Esther Rumaldita Garnand, 86 of Albuquerque, NM, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 6, 2022. Esther is preceded in death by her parents: Jose and Josefina Soliz, her husband: Joe Alex Garnand, her sister: Julia Sanchez and her brothers: Manuel, JJ and Lorenzo Soliz. Esther is survived by her children: Sandra Garnand, Sharon Garnand, Karen Garnand, Leonard Martinez and Ruben Martinez as well as her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation will be at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Milagro, NM on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 from 10-11am. Recitation of the Most Holy Rosary followed by the Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 11am at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Milagro, with Father Christopher Bernabe officiating. Esther will be laid to rest at Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery in Milagro with Andrew Mikulus, Angelo Carrasco, Xavier Garnand, Mark Garnand, Victor Garnand and Glen Garnand serving as Pallbearers. The family requests contributions in lieu of flowers in memory of Esther Rumaldita Garnand to Tunnel To Towers Foundation. All services are under the direction of Chavez Funeral Home, 923 S. Third St., Santa Rosa, NM 88435. 575-472-3369. To place an online condolence or tribute, please visit www.chavezfuneralhome.com.