April 5, 2006 Obituaries

Nellie Angel Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Nellie E. Angel, 85, died Monday, April 3, 2006, in Albuquerque. Mrs. Angel was born July 25, 1920, in Newkirk. She was an active member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church and was a member of the Christian Mothers of St. Anne’s. Mrs. […]

Mariachi music back for navidad

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By Ryn Garguilnski: QCS When Donna Garcia first met Reynaldo Maestas while they were classmates at Mesalands Community College, she said she had no idea she would one day be organizing his annual mariachi Christmas show for Tucumcari. In fact, she said she didn’t even like him. “I was ready to hate him,” Garcia said, […]

Senior gets birthday surprise

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By William Thompson Ray Firestone, 82, got a surprise on his birthday Friday when youth from American Legion Post 77 in Logan showed up at Autumn Blessings assisted care center with a handmade blanket and a pound cake. Firestone, who has difficulty speaking, managed to say how nice it was to receive a birthday surprise. […]

Obits 5/28

Herman Joe Carlson Herman Joe Carlson, 67, died Friday, May 27, 2005, following an extended illness. He was born Dec. 26, 1937, in Fort Madison, Ill. He had been a resident of Tucumcari since 1945. He graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1956 and was a member of the Rattler Hall of Fame, family members […]

Tucumcari school board pushes to keep four-day week on table

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun At a meeting Monday, Tucumcari school board members unanimously urged Superintendent William Reents to continue looking into the possibility of instituting a four-day school week. Reents told board members he has talked to state education secretary Veronica Garcia about the issue. “It’s up to the school board if I […]

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 […]

Don Kresge obit

Don Kresge Don Kresge, 80 of Logan, died on Feb. 9, 2005. Kresge was born Sept. 17, 1924 in Wilkes-Barre, Penn. He had been a resident of Melrose for 35 years before he and his wife, LaNelda, moved to the Logan community 14 years ago. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War […]

Bruce Thomas

Bruce Thomas, 58, of Tucumcari, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005 at his residence. Mr. Thomas was born Sept. 29, 1946 in Artesia. He and his wife, Gayle, have lived in Tucumcari since 1973. He was the senior vice president and cashier of the original First National Bank where he was on the board of directors […]

James Zachariah Goolsby, Louis F. Mares

JAMES ZACHARIAH GOOLSBY James Zachariah Goolsby, 67, died at his residence in Logan Wednesday morning Dec. 29, 2004. James Goolsby was born May 6, 1937 in Hawley, Texas. He had lived in Texas, Colorado and New Mexico during his life. He was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. In 1962 he was […]

Juanita McCasland

Juanita McCasland Juanita McCasland, 83, died in Durango, Colo. Monday, Nov. 29, 2004. Juanita McCasland was born Feb. 8, 1921 in Eastland, Texas. She was a member of the Center Street United Methodist Church of Tucumcari. For many years she was a teller at the First National Bank, now Wells Fargo Bank of Tucumcari. She […]