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Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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Age 77 passed away July 7, 2021.  She was born to Epifanio and Frances Chacon on July 4,1944.   Angie grew up in Penasco New Mexico after graduating high school and proceeded in her dreams and moved to San Francisco CA eventually returning to Penasco .  Angie survived by her son Rueben De La Rosa one brother Gilbert and a sister Judy.

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Age 90, of Ranchos de Taos passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on September 14, 2021.  Jose was a rancher and a miner in his younger years.  He retired from Kachina Lodge in 1995. He went on to driving tow trucks till 2008. He loved to be outdoors and working around the house. He will be greatly missed by everyone that he knew. He was a loving dad, brother, uncle, grandfather, and great grandfather.

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Age 42, of Questa, passed to be with our Lord on September 16, 2021 following a serious Covid-19 Pneumonia illness.  Ramona leaves behind her children: Esperanza, Enrique, Marivel, Elijah, Atreyu, step-daughter, Eve and grandchild:  Nemiyah.  Her parents: Johnny and Nancy González, her brothers: Jason (Maria), Juan (Beverly), her uncles and aunts:

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Age 69 from Upper Ranchitos was called home by her creator on September 18, 2021.  She was proceeded in death by her father, Jacobo Francisco Herrera, brother, James Herrera, father-in-law, Ablino Vargas, mother-in-law, Rebecca Miera, step father-in-law, Raul Miera, sisters-in-law, Delia Hughes, Joann Sandoval and Christine Vargas.

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A kind and gentle soul, passed away September 12, 2021 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was born in Amarillo, Texas and graduated from Amarillo High School. Following high school, Frank attended Princeton University, where he graduated with the Class of 1955. One of his earliest experiences at Princeton and a favorite memory, was his sighting of Albert Einstein walking down Nassau Street eating an ice cream cone and chatting with students.

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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Age 62, left his material body to rest peacefully in God’s Love on August 22, in Houston, Texas, after a sudden yet lengthy illness. A service is postponed due to Covid 19 precautions but will be announced at a later date. His survivors include, his wife of 41 years, Beverly Preston Hawari, his son Kyle Preston Hawari (Kaela Gillum Hawari) of Taos, New Mexico, and his daughter, Shannon Grace Hawari (Brad Respondek) of Austin, Texas.

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Age 65 of Canon, passed away peacefully on September 12, 2021. He is preceded in death by his father, Demetrio Eloy Trujillo, sisters, Emily Valdez and Gloria Trujillo, and grandson, Marcos Trujillo. He is survived by his mother, Lorraine Rosa Trujillo, sister, Stella Romero (James), wife, Roberta Martinez-Trujillo, son, Joshua Trujillo (Vanessa), daughters, April Trujillo, Patricia Trujillo (Steve), Corina Trujillo, and Genevieve Chavez, seven grandchildren, Elijah and Emma Lee, David, Cruzito and Angelo, Naveah and Robert and many nieces and nephews.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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Age 92 of Valdez NM, died September 3, 2021. He was born October 10, 1928 in Scioto County, Ohio; to David D. and Leona (Wagner) Sullivan.  Henry graduated from Valley High School (Lucasville Oh) in 1946. He was inducted and served in the US Army during the Korean War.  Henry married Sandra (Campbell) Sullivan, January 21, 1961.  They had two sons; Craig D. Sullivan, and Dirk C. Sullivan.

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Age 71, of Talpa passed away peacefully at home to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on September 10, 2021.   She was a strong woman battling cancer for many years.  She is preceded in death by her father, Ernest Martinez, three brothers, grandparents and great grandson, Josiah. 

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Age 84 passed away September 3rd, 2021.  He was born in Taos, New Mexico on March 25, 1937. He was preceded in death by his loving and beautiful wife Dilia.  His parents Donaciano and Soledad Graham, his in-laws Eduardo and Solidea Mondragon.  Brother Tobias Graham and sister Sally Graham.  Brothers and Sisters-in-law:  Carla Graham, Molly and Salvador Archuleta, Antonio and Tomasita Mondragon, Ida Mondragon, Geneva Mondragon, Margarito Mondragon, Aurelio “Joe” Montoya and Juan Gonzales. Godson: Rick Gonzales.

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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Age 38, of Penasco, New Mexico, was unexpectedly taken from us to be with our Lord on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.  Gregorio was born on August 22, 1983 and was raised and continued to reside in Penasco up until his death.  He attended the Penasco Independent Schools and graduated from Penasco High School in May of 2002. 

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Passed away Saturday, September 4 at age 88 in Little Rock. He was the oldest of three sons of John Graham Sudbury and Avis Sudbury born February 13, 1933 and raised in Blytheville Arkansas. After graduation from Blytheville High School, Graham became a lifelong Razorback with a degree in journalism from the University of Arkansas in 1955. His work on the student newspaper, the Traveler, and the college press club ignited his admiration for the written word that would influence his career and life.

Wednesday, September 08, 2021
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The Taos County Sheriff’s Office has found the body of missing Peñasco resident Uvaldo V. Lopez. Jr, who had been missing since Aug. 22 after his truck was located in the Llano San Juan Mountain Range.

Tuesday, September 07, 2021
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Age 66, a resident of Taos, passed away unexpectedly on August 31, 2021. Annie was a loving, caring, woman, who loved her family dearly.  She was employed by Taos Ski Valley for over 32 years.  She will be missed by everyone whose heart she touched. She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth McCallum;

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At the age of 101, Virgil Martinez of Questa, NM, went to be with the Lord, August 28, 2021. Virgil was a kindhearted Christian man, devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather. The Celebration of Life service will be held at the Living Word Ministries, 12 Llano Rd., Questa, NM, September 16, at 6PM. The viewing will be at 5:30PM.

