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Thomas F. Bernstein

March 12, 1949 - January 18, 2018

Thomas F. Bernstein, 68, of Pueblo West, Colorado, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2018. Preceded in death by his grandmother, Clara Bernstein, his parents, Christian and Edith Bernstein. Survived by his wife of 42 years, Donna (Grumpy), daughter Michelle (Ratso), son Kyle (Harry Mon), Blayke (daughter-outlaw), and his brother Tim and...
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John L. Proffitt

April 16, 1929 - January 17, 2018

John L. Proffitt passed away peacefully on Jan. 17, 2018. He was born on April 16, 1929, in Lincoln, Neb., where he was raised. After graduating he was in the Naval Reserves and then attended Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, Calif. He came to Pueblo as a technical photographer and was employed by the Pueblo Army Depot and later the Transportation Test...
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Gary Lee Brooks

May 19, 1950 - January 16, 2018

Gary Lee Brooks, 67, passed away Jan. 16, 2018. Survived by children, Ashley R. Brooks, Autumn K. Brooks, Amber J. Brooks and Gary Alex Brooks; nine grandchildren, Drew M. Brooks Chloe H. Brooks, Dustin L. Campbell, Jordan J. Lessar , Sydney L. Lessar , Roman M. Dominguez, Aidan L. Brooks, Madison C. Fox and Aiyana F. Brooks; sister,...
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Darrel Clinton Waller

March 29, 1949 - January 16, 2018

Darrel Clinton Waller, 68, passed away January 16, 2018. Survived by wife, Nancy; daughter, Kim (Shane) Milberger; two sons, Darrel (Jennifer) Waller and David (Holly) Waller; seven grandchildren, Dalton and Drew Milberger, Dylan, Chandler, Peyton, Presley and Brooke Waller; two brothers, Rick (Gloria Vi) Waller and Tim (Renee) Boydstun; brother-in...
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Janice Louise Munoz

April 4, 1946 - January 11, 2018

Janice Louise (Bradish) Munoz passed away unexpectedly at the age of 71 on January 11, 2018. Born to Henry and Mildred Bradish on April 4, 1946 in Pueblo, Colorado, Jan lived in Pueblo until 2017. She relocated to Castle Rock to be close to her children and grandchildren. Jan was a devoted and loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and...
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William Berry

December 17, 1926 - January 11, 2018

William “Bill” Berry, 91, passed away Jan. 11, 2018. Survived by his wife, Clara, of 55 yrs.; children, Randy Berry, Vicki (Duncan) Rowley, Scott (Vicki Mallon) Berry, Alan (Linda) Berry, Dayna Berry (Doug Smith); grandchildren, Ashley and David Rowley, Austin Greenwood, Kaylin, Kyle, and Kurtis Berry, Brian and Rebecca...
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John D. Moran

August 28, 1939 - January 10, 2018

John D. Moran, 78, passed away Jan. 10, 2018. Survived by his wife of 54 years, Donna; sons, Tim (Mary Beth) and Chris; and grandchildren, Shannon and Jackson Moran. Preceded in death by his parents John Moran, Sr. and Nellie Moran; sister, Patricia Loy; brother, Leo Moran; and nephews, Mike and Kevin Moran. John was born August 28, 1938, in...
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Ralph Pineda

March 21, 1954 - January 9, 2018

Ralph Pineda, 63, passed Jan. 9, 2018. Ralph was born on March 21, 1954, in Pueblo, Colo. Survived by his wife of 38 years, Nancy; son, Timothy (Karen) Pineda; siblings, Gloria Cruz, Tom (Annette), Theresa (Charles Hart), Paula (Ernie Montano), Yolanda (Albert Arrieta), Becky, Wanda (Ron Martinez), Eric (Lisa), Geno (Glenda...
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Edward Marvin Miklich

June 5, 1921 - January 9, 2018

Ed Miklich (1921-2018) Today we rejoice in the life of Edward M Miklich. On Jan 9, 2018, he joined his wife, Helen (1922-2014) in peaceful rest. A proud dad to Edlyn (Ed) Plute, of Springs, Mary Ann Miklich (partner, G.T.) of Pueblo; doting grandfather to Ed (Terra) Plute and Ellyn (David) Wilson; great-grandfather to the twinkles in his eye - Eira, Elam and Estes...
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Herbert Wayne Beeman

March 3, 1923 - January 9, 2018

Herbert Wayne Beeman, 94, passed away Jan. 9, 2018. Survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Lucille (née Casack) Beeman; children, Stephan (Cecelia) Beeman, Julie (Bob) Porter and Lorraine (Melanie Anstett) Beeman; grandchildren, Jennifer (Paul) Kneuper, James Robert (Andria) Porter, Jillian (Hannah Freed-Thall) Porter, Jodi (Paul) Boyer, Randi ...
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Robert J. Krasovec

April 16, 1946 - January 9, 2018

Robert J. Krasovec, 71, passed away Jan. 9, 2018. Preceded in death by his parents, John and Victorine Krasovec and his brother, John Krasovec Jr. Survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Judy Ross Krasovec; sisters-in-law, Alice Nesselhuf and Judy Krasovec; sister, Janet (Mike) Lieber; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews, with a special thanks to...
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Patricia Ann Williams

June 14, 1941 - January 9, 2018

Patricia A. Williams, June 6, 1941 ~ January 9, 2018. Preceded in death by infant son, Michael Sibert; brother, Lloyd Villers; parents, Lloyd and Helen Villers; spouses, Bob Williams and Alfred Sibert. Survived by brother, Dale Villers; children, Cindy (Stuart) Case, Bill (Ann) Williams and Kathy; grandchildren, Chris (Sarah) Case, Jeromy (Ken)...
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Mabel Frances Murray

September 25, 1924 - January 6, 2018

Mabel F. Murray, 93, passed away Jan. 6, 2018, in Olathe, Colo. Survived by her daughter, Jeanette (Jack) Schoch of Pueblo; sons, John E. (Myrna) Murray of Olathe and James Murray of Olathe and formerly of Pueblo; grandchildren, Jason (Jayme) Schoch of Rancho Palos Verde, Calif, Jed (Valerie) Murray of Olathe; great-grandchildren, John and Natalia...
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Norman P. Smith, Sr.

