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Obituary for Rose D. Valdez

Rose D. Valdez, 81, passed away peacefully on September 14, 2018 while surrounded by her family.

She was born in Pasamonte, New Mexico on March 16, 1937 to Benancio and Benita Cruz. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Joe A. Valdez.

She is survived by their five children, Rozanna Johnson and husband Kenneth, Sandra Salazar, Yvonne Shell and husband John, Joe Allen Valdez and Rick Valdez and wife Sandra. There are 10 Grandchildren and 12 Great-Grandchildren.

Our loving mother was the Heart of our Family. She truly lived life to the fullest. She was a great Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. She was the kindest person you could ever know. She loved her family
and treasured holidays so they could all be together. She will be greatly missed.

The family would like to thank the staff of Bee Hive and the staff of Ambercare.

Private family memorial services will be held at St. Patrick's-St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Arrangements and celebration of love for Rose D. Valdez are under the direction of the Yaksich-Long Funeral Home of Raton.

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