Donelle Maurine Carson Hawthorne

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By The Staff

HAWTHORNE – Donelle Maurine Carson Hawthorne, 89, a resident of Santa Fe, N.M., passed away Thursday, May 22, 2008, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Santa Fe, NM. Mrs. Hawthorne was born July 5, 1918, to Grant Ernest and Gladys May (Keith) Carson of Benton, Iowa. She graduated from Albuquerque High School in June 1935 and had attended First Christian Church on Broadway during this time. Upon graduation, she attended a Christian college in California before returning to Albuquerque to attend the University of New Mexico.

During World War II, she was featured in the Saturday Evening Post’s story “So you went to Washington,” as one of the girls that worked at the Pentagon during the war. Mrs. Hawthorne met her future husband, George Robert “Colonel” Hawthorne while working at Sandia Base. They were married April 2, 1947, at the Chapel on Sandia Base which Captain Hawthorne moved from Bruns Hospital in Santa Fe. In 1948, she accepted a position in Los Alamos in telephone communications, where she worked for the next 40 years.

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