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ARCHULETA -- Jose Vincente Archuleta, age 77, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother, a resident of La Jara, NM, was called home to be with the Lord Friday, September 5, 2008. If you wish to send online condolences, please visit, www.danielsfuneral.com Funeral Services are entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services Alameda Mortuary 9420 Fourth Street NW Albuquerque, New Mexico 87114 (505) 898-3160
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BACA -- Leo S. Baca September 7, 1931-June 18, 2008 SPECIAL PEOPLE Special prople are those who have the ability to share their lives wih others. They are honest in work and deed, they are sincere and compassionate, and they always make sure that love is a part of everything. Special people are those who have the ability to give to others and help them with the changes that come their way. They are not afraid of being vulnerable; they believe in their uniqueness and are proud to be who they are. Special people are those who allow themselves the pleasures of being close to others and caring about their happiness. They have come to understand that love is what makes the difference in life. Special people are thoe who truly make life beautiful. D.Beisser That was you Dad. I hope you know how many lives you touched here on Earth, and how they love and miss you. We don't have your gift of gab. You had a way of talking to total strangers and left them feeling as if they were long lost friends that knew you all of their lives. I'm sure you are doing the same thing in Heaven. WE ALL MISS YOU SO MUCH, but I am sure you know this. We try to live by your example but your shoes are hard to fill. We can't listen to music without picturing you dancing with Mom or even by yourself. Music just got you moving. Even when you complained of your feet hurting. Your philosophy was to not fear your last day, any day could be final. Live your life today. We love you, miss you and know that some day we will all meet again. What a wonderful reunion that will be. You are always on our minds, in our thoughts and prayers and forever in our Hearts. HAPPY 77TH BIRTHDAY DAD! Love, Bubbles and the rest of the Familia Baca
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BACA -- Sgt. 1st. Class Leo S. Baca HAPPY 77th BIRTHDAY! SAVE A PLACE FOR US IN HEAVEN. LOVE ALWAYS, YOUR WIFE, ROMIE, YOUR CHILDREN, GRANDCHILDREN, AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN. TE QUEREMOS MUCHO.
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BACZEK -- Janice L. Baczek, 54, daughter, niece, sister, aunt, Beloved wife, Mother of two, and friend to so many, died July 9, 2008 after a long and hard fought battle with cancer. Janice is preceded in death by her father, John F. Carmody Sr.; and grandmother, Dorthea Carmody. Janice is survived by her husband of 18 years, Mark Baczek; daughter, Erin and son, Sean; her mother, Carol Carmody; her aunt, Joyce Carmody Allen; her brothers, Joe Carmody and wife Robin, Jerry Carmody and wife Susan, John F. Carmody III and wife Pam, Jeff Carmody and wife Kelly, her mother-in-law Helen Baczek; in-laws Colleen McNamara and husband Gill, Frank Baczek and wife Thane, Greg Baczek, Nancy Baczek, Anthony Baczek and wife Charlene, Joanna Baczek Frumkin and husband Paul, Mary Baczek Reith and husband John; and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, September 13, 2008 at the Cross of Hope Church, 6104 Taylor Ranch Dr. NW. Mark Baczek can be reached at: MarkB@dormanbreen.com
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BAKER -- Shirley J. Baker, 72, a resident of Albuquerque for the past 25 years, passed away on September 4, 2008. Mrs. Baker was born on May 8, 1936 to John "Oscar" and Daisy Mae (Crisp) Rose of Yampa, CO. She grew up in Arkansas but had enjoyed visiting her Aunt Lucy's ranch in Finger Rock, CO. She will be remembered for her love for her family and devotion to them. Her family fondly remembers how Mrs. Baker would love to entertain them with her imaginative stories. She enjoyed fishing and proudly proclaimed that if she baited your fishing hook you were guaranteed to catch a fish. At one time, Mrs. Baker took a cake decorating course and soon became well known for her delicious homemade and beautifully decorated cakes. She, also, enjoyed gardening, flowers, and the birds that resided in her backyard. She was an excellent seamstress, making her children's clothes as well as matching garments for their dolls. She was very devoted to her brothers and sisters. Mrs. Baker is survived by her husband, Paul K. Baker; daughters, Gail Henry and husband, Lyle, of Craig, CO, and Lori Cave and her husband, Jimmy, of Farmington, NM; Gail and Lori's father, Jack Bowlus; grandchildren, Levi Henry, Chelsea Branson, Tawnie Cave, and Jacy Cave; siblings, Lorraine (Robert) Rossi, Bernadine (Conward) Farris, Clarice (Virgil) Marshall, Donna Lea (Bill) Ragland, Lila (Carol) Ward, Nancy (Glen) Anderson, Glenda (Bruce) Oetting, J.D. (Alice) Rose, Max (Korky) Rose, and George Rose; numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Daisy Mae Rose, and a very dear Aunt Lucy Marshall. Cremation has taken place and she will be laid to rest in Yampa, CO. Memorial Graveside Services will be announced at a later time. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to NM Boys and Girls Ranches P.O. Box 9, Belen, NM 87002-9001. Services are entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services 3113 Carlisle Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87110 505-884-1188 www.danielsfuneral.com
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BASHMAN -- Rebecca Belle Bashman was born October 11, 1934 and passed away August 31, 2008. Arrangements are in care of RIVERSIDE FUNERAL HOME OF ALBUQUERQUE 225 San Mateo Blvd. NE 764-9663
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BRUEGGEMANN -- Harold H. Brueggemann, 90, a resident of Albuquerque since 1951, passed away on Monday, September 1, 2008. Mr. Brueggemann retired from Sandia National Labs after 30+ years. He was married to Juanita Olive Stuart in 1945; she preceded him in death in 1996. He is survived by his son, Stuart Brueggemann of Eureka, CA; and his daughter, Jane Joyce of Bosque Farms; grandchildren Carl, Daniel and Rachael. Memorial Services will be Monday, September 8, 2008, 11:00 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 7701 Candelaria NE. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Christ Lutheran Church and School, 7701 Candelaria, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110. French Mortuary, Inc. 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE (505) 275-3500 www.frenchmortuary.com
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BURSCH -- LaVerne I. Bursch passed away at her home in Rio Rancho on September 5, 2008 with her husband Bill Bursch and loving family by her side. Services are pending. Direct Funeral Services 2919 4th st NW. (505) 343-8008.
