Our Obituaries

Carmen Carl Califano

October 15, 1921 - June 8, 2018

Carmen Carl Califano, 96, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord, his beloved wife Twylia and his son Doug, on June 8, 2018. Carl is survived by his sons, Carl (Paula) and Jerry (Cheryl); his daughter Katherine; grandchildren, John, Carla, Linh, Alexis, Dominic, Jordan, Matthew, Marissa, Kyle and Kayleigh; great-grandchildren, Gage&...
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Damon Michael Thompson

March 3, 1992 - June 6, 2018

Damon Michael Thompson, 26, passed away June 6, 2018, due to an auto accident. Survived by mother, Kim (Brian) Gonzales; father, Don (Marijane Martinez) Thompson; sister, Brittny Linn Thompson; grandmothers, Linda Armstrong and Lori Allen; aunts, Suzanne Allen, Sue (Tony) Rael and Caryl Smith; uncle, Gary (Sharon) Thompson; and numerous cousins. ...
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Jean Ruth Hallock

September 11, 1935 - June 3, 2018

Jean Ruth Hallock, 82, passed away June 3, 2018. Survived by husband, Donald V. Hallock; children, Jim (Jan), John, Donald Jr. (Lois), Mary Hughes (Stark) and Anne Bergstrom; brother, Kenneth (Rebecca) Van Es; brothers-in-law, Richard (Anne) and Thomas (Fran); 12 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, June and...
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Elsie May Rogers

July 6, 1933 - June 3, 2018

Elsie May Rogers, 84, passed away peacefully on June 3, 2018. Elsie was born July 7, 1933. On June 15, 1951, she married the love of her life, Jimmie F. Rogers. They have called Pueblo home since the late 1950's. She dedicated her life to her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Elsie loved to sew, crochet and spend time with...
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Bill C. Farmer

December 2, 1924 - May 28, 2018

Farmer, Bill C. It is with great sadness that the family of Bill Farmer announces his passing at home surrounded by family on Memorial Day, May 28, 2018 at the age of 93 years. Mr. Farmer is survived by his wife, Mary, and his children, Fran McClave (Kathy Farley) and Nancy Aiello (Dominic Piro) all of Pueblo. He will also be missed and forever loved by his three...
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Jennifer Sevilla Hanagan-Baldwin

January 27, 1972 - May 28, 2018

Jennifer Sevilla Hanagan-Baldwin, 46, passed away unexpectedly May 28, 2018. Survived by husband, Terry Baldwin; sister, Charla Winters; mother, Kathleen (Rollie) Clark; beloved nephew, Connor Bressan; aunt, Susan Colleen Hall; and cousin, Paula Hall. Preceded in death by grandparents, Henry and Katharine Hanagan. Jennifer was born January 27, 1972&...
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Gordon L. Bothwell

February 10, 1924 - May 26, 2018

Gordon L. Bothwell, 94, went to be with our Lord, on May 26, 2018. Survived by his niece of the family home, Debbie Watkins; friend and "partner," Henry “Rodney” Sears. Those that called him Dad, Walter Menge, Mark Menge and Barbra Berry; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. Preceded in death by parents; wife of 60 years, Evelyn...
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Lola Ruth Drake

February 26, 1922 - May 26, 2018

Lola Ruth (Wootton) Drake, 96, left this world on May 26, 2018. She was born in Toronto, Kans. February 26, 1922, to Ora and Albert Wootton and was the youngest of nine children. Lola was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Drake in 1968; and their son, Gary Drake in 1999. She is survived by her daughter, Sharryl Irvine; grandson, Steven Robb;...
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Jean Rose Cunico

October 18, 1929 - May 26, 2018

Jean Rose Cunico, age 88, passed away May 26, 2018. Born in Oakview, Colo. on October 18, 1929, to Mike and Josephine Cernoia who preceded her in death. Also preceded in death by her beloved husband, Oliver J. Cunico; son-in-law, James R. DiIorio; sister, Mary Grando; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lawrence and Frances Cernoia, Joseph and Mildred...
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Mabel Alice Martin

July 8, 1929 - May 25, 2018

Mabel Alice Martin, 88, passed away May 25, 2018. Survived by children, Char (Joe) O’Brien, Ed (Betsy) Martin, Jeff (Eloisa) Martin and Ben Martin; and brother, Jim Walden. Preceded in death by husband, Gene Martin; three sisters, Ellen, Mary and Doris; and one brother, Samuel. Mabel was born to Cecil and Ruth Walden on July 8, 1929, in...
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Donna Lee Thompson

October 10, 1934 - May 23, 2018

Donna Lee Thompson, 83, passed away May 23, 2018. Survived by her children, Debbie (Greg) McCaulley and Tony Thompson; grandchildren, Joe, Grayson and Brehanna McCaulley. Preceded in death by her husband, Joe Thompson; and special sister-in-law, Bea Hice. Donna was born to Ralph and Dehra Dengler on Oct. 10, 1934, in Salida, Colo. She loved the services...
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Joseph Cherry

April 24, 1924 - May 23, 2018

Joseph Cherry, 94, left this life to a new life in Heaven on May, 23, 2018. He was born in Cumro, Neb. to John and Lucy Cherry. Preceded in death by his parents; wife of 74 years, Doris; daughter, Sandra; and two sisters, Sylvia and Mary Lee. Joseph is survived by his son, Richard (Joan); grandchildren, Dusty Smith and John (Kristen); great- grandchildren...
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Anthony Louis Paglione

October 11, 1950 - May 21, 2018

Anthony “Tony” Louis (Bongirno) Paglione (Self written) He entered this life October 11, 1950, and departed May 21, 2018. Preceded in death by his magnificent parents, Louis and Antoinette (Bongirno) Paglione; his brother-in-law, Bobby Corsentino; uncle, Richard Paglione; and business partner, Bill Wodiuk; all three who treated and loved him like a brother....
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Justin Kyle Shrewsbury

January 20, 1986 - May 20, 2018

Justin Kyle Shrewsbury, 32, passed away unexpectedly on May 20, 2018. Survived by his parents, Tim and Shonna Shrewsbury; children, Justice and Skyler Shrewsbury; children’s mom, Brandice Pearson; brother, Dustin (Samantha) Shrewsbury and their children, Colten and Dixie; sister, Jaime (Cody) Hepworth and their son, Corbin; and numerous uncles,...
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Glen Arthur Proeschold

November 28, 1935 - May 17, 2018

Glen A. Proeschold, 82, passed away May 17, 2018. Survived by wife, Ruth Proeschold; children, Holly (Gary) Millar of Colorado Springs, Darby (Tim) Miller of Parker and Scott (RaeJean) Proescholdbell of Durham, N.C.; siblings, Ron (Joan) Proeschold of California, Peggy (Arnie) Ellsbury of Iowa and Marlys (Jim) Blair of Arizona; five grandchildren; and three...
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Torry Lee Henson

November 3, 1967 - May 15, 2018

Torry Lee Henson, 50, passed away May 15, 2018. Survived by husband, Melvin “Mel” Henson; children, Matthew Allen Carroll, Aaron Ray Henson, Nicholas Jay Sherman and Jordan Lee Sherman; father, Dale Allen Bolen; siblings, Arthur Paul McGowan and Teddy Jo Champagne; and many other beloved family members. Preceded in death by mother, Sharon...
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Reginald Clyde Landrum

April 5, 1937 - May 11, 2018

Reginald Clyde Landrum, 81, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away peacefully while surrounded by loving family on May 11, 2018, at MorningStar at Bear Creek in Colorado Springs, Colo. Reg was born April 5, 1937, in Meridian, Mississippi. During his childhood and young adulthood, he lived with his beloved family in Mississippi, California and Oklahoma City....
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William C. Eller

June 19, 1956 - May 11, 2018

William C. "Bill" Eller, 61, of Pueblo West, Colo., passed away May 11, 2018. Survived by wife, Martha; mother, Selma; and brother, Jerry; beloved by the Eller and Spitzer families; and his loyal dogs, Bronco and Nugget. Bill was preceded in death by his father, Glenn R. Sr.; and brother, Glenn Jr. Bill was born to Selma and Glenn Eller on June 19,...
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Alice Dianne Bachman

November 3, 1931 - May 9, 2018

Alice Dianne Bachman, 86, passed away May 9, 2018. Mother of faithful caretaker , Linda Bachman, Denver, Susan Clark, Barstow, Calif., Sharon (Steven) Gould, Aurora, Debra (Maurice) Riner, Chugiak, Alaska. Grandmother of Julie Clark and Neal Gould; great-grandmother of Sidnie (Jesse) Brown, Preston and Spencer Clark; great - great -...
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Mary Linn Hayes

October 31, 1934 - May 7, 2018

Mary Linn Hayes, 83, passed away May 7, 2018. Survived by children, Cathy Hayes and Skip Hayes; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, Ralph Hayes; and daughter, Tena Hayes. Mary Linn was born Oct. 31, 1934, in Oklahoma. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family, gardening, sewing and watching the...
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Kenneth Earle Minor

January 7, 1926 - May 7, 2018

Kenneth Earle Minor, age 92, passed away peacefully on May 7, 2018 at Brookdale El Camino in Pueblo, Colorado. He moved there in August 2017 after living his entire life in the Denver area. Kenneth was born on January 7, 1926. Kenneth was proceeded in death by his cherished wife of 66 years, Lois Lucille (Armstrong) Minor, his brother Donald, his father Floyd...
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Richard Gonzales

November 10, 1945 - May 6, 2018

Richard Leonard Gonzales, beloved husband and father passed away unexpectedly Sunday Evening, May 6, 2018. 72 years old, Rich is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Patricia; son Kevin (Amanda) Gonzales; five grandchildren; siblings, Martin (Daisy) Gonzales, Theresa (Arsenio) Sanchez, Margaret (Frank) Trujillo, all of Pueblo; and numerous nieces and...
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Vikki Lynn Anselmo Carleo

June 26, 1957 - May 4, 2018

Vikki Lynn Carleo, 60, passed away May 4, 2018. Survived by children, Lacey (Alex) Stephenson and Tony Mike Carleo; stepdaughter, Gina (Ron) Carleo-Sniff; granddaughter, Bella; father, Anthony (Joy May) Anselmo; sister, Jodi Anselmo-Spinuzzi; sister-in-law, Paula Anselmo; brother, Frank Anselmo; nieces, Jami Kuzara, Peggy Johnsen, Brittani...
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Guadalupe Jimenez

August 9, 1929 - May 3, 2018

Guadalupe “Lupe” Jimenez, 88, was embraced by God and taken to His dwelling place on May 3, 2018. Waiting for Her in Heaven will be her devoted husband, Ines; and beloved sons, Lenny and JJ. Also greeting her will be her parents, Jose and Amalia; and her siblings, Joe, Dan, Mary and Sue. She is survived by her loving son, Mike (Alla) Jimenez....
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Steve C. Aikman

