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Obituary for Vickie Serrano

Vickie Serrano of Albuquerque, died Wednesday afternoon, March 15, 2017 at her home, with her family at her bedside. She was 90 years old.

She was born on April 20, 1926 in Anton Chico to the home of Nicasio and Rosalia Garcia. She grew up and attended school in Santa Rosa.

Vickie married Zoilo Serrano at Saint Francis Cathedral in Santa Fe, NM on September 20, 1945. She was a great wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.
Vickie is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Zoilo; two brothers, Nicasio Garcia Jr. and Horacio Garcia of Santa Rosa, NM; and three sisters, Natalia Maestas of Anton Chico, NM, Mary Jo Hatch of Albuquerque and Gilberta Maestas of Cuervo, NM.

She is survived by two sons, Martin Serrano of Albuquerque, Gerald Serrano and wife, Sheri of Las Vegas, NV; three daughters, Ynez St. Pierre, Augusta (Gus) Serrano, and Jacqueline Via and husband, Dennis, all of Albuquerque; two brothers, Max Garcia and Bonifacio Garcia and wife, Marcella, both of Albuquerque; three granddaughters, Stacy Lynn Canales and husband, Max of Jacksonville, NC, Shannon Hartstrom and husband, Jason of Las Vegas, NV, and Yvette Monique Lucero and husband, David of Albuquerque; three grandsons, Josh Serrano and wife, Domonique of Las Vegas, NV, Brock Rivera and wife, Michelle of Rio Rancho, and Bruce Rivera and wife, Mary of Phoenix, AZ; eight great-grandchildren, Mikayla, Haeleigh and Isaiah Rivera, Madison Canales, Skylar and Benjamin Rivera, and Gavin and Presley Hartstrom; and several nieces and nephews. She will be missed by all.

Rosary will be recited Monday, March 20, 2017, 11:30 a.m., followed by Mass at The Shrine of St. Bernadette, 11509 Indian School Rd. NE, with Deacon Joe officiating. Graveside services will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. Pallbearers will be Rick Garcia, Dan Serrano, Bruce Rivera, Brock Rivera, Frank Serrano and Kenneth Maestas. Honorary pallbearers are all her family and friends.

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