Farmington Daily Times Obituaries

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December 13, 2017

Joseph James Aspaas

Joseph James Aspaas

Shiprock, NM

Joseph James "Joey" Aspaas, 55, of Shiprock, passed from this life Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Shiprock. He was born March 15, 1962, in Shiprock. Joseph was preceded in death by his mother, Eleanor B. Aspaas; sister, JoAnn Aspaas Couillard; brother, Abbott J. Aspaas II; and...

Calvert John Benally

Calvert John Benally

Shiprock, NM

Calvert John Benally, 49, of Shiprock, passed from this life Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, in Farmington. He was born June 2, 1968, in Monticello, Utah. A funeral service for Calvert will be at 10 a.m. today, Dec. 9 at the Desert View Funeral Home chapel, North U.S. Highway 491 in...

Donna Faye Brimhall (Naylor)

Donna Faye Brimhall (Naylor)

Farmington, NM

Donna Faye Naylor Brimhall, 82, of Farmington, passed away Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Farmington. She was born Mar. 23, 1935, in Dillion, Mont. to George Edward Naylor and Margaret D. Naylor. Donna and Max moved to Teec Nos Pos, Ariz. where Max went to work as a teacher for...

Andrew Buyok

Andrew Buyok

Aztec, NM

Andrew Buyok, 87, passed away peacefully in his sleep Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. He was born Nov. 13, 1930, in Monarch, Wyo. to George and Anna Buyok. Andy was a beloved father, son, uncle, grandfather and great grandfather. During his childhood, Andy loved to hunt, fish, and ride...

Rita Marie Cochran

Rita Marie Cochran

Farmington, NM

Rita Marie Cochran, 85, of Farmington, passed away Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington. She was born Feb. 26, 1932, in Gorham, Kan. the daughter of Isadore V. Brungardt and Mary nee Braun. Rita was born and raised on their family farm in...

Douglas Edward Cross

Douglas Edward Cross

Farmington, NM

Douglas Edward Cross, 66, of Farmington, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Aztec. He was born Sept. 1, 1951, in Denver to James and Jessie Cross. Douglas worked in the Ziems Ford Parts Department for 35 years. Douglas was preceded in death by his parents, James and...

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Dec. 6 to Dec. 14, 2017.

Alonzo Deshnod

Alonzo Deshnod

Shiprock, NM

Alonzo Deshnod, 52, of Shiprock, passed from this life Saturday, Dec, 9, 2017, in Shiprock. He was born July 4, 1965, in Shiprock. Funeral services are pending at this time. Alonzo is in the care of Desert View Funeral Home, North U.S. Highway 491 in Shiprock, 505-368-4607.

Charles Eavenson

Charles Eavenson

Bloomfield, NM

Charles Eavenson, 83, of Bloomfield, passed away Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, in Bloomfield. He was born Sept. 12, 1934, in Seymour, Texas to Ernest Walker Eavenson and Katie Mae (Williams) Eavenson. Charles was preceded in death by his parents, nine siblings, and wife, Joan...

Gail E. Farni

Gail E. Farni

Farmington, NM

Gail E. Farni, 78, of Farmington, passed away peacefully at home Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, following a lengthy illness. She was born Sept. 5, 1939, in Hopkins, Mo., the daughter of Mildred Williams and Robert Jeffers. Gail was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother,...

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Dec. 6 to Dec. 14, 2017.

Francisco Isaiah "Paco" Fernandez

Francisco Isaiah "Paco" Fernandez

Farmington, NM

Francisco Isaiah "Paco" Fernandez Jr., 17, of Farmington, entered the gates of Heaven Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Aztec. He was born June 7, 2000, in Farmington. Francisco attended Aztec High School where he was a junior. He loved playing sports, his favorite football team was...

Phillip Spencer Hardy

Phillip Spencer Hardy

Shiprock, NM

Our beloved Phillip "Daye" Spencer Hardy, 78, of Shiprock, entered the gates of Heaven on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Farmington. He was born June 15, 1939, in Sweetwater, Ariz. to the late Nellie and Spencer Hardy. He had five brothers: Jimmy, Harrison, Wilson and the late...

Orlando Lydell "Sonni" Howard

Orlando Lydell "Sonni" Howard

Farmington, NM

Our handsome and beloved, Orlando "Sonni" Lydell Howard, 39, of Farmington, entered the gates of Heaven on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. He was born Feb. 8, 1978, in Shiprock, to Larry and Esther M. Howard. Sonni graduated from Kirtland Central High School in 1996 and attended San...

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Dec. 2 to Dec. 17, 2017.

Melissa Marie John

Melissa Marie John

Shiprock, NM

Melissa Marie John, 39, of Shiprock, passed from this life Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Shiprock. She was born Jan. 14, 1978, in Shiprock. A funeral service for Melissa will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8 at the Desert View Funeral Home chapel in Shiprock. Interment to follow at the...

James "Maurice" Johnson

James "Maurice" Johnson

Farmington, NM

James "Maurice" Johnson, 85, of Farmington, went to His Heavenly Home to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. He was born in Texas, where he lived with relatives during much of his early childhood, because his father worked pipeline construction. His first job,...

Lanora Johnson

Lanora Johnson

Glendale, AZ

Lanora Johnson, 38, of Glendale, Ariz., passed from this life Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, in Phoenix. She was born April 1, 1979, in Shiprock. A funeral service for Lanora will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 14 at the Desert View Funeral Home chapel, North U.S. Highway 491 in...

Natahsa Johnson

Natahsa Johnson

Newcomb, NM

Natasha Johnson, 30, of Newcomb, passed from this life Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Farmington. She was born Aug. 27, 1987, in Shiprock. A funeral service for Natasha will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11 at the Desert View Funeral Home chapel, North U.S. Highway 491 in Shiprock....

Casey Jordan

Casey Jordan

Aztec, NM

Casey Jordan, 17, of Aztec, passed away Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Aztec. She was born April 8, 2000, in Durango, Colo., the daughter of Jamie Lattin and Brent Bethell. Friends were everyone she touched in her short life. Casey was preceded in death by her great-grandparents,...

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Dec. 8 to Dec. 25, 2017.

Mary Joyce Jordan (Goodpasture)

Mary Joyce Jordan (Goodpasture)

Farmington, NM

Mary Joyce (Goodpasture) Jordan, 84, of Farmington, passed from this life and woke up in the arms of Jesus Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Farmington. She was born Aug. 7, 1933, in Brownfield, Texas to Robert Martin Goodpasture and Katherine Upton Goodpasture. Mary was raised in...

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Dec. 12 to Dec. 25, 2017.

John Lewis

John Lewis

Sanostee, NM

John Lewis, 90, of Sanostee, passed from this life Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Shiprock. He was born Nov. 15, 1927, in Sanostee. Graveside and interment services will be at 1o a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 at the Family Cemetery in Sanostee. John is in the care of Desert View Funeral...

Norma B. Linville

Norma B. Linville

Aztec, NM

Norma B. Linville, 89, of Aztec, passed away Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Aztec. She was born Sept. 8, 1928, in San Saba, Texas, the daughter of Oscar and Amber Bogusch. Services are pending at this time. Funeral arrangements are with Farmington Funeral Home, 2111 W. Apache St.,...

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Dec. 13 to Dec. 20, 2017.

Tom Madison

Tom Madison

Kayenta, NM

Tom Madison, 88, of Kayenta, Ariz., passed from this life Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in Cortez, Colo. He was born May 21, 1929, in Owl Spring, Ariz. Funeral services are pending at this time. Tom is in the care of Desert View Funeral Home, North U.S. Highway 491 in Shiprock,...

Eva Mary Martin

Eva Mary Martin

Table Mesa, NM

Eva Mary Martin, 64, of Table Mesa, N.M., passed from this life Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Shiprock. She was born July 2, 1953, in Shiprock. Funeral services are pending at this time. Eva is in the care of Desert View Funeral Home, North U.S. Highway 491 in Shiprock, 505-368-4607.

