Miscellaneous Bernalillo County, New Mexico Obituaries
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|Maria D. Carrillo, 75, a resident of Albuquerque passed
away in Chicago, IL. Mrs. Carrillo enjoyed traveling and was member of
the GI Forum Women's Chapter. She was preceded in death by her husband
John Carrillo on September 19, 1992 and one brother Ralph. She is survived
by five sons, John Carrillo Jr., of Denver, Paul Carrillo of Albuquerque,
George Carrillo, of Chicago, Joseph Carrillo of Albuquerque, Carlos Carrillo
of Chicago; three daughters, Lourdes Carrillo of Albuquerque, Consuelo
Hiatt and husband, Kevin of Yakima, WA, Linda Tellez and husband, Ernie
of Chicago; four grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers, John Garcia
of Los Angeles, CA, and Carlos; one sister, Paula Vega of El Paso, TX and
four grandchildren. Visitations will be today from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
in the Chapel of Garcia Mortuary where a rosary will be recited at 7:00
p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 10:00
a.m. at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Alameda,
with the Rev. Juan Mendez as celebrant. Interment will follow at Santa
Fe National Cemetery. For floral assistance, please call 243-5222. Services
are under the direction of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave., SW.
Ruth Catherine Devers, 91, a resident of Albuquerque since 1946 passed away September 11, 1998. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milburn L."Tom" Devers in 1980. She is survived by her two sons, Bernard Bruce and Victor Lee and wife, Constance; grandsons, Mikel and D. Scott and wife Linda Devers; and two great-grandchildren, all of Albuquerque. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Devers was born in Topeka, Kansas and was one of ten children of Mary and Stephen Brooke. Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Wyoming and Paseo del Norte. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the St. Mary's rest home, 205 7th St. NW. Arrangements with Hillcrest Funeral Home, 225 San Mateo Blvd. NE 265-5959.
Ray Espinoza, 64, a resident of Albuquerque for 15 years, died Saturday, September 12, 1998. He is survived by his wife, Angelica Espinoza of Albuquerque; daughters, Juliette Flemate and husband, Raul, and Antonia Bello and husband, John, all of Arizona, Ramona Dominguez and husband, Jose, and Amanda Morales and husband, Joe, all of California; son, Benny F. Espinoza of Albuquerque; ten grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruby Wessels and husband, Larry, Mary Smith, and husband, Dennis, Yolanda Claus, and husband, Fred, all of California; brothers, Joe Espinoza and wife, Chiquita, and Ernest Espinoza and wife, Regan, all of California; sister-in-law, Dora Espinoza of California; and numerous nephews and nieces. Ramon worked for 40 years at American Airlines, retiring in 1985 as a crew chief in air cargo. He was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather and will be missed by all who knew him. Rosary will be recited Tuesday, 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary-Lomas Blvd. Chapel, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Assumption Catholic Church with Father Jaramillo, Celebrant. Private disposition of cremains will take place at a later date. French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
Bertha L. Holman, 92, a lifelong resident of Albuquerque, died Friday, September 11, 1998. She is survived by her grandchildren, Rex Holman and Jimmy Dan Crumpton and wife, Rose, all of Los Lunas, NM, and Carolyn Alderete and husband, Ray of Albuquerque; great-grandchild, Billy Crumpton of Los Lunas; sisters, Audry Patty of Carlsbad, NM and Fay Howell of Brownsville, TX; and brother, Marshall Reno and wife, Ruth of Post, TX. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, 10:00 a.m., at University Church of Christ, 1701 Gold Ave SE, with Mr. Lynn Huff officiating. Private ennichement will take place at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
