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Raton City Commission Meeting Monday Sept 8 at 12PM

 AGENDA

CITY OF RATON REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING

RATON CITY HALL, 224 SAVAGE AVE

       MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 AT 12PM

 

A regular meeting of the City Commission of the City of Raton will be held on September 8, 2014 at 12 p.m.  The Meeting will be called to order by Mayor Mantz. The following subjects will be considered by the City Commission and may be considered in any order that is most convenient for the City Commission. 

 I.               Meeting Called To Order – Mayor Mantz

 II.             Roll Call of the Members of the City Commission and determination of quorum.

 III.           Pledge of Allegiance to the U. S. Flag.

 IV.           Recognition of Visitors, Citizen of the Month and/or Presentation of Proclamation, Service Award, Congratulations, Condolences, Holiday Schedules and City/Municipal events – Mayor.

  • Next Regular Commission Meeting Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 6pm?
  • Proclamation: Assisted Living Week.

 V.             Comments from the General Public   

 VI.           Action items/Public Hearings/Ordinances/Resolutions/City Manager’s Report-The City Commission may discuss and/or take actions on the following agenda items:

A.    Approval of the August 25, 2014 Regular Commission Meeting Minutes.

B.    Deliberate and Act on a Dispatch Agreement between the City of Raton and the Town of Springer.

C.   Deliberate and Act on Resolution Lodger’s Tax Board Recommendations.

D.   Deliberate and Act on Juvenile Justice FY15 Grant Budget Adjustment.

E.    Deliberate and Act on Park Ave Drainage Bid Award.

F.    Deliberate and Act on Resolution 2014-32: MAP – 7607(914), Tiger Drive.

G.   Deliberate and Act on Resolution 2014-33: NMFA Local Government Planning Fund Application.

H.   Deliberate and Act on Resolution 2014-34: Budget Adjustment #2 FY15.

I.      City Manager’s Report 

 

  • Board Appointments
  • Municipal Officials Leadership Institute
  • Multimodal Archaeological Site Data Recovery
  • DOT Commission Meeting
  • Aging and Long Term Care Agreement
  • Commission Vacancy Appointment
  • Recognition/Appreciation/Information

 

 VII.         Adjournment

 

I, the undersigned authority do hereby certify that the above notice of meeting of the governing body of the City of Raton, New Mexico is a true and correct copy of the said notice and that a said copy of this notice was then posted on the front window of the City Hall of said City in Raton, New Mexico in a place convenient and readily accessible to the general public at all times, and said notice was posted on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 5 p.m. and remained so posted continuously at least 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.  Said notice was also posted in six public places (Library, Aquatic Center, Senior Center, County Courthouse, International Bank, Post Office) conveniently placed for the public. Also, KRTN Radio Station and the City of Raton Website will have the agenda posted prior to respective time limits designated for regular and special meetings. Please contact the City Clerk at 445-9551 or tgarcia@cityofraton.com if you have any questions or concerns.

/s/

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Tricia Garcia, City Clerk 

In Loving Memory of Nancy Ann Woodhouse Floyd

Nancy Ann Woodhouse Floyd 79, of Clovis, NM died Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at her home in Clovis, NM. Services will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Kingswood United Methodist Church with Rev. Layloni Drake officiating. Burial will be held at 1:30 pm Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Red Mountain Cemetery in Johnson Mesa, NM. Pallbearers will be her family and friends.

Nancy was born July 26, 1935 to Chuck and Ida (Kakuk) Woodhouse in Sugarite, NM. She married T.J. Floyd May 29, 1955 in Raton, NM and they raised three children wherever the railroad sent them. She worked as a Loan Officer for Santa Fe High Plains Federal Credit Union and was a member at Kingswood United Methodist Church. She loved baking, cooking for family and friends, and collecting southwest décor.

