The Tri-County Obituary Project

Huerfano County, Pueblo County, and Las Animas County, Colorado.

The Tri-County Obituary Project Coordinator is Louise Adams .
This page contributed by Karen Mitchell.

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Alaide, Martin
Martin Alaide - Walsenburg World - September 23, 1911 - Died at Solar Mine, September 18, 1911, Martin Alaide, age 38 years.

Alaraz, Basillio
Basillio Alaraz - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - March 31, 1922 - Pueblo - Two men are dead, a third probably will die and the police are looking for two others said to have been slightly wounded, although they escaped, as a result of a shooting affray in an alleged bootlegger's joint here. The dead are: Jesus Santana and Juan Saragoza. Basillio Alaraz is believed mortally wounded.

Alarcon, Anthony J.
Anthony J. Alarcon - Pueblo Chieftain - October 02, 2000 - Anthony J. Alarcon, age 81, a resident of Canon City, passed away on Sept. 27, 2000, in Canon City. He was born in Las Vegas, N.M., on Sept. 18, 1919. A son of the late Patrick and Rafaelita Monroe Alarcon. On March 4, 1961, at Heilbronn, Germany, he married Anita Heimpold. Mrs. Alarcon resides in Canon City. He is also survived by two sisters, Cinda Sandoval and Grace Cocca, both of Pueblo. Preceded in death by three sisters, Rafaelita, Josephine, Dolores; one brother, Ed. Mr. Alarcon was retired from the U.S. Army. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion, and TREA. Graveside service at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2000, at Fort Logan National Cemetery with full military honors.

Alarcon, Antonio Primitivo
Antonio Primitivo Alarcon - Pueblo Chieftain - November 29, 1998 - Antonio Primitivo Alarcon, 76, passed away Nov. 13, 1998, at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in San Francisco, Calif. Tony is survived by his beloved wife, Shari Weisberg Alarcon; cousins, Carrie Vigil, Amelia Santistevan; and several other cousins as well as special friends, Angie Ruiz and Carmen Moreno, all of Pueblo. At his request, he was cremated and buried at Roselawn Cemetery, where his parents and sister are also buried. In recent years, he traveled a great deal, visiting many foreign countries, including Mexico. He was a Navy Veteran having spent 31/2 years serving on ships during World War II. He went on to work with the Military Sea Transport Services, shipping out with many scientists engaged in establishing radar installations in the far shores of Alaska and points north. He had a lifelong love of the sea.

Alarid, Alfredo
Alfredo Alarid - Pueblo Chieftain - June 07, 2001 - Alfredo Alarid, 68, of Pueblo. Our father, friend and loved one left us on June 7, 2001. Born March 15, 1933, in New Mexico. Resident of Pueblo for 50 years. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Deluvina Alarid; parents, Jose and Eumelia Alarid; sister-in-law, Crisalda Gonzales; and son-in-law, Albert Lopez. Survived by his warm and loving family: children, Dorothy Lopez, George (Betty) Alarid, Richard Alarid, Patricia Alarid and David (Judy) Alarid, all of Pueblo; sister, Julia Gonzales; brothers, Joe (Belia) Alarid, Louie (June) Alarid; grandchildren, Linette (Mark) Padilla, Mario Lopez, Jason (Desseray) Alarid, Eric Justin (Tawnya) Alarid and Jolene (Ken) Prior; two great-grandchildren, Jonette Romero and Daniel Padilla; brother-in-law, Matias (Rosa) Gonzales; sisters-in-law, Rita Gonzales and Amalia (Evaristo) Gonzales; special niece, Julia (Andy) Rivera; and numerous nieces and nephews. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday at Romero Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anne Church. Celebrant, Rev. James Friel. Relatives and friends will be received Romero Courtesy Hall after rosary and interment.

Alarid, Annie Marie
Annie Marie Alarid - Delta County Independent - April 13, 2004 - Delta, CO - Annie Marie Alarid of Delta died on Friday, April 2, 2004, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. She was 84. Mrs. Alarid was born on April 9, 1919, in Trinidad, to Emelio and Adella (Herrera) Abeyta. She moved to Delta when she was seven. She married Tony A. Alarid on July 8, 1935, in Delta. He preceded her in death. Mrs. Alarid was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Delta. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and listening to music. She is survived by three sons and their wives, Louie and Margaret Alarid of Clearfield, Utah, David and Donna Alarid of Ogden, Utah, and Raymond and Teresa Alarid of Salt Lake City, Utah; four brothers, Lupe Abeyta, Joe Abeyta and Jimmy Abeyta, all of Delta, and Emelio Abeyta Jr. of Ogden, Utah; four sisters, Lena Garcia and Rosie Abeyta, both of Delta, Delfina Puredeo of Ogden, Utah, and Mary Calics of Aberdean, Wash.; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Mrs. Alarid was preceded in death by her husband, Tony Alarid, and three sisters. Rosary was recited on April 5, at Mesa View Mortuary Chapel, Mass of Christian Burial was held on April 6. Burial followed at Mesa View Mortuary-Cemetery. Mesa View Mortuary-Cemetery handled the arrangements.

