The Tri-County Obituary Project

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

The Tri-County Obituary Project Coordinator is Louise Adams .
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Fincher, Elma E.
Elma E. Fincher - Pueblo Chieftain - March 11, 1987 - Elma E. Fincher passed away March 8, 1987, at a local hospital. Cremation. Final disposition under the direction of Yeamans & Gordon Memorial Chapel in Akron, Colo.

Findle, Jeane
Miss Jeane Findle - Pueblo Chieftain - October 9, 1973 - Miss Jeane Findle, former longtime Pueblo resident, until moving to Richland, Wash., several years ago, passed away Oct. 8, 1973, at Richland following lengthy illness. During her residence in Pueblo, Miss Findle operated an interior decorating shop and was a member of Sacred Heart Cathedral Parish and former president of Cathedral Alter and Rosary Society. Also former member of Altrusa. Miss Findle was the sister of Mrs. Leo A. Keller, 2016 Driftwood Lane Pueblo; Frank Findle, Irwin, Pa., and Charles Findle, La Mesa, Calif. Sixteen nieces and nephews also survive. Service Christ the King Church, Richland, Wash., with Rosary recitation 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Mass of the Resurrection 10 a.m. Wednesday, Interment, Richland.

Findley, Lane C.
Rev. Lane C. Findley - Pueblo Chieftain - December 12, 1968 - Rev. Lane C. Findley, Dec. 10, 1968, at a local hospital. Husband of Marian E. Findley of the family home, 216 Jackson. Father of Charles Findley, Dallas, Tex. Grandfather of five; great-grandfather of one. Brother of Marshall Findley, Milwaukee, Wis., and Mrs. Bert Christensen, Sidney, Mont. Presbyterian minister, ordained in 1919, retiring from active service and moving to Pueblo in 1961. Colorado churches which he served were in Colorado Springs, La Jara and Bayfield. Member of the Presbytery and the Pueblo Retired Ministers Association. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at the Mesa Unit of Westminster United Presbyterian Church, 217 E. Routt, with the Rev. Leo Schmidt and the Rev. Ernest Decker officiating. To Mountain View.

Findley, Walter E.
Walter E. Findley - Pueblo Chieftain - January 31, 1999 - Walter E. Findley passed away on Jan. 28, 1999. Mr. Findley was born Feb. 18, 1918, in Windfield, Kan., to James Findley and Marie Hoover. Walter moved to Colorado during his childhood and retired as a Quality Control employee from CF&I Steel Mill in 1979. Walter served in the Army Air Corp during WWII. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Findley in 1987 and his son, James C. Findley in 1991. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy, of Pueblo, daughter-in-law, Gail Findley of Pueblo, Dorothy's daughters, Franci Carney of New Mexico, and Joan Mathisen of Nebraska, and three grandchildren, Tracy, Clayton and Vernetta Findley. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. There will be no viewing or services.

Fine, Maude
Maude I. Fine - Pueblo Chieftain - November 18, 2001 - Maude I. Fine passed away in Owosso, Mich., Nov. 16, 2001. Preceded in death by brothers, John and Cecil Head; husband, Claude; and son, Jerry Fine. She is survived by her daughter, Doris Salmer of Owosso, Mich.; son, Dick Fine of Pueblo West; and brother, Donald Head. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2001, at the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Fine, W.W.
W.W. Fine - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - March 16, 1917 - W.W. Fine Killed in Fall - Pueblo - W.W. Fine, 38, traveling salesman, died at a local hospital as the result of a fractured skull sustained when he fell down a flight of stairs at the house of a friend.

Fini, Martha
Martha Fini – Huerfano World – May 30, 2002 - Martha Fini, of Belen, NM, died at her home Thursday, May 9, 2002, of natural causes. She was born July 9, 1907 in Waterloo, IA. She married Victor Fini on Sept. 4, 1943. He preceded her in death on Oct. 27, 1990. She is survived by her nephew, James Forrester, M.D., and niece, Patricia Kobliska; sister-in-law, Elivia Repola, Aurora; and brothers-in-law, Peter H. Fini, Walsenburg, and Donald A. Fini, Security. A memorial service was held May 18 at St. Philips Episcopal Church.

Fini, Victor
Victor Fini - Huerfano World - November 8, 1990 - A memorial service was held Nov. 1 from St. Philips Episcopal Church in Belen, NM, for former Walsenburg resident, Victor Fini, who died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1990 in an Albuquerque, NM, hospital. He was 78. A resident of Belen, Mr. Fini worked as a sales representative for Metropolitan Life for 27 years and was a million dollar producer for several of those years. He had received numerous citations from the company during his employment. He began his career in Walsenburg and later moved to Los Alamos, NM where he retired. Upon retirement, he moved to Belen, where he had resided for the past 13 years. Mr. Fini was a member of the Elks Lodge and Tierra del Sol Country Club in Belen. He is survived by his wife, Martha, Belen; a daughter, Joan, California; two grandchildren and a great-grandson; a sister Elivia Repola, Aurora; two brothers, Peter Fini, Walsenburg and Donald Fini, Security; numerous nieces and nephews. The family requests memorials to St. Philips Episcopal Church, Belen, 87002 or the New Mexico Boys Ranch, 203 Rio Communities, Belen, 87002.

Fink, Delphine M.
Delphine M. Fink - Huerfano World - November 29, 1990 - A memorial service will be held Friday at Rivera Chapel in Pueblo for Delphine Magdalene Fink, 57, of Pueblo, who died Nov. 24, 1990. Survivors include her mother, Julia Ward Sanchez, Pueblo; three sisters, Eileen Bankson, La Veta, Selma Garza, Geneseo, IL, and Lou Ellen Steckleine, Arvada; numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation at the family's request.

