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THOMAS ALEXANDER SHUMAN Age 88 of Chama -- , NM, passed away on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. He was born in July 1925 in Delslow, West Virginia to Hilda Fern Haines and Thistle Raymond Shuman. Sisters are Billie Kay Cole & Rose Marie Satterfield. He married Nancy Lou Wallace on November 30, 1944 in Amarillo, TX. He attended West Virginia University and went on to get a degree in Electrical Engineering. He joined the Army Air Corps in 1942 and served in World War II, Korea, and Viet Nam, with the rank of Major. He retired from White Sands Missile Range as Troop commander. He was stationed in many locations throughout the world. He was 32nd degree Mason, Caleb Butler Lodge. He is survived by his spouse Nancy Lou Wallace Shuman, his children, Thomas Alan Shuman and wife Arthie; Nancy Lynn Burton and Kimberley Wallace Fisher and husband Jay. Grandchildren Tiffany Bandy, Jeffrey Shuman, Ryan Shuman, Heather Burton, Michele Burton, Bryan Burton, Nikole Sparacio, Richele Beauchamp, and Rusty Russom. Great grandchildren Bryce Reid, Joseph, Gabrielle, Madison, Morgan, Tyler, Dylan, Angelique, Zyren, Addison, Averie, Zayne, Etienne, Malachi, Nikolae, and Kairi. Sister, Billie Kay Cole, and Rose Marie Satterfield and many friends. Thank you to his many friends, family, and church family, Episcopalian and Presbyterian. Special thanks to St. Jerome's. He loved God, service and family. Arrangements by Rivera Family Funeral Home 505-753-2288 Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri April 04, 2014

H.L. "BUD" HAGERMAN August 17 -- , 1927 - January 08, 2014 A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 30, 2014 from 3:30 - 5:00 PM at the New Mexico History Museum auditorium, 113 Lincoln Ave., Santa Fe, NM. Reception follows in the Museum lobby from 5 - 6 PM. Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri March 28, 2014

THOMAS ALEXANDER SHUMAN Age 88 of Chama -- , NM, passed away on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. He was born in July 1925 in Delslow, West Virginia to Hilda Fern Haines and Thistle Raymond Shuman. Sisters are Billie Kay Cole & Rose Marie Satterfield. He married Nancy Lou Wallace on November 30, 1944 in Amarillo, TX. He attended West Virginia University and went on to get a degree in Electrical Engineering. He joined the Army Air Corps in 1942 and served in World War II, Korea, and Viet Nam, with the rank of Major. He retired from White Sands Missile Range as Troop commander. He was stationed in many locations throughout the world. He was 32nd degree Mason, Caleb Butler Lodge. He is survived by his spouse Nancy Lou Wallace Shuman, his children, Thomas Alan Shuman and wife Arthie; Nancy Lynn Burton and Kimberley Wallace Fisher and husband Jay. Grandchildren Tiffany Bandy, Jeffrey Shuman, Ryan Shuman, Heather Burton, Michele Burton, Bryan Burton, Nikole Sparacio, Richele Beauchamp, and Rusty Russom. Great grandchildren Bryce Reid, Joseph, Gabrielle, Madison, Morgan, Tyler, Dylan, Angelique, Zyren, Addison, Averie, Zayne, Etienne, Malachi, Nikolae, and Kairi. Sister, Billie Kay Cole, and Rose Marie Satterfield and many friends. Thank you to his many friends, family, and church family, Episcopalian and Presbyterian. Special thanks to St. Jerome's. He loved God, service and family. Arrangements by Rivera Family Funeral Home 505-753-2288 Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri March 28, 2014

