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ROWDABAUGH -- Marshall J Rowdabaugh, 88, a resident of Albuquerque since 1952, died in Albuquerque on Thursday, May 17, 2007. He was born November 5, 1918 in West Liberty, IA, the second child of Bertha Bernice and Seth Earl Rowdabaugh. Marshall is survived by his son, Kirk M Rowdabaugh, his wife, Patricia and their daughter, Rachael of Phoenix, AZ; and daughter, Marsha L. Jacklin, her husband, William and their daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Ray Josephson of Albuquerque; three sisters, Ruth McKinney of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii; Baja Clarke of Portola Valley, CA; Jo An Johnson of Fremont, CA; brother, Earl Rowdabaugh, of Orland IN; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Louise Rowdabaugh in 2004. A long-time member of Albuquerque's Medical Community, Marshall received his pre-med degree in 1941 from The University of Texas at El Paso (then West Texas School of Mines and Metallurgy). He proudly became a member of the U.S. Army Medical Corps following the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. Marshall completed his Doctor of Medicine from Indiana University in 1945. Following military service in 1948, he practiced general medicine in South Bend, Indiana until 1950. After pursuing a residency in anesthesia in 1951, the family relocated to Albuquerque in 1952. Marshall attained National Board Certification in Anesthesiology and practiced with Albuquerque Anesthesia Associates until his retirement in 1983. He was a member of Rotary Club, the Greater Albuquerque Medical Association, the American Medical Association, and New Mexico Medical Political Action Committee. Marshall enjoyed bridge, round dancing, cooking and gardening after his retirement. Friends of Dr. Rowdabaugh will gather Monday, 2:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel to celebrate his life. Graveside Services will take place at the Santa Fe National Cemetery on Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to University of New Mexico School of Medicine Scholarship Ship Fund, MSC08 4700, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-0001. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE (505) 843-6333 www.frenchmortuary.com
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WARREN -- Miriam B. Warren, 91, a resident of Albuquerque, NM for more than sixty years, passed away on May 18, 2007 in Albuquerque. Mrs.Warren was born on June 10, 1915 to Charles Burtis and Emma True (Newby) Barnes of Las Vegas, NM. She graduated Suma Cum Laude of her class at Highlands University in Las Vegas, NM in 1937. She belonged to the Tri Sigma Sorority Alumni and Eastern Star. Her interests were family, home, traveling, bookkeeping and reading. She was the previous co-owner and bookkeeper for Warren Auto Supply and ABC Mobile Brakes. She was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert (Deb) Warren in 1974. She is survived by a son, Michael Warren and his wife, Margaret, of Eden Prairie, MN; a daughter, True Dee Paques and husband, Ed, of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Robin Baxter and her husband, James, Jon Paques and his wife, Stephanie, of Albuquerque, and Deborah Chebatar and her husband, Gerry, of Virginia; and four great-grandchildren, Debbie Jo Baxter, Justin and Shaun Paques, and Jason Chebatar; a niece, Zona Faye Cottrill and her husband, Richard; as well as several grand-nieces and -nephews. Viewing and Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2007 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Daniels Family Funeral Services, 3113 Carlisle Blvd. NE, Albuquerque. The Graveside Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. Reverend Raymond Franks will be presiding over the services. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the charity of your choice. Fitzgerald & Son Funeral Home A member of Daniels Family Funeral Services 3113 Carlilse Blvd. NE Albuquerque, NM 87110 505-884-1188
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APODACA -- JOSHUA E. The family of Joshua E. Apodaca would like to thank all of their relatives and friends for the kind expression on sympathy extended to them during their bereavement; to Father Lambert Luna, St. Joseph on the Rio Grande Catholic Church, presider of the Funeral Service; to Pastor Nathaniel Loehle, presider of the Prayer Service, and to the pallbearers. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW
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ARCHULETA -- CHRISTINE It has been 3 years since you went to be with the Lord. And to us it seems like yesterday. The love and pain in our hearts will never go away. Our life has not been the same but we thank God for the 22 years that he gave us with you. We have beautiful memories. These beautiful memories and our faith in God is what keeps us going every day. You will always be in our mind and heart. We miss you. Love, Mom Ramona, Dad Faustin Brother Ron, and Big Sister Donna
