The Tri-County Obituary Project

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

The Tri-County Obituary Project Coordinator is Louise Adams .
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Galpin, William Forrest
William “Bill” Forrest Galpin Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - May 03, 2002 - William “Bill” Forrest Galpin Jr., 69, of Colorado City went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 25, 2002, after a lengthy illness. Bill was a member of the EMMAUS Community and the Rye Home United Methodist Church. He was retired from CF&I. Bill loved fishing, but especially his grandkids and family. He is preceded in death by his parents, William Sr. and Alice Galpin, and his sister, Betty Koen. He is survived by his loving wife, Glenda; three sons, Billy Galpin, Mike (Tammy) Galpin and Kirby Galpin; three special grandchildren, Kymberly Ann Galpin, Amanda Marie Galpin and Justin Carter Galpin; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. A memorial service will be held in Bill's honor at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 2, 2002, at the Rye Home United Methodist Church. In lieu of food and flowers the family respectfully requests that donations be made to the Rye Fire Department or to the Memorial Fund at the Rye Home United Methodist Church in Bill's memory.

Galster, Florence Alverta
Florence Alverta (Pitts) Galster - Pueblo Chieftain - February 05, 1998 - Florence Alverta (Pitts) Galster of Fowler died Feb. 2, 1998, in La Junta. She was employed during World War II as a senior secretary for the U.S. government in Washington, D.C. Retired from P.A.D. after 22 years of government service. Services, 2 p.m. Friday at Griffy Family Funeral Home. Burial in the Fowler Cemetery. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

Galusha, Angelina M.
Angelina M. Galusha - Pueblo Chieftain - May 09, 2006 - Angelina M. Galusha, 66, passed away May 6, 2006. Survived by her brother, Joseph (Ida) Lash; daughter, Angela Sue Kingston; several stepfamily members; special cousin, Peggy Sandoval; numerous cousins, aunts, uncles and friends; including longtime friend, Lottie Keck. Preceded in death by her parents, James and Margaret; husband, Bill Galusha; brothers, Duane and Lawrence; and sister, Laura Ann. Angelina was a graduate of Central High School Class of 1958. She also was a longtime employee of the Silver Saddle. Angelina loved "Colonel Dundee" the cockatiel, her truck, life and people. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in care of the funeral home for a memorial fund in her memory.

Galusha, Clara G. H.
Mrs. Clara G. H. Galusha - Pueblo Chieftain - October 19, 1924 - Mrs. Clara G. H. Galusha, a resident of Pueblo for the past forty-five years, died Saturday night at the resident, 1433 East Twelfth Street. Mrs. Galusha had many friends and acquaintances in this city and county. She leaves four sons and one daughter to mourn her loss. They are F. D. Galusha, M. E. Galusha, J. W. Galusha, H. A. Galusha and Bonnie M. Galusha all residing in Pueblo. The deceased was 73 years of age. She was a member of the Christian church. The funeral will take place Tuesday morning, October 21, at 10 O'clock, in the United Davis-Vories chapel. Interment in St. Charles Cemetery.

Galusha, James Francis
James Francis Galusha - Pueblo Chieftain - January 20, 1986 - James Francis Galusha, 65, of 833 Penrose. Born Feb. 28, 1920, in Pueblo; died Jan, 18, 1986, at St. Thomas More Hospital. Mr. Galusha lived in Pueblo his entire life until moving to Penrose in November 1982, He was an electronics engineer at PAD, a truck driver for almost eight years for Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. and a school bus driver for two years for Fremont County, Penrose. Preceded in death by father, John Walter Galusha, and mother, Alice Fauntley Edmundson. Survived by wife, Ruth Peachy, whom he married Jan. 1, 1945, in Oak Creek, Colo.; children, James Ronald Galusha of Connecticut; daughters, Judy Cox of Penrose and Deborah Galusha of Pueblo; three granddaughters, Danielle Lynn Cox, Stephanie Susan Galusha and Valerie Michelle Galusha. Service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, Holt-Dixon Chapel of the Garden. Interment, Penrose Cemetery, Pastor Bill McDowell officiating.

Galvan, Chris
Chris (Chemo) Galvan - Huerfano World - August 16, 2001 - In Loving memory of Chris (Chemo) Galvan who passed away on August 5, 1980. - Verse - Sadly missed by, Wife, Children and grandchildren.

Galvan, Fabiana
Fabiana Galvan - World Independent- August 15, 1938 - Fabiana Galvan Dies at Oakview - Fabiana Galvan, about 61, lifelong resident of Huerfano County, died at her home in Oakview Sunday morning. She was born at North Veta. She is survived by four sons, three daughters, one brother, two sisters, and 18 grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will be in the care of Furphy Brothers' mortuary, and announcements will be made later.

Galvan, Frank D.
Frank Daniel Galvan - Huerfano World - April 2, 1998 - Galvan dies - Frank Daniel "Danny" Galvan, 60, of Walsenburg, died Mar. 30, 1998. Born Oct. 20, 1937 in Ojo to Eloy and Ninfa Padilla Galvan, he was a veteran of the, US Navy, serving 10 years. He worked as a custodian for the schools and after retirement traveled between California and Colorado. He made Walsenburg his home in December. Mr. Galvan was a member of the American Legion. Survivors include his mother Ninfa Chavez, California; three daughters, Lisa Galvan Benner, Teri Galvan and Karen Galvan, Walsenburg; brothers and sisters, Robert Galvan, Rocky Trujillo, Patricia Ries and Elizabeth Galvan, California and Eugene Galvan, Washington, three grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Rosary will be Friday at 6 p.m. at St. Mary Church. Funeral mass will be from the church at 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in La Veta Cemetery.

