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Blumenfeld -- Arthur A. Blumenfeld died peacefully on Friday, November 3, 2000, after a fourteen-year fight against lymphoma and myelodysplasia. He is survived by his wife, Jane Ann Blumenfeld; daughter, Willow Harth; grandson, Ben Diller and his wife, Mari; and his great-granddaughter, Hana. He is preceded in death by his sons, Cameron and Daniel Reid. He is also survived by his mother, Lee Blumenfeld; brother, Gerald Blumenfeld; sister, Carole Rosenberg; numerous nieces and nephews; and other family members and friends. He will be sorely missed. In spite of his illness, Art remained active up until six months ago. He was an expert on New Mexico economics, taxation, and finance. His advice was sought by many. Art graduated with a BBA and an MBA from the University of New Mexico and a PhD in Economics from the University of Colorado. He directed the Bureau of Business Research and served on the Business School faculty for many years until he became Director of Finance and Administration for the City of Albuquerque in 1974. In 1989, he was appointed the City's Chief Administrative Officer by Mayor Louis Saavedra. Art served on the board of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada and was elected president of GFOA, serving in 1984-85. He was elected to the Anderson Schools of Management Foundation Hall of Fame in 1991. For many years, Art served on the Board of Directors of the NMSO and the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Recently, he served on the board of the Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque. He was also active on the Bernalillo County Audit Committee, chaired the advisory Committee of the UNM School of Public Administration, and served on the Board of Advisors on Schools for the Management Foundation. He enjoyed this service and always gave freely of his time and experience. Art was a strong advocate of City-County consolidation of Albuquerque/Bernalillo County governments, and was very involved in the campaign for constitutional amendment #1. Art and his family enjoyed camping and other outdoor activities; bird watching has been a hobby since 1966. He was an excellent wildlife photographer. He was very active in the cultural life of the city and state. The family would like to thank Dr. Clark Haskins, the doctors, nurses, and staff of the New Mexico Oncology Hematology Consultants, Ltd. as well as the nurses and staff of Unit 5B Presbyterian Hospital for their compassionate and professional care over many years. Donations may be made in Art's memory to the UNM Foundation, 700 Lomas Blvd., Suite 108, for the Arthur Blumenfeld Endowed Lecture Series in the School of Public Administration or to Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, #98 Winrock Ctr., 2100 Louisiana NE, 87110. Cremation has taken place. A service celebrating Art's life will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 11, 2000 at the KiMo Theatre, 5th and Central in downtown Albuquerque. Parking is available in the municipal lot at 5th and Copper, NW. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Carter -- Mitchel M. Carter, 89, a resident of Albuquerque since 1952, died Saturday, November 4, 2000. He is survived by his sons, Joseph William Carter of Albuquerque, Mitchel M. Carter of San Diego, CA and Eric P. Carter and wife, Carole of Thorton, CO; daughter, Shannan L. Carter of Peralta; three grandchildren; brother, J. Clemont Carter of Colts Neck, NJ; and sister, Dottie Carter Hughes and husband, Sheldon of Park Forrest, IL. He is preceded in death by his wife, Helen S. Carter; and daughter, Neville R. Carter. Mr. Carter served in the US Navy during WWII. He was a member of the Former FBI Agents. Private services have been held. Memorial contributions may be made to All Faiths Receiving Home, 1709 Moon St. NE, 87112 or Presbyterian Kaseman Hospice Inpatient Unit, P.O. Box 26666, 87125-6666. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Childs -- Sherry L. Childs, a devoted and beloved wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend to many, passed away Friday, November 3, 2000 surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Jerry Childs; daughter, Lori Tufaro and husband, Jerry; and granddaughter, Rachel; sons, Jay Childs and wife, Kathleen with a grandson due in January; Jon Childs and wife, Lisa all of Albuquerque; mother, Clara Billingsley of Clovis, NM; sister, Toni Betty and husband, Robert of Concan, TX; brother, Phillip Billingsley and wife, Gay of Las Cruces, NM; father-in-law, Elvis Childs of Farwekk, TX; nieces and nephews, Robert Betty and wife, Becca, Mike Billingsley and wife, Stephanie, Jeff Betty and wife, Anita and Tonya Billingsley and numerous great-nieces and nephews; special family, Todd and Rosa Sterk and children, Ryan and Amanda Rose, Antonietta Pachelli and children, Adrianna and Andrew. Sherry is preceded in death by her father, Clark Billingsley; and brother, Benny, who died at birth. She was a member of Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She loved having a house filled with family, playing games and watching the Braves. Her faith in God was an inspiration to all that knew her, especially during the last two years of her life. Visitation will take place Tuesday, November 7, 2000 from 3:00 p.m. toĚ7:00 p.m. at French Mortuary, Wyoming Chapel, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. N.E. Services will be held Wednesday, November 8, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. at Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 8600 Academy Blvd. N.E. Burial will take place in Farwell, TX., Thursday, November 9, 2000. Memorial contributions may be made to The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Inc. One Pennsylvania Place, St. 1610 NY NY 10119. Her smile and laughter brought joy that will never be replaced. French Mortuary, Wyoming Chapel, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. N.E.
