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Brown -- Jerry Dean Brown, (63), a native of Texas and resident of Albuquerque for many years, passed away on July 1, 1998. He was a Marine Corp. Veteran. He is survived by his wife, Dolly Brown; his two sons, William Brown and Shawn Brown; his two daughters, Shannon Brady and Leslie Bickford; ten grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. An informal memorial service will be held at the home of William and Kathryn Brown, 5818 Aspen NE, 265-6295, on Sunday, July 5 at 10:30 a.m. Cremation will be handled through Metropolitan of Albuquerque.
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Esquibel -- Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Anita (Ann) Esquibel will be celebrated Saturday morning at 9:00 A.M. our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 5415 Fortuna NW with visitation at the church after 8:30 A.M. Father Joel Garner, celebrant. Interment will follow at the San Jose De Armijo Cemetery. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Rd. SW in charge of the arrangements.
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Esquibel -- Mr. Barney Esquibel, age 80, died Wednesday, in Albuquerque. Mr. Esquibel was a member of the Church of the Risen Savior. He served in the United States Army and was a veteran of World War II. He served with the ETO 95th Division, 379 Company, Iron Men of Metz. Mr. Esquibel was preceded in death by his son, Gene; daughter, Anne Bernadette; and granddaughter, Mary Beth. He is survived by his wife, Lucille H. Esquibel; son, Richard Esquibel; granddaughter, Sara Fox and husband, John, of Marlborouth, England; brothers, Silvestre Esquibel and Medardo Esquibel, all of Albuquerque; and sisters, Bennie De Geer of San Francisco, CA, Femia Bustamante and husband, Jim of Santa Fe, NM, Marian Esquibel and Ruth Esquibel, both of Albuquerque. Funeral Services for Mr. Esquibel will be held on Tuesday at the Church of the Risen Savior where the Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. by Father Paul Baca. Burial will follow at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Marty Esquivel, Dennis Baca, Louie Lovato, Joe Peralta, Leo Lovato and Jimmy Gutierrez. Honorary pallbearers will be John Fox, Sudhir Puri, Louie Peralta and Walter Ramazzini. Visitation for Mr. Esquibel will be held on Sunday from 3:00 P.M. until 5:00P.M. and on Monday from 1:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. in the mortuary chapel. A Rosary will be recited on Monday evening at 6:00 P.M. at the Church of the Risen Savior. Arrangements by the Salazar & Sons Mortuary, 400 3rd St. S.W.
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Fairbrother -- LAURA R. FAIRBROTHER 12-24-1916 to 7-1-98 of Aztec, NM, passed away in Albuquerque. The service will be at Hood Mortuary in Durango, Colorado at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 6th.
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Farris -- Helen Farris, 74, a resident of Albuquerque since 1958, died Tuesday, June 30, 1998 after a lengthy illness. She is survived by her son, Lee L. Farris of Albuquerque; grandson, Maxwell Thomas Farris-Radaelli of Albuquerque; sister, Eleanor Maffett of Hummelstown, PA; and several nieces and nephews. She will always be remembered for her courage, sense of humor and willingness to help others. Memorial Services will be held Monday, 10:00 a.m. at French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE. Memorial contributions can be made to Presbyterian Hospice, 405 Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. NE, 87102. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Gallegos -- Julio Gallegos, passed away Thursday, July 2, in Albuquerque. He was born December 15, 1912, in Mora, NM. He is survived by daughter, Theresa and husband Rudy Gallegos of Albuquerque; son Ed and wife Ruth Gallegos, of Canon City CO. He is preceded in death by, his first wife Romanita Gallegos, second wife Dorothy Gallegos and; son Fred Gallegos, also survived by, grandchildren, James and wife Mary Gallegos, Ernest Gallegos, Julia Gallegos, Wanda and husband Jessie Casias, Joann and husband John Angel, Eddie and wife Delia Gallegos, Brian and wife Marteena Gallegos, Jason Gallegos, Sarah Gallegos and Carlos Gallegos; great-grandchildren, James, Jeremy, Arelene, Jesse, Krystal, Jacob, Kevin, Michael, Daniel and Joshua. Rosary will be held Sunday, July 5th, at 7:00 P.M. at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church on 4th St. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 A.M. Monday, June 6th, at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church. Burial will follow at Sandia Cemetery. Pallbearers will be, James Gallegos, Jessie Casias, John Angel, Eddie Gallegos, Bryan Gallegos, Jason Gallegos, James E. Gallegos and Jeremy Gallegos. Honorary pallbearers will be Carlos Gallegos, Jesse Casias and Jacob Angel.
