|Birth: ||Aug. 29, 1921|
Rio Arriba County
New Mexico, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 22, 2009|
Susana Maestas Leyba, age 88, passed away on September 22, 2009 at Parkdale Care Center in Price while surrounded by her family.
She was born August 29, 1921 in Canjilon, NM to Thomas and Frances Romero Maestas.
She married Joe R. Leyba on January 25, 1938 in Canjilon, NM. He died on January 4, 2003.
Susie was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in East Carbon. She enjoyed fishing, camping and cooking for her family. She will be dearly missed by her family and a community of friends.
She is survived by her four sisters and two brothers, Laura Garcia, Roy, Adam Maestas, Thomas Maestas, Jr., both of Ogden, Porfie Maestas, Espanola, NM, Teddie (Tony) Valdez, Odelia Garcia, both of Canjilon, NM; four sons and one daughter, Jake (Tonie) Leyba, East Carbon, Joe R. (Rebecca) Leyba, Albuquerque, NM, George (Josie) Leyba, Salt Lake City, Paul (Virginia) Leyba, Roy, Mary (Wilfred) Vigil, Sunnyside; 18 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by parents, sisters, Esther and Corrina; and brother, Manuel.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in Good Shepherd Catholic Church. A Vigil Service will be hedl on Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the Church. The family will be at the Church on Friday and Saturday one hour prior to the services.
Committal Services will follow in the Valley View Cemetery, Sunnyside.
Published in the Sun Advocate on September 24, 2009.
Joe Leyba (1917 - 2003)*
Valley View Cemetery
Created by: Ryan Curtis
Record added: Sep 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42363130
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