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Gutierrez -- Hilario Gutierrez, known as Lalo, Larry and Grandpa, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2002 in Albuquerque. Lalo is survived by his daughter, Vicki Gutierrez-Vallejos and husband, Larry; mother, Hericelda Gutierrez Silva; sister, Cecilia Mirabal; brother, Edward Gutierrez and wife, Ruth; longtime companion, Elsie Madrid and her family, Ronny, Beatrice, Debbie, Angela, Jeanette, Crystal and Patricia; 23 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; God daughter, Cynthia Torres; nephew, Ray Gutierrez, and many other nieces and nephews, family and friends in Albuquerque and Valencia County. He was preceded in death by his wife, Tomasita. Services will be held at San Jose Catholic Parish, 2401 Broadway Blvd SE. A Rosary will be recited on Thursday, October 17, 2002, at 7:00pm. A Mass will be celebrated on Friday, October 18, 2002, at 9:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Anthony Guebara, Joseph Madrid, Joe Mirabal, Eddie Mirabal, Richard Mirabal, and David Mirabal. Honorary pallbearer will be Andrew Aubuchon. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th NW Albuquerque, 343-8008.
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Gutierrez -- Maria"Mary" Gutierrez, a resident of Albuquerque, died Sunday, October 13, 2002. She is survived by her brother, Sigifredo Bustos and wife, Selestina of Texas; daughters, Eloisa Lucero and husband, Tony of Albuquerque, Alicia Hughes and husband, Pete of San Acacia, Maria Padilla and husband, Carlos of Espanola and Santa Jeffers and husband, Chester of Albuquerque; son, Modesto Gutierrez and wife, Meg of Rio Rancho; grandchildren, Brenda Hughes, Rosemary Connor, Doreen Romero, Mary Frances Jeffers, Denise Padilla, Joaquin Gutierrez and Christofor Jeffers; eight great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Gutierrez was preceded in death by her husband, Modesto Gutierrez; daughters, Isabel Gutierrez and Luisa Gutierrez. She was a member of the Rio Grande Presbyterian Church. Services will be held Thursday, 2:00 p.m., at Calvary Chapel of Albuquerque, 4001 Osuna Rd. NE, with Pastor C.B. Blankenship officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. Friends may visit Calvary Chapel of Albuquerque, one hour prior to service. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5800 Lomas NE, 87110.
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Harms -- Rachel L. Harms, 79, a resident of Albuquerque, died Sunday, October 13, 2002. She is survived by her sons, Maynard Toensing and wife, Judith of Albuquerque, Clayton Toensing and wife, Anne of Bellview, WA and Gene Toensing of Albuquerque; daughters, Carolyn Homp and husband, Philip of Wisconsin and Gloria Krebs and husband, Jacob of Denver, CO; stepdaughters, Claudia Weber and husband, Ron of Edgewood, Tammy Garcia and husband, George and Rhonda Gonzales and husband, Ron, all of Albuquerque; stepsons, Michael Harms and wife, Stephanie of Clayton, CA, Monte Harms and wife, Rose of Albuquerque and Irwin Harms and wife, Debbie of Tijeras; 23 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Margaret Wolff of Phoenix, AZ and Marguerite Rooney and husband, John of Minnesota; and brother, Robert Krug and wife, Arline of Litchfield, MN. Mrs. Harms was preceded in death by her sister, Charlotte Halverson; and brother, Ralph Krug. Services will be held Saturday, 2:00 p.m., at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 300 Gold Ave. SE, with Pastor Randy Walquist officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE, Friday, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Building on God's Blessing Fund Immanuel Lutheran Church, 300 Gold Ave. SE, 87102. Arrangements by French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Ingram -- Martha Lee Langley Ingram, 88, was born in Lee County, Virgina, Hagan Holler in August of 1914. She passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2002 at home with her son and granddaughters present. Her father, Felix Langley, was a coal-miner. Her mother, Lucy Jane Scott Langley, was a homemaker and farmer. Martha Lee was the oldest of seven children, and her parents had a strong belief in education. She grew up working in the garden and fields. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Radford College, Virginia. Her first school was a one-room school at Martins Fork, Kentucky. She then taught three years at Hagan Elementary and three years at St. Charles in Lee County, Virginia. In 1945 she came to Belen, New Mexico and married M.H. Ingram, a railroader. In 1956, she began teaching in Magdalena where she taught mathematics. After 27 years of dedicated teaching, she retired to enjoy her vegetable garden, outside chores, and her family. She continued in the education field, tutoring at the University of New Mexico, Valencia Campus. She was also the treasurer for the New Mexico Retired Teachers. She was preceded in death by her sister, Stella and her husband, Monnie Ingram. Martha is survived by her sisters, Myrtle, Nellie Mae, Virginia Edith Langley; her brothers, Alfred William Langley of Lee County, Virginia, Billy Cecil and his wife, Sierra Sue; nephews, Jeffery Allen, and Christopher Lee Langley and his wife, Trish with great nieces, Rachael LeAnne and Victoria Rae Skinner; great-nephew, Jesse Alexander, all of Northern Virginia; his two sons, Henry Issac and his wife, Virginia of Belen, NM; her grandson, David Issac and his wife, Jessica Ingram; great-grandchildren, Mercedes Michelle, Tyler Issac; granddaughters, Jenni Renee Ingram and Karen Amy Diaz and her husband, Gabriel and great-grandchildren, Brittany Marie; and Brandon Gabriel of Bernalillo, NM; Everett William and his wife, Colleen of Sandoval County, NM; granddaughter, Lorie Dawn van Ongevalle and her husband, Alan of Amarillo, Texas. All Services will take place in the Romero Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation will be held on Friday, October 19, 2002 from 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. and on Saturday, October 19, 2002 at 9:00 a.m. A Funeral Service will be celebrated on Saturday, October 19, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Larry Wills officiating. Interment will follow at the Terrace Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David Ingram, Alan van Ongevalle, Gabriel Diaz, Carl Dodd, Matt Metevier, and Justin Caillouette. Honorary Pallbearers will be Johnny Sanchez and Ed Guin. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen, NM 87002.
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Jaramillo -- The Rosary for Margaret M. Jaramillo will be recited Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Garcia Mortuary 8th and Stover. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 9:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Reverend Father James Moore, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Visitations will be Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Garcia Mortuary. Casket Bearers will be John Jaramillo, Carlos Jaramillo, Mark Mora, Manuel Goitia III, Joe Romero and Louie Romero. Services are in the care of Garcia Mortuary 717 Stover S.W.
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Jojola -- Justin A. Jojola, 21, a lifelong resident of Albuquerque, NM, died unexpectedly in a car accident, Saturday, October 12, 2002. He is survived by his mother, Phyllis and husband, Chris Marquez of Albuquerque; father, Joe A. Jojola of Albuquerque; brother, Aaron Jojola and wife, Felicia of Albuquerque; maternal grandparents, John and Ida Mae Garcia of Albuquerque; paternal grandparents, Mary Jojola of Albuquerque and Leandro Jojola of Socorro; daughter, Payden Nichole Pyron of Glendale, GA; and nephew, Estevan Jojola of Albuquerque. Justin was a 1999 graduate of Manzano High School. He was in the Air Force, stationed at Holloman Air Force Base, Alamogordo, NM. Justin was a thoughtful and caring son, brother, uncle, grandson, nephew and cousin. Justin was an avid football and sports fan who loved cars. Mass will be celebrated Thursday, October 17, 2002, 9:00 a.m., at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 11401 Indian School Rd. NE. Interment will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery. French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
