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Mcnutt -- Walter L. McNutt, 89, a resident of Albuquerque for 67 years, died Monday, February 5, 2001. He is survived by his daughter, Kathleen Denholm and husband, Tom of Spokane, WA; three grandchildren, Cade Walter Smith of Alaska, Denisha Lenay Berg and husband, Marc of Seattle, WA and Leala Marie Smith of Spokane, WA; and two great-grandchildren, Kian Benton Berg and Kyler Marcus Berg. Mr. McNutt was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Henrietta, two brothers, and one sister. He was a member of Immanuel Presbyterian Church. Mr. McNutt graduated from Central Arkansas University and received his Master's of Education from the University of New Mexico. He was past President and past Lt. Governor of Kiwanis Club, a life member of the National Education Association, and served his country in both the Army and Air Force and also in the Reserves. Memorial Services will be held Friday, 11:00 a.m., at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 114 Carlisle Blvd. SE, with Rev. Joyce Lieberman and Rev. Chris Lieberman officiating. Private interment has taken place at Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE, Thursday, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 114 Carlisle Blvd. SE, 87106 or KNME, University of NM, 1200 University Blvd. NE, 87102 or to the charity of your choice. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Montoya -- Mr. Erineo Montoya, 89, born to Juan and Josefa Montoya on November 16, 1911. Mr. Montoya was a resident of Cuba, New Mexico and Albuquerque. Mr. Montoya, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2001. Mr. Montoya is the beloved husband of 53 years to Mrs. Casilda Montoya. He is also survived by his sons, Andy and wife, Judy, Lee and wife, Becky, Ed and wife, Linda and Danny Montoya; one daughter, Irene Montoya-Byars and husband, Garry; 16 grandchildren, Christopher, Josette, Andrew, Robert, Christine, Roxanne, Danna, Michelle, Damian, Dominic, Lindsey, Fabian, Jacinta, Raquel, Justine and Adrian; six great-grandchildren, Joseph, Dominic, Savannah, Angelica, Daisy and Jeremy; two sisters, Bassilla Cordova and husband, Paul and Elfides Angel; many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by two grandchildren, Yolanda and Jeffrey. Mr. Montoya, was a member of the Catholic Church, A proud Veteran of World War II, His tour included the invasion of Normady. He was also a member of the D.A.V. Chapter 3 and American Legion Post 69. Mr. Montoya, was a loving and caring husband and father. He was devoted to his wife and children, loyal and trusted friend, adminred and loved by all who knew him. Mr. Montoya, was also a Democratic Nomination for Probate Judge in 1956. A Rosary will be recited Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. at St. Thereses Catholic Church, 300 Mildred NW with visitation at the church after 6:30 p.m. George Lucero and George Armijo will recite the Rosary. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church with Final Visitation at the church after 9:30 a.m. Father John Plan, Celebrant. Interment will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. with military honors. Pallbearers will be Dominic Montoya, Robert Montoya, Richard Lucero, Dennis Lucero, Damian Chavez and Fabian Chavez. Honorary will be Fermin Montoya and Lionel Chavez. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Rd SW in charge of the arrangements.
