Agustin P. Saldana

March 29, 1937 ~ May 13, 2022 (age 85)

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Our beloved husband, father and grandfather Agustin P. Saldaña, 85, went home to the Lord on Friday, May 13, 2022 in Alamogordo surrounded by his family. Agustin was born on March 29, 1937 in San Diego de Alcala, Chihuahua, to Rito Saldaña and Catalina Perez Meza de Saldaña.  

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Maria E. Saldaña; eight children, Armando Saldaña (Heriberta) of Idaho, Guadalupe Martinez (Pablo) of Alamogordo, Leticia Gonzales (the late David Gonzales) of Alamogordo, Elizabeth Saldaña-Guevara of Alamogordo, Catarina Mayorga of Albuquerque, Irma Montoya (the late Franklin Montoya) of Alamogordo, Gilberto Saldaña (Kerri) of Alamogordo, Isidro (Chilo) Saldaña of Alamogordo. 

Agustin had 30 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild with 2 on the way.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Rito Saldaña and Catalina Perez Meza de Saldaña; daughter, Estella Saldaña; grandchild, Aaron Mayorga; and great grandchild, Jesus Ivan Valenzuela.

Agustin loved to sing and he loved to whistle and always feed the birds, because he always said they are God's creation. All of his proudest moments were spending time with his family and friends. He was no stranger to anyone. Everyone he met, he always expanded his friendship.  Agustin was a farmer and he loved being outdoors.

Pallbearers include Armando Saldaña, Gilberto Saldaña , Isidro (Chilo) Saldaña, Austin Saldaña, Davidjoe Gonzales, Geronimo Saldaña, Isidro “Tony” Saldaña, Vanessa Guevara-Chacon, Amanda Montoya, Iliana Mayorga, and Judit Placencio. 

Honorary Pallbearers are all his grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren.

Please join us for the funeral services to celebrate the life of Agustin Saldaña. We will gather together on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Alamogordo Funeral Home to remember our wonderful husband, father, popo, who will be greatly missed. 

Visitation will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Alamogordo Funeral Home with services to follow at 12:00 pm.  Please bring your fondest memories of Agustin to share with family. 

A reception will follow at the Civic Center from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

We would love to thank Encompass Hospice Nurse’s for taking care of our father.  

In closing, we will pray to Our Heavenly Father, Dear Lord, we come to You to thank You for Agustin P. Saldaña.  As we go forth, we will celebrate life and move throughout the world spreading Your love and light in Jesus Name we pray, Amen.

The Saldana family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the funeral services.

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May 21, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Alamogordo Funeral Home
2301 First Street
Alamogordo, NM 88310

Funeral Service
May 21, 2022

12:00 PM
Alamogordo Funeral Home
2301 First Street
Alamogordo, NM 88310

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