Fink, Doris M.
Doris M. Fink - Huerfano World - June 26, 2003 - Doris M. Fink, 88, of Walsenburg, passed away June 22, 2003 at the Cedars Health Center in Lakewood. She was born in Walsenburg Feb. 7, 1915. Doris enjoyed crafts, playing cards and Bingo. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Fink; her parents, Clyde and Minnie Packard; a daughter, Barbara Jean; son-in-law, Chuck Magnone and grandsons, Jim and Danny Magnone. She is survived by sister, Ida Boscia, sister-in-law, Johanna Micek; brother-in-law, Jim Ludvik; daughters, Colleen (Bob) Stimack, Delphine (Butch) Corsentino, Phyllis (Bob) Balich, Shirley (Bill) Duran; grandchildren, Chuck Magnone, Donna Toller, Carol Snyder, Donald Balich, Lori Corsentino, Sandy Grady, Frankie Noga, David Noga, Ron Corsentino and Deneen Ruiz; 29 great- grandchildren. Donations can be made to Sister Carol's Senior Outreach Program. Visitation Wednesday, June 25, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Johnson-Romero Funeral Home. Funeral service Thursday, 11 a.m., St. Mary Catholic Church followed by Interment, Masonic Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Johnson-Romero Funeral Home, 525 Main Street, Walsenburg.

Fink, Jack
Jack Fink - Huerfano World - July 4, 2002 - Jack Fink, of Littleton, formerly of Walsenburg, passed away June 28, 2002. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, in 1995. Survived by children, Janet Campagnola, Littleton, and Jack Fink, Valrico, FL; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Interment will be at North St. Mary Cemetery at an unspecified date.

Fink, John
John Fink - Huerfano World - October 22, 1993 - In Loving Memory of John Fink who died October 21, 1988. - Verse - Sadly missed by wife Doris, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Fink, Robert R.
Robert R. Fink - Pueblo Chieftain - April 02, 1999 - Robert R. Fink, native Pueblo an, resident of Boulder,. Colo., passed away on March 31, 1999. He was. born July 6, 1932, to Robert R. and Ethel Pueblo. After his mother's death, at age five, he was. raised by his stepmother, Orpha Grace. He graduated. from Centennial High School in 1950,where he. served as student body president, and The University of Denver in1955. Robert was married to Barbara. M. Hanson in 1956. He was associated with his .father-in-law, Gus Hanson, at Hanson Mortgage. Company. The family moved to Boulder in 1959.where he became Vice President of Majestic Savings .and Loan Association. In 1969, he became. associated with the University of Colorado. as Manager of Housing. He was a member of the. Kiwanis Club, Free Masons Columbia Lodge No..14, Atonement Lutheran Church, The Northern. Colorado Springer Spaniel Field Trial Club, The. Ghost Town Club and an active supporter of. the University of Colorado. He. is survived by his wife, .Barbara- son, Michael Fink, Colorado Springs-.daughter, Becky, and son-in-law, Jim Buford, .Seattle, Wash.- daughter, Wendy Fink, San. Francisco, Calif.- and stepsisters, Shirley Gozney and. Nancy Lievers, both of Pueblo. Services will be held. at the Atonement Lutheran Church, 685 Inca. Parkway, Boulder, on April 5, 1999, at10:30 a.m.. Memorial donations may be given to the Kiwanis. Club of Boulder, P.O. Box 610, Boulder, Colo..80466.

Fink, Theresa M.
Theresa M. Fink - Pueblo Chieftain - May 23, 2001 - Theresa M. Fink, 88, of Walsenburg, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001. Survived by Ronald (Marlene) Fink, Rocky Ford, Arlene (Roy) Zinanti, Arvada, Harold Fink, Arvada, Diann (Ray) Faris, Walsenburg; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; numerous brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. Donations can be made at the Walsenburg Care Center Alzheimer's Unit in her memory. Private family service.

Fink, William Dutch
William Dutch Fink – Pueblo Chieftain – October 18, 2006 - William Dutch Fink, a longtime resident of Rye, passed away Oct. 15, 2006, in Pueblo. William was born Nov. 29, 1960, in La Junta, Colo., and moved to the Beulah/Rye area at the age of 4. He was a 1979 graduate of Rye High School, where he lettered in wrestling, and participated in the band program. He graduated from the PCC Cooperative Auto Mechanics Program with honors. William was an avid lover of hunting, fishing and the outdoors. He was a jack-of-all-trades and always had an open heart and hand ready to help those in need. He is survived by his parents, Harold "Dutch" and Betty Fink of Rye; sister, Cathy (Les) Coy of Rye; brothers, Charles (Emily) Fink of Pueblo, Duane (Betsy) Fink of Pueblo; nieces, Heather Coy, Mariah, Elizabeth and Autumn Fink; nephews, Sean Ogden, Justin and Riley Fink; and great-niece, Amber Moore. Visitation, 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Davis Mortuary. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2211 Coolidge Ave, Rye. Interment will follow at the Brookside Cemetery, Rye, Colo.

Finkenstadt, Charles H.
Charles H. Finkenstadt - Pueblo Chieftain - October 26, 2000 - Charles H. Finkenstadt, age 86, born Sept. 19, 1914, in Woodhaven, N.Y., passed away Oct. 25, 2000. Mr. Finkenstadt is survived by his wife, Mabel May Finkenstadt; son, Charles H. (Cynthia) Finkenstadt Jr.; and stepchildren, Betty (Donald) Dickson, Pueblo, and Phillip (Gretchen) Head of North Hollywood, Calif. He is also survived by five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and brother, Herman F. (Paula) Finkenstadt. Preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Lena Finkenstadt; one sister; and one brother. Mr. Finkenstadt was a World War II Air Force veteran. After the war he returned to Pueblo and was employed at the PAD as an assistant purchasing agent, retiring in 1973. He was a member of the King of Kings Lutheran Church, American Legion Post No. 2, BPOE No. 90, Voiture 827 and 40&8. Funeral service, Friday, 2 p.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Please omit food and flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the King of Kings Lutheran Church Memorial Fund in his memory.

