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Jacob P. Telles

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Beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather
Jacob P. Telles, 86, passed away on Friday, Nov. 6, 2009, at his home in Alamogordo. He was born on Oct. 2, 1923, in Bent to Eselso and Francesquita (Preciado) Telles.
Jacob spent 30 years working with the civil engineer squadron at Holloman Air Force Base. He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving from 1942 to 1952 in World War II and the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Viola Telles, of the family home; daughters Rosalie Telles, of Las Cruces, Jackie Melendrez and husband, David, of Alamogordo, Margret Baltazar and husband, Juan, of Roseville, Calif., and Yvonne Telles, of Las Cruces; brothers Ernest and John Telles; sisters Frances and Elisa; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Albert, Sam, Manuel, Louse and David; and sister Virginia.
Family will greet friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009.
A rosary will be recited by the St. Jude Altar Society at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, at Alamogordo Funeral Home.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, at St. Jude Mission with Father Wayne Herpin S.J., as celebrant.
Interment will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery.
The Telles family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the funeral services.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Nov. 9 to Nov. 24, 2009
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