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Ana Maria "Mae Mae" Terrazas

May 6, 2003 — April 3, 2024

Ana Maria "Mae Mae" Terrazas

Ana Maria “Mae Mae” Terrazas, born on May 6, 2003, left this world on Wednesday, April 3, 2024. She is preceded in death by her great grandmother Ana-Maria Bustamante.

 

It is impossible to sum up Maria’s life in words. To those close to her, Maria was Mae-Mae, Monkey, Coach Maria, or Miss T. She was very unique from the day she was born. She was a “daddy’s girl” through and through. Her daddy’s light and her mommy’s ground.

 

Maria was determined. At her sister’s cheer class before she was old enough to try out, she would always make her way onto that spring floor. Maria would throw skills that her little body wasn’t ready for. Failure upon failure but her confidence kept intact until she mastered the skills.

 

Cheer was her life. Her cheer family invited her into the coaching arena to start sharing her love for cheer with athletes. Maria was passionate about her kids; she would bounce around the house reading their notes with excitement. Maria would go pick up kids that couldn’t make it to the gym. Empty gas tank, six dollars to her name, a full heart, and a smile on her face, Maria loved her kids so much.

 

Mae-Mae wanted to travel the world. She loved adventures and long drives to competitions. She loved her siblings deeply. She scheduled a sibling tattoo session and had her siblings’ birth flowers forever a part of her, and her flower forever a part of them.

 

Maria was never deterred by the word “no”. At age 3 she would climb the monkey bars. I remember the chatter of parents being afraid for her because she was so tiny. I would smile because I knew I couldn’t keep her down if I wanted to. 

 

Maria found her soulmate at age 19 and fell so deeply in love. She wanted to get married, have babies and either be a Teacher/Cheer Coach or a stay-at-home mom.

 

Mae-Mae lived her life to the fullest every day. When she came home, she had nothing left in her tank. She was a light and positive beacon for so many people. An empath that felt and carried others pain and spent so much time trying to figure out how to make people feel better and heal their souls.

 

Our butterfly, never kept in one spot. She was our grounding force, our friend, a mentor, leader and one of the kindest people you could have ever met. She loved endlessly, without constraint, and never asked for anything in return.

 

Maria is survived by her loving parents, Marco and Christina Terrazas; sisters, Raquel Terrazas, and Karen Terrazas; brother, Ades Terrazas; boyfriend, Fernando Altamirano; grandparents, Jeff and Tammy Edwards, Ana Maria Ravelo, Jose Luis Terrazas, Steve and Michelle Kling; nephews, Adrian Rios, Joaquin Vazques.

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