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carrasco 03Sarah Polanco Carrasco, 73, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Wilcox, AZ. She was born April 20,1945 in Silver City, NM to Feliciano S. Polanco and Elvira Mendoza Polanco. Sarah married her true love Robert in August of 1967 (51 years) and together they raised their children in Silver City, NM. Sarah was employed by the Silver School District in 1980 as a Teacher’s Assistant. She started her career in the Bilingual Department then moved to Special Education where she retired in 2005. Sarah was always on the go; with her hair in place, well dressed clothes and matching accessories. She was off to visit relatives and friends without ever forgetting to stop by the Casino which was one of her favorite things to do. Sarah was well known for her cooking and baking; her specialties were Galletas, Biscochitos and her miracle healing Atole. She also loved to crochet, read, and watch her children and grandchildren play sports. Most important, Sarah was a strong independent woman who lived by her faith. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, relative and friend. A true servant of God. She always put others before herself by lending a helping hand to those in need without expecting anything in return. She lived her life to the fullest and will be truly missed by all who knew her.

Edward F. Valencia, 79, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Gila Regional Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Teresa Terrazas, 48, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her family.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Juan M. Castañon, 64, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

saenz 01Samuel “Sam” T.  Saenz, 89, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Monday, April 8, 2019 at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born July 11, 1929 in Santa Rita, NM to Cecilio Saenz and Amelia Torres Saenz. Mr. Saenz proudly served his country during the Korean War with the U.S. Army. He is survived by his loving wife Beatrice “Betty” Saenz of the family home; one son, Samuel Ray Saenz and wife Carrie of Phoenix, AZ; four daughters, Olga Jean Huerta and husband Rudy of Arenas  Valley; Mary Lily Jimenez of Silver City; Rose Mary “Zero” Saenz and companion Mark Schwab of Phoenix, AZ; Lou Ann “Lulu” Palomarez and husband David of Santa Clara; eleven grandchildren, Jessica Hawkins, Justin Jimenez, Sonia Marie Camilli, David Jr., and Christopher Ray Palomarez Betty Denise Anaya, Samuel Ray III, Ricardo Rene, Santana Rose, Samanta Rae, and Shawn Raymond Saenz; twenty-one great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; one sister, Clara Felix of Hurley; numerous nieces and nephews.

bauguess 02Allen Ray Bauguess was born on October 21, 1945 in Elkin, NC and he passed from this life on April 4, 2019 at the age of 73. He served for 4 years in the Air Force and had his Associates Degree in Psychology from Laramie County Community College. He married the love of his life, Kathy, on May 31, 1968 in Cheyenne, WY and they were married for 50 years. At the time of his death he had two children, seven grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. He lived, worked, and raised his family in Loveland, CO for 34 years before retiring to Silver City, NM in 2010. He loved New Mexico and really enjoyed the years he spent here. Allen is survived by his wife Kathy, his sister Linda McComb (John), his son, Daniel Bauguess and daughter Nancy Pursley (Dan), his grandchildren and great grandchildren. A Celebration of Life service will be held at Cross Point Church at 11600 US 180, Silver City, NM on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 11am to be followed at 1pm with a Committal service with full military honors at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

Samuel T. Saenz, 89, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Monday, April 8, 2019 at Gila Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

armijo 02David V. Armijo Sr., 80, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at his residence. He was born March 27, 1939 in Lordsburg, NM to Ramon Armijo and Estanislada Valles Armijo. David always helped all his family. He was a caregiver to his daughter Rita for many years and always made sure everyone was taken care of. David had a love for baseball whether it be watching it on TV, watching the kids or playing it himself. He was known for his pitching ability.  He loved the outdoors, enjoyed going camping and had a passion for his New Mexico Music. He is survived by two sons, David Armijo Jr. (Veronica) of Silver City; Robert “Bobo” Armijo of Silver City; three daughters, Sally Armijo of Silver City; Rita Gomez of Silver City; Judy Gonzales of Silver City; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-seven great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; one sister, Rosie Jaramillo (Bobby) of San Pedro, CA; in-laws, Elizabeth Villalobos of Los Lunas, NM; Irene Villalobos of Los Lunas; Donald Villalobos of Albuquerque; Estelle Gallegos and husband Tony of Bosque Farms, NM., caregiver, his great granddaughter, Felicia Reese of Silver City; numerous nieces and nephews.

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