September 5, 1956 - May 1, 2018

Steve Aikman, 61, passed away unexpectedly on May 1, 2018. Survived by his wife, Sherri Aikman; son, David (Lyric) Aikman; parents, Charles and Patricia Aikman; and sister, Susie (Jim) Trepinski. Steve was a chaplain at CMHIP and enjoyed his family, hiking, gardening, the beach, astronomy and music. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Monday, May 7,...
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Michael L. Gurule

September 28, 1948 - April 27, 2018

Michael Gurule, 69, passed away April 27, 2018. Survived by daughters, Sandra Tompkins and Ricia Rosendahl; six grandchildren, Alexandra, Danielle, Graycen, Trey, Mikaela and Brianna; one great-grandchild, Kassadin; and siblings, Edna, Frank, Paul, Al, Danny, Floyd and Leroy. Preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Gurule;...
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Brenda P. Bieker

March 17, 1951 - April 27, 2018

Brenda Patricia Bieker, 67, of Penrose, Colo. passed away Friday, April 27, 2018. Surrounded by husband, Floyd Bieker; Betty Buck, Helen Bieker, Manuel and Debbie Aguilar and Jerry and Sandy Gatewood. Also survived by Dick (Bev) Cerise, Sheila James, Jerry (Ester) Bieker, Betty (Joe) Buck, Mona Bieker, Helen Bieker, Peggy Bieker,...
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Betty J. Cohen

May 5, 1947 - April 26, 2018

Betty J. Cohen, 70, passed away April 26, 2018. Survived by loving friend and partner, Jack Rademacher; cousins, David and Jill Mittleman, Ann Yahr and Dave Hirsch and families; and special friends, Hays Alexander, Barbara Midyett and Kathleen Pusatory. Preceded in death by parents; aunt, Esther (Max) Berman; and cousin, Marjorie (Irwin) Mittleman. ...
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Billy E. Hubbard

October 12, 1924 - April 22, 2018

Billy E. Hubbard “Bill Hubbard,” “Pops,” made his way to Heaven on April 22, 2018, at the age of 93. He is survived by his daughter, Jill (John) Hubbard-Ogulin; step-children, Debbie De Stefano and David Elliott and their children; niece, Susan (Brian) Hubbard-Hansen; grand-niece, Heather (Ryan) Hubbard-Peace; great-grand nephew, Jack...
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Elma M. Cordova

February 25, 1922 - April 20, 2018

Elma M. Cordova, 96, passed away April 20, 2018. Survived by daughters, Anna Marie Griego, Bertha (Gilbert) Pacheco, Noreen (Louis) Cordova, Amelia (Pete) Gomez and Cindy (Paul) Chapman; and numerous grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, Robert Cordova; and son, Roger Cordova. Elma was born in Costilla, N.M. and enjoyed Bingo. Funeral Mass,...
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Ophelia Flanagan Jensen

May 20, 1928 - April 20, 2018

Mrs. Ophelia "TRUDI" Flanagan-Jensen, 89, of Pueblo Colorado, was called home to be with Jesus on Friday, April 18, 2018. She passed away due to complications from dementia at Minnequa Medicare, where she was loved by everyone she met and treated them to a huge smile. She was born May 20, 1928, to Aurora Padilla and Eduardo Martinez, who have since preceded...
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Nancy Ann Whitman

October 21, 1940 - April 20, 2018

Nancy Ann Whitman, 77, of Pueblo West, passed away April 20, 2018, with her family by her side. Nancy was born October 21, 1940, in Granite City, Illinois to Truman and Dolly Shelton. She is survived by her loving family - husband, Neil Whitman; children, Sherri (Jim) Richardson, Michael Robins, Joey (Maria) Robins, Greg (Leanne) Whitman&...
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Natalie DeLuca

September 15, 1926 - April 20, 2018

Natalie DeLuca, 91, passed away April 20, 2018. Survived by her children, Carole DeLuca of Colorado Springs and Anne (Jay) DeLuca-Batzner of Plymouth, Wisc.; and granddaughter, Emily Wolf of Mustang, Okla. Preceded in death by her husband, Joe DeLuca; parents, Edward and Anne Zalewski; son, Paul DeLuca; siblings, Robert Zalewski and Paula Kerr. Natalie...
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Elna Gale Ward

April 19, 2018

Elna Gale (Schmidt) Ward, 96, formerly of Canon City, Colo., went home to be with her Lord on April 19, 2018. She passed away at home with her family in Norman, Okla. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Fredrick Ward and their two children, Esther Ruth, and Paul Daniel Ward. She leaves behind four children, Martha (Marty) Baldwin of Norman&...
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George E. Lehman

December 19, 1939 - April 19, 2018

George Lehman, 78, died peacefully April 19th, 2018, at home surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Judy Lehman; his daughters, Georgia (Neil) Enslow and Julie (Dustin) Taylor; four grandchildren, Shawnna Fanning, Wesley Fanning, Caleb Taylor and Aaron Taylor; two great-grandchildren, Andilee & Jamison; his sisters, Sandra...
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Charlotte Keach

December 20, 1932 - April 17, 2018

Charlotte Keach left for Heaven on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. A left-handed activist with a quick wit and generous sense of humor, Charlotte was an amazing fixer. She fixed family traumas, toilets and everything in between. Sudoko, crossword puzzles and Celebrity Cypher were her guilty pleasures. An avid reader, recycler and gardener, she also loved reading the Word,...
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Charles Anthony Anselmo, Jr.