Galvan, Herman C.
Herman C. Galvan - Pueblo Chieftain - June 03, 2003 - Herman C. Galvan, 56, passed away May 31, 2003, at Parkview Medical Center. Born Feb. 8, 1947, in Juan Aldama Zacatacas, Mexico. Preceded in death by his parents, Francisco and Maria del Carmen Galvan. Survived by five brothers, two sisters, several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends at Convergy's of Pueblo, where Herman was employed. At his request, direct cremation. Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. today, Our Lade of the Assumption Catholic Church with the Rev. Edward G. Pettit celebrant. Inurnment, Las Cruces, N.M.

Galvan, Josue
Josue "Joe" Galvan - Huerfano World - March 4, 1976 - Josue "Joe" Galvan, 73, of Mutual, died at his home Monday, Mar. 1, 1976, of a heart attack at about 1:30 p.m. Galvan had been under doctor's care for a heart condition for the past four months. Born at Clayton, N.M., June 9, 1902, he spent his first eight years at Clayton before coming with his family to Oak View, where his father worked in the mines. He worked 47 years in the mines, retiring from Gordon mine about 1963, He was a hoist operator. Mr. Galvan was a member of St. Mary Church and the United Mine Workers of America. Survivors include his widow, the former Ramona Teno____ whom he married in 1922; four sons, Chris, Roy and Albert Galvan, all of Walsenburg , and Bill Galvan, Denver; one daughter, Mrs. Lillian Gutierrez, Albuquerque, N.M.; four sisters, Mrs. Augustine Pacheco, Ogden, Utah; Mrs. Ann Cruz, Montrose; Mrs. Susie Padilla, Trinidad; and Mrs. M___ Padilla, Walsenburg; two brothers Eloy Galvan, San Leandro, Ca., and Paul Galvan, Trinidad; numerous nieces and nephews. Wake services will be held at 6 p.m. tomorrow (Friday) at St. Mary Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday Mar. 6, at St Mary Church. Burial will follow in North St. Mary cemetery, with United Mine Workers performing graveside services. Boies Almont is in charge of the arrangements.

Galvan, Lawrence
Lawrence "Larry" Joseph Galvan - Huerfano World - September 28, 1989 - Lawrence "Larry" Joseph Galvan, 53, of Walsenburg, died at his home, Sunday, Sept. 24, 1989, of a heart attack. He had been ill with diabetes and heart problems since 1975. Born Nov. 30, 1935, in Alamo, he was reared at Valdez and later went to California where he lived with relatives and worked as a garage auto diesel mechanic. Later, he entered the service and served during the Korean conflict. He married Rose Gurule in May, 1962. They divorced in 1979. After returning to Walsenburg in 1982, he worked as a jailer for Huerfano County for several years. Mr. Galvan was a member of the Eagles Lodge and St. Mary Church. Mr. Galvan is survived by his wife, Judy, Walsenburg; three daughters, Regina Galvan, San Leandro, CA, Delores Galvan, Pueblo and Shirley Ortwig, Rancho Cordova, CA; three step-daughters, Lisa, Teri and Karen Galvan, Walsenburg; his mother, Ninfa Chavez, Tracy, CA; four brothers, Robert Galvan, Manteca, CA, Dan Galvan, Tracy, CA, Eugene Galvan, Seattle, WA, and Rocky Trujillo, San Leandro, CA; two sisters, Betty Galvan, Tracy, CA and Patricia Reis, San Leandro, CA; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Rosary is at 7 p.m. Thursday (tonight) from St. Mary Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday. Burial will be in North St. Mary Cemetery with military gravesite rites. Boies Almont is in charge of arrangements.

Galvan, Richard Ben
Richard “Ricky” Ben Galvan - Pueblo Chieftain - February 19, 2004 - Richard “Ricky” Ben Galvan, 35 years old, passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 14, 2004. Born in Pueblo, Feb. 26, 1968. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Benand Esmeria Manzanares, Joe and Ramona Galvan; uncle, Chris Galvan. Survived by his mother, Mary Ellen Crump; stepfather, Carl Crump; father, Roy Richard Galvan; step-grandparents, Lee and Margaret Crump; stepsister, Denise Crump; stepbrother, Darrell (Yescensia) Crump; aunts, Yolanda (Frank) Vigil, Mary Margaret Bohannon, Vonna (Mike) Matheny, Cathy (Tom) Griggs, Lillian (Chuck) Gutierrez, Margaret Galvan; uncles, Abel (Patsy) Manzanares, Bill (Sally) Galvan, Albert (Anna) Galvan; cousins, Wendy, Melissa, Leslie, Theresa, Patty, Timmy, Bill Jr., Jolene, Christopher, Jim, Thomas and Christine; special friends, Dan Berringer, Tim Bellah and Fulgenecia Laureano. Rick was a gentle spirit who was soft-spoken and rather shy. He was a member of the Latin American Club, and held an intense interest in and a love for his Colorado teams, the Denver Broncos, the Denver Nuggets, the Avalanche and the CU Buffs. Memorial Mass, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004, at Holy Family Church, corner of Prairie and Lakeview avenues. Relatives and friends will be received at the church hall after Mass.

Galves, Fred
Fred Galves - Pueblo Chieftain - February 20, 1999 - Fred Galves, age 84, passed away February 18, 1999. Survived by his wife, Freda Galves, and children, Priscilla (Tom) Huyck, Kalimazoo, Mich., Orlando (Irene Gonzales) Valdez, Cynthia (Nick Medina) Pacheco, Kenneth (Celina Chacon) Galves, all of Pueblo, the Rev. Rueben (Karen) Galves, El Cahon, Calif., Irene (Frank) Atencio and Teresa (Vincent Cruz) Martinez, also of Pueblo. Preceded in death by son, John Valdez, brother, Chris Galves and sisters, Stella Garduno, Della Maldonado and Viola Vigil and great-great-grandson, Arturo Ortega. Also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Mr. Galves served with the United States Navy during World War II. He was a decorated veteran, the recipient of three bronze stars, the Purple Heart and three service bars. At the time of his death, he was a member of VFW Post No. 61. A retired steel worker, Mr. Galves was employed with the CF&I for 33 years retiring in 1980. He was also a member of St. Leander Church parish. Rosary, Sunday, 6 p.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Funeral Mass, Monday, 2 p.m., St. Leander Church. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery with full military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Galves, Rebecca Arellano
Rebecca Arellano Galves - Pueblo Chieftain - January 05, 1998 - Rebecca Arellano Galves, 97, died Jan. 2, 1998, in Center, formerly of Walsenburg and Pueblo. Born on May 1, 1900, in North Veta, Colo. Married Amarante Joe Galves, who preceded her in death in 1950. Also preceded by three daughters and four sons. Survived by son, Al (Evangeline) Galves, San Luis- daughters, Donella (Sarefin) Torrez, Center, Toni (John) Fisher, Lakewood, Calif., Movita Vasquez, El Paso, Texas, Lilly (Fred) Martinez, Theresa Salas and Becky (Art) Apodaca, all of Pueblo- 36 grandchildren and 52 great-grandchildren. Rosary, 7 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday. Both services at St. Frances Jerome Church in Center. Interment, San Luis Valley Cemetery, 3762 W. U.S. Highway 160, Monte Vista.

Galvez, Archie
Archie Galvez - Pueblo Chieftain - December 15, 1999 - Archie Galvez of Pueblo passed away Dec. 12, 1999. He was born on Jan. 1, 1914, in Farisita, Colo. He was a farmer before joining the U.S. Army during World War II, where he was awarded a Bronze Service Star. Archie loved hunting, camping and telling stories to his friends and family. He enjoyed the company of his loved ones and always looked forward to seeing his great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, Marcemeliano and Trankulina Galvez; brothers, Arthur, Edward and Diego Galvez; sisters, Martha Trujillo and Mary Archuleta; and great-granddaughter, Tamica Marie Espinoza. Archie was highly devoted to his wife of 53 years, Susie. Also survived by his sisters, Rachel Trujillo, Victoria Galvez, Stella (Dan) Carper and Florence (Frank) Catalano; brothers, Louis (Ruby) Galvez, Delfino (Linda) Galvez and Robert (Sue) Galvez; children, Cecilia (Thomas) Sandoval, Gloria Galvez, Katie (Frank) Aragon, Catherine (Rick) Banks, Debbie Galvez (Joe Gifford) and Lorraine Galvez; grandchildren, John (Shanda) Sandoval, Mary Sandoval, Michael Sandoval, Candice (Ward) Newman, Mark Banks, Juan Banks, Samuel Espinoza Jr., Jeanette Banks and Gabriel Sandoval; great-grandchildren, Leroy A. Newman, Hope A. Newman and Summer M. Sandoval; numerous nieces and nephews; and a very special friend, Rick, and his Perrita Ducky. Recitation of the rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday, Rose Chapel. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Rose Chapel. Inurnment to follow at Valdez Cemetery, Turkey Creek, Colo.

