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Rosela Villa Griego Atencio
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1921
New Mexico, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 2013
Albuquerque
Bernalillo County
New Mexico, USA

ATENCIO, ROSELA ATENCIO VILLA age 91 of Albuquerque. Went to be with Our Lord on Sunday January 20, 2013. She was born on February 24, 1921.

She was Preceded in death by her mother and father, Juanita Griego and Patricio Atencio; sisters, Clara Ah Yuen, Edna Lechuga, Tillie Sanchez; brother, Joe Atencio.

She is survived by her daughter, Jennie V. Chavez; granddaughter, Tanya Rosalinda Lujan; great-grandsons Solomon, Alexander; grandson, Marcos V. Montoya; sister Lola Ragan and her husband Bill; brother-in-law, Max Sanchez. She is especially loved by her nieces, Sylvia Serna, Emily Bencomo and Jackie Schan. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews and cousins. Rosela worked for several UNM professors as a dedicated housekeeper and during WWII worked for Lockheed Aircraft industry helping the war effort. She was recognized by the Rosie, the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, California. She loved to sing and dance and participated in many Latin Ballroom competitions. She had the greatest smile for everyone, always had cookies for any child who visited, her delicious soups for any visitor and Auntie Rose always had a stick of Wrigley's gum for everyone.

Pallbearers will be Robert Sanchez, Patrick Atencio, Tommy Atencio, Gabriel Martinez-Perales, Victor Vencor, Jacqueline Schan and Honorary Pallbearer Steven Atencio.

Interment at Mount Calvary Cemetery, 1900 Edith Blvd. N.E. 
 
Burial:
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Albuquerque
Bernalillo County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: Ladybug
Record added: Jul 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114370698
Rosela Villa <i>Griego</i> Atencio
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