Obituaries

Elise ‘Alice’ Griego

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Alice was born on May 30, 1933 in Rivera, New Mexico and passed on September 27, 2020 in Grants N.M. Funeral mass for Elise “Alice” Griego, 87 of Grants, New Mexico will be held on Friday, October 2 at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church in Grants. Burial will follow at the Grants Memorial Park. A Rosary will be held on October 1 at 6 p.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church.

Daniel W. Sousa

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Daniel W. Sousa, 78 years old of Milan, New Mexico, passed away on 19 September 2020 due to complications from Dementia.

Reuben J. Sandoval 1990-2020

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It is with great sorrow that our beloved son, Reuben J. Sandoval of 30 years left us on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Graveside services were held Monday, September 14, 2020 at 1 p.m., Grants Memorial Cemetery.

Reverend Taube D. Jenkins

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Reverend Taube D. Jenkins passed away unexpectedly on September 18, 2020 in Grants, New Mexico. She was 73 years of age. Taube was born on August 29, 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A graveside service was held on Tuesday September 22, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Mount Sinai Cemetery in El Paso, Texas with Rabbi Ben Zeidman officiating. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday October 4, 2020 at 4 p.m. at the Grants Rodeo Cow Palace to celebrate her life.

Michael S. Copeland

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Michael S. Copeland, 66, beloved brother, father, and grandfather, was called to his eternal resting place on September 7, 2020. A memorial service will be held at Grants Memorial Cemetery on Friday, September 18 at 2 p.m. In observance of the Public Health Order we ask people to wear masks, maintain social distancing, and not to gather in groups of more than 10 people.

Jennie E. Pino

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The last surviving child of Jesus Eriacho and Brendasbah Eriacho, born September 10, 1918, passed away on Sept. 5, 2020 – five days away from the age of 102 – peacefully in her home at John and Jennie E. Pino sheep ranch. Jennie was of the Bitter Water Clan and Yaqui people of Northern New Mexico.

Mabel Gloria Torres

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Mabel Gloria Torres, 86, returned to her heavenly home on September 7, 2020 after a valiant battle with a long illness. Mabel’s devotion to her family and firm belief in God supported her throughout her struggle and ultimately gave her peace. Services for Mabel will be held in Grants, New Mexico with a viewing on Thursday September 17, 2020, 4 p.m. at Compassion Mortuary; Rosary and Mass will be on Friday September 18, 2020 at 9:30 a.m., St. Teresa of Avila Church. Mabel will be laid to rest at the San Rafael Cemetery immediately following the church services.

Wallace Gold

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Grants, New Mexico resident Wallace Gold passed away August 20, 2020. He was born on April 10, 1932 in San Luis, Colorado, son of the late Eppy and Margaret Gold.

Beverly E. Montoya

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Beverly E. Montoya was born May 22, 1950 in Cordova, New Mexico. Due to COVID 19 and the current and very unfortunate restrictions, the family will have a private graveside service where Beverly will be interred with her late husband, Frank.

Gracie Jo Sena

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Gracie Jo Sena was delivered September 10, 2020 in Grants, New Mexico. A graveside service was held on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 10 a.m., at Grants Memorial Park.