacheco (Joe Martinez), daughter, Victoria Medina, granddaughter, Jordan Medina, grandson, Joni Martinez, granddaughter, Yvonne (Chuck) Martinez, sister, Ben (Jean) Apodaca, brother, Renee (Mike) Archuleta, Sister, Jason (Ashley) Martinez, nephew, Adam (Jessica) Martinez, nephew, Danielle Martinez, niece, RaeAnne (Abe) Cruz, niece, Kaylene Archuleta, niece, Jonathan Massey, nephew, Isaac Massey, nephew, Grace Apodaca, niece, AJ Apodaca, nephew.
She was preceded in death by Victoria & Ben Apodaca, Parents, many aunts and uncles. In lieu of flowers/donations, memorable contributions for her long obit. (that would have pissed her off) can be sent to 2127 Lynwood Lane, Pueblo, CO 81005 or Charity donations to the Lupus Foundation, www.lupus.org
The family has entrusted Angelus Chapel with the arrangements of cremation. A Private Mass Service & Rosary is scheduled for Friday January 8th, 2021, 11:00 am at Holy Family Parish. No reception will follow due to Covid. Ceremony will also be streamed via the Holy Family site. A full celebration of Olivia’s life will be during AUG 2021 for everyone to enjoy.
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