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D'ANDREA -- Lt. Col. Natal V. "Dan" D'Andrea, USAF (Ret.) aged 84 of Albuquerque, passed away Sunday morning May 29, 2005 at a local hospital. He was born on April 5, 1921 in New York City, New York to Vincent and Norma (Rizzo) D'Andrea. He married Elizabeth R. Pead on December 4, 1943 in Houston, TX and she preceded him in death on January 2, 1995 after 52 years of marriage. Mr. D'Andrea is survived by his daughter, Noel and her husband Michael Horcasitas of Corrales, NM; his son, Major Jon and his wife Captain Christa D'Andrea of San Antonio, TX; four grandchildren; two sisters and one brother: Hilda Carvella of Florida, Olga Clemente and Robert D'Andrea, both of New Jersey. Mr. D'Andrea was a retiree of the United States Air Force serving from 1943 until his retirement in 1972 where he has since resided in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He served in WWII, Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War as a navigator and a meteorologist. He volunteered his passion of Paleontology at the Natural History Museum in Albuquerque; he also held a degree and certification in industrial hygiene and held a position with the state of New Mexico as an OSHA inspector for over ten years. Graveside Services with full military honors will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2005 at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, NM. French Mortuary 9300 Golf Course Rd. NW (505) 897-0300
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FRATRICK -- George T. Fratrick, 83, a resident of Albuquerque, died on Monday, May 30, 2005. He is survived by his wife, Pauline Fratrick; daughter, Michelle Fratrick of Albuquerque; two sons, Michael and wife Marge of Albuquerque, and Mark and wife Vicki of Taos; one grandson, Jason Fratrick of Albuquerque; two sisters-in-law; and several nieces and nephews. George was a veteran of the U.S Army having served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. He was also a member of Risen Savior Catholic Community. He loved his garden and loved to cook and enjoyed a good martini. A Prayer Vigil will be said on Friday, June 3, 2005 at 5:00 p.m. at French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, June 4, 2005 at Risen Savior Catholic Community, 7701 Wyoming Blvd. NE. Friends may visit French Mortuary on Friday, June 3, 2005 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans Department of New Mexico, PO Box 3907, Station D, 87190, or The Albuquerque Stroke Club, 1925 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, Suite B, Box 240, 87112 French Mortuary 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE 823-9400
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FRAZEE -- Joseph O. Frazee, age 86 was called home on Saturday, May 28, 2005. He will be reunited with his loving wife Norma who preceded him in death on May 4th 2002. He is survived by his four children, Karen Frazier of Arizona, Mark Frazee of Albuquerque, Chris Frazee of Colorado, and Jodi Brown Frazee of Albuquerque; 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Despite his lack of opportunity for formal education, he enlisted in the United States Navy at age 17. His persistence, desire to serve and determination to succeed earned him the rank of Lieutenant Commander. While fulfilling various assignments including the Maiden voyage of the USS Saratoga [CVA-60], the Atomic Energy Commission and the Office of the Inspector General he and his family resided in Norfolk, VA; Las Vegas, NV; San Diego, San Francisco, Panama and Albuquerque, NM. He resided in Albuquerque at 3 different times the 1940s, 1950s, and located here permanently in June of 1968. Though his lifetime accomplishments were many, what he was best known for was his generosity and gratitude for those who extended kindness toward him and his family. He was sometimes referred to as the "turtle man" because he presented boxes of "turtles" candy as a token of his appreciation. There are many health care personnel of the Veteran's Hospital, the employees of his favorite restaurants and friends will greatly miss the sweetness of his gratitude. Funeral services will be held at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel, on Wednesday, June 1, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Larry Miller officiating. Interment with full military honors will be held at Santa Fe National Cemetery June 1st at 2:30 p.m. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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HOLGUIN -- Santiago Q. Jr. Final viewing for Santiago Q. Holguin Jr. will be this morning from 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. in the Chapel of the Alameda Mortuary. Funeral Services will be conducted at 9:00 a.m. at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church. Casket bearers will be Jose Lerma, Frank Lerma, Alfonso Holguin, Daniel Holguin, Mike Holguin and James Brown. Funeral Services are entrusted to: Alameda Mortuary 9420 4th Street NW 898-3160
