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Angelica Salas, 29

Angelica (Vazquez) Salas, age 29, of Lester Prairie, passed away Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in a car accident near Cologne.

Angelica, a child of God, was born to Crispin and Angelina (Ruelas) Vazquez Aug. 9, 1985, in Apaseo El alto, Guanajuato, Mexico. She was baptized as an infant in her Catholic faith in Mexico, and later confirmed as a youth.

Angelica was united in marriage to Jorge Salas Aug. 9, 2008, at Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe. Angelica and Jorge’s marriage was blessed with two sons, Jorge and Omar. They made their home in Lester Prairie. Angelica and Jorge shared six years of marriage.

Angelica worked at The Cookie Factory in New Germany.

Her pastimes and pursuits speak to her dedication to her family, faith, and friends. Angelica was a faithful member at Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe. She cherished the memories and friends that she made.

Angelica’s loyalty to relatives and friends was shown in her love and care for them. We now remember Angelica, who left a footprint on all who have appreciated, and will appreciate her loving and passionate dedication to her faith, family, and friendships.

She is survived by her husband, Jorge Salas of Lester Prairie; son, Omar Salas of Lester Prairie; parents Crispin and Angelina (Ruelas) Vazquez of Lester Prairie; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jorge and Barbara Salas of Lester Prairie; siblings Hector, Antonio, Mayra, Daniel, and Annel; uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins, and many other relatives and friends.

Angelica was preceded in death by her sister, Laura Vazquez; and aunt Maria Guadalope Ruelas Amaya.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Friday, Nov. 21 at 11 a.m. at Church of St. Pius x in Glencoe, with interment following at the Glencoe Catholic Cemetery. Father Anthony Stubeda officiated at the Mass, and Kelly LeCrone and The Spanish Choir were song leaders. Sue Mielke was the organist. Musical selections included “Pescador de Hombres,” “Entre Tus Manos,” “Vision Pastoral (Cien Ovejas),” “No Podemos Caminar,” “Que los Angeles Te Lleven al Pariso,” and “Soy Feliz.”

The Salsa and Vazquez families were casket bearers.

Arrangements were by the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel of Lester Prairie. Online obituaries and guest book are available at www.hantge.com; click on Obituaries/Guest Book.

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