Mike Lovato

Services for Mike Lovato, 88, of Grants, N.M., will include a memorial service held at the Casa del Malpais in Grants, N.M., on Friday April 5, 2019, at 1 p.m. A Rosary will be held in Santa Fe, N.M., on Monday April 8, 2019, at 9 a.m. with Mass following at the Cristo Rey Church. Mike was born on July 16, 1930, to Moses and Tomasita Lovato. Mike crossed the pearly gates on March 22, 2019. Mike spent his time collecting Native American artifacts, fishing and camping with his kids and spending time with his life partner, Linda Ruth Carter. Mike will be truly missed by everyone who ever knew him. He is survived by children: Robby Lovato of Santa Fe, N.M., Michael Lovato of Santa Fe, N.M, Peggy Chavez of Grants, N.M., and Eileen and husband Ruben Beltran of Rio Rancho, N.M.; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Eva Lopez and grandson Flavio Lopez. Pallbearers will be Patrick Lovato and Adan Gallegos.

Cibola Citizen

200 W Santa FeĀ Ave.

Grants, NM 87020

(505) 287-3840

Mailing Address

PO Box 789

Grants, NM 87020