Ellen Santillanes, Age :93

Dec 25,1926---Aug 31,2020

Ellen R. Santillanes, Age 93 Passed on to Heaven to be with her Lord and Savior, on August 31, 2020. She was preceded in death by her Husband Billy, her sons, Donald, Twins, Freddy & Eddie Santillanes. She is survived by her children, Audrey Guerra, JoAnn Rael & Husband Johnny, David Santillanes & Wife Marlene, Benerita (Bennie) Romero, Ronnie Santillanes, Fred Santillanes, Jenell Flamenco, Jason Rodarte & Andrea Santillanes. She is also survived by her Brother, Nestor Gutierrez and Sister, Mary Jean Plummer. Ellen has 20 Grandchildren, 22 Great-Grandchildren and Five Great- Great Grandchildren.

Ellen Loved being with her Family, there was always Family at her house, day and night. Ellen helped raise most of her Grandchildren, and also gave them lots of Love and guidance. She will Truly Be Missed.

Rosary will be recited September 21, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church at 1860 Griegos Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107. Funeral Mass will be held September 22, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.  

Burial will be held at 3:00 PM at Santa Fe National Cemetery.

URN Bearers will be Donald, Jude, Solomon & Rico Santillanes, Jason Rodarte, Marc Lovato, Robert Guerra.

Honary Urn Bearers will be Dennis & Nathan Gutierrez, Greg Lucero, Victoria Hanson, Linda Griego 

The Family would like to express Special Thanks to Kimberly & Sauna, from Heritage Health Care.


Arthur Kavanaugh Sep 18 ,2020

Our sincere condolences/sympathy to Santillanes Family! God comfort you and ease your pain during this sad moment! Our prayers are with you all! God bless you all the the soul of Mrs. Santillanes! Respectfully, Art & RC

Loretta Luna-Romero Sep 18 ,2020

Friend ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

Our sincerest condolences to you and your family On the loss of your beloved mother, Bennie. You’re in our thoughts and prayers. Adolph & Loretta Romero

Adolph & Loretta Romero Sep 18 ,2020

Friend ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

Our sincerest condolences to you and your family on the loss of your beloved mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Bennie. Adolph & Loretta Romero

Ted & Pam Martinez Sep 18 ,2020

Friend ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

Bennie, our sincere condolences to you & your family.

Loretta galvan Sep 18 ,2020

friend of janelle ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

My sincere condolences 🙏 to u and your family, may the lord find comfort at this time of your lost of your dear mother, many blessings

Paula & Joe Narvaez Sep 19 ,2020

Friends ,Location ,New Mexico

We are saddened to hear that your Mother passed away. Our thoughts are with you and your family wishing you moments of peace and comfort. God Bless!

Tanya Santillanes Sep 19 ,2020

Niece (in law) ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

Before John introduced me to you I was told that your nickname was "Cobra" I was pretty freaked out. So happy to say that you treated me very kindly. You were always so good to me! That made my heart so happy! You will be missed. You are no longer in pain and enjoying eternity with your husband!

Nancy Bearce Sep 19 ,2020

To Bennie and the entire Santillanes Family, Our most heartfelt condolences to all of Ellen's family. She will be greatly missed in your family & community, but she will live on through you and all she touched. Our sympathies to all, Nancy, Irene, Ken and all the Bernalillo County Treasurer's Office

Maestas family Sep 20 ,2020


Rest In Peace Ellen.

Albert & Frances Lucero Sep 22 ,2020

Friends of Donnie Santillanes family ,Mora, ,New Mexico

Sorry for your loss. God Blessings & Peace be with you all!!