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LEONA MEDINA TIEDE Age 73 -- , a resident of Chimayo, passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 29, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank Medina and Julia Roybal Medina; in-laws, Lawrence Tiede and Virginia Stobing Tiede; three brothers, Emilio, Michael, and Leonard Medina; brother-in-law, David Dominguez; niece, Carol Trujillo Gomez. Leona was born in Jerome, Arizona, a copper-mining town, and grew up in Chimayo next to El Santuario de Chimayo. As the eldest of eleven children she spent her youth helping her mother raise her siblings. In her spare time she spent many days with Fr. Charles Lobato at the Santuario working in the gift shop, playing the organ, or assisting in mass as appropriate. After graduating from Santa Cruz High School, Leona entered the Carmelite Nuns of San Diego, CA. Later, with all intentions of returning, she left the order after six months due to an illness. She always said "I was called, but not chosen." Upon returning home, a twist of fate determined the next chapter of her life, to become an airline stewardess. This profession allowed her to travel the world for many years, some of those experiences were helping to evacuate refugees from Cuba, and transporting troops to and from Vietnam. While in Vietnam, she also visited many of the wounded troops in the hospital. Then, in the summer of 1966, on one of her many travels to Hawaii, she met the love of her life, Dennis at a bus stop in Honolulu. They married in 1967 at Holy Family Church, had three children, living in Sonoma, California, Santa Fe, and finally residing in Chimayo. There she became an entrepreneur and opened Leona's Restaurant and later a Tortilleria. Finally, returning back to live and work near El Santuario de Chimayo where she ran her little restaurant/gift shop for the past 26 years. Her passion was to serve the church and her community. She achieved that by providing meals for the priests, assisting with numerous activities including Posadas, and serving as a Eucharistic Minister, and Lector. She also made herself available to the many pilgrims of the church, by listening to their testimonials satisfying their hunger for food and their spiritual well-being. Mrs. Tiede is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Dennis H. Tiede; the joys of her life, her children, Theresa Lovato and husband Anthony, Paul Tiede and wife Denise, Michelle Koller and husband Steve. She had ten beautiful grandchildren whom she was so proud of, Monica Lovato Romo and husband Fernando of California, Miquella, Amber and Analisa Lovato, Ryan, Kristin and Kaitlyn Koller, Andres, Lucas, and Matias Tiede; her great grandchildren whom she adored, Josiah-Ray Martinez, Isaac Romo, and soon to be born Elena Romo; sisters and brothers, Patsy Trujillo and husband David of Truchas, Frank Medina and wife Ruby of Cuarteles, Leroy Medina and wife Eva of Chimayo, Sennie Gallegos and husband Hank of Chimayo, Josie Macias and husband David of Santa Fe, Donna Dominguez of Chimayo, Lawrence Medina and companion Betty of Chimayo. Madrina and Padrino of her wedding, Mickey and Dan Medina of Chimayo, and numerous nieces and nephews. A rosary was recited on the Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 7:45 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Chimayo. Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial at a later date. The family of Leona Medina Tiede has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477- www.devargasfuneral.com Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri December 05, 2014

JAMES "JIM" BAGBY March 17 -- , 1955 - October 28, 2014 James "Jim" Bagby, CHA, a longtime resident of Santa Fe, NM passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 in Santa Fe. He was born on St. Patrick's Day in 1955 in Quincy, IL. Jim was a graduate of Taos High School. He had a long, successful career in Santa Fe's hospitality industry where he began as a bell man at the Inn at Loretto and advanced to become General Manager of the hotel under the Kirkpatrick family's ownership. Jim was also an Assistant Manager at the Hotel Santa Fe, and most recently he served as the General Manager of the Reserve at Santa Fe Condominium Association. Jim is survived by his husband and partner of 25 years, Eluid Martinez. He is also survived by his sister, Lolli Hamrick and husband, Al of San Saba, TX, his nephews, Dan McLaughin and wife Jeanie, niece Ashley, and nephews Blake of Mason TX, Tyler McLaughin and wife Jennifer, great nephews Collins and Jack of Georgetown, TX; niece, Suzanne Bagby, great nieces Irene Martinez and Marie Martinez and great nephew Roberto Martinez Jr. of Orange County, CA; uncle David and Mary Bagby of Streator, IL; uncle Edward Bagby of Booneville, MO; aunt Rebecca and husband Dan Stransberry, IA; aunt Dr. Carolyn Kennedy Bagby of Denver CO; cousins Carolyn Casper and George Casper of Columbus, OH and Francie Casper of Taos, NM; as well as several close friends who were like family to him. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Suzanne and Joe Bagby of Quincy, IL; brother Ken Bagby of Riverside. CA; and step-mother, Dr. Trudy Knox of Columbus, OH. Memorial services for Jim will be celebrated at a later date with notice to be published. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Adelante Santa Fe Public Schools Program for Homeless Students and Their Families, Attn: Gaile Herling, 610 Alta Vista, Santa Fe, NM 87505. Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri November 14, 2014

GLEN JARVIS September 28 -- , 1927 - September 21, 2014 Glen was born and raised in Oklahoma. He came to Santa Fe, NM, as a young man and resided there for over 60 years. Glen worked as a general contractor, building custom homes. He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Eddie and Lewis. Glen is survived by his wife of 56 years, Bernette; three daughters, Carrie Freeman (Mark); Brenda Erikson (Scott) and Ronda Jarvis; 5 grandchildren, a sister-in-law and 3 nephews. His family wishes a special thank you to San Juan Living Center and Hopewest Hospice for Glen's care the past several months. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at First Baptist Church, 1605 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe, NM, followed by burial at 1:30 p.m. at the National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to HopeWestCO.org or the charity of your choice. Send condolences to his family at www.SunsetMesaFuneralDirectors.com. Arrangements are being handled under the direction of Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors (970) 240-9870. Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri September 26, 2014

CHARLES STUART BROWNRIGG Died in Tucson -- , Arizona on August 25, 2014 at the age of 69. His family, who loved him dearly, include Carolyn, his wife of 47 years; sons Christopher, Clifton and Craig Brownrigg (deceased); grandchildren Angus, Ruby and Max Brownrigg; nephews Kevin and Keith Brownrigg and Alexander, Zachary and Eric Hansen. Charles' parents, Robert Brownrigg and Dorothy (Akin) Brownrigg, and brother, Robert "Bruce" Brownrigg proceeded him in death. Charles leaves behind kind and caring friends and family, including the Honorable Sharon Hansen (Ret.), Dr. Karl Hansen, Lorene Brownrigg, Alison Brownrigg, Dana Brownrigg and Courtney Hansen. Charles was born in Pueblo, Colorado and came from a Colorado pioneer family. After college he taught art for Window Rock School District. The family later moved to New Mexico, where he retired from Los Alamos National Laboratory in 2012. The family recently moved to Tucson, Arizona. A private Memorial is planned. Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri September 19, 2014

DON CARLOS NARANJO Age 68 -- , known by most as "Don Carlos" of the Don Carlos Barber Shop, a resident of La Mesilla, NM, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, August 11, 2014 in Espanola, NM. He was preceded in death by his father Jose Carlos Naranjo; son, William D. Naranjo; granddaughter Ravyn M. Diebold; mother-in-law Georgia Vigil, brother-in-laws Dennis Vigil and John Vigil. Carlos was a loving Husband, Father, Grandpa, Uncle and friend. Carlos is survived by his wife Pauline Naranjo; son, Frank A. Naranjo and daughter-in-law Rebecca Naranjo, daughter Cindy M. Naranjo Diebold and son-in-law Ryan Diebold, grandchildren: Renae Naranjo, Lauren Naranjo, Frank A Naranjo Jr., Miquella Naranjo, Reese Diebold, Rylee Diebold, Cruz Diebold and great grandchild Tiana Padilla. He is also survived by his Mother Carmelita Naranjo; his four brothers, Mike Naranjo, Sammy Naranjo, Lawrence Naranjo and Robert Naranjo, and seven sisters, Sophie Garcia, Clara Romero, Connie Espinoza, Elsie Griego, Carmen Martinez, Liz Ortiz and Ramoncita Massey. He is also survived by many nephews and nieces. He was loved dearly by all. Carlos was a devoted catholic and a member of the Cofradia de Nuestro Padre Jesus. He enjoyed his service to the Lord and the companionship of his hermanos. Carlos was a barber for over 40 years. The Don Carlos Barber Shop was located in Santo Nino, NM. It was previously voted Best Barber Shop in Rio Arriba County. Carlos cut the hair of many youth in the area, many times their first, and they could always look forward to a Dum Dum lollipop at the end of each haircut. Carlos enjoyed spending time with his patrons, telling jokes and lending a helping hand. Carlos loved life and could often be found whistling, singing or twirling his keys while he strolled by. He was a great man and will be missed by all who knew him. Public visitation were held on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at La Iglesia de Santa Cruz de la Canada, with a rosary that was recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at La Iglesia de Santa Cruz de la Canada, with a burial that followed at Holy Cross Cemetery, with the following serving as pallbearers, Randy Garcia, Donald Naranjo, Carlos Griego, Sammy Naranjo Jr., Ryan Diebold, and Andres Martinez. The family of Don Carlos Naranjo has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477 - www.devargasfuneral.com Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri August 15, 2014

