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Allen -- Charles Walter Allen, 81, of Mesa, Arizona, died Thursday morning, May 20, 1999, in a Mesa hospice house, following a brief illness. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. MaryAnn Scott-Allen of Mesa; one daughter, Jane Suzan Allyn (formerly Susan Findlay Allen Minser) of Quincy, IL; and one granddaughter, Rebecca Elizabeth Minser, MD, of Ft. Wayne, IN. Mr. Allen was a veteran of World War II. He was Field Engineer in the Weapons Training Division at Sandia Laboratories in Albuquerque from 1954 to 1980. Mr. Allen served as Vice Chairman of the Governing Board of the Technical Vocational Institute in Albuquerque for a number of years. Formerly he was an Industrial Education faculty member at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He received his Master's degree in Education with honors, at the University of Illinois in Champagne-Urbana in 1950. Mr. Allen was born and raised in Carbondale, Illinois. He was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Earl Allen of Carbondale; and his first wife, Maxine Findlay Allen of Albuquerque. The family is requesting donations to the American Cancer Society Research on Prostatic Cancer in lieu of flowers.
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Bachicha -- Richard B. Bachicha, 65, long-time Albuquerque resident, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 1999 at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque from complications of diabetes. Mr. Bachicha was born on January 22, 1934 in Encino, New Mexico. He graduated with honors in 1953 from Encino High School where he served as a Delegate to the prestigious New Mexico Boys' State Citizenship Course. He attended the University of New Mexico on a scholarship from the fund for the Advancement of Education sponsored by the Ford Foundation. He received a B.A. degree in Political Science which began a life-long passion for politics. He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Ft. Collins, Colorado and Germany. Mr. Bachicha began his illustrations career with the State of New Mexico as a Social Worker for the Department of Human Services in Rio Arriba County and served as County Director for Luna County. He retired after 25 years of services as the County Director of the Income Support Division in Dona Ana County where he was honored as Social Worker of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers. Mr. Bachicha served on many community and civic boards including serving as President of the League of United Latin American Citizens and President of the Community Action Agency in Dona Ana County. In 1998 he was one of 100 Albuquerque Citizens who participated in a Town Hall meeting to save Social Security attended by President Clinton. Mr. Bachicha is preceded in death by his parents, Alfredo and Mary T. Bachicha, a sister, Josie Gallegos, a brother, James Bachicha, sister-in-law, Julia Bachicha; three brothers-in-law, Antonio R. Gallegos, Vidal Luna and Arbran Ortega. He is survived by two brothers, Alfredo Bachicha Jr. of Portales and Tommy Bachicha of Albuquerque, and five sisters, Margie Ortega and Terry Luna of Albuquerque, Gloria Ortega and Connie Sisneros of Portales and Antonia Zumbrun of Los Angeles, three brothers-in-law, Max Ortega of Albuquerque, Andrew Sisneros of Portales and John Zumbrun of Los Angeles. He is also survived by special friend, Margaret Rodriguez and her children and Robert, Yolanda and Yvonne and their families. He is also survived by 39 nieces and nephews, 80 grand nieces and nephews and 19 great grand nieces and nephews all who love him dearly and appreciated his loving birthday acknowledgments. A Rosary will be recited by his brother, Tommy Bachicha, on Tuesday, June 15, 1999, 7:00pm, at Our Lady of Most Holy Rosary Church, 5415 Fortuna N.W., with visitation at the church after 6:00PM. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 16, 1999, 9:00am, at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church with final viewing at the church after 8:30am. Father Joel Garner, Celebrant. Burial will follow at the Encino Catholic Cemetery in Encino, New Mexico. Pallbearers include: Daniel Bachicha, Steve Gallegos, Jude Luna, Manuel Ortega, Max Ortega, Andrew Sisneros Keith Watenburger and John Zumbrun. Honorary pallbearers are: Reuben Crespin, Chuck Degani, Robert Lujan and all remaining friends. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Norbertine Community. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Rd SW in charge of the arrangement.
