Josephine Gertrude Lowe 90 of Silver City, NM passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Silver City Care Center. A Graveside Service will be held at a later date. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, "Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends," 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, NM. Phone 575-388-1911.
Remembrances can be made at www.brightfuneral.net
Maria R. Hardin 54 of Hurley, New Mexico passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at her residence. Services are pending. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, "Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends," 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, NM. Phone 575-388-1911.
Remembrances can be made at www.brightfuneral.net
Tillie P. Silva, 82, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Friday, December 1, 2017 at La Posada Mesilla Valley Hospice in Las Cruces, NM.
Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.
William Joseph Cabazos "Billy Boy", 61, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at his home in Hurley, NM.
Billy lived life to the fullest with simple pleasures such as fishing, hanging out with friends at his home. He gave us all such courage and hope and reminded us of the preciousness of life.
Billy is survived by his sisters, Norma Cabazos, Cathryn Roman (Simon); brother, Edward Cabazos (Lisa); cousin, Margaret Baca; one nephew, two nieces and eight great-grand nephews and nieces and one great-great grand nephew; aunts, Bertha Gomez (Jesus, Vera Pino, Cora Cordova and Natalia Armijo; and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his son; parents, Basilio Cabazos and Mary De La O; grandparents, Juan and Jessie Baca and Paul and Lily Cabazos; brother Bussie Cabazos.
Honorary pallbeares are, Jimmy Miranda, Richard Lucero, Tina and Max Munz, Tito Marin and Michael Duran.
Richard Frank Marks, age 94 and 8 days, of Glenwood, NM, formerly of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died Thursday, November 23, 2017 at his residence: The Veterans' Home of Truth Or Consequences, New Mexico. He died Peacefully after a short illness.
Richard was born in 1923 in East Moline, Illinois, graduated from Roosevelt High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, graduated from the US Army Air Corps pilot training program and was a B-25 Pilot during WWII. He married Lois in January 1944. After returning home from the war he worked for Ilten's until 1975 when he and Lois bought a small business in Glenwood, NM and ran it until they retired.
Richard is survived by 4 children, Bruce (Ann), Leslie (Jeff Heefner), Terry and Dennis(Karen), 9 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Lois Elenor Detlefsen Marks, his older brother, Murray Marks, daughter-in-law, Susan Marks, grandson, Steve Marks, and his parents, Neil and Elizabeth Marks.
The funeral service will be held Friday, December 1, 2017, at Peace Lutheran Church in Las Cruces, NM at 10 AM. Interment will be at 2 PM at Ft. Bayard National Cemetery with full military honors.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Peace Lutheran Church, 1701 E. Missouri Ave., Las Cruces, NM 88001.
Beatriz J. Quesada, 87, of Bayard passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family.
Beatriz was born on December 26, 1929 in Minas Nuevas, Chihuahua, Mexico to Manuel Jurado and Rafaela Diaz. She enjoyed playing bingo, crocheting, going to pick pinon, cutting wood and going to the casino. More important, Beatriz loved spending time with her all her family. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Beatriz is survived by her sons, Rito Orrantia (Levita), Pedro Quesada ( Priscilla), Apolinar Quesada (Julieta); daughters, Ofelia Marquez (Lorenzo), Mauricia Huerta, Leticia Quesada, Mariana Holguin (Oscar), Lupita Quesada (John); brothers, Erasmo, Jesus, Amado and Elfido Jurado; sisters, Anastacia Ortega, Maria Elisa Gutierrez; step daughter-in-law, Tillie Quesada; 50 grandchildren, 164 great-grandchildren and 39 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Eduardo Quesada; brothers, Alfonso, Ernesto and Enrique Jurado; sisters, Melida and Luzmila Jurado; grandchild, Michael Orrantia; great-grandchildren, Bobby Joe Marquez Jr. and Angelo Jasso; stepson, Claudio Quesada.
Visitation will take place on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at five o'clock in the evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Silver City. The Prayer Vigil and Rosary will follow at six o'clock in the evening, officiating will be Deacon Art Gutierrez. The Funeral Liturgy will be on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at ten o'clock in the morning at St Vincent De Paul Catholic Church in Silver City. Concluding services and burial will be at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Cemetery. Officiating will be Father Oliver Obele.
Serving as pallbearers will be Gabriel Flores, Jose Levario, Rito Orrantia Jr., Paul Quesada, Oscar Holguin Jr. and Merced Huerta.
Olga A. Snyder, 75, Deming resident passed away Friday November 24, 2017 at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces.
Olga was born April 2, 1942 in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico to Maria del Socorro Sanchez and Alfonso Aguirre. She was a resident of Deming since 1990 coming from Hatch, NM. Olga was a very loving and caring mother and spouse, she was devoted to her Catholic faith.
She is survived by her husband Carlos Snyder; one daughter, Maria Snyder-Verdugo (Ricardo); three sons, Jose Snyder, Jesus (Margarita) Snyder, Alex (Maria) Snyder all of Deming; 17 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; one brother Saul (Irma) Aguirre of Fort Stockton, Texas; three sisters, Delma Moreno of Deming, Lucero (Rafael) Esparza of El Paso, Texas and Socorro (Jose) Esparza of Juarez, Mexico.
Olga was preceded in death by her parents Alfonso and Maria del Socorro Aguirre and her son Hugo Snyder.
Visitation will begin Wednesday afternoon, November 29, 2017 at 6 o'clock at Baca’s Funeral Chapel where a prayer vigil will begin at 7 o’clock. Olga’s life will be celebrated at a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 o’clock Thursday morning at Holy Family Catholic Church. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery with Father Ron Machado, officiating.
Patricia Hudecek-Parra, 46, Deming resident passed away Thursday November 23, 2017.
Services are pending.
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