Manuel Robert Griego, 61, a resident of Albuquerque formerly of Llano Quemado, passed away on February 3, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Agapito Sr. and Solidea Griego; infant sister, Rosalinda Dilia Griego; and grandparents, Tomas and Emilia Torres and Rubel and Cincionita Griego. Manuel was a very outgoing person, that loved spending time outdoors, going fishing and cruising his purple challenger. He was a Chef at Sandia Hotel and Casino which he loved. He especially loved listening to his favorite band, Sparx. Manuel is survived by his siblings, Agapito Griego Jr., Roseline Polaco (Leroy), and Estella Tafoya (Ezequiel); nieces and nephews, Teresa Ritter (Boyd), Michelle Martinez, Josh Tafoya, Chul-so Ritter, Reynaylis Martinez, and Talia Martinez; his fiancé, Monica Mares; and godson, Thomas Duran (Bella); plus many other loving relatives and friends. A Celebration of Manuel’s life will be held at a later date. The family of Manuel Robert Griego has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos. www.devargastaos.com 1-866-657-4019
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