Sadie (Archuleta) Mares

November 17, 1949 ~ April 17, 2018 (age 68)
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Sadie Archuleta Mares, 68, of Aztec passed away April 17, 2018. She was born November 17, 1949 in Pagosa Springs, Colorado to Mary Sisneros Archuleta & Charlie Archuleta.

She grew up in Pagosa and lived in the Four Corners ares most of her life. She worked in Nursing homes in Durango, at Tamarron Resort as housekeeping supervisor, and at Fort Lewis College.

Sadie was a loving and loyal friend. She was a great cook and was especially proud of her first-place win at the Fort Lewis College Green Chile Cook-Off, several years ago. She enjoyed cookouts and get togethers with her extended family. Sadie was an accomplished angler who loved to fish at Groundhog Lake in Colorado and at Lake Powell in Utah.

Sadie was preceded in death by her first husband, Laverne Hunter; parents, Mary Sisneros Archuleta & Charlie Archuleta; brothers, James & Ted Archuleta.

She is survived by her loving husband, John Mares; Son, Robert Abeyta; daughters, Mary Ann Abeyta Anchondo, Yvette Abeyta; step-daughter, Tracy Hunter; brothers, Dan Kingsley & Ron Archuleta; sisters, Alice Chavez, Lala Dunlap, Berlinda Vorhies, & Loretta Vigil; grandchildren, Rayanna & Ray. and several great-grandchildren.

There will be a memorial service for her on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm at The Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Pagosa Springs, CO.


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