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Quarrell: Virginia Christine Quarrell, 37, a former Silver City resident, died Sunday at University Hospital in Albuquerque as the result of an illness. She was born and raised in Deming, but lived in Silver City for about three and a half years. She was a legal secretary when she resided in Silver City. Ms. Quarrell moved back to Deming about three months ago and was employed as a nurse aide there. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis

Quarrell of Las Vegas, Nev.; three sons, Charlie Miranda, Benjamin Miranda and David Miranda, all of Deming; a daughter, Celeste Miranda of Las Vegas, Nev.; four brothers, Bobby Quarrell and Michael Quarrell of Las Vegas, Nev., and John Quarrell and Steve Quarrell of Las Cruces; five sisters, Margo Quarrell, Julie Saiz and Lilly Quarrell of Las Vegas, Nev., Mary Quarrell of Deming, and Michelle

Quarrell of Las Cruces; and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Chapo Quarrell of Deming. A memorial service will beheld at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Deming.
QUAY: Funeral services were held Saturday at the Brown Funeral Home in Enid, Okla., for Elizabeth Quay, a longtime Silver City resident who passed away Thursday. Mrs. Quay retired in 1972 as a teacher and librarian in the Silver City area. She worked for the Indian Service for the Zuni tribe in New Mexico. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Survivors are a son, Dyall Pope Leewright of Kansas City, Kan.; grandchildren, Catherine Gee of Oklahoma, Paul Leewright of Kansas City, Sherod Leewright of California and Steven Leewright of California; and sisters, Merril Schohi of New Jersey and Pat Lamb of Enid

Quay: Robert Kendall Quay, 69, a retired commercial artist who moved to New Mexico from Pennsylvania 12 years ago, died Aug. 23. Mr. Quay served with the U.S. Army’s 7th Armored Division, 814th Tank Destroyer Battalion, and fought in the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. Mr. Quay worked as a technical illustrator for Boeing Vertol before becoming a freelance commercial artist. In 1982, Mr. Quay moved to Silver City, where he continued working as a freelance artist. He retired six years ago. Survivors include a brother Donald G Quay; two nieces, Kimberly von Mosch and Donna Obrecht; and a cousin Aileen Anderson.

Death last Saturday claimed Cosine Montoya Quesada, 71, who had resided at Santa Rita for 22 years. Surviving are a son, Edwardo Quesado, Santa Rita, four daughters, Guadalupe, Magdaléna, Ernie all of Santa Rita, and Mrs. Refugio Portillo, Bayard; six grandchildren, and two sisters, Maria and Margarita Quesada who live in Mexico. Rosary services were held Sunday evening at Santa Rita, followed by mass Monday morning at the Santa Rita Catholic Church. Burial was in the Santa Rita cemetery, directed by the Cox Mortuary.

Genovcva Quesada Enciso of Central died at Hillcrest General hospital in Silver City early Monday morning, March 28. She was horn March 2l, 1928 in San Lorenzo and had lived in the area all her life. She was a member of the Catholic Church. Rosary services were held Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Wheeler Mortuary Chapel. Funeral mass was Wednesday at 10 a, m. in St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Deming. The Rev. Jesus de Arrelucea officiated and burial followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Gumercindo Enciso, of Central: four sons, Juan Francisco of Norwalk, Calif, Silvador Enciso of Central, Guillermo Enciso of El Paso and Seko Enciso of Deming; four daughters, Apoionia Baca of Deming, Trinidad Garcia, Yolanda Gonzalez and Elisa Enciso of Central, three sisters, Lupe, Mendoza and Louisa Casillas of Deming and Esperanza Abalos of Central; 22 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

QUESADA: Luis Padilla Quesada, 78, died Friday morning in Fort Bayard. Mr. Quesada was born in Casa Grande, Chihuahua, Mexico, and had been a resident of Grant County. Mr. Quesada is survived by One daughter, Gloria Quesada of Los Angeles, Calif, six sons, Luis, Jr., Arturo, and Alfred Quesada, all of Los Angeles, Calif., Henry Quesada of San Diego, Ca1if., Miguel Quesada of Deming, and Jose Quesada of Silver City; two sisters, Lupe Ornehius of Albuquerque and Josefina Gonzales of San Diego, Calif. and numerous grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his, daughter, Maria Espinosa of Los Angeles in 1984. Rosary recitation will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and a funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Silver City Catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Tornas Perez officiating both services. Interment will follow at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will he all six sons. Arrangements arc by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Miss Magdalena 0. Quesada 41, a resident of Santa Rita for 34 years, passed away the past week. Rosary services were held Sun. day evening in the Catholic Church at Santa Rita, Mass was said Monday morning, followed at 4 p.m. by burial in Santa Rita cemetery on the Georgetown road. Surviving are a brother, Edward Quesada Santa Rita; three sisters, Mrs Refuglo Portillo, Bayard, and Guadalupe and Erlinda Quesada, Santa Rita; four nephews and three, nieces services and burial were under the direction of the Cox mortuary. Valente Quesada, 83, who was born at Mangas Springs and had lived all of his life In Grant County, died Wednesday at the Fort Bayard Hospital. The funeral Mass was read Saturday in the. San Loenzo Catholic Church with the Rev. William J. Allard officiating. Burial followed, in the San Lorènzo Cemetery.

