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Bradshaw -- Mary J. Bradshaw, age 79, and a resident of Albuquerque, died on Saturday, April 17, 1999. Mrs. Bradshaw is survived by two sons, Keith C. Bradshaw II and his wife, Teresa of CA and Kurt C. Bradshaw of Tijeras, NM; one sister, Betty Cochran of Albuquerque. She is also survived by two grandchildren, K.C. and Brian Bradshaw. Graveside Services will be held today at 1:00 p.m. in Sunset Park Cemetery. Fitzgerald and Sons Funeral Directors, 3113 Carlisle NE are in charge of arrangements.
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Carlton -- Francis E."Curly" Carlton, 75, a resident of Valencia County since 1964, died Monday, April 19, 1999. He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Carlton of Bosque Farms; daughter, Sharon M. Keeney and husband, Denis of Los Lunas; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, James Carlton; parents, James Carlton and Phoebe Beach; and brothers, Robert, Richard and Willard Carlton. Mr. Carlton was a veteran of WWII. He had been active with the Valencia County Sheriff's Posse and the Belen Moose Lodge. Cremation has taken place and memorial graveside services will be held Friday, 10:00 a.m., at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE, with Chaplain Col. Lemuel M. Boyles, U.S.A.F. (Ret.) officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association-New Mexico Affiliate, 6301 Forest Hills Drive NE, 87110. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Caskey -- Jan Zachary Caskey, 37, a resident of Albuquerque for 25 years, died Tuesday, April 20, 1999. He is survived by his wife of nine years, Terry L. Caskey of Albuquerque; sons, Lee James Bossard-Caskey and Chase Conner Caskey; parents, Avak and Ruth Akgulian of Albuquerque; aunts, Sylvia Kaloustian and husband, Kirk of Newton, MA and Esther Goureghian of Clinton, MA; mother-in-law, Jo Alvino of Albuquerque; sisters-in-law, Jynn Ehler and husband, Norm of Albuquerque and Giovanna Alvino and Tonino; nephew, Antonio Alvino all of Columbia, SC; cousins, Carla Portelli and husband, Charles of Somerville, MA, Kirk Kaloustian and Lee Kaloustian, both of Newton, MA, and Alec Portelli of Somerville, MA. Mr. Caskey was preceded in death by his grandparents, Zakar and Mary Goureghian who were a very important part of his life. He was President of the Armenian Cultural Association and a Deacon of the Armenian Church of Albuquerque. Mr. Caskey was a member of the Downtown Action Team. He consistently inspired and helped the Transitional Living Community Program. Mr. Caskey was also involved with the Make a Wish Foundation and various other charities. He coached the Taylor Ranch Timberwolves Soccer Team and YMCA Basketball Cougars. Mr. Caskey was a successful Commercial and Residential Real Estate Broker with RECA Better Homes and Garden with his partner in life and in work, Terry Caskey. Prior to being a Realtor, Mr. Caskey enjoyed a successful career in the auto sales industry. Memorial services will be held Friday, 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE. Services will be held Saturday, 10:00 a.m., at St. Mark's on the Mesa, 431 Richmond Pl. NE, with Father Samuel Agoyian officiating. Pallbearers will e Lee James Bossard-Caskey, Chase Conner Caskey, Kirk Kaloustian, Bernard Pages, Scott Fitzgerald, Davz Wakeman, Norm Ehler, Anthony J. Ayala and Brian Saal. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE, Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Transitional Living Community or Winr, P.O. Box 1396, 87103. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Chavez -- Genevieve M. (Jean) Chavez, 57, born June 21, 1941, passed away Monday, April 19, 1999. She was preceded in death by her husband Oliver Chavez; her father, Gregorio; stepfather, Transito Martinez; and her grandparents, Frank and Genevieve Chavez. She is survived by her three sons, Oliver Chavez Jr. and wife, Kim, Richard Chavez and wife, Rose, and Max Greg Chavez; two daughters, Jessie Saiz and husband, Fred, and Dolores Torrez and husband, Francisco; her mother, Dolores Martinez; three brothers, David Trujillo and wife, Pauline, Freddie Trujillo, Eddie Trujillo; two sisters, Irene and Maria; three brothers-in-law, Edward Chavez, and wife, Priscilla, Juan D. Chavez and wife, Barbara, Dennis Chavez and wife, Mary; five sisters-in-law, Rose Chavez and late husband, Willie Chavez, Lorie Aguilar and husband, Manuel, Jenny Crespen and husband, Joe, Barbara Griego and husband, Amadeo, Margaret Lopez and husband, Filo; her grandchildren, Oliver, Michael, Esperanza, Annie, Jamie, Samantha, Kasondra, Ricky, Patrick, Matthew, Carlos, Michelle and Crystal. Genevieve was an active member of the Los Ranchos Community and the Post 100. She will be greatly missed by her loving family. Pallbearers will be Randy Chavez, Max Chavez, William Duran, Alex Gonzales, Luciano Sanchez Sr., Gabriel Archibeque. A rosary will be recited at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church this evening at 8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church. There was a mistake in yesterday's paper, the Interment will not be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, it will be at Mt. Carmel Cemetery following the Mass. Services entrusted to Alameda Mortuary, 9420 4th St. N.W. Norbert R. Baldonado Jr. F.S.I.
