Is there any more information you have on this Alvino Barela. I have his brother's obit which mentions other Barela family members. Do you recognize any?
Birth: Nov. 16, 1914
Death: Oct. 13, 2006
Rufino A. Barela, 91, longtime resident of Aztec, passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, after a sudden illness. He was born Nov. 16, 1914, in La Plata.
He was a ranch foreman for 26 years, served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1945 in the Anti-Aircraft Artillery as a gunner, and was a lifetime member of the VFW in Aztec.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose Herman Barela and Albina Montoya Barela; brothers, Alcario, Demetrio, Gorgonio and Alvino Barela; wife, Audry Nickerson Barela; and nephew Manuel Barela.
He is survived by his children, Ben Barela of Farmington, Adelita Barela of Aztec, Jean Cormier of Rhode Island, and Andrea (Montano) Barela of Albuquerque; and his first wife, Irene Andrea Luna.
Rosary will be prayed at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Aztec. Viewing will follow. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, with Father Joe Blonski as celebrant.
Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Farmington.
Pallbearers are Dominic Jacquez, Dion Clark, Johnny Barela, Leonard Barela, Charlie Barela and Johnny Barela.