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Beatrice S. Alva 

September 29, 1922-January 5, 2019 

Beatrice S. Alva born September 29, 1922, passed away on January 5th, 2019. Beatrice passed away peacefully. She was preceded in death by her husband Gonzalo A. Alva, son Edward Ramirez, sister's Natividad Romero, Eva Santa Cruz, Brothers Trini Segovia, and Robert Segovia. She is survived by her sons Bernardo Alva, Alfred Ramirez, Rene (Sharen) Ramirez, Rudy (Donna) Ramirez, daughter Margo (Tony) Salazar, brothers Greg (Sally) Segovia, and Fred (Lydia) Segovia. Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Beatrice was born in Carrizozo, New Mexico and moved to Douglas with her parents Trinidad and Rosa Segovia. Beatrice was a great cook and made great tamales like many others in Douglas. Baking beautiful cakes on many occasions for the cake auction in Douglas. Beatrice also worked at the Old Market spot and was an accountant for Hueblein-Del Monte Canning Corporation. She was also very avid and active with Immaculate Conception Church. 

Many of her siblings, friends, and relatives used to comment on how good her holiday menudo, tamales and cookies were. Our mother lived a great and happy life. She will be greatly missed by all our family and friends. She was the bond for all of us.  God Bless her. 

Funeral Services are on January 19th, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Church with a rosary at 1:30 p.m. followed by mass at 2:00 p.m., burial to be followed at Calvary Cemetery Veteran’s section. Care entrusted to Alex Espinosa Bisbee Funeral Home, 520-432-4242.