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ABERNATHY -- Jean Abernathy, 75, a lifelong resident of Albuquerque, died Thursday, November 24, 2005. She is survived by her daughters, Tracy D. Simmons and husband, Philip of St. George, VT, and Becky Martinez and husband, Patrick of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Kristin Simmons and Timothy Simmons both of St. George VT, Jacob Hebl, Matthew Martinez, Rachael Hebl, Hannah Martinez, and Sarai Martinez, all of Albuquerque; sister, Mary Jo Regan of Florida. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Abernathy. Mrs. Abernathy worked for many years as an Insurance Agent for AAA. She was a former member of Eastern Hills Baptist Church. Memorial Services will be held on Tuesday, 10:00 a.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel. Interment of cremated remains will be held at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Should friends desire, contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 9500 Montgomery NE, Suite 209, 87111. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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BACA -- Josie P. Mrs. Josie P. Baca, 93, a resident of Albuquerque passed away on November 23, 2005 peacefully at home with her loving family by her side. Mrs. Baca is survived by her loving daughters, Dolores Padilla, Priscilla Baca and Anna Baca; five grandchildren, Ricardo Padilla (Radio Personality), Rafael Baca (Esquire), Arthur Baca M.D., Yolanda Hall and Lupe Dragich; four great grandchildren, Don, Ellie, Nicole and Joe; two great great grandchildren, Keely and Evina; daughter in law, Nicky Baca; many nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends. Mrs. Baca was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Baca, a son, Major Jose R. Baca, a daughter, Viola Baca, three sisters, Theresa, Lucy and Rose, a son in law, Celso Padilla and a grandson, Michael Padilla. Mrs. Baca was a member of the Catholic Church. She was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and lived there until she married Albert in 1937. She was a special mother, Believing in God, Faith and Family. She was a wonderful cook and will leave a large void in the lives she touched. A visitation will be Sunday afternoon in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel from 1:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 2:00 p.m. by Esther Barela and the Legion of Mary. Final visitation will be Monday morning from 10:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 5415 Fortuna NW with Mass of the Resurrection to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. by Father Joel Garner and Father Roberto Fenzl con-celebrants of the Mass. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Ray Paiz, Fidel Rodriquez, Ponce Marquez, Steve Flores, Miguel Gonzales and Arthur Baca. Honorary pallbearers will be, Lorenzo B. Sanchez, Demetro Barela, Rafael Baca Gilbert Roderte, Jose "Pat" Garcia and Ricardo Padilla. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW 243-7861
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BIDEAUX -- Gary Lee Bideaux, 53, was born in Albuquerque on October 29, 1952 died on Tuesday. He is survived by his mother, Edith Bideaux-Hagge and his brother, William E. Bideaux and wife, Jo. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Homer and Mable Latham and paternal grandparents, Cecil and Louise Bideaux. Gary was in sales most of his life. He graduated from Del Norte High School and the University of Albuquerque. Cremation has taken place and as he requested, there will be no service. REFLECTIONS Funerals & Life Celebrations 2400 Washington Street NE 884-5777
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BISHOP -- Loren Ray Bishop, 72, died Friday, November 18, 2005 after a determined battle to recover from an earlier stroke that took an unfortunate turn. Loren was a hard working, intelligent and self-reliant man, who never let life's pitfalls break his farm bred spirit. He will be truly missed. He was preceded in death by his son, David and wife of 50 years, Margaret. He is survived by his son, and his wife, three wonderful grandchildren; an adopted daughter and extended family throughout his native state of Ohio. Please join us in remembrance of Loren's life. Services will be held Monday, November 28, 2005, 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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BOVA -- Caela Anne Tharp Bova, age 39, passed into heaven on November 25, 2005, in Albuquerque, NM. She was born February 20, 1966, in Houston, Texas, to Jack and Dorothy Tharp. She is survived by her husband of 17 years, Steven W. Bova; daughter Cassidy Elizabeth Bova; son Keith Henry Bova, all of Albuquerque, NM. Caela is also survived by her parents, Jack and Dorothy Tharp, of Houston, TX; two sisters, Connie Weber and husband Russ, and Carol Krysher and husband Ken, both of Houston, TX; many nieces and nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. She graduated from J. Frank Dobie High School in 1984; She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Zoology in 1988 from the University of Texas at Austin. Caela was an active volunteer in her children's school, Double Eagle Elementary, as well as her church, Grace Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held Sunday, November 27, 2005, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 7550 Eubank Blvd. NE. Services will be held Monday, November 28, 2005 at 12:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 7550 Eubank Blvd. NE. Interment will be held at South Park Cemetery in Pearland, Texas. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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BUCHANAN -- Monte Joe Buchanan October 3, 1961 - November 15, 2005 REFLECTIONS Funerals & Life Celebrations 2400 Washington Street NE 884-5777
