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Baca -- Joe E. Baca, 78, went home to be with the Lord on July 25, 2002. He was born on November 9, 1923 in Albuquerque, NM. Services are pending and will be announced at a later date. Services are in the care of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave. S.W. 243-5222.
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Blea -- Delfina Blea, 70, went home to be with the Lord on July 22, 2002. She was born on October 24, 1931. A Graveside Service will be held on Friday morning at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 9:30 a.m.
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Dziedzic -- Ronald Stuart Dziedzic born May 22, 1949 in Dayton, OH passed away on July 23, 2002 at the VA Hospital after a short illness. Ron is survived by mother, Juanita Dziedzic; brother, Robert Dziedzic; sisters, Catherine Skillern and husband, Timothy Skillern, Emily Frazier and husband, Jerry Frazier; three nephews; and two nieces. Ron attended Sandia High School and was a graduate of TVI in Albuquerque. Ron was also a Vietnam Veteran. Ron left Albuquerque, NM in 1979 to reside in Portland, OR for five years then returned to Albuquerque. Private Memorial Services will be with immediate family. In lieu of flowers, please send your donation to the Albuquerque VA Hospital.
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Frazier -- Georgia Myrl Bray Frazier, 86, a resident of Albuquerque, died Tuesday, July 23, 2002. She is survived by her brother, Billy Clifton and wife, Opal of Wichita Falls, TX; three nephews, Jeffrey, Michael and Bradley Clifton; and cousins, Charles Whitney and Donald Whitney, both of Nampa, ID and Doris Robertson of Boise, ID. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Herman Frazier. Georgia was an activist for the Republican Party. She was a member of the Federated Republican Women, Past State Vice Chairman of Republican Party District 1, Patroness of Sigma Alpha Iota, UNM Music Dept, Council for International Visitors, Navy Auxiliary, the Bernalillo County Personnel Board and WAC Veterans Chapter 60. Services will be held Saturday, 10:00 a.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Bear Canyon Ward, 11750 San Victorio NE, with President Todd Jones presiding. Interment will take place on Monday, 10:30 a.m., at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be John James, Rick Brown, Gary Hargrove, George Clark, Senator Joe Carraro and David Vargas. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE, Friday, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Garcia -- Olivia Alessandra. We are sad to announce the short life of our daughter, Olivia Alessandara Garcia. She came and went in an instant, July 18, 2002, taking with her a lifetime of hopes and dreams we had for her. Even though our little princess is with God now, she will be truly missed, and never forgotten. Our beautiful princess is survived by parents, Gary and Elizabeth Garcia and grandparents, Joseph and Antonia Todd. Private services will be held. Family and friends thank you for your thoughts and prayers.
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Greigo -- Irma Griego, devoted wife and mother, loving sister, nurturing grandmother and caring friend, stepped into heaven July 24, 2002. Her many friends and family will greatly miss her cheerful ability to light up a room when she walked into it. Irma was a kind and gentle woman, never choosing to criticize others but always finding the good in them. No matter what the circumstances, Irma's faith never wavered and she continued to minister to others. She always had strength for others and was always there for everyone in her life. She had a way of making things better for people. Her listening ear and charisma drew people to her and made those around her feel important. Hospitable and welcoming, Irma was friendly to all she met. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. George and Irma are elders at Victory Love Fellowship. She served alongside George as an Area Minister, Family Fellowship Leader as well as serving on the Women's Advisory Board. In loving memory of Irma Griego, a memorial fund has been established for the new children's nursery. The family asks that any contributions be made in Irma's name to the Victory Love Fellowship Nursery Fund, 7201 Central Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87121. Irma?s heart was always with her children. We will always love you and miss you so much, and we are hanging on to the hope that we will all be together in heaven. Your loving family. Irma you're my precious baby, love you forever. Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Victory Love Fellowship, 7201 Central NW with Pastor Steve Smothermon, officiating. A reception will follow immediately after, at Victory Love Fellowship. French Mortuary, Westside Chapel, 9300 Golf Course Rd. NW.
