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Farabaugh, Georgia E.
Georgia E. Farabaugh - Pueblo Chieftain - August 11, 1998 - Georgia E. Farabaugh passed away Aug. 8, 1998. Survived by son, Dr. Leonard (Willa) Farabaugh, Denver, Colo.- sister, Lillian Klamm, Pueblo, Colo.- and daughter-in-law, Helen Farabaugh, Golden, Colo. Also survived by seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert Farabaugh Sr.- son, Gilbert Farabaugh Jr.- four sisters- and two brothers. Funeral service, Thursday, 2 p.m. George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation in care of George McCarthy Funeral Home.
Jake Farber - The Independent – Vol. XXIII, No. 2 - Walsenburg, Colorado - December 12, 1930 - Floater Killed as Convicts are Captured – Edward Kelley and Jack Flood, Convicts, Captured and Lodged in Walsenburg Jail - Pueblo Officers Attempt Unaided Raid on Fleeing Convicts and Shoot to Stop the Fleeing Men, Killing One. Jake Farber, 47 years old, riding a freight train, lost his life Thursday noon when Pueblo county officers engaged in a battle in the capture of two convicts who escaped from the penitentiary at Canon City last Saturday. The two convicts were of a party of four who climbed the walls of the penitentiary last Saturday, using a rake attached to a piece of iron pipe. The four convicts were Wilbur Eslick, Ernest Herze, Edward Kelly and Jack Flood. Eslick was captured shortly after his escape at Cotopaxi, Colo. Ernest Hertze was captured later. The other two convicts, Edward Kelley and Jack Flood, sent up from Denver for robbery, were the two who were taken in Walsenburg yesterday. According to the story, as told by one of the captured men, they had spent three days not over eight miles from the pen walls, hiding in the hills. Later they reached the open country a few miles south of Pueblo and boarded a D. &R.G.W. freight train on its way to Walsenburg. Sheriff Sam A. Curran of Pueblo and two city detectives, Joe Zeller and Richard Anderson, were tipped off that the men were on a freight going south. Not notifying either the Canon City authorities or the Huerfano county officers the three officers raced to Walsenburg and flagged the train when it was about a mile and a half out of Walsenburg. The officers walked along the train two on each side and examined the freight cars. Four men got out of one car. One of the officers fired a shot to notify their comrades on the other side of the train. The four men from the box car began to run. They were commanded to stop. They kept on running and one of the officers fired and a man fell. The others stopped. The wounded man was shot thru the chest with a 30-30 soft bullet. He died shortly afterwards. The bullet which entered his chest grazed the hand of one of the fleeing men and wounded another in the leg. The two slightly wounded men were the convicts, Jack Flood and Edward Kelley. The fourth man, a youth of 20 years, was not touched. The officers brought the three men and fatally wounded one to Walsenburg where Jake Farber died. An examination of the effects of the dead man disclosed a Woodman of the World receipt issued April 10, 1930. He was also carrying a vehicle license issued in 1925 at Myrtle Creek, Oregon. Thru the head office of the Woodmen of the World in Denver it was learned that the dead man has three children living at Park City, Utah. They are Emma, Frank and Varna Farber. (Last child should be Bernetta) The fourth man who was on the train with the convicts was Carmen August, who gave his home address as Tomahaw, Wis., and stated that he was 20 years of age. “I hopped the train at Pueblo,” he stated, “to go to Trinidad. I was riding on a flat car. Out of Pueblo some distance another man hopped on the train. Some time afterward the train was running rather slow and I saw two other men hop the freight. You know how it is. I was alone and joined the other men for company. I had no idea who they were. “When the train stopped and I saw the men coming along the side of the cars, the other jumped off and I jumped, too. I thought they were railroad men and when my companions started to run I ran, too. I heard the men call to us to stop, but all I thought of was getting off the railroad property and when I got on the other side of the fence along the right of way I stopped. But before I got there I saw a man fall. “While we were talking on the train two of the men told us they were sailors and were bumming their way to Galveston. That is all I know about it.” August is being held here in case it is decided to hold an inquest on the slain man. But information from the district attorney's office is that he will not demand a coroner's jury, and Coroner W.S. Chapman has stated that in his opinion an inquest will not be necessary. The wounded convicts, Flood and Kelley, were first taken to the office (article continues on page 8 of paper) of Drs. Chapman and Noonan, and their wound dressed. They were then taken to the county jail to await the coming of officers from Canon City. Deputy Warden Pat Hamrock and two other officials from the penitentiary arrived in Walsenburg Thursday evening about 7 o'clock and returned to Canon City with the captured men. One of the convicts while at the office of Drs. Chapman and Noonan was asked: “How did you get over those prison walls?” “Oh,” he said, “we used a rake with the handle stuck in a long piece of iron pipe. I am a sailor.” “What were you in for?” “I held up a man with an empty gun.” “How long did you have to serve?” “I only had seven months more.” “What did you want to get away for then?” “Well, I didn't exactly want to go, and it was either go along or be a 'snitcher' and we two, who were both sailors during the war, decided to go along. “We only had seven more months, and now I suppose we will have to stay for seven years.” The opportunity for the men to escape was made easier by the failure of Frank A. Watt, captain of the guards at the pen, to place a guard on Tower 3 until two hours after the usual time. Deputy Pat Hamrock, it is stated will prefer charges against Watt before the prison board and as for his discharge. In the meantime he has been temporarily suspended. He is 72 years old and has been a guard for the past 23 years. December 18, 1930 - Body of Jake Farber Lies Unburied in Local Morgue - The body of Jake Farber, ex-member of the Woodmen of the World, still lies on a morgue slab of the Unfug-Peet mortuary rooms awaiting burial thru the efforts of friends, or to be buried in a pauper's grave by the county. Farber was killed by Pueblo county officers near Walsenburg last Thursday. The officers were in pursuit of escaped convicts and started firing on four men as they jumped from a freight train in the C & S yards. Farber was not one of the convicts but was on the road seeking work for the support of his three children who live at Park City, Utah. Papers on his person showed he had once belonged to the Woodmen of the World at Myrtle Creek, Oregon. Communication with authorities at Park City, Utah, revealed that he had three children living there. A request was sent to Huerfano county that the body be shipped to Park City, but it was also stated that the children had no funds for the transportation of the body. It was suggested that since Pueblo county officials were responsible for the death that the county commissioners of Pueblo County be appealed to. Pueblo County, however, refuses to take any responsibility in the matter. It is understood that former friends of the man at Myrtle Grove, Oregon, were endeavoring to raise some money there. A letter has been received from a 14-year old daughter of the dead man begging that the body of her father be sent to her. But where is the money coming from? In the meantime the body of the dead man has lain for over a week at the morgue. Unless word is received from Utah or Oregon soon the body will be laid in a pauper's grave. January 2, 1931 - Bullet That Killed Farber Without Felonious Intent - Various Witnesses Testify at Coroner's Inquest, But no Responsibility Is Fixed by the Jury - An inquest on the death of Jake Farber, killed by Pueblo county peace officers on December 11, held at the court house Tuesday evening, resulted in a verdict that the deceased came to his death from a rifle bullet fired by parties unknown without felonious intent. The inquest was held because of a civil suit that has been filed in the district court by I.E. Schachet, local attorney, against Sheriff Sam A. Curran of Pueblo county, and Joe Zeller and Richard Anderson, Pueblo city detectives. Farber was killed by these officers in a man hunt for two convicts who escaped from the Colorado state penitentiary. The jury Tuesday evening was composed of James Fisk, R.B. Vaughan, Ralph Levy, Charles Owen, Malcolm MacDonald, and Dr. A.A. Unfug. The first witness called to the stand was Dr. G.M. Noonan, who testified to having made an examination of the body of the slain man. He stated that the man died of a gun shot wound which entered the chest from the right side between the seventh and eighth rib, making a small hole at the point of entrance and a hole of one and three-quarters inch at the point of exit on the left side. The doctor also told of a conversation he had had with the two convicts, Flood and Kelley, who stated they were never more than seven miles from the penitentiary during several days, and that they had been shot at by the officers once before, but made an escape by running over the brow of a hill. The convicts were still dressed in their prison garb, but one had discarded his striped shirt and one had a pair of coveralls. Pueblo Sheriff Silent: Sam A. Curran, sheriff of Pueblo County, was then sworn in, but notified by the district attorney, that in view of a civil suit filed against him for damages, he was at liberty to refuse to testify if in his opinion he believed his testimony might prejudice his suit. Sheriff Curran stated that under the circumstances he did not think he cared to testify, but would simply make the statement that he was more than willing that the facts and truth should prevail. John Nesbitt of Pueblo, conductor on the D. & R. G.W. freight train, testified that he saw the officers but did not know them at the time. He had just left the caboose when the train suddenly stopped. When he received the signal to go, he signaled to the engineer and as the train went by he saw the body of the dead man in the snow. He also saw three men running. He heard three shots close together. He did not know who fired the shots. Railroad Men Tell Story: B.C. Youngberg, the brakeman, stated he knew Sheriff Curran by sight but was not acquainted with him. He stated the man at the coal chutes flagged the train. He saw men running, three on right side train, and one on the left. A man on the left side of the train had a rifle and another near the coal chutes was carrying a rifle. He did not see any rifle in Curran's hands. Solomon Vigil of LaVeta testified he was returning from Kansas and boarded a freight at Pueblo. He did not know the convicts or Jake Farber. There were five men running on a flat coal car. He saw the officers standing by the tracks. All five men jumped off the coal car. He heard the call to halt but was scared. He crawled under cars and made his way to highway and caught a ride to LaVeta. Statements Differ: Vigil's statement differs from other witnesses in that he stated that Farber was running in a different direction from the other men. Other witnesses state the men were all running in one direction. The officers were about a hundred yards away. Desiderio Sandoval of Cameron stated he was called to bring the men in to Walsenburg. He saw two wounded men besides Farber. There were no local officers there. Jim Glorioso of Walsenburg, a miner working at Cameron, stated he was standing near the county jail when he saw an officer - not a Huerfano county officer - unloading a rifle and heard him remark: “I got another man.” Asked by a juror, “Do you see that officer in the ...... (The article ended and there is no more copy).
Charles “Chuck” Farbo - Pueblo Chieftain - May 30, 1987 - Charles “Chuck” Farbo, May 28, 1987. Husband of Elsie M. Farbo. Father of John (Deborah) Cucchi and Michele Farbo, both of Pueblo. Nanu of Cynthia and Elizabeth. Brother of Mike (Frances) Farbo and Rose (Pete) Pagnotta, all of Pueblo. Survived also by nieces and nephews. Predeceased by two brothers, Tony and Joe Farbo. Mr. Farbo served in the U.S. Army Field Artillery from 1943-1950 and retired from the Pueblo Depot Activity in 1982. Member of Holy Family Parish. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday, Holy Family Church. Private interment. The family will receive friends at the church following the Mass. Please omit food and flowers. Memorials in Mr. Farbo's name may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 102 W. Orman, Pueblo, 81004.
Mike Farbo - Pueblo Chieftain - June 20, 1987 - Mike Farbo, June 19, 1987. Husband of Frances Farbo. Father of Marian (Walt) Pickard and Guy (Linda) Farbo; grandfather of Walter (Janis), Mike, John and Mary Frances Pickard and Lucinda Farbo, all of Pueblo. Brother of Rose (Pete) Pagnotta, Pueblo. Brother-in-law of Elsie Farbo, Theresa Spicola, Lillian Colletti, Josephine Finnegan, Minnie and Dominick Fabrizio, Mary and Guerino Buchi, Carmella Spicola, Grace and John Urone, Sam and Betty Spicola, Joe and Lou Spicola. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and special friends, Lisa LaTronica and Bill Woodall. •Preceded in death by his brothers, Charles, Joe and Tony Farbo. He was employed at Weicker Transfer and Storage from 1942 to 1978 and was a member of Western Conference of Teamsters. Member of Shrine of St. Therese Parish. Mass of Christian burial, 10 a.m. Monday, Shrine of St. Therese. Interment, Roselawn, The family will receive friends at 4 Oxford.
August "Gus" Farhar - Pueblo Chieftain - March 05, 2006 - August "Gus" Farhar, 96, beloved father, born July 1, 1909, passed away March 3, 2006. Survived by children, Dennis (Pauline) Farhar, Sayra Compestine, Cynthia (Milton) Mead, Celeste (Phil) Helfter; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Farhar; and son-in-law, Frances Compestine. He was a lifetime member of BPOE 1577. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made in his memory to a charity of your choice. Cremation with a memorial Mass, 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, 2006, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. Inurnment, Roselawn Cemetery.
Faricy, Elsie Fern
Elsie Fern Faricy - Pueblo Chieftain - May 8, 1987 - Elsie Fern Faricy, born Aug. 29, 1895, in Florence, Colo., passed away May 5, 1987, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by her husband, James Mathew Faricy, in 1962; her parents, Owen and Hannah Jane Price; her daughter, T. Colleen Stamm; and her infant son, Melvin P. Faricy. Survivors include R. Owen (Ceciliamae) Faricy, Colorado Springs; J. Roland (Teresa Mae) Faricy, Pueblo; and Patricia J. Otis of Denver. Also survived by 18 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. Recitation of rosary and Mass of Christian Burial at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 9, 1987, at Christ the King Church. Interment at Faricy family plot, Roselawn Cemetery. Family respectfully requests any donations be made to Christ the King Church. Family will receive friends and family at 12 Silverweed Court, home of Roland and Teresa Mae Faricy, after services.
