|Birth: ||Feb. 14, 1906|
|Death: ||Jan. 11, 1999|
Mr. Griego was born February 14, 1906 in Garita, NM to Justo and Gertudes Griego.
At the age of 15, he became the youngest grocery store merchant in New Mexico and owned Griego and Bernal Grocery Store, a business owner of a gasoline station on the outskirts of Santa Rosa; Al Brad Carpet Cleaners in Albuquerque, Al's Food Market in Albuquerque, Al's Supermarket in Socorro, Al-Max Carpet Cleaners and Al 'n Son Cleaners, both in CA.
He served as Sergeant of Arms for the NM State Legislature from 1969 to 1985; and he was the author of"Good-Bye My Land of Enchantment,""Voices Of The Territory" and"Panchita."
He was also the founder of the NM Retired Middle Age Association.
On March 7, 1982, he married Esibia (Sylvia) Martinez in Albuquerque, NM.
He was preceded in death by a son, Rudy Griego; and a step-son, Tony Martinez.
Mr. Griego is survived by his loving wife, Esibia (Sylvia) Griego of Albuquerque; two sisters, Eloisa Lopez de Griego and Gregoria (Lily) Lopez de Griego; one step-son Charles Martinez and wife, Sharon of West Covina, CA; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mount Calvary Cemetery
New Mexico, USA
Created by: A.Firefly
Record added: Mar 07, 2012
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