Alexander Valdez, 31

Wednesday, December 3, 2003

Alexander Max Ishmael Valdez, 31, formerly of Glenns Ferry, died Nov. 15, 2003, in Aurora, Colo.

Graveside services were held Dec. 1 at Mountain View Cemetary in Mountain Home.

He was born Feb. 1, 1972, in Prescott, Ariz. Throughout his life he lived in many differenct places, including Arizona, Idaho, Indiana, Florida and Colorado.

He attended the ISU College of Technology, graduating from the diesel electric program in December 2000.

He was married to Debra Schmid, to whom the couple had two children, Brittanie and Wyatte Valdez. They were later divorced.

He later married his current wife, Tanya Peterson.

He is survived by: his wife, Tanya Peterson of Colorado; his children, Brittanie and Wyatte Valdez; his mother, Sharron Valdez of Mountain Home; brothers Mickey, Jr. and Brandon of Mountain Home, and Jed and his wife, Donna, of King Hill.

He was preceded in death by his father, Mickey Valdez, Sr., in January of this year.