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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

Joseph T. Brown, 62, a resident of Gila, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

aragon 04 Patricia G Aragon passed away at Sunset Vista in Silver City, New Mexico on December 8, 2018 at the age of 85. Patricia was born on March 28, 1933 in Silver City, New Mexico to Gertrude Gonzales. She attended Western New Mexico University where she received her Bachelor’s and Master Degrees in education. Patricia began her teaching experience with the Grants Municipal School District before returning home to teach in the Silver Consolidated School District where she taught at the La Plata Middle School. Patricia was a member of the NEA, NMEA, and SCEA organizations. She was also a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority and the Kapa Kappa Lota Sorority.

Patricia truly loved her life with Manny in Silver City and the lifelong friends that they made. She served her community throughout her life in many ways. Patricia was a woman of faith, family and love.  She was proud of her children and grandchildren.

Patricia was preceded in death by her loving husband Manny Aragon of 61 years, her sister Epifania Correa, her brother James Gonzales and her sister Ernestina Sanchez, brother-in-law Albert Correa.  

Patricia is survived by her three children and their spouses, Kathryn Ward and husband Mike, Steve Aragon and wife Cindy and Rodney Aragon and wife Valerie. Grandchildren are Matthew Ward, Eric Aragon, Keanna Ward, Justice Aragon, Aaron Aragon and Jason Aragon and many nieces and nephews and godchildren. Patricia is also survived by her brother David Gonzales, sister-in-law Dolores Gonzales, sister-in-law Yolanda Gonzales and brother-in-law Narciso Sanchez.

Charles Carter, 83, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Monday, December 10, 2018 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070

Patricia G. Aragon, 85, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, December 8, 2018 at her residence.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

sierra 02Juana M. Sierra, 93, a resident of Hanover, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, December 8, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born May 6, 1925 in Fierro, NM to Julian and Anicasia Mani Moreno. She was the youngest of six; two brothers and three sisters. She married Jose P. Sierra in 1953. She lived and stood through the “Empire Strike”. She was a spiritual healer, used herbs and prayer, a gift she learned from her mother. She loved being outside either tending to her garden, picking piñon, chopping wood or fishing.She is survived by two sons, Jose M. Sierra and companion Rose Marie Quevedo of Hurley; Julian M. Sierra and wife Maria Rosie; one daughter, Linda J. Luna of Hanover; eleven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Jose P. Sierra; two brothers, Melquiades and Lorenzo Moreno; three sisters, Dolores Garcia, Ignacia Chavez, and Elvira Chacon; one grandson, Daniel Luna. Visitation will be Thursday, December 13 from 5-6 p.m. at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the holy rosary being recited by Deacon Art Gutierrez to begin at 6pm. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated on Friday, December 14 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church with Father Mike Williams officiating. Concluding service and interment will follow at Fierro Cemetery.

colvillecohenApril 3, 1944 to December 6, 2018, Born and raised in the NYC area, Janet went to Denver in 1961 to attend the University of Denver, receiving her Bachelor in Arts Degree in 1965 in Dramatic Literature and Criticism. After eloping with her soul mate Bill Colville on Oct 14, 1965 in NYC, they moved to Denver briefly before settling in Evergreen as the place to raise their family. In 1995 they retired to southern New Mexico. Believing in child literacy, they volunteered at local schools to help young children in the area. Upon Bill’s death in 2004 Janet returned to Denver and her beloved Colorado. In 2017 she moved to Silver City, New Mexico.

Janet worked as a bookkeeper most of her working life, though her favorite job was helping friends deliver firewood. In the early 1980s, owning the Pine Needle Knit Shoppe with model kits in the back, on main street in Evergreen, she taught the art of needle craft. Janet loved to travel. Besides traveling abroad, she drove all over North America which included annual trips to Yellowstone to see her beloved wolves. In later years she learned how to weave which became her passion, tho’ she was able to let loose drag racing at Bandimere Speedway.

warhank 02Larry Lee Warhank, 70, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Franklin Heights Nursing Home in El Paso, TX. He was born August 25, 1948 in Haver, Montana to Carl Warhank and Margaret Haman. After meeting Irma Gonzales in Silver City, they moved to Torrance, CA and were married. While in California he owned a Aracade Company. He enjoyed driving all over southern California delivering them. They moved back to Silver City, NM in 1988 where he worked at the Grant County Road Department. Larry was strong in his Catholic faith and enjoyed being an usher at St. Francis Newman Center for many years. He loved watching Notre Dame football. He always had a green thumb and liked taking care of his fruit trees. Larry could talk for hours and loved to have conversations everywhere he went. He enjoyed getting together with the big family whenever he could.

He is survived by his loving wife Irma G. Warhank of the family home; one son, Karl Warhank and wife Brandi of Bayard; one daughter, Karol Warhank of Silver City; two grandchildren, Ty Warhank and wife Andrea Carbajal and DeLaney Warhank; one great granddaughter, Adriel Carbajal; four brothers, Michael Warhank of Everett, WA; John Warhank and wife Sharon of Lomita, CA; Josef Warhank and wife Mary of Helena, Montana; Rodney Warhank and wife Rose of Des Moines, Iowa; four sisters, Angie Vahle and husband Bill of Dallas, TX; :Moncia McCormick and husband Jim of Coonsville, Iowa; Darla Warhank of Tucson, AZ; Joyce Warhank and wife Sylvia of Rancho Cucamonga, CA.

Larry Warhank, 70, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Franklin Height Nursing Home in El Paso, TX.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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