Alarid, Deluvina M.
Deluvina M. Alarid - Pueblo Chieftain - August 08, 1997 - Deluvina M. Alarid, 68, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord Aug. 7, 1997. Born April 11, 1929, at Gonzales Ranch, N.M. Preceded in death by parents, Macario and Camilla Gonzales; sister, Crisalda Gonzales; and son-in-law, Albert Lopez. Survived by her loving husband, Alfredo Alarid and their children, Dorothy Lopez, George (Betty) Alarid, Richard Alarid, Patricia Alarid and David (Mistine) Alarid, all of Pueblo; sisters and brothers, Amalia (Evaristo) Gonzales, Rita Gonzales, Matias (Rosa) Gonzales, Eloy Gonzales, Fabian Gonzales, Adam Gonzales, Marcella Ramirez, Lydia Quintana, Peggy Sena, Rebecca Rodriguez, Betty Rodriguez and Ernestine Gonzales. Deluvina's grandchildren, Linette, Mario, Jason, Justin, Jolene and one great-granddaughter, Jonette. Numerous nephews and nieces. Viewing, Saturday and Sunday from 1-6 p.m. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday at Romero Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 11, at St. Anne Church. Celebrant, Rev. James Friel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Alarid, Evelyn E.
Evelyn E. Alarid - Pueblo Chieftain - May 30, 1999 - Evelyn E. Alarid, 68, passed away May 28, 1999. Survived by her beloved husband of 46 years, Max Alarid; children, Maxine (Baki) Ates, Ron (Marcie)Alarid, Debbie (Joe) Vigil, Art (JoDee) Alarid; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Stella Martinez, Rose (Louie) Cordova, Agnes Roybal, Sylvia Gomez; and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by one granddaughter, Leyla Ates; brother, Bennie Herrera; and parents, Joe and Augustina Herrera. Evelyn was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed being with her family. She loved fishing, bingo and enjoyed her grandchildren and all of their activities. She was a member of Sacred Heart Cathedral Church, and American Legion Woman's Auxiliary, Unit No. 2. Rosary, 7p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, both services at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Viewing, noon to 4p.m. Monday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Alarid, Jacob J.
Jacob J. Alarid - Huerfano World - April 6, 2006 – Jacob Alarid, May 23, 1913 – March 30, 2006 – Jacob J. Alarid, 92 of Brighton, passed away on March 30, 2006. He was born on May 23, 1913 in Greeley, to Victoriano and Juanita (Sanchez) Alarid. Jacob was the beloved husband of Angelita Maldonado for 68 years. He was the father of 10 children: Jacob, Jr., Paul, Juanita, Patrick, Orlando, Tom, Symfy, Aaron, Dominic, and Andrea. He is also survived by 33 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Mr. Alarid spent 30 years in the drywall trade and was successful in passing this trade on to at least 300 people, including his sons, family, and friends. A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, 2006 and Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 3, 2006, both at St. Augustine Catholic church, 675 E. Egbert St., Brighton, 80601. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Augustine Parish Life Center. Arrangements were entrusted to Tabor-Rice Funeral Home.

Alarid, Leo
Leo Alarid - Pueblo Chieftain - September 07, 2002 - Leo Alarid, 66, of Pueblo, passed away Sept. 5, 2002. He is preceded in death by his parents, Alberto and Delfina Alarid. Survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Glenda Alarid, of Pueblo; sons, Chuck (Debra) Alarid, Pueblo, Larry (Diane) Alarid, La Junta, Ronnie (Angel) Alarid, Pueblo and Bobby (Diana) Alarid, Pueblo; brothers, Joe (Pearl) and Fred (Marie) Alarid, Pueblo; sisters, Dora Romero, Los Alamos, N.M., Alice Alarid, Pueblo and Cora (Gary) Sherbert, Colorado Springs; grandchildren, Chris, Nikki, Russell, Dustin, Carlos, Sabrina, Crystal, Brittany, Melissa, Jessica, Pablito, Briana, B.J. and Amanda; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and a host of relatives. Leo enjoyed building custom and street rods, fishing and hunting. He was the founder of "The Outlaws" and "Goodtime Cruisers". He loved watching NASCAR Races and Broncos on television, watching his grandchildren play sports and the time he spent with his family. In lieu of food, donations may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice. Special thanks to Hospice for their care and help. Viewing will be 1 to 5 p.m. today, and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, at Romero Chapel. Vigil Rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday, and Funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m. Monday, both at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Cremation to follow. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall following Mass. Special thanks to Romero Family Funeral Home for their help.

Alarid, Theresa C.
Theresa C. Alarid - Huerfano World - October 28, 1999 - Theresa C. Alarid died October 12, 1999 in Denver. Born February 10, 1911 in Maxwell, NM, she was raised in Walsenburg. Survivors include her children, J.G. Espinoza, Minnie Espinoza, Donna Dotson, Dorothy Merling, Claude Espinoza, Gloria Anthony Ruiz, Juanita Salas, step-children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Memorial service at Salvation Army Chapel in Denver.

Albanese, Ashley Nicole
Ashley Nicole Albanese - Pueblo Chieftain - November 16, 1999 - Ashley Nicole Albanese, age 18, passed away Nov. 13, 1999. Survived by her parents, Pete Albanese Jr., Denver, and Erma Albanese, Pueblo. Also survived by brothers, Pete Albanese III, Dustin Albanese; and grandparents, Pete (Betty) Albanese Sr., all of Pueblo. Also survived by several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and special friend, Joe Ortega. Preceded in death by grandparents, Bruce and Helen Harford. Ashley was born in Omaha, Neb., and came to Denver in 1984, then to Pueblo two years later. She attended South High School and recently worked at the Do Drop Inn. Service of Remembrance, Wednesday, 7 p.m. at George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Funeral Mass, Thursday, 10 a.m., Our Lady of the Meadows. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers, and will greet friends at the church following the Mass. Donations can be made to the Trauma Center at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital through the funeral home office.

Albano, Betty
Betty Albano - Pueblo Chieftain - September 03, 2005 - Betty Albano, 90, Johnson, Kan., Survived by son Thomas (Barbara) Tuggle, daughter Donna (Lyndel) Stanton. Preceded in death by her parents Mr. & Mrs. J. T. Herren, 1 sister, 4 brothers, 3 grandsons. Graveside Service 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 3 at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Albardo, Sol
Sol Albardo - Akron Pioneer Press - December 25, 1903 - "Either give me a drink of whiskey or shoot me", said Sol Albardo, a Mexican to Martinez, A Trinidad bartender, on Tuesday the 15th inst. Martinez took out a revolver, asked Albardo where he wanted to be shit, and when the latter indicated the middle of his forehead, promptly shot him there, killing him instantly, Martinez claims that he examined the revolver and thought it was not loaded - but a jury will doubtless have to settle that question.

