HELPER - Our loving mother, grandmother and friend, Socorro Soto Garcia, age 92, passed away peacefully Nov. 25, 2008 at her home in Helper.
She was born Oct. 19, 1916 in Morenci, Ariz., to Aristo and Juana Dalensuela Soto. Married Enrique "Henry" Garcia May 11, 1932 in Crested Butte, Colo. He died March 20, 1979.
Socorro was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Helper for many years.
She enjoyed going to Wendover and hitting many big jackpots.
She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Survived by her children, Rose (Fred) Christiansen, Jean Velis, Gilbert Garcia, all of Salt Lake City; Raymond (Neida) Garcia, Edward (Pamela) Garcia, both of Helper; Henry J. (Esther) Garcia, Salt Lake City; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Enrique "Henry" Garcia; sister, Edubiges S. Garcia; brother-in-law, Mike Garcia; great-grandson, Klynt Barber; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral Mass Monday, Dec. 1, St. Anthony Catholic Church in Helper. Vigil service Sunday, St. Anthony Catholic Church. Committal, Mountain View Cemetery, Helper. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price.