Milton D. Maestas, age 68, beloved and devoted husband, father, grandpa, and brother, passed away Friday, February 17, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of La Jara, NM. Milton's hobbies and interests were Ranching, spending time with his family, watching his grandchildren, playing sports, watching his black and white old western movies, and singing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Guillermo and Hazel Maestas; son, Daniel "Lele" Maestas; and a siblings, Erlinda and Ubaldo Maestas.
Milton is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Viola Maestas; his children, William Maestas and girlfriend, Tanya Sanchez, Caroline Lovato and husband Augustine, Jared Maestas and wife Anita, Christopher Maestas and Roland Maestas; his precious grandchildren, Randy Maestas, Isaiah and Regan Montoya, Augustine and Kassidy Lovato, Angelica, Liliana, Marshall, and Alonzo Maestas, Oakley, Orion, Osiris, and Oceanus Putnam. Also surviving are is his sibling, Margaret Maestas (Ed Bremer), Elisea Maestas, Helen Vigil and husband Raymond, Emma Ramirez and husband Leo; and other numerous loving relatives and friends. Milton will be greatly missed by his loving family and by those whose lives he touched.
Visitation will be Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, in Cuba, NM, where a Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church. Interment will follow at the LaJara Cemetery, in LaJara, NM. Pallbearers will be Rod Herrera, Frank Vigil, Carlos Chavez, Kelly Maestas, Juan Ortega, and Allen Vigil. Honorary Bearers will be Jimmy Maestas, Leroy Crespin, Clarence Morales, Arthur Baca, Anselmo Duran, Leandro Padilla, and Willie Jacquez.
Milton's care is entrusted to:
Daniels Family Funeral Services
9420 Fourth St. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114