FRED RAEL JANUARY 1, 2013 Fred Rael Age 84, a lifelong resident of Santa Fe, New Mexico, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Benito and Elisa Rael, wife, Edith M. Rael, brothers, Benito Rael Jr. and Eddie Rael, sisters, Irene Rael and Kate Baca. He is survived by his daughters, Carlee Miller, Jan (Paul) West, and Jerri (Steve) Beurman, sister, Maria Slagle and family, brother, Mike (Marlene) and family, six grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Fred was retired from the New Mexico State Highway Department after 25 years of service. Cremation has taken place. A private family graveside service to follow at a later date.