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JORGENSEN -- Nick Jorgensen, age 37, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2005. He was a lifetime resident of Albuquerque, NM. Nick was preceded in death by his father, Michael T. Jorgensen, and he is survived by his daughters, Nicole Jorgensen and Dominique Rodriguez; son, Jesse Jorgensen; mother, Phyllis Jorgensen; sister, Renee Jorgensen; brothers, Marcelino Aragon and Antonio Aragon; aunts, uncles, other family members and friends who loved and will miss him. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, June 3, 2005, at 7:00 p.m., in the Chapel of Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th St. NW. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th St. NW. 505-343-8008
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KLEBANOFF -- M. Robert (Bob) Klebanoff, M.D., passed away peacefully and quickly on May 24, 2005. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Jo Klebanoff in 1990 and his wife, Elizabeth (Betty) Kasarda Klebanoff in 2003. He is survived by his daughter, Nina A. Klebanoff, Ph.D., and Mellis Schmidt, Ph.D. of Taos Country and Santa Fe, NM, son David M. Klebanoff, M.D. in Mesa, AZ, John L. Klebanoff in New York City, NY, and granddaughters Amanda C. Klebanoff and Lindsay D. Klebanoff of Mesa, AZ. Graveside Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2005 at Fairview Memorial Park. Strong-Thorne Mortuary 1100 Coal Avenue, SE 842-8800
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KUTT -- Joseph Charles Kutt, 87, a resident of Rio Rancho, died at home on Friday, May 27, 2005 after a short illness. Joseph enjoyed golf, working around his home, and he was an active member and volunteer of the Meadowlark Senior Center. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ann (Wiencek) Kutt. Joseph is survived by his children, Ernestine Kutt Sitkiewicz of Anchorage, AK, Therese Kutt Reinhart and husband Jack of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Patricia Kutt of Kansas City, MO, and Thomas Kutt of Mt. Prospect, IL; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. We would like to thank Presbyterian Hospice for their care and support during Joseph's final days. A Mass and Service will be held June 10, 2005 at St. Raymond Church in Mt. Prospect, IL with burial at St. Adalbert Cemetery in Niles, IL. Arrangements by Vista Verde Mortuary Rio Rancho, New Mexico 892-9920
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LINDSEY -- Ruth In Memory of Dr. Ruth Lindsey October 26, 1926 - May 29, 2005 Dr. Ruth Lindsey was born in 1926 in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. She graduated from high school in Checotah, Oklahoma. She earned her BS from Oklahoma State University in 1948, her MS from the University of Wisconsin in 1954, her Doctorate of Physical Education from Indiana University in 1965 and was certified as a Kinesiotherapist in 1970. Ruth was an instructor and on the faculty of Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma in 1948-50, at Monticello College, Alton, Illinois 1951-54, and DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana 1954-56. She was a professor, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma 1956-75. Ruth's area of special interest was anatomy, kinesiology and corrective physical education. During her time on the OSU faculty, Ruth won the Oklahoma Women's Fencing Championship in May 1961. She was on leave from OSU as a visiting professor at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1975-76. She was then Professor of Physical Education, California State University at Long Beach, California 1976-88, and Professor Emeritus, California State University, 1988. Dr. Ruth Lindsey's professional awards and honors include: Amy Morris Homans Fellowship (an award given annually by Wellesley College for advanced work, research or publications in physical education), 1964; Meritorious Service Honor, Oklahoma Association Health, Physical Education & Recreation, 1970 for outstanding contributions to the profession as relates to