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TOMAS GONZALES, age 91, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2001. He was preceded in death by his wife, Cecilia in 1971: a daughter and son-in-law, Arlene & Arcy Vigil; and a brother, Brother Andrew Gonzales. He is survived by four daughters and sons-in-law, Zenobia and Ross Snyder, Sylvia and Ernest Harding, Mildred and Kenneth Melendez, and Cordelia and Reyes Garcia; a son and daughter-in-law, Joseph T. and Helen Gonzales; 24 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren. A memorial mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 9, 2001 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Pecos. Interment will follow at Pecos Cemetery. His family has requested memorial contributions be offered in his name to St. Anthony Church in Pecos.

Betty (Betsy) McIntosh, 83 of El Rito, New Mexican died on May 29, 2001 in Los Lunas, New Mexico after a lengthy illness. She was born in La Chene, Quebec Canada on April 8, 1918. She was an incredible Mother, friend and philosopher. Betty graduated from Bridgewater State Teachers College in Massachusetts in 1935 and was an educator from 1939 through 1983, from 1963 through 1970 she was director of The Eight Northern Pueblo Head Start program, from 1970 through 1982 she was an early childhood educator in Michigan and Kentucky and was a Social Worker for the State of Kentucky from 1982 through 1983. She established the El Rito Public Library, which was the recipient of the year 2000 New Mexico Pinion Quality Award. Betty was also a lay minister in the Norwell Methodist Church in Norwell, Massachusetts. She was preceded in death by her husband, William P. McIntosh and sisters: Winifred Webster and Audrey Marshall. She is survived by her daughters: Toby Turner, Robin Rohrer; sons: David B. McIntosh and wife Lois, William B. McIntosh and wife Kathy; niece, Candy Ball; nephew, Peter Webster; 14 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Sandia Hospice, 4725 Indian School Road, Suite 310, Albuquerque, NM 87110, the El Rito Public Library, El Rito, NM 87530 or the Hands and Heart, 10 Thomas Avenue, Los Lunas, NM 87031. A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 8, 2001 at 6:00 p.m. at Unity Church of Santa Fe, 1108 La Cuchara Road, Santa Fe, NM.

Charles L. Campbell, born March 15, 1923 in Benjamin, TX passed away May 26, 2001, after a lengthy illness.Charles served his country with distinction as a Lieutenant in the U. S. Army. He was in the 1st Infantry Division in Europe and received the Bronze Star for heroic achievement in Normandy, France.During his career he resided in Bloomington, IN, Brownsville, TN, Eagle Pass, TX and El Paso, TX.He is survived by his wife, Phyllis; daughter, Carol Beth Wrigley and husband John; son, David Campbell and wife Carol; daughter, Jo Alison Volker; grandchildren: Sara and J. B. Wrigley. David and William Campbell, Victoria and Benjamin Volker; brother, Allen Dile Campbell; sister, Helen Tragesser and many other relatives and friends. He will be laid to rest at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. on May 31, 2001.

ANNE SAMUEL CROY, a resident of Santa Fe, died at her home on Tuesday, May 29, 2001 following an illness. She is survived by her Mother; Ruth Pope Samuel of Santa Fe, her sister, Patty Samuel Terrell of Dallas, TX; her daughter, Amanda Croy of New York City, NY; and her son, Jeff Croy and wife Jennifer; and her grandchildren, Maxwell and Samantha Croy, all of Seattle, WA. Anne was born July 3, 1942 in Tyler, TX. She was a graduate of Holton Arms School in Washington, DC, and attended the University of Texas and Finch College in New York City. Anne was a long time resident of Santa Fe, and a caring and active participant in many local organizations. She served as a member of the board of directors of The Santa Fe Opera, co-chairman of the Santa Fe Opera gala weekend, trustee of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation Board, and served on the board of directors of Los Golondrinas. A memorial service will be held Sunday, June 3, 2001 at 2:00 PM at the Santa Fe Opera. Her family request memorial contributions be directed in her memory to The Santa Fe Opera Foundation, PO Box 2408, Santa Fe, NM 87504.

