Olivia Ortiz Carrasco

October 18, 1933 — April 26, 2022

Olivia Ortiz Carrasco

Olivia Ortiz Carrasco, 88, of Carlsbad, NM passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at her home surrounded by her family. Olivia was a devoted wife and mother. She was born on November 18, 1933, in Otis, NM. She was delivered at home by a mid-wife. When she was very young, her parents returned to their home town of Delicias, Chihuahua, Mexico where Olivia received her education. They returned to Carlsbad and she met Joe Carrasco at the age of 16 and they married when she was 19 and he was 22. They had 6 children and were together in marriage until now. She became a part of Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation and remained loyal to her God, brothers, and sisters in the faith till the end.


Olivia was preceded in death her father, Serapio Ortiz; mother, Mauricia Ortiz; two sons: Richard O. Carrasco and Joe O. Carrasco, Jr.; grandson, Xavier Chavez; and brother, Pedro Ortiz.


Olivia is survived by her husband, Joe Carrasco of Carlsbad, NM; four children: Lenore Linda Chavez of Carlsbad, NM; Jesus O. Carrasco and wife, Lorine of Wichita Falls, TX; Lucilda C. Urias of Carlsbad, NM; and Ysidro O.  Carrasco of Carlsbad, NM; two daughters-in-law: Amparo Carrasco of Kermit, TX; and Latisha Carrasco of Carlsbad, NM; thirteen grandchildren; forty-six great grandchildren; forty-six great-great grandchildren; sister, Martha Ortiz of Hagerman, NM; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Cremation has taken place, and there are no services scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed online at dentonwood.com

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