1954 – 2020

Adolfo Baca Sr.

Adolfo Baca Sr., a lifelong resident of Socorro, passed away at his home on Sept. 30, 2020.

Adolfo was born on April 4, 1954, to Gabriel and Frances Baca. Adolfo was a good friend to everyone he met, and was above all a loving husband and father. He was sure to put a smile on your face no matter what kind of day you were having.

He was an avid sports and music lover, and was a very hard worker; dedicating 32 years of his life to the Socorro Consolidated Schools. He never failed to provide for his family and make sure they were well taken care of.

Adolfo is preceded in death by both of his parents; and his sisters, Patricia Montoya and Maryann Lucero.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 47 years, Helen Baca; his children, Jennie (John) Baca Savedra, and Adolfo Baca, Jr.; his grandchildren, Ryan Baca, Jasmine Angel Baca and Sistine Dunn; his two great-grandsons, Jacob and Joshua; his brother, Anthony “Beetle” (Marie) Baca; his sisters, Connie (Tom) Ebler, Gloria (Donnie) Billa and Arlene Baca; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws, who all loved him dearly.

A Rosary was recited on Friday, Oct. 16, at the San Miguel Catholic Church in Socorro. A Mass of Resurrection was celebrated immediately following with Father John Anasiudu presiding. Inurnment took place at San Miguel Catholic Cemetery following service.

Pallbearers were Andrew Baca, Anthony Baca Sr., Anthony Baca Jr. and Robert Tafoya.

To view information or leave a condolence, please visit danielsfuneral.com. Adolfo’s care has been entrusted to Daniels Family Funeral Services, 309 Garfield St., Socorro, NM, 87801.