Survivors include her daughter, Denise (Hoyt) Morris of Clovis, NM; two sons, Dwayne Floyd and Darrin Floyd of Clovis, NM; a sister, Beverly (Chuck) Redd of Clovis, NM; sister-in-law, Barbara (Gerald) Miller of Pecos, NM; six grandchildren, Bryon (Marcie) Morris, Alesha (Corey) Isaacs, Beth Burns, Marcus (Sherrie) Morris, Carissa (Jared) Morris, and Brandon (Alicia) Floyd; 12 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Chuck and Ida; husband, TJ; in-laws, Thomas and Josephine Floyd; and brother-in-law, Wayne Floyd.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1856, Clovis, NM 88101.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Muffley Funeral Home 575 762-4435 muffleyfuneralhome.com

 

 

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In Loving Memory of Helen Coca

Helen Coca age 70 of Raton passed away on August 30th 2014 at her home. She was born on November 8th 1943 in Raton to Joe and Maria Maldonado.

Helen is survived by her husband Carlos of the family home, daughters Liza Saenz and husband Claudio of Raton, Connie Coca and companion Noah Harvey of North Pole, Alaska, sons Jose Coca and wife Joslyn of Phoenix, Arizona, and Joaquin Coca and wife Connie Leal Coca of Mesa, Arizona one sister Juanita Trujillo of Raton, grandchildren Jewlian, Michaela, Giovanni, Alexus, Aidan, Sophia, Nadia, Reyna, Eisavel, Myles, Lailiana, and Jahvon. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Helen is preceded in death by her parents Joe and Maria Maldonado, 4 siblings- 2 infant sisters and 2 infant brothers.

A viewing will be held on Friday September 5th in the chapel of the Alderette Pomeroy Funeral Home from 3pm to 6pm. Recitation of the Most Holy Rosary will take place on Saturday September 6th at 9:00am recited Deacon Thomas Alderette followed by the Solemn Mass of the Resurrection at 9:30am with Father John Trambley as the Celebrant. Rite of Committal and Interment to be at the Fairmont Cemetery. Dinner to follow services at the Parish Hall.

Arrangements for Helen Coca are under the care and direction of the Alderette Pomeroy Funeral Home of Raton.

Lady Tigers fall to Lady Dons

By Marty Mayfield

KRTN Multi-Media

C-Team

West 25  25

Raton  17  12

JV 

West 25  25

Raton 22  23

Varsity

West  25  25  25

Raton 13   6  12

It was a tough night for the Raton teams Tuesday as they hosted the West Las Vegas Lady Dons in a non-district game. 

The C-team girls, both Raton and West had rotation issues during both games which seemed to cause some confusion for the girls yet West managed to gain a lead and hold on to it. 

During the JV game the Raton girls put on a good show but fell short in both games. Ivy Fernandez had a good round of serves to keep game-1 close. But it was solid play that kept Raton close to West.

During the varsity games Raton simply couldn’t make things work. The girls were miss handling the serves with several balls glancing off their arms or fists as they went for the pass. Other times they simply couldn’t make their passes or get the set setup right. While West had their own problems they made fewer mistakes in game-1 but simply blew away Raton in the other two games. 

Raton will host Espanola Valley Saturday afternoon with the c-team games scheduled to start at 2:00 p.m.

Makayla Ley and Cierra Brooks go for the ball during the C-Team game Tuesday afternoon in tiger gym against the Lady Dons

Makayla Ley and Cierra Brooks go for the ball during the C-Team game Tuesday afternoon in tiger gym against the Lady Dons

 

Lauren Romero makes the pass as Natausha Ortega looks on during the JV game against West Las Vegas

Lauren Romero makes the pass as Natausha Ortega looks on during the JV game against West Las Vegas

 

Joslin Romero makes the pass during the JV game Tuesday evening.

Joslin Romero makes the pass during the JV game Tuesday evening.

 

Alicia Pais makes the play just out of bounds as Daisy Earle is set to back her up.

Alicia Pais makes the play just out of bounds as Daisy Earle is set to back her up.

 

Kristina Jansen and Montana Trujillo go for the block Tuesday evening.

Kristina Jansen and Montana Trujillo go for the block Tuesday evening.

 

Alicia Pais heads for another out of bounds ball to try to keep it in play.

Alicia Pais heads for another out of bounds ball to try to keep it in play.

