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OBITUARY: Marten “Marty” Pacheco

Marten “Marty” Pacheco, 69, a resident of Pueblo, CO, passed away on March 14, 2022.


Marten was born on March 24, 1952 to Macario Pacheco and Sandra Livingston. The family moved to California and then Sandra moved her children to Colorado. Marty spent a lot of his time in Costilla as an adult. His passion for fishing and hunting is what he lived for. Marty had many hats that he wore from serving in the US Army, as an HVAC tech, maintenance mechanic, and later in life, a CNA. He was a caring person and would help anyone in need. Marty cherished his family.


He was predeceased by his father, Macario Pacheco and his eldest brother Mickey Pacheco.
Marty is survived by Sandra Livingston (mother), and siblings Manuel Pacheco, Anthony (Maria) Pacheco, Veronica (Albert) Phelan, Raymond (Laura) Pacheco, Margaret Pacheco (Mike Ryder), Teresa (David) Saavedra, Michael (Joelle) Pacheco, Joseph Pacheco, Danny Pacheco and Gerard (Lorraine) Pacheco.
Marty had seven children: Gloria (Jesse) Pacheco Ocana, Vivian (Tony) Sanders, J.J. Pacheco, Joshua Pacheco, Sandra Pacheco, Jackie Pacheco, and Cristina; and numerous grandchildren.


Marty’s quote: “Don’t ever be discouraged” and “Laughter is the best medicine!”


Service arrangements are pending and will be announced as soon as they become available. The family of Marten “Marty” Pacheco has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos.