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Obituaries for June 23, 2005

Caroline P. Burnham

Caroline Paige Burnham, born in El Paso, Texas, on Jan. 28, 1978, passed away in an automobile accident near Yuma on May 29, 2005.

She attended Loretto Academy and Coronado High School in El Paso. Loving mother of Ethan John Mayne of Las Vegas. A free spirit who saw the country with a carnival before opening her own business in the food industry and serving on the Board of the Hackberry School District in Kingman. She will be deeply missed by all who loved her. In addition to her son, Caroline is survived by her mother and step-father, Dorothy and Peter Peca of El Paso; sisters, Kristen Burnham of Murrieta, Calif., and Meredith Peca of El Paso; brother, Samuel Peca of El Paso; grandmother, Elizabeth "Grammy" Schanz of Georgetown, Texas; uncle, William Schanz and wife, Fe of Issaquah, Wash.; and aunt, Marion Ratcliff and husband Jim of Georgetown.

A memorial service was held in Kingman on June 4. A graveside service is planned for 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, at Memory Gardens of the Valley, Santa Teresa, N.M. Arrangements are being handled by Sunset Funeral Homes-West in El Paso.