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Griego -- The family of Flavia H. Otero wishes to express their sincere appreciation to all relatives and friends who were so kind, supportive and helpful during their recent loss. Your kindness will always be remembered and appreciated. Services were in the care of Garcia Mortuary 717 Stover Ave. SW 243-5222.
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Gurule -- Mrs. Josephine (Fina) Gurule, 86, a resident of Albuquerque passed away on July 23, 2002 at home with her loving family by her side. Mrs. Gurule is survived by one daughter, Helen Pino; seven sons, Alex Gurule and wife, Bertha, Adolph Gurule and wife, Pat, Alfred Gurule and wife, Sadie, Willie Gurule and wife, Dolores, Lawrence Gurule and wife, Lupe, Richard Gurule and Raymond Gurule; two sisters, Vickie Lopez and Erlinda Garcia and husband, Frank; three brothers, Joe T. Garcia and wife, Josie, Andy Garcia and wife, Lena, Eddie Garcie and wife, Lucy; 25 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mrs. Gurule was preceded in death by her husband Esequiel Gurule (1978) her daughter, Frances Gurule and two sons, Gilbert and Leo Gurule. Mrs. Gurule was a member of the Catholic Church. Visitation will be Friday evening at the Holy Family Catholic Church, 562 Atrisco SW from 7:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 8:00 p.m. by Gabriella Nieto. Final visitation will be Saturday morning from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. in the Church with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. by Father Manuel Viera. Interment will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Anthony Pino, Alex Gurule Jr., Alfred Gurule Jr., Lawrence Gurule Jr., Steve Gurule and Raymond Gurule Jr. Honorary Pallbearers will be ZOE, Joseph Gurule and Robert (Ervin) Gurule. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW in charge of arrangements. 243-7861.
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Gutierrez -- Reinaldo (Ray) D. Gutierrez, age 59, a beloved and devoted husband, father, grandfather, son, and brother was called home to be with the Lord our Savior, Tuesday, July 23, 2002, while surrounded by his loving family. Ray was a life long resident of Albuquerque; a parishioner of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church; a United States Army Veteran; and member of the American Legion Post 69. Ray enjoyed working with horses; he was a musician; but, the joy of his life were his children and grandchildren. He married the love of his life, Jeanette Sena on November 3, 1962 at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church. Ray will always be remembered by his sensitive but, humorous nature, he was a loving and caring man. He was preceded in death by his father, Jesus Gutierrez; father in law, Miguel Sena; a brother, Bobby Gutierrez; and a brother in law Benny Garcia. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Jeanette Gutierrez of the family home; his wonderful children, Ray Gutierrez and wife Margie, Stephen Gutierrez and wife Lorina all of Albuquerque, Frances Velarde and husband Rick of Farmington, NM, and Barbara Del Curto and husband Bryan of Rio Rancho; his precious grandchildren, Deanna, Derrick, Robert, Jonathan, Nicole, Ivan, Nathan, Christopher, Jonathan, Chubbers; and one great-grandson, Ethan. Also surviving are his mother, Rosario Gutierrez; six brothers; six sisters; his mother in law, Lola Sena; and numerous other relatives and a host of friends. Ray will be greatly missed by his loving family and by those who knew and loved him. On behalf of the Gutierrez family they wish to express their sincere appreciation to all those whom cared and loved Ray enough to be part of his life. May God bless each and every one of you. Final viewing will be this morning from 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. in the Chapel of Alameda Mortuary. Funeral services will be conducted this morning at 10:00 a.m. at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Benito Garcia, Paul Martinez, Tommy Garcia, Joe Gurule, Jason Schoolcraft, and Anthony Garcia. Honorary bearers will be all his grandchildren. Military Honors will be accorded by the American Legion Post 69 Honor Guard. Funeral Services are entrusted to Alameda Mortuary, 9420 4th Street NW. 898-3160.
