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BLUE, DR. JOHN F. Of Albuquerque went home to be with his Lord, Saturday, September 15, 2012. John was born on August 21, 1929. He was a very much loved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was married to his wife, Suzanne, for 62 years. He has been a resident of Albuquerque for 51 years. He honored the Lord as Pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church for 40 years. He touched many hearts and lives of all he came in contact with and always had foremost in his heart and mind the service of the Lord Jesus Christ. He continued as Pastor Emeritus of Fellowship Baptist Church for 15 years. John is survived by son, J. Frank Blue of Albuquerque; daughter, Teresa and husband, Dr. Darrell Kepler of Gravette, AR; grandchildren, Jonathan and Benjamin Blue of Cincinnati, OH; Bradley Kepler and wife, Lacy of Tulsa, OK and Daniel Kepler of Gravette, AR. And one very special great granddaughter, Ava Naomi Kepler of Tulsa, OK. He was preceded in death by his wife, Suzanne Blue. Services will be held Friday, September 21, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Mountain Springs Fellowship Baptist, 10110 Constitution Ave NE. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. Friends may visit French Lomas, Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Please visit our online guestbook for John at RememberTheirStory.com Lovingly Pre-planned at FRENCH 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE (505) 275-3500
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BOYDEN, DONA LAWHEAD Age 91, was the epitome of elegance and grace - always a lady. Yet, on the tennis court, golf course or ski hill she was a real competitor. Raised in Denver, Colo. and resident of Albuquerque since 1955, Dona passed away peacefully on Sept. 5, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband George M. Boyden, sister Dorothy Templeman, grandson George S. Boyden, Jr, and daughter- in- law Lila M. Boyden. She is survived by her son George S. Boyden and his wife Virginia (Tooey); daughters Barbara Walters of Plano, TX and Ann Smith and her husband Rex of Commerce, MI; and son Thomas Boyden. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother to all of her family, including nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren who always brought a smile to her face. She met her lifelong partner George on a mistaken blind date at Colorado College, married after her graduation on May 29, 1943, and had many wonderful and adventurous years together. Dona was a devoted sister of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, member of the Tuesday Literary Club, enjoyed playing bridge and the arts, was an active volunteer, but most of all Dona was a lovely and kind lady, a friend to all she met. Dona was quite the athlete, mostly known for her tennis, but was a long time skier and avid golfer with two holes in one, the second when she was 78! She and George were founding members of the Tennis Club of Albuquerque and Dona was inducted into the United States Tennis Association Southwest Region Hall of Fame in 2000. A memorial service to celebrate Dona's long and incredible life with family and friends will be held on Sept. 22, 2012, at 10:00am at St. Stephen's United Methodist Church 4601 Juan Tabo Boulevard NE, Albuquerque, followed by a celebration at the Tennis Club of Albuquerque at 2901 Indian School Road NE. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate your donation to youth tennis at the USTA Serves Foundation (). To view information or leave a condolence please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Daniels Family Funeral Services 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 505-821-0010
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BRUMMELL, PATRICK J. Age 49, passed away September 15, 2012 with his family by his side. Patrick was born on September 12, 1963 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Beau Brummell and Tillie Herrera Brummell. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Antonio and Manuelita Herrera and Cleve and Edna Brummell. He is survived by his daughter Bonnie of Jacksonville, FL; brother Danny Brummell of Manzano, NM; brother Dave Brummell and wife Diane; sister Cathy Coleman and husband Joe; niece Shayla Coleman, nephews Bo and Trey Coleman of Albuquerque, NM and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Patrick graduated from Cibola High School in 1982 where he was a 3 year letterman on the varsity football and wresting teams. He was an individual state finalist and member of the the 1982 State Championship Wrestling team. He was actively involved in the ROTC and a member of the Army National Guard serving a tour in Korea and was honorably discharged. He was a member of the Los Toros local crew fire fighters that were available for emergency dispatch to fight wild fires all over the country. Patrick loved riding his Harley Davidson and was member of the Black Beret Motorcycle Club. A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday September 21, 2012 at Nuestra Seora de los Dolores Catholic Church in Manzano, New Mexico at 11:00 a.m. Pallbearers: Danny Brummell, Joe Coleman, Bo Coleman, Trey Coleman, Arturo Herrera, Consuelo Brazil, Leroy Herrera, Michael Herrera, Anthony Herrera, Joseph Apodaca, Ronnie Herrera, Olivia Sanchez, Solis Herrera, Charles Sanchez and Armando Herrera. Honorary pallbearers: Brothers of the Black Beret. In lieu of flowers an account has been opened at Wells Fargo Bank for the benefit of Patrick J. Brummell.
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COE, LORETHA (JUNE) was born on March 30, 1925 in Lucas, Kansas and passed away at her home on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at the age of 87. She was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and loved cooking at Holidays and keeping her family close. Loretha is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Abbie Bruce; sisters, Lola Grieve and Hazel Boyle. She is survived by her children, Steven Coe, Geri Padilla, Doug Coe; grandchildren, Trisha Padilla, Jason Baca, Kristina Padilla; great grand- children, Steven Kapinski, Anthony Kapinski; sister, Ila Hageman. A Graveside Burial will take place at Sandia Memorial Gardens, 9500 San Pedro Dr. NE. on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 10:00am. In Lieu of flowers please send donations to The Alzheimer's Foundation. Arrangements made by Direct Funeral Services 2919 4th ST. NW. ABQ., 505-343-8008.
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CUNEO, JOHN E. John E. Cuneo, USAF RET., born in Brooklyn, New York June 10, 1919 entered into eternal peace on September 17, 2012. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Betsy R. Cuneo; his children Robert Cuneo, Joyce Barkocy and husband Edward Barkocy, Carol Shea and husband Robert Shea; his grandchildren Timothy Barkocy and wife, Laura Barkocy, Kevin Barkocy and wife Marybeth Barkocy, Vincent Cuneo, Regina Cuneo, and Jason Gander and wife Blythe Gander; his great-grandchildren, Brianna, Emily, Nathan and Jack Barkocy, Dominic Cuneo and Sam Gander; his step-children Elizabeth Sands and husband Bill Sands, Adrian Groenendyk and wife Irene, Heidye Groenendyk and Robert Groenendyk; step-grandchildren, Adrian and Lydia Groenendyk, Tom Gentry and wife, Kelsey, Dainen and Cameron Sands and Athena Gentry. In his late teens, John was accepted into the Civilian Conservation Corps as a "CCC Boy" and assigned to projects in Moab Utah. In 1940 he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force (USAAF) and was stationed at Chanute Field, Champaign, Illinois. During World War II John served in the North Africa and China-Burma-India (CBI) theaters of operations. For a short time after the war John was employed as a postal worker before re-enlisting in the U.S. Air Force (USAF) being stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base. John participated in the Atom Bomb tests on Eniwetok Atoll and also did a tour at Gander Air Base in Goosebay, Labrador before being accepted as an OSI Agent with the USAF Office of Special Investigations in 1955. During his time as an OSI Agent, John worked out of Kirtland, Berlin, Germany and finally in Hartford, Connecticut. He returned to Albuquerque where he retired from his military Career in 1967. Over the many years, John had always wanted to achieve a formal education, so he applied to and was accepted as a student at the University of Albuquerque, graduat- ing on the Dean's List in December of 1971. He taught at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School for three years and then went on to teach at Garfield Mid-school in 1974. He completed his studies for Master's Degree at the University of New Mexico in May 1983, graduating with distinction. He retired from the Albuquerque Public Schools System in 1987. In his retirement, John volunteered to become a Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) where he received the Governor's Award for Volunteerism by Garry Carruthers in 1989. He also volunteered for the Prostate Cancer Committee with People Living through Cancer Organization. John and Betsy enjoyed their time together. He will be missed and remembered by many. Visitation and Viewing Friday, September 21, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with an Evening Prayer service staring at 7:00 p.m. at Daniels Family Funeral Services Carlisle Chapel. Memorial services will be held at Daniels Family Funeral on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 2:00 PM also at the Carlisle Chapel. Please consider memorial donations in John's name to your favorite charity. To view information or leave a condolence please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Daniels Family Funeral Services 3113 Carlisle Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87110 505-884-1188
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ERVIN, MAURICE Passed away on Monday, September 10, 2012 in Dallas, TX. A visitation was held on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 from 7:00 - 9:00pm at Peoples Funeral Home. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 11:00am at Mt. Calvary Baptist church in Denton, TX. Interment will immediately after funeral services in Oakwood Cemetery.
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FLORES, HERMAN age 74, passed away on September 18, 2012, after succumbing to cancer after a courageous 7 year battle. Herman has gone on to be with his beloved wife of 47 years, Susie, just 2 months and 12 days after her passing. In addition to Susie, he was preceded in death by his mother, Trinidad Smith; father, Domecindo Flores; step-father Jose L Smith; brother, Celedonio Jara- millo; and sister Gloria Gurule. Herman is survived by his son, James Flores (Angel); and grandson, James Joseph Flores, both of Los Lunas. He is also survived by sister, Miquelita (Mickie) Flores Herrera; brothers, Petrolino Jaramillo and Ofimiano (Mary Lou) Smith, both of Albuquerque; along with many nieces and nephews. Herman also leaves behind extended family, including Susie's family, whose support has been un-wavering. He is also survived by the Armenta family and his dearest of friends, Victor and Lilly Sosa of Tucson, AZ, Victor Sosa Jr. and wife Debbie of San Jose, CA, David Sosa and wife Connie of San Jose, and Mary Lou Jimenez of Cupertino, California. Herman leaves behind many other close friends and former co-workers in Baytown, San Jose, Albuquerque, and Los Lunas. Herman spent most of his adult life an auto detailer, working for Bill Blake Auto Sales in Baytown and ultimately retiring from Capitol GMC in San Jose, CA. He enjoyed watching sports, and supported all Bay Area teams. He befriended many San Francisco 49er players throughout the years, as many of them purchased their vehicles from Capitol GMC. Later in life he even began watching golf on TV. He will be missed by the guys at Mountain Mikes Pizza in San Jose, where he used enjoy a couple of slices and a cold Bud Light while watching a game. He served as an usher at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church in San Jose for many years, the parish he and Susie belonged to. Herman is currently a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Peralta, NM. Pallbearers will be James Joseph Flores, Herman Herrera, Steve Herrera, David Herrera, Tim Smith, and Antonio Herrera. Honorary pallbear- ers will be Victor Sosa and Bobby Martinez. Visitation will be on Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel, 1000 Old Coors SW. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Peralta, NM, Deacon Eddie Espinoza and Deacon Joe Silva, presiders. Interment will take place at the family cemetery in Canoncito, NM. Please visit www.gabaldonmortuaryinc.com to sign the online guestbook.
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GARCIA, DELLA D. was born on May 28, 1935 and passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 and has gone to be with the Lord. Della was a Loving mother and a beloved wife. She will be missed by all of her loving family and beloved friends. Services are pending and will be at a later date. Arrangements by Direct funeral Services 2919 4th ST. NW. ABQ. 505-343-8008.
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GARCIA, VIRGINIA C. entered this world on December 22, 1938 and quietly departed September 15, 2012. She was a daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and a friend. As she traveled through history, she reveled in the rocking 50's, held her children close through the turbulent 60's and 70's, and led them to succeed during the disco era. Her love of travel led her from Puerto Rico, and Washington DC through California. She was traditional, calm, passionate, social, and loved by family and friends. Her heavenly family awaits her arrival: parents Fidel and Beatriz, siblings Carmen, Carlos, Fidel, Armando and daughter Juanita. She is survived by her sister, Tede; children, Anthony, Luisa, Juan and Roberta, grandchildren DiAndre, Santiago, AJ, Antonia, Reece and Paul and extended family Margaret, Eddie, Rick, Maria, Blanca, Christina and Tawnee and Pete and numerous nieces and nephews. She lived a full life complete with laughter and sorrow. Memorial services will be conducted at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at Riverside Funeral Home 225 San Mateo NE, Albuquerque, NM. On Saturday, September 29, 2012 she will be laid to rest in Ortiz, Colorado. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA.
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GIORGI, ANGELO (AL) L., DR. Age 95, died peacefully at his home in Los Alamos, NM on Tuesday, September 11, 2012. He was born July 18, 1917 in Syracuse, NY to Mattia and Teresa Giorgi. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth M. (Taylor) Giorgi, whom he married in May of 1946. Also surviving are his sons Stephen J. Giorgi and Daniel K. Giorgi and his sister Louise Giorgi. His son Larry D. Giorgi preceded him in death. Angelo was a long time resident of Los Alamos where he lived with his loving wife since arriving in 1946. As a young man, Angelo received a B. S. in Chemistry from Syracuse University and later went on to earn his PhD from the University of New Mexico. His distinguished career with the Los Alamos National Laboratory spanned 35 years where he was a leader in atomic energy projects, high temperature chemistry research and low-temperature super- conductivity research until his retirement in 1987. Upon retirement, he was appointed to a research position at the Darmstadt Institute of the University of Darmstadt, in Darmstadt, Germany and in 1990 he co-authored the Landolt Bornstein series on Numerical Data in Science & Industry vols 21b & 21d. Later, Angelo returned to the Los Alamos National Laboratory as a Research Associate in a consultant capacity from 1988 through 1997. He holds five patents and authored 83 technical publications. Angelo was an active member of the Los Alamos community and proudly served as County Treasurer in 1959 and County Commissioner in 1960. He also served as President of the Los Alamos Toastmasters (1950-1951), Director of the Los Alamos Elks Club (1953 & 1955) and Director of the Los Alamos Retirement Group (1998-1999). Angelo was laid to rest during a small, private ceremony at Guaje Pines Cemetery on Tuesday, September 17, 2012. He was surrounded by his family and will be truly missed.
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GRANT, ROSEANNE Age 49, passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2012 in Albuquerque, NM. She was the Art Manager and a dedicated employee of the Albuquerque Journal. She is survived by her husband of 21 years, John Douglas Grant; older brother, Michael (Barbara) Tedesco of Bethpage, New York; and two sisters, Annamaria (Donald) Delk of Nashua, New Hampshire and Virginia (Michael) Mellone of West Islip, New York. Roseanne was preceded in death by her parents, Rocco Anthony and Anna Nellie (Ross) Tedesco. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2012 in the Riverside Funeral Home Chapel with a Memorial Service to follow at 7:00 p.m. Please visit the online guest register for Roseanne at www.riversidefunerals.com Cremation Services Entrusted to: Riverside Funeral Home 225 San Mateo Blvd. NE 764-9663
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GUTIERREZ, FRANK LEON went home to be with the Lord on September 16, 2012. He was 86 years old. After serving in the US Navy in the Pacific theater in WWII, Frank worked first as a machinist and then as Supervising Equipment Engineer in the Concentrated Work Equipment Division for the entire Santa Fe Railroad system until his retirement. Frank was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend and neighbor. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Trini Vigil Gutierrez; his brother and best friend, Dr. Eloy R. Gutierrez and wife Cecelia; his children, Frank M. Gutierrez and his wife Kathleen of Las Cruces, Kathy Gutierrez of Albuquerque, and Carol MacIvor and her husband Rob of Albuquerque; and grandchildren, Stacy Pharies of Lubbock, TX, Jean McDaniel of Windsor, CO, Robyn MacIvor of Colorado Springs, CO, and Duncan MacIvor of Albuquer- que. He dearly loved his great-grandchildren, Chad and Ryan Pharies, and Mia and Cole McDaniel. He was always ready to help anyone who needed him. Frank will be missed dearly by all who knew him. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Queen of Heaven Church, 5300 Claremont NE. Burial will take place at 9:45 a.m. on Monday, September 24, 2012 with military honors at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Please visit our online guestbook for Frank at www.RememberTheirStory.com FRENCH 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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HAYES, PAUL J. went to be with our Lord on September 14, 2012. He was preceded in death by his mother, Doris Hayes. He is survived by his daughter, Tonya Heers, and his sons, Tom Hayes and Joe Hayes. Paul's Life Celebration will begin with a Visitation at 11:00a.m., followed by a Life Celebration service at 12:00p.m. in the Reflection of Life Chapel (Washington and Cutler NE) on Saturday, September 22, 2012. Please visit Paul's online guestbook at www.Reflectionoflife.com. REFLECTIONS Funerals & Life Celebrations Louis & Gloria Salazar 2400 Washington Street NE 884-5777
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HONEYCUTT, IRA JAMES (JIM) Jim was born in Albuquerque New Mexico on August 30, 1922 and attended Albuquerque High School, graduated in 1940. He joined the Army Air Corps and married his wife Illene the day after she graduated from high school, and they moved to Merced California the day after for him to complete his training. Jim served overseas during WWII and they lived in California for a time after the war, returning to Albuquerque to reside afterwards. Jim retired from Sandia National Laboratories and they spent their retirement in Albuquerque. They had been happily married for seventy years when Illene passed away on June 9, 2012. Jim passed away in Albuquerque on September 14, 2012. He is survived by two sons, Terry Honeycutt and his wife Fran of Albuquerque, NM and Don Honeycutt and his wife Gayle of Albuquerque, NM; granddaughters, Heather Lehrman and husband Craig of Dallas, TX., Jenny Moore and husband Matt of Denver, Co., and Emily Honeycutt of Denver, Co.; grandson, Brett Honeycutt and wife Lacy of Denver, Co.; great granddaughters Juliet Honeycutt of Denver Co., and Kalli of Denver Co. A viewing will be held at Daniels Family Funerals Services 7601 Wyoming Blvd. NE on Friday September 21, 2012 at 10:00 AM with a gravesides service to follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 11:30am. To view information or leave a condolence please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Daniels Family Funeral Services 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 505-821-0010
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JACKSON, TOMMIECINE (TOMMIE) Age 87, our beloved mother, grand- mother and great-grandmother pass- ed away peacefully on September 13, 2012. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Avalon Church of Christ, 6008 Avalon RD NW, Albuquerque, NM 87105.
