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BALK -- CHRISTINA LOCHMAN BALK, 98, of Santa Fe died on March 8, 2006. She was born in Springfield, IL, on October 8, 1907. She received her PhD in Paleontology from Johns Hopkins University. She taught at Mount Holyoke College in Holyoke, MA and the University of Chicago. She and her husband, Robert Balk moved to Socorro, NM in 1952 to join the faculty at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology where she taught and acted as Dean of Women. She retired to Santa Fe in 1993 where she has resided at Ponce de Leon Retirement Community. The family asks that memorial contributions be directed to the Balk Scholarship at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in Socorro, NM. The family would like to thank the staff at Ponce de Leon Assisted Living Dept., and Odyssey HealthCare of Santa Fe. Cremation has taken place and private family services are planned. McGee Memorial Chapel 1320 Luisa St. Santa Fe 983-9151
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BORTHWICK -- Stanley Chalmers Borthwick, 86 died at Carillon House in Lubbock, Texas on March 4, 2006, following a long involvement with Alzheimer's disease. He was born on November 25, 1919 in Denver, CO to Mungo and Jessica Borthwick. As a young man, Stanley attended high school in Santa Fe where he began working with Lembke Construction Company. He entered the Navy and served with the Sea-Bee's in the South Pacific during World War II. Following the war, he returned to New Mexico and resumed working with Lembke Construction where his first project was the Eddy County Court House. He eventually became president of Lembke and served until his retirement in 1981. During his years in the construction industry, Stanley was active in many professional organizations. He was a member of the Construction Specifications Institute, and served as president of both the Petroleum Club and The New Mexico Associated General Contractors' Organization. He also spent 15 years on the board of directors for The National Associated General Contractors and then became Emeritus. On November 2, 1940, Stanley married Rita Lucille Giannini of Albuquerque. Stanley's work in the construction industry allowed them to travel throughout the world. During their 65 years of marriage, they were jointly active in many civic and social organizations. Rita preceded Stanley in death on September 27, 2005. Public service through the Fraternal Organizations was a life-long interest. During the war, Stanley belonged to the Guam Square and Compass Masonic Club in the South Pacific. As a young man he first joined the Lions Club in Lovington and then in Albuquerque where he became president in 1947. During this time he also organized the first Lions Club on an Indian Reservation. He was president of the Albuquerque Rotary Club, where he was the recipient of the Paul Harris Award. When he returned from the war, he joined The Scottish Rite, The Shrine, and became the potentate of Ballut Abyad Temple in 1978. He was also The Royal Director of The Royal Order of Jesters. As part of his civic involvement he served on the board of directors of Lovelace Clinic. Following his retirement, he and Rita moved to Ocean Hills, CA. Stanley joined the Al Bar Shrine Temple in San Diego and then organized the Ocean Hills Shrine Club. While in Ocean Hills he remained active as a Rotartian. In 2004, they moved to Lubbock, Texas to be closer to family members. Friends and family will always remember Stanley for his genuine good will, friendliness, and leadership ability. He was loved for his gift of story telling, his sense of humor, and for his generosity of spirit along with his love of butter pecan ice cream. Stanley is survived by his three children: sons, William of Albuquerque; James and wife Barbara of Lubbock, TX; and daughter, Sandra of Monterey, CA. He is also survived by his six grandchildren: Brian Borthwick and Anita King, Lubbock, TX; Thomas Blakeley, San Jose, CA; J. Blair Blakeley, Los Angeles, CA; Jennifer and Heather Borthwick, Washington D.C.; and two great-grandchildren, Kate and Carlie Borthwick, Lubbock, TX. His only sister, Alyce Sugg of Albuqeurque also survives him. Family visitation and services will be held at Strong-Thorne Mortuary 1100 Coal Ave., Saturday, March 11. Visitation will start at 9:30 a.m., immediately followed by the services at 10:00 a.m. Interment is to follow at Sunset Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Crippled Children's Transportation Fund, Ballut Abyad Temple; 6600 Zuni S.E.; Albuquerque, NM 87108 or to the local Alzheimer's foundations. Services are under the care and direction of: Strong-Thorne Mortuary 1100 Coal Ave. SE.
