José B. Grine

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Jose B. Grine, 91, a pioneer resident of Los Alamitos Road, Holman, N.M., passed away peacefully in his sleep, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Esequiel and Raquel Mondragon Grine; his sister, Juanita Muniz, and his very special great-granddaughter, Miquela Martinez.
He is survived by his two sons: Polito"Polo" Grine and wife Mildred of Las Vegas and Elias Grine and wife Delma of Eagle Nest, N.M.; three daughters: Tina Grine Martinez and husband Mike of Las Vegas, Kathy Grine and companion Carl Pacheco of Tucumcari, N.M. and Florida Padilla and husband George of Las Vegas; his companion, Ruby Vasquez of Chacon, N.M.; a sister, Victoria Torres of Cleveland, N.M.; 10 grandchildren including Michael D. Martinez, Frances Martinez, Jonathan Martinez, Benny Grine, Louie Grine, Andrew Grine, Kimberly Zerangue, Jacqueline Padilla, Eunice Padilla, and Gene Garcia; great-grandchildren, Dario Martinez, Aliana Martinez, Nicole Grine, Gianna Zerangue, Cody Garcia, and Reyes Garcia; and by several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Grine had a quiet personality. He loved his family and did ranch work and logging, was a forest service fire fighter, a handyman and enjoyed carpentry. He was a school bus driver for the Mora Independent School District for many years. He was a World War II veteran and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army on May 23, 1946.
Cremation has already taken place and a memorial mass celebrating his life will be held on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 at 11 a.m. at St. Gertrude's Church in Mora. The interment will be private.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at Arrangements are under the direction of Billy G. Rogers at Gonzales Funerals & Cremations, 2315 Hot Springs Blvd, Las Vegas, N.M., 505-425-
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Published in Las Vegas Optic on Feb. 7, 2018
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