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Belinda Lee Wilson


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Belinda Lee Wilson Obituary

Belinda Lee Wilson passed away on Jan. 1, 2015, at her home in Lancaster, Calif. Belinda was a long-time resident of Lancaster, Calif., and Alamogordo.

She is survived by her husband Rick V. Wilson of Alamogordo, her son Craig V. Wilson and her daughter Elizabeth Ivy Wilson of Lancaster, Calif.

Belinda was born to Carl and Carol Brown Orthoefer on Dec. 24, 1959, in San Antonio, Texas. She has two sisters Tracy Pirie of Oak View, Calif. and Amanda Scott of Louisville, Ky.; two brothers Scott Orthoefer of Louisville, Ky., and Dale Orthoefer of Los Angeles, Calif.

Belinda and Rick were married on Dec. 30, 1977, in Alamogordo. In December 1983, they started CDR Construction, Inc. where Belinda worked as the Secretary and Treasurer of the company which is also known as Sandstarr Homes, LLC. She relocated to the Lancaster area as the company expanded to California. She has also lived and worked in the Cincinnati, Ohio area.
She loved to fish and play bingo, but her greatest passion was animals. She found great pleasure in rescuing abandoned animals that needed someone caring and compassionate, like herself.

She was a loving wife and a wonderful mother, with numerous nieces and nephews in Alamogordo and Louisville area. She had many life long friends, Bob and Jackelyn Baker, Sue and Don Pilgrim, Bob and Brenda Rainwater, Steve and Jill Gutierrez and Ted and Jolene DiLucchio.

Belinda was preceded in death by her mother Carol Brown, grandmother Ivy White and her father Carl F. Orthoefer who passed away on Dec. 30, 2014.

A memorial service will be held at the Alamogordo Funeral Home Chapel located at 2301 First Street at 3 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015.
A reception will follow at the Elks Club, 229 Hamilton Road.
An Inurnment Ceremony will be held at the Fern Creek Funeral Home, 5406 Bardstown Road, Louisville, Ky., for Belinda L. Wilson and for her father Carl F. Orthoefer at 12 p.m. Friday, Jan, 16, 2015. Final
placement of the ashes will be at the Jefferson Town Cemetery in Louisville, Ky.

The Wilson family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the arrangements.
To sign the online register book, please visit www.alamogordofuneralhome.org.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Jan. 8 to Feb. 7, 2015
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