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APODACA -- ERNEST. Mr. Ernest Apodaca, 66, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away peacefully at home in the arms of his loving family on April 16, 2006. Mr. Apodaca is the beloved husband to Mrs. Pauline Apodaca, married for 32 years. He is also survived by four nieces, Roseann Almarez, Cecilia Garcia, Emma Lopez, and Kathy Apodaca; a sister-in-law, Sonya Nelson; a special great-niece, Elizabeth Chavez; several other special brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Mr. Apodaca was a member of the Legacy Church and a member of the Post 13 for many years. A visitation for Mr. Apodaca will be Wednesday morning in the Gabaldon Memorial from 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. with a Funeral Service to be held at 10:00 a.m. by Pastor Tony Ramirez. Interment will follow at the San Jose de Armijo Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dominic Chavez, Edward Trujillo, Victor Martinez, Robert Sanchez, Joe Apodaca, and Willie Delgado. Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the Post 13. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW. 243-7861
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APODACA -- Lala Apodaca, 80, of Moriarty, NM, passed away April 12, 2006 in Moriarty, NM. Lala was born October 15, 1925 in Sombrio, NM to Catalino and Delfina (Velasquez) Montano. Lala was raised in Derramadero, NM until marriage when she moved to Encino, NM. In 1948, Moriarty, NM became her lifetime home. Lala was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Lala is survived by her husband, Manuel Apodaca; daughters, Vera and husband, Thomas Plant Jr., of Moriarty, NM; Nora and husband, Richard Alexander of Moriarty, NM; Connie Apodaca of Moriarty, NM; Jane Apodaca of Moriarty, NM; Helen Apodaca of Moriarty, NM; Rosalie and husband, John Astorga of Moriarty, NM; and Dorothy and husband, Robert Tanuz of Castle Rock, CO; sons, Albert and wife, Frances Apodaca of Moriarty, NM; Larry and wife, Victoria Apodaca of Moriarty, NM; Michael and wife, Starla Apodaca of Mesquite, TX; and Fredrick and wife, Linda Apodaca of Stanley, NM; 42 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Lala will be preceded in death by her sons, Manuel (Sonny) Apodaca Jr., Alfonso Apodaca; her parents, Catalino and Delfina Montano; her sisters, Catalina Garcia, Ferminia Paiz; and brother, Emiliano Montano. A Rosary was recited Monday, April 17, 2006 - 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. There will be a Mass Tuesday, April 18, 2006 - 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church; Msgr. Salas will be officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery in Moriarty, NM. Pallbearers will be George Plant, Jayson Apodaca, Marty Alexander, Jeremy Apodaca, Nathan Nunez, Larry Apodaca Jr., and Christopher Apodaca. Honorary Pallbearers will be all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Family request in lieu of flowers to be donated to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Altar Society. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Harris-Hanlon Mortuary (505) 832-6130 "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.Harris-HanlonMortaury.com
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AYON -- TERESITA B. Our Loving Mom-Grandma, Mrs. Teresita B. Ayon, 83, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away peacefully at home in the arms of her loving family on April 14, 2006 and she is now one of God's angels in heaven. Mrs. Ayon is the beloved mother to ten children, Joe Ayon and wife, Sharon, Martha De La Torre and husband, Jimmy, Gilbert Ayon and wife, Ramona, Orlando Ayon, Joann Saenz and husband, Julian, Lawrence Ayon and friend, Monica, Leroy Ayon, Antonio Ayon, Conrad Ayon Jr., and Leroy Ayon Jr.; Mrs. Ayon is also survived by one brother, Frank Barragan and wife, Mary; 29 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and