KENNETH DUANE BACA 41, of Santa Fe, NM, passed away suddenly on Friday May 10th, 2013. Kenneth was born in Santa Fe, NM, March 9th, 1972. He attended Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, NM. He continued his education at the University of New Mexico where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. He was home alone at the time of his passing, but was sharing his home with his live in girlfriend Victoria Amtrillo. Kenneth will always be remembered for his love of family and enthusiasm for sports. As a young man he enjoyed playing and watching sports with his brothers and his friends. He was always an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and while attending the University of New Mexico he became a loyal Lobo athletics supporter. Kenneth enjoyed sharing his affinity for sports with his family and by taking them to NFL and Lobo games. Kenneth held a special place in his heart for his Grandmother Patrica Kraul, no words could ever accurately convey their relationship; the only word that comes close is love. Kenneth is survived by his Parents Sandra Mares, Edward Mares, and Raymond Baca; Grandmother Patricia Kraul; brother, Patrick Mares and his spouse Melyssa and their 2 sons Patrick and Anton; brother, Michael Mares and his 2 daughters, Latisha and Jodesa; brother, Jason Mares his spouse Erika and their 2 daughters Emeralda, and Lucia and their son Vincent; brother Johnathan Mares; sister, Tracy Mares and her son Dominic; sister, Victoria Mares and her son Matthew and many Aunts, Uncles and several other relatives and friends who loved him very much. A Rosary service will be held Thursday May 16th at Rosario Chapel 540 Rosario Blvd Santa Fe, NM at 7:00PM. Funeral services will be Friday May 17th at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi at 10:00AM. Rivera Family Funerals and Cremations 417 East Rodeo Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87505 Phone: (505) 989-7032 Fax: (505) 820-0435

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Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900