Obituary notices.

guadalupe almerez rsGuadalupe Torres Almeraz, 74, Palomas resident passed away Monday April 16, 2018.

Services are pending

esther parras rsEsther G. Parras, 75, a longtime resident of Deming passed away Saturday April 14, 2018 at her home.

Esther was born October 16, 1942 in Faywood, New Mexico to Vicente and Selsa Galindo. She attended school at Western New Mexico University where she earned a Master's Degree in Arts and Education and began her teaching career soon thereafter. She taught in Columbus and in Deming and was at Bataan Elementary at the time of her retirement in 2008. Esther always enjoyed working with children and watching them succeed in life. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the DAV and enjoyed reading, bingo, going to the casino, gardening and was an avid animal lover.

Joanne M. Schuchardt, 81, resident of Deming passed away Friday April 13, 2018 in Deming.

Arrangements are pending.

Madeline Joan Schmidt, 86 a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at her residence.

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

maria alba rsMaria Alba was born in Bosquecito, NM, to Frank and Adela Gallegos. Maria passed away peacefully at home.

She is survived by her siblings Mela Armijo (Polo), Augustine Gallegos (Leyla), Patricio Gallegos (Ingrid), and Johnny Gallegos (Lawrence). She is also survived by her nine children: Arthur Alba, Xavier Alba (Barbara), David Alba (Mary), Danny Alba (Kathy), Henry Alba, Victor Alba (Jonnie), Rene Alba (Debby), Monica Amedei (David), and Tony Alba (Suzy).

bob stroud rsRobert (Bob) Asher Stroud rode off to The Big Rodeo in the Sky on April 11, 2018 at the age of 85. By his side was his beautiful pride and joy, his soul mate, and loving wife, Charlene Elizabeth Stroud.

Esther G. Parra, 75, longtime Deming resident passed away Saturday April 14, 2018 at her home.

Arrangements are pending.

everett titus rsAfter a difficult year of health issues our Husband, Dad, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather went to be with our Lord Saturday, April 14, 2018.

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Editor's Note

The Grant County Beat continues to bring you new columnists. New this past week are the Christian Corner, for those who are already Christians or are exploring the beliefs.

The second is a business-centered column—Your Business Connection by the New Mexico Business Coalition. The group works to make policy in the state of New Mexico better for all businesses, large and small.

The Beat has a new column for you gardeners out there. The Grant County Extension Service will bring you monthly columns on gardening issues. The first one posted is on Winterizing your houseplants and patio plants.

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