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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

tony madrid rsTony Pedro Madrid, 27, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, June 10, 2018 in Wilcox, AZ.

He was born August 9, 1990 in Tucson, AZ.

Donald Elliott Kennedy, 95, Rapid City, SD, died Friday June 15, 2018 at Rapid City Regional Hospice House. He was born July 23, 1922 in Gary, SD to John Elliott and Mary Elizabeth (Ellefson) Kennedy. He is survived by his wife, Carol Ann (Bloom) Kennedy, Rapid City, SD and his sons, Matt and Cory.

Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. (MDT), Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home, Rapid City, SD. Condolences may be conveyed to the family at behrenswilson.com

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Patsy Jo Ann Robertson, 81, A resident of Arenas Valley, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, June 9, 2018 at her residence.

She was born November 2, 1936 in Alva, OK to Elmer D. and Lola Readnour Cates.

Poem found in her baby book – Author Unknown.

oscar tarango rsOscar Magdaleno "Ozzy" Tarango, 16, passed away Sunday June 10, 2018 in Lordsburg.

Oscar was born July 1, 2001 in El Paso, Texas to Santiago G. and Esperanza (Barboza) Tarango. He lived in Lordsburg most of his life and most recently he had just finished his Junior year at Rio Rancho High School in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. He enjoyed music and writing and always seemed to stay active and busy.

anita ordonez rsAnita D. Ordonez, 62, Deming resident passed away Friday June 15, 2018 at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces.

Anita was born May 12, 1956 to Clorinda Sandoval Dodds and Refugio Ochoa Ordonez in Silver City. She was employed with the HELP program working for the Rainbow, Corner Escuelita and TLC for over 25 years. She was so dedicated to her children, she spent countless hours with them. Anita will be remembered for her cooking, and the love she shared with her family.

jose aguilar rsJose Daniel Aguilar Jr., affectionately known as "Chacho" or "Hozer" to many, of Silver City, NM passed away with his family by his side on Saturday, May 26, 2018.

Jose was born May 13, 1960 to Danny and Irene Aguilar in San Jose, CA where he spent most of his life.

alejandro gandara rsAlejandro P. Gandara, 88, a resident of Lordsburg, NM entered eternal rest Monday, June 11, 2018 at Fort Bayard Medical Center.

He was born in Valedon, NM to Francisco and Angelica Peña Gandara.

lena wright 1 rslena wright 2 rsLena Mae Wright, 93, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Monday, June 11, 2018 at Fort Bayard Medical Center.

She was born November 28, 1924 in Bisbee, AZ to Albert A. and Adeline Croff Lasater.

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