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Carlos Saavedra Jr.


1926 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Carlos Saavedra Jr. Obituary
Saavedra, Carlos Jr.

Born 1926 - Died April 29, 2016



Carlos Saavedra, son of Carlos and Mercedes Saavedra, a local Albuquerque educator leaves a large extended Albuquerque family.

Surviving family include Marie Trujillo, Adele Jaramillo, Rudy Saavedra, Antoinette Villegas, Maria Fasano and Charlotte Saavedra, nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Carlos was born into a family of 12 children with minimal means. He married Ramona Lopez, served in the U.S. Army, raising six children while working and going to school to better himself and care for his family. He received graduate degrees in Education and served in Albuquerque School District as a teacher and administrator. He held other educational assignments in other states and countries, becoming a mentor to many and leader in bi-lingual education.

His children thank him for all he did by providing a home, food, clothing and education.

Burial will be at the Santa Fe Veteran's Cemetery.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on May 1, 2016
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