September 8, 1922 - January 5, 2018

Norman Paul Smith Sr., 95, passed away Jan. 5, 2018. Survived by his children, Norman Paul Smith Jr. of Pueblo West and Lenore “Nore” (Gene) Eckert of New Jersey; sister-in-law, Bobbie Smith of Arvada; grandchildren, Colin Eckert and Grant Paul Eckert; great-grandchildren, Madelyn, Evan and Olivia Eckert. Preceded in death by his wife, Margaret...
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Raymond E. Lewis

July 9, 1936 - January 4, 2018

Raymond Edward "Ray" Lewis, age 81, passed away Jan. 4, 2018. He was born July 6, 1936, in Pueblo, Colo., to Ina and Clarence Lewis. Preceded in death by parents; son, Raymond Edward "Eddie" Lewis II; and numerous brothers and sisters. Ray is survived by his wife of 63 years, Janice Lewis; children, Cindy (Ron) Loughridge, Steve (Rhonda) Lewis,...
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George Rufus Williams

August 8, 1930 - January 2, 2018

George Rufus Williams, 87, was born August 8, 1930, to George L. and Ruth M. Williams in Pueblo, Colo. He passed away peacefully at home on January 2, 2018. George spent his early years living in Beulah, and then his family moved to Pueblo where he graduated from Central High School in 1948. He worked most of his adult life with the City of Pueblo Parks and...
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Matthew T. Sumpter

October 5, 1961 - December 31, 2017

Matthew T. Sumpter, MD, 56, passed in his sleep on Dec. 31, 2017. Preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Fae Sumpter. Survived by his wife, Diane; sons, Brian and Michael Sumpter of Pueblo; siblings, Carl (Sue) Sumpter of Anchorage, Alaska, Linda (John) Smith of Grand Junction, Colo. and Eric (Kathy) Sumpter of Longmont, Colo.; and nephews,...
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Frank Hidalgo

June 5, 1935 - December 31, 2017

Frank Hidalgo, 82, passed away December 31, 2017. He was born June 5,1935, in Kansas City, Kan. to the proud parents Frank Hidalgo Sr. and Wilda (Hollingworth) Hidalgo. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his grandson, Kevin Hidalgo. Frank is survived by his wife of 58 years, Kay Hidalgo; daughter, Diana (Jim) Hidalgo-Duffield; sons, Robert...
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George W. Sharp

October 6, 1934 - December 30, 2017

George W. “Buzz” Sharp, 83, passed away on Dec. 30, 2017, at Brookdale Monument Valley Park memory unit in Colorado Springs where he had resided for two years. Survived by wife, Myrna, of 56 years; daughter, Tonya Sharp of Cascade; son, Jim (Jacquelynn) Sharp; granddaughters, Jalynn and Jenna, all of Pueblo; sister, Leatrice (Ronald)...
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Jeanne M. Halouska

January 29, 1936 - December 26, 2017

Jeanne M. Halouska, 81. Funeral Service at West Assembly of God Church, 406 W. Eugene Avenue, Fowler, Colorado Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at 11:00 A.M. Interment, Fowler Cemetery in Fowler, Colorado
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Anne M. Kelly

February 9, 1933 - December 25, 2017

Anne M. Kelly, 84, passed away on Dec. 25, 2017. Survived by her husband of 62 years, James F. Kelly; children, Linda Ann (Robert) LaRocca of Pueblo, Michael James (Emily) Kelly of Oregon; siblings, Margaret Houston of Stanford, Conn., Ian Paxton of Shelton, Conn. and Ella Musk of Scotland; seven grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. Preceded in...
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David Arthur Socier

October 22, 1939 - December 25, 2017

David Arthur Socier, 78, passed away peacefully on December 25, 2017. Survived by sisters, Janet (James) Anzlovar and Sally (Ron) Smith; brothers and sisters-in-law, Willard and Sandra Frizzell and Bob and Alice Amt; numerous nephews and nieces; and special friends, Joe Klune, Tim Simmons, Steve Henson, Judy Hildner, Larry Lopez, Joe Cervi,...
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Arnold M. Hanson

October 15, 1925 - December 24, 2017

Arnold Melven Hanson, 92, passed away on Dec. 24, 2017. Arnold enjoyed being a father to his two wonderful children, Angie Hanson (deceased) and Doug Hanson. He was truly honored to be grandfather to his grandbabies, Daricia Long and William Long; and his great grandson, Adonis Long. The most important thing that brought him true happiness was being married to the love...
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Craig Reynolds

October 3, 1945 - December 24, 2017

Craig Reynolds, 72, passed away Dec. 24, 2017. Left to cherish him are his wife, Ronda; mother, Lucille; children, Tracy (Tim) Stucki, Darren and Chad (Amy); grandchildren, Maddie Martinez, Isaac Castro, Katlyn Castro, Kyra (Nathan) Nevejas, Braun Payne, Zachary Reynolds and Michael Reynolds; and great-grandchildren, Dominic, Mileylynn&...
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David Lee Pfeifer

