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Gallegos -- Phillip Allen Gallegos, 43, passed away January 30, 1999 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Phil was stricken with a brain tumor which was identified only days before it took his life. Phil attended St. Mary Grade School and was a graduate of Rio Grande High School in Albuquerque. He completed course work at both the University of New Mexico and Highlands University. Phil also served his country honorably in the Marine Corp. He was a member of the local Laborers Union #872 and was working construction at the Summerlin Resort at the time his cancer became known. Phil is survived by wife, Sandra; mother, Barbara Page and husband, Charles Parent; sister, Charmaigne Riehl and spouse, Ed; brother, David; nieces, Jenina and Monica Carriaga; great-nephew, Salvador Carriaga-Escobar; and aunt, Marlene Luna; counsin, Lisa Luna-Wood; and too many other beloved and special aunts, uncles and cousins to name. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and all those who knew and loved him. Visitations will be held today, 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, on the corner of 8th Street and Iron, where a Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Final viewing will be Thursday morning, from 9:00a.m. till the time of Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anne's Catholic Church, 1400 Arenal SW. Interment will follow at San Jose de Armijo Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Ralph Luna, Ivan Page, Marney Cordova, John Mares, Bruce Erickson and Larry Marquez. Services are under the direction of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave. SW.
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Gardner -- Irene F. Gardner, age 89, passed away at a local hospital on Saturday. She was born in Barberton, Ohio, daughter of Louise and William Larkin. Irene was a very active in Eastern Star, the American Legion Auxiliary, 40 and 8 and many other charitable organizations in which she held important offices. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles, her parents, and her sister Helen. She is survived by her niece Polly Hite of North Canton, Ohio. A memorial service will be held Thursday, February 4, 1999 at 7:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Fitzgerald and Son Funeral Directors, 3113 Carlisle NE with Rev. Harold Nilsson of St. Luke Lutheran Church presiding. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the American Cancer Society or to St. Luke Lutheran Church, 9100 Menaul Blvd NE, 87112.
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George -- Douglas R. George, 70, died early Friday morning, January 8, 1999. He was preceded in death by his father, Roland R. George; his mother-in-law, Elizabeth A. T. Stiles; his brother, Neil S. George; and his brother-in-law, Clair J. Eichinger Jr. He is survived by his mother, Goldie H. George; his sister, Nancy G. Eichinger; his wife, Judith T. George; his brother-in-law, William G. Tryon; his sister-in-law, Betty George his son, Nicolas K. George; and his nephews, Timothy, Terrence, and William George; Daniel, David, Douglas, John and Mark Eichinger and their wives and children. He was born in Minnesota, graduated from Saint Paul Central High School, and the University of Minnesota with degrees in Pre-med and American Studies. He studied and taught on a Fulbright Scholarship from 1958 to 1960 in Munich, Germany. He taught Art History and in the General Honors Program at the University of New Mexico for 31 years. He was also involved in teaching for many summers at the Ghost Ranch, for Elderhostel, and for the Southwest Institute. In 1990, he received the Humanities Service Award from the New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities for Distinguished Contributions to the Humanities in New Mexico. In 1994, he was the recipient of the University of New Mexico Alumni Association Faculty Award. He cherished beauty in all forms and regarded teaching to be a profession of the highest importance. An avid traveler, he spent many of his last years exploring the lands and cultures of the world. He will be sorely missed by his family, friends, colleagues, and students worldwide. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 6, 1999 at the Alumni Memorial Chapel on the University of New Mexico Campus. Friends will be welcomed at a gathering after the service in the second floor foyer of the Department of Art and Art History located in the Fine Arts Building on the UNM Campus. Donations may be made to: The Douglas R. George Memorial Endowment Development Office College of Fine Arts University of New Mexico Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131
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Glass -- John David Glass, 78, a resident of Albuquerque, died Monday, February 1, 1999. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Glass of Albuquerque; sons, John D. Glass Jr. and wife, Patricia of Rio Rancho, Cecil T. Glass of Roswell and Robert E. Glass and wife, Vickie of Edgewood; grandsons, Daniel Glass of Rio Rancho and Jerad T. Glass of Bunker Hill, IL; granddaughters, Melissa E. Glass and Rebecca A. Glass of Edgewood and Diana M. Glass of Rio Rancho; and brother, Cecil A. Glass and wife, Phyllis of Ridgecrest, CA. Mr. Glass was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church. He was President of the New Mexico Golf Course Superintendent Association in 1977. Services will be held Wednesday, 10:00 a.m., at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE, with Reverend Norton Scrimshire officiating. Interment will take place at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE.
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Jackson -- Jim Sol Jackson, 50, a resident of Albuquerque, died Sunday, January 31, 1999. He is survived by his family, sons, Sol Jackson and wife, Kim of Denver, CO and Eli Jackson of Dover, DE; daughter, Allie Jackson of Greensboro, NC; brothers, Pat Jackson of Amarillo, TX and Joe Jackson of Amarillo, TX; sisters, Jeanine Hibbert of Nucla, CO and Anne Pryde of Sheridan, WY; and several loving nieces and nephews. Mr. Jackson was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Army. He was then an Air Traffic Controller for the A.R.T.C.C. for the past 28 years. Services will be held Friday, 2:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE, with Pastor Rick Donaho officiating. Mr. Jackson was a loving father, good friend and an avid outdoorsman. He will be truly missed by all. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice. French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE.
