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CUELLAR -- Paul Cuellar died July 11, 2005, at the age of 84. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, July 15, 2005 at San Felipe Church at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Los Lentes Cemetery, Los Lentes NM. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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DEHERRERA -- ELMO. Happy "78" Birthday Papa, I bet you would be the most handsomest senior around. I wish you were here to celebrate your birthday, and to have my brother sing the mananita song. Miss you, love your children and grandchildren
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GARCIA -- Rafael (Ralph) Garcia, age 96, a resident of Albuquerque since 1953, and a former resident of Clayton, NM, passed away on July 12, 2005. Mr. Garcia was born September 28, 1909 in Trinidad, CO. He was preceded in death by his son, Thomas F. Garcia; parents, Cipriano and Ruperta (Lopez) Garcia; sister, Maria Valdez; brothers, Cipriano, Juan, Monico, Felix, Felix P., and J. Frank Garcia. Rafael is survived by his wife of 72 years, Eva Marie (Elkins) Garcia; daughters, Louise Vigil and husband Dick of Albuquerque, Ruby Valdez and husband John of San Bruno, CA; sons, Bobby J. Garcia and wife Belinda of Albuquerque, Michael F. Garcia and wife Tommie of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Linda M. Gonzales and husband David, Larry A. Pena and wife Carole, Michael F. Garcia Jr., Steven W. Garcia and wife Jerriann, Luther S. Garcia, Robin E. Garcia; great-grandchildren, Bernadette Gonzales, David Gonzales and wife Lorraine, Michael F. Garcia III, Katarina Dawn Marie Garcia, Caesar Garcia, Jake Ryan Garcia and Madison Marie Garcia, Jeffrey, Claire and Elise Pena; great-great-grandsons, C.J., Domonik Gonzales; sister-in-law, Sara Garcia; and many nieces and nephews. Rafael retired from the University of New Mexico in 1974, he used to say, "I went out with Nixon." Rafael enjoyed all sports and working on his flower garden. A special thank you to Maria Melaro, Veronica Espinosa, Marie Gonzales, Maribel Astorga, Bernadette Gonzales, Jerri Anderson, Jan Snow, Josie Ferguson, and all The Presbyterian Hospice staff, for their wonderful care. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, July 16, 2005 at 9:30 a.m. in Gate of Heaven Mausoleum Chapel, 7999 Wyoming NE, with Father Mike Cimino, Celebrant. Strong-Thorne Mortuary 1100 Coal Ave. SE Albuquerque, NM 87106 (505) 842-8800
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HENSHAW -- Dixie Margaret Henshaw, 91, a resident of Albuquerque, died on July 13, 2005. She is survived by her sons, Charles K. Henshaw and Cary R. Henshaw and wife Sally of Albuquerque; daughter, Judy M. Turner of St. Louis, MO; granddaughters, Mindy Lee Patton of Ventura, CA, Shawn Margaret Buttry of St. Louis, MO, and Caryn E. Henshaw of Albuquerque, NM; and great-granddaughters, Sierra A. Patton and Shania J. Patton, both of Ventura, CA, and Audrey M. Carter and Tia C. Buttry, both of St. Louis, MO. Mrs. Henshaw served her country during WWII in the Army Air Corps as a Flight Nurse. She was with the 403rd Troop Carrier Group, 801st Air Evacuation Squadron which was the first unit of Flight Nurses in South and Southwest Pacific Combat Zones. Action stations included Guadalcanal, New Hebrides, Bougainville, and New Caledonia. She retired from the VA Hospital after 30 years of service. Services will be held at French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd., Saturday, July 16, 2005 at 2 o'clock p.m. Interment will be at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1 o'clock p.m. Monday, July 18, 2005. French Mortuary, Inc. 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 275-3500
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MADRID -- Blasita (Sally) Madrid, 80, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away on July 10, 2005 at her home. She devoted her entire life caring for her family and unselfishly helping others by sharing all she had with those in need. Mrs. Madrid was preceded in death by her husband, Ignacio Madrid; her sons, Ignacio Jr., Edmund and Paul. She is survived by her sons, Charlie, Sam and Ralph; her daughters, Maxine, Sandra, Juanita and Bernadette; and 15 grandchildren. Honoring her wishes, Mrs. Madrid will have a Rosary at St. Anne's Church 1400 Arenal Rd. SW 90 Friday, July 15, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. and a Mass on Saturday July 16, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. A gathering after her mass will be held to celebrate her life and her legacy. Friends and family are welcome.
