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Nancy Barragree

February 13, 1942 ~ November 10, 2019 (age 77)


Nancy Lee Marentette-Barragree, a Mimbres resident, passed in her home. November 10, 2019.

Nancy was born on Friday, February 13, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Leo and Peggy Marentette.  In 1957 the family moved to Tucson, Arizona and in 1959 she met her future husband, Michael D. Barragree, in high school Chemistry class.  They were married January 26, 1963.

Nancy lived in Omaha, Nebraska, St. Louis, Missouri, Denver, Colorado and finally, Mimbres, New Mexico in 2001.

Nancy is survived by her husband, three children, Deborah Salazar, Michael A. Barragree, Peter J. Barragree, 5 grandchildren, Francine Salazar, Nicole Salazar, James Salazar, Brad Riffel, Joe Riffel, and 11 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, Leo P. Marentette, mother, Peggy A. Marentette, brother, Peter J. Marentette, sister, Jill E. Marentette.

Nancy was a private, caring, person, who loved her family and friends,   attended the University of Arizona and chose a domestic life.

A Celebration of Life will be held in the Spring, her favorite season.

Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, “Traditional services and care for your family and friends.” 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, NM. Phone 575-388-1911. Remembrances can be made at  

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