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Rufina Garcia Contreras
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Birth: Apr. 28, 1920
Socorro County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Jun. 15, 2002

Rufina Contreras, born April 28, 1920 in Kelley, NM, a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother was called by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ into his kingdom of Heaven on Saturday, June 15, 2002. Rufina was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-five years, Refugio Contreras in 1998, her parents, Ramon and Telesfora Garcia, her two infant sisters, Sinforosa and Adela, her five brothers, Salvador Garcia, Filiberto Garcia, Andelesio Garcia, Justinano Garcia and Jose Ignacio Garcia. Rufina was a member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. Rufina was a proud mother of her eleven offspring and fifty-six grandchildren. Her love for her family was larger than life. People were drawn to her because of her unselfish love for all who she came in contact with. Rufina was never a traveler nor visitor, yet everyone came to be around her. Rufina is survived by her eleven loving children, Baloy Contreras of Oakview, CA, Connie Boyd and her husband, Lou of Los Lunas, Rosemarie Cordova and her husband, Max of Belen, Naria Maes and her husband, Ralph of Valencia, Esperfia Mills of Belen, Wilfred Contreras of Contreras, NM, Maria Luz Contreras of Pueblitos, Ramona Liot and her husband, Jim of Los Lunas, Juan Contreras and his wife, Diane of Belen, Reynaldo Ramon Contreras and his wife, Benita of Raton, NM and Patrick Contreras and his wife, Denise of Socorro. Rufina is also survived by her thirty-three grandchildren and twenty-three great-grandchildren; her one brother, Juan Garcia; and many loving nieces and nephews. All services will take place at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. A Viewing will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2002 at 5:30 p.m. followed by a rosary at 6:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 19, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. followed with interment at Our Lady of Belen Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Wilfred Contreras, Gene Maes, Justin Mills, Antonio Ortiz, Bobby Sisneros, Michael Maes and Baloy Contreras Jr. 
Our Lady of Belen Memorial Gardens
Valencia County
New Mexico, USA
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Record added: Aug 21, 2012
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