Erica Elaine Chavez


It is with our deepest sorrow and regret to announce that on Jan. 20 heaven gained another angel. Our dear Erica Elaine Chavez left this earth to join the lord. My family and I are devastated by this tragedy that has affected our whole family. She was killed instantly by a pulmonary embolism.
Erica was a kind-hearted, selfless person who always put everyone else’s needs before her own. With Erica, family always came first. She was loved by everyone around her. Anyone who knew Erica knew she loved to talk and had a contagious smile that lit up a room. Erica had aspirations of becoming a sign language interpreter, hair stylist and a pediatrician. She loved the Denver Broncos and Ronda Rousey. This year, Erica would have become an aunt and been able to witness her brother get married. Erica was also looking forward to going to the prom.
Erica was the daughter of Eric and Shonie Chavez, sister of Nicole Taylor, David, Angelo, Britany and Cecelia Chavez; granddaughter of Herman and Patty (Powell) Chavez, as well as Pete and Valerie Brezall; great-granddaughter of Decederio and Eloisa Chavez, as well as Lois Garcia (Powell) and John Powell. Plus all the Chavez and Powell family!