Obituary notices.

20180918 jose jaurequiJose V. Jaurequi, 86, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Monday, September 17, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born May 15, 1932 in Hurley, NM to Juan Jaurequi and Luisa Villalobos. Jose "Sejo" was for the biggest part of his life a devout family man. Sejo’s most important facet in his life was God, family, and his art. He also enjoyed fishing and camping with his family. Joe was well known for his artwork, sand paintings, and his sculptures. During his last years he undertook the "Santero" art form which was very evident in his work. All his family is very proud of his popular artwork.

He is survived by his loving wife, Consuelo Jaurequi; two sons, Ruben Jaurequi (Denise) of Arenas Valley, NM; and Joe Parra (Cecilia) of Santa Clara, NM; two daughters, Rosie Salas (Ventura) of Rio Rancho, NM; and Sandra Ortiz (Samuel) of Alamogordo, NM; two brothers, Alex "Guerro" Jaurequi (Patty) of Silver City, NM; and Frankie Jaurequi (Maxine) of Las Cruces, NM; two sisters, Teresa Cervantes of Tucson, AZ; and Mary Archuleta (Arthur) of Silver City, NM; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Joe and Sammy Jaurequi; two brothers, Ignacio "Nacho" Jaurequi (Celia); and Juan Jaurequi (Mary Ann); two sisters, Carmen Quintanar (Alfredo "Chapo"); and Anita Madrid (Vital).

Visitation will be Thursday, September 20th from 5-6pm at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the holy rosary being recited at 6pm by April Salas Villacaña. Pallbearers will be Ventura Salas Jr., Danny Ortiz, Ruben Jaurequi Jr., Ruben Jaurequi III, Weston West, Josiah Legarda, and Dominic Salas. Honorary pallbearers will be extended family members.

A funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, September 21st at 10am at St. Vincent Catholic Church with Father Arthur McDonald officiating. Interment will follow at St. Vincent Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

Jose Jaurequi, 86, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Monday, September 17, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Geraldine Fitzsimmons, 88, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at her residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070

Dolores Himaya, 63, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Friday, September 14, 2018 at her residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070

fernando rodriguezFernando Rodriguez, 41, of Bayard passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018.

Cremation has been entrusted to Baca’s Funeral Chapels. A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at ten o’clock in the morning at the Santa Clara Catholic Church.
Officiating will be Father Robert Becerra.

Clarence Coulson Jr., 71, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

ike brown rsHarold "Ike" Brown Sr. 96 formerly of Buckhorn, NM passed away Monday, September 10, 2018 at Fort Bayard Medical Center. A Graveside Service will be held at Mesa Cemetery on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Viewing will begin at 10:30 a.m. Full Military Honors and Mr. Don White will be officiating.

zekeyoung zekeEzequiel "Zeke" Polanco Santa Maria entered peacefully into eternal rest at his home on Saturday, September 8, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Zeke was born in Vanadium, New Mexico on January 28, 1942 to Ezequiel and Soledad Santa Maria. A graduate of Cobre High School and Western New Mexico University, He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and a lifelong resident of Bayard. He proudly served his country as a combat medic in the Vietnam War, and was honorably discharged in 1966.

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