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KELLEY -- Clyde Garland Kelley, 85, passed away on Monday, September 15, 2003, in San Antonio, TX. He is survived by son, Leroy C. Kelley and wife, Bonnie of Albuquerque; daughters, Kelly Thompson and husband, Alan, and Bonnie Sue Fuentes and husband , Edward all of San Antonio, TX; grandchildren, Sonny, Bryan, Debbie, Karl, Ella, Steve, Kristel, Anita, Harley, Joshua, Sasha and Jacob; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter; sisters, Lucy Jernigan and Betty Morris of Carrollton, TX. He was preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children, Stella A. Kelley, his second wife, Lois Kelly and his daughter, Hazel J. Brown. Graveside services will be held Thursday, 11:00 a.m., at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menual NE. Pallbearers will be Steve Kelley, Karl Koepp, Bryan Koepp, Edward Fuentes, Josh Fuentes, and Scott Redd. Friends may visit Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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PAYDEN -- Joseph Payden, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away on September 13, 2003. He was born on January 31, 1929 to Joseph and Ida Puckey in McKeesport, PA. Joe was very proud to have served his country in the United States Navy during WWII with tours of duty across the Mediterranean. He was an extremely friendly man who had never met a stranger. He was known to all as the "candyman", endlessly handing out his favorite Jolly Ranchers. The children in the neighborhood were very fond of hearing his musical horn when Joe passed by the bus stop. His passions included buying and selling cars, and playing many games of billiards. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Joe is survived by his loving wife, Marian of Albuquerque; his precious sons, Scott and wife Kristen, and Craig Payden all of Cleveland, OH; sister, Mrs. Margaret Barowich of McKeesport, PA; a host of special friends and neighbors, and his inseparable canine companion, Zipper. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2003 at 10:30 a..m. at Mesa View United Methodist Church, (Montano at Taylor Ranch Rd.) with Pastor John Schwarting as officiant. In lieu of flowers the family asks the memorial donations be made to the Mesa View United Methodist Church, 4701 Montano Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114. Services under the care of: Sunrise Funeral Options 2400 Southern Blvd. Rio Rancho, NM (505) 891-9192
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PRIETO -- Joe "Black" Prieto, 55, a 31- year resident of Albuquerque, died Monday, September 15, 2003. He is survived by his parents, Manuel and Natividad Prieto of Albuquerque; brothers, Ben Prieto and wife, Carmen of Albuquerque, Ruben Prieto and wife, Frances, Albert Prieto and Manuel Prieto Jr. and wife, MaryAnn, all of Albuquerque; sister, MaryAnn Garcia and husband, Raul of El Paso, TX; five nephews; and three nieces. Rosary will be recited Wednesday, September 17, 2003, 5:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel. Mass will be celebrated Thursday, September 18, 2003, 10:00 a.m., at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, Lomas at Tennessee NE, with Father Edward C. Domme, Celebrant and Deacon James Delgado assisting. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Gil Carrillo, Randy Garcia, Rudy Ortega, Michael Flores, Jerry Barros, and Raul Garcia. Honorary pallbearers will be Ruben John Prieto, Jacob Paul Prieto, Armando Hector Prieto, Marcos Joaquin Prieto, and Michael Joseph Prieto. Friends may visit French Mortuary, one hour prior to rosary. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 275-3500
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QUESADA -- Henry T. Quesada, 52, of Albuquerque, passed away on Sunday, September 14, 2003. He was born on February 11, 1951 in San Miguel, NM to Luis and Calita Quesada. He was a Vietnam Veteran, serving in the U.S. Air Force and graduated from San Diego State University in California. He was a manager for the Internal Revenue Service in the Albuquerque area. Henry loved marathon running and participated in many races, all over the southwest, from California to New Mexico. He loved camping, biking, old trains, and flying. He had a passion for history, especially of the Southwest. He also enjoyed watching the cooking channel. Henry will be remembered for his kindness, his sense of humor and honesty. Henry was preceded in death by his mother in 1959; his sister Mary in 1983; his father in 1984; and brother Fred in 2000. He is survived by his wife, Blanca and their two children, Monica, age 12 and Carlos, age 9 of Albuquerque; brothers, Luis Quesada of Mesilla, NM, Art Quesada of Lancaster, CA, Mickey Quesada of Deming, NM and Joe Quesada of Silver City, NM; sister, Gloria LeBard of Burbank, CA; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 19, 2003 at Calvary Chapel of Albuquerque, 4001 Osuna Road NE. Sunrise Funeral Options 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 821-0010
