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RICHMOND -- Dorothy Mae (Bergman) Richmond, 73, of Rio Rancho, NM, died Friday Oct. 8, 2004 after a 20 year battle with breast cancer. She was born August 7, 1931 in Harvey, IL. She graduated from East Aurora High School in 1949 and lived in St. Charles, IL for 19 years. She then lived in the Irving, TX area for 22 years. Her final residence for 8 years was Rio Rancho, NM. She married Howard Richmond in 1951. They were divorced in 1982. Dorothy, also known as "Dot," was a highly skilled avid bridge player and teacher. She also enjoyed golfing, ballroom dancing, and playing piano. She was an active member of the St. Andrew Scottish Society of New Mexico and previously a member of Kiwanis International and the American Business Women's Association. She is preceded in death by her son, Dennis Richmond. She is survived by her daughter, Heather ODaniel; three grandsons, Jason (wife Junne) of Seattle, WA, Courtney (wife Kristin) of Denver, CO, and Matthew (wife Jennifer) of Albuquerque, NM; and two great-grandchildren, Ashleigh and Michael. A visitation will be held on Wednesday evening, Oct 13, 6-8 p.m. and on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 14, from 2-3 p.m. A memorial service will begin at 3 p.m. All services take place at Sunrise Funeral Options Chapel at 2400 Southern Blvd in Rio Rancho. In her memory, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Rio Rancho Public Library at 950 Pine Tree Road, Rio Rancho, NM. 87124, (505) 891-5013. Services under the care of: Sunrise Funeral Options 2400 Southern Blvd. Rio Rancho, NM (505) 891-9192
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RUSSELL -- Charles A. Russell, 62, passed away Friday, October 8, 2004. He was a lifetime resident of Albuquerque. Charles is survived by his mother, Eloisa V. Russell; his faithful puppy, Nacho brothers, William Russell and wife Diane, Edward W. Russell, Jack Russell and wife Debbie; sisters, Margaret Russell, Judy Aranda and husband Lou, Yvonne Candia and husband Pedro; life long friend, Mike Sanchez; numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends who loved and will miss him. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Therese Catholic Church, 4th and Mildred NW., on Saturday, October 16, 2004 at 10:00 a.m., with burial following at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th ST. NW. ABQ. 505-343-8008
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SANDOVAL -- Benjamin Sandoval. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to all relatives and friends who were so kind, supportive and helpful during their recent loss. Your kindness will always be remembered and appreciated. Services were in the care of: GARCIA MORTUARY 717 Stover Ave. S.W. 243-5222
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TAFOYA -- Mercedes "Martha" Tafoya, 91, went home to be with the Lord on October 7, 2004. She was born on January 14, 1913 in Trinidad, CO. Visitations will be held on Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Garcia Mortuary with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served after the Rosary in the Celebration of Life Room also at Garcia Mortuary. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. at San Felipe de Neri Catholic 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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TURRIETTA -- Rosella Turrietta (Nana), 88, a life long resident of Albuquerque, died Oct. 8, 2004. She is preceded in death by her beloved children, Virginia Becera, and Cresencio Turrietta Jr.; husband, Cresencio Turrietta Sr.; also numerous brothers and sisters, most recently Carmen Madrid, whom she loved all dearly. She is survived by two grandchildren, Ernest Becerra Jr. and Elizabeth Renee Espinoza; five great-granddaughters, Rosella, Pearl, Ashley, Virginia "booties" and Olivia; son-in-law, Ernest Becerra Sr.; great-grandson-in-law, Jose Espinoza; great-granddaughter-in-law, Sylvia Becerra. Also by numerous nieces and nephews, all of whom she loved dearly. She will be missed enormously by all that loved her. She was known as the historian of the family and for all of her great stories of the Albuquerque area. She had a strength on which everyone could depend. Whether it be family, friends or neighbors she was ready to help and give comfort. All that loved her wish to say goodbye to their Nana, Tia, Rosella and friend. Nana I will miss you! Thank you for all the love, strength and guidance you gave me throughout my life. There will never be a day that passes without you being there. God speed to you on your journey to heaven. Love, Renee your Hita. Visitation for Mrs. Turrierra will be held on Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Salazar & Sons Mortuary. A Rosary will be recited on Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. at San Jose Church. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, October 13, 2004 also at San Jose Church where the Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Donald Marquez, Jose Espinosa, Ernest Becerra, Leonard Madrid, Joseph Madrid and David Ruiz. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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ZUCKERT -- Mimi Zuckert, 89, passed away peacefully at Vermont Manor in Albuquerque on Saturday evening, October 9, 2004. She was born in Lexington, KY on May 13, 1915. Mimi was married for over 60 years to her beloved and devoted husband, Sam Zuckert, who preceded her in death in 2002. She is survived by her sons, Mark and Alvin; daughter-in-law, Louise, all of Albuquerque; grandsons, Brian Olson, of Texas, and Glenn Olson, of Colorado and their families; and many loving nieces and nephews. Mimi was involved in literacy programs, humane animal treatment and hospice work. She cared deeply about environmental issues and spiritual growth and development. She devoted her life to loving service to others. Because of her gentle wisdom and compassion, her spirit will live on in the hearts of the many people whose lives she touched. The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the many earthly angels who cared so lovingly for Sam and Mimi these last years. Sunrise Funeral Options 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 821-0010
