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Elias Archibeque

July 5, 1941 — December 12, 2021

Our beloved Dad and Pampo fell asleep in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 12, 2021. After a lengthy battle, he lost his fight with Parkinson's Disease.  He was born on July 5, 1941 to Eduardo and Manuelita Archibeque.  He was a life long resident of Algodones, New Mexico.  He leaves behind his loving wife of 61 years, Julia and their 5 children, Eddy Archibeque and wife Denise, Aaron Archibeque and wife Dianna, Dede Sanchez and husband Greg, Janelle Martinez and husband Joseph, Augustine Archibeque and wife Carmen. He was lovingly known as Pampo by his grandchildren, Gregory Sanchez, Ashley Sanchez, Adam Martinez, Maija Archibeque, Jaclyn Archibeque, Angelique Sanchez, Mariah Archibeque, Rosie Martinez, Faith Archibeque and Joshua Archibeque. Great Grandchildren, Destiny, Elias, Dustin, Lawrence, Lia and Audrina. He was preceded in death by his son Baby Elias, his father Eduardo and mother Manuelita. He is survived by his siblings, Clyde Archibeque, Eufelia Sandoval, John Archibeque Sr. Pauline Montoya, and Priscilla Perez. 

Pallbearers: Greg Sanchez Sr., Greg Sanchez Jr., Joseph Martinez, Adam Martinez, Angelique Sanchez and Devin VanHoose. 

Elias retired after 39 years with the City of Albuquerque as the Superintendent of the Albuquerque Convention Center. He loved playing golf with the City Hackers golf league, fishing, hunting, and gardening with his devoted wife and spending time with his family. He had a true love for nature and all animals, he enjoyed feeding the wild crane that returned yearly to his field in Algodones. He cherished the time spent with is little dog Jewels who stayed by his side until the very end. He will be greatly missed by family and friends and never forgotten! May you rest in peace Pampo. A rosary will be held at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Bernalillo New Mexico on January 5, 2022 at 10:00 am followed by a mass at 10:30 am. Graveside services immediately following mass. Please visit our online guestbook for Elias at

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Service Schedule

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Recitation of the Rosary

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Starts at 10:00am (Mountain time)

Our Lady of Sorrow Catholic Church

1350 New Mexico Hwy 279, Paguate, NM 87040

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