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CARMAN -- Edna "Margo" Carman passed away on August 30, 2008, at the grand age of 91. Edna, who was affectionately known as "Margo" by all who loved her, had been a resident of Albuquerque for 31 years. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Margo lived the first part of her life on Long Island, NY. She worked for the telephone company for 26 years, retiring in 1974. Margo was a high-spirited, loving woman who cared deeply for her family. She loved animals, storytelling, cooking and family gatherings. She also had a wonderful depth of wisdom and compassion. Margo enriched the lives of all who knew her. We will love you forever, Margo. Surviving family members include her daughter, Doris Polak and husband Ed; her grandchildren Wayne Cormack, Lori Cromack, Eddie Polak and wife Julie, Barbara Raymer and husband Jim and Kenneth Polak. Her great-grandchildren are Scott Cormack-DiStefano, Mark Cormack, Michelle Raymer, Sean and Max Polak, Michael Griego, and Jennifer Raymer. She is preceded in death by her husband Willis; her parents Joseph and Josephine Wolf; brother Joseph Wolf; daughter Carolyn Cormack and the many dogs and cats she dearly loved. A Memorial Service will be held at Aspen Funeral Alternatives, 1935 Juan Tabo NE, on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. with Pastor Don Gibson officiating. Inurnment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery and Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of New Mexico. Aspen Funeral Alternatives 1935 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE Albuquerque, NM 87112 (505) 323-9000 www.aspenfuneral.com
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CASTILLO -- John The family of Mr. John Castillo would like to thank all of their relatives and friends for the kind expression of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement; to Deacon Harry Beare, Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, presider of the Communion Service; Deacon Frank Perez, presider of Graveside Blessing; to Gabriella Nieto for reciting the Rosary; to Dr. Muraida and the staff at Vista Care Hospice; and to the pallbearers, Thank you. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW
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CHRISTOPHER -- Edna C. Christopher "Chris," widow of George W. Christopher and a resident of Albuquerque since 1947, died August 24, 2008. She is survived by her two sons, Donald L. Christopher of Minnesota, and Thomas G. Christopher and his wife, Judy of Los Alamos, NM; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Cremation by Daniels Family Funeral Services has taken place. Memorial and Celebration of life will be on October 11, 2008 at her home. Funeral services are entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services 1100 Coal Ave. SE Albuquerque, NM 87106 505-842-8800 www.danielsfuneral.com
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COFFEY -- Lucille Coffey with love and admiration from your friends, Patricia Waldie Byrnes, George R. Waldie, Kay (Sis) Turnley Day. You died at home at age 96 as you wanted, you worked for Santa Fe Railroad, and did oil paintings that we have in our homes. We loved you. Pat (505) 350-0151.
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CRESPIN -- Jose "Joe" Dionico Crespin, age 76, beloved and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother, was called home to be with the Lord, Thursday, September 4, 2008, while surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Trujillo, NM and was a long time resident of Albuquerque. Joe was a proud Veteran of the United States Army, who served his country during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Bernalillo County after 30 years of service as a Heavy Equipment Operator. Joe loved spending time teaching his children and grandchildren, and caring for his wife. He will live in our hearts forever. He was preceded in death by a son Mateo Vincent Crespin. Joe is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Jennie Crespin; his children, Augustine Crespin, Joe Crespin Jr. and wife Cruzita Chavez, Kathy Crespin and fiance Orlando Chavez, Victoriana Crespin, Loretta Crespin and fiance Ysidro Najar, Lupe (Crespin) Montoya and husband Michael, Roger Crespin and wife Zenobia; seven grandchildren; Robby Chavez, Jennie Rietman and husband Daniel, Aaron Chavez and wife Lori, Frankie Chavez, Martin Chavez, Jolene Crespin, and Denise Amada Crespin; and eight great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother, Tony Crespin and wife Frances; sisters, Tina Martinez, and Rita Jaramillo and husband Leon; sister-in-laws, Josie (Crespin) Lefebre, and Connie Crespin; brother and sister-in-laws, Edward Chavez, Johnny Chavez and wife Barbara, Dennis Chavez and wife Mary, Lori Aguilar and husband Manuel, Barbara Griego and husband Amadeo, Margaret Lopez and husband Filo; and numerous extended family members and friends. Visitations will be Monday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, where a Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be conducted Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. also at the Church. Interment will follow at San Carlos Cemetery. Casket Bearers will be, Joe Crespin Jr., Robby Chavez, Frankie Chavez, Martin Chavez, Daniel Rietman, and Godson Max Chavez. Honorary Bearers will be, Michael Montoya, Orlando Chavez, Martin Crespin, Leon Jaramillo Jr., and Godsons, Jonathan Aguilar and Felix Chavez. For online condolences, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com . Funeral Services are entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services Alameda Mortuary 9420 Fourth Street NW (505) 898-3160
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DEGROAT -- Mark DeGroat, 56, resident of Albuquerque, passed away Friday, September 5, 2008. He is survived by his mother, Kay DeGroat; brother, Tim DeGroat; sisters, Wendy Noren and husband, Gene, Sue "Tootie" Wenzel; nieces and nephews, Travous, Tanell, Jade, Kayla, Mandy, Dane, Renee and Phil; great-nieces and great-nephews, Josh, Hunter, Makyla and Sammy; and several other extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Will DeGroat; and brother, Ken DeGroat. Mark was a great uncle and mentor to his nieces and nephews. He was also a good brother and friend. Mark loved the outdoors and his family, especially his mother unit. He was very generous with his time, energy and resources. He was loved by all who knew him and will be truly missed. Memorial Services will be held Monday, September 8, 2008, 2:00 p.m. at French Mortuary, University Chapel, 1111 University Blvd, NE. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE (505) 843-6333 www.frenchmortuary.com
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DIAZ -- Ezequiel "Zeke". We the Diaz Family wish to express our sincere gratitude to all relatives and friends who were so kind and supportive during this difficult time in our lives. Special thanks are extended to Fr. Bill Sanchez and Fr. John McKenna for celebrating a beautiful Mass for Zeke; to all the members of the Spanish Choir; to all the Casket Bearers; to those who sent floral tributes, cards, and food; to our community for all the prayers while Zeke battled his illness; to Salls Brothers' Construction Company for their generosity and understanding; to all the Staff at Presbyterian Hospital and New Mexico Cancer Center; to Daniels Family Funeral Services -Alameda Mortuary, especially Ray Baldonado for his compassion, care, professionalism, we couldn't ask to have you make it more perfect because your personal touches to detail were incredible; to the American Legion Post #69 Honor Guard; to the Patriotic Riders; and to the Sandoval County Sheriff Officers for the Motor Escort. Your kindness will always be remembered. For online condolences please visit www.danielsfuneral.com. Funeral Services were entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services Alameda Mortuary 9420 Fourth Street NW Albuquerque, New Mexico 87114 (505) 898-3160
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FIRKINS -- Bruce Firkins, 74, born November 1, 1933 in Saint Francis, KS, died at home August 22, 2008, in Rio Rancho, NM. Bruce's wife of 48 years, Jan, son Jim, and two grandchildren miss and love him so much. We appreciate the support and prayers that have been so generously bestowed by Bruce's large extended family and numerous close friends and neighbors. Bruce attended University of Colorado after graduation from Saint Francis High School, then transferred to New Mexico State to complete his BS in music in 1956. He began teaching in Carlsbad, NM, moving to Deming to become the high school band director. Bruce's band program at Deming High School was one of the best in the region. Under Bruce's direction from1958 to 1972, the Wildcat Band won numerous top ratings and awards in New Mexico competitions as well as band festivals in Arizona and Texas. In 1968 Bruce received his Master of Music Education degree from Western State College of Colorado. Developing an interest in real estate, Bruce left teaching to open Firkins Real Estate in Deming in 1974. He became very active in a wide variety of business and community organizations, holding offices in Rotary Club, Shrine Club, and Deming Chamber of Commerce. He loved hosting Rotary International exchange students, initiated an Exchange Progam of Sister Cities with Nuevo Casas Grandes, Mexico, Rotary and was a recipient of the Rotary Paul Harris Award. Bruce founded the Deming Silver Spikes group in 1980. He was selected to serve on many boards and commissions, notably the NMSU Foundation and the Alamagordo Space Center Hall of Fame. Bruce sold his business to long-time friends in Deming, retiring in Rio Rancho in 1996. There will be a Memorial and Celebration Service Saturday, September 13, 2008, 11:00 am, at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 114 Carlisle SE, in Albuquerque. A special Gravesite Service will be held in Deming at a later date. In lieu of flowers, Bruce wished donations to be made to the Music Department Foundation Account, c/o the NMSU Foundation Inc, PO Box 3590, Las Cruces NM, 88003-3590, or to a charitable organization of your choice.
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GARCIA -- David Wayne Garcia, went to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Wednesday. He is survived by his wife of seven years, Maria Lucero-Garcia, mother: Georgia Garcia; stepfather: Gerry L. Herrera; step-sons: Antonio, Andres and Alex Lucero; uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. David was a loving father, adoring husband, beloved son, and cherished family member and friend. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy as an MM3 and was a Persian Gulf veteran. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. 11:30 a.m. Interment with military honors will be at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Randy Castillo, Louis Garcia, Antonio Lucero, Dennis Torres, Celso Garcia and Lee Walker. Honorary pallbearers will be Shantell Garcia and Ernest Sena. Please sign online condolences at www.ReflectionofLife.com. The Salazar family of REFLECTIONS Funerals & Life Celebrations 2400 Washington Street NE 884-5777
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GARCIA -- Ernest Garcia, age 80, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother, was called home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, September 3, 2008. Ernest will be fondly remembered as a kind and giving man who had the "Best Chile in town". He enjoyed spending time in the mountains, camping, fishing, and especially being among his grandchildren and family for family gatherings. He was a proud Veteran of the United States Army. The love of his fellow Veterans led him to become the founder of the Contaminated Veterans of America. Ernest will be greatly missed by all. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Felipe Vallejos; a daughter-in-law, Gloria Garcia; several brothers and sisters. Ernest is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Toni Garcia of the family home; his children, Patsy Parraz and her husband Eddie, Tom (Mike) Garcia; his precious grandchildren, Michelle Ruiz and husband Joe, Renee Vallejos- Jean Pierre and husband Maceo, Valerie Parraz, Chris and Paul Garcia, Casey Morris, and Marlon Flores; great-grandchildren, Tawni, Joseph, Adrianne, Cisco, Lorenzo, Antonio, Alysia, and Diego. Also surviving are his siblings, Helen Jaramillo, Johnny Garcia and his wife Petey, Ralph Garcia and his wife Marcela; and numerous beloved family members and friends. Visitations will be Monday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Daniels Family Funeral Services-Alameda Mortuary, where a Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 1818 Coal Place SE. Interment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pall Bearers will be, Mike Torres, Chris Garcia, Paul Garcia, Eddie Parraz, Maceo Jean Pierre, and Joe Ruiz. Honorary Bearers will be Porfidio Montoya and Ruben Barreras. For online condolences please visit www.danielsfuneral.com. Funeral Services are entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services Alameda Mortuary 9420 Fourth Street NW (505) 898-3160
