Elma Maestas (October 10, 1924 – September 8, 2022)

Elma Maestas (October 10, 1924 – September 8, 2022)

Elma Maestas, 97, passed away Thursday, September 8, 2022 at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center in Green River, Wyoming.  She was a resident of Green River for 71 years and former resident of New Mexico.

She was born October 10, 1924 in Llano, New Mexico; the daughter of Matias Dominguez and Maria D. Tafoya.

Mrs. Maestas attended schools in Llano, New Mexico.

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She married Manuel Maestas August 17, 1942 in Penasco, New Mexico.  He preceded her in death on June 14, 1975.

Mrs. Maestas was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

She was a member of Christian Mothers and F.O.E. Women’s Auxiliary.

Mrs. Maestas loved spending time with her family; gardening; playing Bingo and traveling to Wendover, Nevada.

Survivors include five sons, Daniel Maestas of Green River, Wyoming, George Maestas of Green River, Wyoming, Manuel Maestas and wife Terrie of Arkansas, Floyd Maestas and partner Teresa of Green River, Wyoming, Arthur Maestas of Green River, Wyoming; nine daughters, Jane Romero and husband Robert of Taylorsville, Utah, Wyola Medina of Las Vegas, Nevada, Marcella Montoya and husband Ronnie of Green River, Wyoming, Florippe Lopez and husband Benito of Vadito, New Mexico, Betty Mendoza and husband Richard of Henderson, Nevada, Marian Punches and husband Les of Green River, Wyoming, Lula Villa of Green River, Wyoming, Tina Goglio and husband Kevin of Green River, Wyoming, Bernadette Wilson and husband Brad of Rock Springs, Wyoming; 32 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; several cousins.

He was preceded in death by her husband, parents, three sons, Joe Maestas, David Maestas, Rudy Maestas; two brothers, Armando Dominguez and Manuel Dominguez.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, September 16, 2022 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 900 Hitching Post Drive, Green River, Wyoming.  A Vigil with Rosary will be conducted at 5 p.m. Thursday, September 15, 2022 at the Church. Graveside Services and Internment will be in the Riverview Cemetery.  

The family respectfully requests donations be made in Elma’s memory to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 900 Hitching Post Drive, Green River, Wyoming 82935

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