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Valente Terrazas Sandoval

April 18, 2021


Valente Terrazas Sandoval, Ojo Caliente passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021. Valente is preceded in death by his parents, Guadalupe and Ramon Terrazas, brothers, Ramon Terrazas Jr., Oscar Terrazas; sister, and Conception Jaquez.Valente came into the US in the mid 60’s.  Becoming a rancher all his life.  Always surrounded by his wife and 9 children.  Passing on his mechanical knowledge to his kids. Enjoying the simplicity of life, full of love for his family and friends.  He lived a happy and beautiful life surrounded by his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Amelia Terrazas; children, Mercedes, Raymundo (Carla), Valente Jr. (Gina), Maria (Jorge), Dora, Jose (Yvonne), Gabriel (Stephanie), Andy (Brean), Jaime (Jeri), 31 grandchildren and 28 Great-grandchildren. Public visitation will begin on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory, with a rosary to follow at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ojo Caliente, burial will follow at Ojo Caliente Cemetery. Serving the family as pallbearers are Raymundo, Valente Jr., Jose, Gabriel, Andy, and Jamie. The family of Valente Terrazas Sandoval has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley.

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April 23, 2021 12:21 PM

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May 5, 2021 10:48 AM

Dora, Maria so sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad.  May God Bless All Of You During This Time & Forever!


Loretta & Sherry Aragon

April 24, 2021 1:55 AM

To the Terrazas Family please accept our deepest and most heartfelt condolences for the passing of Mr. Terrazas. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. 
Loretta & Sherry Aragon

Fidelia Jaramillo, Vallecitos, NM

April 23, 2021 4:44 PM

Quiero darle a la familia Terrazas mi muy sentido pesame, por la muerte de su esposo, papa' y abuelo. Que en paz descanse.  Fidelia Jaramillo,  Vallecitos,  NM. 

Janet and Ronnie Martinez

April 23, 2021 12:31 PM

Rest in peace Mr. Terrazas.  Your work here on earth has ended and your glory in God's kingdom has just begun.  Fly high with the angels and our deepest condolences to all the Terrazas family.  Memories are never taken so cherish those memories and take care of your beautiful sweet momma.  Always a hard working man and adored his family with all his heart and soul.

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