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GARRISON -- Marie Garrison, a resident of Edgewood, NM, died Thursday, September 4, 2008 after a long illness. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Garrison; daughters, Dixie Baca and husband, Ray and Paula Rivera and husband, Paul; grandchildren, Manny Quintana, Adrian Baca and wife, Natasha, Charley McCreary and husband, John, Richard Quintana and Sarah Dunn; great-grandchildren, Diedra, Devan, Anistasia, Bishop and Reese; sister, Vera Chase; many other family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and daughter, Betsy Dunn. Marie enjoyed traveling and raising Airedales. She loved her family dearly and will be greatly missed. A Memorial Service will be Tuesday, September 9, 2008, 10:00 a.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, with interment of her Urn to follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 2201 San Pedro NE, 87110. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE (505) 843-6333 www.frenchmortuary.com
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GARWOOD -- Naomi Garwood was born on April 30, 1921 in Chesterfield, MO and died on Wednesday, September 3, 2008 in Albuquerque. She is survived by son, Sterling and wife, Karen of Asheville, NC; son, Michael, and wife, Ulrike of Melbourne, Australia, and son, Christopher and wife Mary Sue of Albuquerque, NM. She has four grandchildren, Sterling J. Garwood, Laura Behrens, Max Garwood, and Tristan Garwood, and four great grandchildren, Whitney Garwood, Lauren Garwood, Sean Garwood, and Tyler Behrens. Naomi grew up in Quincy, Illinois and graduated from Quincy High School in 1939, and Quincy College in 1942. After college she joined the military serving in the Navy's Wave unit as a meteorologist during World War II. She married Sterling R. Garwood in 1946. Her husband, a veteran himself, continued to work for the U.S. government as a courier. His work took them to Washington, D.C where their first son was born, to the Philippines where their second son was born, and to Germany where they had their third son. After returning to America, Naomi was a mother and housewife until she went back to college to earn a teaching certificate. She taught elementary school in Chester, New Jersey from 1958 until 1965. In 1965 Naomi and Sterling accepted teaching positions at The International School of Bangkok in Bangkok, Thailand. In 1966 they moved from there to Vientiane, Laos, and in 1968 to Lashkar Gah Afghanistan, onto La Paz, Bolivia in 1970, and in 1972 to Khartoum, Sudan where they taught in schools for American dependents. With their world travels over they arrived in Silver City, NM in 1973 where Sterling took post graduate coursework at Western New Mexico University. In 1974 they moved to Santa Fe, NM where Naomi taught Reading and Science at De Vargas Junior High School for 23 years. There she was nominated by her peers and received an Excellence in Teaching Award from Santa Fe Partners in Education. Naomi received a master of arts from St. John's College Graduate Institute in 1979. Naomi also volunteered at the U.N.I.C.E.F. shop in downtown Santa Fe. She and her husband moved to Albuquerque in 2001 to live near their family. Naomi continued volunteer work at Carlos Rey Elementary School in Albuquerque. Naomi's friends and family members will remember her to be the sweetest, kindest person that one could know and who never had an unkind word for anyone. The world is a bit heavier at her passing. Arrangements for a memorial service made entrusted to Direct Funeral Services scheduled at the Santa Fe National Cemetery on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Heart Association at: donate.americanheart.org.
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GERVAIS -- Doria Ann Purcell Turgone Gervais, 69, passed away August 28, 2008 due to complications from surgery. Doria's family include her children, Robert Purcell, John Purcell, Richard Purcell, Caroline Purcell, and Jimmy Purcell Jr.; one brother, David Curtis; one sister, Geraldine Setter; two sisters-in-law, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held Monday, September 15, 2008 at 11 a.m., at Holy Rosary Church, 5415 Fortuna Rd N.W. , 505-836-5011
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GONZALES -- Alice Gonzales. Happy Birthday Mommy. We know you are happy now because you are "Safely Home" with Jesus, but our tears for you cannot stop. We Miss YOU! Loving you always your husband, William; your children, Linda, Frances, Billy, Robert, Shirley and Juanita.
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HERNANDEZ -- FRED In Loving Memory of Fred Hernandez January 1, 1951-September 7, 2007 My precious hon, father, and pompa, it's been a year since you've been gone but to me it seems like only a few days. How hard it is to be without you. I miss you with all my heart. I know that you're watching over us. Your memories bring smiles to us. I'm so proud of our kids and grandkids, they bring me lots of courage. They miss you so very much. Your family has been awesome, without them, I would be lost. I know your compadre and many friends miss you so much. I look forward to the day that we'll be together again. Love you forever, Nana, Freida, Freddy, Kayla, Anissa, and Zack. Happy Birthday Mike.
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HILDEBRANDT -- Mary Lucille. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to all relatives and friends who were so kind and supportive during this difficult time; to Deacon Al McLane of Shrine of St. Bernadette for his compassionate assistance to Mary, Bud, and family; to the lay Canossians and Sisters for leading the Rosary, and to those who sent floral tributes, cards, and food. Your kindness will always be gratefully remembered.
