Irene Nan Grajeda, 54, a 12-year resident of Albuquerque, died Wednesday, January 24, 2001. She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Reynaldo ŁReyŁ Grajeda of the family home; son, Dominic Grajeda of Albuquerque; daughters, Dina Giovale and husband, Joe of Phoenix and Regina Grajeda of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Ryan Giovale and Floyd Grajeda; mother, Lupe Alvarado of Pirtleville, AZ; and sisters, Ramona Santamaria and husband, Charlie of Douglas, AZ, and Mary Marshall of Rio Rico, AZ. She was preceded in death by her father, Jesus Alvarado and brother, Ramon Alvarado. Irene was a member of the Albuquerque Garden Club (Blue Belles), and Risen Savior Prayer Group. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Rosary will be recited Saturday, January 27, 2001, 6:00 p.m., at Risen Savior Church, 7701 Wyoming Blvd. NE, with reception to follow. Mass will be celebrated in Douglas, AZ with interment following at Pirtleville Cemetery in Pirtleville, AZ. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lupus Foundation, New Mexico Chapter, 2917 Carlisle NE, #103, 87110. Arrangements by French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
Published on: Sat January 27, 2001