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Juanita Misere

July 18, 1938 ~ July 3, 2021 (age 82)


Juanita Misere. Maria Juanita Andreita Sandoval-Misere born July 18, 1938, Nambe, NM; died July 3, 2021, at her home in Nambe where she was born.

Preceded in death by her husband Charlie Misere, parents Merced & Andreita (Archuleta) Sandoval, son James Garcia, grandson Abran Garcia Valdez, siblings and their spouses Sebastian & Ernestine, Vicente & Rose, Merced & Elsie, Garcedan, Josefita & Manuel Ortiz, Antonia & Cornelio Herrera, Feliciana & Aguinaldo Gomez, in-laws Harold & Ann Misere, godparents Abenicio & Albenita Trujillo and Guadalupe Herrera, and many beloved relatives and friends.

Survived by children Donna Martinez (Nambe Pueblo), Arnold Garcia (Nambe Pueblo), Jeanette Garcia (Albq.) and Debbie (Dave) Ludwig (Thousands Oaks, CA); grandchildren Lauren (Ernest) Saucedo, Joseph (Toby) Martinez, Andrea Baca (Cody), Bevjan Baca (Nicolle), Jolene (David) Nicoll, Jaymie (Evan) Cole, Jessica Garcia (Luis), Kyle French and Savanna Molina; great grandchildren Miles Saucedo, Mia & Charlie Martinez, Christian Martinez, Kiley Nicoll, Aiden & Dylan Martinez, Damien & Scarlet Sanchez, Jaysin & Lovely Baca; sisters in-law Maryann Misere (San Diego, CA) & Juanita Sandoval, and many close nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Juanita was a member of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Parish in Pojoaque, and held a special place in her heart for the Sagrado Corazon Church in Nambe. She donated seasonal banners to the Nambe Church, altar cloths and flowers for special events. She and a good friend contributed the carpeting and its installation, and she donated the Missal Stand for the church in memory of her late husband. She belonged to the Altar Society, Holy Family Society, Padre Pio Prayer Group and sang with the Nambe Choir at the Nambe church and at San Francisco de Asis in Nambe Pueblo. She watched the Mass on EWTN everyday and missed receiving Communion during COVID restrictions.

Visitation begins at 9:00 a.m. on July 21, at the Sacred Heart Church in Nambe; Mass at 10 am. Burial will be held on July 22, 10:30 a.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Serving as pall bearers are Bevjan Baca, Joseph Martinez, Vicente Sandoval, Victor Sandoval, Ray Santos and Ernest Saucedo.

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