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Bryant -- Charles William"Bill" Bryant, 66, of Elk City, Kansas, died Sunday at 3:16 p.m. in the emergency room at Mercy Hospital. Services will be Thursday, 2:00 p.m., at the Webb & Rodrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Brooks, Pastor of the First United Methodist Church, and the Rev. Matthew Wint of Wichita, officiating. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery at Elk City with Military Rites by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Memorials are suggested to the Elk City Methodist Church. Mr. Bryant was born October 6, 1933, in Independence, Kansas to Basil and Estella (Volz) Bryant. He attended Elk City schools, Independence Community College, and Wichita State University, where he studied mechanical engineering. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Mr. Bryant had worked as a computer analyst in Topeka, KS, Atlanta, GA, and Portales, NM, retiring at the Gas Company of New Mexico in Albuquerque in 1995. Since retirement he had divided his time between Elk City and Kingwood, Texas. On November 23, 1995, in Independence, he married Georgia Hawthorne and she survives. Mr. Bryant was a member of the Elk City Methodist Church and attended the First United Methodist Church in Independence. Other survivors include a son, David C. Bryant of Kingwood, TX; and a daughter, Connie Bryant of Austin, TX.
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Crepeau -- Marjorie C. Crepeau, 78, a resident of Albuquerque since 1965, passed away in the presence of her family, Tuesday, November 2, 1999. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Eugene Crepeau, July 26, 1999; and three grandchildren. She is survived by nine daughters, Adine Crepeau of Colorado Springs, CO, Cathy Schuck (Jim) of Dayton, OH, Carol Sanchez (Michael) of Albuquerque, Jeanette Wayne (Richard) of Albuquerque, Mary Lusk (Sam) of Irving, TX, Cecelia Johnston (Ken) of Colorado Springs, CO, Elaine Bryan (Dave) of Albuquerque, Renee Kiczek (Stan) of East Ampton, NJ, Diane Hendrix (Martin) of Colorado Springs, CO; three sons, Paul Crepeau (Lorie) of Mobile, AL, Michael Crepeau (Lisa) of Albuquerque, and Joseph Crepeau (Jennifer) of Albuquerque; one brother, Harold Sievers of San Antonio, TX; 34 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was cherished and will be remembered by all. And because of her tireless love and caring."There was always room for one more." She was a member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church and a member of Birthright of Albuquerque, Inc. Visitation will be held 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, at Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave. SE. Rosary will be recited November 4, 1999 at 7:30 p.m. in Palm Chapel of Strong-Thorne, 1100 Coal SE. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, November 5, 1999, 10:00 a.m., at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 833 Arizona SE. Pallbearers will be Michael Crepeau, Joseph Crepeau, Dave Bryan, Harold Sievers, Carol Sanchez and Jeanette Wayne. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Birthright of Albuquerque, Inc., 209 Palomas Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108. Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal SE, in charge of arrangements.
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Dixon -- Robert B."Bob" Dixon Sr., 72, a resident of Albuquerque since 1938, died peacefully at home Saturday afternoon, October 30, 1999, of heart failure. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Ottis and Alice Dixon; and brothers, Ralph A. and Merl Dixon. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Betty; sons, Robert B. Jr. and wife, Kathy, Gary S. and Michael O., all of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Rebecca Lynn and Robert B. III; brothers, Ronald O. and wife, Jeanne of Arizona and Gene F. and wife, Betty of Albuquerque. Bob was employed by PNM as a lineman for 20 years. He was a member of IBEW, Local 611 for 50 years. Since late 1970, he and Betty owned and operated a mobile home park. Memorial services will be held Saturday, 1:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, 1111 University Blvd. NE, with Pastor George Morris officiating. Interment of cremains will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery at a later date. The family requests that memorial contributions be made in his name to Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation Presbyterian Hospice Homecare, P.O. Box 26666, 87125-6666 or to the charity of your choice. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Gunderson -- Edythe I. Gunderson, 86, a resident of Albuquerque for 22 years, died Tuesday, November 2, 1999. She is survived by her son, Vernon Dale Gunderson of San Diego, CA; daughters, Shirley Alley of Albuquerque and Kathy Tidy of Philadelphia, PA; sister, Arlene Childs of Philipsburg, KS; 16 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren; and special friends, John and Alda Breer of Albuquerque. Mrs. Gunderson was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Floyd H. Gunderson. Services will be held Friday, 2:30 p.m., at Chester T. French Memorial Mausoleum, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. Entombment will follow at Chester T. French Memorial Mausoleum. Pallbearers will be John Breer, Pete Alley, Vernon Gunderson, Luke Alley, Wayne Alley and Laura Alley. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE, Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
