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2 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2014 nd.campaign for New Mexico women, girls launched New Mexico women and to improve the lives of women girls-need you. and girls in our state -- any , NewMexicoWomen.Org is amount is appreciated! How launching our Take a Stand cam- many women and girls can YOU paign to raise one dollar for each and 2tour network take a stand of the 1.04 million New Mexi- and donate for? can women and girls. Right now: Funds raised through this 42 percent of New Mexico campaign go to support organi- girls are not proficient in reading, zations who are working in47 percent are not proficient in unique and innovative way to math and 81 percent are not pro- improve the quality of life for ficient in science. women and girls in New Mexico. 32 percent of New Mexico Whether you invest $1 or women will experience domestic $10,000, you are taking a stand violence in their lifetime. 14 percent of New Mexico women over 65 live in poverty. 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We all need to Take a Stand for New Mexico's women and girls together! DUI, DWI arrests reported- GRMC Auxiliary spreads holiday cheer In the spirit of giving, the members of the Gila Regional Medical Center Auxiliary partnered with GRMC to donate the fixings for six Thanksgiving dinners including the turkey! Six selected GRMC Caregivers were'surprised with these much needed and appreci- ated holiday gift baskets. Pictured left to right are GRMC Auxiliary Secretary Gloria Guerra and GF~MC Chief Executive Officer Brian Cunningham with one of the baskets Submitted by GRMC/Si/ver City Submitted by BYAILordsburg The following arrests were made by area law enforcement agencies between July 1 and No- vember 30, 2014 Lordsburg Police Department: 4 DWIs, 1 DUI (high on cocaine), 4 Underage Drinking citations Hidalgo County Sheriff's De- partment: 1 DWI, 1 Contribut- ing to delinquency of a minor, and 3 Underage Drinking cita- tions. New Mexico State Pofiee: 4 DUIs (drugged) Charles R. Walter Charles Raymond Walter, 88, passed through the veil to re- turn home into the loving em- brace of Heavenly Father, His Son, Jesus Christ, and his parents and brother on Tuesday Decem- ber 9, 2014, in West Jordan, Utah. Charles was born in Lordsburg, New Mexico February 19, 1926, to Charles David Walter and Ena Agnes Richins Walter. He and his two brothers, Howard and David, were raised in Lordsburg, and at- tended school there. It was while in high school that he met his sweetheart Pearl Leona Hammond. They were married on Charles' 18th birthday, February 19, 1944 in Lordsburg. Charles joined the Army Air corps May 30,1944 and served primarily as a tail gunner on a Consolidated B-24 Liberator aircraft. He was stationed mainly in the Phillippines'. After the war, Charles came home and was employed by the Community Public Service Com- pany at the electric power plant in Lordsburg which later became Texas-New Mexico Power Com- pany. He eventually became Su- perintendent of the plant and re- tired in 1984. He and Pearl moved to Dickenson, Texas, where he was employed by Capi- tal Co-Gen. After a secondretire- ment in 1992, they moved to Las Cruces, New Mexico then in 2012 moved to Utah to live with their son Charles Jr. Charles was also a volunteer firefighter in Lordsburg and served as Fire Chief for many years. He also worked with the police depart- ment as a volunteer. He was an active member of the community, serving on the city council and Week Inspiration in other capacities. Charles was to the Lordsburg Ward Relief So- a member of the Church of Jesus ciety, and everyone who took part Christ of Latter-day Saints, and in or helped with the service. served as bishop of Lordsburg Ralph K.Y0ung Ward for about two years. He loved hunting, especially with his July 23, 1929 - December 15, bird dogs. He also loved playing 2014 golf. It is with a heavy heart and Charles is survived by his much sorrow that we announce wife, Pearl, his son .Charles the passing of our beloved father, (Lorraine), daughter Ronda Ralph K. Young. Our Dad was a Richardson (Bernard), and son longtime resident of Lordsburg, Keith (Pat), 15 grandchildren, NM. He passed away on Decem- 48 great grandchildren, and 1 ber 15, 2014 at the Sunshine Ha- great-great grandchild. He is ven Nursing Home. also survived by his brother He was one of six children David (Anna) and many nieces, born to Samuel H. and Mary Jane nephews, cousins, in-laws and Baggett Young. A Korean War friends. Veteran, Our Dad continued his He is preceded in death by service to his country with the his parents, Charles and Ena, his New Mexico National Guard for brother Howard, a great-grand- over 25 years. During his lifetime, daughter Emily and a great-he worked in a variety of occu- grandson Reese. pations, including telephone Services were held at the lineman for.the City of Colum- Lordsburg Ward of the Church of bus New Mexico, signal mainte- Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, nance worker for Southern Pa- on Saturday, December 13, 2014, cific Railroad, E.J Short and with Bishop Roger Payne presid- Sons, maintenance worker for the ing. Pallbearers wereKeithWalter City of Lordsburg and as a (son), Nathan Walter (grandson), Lordsburg Public School janitor. Kurt Walter (grandson), Davin Our Dad was also employed by Richardson (~randson), Daron F0y Powell Plumbing and was Richardson (~randson), Rex wellknown in the Lordsburg area. Walter(grandson). Honorary Pall- He was a proud member of bearers: Charles Walter, Jr. (son), LULAC, Elks Lodge and the lo- David Walter (brother), Bernard cal VFW. Richardson, Jr. (sort-in-law), Scott ~ He is survived by his wife, Richardson (grandson), Michael Mary Young of Lordsburg and six Walter (grandson), Jason Kupiec sons Gary (Lordsburg,NM), Rob- (grandson in-law), David Smith ert (Las Cruces, NM), James (grandson in-law), Steve Havertz (Tulsa, OK), Ruben (Dodge City, (grandson in-law), Scott KS), Mark (Lordsburg) and David Winterton (grandson in-law), Eric Young (Twenty Nine Palms, CA)i Walter (nephew), Patrick In addition, he leaves 17 grand5- O'Rielley (grandson in-law), children and two great grand chil- Clint Tregaskes (grandson in- dren. law), Preston Thomson (grandson He was preceded in death by in-law), and Brad Peterson (grand- two daughters, Mary Frances and son in-law). Charles was laid to Julie Christine. rest at Mountain View Cemetery, Services were held at the Lordsburg, New Mexico, withFirst Baptist Church of Veteran Honors. Lordsburg on Saturday, Decem- The family would like to ber 20, 2014. thank, with all our hearts, every- Entrusted to the care of one who showed such wonderful Baca's Funeral Chapels, exclu- kindness. For all of the nurses and sive provider for "Veterans and therapists from Reliance Home Family Memorial Care". To sign Health, Adagio Hospice, the online guest book or to send McDougal Funeral Home in Utah, a card, please visit our website at Baca Funeral Chapels in Deming and.for all of the cards and flow- 3805 Delk Drive, Silver City, ers that were sent. Special thanks NM 88061, 575-388-2334 ~ i I It