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Sheafe -- Vera Etoile Holland Fuller Sheafe, 85, died September 8, l999 in Albuquerque NM, her home for many years. She was born June 22, l914 in Emerson, AR, the daughter of Bruce Benjamin Holland and Nettie Odessa Dodson Holland. Her father died when she was two and she spent eight years in the Genevieve Home for Children, Shreveport LA. She attended Lyons Avenue School and Bryd High School. As an honor student she excelled in Latin and learned to sing My Country 'Tis of Thee in Latin which she remembered the rest of her life. She married Ira Fuller in 1929 and together they had one child, Virjean Grace Fuller Lindsay Moe. She lived in Aurora and Champaign IL. In 1941 she married Harry Pell Sheafe in Albuquerque where they moved in 1943. During World War II she served as a Red Cross Canteen worker and maintained the family while her husband was serving overseas in the Army Air Corps. After the war the family moved to Davenport, IA where her husband attended Palmer College and in 1948 the family moved to Olympia, WA where she was active in the Great Books discussion group, the PTA, Girl Scout Brownies, and the Y'smenettes. In 1955 the family moved back to Albuquerque. She was an active member of the Bahai faith and served as a Cub Scout leader. In 1958 the family moved back to Olympia. She was an avid duplicate bridge player. She completed her GED and attended Centralia (WA) College. She worked at Pat's Bookery and the Washington State Library. In 1969 she returned to New Mexico and for a time as director of Child Haven in Farmington then returned to Albuquerque in 1970. She worked at a Central Avenue bookstore and retired in 1974. Vera was the consummate reader and faithfully maintained personal correspondence with scores of friends. She was a friend to all who passed her way, plying them with rich food and warm talk. Her second love was her garden. She transformed her yard with organic compost, producing many flowers, fruits and vegetables. She was quite proud of her magnolia tree, Austrian Copper roses and a Gravenstein apple tree. Throughout her life she attracted friends of all ages; children loved to pump her player piano and all visitors were treated to her famous homemade bread and 'goodies', as she called them. Because of her dear friends she was able to remain at home until early August, 1999. Her Albuquerque friends included: Yolanda Homann, Betty and Bob Fisher, Nell Norris, Lou Ross, Jim and Effie Medford, Richard Besser, Annette Thies, Lillian Page, Roberta Price, and neighbors, Kay Thompson, Marilyn Rosignol, Deb Hall, Kathy Dee, and Carl Guiterrez. Olympia friends include Eva Cole, Anne Zabel, Tom and Mary Moran, John and Imogene Carras, Leroy and Lois Lantz, and Maryann Bigelow. She is survived by a sister, Cora Holland Homan, Baton Rouge LA; Sisters-in-law, Lucille Sheafe, Farmington, NM, Elinor Sheafe, Bellevue, WA, Marion Holland, Sarasota, FL; Children, Virjean G. Moe, (Lester), Chandler, AZ, Patricia E. Piggee, (Howard), Marlborough, MA, Michael J. Sheafe, New York, NY, John J. Sheafe, Alameda, CA, Kurt G. Sheafe (Libby), Olympia, WA. She was predeceased by her sister, Claudia Bateman; and brothers, Benjamin and Harvey Holland. She leaves 11 grandchildren: Anne Louise Lindsay, (Frank Chism), Susan Colleen Boyd, (Rich) Richard Tucker Lindsay,II, (Lauren), Dr. Christine A. Piggee, Dr. Renee V. P. Hill, Howard Piggee, III, (Summer), Joseph M. Piggee, Michael Moran Sheafe, Emily Bernadette Sheafe, Michael Albert Sheafe, Lauren Kelly Sheafe. She leaves six great grandchildren: Bethany Lindsay, Kimarie Lindsay, Aubrie Lindsay, Matthew Lindsay, Nicole Lindsay, and Fiona Alice Lindsay Chism. She is survived by 12 nieces and nephews and many great and great, great nieces and nephews. Memorials in her memory can be made to the All Faiths Receiving Home, 1709 Moon St. NE, Albuquerque 87112 or a charity of your choice.
