Ester Yvette Sutton Hubbard, age 57, of Las Cruces and Alamogordo, New Mexico, went home to be with the Lord on January 18, 2022. Yvette was born November 16th, 1964 in Sierra Vista, Arizona. Her parents are Maria Luisa Estrada Sutton and Arthur Mitchell Sutton and her brother was Arthur Mitchell Sutton, Jr.
Yvette married the love of her life, Michael Walker Hubbard, on December 18, 1993 in Las Cruces. Mike and Yvette have one son, Nicholas Mitchell Hubbard of Alamogordo and Las Cruces. Yvette dearly loved being a wife to Mike and being a mother to Nicholas. She was a devout Christian and was a member of the Baptist Church.
Yvette began her professional career at Terametrix Systems International of Las Cruces in 1993 as a purchasing agent until she moved on to Raytheon in 1997. Yvette was employed at Raytheon Technologies for the past 24 plus years where she held several positions with increased responsibility. Her latest role was as a Manager in Quality and Mission Assurance on the Army Navy Transportable Radar (AN/TPY-2) system and worked out of the White Sands Missile Range in NM. In the past Yvette had spent several years deployed overseas as a site quality lead on deployed radar sites representing Raytheon. Yvette was bilingual and held a Master’s degree in Business and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. She was well respected by all her teammates on the AN/TPY-2 system who are devastated by her sudden loss.
The sudden death of Yvette has been a tremendous shock to her loved ones. She will be missed by her work family, her church family and so many friends.
She is survived by her mother, Maria Luisa Estrada Sutton, her son Nicholas Mitchell Hubbard, and her mother-in-law Margaret Kull Hubbard; her sisters-in-law, Gretchen Sutton and Dana Hubbard; her niece, Amber Christen; her cousin, Tonya WilliamSon and her husband, Rick; and her cousin Cecilia Estrada Herrera. Her surviving second cousins are Yvette Lee and Brian Austin Bergeron; Amber WilliamSon Carroll and her husband Tim and their two children, Aubrey and Zane; Levi WilliamSon and his wife Shyla and their three children, Tayler, Kaylee and Conner; Lacy Miller and his wife Fawna; Shannon Miller and his wife Chelsea and their baby Ivy Miller; Cousin-in-Law Donna Miller; Nadine Manker, Denise Manker, Michael Manker, and Ray Manker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Walker Hubbard; her father, Arthur Mitchel Sutton; her brother Arthur Mitchel Sutton, Jr; her father-in-law Lee Hubbard and her cousins, Scott Miller and Don Lee Miller.
We especially appreciate Nacho and Yolanda Regalado for their kind and gentle care of Luisa. We also appreciate Ron and April Sanchez for the care of Luisa.
Yvette’s mother, Luisa Sutton, has requested a private graveside service.
If inclined, send your condolences and flowers to Scenic Chapel, 1334 North Scenic Drive, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310, www.scenicchapel.com.
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