ARTESIA — A memorial gathering is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m., Monday, July 16, 2012, at Terpening & Son Mortuary for Agustin Juarez Corona, 50, of Artesia, who died Sunday, July 8, 2012, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell.
There will be a military salute on Monday at 6 p.m. at 307 S. 19th St., Artesia. Parking will be available at Faith Baptist Church.
Cremation is under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary.
Agustin was born July 12, 1961, in Artesia, the son of Agustin S. Corona and Susie (Juarez) Corona. He was a lifelong Artesia resident.
He served his country in the United States Marine Corps.
On June 7, 2003, he was married to Liza Weimer in Artesia.
Agustin was a truck driver for Navajo Refinery and a member of Spanish Assembly of God. He loved to play softball, the Dallas Cowboys and the Marines.
He was preceded in death by his mother and his brother Henry Corona.
Survivors include his wife Liza Corona, of the family home; daughters, Morisal Medina, of Roswell, and Rosanna D’Amico and husband Ezio, of Artesia; sons, Joseph Weimer and wife See, of Sacramento, Calif., Airman James Weimer and wife Crystal, of New Jersey, and Christian Nielsen and fiancée Erica Close, of Portales; sister Rachel Bustos and husband Richard, of Las Cruces; father Agustin S. Corona, of Artesia; seven grandchildren; nephews, Cloud Corona, Micah Corona, and Zacky Corona; and niece Gabi “Puppett” Corona.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Terpening & Son Mortuary. Please express condolences at artesiafunerals.com.