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Claudia Jaso

October 30, 1920 — November 27, 2011

Claudia Gloria Estrada-Jaso, Newton, Kansas, 91, Nursing Home Aid and Waitress passed away Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, of Alzheimer’s disease at Asbury Park in Newton.

Claudia was born October 30, 1920, in Newton, KS. She married Ralph Vega in 1943 in Wichita, Ks., he died in January, 1977. She later married Nick Jaso in 1989 in Newton, he died January 10, 2006.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Delores Vasquez and Leonardo Estrada and siblings, Ramona Estrada, Dionisa Estrada, Nancy Arellano, Peter Estrada, and Joaquin Estrada.

Survivors include her siblings, Mary Campa, Frank Estrada, Jerry Estrada, Josie Palmer all of Wichita, KS. and Margret Corona, Marti Montano, Cecilia Corona, Jennie Arrellano, and Larry Estrada all of Newton, KS; children, Carmen Davila, John Vega, Steve Vega, and Lola Caire; grandchildren, Richard Davila, Steve Davila, Kristina Davila-Longston, Johnny Ray Vega, Christopher Vega, Shawn Vega, Emilio Caire, Danette Caire, Janine Burris, and Dominic Caire; great-grandchildren, Richard Davila, Nicole Davila, Jennifer Vega, Jason Vega, Johnny Ray Jr Vega, Natasha Caire, Jaden Caire, Maria Vega, Miguel Vega, Gabriela Vega, Joaquin Vega, Raccine Bryne, Rina Martinez, Derrick Gros, Danielle Talley, Bridgette Longston, B.J. Longston, Jessicah Caire, Josh Caire, Ashley Caire, Aiden Caire, Kevin Vega, Kidanny Vega, Katilyn Vega and Jason Vega; and 10 Great-great grandchildren.

Claudia loved her dogs; Nina and Coco. Being the oldest of 17 siblings she helped raised the kids and was like a second mother to them all. She was a waitress for most of her life but loved traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed cooking and sharing her recipes. She also enjoyed her music. She loved many things in life and lived life to the fullest and did things her way. She would always lend a helping hand if any family members needed it. Her family loved her very much and will miss her deeply.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday 9am til 5pm.

Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 6:00PM. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, December 1, 2011, 10:00AM, both at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Newton, KS.

Graveside and inurnment services will be at 11:00 A.M., Monday, December 5, 2011, at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Newton, KS.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Asbury Park Retirement Community, Newton, KS or Hospice Care of Kansas, contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114

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Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
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