Olivia Y. Zozaya, 71, of Topeka, passed away on Monday, January 6, 2020. She was born December 2, 1948 in Topeka, the daughter of Pablo A. and Celia G. (Guerrero) Delgado.
Olivia graduated from Topeka High School in 1966. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.
Olivia married Guillermo Cortez, Jr. They later divorced. She married Steven Zozaya. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Mary Delgado.
Survivors include children, Graciela "Gracie" Phiri of Topeka, Yolanda "Birdie" Marin of Pomona, California, Connie Tinoco of Kansas City, Missouri, Sylvia Cortez of San Antonio, Texas and Guillermo "Willie" Cortez, III of Topeka, eleven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and her siblings, Carole Soto of Kansas City, Kansas, Theresa Ceballos of Kansas City, Kansas, Loretta Escobar of Kansas City, Kansas, Martha Salas of Independence, Missouri, Pablo Delgado, Jr. of Independence, Missouri and Freddie Delgado of Blue Springs, Missouri.
Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 13, 2020 at Dove Southeast Chapel, 2843 SE Minnesota Ave. where the family will receive friends from 9:00 - 9:30 a.m. and a Parish Rosary will be prayed beginning at 9:30 a.m. prior to service time. Cremation will follow the service and private inurnment will take place at a later date.
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