Obituary notices.

eleanor brumbach rsEleanor Maxine Brumbach, age 88, passed away peacefully Sunday, August 20, 2017 in Reno, Nevada.

She was born December 21, 1928 in Reserve, New Mexico to John Duncan Fraser and Ola McCarty Fraser. She grew up in Reserve, New Mexico and Silver City, New Mexico.

Eleanor married Hal Raymond Brumbach on January 14, 1954 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After moving with her husband to various Air Force Bases, they settled in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1964. He preceded her in death on January 1, 2011.

Eleanor loved being a homemaker and mother. She enjoyed caring for her yard, planting flowers and mowing the lawn (as recently as last summer). She loved road trips, family reunions and taking her little dog to Starbucks for a "Pup-achino”. She will be remembered for her kindness, selflessness and for her love of family.

Eleanor is survived by her son, Jeff (Susie) Brumbach of Lake Tahoe, NV; two daughters: Traci McCarty of Ranger, TX; Tamara Marx of Las Vegas, NV; ten grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and a brother, John Duncan Fraser II of Tucson, AZ. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Helen Rogers, Margaret Edna (Peggy) Pobar, Lillian Duncan Wilson and Catherine Elizabeth Hedges.

Funeral services will be held Friday, September 8, 2017 at 1:20 p.m. at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Buchanan Blvd., Boulder City, NV.

Friends and family are invited to sign our online guest book at www.moapavalleymortuary.com. In lieu of flowers, she would appreciate donations made to: In Touch Ministries, The Salvation Army or Samaritan's Purse.

Rosa "Rose" Lascano Zapata, 99, a resident of Bayard, New Mexico, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, August 24, 2017. She passed peacefully surrounded by her family at the Silver City Care Center in Silver City, New Mexico. She had only been a resident there for the past five months.

She was born in Mogollon, New Mexico on January 5, 1918 to Francesca Lascano and Ysidoro Zapata.

Yolanda Gomez, 70, entered eternal rest Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Mt. View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM.

She was born May 26, 1947 in Lordsburg, NM to Juan and Amalia Talavera.

She is survived by her mother, Amalia; her companion, Miguel Ortega; two sons, Adrian Talavera and wife Patricia of Lordsburg, NM; Johnny Gomez and companion Emily Tyler of Kingman, AZ; one daughter, Mandy Shaw of Morenci, AZ; seven sisters, Erlinda Chavez of Colton, CA; Ofelia Arambula and husband Ben of Lordsburg, NM; Mary Lou Sanchez of Colton, CA; Gloria Cobos of Las Cruces, NM; Jane Atilano of Las Cruces, NM; Mary Hood of Lordsburg, NM; and Rosie Marquez of Lordsburg, NM; eight grandchildren, Adrianna, Christina, Arminda, Cerenna, Teresa, Jaidyn, Billy, and Brody; one great-grandson, Jay Anthony, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, Juan.

The holy rosary will begin Friday, September 1, 2017 at 4:30pm at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lordsburg, NM with Alice Ramirez reciting. The funeral mass will immediately follow at 5:00 p.m. with Father Jude Okonkwo officiating. Cremation will follow at Terrazas Crematory.

Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Terrazas Crematory “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777.

To send condolences visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

beth hand rsBeth Babers Hand, 81, Deming resident passed away peacefully Monday, August 28, 2017 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loved ones.

Beth was born February 29, 1936 in Alamogordo, New Mexico to Ed Babers and Esther Wilkerson Babers. She moved with her parents to Deming in 1937 where she grew up. She owned and operated a Chevron jobbership and seven retail Chevron service stations in Deming and successfully built and operated a crude oil production company in northern New Mexico where she lived for over forty years. She served on the board of directors for the Regina Water Association for many years.

Survivors include her children Mike Hand (Joanne) of El Paso, Texas; Janice Mosier (Danny), Nancy Leyba, Edward Hand (Tamara) and Walter Hand, all of Deming. She has 13 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death are her parents, Ed and Esther; husband, Walter Kenneth Hand and two sisters, Drucilla Jones and Bonnie Edwards.

