Abbie, 91, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Arbor Springs. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m., Monday, at Sacred Heart Church in West Des Moines. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Sunday, at the church with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m.
Abbie, the daughter of Ysidro and Antonia (Altala) Murillo, was born May 17, 1925 in West Des Moines. She was a graduate of Valley High School. Abbie was united in marriage with Lalo Chia on May 31, 1951. She enjoyed cooking and baking and you never left her home empty handed. Abbie and Lalo enjoyed traveling after he retired, and spending time with their grandkids. She was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Church.
Abbie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lalo; son, Dan; and siblings: Jess, Manuel, and Tito.
Abbie will be missed by her children: Nick (Beth) Chia and Greg (Lori) Chia; grandchildren: Danielle, Tanner (Rachel), Caitlin (Tyler), and Michael; great-grandchildren Cohen and Hank; and siblings: Jane, Mary, Abel, and Mike.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family to be divided between Sacred Heart Church and Arbor Springs.