The Tri-County Obituary Project

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

The Tri-County Obituary Project Coordinator is Louise Adams .
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Emberton, William T.
William T. Emberton - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - May 25, 1923 - Aguilar - No trace of William T. Emberton, president of the First State Bank of Aguilar, who has been missing since April 4, has been found and the probe regarding his whereabouts is practically at a standstill.

Emberty, Robert H.
Robert H. Emberty - Pueblo Chieftain - October 24, 1999 - Robert H. Emberty, 76, passed away Oct. 21, 1999. Masonic funeral services, 11 a.m. Monday at the Peacock Funeral Home. Visitation, 1 until 4 p.m. today and until service time Monday at the funeral home. Graveside Masonic services will be held at the Masonic Cemetery in Wilburton, Okla., on Wednesday.

Embleton, James Smith
James Smith Embleton - Pueblo Chieftain - July 21, 2004 - James Smith Embleton, 81, passed away July 20, 2004. Born Nov. 5, 1922, in Rockville, Colo., to Thomas and Sarah Embleton who preceded him in death, along with his wife, Margaret; and brothers, Robert, John, George and Tom. Survived by sister, Sarah (Bob) Redding; sister-in-law, Ruth Embleton; niece, Barbara (Lonnie) Meeks; nephews, Tommy Jay Embleton, George (Lorrie) Embleton; special caregivers, James and Mary Alber; and numerous nieces and nephews. Jim served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He received the Silver Star, Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. Jim retired from CF&I in 1985. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. A special thanks to hospice nurse, Lori, and Sangre de Cristo Hospice. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Thursday, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home office.

Embleton, Margaret D.
Margaret D. (Girski) Embleton - Pueblo Chieftain - October 27, 2003 - Margaret D. (Girski) Embleton, 86, born Sept. 21, 1916, passed away Oct. 25, 2003. Survived by her husband, James Embleton; children, Gene (Norma) Carpio, Pueblo; Robert (Cheri) Carpio, Florida; John (Rebecca) Carpio, Pueblo and Rose Marie (Bob) Kaiser, New Mexico. She is also survived by grandchildren, Deborah Sandoval, Pueblo; Rich Carpio, Pueblo; Robert Carpio Jr., Florida; Abby Carpio, Shannon Carpio and Nicole Carpio, Pueblo; eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by parents, John and Josephine Girski. Margaret was a member of the Order of Eastern Star White Shrine, Pueblo Aerie No. 145 F.O.E. Ladies Auxiliary, SRDA Care and Share and the Veteran's Auxiliary. At her request, cremation. Graveside inurnment, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Embree, Martha A.
Martha A. Embree - Pueblo Chieftain - June 11, 1922 - The funeral of Martha Anna Embree (nee Bell) took place Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the United Davis-Vories chapel. Rev. Wm. B. Kirby conducted the services, Mrs. S.C. Ainley and Mrs. E.R. Owens accompanied by Mrs. Orval Wilson sang “Come, Ye Disconsolate,” “Face to Face” and “Rock of Ages”. The pall bearers were Clarence Embree, George Embree, Harold Poor, Earl Culvertson [Culbertson], Boone Dairs [Davis], and Chas. Hughes. Interment was made in Roselawn cemetery.

Embry, Herbert Neal
Herbert Neal Embry - Pueblo Chieftain - September 16, 1987 - Herbert Neal Embry, 64, passed away Sept. 10, 1987, at the VA Medical Center in Grand Junction. Mr. Embry is survived by his children, David Embry, Diane Embry, Janet Embry, all of Pueblo, Mrs. Janice Cox of Howard, Colo.; two stepdaughters, Mary Ann Massy, Patty Carpenter, and one stepson, Ronnie Carpenter, all of Pueblo. He also is survived by one grandchild and brother; Jess Embry of Lexington, Okla. Mr. Embry was born on Aug. 24, 1923, in Lexington, Okla. He served in the U.S. Navy in WW II and the Korean War. He was later employed at CF&I as a guard for 30 years until retirement in 1983. He attended Assembly of God Church. Visitation from 4 until 8 p.m. today at Imperial Funeral Home. Service at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, 1987, at Imperial Chapel, with David Goerzen officiating. Interment, Last Supper, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Fort Carson will perform graveside rites.

Emch, Lawrence E.
Lawrence “Larry” E. Emch - Pueblo Chieftain - August 08, 2005 - Lawrence “Larry” E. Emch, age 63, of Pueblo, departed this life on Aug. 6, 2005 in Pueblo, Colo. The angels took Larry to be with the Lord after a lengthy illness. Larry was born June 11, 1942, in Girard, Ohio, a son of the late Edward and Dorothy (Jenkins) Emch. He graduated from Girard High School in Girard, and attended Youngstown University. He attended the Coast Guard Academy on a full football scholarship. Larry is survived by his loving wife, Jona; two sons, Scott Emch of Columbus, Ohio, and Darren (Judith) Emch of San Antonio, Texas; two stepsons, Robert and Jeff King; three grandchildren, Sarah, Allie and Erica; two brothers, Edward Emch of Vienna, Ohio, and Kenneth (Betty) Emch of Youngstown, Ohio; and one sister; Shirley (John) Caparanis of Cortland, Ohio. At Larry's request, no services, cremation only. His ashes will be scattered in the Colorado mountains. Jona will greet family and friends at 508 Alma, Pueblo, Colo., from noon to 6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 8, 2005. Arrangements through Funeral and Cremation Care of Colorado.

Emerson, James D. Jr.
James D. Emerson Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - August 26, 2004 - James D. Emerson Jr. It is with love and great sadness that the family of Jim announce his sudden passing on Sun., Aug. 22, 2004 at age 60. Jim is survived by his children: Brad (Bonnie) Emerson, Todd (Sandie) Emerson, Renee (Gary) Crump, Sunshyne (Nic) Powell. His grandchildren: Monica, Zack Emerson, Mallory, Miranda and Parker Emerson, Justin, Cassidy and Cody Crump, Kaleb Powell. His sister: Sondra (Jeff) Pruett. Nephew and niece: Jason and Carrie Vance. He is also loved and mourned by Cat and Martha Irvine. Janie Woodbury mother of his children. Preceding him in death his parents J.D. and Clara Emerson. Jim was the retired owner of Speken Iron Metal. He was an avid outdoorsman. He was happiest in the company of family and his many friends. He will be greatly missed. The family is grateful for the love and concern shown by friends and neighbors, and wish to thank the doctors and staff of St. Thomas More Hospital. At his request cremation has taken place. Pueblo Chieftain - September 23, 2004 - James (Jim) Emerson Jr., passed away August 22, 2004. A celebration in his memory will be held Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Rye Mountain Park Pavilion in Rye, Colorado.

Emery, Caroline L.
Caroline L. Emery - Pueblo Colorado Daily Chieftain – February 11, 1874 - We regret to announce the death of Mrs. Caroline L. Emery, mother of Mrs. W. H. Young, of this city, which took place at Boston Highlands on the first of February.  Mrs. Emery was on her way to church, when she slipped and fell on the ice, striking the back of her head so violently as to cause her death in a short time.  The deceased in company with her husband was a visitor in Pueblo several months last year.

Emery, Margaret Faye
Margaret Faye (Davis) Emery - Pueblo Chieftain - January 27, 1998 - Margaret Faye (Davis) Emery, 92, Vista, Calif., died Dec. 24, 1997. Native and longtime resident of Pueblo. Widow of Edwin B. Emery Sr. Beloved mother of surviving children, Edwin B. Emery Jr., Fair Oaks, Calif., Joan Emery Young, Yucaipa, Calif., Nancy Lee MacNabb, Fallbrook, Calif., Norman Davis Emery, Yucaipa, and Sondra Kay Anderson, Costa Mesa, Calif.- 10 grandchildren- five great-grandchildren- a great-great-granddaughter- and an extended family in Pueblo. A is pending.

Emmal, Martha
Martha Emmal - Pueblo Chieftain - December 15, 1952 - Death came Sunday at a Colorado Springs hospital to Mrs. Martha E. Emmal, Pueblo resident for the past 61 years and widow of the late Joseph C. Emmal who died Jan. 16, 1946. Mrs. Emmal whose home in Pueblo was with a daughter, Mrs. O. R. Martin, 14120 E. Third, was visiting in Colorado Springs when taken ill. She is survived by five daughters and two sons, Mrs. Martin, Mrs. J. A. Hess, Englewood, Colo., Mrs. Arch Kincheloc and Mrs. Alpha Ager of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Bert Whitworth, Bentley, Canada, William Emmal of Golden, Colo., and Alvin Emmal, Los Angeles; a brother, Wyatt L. Wood, of Humboldt, Kan.; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Davis mortuary. Pueblo Chieftain - December 16, 1952 - Martha E. Emmal. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday. Davis Memorial Chapel with the Rev. George F. Lowe officiating. To Mountain View.

Emmons, David Thomas
David Thomas Emmons - Pueblo Chieftain - February 05, 2002 - David Thomas Emmons passed away Sept. 12, 1995, in Moorhead, Minn. He was born July 19, 1949, and was preceded in death by his father, Isaac Emmons, and mother, Thelma Gillam. Mr. Emmons leaves children Todd, Marisha, Mark and David; seven grandchildren; sister, Claudia Whitney of Monument; nine nieces; and four nephews. Mr. Emmons was a 1967 graduate of Centennial High School and had worked in construction. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to The Sisters of St. Francis, Box E, Hankinson, N.D., 58041-0433.

Emmons, Frank
Frank Emmons – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – March 20, 1879 – Murder – A private letter of the date of March 7th, just received from Animas City says the Tribune, states that news had that day arrived from Montezuma Valley, which a short distance west of the Mancos river, in La Plata county, that John Watkins, had killed Frank Emmons, shooting him five times, twice in the arms, twice in the legs and once through the heart. The cause of the shooting is not yet known. Watkins and James Belmar were in charge of a flock of sheep belonging to Mr. Daniel Culver, a well known merchant of Animas City, which they had taken on shares. Watkins evidently went about the murder very deliberately as he first gave a bill of sale to Belmar for his interest in the flock and then told him he was going to kill Emmons. He rode up to the camp where the latter was and deliberately shot him down, and while Emmons was lying on the ground shot him again. He then left, and is supposed to have gone to New Mexico. Emmons died in a half hour after being shot. Watkins was formerly from Huerfano county, where his parents still reside. Frank Emmons came to Colorado from Manchester, New Hampshire, and during the rebellion enlisted in the Ninth New Hampshire volunteers, in which he became a lieutenant and in command of a company. For some bad conduct he was dismissed, but afterwards enlisted in the Second Louisiana volunteers (union) at New Orleans under Butler. After the war he enlisted in the regular army, and upon his discharge wandered into the San Juan. He was a man of good education, but of dissipated habits, and thievish in his proclivities. There is little likelihood that Watkins will put himself in reach of the sheriff. The country in which the murder was committed is very wild and unsettled. It is near the boundary lines of Utah, New Mexico and Arizona, which territories will afford the murderer limitless chances of escape.

Emmons, George H.
George H. Emmons – Pueblo Chieftain - August 24, 2004 - George H. Emmons, 48, went to be with the Lord unexpectedly in Denver, Colo. on Aug. 21, 2006. He was born in Scottsbluff, Neb. on Oct. 29, 1957. Preceded in death by his father, Harold L. Emmons. He is survived by his daughter Andrea (Frank) Krupka; sons, Alex Emmons and Aric Emmons; mother, Dorthy Emmons; brother, Harold L. (Marsha) Emmons Jr.; sisters, Jacky (Dave) Hood, Patricia (Mark) Kauffman. Also survived by his nieces, Cameron, Margaret and Andrea, great niece Lucienne; grandchildren, Nickolas, Casey and Andreana. Funeral Service 1:00 p.m. Friday at Imperial Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alex and Aric Emmons college fund sent to Imperial Funeral Home.

Emory, Alan J. Jr.
Alan Joseph Emory Jr. - Huerfano World - October 28, 1993 - Alan Joseph Emory Jr. died Oct. 19, 1993 at his home in Walsenburg. Born Apr. 14, 1964 in Lakeview Terrace, CA, he had made his home in Walsenburg since 1990. Survivors include his wife, Adele Hartshorn Emory, Walsenburg; his mother, Barbara Emory; father, Alan J. Emory Sr.; maternal grandmother, Beatrice Chavez; paternal grandparents, Joseph and Harriet Emory; sisters, Marcella Carrington and Cathy Kne; a brother, Michael Emory, all of California and his beloved dog, Logan. Memorial service was Oct. 23 from the First Baptist Church in Walsenburg.

Emrich, Horace H.
Horace H. Emrich - Rocky Mountain News - October 21, 1911 - Horace H. Emrich, one of the best known graduates of the Colorado State School of Mines, died Wednesday at Kishtyn, Russia. He was shot in his office and notice has been received that the funeral will be Kishtyn Friday afternoon. He was general manager for an English company owning extensive copper mines and of smelters at Kishtyn. About one year ago the vaults of the company were robbed and he was active in prosecuting the robbers. It is presumed that in this he incurred the enmity of friends of the robbers, and that his death was the result. This theory, however, is only problematical in the absence of any further advices from Mrs. Emrich. His mother and two brothers, Clarence and Jay, live in Golden and his sister, Mrs. Alfred J. Nichols, lives at 4905 East Twenty-second Avenue. Mrs. Emrich's mother is Mrs. Nina P. Robinson, 2025 Fairfax Street. Mrs. Emrich stated she will leave as soon as possible for Denver. He married Miss Nellie Robinson, the marriage took place in Pueblo. (Extensive article includes photo)

Enax, Margaret
Margaret Enax - Denver Rocky Mountain News - May 10, 1999 - Margaret Enax, 75, of Littleton died May 3. Services were May 7. Mrs. Enax was born in Casper on Feb. 17, 1924. She married Albert C. Enax. She was a teacher's aide in the Douglas County School District for 20 years. Survivors include son Kent of Idaho; daughters Connie Tucker of Louviers, Margaret Anderson of Walsenburg; sisters Marian Land, Dorothy Brown; four grandchildren.

Encina, Christina
Christina De La Cruz Encina - Pueblo Chieftain - June 26, 2004 - Christina De La Cruz Encina. Born Oct. 13, 1928, and went to be with the Lord on June 24, 2004. She is survived by her husband, Arturo Encina; 10 children, 40 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Evening service, 6 p.m. today, and evening service, 6 p.m. Sunday; both services at Angelus Chapel. Funeral service, 3 p.m. Monday, June 28, 2004, at Elim Camp Ground in Walsenburg, Colo. Evangelist Jose Adam Vigil, officiating. The family will receive friends at 2106 Pine Ave.

Enderud, Edwin W.
Edwin W. (Ned) Enderud - Pueblo Chieftain - November 30, 1986 - Edwin W. (Ned) Enderud, 83, of Fowler, died Friday, Nov. 28, 1986, in a Pueblo hospital. Survived by wife, Mary, of the home; one daughter, Joanne (Milton) Sneath, Pueblo; stepdaughter, Myrna (Don) Doolay, Pueblo; one granddaughter; three brothers, three sisters, and several nieces and nephews. Service, 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial, Fowler Cemetery. Memorials may be made to ArkValley Hospice or the Fowler Ambulance Fund through the funeral home.

Enderud, Mary E.
Mary E. Enderud - Pueblo Chieftain - November 11, 2005 - Mary E. Enderud, 95, of Pueblo and formerly of Fowler, died Nov. 8, 2005 at Belmont Lodge in Pueblo. Survived by daughter, Myrna (Donald) Dooley of Pueblo, granddaughter, Melissa Dooley of Fort Collins, Sister, Dorothy Penny of Pueblo and nephew, Robert Wise of Canon City. Services 10am, Sat., Nov. 12 at Griffy Family Funeral Home Chapel in Fowler. Burial in Fowler Cemetery.

Engberg, Edward E.
Edward E. Engberg - Denver Rocky Mountain News - March 23, 1999 - Edward E. Engberg, 78, of Lakewood died March 16. Services were March 22, with burial at Fort Logan National Cemetery. Mr. Engberg was born in Johnstown on Sept. 2, 1920. He married Constance Tallent, 1945. He served in the Army as a first class technician, sergeant and pharmacist mate second class during World War II. He was an administrator for the Federal Bureau of Prisons. He was a member of the Elks Club for seven years and a past member of the Kiwanis Club. He was a former district scoutmaster. He was a member of the Westernaires Posse. Survivors include his wife; daughters Julianne Oertli, Jan Lenker, both of Idaho, Lori Parton of Lakewood; sons Dave of San Antonio, Rick of Indian Hills; brothers Don of Delta; sisters Marilyn Smith of La Veta, Marge Padovan of New Mexico; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

Engelbrecht, Opal
Mrs. Opal Engelbrecht - Pueblo Chieftain - March 11, 1987 - Mrs. Opal Engelbrecht passed away March 10, 1987, at a local nursing home. Survived by her husband, Hugo C. Engelbrecht, of the family home; children, Robert L. (Barbara) Kay, Pueblo, Leon (Phyllis) Kay, Pueblo West; stepchildren, Clarence (Linda) Engelbrecht, Boone, and Linnie (Dave) Wennerlund, Pueblo; brother, Carlis Loftis; sisters, Elsie (Don) Griffin, Esther Young, Evalina (Leo) Rhoades and Marie (Leland) Ross. Also survived by grandchildren, Karron Jo (Bill) Pahl, Bobby Kay, Lori Kay; three great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her son, Marlin Kay, and her sister, Mrs. Willie Boitz. Born Feb. 3, 1914, in Frederick, Okla., and had been a longtime Pueblo resident. Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Rouch Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. David E. Horton of First Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food.

