View Full Version : Eliseo Abeyta, age 90

12-28-2005, 12:20 PM
Eliseo Abeyta, age 90, died November 21, 2005 in Raton, NM. He was born September 6, 1915 in Colfax, NM to Benigno and Adelina (Gonzales) Abeyta. He was married to Marie Montoya on January 20, 1938 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Trinidad, CO.


He was a lifetime resident of the Trinidad area and graduated from Primero High School. He was a coal miner for 23 years, worked in the Las Animas County Courthouse Assessors Office for 16 years and produced his own popular Spanish radio program on KCRT that was on Monday through Saturday. He was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 1072, U.M.W.A. Local 9856, Trinidad, CO.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Marie. Sisters Jennie, Helen and Flora.

He is survived by his sons Gary (Priscilla) Abeyta, Aurora, CO and Leslie (Karen) Abeyta, Broomfield, CO; daughter Dolores (Richard) Bronowski, Lakewood, CO; brother Ben Abeyta, Denver, CO. Seven grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Friday, November 25, 2005, from 8 AM to Noon. Rosary will be Friday, November 25 at Noon at Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home. Funeral mass will follow at 1 PM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Fr.Robert Hagan, S.J. officiating. Burial will follow at the Trinidad Catholic Cemetery.

Donations may be made to the charity of your choice or memorial masses. The family may be contacted at 2373 South Yarrow Way, Lakewoood, CO 80227.

The family has entrusted Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home with the arrangements.