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DEL VALLE -- Susie Alice (Davis/Rivers) nee Momsen, age 91. Born February 24, 1916, she went Home to be with Lord Jesus Christ on July 7, 2007. Preceded in death by husbands, Cliff Davis, Archie Rivers, and Julian Del Valle. She is survived by daughters, Deanna Eder, Judy Callinan; sons, Clellan (Connie) Davis, Wayne Davis; eight grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was the twin of John, and the last surviving of nine Momsen children of St. Paul Park. Cliff and Sue moved from Stillwater to Corrales, NM in 1982, Sue returning to Minnesota in 2004. Memorial Service 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake, MN 55025. Gathering of family and friends one hour prior to the Service. Mattson Funeral Home and Cremation Service (651)464-3556 www.mattsonfuneralhome.com
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FORE -- Paul L. Fore, 74, a resident of Albuquerque since 1979, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2007. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Marilyn Fore; their two children, Paul A. Fore of Albuquerque and Cynthia Fore of San Diego, CA; his sister, Joan Allwin of Independence, MO; and other relatives and friends. Paul grew up in St. Joseph, MO, and attended St. Francis Xavier Grade School and Christian Brothers High School. He then went on to achieve a B.S. in Biology from Northwest Missouri State College in Maryville, a M.S. in Wildlife Management at Iowa State University in Ames, and a Ph.D. in Biology/Fisheries at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Paul went on to have a successful career with the U.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). His special achievements included being an elected Fellow with the American Institute of Fisheries Research Biologists, receiving an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Silver Medal for Superior Service, FWS Special Achievement Award in 1992 for initiation of the Natural Resource Development and Assessment (NRDA) Restoration Program, and over 25 research publications on fish and wildlife, ecology, mitigation, and NRDA. In addition to his career, Paul dedicated his life to the welfare of his family. When his children were younger, he took much pride in his role as a little league baseball manager. Since retirement, while his health allowed, Paul enjoyed activities such as mountain climbing with the New Mexico Mountain Club, birding with the Audubon Society, hunting small game and migratory birds, and volunteering with the N.M. Donor Services and Organ Transplant Awareness Program (OTAP). He would be happy to know that he was accepted as a candidate for tissue donation. Cremation has taken place and a memorial rosary will be held at French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE, Wednesday, July 11, 2007, 7:00 p.m., with Father Anthony reciting. Paul routinely attended Risen Savior Catholic Church. Mass and Interment will take place at a later date in St. Joseph, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, Paul would be honored to have memorial contributions made to Immoculata Manor-Group Home for Disabled Ladies, 2135 Manor Way, Liberty, MO 64069, in his name. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505)823-9400 www.frenchmortuary.com
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GAY -- Ruby Loretta Gay was born July 20, 1948 to Joe P. and Lillie Romero in Taos, NM. Sadly, Friday morning, July 6, 2007 our beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and beloved friend, passed away peacefully in her sleep, due to complications of cancer. Ruby was as strong as we all have grown to know and love her for. The loss of Ruby is something that we will all feel for a long time and a great woman was lost on Friday. Ruby was preceded in death by her father, Joe P. Romero and her two sisters, Shirley and Maclovia Romero. She is survived by her mother, Lillie of Santa Fe; her loving husband of 39 years, Vurgel of the family home in Albuquerque; her three sons, Wade and wife, Cecilia of Phoenix, AZ; Tim and Nicole, and Pat, all of Albuquerque; two grandsons, Shaun and Ian; two sisters, JoAnn Muniz of Albuquerque, Diane Lopez and husband, Chris of Pecos; three brothers, Adolfo Romero and wife, Kathy, Eligio Romo and wife, Pat, all of Albuquerque, Johnny Romero and wife, Carol of Los Lunas; as well as a long list of other family members and friends who loved her and will miss her deeply. Services will be held at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church on Lomas and Tennessee NE, on Wednesday, July 11, 2007. A Rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m., followed by the Mass of Christian Burial being celebrated 10:00 a.m. Interment will then take place at the Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe, NM at 1:30 p.m. Your Prayers and condolences are appreciated. In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial contribution to the American Cancer Society, 10501 Montgomery Blvd. NE Ste. #300, Albuquerque, NM 87111. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th St. NW, ABQ. 505-343-8008
