July 9 Obituaries

Ida L. Martinez, 80, died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at her son’s home in Veguita near Belen. She was born Aug. 9, 1924, in Tucumcari. She had been an active member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Floyd Martinez in 1990, and a daughter, Lupe […]

Benseslou Sandoval

Benseslou “Ben” “Uncle Nebi” Sandoval, 68, died Saturday April 23, 2005 at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. Sandoval was born on April 18, 1937 in Anton Chico. He was a life time resident of Tucumcari. He was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church of Tucumcari. He was retired from construction work. He was […]

Nicolas S. Pacheco

Nicolas S. Pacheco, 99, died in Schertz Texas on Friday April 22, 2005 following an extended illness. Pacheco was born Dec. 23, 1905 in Santa Rosa in the then Territory of New Mexico. He was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Hew as a retired construction worker. He was preceded in […]

Lillian Funk

Lillian Funk, 90, died on March 28, 2005 at her home in Hobbs. Funk was born on September 24, 1914 in Taylor, Texas. She was a registered nurse and graduated from Ann Seton School of Nursing in Austin, Texas. She was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. She is survived by […]

Henry Joseph Gonzales

Henry Joseph Gonzales, 62, died on April 2, 2005 in Albuquerque following a brief illness. Gonzales was born September 24, 1942 in Roswell. He was a long time resident of Tucumcari. He served in the United States Army National Guard, retiring as staff sergeant after 20 years. He was a member of St. Anne¹s Catholic […]

Area church recites rosary for dying pope

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By William Thompson: Quay County SUn More than 30 local residents attended a special saying of the rosary Friday evening at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Those who attended gathered in prayer for Pope John Paul II as he lay near death in Rome. Benito Ramirez, new to the Catholic faith, said he was […]

Lillian Louise Funk

Lillian Louise Funk (also known as Lillian P. Funk) of Hobbs died on March 28, 2005 at her home in Hobbs. Funk was born on Sept. 24, 1914 in Taylor, Texas to W.T. and Emma Louise Phears. She was a retired registered nurse and school nurse. She graduated from St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School of […]

3-16 obits

George Martinez, 76, died March 13, 2005 in the Cancer Center of American in Tulsa, Olka. following an extending illness. Martinez was born April 22, 1928 in Trujillo . He retired from the Army Corps of Engineers after serving for 33 years at Conchas Dam. He was a member of St. Anneís Catholic Church in […]

Juan Roybal obit

Juan Roybal Juan Roybal, 66, of Tucumcari, died Feb. 10, 2005. Roybal was born April 9, 1938 in San Ignacio. He had been a resident of Tucumcari for many years. He was a member of the Catholic Church. He retired from the Parks Department for the City of Tucumcari. Survivors include three brothers, Alfonso Torres […]

Local groups offer assistance to tsunami victims

William Thompson Americans are contributing in a big way to disaster relief in Asia in the wake of massive tsunamis. Tucumcari’s St. Anne’s Catholic Church collected more than $1500 in donations from churchgoers last weekend, and a group of youths in conjunction with Center Street United Methodist Church, have been assembling health and hygiene kits […]