Finkle, C. R.
C. R. Finkle - Greenwood Gleaner - June 6, 1918 - Father of C. R. Finkle Dies - George S. Finkle of Clark County, Wisconsin received word last week that his father, C. R. Finkle, died at Pueblo, Pueblo Co., Colorado, May 19th at the age of ninety years.

Finlan, John W.
John W. Finlan - Los Angeles Times - May 16, 1937 - Finlan, May 14, John W. Finlan, beloved husband of Margaret Finlan, loving father of Mrs. Allen King and Mrs. Josephine Bardet. Rosary this evening at 8 o'clock in the chapel of Cunningham & O'Connor, 1031 South Grand avenue. Funeral Monday at 8:45 a.m. from the chapel of Cunningham & O'Connor. Requiem mass at St. Kevin's Church at 9:30 a.m. Interment, Calvary. [John W. Finlan and his wife, Margaret M. Finlan lived in Pueblo from at least 1888 - 1920. They moved to California at some point, likely before 1925.]

Finlan, Margaret M.
Margaret M. Finlan - Los Angeles Times - November 27, 1937 - Finlan, November 24, Margaret M. Finlan, loving mother of Mrs. Allen King and Mrs. Josephine Bardet. Rosary this evening at 8 o'clock at the chapel of Cunningham & O'Connor, 1031 South Grand avenue. Requiem mass at St. Kevin's Church at 8:30 a.m. Interment, Calvary Cemetery. [John W. Finlan and his wife, Margaret M. Finlan lived in Pueblo from at least 1888 - 1920. They moved to California at some point, likely before 1925.]

Finlay, Zana Grout
Zana Grout Finlay - Pueblo Chieftain - July 5, 1962 - Zana grout Finlay, Englewood, formerly of Pueblo and Rye. Mother of Mrs. Helen Nelson, Los Angeles, Calif.; Mrs. Mildred Freeman, Millburn, N.J.; Dr. Andrew G. Finlay, Gunterville, Ala. and Mrs. Alice Hughe, Lakewood, Colo. Sister of Mrs. Lizzie Gilbert and William Grout both of Pueblo; Mrs. Dorothy Young, Colorado Springs. Grandmother of 9; great-grandmother of 13. Graveside services 11 a.m. Thursday at Roselawn.

Finley, George J.
George J. Finley - Pueblo Chieftain - November 02, 2003 - George J. Finley, 75, passed away Oct. 29, 2003. Survived by his wife, Sandy Brown-Finley; three stepchildren, Jeryl (Vita) Brown, David Brown and Arminda (Baron) Whitaker; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, and a son, Steve Finley. Immediate cremation. There will be no viewing, Family and friends will gather to remember George at the family home at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003.

Finley, Goldie P.
Goldie P. Finley - Pueblo Chieftain - March 21, 1986 - Goldie P. Finley of 3904 Sheffield Lane, March 20, 1986. Widow of the late Clifford Finley and mother of Chuck Finley of Pueblo. Survived also by her granddaughter, Lara Finley of Rock Hill, S.C. Mrs. Finley had been a Pueblo resident since 1979, and prior to that she resided in Decatur, Ill. She was a senior aide at SRDA for the past five years in charge of the Sprague Senior Citizens Center. She also was involved with the Pueblo Association of Retarded Citizens and was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Decatur. Service, 5 p.m. Sunday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel, will be conducted by the Rev. James Keesey, pastor, St. Paul United Methodist Church. Private family interment. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorials may be made to the Pritz-Markert Humane Shelter or the Girls Club of Pueblo.

Finley, Leslie Alva
Leslie Alva Finley - Pueblo Chieftain - April 23, 2000 - Leslie Alva Finley, born April 27, 1916, in Farr, Colo., to John Finley and Annie Cox, passed away April 21, 2000. Survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Helen Finley; sister, Delia Rogers of Klamath Falls, Ore.; daughters, Shirley Harrington (Byron) of Colorado Springs and Kathy Russell; five grandchildren, Cynthia Raiolo (Don) of Golden, Colo., Catherine Leasure (Dan) of Greensboro, N.C., Chari Harrington of Colorado Springs, Gregory La Sage (Lamar) and Leslie Brolin; and seven great-grandchildren, Amanda, Samantha and Nathan Leasure, Shelby Elliott, Zeke Torres, Kyron and Kain Brolin. Leslie was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired from DC Trucking in 1975. He also loved bowling, fishing and will always be remembered for his great sense of humor. Viewing, noon to 7 p.m. Monday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Finley, Marie
Marie Finley - Pueblo Chieftain - October 19, 2003 - Marie Finley, 86, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 15, 2003, in Las Vegas, Nev. She was a lifetime resident of Pueblo, moving to Las Vegas three years ago. Survived by her daughter, Darla Macaluso; and grandchildren Jeff, Tony, Bill, Laura and Tom; three great grandchildren and Jim Macaluso, her special loved son-in-law. Preceded by loving husband, Daniel J. Finley; daughter, Dorothy Grady; and son, Chucky Beamer. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, at Imperial Funeral Home; the family will be receiving from 2 to 4 p.m. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, at St. Joseph's Church. Interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Finley, Ralph E.
Ralph E. Finley - Pueblo Chieftain - February 19, 2004 - Ralph E. Finley, 49, of Pueblo, passed away Feb. 17, 2004. Born Jan. 1, 1955, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Nina Finley. Survived by his wife, Isabel V. Finley; sons, Steven J. Finley, Alfonso M. Silva; daughter, Rachelle V. Finley, all of Pueblo; brother, Glen R. Finley; sisters, Mary C. Finley, Linda Martinez; grandchildren, Steven A. Finley, Dominick E. Finley, and Sharon L. Guerra. Ralph enjoyed the time spent with his grandchildren, Dominick “Special Guy” Finley, and Sharon “Dark Angel” Guerra. In his heart forever, little Steven. Visitation, 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, and funeral service, 1 p.m. Friday; both at Romero Chapel. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after service.

