The Tri-County Obituary Project

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

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Foard, Evelyn M.
Evelyn M. Foard - Pueblo Chieftain - September 28, 2000 - Evelyn M. Foard, 84, passed away Sept. 26, 2000. Survived by her sister, Ruth (Don) Le- Blond of Seattle, Wash.; brother, Robert W. (Bonnie) Foard of Reno, Nev.; and a sister, Marion (Don) Beltz of Godfrey, Ill.; her special friend, Martha Jane Cunning of Pueblo; and numerous nieces and nephews. Evelyn retired from School District 60, where she was a teacher for many years. In 1967 she was the Colorado State Teacher of the Year in Biology. She was a member of the AAUW, the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center in Pueblo and the Pueblo Zoo. At her request, cremation. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Saturday First United Methodist Church, 11th and Court streets.

Focher, Annie
Annie Focher – Pueblo Chieftain – July 1, 1907 – The funeral of Mrs. Annie Focher and infant was held at 9:30 o'clock yesterday morning from the family residence, Mesa and Bohman avenues. Interment was in Roselawn.

Focht, Walter S. Jr.
Walter S. Focht Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - February 24, 1998 - Walter S. Focht Jr. passed away Feb. 7, 1998, at his home in Colorado City, Colo., where he had resided since 1994. He was born June 22, 1933, in Lexington, Ky. A 26-year resident of San Diego, he was employed by the Department of the Navy Criminal Investigative Service, as a special agent. He retired in June 1988. He is survived by his sister, Betty Ling of West Virginia- sons, Walter S. Focht III and Josh H. Focht- daughter, Cynthia A. Nelson- and four grandchildren. He is also survived by a longtime close friend, Eleanor Byars. He was an honorary member of the Pueblo County Sheriff's Department. He is to be buried in Lexington, Ky. Memorials may be sent to the Heart Association or American Cancer Society in San Diego, Calif.

Foderaro, Sam
Sam "Strawberry" Foderaro - Pueblo Chieftain - December 19, 2004 - Sam "Strawberry" Foderaro, 77, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away, Friday, Dec. 17, 2004. Sam is preceded in death by his parents, John and Carmella Foderaro; son, John Foderaro; and brother, Tony Foderaro. He is survived by his daughter, Joanne Reynolds of Avon, Ind.; grandchildren, Lana, Leslie and Chris Vincent of Denver, Sarah Foderaro of Denver, and Andy and Jenny Heggie of Pueblo; great-grandchildren, Taryn Christie, Seth, Morgan, and Ava Heggie; cousins, Antonio (Elizabeth) Foderaro; and numerous other relatives and friends. Sam was a World War II Veteran of the Merchant Marines. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Visitation will be Monday, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Monday at the Roselawn Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held, 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, 2004, at the Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to take place at the Roselawn Cemetery Veterans Memorial with special services by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. The family would like to give a special thanks to Yvonne Trujillo for all the love and care she had shown Sam.

Foderaro, Tony
Tony Foderaro - Pueblo Chieftain - March 22, 2000 - Tony Foderaro, age 74, passed away March 20, 2000, at his home. He was born on April 28, 1925, in Walsenburg to John and Carmela Foderaro. Survived by his loving wife, Bobbie Lou; children, Michael Foderaro and Steven (Vanessa) Foderaro, all of Pueblo. Also survived by his brother, Sam Foderaro, Pueblo; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and his special canine friends, Buttons and Ginger. Mr. Foderaro served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and again during the Korean Conflict. After the war, he was a switchman for the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, retiring in 1988 after 31 years of service. Tony was a member of BPOE No. 90, FOE Aerie No. 145, a lifetime member of DAV, the National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees, Inc., and a board member of the Rio Grande Vets Club No. 6. He was also a member of the Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West. Graveside service, Wednesday, 2 p.m., Roselawn Cemetery with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual team. Memorial service, Saturday, 2 p.m., Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West. Please omit food. Contributions may be made to the Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West, 434 S. Conquistador, Pueblo West, Colo., 81007.

Fogle, Kari Lynn
Kari Lynn (Patrick) Fogle – Colorado Springs Gazette – August 8, 2009 – Kari Lynn (Patrick) Fogle, October 20, 1968 – August 6, 2009 – Kari Lynn peacefully joined her brother David in heaven on August 6, 2009, after an eight-year courageous battle with Breast Cancer. She was a devoted wife, mother, and educator. Her family and friends were her love investment. She was a strong presence in her family and lived her life as a loyal friend. Kari is survived by her husband Christopher Bret; her children Jacob and Isabel; her parents Agnes and Bernard Patrick; and sisters Kris Glover and Denise Patrick; and numerous family members and friends. Kari is preceded in death by her brother David Patrick. Kari graduated from St. Mary's High School in Colorado Springs in 1987 and married her high school sweetheart Bret in 1992. They were blessed with two wonderful children Jacob and Isabel. Kari attended UCCS and completed her BA and Masters in Special Education. While teaching at Howbert Elementary School, Kari had an endless love for the special needs children. Even during her chemotherapy and radiation treatments, Kari remained committed as a wife, mother and to her career as an educator. Kari will be remembered for her sparkling smile, generous and positive attitude, and zest for life. Kari's favorite phrase “Live, Laugh and Love!” will linger in our hearts forever. Kari's journal entry on Sept 30, 2008 reads, “Remember when this journey passes - reach out to others, preach the word & comfort those in need - I'm no longer straying.” Visitation will begin at 4 pm and Prayer Service will follow at 6 pm on August 9, 2009 at Swan Law Funeral Home, 501 N. Cascade Ave. and a Funeral Mass will be held at 2 pm on August 10, at Divine Redeemer Catholic Church, 927 N Logan St, Colorado Springs, CO. In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to Kari Fogle Fund, 3024 Springlake Circle West, Colorado Springs 80906 CO.

Foglesong, Ethel May
Ethel May Foglesong - Pueblo Chieftain - February 21, 2001 - Born May 15, 1911, in Holly, Colo., went to be with her Lord Feb. 18, 2001. Ethel was preceded in death by Fred, her husband of 42 years; both parents; four brothers; and three sisters. She is survived by her son, Melvin (Lucy) Foglesong; and daughter, Freeda (Albert) Herrera. Also survived by three grandchildren, Shara (David) Johns, Connie Clay, Fredric Foglesong; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Ethel lived most of her life in Aurora, Colo. She moved to Buena Vista in 1980 and lived there until July of 1995, when she came to Pueblo, Colo., to be close to her daughter. Ethel loved God and her family above all else. She enjoyed reading her Bible and religious novels. She was a gentle and loving soul and will be sadly missed. Funeral service will be 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2001, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment to follow, 1 p.m., at the Eastlawn Cemetery in Aurora, Colo.

Fognani, Ernest
Ernest Fognani - Huerfano World - August 9, 2007 - Ernest Fognani born January 29, 1960, in Pueblo, resided in Trinidad. Passed away August 3, 2007 following a brief battle with cancer. Preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Agnes Fognani. Survived by his lifetime partner, Joe Cordova of Trinidad; brother, Arthur (Jan) Fognani; sisters, Clara Fognani and Nancy (Frank) Cirullo, all of Pueblo; nieces and nephews, Heather (Shon) Washburn, Sean Roberts, Anjanette Cirullo, Nick Cirullo, Danyella Fognani and A. J. Fognani; great-nieces and great-nephews, numerous aunts and uncles, cousins, special friends and the extended family of the Cordovas, Velasquezes, Rinos and Guiterrezs. Ernie was loved by many. His passion was Cuchara, where he and partner, Joe, operated the Timbers Restaurant for 15 years, and owned Rino's Restaurant and Gino's Bar in Trinidad for the last 5 years. Ernie loved going to Bronco games, Las Vegas, and Cripple Creek. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. The family can be contacted at Nancy and Frank Cirullo's home. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 11 a.m., Tuesday, August 7, 2007, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel.

Foley, Henry J.
Henry J. Foley - Pueblo Chieftain - May 08, 1986 - Rev. Henry J. Foley, S.S.S., 96, passed away May 7, 1986, at the Belmont Lodge Nursing Home following a brief illness. He is survived by a sister, Sr. M. Philomena Foley, C.S.C., of South Bend, Ind.; a niece, Mrs. Frances Price of St. Petersburg Beach, Fla.; and other nieces and nephews. Father Foley was born in Providence, R.I., Aug. 8, 1889. He entered the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament in 1907 and was ordained priest Jan. 29, 1922. He served at his congregation's house in Chicago, and also in the Archdiocese of Denver. He was instrumental in bringing the Servants of the Blessed Sacrament to the Pueblo Diocese in 1956 and served as chaplain to the Sisters. He was spiritual moderator of the Nocturnal Adoration Society until 1984. Rosary recitation will be at 7 p.m. Sunday. Mass of the Resurrection will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, with Bishop Arthur N. Tafoya presiding. Both services will be at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Pueblo. Interment will be in the diocesan priest's section, Roselawn. A reception will be held following the interment at the cathedral cafeteria. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Father Henry J. Foley burse through the Diocese of Pueblo, 1001 N. Grand Ave., Pueblo, Colo. 81003.

Foley, James A. Jr.
James A. Foley, Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain – June 4, 2005 - James A. Foley Jr., 78, passed away May 31, 2005, in the arms of his loved ones. Jim was born Feb. 8, 1927, in Bellefonte, Pa. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; and his daughters, Helen (Steve) Pino, Walsenburg, and Janice (John) Hofecker, Morrison; along with his four grandchildren, Shane and Travis Brownlee and Joshua and Jenna Hofecker. Jim lost his mother, Bernice, and father, James, when he was very young. He was raised by his grandparents, Al and Hattie Landis, who preceded him in death. When 17, Jim quit high school and joined the Marines. He served our country "faithful and true" with the 4th Marine Division in World War II in the Pacific Theater, going in on the beaches of Iwo Jima in the last days. He was very proud of his service for his country and used the G.I. Bill to finish high school and attend college at Clarion State University in Pennsylvania so that he could teach history. He graduated in 1953 with a B.S. in education, and after a year with Goodyear Aircraft, began his teaching career. He taught and coached in Modesto and Barstow, Calif., for nine years where he met and married Eleanor Shannon of Kim, Colo. They moved to a ranch at Hugo, Colo., where he taught for 24 years. Known to his students as "James A." they lived history through him, where he pushed them to love and support their country. "Freedom is your responsibility" was drilled and lived by Jim. Jim was an avid sports fan and played tennis, roped steers and skied before he retired to La Veta, Colo., to enjoy golf and support his grandsons in their activities. Funeral service, 1 p.m. today, June 3, 2005, at Christ the King Catholic Church in La Veta, with burial in La Veta Cemetery.

