Dateline: February 28, 2002


Memorial services for Daniel “Archie” Archuleta, age 71, will be held on Friday, March 1, 2002, in the First United Methodist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Darrel Burton, pastor of Martin Baptist Church, and Dr. Charles E. Deyhle, Sr., of Clarendon, officiating.

Archuleta’s body was donated to Texas Tech University School of Medicine in Lubbock and will not be available for viewing. Arrangements will be under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.

Mr. Archuleta died Tuesday, February 26, 2002, in Clarendon. He was born September 17, 1930, in Clayton, New Mexico, and was a resident of Farmington, New Mexico, before moving to Clarendon in 1959. He married Patricia Ann Hughes on April 21, 1979, at Clovis, New Mexico. He was a barber for much of his life and was a police officer with the Clarendon Police Department for five years. He was a veterinary assistant for 25 years at Clarendon Veterinary Hospital. He served in the US Army and was assigned to the US Air Force Special Services. He was a member of the Clarendon VFW Post 7782 and a member of the Clarendon First United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Percidia Archuleta, and brother, George Sisk.

Survivors include his wife, Pat Archuleta of Clarendon; one son, Jason Archuleta of Lubbock; two sisters, Leola Clary of Syracuse, New Mexico; and Patsy Roche of Denver, Colorado; and one brother, Joe Garcia of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

The family requests that memorials be to Crown of Texas Hospice in Amarillo, Texas Tech University, the First United Methodist Church, or Clarendon VFW Post 7782.

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