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From: Albuquerque Journal
Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2000
Copyright: Held by the Albuquerque Journal 


Louis F. 'Cowboy' MIERA , 75, of Santa Fe died Sunday following a short illness.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Fermin and Amada MIERA; sisters, Flossie VELASQUEZ, Begina ULIBARRI, Emilia MIERA; and several brothers-in-law.  He was born Feb. 18, 1925, in Buyeros and attended schools in Clayton.  As a young man, he helped his parents on their ranch.  He came to work in Santa Fe as a repairman at Santa Fe Motor Co. in the 1920s.  He was employed there 27 years.  He retired in 1979.  He was a member of St.  John the Baptist Catholic parish.  He loved rodeos, horses and fishing.  He was well known for cruising in his Chevrolet pickup.  He loved the children his life, and they knew him affectionately as 'Grandpa Louie.'  He is survived by his wife, Angelina BACA of Santa Fe; children, Genevieve BACA, Celine MIERA, Fred MIERA and wife Reina, all of Santa Fe; brother, Fermin MIERA and wife Viola of Johnstown, Colo.; sisters, Tillie GALLEGOS of Montebello, Calif., Elena CANDELARIA and Amada GRINE, both of Norwalk, Calif.; five grandchildren, Rick Daniel TAPIA Jr. and wife Diane, Fidel ARCHULETA, Christopher GARCIA, Phylishia VELASQUEZ and Little Louie MIERA; four great-grandchildren; special niece, Louisa RIVERA of Santa Fe; and numerous other nieces and nephews.  Visitation begins 4 p.m. today at Berardinelli Family Chapel with a 7:30 p.m. rosary.  Mass will be celebrated at a time to be announced on Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.  Interment will be in Rosario CemeteryBerardinelli Family Funeral Service.


Berardinelli Family Funeral Service




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