Obituaries Nov. 30

Teresa Jaquez
Services: 4 p.m. today at Steed-Todd Chapel in Clovis.

Teresa A. Jaquez, 40, of Clovis, died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.

She was born Aug. 28, 1965, in Albuquerque to Albert and ElJuena Jaquez. She moved to Clovis at the age of 4. She attended high school in Santa Fe.

Family members said she loved to do crafts, sew and paint.
She was preceded in death by her father; and three brothers, Albert Jaquez Jr., Billy Pace and Mike Pace.

Survivors include her mother; daughter, Teri Jaquez; son, Justin Jaquez, all of Clovis; sisters, Geneva Smith and Jean Crook, both of Clovis; and Virginia Turner (and her husband Mike) of Wichita, Kan.; brothers, Bobby Pace of Clovis, Henry Pace (Kristina) of Portales,; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Rev. Mitch Turnbough will officiate.

Cremation has taken place.

The family will be at 1204 S. Lea.

Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.

Esmeralda “Mana” Baltazar
Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Esmeralda “Mana” Baltazar, 52, of Fort Sumner, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.

She was born Sept. 14, 1953, to David Y. and Viviana Rodriguez Perez in Hereford, Texas. She married Miguel Baltazar in September of 1973 in Clovis. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Fort Sumner.

Family members said she loved knitting, arts and crafts, rocks and painting rocks, and cooking.

She was preceded in death by her father; brother, Samuel Perez; and daughter, Avelina Baltazar.

Survivors include her husband; daughters, Gina Baltazar Lofton (and husband John) of Melrose and Monica Baltazar of Fort Sumner; son, Miguel “Micky” Baltzar, Jr. of Fort Sumner; her mother of Clovis; sisters, Yolanda Lopez of Portales, Irma Garcia of Clovis, Maricela Lopez of Melrose, Emma Garza of Clovis and Margie Garcia of Clovis; brothers, Ernest “Boy” Perez of Willard and David Perez, Jr. of Clovis; grandchildren, Izzak Baltazar of Melrose, Luis Baltazar of Melrose, Samuel Baltazar of Melrose and Juan Baltazar of Melrose; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Father Sotero Sena is officiating.

Burial will follow at Mission Garden of Memories in Clovis.
Pallbearers will be Jason Garza, Mario Garcia, Robert Garcia, Efrain Lujan, Estavan Baltazar, Lorenzo Lopez, Richard Garcia, Adrian Collaso and Andrew Garcia.

Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis.