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Obituary: Robert N. Jones Aug. 28, 1949 – June 15, 2019

on June 19, 2019 - 5:37pm

ROBERT N. JONES Aug. 28, 1949 June 15, 2019

Robert (aka Bob, Bobo, Deacon) Jones passed away on June 15, 2019.

Robert was born on August 28, 1949 in Alamogordo, NM to Weems and Jewel Jones. The family moved from Albuquerque to Los Alamos in 1960.

Robert graduated from Los Alamos High School where he was an accomplished athlete, playing football, basketball and baseball. He was a member of the LAHS state champion football team his senior year and received the “Athlete of the Year” Award that same year.

Robert graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with an industrial education

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Obituary: George A. Taylor Jan. 8, 1932 – June 9, 2019

on June 19, 2019 - 7:26am
GEORGE ALLAN TAYLOR Jan. 8, 1932 June 9, 2019
 
George Taylor was born in Brooklyn, NY, and moved to Massapequa on Long Island when he was 8 years old.
 
Long Island was an important center for the manufacture of military aircraft during World War II and these aircraft were regularly seen flying around the island. George was enthralled by the fighters and bombers in the sky, many forming up for flights to Europe.
 
His father was an aircraft mechanic and ground instructor in England in World War I and was also an excellent wood craftsman.
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Obituary: Verner ‘Rex’ Rexroth Dec. 25, 1921 – June 4, 2019

on June 17, 2019 - 8:29pm

VERNER ‘REX’ REXROTH Dec. 25, 1921 – June 4, 2019

Verner ‘Rex’ Rexroth was born in Denver, CO on Christmas Day 1921 and passed away June 4, 2019 in Carlsbad, CA.

Rex attended Colorado University in Boulder where he met the love of his life, Marilyn, and graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering. Marilyn and Rex were married in September 1943 and started their lives together in Denver.

In 1947 they moved to the small community of Los Alamos where he worked at the laboratory and they raised their 4 children.

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Obituary: James Byron Burns Feb. 8, 1950 – April 1, 2019

on June 17, 2019 - 7:26pm

JAMES BYRON BURNS Feb. 8, 1950 – April 1, 2019

James Byron Burns passed away suddenly on April 1, 2019 at the age of 69. He was born on February 8, 1950 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to James and Elizabeth Burns and had two older sisters Susan and Kathleen Burns. Here in Milwaukee he also met his wife, Cheryl Lynn Lemanski.

Jim’s passion was education as evidence by his 40-year career working as a middle school educator, teacher-mentor, college professor, educational consultant, published author and New Mexico State Middle School Association leader.

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Obituary: Judith Reisch March 15, 1946 – June 8, 2019

on June 14, 2019 - 7:03am
JUDITH MARIE REISCH March 15, 1946  June 8, 2019
 
Judith Marie Reisch, formally of Jemez Springs passed away peacefully Saturday June 8, 2019 in Charlottesville, Virginia surrounded by her family after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s.
 
Judy was born March 15, 1946 in Bessemer, Michigan to the late Emmanuel and Mary Facchinello.
 
She was happily married to Harry Reisch for 43 years and raised 3 children.
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