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GERSTEL -- Esther Jimenez Gerstel, 86, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2007. She was born in Albuquerque, NM on March 16, 1921. Esther met her beloved husband, "Whitey," while they were both serving in the Navy in Clearfield, UT. They were married in 1946. Esther and Whitey owned an operated Whitey's Wallpaper Center and Esther's Ladies' Wear. They also kept a residence in Jemez Springs, NM since 1968 and eventually retired there in 1980. Esther enjoyed singing in the church Choir and exercising with friends at the Palo Duro Senior Center. She had many friends and relatives in New Mexico and will be greatly missed by her loving family. Esther was preceded in death by her beloved husband, "Whitey." She is survived by her daughter, Judy and husband, David Clarke of FL; sons, Chuck and wife, Sharon, and Steve, all of Albuquerque; six grandchildren, Jason and wife, Michelle, Jennifer and husband, Patrick, Melissa, Brittany, Ashley, and Dustin; three great-grandchildren, Colin, Madison, Delaney and one more due any day. Services will be held Friday, July 13, 2007, 10:30 a.m., at the Second Presbyterian Church, 812 Edith NE, with Rev. Roberto Woodruff officiating. Pallbearers will be Jason Burwitz, Dustin Gerstel, Manuel Jimenez, Steve Jimenez, Bo Garcia, Darrin Jimenez, Ray Reichbach, and Jeff Reichbach. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Second Presbyterian Church, 812 Edith Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE (505) 843-6333 www.frenchmortuary.com
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HIGHTOWER -- Nellie Hightower, 95, a longtime Albuquerque resident, passed peacefully at the home of her daughter in Tucson, AZ, on July 5, 2007. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fortunato and Teresa Rino; brothers, Frank "Chico" and Fortunato "Forty"; and sisters, Rose, Francis "Fannie", Mary "May", and Margaret. She is survived by daughter, Beverly and husband, Kenneth Crawford of Tucson; and son, Charles Gardner and his wife, Carol of Rochester, NY; grandchildren, Christina, Anthony, and Michael Crawford of Tucson, Bob, Jim, and Jeff Gardner and Patty Portland, all of Rochester. She is also survived by six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews who were very special to her. Nellie will always be remembered as a very independent and strong willed woman who worked hard her whole life even into her eighties. She was always very giving to those around her and no matter what time of the day or night company would drop by she would always make sure they were VERY well fed. As the matriarch of the Rino family her presence in the family will be greatly missed. A celebration of Nellie's life will be held graveside at Trinidad Masonic Cemetery in Trinidad, CO on July 20, 2007 at 2 p.m.
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IBARRA -- JOSEPHINE Mrs. Josephine Ibarra, 65, born in Pecos, NM and a resident of Albuquerque passed away on July 9, 2007, and is now in Heaven with our Lord. Mrs. Ibarra is the beloved wife to Mr. Luis Ibarra Sr., married for 28 years. Mrs. Ibarra is also survived by her loving children, Debra Martinez and husband, Cipriano Villezcas, Marcella Chavez and husband, Ray, Lupe Ortega, Erwin Martinez, Angelica Dominguez and husband, David, Luis Ibarra Jr. and Lawrence Ibarra; three sisters, Rose Bergen and husband, Jack, Gloria Barela and husband, Isidoro, Inez Otero and husband, Vicente; one brother, Filimon Vigil and wife, Doris; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends and will be missed very much. Mrs. Ibarra was preceded in death by her brothers, Tom Vigil and Bartolo Vigil, her sister, Nickie Garcia and her parents, Antonio and Guadalupe Vigil. Mrs. Ibarra was a member of the Catholic Church. Visitation for Mrs. Ibarra will be Wednesday afternoon from 2:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel. A Rosary will be recited Friday, July 13, 2007, at San Martin Catholic Church, 8301 Camino San Martin SW, at 8:30 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW 243-7861
