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Arturo Martinez Bravo

February 23, 1941 ~ June 17, 2022 (age 81)


Arturo M. Bravo, 81, lifelong resident of Deming passed away Friday, June 17, 2022 at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces.

Viewing will take place Thursday, June 23, 2022 from 5 to 7 o’clock in the evening at Baca’s Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will follow Friday, June 24, 2022 at 10 o’clock in the morning at The New Life Apostolic Church in Deming with the final interment to take place at Mountain View Cemetery. Raul Granillo will officiate.

Arturo was born February 23, 1941, to Frank T. Bravo and Monica Martinez, from Hillsboro, New Mexico. Arturo was born and raised in Deming. He was the youngest son of four brothers and 2 sisters. Our dad was a very passionate man which included his God, his country, and his family. He had a great love and passion for the outdoors. He enjoyed camping, fishing, archery and rifle hunting. Which he passed this passion onto his children and grandchildren. Many people knew our dad for being an honest, hard worker and a very humble man. He was a great provider to his family. Arturo worked at Pepsi Cola for several years, at Deming packing company as a truck driver, a foreman, diesel mechanic for James Hamilton Construction, and last but not least E & M Truck Repair with Mr. Ed Green where he retired after working there for over 20 years as a diesel mechanic.

He is survived by the love of his life, Bertha Guzman of 63 wonderful years; 6 children, Arturo G. Bravo Jr., Susan B. Munoz (Frederico), Debra B. Salazar (Conrad), Alice B. Armstrong (Steve), Annette Bravo (Jimmy Torres), Rebecca Sue Bravo (Paul Martens) All of Deming; his youngest sister, Elisa B. Urbaniak (Benny) of South Dakota; 17 Grandchildren, 32 Great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews which each had a special place in his heart.

Our dad is preceded in death by his parents, Frank T. And Monica M. Bravo; his 4 siblings, Theodora B. Baca, Frank M., Robert M., and Carlos M. Bravo. Also, by his “Reina” beloved granddaughter, Melissa Sue B. Munoz and a great-granddaughter, Bianca Renee Garcia.

Pallbearers will serve as Federico B. Munoz Jr., Richard B. Lucero Jr., Jesse B. Lucero, Eduardo B. Hernandez III, Jimmy B. Torres Jr., and Christopher B. Lucero.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Frank B. Torres, Mark Anthony B. Torres and Jonathan B. Torres.

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June 23, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Baca's Funeral Chapel
811 S Gold Ave
Deming, NM 88030

June 24, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
New Life Apostolic Church
606 Grand Ave. S.
Deming, NM 88030

Funeral Service
June 24, 2022

10:00 AM
New Life Apostolic Church
606 Grand Ave. S.
Deming, NM 88030

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June 24, 2022

11:30 AM
Mt. View Cemetery, Deming

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