Obituaries (5/9/2013)

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ACOSTA – Hortencia Acosta, 53, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving family. On the wings of a butterfly, she went to meet her Lord and Savior in Heaven. She was born in Juan Mendoza, Chihuahua, Mexico on April 20, 1960 to Ezequiel and Josefa (Gonzalez) Acosta. Hortencia was a resident of Socorro since 1995. She enjoyed dancing and singing. She had a very giving spirit about her and was outgoing and friendly. Everyone she ever met, became her friend. She was always joking with her family and friends. Hortencia loved and adored her family and she will always be remembered for her smile, her laughter and her beautiful heart. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister Josephina Portillo and her beloved son, Jesus A. Burrola. Hortencia is survived by her devoted children, Dora Greenwood and husband, Kenneth,; Noe Burrola, and Myriam Moya and husband, Christopher; eight loving grandchildren; brothers, Cipriano Acosta and wife, Herlinda, Ezequiel Acosta Jr. and wife, Carmen, Matilde Acosta, and wife, Patsy, Victor Acosta and wife, Maria, Jesus Acosta and wife, Darlene and Oscar Acosta and wife, Dianna; her sisters, Alicia Garcia and husband, Salvador, Manuela Castro and husband, Juan, Berta Molina and husband, Leonel, and Blanca Acosta and husband, Martin Perez. Hortencia will also be greatly missed by other loving family members and many friends. A Holy Rosary will be recited on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at 10 a.m. at the San Miguel Catholic Church, 403 El Camino Real, Socorro followed by a Mass of Resurrection which will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. with Father Flavio Santillanes as Celebrant. Inurnment will take place in the San Miguel Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Cipriano Acosta, Ezequiel Acosta Jr., Matilde Acosta,Victor Acosta, Jesus Acosta, and Oscar Acosta. Honorary Pallbearer is Noe Burrola.To view information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Hortencia’s care has been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Service, 309 Garfield Street, Socorro, NM 87801, 575-835-1530.

LANGHOLF – Jeff “Dusty” Langholf (ApriI 22, 1953 – April 30, 2013) Jeff was born in Albuquerque, the middle son of Dever and Fran Langholf. He graduated from Del Norte High School and went on to become a contractor and owner of Langholf & Sons Construction, framing numerous motels and other projects throughout the Southwest. He moved his family to Lemitar in 1986 after accepting a job at New Mexico Tech. He fell in love with this valley and was proud to call Lemitar home. He was never happier than when he was with his grandchildren and was able to celebrate his 60th birthday with them and his mom by his side. Dusty is survived by his wife of 35 years, Dolores; sons Alan Langholf of Lemitar, Chris Langholf, wife Michelle and children Christopher, Dylan and Devin; his parents Dever and Fran Langholf; brothers Dee Langholf and wife Joannie and children Eowyn and Ian and Doug Langholf and daughter Maggie, all of Albuquerque. There will be a Memorial service on Saturday, May 11 at 1  p.m. at Escondida Lake. Please join us to help celebrate his life.