The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Elbeck, John Xavier
John Xavier Elbeck - Pueblo Chieftain - May 14, 2004 - John Xavier Elbeck, 99, affectionately known as "Grandpa," born Feb. 28, 1905, in Birmingham, Ala., departed this life May 10, 2004, at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center. He was a graduate of Centennial High School, where he was a star basketball player. Taken from an article that appeared in the Pueblo newspaper sports column, "On the Centennial first squad there is only one star and that is Elbeck, the little colored flash who is able to handle two opponents with ease. Last Saturday night it was evident that the Mormons centralized their attack on Elbeck, but he managed to slip back and forth by extraordinary footwork, and evade the opposing guards. He is fast and flashy and deserves more than ordinary mention." Mr. Elbeck made All-State in 1921, the same year the Centennial basketball team went undefeated. On Nov. 12, 1984, he was inducted into the Greater Pueblo Sports Hall of Fame. He retired from the CF&I, 20-inch mill and served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a member of Eureka Lodge No. 2 AF&AM (PHA). Preceded in death by his parents, Tim and Ida Bell Elbeck; a sister, Sally Taylor; a brother, Orange Elbeck; first wife, Olga Elbeck; a son, Carter Elbeck; a daughter, Jackie Wilson; grandson, Phillip Elbeck; mother-in-law, Nellie Ellis; two brothers-in-law, Mack and Tommy Ewing. "Grandpa" was always the center of attraction at King's Barber Shop, where he held "court." His knowledge of sports and stats was uncanny, no matter the sporting event. Survived by his beloved wife, Permilla Ewing Elbeck; children, John (Barbara) Elbeck Jr., Barbara (Eddie) Williams, Forest (Sandra) Elbeck; 20 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Patsy Sue Ewing; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation, noon to 6 p.m. today. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Saturday, at the Sanctuary of Bethlehem Baptist Church, with Elder, David Robinson, officiating. Military honors at graveside, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Elbert, Josiah Hilary
Josiah Hilary Elbert - Pueblo Chieftain - March 29, 2006 - Josiah Hilary Elbert, 74, of Pueblo passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2006 at Pueblo Extended Care after suffering an extended illness. He was born in Lincoln, Wis. on June 30, 1931, where he spent his childhood. He lived his entire adult life in Pueblo and was retired from the CF&I where he was a Crane Operator. He is survived by two sons, Hilary Elbert of Pueblo, and David Elbert of Los Angeles, Calif. and a sister, Frances West of Fall Creek, Wis. By his request there will be no public funeral. We would like to invite family and friends to join us for a Celebration of his Life at the Cosmopolitan Club on Saturday, April 1, 2006 between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Elder, Harold Eugene
Harold Eugene Elder - Pueblo Chieftain - July 02, 1998 - Harold Eugene Elder, 77, passed away July 1, 1998. Survived by his wife, Carolyn L. Elder, of the family home- children, Jeanne Elder of Pueblo, Paul Elder of Aurora, Harold E. Elder Jr. of Chicago, Ill., and Stephen Elder of Lone Tree, Iowa- brother, Edwin L. Elder of Corning, Iowa- and grandchildren, Matthew Elder, Mary Beth Elder and Andrew Elder. Born Oct. 5, 1921, in Nichols, Iowa. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A will be held at a later date in Iowa.

Elder, Lulu
Lulu Elder - Brandon Bell - January 9, 1914 - The woman known in Denver as Mrs. Lulu Elder, who shot and killed Frank S. Gregory in a hotel in Denver and then sent a bullet through her own brain, was really Mrs. Lola Puckett, heiress to $15,000, the existence of which she did not know, according to attorneys and friends at Las Animas.

Elder, Paul Robert
Paul Robert Elder - Pueblo Chieftain - February 12, 2005 - Paul Robert Elder , 63 longtime resident and well-known local short track stock car driver passed away Feb. 7th 2005 in Colorado Springs. His last days were spent in the caring comfort of the staff at Pikes Peak Hospice where he succumbed to Cancer. Paul a Vietnam Veteran was a retired welder/ fabricator for Baab Steel. Paul's racing career spanned more than thirty years and included the NASCAR, New Jersey State Hobby Champion in 1963 and Sportsman Track Champion at Beacon Hill Speedway in Pueblo in 1995. Paul began his racing career in 1962 at Flemington Speedway in New Jersey. In 1963 Paul raced at Flemington as well as at Old Bridge and New Egypt Speedways in New Jersey. He also raced at Nazareth, Pa and Georgetown, DE. Paul was a multiple time winner of the driver's favorite driver award as well as being a fan favorite. After being honorably discharged from the army after his service in Vietnam, Paul settled in Colorado Springs and began his racing career in Colo. He raced locally at Pikes Peak Speedway, Raceway Park and Colorado Springs International Speedway. Paul also raced at the Turf Club Speedway, Englewood Speedway as well as tracks in Wyo., Texas and Nev. Paul was a member of the VFW, Eagles, American Legion and the Good-Guys Car Club. Paul restored old cars and Cushman Scooters and was an accomplished pool player. Paul was born on June 20, 1941 in Princeton, NJ, to Paul Robert Sr. & Jane Elder. His son Daniel A. Elder of Walsenberg, his mother Jane Elder of Winter Park, Fla., his sister Sara Elder and Sara's husband Warren Berger of Louisa, Va., his nephew Bo Loren and his niece Kathryn, survive Paul. Paul was proceeded in death by his father. At Paul's request there will be no funeral but Paul invites all his friends past and present to a wake celebrating his life at Southside Johnny's 528 S. Tejon Street on Saturday February 19th, 2005 at 1:00PM. Please bring your favorite memories of Paul so we can all share in telling him good by and send him to the great racetrack in the sky. It is requested that in lieu of flower donations be sent to the Veterans Association of the sender's choice.

Elderkin, Charles Stanton
Charles Stanton Elderkin – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – June 22, 1876 – We regret to learn that Maj. W. A. Elderkin, formerly of this city, but now stationed at Fort Leavenworth, is about to lose his remaining son. The major has already lost one of his boys since he left here, and now the other is said to be incurably ill. To add to his other troubles, Major Elderkin himself is confined to bed with rheumatism. Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – June 22, 1876 – Died on Tuesday, June 13th, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Charles Stanton, son of Major W. A. and Fannie G. Elderkin, aged 5 years and 5 months.

Elderkin, Phineas Gurley
Phineas Gurley - Colorado Daily Chieftain - May 21, 1876 - Died - Elderkin - on Wednesday, May 17th, 1876 at Fort Leavenworth, Phineas Gurley, youngest son of Major and Mrs. W.A. Elderkin, aged 3 years 5 months. Colorado Daily Chieftain - May 21, 1876 - Dead - In another column will be found the sad announcement of the death of Major and Mrs. Elderkin's youngest son, Phineas Gurley who departed this life after a short but very severe sickness at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas on the 17th inst. The little fellow was a bright child, the idol of his parents, and the general favorite of the numerous friends of the family. We sympathize with the afflicted parents and extend to them the sympathy of their many friends in this city.

Eldridge, Orville E.
Rev. Orville E. Eldridge - Pueblo Chieftain - August 29, 2002 - Rev. Orville E. Eldridge, 83, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 26, 2002. He was born in Peetz, Colo., one of 11 children. He was an ordained minister with the Assembly of God Church for over 60 years and pastored congregations in Arkansas, Texas and New Mexico. He was known for his caring spirit and Godly kindness. He lived a true Christ-like life. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Eileen; son, Neville (Marjorie); daughter, Orveta (Bill) Roberts; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2002, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Bobby J. Wilson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made in Orville's honor to Praise Assembly of God Church Building Fund through the funeral home. The family extends their gratitude to everyone at University Park Care Center for their care and concern for Orville.

Elgin, Carl W.
Carl W. Elgin - Pueblo Chieftain - May 18, 2004 - Carl W. Elgin passed away May 16, 2004, in Pueblo. Carl was born Jan. 20, 1917, in Nowata, Okla., and was a longtime Pueblo resident. He was preceded in death by two wives, June E. Elgin and Lucy Elgin. His survivors include his children, Carla (Lee) Scott of Canon City, Jon (Yvonne) Elgin of Pueblo, Peg Meservey (Mike Bukovsky) of Pueblo, Anthony (Iona) Macaluso of Pueblo, Joe (Marti) Macaluso of Farmington, N.M., Jim Macaluso of Pueblo; nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. The family will receive friends during the visitation, from 2 to 4 p.m. today, at the Davis Mortuary. Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 19, 2004, in the Roselawn Cemetery, with military honors provided by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. In lieu of food and flowers the family asks that donations in memory of Carl be made to the Temple Baptist Church Youth Fund through the mortuary.

Elgin, Fred
Fred Elgin - Yampa Leader - October 11, 1912 - In a collision of two automobile trucks at Pueblo, Fred Elgin, sixteen, was thrown to the pavement and probably fatally injured.

Elgin, Janice Sue
Janice "Jan Jan" Sue Elgin - Pueblo Chieftain - August 21, 1998 - Janice "Jan Jan" Sue Elgin, departed this life on Aug. 20, 1998, after a lifetime illness. Born July 13, 1964, in Montrose, Colo. Preceded by maternal grandfather, Andrew Bassett and paternal grandmother, June Elgin. Survived by parents, Jon and Yvonne Elgin of Pueblo- sisters, Beth Elgin and Karen Elgin, both of Pueblo- brother, Jon (Deanna) Elgin, Pueblo- nephew, Hayden Elgin- niece, Heather Robertson- maternal grandmother, Rachel Bassett, Douglasville, Ga.- paternal grandfather and step-grandmother, Carl and Lucy Elgin, Pueblo- aunts, Diane Bassett, Neola (Jim) Smith, Celia (Jerry) Hahn, Peggy Messervy, Carla (Lee) Scott and numerous cousins. s under the direction of Adrian Comer Garden Chapel to be conducted 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998, at the funeral home with the Rev. Waudell Maple, pastor of Temple Baptist Church, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Temple Baptist Church Building Fund or to Sangre de Cristo Hospice.

Elgin, Lucy Carleo
Lucy Carleo Macaluso Elgin - Pueblo Chieftain - July 01, 2003 - Lucy Carleo Macaluso Elgin went to be with the Lord Monday, June 30, 2003. Lucy was born Feb. 18, 1925, in Pueblo to Onofrio and Theresa Carleo. Her survivors include her loving husband, Carl Elgin; children, Anthony (Iona) Macaluso of Pueblo, Joe (Marti) Macaluso of Farmington, N.M., Jim Macaluso of Pueblo, Carla (Lee) Scott of Canon City, Jon (Yvonne) Elgin of Pueblo, Peg Meservey (Mike Bukovsky) of Pueblo and Darla Macaluso of Las Vegas, Nev.; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; her brother, Rocky (Kelly) Carleo of Sun City, Ariz.; and sister, Mary DiIorio of Pueblo; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. The family will receive friends during the viewing from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at the mortuary. Recitation of the rosary immediately followed by the funeral Mass will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 3, 2003, St. Pius X Catholic Church, 3130 Morris Ave. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and asks that donations in memory of Lucy be made to the Life Care Center of Pueblo or to the Sangre De Cristo Hospice.

