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Catherine Borunda

  • Birth 19 Dec 1952
  • Death 15 Jan 2006
  • Burial Naschitti, San Juan County, New Mexico, USA
  • Memorial ID 13276651

NASCHITTI, N.M. — Graveside services for Catherine Borunda, 53, will be 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 20 at the Naschitti community cemetery. Father Joe will officiate.

A rosary will be recited today, Jan. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Tohatchi.

Borunda died Jan. 15 in Shiprock. She was born Dec. 19, 1952 in Rehoboth into the Tangle People Clan for the Salt People Clan.

Borunda attended Tohatchi boarding school, Wingate High School, Intermountain Indian School and Navajo Community College.

Survivors include her husband, Fidel Borunda of Navajo; sons, John Tapia of Navajo, Ricardo Tapia of Gallup; daughters, Desarah Delgado of Phoenix, Ariz., Davina Borunda, Nicole Borunda both of Navajo; mother, Laurel Dale of Naschitti; brothers, James Dale of Farmington, Albert Dale, Cedric Dale, Bobby Dale, Ronald Dale, all of Naschitti, Wallace Dale of Albuquerque; sisters, Martha Daw of Tuba City, Marie Maloney of Shonto, Ariz., Karen Dale, Loula Walters, both of Naschitti, Eva Willoughby of Mexican Springs, Anita Brown of Twin Lakes; and six grandchildren.

Borunda was preceded in death by her father, Hoskie Dale; and son, Shawn Dale.

Pallbearers will be John Tapia, Ricardo Tapia, Wallace Dale, Doran Dale, Ira Baker and Hank Tsinnie.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Naschitti Chapter House.

Cope Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.






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  • Added: 9 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13276651
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