Cristina V. (Velasquez) AtienzoDecember 5, 1937 ~ July 20, 2017 (age 79)
Cristina V. Atienzo, 79, of Decatur, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the Adams Memorial Hospital. She was born on December 5, 1937 in Durango, Mexico to the late Epimenio and Patrocinio (Sepulveda) Velasquez. On January 18, 1956 she married Mariano C. Atienzo, Sr.
She was a member of the St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. She was a homemaker and worked at Red Gold in Geneva for 22 years.
Cristina is survived by her husband Mariano; 2 sons, Manuel V. Atienzo of Celina, OHand Mariano V. Atienzo, Jr of Decatur, IN; 3 daughters, Cecilia Ochoa of Indianapolis, IN; Sildain (Ulises Ayala) Atienzo and Sonia (Jennifer) Atienzo-Fisher of Hoagland, IN; 2 sisters Mercedes and Alejandra. She has 12 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a son, Jose Luis, a daughter Luciana, a sister, Maria, and 2 brothers, Victoriano and Eustorgio.
Visitation will be on Sunday, July 23, 2017 from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home, with a reciting of the Holy Rosary at 4:00 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 24, 2017 at the St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, with visitation one hour prior from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. in the St. Mary’s Parish Hall. Father Bob J. Lengerich will be officiating and burial will take place in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Sociedad De Guadalupe c/o Adam Eugia.