Obituaries and Articles
Compiled by Marcena Thompson
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Oct. 13, 1944
Relatives were notified today of the death in a vehicle accident in France of Lt. Alex Armagnac, son of a pioneer Alamogordo family and a graduate of New Mexico Military Institute. Lieut. Armagnac, about two weeks ago was cited for capturing a German major and captain and 80 soldiers at the point of a machine gun in France. He was the son of the late Alex Armagnac and a grandson of the late R. Baldanado, early day resident here. His widow small son and mother survive.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hudseth are leaving today for Henrietta, OK., to attend the funeral services of their son-in-law, Capt. Wm. Sites, who was killed in a plane crash at La Junta, CA. Oct. 11. Mrs. Sites is the former Ferne Hudspeth of Las Cruces. She was living with her husband in La Junta.
Oct. 17, 1944
Frank Camurez of Chamberino, about 55, died on a ranch at Mr. Riley late yesterday from a heart attack. Sheriff Santos Ramirez reported today. Sheriff Ramirez accompanied by Peace Justice B. G. Chavez and a coroner's jury drove to a telegram disclosing the death and investigated the case.