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Louella Gauna

October 18, 1952 — August 14, 2014

Louella Lucille Gauna, age 61, passed away peacefully on August 14, 2014 at the home of her sister in Albuquerque with her family at her bedside. Louella was born on October 18, 1952 in Mountainair, NM to the home of Agapito and Antonia (Otero) Garcia. She was reared and attended schools in Willard. Louella lived in Vaughn for several years where she worked as a cook in various restaurants; she also worked construction and was the Activities Director for the Vaughn Senior Citizens. She made her home is Santa Rosa in 2007. She loved music, dancing and spending time with her grandchildren. Louella was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Vaughn where she served as a Eucharistic Minister. She is preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Ray Garcia, Lincoln Garcia her sisters Louisa Luna, Esquipula Garcia, Survivors include her sons, Joseph “Ike” Gauna and wife Tricia, Michael Gauna and wife Yolanda, Cedric Gauna and wife Tessa, her grandchildren Brittany Gauna, Kayla Gauna, Kameron Gauna, Konnor Gauna, Austin Higgins, Cassidy Gauna and Damien Gauna. Also surviving are her brothers and sisters, Sidro Garcia and wife Susan of Las Vegas,NV, Jane Ortiz of Albuquerque, Pauline Gurule of Willard, Berlinda Garcia of Albuquerque, Lucy Bibiano and husband Leroy of Albuquerque who were also her caregiver, Sal Garcia and wife Vera of Albuquerque, Lila Gonzales and husband John of Willard, Christine Storey and husband Frank of Albuquerque, Rita Chavez of Estancia and Bea Brooks of Westminister, CA along with numerous nieces, nephews and a host of relatives and friends. Rosary services will be held on Sunday, August 17, at 6:00 PM from St. Rose of Lima Church in Santa Rosa. Another rosary will be recited on Thursday, August 21 at 10:00 AM from Our Lady of Sorrows Church with Memorial Mass to follow with Father Sotero A. Sena officiating. Burial of cremains will follow at Rosario Cemetery in Willard. All services for Louella have been entrusted to the Chavez Funeral Home of Santa Rosa. To place an online condolence please visit our website at www.chavezfuneralhome.com
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