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Patrocino Saavedra

July 12, 1932 — December 26, 2022

Patricino Saavedra, 90 years old, was born on July 12, 1932 and went home to our Lord on December 26, 2022. He was a veteran of the U.S Marine Corps from 1951-1954 and served in the Korean War. He came back to Grants and met the love of his life, Prudence. They were married and lived in Milan for 65 years, and raised 3 children. Patrocino loved to fish, hunt, and spend time with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He worked until he retired at the Anaconda for 35 years. He had a sense of humor and was light spirited.



He is survived by his daughters, Patricia Valdez (Meddie) Paulette Selkirk (James) and his son, Patrick Saavedra (Michelle). His grandchildren, Michael, Nadine, Michelle, AJ, Tony, Brittani and Natalee. His great grandchildren Miranda, Malorie, Cadence, Austin, Jacob, Annalise, Antonio, Alexander, Olivia and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Prudence Saavedra. His parents, Luis Saavedra and Teresita Saavedra. His siblings, Vina Blea, Gilbert Saavedra, Lydia Dominguez, May Cruz and Monico Saavedra. In loving memory of Patrocino Saavedra, we would like to honor him as the last sibling of his immediate family.



Services will be held on January 6, 2023 at St. Vivian’s in Milan. Rosary will be held at 9:30am and Mass at 10:00am. Funeral following at Grants cemetery.
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Rosary

Friday, January 6, 2023

4:30 - 5:00 pm (Mountain time)

St Vivian Catholic Church

501 Sand Street, Milan, NM 87021

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Funeral Mass

Friday, January 6, 2023

5:00 - 6:00 pm (Mountain time)

St Vivian Catholic Church

501 Sand Street, Milan, NM 87021

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Graveside Service

Friday, January 6, 2023

6:00 - 6:30 pm (Mountain time)

Grants Cemetery

, Grants, NM 87020

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