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Morse -- Donald E. Morse, a longtime Albuquerque resident, died Saturday, February 3, 2001. He is survived by Kathy, his wife of 41 years; daughter, Kelly Sullivan and husband, Marty; son, Dan Morse and wife, Kim; granddaughters, Sarah, Amanda, Stephanie, Julia Sullivan and Kaitlyn Morse; grandson, Kyle Morse. Don is also survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Harvey and Janell Morse; brother and sister-in-law, Jim Morgans and Diane Donaghy; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Carol and Bill Gregory; special cousin, Dorothy Kendall; cousin, Charles Cooper; and many beloved nieces and nephews. Don was born October 19, 1932 in St. Louis, MO. After his father's death, he and his mother and brother moved to Albuquerque in 1938 where he attended elementary and junior high school. He attended Santa Fe High School and graduated in 1950. Don played football, basketball, and baseball at Santa Fe High where he received many athletic honors including selection to the All District Basketball and All State Football teams. Don attended the University of New Mexico on a football scholarship and was a member of UNMs 1952 National Defensive football team. He was inducted into UNM's Athletic Hall of Honor as a member of that team. Upon college graduation in 1954, Don attended Air Force Navigation School and received his wings in 1955. After his discharge in 1958, he joined the Air Force Ready Reserve, retiring in 1982 as a Lt. Colonel. Following Don's military service, he returned to Albuquerque and began an insurance career that covered 39 years of which the last 21 years were spent as the Executive Vice President for Market Finders, Inc, New Mexico's largest insurance general agency. He retired from that position in 1998. Don was devoted to his family, and his children and grandchildren brought him tremendous joy. He was greatly loved by his family and friends. We will miss him terribly. Cremation has taken place and Memorial Services will be held Friday, February 9, 2001, 9:00 a.m., at First Presbyterian Church, 215 Locust NE, with Dr. Paul Debenport and Rev. Carl Soderberg officiating. Interment of cremains will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made in Don's name to the American Cancer Society, Attn: Carla Ramirez, 5800 Lomas Blvd. NE, 87110. Arrangements by French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd, NE.
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Paine -- Harold Paine died on Sunday Morning, February 4, 2001 in his Bloomfield, NM home after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 81. Hal Paine was born to a farming family of seven children in Atkinson, Maine, March 27, 1919. After attending Farmington Teacher's College, Harvard, and Boston University and serving in the military from 1941 to 1945, he married Armella ArmieGluhank of Lorain, Ohio in 1947. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology in 1950 from Case Western Reserve, served on the faculty of Kent State University, and practiced clinical psychology for over 44 years. He moved to Albuquerque in 1960, where he established a private practice and worked extensively with APS, the Child Guidance Center, the Family Court, and All Faiths Receiving Home. He was twice the president of New Mexico Psychological Association and served for six years as Chair of the Examination Board. He is survived by his wife of 53 years; and by two sisters, Arlene Osias and Myrtle Barker. He is also survived by his five children and fifteen grandchildren, Joan Paine (Mother Susanna) of Santa Rosa, California; Harriet Brown, husband, Cordell, and children, Cordell John, Trevor, Hadley, and Alex, of Houston; Judy Harris, husband, Mike, and children, Alisa, Dawn, Sarah, Aaron, Elizabeth, and Maria, who live next door in Bloomfield; Mike, wife, Elizabeth Baca, and children, Arcadia, Nick, and Jackson, of Farmington; and Chuck, wife, Susan, and children, Kellen and Dana, of Albuquerque. After retiring in 1994, he moved to a house on Bloomfield farmland in 1997, where he enjoyed his grandchildren and once again living in the country. He died at home, peacefully, with his family around him. A private family service will be held at the family cabin. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the charity of your choice or the Parents Television Council, 325 South Patrick Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.
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Rarrick -- David Louis Rarrick, R.N., 49, passed suddenly on February 5, 2001. He is survived by his best friend and wife, Patricia; his father, Harold; his sister, Susan Herrera and husband, James, children, James Kristopher Herrera, Jason Tucker, Rachel Areadna Herrera; grandchildren, Jacob Herrera and Brandon Tucker; brothers, Mark and Shawn Rarrick, Shawn's wife, Kimberly, children, Samantha and Christine; his in-laws, Wendell and Marge Biggers and Wendell Biggers, Jr. and family; grandmother, Maxine Garrison of OK; and numerous other relatives and friends and Psycho-Killer, his cat of many years. He was preceded in death by his mother, Billie Rarrick in July 2000. David graduated from Sandia High School in 1969 and entered the US Army in December 1969. He served in Vietnam as a Clinical Specialist (LPN) with the 101st Airborne both in combat and as village doctor from December 1970 to December 1971. He returned to the White Sands Missile Range where he was honorably discharged in December 1972. He then received his R.N. degree from St. Joseph's College in Albuquerque. After working several years as a Critical Care R.N. in So. California, he returned to Albuquerque in 1992. He worked in various nursing and management positions until his death. He was known as David the Night Nurse for his desire to work nights. David loved the excitement in life, his latest activity with Patricia was SCUBA diving. He was a great uncle, sharing the excitement with nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by his family and colleagues for his good humor and presence. Services will be held Thursday, 10:30 a.m. at the French Mortuary-Westside Chapel, 9300 Golf Course Rd. NW with Rev. Mark Denton officiating. Interment will take place at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Friends may visit French Mortuary-Westside, 9300 Golf Course Rd. NW, Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Vietnam Veterans National Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 608, Angel Fire, NM, 87710.