England, Birdie
Birdie Wood England – Pueblo Chieftain – January 31, 1956 – Mrs. Birdie England, Pioneer, Passes Away – Mrs. Birdie A. England, a native Puebloan and wife of Henry England, pioneer Avondale cattleman, died Sunday 29 Jan 1956) at a local hospital. She had been an invalid the past five years. The former Miss Birdie A. Wood, the deceased married England on Oct. 1, 1902, in Pueblo. The couple homesteaded on the Huerfano River near the famed Pool Ranch, later moving to South Dakota. They returned to Avondale in 1917, and bought a home. Mrs. England was a member of the Avondale Methodist Church. Survivors other than the widower include two sisters, Mrs. Edith M. King, 706 Newton, and Mrs. Lizzie McInnes, Seattle, Wash., and a brother, Will O. Wood, Langley, Okla. Funeral arrangements are in chares of T.G. McCarthy. (Mrs. England was born 12 Feb 1886 per family records)

England, Edna L.
Edna L. England - Pueblo Chieftain - April 08, 2004 - Edna L. England, 83, born Dec. 8, 1920, passed away April 5, 2004. Preceded in death by parents; six sisters; two brothers; son, Ralph England; and daughter, Judy Christner. Survived by sister, Anne Hayes; daughter, Janet Maxwell; son, John M. England Jr.; grandchildren, Trudi (Bob) Willard, Louis (Patty) Fortino, Greg Allenbach, David Allenbach, Bryan Christner, Michael Christner; other grandchildren, Sandy, Sherri, Colette, Ralph Jr. and Travis; great-grandchildren, Kimberly, Michael and Alec Willard, and Cameron and Louis Fortino IV. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Edna was a very loving mother and grandmother. Member of the First Church of the Nazarene for over 50 years, she held numerous positions, her favorite being the Garden Room caretaker. Edna was a foster mother for numerous years. She enjoyed many arts and crafts and gardening. She was a dedicated friend and brought laughter and love to all she knew. The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Vialpando, Dr. Settipani, and the Sangre de Cristo Hospice family for all of their love and care. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, April 9, 2004, at First Church of the Nazarene, 84 Stanford, with Pastor Conley Henderson, Pastor Ray Hawkins and the Rev. George White officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Those who desire may make memorials to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home.

England, Henry G.
Henry G. England – Pueblo Chieftain - February 14, 1957 – Colorful Western Life Ends for Henry England, Pioneer Stockman – Henry G. England, pioneer cowboy and trial rider of the Avondale vicinity, died Thursday night at the age of 81 years. Mr. England had been ill for two years. Funeral services will be from T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home Monday at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery. Mr. England was a member of the Methodist Church and of the Stockmen's Assn. For many years he and his brother, Charles took part in bronc riding and relay races at the Colorado State Fair. He also participated in Cheyenne Frontier Days, and was the first man ever to ride the notorious horse “Steamboat.” He raised running horses as a sideline. Mr. England was born June 28, 1876, at Undercliffe, 20 miles southeast of Pueblo, where his pioneer parents, Mr. and Mrs. James England, had a farm. They came to Colorado from Georgia by ox team in 1860. As a child he attended rural schools, and at the age of 12 went on his first trail herd trip. At 17, he took a job with the UX outfit on the Cimarron River, then in Indian country. He worked for them three years, making yearly trips from Indian Territory to Montana, crossing Colorado, Wyoming and Montana trailing herds of cattle. Each trip took nine months to go and three months to return. The Arkansas was crossed at the present Caddoa Dam site. The largest herd England trailed consisted of 3,300 head of cattle and it took 11 men in the crew – eight cowpokes, a foreman, a horse wrangler, and a cook. There were no fences or gates to slow down the trail trip. In 1896 England went to work for the Pool outfit on the Huerfano, and later to the Stanley ranch, 20 miles south of Pueblo, riding 14 broncs the first day. His salary was $25 a month. Three years later he moved to the Livesey ranch, 10 miles west of Pueblo. He was married Oct. 1, 1902, to Miss Birdie A. Wood of Pueblo, and went on his own ranch on the Huerfano. The couple celebrated their golden wedding in 1952, and Mrs. England died in July of last year. In 1907 Mr. England went to Yampa on the western slope and worked for the Seven Outfit and for the Yampa Valley Cattle Co. He purchased a ranch in that section, but in 1917 returned to Avondale and bought a home. In 1918, he went to South Dakota to work for A.T. Rock and for the Lance Creek Livestock Co. They again returned to Avondale, and in 1927, he went to work for the Meyers Land and Cattle Co., becoming foreman and manager. It was his last job from which he retired in 1945. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Anna Jane Hobson, Pueblo and numerous nieces and nephews.

England, John M.
John M. England Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - November 17, 1998 - John M. England Sr., 80, of Mesa, Ariz., former longtime resident of Pueblo, died Nov. 12, 1998, in Lamar. Mr. England was born June 14, 1918, at Prairie Hill, Mo., the son of Luther and Frances England. He grew to adulthood in Hutchinson, Kan., and was married to Edna Hodges in February of 1939. Mr. England served honorably in the U.S. Army in France during World War II. He retired from the Santa Fe Railroad in 1978 as a locomotive engineer. He also owned England and Sons Mowing of Pueblo. In June 1980, he remarried Mary Davis of Englewood. They retired to Mesa in 1980. Mr. England was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene and very active with the Gideons. Survived by his wife, Mary, of Mesa, Ariz.- by two children, Janet Maxwell of Pueblo, and John M. England Jr., of Park Ridge, Ill.- by one stepson, Wayne Davis of Fort Collins- by his former wife, Edna England of Pueblo- and by 11 grandchildren- numerous great-grandchildren- three brothers, Lesley of Centralia, Mo., Glenn of Hutchinson, Kan., and Leland Bud" of Spokane, Wash.- and by one sister, Eula Pruitt of Fredricksberg, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents of Hutchinson, Kan.- by a daughter, Judith Christner of Austin, Texas- a son, Ralph England of Plano, Texas- by two brothers, Luther of Hutchinson, Kan, and Hansen of Colorado Springs- and by a sister, Luella Orme of Englewood. Graveside funeral services and burial with military honors will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1998, at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver. There will be no visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to the International Gideon Society, P.O. Box 6426, Mesa, Ariz., 85216. The family will receive friends at the home of Janet Maxwell, 26800 Everett Road, Pueblo, Colo., 544-2108.