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Corley -- 1921-1999 Gene E. Corley, 77, a resident of Belen, passed away Friday, April 19, 1999. Mr. Corley was born near Gran Quivira, New Mexico, the third of ten children, to Daniel N. and Edna Corley. While he was still a child, the family moved to Belen. He enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps., and was assigned to the South Pacific Theatre in early 1942. Gene was an early pioneer of"affordable housing" and was a well known Albuquerque home builder since 1949. He also served as a past president of the New Mexico Home Builders Association. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Vernon and Paul L. Corley; and his sister, Louise Corley. Gene is survived by his daughter, Alyce Kaye Mutter; his sons, Glenn Corley and wife, Janie, Wayne Corley and wife, Vera; his grandchildren, Joyce, Amara, Anthony, Chris, Scott, and Lance; three great-grandchildren; and his companion, Juanita Manning; his brothers, Rev. Ron and Rev. Don Corley, and Dee N. Corley; his sisters, Doris Matthews, Winona Strech, and Eveylyn Ritchie. His friends are too many to count. He always had a huge amount of fun and continued working until he was struck with cancer in August of 1998. His absence will be frequently and deeply felt by many. Visitation for Mr. Corley will be held on Thursday, April 22, 1999, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Riverside Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be held on Friday morning, April 23, 1999, 10:00 a.m., at the First Baptist Church in Belen with his brother, Rev. Don Corley officiating. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m., also on Friday at Fairview Memorial Park, 700 Yale SE, in Albuquerque. Pallbearers will be Chris Corley, Scott Corley, Anthony Mutter, Mike Summers, Joe Paul Randle, and Kerry Blackburn. Honorary pallbearers are David O'Dell, Jerry Hattox, and Paul Costanza. For those who wish, the family requests that donations be made to the New Mexico Boys Ranch in Gene's memory at P.O. Box 5000, Boys Ranch, NM 87002. Arrangements by Riverside Funeral Home, Inc., in Belen, NM.
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Eshelman -- Charles W. Eshelman, 81, a former resident of Albuquerque for 18 years, passed away Monday, April 5, 1999 at his home in Ft. Myers, FL. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice Eshelman of Ft. Myers, FL; daughters, Sanna Obermiller and husband, John of Sanibel, FL and Jean Boatright and husband, Jim of El Paso, TX; two brothers; three sisters; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mr. Eshelman was born in Kane, PA and lived in El Paso and Abilene, TX, Albuquerque, and most recently in Ft. Myers. He served as controller for French Mortuary for 17 years. Mr. Eshelman was an active life member of the Gideon's International and served in various state and national capacities. He was a former member of Grace Church. Memorial services will be held Thursday, 4:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, 1111 University Blvd. NE, with Rev. Ross Hahl officiating. Final resting place will be at Chester T. French Memorial Mausoleum, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Gideon's International, Drawer T2275, Nashville, TN 37244-1102 or to the local Gideon's International, Albuquerque Central Camp, P.O. Box 80035, Albuquerque, 87108. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Espinoza -- Tammy Marie Espinoza, 27, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 1999 as a result of an automobile accident. Funeral services are pending and will be announced. Services are under the direction of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave. S.W., 243-5222.
