Fidelina “Phyllis” Griego Baca

  • Birth 11 Aug 1917 Corrales, Sandoval County, New Mexico, USA
  • Death 30 Jul 2008
  • Burial Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
  • Memorial ID 103102749

Fidelina "Phyllis" Baca, age 91, a resident of Albuquerque went to be with her Savior on Wednesday, July 30, 2008. Fidelina was preceded in death by her husband, Dan, daughter, Barbara, her parents, Miguel and Cleofas Griego and brother, Christino Griego. Phyllis was born on August 11, 1917 in Corrales, NM, attended Harwood Girls School in Albuquerque and graduated from Albuquerque Business College. Phyllis married Dan Baca on February 1, 1940. Phyllis was her husband's operating partner in establishing Baca's Best Mexican Foods in Albuquerque in 1946. Phyllis is survived by her son, Dan Baca and his wife, Kathy of Albuquerque, daughter, Patricia Sterck of Pinedale, WY and son, Anthony Baca and his wife, Beth of Piedmont, SC, granddaughter, Marlie Thomas and her husband, Rob of Albuquerque, grandson, Damian Baca of Tucson, AZ, granddaughter, Tara Baca of Piedmont, SC, granddaughter, Nicole Baca of Aztec, NM, granddaughter, Ember Baca of Piedmont, SC, grandsons, Roger Gnagey and Cory Gnagey of Piedmont, SC, grandson, Aaron Sterck and granddaughter, Elise Sterck, both of Pinedale, WY, great-grandchildren, Jaydon, Josiah, and Melea Thomas, sister, Erinea (Nieta) Gutierrez and her husband, Loyola of Alameda, NM, brother, Robert Griego and his wife, Ester of Downey, CA, sister, Dolores Buchnan and her husband, Jack of Seattle, WA, sister, Marian Rell of Riverside, CA, sister, Sally Putman of Tipton, MO, brother, Mike Griego Jr. and his wife, Crissie of Las Vegas, NV and sister, Vijies Saiz and her husband, Julian of Rio Rancho, sisters-in-law, Rafelita Griego of Rio Rancho, Margaret Garcia, Sarah Chavez and Edna Baca, all of Albuquerque and many more nephews, nieces, cousins, and precious friends. Phyllis will be remembered for her love of traveling the world, her work with the Elks Club and the Knights of Columbus, her special birthday club, her love of dancing, and her Wednesday morning prayer meetings. We rejoice with her in finally making it home. Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Risen Savior Catholic Community, 7701 Wyoming Blvd. NE on Monday, August 4, 2008, at 10:00 a.m., with Monsignor Olona, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. A reception will take place at Glory Christian Fellowship, 2417 Wyoming Blvd. NE, (505) 275-9623, following the burial.


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  • Created by: P Barela
  • Added: 4 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103102749
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fidelina “Phyllis” Griego Baca (11 Aug 1917–30 Jul 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103102749, citing Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by P Barela (contributor 46573401) .