Faricy, Huberta M.
Huberta M. Faricy - Pueblo Chieftain - March 25, 1987 - Huberta M. Faricy was born in Kansas City, Mo., and passed away March 23, 1987, in Pueblo, Colo. Wife of John L. Farley, of the family home. Mother of John L. (Betty) Faricy Jr., Martin B. Faricy, Dennis L. (Noelle) Faricy and William D. (Bernadine) Faricy. Grandmother of Laura R. Faricy, Sean L. Faricy, Kristina N. Faricy, Jessica A. Faricy and Tracie M. Faricy. Daughter of Fronie Cooper. Sister of William A. (Jackie) Cooper, Jack Cooper, Mary Lou (Frank) Ward and Darrow (Marie) Cooper. Sister-in-law of Mona Wilbar and Rhea McGovern. Services at Shrine of St. Therese: Recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Thursday. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Contributions may be made in her name to Dream Weavers direct or through the funeral home office. At the family request, casket will remain closed. Respects may be paid from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and prior to services at the church.
Faricy, James R. Jr.
James R. Faricy Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - August 25, 2000 - James R. Faricy Jr., age 49, died after a lengthy illness, Aug. 23, 2000. Survived by his loving wife, Robin; and his cherished daughters, Heather (John) Hull, Crystal and Amanda. Also survived by brothers, Mel (Katie) Faricy and Brian Faricy; sisters, Huberta (Mike) Johnson, Terrie (Mike) McCabe; and his parents, J. Roland and Teresa Mae Faricy; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his brothers, Jerome A. and Kevin J. Faricy. He was a lifetime Pueblo resident. He dedicated his life to the family automobile and trucking business, Faricy Motors and Faricy Truck and Equipment. James was a member of Christ the King Parish, BPOE No. 90, C.A.D.A., N.A.D.A., and was the chairman of the P.S.A.S. Governing Council. He was loved dearly and was a wonderful father. He will be missed by all of his family and friends. We will always love you Daddy, you will be in our hearts forever. In lieu of food and flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Therese Catholic School in care of George McCarthy Funeral Home. Memorial service, Friday, Aug. 25, 2000, 11 a.m., Christ the King Church. Family and friends will be received at the family home following the service.
Felix Farino - Pueblo Chieftain - March 02, 2004 - Felix Farino passed away Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, at the home of his granddaughter, Vanessa. Felix worked for the CF&I Steel Mill for over 30 years before retiring. Felix is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Marine Farino. Felix leaves behind to cherish the memories of his life, special granddaughter, Vanessa (Cayetano Rodriguez) Vasquez; great-grandchildren, Tasheena, Roberto and Ana Maria; daughter, Rose Marie Chavez; children, Charles (Margaret) Cravens, Rebecca (Jim) Hoover, Debra (Michael) Friloux, Don (Trudy) Chi, Anna Chavez, Agnes Walker, Robert (Pat) Chavez, Pat Olgein; sisters, Ann Farino, Mary Salimeno and Connie Rigirozzi; numerous nieces and nephews, grandchildren and numerous special friends. Rosary recitation, 6 p.m. Tuesday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Service will be held beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 3, 2004, at the Rose Chapel. Interment follows at Imperial Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
A. Faris - Huerfano World - November 9, 1989 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1923: The funeral services for A. Faris were conducted by Rev. Jaramillo in Spanish, Rev. James in English and Mike Saliba in Syrian to a large gathering of friends. [Editor's Note: A. Faris died October 28, 1923. Obituary listed Walsenburg World, November 3, 1923, Page 1.]
Faris, James P.
James P. Faris - Huerfano World - March 14, 1991 - James (Jim) P. Faris of Las Vegas, NV, died March 3, 1991, in Veterans Hospital in Loma Linda, CA. Born Mar. 17, 1918, in Farisita; he was a veteran of the U.S. Army during WW II and was a rancher and water commissioner in the Walsenburg area for many years. Mr. Faris moved to Denver in 1966 and retired in Las Vegas 12 years ago. Survivors are his wife, Elsie, Las Vegas; four sons, Harry Faris, Sacramento, CA, Willy Faris, Pueblo, Sam Faris, Valencia, CA and Kim Faris, Green River, WY; three daughters, Jeannette Earhart and Regina Murphy, both of Green River and Vivian Faris, Denver; a brother, Joe Faris, Walsenburg; a sister, Jeannette Thach, Walsenburg; 12 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Military memorial service will be in Ft. Logan National Cemetery, Denver at 2 p.m., Friday, Mar. 22.
Faris, John S.
John S. Faris - Huerfano World - April 20, 1989 - Huerfano native John Faris, of Walsenburg, died in Huerfano County Hospital Apr. 17, 1989, after a lengthy illness. He was 75. Born June 5, 1913, in Farisita, the son of Asperidon and Louise (Saliba) Faris, he attended school in Walsenburg and after graduating went to New Mexico Military institute in Roswell, NM. Mr. Faris ranched in Huerfano, Custer, Otero, and Crowley Counties and on the Western Slope. He also had ranches in Wyoming, Washington, Montana, Oregon, and Minnesota. He also, engaged in numerous businesses including restaurant/motel and stores. He worked as a coal miner, at CF&I Steel Mill, the Pueblo Depot and in the Pueblo railroad yards. He married the former Juanita M. Burrus in Raton, NM, May 10, 1949. Mr. Faris was a past member of the Order of the Eagles, the Huerfano County Cattlemen's Association and served several years on the Gardner School Board. He was a member of the Gardner Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Juanita, of the family home; three daughters, Raye Hensen, Willard, MO; Louise Reece, IA; and Beth Avery, Orlando, FL; a sister, Jeannette Thach, Walsenburg; two brothers, James Faris, Las Vegas, NV and Joe Faris, Walsenburg; 19 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren 16 nieces and nephews and 32 grand-nieces and nephews. Funeral service was Wednesday from J.M. Antle Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Farisita cemetery. A reception followed at the Marlboro Inn. J.M. Antle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Faris, Joseph Edward
Joseph Edward Faris - Huerfano World - September 11, 2003 - Joseph Edward Faris was born Dec. 8, 1920 at home in Farisita to Huerfano County pioneers Asperidon and Louise Faris. He was preceded in death by his sister, Jeannette Thach; brothers, John S., Raymond and James P. Faris, He is survived by his beautiful wife of 61 years, Mary A. Faris; seven loving children, Joy Faris, Ray Faris (Diann), Gay Faris (Dave Farmer), Jann Vail (Tom), Edna, Dust (Randy), Andy Faris and Nick Faris; 15 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and special friends Mighty Dog and Sissy. He died Sept. 4 in his home. He lived all his life in Huerfano County and was an undersheriff, water commissioner for 18 years, cattle rancher and land developer in Southern Colorado. Joe was a man of foresight and vision with a brilliant mind. He was a champion negotiator and quick and innovative thinker who loved a challenge either in business or recreation. He was a mentor to and encouraged many young people in his business and personal life. He was known as the Marlboro man and he and Mary Alice built the well-known Marlboro Inn Motel and Restaurant complex and with their family ran it for many years. He and business partner Red McCombs donated land for the bike and jogging path to Huerfano County. He was a remarkable man and was instrumental as the leader and organizer in the acquisition of the 250,000-acre Pinon Canyon Army base in Southern Colorado. He loved ranching and the land and the lifestyle. He was an avid golfer and excellent bridge player. He loved to gamble at the crap tables and enjoyed watching all sports especially the Denver Broncos. He treasured his family and animals. He had a great sense of humor and had an incredible zest for life. He was a founding member of the Walsenburg Golf Club, a member of Grandote Golf Club, a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge and a member of the La Costa Country Club in Carlsbad, CA, where he spent many winters. He loved the life he lived and lived the life he loved. He will be missed by countless friends and family members. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials in his name to the local Fox Theater or St. Mary's Senior Outreach Program, Walsenburg.
Fariss, S. N. Jr.
S. N. Fariss Jr. – Durango Democrat – April 13, 1901 – Word has been received of the suicide at Baker City, Ore., of S. N. Fariss, Jr., a former well known Pueblo real estate dealer.
Farley, John B.
Dr. John B. Farley – Pueblo Star Journal – October 8, 1973 – Dr. John B. Farley, prominent Pueblo physician, late of 529 Colorado Ave., passed away unexpectedly at Parkview Episcopal Hospital, Oct. 7, 1973. Born in Denver, Dr. Farley attended Regis College and for several years was employed at CF&I Corp., prior to pre-medical study at Creighton University, Omaha, Neb. A graduate of St. Louis University Medical School, Dr. Farley began his medical practice in Pueblo in 1932, and founded the Farley Clinic in 1950. During WW II, Dr. Farley served as commander U.S. Navy and was chief medical officer on the S.S. Lurline, the largest ship in the Pacific at that time. Member St. Patrick Parish, Colorado State Health Committee, Colorado Commission on Mental Health, American Medical Society, Colorado Medical Association, Pueblo County Medical Association, Denver Club, Denver; El Paso Club, Colorado Springs; Pueblo Country Club, Board of Directors Rocky Mountain Chapter Arthritis Foundation, past president Pueblo Symphony Association. Former member District 60 School Board, Director of International Association of Laryngectomees and former director Pueblo Metropolitan Museum Association. Recipient Man-of-the-Year Award of National Jewish Hospital, May 1973. Chairman City-County Health Department. Chairman and commissioner Housing Authority, Pueblo County, Colo. Member of Executive Committee Parkview Episcopal Hospital; Commissioned, commander Knights of St. Gregory; State Master 4th Degree Knights of Columbus; Delegate to Democratic National Convention, 1940, member of Committee on Rules Order of Business; Delegate to Democratic National Convention 1956 and 1960, member Platform Committee, Commander U.S. Navy Reserve, active duty 1941-1945; physician to Prime Minister John Curtin and his War Cabinet en route from Australia to London to attend Prime Minister's Conference, London 1944. Awarded citation from Prime Minister of Australia. Member of Colorado State Board of Medical Examiners for 30 years; member and delegate to National Congress on Medical Education from State Board of Medical Examiners, State of Colorado for 30 years. Recipient of Veterans of Foreign Wars citation and medal for outstanding local, state and national community service, April 13, 1953. Past chief of staff of St. Mary Hospital Staff Committee that culminated building St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. Member Parkview Episcopal Hospital and St. Mary-Corwin Hospital staffs. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Mary M. Farley, of the family home; one son, Thomas T. Farley, and one sister, Mrs. Marcella Dillon, both of Pueblo. Four grandchildren, John B. Farley III, Michael M. Farley, Kelly Farley and Anne-Michele Farley, also survive. Rosary recitation 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, T. G. McCarthy Chapel. Con-celebrated Mass of the Resurrection 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Patrick Church. Interment, Roselawn. For those who wish, contributions may be made to the John B. Farley Foundation, in memory of Dr. Farley, through the funeral home office.
Farley, Lois O.
Lois O. Farley - Pueblo Chieftain - March 08, 2006 - Lois O. Farley, 88, born Feb. 5, 1918, in South Manitou Island, Mich., passed away March 5, 2006. Preceded in death by husband, Robert Farley; parents, Lawrence and Myrtle Haas; brother, Theron Haas and infant sister, Jessie Bells. Survived by sons, Wayne R. (Mary Jo), James W. (Gerry) of Pueblo; grandchildren, Jeffrey (Theresa) Farley, Jayne (Ray) Renkosik, Jennifer (David) Aldag and Melissa (Daniel) Colussi; great-grandchildren, Emily and Sean Farley, Dylan and Deandra McCain, Justin Renkosik, Alyssa Marquez, Brett and Julia Boerner, Emily and Erin Aldag. Memorial service, 2 p.m. - Pueblo Chieftain - March 10, 2006 -, at the Penthouse of the Presbyterian Towers, 220 W. 15th St. The family respectfully requests the omission of food or flowers. Contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.
