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Obituary: George E. Stephens Jr.- July 31, 2013

on August 5, 2013 - 8:01am

GEORGE E. STEPHENS July 31, 2013

George E. Stephens Jr. died July 31, 2013 at 89 years of age. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50-plus years, Faith (Fridlington); sisters Dorothy, Fonda, Hazel, Maxine and Vera; and brother John.

He is survived by his children Janice and George; grandchildren Casey and Jessie, Jonathan, and Shanna; sisters Joanne (husband Clyde) Jones, and Betty (husband Bob) Smith; sisters-in-law Phyllis Stephens, Shirley Biddle, and Norma Ripkey; and brother-in-law Fred (wife Michelle) Fridlington.

Born in Marion County, Iowa, he served his country in both the


Obituary: James M. Taub - July 2013

on August 4, 2013 - 8:20am

JAMES M. TAUB July 2013

Just short of his 95th birthday, our adored father left his cares behind and joined our mother, his most beloved wife, Sally. They were married for 65 years and can now pick up where they left off just a few years ago.

Dad was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his BS from Case School of Applied Sciences and returned to Case for night school to earn his MS in Metallurgical Engineering. For two years he worked for Republic Steel Corp, then returned to Case to work in a research and development program. 

In 1944, he was asked to come to Los Alamos, NM for a


Archerd Eli Youngblood April 25, 1926–July 31, 2013

on August 3, 2013 - 8:17am

ARCHERD ELI YOUNGBLOOD April 25, 1926–July 31, 2013

Archerd Eli Youngblood, 87, a resident of Los Alamos and formerly of Palmer Township and Hellertown, Pa., passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Santa Fe. Archerd was born April 25, 1926, in Evansville, Ind., and was the son of the late Leland Masters Youngblood and Nina Archerd.

On Sept. 10, 2009, Archerd and his late wife Atea Greco Youngblood celebrated 60 years of marriage. After his wife passed away, he moved to Los Alamos where he met his second wife, Marjorie Orth, whom he married Sept.


Obituary: John Paul Pacheco Sep. 8, 1982 - July 23, 2013

on July 30, 2013 - 10:54am

JOHN PAUL PACHECO Sep. 8, 1982-July 23, 2013

John Paul Pacheco, 30, a resident of El Guache, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013.

He was preceded in death by his mother Geraldine Pacheco, maternal grandmother Emma Gurule and uncle Herman Gurule.

John was a mechanic and loved being outdoors, riding dirt bikes, four wheeling and mud bogging. He also enjoyed spending time with his sons at monster trucks and playing and teaching them about cars and taught them to drive the bobcat. John had a big and open heart and showed it through his emotion and big hugs he would give you. 

John is survived


Bobby Frank Chi Laid to Rest

on July 26, 2013 - 6:24am
Father Colin Kelly officiates at the graveside service for Bobby Chi. Photo by Leland Lehman/
Members of The American Legion Riders of Los Alamos honor Bobby Chi. Photo by Leland Lehman/

Staff Report:

Bobby Frank Chi, 31, born in Los Alamos, New Mexico June 14, 1982, unexpectedly passed away July 17, 2013. 

Bobby was caring and loved life. He will be remembered for his ambitious pursuits of knowledge, new challenges, love of ghost hunting, and living in the moment.



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