Obituaries

Obituary notices.

suzansamuelsonSuzan Samuelson, 70, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born December 14, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois to Thomas Maschke and Diane Holmes. Suzan loved living in New Mexico with its lightening before a storm. She enjoyed watching the stars.  

She is survived by her husband of 20 years Keith Samuelson of the family home; her daughter, Leah Ross and her husband Jason of Salem, OR; four grandchildren, Brian Martin, Cheyenne Ross, Thomas Ross and Anthony Keane; one great grandchild, Kyron Martin; two brothers, Kevin Maschke and wife Kristie of Hollister, MO; Oscar Maschke and wife Debbie of Chicago, Illinois; her brother in-law, James Moroney of Chicago, Illinois; several nieces and nephews. 

crystal anne netz arenivarEvery Saturday, Crystal Anne Netz Arenivar ventured into nature on a spiritual journey she called her "God walk." She collected heart rocks and took pictures of beautiful undisturbed creations in nature. She left the land better than she found it, returning from the river or the forest with bags of garbage she had removed. Crystal loved the Earth. She loved life.

Crystal, a woman who danced, taught, and walked through life, died on July 15, 2021 in Silver City, NM at the age of 38.

Suzan D. Samuelson, 70, entered eternal rest Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Gila Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

David May, 79, a resident of Lordsburg, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Katlin Neal Munsell, 21, a resident of Mule Creek, NM entered eternal rest Friday, September 10, 2021 at Cliff, NM.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-538-0777.

carolbaumgartnerCarol Baumgartner was born in Dassel, MN on January 20, 1942 to Doreen Anderson and Carlyle (Ole) Olson. She and her husband Tom, loved the Silver City area and decided before they were married in 1972 that this is where they wanted to live. This became a reality in 1990.  Carol started in Real Estate sales, earned her Brokers license and was president of Silver City Regional Association of Real Estate. She was one of the first presidents of the Multiple Listing Board, served as president of what is now known as the Silver City Regional Association of Realtors, and served on several New Mexico State Association of Realtors committees. She also served on the Grant County 5-year Comprehensive Plan, the Extra territorial Jurisdiction Committee on the Grant County Subdivision Review Committee.

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Albert Ludlow Stephens Sr., 81, a resident of Carlsbad, NM entered eternal rest Friday, September 3, 2021 at NM State Veteran’s Home in Truth or Consequences, NM. He was born January 11,1940 in Atoka, OK to Paul H. Stephens and Goldie M. Barris.

Albert was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was inducted into the UA Local 412 Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Union on January 9, 1959 where he continued to serve for 62 years up to his passing. He then joined the United States Air Force in January 1962 and became a Jet Aircraft Mechanic specialist; he served 4 years active duty and 2 years reserves. After returning from the Air Force he met his love Sharon Estes in Silver City at the Bowling Alley; they were married on May 31,1969.

Claudia Marrufo, 19, a resident of Mimbres, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, September 9, 2021 at her residence.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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