Rae C. Garduño was born Aug. 22, 1924, and died peacefully on April 13 at her home in Santa Fe.
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She is preceded in death by her parents, Gregorio and Josefa Gonzales; her husband, Abel Garduño; sister, Lourdes Lorence, and brother, Demecio Gonzales.
She is survived by her daughters, Annabella and husband, Mike, Ramona and husband, Jeffrey of Santa Fe, and Stephanie and partner, Jose of Cordova; grandchildren, Diego, Monica, Sarah, Santiago and Greg; sister, Benita Perez of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; 11 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was beloved by all her family and will never be forgotten.
Open visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Monday at McGee Memorial Chapel followed by a rosary at 6 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis, with reception following at Crespin Hall. Burial will take place at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Santa Fe National Cemetery.
Donations to PMS Hospice in Santa Fe or flowers are gratefully appreciated.
Arrangements are under the direction of Berardinelli Family Funeral Service; 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, N.M. 87505; 505-984-8600
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Berardinelli Family Funeral Service
1399 Luisa Street
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Published in Las Vegas Optic on Apr. 18, 2014