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Geist -- Amelia Nelson Geist, 94, resident of Albuquerque for 13 years, died Saturday, November 4, 2000. She is survived by her daughter, Georgia R. Hiser of Albuquerque; granddaughter, Jacque R. Mascarenas and husband, Phillip of Albuquerque; grandson, Robert J. Hiser, Jr. and wife, Annette of Tulsa, OK; great-grandchildren, Andrea Amelia Januskiewicz, Joseph Thomas Januskiewicz, both of Albuquerque and Ava Frances Hiser of Tulsa, OK; and sister, Martha Black of Denver, CO. She is preceded in death by her husband, Peter Nelson, Jr.; and son-in-law, Robert J. Hiser. Amelia was active in the Lutheran church. Private graveside services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Humane Association of NM Inc., 615 Virginia SE, 87108. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Greene -- A. Josephine Greene, 83, a resident of New Mexico for the past 11 years, died Sunday, November 5, 2000. She is survived by her brothers, Lawrence Albert Greene of Quartz City, CA, and Bruce Greene of Denver, CO and wife, Paulette of Santa Fe; sisters, M. Ruth Munn of Chehalis, WA, and Mildred Vandenburgh and husband, Eldon of Alhambra, CA; nieces, Martha Shaffer and husband, Mark of Albuquerque, and Mary Greene of Santa Fe; and numerous nieces and nephews. Josephine is preceded in death by her sisters, Dorothy Greene and Martha Summers. Ms. Greene spent most of her life in the ministry in Kansas, Missouri, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Colorado. Services will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. at French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, 10500 Lomas Blvd. Interment will take place at Mountain Valley Cemetery. Friends may visit French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, on Monday, November 6, 2000, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
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Jojola -- Mass of Christian burial for Mr. Fermin Andy (Brown) Jojola will be celebrated this morning at 10:00 a.m. at San Ignacio Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Funeral services are in the care of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave., S.W.
