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Dennis Michael Geshel

July 24, 1985 — December 23, 2021

Dennis Michael Geshel, passed away unexpectedly on December 23, 2021 at the age of 36. Dennis was born on July 24, 1985 at the Fort Bragg Army Hospital, North Carolina.  He spent his first five years in the Sandhills of North Carolina, moving to Rio Rancho, New Mexico in 1991.  He was an ambitious, hard-working, and an energetic entrepreneur who built a life he loved surrounded by his family and good friends.

Dennis is survived by his partner of over 10 years, LeAndra Evette Arias, and their two children Mylana Jazel Geshel and Jaxon Brett Geshel; mother, Ileen Y. Marquez of Rio Rancho;   father, Dennis J. Geshel and stepmother, Kristin E. Geshel; siblings, Samantha and Benjamin Geshel of Lyme, Connecticut; paternal grandmother, Carolina Theresa Dufrin; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; In-laws Alfred and Veronica Arias, Robert and Loretta Spencer, Thomas Arias and Lauren Dillard, nephew Max Spencer, and nieces, Giana, Vivian, Koko (Eleanor), Poppy and Iris Spencer. He is also survived by many friends who were like family to Dennis.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfathers, Dennis M. Geshel and William Dufrin; maternal grandparents, Serafin (Fino) Marquez and Eleanor Moctezuma.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Dennis Michael Geshel’s Childrens’ Fund at or

The Honor Flight of Northern New Mexico at .

A Celebration of Life will be held on January 21, 2022 from 11am-1:30pm at Pongal Event Center, 1101 Golf Course Rd. SE, Rio Rancho, NM.

Catholic Funeral Mass will be recited on January 22, 2022 @ 9:30 am, Sacred Heart Church 309 Stover, ABQ, NM.



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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Friday, January 21, 2022

11:00am - 7:00pm (Mountain time)

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Starts at 9:30am (Mountain time)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

309 Stover Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

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