Obituary notices.

Richard "Dick" R. Loya, 80, a resident of Quemado, NM entered eternal rest on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at Providence Memorial Center in El Paso, TX.

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

Virginia R. Vanlaningham, 101, of Cliff, New Mexico passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Sunset Vista. 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 575-388-1911. Remembrances can be made at www.brightfuneral.net

Barbara “Bobbi” R. Jameson, 69 of Silver City, New Mexico passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her loved ones. 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 575-388-1911. Remembrances can be made at www.brightfuneral.net

eleanor brumbach rsEleanor Maxine Brumbach, age 88, passed away peacefully Sunday, August 20, 2017 in Reno, Nevada.

She was born December 21, 1928 in Reserve, New Mexico to John Duncan Fraser and Ola McCarty Fraser. She grew up in Reserve, New Mexico and Silver City, New Mexico.

Eleanor married Hal Raymond Brumbach on January 14, 1954 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After moving with her husband to various Air Force Bases, they settled in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1964. He preceded her in death on January 1, 2011.

Eleanor loved being a homemaker and mother. She enjoyed caring for her yard, planting flowers and mowing the lawn (as recently as last summer). She loved road trips, family reunions and taking her little dog to Starbucks for a "Pup-achino”. She will be remembered for her kindness, selflessness and for her love of family.

Eleanor is survived by her son, Jeff (Susie) Brumbach of Lake Tahoe, NV; two daughters: Traci McCarty of Ranger, TX; Tamara Marx of Las Vegas, NV; ten grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and a brother, John Duncan Fraser II of Tucson, AZ. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Helen Rogers, Margaret Edna (Peggy) Pobar, Lillian Duncan Wilson and Catherine Elizabeth Hedges.

Funeral services will be held Friday, September 8, 2017 at 1:20 p.m. at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Buchanan Blvd., Boulder City, NV.

Friends and family are invited to sign our online guest book at www.moapavalleymortuary.com. In lieu of flowers, she would appreciate donations made to: In Touch Ministries, The Salvation Army or Samaritan's Purse.

Rosa "Rose" Lascano Zapata, 99, a resident of Bayard, New Mexico, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, August 24, 2017. She passed peacefully surrounded by her family at the Silver City Care Center in Silver City, New Mexico. She had only been a resident there for the past five months.

She was born in Mogollon, New Mexico on January 5, 1918 to Francesca Lascano and Ysidoro Zapata.

Yolanda Gomez, 70, entered eternal rest Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Mt. View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM.

She was born May 26, 1947 in Lordsburg, NM to Juan and Amalia Talavera.

She is survived by her mother, Amalia; her companion, Miguel Ortega; two sons, Adrian Talavera and wife Patricia of Lordsburg, NM; Johnny Gomez and companion Emily Tyler of Kingman, AZ; one daughter, Mandy Shaw of Morenci, AZ; seven sisters, Erlinda Chavez of Colton, CA; Ofelia Arambula and husband Ben of Lordsburg, NM; Mary Lou Sanchez of Colton, CA; Gloria Cobos of Las Cruces, NM; Jane Atilano of Las Cruces, NM; Mary Hood of Lordsburg, NM; and Rosie Marquez of Lordsburg, NM; eight grandchildren, Adrianna, Christina, Arminda, Cerenna, Teresa, Jaidyn, Billy, and Brody; one great-grandson, Jay Anthony, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, Juan.

The holy rosary will begin Friday, September 1, 2017 at 4:30pm at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lordsburg, NM with Alice Ramirez reciting. The funeral mass will immediately follow at 5:00 p.m. with Father Jude Okonkwo officiating. Cremation will follow at Terrazas Crematory.

Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Terrazas Crematory “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777.

To send condolences visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

beth hand rsBeth Babers Hand, 81, Deming resident passed away peacefully Monday, August 28, 2017 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loved ones.

Beth was born February 29, 1936 in Alamogordo, New Mexico to Ed Babers and Esther Wilkerson Babers. She moved with her parents to Deming in 1937 where she grew up. She owned and operated a Chevron jobbership and seven retail Chevron service stations in Deming and successfully built and operated a crude oil production company in northern New Mexico where she lived for over forty years. She served on the board of directors for the Regina Water Association for many years.

Survivors include her children Mike Hand (Joanne) of El Paso, Texas; Janice Mosier (Danny), Nancy Leyba, Edward Hand (Tamara) and Walter Hand, all of Deming. She has 13 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death are her parents, Ed and Esther; husband, Walter Kenneth Hand and two sisters, Drucilla Jones and Bonnie Edwards.

Visitation will be Tuesday morning, September 5, 2017 from 10 to 11 at Baca's Funeral Chapel where funeral services will begin at 11 o' clock with Eddie Lopez of Pojaque officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels. Exclusive provider for "Veterans & Family Memorial Care". To sign the online guest book or to send a card, please visit our website at www.bacasfuneralchapels.com.

Stephen Nelson, 59, entered eternal rest Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City, NM.

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

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