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ACHENBACH, SANDRA M. "SANDY" SCHAFER Age 63, born in Sioux Falls, SD and a resident of Albuquerque, died Friday, January 17, 2014. She is survived by her brother, Larry W. Schafer and wife, Bonnie of Sioux Falls, SD; sister, Jane E. Walczak and husband, Peter of Buffalo City, WI; niece; Anne Ruud and husband, Christian; nephew, Andrew Schafer and wife, Mona, and many cousins. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends including Anna Chavez and Clara Ince. Mrs. Achenbach was preceded in death by her husband, Carroll R. Achenbach, and her parents, Wesley and Mary Schafer. Nursing was her passion for over 40 years. Friends may visit Friday, January 24, 2014, 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. at FRENCH - University. Interment services will be private at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to your local Humane Society. Please visit our online guest book for Sandy at www.FrenchFunerals.com. FRENCH - University 1111 University Blvd NE 505-843-6333
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ACOSTA, YOLANDA Funeral services for Yolanda Acosta, 58, of Portales, will be held at 10:00 AM, Sat., Jan. 25, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Portales. Burial will follow in the Portales Cemetery. Yolanda Acosta was born April 22, 1955 in Brownfield, TX to the home of Conchita and Juan B. Acosta and died Jan. 21, 2014 in Clovis, NM. She was a 1973 graduate of Elida High School. In 1988, Ms. Acosta moved to Albuquerque, where she was employed by the Department of Labor as a job placement representative. She retired in Nov. of 2013 due to health conditions. Yolanda was very active in the Republican Party in New Mexico, and had worked in the Governor's Office for a time. She is survived by her son, Brandon Montoya of Portales; a daughter, Leah Montoya and her partner, Viviana Holguin of Roswell; three grandchildren, Talina and Taji Holguin and Josiah Montoya; her mother, Conchita Acosta of Portales; a brother, Juan Acosta, Jr. of Juarez, Mexico; a sister, Carol Acosta Flores of Portales; and her sister-in-God, Sandra Mirabal of Albuquerque. She was preceded in death by her father, Juan Acosta in 1986, a brother, Oscar Acosta in 2006 and two nieces, Kimberly Aragon-Nunez and Danisten Fay Nunez. Arrangements are under the direction of Wheeler Mortuary of Portales. 575-356-4455, wheelermortuary.net
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ALFARO, JOHNNY MANUEL The Rosary and Mass for Mr. Alfaro will be held on Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church (562 Atrisco Dr. SW 87105) beginning at 8:30 a.m. Please visit Johnny's online guestbook at www.SalazarMortuary.com. SALAZAR MORTUARY 400 Third Street SW 242-1133
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ARAGON, EMMA A. 1909-2014 Emma A. Aragon, age 104, a resident of Tome, NM passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tome. Emma was also a member of the retired teachers association. She retired as a Valencia County school teacher after 30 years of outstanding service. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 68 years, Cristobal Aragon; parents, Max Aragon and Margarita Orona Aragon; sisters, Manuelita Garcia, Mary Gutierrez, and Ester Peralta; brother, Louie Aragon and; son-in-law Albert Sanchez. Emma is survived by her children, Lourdes A. Sanchez, Margaret A. Jaramillo and husband, Tony, Euvaldo B. Aragon and wife, Eleanor, and Clorinda A. Sanchez and husband, Felix; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 23 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Max Aragon; sister, Dorothy Chavez; brother-in-law, Crecencio Aragon and wife, Ofelia; and sisters-in-law, Juanita Aragon and Emma Aragon; and also many nieces and nephews. Services will be held at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tome, on Saturday, January 25, beginning with a Viewing at 9:30 a.m. and a Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Tome Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Victor and Eric Aragon, Andrew and Gary Sanchez, Raymond and David Jaramillo. Sign Emma's online tribute at www.romerofuneralhomenm.com Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen, NM
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ARAIZA, KATHERINE "CATALINA" Born 6/11/36 passed away unexpectedly on 12/14/13. Kathy was preceded in death by her parents Rose & Johnny Pacheco and Daughter Joann Pacheco. Kathy is survived by her sister and brother as well as her children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and close friends. We will be having a memorial service to celebrate her life and the memory she left behind. We will gather on January 26th at 8917 4th St NW. At 6:30PM. Please call 315-1970 for details.
