Olga Alicia Salinas, age 72 arrived at the gates of Heaven on Friday, December 30, 2022 with her family by her side after a brief and unexpected illness.
Mrs. Salinas was born September 08, 1950 to Angel Barrera Lujan and Clotilde Lujan in Coyame, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Visitation for Olga will be Friday, January 06, 2023 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Jal, New Mexico. A prayer vigil will recite at 6:30 p.m.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, January 07, 2023 at 1 p.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church with Father Charles Michael officiating. Committal burial will follow at Jal Cemetery.
Olga is survived her husband of 40 years Carlos Salinas. Eight children; Rebecca Syron, Leo Sauceda, Julian Sauceda, Pilo Sauceda, Mary Elizabeth Mora, Melissa Salinas, and Carlos Salinas Jr. Three sisters; Rosalinda Lopau, Aida Romero, and Angela Lujan. Two brothers; Arturo Lujan and Ezequiel Lujan. 23 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Olga was preceded in death by her parents Angel and Clotilde Lujan. Two daughters; Sylvia Sauceda and Dora Sauceda. Grandmother; Petra Rodriguez.
Olga moved to Jal, New Mexico at the age of 15 and began working and was an active community member until her death. Olga married the love her life, Carlos Salinas on December 17, 1994, but they spent 40 wonderful years together. She was a devout member of the St. Cecilia Catholic Church. Olga always had an open door for anyone to stop by, whether for company, food, or sewing advice. She always made sure to attend all accomplishments of family, friends, and acquaintances. Olga’s priorities were family and church, and she never wavered on them. She was headstrong with her beliefs and convictions and was never scared to give you her honest opinion. Olga was greatly loved and will truly be missed by all who knew her.
Arrangements are under the direction of Calvary Funeral Home of Eunice, New Mexico.
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