Rafael Rocha

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Rafael Rocha
October 24, 1932 - November 26, 2016
Rafael Rocha, age 84, a resident of Los Lunas, NM, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016. Rafael was born in Carrizo Springs, Texas. He was a migrant worker, who traveled from Texas to Idaho for many years. He and his wife, Lupe and children finally settled in Wilder, Idaho in 1964. Rafael went to work for the JR Simplot Company, and then retired after 26 years. Rafael and Lupe moved to Los Lunas, NM to be close to his daughter, Yolanda Muro, leaving behind many friends. Rafael was a devout catholic and the joys in his life were his children and grandchildren. He made many friends here in Los Lunas and loved to go for " C.T. " Casino Therapy as he called it. Rafael was preceded in death by his loving wife of 66 years, Lupe. He is survived by his four children, Ricardo (Angie) Rocha, Ruben Rocha, Yolanda (Ignacio) Muro, and Raul (Jolene) Rocha; seven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; his beloved cat, Sally; and a very special friend, Adolfo.
A Rosary will be recited at Noblin Funeral Service Los Lunas Chapel on Thursday, December 1, at 6:00 pm
Arrangements are being handled by the caring professionals at the Noblin Funeral Service Los Lunas Chapel, 2211-D Main St., (505) 866-9992, where an online guest register is available at www.noblinfuneralservice.com.

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2211 D Main St Se
Los Lunas, NM 87031
(505) 866-9992
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Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Dec. 2, 2016