Dalila Quadros was born on Nov. 9, 1925, in Lorenzo, Texas, to Jesus Jose Jiménez and Soledad Espinoza Jimenez. She was called home by her Heavenly Father on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. Visitation will be Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Ballard Funeral Home. A memorial service will be at Ballard Chapel, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Herbert Gage officiating. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery.
Dalila was retired from St. Mary’s Hospital, where she worked for more than 29 years. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking and gardening and made many quilts for members of her family.
Dalila was preceded in death by her husband Ruben Quadros; parents Jose and Soledad Jiménez; brothers, Daniel E. Jiménez and David E. Jiménez; and sister Dora J. Garcia. She is survived by her children, Dinah Foote and her husband Randy, of San Francisco, Liz Nelson and her husband Mike, of Edwardsville, Ill., and Frank Lujan and his wife Lia, of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Renee Grover, Michael Nunez and David Regalado; a very special great-granddaughter Gabriella Regalado, who brought her sunshine and joy that could make Dalila smile!; two brothers, Joe and Gilbert Jimenez; and two sisters, Delia Hernandez and Domie McCarty.
Pallbearers will be Steve Hernandez, Cecil Dowdy, David Walter Jiménez, Frank Lujan and Rita Garcia. Honorary pallbearers are Steve Hernandez, Joe Jiménez, Gilbert Jiménez and Lazaro Garcia.
“Come to me, all you who labor and are heavy laden and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com.