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Erminia Valdez

September 2, 2021

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Erminia Michelle Valdez, age 40, was born June 4th, 1981 in Espanola, NM. She was called to be with our Lord on Sept. 2nd, 2021. 

Erminia was raised in Dixon, NM by her parents, John and Lydia Valdez along with her siblings, Maria Schwinkendorf and Robert “Bobby” Bustos. She is preceded in death by her grandfathers: Pete L. Garcia and Sofonias Valdez, her Aunt, Shelia Valdez, and her Brother, Johnny Valdez. 

Erminia is survived by her children: Kristen Chavez (Cory), Juan Lopez (Jayleen), Rudy Valdespino, Angel Armstrong and Heavabelle Armstrong. Grandchildren: Talia, Cory and Daisy. Grandmothers: Edna Garcia, Teresa Valdez. Parents: John and Lydia Valdez. Siblings: Jerome David Valdez (Devyn), Maria Schwinkendorf (Steve), Robert Bustos (Cristina), Adrianna Valdez, Adrian Valdez and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins who loved her dearly. 

Erminia will always be remembered for her contagious laughter, her feisty spirit, and her “life of the party” personality. She had a love for traveling, movies, and music. She especially loved her dogs, Monster and Ghost. She had a huge heart and will be greatly missed by her family and friends. 

Special thanks to the caring staff at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. 

Services are pending. Services will be announced on the DeVargas funeral-home website. 

The family of Erminia Valdez has entrusted their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477 

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