Elvira Bustamante

Obituary of Elvira Rael Bustamante

It is always hard to say goodbye to someone loved and cherished by family and friends. Accordingly, we say goodbye to our beloved Elvira R. Bustamante (Santa Fe and Mimbres, New Mexico).


Elvira was born April 13,1937 in Mimbres, NM. She passed away on July 14, 2023.


Elvira was preceded in passing by her parents Juan Rael and Angela Rael. Her other loved ones were Bernardo Rael, Eddie and Tony Otero, and Margaret Bustamante Hayes. Surviving biological children are James Otero, Rose Otero Molina and stepchildren Frank Bustamante (Las Cruces, NM), Jeff Bustamante, Sally (Edgewood, NM), Susan Larranaga Bustamante (Lancaster, CA), Eric Bustamante (Santa Fe, NM), Dr. Diane Bustamante Eto,  Bob (Littleton, CO).


Elvira is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Frank C. Bustamante. There are many grandchildren and great grandchildren.


Elvira will be laid to rest at The Garden of Memories in Hatch, NM.

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