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Rauch -- C. Stanley "Pete" Rauch, 84, retired tax accountant, who lived in Albuquerque since 1978, died peacefully Friday, February 2, 2001. Pete was born in Pittsburgh, PA on June 8, 1916. He graduated from Kane High School in 1936 and American University in Washington, DC in 1940. He worked as assistant to the Treasurer of American University until he enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1942. Pete graduated from training at the Coast Guard Academy as an ensign. He served in the Pacific taking part in several invasions including Iwo Jima. He first served on LSTs (Landing Ship Tanks) and later on frigates. Pete returned to civilian life and the University in 1945 with the rank of lieutenant. In 1946, he became affiliated with Price Waterhouse & Company, as a certified public accountant, and worked in their offices in Washington, DC, Long Island, NY and New York City until he retired in 1978. Throughout his career, he was active in the professional organizations in his field, serving as an officer of the Nassau County and New York State CPA Associations. The Rauchs moved to Albuquerque where Pete did volunteer work for many years, particularly with the Small Business Administration and the Albuquerque Public Library. The Rauchs were also members of the Albuquerque Country Club, where Pete indulged his passion for playing golf. He played frequently until illness forced him to give up his game. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jean; two beloved children, Eric and Kristin; daughter-in-law, Barbara; son-in-law, Richard Reif; four grandsons, David, Brian and Michael Rauch and Richard Reif II. The Rauch Family would like to invite friends to honor and celebrate Pete's life at an open house at his home on Wednesday, February 7, 2001 between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
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Ruddick -- Lois A. Ruddick, 78, born and raised in New Mexico and a resident of Albuquerque since 1952, died Monday, February 5, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Marvin Eugene Ruddick of Albuquerque; one daughter, Ann Williams; three sons, A.V. Romero and companion, Susan Heaton; Edward Romero and wife, Linda; A.J. Romero and wife, Karen; eight grandchildren, Jaymz Ryms and wife, Delayne of Georgia, Lisa Yvette Williams and Roxanne Williams, both of El Paso, TX, Rhonda Edwards, Billy Edwards and companion, Emily, Albert Romero Jr. and wife, Cynthia, Holli Elkins and husband, Mike, and Julie Romero and companion, Javis, all of Albuquerque; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Frank Vigil of Albuquerque; and two sisters, Pauline Duran of Albuquerque and Frances Gonzales of Denver, CO. Mrs. Ruddick worked as a Beautician for over 35 years and was the owner/operator of both the Beauty Corner and Curl-Up Salons. She was a member of Eastern Hills Baptist Church. Services will be held Friday, February 9, 2001 at 2:30 p.m., at Eastern Hills Baptist Church, 3100 Morris NE, with Pastor Larry Miller officiating. Arrangements by Aspen Funeral Alternatives, 1935 Juan Tabo NE (323-9000).
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Schneider -- Elouise Schneider, 74, died Monday, February 5, 2001, after a long illness. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Gene Schneider of Albuquerque; children, Jacquelyn Lee Sims and husband, Jack of Arlington, TX, William Garth Schneider and wife, Patricia of Edgewood, NM and Dana P. Schneider of Los Alamos, CA; grandchildren, Teri Lee Foster and husband, Steve, Mark E. Sims, Crystal Brianne Schneider, and Gaven R. Schneider; great-grandson, Austin Taylor Foster; sisters, Faye Hayes and husband, Dorman, Bertha Leach, Lera Brown and Ruby Hayward; and by many other family members and friends. Elouise was a member of Hoffmantown Church. Services will be held Wednesday, February 7, 2001, 2:00 p.m. at French Mortuary Wyoming Chapel, 7121 Wyoming NE. Friends may visit Tuesday, February 6, 2001, from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming NE.
