Lorenzo Ledesma, 55, of Las Cruces, N.M., passed away on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Las Cruces to Willie and Epifania Ledesma on Jan. 22, 1957. During Lorenzo's younger years he enjoyed working at his father's gas station and also enjoyed working around his parent's yard. Lorenzo also loved helping his mom around the house. Lorenzo is survived by his son Jose F. Ledesma; his parents Willie and Epifania Ledesma; three sisters, Julie Martinez and her husband Jose, Carol Ruiz and her husband Rogelio, Jeanette Saenz and her husband Jesus; one brother Paul Ledesma and his wife Silveria; and Rachel Fune (mother of his children) and companion Helen Martinez. His also is survived by eight grandchildren and many nephews, and nieces, aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his two sons Lawrence Ledesma, Jr. in 2000 and Leo Chavarria in 1998. Visitation for Lorenzo will be at Getz Funeral Home on Thursday Nov. 29, 2012 from 6 – 7 p.m., followed by an evening service at 7 p.m., given by Peter Cruz. At his request cremation will follow the services. Services are with Getz Funeral Home and Getz Family Crematory, 1410 E. Bowman Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001. To sign the online guest book, visit www.GetzCares.com.
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Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Nov. 28, 2012