 

The ball falls in open court as the girls look on

The ball falls in open court as the girls look on

 

Kristina Jansen reaches out to keep the ball in play as Alicia Pais goes to the floor to keep the ball in play

Kristina Jansen reaches out to keep the ball in play as Alicia Pais goes to the floor to keep the ball in play

Raton Police Blotter September 2014

September 30, 2014

ARRESTS:

Jose A. Islas Jr.: (23) Two Bench Warrants both for failure to appear to court
Gilbert C. Romero: (25) Arrest Warrant – reporting and employment

 

CITATIONS:

Mike Earls: no city dog tags

Casey Romero: invalid suspended license, no proof of insurance, expired tags

Roxann Mares: no proof of insurance

Matthew Duran: operator to be licensed

Jason Ripper: speeding

Alberto Garcia: failure to stop and no proof of insurance

Meagan Trantham: driver to be licensed, failure to signal, failure to stop

Raul Avila: no proof of insurance

Kevin Espinoza: expired registration

Brenda Blaubach: expired registration and invalid suspended license

Jonathan Cardenas: no proof of insurance 

 

September 29, 2014

ARRESTS:

George Aguirre: (37) Two Bench Warrants-both for failure to pay, Fugitive Complaint/Colorado/failure to appear and resisting,

evading, obstructing an officer

Leon Johnson (63) driving while license suspended/revoked

Gabriel Clofas Mares (29) Fugitive Complaint/Colorado for

Contempt of court/ failure to comply

 

INCIDENTS:

Fraud

Larceny

Criminal damage to property

Shoplifting

 

CITATIONS:

Viola Segura: speeding

Antonio Sanchez: seatbelt violation and no proof of insurance

David Aragon: seatbelt violation

Glenda Meeks: speeding

Jo Jimmie Ganatta: speeding

Paula Grantham: speeding

Jessie Garcia: operator to be licensed

Anthony Rawson: speeding

Jacob Montano: speeding

Peter Cordova no U turn

Marvin Fleming: no proof of insurance

Filbert Sandoval: seatbelt violation /invalid-suspended license and expired registration

John De Herrera: driver to be licensed, no proof of insurance

Timothy Samora: invalid-suspended license

Justin Gonzales: driving while headlights required, open container

Stefen Varela: speeding and no proof of insurance

Frank Rodriguez: seatbelt violation and expired insurance

Kevin Espinoza: expired registration 

 

September 26, 2014

ARRESTS:

Brittany Amber Trujillo: (21) Bench Warrant x 2 both for failure to appear

Brandon Mares: (18) Bench Warrant / failure to appear

 Tiffany Pacheco: (40) battery against household member, disorderly conduct x 2

 
INCIDENTS:  

Larceny / tampering with evidence
 

CITATIONS:

Joe L. Martinez:  shoplifting

Leroy E. Martinez:  larceny & tampering with evidence

Kevin Dydyk: speeding

Aaron Sedillo: no proof of insurance

Jessica Vasquez: no proof of insurance x 2, seatbelt violation

Joe Trujillo: brake light not working

Charles Varela: driver to be licensed

Mike Moore: improper turning

Randy Marchiondo: failure to signal

Melynda Nemecek: speeding

Alan Martinez: seatbelt violation, no proof of insurance

Tamara Mendez: driver to be licensed, equipment violation

Kari Schenk: no proof of insurance

Brandon Martin: no proof of insurance 

 

September 25, 2014

ARRESTS:

Joe A. Martinez: (30) possession of controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, Arrest Order / state laws-drugs

Joshua J. Trujillo: (25) Bench Warrant / failure to appear

CITATIONS:

Fidel Chavez: invalid/suspended driver’s license, no proof of insurance or registration

Samuel Rosemund: seatbelt violation

Jasmine Conley-Vasquez: seatbelt violation

Raul Lino Abelardo: speeding

Leonard Thomas: seatbelt violation

Zachariah Fernandez: no proof of insurance

Christopher Lewis: no proof of insurance

Lee Shields: no proof of insurance 

 

September 24, 2014

ARRESTS:

Andrew F. Martinez: (37) Arrest Warrant /aggravated assault

(deadly weapon)  two counts

INCIDENTS:  

Larceny

CITATIONS:

