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Obituary: Helen M. Lederer Jan. 30, 2017

on February 10, 2017 - 8:22am

HELEN M. LEDERER Jan. 30, 2017

Helen M. Lederer, 91, passed into the Grace of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Monday morning, January 30, 2017, at her home in Rio Rancho, NM, surrounded by her children, grandchildren and loved ones.

From the time Helen was a young girl in Marysville, Kansas, William and Lucy Corning instilled in her, and in her sisters and brother, that the truest riches in life are those we find in one another. She was raised in the Lutheran Church, and this foundation of Faith would shape the rest of life, both personally and professionally.

One night at a dance she


Obituary: George Maximillion Sarwinski Jan. 26, 2017

on February 4, 2017 - 4:32am


George Maximillion Sarwinski (spelled with “SKI” because no Polack can spell toboggan) passed away on January 26th, 2017 in Los Alamos, New Mexico at the young age of 90.

George was preceded in death by his parents, John and Veronica Sarwinski; siblings Ann Murphy, Sophie Sarwinski, Al Sarwinski, Veronica Williamson, Thaddeus Sarwinski, Ruth Ritmeyer, Irene Krakovsky, Frances Hughes, Stanley Sarwinski, Pauline Sarwinski and his grandson, Bobby Chi.


Obituary: Richard Frederick Farman Dec. 17, 1935 – Dec. 20, 2016

on February 2, 2017 - 11:01am


Richard Frederick Farman (Dick), 81, recently of Golden, CO, passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2016.

He was born in Chicago, IL, on December 17, 1935, and graduated from Washington and Lee High School in Arlington, VA, in 1953.  He went on to Kings Point Merchant Marine Academy on Long Island where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Marine Engineering in 1958. After receiving that degree and spending a year at sea, he enrolled at the University of Maryland, in College Park. In 1965, he earned his Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering.

Dick was


Obituary: Helen Mriz Mozden Aug. 2, 1926 – Jan. 16, 2017

on January 24, 2017 - 9:56am

Helen Mriz Mozden Aug. 2, 1926 – Jan. 16, 2017

Helen Mriz Mozden, 90, born August 2, 1926 in St. Clairsville, Ohio; died January 16, 2017 in Los Alamos, NM. Helen was preceded in death by her parents, Michael Mriz and Marie "Mary" Santa; siblings Anna Grimes, Michael Mriz Jr., Mary Niehaus, John Mriz, and Will Mriz and her son-in-law Kent Whyte. She is survived by her daughter Helena Whyte, sister Margaret (Bill) Williams, grandchildren Stacey (Johnny) Castro and Kurt Whyte, great grandchildren Cristina Perez, Kristian Whyte and Jacob Castro, and many nieces, nephews and godchildren.



Obituary: Rebecca ‘Becky’ Johnson Sept. 18, 1950 – Dec. 29, 2016

on January 24, 2017 - 9:33am

REBECCA “BECKY” JOHNSON  Sept. 18, 1950 – Dec. 29, 2016

Rebecca “Becky” Johnson died on December 29, 2016 at the age of 66. She was born on September 18, 1950 in Lawrence, Kansas to her parents, William “Bill” Johnson and Delores Johnson who preceded her in death.

During her lifetime she lived in Kansas, New Mexico, Nevada, California and Arizona. She was a member of the last graduating class (1968) from Loretto Academy in Santa Fe, NM. Later she moved to Phoenix, AZ where she began her career as a nurse.



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