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Leopoldo Lucero Jr.

April 19, 2020

Obituary

Leopoldo (Leo) Lucero Jr., age 92, lifelong resident of Albuquerque, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2020.   Mr. Lucero is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Frances Lucero; daughters, Theresa Lucero Follo, Sandra Herrera, Beverly Lucero and Leola Gonzales; six grandchildren, Bobby, Tanya, Nathan, Larissa, James, and David Jr, three great-grandchildren, Joylen, Defearian and Leon; sister Toni Proctor, as well as numerous friends and other family members.  Leo is also survived by a special son-in-law, Sammy Gonzales; special nieces, Lucy Montoya and Gloria Baca and special nephews, Carl Lucero and Art Lucero.  Leo was preceded in death by his parents, Leopoldo Sr. and Eloisa Lucero; his son, David Lucero and granddaughter, Angelica Herrera; brothers, Pat, Bill and Art Lucero.  A very special thanks to Sharon Martinez and Kristie James of Compassus Healthcare for their outstanding care. Mr. Lucero was a police officer for 38 years to include BCSO, NM State Police and UNM Police and served in the U.S. Department of the Army. Leopoldo was a man of faith and his family his strength. His kindness and humor touched everyone around him and his memory will live on through all that loved him.

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