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HESS -- Debra IN LOVING MEMORY OF Debra J. Wade-Hess September 10, 1957 - March 16, 2001 HAPPY BIRTHDAY SWEETHEART Love and Miss You So Very Much Love Mom, Dad and Family
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KILLOUGH -- Hal Killough, 74, a resident of Los Alamos for most of his life and Albuquerque for the last three years, died Monday, September 8, 2003, surrounded by family and friends. He is survived by his daughter, Janet Selmon of Roswell, NM; son, Ron Killough and wife, Joyce of Albuquerque; grandsons, Richard Selmon and wife, Melissa of Denver, CO and Christopher Killough of Texas; granddaughter, Staci Bolin of Roswell, NM; great-grandchildren, Jonathan Bolin and Christopher Bolin; brothers, Howard Killough of Grants, NM, Don Killough of Texas and Bobbie Killough of Albuquerque; sister, Joyce Brown; numerous nieces and nephews; five sisters-in-law; and one brother-in-law. Mr. Killough was preceded in death by his wife, Lois; parents, Aubrey and Olta; and brothers, Joe and Bonnell. He served in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Sperry and U.S.S. Barbero. Mr. Killough was a member of the Sheriff's Posse in Los Alamos and a member of I.B.E.W. Union. He enjoyed square dancing, and was a member and president of Alamande Leftovers. Services will be held Thursday, 3:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. Friends may visit French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, 1:00 p.m. to service time. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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LALICKER -- Arcena A. Lalicker, 99, died peacefully at her home in Albuquerque on Monday, September 8, 2003. She was born April 18, 1904 to John and Mary Aldrich in Bluff City, KS. She grew up in South Haven, KS and graduated from South Haven High School in 1923. She worked as a telephone operator and supervisor. In 1956, Arcena moved to Albuquerque to marry her high school sweetheart, Carlton F. Lalicker. She is preceded in death by her parents; five sisters; one brother; and nephew. She is survived by her niece, Margaret Patterson and family; Carlton's children, Robert G. Lalicker, wife, Marjorie, and family, Nancy M. Shaffer, husband, George, and family. Also surviving her are numerous grand-nieces; nephews; grandchildren; great grand nieces; nephews; and great grandchildren. Arcena was a cheerful, well-read, and hard working woman who finally retired in 1973. She was a devoted Christian and long-standing member of the Monte Vista Christian Church community. An avid sports fan, she loved watching football, basketball, golf, and tennis. She was a committed Lobo fan, knew the players, their positions, and their statistics up to the time of her passing. She will be remembered as a caring and loving person by her many friends and family members. Arcena was a joy to be around, "a little ray of sunshine" and will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundations, 6350 North Andrews Ave., Ft. Lauderdale FL 33309 or Monte Vista Christian Church, 3501 Campus Blvd. NE, 87106. Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held Friday, 2:00 p.m., at Monte Vista Christian Church, 3501 Campus Blvd. NE, with Dr. Michelle Tatlock officiating. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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LOFTIS -- Mrs. Eunice Loftis, born on September 21, 1914 to Jesse and Odie Lovvorn in Texas, peacefully passed away surrounded by her family on September 8, 2003 in Belen, NM. Eunice, along with her husband Edwin, was the owner and operator of the Taos Motel for 16 years in Taos, NM. She was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Belen for 21 years and volunteered her time with a Spanish missionary group for over 40 years. Eunice is survived by her beloved husband of 68 years, Edwin Loftis of the family home in Belen; two loving daughters, Lou Jane Martin and her husband, Don of Amarillo, TX; and Sue Jean Thompson of Albuquerque, NM; six granddaughters; and five great-grandchildren. Eunice's family would like to express their thanks to Quality Continuum for their care and compassion for Eunice during her illness. All services will be held at the First Baptist Church of Belen beginning with a viewing on Wednesday, September 10, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10:00 a.m. with Jim Duncan officiating. Interment will follow services at Terrace Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Oscar Cole, Bill Blanton, Harold Crump, and Roland Graves. Romero Funeral Home 609 N. Main St. Belen NM 87002.
