Obituaries (05/30/2012)

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STEINNERD – Virginia “Ginny” M. Steinnerd, 90, died peacefully on Monday, May 28, 2012 surrounded by family at Good Samaritan Society in Socorro, NM. She was born in Catherine, KS on February 16, 1922, to Ferdinand  and Mathilda (Ubert) Walters.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil H. Steinnerd. Virginia is survived by her sons, Donald  and wife, Rita of Socorro, NM,  Michael and wife, Lynda of St. Louis, MO, Keneth and his wife, Jana of Tijeras, NM; and her daughter, Mary Joan  of Deerfield Beach, FL .  A rosary will be recited at San Miguel Mission Church on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 7:00 pm. A funeral mass will held at St. Bernadette’s Catholic Church in St. Louis, MO. and she will be laid to rest at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO. with her husband.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the San Miguel Misson Church Restoration Fund, 403 El Camino Real, Socorro, NM 87801.  To view information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com. Daniels Family Funeral Services, 309 Garfield St., Socorro, NM 87801. 575-835-1530.

FAGAN – Lawrence Neill Fagan, a longtime resident of Socorro County, passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2012. He was born on March 27, 1947 in Belen, NM, to Fuzzy and Vera Fagan. Larry worked as a Livestock Inspector for thirty eight years. He loved his job and loved the livestock industry. Larry had many talents, he was a gifted artist, working with paints, pencil, as well as sculpture, leather work was also a talent of his. He made many beautiful saddles, chaps and tack. Larry was a caring and compassionate man who cared deeply for his family, especially his grandchildren. Larry is survived by his longtime companion, Betty McDaniel of Socorro; his daughters, Macky Fagan-Padilla and husband Frankie, of Los Lunas, NM; and Petra Fagan of Lemitar, NM; his loving grandchildren, Lucas and Sterling Padilla, Bryan Fagan and Jacob and Jordan Kehler; and his sister Nan Lane and husband Terry of Bernardo, NM.  A Rosary will be recited on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 8:30 am at the San Miguel Catholic Church followed by a Mass of Resurrection which will be celebrated at 9:00 am with Father Andrew Pavlak. Interment will take place in the San Pedro Cemetery. A reception will be held at the San Antonio Fire Station. To view information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Larry’s care has been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services, 309 Garfield St., Socorro, NM 87801
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