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New Mexican (Newspaper) - April 16, 2003, Santa Fe, New Mexico B2 NEW MEXICAN Wednesday April PickS 242151312 334 Top prize Top prize Santa Fe weather TODAY PARTLY CLOUDY WINDY THURSDAY CLOUDY BREEZY 33C FRIDAY CLOUDY BREEZY 29C Temperatures i v f Sana j Albuquerque 72rtS and precipitation are for the 24hout period that ended at 4 yesterday Yesterday Hi Low Pet Santa Fe 60 39 07 72 61 00 AlbuquerQue 63 40 10 Fire 61 27 39 i Clovis i Roswel SOW 1 v SS 67 00 Chama 44 23 19 Clovis 75 45 04 75 53 01 59 35 04 GaSup 43 30 03 Hobbs 89 66 00 LasCruces 64 53 00 Los Alamos 51 32 00 Raton 68 41 01 Red River 45 35 83 82 57 02 Ruidoso 53 43 54 City 65 35 10 Socorro 7b 46 00 Taos 55 32 00 TorC 65 54 02 79 53 05 Forecasts Northcentral mountains Today partly cloudy Windy Tonight partly cloudy Thursday mostly cloudy Slight chance of showers Breezy Taos lower 60s near 30 Santa Fe Los Alamos near 60 Northeast highlands Today partly cloudy Windy Tonight partly cloudy Raton near 30 Las Vegas near 30 Rio Grande valley Today mostly sunny Tonight partly cloudy Warmer Thursday mostly cloudy Slight chance of showers Albuquerque low 70s upper 40s upper 60s TODAY Rise Set TOMORROW Rise Set MOON First Last quarter Full quarter New May 9 April 16 April 23 Mayl Water statistics Stage 3 Water Alert is in effect The city of Fe imposes the following rules Outdoor watering is limited to one day per week addresses may water only on Tuesdays addresses may water only on Fridays Vehicle washing at residences is prohibited Vehicle washing at commer cial car washes is limited to once a month For additional restrictions and details call 9554225 The following water statistics of April 14 are the most recent supplied by the City Water Division In millions of gal tonsi Total water produced by water sys tem Amount delivered to Las Campanas Golf course 77 domestic 1 Total from Canyon Treatment Plant Santa Fe Canyon reservoir storage 46 percent of capacity daily inflow million gallons The following rain statistics are the latest reported by the National Weather Service as of 6 yesterday Rain for April at Santa Fe airport 07 inches Rain this year at Santa Fe airport inches Rainfall reported at Santa Fe airport through end of 2002 inches Allergy pollen forecast Yesterday High Today High Wednesday High Thursday High Friday pollen Mulberry ash and Pollen concentrations for today will be will remain in the high level This is due to falling temperatures rising humidity and weaker winds The forecast for noon today Bands separate high temperature zones for the day FRONTS COLD WARM STATIONARY j I i 2003 Pressure Low Showers Rain Snow ice Sunny PI Cloudy Cloudy National highlights 3 i Orlando srd Phoenix Pittsburgh Grand i Portland Maine Great Ore City Jackson Key Las Louis Lake dry Los Antonio Francisco Miami Syracuse Tampa N New National New York Norfolk Wink Des Oklahoma 14 at Tahoe City and Lakes World highlights Temperatures and weather conditions Delhi during the 24hour ending at MOT long I Paulo 103 52 67 79 67 87 67 91 50 74 65 53 61 64 27 54 69 45 64 55 48 78 28 66 56 31 34 36 clr rain clr rain El Diario The Santa Fe Police Department is investigating these reports Someone stole a shovel and a rake from a shed near a home in the 800 block of Paseo del Sur between 8 April 1 and April 4 Paul J Jimenez of no age pro vided was arrested in the 700 block of West Alameda Street at 8 Monday Someone stole a Kenwood car stereo and 150 compact discs from a home in the 3000 block of Cerrillos Road between 11 Monday and 4 Tuesday A thief stole a purse and a cellular tele phone from a 1994 Jeep Cherokee parked in the 500 block of Camino de los Marquez between and Monday Kenneth Guardado 45 of Santa Fe was arrested in the 1800 block of at 10 Monday and served an unspecified magistrate court warrant A burglar stole a cellular telephone and a jacket from a 1S91 BMW parked in the 1000 block of St Francis Drive around 6 April 8 The Santa Fe County Sheriffs Office is investigating these reports Gilbert A Luna 22 residence not listed was arrested on 599 at Apri 5 and charged with driving with a revoked or suspended license Anthony Martinez 26 residence not listed while incarcerated at the Santa Fe County jail on April 7 was served an unspecified magistrate court warrant Roy L Gallegos 33 residence not listed was arrested near St Francis Drive and Sawmill Road on Sunday and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest Denise Rivera Morning Drive was arrested in the 800 block of Rio Vista Street at Friday and served four unspecified municipal court warrants and one unspecified district court warrant A thief stole a Sony Playstation II videogame system two game controllers Police notes and one videogame from a home in the 2600 block of Sycamore Loop between and 7 April 9 A burglar from a home in the 5100 block of Avenida de Segario on Satur day Someone stole a 13inch television a Radio Ryer wagon and a car stereo from an unspecified car parked in tne 7400 block of Wolf Creek Road between 3 and 8 Thursday Someone stole an air compressor from a home on Aviation Drive between April 5 and Thursday A burglar stole tools from the PNM equip ment lot in the 4500 block of 14 around April 8 Someone stole a maroon 1996 Buick Skylark parked in the 7400 block of River side Loop on Friday A thief stole binoculars from a home in the 3700 block of 41 between Thursday and Friday The New Mexico State Police Depart ment is investigating these reports Talk 22 of Farmington was arrested on Interstate 25 at Mon day and charged with driving with a revoked license Christopher Garcia 20 of Santa Fe was arrested at Monday in Santa Fe and served an unspecified warrant charging failure to pay Anthony Owens 22 of Santa Fe was arrested at Tuesday in Santa Fe and charged with DWI Loya 40 of Santa Fe was arrested on 14 at Satur day and charged with DWI and driving with a revoked license Theresa Gonzales 48 of Las Vegas was arrested in Rowe and Saturday and charged Mike Chavez 25 of Santa Fe was arrested at Saturday in Santa Fe and charged with DWI Yvette 30 of Pecos was arrested on 63 at Sat and served an unspecified warrant charging failure to appear Manuel Medrano 62 of Chimayo was arrested near Camel Rock at Sat and served an unspecified warrant charging failure to appear Theresa Bustillos 29 of Pecos was arrested on 50 at Saturday and charged with DWI Juan Benavidez 26 of Santa Fe was arrested on 50 at Saturday and served an unspecified warrant charging failure to appear Randy Gonzales 21 of Albuquerque was arrested on 50 at Saturday and charged with DWI Gabriel Varela 29 of Pecos was arrested on 50 at Saturday and charged with DWI Eugene Garcia 22 of Glorieta was arrested on 50 at Saturday and charged with DWI Yuliya Lessard 50 of Santa Fe was arrested at 8 Saturday in Santa Fe and charged with assault on a household mem ber and resisting arrest Eugene Martinez 23 of Pecos was arrested on 50 at Saturday and served an unspecified warrant charging failure to appear Carlos Velasquez 39 of Glorieta was arrested on 50 at Saturday and charged with DWI Joshua Ybarra 29 of Santa Fe was arrested on 125 at Sunday and Charged with DWI Angelo Ortiz 26 of Corrales was arrested on 50 at Thursday and served an unspecified warrant charging fail ure to appear Houston Seferino 19 of was arrested at 8 Thursday in and served an unspecified warrant charging fail ure to appear Funeral services and memorials DON MERMEJO 19172003 Highly respected elder Don age 85 from Picuris Pueblo passed away peacefully in the early morning hours Monday March 2003 of 24 Don Mermejo surrounded by his family at the Santa Fe Indian Hospital Don was bom September 30 1917 in Picuris Pueblo He lived in Picuris all his childhood was a Golden Gloves Boxer at the Santa Fe Indian School and later at age 20 married the love of his life Augustina Lopez on May 23 1938 at San Lorenzo Church in Picuris Pueblo They enjoyed 59 years of a loving marriage until the passing of his beloved wife Augustina on September 4 1997 Don was a farmer around the Picuris and Penasco community and also worked as section hand for the Union Pacific and Denver Rio Grande Railroad Don and Augustina were former residents of Ophir and Stockton Utah where Don worked as a welder at the Ordinance Depot and retired at age 55 shortly after his son Lance Corporal Joseph Michael Mermejo United States Marine Corps was killed in action March 29 1969 in Vietnam Don Augustina and their family returned to Picuris Pueblo where Don continued with farming cutting and selling wood and alfalfa and being a participating member in the Picuris Pueblo Tribe such as serving on the Tribal Council working as Game and Fish Warden and living the traditional Picuris life Dons life was a full one and he thoroughly enjoyed spending time with his family as well as other interests including hunting fishing silversmithing creating traditional Indian