September 13, 1951 - December 24, 2017

David Lee Pfeifer, 66, born Sept. 13, 1951, and passed away Dec. 24, 2017. Preceded in death by parents, Edward and Joyce Pfeifer; and sister, Norma (Robert) Mahoney. Survived by his wife, Sarah; sister, Barbara (Cecil) Rhodes; daughter, Robin (Gregg) Bean; son, Edward Pfeifer; grandson, Jacob Sharik; aunt, Meril Henson; and many other...
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William S. Copp

August 4, 1924 - December 21, 2017

William S. “Sid” Copp, WWII veteran, former steel worker and long-time owner/operator of Sid’s Antiques and Collectibles on Main Street in Fowler, CO, passed away in Walsenburg, CO, Thursday, December 21, 2017. He was 93 years old. Sid was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Ruth, and one daughter, Cheryl (Larry) Smith. He is...
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Joan E. Glick

March 22, 1933 - December 21, 2017

Joan E. Glick, 84, passed away Dec. 21, 2017. Survived by her son, Robert Glen (Shelly) Glick Jr.; grandson, Jonathon; sister, Genevieve M. Poor; brother, Gene A. (Connie) Gibbens; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and special friend, Virginia Frazier. Preceded in death by her husband, Robert Glen Glick Sr.; daughter, Dorothea G. Walters; brother&...
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Joanne Hughlitt Larratt

March 31, 1933 - December 18, 2017

(Irma) Joanne (Hughlitt) Larratt passed away at her home in Beulah December 18, 2017. She was born March 31, 1933 to Pearl and Sylvester Hughlitt and was raised on the Colorado State Farm, where her father was superintendent from 1922 to 1964 (now the site of the Pueblo Nature Center). She graduated from Centennial High School in 1952, attended Pueblo Junior College, and...
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Connie L. Stephens

April 20, 1938 - December 17, 2017

Connie was born to Alfred and Arlene (Cox) Woods in Lamar, CO on April 20th, 1938 and raised by Vernie and Louise Bass in Albany, MO. Connie was fiercely independent and always had a sense of adventure. When she was young she was very involved in Girl Scouts and had the honor of attending the Girl Scouts National Jamboree. When she got older, she married Dewain Colvin and they...
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Mary M. Dillon

February 9, 1938 - December 14, 2017

Mary M. “Madge” Dillon, 79, passed away Dec. 14, 2017. Survived by children, Leslie (Stan) Rivera, David (Angela) Dillon and Sean Dillon; grandchildren, Derek (Andrea) Rivera, Devon (Fred) Smith, Joshua Dillon, Michael Pierce, Jimmy Wolfe, Anthony Wolfe and Ethan Bumgarner; and six great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband,...
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Darcy Dudley

August 15, 1921 - December 14, 2017

Darcy Dudley, 96, passed away December 14, 2017, at her home in Pueblo, surrounded by family. Born in Sewickley, Pa., to Arthur and Etha (Correll) McAllister. She had an older brother and was the middle of three sisters. The family moved often due to her father’s job of opening oil refineries around the country, even living for a time on the island of Aruba. ...
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James M. Rhoades

July 31, 1947 - December 11, 2017

James M. Rhoades, 70, passed away Dec. 11, 2017. Survived by his wife, Marilyn; children, Denice (Rudy) Domogsac and Leslee (Chino) Colburn both of Hawaii and Dr. Randy (Richawna) James of Littleton, Colo.; grandchildren, Chase, Noah, Brayden Domogsac, Eleu, Alana, Ale’ia Colburn, Kayden and Connor James; and foster brother, Jerry...
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Michael Louis Deverich

October 9, 1932 - December 8, 2017

Michael Louis Deverich, 85, passed away peacefully at home with his family surrounding him on Dec. 8, 2017. He was born to Croatian immigrants, Mike and Katherine Deverich, on Oct. 9, 1932. Preceded in death by his parents; sister, Rose Deverich; and infant daughter, Michalene Rene Deverich. Survived by his wife of 62 years, Eileen Deverich; children,...
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Carl Brent Ritter

February 9, 1947 - December 7, 2017

Carl Brent Ritter Born to this World on February 9, 1946, in Miami, OK, Brent departed this life to be with his Savior on December 7, 2017. He passed away peacefully in his sleep in the early morning hours. Brent was preceded into everlasting glory by his parents, Kenneth and Margaret Alline Ritter, sister Brenda Ritter, daughter Jennifer Ritter, and son...
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Mary M. Cotner

November 16, 1924 - December 5, 2017

Mary M. Cotner, 93, passed away Dec. 5, 2017. Survived by son, Pharris (Merry Jo) Cotner; grandchildren, Andy (Taleen) Lundale, Nicholas (Shala) Cotner, Lacey (Thom) LeDoux and Amanda (Dustin) Dunkerley; great-grandchildren, Maverick and Aria Lundale, Quynn and Zachary Cotner, Sophia and Penelope LeDoux, Jersey, Cash and Kinley Dunkerley; and...
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Terry Lynn Skinner

June 5, 1953 - December 3, 2017

Terry Lynn (Roles) Skinner, 64, passed away December 3, 2017, born to Colleen and Richard Roles on June 5, 1953, in Monte Vista, Colo. Terry will be missed by her daughter, Gemma Mastromarino; her sister, Susan (Ron) Adamich; nephew, nieces and their families and numerous friends. She is preceded in death by parents; step-father, Render Spencer; and...
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Randy Lee DeRossett

