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SOLANO -- RICHARD V. (RIC), DR. Born on April 3, 1927, a Chicagoan, died on September 2, 2012. Ric led an exciting life serving in the Merchant Marine in WWII and the Air Force during the Korean War. Following he earned his BS and MS degrees at Northwestern University in Communications, Journalism and Political Science and did advanced work at the University of Chicago and DePaul University in Psychology, Public Administration, Organizational Behavior, Management, Human Resources and Labor Relations. After graduate work, he was a reporter for the Chicago Daily News and a correspondent for Newsweek in Latin America. Later Ric served on management consulting projects in foreign countries and for stateside governments. After college and stateside teaching, he joined the Chancellor, University of California, San Diego as executive assistant. Here he completed PhD work, internship and licensure as a Marriage and Family psychotherapist. With his wife, they founded The Relationship Co., Inc and he co-authored CoupleSkills: Building Lasting Relationships. After retirement, he wrote fiction and published Yaqui Woman and the Crystal Cactus and Smalls' Run: Escape From Slavery and numerous short stories. Ric would want to be remembered as outgoing, happy and curious and a loving partner. He sought to be supportive of others. He loved life and the world and lived it fully. Ric is survived by his wife Dr. Rosemary Clarke of Albuquerque; his son Michael of Chicago and his wife Lore and grandchildren Rachel, Steven and Brandon Solano; his son Luke Solano of San Diego and grandchildren Nathan and Ruby Mae Solano; and by Scott Pitkin and his wife Laura Foster of Bloomington, Indiana and grandchildren Garrett and Kyler Pitkin. He is survived by his brother John Solano of Palatine, Illinois and brother Bill Solano and his wife Martha of Batavia, Ohio. He is also survived by his sister Lucy's son Bill Mulcahy and his wife Barbara of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas.
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ZARAGOZA -- MIGUEL CARO Passed away August 1, 2012 after an extended illness. He was director and founder of Miguel Caro y Fiesta Mexi- cana Dance Company. Miguel Caro was an active member of the Soka Gakkai International, a Buddhist world peace movement focused on bringing happiness and human revolution to all that encounter it. A Celebration of Life and a Memorial tribute will be held at the local SGI Buddhist center on September 9, 2012 at 1:00 pm, 1911 Sunshine Terrace SE, Albuquerque, NM All friends are welcome.
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MCNEILL -- CURTIS "RED" HOWARD Curtis "Red" Howard McNeill, age 71, peacefully passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife, of 49 years, Fran McNeill; children, Janine Schwartz and husband, Larry, Shelly Broome and husband, Lyle, Leon McNeill and wife, Helene; grandchildren, Louis, Jasmine, Keisha, Max, Darwin, and Sophie; sisters, Donna Schoonmaker and Pat Wilcox and husband, Guy. Red was a member of the Southwest Motor Sports Association and the Alfa Romeo Car Club. A Celebration of Red's Life will be held on Sunday, September 9, 2012 from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the home of Larry and Janine Schwartz. Interment of the cremated remains will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery at a later date. Please visit our online guest book for Red at www.RememberTheirStory.com. FRENCH 10500 Lomas Blvd NE 505-275-3500
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FRICKE -- MARIA CARMEN Age 88, was called home to be with the Lord on September 2, 2012. Maria was born in Okay Owingeh (San Juan), NM in 1924. She worked in Los Alamos where she met her husband and became a devoted military wife traveling the world with her husband during his 32 years of military service. They were married for 63 years. She retired from the U.S. Army Exchange System after 20 years of service. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, playing bingo, going to the casino and taking care of her rose bushes. She was devoted to her church and attended Mass daily. She was preceded her in death by her husband, Marcellus, in April 2011 and her son, Frank, in 2000. She is survived by her son, Mark and daughter, Deborah and husband, Ed Dunlap as well as their grandchildren, Jeffrey, Juli and Shaughn, David and Frankie; great-grandchild ren, Alexa, Zane, Madeline, Olivia, Audrey, Frankie and Natalia. A Rosary will be recited on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at The Shrine of St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 11401 Indian School Rd NE. Mass will be celebrated on Monday, September 10, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. at The Shrine of St. Bernadette Catholic Church. Interment will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jeff, Shaughn, Frankie and Juli. Please visit our online guestbook for Maria at www.RememberTheirStory.com FRENCH 10500 Lomas Blvd NE 505-275-3500
