Published: Friday, May 20th, 2005
Grace Madrid Grace Ellen Madrid, 54, of Tucumcari, died Wednesday, May 18, 2005, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born on Nov. 27, 1950, in Santa Fe, to Raymond and Lena Borquez. She graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1969. She married Alex Madrid on June 3, 1976, in Amarillo. She worked as a pre-prosecution administrator for the district attorney’s office. She was elected to serve on the Quay County Commission in 2000. She was preceded in death by a sister, Kathy Borquez; her grandparents, Mike and Grace Diaz, and Virginia Mascarenas; and an uncle, Mike Diaz Jr. Survivors include her husband; two sons, Jeff Pacheco (and wife, Rachel) and Jonathan Pacheco, all of Tucumcari; four daughters, Nichol Madrid and Esperanza Madrid, both of Albuquerque, Angela Madrid of Truth or Consequences, and Alexandria Mayfield (Stan) of San Antonio, Texas; seven grandchildren, Loren Madrid, Davianna Carlson, Karina Gonzalez, Markus and Desiree Mayfield, and Gabriel and Jacob Montoya; her parents; two brothers, Jimmy Borquez (Elmira) and Raymond Borquez Jr., all of Tucumcari; three sisters, Theresa Callahan (Ken) of Albuquerque, Christine Pacheco (Albert), Hope Ortiz (Fred) of Tucumcari; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. today at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. A rosary was scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Father Leo Padget was scheduled to officiate the services. Cremation will take place. Burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the DOES Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 194, Tucumcari, N.M. 88401, the Quay County Family Health Center, 1302 E. Main St., Tucumcari, N.M. 88401 or the Quay County Scholarship, Attention Quay County Clerk, P. O. Box 1225, Tucumcari, N.M. 88401. Arrangements were by Chavez Funeral Home of Santa Rosa.
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