Jose Santistevan

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  • "Rest in peace Archie."
    - Bill Vigil
  • "God Bless uncle, now you are with Aunt Flora the love of..."
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Santistevan, Jose Arcenio (Archie)



Jose Arcenio (Archie) Santistevan died on February 26, 2017 at his home in Albuquerque. Archie was born on June 6, 1938 to Sais and Amalia Santistevan. Born and raised in Costilla, NM, he graduated from Costilla High School in 1959 and began his work life in Santa Fe.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Sais Santistevan & Amalia Arellano Santistevan; wife, Flora Santistevan; brothers, Juan and Erminio Santistevan.

He is survived by brother Abel Santistevan, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Born and raised in Costilla NM, he graduated from Costilla High School in 1959 He started his work life in Santa Fe, eventually moving to Albuquerque where he met & married his wife Flora in 1960. He worked for Hydro Conduit of Albuquerque & in time moved on to work a 30 plus-year career with Sunwest Bank until retirement. In retirement he took up a second career as a Landscaper for several years until he decided it was time to slow down & focus on his friends, family & his own yard.

A rosary will be held on Friday March 10th, 2017 at 7:00 pm., And the Funeral on Saturday March 11th, at 10:00 a.m. All at his Parish, Church of the Ascension on 2150 Raymac Road.

Religious Service Information
Church of the Ascension
2150 Raymac Rd SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Mar. 9, 2017