Alber, Jack Dwain
Jack Dwain Alber - Pueblo Chieftain - April 26, 1986 - Jack Dwain Alber, late of 3036 N. Elizabeth, 59, died unexpectedly April 24, 1986. Survived by wife, Joanna Alber; sons, Jim (Cynthia) Alber, Phoenix, Ariz., Dale (Doris) Alber, Steve (Laura) Alber, both of Pueblo; two stepchildren, Georgi (Rich) Lipich, Gene Balloga, both of Pueblo. Also survived by his brother, Elwin (Becky) Alber; father, Roy B. Alber of Pueblo; and five grandchildren. Member of VFW Post No. 61 and the National Philatelic Society. Born Jan. 3, 1927, in Saxmon, Kan. Pueblo resident for 50 years. Veteran of World War II, Army Air Corps. Mr. Alber worked at CF&I Steel Corp. at the coke plant as an engineer statistician for 39 years. He also was an environmental pollution specialist at CF&I. Preceded in death by his first wife, Celestine Alber, in 1976, and his mother, Helen Alber, in 1979. Married Joanna Balloga, May 13, 1978, in Pueblo. Service, 1 p.m. Monday, April 28, at Davis-Wallin Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Kenneth Fenner officiating. Interment, Imperial. Visitation from 2 to 8:30 p.m. today, and until 12:30 p.m. Monday. Graveside military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Alber, James Allen
James Allen Alber - Pueblo Chieftain - December 04, 2005 - James Allen Alber, 58, of Pueblo passed away Dec. 2, 2005. Preceded in death by parents, Jack and Celestine (Sally) Alber. Survived by wife, Mary S. Alber; his children, Eric (Sivel) Alber and Ryan (Sarah) Alber; brothers, Dale (Doris) Alber and Steve Alber; stepchildren, Patricia (Bernie) Valdez, Eva Miramontes, John (Crystal) Garcia and Sandra (Mark) Garcia; also survived by numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews; best friend, Tony (Yvette) Granillo; and many other friends. Jim retired from the U.S. Air Force after 23 years of service and owned and operated Eagle Nest Construction. Jim will be sadly missed by family and friends. The family will receive friends at 3945 Elk Lane. Viewing, 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, 2005, Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2005. Interment, 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005; both services at Imperial Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens.

Alber, Nina L.
Nina L. Alber - Pueblo Chieftain - May 08, 2002 - Nina L. Alber, 101, passed away May 6, 2002, in Pueblo. Nina was born on Dec. 2, 1900, in Downs, Kan. Nina was loving and caring and dedicated her life to helping others. She was Past Matron of Adah Chapter No. 34 OES, Past Royal Matron of Order of Amaranth, member of the Shriners Ladies of Pueblo, the White Shrine of Jerusalem, Ruhamah Temple No. 71, Daughters of the Nile. Nina was preceded in death by her husband, Charles H. Alber; son, Charles R. Alber; sisters, Vera Ray, Zola Bennette; and great-granddaughter, Carrie Graddon. Her survivors include her daughter, Marybell (Thomas) Walmsley of Pueblo; sister, Dorothy Dick of Texas; five grandchildren, Judith K. (Gary) Rainey, James (Judy) Walmsley, both of Pueblo, Pamela (Fred) Graddon of Washington, Charl (Tim) Lynch of California, Donna (Joe) Christian of Washington; three great-grandchildren, Katie Graddon, Patrick Alber and Jordan Christian; as well as her nephew, James Dick of Texas. No viewing. Cremation, Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2002, in the Davis Memorial Chapel with the Rev. E. Fred Sullivan officiating. The cremated remains will be placed in the Imperial Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mrs. Alber may be made to the Shriners Children's Transportation Fund.

Alber, Roy Vernon
Roy Vernon Alber - Pueblo Chieftain - January 26, 1987 - Roy Vernon Alber, 3036 Elizabeth, Jan. 24, 1987. Husband, of Helen Louise Alber, who passed away Dec. 15, 1977. Father of Elwyn (Rebecca) Alber of Pueblo. Grandfather of James (Cindy) Alber, Phoenix, Ariz.; Dale (Doris) Alber; Steve (Laurie) Alber, Morgan E. (Alan) Alber, Catherine R. Alber, Zachary M. Alber, and Sarah R. Alber, all of Pueblo; brother of Willis (Ethel) Alber, South Hutchinson, Kan., and Wilma (Clyde) McGonigle, Melford, Neb. Also survived three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Alber was a member, of Pueblo Elks No. 90 and Pueblo Carpenters Union No. 362. He was a bridge construction superintendent for over 50 years. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Wednesday at the George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Alberding, Ivan E.
Ivan E. Alberding - Pueblo Chieftain - August 23, 1987 - Ivan E. Alberding was born in Cherokee, Okla., on July 21, 1913, and passed away in Pueblo on Aug. 21, 1987. A lifelong resident of Pueblo, he retired in 1971 from the wire mill at CF&I Steel Corp. after 30 years of service. Son of Lena Alberding. Father of George E. (Mary) Alberding, Janice L. (Terry) Henkel and Judy C. (Gilbert) Pryor. Grandfather of Aaron, Martin and Elaine Alberding, Jalene Bermudez, Jolynne Askey, Bradley and Krissy Pryor. Brother of Carl Alberding. Service at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Respects may be paid at the funeral home from 8 a.m.. to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 8 a.m. to service time Monday. The family prefers contributions to Dream Weavers through the funeral home office.

Alberico, Charles
Charles (Chuck) Alberico - Pueblo Chieftain - August 05, 1997 - Charles (Chuck) Alberico, Pueblo native, passed away Aug. 2, 1997. Mr. Alberico was a longtime businessman in partnership with his brother, Tom. He was educated in Pueblo and earned his degree in Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He served as Aeronautical Engineer at Martin-Marietta in Baltimore, Md., as well as Warrant Officer in the Army Corps of Engineers during World War II. Mr. Alberico was an avid musician, playing the trumpet in many jazz orchestras and musical groups in Pueblo and the surrounding area. Preceded in death by his parents, Chris and Angelina Alberico- brothers, Fred and Thomas- sister, Mary Zaccardi- brothers-in-law, Anthony Zaccardi and C.T. Pollard- and nephew, Ralph Zaccardi. Survived by his wife, Melba- children, Linda (Mike) Shroyer of Florence, Sue and Annette of Pueblo- three grandchildren, Jennifer, Andy and David- sisters, Nell (Carl) Parlapiano and Lee Pollard of Pueblo- sisters-in-law, Pauline Alberico of Pueblo, and Marie Alberico of Susanville, Calif.- and many nieces, nephews and loved ones.

