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Clora Maestas Archuleta
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Birth: Jul. 10, 1920
Chamita
Rio Arriba County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 2012
New Mexico, USA

Clora, a lifelong resident of Chamita, passed away surrounded by her family. She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years Juan D. Archuleta; parents Felix and Sophia Maestas; brothers Ubaldo Maestas and Felix Maestas Jr.; sisters, Mabel Cordova, Frances Atencio, and sister Felicia Maestas; and son-in-law Leonard Hirkala.

Clora was survived by her dear children: Alma Hirkala of Las Vegas, Nevada; John Archuleta (wife Mary) of Albuquerque; Cathy Guillen (husband Joe) of Espaņola; Martha Roybal (husband Orlando) of Espaņola; Jeanne Archuleta and Ameenah Fox of Albuquerque; and Toni Elder (husband Ren) of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren: Brina Ceballes (husband Jason), Ana Smilow (husband Robert), Carlos, Christopher and Katrina Guillen, Marcos and Jaymie Roybal, and great-granddaughter, Lenora Ceballes; brother Mariano Maestas (wife Stella); sister Sally Barela; sisters-in-law Margarita Salazar, Juanita Casados and Polly Barnhart; and many nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

Clora was a devoted wife and loving mother, and an active parishioner of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and La Sagrada Familia de Chamita. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy and she loved each one of them dearly.

Public visitation was on February 6, 2012 in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory. A Rosary was recited at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo. Mass of Christian burial was on February 7, 2012 also at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Burial followed in the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers: Carlos Guillen, Christopher Guillen, Marcos Roybal, Ameenah Fox, Jason Ceballes, Robert Smilow, and Alex Salazar. Honorary pallbearers: Orlando Roybal, Joe Guillen, Martin Martinez nieces, nephews and friends.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Felix Maestas (1869 - 1957)
  Sofia M Maestas (1884 - 1964)
 
 Spouse:
  Juan Domingo Alberto Archuleta (1917 - 2009)
 
 Siblings:
  Amabel Maestas Cordova (1903 - 2005)*
  Felix Maestas (1911 - 1978)*
  Clora Maestas Archuleta (1920 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: 20-1139
 
Created by: truchasnm
Record added: Feb 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84434071
Clora <i>Maestas</i> Archuleta
Added by: truchasnm
 
Clora <i>Maestas</i> Archuleta
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Clora <i>Maestas</i> Archuleta
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