FILED 7TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT 10/18/21 8:46 AM RACHEL GONZALES CLERK OF THE COURT /S/ Jerome Adams

STATE OF NEW MEXICO
COUNTY OF SOCORRO
THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT

MARGARET LUCAS AND ADELA GOEN, No. D-725-CV-2019-191
Plaintiffs,

v.

MARK S. SIFUENTES, MADELINE EDGAR, EDGAR FAMILY TRUST OF 2002, THE ESTATE OF MARCUS SIFUENTES, THE ESTATE OF ADELINE SIFUENTES; JAMES N. CHAVES, WALTER CHAVES, THE ESTATE OF HERMAN CHAVES, THE ESTATE OF ROMANITA CHAVES; NORMA JEAN DUPREE, MARGUERITE MILLER, BETTY ANN LEPSIS, WYNELLE MESCH, ROBERT MESCH, LEANNA MINIER, WILLIAM (BILLY) GROSSMAN, LYNNIE WENNERSTROM, GARY GROSSMAN, VALERIE KING, STEVEN (STEVE) GROSSMAN, CHRISTOPHER (TONY) GROSSMAN, THE ESTATE OF ANDREW LUNSFORD, THE ESTATE OF ANNA LUNSFORD, THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM GROSSMAN, THE ESTATE OF LUCILLE GROSSMAN; MARY SENAIDA CHAPMAN, KAREN DOW, JODY CHAPMAN, THE ESTATE OF MARIA (MARIE) CHAPMAN, THE ESTATE OF OLIVER CHAPMAN, THE ESTATE OF HAROLD CHAPMAN, THE ESTATE OF PAUL CHAPMAN; RYAN HALL, BERTA RAE CHAVEZ, THE ESTATE OF RAMON CHAVEZ, ENGELTJE WONING, THE ESTATE OF NAPOLEON CHAVEZ, THE ESTATE OF MARGARET RATZOW, THE ESTATE OF BERTRAM CHAVEZ, THE ESTATE OF EDWARD RATZOW, THE ESTATE OF MILDRED PETERS, THE ESTATE OF JACKIE LEECH; ANA MARIE GROSSMAN, JACQUELINE BILLA, VICTOR CHAVEZ, DENNIS VICENTE, LEE SCHOLES, LORI SCHOLES, SCHOLES TRUST, THE ESTATE OF MARY SECATERO, THE ESTATE OF MANUEL C. CHAVEZ, THE ESTATE OF KATTIE CHAVEZ, AND ALL UNKNOWN CLAIMANTS OF INTEREST IN THE PREMISES ADVERSE TO THE PARTIES OF THIS ACTION.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SUIT
To: The Estate of Marcus Sifuentes, The Estate of Adeline Sifuentes; Walter Chaves, The Estate of Herman Chaves, The Estate of Romanita Chaves; William (Billy) Grossman, Steven (Steve) Grossman, Christopher (Tony) Grossman, The Estate of Andrew Lunsford, The Estate of Anna Lunsford, The Estate of William Grossman, The Estate of Lucille Grossman; The Estate of Harold Chapman; Berta Rae Chavez, The Estate of Ramon Chavez, Engeltje Woning, The Estate of Napoleon Chavez, The Estate of Margaret Ratzow, The Estate of Bertram Chavez, The Estate of Edward Ratzow, The Estate of Mildred Peters, The Estate of Jackie Leech; The Estate of Mary Secatero, The Estate of Manuel C. Chavez, and The Estate of Kattie Chavez, and all Unknown Claimants Of Interest In The Premises Adverse To The Parties To This Action.
You are hereby notified that a civil action has been filed against you in the District Court of Socorro County, New Mexico by Plaintiffs Margaret Lucas and Adela Goen in which Plaintiffs are seeking to quiet title as to any claim you may have for the real property located in Socorro County, New Mexico, more particularly described in Exhibit “A” attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference. Plaintiffs are also seeking to partition said property commonly known as the Ignacio Chaves Ranch. You are further advised that Plaintiffs pray that title to the aforementioned real property be quieted as determined by the Court. You are further notified that unless you enter or cause to be entered your appearance or file responsive pleadings or motions in said cause within thirty (30) days of the third publication of Notice of Suit, Judgment will be entered against each Defendant by default and the relief prayed for by Plaintiffs will be granted. The name of the counsel for Plaintiffs is Roy A. Anuskewicz, Jr., PO Box 401, Placitas, NM 87043, telephone number (505) 255-0600.
BY ORDER of the Honorable Mercedes C. Murphy, District Court Judge of the Seventh Judicial District of New Mexico and the seal of the District Court of Socorro County, New Mexico entered on October 18, 2021.

Date: 10/18/21
Clerk of the District Court
By:_/s/ Jerome Adams
Deputy Clerk

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF IGNACIO CHAVES RANCH IN SOCORRO COUNTY, NEW MEXICO
Section Twenty (20) southeast quarter (SE 19 (20) in Township Two (2) North, Range Five (5) West Meridian, New Mexico, containing One Hundred Sixty (160) Acres, being the same land described in Patent No. 181587 (Santa Fe 03513) issued by the government of the United States of America to Ignacio Chaves on March 6, 1911;

Section Twenty-one (21) in Township Two (2) North, Range Five (5) West, New Mexico Meridian, New Mexico, containing Six Hundred Forty (640) Acres being the same land described by deed issued by the Santa Fe – Pacific R.R. Co. to Ignacio Chaves on February 21, 1920.

Portion deeded to James N. Chaves (heir of Herman Chavez) in exchange for James N. Chaves’ Interest in the remainder of the property on 9/24/88; East-half (E ½ ) of Section Twenty-one (21) in Township Two (2) North, Range Five (5) West, New Mexico Prime Meridian, containing Three-hundred Twenty Acres (320) more or less. (Note that this additional information was not included in the original Complaint, dated 10/10/19.)

Section Twenty-nine (29) in Township Two (2) North, Range Five (5) West, New Mexico Meridian, New Mexico, containing Six hundred forty (640) Acres, being the same land described in the deed issued by the Santa Fe – Pacific R.R. Co. to Ignacio Chaves on August 1, 1948;

Section Seven (7) in Township Two (2) North, Range Five (5) West, New Mexico Meridian, New Mexico, containing Six hundred thirty seven and sixty eight hundredths (637.68) Acres, being the same land described in deed issued by the Santa Fe – Pacific R.R. Co. to Ignacio Chaves on December 15, 1947;

Section Nineteen (19) in Township Two (2) North, Range Five (5) West, New Mexico Meridian, New Mexico, containing Six hundred thirty-eight and eighty eight hundredths (638.88) Acres, being the same land described in deed issued by the Santa Fe-Pacific R.R. Co. to Ignacio Chaves on December 15, 1947; and
Section Thirty-one (31) in Township Two (2) North, Range Five (5) West, New Mexico Meridian, New Mexico, containing Six hundred thirty five and fifty-two hundredths (635.52) Acres, being the same land described in deed issued by the Santa Fe-Pacific R.R. Co. to Ignacio Chaves on December 15, 1947.

Published in the El Defensor Chieftain on October 28, 2021 and November 4 & 11, 2021