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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

jr. parra rsSalvador "Jr" L. Parra, 84, of Bayard was called home to his Lord on Monday, April 9, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.

"Jr" was born on March 17, 1934 in Dwyer to Salvador and Isabel Parra. He grew up and worked on the NAN Ranch and the Mimbres Valley with his family. At the age of 17, he began his career at Kennecott where he remained for 43 years. "Jr" married Beatrice in 1954, and together they had two daughters. He enjoyed traveling with friends, spending time at the casino and spending time with his family.

Janet A. Lyon, 85, Deming resident passed away Sunday April 8, 2018 at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces.

Viewing will take place Thursday April 12, 2018 at Baca's Funeral Chapel from 4pm to 6pm.

She is survived by daughters, Brenna, Brenda, Vicky, Eileen and Renie.

stephen ruebush rsStephen A. Ruebush, 67, Deming resident passed away Sunday April 8, 2018 at his residence.

Stephen was born to June Phyllis Makane and Aylmer J. Ruebush in Deming. He had many hobbies including rock collecting, fishing, hunting, and carpentering. Stephen was a loving and giving person, who loved his children and grandchildren very much.

alberto baca rsAlberto A. Baca, 86, a Silver City resident passed away Friday, April 6, 2018, at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM.

He was born on July 9, 1931 in Silver City, NM to Julio and Josefa (Arroyos) Baca. He proudly served in the United States Army in communications. Upon discharge from the Army he lived in El Paso, Texas. He became a barber and was co-owner of the Tigua Barbershop and Hair Styling. He returned to Silver City to help care for his mother and worked at CTS cleaners.

Blanche Lanelle West of Deming, New Mexico passed away April 8, 2018 in Albuquerque.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Riverside Funeral Home.

Services are pending with Bright Funeral Home. "Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends", 210 W. College Ave,. Silver City New Mexico, phone # 575-388-1911.

Remembrance can be made at http://www.brightfuneral.net

Donald Gene Settle of Hanover, New Mexico passed away April 1, 2018 at his residence. No services at this time.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bright Funeral Home. "Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends", 210 W. College Ave. Silver City, New Mexico, phone # 575-388-1911.

Remembrances can be made at http://www.brightfuneral.net

John Aldin Srack of Silver City, New Mexico passed away April 10, 2018 at his residence. A Memorial Service will be held at First United Methodist Church on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, the time will be determined.

Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, "Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends", 210 W. College Ave. Silver City, New Mexico, phone # 575-388-1911.

Remembrances can be made at http://www.brightfuneral.net

henry torresHenry Torres
NOVEMBER 7, 1937 ~ APRIL 6, 2018 (AGE 80)

Enrique “Henry” Torres, 80 of Silver City passed away April 6, 2018, at Presbyterian Rust Medical Center in Rio Rancho.

Visitation for Henry will be at eleven o’clock in the morning on Friday April 13 at The Grant County Conference Center, 3031 Hwy 180 East in Silver City. The Funeral Service will follow at twelve o’clock noon. Concluding services and burial will follow at two o’clock at Fort Bayard National Cemetery where he will be laid to rest next to his wife Carolyn. Military Honors will be accorded by the United States Navy Honor Guard Representatives. Officiating will be Deacon Bill Holguin. Serving as pallbearers will be Eli Estrada, Danny Torres, Pete Segulia, Ty Bays, David McCauley, and Deily Crumbley. Honorary pallbearers will be Glen Taylor, Alan Brabham, Andy Estrada, Cody Marshall, Mike Wells and Steve Wells.

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