Date of BirthSeptember 25, 1927

Anna Sloan Obituary

Date of BirthSeptember 25, 1927

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Date of PassingJune 06, 2017

Anna Sloan Obituary

from las cruces, New Mexico, United States

Date of BirthSeptember 25, 1927

Anna Sloan Obituary

Date of BirthSeptember 25, 1927

565 Views

Date of PassingJune 06, 2017

Anna Sloan Obituary

from las cruces, New Mexico, United States


Anna T. Sloan, 89, resident of Deming passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 surrounded by her family and friends.Anna was born on September 25, 1927 in Flatonia, TX to Cyril and Mary Orsak, Czechoslovakian Immigrants. The Orsak Family moved to Deming, NM in 1929 where they worked side by side farming.Anna graduated from Deming High School in 1946. She worked at Mimbres Valley Farmers Association, Icul Credit Union in Chicago and then moved to Las Cruces for a job at Farm Supply Co-op, where she met her husband James R Sloan. It was love at first sight and they were married on April 4, 1956. They had two daughters; Mary Louise and Bridget Anne. James (Bill) went to work for PNM in Deming in 1959 and was transferred to Santa Fe NM in 1962. Anna became active in several organizations: Elks, Eagles, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, the NM Bowling Association and more. They loved to dance, swim, golf and travel. She was an excellent cook, canner, seamstress and so much more.They retired and moved back to Deming in 1990. They became active in the Deming Community. Anna was a volunteer at the Luna Mimbres Museum, Knights of Columbus Bingo and the Holy Family Klobase. She was a member of Border Belles and Holy Family Altar Society, and more. Anna will always be remembered as a loving and special Daughter, Sister, Wife, Mother and Friend. She was devoted to her family and faith. She was a hard worker and could light up any room with her sparkling personality and beautiful smile. Anna was the last member of the original Orsak family that settled in Deming in 1929. Anna will be always cherished and truly missed.Anna is survived by her two daughters, Mary Sloan of Las Cruces and Bridget (Jeff Kleist) of Deming, brother and sister in-laws and many nieces and nephews.Visitation will be Tuesday, June 13 from 4 pm to 6 pm at Baca's Funeral Chapel where a prayer vigil will begin at 6 pm. Mass of the resurrection will be Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock at Holy Family Church with Fr. Ron Machado, Pastor officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mt View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers family requests memorial contributions be made to the Holy Family Catholic Church, Deming NM.Gone From UsGone from us that smiling face.The cheerful pleasant ways,The heart that won so many friendsIn by gone, happy days.A life made beautiful by kindly deeds.A helping hand for others' needs.To a beautiful Life comes a happy end.She died as she lived, Everyone's Friend.Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels. Exclusive provider for "Veterans & Family Memorial Care". To sign the online guest book or to send a card, please visit our website at www.bacasfuneralchapels.com.811 S. Gold Ave., Deming, NM 88030. Phone: 575.546.9671

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