Quesada: Edwardo Ornelas Quesada, 79, a lifetime resident of Arenas Valley, died Tuesday in El Paso, Texas. He was born April 26, 1912, in Mesilla. Mr. Quesada was a member of the Catholic Church. He worked at Chino Mines Co. for 19 years. He first worked for Chino in 1937 as a trackman, but had to terminate employment. He then worked at the Santa Rita Store and was rehired in 1954 as a trackman. He worked also as car cleaner, shovel repair helper, laborer and utility man before having another break in service. He was rehired in 1964 as a production truck driver and held that position until retirement. Calling hours will be from Friday afternoon in Bacas Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with the vigil service beginning at 7. The funeral liturgy service will be held Saturday morning at 10 at St.Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. The committal rite service will follow in the Catholic Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include his wife, Beatriz Quesada of Arenas Valley; four sons, Claudio Quesada of El Paso, Pedro Quesada of California, Rito Orantia of Silver City and Apolinar

Quesada, also of Silver City; five daughters, Ofelia Marquez of Bayard, Mauricia Huerta of Silver City, Leticia Flores of Arenas Valley, Mary Ann Holguin of Central and Lupita Quesada of Arenas Valley; and three sisters, Erminda Quesada and Lupe Quesada, both of Arenas Valley, and Refugia Portillo of Bayard. He is also survived by 56 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be his grandsons. Entrusted to the care of Bacas Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Quesada: Martin Quesada, 87, a Silver City resident, entered life eternal Monday morning at Hacienda de Salud. He was born June 5, 1905, in Cotulla, Texas, to Martin and Margarita Quesada. He was a member of the Cedar Hills Tabernacle, and was retired from Kaiser Steel. Calling hours are from 57 this evening in the Cedar Hills Tabernacle, where the prayer service will be held at 7. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2, also at the Cedar Hills Tabernacle, with Pastor Thomas Perez officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include his wife, Lucy Quesada of Silver City; a son, Jessie Quesada of Capitola, Calif.; and five daughters, Dora Vargas of Upland, Calif., Lucy Pelkey of Silver City, Helen Menchaca of Orange, Calif., Eva Albrecht of Modesto, Calif., and Lydia Beach of San Juan Capistrano, Calif. He is also survived by 21 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Rod Roady, Freddie Pelkey, Rudy Hinojosa, Estaban Beach, Jessie Quesada and Ray Vargas. Entrusted to the care of Bacas Funeral Chapels.

QUESADA: Eluteria F. Lucy Quesada, 84, a lifelong Silver City resident, passed away Saturday at her home. She was born April 15, 1912, in Brownwood, Texas, to Jose and Petra Fuentes. She was a member of the Cedar Hills Tabernacle, and was a homemaker. An evening service will be held today at 7 at Cedar Hills Tabernacle. The funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m., also at Cedar Hills, with Pastor Thomas Perez officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include a son, Jessie Quesada of Soquel, Calif.; five daughters, Dora Vargas of Upland, Calif., Lucy Pelkey of Silver City, Helen Menchaca of Orange, Calif., Eva Albrecht of Riverbank, Calif., and Lydia Neff of Point, Calif.; a brother, Gilbert Sauceda of Fresno, Calif.; and two sisters, Antonia Garcia and Erminia Ortega, both of Fresno. She is also survived by 21 grandchildren; 15 greatgrandchildren; and one greatgreatgrandchild Entrusted to the care of Bacas Funeral Chapels

