Theodore “Ted” E. Theisen, a devoted husband and father, died at Memorial Medical Center, in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on Thursday, April 9, 2015. He was 88.

Mr. Theisen was born on Aug. 30, 1926, in Schenectady, to Mildred Dingman Theisen and Theodore Theisen.

Blanche M. Pratt, the former owner of Candy Kraft Candies, died on Sunday, March 22, 2015. She was 96.