LUCY ROMERO, 87, formerly of Santa Fe, died Monday, May 28, 2001 in Albuquerque, where she has resided for the past two years. Lucy was born April 27, 1914 in Las Vegas, New Mexico. She graduated from Highlands University with a teachers certificate and taught school for a short time. She retired in the early 1990's from the State of New Mexico. She was preceded in death by her parents: Ambrosio and Francisquita Archuleta Chavez; her husband, Joseph A. Romero; two sisters: Antonia Chavez and Lena Donahue; and a brother, Anbrosio Chavez. Survivors include her daughter, Ivy Curl and husband Duane of Corrales, NM; one sister, Juliet Smith of Frostburg, Maryland; two grandchildren: Judi Bowman and Bob Schenk and wife Debbie; sister-in-law, Victoria Chavez of Santa Fe, and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will begin at 2:00 PM Thursday, May 31, 2001 at Berardinelli Family Chapel, where a rosary will be recited at 7:30 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM Friday, June 1, 2001 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Rosario Cemetery. Pallbearers will include Orlando Vigil, Eddie Castillo, Julian Cull, Sabino Rodriguez, Bill Friedman, and Albert L. Grubesic.

Margeth Barrett Lang, 82, of Santa Fe and formerly of Roswell, died early Tuesday following an extended illness. She was born February 28, 1918, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the daughter of Gladys (Harvey) Barrett. She was raised and educated in Fairfield, Connecticut, and married Maxwell B. Lang on January 2, 1939. Her husband preceded her in death on March 10, 2000, and the two of them are reunited again in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ. During her lifetime she bore and raised two daughters, Carole Larson of Roswell, who preceded her in death in 1998, and Nancy Davis, who resides with her husband Willard in Santa Fe. She is survived also by five grandchildren: Helen Carlson and Matthew Larson of Greeley, Colorado, and Maxwell Davis, Willard Davis, III and Heidi Ricci of Rhode Island; and 13 great-grandchildren. After raising her family in Albuquerque, she studied and became a nurse and served at Presbyterian Hospital and, later, in various nursing care centers. She also wrote poetry and was an accomplished painter. A memorial will be held on Thursday, April 13, at 7:00 p.m. at Berardinelli Family Chapel. In lieu of flowers, her family requests that you make a donation to Hospice, the employees and volunteers of which provided her with great comfort, love and service during her time of greatest need.

Ricky Marquez, age 57, of Glorieta, died Tuesday, April 11, 2000, at her home following a short illness. She was preceded in death by her father, Desiderio Salmeron; her son, Manuel Marquez, Jr.; and her sister, Louise Carter. Ricky was born November 7, 1942, near Rowe, NM, the daughter of Desiderio and Cecilia Salmeron. She married Manuel A. Marquez, and they lived in Santa Fe where she worked for the Santa Fe Public Schools for 24 years. They moved to Glorieta 12 years ago to enjoy their retirement. She is survived by her loving husband, Manuel A. Marquez of Glorieta; two daughters, Annette Marquez of Glorieta and Louise Dora Marquez of Santa Fe; her mother, Cecilia Salmeron of Cerrillos, NM; two grandchildren, Martina Marquez and Felicia Marquez; sister, Ruby King of Canoncito, NM; and three brothers: Solomon Salmeron, Tino Salmeron, both of Santa Fe, and Desiderio Salmeron, Jr. of Espanola. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, April 13, at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel in Glorieta. Father Jay Voorhies will be the celebrant. Interment will follow at Rosario Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Manuel Pena, Gene Marquez, Jim Carter, Junior Salmeron, Tino Salmeron, and Sal Salmeron.

Sue Jenkins, age 70 died in her home in Santa Fe on Sunday, April 9, 2000. She was preceded in death by her parents, Annie Sue Avery and Sherwood H. Avery. Sue was born in Teague, TX. She moved to Santa Fe from Nebraska in 1989. While living in Nebraska she was involved in the Democratic party and attended national conventions. She loved embroidery, stitching, reading and playing cards. She is survived by her daughters: Jennifer Jenkins Stauss of Santa Fe, Rebecca Sue Kilpatrick and husband Kirk of Littleton, CO, Kathleen Jenkins and husband Ron Mascarenas of Santa Fe; brother, Terry Avery and wife Eleanor of Dallas, TX; grandchildren: Amanda Marie Stauss, Michael Martin Stauss, Elizabeth Avery Stauss, Katie Scarlett Kilpatrick, Kelsey Kilpatrick, Maggie Mae Brannigan, Khala Kathleen Brannigan, and Caroline Mae Mascarenas. Cremation has taken place.

