William ‘Billy’ Marcos Tellez

On Oct. 3, William “Billy” Marcos Tellez, 39, son of Victoria Wintjen and Henry Tellez, departed this life in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Cremation was performed in Las Cruces, New Mexico and a memorial will follow on November 12, 2017 at The Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Las Cruces New Mexico.

Billy had lived in Ridgecrest and Oklahoma before returning to his birthplace of Las Cruces.

Left to mourn his passing are two children, Odin Tellez of California and Alyssa Tellez of Colorado, his father Henry Tellez of New Mexico, two sisters, Becky Belding(Philip) of Texas and Della Tellez of Arizona, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.

Billy is proceeded in death by his mother Victoria Wintjen, Grandmother Patsy Wintjen, Grandmother Betty Tellez and Grandfather Marcos Tellez.

William enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, sports and spending time with friends.

The family requests memorials be made in William’s name to any drug prevention organization of their choice.

— Submitted by the family of William Marcos Tellez

Story First Published: 2017-10-27