Annette Ortiz, 54, a resident of Hurley, NM
Annette Ortiz of Hurley passed away October 9, 2021 after a short battle with an illness. Annette was born on April 2, 1967 to Sally Chavez in Silver City, NM. Annette went on to having one child, Michal Alcorta of Hurley. Anyone who knew Annette were touched by her love, kindness, and beauty. She loved to cook and spend as much time as she could in the company of her grandchildren. She was loved by family and friends everywhere she went. She enjoyed baking, dancing, and gardening (she didn’t mind getting her hands dirty). She also enjoyed the outdoors (camping) and had a big heart for animals. She will be dearly missed by her faithful chihuahua “Sophie Lynn Chavez”.
She is survived by her son, Michael Alcorta and grandchildren, Michael Alcorta Jr., Makayla Araiza, Savannah Alcorta, and David Ray Alcorta, all of Hurley. She is also survived by her mother, Sally Chavez of Mimbres; two sisters, Angie (Ricky) Sedillo, Frances (Frank) Sanchez.; one niece, Sally Alcorta and four nephews, Victor Alcorta (Emily White) children are Davianna and Gloria; Peter Alcorta and children Esperanza, Anna, Angelina, Gilbert and Sallya; and Anthony and David Sanchez. She was preceded in death by her granddaughter Alizandra Jasso Alcorta; nephew David Alcorta and maternal grandparents, Victorio and Angelita Ortiz and her significant other Raul Escobar.
The holy rosary will be held on Friday, October 15 at 10:30am at Our Lady of Fatima Church with Ricky Sedillo reciting. Her Memorial mass will follow at 11am with Father Martin Okonkwo officiating. Concluding service inurnment will take place at Hanover cemetery where she will be laid to rest with her grandmother Angelita Ortiz.
The family is asking that everyone that attends the service wear a mask and adhere to social distancing. The family will not entertain a fellowship gathering after service, due to the increase cases of COVID in the area. They appreciate everyone’s thoughts, prayers, and condolences.
Cremation will take place at Terrazas Crematory. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Crematory “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.