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HAUSER -- Kathryn Hauser. In loving memory of Kathy Hauser November 16, 1952 - January 19, 2005 Happy birthday, Kathy! We love you and miss you every day. Give Dad a hug for us. Your family
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KING -- Bruce King, 85, of Stanley, NM passed away on Friday, November 13, 2009 at his ranch surrounded by his loving family. New Mexico's longest serving Governor, Bruce King, was born to Mollie and William King near Stanley, NM on April 6, 1924. He graduated from Stanley High School, attended the University of New Mexico, and began his lifelong commitment to public service with service to his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. On returning to Moriarty, he met and married his lifelong partner, Alice Marie Martin King, on June 1, 1947 at the Baptist Church in Moriarty, NM. He is survived by two sons, Bill and Gary; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Having enjoyed playing football at the University of New Mexico, Bruce continued as an avid supporter of high school sports and stalked the sidelines of Moriarty Pinto football games for his sons with such a gusto that he was often mistaken as the coach. He and his two brothers Sam and Don built their family homestead into one of the most successful farming and ranching operations in New Mexico. Bruce was dedicated to serving his community and New Mexico. Bruce's life in politics began in the early 1950's when he worked on Senator Dennis Chavez's campaign. In 1954 Bruce was elected to the Santa Fe County Commission. After two terms on the commission, Bruce ran for the New Mexico House of Representatives and was elected to the first of his five terms. In 1963 he was selected to the first of three terms as Speaker of the House, a job he always described as one of his favorites. Following his service in the Legislature, he was elected to the State's second Constitutional Convention and was chosen to serve as the President of the Convention. In 1970, Bruce was elected to his first term as NM Governor. Prevented from serving consecutive terms by the NM Constitution, Bruce ran and was elected for Governor twice more, in 1978 and 1990. Bruce did much to improve and modernize NM government including; creation of a professional personnel system, equalization of funding for education statewide, creation of the Severance Tax Permanent fund, creation of the environment department and bringing all services for children and families under the direction of a single cabinet agency. His lifetime in politics is detailed in his book "Cowboy in the Roundhouse". His legacy also includes the appointment of many honest and capable judges in NM. Bruce served his community in other ways, including the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, Wichita Farm Credit Bank Board, Sunwest Bank Board and the Four Corners Regional Commission. He was active in the Boy Scouts of America, a 4-H and FFA leader, a member of the Farm Bureau and NM Cattlegrower's Association, VFW and an honorary life member of the Moriarty Rotary Club. Bruce was Chair of the New Mexico Democratic Party and Vice-Chair of the National Governor's Association. Bruce is preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter Caitlyn King and his beloved wife, Alice. He is survived by his two sons, Bill King of Stanley, NM and Gary King and his wife, Yolanda of Moriarty, NM; brothers, Sam King and his wife, Che Sun Kim of Stanley, NM, Don King and his wife Dorothy of Stanley, NM; sister, Leota Brooks and her husband Jack of Libby, MT; grandchildren, Becky and Tom Spindle, Jenny and Josh Caldes, Stacy King and Eric and Cameron Anderson; and eight great- grandchildren. Former Governor Bruce King will lie in state at the NM State Capitol on Friday, November 20, 2009 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be on Saturday, November 21, 2009 at the Moriarty High School Gymnasium at 10:00 a.m., with Reverend Dr. Russell C. Lee, Lutheran Pastor officiating. Burial will follow at the Stanley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David King, Sam King, Jerry King, Kenneth Lloyd Martin, Robert Glen Repass, Tom Spindle, Josh Caldes and Eric Anderson. Honorary Pallbearers will be Becky Spindle, Jenny Caldes, and Stacy King. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to the New Mexico Children's Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to: Harris-Hanlon Mortuary "Our Family Serving Your Family" 505-832-6130 www.Harris-HanlonMortuary.com
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KRUM -- Mary Rosalie Krum, 71, a native of Reading, PA and resident of New Mexico (Albuquerque and Santa Fe) for over 50 years, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2009. Mary is survived by her husband of 52 years, Bill Krum; children, Marcy and husband Dan Louton of Albuquerque, NM, B.J. and husband Col. Patrick Terrell of Bell Air, MD, Mathew and wife Diane of Casper, WY.; grandchildren, Amber, Brittany, Chris, Ben, Shane, Julie, Scott, Elizabeth, Ashlyn and Jonathan; and two great-granddaughters, Chloe and Ella. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Rosalie Anna "Bortz" and Benjamin Franklin Bott III; and two sons, Peter and Marcus. Mary was an accomplished musician both pianist and organist and was the organist at various churches, most recently St. Timothy's Lutheran. Mary was bookkeeper and corporate officer for Krum Distributing in Santa Fe and Baum's Music in Albuquerque. She enjoyed being a Camp Fire Girl Leader, selling Avon, following the Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps, quilting, and most importantly traveling and spending time with her children and grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 3:00PM with Pastor Patricia Green officiating. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, 211 Jefferson St. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108. Please visit our online guestbook for Mary at RememberTheirStory.com. French 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE (505) 275-3500
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MARTINEZ -- Anthony Martinez. The family of Anthony Martinez thanks their many friends and relatives whose sympathy and thoughtfulness will always be remembered and deeply appreciated. RIVERSIDE FUNERAL HOME OF ALBUQUERQUE 225 San Mateo NE 764-9663