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RIVERA -- Henry E. Rivera, a resident of Albuquerque since 1918, died Sunday, September 14, 2003. He is survived by his son, Henry M. Rivera and wife, Bernadette of Washington, D.C.; daughters, Carol Zonski and husband, John of Albuquerque, Susan Adkins and husband, Larry of Albuquerque; granddaughters, Tasha Zonski-Armijo and husband, Philip of Albuquerque, Nikki Zonski-Foley and husband, Sean of St. Paul, MN; grandsons, Dr. Henry E. Rivera II and wife, Paula of Hartford, CT, Arik Zonski, Ryan Zonski, Zachary Adkins, Joshua Adkins, Seth Adkins, all of Albuquerque; great- grandchildren, Joseph Zonski of Albuquerque, Payton, Chase and Brooke Foley of St. Paul, MN; and numerous nieces, nephews, and dear friends. Mr. Rivera was born in Glorietta, NM on November 8, 1911 and was raised in St. Anthony's Orphanage in Albuquerque until he was 17. He then began working in the Tuberculosis Sanitariums. At the age of 21, he began his long career in the liquor industry. He owned and operated the Victory Bar on First Street, Old Town Liquor Shoppe from 1959-1988 and was President of Jubilation Wine & Spirits from 1988 to present. He served in WWII in the 90th Division as a medic and landed on the Beaches of Normandy, France on D-Day. He returned to Normandy in 1994 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of D-Day and was presented the "Liberte Medal" from the people of France by Congresswoman Heather Wilson in June 2001. He was a long time member of St. Charles Borromeo Church and recently became a member of Our Lady of Fatima. Henry was also a lifetime member of the Benevolent Order of Elks. Rosary will be recited Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima, 4020 Lomas Blvd. NE, with Fr. Robert Lussier, S.S.S., reciting. Mass will be celebrated Thursday, 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima, with Fr. Francis X. Eggert, Celebrant. Friends may visit French Mortuary on Wednesday, September 17, 2003, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Presbyterian Hospice, 8100 Constitution Pl. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110 or to the Archbishop's School Fund for Educational Scholarships, 4000 St. Joseph's Pl. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120. Special thanks to brother-in-law, Larry Adkins and Dr. Travis Fisher, Presbyterian Hospice, Laurette Svejcar, Helen Valles, and Angela Hernandez for their wonderful care. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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SANGUINETTI -- Mario J. Sanguinetti, a resident of Albuquerque since 1960, died unexpectedly from a massive stroke at the age of 80 on Sunday, September 14, 2003. He is survived by his wife, Clara; two sons, Mario and wife Maria, and Chris and wife Sheryl; and six grandchildren. Mr. Sanguinetti was born to Italian immigrants in San Francisco, CA. At the age of 14, Mr. Sanguinetti was writing a sports column for the local paper San Francisco. He went on to graduate from St. Mary's College in Oakland, CA, Marquette University, and Columbia University. Mr. Sanguinetti served in the U.S. Army during WWII, and later transferred to the U.S. Army Air Corps. He became a member of the U.S. Navel Reserve unit in Albuquerque from which he retired as Chief Journalist in 1983. He worked at Sandia Labs, the New Mexico State Government, and was a restaurant owner for the House of Omellettes. Mr. Sanguinetti loved baseball and helped promote Babe Ruth baseball in Albuquerque. Mass will be celebrated Thursday, September 18, 2003, 9:00 a.m. at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 11401 Indian School Rd. NE, with Father William McCarren, Celebrant and Deacon Byron Wicker assisting. Interment with military honors will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. Friends may visit French Mortuary, Wednesday, September 17, 2003, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd NE 275-3500
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SELFRIDGE -- Kylee Exandria Selfridge, born on May 19, 2003, went to be with God on Saturday September 6, 2003. She is survived by her loving family; her parents, Susan Irene and Brian Keith Selfridge; her brother, Mitchell Nicholson; her sisters, Cheyanne, Charlotte, Julie and Naomi Selfridge; her maternal grandparents, Lloyd and Donna Garringer; her paternal grandparents, Ruth and Lynn Selfridge; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, great-grandparents, and extended family too numerous to name. "She will be missed beyond time itself, but will rest in the arms of great love forever." Mass of the Angels will be celebrated on Friday September 19, 2003 at 9:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church with Father Mark Honhart officiating. Burial will follow in the Garden of the Angels Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Tom Simms and Ira Garinger. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be make in Kylee's name to Our Lady of Belen Garden of the Angels Cemetery. Arrangements by Riverside Funeral Home in Belen.