Foley, Michael
Michael Foley – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – March 9, 1875 – Falling Walls – Men Killed and Wounded – The News of Sunday gives the following account of the falling of two buildings in Denver, and the killing and wounding of several men: “About 4 o'clock Saturday afternoon, while workmen were engaged on the building improvements in progress at Nos. 201 and 203, Fifteenth street, the division wall between two buildings bulged out in the center and fell over into the cellar of Alvin McCune's new structure. Scarcely had it struck before the second floor and inside wall of William Holliday's grocery store came tumbling after it. The central or division wall, which was being carried up an additional story, had reached a height of about twenty feel, and was only eight inches in thickness. The brick from the falling walls, with masses of plaster and the heavy timbers of the floor, came down with a crash like a bolt of thunder, and with a suddenness that was appalling. There were five bricklayers, five hodcarriers, and four carpenters at work on top of the walls when the crash occurred. Several men, among them Alvin McCune, were at work in the open cellar, while a party of five laborers were excavating under the sidewalk, in front of the store. William Holliday, William Cowell, owner of the store portion, Albert Draper, and Rufus Wills were inside the store, and a number of customers had just left the door. Charles Pridmore, clerk for Holliday, who was in the cellar excavation, saw the wall giving way, and alarmed the others near him. The men tried to escape to the sidewalk, but all were caught, either by bricks or timbers, and more or less injured. The men on top fell and jumped in all directions, and that a single one of them escaped instant death is a matter of wonder, for the tumbling of debris was frightful. One or two, in their desperate leap, cleared the debris, and struck beyond reach of falling walls, and escaped with only slight shocks, while others were struck and caught in various ways, but, strange to say, were not seriously injured. The workmen under the sidewalk, in front of the store, though covered by a shower of light material, were not harmed. The first one taken out of the debris was Alvin McCune. He, as already stated, was in the cellar, and when found was lying motionless, and apparently dead, with loose boards, plaster, and other rubbish covering him, and brick lying all around him. He was carried into W. J. Barker's store, on the adjoining lot, and soon after was conveyed to his home, at 109 Broadway. His injuries, though severe, are not necessarily fatal. Michael Foley was cut badly about the head, and has since died. Albert Draper, bookkeeper for Wm. Holliday, was taken out dead, crushed into a shapeless mass. George Frisco, Charles Pridmore, John Gibson, Rufus Willis and William Holliday received bruises and gashes more or less serious. Pridmore was pretty severely cut about the head. Mr. Holliday, who rushed from the building just in time to save himself, was struck in the back by a brick or some other missile, receiving a serious shock. His young clerk, Rufus Willis, just as he reached the door in his flight, was caught and held by a piece of timber, but fortunately was comparatively uninjured. The loss by damage to the buildings can hardly fall short of $3,500. The store contained a $40,000 stock of groceries, and of course there will be some loss on the goods, though every article was loaded onto wagons and hauled to a warehouse on Black street.

Foley, Nancy S.
Nancy S. Foley – Pueblo Indicator – October 5, 1929 – Mrs. Nancy S. Foley Dies – Mrs. Nancy S. Foley, 67, and for 46 years a resident of Pueblo, passed away October 2, 1929. She is survived by her daughter, Miss Dorothea Foley, and a brother, Frank McLean, of Missouri. Funeral services were held in the funeral chapel of T. G. McCarthy & Sons, Friday afternoon, Rev. Betty Irene Miller, officiating. Services at the chapel were conducted by officers of the S. B. A. and officers of Pansy Circle, W. O. W. had charge of services at the grave. Deceased was highly esteemed by a large circle of friends and neighbors. Her daughter, Miss Dorothea, held a position in the local land office, and is now holding a similar position at Denver.

Foley, T. H.
T. H. Foley – Akron Weekly Pioneer Press – January 13, 1922 – Pueblo. – T. H. Foley, 68 years of age, and for the past thirty-two years a resident of Pueblo and one of its most prominent business men, died suddenly as a result of apoplexy. Colonel Foley was well known to many of the city's residents. He came to Pueblo from Piqua, Ohio, in 1889 as a penmanship instructor at Central High school.

Folse, Ozie Walsworth
Ozie Walsworth Folse - Jackson Independent – February 16, 2005 - Louisiana - Ozie Walsworth Folse, 95. Graveside services for Ozie Walsworth Folse, 95, of Jonesboro were held Feb. 9 in the Jonesboro Cemetery with Father Bob Leonhardt officiating. Mrs. Folse passed away Feb. 6 at Lincoln General Hospital. Born Aug. 28, 1909, she was a homemaker. She is survived by son, Michael G. Folse of La Veta, Colo.; sisters, Marie Bolls and Idora Parker both of Jonesboro; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services were under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home.

Folsom, La Donna Ann
La Donna Ann Folsom - Pueblo Chieftain - January 31, 2002 - Age 60, departed this life Jan. 27, 2002, at Parkview Medical Center. Born Jan. 14, 1942, in Castle Rock, she was a housekeeper for the Villa Pueblo Towers. A Pueblo West resident, Mrs. Folsom loved the outdoors, feeding the wild birds and observing the various wild animals of the Pueblo West prairie. She also enjoyed her vegetable and flower gardens. Predeceased by parents, Ray and Ruth Scott Lewis; sister, Marlene Hoff; mother-in-law, Anna Mae Folsom. She leaves to cherish her memory, beloved husband, Robert "Bob" Folsom; two brothers, Wayne (Dana) Lewis, Spring, Texas, Robert (Diana) Lewis, Arizona; father-in-law, Lester Folsom, Pueblo; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Funeral service, 6:30 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel, with the Rev. Raymond Hawkins officiating. Interment, noon Friday, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Castle Rock.

Fonda, Terry W
Terry W. Fonda – Pueblo Chieftain – October 25, 2006 - Terry W. Fonda, 85, passed away on Oct. 22, 2006. Predeceased by husband, Garrett. Survived by sons, Garrett R. (Judy), Roger H. (Judy), Scott T. (Dianna), and Craig A. (Jodi); three grandchildren, Jeffrey T. (Yvette), Lisa F. (David) Eastlund and Tiffany T.; great-granddaughters, Megan S. Fonda and Emma D. Eastlund. Terry was born on Aug. 21, 1921, in El Paso, Texas. She was a member of Ascension Episcopal Church, Pueblo Country Club, PEO Chapter BQ, and Chi Omega Sorority. She did volunteer work at Parkview Hospital, the Cooperative Care Center and at her church. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, 2006, Ascension Episcopal Church, 420 W. 18th, with Rev. Father Ephraim Radner officiating. Memorials may be made to Parkview Hospital Foundation, the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or a charity of donor's choice through Montgomery & Steward.

Fong, Soon
Soon "Charlie" Fong - Pueblo Chieftain - June 04, 2000 - Soon "Charlie" Fong, 79, passed away June 2, 2000. Survived by his wife, Sui Fong of the family home; children, Peggy Wilson of Denver, Arthur (Christine) Fong of Colorado Springs, Dean Fong of Denver and Luke Fong of Pueblo; grandchildren, Chanda (Brian) Chatham, Jason Wilson and Heather Fong; and great-grandson, Alex Chatham. Preceded in death by two sisters in China. Born Jan. 13, 1921, in Canton, China. Soon came to America in 1937. He was honorably discharged as a sergeant from the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1945 and was part of the 23rd Photo Reconnaissance Squadron. He and his wife, Sui, owned and operated Soon's Restaurant. Soon was a member of VFW Post No. 61. He will lie in state and the family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday from 6 until 7 p.m. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, June 5, 2000, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with Arthur Fong and Jason Wilson officiating. Military Honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Fontanez, Elsie
Elsie Fontanez - Pueblo Chieftain - January 22, 2003 - Elsie Fontanez, 81, affectionately known as "Grandma GG" departed this life Jan. 19, 2003. A lifetime Puebloan, she was born Dec. 1, 1921, to the union of Louis and Anita Lucero Rincon, who preceded her in death. She is also predeceased by sister, Gloria Martinez; brothers, Manuel "Manny" Rincon, Eddie Rincon; sister-in-law, Julia Rincon; granddaughter, Diane Martinez; former husband, Joaquin Diaz; and nephew, Louie Rincon. She leaves to cherish her memory beloved husband, Efrain "Frank" Fontanez; children, Helen Martinez, Louise (Celestino) Maldonado, Pauline (Ines-Eddie) Longoria, Arthur (Pat) Diaz; sister, Ramona (Sabino) Martinez; brother-in-law, Ernest (Barbara) Martinez; sister-in-law, Mary Rincon; four other sisters-in-law; and two other brothers-in-law in Aguas, Puerto Rico; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; several nieces; nephews, to include Henrietta Vasquez, who took care of her daily. A very special thank you to the medical staff of 6200 at St. Mary-Corwin hospital. Dr. Chris Smith, Dr. Hanson, and the caregivers, Kathy Clayton, Cheri Samora, and her daughter, Paula. Visitation, 1 to 4 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Both services St. Leander Catholic Church. Rosary vigil, 7 p.m. today. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday. Father Ben Bacino celebrant. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at St. Leander Hall following interment.

Foos, Clara L.
Clara L. Foos - Huerfano World - October 7, 1999 - Accident - A Lakewood woman, 64-year-old Carla Foos, a passenger on a motorcycle, was pronounced dead at Huerfano Medical Center Friday night. A two vehicle crash on the north business loop of Colorado 25, one half mile north of Walsenburg, resulted in her death and the injury of Harold Foos, riding a motorcycle. A 1983 Honda Goldwing motorcycle being driven by Harold G. Foos, 68, of Lakewood, was stopped in the driveway of Pizza Hut when it attempted to turn left onto the business loop and was struck on the left rear by a 1988 Ford Bronco II, driven by Deborah L. Groves, 17, of Pueblo, according to the highway patrol report. Upon impact, the motorcycle spun counter-clockwise 270 degrees, ejecting the passenger. After the impact, the motorcycle came to rest on its left side facing south on the northbound shoulder of the road. After the impact, the Bronco skidded for 92.9 feet, before being driven off the left side of the road and through a fence. The vehicle came to rest on its wheels, facing southeast in a field. Neither the driver or her passenger, Jason Helton, 18 of Pueblo, were injured. Huerfano World - October 21, 1999 - Clara L. Foos, 64, of Lakewood, who was killed in a motorcycle automobile accident near Pizza Hut in Walsenburg, October 1, 1999, was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery in Lakewood. Her funeral service was October 6. Born January 12, 1935, in Denver, Mrs. Foos graduated from Newcastle, WY and was married to Harold Foos, Sr., on October 17, 1954 in Newcastle. She was employed by Freeman Beauty Salon Systems for 14 years in the beauty supply industry. Mrs. Foos was a member of Gold Wing Road Riders Association, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Scrollsaw Association of the World and Front Range Antique Power Association. She is survived by her husband, Harold Sr. Lakewood; a son, Harold, Jr., Parker; two daughters, Lorinda Corley, Morrison and Bonnie A. Yungck, Godrey, IL, and six grandchildren. Correction: The name of Clara L. Foos of Lakewood, who was killed in a motorcyle/auto mishap Oct. 1, 1999, was listed as Carla L. Foos. The Huerfano World regrets the error.