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JOHNSON, JEAN MARIE of Socorro, NM passed away on September 16, 2012 at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, NM surrounded by numerous loved ones. She was 77 years old. Jean was born on Sept 5, 1935 in Warren, PA to Darryl Victor and Ruth Nelson. She was raised on a farm in Pennsylvania with her two sisters and a brother and had wonderful stories of going to school in a one room school house and being raised in the country. After graduating from High School she and a girlfriend took a bus to New Mexico in 1953, when her father got a job working as a machinist at Los Alamos National Laboratory. After moving she worked as a waitress at Dragon Drugs where she met her husband, Joe Johnson. After a two month courtship they were married on August 20, 1955 in Los Alamos, NM where they lived for 19 years. In 1974 they moved to Jemez Mountains, NM and lived there for 9 years. In 1985 they moved to their lake house at Elephant Butte Lake, NM where they lived for 5 years until they moved to Socorro, NM. Her priorities in life were her family and friends of which she had many. Her life and love affected so many people from many different backgrounds, cultures and nationalities. She never knew a stranger and everyone that she ever met walked away with a feeling of unconditional love and acceptance. So many people remember her unbelievable hospitality and her famous green chili. No one ever left her home hungry. She was always, as the song goes, "A Good Hearted Woman in Love with a Good Timing Man." Thank God! But through all the years Jean remained a lady and no one can dispute that fact. Jean was predeceased by her parents, Darryl V. Nelson who passed away on Sept 2, 1988, her mother, Ruth D. Nelson who passed away on Dec 31, 2001 and her identical twin sister, Janet Mitchell who passed away on Dec. 7, 1999. She is survived by her husband, Joseph J. Johnson of the family home, her daughter, Carol Caldwell and her husband Lucky of San Acacia, NM, her son, Joseph D. Johnson and his wife, Cathy of Socorro, NM, her daughter, Susan Stephens of Lewisville, TX; grandsons, Lucky Lew Caldwell (her caretaker) of the family home, Joseph Johnson of WA and Jesse Stephens of Flower Mound, TX; granddaughters, Amanda Darras of San Acacia, NM, Virginia Powell of CA, Elizabeth Johnson of Tulsa, OK, Marie Hanley of Marysville, WA, Jeanne Stephens of Lewisville, TX; great-grandchildren, Kalynn and Tyler Darras, Dominic Kuhn, Carina Powell, Joseph and Michael Johnson, Alexis and Cody Hanley and Aaliyah Andrew-Stephens. She also raised nine other boys, though not blood, but her sons nonetheless; Neal Hopwood of OR, Chris Lee of CO, Roger Smith of TX, Eddie Brow (deceased), her nephew, Lloyd "Little Mutt" Mitchell Jr. of NM, Andrew Fowner of NM, Les Roberts of NM and Michael "Cowboy" Hazelhof of Germany. Her sister Darlene Mitchell and her husband Bob of Espanola, NM and her brother Bill Nelson and his wife, Karen of Carlsbad, NM. She also leaves behind a host of nephews, nieces, family and friends. She is also survived by her dog, Bones, her saving grace whom she held dear and last but not least her numerous dishrags. A Celebration of her Life will be held at the family home in Escondida, NM on September 22, 2012 at 11:00am. ALL are welcome to attend. Food will be provided. For more information call Carol Caldwell at (575) 418-7160 or Susan Stephens at (940) 580-0059. Please visit our online guestbook www.danielsfuneral.com. "GREAT LIFE IF YOU DON'T WEAKEN" - famous quote by Jean Johnson that she lived by.
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LUCERO, JULIAN H. It has been five years since you left us. At times it seems like an eternity and sometimes it is like just yesterday. Our love and memory for you is so strong and vivid. We know you are here with us because we feel your presence in everything we do. Just know we love you and pray daily for you. We know you are our "Angel in the sky". We love you, Mom (Berna Lucero) and all your family.
