Robert Law

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Law, Robert E.



Robert E. Law, age 92, passed away, Wednesday, July 5, 2017 in Los Lunas, NM. He was born in San Antonio, New Mexico to James and Rosela Law. Robert was a hardworking man who started working as a child at Mt. Carmel School to help support his family after his father's untimely death. He spent several decades working across the Southwest for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, doing everything from handling the baggage of movie stars who visited Greer Garson's home near Rowe, NM to all aspects of track maintenance. He was a World War II veteran, enlisting at age 17 in the army and serving as a gunner in New Guinea. Robert was fond of all sports and in his younger days enjoyed playing baseball and basketball and later in life became an avid golfer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his grandparents Bob & Jessie Law and Salomon and Guadalupe Chavez, brother James Law and sisters Margaret Messmer and Jessie Law. He is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Memorial Service and interment will take place at a later date.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on July 27, 2017
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