Farley, Mary Magdalen
Mary Magdalen Farley - Pueblo Chieftain - October 18, 1999 - Mary Magdalen Farley, 94, passed away October 15, 1999. Vigil service, Monday, 7 p.m., and Funeral Mass, Tuesday, 9:30 a.m., St. Patrick Church. Viewing, Monday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Widow of the late Dr. John B. Farley, prominent physician, surgeon and civic leader who passed away in October, 1973. Survived by son, Tom; and daughter-in-law, Kathy of Pueblo; grandchildren Father John of Rocky Ford, Michael and his wife Stella of Denver, Anne and Kelly and her husband John Kasados, of Pueblo; and great-grandchildren, Maria Magdalen, Isabella Kathleen, and Thomas Maxson of Denver; sister Agnes Tancred Horan; and her sons, Patrick and his child Sean; Matthew and his wife Jeannie; and his daughters, Flannery, Madeline and Mary Laurel Horan, all of Ft. Smith, Ark.; and third son, Michael of Santa Fe; nephew, Finley Isler of Houston, Texas; niece Mary Catherine Snyder of Miami, Fla., niece, Ann Seibert of Glendale, Calif.; and her sons, Eric of St. Genevieve, Mo., and Mark a Christian Evangelist in China; and grand-nephew James Tancred of Fayetteville, Ark. In 1942, she co-chaired Pueblo's War Bond drive and later was active on the Community Welfare Council. She and her husband founded the John B. Farley Foundation - the result of the Russian launching of Sputnik during the Cold War. The first scholarship recipients were math students in the parochial schools. The foundation now provides small grants for multiple kinds of programs and improvements. Mary was the first President of the Diocesean Council of Catholic Women, 1946-48 and was president of the Colorado State Medical Auxiliary in the 1950s. She established the Trees for Tomorrow program in Pueblo in 1978, helped begin the Greenway and Nature Center and was a major leader in state historical work. She was the recipient of many awards for her work including the Sertoma Club Award for significant and meritorious work for mankind in 1983; Outstanding Achievement Award from the Union Avenue Historic District in 1984; Arkansas Valley Historical Society's Citizen Action Award for preservation of Open Space in places of ecological and historical interest for her successful work to save the Honor Farm for the Greenway in 1977, and was cited for her dedication in the restoration of the Pike's Stockade location in 1977. Mary was named Woman of the Year by the Girls Club of Pueblo in 1985 for her role in modeling for young women. She served as President of the Friends of the Parks and Recreation in the city on several occasions and was honored for her work in the preservation and restoration of trees in Pueblo in 1985. In that same year she was saluted by St. Mary-Corwin Hospital for setting standards of excellence in community service in Colorado and was the Parkview Medical Center Starlight Dinner honoree in 1986 for her service to humanity. In 1991, El Pueblo Museum nominated her as Outstanding Woman for Women's History Week in Colorado and in 1993 the Assistance League recognized her for her outstanding charitable work in Pueblo. In 1994 she was inducted into the Pueblo Hall of Fame for her extraordinary efforts for the betterment of Pueblo, and in 1996 the Pueblo County Historical Society recognized her for her 60 years of efforts to preserve Pueblo history. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Catholic Diocese of Pueblo, Bishop Arthur Tafoya bestowed the Jubilee Award on her for her involvement in service for the Church. She was the author of several historical books and pamphlets. She was known by her family to have been a wonderful wife, mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother. No question about it, she was also a great Democrat. The family is deeply grateful to her caregivers Ms. Bettye Colbert, Ms. Vicki Otero, Ms. Jane Howard, Ms. Olivia Aguirre, Ms. Cecily Sandoval, Ms. Terri Archabeque, Dr. Steve Rust, Dr. Janice Kulik, the employees of Parkview Medical Center and years ago, Ms. Lillie Mae Webster. In lieu of food or flowers, please consider contributions to the Southern Colorado Community Foundation, 207 W. Sixth St., Pueblo, Colo., 81003, for the benefit of her interests in the parks, Pueblo County history and the historic Union Avenue improvements.
Farmer, Carol Jean
Carol Jean Farmer - Pueblo Chieftain - May 30, 2006 - Carol Jean Farmer. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Thursday, Temple Baptist Church, 3030 Thatcher Ave., Pueblo.
Farmer, Earl V.
Earl V. Farmer – Pueblo Chieftain - February 17, 1991 – Earl V. Farmer, late of Eads, passed away at a local hospital, February 14, 1991. Survived by his sisters, Wanda W. Webb, Pueblo, Velma Graybeal, Berthoud, Dorothy Hemel, Dighton, Kan., brother Marvin Farmer, Berthoud, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Service 2 pm Monday, Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Dr. Robert Hughbanks officiating. Cremation will follow at the Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.
Farmer, Emma Ione
Emma Ione Farmer - Pueblo Chieftain - September 29, 2005 - Emma Ione Farmer, 82, passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2005 at Brighton Care Center, Brighton, CO. Ione was born February 21, 1923 in Bedford, Wyoming, to Emma and Thomas Gerald Wheeler. She moved to Pueblo with her family in 1942 and has resided in the Denver area for the last ten years. She was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where she held many teaching positions and served as a Spanish Extraction missionary for 2 years. She loved her family, attending the Temple, reading, singing, and taking Road Trips! Ione is survived by her children: Malva Luben, Brighton, CO; Barbara Jackson, Harlingen, TX.; Robert Farmer, Richardson, TX.; Frank Farmer, Fayetteville, AR.; and Lucinda Farmer, Cold Springs, NV. She was "Gramma Sugar" to numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister, Shannon Chase of Pueblo, Colo., and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sons, Dean F. Farmer and Thomas Farmer. The family would like to thank the staff at Brighton Care Center for their loving care of our beloved Mother and Grandmother. Funeral Services will be held at 9:00am, Saturday, October 1, at the LDS Chapel in Brighton. Interment will be at Imperial Gardens in Pueblo at 3:00 p.m.
Farmer, Emma R.
Emma R. Farmer - Pueblo Chieftain - March 14, 2004 - Emma R. Farmer, 81, passed away March 11, 2004. Survived by her husband of 58 years, Clyde Farmer; siblings, Rudy Tekavich, Edward Tekavich, Robert Tekavich, Agnes Reffel and Dorothy Kalb, all of Pueblo; sister-in-law, Janet (Hollis) Duke of Lubbock, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews. Emma was born June 5, 1922, in Pueblo. She worked at the Hirsch Family grocery stores, starting in 1957, and retired from the Belmont Super Foods in 1984. Member of Christ the King Church and life member of W.S.A. Fraternal Life. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, March 15, 2004, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with the Rev. Father Tom Adrians officiating. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association through the funeral home.
Farmer, Frederick, J. Sr.
Frederick J. Farmer Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - June 30, 1997 - Frederick J. Farmer Sr., 84, passed away June 28, 1997. Survived by his grandchildren, Frederick J. "Jim" (Tammy) Farmer III of Pueblo, Jerry (Trish) Farmer of Canon City, Debbie (Lee) Borden and Jamie Farmer, both of Montrose- brother, Paul (Vivian) Farmer of Pueblo- daughter-in-law, Merrilee F. Robertson of Montrose- niece, Helen (Dan) Schultz of Rocky Ford- seven great-grandchildren and special friend, Shirley Hiler of Pueblo. Preceded in death by his wife, Lena Mae Farmer in 1993- sons, Fred J. Farmer Jr., in 1979, and Ralph E. Farmer, in 1994. Born on Sept. 8, 1912, in Pueblo. Fred retired from CF&I Steel Corp. as a crane operator after many years of service. Member of Lake Avenue Baptist Church- South Pueblo Lodge No. 31 AF & AM- Pueblo York Rite Bodies and the Veteran Motor Car Club of America. He will lie in state at the funeral home from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Tuesday. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, 1997, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Harold Tuttle officiating. Interment and Masonic Rites will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, those who desire may make memorials to a charity of their choice in memory of Mr. Farmer. The family will receive friends at the Farmer home on Wabash following the service.
Farmer, Lucian G.
Lucian G. Farmer - Pueblo Chieftain - December 28, 1986 - Lucian G. Farmer passed away Dec. 26, 1986. Husband of Mrs. Della Farmer of the family home; father of Clyde (Emma) Farmer, Pueblo, and Mrs. Janet (Hollis) Duke, Lubbock Texas; grandfather of five and great-grandfather of seven. He was born on March 3, 1895, in Jackson County, Ky., and was retired from the Bureau of Reclamation. Member of New Zion Kentucky Lodge 651, AF&AM, and veteran of the U. S. Army. Graveside Masonic rites will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mountain View Cemetery.
Farmer, Paul W.
Paul W. Farmer - Pueblo Chieftain - November 14, 1997 - Paul W. Farmer, 82, passed away Nov. 12, 1997, at Pioneer Health Care Center in Rocky Ford. Survived by his wife of 59 years, Vivian R. Farmer- daughter, Helen (Dan) Schultz, Rocky Ford- son-in-law, Steve (Shirl) Bateman, Pueblo- grandchildren, Dawn and Stan McFall, Avondale, Sandy and Travis Littlefield, Rocky Ford, Shawn and Melinda Schultz, Reuter, Mo., Paula and Matt Martinez, Pueblo- great-grandchildren, Kevin, Cole, Michael and Charles McFall, Tonya and Kai Littlefield, Cody, Casey and Dakota Schutz. Preceded in death by his father, William James Farmer- mother, Helen Hunt (nee Ritchie) Farmer- son, Baby Boy Farmer- daughter, Pauline Bateman- and grandson, Gordon Wesley Clawson. Born on May 31, 1915, in Pueblo. Paul owned and operated Farmer's Service, AA Cab Company and Farmer's Wrecker Service. Fifty-50-year member of both South Pueblo Lodge No. 31, AF&AM and Pueblo Chapter No. 7, O.E.S., also member of Pueblo Commandery No. 3, Knights Templar and Veteran Motor Car Club of America including the Pueblo and Canon City chapters. Funeral service, 10:30 Saturday, Nov. 15, 1997, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Pat Hurley officiating. Interment and Masonic Rites will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives at 3107 W. 27th Street (off Lowell Ave.).
Farmer, Vivian R.
Vivian R. Farmer - Pueblo Chieftain - October 04, 1999 - Vivian R. Farmer, 79, passed away October 2, 1999. Vivian was predeceased by her husband, Paul W. Farmer; parents, George and Alice Ekard and children, Pauline Bateman and Baby Boy Farmer. Survived by her daughter, Helen (Daniel) Schultz of Rocky Ford; grandchildren, Dawn (Stanley) McFall of Pueblo, Sandra (Travis) Littlefield of Rocky Ford, Shawn (Melinda) Schultz of Pueblo and Paula Bateman of California; great-grandchildren, Kevin, Cole, Michael, and Charles McFall, Tonya and Kai Littlefield, Cody, Casey and Dakotah Schultz. Born on Feb. 4, 1920, in Atchison, Kan. Vivian and Paul owned and operated an auto repair and wrecker service and operated Yellow Cab Company for many years in Pueblo. Member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, 50-year member Pueblo Chapter No. 7, O.E.S., Ladies of the G.A.R., Royal Gorge Doll Club, Royal Gorge Chapter Motor Club and charter member of Pueblo Arkansas Valley Chapter VMCCA. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with the Rev. Pat Hurley officiating. Eastern Star Service by Pueblo Chapter No. 7, O.E.S. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 439 Westwood Lane after 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Cecilia Farnen - Las Vegas Review-Journal - June 15, 2005 - Las Vegas, NV - Cecilia Farnen passed away June 11, 2005, in Las Vegas. Cecilia was born Jan. 8, 1920, in Aguilar, Colo., to John and Faye Zamore. She is survived by her husband, James D. Farnen (Jim); daughter, Marlene Wilson (Ricardo) of Las Vegas; grandchildren, Valerie J. Schroder (Bill) of Texas, and Debora K. Walter of Colorado; great-grandchildren, Edward and Nicholas of Texas; numerous nieces and nephews including Dorothy Romero (Orlando) of Westminster, Colo.; and brothers-in-law, Richard Farnen of Denver, and Joseph Farnen of Illinois. Devote Catholic Cecilia was a member of All Saints Catholic Church in Denver, and of Saint Joseph, Husband of Mary, Catholic Church, in Las Vegas. She belonged to the Lydia's in Denver, and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus in Las Vegas. Rosary will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 16. Mass of Christian burial to follow at 10 a.m., both at Saint Joseph, Husband of Mary, Catholic Church, 7260 W. Sahara Ave. A second rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 19. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, June 20, both at All Saints Catholic Church in Denver. Burial will be at Mount Olivet Mausoleum in Denver. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to one of the above mentioned churches.
Timothy Farnham - Pueblo Chieftain - January 17, 1986 - Timothy Farnham, 36, departed this life on Jan. 15, 1986. Survived by wife, Marilyn (McGrath) Farnham, sons, Michael Conners, Jeffry Conners, and stepson, Jeremy McGrath, all of Pueblo; stepdaughter, Nicole McGrath of Pueblo; stepfather, Carl Kole, and mother, Marian Kole of Lincoln City, Ore.; brothers, Terry Farnham of Boise, Idaho, Carl (Joan) Kole of Denver, Tom Farnham of Austin, Texas, Scott McKay of Minneapolis, Minn.; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Frank and Carol Dace; and best friends, Joel (Nancy) Buchanan, Clarence (Anita) DeHaven and Ernie (Bonnie) Castallano. Also survived by many friends. Mr. Farnham was born on Nov. 1, 1949, in Colorado Springs and lived in Pueblo for the past 20 years. He was a veteran of Vietnam service with the U.S. Navy. Memorial service at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 1986, at Imperial Chapel. Family will receive friends at 88 Kingsley following memorial service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rocky Mountain Eye Bank in Timothy Farnham's name. Donations may be made through Imperial Funeral Home.
Farnsworth, John D.
