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Emilio F. Cordova

April 26, 2019

Obituary

Emilio “Mimo” Cordova, 77, went to be with the Lord on April 26, 2019, in the presence of his loving wife, Julie, of 57 years. He is also survived by his beloved daughter Nydia Bennett.

He was preceded in death by his parents Pete and Delia Cordova and Annabell.

He is survived by his sisters Helen Wills, Linda Hernandez (Manuel), Liz Cordova, Monica Montoya (Mike), and Lillian Cordova, brothers Vincent Cordova and   John Cordova (Theresa), sisters-in-law Virginia Garcia, Berta Chavez (Leroy), Cecilia Metz (Jim), and brother-in-law Steve Anderson.

Emilio was a proud veteran serving two years in the Army (1 ½ years in Germany) and was honorably discharged as a sergeant. He retired from Yellow Freight Lines in 1999. Emilio was a man of integrity and honesty. He was also very generous. He loved playing golf with his golf buddies three to 4 times a week. He also loved playing his guitar  

Mr. Cordova’s Life Celebration will begin with a Visitation on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at St. Therese of the Little Flower Catholic Church located at 3424 Fourth Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107, followed by a Rosary at 6:30 p.m. Mass will be held Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at St. Therese. Burial will take place on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be John Cordova, Wayne Wills, Armando DeAguero, Raymond Sisneros, Jerret Nez,  and Tanner Anderson.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
April 30, 2019

5:00 PM
St. Therese of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church
3424 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87107

Rosary
Tuesday
April 30, 2019

6:30 PM
St. Therese of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church
3424 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87107

Catholic Service
Wednesday
May 1, 2019

9:00 AM
St. Therese of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church
3424 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87107

Burial
Friday
May 3, 2019

Santa Fe National Cemetery
501 N Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501

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