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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

hinostroza 02Jose A. Hinostroza (El Chapo) born April 29, 1936 passed peacefully in his sleep on October 4, 2019. Jose was born and raised in Mexico. As a young man, Jose became an American Citizen and worked at Sharon Steel Corporation in Fierro, NM. until he retired. Jose is survived by his companion of forty years, Isabel Macias of the family home. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. His funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, October 10 at 10am at Santa Clara Catholic Church with Father Casmir Anozie officiating. Concluding service and interment will follow at Santa Clara cemetery. Pallbearers will be Benjamin Y. Martinez, John George Martinez, Mason Martinez, Alejandro Del Llano, Rigoberto Rodriguez, and Reyne Arsola. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

Jose Hinostroza, 83, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Friday, October 4, 2019 at Silver City Care Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

quevedo 03Surrounded by his loved ones, Pete Carrizozo Quevedo, aka “Tata” by his grandchildren, journeyed home to be with the Lord on October 1, 2019.  He was born on December 14, 1930 in Lordsburg (town of Valedon), New Mexico. He was preceded in death by his parents, Angel & Eduviques Quevedo, his stepfather whom he also loved as a dad, Manuel Nevarez, his loving wife, Corinne Alarid Quevedo, his siblings, Angelita Ortiz, Manuel Quevedo, Chelo Torres, Elvira Lopez, and Emilio “Lefty” Quevedo. 

He is survived by his sister, Anita Nevarez Gomez and sister in-law, Nellie Quevedo, his children, Larry Quevedo (Sally) Barbara Escudero (Larry) and Rodrigo Quevedo (Bernadette), his grandchildren, Angel Quevedo (Teresa), Evelyn Stevenson (Rodney), Lori Ortiz (Eric), Lila Torres (Narciso “Cecil”), Lawrence “Tubby” Escudero (Christina Garcia), Michelle Marquez (Danny Ray), Elizabeth Quevedo (Adrian Montes), Corrina Quevedo (Jeff Guzman), Jessica Lopez (Julian Yanez) Anjelica Holguin (Zack), Denise Dominguez (Joe Manuel) & Gabriela “Gabby” Brusuelas (Thai Van Do), 41 great-grandchildren & 4 great great-grandchildren. 

osborn 01Gordon Michael Osborn, 78, a resident of Silver City, New Mexico, entered eternal rest Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  

Mike was born April 13, 1941 in Phoenix, Arizona to Gordon Osborn and Myrtle Kappes Osborn. He served with the Phoenix Fire Department for over thirty years and retired at the rank of Captain. An avid and accomplished outdoorsman, Mike loved nature, hunting and fishing throughout his life. Over the years, he built and cherished countless friendships. He possessed a big heart, an ever-present sense of humor and a generous nature that endeared him to people from every walk of life. 

Mike is survived by two daughters, Theresa Crotty (Husband Mike) of Phoenix, Arizona and Vickie Oglesby (husband Kevin) of Oviedo, Florida and his son Robert Osborn (partner Michele Harvey) of Dewey, Arizona, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren, one brother, .Jim Osborn (wife Barbara) of Globe, Arizona and a sister, Catherine Osborn of Gilbert, Arizona. He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife Carol Osborn (Jan. 2019), two sons, Michael and Greg Osborn, one brother, John Osborn and one sister, Sydney Ambrose.  

Sara Derma, 87, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Monday, September 30, 2019 at her residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

Pete Quevedo, 88, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

erickson 02Mark Erickson died early Monday morning, September 30, 2019, at his home in Silver City. He was 73 years old. He was born in Fullerton California to Margaret Eadington Erickson and Edwin Joseph Erickson. He grew up learning about agriculture in the family’s citrus orchards and being able to drive farm vehicles as soon as he was tall enough to reach the brake and gas pedals was a great incentive as was learning Spanish from some of the workers.

Mark had many interests and talents. A gifted musician, Mark particularly loved playing bluegrass music and was a member of a bluegrass band in the LA area. Before moving to New Mexico, Mark built custom “hot rods” and dune buggies. He was a prototype machinist and member of the team that designed and built the docking mechanisms for NASA’s Apollo space program. After completing his college degree, he became a journeyman electrician, certified master mechanic, and taught mine-mill and construction technologies at Western New Mexico University. 

deaton 04Lily C. Deaton, 90, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Silver City Care Center. She was born November 24, 1928 in Lordsburg, NM to Ballard and Minnie C. McNeil. She had a good life and always had a beautiful smile. She loved her family, her hobbies, and to garden. She fought a long battle and is at peace now. She will be missed by all who knew her. She is survived by two daughters, Brenda Gardner of Bayard; Sandra McDougall of New Jersey; granddaughter, Christina Barker of CA; great granddaughter, Kaitlyn Barker of CA; grandson, James McDougall of New Jersey; her nephew, Rodger Huffman and wife Michele; her sisters in-law, Yvonne McNeil, Jacklyn McNeil, and Patricia McNeil. 

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