Marion Blancett Gebel, age 72, passed away on August 13, 2021. She was a resident at Good Life Memory Care in Los Lunas since May 6, 2021 and had been affected by Alzheimer’s.
Cremation has taken place in accordance with her wishes.
A Graveside Service for Marion will be held at one o'clock in the afternoon on Monday, October 4, 2021 at Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City, New Mexico. She will be interred near her family. Officiating is Mr. Roddy Rogers of Silver City Church of Christ.
Marion was born June 6, 1949 at Santa Rita, NM and proud to be “Born in Space” as the town is now part of the Chino Copper Mine pit. She was the daughter of Edith Stewart Blancett and V.H. Blancett. Marion grew up in Inglewood, CA and received a 2 year degree at El Camino College, then moving on to Northern, AZ University in 1972 where she majored in Geology. She married Dana C. Gebel in 1980 a NAU friend and followed by his various careers through UT, CO, and finally NM. Marion worked for AT&T and its later owners, Sunwest Bank and its owners, Nature’s Way Nursery, finally working for RAKS here in Los Lunas.
We had no children, but loved many family dogs. Marion loved gardening, quilting, cross-stitching, and her friends and neighbors.
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