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Recent Obituaries


Welcome to Terpening & Son Mortuary in Artesia, NM.

The Terpening family has been serving the Artesia area since 1954. Our funeral home offers a full range of traditional and cremation services and pre-arrangement plans to accommodate any family’s final wishes.

We make it personal.® ... let us show you how.

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We're available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Call us at 1-575-746-2231.



Welcome to the premier resource for Artesia local funeral home services. Here at Terpening & Son Mortuary, our team can work closely with you to handle an abundance of end-of-life needs and concerns.

We invite you to lean on our local funeral home services in Artesia if you:

  • Are looking to pre-plan your funeral or help a beloved family member do the same. Funerals are often thrown together at the last minute, but they don’t have to be. Regardless of your age or health, you can work with our Artesia local memorial planning services to make your preferences known. Our team will keep the plan on file for when the time comes.
  • Have recently experienced a loss in your family. The events following the death of a loved one can be an absolute whirlwind, but we have a team in place to offer local memorial planning services in Artesia that will put you at ease. We’ll help you navigate all the important decisions associated with this end-of-life process.

Planning a funeral means making over 100-plus small decisions in a short period of time — it can be overwhelming for anyone, let alone folks that are grieving the loss of a loved one. With our Artesia local funeral home services, we’re dedicated to lightening the load for the clients we work with.

Personalizing your local funeral home services in Artesia

Outside of helping you tackle the logistics associated with a funeral (i.e. burial type, casket, head stone, cemetery accommodations, etc.) the men and women of Terpening & Son Mortuary are devoted to creating intimate and personal send-offs.

Whether that comes in the form of small, personal touches to a funeral, like certain music, flowers, décor and more, to specialized services for military members, former police officers and more — Terpening & Son Mortuary has the resources to create a funeral that allows family and friends to say goodbye in their own unique way.

Do you have questions? Consult with our team

We know that, whether you’re planning a funeral ahead of time, or you’re dealing with a recent death, you’re going to have many questions. We have answers for you.

Connect with the men and women behind our Artesia local funeral home services and we’d be happy to show you more about what we have to offer here at Terpening & Son Mortuary.


Has a loved one passed away? Let us help.

To receive our quickest response, please call us 24 hours a day / 365 days a year at 1-575-746-2231.

Someone will be there to answer your call and get you the assistance you need when you need it.

Learn more about us.

At Terpening & Son Mortuary we take pride in providing families with the best service possible. We are here for you in all times. Don't hesitate to call or fill out the form on our Contact Us page to reach an experienced and caring professional in your time of need.



You guys are awesome, thanks, special thanks to Michael.

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