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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

Harry Hildebrand, 74, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, December 1, 2019 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Robert W. Doeling, 87, passed away Friday, November 29, 2019 in his home in Hanover, NM. With him when he passed was his daughter Virginia Thomas, with her husband Mark Thomas, and his grandson Ryan Thomas. He was a loyal husband, loving father, and admirable grandfather. Robert was born in Denver, CO in 1932. Robert married the love of his life, Evelyn Doeling on September 1, 1956 and together raised four children, William Doeling, Catherine Sherman, Mathew Doeling and Virginia Thomas. Among those children have brought wonderful grandchildren to share his love. 

Robert spent many of his days taking care of those who he loved the most. His love for his wife was like a love you would read about in a romance novel. He had the biggest heart, and warmest laugh that could bring a smile to anyone’s face. Every year for Christmas, he created amazing memories by cutting down a Christmas tree off his property with his grandkids. He would spend his time in his leather shop and was happy to share that time with his grandkids, inviting them to help. He enjoyed riding his horses on different trails, with his wife and later with his grandkids. Robert Doeling lived a life of faith, love and adventure. 

Gerald D. Heien, 82, a resident of Hurley, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, November 28, 2019 at his residence.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Stephen Laney, 66, a resident of Luna, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Silver City Care Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Manuel D. Alvarado, 76, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at Gila Regional Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

kirchhofEdward A. Kirchhof, Jr. 84, born July 14, 1935 of Pinos Altos passed away on Monday, November 18, 2019 in Silver City, New Mexico. 

Funeral services will be held 2:00 at Bright Funeral Home Chapel on December 5, 2019. Interment will follow at Pinos Altos Cemetery.  

Edward A. Kirchoff, Jr is survived by his wife Gail R. Davis-Kirchoff of 14 years of marriage, also sisters, Elizabeth Kirchhof, Bernadette Kirchhof, and a brother Frank Kirchhof. Daughters, Michelle and Pamela and one son John. Many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

palmer 01Annabelle Palmer, 76, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Monday, November 25, 2019 at Silver City Care Center. She was born April 16, 1943 in Mattoon, Illinois to Flossie Ealy. Annabelle enjoyed playing solitaire, bingo, making puzzles and watching Nascar. She is survived by two sons, James Palmer of Bayard; Randy Palmer and wife Berna of Santa Clara; nine grandchildren, Maria Marken, Josh Palmer, Amanda Palmer, Sarah Clements, Austin Palmer, Eric Martin, Joclynn Palmer, Jayme Palmer, and Miranda Mead; seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, on daughter, Elizabeth Palmer Carpenter; one sister, Deanna Wagoner and a niece, Lisa Wagoner. No service will be held at her request. 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.

chavez 02 1Andres “Andy” Moreno Chavez, 68, a resident of Fierro, NM entered eternal rest Friday, November 22, 2019 at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born November 30, 1950 in Santa Rita, NM to Hilario Chavez and Ignacia Moreno Chavez. Andy proudly served his country with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. He is survived by his loving wife Idalia “Dolly” Chavez of the family home; two sons, Andy Alejandro Chavez of Hanover; Dustin Medina of Safford, AZ; two daughters, Audrey Chavez of Hurley; Diane Chavez of Bayard; eight grandchildren, Erin, Alyssia, Delilah, Angelena, Mary Jane, Jocelyn, Zriah, and Caden; three sisters; special aunt, Juanita Escobar of Silver City. 

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