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NMSU celebrates the lives of students, faculty, staff and alumni at memorial service

New Mexico State University celebrated the lives of NMSU students, faculty, staff and alumni who passed away during the past year with a memorial service April 30 at Corbett Center.


A man rings a bell.
Kellen Tarkington, New Mexico State University fire department captain, rings a bell in honor of NMSU students, faculty, staff and alumni who died in the past year during the 2013-2014 memorial service April 30. (NMSU photo by Tiffany Acosta)

The NMSU Police Department and Dean of Students office sponsored the event, which is in its second year. Stephen Lopez, NMSU police chief, read the name of each student, faculty and staff member, while Kellen Tarkington, NMSU fire department captain, rang a bell for each person in remembrance.

NMSU students, faculty and staff remembered are Ralph Jay Apple, Tom J Bacic, Jesus Barrera, Barbara Ann Brokaw, Todd Aaron Carroll, Lorraine Erica Chavez, Nicholas R Clegg, James Harold Davis, Stefana Delgado Diaz, Devin Scott Ellis, Marge Latimer Estell, Javier Raul Ferrer, Jessie Fenton Fitzgerald, Joseph Genin, Kathrine Marie Graham, Terence Patrick Havey, William Andrew Heid, Jo Ann Hill, Patrice Jean Jaureguiberry, John Innes Jenkins, Gerald E. Kottmann, Kaiser Kunz, Sonia Denise Leon, Leeza Marie Lugo, Edward Lawrence Lunderville, Albert J. Lyon, Jeremy Lawrence Madrid, Don Sapien Martinez, Sue Haley McBrayer, Ruth Nancy Melin, Ricardo M Mendoza, Georgia Ann Misquez, William S Molden, Jesus Alfredo Morales, Noel Domingo Morales, Travis Rael, Bobby Jack Reeves, Clive Bruce Ringshall, Lupe M. Robles, Gabriel Saenz, Kenneth Saunders, Betty L Stevenson, Michael Edward Tarr, Ruth Estelle Turbeville, William Tyler, Amanda Varela and Kathleene West.

NMSU alumni honored are Jack L. Adams, George H. Allen, Aurea E. Allen, Wyatt D. Althoff, Spring Amendola, Alonzo G. Apodaca, Anthony D. Apodaca, David Apodaca, Robert C. Aragon, Odelio F. Baca, George L. Bailey, Alton L. Bailey, Lyle A. Barron, Laura A. Bartolucci, Edward J. Bartosik, Jimmy R. Bason, Victor G. Berner, Richard E. Beyer, Phil T. Blair, Paul J. Bocovich, Jeffrey A. Braun, Jeffrey E. Bright, James H. Brown, Ricki V. Brown, William G. Brownfield, Robert G. Bullard, Edgar D. Bush, Colleen M. Butler, Nazario C de Baca, Patricia M. Campos, Ron M. Carden, Michael L. Casados, Howard L. Clark, Gary L. Clark, Larry G. Coalson, Hope P. Coburn, Leonard L. Collins, James S. Connell, Robert P. Cotter, Leslie A. Coutant, Martha T. Cox, Danny R. Cruse, Ryan F. Daniell, James W. Daniels, Pamela S. Daugherty, Fred W. Davis, Luci M. Davis, Marvin D. Dawson, Manuel Diaz, Vernon Doak, David A. Donaldson, Tom C. Dorris, Jerry P. Dougherty, Donald L. Downs, Billy J. Dunn, Carol J. Dunn, Jade C. Ellis, Alexandra M. Ellis, James H. Ellison, Wallace B. Elms, Louisa O. Eshelman, Eugene Esplain, Marge L. Estell, Pablo H. Estrada, Thomas D. Feisel, Ernesto E. Felix, Eugene P. Felten, Nancy Ferrel, Harold L. Fields, Jessie F. Fitzgerald, Thomas C. Fraser, Pamela K. Frazier, Lilly A. Furphy, Maryna Gage, Paul D. Garcia, Janie M. Gifford, Joseph M. Ginanni, Donald D. Gohn, Consuelo L. Gooch, Katherine M. Graham, Robert P. Griset, Victoria A. Gurney, Fidel L. Gutierrez, Karen Gutierrez, Iola S. Gwizdowski, Elizabeth A. Halladay, Richard L. Handley, Fermina E. Hanson, David W. Harper, David A. Harrington, Saundra L. Harris, Bobbie E. Harrison, Richard W. Hautamaki, Shelley D. Hayner, James E. Heaston, Shelby A. Heiden, Stacey J. Heine, Laura M. Hernandez-Barrazus, John M. Herndon, Jo A. Hill, John P. Hilley, Marjorie M. Hillis, Alton R. Holliefield, Linda A. Howard, Edward N. Hoyt, Gary W. Huff, J. O. Hughes, John W. Hungate, Lauren L. Jabour, Carrah J. James, Martha R. Jameson, Corinne M. Jameson, Gabriel G. Jeantete, John I. Jenkins, Christopher E. Johns, Ruth T. Jones, William D. Kennon, Samuel B. Kenyon, James E. King, Howard E. Lacey, Robert A. Lapke, James H. Larkin, Mary H. Leininger, Leland Leonard, Benjamin Lopez, William A. Luckey, Patricia Lund, Albert J. Lyon, John P. Lyons, Judith M. Macaw, Carl R. Manning, Don S. Martinez, Marilyn H. Mascarenas, Ben Y. Mason, Sue McBrayer, Billy M. McCasland, Kairl S. McDonald, Thomas J. McMahon, Dolores Meier, Bernard Menkes, Gerald K. Metter, Eldon L. Miller, James I. Miller, Jennifer R. Mobley, Kyle E. Morrow, Paul B. Murphey, Martin E. Nesbitt, Deanna J. New, Mayo W. Neyland, John W. Ogden, Florina M. Ontiveros, Leonard E. Orsak, Evelyn Owens, Melvin L. Park, Willard D. Parsons, Carlton L. Patterson, Marydelle Polk, Caryl Porter, Bobby J. Reeves, James E. Reynolds, Deidre E. Rhoades, Matthew D. Rivera, James A. Robinson, Lupe M. Robles, David Rodriguez, Kathryn E. Romig, Sterne A. Roufa, Stanley Rubinstein, Paul E. Russell, Arthur R. Salas, Kathryn M. Schaefer, Roger W. Schmidt, Vodene J. Schultz, Patrick A. Sears, James F. Shively, Anita Silva, James R. Sims, David M. Sitler, Joan H. Small, Frederick V. Small, Samuel H. Smith, Gary G. Smith, Barbara S. Smith, William R. Smith, William Snellgrove, Muriel T. Spetzman, Betty L. Stevenson, Richard R. Storm, William J. Stringer, Raymond D. Taylor, Albert L. Terpening, Elsie J. Testa, Lise G. Thevenet-Clark, Robert H. Threlkeld, Brenda M. Timmons, Robert M. Togami, Jason L. Turner, Carroll A. Tuton, Mary A. Vandeveer, David C. Veazey, Rachel R. Veillon, Lawrence Wade, Madge E. Wallace, Albert F. Weber, Edwin W. Weise, Rita G. Wells, Richard G. Welsh, Robert L. Wheeler, Bobbye White, Norman C. White, Debra L. Wiest, Sandra Williams, Robert M. Wilson, Carleene Wimberly, John E. Worman, Erin E. Wright and Jose T. Ybarra.