Kyle J. Zuments, retired police sergeant, age 50, passed away on Nov. 16, 2019, in Albuquerque, N.M.

Kyle was born in Springfield, Mass., to George and Joan Zuments on Nov. 1, 1969, and grew up in Arvada, Colo. Kyle graduated from Florida State University with dual bachelor’s degrees in Criminal Justice and Criminal Psychology.

He married Theresa Walsh on June 27, 1998, in Golden, Colo. Kyle became a police officer for the Santa Fe Police Department in 1995 and retired at the rank of sergeant, 21 years later.

Kyle’s twin daughters, Katelyn and Erin, were born Aug. 5, 2001.

Kyle loved being a police officer and serving the Santa Fe community. He also adored his wife and daughters, and when he was off duty, he loved taking his family on fun adventures and traveling to air shows with his dad.

Kyle is preceded in death by his mother Joan (Duffy) Zuments. He is survived by his loving wife, Theresa; his two daughters, Katelyn and Erin; older brother, Kristopher Zuments; and father, George Zuments.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at Prince of Peace Catholic Community, 12500 Carmel Ave. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting people honor Kyle by donating to the Ten-82 foundation. The Ten-82 foundation is a non-profit organization focused on assisting first responders in need and has previously helped Kyle’s family.

Donations can be made on the Ten-82 website at or mailed to Ten-82, 9009 Washington NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113.