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Kuchar -- In Loving Memory of WAYNE E. KUCHAR December 5, 1932 - October 15, 2002What could be better than living sixty-nine years in this great country? His wife and children.Wayne E. Kuchar, 69, a resident of Albuquerque since 1972, died on the 15th day of October, 2002 at Presbyterian Hospital after a courageous battle against malignant melanoma. Wayne is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Helen C. Kuchar; and four children, daughter, Cecile Minnich (BS, Registered Dietitian, MA Healtchcare Administration) and husband, Scott Minnich, (DDS and Col. U.S. Army, RET); grandson, Jeff of Colorado Springs, CO; son, Ken Kuchar (BSEE and Director at a major semiconductor manufacturer) and wife, Carrie; grandson, Jace of Austin, TX; son, Brian Kuchar (Best damn Delivery Driver in Albuquerque) and wife, Faith of Albuquerque, NM; and daughter, Christine Brown (MA Educational Psychology) and husband, Bill Brown (BS Archaeology) of Ann Arbor, MI. He is also survived by his brothers and their families, Ken Kuchar (BS Pharmacy) and wife, Eleanor in Ontario, CA, and their four children, Marvin Kuchar (Ph.D. in Chemistry) and wife, Unie in Provo, UT and their six children, William Kuchar, MD and wife, Cynthia Kuchar in Santa Fe, NM and two children; stepbrother, Carl Wheeler (BA Education) and wife, Verla Wheeler, in Safford, AZ and four children; stepsister, Betty Jean Lawrence (BA Education) and husband, Bud Lawrence of May's Lick, KY; first cousins, Milton Wojtylka in Casper, WY, Sister Ann, David Wojtylka in Pueblo, CO., and Anita Louise Warren of St. Johns, AZ. Wayne was born in the small mining town of Gilman, CO and spent his very early years in the mining towns of Redcliff, Telluride, Silverton and Trinidad, Co., and Ash Peak, AZ. His father, William Kuchar was appointed Deputy State Mine Inspector for Arizona and Wayne and his three surviving brothers and stepbrother and stepsister completed grade school and high school in Southern AZ then each went on to earn college degrees. Wayne has always been proud of his humble roots and upbringing where he and his brothers never learned the meaning of the word"quit". Even though their father died when they were young their mother, Katherine, worked as a cook and waitress to keep the home their dad had built and provide for their children. Wayne and his brothers worked any job available when they were growing up, from picking cotton to delivering newspapers and loading crop duster airplanes before school. After graduating from the University of California in 1958, Wayne went to work for Boeing where he worked in the design and testing of gas turbine engines. He remembers those early days where some spectacular engine failures occurred and he helped determine the failure causes and fixes. In 1961, he worked for FMC Corp., Ordnance Div. on a missile controlled launcher system. Later, one of his proudest achievements was working on the APOLLO Program where he was responsible for the structural analysis and vibration testing of the Apollo High Gain Antenna for a subcontractor to North American Aviation from 1965 through 1972. He moved to Albuquerque in 1972 to work for The BDM Corporation. At BDM he was proud to have worked with some fine people on a wide range of projects from structural analysis of EMP structures at KAFB, covert programs with the government; including the B2 Airplane, automobile air bag assembly lines, weapons analysis and testing, nuclear programs, the ARGUS Program at KAFB and others. After he retired in 1995, he pursued his favorite hobby, fly fishing, until his death. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Thursday at Chapel of Sandia, 7601 Wyoming Boulevard NE. Services will be heldat 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 18, 2002 at Gate of Heaven Mausoleum Chapel, 7999 Wyoming Boulevard NE. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Melanoma Research Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by patients and their families. Arrangements are by Sandia Funeral Care, 7601 Wyoming Boulevard NE, 821-0010.
