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Sabina M. Velasquez


1942 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
Sabina M. Velasquez Obituary
(December 17, 1942 - January 17, 2011)
Sabie M. Velasquez, 68, of Tucumcari, NM, died Monday, January 17, 2011, at her home. Rosary will be held at 9:30 AM Friday, January 21, 2011, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Tucumcari, NM. Memorial Mass will follow at 10:00 AM with Father Hyginus Anuta officiating.
Sabie was born December 17, 1942, to Benigno and Elisa (Maestas) Torres in Las Vegas, NM. She came to Tucumcari from Albuquerque in 1981. She worked as a Dietitian for Santa Fe Memorial Hospital in Albuquerque until she retired. She was a member of St. Anns Catholic Church, Guadalupe Ramirez American Legion Lady Auxiliary in Logan, NM, the Knights of Columbus Lady Auxiliary, and the VFW Lady Auxiliary in Tucumcari, NM. She loved to cook, arts and crafts, and New Mexico Music. She was very proud of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her four daughters, Sandra Velasquez of Albuquerque, NM, Carmen (Mark) Sisneros, Lynda Velasquez both of Tucumcari, NM, and Dulcina Baca of Clovis, NM; two sons, Robert (Darla) Velasquez of Abilene, TX, and Herman Elebario of Tucumcari, NM; three brothers, Alfonso (Carmen) Torres of Tucumcari, NM, Bobby Torres of Las Vegas, NM, and Benjie (Mary Ann) Torres of Tucumcari, NM; a sister, Maria Jaramillo of Albuquerque, NM; ten grandchildren, Joe, David, Franchesca, Mark, Robert Jr., Diedra, Renee, Cruzi, Junior, and Louisa.; and seven great-grandchildren, Jazmine, Jayden, Julius, Elijah, Isreal, Serenity, and Cisco.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Benigno and Elisa; a daughter, Christina Velasquez; and two brothers, Manuel Torres and Zeke Torres.
Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home, Inc., (575) 762-4435, www.muffleyfuneralhome.com.
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