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Obituary: Fredie Nelson Farnsworth Jan. 3, 1929 – Jan. 1, 2018

on January 2, 2018 - 5:37am

FREDIE NELSON FARNSWORTH Jan. 3, 1929 – Jan. 1, 2018

Fredie Nelson Farnsworth, 88, beloved father, grandfather, and great grandfather, decided to celebrate the New Year in heaven. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on January 1, 2018.

Fredie was born in Klamath, CA, in 1929 in a small Indian village where his parents were missionaries. He always told the story that an Indian midwife delivered him, held him up, and made a pronouncement in her native tongue (which he would quote). When we asked him what that meant, he would say, “That is one ugly baby!”

He married his wife

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Obituary: Jack Carlson Oct. 23, 1931 – Dec. 26, 2017

on January 1, 2018 - 9:03am

JACK CARLSON Oct. 23, 1931 – Dec. 26, 2017

Jack Carlson, 86, former resident of Los Alamos, NM, passed away December 26, 2017 after a struggle with Dementia.

Jack was born in 1931 in Lorain, OH to the late John and Julia Carlson.

Jack was a graduate of Lorain High School in Ohio and later graduated from Contra Costa College in California. Jack served as a Sargent in the Korean War. He later worked as an engineer for Westinghouse, Varian, and Lockheed Missiles and Space in CA.  He was an avid reader, poker player, woodworker, and artist.

He was a member of the VFW, the American Legion, the

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Obituary: Janet Helen Bradley Harris Oct. 15, 1931 – Dec. 21, 2017

on December 31, 2017 - 8:13am

JANET HELEN BRADLEY HARRIS Oct. 15, 1931 – Dec. 21, 2017

Janet Helen Bradley Harris, Age 86, of Englewood CO passed away early on Thursday, December 21, 2017 surrounded by family in Englewood, CO.

Janet was born October 15, 1931 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, second child of Victor Alonzo and Dorothy Brackett Bradley. She studied Psychology at Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT, graduating With Honors in 1953 and marrying Donald Harris in 1954. Janet and Don lived in the Pittsburgh, PA area for 14 years.

In 1968 they relocated to Los Alamos, NM where their 7th child was born.

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Obituary: Mary Louise Mariner Sept. 25, 1927 – Dec. 22, 2017

on December 27, 2017 - 6:13pm

MARY LOUISE MARINER Sept. 25, 1927 – Dec. 22, 2017  

Mary Louise Mariner, 90, of Los Alamos, New Mexico was called home by our Lord on Friday, December 22, 2017 at Christus Saint Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

She was born on September 25, 1927 in Caryville, Tennessee to Eva May Hall Hunter and Charles Hunter.

Mary worked at Ethicon making sutures and retired from the Los Alamos National Laboratory where she worked as a property manager and brought the bar coding system to the Los Alamos National Laboratory. 

She was active in many organizations, serving as

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Obituary: Shirley Armstrong Jan. 4, 1945 – Dec. 24, 2017

on December 27, 2017 - 5:51pm

SHIRLEY ARMSTRONG Jan. 4, 1945 – Dec. 24, 2017

Shirley Armstrong, 72, beloved wife and mother, would like to let you know that her work here is done. She received a call, a sort of an offer you can’t refuse, for an appointment from which she will not be returning. Her new mission takes her to a wonderful place where she will be reunited with her son, sisters, brothers, and parents. She will be painting, gardening and raising chickens to her heart’s content.

She also left instructions for her husband and children to celebrate her time here, which has now been completed.

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