Services for Nicolas "Nick" Saavedra will be held at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church on Saturday August 22, 2020 at 10:00am. Burial will follow at San Jose De Armijo Cemetery.\n\nOur beloved Nicolas "Nick" Saavedra, a General Contractor and life-long resident of Albuquerque, NM was called to heaven unexpectedly on August 13, 2020.\n\nNick was born in Albuquerque, NM on October 21, 1955 to Roberto and Placida Saavedra. He graduated from Rio Grande High School in 1973 and after graduation he started working and never stopped. Nick was most recently self-employed as a General Contractor. Prior to that he was driving trucks between Albuquerque, NM and Pagosa Springs, CO where he met the love of his life, Nora, in 1979.They spent the next 40 plus years growing their legacy.\n\nNick was a devoted Husband, Father and Grandfather. Nick's favorite pastime was eating. You would always see Nick with his food piled on his plate as he spent time admiring his family. His family was his everything and he never hesitated to drop what he was doing when they needed him.\n\nHe leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Nora Saavedra, 3 children; son Marty Saavedra and wife Jennifer, Nicole and Husband Mrylon Littles and Gabriela and Husband Bobby Baca, 12 grandchildren whom he absolutely adored; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was truly an inspiration of kindness, laughter and fun to all that knew him.