Elias, Jack
Jack Elias - Yuma Pioneer - February 4, 1910 - Primero Coal Mine Disaster - Horrible Gas Explosion in Colorado Fuel & Iron Company's Mine - May Be Over 100 Dead - Rescue Workers Find Twenty-Four Dead Bodies and One Man Alive - Primero, Colo., Feb. 1 (Tuesday) - Over 100 men are believed killed by a terrific explosion in the Primero mine of the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company at 4:30 yesterday afternoon. Note: Jack Elias is listed among the dead of the Primero Mine disaster of January 31, 1910 through the Denver Public Library's collection entitled "Colorado Mining Fatalities." It lists Jack Elias as an American, age 46, and married. He was working as a driver for Colorado Fuel & Iron, and the cause of death was listed as an explosion of gas and dust. He was buried in the Masonic Cemetery in Trinidad, Colorado under the name of John Elias. For complete coverage of this disaster go to: http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/primero.html

Elias, Jean Maxine
Jean Maxine Elias - Pueblo Chieftain - April 23, 2002 - Jean Maxine Elias is passed from us in full faith in our Lord, Jesus Christ. Born Nov. 14, 1919, and died April 19, 2002, rather suddenly and peacefully with family present at Lutheran Hospital Coronary Unit, Wheat Ridge, Colo. The devoted wife of L.W. (Buzz) Elias; and treasured mother of Rebecca (Mario) Gabrielli, Abigail (Don) Gaylord and Scott (Nanette) Elias; four grandsons; three granddaughters; six great-grandchildren. Survived also by sister-in-law, Bernice Tardiff. Memorial service to celebrate Jean's life will be held at Arvada Covenant Church, 55th and Ward Road, Arvada, Colo., 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24.

Elich, Bart
Bart Elich - Pueblo Chieftain - August 02, 2000 - Bart Elich, 86, formerly of Pueblo passed away June 30, 2000. He is survived by his wife Ruth; children, Debra (Neil) Patton, Venice Florida and Barth Elich Jr. Austin, Texas and two grandchildren; Sister Elsie Coley, Littleton, Colorado. Brother Peter (Nadine) Elich, Pueblo sister-in-law Bernice Elich, Pueblo. Preceded in death by his parents Peter and Gabriella Elich, brother Voyd "Butch" Elich and brother-in-law Dow Coley.

Elich, Edward J.
Edward J. Elich - Pueblo Chieftain - May 23, 2001 - Edward J. Elich, age 88, born Feb. 6, 1913, passed away May 22, 2001. Mr. Elich is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Jennie Elich; son, Edward Elich Jr.; and sisters, Emma Elich, Bertha Yengich and Pauline McDonald. Also survived by his in-laws, Margaret Elich, Josephine Elich, Anthony (Lucille) Manguso, Margaret (S. Philip) Cabibi and Elizabeth Ingo; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Rose and Mark Elich; and brothers, Mark, Milan and Bart Elich. Edward was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from the CF&I Steel Corp. He was a member of Pueblo Elks No. 90, Croation Fraternal Union and the Local Union 2102 Retirees Club. Viewing, Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, Friday, 1 p.m., St. Francis Xavier Church. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum, with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. The family requests no food. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice in Edward's memory. The family will greet friends after the Mass at the church.

Elich, Jennie Manguso
Jennie Manguso Elich - Pueblo Chieftain - November 18, 2002 - Jennie Manguso Elich, passed away Nov. 15, 2002. Preceded in death by her husband, Edward Elich Sr. Survived by her son, Edward Elich Jr.; brother, Anthony Manguso (Lucille); sisters, Margaret Cabibi and Elizabeth Ingo; sisters-in-law, Emma Elich, Bertha Yengich and Pauline McDonald; and several nieces and nephews. Also preceded in death by mother and father, Teresa and Louis Manguso; brothers, Louis Sr., Ralph and Felix Manguso; and sisters, Ann Brothers, Srs. Rose Catherine and Jessie Alexander. She was a member of Order of Martha. Viewing, Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Rosary and funeral Mass, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, St. Francis Xavier Church, 611 Logan Ave. The family will greet friends following the Mass in the church. The family requests no food. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum.

Elich, Margaret
Margaret Elich - Pueblo Chieftain - April 02, 2002 - Age 82, born Nov. 30, 1919, passed away April 1, 2002. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Milan Elich; son-in-law, Jim Krizman; and sisters, Mary Maikovich and Anna Pruss. Survived by her daughter, Carol Elich Krizman; sisters, Helen Zupancic, Sophie Rooth, Julia Dunda, Alice (Jim) Connor and Evelyn (Willard) Keller; sisters-in-law, Emma Elich, Bertha Yengich, Jennie Elich, Josephine Elich, Pauline McDonald and families; and numerous nieces, nephews and their families. Margaret was a very loving, devoted wife and mother. Viewing Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Parastas, Wednesday, 7 p.m., and funeral service, Thursday, 10 a.m., both services at St. Michael's Orthodox Church. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to St. Michael's Church or the Arthritis Foundation in her memory through the funeral home office.

Elich, Mark A.
Mark A. Elich - Pueblo Chieftain - February 23, 1987 - Mark A. Elich, 67, Feb. 19, 1987, of Albuquerque, N.M. Husband of Sylvia Mae Elich, who passed away March 25, 1963; a son, Kurt Elich, in 1982; and his father, Mark Elich, who passed away in 1956. Father of Marciannette (Philip) Loga, Los Angeles, Calif., Mark J. (Charlene) Elich, Albuquerque, N.M., and Paul M. (Pamela) Elich, St. Paul, Mum. Son of Rose Elich of Pueblo. Brother of Bart (Josephine) Elich of Denver, Milan (Marge) Elich, Ed (Jennie) Elich, Emma Elich, Pauline McDonald, and Bertha Yenglich, all of Pueblo. Brother-in-law of Pauline Giarratano, Houston, Texas, Bernice (Anthony) Zummo, Huntington Beach, Calif., and Patricia Giarratano of Boulder. Also survived by five grandchildren. In his youth, Mr. Elich was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church and a teacher at Pueblo Junior College. He was a member of CFU, St. Jacob Lodge No. 402. Mr. Elich moved to Albuquerque, N.M., in 1955. He retired from the U.S. Navy as Lt. Commander, having served in both World War II and the Korean Conflict. He retired from Sandia Laboratories in 1978. Rosary, 7 p.m. Monday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment, Imperial. The family will receive friends at the Chapel after the Monday evening service. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Elich, Voyd Joseph
Voyd Joseph Elich - Pueblo Chieftain - May 13, 1987 - Voyd Joseph “Butch” Elich, 34 Clemson Drive, May 12, 1987. Husband of Bernice Elich. Father of Kathleen Dreesen, Pueblo; Jan (Burt) Monroe, Portsmouth, Va.; and Voyd "Butch" Elich II and Janet Eickelman, Silverthorne. Grandfather of Heather Dreesen and Lauren and Amanda Monroe. Brother of Elsie Coley, Pueblo; Bart (Ruth) Elich, Austin, Texas; and Peter (Nadine) Elich Jr., Pueblo. Survived also by aunts and uncles, Mary Dolinar, Vera Skufca, Jake Skufca, and Rose Elich, all of Pueblo, and Joe Skufca, Madiera, Calif.; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Rose (John) Jesik, Marie Williams, Ann Wodishek, Jim (Angela) Zupancic, Ann Zupancic, Angela (Nick) Mikatich, Al Prijatel, all of Pueblo; and Dorothy (Nick) Baldi, Lodi, Calif., and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Elich's family owned and operated Elich's Market from 1921 to 1983. He was a veteran of service with the U.S. Army Air Force during WWII. He was a member of St. Mary Parish and the following organizations: Pueblo Aerie No. 145, (FOE); honorary member of the Basketball Officials Association (I.A.A.B.O.); Old Timers Baseball Association; Greater Pueblo Sports Association Hall of Fame in 1983; Pueblo Chapter 22 International Footprinters Association; Honorary member of the Colorado Football Association; board member Preseren Glee Club; Holy Name Society and KSKJ, St. Joseph Lodge No. 7. He officiated football and sketball for 33 years, Services, St. Mary Church: mass of Christian Burial, 7 Friday; rosary recitation, 10 a.m. Saturday. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Contributions may be made in his name to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 102 W. Orman.

Elisha, Irene
Irene Elisha - Huerfano World - March 13, 2003 – Society Editor - Irene Elisha, former society editor at the Huerfano World, passed away at the family home in Grand Junction March 10, 2003. She was born to Edward and Lucy Strotkamp on April 29, 1922 in Burns, KS. She would have been 81 on her birthday this April. She was preceded in death by her husband, who passed away March 18, 1980. She grew up in east-central Kansas on a farm during the Dust-Bowl era, never thinking it rained in the summer. Upon graduation with honors from high school, she attended first a junior college and later Kansas State University where she earned a Bachelor's degree in journalism. She worked at radio station KSAL in Kansas upon graduation, but later moved to New York due to the war situation. The Navy accepted her as a Wave Dec. 1, 1944 and she remained active until an Honorable Discharge Aug. 21, 1946. She was always proud of her Navy service and looked back onto her time there with great pride. Upon leaving the Navy she sought out and found work in New York City in radio, working for ABC and later the early NBC stations. She met and married Lowell Paul Elisha of Aspen on June 2, 1956. They had a family of eight children, each of which survives, Jerome of Seattle, WA, Kevin of Grand Junction, Frieda Elisha-Hunter of Denver, Arne of Longmont, Roderic of Lakewood, Kateri Reeves of Idalia, Laurence of Billings, MT, and Matthew of Arvada. Over the past 20 years 13 grandchildren were born into her large extended family and they were one of her greatest joys in life. Her caring and energies as a mother and homemaker were extended to her grandchildren who she often spent time with. She especially loved to read and play quiet games with the children, or push them on their swings. She also spent countless hours researching and seeking family genealogical information and over the past 15 years assisted countless others to find information about their families. Her latest projects were surveys in local cemeteries assisting to map the locations of the deceased and getting that information ready to be published for a Kansas statewide cemetery project. The local history museum was also a weekly haunt as she guided folks around the artifacts preserving the history of the area. Services will be held in Florence, KS, with a rosary at 6 p.m. central time, Friday, March 14, and a mass of Catholic burial to be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 15. Both services will be held at the Catholic Church in Florence, KS. Burial will be in the Catholic cemetery in Burns, KS. Irene supported many organizations and gave freely to others. She asked that memorial donations be made to one of the following, each she felt important: The Multiple Myeloma Foundation of America, the Burns, KS, senior/civic center, the Kansas State Genealogical Society and the Catholic Church of Florence. Zeiner Funeral Homes of Marion, KS, are in charge of the arrangements.

Elizondo, Scott Joseph
Scott Joseph Elizondo - Pueblo Chieftain - September 03, 1998 - Scott Joseph Elizondo, age 37, died accidentally at Lake Powell on Aug. 30, 1998. Scott was the beloved son of Vivian and Sel Elizondo. He also leaves to cherish his memory, brother, Steven (Rebecca) Elizondo- sisters, DeeAnn Malanga and Becky Smothermon- and niece, Stephanie Rae Elizondo. Scott was born and raised in Pueblo. He attended Belmont Elementary School, Heaton Middle School and graduated in 1980 from East High School where he was an honor student and an exceptional football player. He attended the University of Southern Colorado with a football scholarship and graduated in 1984. At the time of his death, he was living in Arvada, Colo., and was employed by the Celestial Seasonings Company of Boulder, Colo. He is also survived by aunts, uncles and cousins who all loved and respected him. His close friend, Jeannie Chessney of Arvada also survives. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Roberta and Jesus Elizondo and Verconcia and Bruno DeRose. Cremation, Almont Crematory. A will be held Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998, 7 p.m., Praise Assembly of God, 2000 Troy Ave., and will be conducted by Rev. Clint Perry. The family will greet friends at the church following the service. In lieu of flowers, Vivian and Sel request donations be made in Scott's name to the East High School Booster Club in care of the funeral home office. A fund will be established for the benefit of the student athletes.

