Mary Ellen Widby of Lordsburg, NM passed away surrounded by family on September 16, 2018 in Peoria Arizona. Mary was born to Frieda and Edward Paxson in 1937 in Lima, Ohio. Mary was married to the late Robert Young of Lordsburg for 44 years until he passed away in 1997. They had three sons together. Later, she met, fell in love with and married the late Virgil Widby of Lordsburg for 19 years respectively.
Maria Ines Ramos, 66, Deming resident, passed away Thursday September 13, 2018 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital.
Visitation is set for Tuesday September 18, 2018 beginning at 4 o'clock with a rosary to be recited at 6 o’clock that evening at Baca’s Funeral Chapel. Mass of the Christian Burial will be Wednesday September 19, 2018 at 10:30 AM at Saint Ann’s Catholic Church. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Father Tom Smith, O.F.M. will officiate.
Jimmy Joe Altamirano, 25, of Silver City passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018.
The Prayer Vigil and Rosary will take place on Wednesday,September 19, 2018 at six o’clock in the evening at Baca’s Funeral Chapels in Silver City. Cremation has been entrusted to Baca’s Funeral Chapels.
Sarah Lucille Chelf, 96, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.
Floyd O. Robertson, 83, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.
Yvonne M. Serrano, 81, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Monday, September 18, 2018 at Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital in Phoenix, AZ. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.
Jose V. Jaurequi, 86, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Monday, September 17, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born May 15, 1932 in Hurley, NM to Juan Jaurequi and Luisa Villalobos. Jose "Sejo" was for the biggest part of his life a devout family man. Sejo’s most important facet in his life was God, family, and his art. He also enjoyed fishing and camping with his family. Joe was well known for his artwork, sand paintings, and his sculptures. During his last years he undertook the "Santero" art form which was very evident in his work. All his family is very proud of his popular artwork.
He is survived by his loving wife, Consuelo Jaurequi; two sons, Ruben Jaurequi (Denise) of Arenas Valley, NM; and Joe Parra (Cecilia) of Santa Clara, NM; two daughters, Rosie Salas (Ventura) of Rio Rancho, NM; and Sandra Ortiz (Samuel) of Alamogordo, NM; two brothers, Alex "Guerro" Jaurequi (Patty) of Silver City, NM; and Frankie Jaurequi (Maxine) of Las Cruces, NM; two sisters, Teresa Cervantes of Tucson, AZ; and Mary Archuleta (Arthur) of Silver City, NM; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Joe and Sammy Jaurequi; two brothers, Ignacio "Nacho" Jaurequi (Celia); and Juan Jaurequi (Mary Ann); two sisters, Carmen Quintanar (Alfredo "Chapo"); and Anita Madrid (Vital).
Visitation will be Thursday, September 20th from 5-6pm at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the holy rosary being recited at 6pm by April Salas Villacaña. Pallbearers will be Ventura Salas Jr., Danny Ortiz, Ruben Jaurequi Jr., Ruben Jaurequi III, Weston West, Josiah Legarda, and Dominic Salas. Honorary pallbearers will be extended family members.
A funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, September 21st at 10am at St. Vincent Catholic Church with Father Arthur McDonald officiating. Interment will follow at St. Vincent Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.
Jose Jaurequi, 86, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Monday, September 17, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.
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