JOSEPH D. BACA Joseph D. Baca born in Taos, June 10, 1928, and lived in Santa Fe passed away at home peacefully after complications with Alzheimer's on September 29, 2013. He was surrounded by family and loved so very much. Joseph was proud to serve his country in the Air Force during the Vietnam War, was a dedicated family man, and an amazing Educator. He loved the theater and we enjoyed his clever sarcasm. Joseph is preceded in death by: parents, Jose and Adela Baca; brothers, Leo, Alfonso, Alex, and Rubin Baca; sister, Mary Baca- Olguin; wife of 40 years, Marti Baca and daughter, Alicia. Joseph is survived by daughters, Adele and Anja Baca; stepson, Marc Landfair; granddaughter, Sara Stewart; grandsons, Kikko Baca and wife Ivy Baca, and Joseph Baca -Ortiz; great grandchildren: Max, Orion, and Madilyn Baca; sisters, Emma Zamora and husband Steve Zamora and Erlinda Armijo; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held on Monday, October 7, 2013 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Berardinelli Family Funeral Service, where a rosary will be recited at 7 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 11 a.m. The Burial will be held at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Special thanks to Allias Tollardo and Theresa Singleton, as well as our extended family: Anthony, Nick, Eva, Star, Judy and all of the Gentiva Hospice staff, without whom we would never survived. Thank you Team Baca!! Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com
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Berardinelli Family Funeral Service
1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900