Gerry Johnnie Martinez

Gerry Johnnie Martinez

Aztec, NM

Gerry Johnnie Martinez, 66, of Aztec, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Aztec. He was born Oct. 28, 1951, in Farmington, the son of Frank and Francis Martinez. Gerry attended school in Farmington, and later enlisted in the U.S. Army in Sept. of 1969. He was honorably...

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Nov. 28 to Dec. 18, 2017.

Isaac L. Martinez

Isaac L. Martinez

Aztec, NM

Isaac L. Martinez, 57, of Aztec, passed away Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, in Kirtland. He was born May 14, 1960, in Espanola, to Melisendro and Eleanor Martinez. Isaac was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Rosendo and Rosalia DeVarga; paternal grandparents, Abenicio and...

Clara May Mason

Clara May Mason

Farmington, NM

Clara May Mason, 82, of Farmington, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in Farmington. She was born March 14, 1935, in Durango, Colo. to Emily and Herbert Billings. Clara grew up on a farm in the Animas Valley, the eldest of five sisters and one brother. She graduated from...

Lyle Leroy McCoy

Lyle Leroy McCoy

Flora Vista, NM

Lyle Leroy McCoy, 82, of Flora Vista, passed away Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Farmington. He was born April 24, 1935, in Farmington to William J. Hood and Lew A. and MaryBelle McCoy. Lyle was a decedent of Levi Allen McCoy who was an early settler in San Juan County. For the vast...

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Dec. 5 to Dec. 15, 2017.

Kenneth Nez

Kenneth Nez

Cove, AZ

Kenneth Nez, 93, of Cove, Ariz., passed from this life Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Cove, Ariz. He was born May 15, 1924, in Cove, Ariz. Graveside and interment services for Kenneth will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Family Cemetery in Cove, Ariz. Kenneth is in the care...

Letha Nay "Candy" Nielson

Letha Nay "Candy" Nielson

Farmington, NM

Letha Nay Nielson, better known to her friends as Candy, passed from this world Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at the age of 96. She was born March 31, 1921, in Ovilla, Texas to William Wade Curtis and Edith Davenport Curtis. Her early years were hard, she, along with her family,...

Maria "Bernie" Pinette

Maria "Bernie" Pinette

Moriarty, NM

Maria "Bernie" Pinette, 70, formerly from Blanco, passed away Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, in Moriarty. She was born Dec. 14, 1946, to Amadeo and Martiniana Herrera of Blanco. Maria was preceded in death by her son, Angelo Archibeque and step-son, Robert Pinette Jr.; her parents,...

Quentin Wayne Rossman

Quentin Wayne Rossman

Farmington, NM

Quentin Wayne Rossman, 40, of Farmington, passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Farmington. He was born Aug. 7, 1977, in Torrington, Wyo. Cremation will take place and no services are planned. Quentin's care is entrusted to Cope Memorial Chapel of Aztec, 405 S. Main Ave.,...

Ronald "Skynyrd" Simms

Ronald "Skynyrd" Simms

Nenahnezad, NM

Ronald "Skynyrd" Simms, 62, of Nenahnezad, passed away, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Farmington. He was born April 5, 1955, in Farmington, to Harry and Alice B. Sims. Ronald was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, great grandfather, and dearest friend. He...

Ira "Hank" Snow

Ira "Hank" Snow

Farmington, NM

Ira "Hank" Snow, 82, of Farmington, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 in Farmington. He was born Sept. 17, 1935 in Hominy, Okla. to Eugene "Debbs" and Alta Snow. Ira was an honorable and faithful man. He was a longtime oilfield supply hand that always willingly gave more...

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Dec. 8 to Dec. 16, 2017.

Billy Wayne "Billy Bad-Ass" Stalcup

Billy Wayne "Billy Bad-Ass" Stalcup

Farmington, NM

Billy Wayne "Billy Bad-Ass" Stalcup, 61, of Farmington, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in Farmington. He was born April 28, 1956, in Big Springs, Texas. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Billy's care is entrusted to Alternative Choice Funeral and Cremation, 804 N. Dustin Ave....

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Dec. 6 to Dec. 13, 2017.