John D. Farnsworth - Pueblo Chieftain - February 12, 2006 - John D. Farnsworth "Jack," passed away Feb. 9, 2006. Jack was born in 1924 in Denver, Colo. Jack enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1940 at 16 years old and served in Europe during WWII. A Pueblo resident since 1960, Jack loved Pueblo and always bragged that it was the best kept secret in Colorado. Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Lavona in 1993; and son, Dace at 16 years old in 1976. Also preceded in death by his sister, Marybeth Theobald. Survived by daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Dave Boykin; granddaughters, Rachel and Joanna Boykin of Pueblo; and brother, Richard Farnsworth of Seattle. Also, survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Jack was a long-time general contractor and real estate broker in Pueblo, building many homes, especially in the Belmont area. He was past president of the Pueblo Home Builders Association. He enjoyed many activities throughout his life including scuba diving, skiing, flying small planes, fishing, gardening, photography and music. Jack and his friends were responsible for starting the Schussbaumers Ski Club in Georgetown, Colo., in the 1950's and it still exists today in Breckenridge, Colo. His music collection was renown among his friends, including everything from Waylon and Willie to Ella Fitzgerald. He liked to play it all at maximum volume to make sure everyone understood how good it was. Jack will be remembered for a hearty laugh, positive attitude and enjoyment of life. Extra special thanks to Jack's girlfriends at Alterra Wynwood, who took such exceptional care of him for seven years. Special thanks also to Dr. Earl Eifert for his compassionate care of both Jack and Lavona. Celebration of Jack's life, 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, 2006, at Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel, with interment to follow in Roselawn Cemetery. Friends and family will be received after the service at 1119 Candytuft in Pueblo. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made in Jack's name to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice House.
Farr, Annie Lydia
Annie Lydia Farr - Pueblo Chieftain - October 24, 1936 - Mrs. Annie Lydia Farr, services 7 p.m. Monday. Davis Mortuary chapel. To Roselawn.
Farr, Conrad J.
Lieut. Conrad J. Farr - Huerfano World - December 31, 1992 - Huerfano County Dairy - Fifty Years Ago - Lieut. Conrad J. Farr, 24, former resident, son of Mrs. Vernie Farr Hutchcraft and nephew of the former Miss Mary Unfug, was killed in action in the Western Europe area on Dec. 20. He has a sister, Zeralda Richards of Trinidad and a brother, Edward, of the U.S. Navy.
Farr, David Ezekiel
David Ezekiel Farr - Walsenburg World - March 21, 1922 - The Life History Of David E. Farr - David Ezekiel Farr was born December 19, 1854 in Ken County, Texas. He was the child of a family of twelve children born to David Henry Farr and his wife, Martha Hurston Farr. His father was a pioneer cattleman in the days when life on this border was full of experiences typical of those romantic days. After taking advantage of the meager school facilities afforded, David, with his brothers, James, Ed, and the late Jefferson B. Farr, was engaged in the cattle business with his father, whose interests extended from the northern states of Mexico to the Kansas trails. Their headquarters were Austin, Texas, where David Farr, Sr. built with his own hands the first brick house in the little settlement which has since become the capital of that great state. Mr. Farr was first married in 1880, and to this union two children, Jessie and James D. were born. The second child, James D. mother died shortly after the birth of [ Karen's note: This is how it reads and is obviously an unfinished sentence.] In January 1885, at Mason, Texas, David Farr married Minnie Taylor, the daughter of a prominent pioneer Texas planter, and one year later moved to Colorado, locating on a ranch on the lower Cucharras River in Huerfano County. In 1886 the family moved to Walsenburg, where they have since resided. Mr. Farr went into the mercantile business in a small way, and in 1887 opened the first confectionary store in Walsenburg. During the succeeding years he engaged successfully in various lines of mercantile pursuit until 1902, when he was appointed water commissioner by Governor McDonald which position he ably filled until 1906. In 1907 he was appointed state game and fish commissioner by Governor Buchiel. During his two year term in this office Mr. Farr instituted the fish hatcheries near Meeker, and the largest one in the mountain states at Del Norte. He stocked many streams in Colorado with high grade game and food fish. His best known work along this line is the development of the Gunnison River section. He was also instrumental in introducing the Chinese pheasants into the northern section of the state, where these beautiful birds still abound in great numbers. In 1909 Mr. Farr was appointed undersheriff of Huerfano County, in which capacity he served as aid to the late Jefferson B. Farr until 1916. In 1921, he was appointed by Gov. Shoup water commissioner for Dist. No. 15, comprising Huerfano County and the southern part of Pueblo County, which position he held until the day of his demise, March 17, 1922. He is survived by his widow, one daughter, Jessie Farr Craddock, and two sons, James D. Farr, and Thos. S. Farr, all of Walsenburg. Another daughter, Carolyn, died in 1912. There are also six grandchildren and two great grand children. Mr. Farr was a charter member of Walsenburg Lodge No. 1086, B.P.O. Elks, in which organization he was deeply interested. The entire community marks with grief the passing of another pioneer, who has played no small part in the growth, development and upbuilding of his town, his county, and his state. He was a good husband and father, and a good citizen whom everyone loved, admired and respected. His loss will be keenly felt. The funeral of Mr. Farr was held Tuesday afternoon at the Presbyterian church, funeral discourses being given by Rev. J.Y. Bowman of the Methodist church and Rev. G.S. Derley of the Presbyterian church. Services at the grave were conducted by charter members of the Elks' lodge. The many floral tributes testified to the esteem in which he was universally held. David Ezekiel Farr - Huerfano World - March 15, 2001- This Week in Walsenburg History - 1922: Eight people died of the flu this week, including David Ezekiel Farr, Herman Veltman and Mrs. Carolina Mazzone.
Farr, David Henry
Capt. David Henry Farr - World Independent – November 29, 1880 - Died at Enis, Texas, on November 29th, Capt. D.H. Farr - Capt. Farr was known throughout the entire state, being an early settler, captain of a ranger company at a time when such services called for the best blood of Texas. He has seen service all up and down the frontier, and was a highly respected and a most valued citizen of the state. He was among the early settlers of Austin, building, indeed one of the first dwellings of that city. His remains were shipped to Austin for burial, which took place Wednesday, Nov. 30th. Captain Farr was the grandfather of Mrs. H.M. Tedford of this city, to whom is extended the sincere sympathies of the Standard, and her many friends. (San Angelo Standard) Captain Farr will be remembered by our people as at one time a resident here and the father of the Farr boys, Edward, J.B. and D.E., to whom the sympathy of all is extended.
Edward Farr - Sheriff Edward Farr Huerfano County - On the morning of July 16, 1899, Huerfano County Sheriff Edward Farr joined a posse in the New Mexico Territory town of Cimarron. The posse was searching for the famous Sam Ketchum Gang that had been robbing banks, trains and postal units in New Mexico and Arizona for many years. Their latest escapade had been the robbery of a Colorado & Southern train on July 11th, just south of Folsom, in the New Mexico Territory. That evening, the posse caught up with a remnant of the gang, consisting of Sam Ketchum, G. W. Franks (alias Will Carver) and Elza Lay (alias William McGinnis). During the attack on the camp, Sheriff Farr was shot three times and died within minutes. Ketchum was later arrested and hung on April 26, 1901 in New Mexico for train robbery. Lay escaped but was arrested on August 16th, tried, convicted of Farr's death and sentenced to life imprisonment. Franks was never caught. Ironically, Lay was pardoned by New Mexico Governor Otero on January 10, 1906. Sheriff Farr was one of southern Colorado's largest ranchers and was eulogized as "a man of generous impulses and unyielding courage". Also killed in the gun battle was New Mexico Deputy Sheriff M. Love.
Farr, Enid E.
Enid E. Farr - Pueblo Chieftain - December 1, 1987 - Mrs. Enid E. Farr passed away Nov. 28, 1987, in Denver. Survived by her sons, Don W. Farr, Pueblo, Melvin Farr, Westminster, Colo., and James Farr, Louisiana; brother, Theodore Russell, Boone, Colo.; sisters, Goldie Goins, La Junta, Byrdie Beachump, Converse, Texas, and Allie Dalton, Pacific Grove, Calif. Survived also by 14 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Born April 12, 1909, in Littleton, Colo., and had been a longtime Pueblo resident. She served as a LPN for Parkview Episcopal Hospital and then for Pueblo Manor Nursing Home. Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Rouch Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Chuck Anderson officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.
Farr, Gertrude M.
Gertrude M. Farr - Huerfano World - December 1, 1994 - Huerfano Gertrude M. Farr, 97, of Walsenburg, died Nov. 25, 1994 in Walsenburg Care Center where she had lived since early 1991. Born June 27, 1897, in Walsenburg to Tanasalado and Carmelita Duran Vallejos, she lived her entire life in Huerfano County and attended local schools. Her step-father was the postmaster in Cuchara. At age 93, Mrs. Farr fell off a peach tree and broke her hip. From that time her health began to fail and she moved into the Care Center. The last of 11 children, Mrs. Farr is survived by a son, Nestor Mestas, Albany, CA; an adopted daughter, Miller Cruz, Northglenn; eight grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral mass and rosary will be from St. Mary Church at 11 a.m. Thursday (today). Burial will be in North St. Mary Cemetery.
Mrs. Helen Farr - Walsenburg World – April 8, 1930 - Mrs. J.B. Farr Dies Monday - Mrs. Helen Farr, wife of J.B. Farr, 207 East Kansas Ave., died yesterday – her 35th birthday. Two daughters and her husband survive her – Louise Josephine, 6, and Karla Helen, 2. Funeral services will be in charge of the Benefiel mortuary.
Farr, James D.
James D. Farr - Walsenburg World – November 14, 1974 - Service Friday For James Farr, 92 - James D. Farr, 92, of 328 East Fourth Street, Walsenburg, was dead on arrival at Huerfano Memorial Hospital late Monday afternoon, Nov. 11, 1974, after suffering an apparent heart attack at his home. Mr. Farr, known affectionately as “Jim” was born at Kerrville, Tex., Feb. 7, 1882. He came to Colorado with his father, David Farr, after the death of his mother, when Jim was a very young boy. His father homesteaded right next to Jeff Farr, Jim's uncle, a well remembered sheriff in Huerfano County for 18 years in the early 1900's. The family moved into town from the homestead so that Jim could attend school which he did through the tenth grade. While a youth he was kept busy cowboying for his father and later became a stockman himself. He also was deputy water commissioner and deputy game commissioner under Gov. Billy Adams. During the early years he was also a guard at Walsen Camp. He retired in 1942. Mr. Farr's first wife, Daisy Potter, died in 1936 of pneumonia. In 1939 he married Gertrudes Vallejos Mestas, daughter of another pioneer family of Huerfano County. Besides his wife, Gertrudes, Mr. Farr is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Iola Doughty, Tucson, Ariz., and Mrs. Anna Lois Ward, San Diego, Calif.; three step-sons, Pete Guerrero, Walsenburg, Tony Mestas, San Francisco, Calif., and Nestor Mestas, San Francisco, Calif.; grandchildren, nieces and nephew also survive. Wake services will be held 7:30 p.m. at St. Mary's church, Thursday (today). Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St Mary's Church. Interment will be in the Masonic Cemetery. Boies Almont is in charge of the arrangements.
Farr, James D. (Mrs.)
Mrs. James D. Farr - World Independent – October 5, 1926 - Mrs. James D. Farr Dies Last Night - Death claimed Mrs. James D. Farr last night at 6 o'clock at her home at 328 Pennsylvania Avenue. A long standing case of cancer is said to be the cause of death. Mrs. Farr has been a resident of Walsenburg for almost 26 years and is well known in the county as well as in the city. She leaves a husband and three children, Dave, Iola, and Anna Lois. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon from the Methodist church under the direction of the Benefiel mortuary.
Farr, Louise Evans
Louise Evans Farr - Pueblo Chieftain - January 30, 2000 - Louise Evans Farr died on Jan. 14, 2000, at the Howard County General Hospital hospice near her home in Columbia, Md. Louise's father, Frank Evans, was president of the Colorado Savings Bank in Colorado Springs. Louise was the granddaughter of Frank S. Hoag, former publisher of the Pueblo Star-Journal and Chieftain and the cousin of Robert Rawlings, the present publisher. Her brother, Frank Evans, represented Pueblo and southern Colorado in Congress from 1964 until 1978. Along with her family, she shared a summer home in Beulah, Colo., with her brother and their children and grandchildren. Mrs. Farr was a lifelong advocate for peace, human dignity and civil rights. After graduating from Vassar College in 1943, she served as executive director of the Unity Council, a collaborative of civic organizations concerned with ending racial and ethnic discrimination in Denver. The council helped to enact the nation's first fair employment practices legislation and to right the record of the unjust, inhumane exclusion of persons of Japanese extraction from the West Coast during World War II. It also succeeded in desegregating many public facilities in Denver. After graduating from Yale Law School in 1951, she wrote a newsletter describing the problems and progress of Native Americans in their quest for justice. She also was active in the peace and nuclear nonproliferation movements. More recently, she worked as a volunteer for Physicians for Social Responsibility and for the Union of Concerned Scientists. Louise also cared deeply about individual persons. She was a wonderful wife and mother. All persons whose life she touched benefited from her compassion and concern. She died quietly after a series of strokes. Her husband and four children were with her. She hopes those who knew her and cherish human dignity will support the hospice movement. Louise is survived by her husband, Nick Farr, Columbia, Md.; her son, Stephen, Olney, Md., and his children Emily and Alexander; her daughter, Judith Farr, Colorado Springs, and her children Renee and Benjamin, both of whom attend the University of Colorado at Boulder; her daughter, Catherine Langer, Denver, and her children, Jonathan and Amelia; and by her daughter Elizabeth Christofferson, Monument, Colo., and her children, Colin and Julia. Colin also attends the University of Colorado at Boulder. All of them loved Louise dearly --- as did her extended family --- and all will miss her terribly.