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Hanson -- Joy M. Hanson, 63, a resident of Albuquerque since 1977, died Wednesday, July 24, 2002. She is survived by her husband, Wayne L. Hanson, of Albuquerque; sons, Wayne L. Hanson, II and wife, Denise, of New Orleans, LA; Martin Hanson and wife, Patsy and Michael Hanson, all of Albuquerque; daughter Marla Luong of Albuquerque; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two step-grandchildren; two step-great grandchildren and her brother, Leslie Freed of Loda, IL. Mrs. Hanson was preceded in death by daughter, Barbara Till on June 12, 1998. Mass will be celebrated Monday, July 29, 2002, 10:30 a.m., at Sangre de Cristo Catholic Church, 8901 Candelaria NE, with Father Albert J. Podvin, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. Pallbearers will be Robert Hanson, David Hanson, Richard Hanson, Danny Hanson, David Luong and Adam Johnson. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE, Sunday, July 28, 2002, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to American Brain Tumor Association, 2720 River Road, Suite 146, Des Plaines, IL. 60018.
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Herrera -- A Prayer Service for Benito"Benney" Herrera, 67, of San Patricio will be Thursday, July 25, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Jude's Catholic Church where the Funeral Mass will be on Friday, July 26, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Jude's Catholic Church with the Rev. Alfred Galvin and Rev. Dave Bergs officiating. Benny died Tuesday, July 23, 2002 in Albuquerque. He was born August 30, 1934 at San Patricio to Elisa and Manuel Herrera who both preceded him in death. He retired from General Electric in Albuquerque in 1994 and moved to San Patricio. He was a member of St. Jude's Catholic Church. He married Josie Chavez on July 16, 1954 at Ruidoso. He is survived by his wife, Josie of San Patrico; two sons, Frank Herrera of Roswell and Randy Herrera and his wife, Marie of Albuquerque; four daughters, Yvonne Sanchez and her husband, Reyes of San Patrico, Sylvia Gonzales and her husband, Gilbert of Ruidoso Downs, Kimberly Gutierrez and her husband, Lenard of Edgewood and Loretta Gallegos and her husband, Leroy of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Bethany and Christina Sanchez, Robert, Mikaila and Nathan Gonzales, Eris, Irene and Xavier Gutierrez, Alyssa, Andrea and Randy Herrera Jr. and Jude and Julian Gallegos. He was preceded in death by a brother, Benjamin Herrera. Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel, 341 Sudderth Dr., Ruidoso, NM 88345, 505-257-7303.
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Hults -- Jim I know how much you love me, As much as I love you, And each time that you think of me, I know you'll miss me too; But when tomorrow starts without you, I'll try to understand, That an angel came and called your name, And took you by the hand, And said your place was ready, In heaven far above, And that you'd have to leave me behind... The one you dearly love. So when tomorrow starts without me, Don't think we're far apart, For every time I think of you, You're right here in my heart.Jim, It's only been four months, but it seems like a lifetime....Love your wife, Yvonne
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Kross -- Polly Onichak Kross, 90, a resident of Albuquerque since 1953, died Tuesday, July 23, 2002. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Hawn and husband, Thomas of Scottsdale, AZ; granddaughter, Suzanne H. Schlador and husband, Michael of Seattle, WA; and grandson, Captain Christopher G. Hawn of Mountain Home AFB, ID. Mrs. Kross was preceded in death by her husband, George T. Kross. Mass will be celebrated Saturday, 10:00 a.m., at St. Joseph on the Rio Grande Church, 4020 St. Joseph Pl. NW, with Father Frank Prieto, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Kruger -- Elizabeth"Betty" Kruger, a resident of Albuquerque since 1948, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, July 17, 2002. She is survived by her husband, N. John