Enriqueta Basilio
{ "" }
Share
Share Enriqueta's life story with friends and family
Send an Email
Or Copy this URL to Share
Enriqueta Basilio was the first woman to light the Olympic cauldron when she was granted the honor at the 1968 Olympic games in Mexico City, Mexico.

We invite you to share condolences for Enriqueta Basilio in our Guest Book.

Read Full Obituary.

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Nov. 4, 2019.
Memories & Condolences
Not sure what to say?
24 entries
November 25, 2019
God is a God of all Comfort and he will Comfort the family's...My condolence
November 20, 2019
Our condolences and heartfelt prayers go out to the family. May the God of tender mercies and all comfort be with you all during this most difficult time. Please know that our loving Heavenly Father feels your pain and is eager to grant you all continuous love, peace and comfort.

MM, Jackson Mississippi
November 18, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
November 14, 2019
Sincere condolences to the family of Ms. Basilio. She is resting in Gods memory.
JE Sowell
November 12, 2019
My condolences.
November 12, 2019
May God comfort you at this time, 2 C orn 1:3,4 I'm so sorry for your lose.
November 11, 2019
Our sincere condolences to the family. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort you all during extremely difficult time.
November 9, 2019
VALENDA NEWELL
November 8, 2019
Our sincere condolences to the Basilio family. May the God of all comfort provide you all the strength to cope with your loss
November 8, 2019
My condolences to the Basilio family, what wonderful memory to cherish, truly sorry for your loss, may God be with you.
November 7, 2019
My deepest sympathy to the Basilio family for your loss! May God grant you peace and comfort as you remember Enriqueta with much love cherishing her with fondness and respect for the life she lived.
Barbara
November 7, 2019
My Deepest Sympathies
Scott Chamberland
November 7, 2019
My condolences go out to the Basilio family. She'll be missed by many.
Lee
November 6, 2019
Alishia
November 5, 2019
God bless your soul, so little was known about you, we know you are in a better place. Rest In Peace.
Johnny Rivas
November 5, 2019
I am sorry for your great loss, may the God of tender mercies comfort you.
November 5, 2019
Godspeed Enriqueta, and thank you for sharing a part of your life with us.
Harry Simpson
November 5, 2019
I offer my sincere condolences to the family of Ms Basilio. What an honor she experienced during her lifetime. May your fond memories and the comfort from God help you during this most difficult time.
C S
November 5, 2019
Rest in Peace, Enriqueta, you were Great for Mexico and for the World too. Your track skills and athletic physique were inspirational too all who knew you and those that watched you carry the Olympic Torch in 1968. You were one beautiful lady. God Bless You Always.
Antonio Halfmoon
November 5, 2019
May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. My most sincere condolences.
Miguel Andres Avila Camacho
November 5, 2019
She was truly an inspiration. I'm hoping the family can be comforted by their faith and hope.
D Johnson
November 5, 2019
May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your Loved One,comfort you and your family today and always.
November 4, 2019
Cynthia Herd
November 4, 2019
To the family,

May God be with you As a source of comfort and strength.
V M
Neighbor
Invite others to add memories
Share to let others add their own memories and condolences