Pacheco Sr., Robert

Robert J. Pacheco Sr., 75, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006, at the Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on June 12, 1930, in Encino to Fidelina and Rosalio Pacheco. He married Connie Martinez on July 9, 1950, in Portales. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Helen Baca; two brothers; […]

Harvey, Laheeta

Laheeta L. Harvey, 87, of Encino, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2005, at her home in Encino. She was born Nov. 12, 1918, north of Fort Sumner to John Richard Luna and the former Martha Lou Humphrey. She was raised on the Luna family ranch and attended a country grade school. She graduated from Fort Sumner […]

Garcia, Edward

Mr. Edward D. Garcia, 75, of Portales, died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005, at his residence in Portales. He was born Jan. 25, 1930, in Littlefield, Texas, to Ramoncita and Pablo Garcia. He grew up in Encino where he attended school and from an early age helped care for his grandparents. He was married to Katie […]

Merritt, Peggy J.

Peggy J. Merritt Services: Have been held. Peggy Jane Merritt, 69, of Fort Sumner, died Sunday, July 31, 2005, at her home. She was born on Dec. 5, 1935, in Encino, to Ted and Ruth (Birchfield) Young. She was raised and attended school at Encino, graduating with the class of 1954. She married Neuman Merritt […]

Baca, Arturo

Arturo Baca Services: Have been held. Mr. Arturo Baca, 81, of Portales, died Thursday, June 16, 2005, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on June 8, 1924, in Eaton, Colo., to Petrita and Joe Baca. He grew up in Encino. In June 1943 he entered the Army and served in northern France […]

Lucero Jr., C.D.

C.D. Lucero Jr., 69, of Portales, died Sunday, March 14, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on Jan. 10, 1935, in Encino, to Anita and Calletano Lucero. He grew up in Encino. He was drafted into the Army in 1954. He served for 21 years as a mechanic before retiring. He […]

Armijo, Antonia D.

ANTONIA ARMIJO Services: Have been held. Mrs. Antonia D. Armijo, 98, of Portales, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on April 12, 1905, in Villanueva, to Leonarda and Santana Duran. A few years after she was born she moved to Puerto de Luna near Santa Rosa. Later […]

Chavez, Cecilia

Cecilia Chavez Services: Have been held. Cecilia Chavez, 51, of Roswell died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born Jan. 15, 1952, in Vaughn, to Antonio and Helen Garcia. She was raised and attended school in Encino. She made her home at Vaughn, and Odessa, Texas, before moving to […]