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CLOUSE, NADIA A Memorial Service will be Jan. 25 at 10:00 am, First Baptist Church, Moriarty. Interment for Nadia and Albert Clouse will follow at 2:30 pm, Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE Albuq.
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DEBARY, ROSS W. Ross, 64, a lifelong resident of Albuquerque and disabled veteran, born April 18, 1949, died peacefully on January 22, 2014. He is survived by his daughter Natalie Maestas; son Adam DeBary; and his granddaughters Cienna and Arellana Chavez and Brooklyn Marez; brother Daryel DeBary and wife Debby; sister Rosalie Martinez and husband Mike; nephews and niece D.J., Tina, Mychael, Daniel and Aaron; as well as many loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents Moreland and Eva DeBary. Ross served in the U.S. Army from June 18, 1968 through June 17, 1974. He was honorably discharged as Sergeant E-5. While serving in Vietnam from November 13, 1968 through August 24, 1969, he earned the Vietnam Service Medal with three Bronze Service Stars; National Defense Service Medal; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; Combat Infantryman Badge; Air Medal; Army Commendation Medal; Expert (M60 MG); Expert (Rifle). He often participated in softball tournaments throughout the city and enjoyed camping, fishing and taking road trips. He also loved spending time with his family and keeping them on their toes. He will be dearly missed. Service will be held on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 12:00 PM at Crossroads Of Albuquerque, 5200 Marble NE. Burial to follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at woundedwarriorproject.org/Donate. or horsesforheros.org
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DODSON, SCOTT The Celebration of Life Service will be held for Scott Dodson on Saturday, January 25, 2014, 10:30 a.m. at Towne Park, just east of Eubank and Chico NE. The location is the Towne Park Clubhouse at 424 Towne Park Drive on the right, past the west gate. On the keypad punch in the numbers 242 (for this event only) and when the speaker answers you will be buzzed into the park. Scott passed away on November 29, 2013 and will be honored with remembrances, photos, balloons and good friends at this gathering. FRENCH - Lomas 10500 Lomas Blvd NE 505-275-3500
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GONZALES, BENNIE age 80, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away on January 21, 2014. Mr. Gonzales is survived by his children, Bennie F. Gonzales and wife, Mary Susan, Randolph Gonzales, Christina F. Gonzales and Henry Munoz; brother, Manuel Gonzales and wife, Terry; grandchildren, Frances and fiance, Gary, Bennie Joseph, James, Melany and wife Victoria, Nicole, Monica, Raquel, and Diego; great-grandchildren, Marisa, R.J. and Jaxon; sister in law, Sylvia; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mr. Gonzales was preceded in death by his wife, Frances; great-great-granddaughter, Nevaeh; and sister, Betty. Mr. Gonzales was a member of the Catholic Church and a Veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during the Korean Conflict. Bennie's life hobby was wood working. Visitation will be Friday, January 24, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Final visitation will be Saturday, January 25, 2014 in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel from 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. with a Funeral Service at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Henry Munoz, Arnold Romero, Vincent Romero, Bennie Joseph Gonzales, James Gonzales, and Diego Gonzales. Honorary pallbearers will be Manuel Gonzales, Fred Montoya and Gary Garcia. Please visit www.gabaldonmortuaryinc.com to sign the online guestbook. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary Inc. 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW (505) 243-7861
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GULLICK, CHERELAINE ANN Loving wife, mother, sister, and friend, Chere passed away on January 20, 2014 after several years of declining health. Born October 1, 1944 in Ft. Collins, CO, she is preceded in death by her mother and father, Frank and Elaine Coons, and her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Martha and Cleo Gullick. She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Ed; their son, Christopher and his partner Todd Kraus; her sister, Cecilia Boyles and husband John; her brothers, Frank Coons and wife Teresa, and Larry Coons and wife Deborah; brothers-in-law, Joe Gullick and wife Colwyn, and Frank Gullick and wife Cheri; and many nieces and nephews. Chere loved family gatherings, and cooking for family and friends. She was a longtime member of Risen Savior Catholic Community, and a member of the Women's Guild. Most of her life was lived in Albuquerque. She