Cover photo for Patricio Ernesto Archuleta's Obituary

Patricio Ernesto Archuleta

d. December 27, 2023

PATRICIO ERNESTO ARCHULETA, 78, a lifelong resident of Embudo, New Mexico, went with our Lord on Wednesday, December 27, 2023.

Patricio is preceded in death by an unborn child; son Mario Archuleta; parents Amado and Domitila Archuleta; sister Amadita “Amy” Sanchez;  and brother Rudy Archuleta.

Patricio is survived by his children; Barbara Chaves (Walter), Sandra Bustos (Manuel), Pat Gene Archuleta (Nadine), Claire “Julie” Castillo (Gary); the mother of his children Nora Rodriguez; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Agripiana “Pana” Martinez (William), Adonais Archuleta (JoAnn), Orlinda Alewine (Carlton), Rudy Archuleta, Anita Lucy Archuleta, Eleanor Duda (Edward), Celso Archuleta (Diego), Frances Archuleta (Jose); and numerous nieces and nephews.

Patricio, a retired individual from Los Alamos County, found joy in horseback riding, farming, hunting, fishing, camping, and the outdoors. Even in retirement, he remained industrious showcasing his skills as a jack of all trades. Known for his willingness to help others. Patricio's legacy was one of adventure and hard work.

A Rosary will be recited Friday, January 12, 2024, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Dixon, New Mexico, at 10:00 am - 10:30 am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Interment will follow at the Dixon Catholic Cemetery in Dixon, New Mexico.

His grandchildren serving as Pallbearers are: Angelia Trujillo, Justin Olguin, Jerrade DeAguero, Danielle Bustos, Pat Gene Archuleta Jr., Brandon Bustos, Amethyst Samora, and Aryana Quintero.

Honorary Pallbearers are his grand-daughters; Roxanne Juarez and Mariah Moreland; and his great-grandchildren, DeMarco and Karina Juarez, Annalia and Landyn Trujillo, HarleyAnn and Dusty Casados, Blair Bustos, LeAndra, Kamara and Kenny Moreland.

The family of Patricio Ernesto Archuleta has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home and Crematory of the beautiful Espanola Valley.   505-747-7477

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