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Carolyn M. Medina
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“I am so sorry and sad to her about your mom. Be Blessed. I think about all of you a lot and will missed your mom greatly. Love, Phyllis ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Phyllis Howard - Bogue, KS

“Patsy, Cathy and families - We are so sorry for your loss. Carrie was such a special friend and support for our family. Watching the 'soaps' with...Read More ยป
2 of 6 | Posted by: Nancy Tanner

“Cathy,I'm so sorry for your loss. Mothers are so precious and I know you will miss her very much. Remember...she lives on through you. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Teresa Collins - Round Rock, TX

“So sorry Cathy for your loss. Hugs to you and sympathy to all the family. Love Sandra and Jack ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Sandra and Jack Preston - TX

“My thoughts and prayers go to the family during this time of sorrow. May the many happy memories help ease the pain in the days ahead. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Randy Losey - Las Animas, CO

“We will always love you momma, you will be forever in our hearts. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Cathy & Robert Eckert - TX


Carolyn M. (Tanner) Medina was born on February 28, 1936 to Robert and Simona (Brito) Tanner in Las Animas, Colorado. She passed away on November 10, 2013 at the Bent County Nursing Care Center in Las Animas at the age of 77.
Carolyn married Telesforo Medina in Raton, NM on July 11, 1953. They were blessed with three daughters. Carolyn loved Bingo, quilting, sewing, and cooking. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Las Animas.
She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Tafoya and husband, Leonard of La Junta, CO and Cathy Eckert and husband, Robert of Round Rock, TX; brothers, Joe Tanner and wife, Janie of Denver, CO, Richard Tanner of Pueblo, CO, and George Tanner of Chula Vista, CA; five grandchildren; many other relatives and a host of friends.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Shirley Ann on May 4, 2010; husband, Telesforo Medina on January 19, 2011; brother, Jack Tanner; and two sisters, Emilina Tanner and Margaret Trujillo.