Cover photo for Raymond Estrada's Obituary
Raymond Estrada Profile Photo
Raymond

Raymond Estrada

February 18, 2022

Raymond Jose Estrada, passed away peacefully at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico on February 18, 2022. He was born in Bernalillo, New Mexico to Manuel and Katherine (Sanchez) Estrada on April 23, 1938. Raymond shared his life with his life-long partner, Nancy Sanchez for over thirty-three years, who he loved very much, and her four children that he considered his own. He was devout Catholic and a member of St. Anne Catholic Parish in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Raymond was a veteran in the United States Navy and served his country proudly form 1958-1964, when he completed his tour in Japan. His passion was woodworking and would spend countless hours in his shop making furniture. He was employed as a cabinet maker for many years with Autumnwood and Country view Cabinets. He received his bachelor’s degree in Guidance and Counseling and served as a counselor at the Turquoise Lodge. Raymond enjoyed cooking and pursued a degree in Culinary Arts. He also loved to travel with the love of his life and joke around with the ones closest to him. He often used the saying “speak up mumbles” when he couldn’t understand or hear what one was saying. Raymond was preceded in death by his lifelong partner, Nancy Sanchez; parents Manuel and Katherine (Sanchez) Estrada; sons, Raymond Estrada, Joseph Estrada, and Richard Estrada. Siblings, Inez Baca, Cora Ortiz, Nela Castillo, Willie (Melky) Estrada, and Rita Nieto. Raymond is survived by his three children, Julie Estrada, Mark Estrada and Evelyn Estrada-Cobos; four stepchildren, Liz Langner and husband, Albert Sanchez and wife, Lydia Del Rio and husband, John Sanchez, and wife; twenty-nine grandchildren; multiple great-grandchildren; one sister Theresa Winters, and numerous nieces and nephews. A Visitation will take place on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 in The Gabaldon Memorial Chapel from 4:00pm to 5:00pm and A Rosary to follow at 5:00pm to 6:00pm Rosanne Vega-Klaus his niece will be reciting the Rosary.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Raymond Estrada, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

4:00 - 5:00pm (Mountain time)

Gabaldon Memorial Chapel, Albuquerque

NM

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Rosary

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

5:00 - 6:00pm (Mountain time)

Gabaldon Memorial Chapel, Albuquerque

NM

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 58

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree