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Obituary: Zachary Paul Keller Oct. 2, 1988 – Jan. 25, 2018

on January 30, 2018 - 4:24pm

ZACHARY PAUL KELLER Oct. 2, 1988 – Jan. 25, 2018

Zachary Paul Keller of Los Alamos passed away on January 25, 2018 in Albuquerque. He succumbed to injuries from a car accident near Santa Clara Pueblo the previous evening. He was 29.

Mr. Keller was born on October 2, 1988 in Boulder, CO to his parents, Russell and Sandra Keller. He moved to Los Alamos in 2003, and graduated from Los Alamos High School in 2007. He studied at NMSU in Las Cruces and UNM in Albuquerque before returning to Los Alamos.


Obituary: Derek Sean Swanson Jan. 24, 2018

on January 27, 2018 - 6:03am


It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Derek Sean Swanson on 1/24/2018 at 5:20pm after a several year battle with cancer. Derek passed away peacefully surrounded by his family in the comfort of his home in Wellington, CO.

Derek will be lovingly remembered by his spouse of many years Shylo Harris and his children, Cameron, Matthew, Julianna Swanson, Lakota Balderston-Swanson, step-sons Daniel and Elijah Harris. Derek will as well be remembered by his brother and wife Aaron and Katrina with children Drake, Brooke and Robin.


Obituary: Patricia M. Bequette May 29, 1939 – Jan. 24, 2018

on January 26, 2018 - 10:00am

PATRICIA M. BAQUETTE May 29, 1939 – Jan. 24, 2018

Patricia M. Bequette passed away January 24, 2018. Pat was born in Santa Fe, NM to John and Ida (Marie) Peckumn. They moved to Los Alamos, New Mexico in 1949 where Pat attended Central School and graduated from Los Alamos High School in 1957.

Pat remained in Los Alamos raising her family and serving the community in many ways. She truly enjoyed being with kids and was a Brownie and Girl Scout troop leader, was a member of the Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse, and volunteered with various other organizations throughout the community.

Given her


Epifanio J. Trujillo, Sr. (Eppie) Oct. 27, 1923 – Jan. 18, 2018

on January 22, 2018 - 6:01pm

EPIFANIO J. TRUJILLO, Sr.  (Eppie) Oct. 27, 1923 – Jan. 18, 2018

Epifanio J. Trujillo, Sr. (Eppie) 94, Los Alamos, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2018 at home with his wife and family by his side.

Eppie was born in Cebolla, on October 27, 1923 to Pedro and Juanita (Vargas) Trujillo y Chacon. He was inquisitive, never met a stranger, and would tease anyone who crossed his path.

As he grew older, Eppie would frequently express to his family and friends he had lived a purposeful and beautiful life.


Obituary: Robert C. Petrie Feb. 11, 1928 – Jan. 17, 2018

on January 22, 2018 - 4:54pm

ROBERT C. PETRIE Feb. 11, 1928 – Jan. 17, 2018

Robert C. Petrie was born on February 11th, 1928 in Pittsburgh, PA to William and Hannah Petrie.

He served in the Air Force in Korea from 1950 to 1954 and went on to work at General Electric, later moving to Los Alamos, NM to work at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

In 1974 he married Kathleen Thorwaldsen (1920 to 2009) and leaves behind a son, Steve and a Daughter, Kathy.

Robert attended the Presbyterian Church of America in White Rock. He died peacefully in his home in White Rock on January 17th, 2018. A private burial will be held.




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