Yolanda Alonzo Obituary – The Arizona Republic

Yolande Alonzo

Glendale – Yolanda Marie Alonzo, 67, of Glendale, Arizona, died after a fierce battle with aggressive cancer, Yolanda died on April 5 while hospitalized at home. She is survived by her daughter Myki (Dillon) as well as her grandchildren Jaydin, Brody, Hunter and Gunner as well as her two brothers Ed and Armando (Lorri). Yolanda was born on September 18, 1954 in Flagstaff, AZ to Benito and Isabel Alonzo. She grew up as a middle child in a loving family with two brothers. Yolanda had graduated from Coconino High School and later in life returned to school to complete and earn a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Arizona State University. Yolanda was a driven professional with an unparalleled work ethic as a lawyer. As a lawyer in the courts, her duties were centered on the defense and support of victims of crime or abuse. She specializes in supporting non-English speaking people and victims. She helped her clients through the many social service programs that had to offer. She often accompanied them to court. Her work as an advocate has impacted many women and children and helped them escape harmful conditions and transition to a better life. Yolanda was an avid cross stitcher who also loved going to the beach, hanging out with family and friends and watching her grandchildren participate in sports. Her infectious smile and caring personality touched many lives. She is predeceased by her parents, her son, Teddy and her granddaughter Dylin Mycheal. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to Mayo Clinic or Hospice of the Valley. Funeral services will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Glendale on April 27 at 10:00 a.m. and at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Flagstaff on April 28 at 7:00 p.m. You are encouraged to bring any cross stitch Yolanda has made for you. A memorial Facebook group has been created at Memories of Yolanda to post comments and photos. Online condolences can be left at www.chapelofthechimesmortuary.com

Posted on April 20, 2022

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