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DETMER -- Richard C Detmer went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 18, 2006. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Melissa Sue Foster and his son, Mark Richard Detmer. He is sorely missed by his wife, Ruth; his daughters, Lisa Foster and husband, Bob, Jill Detmer, Joyce Lesperance and husband, Larry; and son, Todd Detmer and wife, Brenda. He was blessed with six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was the former owner of Sparetime Ltd. Flowers and Dick Detmers Designs in Silk. His passion in life was for the Lord Jesus Christ and ministry to inmates. He was ever appreciative of the beauty and grandeur of God's creation. Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 21, 2006, at Sandia Memory Gardens, 9500 San Pedro NE, (one block East of I-25, and one block North on Alameda) followed by a gathering at Hoffmantown Church, 8888 Harper Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87111 All are welcome. Memorials may be made to Hoffmantown Church Prison Ministry. French Mortuary 9300 Golf Course Rd. NW (505) 897-0300
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DEVLIN -- Edward R. Devlin, 79, of Albuquerque, NM, passed peacefully September 14, 2006. Preceded by wife, Beatrice, his soul mate and 3rd grade sweetheart. Ed and Bee had a love for life and traveled extensively. He will be missed ay all who knew him. Dad had an opinion on everything and was never afraid to share it. He was also very generous to all that were close to him. Survived by son, Tim and wife, Debbie of Albuquerque; Tom Devlin and grandson, Michael of Phoenix, AZ. Also survived by Beatrice's daughters, Anita Schumaker, husband, Steve, and children, Kyle and Paige; Barbara Monaweck and children, April and Alex; son, James Drost. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: American Macular Degeneration Foundation, P.O. Box 515, Northampton, MA 01061-0515 No service is planned per his request.
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DUGAN -- Joseph "Joe" Dugan, "King of the Road", 67, a resident of Farmington, NM since 1967, died Friday, September 15, 2006. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Dorothy Dugan; daughter, Liz Jacobs and husband, Mitch; son, Joseph Timothy Dugan, all of Farmington; grandchildren, Seaman Autumn Killgore, stationed in Norfolk, VA, Joseph Killgore of Portsmouth, VA, Amber Killgore, Summer Popplewell, and Christopher Hutchinson, all of Farmington; sister, Gloria A. Scarcell of Albuquerque; brother, John W. Dugan and wife, Ann of Downey, CA; aunt, Frances Van Kirk of Albuquerque; and a large extended family. Mr. Dugan was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Dennis M. Scarcell. He owned and operated Dugan Trucking until he retired in 2000. Joseph was a member of Kirtland Catholic Center. He had been a champion sprint car racer. Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Rosary will be recited 10:30 a.m. with a Memorial Mass at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 20, 2006, at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, 5415 Fortuna Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM; Rev. Roberto Fenzi, O. Praem, will celebrate. Services in Farmington will be scheduled at a later date. Should friends desire, contributions may be made in his memory to Four Corners Dialysis Center, 801 West Broadway, Farmington, NM 87401. Mr. Dugan's family would like to give a special thanks to Nurse Patty. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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FLORES -- ISOLA U. Ms. Isola U. Flores, 65, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away on September 19, 2006. Isola is survived by three loving children, Rosie Pacheco and husband, Vidal, Armando Riboni and wife, Julie, Jovie Riboni and girlfriend, Anna Tarntino; two brothers, Ray and Julian Flores; five grandchildren, Rosalie, Victoria, Veronica, Edwina, and Isaac; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jose and Ursula Flores; her brother, Carlos Flores; and her sister-in-law, Florence Flores. Visitation will be Thursday evening in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel, 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW, from 6:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. by Gabriela Nieto. Final visitation will be Friday morning from 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Legacy Church, 7201 Central NW with a Funeral Service at 10:00 a.m. by Pastor Jack Connor. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Isaac Pacheco, Fabian Lopez, Alex Garcia, John Quintana, Gino Flores, and Anthony Lucero. Honorary pallbearers will be Fred Gallegos and Johnny Martinez. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 243-7861
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FORTNER -- Dorothy Fortner joined her husband in the Kingdom of Heaven Saturday evening a few months short of her 80th birthday. She led a full life. Born in Canada, Dorothy's family then moved to Detroit, MI. In her early 20s she lived in India where her father worked for Chrysler Corporation. After Dorothy's return she met Norman Fortner in Detroit, eventually moving to Columbia, MO where daughter, Sally was born. Dorothy moved to New Mexico in 1966 for the benefits of the dry climate. She was the office manager for Dr. Bennett and Dr. John Roberts for more than 20 years. In retirement she enjoyed reading, gardening, and her dog and cats. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sally and Bart Koerner; sisters, Ann, Rose, Bette, Shirley, Pinky; numerous friends; and her little dog, Marc Anthony. A Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at the Grace Lutheran Church, 7550 Eubank Blvd. NE, 87122. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to New Mexico Animal Friends, P.O. Box 40189 Albuquerque, NM 87196. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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GARCIA -- David Wayne Garcia, age 51, beloved son, brother, and uncle, was called to his heavenly home by the Lord, Sunday, September 17, 2006. He was born March 24, 1955. He was preceded in death by his father, Bennie Garcia; his maternal grandparents Miguel and Lola Sena; paternal grandparents, David and Isabel Garcia; and his uncle, Ray Gutierrez. David is survived by his parents Polo and Dora Martinez; his siblings, Evelyn and Joe Chavez, Anthony and Lillian Garcia, Belinda and Joe Gurule, Tommy Garcia, Benito and Christella Garcia, Richard Garcia, Roberta and Jason Schoolcraft, Paul and Leticia Martinez; stepbrothers and sisters, Rick and Mary Martinez, Steve and Pauline Tafoya, and Grace Duran; 15 nieces and nephews; four great-nieces and -nephews; aunts and uncles, Mike and Margaret Sena, Jeanette Gutierrez, Jerry and Linda Sena, Willie and Merlinda Martinez; and several special cousins. Visitations will be today (Wednesday) from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Alameda Mortuary. A Rosary will be recited this evening at 7:00 p.m. at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church. Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday morning at 9:00 a.m. also at the church. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ray Gutierrez Jr., Stephen Gutierrez, David Flores, Joey Gurule, Josh Gurule, and Brian Del Curto. At the family request, in lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to the Cuidando Las Familias, Inc., P.O. Box 15116, Rio Rancho,NM 87124. Funeral Services are entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services Alameda Mortuary 9420 4th Street NW 898-3160
