Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, Miguel A. Marquez, 60, of San Miguel left his dwelling place on earth and entered eternal life to be with his heavenly Father, Friday, June 27, 2014 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 12, 1953, in Flores Magon, Chihuahua, Mexico, to Federico and Guadalupe Gallegos Marquez. He was employed by Rio Grande Rock as a crusher operator and was a communicant at San Miguel Catholic Church. Those left to mourn his passing include his loving wife, Irene Ramos Marquez, of the family home; two sons, Rolando Tellez and wife, Veronica, of Las Cruces, Frank Ramos and wife, Lorena, of Anthony; two daughters, Amanda Marquez and Crystal Marquez and companion, Raul Guzman, all of Las Cruces; two brothers, Socorro Marquez and wife, Maria, of Flores Magon and Santiago Gallegos of Oxnard, California; three sisters, Maria Antonia Bustamante and husband, Jesus, of Flores Magon, Leticia Shrauger of Oxnard, and Marisela Esparza and husband, Jose, of Las Cruces. Other survivors include 21 grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jesus Manuel and Esteban Marquez. Visitation for Miguel will begin at 6 p.m. today, July 2, 2014, in San Miguel Catholic Church, 19217 S. Highway 28 where the prayer vigil is scheduled for 7 p.m. Family and friends will join together to celebrate the holy Mass of resurrection at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014, in the same church, with the Rev. Martin Cordero officiating. The rite of committal and interment will follow in the San Miguel Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Serving as casket bearers will be Rolando Tellez, Frank and Danny Ramos, Lalo and Joshua Moreno, Raul Guzman and Ramon Garcia. Entrusted to Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces. 527-2222 Your exclusive providers for "Veterans and Family Memorial Care." For online condolences log on to www.bacasfuneralchapelslascruces.com.
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Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on July 2, 2014