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Obituary for Raymond Victor Wheeler

Raymond Victor  Wheeler
Raymond V. Wheeler age 72 of Chamita died eacefully, surrounded by his family, on Sunday March 28 in Santa Fe, NM. after a lengthy illness. He was born on June 3, 1937 in Leadville, CO. to the late Sam and Mary Wheeler. He enjoyed the beautiful outdoors including fishing & hunting. He was receded in death by his arents and also sisters; Darlene Lucero, Velma Gallegos and Judy La Varrio, brother Isaac Montoya, in-laws Alberto and Rosita De Herrera and grandmother Josefita Herrera. He is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years Lydia, Sons; Raymond Wheeler and wife Carol of Esanola, Anthony Wheeler and wife Debra of Chamita, Rocky Wheeler of Santa Fe, Johnny Wheeler and wife Patty of Cuarteles and Danny Wheeler and wife Andrea of Nambe, daughter Theresa Herrera and husband Gilbert of Chamita, grandchildren; Santiago Martinez and wife Anna, Brandon and Desiree Wheeler, Jacqueline Wheeler, Kenneth Wheeler, Meagan and Victoria Wheeler, Leroy Jaramillo, Jessica DeVargas and husband Jason, Nadine Chavez and husband Rick, Great-grandchildren; Joslyn and Santos Martinez, Jimmy James, Diego and Camila Wheeler, Alicia and Lucas Archibeque, Kayla and Camila DeVargas, sisters Rita Carrasco and husband Lee of Pueblo, CO. and Betty Rose Mondragon and husband Rudy of Cuba, NM., brothers Johnny Wheeler of Albuquerque and Tony Wheeler and wife Alice of Esanola, favorite aunt Marcy Sutherburg of Leadville, CO., favorite cousin Robert Duarte and wife Dolly of Louisiana., Goddaughters Terry Brown and husband Allen of Denver, CO., and Debra Valerie Wheeler of Esanola, Godson Patrick Chavez of Esanola, Lawrence Loez of Alb., nieces Mary Loez and husband Rick, Jennifer Carassco and Becky Ortega, nehews Lee Carassco, Jr., and Kenneth Carassco and Michael Ulibarri, sisters and brothers in-law; Irene Rodriguez and comanion Eddie, Romolo De Hererra and wife Rose, David De Herrera and wife Marie, Linda Chavez and husband Paul, Pete De Herrera and wife Roberta, Cordy Herrera and husband Donald, Joanna De Aguero and husband Archie and June Galvon and comanion Gilbert. A ublic visitation will be held beginning at 5:00 .m. on Tuesday March 30th at Rivera Family Funeral Home in Esanola with recitation of the rosary starting at 7:oo .m. A second rosary will be recited on Wednesday at 7:00 .m. also in the mortuary chael. The Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday Aril 1st at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Batist Catholic Church at San Juan with Fr. Terry Brennan officiating with interment to follow at The Chamita Cemetery.

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