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Garcia -- In Memory of ANTHONY"TONY" GAMBLE January 31, 1962 - July 2, 1989 Well, Tony, nine years have come and gone since you left us to go beyond, and when you left, a piece of me went with you. You will always be loved and remembered by me, your father, your beautiful daughter, sister, brothers and mother. Sleep on, beloved, in peace, till we meet again. Dad
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Hooker -- Norman Hooker, 69, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away June 30, 1998. He was a retired Chief Petty Officer, of 22 years, in the U.S. Navy, serving in the Korean Conflict, Vietnam War and the China War. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Hooker in 1996; son, James Cornett and sister, Juanita Partin. He is survived by his four daughters, Darlene Martens, Nancy Christy, Billie Major and Letty Warner; son, K.G. McKenner; 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Billie Duff and Bonnie Winkler; and two brothers, E.J. Hooker and Lee Hooker. Visitation will be Sunday, July 5, 1998, from 12:00 noon until the time of the prayer service, which will be at 7:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Monday, July 6, 1998, 10:00 a.m., also at Hillcrest Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. with full military honors. Hillcrest Funeral Home, 225 San Mateo NE, 265-5959.
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Leyba -- In Loving Memory REFUGIO LEYBA July 4, 1911- July 19, 1969 Dad, today would have been your 87 birthday. We love and miss you, but we know you are in heaven with favorite Saint, San Juan. Your loving Children & Grandchildren
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Mechler -- J.L. Mechler Jr., age 86 and a resident of Albuquerque for over 50 years died, Thursday at his home. Mr. Mechler is survived by his wife of 58 years Lou E. Mechler of Albuquerque; one daughter Dorothy Johnson and her husband Ed of TX; one son John Mechler and his wife Carlie of KY; two brothers Edward and Lawrence Mechler both of TX; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mr. Mechler attended Texas A & M prior to his service in the US Army during WWII in the South Pacific. He was a member of Carpenter's Local #1319 for over 50 years, and a life member of VFW, Post 401. The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 5, 198 for 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. at Fitzgerald and Son Funeral Directors, 3113 Carlisle NE. Funeral services will e held Monday, July 6, 1998 at 11:30 A.M. in the chapel of Fitzgerald and Son.
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Padilla -- Severo Padilla, 91, a resident of Belen, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 1998. He was a member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church and the Senior Citizens in Jarales. He was preceded in death by his parents, Adolfo and Jesusita Padilla; and brother, Estanislado Padilla. He is survived by his three brothers, Cayetano Padilla and his wife, Mary, Ernesto Padilla of Belen, and Benjamin Padilla; one sister, Petrita Tafoya. He is also survived by his many loving nieces and nephews. Viewing will be held on Saturday, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at Romero Funeral Home. A viewing will also be held on Sunday at 6:00 p.m. followed by a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, 10:00 a.m., at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Benny Padilla, Erik Almaraz, Carlos Chavez, David Humphrey, Adolf Tafoya, Joe Tafoya. Romero Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Rosenberg -- Deborah Rosenberg, 49, a resident of Albuquerque since 1963, died Thursday, July 2, 1998. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Arthur Rosenberg of Albuquerque; daughters, Jessica D'Arcy and husband, Paul of Austin, TX and Laura Rosenberg of Albuquerque; mother Argie Clark of Albuquerque; and brother, Stephen Clark of Albuquerque. Mrs. Rosenberg was a member of Congregation Albert. Services will be held Monday, 2:00 P.M., at Congregation Albert, 3800 Louisiana Blvd. NE, with Rabbi Joseph R. Black officiating. Interment will be held at Congregation Albert Cemetery, Fariview Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Andrew and Brenda Horvath, Berent and Astrid Groth, Gerald and Cathy Ames, and Al Friedman and Casilda Pardo. Memorial contributions may be made to Deborah Rosenberg Memorial Fund at Manzano Day School, 1801 Central Ave. NW, 87104. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Sanchez -- Perfetita Romero Sanchez, 83, passed into the arms of the Lord on July 1, 1998. A resident of Albuquerque, formerly of Cuba, NM, she was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Benjamin Sanchez. She leaves one sister, Chonita Casaus of Bernalillo. Our Beloved Mother leaves two sons, Ubaldo and Alex Sanchez; and four daughters, Ruth Muniz and husband, Gilbert, Susan Barrera and husband, Adam, Theresa Perez and husband, Lorenzo, and Joann Sanchez-Frazee and husband, Mark. Also surviving are numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A Rosary will be recited Friday, 7:00 p.m. and Mass will be celebrated Saturday, 10:00 a.m., both will be held at St. Therese Catholic Church, 400 Mildred Ave NW, by Fr. Lazaro Cuesta, S.F. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Albert Herren and grandsons, Ben Sanchez, Richard Muniz, Adam Barrera, Carlos Perez and Paul Frazee. Funeral arrangements by Metropolitan Direct Burial.
