Isabelle (Isabel) M., 79, born Aug. 4, 1933, passed away peacefully on Aug. 8, 2012 surrounded by loving family and friends.
Mom was an incredible woman of strength and courage who enjoyed cooking, puzzle books and her family. Our loss is heaven’s gain.
She was born in Golondrinas, N.M. She resided in Colorado, Cheyenne, Wyo.; Buena Vista, N.M.; and Mora.
She is survived by her devoted companion, Adelaido Martinez of Tramperos, N.M.; daughters: Debbie Leyba and husband Floyd from Coyote, N.M.; Cindy Valencia and husband Joel of Los Lunas, N.M., Maria Lovato and husband Rudy of Chacon; Angela Abeyta of Mora; sons: Michael Herrera, wife Shirley of Mora, Esteban (Stevie) Herrerra of Placitas, N.M., Johnny Herrera and wife Dolene Pando of Mora, Lupe Ramirez, wife Angelica of Las Vegas, Arturo Ramirez of Mora. She is survived by brothers: Tony Pino and wife Josie of Buena Vista, N.M., Robert Pino and wife Rachel of Las Vegas; sisters: Velma Duran and friend Sam of Buena Vista, N.M., Lila Sanchez and husband Milnor of Buena Vista, N.M., Rita Sena and husband Ernest of Las Vegas. She is also survived by 29 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Antonio and Grabielita Pino; sister: Sophia Salas; brothers: Bernabe Pino, Juan Pino, Phil Pino, Felix Pino, Benancio Pino, and Arturo Pino. She is also preceded in death by husbands: Leopoldo Mike Herrera and Lupe Ramirez.
The family is deeply grateful for the outpouring of love, prayers, and support in many heart-felt forms from too many people to name individually.
Services will be held at St. Gertrude’s the Great Parish in Mora with rosary recited at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 13. Interment to follow at El Santo Niño de Atocha Cemetery in Buena Vista, N.M.
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Arrangements are under the Direction of Rogers Mortuary, Las Vegas, N.M., 1-800-479-3511 or 425-3511.