graduated from St. Pius High School, attended UNM, and worked for Albuquerque Public Schools for 30 years. Chere was also an enthusiastic traveler; she and Ed crossed the Atlantic and Pacific oceans together multiple times and visited over 70 countries around the globe. She made 14 separate trips to Europe and particularly enjoyed Switzerland in the winter. She traveled from the Arctic to the Chilean Andes, the East Cape of South Africa, Australia, Scandinavia, the Great Wall of China, the Egyptian Pyramids, Jerusalem, Zimbabwe, Russia, India and many, many more faraway lands. On one trip to Rome, she attended a Papal audience with Pope John Paul and received his blessing which was the highlight of her travels. When her health declined, she and Ed went on cruises for 180 days through North and Central America including Panama and the Caribbean Islands. Chere will be remembered by her loved ones for her kindness, friendliness, beauty and courage throughout her life, and especially for her bravery in poor health. Her husband describes her as a beautiful person. She will be missed, loved and remembered forever. Rosary will be recited Saturday, January 25, 2014, 11:00 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 p.m. at Risen Savior Catholic Community, 7701 Wyoming Blvd. NE. FRENCH Wyoming 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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HOFSTADLER, STEVEN ANDREW Age 48, of Vista, CA passed on January 18, 2014 to be with the Lord after spending a perfect day with his family on Ocean Beach in San Diego. Cause of death was an aortic dissection. Born in Albuquerque, NM, Steven is survived by his wife of 20 years, Nina; and sons Justin, 17 and Shane, 14; parents Hugo and Gail Hofstadler; brother Paul, sister-in-law Joyce, nephews Tommy and James; father-in-law Richard Moots; brother-in-law Carey Moots; and sisters-in-law, Rita Skinner, Erin Moots; and many nieces and nephews. After graduating Del Norte High School and University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, Steven received his PhD in Chemistry from University of Texas in Austin and became a research scientist. He spent his early career at Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratory in Richland, WA. He currently served as Divisional Vice President of Research & Development for Ibis Biosciences, Inc. a division of Abbott Molecular, Inc. Steven had a very successful career which included traveling all over the world to give talks and had hundreds of papers published. He had over 50 patents, and received several industry awards for his research including induction into the prestigious Volwiler Society at Abbott. He found his work in drug discovery and pathogen detection particularly rewarding but not as much fun as experimenting with explosives which was part of his government contract work. Steven was a genuinely good, kind, loving, generous, Christian person. He was an inspirational husband, father, brother, son and friend. He brought a smile to the face of everyone he knew. He possessed a wonderful sense of humor and positive attitude. He truly lived life to its fullest and was very much loved. He was active in youth baseball, community service, charitable giving, and chocolate consumption. Recently, he took an interest in collecting and repairing antique watches which still didn't help the family get to church on time. Steven's Celebration of Life (Memorial) Service will be Sunday, Jan 26th at 4:30 pm at North Coast Church, 2310 Camino Vida Roble, Carlsbad, CA 92011. No need to send flowers. Steven would rather you support one of your favorite charities or one of his: Rady Children's Hospital, 3020 Children's Way, San Diego 92123, 858-576-1700; Miracle League of San Diego, 1343 Stratford Ct., Del Mar CA 92014, 858-964-2222; and Operation Hope, PO Box 3273, Vista CA 92084, 760-536-3880.
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JARAMILLO, DAVID B. 09/24/58 - 01/15/14 David, a resident of Albuquerque, NM passed away on January 15, 2014. He is survived by his only son Devin Jaramillo; parents Tom and Frutosa Jaramillo; sister Jeanette Jaramillo, sister Diane and husband Marcos Salazar, brother Robert Jaramillo, sister Katherine and husband Wayne Cook, Niece Chantelle Everage and husband Hekeem Washington, niece Shandan Everage, nephew Brandan Everage, great-nieces Ariah Everage and Jaida Washington, great-nephew Hezekiah Everage. David believed in living each day to its fullest. He saw everyday as a new adventure and was ready to follow the road wherever it might lead. David will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Services will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Immaculate Conception Church, 619 Copper Ave NW. Rosary from 9:00-9:30 a.m. followed by mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at Mt. Calvary. Reception will follow.
