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eva feeEva Lorraine Fee, 81, of Deming, NM passed away Friday December 29, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM.

Eva Lorraine Fee (Watson) was born November 11, 1936 to William and Louise Watson in Somerville, Indiana.

Throughout her life Eva was a police officer, manager of numerous gas stations, worked at Peg’s Western Wear, bus driver, and in mobile home sales. Her most rewarding part of her life was being a wife, mother, grandma, and great grandma. She loved playing games with her grandkids and great grandkids. She was very much loved by her whole family as well as friends.

Eva is survived by her husband Randall Fee, son; Richard Edward Young (Claudia) of Germany, daughter; Vickie Lynn Dowd of Deming, son; John William Fee (Tracy) of Deming, daughter; Tina Louise Remondini (Frankie) of Deming, and son; Jamie Fee of Las Cruces, 11 grandchildren: Kristy Young, Jason Young, Jerry Lovelace, Terry Lovelace (Lisa), Lindsey Fee (David Hooks), John Fee Jr. (Shelby), Holly Perrault (Adam), Kevin Remondini (Maria), Rachel Young, Gwendolyn Young, Samuel Young and 17 great grandchildren: A.J, Alanna, David, Jazmyne, Easton, Preston, Persephone, Jayda, Matthew, Savannah, Saylor, Katlyn, Ethan, Robert, Dillion, James and Damian.

She was preceded in death by her parents, TeAta Rose (sister), Leon and Larry (brothers) and grandson Robert Hinkle.

A Memorial Service will be held Thursday January 4, 2017 at 5 o’clock in the evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels with Josh Hunt, Pastor of Salem Baptist Church officiating. Cremation has been entrusted to Baca’s Mimbres Crematory.

Edward Cosper, 93, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Friday, January 5, 2018 at the Bee Hive Home in Santa Clara, NM.

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

mortensons rsMary Lois Mortenson, 85, recently passed away in Hereford, AZ after a long illness. Raymond B. Mortenson, 87, passed away peacefully in his sleep, also in Hereford.

Mary and Raymond were former residents of Cliff and the Silver City area since 1972. They moved back to Arizona in May of 2015.

Mary was born in the Chiricahua Mountains in Arizona and grew up in Elfrida, AZ after moving around a lot as a young child. Mary was the 11th child out of 13. Raymond was born in Pomerene, Ariz., and lived in various places such as Elfrida and Mesa, Ariz., before settling in Bisbee, Ariz., after his discharge from the Army.

Mary married Raymond in 1950. They resided in Bisbee, AZ from 1953 until 1972. Mary was a wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker. Mary is survived by her daughter, Linda Rogers, granddaughter, Lyndsey Mortenson, grandson, Christopher Mortenson, and great granddaughter, Zoe Lynn, brothers Harold Dees, Earl (Ellen) Dees, and sisters in law Doris and Phylis Dees.

Raymond was a decorated Korean War Army veteran who went to work for Phelps Dodge in Bisbee, Ariz., in January 1954. Raymond was transferred to Tyrone in 1972. He continued working for Phelps Dodge until his retirement in 1983. He never missed a day of work his entire work career.

Raymond and Mary Lois moved to Cliff in 1982. After living in Cliff for 28 years, Raymond and Mary moved to Silver City, then to Santa Clara. In May 2015, they moved back to Arizona.

Raymond loved working with his hands. He loved building things, fishing, and being outdoors puttering in his garden. He was always ready to lend a hand to anyone needing help.

He was a loving father and grandfather. Raymond is survived by his daughter, Linda Rogers; grandson, Christopher Mortenson; granddaughter, Lyndsey Mortenson; and great-granddaughter, Zoe Lynn.

Raymond was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Marty and Lloyd Mortenson; and his sisters, Norma Howard and Ila Reynolds.

Raymond was very fond of dogs.

Raymond preceded Mary in death, but a dual graveside service for them will be held Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Mesa Cemetery in Gila, NM.

Cremation has taken place.

Also preceding Mary in death were their son, Jerry Mortenson, son-in-law Richard A. Rogers, and ten brothers and sisters.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the High Desert Humane Society, PO Box 1973, Silver City, NM 88062.

Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, "Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends", 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, NM, 575-388-1911.

Remembrances can be made to www.brightfuneral.net

Felix G. Sandoval, 62, a resident of Vanadium, NM, entered eternal rest Thursday, January 4, 2018 at his residence.

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

genevieve f. madrid gonzales rsGenevieve "Jenny" F. Madrid-Gonzales, 55, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her family.

She was born October 4, 1962 in Orange County, CA to Rumaldo H. and Nellie Flores Madrid.

Jenny loved the time she spent with her grandkids. She loved listening to her music and dancing. Her home and her children were her pride and joy.

She is survived by her husband Robert O. Gonzales of the family home; five children, Lisa M Sosaya (Vincent), Patricia Gonzales, Joann Gonzales, Robert Gonzales Jr. (Vanessa), Alfredo Madrid and daughter Joann Madrid; twenty grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Michael, Abran and Richard Madrid.

Visitation will be Monday, January 8 from 5-6 pm at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the holy rosary to begin at 6 pm. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 9 at 10 am at St. Vincent de Paul with Father Oliver Obele officiating. Cremation will take 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.

Salvador Lara Gomez, 73, a resident of Columbus, NM entered eternal rest on Wednesday, January 3, 2017 in Deming, NM.

Arrangement are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070

Cynthia Mangini, 65, a resident of Eloy, AZ entered eternal rest on Wednesday, January 3, 2017 in Deming, NM.

Arrangement are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070

Robert Pinkham, 68, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at his residence.

Arrangement are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070

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