Walter Risdon Biebelle III (67) of San Lorenzo, NM passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 26. A Memorial Service will be held in Deming, NM at the United Methodist Church 1020 S. Granite St on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 2:00 PM. Interment will follow at the Deming Cemetery.
Walter was born a twin with Barbara Jane Biebelle on June 2,
1949 to Walter and Frances Biebelle in Silver City, NM. The Biebelles were a long time ranching family.
Walter played football at Cobre High. He graduated from New Mexico State
University with a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics in 1971. He
worked in Arizona, and then moved to Carlsbad, New Mexico, where he ranched for over
twenty years. He returned to the Mimbres Valley and lived on the family farm until his
Walter was an excellent horseman and was gifted with a knowledge of cattle and the land.
He loved the outdoors and hunting. He enjoyed being a character.
He is proceeded in death by his parents, Walter R. Biebelle Jr. and Frances, and his twin
sister, Barbara. He is survived by his daughter, Patricia Zane Biebelle, his son, W.R. Biebelle
IV, his sisters, Margaret Dines and Mary Campbell, and numerous family and friends.
Services will be held in Deming, NM at the United Methodist Church 1020 S. Granite St on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 2:00 PM. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, “Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends”, 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, NM 88061. Online remembrances may be made at www.brightfuneral.net