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Sarah Villa Conejo

February 27, 1964 ~ July 3, 2019 (age 55)

Sarah Villa Conejo, 55, of Hill Street Carlsbad, New Mexico peacefully passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at Landsun Health Services Center surrounded by her family. Sarah was born on February 27, 1964, in Carlsbad, New Mexico to Juan and Ignacia Villa. 

Sarah was a lifetime resident of Carlsbad, and went to school in both Loving and Carlsbad. She was a phenomenal cook, and everyone always enjoyed coming over for holidays and special occasions. She also enjoyed a variety of spanish music whether at home or at a dance. Sarah was a kind hearted caring person, she loved spending time with her friends and family. She will be deeply missed and remembered always. 

Sarah is preceded in death by her father, Juan Villa; and brother, Sammy Villa.

Sarah is survived by her husband, Joel Conejo of Carlsbad, NM; daughter, Candace Sisneros of Los Lunas, NM; daughter Robin Brake and husband, Derek Brake of Carlsbad, NM; three grandchildren: Isabella Esperanza Salazar, Angelica De La Cruz; and Aaron Gonzales; mother, Ignacia De La Rosa Villa of Carlsbad, NM; sister, Sister Sandra Castillo and husband, Tim Castillo of Kansas City, Missouri; sister, Sonya Villa of Carlsbad, NM; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be on Friday, July 5, 2019, at Denton-Wood Funeral Home Chapel from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Following will be a Rosary service at 7:00 PM at Denton-Wood Funeral Home Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Saturday, July 6, 2019, at St. Edward Catholic Church with Fr. Pasala Hruday Kumar officiating.  Interment will follow in Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, NM. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  Condolences may be expressed at


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