three great-great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Conrado Ayon; a son, Raymond Ayon; a grandson, Orlando Ray Ayon; a brother, Julio Barragan; and one sister, Cipriana Chavez. Mrs. Ayon was a member of the Catholic Church. A visitation will be Wednesday evening in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel from 6:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. by Gabriella Nieto. Final visitation will be Thursday morning from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church, 1400 Arenal SW, with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. by Father John Tourangeau. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Martin Saenz, Robert Ayon, Jo Jo Ayon, Rick Ayon, Silas Ayon, and Michael Candelaria. Honorary pallbearers will be Leroy Ayon Sr., Valerie Ayon, Lawrence Candelaria, Jacob M. Clement, Brandon Ayon, Jacob Ayon, Destiny Yanni, and Kayla Ayon. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW 243-7861
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BOHACH -- Mamie Rosalea Bohach went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, April 13, 2006. Mamie was born January 28, 1908 in Quitman, MS to Minnie Carlisle Beckman and Charles Beckman. She had five sisters and two brothers, all preceding her in death. Mamie is survived by one niece and several nephews. On June 9, 1941 Mamie married James Jack Bohach. James preceded Mamie in death. James and Mamie came to Albuquerque on March 7, 1950. They joined First Baptist Church of Albuquerque in 1951. Mamie also had been a member of Eastern Star, San Marcial Chapter #34 since 1950. Mamie enjoyed life, her church, her family and friends. She enjoyed gardening, particularly her roses. Mamie's positive attitude about life and people was an inspiration to all who knew her. Services will be Wednesday, April 19, 2006, 10:00 a.m. at French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Interment will follow at Sandia Memory Gardens. Friends may visit one hour prior to service. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 275-3500
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CACY -- Lee Cacy, 74, of Lubbock, died Monday in Lubbock, TX. Memorial Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Resthaven's Abbey Chapel with Rische Beeson officiating. Burial will follow on Friday, 2:30 p.m., at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Lee was born December 9, 1931 in Pampa, TX to Willard and Sylvia (Turner) Cacy. He grew up in Pampa and Natalia. His first job was sacking groceries and pumping gas at his granddad's store in Pampa. At age 9, he moved to Natilia. Lee moved to Albuquerque in 1944. There he met Ruby at church in 1947. He joined the Navy at age 17 and fought in the Korean War. They married August 6, 1951 and lived in San Diego for seven months until his discharge. They then moved back to Albuquerque. Lee enjoyed hunting and fishing. He managed and owned Gibson Discount Centers. He moved to Farmington in 1977 and worked at the San Juan Power Plant as an iron worker. In 1983 he opened the Narrow Gage Gift Shop in Chama. They moved to Lubbock in December 2004. Lee was the best story teller. He loved people, especially little children. He was a hard worker, silver smith, iron worker, pilot, reloader, teacher, backpacking, horse rider and loved God most of all. Lee was preceded in death by his parents. Lee is survived by his wife, Ruby of Lubbock; daughters, Diana Beeson and husband, Rische, Rhonda Cacy, Yvonne Cacy; son, Jack Cacy; grandchildren, Davey Hayes, Trey Beeson and wife, April, Chris Beeson and wife, Nacole, Josh Beeson and wife, Jill, Michelle Lucero, Tanisha Cacy, Tyler Cacy; great-grandchildren, Jenifer Lucero, Taylor Brooke Beeson, J. C. Beeson, Cole Beeson, Cole Cacy Hayes, Jordan Lucero, Cylus Beeson, Jaxon Beeson; brothers, Norman Cacy, Brent Cacy; sister-in-law, Zora King; brother-in-law, Ray King; and many good friends and loved ones.
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CHAVEZ -- TONY SR. Mrs. Tony Chavez and Her Family Would like to extend their heartfelt thanks for the outpouring of love and affection shown to them on the recent and unexpected loss of Tony Chavez, Sr. The cards, food, flowers, and most important of all your prayers were very much appreciated. We know that our Tony is with the Lord and will be our ambassador in Heaven. May God Bless Us All The Tony Chavez Sr. Family La Sra. Tony Chavez y Familia Dan sus muy sinceras gracias de todo Corozon a la communidad, por todo el amor y comprension tan carinosamente mostrada en esta trajica y muy resiente y dolorosa perdida. Las tarjetas, comida, flores y mas importante los rezos son muy apreciados. Estamos seguros que nuestro Tony esta con nuestro Senor y en la Gloria donde tendremos nuestro Embajador. Que Dios nos bendiga a todos, La Familia
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COASH -- Monica Ann Coash, 48, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 15, 2006 at her home in Albuquerque surrounded by her loving family. Monica is survived by her parents, John and Lois Coash of Albuquerque; sister, Mary Jo Coash McCully of San Jose, CA; brother, Peter Coash and wife Lori of Estancia; brother, Pat Coash and wife, Melissa of Aptos, CA; nieces, Claire and Elise Coash of Aptos, CA; nephew, Christopher Coash of Estancia; her special friend, Robert Lucero; her dogs, Katie and Maggie; many aunts, uncles, cousins, and numerous friends. Monica was born in Manhattan, KS on October 1, 1957 and moved to Albuquerque in 1960. She attended Annunciation School, Madison Mid School, Sandia High School, and the University of New Mexico where she was a member of Chi Omega Sorority and graduated summa cum laude. Monica began her life long teaching career by setting up a classroom in her backyard playhouse and having her sister and brothers as students. She taught Summer Spirit at Annunciation School and began her first teaching position in Grand Junction, CO. After returning to Albuquerque she taught gifted students at Chelwood Elementary and Eisenhower Middle School. In 1989 she returned to her alma mater, Sandia High School, where she was a teacher of the gifted, an exchange teacher to Russia, the tennis coach and recipient of the prestigious Javitis Grant. In addition, she taught part time at the Career Enrichment Center and was the State Director of Future Problem-Solving for the past 15 years. After retiring from teaching last year Monica spent time traveling, going to the gym, becoming an avid bridge player, organizing FPS State Bowl, lunching with friends, preserving fruits and salsa, and volunteering at the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History. Monica was a loving daughter and sister, caring friend, devoted teacher, student advocate, and a unique human being. She always put the needs of others before her own. Everyone should have gotten the chance to know and love her. She is an inspiration to us all. A Rosary will be recited on Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at 6:30 p.m. at the Risen Savior Catholic Community, 7701 Wyoming Blvd. NE 87109. The Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, April 20, 2006, 10:00 a.m., also at Risen Savior. Immediately following will be burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers Monica requested donations to be sent to The Community Breast Health Project, 390 Cambridge Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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EASTERLING -- Mary J. Easterling, 80, a resident of Albuquerque since 1965, passed away Easter Sunday, April 16, 2006. She is survived by her daughter, Leah Whiteley of Albuquerque; son, Duane Easterling, Jr. and wife, Kelly of Los Lunas; grandchildren, Kristal Montoya and husband, John of Albuquerque, Amanda Easterling, Meghan Easterling, and Kalvin Easterling, all of Los Lunas. Mrs. Easterling was preceded in death by her husband, Duane C. Easterling, Sr. Services will be held on Thursday, 10:30 a.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel. Interment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. Friends may visit French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel on Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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ERICK -- CHARLOTTE T. Charlotte passed away on April 13, 2006 at Laurel Canyon Nursing Home. She was born in Racine, WI on February 4, 1925 to George and Lillian Tennessen. She was the oldest of seven children. Charlotte is survived by her sisters: Frances Bassman and Mary Hubbard, both of Albuquerque, Dorothy Tennessen of Milwaukee and Philip Tennessen of Brown Deer, WI, and a sister-in-law, Barbara Tennessen of Kenosha, WI; her son-in-law, Michael Erick; daughter-in-law, Bridget; and grandson, Michael, all of Albuquerque; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, George; her parents; and two brothers, Ralph and George Tennessen, both of Wisconsin. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at Sunrise Funeral Options, 7601 Wyoming Blvd., NE. Father Bob Kelly will be joining us from the Newman Center. Cremation has taken place and burial will be at The Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The American Cancer Society or The Newman Center, 1816 Las Lomas, NE. Sunrise Funeral Options 7601 Wyoming Blvd. NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 821-0010
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FAIRBANKS -- Sophia Merciline (Warren) Fairbanks, age 92 peacefully passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2006 in Albuquerque. She was born on November 1, 1913 to Franklin and Merciline (Louzon) Warren in White Earth, MN. During the early years of Sophia's life she received a license in Cosmetology and operated her own salon in Ruidoso, NM. Sophia and her husband Melvin raised six boys on five different Indian reservations in three different states while serving the tribes through the Bureau of Indian Affairs. She was enrolled in the White Earth Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe. Sophia retired to Albuquerque in 1975 from Zuni, NM and was the last of twelve siblings. She is survived by her five sons: Lowell Fairbanks and his wife, Cheryl of Cedar Crest, NM; Earl Fairbanks and his wife, Jeanette of Lakewood, CO.; Michael Fairbanks and his wife, Jesusita of Edgewood, NM; Richard Fairbanks and his wife, Teresa of Albuquerque, NM and Don Fairbanks of Albuquerque, NM. Sophia is also survived by 15 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Fairbanks; her son, Ronald James Fairbanks; one granddaughter, Lisa Fairbanks; two grandsons, Christopher and Peter Fairbanks; and one great-grandson, Angel Fairbanks. Rosary will be recited Wednesday, April 19, 2006, 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, April 20, 2006, 10:00 a.m., at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. Interment will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Joseph's Mission (Rehabilitation Project), Mescalero, NM 88340. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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GABALDON -- Phillip E. Gabaldon My Dad Trying to make things better wanting people to do things right and not wrong Showed everyone things they didn't know Always joked around and made people laugh. Everyone Misses you I Love You Daddy Always your daughter Victoria Gabaldon
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HALL -- LAWRENCE SR. M/Sgt. (Ret.) Lawrence Hall, Sr. was born July 2, 1927 and died March 31, 2006 after a short illness. He is preceded in death by a daughter, Sylvia Y. Hall. Mr. Hall is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary M. Hall; son, Lawrence Hall, Jr. of Olathe, KS; and brother, Ronald J. Hall of Long Beach, CA. He joined the U.S. Army and was a member of the historic 555th Airborne Parachute Regiment, "Triple Nickel" in 1944. Mr. Hall retired from the Army in 1965 and began working for the Federal Aviation Administration in 1969 as an Electronic Technician. He retired from the FAA in 1986 with over 50 years total Government service. Mr. Hall owned several small home businesses and was an avid RVer and fisherman. Services will be held Tuesday, April 18, 2006, 2:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel with Pastor Rick Donaho officiating. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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JARUZEL -- Sirena B. Jaruzel, 80, passed away in Albuquerque Saturday, April 15, 2006. She is survived by her four children: Tom, Margaret, John, and Elizabeth; her seven grandchildren, Jessica, Melissa, Jason, Josh, Tierra, Tosha, and Crista; and her four great-grandchildren, Charmain, Andrew, Kira, and Carter. She had a rich life that included being a teacher, clerk typist for the Pentagon, wife, mother, and a volunteer to many organizations. Please keep her earthly family in your prayers as she peacefully returned to our Lord and savior. She went to be reunited with her loving husband, Andrew, of 48 years. A visitation for Sirena will be held Wednesday, April 19, 2006 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Strong-Thorne Mortuary with a Rosary to follow at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. with internment at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Services are under the care and direction of Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave. SE. 505-842-8800.
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KUNKEL -- MARGARET ELMA In Memory of Margaret Elma Kunkel December 3, 1928 - April 14, 2006 Mom passed away on Good Friday, April 14, 2006. Preceded in death by two of her three children: John, Adam, and Elaine Marie Kunkel; siblings: Fred and Robert Otero, and sister, Evangeline Murphy. She is survived by her husband of fifty years, Wayne A. Kunkel; son, James Kunkel; grandchildren, Zachary Wayne and Kristen Rene Kunkel; brothers, Aurthur, Amado, and Dan Otero; and sister, Anne CdeBaca. Mom was a registered nurse, giving help to those in need for over fifty years (Graduate of Regina School of Nursing 1949). She was beautiful, selfless, and extremely loving, dedicating her life to Dad and us kids, for which we are eternally greatful. John and Elaine must have needed you Mom, while Dad and I will miss you forever. . . Services will be held at Holy Ghost Church, 9:00 a.m., Friday, April 21, 1006. Holy Ghost Church, 929 Arizona SE (corner of San Pedro and Anderson, one block north of Kathryn).
