Margarita A. Salazar, 98, Chamita, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020.

    Mrs. Salazar was preceded in death by her husband Reymundo Salazar, brothers Tomas Archuleta, Julian Archuleta, Emilio Archuleta and Juan Archuleta; sisters Lugarda Maestas and Polly Barnhart and three grandchildren.

    She is survived by her son Alex Salazar, Española; daughters Emily Brower, Pita Carattini and Evangeline Valdez, all of Albuquerque and Elaine Luna, La Vegas, N.M.; sister Juanita Casados, Rio Rancho; 11 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

    Services are pending. For more information contact the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley at 747-7477 or visit

    Serving as pallbearers will be Joseph Salazar Jr., Steven Garcia, Ivan Valdez, Jeremy Valdez, Tomas Valdez and Matthew Luna. Honorary pallbearers will be Rick Garcia, Joel Luna, Leroy Bustos and Vince Guillen.

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