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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

Josie V. Peterson, 56, a resident of Lordsburg, NM entered eternal rest Friday, July 12, 2019 at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, NV. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Minerva Rodriguez Rodriguez, 66, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at La Posada Nursing Home in Las Cruces. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070

Clark L. Reynolds, 64, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

martinez71019Helen H Martinez, 64, of Vanadium, NM passed away in her home on July 4, 2019. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bright Funeral Home. A private burial will be held by immediate family, please no phone calls at their request from/of the family. Thank you for your thoughts. Helen is survived by her daughter Tammy Martinez and son Eric Martinez, her two sisters Christina Wilbourn and Sue Robinson, her brother Paul Duncan, three grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and her domestic partner Johnny Sandoval.

jane bates 1jane bates youngJANUARY 6, 1942 ~ JUNE 24, 2019 
Jane Spencer Keeton was born January 6, 1942 in Bozeman, Montana to Dr. Roland G. Keeton and Marjorie Stewart Keeton. Jane grew up in Bozeman. She graduated with a degree in Art from Montana State University. She later attained her Masters in Psychology and her Doctorate in Counseling.

perea 02Samvictor G. Perea, 88, a life-long resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Friday, July 5, 2019 at his residence. He was born July 23, 1930 in Santa Rita, NM to Juan Bautista Perea and Edith G. Perea. He served in the Marine Corp from Aug 1946-Aug 1949 and Feb. 1953-Feb. 1955 in the Korean War.  He was in the Military Police and part of a machine gun squad. He was a production truck driver for Kennecott and retired after 30 years of service. His hobbies included making custom furniture, wood carving projects, drawing and painting, and playing fast pitch softball and watching his favorite baseball team on TV.  He was an avid dancer and enjoyed country music as well as Mexican ballads. He contributed his art abilities to the building of Penny Park in Silver City. He loved to travel and toward the end of his mother’s life he devoted himself to her care for the last 10 years of her life. He was a loving father with a big heart, wonderful sense of humor and will be sorely missed by all who knew him.

Freda M. Danser, 83, a resident of Mimbres, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, July 7, 2019 at her residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Robert O. “Rick” Rickerson, 77, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Mt. View Hospital in Las Cruces, NM. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777

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