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Aragon -- Cruzita I. Aragon, 74, beloved and devoted mother, grandmother and sister, was called home to be with the Lord, Monday, October 4, 1999, while surrounded by her loving family. Mr. Aragon was born in Las Vegas, NM and was a resident of Albuquerque. She is survived by four daughters, Dolores Valdez, Sylvia Lucero and husband, Jaquin, Cecelia Aragon, Theresa Sanchez and husband, Juan; three sons, David Sanchez and wife, Manuelita, Raymond Aragon and wife, Charlotte, Henry Aragon and wife, Eileen; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are one brother, Ingacio Sanchez; two sisters, Margaret Morales, Lupita Sanchez; special cousin, Annie Duran; and numerous nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by her loving family. Visitations will be this evening, from 6:00 p.m. until the time of 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 Thursday, 10:00 a.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with Fr. James Moore as Celebrant. Casket bearers will be Eddie Joe Sanchez, Randy Sanchez, David Sanchez, Joe Sanchez, Karl Valdez and Benny Lucero. Honorary bearers will be Chris Martinez, Carlos Sanchez, Ruben Griego, Ross Martinez, Nick Griego and Marc Valdez. Funeral services are in the care of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave. SW, 243-5222.
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Atkerson -- Walter F. Atkerson, 74, a resident of Albuquerque for 62 years, died Friday, October 1, 1999. He is survived by his wife, Margaret of the family home; daughter, Miriam Newman and husband, Lloyd of Albuquerque; sons, John Atkerson and wife, Lorna of Bellvue, CO, and Jerry Atkerson and wife, Renee of Albuquerque; step-daughters, Donna Taylor and husband, Cookie, JoAnn Reddy and husband, Robby, all of Albuquerque; step-sons, Jay King and wife, Jane of Albuquerque, Bill J. King, George King and wife, Cris, all of Henderson, NV; sister, Betty McBaine and husband, Tilford of Columbia, MO; brother, Robert L. Atkerson of Corrales; 18 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. Mr. Atkerson was preceded in death by his wife of 36 years, Evelyn Atkerson. He was a father, husband and friend, who gave his love to everyone whose life he came in contact with. He was loved by all who had the opportunity to know him. Graveside services will be held Thursday, 2:00 p.m., at Santa Fe National Cemetery, with Pastor John W. Atkerson officiating. Pallbearers will be Jerry Atkerson, Jay King, Bill King, George King, Brent Newman, Cookie Taylor, Robby Reddy and Quentin Taylor. Honorary pallbearers will be Lance Newman, James P. Davison, J.C. King, Joseph King, Kendall Atkerson, and Onan Atkerson. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE, Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ft. Collins' Calvary Chapel Church, 1318 Blue Spruce, Ft. Collins, CO 80524 or the National Kidney Foundation of NM, 4819 Prospect Ave. NE 87110. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Averill -- Henry (Bud) Kerr Averill, born June 27, 1922 in Ft. Wayne, IN, to Clyde S. Averill and Anna Kerr Averill; a resident of Albuquerque for 74 years, passed away Sunday afternoon, October 3, 1999 at a local hospital. Bud is survived by his wife, Jesusita (Jessie) Diaz Averill of Albuquerque; son, Dr. William Allen Averill of Placitas; daughters, Rev. Mary Kathleen Averill Erwin of Aztec, NM and Analisa Averill Martinez of Albuquerque; three grandchildren, Michal La Dawn Erwin, Myranda Martinez, and Steven Hernando Martinez; one sister, Mariana (Billie) Averill Campbell of Albuquerque; and one brother, Clyde (Buzzy) S. Averill II of Tijeras, NM. Henry was very active as a master plumbing and heating contractor in the Albuquerque area. He was the Mechanical Supervisor for Mossman-Gladden Homes for 30 years and owned his own business for several years. He was instrumental in starting a non-union apprenticeship program for the plumbing trade in New Mexico and was a past president of the Albuquerque Plumbing Contractors Association. Henry served in the U.S. Army, First Division, in Europe during World War II. Henry was an avid sportsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and observing wildlife. At his request, no formal services will occur. Celebration of his life by family and friends took place on October 4, 1999. He was loved and respected by by family, friends and all who knew him and will be greatly missed.
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Cline -- Charles"Chuck" Cline, 54, a resident of Albuquerque for three years, died Sunday, October 3, 1999. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Joanna Cline of Albuquerque; daughter, Debbie Baxter of Albuquerque; son, Virgil Craft and wife, Robin of Albuquerque; granddaughters, Sabrina Adam and husband, Arturo of Oceanside, CA, Christina Baxter, Shannon Baxter, Gabriela Craft and Danielle Craft, all of Albuquerque; grandson, Dante Romero of Albuquerque; great-grandsons, Xavier Timmons and Alex Adam, both of Oceanside, CA; sisters, Elsie Cline and Ruth Cline, both of Stateline, PA; and brother, Joseph P. Cline of New Jersey. Mr. Cline retired after 20 years of service in the U.S.A.F., receiving many awards and decorations. Graveside services will be held Thursday, 1:00 p.m., at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be the K.A.F.B. Honor Guard. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE, Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
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Gilson -- Nina B."Granny" Gilson, 95, a resident of Belen, died Monday, October 4, 1999. She is survived by her daughter, Peggy Hodges of Belen; grandchildren, Jimmy Wade and wife, Judy of Nobel, OK, Debbie Washburn of Belen and Steve Gilson of Limitar; great-grandchildren, Tyson Wade and wife, Tammy, Cory Wade and wife, Laura Beth, all of Jonseboro, AR, Sloan and Desiree Washburn of Belen, and Kaycee and Gavin Gilson of Ruidoso; great-great-grandson, Wesley James Wade; and numerous nieces and one nephew. Mrs. Gilson was a native New Mexican, she was born on March 19, 1904 to a longtime ranching family in the Glenwood, New Mexico area. She and her husband, Earl were cattle ranchers in Catron Co. NM for over 48 years. Nina also lived in Reserve, NM for a number of years before she moved to Belen. She was a loving mother, grandmother and aunt, who will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Services will be held Thursday, 2:00 p.m., at Glenwood Community Center, Glenwood, New Mexico, with Pastor Tom Duseck officiating. Interment will follow at Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Wayne Shelhorn, Auggie Shelhorn, Travis Kiehne, Wesley Snyder, Dean Spurgeon, Chad Le Seur, Beau Bruton and Curt Kiehne. Honorary pallbearer will be Grem Lee. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE, Wednesday, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
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Gutierrez -- Frank L. Gutierrez, 86, beloved brother and uncle, was called home to be with the Lord, Sunday, October 3, 1999. Mr. Gutierrez was a lifelong resident of Albuquerque; a proud World War II veteran, who served in the United States Army; and was a parishioner of San Jose Catholic Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tomas and Candelaria Gutierrez; two sisters, Mary Candelaria, Tomasita Chavez; and one brother, Tony Gutierrez. He is survived by four brothers, Domingo Gutierrez and wife, Bobbie, Max Gutierrez and wife, Emma, Elisio Gutierrez and wife, Mary, and Vitor Gutierrez and wife, Lala; and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by his loving family. Final viewing will be this morning, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., in the Chapel of Garcia Mortuary. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated this morning, 10:00 a.m., at San Jose Catholic Church, 2401 Broadway SE. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Daniel Chavez, Martine Chavez, Ranchy Gutierrez and Roy Anaya. Funeral services are in the care of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave. SW, 243-5222.
