Loretta M. Haggberg, 82, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt, passed away at home, Top of the World, AZ Friday, May 31, 2013.
Loretta was born in Superior, AZ on October 18, 1930 to Pat and Mollie Gorham and had 10 brothers and sisters. Loretta was raised in Superior and Graduated form Superior High School in 1948. She lived in Superior until she moved to Top of the World in 1976.
Loretta is survived by her daughters: Mary Ann (Gary) Venturelli, Top of the World, AZ, Dee (Mark) Rabago, Superior, AZ and “daughter” niece Patty Ann (Michael) Espinoza, Superior, AZ; grandchildren: Gary Venturelli, Vanessa (Martin) Navarrette, Paul Rabago, Andrea Rabago, and Nathan Taylor; great grandchildren: Cierra, Austin, and Adam Navarrette; brothers: Jack (Evelyn) and Danny (Rose) Gorham; sister: Patricia Brown; and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her partner of 36 years, Lewis Williams and his extended family. Mom is resting at peace in heaven with her granddaughter Trina Venturelli, who preceded her in death in 2004.
A memorial service will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at St. Frances of Assisi Parish, Superior, with a Rosary at 9 a.m. and burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery, Superior. An online guestbook may be found at www.superiorfuneral.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to the Superior Little League, PO Box 313, Superior, AZ 85173.