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Esther Zera


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Esther Zera, 78, of Roswell, NM, passed away on June 28, 2017 in Roswell. She was surrounded by her family at her passing.
A rosary will be recited on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 6 p.m. at Steed-Todd Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Her burial will follow at Lawn Haven Cemetery.
Esther was born in Abilene, TX to Domingo and Guadalupe Garcia on April 28, 1939. She married Edward Casillas in September of 1956 in Abilene, TX for 25 years. She later married Tedeauz Zera for another 25 years, which according to her family were her happiest of years. Both have preceded her death as well as her children Susan Casillas, Sammy Casillas, Stephen Paul Casillas, Karen Casillas, and Sandra Gonzales; two granddaughters Carmen Casillas and Tomasa Rosa Robles.
She is survived by her sisters Alicia, Stella, Belia, Becky and her brother Ruben. She is also survived by her children Sylvia Sanchez, Debra Ramirez, Joe Casillas, Particia Ortega, Lupe Casillas, Edward Casillas Jr., and Stephen Paul Casillas; her grandchildren Jorge, Anna, Jose, Hesiquia, Isreal, Albert, Eddie Joe Casillas, Mitchell Rodriguez, Esequiel, Veronica, Rosa, Linda, Jessica, Daniel, Joshua, Joseph, Julian, Jesus, Maria, Victoria, Ignacio, Adam, Helen, Lupita, Aurora, Josie, Jacob, Anthony, Andy, Brandon, Ethan Beltran, Daminica Beltran; 69 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Julian Casillas, Xavier Montano, Josh Casillas, Adam Casillas, Brandon Casillas, Jesus Robles, Steven Casillas, and Jose Ramirez.
In memory of Esther, her family asks that donations be made to the diabetes foundation.
The family of Esther wishes to extend their sincere thanks to ENMMC Roswell Hospital and especially to Nurse Tammy in ICU.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Steed-Todd Funeral Home and Crematory, 800 E. Mañana, Clovis NM, (575) 763-5541. On line condolences can be made at steedtodd.com

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