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Peter E. "Pete" Baldwin left this eart; very peacefully in his sleep on February 15, 2018. He joins many that preceded him, including his wife, Lola Baldwin; daughter, Pamela Nazelrod, and grandchildren - Dylan, Paul and Jennifer.

He is survived by his children - Peter Lynn Baldwin and wife, Nancy, and Susan Johnson; granddaughter, Wendy (Sean), grandson, Brian (Diane), grandson, Kevin (Jennifer); and great grandchildren - Megan, Connor, Bonnie, Dylan, Selena, Kyndra, Maiya and Makenna.

He is also survived by his wife, Dorothy Schorr; and adopted by her kids - Sallie Tafoya, Donna King, John Pepper, their 6 children and 8 grandchildren.

His first and true love was fishing in the waters of Elephant Butte. Those fish used to tremble when they saw him coming. That lake will never be the same.

Services will be held Tuesday, February 20, 2018, with a viewing starting at 1:00 P.M and a funeral service at 2:00 PM both at Church at the Butte in Elephant Butte, NM. Interment to follow at Vista Memory Gardens. 

Donations may be made in memory of Pete to your favorite charity or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, 800-822-6344.



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  • Saturday, February 17, 2018
    The staff of Kirikos Family Funeral Home, Inc. will keep you and your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to assist you in your time of need.
    ~ Kirikos Family Funeral Home
  • Sunday, February 18, 2018
    Pete was a wonderful friend and will be greatly missed. My deepest sympathy is extended to all the family.
    ~ Doris Salley   San Antonio, TX
  • Sunday, February 18, 2018
    My condolence to the family Pete was a great man always happy to be around friends and ready for that big giant hug I will sure miss him RIP my friend
    ~ teresa jacquez   torc, NM
  • Tuesday, February 20, 2018
    Big Pete was a great guy. Really enjoyed him. He leaves a legacy behind.
    ~ Tracy Bates   Albuquerque, NM
  • Tuesday, February 20, 2018
    My heart aches to the thought of losing such an awesome man! Denny and I so enjoyed our time together with all of you. your home In Elephant Butte is where he proposed to me! I pray for your families strength through such a difficult time. Love you all.
    ~ Dawn Baldwin   Swisher, IA
  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018
    It was an honor to have known you for over 45 years Pete. You had a commanding presence and will never be forgotten. Our condolences and sympathy to your family...
    ~ Michael & Susan Huston   Elephant Butte, NM