Foos, Larry R.
Larry R. Foos - Pueblo Chieftain - July 20, 2005 - Larry R. Foos, 67, born Sept. 19, 1937, in Fort Morgan, Colo., passed away July 17, 2005. Survived by his wife of 38 years, Sharon; his children, Shawn (Debbie), Shayne (Annette), Jim (friend Tina), and Dawn Arnold (Robert); grandchildren, Ashley, John, Amber, Brittany, Brandon, Matthew, Magan, Aimee, Elizabeth, Steven and Michael; and great-grandchild, Mason. Also survived by his brother, Robert (Betty) Foos; sister, Caroline (Rodney) Pelton; and mother-in-law, Frances Swanson. Preceded in death by his parents, Emanuel and Edith; brother, John Foos; sister, Betty Segelke; and father-in-law, Dayton Swanson. Larry retired from Millwrights Local 2834 as an industrial mechanic. He provided foster care for many children for 10 years. Larry enjoyed hunting, fishing, racing and carpentry work. His grandchildren and his family were the most important things in his life, and he loved his puppies, Max and Sadie Bug. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Thursday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Family and friends will be received at 411 Van Buren following the memorial service.

Foote, Albert E.
Albert E. Foote - Huerfano World - October 11, 2001 - This Week in La Veta History - 1958: Died, Albert E. Foote who was born in La Veta in 1894.  He leaves his wife Mary, son Arthur, daughter Shirley and sister Jessie Donegan. Editor's Note: Albert E. Foote died October 8, 1958. Obituary listed Huerfano World, October 10, 1958, Page 6.]

Foote, Arthur A.
Arthur A. Foote - Walsenburg World - April 21, 1922 - Arthur A. Foote, of La Veta, an old time resident of this county, died at his home in La Veta, Tuesday, April 18, 1922, aged 60 years. Mr. Foote was for many years the county surveyor of Huerfano County, for years was the editor of the La Veta Enterprise, selling out his interest in the newspaper business only about a year ago. Mr. Foote was an earnest fighter for prohibition during the days when the saloon was a legalized business in Colorado and was also active in the enforcement of the law after its passage. He was for many years a justice of the peace in La Veta. The body of the deceased was taken to Pueblo for burial and funeral services will be held from the T. G. McCarthy chapel today (Friday) and burial will be in the North Side cemetery. Huerfano World - April 19, 1990 - This Week in La Veta History - 1922: Arthur A. Foote died of the flu and was buried in Pueblo. He leaves a wife, two sons and a daughter.

Foote, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Foote - La Veta Signature - January 30, 1992 - Services were held Monday at the First Baptist Church in La Veta for Mary Elizabeth Foote, 93, who died January 24, at Huerfano County Medical Center after suffering a stroke five days earlier. Known as "Granny" to most locals, Mary was a La Veta institution. She was born August 13, 1898 in Berlin, Germany to Rudolph and Mary Tanhauser. The family immigrated to the U.S. in 1906, and moved to La Veta in 1913. Mary attended school at the coal camps near Trinidad, and married Albert Edward Foote on February 13, 1917. Over the years, Mary raised her two children, Shirley and Arthur, and helped countless other families and children. She was an enthusiastic volunteer and was always there to help anyone and everyone. Mary was also a tireless worker who had a number of jobs. She and Stella Harrison were the first cooks when the school hot lunch program began, using their own pots and pans. She cooked at the truck stop for many years, as well as at Harry's Steak House, and owned and operated the Snack Shack in downtown La Veta with daughter Shirley in the 1950's. Other jobs included her work at the Shilling guest Ranch at Sulpher Springs and at Kincaid's store in La Veta. Famous for her cooking and baking, Mary provided food for countless events and organizations. Her husband, Albert, passed away October 8, 1958. Mary was a member of the First Baptist Church, the Royal Neighbors of America, and was a charter member of the Garden Club. She is survived by daughter Shirley Filer, La Veta; son Arthur Foote, Denver; sister Ann Scheer, Calimesa, CA; grandchildren David (Judy) Foote, Denver; John (Wanda) Filer, Mobile, AL; Chris (John) Swanson, Evergreen, CO; Leslee Filer, La Veta; five great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and countless friends. Mary was laid to rest in the La Veta Cemetery. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her and whose lives she touched. The family requests donations to the Cuchara Valley Emergency Volunteers (QRT) in lieu of flowers.

Foote, Emma B.
Emma B. Foote - Pueblo Chieftain - April 4, 1926 - The remains of Mrs. Emma Foote, who passed away April 2 at La Veta, will arrive in Pueblo Monday. Announcement of funeral later by T. G. McCarthy & Sons. Huerfano World - April 16, 1992 - This Week in La Veta History - 1926: Died, Emma B. Foote, a La Veta resident since 1885. She leaves a daughter, Jessie Donegan and two sons, Albert and Arthur. [Editor's Note: Emma Bennet Stevens Foote died April 2, 1926. Obituary listed World Independent, April 9, 1926, Page 1.]

Foote, Mary
Mary Foote - Huerfano World - January 30, 1992 - Mary Foote, 93, of La Veta, died in Huerfano County Medical Center Friday, Jan 24, 1992. She had suffered a stroke on Monday and had been admitted to the hospital. Born Aug. 13, 1898, in Berlin, Germany, she came to the United States as a young girl. She was the widow of the late Albert E. Foote who died in 1958. She was a member of First Baptist Church in La Veta, Royal Neighbors of America, had been a Rebekah and a charter member of La Veta Garden Club. She is survived by a daughter, Shirley Filer, La Veta; a son, Arthur Foote, Denver; a sister Ann Scheer, Calimesa, CA; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service was from La Veta Baptist Church Monday. Burial was in La Veta Cemetery. Boies Almont was in charge of arrangements.

Foote, Nancy Davis
Nancy Davis Foote - Boulder Daily Camera - February 15, 2006 - Nancy Davis Foote, Jan. 24, 1927 — Feb. 11, 2006 - Nancy Davis Foote, of Boulder, died of natural causes Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at Sunrise of Boulder. She was 79. The daughter of Clarence Walter Davis and Florence Todd Davis, she was born Jan. 24, 1927, in Savannah, Mo. She married Charles B. Foote on January 13, 1950. They divorced. Ms. Foote moved to Boulder in 2002. A graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, with bachelor's degrees in English and sociology, she worked as a technical communications specialist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, in Richland, Wash., for 10 years. Ms. Foote also worked in technical writing at US West and Wastren Inc., in Denver, at Digital Equipment Corp., in Colorado Springs, and at Storage Technology Corp., in Louisville. Ms. Foote was a commissioner for the West Richland, Wash., planning commission and board secretary and newsletter editor for Tri-County Partners Habitat for Humanity. She was an ordained deacon elder in the Presbyterian Church of America, and was involved in mission work in many countries. Ms. Foote volunteered for the Child Seat Safety Workshop and the American Heart Association, was a member of the United Way and was a supporter of the Nature Conservancy, The National Wildlife Federation, March of Dimes and United Way. "Her friends and family will always remember and hold dear to their hearts the selfless compassion she bestowed among those who crossed her path," her family said. "Words cannot begin to describe the feelings we have with her loss, but we are consoled by the wonderful gift of being touched by her in our hearts." Survivors include three sons, Greg Foote, of Fishers, Ind., Chris Foote, of Knoxville, Tenn., and Chuck Foote, of Woodinville, Wash.; and two daughters, Cynthia Foote, of Louisville, and Lisa Foote, of Chicago; a brother, J. Phillip Davis, of Columbia, Mo.; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church of Boulder, 1850 15th St. The Rev. John Hess will officiate. Interment will be at 9 a.m. Sunday at La Veta Cemetery, 300 E Grand, La Veta. Contributions in the memory of Ms. Foote may be sent to Habitat for Humanity, 1355 Dakota Ave., Richland, WA 99352. M.P. Murphy and Associates in Boulder is handling arrangements.

Foote, Susie
Susie Foote – Pueblo Star Journal – March 2, 1899 – Mrs. Susie Foote, beloved wife of A. C. Foote, died at the family home yesterday afternoon, from heart disease superinduced by an attack of la grippe. Mrs. Foote had been a resident of Pueblo for 25 years. She was born in Norfolk County, England. Mr. & Mrs. Foote were teachers in the same Sunday school when they were married. They were baptized by the famous Baptist minister Mr. Spurgeon going down into the water together, and were for eight years members of his church. They had been married 47 years. Their four children are still living: Mrs. Emily Wright, Mrs. Lucy Yeager, Mrs. Alberta James, all residents of Pueblo, and Arthur A. Foote of La Veta. The son will arrive here today. Mrs. Foote was a lady of education and of considerable talent, but was a “home body,” devoting little time to social affairs, and delighting most in the cares and joys of her domestic circle. But she was an earnest and consistent Christian and always solicitous for the welfare and advancement of the church of which she was a faithful member. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 o'clock, at the residence, 212 west Thirteenth street conducted by Rev. Thomas Stephenson, and the interment will be at Riverview cemetery.

Forbes, Florence P.
Florence P. Forbes - Pueblo Chieftain - November 29, 1986 - Florence P. Forbes, 84, longtime Las Animas resident, died Nov. 26, 1986, in Lamar. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Griffy and Horber Funeral Chapel, Las Animas. Interment, Las Animas Cemetery. Family requests memorials to either Bent County Nursing Home Christmas Fund or Sandhaven Nursing Home, Lamar.

Forbes, Maynard D.
Maynard D. Forbes - Pueblo Chieftain - January 26, 1998 - Maynard D. Forbes, 67, passed away Jan. 24, 1998. Maynard was born in Nichols, Iowa, in 1930. Served in the U.S. Air Force before moving to Tulsa, Okla., where he lived for more than 30 years. He came to Pueblo in 1995 to care for his mother until her death Oct. 8, 1997. Predeceased by sister, Pat Oliva- and mother, Evelyn Craft. Survived by his nephews, Mark (Ruth) Oliva and Anthony Zaccardi. Also survived by numerous great-nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Forbes, William
William Forbes - Pueblo Chieftain - June 20, 2001 - William Forbes of Pueblo passed away June 20, 2001. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Friday, June 22, 2001, at the First Free Methodist Church. Honors at the service by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Inurnment at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver.

Forcet, Victor Anthony Jr.
Victor Anthony Forcet Jr. - Denver Rocky Mountain News - May 19, 2001 - Victor Anthony Forcet Jr., died May 15, 2001, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in Trinidad on Nov. 19, 1954, son of Victor H. Forcet Sr. and Glendora Gardner Dubois. Calling hours will be Saturday, May 19, 2001, from 10 a.m. to noon from the Brown Funeral Home in Plattsburgh. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m., from the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 172 Rand Hill Rd. in Morrisonville.

Forcet, Victor H. Sr.
Victor H. Forcet Sr. - Denver Rocky Mountain News - January 22, 2002 - Victor H. Forcet Sr., 67, of Beekman Towers, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in Trinidad on Oct. 26, 1934. There will be no calling hours. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11:30 p.m. from the Brown Funeral Home Chapel. Following cremation, burial will be later in the year.

Ford, Bertha Irene
Bertha Irene Thomas Ford – Pueblo Chieftain - August 21, 2009 - Bertha Irene Thomas Ford, 72, was born May 3, 1937, in Fairplay, Colo., passed away August 19, 2009, in Pueblo, Colo. Survived by her daughter, Larisa (Richard) Ford-Lurford; three sisters, Fay Barry, Wilma Krueger and LaVonne (Carl) Fetty; two brothers, Warren (Lonna)Thomas and Marvin (Bobbie)Thomas. Preceded in death by her sons, Rodney Brenson and Curtis Reed; her parents, W.H. and Stella I. Thomas; three brothers and three sisters. There will be no viewing, Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Monday at Belmont Baptist Church, 1401 Jerry Murphy, with Pastor Don Worthington officiating.

