Flora J. Baca

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Flora J. Baca

Flora J. Baca, 85, beloved mother, grandmother, and sister passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017 surrounded by family.

She was born on February 3, 1932 to Serapio Jaramillo and Eliza Gonzales Jaramillo in Tuloso, N M and resided in Tecolotito, NM for most of her life.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jose L. Baca; son Desiderio Baca; special sister Isabel "Chavelita" Jaramillo; parents Serapio and Eliza Jaramillo; in-laws Bonefacio and Lucia Baca.

She is survived by her three daughters Poliga Baca, Annabel Baca-Shafer, Delfinia and Ken Finnestad; six grandchildren Diego Robinson, Racquel and Travis Barnes, Phillip Robinson and Sharz Weeks, JoAnn amd Shaun Leblanc, Celerina and Roy Huddleston, Kenneth Finnestad III; four great-grandchildren: Carson and Tyler Barnes, Casey Jo Huddleston, and Kempson LeBlanc; brother and sister Serapio Jaramillo and Lucy Bachicha; other brothers: Luis (Josie), Bernardo, Eloy, Larry and Ralph Jaramillo; other sisters Erlinda Jaramillo, Lugarda Espinoza, Faye Trujillo, Lorraine Tafoya; brother-in-law Benito Baca; sisters-in-law: Gloria Lucero, Isabel Bachicha and Sony Cordova; numerous other relatives and friends.

Flora dedicated her life to being a mother and along with raising her own children had a hand in raising all of her brothers and sisters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She loved her family and loved spending time with them. Her favorite days were those when she was surrounded by those she loved. Flora was known for making those around her feel special. She will always be remembered for her kindness and love.

Rosary services will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 10:00 am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Anton Chico, NM. Funeral service will be conducted on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 11:00 am also at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Interment will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Cemetery in Tecolotito, NM with the following serving as casket bearers, Diego Robinson, Phillip Robinson, Kenneth Finnestad, Shaun LeBlanc, Gilbert Baca and Jerry Jaramillo. Honorary bearers will be Travis Barnes, Roy Huddleston and Sharz Weeks.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rogers Mortuary, 600 Reynolds Avenue, Las Vegas, NM, 505-425-3511 or 1-800-479-3511. Please visit our website:


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Published in Albuquerque Journal from Nov. 2 to Nov. 3, 2017