Oma C. Gallegos
OMA C. GALLEGOS Oma C. Gallegos, 94, passed away in Santa Fe, NM on August 19, 2017. She was born to Louis and Florentina C'de Baca on May 10, 1923, in Puerto de Luna, NM. As a child she was raised in Newkirk, NM where her father had a mercantile and a ranch. She enjoyed the ranch life and cared for her favorite horse Sadie. She attended The Loretto Academy and received a (business degree). She decided to move to Wala Wala Washington, to live with her aunt and uncle Clancy. Then she moved to San Francisco, CA. and worked as a secretary and at the Seal Stadium as an usherette. Then she got home sick and moved back home to her beloved New Mexico. After 27 years of marriage, to Felix Gallegos he passed away on June 2, 1986. They had made their home in Las Vegas, NM. She worked and retired from The State Highway Department in Las Vegas, NM. She is preceded in death by her parents Luis and Florentina C'de Baca, Husband Felix Gallegos, Sister Celina Strand, Brother Robert C'de Baca. She is survived by her brothers Louis C'de Baca (Analia), Carlos C'de Baca, children Mike Chavez (Renee), Bernadette Armijo (Candido), Louis Gallegos, Mary Angela Gallegos, and Francis Gallegos (Liz), grandchildren Candace Armijo (Evan), David Armijo (Sonya), Daniel Armijo, James Gallegos, Joshua Gallegos (Jolynn), Katey Wahlen, Krisitin Wahlen, Daniel Chavez, Sarah Chavez (Matt), Nichole Salindong (Pete): great grandchildren Isabella, Joshua, Sofia, Jacob, Madeline, Marsha, Rose, and Renee Elizabeth. She loved her family deeply, and will be missed by all her family and friends. Rosary service will be held Friday August 25, 2017 at 9:00 am following Christian Mass at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Christian burial will take place at San Antonio Cemetery in Las Vegas, NM. Funeral arrangements are under Nelson Funeral Home 801 Douglas Ave Las Vegas, NM 87701.
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