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MARTINEZ -- Edward J. Martinez, age 47, a loving son, brother and friend, passed away September 8, 2003. He was preceded in death by his sister, Esther Chavez and brother, Gabriel A. Martinez. Edward is survived by his father, Eddie G. Martinez; his mother, Mary A. Martinez; his sister, Donna Alfarie; his brothers, Elias Martinez and wife, Lucille, Marty Martinez, Martin Martinez, and numerous other family members and friends who loved and will miss him. A viewing will be held in the Chapel of Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th St NW, on Wednesday, September 10, 2003 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Private family burial will take place at a later date. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th St NW, Albuquerque. 505-343-8008
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NORED -- Mary Wilson (Bailey) Nored passed away September 5, 2003. She was born in Hamilton, TX, and was the daughter of Dr. Thomas Bennett Bailey and Grace (Wheeler) Bailey. She had many fond memories of growing up in Brownwood, TX where her father was a physician. Her family moved to Austin, TX in 1931. Mary graduated from St. Mary's High School in Austin and attended North Texas Women's College in Denton, TX. After returning to Austin she met and married Clarence Eugene Nored of Corpus Christi, TX on January 1, 1942. After World War II Mary and Gene lived in Austin, Corpus Christi and Marshall, TX. They settled in Las Vegas, NV in 1965 where Mr. Nored was a pharmacist for White Cross Pharmacy at the time of his death in 1970. Mary enjoyed life, all God's creatures great and small and was a longtime supporter of the National Wildlife Federation. She loved to fish in the Gulf of Mexico where she caught her prized Tarpon. Mary had a great sense of adventure and was always ready to travel. Her devoted husband, Gene nicknamed her "Skipper" and that she was - the skipper of our family. She will be remembered for her optimism about life, her humor and her never dying love and support for her children. She was preceded in death by her sister, Van Enola Chauvin. She is survived by her son, Thomas Nored and wife, Diana of Corpus Christi, TX; her three daughters, Cheryl Dean and husband, Dr. Allen Dean of Albuquerque, NM, Kim Fucile of Albuquerque, NM, and Pam Forbes of Las Vegas, NV; 11 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; three brothers, T.B. Bailey of Austin, TX, Dr. Charles Bailey and wife, Marylove of Austin, TX, and Robert Bailey and wife, Elizabeth of Mesquite, TX. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Humane Association of New Mexico, 615 Virginia SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108. Private graveside services were held at Sandia Memory Gardens. Sunrise Funeral Options 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 821-0010
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O'BRIEN -- Louise O'Brien, age 89, died September 7, 2003. Survivors include one daughter, Susan Stuart and husband, Norman of Amarillo. One grandson, Eric Stuart of New York. Special friend and faithful visitor, Maxine Roy of Amarillo. Mrs. O'Brien was born in Evansville, Indiana to James Loyd and Jenie Lee DeLain McCurdy. She married Ray O'Brien who preceded her in death. Mrs. O'Brien moved to Amarillo in 1988 from Albuquerque, New Mexico. She will always be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother. Family visitation will be Thursday September 11, 2003 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Fitzgerald & Son Funeral Directors. Graveside services will be held 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 11, 2003 at Sandia Memory Gardens Cemetery in Albuquerque, New Mexico with Reverend Jim Hawk of St. John's United Methodist Church of Albuquerque officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family has established a memorial fund for the Polk Street United Methodist Church TV Ministry 1401 S. Polk Amarillo, TX 79101, First Baptist Church TV Ministry 1206 Tyler Amarillo, TX 79101, or Baptist St. Anthony's Hospice P.O. Box 950 Amarillo, TX79105 Arrangements are under the direction of: Fitzgerald & Son Funeral Directors 3113 Carlisle Blvd. 884-1188
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PEARL -- George Clayton Pearl, the notable New Mexico architect, died on August 16, 2003. A Memorial Service will be conducted by his friends and family on Saturday, September 13, at 10:00 a.m. at the Simms Auditorium on the Albuquerque Academy Campus. The service will be followed by a reception. All friends of Mr. Pearl are invited to attend.
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PRIOLA -- Dr. Donald Victor Priola, 64, passed away Saturday, September 6, 2003 after a long battle with cancer. Dr. Priola was born September 8, 1938 in Chicago, IL where he received his Bachelor of Science and Doctoral degrees from Loyola University of Chicago. In 1966, he accepted a position in the Department of Pharmacology at the newly formed University of New Mexico School of Medicine, becoming a full Professor of Physiology by 1975. His exceptional research and teaching career at the School of Medicine spanned over 31 years, including 16 years as Chairman of the Department of Physiology. During his prolific scientific career, he authored over 70 scientific publications. In recognition of his research achievements, he received a Research Career Development Award from the National Heart Lung Blood Institute and was awarded a Senior International Fellowship by the Fogarty International Center in 1986. He was a member of numerous professional societies and at one time was President of the Western Pharmacology Society and the American Heart Association, New Mexico Affiliate. He loved teaching, and was proud to say that he taught the very first graduating class at The UNM School of Medicine. In recognition of his outstanding teaching achievements, he was chosen as the recipient of the prestigious Khatali teaching award in 1978 and 2002. At his retirement in 1998, he was made Emeritus Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology at UNM where he continued teaching. Dr. Priola is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Patricia; and by his children, Sandra Kubica and her husband, David, Dr. Suzette Priola, Donna Gallegos and her husband, Alexander, and Donald T. Priola and his fiancee, Robin Helms. He was the very proud grandfather of Victoria, Adam, and Kevin Kubica and Thomas, William and Patrick Gallegos, as well as a doting uncle to many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his sister, Marilyn Belter and her husband, William; his sister-in-law, Nancy Hennig and her husband, Richard; and his brother-in-law, Thomas Rehm. A funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, September 10, 2003, at 10:30 a.m., at Prince of Peace Catholic Community, 12500 Carmel NE. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. The family would like to thank Dr. Arthur Kaufmann, Dr. Fa Chi Lee, Sara, Susan and the wonderful nurses at the UNMH Cancer Research Treatment Center for the superb care and support given to Donald and his family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made for cancer research in memory of Dr. Donald Priola to UNMH Cancer Research Treatment Center, 1 UNM MSC 084630, Attn: Rainey, Albuquerque, NM, 87131. French Mortuary 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE 823-9400
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RUMBAUGH -- Gale Coleman Rumbaugh passed away suddenly in Nanaimo, British Columbia on June 15, 2003. He is survived by his daughter, Jane Sollenberger and her husband, Dwight; son, John Mark and his wife, Ann and son, David and wife, Sharon; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Madolan Reichold, Berchie Henderson and Noralee Bruscus; two brothers, Lauter Edward and Charles Kent Rumbaugh. Gale was born in Hurricane, West Virginia and moved to Albuquerque in 1947. He later moved to British Columbia and for a time had his own business there. After retiring, he spent winters in Albuquerque and summers on Vancouver Island. He was a master mason and an avid golfer. Friends are invited to join his family on Saturday, September 13, 2003 from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Vineyard Club House at 6118 Edith NE, Albuquerque.
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