Kruger; daughter, Bonnie Kelly and husband Hank, all of Albuquerque; grandson, Warren Kelly of Taos, NM; granddaughters, Rachel Robinson and husband Paul and Michal Kelly, all of Albuquerque and Amy Kruger of New Orleans, LA; great-grandsons, Bryce and Thomas Robinson of Albuquerque; and brother, William Rundell of Pennsylvania. Betty was born in Chicago, IL. Among her numerous accomplishments, she was the State Chairman of the Republican Party in New Mexico and twice chaired the Albuquerque Civic Symphony Ball. Betty was a Deacon at the First Presbyterian Church in Albuquerque. She was an active member of the Old Glass Club, Progress Women's Club, Sigma Alpha Iota Music Fraternity, Cosmopolitan Women's Club, P.E.O. Chapter AN, Daughters of the American Revolution Charles Dibrell Chapter, the Christian Women's Club and Daughter's of the Nile. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Graveside Service will be held Friday, July 26, 2002 10:30 a.m., at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE, with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth R. Clark, Jr. officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Albuquerque Christian Children's Home, 5700 Winter Haven Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120. Arrangements by French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Madrid -- Diego Madrid, 77, a resident of Albuquerque for the past 32 years and originally of Canjilon passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2002. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Gabinita Madrid; his parents, Ruben and Teresita Madrid; son-in-law, Nick Montano and a sister, Ofelia Martinez. He is survived by his wife, Gabina Madrid of the home in Albuquerque; two daughters, Genevieve Montano of Albuquerque and Vangie Marquez and husband, Max of El Rito; seven grandchildren, Darlene Garcia and friend, Andy Chavez, Nick Montano, Jr. and wife Monica, Danny Montano and wife Kristy and Angel Montano all of Albuquerque, Max Marquez, Jr. and wife Rose of San Juan, James Marquez and wife Margo of Santa Fe and Christina Galvez and husband Joseph of Ojo Caliente; 17 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mabel Rivera and husband Perfecto; one brother, Ponciano Madrid all of Grand Junction, CO. He is also survived by Christopher Orioste of Edgewood who was like a grandson; a nephew whom he helped raise, George Martinez and wife, Esther of Tijeras; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law whom he also helped raise, Jose Rivera of Rio Rancho, Leo Rivera and wife, Tina of Canjilon, Sergio Rivera and wife, Dorothy of Santa Fe, Reyes Manzanares and husband, Adelaido of Espanola and Sinfer Gomez and husband, Raymond of Albuquerque; many nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends. On Friday, July 26, 2002, visitation will begin at 2:30 p.m. and a Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. at the San Juan de Nepomuceno Church in Canjilon.Mass of Christian Burial is tentatively scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2002, at the San Juan de Nepomuceno Church in Canjilon.Interment will follow at the Canjilon Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Salazar Family of Block-Salazar Mortuary. 1-(505)-753-2288 or 1-800-443-4854.
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Madrid -- Josephine E. Madrid, 90, a former resident of Albuquerque, died Friday, July 12, 2002, in San Pedro, CA. She is survived by her sisters, Elizabeth Rose and Virginia Arcangel; daughter, Bella Hunter; sons, John Madrid and Patrick Madrid; grandsons, George Yambao, James Hunter, Tommy Abrams, Jason Hunter, Johnny Madrid, Anthony Madrid and Edward Madrid; granddaughters, Annabelle Medina, Tyna Abrams and Alexandria Madrid; great-grandsons, Perry Medina and Adam Yambao; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Services will be held Friday, July 26, 2002, at 10:00 a.m., at Kirtland Air Force Base Chapel, with Mrs. Von Alman officiating. Interment will take place at 1:00 p.m., at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE.