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Brady -- IN MEMORY OF JEFFREY SCOTT BRADY FEBRUARY 18, 1969 TO JUNE 15, 1989 TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH "Some people come into our lives and quickly go, Some stay for awhile, leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never the same." May you always walk in sunshine, And God's love around you flow. For the happiness you gave us, Very few will ever know. It broke our hearts to lose you, But you did not go alone. A part of us went with you, The day God called you home. A million times I've missed you, A million times I've cried. If only love could have saved you, You never would have died. Jeff is loved and missed by his 9 year old daughter, Amanda Marie, parents Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Brady, sisters, Tammy and Mark Rapp and Sydney, Shannon and Mark Kmatz and Kellison and Jeffrey.
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Carter -- Amber Leahanne Carter, 22 years old, born in Albuquerque, passed away peacefully at her home in Grover Beach, California on Thursday, June 10, 1999 after a valiant battle against cancer. Amber touched many peoples' lives with her strength, courage and love. She was a resident of the Grover Beach, California area for ten years and graduated at the top of her class from Arroyo Grande High School. She attended the University of San Diego and Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, California, where she majored in Psychology. Amber loved to dance and was a member of the Arroyo Grande High School and Gilbert Reed dance companies. She enjoyed painting in watercolors, doing latch hook, and cuddling with her kitties and her family. Amber was the beloved daughter of Tom and Janine Carter; and the big sister of Bridgett Carter. The visitation will be at the Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel in Grover Beach on Tuesday, June 15, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The vigil service will be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Arroyo Grande on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will also be held at St. Patrick's Church on Wednesday, June 16 at 10:00 a.m. Officiating at the services will be the Rev. Fr. James Henry. The interment will be at the Los Osos Valley Memorial Park in Los Osos, California for family members. In lieu of flowers, a memorial bench will be placed in Shell Beach, California in honor of Amber. Donations for this can be made at the Washington Mutual Bank, 1242 Grand Ave., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420.
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Compton -- Joyce Rosemary Compton, born in London, England, January 17, 1931, died June 10, 1999, after a long and valiant struggle with cancer. She leaves a husband of 45 years, James of Albuquerque; three daughters, Julia of Maputo, Mozambique, Jenny of Encinitas, CA, and Hilary of Albuquerque; three grandchildren, Susannah, Anastasia, and James; a sister, Audrey; a nephew, Miles; and a niece, Margaret of England. Thanks to all at Lovelace Medical Center, Albuquerque, where she had the best and kindest care imaginable through the whole course of her illness. If desired, donations may be made in her name to Headstart (Headstart, YDI Headstart Administration Office, 1600 Lomas Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104). Services will be held Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 5:30 p.m. St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 1500 Chelwood Park Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM.
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Duran -- Beatrice Duran, 42, a resident of Rio Rancho for the past five years, and before that in Albuquerque, passed away on Sunday, June 13, 1999 after a courageous battle with cancer. Bea was born October 5, 1956, the daughter of Ben and Cidelia Herrera Roybal in Embudo, New Mexico. Bea has been a Lab Technician with Lovelace Health Care before her illness. Bea is survived by her beloved companion, Robert (Barney) Ruiz; mother, Cidelia Roybal; daughters, Renee Duran and Andrew Marchello, Amanda Duran; grandchildren, Jordan Ruiz and Merina Machello; two sisters, Jo Ann Medina and husband, Carlos, Mattie Vialpando and husband, Steve; two brothers, Jacob Roybal and Aaron Roybal and wife, Cecilia; many nephews and nieces; special cousin, Rachel Montoya; many aunts and uncles; co-workers and special friends. A memorial service for Bea will be held on Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of Vista Verde Mortuary, Sara Rd., at Meadowlark Ln., Rio Rancho, with Danny Gutierrez of the North Side Assembly of God, officiating. A memorial service will also be held in Taos, NM on Thursday, June 17, 1999, 2:00 p.m., at the Taos Assembly of God with Rev. Louis Madrid officiating. Interment will be in Taos. Arrangements by Vista Verde Mortuary, Rio Rancho.
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Froonjian -- Jennie A. Froonjian, 82, formerly of Belen and now residing in Albuquerque, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 1999. Jennie was a member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church, and Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church in Albuquerque. Jennie was a long time business woman owning and operating Aragon Grocery Store on North Main St. in Belen for many years. She was preceded in death by her three brothers, Romelo, Billy and Jose Ray Aragon; sisters, Lourdes Lovato, Margaret Anaya, Flora Gutierrez, Sally Tanner, Peggy Davis; nieces and nephews, Ida Joe Cargo, Kathy Arellano, Cynthia Yanaga, and James Davis. Jennie is survived by her loving husband, Michael of 45 years of the family home in Albuquerque; her son, Paul also of Albuquerque; nieces and nephews, Sylvia Daniels, Rosita and Paublita Aragon, Lillian Herman, Henry Anaya, Rosalyn Mesquita, Mary Janet Rutkowsky, Margaret Rose Anaya, Pauline and Anna Anaya, Gertrude and Judy Gutierrez, Clifton Tanner, Loretta Sandoval, Ginner Castillo, Thomas Tanner, Mary Eileen Hovespain, Mark Tanner, Robert Davis. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 5:00-6:00 p.m. followed by a Rosary at 6:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. also at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Parish Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Henry Anaya, Robert Davis, Antonio Garcia, Frank Rutowsky, Eddie Sandoval, Tom and Clifton Tanner. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen, NM.
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Gonzales -- Patricio Antonio Gonzales, 51, a resident of Cedar Crest, NM, passed away Friday, June 11, 1999. He is survived by his wife, Rose Gonzales of Cedar Crest; three children, Dominic Gonzales of Cubero, NM, Gina Garcia of Albuquerque, and Metilda Gonzales of Trinidad, CO. Other survivors include his mother, Dolores Baca of Albuquerque; three brothers, Gilbert Gonzales and wife, Cecilia of Farmington, Danny Gonzales and wife, Arcelia of Albuquerque, John Martin Baca of Albuquerque; four sisters, Nora Hurley and husband, Bill of Albuquerque, Carol Johnson of Albuquerque, Maria Casaus of Tajique, NM, and Jane Sedillo of Albuquerque; and six grandchildren. Mr. Gonzales was a veteran, having served four tours in Vietnam and received the Purple Heart. Mr. Gonzales was a lifetime member of the M.O.P.H. and the D.A.V. Chapter 1966, where he was an Adjutant & C.F.O. & C.S.O. He was preceded in death by his father, Manuel Gonzales. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated this morning, 10:00 a.m., at the San Antonio Catholic Church, in San Antonio, NM. Interment to follow at the San Antonio Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Anthony Schnell, Dominic Gonzales, Merced Garcia, Gilbert Gonzales, Daniel Pino, Valentino Garcia Jr., Jimmy Sedillo and Manuel Sedillo. Funeral services are under the care of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave. SW.
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Irvin -- Illiff (Ike) Auburn Irvin, 72, a life long resident of Moriarty, passed away Saturday, June 12, 199 at his home in Moriarty, NM. Mr. Irvin was born December 13, 1926 to Albert C. and Maude (Seamen) Irvin in Moriarty, NM. Ike attended Moriarty schools and served his country in WWII from 1945 to 1946, he worked numerous years and retired from the Civil Service, he received several awards and letters for outstanding service while in the Civil Service. When he was very young, Ike started training horses and continued doing so until recently. He will be missed by the people whom he was acquainted with. The family wishes to thank everyone for all the caring, love, and help that everyone has shown. Mr. Irvin was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Maude Irvin; three brothers, Ancel, Ardeth (Cub), Conway; and two sisters, Billie and Vestel. He is survived by two sisters, Fawnie Blancett of Albuquerque, NM and Rema Bates of Moriarty, NM; four sons, David and Dianna of South Carolina, Paul and Judith of Portales, NM, Larry and Elena of Moriarty, NM and Chuck and Debbie of Amarillo, TX. He had nine grandchildren, Kerri and Tami Irvin, Emily Irvin and Elizabeth Horek, Betti Jo Walters and Joni Irvin, Eric Irvin, and Zach and Aaron Irvin; one great-granddaughter, Desiree Flores; and numerous nieces and nephews and cousins. Funeral Services were held Tuesday June 15, 1999--2:00 p.m. with Terry Connley officiating, with burial to follow at the Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers were Louie Gunther, Charlie Bates, Sugundo Encinias Jr., Dewayne Brittnell, Joe Russell, and Jake Jacobs, Honorary Pallbearers were Lloyd William, Guy Coombs, Mervin Henson, Stanley Henson, Charlie Martz, Brent Pebley and Frank Wells. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Harris-Hanlon Mortuary in Moriarty, NM.