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BACCHUS -- Stephen P. Bacchus, 62, a resident of Albuquerque since 1947, died peacefully in his sleep Thursday, May 17, 2007, from metastatic pancreatic cancer. Steve is survived by his wife, Jane Mullins Bacchus; his children, Brett and Claudia Bacchus and Scott and Erin Bacchus; his mother, Louise Bacchus; his brothers, Bill and Mary and Charley and Charlene; sisters-in-law and their families, Marla Kay and Byrl Blount and Linda Christ; his nieces, Barbara Blount, Marjorie Goldstein, Janalee Barnard and Nina Lussow; his nephews, Casey and Kate Christ and Travis and Coleen Christ; his great-nieces, Avery, Sarah, Rachel, Tasha, Cali, and Caroline; and his great-nephew, Devon. He was preceded in death by his father, W.M. Bacchus. Steve graduated from Highland High School in 1962, from UNM with a BBA in 1966 and an MBA in 1968. He was an outstanding basketball player at Highland and went on to play for the Lobos for two years. While at UNM, Steve served on the Student Council and was a member of Sigma Chi, Vigilantes, Chakaa, Blue Key and Who's Who. Steve worked for New York Life since 1977. He was a member of the Albuquerque Rotary Club, past president of EAGA and a member of the UNM Alumni Letterman's Assn. Steve was on the UNM Alumni Board from 1999-2005 and served as president of the Association in 2003-2004. He was a kind and loving son, husband, father and brother. Steve was a devout Christian. He was a charter member of Sandia Presbyterian Church. Memorial Services will be held on Monday, May 21, 2007, 11:00 a.m., at Sandia Presbyterian Church, 10704 Paseo del Norte NE, with Pastor Dewey Johnson officiating. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Jim Baxter, Mike Danoff, Ted Garrett, Klint Hall, Ron Harris, Robert John, Terry Johnson, Jerry Jones, Barbara Kerl, Scott Mitchell, J.T. Richards, Lanny Rominger, Lee Trussell and Donnie Kaufman. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Sandia Presbyterian Church or UNM Alumni Assn., c/o Karen Abraham, MSC01 1160, 1 University of New Mexico, 87131. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505)823-9400 www.frenchmortuary.com
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BEEMAN -- Nicholas Beeman May 20, 1980 - June 2, 2002 Happy Birthday It's been five long years since you passed. There is not a day that goes by that we don't think about you. We miss you more and more everyday. We love you. Love your family
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CANDELARIA -- JERRY F. The family of Jerry F. Candelaria would like to thank all their relatives and friends for their kind expression of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement; to Father Bijoy Frances, St. Anne Catholic Church, presider of the Mass, to Deacon Pablo LeFerbe for reciting the Rosary; and to the pallbearers. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW
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CARLSON -- Bengt Carlson -was born in 1915 in Sweden. While working at the University of Stockholm from 1932 to 1936, he was persuaded by visiting Yale University professors to enroll at Yale, which he did, earning his degrees in mathematics. He became a U.S. citizen in 1942. In 1943, Carlson joined the British Mission in Canada, where he worked on Atomic research in connection with the Manhattan Project. In 1945, he was transferred to Project Y (Los Alamos) with his boss George Placzek and J. Carson Mark. Later, from 1951 to 1968, Carlson headed the Computing Center at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory. He continued working at Los Alamos as a mathematician/numerical analyst until retiring in 1976. Carlson became a member of the American Mathematical Society in 1940. In 1951, he became a member, later a fellow, of the American Nuclear Society. Carlson was married to his wife Julia for 58 years, until her death in 1999. In 1952, they bought a house in Tesuque, in the country north of Santa Fe, New Mexico, where they lived for close to 50 years. In 2001, Carlson moved to El Castillo Retirement Residences in Santa Fe, NM. He is survived by his son, David and wife, Mary of Jemez Springs; and his grandchildren, Mica Tyler and husband, Todd of Rio Rancho; Lynn (Decol) Port and husband, Ross of Cornelius, NC; K. Perry Rutherford of Los Alamos; Jessica Callico and husband, Brian of Arvada, CO; and his great-granddaughter, Haley Juliana Callico. A gathering to celebrate Bengt's life will be held at El Castillo Retirement Residences, 250 East Alameda, Santa Fe, on Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at 2 p.m. MCGEE MEMORIAL CHAPEL 1320 LUISA STREET SANTA FE, NM 87505 (505)983-9151
