obits Nov. 5

Helen Eschenbrenner Helen L. Eschenbrenner, 77, a homemaker, died Tuesday Oct. 28, 2003 at Trigg Memorial Hospital. She was born June 5, 1926 in Plattville, Colo. Survivors include her daughter, Nancy Eschenbrenner of Tucumcari; two sons, Henry Eschenbrenner and wife Pat of Perry Ville, Miss. and Jim Eschebrenner and wife Janice of Albuquerque; one brother […]

Obits 10-22

James Stull James W. “Jim” Stull, 78, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2003. He was born Nov. 26, 1924 in Water Valley, Ark. to Henry and Cora B. Stull. Mr. Stull moved to New Mexico with his family at the age of seven and resided in the Obar and Nara Visa community until he graduated from […]

obits 10-1

George F. Fredericks George F. Fredericks, 82, died Sept. 28, 2003 at Laurel Hill Nursing Home. He was born Feb. 19, 1921 in Rockaway, N. J. Mr. Fredericks was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church of Tucumcari. He served his country in the U.S. Army and Army Aircorps during World War II. Mr. Fredericks […]

obits 9-20

Virginia Wood Virginia “Gina” Wood, 57, died Sept. 18, 2003 in Bernalillo. She was born May 9, 1946 in Tucumcari. Mrs. Wood is preceded in death by her mother, Lucy Barreras; a brother, George Molinas and stepson Leroy Smith. Survivors include her husband, Gene Wood of Bernalillo, three sons, Joseph Montano, Dean Montano and wife […]

Military man flew aircrafts, wife rescued wounded

By Ryan Lengerich Walking his golden retriever outside Denny’s restaurant and waiting for his wife to pick up the food, George LaFrance was stopping in Tucumcari on his way to Arizona. All he did before arriving here is serve more than 30 years in the military, fly major military aircrafts, survive one term in Korea […]

obits 8/30

Donna Wegner Donna Wegner, 65, of Clovis died Aug. 25, 2003 at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 31, 1938 to Andrew Clyde and Willa Mae Saunders Hillis in Petit, Texas. Mrs. Wegner married Pete Wegner and was raised in Clovis and for the past 33 years had made Tucumcari. She had worked […]

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Charles Haldane Charles Haldane died Aug. 23, 2003, at his home in San Jon. He was born April 2, 1936 in Franklin County, Indiana. Mr. Haldane joined the Air Force at the age of 18 and proudly served his country for 22 years, retiring as a Master Sergeant. He then went to work for Lockheed […]

August 23, 2003

John Meadows John Meadows 67, died Aug. 21, 2003 at the Crown of Texas Hospice in Amarillo. He was born Sept. 22, 1935 in Nogales, Ariz. Mr. Meadows was a retired Southern Pacific rail road conductor. He was a member of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge 1172 of Tucumcari, the Rodeo Cowboys Association and the Rodeo […]

Obituaries 6/21

Alice Duba Alice Duba, 78, of Platte, S.D., died Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at Platte Care Center . She was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Platte, to Albert and Jennie (Luten) DeBoer. She attended grade school in Platte and graduated from Platte High School in 1942. She also was employed at the K&K Store for […]

Garcia

Epimenia Garcia, 69, of Tucumcari, died Friday, June 6, 2003 in her home. She was born Aug. 4, 1933 in Garita. Mrs. Garcia was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church and a member of the Christian Mothers and the Crucillistas. She is preceded in death by her parents Stero and Domitila Garcia; one sister, […]