Rose Marie LaCrue, 76 of Zephyrhills, FL passed away Friday, May 13, 2022. She was born October 8, 1945 to Felix and Marie Avila in Walsenburg, CO. Rose Marie worked as a medical transcriptionist until her retirement in 1997. She was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Temple Terrace, Florida, where she belonged to the Ladies Guild. She loved quilting and was an avid seamstress and embroiderer; she enjoyed embroidering items for her church and spending time with her family. Although her name was Rose Marie, her favorite flowers were not roses, but tulips.
Rose Marie is survived by her children, Adina Marie LaCrue and Joseph Manuel and his wife, Alexis Nichole LaCrue. Also survived are her four beloved grandchildren whom she adored, Tynan, Alanna, Loghan and Ona LaCrue.
She was predeceased by her father, Felix Avila, Sr., mother, Marie Avila, sister, Charlotte Avila, brother, Felix Avila, Jr., nephew, Gaetano Avila, and her beloved husband, Donald E. LaCrue on May 1, 2022.
Rose Marie will be truly missed.
The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Aguilar, Colorado. Rosary at 9:30 a.m., mass at 10:00 a.m., burial in the cemetery to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Inspiration Field 612 Adams Ave. La Junta, Colorado 81050 (phone) -719-384-8741 or online at www. inspirationfield.org/get-involved/donate