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MELLONE -- Pearl Mader Mellone, a resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico, died on June 12, 2004, after a long illness. She was born on August 21, 1924 in Montreal, Canada. When Pearl was two years old, she and her family moved to Gloversville, New York. Pearl relocated to Albuquerque in 1966. She was retired from Sandia National Laboratories. Pearl is survived by two sons, Edwin J. Mellone and his wife, Linda and Mark G. Mellone and his wife, JoAnn; her grandchildren, Erica Mellone, Shanon Lehman and husband, Clark, Jennifer Mellone, Vanessa Mellone and Michael Mellone; and great-grandchildren Tyler Lopez and Kirk and Lance Lehman. A private service will be held in Gloversville, New York at a future date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pearl's memory to the Animal Humane Association of Albuquerque, 615 Virginia SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108. Sunrise Funeral Options 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 821-0010
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MUFF -- Wilbert A. Muff, 89, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away Monday, June 14, 2004. He is survived by his daughter, Carole Case and her husband, Larry of Albuquerque; granddaughters, Kathy Lynn Case, Jean Ann Petmecky and her husband, Daniel of Albuquerque and Karen Christine Pino and her husband, Bill of Burleson, TX; and 4 great grandchildren, Alan, Michael, Loren and Ryan Petmecky all of Albuquerque. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Ethel on May 20, 1994. Wilbert was born June 25, 1914 in Cleveland, Ohio to parents Karl Peter Muff and Anna Christina Eckert. On July 23, 1938 Wilbert married his sweetheart Ethel Irene Foytik, and later moved to Albuquerque in 1947. He was employed by Eidal Mfg. Co. for 28 years as purchasing agent until his retirement. Wilbert was an accomplished artist and photographer and was a member of the chess club. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and enjoyed serving in many capacities during his lifetime. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2004, 10:00 a.m. at French Mortuary, Lomas Chapel, 10500 Lomas Blvd. N.E., conducted by Bishop James Jeppson. Following services, interment will be at Fairview Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Wilbert's name to the Alzheimer's Association-NM Chapter at 8100 Mountain Rd. N.E., Suite 102, Albuquerque, NM 87110. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd (505) 275-3500
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NOSSOFF -- Bernice Celeste Nossoff (nee Guravitz), loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, educator, community activis friend. Born in Buffalo, New York, April 1, 1917; died April 8, 2004 in Mesa, AZ. Bernice taught grade school in Buttonwillow, CA and kindergarten in La Habra and Hacienda Heights, CA. Her experiential teaching methods won her professional recognition and led to her hiring by the University of California, Irvine to educate teachers. Survived and missed by her daughter and son-in-, Nadina Cole and Tom Potter of Scottsdale, AZ; son, Evan Nossoff of Sacramento; son and daughter-in-law, Joel Nossoff and Nancy Rouse-Nossoff of Albuquerque grandson, Joshua Cole and his wife, Karen Campbell Cole; and their children, Benjamin Jacob Cole and Ashlyn Reann Cole of Glen Allen, VA. A Memorial Service will be held August 8, 2004 in Oxnard, CA. Information at 480-946-0107. Contributions may be sent to Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, People for the American Way, American Civil Liberties Union, Move-On, and Jewish Family & Children's Services of Mesa, AZ.