Henry B. (Enriquez), 78, died Friday, September 11, 1998, after a long illness. Mr. Maes was born in Willard, NM, and has been a resident of Albuquerque for 48 years. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Maria of the family home; sons, Frank Maes and wife, Georgia, Anthony Maes, and Adrian Maes and wife, Gerrie, all of Albuquerque; four grandchildren, Benjamin Maes, Julie Maes, Adrianne Maes, and Angela Maes; one great-grandson, Enriquez Maes; brothers, Ambrocio Maes and wife, Jessie, and Benito Maes and wife, Esky; sisters, Gertrude Lueras and husband, D.J., Molly Torrez and husband, Eddie; and very close cousin, Erminio Jaramillo. Mr. Maes is also survived by his sisters-in-law, Mary Ann Maes, Rose McTeague, Rosalie Warcken, and Clara Romero. Mr. Maes was a member of Our Lady of the Annunciation Catholic Parish. He served in the US Army during WWII and he was retired from the Veterans Administration Medical Center after 33 years of employment there. Rosary will be recited Sunday, 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE, with Sister Rosina Sandoval and the Marianites reciting. Mass will be celebrated Monday, 10:00 a.m., at Our Lady of the Annunciation Catholic Church, Claremont and Utah Aves. NE, with Father Richard Olona, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ben Maes, Michael Garley, Richard Mora, Jeffrey Gallegos, Robert Romero, and George Gomez. Honorary pallbearers will be Frank Maes, Ronald Maes, Bob Romero, Bobby Torrez, Fermin Torrez, Edward Torrez, and Arthur Maes. Friends may visit French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE, Sunday 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Edith Maisel passed away Friday, September 11, 1998 after a long and wonderful life. She was born in Albuquerque Feb. 11, 1916 to Cyma and Maurice Maisel. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Norman and Lindalee Maisel; grandchildren, Lee Maurice and wife, Maria, and Karen Maisel; her brother, S.L."Bud" Maisel and his wife, Jackie, sister-in-law, Jerry Maisel. Edith is also survived by her dear friends, Connie M. Sanchez, Jean Stillman and their families. She was preceded in death by her parents, and by her brother, Albert Maisel M.D. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Edith Maisel will be held Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 1:30 p.m. in Temple Albert, 3800 Louisiana Blvd. NE, with Rabbi Joseph R. Black and Cantor Jacqueline Shuchat-Marx officiating. A reception will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to All Faiths Receiving Home Foundation, P.O. Box 6573, Albuquerque, NM, 87197 or to Presbyterian Hospice, 8300 Constitution NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave. SE, in charge of arrangements.
Jolene A. Moul, 62, a resident of Albuquerque for 19 years, died Sunday, September 13, 1998. Jolene was the beloved wife of Richard E. Moul; mother, of Michael, Gary, and Linda Darnell; and mother to Rick and Steven Moul, Debra Stinson, Randie Bricklin, and all the grandchildren. Cremation has taken place, and a private family memorial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Animal Humane Association of New Mexico, 615 Virginia SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108. French Mortuary-Lomas Blvd. Chapel, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
Bobby K. Riley, 65, of Farmington passed away Thursday, September 10th at San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington. Mr. Riley was born February 22, 1933 in Antler, Oklahoma. He was a resident of Albuquerque for 21 1/2 years and of Farmington for 11 years. He was member of the Wild Life Conservation and of National Rifle Association and Retired as a Regional Manager with the FAA. Preceded in death by his parents Virgil Guy and Verda Alene Riley, two grandchildren, Benjamin and Taylor Lee. Survivors include his wife Frances J. Riley of Farmington; two sons, Jeffrey Riley and wife, Margaret of Albuquerque, Thomas A. Riley and wife, Crystal also of Albuquerque; two daughters, Sharon Stonehouse and husband, Tony of Helena, Montana, Susan Baron Stonehouse and husband, Serge of Flora Vista; one brother, Dave Riley and wife, Elizabeth of Portland, Oregon; Barbara Barber and husband, Scott also of Portland, Oregon; 12 grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, September 14th at the Brewer, Lee & Larkin Chapel in Farmington. Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 15th at the Bethany Christian Church, 711 East 30th in Farmington with Reverend John Mark Moore officiating. Interment will follow at the Greenlawn Cemetery. Pallbearers are Colton Baron, Jeffrey L. Riley, Thomas A. Riley, Tony Stonehouse, Serge Baron, Clint Russell and Lucas Stonehouse. Honorary Pallbearer is Dave G. Riley. Graveside Military service will be conducted by VFW Post 2182. Arrangements are pending under the direction of Brewer, Lee & Larkin Funeral Home, 103 E. Ute, Farmington. 325-8688.
