The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Casack, Larry F.
Larry F. Casack - Pueblo Chieftain - October 16, 2005 - Larry F. Casack, 75, Aug. 13, 1930, to Oct. 14, 2005. Survived by his beloved wife of 50 years Carolyn; children, Mark (Kim), John, Chris (Jeff) Mize, and Mary (Bob) Cabrera; and his loving grandchildren, Dustin, Jason, Jeremy, Kiki, Sammy, Steven, Sarah and Cody. Also survived by his sister, Lucille (Herb) Beeman; sisters-in-law, Rose Casack, Violet (Dick) Sivils, and Frances Todaro; and numerous nieces and nephews. A life-time Pueblo resident, Larry retired from the C.F. & I. after 37 years of service. At Larry's request, please omit food and flowers. No home visitation. Viewing, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association in Larry's memory in care of the funeral home office.

Casados, Arthur
Arthur "Big Roy" Casados - Pueblo Chieftain - May 26, 2003 - Arthur "Big Roy" Casados, 51. Born April 8, 1952, in Walsenburg, passed away May 22, 2003, at Parkview Medical Center. Preceded in death by his parents, Manuel and Dora Casados; four brothers, Jake, Jesse, Bobby and Joe Casados; and his grandson, Paul Pacheco. Survived by his wife, Priscilla Casados; and children, Donald (Melanie) Pacheco, Ruben Pacheco, Roy (Angelique) Casados, April (Greg) Vallejos, Tammie (Tino) Casados-Rueda; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation, noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, Roselawn. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, St. Leander Church. Burial to follow Mass at Roselawn. Family and friends gathering at 1509 E. First St.

Casados, Beatrice
Beatrice "Bea" Casados - Pueblo Chieftain - March 02, 2004 - Beatrice "Bea" Casados, 78, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord March 1, 2004. Born Oct. 5, 1925, in Ute Park, N.M. Preceded in death by her husband, John Casados; parents, Dulcineo and Antonia Sandoval; great-grandchildren, Bryan Marcus Ortiz, Sarah Marie Garcia. Survived by son, Kenneth (Linda) Casados; daughters, Liz (Paul) Mendez, Pat Santos; brothers, Joe (Betty) Sandoval, Secundino Sandoval, Greg Sandoval; sister, Rose (Andy) Rodriguez; grandchildren, Kelly (Anthony) Garcia, Karen (Steve) Ortiz, Kevin Mendez, Angela Maes, Audrey Santos, Manuel (Duanna) Santos, Annette Madril, K.C. Casados, Jennifer (Milo) Guerra; great-grandchildren, Andrea Espinoza, Ysa Garcia, Raeanne and Kayla Ortiz, Brandon Herrera, Desirae Mendez, Lorena Santos, Manuel and Anyssa Santos, Liam Guerra. Visitation, 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday and noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday; both at Romero Chapel. Vigil service, 7 p.m. Wednesday, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday; both at St. Anne Church. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at St. Anne Hall after both services.

Casados, Dan Thomas
Dan Thomas Casados - World Independent – February 20, 1946 – Dan Thomas Casados, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Casados, died at the family home at 237 West Tenth street yesterday. Survivors include his parents, his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Casados and Mrs. Matilda Valdez. Funeral announcements will be made later by the Unfug-Peet mortuary.

Casados, Daniel
Daniel Casados - Pueblo Chieftain - September 22, 1999 - Daniel Casados, 71, of Pueblo, passed away Sept. 20, 1999. Born April 24, 1928, in Los Cerros, N.M. Preceded in death by his parents, Telesfor and Dulciania Casados, and brother, Joe B. Casados. Survived by his loving, devoted wife, LaLa Casados, of the family home; children, Julian (Valerie) Casados, Lucy Delgado (Willie Bethune), Lawrence Casados and Donna Casados, all of Pueblo, Manuel (Josephine) Casados of Security; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Irene (Tino) Valdez of Rocky Ford, Emma (Fred) Martinez, Jennie (Raymond) Martinez, Eva (Pete) Baca and Mary (Joe) Sandoval, all of Denver; and numerous nieces and nephews. Dan enjoyed playing his guitar, working in his yard and was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Dan was a U.S. Army veteran and also worked for the CF&I for 30 years. Memorial funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday at Pueblo Christian Center, Pastor Gregg Slaughter officiating. Cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends will be received at 1421 E. Orman.

Casados, Dora
Dora Casados - Pueblo Chieftain - October 08, 2002 - Dora Casados, 84, a homemaker, departed this life at Parkview Medical Center, Oct. 5, 2002, surrounded by her family. Dora was born May l, 1918, in Keller, N.M., she was a kind lady with a big heart. There was always room for one more at her dinner table. Dora was also part of the foster grandparent program, she loved children. Predeceased by her parents, Felipe and Sofia (Fresquez) Montoya; husband, Manuel Casados; children, Jake, Bobby, Joe, Jesse Casados; granddaughter, Dora Meigs; grandson, Janaro Casados. Survived by her children, Manuel (Esther), Pat (Lisa), Wedo (Kelly), Danny (Valerie), Phil (Lorraine), Roy (Priscilla), Joe (Diane), Luis and Robert Casados, Marie (Roy) Meigs, Virginia (Bill) Avila and Mary Casados; siblings, Cora, Elsie, Bernice, Cleo, Marie and Pete Martinez; numerous grand- and great-grandchildren. Both services, St. Leander Catholic Church. Rosary vigil, 7 p.m. Wednesday, funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the home and St. Leander Hall following the burial rites. Pueblo Chieftain October 09, 2002 Dora Casados. Survived also by a sister, Christine. Rosary vigil, 7 p.m. today. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday. Both services, St. Leander Catholic Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Casados, Ernest J.
Ernest J. Casados - Pueblo Chieftain - April 29, 2000 - Ernest J. Casados, age 83, passed away April 27, 2000. Survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Mildred Casados; and children, Gloria Jean Casados, Teresa Ann (David) Montoya, Donna Marie (Richard) Arnold and Ruth Elizabeth Casados. Grandfather of Brian (Michelle) Arnold, Shawna Arnold, Janelle (Steve) Quick, Melissa Montoya, and Brendon and Bradley Arnold. Also survived by one sister and five brothers as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Preceded in death by his parents, Rosendo and Maclovia Casados and two brothers. Mr. Casados was a U.S. Army veteran, retiring from the Pueblo Army Depot. After his retirement, he played piano with Ernie's Musical Combo that traveled to area nursing homes and SRDA. Visitation, Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral service, Monday, 2 p.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Please omit food and flowers.

Casados, Frances
Frances Casados - Pueblo Chieftain - February 10, 2000 - Frances Casados, 79, a homemaker, passed away Feb. 8, 2000, at St. Mary-Corwin hospital. Mrs. Casados was born May 11, 1920, in Santa Fe, N.M. She was a devout Catholic who prayed her rosary daily, observed the Holy Days of Obligation and attended her children's and grandchildren's baptisms, First Holy Communions and Confirmations. She never missed. She also made each child a blanket. Her family regarded her as a wonderful person who was a friend to all. Preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and husband, Felimon Casados. Survived by her children, Dolores (Richard) Chavez, Josie Casados, Anthony Casados, Maryann (Max) Saenz, Rosalie (Eugene) Lucero, Diane (Paul) Montez, Jack Casados, Deana (David) Castillo, Veronica (Cisco) Arellano, Christina (Cruz) Soto, Sandra (Frank) Chavez, Robert (Vickie) Casados, David (Natalie) Casados and Michelle Casados; 36 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and her two dogs, "Ponchita" and "Whoopie," who were her constant companions. Visitation, noon until 5 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Rosary vigil, 7 p.m. today. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, Rev. Thomas R. Hinni, CM, celebrant. Both services, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 19 Barrington Ct. and 49 Portero Dr.

Casados, Jake
Jake Casados - Pueblo Chieftain - March 10, 2002 - Age 61, passed away March 8, 2002. He is survived by his mother, Dora Casados; brother, Manuel (Esther), Pat and Lisa, Wedo (Kelly), Danny (Valerie), Phil (Lorraine), Roy (Priscilla), Louis, Joe (Diane) and Robert Casados; sisters, Marie (Roy) Meigs, Virginia (Bill) Avila and Mary Casados; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his father, Manuel Casados, and three brothers. At his request, cremation, Almont Crematory, with no services.

Casados, Janero Jesus
Janero Jesus Casados - Pueblo Chieftain - December 29, 1998 - Janero Jesus Casados, 21, of Pueblo, passed away Dec. 27, 1998. Born March 3, 1977, in Pueblo. Preceded in death by grandfather, Manuel Jesus Casados. Survived by his parents, Phillip and Lorraine Casados of Pueblo- brothers, Sean C. Casados, Denver, and Angelo Casados, Pueblo- sister, Brittany Casados, Pueblo- grandmother, Dora Casados, Pueblo- grandfather, Severo Gonzales, Pueblo- grandmother, Josie Aguilar, Pueblo- numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Janero enjoyed golf and basketball. Viewing today from 1-6 p.m. at Romero Chapel. Funeral service 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Romero Chapel. Officiant, Rev. Ed Nunez. Cremation to follow. Relatives and friends will be received at 1532 E. Ninth St., the family home.

Casados, Joe Jr.
Joe Casados Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - June 08, 2004 - Joe Casados Jr., 44, departed this life on June 5, 2004, in Pueblo. He was born April 21, 1960, in Alamosa, Colo. Preceded in death by his brothers, Steve and Eloyde. Joe is survived by his loving mother, Dora Otero; brother, Daniel (Michelle) Casados; sisters, Linda (Ted) Sandoval and Debbie (Chad) Stilley; father, Joe (Marie) Casados Sr.; half brother and sister, Linda and Richard; grandparents, Victor and Josephine Casados; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews who all loved him as a father. Viewing 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Casados, Lawrence Floyd
Lawrence Floyd Casados - Pueblo Chieftain - February 01, 2005 - Lawrence Floyd Casados, 48, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord, Jan. 28, 2005. Born Oct. 24, 1956, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by father, Daniel Casados in 1999. Survived by sons, David Casados, Daniel Casados, Delorean Casados; mother, Lala Casados; brothers, Julian (Valerie) Casados, Manuel Casados; sisters, Lucy (Willie) Bethune, Donna Casados; also survived by numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral service, 10 am. Wednesday, at Pueblo Christian Center. Relatives and friends will be received at the Fireside Room at the Pueblo Christian Center Hall after service. Cremation has taken place.

Casados, Richard Lee
Richard Lee Casados - Pueblo Chieftain - March 28, 1986 - Richard Lee Casados, Morrison, formerly of Pueblo, died unexpectedly March 15, 1986. Survived by wife, Gloria, daughters, Cynthia, Renee, and Maria, all of the family home; father and mother, John and Lucy Casados, Pueblo; sister, Sally (Gilbert) Tapia, Denver; brothers, John R. (Patsy) Casados, Denver, Lawrence (Rachel) Casados, Fort Worth, Texas. Services were held last week in Lakewood.

Casados, Robert R. Sr.
Robert R. Casados Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - January 30, 2001 - Age 72, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2001. He is predeceased by his loving wife, Lillian Casados; son, Tony Vigil; grandson, Samuel Casados; three brothers; and one sister. Robert is survived by his children, Robert R. (Bea) Casados Jr., Michael Casados and Ed Vigil, all of Pueblo; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews and other friends and relatives. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and an avid hunter. He also enjoyed fishing, working on cars and woodworking. Visitation will be 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, 2001, both at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment will be at Imperial Memorial Gardens with special services by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. The family will receive friends and relatives both at 115 Cornell Circle and the family residence.

Casados, Sadie
Sadie Casados - Pueblo Chieftain - July 23, 2003 - Sadie Casados, 85, went to be with the Lord July 21, 2003, in Pueblo, Colo. Born March 27, 1918, in Chico, N.M., to Felipe and Candeleria Cordova, who preceded her; along with her husband, Joe Solomon Casados. Survived by her children, Jim (Stephie) Casados, Margie (Phillip) Chavez, Joe S. (Irene) Casados Jr., Candeleria (Danny) Medina, Patricia Gloria Jacques, Lola (Gene) Trujillo, LeRoy T. Casados, Rita (James) Rodgers, Mary Olympia (Charles) Torres; 28 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren; numerous friends and family members. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday, and Mass, 10 a.m. Friday; both services at St. Leander Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Casagranada, C.
C. Casagranada - Daily Nevada State Journal, Reno, NV - January 24, 1907 - Primero, Colorado - Colorado Fuel & Iron Co. Coal Mine Explosion, January 23, 1907 - Twenty lives go out in a mine explosion over in Colorado - Trinidad, Colo., Jan 23 - Twenty miners, according to the authentic information available his evening, lost their lives as a result of an explosion which occurred at three o'clock this morning in the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company's Coal mine near Primero, twenty miles west of this city. Twenty coffins have been ordered by the company from a local undertaking establishment. Two of the dead are Frank Hobat, miner, and R. J. Lumbey, fire boss. The names of the other men killed have not been learned, as the shift boss, who had charge of the men who went into the mine last night, is missing. All the men except Lumley were foreigners, most of them being Italians. The explosion stopped the air fan, which was not repaired until late today, and there is little chance that any of the men in the mine at the time of the explosion are still alive. District Superintendent Robert O'Neil is personally directing the work of rescue. Volunteers from adjacent mines are assisting. Rescuers have been divided into two hour shifts and work will be kept up continuously until the entire mine is explored. During the entire day excitement ran high and relatives of the entombed miners stood waiting at the entrance to the mine for a sight of any of the victims that might be brought to the surface. The damage to the mine cannot be learned tonight. An attempt is being made to force air into the mine in the hope that some of the entombed men may be alive, and thus prevent their suffocating. Late advices are that the mine is badly wrecked. The rescue party has penetrated three hundred feet and recovered four bodies, the names not being given. Reno Evening Gazette, Reno, NV- Jan 24, 1907 - Trinidad, Colo., January 24, 1907 - Heroically at work the rescuing party has so far succeeded in recovering but four bodies from the Primero Mine where the explosion occurred yesterday morning. Following is a list of dead whose bodies have been recovered: Angelo Pezitti, Fortunato Gracamato, Enrico Stiffli, C. Casagranada. The missing supposed to be dead in the mine are: J. Reece Lumley, mine boss; Madisto Formali, Louie and Joseph Sipas, John Tokar, John Toth, John Toth Jr., M. Omadono, Angelo Maddelena, Robert and John Fatur and Julius Randolph.

Casagrande, Costante
Costante Casagrande- Telluride Daily Journal - January 23, 1907 - Explosion in Trinidad Mine Today - Trinidad, Jan. 23 - An explosion in the main entry of the mouth of the Colorado Fuel and Iron company's coal mine at Primero occurred this morning. It is reported that twenty miners were killed and may be more. The explosion it is supposed was caused by a "windy shot." Note: Costante Casagrande is listed among the dead of the Primero Mine disaster of January 23, 1907 through the Denver Public Library's collection entitled "Colorado Mining Fatalities." It lists Costante Casagrande as an Italian, age 21, and single. He was working as a "day man" for Colorado Fuel & Iron, and the cause of death was listed as an explosion of gas and dust. For complete details of this disaster go to: http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/primero.html

Casares, Jennie Lee
Jennie Lee Casares - Pueblo Chieftain - November 16, 2006 - Jennie Lee Casares (Dobrinski), 73, went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 15, 2006. Preceded in death by her son and daughter, Bobby and Robin. Survived by daughter, Becky; son, Billy (Leann); 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A special thank you to her caregivers, Kim and Leann. Jennie loved cooking and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She led a full and happy life and was a mom to many. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel.

Casares, Rick Andrew
Rick Andrew Casares - Pueblo Chieftain - April 20, 1999 - Rick Andrew Casares, 39, of Westminster, passed away unexpectedly April 16, 1999, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital while on a fishing vacation in Pueblo. He was employed as a facilities maintenance manager. He enjoyed fly fishing, hunting, camping, carpentry, bowling and country western dancing. Predeceased by his father, Richard M. Casares, in 1972- grandparents, Patricia Lopez and Andy and Maria Casares- uncle, Robert Casares- and father-in-law, Sel Bachicha. Survived by his wife, Rose Aragon- children, Eric Andrew Casares and Aaron Richard Casares, both of Scottsbluff, Neb.- siblings, Yolanda (Roberto) Gonzales, Bayard, Neb., and Douglas (Sheri) Casares, Collinsville, Okla.- stepchildren, Athena (Kenny) Lovato, Northglenn, Colo., and Marcie Aragon, Westminster- mother and stepfather, Juanita (Charles) Stark, Bristow, Okla.- grandfather, Joe Lopez, Bayard, Neb.- grandson, Kenny Craig Lovato, Northglenn, Colo.- nephew, Zacary Casares- four nieces, Megan, Mandi and Stephani Casares, all of Collinsville, Okla., and Hollie Gonzales, Bayard, Neb.- mother-in-law, Angie Bachicha, Pueblo- brothers-in-law, Andy (Nancy) Bachicha, Nick (Irene) Bachicha and Leroy (Carol) Bachicha, all of Pueblo- sisters-in-law, Theresa (Joe) Duran, Thornton, Colo., Loretta (Brian) Taylor, Aurora, Colo., Mary Bachicha, Maxine (Mike) Montoya and Darlene Bachicha, all of Pueblo- and numerous other relatives and friends. Rosary vigil, 7 p.m. today. Funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Wednesday. Both services, Holy Cross Catholic Church, 9371 Wigham St., Thornton, Colo., Rev. Tom Coyte, celebrant. Interment, Highland Cemetery.

Casarez, Margie
Margie Casarez - Pueblo Chieftain - February 22, 2004 - Margie Casarez passed away Feb. 19, 2004. She was born in Taos, N.M., on June 9, 1938, to the union of Manuel and Teresa Olonia. She is preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Manuel Olonia Jr. She is survived by her loving husband, Mauricio Casarez; children, Morris (Lisa) Casarez, Michael (Sharon) Casarez, Manuel Casarez, all of Pueblo, Steve Casarez of Littleton, Colo.; grandchildren, April, Sherrie, Nicole, Kelli, Audrey, Renee, Matthew and Tina Martinez; siblings, Santiago (Mary Ellen) Olonia, Charlie (Mary Ann) Olonia, Marie (Orlando) Trujillo and Elaine Romero; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Viewing will be 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, followed by vigil service at 7 p.m. Monday; both to be held at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Blende. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. There will be a reception following the interment at St. Joseph Church Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Margie Casarez through the funeral home office.

Casaus, Anthony D.
Anthony D. "Tony" Casaus - Pueblo Chieftain - August 28, 2005 - Anthony D. "Tony" Casaus, 51, born Jan. 21, 1954, passed away Aug. 23, 2005. Preceded in death by his father, Alfonso R. Casaus. Survived by wife, Lorri White; mother, Carmen Casaus; sons, Anthony and Zachary; brother, Michael Casaus; sisters, Elizabeth (Paul) Villegas, Madeline (Dan) Wunderlich; nieces, Rachel, Annie, Lea, Lauren and Rebekah; and nephews, Moises and Michael. Anthony enjoyed the Denver Broncos, Avalanche, Nuggets, casino outings, traveling and music. He worked at the Colorado Department of Corrections for 22 years. Visitation and video tribute 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at St. Patrick Church followed by the Rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Patrick Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made in his memory to the CPO Foundation c/o Robert Wright, P.O. Box 782, Canon City, CO 81212. Anthony D. "Tony" Casaus - Pueblo Chieftain - August 29, 2005 - Anthony D. "Tony" Casaus, 51, passed away Aug. 23, 2005. A Pueblo native and 1972 graduate of Centennial High School.

Casaus, Belarmino
Belarmino Casaus - Pueblo Chieftain-Star Journal - April 12, 1984 - Belarmino Casaus, 71, also known as “Bennie,” late of 319 Beech, died April 10, 1984. He retired from the Santa Fe Railroad after 27 years of service and was a member of Mount Carmel Church. Survived by wife, Rafelita Casaus; children, Jose (Emma) Casaus, Toni Duran, Juan (Beatrice) Casaus, Viola (Arnold) Esquibel and David Andrada, all of Pueblo, Abelina (Gilbert) Montoya, Las Vegas, Nev., Larry Casaus and Julian (Pauline) Casaus, Denver; two brothers and two sisters, Trinidad (Della) Casaus, Thomas Casaus, Cora Romero, and Margaret Garcia, all of Texas; 28 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. Recitation of the rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, and Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Friday, April 13. Both services at Mount Carmel Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends and relatives at the family home, 319 Beech.

Casaus, Carmen Ida
Carmen Ida Casaus - Pueblo Chieftain - August 03, 2005 - Carmen Ida Casaus was called home by her Lord and Savior on July 31, 2005. Preceded in death by her spouse, Charlie Casaus. Carmen was born in Chama, Colo., and lived much of her life in Pueblo. Left to cherish her memory are her son, Charles; her daughter, Marie Casaus-Marquez (Anthony Marquez); her granddaughters, Lisa and Sara Marquez; sister-in-law, Carmen Casaus; special friend of the family, Frances Santistevan; and many other relatives and friends. Inspired by her tremendous faith, Carmen had a positive influence on all who knew her. Special thanks to Preferred Hospice, Evercare, Dr. Alfredo Vargas, and other compassionate nursing and support. Visitation, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Rosary vigil, 7 p.m. today and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday; both at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the Zaragoza Hall following the burial rites.

Casaus, Carmen M.
Carmen M. (Trejo) Casaus - Pueblo Chieftain - November 24, 2005 - Carmen M. (Trejo) Casaus, passed away Nov. 20, 2005. Carmen was born on Nov. 12, 1921 in Torreon, Mexico. Preceded in death by her husband, Alfonso Casaus and Son, Anthony. Survived by her sister, Anna Serna; children, Michael Casaus (JoAnn Vallez), Elizabeth (Paul) Villegas, Madeline (Dan) Wunderlich; daughter-in-law, Lorraine White Casaus; 8 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She became a U.S. citizen in 1949. Employed at P.A.D., Corwin Hospital and Hospice. A proud member of St. Charles Club and an avid fan of Cripple Creek. Interests included selling Avon, gardening, embroidery and family get-togethers. A heartfelt thanks to Life Care for their care of our mother. Viewing, Friday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Rosary, Friday at 7:00 p.m., Both at Imperial. Mass, Saturday 10:00 a.m. at St. Leander's Church.

Casaus, Eladio R.
Eladio "Larry" R. Casaus - Pueblo Chieftain - April 30, 1999 - Eladio "Larry" R. Casaus, 54, departed this life April 29, 1999, in Denver. Born on July 11, 1944, in Pueblo. Larry was a master chef in one of Denver's leading restaurants. He enjoyed cooking for family and friends, going to Blackhawk and Cripple Creek and playing Bingo. Preceded in death by His father, Bennie Casaus, in 1984. Survived by his mother, Rafelita Aragon Casaus- siblings, Joe (Emma) Casaus, John (Beatrice) Casaus, Julian (Pauline) Casaus, Toni Duran, Vi (Arnold) Esquibel, and Marie "Bina" Montoya- godchild, Rick Andrada- special friend, Frank Chavez- several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation, noon until 7 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Rev. John Waters, S.J. celebrant. Cremation to follow. Family will receive friends at 319 Beech St.

Casaus, Emma Jean
Emma Jean Casaus - Pueblo Chieftain - November 08, 2005 - Emma Jean Casaus, 65, passed away Nov. 4, 2005. She was preceded in death by her father, Saturnino Luna; daughter, Rosie Moronez; son, Frank Casaus; and son-in-law, David Gibbs. Emma is survived by her husband, Jose L. Casaus; children, Bennie Casaus, Mary Ann (Ray) Lopez, Lorraine Gibbs; mother, Mary Vaca; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Ramon, Daniel (Michelle Seifried), Jimmy, David, Ashlee, Jaime, Kevin and Jordan; four great-grandchildren; brother, Louis (Margie) Luna; sisters, Eileen McMenamin and Ramona (Chris Mooney); and mother-in-law, Rafelita Casaus. Also survived by numerous other relatives and friends. Emma was best known for her tamales and menudo. She loved going to Cripple Creek and buying her scratch tickets. She enjoyed her family and lived for her grandchildren. Viewing, 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005. Family will receive friends at 169 Cornell Circle. Funeral Mass, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005, at Mt. Carmel Catholic Church.

Casaus, Frank Joseph
Frank Joseph Casaus - Pueblo Chieftain - May 25, 2005 - Frank Joseph Casaus, 48, owner of "Tile with a Smile" shop, passed away unexpectedly on May 22, 2005. A lifetime Puebloan, Frank was born May 9, 1957. He graduated from South High School in 1975. Frank was the kind of person that if you needed a favor, he was there to help. Frank was a wonderful son, brother and godfather to his two nieces. He was an expert carpet and tile layer and took special pride in his work. He was very proud of an award he received recently from the nationwide Floor & Window Coverings Search of Excellence program. Taking care of his mother always was foremost on his mind. Preceded in death by sister, Rosie Moronez; brother-in-law, David Gibbs. He leaves to cherish his memory his parents, Jose and Emma (Montez) Casaus; siblings, Bennie Casaus, MaryAnn (Ray) Lopez, Lorranne (David) Gibbs; grandmothers, Rafelita Casaus, Mary Vaca; goddaughters, Elizabeth Moronez, Ashlee Gibbs; special friends, Anthony and Lori Estrada, Woody MacFarlane, Jim Muniz; Frank's crew, Paul, Delfino and Leo Trujillo, Tim Crisler and Derrick Pinz; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Angelus Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, Holy Family Catholic Church, with the Rev. Paul Montez OSB, as celebrant. Cremation to follow. Family at 169 Cornell Circle and 40 Solar Drive, also at Holy Family Hall following the Mass.

Casaus, Jeanette
Jeanette Casaus - Pueblo Chieftain - June 28, 2003 - Jeanette Casaus, born October 1, 1923, passed away unexpectedly in Santa Fe. Preceded in death by her husband, Thomas, and son Thomas Jr. Survived by longtime friend Ray Padilla; children, Barbara, Richard, Gladys, and Margaret. No services. Family will meet at 1722 Sheridan Road, Pueblo, on Sunday, June 29.

Casaus, Richard Ben
Richard “Ben” Casaus - Pueblo Chieftain - November 1, 1973 - Richard “Ben” Casaus of Laguna, unexpectedly Oct. 31. Husband of Mable Casaus and father of Richard Ben Jr., Rita Jean and Leonard Patrick Casaus. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Pat Casaus Sr. and son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Elizar Cordova. Brother of Mrs. Alfred Salazar, Pat Casaus Jr., Mrs. Albin Romero, Mrs. Anthony Montano, Salvador Casaus, Mrs. Henry Montelongo, Mrs. John Gallegos and Mrs. Rudy Salazar, all of Pueblo; Mrs. Eloy Finn of Commerce City, and Fred Casaus of Thornton. Also survived by uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins. Mr. Casaus was a 1966 graduate of Central High, lettering in football and wrestling, and St. Joseph Catholic School. He was a second-year ironworks apprentice for State, Inc. and a member of St. Joseph Parish. Arrangements pending. Family at 1512 El Paso and 1502 E. Eighth. Pueblo Chieftain - November 2, 1973 - Richard “Ben” Casaus of 1404 Laguna. Rosary recitation 8 p.m. Friday and Mass of Resurrection noon Saturday, both services at St. Joseph Church. Family at 1512 El Paso and 1502 E. Eighth. Pueblo Chieftain – October 31, 2003 – In Memoriam, Richard Ben Casaus, October 31, 1973 – October 31, 2003. – Verse – Missed by Mom and Family.

Casaus, Ronnie P.
Ronnie P. Casaus - Pueblo Chieftain - August 28, 1999 - Ronnie P. Casaus, 34, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord Aug. 27, 1999.Born Nov. 19, 1964, in Pueblo. Survived by his wife, Anita Casaus, Pueblo-children, Ronald (R.J.) and Desirae Casaus, both of Pueblo- parents, Juan and Beatrice Casaus, Pueblo- sisters, Dolores (Tom) Smith, Maxine Casaus and JoAnn (Dan) Vigil, all of Pueblo- brothers, John (Athena) Casaus and Chris (Lillian) Casaus, both of Pueblo- grandmothers, Rafelita Casaus, Elvira Martinez and Teresina Martinez, all of Pueblo- parents-in-law, George (Tana) Martinez, Pueblo- brother-in-law, Carl (Corrine) Martinez, Pueblo- sister-in-law, Diane(Jason) Rodriguez, Pueblo- goddaughters, Latisha Casaus and Celina Martinez-13 nieces and nephews- godparents, Gus and Juanita Vigil- and numerous relatives and friends. Ronnie enjoyed being with his family. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed working on cars, especially working on his low rider with his son, R.J. Viewing, 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Chapel. Memorial prayer service, 7 p.m. Sunday at Chapel. Funeral service, 10a.m. Monday at Praise Assembly of God Church, Pastor Mark Apodaca officiating. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Praise Assembly Church Hall after the interment.

Casaus, Salvador V.
Salvador "Chabo" V. Casaus - Pueblo Chieftain - October 05, 2005 - Salvador "Chabo" V. Casaus, 61, lifetime Pueblo resident, was born on July 2, 1944, and passed away on Oct. 2, 2005, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. Salvador graduated from Central High School, served in the United States Army and was a carpenter by trade. He was preceded in death by his father, Patricio Casaus; a brother, Richard "Ben" Casaus; a sister, Alice Casaus; and a granddaughter, Danae Casaus. Salvador is survived by his mother, Lela Casaus; children, Geraldine (Javier) Jacquez, Timothy (Allie) Casaus, Michael (Alyf) Casaus and Crystal (Anthony) Casaus-Martinez; grandchildren, Chris, Kayla and Kami Jacquez, Isaiah and Elijah Casaus, Nicole, Mikey and Gabe Casaus and Alex, Elissa, A.J. and Aaliyah Martinez; siblings, Alfie (Alfred) Salazar, Pat E. (Phyllis) Casaus, Vera (Eloy) Finn, Lillian (Albin) Romero, Fred (Nella) Casaus, Dolores Montano, Liz (Hank) Montelongo, Lorraine Gallegos, Lucille Salazar, Mabel Espinoza and Lori Cantoria; the mother of his children, Darlene Ontiveros; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. today, rosary vigil, 7 p.m. today, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday; all at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Cremation to follow.

Casaus, Tom
Tom (Butch) Casaus - Pueblo Chieftain - September 19, 1999 - Tom (Butch) Casaus, formerly of Pueblo, passed away at the veteran's hospital in Minneapolis, Minn., Sept. 16, 1999. Born in Raton, N.M., Aug. 10, 1943. Preceded in death by father, Tom Casaus, in 1990. Survived by special friend, Joyce, of Minneapolis; mother, Jeanette Casaus, Santa Fe, N.M.; children, Diane of Denver, Janel, Thomnisa, Sammy and Zino, all of Pueblo; seven grandchildren; sisters, Barbara (John) of Tampa, Fla., Gladys (Tom) and Margaret of Pueblo; brother, Richard (Anita) of Texas; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Butch was an avid fisherman. He will be greatly missed by all. At his request, cremation.

Casazza, Evelyn L.
Evelyn L. (Smelser) Casazza - Pueblo Chieftain - January 23, 2003 - Evelyn L. (Smelser) Casazza, 94, died Jan. 21, 2003, in Beulah, Colo. Evelyn was born to Troy and Emma Smelser, Nov. 17, 1908, in Linwood, Kan. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joe; and three sisters, Marie Smelser, Mae Chirby and Ruth Smelser. She is survived by a nephew, Albert E. (Pat) Chirby; a niece, Juanita Anderson; and great-nieces and -nephews, Christy Chirby, Brenna (Shawn) Bounds, Shiela Alarid, Tom (Missy) Griggs and John Scott (Barbara) Griggs; and her great-great-nieces and -nephews, Tristan Bound, Brittany, Melissa and Jessica Alarid, Ryan and Ethan Griggs and Vernon and Rhonda Griggs. Evelyn was the secretary to the Fort Lyon administrators for over 30 years, and was a volunteer for the gift shop at Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center in La Junta, Meals on Wheels and offered her assistance to all those in need. She was a member of Las Animas American Legion Auxiliary since 1939 and AVRMC Auxiliary since 1967. Member of Nu Horizons Club (B&PW) for 10 years. She was also an avid stamp collector. She attended La Junta Methodist Church. She also leaves a special friend, Evelyn Hammell. A special thank you to Sangre de Cristo Hospice. Memorials may be sent to them at 1207 Pueblo Boulevard Way, Pueblo, CO 81005. The family may be contacted at 8217 Hwy. 78 West, Beulah, CO 81023, or by phone, 719-485-3610. At her request, cremation with no services. She will be interred next to her husband, Joe, at the La Junta Cemetery.

Cascio, Josephine P.
Josephine P. Cascio - Pueblo Chieftain - May 12, 2003 - Josephine P. Cascio, lifetime Pueblo resident passed away May 11, 2003. Born and reared in Pueblo, Mrs. Cascio was a member of a pioneer Pueblo family and was the daughter of the late Anna and Carl Parlapiano. Longtime member of St. Patrick parish. She taught for many years in the Pueblo public schools. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Carl Cascio who passed away in 1980. Also preceded in death by her granddaughter, Jolee Trevor Brinkman. Survived by her daughter, Libby (Ben) Trevor, Denver; grandson, Douglas (Theresa) Trevor, Iowa City, Iowa; great-granddaughter, Madison Brinkman; Bexley, Ohio; the following nieces and nephews, Josephine Perricone, David (Marjorie) Parlapiano, James Rice (Jodene) Parlapiano, Frank (Lucy) Colletti, Helen Larocca, Nell Parlapiano, all of Pueblo, and Vincent (Eleanor) LoLordo, Manhasset, N.Y. Family will receive friends at the funeral home 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2003. Mass of Christian burial, 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2003, St. Patrick Catholic Church with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Those who wish may make memorial contributions in memory of Josephine P. Cascio to the Jolee Trevor Brinkman Foundation, Children's Hospital Denver, through the funeral home office.

Case, C. H.
C. H. Case - Golden Colorado Transcript - October 31, 1900 – The death of C. H. Case occurred at the insane asylum in Pueblo on Sunday last, after a long and tedious illness resulting in a loss of his mind. Deceased had been a prominent citizen of Golden for many years and was a long time manager for the Rock Flouring Mills, until failing health compelled him to relinquish his position. The funeral was held at the late residence at 10 o'clock Tuesday, Revs. Penley and Smith officiating, and was largely attended by neighbors and friends. Deceased leaves a wife and young son here, and a son and daughter in the east. Interment in the Golden cemetery.

Case, Doyle Ray
Doyle Ray Case - Pueblo Chieftain - March 25, 2001 - Age 53, passed away March 22, 2001, in Pueblo. Doyle was a lifelong resident of Pueblo. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Pearl Case; a brother, Duane; and brother-in-law, Don Beery. He is survived by his children and grandchildren; his sister, Vivian Beery; brothers, Gene (Margaret), Bernard (Judy), Allen (Betty) Case; and numerous other relatives. Mr. Case will lie in state from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the mortuary. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2001, at 10 a.m. in the Davis Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Cancer Society or A.A., direct or through the mortuary. The family wishes to thank the Westwind Village for their care and concern.

Case, Mary Lou
Mary Lou Case - Pueblo Chieftain - March 19, 1986 - Mary Lou Case, March 18, 1986. Wife of Leon Case. Mother of Linda (James) Tate, Pueblo; Tim Case, Denver; Cindy (Tom) Cole, Lawrence, Kan.; and Rich Case, Pueblo. Grandmother of six. Sister of Marie Roper, Georgia Mosier, Ted Bayless, Maxine Collins, Louise Galea, Martha Klock, and Charles Bayless. Mrs. Case worked as a PBX operator at Parkview Episcopal Hospital for the past 17 years. She was a member and active in the choir at Pueblo Christian Center. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial service 11 a.m. Friday, Pueblo Christian Center. Officiating will be Pastor Dwight Dean, Pastor Steve Harris and Pastor Greg Slaughter. Gifts in her memory may be made to Pueblo Christian Center Music Ministry.

Case, Phillip Robert
Phillip Robert Case - Pueblo Chieftain - July 27, 1987 - Phillip Robert Case, 52, of 1730 Brimmer, passed away unexpectedly July 25, 1987. Survived by wife, Catherine Case; children, Stuart (Cindy) Case, Julie (Robert) Arthur, Mary (Randy) Lamaack; grandchildren, Christopher, Jeromy, Nicole, Robert and Marlena; four stepchildren and 13 step-grandchildren. Preceded in death by former wife, Nadaline Case; father, Clyde Case; mother, Pauline Sterkle and brother, Homer Case. Served in the U.S. Marine Corp, 1953 to 1956. Worked at CF&I from 1957 to 1986. Cremation, Davis-Wallin Crematorium. Memorial service, 9 a.m. Wednesday, Davis-Wallin Memorial Chapel with Father Richard S. Becker officiating. Please omit flowers.

Case, Robert
Robert Case - Denver Post - September 12, 1995 - Robert Case Construction Chief, 63 - Robert Case of Boulder, a construction superintendent, died Saturday at home. He was 63. A memorial mass will be at 11 a.m. today at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, concluding with a service at Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery. He was born Oct. 29, 1931, in Walsenburg. He served as a sergeant in the Marine Corps during the Korean conflict. On Sept. 20, 1956, he married Anne M. Erramouspe in Wyoming. Case was a superintendent for various construction companies in Boulder and Denver before his retirement. He was a member of St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church in Boulder. He is survived by his wife; six sons, Michael and Philip, both of Denver, Robert, Dallas, James, Los Angeles, Gerald, Louisville, Ky., and Douglas, Boulder; a daughter, Carole Fischerstrom, Sweden; a brother, John, Rock Springs, Wyo.; a sister, Jenny Tucker, Rock Springs, Wyo.; and one grandchild. Contributions may be made to Boulder County Hospice, 2825 Marine St., Boulder 80303, or to a charity of the donor's choice.

Case, Thornton
Thornton "Leon" Case - Pueblo Chieftain - October 07, 2004 - Thornton "Leon" Case, 81, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 4, 2004. Born March 3, 1923, in Vera, Okla. Survived by his wife, Virginia Case; children, Linda Tate and Rich Case, both of Pueblo, Cindy (Tom) Cole of Colorado Springs, Tobias Levi of Denver; stepchildren, Carmela Rapp, Betsy (Ed) Martin and Debi Garner, all of Pueblo, Chris (Donna) Rapp of Arizona; grandchildren, Jeff Tate, Jason (Betsie) Cole and C.J. Cole, all of Colorado Springs, Jeremy Tate and Jennifer Tate, both of Pueblo, Melissa Case of Oklahoma, and Toby Case of Kansas City; and numerous stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren; brother, Lester (Arlene) Case of Pueblo; sisters, Ines Valentine of Wyoming, and Nenya (Bill) Auckland of Arizona. Preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Lou Case on March 18, 1986. He was retired from the CF&I after 38 years of service. Leon loved gardening and playing musical instruments. He had a passion for God and worshipped at Praise Assembly of God. Graveside service, 10 a.m. today, Oct. 7, 2004, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to Praise Assembly of God music department in his memory.

Casebeer, Betty Jean
Betty Jean Casebeer - Pueblo Chieftain - January 25, 2003 - Betty Jean Casebeer, age 83, born June 28, 1919, departed Jan. 23, 2003. Survived by her brother, Herb (Joanne) Casebeer, Pueblo; nephews, Douglas Casebeer and Arlie Casebeer, Pueblo, Steven (Barbara) Casebeer and their children, Gregg and Allison Casebeer, Louisville, Ky., and Brian (Lynne) Casebeer and their children, Marshall and Lauren Casebeer, Colorado Springs, Colo. Also survived by cousins, Pat Burke, Pueblo, and W.E. Boyes of Albuquerque, N.M. Betty Jean worked 53 years for School District No. 60 in various secretarial positions. She loved attending high school basketball and football games. She will be greatly missed. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel, closed casket. Private services at the cemetery for the family.

Casey, Caroline Marie
Caroline Marie Casey - Pueblo Chieftain - November 05, 2000 - Caroline Marie Casey, 59, of Pueblo, born Aug. 6, 1941, in Denver, passed away Nov. 1, 2000. Preceded by her parents, Lula P. and James E. Casey. Survived by her daughter, Tami Marie Casey; and brother, Robert William Casey; many nieces, nephews and friends. Carol's life was lived in dedication to others. She was an artist, care giver and a devoted mother. She will be missed. Cremation, private family service.

Casey, James Ernest
James Ernest Casey - Pueblo Chieftain- June 30, 2000 - James Ernest Casey, 78, died June 26, 2000. Born July 9, 1921, in Denver, Colo. Preceded in death by wife, Lula P. (Colgin) Casey; parents, Robert Wade Casey and Minnie Caroline (Richter/Casey) Burgedorff; and stepfather, George R. Burgedorff. Survived by brother, Charles (Bud) Casey; children, Caroline M. Casey and Robert W. Casey; grandchildren, Tami M. Casey, Ken (Suzanne) Falletta, Bobbie Casey, Shannon (Danny) DeGrande and Bonny Casey; former daughter-in-law, Nancy Casey; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Private family memorial.

Casey, Lula Pearl
Lula Pearl (Colgin) Casey - Pueblo Chieftain - March 29, 2000 - Lula Pearl (Colgin) Casey died March 26, 2000. She was born Feb. 14, 1924, in Trinidad, Colo. Preceded in death by parents, Margaret and Charles Colgin; brothers, Dick Colgin and Walter "Glenn" Colgin; sisters, Dorothy Battiste and Florence Dress. Survived by husband, James E. Casey; daughter, Caroline M. Casey; son, Robert W. Casey; brother, Robert Colgin; grandchildren, Tami M. Casey, Kenneth Falletta, Bobbie Casey, Shannon (Casey) DeGrande and Bonny Casey; former daughter-in-law, Nancy Casey; five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Private family memorial will be held.

Casey, Michael P.
Michael P. Casey - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - October 22, 1915 - The funeral of Father Michael P. Casey of Pueblo was held from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Denver.

Casey, Richard R.
Richard R. Casey - Pueblo Chieftain - September 13, 1973 - Richard R. Casey, Pueblo resident past 31 years, late of 1239 Beulah, passed away St. Mary-Corwin Hospital Sept. 12, 1973, following illness of one month. Mr. Casey was born Nov. 24, 1890, in Pollock, La. Mr. and Mrs. Casey were married Aug. 13, 1913, and celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this year. Mr. Casey was a member of the West Park Wesleyan Church. Mr. Casey was a former employee of the Colorado State Hospital where he worked in the maintenance and dietary departments. Mr. Casey is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ida Mae Casey, of the family home; four sons and three daughters, Vernon Casey, San Jose, Calif., Dick Casey, Pittsburg, Han.; Mrs. Emma Smith, Kingston, Okla.; Leon Casey, Penrose, Colo., and Mrs. Lillian Driebhlz, Mrs. Vivian Mayber and Vance Casey, all of Pueblo. Two brothers and two sisters, Tillman Casey of Pollock, La. And Quincy Casey, Mrs. Laura Pools and Mrs. Alice Nugent, all of Tioga, La., also survive as do 24 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Announcements later. Family will receive friends at the home, 1239 Beulah.

Casey, Rose
Rose Casey - Brandon Bell - October 25, 1912 - While her husband sat in another room, calmly reading a newspaper, Mrs. Rose Casey, thirty-four, of Pueblo drank the contents of a small bottle of carbolic acid and died a few moments later.

Cash, C. H. (Mrs.)
Mrs. C. H. Cash - Rocky Mountain News - May 11, 1911 - Mrs. C. H. Cash dies in flames at Pueblo, May 10, trying to rescue two horses from a burning barn on the farm at Divine, seven miles east of here. Five young daughters witnessed the tragedy. She is survived by her husband, and six daughters, one is in Ohio attending school.

Cash, Carl
Carl Cash - Pueblo Chieftain - September 02, 2002 - Carl Cash, 89, born May 16, 1913, passed away Aug. 30, 2002. Survived by loving wife of 67 years, Angelina Cash; daughter, Rose Lee (Louis) Fossceco, Pueblo; grandchildren, Kathy (Richard) Phillips, Colorado Springs, Lou (Julie) Fossceco, Englewood, Colo.; and great-grandchildren, Lindsey and Mark Phillips, and Adam and Troy Fossceco. Also survived by his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Ignacio and Rosalie; brothers, Frank, Sam, Joe and Phillip; and sisters, Mary Port, Rose Taulli and Sarah Sedita. Carl was the owner and operator of Chuck's Lunch Restaurant until his retirement in 1974. He was a life member of Sertoma Club, Victor Elks Lodge No. 367, Pueblo Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) and was involved in many community activities in Pueblo. He always enjoyed his family and looked forward to being with them. He will be sadly missed by all of his family. The family will receive friends during the viewing, Monday, 2-4 p.m., at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, Tuesday, 10 a.m., Shrine of St. Therese. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. In lieu of food and flowers donations may be made to the Shrine of St. Therese Memorial Fund in his memory.

Cash, Evelyn L.
Evelyn L. Cash - Pueblo Chieftain - September 14, 1999 - Evelyn L. Cash, 75, passed away Sept. 12, 1999. Survived by her husband of 53 years, Robert L. Cash of the family home; children, Janelle (Mike) Hanzlick of Denver, Larry Cash of Albuquerque, N.M., and James (Irene) Cash of Grandville, Mich.; sister, Marilyn (John) Dupree of Virginia; grandchildren, Mike Martucci and Brad Cash; 3 step-grandchildren; 5 step-great-grandchildren and several other relatives. Born to Carl F. and Florence (nee Rush) Good on April 13, 1924, in Pueblo, Colo. Evelyn retired from Sears after 25 years of service. Lifetime member of Bethel United Methodist Church and a member of Daughters of the American Revolution. She will lie in state from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 1999, at Bethel United Methodist Church, 1201 E. Seventh, with Rev. Richard Long officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to American Heart Association or Muscular Dystrophy through the funeral home.

Cash, Frank J.
Frank J. Cash - Pueblo Chieftain - November 03, 2005 - Frank J. Cash, age 77, passed away suddenly on Nov. 1, 2005. He was predeceased by his parents and brother. He is survived by his devoted and loving wife, Elaine, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. He also is survived by his son, Michael (Johnna) Cash, of Houston, Texas; and his daughters, Shelley Ragulsky and Marina (Scott) Jones, both of Pueblo. In addition, he leaves to cherish his memory, his grandchildren, Michael Ragulsky, Gina Ragulsky, Mackenzie Cash, Jason Cash, Tony Jones and Lainee Jones. Frank also is survived by his sister, Mary Maurello; sister-in-law, Marie (Arthur) Dalgarno; nieces, nephews and a host of relatives and friends. Frank joined the Pueblo Fire Department in 1950 and retired as fire chief in 1990. His dedication to the fire department was surpassed only by his love and dedication to his family. Frank was a man of honor and integrity and he will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. He was a member of Pueblo Aerie No. 145 (FOE) and the Sons of Italy. Memorial Mass, 2 p.m. Friday, St. Joseph Church. Inurnment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests in lieu of food and flowers, a contribution be made to St. Joseph Church in Frank's memory in care of the funeral home office.

Cash, Joseph
Joseph Cash - Pueblo Chieftain - March 24, 1986 - Joseph Cash, 79, lifelong resident of Pueblo, passed away March 23, 1986. Father of Richard (Forest) Cash of New York City, Ronald (Terry) Cash and Joseph (Susan) Cash of Pueblo. Brother of Sarah Sedita and Carl (Ange) Cash. Brother-in-law of Rose Cash, Salena Cash and Josephine Cash. Also survived by nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Ignacio and Rosalie Cash; sisters, Rose Taullie and Mary Perko; and brothers, Frank, Sam, and Phillip Cash. Mr. Cash had retired from the Santa Fe Railroad after 50 years of service with them. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Rose Chapel, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home. Interment in Imperial Memorial Gardens to follow.

Cash, Nell
Nell Cash - Pueblo Chieftain - January 21, 2000 - Nell Cash, 92, of Westcliffe, Colo., passed away Jan. 18, 2000. She was born in Pueblo and lived there for 55 years. After her husband's retirement, they moved to Westcliffe. Nell loved fishing, cooking and doing crafts with her friends in Westcliffe. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Cash; daughter, Shirley Gustafson; brother, Frank Cvar; and daughter-in-law, Evelyn Cash. She is survived by sons, Richard (Jackie) Cash and Robert Cash; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. At her request, there will be cremation with no services.

Cash, Phillip
Phillip Cash - Pueblo Chieftain - June 10, 2005 - Phillip Cash, Jr. , age 68 of Colorado Springs, passed away June 6, 2005. He was born on Sept. 14, 1942 in Pueblo, Colo. He was son of Philip I. Cash (deceased) and Rose Santarelli Cash of Colorado Springs. Phil will be missed by his mother; his children, Deanna Janney of N.C., Kathy Lee of Dolores, Colo., Karen Schultz of Castle Rock, Todd McClelland of Colorado Springs; his grandchildren, Jeff, Brittney, Brian, Brent, Stephanie, Jeremy, Colin; and his niece, Sherri Daniels. Phil was excitedly awaiting the birth of his first Great- Grandchild in mid- June. He is predeceased by his daughter, Debi Simmington. Also survived by his wife, Janet and his brother, Skip Cash. Phil was born and raised in Pueblo, Colo. He retired from the U.S. Navy in 1969 and made Colorado Springs his home. He was a successful businessman in the sales industry, he was employed by Phil Long Ford and Pikes Peak Traveland. Winning many awards during his career. As an avid outdoors man, his favorite pastime was fishing at Blue Mesa Reservoir. Phil was a passionate fan of Colorado College Hockey. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to: The American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association or the Colorado Division of Wildlife. You may pay your respects on Saturday, June 11, 2005 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM at Evergreen Funeral Home, 1830 E. Fountain Blvd. The family requests casual attire.

Cash, Robert L.
Robert L. “Bob” Cash - Pueblo Chieftain - March 04, 2003 - Robert L. “Bob” Cash, 79, passed away Feb. 26, 2003. He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Evelyn L. Cash; parents, Louis and Nell Cash; and sister, Shirley Jean Guftuson. Father of Janelle (Mike) Hanzlick, Highlands Ranch, Colo., Larry Cash, Albuquerque, N.M., and James (Irene) Cash, Grandville, Mich. Grandfather of Michael (Brady) Martucci and Bradley Cash; step-grandfather of Jodi Ruti, Andy (Chryl) Lemmer and Cynthia (Bob) Grant. Brother of Richard (Jackie) Cash. Bob was born July 24, 1923, in Rocky Ford, Colo. Served in the U.S. Army Air Corps, from April 1943 until December 1945, in the European Theatre of Operations. Received Good Conduct Medal, European Theatre Medal with three Battle Stars and Distinguished Unit Citation Medal. Retired from Nabisco Inc. after 44 years of service. Member of Bethel United Methodist Church, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 145 and Silver State Lodge No. 95, AF&AM. Private interment was held at Mountain View Cemetery. Memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2003, at Bethel United Methodist Church, 1201 E. Seventh, with the Rev. Lola West officiating. Reception immediately following at the church. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice or American Heart Association through the funeral home.

Cash, Sam Jr.
Sam Cash Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - March 07, 2002 - Age 77, passed away March 5, 2002, after a lengthy illness. Preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Selina; and his brother, Joe. Survived by Marjorie, his loving wife of 51 years; children, David, Sherry and Elizabeth; brother, Bob Cash; sisters, Dorothy Vanzandt and Rosalie (Charles) Crandall; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Member of the BPO Elks Lodge No. 90. Viewing from 3 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday at T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers.

Cashmaker, Daniel
Daniel Cashmaker - Bayfield Blade - September 5, 1913 - Daniel Cashmaker, a teamster, was fatally injured when he was struck by an automobile on South Main street in Pueblo.

Casias, Christina Joy
Christina Joy Casias - Colorado Springs Gazette – February 26, 1991 - Christina Joy Casias, infant daughter of Duke A. and Carla (Adams) Casias of Colorado Springs, died Thursday at a local hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Dove-Witt Family Mortuary, 6630 S. U.S. Highway 85/87 in Fountain. The funeral will be at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home with the Rev. Royce Jennings officiating. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Evergreen Cemetery, 1001 S. Hancock Ave. Christina was born Feb. 18. Her family is Southern Baptist. In addition to her parents, Christina is survived by a brother, Daniel Aaron Casias of Colorado Springs; her paternal grandparents, Fred C. and Helen V. Casias of Pueblo; and her maternal grandparents, Allen B. and Mona R. Adams of Colorado Springs. Memorial contributions may be made to Memorial Hospital Perinatal Research Fund, 1400 E. Boulder St., Colorado Springs 80909.

Casias, Domlita Dolores
Domlita Dolores Casias - Pueblo Chieftain - December 09, 1998 - Domlita Dolores Casias of Pueblo, departed this life Dec. 7, 1998. Domlita was born on Aug. 21, 1914, to the union of Candido and Pauline Sanchez Roybal. Preceded in death by husband, Max Casias- parents, Candido and Pauline Sanchez Roybal. She is survived by her daughters, Dora (Augustine) Padilla, San Luis- Wilma (John) Quintana, Pueblo- Mena (Sam) Lucero, Pueblo- brother, Ruben (Cordy) Roybal, Pueblo- sister, Gertrude Valdez, Canon City- eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Domlita was a homemaker, enjoyed sewing, a great cook, and her family enjoyed her special dishes" that she would make for them. Funeral services, rosary, 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, 1998, and Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, 1998. Both services at St. Leander Church, Father Edward Nunez officiating. Family will receive friends at 1438 1/2 E. Eighth Street.

Casias, Erma M.
Erma M. Casias – Pueblo Chieftain – September 09, 2006 - Erma M. Casias of Pueblo, sunrise on Aug. 5, 1931, sunset on Sept. 7, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Ray Casias; parents, Celestina and Rose Ann Aranda; brother, Henry (Frances) Aranda; sister, Delia Vigil; and brother-in-law, Elfidio Vigil. She is survived by her children, Shirley Casias, Eddie (Cecelia) Casias, Rita (Mike) Solano, Hazel (Kurt) Vasquez, Robert (Mona) Casias, Susan Casias, Reuben (Jonel) Casias and Richard (Marla) Casias; sisters, Ida (Eugene) Martinez and Mary (Elifas) Miera; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, cousins and other relatives and friends. Viewing, 3 to 6 p.m. today, and prayer service to follow at 6 p.m. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday; all at Romero Chapel. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero's Hall after both services.

Casias, Felix C.
Felix C. Casias - Pueblo Chieftain - October 17, 1997 - Felix C. Casias, 83, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 16, 1997. He was born on May 19, 1914. Preceded in death by his wife, Carrie Casias. Survived by his children, Erma (Kenneth) Mehalovitz and Violet Carper, both of Pueblo- grandchildren, Carrie (Anthony) Trujillo, Phyllis (John) Sanchez, Sheila Carper, Cynthia (David) Sufian, Jody Carper, Jeff Carper, Emmy (Ivan) Sufian, all of Pueblo, Patricia (Barry) Barber, Angela (Albert) Lujan, both of Denver- numerous great-grandchildren- brother, Reynaldo (Lorretta) Casias, Longmont- stepbrothers, Joseph Casias, Walsenburg, Joseph Casillas, New Mexico- stepsisters, Geri Cruz, Milliken, Tina Pacheco, Joann Martinez, both of Greeley, Bernice Cordova, Denver- and numerous other relatives and friends also survive. Predeceased by parents, Guillermo and Tranquilina Casias- brothers, Raymond, Max and Joseph- stepmother, Teresina Casias. Mr. Casias was a member of Moose Lodge No. 19, he was a Penitente, and a very devout family man, who enjoyed life to the fullest. He also loved the Rockies, playing cards and dancing. Rosary, 6 p.m. Sunday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m. Monday, Sacred Heart Cathedral Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Viewing, Friday, noon to 5 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Casias, Fred C.
Fred C. Casias - Pueblo Chieftain - May 17, 2001 - Fred C. Casias, born March 12, 1918, went to meet his Lord on May 15, 2001. Predeceased by his parents, Melecio and Virginia Casias; sisters; brothers; son, Timothy Casias; and grandson, Dax Casias. Survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Helen; daughters, Gloria Nunez, Lexine Casias, Marlene (Trinidad) Lovato and Paula Contreras; sons, Fred (Dianne) Casias, Duke Casias; grandchildren, Pauline (Dave) Salazar, Ron Nunez, Lisa (John) Gallegos, Nathan (Cindy) Nunez, Victoria Nunez, Floyd Casias, Dina (Martin) Brown, Leonard Trujillo, Gene (Lynn) Contreras, Mona Contreras, Matthew Contreras, Tim Casias, Daniel, Cara and Joy Casias; 27 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews; and godchildren. Fred was a veteran of WWII. He was a board member for 30 years for the Crippled Children's Society and the Easter Seals Society, past member of the American GI Forum, and the Eagles. He retired from the PAD in 1972. Fred loved to go fishing, camping and he loved sports. Fred loved talking to friends, telling jokes, Friday night boxing matches and spending time with his wife who was his soul mate. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. Viewing, Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, both services at St. Leander Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. The family may be contacted at 1510 Pike, Pueblo, CO 81004. The family will receive friends at St. Leander's Reception Hall immediately following the interment. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Easter Seals Society in his memory.

Casias, Helen Mary
Helen Mary "Jovita" Casias - Pueblo Chieftain - December 28, 1997 - Helen Mary Jovita" Casias, 56, of Walsenburg, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 1997. Survived by her husband, Joseph E. Casias- two daughters, Placida Josephine (Henry) Estrada and Carmen L. Casias, Walsenburg-two grandchildren, Cabrini and Henry Estrada Jr.- a brother, Richard (Helen) Tafoya, Commerce City- and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Preceded in death by a brother, Fred Tafoya. Services, St. Mary Church. Rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday. Interment, North St. Mary Cemetery. Huerfano World - January 1, 1998 - Helen Mary "Jovita" Casias, 56, of Walsenburg, died Dec. 25, 1997 in Huerfano Medical Center. Born Feb. 15, 1941 to Frank and Placida Medina Tafoya, she was raised in Walsenburg, where she lived most of her life. Mrs. Casias was a member of St. Mary Church, the Eagles Lodge, Mother's Club and the Plaza de los Leones. On Dec. 6, Mrs. Casias was visited in Walsenburg by her favorite Mexican entertainer, Johnny Carnales. Mrs. Casias is survived by her husband, Joseph, Walsenburg; two daughters, Placida Josephine Estrada and Carmen L. Casias, Walsenburg; a brother, Richard Tafoya, Commerce City; two grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral mass was from St. Mary Church at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. Burial was in North St. Mary Cemetery.

Casias, Jamie Isabell
Jamie Isabell Casias – Pueblo Chieftain – October 12, 2006 - Jamie Isabell Casias, daughter of Adrianne Martinez; sister of Abby Angel; and granddaughter of James and Becky Martinez of Phoenix, Ariz., and Sue Casias. Jamie had an enormous family who loved and cared for her deeply. Jamie was born Aug. 15, 2006, in Pueblo, and went to be with our Lord on Oct. 8, 2006. Jamie was preceded in death by her great-great-grandparents, Martha and Ruben (Arturo) Guzman, Jim and Teresina Martinez and Rose Gonzales; great-grandmother, Erma Casias; and special great-aunt, Beatrice Ramos. She will be greatly missed by great-great-great-grandmother, Alvina Valdez; great-great-grandfather, John Gonzales Sr.; great-great-grandmother, Viola Helmuth; great-great-grandfather, Tony Apodaca; great-grandparents, Jim and Jessie Martinez, John Gonzales Jr. and Susan Cordova; aunts and uncles, Ariel, Aaron, our angel Little Jay, Natalie and Chuck Trujillo and Vicky Gonzales; cousins, Alex and Isaiah Trujillo; and numerous other relatives. Family will gather at 126 Deauville, Pueblo. Viewing, 2 to 5 p.m. today, Romero Chapel. Funeral Mass, noon Friday, St. Francis Church. Interment to follow at Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at St. Francis Hall after burial. In lieu of food and flowers, a memorial fund has been set up at Minnequa Credit Union in care of Jessie Martinez.

Casias, Johnny R.
Johnny R. Casias - Huerfano World - April 22, 1993 - In Loving Memory of my dearest brother, Johnny R. Casias who died five years ago today, April 22. - Verse - Sadly missed by his sister Ermalinda Ortiz.

Casias, Joseph A.
Joseph A. Casias - Pueblo Chieftain - April 08, 2004 - Joseph A. Casias, 69, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord, April 7, 2004. Born Aug. 8, 1934, in Springer, N.M. Survived by children, CarolJean (Daniel) Lopez, Nicolas Casias; brother, James Herrera; sisters, Alice (Cruz) Tapia, Margie (Michael) McClanahan, Annabell (Dan) Gallegos; grandchildren, Christopher (Danita) Lopez, Yolanda (Steven) Palma, Tabatha (Bobby) Vigil, Nick Casias; also survived by six great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank Minnequa Medicenter and hospice for the love and care given to our dad and grandfather. No viewing or services at Joseph's request. Cremation has taken place.

Casias, Juan De Dios
Juan De Dios Casias - Huerfano World - February 17, 1994 - Juan De Dios Casias, 88, of Walsenburg, died Feb. 9, 1994 in Walsenburg Care Center where he had been in residence for the past eight years. Born Jan. 30, 1906 in Red Wing, he lived most of his life there where he was a sheep and cattle rancher. He later moved to Walsenburg and worked for Colorado Southern Railway. He was a member of St. Mary Church. Survivors include two children, Erma Linda Ortiz and Orlando C. Casias, Walsenburg; seven grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral mass was from St. Mary Church. Burial was in North St. Mary Cemetery.

Casias, Julio
Julio Casias - Pueblo Chieftain - July 27, 2000 - Julio Casias, 91, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord July 26, 2000. Born March 3, 1909 in Rainsville, N.M. Preceded in death by wife, Mercedes Cruz Casias; father, Feliciano Casias and mother, Sofia Padilla; three sons, Todosio, William and Jesse Casias; brothers, Todosio Casias and Francisco Casias; sisters, Virginia Cruz, Desieria Martinez and Martita Martinez. Survived by companion, Dora Pacheco; and his sons, Benjamin (Elizabeth) Casias, Boone, Colo., Gilbert (Arabella) Casias, Mesa, Ariz., John (Wanda) Casias, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, Richard (Debbie) Casias, Jasper, Ga., Gabriel (Rose) Casias, Decatur, Ill.; daughters, Odelia (Eddie) Gonzales, Denver, Lydia (Mike) Sintas, Colorado Springs, Colo., Mary (Richard) Cardenas, Clovis, N.M., Rose (Silverio) Gonzalez, Talking Rock, Ga., Irene (Chuck) Freeze, Decatur, Ill., Jean (Frank) Bonetta, Pueblo, and Lorraine (Teodoro) Gonzalez, Pueblo; brother, Filiberto Casias, N.M. Also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Julio loved to work in his garden. He grew the best chili, tomatoes and cucumbers. Viewing today and Friday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. at Romero Chapel. Vigil rosary Friday at 7 p.m. at Romero Chapel. Funeral Mass Saturday, 10 a.m. at St. Leander Church. Celebrant, Rev. Ben Bacino and officiant, Pastor Bobby Wilson. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall, 110 Cleveland, Pueblo, after the interment.

Casias, Lavinia
Lavinia Casias – Albuquerque Journal - February 23, 2003 - Lavinia Casias, a resident of Albuquerque since 1940, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2003. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Casias, and her brothers Ernest and Arthur Maes. Mrs. Casias is survived by a daughter, Ruth Merrill of Albuquerque, and a son, Robert Casias and wife Rita of Ojai, CA; five grandchildren; Kevin Qualle and wife Marguerite of Virginia Beach, VA; Carla Chalk and husband Greg, of Albuquerque, NM; Marc Casias and wife Adele, of La Mesa, CA; Steven Casias and wife, Lori of Wildomar, CA; Lisa Sugarman and husband, Jeff of Santa Rosa, CA; She also had seven great-grandchildren: Heather Smith, Joe Casias, Maricris Qualle, Paul Casias, Kimberlee Casias, Alexander Sugarman and Mila Sugarman; two nieces, Anne Maes, of San Diego, CA and Carla Hoertkorn of Ross, CA. Mrs. Casias graduated from Trinidad, Colo., High School, and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa. Lavinia did her graduate work in Social Work at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. Mrs. Casias was employed by Health and Social Services, first as a Caseworker, then as County Director in Valencia County and finally as a Supervisor in Albuquerque until her retirement. Mrs. Casias was a member of Second Presbyterian Church, and was active in church work until the final years of her life. A Memorial Service will be held at Second Presbyterian Church, service time is pending. Any memorial gifts should be donated to the church in her name. French Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333.

Casias, Louis E.
Louis E. Casias - Pueblo Chieftain - August 31, 1986 - Louis E. Casias, late of 510 S. Main, Rocky Ford, died Aug. 27, 1986. Survived by daughters, Jean (Joe) Cisneros and Jennie (Eutequio) Bravo, both of Pueblo; sons, Paul (Rose) Casias of Rocky Ford, Alexander W. Casias and Joseph Casias, both of La Puente, Calif.; 15 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Casias had lived in Pueblo for the past 20 years and is formerly of Huerfano County. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Monday at Rivera Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection, 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Church in Walsenburg. Interment at North St. Mary Cemetery, Walsenburg.

Casias, Mary Espedina
Mary Espedina Casias - Huerfano World - August 9, 1990 - Mary Espedina Casias, 77, of Walsenburg, died Tuesday, July 31, 1990, in Huerfano County Medical Center. Mrs. Casias has been a patient the past four weeks. Born in Walsenburg Oct. 29, 1912, most of her life was spent in Walsenburg, but she had lived in New Mexico a short time as a youth because of her father's work. She was one of 12 children born to Phillip and Beatrice Cordova Salazar. She went through the eighth grade and then had worked in New Mexico along with her father. She married Juan deDios Casias when she was 19. They lived in Red Wing where Mr. Casias operated a farm and raised cattle and sheep, later moving into Walsenburg when Mr. Casias began working for the railroad. She was with her husband when work took him to Roswell, NM, for seven years, later returning to Walsenburg when Mr. Casias retired. Besides her husband, Juan, Mrs. Casias is survived by two children Erma Ortiz, Walsenburg and Orlando Casias, Lemon Grove, CA; five sisters, Mary Guevera, Albuquerque, NM, Nellie Bravo, Chama, Pauline Chavez, Artesia, NM, Virginia Vigil, Arvada and Mary Leta Norman, Monroe, LA; four brothers, Ollie and Alfred Salazar, Pueblo, Isaac and Eugene Salazar, Walsenburg; 17 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral mass was Friday, Aug. 3 from St. Mary Church. Burial was in North St. Mary Cemetery. Boies Almont was in charge of arrangements.

Casias, Mary Rose
Mary Rose Casias - Pueblo Chieftain - March 03, 1986 - Mary Rose Casias, 63, passed away March 1, 1986. Lifetime resident of Pueblo. Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Worked many years as a cook for many different organizations. Survivors include her husband, Joseph J. Casias, and children, Marcia Casias, Susan Casias, William Casias and Betty Casias. Sister of Jesus Arellano and Rudy Arellano. Numerous other relatives also survive. Family will receive friends at T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Visitation at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1001 Constitution. Funeral service to follow at 10 a.m. with Lennart Erickson presiding. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Casias, Raymond J.
Raymond J. Casias - Huerfano World - August 27, 1992 - Raymond J. Casias, 79, of Walsenburg, died Friday, Aug. 21, 1992, at his home. He had been in ill health for about a year. Born Dec. 14, 1912, in Pryor, he was reared in Huerfano County. He married Rose Sandoval in 1934 and worked as a coal miner and on a farm, retiring in 1974. He was a member of St. Mary Church and La Fraternedad de Nuestro Padre Jesus. Survivors include his wife, Rose; two daughters, Lena Sisneros, Maxwell, NM, and Theresa Bredehoft, Colorado Springs; two sons, Joe Casias, Las Vegas, NM, and Roger Casias, Berthod; four brothers, Max Casias, Felix Casias, Reynaldo Casias and Joseph Casias; 13 grandchildren and l9 great-grandchildren. Funeral mass was Tuesday from St. Mary Church. Burial was in South St. Mary Cemetery. Boies Almont was in charge of arrangements.

Casias, Reyes
Reyes Casias - Walsenburg Independent - November 9, 1935 - One of County's Oldest Pioneers Dies Yesterday - Reyes Casias came to County as child in 1869; Family one First to settle in Walsenburg District; Later moved to Malachite - Reyes Casias, 74, of Malachite, one of Huerfano county's oldest pioneers, passed away at his farm home early yesterday morning, and was buried in Redwing cemetery this morning following funeral services at the Chama church. He would have been 75 years old today. He came to this county when a child in 1869, and his family settled at the present site of the Walsen mine on property then owned by Evaristo Gonzales, father of Luz Gonzales, present Justice of the Peace here. The family moved to Malachite in 1877, where they have lived ever since. He had a brother, Jesus Casias, who died a few years ago at Malachite. Survivors are his wife, Esquipula, four sons, Joe of Walsenburg; and Louis, Tony and John, of Malachite; two daughters, Mrs. Mariana Cordova, and Mrs. R.H. Valdez, of Redwing, and a sister, Mrs. Cecilia Atencio, who lives north of Denver. Furphy Brothers Mortuary was in charge of the funeral arrangements. Huerfano World - November 11, 1993 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1935: Reyes Casias, 74, of Malachite died. He first settled at the site of the Walsen mine in 1869 on land then owned by Evaristo Gonzales, father of J.P. Luz Gonzales.

Casias, Teresina
Teresina Maria Casias - Huerfano World - December 8. 1994 - Teresina Maria Casias, 85, of Walsenburg, died Sunday, Dec. 4, 1994, in Huerfano Medical Center where she had been a patient. Born June 29, 1909, in Bear Creek to Marcelino and Rosario Cruz Duran, she had lived all of her life in Walsenburg. She married Guillermo Casias, a coal miner, Mar. 2, 1935. She was known as "Grandma" to many local residents. Survivors include her children, Jim Casias and Joseph E. Casias, Walsenburg, Joseph M. Casias, Hagerman, NM, Max Casias, Felix Casias and Jess Casias, Pueblo, Ray Casias, Longmont, Tina Pacheco, Greeley, Bernice Cordova, Denver, Geri Cruz, Milliken and Joann Martinez, Las Vegas, NM; a sister, Clodovia Cruz, Greeley; 47 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral mass was Wednesday from St. Mary Church. Burial was in South St. Mary Cemetery.

Casley, Walter A.
Walter A. Casley – Durango Democrat – January 2, 1901 – Pueblo Druggist Murdered – Walter Casley Found Dead in His Store Yesterday Morning – Pueblo, Jan. 1 – Walter A. Casley of this city was shot through the head and instantly killed in his drug store some time between 12 and 1 o'clock this morning. Casley was unmarried and lived in rear of his store. He was at a New Year's ball last night and started for home just after the first of the New Year. This morning William Tipple, a clerk, entered the store to begin his duties. Just behind the prescription counter he tumbled over the dead body of his employer. Investigation showed the back door open, the cash register rifled and every pocket in the murdered man's clothes were turned inside out. The robber evidently forced open the rear door and was as work when Casley returned home. Evidently the shot was fired from a distance of about 10 feet, as a revolver was found back of the counter about that distance from where Casley lay, and one chamber of the weapon had been emptied. The exact amount secured by the robber is not known. Casley was about 40 years of age and had lived in Pueblo over two years. He came here from Denver, where his father resides. His mother is living on a ranch near Sword, Colo.

Casper, Paul
Paul Casper - Pueblo Chieftain - February 26, 2000 - Paul Casper, 73, a longtime resident of the Arkansas Valley, died at his home in Colorado City on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2000. Mr. Casper was born Jan. 9, 1927, to Nick and Anne Casper. He was one of 10 brothers and sisters. In his early youth the family moved to Hays, Kan., where Mr. Casper attended Hays schools and graduated from Hays High School. He married his lifelong bride, Bonnie Rooks of Cheraw in 1949. The couple moved to La Junta in 1951 where Mr. Casper pursued his lifelong career as a building contractor in the La Junta area. Mr. Casper is survived by his wife, Bonnie; sons, Paul, Ken and Mike Casper, all of Swink, Colo.; daughters, Crystal Dutton, La Junta, and Donna Casper, Pueblo; brothers, Nick Casper, Denver, Sam Casper, El Paso, Texas, Jim Casper, Pittsburg, Kan.; sisters, Theona Burgarat, Wichita, Kan., and Pauline Casebolt, Gunnison, Colo.; and grandchildren, Paul W. Casper, Luke Casper, D.J. Dutton, Tanner Dutton, Andy Williams, Tyson Nesbitt, Kelly Casper, Kyle Casper, Kevin Casper, Jennifer Casper and Nick Casper. Mr. Casper was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Harry, Don and George; and sister, Martha. Mr. Casper was a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church in La Junta and the Elks Lodge No. 701. Services to be held at the St. Andrews Episcopal Church on Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000. Time to be announced.



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