February 3, 1982 - April 17, 2018

Charles A. Anselmo, Jr., 36, passed away unexpectedly on April 17, 2018. Survived by father, Charles A. Anselmo, Sr.; mother, Iris Martinez; grandparents, Michael and Martha Anselmo; special aunt and uncle, JoAnn and Roy Ramos; and various aunts, uncles and cousins in Pueblo and Denver. Preceded in death by Uncle Bobby Ling. Charlie was born to Charles...
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Isabel H. Caldwell

May 8, 1925 - April 14, 2018

Isabel H. “Boonie” Caldwell, 92, passed away April 14, 2018. Survived by son, Chuck (Diane) Caldwell; daughters, Nancy Caldwell, Kathy (Dave) Schunk and Ellen Caldwell; and grandchildren, Dana Ausbun, Natalie, Eric and Kelly Schunk. Preceded in death by husband, Douglas W. Caldwell (1996); siblings, Elmo Hebert and Ruth Kime. Boonie was...
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Charlotte L. Overton

February 20, 1928 - April 14, 2018

Charlotte L. Overton, 90, passed away April 14, 2018. Survived by Chuck (Melanie) Overton; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, Charles Overton; daughter, Vicky Knutson; and seven siblings. Charlotte was born to Martin and Sylvia Davis on Feb. 20, 1928, in Kellerton, Iowa, she spent most of her career days in Des...
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Rita Diana Lyster

January 28, 1933 - April 12, 2018

Rita Diana Lyster, 85, passed away April 12, 2018. Survived by sister, Marie Andrews; niece, Jennifer Reed; grandnieces, Allison, Jessica, Erica and Stephanie of Michigan; grandnephew, Thomas Andrews; and cousin, Jill Stevens. Preceded in death by father, Tomijero Nakasato; mother, Dorothy Goodings; brother, Anton Goodings; sister, Joan...
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Luciano Frank Barela, Jr.

February 14, 1952 - April 9, 2018

Luciano Frank Barela, Jr., 66, passed away April 9, 2018. Survived by his mother, Martha Barela; siblings, Stella (Richard) Medina, Phil (Julie) Barela, Ray Barela, Ed (Anita) Barela, Steve Barela and Patti (Donovan) Gomez. Preceded in death by his father, Luciano “Louie” Barela, Sr.; and nephew, Jim Bob. Luciano was a Vietnam...
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Ruth A. Simon

May 4, 1933 - April 7, 2018

Ruth A. (Rose) Simon, 84, passed peacefully on April 7, 2018, in Pueblo, Colo. She was born to Mary Jess and Orin S. Rose on May 4, 1933, in El Paso, Texas. Ruth graduated from Centennial High School, Southern Colorado State College (BA) and earned a Master’s Degree at Adams State College. She retired as a teacher of 25+ years from District 60. She...
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Walter Lee Bassett

May 25, 1935 - April 7, 2018

Walter “Walt” Lee Bassett, 82, transitioned from this life into his new life on April 7, 2018, after a struggle with heart disease. He was born on May 25, 1935, in Rocky Ford, Colo. to Ellsworth and Lillian Bassett. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Ellen Ruth Bassett. Walt and Ellen were married for 57 wonderful years. Walt is...
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Velma Kathryn Labertew

October 11, 1918 - April 5, 2018

Velma Kathryn Labertew, 99, passed away April 5, 2018. Survived by daughter, Becky (Steve) Flori; granddaughters, Erin Flori and Angela Herrera; great-grandchildren, Elaina and Cole Herrera; and siblings, Wayne Morris and Alene Karnes. Preceded in death by her husband, Ray Labertew; and siblings, Weldon Morris, Bob Morris and Mildred Wofford. Velma was...
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Verlin Messenger

April 5, 1937 - April 2, 2018

Verlin “Bubby” Messenger, 80, went to be with the Lord on April 2, 2018. He was preceded in death by the love of his life and wife of 55 years, Frances; two sons, Andrew and Gerald; and parents, Paul and Lola. Survived and missed by sons, John and Carl (Lorina) Messenger; ten grandchildren, Amanda (Josh) McClure, Jennifer Huskin, Jackie...
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Bernadine Nardin

August 20, 1929 - March 31, 2018

Bernadine “Nadine” (Ugolini) Nardin, 88, passed away, Passover, March 31, 2018. Survived by children, Glen and Jill Nardin of Virginia Beach, Va., Carl and Lori Nardin of Omaha, Neb., Ted and Amy Nardin of Valrico, Fla., Nancy and Bruce Artus of Pueblo West; sister, Charlene (Tony) Harmon Stillmunks of Colorado Springs; brother,...
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Staci Gladin

June 28, 1949 - March 29, 2018

Staci Gladin, 68, passed away March 29, 2018. Survived by father, Billy E. Hubbard; mother, Lisa Surette; sister, Jill (John) Hubbard-Ogulin; step-siblings, Debbie De Stefano and David Elliot; cousins, Susie (Brian) Hubbard-Hansen, Heather (Ryan) Hubbard-Peace and their son, Jack Fitzgerald Hubbard-Peace, Jeff (Lupe) Hubbard, children,...
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Deborah Lorraine Vawter

