Feb. 4

In Memorium - Ben Kerr, PGP (1979 - 1980)

Feb. 2

Memorial Services for Ms Elin Nykanin will be held at the Edgewood Masonic Lodge, Edgewood,  NM.  On February 18, at 2:30pm

Elin was a Past Matron of Estancia Chapter.

Feb. 2

It is with great sorrow that I inform you that Brother Ben Kerr, PGP passed away last night. There will be graveside services at the Hagerman cemetery, 10:00 am, Saturday February 4th.

Debbie Davis, PGM

Jan. 16

In Memorium - Jim Ottino, PGP (1988 - 1989)

Jan. 6

Brother Jim Ottino, PGP passed away Friday  evening (1/6).  Funeral arrangements are not made and will be several days away.  Sister Mary Lou is still in T.or C,  and  will be home sometime Saturday (today).
Betty Self, PGM

Dec. 11

It is with Great Sadness that I inform you of the passing of Brother Lonnie Hedrick, PP (19).  Brother Lonnie passed away on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016.  Services will be held on Tuesday, December 20th at 10:00 AM at the Ballut Abyad Temple in Albuquerque – then followed by a ceremony at the National Cemetery in Santa Fe at 3:00 PM.   If I receive any further information, I will pass it along

Dec. 8

Brother Gene Sjostrand, PP, a member of Adah Chapter #5, passed away on  Dec. 1st.  He was a Grand Organist 2005-2006 and also a Past Patron of Adah #5 1996-97, 1997-98, 1999-2000, 2005-06, 2009-10, and 2010-11. 
He was a member of Eastern Star #765 DesPlaines, IL and it was his primary chapter.  He affiliated with Adah #5 on April 7, 1995.
His Memorial Service will be held Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 10:00 am at St. John's Methodist Church, 2636 Arizona St. NE, Albuquerque, NM.
His obit was in the Albuquerque Journal on Sunday, Dec. 4th.

Margie Lowe
Adah Chapter #5

Oct. 22

Brother Kurt Parkinson (Son-in-law of John McCord) who lived in Las Vegas, NM and who was affiliated with Santa Fe Chapter #19 had a stroke around Veterans Day. He did not survive and was only 52 years old.  His wife Sister Margaret is a member of our Membership Board.  Cards, letters & prayers would be appreciated.

Her address is:
Margaret Parkinson
P.O. Box 3148
Las Vegas, NM 87701

Sept. 27

San Marcial's Sister Ellen Weimer passed away on Saturday (9/24).  Her services will be at St. Luke's Lutheran Church on Wednesday, September 28 at 11:00 am.  There will be an Eastern Star ceremony.  The address is:  9100 Menaul, NE in Albuquerque.  Cards can be sent to her family at:  11207 Morris Pl. NE, Albuquerque 87112.  Sister Ellen was 90 years old, a 50-year member, and the Chapter's Secretary for many, many years!  She was just awarded San Marcial's "Star of the Year!"  She is already missed!

Karen Robertson

June 8

In MEMORIAM - Georgia Ann Morphis, PGM (1997 - 1998)

Modified  February 14, 2017

Grand Chapter of New Mexico Order of the Eastern Star