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Jenkins -- Velma M. Jenkins, 88, a resident of Albuquerque since 1944, died Saturday, June 12, 1999. She is survived by her sons, Frank Jenkins and wife, Maxine, Cliff Jenkins and wife, Carol, all of Albuquerque, Richard Shanks and wife, Betty of El Paso, TX; daughters, Helen Fabian, Beverly Jean Kausrud, both of Highland, IN, Laverne Long of Albuquerque, and Phyllis Plant and husband, Bill of Stanley, NM; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren; sisters, Leona Treadway of East Alton, IL, Yvonne Wiseman and husband, Bradford of Woodriver, IL, Virginia Layton Dunkin and husband, Doyle of Albuquerque; and brother, Gerald Edelen and wife, Jean of Virginia Beach, VA. Mrs. Jenkins was preceded in death by her husband, C.Y. Jenkins; daughters, Beverly Fay McComb, Christina Jenkins; and son, Gary Shanks. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, 2:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd Chapel, 1111 University Blvd. NE, with Dr. Brian E. Davis officiating. Interment will take place in Alton, IL. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Kelly -- Ulis B. Kelly, 82, a resident of Albuquerque since 1967, passed away June 13, 1999. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Kelly of 51 years; two sons, Dr. Robert Kelly and wife, Claudia; granddaughter, Kristin of Albuquerque, David Kelly of Bakers Field, CA; two daughters, Elisabeth Kelly of St. Augustine, FA and Patty Kious of Albuquerque; brother, John L. Kelly and wife, Pauline of Carson City, NV; sister, Geraldine Kennedy and husband, Clifford of West Monroe, LA; and sister-in-law, Opal Kelly. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Victor and Veston Kelly. Mr. Kelly retired from the U.S.A.F. in 1967 with 30 years of service. He worked at UNM South Golf Course as pro shop Supervisor for 12 years. He was a member of La Mesa Presbyterian Church. Graveside services will be Thursday, 10:00 a.m., at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Memorial services will be held Thursday, 2:00 p.m., at La Mesa Presbyterian Church, 7401 Copper Ave. NE. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE, Wednesday, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, family requests memorials to the La Mesa Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 7401 Copper Ave. French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE.
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Martinez -- The family of Mr. Cristobal Martinez wishes to thank all their relatives and friends who were in attendance of the Funeral Services for Mr. Martinez. 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 & Sons Mortuary, 400 3rd St. SW.
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Mather -- Thomas Paul Mather, born May 28, 1957, passed away on his 42nd birthday, Friday, May 28, 1999. Tom was born in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, son of John W. and Nola E. Mather. He is survived by his life partner, Juan Sanchez of Albuquerque; his father, John Mather of Burnet, TX; his brother, Robert Mather of Albuquerque; and his sister, Susie Barlow of Canada. Tom was a son, brother, an uncle, and friend to all. He always touched those who knew him either in passing or as soon-to-be friends, never putting himself ahead of others. Tom was always by everyone's side during their times of need, lending a hand or giving them his last penny if he thought it would help. Tom was a truly exceptional individual the world will likely never be blessed with again. Tom would like us to celebrate his life rather than mourn his passing. Tom, were thankful that you were, and always will be apart of our lives. You will be missed by all, and we love you dearly. Please watch over us and may God bless you and your mother now that you are together. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to New Mexico AIDS Service, 4200 Silver SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-2721.
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Montoya -- Celina Montoya, age 89, born on March 6, 1910, passed away to be with the Lord on June 14, 1999. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Theodoro Salazar; second husband, Miguel Montoya; one older brother, Emilano Trujillo; and one grandson, Robert (Bobby) Mata. Celina is survived by four daughters, Dora McCoy, Emelda Garcia and husband, John Garcia, Kathy Gurule and husband, Charlie Gurule, Gloria Lovato and Michael Valencia; one older brother, Celio Trujillo; and one sister, Elisida Valdez; grandchildren, Michael Romero, Joseph Gurule, Charles Gurule III, and Elizabeth; and many great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by her loving family. She was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. A Rosary will be recited Wednesday, 5:00 p.m., at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Andrew Garcia, Teddy Garcia, Charles Gurule Jr., Steven Lovato, Bobby Mata Jr., Nicholas Mata. Honorary bearers will be John A. Garcia, Charles Gurule Sr., Michael Valencia, Roger Romero, Carlos Taylor, Modesto Chavez, Celio Trujillo Jr., Cerilio Trujillo. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to be made to the Sandoval County Senior Citizens Program at P.O. Box 40, Bernalillo, NM 87004. Services entrusted to Alameda Mortuary, 9420 4th St. NW, Norbert R. Baldonado Jr. F.S.I.
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Padilla -- Augustine Ramon Padilla, 42, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away June 11, 1999. He is survived by his mother, Andrea Chavez; one sister, Dolores Sandoval and husband, Joseph; one sister-in-law, Annette Padilla; two God-daughters, Eilene Padilla and Estrella Sandoval; one niece, Dana Padilla; three uncles, Pete Padilla, Edward Chavez and wife, Cleo, and Manuel Chavez and wife, Josephine; and two aunts, Annie Hall and Betty Chavez. His father, Horacio Padilla; and brother, Denerito Padilla preceded Augustine in death. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated this morning, 10:30 a.m., at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Pallbearers will be Edward Chavez, Robert Chavez, Anthony Chavez, Joseph Sandoval, Phillip Padilla and Victor Gomez. Funeral Services are under the care of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave. SW.
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Pitts -- Donald Stewart Pitts, 71, died Saturday, June 12, 1999, due to complications from Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease). He died peacefully with his family at his side. Mr. Pitts was born December 1, 1927 in Raton, NM. He served in the Army Air Corps. Mr. Pitts sang with the Lads of Enchantment Barber Shop Quarter and he retired from Sandia Labs in 1990, after 37 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Linda Kay Pitts; sons, David Pitts of Albuquerque, Michael Pitts and his wife, Virginia Pitts of Albuquerque, Randy Pitts and his wife, Katja Schlenkermann-Pitts of Germany; daughter, Karen Pitts of Memphis, TN; grandchildren, Ana-Lisa and Lars Pitts of Germany; brother, Ed Pitts and his wife, Wanda Pitts of Farmington, NM; and sister-in-law, Bette Lee Wilson of Albuquerque. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, June 16, 1999, 2:00 p.m., at Sandia Presbyterian Church, 10704 Paseo del Norte NE. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lou Gehrig's Disease Foundation, Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis Assoc., 21021 Ventura Blvd. Suite 321, Woodland Hills, CA 91364 or Sandia Presbyterian Church, 10704 Paseo del Norte NE, 87122."Love you, Sweetheart, Love you, Dad, we couldn't have asked for a better man." French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
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Racine -- Carl A. Racine, age 89, passed away June 12, 1999 at Presbyterian Hospital after a short illness. He was a lifelong musician with a rich and varied career. He was a member of The Chicago Symphony for many years after which he was on the Staff Orchestra of Radio Station WGN for 18 years. Carl first moved to New Mexico in 1959 when he opened a McDonald's at San Pedro and Lomas. He continued in the ownership of that business until 1964 when his wife, Marjorie DeLamarter Racine (daughter of Eric DeLamarter who was the Associate Conductor of The Chicago Symphony) passed away. He returned to Chicago and his first love of music. In 1994 Carl returned to Albuquerque to be close to his daughters. He is survived by his son, Eric DeLamarter Racine and his wife, Carolyn of Clear Lake, MN; daughters, Wendy Tidenberg and her husband, Harold and Lynn Racine of Albuquerque; three grandchildren, Wayne Racine of Champlin, MN, Cynthia Bambenek and her husband, Mike of Champlin, MN, Michelle Punzel and her husband, James of Tacoma, WA; and three great-grandchildren, He is also survived by two devoted friends, Edward Carey of Aiken, SC and Louis Vites of Sevierville, TN. Cremation has taken place. Services are pending. Carl was loved and admired by his family and a wide circle of friends. He will be missed. The family thanks the caring doctors and compassionate nurses who assisted Carl while he was in the hospital.
