Obituary for MLEKUSH

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Tuesday August 17, 2004

Tony Mlekush, age 83 and a life long resident of Albuquerque, died Friday August 13, 2004 following an illness. Mr. Mlekush is survived by his wife, Billie Mlekush of Albuquerque; one son, Tom Mlekush and his family of Albuquerque; one daughter, Mary Elizabeth Garrison and her husband, John of San Diego, CA; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Tony was a member of San Felipe De Neri Catholic Church, a veteran of WW II, and a member of the Operating Engineers Local 953. Viewing and visitation will be held Tuesday August 17, 2004 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., with a Rosary to follow at 7:00 p.m. in the Palm chapel of Strong-Thorne Mortuary. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday August 18, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. in San Felipe De Neri Church, 2005 N. Plaza NW, with Msgr. Joe Lucero, celebrant. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park with Eddie Mann, Dewey Mann Sr., Dewey Mann Jr., Davit Bratt, and Keith Orwat serving as casket bearers. Honorary casket bearer will be Lonnie Armijo. All arrangements are under the direction of: Strong-Thorne Mortuary 1100 Coal Ave. SE 842-8800

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