Man who misplaced spouse in El Paso mass taking pictures invitations public to her funeral


A person who misplaced his spouse within the El Paso Walmart taking pictures rampage is inviting most people to her funeral — as a result of he doesn’t have every other household on the town who can attend.

Margie Reckard, 63, was married to her husband Antonio Basco, 61, for 22 years earlier than she was killed within the Aug. three bloodbath.

Perches Funeral Residence shared a heart-wrenching Fb put up inviting everybody to attend Reckard’s Friday service — together with a photograph of Basco surrounded by candles and flowers at a memorial.

The service can be held on the funeral residence’s Northeast location — 4946 Hondo Cross, from 5 to 9 p.m., the put up stated.

“Let’s present him & his spouse some El Paso love,” the funeral residence posted.

Reckard was born in Baltimore, Maryland and had two sons and two daughters. Her eldest son, Dean Reckard of Omaha, Nebraska, stated his mom suffered from Parkinson’s illness.

Within the wake of the taking pictures, Basco remembered his late spouse as somebody who at all times took care of him.

“I’ve been misplaced. I’m like a pet run away from its momma,” he stated. “However my spouse, she’d say rise up off your rear finish and develop up. As a result of now I’ve bought to handle the payments, handle the cat.”

Antonio Basbo cries while next to the cross for his partner Margie Reckard
Basco remembered his late spouse as somebody who at all times took care of him.EPA

“Once I met her she was an angel and he or she nonetheless is,” he instructed native outlet KFOX 14. “I used to be purported to be the robust one however I came upon I’m the weak one, and he or she’s going to be missed so much.”

Reckard’s household can be coming in from out of city, however welcomes anybody to grieve with and assist them, her daughter-in-law Hilda Nuzzi instructed native station KTSM.

“We need to thank the individuals of El Paso as a result of with out them I don’t know what we might have accomplished,” Nuzzi stated. “Everyone seems to be superb.”