Mary Alice Smith, 92, a resident of New Mexico for over 60 years, died Sunday, September 13, 1998. She is survived by her grandchildren, Dorothea (Dee) Schiff and husband, Duane of Albuquerque, Jerry D. Adcox and wife, Theresa Greenup of Bosque Farms, and Synthia Ann McLain and husband, Carroll of Cuba, NM; stepsons, Gene M. Smith and wife, Eva of Lubbock, TX and Gale W. Smith, also of Texas; stepdaughter, Udella Louise Kemp and husband, Tony of Albuquerque; stepnephew, Leo B. (Skeet) Patterson of Las Cruces; and numerous other family members. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bailey Smith; and daughter, Gladys Ardell Adcox. Mrs. Smith was very active in the Baptist churches of Estancia, Cuba, and Los Lunas. She was an inspiration and a strength to all who knew her. Services will be held Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, 1111 University Blvd. NE. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. The family requests memorial contributions be made to either the American Cancer Society, 5800 Lomas NE, 87110 or to the New Mexico Boys and Girls Ranch, 6209 Hendrix NE, 87110 or to the charity of your choice. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
Josephine Margaret Marquis Wilch passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 1998. She was born in Central City, Nebraska, on August 29, 1907, to Ethel and Pars Marquis. She moved to Denver, Colorado, when she was eighteen years old, where she married Lawrence Denning Wilch, who preceded her in death. She worked for the Air Force Finance Center in Denver for twenty years, retiring in 1969. Josephine lived a long and wonderful life and was loved by all who knew her. She is survived by her daughters, Marilynn Tabor, of Rio Rancho, NM, and Laurel Powell and husband, Bob of Corrales, NM; sister, Elaine Wheeler and husband, Howard, of Westlake Village, CA; granddaughters, Karen Axell and Paul Neigel, of Vancouver, WA, Karla Axell and husband, Chuck Blumenfeld, of Seattle, WA, and Jennifer Bernardi and husband, Randy Bernardi, of Oklahoma City, OK; grandsons, Rick Murray and wife, Lenna of Albuquerque, NM, Rob Murray of Corrales, and Kris Axell and wife, Cheryl, of Bellevue, WA; and great-grandchildren, Dustin, Michelle, Kevin, Jonathan, Tyson, Matthew, Jeffrey, Dalton, and Alisa, and many nieces and nephews. Josephine was an accomplished organist and pianist and performed in many clubs in Denver and the surrounding area. She moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 1981, and performed with the Palo Duro Senior Citizens Band. She lived at the Mountain View Manor Sheltered Care Home for the past two years and we thank them for all the loving care she received from everyone. Cremation has taken place and Rose Garden services will be held at Vista Verde Memorial Park in Rio Rancho, NM, on Tuesday, September 15, 1998, at 11:00 a.m. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Cancer Society and set aside some time to appreciate the precious moments in life. Cremation arrangements are by Sunrise Society of New Mexico 891-8200.
Verne P."Red" Gulsvig, age 67, a resident of Albuquerque since 1972, passed away on Saturday, September 12, 1998. He owned and operated Inter-Con Construction for 23 years. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Adell; four daughters, Karla Veretto, Jody Disque and husband, Jeff, Kellee Gaddis and husband, Gary, and Jaree Whitworth and husband, Keith; grandchildren, Kody, Kami, Robby Veretto, Kayla and Cory Whitworth; four brothers, Murdean, Lee, Elwood and Mel Jr.; two sisters, Ardis Sieh and Marilyn Carlson. Mr. Gulsvig was preceded in death by his parents, Mel and Lydia Gulsvig. He was born November 17, 1930 in Pinewood, MN and attended school in Havana, ND, Ellendale State Teacher's College in Ellendale, ND, and the North Dakota State School of Science. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1950 to 1952 in the Korean War. He was a member and Past Commander of American Legion Post 49, Past American Legion State Baseball Commissioner, past commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Moorhead, MN, member of the North East Heights Moose Lodge, and a member of the 40/ 8 Voiture 1573. A family visitation and viewing will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 1998, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave. SE. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 17, 1998, 10:00 a.m., at Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 8600 Academy NE, with Pastor Don Wilson officiating. Kody Veretto, Robby Veretto, Keith Whitworth, Gary Gaddis, Elwood Gulsvig and Mel Gulsvig Jr. will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Cory Whitworth and all the friends from Amercian Legion Post 49 and the North East Heights Moose Lodge 2241. Interment will follow at 1:00 p.m. in Santa Fe National Cemetery. Following the burial, a reception will be held for Verne's family and friends at the American Legion Post 49, 11007 Central Ave. NE. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Baseball Post 49, 11007 Central Ave. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123. Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave. SE, in charge of arrangements.
