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Foster -- Frank E. Foster, April 24, 1938 - December 30, 2002. Frank died Monday, December 30, 2002, at the age of 64. Frank is survived by his wife of 44 years, Glynes Pulliam Foster of Albuquerque, NM; his son, Doug Foster of Lubbock, TX; and his daughter, Sherri Johnson of Levelland, TX. Frank, a lifetime resident of New Mexico, grew up north of Clovis in the Rosedale community and graduated from Rosedale High School in 1956 and from Eastern New Mexico University with a Bachelor of Science in Education in 1963. He and Glynes were married in December of 1958 and lived in Clovis where they started their family. Upon graduating from ENMU, Frank and his family moved to Aztec where he taught school. Las Vegas, NM was home to the Fosters from 1967 to 1970. It was at this time that Frank taught at the Job Corps, was a sales rep. for Loomix, and took care of ranch land east of Las Vegas. The Fosters moved to Chama in 1970 where Frank briefly taught school. While in Chama, Frank also worked for the Chama Land and Cattle Company, operated and ran an auto repair shop as well as a guiding and outfitting service, farmed north of Clovis, ran custom harvesting crews, and owned and operated the Waterhole Saloon near Dulce. In 1991, Frank and Glynes moved to Albuquerque. Frank worked first at Charlie's Sporting Goods and then for the past seven years as a sales consultant for Snipes Trailer Sales. An avid outdoorsman and horseman, Frank enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, ranching, and numerous other outdoor activities. Frank was able to call several New Mexico cities home, but he truly believed that home was where his wife and children were. Family, friends, hard work, and living by the golden rule were priorities in which Frank took pride. No formal services will be held. His many friends and relatives are welcome to pay their respects to the family at the family home on Friday, January 3, 2003, from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. The family requests no flowers or memorials.
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Garza -- Patricia Anita Garza, 41, went to be with her Lord in Heaven on December 24, 2002. Patty was born on October 31, 1961 in Washington DC. She grew up in Arlington, VA, and spent most of her adult life in Washington DC. Patty recently relocated to Albuquerque, NM to be closer to her family. Patty was preceded in death by her father, Richard Dix Garza; and by her companion of 14 years, Raymond"Quentin" Wateski. Patty is survived by her mother, Marjorie O. Garza; sister, Boni Galarneau and brother-in-law, William Galarneau; son, Brandon Garza; nephews, Adam and Skip Galarneau, all of Rio Rancho, NM; son, Jonathan Sean Haynes of CA; daughter, DeshaRae Platz of WV; many aunts and cousins. Patty's life on this earthy was short. She will be terribly missed by her family and friends. Patty is no longer suffering, but resting in the loving arms of Jesus Christ, her new found Savior. Her family wishes to thank those special, caring and compassionate workers from the Halquist Memorial Hospice Center, Albuquerque Manor Care, and Zia Hospice. They made Pattys last few months on this earth very comfortable. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 3, 2003, at 11:00 a.m., at the Faith Evangelical Free Church, Rio Rancho, NM. Interment will immediately follow at Vista Verde Memorial Park in Rio Rancho, NM. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made in Patty's name, to Food and Friends, 58 L. Street SE, Washington DC 20003. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th NW Albuquerque, NM 87107, 505-343-8008.
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Gundrum -- William (Bill) Gundrum, 51, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, December 28, 2002. He was a member of the Westside Family Chapel. Bill was a loving father and a good friend to many. His brother, George Gundrum preceded him in death in 1990. Bill is survived by Christine Murphy Gundrum of Los Lunas; his sons, Stephen, Kaleb, and Joshua Gundrum all of Los Lunas; his daughter, Faith Gundrum of Los Lunas; his parents, George and Ivalou Hoffman Gundrum of South Amboy, New Jersey; his brother, Christopher Gundrum of Lavallette, New Jersey; his sisters, Jeannine Hogan of Brick, New Jersey, Mary Oliver of Toms River, New Jersey; and many friends. A Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 1, 2003 at Riverside Funeral Home between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, January 2, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Fellowship located at 3384 Hwy. 47 in Los Lunas. Final services will take place later in the week in South Amboy, New Jersey, with burial to follow at Old Tennent Cemetery in Tennent, New Jersey. Pallbearers will be Stephen Gundrum, Jack McCall, Marlow Frasier, Michael McDaniel, Anthony Maez, and Michael Blatner. Local arrangements by Riverside Funeral Home in Belen, 864-4448.
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Gutierrez -- Mr. Delfinio R. Gutierrez died Sunday, December 29, 2002 in Albuquerque at the age of 89. Mr. Gutierrez was a veteran of World War II and was a Pearl Harbor survivor. He was also a life member of the DAV Chapter 3. He is survived by his daughter, Eileen Gutierrez; son, Michael Gutierrez; granddaughter, Elyse Gutierrez; and sister, Ida Arias. A Rosary for Mr. Gutierrez will be recited on Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. The Funeral Mass will celebrated at 10:00 a.m. immediately following the Rosary. Burial will take place at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. Arrangements by Salazar & Sons Mortuary, 400 Third St. SW.