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MACINNIS -- Charles E. MacInnis, 78, a resident of Albuquerque since 1964, passed away at his home on Saturday, April 15, 2006. Mr. MacInnis was born on October 21, 1927 to Raymond and Alice MacInnis of Cambridge, MA. He was an electrical engineer for E.G.& G. for 26 years. He retired from E.G.& G. Upon retirement, he loved to travel with his wife, Rita. He also enjoyed building model airplanes and boats. He is survived by his wife, Rita; sons, Stephen MacInnis and his wife, Mary, of Richmond, TX, and Michael MacInnis and his wife, Melissa, of Taft, TX; a daughter, Janet Mitchusson and her husband, Patrick, of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Lara Fields and Stephanie MacInnis; siblings, Fred, Raymond, Daniel, Robert, Edith, and Dorothy; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. MacInnis was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings, Florence and Mary. A Gathering to share memories of Charles will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. in the Sunroom of Sunrise Funeral Options Sunrise Funeral Options 7601 Wyoming Blvd. NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 821-0010
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MARTINEZ -- Preciliana LaVarta Martinez died Sunday, April 16, 2006 in Albuquerque at the age of 99. Mrs. Martinez was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Martinez, and by her son, Leonard Martinez. She is survived by three grandchildren, Julie Martinez, Leonard Martinez, and Timothy Martinez; and three great-grandchildren, Michael, Brittney, and Natasha. A Rosary for Mrs. Martinez will be recited on Tuesday evening, April 18, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. at Salazar & Sons Mortuary. Memorial Services will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at Holy Ghost Catholic Church where the Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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MCGILL -- Marita Egbert McGill, 84, died Saturday, April 15, 2006 after suffering from pancreatic cancer. She is survived by her husband of 62 years Col. (Ret.) Allen K. McGill; children, Greg and Kris and grandchildren, Gerritt and Hannah. She supported her husband as homemaker for his 32-year Air Force career. Marita served as Vice-President and Buyer of Egbert's, a furniture and accessory store in Seattle, WA for another 30 years. Hers was a life of adventure. As an Air Force wife, she lived in all parts of the United States. As the Buyer for Egbert's, she traveled world-wide visiting Europe and North Africa repeatedly. In 2001 she and her husband moved to Albuquerque to be near family. She always strove to make a good home for her family. In her last days, she was blessed with special peace and freedom from pain. Marita's remains will eventually be returned to her birthplace, West Jersey, in rural Illinois. We, her family, including her son-in-law, Bill and daughter-in-law, Vicki, love and will miss Marita very much. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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PADILLA -- SIGFREDO N. Mr. Sigfredo N. Padilla, 89, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away peacefully at home in the arms of his loving family on April 15, 2006. Mr. Padilla is the beloved husband to Erlinda, married for 68 years. He is also survived by his children, Anastacio Padilla and wife, Dolores, Joan Anderson, Joseph Padilla and wife, Martha, Martha Chavez and husband, Frank, Art Padilla,and Donise Caro; one sister, Mary Sandoval; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and many other extended family members and friends. Mr. Padilla was a member of the Catholic Church and a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II. Visitation for Mr. Padilla will be Wednesday afternoon in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 6:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 562 Atrisco SW with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. by Monica Chavez. Final visitation will be Thursday morning from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. Interment will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. with Military Honors by the United States Army. Pallbearers will be Ricardo Padilla, Frank S. Chavez, Stanley Anderson, Ronald Padilla, Ramon Trujillo, and Eddie Padilla. Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Padilla and Johnny Trujillo. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW 243-7861