Juan Tiburcio Sandoval, age 70 of Santa Fe, passed away Friday, April 7, 2000, after a lengthy illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Juan Antonio and Lugarda Sandoval; his son Adam Sandoval; and five brothers and two sisters. Mr. Sandoval was born January 25, 1930, to Juan Antonio and Lugarda Sandoval. He married Andrea Gabaldon June 24, 1950. After completing school he worked for P.N.M. until he was drafted. He served in the U.S Army during the Korean Conflict, he returned from the Army and attended vocational school to learn Spanish colonial furniture building. He returned to work for P.N.M. and retired in 1979. He was a member of Cristo Rey Catholic Church and the DAV. Since retirement he has enjoyed building furniture, hunting, and enjoyed being with his family. He is survived by his loving family: wife of fifty years, Andrea Sandoval; sons: Edward and wife Rosalie Sandoval, Gilbert and wife Annabelle Sandoval, Jerry and wife Pauline Sandoval, Ted and wife Maria Sandoval, Steve Sandoval and partner Richard Wanser, and David and wife Liz Sandoval; daughters: Rosalie Hodges and partner Daniel Dominguez, Rebecca Sandoval and Rene Carillo, Elaine Sandoval, Lisa and husband Ray Trujillo; sister, Adelina and husband Pablo Tafoya; brothers, Manuel Sandoval, Ernesto and wife Stella Sandoval; 28 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous friends and relatives. Visitation will begin Sunday, April 9, at 6:00 p.m. at Cristo Rey Catholic Church, where a Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, April 10, at 1:00 p.m. at Cristo Rey Catholic Church. Interment will follow at National Cemetery.

Ruby F. Siler, age 65, of Santa Fe, loving mother, grandmother, and friend to many, died Saturday evening, April 1, 2000, following a short illness. She was preceded in death by her father, Owen William Self; her mother; Pauline Creswell; grandson Joshua Garner; and her sister, Ruthie Self. Ruby was born September 1, 1934, in Pine Valley, Oklahoma. With her own children she came to Santa Fe where she worked as a shift manager at Bert's Burger Bowl in the 1970's, and later as a retail cashier until her retirement in 1994. She enjoyed helping her friends who needed assistance and helped anyone that needed help. Ruby will be missed dearly by her family and friends. She is survived by two sons, Jimmy Garner and wife Gail of Santa Fe, and Dale Wade Garner and wife Lee of Lovington, NM; four grandsons: Ryan, Seth, and Tyler Garner of Santa Fe, and James Garner of Oklahoma City, OK; three sisters: Inez Ann Kulberth of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Mary Irene Campbell of Tampa, FL and Mary Marie Jones of Hot Springs, Arkansas; and two brothers, William R. Self and Willie Gene Self, both of Hot Springs, Arkansas. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, at Berardinelli Family Chapel. Burial will take place at Cutter Morning Star Cemetery in Hot Springs, Arkansas later this week.

Brian Phillips Ritchey, age 26, of Santa Fe, died on Sunday, March 26, 2000. He was born in Tallahassee, FL, on December 2, 1973. Brian was a composer of avant-garde music. He is survived by his loving wife, Alexis Singleton Ritchey; his parents: mother, Deborah Rikoon and husband Rob, and father, Phillip Ritchey; and his sisters, Robyn and Hannah. His sweet spirit will be missed by all who knew him. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 30, at 10:00 a.m. at Temple Beth Shalom on East Barcelona. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to: Brian Ritchey Scholarship Fund, c/o IRE, PO Box 2404, Santa Fe, NM 87504-2404.