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KEAMS, ELIZABETH R. In loving memory of My Beloved Mother I am typing out this brief request of a letter pertaining to my mothers passing. She passed away on January 21, 2014 at 6:57 p.m. I am requesting that you will post the information that is provided here, through me, her son, last child! My mother was a true lady through and through, an amazing human being that showed me love, teachings beyond my belief. Always told me to be honest and not to steal money. I know that my mother would want all family members to overlook all our indifferences and just get along out of respect for her! This is truly a special time to Rejoice in her passing, because she is Free from all pain and suffering. I know that she is so happy, excited and simply overwhelmed because she is in the presence of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Along with being able to finally see my brother, her child for the first time of his passing, along with everyone else that is in Heaven! She leaves behind a husband who has been with her for over 57 years; two daughters; and myself, her son, the youngest of three offspring. She was a grandmother to numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her two siblings; nieces and nephews, cousins and definitely friends and people she met that enjoyed her company as well. I am fulfilling a request of my nephew, Samuel Connor that this obituary is proof that his grandmother passed away and will always be in his heart along with the rest of us. I thank you all very much for all your time and cooperation concerning this very personal moment.
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LEYVA, MARIA REGINA (GINI) "Gini", to those who loved her, was 59 when she passed away on January 6, 2014. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, January 24, 2014 at Soul Rio Church, 2003 Southern Boulevard SE, #130, Rio Rancho, NM. A reception will follow the services at the church. Inurnment will follow at 2:15 pm, Santa Fe National Cemetery, 501 North Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe, 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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LOPEZ, RICHARD LEE "LEO" March 18, 1961 - January 22, 1992 We miss you and love you so much. Mom, Jackie, Michelle and Thumper
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LOUGHRIDGE, DAVID NASH Age 33, a resident of Santa Fe, NM, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, January 19, 2014. David is survived by his father, Bruce; mother, Lesle; brother, Brian and wife, Cherokee; niece, Makayla; and nephews, Aiden and Tanner. David was born in Albuquerque, NM. He attended Eisenhower middle school. La Cueva high school and Hope Connection School in Albuquerque, and Kents Hill school in Kents Hill, ME. David was currently attending Santa Fe Community College in Santa Fe, NM. While in middle school, David was an accomplished gymnast, achieving both the New Mexico State and Region Nine First Place Championships. After attending the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, he went on to the 1994 Men's Junior Olympic National Championship, winning 5th place. During his college years, he was a motorcycle enthusiast and loved "carving canyons", sometimes at the expense of attending an algebra class. One summer while working construction, he decided he would like to learn and operate large tractor-trailer vehicles. He took and passed his CDL license of which he was very proud. David's passion was in photography and was a self-taught professional. He captures the most beautiful, abstract and heartwarming moments from his life. In 2009 he produced his own photography show, "Hall of Fools". David spent the past several years in Santa Fe working with Meow Wolf, a talented group of men and women who bring together a collaborative arts culture to the city. David helped to produce and starred in Meow Wolf's "The Moon Is To Live On" and in 2011 David was a key producer of the company's spectacular "The Due Return". This wonderful group became his family and together they lived and spent many long, hard working hours devoted to their projects. David leaves behind a legacy of selfless kindness, always putting others before himself. His passion, drive and love for others can be found in every project David was involved in and with each individual he encountered. Our hearts are heavy with his loss, but our spirits are lifted high with the loving memories and impact David made in all of our lives. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2014, 12:00 p.m., at FRENCH Lomas. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. Family and friends may visit FRENCH Lomas on Friday, January 24, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Pallbearers will be Brian Loughridge, Loren Dent, Eric Hoffpauir, Vince Kadlubek, Jett Boynton and Sean Di Ianni. In lieu of flowers, David would have loved that donations be sent to his beloved Meow Wolf, C/O Vince Kadlubek, 2451 Vereda Ebcanto, Santa Fe, NM 87505. Please visit our online guest book for David at www.FrenchFunerals.com. FRENCH Lomas 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 505-275-3500
