Oct. 7, 1917 Abiquiu Rio Arriba County New Mexico, USA
Jun. 27, 2012 New Mexico, USA
Willie, a native of Abiquiu, was predeceased by his parents Jose Victor and Lugarda Suazo; brothers Jose Vivian Suazo and Jose Victor Suazo Jr.; sisters: Ernestina Gonzales and Porfiria Jaramillo.
Willie was survived by his wife of 64 years, Elizaida Corrales-Suazo; his children: Willie Suazo Jr. (wife Marcella), Sophie Salaz (companion Jake), Dennis Suazo, Alfonso Suazo (companion Sandra); 3 special grandchildren whom he raised: Anthony Suazo, Sharon Suazo-Oakley and Dymphia Suazo; special niece Jessie Salazar; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Public visitation and Tosary were on June 29, 2012 at Coronado Auditorium in Gallina. Funeral Service was on June 30, 2012 at Coronado Auditorium in Gallina. Burial followed in Capulin Cemetery. Pallbearers: Tammy Suazo, Robert Herrera, Tomas Salaz, Rigoberto Garcia, Amadeo Chacon, Gary Martinez, Steven Corrales and Robert Chavez. Honorary pallbearers: Jaylene Salaz, Aubrianna and Marissa Herrera, Mercedes Sandoval, Elizabeth Martinez, Victoria Miller, Phillip Salaz, Fernando Salaz, Lorenzo Suazo, Roger Corrales Jr., Joseph Corrales, Joseph Sandoval, Clement Suazo, Rey Lovato and Jaime Cordova.