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Obituary: James Bunch April 23, 1934 – Aug. 20, 2019

on August 24, 2019 - 7:05am

JAMES MARION BUNCH April 23, 1934 Aug. 20, 2019

James Marion Bunch was born April 23, 1934, in Hastings, NE. He passed away peacefully in his sleep on August 20, 2019 at age 85.

After graduating from Hastings High School in 1952, he married Elayne Grothen in 1954 and completed his BA in physics with a math minor at Hastings College in 1956.

They had two children, Robyn and John. Jim completed his PhD in solid state physics at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln in 1967. Then the family moved to Los Alamos where Jim was a staff member at Los Alamos National Laboratory.


Obituary: Chris Hollis Feb. 14, 1937 – Aug. 19, 2019

on August 23, 2019 - 7:08am

CHRIS VALENE HOLLIS Feb. 14, 1937 – Aug. 19, 2019

Chris Valene Hollis passed away in Los Alamos, New Mexico on Monday, August 22, 2019.

She was born on February 14, 1937 and was the only child of Jack and Dalma Hinds King. Chris lived in Lawton, Oklahoma until her graduation in 1957 from Cameron State Agricultural College with an Associates in Arts degree in Home Economics. Following a summer working at Disneyland, she attended Oklahoma State University until her marriage to William Wesley Hollis on December 27, 1958.

Chris and Bill had two children: William Kirk Hollis and Elizabeth Ann


Obituary: Beatrice Joyce Huggins Keen June 29, 1930 – Aug. 16, 2019

on August 22, 2019 - 6:19am
BEATRICE JOYCE HUGGINS KEEN June 29, 1930  Aug. 16, 2019
Beatrice Joyce Huggins Keen was born in Erick, Oklahoma June 29, 1930. Joyce entered heavens gates, at the age of 89, Aug. 16, 2019.
Joyce’s parents were Beatrice Gladys and Forest Fowler (Pete) Huggins. She was preceded in death by her mother Gladys Davenport and step-father LB Davenport, father Pete Huggins and brother Duane Huggins.
Joyce was survived by her two children Janet Leyendecker, and Jerri McTaggart and husband Kevin.
Joyce had 5 grandchildren, Brandy Lee and husband Ronnie, Tiffany Jones, Rebecca Kunkel

Obituary: Robert E. Morrison July 14, 1947-July 21, 2019

on August 20, 2019 - 4:41pm

ROBERT E. MORRISON July 14, 1947 July 21, 2019

Robert E. Morrison died July 21, 2019, at home in Los Alamos seventy-two years and one week after his birth on July 14, 1947, in Logan, Utah.

His family moved often and he had been enrolled in thirteen schools by the time they returned to Los Alamos for Bob's high school years. As a member of Bob Cox's track team, he set the LAHS pole vault record in 1965, a mark that held until 1993. Bob walked down to Sullivan Field during practice to congratulate the young man who broke it.

After serving in Vietnam during the 1968 Tet Offensive Bob joined


Obituary: Robert Jefferson ‘Bob’ Bartholomew March 5, 1927 – July 28, 2019

on August 16, 2019 - 7:41am
ROBERT JEFFERSON ‘BOB’ BARTHOLOMEW March 5, 1927 – July 28, 2019

A good and faithful servant who loved his family, his friends, his country, and his God. 

Robert Jefferson “Bob” Bartholomew, 92, of White Rock, died Sunday, July 28, 2019 in Santa Fe following a short illness. 

Bob was born in Denver March 5, 1927, to Richard and Helen Olive (Reeve) Bartholomew. After short stays in Colorado and Idaho, the family moved to Raton, New Mexico in 1934, where Bob grew up in the coal mine camps of Brilliant and Koehler.



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