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CHAVEZ -- ANASTACIO B. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to all relatives and friends who were so kind and supportive during this difficult time; and to the pallbearers; those who sent Memorial Contributions, cards, and food. Your thoughtfulness will always be gratefully remembered. Funeral Services were entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services Alameda Mortuary 9420 Fourth Street, NW 898-3160
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CHAVEZ -- Mr. Manuel Diatocha Chavez, 90, of Albuquerque, died at home on Thursday -- Born on a cold winter's day in Moriarty, NM, January 10, 1917, he went home to glory on a sunny day, May 17, 2007, at the glorious age of 90 years. Mr. Chavez is the beloved husband to Mrs. Mabel Chavez; and is also survived by his children, Dottie Sinkey, Josie Cordero and husband, Pastor Joe, Rosalie Cordero and husband, Manuel, Ralph Chavez and wife, Susan, Ernest Chavez and wife, Carmen, Betty Claus and husband, Bob, Harry Chavez, Kathy Caldwell and husband, Roger, Lora Montoya, Terry Chavez, Orie Zamora and wife, Elaine; four step-children, Antoinette Martinez, Larry Martinez and wife, Debbie, Donald Martinez and wife, Lorrie, Ray Martinez and wife, Dee Dee; five sisters, Ruth Ojeda, Eloisa Montano and husband, Paul, Sophie Lara, Anne Sanchez, Theresa Baca and husband, Max; one brother, Steve Chavez and wife, Eulogia; 35 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Mr. Chavez was preceded in death by his sons, George and Danny and brothers, Gus and Louie. Manuel Chavez was the son of Juan Chavez and Josefita Martinez, he was fourth of nine children. He resided in Martinez Village at the edge of the Manzano Mountains. His father, Juan dedicated his life to farming, ranching and working as a coal miner. Josefita was a pioneer wife and mother. Manuel was raised in a loving family and went to a country school. He had 3 years of formal education, which was quickly interrupted by his fathers back injury in a coal mining accident. Manuel's brothers and sisters took over the responsibility of the family and the family struggled through 4 years during their father's rehabilitation. Due to this hardship, Manuel went to work cutting and selling fire wood at just nine years old. At the age of 15, Manuel and his brothers invested in a truck and began his first trucking venture. Eventually he established a personal business under his own name; MD Chavez Trucking, which he continued at for 69 years. He finally retired at 84 1/2. Manuel started his trucking business at age 15, hauling wood and coal, and evolved to hauling sand, gravel and asphalt for the majority of his working career. He worked on road projects in New Mexico, Colorado, and Arizona, and was instrumental in the building of the interstate system in New Mexico. Working under the construction companies of: Henry Thygeson, Scousen-Heiss, CR Davis, OD Cowart, Wylie Brothers , JW Jones, JR Hale, Ted Brown, Universal, Cocon, Western Mobile And Lafarge. He worked for Superintendents: Frank Chacon, Gilbert Pohl, Bob Thompson, and Reynel Fernandez. Manuel left a legacy to his sons and grand sons by initiating them into the trucking industry. He was instrumental in birthing the following business within his family - Langford Leasing, EM Chavez Trucking, SPY/D Trucking, and Cordero Trucking. Manuel was exempt from military service during World War II with a farm exemption which provided pinto beans for the war effort. Later, two of his sons would serve in Vietnam -- Ralph Paul and Daniel Joseph. He lost his son Danny in Vietnam. Manuel had a love of world history; he also enjoyed fishing and traveling. Visitation for Mr. Chavez will be Sunday afternoon from 3:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Heaven Bound Ministries Church, 4311 12th St. NW, with a Prayer Service to be held at 4:00 p.m. by Pastor Joe Cordero. Final visitation will be Monday morning from 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Heaven Bound Ministries Church with a Funeral Service to be held at 10:00 a.m. by Pastor Joe Cordero. Interment will take place at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Martinez Village. Pallbearers will be Larry Martinez, Ray Martinez, Jason Chavez, George Cordero, Anthony Cordero, and Danny Woodings. Honorary pallbearers will be Rudy Page, Michael Montoya, Louie Cano, and Nick Cano. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW 243-7861
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