6/7 Obituaries

Robert Pacheco Jr., 51
Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Helen Catholic Church in Portales.
Robert Joseph “Bobby” Pacheco Jr., 51, of Clovis, died Saturday, June 4, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.
He was born on Nov. 5, 1953, in Portales, to Robert Joseph and Connie Martinez Pacheco.
He married Darlene Pacheco on July 16, 2001, in Angel Fire. He served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army during Vietnam and the Gulf War. He was first sergeant for the New Mexico Army National Guard. He was an engineer for BNSF Railroad. He was a member of St. Helen Catholic Church, VFW Post 9515, American Legion Post 25, CPR instructor for Clovis and BNSF Railroad.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Danielle Pacheco.
Survivors include his wife; his parents; a son, Stuart Pacheco of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two daughters, Alisha Riden and Laura Riden, both of Clovis; four sisters, Linda Fike (and husband, Darin) of Clovis, Maggie Gardels (Kevin) of Portales, Flora Eckdahl (Gary) of Elmondorf Air Force Base, Alaska, Mary Ann Farmer (Jeff) of Concord, Ohio; a grandchild, Callie Acacia Pacheco of Latrobe, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Helen Catholic Church in Portales.
Father Tobin Hitt will officiate the services.
Burial will be at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis.
The Rev. Dick Ross will officiate the services.
Military Honors will be performed by the New Mexico National Guard.
Honorary pallbearers are family members, fellow guardsmen, and railroad employees.
Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis.

Pauline French, 81
Services: 2 p.m. (CDT) Friday at Griggs and Sons Funeral Directors in the Pioneer Chapel in Amarillo.
Pauline Harding French, 81, of Amarillo, died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Palo Duro Care Center in Canyon, Texas.
She was born on July 15, 1923, in Oklahoma, to Buhl Lee and Inez Harding.
She was raised and attended schools in the Causey community.
Survivors include a daughter, Jackqualene Kay Smith of Amarillo; a son, Robert Lee French of Odessa, Texas; a sister, Evelyn Berry (and husband, Chuck) of Roswell; a niece, Sabra A. Watson (Junior) of Rogers; three granddaughters; five great-granddaughters; and a great-grandson.
Per her wishes, her body was donated to Texas Tech University.
Arrangements are by Griggs and Sons Funeral Directors of Amarillo.