Mary L. Bonsell-Maestas, 82, passed away on October 25, 2017. She was a resident of Longmont, Colorado for 3 years and formally a resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was a homemaker.

Mary was born on March 17, 1935 to Pedro Bonsell and Helena (Duran) Bonsell in Los Pinos, New Mexico. On August 13, 1955 she married Tommy Maestas.

Mary loved her grandchildren and especially enjoyed spending time with her great grandson, Lochlan. Mary and her sister-in-law, Nancy McBeth, nicknamed “Thelma and Louise” spent lots of time on the road to Cripple Creek for their gambling forays.

She is survived by her daughters: Rebecca Birkelo, and Michelle McGuire; her grandchildren: Ryan Birkelo (Katie), and Rachel Queen (Nic); her great grandchildren: Andrew Essman, Gabriel Essman, and Lochlan Queen. She was preceded in death by Tommy (husband), Pedro and Helena Bonsell (parents), Rebecca Bonsell Martinez (sister), Richard Birkelo (son-in-law), and Christine Martinez (niece).

There will be no services and her family will bury her ashes next to her husband, Tommy, per her request.

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