- March 11, 2017
- New Mexico
of Daniel's Passing
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Daniel Espinosa of Albuquerque, NM passed away Saturday March 11, 2017. Daniel Espinosa spent most of his adult life dedicated to Veterans. He worked at the VA Hospital in the Orthotics/Prosthetists Deptartment measuring, fitting and fabricating artificial limbs and braces for disabled veterans. His career started in the Marine Corp in Korea where he repaired tents and boots. The skills he learned helped him get a job after his tour with Carrie Tingly Hospital in T-or-C, then Albuquerque Prosthetics Co. moving on to the VA hospital where he worked over 30 years. He served as Commander for the VFW post 401. Daniel was a member of the Military Order of Cooties, also for the VA, where he received the Presidential Honor Award for his extensive volunteer work throughout his life.
Daniel is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ella May (Bourguet) Espinosa; three sons, Daniel (Martina), Claude (Leonor) and Richard; grandchildren, Kathrin, Jeffery, Natasha and Grant. He is also survived by his sisters, Susan, Betty, Janet, Carol, and Maxine; and brothers, Phillip, Bernard, and David. Daniel was preceded in death by his mother, Sarah; and his brother, Clifford.
Services will be held Thursday, March 16, 2017, 6:00 p.m., at FRENCH - Wyoming. Friends may visit beginning at 4:00 p.m. Interment will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Daniel's memory to the VFW Post 401, 2011 Girard Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106.
FRENCH - Wyoming
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