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Arturo was born on February 1, 1947 and passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2019.

Arturo was a resident of Las Cruces, New Mexico at the time of passing.

He was a 1965 graduate of Las Cruces High School where he was a Bulldawg pitcher.

"Art" as he was fondly known to his family friends served his country honorably in the United States Army and retired after 20 years of service.

Visitation will begin at 5 PM Monday, November 11, 2019 in St. Genevieve Catholic Church, 100 S. Espina where the Prayer Vigil is scheduled for 6 PM. Family and Friends will join together to celebrate the Memorial Mass Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 2 PM in Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1327 N. Miranda with Reverend Richard Catanach officiating. Inurnment of Cremains will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 5140 W. Picacho with military honors accorded by a New Mexico National Guard Honor Guard and the Marine Corps League - El Perro Diablo Detachment.

Should friends desire, contributions may be made in Arturo's memory to the Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference, c/o Robert Palacios, PO Box 938, Las Cruces, NM 88004 or the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256 Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces and Sunset Crematory, 527-2222 Your exclusive providers for "Veterans and Family Memorial Care.