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CANNON -- Steven Alexander Cannon September 20, 1951 to November 15, 2005 Services will be held at the Riverside National Cemetery; Thursday, December 8, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. Arrangements entrusted to RIVERSIDE FUNERAL HOME OF ALBUQUERQUE 225 San Mateo NE 505-764-9663
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CASTILLO -- Richard. The family of Mr. Richard P. Castillo would like to thank all their relatives and friends for their kind expression of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement; to Father Bill Sanchez, St. Edwins Catholic Church, presider of the Mass, to Gabriella Nieto for reciting the Rosary and to the pallbearers. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW
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CHAVEZ -- Peggy. Perhaps you brought or served food. Perhaps you sent a lovely card or sat quietly in a chair. Perhaps you sent a floral piece, if so, we saw it there. Perhaps you spoke the kindest words as any friends could say; perhaps you were not there at all, just thought or prayed for us that day. Whatever part the Lord had you play to console our hearts, we thank you so much and may He bless each one of you. The family of Peggy Chavez. French Mortuary 9300 Golf Course Rd. NW. (505) 897-0300
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CHAVEZ-NIETO -- Mary Lou. The family of Mrs. Mary Lou Chavez-Nieto would like to thank all of their relatives and friends for the kind expression of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement, to Father John, St. Anne Catholic Church, presider of the Mass, to Ignacio and Terri Gallegos for reciting the Rosary and to the pallbearers. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW
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D'ANGELO -- William C. D'Angelo, 43, passed away on Monday, November 21, 2005. He is preceded in death by his brother, Russell D'Angelo, Jr. He is survived by his parents, Russell Sr., Joann D'Angelo; sister, Michelle Swan and husband, Kenneth Swan; nephew, Blake Bristol; nieces, Brittany and Nichole Pennington; friends in Albuquerque and family in Chicago, IL. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 30, 2005, at The Shrine of St. Bernadette located at 11401 Indian School Road, NE. Internment will be held at a later date. Our family is thankful for all the kindness and support everyone has given through this trying time in our lives. May God bless you Bill, we love you. Arrangements in the care of RIVERSIDE FUNERAL HOME OF ALBUQUERQUE 225 SAN MATEO NE 505-764-9663
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DAHER -- Lola Tabet Daher, 96, of Albuquerque, passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2005. She is survived by her brother, Sam K. Tabet, Sr. and wife, Louise; and her sister, Thelma Millner both of Albuquerque; her Godchild and niece, Barbara Lutz; and many other nieces and nephews. She was born in Mountainaire, New Mexico and was a member of Risen Savior Catholic Community. She was the owner of Daher's Food Market on Broadway for over twenty years. A rosary will be recited on Tuesday, November 29, 2005, at 9:30 a.m., at Risen Savior Catholic Community, followed by Mass of Christian Burial. Pallbearers will be her nephews, Danny Tabet, Abby Tabet, Sam K. Tabet, Jr., Richard Tabet-Lopez, Alan Tabet, Rene Tabet, and Michael Tabet-Lopez. French Mortuary 7212 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505)823-9400
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ELLISON -- Jimmy Joel "Pap" Ellison, age 66, a resident of Albuquerque since 1968, passed away peacefully early Sunday morning, November 20, 2005 in Littleton, CO. He was born April 13, 1939 in Mantee, MS. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He touched the hearts of all those he met with his kindness, generosity, and love. You will be deeply missed by all who knew you, but not forgotten. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Bonnie Sturdivant and Dora (Winston) Moucha of Mantee, MS; brother, Paul (Zula) Ellison of Memphis, TN; son, Raymond A. (Lauree) Ellison of Albuquerque, NM; daughters, Marguerite Tonna (Kevin) Kasparek of Littleton, CO. and Melissa J. (Richard) Jaramillo of Albuquerque, NM; son, Gregory J. (Julie) Ellison of Albuquerque, NM; grandchildren, Myranda, Joel, Gabrielle, Justin, Alex, A.J., and Sebastian. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 6673 West Chatfield Ave. Littleton, CO, 80128 with Rev. Emilio Franchomme. Interment will take place in Clarkson, MS.
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FIELDS -- Ruel B. Fields, 69, passed away on November 18, 2005 at Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura , Calif. Ruel was born in Paducha , Texas on September 15, 1936 . He received an honorable discharge from the US Army in 1961. He was a resident of Albuquerque from 1985-1998. He was a respected electrical contractor and one heck of a nice guy, funny too. He will be dearly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his brother, Huelan (wife, Penny) and daughters, Debbie, Deanna (husband, Marvin), Sandy (husband, Perry) and Colleen (of Albuquerque, NM) and sons, Robert (wife, Vicki), Danny, Chris, who is currently serving his country in Iraq and John (wife, Jennifer), grandchildren, Linda, Victor, Andrew, who is currently serving his country in Iraq, Lydia, Sheila, Roxanne, Johnny, Alisha , Alex, Genna, William, Mathew, Hunter and great- grandchildren, Nathaliene, Aaron, Robert, Anna, Victoria and Aidan. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to The Humane Society or The American Cancer Society.