November 23, 1959 - March 29, 2018

Deborah “Deb” L. Vawter, 58, passed away March 28, 2018. She had a nine year battle with cancer and fought bravely. Deb was born to Richard and Alice (nee Frazer) Vawter on Nov. 23, 1959, in La Junta, Colo. Survived by beloved sons, Jacob (Brittany) Campbell and John-Paul (Michelle Wiseman) Campbell; adorable grandson, Benjamin; mother and step...
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Gene D. Dysart

March 3, 1934 - March 28, 2018

Gene D. Dysart, 84, passed away March 28, 2018. Survived by his wife, Helen Dysart; daughter, Gena McLaughlin; and grandson, Trey McLaughlin all of Pueblo West. Preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Mildred Dysart of Waverly, Mo.; and brother, Wayne Dysart of Kearney, Mo. Gene was born in Dover, Mo., served in the U.S. Marines and was a...
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Lois Louise Duvall

August 28, 1925 - March 27, 2018

Lois Louise Duvall, age 92, of Inverness, FL, and formerly of Pueblo, CO, passed away at Citrus Health and Rehab, Inverness, on March 27, 2018. Lois was born in Logansport, IN, to the late Reese and Marie (Wackerly) Laird. She was married to Robert Duvall for 49 years until his passing on February 21, 2003. A Christian by faith, Lois was a...
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The Most Reverend Arthur N. Tafoya D.D.

March 2, 1933 - March 24, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Most Reverend Bishop Arthur Nicolas Tafoya and the Diocese of Pueblo announce his passing on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at the age of 85. Bishop Tafoya was born in 1933 in Alameda, N.M. He attended Alameda Elementary School, St. Mary Catholic School, Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary in Santa Fe and Conception Seminary in...
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Linda Marie Conley

February 21, 1943 - March 20, 2018

Linda Marie Conley, 75, passed away March 20, 2018. Survived by children, Mike (Ronda) Conley, Dawn (Jeff) Turrieta and Dutch (Kirsten) Conley; grandchildren, Sarah Conley, Danielle (Grant) Conley, Brittany (Steve) Ventura, Raechel (Cade) Arnett, Christopher (Ashlee) Martinez, Megan Conley and Dutch Conley; 13 great-grandchildren; niece, Kimberly...
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Susan Lynn Rehnberg

May 30, 1952 - March 20, 2018

Susan L. Rehnberg, 65, of Pueblo, Colo. formerly of Shakopee, Minn. Passed away peacefully on March 20, 2018. Preceded in death by parents, Ken and Jean Rehnberg; and brother, Tom. Survived by husband, Randy Niezen; sister, Karen (Tom) Clapp; nephews, Jason (Heidi) Bauer-Clapp and Kristian Rehnberg; grand-nieces, Emma and Cora; grand-nephew, Eli;...
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Walter Irvon Ladd II

February 2, 1964 - March 17, 2018

Walter Irvon "Wally" Ladd II. Born Feb. 2, 1964; passed away March 17, 2018. Survived by parents, Donald and Sharon Ladd; two sisters, two brothers-in-law, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and great-nephews. Wally was a father figure for Colton, Cody and Cameron Clay. Beloved Boy Scout leader. He loved motorcycles and "Star Wars." Memorial service&...
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Albert Anthony Krall

May 3, 1923 - March 16, 2018

Albert Anthony “Abby” Krall, 94, born May 3, 1923, passed away peacefully at home on March 16, 2018. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Wanda (Shifflet) Krall; parents, Joseph and Angela Krall; sisters, Angela Meglen, Frances Skoff, Matilda Veylupek and Sister Anne Krall; and brothers, Joseph Jr, Raymond, Frank and Edward Krall....
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Robert Paul Cline

March 1, 1940 - March 15, 2018

Robert “Bob” Paul Cline,78, born on March 1, 1940, and passed away March 15, 2018. Survived by wife, Roberta Cline; daughters, Michelle (Tom) Flesher and Mardell (Charlie) Di Domenico; grandchildren, Mikaelah (Karl) Kuenhold, Rachel Flesher (Nicholas), Zachary Prutch, Gio (Brooke) Di Domenico and Gabe Di Domenico; and siblings, Carol&...
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Barbara LaVonne Cancino

January 3, 1932 - March 15, 2018

Barbara LaVonne Cancino, 86, passed away March 15, 2018, born on Jan. 3, 1932, to the union of Alvah and Mabel (Cooley) Morgan, now deceased, as are Barbara’s siblings excepting for a sister, Carol Huey, of Missouri and many nieces and nephews. Barbara is survived by her husband of 65 wonderfully memorable years, Frank Cancino; daughter,...
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Phyllis M. Brown

May 31, 1943 - March 13, 2018

Phyllis M. Brown, 74, of Pueblo, Colo. Went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2018. Phyllis was born May 31, 1943. Preceded in death by her parents, Phillip and Helen(Scherbak) Datz and sister, Elizabeth J “Betty” Datz Mundkowsky. Survived by her husband of 41 years, Kenneth L Brown; daughter, Jurica Gaston; son, Michael D Brown;...
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Juanita D. Bell

May 1, 1924 - March 12, 2018

Juanita D. Bell, 93, passed away March 12, 2018. Nita joined her husband, David, on his birthday in heaven. She leaves to cherish her memory her son, Frank; nieces and nephews in Wisconsin; and her special niece, companion and caretaker, Judy Salanitro. At her request, no services. Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com
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Robert W. Milhollin

January 9, 1925 - March 9, 2018

Robert W. Milhollin, 93, passed away March 9, 2018. Survived by daughter, Debbie (Bruce) DeVore; stepchildren, Douglas Hanson and Karolyn Madrid; several nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and special nephews, Ray and Mark Milhollin. Preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Jean; parents, Roy and Mary Milhollin; grandchildren,...
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Laura Lynn Poll