Visitation will be Tuesday morning, September 5, 2017 from 10 to 11 at Baca's Funeral Chapel where funeral services will begin at 11 o' clock with Eddie Lopez of Pojaque officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels. Exclusive provider for "Veterans & Family Memorial Care". To sign the online guest book or to send a card, please visit our website at www.bacasfuneralchapels.com.

Stephen Nelson, 59, entered eternal rest Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City, NM.

Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

donna richins rsDonna F. Richins, 82, resident of Animas passed away Monday August 28, 2017 at her home.

Donna was born November 28, 1934 in Cardston, Alberta, Canada to Andrew and Melba (Samples) Franks. She has lived in Animas since 1959 and was a homemaker. Donna was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and enjoyed painting and doing arts and crafts. Her family especially remembers her as being an excellent baker.

She is survived by her husband Dean Richins of Animas; son Terrell J. Richins (Teresa) of Farmington; daughters, Carolyn Richins of Tempe, AZ, LaDonna Noakes of Flora Vista, NM; 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 1 son, Duane Dean Richins.

Visitation will be Friday morning at 10 o'clock at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Cotton City where funeral services will begin at 10:30. Interment will follow at the Cotton City LDS Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Terrill James Richins, Charles Duane Richins, Steven Michael Huddleston, Garth Wayne Knight, Clyde Wesley Richins, and Donald William Richins. Honorary bearers are Allen Noakes, Scott Richins, Caleb Richins, T.J. Richins, Eli Huddleston, Michael McDade, and Ronnie Peters.

benigno carillo rsBenigno Rodriguez Carrillo was called to go to work on the main line of Heaven's railroad by the Lord on Sunday August 27, 2017.

Benigno or "Benny" as he was known by his fellow railroad workers was born on February 13, 1930 to Maria Rodriguez and Ventura Carrillo in San Bernardo, Durango, Mexico. At a young age, Benigno came to the United States and worked on farms around the Clint and Fabens area in Texas. There he met a young lady named Anita Bañales who would become his wife of over 60 years.

Benigno and Anita eventually moved to New Mexico where Benigno worked on several cattle ranches and farms until he went to work for Southern Pacific Railroad until his retirement.

He enjoyed gardening around the house and planting trees around the yard. He seemed to have a green thumb as everything he planted flourished. He also cherished spending time with his many grandkids and loved playing with his dogs. Benigno attended St. Ann's Catholic Church and was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #4256.

Benigno is survived by his wife, Anita of the home; his sons, Armando Carrillo (Dora) of Deming, Genovevo Carrillo of Eagle Nest, New Mexico, Juan Carlos Carrillo (Tiffany) of Elko, Nevada and Antonio Carrillo of Deming; daughters, Irene Chavez (Victor Manuel) of Deming and Ana Maria Luera of Alamogordo, NM. He is also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Benigno was preceded in death by his parents, children, Ascensión Carrillo, Benigno Carrillo Jr, and Elvira Carrillo Valenzuela.

Visitation will be Friday afternoon, September 1, 2017 from 3 to 5 at Baca's Funeral Chapel. Rosary will follow that evening at St. Ann's Catholic Church at 7o'clock. Mass of the Christian Burial will be Saturday morning at10 o'clock at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Father Manuel Ibarra will officiate.

Pallbearers will be Armando. Genovevo, Juan Carlos Carrillo, Donnie Daniels, Jacob and Austin Carrillo. Honorary pallbearers will be local councils of the Knights of Columbus.

Coralee Barnes, 37, Deming resident passed away Saturday August 26, 2017 at Mesilla Valley Hospice in Las Cruces.

Coralee was born April 11, 1980 in Las Cruces to Nadene Barnes.

She is survived by her companion, Ernest Robin Dover of the home; son, David Austin Nickerson; daughter, Morgan Leeann Dover; mother, Nadene Barnes and grandmother, Pearlie Collins.

No services will take place as were her wishes. Cremation has been entrusted to Baca's Funeral Chapel.

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