Sylvia “Cordy” Vallejos, age 93, died surrounded by her loved ones on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at her home in Auburn, Washington where she lived for 53 years.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd and son, Leroy.

She leaves two sons, Ed and Geno, six daughters, Elaine, Yolanda, Diane, Sandy, Geri and Lisa; 14 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, 1 sister, 1 brother and her little dog Chico.

Born in Ignacio, Colorado on June 26, 1925. She met Lloyd at a dance and they were married on April 6, 1946. After living in Colorado and Salt Lake City, they moved to Auburn in 1966.

She worked at various part-time jobs, but was mostly a stay-at-home Mom tending to her family and being “Mom” to almost everyone she met. She was deeply loved and she will be missed.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Holy Family Church in Auburn. Viewing at 9:45 am followed by mass at 10:30 am. A reception will be held immediately following mass. She will be buried at Tahoma National Cemetery at 1:45 pm.

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