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SHACKELFORD -- Stanley Scott Shackelford, age 55, of Las Cruces died Monday, September 15, 2003 at his home. He was employed at WSMR as an Engineering Tech. Survivors include wife, Susan; son, Michael; daughter, Stacy Simpson all of Las Cruces; brothers, Donald and David; sisters, Martha Moss and Sandra Woodruff all of Mississippi and one granddaughter, Mackenzy Simpson. Calling hour will be held Tuesday, September 16, 2003 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Baca's Funeral Chapels, Las Cruces. Funeral Service Wednesday, September 17, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3210 Venus with Bishop George Huffman, presiding. Concluding Services and Interment will follow in Masonic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mesilla Valley Hospice, 299 E. Montana Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88005. Service arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, 300 E. Boutz Road, Las Cruces. 527-2222.
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SOTEL -- Dorothy M. Sotel died peacefully Saturday, September 13, 2003 at her home. She was born in Miami, Arizona on November 4,1923, and was a resident of New Mexico for the past 69 years. Her sisters Marian Sotel, Connie Ryan and husband Jack of Albuquerque, uncle Thomas Abousleman of Jemez Springs, nephews Greg and David Ryan and niece Sharon Ryan, and numerous cousins survive her. Her dogs Annie and Lily will sorely miss her. Dorothy retired from the Soil Conservation Service and was formerly employed by the Department of the Navy. She was a former member of American Women?s Business Assn., a docent at the Rio Grande Zoo and a member of the Women?s Auxiliary of Annunciation Parish. Dorothy was avid Dallas Cowboys fan and enjoyed traveling, playing bridge, and gambling. Cremation has taken place. Rosary will be recited Thursday September 18, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. in Palm Chapel of Strong-Thorne Mortuary. A memorial mass will be celebrated at 8:30 a.m. on Friday September 19, 2003 at Our Lady of the Annunciation Church, 2621 Vermont NE. Burial will take place at a later date in Jemez Springs, New Mexico. The family wishes to thank her caregivers, Mitzi and Chelsea Monroe, Shirley Thompson and Rufina Williams. Special thanks to Dr. Ronald Bronitsky. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude?s Children?s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 Casa Angelica 5629 Isleta Blvd SW 87105, the Rio Grande Zoo Education Program, 903 Tenth Street SW 87102, or the Animal Humane Association, 615 Virginia SE, 87108. Arrangements are under the direction of: Strong-Thorne Mortuary 1100 Coal Ave. SE 842-8800
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VALLEJOS -- Mrs. Emilia Vallejos, 93, a resident of Albuquerque passed away on September 15, 2003. Mrs. Vallejos is survived by three daughters, Louisa Chavez and husband, Larry, Stella Montoya, Gloria Sanchez and husband, Richard; three sons, Edward Cano and wife, Rosie, Tony A. Cano and wife, Josie, Jimmy Cano and Susie; one brother, Tony Garcia and wife, Minnie; two step-brothers, Benny Cano and Antonio Cano; 40 grandchildren; 139 great-grandchildren; 68 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. Mrs. Vallejos was preceded in death by her husband, Pete Vallejos; sons, Johnny and Micky Cano; her daughter, Arlene Tapia; two brothers, Joe and Abel Garcia; five sisters, Nina Garcia, Fabiola Tafoya, Elisa Moya, Amalia Miera and Josefa Lash. Mrs. Vallejos was a member of the Catholic Church and the Sacred Heart League. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel, 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. by Mr. Robbie Sisneros. Final visitation will be Friday morning from 10:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 5415 Fortuna NW with a Communion Service at 11:00 a.m. by Deacon Harry Beare. Interment will follow at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Peter A. Cano, Rick Sanchez, Michael Baca, Max Cano, Benny Cano and Enrique Ortega. Honorary pallbearers will be Ken Cano, Oscar Garcia, Greg Garcia, Michael Cano, Jimmy Cano and Joey Cano. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW 243-7861
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