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Fellows -- Paul Samuel Fellows of Rio Rancho, NM passed quietly from this Realm, after a brief illness Sunday, April 18, 1999. Paul was known for his quiet, gentle nature. Born in Rockport, IL, May 17, 1914 he worked as a farmer, farm equipment salesman, and Real Estate agent. He is survived by his wife, Thelma Mae Fellows; brother, Clifton; sister, Ruby; son, Garry; daughter, Barbara; and stepsons, Benjamin, Ray and Bob Porter. He had 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Viewing and funeral services will be held at Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave. NE. The viewing will be from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday April 21st. The funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 22nd. The family has requested those wishing to make a memorial contribution send a donation to Celebration Baptist Church, P.O. Box 15025, Rio Rancho, NM 87174 or a charity of their choice in Paul Fellows memory.
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Gilmer -- Rick L. Gilmer, 38, a resident of Albuquerque for 13 years, died on Monday, April 19, 1999. He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Debbie Gilmer; son, Jarrod Gilmer; mother, Sharon Gilmer, all of Albuquerque; father, Doug Harmon of Bloomfield, NM; brothers, Dana Gilmer of Albuquerque and Billy Harmon of Farmington, NM; sister, Margay Erne and husband, Stuart; grandmother, Elaine"Mimi" Nickerson, all of Albuquerque; and in-laws, Waymon and Jane Wright of Farmington. Rick was an avid fisherman and a computer enthusiast. He was actively involved with youth baseball, was co-founder of the Southwest Amateur Baseball Association, and the Amateur Athletic Development. Services will be held Thursday, April 22, 1999, 2:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, 10500 Lomas NE, with Pastor Jerry Burton officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. Pallbearers will be Carmen Digregorio, Chris Hayes, John Candelaria, Stuart Erne, Brian Candelaria, and Nick Zachary. A Mother's love for her son never dies, forever strong, forever true."We will miss you and love you always dad, son, brother and husband."
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Hubbard -- Longtime New Mexico resident, Leslie June Hubbard, passed away April 17, 1999 in Albuquerque. Born July 2, 1929 in Santa Fe to Mr. and Mrs. Aurthur F. Brown, June spent most of her life in Northern New Mexico. She held both Bachelors and Masters degrees in math from ENMU. She also belonged to the MENSA Society. June moved to Espanola in 1979 to teach math at Espanola Valley High, she retired in 1991. June was a devout member of the First Baptist Church of Espanola. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W.G. Brown (former owner/pub."Raton Range"), Harry H. Gossett (Joplin, MO), Mrs. Margaret C. Gossett (Albuquerque); and her father, Aurthur F. Brown (Santa Fe). June is survived by her mother, Margaret"Brownie" Brown (Espanola); three sisters, Annamae Arnett (Texas), Margaret Olson (Oklahoma), Mary Fancher (Arizona); three daughters, Minnie Fuerstnau (Michigan), Mary Turner (Florida), Charlotte Marie Davis (Texas); five grandchildren, James and Michael Fuerstnau, Elaine and Thomas Davis and Shannon Turner; her best friend, Harriet"Herbie" Hehr; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and loved ones. A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 22, 1999, 2:00 p.m., at the First Baptist Church, Espanola, 913 La Joya St., Espanola.
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Hutchison -- David Michael Hutchison, 47, a resident of Albuquerque since 1985, died Monday, April 19, 1999. He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Jean Hutchison who is stationed at 29 Palms CA; stepson, Brian F. Gilgan of Kilgore, TX; brother, William; sisters, Mary Lee, Carol Ann and Linda; and is also survived by other family members. David retired as U.S.A.F. Master Sergeant. His passion in life was music and hang gliding. Memorial services will be held Thursday, April 22, 1999, 10:30 a.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, 1111 University Blvd. NE, with Chaplain Bill Dorman officiating.
