Dolores "Dee" Garcia

Dolores "Dee" Garcia

Long time Questa resident, Dolores "Dee" Garcia, 76, passed away on August 25th, 2021. Dolores was born on August 31, 1944 to Alfredo and Maria Socorrito Duran in Questa, NM. She was always so hard working, from the many jobs she held, to the volunteer positions she filled for the church, she was always happy to be involved in projects. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. With a quick wit and a fiery personality, she is a wonderful force of nature that will be missed dearly, by her family and the community. Dolores was preceded in death by her beloved husband Edward Garcia, parents, sisters Elsie (Cirilo) Ramos, Lydia Esquibel, Arabella (Norbert) Ortega, Angelica Cordova, and Gloria Herrera. She is survived by her children, who were her pride and joy, Pamela Garcia of Cerro, NM and Edmund (Tami) Garcia of Las Vegas, NV. Granddaughters, whom she loved dearly, Paola "Nika" Garcia of Colorado Springs, CO, Gabriela Montoya of Albuquerque, NM, Alexandrea (Marcelino) Grayson of Santa Fe, NM, Haley (Beau) Kallas of Las Vegas, NV, and Jordan Garcia of Las Vegas, NV; as well as one great-grandson, Rowan Dwelle of Colorado Springs, CO. She is also survived by her sisters Toni (Johnny) DeHerrera of Ogden, UT, Elsie Mae (Clarence) Lucero of Rio Rancho, NM, and Arlene (Mike) Baca of Westminster, CO. Brothers in Law Joe Esquibel of Grand Junction, CO, Anecito Cordova of Santa Fe, NM, and Roger Herrera of Questa NM; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Services are pending at this time and will be posted as soon as they become available. Arrangements by Rivera Family Funeral Home. To share a memory, please visit our website at

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