A rosary will be recited for Simon C. Medrano, 84, of Dexter, NM, at 7 p.m. Friday, August 16, 2013, at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, in Hagerman, NM. A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Simon at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 17, 2013, at St. Catherine’s, with Fr. Brian Guerrini officiating. Burial will follow at Hagerman, NM Cemetery. Simon passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013.
Simon was born February 18, 1929, to Anacleto Medrano and Francisca Contreras in Precidio, TX. Simon attended Immaculate Conception Church; he was a welder for many years and he enjoyed baseball and boxing. Simon was loved dearly by his nephews and nieces.
Simon is survived by his daughter: Monica Medrano; six sisters: Socorro Vargas, of Roswell, Maria Franco and Lupe, of Loving, Eloisa Perez, of Hagerman, Sulema and Fermine Ornelas, of Hagerman, Manuela and Ramon Moreno, of Midway, Aurora Gomez, of Dexter; and a brother, Jesus, and Emma Medrano, of Odessa, TX.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Amelia Medrano; an infant son and David Medrano; a sister, Alice Escondon; and his parents: Anacleto and Francisca Medrano.
Pallbearers will be all his nephews.
Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online registry book at andersonbethany.com.
Services are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.