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RISENHOOVER -- Laura "Libby" Risenhoover, 36, a resident of Albuquerque for eight years, died on June 14, 2004. She is survived by her husband of ten years, Loren Risenhoover of Albuquerque; two children, Hannah and Nathan of the family home; mother, Holly Shinault of Albuquerque; father, Ron Shinault and wife, Judy of Memphis, TN; grandmother, Olga Harris of Las Cruces, NM. She is survived by numerous other relatives. Libby was a member of the Pi Beta Phi Sorority at New Mexico State University. She attended Mesa View United Methodist Church and was a member of its hand bell choir. Service will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. at Mesa View United Methodist Church, 4701 Montano Rd. NW with Pastor John Schwarting, officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE with a reception to follow back at the church. Pallbearers will be David Jones, Robbie Jones, Steve Repp, Bill Klein, Kerry Bruce and Theo Martinescu. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fairy Godmother Foundation, In Memory Of Laura R., 2020 Lincoln Park West Suite 37-E, Chicago, IL 60614. French Mortuary 9300 Golf Course Rd. NW (505) 897-0300
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RIVERA -- The Reverend Father Edward M. Rivera passed away Monday, June 14, 2004. He was preceded in death by his mother, Isabel Rivera. He is survived by his father, Lorenzo (Larry) Rivera; five sisters, Diane Rivera of Denver, CO and children, Pam Ybarra and husband, Herbert Glenn Sr. of Orlando, FL and children, Susan McKenna and husband, Todd of Phoenix, AZ and children, Anita Feight, husband, Larry and daughter, of Albuquerque, NM, Jennifer Randall, husband, Ryan and daughter of Albuquerque, NM; four brothers, Tony Rivera, wife, Kathy and children, of Albuquerque, Timothy Rivera, wife, Sandy and children of Farmington, NM, Steve Rivera, wife, Cathy and children of Las Vegas, NV, Robert Rivera of Denver, CO. He worked at Sandia National Laboratories before entering Holy Apostles Seminary in Cromwell, CT. Fulfilling a lifelong dream, he was ordained a priest of God on June 7, 2003 by Archbishop Michael Sheehan of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe at St. Francis Cathedral in Santa Fe, NM, and assigned as Parochial Vicar to Risen Savior Catholic Church in Albuquerque. He celebrated his first Solemn Mass of Thanksgiving at Our Lady of the Annunciation Church on June 8, 2003. Father Rivera loved his faith and his family. A fun-loving person, he enjoyed playing golf, winning at cribbage and beating his nephews in basketball at the park. He was dedicated to his family and to prayer. He had a great devotion to the Divine Mercy, our Blessed Mother, the Eucharist, and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. He was a powerhouse of prayer. During his year of service to Our Lord, the Catholic Church, his parishioners, and the Archdiocese of Santa Fe, Father Rivera touched and changed so many lives through his holiness, courage, devotion and strong will. Public visitation will be held Tuesday, June 15, 2004 at Sunrise Funeral Options from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. The Rosary service will be recited at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16, 2004 followed by a Vigil of the Deceased at 7:00 p.m. The Liturgy of the Hours/Office of the Dead will be recited at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2004. Archbishop Michael Sheehan will preside at the Mass of the Resurrection to be held at Risen Savior Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. The Pallbearers will be his nephews; Christopher, Jason and Aaron McKenna, Glenn Ybarra Jr., and Andrew and Tony Rivera Jr. The Honorary Pallbearers are his brothers. Committal will take place after the Funeral Mass at Gate of Heaven Cemetery and Mausoleum, 7500 Paseo Del Norte NE. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Archdiocese Seminary Fund, c/o and made payable to Church of Risen Savior. Eternal Rest grant unto him, O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him. Sunrise Funeral Options 7601 Wyoming Blvd. NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 821-0010.
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ROG -- Victor Rog, 90, passed away on June 12. He retired from Bell Labs in New Jersey and has been an Albuquerque resident since 1976. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Rog. He is survived by his stepson, Ervin L. McPeek and wife, Alice; four grandchildren, Gerald McPeek of Washington D.C., Steven McPeek, Eugene McPeek and wife, Laurie, Victor McPeek and wife, Dianna; five great-grandchildren, Chris McPeek and wife, Cynthia, Kristen McPeek, Luke McPeek, Clint McPeek, Maddie McPeek, all of Albuquerque; a sister, Stephanie Sorrenson, of Morris Plains, NJ; a brother, Bill of Corvino, FL and several nieces and nephews. Sunrise Funeral Options 7601 Wyoming Blvd. NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 821-0010
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SAAVEDRA -- Ezequiel Saavedra, 92, and a resident of Socorro, NM passed away on June 14, 2004 in Albuquerque, NM. He was born April 10, 1912 to Luis and Gabrielita (Tafoya) Saavedra in San Pedro, NM. Mr. Saavedra is preceded in death by his wife, Eloisa (Baca) Saavedra in 2001. He is survived by his sons: Florencio and his wife, Juanita of Socorro; Frank and his wife, Teresa of Albuquerque, NM and Ignacio of Los Lunas, NM; brother, Pedro Saavedra of Albuquerque; sister, Elfida Baca of Socorro; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Rosary will be recited on Wednesday, June 16, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. at the San Miguel Catholic Church in Socorro. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, June 17, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. at San Miguel with Father John C. Daniel as Celebrant. Burial will be in the Luis Lopez, NM cemetery. Pallbearers are: Vance Warnoch, Julio Mendez, Victor Saavedra, Leo Rosas, Robert Montoya and Lucio Quinones. Honorary Pallbearers are: Elizabeth Mendez, Karen Warnoch, Valerie Saavedra and Patricia Torma. Arrangements are under the care of Steadman-Hall Funeral Home, 309 Garfield, Socorro, NM.
