The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Catalano, Charles
Charles Catalano - Pueblo Chieftain - July 09, 2002 - Charles Catalano, (affectionately known as Papa Charlie), 81, left this world for a place of eternal peace and joy on July 7, 2002. Born July 6, 1921, to Frank and Elizabeth Catalano. Married to Edith (DeLuca) Catalano for 38 years, who preceded him in death. Predeceased also by sister, Mildred Vellar. Survived by children, Michael (Bernadette) Catalano, Frank (Daisy) Catalano, Regina (Dennis) Rowland and Diana (Steve) Shiflett; grandchildren, Jeremy Catalano, Michelle (Josh) Petty, Brittany and Wesley Rowland, and Erin and Kylie Shiflett; and great-grandchildren, William John Petty and Tyler Jacob Sinclair. Also survived by brothers, Sam (Helen) Catalano, Tony (Eleanor) Catalano, Frank (Florence) Catalano, and John (Nancy) Catalano; sisters, Josephine Medonich and Mary Ann Ritz; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Charles served in the U.S. Air Force for eight years during World War II and the Korean Conflict, where he was awarded the Bronze Star along with many other medals. He retired in 1982 after 22 years as a federal meat inspector. Charles was a chartered member of the American Legion Post 203 and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 3367. He enjoyed camping, fishing, reading and gardening. However, his real passion in life was his grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, 10 a.m., Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery, with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in his memory.

Catalano, Grace
Grace Catalano - Pueblo Chieftain - August 25, 2001 - Age 81, of Pueblo, passed away Aug. 24, 2001. Born April 16, 1920, in Monte Vista, Colo. Longtime Alamosa resident. Viewing, 10 a.m. to noon Sunday at Romero Chapel, 110 Cleveland, Pueblo. Vigil Rosary, 7 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, both services at Sacred Heart Church, Alamosa, Colo. Celebrant, Rev. Bill Gleeson. Interment, Alamosa Cemetery, Alamosa, Colo.

Catalano, Sharon
Sharon “Sherry” Catalano - Pueblo Chieftain - May 07, 2003 - Sharon “Sherry” Catalano, 65, went home to be with the Lord on May 3, 2003. Sherry was born on Nov. 24, 1937, to the union of Roy Howard and Betsy Jane Harter. She will be remembered by her special companion, Michael Lagle; children, Bruce Kelver, Kelly (Terry) Stewart, Scott (Mary) Kelver, Brent Kelver; grandchildren, Hillary Kelver, Clinton, Andrew and Christopher Stewart, Dustin and Jami Kelver; brothers and sisters, Bob Howard, Verna (Gene) Bailor, Betty (Sam) Musso; adored pets, Miss T, Max and Lace. Sherry was always very independent and had the will and passion to accept change and the desire to see and do as much as she could throughout her lifetime. The family respectfully requests contributions to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 8, 2003, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel with inurnment to follow at Roselawn.

Catalino, Tina
Tina Catalino - Pueblo Chieftain - May 18, 2000 - Tina Catalino passed away May 16, 2000, after a lengthy illness. Tina loved the mountains and would spend her summers there just enjoying God's creation. She was a member of St. Leander Choir, Legion of Mary and the St. Leander Prayer Group. Tina is survived by her loving husband, Mike Catalino, with whom she had just celebrated a 50th wedding anniversary. Also surviving are her children, Phyllis (Fred) Salazar, Micki Catalino, Mike (Karilyn) Catalino, Stefanie (Tom) Palko and Phillip (Paula) Catalino; sisters and brothers, Lizzy Trujillo, Leo (Laura) Trujillo, Manuel Trujillo, Stella (Tom) Mondragon, Joe Trujillo, Cecelia (Leo) Garcia; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, who will always remember her with love for all of the rompers she made for each and every one. Special nieces, Theresa Armijo and Marty Stabile, as well as numerous nephews and nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family and friends also survive her. Her mother, Estefanita Trujillo and father, Manuel Trujillo, sister, Lydia Martinez and brother, Ray Trujillo, preceded her in death. Visitation at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Friday, prior to the recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. Friday, May 19, 2000, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2000, at St. Leander Church. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the National Kidney Foundation, 3801 East Florida Avenue No. 503, Denver, Colo., 80210, would be appropriate.

Caten, Mary
Mary Caten - Westland News - April 2, 1920 - Mrs. Mary Caten, 38, was instantly killed and her husband was seriously injured when an automobile in which they were riding turned over on the Goodnight road near Pueblo. Caten lost control of the car, he said, in explaining the accident.

Cater, Eugene W.
Eugene “Gene” Cater - Pueblo Chieftain – October 4, 2006 - Eugene W. "Gene" Cater, 74, died in Canon City. He is survived by his children, Gena (Jake) Mouriquand of Canon City; Nanette (Doug) Even of Colorado Springs, Vickie (Mike) Butts of Canon City and Diana Globoker of Spearfish, S.D.; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Raised in Pueblo, Gene graduated from Pleasantview High School in 1951. He moved to Canon City in 1959, worked for the Department of Corrections and started the Cater Trash Service retiring from both in the early 1990s. An avid animal lover, he also enjoyed riding his motorcycle, being with friends and fishing. Cremation, Wilson Crematory. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at 217 Ridgmar Square, in Canon City, for a celebration of his life. Please omit flowers. Contributions may be made to the Fremont County Humane Shelter, 110 S. Rhoades, Canon City, CO, 81212.

Cater, Marilee
Marilee Orr Cater - Pueblo Chieftain - September 26, 2003 - Marilee Orr Cater, 69, of Colorado Springs, passed away on Sunday, September 21, 2003. She was born March 4, 1934 in Pueblo, Colo. to Ord and Althea Orr. She is preceded in death by her father, and son Wesley Cater. She is survived by her Mother, two daughters, Genalee (Jake) Mouriquand and Nanette (Doug) Even, grandchildren, Richard Mouriquand, Jeremiah Even, Angela Farmer and Nicole Cater; sister, Jeanine (G.A.) Moser and brother Dean (Bonnie) Orr. Memorial Services will be held Sunday, September 28, 2003, 1:00 p.m. at the First Evangelical Free Church, 820 N. 30th St., Colorado Springs. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First Evangelical Free Church Benevolence fund. Private interment will be held Friday, September 26, 2003 at Roselawn Cemetery in Pueblo.

Cater, George
George Cater - Colorado Daily Chieftain - June 12, 1873 - The Tent Spring Tragedy - Statement of Mr. James Madden. With a desire to do justice to everybody, which has always been a characteristic of the Chieftain, we yesterday sent a special reporter to interview Mr. Madden, who is now confined in the county jail in this city, and obtain his version of the recent Tent Springs tragedy. Mr. Madden says that the affair originated out of the transfer of a lot of sheep belonging to Stebbins & Cater to himself and his partner, Mr. Duncan, in exchange for a spring known as the Benton Spring; that Mr. Stebbins had never claimed the spring, not even camped at it, but held another known as the Prairie Spring, at which place he had an unfinished stone house. The spring for which the sheep were paid was originally taken up by a man named Benton, who left the country, and Messrs. Madden and Duncan then occupied the place. Mr. Madden gave also, in exchange for the sheep, a spring called the Dripping Spring, of which he was the first and sole claimant, and also a receipt for about one hundred dollars due from Mr. Stebbins to him for wages. This sale was made on the 25th or 26th of May. The reason Mr. Cater gave for not making any disturbance about the trade was, that he could not make Messrs. Madden and Duncan give possession of the springs, unless they (were) willing to do so. On the first of June, Messrs. Madden and Duncan having no team of their own, Mr. Cater moved their effects to the place at present occupied by them, and used some very rough language saying that he was determined to have the sheep back somehow. On the 2nd of June Mr. Madden came to Pueblo to get provisions and lumber, and during his absence Mr. Cater returned to Messrs. Madden and Duncan's ranch, and said that he had been consulting the neighbors, and that there was to be a meeting of the vigilance committee at a place near by for the purpose of taking the matter into consideration. He also said that if those sheep were not given up, by the aid of the law or the vigilance committee, which he thought very doubtful, he would come and make a quarrel, and he would kill one of the party or they would kill him. He also said that he had been to the Cucharas, and asked Mr. Bragg to sign some paper relating to the matter, and that Mr. B. had refused, saying he knew Mr. Madden, and had nothing against him. Mr. Cater also told Duncan that he must sign a paper giving up his share of the sheep, or he wouldn't answer for the consequences; and that if he did sign the paper, he (Duncan) would not be molested. Duncan, being almost a stranger in the country, signed the paper, fearing that he would be taken out and hanged if he refused. On Mr. Madden's return, on Thursday, he was informed of what had been going on (in) his absence, and was so much alarmed that he left the ranch and did not return until next evening. On Friday morning Mr. Cater came looking for Mr. Madden, and was informed by Mr. Duncan that he was not at home. Mr. Cater then rode up and down, looking about him, and told Mr. Duncan that he thought Mr. Madden was somewhere in the neighborhood hiding away sheep. This Mr. D. denied, and Mr. Cater then said: "When a man is in my state of mind, his worst thoughts are always uppermost. As for Madden, I have no mercy or pity -- he is a d--n son of a b---h." He then left, but returned in the evening, and agreed to receive Mr. Duncan's sheep on Saturday morning, at a point about a mile and a half below the ranch. Mr. Madden was well satisfied with this arrangement, as it would prevent a meeting between him and Mr. Cater, and he (Madden) feared that Cater would do him some injury. On the next morning, the sheep were corralled ready for delivery, and Mr. Madden observed Mr. Cater riding up towards the corral. He immediately sent Mr. Duncan to tell him not to come up there, and also that he, (Madden) would not return his share of the sheep, unless compelled to do so by law. Mr. Cater then sent word to Madden that he would come back to see him about twelve o'clock that day. About the time mentioned, Madden was sitting inside of his cabin door, and observed Messrs. Cater and Creighton, who came riding up within a distance of one hundred and fifty yards of the house, where they dismounted. Cater then advanced a few steps, and then turned back to Creighton and said a few words to him, which were inaudible to Madden. He again started towards the house, and as he came, moved his pistol around on his belt. Madden's fears were excited, and he called out, "That's close enough, stop." Cater then drew his pistol and ran into the arroya between him and the house, and came out at the other side, pistol in hand, still advancing. Madden called twice to him to stop or he would shoot, and the deceased still advanced, and the fatal shot was fired. After Cater was shot, he staggered to one side, with the pistol still in his hand, and Madden, thinking he was only slightly hurt, call(ed) to him to put down the pistol or he would shoot again. Mr. Cater then rolled into the arroyo, and Mr. Madden, thinking he was badly wounded, sent Mr. Duncan to his aid, saying that he would go and give himself up to the authorities, and immediately left the place. Mr. Madden deeply regrets the killing of the deceased, and says that he aimed low, with the intention of preventing Mr. Cater from coming nearer, fearing that he himself would be killed. Mr. Madden also states, in relation to the sheep transaction, that he has met Mr. Stebbens frequently since the trade, and that that gentleman has never given the slightest intimation that he considered the transaction anything else than a fair trade. He also says that Mr. Cater had stated that Mr. Stebbins had given him (Cater) credit for $500 on the books of the firm for his (Cater's) share of the sheep paid Madden and Duncan. After the sheep were turned over to Messrs. Madden & Duncan, Mr. Stebbins offered Mr. Madden $1000 instead of the sheep, which Mr. Madden refused, saying that if he had the money, he would buy sheep with it. Should Mr. Madden be able to prove what he says he can with reference to this sad affair, it will place the matter in altogether another light. George Cater - Daily Rocky Mountain News - May 3, 1874 - El Paso Court Items - On a change of venue from Pueblo county, in the case of Madden for the killing of George Cator, the trial was put over, owing to the absence of important witnesses.

Cater, Vera May
Vera May Cater - Pueblo Chieftain - August 01, 2000 - Vera May Cater, 91, of Canon City, died July 30, 2000, at a local care center. Mrs. Cater was born May 20, 1909, in Enid, Okla., to Arthur and Sarah Agnes (Brees) Taylor. She was a homemaker and member of the First United Methodist Church. Mrs. Cater loved to buy and sell antiques. Her specialty in antiques was dolls and she belonged to several doll clubs in the Pueblo and Canon City areas. On July 3, 1941, she married Emer Bain Cater, who preceded her in death in March of 1988. She is survived by son, Eugene Cater of Canon City; and stepdaughter, Maurine Charleston of Colorado City; six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; stepson, Harold Cater; grandson, Wesley Cater; brothers, Joe and Ralph Taylor; and sisters, Bernadine (Taylor) Smith, Margie and Mary Taylor. Visitation, 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2, at Holt Family Funeral Home. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, Holt Chapel of the Garden, 806 Macon Ave., Canon City, Colo., 81212, Minister Randy Woodfin officiating. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery, 2 p.m., following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 720 N. Main St., No. 418, Pueblo, CO 81003.

Cates, Martha Ann
Martha Ann Cates - Pueblo Chieftain - November 20, 2005 - Martha Ann Cates, 61, passed away Nov. 15, 2005. She was preceded in death by her son, Denise LeRoy Kennedy. She is survived by her children, Roberta (Tim) Brown and Steven Kennedy; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Mary and Margaret; brother, Earl; numerous nieces and nephews. Martha was a member of the Salvation Army Church. Viewing, 2 to 5 p.m. Monday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005, at T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home. Cremation will follow. Donations may be made to the Salvation Army or to the family.

Cathcart, Mary
Mary Cathcart - Pueblo Chieftain - May 06, 2006 - Mary Cathcart. Graveside service, 2 p.m. today, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Cathey, Marvin L.
Marvin L. Cathey - Pueblo Chieftain - May 16, 2000 - Marvin L. Cathey, 74, passed away May 14, 2000. Survived by his wife, Donna Cathey, of the family home. Born July 17, 1925, in Minnesota. At his request there will be no viewing or services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.

Catron, Harry L.
Harry L. "Gandhi" Catron - Pueblo Chieftain - September 3, 1987 - Harry L. "Gandhi" Catron passed away Aug. 30, 1987. Survived by his wife, Evelina Catron, of the family home; sons, Loren H. Catron, Alfred L. Catron, James L. (Liz) Catron, Herman E. (Mary Kay) Catron, all of Pueblo, and Michael E. (Kathy) Catron, of Colorado Springs; sister, Carrie A. (Jesse) Torrez; Olathe, Kan.; brother, Delmar E. Catron, DeSoto, Kan.; three granddaughters, two grandsons and several nieces and nephews. Born Nov. 25, 1919, in Neodesha, Kan., and had been a longtime Pueblo resident. Member of Teamsters Union Local 146. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday in the Rouch Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Barton Stephenson officiating. Cremation will follow at the Rouch Crematorium. The family will receive friends at the home of James and Liz Catron, 23254 Gale Road, 542-1423.

Catterson, W. S.
Dr. W. S. Catterson – Pueblo Colorado Daily Chieftain – April 24, 1874 – Dr. W. S. Catterson, formerly a resident of this city, died in Kansas City on Saturday from an overdose of medicine of some kind, supposed to be morphine.

Catulli, John Alfred
John Alfred "Ted" Catulli - Pueblo Chieftain - December 17, 1998 - John Alfred "Ted" Catulli, 71, passed away Dec. 15, 1998. Survived by wife, Theresa M. Catulli- children, Fred Catulli, Ray (Sharon) Catulli, Cindy Dickerson, Geri (Matt) Lane- sister, Bonnie (Mike) Fossceco- brother-in-law, Tony (Sybil) Tortessi- grandchildren, Jerod Dickerson, Jackie Throndson, Jenni Catulli, Randi Jo Failing, Arianne Lane- and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by parents, John and Caroline Catulli- and grandson, Darrell Dickerson. Mr. Catulli retired in 1989 from Civil Service and was a member of FOE No. 145. Viewing, Friday, Dec. 18, 1998, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, Saturday, Dec. 19, 1998, 1 p.m., at The Shrine of St. Therese. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to American Lung Association and Dream Weavers.

Caulder, Roy Jr.
Roy "C.J." Caulder Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - July 13, 1999 - Roy "C.J." Caulder Jr., 18, of Pueblo, passed away July 11, 1999. A student of Centennial High School where he was loved by many of his fellow students and teachers. Roy was preceded in death by his grandfather, J.T. Caulder. He is survived by his parents, Roy and Eva Caulder- sister, Kristina Caulder-best friend, Zach Coolidge- grandparents, Anna Belle Caulder and Charles and Kay Taylor- as well as numerous relatives and friends. , 10a.m. Saturday, July 17, 1999, at Praise Assembly of God Church. Visitation at the funeral home from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday.

Cavallo, Rafaello
Rafaello Cavallo – Pueblo Chieftain - November 17, 1957 – Mr. Rafaello Cavallo, late of 613 Prairie Ave., passed away Saturday at a local hospital following an illness of one year. Mr. Cavallo was founder of the Denver Symphony and conductor of the Pueblo Civic Symphony Orchestra for 25 years. He came to Pueblo in 1928 to direct the local symphony. He retired in 1953. Born in Italy, Mr. Cavallo moved to Denver in 1896. He was associated with Elitch's Gardens in Denver 15 years. Formerly taught at Pueblo Catholic High School and Vineland School. He was presented the Fraternal Order of Eagles' Civic Award in 1949; Cavallo Day was observed at the Pueblo Chamber of Commerce in June 1951. In May of 1957, he was presented with the Rotary Club's Service-Above-Self Award, and recognition by the Pueblo Musicians' Union. Mr. Cavallo is survived by a stepdaughter, Miss Maude Fealy of Sun Valley, Calif., and one brother Dr. Frank P. Cavallo of Utica, NY. Recitation of the Rosary will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday in our Chapel of Memory. Funeral services will be on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. from the chapel with celebration of Requiem Mass at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Interment in Calvary Garden of Valhalla Cemetery.

Cavanah, Verna M.
Verna M. Cavanah - Pueblo Chieftain - December 28, 2003 - Verna M. Cavanah of Pueblo died Dec. 24, 2003. She was born May 8, 1929, in Kendell, Kan. Verna is survived by her loving husband, Robert E. (Bob) Cavanah, Pueblo; daughters, Candace (Vernon) Smith, Arlington, Va., Sandy (Tracy) Lewis, Laguna Niguel, Calif.; six grandchildren, Rob (Yvette) Lyons, Boise, Idaho, Marc Lyons, Pueblo, Skye Lewis, San Francisco, Calif., Jamey Lewis, Laguna Niguel, Calif., Anne Ransome, Santa Fe, N.M., Aaron Ransome, St. Louis, Mo.; three great-grandchildren, Lindsey and Sarah Lyons, Boise, Idaho, Matthew Lyons, Pueblo. Survived by sisters, Wilma (George) Kardaseski, Littleton, Colo., Helen Poe, Flemington, Mo.; brothers, John (Alice) Jury, Pratt, Kan., Orren (Elaine) Jury, Las Animas, Colo., Ralph Jury, Lakin, Kan.; brothers-in-law, Roland (Elva) Cavanah, Swink, Colo., Jerre (Merliyn) Cavanah, Littleton, Colo. Also, survived by several nieces and nephews and great-nieces, nephews and cousins. Cremation, as requested by Verna, is being handled by Roselawn Cemetery and Funeral Home. Private memorial services were conducted by immediate family members. In lieu of flowers, and in memory of Verna, contributions may be sent to Sangre de Cristo Hospice & Palliative Care, located at 1207 S. Pueblo Boulevard Way, Pueblo, CO 81005.

Cavaness, Dorothy May
Dorothy May Cavaness - The La Veta Signature - April 14, 1988 - Dorothy May Cavaness, age 72, born July 5, 1915 in Omaha, NE, died April 11, 1988. She graduated from Classen High School. She was a former clerk for the School Board of Western Heights for 18 years, retiring in 1977. She was a member of the Putnam City United Methodist Church, where she was in the choir and was a member of the Fidelis Sunday School Class and the Esther Circle. She was a member of the Hermosa Club in Cuchara, and the La Veta United Methodist Church, where she was also in the choir and a member of the patience Circle. She was a charter member of the Modern Study Club, the OKC Clipper Club and Friends of the Arts. she is survived by her husband Dan M.; two sons, Dan W. and his wife Candy of OKC, Rick and his wife Janice of Farmington, N.M.; a daughter, Carol and her husband, Capt. Robert Curry, Jacksonville, FL; a sister, Mrs. Gene Morrison of Tulsa; 4 grandchildren, Denise and Jeff Cavaness, Jenifer and Chris Curry; numerous nieces and nephews.

Cave, Augusta
Augusta “Gussie” Cave - Pueblo Chieftain - October 01, 2005 - Augusta “Gussie” Cave, born Dec. 25, 1919, died Sept. 29, 2005. Survived by children Dick (Kathy) Caple, David (Peggy) Caple, Pueblo, Gale Williams, Manzanola; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren. Preceded by husband Bert Cave, son-in-law Clarence Williams, parents and sister. Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, Manzanola, CO 81058. Memorial service will be held later.

Caveldone, Manuel
Manuel Caveldone - Bayfield Blade - September 13, 1912 - Jose Tapia, who has voluntarily given himself up to a deputy in the northeastern part of Las Animas county, confesses that he killed Manuel Caveldone, a rancher there, and hid the body in an arroya. He claims self-defense. His confession was the first report that had been received of the killing.

Cavender, John Guadaloupe
John Guadaloupe Cavender – Pueblo Chieftain – September 19, 2006 - John Guadaloupe Cavender, 68, of Pueblo, passed away on Sept. 15, 2006. Preceded in death by his parents, Elvira (Buck) Cavender; sister, Sarah; and father-in-law, Roy Hewitt. Survived by his spouse, Wilma Cavender; mother-in-law, Sarah Elizabeth Hewitt; son, Bruce (Mary Beth) Cavender; daughters, Crystal Cavender and Brandy (Mike Bochatey) Cavender; grandchildren, Bret, Kristy Ann, Shelby, Diamond, Tatyana, Donovan and Riley; brother, Roy Cavender; sisters, Delores (Willie) Johnson, Christine Sellers and Bonnie (Darrel) Adams; special nephew and other relatives and friends. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Romero Chapel. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall following service. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made in John's memory to Colorado Employees Credit Union, 1721 Highway 50 West, Pueblo, CO, 81008. Donations will be given to the Boys and Girls Club and PMI.

Cavender, Viola P.
Viola P. Cavender - Pueblo Chieftain - October 08, 1986 - Viola P. Cavender, 77, passed away at Parkview Episcopal Hospital, Oct. 7, 1986. Mrs. Cavender is survived by her children, Richard L. (Betty) Cavender Sr. of Pueblo; Phyllis (Bob) Langford of Las Cruces, N.M.; and William C. Cavender of Pueblo. She is survived also by eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, William C. Cavender, in 1963. Mrs. Cavender was born May 1, 1909, in Pueblo and was a lifetime Pueblo resident. She was a member of the Lighthouse Baptist Church. Visitation, 1 to 8 p.m. today at Imperial Funeral Home. Service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at Imperial Chapel with the Rev. Randy Heaton officiating. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery.

Caveness, William
William Caveness – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – December 20, 1877 – The Arizona Miner contains the following with reference to William Caveness, well known in Southern Colorado: “Governor Hoyt, last evening received a telegram from C. E. Cooley, deputy United States marshal at Camp Apache, informing him of the hanging of two desperados on the Little Colorado. Cooley went with a detachment of soldiers to Springerville, and arrested William Snider, alias Bill Caveness, and E. M. Overstreet, and as their offence was a territorial one, he turned them over to William Milligan, deputy sheriff, to bring them to Prescott to jail. After Cooley had left Springerville with the soldiers, a mob arose and took the prisoners from Milligan, and, in the language of the telegram, disposed of them according to frontier law, which we presume means that they hung them. District Attorney Paul Webber received a similar telegram.

Cavera, Domingo (Infant of )
Infant Cavera - Huerfano World - October 3, 1991 - This Week in La Veta History - 1913: Died, the six month old baby of Vicente Gallegos, the 16 month son of Enrique George and the five month infant of Domingo Cavera.

Caviness, Charles
Charles Caviness - Blue Valley Times - October 18, 1912 - Shot in Card Game; Dies - Walsenburg - Charles Caviness, who was shot over a card game in a saloon here, was taken to a hospital in Pueblo. The bullet penetrated both lungs and little hope is entertained for his recovery. Miller, his assailant, is in the county jail.

Caviness, Jack
Jack Caviness - Huerfano World - December 4, 2003 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1921: We have a report that Jack Caviness, son of the late town marshal John Caviness, was burned to death in California.

Cawfield, Dessie Estelle
Dessie Estelle Cawfield – Pueblo Chieftain – September 17, 1976 – Mrs. Dessie Estelle Cawfield, lifetime Avondale resident, late of 429 Avondale Blvd., North Avondale, passed away Minnequa Medical Center, Sept. 16, 1976, following lengthy illness. Proceeded in death by husband George Milton Cawfield, May 1974. Member, Avondale United Methodist Church. Survived by one daughter, Mrs. Ruth Arlene Gerrell, Denver, and brother, Wesley Delap. Pueblo. Three grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive. Services 10 a.m. Monday, T.G. McCarthy Chapel, with the Rev. Richard R. Lippincott, pastor, Avondale United Methodist church, officiating. Interment, Chico Cemetery, Avondale.

Cawfield, Joseph J.
Joseph J. (Joe) Cawfield – Pueblo Chieftain - May 7, 1967 – J. J. Cawfield Dies at Home of Brother – Funeral services for Joseph J. (Joe) Cawfield, 61, of Avondale, the son of Pueblo area homesteaders, will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Davis Mortuary. The Rev. R. E. Purinton, pastor of Avondale Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. Cawfield died of a heart attack Saturday night in from of the home of his brother, George, North Avondale. Cawfield has been ill prior to his death. He was born Nov. 18, 1905. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Cawfield who homesteaded in the Pueblo area in 1863. The elder Cawfield served seven terms in the state legislature. Foreman of the engine rebuild unit of the maintenance division at Pueblo Army Depot for the last 22 years, Cawfield attended Excelsior School and was graduated from Central High School. He worked for a short while at the Colorado Fuel & Iron Corp. and ran a service station in Avondale. He married Clarice Keller in Sept. 2, 1932. Cawfield was a member of Avondale Methodist Church, Silver State Lodge 95, AF&AM, and the PAD Foremen's Club. He is survived by his wife and daughters Karen and Jill, all of the family home. He also is survived by daughters Mrs. Barbara McPhaul, Avondale, Mrs. Marilyn Lehl, Pueblo, and Mrs. Linda Haling, Albuquerque, NM. He was the brother of George and Woodrow Cawfield, both of North Avondale; Jack and Barney Cawfield, both of Pueblo, and James Cawfield of Portland, Ore. Also surviving are seven grandchildren. – Cawfield – Joseph J. (Joe) Cawfield, May 6, 1967. Passed away suddenly. Husband of Clarice M. Cawfield. Father of Joseph J. Cawfield, Jr., Karen and Jill Cawfield, all of family home, Box 4, Avondale; Mrs. Barbara McPhaul, Avondale, Mrs. Marilyn Lehl, Pueblo, and Mrs. Linda Haling, Albuquerque, NM. Brother of George and Woodrow Cawfield, both of North Avondale; Jack and Barney Cawfield, both of Pueblo, and James Cawfield of Portland, Ore. Grandfather of seven. Foreman of evening rebuild unit of maintenance division at Pueblo Army Depot of the past 22 years. Member of Avondale Methodist Church, Silver State Lodge No. 95, AF&AM, and PAD Foreman Club. Life resident of Pueblo area. His father Sterling Cawfield and family homesteaded in Pueblo area in 1863. Services 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Davis Chapel, with the Rev. R. E. Purinton, pastor of Avondale Methodist Church officiating, Interment with Masonic rites at Mountain View.

Cawlfield, James R.
James R. Cawlfield - Pueblo Chieftain - July 26, 1987 - James R. Cawlfield passed away in Portland, Ore., July 20, 1987. Born July 9, 1903, in N. Avondale, Colo. Survived by a daughter, Patty (Bill) Smail, Thousand Oaks, Calif.; and brothers, Jack Cawlfield, Pueblo; and Woodrow Cawlfield, Avondale; as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife, Helen in 1978; as well as by nine brothers and sisters. Mr. Cawlfield was employed by Pacific Power and Light Co. of Portland as chief auditor for 45 years before retirement. He was past exalted ruler of Elks No. 359, Albany, Ore. Graveside service, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Mountain View Cemetery. [Editor's Note: Names as printed in newspaper.]

Cawthra, Fred
Fred Cawthra - Newspaper Unknown - April 19, 1999 - Fred Cawthra, 96, of Akron and formerly of Otis, died Friday, April 16 1999 in Akron. Visitation is today, April 19 at Yeamans & Gordon Memorial Chapel from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 20 at Yeamans & Gordon Memorial Chapel at 2 p.m. with the Rev. James Cosner officiating. Burial will follow at Otis Cemetery. Mr. Cawthra was born on April 5, 1903 in DeNova, Colo. to Samuel Cawthra and Bertha Jessie Cawthra. Mr. Cawthra worked for a short time in coal mines near Walsenburg before buying a homestead in 1927 and farming, thrashing and corn shelling. He also dug and repaired water wells. Mr. Cawthra married Jessie Borland on April 4, 1923. He is survived by a son, Junior Cawthra of North Platte, Neb.; a daughter, Vera Salling and husband Dale of Brighton; and a sister, Eva Harding of Evergreen. He was preceded in death by a son, Marvin Cawthra; a daughter, Ella Louise Keim; and four brothers, Edward, Henry, Harold and Oliver. Memorial may be made to the Washington County Nursing Home.

Caywood, Star
Star Caywood - Huerfano World - July 22, 1993 - Huerfano County Diary - Twenty-Five Years Ago - Star Caywood, 53, popular state official, lost his life July 18 by drowning. While fishing on Martin Lake, his boat was overturned by a strong gust of wind. His wife and a companion survived.



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