April 24, 1971 - March 9, 2018

Laura Lynn “Laurie” Poll. Sunrise April 24, 1971 ~ Sunset March 9, 2018. Preceded in death by her father, Leo Poll. Survived by her mother, Theresa Poll; sister, Lisa Peterson; grandmother, Marie Fabian; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Laurie was a funny, intelligent and talented young woman. She attended CSU-P, earning a Bachelor of Arts...
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Adah Phelps

February 17, 1925 - March 5, 2018

Adah Phelps, 93, passed away March 5, 2018. Survived by husband of 69 years, Harvey W. Phelps; children, Castle (Robyn) Phelps, Stuart (Susan) Phelps and Martha (Joseph) DeMers; grandchildren, Jared (Stella) Phelps, Christian (Mallory) Phelps, Tyler Phelps, Hannah DeMers and Samuel DeMers; great-grandchildren, Enoch Phelps, Eisley Phelps and Miles...
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Robin Jill Adams

December 31, 1959 - March 5, 2018

Robin Jill Adams, 58, passed away March 5, 2018. Survived by children, Michael Adams, Tabitha (Chris) Cowart and Tiffany (Dave) Klein; mother, Connie Elliott; grandchildren, Julia, Christina, Cara, Kyle, Katelyn, Kevin, Kendall and Kimberly. Preceded in death by father, James J. Elliott. Robin was born to James and Connie Elliott on...
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Thomas F. Stewart

April 2, 1945 - March 4, 2018

Thomas Stewart, 72, of Pueblo, died Sunday, March 4, 2018, at Sangre de Cristo Hospice & Palliative Care. He was born April 2, 1945, to Nicholas and Mildred Stewart, who preceded him in death. Also preceded in death by his brothers, Nicholas Stewart, Richard Stewart; and sister, Shirley Sutcliffe. Survived by daughter, Patricia (Kelly) Mickelson...
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Betty C. Mendine

June 17, 1932 - February 24, 2018

Betty C. Mendine, 85, passed away Feb. 24, 2018. Survived by sons, Martin F. Mendine, III and William K. Mendine. Preceded in death by husband of almost 50 years, Martin F. Mendine, Jr. Betty was born in Fayetteville, Ark., worked and played basket ball for the FBI while attending George Washington University. Later, she taught ballroom dance throughout...
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William T. Campbell

January 5, 1947 - February 24, 2018

Major William (Bill) T Campbell, 71, passed away peacefully on Feb. 24, 2018 after a courageous battle with metastatic renal cancer. He was born to James J Campbell and Frances R Moles Campbell Jan. 5, 1947 in Logansport, IN. He is preceded in death by his parents. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Marilee Nickelson, children Chad Campbell, Allison...
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Victor Francis Thurman

February 9, 1960 - February 22, 2018

Victor Francis Thurman, 58, passed away Feb. 22, 2018. Survived by his mother, Herlinda Rivas-Thurman; sisters, Leticia Thurman (Juan), Diana Martinez (Miguel), Celeste Thurman (Eric), Linda Thurman-Sanchez (Christopher); numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Preceded in death by his father, Jerry Thurman. Victor was born in Pueblo, Colo....
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Leroy Allen Lindsey

December 11, 1933 - February 19, 2018

LeRoy Lindsey was born on December 11,1933, and passed away peacefully on February 19, 2018, in Colorado Springs. Lee is survived by his daughters, Toni (Bob) Vine, Lisa Tuman, Terri Lindsey; grandchildren, Brett (Jessica) Sugamele, Brooke Sugamele, Daniel (Jacquelyn) Azcarate, John (Kim) Azcarate, Ruben (Heather) Martinez, Jose (Brittany)...
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Verna L. Robinson

April 28, 1923 - February 19, 2018

Verna L. Robinson, our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, neighbor, and friend, completed her life’s journey of 94 years on February 19, 2018. She was a woman who embodied the word "matriarch" in every way. She was the rock, the constant, and the pillar of our family. Strong willed, smart, witty, feisty, funny, beautiful,...
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Charles F. Salerno

December 3, 1936 - February 17, 2018

Charles F. Salerno, MD Passed away Saturday February 17th, 2018, at the age of 81. Charles was born in Warren, PA in 1936, the youngest of four children. He was high school class president, catcher on the baseball team, and quarterback on the football team. Until the end, he advocated the single wing and drop kick. He graduated from the University of Buffalo and...
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Beatrice Arellano

June 8, 1927 - February 15, 2018

Beatrice Saldana Arellano, age 90, of Pueblo Colo., went to be with the Lord Thursday, February 15, 2018. Beatrice was born to Anastachio and Beselia Saldana June 8, 1927. Visitation will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Beatrice's Celebration of Life Service,10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel....
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Bruce M. Schiffer

August 3, 1955 - February 14, 2018

Bruce M. Schiffer, 62, passed away Feb. 14, 2018. Survived by his wife of 40 years, Marty; sons, Travis and Taylor (Samantha); grandson, Brayden; mother, Nancy; siblings, Tod (Karen), Keith and Lorie (Mike) Diodosio; and father-in-law, Dick Mullennix. Preceded in death by his father, Verl; and mother-in-law, Jacque Mullennix. Service, 2 p.m....
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Joaquin J. LeFebre