Cathryne Hudgins, born September 10, 1907 in Dallas, TX, went home to be with her Lord, September 14, 1998. She is survived by her devoted son, Robert Hudgins and wife, Billie of Albuquerque; loving grandchildren, Laura Wilbanks and husband, Doug of Whiteface, TX, Cheryl Ogle and husband, Terry of Clovis, CA, Gary Hudgins of Phoenix, AZ, and Robin Colyer and husband, Kim of Albuquerque; and 11 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Hudgins was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Robert Hudgins Sr. in 1980; and her grandson, Wayne Hudgins in 1983. She had a lifelong love for the Lord and anxiously awaited the day when she would join Him in His Kingdom. Her joys in life included visiting with family, reading the Bible, the Sandia mountains, hot air balloons, and outings to Garduno's. She had resided at Montebello Nursing Home since 1987. At her request, no formal services will be held, instead, the family will gather at a later date. Cremation has taken place at French Mortuary.
Ruth C. Johnston, 89, a resident of Albuquerque since 1950, died Monday, September 14, 1998. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy R. Pepin and husband, William of Albuquerque; granddaughters, Denise Pepin of Albuquerque, Michele Pepin of Poway, CA, Valerie Abeyta and husband, Jesse of Albuquerque, and Stefanie Pepin of Amarillo, TX; great-granddaughters, Beatrice Ruth Segura and Jacqueline Segura, both of Albuquerque; great-grandsons, Jonathon Segura, Nicholas Abeyta and Matthew Abeyta, all of Albuquerque; one niece and five nephews. Mrs. Johnston was preceded in death by her husband, Edward C. Johnston. She was a former member of First Christian Church and Monterey Baptist Church. Memorial services will be held Thursday, 10:30 a.m. in the Courtyard at Manzano Del Sol Good Samaritan Village, 5201 Roma Ave NE, with Pastor Rita DeVore officiating. Interment of cremains will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. Services to be announced. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Manzano Del Sol Good Samaritan Village, 5201 Roma Ave. NE 87108. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
Jane M. Jones, 79, a resident of New Mexico since 1955, died Monday, September 14, 1998. She is survived by her husband, Blair W. Jones of Rio Rancho; daughters, Barbara Ghion and husband, Ron of Albuquerque, Judith A. Gibson of Albuquerque, Linda Peabody and husband, Burt of Seattle,WA, and Jane L. Gruger and husband, Steve of Albuquerque; sons, Blair R. Jones of Tucson, AZ, Thomas L. Jones and wife, Elizabeth of Rio Rancho and George M. Jones and wife, Reta of Albuquerque; eleven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by brother, William Lees; sister, Norma Kline both from Pennsylvania; one niece; one nephew and caregiver and friend, Queenie Smith. Services will be held Thursday, 6:00 p.m. at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd Chapel, 7121 Wyoming Blvd NE.. Friends may visit, French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd NE, Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to The American Heart Association-Stroke Victim Fund, 6301 Forrest Hills Dr, NE, 87110. French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd, NE.
Billy Frank Karins, 78, a resident of Albuquerque died Sunday, September 13, 1998. He is survived by his wife, Frances Bradbury Karins; sons, Billy E. Karins and James L. Karins and wife, Jeanette; daughter, Marilyn Stade and husband, Terry; stepdaughters, Rebecca Thomson and Judy Husmer and husband, Dean; grandchildren, Chad, Kayla, Christopher, Casey, Karissa Karins, Andrew, Roddy, Dennis Thomson, Scott Ferguson and wife, Monica and Heather Willingham and husband, Dean; great-grandchildren, Aren Ferguson and Maranda and Landon Willingham. Bill's wife, Willa D. Bell and mother of his children, preceded him in death in 1969. Bill attended the University of New Mexico and was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. He was a pilot in the Navy during World War II. He was also a member of BPOE Elks Lodge #461 and was a longtime employee of Banes Co. Services will be held Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., at U.N.M. Alumni Chapel, with Rev. John R. Russell, D. Min. officiating. Private interment will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Larry Wiseman, Doyle Seymour, Alex Castillo, Dean Husmer, Darrell Ford, and Jack Lyall. Honorary Pallbearers will be Elza Jones, Bob Stamm, and Fred Flanigan. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
M. Ellen Kirk, age 82, passed away September 14, 1998. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Kirk and her daughter, Pegeen Cook. She is survived by a grandson, Jeffrey Cook, of California; nieces, Kathryn Bunt and husband, Ron of Cuba, NM, and Patricia Soukup and husband, Michael, of Santa Fe, NM; and numerous close friends. She and her husband, Howard were very active for many years in the Albuquerque Little Theater. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, September 21, at 2:00 p.m. at the Cathedral Church of St. John, 318 Silver SW, with the Rev. Canons Byron McDougall and Rhonda McIntire officiating. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. John's Cathedral Memorail Fund, PO Box 1246, Albuquerque, NM 871-3-1246. Arrangements by Sunrise Services.
