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Bosley -- Lottie M. Bosley, 85, a resident of Albuquerque since 1952, died Friday, October 15, 1999. She is survived by her sons, Findley Gazaway and wife, Barbara of Bakersfield, CA, Ed Hourigan and wife, Judy of Chico, CA, Marvin Hourigan and wife, Erlinda of Albuquerque, and Darwin Hourigan and wife, Ann of Jemez Springs; daughters, Fern McNabb and husband, Earl and Ann Scott and husband, Orville, all of Bakersfield, CA; 19 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Lottie was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Bosley, Sr. She was very active rasing children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services will be held Tuesday, 2:00 p.m., at Chester T. French Memorial Mausoleum Chapel, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE, with Pastor Lemuel Boyles officiating. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Chavez -- IN PERPETUAL REMEMBRANCE OF: DENNIS"DENNY" WAYNE CHAVEZ Dearly Beloved Son, Brother, and Father June 12, 1953 - October 19, 1984 Dad, Mom, Ron, Mike, Denise, and Corey
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Duran -- Mary Rachel Duran, born June 23, 1914 to Manuel and Juanita Dominguez in Ribera, New Mexico, passed away October 17, 1999. She had been a resident of Albuquerque for over 50 years, and had worked for the Sisters of Charity for over 25 years. Her husband, Natividad Duran Sr.; son, Joseph Patrick Duran and granddaughter, Michelle Lovato, preceded her in death. She is survived by her children, Natividad Duran Jr., Mary Lovato and husband, Ronald, Elsie Duran and William Saiz and children, Jonathon, Veronica and Luzita, Raymond Duran and Michael Duran and wife, Lydia; eight grandchildren, Stephanie Lovato, Lynnette Baca and husband, Gerald Baca, Ronald J. Lovato Jr., Robert B. Lovato, Shayna Duran, Andres Duran, Bianca Duran and Joshua Duran; and three great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Jordan and Lorenzo Baca. A Rosary will be recited Tuesday, October 19, 1999, 7:00 p.m., at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Wednesday, October 20, 1999, 11:00 a.m., also at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, where pallbearers will be Stephanie Lovato, Ronald Lovato Jr., Robert Lovato, Shayna Duran, Andres Duran and Gerald Baca. Honorary pallbearers will be Lynnette Baca, Bianca Duran, Joshua Duran, Sister Marie Vincentia, Joe and Pauline Martinez and Chris Quintana. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5810 Lomas Blvd. NE, Albuq. 87110. Hillcrest Funeral Home 225 San Mateo NE 265-5959
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Kemm -- Robert B."Bob" Kemm, 85, an Albuquerque resident since 1950, died Sunday, October 17, 1999. Mr. Kemm was a member of Our Lady of the Annunciation Catholic Church. He was also a longtime member of the Knights of Columbus, the Alameda Lions Club, and the Senior Citizen's Golf Association. During World War II, Mr., Kemm was a diesel engineer with the US Army Corps of Engineers. Following the war, he was a sawmill operator in Taos, NM. Prior to moving to Albuquerque, he was involved with various businesses including lumber and hardware, construction, a nightclub and real estate. He especially enjoyed working and operating the family cattle ranch near Mora, NM. In 1980, he retired from the Bernalillo County Road Department as a diesel mechanic. After his retirement, Mr. Kemm and his wife traveled extensively to Europe, the Caribbean and South America. He loved golfing and played often until moving into the Bear Canyon Estates Retirement Community in 1997. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Sophie Kemm; son, Robert P. Kemm; grandchildren, John V. Kemm, Leslie Michelle Kemm and Eric A. Kemm; great-grandson, Michael John Kemm; and a cousin, Gilbert Kemm, all of Albuquerque. He was preceded in death by his parents, Manuel and Otilia Kemm; and a brother, Manuel"Skippy" Kemm. Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 20, 1999, at French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, October 21, 1999, at Our Lady of the Annunciation Catholic Church, with Father Stephen Schultz, Celebrant. Entombment will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE, Wednesday, October 20, 1999, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Casa Angelica Home, 5629 Isleta Blvd. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105. French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
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Martinez -- Funeral services for Miss Paula Martinez will be conducted this morning, 10:00 a.m., at Friendship Baptist Church, 1200 Atrisco SW. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Funeral services are in the care of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave., S.W.