Freddie Salazar, age 69 of Nambe, NM, died on Thursday, March 23, 2000. He was preceded in death by his parents, Federico and Rufina Salazar; brother, Joe Salazar; mother and father-in-law Leopoldo and Elena Ortiz; and brothers-in-law, Ramon Ortiz and Joe Trujillo. Mr. Salazar served in the Air Force during the Korean conflict and retired from Los Alamos National Laboratory as an electronic technician. He was a member of Sacred Heart Church of Nambe and La Union Catolica del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus de Pojoaque. He is survived by his wife, Darlene of Nambe; son, Carlos Salazar of Nambe; sisters, Mary Thorpe, Lisa Trujillo, both of Santa Fe; sisters-in-law, Stella Salazar of Redwood, CA, Sylvia Rivera and husband Tony of Pojoaque, Pamela Hamburg and husband John of Nambe, Rose Ortiz of Pojoaque; brother-in-law, Waldo Ortiz and wife Martha of Nambe; many nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 26, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Nambe at 6:00 p.m. where a rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, March 27, at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Nambe Cemetery.

Magdalena Nena Lucero, age 32, of Santa Fe, died on Tuesday, March 21, 2000. She was preceded in death by her father, Antonio Eppie Urban. Magdalena was born in Santa Fe on July 6, 1967. She was a member of St. Anne Catholic Parish. She is survived by her husband, Samuel Lucero of Santa Fe; sons, Albert and Sammy Lucero of Santa Fe; mother, Margie G. Urban of Santa Fe; brothers, Joseph L. Garcia and wife Mary, and Anthony Urban, all of Santa Fe; sisters, Diana Urban and husband Jerome Atencio, and Angela Urban and husband Joshua Vigil, all of Santa Fe; nieces and nephews: Corina Padilla, Jennifer Urban, Jerome Urban, Karmella Vigil, and Austin Urban, all of Santa Fe; and many other relatives and friends from Pecos, California and Colorado. Visitation will be held on Monday, March 27, at 4:00 p.m. at Berardinelli Family Chapel, where a rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 28, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anne's Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Rosario Cemetery.

Celia G. Montoya, age 65, loving mother and grandmother, of Santa Fe, died on Sunday, March 19, 2000, following a long bout with diabetes. She was preceded in death by her parents, Juanita R. and Enrique Gurule of La Cienega; her first husband, William Martinez; and her second husband, Alvin Montoya. Mrs. Montoya was born May 5, 1934. She was the owner of Celia's Beauty Salon and a member of La Cofradia de la Conquistadora. She is survived by her children, Mary B. Dean and husband Joe, Jr. and Robert J. Martinez; mother-in-law, Maria Inez Martinez; grandchildren: Robert Che Martinez, Joe Abran Dean, Isaac William Dean, Tomas A. Dean, and Celia Marina Martinez; step-granddaughter, Amy Chavez and husband Raymond; two great-grandchildren, Sol Dominic Dean and Reece Martinez Angel; brothers: Delfido Gurule of Greely, CO, Enrique Gurule, Daniel Gurule, both of Santa Fe, JoJo Gurule of Espanola, Archie Gurule and Gilbert Gurule, both of Santa Fe; sister, Juanita Flores of Santa Fe; and numerous other relatives and friends. Visitation will begin on Tuesday, March 21, from 3-5 p.m. at Berardinelli Family Chapel. Mrs. Montoya will then be taken to St. Francis Cathedral where visitation will continue at 6:30 p.m. and a rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 22, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Francis Cathedral. Interment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery.

Ricardo Cordova, age 84, of Lamy, died at his home on Saturday, March 18, 2000. Mr. Cordova was employed by the Santa Fe Railroad for 27 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and his spending time with his family. He was a member of Nuestra Senora de Los Remedios Catholic Church in Galisteo. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Flora Cordova; five sons: Lalo Cordova and wife Veda, Richard Cordova, Jr. and wife Emma, Raymond Cordova, Larry Cordova and wife Stella, Marcos Cordova and wife Anna; five daughters: Susie Gabaldon, Lupe Paz and husband Al, Annie Quintana and husband Roger, Tommie Benavidez and husband Arthur, Bertha Trejo; two grandchildren that he raised as his own children, Augustine and Francisco Trejo; brother, Chrisantos Cordova and wife Pauline; sisters-in-law, Lucia Cordova and Mariquita Sanchez; 25 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces, nephews, and many other relatives. Visitation will begin on Tuesday, March 21, at 5:00 p.m. at Berardinelli Family Chapel where a rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 22, at 11:00 a.m. at Nuestra Senora de Los Remedios Catholic Church in Galisteo. Interment will follow at Lamy Cemetery.

