Francisco Luis Tafoya II


Francisco Luis Tafoya II, 50, passed away on June 5, 2022, at home in Cedar Creek, Texas. Louie was born in Socorro, N.M., to Henrietta and Frank Tafoya on Nov. 25, 1971.

He attended Socorro High School. Louie worked in construction with the American Construction Company. He enjoyed working with his hands, creating in leather, carpentry and mechanics.

Louie is survived by his mother, Henrietta; sister, Rebekah; “daughter” Shanee; his father Frank; his grandmother Virginia Soto; aunt Christina Torres; and cousin Jennifer Gonzales. He is preceded in death by his grandfather Arturo Soto, his cousins Kevin Gonzales and Gilbert Hidalgo, uncle Joseph Tafoya and Alfred Torres.

The family of Louie wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the first responders, Bastrop County Sheriff’s Department and Bastrop Providence Funeral Home for all their help in our time of need.

Funeral Mass will be held at San Miguel Catholic Church in Socorro, N.M., on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 10 a.m. with recitation of the Holy Rosary prior to Mass at 9:30 a.m.

Burial will be in San Miguel Catholic Cemetery.