August 08, 1924 - - March 05, 2018
David Douglas “Doug” Wood, Major (Ret.) United States Air Force, 93, peacefully soared into the wild blue yonder to his final duty station in heaven on Monday, March 5th, 2018 in Las Cruces, NM.
Doug was born on August 8th, 1924, in Jasonville, Indiana, graduating from Jasonville High School, intending to attend the University of Indiana and play basketball as a Hoosier. G ...
November 01, 1950 - - March 05, 2018
Santos T. Leon passed away surrounded by family at La Posada-Mesilla Valley Hospice, on March 5, 2018, at the age of 67.
He was born to Mario and Angelita Leon on November 1, 1950, in Las Cruces, NM. He served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a handyman, held many trade jobs, where he finally worked and retired from NMSU as a structural maintenance technician.
He had a ...
October 26, 1966 - - March 04, 2018
Dallas Edward Larson, 51, died on Sunday, March 4, 2018 in Las Cruces, NM.
Dallas Edward Larson was born on October 26, 1966 in Amarillo, Texas to Martin (Marty) Otto & Jane Earline (McClendon) Larson.
Dallas was a Correctional Officer for Texas Department of Criminal Justice for 21 years.
Dallas married Dorothy Marshall on March 16, 2013 in Las Cruces, NM. Dallas loved hi ...
August 14, 1981 - - March 04, 2018
It is with great sadness that the family of Joel Baylon announces his passing. Joel died at his home on March 4th, 2018 in La Mesa, NM at the age of 36.
Joel will be forever remembered by his parents Lillia Baylon and Jose Quesada of La Mesa, New Mexico; wife Aida Baylon of Las Cruces, New Mexico; children Itzel Baylon, Yesenia Baylon, Joaquin Baylon and Bianay Baylon. He is ...
July 06, 1949 - - March 02, 2018
Shirley LaVonne (Elkins) Wagner, “The Elk”, age 68, of Las Cruces, New Mexico, formerly of Detroit, Michigan, died peacefully Friday, March 2, 2018 while holding her husband’s hand in Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces.
She was born July 6, 1949 in Milton, West Virginia, the seventh of eleven children born to Lawson and Frances Elkins, Sr. She married L ...
March 01, 2018
Mary Elizabeth (Libby) Scott, age 81, passed peacefully from her earthly dwelling to her heavenly home on Thursday March 1, 2018.
Libby was born on October 14, 1936 in Houston, TX to William and Isabella Mainland. She grew up in Glendale, California where she eventually met the love of her life, Robert (Scotty) Scott at church. They were married on November 23rd, 1955 in Willo ...
June 17, 1921 - - March 01, 2018
Antonio G. Baca, “Tony”, 96, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, March 1, 2018. He was born on June 17, 1921 in Leasburg, NM to Andres Baca and Susana Garcia.
Tony attended Hill Public School and took agricultural classes at NMSU. He served in WWII as a Sergeant in the USAAC United States Army Air Corp, 551st Bomb Squadron Heavy, Campaign Norma ...
January 23, 1925 - - March 01, 2018
Frederick Farmer Burgess died on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Las Cruces, NM at the age of 93. He was born on January 23, 1925, in Durant, Oklahoma, to Iverson and Gladys Burgess. He served his country in the Army Air Corps from 1943-1946. He met and married Elizabeth Richards while earning a bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education at New Mexico State University. While teachi ...
April 19, 1928 - - February 28, 2018
Oscar (Ozzie) Gorbitz passed away at his home surrounded by family, on February 28, 2018. He was 89 years old.
Ozzie was born in South Bend, Indiana, on April 19, 1928, to Anthony and Ella (Horvath) Gorbitz. He was the seventh child in a family of 9 children and the last surviving member of his generation.
Ozzie is survived by his wife Charlotte Gorbitz of Las Cruces, his sons ...
Abdon Melendrez Sr
July 30, 1926 - - February 26, 2018
Abdon (Lonty) M. Melendrez Sr., loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great great grandfather, passed away on February 26th, 2018 at the age of 91 at the Village of Northrise in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Abdon was born on July 30, 1926 in Vado, New Mexico to Sotero and Gerarda Melendrez. They were a family of 10 children, 6 brothers and 4 si ...