Riverside Funeral Home Albuquerque Los Lunas Santa Fe New Mexico


Rose Baca



Rose (89) was embraced by our Dear Lord on November 24, 2017.  She was born on July 2, 1928 in Trinidad, Colorado and is preceded in death by her husband Ignacio (Nash) Baca, Jr.; her parents Isaac and Tonita Romero; Paternal Grandmother who raised her-Sotelita Martinez; sisters-Margaret J. Lopez (John Espinosa/Benito Lopez); Frances Vigil (Paul); Viola Romero; Rita Sanchez (Luis); brother-Isaac (Ike) Romero, Jr., and brother-in-law Junio Lopez.  Mrs. Baca is survived by a sister Annie Lopez and sister-in-law Stella Romero, a niece she raised Erlinda (Linda) Romero Archuleta; God-Daughter Nicole Viola Archuleta; Dearest Friend Arabella L. Montoya and many nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank the staff of Casa de Paz and Hospice Compassus for all they did for our beloved Rose. Mrs. Baca’s Life Celebration will begin with a viewing and rosary on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 from 11:00-1:00PM at Riverside Funeral Home, 225 San Mateo NE, Albuquerque, NM with a reception to follow.  On November 30th Mass will be held at St. Thomas Aquinas, 1502 Sara Road SE, Rio Rancho, NM @ 10:30AM with burial to follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:30PM. 

Pallbearers will be:

Richard Mares (Margaret)

Toby Vigil (Frances)

Aaron R. Archuleta (Viola)

Andres M. Archuleta (Annie)

Paul Sanchez (Rita)

Xavier Demny (Isaac)


Arrangements entrusted to:

Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque

225 San Mateo Blvd. NE

(505) 764-9663