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Jones -- Elmer C. Jones, 85, of Leawood, Kansas, formerly a 23 year resident of Rio Rancho, New Mexico passed away Wednesday, April 21, 1999 at St. Joseph Health Center in Kansas City, MO. Private Graveside Services will be held at Floral Hills Cemetery. No visitation. The family suggests contributions to the Senior's Clinic of St. Joseph's Health Center, 1000 Carondelet Drive, Kansas City, MO 64114. Mr. Jones was born September 30, 1913 in Kansas City, MO and had lived in this area most of his life. He retired from Armco Steel as a foreman after 40 years of service in 1975 when he moved to Rio Rancho. This past year he returned to Leawood, Kansas to reside at Sterling House. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary E. Jones in 1992. Survivors include a son, Donald A. Jones, Sr. of Bates City, MO; a daughter and son-in-law, Betty K. and Jim Lusby of Kansas City, MO; a brother, Lester E. Jones of Kansas City, MO; five grandchildren, Janet N. Whittemore, Donald A. Jones, Jr., Heather D. Jones, Pam Vailancourt and Scott Vailancourt; and one great-granddaughter.
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Miera -- Robert (Robbie) J. Miera, Jr. Born August 26, 1978-Died April 22, 1998Dear Robbie,It has been a year since you were suddenly taken from us. We miss you so much and it seems like only yesterday that you left us. We know you are with our Lord Jesus Christ where there is no sorrow, pain or suffering. Robbie, we miss your smile, your laughter, your sense of humor, your love of music and sports. Your friends miss you too and they talk about how you were always there for them and how you could cheer them up when they were feeling down. Robbie, we wish we could bring you back but knowing that we will see each other again in Heaven helps ease our sorrow. You will forever be in our hearts and thoughts. Until we meet again.Love Dad, John and Justin
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Montaño -- Mr. Secundino L. Montaño died Tuesday in Albuquerque at the age of 69. He was a member of the St. Anne Church. Mr. Montaño was a veteran of the Korean conflict and was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He was also a life member of the DAV Chapter 33 and the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 1966. Mr. Montaño is survived by his wife, Fabiola Montaño; sons, David Montaño, Daniel Montaño and Alfred Montaño; daughter, Mary Roseanne Sedillo; brothers, Nabor, Nick, Victor, Juan, and Rubel Montaño; sisters, Eunice Perez, and Frances Brown; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren: and many cousins, nephews and nieces. Funeral Services for Mr. Montaño will be held on Friday at the St. Anne Catholic church where the Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. Burial will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. Pallbearers will be Rachel Montaño, Joseph Montaño, Dolores Montaño, Teresa Montaño, Gabriel Sedillo and Patricia Ficher. Visitation for Mr. Montaño will be held on Thursday from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in the mortuary chapel. A Rosary will be recited on Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the St. Anne church. Arrangements by the Salazar & Sons Mortuary, 400 3rd St. SW.
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Pena -- Delia Pena died in Albuquerque at the age of 63 on Tuesday, April 20. She is survived by loving husband, Henry M. Pena; three sons, Richard Pena and wife, Barbara Pena, Henry S. Pena and wife, Beverly, and Gary Pena and wife, Stephanie; one daughter, Peggy Pena; and grandchildren, Joshua, Andrew, Beverly, Jadon, Felisha and Lauren. Services provided by Hillcrest Mortuary. Rosary being held at Queen of Heaven Parish on Thursday, 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday, 10:00 a.m., also at Queen of Heaven.
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Pruner -- Marilyn Pruner, age 67, a resident of Plant City, FL since 1997, former resident of Albuquerque, died April 18, 1999. She is survived by her daughters, Diane Jones, Beverly Hull, Evelyn Griffis, Barbara Midkiff, Mary Cothron, Andrea Pruner-Meyers, Eleanor Pruner; sons, Leroy Drelal, Frank Pruner, Charles Pruner; 29 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was a member of Baha'i Faith. Visitation will be held Thursday, April 22, 1999, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave. SE. A graveside service will be held Friday, April 23, 1999 in Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, NM. Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave. SE, in charge of arrangements.