Ford, Charles Dexter
Charles Dexter Ford - Pueblo Chieftain - September 26, 1926 - Charles Dexter Ford, age 78, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. P. ______ morning. He is survived by his wife, son William of Denver, five daughters, Mrs. C. P. Andrate, Denver, Mrs. Rachael Denning, Lamar, Colo., Mrs. Celia Read, Lamar, Mrs. Tom Hover, Lamar, and Mrs. P. M. Keen, Pueblo. He was a member of the A. F. & A. M. of Lamar. Funeral services will be held from the Rouch funeral home Monday [September 27] morning at 9 o'clock and immediately thereafter the body will be taken by auto to Monument, Colo., for interment. [Note: One line in the obituary was unreadable. Could be Mrs. P. M. Keen, Friday morning.] Pueblo Chieftain - September 26, 1926 - Charles Dexter Ford, age 78, died at 128 Jackson early Saturday morning. Body at the Rouch funeral home.

Ford, Elva F.
Elva F. Ford - Pueblo Chieftain - February 12, 1999 - Elva F. Ford, 94, of Pueblo, Colo., formerly of Dodge City, Kan., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Feb. 10, 1999, after a lengthy illness at Parkview Hospital. Elva was known as Granny." She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She was born on June 14, 1904, in Memphis, Mo. Preceded in death by her husband, Walter Ford- her parents, Lee and Minnie Andrews- her brothers- and a sister. Survived by her loving daughter, Verna (Donald) Root. Elva was loving and devoted to her eight grandchildren, Donna Cox, of the family home, Ron (Earlene) Root, Robert (Kathy) Root, Barbara Root, Darrell Root, Katherine Root, Donald E. Root and Sherri (Ed) Rhodes- 10 great-grandchildren, Ryan, Daren, Reagan, Melisa, Heather, Jennifer, Janell, Edward, Kristy and Kyle- several nieces and a nephew of Dodge City, Kan.- along with her beloved pets, Wendy and Gretchen. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 702 N. Main No. 440, Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Viewing, 1 to 8 p.m. today. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Ford, Frank W.
Frank W. Ford - Pueblo Chieftain - November 08, 2002 - Frank W. Ford passed away Nov. 6, 2002, in Pueblo. Frank was born in Wilburton, Okla., on Nov. 28, 1914, to William and Freda Woodward Ford and had lived in Pueblo most of his life. He was a graduate of Centennial High School in 1938 and was employed by the Colorado Interstate Gas Co. for many years. Frank was an active member in Silver State Lodge No. 95 AF&AM, the Southern Colorado Scottish Rite bodies, the Al Kaly Shrine, where he served as the foot patrol secretary for 20 years and past president of the Pueblo Shrine Club, BPO Elks Lodge No. 90, the YMCA and the First United Methodist Church. Mr. Ford is survived by his wife of 62 years, Thelma; a son, Dr. Howard (Jean) Ford of Parker; grandchildren, Brian and Anne; a sister, Lucille Gott of Pueblo; and several nieces and nephews, including Mary (Ron) McPheeters. Cremation, Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, in the First United Methodist Church, 310 W. 11th. Donations in memory of Frank may be made to the First United Methodist Church or to the Al Kaly Shrine Transportation Fund.

Ford, H. G.
H. G. Ford - Carbondale Avalanche - October 2, 1889 – General Manager H. G. Ford of the Colorado Coal and Iron company died in Pueblo, Sunday.

Ford, Jack
Jack Ford - Albuquerque Journal – September 07, 2003 - Jack Ford, 91, a resident of Albuquerque since 1961, died Tuesday, September 2, 2003. He is survived by sons, Jack C. Ford and wife, Lynda, of Huntington Beach, CA and Ronald F. Ford and wife, Cherry, of Houston, TX; grandchildren, Christopher Sean Ford, Patrick Ryan Ford and Shannon Elizabeth Blackwell and great grandchildren Jacob Sean Ford and Conner Stephan Ford. Mr. Ford was preceded in death by his wife, June Kathleen Ford in 1995. He was a member of the Masons in Pueblo, Co, a member of the Elks and a life member of Pioneers of America Telephone. Mr. Ford retired after 45 years with Mountain States Telephone. He was a life member of Telephone Pioneers of America, a 63-year member of Scottish Rite, AF & AM, 63-year member of South Pueblo Lodge #31, and a 29-year member of the Elks, Albuquerque Lodge #461. He was a world traveler, an avid reader and enjoyed music from classical to country. Services are pending for early October. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 275-3500

Ford, James
James Ford – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – November 6, 1879 – Whisky Again – James Ford Drowned in the Arkansas – At an early hour on Monday morning the body of a man was found lying in the Arkansas a short distance below the Union avenue bridge. The water is very shallow at that point and not of sufficient depth to carry the body away. After being removed from the water the corpse was recognized as that of James Ford, a stone cutter, a native of Ireland, and a resident of Pueblo for the last nine or ten years. He was about forty-seven years of age, unmarried and has been in the employ of Messrs. Corkish & Kearney for several years past. He was at work last on Mr. Hugh Smith's new building at the corner of Sixth and High streets. Dr. Thombs, coroner, held an inquest upon the body at which it was shown that the deceased was very drunk on Sunday night, about nine o'clock, and stopped at the residence of Mr. John Pritchard telling him that he (Ford) had lost himself, that he had several ponies in Mr. Crites' corral and wanted to find his way there. Mr. Pritchard accompanied him until they arrived in front of a saloon near the corral, when Ford remarked that he knew where he was and wanted Mr. Pritchard to go in and drink with him. This Mr. Pritchard refused to do, and left the deceased, who was never again seen alive. He is supposed to have blundered into the water and fallen down and drowned, being too much under the influence of liquor to get up. No marks of violence were apparent upon the body except a few scratches on one of his hands, which were accounted for by his having fallen into a chicken coop in the rear of one of the saloons when under the influence of liquor on Saturday afternoon. The following is the verdict of the coroner's jury: We, the undersigned jurors, having viewed the body and made all needful inquiries in respect to and upon the body of James Ford, found dead in the Arkansas river, near the Union avenue bridge, in the city of Pueblo, county of Pueblo and state of Colorado, we, the jurors, upon our oaths do say that the said James Ford came to his death by drowning, and from the evidence before us believe he fell into the river while in a state of intoxication on the night of November 2d, 1879. J. F. Smith, J. D. Henry, Thos. C. Dawkins, G. H. Hard, W. H. M. Cox, M. Lehman.

Ford, Joseph A.
Joseph A. Ford - Pueblo Chieftain - June 12, 1999 - Joseph A. Ford, born Jan. 17, 1911, in Smith Center, Kan., passed away June 9, 1999. Preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Evelyn Ford. Survived by son, Gary Joe (Wanita) Ford, Denver- daughter, Norma Kay (Orin) Sealy, Edmond, Okla.- grandchildren, Karin Lopez, Scott Sealy, Russell Sealy and Brent Ford. Also survived by eight great-grandchildren, Katelyn, Gera, Brianna, Clarisa, Velma Kay, Lanora Eve, Chelsey Rae and Lindsey Lee- as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Ford retired as general manager from the Dixon Paper Company with 45 years of service. He was a 32 Degree Mason, a member of Western Star174, Pueblo Elks No. 90, Optimist International and Christ Congregational Church. Visitation, Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral service, Monday, 1 p.m., Christ Congregational Church. Interment, Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the church following the interment service. Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Congregational Church in Mr. Ford's name.

Ford, Leslie Rae
Leslie Rae Ford - Monte Vista Journal - December 10 2008 - Leslie Rae Ford, 62, died Dec. 2, 2008. Leslie lived her life with love and compassion and was a cherished member of the Rocky Mountain Family Church congregation. She will be missed by her family, and her many friends who loved her and were touched by her life. Her husband, Gene Ford and her son, John Ford, preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughter, Kimberlie Jackson and her granddaughter and light of her life, Jordan Jackson. She is also survived by her parents, C.D. Butler and Frances (Earl) Hutchinson; her sisters, Jane (Hank) Gallegos, Billie Jo (Richard) White, and Karen Smith; her nieces and nephews Michelle (Greg) Musso, Shaunna (Dennis) Schmidt, Jennifer (Ben) Alexander, and Brenton (Candess) White. Also survived by her grand nieces and nephews, Alexia and Brooke Musso, Adam and Mikayla Schmidt, Rhoan Alexander and Boden, Cody and Kenna Lee White. The funeral was Monday, Dec. 8, at Rocky Mountain Family Church in Pueblo. Burial was in Roselawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Rocky Mountain Family Church or the charity of your choice. Arrangements were by Adrian Comer Funeral Home.

Ford, Thelma Ruth
Thelma Ruth McClain Ford - Pueblo Chieftain - August 1, 2006 - A longtime Pueblo resident, passed away July 18, 2006, in Pueblo. She was born May 23, 1915, in Raton, N.M., to Howard and Hannah McClain and was raised in Trinidad, Colo. She married the late Frank Woodward Ford in 1940, and moved to Pueblo shortly thereafter. Thelma and Frank were active in the First Methodist Church, the YMCA and many groups in the Al Kaly Shrine. Thelma was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her son, Neil; her six sisters, including her twin sister, Mary; and her brother. She is survived by her son, Howard (Jean) Ford; two grandchildren, Brian Ford and Anne Turner; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside memorial service, 11 a.m. Saturday, August 5, 2006, in the Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Ford, William F.
William F. Ford - Huerfano World - December 14, 1989 - This Week in La Veta History - 1926: The La Veta High School coach, William F. Ford, died at La Veta Hospital after suffering an appendicitis attack.

Ford-Sounders, Mary E.
Mary E. Ford-Souders – Pueblo Chieftain - March 14, 1913 – The funeral of Mary E. Ford-Souders was held yesterday morning at 10 o'clock at the Davis & Vories chapel and was attended by a large number of sorrowing friends of the deceased and her family. The Rev. Thomas S. Robjent of the Unitarian Church of Colorado Springs officiated. Mr. U. T. Crouse acted as pianist, and Miss Pearl Kreager sang 'Nearer My God to Thee,' and 'Lead, Kindly Light.' The pall bearers were H. G. DeTienne, Vern Kelz, W. H. Baddall, Paul Dray, Dell Porter and Frank Evans. The flower bearers were Mrs. Cullings and Mrs. Ashcraft. There were many beautiful floral offerings. The interment was made in the family lot at Roselawn.

Foreman, Lawrence Vigil
Lawrence Vigil Foreman - Huerfano World - April 9, 1992 - Graveside service for Lawrence Vigil Foreman, stillborn, was held Mar. 31, 1992, Thursday morning in North Veta Cemetery. He was the son of Ronald and Pauline Foreman; brother of Jacqeline Vigil and Terry R. Foreman; grandson of Maria Foreman, Flora Vigil, Larry Pacheco, Louie Vigil and Margaret Vigil. Boies Almont was in charge of arrangements.

