Adolfo “Chato” Urbina Jr., age 92, went home to be with the Lord on February 24, 2023, in\nMilan, NM. Born in Gallup on February 22, 1931, he would go on to enlist in the United States\nArmy at the age of 17. This choice would take him across the Pacific to Korea where he\nheroically served his nation and earned the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and the Silver Star during\nthe Korean Conflict. A humble and quiet man, he returned to New Mexico when his duty was\ndone and married the beautiful and resilient Louisa Chavez. Together, they would build an adobe\nhome and raise their family on a diet of faith, hope, and love. Adolfo was a man of many talents\nand he could always be relied upon to help build and fix many things.\nAdolfo is predeceased in death by his parents: Adolfo Urbina Sr. and Catherine (Ascencio)\nUrbina, wife Louisa (Chavez) Urbina, son Albert Urbina, sister Alice Lopez, and brother Leo\nUrbina. Adolfo is survived by two sons: Ricardo Urbina and his wife Genevieve (Lucero) Urbina\nof Albuquerque, NM and Orlando Urbina of Grants, NM. He is also survived by his brother\nAndrew Urbina and his wife Ann Urbina.\nAdolfo has 8 grandchildren: Bernadette Urbina, Seth Urbina, Alicia Urbina, Lee Urbina,\nJessica Urbina, Greg Urbina, Diego Urbina and Johnathan Urbina.\nAdolfo has 8 great grandchildren: Miranda Urbina, Nathaniel Urbina, Samuel Urbina, Nicholas\nUrbina, Aubrianna Urbina, Nova Urbina, Noah Urbina, and Roy Chavez.\nWe will miss his presence and guidance; however, the family is happy that he is back with his\nbeloved wife. A rosary will be held at 9:30 am on March 6 th at St. Vivian Catholic Church. This\nwill be followed by the mass at 10:00 am with internment at Grants Memorial Park/Cemetery. A\nreception will be held at the Cow Palace on Robert Road in Grants, NM to continue the\ncelebration of Adolfo’s life and love.