Finn, Catherine P.
Catherine P. Finn - Pueblo Chieftain - March 3, 1987 - Mrs. Catherine P. Finn, March 1, 1987. Mass of Resurrection, 7 p.m. Tuesday, St. Michael's Catholic Church. Committal service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Lakeside Cemetery.

Finn, J. Ellis
J. Ellis Finn - Pueblo Chieftain - October 26, 1986 - J. Ellis Finn, 1725 Sherman Ave., Canon City, Oct. 23, 1986. Mass of Resurrection, 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at St. Michael Catholic Church. Committal service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Lakeside Cemetery. Please omit flowers. Contributions may be made to St. Thomas More Hospice through Wilson Almont Funeral Home.

Finn, John H.
John H. Finn - Pueblo Chieftain - October 26, 1999 - John H. Finn, 85, affectionately known as "Pops," departed this life Oct. 24, 1999, at his home. Mr. Finn was born on Oct. 27, 1913, in Pueblo to the union of Juan and Placida Autobee Finn. Mr. Finn is a descendant of the Autobee family. John enjoyed being with his family and watching the Denver Broncos. Preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Tomasita Gonzales Finn; brothers, Florindo Finn, Leno Finn, Manuel Finn and Emilio Finn; and sisters, Elise Baca, Pauline Gonzales and Dorothy Vargas. Survived by his children, Henry K. (Mary Ellen) Finn, Mike R. (Erlinda) Finn, Juanita (Ernest) Nuci and Inez (John) Solano, all of Pueblo; sister-in-law, Emily (Joe) Sisneros and Alice Gonzales, both of Pueblo; brother-in-law, Ferris Gonzales of Pueblo; special nieces, Jenny Rodriguez and Modesta Trujillo; nephew, John A. Finn; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Rosary, 7:15 p.m. today. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday. Both services at Mount Carmel Church, Rev. John Waters, celebrant. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family may be contacted at 14 Verdosa.

Finn, Michael Jr.
Michael Finn Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - August 06, 2000 - Michael Finn Jr., 63, departed this life Aug. 3, 2000. A lifetime Puebloan, Mike was born Aug. 28, 1936. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps, retired from the former Dana Corp. Mike was presently a teacher, specializing in machine shop welding. Preceded in death by his parents, Mike Finn Sr. and Marian J. Maldonado Finn; four brothers, Jimmy, Manuel, Leonard and Tim Finn. Mike was a member of St. Joseph Church and Elks Lodge. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He had a passion for studying genealogy. In the Thursday edition of the Pueblo Chieftain Jan. 27, 1994, by reporter Margie Wood entitled "Finding Finns" wherein Mike traced the family name back to Ireland. Survived by his children, Michael (Trudie) Finn III, Westminster, and Debbie (Fred) Johnson, Thornton; siblings, Rudy (Jane) Finn, William Finn, Frank Finn, Tom Finn, Leon Finn and Ted (Gloria) Finn, all of Pueblo, Delphia (Steve) Guzman, San Jose, Calif., Celia (Jake) Rincon, Seguin, Texas, Nora (Luis) Ortiz, Cleburne, Texas, and Marian (Eddie) Tovar, San Antonio, Texas; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends, including his former wife, Lillian Barela of Pueblo. Funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Monday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1145 S. Aspen Road. Cremation to follow the Mass. Full military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Family will receive friends at 1528 E. Eighth St. and the Zaragoza Hall following the Mass.

Finn, Mike Lopez
Mike Lopez Finn - Pueblo Chieftain - October 26, 1986 - Mike Lopez Finn, 1412 San Juan, departed this life Oct. 25, 1986, at his home. A lifetime Pueblo resident, he was born Feb. 17, 1913. A member of St. Joseph Church, Blende. He was a retired construction worker. Preceded in death by his wife, Marion Juanita Finn, July 20, 1983; sons, Jim Finn in 1943; Manuel Finn in 1948; Leonard Finn in 1950; his parents, Jim Finn in 1940 and Delfia Finn in 1936; a brother, John Gallegos in 1983. He is survived by his children, Mike, Rudy, Frank, William, Tim (Jane), Tom (Betty), Leon (Bonnie), Ted (Gloria) Finn, all of Pueblo; Delfia (Steve) Guzman, San Jose, Calif.; Cecelia (Jake) Rincon, Seguin, Texas; Nora (Luis) Ortiz-Colon, Pueblo; Marian (Edward) Tovar, San Antonio, Texas; 42 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Sally Gallegos, Denver; and a host of other relatives and friends. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Monday; Mass of the Resurrection, noon, Tuesday. Both services at St. Joseph Church, Blende, with the Rev. Glenn R. Mueller, S.J., celebrant. Interment, Roselawn. Family will receive friends at the home.