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Hernandez -- Mr. Tomas Hernandez Sr., 81, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away on October 4, 1999. Mr. Hernandez was the beloved husband of 20 years to Isabel Hernandez. He is also survived by his children, Marylou Torres, Estella Elewell and husband, Aniseto, Antonia Wixom, Ray Vargas and wife, Debbie, Evelyn Gonzales and husband, David, Sandra Pusac and husband, Charles, Tom Hernandez Jr., and Michael Hernandez; one brother, Johnny Hernandez and wife, Barbara of L.A., CA; 25 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; two aunts, Albina Hernandez and Annie Lovato; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mr. Hernandez was a member of the Catholic Church, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in World War II. A Rosary will be recited Wednesday evening, 7:00 p.m., at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 5415 Fortuna NW, with visitation at the church after 6:30 p.m. Gabriella Nieto will recite the Rosary. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday morning, 9:00 a.m., at Holy Rosary Church, with final viewing at the church from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. Father Joel Garner, Celebrant. Committal service will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 12:00 noon. Pallbearers will be David Gonzales Jr., Joseph Archuleta, Mike Wixom, Alfred Torres, Edward Elewell and Thomas Elewell. Honorary will be Charlie Pusac and David Gonzales Sr. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Rd. SW, in charge of arrangements.
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Lavadie -- Felimon"Phil" Manuel Lavadie, 84, of Taos, passed away on October 4, 1999. He was a former County Assesor, State Representative, Bureau of Land Management, and loved politics. He did ranching most of his life. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Lavadie. He is survived by his children, Toby Lavadie (Gloria), Richard Lavadie and Rosina Lavadie. He is also survived by three grandchildren; brother, Chris Lavadie; and sister, Juanita Montoya. A Rosary was held on Tuesday, October 6, 1999 at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Taos. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, October 6, 1999, 10:00 a.m., at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Taos, with burial to follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. Pallbearers will be Madrilio Duran, Hewey Burt, Augustin J. Harmon, Felix Vargas, James Duran, and Art Martinez. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Martinez, Gilbert Lavadie, Bobby Lavadie, Ronnie Martinez, Max Martinez, and Dennis Montoya. Arrangements by Rivera-Hanlon Funeral Home, 505-758-3841.
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Lewis -- Funeral services for Mrs. Mary F. will be held on Wednesday at the Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, where the Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 12:00 noon. Arrangements by the Salazar & Sons Mortuary, 400 3rd St. SW.
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Muse -- Lola Muse, 89, a resident of Albuquerque since 1991, died Tuesday, October 5, 1999. She is survived by her daughters, Angie Carter of Albuquerque and Sarah Dunlap and husband, Noel of Kila, MT; son, David Cade and wife, Aline of San Angelo, TX; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mrs. Muse was a member of the Rebekah Lodge for 32 years; and a member of the local Triple Link Rebekah Lodge #10 since 1983. Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held Thursday, 2:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, 1111 University Blvd. NE. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to All Faiths Receiving Home, 1709 Moon NE 87112. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Padilla -- Juan G. Padilla, 77, beloved husband, father, and grandchildren, was called home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, October 5, 1999. He is survived by his loving wife, Esther Padilla of the family home; his children, Juanita Arnaiz of Phoenix, AZ, Genevieve Navarro, Juan Padilla and wife, Theresa, both of Barstow, CA, John Sanchez and wife, Lita, Jane Van Damme and husband, Richard; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by his loving family. Evening services will be conducted tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Garcia Mortuary, on the corner of 8th and Iron. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday morning, 10:00 a.m., at Aposento Alto Church, 2501 Alamogordo NW, with Pastor Rueben Garajardo. Interment will follow at La Joya, NM. Funeral services are in the care of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave. SE, 243-5222.
