Maria Guadalupe Orozco, 67, Heyworth, died at 5:13 a.m. Tuesday (March 19, 2013) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.
Her funeral Mass will be at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Bloomington, with the Rev. Gregg Petri officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded after the service. Inurnment will be at Heyworth Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Community Cancer Center, Normal.
Carmody-Flynn Williamsburg Funeral Home, Bloomington, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born June 26, 1945, in Momax, Zacatecas, Mexico, daughter of Alberto and Margarita M. Del Real Miramontes. She married Jose “Candelario” Orozco on Dec. 23, 1961, in Mexico.
Surviving are her husband of Heyworth; her father of Mexico; two sons, Jabier (Brooke) Orozco, Normal, and Eufemio (Dori) Orozco, Bloomington; six daughters, Martina Herrera, Delia (James) Fisk and Silbia (Richard) Miramontes, all of Heyworth; Rocio (Randy) Windle, Bloomington; Marisela Roof, Towanda; and Leticia Orozco, Bloomington; 21 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Juan Antonio (Josefina) Miramontes, Mexico, and Adalberto (Lupe) Miramontes, Texas; and five sisters, Mercedes (Juan) Martinez, Texas; Elvira Estrada, Mexico; Candelaria (Jose) Correa, Bloomington; Elidia Miramontes, Texas; and Margarita (Gonzalo) Delgado, Bloomington.
She was preceded in death by her mother; two sons, Juan Ignacio Orozco and Felipe Orozco; two brothers, Rafael del Rosario and Juan Antonio Miramontes; one sister, Cuca Miramontes; and one brother-in-law, Juan Ramon Estrada.
Maria was a homemaker and also enjoyed crafting needlepoint.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to her grandchildren, Hugo and Amanda Herrera, for their special care for Maria during her time of illness.