Esequiel "Zeke" Alcon Obituary

Date of Birth:

Wednesday, February 7th, 1945

Date of Death:

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Funeral Home:

Gonzales Funerals & Cremations
2315 Hot Springs Blvd.
P. O. Box 2190
Las Vegas, New Mexico, UNITED STATES


Esequiel “Zeke” Alcon, 67, a life long resident of Wagon Mound, NM passed away on Monday following an extended illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfredo and Josie Romero Alcon; and his in-laws, Johnny and Celina Chavez.

He is survived by his wife Susie of Wagon Mound, NM; five daughters: Clara Urquijo and husband Arturo Sr. Of Miami, NM, Celina Esquibel and husband Daniel of Wagon Mound, NM, Hope Alcon of Albuquerque, NM, Sue Alcon and husband Trini Gallegos of Santa Fe, NM, and Tiffany Alcon and companion David Hare of Wagon Mound, NM; two sons: Jonathan Alcon and Jason Alcon both of Wagon Mound, NM; 11 grandchildren: Arturo Urquijo Jr., Karl Esquibel, Amber Alcon, Cali Brown, Johnny Alcon, Alyssa Alcon, Yolanda Alcon, Kianna Gallegos, Javier Gallegos, and Lliana Gallegos, and two great-grandchildren.

He was born on February 7, 1945 and was united in marriage to Susie Chavez on May 10, 1976 at the Santa Clara Church in Wagon Mound, NM. He worked various jobs in construction throughout his life and worked as a ranch hand at local ranches and loved to work cattle on his horse, Fanny Lee. He received his gas inspector certification through Southern Union Gas Co. In Borger, TX. Zeke was a humble person. Some of his enjoyments were wood working, such as carving retablos and chopping wood and making other beautiful crafts with inexpensive materials. He also enjoyed yard work for his own self and for others, and loved the outdoors, camping and fishing. His family will always remember his specialty in making bunelos.

Services will be held from the Santa Clara Parish in Wagon Mound, NM with a rosary on

Friday, August 10, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday morning, August 11, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Father C. John Brasher will celebrate the Mass. The interment will follow in the Santa Clara Cemetery in Wagon Mound, NM with the following relatives serving as casket bearers: Arturo Urquijo Sr., Arturo Urquijo Jr., Jonathan Alcon, Karl Esquibel, Trinidad Gallegos, Jr., and Daniel Esquibel. Honorary bearers will be Jason Alcon, Javier Gallegos, Johnny Alcon, and Cali Brown.

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