Rosary will be said at 6 pm, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Mass will be celebrated at 10 am, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Jose Gomez, as celebrant. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Edward was born Aug. 20, 1933, to Marcus and Ernestina Luera, in Nara Visa, New Mexico where he attended schools. He worked at ASARCO for 35 years and was a Catholic.
Edward married Sandy Rogers in 1990, in Amarillo.
A quote from Edward, “To all my loved ones, here today, gone tomorrow, go with God, He loves you, And I hope to see you again someday. Love and miss you all, Marcus Edward Luera.”
His brother, Herman Luera, died the same day.
Survivors include his wife Sandy Luera, of Amarillo; four daughters, Babette Luera, Cinamon Abbott, Tina Luera and Dorothy Rivera all of Amarillo; five sons, Jessie Luera and wife Liz, of Tucumcari, NM, Danny Luera, of Dalhart, John Abbott and wife Leigh, of Amarillo, Mike Luera and wife Stacy, of McGregor, and Patrick Rivera of Tucumcari; a sister, Betty Earle, of Santa Fe, NM; 21 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.