April 8, 1999 - December 2, 2017

Randy Lee DeRossett has spread his wings and taken to the sky on Dec. 2, 2017. He is survived by his parents, George and Katie DeRossett; brother, George (Bridget) DeRossett; sister, Kaitlyn DeRossett; girlfriend, Rachel Hiibschman; grandmothers, Nancy Leighton, Alice Stevens and Sharon Collins; along with numerous aunts, uncles and cousins and countless friends....
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Robert L. Smith

September 29, 1930 - December 2, 2017

Robert L. Smith, 87, passed away Dec. 2, 2017. Survived by his wife of 53 years, Priscilla Smith; son, Robert L. Smith Jr.; and twin sister, Theresa A. Ross, all of Pueblo. Preceded in death by his brother, Michael M. Smith; and sister, Irene Robinson. Robert was born to Michael and Pearl Adeline Smith on Sept. 29, 1930, in Moberly, Mo. He served...
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Patricio Gomez

May 5, 1934 - December 1, 2017

Patricio “Pat” Gomez, 83, passed away Dec. 1, 2017. Survived by his wife, Susie Gomez; sons, David Gomez and Anthony (Alice) Gomez; daughter, Jackie (Brent) Denney; grandchildren, Pat Gomez, Erica (Carlos) Deleon, Kayla (Stephen) Varela, Andy (Sandra) Vigil, Tommy (Heather) Vigil, Anthony (Janie) Vigil and Billie Jo Vigil Johnson;...
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William Jackson Wilson

July 12, 1927 - November 29, 2017

W. Jackson “Jack” Wilson, 90, born July 12, 1927, in Kansas City, MO, the son of George C. and Marjorie M. Wilson. He died November 29, 2017. Jack is survived by his wife of 70 years, Bettie, daughters Sherrie Howey (Hamp), Kathleen Wilson, and T Branson, all of Pueblo, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and his...
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Curtis Milton Butler

May 3, 1933 - November 28, 2017

Rev. Curtis M. Butler, accomplished pastor, missionary, and college president, passed into the presence of the Lord Jesus peacefully at home on November 28, 2017. Ruth, his loving wife and companion of 56 years was with him. He was the proud father of three sons, Steve, Kevin (Kim), and Craig (DeVella), grandfather of nine (Ella, Chloe, Ian,...
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Daphne M. Simony

August 17, 1924 - November 28, 2017

Daphne M. Simony, 93, passed away Nov. 28, 2017. Survived by daughter, Therese Simony (David McNeilly); grandchildren, Tiana Woodruff (Jason Cook) and Christopher (Buochay) Woodruff; great-grandchildren, Isabella and Winston J. Woodruff; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, cousins and friends. Preceded in death by her husband,...
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Lila Elaine Copeland

August 17, 1934 - November 25, 2017

Lila Elaine Copeland, beloved wife and life partner of James B. Copeland, passed away peacefully on Nov. 25, 2017. She left life on Earth in peace and faith in her future with her Lord and Savior in heaven. Lila was born the youngest of three girls to Ethel and Leon Jeffery on Aug 17, 1934, in Quinn, S.D. She grew up among a warm and colorful extended family in the...
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Richard Day Zeleny

November 30, 1928 - November 24, 2017

Richard Day Zeleny, 89, passed away Nov. 24, 2017. Survived by his wife of 67 years, Naomi Zeleny; children, Randy Zeleny, Lyn Zeleny and Kathleen Zeleny; and grandson, Paul Connor. Preceded in death by his parents; and brother, James Zeleny. Dick was born to Leslie and Florence Zeleny on Nov. 30, 1928, in St. Cloud, Minn. He worked for school...
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Karen Lynn Harrison

November 3, 1950 - November 17, 2017

Karen Lynn (May) Harrison Beloved wife of Richard A. Harrison, daughter of Mary Alice May and the late William R. May Sr., sister, aunt, friend and faithful follower of Jesus Christ. Karen passed away on Nov. 17, 2017, at age 67. Service at Grace Community Bible Church, November 29, 2017, at 10:30 am, 1405 25th Lane, Pueblo CO 81006. Reception to...
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Norma Johnson

April 17, 1960 - November 15, 2017

Norma "Lorri" Johnson, 57, passed away suddenly at home on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Born to Sam and Nona Johnson on April 17, 1960, in a military base in Georgia. Being an army family, they moved often before settling down in South Carolina, where she graduated high school and college. It was also in South Carolina where she gave birth to her daughter,...
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Lee Liljegren

March 30, 1939 - November 15, 2017

Lee Liljegren, 78, passed away Nov. 15, 2017. Survived by her brother, Richard Heater; children, Colleen Liljegren (Frank) Padilla and Kevin Liljegren; grandchildren, Richard Liljegren, and Erin Padilla; and great-grandchildren, Rantin and Rohnan. Lee was born to Hadley and Edna Heater and raised in Wapello, Iowa. She was a graduate of Iowa State University....
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Vicky Ann Knutson

May 23, 1956 - November 15, 2017

Vicky Ann Knutson, 61, passed away Nov. 15, 2017. Survived by mother, Charlotte Overton; brother, Chuck (Melanie) Overton; daughters, Kristy and Kim Knutson and Tracy (Michael) Mathis; and grandchildren, Graydon and Olivia Mathis. Preceded in death by father, Charles Overton. Vicky was born in Des Moines, Iowa and worked at Parkview for 30+ years. She...
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Anthony Paul Fossceco

July 24, 1954 - November 11, 2017

Anthony Paul Fossceco, age 63, died unexpectedly, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. Survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Sherry; devoted daughter, Laura; and sister, Marla Carleo (Daniel deceased). He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Patricia Salsbury; sister-in-law, Jean Whitzel (Buzz deceased); brothers-in-law, Mark (Sue) Steves and Adam (Celia)...
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Darwin E. McCurry