 
 

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Tuesday, September 07, 2021
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Age 77, entered eternal rest on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, in Floresville, Texas. He was born December 10, 1943, in Wilson County, Texas to Roland and Irene (Pollok) Baumann. David was preceded in death by his parents; sister-in-law, Sharon Baumann.

Thursday, September 02, 2021
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Age 77, entered eternal rest on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, in Floresville, Texas. He was born December 10, 1943, in Wilson County, Texas to Roland and Irene (Pollok) Baumann. David was preceded in death by his parents; sister-in-law, Sharon Baumann.

Monday, August 30, 2021
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Long time Questa resident, Dolores "Dee" Garcia, 76, passed away on August 25th, 2021. Dolores was born on August 31, 1944 to Alfredo and Maria Socorrito Duran in Questa, NM. She was always so hard working, from the many jobs she held, to the volunteer positions she filled for the church, she was always happy to be involved in projects. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. With a quick wit and a fiery personality, she is a wonderful force of nature that will be missed dearly, by her family and the community.

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Age 66, of Santa Fe and formerly of Taos passed away unexpectedly on August 26, 2021.  Joella Coca is preceded in death by her daughter, Melissa DeVargas and her brother Paul Arthur Coca.  She is survived by her daughters, Bernadette DeVargas (Anthony Esquibel) and Gabrielle Coca (Daniel Garcia); her grandchildren, Shianne, Nathaniel, Santiago, Isaiah (Ashleigh), Diego, Damian, Angelina, Anthony, Angelique, Dominic, Jewelian and Jaicob; her great grandchildren, Linayah, Adrian, Arabella;

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Age 71, of Taos passed away at home on August 29, 2021.  She was born in 1949 in Arroyo Seco.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Melquiades Cordova and Juana Neopomocena “Shena” Martinez, in laws, Lester and Angie Black, siblings, Acorcinio “Corky” Cordova, Filadelphio “Phil” Cordova (Rosemary), Creselda, Bertina Fernandez (Arsenio), Joseph Cordova, in laws, Barbara Sprietler and Isaac Rael.

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Monday, August 30, 2021
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Moved on recently. We love her, all of us. Roberta Meyers is one of the greatest world-reknown writers of the pervious and present centuries. Poetry, theater, production and screen play; musician, composer, publisher; all the way from her First-people of America culture to the Gospel of our Lord.

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Passed away unexpected at the age of 18 years old on August 19th, 2021 in Taos, New Mexico. Nico was a beloved son, grandson, brother, nephew and friend. Nico was joyful, generous, creative, and kind. His loss will forever change so many lives. Nico was born June 16, 2003 in Taos, New Mexico to Shara Martinez and Jon Trujillo. He grew up in Taos and attended Vista Grande High School. Nico had a generous and creative spirit. He was a talented artist and excelled at piano.

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Will be buried at the New Mexico State Veterans Cemetery in Angel Fire on September 3.  He was born on October 26, 1926 in Donie, Freestone County, Texas and passed away peacefully on July 22, 2017 in Conroe, Montgomery County, Texas. He is survived by his daughter Patricia Evans Keenan (John) of El Prado, two granddaughters Christy Keenan Remucal (Jon) of Madison, Wisconsin and Carrie Keenan Brown (Jacob) of San Francisco, California and three great grandchildren Sophie and Evan Remucal and Milo Brown.

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The first child of Jerrell and Dorothy Davis, was born in Freer, Texas, on October 23, 1949. He grew up working on his family’s farms and ranches, where he acquired a strong work ethic and curiosity-driven motivation that inspired him throughout his life. He moved to the Vail Valley in 1975, where in partnership with his brother Darrell he started the first cable television company in the area.

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Monday, August 23, 2021
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Age 86, a resident of Llano Quemado, passed away peacefully on August 17, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents Fidel E. & Beatrice Medina; siblings Aurora Fernandez, Elsie Maez, Benito Medina, Frank Medina, Juanita Gonzales; in-laws Abenicio & Emilia Romero and special nephew Michael Medina. Fidel proudly served and retired from the U.S. Air Force after 22 years.

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Age 72, of Ranchos de Taos, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends on August 19, 2021.  He is preceded in death by wife, Gloria Martinez, parents, Bennie and Josie D.  Martinez, grandparents, Serapio and Bertha Duran and Fred Martinez and Elena Lucero. 

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Our beloved Marty Jr. passed away unexpectedly on August 14, 2021.  Marty was born in Taos, April 29, 1998 and spent most of his life here. He was preceded in death by his mother Linda E. Romero; great-grandparents Lila and Hipolito Romero; and his mother’s sister Christella Romero. Marty is survived by his father Martin and stepmother Bridget Sanchez; siblings Dominique Knief, Emily Valerio, and Faith Lovato;

Monday, August 16, 2021
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Age 89, a resident of Leadville, Colorado and formerly of Ranchos de Taos, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank Padilla; daughter Virginia Padilla; great-granddaughter Jasmine Casados; parents Fidel and Teresita (Gutierrez) Garcia;

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Age 77, of Ranchitos passed away on July 17, 2021. She is preceded in death by her parents, Ernest Everett “Bud” and Juanita Howell and nephew, Patrick D. Montoya.