Natalia Gonzales Jaramillo, a resident of Santa Clara, New Mexico, entered eternal rest Thursday, May 1, 2014, at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born Feb. 22, 1917, in Silver City, New Mexico, to Juan Gonzales and Magdalena Peña Gonzales. She was raised in Fierro, New Mexico, and her greatest joy was sharing childhood memories of growing up in Fierro. She loved to cook for anyone who came to her house to visit. Her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren were the joy of her life. She loved to crochet, embroider and made blankets for everyone in her family. She loved feeding her birds and hummingbirds while being out in her garden, which she loved. She loved being surrounded by family and friends, including her special boy, "Bubba," and always had words of wisdom for her children and grandchildren. She is survived by three sons, Felix and companion, Sonya Dixon, Ramon and wife, Virginia, and Horacio and wife, Dolores, all of Santa Clara; two daughters, Sookie Huerta and husband, Tony, of Santa Clara; Isabel Dean and husband, Robert, of Bayard; 15 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; one sister, Librada Altamirano of Mammoth, Arizona. She was preceded in death by her parents, Juan and Magdalena Gonzales; her husband, Felix; two sisters, Sarah Castillo and Aurora Macias; three brothers, Alfonso, Manuel and Eluterio Gonzales; three great-grandchildren, Jaden Daniel Jaramillo, Julian Lawrence Huerta and Angel Romero. A rosary will be held Monday, May 5 at 9:30 a.m. at Santa Clara Catholic Church, with Virginia Alirez reciting. The funeral Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at Santa Clara Church, with the Rev. Robert Becerra officiating. Pallbearers will be Daniel Jaramillo, Tony Huerta Jr., Emiliano Romero, Kody Polanco, Joseph Martinez, Santiago Lopez and Adrian Jaramillo. Cremation will take place at Terrazas Crematory. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Crematory "Trusted care for the ones you love" ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.
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Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on May 5, 2014