Margarita S. Enriquez, 81, was taken back to the Lord on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. She was born Aug. 5, 1932. She was preceded in death by her parents, Juan and Rosalia Sapien, her brothers Serafin "Fito" and Fermin and sister-in-law, Marie Sapien. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Francisco H. Enriquez. Also surviving are her children, Dorothy Enriquez of Alamogordo, Peter (Tami) of Flower Mound, Texas, and Patrick (Lorie) of Alamogordo; sisters, Edwiges (Vicky) Ramirez, Bernada "Bernie" (Basilio) Valenzuela, Genoveva "Beva" (Eugene) Martinez; brother Cristobal "Cris" Sapien and sister-in-law Gloria Sapien (Fito); grandchildren, Christopher Bednorz, Jason (Jenny) Bednorz, Rebekah (Josh) Luallen, Tara Enriquez, Taylor Enriquez, Xaviar Enriquez, Erik (Heather) Kurtz, Josh (Brittany) Collier and numerous nieces, nephews and great-grandchildren. Rosary recited at 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at St. Jude Parish. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated after the Rosary at 11 a.m. Inurnment will follow at St. Jude Columbarium. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Margarita's name to Alamogordo Home Care and Hospice, at 1859 Indian Wells Road, Alamogordo, N.M. 88310. The Enriquez family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the funeral services. Cremation has taken place at PCS. To sign the online register book, please visit www.alamogordofuneralhome.org.
Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Feb. 2, 2014