Jerry W. Jaquess passed away at his home in Las Cruces on Oct. 2, 2012, at the age of 73, surrounded by family and friends, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Jerry lived his life seeking to honor and serve God, his family, and his community.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Beula and Curtis Jaquess, an infant son, Jody, and his father-in-law, Milton Stetson. He leaves behind his wife Jeanette, of the home; daughter Janna Jaquess Freshour and husband Steve, of Hudson, Colo.; son Joel Jaquess and wife, Ann, of Las Cruces, and their son Josiah, Jerry’s only grandchild, who held a very special place in his heart. Jerry was the oldest of a close-knit family of six siblings, who will miss him greatly: Pete Jaquess and wife Berta, of Login to read more