|Death: ||Apr. 10, 2001|
New Mexico, USA
Frank Baca, age 91, a resident of La Costancia, NM, passed away peacefully at his daughter's home in Albuquerque while surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, April 10, 2001. Frank was a member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church, a longtime member of the Knights of Columbus, and enjoyed playing poker at the Belen Senior Citizens. In the 1940s, Frank received his Bachelors Degree in Education from the University of New Mexico. Frank taught school for over 42 years in the Valencia County Schools System and for many years was principal at the East Side School on River Road in Belen. Frank wore many different hats in his younger days as he was also a devoted rancher and farmer and served as Secretary Treasurer of the Tome Land Grant Corporation. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Doroteo and Ramonsita Baca, and his six brothers, Juan Baca, Manuel Baca, Luis Baca, Crestino Baca, Jose Maria Baca and Antonio Baca. Frank is survived by his loving wife of over 60 years, Stella Castillo Bace, five children, Mary Sanchez of Albuquerque, Angela Capshaw of Laguna Hills, CA, Albert and his wife, Darlene of La Mirada, CA, Frank and his wife, Josephine of Fallbrook, CA and Louis and his wife, Debbie of Albuquerque, 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, one brother, Odelio Baca of Adelino and two sisters, Tillie Baca and Chona Torres, both of Tome, NM. Frank is also survived by his many loving nieces, nephews and friends.
A Visitation will begin at 5:30 p.m. this Sunday, April 15, 2001 at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church with a Rosary to be recited at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 16, 2001 at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church with Father Tom Greaney officiating. Burial will follow in the Parish Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandchildren, Leslie Acevedo, Crista Ciska, Claude Sanchez Jr., Daniel Sanchez, Michael Baca, Christopher Baca and great-grandchildren, Liza Terry and Adain Sanchez. The family request that donations be made in Frank's memory to The Children's Hospital of New Mexico, 700 Lomas NE, To Woodward Center, Suite #100, Albuquerque, NM 87131.
Our Lady of Belen Memorial Gardens
New Mexico, USA
Created by: P Barela
Record added: Aug 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95157220
Everyone should have at least one flower|
Added: Sep. 5, 2015