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MARQUEZ, ADELAUDO "LALO" Age 84, a resident of Peralta and formerly of Albuquerque, died Monday, September 17, 2012. He is survived by his son, Abie Marquez and wife, Liz; daughters, Nadine Marquez and Jocelyn Betzen; grandchildren, Erika, Jackie, Tim, Veronica, and Kira; great-grandchildren, Harlan, Skyler, and Zena; brother, Chris Lopez and wife, Trinnie; and sister, Ida Valdez. He was preceded in death by his wife, Erlinda. Lalo was born to Abel and Predicanda Marquez on February 5, 1928 in Moquino, NM. He moved to Albuquerque with his mother and sisters as a young man. Lalo was a sales representative working in building supplies until his retirement. Later in life, he loved to do woodwork. Lalo built bird houses, gates, and a wishing well. Cremation has taken place and a Memorial service will be held Saturday, September 22, 2012, 2:00 p.m., at French, University. A private interment will take place. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandson, Tim Sanchez; nephews, Earl Marquez, Jerry Martinez, Eugene Martinez, and best friend, Procopio Sandoval. "Dad, you will be missed and never forgotten. Be at peace with Mom and we will all be together again someday." Please visit our online guest book for Adelaudo at www.RememberTheirStory.com FRENCH 1111 University Blvd NE 505-843-6333
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MCDONALD, LILLY MARIE Age75, passed away peacefully in her sleep on September 17th, 2012. She was preceded in death by husband, Fred McDonald; son, Leslie; and gandson, Lucas LeMaster. She is survived by sons: Stephen McDonald, and David McDonald & wife Shireen; daughters: Debra LeMaster & husband Robert, Susan Mendoza & husband Rafael, Patricia Welch & husband Eddy, and Suzie Montoya; brother: George Woody; sister: Kathy Bryant; as well as eight grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. Lilly's loves included gardening, showing and raising Collies and Shetland sheepdogs, and bragging about her grandchildren. Lilly's Life Celebration will begin on Friday at 10:00 a.m. in the Reflection of Life Chapel (Washington and Cutler NE) with burial following at Sandia Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be Stephen McDonald, David McDonald, Rafael Mendoza, Alexander Mendoza, Jared McDonald and Eddy Welch. Honorary pallbearers will be Christopher Mendoza, Robert LeMaster, and Andrew McDonald. The entire family would like to give a heartfelt thanks to Hospice of the Sandias. Please visit Lilly's online guestbook at www.Reflectionoflife.com. REFLECTIONS Funerals & Life Celebrations Louis & Gloria Salazar 2400 Washington Street NE 884-5777
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MONTOYA, MARGARITA age 93, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loves ones on September 14, 2012. Margarita was born in Springer, New Mexico on April 19, 1919 to Fidelina and Fidel Apodaca. Her family moved to Bernalillo, New Mexico where she met and married her husband Abran Montoya of almost 65 years. They were married on October 20, 1940 and had 11 children together. She loved to dance in her younger years and also loved her animals. She especially loved and cared for her family and friends. Margarita was preceded in death by her husband Abran Montoya; father Fidel Apodaca; and mother Fidelina Apodaca; brothers Jose Apodaca and Luis Apodaca; and sister Aniceta Martinez. Margarita was also preceded in death by her sons Raymond Montoya and Leo Montoya; and daughter Olivia Gonzales. Margarita is survived by her brothers Lorenzo Apodaca, Robert (Bobby) and wife Lillian Apodaca. She is also survived by her children Cecelia Jaramillo, Rita Montoya, Telesfor (Paul) Montoya, Jose (Gene) Montoya, Nick Montoya, Georgina and Husband Archie Valencia, Leonard Montoya, Richie Montoya and Corina O'Neal. She is also survived by 25 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. Mom we thank you immensely for taking care of us to the best of your abilities and overcoming the trials and tribulations of raising such a large family. You taught us to love and care for others the way to did for us. We thank God for allowing us to have you as long as we did. You can rest now Mama for you are in the arms of the Lord. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service in celebration of her life will be held Friday, September 21st, 2012 at First Assembly of God church, 274 Camino Don Tomas Bernalillo, NM. A burial will follow at Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery in Bernalillo, NM. Arrangements have been entrusted to: Direct Funeral Home 2919 4th St. N.W. Albuquerque, NM 87107 (505) 343-8008.
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NIALS, PAULA SUE KUYKENDALL Born into time and space on October 9, 1939, in Lubbock, Texas to James Oliver "Jim" and Ima Cleo (Dyess-Henson) Kuykendall-Davis and skied into eternity on September 8, 2012, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Upon graduation from high school in Lubbock, Paula attended Penn State University and after obtaining her Baccalaureate worked for Schering (Merck) before moving to Albuquer- que. Paula was a multi-facetted and highly talented and multi-lingual individual, with talent for arts, music, and literature. She was an excellent editor and a good singer. She was a member of Monte Vista Church Choir and sang with the Albuquerque Civic Chorus. She was among those from Albuquerque who were chosen to sing at the Carnegie Hall. She had played various roles with local theaters, and enjoyed attending a variety of performances. When Paula saw God's creation, she said, "God is very good." And if by the their fruits you shall know them has any credence at all, Paula Sue proved her faith by her deeds, when she became a friend, mentor, confidant and the soul mate of Dr. Buick Moomchi. Buick's dedication of his dissertation on his second round of doctoral work is descriptive of Paula Sue, "I dedicate this work to the inimitable Paula Sue, whose faith in, prayers for and - as necessary- tough love (editorial and otherwise) toward me have been demonstrated and have strengthen- ed me through this entire process by her steadfast encouragement, cheer- ful optimism, and candid truth-telling in the spirit of unconditional love; this has been a humbling "pearl of great price," as it is a mani- festation on the human scale of the matchless grace of Almighty God." Aside from Kuykendall-Dyess, Chupa-Bratczyk, and Nials-Shope, Paula leaves behind many members of Moomchi-Sadri, and Sadrpour families. Paula is survived by her soul-make, and aunt, nephews, sister-in-law, cousins and many adopted children and grandchildren, and a lot of friends. She will be missed. A Memorial service, followed by a reception, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 30, 2012 at the Monte Vista Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 3501 Campus Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106. Please visit our online guestbook for Paula Sue at RememberTheirStory.com FRENCH 10500 Lomas Blvd NE 505-275-3500
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ROLAN, TRAVIS DEAN SR. Born on July 12, 1933 and died on September, 16, 2012. His occupation was a crane owner and operator. He will be deeply missed by all. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at 10:00am at the Shriners Lodge #6, 3801 Osuna SE, Albuquerque, NM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart Association.
