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Aurelia C Delgado November 25, 1937 - January 6, 2021

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Aurelia was welcomed to heaven by her son Rick on January 6, 2021. She leaves behind her husband Sofio and sons Jose, Sam, Angel, and Jaime Delgado. She was a grandmother and great grandmother to many children who appreciate her influence in their lives.

Aurelia was best known for her cooking and made a career of it. She raised her children in El Paso, Texas working to prepare meals for elementary school children. She later moved to Chandler, AZ where she ended her career preparing meals for senior citizens. She was the Kitchen Coordinator at the Gilbert Senior Center for more than 12 years managing meal preparation for the Gilbert and Chandler Senior Centers including Meals on Wheels in Gilbert, Chandler and Sun Lakes.

Although Aurelia will be dearly missed, the family finds comfort knowing she is at peace with family and friends who passed before her.


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    Larry & Carol Deskins says

    She was a sweetheart and we loved her very much. She will be missed. We are so sorry for loss but our loss is heaven’s gain!

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      Kelly says

      Thanks mom and dad! We love you and appreciate you support, love and prayers!

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    Candy and Mark Rebstock says

    Sending love to our extended family during this difficult time. Aurelia’s love was tremendous and I hope you feel surrounded in her love now and forever.

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      Kelly Delgado says

      Thanks Candy and Mark! We love and appreciate you!

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    Angie Alvarez says

    She was an amazing woman she taught me so much she taught me to be strong and to take care of myself and I have a lot of special memories growing up with her and then Kygo family they are all very dear and I am going to miss her with all my heart

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    Angie Alvarez says

    My heart and my prayers go out to all of the other family I know this is going to be a tough time keep your faith in God and he will see you through this one day at a time

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      Kelly Delgado says

      Thanks Angie….I know you had a special relationship with Aurelia. Sending you our love and appreciate your support!

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    Bernadette Garcia says

    My thoughts and prayers are with y’all 🙏🏼🤍! She will be greatly missed. My condolences 💐 to your family.

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      Kelly Delgado says

      Thank you! We appreciate your support.

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    Kelly Delgado says

    Aurelia was someone who spoke her mind, (you knew if she didn’t like or approve of something) but she was also kind, supportive and loved you regardless. She enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren and would often reach out to them saying “Let me see you, let me see you” in the softest sweetest voice. She could reach into a refrigerator where I would think there nothing to eat and create the most wonderful tasting meals.

    I am grateful for Aurelia helping me to support my family by referring me to a PT position that opened up at one of the senior centers she prepared meals for. I am still working for the same programs today and its been 20 years!

    My prayers for Sofio and her sons Lalo, Sam, Angel and Jaimie…..I love you all!

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