October 24, 1925 – October 5, 2010
Jennie Adams October 24, 1925 ~ October 5, 2010
Jennie Adams of Greeley died Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at Denver Health Medical Center. She was born October 24, 1925 in San Bernardino, California to Florian and Margaret (Jaramillo) Fajardo.
Jennie grew up in Commerce City, and throughout her life, lived in Hawaii, San Francisco and the Philippines. She worked as a waitress at Mexican restaurants in the San Francisco Bay area, and Honolulu Hawaii. Jennie was artistic and creative. She made jewelry, ceramics and flower arrangements. She also loved sewing and cooking for her family and friends. She loved life and was a friend to all.
She is survived by her daughters Mary Helen Gallegos (Richard) of Greeley, Alice Blair of Ft. Collins, Margaret Louise Alo of Mountain View, California, Jean Katsuda of Waipahu, Hawaii, and Cindy Watanabe of Ft. Collins; sons Joe Stephen Zamora of Hayward, California, and John E. Ramirez (Constance) of Denver; sisters Rosie Mitchell of Commerce City and Betty Kennedy of Denver; brothers Pat Fajardo of Rapid City, South Dakota, Tony Fajardo of Frederick and Joe Fajardo of Commerce City; 20 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her husband Jack Adams, a son Thomas Zamora and brothers Richard Fajardo, Daniel Fajardo and Florian Fajardo, Jr.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 W. 28th St., Greeley, CO 80634.
Recitation of the Rosary 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Greeley followed with a Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Inurnment Sunset Memorial Gardens.
- Rosary Tuesday, October 12, 2010
- Memorial Mass Tuesday, October 12, 2010
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DOROTHY AND JOE FAJARDO
October 7, 2011
SIS IT,S BEEN A YEAR SINCE YOU LEFT US. IT SEEMS LIKE IT WAS YESTERDAY I MISS YOU SO MUCH. I MISS YOUR SMILE AND YOUR LAUGHTER RIP SIS WE LOVE AND MISS YOU. LOVE JOE AND DOROTHY FAJARDO
November 10, 2010
Aloha e' Grandma Jennie. Your love rained down on me my entire life and you're one of the reasons I smile so much. Love you and miss you to the fullest. Joshua
November 8, 2010
November 6, 2010
I love you Aunty and will miss you! I pray for the family! Ben Fajardo
November 4, 2010
My mother Jennie is a beautiful and caring mother. Full of love and laughter. As a single mother, she raised me as best she could on her tips she made as a waitress in Hawaii. I gave her such grief when I was a teenager. As an adult and a mother myself, I asked her for forgiveness for all I put her through. She looked at me puzzled and said, I only remember you being a loving and good daughter. I am proud of who you are and the mother you.ve become. She became the best grand mother to my chldren and a good friend and confidant to me. I miss you mommy. You will never be forgotten
November 4, 2010
My dear grandma, whom i miss so much. You were actually more like my mother considering mine had died when i was so young, grandma raised me for several years and i have such fond memories growing up with her in Colorado. Her sudden untimely passing took such a toll on me. I would call her on almost a daily basis just to chat with her, she would always be the first person I'd call to share my good news with, and I could always come to her with any problem and she would instantly cheer me up. Grandma had such an amazing bubbly personality, it was impossible to be anything but happy around her. I used to come and stay with her every summer and we would go to garage sales, craft stores and thrift stores finding all the best deals on such unique items. She had truly one of the most creative minds I've known. She made such intricate jewelry, beautiful floral arrangements and dolls. I would consider grandma as unstoppable, she was never one to slow down or let anything get in her way, she was 84 but never acted her age. She was so full of life and energy it was so amazing. Not a single day passes that i don't have the desire that i could simply pick up the phone and call her, I miss her so much she was the closest person in my life and without her i feel lost. I'm grateful that the last conversation we had was that I got to share the news of my new job and she was so excited, I know i was one of her biggest concerns and I'm glad to know she was rest easy knowing that I'm going to be okay. She helped me so much and was there for me when no one else was in my life, i honestly wouldn't be where I am today without her help, and for that I'm eternally grateful. Although she's no longer here in person, i feel her in spirit and i know she would be proud of me. The candle with her photo from the reception sits on my night stand and i look at it everyday wishing she was still her, theres nothing in this world that can replace a grandmothers love, and hers was one of a kind. Rest in peace grandma knowing that i love you more than anyone else on this earth and I'm honored to of been able to call you my grandma and to of shared so many wonderful memories together. I love you.
Linda & Butch Koenig
November 3, 2010
Our condolences go out to Joe & Dorothy and Jennie's entire family. Prayers for you all.
JOE AND DOROTHY FAJARDO
November 3, 2010
JENNIE ADAMS WAS A VERY SPECIAL LADY AND SISTER INLAW WE HAD SO MANY LAUGHS TOGETHER. WHEN YOU WERE DOWN SHE WOULD MAKE YOU LAUGH AND MADE THE WORLD SEEM BRIGHTER. WE SPENT ALOT OF TIME TOGETHER AND SHE IS SURELY MISSED ALOT BY HER BROTHER JOE AND I. WE MISS YOU SIS. LOVE JOE AND DOROTHY FAJARDO