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Clyde Chris Archuleta

March 23, 1966 — February 4, 2024

Rio Rancho

Clyde Archuleta, age 57, a resident of Rio Rancho, NM, a beloved Son, Brother, and Uncle was called to his eternal resting on Sunday, February 4, 2024. He entered this world on Wednesday, March 23, 1966, in Colorado Springs, CO, born to Ralph and Joan Archuleta. He is survived by his mom, Joan Archuleta; sister, Cynthia Grigg and husband, Keven, brother, Ralph Archuleta and wife, Cindy, niece, Kristina McKay and husband Norman, Nephew, Joshua Kesterson and wife, Caren, nephew, Ronnie Lucero, and niece, Savannah Lucero, great nephews, Jayden and Jax Mckay, and James Kesterson, nieces, Aliana McKay and Aurora Kesterson and Esperanza Martinez and Arivella Lucero-Palomera and other loving family members. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Archuleta. 

Clyde loved his family, the outdoors, was a big fan of the Denver Broncos, enjoyed playing Mexican Train and Fast Track. He was quiet and had a gentle demeanor and smile. His favorite dog, Rex, who had him walking daily. 

Before his passing, Clyde said "he lived a good life!”

Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2024; 9:00 a.m., at Church of the Incarnation Catholic Church, 2309 Monterrey Rd NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144.  Rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m., with Deacon George Meyerson reciting. Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. 

Following the celebration of Mass, Clyde will be laid to rest at Tuloso Cemetery in Trujillo, New Mexico. Graveside will be held at approximately 1:30 p.m.

Family will be hosting a Reception immediately following Graveside Service at VFW San Juan Aragonne Post 1547, 148 Mills Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701 - All are invited to attend!

Pallbearers will be Ralph Archuleta, Josh Kesterson, Norman McKay, Jayden McKay, Jax McKay, Jesse Gonzales

Honorary Pallbearers will be Ronnie Lucero & Anthony Gallegos 

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Visitation

Saturday, February 17, 2024

9:00 - 9:30 am (Mountain time)

Church of the Incarnation Catholic Church

2309 Monterrey Road Northeast, Rio Rancho, NM 87144

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Rosary

Saturday, February 17, 2024

9:30 - 10:00 am (Mountain time)

Church of the Incarnation Catholic Church

2309 Monterrey Road Northeast, Rio Rancho, NM 87144

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Mass

Saturday, February 17, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Mountain time)

Church of the Incarnation Catholic Church

2309 Monterrey Road Northeast, Rio Rancho, NM 87144

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Graveside Service

Saturday, February 17, 2024

Starts at 1:30 pm (Mountain time)

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Reception

Saturday, February 17, 2024

VFW San Juan Argonne Post 1547

148 Mills Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87001

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