Obituaries

Obituary notices.

David De La Torre, 52, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at Banner Thunderbird Hospital in Glendale, AZ. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

frederickfullerFrederick Raymond Fuller, 93, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Friday, October 8, 2021 at his residence. He was born November 21, 1927 in Union City, Pennsylvania to Raymond Fuller and Loma Wellman Fuller.

Mr. Fuller proudly served his country with the U.S. Marine Corp. Fred was active in the Gila Amateur Radio Society, the Grant County Search and Rescue, the Grant County Pilot Assoc., and the Silver Wings Radio Control Club.

He is survived by his loving wife Dorothy Fuller of the family home; two sons, Dennis Allen Fuller and wife Rita of Bisman, ND; Phillip Bryan Fuller and wife Kathy of Jamestown, ND; two daughters, Sheryl Bard of Chagrin Falls, OH; Nancy Pardell of Murrietta, CA; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one brother, Richard Fuller and wife Jane of North Ridgeville, OH; one sister, Thelma Fuller of Pittsburg, PA; two special friends, Brock Anderson-Amaro and Zoe Anderson-Amaro.

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.

Ted Bond, 70, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Monday, October 11, 2021 at Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso, TX.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

mitziroberts1Mitzi Lou Cowan Roberts entered eternal peace September 27, 2021 in her home surrounded by family. She was a devoted daughter, sister, niece, cousin, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother and friend. Mitzi was born September 18, 1933 in El Paso, Texas to Clarence Millard Cowan and Ruth Marion Frisk who were both of Swedish descent. She spent her early years on the Blue River near Liggett, where her father worked at the saw mill in Reserve. She grew up in Silver City where her dad owned and operated Cowan Lumber Company where the Billy Casper Wellness Center now stands. She attended Western High School and stayed busy as a cheerleader and art student, receiving certifications in oil and pastels. She returned to many reunions with her sister Joyce Thwaits and best friend Beverly Redwine for over 50 years. Mitzi loved life to the fullest, was a fighter to the end and went full speed ahead never looking back.

Frederick Fuller, 93, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Friday, 10/8/21 at his residence.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Dale Marvin McReynolds Jr., 77, a resident of Hanover, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at Gila Regional Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Robert Mike Alecksen, 68, entered eternal rest Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at Las Palmas Hospital in El Paso, TX.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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