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MARTINEZ -- David J. ( Mocho ) Martinez, 45, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away on July 12, 2005 with his loving family by his side. David is survived by his four sisters, Ramona Lopez and husband, Nemecio, Loretta Gallegos and husband, Leonard, Gloria Flores and Henry Hernandez, Natalie Sena and husband, Eddy; four brothers, Rudy Martinez and wife, Vicky, Mike Roybal and wife, Mary, Danny Roybal and wife, Catalina, Tony Martinez and wife, Ellie of Houston, Texas; a special nephew, Daniel Martinez; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. David was preceded in death by his parents, Natividad and Lorina Martinez and a brother in law, David Flores. David was a member of the Catholic Church, he was a graduate of Rio Grande High School, 1977 and was employed at Halbert Custom Cabinets. A visitation for David will be Friday evening from 6:30 p.m until 7:00 p.m. in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. by Mrs. Eileen Montoya. A final visitation will be Saturday morning from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. at Santuario de San Martin Catholic Church, 8301 Camino San Martin SW with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. by Father James Vance. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Adrian Gallegos, Eddy Sena, Tony Martinez, Danny Roybal, Mike Roybal and Lenny Martinez. Honorary pallbearers will be Daniel Martinez, Vincent Martinez, Brianna Martinez, Junie Lopez and Alexya Martinez. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Rd SW 243-7861
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MCCAUSLAND -- MATTHEW ANGUS MCCAUSLAND, 37, beloved son of Dana McCausland and Edward (Buddy) McCausland, passed away at his home in Auburn, WA, on July 1, 2005. Matthew is now and forevermore resting in peace. He is survived by his mom, Dana; his dad, Buddy and stepmother, Jeanie McCausland of Albuquerque, NM; his loving brother and best friend, Damon McCausland and wife Deidre of Fort Collins, CO; his grandparents, Claude and Kay McCausland, of Carlsbad, NM, and Mae G. Collie of Shreveport, LA. He also is survived by a large extended family of relatives and friends who will dearly miss him. His grandparents, William R. and Gwendolyn Dickson and Robert J. Collie in whose care he now rests, preceded Matthew. He was born in Laredo, TX, on November 4, 1967. Matthew grew up in Albuquerque and attended Sandia High School before enlisting in the US Army. He later earned an Associate's Degree in Aviation Maintence Technology at ENMU, Roswell, NM. Matthew was a genius inventor with several patents to his name, an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and former US Army and civilian helicopter mechanic in New Mexico, Hawaii and Washington. His wide-ranging interests took him from the skies to the ocean. He began flying at a very young age, was a scuba diver, sailor, and designer of modified high-performance muscle cars. His loves beyond family and friends were his work, his inventions, his restored '69 Firebird, and his dog Kodiak. Cremation has taken place. Private burial is pending at the National Cemetery in Santa Fe, NM, and will be held at a later date. In honor of Matthew's memory, the Matthew A. McCausland Award for Young Inventors Memorial Fund has been established through the Colorado State University Little Shop of Physics youth education program to encourage youth development. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Matthew A. McCausland Memorial Fund at either the Carlsbad National Bank, Account No. 726770, P.O. Box 1359, Carlsbad, NM 88220; or directly to the CSU Foundation (LSOP-Matthew A. McCausland Memorial), CSU College of Natural Sciences, Attn: Development, 1801 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1801.