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GAYNOR -- Agnes Gaynor, 82, born in Doylestown, PA to parents Harry D. Gerhart and Minnie Hupp, died on Monday, September 18, 2006. She was a resident of Albuquerque since 1953, and is survived by her sons: Dennis Gaynor and wife, Becky and Jim Gaynor and wife, Toni; daughters, Kathleen Brady of Portland, OR, Joan Gaynor of Torrance, CA, and Patricia Lloyd and husband, Brian of Torrance, CA; grandchildren, Christopher Gaynor, Michael Gaynor and wife, Sheri, Lauren Lloyd, Joseph Lloyd, Matthew Gaynor and Rahanon Elsen; and great-granddaughter, Felicia Elsen; and sister, Doris Coggiola of Warminster, PA. Agnes was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph and brother, Buddy Gerhart. She was fully dedicated to her beloved husband of 61 years, her children, grandchildren, and great-granddaughter. Our family has been blessed and enriched by her love, faith, wisdom, creativity and sense of humor. Agnes was a gifted artist and lived her life to the fullest. During her high school years she was the Captain of her Rifle Team and later she loved to paint, draw, knit, crochet, and travel to Spain and Portugal with her husband, Joseph. Agnes loved animals and art and was a volunteer at the Animal Humane Society and the Art Gallery. Agnes and Joseph were members of Our Lady of Annunciation Catholic Church. A Rosary will be recited on Thursday, 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel. A Mass will be celebrated on Friday, 10:00 a.m., at Risen Savior Catholic Community, 7701 Wyoming Blvd. NE. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Friends may visit French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel on Thursday, 6:00 p.m. until Rosary. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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IDEN -- Robert Earl "Bob" Iden, 80, passed away September 14, 2006. He was born on December 15, 1925 in Albuquerque. He joined the Navy following high school and served during World War II. He met his wife, Pamela, following the war and they were married on January 30, 1952. Robert earned two masters degrees from UNM in biology and administration. He taught in schools across Albuquerque for thirty-two years and continued educating others even after retirement with homework help, science fair project ideas, and love. Robert was an avid photographer who captured the scenes he saw in life for others to share. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and attended St. John's Cathedral. He is survived by his wife, Pamela, their daughter, Robin, and two grandchildren, Mark and Amy. Services will be held Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at The Cathedral Church of St. John. Rev. Canon Gary Meade will preside. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Park, 700 Yale Blvd. SE.
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JORDAN -- Alexander Jordan, age 31, a longtime resident of Albuquerque's Westside, was killed in action, while honorably serving his country while in Iraq, on September 10, 2006. Alex attended New Mexico Military Institute and Cibola High School. He volunteered for the U.S. Army in September, 2003 and was a member of Company B, 4th Battalion, Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 23rd Infantry Regiment. Alex is survived by his wife, Tiffany Jordan of Anchorage, AK; father, Robert Jordan and his wife. Cynthia, of Rio Rancho; mother, Candace Jordan of Miami, FL; sister, Lacey Jordan; brother, Rey Jordan; sister, Christina Jordan, and Nic Condon, all of Albuquerque; and grandmother, Polly Cane of Clearwater, FL. A Graveside Service honoring Corporal Jordan will be held Thursday, September 21, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at Vista Verde Memorial Park, 4310 Sara Rd. SE, Rio Rancho. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sunshine Fund, C/O Rio Rancho Department of Public Safety, 500 Quantum, Rio Rancho, NM 87124. French Mortuary 9300 Golf Course Rd. NW (505) 897-0300
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MARTIN -- Velma Etta Martin celebrated 85 loving years with her family and friends and passed on early Friday morning, September 15, 2006. She is survived by her husband, Bob Martin; her sister; one aunt; four brothers, three daughters, Clara Jacobson and husband, Rich of Billings, MT, Angela Wrenn of Daytona Beach, FL, and Julie Bencoe and husband, Mike of Albuquerque; beloved son, Robert Martin of Albuquerque; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Velma was born July 15, 1921 in Osage, OK and graduated from Osage High school. She attended Oklahoma A & M in Stillwater, OK. Velma worked as an Aircraft Communicator for the Civil Aeronautics Administration in Oklahoma City and then was transferred to Albuquerque where she met our daddy and became a mother and homemaker. She was also a data processor for the Civil Service Commission in Albuquerque. Velma was a member of Netherwood Park Church of Christ and enjoyed quilting with the ladies from church. Our mom lived a life of love and sacrifice and will be greatly missed by friends and family. Friends may visit French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, Friday, September 22, 2006, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Services will be held Saturday, September 23, 2006, 10:00 a.m., at Netherwood Park Church of Christ, 5101 Indian School Rd. NE, with David Nester officiating. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Myasthenia Foundation of Albuquerque, P.O. Box 26873, 87125, American Cancer Society, 10501 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Suite 300, 87111 or to Albuquerque Christian Children's Home, 5700 Winter Haven Rd. NW, 87120. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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