Foreman, Ronald Lee
Ronald Lee Foreman - Huerfano World - September 9, 1993 - Funeral mass was Tuesday from St. Mary Church for Ronald Lee Foreman, 23, of Walsenburg. Mr. Foreman died Saturday, Sept. 4, 1993 in Walsenburg. Born Jan. 25, 1970 in Walsenburg to Mike and Maria Lopez Maldonado, he was raised by his grandparents, Seferino and Velma Atencio. He attended St. Mary School through the eighth grade and Walsenburg's John Mall High School through the 11th grade. He had been employed by J.M. Tire and had started a new job at Columbia House in Colorado City. He was a member of St. Mary Church. Survivors include his wife, Pauline, Walsenburg; a son Terry Lee, Walsenburg; his mother, Maria Foreman, Walsenburg; his father, Mike Maldonado, Pueblo; his siblings, Russell Lee Foreman, Patrick Martinez, James Atencio, Maurice Lopez Jr., Rita Wolfe, Betty Slade and George, Michael, Theresa, and Michele Maldonado; his grandparents, Seferino and Velma Atencio, Maurice Lopez Sr. and George Maldonado and other relatives. Burial was in North Veta Cemetery. Huerfano World - September 9, 1993 - Stabbing - A formal charge of first degree murder is expected to be filed in district court Thursday (today) against Christopher J. Gomez, 26, of Walsenburg. Further proceedings in the case will be at 1:15 p.m. before District Judge Claude Appel at which time Deputy District Attorney Glenn Davis will file the formal charge, according to court documents. Gomez was arrested early Saturday in the stabbing death of Ronald Lee Foreman, 23, of Walsenburg. Funeral service for Mr. Foreman was Tuesday. (See obituary on Page 2). According to Walsenburg Police Investigator John Salazar, Gomez has made no statement to law enforcement officials. He is being represented by public defender Tom Flesher. Walsenburg police officers Dean Van Zandt and Gilbert Pedraza were called to the scene of a reported fight between Gomez and Mr. Foreman at 2:11 a.m. in front of Apartment #4 at 533 West Seventh Street, according to reports. When the patrolmen arrived they were told by Pauline Vigil that her husband had been stabbed. When asked who stabbed Foreman, she allegedly pointed to Gomez, who was barefooted and not wearing a shirt. Mr. Foreman died in Huerfano Medical Center at approximately 3 a.m. A blood-stained knife found at the scene is believed to be the murder weapon.

Forester, Dorothy E.
Dorothy E. Forester - Pueblo Chieftain - September 10, 1997 - Dorothy E. Forester, Pueblo resident for 90 years, was born March 21, 1901, passed away Sept. 8, 1997. Survived by sons, Maurice Forester, Binghamton, N.Y., and Jack (Shirley) Forester, Pueblo- grandchildren, Gloria (Ed) Bennett, Harpersville, N.Y., Linda (Michael) Butler, Johnson City, N.Y., Dinah Torrence, Chris (Doug) Wobst, Kurt (Susie) Forester, all of Pueblo- great-grandchildren, Nicole Miller, Stephanie Isenburg, Heather Wagstaf, Rebecca Butler, Mellisa Butler, Michael Butler, Sally Torrence, Will Torrence, Patrick Wobst, Erin Wobst, Michael Wobst, Caitlin Wobst- seven great-great-grandchildren and sister, Mildred Gorman. Preceded in death by husband, Maurice Forester- grandson, David Vrablic- sister, Marion Bengel- daughter-in-law, Jeanne Forester. She graduated from Centennial in 1920 and from American Business College in 1921. She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church since 1912. will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Please omit food. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Forester, Shirley Ann
Shirley Ann Tappan Forester - Pueblo Chieftain - July 21, 2005 - Shirley Ann Tappan Forester beloved daughter, wife, mother and grandmother, departed this life July 16, 2005. Born in Pueblo, Feb. 4, 1928, to George and Ruby Tappan, who preceded her in death as did her brother, Dick Tappan; and sisters-in-law, Estyleen and Jeanne. Survived by loving husband, Jack; daughters, Dinah Torrence and Chris (Doug) Wobst; son, Kurt; grandchildren, Patrick, Erin (Robert), Michael, Sally, Will and Caitlin; great-grandchildren, Brennan, Cierra and Cody; and brother-in-law, Maurice Forester. She loved home and family, gardening with the Master Gardeners, cooking, baking, yoga, and spending time at the cabin. She got great pleasure from reading and music and enjoyed a lifelong pursuit of learning and education. She knew how to enjoy life and how to respond to life's challenges with strength and grace. She was a gentle and kind soul and will be sadly missed. Sincere appreciation and thanks to Dr. Thomas Reichert and his staff for their many years of devoted care. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium, has taken place. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2005, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Donations may be made in Shirley's memory to the charity of donor's choice, through the funeral home.

Formali, Madisto
Madisto Formali - 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.

Forman, Pauline
Pauline Forman - Pueblo Chieftain - March 17, 2002 - Feldman Mortuary Denver, Colo. - Pauline Forman, Denver. Wife of the late Joseph Forman. Mother of Trudy (Stanley) Dock, Denver and the late Jack Forman. Grandmother of Michael Dock, Scott (Kathy) Dock and Robyn Dock. Five great-grandchildren. Services, 1 p.m. Monday, Temple Emanuel (Feiner Chapel). Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo. Contributions to Temple Emanuel Preschool.

Formolli, Modesto
Modesto Formolli - 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: Modesto Formolli 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 Modesto Formolli 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:

Forse, H. F.
H. F. Forse – Durango Democrat – May 31, 1902 – H. F. Forse, a Trinidad jeweler, was drowned while trying to cross an arroya after a cloudburst.

Forselius, Randall August
Randall August Forselius - Rocky Mountain News - February 15, 1994 - Randall August Forselius was full of what is known in Finland as sisu. He used the word (translation: tenacity) a lot, and exemplified it until the moment of his death Feb. 3 in Denver. On that afternoon, Mr. Forselius, 69, suffered an aortic aneurysm. In excruciating pain, alone in his Denver home, he got in his car and drove to the hospital. He told the doctors in the emergency room at Porter Memorial Hospital that he felt a pain in his chest that nearly dropped him to his knees. Within minutes, he lost consciousness and died. The son of a poor Finnish immigrant, Mr. Forselius was tenacious all his life. He was born Nov. 8, 1924, in Ely, Minn., where he grew up in the strict, conservative traditions of his father's people. Mr. Forselius set his sights on Denver after graduating from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., with his wife, Ruth "Hans" Forselius. The couple packed their belongings and drove to Colorado. They spent one summer working at Bear Lake, saving every penny. With that cash, combined with Mr. Forselius' GI benefits, they set out for Denver to open a business. He owned nearly three dozen businesses in his career, but his first was in men's formal wear – a decision that came to him suddenly. "He and I were sitting in the Brown Palace Hotel," his wife recalled. "Everyone was dancing. There were all these people wearing white socks and saddle shoes" - long out of style in the big cities of the East Coast. "Randall turned to me and said, `We have a lot of work to do here.' " That's how the first Randall Clothing Store was born. In the 1970s he started Cherry Antique Store, I Got A Thing About Antiques. He ran Trifles, a necktie shop in downtown Denver, in the 1980s. He also was honorary consul for the Republic of Finland for many years, being named Knight, First Class, of the order of the Finnish White Rose by the president of Finland in 1976. A memorial service for Mr. Forselius was Feb. 7 at Augustana Lutheran Church in Denver. He is survived by his wife and three daughters, Valerie Miller of Denver, Wendy Forselius of Seattle and Randilyn Stroh of Walsenburg. Contributions: Randall A. Forselius Memorial Fund, Suomi College, Hancock, Mich., 49930, or Augustana Lutheran Church, Denver 80222.

Forsyth, John Gene
John Gene Forsyth - Pueblo Chieftain - October 29, 1998 - Brown Funeral Home - John Gene Forsyth, 70, died Oct. 22, 1998, in Nampa, Idaho. Funeral service will be today at the Eads United Methodist Church. Family suggests memorials to the Eads Lions Club or Kiowa County Public Library.

Forsythe, Jeffrey Scott
Jeffery Scott Forsythe - Pueblo Chieftain - August 14, 1997 - Jeffery Scott Forsythe, 37, Colorado Springs, died Aug. 9, 1997, in an auto accident in Castle Rock. He had lived in Colorado Springs since 1970. He was a journeyman pipe fitter for Local 58 Plumbers and Pipefitters for 18 years. Predeceased by father, Ralph G. Survived by sons, T.J. and Tyler, both of Colorado Springs- daughter, Nicole, Pueblo West- brother, John- sister, Stephanie Newbern- and mother, Bea Forsythe, all of Colorado Springs. Funeral, 3 p.m. Thursday, Shrine of Remembrance ``America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs. Entombment, Shrine of Remembrance Gate of Heaven Mausoleum. Reception, Olympian Plaza Reception Center, 975 S. Union Blvd.

Forsythe, Leah B.
Leah B. Forsythe - Pueblo Chieftain - June 04, 2003 - Leah B. Forsythe, 85, passed away June 1, 2003. She is preceded in death by her husband, George E. Forsythe; her sisters, Virginia Kooyman and Elva Turville; and her brother, Alvin Monson. She is survived by her children, Eulani Forsythe of Pueblo, Lulu Forsythe, Baltimore, Md., and Lilya Smith, Jacksonville, Fla.; six grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. She is also survived by her sister, Hilda Fletcher of Pueblo; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, at Mountain View Cemetery.

Forsythe, Vernon E.
Vernon (Vern) E. Forsythe - Pueblo Chieftain - August 10, 2001 - Passed away Aug. 8, 2001. Born June 1, 1929, in Tyler, Minn. Mr. Forsythe is preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Bea Forsythe; wife, Mary Lou; daughter, Nadine; granddaughter, Michelle Forsythe; and his dog, Bear Bear. He is survived by children, Denise (John) Largent, Pueblo, Joy (Jim Norton) Forsythe, Farmington, Ill., and Mark (Virginia) Forsythe of Lilburn, Ga. Grandfather of Guy, Bo Lewis, and Mark and Vanessa Forsythe. Great-grandfather of Danaha Elizabeth. Also survived by brothers, Robert (Mary) Forsythe, Madelia, Minn., and Wayne (Jane) Forsythe of Big Lake, Minn.; numerous nieces and nephews, special friend, Harry Lewis and his best friend, DOG. He was a local businessman, owning and operating Forsythe Cement Company. He was also employed by the CF&I Steel Corp. for a number of years. He enjoyed inventing gadgets that would spin or fly with the wind. Vern also loved his roses, his favorite flower. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. There will be a private family service. Cards will be accepted at 1022 Palmer, Pueblo, CO 81004.

