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Damien Velasquez

Damien Eugene Velasquez

March 3rd, 1978 - July 8th, 2019
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Damien E. Velasquez, age 41. A resident of Peralta, New Mexico passed away on July 8, 2019 in Denver, Colorado at the University of Colorado Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Damien was the most sociable man you could ever have met. He loved telling stories about his hunting and fishing trips. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He graduated from Los Lunas High School in 1996, where he was a star basketball player. Which took him to Belgium to play on the all-star team. He attended the University of New Mexico Valencia Campus and then transferred to San Jacinto in Houston, Texas. Damien was a corrections officer for over 20 years. He was preparing to retire. His favorite basketball team was the North Carolina Tar Heels. His favorite football team was the Minnesota Vikings. Damien was preceded in death by his grandpa, Ernest Rodriguez; grandma, Angelina Velasquez; brother, Derrick Velasquez; four uncles and two aunts. Damien is survived by the loving mother to his children, Kristi Velasquez; his children, Seth and Khloe; father, Eugene; mother, Diana; brother Shawn (Michelle); sister, Kendra (Tim); nieces, Bryce, Sidney, Ally and Katie, nephews; Skyler, Trace, Derrick Jr, and Adam and his grandmother, Millie Rodriguez. He is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins from the San Luis Valley. All services will be held at the Noblin Funeral Service Belen Chapel, Saturday July 27, beginning with a visitation at 10:30 a.m., followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. A reception will follow at the funeral home’s reception room. In lieu of flowers you may make donations to the San Rafael Presbyterian Church (maintenance), c/o Margie Garcia, 33688 Hwy. 17, Antonito, Colorado 81120.
Arrangements are being handled by the caring professionals at the Noblin Funeral Service Los Lunas Chapel, 2211-D Main St., (505) 866-9992
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  • Visitation

    July 27th, 2019 | 10:30am - 11:00am
    When
    July 27th, 2019 10:30am - 11:00am
    Location
    Noblin Funeral Service Belen Chapel
    Address
    418 W. Reinken Avenue
    Belen, NM 87002
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  • Service

    July 27th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    July 27th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Noblin Funeral Service Belen Chapel
    Address
    418 W. Reinken Avenue
    Belen, NM 87002
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  • Reception

    July 27th, 2019 |
    When
    July 27th, 2019
    Location
    Noblin Funeral Service Reception Room
    Address
    418 W Reinken Ave
    Belen, NM 87002
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Tom, Vicki, Thomas and Jessica Garcia

Posted at 07:16pm
Our deepest condolences. Words cannot express the depth of pain of your loss. With all our love and prayers.
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Laura Quinlan- Antonito CO

Posted at 10:21pm
Please accept my heartfelt sympathy for your loss. Damian was a good man! Hope you find comfort in all the memories..Especially the hunting trips
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francisco rael

Posted at 05:04pm
we are so sorry for your loss.we new damiem and he was a great guy.he played football and basketball with my son frank rael and they graudated together with the rest of his only friends that they were close to him.we cant believe you are going my son frank was in shock when he found out.he seen frank Damien was so happy to see him. my you rest in peace. from frank and mary jane and Francisco rael.
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Ken Garcia

Posted at 04:55pm
I am deeply saddened to learn of Damien's passing. I had the pleasure of working with Damien at CNMCF. He was an excellent and professional Correctional Officer.
An outstanding and respectful young man that will definitely be missed...
God Speed Brother Damien...
Your friend and colleague...
Ken Garcia
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Raymond De La Cruz

Posted at 10:44am
Worked with Damien til I retired, was a great man to know, will miss him, memories remain. Prayers go out to his family and friends, continually. R. I. P.
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