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Obituary: Gary Bequette June 13, 1939 – July 22, 2016

on August 29, 2016 - 6:51am

GARY W. BEQUETTE June 13, 1939 – July 22, 2016

Gary was born in Hastings, Nebraska to Marcella and Bernell Bequette. They moved to Los Alamos, New Mexico in 1951, where he was a long time resident.

Gary served the Community in many ways. He was involved in baseball, softball, Police League, Leader of Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, the Los Alamos Posse Fair and Rodeo, Senior Appreciation Night, Emmaus, and Kiaros Prison Ministry.

Gary retired from the Los Alamos Police Department, as acting Chief, after 22 years of service.


Obituary: Harold B. Davis Aug. 20, 2016

on August 22, 2016 - 4:55pm

HAROLD B. DAVIS Aug. 20, 2016

Harold B. Davis, age 86, a resident of Los Lunas, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016.

Harold was born a few weeks before the start of the great depression. It is said that people who grew up in these times came from “Hearty Stock” and he was no exception. Harold was a generous and loving father, husband and friend but he was also “Tough as Nails” with a “Soft Marshmallow Center”. As strong and determined as he was, Harold succumbed to a sudden illness and passed away in a very short time, which was a shock to all who knew and loved him.

Harold was


Obituary: Yvonne Elaine Smith Aug.16, 2016

on August 22, 2016 - 9:42am


Yvonne Elaine Smith, age 80, a resident of Los Alamos, passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, after a lengthy battle with dementia.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond P. and Winifred A. (Curran) Toy; brother, Jack Toy; sisters Marie (Toy) Blauser and Joanne (Toy) Stevenson; son, David D. Smith and twin infant sons; daughter, Nora Ann Smith; grandchildren, Bethany and James Smith.

Yvonne worked as a cashier for many years at Metzger’s in Los Alamos.


Obituary: Charles Robert (Bob) Emigh July 31, 2016

on August 19, 2016 - 3:20pm
July 31, 2016

Charles Robert (Bob) Emigh passed away after a brief illness at his home on the afternoon of 31 July 2016, surrounded by his family.  Bob was born in Seattle, WA, on 7 April 1920, and grew up in Seattle, Denver, CO, and Arvada, CO.

He graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering from U. of Colorado, Boulder, and worked for a short time with Westinghouse.  Volunteering for the US Navy, he trained in communications and radar.  In 1945, he was chosen by then-Captain “Deak” Parsons USN, Dr.


Obituary: Abelina ‘Lita’ Lovato Aug. 14, 2016

on August 16, 2016 - 7:12pm


Abelina “Lita” Lovato, 89, a resident of Los Alamos, passed away of a lengthy illness on Sunday, August 14, 2016.

Abelina was preceded in death by her parents, Abelino and Rose Lucero; daughter, Betty Roberta Lovato, son, Alex Lovato Jr.; sisters, Sophie, Mary, Esther, and Simon.

She is survived by her husband of 73 years, Alejandro “Alex” Lovato; children, Betty Ann Valdez, Rita Jo Romero (Leroy), Rudy Lovato (Madeline), and Elias Lovato; grandchildren, Debbie Roybal (Bryant), Norma Escobedo (Adrian), Mark Valdez, Maranda Lovato, great-grandchildren,