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Shock -- Dale Eldon Shock, 89 Cliff, NM passed away at his residence Thursday, July 2, 1998. Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 A.M. Monday, July 6, 1998 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Cliff. Reverend David Goble will officiate. Interment will be in Mesa Cemetery in Gila. Mr. Shock was born June 26, 1909 in Syracuse, Indiana. He was the son of Eli Shock and Osee Shock. He was married to Alyce Williamson June 6, 1936 in Hagerman, New Mexico. He is survived by one son Pete Shock and his wife Cindy of Cliff; three daughters, Kay Ann Lewis and her husband Junior of Cliff, Sharon Rooks and her husband Montie of Gila, Linda Nichols and her husband Rex if Silver City; ten grandchildren Sheree Richins, Bobby Lewis, Casey Lewis, Marci Watson, Stewart Rooks, Keven McCauley, Ginger Nichols, Nicole Shock, Brian Shock and Heather Shock; great-grandchildren Cassidy Lewis, Tiffany Lewis, Dylan and Oren Watson, Calvin and Kelsey Rooks and Taylor McCauley; three sisters Irene Ferveda, Pauline White and Betty Ganger and his many nieces and nephew. Mr. Shock was preceded in death by parents, his wife, of sixty-two years, Alyce on June 11, 1998, four brothers, one sister and a great-granddaughter Ashley Lewis. Mr. Shock was born on the family farm is Syracuse, Indiana. He was the sixth of nine children born to Eli and Osee Shock. He graduated from Syracuse High School in 1927. Dale came to Silver City to attend New Mexico Normal School on an athletic scholarship where he played basketball and football. he was voted the best college player in New Mexico two consecutive seasons. Dale served as player/coach during his senior year and continued as coach the following season. He graduated from NMNS in 1933 and began his teaching career at Cliff High School in 1935. He married Alyce Williamson June 6, 1936. After the birth of daughters Kay Ann and Sharon, Dale enlisted in the U.S. Army to serve his country during World War II. Upon his return, daughter Linda and son Pete were born. Dale continued his teaching and coaching career at Cliff until his retirement in 1974. He was affectionately known at the"Dean of Coaches" in New Mexico. In 1977, he was inducted into the New Mexico Activities Association Hall of Honor, the New Mexico High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 1978 and the WNMU Athletic Hall of Fame in 1987. Dale was known by his friends, students and colleagues for his integrity, dignity and honesty. Although his accomplishments were many, his true pride and joy was his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, hiking and watching sports, particularly his grandchildren and great-grandchildren at the school. He was a member of the American Legion and the Masons. Pallbearers for Dales service will be his grandsons Bobby, Casey, Stewart, Keven, and Brian, and his great-grandson Dylan. Honorary pallbearers include the many students lives he enriched. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Dale & Alyce Shock Scholarship Fund at Nations Bank, 1203 North Hudson, Silver City NM, 88061. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Tafoya -- Mrs. Inez G. Tafoya, 90, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away on July 2, 1998. Mrs. Tafoya is survived by four daughters, Mary Lou Vallejos, Dora Torres and husband Leo, Angie Alderete and husband Sal, Carmen Fredrichs and husband Hans; two sons, Harold Tafoya and Phil Tafoya and wife Annie of El Paso, TX; one brother, Rafael Gonzales and wife Aurelia; twenty eight grandchildren; fifty three great-grandchildren; sixteen great-great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mrs. Tafoya was a member of the Catholic Church. Visitation will be Sunday afternoon in the Holy Family Church, 562 Atrisco SW from 3:30 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. with a Rosary to be recited by Mrs. Jaramillo at 4:00 P.M. Final visitation will be Monday morning in the Church from 9:30 until 10:00 A.M. with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 A.M., Father Jack, celebrant. Interment will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Fred Chavez, Robert Tafoya, Kyle Tafoya, Jerry Jojola, Larry Mora, Freddie Chavez, Leo Torres and Danny Vallejos. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Dr., SW in charge of arrangements.
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Urban -- Happy Birthday Tomas Urban Two birthdays you've been gone and we still miss you very much. Fourth of July isn't the same without you. Love, your family
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White -- Peggy White, 84, a former resident of Shaw Mobile Home Park in S.E. Albuquerque from 1960 to 1992, died July 1, 1998 at Casa Arena Blanca Nursing Center in Alamogordo. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Joseph Eugene Innerhofer and Blake White Sr. Mrs. White worked for many years as a waitress for the Elks Club and later in life took care of children as a means of income. Survivors include her son, Arnold J. Innerhofer and his wife, Joan of Alamogordo. Graveside services will be conducted Monday, July 6, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. in the Monte Vista Cemetery. Funeral services are under the direction of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home, 1334 N. Scenic Dr., Alamogordo, NM.
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