|Birth: ||May 2, 1924|
South Dakota, USA
|Death: ||May 13, 2012|
Catherine May Rushford Alexander, age 88, long-time resident of Albuquerque and Santa Fe, went home to be with the Lord on May 13, 2012. Mrs. Alexander was born on May 2, 1924, in Oacoma, South Dakota to John Joseph Rushford and Eva Hanson Rushford. Catherine married James Knox Alexander II on March 25, 1946. Catherine was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and her sisters, Cleone Rushford Nicholson and Helen Rushford Boehme. Mrs. Alexander was a mother and housewife, became a licensed practical nurse and worked at Presbyterian Hospital and Anna Kaseman Hospital in Albuquerque. Catherine and her husband moved to Santa Fe where she worked at St. Vincent Hospital and retired. Catherine later moved back to Albuquerque to be closer to family. Catherine is survived by her son, James Knox Alexander III and his wife, Diane Alexander, her daughter, Evelyn Alexander and her husband, Thomas Kennerly. Mrs. Alexander also is survived by grandchildren, Wendy Sultzman and her husband, Kurt Sultzman, Jennifer Williams and her husband, James Williams, Paul Kennerly and his wife, Rebecca Kennerly, Daniel Kennerly and Stephanie Roe, James Knox Alexander IV and Joshua Alexander. Other survivors include great-grandchildren Kelsey, Eric and Dominic Sultzman, Katharine, Matthew, Brennan and Benjamin Williams and Alexis and Anya Kennerly. Mrs. Alexander also is survived by her brother, John Rushford and sister, June Rushford Travaille. Other survivors include cousins, nieces and nephews.
Interment will be at Santa Fe National Cemetery on Monday, May 21, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. At 12:00 p.m. that same day, a memorial service will be at Calvary of Albuquerque, 4001 Osuna Rd. NE, in Albuquerque.
James Knox Alexander (1923 - 2010)*
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: P Barela
Record added: May 17, 2012
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