December 30, 1931 - November 7, 2017

Darwin E. McCurry, 85, passed away on Nov. 7, 2017. Survived by his wife of 65 years, Dolores McCurry; children, Doug (Roxann) of Pueblo and Cindy (Marty) Shafer of Colorado Springs; grandchildren, Jodi (James) Mihelich, Kati (Shane) Clark, Ali (Chris) Kintz, and Amanda (Mike Stout) Shafer; great-grandchildren, Haylee and Garrett Clark and Brayden and...
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Dennis A. Leasure

December 18, 1984 - November 5, 2017

Dennis A. Leasure, 32, passed away Nov. 5, 2017. Survived by his father, Frank (Cindy) Leasure; grandmother, Jane Martinez; sisters, Jackie, Gabby and Skyla; and numerous other family members. Service, 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com
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Carolyn June Harriman

January 15, 1921 - November 2, 2017

Carolyn June Harriman, 96, passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. Survived by children, Tom (Lynda) Harriman of Vancouver, Wash., Jim (Carol) Harriman of Fowler, Colo. and Donna (Ben) Barr of Peyton, Colo.; sister, Frances Thompson of King City, Calif.; six grandchildren, Jim C. Harriman of Westminster, Colo., Rick (Melissa) Harriman of...
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Twylia Faye Califano

August 27, 1933 - October 31, 2017

Twylia Faye Califano, 84, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord and her son, Doug, on Oct. 31, 2017. She was born on Aug. 27,1933, in Perryton, Texas. Twylia is survived by her husband of 65 years, Carl, the love of her life. She is also survived by her sons, Carl (Paula) Jerry (Cheryl) and her daughter, Katherine; grandchildren, John,...
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Carol Cooper

February 22, 1927 - October 30, 2017

Carol Cooper, 90, passed away on Oct. 30, 2017. Preceded in death by parents, Herman and Mary Cooper; siblings, Judy Spoone, Janet Richards, Loreen Gall and Herman Cooper. Survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends. PLEASE NOTE SERVICE DATE AND TIME CORRECTION! Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, in the...
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Robert L. Williams

July 3, 1933 - October 29, 2017

Robert L. Williams, 84, passed away on October 29, 2017. Survived by wife, Patricia Williams; sons, William John Williams and William Harold Williams; daughters, Robbie Winston, Cindy McCoy, Lori Mayfield and Lucinda Case. Bob was born to Raymond and Margaret Williams and was a Pueblo Police Officer retiring after 32 years of service. At his request, there...
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Dorian Draven Miller

August 11, 2004 - October 29, 2017

Dorian Draven Miller, born August 11, 2004, went to be with the angels on October 29, 2017. Survived by his parents, Cecelia Miller and Kevin Posival; grandmother, Cheryl Miller; great grandparents, Ronald and Jean Fields; uncle, Mike Fields; and aunt, Elizabeth Florke all of Pueblo; and brother, Johnnie Aronhart of Manassa, Va. Cremation,...
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James Neil Farrell

August 22, 1929 - October 28, 2017

James N. Farrell, 88, passed away Oct. 28, 2017. Survived by his daughter, Vikki (John) Albano; grandchildren, Megan Albano and Max (Elaine) Albano; and great-grandchildren, Annabella, Adrien and Lyla Albano, all of Pueblo. Preceded in death by his wife, Estella Farrell; mother, Betty Levin; and sister, Roxanne Levin. James was born Aug. 22, 1929&...
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David Don Plymell

January 2, 1951 - October 28, 2017

David Don Plymell, 66, passed away October 28, 2017. Survived by his Wife, Carolyn Plymell; Brother -Dan (Donna) Plymell, Brother -Wayne (Georgie) Plymell, Sister -Verna (Jerry) Frick, Aunt-Genevieve Buffalow, as well as in-laws, Bill (Cris) Goldsberry, Joyce (Ray) Lukes, Carl Goldsberry, Linda (Gary) Shaufler, Diana Plymell and numerous nieces...
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Andreas Nikolaus Zibolowsky

December 27, 1942 - October 27, 2017

Andreas N. Zibolowsky, was received by God on October 27, 2017, at the age of 74. Andreas retired in 1999, in Augusta, Ga. After retirement, he and is wife traveled and in 2010, settled in Colorado. Andreas is a kind and gentle person, a devoted husband, honest and sincere and now at peace forevermore. Andreas is survived by Donna, his wife of 42 years....
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Alfred Armour Bezona

November 30, 1928 - October 26, 2017

Alfred Armour Bezona has rode out his last 8 seconds...and his pick up men took him to his heavenly home... He was born in Holly, Colorado, on November 30, 1928 to Otto and Rebecca Bezona. He was the fourth child born into a family of 10...during some of the darkest times in American history..the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl. It was during these hard times and the intense true...
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W. Carol Hires

October 9, 1942 - October 26, 2017

W. Carol Hires passed away on October 26, 2017 at 75 years of age. She was born on October 9, 1942 to John Richardson and E. Louise Lewis. She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Shriver; sons, Scott Romine (wife Lynnette) and John Romine (wife Lori); her grandchildren, Christopher Fennell (wife Casey), Jonathan Shriver (wife Jamie), Rachel Huver (husband Ben),...
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Donna M. Biggerstaff

December 12, 1929 - October 24, 2017

Donna M. Biggerstaff, 87, passed away peacefully at home on October 24, 2017. Donna was born December 12, 1929 to Harold and Mary Salstrom on a small farm in Bigelow, MN. Preceded in death by her parents, husband Bolton "Don" Biggerstaff, brother Norman Salstrom. Survived by son Duane (Kay) Biggerstaff, daughter Debra Henigsman, grandchildren Taffi...
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John Edward Ryan, Ph.D.