England, John W.
John W. England - Pueblo Chieftain - March 11, 2004 - John W. England, 88, passed away March 9, 2004. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Mary England. Survived by children, Jack (Lory) and their children, John and Mary, Michelle (Wayne) Walker and their children, survived by Bryce, and preceded by Megan, Dan (Cynthia) and their children, Amanda, Shayla and Chase; Tim (Laura) and their children, Luke and Hunter. John served in WWII. He worked in the steel mill as a geological engineer. John played football for the University of Iowa Hawkeyes and also attended the School of Mines in South Dakota. Memorial service, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Castle Rock Care Center in Castle Rock, Colo. Graveside interment, 1 p.m. Friday, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to Castle Rock Care Center, 4001 Home St., Castle Rock, CO, 80104, in his memory.

England, Mary Ruth
Mary Ruth England - Pueblo Chieftain - November 08, 1997 - Mary Ruth England of Pueblo, passed away Nov. 7, 1997. Preceded in death by her granddaughter, Megan Walker. Survived by her husband, John England- children, Dr. Jack (Lory) England, Michelle (Wayne) Walker, Dan England, Dr. Tim (Laura) England- grandchildren, Bryce Walker, John and Mary England, Amanda England, Lucas and Hunter England- brother, Rolland Kebach- nephew, Casey (Mary) Kebach. She was a member of Tabor Lutheran Church for 45 years, a volunteer at the Assistance League of Pueblo for 24 years, and was presented with the Ada Edwards Laughlin Award, May 18, 1990, for outstanding volunteerism. Mrs. England was also a member of the American Contract Bridge League. Funeral service, Monday, 2 p.m., Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Assistance League of Pueblo in her memory.

Engle, A. W.
A. W. Engle - Westland News - August 21, 1919 - A. W. Engle, 35, of Colorado Springs, an oil company official and promoter at Electra, Texas, was killed, and two women, Mrs. Joe Atler and Josephine Chavez of Delagua, Colo., escaped without injury, when an automobile driven by Engle plunged through the railing of a wooden bridge near Hastings, a coal mining camp, near Trinidad, into an arroya.

Engleman, Harold G.
Pastor Harold G. Engleman - Pueblo Chieftain - July 18, 2006 - Pastor Harold G. Engleman. On Saturday, July 15, 2006, the Lord took Pastor Harold G. Engleman, 78, by the hand and led him home. He is preceded in death by his parents and three brothers. Survived by his loving wife, Marjorie Engleman; daughters, Jan (Russ) Willis, Pueblo, and Sharon (Brad) Bothwell, Cody, Wyo.; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; brother, Dale Engleman, Kearney, Neb.; sisters, Julia Renelda Clarke, Riverside, Calif., Eleanor Carpenter, Bassett, Neb., and Harriett (Robert) Foster, Bloomfield, N.M. He also is survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Harold was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and was a pastor for 50 years. He served in the United States Army during World War II. Visitation, 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Liberty Baptist Church Mission Fund.

Engler, Edward
Edward Engler - Pueblo Chieftain - March 09, 1986 - Edward Engler, 81, of Highway 10, La Junta, died March 7, 1986, at his home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at Ustick-Donelson Funeral Chapel, La Junta. Burial in Valley View Cemetery, Rocky Ford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice, La Junta Medical Center or to Otero County 4-H Foundation in care of the funeral home.

Engler, Hilda
Hilda Engler - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - March 21, 1919 - It was with sorrow that we learned of the death Sunday of Miss Hilda Engler. Her sister, Mildred, was with her. Her father, F. M. Engler, and sister Onita, left Sunday in response to a telegram. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon in Pueblo. Hilda had returned to the city but a few weeks ago to finish her business course and then took a position with one of the firms in Pueblo. She had grown to young womanhood in this community, was a bright, attractive girl and a favorite with every one. The family have the sympathy of the community in their bereavement.

Engler, Vernon Lee
Vernon "Vern" Lee Engler - Pueblo Chieftain - April 03, 2001 - Vernon "Vern" Lee Engler, 71, went to be with the Lord on March 31, 2001, in Pueblo, Colo. He was born Feb. 16, 1930 in Fremont, Ohio, to Harold and Donna Engler, who preceded him in death. Also preceded in death by his brother, Phillip Engler, and sister, Janice Eurenious. Survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Laura "Kate" Catherine Engler; children, Michael (Teresa) Engler of Pueblo, David Engler of La Veta, Colo., and Laura (Jim) Bell of Enfield, N.C.; grandchildren, Jammie, Stephanie, Andy, George Jim, Tim; one great-grandchild, Ryan; brothers, Ken (Joyce) Engler, Tom Engler; stepmother, Mary Engler; and numerous nieces and nephews. Vern retired from the civil service with 26 years of service as an electrical radar repairman. He enjoyed his retirement years along with his family. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Per his request, cremation to follow. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pueblo West Volunteer Fire Dept. or the Greenway Nature Center through the funeral home office.

Englert, Agatha Ohmes
Agatha Ohmes Englert - Pueblo Chieftain - June 28, 2000 - Agatha Ohmes Englert, 85, of Pueblo, a community leader, died June 25, 2000. She was born March 7, 1915, in Spearville, Kan. Married Leo Francis Englert on Nov. 29, 1933. They and four of their five children moved to a farm near Ramah, Colo., in Elbert County in 1947. A descendent of German Russians, she survived the 1930's Dustbowl, endured hardscrabble times on the farm and nursed her second son through a severe case of polio. She attended Garden City Community College, was a postmaster at Eminence, Kan., and organist at Sacred Heart Church in Ramah, but is best known as an advocate for good schools. As member of the school board, she spearheaded efforts to consolidate tiny schools in the Ramah area, which led to formation of the Big Sandy School District. She was preceded in death by a son, Leo Francis "Steve" Englert. She is survived by her husband, Leo Francis Englert, Pueblo; sister, Clara Schwieterman, Canon City; two sons, Thaddeus of Estancia, N.M., and Timothy of Lafayette, Colo.; two daughters, Rosetta Land, Pueblo, and Mary Ann Sheridan, Simla, Colo.; 15 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren. Recitation of the rosary to be held at 7 p.m. today. Funeral Mass to be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 29. Both services to be held at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Interment will be in the Ramah, Colo., cemetery.

Englert, Leo Francis
Leo Francis Englert - Pueblo Chieftain - August 20, 2001 - Of Pueblo died Aug. 18. Rancher Leo was born Dec. 19, 1912, at home, in a sod house near Ingalls, Kan. The only one of the five Englert children who received a high school education, Leo then taught in country schools in Finney and Hamilton counties in Kansas. In December of 1933 he married Agatha Ohmes in Garden City, Kan. They and four of their five children moved to a ranch on the outskirts of Ramah, Colo., in 1947. He endured the 1930s Dust Bowl and hard-scrabble times on farms in western Kansas and the high plains of Eastern Colorado. He is best-known for his work for the Soil Conservation Service, working with farmers around Simla and Agate to preserve and protect their land by putting to use contour plowing and other conservation measures. After retiring from the Soil Conservation Service, he volunteered as a driver for senior citizens groups in Simla and Pueblo. He was a member of the Ramah Lions Club, the Eagles and the Knights of Columbus. His interests included gardening, woodworking, auctions and garage sales, and he never passed up a chance to play a game of cards. He is survived by two sons, Thad Englert, Estancia, N.M., Timothy Englert, Lafayette, Colo.; two daughters, Rosetta Land, Pueblo, Colo., Mary Ann Sheridan, Simla, Colo.; 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Services will be held Thursday, Aug. 23, at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Calhan, Colo. Interment will be in the Ramah, Colo., Cemetery.

English, Edith
Edith English - Pueblo Chieftain - October 12, 1997 - Moore & Sons Funeral Home, Arlington, Texas - Edith English, 88, former resident of Pueblo, died Friday, Sept. 26, 1997, in Fort Worth, Texas. She was born June 13, 1909, in Trinidad, Colo., and lived in Arlington, Texas, for the past 10 years with her daughter, Barbara. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pueblo and St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Arlington. She worked for the Army Corps of Engineers and the Pueblo Ordnance Depot for 25 years. She also was employed by Channel 5 in Pueblo and retired from there. She was on the board of the Salvation Army, Crippled Children and was very active in the Democratic Election Committee. She was known for her Italian cooking, her many handmade Afghans, loved to read and helped tend to her great-grandgirls, Wesley and Devon. Edith English was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur F. English Sr.- son, Russell Chaffee- brothers, Joseph P. Micalone and Johnny Micalone- and sisters, Mary Ottino and Elanore Rose. Survived by son, Arthur F. English-daughters, Barbara English Fowler of Arlington and Mary Ardith Stines of Denver- sisters, Mafalda Holland and Yolanda Rue, both of Denver, and Natalie Mastagni of Sacramento, Calif.- 13 grandchildren- and eight great-grandchildren. , 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sacred Heart Cathedral in Pueblo.

English, James
James English - Elbert Banner - August 11, 1911 - James English, who has been in a Trinidad hospital since May 26, suffering from paralysis caused by a bullet wound received in a saloon brawl at Hastings, May 14, is dead.

English, James
James English - Yampa Leader - August 11, 1911 - James English, who has been in a Trinidad hospital since May 26, suffering from paralysis caused by a bullet would received in a saloon brawl at Hastings, May 14, is dead.

English, Melda M.
Melda M. (Salimeno) English - Pueblo Chieftain - December 27, 1997 - Melda M. (Salimeno) English, 90, passed away Dec. 25, 1997. Preceded in death by her husband, Alex T. English- twin brother, John Salimeno- and other brothers, Nick, Joe, Floyd, and Lewis Salimeno- sisters, Sue Caruso, Nellie DeVencenty, Ann Ciavonne, and Marjorie Gernazio. Survived by her children, Betty Laprarie, Donald (Betty) English, Diana (Roy) Patterson, and Darlene (Kenneth) Koski, all of Pueblo- grandchildren, Mark Patterson, Pueblo, Brenda (Shawn) Winters, Aurora, Scott (Ellen) Koski and Brett Koski, both of Pueblo- great-grandchildren, Michael Anthony Winters, Leslie and Michael Scott Timme- children of Ellen Koski- brothers and sisters, Mae Sarlo, Pueblo, Rose (Jack) Fowler of Roy, Utah, Art (Mary) Salimeno, Pueblo, and Helen (Robert) Myer, Golden. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. English was a member of St. Joseph Church, where the funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday, with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Viewing hours are noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, and no viewing at the funeral home on Sunday. The family respectfully requests the omission of flowers. Arrangements by McCarthy Rose Chapel, 329 Goodnight.

English, Rafael
Rafael English - Bayfield Blade - July 14, 1910 - Rafael English was killed by a fall of rock in the C. F. & I. mine at Berwind Thursday, and the same day Salvador Nettr, an Italian miner, met death in a similar way in the Cedar Hill Coal and Coke Company's mine.

Enloe, Larry
Trooper Larry Enloe - Colorado State Patrol, District 2 - Date Unknown - Trooper Larry Enloe: Shot and killed north of Trinidad after he stopped a stolen vehicle on Jan. 8, 1968. Patrolman Enloe was on Interstate 25 North of Trinidad when he stopped a stolen blue station wagon for a traffic violation. While Enloe was seated in the Patrol car, a 16-year-old runaway Edward Cosgrove shot Enloe with a .38 caliber gun. Cosgrove then stopped a Volkswagen driven by Sereant Fink of the U.S. Army. He said he had killed a police officer and to cooperate fully, or he would kill Fink's infant child. At a roadblock South of Pueblo, they were allowed to proceed on their way. Fink let Cosgrove out in Pueblo and returned to the roadblock to tell officers what had happened. Cosgrove was caught at a Pueblo hotel. He was later found guilty of second-degree murder and sentenced to 34-50 years in the Colorado State Penitentiary. Enloe entered the Patrol May 19, 1965.

Enns, Karl F.
Karl F. Enns - Pueblo Chieftain - December 29, 2001 - Karl F. Enns, 87, of La Junta and formerly of Rocky Ford and Cheraw, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2001, at the Arkansas Valley Regional Nursing Care Center in La Junta. Funeral services, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, at the Rocky Ford Mennonite Church with the Rev. Jesse Staunton and Rev. Don Penner officiating. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday at Peacock-Larsen Funeral Home. He was born Aug. 1, 1914, at Cheraw, Colo., to Isaac P. Enns and Katherine Unger Enns. He was a longtime member of the East Holbrook Mennonite Church at Cheraw and later of the Rocky Ford Mennonite Church. Karl married Mabel L. Nice at her home in Cheraw on March 25, 1934. He farmed and did custom baling in the Holbrook Valley for many years, sold equipment for the John Deere Co., and later trucked and farmed with his son, Ronnie. Survivors include wife, Mabel, of the home; children, Bernice (Clay) Markle of Independence, Kan.; Royce (Sue) Enns of Hesston, Kan.; Kenneth (Karen) Enns of Bothell, Wash.; Karen (Michael) VanGalder of Cookeville, Tenn.; Carolyn Enns of Freeport, Maine; daughter-in-law Kaye Enns of Cheraw; sisters, Verna (Willard) Guengerich of Denver, Colo.; Kathryn Bartel of Lakewood, Colo., Leona (Al) Schulz of Hollister, Calif.; brother, Paul (Wanda) Enns of Cheraw; 16 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Ronald in 1997; brothers, Dan, Elmer and Elvin Loren. Interment will be at the East Holbrook Mennonite Church Cemetery at Cheraw. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Arkansas Valley Hospice Association, P.O. Box 1067, La Junta, CO 81050, direct or through the funeral home.

Enns, Michael D.
Michael D. Enns - Pueblo Chieftain - February 10, 2001 - Passed away Feb. 4, 2001, in Pueblo. Michael was born Dec. 15, 1948. His survivors include his son, Robert, of Oklahoma. Services and interment were held on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2001, in Guymon, Okla.

Enos, Richard A.
Richard A. Enos - Pueblo Chieftain - October 04, 2001 - Richard A. Enos passed away as a result of an auto accident Oct. 1, 2001. Services will be held in Peoria, Ariz.

Enright, Lucille
Lucille Enright - Pueblo Chieftain - July 02, 1986 - Lucille Enright, Pueblo resident for the past three years, moving here from Bakersfield, Calif., departed this life June 30, 1986. Mrs. Enright was a member of the Park Hill Assembly of God Church and retired from the Bakersfield Credit Bureau. Mrs. Enright was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Enright, in 1972. Survivors include her sisters, Geraldine Cawlfield, of the family home; Myrtle Dixon and Helen Cave, both of Pueblo; a brother, Burt Cave of Penrose; and nieces, Mrs. Beverly (Tom) Perkins, Mrs. Kathy (Andy) Aragon, Mrs. Elaine (Dwight) Niederstadt, all of Pueblo, and Mrs. Patty (Niel) Meldola of Denver. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, with Pastor Bobby J. Wilson of the Park Hill Assembly of God Church officiating. Interment will be in Chico Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Those who wish may make donations to the Park Hill Assembly of God Church direct or through the funeral home office. The family will receive friends at 12 Mazatlan.

Enriquez, Elvira P.
Elvira P. Enriquez - Pueblo Chieftain - February 04, 2001 - Elvira P. Enriquez, 95, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 2, 2001. Elvira was married to Jesus Flores in 1922 and raised four children, Jesus, Miguel, Baudelio, and Amelia; as well as one granddaughter, Maria. She loved to sew and make clothes, blankets, and many other items for her family. She was a longtime member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and belonged to Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Zaragoza Lodge. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Jesus; and her parents, Natividad Paredes and Emilia Fregoso. She is survived by her children, Jesus Flores, Miguel (Maria) Flores, Baudelio (Gloria) Flores, Amelia Flores; among numerous grandchildren, Robert (Linda) Flores, Christine Flores-Moore, Caroline (Michael) Richter, Amy Slechez, Diane (Jay) Kurvy, James (Brenda) Flores, Lad (Rosa) Flores, Baudelio (Renee) Flores, Gerardo (Virginia) Flores, Jamie (June) Flores, Jesus (Eleanor) Flores, Arthur (Tina) Flores, Carmen (Otabio) Castruiba, Johnny (Rosina) Flores, Danny T. Flores, Maria Flores; as well as numerous other relatives and friends. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Recitation of the rosary will be 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, with the funeral Mass 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, both at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Interment will be at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Enriquez, Emma
Emma Enriquez - Huerfano World - November 28, 1991 - Emma Enriquez, 87, of Walsenburg, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 1991, in Walsenburg Care Center where she had been a resident since 1980. Born in Badito Mar. 24, 1904, to Marcelino and Ferminanda Duran Pino, she attended school there. She married Ernest Enriquez, a coal miner and lived in Walsenburg. Mrs. Enriquez is survived by three daughters, Mary Ann Early, San Pedro, CA, Della Wallace, Denver and Amanda Ruth Enriquez, Walsenburg; four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. A son Bill died in February of this year. Funeral mass was Wednesday from St. Mary Church. Burial was in Huerfano Masonic Cemetery. Boies Almont was in charge of arrangements.

