Juanita Arlene Roybal
10-24-1947 ~ 6-7-2016
Juanita Arlene Roybal passed away peacefully on June 7, 2016. She was born on October 24, 1947 to Julio and Isabel Cruz in Walsen Camp. She lived in Walsen Camp, attending school here in Huerfano County at Washington Elementary and at the old Hill School.
Juanita married Paul E. Roybal. Juanita and Paul had two sons, Alex (Bev) Roybal and Selso (Karlie) Roybal. She has several grandchildren which were the love of her life.
Juanita was a very caring grandmother and mother that we will all miss. Her grandchildren are Victoria (Aaron) Dixon, Randy, Andrew, Sofia, Chevy, and Brody Roybal, and Oliver, our family dog, which she became very attached to. She is also survived by Julio Cruz and by Juanita and Janet Rodriguez.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Julio and Isabel Cruz, her brothers Frankie and Bobby Cruz, her sister Helen Cortez, her husband Paul Roybal, and her companion Ray Aguilar.
Juanita worked at the Huerfano County Health Department and Shosky’s Restaurant and, later on in life, became a caregiver.
Memorial service for Juanita Roybal and Juanita’s dear brother, Robert (Bobby) Cruz will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 10 am at St Mary Catholic Church. Burial to follow at North St. Mary Cemetery.