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JEPSON -- George E. Jepson, age 88, went to meet the Lord and his beloved wife, Ginny on August 28, 2008 in Albuquerque, NM. George was a salesman for Swift and Co. for 32 years. He taught his family by example the importance of a good work ethic and what it means to love and be loved unconditionally. He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Virginia M. VanNort; his father and mother, Clifton and Frances Jepson; brother, James Jepson; and sisters Mary Gloystein and Kathryn Julius. He is survived by his daughter, Judith (husband Joe) Carrillo of Albuquerque; son, John Jepson of Roswell, NM. Grandchildren are Michelle Carrillo (fiancee Mike Garcia) of Albuquerque, Susan (husband Dennis) Jones of Rio Rancho, Jason (wife Ashley) Jepson of Taos, and Jodie Jepson (partner Tina LaTurner) of Albuquerque. Six great-grandchildren are Nathan, Savannah, and Dennis Jr. Jones of Rio Rancho; Dillon and Dax Jepson, of Taos, Brody Jepson-LaTurner of Albuquerque. Surviving brothers and sisters include Margaret Ring, Elizabeth Julius, Robert (wife Polly) Jepson, Richard (wife Judy) Jepson, all of Erie, PA, and Edward Jepson of Las Vegas, NV. The family wishes to thank the staff at Skies Healthcare, particularly nurses Cora Lee and Donna for their tender care and compassion. Direct Funeral Services handled the Cremation, and a loving Memorial was held at the home of Susan and Dennis Jones in Rio Rancho. Interment will take place at a later date in Las Vegas, NV.
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KLENTSCHY -- Marguerite (Margo) A. Klentschy of Albuquerque, NM passed away peacefully at Casa De Rosa Assisted Living after a prolonged illness at the age of 80, on August 30, 2008. She was born in Lakewood, OH on October 20, 1927 to Alfred and Adele Fellabom. She graduated from Seminole High School, Seminole, OK May 24, 1945. Margo was married to Kenneth Karl Klentschy on March 11, 1946 in Bernalillo, NM and was married for 54 years. After 20 years of service, she retired from the Atomic Energy Commission, Kirtland Air Force Base. Preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Klentschy; parents, Alfred Fellabom and Adele Mischke; and brother, Curtis Fellabom. Survived by five daughters, Karlyn (husband Ray) McPartlin of Reno, NV, Janice Carrier of San Jose, CA, Kenda (husband Jay) Cornell of Albuquerque, NM, Paula Geisler of Green Isle, MN, and Kayle (husband Dave) Moore of Albuquerque;12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Margo enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling, creative crafts, spending time with her family and friends, and was a member of Eastern Star. Honoring Margo's wishes, no services will be held. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made in memory of Margo Klentschy to Casa De Rosa Assisted Living, 10127 Guadalupe Trail NW, Albuquerque, NM, 87114 or to the Barrett House Women's Shelter, 10300 Constitution NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112. The family wishes to sincerely thank Rudy, Steve, and Pinon, and all the staff members of Casa De Rosa Assisted Living and the Hospice of the Sandias, for the loving care they provided to Margo during her final days.
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KYLE -- Donna Kyle, long time resident of Albuquerque, died September 3, 2008. Born August 6, 1931 in LaCrosse, KS, she moved with her family to Albuquerque when she was in the 3rd grade. Donna graduated from Albuquerque High School with honors, and studied at UNM. She worked at Trans World Airlines and retired after 30 years. Donna was active in her church, her sorority Beta Sigma Phi and was a volunteer at Presbyterian Kaseman. She is survived by her sister: Norma Safely of Wichita, KS; her aunt: Ilene Timmons of Farmington, NM; five nieces, Kyle Safely Anderson of Boise, ID, Kay James and Kelly Safely of Wichita, KS, Cindy Elliott of Pace, FL, and Jennifer Zafach of Albuquerque. Life Celebration Service is scheduled for September 8, 2008 at 11 a.m. at Saint Steven's Methodist Church 4601 Juan Tabo NE followed by ennichement at Sunset Memorial Park. The Salazar family of REFLECTIONS Funerals & Life Celebrations 2400 Washington Street NE 884-5777
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MARES -- Agripina J. The family of Mrs. Agripina J. Mares would like to thank all of their relatives and friends for the kind expression of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement; to the Franciscan Friar, Holy Family Catholic Church, presider of the Funeral Mass; to Roberta Woods for reciting the Rosary; to all of the nurses and technicians, Presbyterian Hospital, 4th floor; Presbyterian Hospice for their care; to the pallbearers; to all of the generous people who brought food and sent flowers; and special thank you to the Ricarda Sanchez family. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr.SW
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MARTINEZ -- Raymond Martinez TEN YEARS WITHOUT YOU The time with you was all too brief Ten years have passed but we still grieve Missing you is still very strong. Although the years have come and gone Your memory is deep within our hearts Until the day we are no longer apart. We MISS YOU! Della, Porky, Cindi, Mike, Crystal, Michael, Maya, Debi, Pat, Tiffany, Chris, Connie, Bronco, Ray, Yolanda, Raymond
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MOYE -- Donald E. Moye passed away on Monday, September 1, 2008. Don was born January 21, 1914 on a farm southeast of Paradise, KS. He was preceded in death by his parents, Milford and Edna Moye; his only brother, Robert Moye; and his loving wife of 62 years, Madonna Martha Moye. The Moye family moved to California in 1926. Don graduated from Alhambra High School in 1932, where he was active in the student council, debate team and played basketball. His fondest memories were of his high School years. Don worked as a lobster fisherman before moving to Denver taking a job with the Grazing Service as a clerk. In 1936, he moved to Albuquerque and was employed by the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Revenue, Internal Revenue Service and Tempte Brothers Trailers. In 1940, he married the former Madonna Martha Priesthoff. He would always laugh and say he chased her until she caught him. In 1954, he established the accounting practice of Don Moye & Associates. Don was a Registered Public Accountant and a Certified Public Accountant. He retired from his accounting practice at the age of 84. He loved to travel throughout the United States and Mexico, was an avid reader and enjoyed New Mexico and American history. He was a member of Elks Lodge 461, New Mexico Society of Public Accountants, and the National Society of Accountants. For many years, he was active in the New Mexico Republican Party. Don lived a long and full life and he will be missed. He is survived by his three sons: J. Robert Moye and wife Betty Ann of Seattle, WA, William J. Moye and wife Laurie, J. Michael Moye and wife Carol of Albuquerque; grandchildren: Scott Moye and wife Lynley of Albuquerque, Bryan Moye and wife Marguerite of Redondo Beach, CA, Paul Moye and wife Sarah of Seattle, WA, Jason Moye and wife Claire of Hiawatha, KS; and great grandchildren: Devyn, Lindsay, Stephen, Dylan, Zachary, Alexandra, Lauren, Sydnee, Max and William as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, September 7, 2008, at 4:00 p.m., Salazar & Sons Chapel. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Presbyterian Hospice Inpatient Unit or New Mexico Boys Ranch. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St SW 247-4124 www.salazarandsons.com
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OCHOA -- Tracy Pepe Ochoa, age 35, went home to the arms of Yehsua on Saturday, August 23, 2008 and is buried at San Jose de Armijo Cemetery in Albuquerque. Tracy went home peacefuly in his sleep never to suffer the troubles of this world again. Tracy is survived by his wife, Leticia Ochoa; his son, Benjamin Isaiah Ochoa; his tia, Patricia Martinez; and his cousins, Michelle Baty, Mark Padilla, Felicia Meyer, Nicole Martinez, Adam Sandoval Meyer, Janae Baty, Audrey Meyer, Estevan Hernandez, Cristian Hernandez; and many other extended aunts, uncles, and cousins. We would like to thank YVWH for the impact Tracy made in our hearts and for the courage he displayed walking out the lot the Lord gave him in this life. Tracy, we love you and we can't wait to meet you in paradise in the glory of His presence.