Quevado: Funeral Services for Manuel C. Quevado, who lost his life in an accident at the Oswaldo No. 2 mine of the Kennecott Copper Corp. Thursday Dec. 13, were held Saturday morning in the Santa Rita Catholic church at 7:30. After lying in state at the family home Saturday evening and Sunday, the body was taken to Lordsburg for burial services in the Shakespeare Cemetery. Military services were accorded the deceased who was a veteran of World War II in the service of the U.S. Navy. Arrangements were by Cox Mortuary. Quevedo, a mucker at the mine, was 25. He lost his life while riding to the surface in a shaft cage in company with Joe Portillo, a shift Boss. The exact cause of death is not known but it was while Portillo was attending to some drill steel that was in the cage that he heard a scream and Quevedo had disappeared. He was found, dead from a blow on the head, in the ore bucket which was hanging below the cage. It is believed he leaned out and was struck by a shaft timber which forced him out of the cage and into the bucket. The deceased had been employed by Kennecott since June of 1950. He is survived by his widow; two brothers, Pete and Emilio, both of Santa Rita; four sisters, Mrs. Leo Gutierrez, Lordsburg, Mrs. Robert Terrez, California, Mrs. Victor Ortiz, Santa Rita, and Miss Anita Navaroz, Santa Rita; his mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Navaroz.

Quevedo: Rosary services for Pfc. Angel A. Quevedo were held in the San Lorenzo Catholic Church at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Mass was recited in the San Lorenzo Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Fr. Carl F. Nieset officiating. Interment followed in the Fort Bayard Veterans Cemetery with full military honors. Casket bearers were Rudy Alvarado, Rudy Lopez, Steve Gutierrez, Bobby Carrillo, Manny Salas and Bobby Lopez. Pfc. Quevedo died Oct. 31, 1971, as a result of injuries received in Vietnam. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eusibo M. Salas of Santa Rita; 4 sisters and 1 brother. Curtis Bright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangement.

Quevedo: Juan Bustamante Quevedo, 71, a resident of Superior, Ariz., died Saturday, May 20, at Mi Casa Nursing Center in Mesa, Ariz. He was born May 27, 1917, in Mogollon, and lived in Bayard for several years. He worked at the Asarco Groundhog Mine in Grant County and in 1946 he moved to Superior and lived there the rest of his life. He worked at the Superior mine as a diamond driller until his retirement. Survivors are his wife, Hazel, of Superior; his son, Dennis, of Florida; five sisters, Ricardita Q. Rodriguez of San Francisco, Calif., Veronica Q. Rivera of Phoenix, Ariz., Betty Q. Lopez of Bayard, Helen Q. Holguin of King City, Calif., and Perfecta M. Torrez of Las Cruces; two brothers, Tony B. Quevedo of San Manuel, Ariz., and Andalesio B. Quevedo, address unknown, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, uncles and aunts. He was preceded in death by his parents, Salvador Macias Quevedo in 1932 and Perfecta B. Quevedo in 1931, one sister, Margarita Q. Torrez in 1948; and one brother, Vicente M. Quevedo in 1986. Visitation was Tuesday from 68 p.m. with rosary services at 7:30 p.m. in the Mountain View Mortuary in Mesa. Mass was celebrated Wednesday at 10:10 a.m. in the All Saints Catholic Church in Mesa, followed by interment in Mountain View Memorial Gardens at 7900 E. Apache Trail in Mesa.

Quiel: Mary Quiel, 85, of Silver City entered life eternal Saturday night at Homestead Rest Home. She was born Feb. 14, 1908, in Berlin, Germany, and had been a Grant County resident for 25 years. Mrs. Quiel was a retired housekeeper. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 in Bacas Hillcrest South Chapel with Chaplain David Strain officiating. Cremation will then take place at Bacas Mimbres Crematorium. Entrusted to the care of Bacas Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. The Rev Daniel J Quigley 72, Chaplin of St Mary’s Academy in Silver City and beloved catholic priest died Sunday in St Josephs sanatorium El Paso where he had been taken 10 days ago for treatment. He had been in frail health for recent years. He had held pastorates in past years at St Patrick’s Cathedral in El Paso and in parishes in Pecos TX, Las Cruses, and Deming. The Most Rev S M Metzger Roman Catholic bishop of El Paso conducted mass at 10AM Monday in St Patrick’s Cathedral. The body was thereafter sent to Deming for rosary and services were held Monday evening followed by high mass at St Anns church at 10AM Tuesday. The Rev Fr R Estivell was the celebrant. The choir of the Franciscan Fathers sang the mass. Internment was in the Deming cemetery. Serving as casket bearers were James S Ryan, Thomas P Foy, Bernie Montoya, Thomas Powers, Joe Dunn, Bob Flores. Honorary pallbearers were H O Beasely, Mike Sotnichki, William H Millain, and Roy Branchhead. Father Quigley was revered by Catholics and Protestants alike in the communities in which he served so long and faithfully.