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Mcdonald -- Helen Marie McDonald, 83, was born on April 17, 1916 and went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on October 16, 1999. She was born in Rico, CO and passed away in the family home in Albuquerque. She had resided in Las Vegas, New Mexico, continuously from 1951 through 1998. In August of 1998, due to failing health, she moved in with her son, Rufe Jr., in Albuquerque. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 46 years, Rufe J. McDonald Sr.; and by her son, David G. McDonald. She is survived by two sons, Rufe Jr. and his wife, Dorothy, and Pete, all from Albuquerque, and David's widow (and her dear friend) Virginia from Billings, MT; one brother, France Ely and his wife, Dee of Albuquerque; and sister-in-law, Elna McDonald from Raton, NM; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She had many dear friends in the Las Vegas, NM and Albuquerque areas. Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held Wednesday, 11:00 a.m., at Azusa Christian Faith Assembly of God, 201 Valencia NE, with Pastor Phil Derry officiating. A luncheon reception will follow. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Azusa Christian Faith Assembly of God, 201 Valencia NE 87108 or Victory Life Church, P.O. Box 3086, Las Vegas, NM 87701. Thanks for the many kindnesses of her many friends and relatives and we pray Jesus' richest blessings upon us all. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Meyer -- Gordon August Meyer, born November 17, 1924, passed away on October 11, 1999 at the age of 74. He was born in Minneapolis, MN and was a resident of New Mexico for 32 years. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving his country in World War II. He served the community of Paradise Hills as a school crossing guard for 20 years at Sierra Vista Elementary School before retiring. He was a faithful and loving husband for 53 years. His passion was gardening and his greatest joy was his two daughters and six grandchildren. A rose garden service was conducted on October 18, 1999 at Vista Verde Memorial Park and a Memorial service will be held on October 23, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. at Tabernacle of Praise, 6013 Paradise Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Alta Mira Specialized Family Services-Fund for Autistic Children, 1605 Carlisle NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Sunrise Society is serving the family of Mr. Meyer, (891-8200).
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Molleur -- Audrey B. Molleur, 74, a resident of Rio Rancho for the past 25 years, passed away on Saturday, October 16, 1999. Audrey was born November 27, 1924 the daughter of Henri and Florance Guindon LaFontaine in Brooklyn, New York. Audrey had worked for Harris Intertype and then for Sunland Realty of Rio Rancho for ten years before retiring. She was preceded in death by a son, James Molleur. Audrey is survived by her son, Gary Molleur of Vallejo, CA; two granddaughters, Barbara Allen of North Carolina and Traci Molleur of Pennsylvania; and two great-grandchildren, Nash and Megan Allen of North Carolina. The visitation for Audrey will be today, Monday, October 18, 1999 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with the Rosary being recited at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Vista Verde Mortuary, Sara Rd. at Meadowlark Ln., Rio Rancho. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 19, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Vista Verde Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in Audrey's memory. Arrangements by Vista Verde Mortuary, Rio Rancho.
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Saiz -- Mr. Damacio Saiz, 96, a resident of Albuquerque passed away on October 17, 1999. Mr. Saiz is the beloved father to daughters, Josie Centeno and husband, Nick and Adela Armijo; sons, Samuel"Sam" Saiz and wife, Lorraine and Jimmy Saiz and wife, Lucy. He is also survived by one brother, Alcario Saiz; half sister, Mariana Sanchez and husband, Pamfilo; 18 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mr. Saiz was a member of the Catholic Church. A Rosary will be recited Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel, 1000 Old Coors Rd SW with visitation after 6:30 p.m. Gabriella Nieto, reciting. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 9:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 5415 Fortuna N.W. with final viewing at the church after 8:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be, Joe Armijo, Rick Armijo, Gilbert Armijo, Steve Centeno, Jimmy Saiz Jr., and Ernest Saiz. Honorary will be, Sammy Saiz Jr., and Dale Saiz. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Rd SW in charge of the arrangements.
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Sanders -- Frances Sanders, 92, a resident of Pine Bluff, Arkansas and a former resident of Albuquerque, died October 17, 1999. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Mary Helen Dobbins; and grandson, John Stephen Dobbins, all of Pine Bluff, AR. Mrs. Sanders was preceded in death by her husband, C.C. Sanders; and only son, John E. Dobbins. She moved to Pine Bluff, AR to live with her daughter-in-law in 1997. Services will be held Wednesday, 10:00 a.m., at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel, 7121 Wyoming NE, with Rev. Charles E. Price officiating. Interment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Lakeside United Methodist Church, 1500 Olive St., Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601. French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE.
