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Fidel Carlos Baca Jr. 1967-2023

In Loving Memory of Fidel Carlos Baca Jr., who was a loving son, brother, father, grandfather, uncle and a loyal friend who was well known in his community. Fidel Jr. is preceded in death by his parents Fidel Baca Sr. and...

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Dolores Gavi Greigo 1945-2023

Dolores Gavi Griego, 78, passed away at her home on December 14, 2023. She was born in Carrizozo, New Mexico to Isabel Carbajal on April 8, 1945. Dolores was a lifelong educator working throughout the state of New Mexico. She...

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Manuela (Mela) Garcia 1950-2023

Manuela (Mela) Garcia passed away on Monday, December 11, 2023, Surrounded by her family. Manuela was born in Socorro, NM on December 8, 1950, to Felicita Fajardo Montoya and Hipolito Montoya. She is preceded in death by her...

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Karen S. Farr 1934 – 2023

Karen S. Farr was born on January 1, 1934, in Bemidji, Minn. She rode at home on the Farr Cattle Company Ranch on October 29, 2023. Memorial Service will be on December 2, 2023 at 1 p.m. at Datil Community Center 14 Rodeo Dr....

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