Mrs Isabell Quintanar, 58, a life-long resident of Silver City, died Tuesday night In Hillcrest General Hospital. Survivors are her husband, Frank Quintanar; five sons, Manuel Yduarte, Phoenix; Basilio, Julian, Lagaro and Alexander Quintanar, all of Silver City; three daughters, Mrs. Esperanza Silva, Mountain View, Calif.; Rosemary and Helen Quintanar, Silver City; two brothers, Raymond Pera, Bueno Park, Calif., and Epimenio Pera, Silver City; 22 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Rosary services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Mass will be said at 9 a.m. Friday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, followed by burial in the Catholic cemetery.

QUINLAN: Joseph G. Joe Quinlan, 50, a resident of Silver City, entered life eternal Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 19, 1946, in Kansas City, Mo. He was a truck driver for Phelps Dodge Corp. in Tyrone. He served his country during the Vietnam War as an airborne Green Beret. Visitation will be held Sunday afternoon from 3 to 7 with a prayer vigil beginning at 7 at Bacas Funeral Chapels. Deacon Bill Holguin will recite the holy rosary. The funeral liturgies will he celebrated. Monday morning at 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Bayard Cemetery with honors accorded by local veterans groups. Survivors include his wife, Veronica Quinlan of the home; his Father, Joseph John Quinlan Sr. of Arcadia, Calif.; two daughters, Colette Quinlan of Hawaii and Acacia Quinlan of Silver City; four brothers. James and Michael Quinlan of Arcadia, Daniel Quinlan of Palm Desert. Calif., and Christopher Quinlan of Riverside, Calif. and three sisters, Maureen Fassbaugh of San Diego, Joan Patricia Quinlan of Temple City. Calif., and Teresa Anne McAdam of Vacaville, Calif. Bearers will be Norman Johnson,Don Caron, and James, Michael. Daniel and Christopher Quinlan. Honorary hearers are Marvin McReynolds and Keith Flanagan. Entrusted to the care of Bacas Funeral Chapels.

Edwin F Quinn, 66, died Monday after an extended illness. He was a native of West Grave Pa and had resided in Silver city for the past two years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ruth A. Quinn; one son, Jeffery of Vincentown, N.J. two daughters Mrs. Cchristine Ozenreider of Robsonia Pa and Mrs. Charles R McCardell of Peachbottom, Pa; 13 grandchildren and four great grand children; two sisters, Mrs. Lillian Campbell of Cape May, N.J., and Mrs. George, McCrury of Silver City. Graveside services will be at9 a.m. Thursday at Memory Lane Cemetery. The Curtis Bright Funeral Home Is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Emma Quinn, 90yearold mother of Mrs. George ·D. McCreary, Jr., passed away last Thursday in an El Paso hospital, where she had been a patient for two weeks. She was affectionately called Grandma, and in recent years had divided her time between her home in Cape May, New Jersey, and Silver City, making visits to her daughter and family. Until her last illness Mrs. Quinn had remained active for one of her advanced years and hid a wide circle of devoted friends in the community. Beside her daughter here, surviving members of the family include another daughter, Mrs. Jillian Campbell residing in New Jersey three sons, Edwin of Albuquerque; William of Yeardon, Pa., and John of Baltimore, 31 grandchildren: 66 great-grandchildren and one greatgreatgrandchild. Funeral services will be held and. High Mass said next Monday in St. Patrick Roman Catholic, Church, West Grove, Pa. Internment will take place in the West Grove cemetery, members of the family will attend the last rites.

Quinn: William B. Quinn, 64, of Silver City passed away at his home Thursday afternoon. Mr. Quinn was born Jan. 17, 1928, in Fort Worth, Texas. Mr. Quinn moved to Silver City in 1968 to assume the position of used car manager for Clifton Chevrolet. Although trained as a sheet metal technician, Mr. Quinn also worked as a test pilot, crop dusting pilot and car salesman. He was in the automobile business for many years in new and used cars as co-owner of Silver City Datsun. He recently retired due to poor health from B & E Truck and Auto. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Mr. Quinn is survived by his wife, Carolyn H. Quinn of Silver City; a daughter, Carolyn A. Quinn of Phoenix; three sons, William Quinn of Altadena, Calif., Tracy Quinn of Boulder, Colo., and Craig Quinn of Fort Worth; and two stepsons, Robin Harris of Globe, Ariz., and Page Harris of Silver City. He is also survived by a sister, Mrs. R. Koon of Fort Worth, and six grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Silver City. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a favorite charity or the hospice program at Gila Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are by Dannibles Chapel of the Roses in Silver City.

