Francisco Q. Abeyta also known as "Kiko", 74, of Silver City, NM entered into eternal rest at his home on April 3, 2012 surrounded by his loving wife and family. A rosary will be recited at Baca's Funeral Chapel on April 9, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. with a graveside services following at St. Vincent Catholic Cemetery. He was born May 11, 1937, in Silver City, NM to Eusebio and Magdalena Abeyta. He devoted most of his time and energy as a care giver to all his grandchildren and spent the summers taking several of his grandchildren to the park and swimming. He enjoyed going to the casinos with his wife, picking pinons, fishing, camping, and anything to do with the outdoors. He also enjoyed wood cutting with his brother, spending time with his friends, and watching his favorite football team the Redskins. He was a very caring, loving, and wonderful devoted father; grandfather, brother, uncle, husband and friend. He retired as an underground miner and also did other miscellaneous jobs. He was survived by his wife Juanita Abeyta, five daughters, Maria Abeyta (Edward), Sally Abeyta (Lorenzo), Anna Pena (Raul), Roxanne Abeyta (Irven) all from Silver City and Sarah Abeyta (Cody) from Globe Az. Three sons Gilbert Abeyta, Luis Abeyta, Frankie Abeyta (Jenny), and a grandson that he considered his son Ben Abeyta all of Silver City; 25 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Two sisters Ylaria Pino from Silver City and Natalia Catasus from California; one brother Ruben Abeyta from Silver City, and a special uncle and aunt Pete and Sally Peru from California. Also, Survived by many nephew, neices, cousins and friends. He was proceeded in death by his parents, a brother Eusebio "Jumbo" Abeyta, a daughter Cathy Abeyta, a great granddaughter Jazzmynn Bejarano, a sister in law Susie Abeyta, and a nephew Manual "Chon" Pino.To send condolences, please login to: www.bacasfuneralchapels.com Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Silver City, Baca's Silver City Crematory, 3805 Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334. Exclusive provider for "Veterans & Family Memorial Care".
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Published in Las Cruces Sun-News from Apr. 6 to Apr. 7, 2012