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FINK -- GLENN D. REV. Age 81, an Albuquerque resident since 2000, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Wednesday, September 5, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Janette Fink; four children, Michael Fink and wife, Janice; Amy Warner and husband Reid; Robert Fink and wife, Helen; John Fink and wife, Leona; eleven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Irvin and Maude (Culp) Fink; brother, Lowell Fink; and granddaughter, Kristan Fink. Glenn was born February 17, 1931 in Elkhart, IN to Irvin and Maude (Culp) Fink. He graduated from Wakarusa High School in Wakarusa, IN in 1949. He loved to play all sports. He participated in basketball, baseball, track and cross-country. Glenn married his high school sweetheart, Janette Hartman in 1950. To this union four children were born, Michael of Henderson, NE, Amy, Robert, and John of Albuquerque. In the early years of marriage, he worked at the Northern Indiana Brass Company in Elkhart, IN, The Honey Crust Bakery in Goshen, IN and the Studebaker Corporation in South Bend, IN. He then was a dairy farmer until 1960, when he enrolled at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL. He graduated from Moody in 1963. From 1963 to 1993, he pastored churches in Iowa, Minnesota, Arizona, Texas, Colorado, Indiana, and New Mexico. During his ministry, he founded two churches and two Christian schools. Glenn also directed the construction of two new church buildings. He was director of Indian Missionary Services of Glendale, Arizona for several years. He was also a funeral associate with French Mortuary from 2000 to 2007. Glenn was a member of Faith Bible Church at Moon and Central Avenue in Albuquerque. Through the years, Glenn suffered many health problems and ailments. He endured cancer, open heart surgery, Parkinson's disease plus more than twenty surgeries. "He fought the good fight, he finished the race, he kept the faith. Now there is in store for him the Crown of Righteousness, which the Lord, the Righteous Judge will award to all who have longed for His appearing." (2 Timothy 4:7) Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2012, 2:00 pm at Faith Bible Church, 9600 Central Ave SE, Moon and Central Ave, with Pastor David Broersma and Rev. Michael Fink officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, 924 Menaul NE. Friends may visit University, Friday, September 7, 2012 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 10501 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Suite 300, 87111. Please visit our online guest book for Glenn at: www.RememberTheirStory.com. FRENCH 1111 University Blvd NE 505-843-6333
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BACA -- SISTO "SONNY" 1931 - 2012 age 81, a resident of Adelino, NM passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2012. He was a member the Farm Bureau and Machinist Union. In his early career he was a foreman for the Matisa Railweld in Chicago Heights, Ill. Sonny retired in 1986 after 26 years for the AT&SF Railroad in Albuquerque. His hobbies were hunting, fishing, farming and growing hot chili. He was preceded in death by his father, Louis Baca; mother, Martinia Marquez Baca; and siblings, Adelena, Aaron, Lucy, Frances, Eva, Priscilla and Floyd. Sonny is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Laura Baca; children, Robin and husband, Dale Stevenson, Annette and husband, Perry Sherwood, Louis and wife, Carol Baca, Julie Baca and boyfriend, Bobby Dearing; grandchildren, Annette and Josh Meyer, Leann and Brian Jenkins, Eric Jojola, Ashley Baca, Dominique and Tim Albright, Travis and Clint Chavez; great-grandchildren, Jasmyn, Scarlett, Alena and Brayden; and sister, Lena Mumme and husband, Bud. He is also survived by many loving, cousins, nieces and nephews. All services will be held at Romero Funeral Home Chapel, beginning with a visitation on Saturday, September 8, at 9:30 a.m. with a Memorial Mass to be held at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be held at a later date. Sign Sonny's obituary at: www.romerofuneralhomenm.com. Romero Funeral Home 609 N. Main St. Belen, NM
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SEELY -- DAWN M. Dawn, aged 57, was granted her Angel Wings on September, 1 2012. She was born in Watertown, Wisconsin in 1954. She was a very soft spoken, kind, and gentle soul. Her children and grandchildren lit up her life. She is survived by her loving husband of 39 years Michael Seely; her two children Jeanette Seely-Manual and Jeremy Seely; four grandchildren; her five siblings Gail Finley, Joan Frisch, Alan Schachtner, Joyce Jones, and Dean Schachtner; plus a loving mother Marilyn Schachtner, all from Albuquerque. She loved her flowers and gardening. She was a very reliable, conscientious, and faithful employee of Wal-mart for over 16 years. A Memorial Mass will be held on Monday, September 10, 2012 at 9:15 am at Sangre De Cristo Catholic Community; 8901 Candelaria Rd. NE. A celebration of Dawn's life will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE, in the Rose Scattering Garden. "Happy Birthday Baby". In lieu of flowers, the family requests any donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 10501 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Suite 300, Albuquerque, NM 87111. She will be dearly missed by her family and very close friends. CREMATION SOCIETY OF NM 1935 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE (505) 323-9000
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WILLINS -- PAT MCCALMONT (GILLESPIE), PH.D. Age 83, a resident of Albuquerque since 1950, died Thursday, September 6, 2012. She is survived by her son, Stan Gillespie and wife, Laura Turnbough Gillespie; daughter, Gail Gillespie Cole and husband, Dr. Anthony Cole of Kingsport, TN; and grandchildren, Brent and Shawna Gillespie; Zachary Cole of New Zealand and Tyler Cole of Tampa, FL. Pat was a native of Nashville, TN and was born in 1928. She was active in education, civic and mental health fields and her lifelong love and interest was in helping children and their parents in her professional office from 1967 until she retired in 2000, particularly in the fields of corrective reading and counseling. Her professional life was devoted to children. She was selected to represent New Mexico as one of fifty participants for the International Interdisciplinary Seminar in Reading at the University of California in Santa Clara. She received her B.A., Master's and Ph.D from The University of New Mexico, where she was the graduate assistant in reading for two years at the Manzanita Center on the UNM campus. She taught for UNM, and also in workshops and as a temporary teacher for Albuquerque Public Schools. As a private Counselor and reading specialist, Dr. Willins taught many children and adults to read and also served as president of the Junior Women's Club and the Albuquerque Association of Mental Health. She was a charter board member of the International Reading Association, Bernalillo County chapter and a charter Commissioner on the Mayor's Commission on Adult Literacy. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church where she was a Sunday School teacher for the primary grades, and a deacon for the church. In 2004, she was among those honored as a 50-year member. She was a board member of the Albuquerque Child Guidance Center, the Community Council and the Albuquerque Rehabilitation Center. Patricia was a member of the National Reading Conference, the Albuquerque Association for Learning Disability, Pi Lambda Theta Honorary Society, and Literacy Volunteers of America where she was an instructor. She was a member of the Petal Pushers Garden Club and continued her love of growing geraniums inside her home during the winter months and outside in the summertime. She enjoyed feeding the wild birds and dabbling in oil painting. Patricia was a gifted pianist. She traveled often to Switzerland, Germany, and Austria - renting a car for 3 or 4 weeks, and photographing landscapes. She was an active golfer and bridge player at the Albuquerque Country Club where she served as secretary of the Women's Golf Association. Services will be held on Monday, September 10, 2012, 3:00 pm at First Presbyterian Church, 215 Locust St. NE. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the All Faiths Receiving Home or the Albuquerque Animal Humane Society. Please visit our online guest book for Dr. Paticia Willins at : www.RememberTheirStory.com FRENCH 1111 University Blvd NE 505-843-6333
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FRANTZ -- CARL M. Age 92, passed away peacefully on September 4, 2012. He was born on November 5, 1919, in Clinton, IN to Joseph and Izora Frantz. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Jane, and is survived by his daughters, Gay Hill, Laurie Carpenter and husband Mike; two grandsons, Chris Hill and wife Carol, and David Hill; and two great grandsons, Christopher and Caleb Hill. Carl was a devoted and caring husband and father and will be greatly missed. Carl joined the Army Air Corps as a cadet in January 1942 following Pearl Harbor, and after receiving his commission in March 1943, served as an aviation officer in the European Theatre of Operations during World War II. He later earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Mexico and enjoyed a 32 year career with Sandia National Laboratories, retiring in 1982. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt appreciation to Bill Willis, Marsha and the staff of Buena Vista Senior Care for their dedicated care and support. A private family service will be held at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Please visit our online guestbook for Carl at www.RememberTheirStory.com FRENCH 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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BLACK -- MARY INEZ EVELYN Age 64, was born August 13, 1948 in San Antonio, New Mexico, to Pedro and Paubla Chavez, passed away on September 5, 2012. Mary had a very close relationship with God and was an active volunteer at her church. She was a beloved mother and nana. Mary is survived by her husband, Reeves Douglas Black; son, Richard Lee Sanchez and wife, Heather; daughter, Valerie Sanchez; grand- children, Caleb Sanchez, Alexa Sanchez, and Ava Sanchez; sisters, Fidele Chavez, Ana Chavez, and Flora Listy; brother, Frank Chavez and wife, Tina; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mary graduated from Rio Grande High School, and received a Secretarial Diploma from T.V.I. in Albuquerque. Mary was a very dedicated worker and during her career worked for the Albuquerque Police Department as a NCIC Operator, she was a Board Secretary for the Bernalillo County Planning Commission for the City of Albuquerque's Planning Department and after she retired from the City, she worked at the City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs and assisted in the operation of the retired Senior Volunteer Program. She also worked as a Department Head for RAK's Build- ing Supply in Los Lunas, and served as an Assistant Manager for ACE Hardware in Albuquerque. Mary was very sports oriented and participated in race walking and basketball for New Mexico Senior Olympics at the local, state and national levels. While her children were in school, Mary was an active member of the Los Lunas High School Booster Club. Visitation will be Friday, September 7, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. by Maria and Daniel Gurule at Santuario de San Martin Catholic Church, 8321 Camino San Martin SW. Final visitation will be Saturday, September 8, 2012 at the Church from 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Monsignor Richard Olona, presider. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mary's nephews, Patrick and Michael Burk, Anthony and Andrew Listy, Ricky Foley, and Daniel A. Gurule. Please visit www.gabaldonmorutaryinc.com to sign the online guestbook. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary Inc. 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW 243-7861
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