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Sanchez -- Nellie Sanchez, 73, a lifelong resident of Belen, passed away at home on Saturday, June 12, 1999. She was a member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. Nellie was retired from the Belen Public School System working first hand as a secretary to many Jr. High principles for well over 20 years. Nellie was preceded in death by her parents, Climaco and Trinidad Sanchez; three brothers, Richard, William, and Robert Sanchez. She is survived by her two sisters, Florinda S. Carter of Albuquerque and Dolores Sanchez of Falls Church, VA; one brother, Climaco Sanchez Jr. of Albuquerque. Nellie is also survived by her many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at Romero Funeral Home followed by a Rosary at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, 12:30 p.m., at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. Interment will take place at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be James Gutierrez, Milton Savedra, Fernandez"Sonny" Sanchez, Daniel, David, and Brian Carter. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen, NM.
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Seten -- Emily D. Seten, of Albuquerque, passed away on June 14, 1999. Cremation arrangements are being provided by Sunrise Society, 891-8200.
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Snapp -- Bettie Lou Snapp, 70, a resident of Albuquerque since 1944, died Thursday, June 10, 1999. She is survived by her husband, Wendell L. Snapp of the family home; daughter, Stacy S. Moses and husband, Eric and their child due June 15; son, Mark Snapp and wife, Katie and their children, Andrea and Sophie, all of Albuquerque; and cousins, Elsie Davidson Latimer and husband, Don of Albuquerque, Leslie J. Ake and wife, Lou of Luther, OK, and Mary Elizabeth Deatrick of Morristown, FL. Services will be held on Thursday, June 17, 9:30 a.m., at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 601 Montano Road NW. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lovelace Hospice, 5655 Jefferson St. NE 87109; the Cancer Society, Attn: Anne Martin, 5800 Lomas Blvd. NE 87110; or the charity of your choice. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Swift -- Wade R. Swift Sr., December 25, 1943 - June 9, 1999, died suddenly while visiting in Arkansas. He was a decorated Vietnam Veteran, having served in Southeast Asia from 1965 through 1978. Wade was preceded in death by his father, O.S. Swift of Texas City, TX, December 25, 1979; and his daughter, Wendy Ruth, December 26, 1994. He is survived by his mother, Merle Hughes of Houston, TX; sister, Becky Lisbong and husband, Walter of Galveston, TX; brother, Bobby Hughes and family of Houston, TX; children, son, Wade Jr. and wife, Gina of Albuquerque; daughter, Cendy and husband, Eugene Archibeque of Clovis; ex-wife, Jimmie Swift of Albuquerque; and nine grandchildren. Burial will be in Santa Fe, NM at the National Cemetery, date to be announced.