Quinones: Manuel Quinones, 72, a resident of the Fort Bayard Medical Center the last four years died Monday morning. Funeral services will be held in Alamogordo with Hamilton Funeral Home. Local arrangements were entrusted to the care of Bacas Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

A mother and four children from Silver City were killed in the earthquake that struck the little mountain community of Tahachapi, Calif., last Monday just before dawn Mrs. Blanche Quintana 36, wife of Pete Quintana and four of her children, Gloria, 13,Joe, 11, Nicolas, about 7 and Bobby, 5, all perished in the earthquake that was felt all over the southern part of California. The Quinones were combining a vacation trip with a job-hunting expedition Mrs. Ramozu Gutieriez, who lives on the old Fort Bayard highway and who is a sister of Mrs. Quintana said the family had gone to Los Angeles to visit relatives and had been gone about a week. They said they were visiting an uncle, Max Sierra, in Salinas; Mother of Pete Quintana, Mrs. Juana Quintana said that her son and his family, including his wife and seven children had gone to California on vacation and that Quintana was searching for a job there. His mother reported that Quintana had been told there were good jobs to be had in the Los Angeles area.

Chrisostomo Y. Quintana, 54, passed away in El Paso August 31 following an extended illness. Mr. Quintana was a native of 1Santa Rita and had lived in Bayard for the past 17 years. He was employed in the truck department for Kennecott Copper Corporation.

Survivors include his widow, Cleotilde of Bayard: five sons, Márcelino of Fullerton, Calif. Cris and Lorenzo, both of Anaheim, Calif., Robert of Albuquerque, and Gilbert of Bayard four daughters, Mrs. Mercy Martinez, of Albuquerque, Mrs. Mary Alice Sedillo of Torrance, Calif., Mrs. Erlinda Sierra and Miss Dolores Quiñtana, both: of Bayard; 12 grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Luz Quintana of Bayard; three sisters, Mrs. Virginia McCraney of Bayard, Mrs. Antonia Vilpanda of Denver, Colo., and Mrs. Lupe Madrid of Santa Ana, Calif. Rosary was said in the Curtis Bright Funeral Home at 7:30 p.m. Friday with the funeral mass being recited Saturday morning. Casket bearers were Felipe Bencomo, Juan Flores, Aurelio Sedillo, Tommy Sedillos, Richard Sosoya and Alfred Marrujo.

QUINTANA: Eloisa Quintana, 60, of Silver City died 5 Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Bacas Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East and Delk Drive. Phone 388 2334.

QINTANA: Eloisa Vargas Quintana, 60, of Silver City passed away Tuesday evening at Gila Regional Medical Center. The funeral service will take place Friday at 2 in the afternoon at Glad Tidings Church with the Rev. Weldon Coker officiating. Burial will follow at Hurley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joey Sanchez Jr., Carl Quintana, Max Quintana, Michael Rivera, Raul Diaz and Sammy Vargas. Honorary pallbearers are Ray Costales and Michael Morales. She was born Nov. 1, 1936, in Hurley to the late Pedro Vasquez and Baihina Portillo. She moved to Silver City two years ago from Albuquerque. She will b& greatly missed by her loved ones and those who knew her. She has left her friends and family with many great memories. She had a wonderful sense of humor and a strong will to serve others. Her greatest love in life was her children and grandchildren. She is survived by two sons, Augustine Quintana Jr. and his wife, Carmen, and Antonio Vargas and his wife, Aretha, and a daughter, Martha Sanchez, and her husband, Jocy, all of Albuquerque; three brothers, Frank Vargas and his wife, Christina, of Pico Rivera, Calif., Ramon Vargas of Albuquerque, and Pedro Vargas Jr and his wife wife Stella of Rosemead, Calif., two sisters, Ramona Lerma and her husband, Arturo, of Montebello, Calif., and Lupe (Diaz) Becerra and her husband, Juan, of Silver City; two nieces, Christina Gerardo of Silver City, and Teresa Ryan and her husband. Vern, of Albuquerque and nine grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Bacas Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 3882334.

