Palma Pastrana Ruiz
July 11, 2005
Palma Pastrana Ruiz of El Jebel died July 6, in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. She was 60 years old.Palma was born May 6, 1945, in Ignacio Allende, Chihuahua, Mexico, to Gil Pastrana and Francisca Apodaca. She married Jerardo Ruiz in 1962. She was a housewife for a time; she was also employed by the Sardy House in Aspen and the Snowmass Club for many years.Palma is survived by husband Jerardo Ruiz; sons Sergio Ruiz, Gumaro Ruiz, Manuel Ruiz and Cesar Gerardo Ruiz; daughter Norma Ruiz; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.Palma was preceded in death by three brothers, one sister and a daughter, Christina Ruiz.Visitation was held on Saturday, July 9, at Farnum-Holt Funeral Home in Glenwood Springs; and on Sunday, July 10, at Kathryn Senor Elementary School in New Castle. The funeral service was held Monday, July 11, at the Church of Carbondale, with interment at Hillcrest Cemetery in Carbondale.