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ORTEGA -- Raquel "Nana Rachel" Ortega, 92, born in Veguita, NM and a long time resident of Albuquerque, NM died on September 2, 2008. She is preceded in death by her parents, Patrocinio and Sofia Lopez; husband, Tircio; sister Frances and brothers, Herman, Eutimio and Vidal Lopez. She is survived by her sister, Adelaida "Lala" Carrillo; sister-in-law, Cecilia Lopez; niece, Evelyn Montano and husband, Isidro; nephew, Benjamin Lopez and wife, Priscilla; four special great nieces, Patricia, Carolyn, Roberta and Rachel Lopez; great, great nephew, Joesyah (Nana's champion) Balderrama-Lopez; great-great niece, Stacy (Nana's Beautiful) Balderrama; great niece and nephew, Phillip and Emily Vigil; and Seve Campos whom she loved like her own great nephew. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews who loved her dearly. Raquel was a longtime member of St. Therese Little Flower Catholic Church. In her earlier years, Nana loved working in her garden and tending to her rose bushes and apricot tree. Memorial Rosary will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Therese Little Flower Catholic Church, 4th and Mildred NW, followed by Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at San Juan Cemetery in Veguita, NM; . Funeral services are entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services Garcia Mortuary 717 Stover Ave. S.W. 243-5222 www.danielsfuneral.com
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PADILLA -- Mary (Anaya) Padilla, also known as "Tootsie" went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 30, 2008 at the age of 76. She was born on November 3, 1931 She had many, many close friends and enjoyed bowling and going to the casino with them. Mary is preceded in death by her father, Bonifacio Anaya, stepmother, Jennie Anaya, her natural mother, Tomasita Sandoval, and grandmother, Chon Mendez. She leaves behind her husband, Leo Padilla; sister, Lora Garcia; children, Christina and Greg Nunez, Larry and Yvonne Padilla, Leona and David Luna, Patty and Arnie Mancha, and Steve and Juliana Padilla; step children, Leon Padilla and Rose Blum; as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family members. Memorial Services for Mary will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2008 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, with a Rosary to be recited at 12:30 p.m. followed by the Mass at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124 www.salazarandsons.com
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PINO -- Raphael V. Pino, 83, a lifetime resident of New Mexico, went to be with our Heavenly Father on Wednesday, September 3, 2008. Raphael has been a devout and life long member of the Catholic Church, and member of the Acoma Pueblo, he is retired from Rust Tractor and a proud U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII. Mr. Pino is predeceased by his parents, Lorenzo and Santana Pino; and a daughter, Geraldine Pino. He is survived by his devoted wife of 55 years, Frances Pino; son, Manuel Pino and daughter, Ernestine Cortez and husband Steven, his grandchildren, Stephanie, Tanya and husband Nick, Carlos and Stephen; as well as his great-grandchildren, Francisco, Angel, Elysia and Joseph Ray, his sisters Inez Seiler and husband Carl and Lucy Sullivan and husband Don. A visitation will be held at the 8th Street Chapel of Garcia Mortuary - The Daniels Family Funeral Services, on Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 4:00 p.m., with Rosary following immediately afterwards at 5:00 p.m. The Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Therese Catholic Church at 9:15 a.m., on Monday, September 8, 2008. Mr. Pino will be laid to rest with Military Honors at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. Services are entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services 717 Stover Ave SW Albuquerque, NM 87102 505-243-5222 www.danielsfuneral.com
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PYLES -- Robert L. Pyles, DVM, passed away on September 4, 2008. He was born in Wichita, KS to Andrew and Fannie Pyles on October 12, 1921. He graduated from Kansas State University in 1943, and then served in the Army during WWII. He was the Veterinarian-in-charge for the US Dept. of Agriculture in NM , retiring in 1973. Dr. Pyles was also State Veterinarian for the NM Livestock Board, and retired in 1984. He is survived by his wife, Ruth, of 65 years; two sons Michael and Dennis, and his wife, Sue, of Albuquerque; a sister Louise, of Hermitage, MO, and many nieces and nephews. After retirement, Bob and Ruth spent many winters in Yuma AZ. Dr. Pyles received many awards from the NM Veterinary Assoc. and the United States Animal Health Assoc. He was a honorary Life member of the NM Cattle Growers Assoc. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at Harwood United Methodist Church (420 San Lorenzo, NW) on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Harwood United Methodist Church, 420 San Lorenzo NW, Albuq., 87107. RIVERSIDE FUNERAL HOME OF ALBUQUERQUE 225 San Mateo Blvd NE 764-9663
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ROOSE -- Walter Roose Jr., age 86, passed away on Thursday, September 4, 2008. Services are pending. Funeral services are entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services 3113 Carlisle Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87110 (505)884-1188 www.danielsfuneral.com
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SAVILLA -- Krystle Monea Savilla, age 16, beloved daughter, sister, and granddaughter, was called home to be with the Lord, September 2, 2008. Visitations will be today (Sunday) from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Carlisle Chapel of Daniels Family Funeral Services, 3113 Carlisle NE, where a Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday morning at 10:00 a.m., at Queen of Heaven Church. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Funeral Services are entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services Alameda Mortuary 9420 Fourth Street NW Albuquerque, NM 87114 (505) 898-3160 www.danielsfuneral.com