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Herrera -- Funeral Mass for Mr. Fermin Herrera Sr. will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, November 4, 1999, at the Holy Child Catholic Church with Father John Carney officiating. Interment will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe at 2:30 p.m. Arrangements by the Salazar & Sons Mortuary, 400 Third St SW
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Hughes -- John Henry Hughes, Jr. age 73, a resident of Albuquerque since 1956, died November 1, 1999. He is survived by his daughter, Allyn Hughes and her daughter, Shonee Lynn Hughes of Albuquerque, two sons, John Richmond Hughes and wife, Stella Sue of Witchita Falls, TX and their children, Billy White, Tracee Joy Kennedy and husband, Shawn, Timothy Joseph Hughes and Cortnee Joy Kennedy, son, William Hughes, and wife, Penny, their children, Nichole Leigh Hughes, Casey Elizabeth Hughes and Ammaretta Constebelle Hughes all of Deep Creek, MD, E.J. Emmons who was like a son to him and his dog,"Miss Rebel". He was a member of American Legion Post #99 and a life member of VFW Post 401 and N.F.R.A. #200. Visitation will be held Thursday, November 4, 1999, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held Friday, November 5, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. in the Palm Chapel of Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave SE. Interment will be in Santa Fe National Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave. SE, in charge of arrangements.
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Kasten -- Norman Grany Kasten Jr. 1962 - 1999Mr. Norman G. Kasten Jr. died Tuesday after a long illness. He was born February 25, 1962 in Tucson, Arizona. In October 1989 he married Angela Gilmore and they moved to New Mexico in 1992. Mr. Kasten has been a resident of Los Lunas since 1995 and was employed as sales manager at Enchantment Tire Company. He took care of his family and loved being in the woods logging. Norman G. Kasten Jr. is survived by his wife, Angela Kasten of the family home in Los Lunas; children, Tara LaReigh Kasten, Mystery Norelle Kasten, Amber Nicole Mullen, Amanda Elizabeth Mullen and Bryan Christopher Mullen; father, Norman G. Kasten of Showlo, AZ; sisters, Sharon McNeil of Showlo, Judy Thompson and her husband, Joe of Madison, SD. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gracie Kasten in 1995. Funeral services will be held Friday, 10:00 a.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Hwy 314 and James St. in Los Lunas with Bishop Tim Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Terrace Grove Cemetery in Belen. Pallbearers will be Joseph Jaramillo, Joe Joe Jaramillo, Rick Parker, Anthony Gilmore, Terry Gilmore and Justin Irwin. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society at 201 Eubank NE, Suite B2, Albuquerque, NM 87123. Arrangements by Riverside Funeral Care Center of Los Lunas, 865-1386.
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Lackens -- The family of Col. Ned Lackens wishes to thank all those who took the time and rejoiced in the celebration of his life. To know that he is now with his Heavenly Father and that his trials and tribulations have passed made his life a testament and example for all who knew him. Arrangements by Vista Verde Mortuary.
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Manning -- William August Manning, born in San Andres, Columbia, South America on November 9, 1922 to Rosalina Chavez and Issac August Manning, died in Albuquerque on November 2, 1999. BA Geology; MA Linguistics; Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA; guitarist, writer, poet, friend, and a faithful believer in God's promises. Married to Joyce F. McCurdy on November 9, 1947. Beloved husband for almost 52 years and loving father of five, Cesar A. Manning of Bogata, Columbia, South America, Charles E. Manning and spouse, Marlene of Baton Rouge, LA, Rose V. Ulibarri and spouse, Ronald of Albuquerque, Susan E. Hoefer and spouse, Roger D. Scott of Albuquerque, Diana J. Suender of Las Cruces; grandfather of 21, eight children to Cesar in South America, John W.P., Kim J. Sheila L. and Charlene S. Manning of Texas, Kelly R., Chris A. and spouse, Jill Ulibarri of Albuquerque, Matthew F., Ada (deceased) and Danny H. Hoefer of Albuquerque, Leia (Suender) Phelps and spouse, Jacob of San Diego, CA, Sara W. and Matthias R. Suender of Las Cruces; great-grandfather of one, Ethan R. Suender of Las Cruces; brother to Charles Issac and spouse, Doris Manning of Miami, FL; uncle to Mabeline and Zelinda; brother to Ruth M. Johnson (deceased) of California and Abigail De La Cruz (deceased) of California; and uncle to Rick, Jolaine, Neidene, Yolanda, Abigail and Albert. We say adios, but not goodbye as we shall all go to join him and those that have gone before. Life is but a passage toward eternity the prize. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to Presbyterian Hospice, 8100 Constitution Place NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, be made in William A. Manning's name.