Alberico, Marina Josephine
Marina Josephine Alberico - Pueblo Chieftain - January 09, 1998 - Marina Josephine Alberico passed away Jan. 7, 1998, at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, a former Pueblo resident for many years. Survived by her children, Gino Alberico, Tina Soliz, Veronica Martinez- stepchildren, Joseph Alberico, Ricky Karasturrey- and other relatives and friends. , 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, Angelus Funeral Directors, 2535 Airport Rd. Cremation has taken place.

Albert, Luciana (Infant of)
Infant Albert - The Huerfano Cactus - November 8, 1884 - Local - An infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Luciana Albert died Tuesday.

Albert, Michael Thomas
Michael Thomas Albert - Pueblo Chieftain - January 21, 1986 - Michael Thomas Albert, died Jan. 19, 1986. Graveside service will be in the Beulah Mountain Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22. Survived by parents, Diana and Gerald Albert, Colorado Springs, and William Herring, Denver; brother, Scotty Albert; sister, Holly Albert; grandparents, Phillip and Audrey Beeman, Pueblo, William and Doris Herring, Pueblo, and Delores Albert, Minneapolis, Minn.; as well as numerous aunts, uncles and other relatives. Family may be contacted after the service at 547 Henry Ave., Pueblo. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Michael Albert memorial fund, Security Church of the Nazarene, 800 Hackverry Dr., Security.

Albert, Quentin Lowell
Quentin Lowell Albert - Pueblo Chieftain - April 07, 2005 - Quentin Lowell Albert, 86, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away April 5, 2005. Born Aug. 11, 1918, in Glen Elder, Kan., he married Ila Fern Kohler on June 22, 1940. They moved to Pueblo in 1961, where he owned and operated Al's AA Meat Co. until he retired in 1985. Quentin was a member of the Central Christian Church. He is survived by his wife, Ila; sons, Larry of Peculiar, Mo., Lee of South Fork, Colo., and their wives; five grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister; and two brothers. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; and one sister. Interment will be held at Glenwood Cemetery, Glen Elder, Kan.

Albert, Sandra S.
Sandra S. Albert - Commercial-News – January 2, 2004 - Danville, IL - Sandra S. Albert, 63, of Las Animas, Colo., died at 5:30 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 21, 2003) at Penrose-St. Francis Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colo., following a terminal illness. Sandra was born March 19, 1940, at Lamar, Colo., the daughter of Charles and Charlotte Heath. She married Alan Albert in July, 1960, who survives. Alan is a former resident of Oakwood. Also surviving: one son, Troy (Gabe) Albert of Freemont, Mich.; two daughters, Michelle Albert of Parker, Colo., and Charla Beth (Jeff) Meyer of Titusville, Fla.; three grandchildren, Matthew and Taylor Albert of Freemont, Mich., and Charlotte Rose Meyer of Titusville, Fla.; and one brother, Richard "Dick" Heath of Holly, Colo. Sandra loved spending time searching and collecting Indian artifacts. She loved spending time with family and especially her grandchildren. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 26, 2003. A private family inurnment was held Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003, in the veterans section of Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar, Colo. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Albertson, Donald Joseph
Reverend Donald Joseph Albertson - Lodi News-Sentinel - July 20, 2006 - Lodi- CA - Reverend Donald Joseph Albertson, 75, of Lodi, died July 15 in his home. He was born Jan. 3, 1931, in Trinidad, Colo. The Rev. Albertson worked in the ministry for 40 years and was employed in Placerville from 1973 until his retirement in 1985. Following his retirement, he moved to Lodi, where he assisted at Calvary Temple from 1985-87. He was a member of Christian Life Center in Stockton. He enjoyed classic cars and reading the Sacramento Bee. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Albertson, of Lodi; grandsons, Joshua and Jason Albertson; granddaughters, Erica and Megan Albertson; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ann Albertson in 1998. A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Evergreen Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park, Highway 99 and Harney Lane, with Pastor Eli Lopez of Christian Life Center officiating. Committal will follow in the Garden of Freeman at Cherokee Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home, 831 Industrial Way, near Beckman Road, Lodi. Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Albertson, Harrison
Harrison Albertson - Brandon Bell - August 30, 1912 - Harrison Albertson, pioneer resident of Trinidad, died there.

Albertson, Henry D.
Henry D. Albertson – Trinidad Chronicle News – August 24, 1912 – Henry D. Albertson, G.A.R. Veteran, Called by Reaper - Henry (sic) D. Albertson, Junior vice-commander of Trinidad most (sic) No. 25, G. A. R., died this afternoon at 1:15, at his home, 412 Stonewall avenue, after an illness of more than two weeks.  His death removes one of the oldest and best known residents of the city and county. The deceased was a blacksmith and wagon maker who conducted a shop on Nevada avenue.  He has lived in the city for fifteen years and had been a resident of the county for almost twenty-five years.   He was seventy-three years of age and is survived by five sons and one daughter. Funeral will take place from the family residence Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. W. F. Pitner offiicating (sic). [Contributor's Note: He was known as H. D. or Doc as not many knew his first name.  It is interesting that his spouse at the time of his death is not mentioned though also well known.

Albertson, Herman Ray
Herman Ray (Corky) Albertson - Pueblo Chieftain - April 15, 2005 - Herman Ray (Corky) Albertson, 68. Memorial service, 2 p.m. today, April 15, 2005, Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel.

Albertson, Isaac Z.
Isaac Z. Albertson – Trinidad Chronicle News – April 14, 1929 – Isaac Z. Albertson, Old Resident of Trinidad, Passed Away Last Night - Isaac Z. Albertson, 59 years of age, and a resident of Trinidad for the past 54 years, died at his home, 903 East Main street, at 8:45 p. m. Saturday following a three months illness.  He returned about a week ago from California where he had lately made his home. Mr. Albertson was born in Ray county, Missouri in 1870 and when a boy of five years of age moved to this city with his parents, and has since resided here. For a number of years, Mr. Albertson was engaged in the blacksmith business with a brother, Jesse Albertson. Mr. Albertson is survived by his wife, seven children, three brothers and one sister.  The children are Oscar, Ernest, Forrest, Jessee, Fern and Vivian Albertson and Mrs. Wayne Johnson, all of Trinidad.  Brothers are Jesse and Joe L. of Trinidad and Walter W. Albertson.  Sister is Mrs. Lizzie Fisher of Clayton, Idaho. Deceased was a member of the Maccabee lodge.  Funeral announcements will be made later by the Campbell-Lewis Mortuary.

Albertson, James F.
James F. Albertson – Trinidad Chronicle News – June 10, 1919 - James F. Albertson, 55 years of age, a resident of Trinidad for many years, died of Bright's disease this morning at his home 918 Atchison street.  Deceased is survived by his wife, several children and other relatives.  Body at Hall and McMahon's.  Funeral notice later. Trinidad Chronicle News – June 11, 1919 – Funeral – Albertson - The funeral of James Albertson, who died yesterday morning, will take place tomorrow morning from the residence 918 Atchison street.  Interment will be in the family cemetery in Riley Canon.

Albertson, Jesse E.
Jesse E. Albertson – Trinidad Chronicle News – April 15, 1936 – J. E. Albertson, Old Resident of City, Passed Away - Jesse E. Albertson, 69 years of age, of 625 Stonewall avenue, one of the pioneer residents of Trinidad, where he has resided for the past 60 years, passed away at 10 p. m., Tuesday at the local Hospital where he had been a patient for the past 14 weeks. Mr. Albertson came to Trinidad in 1875 from Plattsburg, Mo., making the long arduous overland trip in an ox-drawn wagon.  For a number of years Mr. Albertson was a rancher in the Berwind district, later moving to Trinidad where for 30 years he conducted a blacksmith shop on Nevada Ave. Deceased is survived by his wife, Mary E. Albertson, and one sister, Mrs. Lizzie Fisher who resides in Idaho. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:30 p. m. from the Campbell - Lewis chapel, Rev. C. H. Hatfield of the M.E. church, South and Rev. C. L. Ramme of Zion Lutheran church jointly officiating.  Interment will take place in the Masonic cemetery.

Albertson, Joseph Lee
Joseph Lee Albertson – Trinidad Chronicle News – July 31, 1934 – Joseph Lee Albertson, Resident of Trinidad Many Years, Passed Away Monday At Son's New Mexico Home - Joseph Lee Albertson, 57 years of age, a native born son of Trinidad and a resident of this city his entire lifetime, passed away at 5:50 p. m. Monday at the home of his son, Lloyd at Espanola, N. M. following an illness of five weeks. Mr. Albertson was born in Trinidad.  For a number of years he was employed as a salesman for the Sherman Mercantile company, and later in a similar capacity for the Mason Candy company.  About four months ago he moved to Espanola to make his home with his son and had resided there since that time. Deceased was a member of Las Animas lodge No, 28, A. F. and A. M.  In addition to his son he is survived by two brothers, J. E. Albertson of Trinidad and W. W. Albertson of Denver. Funeral will take place tomorrow at 2:30 from the Campbell-Lewis chapel, Rev. William Hints of the First M. E. church officiating.  Interment will take place in the Masonic cemetery with Las Animas lodge of Masons have charge of services at the grave.

Albertson, Maria L.
Maria L. Albertson – Trinidad Chronicle News – November 8, 1917 – Old Resident of Trinidad is Dead - Mrs. Maria L. Albertson, 72 years old, widow of H. D. Albertson, pioneer business man and G. A. R.  veteran, who died here five years ago, succumbed to pneumonia at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon at her residence, 513 Stonewall avenue.  Deceased was well known throughout this entire community having lived in the city since 1875.  She was an active member and worker of the W. R. G. and is survived by five sons who reside here. The deceased was born April 8, 1846, near Warsaw, Ind., and when a child removed to the state of Missouri.  Her marriage to Harrison D. Albertson, now deceased, took place on November 4, 1874 at Mount Vernon, Mo.  With an ox team the Albertsons came across the great plains to Colorado, settling in Trinidad July 4, 1875. The funeral will take place at 10 o'clock tomorrow from the residence of the family, 513 Stonewall avenue, Rev. D. E. Bundy of the Southern Methodist church officiating.  Interment will be in the Masonic cemetery.  The pall bearers will be D. D. Finch, E. A. Packer, A. E. Hicks, C. A. Bowers, John Roosa and L. H. Wyant, all members of Trinidad Post G. A. R.

Albertson, Walter W.
Walter W. Albertson – Trinidad Chronicle News – January 21, 1935 – Walter W. Albertson, Former Resident Passed Away in Denver – Funeral Here - Walter W. Albertson, 61 years of age, son of the late Harrison D. Albertson and brother of J. E. Albertson of this city, passed away in Denver at 4:30 p. m. last Thursday. Deceased had resided in Trinidad for a number of years, leaving here in 1920.  For the past six years he had lived in Denver.  His father, a G. A. R. veteran and pioneer of this community, passed away August 22. 1912. Mr. Albertson is survived by his brother in this city, a sister, Mrs. Lizzie Fisher of Clayton, Idaho and by eight nephews and five nieces. Nephews are E. A. Albertson, F. W. Albertson, Frank Albertson, Harrison Albertson and Bernard Albertson all of Trinidad; O. L. and Jess Albertson of San Pedro, Calif. and Lloyd Albertson of Espanola, N. M.  Nieces are Mrs. George Vent of Trinidad, Mrs. Benjamin Davis of Wilmington, Calif. Vivian Albertson and Mrs. Wayne Johnson of San Pedro Calif. and Mrs. George Gourdin of Bon Carbo. Funeral will take place tomorrow at 10 a. m. from the Campbell-Lewis chapel. Rev. C. H. Hatfield of the M. E. Church, South, officiating. Interment will take place in the Masonic cemetery.

