Obituaries

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  • Obituary for Lennis E. ‘Skip’ Taylor
    Lennis Earl ‘Skip’ Taylor passed away May 22, 2020, at his home in Los Alamos surrounded by his wife, Mary, Son Adrian, Daughter Batrice and beloved dog B. Lennis had a distinguished career as a pipefitter and was still a member of Local Union 412 at the time of his passing. Lennis was born on ...
  • Obituary for Samuel K. Ortiz
    SAMUEL KANE ORTIZ Our beloved father, son, and brother – Samuel Kane Ortiz, III, age 58 of Albuquerque, NM passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020 in Albuquerque. He was born on April 7, 1962 in San Leandro, CA. He was the son of Samuel Kane Ortiz and Frances Martinez. Samuel ...
  • Obituary for Howard Budwin Larsen
    Howard (Bud) (Sonny) Budwin Larsen died March 7, 2020, in the Albuquerque VA Hospital. Born July 14, 1938, to Nan Biffle Larsen and Bud Larsen in Albuquerque, NM. He attended Immanuel Lutheran School, Washington Jr High, and graduated from Albuquerque High School in 1956. He served in the Marine Corps from 1956-1958 in Japan with 4 ...
  • Obituary for Billy L. Dalton
    Billy L. Dalton April 26, 1930 – May 1, 2020 Las Cruces – Born April 26, 1930, in Clovis, NM, to Walter S. (Dan) Dalton and Sallie Maud Dalton. Bill was a retired Pipe Fitter and member of the Local Pipefitters Union 412. Bill’s first job as a teenager was setting up the bowling pins at the ...
  • Obituary for Rodney L. Pacheco
    In Memory of Rodney L. Pacheco, age 48, passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. Mr. Pacheco was a Local 412 members for 24 years.
  • Obituary for Hugh A. Honeycutt
    In Memory of Hugh A. Honeycutt 1929-2020 Al Honeycutt of Los Chavez, NM, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 15, 2020. Al was born on June 15, 1929 in Tucumcari, NM. He served in the US Navy from 1948-1952, and was a disabled Korean War Combat Veteran. Al was a pipefitter by trade ...
  • Obituary for Kenneth E. Cole
    Kenneth (Kenny) Cole, 63, passed away at his home in Roswell, N.M, on February 19, 2020. Kenny was born to William D. and Elivra Cole on June 29, 1956. Kenny grew up in and around Portales, NM where he attended school. Kenny knew at the age of 10 he wanted to be like his dad and become ...
  • Obituary for Edwin W. Brown
    Edwin W. Brown was born in Winslow, AZ on June 23, 1974. He passed away at his home in Bread Springs, NM on February 1, 2020. He attended Red Rock Elementary School, Gallup Middle School, and graduated from Gallup High School in 1992. He went to University of New Mexico – Gallup, NM Branch right ...
  • Obituary for Robert F. Lee
    Robert F. “Bob” Lee passed away on December 22nd, 2019 at the age of 70 in the town of his birth, Las Cruces, NM. Bob moved to Santa Fe at a young age, where he graduated high school in 1968. In 1974, he moved to Grants to work at the uranium mine. There, he married his ...
  • Obituary for Gerald B. Perkins
    In Memory of Gerald B. Perkins, age 79, passed away on November 25, 2019. Mr. Perkins was a Local 412 member for 62 years.
  • Obituary for Armando Gomez
    In Memory of Armando Gomez, age 73, passed away on October 22, 2019. Mr. Gomez was a Local 412 member for 46 years.
  • Obituary for Bryan Bruce Wheeler
    Bryan Bruce Wheeler, age 44, returned to his Father in Heaven on Saturday, November 16, 2019. Bryan was born in Kearny, AZ on March 30, 1975 to Bruce and Linda Wheeler. In 1982, at the age of 7, the Wheeler family moved to White Rock, NM. Growing up he enjoyed fishing, camping, riding motorcycles and loved ...
