LA JARA — La Jara resident Adelmo F. Chacon, 78, died December 17, 2019 at his home in La Jara, surrounded by his family.
Adelmo was born on Feb. 5, 1941 in Romeo to Encarnacion and Cleotilde DeHerrera Chacon.
He married Josie Cordova on July 24, 1995 in San Luis.
Adelmo worked as a rancher for many years and owned Demos Lounge in Romeo. He started a band called “Los Originales” and he enjoyed writing, playing music, gambling, fishing and just being outdoors.
Adelmo is survived by his wife Josie Chacon of La Jara; his step-children: Bobby Cordova of Manassa, Yvonne (Alan) Cordova of Albuquerque, N.M., Beverly (Lyle) Cordova of Alamosa, J.R. (Tami) Cordova of Albuquerque; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; one sister Sylvia (Joe) Baroz and two brothers Elipio (Cirila) Chacon and Eddie (Cecelia) Chacon; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his sisters Eufelia (Salomon) Garcia, Mary (Bertie) Martinez, Benita (Humberto) Garcia and one brother Orlando (Tina) Chacon.
A Vigil with Recitation of the Rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019 at the Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in La Jara. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 23, 2019 also at the Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in La Jara. Interment will follow services in the New Conejos Los Cerritos Cemetery.
Rogers Family Mortuary is in care of the arrangements. To leave online condolences, tributes and remarks for Adelmo’s family, please visit www.RogersFunerals.com.