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JAY -- Janine M. Jay, 81, passed away on July 7, 2007, in Albuquerque, NM . She was born in Chicago and graduated from Notre Dame High School. She married her beloved husband, Raymond Jay, in 1945. They moved their young family to Southern California in 1955, living in Azusa, then Covina. Janine was a registered nurse and especially loved her work for the Red Cross. She was a longtime member of St. Louise de Marillac Catholic Parish in Covina. After retirement, Janine loved traveling the world with Ray, bringing home tales of new friendships and adventures. Following her husband's death 10 years ago, she moved to Albuquerque where she enjoying living with her daughter and granddaughters. Janine is survived by her sons, Lawrence Jay and wife, Marilyn of Santa Rosa, CA, Charles Jay and wife, Patricia of Homer, AK; and daughters, Nancy Jay of Albuquerque, and Marianne Jay Gebramariam of Washington. She has eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She also is survived by her sister Isabelle, and brother-in-law Arthur Royce of Covina; brothers and sisters in-law; and many nieces and nephews. Should friends desire, memorial contributions can be made to American Red Cross. Memorial Mass: July 12, 2007, St. Therese Church, 300 Mildred NW, Albuquerque at 8 a.m. Graveside Services at Riverside National Cemetery are pending. Local arrangements in care of RIVERSIDE FUNERAL HOME OF ALBUQUERQUE 225 San Mateo Blvd. NE 764-9663 www.riversidefunerals.com
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JOHNSON -- Geraldine Kay Johnson, 67, passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2007 after a brief illness. All of those who knew Geraldine admired her for her gentleness, resilience, and confidence, but, most of all, we admired her for her ability to survive tremendous adversity. She cared deeply for the creatures of the earth and found great joy in her frequent visits to the Rio Grande Zoo. Geraldine was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Her life was a testament to overcoming seemingly insurmountable odds. She will be missed. Arrangements by Daniels Family Funeral Services 4310 Sara Rd. Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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KERSH -- Blake Forrest Kersh Jr. passed away in Raton, NM on Sunday July 8, 2007. He was at his home and surrounded by family. Blake was born in Shamrock, TX on June 6, 1925 and graduated from Shamrock High School in 1943. Upon graduation from high school he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corp. He was a Staff Sergeant in the 345th Bombardment Group, "Air Apaches". He participated in the following campaigns: Air Offensive in Japan, Bismarck Archipelago, New Guinea, South Philippines, Luzon, and Western Pacific. Blake received decorations for the American Theater, Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Philippines Liberation, Good Conduct Medal and Victory Medal. Following his honorable discharge from the Army Air Corp, he attended and was graduated from Texas Tech University. After graduation he worked for Amarillo Hardware for several years and then was a life underwriter for Equitable Life Assurance Society of New York. He married Wilma Moore in Raton, NM July 27, 1953. Blake loved working in his garden and taking care of his yard and house. Blake was a wonderful father and husband. He is survived by his loving spouse of 54 years, Wilma Moore Kersh. He is also survived by his children, Krista J. Kersh and husband, Randy Hicks of Albuquerque, NM; Blake F. Kersh III of Raton, NM; Gene M. Kersh, wife, Ellen and sons, Andrew and Stephen of Albuquerque, NM; Timothy H. Kersh, wife, Conna Meader and son, Lyle of Albuquerque, NM; Jeffrey J. Kersh, wife, Ann and children, Elizabeth, Madeleine, Joseph, Maria, Antonia, and Jeffrey of Post Falls, ID; Gretchen M. Torline, husband Terry, and children, Blake, Gabrielle, and Katherine of Wichita, KS; Amy P. Wendt, husband, Richard, and children, Alexandra and Aidan of Lawrence, KS; and sister, Katherine Harbour of Waco, TX. The Rosary will be Thursday, July 12, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. and Mass to follow at 10 a.m. at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Trinidad, CO. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (www.cf.org) or Fisher House (www.fisherhouse.org).
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LOYD -- Everett Webber Loyd, 79, of Tijeras, NM passed away Friday, July 9, 2007 in Truth or Consequence, NM. Everett was born March 15, 1928 in Tijeras, NM to Green B. and Alma A. (Allred) Loyd. Everett married Alma G. White on February 6, 1956. He was preceded in death by his parents; and daughter, Helen McDonough. Everett is survived by his wife, Alma G. Loyd of Tijeras, NM; son, Nathan W. Loyd of Tijeras, NM; grandchildren, James Paul Rowland, Justine Parris, Erik McDonough, Lori McKallen; and great-grandchild, Faith Parris. Graveside Services will be held Thursday, July 12, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at the Mountain Valley in Edgewood, NM, Pastor Tom Schenk will be officiating. Pallbearers are Greg Trujillo, Alvin T. Plant, Joseph William Plant, Richard Myers, William Carter and Daniel Ray. Honorary Pallbearers will be Roy McComb, Paul McComb, Dave Carter, William W. Plant and Jess E. Doty. Arrangements entrusted to Harris-Hanlon Mortuary (505) 832-6130 "Our Family Serving Your Family" www.Harris-HanlonMortuary.com
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