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Rosa Perez Orquiz, 81, a longtime resident of Deming passed away Wednesday morning, December 28, 2011 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital.
Visitation will be Friday December 30, 2011 beginning at 12 pm at the New Life Apostolic Church, 606 South Grand Avenue where funeral services will begin at 1 o'clock with Pastor Jose Ramirez officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery.
Rosa was born August 19, 1930 in Vinton, Texas to Daniel and Elena (Rivera) Perez. She was a homemaker and a lifelong member of the New Life Apostolic Church. Her family remembers her as being a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
She is survived by her daughters, Mary O. Ramirez and her husband Jose, Natalie O. Pacheco and her husband Fred, Delilah O. Rojo and her husband Ramon; her sons, Manuel P. Orquiz Jr. and his wife Sylvia, David P. Orquiz and Michael A. Orquiz all of Deming; 2 brothers, Daniel Perez of Arizona, Tony Perez and his wife Doris of Deming; 2 sisters, Natividad Villegas of Kenai, Alaska, Sally Alvarez and her husband Sammy of Deming; 14 grandchildren 15 great grandchildren. Rosa was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel D. Orquiz Sr., daughter in law Kathleen A. Orquiz, great grandson Anthony Garcia and several brothers and sisters.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Manny A. Orquiz III "Peeper", Phillip Orquiz, Alfred John Pacheco, Raymond Phillip Pacheco, Ricardo Orquiz, David Orquiz, Joey Ramirez and Andrew Rojo.
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