Obituaries

Obituary notices.

Walter Segars, 76, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, October 25, 2020 at Fort Bayard Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Raymond Richard Perrault, 77, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Friday, October 23, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Thelma Lee Rogers, 88, a resident of Tyrone, NM now of Gilbert, AZ entered eternal rest Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Legacy Retirement in Mesa, AZ. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

freddieFreddie Ann Mrotzek Hawkins died July 1, 2020, in Santa Clarita, California, at her sister Lelia Mrotzek's home from breast cancer at the age of 84.

Freddie Ann was born March 15, 1936, in Silver City, New Mexico, to parents Frederick and Mary Long Mrotzek. She said that when her daddy realized he was having another girl, and no boy, he wanted to name her after him! Freddie felt like she was treated differently than her sisters, spending a lot of time with her daddy. She was the second daughter of five: Louise, Freddie Ann, Roberta, Kay, and Lelia. Freddie won a beauty contest in 1951 and was crowned Air Force Queen.

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Mary Lillie Naranjo Sandoval a resident of Silver City, New Mexico entered eternal life Friday, October 16, 2020. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bright Funeral Home. She was born April 10, 1927 in Middle Frisco, New Mexico. She was preceded by the death by her beloved husband George Sandoval. Our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, god mother, sister, aunt, and friend.  Those left to mourn her passing include four sons, George Jr., Edward, William (Bill) and Michael Sandoval. Three sisters Clorinda Rael, Lisa Tressler, Julia McNutt and one brother Malco Naranjo. Other survivors include seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Lillie was a loving and caring mother who welcomed everybody.

ogas 01Lucy G. Ogas, 95, a resident of Sunset Vista Assisted Living, entered eternal rest Monday, October 12, 2020 at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born March 18, 1925 in Tyrone, NM. Her parents were Elisa Acuna Carmignani and stepfather Albert Carmignani Sr. Lucy married Frank B. Ogas on February 7, 1945. Lucy worked very hard her entire life. She cared for her family deeply. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and loved to talk.  

carrasco 03Robert “Bobby” O. Carrasco, 84, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Friday, October 9, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born June 3, 1936 in Santa Rita, NM to Manuel Carrasco and Elisa Ontiveros Carrasco. Mr. Carrasco proudly served his country with the U. S. Air Force.  

shelley 02Thomas Robert Shelley died October 10, 2020, at Haciendas at Grace Village care facility in Las Cruces, New Mexico, three days before his 85th birthday from the effects of dementia.  

Tom was born October 13, 1935, in Silver City, New Mexico, to Edwin and Idah Grimes Shelley, Grant County pioneer families, and lived there for most of his life. Tom married the love of his life, Roberta Mrotzek, on March 30, 1956, in their hometown. They had seven children: Kenneth, Shelley, Fredrick, Thomas, Kevin, Devin, and Derwin.  

At Cliff High School in Cliff, New Mexico Tom enjoyed sports, lettering in basketball and track.

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