Fred V. Gallegos (1931 - 2019)

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Fred V. Gallegos, 87, a longtime resident of Guadalupita, N.M., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Las Vegas, N.M.
He was born on Oct. 17, 1931, in Guadalupita, to his parents, Federico Gallegos and Seferina Sisneros Gallegos.
A Catholic, and a member of St. Gertrude Church in Mora, N.M., he served in the United States Army in 1952-53.
He also was a Veteran member of the VFW in Mora, and retired from the State Highway Department.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Olympia Gallegos; parents Federico and Seferina Gallegos, sisters Josie Anderson, Maggie Sisneros and brothers Joe Gallegos and Archie Gallegos.
He is survived by his son, David Gallegos (wife Lisa); daughter Angela Jaramillo (Benito), granddaughters Amanda Gonzales, Sonya Vasquez, and husband Cody, great-grandchildren, Makayla and Damyn Gonzales, Sarah and Isabella Vasquez, brother Jimmy Gallegos (Nora); sisters Simianita Stewart, Julie Johnson, Marie Carlton (Sam), numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A rosary will be recited Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 at 7 p.m.; a funeral service will be conducted Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at 10 a.m., with both services at St. Gertrude Church. Father Paul Grala, S.O.L.T., will be the celebrant.
Interment will be Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, 2:15 p.m., with full military honors at the Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe, N.M., with casket bearers Benito Jaramillo, Cody Vasquez, William Cordova, Keith Moran, Henry Vigil and Ray Baca.
Arrangements are under the care of Rogers Mortuary, 600 Raynolds Ave., Las Vegas, N.M., 1-800-479-3511 or 505-425-3511. Visit to sign the online register book.
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Published in Las Vegas Optic on Feb. 8, 2019
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