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Mosquero

VIGIL | KINGSBURY | FUENTES | TRUJILLO | MATA | PACHECO | ALLEN

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From: Amarillo Daily News
Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2000
Copyright: Held by the Amarillo Daily News

Cornelia VIGIL, 91, formerly of Mosquero, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, in Amarillo.  Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. CDT Tuesday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Amarillo by Deacon Hector Gallegos.  Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. CDT today in the church in Amarillo by the Rev. Hector Madrigal and the Rev. Rosendo Herrera.  Another Mass will be at 11 a.m. MDT Thursday in Mosquero High School Gymnasium by the Rev. John Brasher and Deacon Edward Olona.  Burial will be in Mosquero Cemetery by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2820 Virginia Circle in Amarillo.

Mrs. Vigil was born in Mosquero.  She lived there until moving to
Amarillo 15 months ago.  She was a homemaker.  She married Ignacio VIGIL in 1927 at Gallegos.  He died in 1980.  She also was preceded in death by two daughters, Carmelita VIGIL and Irene VIGIL; and by two sons, Petronilio VIGIL and Gilbert VIGIL.  Survivors include four daughters, Eva RAMIREZ of El Paso, Texas, Betsy CORDOVA of Amarillo, Charlotte MARTINEZ of San Jon and Carmen RUIZ of Clovis; four sons, Petronilio VIGIL and Ignacio VIGIL Jr., and Fernando VIGIL, all of Amarillo and Ralph VIGIL of Mosquero; two brothers, Margarito GARCIA and Adolfo GARCIA, both of Mosquero; three sisters, Alice GARCIA of Hobbs and Maggie PACHECO and Dora GARCIA, both of Mosquero; 25 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

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From: Albuquerque Journal
Date: Friday, September 1, 2000
Copyright: Held by the Albuquerque Journal

 

Harry Kenneth KINGSBURY, 74, of Stanley, passed away on August 25, 2000 at Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque.  Mr. Kingsbury was born on July 3,1926 in Mosquero, New Mexico.  He was a retired police officer, having worked a Patrolman for the Albuquerque Police Department, Chief of Police in Clovis, and finally before his retirement as Chief of Detectives for the Bernalillo Sheriffs Department.  Mr. Kingsbury was also a rancher.  He married Christina KNOERR on March 2, 1956 in Las Cruces and spent a wonderful 44 years together.  Funeral services for Mr. Kingsbury will be at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, August 28, 2000 at The Stanley Union Church in Stanley with Rev. Thompson officiating.  Visitation will be one hour before at the church.  Committal services will be at 2:00 p.m. at Mosquero Cemetery in Mosquero, NM with Rev. Turpening officiating.  Mr. Kingsbury is survived by his wife of the home; a son, Kenneth MUSGROVE of Stanley; his daughters, Rebekah MORRIS of Dumas, TX and Karen LEWIS of Stanley; his mother, Ellen KINGSBURY of Stanley; a sister, Helen GRAHAM of California; his grandchildren, Jacob LEWIS, Jerry MORRIS, Selena MORRIS, and Julie MORRIS.  He also leaves a host of other family members and many friends who will miss him dearly.  Pallbearers for Mr. KINGSBURY will be Kenny MUSGROVE, Dale LEWIS, Jacob LEWIS, Jim McDONALD, Eddie MONTANO and Steve HIENS.  Arrangements entrusted to the care of Harris-Hanlon Mortuary of Moriarty, 832-6130.

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From: Amarillo Daily News
Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2000
Copyright: Held by the Amarillo Daily News

 

Joe Rumaldo FUENTES, 79, formerly of Dalhart, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2000, in Dumas.  Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today in Hass Funeral Home Chapel.  Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. MDT Wednesday in St. Joseph Catholic Church at Mosquero, N.M., by the Rev. Guy Roberts.  Burial will be in the Mosquero Cemetery.  Mr. Fuetnes was born in Genova, N.M., near Gallegos, N.M. He moved to Dalhart in the 1950s and worked at the ice plant.  He worked as a veterinarian's assistant at Dalhart Animal Hospital and then worked for Mr. and Mrs. Webb Whorton until 1961.  He was living in Stratford at the time of his death.  He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Stratford and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.  In 1985 he received the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Medal from Pope John Paul II.  Survivors include a niece whom he raised, Viola KAUTZ of Stratford; a brother, Frank G. FUENTES; a sister, Mary VELASQUEZ of Liberal, Kan.; three grandnieces and grandnephews; and six greatgrandnieces and great-grandnephews.  The family suggests memorials be to the St. Joseph's Catholic Church building fund in Stratford or Coldwater Manor's special unit.

