Las Cruces Sun-News Obituaries

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November 19, 2017

James Edward Thomas

James Edward Thomas

Las Cruces, NM

James Edward Thomas (1942-2017) passed away on September 21, 2017. He is survived by his daughter, Yvonne Thomas of Tomball, TX; son, Shane Thomas and granddaughter Serena of Las Cruces, NM; sister Lillian Cagle and her husband, Bob, of Eureka, IL; sister Carol Crutchley of...

Irving "Bubby" Wolf

Irving "Bubby" Wolf

Las Cruces, NM

Irving "Bubby" Wolf, 91, of Las Cruces, NM, passed away peacefully on November 16, 2017 in Las Cruces.Irving was born in Louisville, Kentucky on 5/13/1926. He was married to Harriett Rotberg Wolf on June 22, 1958 in Evanston, Illinois. He graduated from Sullivan High School in...

November 18, 2017

Sandra P. Chavez

Sandra P. Chavez

Las Cruces, NM

SANDRA P. CHAVEZ, age 47, lifelong resident of Las Cruces passed from this life on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. She was born August 12, 1970 to Salvador and Natalia Parra Chavez. Sandra was a member of the Catholic...

Johnny Lopez Jr.

Johnny Lopez Jr.

Las Cruces, NM

Johnny Lopez Jr, 27 of Las Cruces NM, was received by the Lord on November 12, 2017. in Las Cruces. Johnny Lopez Jr was born in Las Cruces to Johnny Lopez Sr and Thelma Lopez on March 12, 1990. He attended Las Cruces High School and graduated May with Class of 2008. He is a US...

Abelardo Arras Martinez

Abelardo Arras Martinez

Las Cruces, NM

Abelardo Arras Martinez, known to friends as "Abel," passed away to join our heavenly father on November 16, 2017, at the age of 57 years. Abel was born May 31, 1960 in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Abel was loved, adored, and respected for his hardworking ethics, fearless...

November 17, 2017

Charlotte K Gregory

Charlotte K Gregory

Las Cruces, NM

Our beloved daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, CHARLOTTE K. GREGORY, age 56, of Las Cruces entered eternal life on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 20, 1961 in Oklahoma City, OK to...

Bessie Jones

Bessie Jones

Las Cruces, NM

Bessie Jones, 85, died peacefully November 13, 2017 in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She was born November 19, 1931 in Tucson, Arizona in the small community of Binghamton, AZ to Francis and Florence Stock. She is preceded in death by her husband, Howard Ray Jones, married 64 years,...

Michael Anthony Portugal

Michael Anthony Portugal

Las Cruces, NM

MICHAEL ANTHONY PORTUGAL, age 43, of Las Cruces passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017 at his home. He was born August 20, 1974 in Prescott, Arizona to Walter and Lee Nicholson Portugal. Survivors include a son, Geoffrey Portugal and a daughter, Gina Portugal both of Las...

November 15, 2017

Reynalda L Cabellero

Reynalda L Cabellero

Deming, NM

Reynalda L. Caballero, 82, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Friday, November 10, 2017 at her residence with her family by her side. Reynalda was born on March 23, 1935 to Antonio Lucero and Clara Vargas in Las Cruces, Mexico. She was a homemaker her whole life....

Socorro Flores

Socorro Flores

Las Cruces, NM

SOCORRO FLORES, age 83 of Mesilla Park, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, passed away peacefully on November 11, 2017 surrounded by his family. Socorro was born on September 22, 1934. An avid rancher and farmer, he also enjoyed watching sports and playing...

Jesus Jose "JJ, Chuchan, Pelon" Lujan

Jesus Jose "JJ, Chuchan, Pelon" Lujan

Las Cruces, NM

JESUS JOSE "JJ" "CHUCHAN" "PELON" LUJAN, age 89, of Mesquite entered eternal life on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at his home. He was born April 3, 1928 in Mesilla to Jesus Jose and Maria Martinez Lujan. "JJ", "CHUCHAN" or "PELON" as he was fondly known to his family and...

Ruth M. Moralez

Ruth M. Moralez

Las Cruces, NM

Ruth M. Moralez, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and educator lived for 79 years. She passed away peacefully, in her sleep, on October 30, 2017. A private Christian Catholic Prayer service was celebrated on November 8, 2017. Mass Intention will be on November 30, 2017 at...

Jesus M Rodriguez

Jesus M Rodriguez

Silver City, NM

Jesus M. Rodriguez, 49, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, November 9, 2017 at his residence. He was born January 9, 1968 in Silver City, NM to Jose M. Rodriguez and Martha Hernandez. For everyone who knew Jesse (Chuy) knew how much he loved his...