Sheriff Farr - West Creek Mining News - July 22, 1899 - Sheriff Farr of Huerfano County Colorado, killed in a battle with outlaws and train robbers July 16, 1899. A brave man who died doing his duty. A man who was loved and esteemed by those who knew him, and whose reputation for gentleness was not less than for courage. The sort of man who helps to make one proud to be called a westerner and a Coloradoan. A man who gave his life for the state and who helped to make civilization possible. Telluride Journal – July 22, 1899 – South of Trinidad, near the New Mexico line, a posse of officers came up with the bandits who last week robbed a Colorado Southern train near Folsom, and a fierce battle ensued. Sheriff Farr was killed and Deputies Love and Smith fatally wounded. The bandits were uninjured and escaped to the hills. Another posse at once started in pursuit. Cripple Creek Morning Times – July 19, 1899 – The remains of Sheriff Farr, who was killed by bandits in New Mexico Sunday, will be buried today at Trinidad.
Farr, Sheriff (Brother of)
Brother of Sheriff Farr - Basalt Journal - February 9, 1907 - Bob McMannis, alias Black Bob, from Oklahoma Territory, was arrested at Pueblo Friday, on a charge of horse stealing by Officers Bell and Billedoux. He is suspected by the officers of having killed a brother of Sheriff Farr of Huerfano County.
Farrar, Geraldine Verda
Geraldine Verda (Yager) Farrar - Pueblo Chieftain - September 19, 2005 - Geraldine Verda (Yager) Farrar, 61, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 16, 2005. Preceded in death by her parents and older brother. Survived by children, Lynn, Mary Beth (Bruce Cavender) Farrar, Mary Theresa (Cory) Henson; grandchildren, Tatyana, Kurstyn, Kyle, Donovan, Hailee, and numerous other family and friends in Buffalo, N.Y. A special thanks to those who were there and made life special and wonderful for Geraldine. Vigil service followed by funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, at Romero Chapel. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall following interment.
Katherine (Tinny) Thatcher Farrar - Pueblo Chieftain - March 21, 2006 - Katherine (Tinny) Thatcher Farrar died at her home in Goodland, Fla., on March 16, 2006, at 88 years old. Tinny was the daughter of the late Mahlon D. and Katherine L. Thatcher of Pueblo, Colo., and the wife of the late Frederick M. Farrar of Colorado Springs, Colo. She grew up in Pueblo, lived in Denver after she was married, then moved to a ranch in the Black Forest. To escape the cold of Colorado, Tinny spent more and more of the winter in southwest Florida. She is survived by her four children, Kit Spahn and Janet Timmerman of Colorado Springs, Logan Farrar of Bellingham, Wash., and Elizabeth Farrar of Santa Rosa, Calif.; and four grandchildren, Katherine Langner of Scottsdale, Ariz., Tiffany Spahn of Portland, Ore., and Ian and Mattie Farrar of Bellingham, Wash. Tinny, the perennial tomboy, was a great lover of the outdoors which suited her to life on a ranch. Her love of nature and animals was translated into a large menagerie of pets, the ability to identify the majority of wildflowers, plants and wild birds in the regions where she lived and traveled and in her efforts to supply the wildlife surrounding her home with food and shelter. She was a supporter of the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and many other animal related charities. The winters spent in Florida led her to develop a great interest in the welfare of marine mammals and after a trip to swim with the dolphins, an ongoing involvement with the Dolphin Research Center in Grassy Key, Fla. Tinny loved to travel whether it was on two legs, four legs, wheels, in the air, on the water or through the pages of a book. She traveled extensively ion the Southwest, Florida and the Bahamas, cruised the inside passage of Alaska, explored the Galapagos, traveled by barge in France and on the Mississippi, and white water rafted in her 70Õs, living an active life until respiratory disease limited her activity. Even when she was no longer able to exercise, her fingers and mind remained active as she spent countless hours creating needlepoint pieces while listening to books on tape. Tinny and her husband Fred traveled the western US, bouncing over many rough and precarious mountain and desert roads, to acquire the initial collection of artifacts that resulted in their founding of the Western Museum of Mining and industry. Tinny was very generous to her fellow men, helping those in need quietly without calling attention to her actions. Those who were privileged to call her a friend are left richer for having been a part of her life. Plans for a memorial service will not be made until her family returns from Florida. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 1025 Northgate Road, Colorado Springs, Colo., 80921, your local humane society or the charity of your choice.
Farrar, Vada E.
Vada E. Farrar - Huerfano World - September 27, 2007 - Vada E. Farrar, born March 12 in La Veta returned to our Lord September 20, 2007 in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 95. She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren Morton Farrar, an infant son, parents, Laura and John Elley, Jr., brothers Carl and Max; and sisters, Flora, Imo, Laura Jane and Ruth. She is survived by her niece, Bessie Vada Oakes, her namesake, of San Antonio Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is also survived by step-daughters, Mildred Fox, Plains, Kansas and Audrey McNutt of Scott City, Kansas, and step-grandchildren. Vada was a member of Grange, Extension Club, and very active in the United Methodist Women in La Veta for many years before moving to Rogers, Arkansas, for her husband's health. She was also very active in the United Methodist Women at Oakley Chapel in Rogers, Arkansas by holding various positions in the UMW. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Oakley Chapel United Methodist Church, 3920 W. Walnut Street, Rogers, Arkansas, 72756 where she was a faithful member for many years, or to the United Methodist Church of La Veta, 420 South Main, La Veta, CO. 81055 where she was also a member for many years. Funeral services will be held in Walsenburg on Thursday, September 27, at 1 p.m. at Boies-Ortega Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at La Veta Cemetery.
James Farrel - Boulder County Courier - November 1, 1878 - Two railroad laborers named Pat Kelcher and James Farrel, who had got into a drunken row at Pueblo, cutting and beating each other badly, were arrested and put into a cell together. During the night flames were seen bursting from the roof of the jail, but before they could be subdued both prisoners were burned to a crisp. The fire is attributed to a lighted candle that was left in the cell at the request of the prisoners. Boulder County News - November 1, 1878 - Burned To Death in the Pueblo Jail - Pueblo, October 20. Two railroad laborers named Pat Kelcher and James Farrel, who had been spreeing for several days, got into a row in South Pueblo last night, when Farrel cut an ugly gash in the throat of Kelcher. The latter then beat up Farrel badly, when both were arrested by Officer Drummond and confined in the calaboose. Dr. Shelburn was called in and dressed their wounds, and at their own request a bucket of water and a lighted candle were left in the calaboose. This was between 12 and 1 o'clock Monday night, and about 3 o'clock in the morning the watchman at the railroad depot discovered flames breaking through the roof of the building. He, with another man, rushed to the place and broke down the door, but the inmates were already dead and were burned to a crisp before the fire could be put out. Farrel was from St. Louis and Kelcher from Boston, where, it is believed, he has a family. He claimed to have a brother somewhere in Colorado.
Farrell, Carmen Cipolla
Carmen Cipolla Farrell - Pueblo Chieftain - March 23, 1999 - Carmen Cipolla Farrell, of 1008 W. Grant, passed away Sunday, March 21, 1999.The daughter of Dominic and Mary Gagliano Cipolla was born in Pueblo on Sept.23, 1915. Carmen retired from Southern Colorado Power Company with more than25 years of service. She was an active fundraiser for Mt. Carmel Church, a member of the St. Rita Society, a Grey Lady for St. Mary-Corwin Hospital and a member of the Shrine of St. Therese parish for the last 25 years. Carmen was predeceased by her husband, James P. Farrell Sr.- brother, Alex Cipolla- and two grandchildren, Michael and Jeff Mendicello. Survived by her children, Jim Farrell Jr., Pueblo, Colo., and Dennis (M. Yvonne) Farrell, Parker, Colo., Kathy (Les) Mendicello, Longview, Texas, and Mary Ann Farrell of Atlanta, Ga.-eight grandchildren- and 10 great-grandchildren. Also survived by her sister, Pauline Daley, West Covina, Calif.- niece, Joanne Palmer- and beloved friends, Helen and Joe Kaplan and Kathie Sullivan, all of Pueblo, Colo. Rosary, Tuesday, 7 p.m., and funeral Mass, Wednesday, 10 a.m., Shrine of St. Therese. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice.
Farrell, Cinda Sue
Cinda Sue Farrell - Huerfano World - August 9, 2007 - Cinda Sue (Behringer) Farrell passed away July 30, 2007. Survived by her husband, Thomas Shelley Farrell, Jr., and son Tommy Farrell, both of Rye; her parents, Verland “Duke” and Janet Behringer, Walsenburg; her sisters, Amy Behringer, Pueblo West, Noreen Behringer (James Lane), Denver, Jenni Behringer, Walsenburg; a brother Dan (Elena) Behringer, Arizona; sister-in-law Carlotta (John) Puckett, Virginia; nephew and nieces and many special friends. Reception in Cinda's memory Sunday, August 12, 1 to 4 p.m., King of Kings Lutheran Church, Pueblo Boulevard and Vinewood Lane, Pueblo.
James Farrell – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – October 31, 1878 – Horrible Holocaust – Two Men Burned to Death in the South Pueblo Calaboose. The most horrible accident that has ever occurred in this vicinity happened on Monday night. Pat Keleher and James Farrel, two drunken men, became involved in a fight at the Colorado House, in which the one – Pat Keleher, had a gash cut in his throat, and the other, James Farrell, had his face badly bruised. They were confined in the town calaboose by Officer Desmond, and their wounds dressed by Dr. Shelburne. The two men were reasonably sober when left by the doctor, and Keleher asked for a light to bathe his wounds by. A candle and bucket of water were left him and the two men had become reconciled and agreed to have no further trouble. About three o'clock in the morning of the 29th the Calaboose was found to be on fire, and when broke open the bodies of the two men were almost entirely consumed. The coroner Dr. Thombs was notified and summoned a jury, consisting of John Hamilton, H. C. Banks, W. W. Strait, G. D. Root, Fred Dickson and Jonathan Going. The first witness sworn was P. J. Desmond, who stated that one of the parties burned was Patrick Keleher, who claimed to be from Boston and who claimed to have a brother, who was a carpenter, working somewhere in Colorado. Upon the 28th Keleher was arrested under a warrant issued by Esquire Wilson, upon a charge of assault with intent to kill on complaint of L. Lehman. It being too late for a trial the deputy sheriff Desmond took the man, who seemed verging on delirium tremens, to the Colorado House for the night. About ten o'clock however, the man Keleher had a difficulty with James Farrell, in which he received an ugly gash in the neck, and he in turn beat Farrell in the face and head. Desmond then with assistance took the two men to the calaboose, and summoned Dr. Shelburne. In order to allow Keleher to bathe his neck he left a piece of candle in the cell. The bedding being insufficient for two cells the two men were put together. Desmond further stated that he was up at the Grand Central until one o'clock, when he went to bed, and in about an hour and a half heard an alarm of fire and when he reached the calaboose it was burned down and the two men dead inside. Henry Kammerer sworn: - Stated that on the night of the 28th Desmond came and asked him to go for Dr. Shelburne. Went to calaboose. Saw the two men. Didn't know either one of them. The man whose neck was cut was not very much under the influence of liquor, but seemed somewhat strange as if crazy from previous drinking. The two men seemed entirely reconciled. Didn't seem angry with each other. The older man said he was from St. Louis. Didn't know his name, but could find out. (Found afterwards to be James Farrell.) Christopher Wilson examined under oath: - Stated that upon complaint of Louis Lehman, on the 29th, he issued a warrant for the arrest of Patrick Keleher upon a charge of assault with a pistol with intent to kill. Keleher could give no bail and was turned over to constable Desmond. Keleher seemed somewhat crazed and drunk. Mr. Jonathan Going, juryman, stated that he thought the man Keleher was crazy from previous drinking and that he claimed to be from Boston. Dr. E. Shelburne was then sworn and stated that upon the night of the 28th, about twelve o'clock, he was summoned to the calaboose to attend two wounded men. Found one with a gash in his neck which was not serious, and the other badly beaten but not seriously hurt. The one with the neck cut was standing up smoking a pipe, the other lying in bed. Sewed up the wound in the neck of the larger man. The other man remarked to the larger one “you used your boots on me d----d rough.” Both men talked sensibly enough, but smelled whiskey on the larger man. The candle had no stick but was held in the hand. Both men seemed a little afraid of further trouble. The bodies when found did not occupy the same relative position as when he left the calaboose. Keleher looked nervous and excited. E. Herbert, proprietor of the Colorado House, sworn and examined. Stated that Keleher was at his house on the 27th and was extremely quarrelsome and disagreeable, fussing with nearly everybody he came in contact with. During the day of the 28th he took a little girl from the house up town, and made her very drunk. When about to close up, the other man (Farrel) came in and had two glasses of beer. He threw beer into Kelly's (not Keleher's) face. He was then put out of the house, and Keleher went out after him. In a few moments Keleher called for a light, and stated that he was cut. The light was brought when Keleher was found to have Farrel down on the sidewalk or porch, beating and kicking him. Farrel said Keleher was trying to rob him, and Keleher didn't seem to be crazed from drinking. Farrel was a man of about thirty-seven or forty. Fred Mysing sworn. His testimony was the same as that of Desmond and Kammerer, except that he stated that upon the way to the calaboose the old man (Farrel) exclaimed repeatedly, “Oh God, oh God, I wish I was dead! Oh God, let me die!” Went to the calaboose with Desmond. Heard Keleher say that he had acted wrong, and would stay quietly in the cell. John Maher, examined under oath, stated that about three o'clock of the morning of the 29th, he found the calaboose on fire, and with the assistance of Jos. Coffman, broke open the door, but found the walls all burned. Was watchman for the Denver & Rio Grande railroad. Upon conclusion of the testimony the jury returned a verdict of death from a fire ignited through the negligence of the deceased. The jury further condemned in strong terms the character of the building which was built for the confinement of drunken men principally, and was of the most dangerous material possible, as being lined with highly inflammable wood, and even the strictest search of the officer might leave a match undiscovered. Once before, three men came near meeting with a similar fate, and but for the timely assistance of a passer death would certainly have followed. The calaboose was so far from the inhabited part of the town that no alarm could be heard. We feel satisfied that the new town board will build such a building as the necessities of the town demand, and that they will do it at once. It may be as well for the Denver and St. Louis papers to notice the death of these unfortunate men, as their friends may be informed. A Chieftain reporter visited the scene of the awful tragedy yesterday afternoon, and the bodies were still smouldering. Farrel's head, and the legs and arms of both were entirely burned up, nothing but the shapeless trunks remaining. The head of Keleher was burned to charcoal, but still retained its shape. It was one of the most horrible and sickening sights he ever beheld. They were both placed in one coffin and buried by order of Dr. P. R. Thombs last evening, at the county's expense. It is another fearful warning to those who drink to excess, but, of course, will soon be forgotten. Somebody is responsible for the death of these men, and it should be regarded as a crime to construct a prison of combustible material. Men not necessarily vicious or bad frequently become intoxicated and have to put in the lock up, and every precaution should be taken to protect life. But we presume men and corporations will keep on constructing prisons in the cheapest manner possible till some one who has influential friends gets burned alive, when some corporation may find itself with a heavy bill of damages to pay.
Farrell, Jennie C.
Jennie Chenoweth Conrow Farrell - Huerfano World - January 18, 1990 - Jennie Chenoweth Conrow Farrell died. Jan. 16, 1990 in Parkview Hospital in Pueblo. Born Aug. 30, 1895, in Onalaska, WI, she came to Colorado with her parents as a small child and was reared on the family ranch on the Apishapa, east of Aguilar. She lived most of her life in Las Animas County, moving to Walsenburg in 1974 and to Pueblo in 1984. She married John A. Farrell Dec. 16, 1914. She was preceded in death by her husband and three children. Mrs. Farrell was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Trinidad, Order of Eastern Star, Ladies Auxiliary of Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and Eagles Auxiliary. She is survived by two children, Thomas S. Farrell, Walsenburg and Blanche Langowski, Pueblo; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. By her request, cremation with no viewing. Memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday from Boies Almont Memorial Chapel.
Otis "Fabain" Farrell - Pueblo Chieftain - June 18, 2003 - Otis "Fabain" Farrell, 89, passed away June 14, 2003. Survived by his wife, Idonia; children, Donna (Karl) Burnett, Pueblo, and Marilyn Jane (John) Heckathorne, Washington, D.C.; sister, Nova Mathis, Hammon, Okla.; sisters-in-law, Aldena Farrell, Cheyenne, Okla., and Thelma (Jim) McCray, Pueblo; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Member of Belmont Baptist Church where he served as head deacon and head usher as well as taught Sunday School. Viewing from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. Service, 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor James Wessels officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Belmont Baptist Church.
Victoria Farrell - Pueblo Chieftain - May 05, 2000 - Victoria Farrell, passed away May 3, 2000, in Pueblo. She was born in Warren, Iowa, on Nov. 22, 1932, and had lived in Southern Colorado since 1947. Mrs. Farrell was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas, in 1996. She is survived by her children, Carlotta (John) Puckett of Virginia, Shelley (Cinda) Farrell of Rye; grandchildren, John Puckett Jr., Jennifer Leach, Thomas Farrell III; great-grandchildren, Chloe Leach and Jacob Puckett; three brothers, one sister, all of Iowa; a sister-in-law, Blanche Langowski, and a longtime friend, Toni Stiner, both of Pueblo; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2000, in the Masonic Cemetery in Trinidad.
Farries, Robert C.
Robert C. Farries - Pueblo Chieftain - July 01, 2003 - Robert C. Farries, 53, Pueblo, died unexpectedly June 26, 2003. Bob was employed by The Pueblo Chieftain in the data processing department from 1975 to 1979 and was the assistant computer systems manager for the past five years. Bob worked for the Transportation Test Center as a technical writer from 1979 to 1983; the Dyn-Corp Corporation in Albuquerque, N.M., from 1983 to 1987; Pueblo Library District from 1987 to 1997; and the city of Scottsdale public library from 1997 to 1998. He was a 1978 graduate of the University of Southern Colorado. He won the USC Advertising Public Relations Scholarship for the 1976-77 school year, the USC President's Achievement Scholarship in 1976-78 and the Mass Communications Department "Benji" Award for advertising in 1978. He was a member of Sigma Delta Chi USC chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Bob served on the board of directors for Pueblo County United Way and was on The Chieftain Pacesetter Committee for the United Way. He served on several committees at The Chieftain to help employees toward better health. Bob had a wonderful sense of humor, a twinkle in his eye and an easy manner with co-workers and a can-do attitude toward work. Yoga was a particular joy in Bob's life. He said it gave him a combination of solitude and friendship and a real sense of being in the right place for him. He was a joy to be around and will be sadly missed by The Chieftain staff. Predeceased by daughter, Kimberly Grinstead; father, Thomas Farries; mother, Louise Farries; and aunt, Jane London. Survived by son, Brandon Farries, Albuquerque, N.M.; grandson, Gregory "Greggie" Grinstead, Pueblo; brothers, Doug (Dolores) Farries, Salt Lake City, and Roger Farries, Colorado Springs; uncle, Jack London, Lakewood; former wife, Dolores Ballejo, Pueblo; and several nieces, nephews and many good friends. No viewing. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday at Wesley United Methodist Church, 85 Stanford, with Pastor Lola West officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will greet friends following the interment at the church hall.
Duaine “Duke” Farrin - Huerfano World - January 8, 2004 - Duaine "Duke" Farrin, 78, passed away Dec. 24, 2003 at Parkview Episcopal Hospital in Pueblo. He was born in Sioux City, IA, on Dec. 12, 1925. He is survived by his wife, Margaret, Walsenburg; children, Renee Greffee, Phoenix, Tom Kimbrel, Pocatello, ID, Bob Kimbrel, Pueblo, and Kathy Cochran, Scottsdale, AZ; brother, Nate (Norma) Frolkey, of Missouri; sister, Yvonne Ford, of Georgia; and grandchildren, Tauna and B.J. Gordon, Richard Rignall, Lauren Greffee, David and Rachel Kimbrel, Robin and John Zahurak, Stacy and David Monsey and Cynthia and Robbie Meyers. Duke is best remembered playing the fiddle with Buddy Johnson and the Colorado Rangers in the '50s and '60s throughout Southern Colorado and northern New Mexico. He also managed Duke's Radio & TV Repair Service in Walsenburg. He spent 17 years in Greenland working as a communications specialist on Thule AFB. Most recently, he was a member of the "New Entertainers" who specialized in the hits of the '40s and '50s playing weekly for the seniors at the Pueblo Extended Care Center. He also built beautiful clocks for family and friends.
Margaret Hasenack Farrin - Huerfano World - December 14, 2006 - Margaret Hasenack Farrin, 83, died December 8, 2006. Born in Shumway on November 17, 1923, she resided in Huerfano County in several coal mining camps and then in Walsenburg for her entire life. Predeceased by husbands, Albert Kimbrel and Duaine Farrin and brother, Fred Hasenack. Survivors include her children, Thomas (Barbara, Robert and Kathleen Kimbrel, brother, William Hasenack, seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and numerous family members. She owned and operated the E&S Motel for 30 years and belonged to St. Mary Church. She thoroughly enjoyed all games, activities and was especially proud to represent the Veterans Home as the Silver Queen Candidate for 2006. Sincere thanks and gratitude to the entire staff of Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home for the kindness and excellent care given for the past 2 ½ years. Memorial service will be at the Veterans Home at 2 p.m., Friday, December 15.
Katherine Farris - Huerfano World - November 1, 2001 - Katherine Farris, 76, of Walsenburg, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2001. Mrs. Farris was born on April 21, 1925 in Walsenburg. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Ellen (Ronald "Sonny") Lessar, Walsenburg; grandchildren, Tammy (John) Velasquez, Pamela Lessar and Craig Lessar; a sister, Ellen Kosmas, Pueblo; two brothers, Mike Kosmas and Larry Kosmas, Oregon; special nephews, Michael Mosco, Denver, and Phillip Kosmas; special great nephew, Michael Angelo Hanson; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Paul Gordon Farris; her mother, Mary Mosco; step-father, Angelo Mosco; a son, Michael Farris; and a nephew, Anthony Kosmas. Funeral service was 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 at the Boies-Ortega Memorial Chapel with Fr. Rich Wehrmeyer officiating. Interment, North St. Mary Cemetery.
Sarilda Farris - Pueblo Chieftain - December 15, 1920 - Mrs. Sarilda Farris, aged 78 years, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. R.J. Wollard, 1601 West Seventeenth street. She is survived by two grandchildren, Mrs. C. J. Mayes, and H .B. Wollard. She was a member of the Southern Methodist church. The body is at the United-Davis-Vories funeral home. Pueblo Chieftain - December 15, 1920 - Mrs. Sarilda Farris, aged 78, died at 1601 West Seventeenth street. Body at United Davis-Vories.
Farrow, Mary Bell
Mary Bell Farrow - Pueblo Chieftain - October 4, 1987 - Mary Bell Farrow passed away Oct. 1, 1987. Survived by her son, Dr. William A. (Joan) Farrow Jr., of Littleton; niece, Mrs. Frances M. Fullerton of Green Valley, Ariz.; nephew, Clyde Hawkins of Honolulu, Hawaii. Also survived by three grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, William A. Farrow Sr. in 1965; two brothers and two sisters. Born Jan. 28, 1897, in Missouri. Member of the First United Methodist Church and the Eastern Star, both in Monte Vista. Graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Monte Vista Cemetery with the Rev. Headlee Wright officiating. Memorials may be made to the Monte Vista Hospital Foundation, c/o William Fassett, Bank of Monte Vista, P.O. Box 671, Monte Vista, Colo., 81144.
Fasano, Grace Louise
Grace Louise Fasano - Pueblo Chieftain - September 10, 2002 - Grace Louise Fasano, 48, departed this life Sept. 6, 2002. Mrs. Fasano was born in the Bronx, N.Y., Feb. 20, 1954, to the union of John and Louise (Shufelt) Cottrell. Her parents preceded her in death; also her beloved husband, Alfred Fasano in 1995; a brother, Arthur Cottrell; two brothers-in-law, Mario Barile, Edward Fasano. Survived by her children, Alfred Fasano Jr., Renee Fasano, Christopher Fasano; one grandchild, Christopher John Fasano II; four sisters, Valerie Cottrell, Aurora, Colo., Lynn Fasano, Norwalk, Conn., Frances Barile, Bronx, N.Y., Ann (Ralph) Garcia, Monroe, N.Y.; four brothers, John (Eileen) Cottrell, North Carolina, Howard (Linda) Cottrell, Bronx, N.Y., Robert (Flo) Cottrell, Chester, N.J., Kurt (Kathy) Cottrell, Monroe, N.Y.; numerous nieces and nephews other relatives and friends. Mrs. Fasano was a supervisor for Convergy's Telemarketing Corp. Visitation, noon until 6 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Scripture service, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002, at the Angelus Chapel. The Deacon Phillip Reynolds, officiating. Cremation to follow.
Dominick Fasinich – Hugo Range Ledger – November 12, 1910 – Deadly Explosion at Trinidad – Note: Diminick Fasinich is listed among the dead of the Delagua Mine Disaster, November 8, 1910. Dominick Fasinich: Austrian, age unknown, married. He was a miner for the Victor-American Fuel Company; death was caused by an explosion of gas and dust and possibly an open lamp. Source: Denver Public Library, “Colorado Mining Fatalities.” See http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/delagua.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.