Robert L. Allgood, age 84 of Santa Fe passed away March 16, 2000. As a young man he worked with the Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC), and served in the U.S. Navy with the Seabee's at the end of World War II. He retired from Kaiser Cement Corp and the State of New Mexico. He was also a member of the Santa Fe Rose Society and the B.P.OE. Lodge # 460. Mr. Allgood was well known for his beautiful photographs. He is survived by his children: Jane Allgood, John Allgood, Jim Allgood and Joe Allgood; sisters, Frances Jennings, Lorraine Jaffurs; brother, Frank Allgood; and numerous other family members. Private services were held Sunday, March 19, 2000, at Mr. Allgood's home.

Anthony Ferrero, of Santa Fe, died on Wednesday, March 15, 2000, following a short illness. He was born in Raton, NM, on October 8, 1928, to the late Paul, Sr. and Amelia Ferrero. He married his wife, Mary Frances Ferrero, in Buffalo, NY. He attended St. Patrick Academy, St. Michael's High School, the College of Santa Fe, and Long Beach State University. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, South Bay Golf Association and a Little League Manager. Mr. Ferrero is survived by his loving wife, Mary Frances Ferrero of Santa Fe; sons: Tony D. Ferrero and wife Belinda Maez-Ferrero, David P. Ferrero, all of Santa Fe, and Gary L. Ferrero of Raleigh, NC. He is also survived by his brothers, Paul Ferrero, Jr. of Lincolndale, NY, Joseph Ferrero of Manhattan, NY; sisters, Maureen Paiz of Indianapolis, MD, Faye Ferrero of Albuquerque; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Ti burcio Montoya and wife Ramona of Santa Fe, Sefe Rivera of Albuquerque, Lalo Rivera and wife Annetta, Edward Rivera, Joey Rivera and wife Lucille, Rosie McKim, all of Santa Fe; grandchildren: Angela, Christina, Michael, Sara, Nicole, David A., Sophie, and Jacob; one great-grandchild, Christopher; and many friends. Visitation will begin on Sunday, March 19, at 3:00 p.m. at Berardinelli Family Chapel where a rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, March 20, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis Cathedral. Interment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the St. Francis Cathedral School at 275 E. Alameda, Santa Fe, NM 87505.

Alvina Pauline Zimmermann, age 95, of Santa Fe, died on Monday, March 13, 2000, at El Castillo Residence where she had resided for 17 years. She was preceded in death by her sister, Estella and two brothers, Conrad and Melvin. She was born to Mary L. and Conrad W. Zimmermann on September 21, 1904, in Indianapolis, IN. As a secretary for many companies in Indianapolis, she gained extensive education as a secretary, taking her to Chicago then to Omaha where she spent six years. On a visit to the Paul U. Brown's she contacted her prior boss from Omaha, Thomas J. Allen, the Regional Director for the National Park Service. As a result of this visit she transferred to Santa Fe where she had happily lived ever since 1943. She retired from the Parks Service in December of 1966. During her retirement years she traveled extensively, visiting every country except China and Russia. She was a member of the St. Vincent Auxiliary where she volunteered for over 25 years. She is survived by her brother, Dan of Indianapolis, IN; 13 nieces and nephews; and many friends. A memorial service will be conducted on Friday, March 17, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis Cathedral.