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ARVIDSON -- Scott I will live righteous I will live to give my all I will live to help others A positive life is all that matters. These words were left for us to live by when the Lord came and led Scott "Scotty" Arvidson, born July 30, 1985 to heaven on October 7, 2004. Loving memories have been left for those who will always remember Scott in their hearts. He is survived by his mother, Denise; father, Eddie; brother, Jason; aunts, Sherry Hicks, Marsha Sachais, Cindy Marquez, Gloria Felts, Nancy Coinman and Beth Direen; uncles, Robert Hicks, Phil Marquez, Bill Arvidson, Rick Felts and Alan Direen; cousins, Rosalyn Pounders, Jamie Pounders, Patrick Marquez, Nevin Marquez, Andrew Marquez, Mathew Felts, Bruce Sachais and Marnie Sachais; grandparents, Helene Paul, Ray Arvidson and Robbie Arvidson; and great-grandfather, Henry Berlinsky. Scotty's love of the outdoors and those close to him will be a lasting memory for us all. Scott was recently a student at the University of New Mexico. Memorial services will be held Monday, 4:00 p.m., with Pastor David Wintermute officiating, at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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ATTEBERRY -- Ruth Ann. Funeral services for Ruth Ann Atteberry, 89, a native of Tecumseh, Oklahoma and resident of Gulf Shores, Alabama, who died Friday, October 10, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 12, in the chapel of Pine Rest Funeral Home in Foley, Alabama. Entombment will follow at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 15 in Sunset Memorial Park in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Ruth Ann Atteberry is survived by her son, Roger Atteberry of Gulf Shores, Alabama; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at Pine Rest Funeral Home in Foley, Alabama on Monday evening, October 11, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
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BOND -- F. L. "Roy" Bond left this life on October 8, 2004. He was a loving husband and father who was an exemplary role model for his children, and he will be cherished in our hearts forever. Roy was born in Junction City, Oregon on August 16, 1921 to Grace Smith and Roy Bond. He attended Glide schools until his graduation in May, 1938. After graduation he worked for the US Forest Service and attended Oregon State in the Forestry School, and he was a member of the Rowing Team both Freshman and Varsity. In 1942, he entered the Army and was accepted into Officer's Candidate School. In 1943, he was commissioned as a second Lieutenant, Field Artillery, in Fort Sill, OK. He spent time at Camp Roberts, CA and then was assigned to the 76th Field Artillery. From there, he was sent to England and Utah Beach, France; then he was sent to Belgium and the Battle of the Bulge. Next he was deployed to Germany and across the Rhine on the Remagen Bridge, and by May of 1945, he was in Czechoslovakia. In a staging area in Germany he was getting ready for the invasion of Japan, when the atom bomb was dropped. Before the War ended he had attained the rank of Captain, and he was awarded the Bronze Star and four Battle Stars. After WW2, Roy returned to the Forest Service and also decided to complete his degree. He graduated from Oregon State U. with a BS in Forestry. His first assignment was as a Ranger in Tiller, Oregon, but his career took him to New Mexico, Georgia, and Washington, D.C. where he served as the Deputy Chief of Resources until his retirement in 1979. Roy lived his life with dignity and moral conviction. His presence will live in our hearts, and his family takes great pride that he was ours during his time on earth. Roy belonged to Forest Service Retirees and was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church. He was also active in Masons and Shriners (the Unit of Greeters) and a member of Jesters, and many other organizations. Roy is survived by his wife, Thelma and four children Linda Gundiler and husband Abe, Bill Bond and wife Kathy, Bob Bond and wife Rita, Jerry Brown, and one daughter, Brenda, deceased. There are six grandchildren Wendy Foster and husband Jason, Karen Bond, Allison Bond, Steven Brown, Stephanie Brown and Justin Koch. Three Step-grandchildren Bryan, Dale, and Darrin Koch, and one great-grandson, Isaac Foster. Other survivors include: Vi Holmes, Betty Kopecky, Dorothy Gooch, Joan and Tom Montgomery, Curtis and Phyllis Crane. Services will be held at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel on Wednesday, October 13, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. Roy will be buried at Santa Fe National Cemetery following the ceremony. Friends may visit French Mortuary on Tuesday, October 12, 2004 from 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Shrine Hospital for Children, 6600 Zuni, SE, Albuq., NM 87108. French Mortuary 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE 823-9400
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CROSS -- Mabel W. Cross, 98, passed away at her home in Truth or Consequences on October 8, 2004. Mabel was born in San Saba, Texas on November 16, 1905, the daughter of John W. and Nancy (Cable) Cooke. Mabel was a previous resident of TorC from 1945-1961, and had lived in Albuquerque and Santa Fe from 1961 until returning to TorC following her husband's retirement in 1976. Mabel was a retired Insurance and Real Estate Bookkeeper. She was a member of the Church of Christ; the American Legion Auxiliary and was a Sierra County RSVP Volunteer. Mabel enjoyed her family & friends, sewing, crafting, bridge, golf & traveling. She was an inspiration to us all and will be deeply missed. She leaves behind her daughter, Nancy J. Palladino of TorC, NM; granddaughter, Nanette and husband, Christopher Caudill of Albuquerque, NM; three great-grandchildren, Cody, Jacob & Brian Caudill; a niece, Berta and husband, Bill DeBraal of Las Cruces, NM; and many additional nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Cross; her parents, John W. & Nancy Lucinda (Cable) Cooke; three sisters, Beulah Bouma, Dave Cliver & Elma Hudson and three brothers, Bill, George & Robert Cooke. Viewing for family and friends will be held in the Chapel of Kirikos Family Funeral Home, on Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. till 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday morning from 9:00 a.m. till 12:30 p.m. Services will be conducted at the 3rd Street Church of Christ at 2:00 p.m. with Mr. A.C. Morris officiating. Private interment will be held in the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Kirikos Family Funeral Home, Inc. and Sierra Crematory, LLC. 303 N. Cedar St., TorC, NM 505-894-2574
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