Marlene Yolanda Peña, age 53, beloved wife, daughter, and sister, was lovingly embraced by the Lord and taken to Eternal Rest, Wednesday, June 10, 2020. She was born in Santa Fe, NM and was a resident of Albuquerque, NM. Marlene was employed by the State of New Mexico for over 25 years. Some of Marlene's hobbies and interests include, cooking, gardening, singing, music, especially oldies, and enjoyed traveling.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Frances Valencia; mother-in-law, Mabel Peña; brother-in-law, Harry Peña; maternal-grandparents, Jose Maria Sr. and Carmelita Roybal; paternal-grandparents, Hipolito and Alice Garcia; special aunts Helen Valencia, Virginia Brown, Florence Gonzales, Jessie Roybal; and Uncle Tommy Quintana.
Marlene is survived by her husband of six years, Leonard Peña; her father, Robert “Bobby” Valencia; sister, Jennifer Valencia; father-in-law, Elizardo Peña; aunts and uncles, Lucy Yrene, Florinda Lujan (Vivian), Tiburcio Roybal (Marcella), Julian Roybal (Florinda), Viola Vigil (Jesus), Joe Roybal Jr. (Delfinia), Gloria Valencia (Horacio), James Roybal (Hilda), Dorothy Marquez , Kathy Fernandez, Mary Jane Solano, Stella Montes, Lourdes Addlesburg, Sammy Quintana (Joann), Diego Quintana (Sarah), Joaquin Quintana (Ruby), Martin Quintana (Bernilda), Vincent Quintana, Antonio Quintana, Angela Petty, Patsy Baca, Mary Lou Valencia; her four legged fur baby, Dusty; and numerous relatives and friends.
A Rosary will be recited Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anthony Cemetery in Pecos, NM, where the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. and followed by the Interment. Pallbearers will be Leonard Vigil, Clarence Lujan, Kevin Roybal, Lawrence Vigil, Gene Lujan, and Emily Lozano. Honorary Pallbearers will be Lenora Quintana, Evelyn Bielenberg, Wanda Lozano, Brenda Tanuz, and Lori Romero.
Marlene's care is entrusted to:
9420 Fourth St. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114