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SEDILLO -- Anthony "Twon" Michael Sedillo, born on May 8, 1982 passed away on June 13, 2004. Survived by his parents Michelle and Joe Sprunk of Albuquerque; three sisters, Vanessa Alvillar, Marina Sprunk and Tamara Sprunk, all of Albuquerque; one brother, Joseph Sprunk; niece, Jessika Alvillar; nephew, Josiah Alvillar; grandparents, Bonnie and Tommy Carrell of Bullhead, AZ and Mabel Sprunk and Barbara Sedillo, both of Albuquerque; girlfriend, Megan Quintana of Santa Rosa; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Anthony was preceded in death by his father, Gilbert Sedillo of Grants. He enjoyed music, skateboarding and art. Services will be held Friday, 10:00 a.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, with Brother Clair Dutton officiating. Pallbearers will be Fernie Martinez, Jr., Carlos Sedillo, Mark Torrez, Charles Giannini, Jr., Wayne Kroen and Nicholas "Nicco" Quinonez. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Kroen, Rick Quinonez, Joseph Sprunk, Jr. Ricky Sprunk, Jr. and James Sprunk, Jr. Cremation will follow services. Friends may visit French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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SPRAGG -- Robert S. Spragg, 91, a resident of Albuquerque since 1982, died on June 14, 2004. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Spragg of Albuquerque; son, Brian Spragg and wife, Margaret of Newport Isle of Wight, England; daughter, Sandra and husband, Colin of Newport Isle of Wight, England; three step-sons, Arthur Holland of Phoenix, Daniel Holland and wife, Robin of Ft. Collins, CO and John Holland of Albuquerque; two step-daughters, Angela Sisneros and Yvonne Brown; three grandchildren, Karen Longworth and husband, Dan, Michael Spragg and Lynda Mumsford and husband; 5 great grandchildren; 21 step grandchildren; and several step great grandchildren. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Robert was preceded in death by 13 brothers and sisters and one stepson, Larry Holland. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Volcano Cliffs Ward. Robert served in the British Army. Friends and family may visit on Friday at 10:00 a.m. in the relief society room at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Volcano Cliffs Ward, 6009 Kachina Rd. NW, service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the church with Bishop Jeff Payne, officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, 924 Menaul Blvd. Pallbearers will be Carlos Bianco, Ed Phillips, Michael Carlisle, John Tye, Harold Rushington and Pat Tucker. Friends and family may visit French Mortuary - Westside Chapel on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Missionary Fund, C/O Volcano Cliffs Ward. French Mortuary 9300 Golf Course Rd. NW (505) 897-0300
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STELZER -- Milton J. Stelzer, died at his home in Rio Rancho, NM on Sunday, June 13, 2004 following a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife Lynn Roberson Stelzer, their daughter Lisa May and husband Gregory and his granddaughter Allison Lynn May. He is also survived by three siblings; Kathryn Everson and Kenneth Stelzer, both of Stoughton, WI and Lorin Stelzer of Bellingham, WA as well as their spouses. Milt was born on September 2, 1929, the firstborn to Milton F. and Mabel (Fritsch) Stelzer of Bloomer, WI. He was reared in Bloomer until his junior year of High School when the family moved to Stoughton, WI. He graduated from Stoughton High School in 1947. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 until 1955. He completed his higher education at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and ended in 1960 when he earned his PH.D. in Entomology. Milt moved to Albuquerque that same year and went to work as a research scientist for the U.S. Forest Service. Following their marriage in 1967, Milt and Lynn lived in Apia, Western Samoa for two years while Milt worked for the United Nations/South Pacific Commission. Their daughter Lisa was born there. In the 1970's, the Stelzers returned to the U.S. and resided in Corvallis, OR where Milt once again worked the next 21 years for the United States Forest Service. He retired in 1986. In 1991, they returned to New Mexico and settled in Rio Rancho. Milt's passion was golf, a game he played from early childhood until his illness kept him off of the golf course. He worked as a Marshal at Santa Ana Golf Course and became a golf rules official in the 1990's. He loved the challenge of learning and enforcing the rules at local tournaments. A memorial service will be held in the chapel of Vista Verde Mortuary (Sara Rd, at Meadowlark Lane), on Thursday, June 17, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. Services under the care of: Vista Verde Mortuary 4310 Sara Rd. Rio Rancho, NM 505-892-9920
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