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OBITUARY: Dr. Charles Fremont Huff July 21, 1939–Aug. 30, 2013

on September 3, 2013 - 7:13am

DR. CHARLES FREMONT HUFF July 21, 1939Aug. 30, 2013

Dr. Charles Fremont Huff passed away in Los Alamos, New Mexico on Friday, August 30, 2013 from complications due to Parkinson’s disease.

Charles (always known as “Charley”) was born July 21, 1939 in Alice, Texas to John Arleigh and Nellmarie Huff and spent most of his childhood in Boerne.

He met the love of his life, Mary Katherine Vogt, when he was 9 years old, and they celebrated 53 years of marriage on August 27, 2013.

Charley got his Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas and his PhD from Oklahoma


OBITUARY: Robert Dale (Bob) Patton Aug. 27, 1930–Aug. 29, 2013

on September 1, 2013 - 7:09am

Aug. 27, 1930
Aug. 29, 2013
Surrounded by family and loved ones, Bob passed from this life Aug. 29, 2013 at Legacy Assisted Living & Memory Care, Denison, Texas, after suffering a fall while camping.
Bob is survived by his daughters, Angela Myers and husband Jerry of Amarillo, Texas, and Tamela Wingfield and husband Keenan of Caddo, Okla., grandsons Jonathan Myers and his wife Kathryn of Portland, Ore., Brandon Wingfield and his wife Marla of Caddo, Okla., and Dusty Wingfield and his wife Hanna of Russellville, Ark., and three great-granddaughters Macy, Katie and

OBITUARY: Russell Hugh Hand May 30, 1924–Aug. 27, 2013

on September 1, 2013 - 6:59am
RUSSELL HUGH HAND May 30, 1924Aug. 27, 2013
Russell Hugh Hand was born May 30, 1924 and died on Aug. 27, 2013 at the age of 89 due to a traffic accident.
He grew up in Deer Park, Texas and was the third born of six brothers. After receiving a college football scholarship, he joined the Navy and was stationed in the Philippines. When he returned from WWII he began working for the Shell Oil Company and also was a devoted volunteer firefighter for over 25 years.
In June of 1949, Russell married the love of his life, Faye. They would be married for 64 years.

OBITUARY: Martha Jean Nance July 26, 1932–Aug. 11, 2013

on August 20, 2013 - 4:59pm

MARTHA JEAN NANCE July 26, 1932 - Aug. 11, 2013

Martha Jean Nance, 81, passed away peacefully Aug. 11, 2013, in Chesterfield, Mo., where she lived for the past three years. 

She will long be remembered for her loving heart, giving spirit and wry sense of humor. Born July 26, 1932, in Frankfort, Kan., she was raised in Irving, Kan., and was the youngest daughter of Reginald and Irl Browning Thomson. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, J. Wilson “Bill” Nance, her brother, David Browning Thomson, and her sister, Marian Thomson Scheirman. 

Following graduation from Irving


Obituary: Zenas 'Slim' Boone Aug. 27, 1918–Aug.13, 2013

on August 17, 2013 - 10:19am

ZENAS "SLIM" BOONE Aug. 27, 1918Aug.13, 2013

Zenas "Slim" Boone, 94, of Los Alamos died Aug. 13, 2013 at Los Alamos Medical Center. 

He was preceded in death by his wife Irene U. Boone, parents Hettie (Penland) and Andrew Boone, brothers Hudson and Charles, sisters Flora, Ruth and Dorothy and son Charles.  

Slim was born Aug. 27, 1918 in Yancy County, NC. His early years were spent working on farms in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He moved into Washington, D.C. and after working on bridge construction he was hired for the trolley system where is gained his experience with electronics.



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