Eric Young: seatbelt violation

William Kirk: speeding

Casey Martinez: speeding

Ramon Alvarado: speeding

Patrick Mastrantoni: no registration, no proof of insurance, driver to be licensed

Alfred Cruz: no proof of insurance, seatbelt violation

Oneisha Fernandez:  seatbelt violation, no proof of insurance

Dixie Trujillo: seatbelt violation

Andrew Martinez: expired registration, invalid suspended license

Desiree Martinez: no city dog tags

Charlene Sandoval: larceny 

 

September 23, 2014

ARRESTS:  

Kari Schenk: (26) Bench Warrant failure to appear

Jeremiah A. Martinez: (23) Arrest Warrant/battery against

house hold member

Josiah Brent Mendez: (19) driving while suspended/revoked

CITATIONS:

Josiah Mendez: driving while license suspended/ revoked

Stephan Brad Lanier: speeding, expired registration and no proof of insurance

 

 

September 22, 2014

ARRESTS:  

Jonathon Madrid: (16) JPPO Warrant /violation of conditions or probation, release or supervised release

John A. Gonzales: (48) unlawful use of license (suspended/revoked)

  

INCIDENTS:    

Larceny

Shoplifting  

              

CITATIONS:

Daniel Vigil: shoplifting

Tina M. Lopez: criminal damage to property

John Gonzales: expired tags, no proof of insurance and suspended revoked license

Tamara Mendez: driver to be licensed

Dennis Gonzales: seatbelt violation

Angelo Romero: no proof of insurance and driver to be licensed

Matthew Bernal: seatbelt violation (passenger)

Ashley Mondragon: stop sign violation

Ronny McDowell Jr.: seatbelt violation and driver to be licensed

Breana Yardis: seatbelt violation, expired tags and driver to be licensed

Angelo Romero: driver to be licensed

Kenneth Segura: no proof of insurance

Vanessa Wheatley: speeding

Theresa Granado: no proof of insurance

Kenneth Segura: seatbelt violation           

 

September 19, 2014

ARRESTS:    

Marlon Rabago-Cordova: (42) Two Bench Warrants / failure to comply with conditions of probation

Samuel Vigil: (34) suspended / revoked license

Bobby A. Harold: (27) Resisting/evading/obstructing an officer (7 counts) Arrest Order / violated probation conditions, state laws and drugs

 

CITATIONS:

James Lujan: seatbelt violation, no proof of insurance

Fredrick Martinez: no proof of insurance and expired tags

Junior Trefethen: failure to stop, no proof of insurance, expired tags

Traci Nichols: no proof of insurance

Fidel Chavez: suspended license, no proof of registration or insurance

Samuel Vigil: suspended/revoked license

Joseph DiLisio: seatbelt violation and no proof of insurance

Marlene Valdez: no proof of insurance

Celina Mares: driver to be licensed

Jason Bernal: expired temp tags, no proof of insurance, suspended license

Angela Stockton: no proof of insurance and driver to be licensed

Monica Cordova: no proof of insurance and driver to be licensed

Pauletta Marshall: dog at large

Maria Casarez: dog at large and no city dog tags

Jamie Chavez: dog at large and no city dog tags 

 

September 18, 2014

INCIDENTS:

Shoplifting

Larceny (2 incidents)
    

CITATIONS:

Alisha Morphew: speeding

Cora Ortiz: speeding

 

September 17, 2014

ARRESTS:

Trisha Rife: (26) Two Bench Warrants for failure to appear

INCIDENTS:

Larceny

Criminal damage to property (2 incidents)

CITATIONS:

Harley Grondin-Smith: speeding

Hollie Lampro: speeding

Chrystal Estep: seatbelt violation, speeding, driver to be licensed

Christina B. Ortiz: criminal damage to property

John Smith: dog at large (2 counts)

 

 

September 16, 2014

ARRESTS:

Orlando Sanchez: (35) Restraining Order Violation, stalking and criminal damage to property

Fidel Chavez: (63) Bench Warrant / failure to pay fines  

CITATIONS:

Isidro Lopez: dog at large and vicious animal

Cody Long: dog at large  

 

September 15, 2014

ARRESTS:

