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Louis "Louie" Michael Quarrell

October 3, 1956 ~ February 7, 2019 (age 62)

Louis "Louie" Michael Quarrell passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019 in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

A rosary service will be recited Wednesday February 13, 2019 at 9:30 in the morning at Saint Ann’s Catholic Church led by Christine B. Milo.  Mass of the Christian Burial to follow at 10 o’clock.  Rite of Committal and Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery with Fr. Manuel F. Ibarra, Pastor officiating. Cremation has been entrusted to Baca’s Mimbres Crematory. 

Louie was born on October 3, 1956 in Deming, New Mexico to Louis and Mary Gonzalez Quarrell. 

He played baseball in High School as a pitcher and first baseman.  Louie made All District 3AAA Honorable Mention as a first baseman, First-year Letterman and batted 376 in 1973. 

He worked at Deming Packing and Surplus City Hardware Store in Deming; Macs Meats in Las Cruces with his brother Bobby and at Brown & Root in Nebraska and in Texas.  He also worked for Artistic Iron Works in Las Vegas, Nevada and at the Hot Springs in Faywood, New Mexico.  For the last 15 years, he worked with his brother John at the House Doctor in home construction and remodeling. 

Louie lived in Arenas Valley, New Mexico. He loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing.  His hobbies were woodworking, pottery, art sketching and metal detecting.  He was also an excellent horse shoe and washer player. Louie enjoyed playing softball with his uncles and cousins and was a loyal and avid Pittsburgh Steelers Fan. He was a free spirit with a witty sense of humor who loved his family and spending Thanksgiving and Christmas together. One of his favorite things to do was picking piñones.

Louie was preceded in death by his grandparents, Chapo and Pola Quarrell and Jose and Bersabe Gonzalez, parents Louis and Mary Gonzalez Quarrell, sister Virginia Quarrell and brother Steve Quarrell. He is survived by his children Lori, Elena, Ed and Josh and their mother Ginni Schroeder and companion Gale Sera and many grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters Mary Ramirez, Margo (Terry) Lamuraglia, Julia Saia, Lilly Quarrell, Michelle Burnside and brothers Bobby (Nancy) Quarrell and John (Barbara) Quarrell and many extended relatives and friends.

Honorary bearers named are Joshua Quarrell, Ed Yarbrough, Barney Joe Quarrell, Danny Quarrell, John Quarrell, Bobby Quarrell, Charlie Miranda, David Miranda, Bob Lopez, Ray Misquez and Marciso Cecil Torres.

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