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Sloan -- Marcus Hulings Sloan, a long time resident of New Mexico died Monday, September 6, 1999. he was born in Clairton, PA on May 19, 1915. Mr. Sloan served in the United States Navy during WWII, and in the Korean War, during which he served at Eniwetok Atoll for Nuclear Testing. Mr. Sloan attended the University of New Mexico after moving to Albuquerque in 1937. Following his service in the Military, Mr. Sloan was employed in a number of engineering and management positions for ACF Industries in Albuquerque, Los Alamos and Las Vegas, NV. He served as project director for ACF on the Atomic Energy Commission's Nevada program to develop a nuclear engine for rocket propulsion. Later Mr. Sloan worked at the China Lake Weapons Center in Ridgecrest, CA before returning to Albuquerque in 1988. Mr. Sloan is survived by his wife of 61 years, Elizabeth Wilson Sloan, a life-long resident of Albuquerque; his three children, Elizabeth Ann Sloan, an educator at UNLV in Las Vegas, NV; Mike Sloan, a gaming executive and former City attorney and state senator in Las Vegas; and Wilson Sloan, a design artist in Las Vegas and Albuquerque. He is also survived by three grandchildren; Jennifer Sloan, Lauren Sloan Yearout, and Andrew Sloan; and a great-grandson, Joe Kennedy. Private family services will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Natural History Museum, 1801 Mountain Rd. NW, Albuquerque,NM 87104. Sunrise Society is serving the family of Mr. Sloan. (891-8200)
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Turrietta -- Mr. Robert Turrietta died Wednesday in Albuquerque at the age of 60. Mr. Turrietta excelled in sports and was an excellent basketball and baseball player. He loved golf, fishing and living in northern New Mexico. Mr. Turrietta was preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy and Cecil Turrietta. He is survived by his son, Todd Turrietta; brothers, Richard, Michael and Sonny Turrietta; sisters, Betty Koury Turrietta and Clara Fenolio; two granchildren, Victoria and Ashleyn Turrietta; special friends, Russell and Mary Alice Casados; goddaughter, Janet Brooks; and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass for Mr. Turrietta will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the Ascension Catholic Church and also on Monday at the Catholic Church in Los Ojos, NM at 11:00 a.m. Honorary apllbearers will be Michael Turrietta, Sonny Turrietta, Charles Fenolio, Richard Turrietta, Gig Brummel, Jerry Apodaca, Bobby Gibs, Mike Currier, Carlos Jaramillo, Sam Francis, Ross Casados, Gerald Sanchez, Mariano Flores, Yvonne Montoya, Mary Alice Casados and Paul Villela. Arrangements by Salazar & Sons Mortuary, 400 Third St SW.
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Wootton -- William P. (Bill) Wootton passed away Sunday morning, September 5, 1999. He may have worked on your car, or you may have seen him at the hockey game, or even run into him at the drag races. He was born on March 13, 1959 in Albuquerque and attended Inez Elementary, Monroe Jr. High, Sandia High School and ENMU-R, graduating with an AAS degree in 1982. He is survived by his parents, William and Shirley; his sister, Leigh and husband, Jim Clemons; brothers, Bruce and Mike Wootton; nephews, Gene and Jerry Clemons; and his niece, Kari Wootton. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 10, 1999, at Mount Calvary Mausoleum Chapel. Fitzgerald & Sons Funeral Directors, 3113 Carlisle Blvd. NE, are in charge of arrangements.