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GARCIA -- Emilia A. Garcia, age 86, and a resident of Algodones, New Mexico, was born May 18th, 1919. She passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2005. Emilia passed on to heaven with her family at her side. She was preceded in death by her parents, Margarita and David Archibeque and daughter, Margaret Garcia. Emilia is survived by her loving husband, Pete Garcia, which were happily married for 52 years; her daughter, Ramoncita Perez and husband, Remejio of Algodones, New Mexico; her son, Joe P Garcia and wife, Andrea of Los Lunas, New Mexico, her son, Gerald Garcia and wife, Lorraine of Los Lunas, New Mexico; her daughter, Emily Murray and husband, Jerry of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; her sister-in-law, Adelita of Santa Fe, New Mexico; eleven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends who loved and will miss her. Services will be held at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Bernalillo, NM. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2005. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2005. Burial will follow at the San Jose Cemetery in Algodones, NM. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services 2919 4th St. NW ABQ. 505-343-8008
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GLEASON -- Bettie Claire Gleason was born in Gallup, New Mexico April 1, 1926 to Fred A. Baxter and Inez Fulfur Baxter. She spent her childhood in Taos, New Mexico. After her father passed away in 1937, she and her mother moved to Santa Fe, where she attended school at Loretta Academy. During WWII she worked at Luke Air Force Base in Phoenix, AZ in the airplane fuel tank and radiator repair department. After the war ended she moved back to Albuquerque, New Mexico where she married CV Henkle. She was widowed in 1960. Bettie and CV had two children, a son, Brian Dexter Henkle, deceased, and Deborah Lynn Henkle Matlock. In 1963 Bettie married, James H. Gleason, a local dentist. She worked with her husband for 18 years in his private practice. Bettie is survived by her husband, James H. Gleason, her daughter, Deborah Matlock, Craig Martin Gleason, Madge Marie and Jeffrey Roberts, her daughter-in-law, Cherlye Henkle. Her grandchildren, Kimberly Gray and her husband, Buster Gray, Kerri Henkle, Hannah, Andy and Sarah Gleason. She has nine great grandchildren, Chelsea and Shelby Gray, Gage and Eden Henkle, Raven, Curtis and Cora Clarye, and Mason Christian. Memorial service will take place on Tuesday, November 29, 2005 at 3:30 p.m. at French Mortuary- Westside Chapel with Paul Gleason, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Vista Care Hospice, 5639 Jefferson NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109. French Mortuary 9300 Golf Course Rd. NW (505) 897-0300
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GONZALES -- Nancy R. Gonzales was born September 10, 1944. She passed away Sunday, November 20, 2005. Nancy is survived by her loving husband, Don Gonzales; daughters, Shirley Trujillo and Donna Gonzales; son, Andrew Vigil; four grandchildren; other family members and friends who loved and will miss her. A Rosary will be recited at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 4th and Alameda NW, on Sunday, November 27, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th ST. NW. ABQ. 505-343-8008
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GONZALEZ -- Irene. The family of Ms. Irene Gonzalez would like to thank all their relatives and friends for their kind expression of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement; to Father Edmundo Rodriguez, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, presider of the Mass, to Gabriella Nieto for reciting the Rosary and to the pallbearers. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW
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GRIDER -- Russell Grider, 55, of Clovis, will be 2:00 p.m., Tues., Nov. 29, 2005, at the Third and Kilgore Church of Christ in Portales. Burial will follow in the Portales Cemetery. Russell was born Jan. 22, 1950 in Portales, to the home of Wanda and Robert Grider. He died Thursday afternoon, November 24th in Lubbock, TX. Russell was a farmer, rancher and self-taught historian and legal expert on agricultural law. He was the NM State Ethanol Fuels Coordinator in the early 1980's. For 13 years he coached girl's youth league basketball and positively impacted many girls' lives. He recruited and/or coached many teams under the AAU Program, and also founded and developed the Young Guns Athletic Club, Inc. Russell was currently the Chairman of the Promotion and Marketing committee of the NM Cattle Growers Assoc., a member of the International Trade Committee for R-Calf USA and a former member of the Trade Committee for the National Cattleman's Beef Association. He was also the current President of the Curry-Roosevelt New Mexico Farmers Union and a member of the Board of Directors of Curry County Farm Bureau. He also served on the board of the Institute for Consumer and Rural Studies, a non-profit group. Russell was a frequent speaker to civic, agriculture groups and government organizations regarding the current economic environment of the United States. Russell was a supporter and frequent guest on Prime Time Christian Broadcasting. He was married to Shelley Johnson on Dec. 16, 1988 in Farwell, TX. He is survived by his wife, Shelley of their home; a son, and daughter-in-law, Heath and Ginger Grider of Portales; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Sommer and Brad Garrison of Fort Worth, TX and Scarlet Grider of Nashville, TN; 5 grandchildren, Leah, Samantha, Jacqueline, Braden and Brett Grider; his mother, Wanda Grider of Portales; 2 brothers, Paul Grider of Melrose, NM and Kenneth Grider of Denver City, TX; 2 sisters, Vicki Ashley of Abilene, TX and Kathy Tivis of Floyd, NM. Mr. Grider was preceded in death by his father, Robert Grider in 1999. The family requests that memorials be made to PTCB, PO Box 61000, Midland, TX 79765. Services are under the direction of Wheeler Mortuary of Portales, Inc.
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HAHN -- Lorraine Furrer Hahn, 89, died Wednesday, November 23, 2005. She was born to Walter and Faye Harvey Furrer in Easton, IL on July 8, 1916 and came to Albuquerque in the 1950's. Mrs. Hahn was preceded in death by her parents; a brother; and husbands, James Russell and William Hahn, Sr. She is survived by her children, William Hahn, Jr., Margery Ann Rigsby, Philip E. Hahn and Jane Hahn Reed; as well as several grandchildren. Mrs. Hahn retired from Quality Pontiac after 26 years and was a longtime member of Trinity United Methodist Church. A Memorial Service will be planned at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Methodist Church, 3715 Silver Ave. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108 or to Basset Hound Rescue of NM, Inc., 1624 Stanford Dr. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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HORNER -- David Elwyn Horner, of Rio Rancho, NM passed away Tuesday November 22, 2005. He was born June 18, 1930 In Detroit, Michigan. David grew up and was educated in the Detroit area. He joined the Army in 1947 and served his country for 22 years, retiring from the Army in 1969. He returned to Michigan and worked for the State of Michigan where he retired in 1995. He had been in Albuquerque with family for the past nine years. Survived by daughter, Betsy Lovato and her husband, Edward of Rio Rancho, NM; son, David A. Horner and his wife, Conny of Moglingen, Germany; grandchildren, Elaine Lovato, Edward Lovato, Franziska Horner, Patrik Horner and Tom Horner. He was preceded in death by his parents. Per David's request there will be no services. Friends and family may visit on Sunday November, 27, 2005 from 3:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. at French Mortuary Chapel - Westside Chapel. Interment will follow at a later date at Santa Fe National Cemetery. French Mortuary 9300 Golf Course Rd. NW (505) 897-0300