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Randolph -- Robert"Bob" Randolph, 49, a resident of Albuquerque for ten years, died Monday, April 19, 1999. He is survived by his son, Eric C. Randolph of Albuquerque; mother, A. Katherine Randolph; sister, Katherine E. Randolph; brother, William J. Randolph and wife, Jeanne, all of Massachusetts; one uncle; two aunts; and numerous friends, including Rosie Black. Bob worked as an Electrical Engineer for Digital and retired after 20 years of service. Memorial services will be held at John XXIII Catholic Church, Thursday, April 22, at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Boy Scouts of America, Troop 97, 4831 Tramway Ridge NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111. Aspen Funeral Alternatives, 1935 Juan Tabo NE.
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Rodriguez -- The family of Mrs. Lydia L. Rodriguez wishes to thank all their relatives and friends who were in attendance of the Rosary and Funeral Services for Mrs. Rodriguez. They would also like to express their gratitude for all the love, care and compassion that has been shown to them. Arrangements by the Salazar and Sons Mortuary, 400 Third St. SW.
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Romero -- Mary P. Romero, 92, died Monday, April 19, 1999 at her home in Albuquerque. A lifelong resident of Albuquerque, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joe E. Romero; and her son, Clarence P. Romero. Survivors include her sons, Jose G. (Bill) Romero and wife, Cecilia and Arthur (Mero) Romero and wife, Sherry, all of Albuquerque; and her daughter, Elizabeth Ann Culley and husband, Jack of Santa Maria, CA. Also surviving are numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends. A Rosary will be held on Wednesday evening, April 21, 7:00 p.m., at the Church of the Risen Savior, 7701 Wyoming NE. Fr. Paul Baca will officiate at a Memorial Mass on Thursday morning, April 22, at 11:30 a.m., also at Risen Savior. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial gifts in Mary's name to a charity of choice. Sunrise Society is serving the family of Mrs. Romero (891-8200).
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Sena -- Joe A. Sena, beloved and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather was called home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, April 20, 1999 while surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Sena was born on October 16, 1913 in Pena Blanca, NM to Joe and Felicita Sena; he was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Lucy Sena of the family home; his precious children, Josie Klein and Steve Sena; his adoring grandchildren, Greg, James, Adam, Andres and Monica; great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Erik, Mattias, Chase, Felicia and Choloe. He will be greatly missed by his loving family. Visitations will be this evening from 6:00 p.m. until the time of the rosary which will be recited at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Garcia Mortuary, on the corner of 8th and Stover. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday morning at 10:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Casket bearers will be James Ortega, John Salazar, Ramon Salas, Clavio Sanchez, Eli Sanchez and Eloy Salas. For floral assistance, please call 243-5222. Funeral services are under the care of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave. S.W.
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Stevens -- Betty Stevens peacefully passed into the arms of the Lord at home on April 15,1999, surrounded by her loving family. Betty was born April 5, 1916 in Greeley, Colorado, the youngest of six children of Sarah Frances and William Carson Gilbert. She graduated from Stephens College, then continued her education at the University of Illinois, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1938. She married her high school sweetheart, Don Stevens, in Greeley, Colorado on October 2, 1938. During the early years of her marriage, they resided in Denver, Colorado; Champaign-Urbana, Illinois; and Austin, Texas. In 1948, when Don left his teaching position at the University of Texas, they moved to Albuquerque, where Don joined in partnership with Gordon Ferguson in the architectural firm later to become Stevens, Mallory, Pearl, and Campbell. As a devoted mother, Betty spent countless years as a Scout leader, roommother, and in PTA. She served on the boards of AAUW, Visiting Nurses and Community Concert, and was active in Civic Symphony and Community Chest. She also held many offices and enjoyed special friendships through PEO, Collectors and Old Glass Clubs. She was a member of St. Mark's-on-the-Mesa Episcopal Church, where she served faithfully on the altar guild and as wedding coordinator for many years....taking great pride in the beautiful church designed by her husband. Betty was the most loving, devoted, thoughtful, kind and generous wife, mother, grandmother and friend. An inspiration to all in her valiant fight against pain and illness, she will always be remembered and