Socorro Maria Murillo

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Socorro Maria Murillo was born Aug. 4, 1941, in Rotan, Texas, to Fernando and Laurencia (Fernadez) Perez. As a young girl, Socorro grew up and attended school in Texas before moving to Colorado.
Socorro met Gregorio Murillo in Colorado and the couple were married on Sept. 7, 1967, in Greeley, Colorado. Socorro and Gregorio settled in Ft. Lupton, Colorado, where they lived for several years before making Imperial, Nebraska, their home. Socorro was a homemaker and a daycare provider. She was also a Girl Scout troop leader.
Socorro enjoyed listening to music and driving around with Gregorio. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Socorro passed away Dec. 12, 2020, at her home in Imperial. She was 79 years of age.
Socorro was preceded in death by her parents Fernando and Laurencia Perez; husband Gregorio Murillo; brothers Alejandro and Oscar Perez; sisters Carmen and Connie Perez; and grandson Luiz Quezada.
Survivors include: daughters Esperanza “Jessie” Murillo of Imperial, Mary Quezada and husband Jaime of Imperial, Irma Munoz and husband Ruben of Imperial, Angie Murillo of Imperial, Veronica Murillo of Imperial; sons Gregorio Murillo III and wife Maria of Imperial, Ray Murillo and Stacy Fosbinder of Imperial; grandchildren: Abraham Ramos, Maria Ramos, Carolina Ramos, Catarina Ramos, Mark Murillo, Abby Murillo, Gilberto Murillo, Gabriela Murillo, Antonio Quezada, Jamie Quezada, Ramon Varay, Juan Varay, Erica Varay, Josie Garcia, Alondra Garcia, Isabella Torres, Pricilla Torres, Krista Murillo, Caitlyn Murillo, Ray Murillo, Tiffany Castle, Brittney Simeon, and Zach Murillo; 25 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law: Rey Murillo and wife Stella of Brownsville, Texas.
A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, 10 a.m. (MT), at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Imperial, with Father Lothar Gilde officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, Imperial.
Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, 2-7 p.m. (MT), at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Imperial.
A Rosary will be recited Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, 7 p.m. (MT), at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Imperial.
A memorial has been suggested to the Murillo Family for a future designation.
Online condolences may be left at
Liewer Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements


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