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BRANSON -- Ellaine C. Branson, 78, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, and a resident of Albuquerque since 1959, died Wednesday, March 8, 2006. She is survived by her husband of over 43 years, Neal A. Branson of Albuquerque; son, Rob Griffith and wife, Mary of Amarillo, TX; daughters, Rhonda Neilson of Albuquerque and Cyndi Greenleaf and husband, Randy of Henderson, NV; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Branson was born on September 7, 1927 in Elkins, WV. She graduated with honors from Allegany High School in Cumberland, MD. She was a member of Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church, where she belonged to a Covenant Group and the Grammas en Garde Prayer Group. Mrs. Branson was a long time member of the Alliance for the Mentally Ill. She enjoyed playing bridge with her husband and other couples. Services will be held Saturday, 3:00 p.m., at Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Graveside services will held on Monday, 11:00 a.m., at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Should friends desire, contributions may be made to the Alliance for the Mentally Ill, 6001 Marble N.E. 87110 or to the Good Samaritan Fund at Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church 8600 Academy N.E. 87111. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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CALLAHAN -- Patricia Eileen Callahan died suddenly after battling a recent illness Tuesday, March 7,2006. Patricia is survived by husband of nearly 50 years, George Domincovitch of Albuquerque; daughter, Georjan and son-in-law, Terryl Parry of Albuquerque; daughter, Kerri Yeager of Albuquerque; and grandsons, Sean Domincovitch and Devon Filer Albuquerque. An open house celebration of Patricia's life will be held Sunday, March 12 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. pm at the home of Terryl and Georjan Parry.
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CANDELARIA -- Melquiades (Mel) J. Candelaria, the family would like to thank all of their relatives and friends who attended the Rosary and Funeral Services. They would also like to express their gratitude for all the love, care and compassion that has been shown to them. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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CASTILLO -- Susan Storey Castillo, 60, a resident of Albuquerque died March 6, 2006 surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband of 39 years Max Castillo; son, Derick Castillo and wife, Angela; daughter, Danna Castillo; and many other loving family members. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nestor and Antonia Storey; brothers, Gill, Pat, and Jim Storey. Susan was a wonderful wife and mother and will be remembered for her hard work ethic, her love of cooking and her dedication to motherhood. All that knew her were blessed to have known an exceptional human being. Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held on Friday, March 10, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas NE. The family wishes to thank Presbyterian Intermediate Care and Odyssey Hospice for their love and care of Susan. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions should be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Central NM Affiliate, P.O. Box 92110, Alb., NM 87199, Casa Angelica Home, 5629 Isleta Blvd., SW, Albq., NM 87105 or to the Animal Humane Society, 615 Virginia SE, Albq., NM 87112. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 275-3500
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CERVANTES -- Martin A. Cervantes went home to be with the Lord on March 6, 2006 at the age of 46. He was born on October 1, 1959 in Albuquerque, NM. A Rosary will be recited on Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Garcia Mortuary. Refreshments will be served after the Rosary in the Celebration of Life Room also at Garcia Mortuary. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. at San Jose de Duranes Church. Burial will follow at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Services are in the care of: GARCIA MORTUARY 717 Stover Ave. S.W. 243-5222
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CHAVEZ -- Jose A (Sharkie) Chavez 10/24/34 - 03/10/02 We watched him suffer and saw him fade away, although we loved him dearly, we could not make him stay. We love and miss you. Cecilia
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CHAVEZ -- Leonardo B. Chavez, age 74, was born on November 6, 1931 and passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2006. Leo was a Penitente. He was a truck driver for the City of Albuquerque and retired after 33 years of service. Leo was also a U.S. Army veteran and served during the Korean War. He is preceded in death by his parents, Estanislao Chavez and Sophia Trujillo; father and mother-in-law, Joe and Carlota Vigil; sons, Herman and Joe (Dodo); and daughters, Emma Lou Chavez and Maggie Sanchez. He is survived by his wife, Annie; daughter, Carla and husband, John Meier and granddaughter, Valeri Chavez. He is also survived by his sisters, Bennie Sanchez, Alma Mora and Lorraine Silva; brothers, Faustine, Roman and George Chavez; brother-in-law, Ben Vigil; twelve grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A Rosary will be recited on Friday, March 10, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2006 also at St. Francis Church where the Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Diego Lucero, Marcos Chavez, Miguel Aragon, Anthony Chavez, Joe Ben Chavez and best friend, Eliseo Saavedra. Honorary pallbearers will be Vincent Chavez, Isaac Chavez and Johnny Ray Barela. Arrangements by Salazar & Sons Mortuary, 400 Third St. SW.
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CORDOVA -- Randy Cordova, age 47, died on March 7, 2006 as a result of a motorcycle accident. He was born on March 27, 1958, son of Adan and Helen Cordova of Santa Rosa, NM. He served in the US Marine Corps. He retired from the USPS in 2005. Survivors include his wife, Barbara; son, James; daughter, Elaine; mother, Helen; brother, Mark; nephew, Dylan and numerous other beloved family. Rosary Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 10th, 2006 at St. Edwin's, 2105 Barcelona Rd SW in Albuquerque. Mass Celebration will be on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Rose de Lima in Santa Rosa, NM with Father Bill Sanchez offciating. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice.
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