Eufelia "Faye" Medina, passed away on Monday, March 13, 2000. She was born in Santa Fe on June 14, 1919. She was preceded in death by her parents, Donaciano and Consuelo Romero; brother, Rosendo Romero; and sisters, Lena Rivera and Marie Medina. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Alfredo Sena, and second husband, Jose "Ted" Medina. Mrs. Medina was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and wife. She was loved by everyone and will be deeply missed. She is survived by her daughters, Susie Sanchez, Connie Vigil and husband Eddie; son, David Sena and wife Rita; step-children, Cecilia Koroneos, and Don Medina; brothers, Carlos Romero and wife Virginia, William Romero and wife Emily; sisters, Nellie Hesch, Alvina Gianardi, Stella Maes and Alice Van Hosen; grandchildren: Mark Vigil, Lisa Vigil, Glenn Sanchez and wife Doree, Sandra Sanchez, Matthew Sena and Monica Sena; and many nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren and friends and neighbors. Visitation will begin on Wednesday, March 15, at 6:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church where a rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 16, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church. Private family interment services will take place at a later date.

Shirley Grace Conner Grimes, 84 died on March 12, 2000 after a lengthy illness. She was born in Leslie, MO on July 12, 1915 to James and Freda Conner. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Grimes, sister, Norma Trobee and brother, Harry Connor. Mrs. Grimes was a manager at Woolworth's, owner of Taichert's in New Mexico and Travelodges in several states. She was a Sunday school teacher and volunteered in many organizations. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Grimes McGar and husband Tom; sons, Richard Grimes and wife Linda, and David Grimes; grandchildren, Troy Grimes and wife Marcie, Travis Grimes, Kelly Grimes, and Trent Grimes. Mrs. Grimes was dearly loved and will be missed by all. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to The American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association, Inc., 6380 E. Tanque Verde, Suite D, Tucson, AZ 85715.

Amarante Romero, Sr., of Santa Fe, died peacefully on Sunday, March 12, 2000. He was 102 years old. He worked at the Santa Fe Senior Citizens Center until the age of 101, when he finally retired. He is survived by his former wife, Anita Romero; ten children: John Romero and wife Vita of Espanola, Amarante Romero, Jr. (Tito) and wife Martha of Santa Fe, Nelson Romero and wife Ester of Espanola, Felix Romero and wife Monica of La Mesilla, Lillian Lopez of Rodarte, Maria Angelina Arguello of Santa Monica, CA, Mary Garcia of La Mesilla, Loren Pacheco of Espanola, Patsy Roybal and husband Patrick of Denver, CO, Linda Franco and husband Dave of Las Cruces; 41 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and many other relatives. To our beloved father, we will miss you as the years come and go but in our hearts you will live forever, because we love you so. YOUR LOVING FAMILY Visitation will begin on Tuesday, March 14, from 4-6 p.m. at Berardinelli Family Chapel in Santa Fe (corner of Luisa and Alta Vista). Mr. Romero will then be taken to St. Anne Catholic Church in Santa Fe (511 Alicia St.)where a rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 15, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Loma Vista Cemetery in Alcalde, NM. A reception will follow the service at the Morada behind St. Anne's Church in Alcalde. You are all invited to join us.