Fortarell, Rose
Rose Fortarell - Huerfano World - September 19, 1991 - Rose Fortarell, 93, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 1991 at Huerfano County Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Fortarell was born Jan. 10, 1898 in West Mineral, KS. She married Silve Fortarell in Denver on Jan. 16, 1916. She and her husband owned and operated numerous businesses in Walsenburg, San Luis, Trinidad and Raton, including restaurants, bakeries, a hotel, theater and grocery stores. At retirement the couple bought a farm near San Luis in 1956 which they worked until 1971 when they sold it and moved to Walsenburg. She was a member of St. Mary Church. Mrs. Fortarell is survived by her daughter, Darlene Lucero, Burbank, CA; son, James Fortarell, Walsenburg; sisters, Jemma Martinez, Garden City, KS and Chelistina Montee, Pueblo; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial is Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary Church. Burial will be in North St. Mary Cemetery. J.M. Antle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Forte, Bessie
Bessie Forte - Blue Valley Times - October 4, 1912 - Woman's Body Dug from Pit - Pueblo - Strangled to death while she slept beside her two babies, the body wrapped in a blanket and carried six blocks to a grave prepared in advance, is the explanation of the disappearance on September 18th of Mrs. Bessie Forte of 2525 North Main street. Peter Forte, husband of the woman, was arrested and a formal charge of murder placed against him. Blue Valley Times - October 4, 1912 - Verdict Says Forte Strangled Wife - Pueblo - That Mrs. Bessie Forte was strangled to death by her Italian husband on the night of Sept. 18 and that the body was dragged to a lonely spot near the Rio Grande railroad tracks on the bank of the Fountain river and burned by the slayer, was the substance of the verdict of the coroner's jury after an inquest was held. Yuma Pioneer – January 17, 1913 – Peter Forte, on trial at Pueblo for the murder of his wife, took the stand and proved an excellent witness in his own defense. Blue Valley Times - March 14, 1913 - Peter Forte, convicted wife slayer, was sentenced at Pueblo to life imprisonment in the state penitentiary.

Fortine, Edna M.
Edna M. Fortine - Pueblo Chieftain - November 11, 1999 - Edna M. Fortine, 76, of Pueblo West, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999, after a long illness. She was retired form Hill Air Force Base after more than 15 years of service. Predeceased by parents; one brother, and a son, Richard Facer. Survived by husband of 39 years, David Fortine; daughters, Vincie Burk, Bountiful, Utah, Laura Klagenberg, Pasadena, Md., Linda (Edward) Ozier, Glendale, Ariz., and Ann Lawson, Pueblo West, grandchildren, Hedi Burk, Todd Burk, David Lawson, Rick Hubert, Tina Ozier, Tammy (Aaron) Bennett, Trinity (Bill) Wesberry and Turi Hubert; and five great-grandchildren. At her request, cremation. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. The family respectfully requests that donations be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice. Arrangements by Adrian Comer, Pueblo West. - Edna M. Fortine - Pueblo Chieftain - December 26, 1999 - Edna M. Fortine, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999. There will be a memorial service to be held at the Pueblo West Ecumenical Church at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 1999, with the Rev. Floyd Austin officiating. (12/28/1999 -- Please note change of time to 10 a.m.)

Fortino, Louis Jr.
Louis Fortino Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - August 28, 1986 - Louis Fortino Jr., late of 422 W. Fourth St., passed away at his home, Aug. 27, 1986. He was born and reared in Pueblo and attended Pueblo schools. Father of Louis Fortino III of the family home. Brother of Joseph "Tony" (Barbara) Fortino, Pueblo. Uncle of Carol Bergevin and Stacy Spinuzzi of Pueblo, and Lawrence Sanfelipo, Regina Moroney and Marilyn Johnson of Denver. Nephew of Mrs. Mary Granato Lampton of Pueblo, two aunts and an uncle of Consenza, Italy, and an aunt of Toronto, Canada. Also survived by numerous grandnieces, grandnephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his mother in 1969, a sister in 1978 and his father in 1984. He had been employed by Fortino & Jackson Chevrolet. Services at Sacred Heart Cathedral: Recitation of the rosary at 8 p.m. Friday and Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Saturday. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home from 5 until 8 p.m. Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, when he will be taken to the cathedral. The family respectfully requests the omission of food. Friends will be received at the family home.

Fortune, Geraldine P.
Geraldine P. Fortune - Pueblo Chieftain - August 18, 1987 - Geraldine P. Fortune, 3206 Winston, Aug. 16, 1987. Wife of William F. Fortune, who passed away Aug. 18, 1968. Mother of James W. Fortune and Patricia A. (Kenneth) Zimmerman, both of Pueblo. Grandmother of Dana, Keith, Danny, Jennifer and Melissa. Also survived by her sister, Joanne Healey, Pueblo. Mrs. Fortune was a lifelong Pueblo resident and was a teacher in Pueblo Schools for more than 40 years, retiring in 1982. She was a member of the Shrine of St. Therese parish, NEA and CEA. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Shrine of St. Therese. Interment, Roselawn. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. They may be contacted at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Zimmerman, 2409 Fifth Ave.

Fortwangler, Harry Gaylord
Harry Gaylord Fortwangler - Pueblo Chieftain - July 00, 1986 - Harry Gaylord Fortwangler late of 2506 Taylor Lane, died July 23, 1986, at a local hospital. Survived by his daughter, Mrs. Beverly (Clinton G.) Kalb, Pueblo; grandchildren, Clinton G. Kalb Jr., and April Montgomery; great-granddaughter, Morgan Montgomery. Also survived by two sisters, Bessie Marshall and Bertha Omlansky, both of Pueblo. Member of BPOE No. 90. Born Aug. 3, 1912, in Muskogee, Okla. He owned and operated various businesses. Preceded in death by his wife, Juanita S. Fortwangler, Feb. 11, 1976. Mr. Fortwangler will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. Service, 2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, Davis-Wallin Memorial Chapel with Dr. David Horton officiating. Cremation, Davis-Wallin Crematorium. Visitation today from 2 to 8:30 p.m.

Foss, Ernest O.
Ernest O. Foss - Wray Rattler - May 16, 1918 - The name of one Colorado man, Ernest O. Foss, Pueblo, appears in the casualty list cabled by General Pershing. Foss is reported to have been slightly wounded.

Foss, Everett W.
Everett W. Foss - Pueblo Chieftain - January 09, 1998 - Everett W. Foss, 90, formerly of Fowler and Salida, died Jan. 7, 1998, in Colorado Springs. Survived by wife, Mildred, of the home- one daughter, Millicent (Klaus) Loehr of Widefield- and one son, Paul (Sandra) Foss of West Yarmouth, Mass. Services, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, Trinity Lutheran Church in Fowler. Griffy Family Funeral Home, Fowler.

Foss, Mildred Margaret Faxton
Mildred Margaret Faxton Foss - Colorado Springs Gazette - January 3, 2004 Mildred Margaret Faxton Foss, 91, died December 27, 2003 at Pikes Peak Hospice. She was born March 4, 1912 in Kelso, Washington to Paul Reese Faxton-Farmer and Juanita Jennings. She married Everett W. Foss, September 26, 1931, in Vancouver, Washington. Mildred was a resident of Colorado for 68 years, living in Fowler helping her husband farm and driving trucks during World War II at the Pueblo Ordnance Depot. She retired from the payroll department at the Pueblo Activity Depot. Mildred moved to Salida in 1986, where the Fosses had built their retirement cabin together. Because of the failing health of Mr. Foss, they moved to Colorado Springs in 1996. She enjoyed square dancing, traveling, clogging, being a snowbird and ringing hand bells. She was a member of Eastern Star and Daughters of the Nile. Mildred is survived by son, Paul (Sandra) Foss of West Yarmouth, MA; daughter, Millicent (K.V.) Loehr of Colorado Springs; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Peggy Farmer, Long Beach, CA; and brother, E.E. Farmer. She was preceded in death by her husband, January 7, 1998 and one brother, Vernon Farmer. Cremation has taken place, and at her request, no services were held. Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Presbyterian Church, Hand Bell Fund, 1529 N. Circle Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80909. Dove-Witt Family Mortuaries, Fountain, CO was in charge of arrangements.

Fossati, Frank
Frank Fossati - Santa Barbara News-Press - November 1, 2003 - Santa Barbara, CA - Frank was born in Trinidad, Colorado in 1911 to Italian immigrants Angelo and Maria Fossati. At age nine he moved to the town of Fillmore with his family. Frank was active in the Fillmore school system and graduated from Fillmore High School in 1931. Frank managed a Union Oil service station in Fillmore. It was while working there that he met and fell in love with his wife Kathryn. The two would later be married at the Catholic Church in Fillmore in the late 1930's. Frank served our country during WW II in the Asiatic Pacific Campaign. Frank eventually became a captain in the United States Army. After the war Frank and Kathryn moved to Lancaster where Frank owned a Union Oil station. It was in Lancaster that they would raise their three children Douglas, Ann, and Maria. Frank was an active member of the community and belonged to many different organizations. Frank was involved with the Knights of Columbus (he was fourth degree Knight), Elks clubs, Italian American Federation, Chamber of Commerce and the Palmdale Fin and Feather club. Frank was an avid fisherman and loved to fish in his boat. Kathryn passed away after a long illness in 1973. Frank had worked hard to provide for his family and loved them very much. He was well liked and had a smile and personality that could light up a room. He will be deeply missed. Frank is survived by his three children: Douglas Fossati, and Maria Fossati, both of Ventura; and Ann Winn of Santa Barbara. Frank is also survived by four grandchildren: Amanda, Michael, Patrick, and Matthew. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, December 4th at 10 a.m. in Bardsdale Cemetery, Fillmore, CA. All family and friends of Frank are invited to attend the funeral services. Funeral arrangements are under direction of the family owned and managed Skillin-Carroll Mortuary (805) 525-3391.

Fossceco, Anna E.
Anna E. Fossceco - Pueblo Chieftain - July 20, 1986 - Anna E. Fossceco of 901 Berkley, July 19, 1986. Wife of Charles Fossceco, who passed away Oct. 19, 1982, and mother of Ralph (Joan) Fossceco and Rosalie Fossceco, Pueblo. Sister of Angela Conder, Pueblo, and Mary Robinson, Downey, Calif. Also survived by her grandchildren, Gary Fossceco, Ron Fossceco, Dennis Fossceco and Lori (Bryan) DeHerrera, all of Pueblo, and her great-grandchildren, Andrea and Daniel DeHerrera. Mrs. Fossceco was a sales clerk at several Pueblo retail shops, including the Dixie Shop, Dianna's, Hughes Dress Shop and Vincent's. Services, Shrine of St. Therese: Mass of Christian Burial, 7:30 p.m. Monday and rosary recitation, 9 a.m. Tuesday. Interment, Roselawn. The family respectfully requests the omission of food. They may be contacted at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Fossceco, 2014 Overton. Road.

