Adonisa Ophelia Santistevan

May 1, 1932 – August 25, 2021

   Adonisa (Mary) Ophelia Santistevan, 89, of Colorado Springs went home to be with Jesus on August 25, 2021, surrounded by family. She was born May 1, 1932, to Porfirio and Benedicta Abila in Redwing, Colorado.

    Mary, a Colorado Springs resident since 1955, helped her husband run his business, Jim’s Professional Maintenance. She loved baking and cooking for her family and enjoyed gardening.

   Mary’s greatest accomplishment was being a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved being surrounded by family.

   She was an amazing and supportive wife to Santiago (James) Santistevan, love of her life, for over 51 wonderful years. Together they raised 5 children.

   She will be greatly missed by: LaVerne (Tony) Funny, Rodney (Carmen) Santistevan, and Theresa (Keith) Spaulding.  She is preceded in death by sons, James Leroy and Kenneth Dean Santistevan. She is survived by her 3 children, 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

   A service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at the Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel, 1730 E. Fountain Boulevard.

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  1. Dear Santistevan Family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Mary’s passing, but we know she is safe in the arms of Jesus. She was an incredible Christian woman and will be sorely missed. May your memories bring you comfort and peace.
    God bless you all.
    Tom, Peggy Pantoja and family

  2. I am very sorry of the passing of Mrs. Santistevan. My sincere condolences to the family. She was always a very caring individual.

  3. Laverne, wanted to let you know we are thinking of you and your family and send thoughts and prayers your way as you get through this difficult time. Marty & Johnnie Webb

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