LORRAINE (LORI) JOYCE ERTEL MARCH 19, 1930 - SEPTEMBER 26, 2013 83, passed away peacefully on September 26, 2013. She was born in Buffalo NY. Lori enlisted in the Navy on May 9, 1950, received her Honorable Discharge on April 14, 1954. She loved waitressing in California at Brads Restaurant as Head Waitress for 25 yrs. She was employed with City of Long Beach Convention Center as a Switch board Operator/Receptionist in California, during her tenure Lori received many awards, and met many different dignitaries, high Government officials, Hollywood Stars like Glenn Campbell and Johnny Cash would stop in. She also was employed by the City of Santa Fe as a Parking Attendant, Public Enforcement Officer, and School Crossing Guard. Lori loved meeting the public. Lori received awards "Employee of the year" 'Honoree Receptionist/ Switchboard operator'. She was always employed in public service. She loved her special pets. Lori volunteered to pet sit for the customers' while they enjoy their shopping. When the owners would came back, their pets were all relaxed and usually didn't want to go home. She is preceded in death by her parents, Arthur & Jerushia Ertel; NY, brother-in-Law, William (Bill) McLean; FL., son- in- law, Michael (Mike) Dyke; Son, William (Billy) Schroeder. Surviving relatives, sister, Marge McLean, FL; son, Russell Finley, NY; daughter, Karen Finley, Abiquiu; daughter, Susan Dyke, Tesuque; grandson Robert Hall, Abiquiu; granddaughter, Nancy Arellano ( Alex), Albuquerque; grandson, Brian Redondo (Desiree) Santa Fe; granddaughter, Tina M Redondo (Earnest), Santa Fe; great grandchildren: Damian Dyke (Jovana), Selena and Alyssa Gonzales, Elijah Redondo, & many nieces in FL. Services will be held at 702 Bishops Lodge Rd, Santa Fe. Pastor Ben of Devine Destiny will perform the Ceremony on October 6, 2013 at 3 pm. Interment will be held on October 7, 2013, 11am at 417 E Rodeo Rd at Rivera Family Funeral Home. Rivera Family Funerals and Cremations 417 East Rodeo Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87505 Phone: (505) 989-7032 Fax: (505) 820-0435 santafefuneraloption.com
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Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900