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Obituaries

  • Frank Andrada

    Frank Andrada, age 95, a lifetime resident of Mosquero, N.M., passed away on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008 at the Clayton Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.

    He was born in La Cinta, N.M. on Jan. 3, 1913, to the late Leopoldo Andrada and Manuelita Narvaez Andrada.

    He was united in marriage in Mosquero on June 21, 1939 to the late Esther Trujillo.

  • Adolfo Vigil

    A funeral mass for Adolfo Vigil was celebrated this morning at St. Gertrude Catholic Chuch in Mora, N.M. Father James Sanchez was celebrant of the mass. He was laid to rest at the San Antonio Cemetery in Chacon, N.M. Serving as pallbearers were Rosendo Vigil, Joe Jim Vigil, Ferrell Rains, Timothy Fresquez, Salomon Esquibel and Joseph Vigil. Honorary bearers were Forrest Rains, Skye Rains, Autumn Romero and Andrew Fresquez.

  • Noverto Herrera

    Noverto Herrera, age 89, a resident of Las Vegas, N.M., and former resident of Tecolote, N.M., passed away on Thursday, Feb.21, 2008, at his home.

    He was born in Tecolote, N.M., on Oct. 11, 1918, to the late Cleofes Herrera and Emohenes Baca Herrera. He was united in marriage to the late Josie Herrera.

    He retired from the Southern Pacific Railroad where he was employed as a Crew Leader. He loved to go to the Flea Market and collect tools.

    He was preceded in death by his parents: Cleofes and Emohenes Herrera; wife Josie Herrera

  • Genevieve Rubio

    Genevieve Rubio, age 89, a lifelong resident of Las Vegas passed away on Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at Vida Encantada Nursing Facility.

    She was born on May 3, 1918, to the late Antonio Armijo and Asencion Lovato Armijo. She is preceded in death by her parents as well as her husband of 60 years, Phil Rubio in 1995; her brothers and sisters: Pedro Armijo, Isabel Armijo, Vicente Armijo, Guadalupe Gallegos, Cristobal Armijo, Margaret Armijo and Enrique Armijo.

  • Aile I. Lee

    Aile I. Lee, 78, passed away peacefully on Monday in Pueblo, Colo. after a brief illness.

    A self-described “free spirit,” Aile lived a life of great depth and breadth.

    Born in Heidelberg, Germany, on March 21, 1929, Gabriele Irene Gudula Goetze came to the U. S. at the age of 5 when, motivated by the growing Nazi persecution of intellectuals, her father took a professorship at Yale University in New Haven, Conn.

  • Margarito Maes

    Margarito Maes, a lifelong and well-known resident of Las Vegas and a proud and active member of VFW Post #1547, passed away at his home this morning.

    Services are pending and will be announced by his family at a later time.

    Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Home; 425-6551.

  • Andy L. Pino

    Andy L. Pino, 39, went to meet the Lord on Monday, Feb 25, 2008 suddenly at his home in Santa Fe, N.M. Andy was born in Cleveland, N.M., on June 25, 1968. Andy was fun, outgoing and well-liked by all that he met. He loved being outdoors and spending time in the mountains. If you wanted adventure and laughter, all you needed to do was spend time with Andy because he never had a dull moment in his life. He always tried to live his life to the fullest. Andy loved spending time with his family and friends. All who had the pleasure of knowing him will deeply miss him.

  • Naomi Day Cutler

    After a brief struggle with cancer, Naomi Day Cutler died on Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, at Alta Vista Regional Hospital in the presence of her immediate family. Naomi was born on June 19, 1928, in Minneapolis, Minn. to Merrill B. Day and Ruth I. Winell who died giving birth. She was raised with her twin sister Ruth by Belva Day and husband Wallace Linderman, known to them as mother and father, in Stewartville, Minn.

  • Adolfo Vigil

    Adolfo Vigil, 90, a lifelong resident of Chacon, N.M. and well- known throughout the Mora Valley, passed away on Saturday, Feb.23, 2008 at the Veterans Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M.

  • Mary Salazar

    A funeral mass for Mary Salazar was celebrated this morning by Father Thomas at Nuestra Seora de Guada-lupe Catholic Church in Villanueva, N.M. Burial followed the mass at the Sena Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Antonio Salazar, Victor Salazar, Benito Gutierrez, Jose Gallegos, Donald Gallegos and Steve Gallegos. Honorary bearers were Carlos Gallegos and Justin Perea.

    Mary, age 67, a lifelong resident of Sena, N.M. passed away on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, at St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe, N.M.