 

 

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From: Amarillo Daily News
Date: Monday, November 20, 2000
Copyright: Held by the Amarillo Daily News

 

Andres G. "Tito" TRUJILLO, 84, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2000.  Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Mass of Resurrection will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the church with the Rev. Guy Roberts officiating.  Burial will be in Mosquero Cemetery by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.  Mr. Trujillo was born in Mosquero.  He operated his own business and was a rural mail carrier.  He had served as mayor of Mosquero.  He also served on the Mosquero school board and was Harding County commissioner.  He was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Dominga M. TRUJILLO, in 1993.  Survivors include four daughters, Rachel SAINT of Milpitas, Calif., Rita LIND of Albuquerque, Theresa COPELAND of Wheeler and Elizabeth TRUJILLO of Santa Fe; eight sons, Andres "Andy" TRUJILLO of Tucumcari, Eddie TRUJILLO of Brush, Colo., Richard TRUJILLO of Thoreau, Freddie TRUJILLO of Cimarron and Joseph TRUJILLO, Jacob TRUJILLO, Raymond TRUJILLO and Thomas TRUJILLO, all of Mosquero; two sisters, Victoria SISNEROS of Pueblo, Colo., and Lucia GRAY of Duncan, Okla.; a brother, Nestor TRUJILLO of Bernalillo; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  The body will be available for viewing today and until 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

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From: Amarillo Daily News
Date: Monday, February 5, 2001
Copyright: Held by the Amarillo Daily News

 

Macario "Mike" MATA, 84, formerly of Mosquero, died Friday, Feb. 2, 2001, in Tucumcari.  Rosary will be at 6 p.m. today in St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Mass of the Resurrection will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church with the Rev. Guy Roberts of the church as celebrant.  Burial will follow in the family plot at Mosquero Cemetery by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.  Mr. Mata was born in Gallegos.  A Catholic, he served with the Army during World War II and worked as a rancher.  His wife, Eloisa MATA, preceded him in death.  Survivors include a brother, George MATA of Tucumcari; and a sister, Juanita CORDOVA of Clovis.  Viewing will be from 9 a.m. today until noon at the funeral home and from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. today at the church.

 

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From: Amarillo Daily News
Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2001
Copyright: Held by the Amarillo Daily News

 

Benito PACHECO, 83, died Tuesday, March 27, 2001.  Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today in St. Anne's Catholic Church and at 7 p.m. Thursday in St. Joseph Catholic Church at Mosquero.  Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Burial will be in the Mosquero Cemetery at Mosquero.  Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.  Mr. PACHECO was born April 16, 1917, in Mosquero.  He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.  Survivors include six sons; Ben PACHECO of Las Cruces, Robert PACHECO and Joe PACHECO, both of Tucumcari, David PACHECO of Hobbs, Raymond PACHECO of Redlands, Calif., and Ricky PACHECO of Albuquerque; five daughters, Gloria RIVERA, Vickie PACHECO and Diana SANCHEZ, all of Albuquerque, Diana GONZALES of Tucumcari and Martha PACHECO of Grants; a brother, Joe PACHECO of San Jon; a sister, Luisa MONTOYA of Albuquerque; 31 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. 

 

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From: Amarillo Globe-News
Date: Thursday, June 14, 2001
Copyright: Held by the Amarillo Globe-News

 

Buck Duane ALLEN, 46, died Saturday, June 9, 2001.  Services will be at 11 a.m. today in Roy Baptist Church of Roy, with the Rev. John SPROUL, minister of Roy Baptist Church, and the Rev. Bill O'DELL, Baptist minister, officiating.  Burial will be in Solano Cemetery at Solano.  Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.  Mr. Allen was born July 20, 1954, at Tucumcari. He was the Harding County Extension Agent.  Survivors include his wife, Lori ALLEN of Cliff; two sons, William Brent ALLEN and Slade Duane ALLEN, both of Cliff; a brother, Joe ALLEN of Burlington, Colo.; two sisters, Barbara ALLEN of Amarillo and Lanette VAUGHN of Missouri.

 

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