Felicito Quintana 89 a resident of Silver city for 50 years died Tuesday. He is survived by three sons Fidel, Silver City; Frank, San Bernardino CA; and Joe Christmas AZ; a daughter, Mrs Jennie Esquivel, Silver City; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Rosary services will be held at 7:30 this evening in the Cox mortuary chapel with mass at 9am Friday in St Vincente Catholic church, followed by burial in the Catholic cemetery.

Mrs Angelina B Quintana, 74, of Silver City, passed away Saturday. She was a pioneer resident of the community. Rosary services were held Monday evening at the Curtis Mortuary chapel followed by mass at 9 am Tuesday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial was in the Catholic cemetery. Survivors include three sons, Tranquilino, of San Bernardino, Calif.: Joe of Christmas, Ark; and Fidel, of Silver City, a daughter, Mrs Jenny Silva, of Silver City 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild: a sister, Mrs. Rosa Orosco of Bayard, and a brother. Anastacio Bencomo, Silver City.

Rosary services were held Monday evening at the Santa Rita Catholic church for Mrs. Librada Quintana, 72, who passed away a her home in Santa Rita. Burial mass was held at the Santa Rita Catholic Church Tuesday morning, followed by interment in the Hanover cemetery, the Rev. Fr. Pedro Ruiz officiating. Cox Mortuary was in charge of funeral arrangements. Surviving are two nephews, Felipe Bencomo, Santa Rita, and Yriez Bencomo, Bayard, and a niece, Miss Julia Bencomo, Albuquerque.

Pete G Quintana, 68 of died Monday, June 13 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. He was born March 15, 1915 in Fierro and was employed as a miner for many years and was a member of St. Anns Catholic Church. Funeral mass was held Wednesday, June 15 at St. Anns with the Rev. Jesus De Arrilucea officiating. Burial followed at Mountain View Cemetery.
Quintana is survived by five Sons, Pete Jr. and Frank Quintana of Redlands, Calif.; Salvador, Arthur and Richard Quintana of Bayard; 10 daughters, Ruth and Diana Quintana of Bayard, Nellie Rodriguez of Deming, Nicolas Lopez, Sylvia Banda and Kathy Diàz of Redlands, Calif., Susie Luna, Freda Quintana and Jo Ann Quintana of San Fernadino, Calif, Rosie Montoya of Colton, Calif. and Sally Flores of Los Angeles; 42 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were M.H: Quiroz; G.R. Enciso, Rene Parra, Armando Almanza, Ruben Esparza and Carlos Terrazas. Arrangements by Wheeler Mortuary in Deming.

QUINTANA Ruth S. Fina Quintana, 62, of Bayard passed away Sunday. Feb. 8, at her residence. The rosary wilt be recited tonight at 7 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with Deacon William Holguin officiating. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 am. at the church with Father Paulus Kao officiating. Interment will be in the Fierro Catholic Cemetery. She was horn March 13, 1935, in Fierro, the daughter of Pete Quintana and Blasa Sierra Quintana. She is survived by three brothers, Arthur Quintana Sr. and his wife, Olivia, of Bayard, and Richard Quintana and his wife, Gloria, and Sal Quintana and his wife, Linda, all of Bayard; a sister, Nellie Rodriguez and her husband, Eddie, of Deming; her nephews, Arthur Jr. Robert Sr and Gabriel Sr and her nieces.

Quintana: Manual C. Quintana, 56, died Sunday in Albuquerque. He was born in Silver City on Dec. 26, 1938. Mr Quintana is survived by his wife, Angie Quintana; a son, Anthony R. Quintana; a son, Anthony R. Quintana; a daughter, Lisa Sanchez, and her husband Lawrence; four brothers, Augustine Quintana, Don Montoya, Reyes Montoya and Tomas Montoy; and two grandchildren, Kathryn and Laura Sanchez. A memorial Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St Terese Catholic Church. Arrangements are by Salazar & Sons Mortuary in Albuquerque.