Albin, Mary Hope
Mary Hope Albin - Pueblo Chieftain - September 18, 2003 - Mary Hope Albin passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, in Pueblo. She was born in Mankato, Minn., on July 20, 1947. Preceded in death by sister, Marsha Albin. Mary was survived by her parents, Donald and Margaret Albin of Pueblo West, Colo.; brother, Dale (Leanne) Albin, Pueblo, Colo.; sister, Linda (Ron) Mohs, Chandler, Ariz.; sister, Martha (Charlie) Callahan, Arizona; sister, Nyla (Jesus) Rivera, Parker, Colo.; special friends, Johnnie and Elouise Grigg, Destinee, Ethan and Cody in Pueblo, as well as numerous uncles, aunts, nephews and nieces. Mary was employed at PDI for many years here in Pueblo. Mary was loved by all who knew her. Her enthusiastic smile, warm touch and special moments will be missed. Visitation, 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Albo, Beverly A.
Beverly A. Albo - Pueblo Chieftain - June 05, 2005 - Beverly A. Albo, 69, born Dec. 17, 1935, passed away May 25, 2005. Survived by children, William (Cheryl) Williams, Robbie (Mark) Winston, Cindy (Marc) McCoy, Lori Mayfield, Alan Dooley; grandchildren, Hannah and Uriah Williams, Carlie and Robert Ramsey, Emily McCoy and Kara (Shaun) Schultz, Ben Williams, Jeff and Joanna Mayfield; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Bill (Harriet) Gant, Paul Gant, Albert Gant, Kenneth (Brenda) Gant; sisters, Betty (Clell) Keith, Lois Adkins, Nancy (Jim) Hunt; and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband, Ralph Albo; parents, Cecil and Frances Gant; sisters, Janet Randolph and Judy Cochran; son-in-law, Joe Mayfield; and grandson Wesley Ramsey. Beverly was a retired legal secretary for the Department of Social Services. She enjoyed gardening, ceramics, the theater, and was known for her keen sense of humor. She loved HER Broncos and spending time with friends and family. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at the George McCarthy Historic Chapel. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice in her memory.

Albo, Elsie M.
Elsie M. Albo - Pueblo Chieftain - April 30, 2004 - Elsie M. Albo, 80, passed away April 27, 2004, at her home in Lakewood, Colo. Preceded in death by her husband, Joseph A. Albo in 1985; parents, James and Bessie Cahill; brothers, Bill, Raymond, Irvin and Freddy; and sister, Ruth Russell. Left with memories are her son, Joseph F. (Mary Macklem) of Pueblo; daughter, Sunny M. Bean of Lakewood; grandchildren, Michael (Kathy) Bean of Frisco, Texas, Cassandra Mae (Brian) Stephens of Pueblo, Elizabeth Albo of Colorado Springs, Brian Bean of Pueblo; great-grandchildren, Teddy, Rachel and Macie Bean, Tyler, Lexie and Parker Stephens; two sisters, Ilene Piassoli, Ruby De Carolis, both of Arvada; longtime friend, Carol Albo of Pueblo; and numerous nephews and nieces. Elsie was born and raised in the Trinidad, Colo., area. She married in 1946 and for a short while resided in Denver, finally settling in Pueblo for most of her life. Elsie was a full-time homemaker. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and crocheting for herself, family and friends for over 67 years. Her passions included raising peonies, irises, carnations, playing cards with family, and following her favorite soap operas. Elsie's custom of preparing and providing her famous cinnamon rolls for all family occasions will be sadly missed. There will be no viewing. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Saturday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Family will receive relatives and friends immediately following the service at Imperial Reception Hall.

Albo, Frank T.
Frank T. Albo - Pueblo Chieftain - March 17, 2005 - Frank T. Albo, 87, formerly of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on March 14, 2005. He is preceded in death by his son, Jerry Albo; parents, Achille and Serfina Albo; brothers, Tony (Lena), Joe (Rose) and Ernest Albo. Frank is survived by his daughter, Carol (Dan) Greener; grandchildren, Marc (Cara) Newhard, Matt Newhard and Nori Albo; great-grandson, Nicholas Newhard; sister, Carmella (Moses) Maestas; brother, Richard (Kitty) Albo; also survived by numerous other relatives. Viewing will be 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 18, 2005, with funeral service to follow at 2 p.m., T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Interment Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Greeley Hospice Palliative Care Center through the funeral home.

Albo, Joseph J.
Joseph J. Albo - Pueblo Chieftain - March 07, 2000 - Joseph J. Albo entered this life Nov. 19, 1920, in Pueblo, and entered into eternal life March 3, 2000. He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Rose Albo; and brothers, Tony Albo and Ernest Albo. Joe is survived by his children, Barbara (Leroy) Wheeler, Sarah (Jerry) Wheeler of Des Moines, Iowa, and Tony (Sandi) Albo of Pueblo; brothers, Frank Albo and Richard Albo; and sister, Carmella Gallegos. Also survived by nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was an avid fisherman and a lifetime member of St. Leander Church. He will be remembered fondly by all the lives he touched with his giving heart. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, 2000, Funeral Home. Funeral service, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 8, St. Leander Church with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Albo, Maria E.
Maria E. Albo - Pueblo Chieftain - December 22, 2004 - Maria E. Albo, 79, passed away Dec. 20, 2004. Born June 23, 1925, to Rueben and Placida Barela, who preceded her in death. Survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Frank L. Albo; daughter, Sandra (Lorenzo) Granillo; son, Frank L. (Cathy) Albo Jr.; four grandchildren, Shawna (Troy) Granillo, Lea Albo, Emilliana Albo and Haleigh Albo; two great-grandchildren, Jaydine Granillo and Monica Montez. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, at Imperial Funeral Home. Rosary, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church with the Rev. Marco Salinas officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. The Albo family will receive friends at the church hall after the interment.

