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Miguel Urrea

February 4, 1940 — January 8, 2024


Miguel Urrea, a loving father, dedicated employee, and cherished friend, passed away on January 8, 2024, in Albuquerque. He was born on February 4, 1940, in Albuquerque to parents Miguel Urrea Sr. and Rose Martinez Urrea.

Miguel was a hardworking individual who retired from Roadway Trucking Co. after dedicating over 25 years of his life to the company. His commitment and work ethic were truly commendable, and he made a lasting impact during his time there.

As a young man, Miguel proudly served in the Navy and was stationed in the Philippines. His service to his country was an honorable reflection of his patriotism and willingness to sacrifice for others.

Outside of his professional life, Miguel had a multitude of interests that brought joy and fulfillment to his days. He enjoyed spending time in nature, particularly fishing in serene lakes and camping under starlit skies. Traveling was also a passion of Miguel's, as he enjoyed exploring new places and immersing himself in different cultures.

One of Miguel's proudest accomplishments was being a long-time member of the Sandoval County Sheriff's Posse. Through this affiliation, he found a sense of community and shared purpose with fellow passionate individuals who were dedicated to serving their local area.

Miguel had an unwavering love for his family. He is survived by his daughters Michele Urrea Odom and husband Lee, Angela Urrea Paboucek and husband Leon. His granddaughters Randi Solano, Codi Odom and husband Kyle, Lindsey Paboucek and fiancee Sophie, Alexandra Paboucek, Lillian Paboucek, Genevieve Paboucek along with grandsons Brandon Paboucek and wife Ashley, Tyler Paboucek, Vincent Paboucek, Sebastian Paboucek.. His great-grandchildren Izaac Odom, Rozlyn Odom, Emmett Paboucek, and Kynlie Paboucek brought immeasurable joy to his life.

Miguel's siblings Ester Duncan, Barbara Montoya, David Urrea, and Lorraine Lovato and husband Richard were treasured members of his family. The love and support they shared with Miguel throughout the years cultivated unbreakable bonds that will be cherished forever.

In addition to his immediate family, Miguel leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews, cousins, his cousins in Spain, his friends, along with his special long time friends Christine Gurule, and Art Serna. His warmth and kindness touched the lives of all those who knew him.

Services to celebrate Miguel's life will be held on February 8, 2024. The Celebration of Life event will take place at Alameda Mortuary in Northwest Albuquerque, located at 9420 Fourth St. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 AM and conclude at 12:00 PM. Family and friends are invited to attend and pay their respects to a remarkable individual who made a profound impact on their lives.

Miguel is preceded in death by his loving parents Miguel Urrea Sr, and Rose Martinez Urrea, along with sisters Patsy Baldonado, Rosemary Carrillo, and Frances Griffin.

Miguel Urrea will forever be remembered as a loving father, devoted employee, dedicated supporter of his community, and an individual who cherished the simple pleasures in life. He leaves behind a legacy of love, resilience, and determination that will continue to inspire all those who were fortunate enough to know him. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

1:30 - 2:30 pm (Mountain time)

Santa Fe National Cemetery

501 N Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, NM 87501

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