Anselmo V. Maldonado, 74, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 19, 2022 with his wife, daughters, and grandchildren by his side.
He is preceded in death by his father Luis Maldonado; mother Santos Valenzuela; sons: Ernesto Maldonado, Luis Antonio Maldonado; grandson Jacob Martinez; brothers: Joel Maldonado, Porfirio Maldonado, Jesus Maldonado; and son-in-law Javier De La Rosa.
Anselmo is survived by his wife of 54 years Ernestina Maldonado; daughters: Elvira De La Rosa, Bertha Alicia Maldonado, Patricia Maldonado, Esperanza Maldonado; brother Enrique Maldonado (Delfina Galvez); sisters: Delfina Avila, Dora Sanchez (Antonio); 9 grandchildren: Ernest Gerome Maldonado (Norma), Alex Paul Maldonado, Jonathan De La Rosa, Ismael De La Rosa (Aimee), Isaiah De La Rosa, Rebekah De La Rosa, Anthony Garcia, Cruzsita Chavez, Marcos Martinez, Jr.; 4 great grandchildren: Emma Celeste Maldonado, Lexi Jade Maldonado, Adriana Maldonado, and Adelina J. Maldonado.
Anselmo was well known for his love for his family and his love for God. He enjoyed spending his days with his wife, children and grandchildren as much as time allowed, often opening his home to anyone that came to visit. Remembered by many for his kind and gentle spirit, loving and hard-working attitude, many friends were considered family due to his love for those around him. He loved to joke around, teasing his friends and family, up until his passing.
His love for God was found in his service to those around him and his church. He served as an usher for the church for over 35 years, taking his ministry with all seriousness and pride. He made every effort to be early and attentive, ready to help at a moment's notice. He greeted anyone that walked into the building with a huge smile on his face, making sure they felt welcomed when they arrived.
Anselmo was known for his hard work, constantly looking to improve or fix anything around his home. He made sure to stay organized and clean as much as he could.
A true man of faith and amazing example for his family and friends, his legacy will be in our hearts forever.
“I have fought the good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” - 2 Timothy 4:7
Anselmo's Life Celebration will begin with a Visitation on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 9:00 am at God's House Church located at 2335 Wyoming Blvd NE, 87112. Service will begin at 10:00 am. Anselmo will be laid to rest at 1:30 pm at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery located at 924 Menaul Blvd NE, 87107.
Pallbearers will be Marcos Martinez, Jr., Ismael De La Rosa, Isaiah De La Rosa, Alex Paul Maldonado, Anthony Garcia, Aldaberto Guerrero, Jose Guerrero, Fernando Gadiel Guerrero.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Ernest G. Maldonado and Jonathan De La Rosa.
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