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Jordan -- Colleen Y. Jordan, 47, a resident of Belen, passed away on January 20, 1999. She was preceded in death by her mother, Christine Walker. She is survived by her husband, Sammy L. Jordan of Belen; two daughters, Danielle Jordan-Martinez and husband, Ralph of Los Chavez and Gina Jordan of Albuquerque; one son, Seann Jordan and wife, Rayna of Pueblo, CO; her father, Wayne Smouse; one sister, Cleona Taylor of Cordell, OK; one brother, Paul Smouse and wife, Belinda of Los Chavez; and her grandchildren, Shaddon Lane Martinez, Caleb Martinez, Sidney Jordan, and Ryli Jordan. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 3, 1999, 2:00 p.m., at Riverside Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Boyd Morerod officiating. Interment will follow at Terrace Grove Cemetery. Arrangements by Riverside Funeral Home in Belen.
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Leatherman -- Harvey Wayne Leatherman, of Albuquerque, born August 14, 1939 in Raton, NM, passed away at 8:05 p.m., February 1, 1999 in Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque after an extended illness. He is survived by son, Darrel and wife, Holly Leatherman of Oak Harbor, WA; son, Tim and wife, Annette Leatherman of Albuquerque; granddaughter, Jordan Marie; and grandsons, Justin James David and Shane Stephan; parents, Gene and Wilda Bacon Leatherman of Raton; sister, Anna Tranthan and husband, Bill of Raton; brother, Dale and wife, Mary of Silver City; aunt and uncle, William and Neva Baca; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews; close friends, Cheri Leonard, Tim and Annis Burns; and a large family of co-workers. Harvey grew up in Las Vegas, NM and graduated from Robertson H.S. in 1957. He was employed most recently by New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union in Albuquerque for 17 years. His hobbies included team penning, fly tying, fishing and hunting. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and the American Quarter Horse Assoc. Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 9500 Constitution Ave., at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 6, 1999. His family would like to thank everyone for their love and support.
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Lucero -- Sam C. Lucero, 93, beloved father and grandfather, was called home to be with the Lord, Sunday, January 31, 1999. Mr. Lucero was born on December 25, 1905 in Albuquerque; he was one of the first settlers in Los Duranes, at the time known as Las Casitas; he was a parishioner of San Jose Mission de Duranes. He was a loyal employee to St. Joseph Medical Center for 39 years. He was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Eloisa Lucero in 1988. He is survived by one son, Vincent Paul Lucero; two daughters, Mary Lou Baca and husband, Ray, Bobbie Lucero, all of Albuquerque; three grandchildren, Rene Baca, Stacy Baca Griego and husband, Jude, Vincent Paul Lucero Jr. and wife, Trish. He will be greatly missed by his loving family. Final viewing for Sam will be this morning, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., in the Chapel of Garcia Mortuary, on the corner of 8th Street and Stover. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. at San Jose Mission de Duranes. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Vincent P. Lucero Sr., Vincent Lucero Jr., Ray C. Baca, Jude Griego, Joe Chavarria and Anthony Vigil. Services are under the direction of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave. SW.
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Madrid -- Mrs. Celia V. Madrid, 74, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away on January 30, 1999. Mrs. Madrid was the beloved wife of 40 years to Mr. Jose (Joe) Madrid. She is also survived by two sisters, Effie Esham and Eloisa V. Martinez; brother-in-law, Joe V. Madrid and wife, Jeanell of Salt Lake City, UT; and many other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mrs. Vigil was a member of the Catholic Church, lifetime member of the Ladies Auxiliary Post #122 and Post #13. A Rosary will be recited Thursday morning, 10:00 a.m., at St. Edwins Catholic Church, 2105 Barcelona SW, with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. at St. Edwins Church. Visitation will be at the church after 9:30 a.m. Deacon J.O. Luna will recite the Rosary and Monsignor Sipio Salas will celebrate the Mass. Interment will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. Pallbearers will be Martin Montano, Jesse Lucero, Ernest Vigil, Willie Abeyta, Larry Gurule, Tim Madrid and Eric Lucero. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Rd. SW, in charge of the arrangements.
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Markus -- Ida E. Markus, age 90, a resident of Albuquerque for 57 years, passed away on February 2, 1999. She is survived by her daughter, Shirl Grayson and husband, Wally of Santa Monica, CA; her son, Jerry Markus and wife, Marlene of Poway, CA; her son-in-law, William Sarnoff of New York, NY; her sister, Mary Gordon of Grand Junction, CO; her brother, Paul Tananbaum of Albuquerque; her 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin; and her daughter, Pam Sarnoff. She was a founding member of Congregation B'nai Israel and the Sisterhood. She was the owner and operator of The Fair Store until age 82. Her life was filled with love for her family, work and travel. A graveside service will be held Thursday, February 4, 1999 at 12:30 p.m. in Fairview Memorial Park, 700 Yale Blvd. SE, with Rabbi Isaac H. Celnik and Cantor Josh Perlman officiating. A memorial service will be held Thursday evening, 7:30 p.m., at Congregation B'nai Israel. Memorial contributions may be made to City of Hope, Duarte, CA, or the American Heart Association, 1330 San Pedro NE, Ste. 105, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave. SE, in charge of arrangements.
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