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Scott -- Robert W. Scott passed away January 25, 2001. Bob was born on January 7, 1922 in Palisade, CO to Walter and Myrtle Scott and graduated from Palisade High School in 1941. He attended Mesa Junior College prior to joining the Navy in 1942, where he served on a Destroyer in the Pacific Theater for three years. He married Virginia Echternach on July 28, 1945, and was discharged from the Navy in September 1945. He graduated from the University of Colorado in 1949, with a B.S. degree in Business Administration. Bob joined the Grand Junction Office of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission shortly after graduation and served the AEC and successor agencies in Grand Junction, Idaho Falls, ID and Albuquerque, NM, where he retired as Assistant Manager of Administration in 1980. He joined Aerojet General Corporation, an aerospace firm in La Jolla, CA and was assigned to the Corporate Staff at the Liquid Fuel Plants in Sacramento, CA. He and Virginia returned to Grand Junction in 1985. Bob was a life member of BPO Elks, a past Master of the Palisade Masonic Lodge, the Scottish Rite, El Jebel Shrine and the Palisade Masonic Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Virginia; two children, Tom Scott and wife, Madeleine of Westminster, CO and Susan Hook and husband, Tommy of White Rock, NM; four grandsons, Robby and Ryan Hook and Ben and Alex Scott; and a brother, Jerry of Oak Harbor, WA. He was preceded in death by his parents and a stillborn baby boy. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Grand Valley Hospice and Palliative Care Center, P.O. Box 60307, Grand Junction, CO 81506; Shrine Hospital for Children, Salt Lake City, UT 84103; or the First United Methodist Church. Services were held Monday, January 29, 2001 at the First United Methodist Church in Grand Junction.
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Sedillo -- Fidel M. Sedillo, 90, a resident of Albuquerque and a World War II veteran, passed away on February 4, 2001 after battling cancer. He is preceded in death by his parents, Augustine and Onofre Sedillo, and by his brothers and sisters, Antonio, Epimenio and Melcor Sedillo, and Juanita and Veneranda Sedillo. He is also preceded in death by his sister, Gregorita M. Sedillo and a nephew, Lawrence Bernal. He is survived by a sister, Emma S. Bernal, who has taken care of him since he became ill. He is also survived by a daughter, Rose Marie Navarette; and several grandchildren; and his special Godson, David Lopez whom he loved very much. Mr. Sedillo was a violinist since the age of 8. Mr. Sedillo is also survived by his nieces and nephews, Veneranda Lopez and husband, Margarito, Ernest Bernal and wife, Eva, Leonard Bernal and wife, Rebecca, Yvonne Sanchez and husband, Placido, Bernice Trujillo and husband, Delbert and Tina Martinez and husband, Gilbert; he is also survived by many nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; cousins; and many wonderful friends and neighbors. A special thank you to Quality Continuum Hospice, especially Richard Garcia, Rebecca Whitlock, Martha Garcia, Cindy Depping and Cathy Conrad. You will always hold a special place in our hearts because you were so caring to Fidel, even though he was with you for only a short time, you made his last days very special. We love you all! Visitation for Fidel will be held in the mortuary Chapel on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. A Rosary will be recited on Tuesday, February 6, 2001 at San Jose Church led by James J. Rael at 7:00 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at San Jose Church, with James J. Rael and his choir. Christian Burial will follow at the Mount Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David Lopez, Lenny Bernal, Joseph Bernal, Eric Martinez, Chris Bernal, and Isidoro Zamora. Honorary Pallbearers will be his nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Salazar & Sons Mortuary, 400 Third St. SW.
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