JOSE PLUTARCO QUINTANA Jose Plutarco Quintana, known most often as "Joe," died October 27, 2013. Joe was born in Pecos, NM on December 9, 1946. His parents were Juan and Agripina Quintana. Joe graduated from Pecos High School in 1965, served in the United States Marine Corps from 1965-1970. He attended Colorado State University, receiving a Bachelor's Degree in 1973 and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1977. Upon graduation from Veterinary School, Joe journeyed to Farmington, NM and began his life as a Veterinarian at Animal Haven Clinic. Joe and his wife, Susan Moreland D.V.M, spent countless hours taking care of many four-legged creatures in the surrounding area. Joe is preceded in death by his father Juan, sisters Socorro and Luciana, and brother, John. Joe is survived by his wife Susan Moreland, mother Agripina, brothers Lorenzo (Pam) Quintana and Leonard (Bettie) Quintana, sister Valentina (Ray) Chavez and many nieces and nephews.
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900