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Michael Holguin Sr.


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Michael Holguin Sr. Obituary
Holguin, Michael Sr. "Lee"



Michael Joseph Holguin Sr. "Lee" passed away June 11, 2016 and was 87 years old. A private ceremony is being held to honor his life. He was born May 8, 1929 to Pedro and Lena Holguin, and was dearly loved by his family.

He was married for 56 years to Elpidia Carillo, and raised six children: Peggy Holguin, Therese Thomas Holguin, Michael Holguin Jr., Michelle Duran, Andrew Holguin, and Paul Holguin. In addition to his six children, he has 13 grandchildren, and two great- grandchildren.

He fought in the Korean war, and was honorably discharged after two years of service. He retired from the city of Albuquerque police department as a mechanic after 27 years and became the General Manager of Chicks Harley Davidson. He also started a farm with 152 acres of alfalfa and winter wheat and cattle, ran a jewelry business called Zia casting, among many other endeavors.

He was deeply loved and respected by all who knew him and we will all miss him. Rest in peace pop, thank you for all you did for us!

See you in Heaven!
Published in Albuquerque Journal from June 30 to July 1, 2016
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