Jim Lujan (Santiago), born October 9, 1938, passed away after a long and valiant battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Candelaria and Vivian Lujan; brothers, Damacio and Daniel Lujan; sister, Matilde; special niece, Mildred Valencia; special aunt, Isabel Lujan; and primo, Paul Lujan. Jim graduated from Pecos High School, where he was an outstanding athlete playing basketball and baseball. Right after graduation, he joined the Air Force, which allowed him to tour Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the United States. He then attended the College of Santa Fe where he received his BA in psychology. He taught special education classes, worked for the City of Santa Fe, State of New Mexico and Sears. He joined and volunteered in many organizations. At one time or another, he was a member of the 20-30 club, Young Democrats, American Legion in Pecos and the State of New Mexico chapter, a little league coach and very active in politics. He served in the National Guard Reserve and served as assistant chaplain during the prison riot. He was an avid musician and played the saxophone in a local band, Reflections. He enjoyed all kinds of music and encouraged his family and friends to use their musical talent. He had a wonderful sense of humor and loved practical jokes. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He was a volunteer for the Salvation Army, several political campaigns, and enjoyed helping people to help themselves. His family was very important to him he encouraged them to go to school, play their music and stay together. He was a member of St. Anthony's Parish in Pecos. He will be terribly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his wife, Viola Lujan; son, Ronald Wayne and wife Leona; in-laws, Jose and Flora Quintana; brother, Vivian Lujan and wife Florinda; sisters: Secundina Aragon and husband Ben, Angelina Lucero and husband Patricio, and Frances Varela and husband Mike; God children: Jose Delgado, Feliz Sisneros, Vicky Lopez, and James Trujillo; nephews: Gene Lujan, Clarence Lujan, James Lucero, Patrick Lucero, Danny Lucero, Darrell Varela, Michael Varela, Fidel Valencia, Gilbert Valencia, Christy Valencia, Earl Valencia, Jeffrey Lujan, and Arthur Pacheco; nieces: Leann Lopez, Ruth Tapia, Stella Valencia, Darlene Armijo, Matilda Varela, Shirley Valencia and Yvonne Woods; sisters-in law: Rachel Lujan, Mary Lou Trujillo and husband Henry, Lucille Pacheco; primos: Abe Lujan and wife Loretta, Tommy Lujan, Herman Lujan, Filemon Vigil, and Lorenzo Vigil; and many other relatives and friends. Visitation and a rosary were held on Monday, March 13, 2000. Another visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 14, at 3:00 p.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Pecos, where a rosary will be recited at 4:00 p.m. by the Catholic Daughters and again at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 15, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Pecos. Interment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery. If you prefer, in lieu of flowers, you may make donations to either of the following organizations: The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 9918, Santa Fe, NM 87504 or The Hospice Center, 1400 Chama Street, Santa Fe, NM 87505.

John W. Miller, Sr., age 80, of Santa Fe, died on Saturday, March 11, 2000. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and three sisters. Mr. Miller was born on December 3, 1919, to John B. and Minnie Miller in Servilleta, NM. He served in World War II with the U.S. Army in the Pacific theatre from 1942-1946. He worked most of his life in construction as a mechanic. He had lived in Santa Fe for 40 years and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon). He is survived by his wife, Lora of Santa Fe; five children: John W. Miller, Jr. and wife Linda, Connie Sanchez and husband Ernest, Calvin Miller and Melody, David Miller and wife Linda, and Joanne Lamoreux and husband Roger. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren: Lisa, Johnny III, Luree, Calvin Jr., Michael, Ronnie, Jeena, Elizabeth, Rebecca, and Kevin; eight great-grandchildren; sisters: Bunnie of Tres Piedras, NM, Shirley of Belen, NM, Dollie of Peralta, NM, Clara of Farmington, NM; and brother, Charles of Albuquerque. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 14, at 9:00 a.m. at the Mormon Church, 410 Rodeo Rd., Santa Fe, where a Funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Tres Piedras Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Missionary Fund, 410 Rodeo Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87505 or the Alzheimers Research Fund, National Headquarters, 70 East Lake Street, Chicago, IL 60601-5997.

Maxwell Bendick Lang, age 91, of Santa Fe, formerly of Roswell, died early Friday, March 10, 2000 following a short illness. He was born November17, 1908, in New York City, the son of David and Helen Bendick Lang. He received his formal education from McBurney Prep School and New York University. He married Margeth Barrett of Fairfield, Connecticut. He worked on Wall Street, then sold men's clothing around New England, then worked for R.H. Macy Co. In 1948 he moved his family to Albuquerque where he joined Hale Sanitary Supply to sell institutional supplies in southeast New Mexico. He retired in 1975 and moved to Roswell in 1977 and on to Dexter in 1979. Mack was a published author and an avid tennis player for over 64 years, having collected many trophies. He was a member of Roswell's RSVP from 1977-1994 and served on their Advisory Board; he served on the Joy Center Board of Directors. He often spoke of his many blessings. Maxwell Lang, known as "Mack" loved the Lord Jesus Christ in life and is with Him in death for eternity. Mack is survived by his wife of 61 years, Margeth Lang, his daughter Nancy Davis and husband Bill of Santa Fe; 5 grandchildren; and many great grandchildren. His daughter Carole Larson preceded him in death in 1998. The family will greet friends in his memory on Sunday, March 12th between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. at Berardinelli Family Chapel. Private burial will take place in Roswell at Southpark Cemetery. In lieu of flowers his family requests that you give money to someone in need.

