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WILSON, Belinda Lee
WILSON, Belinda Lee Belinda passed away on January 1, 2015 at her home in Lancaster, California. Belinda was a long time resident of Lancaster, California and Alamogordo, New Mexico. She is survived by her husband Rick V. Wilson of Alamogordo, New Mexico; her son Craig V. Wilson of Lancaster, California and her daughter Elizabeth Ivy Wilson of Lancaster, California. Belinda was born to Carl and Carol Brown Orthoefer on December 24, 1959 in San Antonio, Texas. She has two sisters, Tracy Pirie of Oak View, California and Amanda Scott of Louisville, Kentucky; two brothers, Scott Orthoefer of Louisville, Kentucky and Dale Orthoefer of Los Angeles, California. Belinda and Rick were married on December 30, 1977 in Alamogordo, New Mexico. In December 1983 they started CDR Construction, Inc. where Belinda worked as the Secretary/Treasurer of the company which is also known as Sandstarr Homes, LLC. She relocated to the Lancaster area as the company expanded to California. She has also lived and worked in the Cincinnati, Ohio area. She loved to fish and play bingo, but her greatest passion was animals. She found great pleasure in rescuing abandoned animals that needed someone caring and compassionate, like herself. She was a loving wife and a wonderful mother with numerous nieces and nephews in Alamogordo, New Mexico and Louisville, Kentucky area. She had many life long friends, Bob and Jackelyn Baker, Sue and Don Pilgrim, Bob and Brenda Rainwater, Steve and Jill Gutierrez and Ted and Jolene DiLucchio. Belinda was preceded in death by her mother Carol Brown, grandmother Ivy White and her father Carl F. Orthoefer who passed away on December 30, 2014. A Memorial Service will be held at the Alamogordo Funeral Home Chapel located at 2301 First Street at 3:00 pm on Monday, January 12, 2015. A reception will follow at the Fraternal Order of Eagles located at 471 24th Street. An Inurnment Ceremony will be held at the Fern Creek Funeral Home, 5406 Bardstown Road in Louisville, Kentucky for Belinda L. Wilson and for her father Carl F. Orthoefer at 12:00 pm on Friday, January 16, 2015. Final placement of the ashes will be at the Jefferson Town Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky. The Wilson family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the arrangements. To sign the online register book, please visit .

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