Ellard, Kenneth Carroll
Kenneth Carroll Ellard - Huerfano World - August 16, 2007 - Kenneth Carroll Ellard piloted his final to be with his Commander on Sunday August 12, 2007. His memorial service with military rites, will be held Saturday, August 18, 2007 at Walsenburg Church of Christ at 10:30 a.m. Ken was a retired officer (CW4) and helicopter pilot in the United States Army. He served in Germany, flew rescue missions in Alaska, and also served 43 months in Vietnam. He also was a Green Beret. His Military Honors include the following: Bronze Star, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, Army Commendation Medal, Army Occupation Medal (Germany), Vietnam Campaign Medal W/60 DVA, Air Medal (5 AWD), Sr. Parachutist Badge, SR Army Aviation Badge, 7 O/S Bars and the air Medal (81st Award). After retiring from the Army, he was a rescue helicopter pilot in Hawaii for the Fire Department. His travels then carried him to Colorado and eventually to Walsenburg where he spent much of the last eight years. He loved to fish and socialize with friends. His generous spirit and positive outlook on life brought those he encountered a special brightness to their day. He was preceded in death by his son Kenneth Ellard. He is survived by his wife, June Tucker-Ellard of Walsenburg, one son David Ellard of Tahiti, daughters Valerie and Kelley Byrne of Hilo, Hawaii, Melody (Mike) Jamali, of Aurora, five grandchildren and his self-adopted son Rodney Oliphant. His extended family with his wife June includes Brad (Madel) Tucker of Walsenburg, Denise (Alan) Barnett of Dallas, and Cathy Peters of Greeley and their families. In lieu of flowers, the family requests you honor his memory by making donations to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Walsenburg, Mountain States Children's Home in Loveland, Colorado or Caring-Bridge.org.

Eller, Kyle Gabriel
Kyle Gabriel Eller - Pueblo Chieftain - December 01, 2001 - Kyle Gabriel Eller, 14, of Gardner, Kan., died on Nov. 29, 2001, at his home. Kyle was an eighth-grade student at Wheatridge Middle School in Gardner, where he was on the football and wrestling teams. Survived by parents, David Roy and Jennifer Ann Mora Eller, Gardner; brother, Jerod Roy Eller, Gardner; paternal grandparents, Ramon and Betty Eller, Junction City, Kan.; and maternal grandparents, Richard and Helen Mora, Pueblo, Colo. Visitation, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Rosary, 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, all at Sacred Heart Parish Center, Gardner. Burial, St. Columbia Cemetery, Gardner. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Building Fund through the funeral home office, P.O. Box 192, Gardner, KS 66030.

Ellerman, Leonard Carl
Leonard Carl Ellerman - Pueblo Chieftain - December 11, 1999 - Leonard Carl Ellerman, 68, Dolores, formerly of Pueblo, died Dec. 8, 1999. Survived by son, Jay (Tammy) Ellerman, Fort Lupton, and daughters, Kellie (Larry) Toft, Dolores, and Stacey (Joe) O'Keefe, Fayetteville, N.C. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, 1999, Jay and Tammy Ellerman Arena, 14219 Weld County Road 22, Fort Lupton. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Colorado Junior Rodeo Association Scholarship Fund, c/o C.J.R.A., 17035 County Road 26, Brush, Colo., 80723.

Elley, Carl T.
Carl T. Elley - Pueblo Chieftain - September 1980 - Carl T. Elley, 87, a resident of Trinidad State Nursing Home, formerly of Walsenburg, died Wednesday evening, Sept. 10, 1980. Born at Stockville, NE, July 3, 1893, he came to La Veta in 1901 when his parents moved west. He was reared on a ranch near La Veta and married Hazel Pickens, March 14, 1920. They spent their life on a ranch west of La Veta except a few years during the 1940's. They moved to Walsenburg in 1964. Mrs. Elley died February 19, 1979. Surviving are two sons, Thomas Lee Elley, Walsenburg and Carl John Elley; a brother Max Elley, Walsenburg, four sisters, Flora L Lea and Laura J. Peterson, Bayfield, Ruth Olsen Provo, UT, and Vada Farrar, Rogers, AR; four grandchildren, a great-grandson, nieces and nephews. Funeral service was Saturday at Boies Almont Chapel. Burial was in La Veta Cemetery. Boies Almont was in charge of arrangements.

Elley, John
John Elley - Huerfano World - July 4, 1963 - John Elley Dies At 95 In La Veta - John Elley, 95, passed away in La Veta early last Friday morning at the home of his daughter Mrs. Warren Farrar, after having been ill since April. Born in London, England on December 29, 1867, he came to the United States with his parents, John and Sarah Ann Elley when he was two years old. The family settled at Kingston, N.Y. When he was 11 years old the Elleys moved to Nebraska where his father homesteaded. Mr. Elley was married in Nebraska on March 20, 1892 to the former Laura McBride. He and his wife homesteaded in Nebraska until 1901 when they moved to La Veta for health reasons. For many years he had his own ranch southwest of La Veta. Aside from ranching, Mr. Elley had been engaged in the timber business and had worked for Pete and Gus Goemmer on their ranch. He retired many years ago. Mr. Elley, who was a member of the La Veta Methodist church, had been living with his daughter in La Veta for the past several years. His wife died in December, 1954. Survivors include two sons, Carl Elley, La Veta, and Max Elley, Walsenburg; five daughters, Mrs. Imo Lee, Walsenburg, Mrs. Flora L. Lea, Bayfield, Mrs. Laura Jane Peterson, Denver and Mrs. Ruth Olsen, Provo, Utah; as well as Mrs. Farrar; two half-sisters, Mrs. Mae Elliott, Denver, and Mrs. Silva Fleming, Benkelman, Neb.; a half-brother, Roy Elley, Greeley; 11 grandchildren; 25 great grand children; nieces and nephews. The funeral was held Monday afternoon at the La Veta Methodist church with the Rev. R.A. Anderson officiating. Burial was in the La Veta cemetery. Pallbearers were: Adolph Goemmer, Charles Masinton, Proctor Hayes, Rolla Lehman and Kenneth Brown. Honorary bearers were Clarence Kreutzer, John Penne, Harry Fielden, J.O. Smith, Lawrence Kreutzer, Charles Powell, A.N. Erwin, George Drury, Claude Harrison, Milton Utt, W.A. Rollins and Byrl Goss.

Elley, Max
Max Elley – Huerfano World – May 25, 2006 – Max Elley, 97, formerly of La Veta and Walsenburg, passed away May 22, 2006 in O'Neill, NE. He was born March 26, 1909 in La Veta to John and Laura McBride Elley. Mr. Elley is survived by his daughter Clarabelle (Homer) Kenner, grandchildren Lyle Kenner, Sandi Kenner Boehr, Paul Kenner and Bryan Kenner; 13 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by his sister, Vada Farrer of Rogers, AR, and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Desolina Cassai Elley, 4 sisters and 2 brothers. Funeral service 10 a.m., Friday, May 26. Boies-Ortega Memorial Chapel, 115 E 5th St. Internment, La Veta Cemetery.

Elley, Thomas Lee
Thomas Lee Elley - Huerfano World - May 11, 2000 - Elley dies - Thomas Elley of Walsenburg died in St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo, about 4-30 p.m. May 10, 2000. He had been a driver for the Huerfano World for numerous years before retiring from the State Highway Department. Survivors include his wife, Frances, Walsenburg and four children, Lonnie, Susie Verderaime, Renette Magnino and Tom, all of Pueblo. Funeral service is pending. A full obituary will appear next week. Pueblo Chieftain - May 12, 2000 - Thomas Lee Elley, born in Denver, Colo., on Feb. 28, 1930, passed away May 10, 2000. He grew up in Huerfano County. Preceded in death by his loving parents, Carl and Hazel Elley. In October of 1954 he married Frances E. Wallace and settled in the Walsenburg area. He began his career with the State of Colorado Highway Department in 1955 and retired in 1986 with 30 years of service. He also is a retiree of the United States Air Force Reserves. His passion was his ranch, where he loved tending to his animals. For the past 14 years he worked for the Huerfano World, delivering material weekly to the La Junta printing office for processing. Survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Frances Elley of Walsenburg; and his children, Renette (Dave) Magnino, Lonnie (Rosalie) Elley, Suzanne (Charles) Verderaime and Thomas (Melody) Elley, all of Pueblo; his dear grandchildren, Brock, Bryson and Brierre Magnino, Carl and Loni Marie Elley, Ryan, Matthew and Vincent Verderaime, Olivia and Kiana Elley. Also survived by many other family members and special friends. Viewing, 1 to 6 p.m. today at Romero Chapel in Walsenburg. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2000, at Romero Family Funeral Home, Walsenburg. Officiants, pastor Roy Spannagel and Dean Prophet. He will be laid to rest at La Veta Cemetery, La Veta, Colo. Family and friends to be received at the family home, 911 Kansas, in Walsenburg. Donations may be made to the EMT unit of Huerfano County, E.R. Huerfano Medical Center and ICU of St. Mary-Corwin, Pueblo, in the name of Thomas Lee Elley. Military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Ellickson, Steven Larson Sr.
Steven Larson Ellickson Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - December 27, 2003 - Steven Larson Ellickson Sr., 49 of Centennial, passed away December 23, 2003. Husband of Cathy. Father of Steve Jr., Nik, Max and Ali. Son of Lyle (Bobbi). Brother of Kristen (David) Berns. Son-in-law of Mary Colaiano, and Christy (Gary) Broulette. Also survived by his niece and nephews. Steven was preceded in death by his mother Bette. Memorial service Monday, 11:00 a.m. at Cherry Hills Community Church, 3900 E. Grace Blvd.

Ellidge, E. G.
E. G. Ellidge - Rocky Mountain News - April 18, 1911 - E. G. Ellidge at Pueblo, April 17. Denver Conductor Killed - E. G. Ellidge Dodges Two Trains at Pueblo; Steps Into Third. He is survived by a wife and two children who live in Denver. Mrs. Ellidge came to Pueblo tonight. Ellidge was a Mason and a Woodman of the World.

Elliege, C. G.
C. G. Elliege - Wray Rattler - April 21, 1911 - C. G. Elliege of Denver, a dining car conductor on the Rio Grande, was almost instantly killed in Pueblo by being run down by an engine in the Union depot yards.

Ellifritt, Alberta M.
Alberta M. Ellifritt - Pueblo Chieftain - April 27, 1921 - Alberta M. Ellifritt, the 3-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Ellifritt died at the home of her parents, Meadow Gardens, yesterday afternoon. The funeral arrangements will be announced later by the United Davis-Vories Undertaking Company.

Ellifritt, Harry B.
Harry B. Ellifritt - Pueblo Chieftain - April 30, 1921 - The double funeral of Harry B. Ellifritt and little daughter, Alberta will be held from the United Davis-Vories chapel this afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Mulholland will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn cemetery.

