EMMA MARQUEZ Emma Tapanes Marquez, 95, crossed over peacefully Feb. 1, 2019. She was born into a large family in Jevellanes, Matanzas, Cuba, Nov. 25, 1923. Coming to the U.S. in the 60's, she lived and worked in New Jersey, then settled in Riverside, Calif. for many years, finally coming to Las Vegas to be near family. Through her life she crocheted many beautiful things we now cherish. Emma was preceded in death by her beloved son, Rafael Munoz, and many of her brothers and sisters. She is survived by her son, Raul Ortega; daughter-in-law, Dawn; nephew, Juan Fernandez and his wife, Hilda; grandsons, Carlos Munoz and Sergio Munoz; granddaughter, Nikki Craig; great-grandsons, Enrique Escolano, Tyler Craig and Devin Craig; great-granddaughter, Amanda Peoples; three great-great-grandchildren already here and another on the way. Emma,"Mima", will be missed by all family and friends. Viewing will from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, February 6, at Davis Funeral Home, 6200 S. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89119.
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Published in Las Vegas Review-Journal on Feb. 5, 2019.