Finn, Silverio
Silverio "Silver" Finn - Pueblo Chieftain - January 02, 2003 - Silverio "Silver" Finn, 69, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, departed this life New Years Eve following a lengthy illness. Affectionately known to family and friends as Guero, was born Aug. 4, 1933, in Boone, at the family home. He went to Boone schools. In his youth he was a member of the Gene Pando Golden Glove Boxing team where he was a winning star in his weight division. Guero also played semi-pro baseball with the North Avondale Indians Team, which afforded him an opportunity to tryout with farm teams of major league teams. He was an avid Denver Broncos fan too. He retired from the Mental Health Institute at Pueblo. He leaves to cherish his memory beloved wife of 49 years, Athleen Gomez Finn; children, Silverio Lawrence (Carol) Finn, Albina (Larry) Bohl, Mary (Richard) Shabolt, Richard Lee (Nettie) Finn, Cathy (Johnny) Martinez, Hazel (Mike) Peralta; siblings, Mollie (Maggie) Bernal, Virgina Finn, Patsy Garza, Patsy Valdez, Joe Finn; in-laws, Leo Salazar, Victor Garza, Carmela Finn, Irene Finn, Joe (Alica) Gomez, Julian (Joanie) Gomez, Connie (Sam) Guerrero, Marylou (Gene) Maese, and Betty (Jose) Martinez; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Antonio Lino and Hazel Olguin Finn; siblings, Esloria, Lillian, Lucy, Carol, Mickey, Delano, Patrick, Ruben, Tom, Farris and Barney Finn; father and mother-in-law, Donaciano and Alvina Solano Gomez; sister-in-law, Patsy Finn; brothers-in-law, John Zarate, Charlie Duran, and Adam Valdez. The Finn family would like to thank Dr. William Gonzales, Dr. Vaughan Cipperly and their staffs, Parkview Medical Center, 3 Southwest Floor staff, and Parkview Home Care Unit for the loving care given our loved one. Both services, Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Rosary vigil, 7 p.m. today. Funeral Mass, 1:30 p.m. Friday, Rev. Ron Roche, celebrant. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the family home and the Zaragoza Hall following the burial rites.

Finn, Timothy Christopher
Timothy Christopher Finn - Pueblo Chieftain - February 11, 2000 - Timothy Christopher Finn, former Pueblo resident, passed away in Texas Feb. 3, 2000. Survived by his wife, Annita M. Finn; daughter, Jennifer Finn; twin brother, Tom Finn; other siblings, Mike Finn Jr., Rudy Finn, Frank Finn, William Finn, Teddy Finn, Leon Finn, Delphia Guzman, Mary Ann Tovar, Celia Rincon and Nora Ortiz; three grandchildren; four godchildren; and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by brothers, Leonard, Manuel and Jimmy; mother, Marian; and father, Mike. Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rev. Robert Carden, celebrant.

Finn, Tomasita
Tomasita Gonzales Finn - Pueblo Chieftain - July 19, 1986 - Tomasita Gonzales Finn, 1720 Acero, affectionately, known as| "Tommie," departed this life July 17, 1986, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. She was born May 1, 1914, in Placitas, N.M., and was a Pueblo resident since 1935. She married John Henry "Pops" Finn July 8, 1939, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Preceded in death by a brother, Pete Gonzales, Jan. 1, 1959; sister, Toni Chavez, in 1984; and father, Mike Gonzales, February 1959. Survivors include her husband, John Henry "Pops" Finn; two sons, Henry K. (Mary Ellen) Finn, Michael R. (Erlinda) Finn; two daughters, Inez (John) Solano, Juanita (Ernest) Nuci; mother, Maria Gonzales; one brother, Joe F. Gonzales; three sisters, Eva Sanchez, Emily (Joe) Sisneros, Alice (Ed) Gallegos; three sisters-in-law, Dorthy Vargas, Dorothy Finn, Alice (Ralph) Trujillo, all of Pueblo; 14 grandchildren and good friends, Ernest (Tillie) Cordova, Pueblo. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Sunday; Mass of the Resurrection, 10 a.m. Monday, both services, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Interment, Roselawn. Family will receive friends at 14 Verdosa Drive.

Finnegan, Thomas
Thomas Finnegan – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – December 28, 1876 – La Veta – A man named Thomas Finnegan, who had come here from New York in the last stages of that fell disease, consumption, to enjoy the benefit of our climate, died on the 19th inst. and was buried yesterday.

Finnell, E. Jean
E. Jean Finnell - Pueblo Chieftain - October 20, 2004 - E. Jean Finnell, 80, passed away on Oct. 16, 2004. Survived by her husband of 55 years, R. Marvin Finnell of the family home; children, Richard Finnell of Pueblo, Bradley (Casee) Finnell of Rocky Ford, Janice Finnell of Rocky Ford and Lisa Finnell of Denver; sister-in-law, Marilyn Smith of Cedar Falls, Iowa; brother-in-law, Norman Finnell and sister-in-law, Evelyn Chandler, both of Evergreen, Colo. Preceded in death by her daughter, Glenda Finnell; and brother, Richard Smith. Jean was born July 23, 1924, to Lester and Esther Smith in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Jean loved her profession as a registered nurse and worked for many years at the Pueblo Manor nursing home in Pueblo. At her request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the hospice of your choice, through the funeral home office.

Finnell, Glenda G.
Glenda G. Finnell - Pueblo Chieftain - February 04, 2003 - Glenda G. Finnell, 38, passed away Feb. 1, 2003. Survived by her parents, R. Marvin and E. Jean Finnell of Pueblo; siblings, Rick Finnell of Pueblo, Brad (Casee) of Rocky Ford, Janice Finnell of Denver and Lisa Finnell; and nephews, Seth and Nate Finnell. Glenda was born Jan. 1, 1965, in Rocky Ford. She pursued a career in education and jewelry designing. And beading was her passion. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Randy Wilcher officiating.