beadwork and weaving ceremonial belts watching live and televised professional boxing and wrestling matches he also liked martial arts movies especially ones starring Jackie Chan he frequented many Pueblos Feast Days as well as the casinos especially in his later years he was an avid Denver Bronco fan and a proud supporter of the Santa Fe Indian School athletics especially when the grandchildren were playing Don was a wonderful loving husband father grandfather and who touched the lives of many people during his life through endless acts of kindness He will long be remembered as a gentle hardworking man with a generous heart a warm sense of humor a strong Picuris spirituality and an unconditional love for family Don was preceded in death by his wife Augustina two infant sons son Joseph Michael Mermejo grandson Joseph James Mermejo and brothers Domingo Mermejo and Reyes Martinez He is survived by his two sisters Bertha Suina and Rose Allrunner brother Robert Duran Annie Martinez four sons Joe Peter Mermejo Joe Howard Mermejo and Randy Mermejo four daughters Caroline Kowalski Sadie Stabenow Donna Mermejo and Susie Mermejo 10 grandchildren 13 great grandchildren as well as many good friends cousins nieces nephews and relatives Funeral Mass was held on Tuesday March 25 2003 at San Lorenzo Church in Picuris Pueblo interment Picuris Pueblo cemetery followed by traditional Picuris tribal rites I he family is very appreciative of the prayers and support of so many people who loved Don He will be greatly missed THANK YOU TO ALL ANTHONY KLINGER MARTINEZ JUNE 19 1962 APRIL 8 2003 On behalf of the family we would like to thank you for the numerous prayers cards flowers and food We would like to especially thank Bernardinelli Mortuary St Anne Church Father Clarence Maes and Fraternal Order of Police Tribal Police Santa Fe Office and the City of Santa Fe for their assistance with the services A special thank you to Ms Melissa Porter for the beautiful music Mr David Dimas for the Rosary service and the De Vargas of Capitol City Florist Our gratitude to the Pallbearers Jerry Sandoval Philip Thomas Vigil Dan Darras Gerald Martinez Rick Sandoval and to Denise Aragon Sandra Martinez and Nicole Schutz for the church readings We would especially like to thank the family and friends who assisted with the food and serving at the reception Louis Mary Lou Sandoval Fred Eloisa Couty Vivian Romero Viola Sandra Tapia Joe Mary Larranaga Dora Gurule Mary Ann Martinez Delia Marie Gutierrez Jerry Antonette Sandoval Alex Sandoval Gilbert Larranaga Jenny Montoya Lisa Chavez Gloria Herrera Del Connie Tapia Linda Larranaga Darlene Lucero Tina Denise Jessica Aragon Ma Friday Francine Angelina Larranaga Brenda Tony Lucero Pete Anita Tapia Amanda Otero Jackie Trujillo Janelle Martinez Pita Elizabeth Chapman Susan Montoya Anthony Desiree Larranaga Maria Rodriguez Mary Louise Romero Rosaline Whittet Joann Schutz Conchita Lopez Porter of Nambe and many other numerous beloved cousins and friends who sent food and assisted the family May God Bless You All Tony Libby Martinez Jacob Joele Martinez Harold Georgia Porter Donna Martinez Joseph Martinez Edward Teresa Cortez Nephews Nieces BRETT J LOVE A professor writer and award winning filmmaker died Saturday April 12th in Santa Monica after a protracted battle with cancer Bom and raised in New York City Brett attended Allen Stevenson School and St Pauls Academy He graduated from Stanford University and received a with honors in Modem Thought in 1983 At the University of Southern School of he received an in Screenwriting and Film Production in 1988 Bretts documentary film EmU about his Czechoslovakian grandfather played in festivals and won awards all over the world including the Cine Golden Eagle Best Documentary awards at the Atlanta Santa Fe and Chicago Intl Film Festivals and New Films New Directors at MOMA in New York City Brett taught in the Humanities Division at Pepperdine University and the writing program at UCLA specializing in film and popular culture At Pepperdine he received the Ronald Tyler Achievement Award for enhancing the quality of life in the Pepperdine community in 1993 and the award for Outstanding Faculty Member in 2003 Throughout his life Brett was an allaround athlete excelling at football basketball hockey lacrosse and golf He was an accomplished chef and a dedicated gourmand a talented photographer and a gifted He traveled all over the world and was fluent in Italian Brett