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Esther (Sis) Nerhood

November 24, 1923 – January 1, 2019

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Esther (Sis) Marie Nerhood, age 95, a resident of Rio Communities, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. She was a member of Eastern Star for over 50 years of chapter 36 in Enid, Oklahoma. Esther was born in Boise City, Oklahoma on November 24, 1923. She moved to New Mexico in the 1930’s during the Great Dust Bowl. Esther owned and operated Sis’s Curio & Pawn Shop in Cuba, NM for over 40 years until she closed up, retired and moved to Rio Communities in 2014. Esther lived in an in law apartment that Bill and Myra provided for her and helped with her daily care and needs. She was a very independent and proud Woman. Esther self-taught and spoke fluent Navajo. She loved entertaining friends and family, western music and dancing. In her free time, she loved to go play on the slot machines. Esther also loved cooking and managed to continue to fix many things for herself almost right to the end. She is preceded in death by her parents Ralph E. and Faye Haverstick; brother, Virgil Lee Haverstick; sister, Thelma Howard; son, Gary Lee Gaede; and daughter, Fairy Ann Gaede. Esther is survived by her son Bill Gaede and wife, Myra of Rio Communities; three grandchildren, Patty Gaede, Diana Lopez both of Rio Communities, and Lee Gaede of Hobbs, NM; and 1 great grandchild, Ashley Lopez of Rio Communities. She is also survived by numerous nephews and nieces. A very special thank you goes to Faneta Houston (niece) for all her help and love over the last 4 ½ years. Services will be private. Arrangements are being handled by the caring professionals at the Noblin Funeral Service Belen Chapel, 418 W. Reinken Ave., (505)864-4448.

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