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Obituary: Nancy Louise Rhynard Hastings Aug. 13, 1936 – Oct. 17, 2016

on October 22, 2016 - 10:19am

NANCY LOUISE RHYNARD HASTINGS Aug. 13, 1936 – Oct. 17, 2016

Nancy Louise Rhynard Hastings was born August 13, 1936 in Ponca City, Oklahoma. She passed away Monday, October 17, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Nancy will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, sister and friend who will be greatly missed. She was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ and well respected woman who lived her Christian Faith daily.

Nancy is survived by her beloved husband of 61 years, Ray Hastings of Rio Rancho, NM; daughter, Kay Brown and husband Shawn of Corrales, NM; son, Daryl Hastings


Obituary: Peggy J. Borders Aug. 28, 1936 - Oct. 14, 2016

on October 20, 2016 - 2:45pm
Aug. 28, 1936 ― Oct. 14, 2016
Peggy J. Borders (nee Stone), 80, a resident of Rio Rancho, New Mexico since 1994, passed away on October 14, 2016 due to natural causes.
Peggy was born August 28, 1936 in Hot Springs, Arkansas to Chrisman V. Stone and Dorothy A. Stone of Pueblo, Colorado. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Growing up in Pueblo, Peggy became a graduate of Central High School in 1955. Having lived in Pueblo, Colorado, Santa Barbara, California and Wichita, Kansas prior to coming to Los Alamos, Peggy worked for Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Obituary: Max H. Baker Jan. 9, 1951 – Oct. 19, 2016

on October 20, 2016 - 9:19am

MAX H. BAKER Jan. 9, 1951 – Oct. 19, 2016

After a two-year battle with cancer, Max H. Baker passed from this mortal sphere on October 19, 2016 at his home in Farmington, Utah. He was 65 years old.

Born January 9, 1951, Max was welcomed to this earth by parents Ray S. and Nelda Baker of Teton, Idaho. He learned much about hard work and integrity from his parents as he helped to work the family farm.


Obituary: Robert J. Elliott Oct. 9, 2016

on October 18, 2016 - 10:15am

ROBERT J. ELLIOTT  Oct. 9, 2016

Robert J. (Bob) (aka Red/Rojo) Elliott, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 9, 2016, in Los Alamos, NM, in the arms of his family.

The world now has a void where Bob’s exuberant, gregarious, loving, joyful, giving, optimistic, larger-than-life personality has been so alive for the last 90 years.

He was the cherished father of Nancy and Randy Vaughn and the adored grandfather of his “Best in the World” grandchildren, Morgan and Tanner Vaughn, all of Santa Fe, NM.

Bob lived in Los Alamos for the last 65 years, proudly worked for LANL for 51 years, and


Obituary: Signe ‘June’ Babich June 8, 1930 – Aug. 24, 2016

on October 14, 2016 - 8:43am

SIGNE “JUNE” BABICH June 8, 1930 – Aug. 24, 2016

Signe “June” Babich passed quietly in her sleep on August 24, 2016 surrounded by her family.

Born on June 8, 1930 in Superior, Wyoming to Signe Bertina Carlson and Carl A. Anderson, Signe “June” was destined to become a motherly figure.  Being one of nine mouths to feed during the Great Depression and WWII, June knew that the love she was shown from her mother was exactly what she would portray in her own sibling interactions.  June knew that although her life was not filled with wealth and gold, it was filled with much more - family.