DAVID JAMES BARSNESS Age 67 -- , a resident of Los Alamos passed away suddenly on Monday, March 10, 2014. He was born to the late Webster and Stella Barsness on Nov. 10, 1946 in Faribault MN. David is survived by one son, Eric Barsness and wife Kelli, two grandchildren, Kaiya and Keelan; and three brothers, Webster, Richard and Peter Barsness. A service will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Los Alamos. Donations may be made to the Los Alamos Friends of the Shelter. The family of David James Barsness has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espaola Valley. 505-662-2400 - www.devargasfuneral.com Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri March 14, 2014

HAROLD D. FERGUSON Age 82 -- , funeral services for Harold D. Ferguson will be held at DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory in Espaola at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 10, 2014. This will be followed by a graveside ceremony at the National Cemetery in Santa Fe at 1:15 p.m. The Reverend Colin Kelly will preside. Harold a 46 year old resident of Los Alamos, died at his home Tuesday, February 18, 2014. He suffered for several years with Parkinson's disease. A mechanical engineer, Harold worked at the LAMP facility at the Los Alamos National Laboratory from1967 until his retirement in 1990. From 1973 until 1994, he and his wife, Alta Lou, were half-owners of the Royal Crest Mobile Home Park in Los Alamos. In 1994, the Fergusons purchased and upgraded the Las Tiendias de Corrales Shopping Center in Albuquerque. They sold the shopping center in 1998. Until his death, Harold was an active member of the White Rock Senior Center, primarily in senior exercise and investing programs. Harold was born January 6, 1932 in Luther, Tennessee, to Thomas and Matilda Ferguson. He graduated from high school in Maryville, Tennessee, in 1951. He received the bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Tennessee in 1955. An ROTC graduate, Ferguson entered the U.S. Air Force in 1955 and was commissioned as a second lieutenant. He took fighter pilot training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Del Rio, Texas, and at Marana Air Base in Tucson, Arizona. He was honorably discharged from active duty in 1957. In 1962, he was commissioned as a captain in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. He was discharged from the reserve in 1967. Harold worked as an engineer at American Car and Foundry (ACF) in Albuquerque from 1957 until 1967. During that time, he purchased and upgraded apartments in Albuquerque, and he met Alta Lou who was also employed by ACF. They were married August 18, 1967, and moved to Los Alamos. Harold is survived by his wife and a sister, Audrey Blevins of Maryville, Tennessee. His wife has asked that any donation in Harold's name be given to the White Rock Senior Center, 137 Longview Dr. Los Alamos, NM 87544. Or the Parkinson's Research Foundation, 5969 Cattleridge Boulevard, Ste. 100, Sarasota, Florida, 34232. The family of Harold D. Ferguson has entrusted 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 March 07, 2014

HAROLD D. FERGUSON Age 82 -- , a 46 year old resident of Los Alamos, died at his home Tuesday, February 18, 2014. Harold suffered for several years with Parkinson's disease. Harold is survived by his wife, Alta Lou, and his sister Audrey Blevins, Maryville, Tennessee. Services will be announced at a later date. The family of Harold Ferguson has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espaola Valley, 505-747-7477 - www.devargasfuneral.com Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri February 21, 2014

ANGELA T. BACA Age 86 of Santa Clara Pueblo passed away on February 16 -- , 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband; Jose A. (Tony) Baca, father; Cleto Tafoya, mother; Severa Tafoya, brother; Teofilo Tafoya, sisters; Mela Nichols, Lydia Garcia, Mary Agnes Tafoya, Tonita Tafoya, Rosita Tafoya Dasheno, Close nephew; Richard Nichols, Niece; Tina Garcia, Nephew Greg Garcia. She is survived by her daughter Janice Anne Baca, sons; David Baca, Gordon Baca his wife Christina, and their son Christopher, Chuck Baca, and wife Anna, and their children Paula, Joseph and Gwen. Son; Gary Baca, significant other Kim Trujillo, and their children Mindy, Sarah, Brandon and Joshua, grandkids, Ashton, Jazlyn, and Harlan. Daughter; Leona Baca (Jim) their children Mikayla Grey, Mary Baca (Jimmy) she raised as her own. Adrian Baca she helped raise as her own. Grandchildren; Kylie Baca, Anissa Cordova, Jesse Cordova, Olivia Salazar. Son; Darryl Baca, significant other Delores, son; Chris Baca wife Janice and their children Jenyce "Povi" and Jareth "Tsiwii". Son; Alvin Baca and daughter Aynjil, daughter; Louisa Baca, Niece; Carol Ann Nichols, she helped raise as her own, her children Zachary, Tracie, Fawn & grandkids. Nephew; Robert Nichols, she helped raise as her own. Close friends; Laura Jagles, Ruby Singer. Angela Baca is the Matriarch of the first family of Santa Clara melon potters. Angela was a melon pot specialist who made various sizes in both red and black. She undoubtedly had one of the longest potting careers in Santa Clara Pueblo. She has her pottery displayed at the National Museum of the American Indian - Smithsonian Institution, The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian and other numerous museums and galleries. Pallbearers were David Baca, Gordon Baca, Chuck Baca, Gary Baca, Darryl Baca, Chris Baca and Alvin Baca. Honorary pallbearers were Christopher Baca, Adrian Baca, Joseph Baca-Naranjo, Jareth Baca, Jesse Cordova and Jimmy Gallegos. Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Santa Clara Catholic Church. Interment was held at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Arrangements by Rivera Family Funeral Home (505) 753-2288. To share a memory, please visit our website at www.riverafuneralhome.com Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri February 21, 2014

WALDEN BASKERVILLE Age 87 -- , died Feb. 11, 2014 at his beloved Ravenwood, his home in Mineral Hill west of Las Vegas, New Mexico. The son of a coal miner and his wife, Walden and Lena Baskerville, he was born in a company house of the coal mining camp in Consol, Iowa. The sixth of 11 children he was raised in Waterloo, IA. He dropped out of high school to join the Marines, becoming one of the first African Americans to serve in a segregated Marine Corp. These Montford Point Marines, as they are called, never received the military honors they deserved for there service in World War II. Recognizing this, Congress recently honored Walden and the other Montford Point Marines by awarding them the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor that Congress can bestow. African Americans who served in a segregated military are considered Buffalo Soldiers, the first having served at Fort Union during the days of the Santa Fe Trail, followed by the those serving in the Spanish American War and World War I and II. Walden, therefore, is considered a 4th generation Buffalo Soldier. Returning to high school after discharge, he became the first in his family to graduate from high school. A fine athlete, he excelled in baseball, basketball and football, becoming quarterback in the late 1940's at William Penn College, the small, predominantly White, Quaker College he attended on the GI Bill. He graduated from William Penn in 1951 and received a M.A. in Guidance and Counseling in 1960 from Western Michigan University. In 1980 he received his Doctorate in Education in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University. He worked with youth and in education for 39 years first as a teacher, then as a high school counselor and eventually as a university counselor at Iowa State University and Western Michigan University. He retired from Western Michigan University as an associate professor emeritus in 1993. In addition to his work as a counselor, Walden is also known for his work as an artist and sculptor and served as a volunteer firefighter with the Cabo Lucero Fire Dept. for many years. Walden, a loving husband, devoted father and grandfather, is survived by his wife Lynn Finnegan, his children Jill Baskerville of Las Vegas, NM, Jodi Baskerville of Los Angeles, Judson (Susan) Baskerville of Kalamazoo, MI, Jinx Baskerville (Tony Watkins) of Albuquerque and his step-children Sean Finnegan (Maureen) of Colts Neck, NJ and Michele Finnegan of Seattle, WA. He is also survived by his grandchildren Alyssa Eggert, Sterling Baskerville Crespin (John), Wave-Ananda Baskerville, Amos, Ruby and Satchel Watkins, Skylar Darwen, Andrew, Tommy and Katie Finnegan, his first great-grandchild-on-the-way Damien Crespin, his sister Selma Ellis and brother Charles (Geneva) Baskerville of Waterloo, IA, two sisters-in-law Dorothy Baskerville of Highland Park IL, and Elsie Baskerville of Waterloo, IA, many nieces, nephews and friends of all ages. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Matthew Cole, Silas, David, and Jack Baskerville and his sisters Clarissa Beaman, Fannie Reed, Channie Baskerville and Dorothy Baskerville Elliott. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to William Penn University, Office of Advancement, 201 Trueblood Ave, Oskaloosa, IA 52577 or the Cabo Lucero Volunteer Fire Department, 21 CR A29, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701. Memorial Services will be held this Sunday February 16, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the sculpture Memorial Watch 911 across from the family home in Mineral Hill. Those wishing to caravan to the Memorial may meet at the Holiday Inn Express parking lot at Exit 343 and I-25 Sunday between 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. to depart for the Memorial. Directions can also be found online at www.rogersmortuary.com. Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri February 14, 2014

TERESA REILLY Died peacefully in her sleep in Santa Fe -- , New Mexico, on February 7, 2014. She was born Teresa Ruane on a small farm in County Mayo, Ireland, on January 15, 1920.Teresa attended Eskeragh National School about a mile from her home. In 1938, she immigrated to the San Francisco Bay area where two of her older sisters lived. Teresa became a United States citizen in 1944 and later that year married Peter Reilly, who had emigrated from County Longford, Ireland. Teresa and Pete lived and raised their two sons, Gene and Kevin, in a flat in a house owned by her sister and brother-in-law in the Mission District of San Francisco until they were able to buy a small house in Daly City, California, a suburb near the ocean. Teresa worked for more than 20 years selling draperies for Macy's in downtown San Francisco, and Pete drove a bus for the City of San Francisco. Pete died in 1990. Teresa was also preceded in death by her parents, brothers and sisters, her nephew Sean Ruane, and great-nephew Brian McElwee. Teresa moved to Santa Fe in March 1994. She is survived by her son Gene and his wife Rose, her son Kevin and his wife Mary McDonald, by her grandchildren Jeanne Cole (Jason), Michael Reilly, Suzanne Stumpf (Jonathan), Jason Reilly (Angela Chappus) and Peter Reilly (Austin York), by her great-granddaughter Eliza Brooke Stumpf, and by nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews in the United States and Ireland. Teresa was an active member of Santa Maria de la Paz Catholic Community, where she had many wonderful and dear friends. She lived her last 3 years at Rosemont Assisted Living, now Pacifica Senior Living, where she was loved and well cared for. Visitation and rosary will be held at the Berardinelli Funeral Home on Luisa Street in Santa Fe at 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., respectively, on Friday, February 14, 2014. Funeral services will be held at Santa Maria de la Paz Catholic Community on College Drive at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 15, 2014 to be followed by a reception and lunch at Pacifica Senior Living at 2961Galisteo Road (off Rodeo Road). Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa St., Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505) 984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri February 14, 2014

DR. ADRIAN H. BODELSON Affectionately known as "Bo -- ," a longtime Santa Fe physician who was dedicated to the well-being of countless patients, especially to the thousands of babies he delivered into this world, passed away peacefully at home on February 8, 2014. He was 90. Growing up in the farming community of Dundee, Minnesota, where he was born to Pete and Nettie Bodelson on November 26, 1923, Bo gained a solid work ethic and a practical sensibility that he modeled throughout his life. He was determined and tireless in his pursuits, and Bo followed his interests throughout life with a passion that led him to the highest levels of excellence. With his only sister Ardee, the family moved to nearby Fulda where he distinguished himself not only as an outstanding student, but as a leader. Bo was an Eagle Scout, quarterback of his high school football team and ready for any opportunity for fun and adventure. He was a resident fresh out of the University of Minnesota School of Medicine when a dark-haired nurse caught his eye. After a short romance of just three dates with his beautiful new companion, Corinne Turgeon, he proposed with a twist of three options: forget him, write to him or come with him! Without hesitation, she chose the latter and their lifelong journey together began. Bo and Corinne were married in Edina, Minnesota on June 21, 1947. It was an inspiring and lasting union of over 67 years that was shared lovingly. The Korean War marked their early married life and Dr. Bodelson proudly served as a Naval Flight Surgeon aboard the USS Carrier Bairoko. His love of flying led him from the ship's hospital bay to observe from the flight deck whenever possible. Later, his private pilot's license allowed him to soar on his own. He cherished the hours spent flying the skies over New Mexico, often scouting for the next place to hunt or fish. Landing his small plane on a remote stretch of New Mexico highway to visit friends and ride his beloved horses on the Esquibel Ranch, was one of countless joys and outdoor adventures that Bo shared with family and friends over many decades. From the lakes of Minnesota to Brazil, to New Zealand and to Alaska, fishing was his joy throughout life. He especially treasured precious time with his large family. When not "on call" Dr. Bodelson loved spending weekends with his ten children fishing, camping and horseback riding. When all twelve packed in the family bus, summer road trips inevitably led to memorable beach discoveries in California, Florida and Mexico. It was during medical school that Bo realized his true calling, focusing his efforts on the demands but also the marvel of obstetrics. Adding to his confidence and skill in surgery was an uncommon compassion, rapport and concern for his patients and their families. Bo and Corinne moved in 1964 with their ten children from Boulder, Colorado to Santa Fe and he opened his OB/Gyn practice, joining the staff of St. Vincent's Hospital where he tirelessly served for over 50 years. A show of hands of people who live in Santa Fe would reveal a startling number who were delivered by Dr. Bodelson and even more who were cared for by "Doc." From the old downtown St. Vincent's Hospital where he delivered their last baby, to the doors of the new hospital carrying its first newborn patient, his professional dedication, high regard as a physician and his uncommon integrity has been woven into the fabric of the Santa Fe community for over half a century. It is with great respect, pride and vibrant, unforgettable memories that he will forever be loved by his wife Corinne, their ten children and their families: Dan and Patty Bodelson (Danielle and Gabrielle); Nancy and Ken Tuerk (Melanie, Anya, Michael and Bo); Peggy and Otavio Silveira; Michael and Alice Bodelson (Jessie, Cole, Natalie and Will); Patricia and Charley Brewer (Caroline, Kelly and Patrick Soldow); Susan Kammerer (David, Corinne, Perry and Eric Fishback); David and Deborah Bodelson (Crockett, Caitlin and Ansel); Ann and Merritt Brown (Hallie, Olin, Sophie, Soren, Greta and the much-missed, Jensen); Mary and Lawrence Martinez (Lisa, Anne and Mark); Catherine and John Vargas (Jax and Adrian); and the littlest ones, great-grandchildren, Henry and Nathaniel. Bo was a lasting friend to many, including Peter Fishback, Freddie Soldow, Kathy Roberts and the late Mike Kammerer.The family is indebted to Martha, Alvaro, Ingrid, and Rica for their loving and thoughtful care. Whether known as Dr. Bodelson, Bo, Doc, beloved Dad or Papa, his exceptional energy as a physician, and gift for making life an adventure of learning rich with experience to be shared by those he loved, will long be remembered. He was a lifelong learner filled with a passion for reading. Teaching was a natural extension he shared, whether at the hospital, playing poker or tying flies with grandkids. A private family memorial is planned with a gathering to celebrate his life to be announced at a later date. Gifts in memory of Dr. Bodelson should be directed to the special charity of your choosing or the Jensen Merritt Brown Endowment Fund at the Santa Fe Community Foundation. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service, 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505) 984-8600. Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com Left-red    Print Obit    Email-red    Published on: Fri February 14, 2014

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