The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 
SPC Henry “Jake” Serna, Sr

SPC Henry “Jake” Serna, Sr

Birth
Death 12 Apr 2016 (aged 76)
Burial Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
Plot SECTION 21 SITE 1430
Memorial ID 161004722 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Henry “Jake”, a resident of El Guache, was predeceased by his parents Eduardo and Alexina Serna; infant sister Sofie Jane; brothers-in-law: Joe I. Archuleta, Dick Lawrence and Gene Gonzales; in-laws: Juan and Ascension Gallegos.

Jake was survived by his wife of 55 years, Della Serna of El Guache; children: Jacobo de la Serna (wife Barbara) of Albuquerque and Sherrijean Serna; granddaughter Mari Enrica Serna both of El Guache; siblings: Amy Martinez (husband Raymond), MaryAnn Woods (husband Richard), Vicky Gonzales, Cecilia Archuleta and Edward Serna (wife Yolanda); special companion “Ebony”; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Jake enjoyed ranching, riding his horses and tending to his cattle. He was a full blown country cowboy. Going to Chacoma was his favorite place to go and that’s where he felt closest to God. He was a prestigious and sociable person. He loved life and gave himself to everyone he knew and didn’t know. He served the US Army and was a proud Veteran. He was also an electrician for Jemez where he retired after 25 years of service. He was dedicated to anything and everything he did.

Public visitation and wake service were on 18 April 2016 in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory. Mass of Christian burial was on 19 April 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Española. Burial followed in the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers: Pat Valerio, John Lawrence, Andy Gonzales, Joseph Archuleta, Juan Duran and Juan Fernandez. Honorary pallbearers: Johnny Montoya, Avelino Muniz, Pete Madrid and Lionel Maestas.


Family Members

Parents

Inscription

SP4 US ARMY
VIETNAM


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Created by: truchasnm
  • Added: 13 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161004722
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SPC Henry “Jake” Serna, Sr (6 May 1939–12 Apr 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161004722, citing Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by truchasnm (contributor 47143330) .