greatly missed by all whose lives she touched and enriched. She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Don, whose"privilege it was" to unselfishly and tenderly care for her during her lengthy health problems; by their five children, Nancy Comprelli and husband, Frank of Moraga, CA, Mary Gadeken and husband, Arlan of Kennewick, WA, Phil Stevens and wife, Lynda of Albuquerque, Gail Turner and husband, Harry of Oak Harbor, WA, and Mark Stevens of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Karen Snook and husband, David, Cathy and Cindy Comprelli, Cheryl Cuillier and husband, David, Lisa Gadeken, Lynne Evans and husband, Shane, Tracy, Shelley and Stephanie Turner, Jennifer Sanford and husband, Jeff; and step-grandchildren, Jamie and Greg Stevens; great-grandchildren, Paul and Lauren Cuillier, Evan Sanford; and step-granddaughter, Alexa Stevens; brother, Bill Gilbert and wife, Marion; sister, Virginia Saale; in-laws, Rod and Nan Stevens, Becky Gilbert and Fran Gilbert; and a multitude of nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at St. Mark's-on-the-Mesa Episcopal Church (431 Richmond NE, Albuquerque) on Saturday, April 24, at 2:00 p.m. Internment arrangements made by Sunrise Society. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Albuquerque Christian Children's Home (5700 Winter Haven NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120)...for which a special fund has been created in Betty's honor, for the purpose of providing cultural enrichment for the children. The family wishes to express their deepest appreciation and thanks to the many special friends, neighbors, and Rev. Jud Wagg who provided encouragement, prayers, and countless acts of kindness, and for the tender loving care and support provided by Lovelace Hospice and numerous other medical providers.
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Stevens -- Mr. Atilano Stevens died Monday in Albuquerque at the age of 61. Mr. Stevens is survived by his special friend, Margaret Martinez; son, Atilano Stevens Jr.; daughters, May Stevens and Stephanie Stevens; brother, Joe Gilbert Stevens; sister, Audry Phillips; uncle, Onofre Stevens; aunt, Chonita Martinez; and two grandchildren. Funeral Services for Mr. Stevens will be held on Friday at the St. Therese Catholic Church where the Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Gilbert Stevens, John Stevens, Frank Stevens, Dennis Martinez, Transito Stevens and Richard Sanchez. Honorary pallbearers will be Andy Candelaria, Gabe Martinez and e=Edward Maez. A Rosary for Mr. Stevens will be recited on Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the Salazar & Sons Mortuary, 400 Third St. SW.
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Sullivan -- Virginia Luchini Sullivan, a resident of Albuquerque for 37 years, passed away at her home surrounded by her family, Wednesday, April 21, 1999. She is survived by her sons, Henry Sullivan and his partner, Milt Alter of Sarasota, FL and Dwight Sullivan and wife, Betty of San Antonio, TX; daughters, Mary Coon and husband, Robert of Las Cruces, NM, Geralyn McNaughton and husband, Mac of Oak Harbor, WA, Judy Tresise and husband, Richard of Bosque Farms, NM; sons, Gary Sullivan and wife, Sharalynn and Francis Sullivan and wife, Julie, all of Albuquerque; daughter, Donna Newkirk and husband, Thomas of Edgewood, NM; sons, David Sullivan and wife, Cindy of Albuquerque and Stephen Sullivan and wife, Susan of Houston, TX; daughter, Michelle Chavez and husband, Abel of Albuquerque; 17 grandchildren, Steve Sullivan, Michelle Chavez, Stefani Sullivan, Dwight D. Sullivan, Ronnie Sullivan, Sasha Sullivan, Brian Coon, Justin Coon, Rebecca Skinner, Christie McNaughton, Darla Tresise-Barrett, Sean Tresise, Sandra Sullivan, Shannon Sullivan, Evan Ritchey, Geoffrey Newkirk, David Sullivan, Jr., Sarah Sullivan, and Amanda Sullivan; seven great-grandchildren, Adrian Chavez, Ashley Chavez, Ileah Zavala, Lauren Sullivan, Patrick Sullivan, and Baby Coon; brother, Ray Luchini and wife, Corrine and Leo Luchini and wife, Annie, all of Las Cruces, NM, and Jim Luchini and wife, Pauline of Rodey, NM; and sisters, Helen Vigil and husband, Raymond of Stockton, CA and Carrie Norero and husband, Mike of Albuquerque. She is preceded in death by her husband, Alex Sullivan, May 3, 1995; children, Ronnie Sullivan, Sandra Sullivan, and Dora Sullivan; granddaughter, Marie Sullivan. Mrs. Sullivan was a member of St. Bernadette Catholic Church. Rosary will be recited Friday, April 23, 1999, 7:00 p.m., at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 11401 Indian School Rd. NE. Mass will be celebrated Saturday, April 24, 1999, 9:00 a.m., at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 11401 Indian School Rd. NE, with Father Tom Zotter, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be her granddaughters and great-granddaughters. Memorial contributions may be made to the Eucharistic Chapel at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 11401 Indian School Rd. NE, 87112. Friends may visit St. Bernadette Catholic Church, Thursday, 6:30 p.m. until rosary.