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STEVENS -- Gail Lynn Stevens, 55, of Shawnee, KS passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Gail was born on December 16, 1952 in El Paso, TX and has lived her last years of life in Albuquerque, NM and Ft. Worth, TX. She was a most beloved preschool teacher at Christot's Montessori Day School in Shawnee, KS for the last four and a half years. She spent the last 15+ years teaching young children and bringing smiles to every one of their faces as well as their parents. She is survived by her three children, Jennifer Spencer-Sneider and her husband David and granddaughter, Sydney of Shawnee, KS; Christopher Spencer of Irving, TX; Teara Joy Spencer of Albuquerque, NM; her parents, Grant and Lee Stevens of El Paso, TX; her three sisters and their husbands and children, Kathy and Bill Folowell of Albuquerque, NM; Janet and Greg Reed of Arlington, TX; Lisa and Harvey Cunov of Coppell, TX and brother and wife and children, Mike and Alison Stevens of Arlington, TX. She was a beloved mother, sister, daughter, teacher, wife and friend. A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2008 at Jennifer and David Sneider's home in Shawnee, KS at 5 p.m. The family suggests memorial contributions be made in Gail Stevens name to KU Cancer Center c/o Endowment M.S. 3012 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66160 or Cancer Action 10520 Barkley, Overland Park, KS 66212. Condolences may be expressed to: jspencer@spencer-group.com Arrangements: Porter Funeral Homes & Crematory, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS (913) 438-6444.
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TORRES -- Amanda Marie The family of Amanda Marie Torres would like to thank all of their relatives and friends for the kind expression of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement; to Pastor Brian Dennis, presider of the Funeral Service and the Graveside Blessing; and to the pallbearers. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW
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VER PLOEGH -- Howard Ver Ploegh, 88, a resident of Corrales, NM passed away on September 6, 2008. Mr. Ver Ploegh is survived by his son, Jim Ver Ploegh and wife, Mary (Lonnie); his daughter, Laura White Heckman and husband, Burt; his brother, Ed Ver Ploegh and wife, Carol; his sister-in-law, Verlene Ver Ploegh; his grandchildren, Francesca Ver Ploegh, Mark Ver Ploegh, Brian Ver Ploegh and girlfriend, Brandi; Lange Heckman and wife, Erin, Chad Heckman and Derek Heckman; and many other extended family members. Howard was preceded in death by his wife and soul mate, June Arlene; his brothers Russell and Raymond; and his sister in law, Helen and husband, Ike. Howard was owner and operator of Farmers Feed and supply store on North 4th, he was a teacher of Math and Sciene in the Public Schools and he had a love of sailing. Visitation will be Wednesday, September 10, 2008 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel with a Funeral Service at 10:00 a.m., Pastor Rory Gillespie, presider. Urnbearers will be his grandsons, Mark and Brian. Interment of Mr. Ver Ploegh's cremains will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW 243-7861
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VILLA -- Marianne Villa Heyman May 1, 1953 - September 7, 2007 It has been 1 year since you left us so suddenly. Your dad, your six siblings, and family and friends, miss you with all their heart and soul. Our consolation is that you are with our mom, but is is so hard without you. We lived a nightmare the day you left us. You are now an angel in heaven.
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VOGAN -- Florence Vogan. Our beloved sister and aunt, Florence Vogan (Aunt Floie) was taken from us too soon after a long battle with cancer on Thursday, August 28, 2008. She was born on November 22, 1946 in Abington, PA. She graduated from Endicott Junior College in Beverly, MA. After living in Denver, Seattle, and Annapolis, she settled in Albuquerque 27 years ago. She was active with community cancer charities, the New Mexico Children's Hospital, as well as her special interest in orphaned animals. She was a talented photographer. Her brother, John Vogan and wife, Nancy of Las Vegas, NV; sister, Jane Flax and husband, Dr. Michael Flax of Albuquerque; nieces, Rebecca and Rachel Flax of New York City; nephews, Dr. Rex Vogan and wife, Lauren and their daughter, Payton of Leesburg, VA and Alex Vogan of Annapolis, MD; and her many friends will cherish her memory. Memorial contributions may be made to the Central New Mexico Affiliate Susan G. Komen for the Cure, PO Box 30047, Albuquerque, NM 87190, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 3411 Candelaria Road NE, Suite-M, Albuquerque, NM 87110 or to the Animal Humane Association of New Mexico, 615 Virginia SE, Albuquerque, NM, 87108. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400 www.frenchmortuary.com
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WILLIAMS -- Nancy S. Williams. Online condolences may be posted to: www.Reflectionoflife.com. REFLECTIONS Funerals & Life Celebrations 2400 Washington St. NE 884-5777
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WILLIAMS -- Sherri Williams passed away on September 1, 2008 at home in Albuquerque after a valiant battle with cancer. She was born to Mary Margaret and John Charles Blissard on March 30, 1943, in Washington D.C. Sherri graduated in 1959 from Highland High School in Albuquerque, and from New Mexico State University in 1963 with a BA in Psychology. Sherri met Bill Williams at a school mixer dance in 1960, they were married on February 16, 1963, and have been soul mates for over 45 years. A son, Bryan, was born on May 22, 1969, and currently lives in Klamath Falls, OR. With Bill working for an oil company, several moves were made, so Sherri became pretty adept at being flexible both with family life and her work. Sherri settled on a career in Real Estate as a salesman and later as a Loan Officer and Mortgage Underwriter. Most of Bill's working career was spent in California. During two job assignments in Bakersfield, Sherri took up motorcycle riding, camping in the nearby mountains, and bought a Corvette. While living in Ventura, Sherri and Bill went sailing with a neighbor and both fell in love with the ocean. Three sailboats later, Sherri and Bill retired early and left Ventura harbor in February 1996 on a 44-foot sailboat on their great adventure. Sherri loved the ocean and meeting people from various countries they visited. This love affair lasted 12 years as they explored Mexico, the many countries in the South Pacific, the Indian Ocean, the South Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean, through the Panama Canal and back up the Pacific Ocean, completing their circumnavigation at Mazatlan, Mexico. About two years ago they bought a motor home and started land cruising -- no more tent camping! Sherri was quiet and considerate and loved helping people. She laughed easily and often. We will miss her bright smile and cheerful personality. Sherri is survived by her husband, Bill; son, Bryan; sisters: Jan Blackman and husband Jac; Charlene Baker and husband Bob; and numerous nieces and nephews. Reflections Funerals & Life Celebrations is handling the cremation arrangements. A Memorial will be held at 12 p.m., on Sunday, September 14, 2008 at the High Desert Center For Spiritual Living, 5621 Paradise Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations made to a charity of your choice.
