Albuquerque Journal - May 16, 1998
Sosteno A. Barreras, 86, passed away on March 23, 1998 at Plano Medical Center in Plano, TX. Sosteno was born in Mountainair, NM, on September 12, 1911. He moved to Bernalillo, NM in 1924. Shortly after he went to work for the New Mexico Timber Company in Bernalillo. He later met his wife and they got married in January, 1935. He retired from the New Mexico Timber Co. in the later part of 1975. He had 49 years of service to the company, he also worked for Whites Appliance Store in Albuquerque. He and his wife moved to Frisco, TX in August of 1978. He later moved to Melissa, TX after his wife passed away on December 31, 1984. He is survived by a sister, Barbara Gabaldon of Albuquerque; a son, Manuel Barreras (USN Retired) of Bernalillo and now of Albuquerque; and three daughters, Pauline Johnson of McKinney, TX, Rosalie Neeley of Frisco, TX and Marcella Barreras of El Cajon, CA. He had nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and several relatives in Bernalillo, Albuquerque, and Mountainair, NM. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesus and Jocobita Barreras; his wife, Ramona Barreras (Dec. 31, 1984); and his oldest son, Jacob (Hank) Barreras (Mar. 27, 1997). He was a good and loving Husband, Father, Grandpa, and Friend. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. God Bless You, Daddy! We Love You! For info., contact M. Barreras at 833-2088, in Albuquerque.