Elliot, Elma L.
Elma L. Elliot - Pueblo Chieftain - March 06, 2004 - Elma L. Elliot, 87, passed away on Wednesday, March 3, 2004. Born on Sept. 19, 1916, in Diamond Springs, Kan. Preceded in death by her husbands, Carl Lautaret and Paul Elliot; and son, Dale Lautaret. Survived by her son, Bill (Betty) Lautaret; grandchildren, April (George) Poerner of Barnegot, N.J., Neil (Christina) Lautaret and Susan (John) Marko, both of Tucson, Ariz., Cheri (Kyle) Roberts of Pueblo, and Cheryl (Preston) Adamson of Canon City, Colo.; and 10 great-grandchildren. Elma spent most of her life in the Pacific Northwest and had a love for wildlife, especially wolves, as well as feeding marshmallows and dog food to raccoons. She enjoyed growing flowers in her garden. She retired from the Boeing Corp. and had a passion for antiquing with her husband, Paul. Elma made many trips to Colorado to spend time with her family. She will be remembered and sadly missed. Private memorial graveside service to be held at a later date. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made, on Elma's behalf, to the Osteoporosis Foundation.

Elliot, Rhea S.
Rhea S. Elliot - Pueblo Chieftain - September 27, 1987 - Rhea S. Elliot, wife of Theodore "Ted" Elliot, passed away Sept. 26, 1987. Mother of Miriam Jo Elliot of St. Augustine, Fla., and William Jack (Iris) Elliot of St. Louis, Mo. Grandmother of Brian and Mark Elliot. Sister of Joe (Pauline) Form and Rose (Abe) Wittel, both of Pueblo. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Elliot was a member of Temple Emanuel, Temple Emanuel Sisterhood, Fidelity No. 144 Order of Eastern Star, Daughters of the Nile, Ladies' Consistory Club and AARP No. 173. Service at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family prefers contributions to the N.F. Research Foundation or the American Cancer Society through the funeral home office. Friends will be received at the family home. The body will lie in state from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Monday and after 8 a.m. Tuesday until service time.

Elliot, Ruth Rebecca
Ruth Rebecca Elliot - Pueblo Chieftain - May 26, 2001 - Ruth Rebecca Elliot, 89, wife of the late Simon Elliot of Pueblo, passed away May 26, 2001. Mrs. Elliot was born in Bangor, Maine, July 24, 1911. She married Simon Elliot in 1933, and resided in Pueblo for 50 years. Simon passed away in 1982. She was a graduate of the University of Colorado and taught elementary school. She was a member of PEO, Temple Emanuel-Pueblo, Temple Aaron-Trinidad, Rotary Auxiliary and Eastern Star. Survivors include daughters, Karen Spalter of Tucson, Ariz., and Judy Riggenbach of Lakewood, Colo.; three grandchildren, Tricia Melnik of Portland, Ore., Gary Spalter of Eugene, Ore., and Greg Spalter of Brea, Calif.; and three great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Ray Bernard of Denver, Colo. Funeral service, noon Tuesday, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home, followed by interment at Roselawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice.

Elliott, Effie M.
Effie M. Elliott - Pueblo Chieftain - April 15, 1987 - Mrs. Effie M. Elliott passed away April 13, 1987. Survived by her daughter, Mrs. Barbara (Warren) Carere, Pueblo; sister, Mrs. Ada Spillman, Kansas; grandchildren, Tom (Pam) Cowen, Kim (Mike) DeRose and Blake Carere; great-grandchildren, Tom (Anette) Cowen II, Cherri (Chuck) Purcell, Jeff (Barbara) Cowen, Clint DeRose, Craig DeRose and Kristen DeRose. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Thomas A. Elliott; daughter, Wilma Cowen; three sisters and one brother. Born Feb. 12, 1900, in Blue Mound, Kan., and had been a longtime Pueblo resident. Member of Pueblo Four Square Church and Cactus Rebekah Lodge 24. She will lie in state at the funeral home from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Private services will be held Thursday morning in the Rouch Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Matias Pacheco Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. The family kindly requests the omission of food. Those who desire may make memorials to the Pueblo Four Square Church through the funeral home office.

Elliott, Jackie M.
Jackie M. Elliott - Pueblo Chieftain - February 5, 1994 - Jackie M. Elliott, passed away Feb. 3, 1994, in Pueblo. She is survived by her daughter, Pam Thurston; brother, Cecil (Elaine) Caldwell; sister, Alma Sigman; sister-in-law, Carla Turner; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three nieces; one nephew; and her dear friends, Annette Johnson and Virginia Wonders. She will lie in state from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 6, 1994, at the mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 7, 1994, in the Davis Memorial Chapel. Cremation will follow in the Davis Crematory.

Elliott, Joe E.
Joe E. Elliott - Pueblo Chieftain - December 28, 1999 - Joe E. Elliott, 92, of Pueblo, formerly of Kim, died Dec. 25, 1999, in Pueblo. Services, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1999, at Peacock Memorial Chapel in La Junta. Interment, 4 p.m. (CST), Richfield Cemetery, Richfield, Kan.

Elliott, Katerine B.
Katerine B. Elliott - Pueblo Chieftain - January 9, 1925 - Katerine B. Elliott, age 36, died at the family home, 1121 South Union, Thursday.

Elliott, Leroy Thomas
Leroy Thomas Elliott - Pueblo Chieftain - April 04, 2003 - Leroy Thomas Elliott, 77, of Pueblo West, went to be with our Lord April 2, 2003. He was born in Hockerville, Okla., June 21, 1925, to Nola and Thomas Elliott. Survived by his wife of 56 years, Patricia Elliott of the family home; daughters, Valarie Elliott, Kiowa, Colo., and Lisa (Richard) Davis, Pueblo, Colo.; sons, Bill Elliott, Ellicott, Colo., and Greg Elliott, Colorado Springs, Colo.; brother-in-law, Paul W. (Jean) Thurman, Modesto, Calif.; and four grandchildren, Keri, Kendra, Kelson and Kaden Davis. Leroy was a World War II veteran serving in the Pacific Theater, and was a C.L.U. for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, retiring in 1983. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 5, 2003, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Jack McAskill officiating.

Elliott, Lindell T.
Lindell T. Elliott - Pueblo Chieftain - September 30, 2006 - Lindell T. Elliott passed away Sept. 27, 2006, in Pueblo. He was born April 25, 1913, in Beulah, one of eight children to Thomas J. and Alvesta Elliott. Lindell was employed at the CF&I Steel Mill for 47 years before his retirement in 1978. He was a member of the Local No. 3267 United Steel Workers and the First Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon, taught Sunday School and served on the board of trustees. Lindell was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Frank, Bruce, Wallace and Christopher; sisters, Lucille, Katherine and Martha. His survivors include his wife of 70 years, Velma; children, Ronald (Connie) Elliott and Martha Nelson; grandchildren, Robin, Kathy, Chad and Todd; great-grandchildren, Tyler, Lindsey, Joe, Jack and Colin. He also is survived by six nieces, Karen Parker, Kay Elliott, Marilyn Moran, Barbara DeLeal, Diana King and Lorraine Williams; three nephews, David Samples, Paul Elliott and Warren Elliott as well as numerous great-nieces and -nephews and other relatives. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 2, 2006, First Baptist Church, Ninth and Grand. Interment will follow in the Imperial Cemetery.

Elliott, Matthew
Matthew Elliott - Huerfano World - August 26, 1993 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1897: Matthew Elliott was killed by lightning en route to work at the new Victor mine at Maitland. 

Elliott, Nixon
Nixon Elliott - Pueblo Chieftain - March 21, 1921 - Death of Nixon Elliott in Pueblo Yesterday. Nixon Elliott, one of the well known business men and old timers of Pueblo, passed to his final rest yesterday, March 20, 1921, at his home at 1125 South Union Avenue, after an illness of some weeks, aged 81 years, one month and nine days. Deceased was born Feb. 11, 1840, at Quincy, Fla., and at the time of the outbreak of the Civil war enlisted in the Confederate army as a captain. By reason of his valor and bravery in the field he was promoted and made a brigadier general in the Confederate Army long before the end of the war. He was an honorary member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, and was held in high esteem by all who were associated with him during the war of the rebellion. In 1867 he became a member of the Masonic fraternity, and later became a member of Mount Olivet Commandery No. 12, Knights Templar, at Wichita, Kas. After coming to Pueblo he was denited (?) to South Pueblo lodge, No. 31, A. F. & A. M. Attracted by the outlook for Pueblo's growth, Mr. Elliott moved to Pueblo with his family in 1891 and embarked in the real estate business, and has practically continued in that business ever since, though in the later years of his life he has not been able to do much active work, but was highly respected and esteemed by his clients and those engaged in a similar line of business in this city, and the announcement of his death will be read with sincere regret by all who knew him. Deceased is survived by his wife, Mrs. Hortense Elliott, and two sons and one daughter, James G. Elliott of 2501 Greenwood street; Nixon Elliott, Jr. of Denver, and Mrs. Josephine Gladney of the family home, and to the bereaved wife and family the sympathy of many friends will be extended. The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 p.m., from the family home at 1125 South Union Avenue. The funeral will be in charge of South Pueblo lodge, No. 31, A. F. & A. M., and the general arrangements will be in charge of the McCarthy –Brown Undertaking Company. Pueblo Chieftain - March 23, 1921 - Nixon Elliott Buried. The funeral of Nixon Elliott was held yesterday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the family home, 1125 South Union Avenue, when friends and business associates attended. Elliott was well known in Pueblo, having had a successful business career during his time here. Reverend J. A. McKee officiated at the ceremony. Mr. Thomas Christian sang, “Jesus, Lover of my Soul,” “Abide With Me,” and “Rock of Ages.” He was accompanied by Mrs. Charles Krebs. A delegation of the United Daughters of the Confederacy attended the services in honor of Elliott's activity during the Civil war. Those from the Pueblo chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy who acted as flower bearers were: Mrs. W. K. Dudley, Mrs. H. P. Vories, Mrs. Earl Brooks, Mrs. J. Rayner and Mrs. W. D. King. At the grave, South Pueblo Lodge No. 31, A. F. and A. M. exemplified their ritualistic services. Pall bearers were M. J. Walsh, R. H. Wartenbee, John J. Pearson, W. E. Fletcher, S. B. Clark and John V. Adams. Burial was in Roselawn in charge of the McCarthy-Brown Undertaking Company.

Elliott, Nixon Cash
Nixon Cash Elliott – San Mateo Times – May 13, 1978 – San Mateo, CA - Funeral services for Nixon Cash Elliott, 91, a former San Mateo real estate broker, will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at the Crosby-N. Gray & Co. mortuary in Burlingame. Elliott died in the The Sequoias in Portola Valley Tuesday. He was a native of Colorado, and had been an engineer for the Kaiser Ship Building Corp. in World War II and a veteran of the Navy in World War I. Surviving are a son, Nixon C. Elliott Jr. of Hillsborough; a daughter, Marion E. Howell of Fort Myers, Fla.; eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. The Rev. Lesley Wilder will officiate at the services. Private interment will be in Skylawn Memorial Park. Contributions to the St. Matthew's Day School in San Mateo are suggested. [Nixon C. Elliott lived in Pueblo from at least 1894 through 1910. His parents continued to live in Pueblo until their deaths in the 1920s and 1930s.]

Elliott, Weiler H.
Weiler H. Elliott – Telluride Daily Journal – August 8, 1902 – Horrible Coal Mine Explosion – Gas and Powder Explode in Mine Number Three at Town of Bowen, Near Trinidad – Thirteen Bodies Recovered – Note: Weiler H. Elliott is listed among the dead of the Bowen Mine disaster, August 7, 1902. Weiler H. Elliott: American, age 27, married. He was a miner for the Union Coal Company; cause of death was an explosion. Source: Denver Public Library, “Colorado Mining Fatalities." See http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/bowen.html for in depth coverage of this disaster. Note: Newspaper articles also list this man as Weiler Elliot.

Ellis, Abraham Reese
Abraham Reese Ellis – Colorado Weekly Chieftain February 7, 1878 – Died in south Pueblo, January 30th, 1878, Abraham Reese, son of Abe R. and Mary A. Ellis, aged one year five months and twelve days. Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – February 7, 1878 – By notice under the proper heading, it will be seen that the family of Mr. Abe R. Ellis has been visited by that dread messenger of death. Their youngest son, namesake of it's father, died Wednesday and was buried Thursday. The Chieftain corps, one and all, extend their heartfelt sympathy to the afflicted family, in this, their hour of trial. Daily Rocky Mountain News - January 31, 1878 - Personal - Ex-Sheriff Ellis returned to Pueblo last evening, having been called home by the death of his youngest child.

Ellis, Anna May
Anna May Ellis - Pueblo Chieftain - August 14, 2005 - Anna May Ellis, 78, passed away Aug. 10, 2005. Survived by her children, Dave (Cheryl) Ellis of Pueblo, Kathy (Bud) Gaines of Denver, Robin (Del) Oliver of Liberal, Kan., and Lorrie (Ray) Ballard of Denver; grandchildren, Derek and Sheena Ellis, Nathan, Cory and Rachel Gaines, Keri Parker, Ryan Oliver, Amy (Todd) Lillard and Dori Ballard; and siblings, Dan (Peggy) Hayes of Colorado Springs, Marion Pendleton of Pueblo, Sharon Dalgleish of Denver and Taurus Lee Hayes. Preceded in death by her husband, Foster "Buck" Ellis on Nov. 14, 1990; siblings, Jim Hayes, Norma Graeme and Don Hayes. Ann was born to James and Willie Hayes on June 22, 1927, in Pueblo. She was an LPN for Dr. Swartz and more recently for Dr. Capek. Ann's family and friends will remember her as being a wonderful caregiver as well as a fabulous cook. She had a feisty personality with a love that was unconditional. Her dog Benji, and her roses were her passion. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, 2005, at First Presbyterian Church, 10th and Court, with the Rev. Dr. Brad Munroe officiating. Those who desire may make memorials to Sangre De Cristo Hospice of Pueblo.

Ellis, Barbara
Barbara Hawkinson Ellis - Pueblo Chieftain - September 02, 2000 - Barbara Hawkinson Ellis, loving sister, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on Aug. 31, 2000, in San Antonio, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Daniel Ellis, in 1968. Born on June 30, 1916, she was the daughter of Amos and Elizabeth Hawkinson and grew up in McPherson, Kan. She graduated from the University of Colorado in 1937 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She married Bob "Pug" Ellis in 1940 and they were married for 46 years. Barbie, or Bobby as her cousins called her, started married life in Denver, but after the war they moved to Pueblo in 1948. In Pueblo, she was active in the Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumna, Service League, and Wednesday Morning Club. She volunteered at the Cooperative Care Center and helped to start the Planned Parenthood Program in Pueblo. She also contributed to the Buell Children's Museum at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center. She was a longtime member of the Ascension Episcopal Church, serving on the alter guild. She moved to San Antonio, Texas, in 1996 to be near one of her daughters, Elizabeth. She is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth and her husband Craig Newhouse, Christina and her husband Rick Galles, and Marianne and her husband David Hanson; eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren; by her sister, Mary Hart, and by numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. She was loved and will always be in our hearts and memories. A memorial service will be held at the Ascension Episcopal Church at 18th and Grand, at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2000. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to The Epilepsy Foundation of Central and South Texas, 10615 Perrin Beitel, Suite 602, San Antonio, Texas 78217.

Ellis, Doris Leona
Doris Leona Ellis - Pueblo Chieftain - August 11, 2002 - Doris Leona Ellis, 73, born June 27, 1929, in Cody, Neb., went to be with our Lord Aug. 9, 2002. Preceded in death by her parents, Leona and Lewis Morton; and her husband, Arthur Ellis. Survived by her children, Blaine (Debbie) Ellis, Cheryl (Wes) Jaynes, Patricia (Glen Johnson) Ellis, Michael (Chantell Steir) Ellis; grandchildren, Jeremy and Lucus DeVries, Ryan, Robert and Kyle Ellis, Derek Jaynes and Mariah Ellis; and great-grandchild, Matthew Ellis. Also survived by sister, Melda (Gene) Miller of Boone, Colo., and by three sisters and one brother of Nebraska, in addition to many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Doris was a wonderful mother who was devoted to her children and family. She had many friends and spent a lot of her later years in dedicated service to her church, Sunset Park Christian Church. She loved to go garage saling on weekends and spending time with her grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all she knew and touched. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Monday at George McCarthy Memorial Chapel. A reception to be announced.

Ellis, Dortha V.
Dortha V. Ellis - Pueblo Chieftain - December 05, 2000 - Dortha V. Ellis, 88, passed away Dec. 2, 2000. Survived by loving sisters, Byrdie T. Carlton and Norma R. Kipp, both of Pueblo; and numerous nieces and nephews. She worked in the missionary field in Papua, New Guinea, for over 20 years. Graveside service, 1 p.m. Wednesday at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Ellis, James
James Henry Ellis - Walsenburg World-Independent - May 31, 1949 - James Ellis, 80, of La Veta died in Walsenburg last Friday. He was born April 3, 1869, in Sedalia, Mo. and had resided in Colorado for 73 years and in La Veta since 1923. Mr. Ellis was state deputy water commissioner for this region. He was a member of the Spanish Peaks grange of La Veta. Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the La Veta Baptist church, with the Rev. J. H. Gerault officiating. Burial was made in the family lot at the La Veta cemetery. Mr. Ellis, well known in southern Colorado is survived by his wife, Mary; three sons, Eugene of Walsenburg, John of La Veta, and Henry of Los Angeles, Calif.; four daughters, Mrs. Julia Pulver of Salida, Mrs. Nancy DeVivier of Englewood, Colo., Mrs. Jessie Baker of Paris, Calif., and Mrs. Effie Hillis of Avendal, Calif.; six grandchildren and by one great-grandchild. All funeral services were under direction of Furphy chapel. Huerfano World - July 10, 2003 - This Week in La Veta History - 1949: Lloyd Booth moved back to La Veta to take the place of water commissioner left vacant by the death of James Ellis and Evan Marker will move to Avondale to take the place of Booth.

Ellis, James Warren
James Warren "Jimmy" Ellis - Huerfano World - October 9, 2003 - This Week in La Veta History - 1941: Died, James Warren "Jimmy" Ellis, son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Ellis of Walsenburg, who was born in South Dakota in 1924. He leaves a sister, Betty Jean, and his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. James H. Ellis of La Veta. [Editor's Note: James Warren Ellis died September 26, 1941. Obituary listed World Independent, September 26, 1941, Page 4.]

Ellis, Joe M. Jr.
Joe M. Ellis Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - December 30, 1998 - Joe M. Ellis Jr., 83, born Dec. 1, 1915, passed away Dec. 27, 1998. Survived by wife, Theresa Ellis- son, Joe M. (Debby) Ellis III, Ron (Jane) Ellis- and daughter, Debby Coats. Also survived by 15 grandchildren- one great-grandchild- brother, George (Petra) Ellis- and sister, Angela (Levi) Montoya. Predeceased by daughter, Dianne Sinks. Funeral service, Wednesday, 10 a.m., Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Viewing, Tuesday, noon to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Ellis, John J.
John J. Ellis - Pueblo Chieftain - April 1978 - John J. Ellis, 135 W. Virginia, La Veta, died April 2, 1978. Survived by wife, Maria; daughter, Mrs. Betty Dennis of La Veta; sisters Mrs. Jack DeViVier of Englewood, Mrs. Julian Pulver of Salida and Mrs. Jessie Baker of Lancaster, Calif.; grandsons, George and Jim Dennis of Pueblo, and two great-grandchildren. Graveside service 11 a.m., Tuesday, La Veta Cemetery, the Rev. Mark Anderson officiating. A memorial fund has been established for the Sangre de Cristo Care Center, Walsenburg. Please omit food and flowers.

Ellis, Julius C.
Julius C. Ellis – Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph – November 26, 1964 – Springs Youth Dies in Crash Near Pueblo – A Colorado Springs youth was killed Wednesday after his car rolled over on Greenhorn Hill, 22 miles south of Pueblo. He was Julius C. Ellis, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Ellis Sr., of 220 S. 10th St. He was born Nov. 6, 1946, in Dodge City, Kan. He was a student at Hardin-Simmons College, Abilene, Tex. Ellis graduated from Palmer High School in June, and was President of Distribution of Education of Palmer High School last year. He was a member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church until September, when he became a member of the University Baptist Church, Abiliene, Tex. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, with the Rev. L. D. Sowder officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Survivors include his father and mother; one sister, Phyllis, Colorado Springs; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Ellis Sr., Mathiston, Miss.; and aunts and uncles. The deaths of two San Luis men Tuesday pushed the Colorado toll of highway fatalities to 513 for the year, already the worst in the state's history. there were 440 fatalities in the same period last year.

Ellis, Lance Alan
Lance Alan Ellis - Pueblo Chieftain - July 22, 2006 - Lance Alan Ellis, 36, passed away July 20, 2006. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jeanne and Stan Ellis, and Zona and Earl Woodward. Lance is survived by his mother, Elaine Starcer; father, Jon Ellis and Suzanne Sindt; special friend, Stella Leyba; aunt, Joan (Pete) Ellis-Smith; uncle, Rex (Sherry) Coday; cousins, Brenda, Devron and Todd Coday, Stanley Smith; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and other relatives and friends. Lance was a lifetime resident of Pueblo. He was a wonderful guitar player. Family and friends are invited to attend a get-together, 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, July 24, 2006, T. G. McCarthy's Colonial Room. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lance's memory to Crossroads through the funeral home office.

Ellis, Mac L.
Mac L. Ellis - Pueblo Chieftain - January 10, 1998 - Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home, Council Bluffs, Iowa - Mac L. Ellis, 73, of Canon City, died Jan. 7, 1998, in Omaha, Neb. Veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy as a pharmacist mate. Former Union Pacific Railroad employee and owned and operated various vending companies in the Colorado area. Member of VFW No. 3421 in Omaha, Neb. and past president of the Lost Cords of Colorado Springs. Survived by wife, Alma L. (Meadows) Ellis, Canon City- four daughters, Dixie Mullins, Peterstown, W.Va., Linda King, Edwards, Colo., Judy Pleas and Toni Christensen, both of Council Bluffs, Iowa- four sons, Alan and Mark Ellis, both of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Michael Mick" Ellis, Blair, Neb., Arlen M. Ellis, Newton, Iowa- brother, Elmo Ellis, Oakland, Iowa- sister, Betty Wolf, Bailey, Colo.- 22 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services, 10:30 a.m. today at the Emanuel Lutheran Church with Rev. Mark Kukkonen officiating.

Ellis, May Dene Elizabeth
May Dene Elizabeth Ellis - Colorado Springs Gazette - March 3, 2002 - "The World is diminished without you in it!" Mae Dene Ellis was born May 10, 1925 to Ira Bentley and Mae Bowman Ellis in Rocky Ford and died of pneumonia January 26, 2002 in Rocky Ford, where she'd moved a month before. Mae Dene's friends and family will miss her indomitable spirit. She endured severe arthritis for years, but maintained her sense of humor, intelligence and interest in community and world events. She also played the piano beautifully for years. Mae Dene graduated from Rocky Ford High School in 1944 and from the University of Colorado in 1948 with a degree in journalism. She worked in California and at Rocky Ford and Pueblo radio stations before moving with her mother to Colorado in the mid 1960's. She did copy writing and secretarial work at KKTV, then served as traffic manager at KVOR radio. Before retiring, Mae Dene worked for Broadcast Computer Services and was part of the team that developed the first computer system for television. Her boss, George Beattie, said "Mae Dene was an excellent employee and a very interesting and wonderful lady." Mae Dene was buried at Hillcrest Cemetery in Rocky Ford on February 1.

Ellis, Patrick H.
Patrick H. Ellis - Pueblo Chieftain - July 09, 2006 - Patrick H. Ellis, 85, passed away July 7, 2006. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, 2006, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel.

Ellis, Robert D.
Robert D. Ellis - Pueblo Chieftain - November 21, 1986 - Robert D. Ellis of 1202 W. 31st St., Nov. 20, 1986. Husband of Barbara H. Ellis and father of Elizabeth (Craig) Newhouse, San Antonio, Texas, Christina (Rick) Galles, Albuquerque, N.M., and Marianne (David) Hanson, Concord, Calif. Survived also by his stepmother, Carrie Scott Ellis, Denver, and eight grandchildren. Born and raised in Denver, Mr. Ellis received his AB and LLB degrees from the University of Colorado and was a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. He practiced law in Denver before coming to Pueblo as manager of KGHF Radio and KKTV Television. He retired as senior vice president of Colorado National Bank and was a member of Ascension Episcopal Church. Former member and director of Pueblo Rotary 43, Pueblo Chamber of Commerce, the Latino Chamber of Commerce and Parkview Episcopal Hospital. He also served as treasurer and vice president of the Pueblo Development Foundation and was an active member of the Water Development Association of Southeastern Colorado. Veteran of service with the U.S. Army Air Corps and the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Service announcements later.

Ellis, Rose Ann
Rose Ann Ellis - Pueblo Chieftain - October 28, 1997 - Rose Ann Ellis, passed away Oct. 27, 1997. Preceded in death by her husband, Bob Ellis, and son, Robert Ellis. Survived by children, Gerard (Robin) Ellis, Yvonne Ellis, Pueblo, Colo. Also survived by sister, Evelyn Webster, Denver, Colo.-grandson, Mathew Ellis, also of California- niece, Mary Garrison, Providence, R.I. Mrs. Ellis retired from Pueblo County where she worked at the courthouse as an assistant for the finance director. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial Mass, Wednesday, 2 p.m., Sacred Heart Cathedral. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the charity of the donor's choice.

Ellis, Ruth Ann
Ruth Ann Ellis - Pueblo Chieftain - October 14, 2001 - Ruth Ann Ellis, 75, passed away Oct. 11, 2001. Survived by her husband, Troy Ellis; children, David (Gail) Ellis of Salida, Colorado, John (Linda) Ellis of Pueblo, Chuck (Denise) Ellis of Brandon, Miss., and Bill (Erika) Ellis of Palm Coast, Fla.; sister, Roberta “Bobbie” Geringer; sisters-in-law, Barbara (Don) Shipler of Silver Cliff, Colo., and Janice Ellis of Canon City, Colo.; grandchildren, Collette, Jason, Jessica, Christie, Riley, Nick, Andrea, Sean and Jordan Ellis; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and a host of neighborhood friends. Preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Frances (née Beauvais) Eberling; sister, Rita Williams; brother, Walt Eberling; and brothers-in-law, Harry Geringer, Harold Williams, Shelby Ellis and Bob Ellis; sister-in-law, RoseAnn Ellis. Ruth was born Jan. 4, 1926, in Denver, Colo., and moved to Pueblo with her family when she was a young child. She was married to Troy for forty-six years. Ruth was a full-time homemaker, raising four boys and was passionate about her gardening. She loved to spend time with family, especially with her sister, Bobbie, her four children and nine grandchildren, niece, Kris (Vick) Medina, and countless other relatives. She was a member of Christ The King Church. There will be no viewing. At her request, cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. An inurnment will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2001, at Mountain View Chapel Mausoleum, 1315 Acero, with the funeral service at 1 p.m. Monday at Montgomery & Steward Chapel, 1317 N. Main, with Rev. Father Ron Roche officiating. The family will receive friends at 14 Deer Run Court, following the funeral service. Those who desire may make memorials to American Heart Association, through the funeral home.

Ellis, Theresa
Theresa Ellis - Pueblo Chieftain - January 03, 2002 - Age 82, of Pueblo passed away Dec. 30, 2001. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Joe M. Ellis Jr. Survived by one brother; two sisters; one daughter; four stepchildren; 19 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Theresa was an avid fisherman and she also enjoyed singing. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to service time Friday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Ellis, Troy
Troy Ellis - Pueblo Chieftain - March 02, 2003 -Troy Ellis, 73, passed away Feb. 13, 2003. Private inurnment, Mountain View Chapel Mausoleum.

Ellis, William A.
William A. Ellis - Yampa Leader - January 23, 1904 - William A. Ellis, formerly night captain at the Canon City penitentiary, under Governor James B. Orman's administration and recently a member of the fire department at Pueblo, committed suicide by taking carbolic acid at Denver rooming house on the 14th inst.

Ellison, Vernon Charles Jr.
Vernon Charles "Chuck" Ellison Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - January 14, 2003 - Vernon Charles "Chuck" Ellison Jr., 54, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 12, 2003. Survived by his sons, Shane and Joshua Ellison; father, Vernon Charles Ellison Sr., of Ben Wheeler, Texas; sister, Patricia (Gene) Williams of Mabank, Texas; stepmother, Edith Ellison; mother of his children, Shirley Stice; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; two stepbrothers, and one stepsister. Preceded in death by his mother, Lucille; infant son, Casey Wade; and one infant sister. Chuck retired from the U.S. Army having served in Germany and Vietnam. He was wounded in Vietnam in March of 1971 and confined to a wheel chair for the remainder of his life. Chuck received numerous medals, awards and commendations. His sons were the joy of his life. He was a strong and courageous man. He fought a good fight and finished well. Viewing, 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Ellithorpe, James Leon
James Leon Ellithorpe - Pueblo Chieftain - July 27, 1999 - James Leon Ellithorpe, died at his home July 21, 1999. Jim was born Aug. 1,1946, in Monte Vista to Dorothy and Bill Ellithorpe. He lived most of his life in the Monte Vista area. Jim worked as a counsel with disturbed adolescents at Fort Logan upon graduation from Otero Junior College in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He also worked in counseling at the Mental Health Center in Monte Vista and as a group home counselor at Blue Peaks. He was later engaged in farming and ranching. Jim also served as a foster parent. Jim was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Ellithorpe. He is survived by his father, Bill Ellithorpe- and by the following brothers and sisters: Kennie Ann Still, Rick Ellithorpe, Laurie McClung and Kathy Bradshaw. He is also survived by the following foster children: Tom Brann of La Junta, Chris Anders of Arizona. A will be held at Ed. Sharp Memorial Chapel at Strohmayer's Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 28, 1999, at 2 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Monte Vista Cemetery Chapel restoration fund at 835 First Ave., Monte Vista, Colo., 81144.

Ellsworth, Dorothy Marie
Dorothy Marie Ellsworth - Pueblo Chieftain - May 11, 2000 - Dorothy Marie Ellsworth, 84, of Walsenburg, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000. Survived by her children, Dorothy Gibney, Wichita, Kan., Carolyn A. Ellsworth, Walsenburg, Mary J. Scranton, Henderson, Nev., Roy P. Ellsworth, Pueblo. Services, 3 p.m. Friday, United Church of Walsenburg. Interment, La Veta Cemetery. Huerfano World - May 18, 2000 - Dorothy Marie Ellsworth, 84, Walsenburg, died May 9, 2000 at her home, following a lengthy illness. Born Nov. 1, 1915 in Mulvane, KS, to the late Arthur and Ida Monroe Brooks, she married James C. Ellsworth Sept. 6, 1932 in Wichita, KS. Mrs. Ellsworth published a book through the National Poets Society, which earned her honorable mention and was an avid poet, painter and doll collector. She was a member of the United Church of Walsenburg and the La Veta Doll Collectors. Survivors include her children, Dorothy Gibney, Wichita, Carolyn Ellsworth, Walsenburg, Mary J. Scranton, Henderson, NV, and Roy P. Ellsworth, Pueblo; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral service was from United Methodist Church in Walsenburg. Burial was in La Veta Cemetery.

Ellsworth, Ira Byron
I. Byron Ellsworth - Pueblo Chieftain - September 8, 1938 - I. Byron Ellsworth, Ex-Postman, Expires - I. Byron Ellsworh, 69, retired post office employee and resident of Pueblo for 34 years, died Wednesday [9-7-1938] at his home, 1236 East Orman Avenue. He was an active member of the Northern Avenue Methodist Church and was serving as treasurer of the church at the time of his death. Mr. Ellsworth worked for the post office department in Chicago before coming to Pueblo in 1904 and was a mail carrier here until he was retired from the service in 1934. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Millie M. Ellsworth of the family home, three children, Mrs. Roy Rush, Mrs. Wallace Elliott and Robert Ellsworth, all of Pueblo; two sisters. Mrs. J.B. Salard, Pontiac, Mich., and Mrs. Emma Watson, La Junta, and six grandchildren. Funeral announcements will be made later. Pueblo Chieftain - September 9, 1938 - Funeral Saturday For I. B. Ellsworth - Rev. A.E. Plumer, pastor of the Northern Avenue Baptist church, will conduct funeral services to I. Byron Ellsworth at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Davis mortuary chapel. The Postal Workers and their auxiliary are requested to attend the services in a body and the postal employees will conduct their burial ceremony both at the chapel and at the grave side in Mountain View cemetery. Ellsworth was a retired postal employee. Mrs. Mabel Johnson, Mrs. Marguerite Maxwell, George Treese and George Litz will sing "Under His Wing", and Mrs. William H. Bennett will sing a solo "In The Garden". Mrs. Lulu Jones will accompany at the organ. Pallbearers will be J.T. Bruce, C.J. Sutter, Harold Harris, S.A. Miles, H.A. Mayer and B.F. Mitchell. Pueblo Chieftain - September 9, 1938 - Davis Mortuary - I. Byron Ellsworth, services at 2 p.m. Saturday, Davis Mortuary Chapel. The Postal Workers and the Postal Workers Auxiliary are requested to attend the services in a body and the Postal Employee will conduct their burial ceremony at both the chapel and grave side.

Ellsworth, Nellie C.
Nellie C. Ellsworth - Pueblo Chieftain - June 12, 1999 - Nellie C. Ellsworth, passed away June 10, 1999 . Born Jan. 23, 1916, in Pueblo. Preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Nora Green- brother, Loren Green-sisters, Helen Green and Micki Stines- her husband of 52 years, Harry Ellsworth- and daughter, Margaret Lynn. Survived by three grandchildren, Pamela Houston, Fowler, Cheryl (Robert) Vasquez, Oregon, and Randy (Cheryl)Milner, Colorado Springs. Also survived by her great-grandchildren, Robert and Danny Houston, Fowler, Mike, David and Bobby Vasquez, Oregon, Tammy Milner, Montana- and great-great-grandchild, Kodiak. Nellie was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family. Viewing to begin Sunday at noon. Funeral service, Wednesday, 10 a.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery.

Ellsworth, Viola M.
Viola M. Ellsworth - Pueblo Chieftain - January 28, 2006 - Viola M. Ellsworth passed away Jan. 25, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd A. Ellsworth; and three children, LouAnn Roark, Warren Ellsworth, Joyce Dunsworth; and by her granddaughter, Kim Cotton. She is survived by her son, William Ellsworth; grandchildren, Kevin (Julie) Roark, Brian Roark, Melissa (Greg) White, Cory (Angelica) Ellsworth, Marie (Aaron) Valtakis, and Jason Ellsworth. She also is survived by several great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Viola was a longtime member of Prairie Avenue Baptist Church. Visitation, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Ellyas, Carl Joseph
Carl Joseph Ellyas - Colorado Springs Gazette - June 4, 2003 - Carl Joseph Ellyas died of lung cancer on May 30, 2003. Carl was born September 3, 1935 in Canon City, CO, to Louis and Hazel Ellyas. He graduated from Central High School in Pueblo, CO, in 1954, and from Colorado State University in 1958. Although he majored in forestry and had a desire to teach, he ended up spending his working career in the business world. He worked for Rainbow Bakery before joining Home Lighting Company, Inc. of Colorado Springs in 1972. In 1986 he became part owner and Vice President of Home Lighting, Inc., where he worked until retirement in 1997. He is survived by his wife, Edith Yascoviak, whom he met while working at the Bakery. They were married in 1965. Carl was an accomplished artist. He loved the outdoors and painting various pastoral scenes. His favorite pass-time was fly fishing the streams and lakes of Colorado. He was a clear thinking man of great patience and utmost integrity - a gentleman in every respect. His business savvy and subtle sense of humor were greatly appreciated and will truly be missed. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. If desired, donations may be sent to Silver Key.

Elmire, Charles S.
Chas. S. Elmire - Walsenburg World - April 14, 1922 - Comrade Elmire was born at Gardner and was reared to manhood at that place. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Elmire, Sr., now living at Redwing. He left Walsenburg in April of 1918, and was inducted into the service at Camp Funston, Kansas. He was there only a few months when he was sent overseas with his outfit. He was a member of Co. F. 355th Infantry. Very soon after reaching France he was promoted to Corporal in his Company and was in action. He was wounded in the Argonne Forrest drive and succumbed from these injuries on his 24th birthday, November 28th, 1918. He was a brave soldier who served his country in the time of need and gave his life to uphold the principles of American freedom. He is survived by his parents, one brother, Geo. Elmire Jr., of Del Carbon, three sisters, Mrs. Katherine Martin of Redwing, Mrs. Margaret Sutton of Hesperus, Colo., Mrs. Gertrude Lago of Denver, and Mrs. Alice England of Gardner, also Mrs. W.A. Rahn of Walsenburg, is an aunt of his. Walsenburg World - April 14, 1922 - Heroes Bodies are Returned From France - The bodies of Anastacio Trujillo and Chas. S. Elmire of Gardner arrived in the city last evening (Wednesday) and Military services will be held for them by the American Legion. The funeral of Comrade Anastacio Trujillo will be held from the court house and the Catholic church at 2 p.m. Saturday and interment will be in the Catholic church. Services for Comrade Elmire will be held from the court house at 12:30 p.m. Sunday and the body will be taken to Gardner where services will be held and interment will be in the Garden cemetery. The bodies will lie in state at the court house Saturday a.m. from 10 a.m. to 1:30 and the Elmire body will remain in state until Sunday at 12:30. These two bodies just about complete the list of those bodies of our comrades who are to be brought back from France and it is very fitting that all ex-service men and friends of those boys to turn out to pay our last respects to their memories. The Legion Post here has received word that the body of John Vigil of La Veta is to be in very shortly. It may be here any day.

Elms, Charles Leroy
Charles Leroy Elms - Colorado Springs Gazette - March 11, 2007 - Charles Leroy Elms went quietly and peacefully to be with our Lord in the early morning hours of March 6, after a lengthy illness. At his side was his loving wife and life partner, Lynn. Since 1989, Charlie demonstrated a strong, quiet strength and commitment in his fight with cancer and despite four bouts, cancer did not win. He was completely cancer free when he went into the Lord's arms. Charlie and about thirty of his family and best friends had just celebrated his 69th birthday in February. Charlie was a quiet, gentle man. He was an artist with the camera, and spent his entire career as a photographer. For many years Charlie was Chief of Photography at the U.S. Air Force Academy. While at the Academy, he had a great time traveling to many places to photograph everyone and everything from sports events to dignitaries to presidents. (He also enjoyed the notion of flying to some far-flung location for lunch and returning home later in the day.) One of the earliest and proudest memories of his career was the opportunity to photograph aspects of the Apollo Space Program in California. Throughout the years, many of Charlie's outstanding photographs have been selected as presentation pieces. Charles and his sisters, Margaret and Marilyn, grew up on Sunny Hills Ranch in Fullerton, California. As a young teenager, the family moved to Brawley, in the Imperial Valley. He began his career at the age of 13, when he talked Lou Gesler, Brawley photographer, into letting him sweep the studio floor. He graduated from Brawley High, class of 1957. Instead of taking a date to the proms, he took his camera. Following high school, Charlie served in the U.S. Army for several years as a photographer and was stationed in Germany, which he loved. After the Army, he returned to the Imperial Valley and lived there until he and his first wife, Wilma, and daughter Cheryl moved to San Diego, where his twin sons, Ron and Aaron, were born. Charlie began working for the government in El Centro, California, and later transferred to San Diego, where he worked for the Department of the Navy for eighteen years. While living in San Diego, he especially enjoyed time with his family, remodeling his home and playing volleyball on the beach with friends. Charlie and Lynn met in San Diego and were married there in 1982. The following year they moved to Colorado Springs for his new assignment at the Academy, and Ron and Aaron joined them soon after. He and Lynn recently bought a home in Monument, where Lynn still resides. He loved the pond in their backyard, and spent time sitting beside it almost every day last summer. This is where the celebration of Charlie's life will be held in the spring, as was his wish. The date will be announced when arrangements are completed, and all are invited to join in remembering him. Charlie agreed that waiting until spring was a good idea, since the backyard is now full of snow and the pond is icy, and the thought of having folks mush through the snow to sit around an icy pond wasn't very appealing. After his retirement from Civil Service, the focus (no pun intended) of his photography changed to family pictures and weddings. His home is filled with pictures of his 13 grandchildren and one great-grandson as well as their parents. He was especially fond of pictures he'd taken of his daughter, Cheryl, and her beautiful smile. There aren't many pictures of Lynn, as she was usually busy rearranging people for group pictures and making suggestions for poses. In this, as in many other aspects of their life, Charlie and Lynn were a great team. Charlie and Lynn were married for almost 25 years, which was significantly longer than either initially expected. They were a truly blended family. During elections, the Republican sign was in the right side of the front yard and the Democrat sign was on the left. Charlie was always known for being early and Lynn was notorious for being late. Occasionally, she would say, "Look, Charlie, we're going to be on time!" To which Charlie would respond, with his usual dry sense of humor, "We're not there yet." Among other traits, Aaron and Ron have inherited their father's timeliness. One of the highlights of Charlie's later years was the morning coffee bunch at Serrano's in Monument. He frequently took his grandchildren, who have happy memories of time with Grandpa. Even after he was unable to drive, his friends came to take him to coffee many mornings. In addition to his wife Lynn, Charlie is survived by his children, Cheryl Yoder and husband Alex, Ron Elms, Aaron Elms and wife Angel, his mother Allene Mulligan, sister Marilyn Boone and brother-in-law Harvey, sister Margaret Doty, nephew Dennis Doty, niece, Debra Burns and grand-nieces Alyssa and Taylor Burns, "adopted" sons-in-law Jon and Johnnie and former daughter-in-law, Mica; grandchildren Kristina, Nicole, Samantha, Jessicah, Joshua, Myrissa, Sinnthya, Jesse, Adam, Anna, Mary Jo, Alannah, and Ashley; niece Debra Burns and nephew Dennis Doty; brother-and-sister-in law Lee and Valarie Hoppin, niece Miranda and nephew Evan Hoppin. His great-grandson, Haven B. Charlie Elms, was born on Charlie's 68th birthday. His passing was preceded by his father, Herman Elms and his stepfather Tom Mulligan. Charlie and Lynn are grateful for the years of caring and support from family and friends. The list is endless, but special mention go to his best friend Bill Petty, Kris Fitzsimmons, Kathy Forman, Carol Waltman, Jeannie and Al Larkin, Armin and Nancy Sommer, Gil and Phyllis Moore and Bob Smith. For many years Charlie appreciated very special friendships with Phyllis Carmichael, Annikki Hakala, Mi-Lou Trask, Kris Rohren and Cathy and Nick Schoeder. We are also especially grateful for the outstanding care provided by Drs. Paul Anderson and Matthew Logsdon at RMCC, Dr. Dennis Schneider, Dr. Jack Adams, Dr. Joel Ernster, Dr. Gil Porat, Dr. Pierre Anctil and Dr. Bob Munson. Thank you also to Carla Ryan, RN and Darlene (Perki) Meyerson, CNA, and especially, to Jennifer Gail Adams, our caregiver, for her love and friendship this past year. Charlie and his family also received outstanding care from the staff of Evercare Hospice during his last weeks. Charlie's wish is that, in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to Rocky Mountain Cancer Center at 3057 N. Circle, Colorado Springs, Co, 80909.

Elrod, Marlene R.
Marlene R. Elrod - Rocky Mountain News - June 03, 1993 - Marlene R. Elrod, 71, of Commerce City died May 27 in North Suburban Medical Center. Mrs. Elrod was born in Filer, Idaho. She was a bartender. Survivors include one son, Cliff of Longmont; two daughters, Arlene Richmond of Commerce City and Dorothy Parsons of Eckley; one sister, Laura Smith of Fort Lupton; one brother, Don Collings of Walsenburg; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Elwell, Marian L.
Marian Lois Elwell - Pueblo Chieftain - March 27, 2002 - Marian Lois Elwell, 88, passed away March 25, 2002, in Pueblo after a brief illness. She was born Marian Lois Wright on March 19, 1914, in Florence, Colo. She married Joseph C. Elwell on May 8, 1932, in Avondale. Joe and Marian moved to Rye in 1936, where they were dairy farmers for more than 20 years. Mr. Elwell died on June 14, 1957, but Marian remained on the farm until a fire destroyed her home in 1966. Marian was a loving wife and mother, a civic leader and community activist in Rye for more than 60 years. She was committed to the development of young people, serving as a 4-H leader in Pueblo County for more than 30 years, and received the Outstanding 4-H Leader in Colorado Award. She was a member of the Rye Home Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and member of the church choir. She was a founder of the Rye Chautauqua, a weekly entertainment program, a member of Connie's Kitchen Band and the Rye Women's Club. She also served as an election judge for many years. Besides her husband, she is preceded in death by twin daughters, Enid and Edith; her parents, John and Ethel Wright; brothers, Harold and Charles Wright and Ralph Briar. Her survivors include one son, John (Lois) Elwell of California; four daughters, Anita (Ernest) Trusty and Jody (Buck) Griffin, both of Rye, Judy Berglund of Minnesota and Sara Carpenter of Pueblo; three brothers, Norman (Doris) Wright of Ignacio, Kenneth (Evelyn) Briar, George (Mary) Briar of Oregon; three sisters, Maxine (Ed) Kolz of Montrose, Eleanor Medill of Pueblo, Nell (Lloyd) Clark of Pagosa Springs; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and hundreds of friends. Visitation will be at the mortuary from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2002, in the Rye Home Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the Brookside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the Rye Home Methodist Church, the Rye Volunteer Fire Dept. or to the Pueblo County 4-H Foundation.

