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Obituary for Cabeza De Baca


Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Tuesday January 05, 1999

Cabeza De Willie Cabeza De Baca, 93, a resident of Miami, died Friday, January 1, 1999. He is survived by his wife, Alejandrina Orengo; and preceded in death by his first wife, Ruby Cabeza De Baca; daughter, Senaida Apodaca and husband, Manuel of Miami, FL; son, Cornelio Cabeza De Baca and wife, Elsie of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Steve, Donna, Eileen and Raquel Apodaca of Florida and Sam, Frances, Cynthia and Christine Cabeza De Baca of Albuquerque; great-grandchildren, Justin, Michael, Amanda, Erick, Ivy, Ruby, Elisa, Elaine, Emily and Cassandra of Florida and Amy, Jacqueline, Callen, David, Bradilynn and Kaitlynn of Albuquerque; sisters, Dora Romero and husband, Boleslo of Los Lunas and Emma Cuellar of Albuquerque; brothers, Mike Cabeza De Baca and wife, Evelyn and Dan Cabeza De Baca and wife, Stella of Belen and Manuel Cabeza De Baca and wife, Minnie of Albuquerque. Rosary will be recited Wednesday, January 6, 1999, 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE, with Deacon Charlie Gallegos reciting. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, January 7, 1999, 9:30 a.m., at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 1818 Coal Pl. SE, with Father Normand Falardeau, S.S.S. as Celebrant and Father Ramon Aragon as Con-Celebrant. Interment will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Viewing for family and friends will take place at French Mortuary on Wednesday, from 5:00 p.m. until Rosary. Family requests donations to School for the Blind, in lieu of flowers. French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE.