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Obituary: Gilbert H. Archuleta, Sr. Aug. 20, 2019

on August 26, 2019 - 4:27pm


Gilbert H. Archuleta, Sr., 74, a resident of Servilleta, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leo; his mother, Ruth; brother, George L. Archuleta; sister, Gloria Alvarado; son, Anthony Archuleta; father-in-law, Joe A. Giron; and mother-in-law, Dulce Nea Giron.

He worked for years through Semi Service in Salt Lake City as a Diesel Mechanic. He moved to New Mexico, where he worked for Los Alamos Public Schools for 10 years, where he retired.

He enjoyed tending to his property and watering his yard. He loved hanging around with his two favorite cousins, Adelmo and Sefer. He loved his favorite nieces, Veronica and Anthony Garcia and Josette and Jon Trevino.

Gilbert married Mary Giron Archuleta on May 26, 1962. They had three children, Gilbert H. Archuleta, Jr. (Nadine); Lori Tafoya (Tony), Lenora Archuleta (Matthew) and 10 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends.

Services are pending at this time and will be announced as soon as they become available.

The family of Gilbert H. Archuleta, Sr. has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477 –