Finnerty, Alice
Alice Burns Valesh Finnerty - Deming, New Mexico - November 06, 2000 - Alice Burns Valesh Finnerty, 82, longtime Deming resident, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2000, at her home. A wake service was held Sunday at Holy Family Catholic Church. The funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. today at Holy Family Catholic Church with the Rev. David Bentley officiating. A private inurnment will take place later. She was born March 9, 1918, in Graceville, Minn., to Frank and Alice Burns Valesh. She graduated from Derham High School, an affiliate of St. Catherine's College in St. Paul, Minn., in 1936 and later graduated from the University of Minnesota. She was a teacher and had been involved for many years in public education as she continued her own education at Western New Mexico University, receiving one of several master's degrees in the fields of English and U.S. and world history. She married Lt. Edward Michael Finnerty on April 28, 1943, in St. Mark's Church in St. Paul, Minn., and had been a resident of Deming since 1947, having moved here with her husband from Minnesota when he purchased his dentist's office. She was a charter member of Rotary Ann's and a member of the Rio Mimbres Country Club. She also was a stringer for the El Paso Times and being a Girl Scout since she was 10, she became a Girl Scout leader in Deming. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and was instrumental in starting the Close Up Program at Deming High. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and continued to be involved in local education. She is survived by one son, Tim Finnerty and his wife, Viki, of Houston; two daughters, Allie Pelayo of Walsenburg, Colo., Jeanie Lee and her husband, Randy, of Los Lunas, NM; one sister, Delores Lordie Lautman and her husband, Les, of Seattle; a brother-in-law, Dick Yearneau of St. Paul, Minn.; eight grandchildren, Justin, Cole, Patrick, Harley, and Bethany Pelayo, Ricky Flores, Jeanette Lee, and Kristine Finnerty; and three great-grandchildren, Noah and Audrey Pelayo, and Jessica Flores. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1985. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to education or the Holy Family Catholic Church Building Fund.

Finnin, Margaret
Margaret “Anne” Finnin - Pueblo Chieftain - February 06, 2005 - Margaret “Anne” Finnin, 87, passed away Feb. 4, 2005. Preceded in death by her husband, Hugh C. Finnin “Bud” in 1985; daughter, Sharon Lee Finnin-Davis; father, Joseph Pograjc; mother, Mary Pograjc; stepfather, Anthony Pograjc; brother, Tony Pograjc; sister-in-law, Rosalie Pograjc; brother-in-law, Joseph Halkl. Anne is survived by grandson, Mark (Rusty) McKim of Pueblo; great-granddaughter, Sharon Ann McKim; brother, Albert (Eulene) Pograjc; sister, Helen Halkl; special friends, Mary Howard of Florence, Colo.; Josephine Turner and Billee Patrick, of Pueblo, Colo.; also survived by other relatives. She was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church. Anne retired from Northwest Transport at the age of 72. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at the funeral home. Recitation of the rosary, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home. Graveside service to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Finn-Ortiz, Eleanor
Eleanor "Nora" Finn-Ortiz - Pueblo Chieftain - March 13, 2001 - Age 56, departed this life March 8, 2001. Nora was born in Pueblo, Colo., on Sept. 2, 1944. Nora graduated from Central High School and started working in the medical field shortly thereafter. Nora resided in Cleburne, Texas, with her husband Luis, daughters Lisette and Sofia, and granddaughter, Natasha. Preceded in death by her parents, Mike Finn Sr. and Marian Maldonado-Finn; five brothers, Michael Jr., Ruben, Manuel, Leonard, and Tim Finn. Nora was an avid fan of Tejano music and loved to dance. She adored her family and treasured her granddaughter. Survived by her husband, Luis Ortiz-Colon; daughters, Lisette Ortiz and Sofia Ortiz; granddaughter, Natasha Santiago; siblings, Rudy (Jane) Finn, William Finn, Frank Finn, Tom Finn, Leon Finn and Ted (Gloria) Finn, all of Pueblo, Delfia (Steve) Guzman of San Jose, Calif., Cecilia (Jake) Rincon of Seguin, Texas, Marian (Eddie) Tovar of San Antonio, Texas; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. The family will receive guests at 1528 East 8th St., Pueblo, CO. Funeral service, Wednesday, 10 a.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church. Inurnment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Finson, Mickey Elena
Mickey Elena Finson - Pueblo Chieftain - May 27, 2006 - Mickey Elena Finson, 86, passed away May 23, 2006. She was born in 1920, on a farm near Moravia, Iowa, to Oscar and Nellie Main. Mickey was the youngest of 11 children, all now deceased. She married John R. Finson in 1939, and they had four children, all born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Mickey also is preceded in death by her husband, John R. Finson; son, Johnny Lee Finson, 18; daughter, Jean Anne Moler, 59. She is survived by her daughter, Linda K. (Frank C.) Greco, Pueblo, Colo.; and her son, Murray R. (Judy) Finson, a retired Marine of Richland, N.C.; numerous grandchildren; one great-grandson; and a host of other relatives. Funeral service, 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2006, at T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Interment will follow at 1 p.m., at Red Rocks Cemetery in Morrison, Colo. Donations may be made in Mickey's memory to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice.

Finto, Don H.
Don H. Finto - Pueblo Chieftain - November 09, 2001 - Don H. Finto, 65, went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 8, 2001. Born Sept. 16, 1936 in Floresville, Texas. Survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Earlene Finto; children, Marcia (Doug) Sloan of Pueblo, Kathy Pierce of Lubbock, Texas, Keith (Trina) Finto of Penrose, and Dean Finto of Avondale; five grandchildren, Melissa Pierce, Jared Sloan, Kylie Reynolds, Krystal Hewes and Stevee Finto; great-granddaughter, Lainee Hewes; also survived by parents, Lee and Pearl Finto of Pueblo; siblings, Rheta (JD) Allen of Pueblo, Leroy (Joyce) Finto of Maryland and Wanda (Jim) Cannon of Aurora; brother-in-law, Frank (Arlene) Turner of Pueblo; sister-in-law, Martha (Joe) Mattson of Colorado Springs; special nephew, David Allen of Pueblo; and several nieces, nephews. Preceded in death by son-in-law, Mark Pierce. Don worked at CF&I for 29 years until forced retirement in 1983. He then worked for School District 70 Transportation as a bus driver trainer and CDL tester until January 1999. He was a great sports fan, loved fishing, camping, horseback riding and gardening. Don was a member of Southwest Church of Christ. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Southwest Church of Christ, 1635 S. Pueblo Blvd., officiated by LeRoy Finto. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his name to Southwest Church of Christ for Casa de la Esperanza, the children's home in Mexico. At his request, cremation no viewing.