is survived by his wife Laura Chavez Silverman of Los Angeles his mother and stepfather Yveta Synek Graff and Malcolm Graff of New York City his father Robert Love of Santa Fe NM his brother Steve Jeanie and nephew Chase Love of Studio City CA and extended family friends and students to whom he will always be an inspiration A memorial service for Brett will be held at the chapel at Pepperdine University in Malibu this Saturday April 19th at 1 In lieu of flowers those wishing to remember Brett may send a contribution to the Brett J Love Memorial Fund at Pepperdine University VICTOR JAMES RAPANOT Age 46 of Pecos NM went to be with the Lord Sunday April 13 2003 He is now at peace He will be sorely missed by his family and all who knew him Victor is survived by his mother Celia Dominguez of Pecos father Robert Rapanot and wife Margaret of Chino Hills CA son Milo Valdez of Santa Fe brothers James Rapanot and wife Elizabeth of Sacramento CA and David Rapanot and wife Leanne of Chino CA sisters Roberta Ann Rapanot of Chino Hills CA and Debbie Gurule of Kauai HI numerous nieces nephews and other relatives Memorial services will be held Thursday April 17 2003 at 4 McGee Memorial Chapel Mortuary McGee Memorial Chapel Mortuary 1320Luisa Street 9839151 KAREN NICOLE FAITH CASTANON RICKY MARTINEZ 3RD YEAR ANNIVERSARY Please do not cry for me for I am an now My life was cut short it just wasnt meant to be for in this short period of time I learned to love and someone ioved me Each day that goes by remember me with love for it is love that brought us together and it is love that shall keep us alive By Anika Friends and family will continue to walk for Karen 4 Ricky on Good Friday April 18 Karen 8 Arroyo Seco Fire Station ELOISE PARKS Age 69 of Houston TX died April 7 2003 following a battle with liver cancer For decades she visited Santa Fe at least annually and was an ardent and astute collector of Native American art She was an active supporter of SWAIA and sponsored several Indian Market awards Eloise loved Santa Fe Indian Market and the opportunity to collect beautiful pottery and meet the artists She is survived by her husband Alfred daughters Melanie Broad and Patricia Eckel stepsons James and Stephen Parks and 10 wonderful grandchildren CONSUELO ROMERO Also known as Connie or age 72 has risen with the Lord on April 14 2003 Connie was born in Santa Fe NM on October 22 1930 She was married to David R Romero in 1952 A resident of Albuquerque NM for 48 years She had many many friends She was a long time Bowler and Avon Representative Being a parishioner of St Therese of the Little Flower Church and Our Lady of Guadalupe Church she was a Lector and played an active roll in the Cursillo Movement Connie enjoyed many things in life from camping and traveling with her young family to her retirement year trips with her husband David She especially enjoyed the long road trips where prayer and quality time took place She was an avid Lady Lobo Fan and loved to CHEER them on Her favorite hobby was shopping She thrived to get a bargain She always knew what everyone liked and her face would light up when they opened it with the joy she expected shed see She loved to take care of her husband her children her grandchildren and her mother In everything she did she showed love Everyone she touched she taught Family Faith Love Friendship and so much more In Gods Kingdom she joins her father Manuel Ortiz and soninlaw Joe Estrada She leaves behind her loving and devoted husband of 50 years David R Romero her mother Erminia Ortiz her sons Raymond Charley Michael and Orlando Romero her daughters Rosanne Tena and husband Richard Camille Melton and husband Jeff and Marcella Gallegos and husband Ray grandchildren Lisa Ortiz and husband Kenny Sarah and Adam Melton Jaimie and Jessica Romero Jeana Rae David Diego and Gallegos Isaac Estrada sisters Teresa Salazar and husband Ben Imelda Rodriguez and husband Bobby brothers Manuel B Ortiz Eddie Ortiz and wife Andrea and Terry Ortiz wife Angel Sr Josephine and Virginia Romero and numerous godchildren nieces and nephews In lieu of flowers we ask that you send donations to the St Vincent De Paul Society in her name A Funeral Mass on Wednesday April 16th at 11 am at St Therese of the Little Flower Church 300 Mildred NW A reception to follow at Our Lady Of Guadalupe Parish Hall 1860 Griegos NW A special Thanks to Vera Lynn Sylvia and Dr David Scrase
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