Mabel Vaughn Strain

Mabel Vaughn Strain

Aztec, NM

Mabel Vaughn Strain, 65, of Aztec, passed away Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Farmington. She was born Oct. 27, 1952, in Farmington to Norman Willard Strain, Jesse Rayford Dixon and Mabel Florene Kelly. Mabel spent the last 24 years with the love of her life, Robert Montoya. Mabel...

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Nov. 22 to Dec. 22, 2017.

Tracy L. Thatcher

Tracy L. Thatcher

Summerville, SC

Tracy L. Thatcher, 50, of Summerville, S.C., was surrounded by the love of his family as he was taken home unexpectedly to be with his mother, Karen and sister, Carrie in heaven on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. He was born May 18, 1967, in Safford, Ariz. Tracy was a devoted...

Jerry White

Jerry White

Bloomfield, NM

Jerry White, 54, of Bloomfield, passed away Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Albuquerque. He was born Sept. 1, 1963, in Ft. Defiance, Ariz. Cremation has taken place and a funeral service for Jerry will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 at Living Waters Assembly of God in Carson, N.M....

Floyd Willden

Floyd Willden

Farmington, NM

Floyd Willden, 85, of Farmington, passed away Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Farmington. He was born Nov. 22, 1932, in Mancos, Colo. Services are pending at this time. Funeral arrangements are with Farmington Funeral Home, 2111 W. Apache St., 505-325-2211. Those who wish to...

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Dec. 9 to Dec. 16, 2017.

December 12, 2017

Fern J. Begay

Fern J. Begay

Shiprock, NM

Fern J. Begay, 71, of Shiprock, passed from this life Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Shiprock. She was born Oct. 10, 1946, in Shiprock. A funeral service for Fern will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6 at the Desert View Funeral Home chapel, North U.S. Highway 491 in Shiprock. Interment...

December 10, 2017

Yvonne Desiree Crochet

Yvonne Desiree Crochet

North Las Vegas, NV

Yvonne Desiree Crochet, 77, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in North Las Vegas, Nev. She was born Feb. 9, 1940, in Redruth, Cornwall England to Gladys Pretoria and Fredrick Cyril Smith. At the age of 17, Yvonne and her mother traveled two weeks by ship to the United States...

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Nov. 26 to Dec. 10, 2017.

December 9, 2017

Marilyn Ann White (Martin)

Marilyn Ann White (Martin)

Farmington, NM

Marilyn Ann White (Martin) passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 28, peacefully in her sleep. She was born October 8, 1939, in Durango, Colo., to Donald Thoburn and Cynthia Lois Martin. Marilyn was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. Marilyn was raised with her six...

December 8, 2017

Spencer Dan

Spencer Dan

Phoenix, NM

Spencer Dan, 39 of Phoenix, passed from this life Tuesday, Nov. 28, in Shiprock. He was born on Aug. 21, 1978. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 2, at Desert View Funeral Home Chapel, Shiprock. Interment will follow at the Shiprock Community Cemetery,...

Marion Nez

Marion Nez

Farmington, NM

Marion Nez, 90, of Gallegos, N.M., passed away Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Farmington. She was born Sept. 14, 1927, in Gallegos, N.M. A funeral service for Marion will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 at Brewer, Lee and Larkin Funeral Home, 103 E. Ute St. in Farmington. Marion's...

Patricia Young

Patricia Young

Farmington, NM

Patricia Young, 97, of Farmington, passed from this life, on Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Farmington. She attended college at the University of Montana in Missoula, Mont., and also at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo., receiving a Bachelor of Arts in English. She also received a...

December 7, 2017

Maria de Jesus Cepeda Orona

Maria de Jesus Cepeda Orona

Bloomfield, NM

Maria de Jesus Cepeda Orona, 42, of Bloomfield passed away Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017 in Andrew, Texas. Maria was born May 20, 1975 in Saucillo, Mexico. Rosary will be at 7 p.m., on Friday, Dec. 1, at St. Mary's Catholic Parish, 2100 E. 20th St. in Farmington. Mass of Christian...