Galvez, Diego A.
Diego A. Galvez - Pueblo Chieftain - November 13, 1998 - Diego A. Galvez, 67, passed away Nov. 11, 1998. Survived by his sisters and brothers, Rachael Trujillo of Colorado Springs, Archie Galvez, Victoria Galvez and Louis Galvez, all of Pueblo, Delfino Galvez of Fowler, Stella Carper and Florence Catalano, both of Pueblo, and Robert Galvez of Andrew, Texas. Preceded in death by his parents- brothers, Arthur Galvez and Edward Galvez- and sister, Martha Trujillo. Born to Max and Katie Galvez on March 18, 1931, in Walsenburg, Colo. Diego attended the University of Southern Colorado and was a Corporal in the Korean War. He served his country in the U.S. Army, Marines and Air Force. Member of the Paraplegic Veterans Association and a life member of the Disabled American Veterans. Diego loved to play cards and tend his garden at the Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home. Private family viewing from 10 a.m. until noon today. Cremation, Montgomery and Steward Crematorium. at noon today at the Montgomery and Steward Chapel with the DAV Auxiliary Chapter 39 attending and veterans honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Galvez, Victoria
Victoria Galvez - Pueblo Chieftain - July 07, 2001 - Victoria Galvez of Pueblo, passed away July 4, 2001. She is preceded in death by her parents, Max and Katie Galvez; brothers, Archie Galvez, Arthur Galvez, Edward Galvez and Diego Galvez; sisters, Victoria Galvez, Martha Trujillo. She is survived by brothers, Louis Galvez, Pueblo, Delfino Galvez, Fowler, Robert Galvez, Andrew, Texas; sisters, Rachel Trujillo, Colorado Springs, Stella Carper, Pueblo, and Florence Catalano, Pueblo. Visitation, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, July 8. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, July 9, 2001, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Galvez, Wayne Donald
Wayne Donald Galvez (Yahneh) - Pueblo Chieftain - September 15, 1999 - Wayne Donald Galvez (Yahneh), 30, was received by our most precious Lord of the Heavens on Sept. 12, 1999, in Gardner. Born in Denver, on June 6, 1969. Wayne was a heavy equipment operator for M. Cline Inc. Telecommunications Contractors throughout Colorado, based in Pueblo for the last five years. Son of Don Galvez (deceased), and Veronica and Harold Vargas, Gardner. Grandson of Primitive (deceased), and Margaret Vialpando, Gardner, Delfino and Linda Galvez, Fowler. Brother to Joaquin, (Rochelle) Medina and Harold Vargas Jr., Gardner. Husband to Donna Noga, beloved father to Nataline Cruz, Denver, Silvano Cruz, Kenneth Cruz, Walsenburg. Special nephew to Jess (Santa) Gina Vialpando, Cuerno Verde and Africa, Everette, Tim, Esther, and John, Randy, Yvette Vialpando, all of Gardner, Chuck Vialpando, Denver, Barbara and Phil Galvez, Pueblo, Juno Vialpando (deceased), Rodger Vialpando (deceased), Stan and Evelynn Vialpando, Oxford, Ohio. Paul and Pat Galvez, Lafayette, Edward Galvez, Pueblo, and Leo and Mary Galvez, Albuquerque, N.M. Karen Galvez, Marcella Galvez, Dave and Susan Galvez, all of Pueblo; niece, AriOnna Medina; numerous cousins from Gardner, Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Denver, Michigan and California; best friends, Dennis Perrino, Badito, Jason Moore, Red Wing, Jeff Weir, Arizona; godfather, Phil Montez; and his godmother, Esther Gasperetti, both of Pueblo. Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, 1999, at the Sacred Heart Church in Gardner. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 17, 1999, at the Sacred Heart Church in Gardner. Interment at Valdez Cemetery, Maes Creek. Family will receive family and friends at the Gardner Community Center following graveside services. Huerfano World - September 16, 1999 - Wayne Donald Galvez (Yahneh), 30, was received by our most precious Lord of the Heavens on September 12, 1999, in Gardner. Born in Denver, on June 6, 1969. Wayne was a heavy equipment operator for M. Cline Inc. Telecommunications Contractors through out Colorado based in Pueblo, for the last five years. Son of Don Galvez (deceased) and Veronica and Harold Vargas, Gardner. Grandson of Primitive (deceased) and Margaret Vialpando, Gardner, Delfino and Linda Galvez, Fowler. Brother to Joaquin (Rochelle) Medina and Harold Vargas Jr., Gardner. Husband to Donna Noga, beloved father to Nataline Cruz, Denver, Silvano Cruz, Kenneth Cruz, Walsenburg. Special nephew to Jess (Santa) Gina Vialpando, Cuerno Verde and Africa, Everette, Tim, Esther, and John, Randy, Yvette Vialpando, all of Gardner, Chuck Vialpando, Denver, Barbara and Phil Galvez, Pueblo, Juno Vialpando (deceased), Rodger Vialpando (deceased) Stan and Evelynn Vialpando, Oxford, Ohio, Paul and Pat Galvez, Lafayette, Edward Galvez, Pueblo, Leo and Mary Galvez, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Karen Galvez, Marcella Galvez, Dave and Susan Galvez, all of Pueblo. Niece, AriOnna Medina, numerous cousins from Gardner, Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Denver, Michigan, and California. Best friends, Dennis Perrino, Badito, Jason Moore, Red Wing, Jeff Weir, Arizona. Godfather, Phil Montez, and his Godmother Esther Gasperjetti, both, of Pueblo. Rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 16, 1999, at the Sacred Heart Church in Gardner. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 17, 1999 at the Sacred Heart Church in Gardner. Interment at Valdez Cemetery, Maes Creek. Family will receive family and friends at the Gardner Community Center following graveside services.

Galvin, Frances
Trooper Frances Galvin - Colorado State Patrol, District 2 - Date Unknown - Trooper Frances Galvin: Struck and killed by a vehicle east of Pueblo while she was investigating a traffic crash on May 24, 1979. Trooper Galvin was the first female to be killed in the line of duty. On May 24, 1979, Galvin was investigating a fatal accident East of Pueblo involving a motorcycle and a car. At 10:20 p.m., Galvin stepped into the roadway to check a small bit of information she needed. She was struck by an Eastbound vehicle. Galvin was taken to St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo. However, her injuries were too severe, and she died the next afternoon. Galvin entered the Patrol October 10, 1977.

Gama, Carlos
Carlos (Bear) Gama - Pueblo Chieftain - January 13, 2004 - Carlos (Bear) Gama , passed away Dec. 31, 2003 in Oakland Calif. Born April 23, 1939 in Pueblo, Colo. Cremation has taken place. Private family service at a later date.

Gama, Roger A.
Roger A. Gama - Pueblo Chieftain - March 18, 2006 - Roger A. Gama, 59, of Pueblo, Colo. went to be with The Lord on March 15, 2006. At his request there will be no service. Cremation has taken place.

Gama, Trinidad Ted
Trinidad Ted Gama - Pueblo Chieftain - October 18, 2002 - Trinidad Ted Gama, 66, of Pueblo, passed away Oct. 16, 2002. Preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Josephine Gama; brothers, Inocencio, Mariano and Leobardo Gama; and sister, Mary G. Pino. Survived by his brothers, Patrick (Elizabeth) Gama, Carlos Gama, Joseph (Donna) Gama and Roger (Georgia) Gama; sisters, Jennie Diaz, Rita (Lee) Pineda and Theresa (Michael) Woods; brother-in-law, Bill Pino; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and friends. Viewing will be today from 1 to 6 p.m. at Romero Chapel. Funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis Xavier Church with celebrant Rev. Tom Hinni. Interment to follow at Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall following interment.

Gama-Pino, Mary Marie
Mary Marie Gama-Pino - Pueblo Chieftain - April 28, 2000 - Mary Marie Gama-Pino, 52, went home to be with the Lord April 27, 2000. Born Oct. 1, 1947, in Pueblo. Preceded in death by two brothers, Mariano Gama and Leo Gama; parents, Jose and Josefina Sanchez Gama; mother-in-law, Ruby Pino; and brother-in-law, Harry H. Ohea. Survived by her husband, William Patrick Pino, of the family home; sons, Patrick Joseph Pino and Michael David Pino of the family home; brothers, Patrick (Elizabeth) Gama, Pueblo, Ted Gama, Pueblo, Joseph (Donna) Gama, Pueblo, Roger Gama, Placerville, Calif., and Carlos Gama, Oakland, Calif.; sisters, Jennie Diaz, Colorado Springs, Rita (Lee) Pineda, Walsenburg, and Theresa (Michael) Woods, Oakland, Calif.; father-in-law, William R. Pino, Pueblo; sister-in-law, Sylvia Ohea, Millbrae, Calif., and Patty Ann (Steve) Amato, Alameda, Calif.; also numerous nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives. Mary enjoyed traveling, handicrafts and her Cancer Support Groups. She also enjoyed the time she spent with her family. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Romero Funeral Chapel. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, both at St. Francis Xavier Church, Rev. Thomas R. Hinni, C.M., celebrant. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at the church hall at St. Francis after the interment.

Gambill, Robert L.
Robert L. Gambill - Denver Rocky Mountain News - June 13, 1999 - Robert L. Gambill, 71, of Boulder died June 10. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, at How Mortuary Chapel, 2121 11th St., Boulder. Mr. Gambill was born in Walsenburg on May 28, 1928. He married Mary Bertram, 1946. He was a brick mason. He was a member of A.C. Local No. 7 for 42 years. He was a member of the Hoxie, Kan., Elks Lodge. Survivors include a daughter; sister Kaye Ann Van Camp of Denver; three granddaughters; three great-granddaughters.

Gameros, Jose Luis
Jose Luis Rodriguez Gameros - Pueblo Chieftain - September 25, 1987 - Jose Luis Rodriguez Gameros, 13, late of 1901W. 11th, Apt. 251, passed away Sept. 23, 1987. He attended Freed Middle School and was in the eighth grade. Survived by mother, Eliza Gameros, and stepfather, Larry Sandoval. Brother of John and Michael Gameros. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Friday and Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Both services at Holy Rosary Church. Interment at Valley View Cemetery in Rocky Ford.

Gamma, Teresa
Teresa Gamma - Pueblo Chieftain - December 02, 2002 - Teresa Gamma, 77, passed away Nov. 29, 2002, in Pueblo. Services will be held in Windsor, Colo.

Gammel, Matilda W.
Matilda W. Gammel - Pueblo Chieftain - August 02, 1997 - Matilda W. Gammel passed away Aug. 1, 1997. She is survived by one daughter, Shirley (Bob) Fischer, and grandson, Bobby Lee Fischer, both of Pueblo. Funeral services, Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Debo Funeral Home in Fulton, Mo. Local arrangements by Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth.

Gammill, Bernice Graves
Bernice "Bee" Graves Gammill - Pueblo Chieftain - November 07, 1998 Horan & McConaty, Lakewood, Colo. 80227 - Bernice "Bee" Graves Gammill. Bernice was born Sept. 27, 1909, in a small town in Nebraska and received her teaching certificate from Kearney State Teachers College. On July 11, 1934, she married Kenneth Gammill who would be her best friend and favorite companion until his death in 1971. In 1936, they moved to Sterling, Colo., where Kenny was a reporter for the newspaper, and it was there they started their family and enjoyed many wonderful friendships, until 1942, when Kenny was recalled from the Army Reserve to active duty. In the ensuing years, this shy, small-town girl faithfully followed her husband as an Army wife around the United States and Europe until he retired in Colorado Springs in 1958. Bee" taught school most of her adult life, in elementary schools, as well as adult education at Fort Carson. Her last and most enjoyable job before she retired was with the Public Relations Department of Exchange National Bank in Colorado Springs. She lived for a few years in Pueblo near her daughter and died at Sunny Acres Villa in Denver on Nov. 4, 1998. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lt. Col. Kenneth A. Gammill, U.S. Army (ret.) - her parents- two brothers- and her grandson, Douglas E. Gammill, in 1972. She is survived by her daughter, Betsy Gammill-Hayes of Pueblo- her son, Stephen (Jan) Gammill of Grand Junction- her grandchildren, Kim (John) Harlow, Albuquerque, N.M., Eric (Susan) Barton, Fort Collins, Nathan (Sara) Hayes, Denver, and Fawn (Zachary) Harris, Grand Junction- and by four beautiful great-grandchildren. She is also survived by three much-loved sisters-in-law, Rose (Gammill) Zuger, Sun City, Ariz., Hazel Graves, Atwood, Kan., and Betty (Graves) Sporleder, Albuquerque, N.M. Bee" was very bright and very beautiful, much loved by her family and friends- and even as we rejoice that she is with God, we will miss her very much. Funeral Mass, 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at St. Phillip and St. James Episcopal Church, 2797 S. Lowell Blvd., Denver, Colo. Interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery immediately following. Memorials to Alzheimer's Association or the National Leukemia Foundation, co Horan & McConaty Funeral Service, 3101 S. Wadsworth Blvd., Lakewood, Colo. 80227.

Gammon, George Looney
George Looney Gammon - Pueblo Chieftain - June 16, 1939 - George F. McCarthy Funeral Home - George Looney Gammon, 85, 1740 East Fourth, June 15 at La Junta. Father of Alfred E., Pueblo; William E., Miami, Fla.; Robert L. and George D. of Los Angeles, Calif. Grandfather of five. Member of the Congregational church and Masonic lodge No. 3, Greenville, Tenn. Announcements later.

Ganatta, Frank
Frank Ganatta - Pueblo Chieftain - August 15, 1999 - Frank Ganatta, born Sept. 21, 1914, in Trinidad, Colo., passed away Aug. 13,1999, in Trinidad after an illness. He spent most of his life in Pueblo and Southern Colorado. A restaurant owner most of his life, baptized and raised in Mount Carmel Parish. Survived by his wife, J.J. (Jo Jimmie) and his daughter, Velma (Jack) Dilka- three grandchildren, Mark, Kellie (Darrell) and Janatta (Raymond)- three great-grandchildren, Lindsey, Landon and Bayli- five stepchildren, Sammie (Shirley) Sinclair, Marsha Reyher, Maxie Everhart, Dusty Cook and Stormy Cook- 10 step grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by brother, James Ganatta, Northridge, Calif., and sister-in-law, Thelma Ganatta, Pueblo. Preceded in death by his mother and father, Pete and Velma Ganatta- son, Robert- step granddaughter, Sharon Sinclair- sisters, Velma Power, Josephine Cesario, Mary Riggio, Ruth Craig, Jenny Lind- and brothers, Joe, Carl, Tony and Pete- and numerous nieces and nephews. Viewing, Sunday, noon until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial service, Monday, 9:30 a.m., Mount Carmel Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Friends and family will be received at the home of his daughter, 10 Strawflower Court. Donations may be made to Trinidad State Nursing Home, 409Benedicta, Trinidad, Colo. 81082.

Ganatta, Thelma L.
Thelma L. Ganatta - Pueblo Chieftain - June 30, 2006 - Thelma L. Ganatta, 92, beloved mother, grandmother, aunt and friend, departed this life June 23, 2006, at her family home. She was born in Sedgwick, Kan., on Sept. 17, 1913, to Maude and Walter Cooper. She was one of 12 children. Thelma was preceded in death by her loving husband, Anthony Ganatta; and precious daughter, Beverly. She is survived by her son, Tom Ganatta of California; brothers, Loren (Wilma) Cooper of Kansas, Earl (Mildred) Cooper; sister, Mary (Jack) Farley, both of Florida; grandchildren, Pam Ganatta, Linda (Fred) Morris, Pueblo, Rene (Tony) Kuretich, Littleton, Thomas (Gretchen) Ganatta II, Mike Ganatta, Judy Ganatta, Karen Ganatta, all of California; 20 great-grandchildren, 12 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. "Grandma Ganatta" lived her life for her family. She enjoyed working in her yard, fishing and being with family. In the 1930s, Anthony and Thelma had the Old Moonlight Ranch Dinner and Dance Club in Denver. After settling in Pueblo, she was the first woman to work at the CF&I Steel Mill. She worked at the Pueblo Army Depot, developing telescopes and lenses. She also worked as a cook at the State Hospital and Pueblo County High School. She inspired and touched the lives of all who knew her. She will be greatly missed and loved always. Viewing, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, and 8 a.m. to noon Monday, T. G. McCarthy Funeral Home. Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Monday, July 3, 2006, St. Joseph Catholic Parish. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Gandara, Manuel G.
Manuel G. Gandara - Pueblo Chieftain - April 10, 2003 - Manuel G. Gandara, 92, a retired auto mechanic, passed away April 8, 2003. Born Oct. 31, 1910, in Chihuahua, Mexico. He lived here for over 30 years. Married the former Lucy Pena, Feb. 16, 1936, in Ordway. She precedes him in death, along with his parents, Manuel and Maria Gandara. Survived by his two daughters, Delphine Gandara and Louise Gandara; granddaughter, Lydia Longo; great-granddaughter, DeLany Longo. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Angelus Chapel, Deacon Steve Lumbert officiating. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the Zaragoza Hall following the burial rites. Manuel G. Gandara - Pueblo Chieftain - April 11, 2003 - Manuel G. Gandara. Survived also by son, Tony Gandara.

Gandomcar, Debra
Debra Gandomcar - Huerfano World - November 29, 2007 - Debra Jo Gandomcar, Aug. 9, 1955 to Nov. 26, 2007. Survived by a son, James (Elizabeth) Gandomcar, granddaughter, Jazlyn Gandomcar, daughter, Janna Gandomcar; her mother, Rebecca Griego, her father, Faustino Griego, sisters, Geraldine (Robert) Trujillo, Louise (Jahanfar) Gandomcar, Jennifer (Greg) Urdiales; brothers, Michael (Yvonne) Griego, Abel Griego and J. R. Griego; goddaughters, Sara Gandomcar and Isabela Urdiales; godson, B. J. Trujillo; nieces, Tracie (Joaquin) Younger, and Shyanne Urdiales; nephews, Anthony Griego and Michael Ryan Griego; great niece, Rebecca Younger; special friends Kelly Vigil and Wyatt and Nancy; godparents, Simona Gallegos and Wilfred Tenorio. Debra was an avid sports fan and a book collector and loved to cook. She will be sadly missed by all who loved her. Funeral services will be from St. Mary Church. Rosary will be Friday, Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. Funeral mass is at 10:30 a.m.

Gann, Ernest
Ernest “Beans” Gann - Pueblo Chieftain - August 02, 2001 - Passed away July 27, 2001, in Pueblo. Ernest was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Aug. 10, 1917, and had lived in Pueblo nearly all his life. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was employed in the construction industry in Pueblo for many years. His survivors include the many friends he leaves in Pueblo. Cremation, Davis Crematory. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2001, in the Mountain View Cemetery.

Gannon, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Gannon - Pueblo Chieftain - June 25, 2006 - Elizabeth Gannon, longtime Alaska resident, died on June 22, 2006, at the age of 91. Elizabeth was born in Sicklerville, N.J., on July 13, 1914, and moved to Alaska in 1958, with her husband Jack, where he was stationed at Fort Richardson. Elizabeth moved to Colorado in 2002, and had been residing at the Chateau at Sharmar Village for the past two years. Elizabeth was preceded in eternal life by her husband, Jack Gannon; and her brother, Lewis Johnson. She is survived by her sister, Anna O'Brien of California; her nephew, John P. O'Brien and wife, Sandy, of Colorado; nephew, Joseph O'Brien and wife, Elizabeth, of California; niece, Beth Ann Hamilton and husband, Murry, of Arkansas. The family would like to invite those wishing to say goodbye to Elizabeth, to join them from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2006, at T. G. McCarthy Funeral Home, 329 Goodnight Ave.

Gant, Lewis T.
Lewis T. Gant - Pueblo Chieftain - March 27, 2003 - Lewis T. Gant, 90, went to be with the Lord on March 25, 2003. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 70 years, Olive; three sisters, and four brothers. He is survived by his children, Dr. L.E. Gant, Howard (Pat) Gant and Suesan Froman; his sister, Ida Mae Mavrin; brother-in-law, Raymond (Peg) Elliott; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday, March 28, 2003, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Otero County Hospice through the funeral home. Also, please visit Lewis' memorial at

Gant, Mary Anne
Mary Anne Gant - Colorado Springs Gazette - June 2, 2009 - Mary Anne Gant, 83, died May 29, 2009 in Pueblo, Colorado. She was born May 21, 1926 in Rock Island, Illinois to Chester A. (Sr.) and Emma (Pavel) Macrorie, who preceded her in death. She moved to Colorado Springs in December 1945 and was retired from the Colorado Springs National Bank. Mary Anne was married October 11, 1975 in Raton, New Mexico to Charles J. Gant, Sr. who passed away December 27, 1985. Mrs. Gant is survived by one brother, Richard R. Macrorie; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Macrorie and Nancy Macrorie; and numerous loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers, Donald C., and Chester A. Macrorie; and sisters Hazel N. French, Alice M. Hathaway, Clara L. Helms and Jean M. Macrorie. At Mrs. Gant's request no services will be held. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the charity of choice.

Gant, Olive
Olive Gant - Pueblo Chieftain - November 13, 2001 - Olive Gant, 88, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord Nov. 12, 2001. She is preceded in death by two sisters. She will be remembered by her husband of 70 years, Lewis T. Gant; children, Dr. L.E. Gant, Howard (Pat) Gant and Suesan Froman; and brother, R.H. (Peg) Elliott. Also survived by seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews; and special friend, Lucille DeVries. Funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2001, at the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth, with viewing to be held from 8 a.m. until service time, also on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests any contributions be made to the Otero County Hospice through the funeral home office.

Gant, Rebecca M.
Rebecca M. Gant - The World - December 30, 2003 - Coos Bay, OR - Rebecca M. Gant - July 31, 1913 - Dec. 17, 2003 - A memorial Mass for Rebecca M. Gant, 90, of Coquille, will be held at noon on Saturday, Jan. 3, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Coquille. Rebecca was born July 31, 1913, to Alejandro and Juanita Lucero, in Trinidad, Colo. She died Dec. 17, 2003, in North Bend. She was raised in Colorado and attended Adams State Teachers College in Alamosa, Colo. In 1936, she married Roland Lucero. They divorced and in 1951, she moved to Coquille, where two of her sisters lived. In 1957, she married Ellis G. Gant. He preceded her in death in 1987. When she first came to Coquille, she was a substitute teacher and then worked at Coquille Plywood and The Bootery. She loved to fish and was an active member of Holy Name Catholic Church until the late 1980s when she began to have health problems. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Donald R., Frederick L. and Cheryln and Kenneth L. Lucero, all of Coquille, William R. and Louise Lucero of North Bend and Sandra J. and Ronald Heard of Hillsboro; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; sisters, Josephine Gonzales of Alamosa, Lexie Steele of Littleton, Colo., and Eloise Freauff of Estacada; 18 nieces and nephews; 33 great-nieces and nephews; 23 great-great-nieces and nephews; and one each of great-great-great-niece and nephew. The family suggests memorial contributions to Holy Name Catholic Church, 12 N. Dean, Coquille, OR 97423; or to South Coast Hospice, 1620 Thompson Road, Coos Bay, OR 97420. Arrangements are under the direction of Myrtle Grove Funeral Service, 396-3158.