ADRIAN JOSEPH VALDEZ Age 28 -- , a resident of Espaola, passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Elena Valdez, great-grandfather, Belarmino Valdez, great-grandparents, Joe and Monica Love, great-grandparents; Salvatore and Santina Chiello and uncle, "Tio Mino" (AB) Valdez. Adrian was a proud member of the Local Union 611 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He was a loving son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend. Everyone who knew Adrian was blessed with his presence of joy and laughter. He was a hard worker and did everything with his big heart and passion. Adrian is survived by his parents, Tony Valdez and Mary Anne Valdez; brothers, Isaac Valdez (Rachel Herrera) and Brian Valdez (JulieChristie); grandparents, Pete and Shirley Chiello, aunts and uncles, Rebecca Arnett (Tony), Tina Walker, Pete Chiello Jr., Gloria Garcia (Tommy), Lorida Valdez, Ralph Valdez (Josie), Dorothy Valdez and many other relatives and friends. Public visitation were held on Friday, July 25, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at La Iglesia de Santa Cruz de la Canada with a rosary that was recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. also at La Iglesia de Santa Cruz de la Canada. Burial followed at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery with the following serving as pallbearers: Joshua Espinoza, Julio Garcia, Ezequiel (Zeke) Garcia, Bryan Trujillo, Melaquias Valdez and Arturo Valdez, Jr. Honorary pallbearers: Isaac Valdez, Brian Valdez, Dennis Gallegos, Nico Borrego, Marty Valdez, Jr. and Lavine Otto. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (322 Eighth Ave. 7th Fl. New York, NY 10001) or request a Mass Intention for Adrian J. Valdez. The family of Adrian Joseph Valdez has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espaola Valley. 505-747-7477 - wwwdevargasfuneral.com Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri August 01, 2014

DEBBIE (SIETERS) CHAVEZ The Family Wishes to Thank all who supported us through this very difficult time as Debbie's passing was sudden. -- Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri July 25, 2014

DEBBIE (SIETERS) CHAVEZ The Family Wishes to Thank all who supported us through this very difficult time as Debbie's passing was sudden. -- Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri July 18, 2014

JOHANNA WILHELMINA OGLE Known by family and friends as Minnie -- , passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2014. Johanna was 96 years old. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ryndert and Augusta Schouten; sister, Lida Graybill and brothers, Arend and Riendert Schouten. Johanna grew up in Las Vegas, NV and moved to Los Alamos in 1944 with her husband William E. Ogle who worked on the Manhattan project. In 1963, they moved to the Pojoaque Valley where they built their home. She had great love, advice and play for the many children in her life. She hosted many marvelous parties and dinners. Johanna was the consummate matriarch who devoted her life to her family and friends. She enjoyed playing bridge, crocheting and silversmithing. She was loved and respected for her wisdom and humor. She will be greatly missed. Minnie is survived by her sister, Louisa Stavert; brother, Albert Schouten (Marilyn); five children, William Ogle (Mary) of Jaconita; James Ogle (Teresa) of Albuquerque, Jean Yabroff (Steve) of Woodinville, WA; Mark Ogle (Renea) Wasilla, AK and Mona Valencia (John) of El Rancho; ten grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive her. A special thank you to caregivers, Clara, Rebecca and Cleo. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Purple Heart Foundation, March of Dimes, or Hospice. The family of Johanna Wilhelmina has entrusted the care of their loved one to: The DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477 - www.devargasfuneral.com Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri June 06, 2014

ORCIBIANA VASQUEZ ROMERO Orcibiana Vasquez Romero -- , known to her friends as "Annie" was born in Penasco, New Mexico on April 3, 1926. Annie passed away peacefully on Friday, May 9, 2014, at the home of her daughter Annabelle Romero in Santa Fe. Her parents were Luisita and Emilio Vasquez, and she had 14 siblings. She lived most of her life in Vadito, New Mexico with her husband, Raymundo Romero who died July 2, 2007. Annie's mother died when she was in elementary school and she was required to end her formal education and help with the care of her younger siblings. Her young life caring first for siblings and later as a wife and mother were shaped by the sacrifices endured during World War II and the Great Depression. Those challenges caused her to acquire a mental toughness, resilience, and conservation ethic to survive the hardships of the time. She became a strong, gentle woman, self-educated, speaking, reading and writing in both Spanish and English. While her husband Raymundo worked in Los Alamos for 23 years and commuted home only on weekends, Annie managed the household, her five children and the family farm. By her own perseverance, and enterprising self-reliance she taught herself to become an excellent cook, and seamstress. Annie was a loving mother, wife, aunt, and friend to many; all while maintaining an immaculate home and her cherished flower gardens. Annie is survived by three sons, their spouses and one daughter: Louis Romero and wife Patricia, Benito Romero and wife Linda, Isaac Romero and wife Marie, and daughter Annabelle Romero. Annie is preceded in death by her daughter Eleanor Montoya. Annie is survived by one sister, Priscilla Martinez, former son-in law, Michael Montoya, six granddaughters; Bonnie, Raquel, Michelle, Danielle, Drucille and Rebecca, two grandsons; Cameron and Brock, three great-granddaughters; Aspen, Pilar and Esperanza, three great-grandsons; Chase, Carson, and Isaac, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Memorial Services begin on Friday, May 16, 2014, with Visitation at 6:00 p.m. followed by a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Rosario Chapel, 499 North Guadalupe Street, in Santa Fe. On Saturday, May 17, 2014, the funeral procession will depart from the Rivera Memorial Gardens at 417 East Rodeo Road at 9:30 a.m. and travel to Penasco. Final visitation is scheduled at 11:00 a.m., followed by Mass at 12 Noon, at San Antonio De Padua Catholic Church in Penasco, followed by the burial in Vadito, and a reception at the Vadito Community Center. Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri May 16, 2014

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