Deaths and funerals (02/15/12)
Deluvina “Della” Peralta
Deluvina “Della” Peralta, age 82, passed away peacefully on Friday, Feb. 10, after a lengthy illness, one day after her 64th wedding anniversary.
She was a member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church.
Della and her twin brother, Ismael, were born to Conrado and Elisea Aragon of Riley, N.M., and later moved to Magdalena.
She was raised in Atarque, N.M., by Abran and Terecita Garcia.
Della married Placido Peralta in 1948, and later lived in Grants. In 1964, they moved back to Magdalena, where they raised their four children, Vincent and wife, Cathy, James and wife, Liz, Josie Julian and husband, Juan, and Martha Rose and husband, Terry.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Conrado and Eliseo Aragon and Abran and Terecita Garcia; twin brother, Ismael; infant daughter, Viola; sister, Rosarita; and brothers, Jeronimo and Patricio.
Della is survived by her loving husband, Placido; her four children and their spouses; two brothers, Frank Aragon and wife, Julie, and Lawrence Aragon; sister, Ruth Baca and husband, Robert; 13 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
All services were held at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Magdalena, on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Interment followed at Santa Rita Catholic Cemetery.
Sign Della’s online register book at www.romerofuneralhomenm.com. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen.