La Paz - Graham's Funeral Home: Obituaries

La Paz - Graham's Funeral Home

Daniel L. Terrazas Daniel L. Terrazas
(October 14, 1938 - June 14, 2012)

Daniel L. Terrazas passed to eternal rest Thursday, June 14, 2012. He was born to Eulogio Terrazas and Julia Lara on October 14, 1938. He is survived by his loving wife of fifty years of the family home, Nancy, son, John and his wife Baudelia, his threee grand children; Jimmy Diaz and wife Karen, Mark Terrazas, Vanessa Terrazas and one great grandchild, Kimberly Diaz. Four brothers; Jesus, Raul (Alicia), Amador (Gloria), Jose (Ramona)and three sisters; Rachel Baca, Elvira Molina (Robert) and Elpedia Vasquez (Frank) and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; Eulogio and Julia, son, Mark, sister, Lupe Lucero and brother, Alberto. Dan attended New Mexico Highlands University on a football scholarship and later Western New Mexico University in Silver City. He owned a furniture store in Los Angeles, California and was a Real Estate Broker for fifteen years. Then he went into the spice packing and distributing business. He was president of El Guapo Spices Inc. for ten years. When he retired he moved to Las Cruces and had lived here for over ten years. Viewing will take place at La Paz - Graham's Funeral Home Chapel from 6 - 7 P.M. on Monday, June 18, 2012 followed by a rosary at 7 P.M., Funeral mass will take place at Holy Cross Catholic Church Tuesday, June 19 at 10:00 A.M. with interment to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery.