The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Anello, Deborah
Deborah Anello (Hood) - Pueblo Chieftain - April 06, 2004 - Deborah Anello (Hood), 46 of Peters Creek, Alaska died on March 27, 2004. Born June 6, 1957 to Merle and Roberta Hood. She was a graduate of Central High School and Adams State College. She has been a resident of Alaska since 1995. Debbie's life vision and mission were caring for children who were emotionally disturbed, whether for physical or emotional abuse. The high point of her career, while working with the Anchorage Center for Families, she developed a Preschool Day Treatment program which provided a safe and consistent environment for children ages 3-5. She most recently worked with Campfire USA to further her dream that every child have a safe, happy environment in which to live. Debbie's dedication and love for children will be missed. She is survived by her husband John Anello, her parents, brothers Scott (Anne) and Karl (Lori), nephews Dennis and lance and her niece Alexandra. Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations may be made in Debbie's name to the United Way of Anchorage, 717 W. 8th Ave., Suite 320, Anchorage, Alaska.

Angaran, Mary A.
Mary A. Angaran - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home – June 3, 2003 - Mary A. Angaran of Trinidad died May 30th of complications from a long illness of Alzheimer's. She was 89 years old. Mary grew up in Segundo and eventually moved to Trinidad with her Dad where she worked many years for Safeway. After retirement, she moved to Allendale until illness forced her to move to Englewood, Colo. in 1997. Mary is survived by her sister Carrina Brogado of Westminster, Colo., nephew Carl Brogado and his wife Delores of Broomfield, Colo. and their children Brenda, Mark, Kerwin and Kenneth, niece Kathy Lou (Brogado) Matkovich and her husband John of Centerville, Iowa and their children Wes and Michelle, niece Angela (Angaran) Menapace and husband Ted and their children of Trinidad, and nephew Angelo Angaran of Segundo. Mary has numerous cousins living in Iowa and Illinois. Visitation on Thursday, June 5 from 9 to 12 noon at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home Chapel with Rosary at 12 noon at the chapel. Funeral Mass on Thursday, June 5 at 1 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church with interment following at Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. The family of Mary A. Angaran has entrusted the arrangements to the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home.

Angel, Delbert
Delbert Angel - Pueblo Chieftain - September 08, 1998 - Delbert Angel, of Florence. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, United Methodist Church of Florence, Pastor Ray Logan officiating. Interment following at Union Highland Cemetery. Visitation 8 a.m.-8 p.m. today at the Florence Mortuary Chapel.

Angel, Delmar E.
Delmar E. Angel - Pueblo Chieftain - June 02, 2002 - Delmar E. Angel longtime Pueblo resident, passed away May 30, 2002. Mrs. Angel was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Angel; her parents, Senator Richard Evans, a state senator from Fremont County, and Suzannah Evans; as well as four brothers and four sisters. She spent many years as a beautician and taught cosmetology at the Center Beauty College. She is survived by her daughter, Eileen Nogare; granddaughters, Lynn (Steve) Spiess and Kim (George) Nogare Schanze; great-grandson, Conrad Schanze; and her most beloved companion, her dog, Pudgy. In lieu of food and flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720 in memory of Mrs. Angel. At her request, cremation and no services.

Angel, Julian
Julian Angel - Pueblo Chieftain - March 08, 2003 - Julian Angel, born March 28, 1925, passed away March 7, 2003. Survived by daughter, Sarah; son, Nathan; granddaughter, Allyssa; sister, Mary; and beloved friends, Sylvia Strickland-Angel and Linda Hester. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Monday, March 10, 2003, at Imperial Funeral Home.

Angelescu, Luca Andrei
Luca Andrei Angelescu - Pueblo Chieftain - July 30, 2000 - Luca Andrei Angelescu, 12, passed away July 26, 2000, due to a rafting accident. Services will be held in Houston, Texas.

Angel-Garcia, Rosemarie
Rosemarie Angel-Garcia - Pueblo Chieftain - August 03, 2004 - Rosemarie Angel-Garcia, 47, passed away July 29, 2004, in Pueblo. She was born Feb. 1, 1957, in Pueblo. She is survived by her father, George Angel; sons, William (Charlene) Garcia, and Michael Garcia; daughter, Christie (Fred) Maisel Garcia; three grandchildren; brothers, George and David; sisters, Sandra Ortega and Dolores Romero. The rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2004, with a Mass at 10 a.m. Wednesday; both services at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Blende. At her request, cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Christie Garcia to help defray funeral expenses.

Angello, Pete
Pete Angello - Huerfano World - November 26, 1992 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1910: Pete Angello was killed Monday in the Maitland mine.

Angiona, Jose
Jose Angiona – Hugo Range Ledger – November 12, 1910 – Deadly Explosion at Trinidad – Note: Jose Angiona is listed among the dead of the Delagua Mine Disaster, November 8, 1910. Jose Angiona: Mexican, age 35. He was a miner for the Victor-American Fuel Company; death was caused by an explosion of gas and dust and possibly an open lamp. Source: Denver Public Library, “Colorado Mining Fatalities.” See http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/delagua.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Anglada, Federico Ansalmo
Federico Ansalmo Anglada - The Commerce City Beacon – January 2005 - Federico (Fred) Ansalmo Anglada, 73, of Commerce City, Colorado died January 8, 2005 at his home in Commerce City, Colorado. He was born June 29, 1931 in Taos, New Mexico. Survived by his children Steve, Becky, Betty, Ronnie, Paula, Eddie, and Rosemary; brothers and sisters Sonny (Fernando), Tom, Bob, Martha, Shirley, Anita, and Manuel, 12 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Mr. Anglada was a member of the Eagles Club. He also enjoyed motorcycle riding. He was a concrete contractor. His family was a continuous source of enjoyment to him. Many days were spent in the company of one or several of his children and grandchildren.

Angleton, Clara Elizabeth
Clara Elizabeth Angleton - Pueblo Chieftain - January 31, 1998 - Clara Elizabeth Angleton, 84, of Rocky Ford died Jan. 30, 1998, in Rocky Ford. Funeral, 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 2, Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Bill Seal officiating. Interment, Valley View Cemetery, Rocky Ford.

Anglin, George
George Anglin - Pueblo Chieftain - September 15, 2000 - George Anglin, age 84, died Sept. 11, 2000. Survived by his wife, Helen; daughter, Zoie Kaye; granddaughter, Faryl Kaye; and schnauzer, Nip. George began his love of carpentry at Central High School and spent his entire life in the construction field. He was a gifted and talented craftsman and a creative, innovative thinker. At the age of 22, George met and eloped with his bride, Helen Brown. Their marriage had the qualities of a storybook relationship that lasted 62 years. A man that "never met a stranger" will leave a legacy of love for his family and the many people he touched in his life. George requested there be no service. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to: Animal Welfare and Protection Society, P.O. Box 11208, Pueblo, Colo., 81001.

Anglin, Helen
Helen Anglin - Pueblo Chieftain - October 26, 2001 - Helen Anglin, age 84, died Oct. 15, 2001. Survived by her daughter, Zoie Kaye of San Francisco; and granddaughter, Faryl Kaye of Kansas City. Born in Amber, Okla., Helen moved to Colorado at the age of 21 where she met the love of her life, George Anglin. They were married 62 rich and rewarding years. She shared her creative talents with many youngsters as the Associate Director of the Pueblo Day Nursery for many years. She was an outstanding artist and seamstress. She was diagnosed with Parkinson's, a debilitating disease, 21 years ago. She maintained her humor, dignity and love of life until the very end. She had a love for animals and nature. Her pets were her constant companions. Helen requested that people send donations to: Animal Welfare and Protection Society, P.O. Box 11208, Pueblo, CO 81001. There will be no service.

Angster, Ana Mae
Ana Mae Angster - Pueblo Chieftain - January 14, 2002 - Affectionately known to all as Aunt Mae. Passed away Jan. 12, 2002, in Pueblo. She was born May 8, 1925. Preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Frances Angster; and brothers, Steven, Ronald and Richard Angster. Left to cherish her memory are nephews, adopted brothers, Ronald and Ace Angster, niece, Phylis (Felix) Montoya, uncles, aunts, cousins in California, sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces in Colorado. Also other family members who she was very close to. Aunt Mae loved taking care of the family children, watching her beloved Broncos, listening to her collection of albums, baking and caring for her pets. Aunt Mae will be missed greatly, but will join those that she also missed and talked about, and waiting for her will be her best friend and companion, pet Coa-Coa. Viewing, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, and Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Wednesday, both at St. Patrick's Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Anistista, Bartolo
Bartolo Anistista – Eagle Valley Enterprise – March 23, 1917 – Grief Crazed Man Kills Brother – Trinidad. – Crazed by grief at the death of his wife and the subsequent suicide of his daughter, Elizabeth, Vince Anistista, a resident of St. Thomas, five miles from here, shot and killed his brother, Bartolo Anistista, and fled to the mountains, where searching parties expect to find him in an insane condition or killed by his own hand.

Anker, Moses
Moses Anker – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – October 17, 1878 – Moses Anker is Dead.  We clip the following from Saturdays Denver Times: “A telegram from Mrs. Anker to a friend in New York, dated Belixio, Mississippi, October 3d, announced the death of her husband that day of yellow fever.  The news came by mail to this city last evening.  Mr. Anker was well known in Colorado.  He began in the clothing business here about the year 1865, and after a time closed out, if we remember rightly, by assignment.  Shortly afterward he removed to Pueblo, and thence to New York.  For the past six or eight years he has been a speculator, and at times engaged in large operations.  His connection with the Caribou mine gave him a considerable prominence in this country and Europe.  Let him rest in peace.

Anna, Maurice F.
Maurice F. Anna - Pueblo Chieftain - January 11, 1987 - Maurice F. Anna, 74, passed away Jan. 9, 1987. Survived by his wife, Dolores Anna. Also survived by two sisters, Justina Jerrard of Denver, and Magdoline Love of Canon City; and two brothers, Paul (Marge) Anna of Denver and Earl (Rosemary) Anna of Wyoming. He also is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Preceded in death by his son, James E. Anna. Born on June 22, 1912, in Pat-ton, Pa. Lived in Pueblo for the last 54 years. He served in the U.S. Army. He was employed by Safeway as a meat cutter. Services pending.

Anschutz, Douglas O.
Douglas O. Anschutz - Pueblo Chieftain - March 08, 2001 - Passed away March 4, 2001, in Pueblo. Doug was born March 3, 1942, in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. to Oliver and Jeanette Anschutz and had been a longtime Pueblo resident. He was preceded in death by his father. His survivors include his daughter, Crystal (Bob) Tafoya; sons, Douglas E. Anschutz and William B. Anschutz; his mother, Jeanette Anschutz; his ex-wife and companion, Aurora Anschutz; grandchildren, Jonell, Zachary, Joshua and Donovan; as well as his sisters, Jean (John) Berumen and Jane (Loren) Kurtz; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. A memorial Mass will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2001, in the St. Leander's Catholic Church, 1438 E. 7th. The family may be contacted at 1227 Eastern Ave. or 903 Ashley Lane in Pueblo.

Anselmi-Garberding, Christine D.
Christine D. Anselmi-Garberding - Pueblo Chieftain - March 27, 2005 - Christine D. Anselmi-Garberding, 35, passed away March 23, 2005, after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Survived by her loving husband, Mark Garberding; stepdaughters, Ashley, Brandy and Salena; mother, Carlene (Bob Wiese) Anselmi of Pueblo; father, Michael (Sue) Anselmi of Colorado Springs; parents-in-law, Jim and Margaret Garberding of Pueblo; sister, Crystal (Robb Stevenson) Anselmi; maternal grandmother, Leona Hagedorn of Cheyenne, Wyo.; nephews, Cody and Brandon; three brothers-in-law of Pueblo; and many loving family members and friends. Preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Carl Hagedorn; paternal grandparents, James and Marian Anselmi; cousin, Brian Parsons; and grandmother-in-law, Mabel Meerkatz. Christine was born Feb. 8, 1970, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. She loved the challenge of jigsaw puzzles and the simple things in life. She was so precious and dear to us all; not only a loving, caring person, but while enduring her own pain and suffering, she consistently remained true to her altruistic mannerisms, a quality only God can bestow in a chosen few. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at the Sangre de Cristo Hospice for helping us to make Christine's transition easier, to include Beth, Lynn, Kim, Rhonda, Fran and Elaine. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held noon Monday, March 28, 2005, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with the Rev. Randy Bolt officiating. Memorials may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice and Palliative Care or Rocky Mountain Cancer Center through the funeral home.

Anselmo, Anna
Anna Anselmo - Colorado Springs Gazette - April 13, 2007 - Anna was born in August 1918, in Trinidad, Colorado, and was taken home to be with Our Lord on Easter Sunday April 8, 2007. Her parents were Ventura and Antoinette Gagliardi, and she was the eldest of nine children. Married to Thomas Anselmo in October 1940, they raised seven children while living in Trinidad. In 1965, the family moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado, where Tom accepted a teaching position at the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind. From 1966 to 1981, Anna worked at Penrose Hospital as the head cashier in the business office. Anna lovingly and selflessly dedicated her entire life to God and her family. She was a sincere and devout Christian all her life. Widowed in 1988, Anna's family continued as her greatest treasure. She was a fabulous cook, and her home was the center of festivities and family gatherings. She treasured these visits, and all her guests left with a warm heart. Anna is survived by her brothers John (Peggy) Gagliardi, Gene (Ellie) Gagliardi, and sisters Rosann (Rudy) Icabone, Patricia (Jerry) Ridgeway, sisters-in-law Sarah (William) Cunningham and Josephine (Frank) Gagliardi. Anna's children are Thomas (Kathy) Anselmo, Ann Marie (Tom) Lohaus, Frank (Vicki) Anselmo, Mary Helen Miller, John (Marilyn) Anselmo, and Judine (Dan) Carkner. Anna also has eleven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews. Her memory will be cherished forever. She is preceded in death by her husband Tom Anselmo, brother Frank (Josephine) Gagliardi, sisters Helen (Sam) Concialdi and Marie (William) Colangelo, daughter Sylvia and grandson Anthony Anselmo. Funeral services will begin with the Rosary at 1:00 p.m., followed by celebration of the Mass at 1:30 p.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church on April 16, 2007. Reception will follow in the parish hall. Burial will be in Trinidad, Colorado.

Anselmo, Anthony Frank
Anthony Frank Anselmo - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home - January 8, 2004 - Anthony Frank Anselmo, 21, was born in Colorado Springs, Dec. 28, 1981, and died in a tragic accident on Dec. 21, 2003. Anthony was born to Frank and Vicki Anselmo in Colorado Springs. The family later moved to Monument in 1991. Anthony attended District 38 schools and graduated in 2001 from Lewis-Palmer High School. He attended Front Range Community College in Fort Collins from 2001-2003. In the fall of 2003, he began pursuing his life-long dream of becoming a computer animator by attending The Art Institute of Colorado in Denver. Anthony was an avid snow and skateboarder, and a talented artist. His non-judgmental and caring disposition made all who met him feel accepted. Those who were close to him were touched by his unselfish kindness and pureness of heart. He was excelling at school even though he was working part-time to help make ends meet. His special relationship with Erika Logie and close ties to his family had helped him to achieve a happiness and fulfillment that young people so desperately need to succeed in life. The pain caused by his untimely death, which will be felt by many, can only be consoled by knowing that he is now a loving member in the house of Our Lord. Survivors to cherish his memory include his parents, his sisters, Gina Anselmo and Angela McNett (Jason) and nephew Everett; his maternal grandmother Marjorie Clayton, and step grandfather Robert Clayton; his paternal grandmother Anna Anselmo; his great aunt Sarah Cunningham; and many very special aunts, uncles, cousins, including many close friends. A service and reception was held Dec. 27 at St. Peter Catholic Church in Monument. Courtesy of Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home.

Anselmo, Caroline
Caroline Anselmo - Pueblo Chieftain - December 29, 1997 - Caroline Anselmo, 95, of Pueblo, passed away Dec. 27, 1997. Caroline loved and was devoted to the Catholic church and her children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, and sons, Henry and Joe. Survived by sons, Frank of Denver and Ralph (Frances) of Pueblo- daughters, Nettie (Bob) Losey, Antoinette (Carl) Cholewinski and Josephine Bucciarelli- eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation, 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Rosary and Mass, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Parish. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Joseph Parish. Arrangements by T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home, 329 Goodnight.

Anselmo, Guiseppe
Guiseppe Anselmo - Wray Rattler - July 29, 1910 - Boy Crushed by Engine - Pueblo – Guiseppe Anselmo, 7 years of age, was found at the Main street crossing of the Santa Fe tracks Sunday night bleeding from a crushed right leg and in a dying condition. It is believed the boy was run over by a Santa Fe engine.

Anselmo, Mary V.
Mary V. Anselmo - Pueblo Chieftain - March 08, 2004 - Mary V. Anselmo, 77, born March 26, 1926, passed away March 5, 2004. Survived by husband of 57 years, Sam Anselmo; children, Carole (Dr. Larry) Walls, Sam F. (Barbara) Anselmo; granddaughter, Shellie Chiaramonte; great-grandson, Joshua Chiaramonte; grandchildren, Anita Walls, David Walls, Susan (Mike) Bayer; great-grandchildren, Brandon, Justin and Ryan Bayer; special and devoted aunt, Rose Lee Pisciotta; brothers-in-law, Mike (Martha) Anselmo, Fred Pisciotta; sisters-in-law, Theresa Danna and Jeannie Danna-Gonzales; and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents; brothers and sisters; and many other beloved family and friends. Mary retired as a sales representative from CF&I after over 35 years of service. She was a member of the Shrine of St. Therese Parish. She was a great cook and enjoyed cooking and feeding her family and friends. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and always treated strangers as family. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday with the family present from 4 to 6 p.m. Rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Shrine of St. Therese. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center and Colorado State University-Pueblo.

Anselmo, Sam
Sam Anselmo - Pueblo Chieftain - September 30, 2004 - Sam Anselmo, 81, passed away Sept. 28, 2004. Survived by his children, Carole (Dr. Larry) Walls and Sam F. (Barbara) Anselmo; granddaughter, Shellie Chiaramonte; great-grandson, Joshua Chiaramonte; grandchildren, Anita Walls, David Walls and Susan (Mike) Bayer; great-grandchildren, Brandon, Justin and Ryan Bayer; brother, Mike (Martha) Anselmo; brother-in-law, Fred Pisciotta; special and devoted aunt, Rose Lee Pisciotta; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Mary V. Anselmo on March 5, 2004; parents, Frank and Josephine Anselmo; brother, Frank Anselmo; sisters, Vera Pisciotta and Mary Ann VanZandt; and many other beloved family and friends. Sam was born Aug. 27, 1923, in Pueblo. He served with the United States Navy during World War II and was a United States postal carrier for 35 years. He enjoyed fishing, loved football, was a meticulous carpenter and was well liked by everyone who knew him. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; with the family present from 4 to 6 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 11th Street and Grand Avenue, with the Rev. Father Ben Bacino as celebrant. Military honors by the U.S. Naval Reserve of Fort Carson and the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team, and entombment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or CSU-Pueblo Foundation through the funeral home.

Anselmo, Tini
Tini Anselmo - Pueblo Chieftain - March 09, 2003 - Tini Anselmo, 49, of Pueblo. Passed away on March 4, 2003. He was born on June 9, 1953 in Los Angeles, Calif. Preceded in death by his father, Tony Anselmo; and mother, Ann Croshal; grandparents, Tom and Louisa Anselmo and Tini and Frances Marincich. He is survived by his children, T.J., Jennifer and Sierra Anselmo; grandson, Chazz Anselmo; brothers, Chuck Spurlock, Edward (Barbara) Spurlock, and Tom (Leslie) Anselmo; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Monday, March 10, 2003, Roselawn Chapel. Private family inurnment at a later date.

Anselmo, William Dean
William Dean Anselmo - Pueblo Chieftain - January 28, 2004 - William Dean Anselmo, born July 25, 1941, in Pueblo, passed away after a long battle with cancer at home in Reno, Nev., on Jan. 21, 2004, surrounded by his family. He was a loving son, husband and father. He was preceded in death by his father, Michael Angelo Anselmo in 1990. He is survived by his wife, Sue; his parents, Jeanne and Frank Leonard, all of Reno; sons, Michael of Pueblo, and Timothy of Reno; daughters, Michelle (Rick) Tanga of Salt Lake City, Utah, Melanie (Brian) Taylor of Phoenix, Ariz., and Marcelle Anselmo of Colorado Springs, Colo.; stepdaughter, Rachelle Quigley of Reno; stepsons, Christopher Ardoin and Justin Ardoin of Reno, and Samuel Ardoin of Petoskey, Mich.; and 13 grandchildren. William was a Vietnam veteran who served in the U.S. Navy. Funeral services were held in Reno. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, 2004, at Imperial Memorial Gardens in Pueblo with the Rev. Dr. Charlene Nimmo officiating.

Anthony, James L.
James L. Anthony - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - March 2, 1917 - Hobnailed shoes, worn by James L. Anthony, an employe of the steel mill, are blamed for his death at Pueblo, when he was killed by a current of 2,300 volts of electricity which passed through his body. Anthony was killed instantly.

Antista, Bart Anthony
Bart Anthony Antista - Pueblo Chieftain - April 8, 1987 - Bart Anthony Antista, 58, of Fullerton, Calif., formerly of Trinidad, March 26.

Antista, Lucy R.
Lucy R. Antista – The Press-Enterprise – September 13, 2004 - Riverside, CA - Lucy R. Antista, 89, of Yucaipa, CA., passed away September 8, 2004. Lucy was born December 8, 1914 in Hoehne, Colorado. She was a school teacher for 20 years. Employed by Los Angeles County School District. She was a nun for 14 years with the Diocese of Los Angeles and a member of St. Francis X Cabrini of Yucaipa, CA. Lucy is survived by her brother, Anthony A. Antista and sister, Rosalie Priolo, both of Cherry Valley, CA. Rosary and Mass Service 9/15, 10 AM at San Gorgonio Catholic Church of Beaumont, CA. Burial following mass at Desert Lawn Cemetery, Calimesa, CA. Weaver Mortuary (951) 845-1141.

Anton, Muriel Barnes
Muriel Barnes Anton - Pueblo Chieftain - May 04, 2006 - Muriel Barnes Anton, 101, born Oct. 2, 1904, passed away Feb. 20, 2006. Muriel lived through a century that saw marvelous changes and developments, from the automobile to the space station. She is survived by daughter, Katherine A. (Bill) Hakes, Lincoln, Calif.; son, Henry F. (Suzie) Anton Jr., Pueblo, Colo.; grandchildren, Dr. Stewart M. (Terrie) Abbot, Greeley, Colo., Lisa A. (Jim) Hagen, Littleton, Colo., Michael F. (Claudia) Anton, Clifton, Va., and Corinne A. (Eric) Hord, Charlottesville, Va. Also survived by numerous great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; nieces, Susan P. (Pete) Dunda, Almont, Colo., and Karen M. Petersen, Colorado Springs, Colo.; nephew, Willis A. (Bette) Anton, Topeka, Kan.; and several great- nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband, Henry F. Anton; son, Stewart Anton; and sister, Catherine C. Petersen. Muriel was a member of the Ascension Church Women's Guild, St. Anne's Guild, Colonial Dames and was a founding member of the Pueblo Service League and Pueblo Day Nursery. World War II activities included, Pueblo Blood Bank, AWVS Gray Lady and Camp Carson. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Friday, May 5, 2006, at Ascension Episcopal Church. Donations may be made to the Ascension Episcopal Church, 420 W. 18th St., Pueblo, CO 81003, in Muriel's memory. Services will conclude at the church.

Antone, Robert Benjamin
Robert Benjamin Antone - Marin Independent Journal - July 17, 1999 - Robert Benjamin Antone passed away July 14, 1999 in San Rafael. Brother of Joseph J. Antone and his wife Marilyn; Uncle of Joseph C. Antone and his wife, Pamela, and Janette Antone Nunez and her husband John; great uncle of Joseph C. Antone, John M. Nunez, and Elaine A. Nunez. Robert Antone was 69 years old and a native of Pueblo, CO. Memorial service July 19th, 1999 at 1pm, Parent-Sorensen Mortuary, 850 Keokuk St., Petaluma, CA. This information was transcribed by his niece, Janette Antone Nunez. If you have any information on the Antone, Krizman, and Babich families of Pueblo, CO., please contact me at Lutonium@aol.com. Thanks.

Antonelli, Katherine B.
Katherine B. (Benedetti) Antonelli - Pueblo Chieftain - October 30, 2001 - Katherine B. (Benedetti) Antonelli passed away Oct. 28, 2001, following a lengthy illness from cancer. Preceded in death by Silvio, her loving husband of 60 years. Born Dec. 4, 1913, in Santa Clara Canyon (Huerfano County). Survived by two children, Gary (Gloria) Antonelli of Amarillo, Texas, and Lucille (Charles) Marcovecchio of Temple, Texas; grandchildren, Charles (Chuck) Marcovecchio of Pueblo, Tammy (John) Burgtorff of Amarillo, Terri Marcovecchio of Van Nuys, Calif., and Lou Ann (Todd) Wesley of Amarillo; great-grandchildren, Kaley and Korey Burgtorff of Amarillo and Brenna Wesley of Amarillo; sister, Agnes Pavlick of Walsenburg, Colo.; and nephew, Ronald Pavlick of Walsenburg. Visitation, 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Our Lady of the Meadows. In lieu of flowers or food, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice or charity of choice in his memory.

Antonelli, Marie I.
Marie I. Antonelli - Trinidad Times Independent – August 15, 2004 - Marie I. (Germer) Antonelli, 87, passed away at home Aug. 1, 2004, in Trinidad, Colo. She was born in Clayton, N.M. on May 12, 1917, to Dora (Lucero) and Melvin Germer. She was employed as a clerk for Moses, Kress and Montgomery Wards for several years and then as bookkeeper for Beeman's Construction. On Aug. 30,1937, Marie was united in marriage to John T. Antonelli at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Trinidad, Colo. Marie enjoyed cooking, sewing, collecting and restoring antiques. She was a talented craft maker and painter. Marie was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and loved spending time with her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Marie's passions in life were the care and nurturing of small children and feeding the less fortunate. She will be truly missed. Preceding her in death are parents Dora and Melvin Germer; sisters, Virginia and Isabel and a brother, Philip. Survivors are husband John T. Antonelli of the home address; daughters, Joanne Antonelli, Colorado Springs, Colo., Mary Jane Carlen and husband Tim, Austin, Texas; six grandchildren, Robert, Sharon, Natalie, Edward, Heather and Justin; three great grandchildren, John, Nicholas and Zachary; a sister, Eleanor Sisson, Albuquerque, N.M.; brothers, Melvin Germer and wife Julie, Colorado Springs, Charles Germer and wife Carol, Vancouver, Wash.; sisters in law, Lucy Villani, Trinidad, Clotilda Vecchio, Trinidad, Beatrice Niccoli, Trinidad; numerous nieces, nephews, friends and relatives. Funeral was Aug. 5 at Holy Trinity Church with Funeral Mass celebrated by Father Gene Renard. Entombment followed at the Last Supper Mausoleum, Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were her six grandchildren, Robert Hall, Sharon Holler, Natalie Hall, Edward Hall, Heather Harris and Justin Carlett. Immediately following the services, friends were invited to gather with the family at Twin Pines. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the charity of your choice to feed the hungry. Arrangements made under the direction of the Comi Funeral Home.

Antonucci, Steve
Steve Antonucci – Eagle Valley Enterprise – May 4, 1917 – Explosion in Hastings Mine – Note: Steve Antonucci is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, April 27, 1917. Steve Antonucci: Italian, age 53, married with one surviving child. He was a "slopeman" for the Victor-American Fuel Company; cause of death was an explosion due to an open safety lamp.  Source: Denver Public Library, "Colorado Mining Fatalities." See http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/hastings.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Antrillo, Mary Ann
Mary Ann Antrillo - Denver Post - October 12, 1995 - Mary Ann Antrillo, Denver homemaker, 70 - Mary Ann Antrillo of Denver, a homemaker, died Monday in Denver. She was 70. Mass of Christian burial will be said at 10 a.m. today at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 1320 W. Nevada Place. Interment will be in Fort Logan National Cemetery. She was born July 17, 1925, in Walsenburg. She is survived by two sons, Stephen E. and Darryl T., both of Denver; two daughters, Janice Ann Antrillo, San Francisco, and Sandra R. Antrillo, Denver; and six grandchildren.

Antu, Mary Jane
Mary Jane Antu - Huerfano World - January 8, 2004 - Mary Jane Antu, 82, a lifetime resident of Walsenburg, went to be with the Lord Dec. 31, 2003. Mary was born Sept. 5 1921 in Rouse. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luis Antu; parents, Carlos and Eulilia Vigil; and granddaughter, Nadia Juliet Montez. Mary is survived by her children, Linda Antu-Vigil, Walsenburg, Wayne (Sandy) Antu, Trinidad, and Pat (Mark), Walsenburg; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; numerous relatives and many friends. Mary owned and operated three different restaurants in Walsenburg (Midnight Cafe, Annex and Mary's Cafe). She will be greatly missed. A visitation will be held Thursday, Jan. 8, from 2-5 p.m. at Johnson-Romero Family Funeral Home, 525 Main St., Walsenburg, followed by a Rosary at 7 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be held Friday, Jan. 9, also at St. Mary Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the loving care of Johnson-Romero Family Funeral Home.

Anusis, Jim
Jim Anusis – Eagle Valley Enterprise – May 4, 1917 – Explosion in Hastings Mine – Note: Jim Anusis is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, April 27, 1917. Jim Anusis: Greek, age 40, single. He was a miner for the Victor-American Fuel Company; cause of death was an explosion due to an open safety lamp.  Source: Denver Public Library, "Colorado Mining Fatalities." See http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/hastings.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Anwin, Andrew
Andrew Anwin - Telluride Daily Journal - October 25, 1913 - Militia May Be Sent to Coal Strike District - This Result May Come Following Pitched Battle Fought in the Streets of Walsenburg Last Night Between Mine Guards and Strikers - Two Killed and Four Fatally Wounded - Walsenburg, Colo., Oct. 25 - Whether or not state troops will be sent to the Southern Colorado coal strike district is a question being agitated as a result of last night's battle in the streets here, resulting in two strikers being killed and four wounded, two of whom will probably result fatally. The feeling here is high and more trouble is feared. The mine guards are now swarming here, and two gatling guns have already arrived. The mine guards were moving the household effects of non-union miners when some one fired at them. The guards then fired two volleys into the strikers, killing Cisto Croci and wounding Chris Kohich, who died a short time later. Andrew Anwin, one of the wounded strikers died this morning, making three in all who are dead as a result of the battle. Golden Colorado Transcript - October 30, 1913 - Strike Battle at Walsenburg - Walsenburg, Colo. Oct. 25 - One dead, two dying and three wounded men lay on upper Seventh street here Friday afternoon after a battle between the guards and strikers that began and ended so suddenly that spectators were still scrambling to shelter as the smoke from the rifles lifted from the street. The Dead - Cisto Croci, Italian striker, shot through the head; Andrew Anwin, Fin striker, shot twice in body.

Anzick, Frank J.
Frank J. "Moppie" Anzick - Pueblo Chieftain - June 29, 2003 - Frank J. "Moppie" Anzick, 98. On June 27, 2003, Frank gently held her hand as he slipped away to join his beloved Julie, who preceded him in death on April 27, 2002. Frank was born to Louis and Mary Anzick on Oct. 2, 1904, in Pueblo, Colo. He was preceded in death by son, Wayne (Nora) Anzick; and grandson, Scott M. Parrill; also brothers, Louis Jr., Joseph, Rudolph and Anthony; and his sister, Mary Brumjak. He is survived by his daughter, Joyce R. (Frank) Parrill; grandchildren, Chris (Tammy) Parrill, Alamosa, Colo., Leo Anzick, Medicine Bow, Wyo., Joni (David) Park, Thornton, Colo., Heidi (Terry) Smith, Lakewood, Colo., Veronica (Scott) Keith, Yelm, Wash.; sisters, Frances Hiza, Stephanie Barnett, Clara Tomicich, all of Pueblo, and Lisbeth Brady, Salt Lake City, Utah. Frank is also survived by his sister-in-law, Josephine Mitchell, Redondo Beach, Calif.; and dear extended families, Bill and Pam Yershin, Pueblo, and Bernie Edsitty and Hank Hudson, Fort Defiance, Ariz.; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He held dear his 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Frank was employed in the wire mill of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Corporation for over 50 years. He received a check from the company dated July 31, 1934, in the amount of 14 cents. It is framed and has become a conversation piece. A celebration of the life of this gentle man will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at St. Mary Catholic Church, followed by a reception in the church hall. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice and Palliative Care, 1207 Pueblo Blvd. Way, Pueblo, CO, 81005.

Anzick, John M.
John M. Anzick - Pueblo Chieftain - April 30, 2006 - John M. Anzick, April 24, 2006. Born June 17, 1932, in Pueblo. Survived by wife, Fern; son, Joseph; and daughter Patricia Molaskey. Grandfather of four. Served in the U.S. Navy, member of the American Legion, V.F.W. and Telephone Pioneers. Cremation follows. No services.

Anzick, Julia R.
Julia (Julie) R. Anzick - Pueblo Chieftain - April 30, 2002 - Age 97, surrounded by family and friends was placed in the hands of the Lord on Saturday, April 27, 2002. Julie was born to the union of Frank and Mary Modic on June 26, 1904, in Tercio, Colo. On June 7, 2002, she would have celebrated 75 years of marriage to Frank J. Anzick, who survives her. She is preceded in death by her son, Wayne (Nora) Anzick; and grandson, Scott Parrill; as well as sisters, Marie, Johanna, Anna and Lilyan. She is survived by her daughter, Joyce R. (Frank) Parrill; grandchildren, Chris (Tammy) Parrill, Alamosa, Colo., Leo (Robin) Anzick, Eaton, Colo., Joni (David) Park, Thornton, Colo., Heidi (Terry) Smith, Lakewood, Colo., and Veronica (Scott) Keith, Yelm, Wash.; sister, Josephine Mitchell, Redondo Beach, Calif.; and dear extended families, Bill “Butch” (Pam) Yershin, Pueblo, Bernie Edsitty and Hank Hudson, Fort Defiance, Ariz. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Stephanie Barnett, Frances Hiza and Clara Tomicich, all of Pueblo, and Lisbeth Brady, Salt Lake City, Utah; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Julie rejoiced in her 15 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren (one her namesake, Julia, Kissammee, Fla.), J.J. and Cameron, Mesa, Ariz. Julie was raised in the mining towns of Brilliant and Maxwell, N.M. Her father managed and owned boarding houses, meeting the needs of the miners. When she was a mere 9 years old, her mother died. Her formal education came to an end when she and her sister Marie helped their father with the running of the boarding house. People who ate at Anzick's Restaurant years ago, will remember her as “chef extraordinaire.” The fortunate people who came in contact with Julie, will remember her favorite phrase “God love it.” Now we respond, “God love you.” Our dear one's life will be celebrated at a Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2002, St. Mary's Catholic Church. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 704 Elmhurst Place, Pueblo, CO 81004.

Anzick, Louis
Louis Anzick - Pueblo Chieftain - November 03, 1998 - Louis Anzick, 96, died peacefully at his home on Oct. 30, 1998. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Annie- daughter, Anna Louise Helmick and son-in-law, Sam Skul. Born and raised in Pueblo, Louis served three years in the Navy as an aviation mechanic. Upon discharge, he returned to Pueblo, began a 40 year employment with the CF&I, married and had three children. He was also a successful cattle broker and business speculator. While he was driven toward a strong work ethic, his recreational interests were pursued with passion. He loved music and dancing, and was an avid accordion player. His personality was extraordinary, gregarious and humorous by nature, he was an entertaining conversationalist. As the family patriarch, he had an astounding memory and could recall intricate details of past events until his last days. His strength, determination and zest for life were inspirational, his intelligence remarkable, his independence admirable. He will be greatly missed by his family and will be remembered forever. He is survived by his daughter, Helen Skul- son, Dr. Melvin (Helen) Anzick- eight grandchildren- 10 great-grandchildren- brother, Frank (Julia)- and sisters, Stephanie Barnett, Elizabeth Brady, Frances Hiza and Clare Tomcich- and numerous other relatives. Funeral Mass, Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 10 a.m., St. Mary Church.

Anzick, Wayne
Wayne Anzick - Pueblo Chieftain - November 13, 1997 - Wayne Anzick, age 64, passed away Nov. 9, 1997, after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his parents, Frank and Julia Anzick of Pueblo- his wife, Nora- his children, Leo of LaSalle, Colo., Joni Park, Thornton, Colo., Heidi Smith, Lakewood, Colo., Veronica Keith, Yelm, Wash., and Adam Poole, Lakewood, Colo.- stepchildren, Rhana Pytell, LaJolla, Calif., Stan Pytell, Edmonton, Canada, Theresa Pytell, Gaithersburg, Md., Dan Pytell, Denver, Colo., Tim Pytell, New York, Katie Boone, Boulder, Colo.- his sister, Joyce (Frank) Parrill, Monte Vista, Colo.- 18 grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Wayne attended St. Mary Grade School and Pueblo Catholic High. He was active in the union movement for many years and has held positions as assistant grievance man, main griever, guard, recording secretary and finally president of Local 2102. In September 1974, Wayne accepted a position on the staff of the International Union of Steelworkers. He has worked for the union in Colorado, Utah and Pennsylvania. He was appointed sub-district director Dec. 17, 1985 in Pueblo. He participated for many months in negotiations to save jobs in the Pueblo plant when Oregon Steel came to purchase it. He always worked diligently to rally support for numerous political candidates sympathetic to the needs of labor. He retired from the sub-director position in March 1995. He enjoyed his hobbies of golf, gardening, travel, biking and most of all his large, wonderful family. Services, St. Mary Church. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. today and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received in the church hall after each service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to USWA-CFI, Emergency Fund, 1414 E. Evans, Pueblo, Colo., 81004. Arrangements by McCarthy Rose Chapel, 329 Goodnight.



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