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JIMENEZ -- Margaret R. Montoya. The family 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. S.W. 243-5222
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JONES -- Woodrow Jones, Jr., PhD, passed away on November 22, 2005. Dr. Jones was formerly a Political Science professor at San Diego State University in San Diego, CA and Dean of Education Emeritus at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. He is preceded in death by his brother, Ernest Warren Jones. He leaves to mourn his going home to his loving and devoted wife, Mary Wolf; two daughters, Kamilah Brown and husband, Torrence, of Chicago, IL and Halimah Jones of College Station, TX; one grandson, Torrence Woodrow Brown of Chicago, IL; his parents, Woodrow and Florence Jones of Albuquerque, NM; and two brothers, Prentis L. Jones and wife, Mary, of Albuquerque, NM and David Alonzo Jones of Oakland, CA. Services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2005 at Chapel of Sunrise, 7601 Wyoming Blvd. NE. Reverend N.D. Smith, of Macedonia Baptist Church, will be officiating. Sunrise Funeral Options 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 821-0010
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KULP -- Omar Kulp, 63, a resident of Albuquerque for 6 years died Tuesday November 22, 2005. He is survived by his daughter, Justine Dunn; grandson, Alex Wise; granddaughter, Ashley Dunn, all of Reno NV; sisters, Donna Robinson and husband, Louis, of Mohrsville, PA and Angela Reynolds of Reno NV; step-sister, Linda Kulp; step-brother, Donald Kulp both of Stowe, PA; and nieces, nephews and friends. Mr. Kulp had worked in the Gaming Industry for his whole life. Cremation has taken place and no local services are planned. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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LAKEMAN -- Ruth A. Lakeman, age 91 and a resident of Albuquerque for 50 years died Friday November 25, 2005 following an illness. Mrs. Lakeman is survived by four daughters, Carol Yanniello and husband, Robert E. and Mary K. Bondurant all of Virginia, Jeannette Lloyd and husband, Thomas R. of Albuquerque, and Patricia Lakeman of West Virginia; one son, Thomas J. Lakeman and wife, Karen of Albuquerque; twelve grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. She was a member of Queen of Heaven Catholic Church and had retired from APS in 1975 where she had been a Cafeteria Manager. A rosary for Mrs. Lakeman will be recited Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fitzgerald and Son Funeral Directors, 3113 Carlisle Blvd, NE. Mass of Christian burial will be held ate Gate of Heaven Mausoleum Chapel (day and time to be announced). All services are under the care and direction of: Fitzgerald and Son Funeral Directors 3113 Carlisle Blvd. NE 884-1188
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LANGLEY -- Frances Marguerite Langley, 74, passed away peacefully at Kaseman Hospice Unit on November 23, 2005. Frances grew up in South Dakota and moved frequently after marriage because her husband was in the Air Force. Frances ultimately settled in Phoenix, Arizona. She was a strong, caring, and loving mother and wife. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard A. Langley, and two sisters, B.J. Davis and Katherine Taylor. Frances is survived by four children, two daughters, Linda and Kay, and two sons, Mark and Brad. She is also survived by four grandsons, James, Jason, Scott, and Nick; one granddaughter, Morgan Frances; one great-grandson, James Jr. (JJ). She is survived by her sister, Helen Sprawls. Frances was loved and adored by all she touched. A private family celebration will be held at a later date. Aspen Funeral Alternatives 1935 Juan Tabo NE Albuquerque, New Mexico
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LOPEZ -- Richard A. Lopez, 37, March 6, 1968 - November 12, 2005 The Lopez family thanks Father Choong, Deacon Al McLane, and Deacon Bob & "Flo" Martinez for the Christian burial Mass and Rosary Services. Everything was so inspirational and beautifully done. Our thanks to participating members of the Shrine of St. Bernadette Choir and to Maria Teresa Sanchez and Ernie Griego for adding to a beautiful celebration of life. Thanks to the many people that sent flowers, brought food, sent cards, visited with the family or offered their condolences. Thanks to the church and French Mortuary staff for going out of their way to support Richard's family. A special thanks to Ms. Hindi for taking charge of the home reception and to others that helped. A special thanks to Brian Archibeque his closest friend, for always being there for our son. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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MANN -- Robert W. Mann, 42, passed away on November 22, 2005. He loved his family and friends very much. He is survived by his mother, Sharon P. Mann, of Albuquerque; daughter, Mercedes Sharon Mann, of Albuquerque; brothers, Edward Mann and wife, Jane, of Jacksonville FL, Leonard Mann and wife, Cindy, of San Antonio TX, Ronald Mann and wife, Paulette of Albuquerque, and Peter Mann and wife, Amy, of Albuquerque; sister, Carol Romero and husband, Tommy, of Albuquerque; grandfather, Bernard R. Frazin, of Farmington NM; aunt, Jeryl (Jeri) Smith, of Clovis NM; and numerous nieces and nephews. A Viewing will be held on Monday, November 28, 2005, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with a Funeral Service following at 2:00 p.m. at Salazar & Sons Mortuary. Interment will take place at Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Edward Mann, Leonard Mann, Ronald Mann Sr., Peter Mann, Ronald Mann Jr., and Vincente Mann and Bryan Bowers is to serve as honorary pallbearer. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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MARTINEZ -- Joe D. Martinez, age 53, our beloved son, husband, father, brother and grandfather, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, November 22, 2005. Joe was born in Chimayo, NM and was a resident of Bernalillo, NM for 33 years. He was preceded in death by his father, George; brothers, Adonise and Rubel Martinez. Joe is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Emma; sons, Louie and wife, Anita, Thomas and wife, Renee; his mother, Sofia; siblings, Gilbert, Elena, Adam, Matilda, Sammy and Susie; one very special grandson, Jacob Joe Martinez; many nieces, nephews, other family members and friends who loved and will miss him. Services will be held at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Bernalillo, NM. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 28, 2005. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2005. A gravesite service and burial will follow at Canones Community Cemetery in Canones, NM. Pallbearers will be Michael Martinez, Brian Montoya, Rubel Martinez, Felix Valdez, Margarito Velasquez and Jerie Villescas. The honorary pallbearer will be Jacob Joe Martinez. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th ST. NW. ABQ. 505-343-8008
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MARTINEZ -- Joe Martinez, age 80, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2005. A native New Mexican, he served in the US Coast Guard during WWII, where he was a POW and received the Purple Heart Medal. Joe was also a longtime member of ACRA Search and Rescue. He was preceded in death by his son, Rick Martinez and grandsons, David Martinez, Mark Martinez, Jonathon Martinez and Fabian Moreno Jr. Joe is survived by his wife of 62 years, Pauline Martinez; daughters, Beverly Williams and husband, Ben, Jeanne Martinez, Susan Wheeler and Cheryl Moreno; grandchildren, Donovan, Damian, Scott and Taylor; great-grandchildren, Rhianna, Cain, Joseph and John; sisters, Alvi and Frances; extended family members, Bill Kornrumph and family; other family members and friends who loved and will miss him. Memorial services will be held at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 816 Broadway SE. A rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 27, 2005. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 28, 2005. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th ST. NW. ABQ. 505-343-8008.