Elwin, George
George Elwin – Durango Democrat – July 1, 1902 – Right to Picket – Will Be Tested in Pueblo – Funeral of Elwin to Be Largely Attended – Pueblo, Colo., June 30 – The funeral of George Elwin, the Cooks and Waiters' union picket, who was shot and killed in front of the Riverside restaurant Thursday morning by Jacob Dodgson, was held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon. The members of sixty-five labor organizations in Pueblo, together with from two to three hundred unionists from Cripple Creek, Victor, Denver, Colorado Springs and coal camps in that vicinity, will attend. There is much indignation among the laboring men over the killing and the authorities, fearing trouble, have ordered a large number of extra policemen on duty. Rifle Reveille - July 11, 1902 - The coroner's jury at Pueblo in the case of the death of George Elwin returned a verdict as follows: "We, the jury, find that the said George Elwin came to his death by a gunshot wound at the hands of one Jacob Dodgson, with felonious intent to-wit: Being continually harassed and aggravated by the said George Elwin and others picketing before his (Dodgson's) place of business, he did, under great excitement and mental strain, and through fear of bodily harm, commit such act. We further deplore the existing state of affairs, wherein citizens are refused protection in the pursuit of legitimate business, by the police force of the city."

Ely, Evelyn S.
Evelyn S. Ely - Pueblo Chieftain - November 26, 2002 - Evelyn S. Ely, 96, of Beulah, Colo., passed away on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002. She was preceded in death by her husband, George N. Ely; and parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Schmidt. Evelyn was born on Oct. 10, 1906, in Pueblo, where her father was a builder and contractor throughout her youth. She graduated from Central High School in 1923 and also was a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado in 1927. Evelyn married George N. Ely in 1933 and taught high school for five years in Wellington, Colo. During this time George acquired his degree to become an oil geologist. Over the years they lived in several different locations until their retirement to Beulah, Colo. Evelyn also was a professional at book reviewing for the AAUW, and organized the Beulah Historical Society. A special time to remember this extraordinary lady will be set aside for friends to reminisce on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, from 2 to 3 p.m., at the funeral home. Thanks to the staff at Life Care Nursing Home and a special thank you to Teddi for all her love and care of Evelyn during her residence there.

Ely, Robert E.
Robert E. " Bob" Ely - Pueblo Chieftain - March 27, 2004 - Robert E. " Bob" Ely, 88, passed away March 24, 2004. Survived by his wife, Lorraine Ely; children, Suzanne (John) Hart, Atlanta, Ga., John (Barb) Ely, Omaha, Neb., and Joyce (Jim) Calhoun, Pueblo West; grandchildren, Kirk and Stephanie Hart, Susan and Nicholas Ely, Kelli and Morgan Calhoun; and great-grandchildren, Francesca and Hannah Hart. Robert was born Aug. 30, 1915, in Webster City, Iowa. He served in the U.S. Air Force during WWII and retired from the Kirsch Company as a sales representative. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Monday, March 29, 2004, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Fr. Ephraim Radner officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association through the funeral home.

Elze, Arnold
Arnold Elze - Pueblo Chieftain - January 1930 - Arnold Elze, age 16 years, passed away at the family home in Blende Friday evening, January 17.  He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Elze; two brothers, Ellis, and Madison Elze, all residing at home; grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Elze of Westcliffe; grandmother, Mrs. Mary Hall, of Kansas.  Arnold was a member of the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church.  Funeral Services will take place at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon, Jan. 20th from the Chapel of the Davis Mortuary.  [Arnold Jr.'s burial site is 68 153 1.  Buried at Roselawn Cemetery.]

Elze, Arnold H.
Arnold H. Elze - Pueblo Star Journal, March 28, 1977 - Arnold H. Elze passed away March 26, 1977, in a local nursing home. Survived by his son, Ellis Elze of Albuquerque, NM, three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, three brothers, three sisters and two daughters-in-law, Dorothy Elze, 2210 St. Clair, where the family may be contacted, and Mrs. Ellis Elze of Albuquerque, NM.  He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.  Mr. Elze was born Jan. 21, 1889 in Westcliffe, Custer County, Colorado and had been a Pueblo resident for 50 years.  He was a retired steelworker. Services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 701 W. Evans, with the Rev. Roland J. Rauber officiating.  Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lutheran Hour through the Trinity Lutheran Church. Pueblo Star Journal - March 28, 1977 - Arnold H. Elze passed away March 26, 1977, in a local nursing home. Survived by his son, Ellis Elze of Albuquerque, NM, three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, three brothers, three sisters and two daughters-in-law, Dorothy Elze, 2210 St. Clair, where the family may be contacted, and Mrs. Ellis Elze of Albuquerque, NM. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Mr. Elze was born Jan. 21, 1889 in Westcliffe, Custer County, Colorado and had been a Pueblo resident for 50 years. He was a retired steelworker. Services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 701 W. Evans, with the Rev. Roland J. Rauber officiating. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lutheran Hour through the Trinity Lutheran Church. [Submitter's note: buried at Roselawn Cemetery (Block 8, Lot 153, space 3) 1706 Roselawn Road, Pueblo, Colorado, 81006-1614.] Looking for ancestors and descendants of Arnold Henry Elze born 1/23/1889 in Westcliffe, Custer County, Colorado, and died 3/26/1977 in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado. Arnold's parents were Robert C. Elze born 4/29/1858 in Tauchhaus, Germany and died 8/18/1951 in Westcliffe, Colorado. Martha Louise Ograske/O'Groske/O'Groeske born on 12/10/1862 in Peoria, Illinois and died on 3/23/1950 in Westcliffe, Colorado. Arnold had 9 brothers and sisters. 1. Robert Carl Elze; 2. Christana Susanna Elze; 3. Otto Fredrick Elze; 4. Charley Carl Elze; 5. Selma Alma Fredericka Elze; 6. Bertha Martha Elze; 7. Lena Johanna Elze; 8. Gottlieb Fritz Elze; 9. Fritz Albert Elze. If anyone knows any information and would like to share, please contact Hennye@aol.com I am currently working on an Elze Family Tree. Arnold Elze was my great uncle. Thanks, Henny Elze

Elze, Christine Elizabeth
Mrs. Christine Elizabeth (Leavitt) Elze - Pueblo Chieftain - May 13, 1964 - Mrs. Christine Elizabeth (Leavitt) Elze, 2924 Colfax, passed away at a local hospital late Monday.  She was the wife of Leo O. Elze and the mother of Nancy, Molly and Luther Elze, all of the family home, also Leo Elze Jr., Denver.  The sister of Luther Leavitt, Cleveland, Ohio; Mrs. Nancy Olsen, Carmel Valley, Calif.; Dana Leavitt, Moraga, Calif.; Alan Leavitt, Palo Alto, Calif.; and the step-daughter of Margaret Leavitt, Wells, Maine.  Mrs. Elze was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and had been a resident of Pueblo for the past 25 years.  Memorial services 11 a.m. Thursday, Trinity Lutheran Church.  Please omit flowers. [Buried at Imperial Memorial Gardens, Pueblo, Colorado, Hillcrest section, Lot #536, #1.]

Elze, Gladys Amalia Martha
Gladys Amalia Martha Elze - Pueblo Chieftain - January 26, 1988 - Gladys Elze of Westcliffe died Jan. 24, 1988 in Florence.  She was born Aug. 20, 1913 in Westcliffe to Otto F. and Laura A. (Eickleman) Elze.  She was 74 years old.  Mrs. Elze was a member of St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Colorado Springs.  She was born, raised and educated in Westcliffe, and loved to help people. Miss Elze is survived by a sister; Alma Lange of Westcliffe and nieces, nephews and cousins, aunts and uncle.  She was preceded in death by a brother: Leo Elze. Local cremation through Holt and Dixon Crematory.  Memorial services to be set at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Andrews Lutheran Church for Dream Weavers through the mortuary office.  Buried at Mt. View Cemetery, Pueblo, CO.

Elze, Gottlieb F.
Gottlieb F. Elze - Wet Mountain Tribune - June 9, 1977 - Westcliffe, Custer County, Colorado - Funeral services were held June 6 for Gottlieb F. Elze late of 24 Bonneymede, Apt. 230, Pueblo, Colorado.  He died June 2 at the Colorado State Veterans home at Florence.  He was 78. Services were held at the Valhalla Comer Garden Chapel with the Rev. Roland J. Rauber officiating.  Elze was born April 11, 1899 on his parents' ranch six miles southwest of Pueblo and attended local schools before entering the service.  He served with the United States Army during World War I.  Upon his completion with the armed forces, he farmed a few years in Custer County prior to moving to Pueblo in 1947. Elze was a retired Pueblo Army Depot employee and a member of Steel City Disabled American Veterans Post No. 39, Pueblo.  He was one of the first residents at the Veterans Home in Florence.  He is survived by his widow, the former Loyola Mascarenas and two brothers, Otto Elze and Arnold Elze, and a sister, Selma Lensch, all of Westcliffe.  Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.  Burial was at Memorial Gardens at Pueblo with flag folding ceremonies.

Elze, Janet Merry
Janet Merry Elze - Pueblo Chieftain - July 10, 1946 - Janet Merry Elze of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Tuesday, July 9.  Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo O. Elze and sister of Nancy Amalia and Leo O. Elze Jr. all of the family home, 2924 Colfax Avenue; granddaughter of Mrs. and Mrs. Otto Elze, Westcliffe, Colo.; and Mrs. and Mrs. L.C. Leavitt, Framingham, Mass. Davis Mortuary - Broadway at Evans Avenue. [Submitter's note: According to her brother Leo Elze Jr., Janet Merry died during surgery to repair a cleft pallet. Buried in Mt. View Cemetery, Pueblo, CO, Site 3, #135.]

Elze, Loyola M.
Loyola M. “Grandma Lola” Elze - Pueblo Chieftain - March 24, 2005 - Loyola M. “Grandma Lola” Elze passed away March 22, 2005. She is preceded in death by her husband, Gottlieb Elze; second husband, Joseph T. Kuehn. Survived by adopted children, Debbie and Dennis Flores; and niece, Dorothy Grace Elze. She loved going to Cripple Creek for many years. She worked until she was 89 years old and loved to spend her money on others. “God Bless You,” was her favorite saying. She loved life and lived it to the fullest. She will be missed by everyone who knew her. Viewing, 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 25, at the funeral home. Rosary, 9 a.m. Tuesday, with funeral Mass to follow at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers and food, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home.

Elze, Pearl E.
Mrs. Pearl E. Elze - Pueblo Chieftain - January 1, 1941 - Mrs. Pearl E. Elze at hospital Tuesday, Dec. 31.  Wife of Arnold H. Elze of the family home, 2308 East Routt Avenue; mother of Madison and Ellis Elze both of Pueblo; sis of Mrs. Annie Ryan, Lodge Grass, Mont; C. R. Hall, Silt, Colorado, and Frank L. Hall, Sheridan, Wyo. Grandmother of Kaylen M. Elze, Pueblo.  Member of the Christian Science church.  Services 1:30 pm Thursday, Davis Mortuary chapel.  To Roselawn Cemetery.  [Submitter's note: Buried 1/2/1941, site 68, 153 4. Published in the Star Journal and Pueblo Chieftain, Wednesday, January 1, 1941, Section 1, Page 11, Column 3. Davis Mortuary, Masonic Temple, Broadway at Evans Avenue.]

Elze, Pearl E.
Mrs. Pearl E. Elze - Pueblo Chieftain - January 12, 1941 - Mrs. Pearl E. Elze, services 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Davis mortuary chapel. Mrs. Harriet D. Lamb will read the Christian Science service. To Roselawn.



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