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Louis Gallegos

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Gallegos, Louis A.


Louis A. Gallegos, age 83, a resident of Belen, NM, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016. He was born on March 18, 1934, to Espiridon and Casimira Gallegos. Louis had a very kind heart & would help everyone. He served in the United States Army from 1953 â€" 1955. Louis earned the National Defense Service medal, The Korean service medal, the United Nations Service medal and The Good Conduct medal. He attended St. Mary's and he graduated from Belen High School in1952. Louis retired from the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 1982, and he retired from the State of Alaska Housing Authority in 1995.

He loved playing pool at the Senior Citizens Center in Rio Communities. Louis is survived by his loving wife, Irene Gallegos; his daughter, Anna and husband, Dwayne; and sons, Louis Jr. and wife, Ann, and Greg and wife, Elena. Louis was also survived by five grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

All services will be held at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church, on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. A Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m., with a Rosary to be recited at 11:30 a.m., and a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 12:00 p.m. Internment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 3:00 p.m. A Reception will be held the following day at the Elks Lodge in Belen at 1:00 p.m. Please join us in sharing memories and visiting with the family. Please sign Louis's online tribute at


Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St. Belen, NM.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Sept. 20, 2016
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