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Steve Baca Sr

May 2, 1949 — March 12, 2020

Steve Baca, Sr., 70 of Puerto De Luna, NM passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Steve was born on May 2, 1949 in Chaperito, NM. He was raised in Anton Chico, NM where he attended school and later attended school in Santa Rosa, NM. Steve met and married Dorothy Tenorio on February 15, 1969 in Amarillo, Texas. Steve was a cement finisher and a parishioner of Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Santa Rosa. In 1990 Steve and his family moved to Puerto De Luna, where he raised pigeons as a hobby. Steve loved spending time with his family and friends, his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also enjoyed watching wrestling matches. Steve is preceded in death by his grandmother; Sergia Baca, step-father; Horacio Olguin, Sr., brothers; Albert Olguin, Horacio Olguin, Jr., Eutimio Garcia, in-laws; Jose Eduardo and Estella Tenorio and an aunt; Genoveva Olguin. Steve is survived by his wife Dorothy of the family home, son; Steve Baca, Jr. of Puerto De Luna, daughter; Lydia Lucero (Eloy) of Albuquerque, son; Napoleon Baca (Monica Chavez) of Puerto De Luna, daughter; Imogene Baca (Mike Chavez) of Belen, NM, grandchildren; Eloy Lucero, III (Tionna), Ayeisha Lucero (Joseph) and Isaiah Lucero (Samantha) of Albuquerque, Naquita Baca of Belen and Steven Carmona (Ashley Valdez) of Tucumcari. He is also survived by his great-grandchildren; Noah Lucero of Belen, Athena Lucero and Israel Lucero of Albuquerque, his mother; Juanita Olguin of Anton Chico, sisters; Rosa Tenorio of Santa Rosa, Christina Tenorio of Anton Chico and Camilla Olguin of Upper Anton Chico, brother; Florencio Olguin (Roberta) of Santa Rosa and half-siblings; Clara Olguin (Juan) of Upper Anton Chico, Adan Garcia, Faustina Encinias (Braulio) of Albuquerque, Candida Baca of Anton Chico, seven sisters-in-law, three brothers-in-law from Texas and a host of family, friends nephews and nieces from New Mexico and Texas. Visitation will be Friday, March 13, 2020 from 4-7pm at Chavez Funeral Home in Santa Rosa. Services are pending and will be announced at a later date. All services are under the direction of Chavez Funeral Home, 923 S. Third St., Santa Rosa, NM 88435. 575-472-3844. To place an online tribute please visit
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Friday, March 13, 2020

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Chavez Funeral Home/Santa Rosa

923 S 3rd St, Santa Rosa, NM 88435

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