LUIS HERALDO SANDOVAL Luis Heraldo Sandoval, 80, a resident of Chimayo, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2013 following a lengthy illness. He was born February 14, 1933. He was preceded in death by his parents, Esequiel and Sofia Sandoval; sisters, Teresa Martinez; brother, LeRoy Sandoval and nephews, Randy and Sandy Sandoval. Luis was a Korean War Veteran and a retired teacher and coach. He taught in Santa Fe Public Schools for many years and also at the New Mexico School for the Deaf and McCurdy School. He loved the outdoors, especially Truchas, where he and his family spent many summers. He hiked the mountain trails and shared that love with his family and friends. He enjoyed painting, wood carving and landscaping and would make every place he lived beautiful. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Mr. Sandoval is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Ruth; children, Pamela Sandoval and husband Rich Broyles, Daniel, Andrew, Tomas and Peter and wife Jennifer; grandchildren, Jesse Traub, Avalon Traub, Katelyn Sandoval and Grace Sandoval and numerous other relatives and friends. Public visitation will begin on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 5 p.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory with a devotional service to follow at 6:00 p.m. Burial is pending at this time, please contact the funeral home for further information. The family of Luis Heraldo Sandoval has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espaï¿½ola Valley. 505-747-7477 - www.devargasfuneral.com
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Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900