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Obituary: Carolyn T. Ortega Aug. 28, 2017

on September 5, 2017 - 8:16pm

CAROLYN T. ORTEGA Aug. 28, 2017

Carolyn T. Ortega, 86, passed away August 28, 2017 after a very brief illness with members of her family by her side.

She is survived by her children, Amanda McNeese and husband, David, David Ortega and wife, Kay, Anna Ortega and husband, Gerald Greenhouse and Paul Ortega; grandchildren, Mike and wife, Wendy, Leisa and husband, Jay, Carly and husband, Doug, Daniel, Alicia, Andrew, Emilee and Nathan; and great-grandchildren, Ivey, Myles, Lili, Logan, Calden, Layton and Madeline.

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Obituary: Lawry Webb Mann July 9, 1931 – Sept. 2, 2017

on September 4, 2017 - 11:23pm

LAWRY WEBB MANN July 9, 1931 Sept. 2, 2017

Lawry Webb Mann, 86, passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, September 2, 2017, while surrounded by his loving family.  Lawry was a man who gave much to his family, church, community and nation.  He made the world a better place and will have a place in our hearts forever.

He was born July 9, 1931 in Yakima, Washington. When Lawry was 11 years old, his father Oren, mother Barbara and brother Jerry moved to Candle, Alaska, just south of the Arctic Circle. This was truly a highlight of his life and started his love of travelling.

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Obituary: Rosa Lee Smith Aug. 28, 2017

on September 1, 2017 - 4:37pm

ROSA LEE SMITH Aug. 28, 2017

Rosa Lee Smith, 101, passed away on Monday, August 28, 2017 in Los Alamos.

She was raised in Texas and graduated from Stanton High School in Stanton, Texas. She married in 1933 to J.E. Herring and they lived in Denver City, Texas, where she was the city secretary. Rosa Lee and J.E. had one daughter, Jerry Eugenia Herring. They divorced in 1948.

Rosa Lee had an insurance company in Denver City, TX. She met and married Art Smith in 1952 and they moved to Hobbs, NM. They moved to Farmington in 1958 and they loved it.

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Obituary: George Hill April 19, 1930 – Aug. 27, 2017

on August 31, 2017 - 10:12am

GEORGE GRANT HILL April 19, 1930 – Aug. 27, 2017

George Grant Hill, age 87, passed away peacefully in his home on August 27th, 2017. George was born on April 19, 1930 in Lisbon Falls, Maine. He attended the University of Maine, where he obtained a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering.

In 1952, George married the love of his life, Donna Lord. George and Donna had two children; David and Kathryn (Kathy). They lived in St. Albans, West Virginia for eight years where he worked for Union Carbide Corporation, specializing in Olefin plant design. In 1962, the Hills moved to Los Alamos, NM.

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Obituary: Mitchell James Rendell Aug. 7, 1942 – Aug. 22, 2017

on August 30, 2017 - 8:40am

MITCHELL JAMES RENDELL Aug. 7, 1942 – Aug. 22, 2017

Mitchell James Rendell, 75, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017.

Mitch was born on August 7, 1942 in Kalamazoo, Michigan to the late Carroll and Gladys Rendell.  He married Sally Macaulay Mary Butler on October 24, 1963.

Mitch served in the United States Navy for 22 years with assignments all over the world including Okinawa, Japan, and Melbourne, Australia.  After his time in the Navy, he worked for many years as a budget analyst and had a business degree from the University of Maryland.

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