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Rosa Linda Ornelas


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Rosa Linda Ornelas, 68, died on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Please take a moment and share a kind thought or memory with Rosa’s family at www.andersonbethany.com.

SERVICES: A Rosary for Rosa will be recited at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at 1:30 PM, followed by a Memorial Service at 2:00 PM.

Rosa was born on March 22, 1952, in Santa Barbara, Chihuahua, Mexico, to Maria Elena Chico de Vásquez (Nena). She was the eldest of 10 children. Rosa retired from New Mexico Rehabilitation Center where she worked as a secretary for 25 years.

On August 31, 1969, Rosa married her high school sweetheart, Joe Richard Ornelas. They were married for 51 years and had 3 children: Cecelia, Joseph, and Oscar.

Rosa leaves behind her husband, Joe Richard Ornelas; daughter, Cecelia Ornelas; son, Oscar Ornelas; grandchildren: Dominic Ornelas, Joseph Ornelas Jr, Brittany Ornelas, Gabby Ornelas, Mathew Ornelas; one great grandchild; sisters: Irma Nevarez, Elida Mundy (Rhonda Robinson), Linda Mundy (fiancé Jessica Moran); brothers: Kirk Mundy (fiancé Kristin Higginbothom), Jaime Torres (Rosa), Lalo Torres (Debra), Victor Torres (Yolanda), Pepe Torres (Susan); and numerous nieces and nephews.

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Preceding Rosa in death were her mother, Maria Elena Chico de Vasquez (Nena), and son, Joseph Ornelas.

Rosa was a quiet gentle soul who was love by so many. She will be deeply missed by all who loved and knew her.

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