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Maxwell -- Mary"Elsie" Maxwell passed away at her residence on Monday, July 22, 2002. Mrs. Maxwell was born to Flavio A. Chacon and Lucinda Martinez Chacon in La Lama, NM on October 25, 1934. Elsie is survived by one son, Arnold L. Maxwell and wife, Karen of Albuquerque; three daughters, Veronica Fastnacht and husband, Paul of Albuquerque, Maxine Maxwell and Jim Beyer of Albuquerque, Ann Maxwell and Zeke Chavez of Rio Rancho, NM; three brothers, Tom Chacon and wife, Lucille of Littleton, CO, Ray Chacon of Denver, CO, Clifford Chacon and wife, Jean of Albuquerque; and one sister, Linda O'Donnell and husband, Fred of Trinidad, CO; eight grandchildren also survive. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold L. Maxwell; and one son, Dean Maxwell. From 1964 to 1968, Elsie volunteered at Mesa View Elementary as"Room Mother" for her children's classes and as a helper in the school's cafeteria. From 1968-1974, she volunteered at Casa San Jose with Margaret Gutierrez, helping the unwed mothers with their newborns. It was through that program that Charlie Begay, one of the program's children came to live with the Maxwell's as a foster child for about a year. Then from 1974-1977, she directed the"Guitar Choir" at St. Teresa Church which was 21 members strong and included her four oldest children. In February, 1976, she became the President of the First Legion of Mary at St. Teresa under the direction of Fr. Valentine Young, O.F.M. in 1977, she volunteered at the Grants Health Department and worked under the direction of local nurse, Margaret Bonomo. In 1983, she worked at Grants Health Store. This was where she really increased her interest and knowledge in herbs and their healing properties. On August 15, 1988, she became a Eucharistic Minister under Father Howard's direction and took communion to the sick. Elsie taught CCD, Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, for many years both at home and at St. Teresa School. In 1979, she worked at Kriegler's Deli for about a year as a cook with her daughters, Maxine and Ann and her sister, Linda. From 1992-1999, she was a volunteer and substitute teacher at St. Teresa School where her granddaughters, Vanessa and Sandra attended. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Friday, July 26, 2002 at Grants Mortuary Chapel. A Rosary will be recited on Friday, July 26, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church with Father Emeric Nordmeyer, O.F.M. officiating. Funeral Mass will be on Saturday, July 27, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Grants Memorial Park. Pallbearers include Cpl. Vanessa Maxwell, Sterling Davidson, Fred O'Donnell, Zeke Chavez, Jim Beyer, Ronald Maxwell. Honorary Pallbearers include Sandra Maxwell, Alexandria Maxwell, Mariah Maxwell, Matthew Maxwell, Kristopher Maxwell, Marcus Maxwell, Shannon Shiveley, Dominic Casados, Krystalee Casados, Brian Maxwell, Paul Cordova, Troy Chacon, Paul Fastnacht and Joe Silva. In lieu of flowers, Elsie had requested that donations be made to St. Teresa Catholic School, PO Box 668 Grants, NM 87020.
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Montoya -- Mass of Christian Burial for Benny Montoya will be celebrated on Friday morning at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Services are in the care of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave. S.W. 243-5222.
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Neprud -- Anne Caroline Neprud aka Anya Lund died July 2, 2002 in Santa Monica, CA. She was born September 4, 1924 in Suefenho, Manchuria to Carl A. and Josephine Hutchinson Neprud. She is survived by her sister, Elizabeth N. Love of Albuquerque; out of state nieces and nephews, Karen Wenzel Lewis, Mark Wenzel, Christina Wenzel Stenroos, Jacqueline Love Steffes, Katherine Love Janz, and Carl N. Love; and numerous other relatives. She was preceded in death by both parents, her sister, Margaret N. Wenzel of Florida and nephew, Eric H. Love of Albuquerque. She graduated as valedictorian of Milwaukee Downer Girls School, Wisconsin, and the University of Wisconsin, Madision. She also studied modern dance under Hanna Holm in N.Y.C., NY. While living in Albuquerque she was Director of Barelas Community Center. She resigned to become a bit actress in California under the stage name of Anya Lund which became her legal name. She will be missed by her many friends and relatives. Cremation has taken place. No local services are anticipated.
