Dianna Brusuelas-Guilez, 67, peacefully went to be with the Lord on February 6, 2021 in Tularosa, NM. She was born on March 1, 1953 in Alamogordo, NM to Sylvester and Mary Gonzales.
A 1972 graduate of Alamogordo High School, Dianna moved to Santa Fe for a short time before relocating to Tularosa where she lived for the duration of her life. She retired from the Village of Tularosa in 2017 after 33 years of service, working as the longtime Village Clerk. Even after retirement, she remained professionally active working for numerous elections.
Dianna loved the Tularosa community and was committed to making it a better place through her volunteer work with Saint Francis de Paula Church, including their Parish Council, soup kitchen and annual fiesta. Additionally, she had been active with the Rotary Club of Tularosa.
Survivors include her daughters, Sonya (Kevin) Gililland, Monica Salas, Jessica Gaston and (former) son-in-law Santos Salas. Surviving siblings include Sylvia (Jerry) Telles, Raul “Boy” (Linda) Gonzales, Leo (Cathy) Gonzales, Ernest “Nonie” Gonzales as well as seven grandchildren: Angel Salas, Shania (Isaac) Gililland, Jordan Gaston, Colton Gililland, Ricky Gaston, Noah Salas, Gabriella Salas, and numerous family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Reynaldo Guilez; her father, Sylvester Gonzales; her mother, Mary Gonzales; and her brother, Richard Gonzales.
Dianna’s family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home.
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