Jose Arcenio (Archie) Santistevan was preceded in death by:
Parents: Sais Santistevan and Amalia Arellano Santistevan; Wife: Flora Santistevan, Brothers: Juan and Erminio (Herman) Santistevan; Survived by: Brother Abel Santistevan, many cousins, and friends.
Born and raised in Costilla NM, he graduated from Costilla High School in 1959 He started his work life in the San Luis Valley where he met his wife, Flora from Center Colorado. They then moved to Albuquerque where he had a 30 plus-year career with First State Bank until retirement. In retirement he took up a second career as a Landscaper for several years until he decided it was time to slow down and focus on his friends, family, and yard.