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PFC Eliseo M. Valdez, Jr
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Birth: Apr. 1, 1927
Espanola
Rio Arriba County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Nov. 5, 2005
New Mexico, USA

Eliseo, native and lifelong resident of Española, was predeceased by his parents: Eliseo M. Sr. and Josefita Montaño-Valdez; sisters: Olivama Lopez and Herminia Abeyta.

Eliseo was survived by his wife, Josephine Valdez; 6 children: Johnell Young (husband Bob) of Denver, CO, Leonard (fiancée Patsy), Elaine Martinez (husband Robert), Larry (wife Rosalie), Joseph (wife Rachel) and Jacqueline Valdez all of the Española Valley; 15 grandchildren: Jenna, Jason, Andrea, Jeremy, Justin, Juanita, Miranda, Leticia, Christopher, Alyssa, Jessica, Joseph Jr., Joshua, Sonya and Monica; 4 great-grandchildren: Christian, Mia, Dominic and Gabriel; his sister, Ofilia Quintana; first cousin, Eloisa Mungia; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Eliseo served in the Korean Conflict as a member of an anti-tank gun crew. Upon discharge Eliseo returned to the Española Valley where he met and married his wife of 54 years, Josephine Trujillo-Valdez. He served as a fireman for the Federal Government in Los Alamos for 21 years, Eliseo was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 3314 and the VFW Post No. 5610, and he enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking as his hobbies.

A Rosary was recited 7 November 2005 in the Chapel of Block-Salazar Mortuary. A second Rosary was recited on 8 November 2005 at La Iglesia de Santa Cruz de la Cañada. Mass of Christian Burial was on 9 November 2005 at La Iglesia de Santa Cruz de la Cañada. Burial followed in the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers: Vernon McCall, Jeremy Valdez, Justin Valdez, Joseph Valdez Jr., Joshua Valdez and Sammy Quintana.
 
 
Burial:
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: 14, 0, 267
 
Created by: truchasnm
Record added: Jul 24, 2010
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PFC Eliseo M. Valdez, Jr
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