Finto, Pearl
Pearl Finto - Pueblo Chieftain - March 24, 2002 - Pearl Finto, 91, went home to be with the Lord on March 22, 2002. Born Jan. 6, 1911, in Waxahachie, Texas. Preceded in death by her son, Don (Earlene) Finto of Pueblo, on Nov. 8, 2001. Survived by her husband of 70 years, Lee Finto; and three children, Rheta (J.D.) Allen of Pueblo, LeRoy (Joyce) Finto of Maryland, Wanda (Jim) Cannon of Aurora; foster son, Darrold (Jolene) Copp of Pueblo. Also survived by 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-granddaughters. Pearl was a homemaker who started out her married life a farm and ranch hand. Her greatest love and calling in life was to be a foster grandma to untold numbers of children. Pearl was a member of Southwest Church of Christ. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Southwest Church of Christ, 1635 S. Pueblo Blvd. Officiated by LeRoy Finto. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Southwest Church of Christ for Casa de la Esperanza, children's home in Mexico. At her request, cremation with no viewing.

Fiore, Deanna Lynette
Deanna Lynette "Lynn" (Easom) Fiore - Pueblo Chieftain - March 27, 2002 - Age 62, of Pueblo, passed away March 24, 2002. She was born Sept. 10, 1939, to the union of Lyle James and Bessie Marie Easom, Yoder, Colo. Preceded in death by father, Lyle Easom; husband, Ronald Fredrick Fiore; sister, Linda Sue Baker; grandparents, George E. and Maude B. Tipton. Lynn is survived by children, Rhonda Fiore of Pueblo, Daniel (Regina) Fiore, San Antonio, Texas, and Tamara (David) Espinoza of Pueblo; sisters, Jimmy Goodwin, Virgie Till, both of Pueblo, Lill (Roger) Grant of Cheyenne, Wyo.; brother, Lyle "Butch" (Susan) Easom of Pittsburg, Calif.; grandchildren, Brandi, Samantha, Natasha, Zachary, Colby, Carrington and Joshua Fiore, David Espinoza Jr.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Lynn enjoyed doll collecting and repairing and spending time with family and friends. She was devoted to her family. Lynn was employed at Muggsy's for many years and was a friend to everyone and all who knew her loved her. Her family will miss her pillar of strength, her great sense of humor and her giving heart. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. The family will receive friends following the services at Muggsy's, 2131 E. Evans.

Fiorina, Mary R.
Mary R. Fiorina – Albuquerque Journal – April 26, 1998 - Mary R. Fiorina, 87, born March 3, 1991 in Dawson, NM. A resident of Albuquerque, NM for 21 years, former resident of Raton, NM, and Trinidad, Colorado. Died April 23, 1998. She was preceded in death by her husband George E. Fiorina, She is survived by her daughter, Veronica Fiorina of Highland, CA; two sisters, Bertha Cleland and Rena King, both of Albuquerque; and numerous nieces and nephews. While in Trinidad, Mary worked as a LPN at the Trinidad State Nursing Home for 20 years or more. She belonged to the Catholic Daughters of America. Pallbearers will be Alan Lavrey, John Cleland, Bill Cleland, R.J. King Jr., R.J. King III and Chris King. Rosary will be recited tonight April 26, 1998 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Alameda Mortuary. Mass of a Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, April 27, 1998 at 10 a.m. at Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Dunset Memorial Park. Services are entrusted to Alameda Mortuary, 9420 4th Street NW. Gary F. Santillanes, CFSP.

Fipps, Edna V.
Edna V. Fipps - Pueblo Chieftain - February 06, 1998 - Edna V. Fipps, 57, of Las Animas, Colo., died at her home Feb. 5, 1998. She was born Dec. 10, 1940, in Cheyenne Wells, Colo., the daughter of Fred and Lola (Snyder) Smalley. Survived by her special friend and companion, Sandy Mancillas- her mother, Lola Smalley- two daughters, Charlene (Bill) Powers of La Junta, Ethie (Donald) Hagaman of Beulah, Colo.- four grandchildren- two brothers, Norman Shade of Mathis, Texas and Calvin Shade of Chicago- sister, Dorothy (Frank) Collins of Hobbs, N.M.- aunt Ruby (Gene) Helmers of Canon City- several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral service at Powell-Kuhns Chapel, Saturday, 10 a.m., Feb. 7. Interment at Hugo Evergreen Cemetery, Hugo, Colo., at 2 p.m. Memorials may be made to Hospice.

Firestone, Jessie F.
Jessie F. Firestone - Pueblo Chieftain - June 06, 1999 Jessie F. Firestone, 88, passed away June 2, 1999. Survived by her children, Lou (Gayle) Matthews of Pueblo and Lee (Ray) Ross of Colorado Springs- two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Frank Firestone on May 13, 1992. Born April 29, 1911, in Pueblo. A private graveside service was held Saturday at Mountain View Cemetery with Rev. George White officiating.

Firkins, Anna A.
Anna A. Firkins - Pueblo Chieftain - March 21, 1986 - Anna A. Firkins of Greeley, formerly of Pueblo, died March 19, 1986. Graveside service, 3 p.m. Friday at Evans Cemetery, Greeley.