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Pena -- La familia de Clarinda Mares de Pena vivia originalmente en Porto de Luna, una provincia de Nueva Espana. Ellos viajaban hasta Galisteo y decidieron a parar porque ellos estaban cansados. Ya que la economia en Albuquerque fue mejor, la familia se mudo y establecida su residencia en al Plaza Vieja. Durante este tiempo, el rio pasaba entre las comunidades de Barelas y la Paza Vieja y por eso Clarinda Mares nacio en Barelas, el 27 de novembre, 1903. Este sitio ahora es una calle llamada, Las Calles de Los Rios. Clarinda Mares y Emiterio Pena se casaron el 5 de mayo, 1918. Ella tenia 15 anos. Ellos pasaban su vida en la Plaza Vieja, crediendo su familia. Ella era una mujer que creia en su independencia. Los Pena tenian un restaurante porque ella queria su nuestro dinero. No queria depender de nadie para las cosas cotidianas. Clarinda Mares de Pena era una miembra orgullosa del American Legion y las Madres Cristianas. Ella era amada por su familia, murio en paz el 4 de octubre, 1999. Ella esta sobrevivida por su hermana, Amalia Aragon; sus hijos, Mary Pena-Noskin, Emiterio Pena Jr., Raymond Pena y Martin Pena; sus nietos y sus briznietos. Estaba precidido en su muerto por su esposo Emiterio Pena, y sus hijos Frank Pena y Martha Pena de Gutierrez. The family of Clarinda Mares de Pena, originally lived in Porte de Luna, a province of New Spain. After leaving Porto de Luna, they traveled until they reached Galisteo, where they decided to stop because they were tired. The economy was better in Albuquerque, so once more the family moved on and settled in the Old Town community. During this time, the river passed between the two communities of Old Town and Barelas, and because of this her birthplace happened to be Barelas, November 27, 1903. This site is now a street called Las Calles de los Rios. Clarinda Mares and Emiterio Pena were married on May 5, 1918; she was only 15 years old. They spent their life in the Old Town area, raising their family. She was a women who believed in her independence. The Penas owned a restaurant because she wanted to have her own money. She didn't want to depend on anyone for everyday things. Clarinda Mares de Pena was a proud member of the American Legion and the Madres Cristianas. She was beloved by her family; she died in peace on October 4, 1999. She is survived by her sister, Amalia Aragon; her children, Mary Pena-Noskin, Emiterio Pena Jr., Raymond Pena and Martin Pena; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren survive her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emiterio Pena; and her children, Frank Pena and Martha Pena de Gutierrez. A Rosary will be recited this evening, 7:00 p.m., at San Felipe de Neri Catholic Church, located in the Old Town Plaza. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, 11:00 a.m., also at the church. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Casket bearers will be her grandsons, Nestor Pena, Gregory Pena, Michael Gutierrez, John Pena, Marty Pena; great-grandsons, Charles Martinez and Clayton Mullins. Funeral services are in the care of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave. SW.
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Robertson -- Dr. Roy R. Robertson, 96, a resident of Albuquerque since 1940, died Sunday, October 3, 1999. He is survived by his wife, Berdella Mellum Robertson of the family home; son, John Robertson of Santa Fe; daughter, Selma Robertson of Albuquerque; granddaughter, Barbie Robertson of Santa Fe; and brother, Robert Schultz and wife, Carlene of Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Robertson was a graduate of the University of North Dakota in 1928, and North Western University School of Medicine in 1931. He married Berdella Mellum in 1931. Dr. Robertson had a private practice in Albuquerque from 1940 to 1977. He was the Clinical Instructor in Medicine at UNM School of Medicine from it's organization until 1968. Dr. Robertson was the President of Bernalillo County Medical Association in 1946. He was a member of the State Medical Society and the American Medical Association. For many years, he was the chairman of Health and Safety Committee for the Boy Scouts of America. He was active in the Watercolor Society, Genealogy Club, and the Scandinavian Club. Services will be held Thursday, 1:00 p.m., at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1100 Indian School Rd. NE, with Pastor Larry A. Wright and Pastor Melinda J. Wagner officiating. Entombment will follow at Chester T. French Memorial Mausoleum, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association of NM, 525 San Pedro NW, #101, 87108. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Sanchez -- Johhny R. Sanchez, age 39, of Albuquerque, passed away in Albuquerque on Sunday, October 3, 1999. Johnny was born February 15, 1960 in Albuquerque to Eduardo and Melba Sarracino Sanchez. Johnny is survived by his mother, Melba Sanchez of Grants; his two sons, Felipe and Isiah Sanchez; his daughter, Valerie Sanchez-Wright; his eight brothers, Rudy and his wife, Dorothy Garcia, Victor and his wife, Mary Sanchez, Jerry Sanchez, Patrick Sanchez, Randy Sanchez, Joseph Sanchez, Leroy and his wife, Sonia Sanchez, and Chris and his wife, Aileen Sanchez; four sisters, Shirley and her husband, Andrew Torres, Rhonda and her husband, Abel Gutierrez, Sandra and her husband, Curtis Marez, and Darlene and her husband, Gilbert Garduno; and his two grandchildren, Tyler Wright and Alex Sanchez. Johnny was preceded in death by his father, Eduardo Sanchez in May, 1999; and his brother, Mark Sanchez. Visitation will be Wednesday, beginning at 4:00 p.m., at Grants Mortuary Chapel. The Rosary will be Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., at Grants Mortuary Chapel. The Funeral Mass will be Thursday, 10:00 a.m., at St. Teresa Catholic Church, with Fr. Godfrey Blank, O.F.M. officiating. Burial will follow at Grants Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Jerry Sanchez, Patrick Sanchez, Chris Sanchez, Edward Sanchez, Victor Sanchez and Curtis Marez. Honorary bearers will be Rudy Garcia, Leroy Sanchez, Randy Sanchez, Joseph Sanchez and Gilbert Garduno. Grants Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
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Santillanes -- The family of Mr. Michael"B.B." Santillanes wishes to thank all their relatives and friends who were in attendance of the Rosary and Funeral Services for Mr. Santillanes. 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 Third St. SW.
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Savage -- Melvin L. Savage, 71, of Billings, Montana, formerly of Albuquerque, died Monday evening, October 4, 1999, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings. The son of George and Jewell (Coonfield) Savage, he was born in Los Angeles, California on July 25, 1928. Survivors include his children, Brenda Williams of Virginia, Darla Pike of Texas, Jennifer Burgess of Colorado, Sandy Lightfield of Montana, Dwight Hughes of North Dakota, and Randy Savage, Tom Savage, and Mona Juve, all of New Mexico; 16 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jaenene on January 6, 1997. Graveside services with Military Honors will be held 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 12, in the Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe. Berardinelli Mortuary of Santa Fe has charge of arrangements.
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Sluga -- Joseph L. Sluga, 87, born in Sugarite, NM, and a resident of Albuquerque for 51 years, died Monday, October 4, 1999. He is survived by his sons, Donald L. Sluga and wife, Carolyn of Windsor, CO and Harold Sluga and wife, Kay of Espanola; brother, Frank Sluga of California; sister, Mary McKnight of Roswell; grandchildren, Shane Sluga and wife, Gena of Phoenix, AZ, Ronney Sluga and wife, Karen of Rio Rancho, and Tambra Nash and husband, John of Albuquerque; and great-grandchildren, Megan Sluga, Allison Sluga, Jeff Nash, and John Nash. Mr. Sluga was very knowledgable about northern New Mexico history and Indian Arts. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of the Cimmaron, NM Masonic Lodge, Elks Lodge in Albuquerque, and a 75 year member of the S.N.P.J. Services will be held Friday, 10:30 a.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, 1111 University NE, with Rev. Larry Castillo-Wilson officiating. Eulogy will be presented by Ed Marinsek. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. Pallbearers will be Shane Sluga, Ronney Sluga, John Nash, Clint Atwood, Gary Atwood and Mark Brozovich. Friends may visit French Mortuary, Thursday, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Albuquerque Christian Children's Home, 5700 Winter Haven Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Trujillo -- Bennie Trujillo, 1918 - 1999 (son of Frank Trujillo and Emma Vigil, formerly of Willard, New Mexico) died on September 26, 1999 in Los Angeles. Survived by brother, Albert Trujillo, wife, Rachel Trujillo; daughters, Stella Varey, Emily Devlin, Pat Delli Veneri, Theresa Hew; and son, Bennie Jr.; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Born in Willard, New Mexico, he later moved to Mountainair, where he met and married Rachel Tabet of Mountainair in 1938. He came to Los Angeles in 1942 and worked as an electrician for Douglas Aircraft Company. In 1947, he opened B&A Electric with brother, Albert, serving such prominent customers as the Southern California Flower Growers, Santa Fe Railroad, United Merchants, and L.A. Baking Company, among others. Retired and closed business in 1998. Will be be remembered by family, friends, and business associates for his kind nature, generosity, energy, and many varied talents. Although he moved to California, his heart was still in New Mexico, where he often returned for high school reunions and to visit his favorite places such as Jemez Springs in the Manzano mountains. Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 2nd in Manhattan Beach, CA. In carrying out their father's wishes, the surviving family will spread Bennie's ashes in Jemez Springs in the near future. Anyone wishing to contact surviving family members may contact his daughter, Theresa Hew at (562) 426-5235.