Fossceco, Mary Ann
Mary Ann Fossceco - Pueblo Chieftain - August 20, 2003 - Mary Ann Fossceco passed away in her sleep at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital following a lengthy illness on Aug. 18, 2003. She was born to Angelo and Virginia Daurio on the family farm in Blende, on April 12, 1912. On Oct. 28, 1928, Mary married Nick Fossceco and moved to Greenhorn. Mary was predeceased by her husband Nick; granddaughters, Heidi Dodge and Patricia Stupnik; sisters, Kate Carleo, Connie Pagano, Angela Ferrero and Anne Mulay; and brother, Louis Daurio. She is survived by her two daughters, Adelyn Crank and Barbara (Chuck) Dodge; sister, Eda (Michael) Gernazio; grandchildren, Walter (Pam) Stupnik, Bobbi Ann (Ken) Highberger, Sandi (Derrill) Ackley and Mary Jo (Scott) Sandback; and numerous great-grandchildren. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Those who wish may make donations to the Rye Fire and Ambulance or to St. Aloysius Church in Mary's memory. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Thursday, Shrine of St. Therese. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Fossceco, Nick
Nick Fossceco - Pueblo Chieftain - December 15, 1980 - Nick Fossceco, lifetime Shady Greenhorn resident, late of Box 83, Cedarwood Route, Rye, passed away unexpectedly, St. Mary-Corwin Hospital, Dec. 15, 1980. Born in Pueblo, Mr. Fossceco attended St. Patrick School and was a graduate of Sweeney Auto School, Kansas City, Mo. Member, St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Rye. Survived by widow, Mrs. Mary Ann Fossceco, family home, two daughters, Mrs. Adelyn Stupnik, Pueblo, and Mrs. Barbara M. Dodge, Rye. Two brothers, Charles Fossceco, Pueblo, and Alven Fossceco, Shady Greenhorn, also survive, as does his son-in-law, Charlie J. Dodge, Rye. Five grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, numerous nieces and nephews. Announcements later. Pueblo Chieftain - December 16, 1980 - Nick Fossceco, Rosary recitation 7 p.m. Wednesday T. G. McCarthy Chapel, and Mass of the Resurrection 10 a.m. Thursday, Shrine of St. Therese Church. Interment, Fossceco family plot, Roselawn. Family will receive friends at 65 Loyola and at the funeral home immediately following the rosary. Those who wish may make contribution to Rye Ambulance Service or St. Aloysius Church building fund in memory of Mr. Fossceco. Family respectfully requests omission of food.

Fosscico, Raphael
Raphael Fosscico - Walsenburg World - July 22, 1924 - Fatally Hurt When He Falls From Truck Sunday - Raphael Fosscico, prominent rancher and early settler of the Greenhorn district, was killed accidentally about 5:30 o'clock Sunday morning when he fell from a truck to the road and suffered a severe fracture of the skull. The accident occurred 18 miles southwest of Pueblo. The injured man was hurried to the Minnequa hospital where he died about 10:30 o'clock. Mr. Fosscico, who was 52 years old, has long been prominent in the affairs of the Greenhorn community and was running the Greenhorn store once known as the Sears store. He, with his wife and son Nicholas were driving to Pueblo from Greenhorn Sunday to attend church. They had in the back of the truck a small calf, which they were bringing to Pueblo. It had gotten out of the truck once and Raphael Fosscico was trying to tie it more securely when he fell from the truck, according to local officials who investigated the case. He was working in the back of the truck and his son was driving the truck. As they rounded a curve he fell from the truck striking the back of his head on the hard surface of the road and fractured his skull. The accident happened near the ____ store and Pueblo officials _________ and investigation was made by Undersheriff Kenneth __ and Coroner Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. Fosscico and son Nicholas were going to Pueblo to attend church and to do honor to the memory of a daughter who died on July 20th several years ago. Mr. Fosscico is survived by his wife and seven sons: Floyd, Nicholas, Charles, Anthony, Albert, Frankie, and L.V. Fosscico; all of whom were connected with their father in the ranch and store business in the Greenhorn vicinity. This is the store that was held up and robbed some time ago, one of the perpetrators of the robbery afterwards being captured in the high school building in this city, and the other man later in New Mexico, where he was tried on a federal charge of transporting a stolen automobile.

Foster, Abigail E.
Abigail E. Foster - Pueblo Chieftain - May 06, 2005 - Abigail E. Foster, 98, passed away May 4, 2005. Preceded in death by her husband, Herbert A. Foster Jr., on March 26, 1996; brother, George Clifford Willey; and sister, Marion Harlan. Survived by her children, H. Alan (Myrna) Foster of Grand Junction, Colo., Diane Foster Holmes of Columbus, Ohio, and Donald W. (Nancy) Foster of Eagle, Colo.; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, James Clifford Harlan; nephew, Clifford (Marie) Harlan; and niece, Janis Burnett. Abigail was born to Lelah May and Morton Booth Willey in Creede, Colo., on Feb. 9, 1907. A Pueblo resident since 1921, she graduated from Central High School in 1925, attended Western State College, taught in the former Pueblo School District 20 and was a home service adviser for Southern Colorado Power Co. Member of Bethel United Methodist Church, charter member of Pueblo Metropolitan Museum Association (now known as Rosemount Museum Association), Pueblo County Historical Society, former president and member of P.E.O., Chapter, CG., member of Hearth Study Club, Chapter 7, Order of Eastern Star and former member of Assistance League of Pueblo. As per her request, there will be no viewing. A private interment was held. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 7, 2005, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Matthew Burnett officiating. The family will greet friends and relatives at the family home immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home.

Foster, Bennie Ray
Bennie Ray Foster - Colorado Springs Gazette - December 6, 1990 - Bennie Ray Foster, 60, of Colorado Springs died Wednesday at a local hospice. He had been a construction worker and crane operator and later a machinist with a company in Illinois. Mr. Foster retired in 1984 due to a disability. No services are scheduled. Cremation is planned. Swan-Law Funeral Home, 501 N. Cascade Ave., is handling arrangements. Mr. Foster was born May 26, 1930, in Concho, W.V. His father, John H. Foster, is deceased. Mr. Foster's mother, Annie (Harris) Foster, lives in Oak Hill, W.V. Mr. Foster lived in Colorado Springs for two years and also had resided in Oregon. He was married Aug. 14, 1954, in Pearl City, Ill., to Kathleen Carol Buss, who survives. He also is survived by a son, Douglas R. of Ashton, Ill.; three daughters, Cheryl McCoy and Regina Stein, both of Colorado Springs, and Donna Forney of Pueblo; a sister and a brother, who live in West Virginia; a half brother who lives in California; and 12 grandchildren. Mr. Foster had a stepfather, George Clifford; a brother, Shirley Foster; and a granddaughter, who are deceased.

Foster, Betty
Betty Foster - Pueblo Chieftain - November 02, 1999 - Betty Foster, 73, of Pueblo, passed away Nov. 1, 1999. She retired from School District 60 in 1983. She also was an ordained minister for the Assemblies of God Church for more than 40 years. Survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Amos Foster; two daughters, Pat (Gary) Bottoms, Denisin, Texas, and Darlene (Jerry) Dowd, Pueblo, Colo.; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Interment services will be held in Euless, Texas. Pueblo Chieftain November12, 1999 Betty Foster of Pueblo, retired from School District 60, passed away Nov. 1, 1999. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 13, at 3 p.m. at Praise Assembly.

Foster, Frances
Frances Rose Mulay Foster - Pueblo Chieftain - January 06, 2002 - Passed away Jan. 4, 2002. Born Aug. 29, 1916, in Pueblo, Colo., she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Foster. Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Betty Akin, and son-in-law, Ron Akin; two grandchildren, Shirley and David Akin; along with numerous other relatives and friends. She was a loving and gracious person who was loved by all that knew her and will be sadly missed. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, followed by cremation. Relatives and friends will be greeted at 501 Scranton following the service.

Foster, George
George Foster - Basalt Journal - June 23, 1906 - George Foster, an expert machinist, was fatally injured by the bursting of an emery wheel at the steel works and mill in Pueblo on the 16th instant and died the next day. He was a member of the A.O.U.W.

Foster, George (Mrs.)
Mrs. George Foster - Westland News - July 30, 1920 - While on a fishing trip at the headwaters of the Rio Grande, thirty-one miles west of Creede, Mrs. George Foster, 45, the wife of George Foster of Pueblo, was drowned in a reservoir. Her body was recovered from the deep water below the dam.

Foster, James M.
James M. Foster - Pueblo Chieftain - March 22, 1921 - The funeral of James M. Foster will be held from the United Davis-Vories chapel this afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial will be in Mountain View cemetery.

Foster, Minnie Eura
Minnie Eura Foster - Pueblo Chieftain - March 22, 1987 - Minnie Eura Foster, 90, 45-137A, Kokokahi Pl., Kaneohe, Hawaii, succumbed after a short illness at her residence on March 16, 1987. She is survived by two sons, George E. Foster of New Castle, Del., and Melvin E. Foster of Kaneohe, Hawaii; a sister, Mrs. Belle (William) Newsome of Alamosa; 11 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was the widow of Webster E. Foster. Mrs. Foster was a longtime resident of Pueblo and since 1978 resided in Kaneohe. She was a life member of the DAV Auxiliary No. 39 and a member of Sunshine Barracks Auxiliary World War I Barrack No. 1759, was a former member of the Lake Avenue Baptist Church of Pueblo, member of American Association of Retired Persons, First Baptist Church, Windward, Kailua, Hawaii, and the Kollou Senior Hui, Kaneohe, Hawaii. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 30, 1987, in the First Baptist Church, Pueblo, with Dr. David Horton officiating. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home office. Memorial service will be held at the regular scheduled service time, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 5, 1987, in the First Baptist Church, Windward, Kailua, Hawaii. Viewing times to be announced later.

Foster, Paul W.
Paul W. Foster - Pueblo Chieftain - October 29, 2003 - Paul W. Foster, born March 6, 1921, passed away Oct. 24, 2003. Preceded in death by his parents, a brother and an infant son. He is survived by his wife, Frances Foster, whom he married Dec. 18, 1939; his children, Ruby (Alan) Fitzgerald of Salina, Kan., Pauline (Gene Dolson) Foster, Arvada, Colo., and Wes Foster of Hobbs, N.M.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; his sister, Bea (Leonard) Decker, Albuquerque, N.M.; and his brother, Fred J. (Pat) Foster, Calhoun, La.; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Mr. Foster was a member of Moose Lodge No. 19, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie No. 145; and was a U.S. Navy WWII veteran. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2003, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, with interment in Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice.

Foster, Robert
Robert Foster - Pueblo Chieftain - June 16, 1939 – Robert Foster, at hospital. For over 50 years a resident of the St. Charles Mesa district. Services 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Davis Mortuary Chapel. Pueblo Chieftain - June 17, 1939 - Robert Foster, services 3:30 p.m. Saturday, David Mortuary Chapel.

Foster, Ruth H.
Ruth H. Foster - Pueblo Chieftain - January 26, 2003 - Ruth H. Foster, 83, passed away Jan. 23, 2003, in Pueblo. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.