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Abbott -- Billy Rae Abbott Jr., 34, a resident of Albuquerque, died Saturday, September 4, 1999. Mr. Abbott is survived by his daughters, Mary Elizabeth Abbott and Katherine Abbott, both of Albuquerque; parents, Bill and Dorothy Abbott of Cheyenne, WY; brothers, John Abbott of Albuquerque and Michael Abbott of Denver, CO; sisters, Cheryl Mayfield of No. Platte, NE, Billie Jane Mallon of Cheyenne, WY and Lori Ann Atencio of Phoenix, AZ; grandmother, Cecilia Cruz of Albuquerque; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Mass will be celebrated Thursday, 1:00 p.m., at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, Lomas at Tennessee, with Father Luis Jaramillo, Celebrant. Interment will take place in Cheyenne, WY. Pallbearers will be Bill R. Abbott Sr., Michael Abbott, John Abbott, Glen Mayfield, John W. Mallon, John J. Mallon and Richard Cruz as an alternate. French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
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Arellano -- Moises A. Arellano, 69, a resident of Mesa, AZ, and a former resident of Albuquerque, died Sunday, September 5, 1999. He is survived by his wife, Delfina; daughters, Felita Arellano and Shirley Arellano Gilbert and husband, Tony; son, Felix Arellano; five grandchildren, David Lovato, Derrick Lovato, Dion Lovato, Alexandra Arellano and Shaundra Gilbert; sisters, Carol Archibeque and Rita Howard; brothers, Unaldo Arellano, Gavino Arellano, Guerllemo Arellano and Joe Arellano; mother, Josefa Arellano; uncle, Virginio Sandoval; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Arellano was preceded in death by his father, Juan Arellano. He was born in Cuba, NM. Mr. Arellano served in the U.S. Navy and was an active member of V.F.W. Post #4243. He worked as a civil engineer for the United States government, before retiring in July, 1985. Mr. Arellano was an active member of the Catholic Church. He was also a veteran of the Bernalillo Volunteer Fire Department."God hath not promised Skies always blue, Flower-strewn pathways All our lives through; God hath not promised Sun without rain, Joy without sorrow, Peace without pain. But God hath promised Strength for the day, Rest for the labor, Light for the way; Grace for the trials, Help from above, Unfailing sympathy, Undying love." Rosary will be recited Thursday, 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE, with Father Paul Baca reciting. Mass will be celebrated Friday, 11:30 a.m., at Church of the Risen Savior, 7701 Wyoming Blvd. NE, with Father Paul Baca, Celebrant. Interment will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery. French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE.
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Baca -- Funeral services for Mr. Lawrence Baca will be held on Thursday at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church where the Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by the Salazar & Sons Mortuary, 400 Third St. SW.
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Baca -- Marie A. Baca, 84, a resident of Rio Rancho, passed away on Sunday, September 5, 1999. Marie was born the daughter of Palcido and Esther Ruiz Anbriz in Capulin, Mexico on March 27, 1915. Marie graduated from UMN and had been a gradeschool teacher. She was also an underwriter for an insurance company. She was an accomplished china painter for many years. Her work had been shown at the State Fair and won many ribbons. She taught china painting up until a year ago, having as many as 15 students in a class. Marie was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and the Rio Rancho Country Club. She also hosted bridge parties in her home in Rio Rancho. Marie was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur F. Baca Sr.; sister, Carmerina Brown; and granddaughter, Camie Ann Baca. Marie is survived by her son, Art Baca and wife, Ginger of Berwyn Heights, MD; one sister, Eudocia Burk of Ruidoso, NM; and one grandchild, Karen Baca of Palmdale, CA. She is also survived by two sisters-in-law; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be on Thursday, September 9, 1999, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with the Rosary being recited at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Vista Verde Mortuary, Sara Rd., at Meadowlark Ln., Rio Rancho. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, September 10, 1999, 10:30 a.m., at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Rio Rancho, with the Rev. Msgr. Douglas Raun as the Celebrant. Entombment will follow in the Floral Garden Mausoleum in Vista Verde Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, NM Affiliate, 525 San Pedro Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108. Arrangements by Vista Verde Mortuary.
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Baker -- Deborah Lynn Baker, age 40, beloved daughter, sister, aunt and friend to many, passed away in her home on Tuesday morning after a long and courageous fight with cancer. Debbie is survived by her mother, Celia Baker; her brother, Ken Baker and wife, Diane along with many nieces, nephews, and friends. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 9, 1999 at the Fitzgerald & Son Stateroom. A Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 10, 1999 at the Fitzgerald Chapel, 3113 Carlisle Blvd. NE with Pastor Bob Church officiating. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 7500 Paseo Del Norte NE. Pallbearers are Chuck Woods, Ernie Phillips, Johnny Romero, Max Gutierrez, Kenneth Baker, Dwight Iris. Honorary pallbearer is Steve Lujan. A reception will be held after the committal at 8020 Rio Grande NW. Fitzgerald & Son Funeral Directors, 3113 Carlisle Blvd. NE, in charge of arrangements.
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Bardwell -- Mary J. Bardwell, 84, of Las Cruces, and formerly of Albuquerque, entered eternal life Monday, September 6, 1999. Former owner of the Moccasin Shop in the Old Town Plaza, she is survived by a son, Paul Bardwell; daughter, Catherine LaBrecque; brother, Lawrence M. Handy; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Graveside Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 9, 1999, in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Albuquerque. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, Las Cruces.
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