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Kehl -- William "Bill" Kenneth Kehl, a former resident of Albuquerque for 26 years, died Saturday, November 4, 2000. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Kay Kehl; daughter, Lorrie Kehl; son, Tim Kehl; grandson, Brandon Kehl; mother, Leona Kehl; brother, Richard Kehl and wife, Nina, all of Albuquerque; aunt, Ethel Kehl of Peoria, IL, Helen Hepner and husband, Roy of Kewanee, IL, and Doris Johnson of Galva, IL; brother-in-law, Steve Lamoreux and wife, Gloria, and Roger Lamoreux and wife, Joanne; sister-in-law, Becky Segura and husband, Tommy, all of Santa Fe, NM; nephews, Richard Kehl Jr., Christopher Lamoreux, Kevin Lamoreux, and Matthew Segura; nieces, Stephanie Lamoreux, Rebecca Lamoreux, and Melissa Segura; close friends, Ray Cvetic and wife, Jennifer, and Don Kaufman and wife, Bonnie, all of Albuquerque, NM; as well as numerous other relatives and friends. Bill will be missed by all who knew him. He was deeply loved by his family who will miss him most of all. Mr. Kehl was a charter member of Sandia Presbyterian Church, and was employed at Melloy Dodge where he served as the General Manager for 19 years. Services will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. at Sandia Presbyterian Church, 10704 Paseo Del Norte, with Rev. Dewey Johnson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Sandia Presbyterian Church Building Fund. Internment will take place at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
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Logan -- Patricia P. Logan, 83, resident of Albuquerque, passed away Friday, November 3, 2000. She is survived by her daughter, Edwina Hambor and husband, James of Albuquerque; son, Patrick Logan and wife, Janna of Tijeras, NM; granddaughters, Christine Howland and husband, Tracy, Shawne Blackburn and husband, Billy all of Albuquerque; and Lisa Hill of Rio Rancho; grandsons, Patrick Logan of Albuquerque and Jason Logan of Tijeras, NM; great-granddaughters, Kirsten Sparacino, Raeanna and Mackenzie Blackburn all of Albuquerque; great-grandson, Logan Howland of Albuquerque. Patricia was a member of the American Legion Auxillary. French Mortuary, Wyoming Chapel, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. N.E.
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Nuanes -- Jesusita S. (Jessie) Nuanes went home to her heavenly Father on November 3, 2000. Jessie was born in Alameda November 11, 1918 to Alfredo and Isabel Sandoval. Her mother passed away when Jessie was an infant and she was raised by loving grandparents Francisco and Lucia Lucero y Montoya. She was a graduate of the ĚSisters of Laredo in Bernalillo. She married Henry Nuanes and was the mother of three children. After her children were raised she went back to school and received her Nursing License from St. Joseph's School of Nursing. She worked several years as a nurse at Bernalillo County Medical Center and Presbyterian Hospital. Jessie was a successful owner of a Seniors Boarding Home in Alameda. Mrs. Nuanes is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years; beloved daughter, Isabel Duran; brothers, Joseph, Charlie and George Sandoval; and sisters, Stella Sandoval and Lucia Aragon. She is survived by her son, Henry Nuanes and wife, Ginger of Albuquerque, daughter, Patsy Bachicha and husband, Herman of Colorado Springs, CO; son-in-law, Esibio Duran; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Monday, November 6, 2000, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Rosary will follow at 7:00 p.m. at French Mortuary, Wyoming Chapel, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. N.E. Communion service will be held Tuesday, November 7, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 9502 4th N.W. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. French Mortuary, Wyoming Chapel 7121 Wyoming Blvd. N.E.
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Sanchez -- Rosie "Nana" Sanchez went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, October 5, 2000 after a long illness. She was born on November 22, 1925 to Juan and Margarita Sedillo. She is preceded in death by her oldest son, Henry R. Sanchez Jr. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Henry G. Sanchez Sr. She is also survived by her sons, Johnny and wife, Gloria, Leroy and wife, Yolanda; her daughters, Annabell Perea and Margaret Lopez. Also survived by 16 grandchildren; 23 great-granchildren; and one sister, Ruth Sedillo and husband, Fred. She has gone on to be with our Lord where there is no longer pain and suffering. She will be dearly missed. Thanks to the wonderful staff at Ladera Nursing Center for the care and love they have provided the last ten months; also to the New Mexico Kidney Foundation. She loved you all. Services are Scheduled at the Santuario De San Martin Church 8321 Camino San Martin SW (WestGate) for Monday, November 6, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. for a Rosary with the Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, November 7, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. with burial to follow at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Johnny, Leroy, John Sanchez, Ricky Lopez, David Henry and Robert Marquez. Arrangements were provided by Metropolitan Direct Burial and Cremation Center, Inc., 729 San Mateo Blvd NE. 505-256-9400. AlbuquerqueNM.com. For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have Eternal Life. John 3:16
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