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Obituary: Ruth A. Dwinelle Aug. 6, 1920 – Jan. 6, 2018

on January 9, 2018 - 3:24pm

RUTH A. DWINELLE Aug. 6, 1920 – Jan. 6, 2018

Ruth A. Dwinelle, 97, passed away in Los Alamos, New Mexico on January 6, 2018.

She was born on August 6, 1920.

She is survived by one daughter, two grandsons and five great-daughters.


Obituary: Johnny Russell Harper Aug. 13, 1947 – Sept. 19, 2017

on January 7, 2018 - 9:35am

JOHNNY RUSSELL HARPER Aug. 13, 1947 – Sept. 19, 2017

Johnny Russell Harper was born in San Francisco, California to parents Grant and Beatrice Harper. He was raised at the farm in Redrock, NM. After Johnny received his Master of Science Degree in Radiological Science in 1971, he moved to Los Alamos to start his career with University of California at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Johnny worked at Los Alamos until he retired in 2010.

He is survived by his wife Margaret of Corrales, NM and son Aaron of McPherson, Kansas.


Obituary: Carrie Sue Vandervoort June 17, 1933 – Nov. 27, 2017

on January 6, 2018 - 6:57am
CARRIE SUE VANDERVOORT June 17, 1933 Nov. 27, 2017
Carrie “Sue” Vandervoort passed into Glory unexpectedly on Monday, November 27, 2017.
Sue was born on June 17, 1933 in Tucson, AZ to the late Jamie Gambrell and Hal Lynn Kerr. Sue grew up in Socorro, and then Los Alamos, NM, where she was in one of the first graduating classes of Los Alamos High School (1951) and met the love of her life, Ray. Sue and Ray worked at the Los Alamos National Laboratory for many years, raising their two daughters, Susan Marie and Nancy Ann.
Sue was a long-time member of the Order of the Eastern

Obituary: Shirley J. Hannaford Dec. 31, 2017

on January 2, 2018 - 4:46pm


Shirley J. Hannaford, 85, a resident of White rock, passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Ethel Goben; sister, Beverly Crum; brothers, Donald and Nick Goben.

Shirley is survived by her husband, Charles E. Hannaford; sons, Charles A.


Obituary: Kenneth J. Van Etten March 15, 1946 – Dec. 24, 2017

on January 2, 2018 - 4:37pm

KENNETH J. VAN ETTEN March 15, 1946 – Dec. 24, 2017

Kenneth J. Van Etten, age 71, passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017. He was born in Madison, WI on March 15, 1946, to Edward Van Etten and Geraldine Milich. 

Kenneth graduated from Los Alamos High in 1964, went on to study at New Mexico Tech in Socorro, NM. In 1967 he enlisted in the Air Force where he served 4 years in Spain as a E5 Staff Sergeant. Upon returning, Kenneth met and married the love of his life Linda Cohee. They were married on August 16, 1971 in Socorro, NM.



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