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SCOTT-JOHNSON, MARY ELIZABETH (JEAN) passed away quietly Tuesday, September 18, 2012 with her family at her side after a ten year fight against leukemia. Jean was born January 11, 1925 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her mother, Pearl Eidson Passmore and her father, Walter Eidson; her husband, Jack C. Scott and second husband, Jacob E. Johnson. Jean was also preceded in death by her sisters, Betty Eidson, Edna Osterman, and a brother, Robert H. Eidson. She is survived by one sister, Norma Curry and sister-in-law, Arvell Eidson, both of Albuquerque. Also surviving Jean are her daughter, Tanya L. Scott and husband, William Teel, and granddaughter, Lindsey Teel of Albuquerque; son, Bradley K. Scott and daughter-in-law, Diane Normandin-Scott, also of Albuquerque, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Jean came to Albuquerque in 1930 from Tulsa, Oklahoma with her parents who moved here so that her father could recuperate from tuberculosis in the dry arid climate. At the time of her arrival Albuquerque was a city of just 30,000 people. Jean attended North 4th street grade school, Washington Junior High School and Albuquerque High School, which at the time was the only public high school in the city. She knew everyone at Albuquerque High and developed lifelong friendships with many of her fellow students. Jean was a very social lady. She was a 58 year member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha Gamma Delta Chapter where she had many close friends and worked on many philanthropic projects. She was a very talented artist, painting beautiful watercolors to decorate her home and for her family. She loved to entertain at her home and she loved to dine out with friends, family and her sister, Norma. Jean was most proud of her family and home and was the best cook. While she was never a career woman, she loved being a homemaker and doing those special things for her family that only a great mom can do. While she will leave a huge void in our lives, we will always have the fond memories of her doing what she did best, just being a great mom, caring for her family, and always doing what was right. A graveside service will be held Saturday, September 22,2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. Please visit our online guestbook for Jean at RememberTheirStory.com. FRENCH 1111 University Blvd. NE (505) 843-6333
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SEGURA, ADELAIDO G. December 17, 1925 September 16, 2012 Our father taught us responsibility, hard work, keeping life simple, family, integrity, self-discipline, and patriotism. We salute you Dad, and honor you by the life we live each day. In the quiet morning of Sept 16th our Lord called him home. You may be gone for a season, but we shall look for you in heaven. He was preceded in death by wife, Amalia (Molly); parents, Ramon and Reyitas Segura; many brothers and sisters including Jerry Segura and Connie Ortiz; his two children, George and Louis; his son-in-law Bart De Thomas. He is survived by his children, Sadie Tafoya, and her husband Joe, Rosemary DeThomas, Dan Segura and his wife Sandy, Orlando Segura and his wife Bernadette, Louise Mareck and her husband Rick. He is also survived by his nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. A Rosary will be recited on Mon., Sept. 24th at 7:00PM at the Queen of Heaven, 5311 Phoenix Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM. A Mass will be celebrated on Tues., Sept. 25th, 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heritage Hospice, 3721 Rutledge Rd. NE, Albuq, NM, 87109.
