Corinne Lila Sandoval Archuleta


Corinne Archuleta was born in Mogote Colorado on April 12, 1935. Daughter of Gabriel Sandoval and Lila Valdez Sandoval. She was the fourth of eight girls and one boy. She died April 9, 2018 at her home in Canon, Colorado surrounded by her loving family. She loved to play slots at the New Mexico casinos and watch the Colorado Rockies. Corinne attended the Las Mesitas school, graduated in 1955.

She married Leroy Archuleta on June 14, 1957 in Taos, New Mexico. The next nine years they made their home in various places. USMC, 29 Palms California, Marine Corp Air Base in Santa Ana California, and Alamosa Colorado. Finally settling in Barstow, California in 1966. In February 1999 they moved back to the valley.

Corinne was preceded in death by her father and mother Gabriel and Lila Sandoval. Sisters Lucy Schultz, Sarah George, Cruz Valdez, and Andrea Sandoval. Corinne is survived by her husband Leroy Archuleta. Her sons Jerry (Marianne) Archuleta from Westminster , Colorado. Wayne (Sandra) Archuleta from Thornton, Colorado. Scott (Tracy) Archuleta from Apple Valley, California. Daughters Patricia Archuleta from Antonito, Colorado. Shirley Mendez from Lathrop, California. Sisters Lola Ruybalid from Los Lunas, New Mexico, Julia Mae Rockstad from Mogote, Colorado. Connie Richardson from La Jara, Colorado, and brother Glen Sandoval from Antonito, Colorado.

A vigil service with recitation of the Rosary will be held on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Conejos, Colorado. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Thursday April 12, 2018 at 10:00 am also at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Conejos, Colorado. Interment will follow at Los Cerritos Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been trusted and placed in the care of Romero Funeral Home of Antonito. To leave online condolences please visit romerofuneralhomes.com

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