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Oringderff -- James"Jim" Oringderff, 57, a resident of Albuquerque since 1997, died Saturday, July 12, 2003. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Oringderff of Albuquerque; daughters, SyLinda Byrd of Albuquerque and Kari Lynn Morgan and husband, Justin of Sacramento, CA; grandchildren, Michael Kenner Evans Byrd of Albuquerque, James Riley Morgan and Kya Bree Morgan, both of Sacramento, CA; father, C.D. Oringderff and wife, Kathy of Plainview, TX; and brother, Orvel Lee Oringderff and wife, Donnie of Big Spring, TX. Mr. Oringderff married Sandra Evans on September 7, 1968 in Tulia, TX. He retired after 22 years of service in the US Army. He then became a church administrator serving at First United Methodist Church, Fairview Cemetery, Boys and Girls Club of Valencia County, and then Congregation Albert. He was a fantastic Opa to his grandchildren. Mr. Oringderff was a wonderful, caring husband and father. He was loved and respected by his co-workers and all that knew him. Services will be held Thursday, July 17, 2003, at 7:00 p.m., at Central United Methodist Church, 1615 Copper NE, with Dr. Charles Crutchfield officiating and Rev. Clyde Stanfield assisting. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. French Mortuary 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE 823-9400
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Pfeil -- George A. Pfeil Jr, formerly of Melrose, MA, and a resident of Albuquerque for the past 14 years, died on Wednesday, July 16, 2003 following a long illness, which he fought with dignity and courage. Born in Boston, MA on November 20, 1939, he is survived by Ellen, his devoted wife of 40 years; and their two loving children, a daughter, Rhonda Jean of Mashua, NH and a son, George III of Atlanta, GA, as well as a brother, William and his wife, Kathy of Murfreesboro, TN. He is also survived by two nieces and their spouses; three great-nephews; and one great-niece, all of Illinois. Mr. Pfeil was preceded in death by his parents, George and Marian Pfeil; and a brother, John, formerly of Malden, MA. George was a motorcycle enthusiast and accomplished many long-distance U.S. tours with Ellen which included the entire lower 48 states. Additionally, he was a life member of the NRA and an avid hunter and fisherman, enjoying all aspects of the outdoors. George enjoyed reading about U.S. History and the Civil War. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps and was then employed by AT&T for 30 years prior to his retirement to New Mexico and then later was employed by CTS (formerly Motorola). George's children will miss his love, encouragement and sense of humor. A funeral mass will be celebrated Saturday, July 19, 2003, at 10:30 a.m., at Prince of Peace Catholic Community, 12500 Carmel NE (just West of Tramway Blvd.). Following the mass, a reception celebrating George's life will be held at the family home, 2402 Tramway Terrace Court NE. A private burial will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Amy Tarnower, MD and Lovelace Hospice for the gentle and loving care provided. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in memory of George A. Pfeil Jr, to Lovelace Hospice, 5403 Gibson Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, NM, 87108. French Mortuary 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE 823-9400
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Sanchez -- Maria Luz Sanchez, 41, passed away on July 15, 2003. She was born on August 16, 1961 in Jalesco, Mexico. Visitations will be held on Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Garcia Mortuary. A rosary will be recited on Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the Holy Ghost Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday morning at 9:00 a.m. also at the Holy Ghost Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Fairview Memorial Park. Services are in the care of:Garcia Mortuary 717 Stover Ave. S.W. 243-5222
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Sterling -- Dr. Joanne Winifred Sterling, PhD, 68, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2003 at home after an extended illness, surrounded by those who cared for her. She was born in Titusville, PA and graduated from Chatham College. Following a 35-year position at the University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, Dept. of Psychology, Joanne retired as professor Emerita. Over the years, Joanne made a number of international journeys, including three trips to Ireland, where she was able to fill in many branches of her family tree. She will be greatly missed by her friends, and especially, Emma. Cryptside services will be held Friday, July 18, 2003, at 9:30 a.m., Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 7999 Wyoming Blvd. NE. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Humane Association, 615 Virginia SE, 87108 or to the Monastery of Christ in the Desert, PO Box 270, Abiqui£, NM, 87510-0270. May the road rise to meet you, May the wind be always at your back, May the sun shine warm upon your face, The rains fall soft upon your fields, And, until we meet again, May God hold you in the palm of his hand. French Mortuary 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE 823-9400
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Tafoya -- Albino C. Tafoya, The family would like to thank all of 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 Street SW 247-4124
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Zolecki -- Richard A. Zolecki, a resident of Rio Rancho, passed away July 16, 2003. He was born on January 28, 1925 in Milwaukee, WI. Richard was proud to have served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Prior to retirement, he was an accountant and Ship Chandler for the Port Of Milwaukee, owner of Milwaukee Marine Supply. Richard was a lifelong Green Bay Packers fan, and loved cheering on the Lady Lobo's Basketball team. He was an active member of the Meadowlark Senior Center and enjoyed spending time with his fellow bridge club players. But most notably, he was an exceptionally devoted husband and father and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Richard is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 57 years, Florence Zolecki; his cherished children, Rev. Richard A. Zolecki and wife, Mary of Jeanerett, LA, Dr. Beth Melka Sanchez and husband, Bert of Albuquerque, Tom Zolecki and wife, Rodie of Co. Springs, CO., and Stephen Zolecki and wife, Elizabeth of Trinity, TX.; grandchildren, Amy Bishop and Michael S. Melka; former son-in-law, Michael H. Melka; two great-granddaughters and a host of loving friends. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Sunrise Funeral Options (Rio Rancho) with a reception to follow. A private family committal service will be held at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Services are under the care ofSunrise Funeral Options 2400 Southern Blvd. Rio Rancho, NM (505) 891-9192
