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          Matilde Anne Holzwarth, 73, a resident of Hillsboro, NM, died on Saturday, February 11, 2017, in El Paso, TX.  She was born on January 24, 1944 in Westfield, NJ to Hans Theodore and Matilde (Hellendal) Holzwarth.

          Matilde was a Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Illinois and retired in 2000.  Her hobby was Fine Art Photography.

          Survivors include her husband, Lloyd Barr; brothers – George Holzwarth of North Carolina and Albert Holzwarth of Maine.

          Cremation has taken place.  Arrangements are by Kirikos Family Funeral Home, Inc. & Sierra Crematory, LLC, 303 N. Cedar St., T. or C., NM 87901, 575-894-2574.  For online memorial messages please go to  

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  • Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    The staff of Kirikos Family Funeral Home, Inc. will keep you and your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to assist you in your time of need.
    ~ Kirikos Family Funeral Home
  • Friday, February 24, 2017
    All my condolences in the loss of your loved one. May you find some comfort the following words. 1 Peter 5:7 says: "while you throw all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you." Yes, our Loving God is caring and kind. He offers his support to those seeking him. He also made the SURE promise of a resurrection. Yes, Acts 24:15 tells us about this resurrection and Revelation 21:3,4 guarantees that pain, suffering and death will be gone forever. Read about this resurrection online are
    ~ Rose L   Miami, FL
  • Friday, March 03, 2017
    Lloyd, George and Albert and all who loved Matilde.... She was a friend of ours! Lloyd, we are always here for you. I was so happy to see her look so good on the Friday eve at her art opening...nice last thing to happen. It is so difficult to consider her gone from the 'boro. Fly high, Matilde!
    ~ Winkler & Nolan   Hillsboro, NM