Lupe Soens, 67, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. She was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, on Dec. 10, 1946, to Jesus and Amelia (Anchondo) Sifuentes. Lupe will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She retired from the Bureau of Land Management. She will be missed by her special friends at the Ceramic Club of Paradise Hills. She also enjoyed gardening, arts and crafts. She is preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Lori Soens; and brothers: Oscar, Ricky, Tony and Oscar. Lupe is survived by her husband, John A. Soens, of Rio Rancho; children: John Soens Jr., Brian Soens and wife, Brynn, and Londi Soens, all of Albuquerque; grandson, Samuel Soens; siblings: Juan, Amelia, Margaret, Beth, Ernestine and Rosemary; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends who mourn her passing. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Daniels Family Funeral Services – Sara Chapel, 4310 Sara Road SE, Rio Rancho.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1502 Sara Road SE, Rio Rancho.
Lupe will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lupe’s name to the charity of your choice. To view information or leave a condolence please visit danielsfuneral.com.