Adam Richard Montoya, age 21. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 16, 10:00 a.m., at Santa Maria de la Paz Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Frank Valdez, Gerard Medina, Joedy Garcia, Gabriel Baca, Brandon Liebert and Mark Varela. Honorary pallbearer will be James Chavez. Arrangements are under the direction of Berardinelli Family Funeral Service, 1399 Luisa, Santa Fe, 984-8600.
Thomas Eugene New, age 52, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, September 12, 1998. He is survived by four sons, Thomas New and wife, Valerie, Timothy New, Terry New and wife, Cynthia of Albuquerque, Travis New of Phoenix, AZ; his mother, Mariam True; sister, Carolyn Lewis of Albuquerque; seven grandchildren, Katherine, Thomas, Tamara, Samantha, Timothy, Emily and Allison New of Albuquerque; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Harold New. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE, Wednesday, September 16, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Graveside services will be held Thursday, September 17, 2:00 p.m., at Santa Fe National Cemetery with Chaplain Boyles officiating.
Evelyn H. Novak, 83, a 38 year resident of Albuquerque passed away on
Sunday afternoon, September 13, 1998. Evelyn was the beloved wife of Frank
D. Novak and the mother of Dennis Novak of Homer, Alaska and Diane Novak
of Aurora, Colorado. She was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and lived in
Des Moines , Iowa before moving to Albuquerque. She was an active member
of St. Timothy's Lutheran Church Woman's Group. She worked for 12 years
as a medical receptionist and secretary for Dr. Beeson's office in Encino
Plaza. She loved her family and enjoyed traveling throughout New Mexico.
She and her husband often took their dogs and travel trailer out to explore
new areas and he would try his hand at fishing. She was an inspiration
to others and always thought of them before herself.
John Atwater Pleus, age 67, and longtime Albuquerque resident, passed away on Saturday, September 12, 1998, following a short illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Victor J. and Frances A. Pleus; and brother, George Pleus, Racine, WS. He is survived by spouse, Beth D. Pleus; daughters, Karen Pleus-Griego and husband, Steve J. Griego, Albuquerque and Kristin L. Pleus, Austin, TX; mother-in-law, Mamie Woosley, Albuquerque; brother-in-law, Raymond Cook Daniel Jr. and wife, Evelyn Curtis Daniel, Porterdale, GA; niece, Kimberlan Holloman and husband, Mark; and nephew, Raymond Cook Daniel III ("Chip") and wife, Larrie, in Georgia; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. A warm, loving husband and father, with a great sense of humor, he will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Mr. Pleus was a graduate of UNM College of Pharmacy, a member of Kappa Psi fraternity and N.M. Hospital Pharmacy Assn; a past member of N.M. Pharmaceutical Assn., BPO Elks Lodge 461; and Sunrise Kiwanis Club. Mr. Pleus served in the the U.S. Army Medical Corps during the Korean Conflict. After a precious gift to N.M. Donor Services and N.M. Lions Eye Bank, cremation will take place with a private memorial service at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Friends and family acquaintances are invited to a Time of Remembrance in celebration of John's life on Friday, September 18, 9:00 a.m. at Calvary Chapel, Osuna Blvd. NE, Albuquerque. Mr. Robert Church will officiate. Memorials in Mr. Pleus' name, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the American Heart Assn., 1330 San Pedro N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87110. Hillcrest Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Anne Cora Simmons, 72, a resident of Albuquerque since 1957, passed away Saturday, September 12, 1998 as a result of cancer. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, James L. Simmons of Albuquerque; son, Dennis Simons and wife, Sandra of Washington; daughters, Darlene K. Criswell of Los Chavez, NM and Debra A. Simmons of Albuquerque; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mrs. Simmons was born to Arthur and Clara Face in Deerborn, MI on May 25, 1926. Cremation has taken place and interment of cremains will be held Thursday, 10:00 a.m., at Fairview Memorial Park, 700 Yale SE, with Chaplain M.L. Capehart officiating. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
