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OBITUARY: Dimitri Mihalas March 20, 1939–Nov. 21, 2013

on November 26, 2013 - 9:29pm

DIMITRI MIHALAS March 20, 1939–Nov. 21, 2013

World-renowned astrophysicist Dimitri Mihalas passed away in his sleep at his home on November 21, 2013 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Dr. Mihalas retired from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1999 and from the Los Alamos National Laboratory in 2011. Dimitri, to his friends and family, has donated his body to the University of New Mexico Medical School and his library to New Mexico Tech.

Dimitri was born on March 20, 1939 in Los Angeles, California where he grew up. He received his B.


OBITUARY: James Whitney Godbolt, Sr. Oct. 21, 1922–Oct. 17, 2013

on November 23, 2013 - 9:38am
JAMES WHITNEY GODBOLT, SR. Oct. 21, 1922–Oct. 17, 2013

James Whitney Godbolt, Sr. died in Loveland, Colo. on Oct. 17, 2013, four days before his 91st birthday. Jim was born on Oct. 21, 1922 in Red Bluff, Calif., the son of Dr. Fred B. and Martha (Tinker) Godbolt. He spent a good part of his youth hunting, fishing, swimming and boating with his mother and father on the Sacramento River and in the Sierra Nevada Mountains near Lassen Volcanic National Park.

OBITUARY: Jessie Cleofitas Borrego March 28, 1938–Nov. 16, 2013

on November 20, 2013 - 10:16am

JESSE CLEOFITAS BORREGO March 28, 1938–Nov. 16, 2013

Jessie Cleofitas Borrego, called “La Curlita” by many long time friends and family, went home to be with the angels on Saturday, November 16, 2013. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Jimmy Curle and one newborn son. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend who was strong in faith and in her convictions. Jessie led a meaningful and vibrant life, despite her illness and limitations, she had a smile and a kind word for all who were blessed to have known or met her. She will be tremendously missed. 



OBITUARY: Frank Osvath Oct. 31, 2013

on November 20, 2013 - 9:34am

FRANK OSVATH Oct. 31, 2013

Frank Osvath, 93, of Los Alamos, NM passed away at the Los Alamos Medical Center on October 31 at 5:20 p.m. He was with family at the time of his passing.

Frank was born in1920 in Detroit, Michigan to Louis and Sophie (Nagy) Osvath.


OBITUARY: Lisa S. Balagna July 29, 1950–Nov. 9, 2013

on November 13, 2013 - 10:26am

LISA S. BALAGNA July 29, 1950–Nov. 9, 2013

Lisa S. Balagna, born July 29, 1950, the daughter of John and Jean Balagna, died quietly in her sleep last weekend following a brief illness. She spent the last 40 years of her life nearby to her parents in the El Mirador residence in the beautiful Espanola Valley.

Lisa is survived by her father, John; sister Rene Balagna; and her aunt, Margaret Bower; and by many loving and caring friends.

Services will be this Thursday, Nov. 14, at Fuller Lodge in Los Alamos.



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