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Martinez -- Fred G. Martinez, 77, a resident of Albuquerque since 1953, died Saturday, October 30, 1999. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Rose Rael Martinez of Albuquerque; daughters, Virginia M. Woodward and husband, Grant of Dana Point, CA and Julianne M. Leighty and husband, Michael of Ft. Worth, TX; sons, Ronald F. Martinez and wife, Suzy of Phoenix, AZ and Eugene G. Martinez and wife, Anita of Minneaopolis, MN; grandsons, Brett Woodward and Ryan Woodward, both of Dana Point, CA; and 2 granddaughters, Tamara Leighty and Megan Leighty, both of Ft. Worth, TX; sisters, Rufina M. Gonden and husband, Frank of Concord, CA and Sylvia M. Fator and husband, Tom of Arcadia, CA; aunt, Lena McElroy and husband, Tom of Las Vegas,NM; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Martinez served in the U.S. Navy for many years. He was a member of American Legion Post 100 and the Disabled American Veterans. Mr. Martinez was also a member of Queen of Heaven Church. He taught History at Valley High School. Mass will be celebrated Thursday, 10:00 a.m., at Queen of Heaven Church, 5311 Phoenix Ave. NE, with Father Johnny Lee Chavez, Celebrant. Interment will take place at 12:30 p.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Pacheco -- Mr. Florencio C. Pacheco, 66, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away on November 2, 1999. Mr. Pacheco is survived by two daughters, Lupe Lucero and husband, Richard, Dina Chavez and husband, Nash; three sons, Eddie Pacheco, Ramon Pacheco, Florencio Pacheco and wife, April; seven grandchildren, Darlene, Anthony, Delilah, Gabriella, Andrea, Amanda and Carlos; one great-granddaughter, Mekela; two sisters, Albina Gonzales and husband, Matias and Rumalda Romero and husband, Max; two brothers, Leo Pacheco and wife, Gloria and Modesto Pacheco and Stephanie; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mr. Pacheco was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita in July of 1999. Mr. Pacheco was a member of the Catholic Church and Veteran of the U.S. Marines, serving in the Korean Conflict. A visitation will be Thursday evening in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel, 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW, from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. by Quintin Pacheco and the Pinetenters. Final visitation will be Friday morning in the Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 811 Guaymas Pl. NE, from 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m., with mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. by Father Luis Jaramillo. Interment will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Leo Pacheco, Anthony Romero, Gilbert Pacheco, Carlos Chavez, Adrian Garduno and Rick Guest. Gabaldon Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
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Powell -- James I. Powell, 84, a resident of Albuquerque for 82 years, passed away quietly Monday, November 1, 1999. Jim served in the US Navy during WWII as a Chief Electricians Mate. He owned J.I. Powell Company, Electrical Contractor, for over 30 years before retiring in 1979. Jim loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman. He dearly loved and missed his late wife,"Bert". Jim and Bertha were happily married for 42 years before she passed away in 1992. His survivors include three daughters, Susan Bobbitt and husband, Bill of Irving, TX, Deb Stark and husband, Larry of Albuquerque, and Barbara West and husband, Joe of Albuquerque; four grandsons, James Bobbitt of Irving, TX, Chris Lovato of Los Angeles, CA, Daniel Castellano and wife, Maria and David Castellano and wife, Adonica, all of Albuquerque; one step-grandson, Joseph West of Albuquerque; three great-grandchildren, Daniel Castellano, Breeana Castellano and Joel Castellano, all of Albuquerque; brother-in-law, Lee Neighbors and son, Matt; sister-in-law, Lillian Klineline; dear friends, Al and Fran Jobe; lifelong friend, Charlie Hobson; and numerous friends from La Familiar Cafe. Memorial services will be held Thursday, 10:30 a.m., at Calvary Chapel, 4001 Osuna NE, with Pastor Chip Lusko officiating. Interment of cremations will take place at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Provins -- Andrew Roy Provins Jr., 67, a resident of Albuquerque for ten years, died Tuesday, November 2, 1999. Cremation has taken place. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Sanchez -- Carlos Raul Sanchez, 21, of Arroyo Seco, passed away unexpectedly October 29, 1999 in Thailand. He is survived by his parents, Dennis and Loraine Sanchez; and brother, Raul T. Sanchez. A Rosary will be held on Friday, November 5, 1999 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, November 6, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. Both services will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Taos. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Taos State Park, Carlos Sanchez Memorial Fund, Peoples Bank, Taos, NM. Arrangements by Rivera-Hanlon Funeral Home, 505-758-3841.
