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10 May 2008

Obituary: Robert B. Baca

Once again, this obituary was found in an Albuquerque Journal Obituary database at the Albuquerque Special Collections Library.

Robert B. Baca was my paternal grandfather.

13 November 1972

Funeral Mass Planned Tuesday for R. B. Baca

Journal Special

SOCORRO - Funeral mass will be celebrated Tuesday for Robert B. Baca, 65, retired Postal Service employe (sic) who was assistant postmaster of Socorro.

Baca, who died at his home suddenly Saturday, retired from the Postal Service in 1964 after 30 years of service.

Active in the Knights of Columbus, Baca was a member of the Fourth Degree Assembly of the K of C in Belen. He also was a member of board of trustees of the Socorro Electric Cooperative and the San Miguel Catholic Church.

Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at the San Miguel Church. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at San Miguel Church. Burial will follow in the San Miguel Cemetary.

Survivors include his wife, Theresa of Socorro; two daughters, Mrs. Theresa Rios and Mrs. Maryetta Serna, both of Socorro; three sons, Robert C. and David M. Baca, both of Socorro, and Eddie Baca of Socorro, and 16 grandchildren.

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