WELLMAN - Elizabeth Gappi Colorado was born July 2, 1961, in Ilocos Norte, Philippines the daughter of Juanito and Juanita (Pudiquet) Gappi. She graduated from PUP High School and FEATI University with a Bachelor of Science in Geodetic Engineering. She worked as Engineer in the Mines Bureau and Precious Metals Mining Company in the Philippines. On June 24, 1987, Elizabeth was united in marriage to Moody Colorado in Manila. In 1995 Elizabeth and Moody left their engineering careers and served the United Methodist Church in the Philippines and Iowa. Elizabeth was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, viewing friends on Facebook, and listening to classic Hymns and Ilocos songs on Youtube. Elizabeth passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Parkview Manor in Wellman at the age of 57 years.
Elizabeth is survived by her husband Rev. Dr. Moody Colorado of Wellman, a son John Jethro G. Colorado, of Omaha, NE; her mother Juanita Gappi, of the Philippines, two sisters: Yolanda G. Bagaoisan of Singapore and Eufrosina Gappi-Asuncion of Bicol, Philippines. She was preceded in death by her father, and a brother Joseph Gappi.
Celebration Of Life Service will be held 10:00 am Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Asbury United Methodist Church in Wellman, officiated by Rev. Lilian Gallo-Seagren. Graveside service will be held at 3:00 pm Saturday in the Norwalk Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Bernie Colorado. Visitation will be held 4:00 to 7:00 pm Friday at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman. A general memorial fund has been established. www.powellfuneralhomes.com
Pastor Moody, you and your family are in our prayers for God's comfort. Elizabeth has been welcomed home and awaits seeing you again. Bob and Lynn Javoroski
Dear Pastor Moody. I extend to you and your family my very sincere sympathy for the loss of Elizabeth. You are consoled to know that you will see her again in the kingdom of God.
Praying for your family during this time of sorrow and grief. May God's presence hold you and bring you peace.
Elizabeth had a beautiful spirit and loving heart. My deepest sympathy to Moody and their son. May God comfort you and give your hearts peace.
May the words at 1 Corinthians 15:26 be of comfort to the friends and family of Elizabeth, where it says "the last enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing."
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