Obituary: Arlinda M. Cautrell |

Obituary: Arlinda M. Cautrell

Arlinda M. Cautrell, a longtime resident of Granby, passed away at her home Thursday, Oct. 16.

She was born in the San Luis Valley of Colorado on Oct. 8, 1921 to Felipe and Sophia (Quintana) Pacheco ” one of 13 children. She attended grade school at the 8 Mile School on Cottonwood.

She married Joseph L. Cautrell on Sept. 28, 1946 in Hot Sulphur Springs and they raised four children together.

For many years, Arlinda worked at the Columbine Cafe and also at Mel’s Diner. She loved to crochet, have birthday parties and picnics. She loved cats and most importantly her family and was always involved in the activities of her children and grandchildren.

Arlinda is survived by her daughter, Geneva Conn and husband, Melvin; her sons Dave Cautrell and his wife Dorothy and Floyd Cautrell and his wife Robin ” all of Granby; her sister Lucille Severanio Mondragon of Albuquerque, N.M.; eight grandchildren ” Jim, Julie, Sophie, Shelly, Jennifer, John, J.L., and Tammy; 14 great grandchildren ” Brittany, Wyatt, Michael, Toni, Randi, Kamri, Taylor, Haley, Tucker, Tristin, Melanie, Brittany, Kristina and Josh; and numerous nieces

and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband Joseph; seven brothers Delfinio Pacheco, Pat Pacheco, Fares Pacheco, Fred Pacheco, Ernie Pacheco, Johnny Pacheco and Armando Pacheco; four sisters Lea Moreno, Lucy Zamora, Josephine DeHerrera, Bea Compagno; and her son Ronnie Cautrell.

A visitation will be held at the mortuary on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Fraser Valley Baptist Church with Pastor Pat O’Connell officiating. Burial will follow at Fraser Valley Cemetery with Jim Cautrell, Sophie Strandberg, John Cautrell, Shelly Conn, J.L. Cautrell, Julie Cautrell, Jennifer Conn and Tammy Braden serving as pallbearers.

Memorials can be made in Arlinda’s honor to the Fraser Valley Cemetery.

Funeral services were entrusted to the care of Foran-Schoenfeld Mortuary ~ Hot Sulphur Springs.

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