Thelma ""Sam"" Marie Karlin passed away on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in Albuquerque. She was born Feb. 14, 1936, in Claremore, Okla.
Services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the First United Methodist Church in Aztec.
A reception will follow the service at St. Joseph's Catholic Church reception hall.
A burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Farmington.
Sam's wishes were to be cremated.
Sam's care is entrusted to Alternative Choice, 804 N. Dustin Ave. in Farmington, 505-325-9611. Those who wish to express their condolences may do so at www.serenityandcompany.com.