Albo, Rose
Rose Albo - Pueblo Chieftain - January 12, 1987 - Rose Albo was born in Pueblo on Nov. 27, 1919, and passed away in Pueblo, Jan. 11, 1987. Wife of Joe Albo of the family home. Mother of Barbara (Leroy) Wheeler and Sara (Jerry) Wheeler, all of Des Moines, Iowa, and Anthony (Sandi) Albo of Pueblo; sister of Bessie Best of Terra Bella, Calif. Also survived by nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild, numerous brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, at the Shrine of St. Therese. Interment Roselawn Cemetery.

Albrecht, Elnora Cora
Elnora Cora Albrecht nee Merrill - Pueblo Chieftain - March 27, 1999 - Elnora Cora Albrecht nee Merrill, 85, of Pueblo, passed away March 24, 1999.Born in Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1913 and moved to Pueblo in 1937. She was raised in Southwestern Nebraska and graduated from Stratton High School. Preceded in death by her husband, George- and son, Kenneth. Survived by sisters, Ruby Davis of Washington, Evelyn Chapman of California-sister-in-law, Margaret Merrill of Nebraska- sons, Tom (Carlene) Albrecht, Charles (JoAnn) Albrecht- daughter, Barbara Hostetter- adopted daughter, Shirley Lutrich- 13 grandchildren- 23 great-grandchildren- and numerous other relatives. Elnora and her husband, George, owned and operated the Grand Hotel in Pueblo for 8 years. She enjoyed bowling, fishing, playing cards and writing poems. Funeral service, Monday, March 29, 1999, at 11 a.m., Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests any donations may be made to Southwest Church of Christ, 1635 South Pueblo Blvd., in her memory. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Albright, John W.
John W. Albright - Huerfano World - March 20, 2003 - John W. Albright, longtime La Veta rancher, passed away March 15, 2003 at the Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home, Walsenburg. He was 88. Born Nov. 8, 1914 in Comanche County, Oklahoma, to Charles A. and Adelia Patterson-Albright. Graduate of University of Oklahoma with a degree in Pharmacy. He married Zella Rae Blackmer in Hooker, OK, on Dec. 7, 1940. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in WW II from 1941-1945, seeing action in the North Atlantic and Mediterranean Theaters. He attained rank of Chief Petty Officer. At the conclusion of WW II, he moved to the La Veta area and began the development of the present day Cuchara. He also purchased ranch land in the Cuchara Valley, where he raised Hereford cattle and Appaloosa horses. He was active in various civic organizations, including the La Veta School Board, Rotary Club, Order of Masons and the La Veta Tree Board. Preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Zella Rae; four brothers and four sisters. Survived by two sons, Loren and George Albright, both of La Veta; three grandchildren, John Albright, La Veta, Audra (Gary) Johnson, Denver, and Luke Albright, Los Angeles, CA; and numerous nieces and nephews. At his request, cremation with no services. Boies-Ortega in charge. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home, Walsenburg.

Albright, Zella Rae
Zella Rae Albright - Huerfano World - September 12, 2002 - Zella Rae Albright, La Veta, passed away Sept. 8, 2002 at the Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home in Walsenburg after a short illness. She was 88, born May 2, 1914 in Guymon, OK to L.C. and Zella Blackmer. She attended Hooker, OK, High School and the University of Oklahoma where she obtained a degree in pharmacy. She married John W. Albright on Dec. 7, 1940 and at the conclusion of World War II, they moved to Cuchara Camps where the couple started the development now known as Cuchara. Mrs. Albright worked as postmaster, store clerk, wife and mother. For many years, she was active in the La Veta Garden Club, was a 50+ year member of Eastern Star and P.E.O., and was a sustaining member of the La Veta Methodist Church. An avid historian, she was the author of the book, "One Man's Family - the Life of Hiram Vasquez," one of the founders of the town of La Veta. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Loren Blackmer; and a sister, Esther Voiles. She is survived by her husband, John, of the family home, two sons, Loren and George Albright, La Veta; three grandchildren, John Albright, La Veta, Audra (Gary) Johnson, Denver, and Luke Albright, Austin, TX, numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be Sept. 12, 11 a.m., La Veta Cemetery with Pastor Mike Christian officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family asks contributions be sent to the Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home in Walsenburg.

Alchermes, Louis
Louis Alchermes - Pueblo Chieftain - July 21, 1920 - Died Louis Alchermes, age 41 years, died at local hospital July 20. Body at Whiton's.

Alcon, Barbara
Barbara Alcon - Pueblo Chieftain - August 2, 2006 - Barbara Alcon, 30, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on July 29, 2006. She was preceded in death by her mother, Barbara; sister, Brenda; and special friend, Timothy Parker. Survived by the father of her children, Lawrence Sr.; children, Lawrence Jr., Joseph and Francisco; father, Charlie (Benita); brothers, Charles (Patricia), Carl (Guadalupe), Ted (Mellissa) and Frankie; sisters, Anita, Charlene, Charlotte, Carla and Georgina; numerous uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins and other relatives and friends; and special nephew, Hot Stuff. Donations can be made at Wells Fargo Bank in the name of Barbara Alcon for her children. Friends and family will be received at Charlie Alcon's home. Vigil service, 7 p.m. today, and funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Friday; both at St. Mary Church. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero's Hall after burial.

Alcon, Brenda Lee
Brenda Lee "Bear" Alcon - Pueblo Chieftain - May 21, 2004 - Brenda Lee "Bear" Alcon, 39, of Pueblo, unexpectedly went home to be with the Lord May 18, 2004. Born Sept. 22, 1964, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by grandparents, Desiderio Pacheco and Lucy and Gilbert Cordova. Survived by husband, Charles Alcon; and her beloved animals; parents, Norbert and Betty Duarte; siblings, Nadine and David Lucero, Mary and Mike Cadena, Vincent and Shelley Duarte; grandmother, Dora Pacheco; nieces and nephews, Renee Cadena, Joshua Madrid, Christopher Duarte and Santana Torres; also survived by several uncles, aunts, cousins and other relatives and friends. Vigil service, 7 p.m. Friday, at Romero Chapel. Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, at St. Leander Church. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after vigil service and at St. Leander Hall after Mass. Cremation has taken place.

