Obituary: Raymond V. Sandoval of Jaconita


Obituary: Raymond V. Sandoval of Jaconita

Raymond V. Sandoval, 70, a lifelong resident of Jaconita, passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 following injuries sustained in a house fire. He was preceded in death by his parents, Margarito and Pablita Sandoval and half-sister, Eloisa Romero.

Raymond retired after many years of service through Zia Company and later Johnson Controls in Los Alamos. He was a carpenter and loved working with wood. He enjoyed making clocks out of cedar wood.

Mr. Sandoval is survived by his daughters, Raelynn Sandoval-Martinez and husband Cancum of Santa Fe, Valerie Sandoval-Wiseman and husband Rick and Sonya Sandoval-Valdez and husband Anthony of all of Salt Lake City, Utah; step-daughter, Michelle Martinez of Hernandez; sisters, Esther Sandoval of Los Alamos, Lucy Herrera of Jaconita and Ernestina Gonzales of Las Vegas, NM; brothers, Frank Sandoval of Las Vegas, NM and David Sandoval of Los Alamos; special niece, Sandra Herrera and son, Joseph Herrera both of Jaconita; 12 grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Services are pending at this time and will be announced as soon as they become available.


The family of Raymond V. Sandoval has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the EspaƱola Valley.