Raymond Earl Ley, age 82, died at his home in Terrero, NM, on Thursday, March 9, 2000. He was born in Senecca, NM, to the late Dora Kahler Ley and Otto T. Ley. He was a veteran of WWII with the Army Corp. of Engineers and assisted with the building of the Alaskan Highway. He resided with Happy and Delfina Ley in Terrero, NM, from 1954-1980, and then with Huie and Sherry Ley in Terrero until his death. Mr. Ley is survived by his two brothers, Carl Ley of Kingman, AZ, and Albert Ley and wife Adeline of Bismark, ND; sister-in-law, Delfina Ley; four nieces; six nephews; and numerous great-nieces, great-nephews, and other family members. He will be missed especially by the Huie Ley family, Sherry, Huie, Brandy, Conrad, and Matthew with whom he had lived for the past 20 years. Visitation will begin on Monday, March 13, at 10:00 a.m. at Berardinelli Family Chapel where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Paul Brown, Eric Nicholson, Conrad Ley, Brandy Ley, Matt Ley and Martin Brown.

Maria de Los Angeles Martinez de Sena, age 87, of Nambe, formerly of Santa Fe, died on Thursday, March 9, 2000. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tranquilino and Epifania Sena and her brother, Jose Maria Sena. Mrs. Martinez was born August 1, 1912, in Santa Fe. She was married to Cayetano Martinez and was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Francis Cathedral Parish and Woodmen of the World. She is survived by her loving husband, Cayetano Martinez of Nambe; her beloved children: Joe Ray Martinez, Rudy C. Martinez, both of Santa Fe, Edward Martinez and wife Marcelina of Nambe, and Marie Fannie Blea and husband Larry of Santa Fe. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Robert E. Martinez, Jessie Aaron Martinez, Millisa Martinez, Monica Martinez, Jose M. Martinez, Rafael Martinez, Jocelyn Martinez, Jessica Martinez, Joseph Blea and wife Lisa, Romano Blea, Kathleen Blea, Francine Arguello and husband Frank, Janice Blea, Hillary Gagliardi and husband Nicholas, Javier Blea, and Lisa Blea; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends. Visitation will begin on Saturday, March 11, at 3:00 p.m. at Berardinelli Family Funeral Chapel where a rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Sunday, March 12, at 3:00 p.m. at Berardinelli Family Funeral Chapel where a rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, March 13, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis Cathedral. Interment will follow at Rosario Cemetery.

Maxwell Bendick Lang, age 91, of Santa Fe, formerly of Roswell, died early Friday, March 10, 2000 following a short illness. He was born November17, 1908, in New York City, the son of David and Helen Bendick Lang. He received his formal education from McBurney Prep School and New York University. He married Margeth Barrett of Fairfield, Connecticut. He worked on Wall Street, then sold men's clothing around New England, then worked for R.H. Macy Co. In 1948 he moved his family to Albuquerque where he joined Hale Sanitary Supply to sell institutional supplies in southeast New Mexico. He retired in 1975 and moved to Roswell in 1977 and on to Dexter in 1979. Mack was a published author and an avid tennis player for over 64 years, having collected many trophies. He was a member of Roswell's RSVP from 1977-1994 and served on their Advisory Board; he served on the Joy Center Board of Directors. He often spoke of his many blessings. Maxwell Lang, known as "Mack" loved the Lord Jesus Christ in life and is with Him in death for eternity. Mack is survived by his wife of 61 years, Margeth Lang, his daughter Nancy Davis and husband Bill of Santa Fe; 5 grandchildren; and many great grandchildren. His daughter Carole Larson preceded him in death in 1998. The family will greet friends in his memory on Sunday, March 12th between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. at Berardinelli Family Chapel. Private burial will take place in Roswell at Southpark Cemetery. In lieu of flowers his family requests that you give money to someone in need.


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