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MONTOYA -- Delcida "Delcie" Montoya, age 78, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, was called home by our Heavenly Father, Thursday, July 14, 2005. Delcie was a resident of Cuba, NM; and member of the Catholic Church. She loved having her family around her; and enjoyed embroidering. Delcie is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Manuel Montoya; her children, Adela Lucero and husband Arthur, Manuel Montoya and wife Christine, Frances Jacquez and husband Danny, Connie Shapiro and husband Philip, Sylvia Delph and husband Charles, Stephanie Phipps and fiance Mark; 16 grandchildren, Tony, Chris, Robert, Steven, Matthew, Renee, Chantel, Danielle, Tim, Cathy, Adam, Alex, Charles Jr., Gabril, Aaron, and Nicholas; four great-grandchildren, Joshua, Christopher, Michael, and Kyle. Also surviving are three brothers, Leandro Padilla and wife Rebecca, Esequiel Padilla and wife Agnes, Carlos Padilla and wife Mary; three sisters, Rose Lucero, Nancy Herrera and husband Don, Lena Lucero; numerous nieces, nephews, other beloved family members and friends. Delcie will be greatly missed by her loving family. A Rosary will be recited Saturday at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Alameda Mortuary. Another rosary will be arranged for Sunday, place, time, and Funeral Services are pending and will be announced. Pallbearers will be Tony Lucero, Robert Lucero, Steven Lucero, Tim Jacquez, Matthew Montoya, and Aaron Phipps. Funeral Services are entrusted to: 9420 4th Street NW 898-3160
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MOORE -- Kenneth Alfred Moore, a long time resident of Albuquerque, passed away at home on Tuesday, July 11, 2005. He was born on October 12, 1945 in San Fernando, California. The family moved to Albuquerque in 1954 where they build their first home. He attended Valley High School where he was a member of the F.F.A. He rode bulls in his younger years and was also a Veteran. His love of horses led him to a career as a horse race trailer. He loved all aspects of horse racing and spent many years in that profession. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oda and Elva Lou Moore and a younger brother, Oda Lee Moore. He is survived by his two children, daughter, Kristi Baca and husband, Manuel; son, Kenneth W. Moore; five grandchildren, Dasha, Shay Lynn, Matthew, Manuel Jr., and Sydnie; one sister, Phenia Reynolds; one brother, William Moore; and numerous nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. A Memorial Service and reception will be held on Sunday, July 17, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. in the multi-purpose building at St. Therese Church, 300 Mildred NW (2 blocks S of Candelaria).
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MOSES -- Olive Plunkett Moses ended her journey on earth on Wednesday, July 13, 2005. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Donald B. Moses; her daughter, Joanne Moses Bagley and her husband, Jim Bagley; her four grandsons, Donald Waskow and wife, Christy, of Albuquerque, William Waskow and wife, Julie, of Arizona, Justin Bagley of Albuquerque, and Jeremiah Bagley of Telluride, CO. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Alice Moses Waskow and her son, Horace J. Moses. She found delight in her four great-granddaughters, Jade Meredith Waskow of Albuquerque, and Allie and Kiran of Glendale, AZ. Her family includes her brother-in-law, Tom Moses (Kay) and nieces and nephews and their families; Thomas Moses of Anchorage, Margaret Moses Branch, Karen Moses Oltmans, Elsie Moses Hoeg, all of Albuquerque, Frank B. Mapel of San Marino, CA, Donald Mapel of Durango, and Linda Mapel MacCannell of Calgary/Durango and son-in-law, John Waskow of Albuquerque. Having been born in Vermont in 1916, she lived in Albuquerque for nearly 70 years after coming here to teach. She immediately loved the Southwest and the booming town she came to sight-unseen. She was a world traveler and loved all gatherings, where her chili dishes were highly prized by family and her many friends. Services will be Monday, July 18, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John's Cathedral at 318 Silver SW. Burial is to take place at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. Please send memorials to charities of your choice. Sunrise Funeral Options 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 821-0010
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