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McSorley-Morgan -- Virginia McSorley-Morgan, 87, a resident of Albuquerque since the 1940s, died Sunday, October 13, 2002. She is survived by her sons, Joe McSorley and State Senator Cisco McSorley and wife, Joanne Kuestner, all of Albuquerque; granddaughters, Eloesa McSorley of Albuquerque but attending Wellesley College and Meaghan McSorley of Albuquerque; sister, Rosemary Meehan and husband, John of Rockville Centre, NY; and brothers, John Norton and wife, Jane of Long Island, NY and Jim Norton of Long Beach, NY. Mrs. Morgan was preceded in death by her first husband, Major Frank N. McSorley and second husband, John Morgan; sons, John McSorley and Richard McSorley. She received her Master Degree in Social Work from Fordham University. Virginia worked as a teacher in addition to being a wife and mother. She was Director of Catholic Social Services in Albuquerque and Director of Medical Social Services at St. Joseph's Hospital. Virginia volunteered for various charities and religious organizations including the St. Vincent De Paul Society and Peace and Social Justice. She traveled extensively to Asia, the Middle East, Central America, South America and Europe. Virginia loved to play the piano. She sponsored many Cuban and Vietnamese refugees. Mass will be celebrated Thursday, 1:30 p.m., at the Newman Center, 1815 Las Lomas Rd. NE, with Father Robert J. Keller, O.P., Celebrant. Pallbearers will be Joe McSorley, Cisco McSorley, Eloesa McSorley, Don Schubert, Robert Flanagan and Tom McTigue. Honorary Pallbearer will be her Godson, Richard Marlborough. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Myers -- Mae Beth Myers, 75, a native of Albuquerque, was called home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 16, 2002. She is survived by her husband, Victor V, Myers of Albuquerque, her daughters, Vee Ann Miller and Vicki Dru Fraker of Denver, CO, and her son, Mark Steven Myers of Mesa, AZ. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Dylan of Arizona and Jordan, Bethany, Jonathan and Anna, all of Colorado. Beth had a deep faith in Christ, and lived a life of service to others. She served in the Stephen Ministry, reaching people in crisis, through Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church where she was a member. She ministered to women through Bible Study Fellowship for over 25 years. Beth loved children and was a gifted teacher. She helped found the early childhood program at East San Jose School and La Mesa Presbyterian Church Little School, where she touched many young lives. She graduated from Albuquerque High School and earned a degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of New Mexico. She was active in the National Association for the Education of Young Children. A memorial celebration of her life and service to the Lord will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2002, at 11:00 a.m., at Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church located at Academy and Moon NE. She will be laid to rest at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation, Presbyterian Kaseman Hospice Inpatient Unit, PO Box 26666, 87125. French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE.
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Nevarez -- Quinn J. Nevarez, 35, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away suddenly on October 8, 2002. Quinn was born on March 13, 1967 in Germany to Jose and Dietlinde Egler Nevarez. He was a very loving and devoted husband and father. Quinn had attended St. Bernadette Catholic Church and recently became a member of Eastgate Church in Albuquerque. His favorite pastime was watching old western movies and spending time with his children. He was preceded in death by his brother, Victor Campbell. Quinn is survived by his beloved wife, Esther Nevarez of the family home; his precious children, Quinn, Jr., Jacob, and only daughter, Alina; his step-children, Frank Alire and wife, Virginia, Louis Alire, all of Albuquerque; his father, Jose Nevarez and Alicia of Albuquerque; mother, Dietlinde and husband, Alfred Reiss of Germany; grandson, Adrian; brothers, Anthony Nevarez and wife, Bernadette, Noel Nevarez, both of Albuquerque; step-brothers, Brian Campbell, Dirk Reiss; brothers-in-law, John, James, Jose, Ray; sisters-in-law, Shari, Linda, Lorraine, Denise; aunts, Sally Neal, Virginia Nevarez, Debbie Cordova, Gloria Nevarez, Ann Nevarez; uncles, Charlie Nevarez, Cruz Nevarez, Danny Nevarez, Ralph Neal, Frank Cordova; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews including his loving nieces, Vanessa and Melissa; very special friends, Andrew Valenzuela, David and Stephanie Savage, Co-Madre, Anna and Steve Encinias; and his canine companion, Scar. He will be dearly missed by all of his family and friends. A visitation for Quinn will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2002 at 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Sunrise Funeral Options, with a Rosary being recited at 6:30 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Bernadette Catholic Church (11401 Indian School Rd. NE) with Deacon Byron Wicker, Officiant. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Frank Alire, Anthony Nevarez, Noel Nevarez, Sal Nevarez, Aaron Nevarez, and Carlos Nevarez. Services are under the care of Sunrise Funeral Options, 2400 Southern Blvd., Rio Rancho, NM (505) 891-9192.
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