Mable L. Springer born, in Arcadia, FL, June 14, 1918, a resident of Forth Worth, TX and former resident of Albuquerque died, Sunday, September 13, 1998, due to complications of a stroke. She is survived by her daughter, Jean Blevins and husband, Johnny of Arlington, TX; son, Ronald S. Springer of Arlington, TX; and four grandsons, Noel C. Webb of New York City, NY, Patrick D.B. Webb of Sacramento, CA, Steven B. Springer of Arlington, TX and Aden M. Springer of Hardington, NE. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter who was a career service man, traveling to many posts around the word prior to settling in Albuquerque in 1967. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Sandia Ward. Mable was active in relief society, young women's programs and librarian at the Church. She was also active in many social and civic clubs in Albuquerque. Services will be held, Thursday, 10:00 a.m., at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Sandia Ward, 4109 Eubanks NE with C. Michael Newman conducting. Entombment will take place at Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may visit from (;00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Church. The family would like to express their appreciation and gratitude to the administration and staff of the James L. West Special Care Center in Ft. Worth, TX for the compassionate, loving care given to their mother and grandmother over the past four years. French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd NE
Gerald L. Tomlinson, 59, a resident of Rio Rancho for the past 29 years, passed away on Sunday, September 13, 1998. Gerald was born May 31, 1939 the son of Victor and Irene Griffin Tomlinson in Anderson, Missouri. He had been employed by the ABF Trucking Company and was a member of the Army Reserves. He is survived by his wife, Chris of Rio Rancho, parents, Victor and Irene of Anderson, MO. children, Tim Tomlinson of Rio Rancho, Dean Tomlinson of Ft. Jackson, SC, AmyJo Lanear of Corrales, NM Debra Branson of Bay City, TX, Larry Smith of Phoenix, AZ, and Johnny Bryant of Farmington, NM; two sisters, Wilma Tomlinson and Louise Gartner of Anderson, MO; grandchildren, Gail and Sarah of Rio Rancho, Learon and Brandon of Missouri, Jody Glen and Johnny Lee of Bay City, TX, Ashley and Lindsey of Phoenix, AZ. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, September 17, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Vista Verde Mortuary, Sara Rd at Meadowlark Ln., Rio Rancho. Arrangements by Vista Verde Mortuary.
Mr. Tony Ulibarri died on Saturday at the age of 69. Mr. Ulibarri is survived by his wife, Amie Ulibarri; sons, William Ulibarri and wife, Samantha, David Ulibarri and wife, Ramona, Robert Ulibarri and Manuel Ulibarri; stepsons, Norman Albert, Ervin Albert and Arnold Albert; daughter, Laurie Ulibarri; stepdaughter, Janice Rael and husband, Sammy; sisters, Priscilla Griego and husband, Cristobal, Rose Medrano and husband, Tony, Isabel Navarro and husband, Isidro, Dora Montoya and husband, Fred, Evangeline Wells and husband, Al, and Judy Larrenega; 26 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Mr. Ulibarri will be held on Wednesday at the St. Anne Catholic Church where the Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. Burial will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Andy Griego, Leonard Navarro, Elmer Wilson, Danny Madrid, Fernando Tapia, and Joaquin Willer. Honorary pallbearers will be Andrew Madrid, Leroy Valdez and Lawrence Sanchez. Visitation for Mr. Ulibarri will be held on Tuesday, from 2:00 p.m. until 7;00 p.m., in the mortuary chapel. A Rosary will follow at 7:00 p.m. at the Salazar and Sons Mortuary, 400 Third St. SW.
George J. Wahlenmaier died on his 76th birthday on Sunday, September 13, 1998. Mr. Wahlenmaier and his wife, Anna, recently moved to Albuquerque from Johnstown, OH. He was a wonderful and loving husband to and was survived by his wife of 57 years, Anna, of the family home; sons, Allen George Wahlenmaier and wife, Jackie of Worthington, OH, Richard Wahlenmaier and wife, Beth of Albuquerque, and Roy S. Wahlenmaier and wife, Kathy of Johnstown, OH; daughter, Frances Storms and husband, Timothy of Albuquerque; 11 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and sister, Margie Hay and husband, Ransom of Hilliard, OH. Mr. Wahlenmaier was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was the owner of George's Meat Market in Columbus, OH. He was a member of the Magnolia Masonic Lodge in Columbus, OH and the Shriners. B. Burrow wrote"He who inspired his children to realize their fullest potential...and to follow his example of full and meaningful living is a truly wonderful father." George Wahlenmaier exemplified those qualities and will be deeply missed by his wife, children, and grandchildren. Services will be held Thursday, September 17, 1998, 2:00 p.m. at French Mortuary - Lomas Blvd Chapel, 10500 Lomas Blvd, NE, with Pastor Greg Werdin officiating. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 525 San Pedro NE, #101, Albuquerque, NM 87108. Cremation will take place after the services with private disposition of cremains. French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd., NE.