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 Guadalupe C. “Lupe” Peña

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Guadalupe C. “Lupe” Peña

Birth
Otis, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
Death
24 Aug 2012 (aged 93)
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
Burial
Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
Plot
Section: O, Block: 11, Lot: 2, Grave: 22
Memorial ID
96102568 View Source


Guadalupe C. "Lupe" Peña, 92, former resident, passed away Friday, August 24, 2012 at VistaCare in Albuquerque, NM.

Guadalupe C. "Lupe" Peña was born December 12, 1919 in Otis, New Mexico to Demetrio and Cayetana (Chacon) Peña.

He was a rancher during his young life. Lupe married Anita Navarrette in 1940 and they soon began their family. He worked for Eddy County from 1954 to 1970, after which he moved to Albuquerque and began working for the Department of Transportation. Lupe retired in 1985.

His life wish was to own a small ranch and ride horses. Lupe's wish was granted living in Belen, New Mexico where he enjoyed life. Later he moved back to Albuquerque. Lupe's last desire was to come back home to Carlsbad where he will be laid to rest. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Lupito and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors are his wife, Anita Pena of Albuquerque, NM; 14 children: Delma Lopez of Carlsbad, NM, Elizema Peña of Carlsbad, NM, Demetrio Peña and wife, Mary of Tucson, AZ, Samuel Peña of Tucson, AZ, Mary H. Munoz and husband, Adam of Albuquerque, NM, Elva Peña of Albuquerque, NM, Evangelina Navarrette and husband, Guillermo of Albuquerque, NM, Esther Boyd and husband, Jerry Lee of Carlsbad, NM David Peña and wife, Otilia of Albuquerque, NM, Gloria Campos and husband, Sam of Carlsbad, NM, Lorinda Bailey and husband, Frank of Fair Oaks, CA, Lucinda Tafoy and husband, Rick of Albuquerque, NM, Laurie Ann Fluellen and husband, Michael of Albuquerque, NM, Louie Peña and wife, Joyce of Albuquerque, NM; 46 grandchildren; 88 great-grandchildren; 33 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Martin Peña of Lubbock, TX and numerous nieces and nephews.


Published by Denton-Wood Funeral Home


Guadalupe C. "Lupe" Peña, 92, former resident, passed away Friday, August 24, 2012 at VistaCare in Albuquerque, NM.

Guadalupe C. "Lupe" Peña was born December 12, 1919 in Otis, New Mexico to Demetrio and Cayetana (Chacon) Peña.

He was a rancher during his young life. Lupe married Anita Navarrette in 1940 and they soon began their family. He worked for Eddy County from 1954 to 1970, after which he moved to Albuquerque and began working for the Department of Transportation. Lupe retired in 1985.

His life wish was to own a small ranch and ride horses. Lupe's wish was granted living in Belen, New Mexico where he enjoyed life. Later he moved back to Albuquerque. Lupe's last desire was to come back home to Carlsbad where he will be laid to rest. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Lupito and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors are his wife, Anita Pena of Albuquerque, NM; 14 children: Delma Lopez of Carlsbad, NM, Elizema Peña of Carlsbad, NM, Demetrio Peña and wife, Mary of Tucson, AZ, Samuel Peña of Tucson, AZ, Mary H. Munoz and husband, Adam of Albuquerque, NM, Elva Peña of Albuquerque, NM, Evangelina Navarrette and husband, Guillermo of Albuquerque, NM, Esther Boyd and husband, Jerry Lee of Carlsbad, NM David Peña and wife, Otilia of Albuquerque, NM, Gloria Campos and husband, Sam of Carlsbad, NM, Lorinda Bailey and husband, Frank of Fair Oaks, CA, Lucinda Tafoy and husband, Rick of Albuquerque, NM, Laurie Ann Fluellen and husband, Michael of Albuquerque, NM, Louie Peña and wife, Joyce of Albuquerque, NM; 46 grandchildren; 88 great-grandchildren; 33 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Martin Peña of Lubbock, TX and numerous nieces and nephews.


Published by Denton-Wood Funeral Home


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