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Obituaries

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hatfield 02Kenneth Gerald Hatfield, 97, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. He was born January 13, 1922 in Sebewa Township, Michigan to Lyle Henry and Nellie Mae Hatfield. He is survived by his loving wife Kyung-Ok of the family home; one son, Yul Chang; one daughter, Sunae Chang. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Eldon Lowell Hatfield. A Memorial Service will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 22nd at Terrazas Funeral Chapels at 1 p.m. with Pastor Joseph Gros officiating. Cremation has taken place at Terrazas Crematory. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Crematory “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777.  To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

fraser picRobert Andrew Fraser entered eternal rest on Friday, January 11, 2019 at the family home after a long battle with cancer. A Celebration of life will be held Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at the family home at #4 Aztec, Hurley, New Mexico. He was surrounded by his family and close friends. Robert was born May 1975 in El Paso, Texas. He is survived by his loving wife Francis Chappell/Fraser of the family home, mother Sue Fraser of Hurley, NM., sons Cody Barnes (Melissa) of Montgomery, TX., Ryan Andrew “Drew” Fraser of Silver City, NM., Kyle Waldrop (Amanda) of Hurley, NM., Crista Waldrop of Deming, NM., sister Abbey Townsend (Shane) of Silver City, NM, sister in spirit Janice Miller of Hurley, NM, nephews Tucker Fraser and Keith Townsend of Silver City, NM, grandchildren Emmett Barnes, Aiden Waldrop and Carsyn Smith. Two previous wives Joyce Rico (Patrick) of Las Cruces, NM and Amber Cotton of Silver City, NM, and many uncles, aunts and cousins. Robert was preceeded in death by his father James A. “Jim” Fraser, two sisters Mary Alice and Rebecca Ann, Grandparents James and Hazel Fraser and Charles and Margie Bailey.

sepulveda 01Rudy Zapata Sepulveda, 62, a resident of San Lorenzo, NM entered eternal rest Friday, January 11, 2019 at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born January 3, 1957 to Raul M. Sepulveda and Luz Zapata Sepulveda in Silver City, NM. He was a true blue Mimbreño. He enjoyed cattle ranching. Rudy was an All around Cowboy and a very loyal friend to all who knew him. Loved being surrounded by family and friends.  He will be greatly missed by all. He is survived by his wife of 37yrs, Mary P. Sepulveda of Silver City; two sons, Daniel Cordova and wife Jessica of Albuquerque; Rudy Sepulveda Jr. and companion Kaissa Duran of Bayard; two daughters, Tenisha Jimenez and husband Ralph of Mimbres; Luz Sepulveda of Bayard; six grandchildren, Ajahamae, Yzaiah, Zayden, Savannah, EJ, and Saul; two brothers, Gilbert Jimenez and wife Michelle of Hurley; Toy Sepulveda and wife Delia of San Lorenzo; one sister, Esther Sepulveda Ortiz and husband Robert of San Lorenzo; special cousin, Johnny Zapata; special sister-in-law, Sylvia Sierra; several nieces and nephews.  A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, January16 at 10:30am at the Sepulveda cemetery with Deacon Bill Holguin officiating. Pallbearers will be Dennis Chavez, Johnny Zapata, Charlie Ortiz, Bernie Salaiz , Zeb Ortiz, and Anthony Cameron. Honorary pallbearers will be Kevin and Kyren Sierra, Bobby Zapata, Troy Hupp, Matthew Flores, Dan and Diego Chavez, and Michael Alcorta. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

osborn 01Carol T. Rosenquist Osborn, 77, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Mesilla Valley Hospice in Las Cruces, NM.  She was born January 3, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan to Waldo and Emily Diott Rosenquist. She is survived by her loving husband, Mike Osborn of Silver City; one son, Robert T. Osborn and companion Michele Harvey; two daughters, Theresa Crotty and husband Michael of Phoenix, AZ; Vickie Oglesby and husband Michael of Oviedo, FL; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert Rosenquist and wife Lori of Phoenix, AZ; numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, Michael and Greg Osborn; one brother, Jack Rosenquist; one sister, Mary Lou Russell. The holy rosary will be celebrated on Friday, January 18 at 6 p.m. at Terrazas Funeral Chapels being recited by Deacon Bill Holguin. On Saturday, January 19 the funeral liturgy will take place at St. Francis Newman Center at 10 a.m. with Father Bartholomew Ezenwelem officiating. Concluding service and interment will follow at Pinos Altos cemetery. In lieu of flowers family is requesting donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Arrangements are with Terrazs Funeral Chapels “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

Rudy Z. Sepulveda, 62, a resident Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Friday, January 11, 2019 at Gila Regional Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

rogers 02Patricia Ruth Rogers, age 90 passed away on January 11, 2019 at her home in Silver City surrounded by her loving family. Patricia was born March 16th, 1928 in Denver, Colorado. Her early years were spent in Colorado and El Paso, Texas as her father, Richard D. Pearson worked for the railroad. Her first job was a switchboard operator at Ft. Bliss, Texas. She later worked for Kennecott Copper Corporation as a clerk typist, a smelter weigh master and in industrial relations  She retired from Phelps Dodge in 1990. She was a homemaker and loving mother. She served as a Worthy Matron in Eastern Star and a past Mother Advisor for the Hurley Rainbow assembly. She enjoyed bowling and camping with her family. In her later years, she developed a passion for reading. She loved studying her Bible and learning more about spiritual life. She was a member of the Silver City church of Christ and enjoyed being around her church family. On June 11, 1946, she married the love of her life, James Robert Rogers and they shared 60 years of marriage.  She was a kind, caring person who brought joy to all who knew her. She was proud to be a member of the “Rogers” family and enjoyed all those large family gatherings.                 

Patricia Ruth Rogers, 90, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest January 11, 2019 at her residence.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

garlow 02James D. Garlow, 97 passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 7 in Silver City. He was born in Montreal, Canada on November 8, 1921 to Agnus and Mabel Garlow. He married his sweetie Helen Adams on October 29, 1924, they celebrated their 76th wedding anniversary with family and friends last October. James served in the Army in World War II from 1942-1944. Once he was back home in Michigan, he started his own construction business. They brought four children into this world, James Donald, Thomas Richard, Gerald Lee and Susan Ann. In 1965, James and Helen moved their family to New Mexico for James’ health. James loved spending time with is family fishing, camping, and using his metal detector. Being a member of sixth Street Baptist Church for 40 years, he was an usher, teller and teacher of R.A.’s. When the decision was made to build anew church, James and many other members of the congregation helped build Indian Hills Baptist Church, where he attended until his health prevented it. He will be greatly missed by his family and grandchildren, oh how he loved his grandchildren!

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