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Kelly -- Robert P. Kelly. The Kelly family is saddened to announce the death of Robert P. Kelly, beloved husband, father, grandfather, mentor, and friend. Bob's gifts to us have been many. His virtue and generosity, his consistency and skill, his profound love of God, wife, family, and friends--through these Bob has inspired us all. Those of us who looked to Bob as a source of strength know how his presence will be missed and how his spirit will continue to thrive in everything we do. Robert Parker Kelly was born on July 17, 1929 in Highland Park, IL to Tom and Ita Kelly. A resident of Albuquerque since 1943, Bob graduated from St. Mary's High School and attended The University of New Mexico. For over 40 years, he worked at Sandia National Laboratories, where his duties included department manager of both labor relations and security; he retired in January 1992. Bob was an avid Notre Dame football fan and an avid golfer who once won the Kelly Golf Invitational, an annual event he relished. He was a respected member of Annunciation Parish for over 40 years, where he acted as a lector, a Eucharistic Minister, and a member of both the Social Concerns Ministry and of the Companions on the Journey. The great joy of Bob's life was his large and devoted family, which includes his wife Dolly, his seven children and their spouses (Bob and Barbara Kelly; Jane and Jim Blankenship; Mike and Marianne Kelly; Pat Kelly and Lori Hunt; Brian and Julie Kelly; Dan and Suzanne Kelly; Matt and Marianthe Kelly), his fifteen grandchildren (Jennifer and husband Phil Lewis; Crystal, David, and Jonathan Kelly; Sarah, Sam, Mary, and Leah Blankenship; Meghan Kelly; Sophie, Aidan, and Catherine Kelly; Camille Kelly; Jane and Claire Kelly), and his two great-grandchildren (Arwyn and Alhana Lewis). To his wife Dolly, Bob was a loving husband and friend for over 52 years; to his children and grandchildren, he was a model of warmth and integrity; and to all who knew him, Bob Kelly was a man of intelligence, sensitivity, and fine company. Bob is also survived by his brother Jim and his wife Theresa, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother Tom. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Canossian Sisters, 5625 Isleta SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105, or a charity of your choice. Mass of the Resurrection will take place on Thursday, January 2, 2003 at 8:30 A.M. at Annunciation Catholic Church, 2621 Vermont NE, with Father Ronald L. Bruckner, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 7900 Wyoming Blvd. NE. Arrangements by French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
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Lopez -- The family of Leoneres Lopez wishes to thank all their relatives and friends who were in attendance of the Rosary and Funeral Services. They would also like to express their gratitude for all the love, care and compassion that has been shown to them. Arrangements by Salazar & Sons Mortuary, 400 Third St. SW.
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Loring -- Kathryn P. Loring, 87, a resident of Albuquerque passed away Monday. Mrs. Loring was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert E. Loring. She is survived by her daughter, Winifred K. Phelps and husband, Larry of Albuquerque, NM; two sons, Larry Loring and wife, Cindy of Albuquerque, NM and Stephen Loring also of Albuquerque, NM; her grandchildren, Vanessa Nestelroad and husband, Brad of Colorado Springs, CO, and Gilbert Burton of Oklahoma; and one great-grandchild, Liam Nestelroad. Mrs. Loring was a member of the Covenant Presbyterian Church. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Covenant Presbyterian Church with Reverend Dewey Johnson officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society. American Burial & Cremation Center in charge of cremation.
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Lucero -- In Loving Memory of Sara Lucero September 2, 1894 - January 1, 1993Loving and kind in all her ways, upright and just to the end of her days. Sincere and true in her heart and mind, a beautiful memory she left behind. She had a nature you could not help loving. A heart that was purer than gold and those who loved Sara, her memory will never grow old. A Memorial Mass will be offered in memory of Sara, Sunday, January 26, 2003 at 10:45 a.m. at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Alameda.
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Sandoval -- Ben Sandoval, 61, born and raised in Jemez Springs, died on December 31, 2002. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Rosina Sandoval of Jemez Springs; two sons, Andrew Sandoval and wife Vicky and Ben Sandoval, III all of Rio Rancho; two daughters, Loretta Sandoval-Trujillo and husband, Randy of Ponderosa, NM and Leora Sandoval of Mesa, AZ. Ben is also survived by 11 grandchildren; two brothers, Oliver Sandoval of Albuquerque and Lee Sandoval and wife, Julia of Cypress, CA; sister, Marcella Garcia and husband, Ralph of Jemez Springs. He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother; and one sister. Memorial Rosary will be recited on Friday at 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church in Jemez Springs. Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. also at the church. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 8100 Mountain Rd. NW Ste. 102, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Arrangements by French Mortuary Westside Chapel, 9300 Golf Course Rd. NW.
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Schwab -- Elmer (Bud) Schwab, 74, resident of Albuquerque since 1958, born in Riverdale, NE died December 24, 2002. He was a loving husband, father, brother and friend. Survived by his wife of 49 years, Shirley; son, Douglas of Albuquerque; daughter, Rhonda and husband, Keith; and his two beloved grandchildren, Erika and Kellen all of Phoenix, AZ; sister, Mayme Hughes and husband; and a niece and nephew. Preceded in death by sister, Betty Jean; and his parents. Proudly served in the United States Navy. He was in the construction business for 27 years. Enjoyed fishing, bowling, gardening and woodworking. He enjoyed his life to the fullest and will be greatly missed. Cremation has taken place and burial will be at Santa Fe National Cemetery at a later date. Donations can be made to the American Heart Association or Alzheimer's Association.
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