Cleotilde Valdez, "Tillie," 89, of Wagon Mound, died on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at Colfax LTC in Springer.
Born Dec. 23, 1924, in Wagon Mound, daughter of Modesto and Deluvina Martinez.
She was a homemaker, and worked as a clerk at MacArthurs, then Martinez' Grocery in Wagon Mound. She also worked at the State Hospital and Walmart in Las Vegas, until she retired.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Agapito Valdez.
Survivors include two children, Deluvina Valdez Gries and Manuel Valdez, and five grandchildren.
Rosary services will be held at 11 a.m. and funeral services will be at noon Saturday at Santa Clara Church in Wagon Mound with Father C. John Brasher as celebrant. Burial of cremains will follow at the Santa Clara Cemetery in Wagon Mound.
Arrangements are under the direction of Rogers Mortuary.
Rogers Mortuary - Las Vegas
600 Reynolds Avenue
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Published in Las Vegas Optic on Feb. 28, 2014