Allison Alexa Gonzales

Allison Alexa Gonzales

Bloomfield, NM

Allison Alexa Gonzales, 7, of Bloomfield passed away Sunday, Nov. 26, in Andrew, Texas. Allison was born March 26, 2010 in Farmington. Rosary will be at 7 p.m., on Friday, Dec. 1, at St. Mary's Catholic Parish, 2100 E. 20th St. in Farmington. Mass of Christian Burial will be...

Silverio Gonzales

Silverio Gonzales

Bloomfield, NM

Silverio Gonzales, 51, of Bloomfield passed away Sunday, Nov. 26, in Andrew, Texas. Silverio was born Jan. 2, 1966 in Jalisco, Mexico. Rosary will be at 7 pm, on Friday, Dec. 1, at St. Mary's Catholic Parish, 2100 E. 20th St. in Farmington. Mass of Christian Burial will be...

Rob Roy McGregor

Rob Roy McGregor

Aztec, NM

Rob Roy McGregor, 56, a Navy Veteran, of Aztec passed away on Monday, Nov. 27, in Farmington. Rob was born on Oct. 17, 1961 in Phoenix, Ariz. Rob's care is entrusted to Alternative Choice Funeral and Cremation, 804 N. Dustin Ave. in Farmington, 505-325-9611. Those who wish to...

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Nov. 30 to Dec. 7, 2017.

December 6, 2017

Theda Gay Cynova-Hare (Montgomery)

Theda Gay Cynova-Hare (Montgomery)

Bloomfield, NM

Theda Gay Montgomery Cynova Hare, 89, of Bloomfield, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thanksgiving Day. She was born July 27, 1928, in Torrance, NM, to Frank and Gay (Chitwood) Montgomery. She was raised outside of Corona, NM, and moved with her family to San Juan...

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Nov. 29 to Dec. 6, 2017.

Ellis Anderson Hamblin

Ellis Anderson Hamblin

La Plata, NM

Ellis Anderson Hamblin, 79, of La Plata, passed away on Thanksgiving Day, at his home. Ellis Anderson Hamblin, fourth child and third son of Glen Obid Hamblin and Selena Lathem Anderson, was born on April 28, 1938 in Eager, Ariz. Ellis grew up on the family farm, graduating...

Frederick Lloyd Hildebrand

Frederick Lloyd Hildebrand

Farmington, NM

Frederick Lloyd Hildebrand, 84, an Air Force veteran of Farmington passed away on Friday, Nov. 24, in Farmington. Frederick was born on March 21, 1933 in Careyhurst, Wyo. Frederick is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Amelia Hildebrand and brother, Richard...

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Nov. 29 to Dec. 6, 2017.

Marian A. Murphy

Marian A. Murphy

Tucamcari, NM

Marian A. Murphy, 73 of Tucumcari, NM passed from this life on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017 in Albuquerque. Marian was born on Oct. 2, 1944 in Otis, NM. Funeral services are pending. Marian is in the care of Desert View Funeral Home North US Hwy 491 Shiprock, (505) 368-4607.

Betty Jean Polston-Payne

Betty Jean Polston-Payne

Farmington, NM

Betty Jean Polston-Payne, five days shy of 84 years, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 in Pagosa Springs, Colo. She was born in Portales, NM, to Nina B (Livingston) and NB Franks. Betty worked alongside her dad who started up and ran two grocery stores and...

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Nov. 29 to Dec. 6, 2017.

Orlando A. Rodriguez

Orlando A. Rodriguez

Albuquerque, NM

Orlando. A Rodriguez, 87, of Albuquerque, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 26, in Albuquerque. He was born to Joseph and Irene Rodriguez, on July 30, 1930, in Blanco. Orlando was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. A rosary will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30, and a mass at 12...

Reuben Yazzie

Reuben Yazzie

Gallegos, NM

Reuben Yazzie, 85 of Gallegos Wash, NM passed from this life on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 in Farmington. Reuben was born on April 10, 1932 in Fruitland. Memorial services are pending. Reuben is in the care of Desert View Funeral Home North US Hwy 491 Shiprock, (505) 368-4607.

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