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Steven Ortega Cabezuela

Steven Ortega Cabezuela

Services are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Steven Ortega Cabezuela of Artesia.

Cabezuela, 46, passed away Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Wednesday at Terpening & Son Mortuary. A rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Terpening & Son.

Pallbearers will be Otis Chavez Jr., Mark Cabezuela Jr., Amos Ortega Jr., Ricky De La Rosa Jr., Manuel De La Rosa Jr., Jeffery Ortega, Troy Lara and Allen Gomez. Honorary pallbearers are Rickey De La Rosa Sr. and Lupe Cabezuela.

Steven was born Jan. 5, 1970, in Artesia, the son of Reynaldo and Juanita (Ortega) Cabezuela. He was a lifelong Artesia resident.

He was a roustabout in the oilfield.

Steven was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. He enjoyed singing and hanging out with his friends and family, and was a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan.

Survivors include sisters Lisa Rodriguez and husband Abel of Artesia and Sandra Cabezuela of El Paso, Texas; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Mark Cabezuela Sr. and Amos Ortega Sr., and his grandparents.

Arrangements are under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary. Condolences may be expressed online at www.artesiafunerals.com.