Marco Fasinich – Hugo Range Ledger – November 12, 1910 – Deadly Explosion at Trinidad – Note: Marco Fasinich is listed among the dead of the Delagua Mine Disaster, November 8, 1910. Marco Fasinich: Austrian, age unknown, single. He was a miner for the Victor-American Fuel Company; death was caused by an explosion of gas and dust and possibly an open lamp. Source: Denver Public Library, “Colorado Mining Fatalities.” See http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/delagua.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.
Fassnacht, Roy E.
Roy E. Fassnacht - Pueblo Chieftain - November 04, 1997 - Roy E. Fassnacht, loving husband, father and grandfather, went to be with Jesus, Nov. 2, 1997. Roy was born Feb. 24, 1924, in Pueblo, Colo. He graduated from Central High School and contributed to the World War II effort, working in the shipyards. Retired from Dana Corp. after 36 years of service. Roy enjoyed the outdoors and wildlife. He is survived by his wife, Mildred- daughter, Sharon (Albertus) Gerth- son, Michael (Kathy) Fassnacht- brother, Raymond (Joan) Fassnacht- and sister, Jo Lea (Bruce) Plumlee. Also survived by five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dion Benjamin Herrera officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at 1308 Anita immediately following the service. The family respectfully requests the omission of flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in Roy's name to Pikes Peak Hospice, 3630 Sinton Road, Suite 302, Colorado Springs, Colo., 80907, Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 704 Elmhurst Place, Pueblo, Colo., 81004 or the Pueblo Animal Welfare.
Fasula, Joseph T.
Joseph T. Fasula - Pueblo Chieftain - February 11, 2004 - Joseph T. Fasula, 84, of Pueblo, passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2004. Survived by his loving wife, Lucille, of 55 years; daughters, Ann (Bob) Black and Patricia Fasula; sisters, Clara Rose and Mary Roscover; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. At his request, burial has taken place at Roselawn Cemetery. A truly kind soul has left us and he will be missed by all.
Rose Fasulo - Pueblo Chieftain - April 17, 2002 - Age 91, born Aug. 11, 1910, passed away April 16, 2002. Mrs. Fasulo is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Jacqueline Martise; husband, Joe Fasulo; and daughter, Carla Fasulo. Survived by her children, Anthony (Lorraine) Fasulo and Charles (Nancy) Fasulo; grandmother of Lori, Joseph and Michael Fasulo. Also survived by her sister, Lena Gordon. Preceded in death also by her brothers, Joe and Mike Martise; and sister, Virginia Biamonte. Rose served as secretary/treasurer for the Princess Yolanda Italian Lodge and was a member of Mother Cabrini Lodge and Shrine of St. Therese parish where services will be held. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The family would like to thank Dr. McCaffrey and his staff and St. Mary-Corwin hospital for their care of Rose.
Hulda Fath - Pueblo Chieftain - November 19, 1957 - Hulda Fath, Nov. 18. Wife of Oliver F. Fath of the family home, 103 Creston Dr. Mother of Mrs. Dorothy Nottingham, Pueblo, and Mrs. Esther Housman, 106 Kenwood Dr., where the family may be contacted. Grandmother of four; great-grandmother of two. Sister of Henry Frank, St. Louis, Mo. Member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. A resident of Pueblo for over 50 years. Services Wednesday, 2 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Leo Fenske officiating. To Roselawn.
Fatherree, Mable Key
Mable Key Fatherree - Pueblo Chieftain- August 02, 2001- Passed away July 31, 2001, in Pueblo. Mable was born June 23, 1915, in Grand Junction, Colo., and spent most of her life in that area. As Mrs. Key, she taught school in School District No. 51 in Grand Junction for nearly 40 years. Mable was very active in Rebecca Lodges in Grand Junction, Montrose and Canon City. Following her retirement, Mable resided in Montrose, Canon City and Miami, Fla., before returning to Canon City in 2000 and residing in the Odd Fellow and Rebecca Home until her passing. She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Joseph Eugene Key, who was an orchard farmer in the Grand Junction area; her second husband, Les Fatherree; a son, Chuck Key; and siblings, Harley Schoening and Maude Dooling. Mable is survived by her children, Keith (Linda) Key of Littleton, Robert (Kathy) Key of Pueblo, Gwen Vasquez of Florida; daughter-in-law, Jeannine Key of Grand Junction; a brother, John (Lillian) Schoening of Grand Junction; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2001, at 11 a.m. in the chapel at the Odd Fellow and Rebecca Home, 1020 N. 15th, Canon City.
Gioanni Fatur - Telluride Daily Journal - January 23, 1907 - Explosion in Trinidad Mine Today - Trinidad, Jan. 23 - An explosion in the main entry of the mouth of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company's coal mine at Primero occurred this morning. It is reported that twenty miners were killed and may be more. The explosion it is supposed was caused by a "windy shot." Note: Gioanni Fatur is listed among the dead of the Primero Mine disaster of January 23, 1907 through the Denver Public Library's collection entitled "Colorado Mining Fatalities." It lists Gioanni Fatur as a Hungarian, age 29, and single. He was working as a "day man" for Colorado Fuel & Iron, and the cause of death was listed as an explosion of gas and dust. For complete details of this disaster go to: http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/primero.html
Fatur, Jennie L.
Jennie L. Fatur - Pueblo Chieftain - July 22, 2000 - Jennie L. Fatur, born Feb. 22, 1924, passed away July 20, 2000. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Ludveck D. Fatur, in 1991. Survived by daughters, Carolyn (Charles) Ogletree of Texas and Rose Diebold of Denver; grandchildren, Nicki (Mike) Coker, Kenny Ogletree, Jaelea and Jodi Diebold; brother, John (Mary) Tomsick; and numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, Holy Family Church, followed by cremation, Imperial Crematory.
John Fatur - Daily Nevada State Journal, Reno, NV - January 24, 1907 - Primero, Colorado - Colorado Fuel & Iron Co. Coal Mine Explosion, January 23, 1907 - Twenty lives go out in a mine explosion over in Colorado - Trinidad, Colo., Jan 23 - Twenty miners, according to the authentic information available his evening, lost their lives as a result of an explosion which occurred at three o'clock this morning in the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company's Coal mine near Primero, twenty miles west of this city. Twenty coffins have been ordered by the company from a local undertaking establishment. Two of the dead are Frank Hobat, miner, and R. J. Lumbey, fire boss. The names of the other men killed have not been learned, as the shift boss, who had charge of the men who went into the mine last night, is missing. All the men except Lumley were foreigners, most of them being Italians. The explosion stopped the air fan, which was not repaired until late today, and there is little chance that any of the men in the mine at the time of the explosion are still alive. District Superintendent Robert O'Neil is personally directing the work of rescue. Volunteers from adjacent mines are assisting. Rescuers have been divided into two hour shifts and work will be kept up continuously until the entire mine is explored. During the entire day excitement ran high and relatives of the entombed miners stood waiting at the entrance to the mine for a sight of any of the victims that might be brought to the surface. The damage to the mine cannot be learned tonight. An attempt is being made to force air into the mine in the hope that some of the entombed men may be alive, and thus prevent their suffocating. Late advices are that the mine is badly wrecked. The rescue party has penetrated three hundred feet and recovered four bodies, the names not being given. Reno Evening Gazette, Reno, NV- Jan 24, 1907 - Trinidad, Colo., January 24, 1907 - Heroically at work the rescuing party has so far succeeded in recovering but four bodies from the Primero Mine where the explosion occurred yesterday morning. Following is a list of dead whose bodies have been recovered: Angelo Pezitti, Fortunato Gracamato, Enrico Stiffli, C. Casagranada. The missing supposed to be dead in the mine are: J. Reece Lumley, mine boss; Madisto Formali, Louie and Joseph Sipas, John Tokar, John Toth, John Toth Jr., M. Omadono, Angelo Maddelena, Robert and John Fatur and Julius Randolph.
Robert Fatur - Daily Nevada State Journal, Reno, NV - January 24, 1907 - Primero, Colorado - Colorado Fuel & Iron Co. Coal Mine Explosion, January 23, 1907 - Twenty lives go out in a mine explosion over in Colorado - Trinidad, Colo., Jan 23 - Twenty miners, according to the authentic information available his evening, lost their lives as a result of an explosion which occurred at three o'clock this morning in the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company's Coal mine near Primero, twenty miles west of this city. Twenty coffins have been ordered by the company from a local undertaking establishment. Two of the dead are Frank Hobat, miner, and R. J. Lumbey, fire boss. The names of the other men killed have not been learned, as the shift boss, who had charge of the men who went into the mine last night, is missing. All the men except Lumley were foreigners, most of them being Italians. The explosion stopped the air fan, which was not repaired until late today, and there is little chance that any of the men in the mine at the time of the explosion are still alive. District Superintendent Robert O'Neil is personally directing the work of rescue. Volunteers from adjacent mines are assisting. Rescuers have been divided into two hour shifts and work will be kept up continuously until the entire mine is explored. During the entire day excitement ran high and relatives of the entombed miners stood waiting at the entrance to the mine for a sight of any of the victims that might be brought to the surface. The damage to the mine cannot be learned tonight. An attempt is being made to force air into the mine in the hope that some of the entombed men may be alive, and thus prevent their suffocating. Late advices are that the mine is badly wrecked. The rescue party has penetrated three hundred feet and recovered four bodies, the names not being given. Reno Evening Gazette, Reno, NV- Jan 24, 1907 - Trinidad, Colo., January 24, 1907 - Heroically at work the rescuing party has so far succeeded in recovering but four bodies from the Primero Mine where the explosion occurred yesterday morning. Following is a list of dead whose bodies have been recovered: Angelo Pezitti, Fortunato Gracamato, Enrico Stiffli, C. Casagranada. The missing supposed to be dead in the mine are: J. Reece Lumley, mine boss; Madisto Formali, Louie and Joseph Sipas, John Tokar, John Toth, John Toth Jr., M. Omadono, Angelo Maddelena, Robert and John Fatur and Julius Randolph. Telluride Daily Journal - January 23, 1907 - Explosion in Trinidad Mine Today - Trinidad, Jan. 23 - An explosion in the main entry of the mouth of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company's coal mine at Primero occurred this morning. It is reported that twenty miners were killed and may be more. The explosion it is supposed was caused by a "windy shot." Note: Roberto Fatur is listed among the dead of the Primero Mine disaster of January 23, 1907 through the Denver Public Library's collection entitled "Colorado Mining Fatalities." It lists Roberto Fatur as a Hungarian, age 24, and single. He was working as a "day man" for Colorado Fuel & Iron, and the cause of death was listed as an explosion of gas and dust. For complete details of this disaster go to: http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/primero.html
Faucett, Robert E.
Robert E. Faucett - Huerfano World – August 31, 2006 – Robert E. Faucett, 79, passed away August 28, 2006 in Pueblo. Visitation will be at the Rye Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Rye, Colorado on Saturday, September 2, 2006, from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. A potluck luncheon will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mr. Faucett may be made to the Walsenburg District LDS Missionary Fund or the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Davis Mortuary in Pueblo. Pueblo Chieftain – August 31, 2006 - Robert E. Faucett, 79, of Walsenburg, passed away Aug. 28, 2006, in Pueblo, Colo. Visitation, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, Rye Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Rye, Colo. Followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. A pot luck luncheon will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mr. Faucett, may be made to the Walsenburg District LDS Missionary Fund, or the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank. Kerrville Daily Times - August 31, 2006 - Robert E. Faucett, 79, formerly of Kerrville, died Aug. 28, 2006, in Pueblo, Colo. Visitation will be at Rye Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Rye, Colo., Saturday, Sept. 2, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. A potluck luncheon will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mr. Faucett may be made to the Walsenburg District LDS Missionary Fund or the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank. Arrangements have been entrusted to Davis Mortuary in Pueblo, Colo., (719) 542-1984
Faucett, Susannah Barber
Susannah Barber Faucett - Pueblo Chieftain - August 27, 1962 - Susannah Barber Faucett, August 26. Mother of Alphonzo A. Faucett with whom she made her home at 1035 Lake Ave. since coming to Pueblo in 1943. Also mother of J. Harold Flower, Lancaster, Calif. And Ores E. Flower, Long Beach, Calif. Grandmother of 8; great-grandmother of 12. Member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Ward II, being a past officer of the church and Relief Society. A resident of Manassa and Sanford, Colo. For many years. Her husband, A. C. Faucett, died in January of 1933. Funeral services in the Manassa Church will be announced later, the body will lie in state. Davis Memorial Chapel, Monday evening. Pueblo Chieftain - August 28, 1962 - Susannah Barber Faucett. Services 2 p.m. Thursday at the Manassa Colo., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Interment in the Manassa Cemetery.