Yalina Saenz: (20) Bench Warrant for failure to appear

Larry Sanchez: (42) Battery against a household member, resisting/evading/obstructing an officer (2counts) and criminal damage to property

INCIDENTS:

Criminal damage to property

CITATIONS:

John Warder: speeding

Tory Pais: invalid expired license

Phillip Mendez: operator to be licensed

Maria Martinez: no proof of insurance

 

 

September 12, 2014

INCIDENTS

one incident of battery against household member

one incident of abandonment/abuse of a child

one incident of criminal damage

one incident of prohibited nuisance

 

ARRESTS

Johnny Abe Vigil (30)                   extortion & telephone harassment

                                                 

CITATIONS ISSUED

Kelsey Bird                                 seatbelt violation

Eddie Cardenas                           equipment violation, expired registration, & no     insurance

Latausha Casias                         equipment violation & no insurance

Alfredo Fernandez                       seatbelt violation

Calvin Fischer                             no insurance

Patricia Gonzales                        expired registration & driving while license          suspended

Katrina James                            seatbelt violation

Darlene Jaramillo                       speeding 33/25

Eddie Lawrence                           no insurance

Elisha Martinez                           speeding 45/30

Leroy Martinez                            no insurance & driving while license suspended

Louis Martinez                            stop/yield violation

Virginia Martinez                        speeding 28/15 – school zone

Dolores Romero                           speeding 45/35

Joshua Romero                           stop/yield violation

Nikki Salazar                              child restraint

Jeremiah Sanchez                       no insurance & speeding 41/35

Johnny Abe Vigil                         seatbelt violation, speeding 33/25, & equipment   violation

Catherine Walker                        failure to stop at flashing light – school zone

Anthony Zamora                          stop/yield violation

 

September 11, 2014

ARRESTS:

Kayla Paige Barger: (23) Arrest Order failure to report

CITATIONS:

Courtney Larson: no proof of insurance

Karl Lucero: seatbelt violation

Ronald Malott: speeding, no proof of insurance, expired registration

Mark Valdez: seatbelt violation

Alex Kolb: seatbelt violation

Gary Grey: prohibited nuisance x 2

WARNING CITATIONS:

Courtney Larson: speeding

Anita Wright: speeding 

 

September 10, 2014

INCIDENTS:

Aggravated assault      

CITATIONS:

Antonio O. Cordova: injuring or tampering with a motor vehicle

Steven Wilson: dog at large (2 counts), no city dog tags (2 counts) and vicious animal (2counts) 


September 9, 2014 (None)

 

September 8, 2014

ARRESTS:

Yolanda Vasquez: (38) driving while license suspended/revoked

David Licon: (22) Bench Warrant failure to appear

Christopher T. Fissel: (22) Three Bench Warrants for failure to comply with conditions of release and two counts of resisting/evading/obstructing an officer

Felix Esquivel: (41) Two Bench Warrants for failure to appear

 

INCIDENTS:

Larceny

Burglary (residential)

Burglary (storage units)

CITATIONS:

Michael Garcia: driver to be licensed

Manuel Manzanilla: seatbelt violation and no proof of insurance

Felix Martinez: seatbelt violation

Yolanda Vasquez: suspended revoked license

Melissa Costin: seatbelt violation

Marvin Fleming seatbelt violation

Richard Barela III: seatbelt violation and no proof of insurance

Vanessa Sanchez: improper turning resulting in accident and no proof of insurance

Traci Nichols: no proof of insurance

 

 

September 5, 2014

ARRESTS:

David Licon: (22) Arrest Order for failure to report

INCIDENTS:

Unlawful taking of a motor vehicle

Shoplifting

CITATIONS:

Frank Rodriguez: no city dog tags

Gloria Ann Bryant: shoplifting 

 

September 4, 2014

ARRESTS:

Xanadu A. Vigil: (23) Texas Warrant of Arrest for failure to appear

Alex Kolb: (26) Arrest Order / drugs

Benito Chavez III: (22) Arrest Warrant (Mora County) for failure to appear, Arrest Warrant (Colfax County) for aggravated assault (2counts), criminal damage to property and conspiracy

 

