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Leopoldo A. Serna | Obituaries

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Leopoldo A. Serna, 90, a lifelong resident of Hernandez, NM, passed absent on Monday, May possibly 24, 2021, surrounded by his loving relatives. He was born September 18, 1930 in Hernandez, NM. He attended St. Michael’s Substantial College and graduated in 1949. After superior school, Leo served his place in the United States Army all through the Korean War from 1951 until finally 1953. Following his military services services, Leo attended the College of New Mexico and finally became a Venture Engineer for the Condition of New Mexico Highway Department. He labored on numerous of the major highway initiatives in the course of the state, and retired right after 25 several years of service. Leo savored seeing athletics and spending time with his pets, primarily his beloved poodle, Pepe. Nonetheless, Leo’s priority in lifetime was getting treatment of his spouse and children. He was an exceptional son, brother, and uncle, finally getting to be the father figure of the relatives following his father passed absent. Leo put in significantly of his time commuting in between Albuquerque and Hernandez. He opened his house in Albuquerque to anyone that necessary a spot to keep, no make any difference if it was for the weekend or many decades as they attended university. Leo was affectionately identified as “Uncle Leo”, not only by his nieces and nephews, but also to so many of their good friends who experienced the fantastic fortune of receiving to know him. He is survived by his sisters Jane Serna and Annadelle Sanchez (Max) nieces and nephews Melissa Robinson (JR), Kevin Norris, Kenny Norris, Stephen Sanchez (Melanie Vigil) and Erika Fleetwood (Jeret) excellent nieces and nephews Kayla Norris, Aaron Robinson, Savanna, Kevin, and Camryn Norris, Kristen Miera (Chris) and Jaxson and Lukas Fleetwood and wonderful-great nephew and niece Kristopher and Paisley Miera. Leo is preceded in death by his mother and father, Aggie and Leopoldo Serna his sister, Betty Lou Norris his aunt, Pilar Serna and his nephew, Patrick Norris. Pallbearers are Kevin and Kenny Norris, Stephen Sanchez, Joseph Salazar, Aaron Robinson and Jaxson Fleetwood.  Honorary Pallbearers are Martha Montoya, Arthur Martinez, Cornelio Sanchez, John Robinson, Kayla, Savanna, Kevin, and Camryn Norris, Jeret and Lukas Fleetwood, Chris, Kristen, Kristopher and Paisley Miera. A rosary will be recited at 10:30 a.m. and the Mass of Christian Burial will adhere to at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at the San Juan Catholic Church in Ohkay Owingeh, NM. Burial to stick to at a afterwards day. The family members of Leopoldo A. Serna has entrusted the treatment of their liked a single to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477-www.devargasfuneral.com

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