Nieto, Pete Sr., age 77, passed away Monday,
July 12, 2021.
He was born in Bernalillo, NM on January 9, 1944.
Pete was an avid collector of miniatures, cars, albums, books, antiques and other treasures. He was a very proud grandfather and loved to watch his son, grandsons and great-grandsons play football and wrestle. Pete was a devoted loving and generous husband, father and friend. We will miss your great sense of humor and refried bean burritos. Until we see you again.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fermin and Beneranda Nieto; siblings, Louie Nieto, Francis Saiz, Mary Lou Martinez.
Pete is survived by his wife, Mary Margaret Nieto; son, Peter Nieto Jr. and wife, Erica; grandchildren, Kayla Gomez and husband, Anthony, Jesse Nieto and significant other, Ryan, Shawn Nieto and significant other, Kim and Randy Nieto; great-grandchildren, Xzavier Gomez, Kael Gomez, Logan Gomez, Zayne Gomez; siblings, Ray Nieto and Juanita Lovato.
A Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 29, 2021 from 6:00 pm-7:00 pm with a Celebration of Life to follow at 7:00 pm at Garcia Mortuary Chapel, 717 Stover Ave. SW. A Private Interment will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 10:30 am.
Pallbearers will be Jesse Nieto, Shawn Nieto, Randy Nieto, Anthony Gomez, Xzavier Gomez and Kael Gomez. Honorary Pallbearer will be Fermin Nieto.
To view information or leave a condolence please visit www.garciamortuary.com
Published by Albuquerque Journal on Jul. 28, 2021.