|Birth: ||Nov. 24, 1930|
|Death: ||Apr. 15, 2010|
Alfonso Aragon, age 79, a resident of Anton Chico, N.M., passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2010.
He was born on Nov. 24, 1930, in Loveland, Colo., to the late Crisostomo Aragon and Rumalda Jaramillo Aragon. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Joe Aragon, sisters, Celia Rael and Ana Vasquez.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Tina Aragon of the family home in Anton Chico, N.M., and his three children, Christina Quintana of Albuquerque, Loretta Villanueva and husband Ciprano of Anton Chico, N.M., and Lee Aragon and wife Michell of Las Vegas; seven grandchildren, Adam Quintana, Victoria Quintana, Angela Barela, Eric Villanueva, Joseph Villanueva, Candice Aragon and Ashley Aragon; six great grandchildren, Nathaniel Quintana, Samaiya Quintana, Adriana Barela, Matthew Barela, Isabella Barela, Asia Encinias. He is also survived by four sisters and one brother, Frances Garcia of Clovis, N.M., Irene Nunez of Albuquerque, Lucille Perea of Albuquerque, Josie Nelson of Albuquerque and Jimmy Aragon of Santa Ana, Calif. Alfonso is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and good friends.
Alfonso was a Korean War veteran who served in the U.S. Army. He was a lifelong rancher and retired from the County of Guadalupe.
Rosary and funeral services were held at the San Jose Catholic Church in Anton Chico, N.M., on Saturday morning. Interment followed the mass at the San Jose Catholic Cemetery also in Anton Chico with military honors provided by the VFW Post 1547. Serving as pallbearers were Ashley Aragon, Victoria Quintana, Candice Aragon, Adam Quintana, Eric Villlanueva, and Joseph Villanueva.
Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home; 801 Douglas Avenue, Las Vegas, NM; (505) 425-6551.
San Jose Cemetery
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Apr 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51331049
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In Remembrance-Alfonso AragonKorean War Veteran-MY Husband's 3rd cousin|
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Added: Jun. 30, 2010