Erineo Morris Gallegos

Erineo Morris Gallegos, 33, died Friday, Dec. 16, 2005, at his home.

He was born on Jan. 17, 1972, to Jimmy Gallegos and Nora Arguello Gallegos in Portales.

He lived in Mora for most of his childhood until moving to Portales. There he met his wife, Diane Garcia, and they were married Dec. 4, 1997. He worked various jobs within Portales and was employed by Abengoa Bio. Energy for seven years until his health declined.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Frederico and Seferina Gallegos; maternal grandparents, Erineo and Angelina Arguello; brother James Gallegos; and grandmother-in-law, Maria Casaus.

He is survived by his wife of Portales; daughter, Kristen of Portales; parents, Jimmy and Nora Gallegos of Guadalupita; godparents, Nathan and Connie Gallegos of Albuquerque; brother-in-law, F. Wayne Garcia of Portales; sisters Lola Gallegos (Mario Aceves) of La Junta, Colo., Darlene Gallegos (Joe Espinoza) of Rainesville, and Betsy Chavez (Steve) of Portales; half sisters Ernestine Pacheco and husband Max of Chacon, and Brenda Archuleta of Rawlins, Wyo. He is also survived by many aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers will be Willford Borrego, Baldemar Diaz Jr., Joe Espinoza, Jonathan Gallegos, Matthew Gallegos, Fred Garcia, Danny Hernandez, and Ernesto Sandoval.

A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at St. Gertrude’s Catholic Church in Mora.

Interment will follow at the cemetery in El Turquillo.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Home.