August 14, 1949 - February 14, 2018

Joaquin J. “Jake” “Eagle” LeFebre, 68, passed away Feb. 14, 2018. Survived by wife, Shannon; and LeFebre family members. Jake was an Air Force Combat Engineer, VietNam veteran and member Iron Workers Union Local 24. At his request, cremation has taken place. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com
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Harold Edward Poole

February 2, 1927 - February 13, 2018

Harold E. Poole, 91, WW II US Army Veteran, passed away February 13, 2018, at McCandless Veterans Home, Florence. Born February 3, 1927 in Cambridge, MA to Peter and Inza Poole. During WW II he served in the Pacific Theater. On his return from service, he worked as a snow plow driver for the State of Connecticut. He also worked at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft,...
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Suzanne Marie Bagale

September 5, 1943 - February 11, 2018

Suzanne Marie Bagale, 74, beloved wife of Dr. John Bagale, for 51 years, died peacefully at home on Feb. 11, 2018, following a long illness. Survived by her children, Daniel Bagale, Jennifer (Jeff) Aguilar; grandchildren, Joshua Albert Aguilar and Jeffrey Aguilar; brothers Daniel Brudnyak and Dennis Brudnyak. Despite her illness, she was always cheerful...
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M. Jeanine Eadie

January 7, 1932 - February 10, 2018

M. Jeanine Eadie, 86, passed away Feb. 10, 2018. Survived by children, George (Tracy) Eadie and Sharon Robinson; grandchildren, Krysta (Derek) Stickler, Casey (Jay Lohrmeyer) Robinson and Dylan (Taybor Johnson) Robinson; great-grandchildren, Hartlee and Rigley Stickler and Kaleb Lohrmeyer; brother, Dan (Pat) Snell, sister-in-law, Marilyn Snell; and...
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Barbara H. Chambers

July 20, 1931 - February 9, 2018

Barbara H. Chambers, 86, passed away February 9, 2018. She was born on July 20, 1931, in Parsons, Kan., to Rolland and Berniece (Webb) Hoppock. Her love of music began at a young age with the piano. She shared that love with others; starting in 6th grade, by singing in the church choir and playing piano and organ for church services and weddings. She graduated...
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Wallace R. Poole

July 5, 1929 - February 9, 2018

Wallace R. Poole, 88, passed away Feb. 9, 2018. Born July 5, 1929, in Cambridge, Mass., to Peter and Inza Poole. Wallace served in the U.S. Army in the OCC during WWII, the USAF during the Korean and Vietnam Wars, as well as many other places around the world. After retiring from the military, he worked several years for Pratt and Whitney Aircraft, now...
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Father William T. Gleeson

September 13, 1938 - February 7, 2018

Father William Thomas Gleeson was born September 13, 1938 in Jersey City, NJ to James Francis Gleeson and Mary Elizabeth (Reidy) Gleeson. Fr. Gleeson was the youngest of four siblings, two brothers (James F. and John J.) and one sister (Mary P.). He attended Seminary at Immaculate Conception in Conception, Missouri, which he completed in 1966. Fr. Gleeson was ordained a...
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JoAnn Rosengren

September 26, 1928 - February 6, 2018

JoAnn Rosengren, 89, passed away Feb. 6, 2018. Survived by her husband of 68 years, Roger Rosengren; children, Kris (Gregg) Hartman, Victor Rosengren; granddaughters, Jessica and Danielle Hartman; niece, Mary (John) Madigan; nephew, Kurt (Paula) Rosengren; numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews. Born Sept. 26, 1928, in Gaylord, Kan. to...
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Harry Bauman

September 7, 1915 - February 6, 2018

Harry Bauman, 102, of Heritage Club, Greenwood Village, Colo., died Feb. 6, 2018, after a short illness. He was born Sept. 7, 1915, in St. John, Kan. He was the son of William Henry Bauman and Effie Mae Beaman who preceded him in death. He graduated from Fowler High School with the class of 1932 and started farming soon after. Harry dryland farmed...
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Sharon Ada Udovich

October 6, 1943 - February 6, 2018

Sharon Ada (Trella) Udovich, 74, passed away peacefully at home Feb. 6, 2018. Sharon was born Oct. 6, 1943, in Canon City, Colo., where she was raised on an apple farm. She attended East High School and graduated in 1961. She was in East High School’s second graduating class as well as East High School’s second Homecoming Queen. Sharon worked and retired...
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John A. Cantrell

August 29, 1943 - February 6, 2018

John A. Cantrell, 74, passed away Feb. 6, 2018. Survived by wife of 53 years, Audrey; daughters, Amy and Wendy Cantrell; grandchildren, Carrie (Thomas) Bimbi and Ryan (Debra) Duncan; and three great-grandchildren. Services at a later date. Memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 1207 Pueblo Blvd Way, Pueblo, CO 81005. Online condolences,...
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Patricia Ann DeGrasse

August 4, 1945 - February 6, 2018

Patricia Ann DeGrasse, affectionately known as Patty, passed away peacefully on February 6, 2018. She was born to C.T. and Anna Fitzgerald on August 4, 1945, in Pueblo. Preceded in death was her brother, Ronnie; father, C.T. and mother, Anna. She is survived by husband, Kenneth DeGrasse; son, Kenny (Kelly) DeGrasse; and daughter, Aimee (Jim) Bond;...
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Michael Peter Kamin