teaching, administration, research and leadership in professional associations. She received the Meritorious Performance award from California State University, 1987. She was also awarded the Julian Vogel Memorial award by the American Kinesiotherapy Association in 1988 and a Fellow of AAH-PERD. Dr. Ruth Lindsey was a member of: American Kinesiotherapy Association; the California Association of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation; National Council Against Health Fraud; the American College of Sports Medicine; the Orange County, California, Nutrition Council, and the Phi Kappa Phi. She was in the Marquis Who's Who 1971, 1974, 1975, 1994, 1995, 1999. Dr. Lindsey also was editor of "Perspectives," the Journal of Western Society for Physical Education College Women, from 1988 to 1995. She was author or co-author of 13 textbooks on physical fitness. Among these was "Fitness for Life, 4th Edition" with co-author Charles Coburn published by Scott Foresman, for which they received the Texty Award in 1997, in El-HI Communication/Education/Performing and Visual Arts from the Text and Academic Authors Association. That association also gave Dr. Lindsey and co-author Charles Coburn the McGuffey Award in 1998 for their book, "Concepts of Physical Fitness," published by Brown & Bench Mark. Her father, Lewis Howard Lindsey and mother, Kenyon Roberta Lindsey preceded Ruth in death. She is survived by her sister, Lewise Snyder from Albuquerque; brothers, Fred S. Lindsey from Carmel, IN and Gerald P. Lindsey from Albuquerque. Nieces are Becky Smith of Cloudcoft, NM, Jan Stiles of Modesto, CA, Cheryl Lindsey from Goshem, KY, Dr. Roberta Lindsey of Carmel, IN and Donna Mack from Las Vegas, NV; nephew is Austin Lindsey from Albuquerque. Ruth has six grand-nieces and five grand-nephews. Grand-nieces, Michelle Pixler of Osawatomie, KS, Heather Crain of Garden Valley, TX, Stacy Pulispher from Alpine, UT, Lucy Nisbet from Elk Grove, CA, Emily Dahlin from Longmont, CO and Jade Mack from Las, Vegas, NV. Grand-nephews, Sam Stiles from Ceres, CA, Grant Stiles from Modesto, CA, Justin Lindsey from Albuquerque, Dalton Lindsey and Marlin Lindsey, both from Las Vegas, NV. Services will be held Thursday, 10:30 a.m., at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel, Albuquerque. A second memorial service and interment will be held at Westminster Memorial Park, Westminster, California on Saturday, June 4, 2005, at 9:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Attn: Lorraine West, 10501 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Suite 300, 87111 or Hoffmantown Baptist Church, 8888 Harper NE, 87111. French Mortuary 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE 823-9400
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LOPEZ -- Andrea B. Lopez went home to be with the Lord on May 27, 2005 at the age of 66. She was born on June 28, 1938 in Albuquerque, NM. Visitations will be held on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary to follow at 7:00 p.m. in the Eighth Street Chapel of Garcia Mortuary. Refreshments will be served following the Rosary in the Celebration of Life Room also at the mortuary. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. also in the mortuary chapel. 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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MORRIS -- Doyle W. Morris, 82, a resident of Albuquerque, died Saturday, May 28, 2005. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Bobbie J. Morris of Albuquerque; daughter, Michelle Fite and husband, Roger of Edmond OK; son, Kevin Morris and wife, Margaret of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Troy, Candice, Lance, Kevin Jr., and Emily; and sisters, Ruby Smith and husband, Ollie of Olton, TX and Lenore Morris and husband, Phillip of Chattanooga, TN. Doyle was a Navy Veteran, serving his country proudly during WWII in the South Pacific. He moved to New Mexico in 1960 to work as the Office Manager for the Glorieta Baptist Assembly until 1973. He was a CPA and owned his own accounting business for 32 years, some years in Santa Fe and most recently in Albuquerque. Doyle was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Albuquerque where he served as a Deacon and on various committees. Services will be held Thursday, 10:00 a.m., at First Baptist Church, 101 Broadway NE. Interment will take place at 2:00 p.m., at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Friends may visit French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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