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Gilbert G. Valdez


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Gilbert G. Valdez Obituary
Gilbert G. Valdez, 85, of Alamogordo, passed away, Friday, April 23, 2010, at his home.
He was born Sept. 2, 1924, in Pagosa Springs, Colo., to Feliciano and Josefa (Martinez) Valdez. He was a rancher all his life and worked for the city of Alamogordo for 20 years. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He was a loving and kind person and loved his children and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his three sisters, Rose Facker, Raquel Archuleta and Elsama Martinez.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Belen Valdez of the family home; daughters, Nelly Valdez of Alamogordo and Carol Valdez of Phoenix, Ariz.; a son, Gilbert Valdez, Jr. and wife, Angie, of Roswell; grandchildren, Dolores Shields of Alamogordo and Aliyah and Sophia; a brother, Gene Valdez of Alamogordo; sisters, Phyllis Hakes, Delphina McFatridge and Arbella Martinez all of Pagosa Springs and 23 nieces and nephews.
The rosary will be recited at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church by Dolores Otero.
Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Bryant Hausfeld, O.F.M., Celebrant.
Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery.
The family will greet friends on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the rosary begins at the church.
The Valdez family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the funeral services.

To sign the online register book, please visit www.alamogordofuneralhome.org.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Apr. 25 to May 25, 2010
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