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O'donnell -- Dr. Edward Earl O'Donnell, 64, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2002, at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center after a courageous battle with prostate cancer. Dr. O'Donnell was the Vice President of the Defense Technology Group for the Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). Edward was born in Hobbs, New Mexico on September 16, 1937 to Thomas Edward and Bessie Louise O'Donnell. He is survived by his wife, Kathryn; his sons, Damon, Devon, and Doran; his daughter, Dari Bradley; his grandsons, William and Christopher; his granddaughters, Chelsea and Courtnea Bradley, Staci, and Tiffany; and his great-granddaughter, Natalie. Other survivors include his brother Jerry, and his sisters Jo Arnold, Shelia McDaniel. Edward is listed in Marquis Who's Who in World, Marquis Who's Who in America, Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and Who's Who in the West, and the Lexington Who's Who Registry of Executives and Professionals, for his many accomplishments as a research physicist. In 1999, Edward was formally recognized by the Navy for his work on the Fleet Ballistic Missile Program and for his service to the country since 1965. He had also earned many other awards from the Navy. Edward was considered a leader in electromagnetic pulse technology and primarily worked on the Polaris, Poseidon, and Trident Missile design. According to Rear Admiral G.P. Nanos, Jr., Edward's participation helped the United States in the developing and viability of these weapon's systems which have effectively been the world's primary deterrent to nuclear war. Edward received numerous awards from SAIC including an award for his participation in the Leadership Mentoring Program as a member of the first wave of mentors for the organization in 1996. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his support to the Navy Fleet Ballistic Program in 1996, the first award of that type given by the organization and in 1999, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the company's Security, Technology, Research, and Engineering sector. Edward married Kathryn in 1956 and attended college at Texas Tech University. In 1958, he transferred to New Mexico State University and continued his studies there until graduating with his Ph.D. in physics in 1965. He then moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado, taking on a position for Kaman Sciences Corporation. In 1970, he took a position for Science Applications International Corporation and continued to live in Colorado Springs, traveling nearly weekly to Washington D.C. for business. In 1986, Dr. O'Donnell moved temporarily to Destin, Florida to work with the Department of the Air Force on Space Defense Initiative (SDI). He then moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico although maintaining a residence in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. In 1999, Edward and Kathryn moved back to Freeport, Florida where he lived until his death Sunday. Edward loved life and lived it to the fullest. He was a devoted husband and father. He loved to fish and read. Many will remember Edward for his exceptional wit and sense of humor. His sense of humor was evident in his work and family life and was instrumental in helping him face his disease. Edward was diagnosed with advanced cancer in 1996. He remained upbeat and designed many of his own radiation cancer treatments, becoming an inspiration to many of his friends and others. Edward was advocate for early detection after his diagnoses which inspired many others to get annual physicals and discover cancer in the early stages where treatment is more effective. His confidence encouraged others with cancer to seek out his advice on treatment procedures and in dealing with the emotional aspects of the disease. He always encouraged others with cancer to have faith in Jesus and to fight the disease with a positive outlook to the future. The family expresses thanks to many of the doctors who treated Edward and helped him both spiritually and physically through his disease. Special thanks to Dr. Walther at Duke University, Dr. Michael Datolli, of Sarasota, Florida, Dr. Graeme Bolger and Dr. Fiveash, at the University of Alabama Brimingham, and all of the staff there. The family would also like to express the deepest thank you to the Emerald Coast Cancer Center's Dr. Harvey Hsiang, Dr. Ming-Chen Chang, and Dr. Y. Henry Hsaing. The family would also like to convey a special thank you to Dr. Harvey Hsiang for his kindness and loving care during this chapter of Edward's life. Funeral Services will be on Saturday, July 26, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. at the McLaughlin Twin City Funeral Home in Niceville, Florida with Reverend Samuel Mosely officiating. Visitation will be on Friday night from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The family requests that contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.
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Valverde -- In Memory of Frankie Valverde Jr. 1960 -2001It's one year since you've been gone We tried to make our lives go on It's been so hard to take We love and miss you everyday. Until we meet again,Love you always, Mom, Dad and Family
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