Eliza F. Frietze, 79, passed away peacefully at her home in Mesilla, New Mexico, on April 24, 2014. She was born in Fort Filmore, New Mexico, on Aug. 24, 1934. Eliza was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Roberto L. Frietze; parents Miguel and Ramona Fierro; brothers Miguel Fierro Jr., Leonardo Granillo, Isidro Fierro and Margarito Fierro; and her sister, Lucia Sherrock. She is survived by her daughter, Teresa and husband, Eric; granddaughters, Marilissa and Sophia Sanchez; her brothers, Pablo Fierro, Antonio Fierro, Cipriano Fierro; her sisters, Refugia Ramirez,and Celia Ferrier as well as many nieces and nephews. A vigil service is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2014, with the funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, both being held at the Basilica de San Albino in Mesilla. Interment will be immediately after the Mass at the San Albino Cemetery, with reception to follow in the Yañez Hall. In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to Mesilla Valley Hospice, CARELasCruces.org or
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Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Apr. 30, 2014