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ROMERO -- Lucy A. Sanchez Romero. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, in Rio Rancho. Interment will take place at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 7999 Wyoming Blvd. Albuquerque. A Reception will be held at the DeArco Reception hall next door to the church. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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SANDOVAL -- Naida Cordova Sandoval, 64, met her peace on Sunday, April 16, 2006. Naida attended school at St. Francis and at St. Mary's. She is survived by her parents, Alfredo and Lina Cordova; husband, Gregorio Sandoval; son, Carl Chavez and wife, Kathy; daughters, Roberta Chavez, and Ramona Cook and husband, Brian; brother, Alfred Cordova and companion Marylin; sister, Dorothy Barnhill; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. A Rosary will be recited on Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, April 21, 2006 also at Queen of Heaven Church where the Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. Burial will take place at a later date in Pena Blanca, NM where she will be buried by her grandmother. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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SCHWEITZER -- Shirley Schweitzer, 87, passed away surrounded by her loving family on April 15, 2006. She was born on July 1, 1918 in New York. She is survived by her loving family of daughters, Arlene Vendetti and Diane Babcock; son-in-law, Robert Babcock; grandchildren, Caren Read and her husband, Kurt, Amy Erickson and her husband, Frank, Richard Vendetti and wife, Gina, Jill Smoller and her husband, Mark; great-grandchildren, Lisa Vince, Megan Erickson, Raymond and Maria Vendetti, Eliana and Benjamin Smoller; loving sister, Joyce Reisman and husband, Jack; many loving nieces and nephews. Services on Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at 11 a.m. at Fairview Memorial Park, 700 Yale SE.
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STRICKLAND -- Jimmy Strickland Happy 38th Birthday April 18, 1968 - September 2, 1998 With love, Erica, Tom, and our families
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WILLINGHAM -- BERNADINE. Nee Imrisek, Bernadine (Sis), age 70, lifelong resident of Albuquerque, born and raised in Chicago, passed away on April 15, 2006. Preceded in death by husband, Gary; son, Eric; and sister, Maryanne Coates. Survived by loving brothers and sister: Dan Imrisek of Albuquerque, Andrew (Sonny) (Marian), Fred (Diane) and Gloria Sidell (Red), all of Chicago. Dearest Aunt to Lori Trujillo (Anthony), Patrick and Allysa of Gallup, NM, Andrea Sandoval, Marina of Albuquerque. Of Chicago: Steven Coates (Stephanie), Nikki and Eddie, Jeff Coates (Wanda), Jake, Susan Langer (Jim), Alex and Chloe, Marc Frisco (Melissa), MiaBella, Tony Imrisek (Carmen), Loradana and Alina, Chris Imrisek, Kailynn. Cremation has taken place per request. A private burial will be held at a later date. Any donations may be made in her name to the American Cancer Association or of your choice. Aspen Funeral Alternatives 1935 Juan Tabo NE Albuquerque, New Mexico
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ZAHM -- Edna "Chick" Zahm, age 92, a resident of Albuquerque since 1952, peacefully passed away on Easter Sunday, in the arms of her family. She is survived by Gordon, her beloved and devoted husband of 66 years; their seven children, Gary and Joan Zahm, Lauren and Bob Greenacre, Kristie Zahm, Kim Zahm, Kay Zahm, Cheryl Zahm and Susan Daniels, and Kathy Bartlett; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Caroline Estabrook and Dorothy Peters; and many nieces and nephews. Edna was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Judith; her parents; one brother; and two sisters. A woman of great beauty, kindness, faith, and decency, Chick will be missed by everyone whose lives she touched. A special thanks from the family to Melissa and Lisa from Presbyterian Home Healthcare. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE Wednesday, April 19, 2006 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at La Mesa Presbyterian Church, 7401 Copper Ave. NE Thursday, April 20, 2006, 2:00 p.m. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the La Mesa Deacon's Fund, 7401 Copper Ave. NE, 87108. Please honor Edna's memory by saying a kind word to a friend and spend a non-judgmental day with your children. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 275-3500
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