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MARTINEZ -- Kenneth D. Martinez, age 37, and a life long resident of Albuquerque died on Thursday November 24, 2005 following an accident. Kenneth is survived by his parents, Paul and Alma Martinez; two sisters, Ingrid Gurule and husband, Horbert, and Cheryl Martinez; three brothers, Daniel Martinez and wife, Diana, Robert Martinez and wife, Theresa, and Rayes Martinez and wife, Brenda. He is also survived with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A rosary will be recited Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the Shrine of St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 11401 Indian School Rd. NE. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday November 28, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. in the Shrine of St. Bernadette. Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery with Daniel Martinez, Errol Albury, Roger Perez, Jerry Parada, Scott Green, and Michael Gonzales serving as casket bearers. Honorary bearers will be Conrad Aragon and Noah Lovato. All services are under the care and direction of: Strong-Thorne Mortuary 1100 Coal Ave. SE 842-8800
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MCCARTY-GALLEGOS -- Frankie. Friends of Frankie McCarty-Gallegos are invited to attend a Memorial get-together for Frankie at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 10, 2005 at her beloved Albuquerque Press Club. We will share remembrances of Frankie, and celebrate her contributions to the journalism profession in New Mexico. An award-winning Albuquerque Journal reporter and editor who died in October, Frankie was a charter member and past President of APC and a major contributor to the preservation of its historic home - Whittlesey House, located at 201 Highland Park Circle SE. Following the memorial celebration, refreshments will be provided by APC, and the bar will be open to Club members and their guests. Frankie's family requests that anyone wishing to make a contribution to her memory do so via a donation to the Albuquerque Press Club, 201 Highland Park Circle SE, Albuquerque 87102.
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MCMASTER -- Lois D. McMaster, 85, a resident of Albuquerque since 1949, was called home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 21, 2005. She was born in Flushing, Long Island, New York on August 18, 1920. She served as Sunday School Superintendent and Girl Scout Troop Leader on Howard Air Force Base in the former Panama Canal Zone. In Albuquerque, she was neighborhood chairwoman for the Girl Scouts and a troop leader, served as secretary and treasurer of the Montgomery Elementary School PTA, program chairwoman for the American Business Women's Business Association, and worked for the former Ground Observer's Corps. Mrs. McMaster retired from Sears as a division manager in 1974. She was a member of Hoffmantown Baptist Church where she served in the Prayer Room. She is survived by her beloved husband of 64 years, John Bruce McMaster of Albuquerque; son, Bruce McMaster; daughter, Vicki McFall, Wendy Orr and husband, Charles; grandchildren, Wendy McFall, Shannon Rhoades and husband, Courtney, Jesse Orr and wife, Marta, Jennifer Orr and John Orr; great-grandsons, Jonathan McFall and Tristan Zottneck; great-granddaughters, Kirstyn and Ashley Rhoades, all of Albuquerque. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, November 28, 2005 at French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd, NE with Pastor Ken Moore, officiating. Lois will be interred in the Santa Fe National Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to Gideons International, PO Box 13113, Albuquerque, NM 87192. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd NE 275-3500
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MOORE -- Charles Moore Jr., 85, passed away Thursday November 24, 2005. He was born April 6, 1920, to Charles and Ethel Fergerson Moore Sr. in Las Vegas, N.M. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Montelle Moore; two daughters, Vicki Steele, and husband, Jim of Texas and Jacque Eckstrom of Colorado; brother, Robert E. Moore, and wife, Chris of California; four grandchildren; and will be greatly missed by many friends. Charles was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. He was a master woodworker who could build anything from fine cherry furniture to a cabin cruiser and even made a small mahogany hydroplane. He also handcrafted hundreds of golf clubs and restored Mustangs. He had a love for golf and the NFL. He was a air traffic controller and instructor for almost 30 years. A memorial gathering will be held Wednesday, November 30, 2005, at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Sunrise Funeral Options West, 2400 Southern Blvd. in Rio Rancho. Arrangments by: Sunrise Funeral Options 505)891-9192
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ORTIZ -- Eloy Roberto. A visitation for Eloy Roberto (Bobby) Ortiz will be Sunday evening from 6:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church, 1818 Coal SE with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. by Geraldine Meyer. Final visitation will be Monday morning from 9:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. with Mass of the Resurrection to be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. by Father Robert Lussier, SSS. Interment of Mr. Ortiz's Cremains will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. with full Military Honors by the United States Navy. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW 243-7861
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PAUL -- Catherine Marie Paul July 10, 1942 to November 18, 2005 Arrangements entrusted to RIVERSIDE FUNERAL HOME OF ALBUQUERQUE 225 San Mateo NE 505-764-9663
