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Cruzita M Segura Ortega
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Birth: May 3, 1928
Las Vegas
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Sep. 26, 2013
Dallas County
Texas, USA

On Thursday, September 26, 2013, our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Cruzita M. Ortega, age 85, passed from this world into the open arms of our Lord. Cruzita M. Ortega was a former resident of Las Vegas, NM for many years and for the past few years resided in Dallas, TX. Cruzita was born on May 3, 1928 in Las Vegas, NM to Eusebio Segura and Floripa Chavez. Cruzita graduated from East Las Vegas High School, (Robertson High School) and went on to study at New Mexico Highlands University for a short time. Cruzita loved her family, loved life, loved to dance and sing, loved red and pink roses, loved watching the Dallas Cowboys and John Wayne movies. Above all she enjoyed working with her dad and mom at Saibe's Confectionary on Bridge Street in Las Vegas, NM. Cruzita always enjoyed visiting and talking with everyone she met. Cruzita will be greatly missed.

Cruzita was preceded in death by her great-grandson, Baby Jordan Andres Ortega, sisters, Mary E. Flynt and Dolores Segura, brother, Martin Segura, parents, Eusebio Segura Sr. and Floripa Segura, beloved husband, Jose Benny Ortega and in-laws, Benjamin and Eufemia Ortega.

Cruzita is survived by her son, Benjamin M. Ortega and his wife, Isabel J. Ortega of Dallas, TX, daughter, Annette M. Crespin and her husband, Michael D. Crespin of Albuquerque, NM and brother, Eusebio Segura Jr. of Las Vegas, NM, grandchildren, Sonia D. Figueroa and her husband, Ommy Figueroa, Chrystopher M. Crespin and Bethany-A. N. Crespin, great-grandchildren, Aiyana Ortega, Nayeli Figueroa and Giovanni Figueroa and numerous nieces, nephews and friends of whom she thought of often.

Cruzita was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Las Vegas, NM. As per her wishes, cremation has taken place. A rosary will be recited by Leroy Ortiz and Joe Ortiz at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Las Vegas, NM and services will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, October 11, 2013 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with burial to take place at the Masonic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Alzheimer's Foundation in her memory. 
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  Jose Benjamin Ortega (1924 - 1980)
Masonic Cemetery
Las Vegas
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: P Barela
Record added: Oct 07, 2013
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Cruzita M <i>Segura</i> Ortega
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