Celia Marquez Lujan
1926 - 2020
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Celia Marquez Lujan

Las Cruces - Celia Marquez Lujan, age 94 was a life- long resident of New Mexico. Celia entered eternal life on Monday November 16th, 2020. She was born in Chamberino, New Mexico on September 27, 1926 to Antonio Marquez and Eliza Martinez. Celia was a wonderful mother and grandmother, she was an avid billiards player and won many tournaments at the Munson Center, Celia was also a great seamstress and she enjoyed embroidery and did beautiful work.

She is survived by her daughter Eva Lujan, son David Lujan (Lupe), Grandchildren: Deedee Lujan-Nall (Chad), Raymond Lujan (Rachel), Javier Lujan, Louie Valverde Jr. (Carmen), Anneliese Sanchez (Chris), David-Anthony Lujan (Helen) and Eric Lujan (Melissa), 14 great grandchildren, 8 great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Celia is proceeded in death by her late husband Heriberto Lujan Jr. of La Mesa, New Mexico, brothers: Vincente Marquez of Las Cruces, New Mexico, Antonio Marquez Jr. of Fairacres, New Mexico. Son: Eddie Lujan of Dona Ana, New Mexico. Granddaughter: Debra Jean Lujan-Arvizo of Dona Ana, New Mexico and great grandson Louie Valverde III of Dona Ana, New Mexico.

Visitation will be held at 9:30-10:30 November 25th, 2020 at St Genevieve's Catholic Church located at 100 S. Espina St. Las Cruces New Mexico, 10:30-11:00 rosary will be held - mass immediately following, Rite of Committal and interment will follow at Hillcrest cemetery, where she will be laid to rest.

Serving as casket barriers will be family: Ray Lujan, Javier Lujan, Chad Nall, Louie Valverde Jr., David Anthony Lujan and Eric Lujan.

Arrangements are with La Paz - Graham's Funeral Home 555 West Amador Las Cruces NM 88005.






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Published in Las Cruces Sun News from Nov. 19 to Nov. 22, 2020.
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November 21, 2020
To the Lujan Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I remember spending many times with David and Celia at their house back in the 1960's. She was a wonderful and caring lady. God Bless You.
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November 21, 2020
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November 20, 2020
Tia Celia will always have a special place in our heart she was kind, funny and made the best egg nog ever she will truly be missed. Rest in peace Tia Celia.
Melissa Marquez Mendoza
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November 20, 2020
Extending my sincere condolences on the loss of Celia. She was a dear friend of my Grandma Cora Reyes. May your memories of Celia bring you comfort and peace.
Jerry J. Reyes
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