Natividad Nuñez

Our beloved mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Natividad "Nati" H. Nuñez, 44, of Mesquite and formerly of Las Cruces, entered eternal life Tuesday, April 1, 2014 as a result of a pedestrian accident. She was born October 17, 1969 in Las Cruces to Jesus G. and Natividad Hernandez Nuñez. Nati, as she was fondly known to her family and friends, enjoyed listening to music and dancing. Those left to mourn her passing include a daughter, Carol T. Nuñez; her father, Jesus G. Nuñez; a brother, Ruben Hernandez; four sisters, Betty J. Hernandez, Maria C. Montes, Jessica H. Nuñez and Merlinda H. Nuñez, all of Las Cruces. Other survivors include three grandchildren, Izaiah J., Abel N. and Jesus E. Gonzalez; her maternal grandmother, Angelita Hernandez, also of Las Cruces; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her mother; her sister Herlinda Nuñez; maternal grandfather, Mariano Hernandez; three uncles, Raymond, Mario and Isabel Hernandez; two aunts, Guadalupe Valenzuela and Genevieve Lucero. Visitation for Nati will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, April 7, 2014 in Baca's Chapel of Prayer, 300 E. Boutz Road, where the evening service will begin at 7 p.m. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the same chapel with Pastor Hector Vega officiating. Concluding service and interment will follow in the Masonic Cemetery, 760 S. Compress Road, where she will be laid to rest. Serving as casket bearers will be Joe Hernandez, R.J. and Jake Medina, Steven Escalera, Daniel Gonzalez and Michael Rodriguez. Honorary bearer will be Ruben Hernandez. Arrangements have been entrusted to Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces. 527-2222 Your exclusive providers for "Veterans and Family Memorial Care." For online condolences logon to

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Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Apr. 6, 2014