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Luis Sena
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1923
Mora County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 2012
Las Vegas
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA

Luis Sena, age 88, a lifetime resident of Las Vegas, New Mexico passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at his home. Luis was born on August 11, 1923 in Golondrinas, NM to Noberto Sena and Maria Sanchez Sena. Luis was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend. Luis served in the United States Army with Company L 163rd Infantry Regimen 41st Infantry Division during the Papuan and New Guinea Campaigns. Luis enlisting in September of 1941 and was honorably discharged in August of 1945 as a Private First Class. Luis was awarded the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star, American Defense Service Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge and Good Conduct Medal. Luis was formerly employed at the New Mexico Highway Department, New Mexico Highlands University and retired as a contract driver for the United States Postal Service. Luis enjoyed fishing, he taught his children and grandchildren how to fish and he was nicknamed the "greatest fisherman of Mora". Luis enjoyed watching old war movies and western movies, he enjoyed gardening and caring for his yard. Luis was a lifelong member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Luis was a life member of VFW, D.A.V. and a member of the National Rifle Association. Luis is preceded in death by his parents, Noberto and Maria Sena; sisters, Regina Romero, Albina Sanchez and Celina Pino; brothers, Sostenes Sena, Alfonso Sena, Candido Sena and Orlando Sena; two infant grandsons; great-grandson, David Lorenzo Clark; mother and father-in-law, Lucianita and Alberto Trujillo. Luis is survived by his wife, Elvira Sena of the family home in Las Vegas, NM; daughters and sons, Stella Sena of Las Vegas, NM; Christina Romero and her husband, Anthony H. Romero of San Diego, CA; Steve Sena and his girlfriend, Marie of Santa Fe, NM; Catherine Sena of Las Vegas, NM; Sandy Sena and girlfriend Stacie of Albuquerque, NM; Nancy Bachicha of Edgewood, NM; grandson, Randy Romero and his wife, Paula of Tijeras, NM; grandson, Antonio Romero and his girlfriend, Tina of Chi-ll-le, NM; grandson, Rick Romero and wife Michelle of San Diego, CA; granddaughter: Veronica Clark and her husband, James of San Diego, CA; granddaughter, Amanda Sena of Capistrano Beach, CA; granddaughter, Jackie Brown and her husband, Jordan of Pleasonton, CA; granddaughter, April Sena of Eugene, OR; grandson, Joseph Sena of Albuquerque, NM; granddaughter, Kayla Sena of San Diego, CA; grandson, Taylor Sena of San Clemente, CA; grandson, Samuel Sena of Albuquerque, NM; great-grandchildren, Alexis, Jose, Naomi, Rebecca, Ricky, Yasmine, Luis, Avalyn, Annysa and Anjelique; brother and sister-in-laws, Daniel Trujillo and family; Abelina Montoya and her husband, Manuel and family; Rufina Ortega and family; Rudolpho Trujillo and his wife, Diane and family; Venancio Trujilllo and his wife, Vicky and family; numerous: nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Rosary services will be conducted on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father George V. Salazar as Celebrant. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Guadalupe Cemetery in Sapello, New Mexico with full military honors with the following serving as Casket Bearers, Randy Romero, Jose Bachicha, Joseph Sena, Robert Sena, Taylor Sena and Mark Trujillo. Serving as Honorary Bearers will be all his remaining grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 
Our Lady of Guadalupe Cemetery
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: P Barela
Record added: Apr 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88628735


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