September 3, 2014

ARRESTS:

Robyn Mendez: (17) Resisting, evading or obstructing an officer and disorderly conduct

Xanadu A. Vigil: (23) Bench Warrant three counts of forgery

Andrew Romero: (29) Bench Warrant four counts of larceny of stolen property

CITATIONS:

Miquela Tapia: seatbelt violation

Monica Cordova: expired registration and no proof of insurance and driver to be licensed

Samantha Gonzales: speeding

Randy Mata: no proof of insurance

 

 

September 2, 2014

INCIDENTS:

Criminal damage to property (2 incidents)

Falsely obtaining services

Shoplifting

Larceny

Burglary (vehicle) two incidents

Burglary (residential)

Battery

CITATIONS:

Eva Chavez: dog at large and no city tags

Brittani Garcia: no proof of insurance

Jason Grine: speeding and no proof of insurance

Christina Ortiz: no proof of insurance

 

In Loving Memory of Stan Kneller

Stan Kneller, age 78, of Rural Rolla, Kansas, passed away on Friday, August 29, 2014 in Clayton, New Mexico. Survivors include 2 daughters; Sherri and Syndi, 1 granddaughter; Courteney and her husband Eddie, 1 grandson; Andrew and his wife Shelley and 3 great-grandchildren; Allyson, Alexander and Dallas. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements by Hass Funeral Directors in Clayton.

In Loving Memory of Janet Dillon

Janet Dillon, age 69, died Monday, September 1, 2014 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church in Clayton, New Mexico with Rev. Robert Hunt, pastor officiating. Burial will follow in the Clayton Memorial Cemetery by Hass Funeral Directors of Clayton, New Mexico. 

Janet Dillon was born on December 12, 1944 to Hartsel Wright and Donna Irene (Clifton) Wright. She was raised on a ranch a few miles south of Clayton until they moved into Clayton in the mid 1950’s. Janet attended school in Clayton and graduated from Clayton High School in 1962. She worked for Montgomery Wards for many years and later she was the manager at KLMX Radio Station in Clayton for several years until she retired in 2010. Janet loved to play bridge, golf and pool and she enjoyed gambling. In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death by 2 brothers; Jerry Don Wright and Billy Joe Wright and by a nephew; Billy Craig Wright. 

SURVIVORS: 

2 DAUGHTERS: Teri Dillon of Raleigh, North Carolina and Tina Parkhill and her husband Lance of Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

1 SON: Brett Dillon and his wife Jennifer of Clayton, New Mexico. 

4 GRANDCHILDREN: Devon Dillon and Emily Dillon both of Clayton, New Mexico and Dillon Parkhill and Julia Parkhill both of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

In Loving Memory of Louise Wilson

Louise Wilson, age 87, died Friday, August 29, 2014 in Clayton, New Mexico. 

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at the Amistad United Methodist Church in Amistad, New Mexico with Rev. Robert Hunt and Lynn Clay, officiating. Burial will follow in the Amistad Cemetery by Hass Funeral Directors of Clayton, New Mexico. 

Louise Wilson was born on April 16, 1927 in Springer, New Mexico to Clinton Elias Bell and Mary Thelma (Steele) Bell. Louise lived most of her life in the Hayden and Amistad area of Union County. She did crocheting and knitting work and won numerous ribbons in the fair. She was a longtime member of the Amistad United Methodist Church, the New Mexico Study Club and the Garden Club. The kids in vacation bible school were always very important to her. In addition to her parents, Louise was preceded in death by 2 sisters; Ruth Bell and Betty Earle and by 2 brothers; Harold Bell and Bill Bell. 

SURVIVORS: 

2 DAUGHTERS: Linda Earle and Glenda Earle both of Midland, Texas. 

2 SISTERS: Adella Jesse of Vaughn, Montana and Lucy Scott of Harrah, Oklahoma. 

3 BROTHERS: Houston Bell of Judsonia, Arkansas, Bob Bell of Lindsborg, Kansas and Ben Bell of Vaughn, Montana. 

MEMORIALS: The family suggest that memorials be made to the Amistad United Methodist Church, PO Box 325, Amistad, New Mexico 88410.