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Johnny Dean Apodaca

May 15, 1963 — February 2, 2024

Seboyeta, NM

Johnny Dean Apodaca, beloved son, brother, friend, passed away on February 2,2024. Born on May 15, 1963 in Alameda, NM to Cassimiro and Antonia Apodaca, Johnny brought joy and laughter to the lives of those around him. He was a, outgoing individual who was incredibly easy to get along with. His lively personality and warm presence made him a cherished member of his community.

From a young age, Johnny's love for animals was evident. He had a deep connection with dogs and would often be seen surrounded by his furry companions. Their friendship brought him immense happiness and enriched his life in countless ways. Johnny's dogs were more than just pets; they were family.

Johnny's military service played a significant role in shaping his character and values. He served in the Army with great distinction and received the Good Conduct Medal for his exemplary conduct. His commitment to serving his country was unwavering, and he was ultimately honored with a U.S. Army Honorable Discharge.

In addition to his military accomplishments, Johnny had a variety of hobbies and interests that brought him fulfillment throughout his life. He had an adventurous spirit and found solace in the great outdoors. Hunting and hiking in the wilderness were amongst his favorite activities, allowing him to connect with nature and embrace its beauty.

Johnny's infectious laughter brightened any room he entered. His sense of humor was an integral part of who he was, bringing joy to those fortunate enough to know him. Whether it was through a clever joke or a witty comment, he had an innate ability to lighten the mood and create lasting memories.

Johnny is survived by his mother Antonia Apodaca, sisters Esther Gurule, Consuelo Lucero and her husband Patrick Lucero, Arlene Apodaca, Annette Montano and her husband Robert Montano, brother Bernie Apodaca, and many nieces and nephews. He was deeply loved and will be forever cherished by his family and friends.

As we say our final goodbyes to Johnny Dean Apodaca, let us remember him not with sorrow, but with gratitude for the vibrant life he led. May his laughter echo in our hearts forever, reminding us to cherish every moment and live life to the fullest. Johnny's spirit will continue to inspire us all, as we honor the memory of a dear friend, a loving son, and a beloved brother.

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