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Ramon L. Chavez, age 84, lifelong resident of La Mesa entered the gates of heaven to be with his heavenly Father on Friday, July 19, 2019 at La Posada-Mesilla Valley Hospice surrounded by his loving family. Survivors include his loving wife of sixty-seven years, Lillian Saenz Chavez; two sons, Fred and Joe Albert Chavez; three stepbrothers, Nemecio, Alfredo Chavez and Ruben Chavez. Other survivors include seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A Prayer Vigil was held Friday, July 26, 2019 at San Jose Catholic Church, 353 E. Josephine Street in La Mesa where the e Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, July 27, 2019. The Rite of Committal and Interment followed at San Jose Cemetery where he will be laid to rest in the family plot. The Chavez Family has entrusted their loved to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces, 300 E. Boutz Road, 527-2222. Your exclusive providers for “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” For online condolences logon to www.bacasfuneralchapelslascruces.com.