Rosemarie Bolz


Rosemarie Bolz

Rosemarie Bolz, age 78, a resident of Valencia County, passed away on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, surrounded by her family.

She was born to Augustine and Alice Sedillo, and grew up with her brothers and sisters, Raymond (Frances) Sedillo, Toni (Freddy) Salas, Virginia (Jack) Coles, Celso (Betty) Sedillo, Gloria (Sam) Henson, Norena (Drew) Addington and Paul (Arlene) Sedillo.

Rosemary worked and retired from Valley Improvement Association. She was a member of the Pilot Club of Belen and San Clemente Parish.

She was preceded in death by Augustine and Alice Sedillo, Charlie Sedillo, Carlos “Chico” Tabet, Tommy Bolz and Justin Spears.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas Bolz; children, Charles (Laura) Tabet, Kathleen Groman, Anna Montoya, Karen (Mike) Landress and Kelly (David) Donaldson; and her special grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services took place at San Clemente Catholic Church in Los Lunas on Friday, May 28. Burial will take place at a later date.

The family would like to thank everyone for their love and support during this difficult time.

Please sign Rosemarie’s online tribute at Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen.


Julian G. Eylicio


Julian G. Eylicio

Julian G. Eylicio, age 87, a resident of Tomé, passed away on May 25, 2021.

He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tomé. Julian served his country in the U.S. Army and was a proud veteran. He was highly devoted to God, his family and his community.

Julian is preceded in death by his sons, Louie, Kenneth, Cristobal and Sam Eylicio; parents, Jose and Rose Eylicio; and brothers, Lorenzo and Louis Eylicio.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Flora; daughter, Berna; grandchildren, Josephine, Alvin, Chris and Jocilyn; great-grandchildren, Dayton, Zayzl, Mila and Krew.

Services took place on June 2 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tomé, and interment followed at the Tomé Cemetery with full Army honors.

Please sign Julian’s online tribute at Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen.


Angelina Guzman

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Angelina Guzman

Angelina Guzman, 73, passed away on May 19, 2021.

A 27-year resident of Belen, Angie is survived by her husband of 43 years, Tommy Guzman Jr.; her son, Adrian Guzman, of Plano, Texas; Timothy Guzman and granddaughter, Elizabeth, of Long Beach, Calif. She is also survived by her sisters, Elena Dutchover and Alicia Mora, of Belen, Elvira Thomas, of Orange, Calif., Anita Ogas, of Prescott, Ariz.; brother, Vicente Hernandez Jr., of Las Cruces; and brother-in-law, Evisalio “Bull” Padilla, of Belen.

Born in Las Cruces, Angie was preceded in death by her parents, Vicente and Eliza Hernandez, of La Mesa; her sister, Eva Padilla, of Belen; and brother, Arturo Hernandez, of Canutillo, Texas.

Angie was an active member of Calvary Chapel in Belen, an avid gardener and former employee of the Belen Schools, where she was a bus aide before retiring in 2008.

She will be remembered best by those whose lives she enriched with her warmth, compassion and willingness to assist wherever she was needed.

Services will be held at Calvary Chapel Rio Grande Valley on Saturday, June 19. A visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m., with a funeral service to be celebrated at 10 a.m.

Arrangements are being handled by the caring professionals at the Noblin Funeral Service Belen Chapel, 418 W. Reinken Ave., 864-4448, where an online guest register is available at


Virginia Marie Hall


Virginia Marie Hall

Virginia “Jenny” Marie Hall (aka MomMom), age 82, passed away on April 30, 2021.

Virginia was born on Oct. 3, 1938, in Charleston, West Virginia.

She is survived by her daughter, Tracy Howard and husband, Terry, their children, Tiffany and Aaron Luna, Jacob and Saada Howard, Samantha and Caleb Dutton; son, Toby Hall and wife, April, their children, Tina Hall and Joseph Taylor, Keri Hall and Bryan Pacheco, Randy Hall; great-grandchildren, Daniel, Justin, Nathan, Klarissa, Jayden, Kayla, Brett, Nicholas, Sierra, Andie, Lilly, MaKenzie, Kaydence, Kenzi, Colton, Paisley, Melah and baby on the way; great-great grandchildren, Ava, Justice, Liam, RaeLee and Sophia.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard Hall; daughter, Dina Marie; grandmother, Mary S. East; grandfather; Emerson R. East; two sisters and one brother.

Virginia grew up with her grandparents living in West Virginia. She worked as a cotton picker in her youth. They moved around a lot and ended up in Sunbury, Ohio, where she met the love of her life, Richard Hall, at a church youth group.

They were married shortly after she graduated from Big Walnut High School. They had daughter, Tracy, then ventured to New Mexico following road work. They ended up in Artesia, N.M., where they had their second daughter, Dina Marie. They then moved to Carlsbad, N.M., where they had their son, Toby.

In 1968, they moved to Los Lunas, where she owned many businesses through the years. She retired as a property appraiser.

Virginia traveled around the states with her love, Richard, meeting new friends and reconnecting with old friends. She loved her time in Florida. Virginia loved to golf, sew and go shopping with friends and family.

She was the queen bee of board games like Pegs and Jokers and Fast Track. She loved spending time with her grandchildren. She loved watching them play sports and taking them to the movies. She will be missed by many.

Services will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, June 4, at the First Baptist Church in Los Chavez, 9 Los Chavez Park Road.


Rachel Marie Martinez


Rachel Marie Martinez

Rachel Marie Martinez, age 30, a resident of Los Lunas, passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021.

She was a member of San Clemente Catholic Church.

A public viewing will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 9, at Romero Funeral Home Chapel. A Rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, June 10, at San Clemente Catholic Church, with a Funeral Mass following at 10 a.m. Interment will take place at a later date.

Please sign Rachel’s online tribute at Romero Funeral Home 609 N. Main St. Belen.


Kathy Steck


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Kathy Steck, 63, of Los Alamos.

Kathy was born May 10, 1958, in South Dakota, and welcomed into the arms of our Lord peacefully on May 24, 2021, in Los Alamos.

Kathy was a loving mother, grandmother, mother-in-law, sister, daughter and friend.

She was preceded in death by her beloved son, Terrance; her parents, Lawrence Erven and Patricia Flaherty Erven; and her siblings Sally, Bobby and Terry.

She is survived by her son, Jered and his, wife, Kiersten, and their two children Ethan (10) and Ainsley (8); her brothers and sister, Danny, Johnny, Ricky, Eddy, Billy, Tommy and Peggy; as well as her very loved many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Kathy will be remembered fondly for her many lifetime contributions to the Los Alamos community as well as her caring and loving charisma that she displayed throughout her life to friends, family, work clients and strangers.

Kathy worked many careers locally including several positions at LANB, providing lunches to school children and working for Los Alamos Public Schools. Ultimately, Kathy climbed the ladder from employee to successful owner of Kathy Steck Farmers Insurance of Los Alamos. Kathy was also very involved with the Ladies Auxiliary VFW for years.

Services for Kathy will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Los Alamos at 2 p.m., Thursday, June 3. All attendees are welcome to an informal reception at the VFW immediately following services.

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