Consuelo “Connie Conchita” Ochoa

Birth
Arroyo Hondo, Taos County, New Mexico, USA
Death 3 Jun 2015 (aged 73)
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 148960435 · View Source
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Passed away after a long illness and a life well lived, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Social worker. Pipe carrier and sun dancer for 40 years. Only child of schoolteachers Eloisa and Frank Trujillo. Raised in San Cristobal, NM. Grew up as a hardworking, fun loving tomboy on her family's ranch,meaning voraciously and going barefoot as often as she could. At Loretto Academy in Santa Fe, she learned to wear pinafores and white gloves and developed a lifelong love of elegant clothing and shoes. Attended University of New Mexico. She married and raised a family in Los Alamos until she divorced and returned to San Cristobal in 1972. Working full-time, she completed degrees in Criminology, Social Work, and Fine Arts. She studied in Spain. Her jobs ranged from wedding dressmaker to social worker for Taos County Housing Authority. Hobbies were concha stitching & pottery making. She was named a Taos Living Treasure in 2008. Preceded in death by her father, Frank S. Trujillo and her mother, Eloisa Trujillo de Herrera. Survived by two sons, a daughter, and five grandchildren.


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  • Created by: mcphail
  • Added: 9 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 148960435
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Consuelo “Connie Conchita” Ochoa (10 Apr 1942–3 Jun 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 148960435, ; Maintained by mcphail (contributor 47573267) Unknown.