Delma Georgia Valdez

May 25, 1937 - Oct 16, 2019

Obituary

Delma G. Valdez, age 82, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2019. Delma was born on May 25, 1937 in Ledoux, New Mexico to Elvira & Eloy Valdez. She was preceeded in death by her daughter Sharon Williams. Delma worked for the County of Sacramento for over 25 years until she retired. Delma had so much love to give that she became a foster parent to many children in Sacramento. Delma is survived by her brothers, sisters, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A viewing will be held on Tuesday November 5, 2019 from 5pm-8pm at East Lawn Elk Grove Memorial Park, 9189 E. Stockton Blvd., Elk Grove, CA 95624. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday November 6, 2019 at 10am and the burial will follow at Hilltop Cemetery, 9420 Waterman Road, Elk Grove, CA 95624.

Guestbook

  • Adelina Montoya says:

    My deepest condolences to Dee’s family! I had the pleasure to work with this beautiful woman! I will deeply miss her, but the memories will forever be held in my heart! Thoughts and prayers go out to the family! Rest in peace Dee

  • Rosalie Valdez says:

    Delma has left a lot if broken hearts But she also leaves behind a lot of beautiful memories to heal us she enjoyed life and brought happiness and laughter into everyone’s lives she was so uplifting to be around. Delma was full of life and joy before her illness I love her dearly Miss my Sis but know she is in a better place with loved family

    • Adela Arguello says:

      I am so sorry for your loss for our Loss Delma is a sweet loving friend I have known her forever and one of the pictures she has my Little Dellas T-shirt on my daughter passed away 23 years ago Delma has been with us for so many good times and sad times we used to party at the Matador back in the days she is a sweet lady and we are going to miss her rest in peace my friend heaven has gained another angel

    • gonzo72200@msn.com says:

      You know how someone touches your life so much so they make a lasting impression? That was my Auntie Delma. Her laugh was contagious, her smile welcoming. And she was absolutely beautiful in and out. She always made a person feel special. I looked up to her because she was so strong-wouldn’t take any crap from anyone. She was the original OG feminist and I admired her. She is missed tremendously but her light will always shine bright. We love you Auntie Delma! Thank you always for keeping my family, and especially my peace officer in your prayers. You are an angel who has returned home. Love you – Lisa G & family

  • Christina Romero says:

    Being a good life long friend of the Valdez family Through her sister Rosalie Valdez. Delma was full of life, happy, jokester who laughed full heartedly and was so beautiful inside and out. I have been blessed to know her and got to spend time with her and her family. One great memory, was when we went to the renaissance festival in Larkspur Colorado with her sister Rosalie and daughters. We had a great time together and hearing stories about when they were young was absolutely an eye opener and was awesome. Delma is loved and will be missed. Thank you for your family time Delma.

  • Theresa Cavanagh says:

    Delma will be missed.. she always had a big heart and welcome everyone to her home … she was a wonderful sister-in-law I always enjoyed her Rest In Peace

  • Adelina Montoya says:
  • Christine Valdez says:

    Aunt Delma was to me always laughing and smiling she will be truly missed. With Love Christine Valdez

  • bluemerle7@gmail.com says:

    My favorite Auntie, I will miss you so much. You always had a smile on your face and made everyone around you so happy. I know you’re shining bright in Heaven just as you did here on Earth. Love You. Always, Nena

  • Richard Bolka says:

    To all the Family, of Delma, i woud like to share from the book of Hebrews 10:34 For ye had compassion of me in my bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of your goods, knowing in yourself that ye have in heaven a better and enduring substance. My sincerest sympathy Rick.

  • J.R Valdez says:

    Delma you were always good to me it was you and nancy that taught me how to take care of myself and know that i was all that i needed to be. You could be strong but also compassionate toward the less unfortunate. I have been very blessed to have had you and my other sisters in my life. I Love You. J.R

  • Darwin Mestas says:

    The World has lost a special person who I called Auntie Delma…… Rest in peace…..

  • Lisa Goossen says:

    Auntie Delma was a true treasury. The love she had for her kids and Family was Unconditional. Her laugh was contagious and her Smile was as beautiful as she was. But most of all she could dance. And she really could dance πŸ’ƒ. One of my fondest memories was hanging out at my grandmas house in Cheyenne. Watching her dance to Funky-town. To this day when I hear that song. I think of her. Rest In Peace. LYLT Lisa Goossen

  • Adelina Montoya says:
  • Kate Spangenburg says:

    Dee was a friend to all, she never was too busy, always there to help. Condolences from our family (the family of Jean Kittredge) to yours. -Kate Spangenburg

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