facebook-24x24

You are here: HomeNewsObituariesGilbert P. Salaiz, 64, a Lifelong Resident of Deming

Gilbert P. Salaiz, 64, a Lifelong Resident of Deming

Salaiz

Gilbert P. Salaiz, 64, a lifelong resident of Deming, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2013 at home surrounded by his family.

A Mass of the Resurrection is scheduled for 10 AM on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church with inurnment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. As was his request, cremation will take place and has been entrusted to the care of Baca’s Mimbres Crematory. Urn bearer will be Armando Lucero.

Gilbert was born August 17, 1948 in Deming to Gilbert and Mary (Pacheco) Salaiz. After graduation Gilbert worked in the mining industry for 30 years and afterward continued working as a truck driver. He was also a Deming Public Schools bus driver for 8 years, a member of the New Mexico National Guard and a lifelong member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church.

Gilbert is survived by his mother, Mary Pacheco Salaiz of Deming; his lifelong companion, Grace Woolsey of Deming; his brother, Ernest Salaiz and his wife Gloria Marquez of Las Cruces; his sister, Iris Salaiz-Ranjel and husband Mark of Las Cruces; sisters-in-law Janet Woolsey of Las Cruces and Diane Woolsey of San Diego; nieces, Evelyn Salaiz, Lysandra Salaiz, Ciliana Salaiz, Kelsey Luna, Jacinda Ranjel, and Marcayla Rangel; his nephew, Ruben Salaiz and wife Jovonnie Trujillo, great-nephew Abraham Josiah Salaiz, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Gilbert was preceded in death by his father, Gilbert Salaiz Sr., brother, Ruben Salaiz, maternal grandparents, Florentino and Josefina Pacheco and paternal grandparents, Protacio and Prisciliana Salaiz.

Fire Alerts

Editor's Note

Things are back to normal on the Beat's website. Thank you for your patience, and thanks for being a Beat reader!

If you subscribe to the Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates option on the left side of this page, you will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.

Comics are now available. As the editor, I chose my favorites first--B.C. and Wizard of Id. The Beat is seeking sponsors for these comics and for your favorites, too. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for rates. 

Check Out Classifieds.

It's really easy to check to see if there's a classified ad. Just click on Classifieds in the blue menu and the page will open letting you know if there is a classified ad. Remember that your buying classified ads gives you a wide readership, as well as supporting the Beat.

Post YOURS for quick results!

Consider the Beat your DAILY newspaper for up-to-date information about Grant County. It's at your fingertips! One Click to Local News.

Thanks for your support for and your readership of Grant County's online news source—www.grantcountybeat.com.

Go to top