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Sanchez -- Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Trinidad (Trini) C. Sanchez will be celebrated Thursday morning, 10:00 a.m., at St. Anne Catholic Church, 1400 Arenal SW, with visitation at the church after 9:30 a.m. Father John Shedlock, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Rd. SW, in charge of the arrangements.
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Santistevan -- Cynthia (Cindie) Santistevan, 33, a resident of Albuquerque, died Tuesday morning, November 2, 1999. She is survivied by her fiance, Michael (Mike) Peshlakai; four children, Adrian, 13, Joseph & Jessica, 8, and Damian, 4 months old; mother, Olivia; father, Henry; one brother, Arnold; one sister, Priscilla; grandmother, Luisa Cordova; and many cousins, aunts and uncles. Services will be held Friday evening, 7:00 p.m., at Southside Church of God, 1409 Vito Romero Rd SW.
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Schoonover -- Donald Ray Schoonover II died on November 2, after along illness. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Donald R. Schoonover of Punta Gorda, FL; and sister, Susan B. Appleby of Tewksbury, MA. A resident of Albuquerque since 1979, graduated from Kents Hill School in Maine, 1962; attended and graduated from the following schools, Babson Institute, Boston University, UNM, College of Santa Fe, Community College of Santa Fe, and U of Texas, Arlington; several academic honors including Presidents Honor Roll, member of MENSA; last worked as a peer counselor on volunteer basis for V.A. Hospital and also performed other psychological duties. Burial will be in Morenci, MI. Cremation arrangements are being provided by Sunrise Society, 891-8200.
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Tribelhorn -- Margaret Kern Tribelhorn, 85, passed away November 3, 1999. She was a lifelong resident of Denver, Colorado until she moved to Albuquerque in 1995. She is survived by one daughter; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private memorial services will be held. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th NW, 343-8008.
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Velasquez -- Florence Velasquez, 60, a resident of Albuquerque for eight years, died Saturday, October 30, 1999. She is survived by her children, John P. Velasquez of Phoenix, AZ, Joseph Velasquez and wife, Rebecca of Santa Fe, Valerie DeAguero and husband, Joseph of Espanola, Annette Aguayo and husband, Robert of Albuquerque and Robert O. Velasquez Jr. and wife, Trinnie of Espanola; ten grandchildren, Joseph Velasquez, Paul Velasquez, Timothy Velasquez, Joshua Velasquez, Robert Velasquez, Christopher Velasquez, Joseph DeAguero Jr., Nicolette DeAguero, Naomi Velasquez, and Kayla Velasquez; and brothers and sisters, Bernie and Alfred Mendiha, Donna and Melvin Alvaro, all of Hawaii, Ellie and Lonnie Johnston of California, Nattie and Wilfred Nicolas, Irene and Allen Sandry, Richard and Prescilla Solon, Judi Solon, Robert and Lynn Solon, Randy Solon, all of Hawaii, and Gloria Jean Wirth of California. Mrs. Velasquez was a member of Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, where she was active in the choir. She enjoyed participating with the"Mall-Walkers" group at Winrock Mall. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert"Bobby" Velasquez Sr. in June, 1991. Rosary will be recited Thursday, November 4, 1999, 3:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE, with Deacon Pilar Garcia reciting. Mass will be celebrated Friday, November 5, 1999, 10:00 a.m., at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, 5310 Claremont NE, with Father Johnny Lee Chavez, Celebrant. Interment will take place at 1:30 p.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Gary Beyer, Chris Shuey, Harold Newlander, Don Hancock, Kevin Osegueda, and Amos Padilla. Honorary pallbearers will be Florence's seven grandsons. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE, Thursday, November 4, 1999, from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
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