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Torres -- Mr. Andres L. Torres, 79, a resident of Albuquerque passed away on October 18, 1999. Mr. Torres is the beloved husband of 54 years to Mary Torres. He is also survived by five daughters, Catherine Leyba and husband, Ernest, Josephine Lovato and husband, Gene, Judy Devore and husband, Bob, Debra Torres and friend, Adele Sanchez and Helen Garcia and husband, Jerry; one son, Richard Torres and wife, Linda; three brothers, Danny Torres and wife, Tommie, Robert Torres and wife, Stella and Fred Torres and wife, Clara; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mr. Torres was a member of the Catholic church, Veteran of the U.S. Army serving in World War II and is a Pearl Harbor survivor, member of the Legion of Mary, also a Disciple of Jesus and Mary S.O.L.T. Founder of West Side Little League. He was the chef at the original Hacienda Dining Room. A Rosary will be recited Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. at St. Joseph on the Rio Grande Catholic Church, 4080 St. Joseph Pl NW. Visitation will be at the church after 6:30 p.m. The Legion of Mary, reciting. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 9:00 a.m. at St. Joseph on the Rio Grande Church with final viewing at the church after 8:30 a.m. Father Frank Prieto, Celebrant. Interment will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Time to be announced. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Rd SW in charge of the arrangements.
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Valdez -- Manuela"Nellie" Valdez, 93, born April 8, 1906 to Manuel and Refugio Nevarez of Las Cruces, passed away Sunday, October 17, 1999. She is survived by her children, Arthur Valdez and wife, Betti of Dominican Republic, Martin Valdez and daughter, Bobbie Rivera, both of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Elaine Breen and husband, Larry, Rudy Rivera and wife, Georgia, all of Albuquerque, Valoree Lebron and husband, Ricardo, Valinda Valdez, John Valdez, all of the Dominican Republic, Robert Valdez of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Tom Valdez and wife, Claudia of Atlanta, GA, David Valdez and wife, Cindy of South Lake, TX, Teresa Martin and husband, Billy of Ft. Worth, TX and Vicky Rohana and husband, Salem of Jerusalem, Israel; 16 very special great-grandchildren; numerous loving nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Valdez; and ten brothers and sisters. Mrs. Valdez was a devout Catholic and a member of Queen of Heaven Catholic Church and the Queen of Heaven choir. She was involved in many church organizations including Catholic Daughters of America, Altar Society, Eucharistic League of the Blessed Sacrament and Sacred Heart League. She was a true trooper who survived breast cancer and a hospital stay for spinal meningitis. Always a welcoming hostess, she was a true example of a woman after God's heart. Memorial Rosary will be recited Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel, 7121 Wyoming NE. Memorial Mass will be celebrated Thursday, 10:00 a.m., at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, 5310 Claremont NE, with Father Johnny Lee Chavez and Deacon Pilar Garcia, Celebrants. French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE.
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Whitman -- Mildred French"Milly" Whitman, 60, a resident of Albuquerque since 1973, passed away Sunday, October 17, 1999. She is survived by and will be greatly missed by her husband of 31 years, Walter E. Whitman of Cedar Crest; daughter, Melinda A. Whitman of Cedar Crest; and twin sister, Linda F. Cuccia of Dallas, TX. Mrs. Whitman is preceded in death by her parents, Roland Woodward French and Mildred Dyson French. Milly was a beloved twin sister, wife, and mother. She loved good coffee, painting beautiful florals and gardening. From her southern vocabulary, she has taught us valuable words such as:"chit-chat","nippy-nap","doodlebug", and"fudge-tudge." Her love was unconditional and everyone in her home received love equally be it cat, dog, parakeet, or person. No one was ever left out. Milly was an accomplished artist and an avid gardener. She took great pride in transforming her East Mountain landscape into a lovely and prolific collection of flowers. Gaining inspiration from this beautiful environment, she also achieved great success in creating stunning landscapes on canvas. Drawing from her success in creating beautiful gardens, she spearheaded an ongoing program to beautify the Open Space in her neighborhood. For this significant achievement, she was honored as Outstanding Person of the Year in 1996 and further honored when the neighborhood renamed the Open Space as"Milly's Meadow." Her family and friends will deeply miss her friendship and love. She has found peace now and that is what is important to us. Services will be held Wednesday, October 20, 1999, 10:00 a.m., at French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE. Interment will take place at 12:30 p.m., at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ralph Deimling, Richard Brady, Michael Sillings, Jr., Anthony Cuccia III, Milton McCreary, and David Scibek. Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Kmatz and Timothy Scibek. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE, Tuesday, October 19, 1999, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5800 Lomas Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, or the Animal Humane Assoc. of NM Inc., 615 Viringia SE, 87108. Arrangements by French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
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Wiersema -- Ty Wiersema walked into the arms of Jesus on October 10, 1999. Ty was 34 years old. The beloved son of Jan and Chuck Hubert, the beloved brother of Connie Wiersema and beloved uncle of Michael, Trell, Chivon and Jeffrey Wiersema. Memorial services will be held at Sandia Baptist, 9429 Constitution NE, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
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