Quintana: Martin Joseph Quintana, 89, died Thursday evening in Silver City. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Bacas Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.
Quintana: Robert G. Quintana, 38, of New York City, formerly of Grant County, entered life eternal Tuesday in Cabrini Hospital in New York City. He was born July 26, 1953, in Santa Rita, Mr. Quintana was a 1971 graduate of Cobre High School and a 1976 graduate of the University of New York Medical School for the past seven years. He would have graduated this year as a doctor of pediatrics. Calling hours will be from 2? Sunday afternoon in Bacas Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, where vigil services will be held at 7. The funeral liturgy service will be held Monday morning at 10 in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic church in Bayard with the Rev. Paulus Kao officiating. Committal rite services will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include his mother, Maria Cleotilde Quintana of Bayard; four brothers, Marcelino Quintana of Corona, Calif., Chris Quintana of Riverside, Calif., Lorenzo Quintana of Orange, Calif., and Gil Quintana of Taos; four sisters, Pat Martinez of Albuquerque, Mary Alice Sedillo of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., and Linda Sierra and Dolores Crabb, both of Bayard; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Crisostomo Quintana, on Sept, 1, 1972. Casket bearers will be Marcelino, Chris, Gil and Lorenzo Quintaana, Amy Coleman and Gilbert Jimenez. Honorary bearers will be John Skate and all his remaining friends by ??????? and relatives. Entrusted to the care of Bacas Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

QUINTANA: Belia C Quintana, 66, a lifelong resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born in Silver City to Arturo and Enriqueta Casares. She was a longtime employee of Kmart, working there until her retirement in 1991. Mrs. Quintana was a loving wife and mother, and devoted her life to her family. She enjoyed spending time with her friends, and working on her crafts. She it survived by her husband, Fidel B. Quintana Sr. of that family home, four sons, Fidel Quintana Jr. and his wife, Martha of Silver City, Math, Qthntana, also of Silver City, Ronald Quintans and his wife, Yolands, of Las Cruces, and Arthur Quintana of Silver City; four brothers, Mario Casares and his wife, Beatrice, of.Silver City. Baldo Casares and his wife Eleanor, of El Paso, Texas, Edmundo Casares and his wife, Lupe of Silver City, and Ruben Casarea and his wife, Jenny, of Calif.; her sister, Gloria Thzjiflo? of Tucson, Ariz.; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers. Paul Casares, Ben Casares and Willie Bermudez; and her sister, Molly Silva. Visitation will be held at Bacas Funeral Chapels this after noon starting at 4. The prayer vigil will follow at 7 Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Concluding services will follow at St. Vincent dc Paul Catholic Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Joe Quintana, Jeff Quintana, Wayne Quintana, Arthur Qtttana, Gilbert Grado and Salvad Gota. Honorary bearers are Leo Majalca. Deriek Kuster, Micky Grado, Lottie Matdonado, Henry Mats, Joe Marin, Brandon Humphrey. and all her friends. In hen of flowers, donations can be made to Grant County hospice care. Entrusted to the Bacas Funeral Chapel.

Diego Quintanar, 52, passed away Thursday, October 13, at Hillcrest Hospital. Mr. Quintanar was a lifelong resident of Silver City. He is survived by eight sisters, Mrs. Magdalena Abeyta of Silver City, Mrs. Elizabeth Padilla, Mrs. Mickey Carabajal, both of Las Cruces, Mrs. Rosemary Trujillo of Hurley, Mrs. Esther Trujillo, Mrs. Esperanza Arellano, Mrs. Mary Schaffer, all of Denver, Cob., Mrs. Sally Peru of Los Angeles, Calif., four brothers, Sammy Quintanar of Londale, Calif., Lazaro Quintanar of Tulsa, Okla., Julian Quintanar and Alex Quintanar, both of Denver, Colo. Rosary recitation was Sunday, October 16 at the Curtis Bright Chapel. Funeral Mass was held Monday, October 17 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. John Osikwska conducting both services. Interment followed in the catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Eddie Abeyta, Jr., Ruben Abeyta, Francisco Abeyta, Gilbert Abeyta, Gilbert Medrano and Leo Majalca.

Fransisco Quintanar, 85, passed away at Ivy Manor Rest Home in Denver, Colo., Friday. March 11, following an extended illness. Mr. Quintanar had been a resident of Denver for the past six years. He was a native of Mexico and had resided in Silver City for many yea nor to moving to Denver. Mr. Quintanar is survived by five sons, Diego of Silver City. Sammy of Londale, Calif., Lazaro of Tulsa, Okla., Julian and Alex, both of Denver, Cob. Eight daughters, Mrs. Magdalena Abeyta of Silver City, Mrs. Elizabeth Padilla and Mrs. Mickey Carabajal, both of Las Cruces, Mrs. Rosemary Trujillo of Hurley, Mrs. Esther Trujillo, Mrs. Esperanza Arellano and Mrs. Mary Schaffer all of Denver, Colo, and Mrs. Sally Peru of Los Angeles, Calif., 52 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and eight great. great-grandchildren. Rosary services were recited Tuesday, March 15 at the Curtis Bright Funeral Chapel with the Funeral Mass being said Wednesday, March 16 at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Manuel Elias. Eusebio Abeyta, Jr., Francisco Abeyta, Ruben Abeyta, Cipriano Placencio and Frank Gomez.