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Tredway -- Riley Vance Tredway, resident of Albuquerque since 1950, died April 18, 1999 at the age of 87. He had been residing at Albuquerque Manor Nursing Center for the past year. Mr. Tredway worked many years in the dairy product business for Slade's Foremost and Creamland Dairies. He had been retired since 1977. Mr. Tredway was a charter member of Los Altos Christian Church. He was a current member of Albuquerque Elk's Lodge #461 and a life member of the New Mexico Square Dance Association. He married Bonnie Belle Lee in April, 1937, at Mt. Pleasant, Texas. She preceded him in death in October, 1976. He is survived by his son, Stanley Tredway and his wife, Sassy of Golden, CO; two married grandchildren, Doug Tredway and his wife, Cody of Tulsa, OK and Lauren Ziebarth and her husband, Danny of Lakewood, CO; two great-grandchildren, Dakota and Dillon Tredway of Tulsa, OK; two surviving sisters, Euna Harris and Ruby Krebbs who reside in Lubbock, TX. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 22, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. in the Palm Chapel of Strong-Thorne Mortuary with Rev. Alan Abraham officiating. Stanley Tredway, Doug Tredway, Danny Whittaker, Don Newell, Ron Neuschwanger and Danny Ziebarth will serve as pallbearers. Interment will follow in Sandia Memory Gardens. Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave. SE, in charge of arrangements.
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Vinsik -- Harriet"Jo" Vinsik, a resident of Albuquerque since 1972, went to be with the Lord, Monday, April 19, 1999 after a long illness. Since arriving in Albuquerque from London, England, Jo was a longtime member of Hoffmantown Church and most recently Fellowship Baptist Church. Mrs. Vinsik was known for her generosity and she contributed to many local and national charitable organizations. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Yeoman Master Chief Petty Officer, Raymond P. Vinsik, USN, (Ret.). Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 22, 1999 at Fellowship Baptist Church, 414 Charleston SE, with Dr. John Blue and Pastor Darrell Kepler officiating. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. Memorial contributions may be made to Fellowship Baptist Church, PO Box 8871, Albuquerque, NM 87198 or to the charity of your choice in Mrs. Vinsik's memory. French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
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Voss -- Kenneth R. Voss, age 54, passed away on Saturday, April 17, 1999. He is survived by three sons, Kenneth Voss Jr. and Scott Voss of Milwaukee, and James Ball of Albuquerque; one granddaughter, Amber of Albuquerque; two brothers, Robert Voss and Ron Voss of Albuquerque; and one sister, Karen VanSlett of California; three nephews, Ken Voss, Bob Voss Jr. and Gary Voss of Albuquerque; three nieces, Mary Sue Hans, Lisa DeVargas, and Stacey Voss of Albuquerque; and numerous friends. A memorial to celebrate Ken's life will be held at Jeri's Tavern in Eastdale Shopping Center, 9450 Candelaria NE, on Saturday, April 24, 1999, starting at 3:00 p.m. Cremation by Direct Services, 2919 4th NW, 343-8008.
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Young -- Robert L. Young passed away April 20, 1999 in Sequim, WA. He was born October 19, 1921 in Alhambra, CA to George and Alta (Hodson) Young. For many years he worked as a Maintenance Supervisor for the Baker Comodities Co. and in 1996 retired and moved to Sequim, WA. He is survived by his wife, Darleen; one son; two daughters; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. There will be private family services. 
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