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Horace Bustos

d. June 22, 2022

Obituary for Horace Bustos

Horace J. Bustos, 83 of La Mesilla, originally of El Llano, died Wednesday June 22, 2022 following a short illness.  Horace was a carpenter by trade.  In his early twenties Horace was in an automobile accident where wife, Amelia, cared for him for many years.

Horace was preceded in death by his parents, Bersabe and Maximiliano Bustos, wife Amelia Bustos and son Anthony.  In-laws; Ruben and Josephina Lujan, brother-in-laws, Delfino, Eugenio, Michael, Alfred, and Jimmy.  Sister-in-law Ruth Lujan and nephew Kenny Lujan.

Horace is survived by daughter, Diane (Mike) and son Horace Jr.  Brothers Abel (Theresa), Steven (Helen), Larquin (Mary), and sister Mable.  Brother-in-law George Lujan (Velma), sister-in-laws Cecilia, Tina, Shirley and Lorraine.  And numerous nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers:  Horace Jr., Mike Jimenez, Ronnie Bustos, Robert Bustos, Victor Duran, and Gene Lujan.

Services are as follows:  Thursday June 30th; public viewing at 10am with Burial Mass at 10:30 at Santa Cruz de Canada Holy Cross Church.  Burial immediately after at Holy Cross Cemetery, with reception immediately after at the Knights of Columbus.

The family of Horace Bustos has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home and Crematory of the Espanola Valley, 505-747-7477.

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