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April Lynn Santillan (Ortega)


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April Lynn Santillan (Ortega), 48, of Roswell, passed away suddenly Saturday, August 12, 2017, at University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque surrounded by her children, parents, siblings and extended family. She was born June 23, 1969, in Roswell, New Mexico, the daughter of Joseph and JoAnn Ortega.
April graduated from Roswell High School in Roswell, New Mexico with the class of 1988.
She is survived by her four children: Ashley Ortega of Albuquerque, NM, JoAnn (JoJo) Ortega of Albuquerque, NM, Manuel Santillan of Roswell, NM, Stacy-Ann Santillan of Roswell, NM. Two grandchildren: Adrian Ortega and Nathaniel Santillan. Parents: Joseph Ortega and JoAnn Ortega of Albuquerque, NM. Siblings: David Ortega of Albuquerque, NM, Stacy Ortega-Gonzales and husband Christopher Gonzales of Albuquerque, NM. Grandfather: Joe B. Aguilar of Roswell, NM. And numerous cousin, aunts and uncles.
She is preceded in death by her maternal grandmother: Lillie Aguilar, paternal grandparents: Irenio Ortega and Estella Ortega. Aunt: Carmen Aguilar, Cousin: Sky Chambers.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 24 at 10 a.m. at Sagebrush Church (Riverside) with Pastor Rick Bosch officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park.

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