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LOZOYA, ARTURO A. JR. Age 67, of Albuquerque, was born to Arturo and Genoveva Lozoya in Chihuahua, Mexico on September 17, 1946. He was an exceptional man, who was extremely loving, selfless, humble and above all devoted to his family. He is survived by his wife, Lucy (Maria) Lozoya; children Phillip Saavedra, Valerie Cotton and husband, Terry, Stephanie Lozoya, LaToya Lozoya, and Arturo Lozoya III; mother, Genoveva Lozoya; five sisters, Yolanda Parga, Silvia Nava, Luz Esther Galindo, Bertha Lozoya-Archibeque, and Vicky Lozoya- Dow; brother, Oscar Lozoya; six grandchildren; and many nephews, nieces and loving friends. Serving as pall bearers will be Steven Valencia, Oscar Lozoya, Terry Cotton, Frank Archibeque, Mark Chavez, Alfred Dow, Oscar Lozoya II and Brian Hrabina. Rosary will be recited Thursday, January 23, at 7:00 p.m. with visitation starting at 5:00 p.m. at Riverside Funeral Home, 225 San Mateo NE. Mass will be celebrated Friday, January 24, 2014, 10:00 a.m. with final viewing at 9:00 a.m., St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 820 Broadway Blvd SE with burial to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
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OGLESBY, DOUGLAS ERICKSON passed away on December 22, 2013 in Albuquerque, New Mexico following a brief but heroic battle with cancer. Doug was born in Johnson City, New York on September 19, 1963, but grew up in Phoenix. He graduated from Sunnyslope High School and Arizona State University. He made his home in Albuquerque and is survived by his wife Resa and their children Nadine, Derrick and Amber, his mother Beverly; and siblings Janet Reed, Susan Hannon, Amy Spain, David Oglesby; and many nieces and nephews. Doug valued family ties, spiritual growth, and good conversation with friends. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, January 25, 2014, City Church, 5300 2nd St. NW, Albuquerque. A memorial hike will follow the service on Copper Trailhead in the Sandias. Please visit www.hansenmortuary.com to place online condolences.
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ROSSON, DAVID E., JR. Age 74, a resident of Albuquerque since 1980, died Friday, January 17, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Missy, of Albuquerque; children, Tom and his wife Tammy of Rio Rancho, Eileen and husband Kris Webb of Albuquerque; one brother, Joseph Rosson and partner, Rick Crane, of Knoxville, TN. He was also blessed and experienced great pride in his grandchildren, Matthew and Shanna, and most recently, Ariana. His career began in college as he worked every other trimester at the Naval Shipyards in Norfolk, VA. After achieving his degree in metallurgical engineering at the University of Tennessee in 1963, he worked at the David Taylor Model Basin near Washington, D.C. In 1970, he joined the AEC in Oak Ridge, TN. He later transferred to Albuquerque Operations of the AEC which evolved into the Department of Energy. As a program manager, David was involved in nuclear weapons production and later in the environmental impact of nuclear waste. David enjoyed a love of the outdoors, both bass fishing from his boat and bird hunting, especially with his dog Napoleon. His family was at the center of his life. This included his wife, Missy, and his children, Tom and Eileen. David became a "card carrying Catholic" after studying with Fr. Ark at St. John XXIII Catholic Community. He volunteered there as a CCD teacher and leader in the RCIA program for adults studying the Catholic faith. Over the years, he also participated in many of the John XXIII choirs. As David's mobility lessened in later years, he was confined to a wheelchair, but remained involved in church and family activities and visited regularly with friends. His love of God and church manifested itself with daily reading of scripture and meditation. Rosary will be recited on Sunday, January 26, 2014, 7:30 p.m., at John XXIII Catholic Community, 4831 Tramway Ridge Dr. NE. Mass will be celebrated Monday, January 27, 2014, 11:00 a.m., also at John XXIII Catholic Community with Father Ark Biczak, Celebrant. Please visit our online guestbook for David at www.FrenchFunerals.com FRENCH Wyoming 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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SKASIK, FRED T. Age 70, a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother died unexpectedly Monday, January 20, 2014. A resident of Albuquerque since 1955, he is survived by his former wife of 36 years, Joyce Knipfing; daughters, Bridget M. Goldfarb and husband, John, Suzanne M. Skasik and fiance, Dave Rochau; grandchildren, Lauren K. and Kyle J. Goldfarb, and Jacob T. Todd; brothers, David Skasik and wife, Melissa of New Braunfels, TX and Greg Skasik and wife, Ann of Albuquerque; nieces and nephews and many relatives and friends. Fred was preceded in death by his parents Frederick A. and Mildred M. Skasik. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA in 1943 and graduated from Sandia High School, Class of 1961. Fred attended UNM and proudly served in the United States Navy. After the Navy, he worked for TWA, managed Shakey's Pizza and was a Store Director for Smith's Grocery. He later went into the insurance business in order to spend more time with his daughters. He was a major influence in the fastpitch softball community. Each of us has a special place in our heart for him (even umpires). He will be deeply missed and we will cherish our memories. Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life for Fred will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at FRENCH Wyoming. Interment will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery at a later date. Honorary pallbearers are John Goldfarb, Kyle Goldfarb, Jake Todd, and Dave Rochau. Please visit our online guestbook for Fred at www.FrenchFunerals.com. FRENCH Wyoming 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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SMITH, LAVERNE E. Age 87, a resident of Albuquerque since 1956, died Sunday, January 19, 2014. She is survived by her spouse Claire; and her children Gary Smith of Albuquerque, NM, Alan Smith and wife Carolyn of Albuquerque, NM; Rebecca Peterson and husband Stephan of Albuquerque, NM, Rodney Smith and wife Bonnie of Portales, NM; seven grandchildren Arnold Smith, Danise Ahlen and husband Marc, Julie Kachelmeier and husband Alan, Robert Peterson, Jessica Peterson, Nicole Sanchez and Chris Funk Smith; ten great-grandchildren; and sister Audrey Sinkey and husband Ross; and brother John Grapp and wife Eleanor. She was preceded in death by sisters Darlys, Carolyn, Donna and brother William. LaVerne was born on June 6, 1926 in Plainfield, IA, where she met Claire. They were married on September 14, 1942 in Los Angeles, CA. They moved back to Iowa in 1943. She pursued an education in cosmetology. She became a housewife and mother and later the family moved to Albuquerque in 1956. Her life was devoted to her husband and family. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her. The family would like to thank Manzano del Sol Heath Care Center and Ambercare for the wonderful support and care of our wife and mother. A memorial service and reception will take place at the Good Samaritan Village at Manzano del Sol Chapel, 5201 Roma NE on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Ambercare at foundation@ambercare.com or the Alzheimers Association at www.alz.org/newmexico. Please visit our online guest book for LaVerne at www.FrenchFunerals.com. FRENCH - Lomas 10500 Lomas Blvd NE 505-275-3500
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WAGNER, JIM D. V AND ZOE SKY Jim D. Wagner V Nov. 24, 1974 - Jan. 24, 1999 Zoe Sky Wagner Sept. 20,1997 - Jan. 24, 2003 When it's quiet, it seems I can hear your laughter and when I close my eyes it seems I can see your smiles. Miss you two. Always Papa
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WATROUSE, CURTIS RICHARD "RICK" of Albuquerque, passed away January, 21, 2014 at the age of 51. He was born May 21, 1962. Rick loved his job and enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching sports and spending time with his beloved family and friends. Rick was preceded in death by his grandmother Corrine, grandfather Ted, granddaughter Karen, grandson Isaiah and father-in-law Roberto. He is survived by his parents Vi and A.D. Williams and Curt Watrouse; loving wife Karen; children Julie, Jennifer and Joseph; grandchildren Joe, Andrea, Frankie, Adrianna, Aaliyah and Josiah; sisters Vicki, Carolyn (Mike) and Valerie; brothers Marty (Carol), Kevin (Amber) and Christopher; nephews Adam, Wyatt, Elias and Maxim; nieces Erin (Mike), Michelle; great-niece Reagan; uncle Jerry (Barbara); cousin Vincent and numerous friends. Memorial services will take place on Monday, January 27th, 10:00 AM at Grace Church, 6901 San Antonio NE
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ZYWICA, SANDRA JEAN Born Jan. 12, 1938 in Menomonie, Wisconsin, Sandra was preceded in death by her father Howard and mother Genevieve Caturia, as well as a sister Geraldine Lanter and a son Barry Quirke. She is survived by her husband Richard Zywica; and sons Kevin and Brian Quirke. She is also survived by five grandsons and one great-granddaughter. She was a successful realtor at Severna Park, Maryland and Chesapeake, Virginia. She was loved dearly by all and will be greatly missed. She was cremated and there were no planned services.
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