Obituary notices.

florentino rodriguez rsFlorentino Terrazas Rodriguez, 96, longtime Deming resident passed away Wednesday March 14, 2018 at Willow Manor in Deming.

Florentino was born December 17, 1921 to Leonila Terrazas and Florentino Rodriguez in Boquilla Rio Conchos, Chihuahua, Mexico. He married Ana Maria Gonzalez, came to United States in the Bracero program from Delicias, Chihuahua, Mexico and soon after relocated his family to Deming. He worked at the Bowman Chicken Farm for 15 years and went on to the construction industry until his retirement. Florentino attended the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

brent matzen rsBrent Matzen, 75, Deming resident passed away Tuesday March 13, 2018 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital.

Brent was born March 8, 1943 to Leatha Florine (Elliott) and James Eugene Matzen in Wichita, Kansas. He recently moved to Deming in 2016 coming from Ute Park, NM. Brent and his wife, Martha owned and operated Matzen Pottery for 26 years. He taught Art and loved pottery and painting.

lynova clark rsLynova Alez Clark of Riverside, New Mexico passed away peacefully on March 13, 2018. She was the daughter of Stella (Ramsey) and Nugent Lockney who spent their lives running mining claims and sawmills in the southwest NM area.

manuel vasquez rsManuel Mendoza Vasquez "Boots", 78, of Silver City passed away on Monday, March 12 2018 at his residence.

Manual was born on October 4, 1939 in Santa Rita to Manuel and Anita Vasquez. He was married to Mardy Grissom (Charlie). "Boots" will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Terrance Patrick Door passed away March 12, 2018, 69 years old. Born on April 20, 1948 to Robert and Gynithe Door at Hill Crest Hospital in Silver City, NM. He was preceded in death by his daughter Jasmine.

He is survived by his son Sean. He has one sister Patty Young and two brothers Mason and Casey Door.

Memorial service will be March 17, 2018 at 10 o'clock in the morning at Border International 2701 West Amador Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88005.

Ignacio Mata, 85, passed away on Monday, March 12, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center.

Cremation has been entrusted to Baca's Funeral Chapels

helen moreno rsHelen Maldonado Moreno, 85 a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest on Saturday, March 10, 2018 in Safford, Arizona. She was born August 2nd, 1932 in Gila, NM to Leopoldo and Manuela Maldonado.

sammy jaurequi rsSammy Jaramillo Jaurequi, 60, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Friday, March 9, 2018 at his residence.

He was born August 11, 1957 in Silver City, NM to Jose V. and Consuelo Jaramillo Jaurequi.

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