Deaths and funerals (04/04/13)


Tory Carolyn Beerntsen
Our little angel Tory Carolyn Beerntsen was guided into heaven this Easter Sunday, March 3.
Although her life was short, she will forever be loved and remembered by all. We only held you in our arms for a short time. You are in our hearts always.
She is preceded in death by her great-grandma, Agnes Fameree; great-grandpa, Jule Fameree; great-grandpa, Glenn Beerntsen; great-uncle, James Fameree; and also many relatives and friends who will watch over her.
Tory is survived by her mother, Amanda Beerntsen; grandma, Ida Fameree; grandpa, Steve Beerntsen; great-grandma, Iva Beerntsen; uncle, Andrew and Sarah; auntie, Allison; auntie, Carrie; auntie, Kim; great-aunt, Mary and Leah; great-aunt, Jean; great-aunt, Jojo; great-aunt, Judy; great-aunt, Joann and Dennis, and also countless family and friends who will always love her.
A viewing will be held at Romero Funeral Home at 5 p.m, Friday, April 5. Interment will be at a later date.
Amanda and Ida would like to give special thanks to Kim, “You held us together.” Also, the staff of University of New Mexico Hospital, Dr. Erin Murata, and Marissa, who helped deliver Tory. Also, the special care unit nurses, Donette and Misty, who gave us priceless memories and all the staff for the respect and compassion they have shown during this difficult time for us.
Thank you for all the care and concern shown for Amanda, Dr. Arizia, Dr. Rapaport and Dr. Mozurkewich, and their staff.
Ida would also like to thank all our new friends here in New Mexico, this is our home and you are family.
Sign Tory’s online register book at Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen.

Rex O. Kneedler, Sgt., USAF (ret.)
Rex O. Kneedler, age 84, a resident of Bosque Farms, passed away on Tuesday, April 2.
He retired as a sergeant in the United States Air Force after serving for 23 years. He then worked in the copper mines in Arizona, and as a superintendent for Cutter Repaving until 1981.
Rex was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ed and Nora Kneedler; daughter, Rita Kathleen Grandstaff; three sons, Rex O. Jr., Rory Shawn and Randal Lee.
He is survived by his wife, Rose Mary; Robin Elaine Finlayson Baca, of Roton, Fla., Ramona Kay Mayle (Richard), of Bosque Farms; sister, Margia Bryant (Eddy); four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Farewell our husband, father and friend. He requested cremation with no services.
Arrangements are being handled by the caring professionals at the Noblin Funeral Service Los Lunas Chapel, 866-9992, 2211-D Main St., where an online guest register is available at

Mary Doris Neiderman
Mary Doris Neiderman, 85, long time resident of Albuquerque, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 30.
She is survived by her children, Linda (Roy) Duty, Larry Neiderman, Carl (Teresa) Neiderman, Janet (Douglas) Roshau; brother, Bennie Snow; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Retired TSgt. Charles Neiderman; two sisters and one brother.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and an spiritual inspiration to all she knew, and will be greatly missed.
She loved handcrafts, especially painting and many own and enjoy her work.
Services will be at French-University Chapel in Albuquerque, Thursday April 4, starting with visitation from noon to 2 p.m., with funeral services following. Interment will be at 9:45 a.m., Friday April 5, at the Santa Fe National cemetery.
Visit the online guest book for Mrs. Neiderman at

Charlie Trujillo
Died 2013
Charlie Trujillo, 49, of Los Lunas, was called home Monday to sit at the side of our Father. He passed April 1, surrounded by family who loved him dearly.
Charlie loved life. He enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with his family. Charlie was a loving father, brother, grandfather and friend to many.
He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents; and his fiancé, Delilah Artiaga.
He is survived by his parents, Vicky and Cheo Trujillo; his sisters, Jennifer Trujillo-Sanders and her husband, Dave Sanders, and Debi Trujillo, his children, Derik Chavez and wife, Erica Chavez, and Amber Trujillo; his grandchildren, Damian and Dayah Chavez; his nephews, Jared and Justin Sanders; and his extended family.
Special thank you to friends of the family for their loving care and support and continued prayers. Also thanks to Riverside Funeral Home for assisting with the arrangements.
The family will receive friends beginning at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 4, with a Rosary to be recited at 7:30 p.m. at San Clemente Parish. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Friday, April 5,  also at the church. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Riverside Funeral Home of Los Lunas, 820 Main St. NE, 565-1700. Please visit Charlie’s online guest register at