July 4, 1948 - October 16, 2017

John Edward Ryan, Ph.D., 69, passed away peacefully in his home on Monday morning. Sunrise July 4, 1948, sunset October 16, 2017. John was born in San Bernardino, Calif., with his sister, Patricia and brother, David. He began teaching at CSU-Pueblo in 1980, where he was head of the Honors Department for seven years. He later became Professor Emeritus...
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Eva Pachino

October 15, 2017

Eva Pachino, 89, departed this life Oct. 15, 2017. Preceded in death by the love of her life, husband, Junior Pachino, they shared 55 years of marriage; sister, Fritzie Wobst; brother, Joe Pantaleo; and parents, Giuseppe and Josephine Pantaleo. Survived by son, Paul; daughter, Brenda (Joe) Carnes; sisters, Josephine Warren, Jennie (Charles)...
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Tanya Renee Folkmire

December 10, 1977 - October 14, 2017

Tanya Renee Folkmire, 39, passed October 14, 2017. Survived by children, Serenity Folkmire and Chase Coiner; parents, Dorothy and Jeff Williams and Rick and Rhonda Folkmire; brother, Lee Folkmire; step-sisters, Charmaine Payne, Angela Avritt and Jennifer Shavier; step-brother, Danny Ray McCarty; grandmother, Tillie Duran; several aunts, uncles,...
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Sharon Scheulen

October 28, 1942 - October 11, 2017

C. Sharon Scheulen, 74, passed away Oct. 11, 2017. Survived by her husband, Tom Scheulen; children, Melanie Metz of Pueblo and Paul (Tammy) Metz of Pueblo West; siblings, Jerry (Charleen) Murphy, Daryl Murphy and Cindy (Bill) Roberts; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous special friends. Preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Creta...
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Steven Eugene Griffith

August 25, 1960 - October 11, 2017

Steven Eugene Griffith, 57, passed away Oct. 11, 2017, in Denver. Survived by his wife, Sharon Griffith; mother, Vonda New; sisters, Pamela (Barry) Hoskins, Tamara (Donald) Gardner, Cathy Souder, Christine Leewaye, Brandi Griffith; and brother, Travis New. Preceded in death by his father, Steve Griffith; sister, Diane Elizabeth Griffith; and...
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Sally Ann Enck

February 23, 1935 - October 11, 2017

Sally Ann Enck, 82, passed away Oct. 11, 2017. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Saturday, October 21, 2017, (NOT THIS SATURDAY but the following Saturday) at First United Methodist Church, 310 W. 11th St. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 310 W. 11th St., Pueblo, CO 81003 or American Cancer Society, 1445 N. Union Blvd. Ste. B100,...
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Darren Ray Butcher

February 6, 1961 - October 10, 2017

Darren Ray Butcher, 56, was born Feb. 6, 1961, in Alva, Okla. and passed away in his sleep Oct. 10, 2017. Survived by his parents, Jim and Judy Butcher of Pueblo; sister, Denise Tucci (Jerry) of Las Vegas, Nev.; and nephews, Ryan and Dominic Tucci of Pueblo. Darren held an Associates Degree in Civil Engineering- Surveying. In the late 80s in California,...
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Richard T. Ramsey

January 14, 1943 - October 10, 2017

Richard T. Ramsey, 74, passed away October 10, 2017. Survived by son, Richard Ramsey II (wife, Cassie; daughters, Thea and Kyla); daughter, Julie Ramsey (daughter, Michelle Nagy; sons, Andrew and Daniel Nagy); brother, Don Ramsey (wife, Bonnie; son, Chad); brother-in-law, James Quackenbush (wife, Pat; son, Jim; daughters, Diane &...
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Carol G. Tomlinson

November 24, 1941 - October 9, 2017

Carol G. Tomlinson, 75, passed Oct. 9, 2017. Survived by her children, Laurie (Mike) Daugherty, Jamie (Mike) Gage, Jackie (John) Horton and Aaron (Julie) Tomlinson; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; siblings, Patricia (Cecil) Brink, Douglas, (Judy) Chambers and Warren (Shirley) Chambers. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, James...
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Sandra L. Bradley

November 24, 1946 - October 7, 2017

Sandra L. Bradley 11/24/1946 - 10/07/2017 Small in stature but big in heart Sandy loved and helped many people, organizations, and nonprofits, giving freely of her time and expertise. Her love of animals was well known. A gifted and creative artisan her work is in homes and businesses. The many people who loved her appreciated her knowledge of and skill with machinery,...
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Orlando Herrera

November 7, 1932 - October 5, 2017

Orlando Herrera, 84, passed away Oct. 5, 2017. Survived by sister, Magdalena “Maggie” (Don) Salyers; daughters, Carmen (Dave) Romero, Leola M. (Michael) Urback and Patricia J. (Jerome) Woolard; grandchildren, Jason A. (Kerry) Romero, Aaron (Kraig Koehler) Romero, Michelle M. Del Priorie, Cherie M. Freismuth, Mathew I. (Emrald) Urback and...
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Carole A. McKinney

November 3, 1945 - October 5, 2017

Carole A. (Corlett) McKinney, age 71, passed away October 5, 2017, following a lengthy illness. She is survived by Daughter, Anne Cabibi (Mark Salazar), Daughter, Julie Cabibi (Patrick Lovato), Grandson, Kyle Cabibi-DePietro, Brother Thomas Corlett (Nancy), Sister Janet Monack, Sister Linda Corlett and numerous nieces, nephews and friends,...
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Thomas H. Sheridan

