Leonard C. Esquibel a resident of Tecolote, N.M., passed away on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at his residence in Tecolote.
He was born in Las Vegas, N.M., on Oct. 16, 1961 to Antonio Esquibel and Marcella Pacheco.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jose Antonio Esquibel Sr., brothers: Anthony Esquibel Jr., Dennis Esquibel and Fred Esquibel; grandfather: Delfinio Pacheco; grandmother: Aurora Pacheco
He is survived by his mother: Marcella Esquibel; daughter: Amy Esquibel; brothers: Gene Esquibel and wife, Mabel, all of Tecolote; Richard Esquibel and wife, Diane, of Las Vegas; Victor Esquibel, sisters: Virginia Esquibel; Lucille Trujillo and husband, Marvin, all of Tecolote; mother of his daughter: Jeanette Martinez of Tecolote; sister-in-law: Barbara Esquibel and Andy Padilla of Rio Rancho; special niece: Amanda Esquibel; 16 nieces and nephews; 13 great-nieces and nephews and one on the way; numerous: aunts, uncles , other relatives and many friends.
Rosary services were held at 7 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 24) at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Las Vegas. A second rosary will be held at 7 p.m. today (Aug. 25) at Our Lady of Sorrows in Tecolote.
Funeral services will be conducted at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Tecolote, with Father George V. Salazar as celebrant. Serving as casket bearers will be, Freddy Esquibel, Jessie Esquibel, Robert Esquibel, Marvin Esquibel Jr., Marvin Trujillo Sr. and Kenny Esquibel. Serving as Honorary bearers will be Freddy Martinez, Tony Martinez, Johnny Martinez, Jacob Knezevich and Candelario Gutierrez.
Please visit our website: www.rogersmortuarynm.com to sign the online register book.
Arrangements are under the direction of Rogers Mortuary, 600 Reynolds Ave. Las Vegas, NM, 1-800-479-3511 or 505-425-3511.
Rogers Mortuary - Las Vegas
600 Reynolds Avenue Las Vegas, NM 87701
Published in Las Vegas Optic on Aug. 25, 2014