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Obituary: Everett D. Holmes Jr. Aug. 3, 1937 – April 26, 2019

on April 28, 2019 - 10:09am

EVERETT D. HOLMES JR. Aug. 3, 1937 – April 26, 2019

Everett D. Holmes Jr. (81) passed away on Friday, April 26th, 2019 at the Los Alamos Medical Center. 

That simple dash between the date of birth and the date of death listed on everyone’s tombstone had a lot of meaning to Everett and he was very proud of the way he lived his dash. He was a 20-year cancer survivor.

He was born in West Hudson Hospital in Kearny, New Jersey – the first child of Everett Daniel Holmes Sr. and Anna Theresa (Kelzenberg) Holmes on August 3rd, 1937.

He was a 1955 graduate of Kearny High School, upon graduation he


Obituary: Stephen Richard Meyer Dec. 20, 1950 – Feb. 21, 2019

on April 25, 2019 - 7:15am
STEPHEN RICHARD MEYER Dec. 20, 1950  Feb. 21, 2019
Stephen Richard Meyer, of Pasco, WA, passed away at age 68 Thursday, February 21, 2019.
Stephen was born on December 20, 1950 in Minneapolis, MN to Gerald and Patricia (Ziebell) Blatzheim. He graduated from Anoka High School in 1967, then joined the Army and served during the Vietnam War.
Following his time in the service, Stephen worked as a commercial shellfisherman on Long Island, NY.

Obituary: Gloria Zakar 1951 – April 9, 2019

on April 24, 2019 - 10:25am

GLORIA ZAKAR 1951 – April 9, 2019

Gloria Zakar passed away peacefully with family members by her side on April 9. 2019.

She was born in Pfarrkirchen, Germany, but came to the United States at the age of 3 months. Her extended family remained in Hungary, but Gloria was able to occasionally visit with them over the years. Hungarian family remained an important part of her life and a touchstone for her family connections.

Gloria met George at the young age of 18. They quickly fell in love, married, and had a daughter Andrea and son George (Bandi). The family moved to Los Alamos in 1975. She


Obituary: Mildred Virginia Benham March 2, 2019

on April 22, 2019 - 8:37am
Millie “Sissy” Virginia Belcher Benham passed away gently, surrounded by family on March 2, 2019. 
She is survived by husband Loyal (Ben), sons Tom and Jeff, daughter-in-law Bev, cats Heidi and Brindle, sisters Marilyn, Margaret, Carol, Diana, and Penny, brothers Chuck and David, and a myriad of Belchers, Benhams, and others to whom she was friend and mom. She was preceded by her brother Sam.
It was her great joy to care for others. She was always there to help out with advice or freshly baked cookies.

Obituary: William A. Wilds Nov. 22, 1933 – March 13, 2019

on April 15, 2019 - 6:28pm

WILLIAM A. WILDS Nov. 22, 1933 – March 13, 2019

William A. Wilds, a resident of Los Alamos, passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2019 at the Los Alamos Medical Center.

William was born in Fremont, Nebraska on November 22, 1933 and lived in Nebraska and Colorado until high school. William moved to North Hollywood, California mid-way through his junior year of high school.

After graduating high school in North Hollywood, William started his career as a machinist and later progressed to mechanical design and engineering in the defense sector.



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