  • Obituary for John Saldivar
    El Paso – John Frank Saldivar, May 24, 1936 – Nov. 11, 2019, lifelong resident of El Paso and graduate of Austin High School Class of 1955. Born to Genaro and Francisca Saldivar. Following in his father’s footsteps as a barber, he owned and operated Eastwood Barbershop from 1961 to 1978. Long hair styles of ...
  • Obituary for Justin Cole
    Farmington – Justin Wade Cole was born October 16, 1980 and passed on October 7, 2019 at the age of 38. Justin put his heart into everything and into every role he had throughout his life. Justin was a loving father, son, brother, grandson and friend to those close to him. His love for his ...
  • Obituary for Ronald “Ronnie” Steven Maloof
    Age 61, passed away Friday, September 6, 2019. He was born in Farmington, NM on August 18, 1958, to John Maloof and Gloria Rudolph. He was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force. Ronald was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his children, Stephen Hardy and Chelsea Hardy Flores; siblings, Brenda ...
  • Obituary Roger “Larry” Case
    Published by Lucas Funeral Homes and Cremation Services.
  • Obituary for Carlos Carrasco Sr.
    El Paso – Carlos Carrasco, age 99 of El Paso, Texas passed away of natural causes on the 4th of July, 2019. Carlos was born on September 13, 1919 to Jose and Carolina Elizalde and welcomed by his sister Maria Antonia. He was drafted in 1941 and served in the New Guinea Campaign where he ...
  • Celebration of Life for Garry C. Tolbert
    Garry Tolbert, 74, of Peralta, NM, passed away Friday, June 21st, 2019. A memorial service (Celebration of Life) will be held on July 12th, 2019 at the Belen Sheriff’s Posse at 7:00p.m. Garry was born on January 28, 1945 in Albuquerque, NM to Cecil and Jean Tolbert . He graduated from Valley High School ...
  • Obituary for Richard J. Meagher
    Farmington – Richard James “Irish Pat” Meagher, a Veteran in the Air Force, 77, passed away peacefully March 28, 2019. Richard was born to parents Hazel and James Meagher on May 23, 1941 in Fair Haven, Vermont. Pat was a small business owner and a boilermaker by trade. He traveled to different construction sites across ...
  • Obituary for James M. Beaty
    James M. Beaty, age 82, a resident of Belen, passed away from COPD at the Veterans Hospital, on Saturday, February 2, 2019. He sold his farm in Indiana to move to New Mexico for a family member with asthma. James was born to the late Warren and Anne Beaty, his mother was from Ireland. He ...
  • Obituary for Jose A. Santistevan
    Jose Santistevan was called home by his Lord and Savior to his eternal resting place on December 12, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Fort Collins, CO to Ricardo and Silveria Santistevan. He is preceded in death by his parents; Mary, his beautiful wife of 57 years; and his two sons, Lawrence ...
  • Obituary for James W. Costello
    In Memory of: James W. Costello, 80, died peacefully at home on December 9, 2018. He was born in Cresco, Iowa on September 8, 1938. He is preceded in death by his wife Wanda Costello, mother Anna Arnes-Costello, father Bernard Costello, brothers John and Bernard Jr. Costello, brother-in-law Norman Melver. James belonged to Holy Trinity Church in ...
  • Obituary for Eddie Sosaya Sr.
    Edward Joseph Sosaya Sr. (“Eddie” to his friends, “GaGa” to his family), our wonderful and loving patriarch passed away at home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the age of 85. Eddie was born in Santa Fe, NM on August 8, 1933. He graduated from Santa Fe High School as a ...
  • Obituary for Bill E. Brasell
    Bill E. Brasell died of natural causes on November 16, 2018 in Roswell, NM with his daughters, Tracy Byrd and Carla Lamb, both from Albuquerque, NM by his side. He was 93, born in 1925 in Crosbyton, TX; one of eight children to John and Lottie Brasell. He is survived by his Brother, Wayne Brasell ...
  • Celebration of Life for William R. Van Gundy
    Published in Jemez Thunder on Sept. 15, 2018