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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

Raymond Geis, 89, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at his residence.

Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

Baby Alberto Magallanez, 11 months, went with his guardian angel to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 29, 2017.

Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070

Jay Marcak, 54, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Friday, July 28, 2017 at his residence.

Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070

socorro trejo rsSocorro "Granny" G. Trejo, 87, of Silver City entered eternal rest on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her loved ones.

Socorro was born on January 26, 1930, to Senovio and Teresa Garcia in Silver City. She made Silver City her home. Socorro enjoyed dancing and listening to her music as well as keeping up with the latest "chisme". Her biggest joy was spending time with family and friends especially her pride and joys, Eric Robert and Jojo whom she loved to spoil. She was loved by so many and will be greatly missed.

Socorro is survived by one daughter Sylvia Escobar (Robert) of Silver City; nieces Priscilla Blea, Lupe Duarte (David), Esperanza Hartl, and Teresa Carbajal; five grandchildren Ray Duran, Efrem Duran, Teresa Escobar (fiancée Raul Varela), Lucinda Escobar (Eric Valencia), and Bobbie Jean Escobar; five great-grandchildren Eric Robert Valencia, Joseph Valencia, Raymond Duran, Lexis Valenzuela and Isis Valenzuela, a son-in-law Sonny Duran; goddaughter Tracy Martin (Patrick).

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Efren Trejo, her brother Baltazar Mendoza, her daughter Yoli Duran, and her son Ray Trejo.

A Prayer Vigil and Rosary will take place on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at 11 AM at Baca's Funeral Chapels with a Funeral Service to follow. Concluding the services will be her burial at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Officiating will be Deacon Bill Holguin.

Serving as pallbearers will be Robert Escobar, Eric Robert Valencia, Eric Valencia, Efrem Duran, Joseph "Jojo" Valencia, Raymond Duran and "Sonny" Duran.

Denise Ivorie Wanzer, 49, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at her residence.

Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

lois bryant rsLois Frances Bryant, 97, a longtime resident of Deming passed away Saturday July 22, 2017 at her home.

Lois was born February 5, 1920 in Hartshorne, Oklahoma to David and Gertrude (Hedrick) Gray. She came to Deming with her family in 1935. Lois lived in California for a short time and eventually she moved to Las Cruces where she worked as a Clerk with the New Mexico Income Support Division until her retirement. She always considered Deming home and came back in 1999 to be near her family. Lois was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son, Norman Pelayo and wife Dot of Tucson, their daughters Kathy Pelayo and children, Brandi Allgood and Olivia Osborn, Brenda Huffman and daughter Valerie Huffman. Her daughter Virginia Marcak of Deming and children, Brad Marcak and children Kristen Grado and husband Will and their daughter Ryleigh Grado, Nikki Marcak, and Tony Cabello. Terri Austin and husband Tom and children Caitlin and Josh Austin. Lori Molina and husband Daniel and their son Julian Molina. Her sister Margie Madlock of Deming.

Family and friends will celebrate her life on Monday July 31, 2017 at 10 o'clock in the morning at Bethel Baptist Church with Pastor Mason Davis and Mr. Tom Austin officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tom and Josh Austin, Brad Marcak, Allen Myers, Will Grado and Norman Pelayo.

hortensia millan rsHortensia Millan, 83, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso, Texas.

Hortencia was born in Namiquipa, Mexico and lived in Bayard, NM for the last 51 years.

She was a very loving, kind hearted person who loved to laugh and spend time with her loving friend Alice Smith.

She loved to travel to Mexico to visit her family. She loved to visit with her sisters Margo, Nena, Catalina, Gloria, Anita and her brothers Samuel, Polo, Tavo, Mario, Ramiro and all her nieces and nephews. She loved her grandkids Arisbeth, Adrian, and Briseida very much. She was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

Hortensia loved to sew, cook, crochet, play bingo and loteria.

She was preceded in death by her parents Palemon Jaime Nevarez and Petra Tena Soto, and companion Gonzalo Gonzales.

Rosary will be recited at Bright Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, July 28,2017 at 1:00 PM. Interment to follow at Hurley Cemetery.

Bradley "Brad" Leon Ruebush, 48, a resident of Hondo, NM formerly of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest in Hondo, NM.

Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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