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WILLINGHAM -- Jackie Faye (Leach) Willingham, born in Gainesville, TX, Jackie was raised in Hobbs, NM. Jackie was a 1965 graduate of UNM. While at UNM, Jackie was a cheerleader for two years and a Chaparral for two years. Jackie started her career with APS at Rio Grande High School, where she spent 17 years as a physical education teacher. While at Rio Grande, Jackie was the coach of the Castinettes Drill team for 14 years. She was also the Boys-Girls Gymnastics coach for 10 years. Jackie was department chair for four years and served as athletic director for five years. She then went to Washington Mid School, where she spent six years. At Washington, she coached the drill team and sponsored the Modern Dance Club. Jackie also was department chair at West Mesa High School for physical education. She was a pioneer for women in the field of physical education and athletics. Jackie Willingham passed away August 30, 2008 with her mother and sister at her side. Jackie lived a beautiful life rich with love and adventure. As a mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, and teacher, Jackie was the epitome of unconditional love and she will be missed by all who knew her. Her memory will live on through her family and through the countless students she taught, coached, and mentored. Jackie loved all animals and the outdoors, and traveled extensively throughout New Mexico in her RV. Jackie is survived by her mother, Wanda Leach of Hobbs, NM; sons include, Brian Willingham of Albuquerque, NM and Mark Willingham of Snohomish, WA; sister, Donna Simpson of Kansas; aunt Tommye Proffer of Albuquerque, NM; grandchildren, Savannah and Madison Willingham of Albuquerque, NM and Ainsley and Dylan Willingham of Snohomish, WA; special friends Don Willingham of Snohomish,WA, Upton Ethelbah of Albuquerque, NM, and the Obenshain family. Memorial contributions can be made to the Animal Humane Society.
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ZAMORA -- Lorence Manuel Zamora, age 69, of Belen, passed away Monday, September 1, 2008 in Mountainair. He was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Torreon, and was the son of Jose and Aurora Zamora. Lorence is survived by his children, Ray Zamora, Larry Zamora, Richard Zamora, Aurora Reese, Robert Zamora and Lori Dempsey. Also surviving are three sisters, Isabel Romero, Darlene Romero and Trinidad Moore; two brothers, Felix Zamora and Arthur Zamora, 15 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Lorence's Life will be held on Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 6:00 p.m., at the Mountainair Church Campground, with Rev. Arthur Chavez officiating. A Rosary will be recited on Monday, September 8, 2008 at 10:00 a.m., at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Torreon, immediately followed by a Mass of Christian Burial. Inurnment will be held at the Torreon Cemetery and all are invited to a Reception at the Torreon Community Center following Burial. Arrangements are being handled by Riverside Funeral Home of Belen, 418 W. Rienken Ave. An online guest register is available at www.riversideofbelen.com
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ZAWADZKAS -- Gerald A. (Jerry) Zawadzkas, age 62, of Albuquerque, formerly of Torrington, CT, passed away Wednesday September 3, 2008 at a local hospital. He was born on January 3, 1946 in Torrington, CN to Peter and Isabel Zawadzkas. Jerry graduated from Columbia University of New York, as well as City College of New York where he received his Master's Degree in Physics. After graduating from Columbia, Jerry was drafted by the Detroit Lions where he played for three years as a tight end. After playing with the Lions, he was then signed by the New York Jets and was a part of their 1968 Super Bowl III Championship. After moving to Albuquerque in 1978, he worked at Sandia National Labs until his retirement in 2003. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Katherine of Albuquerque; sons, Robert Zawadzkas and wife, Christy of Dallas, TX., Michael Zawadzkas of Portland, OR, Tim Zawadzkas and wife, Mei-Shen of Albuquerque; daughter, Xenia Zawadzkas and husband, Robert Healy of Portland, OR; grandchildren, Hudson, Nadia, Lilly and Viola; sister, Elizabeth El-Bayeh and husband, Hamid of Cape Cod, MA; brothers, Peter Zawadzkas and wife, Joyce of Maine, Michael Zawadzkas and his wife, Jane of Cape Cod, MA; and several nieces and nephews. Catholic Funeral Services will be held Monday, September 8, 2008, at 10:00 a.m., at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel. Friends may visit French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel, Sunday, September 7, 2008, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400 www.frenchmortuary.com
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