Foster, William H.
William H. "Bill" Foster - Pueblo Chieftain - September 03, 2000 - William H. "Bill" Foster, 52, of Pueblo, went home to be with his Lord, Sept. 1, 2000. Born Sept. 18, 1947, in Scranton, Pa. Preceded in death by parents, Wilson and Mildred Foster; parents-in-law, Roberto and Fidela Rodriguez. Also two brothers, James and Bud Foster. Survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Dorthy L. Foster, of the family home; daughters, Peggy and Polly Foster, Pueblo; honorary daughter, Surene (Faron) Anderson; honorary granddaughters, Lori Rose and Michaelynn Anderson, all from Sterling, Colo.; brothers, Irving (Peggy) Foster, Weedsport, N.Y., and Wayne "Foster" Carpenter, New York; sister, Carol Lee (Jim) Ferro, Williamsburg, Va. Also survived by numerous other relatives, in-laws, and friends. Bill enjoyed golf, officiating basketball, and football games. He enjoyed working with children and was a member and commander of the American Legion Post 203 and T.R.E.A. Also chairman of the Pueblo Veterans Council, member of Pueblo Medal of Honor Committee. He was a retired 1st Sgt. Colorado National Guard and former member of K of C council No. 9456. Member of Pueblo basketball and football associations. Bill worked full-time for Pueblo Chemical Depot and part-time for the Colorado State Fair. Viewing only Monday and Tuesday from 1-5 p.m. at Romero Chapel. Vigil rosary Tuesday, 7 p.m., also at Romero Chapel. Funeral Mass Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. at Christ the King Church. Celebrant, Rev. Tom Adrians. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at the American Legion Hall Post 203 in Blende after the interment. Graveside military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Memorial contributions may be made to Father Powers Basketball.

Foster, Zachary Noah
Zachary Noah Foster - Huerfano World - December 3, 1998 - Zachary Noah Foster, 11 and half months, died November 21, 1998 in California after a lengthy illness. Born January 3, 1998 in Pueblo to Robin and Debbie Murrill Foster, the family has been residents of the La Veta area for the past three years. Funeral service was in Church of the Risen King in Pueblo. Burial was in La Veta Cemetery.

Fouch, Charles R.
Charles R. Fouch - Pueblo Chieftain - October 19, 1986 - Charles R. Fouch, 63, La Veta, Oct. 18, 1986. Service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, La Veta United Methodist Church. Interment, La Veta Cemetery, with the Rev. LeRoy Van Verth and the Rev. Robert Delancey officiating. Mr. Fouch will lie in state Monday at Peacock Chapel, La Junta. Friends may call at La Veta Methodist Church, 10 a.m. Tuesday to service time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a memorial fund in Mr. Fouch's name at the First National Bank of Walsenburg, in La Veta.

Fouch, David
David Fouch – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – November 15, 1877 – On September 19th, there died in Ripley township, Holmes county, Ohio, David Fouch, father of our fellow citizen, T. W. Fouch, of Badito, Colorado.  David Fouch was born in 1798 in Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and moved with his parents to Ohio when he was about seventeen years of age.  Here he lived and toiled, and has for over fifty years been a preacher of the gospel in the church known as the Disciples of Christ, or Reformers.

Fouche, Milton
Milton Fouche - Colorado Weekly Chieftain - March 11, 1875 - Badito - A short time ago while this rocky point was being blasted down, a sad accident occurred. A son of Mr. Fouche, aged seven years, was killed by a rock from the blast. The rock weighed forty-seven pounds and was thrown across the river, over an adobe wall, into Mr. Fouche's corral, where the boy ran from under the wall into the exterior of the corral, just at the moment the deadly projectile was hurled against his head. His death was instantaneous. The usual alarm had been given before firing the blast. The lad, it is assumed, had stationed himself under the wall for safety; and had heard the report of the explosion, and supposing all danger had passed, stepped out to meet his death.

Fouchee, Cynthia
Cynthia Fouchee – Pueblo Chieftain – September 20, 1908 – The funeral of Mrs. Cynthia Fouchee took place from McMahon & Collier's at 2:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Interment was in Roselawn.

Foulk, Danny Lee
Danny Lee Foulk - Pueblo Chieftain - July 14, 2003 - Danny Lee Foulk passed away July 12, 2003. He is survived by his wife, Debi Foulk; children, Gena (Eric) Ingram, Jaton (James) Asbury, John (Shirley) Amidon, Shanna (David) Olson, and Gary (Penny) Amidon; grandchildren, Megean, Kayla, and Mason Ingram, Steven Miera, Brian and Stephen Asbury, Sven and Annaka Olson, Danielle and John Michael Amidon; sister, Anabele (Ted) Foulk; brothers, Roy (Jeanetta) Foulk, and Tom (Maxine) Foulk; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Oliver and Mae Foulk, and his brother Raymond Kay Foulk. Dan's passion was his faith in God. His ministry was all of us in his family. Dan's career with the Pueblo Rural Fire District spanned 22 years. He was the first fire marshall for rural. Memorial service, 3 p.m. Tuesday at Belmont Baptist Church, 1401 Jerry Murphy Road, officiated by Rev. Jim Wessels.

Foulk, Raymond
Raymond "Kay" Foulk - Pueblo Chieftain - March 16, 1986 - Raymond "Kay" Foulk, late of RR Canon City, died unexpectedly March 14, 1986, at a local hospital. Survived by his wife, Betty, of the family home; children, LaDonna (Calvin) Repinski, Pueblo, Barbara (James) Barnhart, Albuquerque, N.M., and Michael D. (Corine) Foulk, Garden City, Kan. Also survived by two grandchildren, Brian and Lisa Repinski; sister, Anabelle Low, Pueblo; brothers, Thomas Foulk, Albuquerque, Roy Foulk, and Dan Foulk, both of Pueblo. Born Sept. 17,1942, in Thomas, Okla. Mr. and Mrs. Foulk were married July 28, 1960, in Pueblo. Mr. Foulk retired in 1985, having been a fireman for the Pueblo City Fire Department for 16 years. Veteran of Vietnam. He was pastor of the Oak Creek Mountain Mission Church. Memorial service, 10 a.m. March 19, at Prairie Avenue Baptist Church with the Rev. J. M. Phillips officiating. Cremation, Davis-Wallin Crematorium.

Fountain, Margaret F.
Margaret F. Fountain - Pueblo Chieftain - May 04, 2006 - Margaret F. Fountain, 93, passed away May 3, 2006. Survived by children, Henry (Betty) Fountain, Wilma (Delvin) Harbour, Delbert (Joyce) Fountain; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sister, Agnes Potaker; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by her loving husband of 55 years, Dave; brothers, Joe, Mike and Tom McCarthy; and sister, Mary Provost. Margaret was a past member of Jolly Jane's Club and Eagles Ladies Auxiliary. She and her husband farmed and lived in the Boone area until 1984 when they retired to Pueblo. Viewing, 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, St. Patrick Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Margaret's family would like to express their special thanks to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice for their care. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo in her memory.

Fouret, Albert J.
Albert J. Fouret - Pueblo Chieftain - August 12, 2003 - Albert J. Fouret, 90, passed away at Mount San Rafael Hospital on Aug. 10, 2003. Survivors are daughter, Carolyn (Jack) Christos, Lakewood, Colo.; grandsons, Pete Christos, Evan Christos, Lakewood, Colo.; sisters and brother, JoAnn (Pete) Reorda, Trinidad, Joe (Barbara) Fouret Jr., Folsom, Calif., Mary Ellen Larsen, Littleton, Colo.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Olga Fouret, Trinidad, Betty (Frank) DeLuca, Trinidad, Ernest (Yolanda) Mauro, Denver, Landa Mauro, Long Beach Calif., Lea (Bud) Keller, San Leandro, Calif.; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Visitation will be 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, at the Comi Funeral Home Chapel. Vigil rites will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2003, at Holy Trinity Church. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, 2003, at Holy Trinity Church. Interment with Rite of Committal will follow at the Trinidad Catholic cemetery with graveside services conducted by Fort Carson Honor Guard. Immediately following the services, friends are invited to gather with the family at Trinidad State Junior College, Sullivan Center. Persons wishing to do so may make contributions to Trinidad Catholic Schools or Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Arrangements made under the direction of the Comi Funeral Home.

Foushee, Florence
Florence Foushee - Rocky Mountain News - July 5, 1911 - Died - July 4, beloved daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Foushee and niece of William Edward, Jim and John Hughes, at residence of her parents, 782 Sherman. Funeral Notice - from residence of her parents, today at 9 a. m., from Logan Avenue Chapel, friends invited; interment Pueblo. Pueblo papers please copy. July 6, 1911 - Age 12, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. John Foushee, one hundred and fifty nuns attending the institute at the chapel, attend her funeral. She died of meningitis. She was a student at Logan Avenue School and was taken ill a few days ago with spinal meningitis, and was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital where she died.

Foushee, Jennie
Mrs. Jennie Foushee - Pueblo Chieftain - March 11, 1955 - Mrs. Jennie Foushee, 420 W. 10th, died Thursday at a local hospital following an illness of a year. Member of the Sacred Heart Cathedral, and resident of Pueblo 50 years. Survived by a brother, William Hughes, Denver; a sister, Elizabeth Hess, Pueblo; two nephews, W. L. Hughes of Denver and Charles Hughes of Cheyenne, Wyo., and a niece, Mrs. Gertrude Demmer of Denver. Rosary recitation, Sacred Heart Cathedral, today at 8:30 p.m. Requiem Mass, 9 a.m. Saturday. Interment Roselawn. Body will lie in state in our Chapel of Memory, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. today.

Foushee, John W.
John W. Foushee - Pueblo Chieftain - February 27, 1926 - John W. Foushee, aged 53 years, died February 26 at his residents 920 Lake Avenue. Announcement of service later by T. G. McCarthy & Sons. Pueblo Chieftain - February 28, 1926 - The funeral of John W. Foushee will take place 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon in the funeral chapel of T. G. McCarthy & Sons. The body will lie in state at the residence 920 Lake Avenue today and until 10 o'clock Tuesday morning. Interment will be in Roselawn cemetery.

Foutes, Mary E.
Mary Eleanor Foutes - Huerfano World - February 28, 2002 - Mary Eleanor Foutes (Red Squirrel) 65, of Gardner, crossed over Feb. 21, 2002 at her home. Red Squirrel was born Nov. 3, 1936 to Desidiro and Rachel, (Modina) Velarde of Gardner. Survived by nine siblings, Espiridon Velare of Pueblo, Cora Westloff of Denver, Mary Mancuso of Pueblo, Carmen Clark of California, Terry Sylvia of California, Martha Pino of Denver, Vicky Allen of California and Mona Hunt and Ben Velarde, both of Denver; three children, Charlene McArthur of Gardner, Wm. Albert McAllister of California and Richard Swift of Gardner; five grandchildren, Keli, Ryan and Caitlin MacArthur of Gardner, Jessica McAllister of Denver and beyond naming everyone but you are all lovingly included. Red Squirrel was preceded in death by her husband, William Foutes and her brother, John Velarde. Red Squirrel, Navajo Storyteller, Chief Elder and founding member of Thunderbird Society, was awarded a peace medal for her work with children. She was a loving grandmother to everyone, she met. Vowing to "never grow up" she brought out the loving child in us all. She lived her life dream to teach and learn from children (small and big). She said that children are our future and like most great teachers, she was always surrounded by children. She was such a delight to be near and will be sadly missed. Memorial service will be conducted at noon Saturday, Mar. 16, 2002 at the Gardner Community Center. Red Squirrel asked that memorials go to: Thunderbird Society, Programs for Children, %Karen Sparrow, 1581 Hilton Road, Keokuk, IA, 52632-3623.

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