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Trujillo -- Dennis Joseph Trujillo, 33, passed away Saturday, June 12, 1999. He was born December 14, 1965 of Valentin and Margie (Gutierrez) Trujillo in Socorro, NM. He is survived by his parents of Magdalena, NM; fiancee, Frances Sisneros of Magdalena; son, Conrad Trujillo of Magdalena; daughters, Desiree and Angel of Las Vegas, NV and Dominique of Albuquerque; brothers, Frankie and wife, Yvette, Anthony and wife, Debby, and Chris and wife, Maria, all of Albuquerque; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Rosary will be recited Tuesday, June 15, 7:00 p.m., at St. Mary Magdalene in Magdalena, NM. Funeral Mass will be recited Wednesday, June 16, 2:00 p.m., at St. Mary Magdalene with Father Bill Sanchez as Celebrant. Interment will be in the Magdalena Cemetery. Pallbearers are Frankie Trujillo, Anthony Trujillo, Chris Trujillo, Tommy Trujillo, Simon Armijo and R.E. Gutierrez. Honorary pallbearers are Johnny Mackeyfill, Mackie Leyba, Bruce Sisneros and Brian Sisneros. Arrangements by Steadman-Hall Funeral Home, Socorro, New Mexico.
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Warren -- Frances G. Warren, 73, a resident of Albuquerque, went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 13, 1999. She is survived by a sister, Eva Holmes and husband, Richard of Albuquerque and their children, Richard and wife, Alyssa, and Jaime Holmes; children, Jeannette Rodgers and husband, Stanley, Vera Sanchez and husband, Robert, John Thomas Warren and wife, Vangie, Kirby Warren and wife, Rita, all of Albuquerque, and Sabrina Perea and husband, Robert of Los Lunas; nine grandchildren, Ernie and Chris of Bernardo, Tina and husband, Ramon, Rhonda and husband, Bill, Robert Paul, Derek, Tonya, Theresa, Lisa, Fabian and Xavier, all of Albuquerque; and three great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank Hospice for their wonderful care and thoughtfulness to the family.God looked around His garden and found an empty place. Then He looked down upon this Earth and saw your tired face. He knew that you were suffering, He knew you were in pain, He knew you never would get well upon this Earth again. He put His arms around you and lifted you to rest. God's garden must be beautiful He only takes the best.Funeral Services for Mrs. Warren will be held on Wednesday at the St. Therese Catholic Church where the Mass will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m. Burial will follow at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be, Robert Paul Sanchez, Fabian Warren, Derek Rodgers, Chris Lopez, Ernest Lopez and Richard Holmes. Honorary pallbearers will be Ramon Villegas and Xavier Perea. Visitation for Mrs. Warren will be held on Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Salazar & Sons Mortuary, 400 3rd St. SW.
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Ybarra -- Beatrice V. Gutierrez-Ybarra was born July 20, 1935 and died June 11, 1999 (a born again Christian) after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Juan Ybarra; and granddaughter, Monica Ybarra; and her brother, Bennie Gutierrez. She is survived by her son, Albert Ybarra; and daughters, Juanita Pimentel and husband, Saul Paniagua, Susan Ybarra-Hernandez and husband, Rito, and Victoria Ybarra; her sisters, Irene Montano and husband, Joe, Fina and husband, Ramon, and Francis Gutierrez. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Eliza-Pimentel-Andrade and husband, Ruben, Rosa Pimentel, Josie Baca and husband, David, Carolina Pimentel, Margaret Pimentel, Annette Ybarra, Raquel Ybarra-Houser and husband, George, Fabian Salgado, Alex Ybarra, Michelle Ybarra-Lucero and husband, Joey. She also is survived by 12 great-grandchildren and many cousins, nieces and nephews. She will be dearly missed by her family and extended family. Rosary will be at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, June 13, 1999, and Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. at the San Jose Parish Catholic Church, with burial to follow at the San Jose De Armijo Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Danny Moreno, Sonny Gutierrez, Fabian Salgado, Alex Ybarra, Ruben Andrade, and David Baca. Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Barron, Jason Fisbeck, Phillip Pimentel. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations. Burial arrangements are being provided by Metropolitan Direct Burial and Cremation Center, Inc. 
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