Maria Campos, 80, died Friday December 15, 2017 in Leoti. She was born on November 21, 1937the daughter of Jose Leon & Maria Placida (Olivas) Amaya at Rocky Ford Colorado.
Maria was born and raised in Rocky Ford Colorado. She married Margarito Jaramillo there in 1955. He died in October 0f 1974. She later married Gerardo De Jesus Campos in 1980 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Garden City. He Survives. She lived many years in Garden City, where she was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. She and her family moved to Leoti in 1991. There she became a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. A woman of deep religious faith she read the bible daily, attended mass, and lived a life worthy of the salvation her Lord promised her. She had worked for St. Catherine Hospital, The Rocky Ford Hospital and Leoti hospital as a dietician and in other positions. Other hobbies included cooking delicious enchiladas and green chile & listening to country gospel & mariachi music. Her grandkids were her pride and joy and her generous, kind spirit lives on in them.
She is also survived by her children-Richard (Rosalie) Jaramillo, Jerry ( Tina) Jaramillo, & Mark (Nicole) Campos, siblings-Mollie Padilla Helen Santisteven, Dolores Werick, Gloria Patton, Susan Sandoval, Phillip Amaya, Tony Amaya, Louie Amaya, & Charles Amaya. Grandchildren-Gabriel (Kristy) Jaramillo, Chelsea Jaramillo, Dash Campos & Krue Campos. Great Grandchildren-Isaac Jaramillo & Elijah Jaramillo. She was preceded in death by her parents, and siblings- Patsy Cruz, Eddie Amaya, David Amaya & Frank Amaya.
Rosary will be 7:00 pm Monday December 18, 2017 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Leoti. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am Tuesday December 19, 2017 at St Antony of Padua Catholic Church of Leoti with Father Benjamin Martin presiding. Visitation will be Sunday December 17, 2017 from 12:00- 8:00 pm & 9:00 - 11:00 am Monday December 18, at Garnand Funeral home in Garden City, 412 N 7th Street, Garden City, Kansas. There will be additional visitation at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Leoti on Monday December 18, 2017 from 3:00 pm until rosary time. Memorials are suggested to the Maria Campos Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. 7th Street, Garden City, KS 67846. Condolences may be posted at garnandfuneralhomes.com