Entingh, Geraldine G.
Geraldine G. Entingh - Pueblo Chieftain - March 06, 2002 - Former La Junta resident, died March 2, 2002, in Fowler. She was born Dec. 18, 1917, in Louisville, Ky., the daughter of William Leo and Louise (Simpson) Guthrie Sr. She graduated high school in La Junta and attended Browns Business College. She served in the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII. She is survived by son, Daniel Entingh of Denver; sister, Elizabeth Inge of La Junta; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by her parents; brothers, John S. Guthrie and William Leo Guthrie Jr.; sisters, Marian Torrance and Margaret Sabin. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Friday at Peacock Memorial Chapel, with inurnment to follow in Valley View Cemetery in Rocky Ford.

Entz, Lawrence J.
Lawrence J. Entz - Pueblo Chieftain - August 17, 2000 - Lawrence J. Entz of Silvercliffe, Colo., passed away Aug. 16, 2000. Services will be Friday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. at Community United Methodist Church in Westcliffe, Colo., Rev. Diane Bell officiating. Those wishing may make contributions to the Custer County Medical Clinic, P.O. Box 120, Westcliffe, CO 81252.

Eobera, Battista
Battista Eobera – Akron Weekly Pioneer Press – February 23, 1906 – Deadly Mine Explosion – Denver. – A Walsenburg dispatch says: As a result of a gas explosion at 10 o'clock Monday morning in the Sunshine mine of the Victor Fuel Company at Maitland, a large camp four miles from this city, fourteen men were killed. Their bodies have been recovered, being found badly burned. It is supposed that a small pocket of gas was struck which was ignited from the lamp of a miner. There were nearly 200 men at work in the adjoining mine and had the explosion been caused from dust, in all probability all would have been killed. Following is a list of the dead so far as known: Archie Miller, fire boss; Battista Eobera; Billy Moran of Maitland; James W. Titters of Kansas; Corona Costa, Sopris, Colorado; Nick Yockibetz; and Joe Costa, Maitland.

Epperson, Jessie V.
Jessie V. Epperson - Pueblo Chieftain - November 9, 2006 - Jessie V. Epperson, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Nov. 6, 2006 at University Park Care Center at the age of 92. Jessie was born Aug. 17, 1914 in Madison County, Iowa. Jessie was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Nancy Powell and her husband, Lawrence; four brothers and four sisters. Jessie is survived by her daughter, Janice (Bill) Johnston, Pueblo; sister, Christina Mills, Osceola, Iowa; grandchildren, Terry (Pam) Hopkins, Seattle, Wash., Ron Hopkins, Pueblo, Mike (Robin) Hopkins, Pueblo West, Kristen Johnston, Las Vegas, Nev.; great-grandchildren, Trevor and Jessie Hopkins, Seattle, Wash., Terra Godinez, Las Vegas, Nev., Ben and Ashley Hopkins, Savannah Hopkins, Megan Seley, Jason and Francesca Runco all of Pueblo. Jessie lived in Pueblo for over 70 years and retired from Colorado Mental Health Institute after 30 years as an LPN. Jessie also worked at several Pueblo nursing homes and as a home-caregiver. Jessie loved spending time with her family and adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jessie was a member of the Seventh- Day Adventist Church. No services per her request. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to Frontier Hospice, 503 N. Main St., Suite 103W, Pueblo, CO 81003.

Epperson, Richard
Richard Epperson - Pueblo Chieftain - January 04, 2006 - Richard "Dick" Epperson, 68, died Jan. 1, 2006 at his home in Longmont. Surviving are his wife, Carol (Ludwig) Epperson; 4 daughters; 3 sons; 24 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Jan. 5 at the Howe Mortuary, 439 Coffman St., Longmont, CO 80501.

Epperson, Ted
Ted Epperson - Pueblo Chieftain - February 22, 1986 - Ted Epperson died Feb. 21, 1986, following a brief illness. Husband of Katherine Epperson and father of Daniel Ned (Ruth) Epperson of Lakewood, Jim (Bonnie) Epperson of Calhoun, Ga., Velma Elaine (Gary Dean) Higgins of Baker, Ore., Tim (Diane) Epperson of Enterprise, Kan. A brother of Velma (Earl) Meade and Jessie Wilcoxen, both of Pueblo, Alvin (Margaret) Epperson of California and Sarah Adair of Orlando, Fla. A nephew of Helen Norman and Mildred Priest, both of Pueblo, Goldie Clauson and Harvey Epperson, both of Missouri. Also survived by 14 grandchildren. Mr. Epperson was an elder of First Seventh Day Adventist Church. Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the First Seventh Day Adventist Church, 3910 O'Neal, with the Revs. John Martin and Eric Nelson officiating. Those who desire may make contributions in Ted Epperson's memory to his church.

Epple, Gladys Marie Davis
Gladys Marie Davis Epple - Pueblo Chieftain - July 12, 1997 - Gladys Marie Davis Epple passed away July 11, 1997, in Pueblo. She was born on March 5, 1914, in Beulah, and had lived in this area her entire life. She worked as an LPN at Parkview Episcopal Hospital for many years before retiring in 1976. Mrs. Epple was an active member of the Pueblo First Seventh-Day Adventist Church. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, David L. Epple- a son, David D. (Sandra) Epple of Oregon- daughters, Judith L. Laxineta of California, Beverly (Donald) Smith of Northglenn and Linda L. Roberts of Pueblo- her grandchildren, Nancy Eileen (Matt), Michael (Amy), Sheryl, Mark (Avery), Tricia (Rick) and Brian- six great-grandchildren- one sister, Esther (Raymond) Ballard of California- one nephew- and six nieces. Mrs. Epple will lie in state from 2 until 6 p.m. on Sunday at the mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, July 14, 1997, in the Davis Memorial Chapel with interment to follow in the Beulah Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Mrs. Epple may be made to the Pueblo First Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 3910 O'Neal, Pueblo, Colo. 81005.

Epstein, David
David Epstein - Wray Rattler - March 12, 1914 - David Epstein, a Denver jewelry salesman charged with embezzlement, committed suicide in Pueblo by taking carbolic acid.

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