October 1, 2017

Thomas H. Sheridan of Yardley, Ohio passed away Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, following a recent diagnosis of liver cancer. He was 62. Tom died peacefully at home surrounded by his family and beloved companion, Sheila Papa. Tom attended Drexel University and earned a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering and an MBA in Finance. Tom was the Executive Vice President of Keystone...
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Ronald Martin Conley

October 7, 1940 - September 30, 2017

Ronald Martin Conley, 76, passed away Sept. 30, 2017. Survived children, Michael (Ronda) Conley; Dawn (Jeff) Turrieta and Dutch (Kirsten) Conley; step-grandson, Allen (Julie) Grieve; brothers, Ray Conley, Garry Conley, Earnest (Kathy) Conley and David (Donna) Conley; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and step-children. ...
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Kathleen Selters Monson

February 25, 1925 - September 29, 2017

Kathleen Selters Monson, 92, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017, in Waxahachie, Texas. Kathleen was born on February 25, 1925, in Monte Vista, Colo. to Robert and Myrtle (Porter) Selters. She married John William Monson and together they had two sons. Kathleen was a teacher for over 28 years and taught elementary for the Florence School District. She...
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Margaret Jones Pedersen

April 26, 1921 - September 26, 2017

Margaret Jones Pedersen, 96, Born to William and Carrie Jones on April 26, 1921, in Lynchburg, Va. and passed away September 26, 2017, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by husband, Gene L. Pedersen; sisters, Elizabeth Yeatts, Sally Capps and Evelyn Cox; and brothers, William and Frank Jones. Survived by her children, Linda, Gene Jr.,...
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Jerome P. Stimpfl

January 24, 1942 - September 25, 2017

Jerome P. “Jerry” Stimpfl, 75, passed away September 25, 2017. Survived by his wife, Rose Marie; sons, Eric John and Mark Ashley; grandchildren, Candace, Sophia, Chase and Mia; great-grandson, Elijah; brother, Joseph Stimpfl; nephew, Jovi Stimpfl; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Stimpfl and...
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Gene E. Martin

January 13, 1925 - September 24, 2017

Gene E. Martin, 92, passed away September 24, 2017. Survived by wife, Mabel; children, Char (Joe) O’Brien, Ed (Betsy) Martin, Jeff (Eloisa) Martin and Ben Martin; seven granddaughters; one grandson; 14 great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild; and two nieces. Preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and three sisters. Gene was born to Sophia and...
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Tad W. Hedrick

February 11, 1965 - September 24, 2017

Tad W. Hedrick, 52, went to be with his Lord Jesus on September 24, 2017. He was an accomplished culinary chef after graduating from Western Culinary Institute in Portland, Ore. He won several culinary competitions in the northwest while working in Oregon and Alaska. He loved fishing and the outdoors. Survived by his parents, Ron and Becky Hedrick of Pueblo; sister,...
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Sue Annette Landrum

February 18, 1941 - September 23, 2017

Sue Annette (Clifton) Landrum, 76, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family on September 23, 2017, at her daughter Amy’s home in Colorado Springs, Colo. Sue was born February 18, 1941, in Independence, Mo. Growing up, Sue lived in Kansas City, Mo., Cincinnati, Ohio, Long Island, N.Y., and...
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Robert Steven Kottenstette

February 11, 1993 - September 20, 2017

Robert S. Kottenstette, 24, born Feb. 11, 1993, in Pueblo, passed away Sept. 20, 2017. Survived by his mother, Elizabeth Kottenstette; grandparents, Fred and Helen Kottenstette; great-grandmother, Rita Kottenstette; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Bobby enjoyed hiking, fishing, the Broncos and being with family. He will be...
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Elaine Mary Swensen

October 18, 1940 - September 18, 2017

ELAINE MARY SWENSEN, age 76, went to be with her Lord on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. I know this because, like the apostle Paul, she finished the race with dignity, strength of character and integrity. She was content with little or with much and always seemed to make ends meet. Her mom and dad were frugal but fair and taught her the most important qualities for a good...
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Catherine Rose Latino

August 21, 1934 - September 14, 2017

Catherine Rose Latino, 83, passed away peacefully at home on September 14, 2017. Preceded in death by her husbands, Dale Calloway and Charlie Latino. Catherine is survived by her sons, Steven (Lori) Calloway, Roger (Marcie) Calloway and Dwight E. Calloway all of Pueblo; step-daughter; step-son; two granddaughters; three step-grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. ...
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Ralph Eugene Schuster

August 6, 1930 - September 11, 2017

Ralph Eugene Schuster, 87, passed away September 11, 2017. Survived by wife, Shirley; son, Kurt; brother, Robert (Darla); sister, Sara; grandson, Nathan (Hannah); brother-in-law, Jim Sehnert; stepchildren, Cindy (Mike) Deulen, Tim (Karen) Mondragon, Brenda (Chris) Monck; six step-grandchildren; nine step-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and...
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Barbara Elaine Booth

January 27, 1934 - September 11, 2017

The angels came for Barbara Elaine Williams Booth on September 11, 2017, three weeks after losing beloved husband, Dick Booth, after 63 years of marriage. We believe she didn’t want to be without him any longer, or that he couldn’t wait any longer for her to get there. Barbara was born January 27, 1934, in Pueblo, Colorado, where she resided her...
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Barbara J. Bravo

April 14, 1928 - August 31, 2017

Barbara J. Bravo, 89, of Pueblo, Colo. passed away August 31, 2017, at Joni Fair Hospice House in Pueblo. Born on April 14, 1928, to Elsworth and Barbara Rogers in Rocky Ford, Colo. She graduated from Rocky Ford High School in 1947. Survived by son, Benny (Barbara) Bravo of La Junta; daughter, Annette (John) Nelson of Arvada, Colo; brother, Jim...
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Jacquelyn J. Snapp

