Local artist, dog-lover Rosa Landa dies at 83 | SummitDaily.com

Local artist, dog-lover Rosa Landa dies at 83

Daily News staff report

Rosa Graciela Landa, 83, of Silverthorne died Monday at St. Anthony’s Central Hospital in Denver.

Landa was born Feb. 5, 1920, in Juaja, Junin, Puerto Rico. She grew up in Peru and became an economics teacher. She moved to Summit County in 1997.

Landa was an artist who enjoyed painting and sewing and was known for her smile, sense of humor and her five dogs. She was part of the congregation of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Dillon.

She is survived by her daughter Madelin Carter of Silverthorne; her sister Zoila Rosa of Peru; grandsons Erick Carter, Roderick Carter and Robert Carter and great grandson Erick Carter Jr., all of Summit County.

She was preceded in death by her parents, six sisters and one brother.

Funeral mass was held Friday at Our Lady of Peace. Memorial contributions may be made to the Summit County Animal Shelter or Timberline Adult Daycare Center, both in Frisco.

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