|Birth: ||Jul. 14, 1968|
|Death: ||Jul. 17, 2009|
Memorial services for Edmund B. Atencio, Jr., 41, of Portales will be on Tuesday, July 21, at 7:00 PM following a meal at 5:00 PM at Fellowship Baptist. Burial will be at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, in Roy Cemetery at Roy, New Mexico.
Edmund was born on July 14, 1968, in Pueblo, Colorado to Edmund B., Sr. and Viola (Lucero) Atencio and passed away on July 17, 2009, in Portales. He lived and attended grade school in Pueblo until age 15, at which time he moved to Roy. He finished school and graduated from Roy High School in 1986. He moved to Portales after graduating and attended Eastern New Mexico University for a short time. Edmund married Martha Garcia on July 27, 1987, in Farwell, Texas. Edmund loved fishing ,camping, telling jokes and making people laugh, but most of all his family and friends. He attended Fellowship Baptist.
Edmund is preceded by his father, Edmund B, Atencio, Sr. and a brother, Carl� Atencio.
Edmund is survived by his wife, Martha of Portales; a son, Shawn M. Atencio of Portales; two daughters, Sabrina M. Atencio-Hernandez (Eduardo) and Krystal Rubio, both of Pueblo, Colorado. He is also survived by is mother, Viola Atencio of Pueblo; two brothers, Vincent Atencio of Pueblo and Richard Atencio of Fargo, North Dakota. Also surviving Edmund are 5 sisters, Beverly Artalejo of Roy, Diane Covarrubias of Roy, Valerie Jimenez, Theresa Aguilar and Denise Liberado,� all of Pueblo. Also two grandchildren survive Edmund, Jovan Torres and Ashiya Tafoya, and also several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are with Wheeler Mortuary of Portales, 575-356-4455.
Published in the Clovis News Journal and the Portales News-Tribune from 7/21/2009 - 7/22/2009
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Jul 21, 2009
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