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“Mrs. Baca, Vivian, Gary, and Grandsons, Your Husband, DAD, Grandpa was such a wonderful man. He always had a beautiful smile for everyone. He was...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Theresa DuBois - Albuquerque, NM

“Miss ya grandpa! ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Your grandson - Rio Rancho, NM

“To the Baca family: I'm so sorry about your dad. Mr. Baca was always a pleasure to talk to at the lab. We will miss him and his friendly smile. May...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Francella Sanchez - ABQ, NM

“Vivian, Yolanda I am very sorry to hear of your father passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. A friend, Louie Espinosa ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Louiie Espinosa - Albuquerque, NM

“Mrs. Baca, Vivian, and Gary, Our heart felt condolences and prayers are with you Diane and Robert Porter (Crystal & Victor Sanchez Family) ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Diane Porter - Los Lunas, NM

“Hello Laura and Vivian, My deepest sympathy to and your family. Its been years since we've been in contact. I remember my dad (smitty) and Mike...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Gloira Smith-Lovato - Albuquerque, NM

“On behalf of the French Family of Companies we express our deepest condolences. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: J. Harry Ford - Albuquerque, NM


BACA---Mike E. Baca, 90, a life long resident of Albuquerque, died on January 16, 2011. He is survived by his wife of over 56 years, Laura Montoya Baca of Albuquerque; daughter Vivian Weidner and husband Gary of Albuquerque; grandchildren Victor Sanchez and wife Crystal, Richard Sanchez and wife, Mary; great-grandchildren Elias, Samantha, Alexis, Mike and Dezaray. He is also survived by a very special nephew, Michael Baca and a very special niece, Gina Herrera. Also surviving is a step daughter Yolanda Sanchez and husband, Mike; 3 step-grandchildren and three step great-grandchildren. Mr. Baca was preceded in death by his parents, Vincent and Luz Baca, brothers, Alonzo and Vincent Baca, his twin brother, Louis Baca; sisters Vivian Torrez and Mary Garcia and a step-son, Kaleb Weidner. Mike attended St. Mary’s school in Albuquerque and retired from Albuquerque Public Schools. He was a veteran of WWII having served in the US Army Air Force in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre and the American Theatre. He received the WWII Victory Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, January 20, 2011 at San Felipe de Neri Catholic Church, 2005 Plaza NW in Old Town. Interment will follow at 2:30 P.M. at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers will include Victor and Crystal Sanchez, Ricky and Mary Sanchez, Ken Sanchez and Michael Baca. In lieu of flowers a scholarship fund has been established in his memory at St. Mary’s School, 224 7th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3193 or to San Felipe School, 2000 Lomas Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1498.

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