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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

jane bates 1jane bates youngJANUARY 6, 1942 ~ JUNE 24, 2019 
Jane Spencer Keeton was born January 6, 1942 in Bozeman, Montana to Dr. Roland G. Keeton and Marjorie Stewart Keeton. Jane grew up in Bozeman. She graduated with a degree in Art from Montana State University. She later attained her Masters in Psychology and her Doctorate in Counseling.

perea 02Samvictor G. Perea, 88, a life-long resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Friday, July 5, 2019 at his residence. He was born July 23, 1930 in Santa Rita, NM to Juan Bautista Perea and Edith G. Perea. He served in the Marine Corp from Aug 1946-Aug 1949 and Feb. 1953-Feb. 1955 in the Korean War.  He was in the Military Police and part of a machine gun squad. He was a production truck driver for Kennecott and retired after 30 years of service. His hobbies included making custom furniture, wood carving projects, drawing and painting, and playing fast pitch softball and watching his favorite baseball team on TV.  He was an avid dancer and enjoyed country music as well as Mexican ballads. He contributed his art abilities to the building of Penny Park in Silver City. He loved to travel and toward the end of his mother’s life he devoted himself to her care for the last 10 years of her life. He was a loving father with a big heart, wonderful sense of humor and will be sorely missed by all who knew him.

Freda M. Danser, 83, a resident of Mimbres, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, July 7, 2019 at her residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Robert O. “Rick” Rickerson, 77, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Mt. View Hospital in Las Cruces, NM. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777

Helen H. Martinez 64, of Vanadium, NM passed away Thursday July, 4 2019. Services are pending with Bright Funeral Home "Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends." 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, New Mexico. Phone 575-388-1911. Remembrances can be made at www.hbrightfuneral.net

robieFrank Edwin Robie 91, of Silver City, New Mexico passed away June 28, 2019. A Graveside Service will be held at Fort Bayard National Cemetery on Monday July 8, 2019 at 2:00 PM with Full Military Honors. Frank is survived by three of his sons, Charles Michael and his children Tavin, Kalie and Rashea, Kenneth Brian (Sheryl) and their daughter Debra, and Donald James (Julie) and their children Dana and Dylan and his grandson Mathew, with 11grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents Albione and Gertrude, his wife Florence, and first-born son Steven Allen.

vasquez 02Robert “Bobby” M. Vasquez, 75, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, June 27, 2019 at his mother’s residence. He was born July 23, 1943 in Silver City, NM to Manuel and Anita Mendoza Vasquez. Bobby’s life was a celebration of adventure from his big game hunts to his time working on cars. His happiest moments were time he spent with his best friends hunting, fishing, and an occasional cold frosty beverage. Bobby worked most of is life in the local mines. His passion for working on cars taught him fantastic skills that he shared with many of his friends and family. He always gave more than he received and even at the end of his life he gave us all the gift of happiness as he passed quietly to Heaven. He is survived by his loving wife Olivia of the family home; three daughters, Barbara Vasquez of Silver City; Janette Vasquez of Las Cruces; Rita Sanchez and husband Elias of Las Cruces; seven grandchildren, and thirteen great grandchildren; one sister, Irene Chacon of Silver City; numerous nieces and nephews.

Sam Galaz, 58, a resident of San Lorenzo, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Rose Medical Center in Denver, CO.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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