March 7, 1946 - August 26, 2017

Jacquelyn J. Snapp, 71, passed away August 26, 2017. Survived by daughters, Revele (Roger) Long and Jennifer (Chad) Lucas; grandchildren, Christopher, Lauren and Sara; brothers, Eugene (Carol) Sikes and Robert Sikes; sister, Rosemary (Edward) Willits; and special friends in her life, Ronald Snapp, Sharon Clark, Edith Baca and James McGrath. Preceded...
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John Keith Demas

September 13, 1929 - August 25, 2017

John “Johnny” Keith Demas, age 87, passed away peacefully on Friday August 25, 2017, at home. John was born to Greek immigrant Tom Demas and Helen Demas on September 13, 1929, in Pueblo. He is survived by his companion of 28 years, Mary Orf ; children, Kelly (Jim) Patton, Karen (George) Caldwell, Joni (Jim) Wolfe, John Demas Jr.;...
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Kerry Robin Hawkins

December 5, 1972 - August 24, 2017

Kerry Robin Hawkins, age 44, passed away peacefully on Aug. 24, 2017, at Sangre de Cristo Hospice, Pueblo, Colo., surrounded by her loving family and special friends. She was born on Dec. 5, 1972, to the late David Zimmerman and Barbara Zimmerman, who survives. Kerry was the mother of Colton David Hawkins, who was the love of her life. She also leaves...
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Anna Marie Baxter

September 14, 1921 - August 22, 2017

Anna Marie Baxter, 95, passed peacefully at home on Tuesday August 22, 2017. Anna Marie was born on September 14, 1921, in Pueblo, Colorado, to Irish Catholic Immigrants Bernard and Mary Baxter. Anna Marie attended St. Leanders grade school as well as Pueblo Catholic High and was a member of Beta Sigma Phi. Anna Marie led a very full life and while much of her life...
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Walter O. Peterson III

March 3, 1951 - August 21, 2017

Dr. Walter O. Peterson, III, 66, born March 3, 1951, joined those who passed before him in heaven August 21, 2017. Walter was a proud, but never boastful man with amazing inner strength. He served his country honorably as a helicopter medic in Vietnam from January 21, 1970 to January 25, 1973. He was active reserve until January 25, 1976, in the...
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Lucille F. Lance

August 19, 2017

Lucille F. Lance passed away Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, surrounded by her family. Lucille is survived by her daughters, Cheryl (Adolfo) Lujan, Daleen (Curtis) Robeson and Marcia Lance; sister, Leona Stauffer; daughters-in-law, Denise Lance and Teresa Passarelli; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jerold Sitton, John Hemphill, Marlys Lance, Pat Milinski,...
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Richard C. Ice

October 31, 1937 - August 19, 2017

Richard Cordell Ice, 79, born Oct. 31, 1937, in Wiley, Colo, passed away Aug. 19, 2017. Survived by wife of 58 years, Wilma Ice; daughters, Danna Ice, Sallie Ice, Tracy (George) Eadie and Holly (Doug) Bauer; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Viewing, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. ...
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Richard Albert Booth

September 8, 1933 - August 18, 2017

The last alarm sounded for Richard Albert (Dick) Booth on August 18, 2017. He was born to Albert and Arta Booth on Sept 8, 1933, in Pueblo, Colorado. Left to cherish his memory are his bride of 63 years, Barbara; daughter, Paula Anselmo; son, Richard Eric Booth; granddaughter, Giana Marie Anselmo; grandson, Jared Dalton Booth; sister, Barbara Bohman,...
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Josephine Arnold

April 1, 1940 - August 15, 2017

Josephine Arnold, 77, passed away August 15, 2017. Survived by sons, Craig Arnold and Lincoln Arnold. Preceded in death by husband, Robert Arnold; and children, Patton Arnold and Colette Arnold. Born to Abraham Andringa and Nellie O’Neil on April 1, 1940, in Sparta, Wis. and graduated Sparta High School in 1958. Josephine enjoyed bowling, fishing...
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Larry William Porter

May 10, 1938 - August 11, 2017

Larry William Porter, 79, passed away Aug. 11, 2017. Survived by wife of 56 years, Norah Porter; sons, Randy (Karen), Chris (Mary) and Paul (Lisa) Porter; grandchildren, Amy, Joshua, Shelby, Justin, Kayla, Amber and Lacey; great-grandson, Ashton; sisters, Betty (Glenn) Kittinger, Sherrell (Ray) VanBuskirk and Patty (Larry) Gourley. ...
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Larry William Porter

May 10, 1938 - August 11, 2017

Larry William Porter, 79, passed away Aug. 11, 2017. Survived by wife of 66 years, Norah Porter; sons, Randy (Karen), Chris (Mary) and Paul (Lisa) Porter; grandchildren, Amy, Joshua, Shelby, Justin, Kayla, Amber and Lacey; great-grandson, Ashton; sisters, Betty (Glenn) Kittinger, Sherrell (Ray) VanBuskirk and Patty (Larry) Gourley. ...
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Ben DeWitt

August 6, 1944 - August 9, 2017

Ben DeWitt passed away August 9, 2017, in Pueblo, Colorado, losing his final, well-fought battle to Agent Orange exposure during his two combat tours in Vietnam. Ben once wrote of the war, “if the bullets don’t get you, the jungle will.” Ben was born and raised in El Paso, Texas and graduated from Bel Air High School. He entered the Army as a...
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