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Obituary: Carrie Sue Vandervoort June 17, 1933 – Nov. 27, 2017

on January 6, 2018 - 6:57am
CARRIE SUE VANDERVOORT June 17, 1933 Nov. 27, 2017
Carrie “Sue” Vandervoort passed into Glory unexpectedly on Monday, November 27, 2017.
Sue was born on June 17, 1933 in Tucson, AZ to the late Jamie Gambrell and Hal Lynn Kerr. Sue grew up in Socorro, and then Los Alamos, NM, where she was in one of the first graduating classes of Los Alamos High School (1951) and met the love of her life, Ray. Sue and Ray worked at the Los Alamos National Laboratory for many years, raising their two daughters, Susan Marie and Nancy Ann.
Sue was a long-time member of the Order of the Eastern

Obituary: Shirley J. Hannaford Dec. 31, 2017

on January 2, 2018 - 4:46pm


Shirley J. Hannaford, 85, a resident of White rock, passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Ethel Goben; sister, Beverly Crum; brothers, Donald and Nick Goben.

Shirley is survived by her husband, Charles E. Hannaford; sons, Charles A.


Obituary: Kenneth J. Van Etten March 15, 1946 – Dec. 24, 2017

on January 2, 2018 - 4:37pm

KENNETH J. VAN ETTEN March 15, 1946 – Dec. 24, 2017

Kenneth J. Van Etten, age 71, passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017. He was born in Madison, WI on March 15, 1946, to Edward Van Etten and Geraldine Milich. 

Kenneth graduated from Los Alamos High in 1964, went on to study at New Mexico Tech in Socorro, NM. In 1967 he enlisted in the Air Force where he served 4 years in Spain as a E5 Staff Sergeant. Upon returning, Kenneth met and married the love of his life Linda Cohee. They were married on August 16, 1971 in Socorro, NM.


Obituary: Fredie Nelson Farnsworth Jan. 3, 1929 – Jan. 1, 2018

on January 2, 2018 - 5:37am

FREDIE NELSON FARNSWORTH Jan. 3, 1929 – Jan. 1, 2018

Fredie Nelson Farnsworth, 88, beloved father, grandfather, and great grandfather, decided to celebrate the New Year in heaven. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on January 1, 2018.

Fredie was born in Klamath, CA, in 1929 in a small Indian village where his parents were missionaries. He always told the story that an Indian midwife delivered him, held him up, and made a pronouncement in her native tongue (which he would quote). When we asked him what that meant, he would say, “That is one ugly baby!”

He married his wife


Obituary: Jack Carlson Oct. 23, 1931 – Dec. 26, 2017

on January 1, 2018 - 9:03am

JACK CARLSON Oct. 23, 1931 – Dec. 26, 2017

Jack Carlson, 86, former resident of Los Alamos, NM, passed away December 26, 2017 after a struggle with Dementia.

Jack was born in 1931 in Lorain, OH to the late John and Julia Carlson.

Jack was a graduate of Lorain High School in Ohio and later graduated from Contra Costa College in California. Jack served as a Sargent in the Korean War. He later worked as an engineer for Westinghouse, Varian, and Lockheed Missiles and Space in CA.  He was an avid reader, poker player, woodworker, and artist.

He was a member of the VFW, the American Legion, the



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