Irene Medina (September 3, 1940 – April 11, 2021)

Irene Medina (September 3, 1940 – April 11, 2021)

Irene Medina, 80, passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2021, at her home in Green River, Wyoming. She was a resident of Green River for 70 years and former resident of Reliance, Wyoming.

Ms. Medina was born on September 3, 1940, in Arroyo Seco, New Mexico; the daughter of Demetro Medina and Amanda Trujillo.

She attended schools in Green River, Wyoming and was a 1958 graduate of the Green River High School.

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Ms. Medina worked at the Sweetwater County Courthouse as a clerk. She worked for the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 as a cashier for the luncheon program.

She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

Ms. Medina loved spending time with family, teaching catechism, word search, reading the Green River Star and Rocket Miner. She enjoyed all holidays, especially birthdays and making them very special for her family.

Ms. Medina was a member of TOPS for many years.

Survivors include her son, John D. Maldonado III of Draper, Utah, two daughters, Amy Maldonado Tuttle and husband Jeff of Rock Springs, Wyoming; Cathy Maldonado Moser of Green River, Wyoming, seven grandchildren Madeline, Maldonado, Megan Poulson, Kelsey Tuttle, Kaylee Tuttle, Brittany Moser, Mikel John Moser, Trevor Moser; six great-grandchildren, Mila Pitayo, Evelyn Poulson, Ezra Poulson, Adilynn Moffitt, Brighton Moffitt and Dossen Moffitt, several nephews and nieces survive.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, April 16 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 900 Hitching Post Drive, Green River, Wyoming. A Vigil Service with Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 15 at the church. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery. Masks and social distancing will be required.

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