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 Manuel B Aguilera

Manuel B Aguilera

Birth
Deming, Luna County, New Mexico, USA
Death 26 May 1996 (aged 76)
Hurley, Grant County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Fort Bayard, Grant County, New Mexico, USA
Plot SECTION F ROW L SITE 2
Military T4, US ARMY
Memorial ID 262444 · View Source
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Manuel Aguilera, 76, a resident of Hurley, entered eternal rest Sunday at his home surrounded by his family. He was born, Dec. 20, 1919, in Deming, the son of Jesus and Chonita Aguilera. He served in the Army during World War II as a tank mechanic, receiving several awards for his participation in the Ardennes, Rhineland, and Central Europe campaigns. Upon returning home, he went to work for Chino Mines until his retirement in 1975. In retirement devoted himself to his grandchildren and his pastimes of hunting, fishing and camping. He is survived by his wife, of 57 years, Josie Aguilera; his sons, Manny Aguilera of Pico Rivera, Calif., and Gilbert Aguilera of Riverside, Calif.; and two daughters, Yolanda Gonzales and her husband, Patricio, of, Las Cruces, and Thelma Salcido and her husband, Roul of Hurley, He is also survived by his grandchildren Carlos, Chris, and Benigno Salcido, Monica and Jennifer Gonzales, Michelle Vasqucz, Yvonne Madrid and Angela and Erica Arguilera and five great-grandchildren. He was proceeded in death by his brother, Sisto Aguilera, and his sister, Deloras Rodriquez. Visitaiion will be held at 6:30 pm at the Infant Jesus Church in Hurley followed by the prayer vigil at 7. The mass of the resurrection will be celebrated Thursday afternoon at 1pm at the same church. Burial will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with veterans honor accorded by the area veteran groups. Serving as casket bearers will be Benigno, Carlos and Chris Salcido, Joe and Carlos Lucero, Chero Chavario and Lawrence Aguilera. Honorary pallbearers are his many friends and family. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.


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  • Maintained by: Eddie Ortiz Gonzales-Duenaz
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 262444
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Manuel B Aguilera (20 Dec 1919–26 May 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 262444, citing Fort Bayard National Cemetery, Fort Bayard, Grant County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Eddie Ortiz Gonzales-Duenaz (contributor 47215013) .