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MATTHEWS -- Henry King Matthews, 80, died Friday, November 13, 2009 in Albuquerque after a lengthy illness. Henry (Speedy) was born August 29, 1929 in Fairland, Oklahoma to Henry James Matthews and Minnie Viola King Matthews. After spending his childhood there, he attended Northeastern Oklahoma Junior College, Graceland College and Oklahoma State University. He served in the U.S. Army from December 1951 - November 1953. While attending OSU he met Geneva Mae Landers. They were married December 22, 1953 after Henry returned from serving overseas. He earned his BA degree at OSU and MA from UNM in Elementary Education. The family moved to Albuquerque in 1960 when he began teaching for Albuquerque Public Schools. He retired in 1989. Henry was a faithful member of the Community of Christ all his life and was ordained an Elder in 1976. During the summer he loved to serve at the camps at Sacramento Mountain Retreat near Cloudcroft, NM. He enjoyed traveling, watching sports (especially the UNM Lobos), fishing, camping, golfing and spending time with his family. Henry is survived by his wife Geneva; daughter Debbie Schultz and husband Steve of Grand Junction, Colorado; son Steve Matthews and wife Janice of Grand Ledge, Michigan; six grandchildren, Matt Schultz and wife Crystal, Tyler Matthews, Chris Schultz, Zach Matthews, Katie Schultz and Jake Matthews; brother David Matthews and wife Juli; brother-in-laws Logan Brown and Dale Landers and wife Geneva as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Manford Matthews; and two sisters, Lenora Patrick and Virginia Brown. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 17, 2009 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd NE. A celebration of his life will take place Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 10:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd NE. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Community of Christ, 4701 Juan Tabo NE following the interment. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sacramento Mountain Retreat and sent to Larry Rollstin, 4600 Sherwood St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109. Please visit our online guestbook for Henry at www.RememberTheirStory.com. French 1111 University Blvd. NE (505) 843-6333
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MCMINN -- Marjorie Funkhouser McMinn passed away on November 11, 2009. Marj was born on January 29, 1932, to Hazel and Kenneth Funkhouser, Marj grew up in Wilmette, Illinois, and came to New Mexico to study art at UNM. At the university she was a member and president of Pi Beta Phi sorority. She graduated with a BA degree in 1953. Marj was briefly married to Frank McMinn, her college sweetheart. Her first job was as a window display artist at Fedway Department Store. When it closed she worked as a graphic artist for several companies, and later started her own graphics art business. After retirement Marj volunteered her time for the Albuquerque Police Department, the New Mexico Zoological Society, and the St. John's Cathedral thrift shop. Marj loved reading, working puzzles, playing bridge and other games, her exercise class at St. Timothy's Church, and going out to lunch with friends. She is survived by her sister JoAnn Hayes of Liberty Lake, WA; nephews Kenneth Hayes (Sue) Arkansas, Christopher Hayes (Andrea) Minnesota, Jeffrey Hayes, Colorado; and niece Julie Adams (John) California, and several great-nieces and nephews. The family thanks Marj's many friends who visited and sent cards and letters during her illness, and especially thanks those she called her extended family who gave her comfort and contentment during her last days. Special thanks also to Hospice de la Luz, and the caregivers provided by Elder Care Solutions who gave her professional and compassionate home care 24/7; enabling Marj to remain at home with her cats Sally and Sam, and Charley, the visiting roadrunner. In accordance with her wishes, Marj has been cremated, and friends will celebrate her life with an old-fashioned Irish wake at O'Niell's Pub, 4310 Central Ave SW, on Saturday, November 21, 2009 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Friends of Marj's past and present, are invited. In lieu of flowers donations in Marj's name may be made to PACA, P.O. Box 21280, Albuquerque, 87154, or to the New Mexico BioPark Society, 903 10th St. SW Albuquerque 87102, or to St. John's Thrift Shop , P.O. 1246, Albuquerque 87103. Arrangements are by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th St. NW. 343-8008
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MONTOYA -- Secundino Cresencio Montoya, 63, a long-time resident of Wagon Mound, was called home to our Lord and Savior on Saturday, November 14, 2009. He was predeceased by his parents, Nemecio and Leonor Montoya; his brother, Samuel Montoya; and nephew, Sam Montoya. Sec is survived by his brothers, Nemecio "Nick" Montoya and wife, Christine, Richard Montoya and wife, Josephine, Federico Montoya and wife, Olga; Joe Montoya and wife, Maria; and Robert Montoya and wife, Dorothy; sisters, Marie Sullivan and Olivia Olsen; and numerous nieces and nephews. Sec was a fun-loving guy and jack-of-all-trades. His love was horses and he was the ultimate cowboy who taught most of his nieces and nephews how to ride horses on the ranch in Wagon Mound. Services are pending and will be announced Tuesday. Please visit Sec's online guestbook at www.ReflectionofLife.com. The Salazar family of REFLECTIONS Funerals & Life Celebrations 2400 Washington St. NE Albuquerque, NM 87110 884-5777
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MORALES -- Louisa Morales, age 84, a long time resident of La Jara, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 13, 2009. Visitations will be Monday from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Santo Nino Catholic Church in La Jara, NM, where a Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 11:00 a.m. also at the Church. Interment will follow at the La Jara Cemetery. Those who wish to express their condolences may do so at www.danielsfuneral.com. Louisa's care has been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services Alameda Mortuary 9420 Fourth Street NW Albuquerque, NM 87114 (505) 898-3160
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SIMPSON -- Tommy M. Simpson In Loving Memory November 6, 1944 - November 16, 2007 Two years ago you left us. Our hearts are still broken. We love and miss you terribly. Love, Yvonne, Saravahn, Tessa, Matt, Travis, Heather, Troy, Serena, Tatum, Jim, Tea, Jolie, Lucille, Stella, Xion, Elisadaye and little Emma, who is a duplicate of you.
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THOMPSON -- Thomas Paul Thompson was born on March 13, 1956 and passed away on November 5, 2009. At this time, no services have been arranged. Arrangements in care of RIVERSIDE FUNERAL HOME OF ALBUQUERQUE
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