Alcon, Charlie
Charles (Charlie) C. D. Alcon - Pueblo Chieftain - September 15, 2002 - Charles (Charlie) C. D. Alcon, of Pueblo, passed away Sept. 13, 2002. Born Dec. 16, 1929, in Ojo Feliz, N.M. Preceded in death by his wife, Lila Alcon; son, Terrance; parents, Jose and Rachel Alcon. Survived by children, Deborah (Sam-son-in-law and special friend) Gallina, Jeff (Patricia) Alcon, Sandra Lopez, Kathy (Frank Rodriguez) Alcon, Liz (Deb) Alcon, Carol (Marlena) Alcon, Carl (Darla) Alcon, Brenda Jimenez and Sheryl Jimenez; brother, Dan (Cordy) Alcon; sisters, Edith Montoya, Emma Santistevan, Viola (Henry) Gurule; special grandson, Shane (Barbara) Altis. Numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren, also numerous other relatives, and special friends. Charlie enjoyed fishing, hunting, dancing, boxing and was an avid Broncos Fan. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday and Monday, at Romero Chapel. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, both at St. Francis Xavier. Celebrant, the Rev. Tomas R. Hinni, C.M. Cremation to take place after service. Relatives and friends will be received at St. Francis Xavier hall after the Rosary.

Alcon, Flavio A.
Flavio A. Alcon - Pueblo Chieftain - March 21, 1987 - Flavio A. Alcon, 63, late of 616 E. 10th St., died March 19, 1987. A Pueblo resident for the past 40 years, formerly of Cimarron, N.M. Retired from the CF&I in 1983, Open Hearth department, with 39 years of service. Survivors include his wife, Ercy Alcon; and children, Arthur (Jane) Alcon, Pueblo, Charlie (Elma) Alcon, Louise (Lawrence) Vialpando, Cheyenne, Wyo., Ramona (Henry) LeFebre, Pueblo, Charles (Brenda) Alcon Jr., U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. Also survived by 16 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers and sister, Gilbert, Pueblo, Frances Martinez, Pueblo, and Ray Alcon, Los Angeles, Calif. Preceded in death by a daughter, Irene Alcon Baray, 1978. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Monday at the Rivera Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Leander Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 616 E. 10th St.

Alcon, Lila Mae
Lila Mae Alcon - Pueblo Chieftain - August 27, 1997 - Lila Mae Alcon, 62, of Pueblo, passed away on Aug. 25, 1997. Born on Feb. 23, 1935, in Pueblo. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar Leroy Morford and Juanita and Steve Pittwood. Survived by her loving husband, Charlie Alcon of the family home- sons, Karl (Toni) LaDuke of Pueblo, Larry (Gena) LaDuke, Independence, Mo., Kelly LaDuke, Pueblo- daughters, Lois (Stan) Stegall, Haughton, La., Linda (Alex) Quintana, Pueblo, Debra Alcon, Denver stepchildren, Jeff, Sandra, Kathy, Liz, Carol and Carl Alcon- sisters, Juanita (Thomas) Martinez and Lou (Chuck) Starke, both of Pueblo- 21 grandchildren 17 great-grandchildren. Special niece, Rebecca (Pat) Stiles of Pueblo. Viewing, Relatives and friends will be received at 3712 Fairfield, the family home.

Alcon, Pat M.
Pat M. Alcon - Pueblo Chieftain - June 01, 1986 - Pat M. Alcon, 55, late of 1635 E. Routt, died unexpectedly May 30, 1986, in Lamar, Colo. Survived by his wife, Lucy Alcon, and children, Leroy (Mary) Alcon, Rose Gallegos, Theresa Alcon, Rita Raigoza, Anthony Alcon, Arlene (Basil) Madrid, Christine Alcon, Richard (Rachel) Martinez, Alycia Alcon, and Melissa Alcon; and 18 grandchildren. Son of Mrs. Christine Alcon and brother of Frank (Dorothy) Alcon, Alfonso (Jennie) Alcon, Angie (Arthur) Gurule, and Lillian Segura. Preceded in death by a son, Patrick Frank Alcon, in 1978, and his father, Juan Alcon, September 1985. Mr. Alcon retired from the CF&I Steel Corp. 40-inch mill in January 1984, with 32 years service. He lived in Pueblo for the past 40 years, and was formerly of Raton, N.M. He was a well-known musician and played with Los Alegras de Pueblo Band. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Sunday at Rivera Chapel. Rosary. 7 p.m. Monday, St. Francis Xavier Church. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Francis Xavier Church. Father Ed Pettit will officiate. Family will receive friends at home 1635 E. Routt.

Alcon, Rita F.
Rita F. Alcon - Pueblo Chieftain - June 25, 2001 - Rita F. Alcon, 42, of Pueblo, departed this life for a better one June 25, 2001, following a lengthy illness. Preceded in death by father, Pat M. Alcon; also brother, Pat F. Alcon; and one sister, Christine D. Alcon. She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters, Alycia Marie Alcon and Melissa Rose (Lino) Bueno; mother, Lucy Alcon; sisters, Rose (Eaim) Gonzales, Theresa (William) Martinez, Arlene (Randy) Houle, Rachel (Dominic) Perez; brothers, Leroy (Mary) Alcon, Denver, and Anthony Alcon; special uncle, Richard Martinez; dear friend, Steve Frazier; grandchildren, Danny and Anthony Moe, Alycia Alcon, Lina and Diego Bueno. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Rita was known for her devotion to the Raiders and Bob Marley; she was often seen walking down the street listening to her music and singing out loud. She was very well-known and touched all those she met. She will be deeply missed by the Bessemer community. Viewing, 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Romero Chapel. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday at Romero Chapel. Vigil rosary 7 p.m. Wednesday and funeral Mass, 10 a.m., Thursday, both at St. Francis Xavier Church. Celebrant, Rev. Thomas R. Hinni C.M. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after interment, and 1635 E. Routt, the family home.

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