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Alma J. Wiles, 92, of Red Rock, NM passed away on December 18, 2018 at her residence. A Memorial Service will be held at Bright Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 11:30 with Dr. Gilbert Arizaga officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery.    Jean, as she was known to her friends and family. She was born to Earl C. Haas and Alice Marie (Smith) Haas on September 13, 1926 in Kansas City, Kansas. During WWII she worked at Hercules powder plant where gun powder was made for the war effort, later she was employed as a secretary at Dunn and Bradstreet in Kansas City, Missouri. In the fall of 1949 she met James P. Wiles Sr.; they were married on December 2, 1949. They were married 55 years before his death in 2004. James operated a construction company and Jean was his faithful helpmate. In 1956 they purchased a farm in Desoto, Kansas, raising animals and farming until 1964, when they moved to Alaska for a short time. Upon their return to Kansas, they owned and operated a sporting goods store, before retiring to New Mexico in 1981. Two children were born to this union, Brenda Joy and James Parke Jr.  Jean was a gifted pianist as well as a loving mother and grandmother.

She leaves behind her two children, four grandchildren, Cynthia, Angela, Jonathan and Michelle, twelve great grandchildren, Amanda Chelsey, Savannah, Dimitris, Elijah, Tristin, Billy, Kay, Yahsua, Jourdan, Tzipporah and Jaxton, and one great great grandchild A.J.  She was preceeded in death by her parents, husband, one brother, William Haas. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, “Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends”, 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, NM 88061. Remembrances can be made at www.brightfuneral.net

Peter F. Baldonado, 69, a resident of Truth or Consequences, NM, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Sierra Health Care Center. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

Elisa Correa, 91, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her family.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Napoleon Sanchez, 86, a resident of Arenas Valley, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Fort Bayard Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Pablo H. Alvarado, 84, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

peru 02Eulalio Chavez Peru, 79, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Catalina Post Acute Care Center in Tucson, AZ. He was born March 30, 1939 in Gila, NM to Pedro Gallegos Peru and Luz Chavez Peru. Mr. Peru proudly served his country with the U.S. Army. He is survived by his loving wife Manuela Placencio Peru of the family home; one son, Eulalio P. Peru of Silver City; three grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two brothers, Joe Peru Las Cruces; Angel Peru and wife Julie of Arenas Valley; four sisters, Patty Baca of Santa Clara; Delia Alvarado of Bayard; Helen Maldonado of Silver City; Hope Gutierrez of Silver City; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Samuel Adan P. Peru, one sister, Tillie Silva. Visitation will be Friday, December 21 from 5-6 p.m. at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the holy rosary being recited by Deacon Bill Holguin to begin at 6pm. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Saturday, December 22 at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Oliver Obele officiating. Concluding service and interment will follow at Gila Mesa Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Angel Peru, Salvador Gutierrez, Tommy Maldonado, Gary Peru, Roger Silva, and Keith Brown. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

Manuel R. Galaz, 84, a resident of San Lorenzo, NM entered eternal rest Monday, December 17, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born February 20, 1934 in San Lorenzo, NM to Manuel Galaz and Margarita Valencia Galaz. He is survived by his loving wife Lydia M. Galaz of the family home; two sons, Sam Galaz of San Lorenzo; Alex Galaz of Los Lunas; one daughter, Louise Lara of Los Lunas, NM. The rosary will be recited at 9:30am on Friday, December 21 at San Lorenzo Catholic Church by Alex Lara. The Memorial Mass will follow at 10 a.m. with Father Mike Williams reciting. 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.

Manuel R. Galaz, 84, a resident of San Lorenzo, NM entered eternal rest Monday, December 17, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his family.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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