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RAMSEY -- Corinne "Connie" Ramsey, resident of Grants, NM, died Tuesday, November 22, 2005 in Albuquerque. She is survived by her husband of 15 years, Grayson Ramsey of Grants; her two children, Corinne Collins and husband, Dan and Tony Grieco and wife, Pam, all of Santa Fe; grandson, Nick Grieco of Santa Fe; brothers, Norman Littleton and wife, Jackie, David Littleton and wife, Chris, Brad Kenyon and wife, Meredith Trede, and Malcolm Kenyon; stepchildren, Pete Ramsey and wife, Sandy, Nina Voigt and husband, Chuck, Kay Milton and husband, John, and Steve Ramsey; eight step-grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 32 years, Dr. Anthony Grieco with whom she helped found Cibola General Hospital in Grants. Connie had a wonderfully optimistic spirit, and always saw the best in everyone. She was a loving mother, wife, sister, and grandmother and will be missed by all who knew her. Memorial services will be held Monday, November 28, 2005, 10:00 a.m., at First Presbyterian Church, 400 Nimitz Dr., Grants, New Mexico. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 400 Nimitz Dr., Grants, New Mexico 87020 and Felines and Friends, 369 Montezuma Ave #320, Santa Fe, NM 87501. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 275-3500
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ROMERO -- Esther Romero was born December 31, 1953 in Texas. She passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2005 in Albuquerque. Esther was preceded in death by her parents, Candelario Zamora and Della Sisneros; her brothers and sister, Toby Edward Zamora, Debra Duran and Vincent Sisneros Jr. She is survived by her eight sisters; five brothers; 18 nephews; 12 nieces; one great-niece; Sofia Beaman and husband, Paul of Clovis, Rita Saiz and husband, Louis of Clovis, Ruth Barnhill and husband, Ben of Florida, Thomas Zamora and wife, Marla of Mountainair, Mary Segura and husband, Pat of Clovis, Gabriela Lopez and husband, Gilbert of Albuquerque, Lisa Caldwell and Abe Chavez of Clovis, Manuel Zamora and wife, Jeanette of Albuquerque, Josie Maldonado of Portales, Herman Sisneros of Albuquerque. Services will be held at San Jose Parish, 2401 Broadway Blvd. SE. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 29, 2005. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2005. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th ST. NW. ABQ. 505-343-8008
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ROMERO -- Marcos A. Romero, age 63, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2005 at the Hospice unit at Kaseman Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, NM. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March of the same year. The son of Rev. Epifano and Alice Romero, both deceased, he leaves behind his son, James A. and daughter in law, Debra Romero; son, Mario Romero; brother, James P. Romero, his wife, Mary Romero; niece, Alicia Romero; nephew, Jeremy Romero; nephew, Tom Trujillo and partner, Sherry Bell. Family and friends send their sincere thanks to the hospice staff who made the final weeks and particularly final days of his life as comfortable as possible. We also greatly appreciate all who sent their best wishes and kept him in their prayers over the past several months. It brings us great comfort to remember him doing the things he loved, hiking and collecting petrified wood and walking sticks, participating in arts and crafts shows, and dabbling in such esoteric hobbies and collecting boxer's nicknames and humorous quotations from the TV news. A Memorial Service will be held in early December; the specific date has not yet been set, and family will retain the ashes for later disposition.
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ROSE -- Ivan J. Rose, age 65, of Albuquerque, NM, went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 25, 2005, passing away unexpectedly of a heart attack. He graduated from St. Mary's in 1958. He went to Electronics School and then worked for Boeing Aircraft of Seattle, working on Minuteman Missiles in Washington State and North Dakota, until he was drafted in the U.S. Army in 1963. He received a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Civil Engineering from University of New Mexico. He worked for Kirtland A.F.B. Civil Engineers from 1970-1984 and then he went to work for D.O.E., until his retirement, January 3, 2005. Ivan belonged to the National Society of Professional Engineers. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary Elizabeth Stewart Rose and Ivan Eugene Rose, and identical twin sons, Ivan Lee and Jack Stewart Rose. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Karen Langell Rose; son, Jeff Rose and wife, Jerri and children, Cole and Lydia; daughters, Julie Jones and children, Ashley, Chris, Lauren and Amber Jones, Ann Marie and husband, Dave Dominguez of Farmington and their children, Kiara and Aric. He is also survived by his sister, Mary Jean Cunningham; her daughters, Deanna, Samantha, Andrea and husband, Aric, and three children, Dylan, Mary Hannah and Isabella, from Arkansas and Tennessee; longtime friend and brother-in-law, Bob Langell. He was a descendant of M.T. Moriarty and his daughters, Elizabeth Moriarty Woodman and Margaret Moriarty Stewart; grandmother, and Joe Stewart; grandfather, his mom's sister and brother, Margaret Stewart Moriarty and George Stewart, all deceased. He is known for his integrity, wisdom and honesty. He was a loving and wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend to many. He had a passion to be with his grandchildren, and to be in the outdoors with his hunting dogs. He will be missed tremendously. Pallbearers are Jeff Rose, Dave Dominguez, Larry Larranaga, Justin Archuleta, Rick Langell, James Langell and Bob Dorak. Services will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Moriarty, New Mexico. Friends may visit French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel on Tuesday, November 29, 2005 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. French Mortuary, Inc., 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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RUSSELL -- Judith R. Russell, 54, born in Albuquerque on August 15, 1951, died on Wednesday, November 23, 2005. She is survived by her husband, George; her son, Brian Johnson and his wife, Lana; her grandchildren, Tanner, Ashleigh, Nicholas and Bradley; brothers, Robert and Dwight Reed; and her sister, Phyllis Rose. She was preceded in death by her parents, William (Willie) and Ruby Reed; her sister, Hazel; and her brother, Bill. Judy was a graduate of Sandia High School and the University of New Mexico. She was a dedicated Albuquerque Public Schools English teacher from 1976 to 2003 at Cibola and West Mesa high schools. Judy was known for her unique teaching style which combined humor, storytelling, and practical advice. She had a special connection with teenagers often assuring them that "learning English would make them handsome." A special interest throughout Judy's life was clog dancing which reflected her love for her Tennessee roots. She started the Comedy Cloggers performing group and taught young people how to dance. Above all, her family was the center of her life. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 29 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd., NE. The celebration of her life will at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30 at French Mortuary Lomas Blvd. Chapel. Flowers may be sent or a donation made to Judy's favorite charity, The Animal Humane Assoc. of New Mexico, 615 Virginia Avenue, SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 275-3500
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SCHALLER -- Robert Schaller, 67, a resident of Rio Rancho, passed on to be with his Holy Father on Thursday, November 24, 2005. Robert was born January 12, 1938, the son of Aloif and Helen Oldis Schaller in Queens, N.Y. He retired from the U. S. Postal Service after 42 years. Robert served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was an avid Brooklyn Dodgers fan and he enjoyed following the New York Mets and the Denver Broncos. He will be remembered as a loving family man who especially enjoyed his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Robert is survived by his beloved wife, Virginia; one son, Michael, and his wife, Susan; two daughters, Cindy Keaveny, and husband, Bobby, and Denise Schaller and husband, Rio; seven grandchildren, Nichol, Danielle, Christine, Robby, Deja, Jayla and Jayen; and two great-grandchildren, James and Jacob. Visitation will be held Monday, November 28, 2005, from 4 to 8 p.m., the Vista Verde Mortuary chapel, 4310 Sara Rd. at Meadowlark Ln. in Rio Rancho. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., Monday, November 28, 2005, in Vista Verde Mortuary chapel. The Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated Tuesday, November 29, 2005, at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Incarnation, 2309 Monterrey Rd. NE in Rio Rancho, with Father Rick Zerwas as the celebrant. Interment will follow in Vista Verde Memorial Park. Arrangements by Vista Verde Memorial Park and Mortary 892-9920
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SCRIVEN -- Pearl Aline Kaufeldt Scriven, passed away after a short illness on Tuesday, November 22, 2005. She is survived by her daughter, Susan Scriven-Wilson and husband, Matthew; son, Mark Scriven; sister, Helen Hein (Ellsworth) of Oklahoma; brother, Glendale Kaufeldt of Oklahoma; sister, Kathleen Counts (Don) of Washington; granddaughters, Jacqueline Whittle of Arizona, Amanda Wilson of Sandia Park, NM daughter-in-law, Kay Summerhays of Albuquerque; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Dale Scriven, son, J Dale Scriven, Jr, father, Carl Kaufeldt, mother, Pearl A. Kaufeldt, sisters, Wilma and Deezera, and brother, David. She was born May 26, 1930. Her father came from Hamburg, Germany through Ellis Island and homesteaded in Oklahoma near Grandfield. They became a big hard-working family who owned a large and prosperous farm and dairy. Because of this they thrived during the depression. She met Dale at OBU and married him in 1949, a union that lasted 48 years. After working at Tinker AFB in Oklahoma City, she got a job at Sandia Base and moved to Albuquerque in 1958. She was very intelligent and a good worker who was a high ranking civilian for 35 years and was proud to work at OAS and AFOTEC at Kirtland AFB. She was a very spirited person who was family and church oriented. She loved to travel, was involved in the Northeast Heights, Lions Club and Highland Baptist Church. She had many friends whom she charmed with wit and wonderful humor. She was an amazing cook, loved animals and adored her children and grandchildren. She will be missed by many. Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held Tuesday, November 29, 2005, 11:30 a.m., at Highland Baptist Church, 417 Palomas SE. Interment of cremated remains will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 275-3500
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SKIPPER -- Dana Lynn Skipper July 26, 1962 to November 13, 2005 Arrangments in the care of RIVERSIDE FUNERAL HOME OF ALBUQUERQUE 225 San Mateo NE 505-764-9663
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SPEAKE -- Hazel Rainbolt Speake, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away Monday, November 21, 2005 at the age of 99. She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Newt L. Speake. Upon her marriage in 1951 to Newt, she became a loving wife and mother to his two daughters, Rosemary Templeton and Nita Hale. She is survived by Rosemary Templeton and husband, Joe of Farmington; their children and grandchildren, Nita Hale and husband, Don of Delta, CO; their children and grandchildren; two nieces, Jane Britain Gray and husband, Gordon of Abilene, TX, their children and grandchildren; and Pat Britain of Austin, TX and Taos. Hazel was a graduate of McMurry University in Abilene, TX, where she studied Home Economics Education and voice under Gypsy Ted Sullivan Wylie. She received her master's degree at Colorado State College and did graduate work in teacher education at Oregon State College and at Ohio State University. She was well known in New Mexico educational circles as a teacher trainer in home economics. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, an Honorary Teacher's Society, and active in Regional and State Educational Associations. Her teaching career in New Mexico began in 1931, first at San Jon then Roy and in 1935 she taught at Solomon Luna High School in Los Lunas for five years, then she taught several years at Hatch. Thereafter, she taught six years at the University of Tennessee. Her marriage to Newt brought her back to Albuquerque to make a home for him and his children and grandchildren. She returned to teaching at Washington Jr. High in Albuquerque until her retirement in 1969, at which time she became a Weight Watcher lecturer, with emphasis on proper nutrition. She has been a member of Central United Methodist Church since 1935, having sung in the choir for many years. Cremation has taken place and Memorial Services honoring her life will be held Monday, November 28, 2005, 2:00 p.m., at Central United Methodist Church, 1615 Copper Ave. NE. A section in the chapel has reserved seating for her former students. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Central United Methodist Church, 1615 Copper Ave. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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STREIN -- Arthur N. Strein, 83, an Albuquerque resident since 1986, died suddenly Monday, November 21, 2005. He is survived by his loving wife, Billie, of Albuquerque; sons, Robert and David of Albuquerque; Gary and wife, Vicki of High Rolls, NM; three grandchildren, Kelly Ledesma and husband, Albert of Las Cruces, Christopher of Seattle, WA, and Collin of High Rolls, NM; sister, Ruth Siekierka and husband, Walter of Scranton, PA; sister-in-law, Audra Swanson of Albuquerque; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur, mother, Catherine, and sister, Joan. Art was born in Scranton, PA in 1922 and moved to Washington, DC after graduating from Technical High School. He met Billie at the First Congregational Church and they were married on December 10, 1944. Art worked at the Naval Gun Factory during the war. Their oldest son, Robert, was born in Washington, DC before the family moved to Los Alamos in August 1949. Their two other sons, Gary and David, were born in Los Alamos. Art worked for the Los Alamos National Laboratory for 34 years and retired in 1983. After retiring, he and Billie moved to Albuquerque. Art loved music and had a nice baritone voice. He played trumpet in the Taylor, PA Drum and Bugle Corps as a young man and sang in the choirs of the First Congregational Church in Washington, DC, United Church of Los Alamos, and Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Albuquerque. He was also a member of the Los Alamos Choral Society and Civic Light Opera. As his sons were growing up, Art was active in the Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Little League. After moving to Albuquerque, he volunteered at Project Share, Albuquerque Rescue Mission, and Meals on Wheels. He enjoyed traveling, bowling, photography, dancing, gardening, and talking with just about everybody. He was a kind, caring person - always willing to help neighbors and others when needed. Art and Billie celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in December 2004. He was always a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Art will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held Friday, December 2, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 8600 Academy Blvd. NE in Albuquerque with Pastor Larry Moss and Pastor Don Wilson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Project Share, 1515 Yale Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 275-3500
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THOMPSON -- C.L. Jr. (Tommy) Thompson Jr., age 66, passed away peacefully at home after a courageous battle with cancer on November 24th. He is survived by two loving daughters, Randi Hamilton and husband Gary, and Sandi Chavez and grandchildren Lindsay and Kendle Chavez. His father, C. Lyle Thompson, Sr.; two sisters Gloria Vasquez and Marilyn Wilson; and one brother, Ruel Thompson, also survive him. He is also survived by extended family, Bernadette Gabry and husband, Wally, and Jolene Tapia. He was preceded in death by his mother, Doris Thompson on August 28th of this year. Tommy was born April 19, 1939 in Cordele, Georgia. He served honorably in the navy from 1957 to 1961 aboard the USS Benner. Tommy was a past president of the Jaycees, and a lifetime member of the Elks. He owned and operated Red Rock Package in Smith Lake, New Mexico for many years until recently retiring to pursue his avid love of golfing. Services will be held at Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal SE, Albuquerque Wednesday, November 30th at 9:00am. Internment will be at the National Cemetery in Santa Fe the same day. Pallbearers will be Pete Granucci, Joe Granucci, Alex Alvarez, Jack Bebo, Rick Carpenter, and Gary Leloff.
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TOERSBIJNS -- Edith "Oma" ToersBijns, 84, a resident of Belen since 1977, passed away Friday, November 25, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl E. ToersBijns. Oma is survived by her children, Natasha Guthrie and husband, M.C. of Phoenix AZ., Carl R. ToersBijns and wife, Roni of Mesa AZ, Carlos F. ToersBijns of Los Lunas, and Marsha Cousino and husband, Tim of Dublin, OH; 23 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Oma led a full and happy life surrounded by her family. Most of her time was spent taking care of her many beloved pets. Services will be held on Monday, 1:00 p.m., at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Belen Ward, at the Los Lunas Chapel, 160 James Road, Bishop Jerry Clark presiding. Contributions in her loving memory may be made to Los Lunas Animal Hospital, 419 Main St., Los Lunas NM 87031 in care of Dr. Van Otten. Friends may visit at the Los Lunas Chapel, one hour prior to service. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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VENAGLIA -- Catherine (Kay) In Loving Memory of Catherine (Kay) Venaglia 15 years November 27, 1990 Life can be a little weary in our graying years of time. When the one we love and cherish is memories of mind. Growing burdens bear upon us, that deny our joys of old and each summer in its passing seems to be a bit more cold. It has been 15 years since you left us to go to your home in heaven. We love you and miss you, Dad and all your Family
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ZAMORA -- Jack G. Zamora, of Los Lunas, the family would like to thank all that were in attendance of the Rosary and Funeral Services. They would also like to express their gratitude for the care and compassion that was shown to them. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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