Quintanar: Samuel P. Quintanar, 54, a resident of Lawndale, Calif., died suddenly Sunday in a Gardena, Calif. hospital. He was a former resident of Silver City, where he lived for 22 years. He was a plumber. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Quintanar is survived by his wife, Florence, of Lawndale; three daughters, Rosemary Quintanar, also of Lawndale, Sylvia Moreno and her husband, Jim, of Gardena, and Lisa Bailey and her husband, Lester, of Lawndale; three grandchildren, Robert Soto of Lawndale, April Moreno of Gardena, and Samantha Bailey of Lawndale; eight sisters, Esther Vigil of Denver, Mickey Carbajal of Las Cruces, Liz Padilla of Las Cruces, Rosemary Trujillo of Hurley, Esperanza Arellano of Denver, Sally Peru of Los Angeles, Magdalina Abeyhta of Silver City, and Mary Schaffer of Dallas; and three brothers, Alex Quintanar and Julian Quintanar, both of Denver, and Lazaro Quintanar of Oklahoma. A vigil service will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at McCormick Hawthorne Chapel in Hawthorne, Calif. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 9 a.m. at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church in Torrance, Calif. Committal will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, Calif. Arrangements are by McCormick Mortuary of Hawthorne.

Quintanar: Alberto Quintanar, 75, a former resident of Grant County, died Monday in San Jose, Calif. He was born Jan. 20, 1919, in Silver City. Mr. Quintanar served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a plasterer and a member of Plasterers Union No.2. Mr. Quintanar was a member of the Catholic Church. Visitation will be held Friday from 10 a.m. until noon at Bacas Funeral Chapels with the Mass following at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Silver City at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The Rev. Rod Nichols will officiate. Military honors will be accorded by Allingham Golding Post No.18 and Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 3347. Survivors include a son, Rudy Quintanar, and three daughters, Delfina Flicker, Dolores Jacobson and Leticia Stenson, all of California; three brothers, Alfredo, Ernesto and Margarito Quintanar and two sisters.

Ouintanas; Mrs. Ramona G. Quintanas, 75 a resident of Fierro for 35 years, died Wednesday morning at the family home. Surviving are two daughter, Mrs. Luz Flores of Fierro and Mrs. Joaquin E. Campos of Turneville, and three grand children. Rosary service will be held at the family home, followed by mass Friday morning in the Fierro Catholic Church, Burial will take place in the Fierro cemetery, directed by the Cox Mortuary.

QUINTELIER: Adrial Quintelier, 94, of Reserve passed away Saturday. Services are pending w Bright Funeral Home.

Quintin: Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Ridling left Tuesday evening for MillCreek, Okla.; where they were called by the death of Mrs. Ridlings father, Will Quintin, 72, Mr. Quintin had visited in Silver City and lived here for a time some years ago. He is survived by his widow several children in Oklaoma in addition to Mrs. Ridiling, the former Helen Quintin. He also survived by a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mr. Quintin had lived in Oklahoma for many years, it having been his home during the days when it was still Indian Territory.

Ibarra: Gonzala G. Ibarra, 80, died Tuesday in Grants after a lengthy illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francisco Ibarra; her son, Sabino; and her brothers, Julian and Ignacio Valles. She is survived by three sons, Max Ibarra and his wife, Fantos, of Los Angeles, Gabriel Ibarra and his wife, Matilde, of San Rafael, and Jesus Ibarra of Grants; and two daughters, Guadalupe Bustos of San Rafael, and Christine Dominguez and her husband, Jesus, of Silver City. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Her grandchildren are Max, Sylvia and Delia Ibarra of Los Angeles, Rudy and Jesse Dominguez of Silver City, and Jeanette, Evelyn, Yvonne and Christina Ibarra of Grants. Visitation was to be held today at Grants Mortuary Chapel beginning at 4 p.m. with a wake service at 7 p.m. The funeral will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Grants. Officiating will be the Rev. Jesus Diaz, Pastor Rafael Rueda and Pastor Jesus Munoz. Pallbearers will be Jesus Dominguez, Johnnie Valles, Julian Montano, Johnnie Valencia, Juan Padilla and Rene Chavez. Honorary pallbearers will be her many friends and acquaintances. Burial will follow at Grants Memorial Park. Grants Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.