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SINGLETARY, ROBERT THOMAS Age 51, passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2012. He was born on January 12, 1961 to E.R. and Shirley (Webb) Singletary of Orange, TX. He was employed as an Enterprise Architect for Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD) which is based out of Wilmington, NC. Mr. Singletary will be remembered for his love of running and bicycling, but most importantly, for his kind and gentle manner. He was a true and generous man who loved people. He also enjoyed watching bowling, cycling, visiting Taos, music of all kinds, and Audi cars. Mr. Singletary was preceded in death by his father, E.R. Singletary in 1993. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of seventeen years, Kathleen Singletary, of Corrales, NM; mother, Shirley Singletary Hudson, of Orange, TX; brother, Rick Singletary, of Dallas, TX; nieces, Anastasia and Brittany; and many colleagues and friends who mourn his passing. A Viewing and Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2012 at Daniels Family Funeral Services - Sara Chapel, 4310 Sara Road SE, Rio Rancho. The Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Daniels Family Funeral Services - Sara Chapel, 4310 Sara Road SE, Rio Rancho, NM. To view information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Daniels Family Funeral Services 4310 Sara Road SE Rio Rancho, NM 87124 505-892-9920
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STEVENS, PHILLIP COREY September 21, 1956- September 13, 2012 Phil was born on September 21, 1956 in Winterpark, Florida. His family moved to Ogden, Utah in 1972. He attended Weber State College in Utah where he played baseball for two years. In 1976, he attended the University of New Mexico and played Lobo Baseball. Phil's career with United Parcel Service began in 1977. He retired after 34 years of service on June 1, 2012 as a Supervisor. Phil was an upstanding man of character, known for his kindness, willingness to help others, and his sense of humor. He was a committed family man, who cherished coaching his sons and youth in the community in various sports. Phil is survived by many: his wife of 21 years, Astra A. Griego-Stevens, his sons Corey James and Jerel Sidney Stevens; parents Sidney and Bette Stevens; brothers Ronald and Roger Stevens; sister Becky Stevens; sister-in-law Dianne Stevens; nephews Chris Stevens (wife) Michelle (sons) Tanner and Noah; Cameron Stevens, Jason Florez, James Pittman, William Pittman; nieces Megan Florez and Cory Pittman. Phil is also survived by his mother-in-law Judith J. Griego; sister-in-laws Yvette, Natalie and Noelle Griego; brother-in-laws Norbert Chavez, Orlando and Jude Griego; nieces Dana Sanchez (husband) Ray Sanchez III (children) Ray and Chrisgianna, Jacqueline Garcia and Isabella Griego; nephews Jade and Rosendo Garcia, Matthew and Jordan Chavez, Jude and Valdez Griego. A memorial service will be held for Phil on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 2pm at New Beginnings Church, 3601 Montgomery Blvd. NE. Reception to follow. Please visit www. riversidefunerals.com
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STEVENS, CONSTANCE GAY MILLER HALBE age 74, a lover of life who brought joy, laughter and thoughtful dialogue to everyone she met, has gone on to the next adventure. She left this life September 13th in her home. She was born October 3, 1937 in Columbus, OH. Connie received a bachelor's degree in graphic art from Ohio University. She took a job as AM program coordinator for the Athens, OH Public Radio WOUB where she was morning DJ, a studio instructor for radio students, and talk show host for "Live at Studio B" from 1979 to 2001. She was well known for her sultry voice and in-depth, revealing interviews. Please see the blog at: http://woub.org/ 2012/09/18/woub-mourns-death-connie-stevens for more detail on her career in radio. She moved from Athens, OH to Albuquerque, NM in 2002. She was an active member of the Southwest Writers Association and the NM Watercolor Association and played Mahjong at Bear Canyon. Her novel, although engaging and thought provoking, remains unfinished. She produced many watercolor and oil paintings (under the name Cogai ) for friends and on commission About 20 remain in the estate. Remaining paintings will be on exhibit at her memorials both in Albuquerque, NM and Athens, OH. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard Stevens, Sr.; is survived by daughter Katherine Turner; son-in-law Thomas Turner; and grandchildren Alison and Joseph; stepsons Richard and Patrick Stevens; grandchildren Bethany, Victoria and Shannon Stevens; sister Joy Summers and her loving dog Dillon and cat Bojangles. Connie wrote in her journal to tell everyone "I had a great time." A memorial will be held at Immanuel Presbyterian Church on Saturday, 22 September at 10:00 am, with a reception at home of Katherine and Thomas Turner to follow. Athens, OH @ The Dairy Barn, November 3rd. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted for a memorial fund to be set up through Ohio University WOUB Public Media, Scripps College of Communication, 35 S. College Street, RTVC 395-D, Athens, Ohio 45701. For More information contact Ann Kyle 740-593-4950 or Katherine Turner 505-818-8859.
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WAGNER, ZOE SKY IN MEMORIUM ZOE SKY WAGNER SEPT. 20, 1997 - JAN. 24, 2003 Dearest Zoe, You are always on my mind and always in my heart. Best buddies forever. Happy Birthday "Little Punky" Always, Papa
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