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Addie Melinda Garcia

February 7, 1961 — August 25, 2023

Santa Fe

Addie Melinda Garcia, 62, of Ojo Caliente, NM passed on August 25, 2023, from a lengthy illness.

Addie is preceded in death by her parents Jose Adan Garcia Jr. and Betty Garcia; brothers Randy and Melvin Garcia; sister Augusta Dyson and sister-in-law Dorothy Garcia.

Addie was a devoted Christian who enjoyed participating in bible studies and other church activities. Addie’s hobbies included baking delicious bizcochitos and making mouth-watering tortillas.  Addie was very well-known for her embroidering and crocheting skills. Addie loved her family and friends and would call and visit them as often as she could.

Addie is survived by her life-long partner Luis Ruybal of Espanola, NM; son Mario Ruybal of Espanola, NM; sister-in-law Orie Anne Garcia of Espanola, NM; brother’s Darryl Garcia of Hernandez, NM and Joseph Garcia (Denise) of White Rock, NM; brother-in-law Jim Dyson of Los Alamos, NM; nephews Darryl Garcia Jr., Matthew Garcia, Nicolas Garcia (Daniela), Michael Garcia (Nadia), Geoffrey Marquez and Isaiah Garcia; nieces Vanissa Barrett (Roy), Desiree Garcia and Niki Garcia; grand nephews Lee Barrett, Zachary Miller, Landon and Samuel Garcia; grand niece Patience Vargas; step children Chris (Cindy) Ruybal, Marcel Ruybal and Mona Jurado, all of Colorado; and many close family and friends.  

A Celebration of Life will be on Saturday, September 23, 2023, to include Rosary at 12:00 pm at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in La Madera, NM with a meal to follow from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Apache Drum in La Madera, NM.

Honorary Pallbearers are as follows: Darryl Garcia Jr., Matthew Garcia, Nicolas Garcia, Michael Garcia, Vanissa Barrett, Desiree Garcia, Geoffrey Marquez, Isaiah Garcia and Niki Garcia.

The family of Addie Garcia has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the beautiful Espanola Valley.   505-747-7477

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