Chester Crowser

Chester Crowser, 80, entered eternal rest on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at his home in Arrey, N.M. He was born on Oct. 11, 1932 in Phillips, S.D. Most of Chester's life (42 years), he was driving a truck nationwide. Chester will always be remembered by his family and friends for his generosity and his genuineness. Chester is survived by his wife of 47 years, Rose, his daughter, Shirley (Alex) Contreras, granddaughter, Yvette (Loren) Martinez, grandson, Robert (Olinka) Holguin, granddaughter, Tina (Javier) Martinez and six great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters; Helen Rost, Darylene Larson and Doris and (Joe) Ingraham, several nieces and nephews, two sons and two daughters. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, two brothers and two sisters. Chester will lie in state from 6:30 - 7 p.m. in the staterooms on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at La Paz – Graham's Funeral Home, then a memorial service is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the chapel. Per Chester's request cremation will take place following visitation. Arrangements are with La Paz - Graham's Funeral Home. To send condolences log on to

Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Dec. 6, 2012