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Boule -- Earl A. Boule, 81, born in Albuquerque, died at St. Vincent's Hospital in Santa Fe on Monday, July 14, 2003 following a short illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl Nelson Boule and Bertha Stewart-Boule and his grandparents, Peter and Lavinia Stewart. Earl was survived by his wife of 59 years, Betty Lou and his children, Mike and Margarita Boule, Bunny and Daniel Sanchez, Wendy and Ben Baczenas, and Cindy Boule and companion, Randy Baker, and his brother, Robert C. Boule. He is also survived by six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Earl proudly served as a Navy Pilot in the South Pacific during WWII; he attended UNM and was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity, Associated General Contractors, Sunport Optimists and Ducks Unlimited. Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held in his honor at 4:00 p.m., on Thursday, July 17, 2003, at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, with Rev. Clyde Stanfield officiating. Interment will be held at the National Cemetery in Santa Fe, on Friday, July 18, 2003, at 1:30 p.m. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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Casaus -- Gilbert M. Casaus, 68, died on Monday, July 14, 2003. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carlos M. and Isabel G. Casaus. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Agneda Casaus; two sons, Steven M. Casaus and wife, Marie-Helene of Albuquerque, Daniel M. Casaus of Santa Barbara, CA, five granddaughters, Lisa, Anna, Sara, Camille and Noelle Casaus. Five brothers, Carlos Casaus and wife, Delia, Isidore (Mike) Casaus and wife, Cecelia, Eugene Casaus and wife, Tina, Victor Casaus and wife, Maida, Ernest Casaus and wife, Jennie, all of Albuquerque. Three sisters, Marcella Martinez, Christine Casaus of Albuquerque, Dolores Fay of Inglewood, CO. Many special nieces and nephews. Gilbert was born in Santa Fe, NM, raised in Santa Rosa, NM until his move to Albuquerque in 1958. He served in the U.S. Army from 1955 thru 1958, stationed at Fort Campbell, KY. He was a longtime member of the Elks Lodge #461. He was a business owner in the Albuquerque area for 30 years, of Duke City Body Rebuilding, until his retirement in 1997. Gilbert loved to tell stories of his ranching days in Elvira, New Mexico as a young man and share his knowledge of New Mexico history. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Parish. Rosary will be recited at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, 4020 Lomas Blvd. NE, Wednesday, July 16, at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, July 17, at Our Lady of Fatima at 10:00 a.m. Cremation will follow services. Pallbearers will be Michael Casaus, David Martinez, Robert Casaus, Carlos Santistevan, Adam Padilla and Robert Chavez. Honorary pallbearers will be Chris Padilla, Eric Padilla, David Estrada, Joe Villanueva and Robert Myklak. Friends may visit French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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Catanach -- Alfredo Catanach passed away on July 11, 2003, at the family residence after a prolonged illness. He was born on February 18, 1919, in Santa Fe to Leo David and Crucita Catanach who preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Amelia; daughters Evangeline Andrews and husband Ray of Pueblo, Colorado; Stephanie McDonald and husband, Louis of Corrales, NM; grandchildrenm Renee Robinson and husbandm Tim, Stacey Andrews, Ian McDonald and Kimberly McDonald; brother, John B. Catanach and wife, Rebecca; sister, Augustina McDuff and husband, Gerald; uncle, Eddie Catanach, Sr.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Pallbearers will be Ray Andrews, Sam Catanach, Ernest Martinez, Louis McDonald, Don McDuff and Ray Velarde. Honorary pallbearers will be Ian McDonald, Tim Robinson and Tim Sepp. Alfredo graduated from St. Michael's High School in 1938. Following graduation, he began working for Public Service Company of New Mexico where he delivered electric bills by bicycle until he enlisted in the Navy on October 28, 1942. During World War II, he served in the Pacific Theater of War as a first-class radio technician. After being honorably discharged from the Navy in October 1945, Alfredo returned to work for Public Service Company where he was employed for more than 42 years as a journeyman electrician. Alfredo was an active member of Cristo Rey Catholic Church in Santa Fe and was a lector and eucharistic minister. He was also involved in many religious activities and organizations including Knights of Columbus, Union Protectivia, Faith In Action, Cursillo Movement, Marriage Enrichment and IHM Seminary Auxiliary. Following his retirement, Alfredo spent much of his time traveling with Amelia in Europe, and to visit his friends and family. The funeral mass will be celebrated at Cristo Rey Catholic Church on Wednesday, July 16, 2003 at 10:00 a.m.. Interment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to Cristo Rey Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Berardinelli Family Funeral Service, 1399 Luisa Street, 984-8600.
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Chavez -- Vences G. Chavez died Monday, July 14, 2003 in Albuquerque at the age of 81. Mr. Chavez is survived by his wife, Tina Chavez; son, Richard Chavez; daughters, Gloria Encinias and husband, Dan, Ann Asmus and husband, Phil, and Lupe Chavez; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral Services for Mr. Chavez will be held on Wednesday, July 16, 2003 at 9:00 a.m. at the Mt. Calvary Chapel. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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