Georgiana Otero

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  • "Georgia was a beautiful, loving person. I truly loved and..."
    - Donna Lloyd Blackburn
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Georgiana Otero

Georgiana Otero, age 93, passed away March 22, 2018. Born in Chicago, Illinois but raised in Albuquerque, NM, she was a loyal Albuquerque High Bulldog who graduated in 1943 to go on to nursing school to become a nurse. In 1946 Georgiana began a loving marriage of 52 years with Meliton Otero, who preceded her in death. Georgiana was also preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Ella Chval; along with sister, Edna Tartaglia. She is survived by daughter,

Kathy Otero; sons, Meliton Otero (wife Beckie),

Michael Otero (wife Debbie), Patrick Otero (wife DeDe), Tony Otero (wife Sue), David Otero (wife Margie) and Ted Otero (wife Jennifer). She is also survived by her niece,

Loretta Dow. Georgiana enjoyed eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She co-owned Dairy Queen #6 for 35 years. She also taught catechism at Our Lady of Guadalupe for 12 years, and worked as a docent at the Museum of Natural History. She was an active alumni member of Albuquerque High School and was very active in politics. The most notable campaigns include the YES FOR 2, Gene Lusk for Governor and Joe Skeen for Congress. The Otero family would like to thank all her neighbors who took care of her, especially Anthony and Margie Delgado and the entire Delgado family, Connie Harrington and Nancy Bell.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Museum of Natural History, 1801 Mountain Rd. NW, 87104 or Meals on Wheels, 5901 Harper Dr. NE, 87109. Memorial Service will be held Saturday April 14, 2018, 9:00 am, St. Thomas Aquinas Newman Center, 1815 Las Lomas Rd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106. To view information or leave a condolence, please visit:

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7601 Wyoming Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87109
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Mar. 25, 2018
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