Obituary for Ballejos

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Friday January 26, 2001

Ciprian Ballejos Sr., 67, resident of Mountainair, NM, loving son, father, grandfather and friend, passed away Wednesday, January 24, 2001 at University of New Mexico Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Isabel Ballejos of Mountainair; daughter, Mary Frances Lucero and husband, Arthur Lucero; sons, Ciprian Ballejos Jr. and wife, Yolanda Ballejos and Ted Ballejos and wife, Terry Ballejos, all of Mountainair; and daughter, Rebecca Ballejos, of Belen; he is also survived by his father, Antonio Ballejos, of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Arturo Lucero, of Albuquerque, Christina Lucero, and Jeremiah Lucero. Christopher Ballejos, Joseph Ballejos, Joshua Ballejos, Carrie Archuleta, and Franchesca Ballejos, all of Mountainair; great-grandchildren, Felicity Archuleta and Savanna Archuleta of Mountainair. Survived by four brothers, Leo Ballejos and wife, Mary Ballejos, of Albuquerque, Ismael Ballejos and wife, Lillie Ballejos, of Yuma City, CA, Vincent Ballejos, of Albuquerque, and Raymond Ballejos, of Albuquerque; one sister, Mary Chavez, of Albuquerque; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by grandson, Robert John Lucero. Funeral Services will be Saturday, January 27, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Alice Church in Mountainair, officiating by Father Edward Domme. Burial will immediately follow at Mountainair Cemetery.