Aurora Bustos(1930 - 2013)

AURORA BUSTOS, 83, a lifelong resident of Deming passed away Saturday June 8, 2013 at her home.
Visitation will be this afternoon from 3 to 6 at Baca's Funeral Chapel where a prayer vigil will begin at 6 o'clock this evening. Cremation will follow and a memorial service will be Wednesday morning at 11 at Baca's Funeral Chapel with Rev. Larimore K. Wickett, Pastor of First Presbyterian Church officiating. Inurnment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery.
Aurora was born June 2, 1930 in Tererro, New Mexico to Martin and Emilia (Garcia) Bustos. Over the years Aurora had worked at Deming Packing Company, Auburn Rubber Company, and was a bartender at Western Bar for many years. She also worked at Border Foods, Deming Senior Center and later was a volunteer companion at the senior center. She loved being around her family and grandchildren and especially loved playing bingo and listening and dancing to her favorite music.
She is survived by her daughters, Emilia Torres, Irene Zapata (Manuel), Olga Villa, Cecilia Dal-Ben, and Socorro Granillo (Sergio) all of Deming; 13 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren, and 12 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Pedro G. Ramirez, brother Julian Betancourt, sister Paula Villa, 2 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Honorary bearers are Sergio Granillo Sr., Manuel Zapata, Martin Ramirez, Ronald Milo, LeRoy Madrid, Gary Torres, Donald Bustos, Manuel Flores, Sergio Granillo Jr., Freddy Orozco, and Justin M. Gutierrez.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home, Mimbres Valley Hospice, Premier Care and staff, and Monica for their special care given to Aurora.
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811 S. Gold Ave., Deming, NM 88030. Phone: 575-546-9671

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Baca's Funeral Chapels
811 South Gold Avenue Deming, NM 88030
(575) 546-9671

Published in Deming Headlight on June 11, 2013