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Luis LobatoOctober 25, 1952 ~ August 7, 2017 (age 64)
Luis Lobato, 64, of Farris Street, Carlsbad, New Mexico, passed away Monday, August 7, 2017 at Carlsbad Medical Center.
Visitation will be 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Friday, August 11, 2017 at San Jose Catholic Church with a vigil to follow at 7:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 2:00 PM, Saturday, August 12, 2017 at San Jose Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, New Mexico. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Luis Lobato was born October 25, 1952 in Juarez, Mexico to Luis and Natalia (Soto) Lobato. He came to Carlsbad in 1987. For 20 years, Luis was a mariachi. He worked 10 years for local dairy farms as a ranch hand and then worked for Walterscheid Farms as a feed hand. Luis took pride in making sure that the food was properly prepared, as he took pride in anything he did. He loved to sing and dance and especially liked telling jokes. Luis loved his family and spending time with them. He was extremely generous and would do anything to help anyone in need. He will be missed.
Survivors are his wife, Christine Lobato of Carlsbad, NM; children: Miriam Lobato of Lovington, NM, Luis Lobato, Jr. and wife, Mileidy of Edinburg, Texas, Brenda Reyes and husband, Martin of Denver City, Texas, Belinda Lobato and husband, Armando of Lovington, NM, Julio Lobato and wife, Alexandria of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Eric Espinoza and Vianca Dominguez of Carlsbad, NM and Samantha Espinoza of Carlsbad, NM; 29 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
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