Frances A. (Tafoya) Bustos (1923 - 2018)

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Swan-Law Funeral Directors
501 North Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO

October 4, 1923 September 5, 2018
Frances A. Tafoya Bustos passed peacefully at the age of 94, on September 5th, 2018 at her home in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Frances was born on the 4th of October 1923 in Chapelle, NM. She moved to Colorado as a young child with her family. Frances dedicated her life as a homemaker and caregiver of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, as well as caregiver to the elderly. She was the member of many organizations, including the American GI Forum and the Knights of Columbus.
Frances Bustos is survived by her family, Jeannette Tafoya, Daniel & Shirley Tafoya, Laura & Kent Turner Artie & Carrie Tafoya, Marsha & Patrick Miller, Phyllis Morris and Mary Sue Torgerson, Cindy & Brian Mulnix, Jerry Bustos, and Peter Bustos. She was also blessed with 30 grandchildren and great-grandchildren who love her dearly. She was predeceased by her son, David Tafoya; Arthur M. Tafoya, her husband of 45 years; and her second husband, Matthew Bustos.
There will be a funeral mass on Friday, September 14th, 2018 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The mass will begin at 10 am. She will be laid to rest beside her husband, Arthur M. Tafoya at the Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs.

Published in The Gazette on Sept. 12, 2018
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