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Webster -- In Loving Memory of WALTER A WEBSTER March 29, 1924-October 6, 1998 Brother, it's been a year since you left us. We miss you very much. All your Family
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Wells -- Jacqueline May Wells, 68 years, born June 12, 1931, died October 3, 1999."Jackie" was born in Evanston, Illinois to Homer and Annabel Wills. The early years of her life were spent in and around Des Plaines, IL, a suburb of Chicago. She moved to Albuquerque with her children, Dawn and David in 1969. She worked as an LPN at Lovelace for 23 years, where she was the legendary"Shot Lady" giving inoculations to all Overseas travelers. She was so good at giving painless shots that she was frequently requested by Mayors, Hollywood stars, and anyone seeking a soft touch with the needle. She was preceded in death by her mother, Annabel Wiesman. She is survived by her sister, Marilyn Finney and her husband, Edwin of Albuquerque; daughter, Dawn Halpern and her husband, Dr. Neal Halpern of Corrales; and son, David Wells and his wife, Heidi of Albuquerque; her grandchildren, Whitney (17), Erinn (13), Jessica (13), Katelyn (6) and Benjamin (1). Services to be held Thursday, October 7, 1999, 10:00 a.m., at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Kachina Chapel in Taylor Ranch.
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Zanios -- George J. Zanios, 80, a resident of Albuquerque since 1955, died Tuesday, October 5, 1999. He is survived by his son, Jim Zanios and wife, Patsy of Albuquerque; daughter, Kristie Skarman of Newport Coast, CA; mother of his children, Eva Zanios of Albuquerque; former wife, Mary Vandenradt, and loving family; grandchildren, Jay Zanios, James Zanios and wife, Pamela, all of Albuquerque, Ashley Skarman, of Newport Coast, CA and Suzie Whitney and husband, Doug of Mission Viejo CA; great-grandchildren, Talitha Rose Zanios and mother, Kimberly of Santa Fe, Nick Whitney and J.J. Whitney; brother, Chris Zanios of Florida; and sisters, Marie Malaktaris, Stella Pathoulous, both of Iowa, Jean James of Michigan, Louella Rumeliote of Minnesota and Helen Berris of Michigan. Mr. Zanios was preceded in death by his sisters, Fela Soumas, Liz Paras,and Gert Ringus; brother, Tom Zanios; and son-in-law, John Skarman. Mr. Zanios was the founder of Southwest Egg Company, which is presently Zanios Foods. He was a member of St. George Greek Orthodox Church. Trisagion will be held Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, 1111 University Blvd. NE, with Father Mario Giannopoulos officiating. Services will be held Thursday, 10:00 a.m., at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 308 High St. SE, with Father Mario Giannopoulos officiating. Private interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. Pallbearers will be Roy Chenoweth, Tom Bertelle, Jamie Zanios, Greg Patten, Charles Bradley, and Chris Kirikos. Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Vatoseow, Mike Argeanas, Dr. Tom Arvas, and Chris Daskalos. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 308 High St. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE. .DMP
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