Martha Loraine Smith (Wellborn)

Martha Loraine Smith (Wellborn)

Silver City, NM

Martha Loraine Wellborn Smith of Silver City, NM died at her home on November 11, 2017 due to complications from pulmonary lung disease at the age of 87. Memorial Service will be held at Bright Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday November 21, 2017 at 11:00am. A private burial will...

Diane Lyn Tasker

Diane Lyn Tasker

Las Cruces, NM

DIANE LYN TASKER, resident of Las Cruces, NM, passed peacefully at her home on November 12, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loved ones. Diane was born on December 17, 1949. She was raised in Hobbs, NM and then earned her Master...

November 12, 2017

Heriberto Lujan III

Heriberto Lujan III

Las Cruces, NM

Heriberto (Eddie) M. Lujan III, 73, of Doña Ana, NM passed away on November 8, 2017. Eddie was born on October 17, 1944 in El Paso, TX. He worked for Sara Lee for 28 years before his retirement, and worked for the Las Cruces Public Schools for a few years after his...

Mary Malone

Mary Malone

Las Cruces, NM

We are saddened to announce the passing of Mary Jane Malone, 50 of Las Cruces, NM. She entered eternal life Saturday, November 5, 2017 at Lovelace Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born August 3. 1967 in Las Cruces to Steven L. Malone and Gloria R. Malone both of Las Cruces....

Mary Orona

Mary Orona

Deming, NM

It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Mary Chaires Orona, age 73, of Lordsburg on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital in Deming. She was born May 26, 1944 in Lordsburg...

Lewis Topliff

Lewis Topliff

Las Cruces, NM

Lewis Henry Topliff (aged 91 years, 9 months, and 1 day) went to be with the Lord on November 03, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on February 03, 1926, to Henry Newton Topliff and Leona Agnes Birdsell Topliff in Jewell County, Kansas. He was the owner of...

Feliciana Triviso

Feliciana Triviso

Santa Clara, NM

Feliciana B. Triviso, 93, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born September 11, 1924 in Silver City to Jose and Louisa Nieves Benavides. Feliciana known by all Chanita, was a longtime resident...

November 10, 2017

November 8, 2017

Salvador Gonzalez

Salvador Gonzalez

Las Cruces, NM

Salvador S. Gonzalez 1936 - 2017 Salvador "Sal" Gonzalez, 81, passed away November 2, 2017. Sal was born in Anthony, New Mexico, on September 27, 1936, to Consuelo and Enrique Gonzalez. While at Gadsden High School, he began an athletic career which would be his lifetime...

Jose Martinez

Jose Martinez

Las Cruces, NM

Jose Cruz Martinez, age 85, of Las Cruces passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born March 3, 1932 in Rodeo, Durango, Mexico to Reymundo and Juanita Simental Martinez. Jose was employed as a maintenance man and was a member of the Roman...

November 7, 2017

Richard Parish

Richard Parish

Las Cruces, NM

Richard N. Parish (Dick) went home in the arms of our heavenly father on November 3, 2017. Richard was born on February 15, 1936, the son of Leroy I. Parish and Marie M. Parish (Myers) of Edinburgh, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest of seven children and was preceded in...

November 6, 2017

Guadalupe Nieto

Guadalupe Nieto

Chamberino, NM

Our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Guadalupe "Lupe" Quiroga Nieto, age 85, lifelong resident of Chamberino passed away Monday, October 30, 2017 at La Posada-Mesilla Valley Hospice with her loving family at her bedside. She was born December 30, 1931 to...

November 3, 2017

November 2, 2017

Yolanda Larson

Yolanda Larson

Las Cruces, NM

Yolanda Carrillo Larson, age 56, of Las Cruces passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017 at La Posada-Mesilla Valley Hospice with her loving family at her bedside. She was born February 8, 1961 in Silver City to Filberto B. and Maria E. Martinez Carrillo. Yolanda was employed as...

November 1, 2017

Eva Crocker

Eva Crocker

Las Cruces, NM

"MISS EVA CROCKER" We will remember you always! 11/5/1950-10/17/2017 "Miss" Eva was born in Las Cruces, and has been living in Mesilla most of her life. She is preceded in death by her mom, Ernestina Vigil, father, Roy Krynitz, nephew Jerry Grinde and beloved husband, Steve...

Santiago Mendoza

Santiago Mendoza

Las Cruces, NM

Santiago "Jimmy" Robles Mendoza, age 72, lifelong resident of Las Cruces passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. "Jimmy", as he was fondly known to family and friends was born August 26, 1945 to Augustine and Margarita Robles Mendoza. Jimmy...

Michael Rede

Michael Rede

Las Cruces, NM

Michael Anthony Rede joined his heavenly father on October, 29th 2017 in Las Cruces, New Mexico at the age of 59. Michael was born January 30th, 1958 in Las Cruces, New Mexico to Gloria Apodaca and Angel Rede. He is survived by both parents, siblings John Rede, Yvonne Laurie...

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