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Anna Rascon

OBITUARY: Anna Rascon

d. June 2, 2024

Anna Rael Rascon, a resident of Questa, New Mexico, passed away on June 2, 2024 at Christus St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe. Anna was born in La Jara, Colorado, on September 11, 1980. She was the daughter of Carmen Rael-Gonzales and Gerardo Rascon. Anna attended school in Taos, where she graduated in 1999.


Anna was single, but she had a big heart full of love. She raised two nephews, and a great-grandnephew. She had many friends, extending from Amalia all the way to Albuquerque. She loved having fun, and going to events such as concerts, movies, special family occasions, and casinos to get her share of crab legs. She loved taking photos of sunsets, rainbows, flowers, family, and friends. In the summer months, you would see Anna in her white truck, with her dog-partner Buddy, who she loved. Carmen would always know when Anna was driving up, she could hear Buddy barking from way down on Cabresto Road.


All the family members will cherish all the moments and love she gave us, especially Carlos Gonzales and Isaiah Rodarte, who she adored and loved unconditionally.


Anna is preceded in death by her grandparents Eusebio and Emelia Rael; Aunts Wanda Dillon and Gloria Gallegos; nephew Christopher Rodarte; and cousins Todd Dillon and Joey Gallegos.


Anna is survived by her mother Carmen Rael-Gonzales; two uncles, George Rael (Tina), and Arnold Rael; sister Eileen Gonzales, niece Chanelle Rodarte, great-nephews Fabian and Christopher; brother Michael Rael (Mariquita), nieces Delilah and Melinda, nephew Alexander, great-nephew Isaiah, and great-niece Amelina. Anna’s many cousins and friends will never forget Anna, and the love and support she shared with us all.


Her memorial service was held on Thursday, June 13, at Living Word Ministries in Questa.

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