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OBITUARY: Donna Hill Jan. 6, 1931–May 31, 2014

on June 2, 2014 - 6:36am

DONNA HILL Jan. 6, 1931 – May 31, 2014

Donna Hill died peacefully on May 31st, 2014 after many years of illness. Donna Marie Lord was born to J. Donald and Agnes Lord on January 6, 1931 in Ellsworth, Maine. She attended the University of Maine and what is now Husson College where she obtained an RN degree. Donna served at Eastern Maine General Hospital as Head Nurse on the surgical ward.

She married her husband, George Hill, in 1952 and supported him for his last two years in college. They lived in St. Albans, West Virginia for eight years and then moved to Los Alamos, New Mexico in 1962.


OBITUARY: Dennis L. Schofield July 15, 1941 – May 19, 2014

on June 1, 2014 - 11:51am

DENNIS L. SCHOLFIELD July 15, 1941 – May 19, 2014

Dennis L. Schofield, 72, former Los Alamos resident and graduate of Los Alamos High School class of '59, recently passed away at his home in Colorado. 

A memorial service for Dennis will be held at Overlook Park in White Rock at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7 followed by a reception at the home of Doug and Phyllis Pippin, 76 Hacienda Dr. in White Rock.


OBITUARY: Nora Soderberg Jan. 29, 1918 – May 28, 2014

on May 30, 2014 - 7:51am

NORA SODERBRG Jan. 29, 1918May 28, 2014

Eleanora Soderberg of Los Alamos died Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at the Sombrillo Nursing Facility.

She was born Jan. 29, 1918 in Ferry Hill, Sunderland, England. During World War II she was a staff sergeant in the British Army. While on leave in London, she met and later married Harold Soderberg.

In 1946, she emigrated to Brooklyn, N.Y. to be with her husband. They moved to northern New Jersey and lived there untill 1976. When Harold took an early retirement in 1976, they moved to Los Alamos.

Survivors include her daughter Marian Kirchner and


OBITUARY: Filadelfio A. Miera May 24, 2014

on May 29, 2014 - 7:17am



Filadelfio A. Miera, 94, of Taos, passed peacefully into his Heavenly Father's care on May 24, 2014 after a long and healthy life.

He was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and served in many leadership capacities as a faithful servant to his family, congregation and community. He served in the 3rd Marine Division in the Pacific Theatre during WWII in Okinawa, Saipan and Iwo Jima. He was a long-time rancher, an avid hunter and letter carrier for 35 years in Los Alamos.

Filadelfio was a devoted husband, father,


OBITUARY: Robert D. Stuart, Jr. April 26, 1916–May 8, 2014

on May 28, 2014 - 10:55am

ROBERT D. STUART April 26, 1916–May 8, 2014

Robert D. Stuart, Jr., believed to be the oldest living Los Alamos Ranch School graduate, has died at the age of 98.

The former Ambassador to Norway, long time chief executive of the Quaker Oats Company, and leader in civic and business affairs for more than 60 years, died May 8, 2014 en route from France to the United States with his beloved wife Lillan.

Whether business, politics, or philanthropy, Ambassador Stuart's consistent ambition was to live up to the title of his privately published memoirs: Making a Difference.



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