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Valentina (Holguin) Porter

April 9, 1934 ~ June 6, 2019 (age 85)
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Valentina H. Porter, 85, longtime Deming resident passed away Thursday June 6, 2019 at Spring Valley Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Visitation will be Wednesday June 19, 2019 at 5 o’clock in the afternoon at Baca’s Funeral Chapel with a rosary to follow at 7 o’clock.  Mass of the Christian Burial will take place Thursday June 20, 2019 at 11 o’clock in the morning at Saint Ann’s Catholic Church. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery with Father Manuel F. Ibarra, Pastor officiating. 

Valentina was born April 9, 1934 to Francisca Madrid and Bruno Holguin in Janos, Chihuahua, Mexico.  She will be remembered for the loving care and kindness she gave to her family. Her home cooked meals were always a favorite and special unconditional love for her family meant very much to all.  Her favorite past times were the opportunity to gamble and sew special items for the family.

She is survived by her 7 children, Margaret P. Reza, Luis Porter, Benny Porter, Dolores P. Quarrell (Juan Sanchez), Yolanda Villa, Ribogerto Holguin and Maria Acosta all of Deming; 2 brothers, Felix Holguin (Rita) and Inocente Holguin (Esperanza); 3 sisters, Cassie Espinoza, Petra Grado and Higinia Armendariz; 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her parents, Bruno and Francisca Holguin; husband, Guadalupe Porter; 2 sons, Guadalupe Porter Jr. and Jimmy Porter; husband, Eusebio “Chevo” Holguin. 

Serving as pallbearers are Luis Porter, Benny Porter, Rigoberto Holguin, Benny V. Porter, Santos Roman Porter, Christopher R. Quarrell, Julian A. Villa and Inocente Holguin Jr. 

Honorary bearers will be Gabriel O. Reza, Marcoantonio Holguin, Andres Esparza and Santiago Porter.


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