American Veteran 09

Pete Nieto Sr.

January 9, 1944 ~ July 12, 2021 (age 77)

Obituary

Nieto, Pete  Sr.
Age 77, passed away Monday, July 12, 2021. He was born in Bernalillo, NM on January 9, 1944. Pete was an avid collector of miniatures, cars, albums, books, antiques and other treasures. He was a very proud grandfather and loved to watch his son, grandsons and great-grandsons play football and wrestle. Pete was a devoted loving and generous husband, father and friend. We will miss your great sense of humor and refried bean burritos. Until we see you again. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fermin and Beneranda Nieto; siblings, Louie Nieto, Francis Saiz, Mary Lou Martinez. 
Pete is survived by his wife, Mary Margaret Nieto; son, Peter Nieto Jr. and wife, Erica; grandchildren, Kayla Gomez and husband, Anthony, Jesse Nieto and significant other, Ryan, Shawn Nieto and significant other, Kim and Randy Nieto; great-grandchildren, Xzavier Gomez, Kael Gomez, Logan Gomez, Zayne Gomez; siblings, Ray Nieto and Juanita Lovato. 
A Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 29, 2021 from 6:00 pm-7:00 pm with a Celebration of Life to follow at 7:00 pm at Garcia Mortuary Chapel, 717 Stover Ave. SW.  A Mass will be celebrated on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 10:00 am at San Ysidro Church, 5015 Corrales Rd. A Private Interment will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 10:30 am. Pallbearers will be Jesse Nieto, Shawn Nieto, Randy Nieto, Anthony Gomez, Xzavier Gomez and Kael Gomez. Honorary Pallbearer will be Fermin Nieto. To view information or leave a condolence please visit www.garciamortuary.com  
Garcia Mortuary
717 Stover Ave. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-243-5222

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
July 29, 2021

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Garcia Mortuary
717 Stover Ave. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Celebration of Life
Thursday
July 29, 2021

7:00 PM
Garcia Mortuary
717 Stover Ave. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Mass
Friday
July 30, 2021

10:00 AM
San Ysidro Catholic Church
5015 Corrales Road
Corrales, NM 87048

Private Interment

Santa Fe National Cemetery
501 N Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501

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