Faught, Stanley Harris
Stanley Harris Faught - Rocky Mountain News - March 23, 1994 - Stanley Harris Faught, 51, of Denver died March 9. Services were March 12 at St. Joseph Hospital Chapel. The body was cremated. Mr. Faught was born Nov. 15, 1942, in Brawley, Calif. He worked at King Soopers. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Letha and Francis Schwind of Cuchara. Contributions: Leukemia Society, 621 17th St., Suite 1550, Denver 80293.
Faulhaber, Herman E.
Herman E. Faulhaber - Pueblo Chieftain - July 26, 1986 - Herman E. Faulhaber of 1230 Clovis, July 20, 1986. Survived by three sons, three daughters, and seven grandchildren. A member of Holy Family Parish, where he served as youth director. Mr. Faulhaber was a retired school teacher. He was a veteran of service with the U.S. Army during World War II. Services, Holy Family Church. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Sunday and Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday. Interment, 2 p.m. Monday, Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver.
Harry Faulks - Akron Pioneer Press - February 3, 1922 - Harry Faulks died in this city as a result of a broken back, sustained in an accident on the Rio Grande Bridge near Livesay, Colo., on Dec. 7. Faulks, who was 45 years old, was working on the bridge, which had been damaged in the flood in June. He slipped, falling through the ties.
Faurot, Earl B.
Earl B. "Jack" Faurot - Pueblo Chieftain - January 17, 2002 - Passed away Jan. 16, 2002. Mr. Faurot spent much of his life as a ranch hand in Baca County, working for various ranches. He is preceded in death by his parents, numerous brothers and sister. He is survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives. Graveside service to be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, Roselawn Cemetery.
Faurot, Larry Ray
Larry Ray Faurot - Pueblo Chieftain - October 27, 2005 - Larry Ray Faurot, 63, passed away on Oct. 24, 2005. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Mildred Faurot; and brother, Gary. He is survived by his daughter, Tracy Colletti; granddaughter, Morgan Colletti; sister, Roberta Brossett; nephews, Joe and William Brossett; niece, Tina (Todd) Tourgee; great-niece and nephews, Raven, JD, John, Blake and Cole; also survived by his beloved friends, RB, Sandie, Otto, Gill, Roseann, Joe, Liz, many others; and his companion, Alice. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home. Memorial gathering, 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005, at Roselawn Cemetery, Block 67.
Faurot, Ray B.
Ray B. Faurot - Pueblo Chieftain - May 30, 2001 - Ray B. Faurot, 84, lifetime Pueblo resident, passed away May 26, 2001. Mr. Faurot served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII. He retired from the CF&I in 1979. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred, in 1991. Also preceded in death by his father and mother; numerous brothers and sisters; and one son, Gary. He is survived by children, Larry Faurot and Roberta Brossett; grandchildren, Tracy and Nelson Colletti, Bertina Tourgee, Joe Dewey Brossett IV; great-grandchildren, Morgan Colletti, Blake Tourgee, J.D. Brossett, Raven Brossett and John Brossett; brother, Earl Faurot; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Viewing at the funeral home on Wednesday from noon until 5 p.m. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2001, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.
Faust, Helen Mae
Helen Mae Faust - Pueblo Chieftain - September 12, 1999 - Helen Mae Faust, 94, passed away Sept. 7, 1999, at Heritage Park Care Center, Carbondale. Helen was born May 25, 1905, in Marshall, Minn. She married Victor Burton Faust on May 15, 1926, at Brookings, S.D. Her husband preceded her in death in December 1963. Helen also outlived her eight brothers and sisters. Helen worked until age 73 at the Hot Springs Lodge in Glenwood Springs. She had raised her family in Atkinson, Neb., but had lived the past 38 years in Glenwood Springs and Pueblo. Helen loved to travel around the country getting to visit her children, brothers and sisters and friends in many states. She loved the beauty of every place she visited. She was a devoted mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and friend to many. Helen had a great devotion to the Blessed Mother Mary and a love for praying the rosary. Helen is survived by her children, Victor (Mary) Faust, Glenwood Springs, Robert (Maureen) Faust, Vancouver, Wash., Carol (Harold) Robinson, Pueblo, and Richard Faust, Ontario, Calif.; 16 grandchildren, and 23 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and friends. Helen had been a member of St. Stephen's Catholic Church in Glenwood Springs and Christ the King Catholic Church in Pueblo. A rosary and funeral Mass was held in Glenwood Springs. Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, Christ the King Catholic Church. Donations may be made to Macular Foundation Inc., through Farnum-Holt Funeral Home, 405 W. Seventh, Glenwood Springs, Colo., 81601.
Faust, Paul C.
Paul C. Faust - Pueblo Chieftain - July 24, 1997 - Paul C. Faust, 91, longtime Manzanola resident and retired school teacher. Services, 10 a.m. Friday, Griffy Family Funeral Home Chapel in Fowler. Burial in the Manzanola Cemetery.
Faux, Wilma E.
Wilma E. Faux - Pueblo Chieftain - April 27, 1986 - Wilma E. Faux, 77, passed away at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital on April 26, 1986. Mrs. Faux is survived by husband, Roy S. Faux of Pueblo; sister, Avis Bartee of Fairmont, Calif.; brothers, E.W. (Dorothy) Phelon of Scranton, Kan., Homer (Velma) Phelon of Lyndon, Kan. She was born on June 5, 1908, in Scranton, Kan., and moved to Colorado 40 years ago from Topeka, Kan., and lived in Pueblo for the past 20 years. Visitation hours from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Imperial Funeral Home. Service at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, 1986, at Imperial Chapel. Interment, Last Supper, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at Imperial Reception Hall following interment.
Luanne Favre - Valley Morning Star – November 1, 2003 – Longview, Texas - Mass of Christian burial for "Luanne" Favre, 58, of Longview, TX, was held at 10 a.m., Monday, May 19, 2003 at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church, Bay St. Louis, MS. A Rosary was recited at 8 p.m., Sunday, May 20, 2003 at Edmund Fahey Funeral Home. Entombment was in Gulf Coast Memorial Mausoleum. Luanne Favre died Wednesday, May 14, in a Dallas hospital. Mrs. Favre was born February 24, 1945 in Harlingen, TX to Edward O. and Cora Elizabeth Harmon. She was a Register Nurse in labor and delivery at Longview Regional Medical Center. She completed the diploma program in 1967 in Sacramento CA, and received her associate's degree. She was an avid reader and had a passion for collecting any thing associated with Precious Moments. Also, she was a Christian. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, David F. Harmon. Survivors include her husband, Byron P. Favre of Longview; brother, Jay Harmon of La Veta, CO; step-daughters, Michelle Favre and Marie Wicker; grandson, Dwayne Favre and granddaughter, Amanda Cooper; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Gregg North Unit, P.O. Box 906, Longview, TX. 75606. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Rader Funeral Home, 1617 Judson Road P.O. Box 609 Longview, Texas 75606. 906-753-3373.
Blanch Fawcett - The Des Moines Register - August 20, 1994 - Blanche Fawcett, 102, of Woodbury West Health Care Center, 1211 Vine St., West Des Moines, died of a heart ailment there Thursday. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Glendale Cemetery. Mrs. Fawcett was born in Walsenburg, Colo., and had lived in the Des Moines area for many years. She was a retired hostess at Central Lanes, Grand Lanes and Air Lanes and a member of the Women's International Bowling Congress, the Des Moines Women's Bowling Association and the Ladies Moose Lodge. She had no immediate survivors. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Westover Funeral Home.
Judy Fawcett - Pueblo Chieftain - July 09, 2001 - Judy Fawcett, 75, longtime La Junta businesswoman and resident, died July 7, 2001, at AVRMC. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, at Our Lady of Guadalupe/St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father William Power and Father Charles Sena officiating. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery. Mrs. Fawcett was born Jan. 29, 1926, in Hays, Kan. She married Harold M. Fawcett on Sept. 16, 1954, in La Junta. She is survived by son, Jeffrey L. (Jodene) Fawcett of Rocky Ford; daughter, Jeanne (Mike) Hart of La Junta; stepdaughter, Patricia Leturgez of Fort Worth, Texas; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary (Paul) Waner of Swink and Agnes (Graydon) Wurst of Sterling, Kan. Mrs. Fawcett was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Harold. Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 2280 S. Albion St., Denver, CO 80222; National Stroke Association, 9707 E. Easter Lane, Englewood, CO 80112; or to Our Lady of Guadalupe/St. Patrick Parish.
Fawkes, Michael Brandon
Michael Brandon Fawkes - Pueblo Chieftain - January 05, 2000 - Michael Brandon Fawkes, 17, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 2, 2000, as the result of an auto accident. He attended high school at Keating Alternative School. Mike will be remembered for his love of his friends and family and his enthusiasm for fishing and the outdoors. He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Ellen Files; and grandpa, Matt Oreskovich. He is survived by his mother, Patricia Fawkes (Sammy DeGrado); father, Michael (Teena) Fawkes; grandparents, Joy Oreskovich, Don (Helen) Pierson, Alfred (Rita) Fawkes and Robert (Shirley) Hruska; great-grandmother, Lois Schroeder; great-grandfather, Harry Walker; brother, Andy Fawkes; sister, Jessica Fawkes; stepbrothers and sisters, Savannah Kimble, Bradford, Brandon, Marci and Jason Dernier and John DeGrado; and numerous friends and family. Viewing at the funeral home, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 7, 2000, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions will be set up through Minnequa Bank of Pueblo.
Fay, Edward (Mrs.)
Mrs. Edward Fay – Colorado Daily Chieftain – March 6, 1873 – Mrs. Edward Fay died at her home, twelve miles up the Fountain, very suddenly, on Tuesday evening last.
Alfred Faynor - Blue Valley Times - June 21, 1912 - Alfred Faynor, who recently died in the poor house at Pueblo, was heir to an estate of $400,000, which he would have soon received.
Fazal, Barbara K.
Barbara K. Fazal - Albuquerque Journal – August 31, 2003 - Barbara K. Fazal, age 59, died unexpectedly on Monday, August 18, 2003, in Albuquerque. The cause of death was heart failure due to heat exhaustion and dehydration. Barbara was a resident of Los Alamos and Albuquerque for many years. During her life she also lived in the Boston area and in London, England. Barbara was born on October 5, 1943, in West Lafayette, Indiana. She was the oldest of three children of John and Elizabeth Orndoff of Los Alamos. Barbara's family lived in Indiana for several years before moving to Los Alamos in 1946 where her father was employed as a physicist at the Laboratory. Barbara attended Mesa Elementary School, Pueblo Jr. High School and Los Alamos High School where she graduated in l961. She attended the University of Colorado, Boulder, where she studied foreign languages specializing in Russian. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in l966. Her first job was translating documents for the Harvard Peabody Museum Library in Cambridge, MA. It was in Cambridge where Barbara met her husband, Nasir Fazal, a graduate student at Harvard. The couple was married in 1968 and made their home in Natick, MA. They lived in Natick for a period of five years where they had two daughters, Saika and Ferzana. A third child, Shibli, a boy, was born in London, England in l976. In 1976 Barbara and the children moved to New Mexico. She enrolled in the Women in Science program at the University of New Mexico, Los Alamos, where she earned her AA degree in computer science. In 1994, she took a job with the State of New Mexico, Department of Labor, where she was employed until her untimely death. She is survived by her parents; brothers, David Orndoff of Helena, Montana, and Rick Orndoff of Ponder, Texas; husband, Nasir Fazal of Boston, MA; her three children, Saika, Ferzana and Shibli; nephews, Sirus, Sky and Rebazar; as well as her dear friends. Barbara was a devoted mother, and a very kind and trusting person who was always willing to help others. She was a truly unique individual who was liked by everyone and will be greatly missed by her family, friends and coworkers. Barbara enriched the lives of all those who knew her, and she will live on forever in their memories. The Memorial Service celebrating her life was held at The United Church of Los Alamos on Friday, August 29, 2003. The cremains were interred at Guaje Pines Cemetery in Los Alamos.
Margaret Fazzino - Pueblo Chieftain - October 10, 2001 - Margaret Fazzino, age 91, of Rockvale, Colo., passed away on Oct. 6, 2001, as a result of an automobile accident. Margaret was born on Dec. 7, 1909, at Rockvale, Colo., a daughter of the late Modesto and Jennie Penio Valerio. On Oct. 2, 1937, in Pueblo she married Nardo Fazzino. He preceded her in death in May of 1975. Margaret is survived by her son, Joseph (Norma) of Canon City; grandchildren, Jimmy (Kim) of Canon City, Judy (Gorman) of Penrose and Janice (Tracy) of Canon City; great-grandchildren, Jennifer (Chris), Sarah, Marsha and Raquel; great-great-grandchild, Shianne; niece, Vickie; and nephew, Dale of California; and nephew, Johnny Valerio of Canon City. She was preceded in death by a sister, Victoria; and brothers, Johnny and Tony. Margaret was a member of United Lodge No. 36 of Rockvale and St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Florence. Margaret's No. 1 priority in life was her son Joe and the rest of her family. She loved to talk to her many friends, she loved to crochet and she really loved her trips to Cripple Creek. Mass of the Resurrection will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2001, at St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Florence. Interment will follow in Lakeside Cemetery in Canon City.
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