July 28, 1914 - February 4, 2018

Michael Kamin, 103, passed away Feb. 4,2018. He was born July 28, 1914, at Rotshield Hospital in Paris, France. He came to the United States at age two. Michael was a WWII veteran serving with the US Coast Guard. He was a proud veteran throughout his life. He traveled and worked throughout Europe and the United States representing Motorola/Fairfield Corp. He was a CPA....
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Charlene L. Naglich

February 25, 1930 - February 4, 2018

Charlene L. Hill Naglich, 87, born Feb. 25, 1930, in Capulin, New Mexico, to Charles and Zelma Hill, passed away Feb. 4, 2018, in Pueblo, Colo. Survived by her children, Sandra Jean Wagle, Marlene (Ray) Edelstein and Mark (Angie) Naglich; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Martin Naglich. ...
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Lucy M. Bramon

December 24, 1934 - February 3, 2018

Lucy M. Bramon, 83, passed away Feb. 3, 2018. Survived by her husband, Robert; son, Steve; daughter, Cindy (Dennis Kaeding); brothers, Urby, Joe and Ramon; sisters, Elisa, Inez, Reinie and Marilyn; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents and sister, Virginia. Lucy was born to Urbano and Gertudes Muniz on Dec. 24, 1934,...
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Zachariah Lee Mauro

May 11, 1987 - February 2, 2018

Zachariah “Zach” Lee Mauro, 30, Passed away Feb 2, 2018. He was born on May 11, 1987 in Pueblo, CO. He was preceded in death by Grandpa Robert “Bob” Dennis, Grandpa Frank and Grandma Darlyn Mauro. Zach is survived by Fiance Cabreena R. Keithley, Mother Tamara Lynn Bullard, Son, Allen Mauro, Brother Zephaniah John Mauro, Father...
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Aggie DeJoy

April 4, 1982 - February 2, 2018

Aggie DeJoy, age 35, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Survived by spouse, Tonette DeJoy; sons, Neilas and Faustas; extended family, Theresa and Tony DeJoy and family. Service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Special thanks to Sangre de Cristo Hospice. Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com
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Charles Arellano

April 2, 1925 - January 31, 2018

Charles Arellano, age 92, of Pueblo, Colo., went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Charles was born to Felipe and Eluteria Arellano April 2, 1925. Visitation, 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, Montgomery & Steward Chapel followed by Charles’s Celebration of Life Service at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Praise Assembly, 2000 Troy Ave....
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Marvin P. VanderKolk

May 10, 1939 - January 31, 2018

Marvin P. VanderKolk, 78, passed away Jan. 31, 2018. Survived by wife, Jean; daughters, Julie (Ben) Simon and Jill (George) Dickert; grandson, Max Simon; brother, Bruce (Donna) VanderKolk; and two nephews, Roger and James. Marvin was born in Hopkins, Mich. growing up on a dairy farm. He attended Michigan State, receiving a degree in forestry. He worked...
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Erminia Maldonado

October 30, 1918 - January 31, 2018

On Wednesday, January 31, 2018, Erminia Maldonado, wife, mother, daughter, and sister, passed away peacefully at the age of 99. She was born on October 30, 1918, in Walsenburg, CO. Erminia will be lovingly remembered by her children, Dale (Cindy) Maldonado; Ramona Sanchez; Lorraine (Jake) Vallejo; sister, Ida Garbizo (Dave Vigil);...
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Russell E. DeSalvo

November 6, 1941 - January 30, 2018

Russell E. DeSalvo, 76, passed away on Jan. 30, 2018. Preceded in death by his parents, Barbara DeSalvo and Russell S. DeSalvo; sister, Lucinda Prince; and half brother, Carl DeSalvo. Survived by his brother, James DeSalvo; nephew, Robert Prince; and numerous cousins and second cousins. Russell was born on Nov. 6, 1941, in Durango, Colo. He was a...
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Dorothy Ann Dunlap

May 21, 1930 - January 29, 2018

Dorothy Ann Dunlap, 87, passed away Jan. 29, 2018. Preceded in death by her parents, John T. and Mary M. Dunlap Survived by first cousins, Mary Lois Blood (Frederick) Davenport, David (Jeanette) Walker, many second and third cousins, and many dear friends. Dorothy was born May 21, 1930, in Brush, Colo. She taught many years in School District 60. ...
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Leo John Scheberle

December 12, 1917 - January 28, 2018

Leo John Scheberle December 12, 1917 to January 28, 2018 Leo J. Scheberle, known to most as Lee, was born near St. Mary, Neb., later moving to Sterling, Colo., at age 4. He was the second oldest of 10 children, a first generation American of Austrian and Polish parents ~ Frank Scheberle and Mary (Chrzaszcz) Scheberle. Leo attended St. Anthony Catholic...
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Linda Lou Dickerson

October 8, 1947 - January 26, 2018

Linda Lou Dickerson, Oct. 8, 1947 ~ Jan. 26, 2018. Linda passed away after a long illness. She was a 1965 graduate from East High School, received her degree in cosmetology in 1966 from Colorado School of Cosmetology and worked for the Pueblo Planning Commission until 1972, when she became a full-time stay at home mother. Survived by loving husband of 52 years, H....
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Ida Jeanne Giadone

December 21, 1940 - January 25, 2018

Ida Jeanne Giadone, 77, passed away on January 25th, 2018, with her beloved brother by her side. Ida was born in Pueblo, Colorado on December 21st, 1940. She graduated from Centennial High School. She lived in many places both in the United States and abroad before returning to Pueblo in 2013. Early in her career, Ida was an elementary school teacher before going to...
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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; and 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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