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Obituary: Paul P. Whalen March 1, 1931 – April 30, 2019

on May 6, 2019 - 3:32pm

PAUL PATRICK WHALEN  March 1, 1931 – April 30, 2019

It is with great sadness the Whalen family announces the passing of long time Los Alamos resident, Paul Patrick Whalen on April 30, 2019.

Paul was born in Grand Island, Nebraska on March 1, 1931. He attended a 2-room country schoolhouse for 9 years then transferred to the city high school where he met the love of his life Rosemary Egelhoff.

Paul was a star athlete and set the state track record for the 880 yd run in 1949. He was also an outstanding student and the Valedictorian of his graduating class.


Obituary: Walter ‘Wally’ G. Watts April 22, 2019

on May 3, 2019 - 8:43am

WALTER ‘WALLY’ G. WATTSWalter “Wally” G. Watts, age 75 passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019 in Los Alamos, NM.
A Celebration of Wally's life will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 11 AM at the Unitarian Church of Los Alamos, 1738 North Sage Street, Los Alamos, NM 87544. A reception will follow at the church.
In Memoriam donations will be sent to the auto mechanics department in a nearby town. Information will be provided as soon as it is set it up.
Wally’s life was about surviving, loving his family, and dreaming up projects that fixed things, often in unusual, out-of-the-box

Obituary: Loretta J. Maes April 15, 2019

on May 3, 2019 - 5:59am

LORETTA J. MAES April 15, 2019

Loretta J. Maes passed away on April 15, 2019, peacefully at home in Las Vegas, NM, at the age of 74.

She was born in the beautiful countryside of Cebolla, NM. Loretta was a loving person who traveled the world through her education. She held a Bachelor of Social Work from NM Highlands University where she developed close relationships with the students and faculty.

Loretta is preceded in death by her beloved son, Patrick Ismael Medina; her grandson, Manuel Saenz; her sister, Lydia Garcia; and her three brothers, Gilbert, Joseph and Sonny Maes.

Loretta is


Obituary: James J. Bramble Feb. 1, 1920 – April 25, 2019

on April 30, 2019 - 5:55am
JAMES J. BRAMBLE Feb. 1, 1920 – April 25, 2019
James J. (Jim) Bramble, 99, a longtime resident of Los Alamos, passed away peacefully Thursday April 25. He was surrounded by family at the Los Alamos home of his grandson James Chrobocinski. 
Jim was born February 1, 1920, one of six sons of Lewis R. Bramble and Winifred T. (Kelly) Bramble of Phillips, Wisconsin. Jim grew up in Phillips, Neillsville, and Janesville, Wisconsin, and graduated from Janesville High School. Jim attended Milton College, where he met his future wife, Shirley Ann (Pat) Sveum, whom he married in 1941.

Obituary: Robert E. Luders April 25, 2019

on April 29, 2019 - 6:07pm
ROBERT E. LUDERS April 25, 2019
Robert E. Luders died at home peacefully April 25, 2019 surrounded by children.
He was born in 1923; spending his childhood in Kelseyville, California. He came to Los Alamos during WWII where he worked with war dogs and pulled a lot of guard duty, eventually becoming building manager at P-9. 
Robert moved to La Cueva in the mid-60’s and to SE Alaska in 2015. 
Robert is survived by his wife, Connie Darnell; daughter Rosemary and husband Max Kelly; son Rick Luders and wife Margaret and many grand and great-grandchildren.


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