Firkins, Walter Willis
Walter Willis Firkins - Pueblo Chieftain - September 14, 2003 - Walter Willis Firkins passed away Sept. 11, 2003, at his home in Canon City, Colo. He was born in Canon City on Dec. 5, 1920, to Mary Ann Jones and Willis Haskel Firkins, one of 10 children Walter married Dorothy Willis on March 14, 1942. To this union survive their four children, Franis (Ron) Kessler of Monte Vista, Wally (Anne) Firkins of Canon City, Dennis (Ellen) Firkins of Greeley, and Steven (Kathy) Firkins of Olathe; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren, who knew him as Poppie. Walter served in the United States Navy during WWII as a chief petty officer, serving on an LST in both the Pacific and the European theaters of war. He was always a true patriot. After his years in the service, Walt worked in the retail lumber business in Canon City, Florence and Monte Vista. He was a volunteer fireman for 22 years, serving as fire chief in Monte Vista for 11 years. Walt was a Past Worshipful Master of both the Monte Vista and Creede Masonic Lodges, he was a 32 degree mason and a member of the Consistery and a member of the Al Kaly Shrine. He was a life member of the VFW. Walt is well remembered for the memorable ice skating rink he created and maintained for the kids of Monte Vista. He was a regular blood donor and was chosen the Man of the Year of Monte Vista in 1983 for outstanding community service. Magnanimous in nature and deed, Walt lived a very full life. His heart was huge and his witty sense of humor extraordinaire. Hard working, generous and never complaining, Walter Firkins was an example to all who were blessed enough to know him. At his request, no viewing, cremation with a graveside service to be held at Lakeside cemetery in Canon City, Colo., at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, in the veterans section. Those wishing to make contributions may do so through the Friends of Hospice, Fremont County, P.O. Box 1796, Canon City, 81215-1796.

Firm, Anna Jeanne
Anna Jean Firm - Pueblo Chieftain - November 23, 1981 - Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Boies Almont Chapel, will be conducted by the Rev. Eugene Schultz. Interment, La Veta Cemetery.

Firm, Beth
Beth Joanne Firm - Huerfano World - April 16, 1992 - Beth Joanne Firm, 79, Walsenburg, died Saturday, Apr. 11, 1992, in Walsenburg Care Center where she had been a resident for the past year and half. Born in Goldfield, NV, June 21, 1912, as an infant she went to New York with her parents. She also lived in Michigan, graduating from high school and later attending college in that state. She worked as a private secretary to the vice president of an automotive parts manufacturing firm. In 1950, she came to Walsenburg and worked for J.C. Penney Company until it closed at which time she retired. She married David J. Firm in 1963. Mrs. Firm was a member of the United Church of Walsenburg and Huerfano County had served on the Library Board. Survivors include her husband, David; two daughters, Gail Major, Mountainair, NM, and Linda Schafer, Walsenburg; eight grandchildren and cousins. Funeral service was Tuesday from United Church in Walsenburg. Burial was in La Veta Cemetery. Boies Almont was in charge of arrangements.

Firm, David J.
David J. Firm - Huerfano World - March 25, 1993 - David J. Firm, 85, of Walsenburg, died Tuesday, Mar. 23, 1993 in Huerfano County Medical Center where he had been a patient. Born June 21, 1907 in Walsenburg, he was raised in the area and worked on family ranches through out Huerfano County. He married Beth Joanne Braconier in 1963. She died in April, 1992. Survivors include two daughters, Linda Schafer, Walsenburg and Gail Major, Mountainair, NM; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be Saturday. Burial will be in La Veta Cemetery.

Firm, Frances C.
Frances C. Firm - Pueblo Chieftain - May 1977 - Funeral services for Mrs. Frances C. Firm 70, of Longmont will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in La Veta Baptist Church. Burial will be in La Veta Cemetery. Mrs. Firm died May 20, 1977, in a Longmont hospital. She was born in Egeland, N.D. As a young woman she lived in Birmingham, Ala., where she met Melvin C. Firm whom she married in Pueblo on January 17, 1936. He died in 1968. Later that year she went to live in Trinidad State Nursing Home and in July 1975 moved to Longmont. She was a member of order of Eastern Star for many years. Surviving are her son William Firm of Longmont, two grandchildren and a brother.

Firm, Minnie
Minnie Firm - Independent - February 2, 1930 - Funeral Services Held For Wife Of La Veta Stockman - Mrs. James Firm Dies Wednesday at Ranch; Was A Walsenburg Girl. La Veta, Feb 21 - Funeral services were held here today for Mrs. Minnie Firm, wife of James Firm, prominent Huerfano county stockman, who died Wednesday at their ranch north of here. The services were from the La Veta Presbyterian church with the Rev. A.A. Heinlein of Walsenburg officiating. Burial was in the La Veta cemetery. The Benefiel Mortuary in Walsenburg was in charge. Mrs. Firm was born in Burlington, Kans. She came to Walsenburg in the 90's with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gordon, and was married here in 1902 to her present husband. The Firms lived in Walsenburg for the first 10 years after their marriage. It was in Walsenburg that their two children who survive - David Firm of La Veta and Mrs. Katherine Summers of Alamosa - were born. A sister, Mrs. Max Klien of Denver, also survives. Mrs. Firm was educated in the Walsenburg public schools. She was a member of the St. Peters Episcopal church of Walsenburg. Her husband is a nationally known breeder of purebred Hereford cattle.

Firm, Walter
Walter Firm - Pueblo Chieftain - August 4, 1977 - Boies Almont - Walter Firm, July 31, 1977. Husband of the late Mrs. Edith M. Firm. Brother of Mrs. Margaret Firm Garren, La Veta. Survived also by numerous nieces and nephews. Services 2 p.m., Wednesday, United Methodist Church of La Veta conducted by the Rev. Karl C. Schuster. Interment, La Veta Cemetery.

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