Gantner, Dorothy Irene
Dorothy Irene Gantner - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - January 11, 1995 - Dorothy Irene Gantner, 48, a cosmetologist for La Femme Coiffures, died Jan. 9, 1995, at a local hospital. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Central Christian Church, 2002 W. Pikes Peak Ave., with the Rev. Eric Batteiger officiating. Burial will be in Aguilar. Evergreen Funeral Home, Fountain and Union boulevards, is handling arrangements. Ms. Gantner was born April 23, 1946, in Walsenburg to Frank Sabec and Violet Irene Smith, who are deceased. She is survived by a stepmother, Dorothy Sabec of Aguilar; a son, Joseph James of Omaha, Neb.; a daughter, Jennifer Joella of Colorado Springs; a brother, Oliver Sabec of Colorado Springs; three sisters, Betty Turner and Nancy Machetta, both of Colorado Springs, and Margie Baudino of Aguilar; and two grandchildren. Ms. Gantner had lived in the area since 1965 and was a member of Central Christian Church. She had previously lived in Aguilar. Memorial contributions may be made to Central Christian Church, 2002 W. Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Springs 80904.

Gantvoort, Olive
Olive Wilkins Gantvoort - Pueblo Chieftain - February 01, 2001 - Age 84, a resident of Colorado Springs from 1993-2001, died Jan. 27, 2001, of natural causes at her home in Colorado Springs. She was born on Nov. 6, 1916, in Estherville, Iowa. She was a retired secretary for Vocational Rehabilitation for the state of Colorado in Alamosa. Predeceased by husband, Nobel C. Gantvoort; and parents, Elmer and Lou Wilkins. Survived by daughters, Karen Morsch, Terry Gantvoort and Kelly Morand; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. No services are planned. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Comforter, 2345 Academy Place, Colorado Springs, CO 80909.

Garber, Jana A.
Jana A. Garber - Pueblo Chieftain - August 23, 1987 - Jana A. Garber, 92, Aug. 18, 1987, in Fontana, Calif. Mother of Truman J. (Pearle) Garber, George L. (Emma) Garber, both of Pueblo, Ivan P. (Jeni) Garber, Denver, and Melvin E. (Henry) Garber, Bloomington, Calif.; 11 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren; Mrs. Garber was born in Missouri and a resident of Pueblo for 35 years. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. A prayer service was held Sunday night in Fontana, Calif. Service, 11 a.m. Tuesday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery.

Garberding, Timothy Alan
Timothy Alan Garberding - Pueblo Chieftain - June 25, 2006 - Timothy Alan Garberding, 43, passed away June 21, 2006. Survived by children, Brian Garberding and Amanda Garberding, both of Pueblo West; parents, James and Margaret Garberding of Pueblo; fiancée, Amy Dill and her children, Dominic Gittens and Alex Gittens, all of Colorado Springs; siblings, Jim (Kristine) Garberding of Houston, Texas, Mark Garberding of Pueblo and Andy (Jessica) Garberding of Pueblo; former wife, Tammie Garberding; eight nieces; four nephews; two great-nieces; one great-nephew; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and good friends. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Harold and Mable Meerkatz and Olga Garberding; sister-in-law, Christine Garberding and ex-mother-in-law, Sharon Johnson. Tim was born Dec. 22, 1962, in Pueblo. He worked at Target Distribution Center for nearly 11 years, where he had many good friends. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2006, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Randy Bolt officiating. Those who desire may make memorials to the American Diabetes Foundation through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors.

Garbizo, Camilia
Camilia Garbiso - World Independent - February 18, 1946 - Camilia Garbiso, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Garbiso of 733 West Seventh, died Saturday evening. She was born here Jan. 25, 1946. Survivors include her parents and one sister, Patricia. Funeral services were held this morning at 9:30 at the Unfug Peet mortuary, with interment in the St. Mary cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Unfug Peet.

Garbizo, Clarence Joseph
Clarence Joseph "Gabby” Garbiso - Pueblo Chieftain - October 14, 1986 - Clarence Joseph "Gabby” Garbiso, 61, passed away at Parkview Hospital, Oct. 12, 1986. Mr. Garbiso is survived by his wife, Julia Garbiso of Pueblo; six children, Clarence James (Lucille) Garbiso, Timothy Gary Garbiso, Kenneth Wayne (Jo Ann) Garbiso, all of Pueblo; Charles Anthony Garbiso of Denver; Sandra Faye Garbiso, Valerie Ranee Garbiso, both of Pueblo; four grandchildren, Timmy Garbiso, Tommy Garbiso, Matthew Garbiso, Freda Garbiso; and mother, Emily Garbiso of Walsenburg. He is also survived by two brothers, Colby (Frances) Garbiso of Walsenburg; Phillip (Ersie) Garbiso of Pueblo; three sisters, Lupe (Filbert) Gonzales, Glenwood Springs; Nora (Carl) Carlson of Walsenburg; Lucy (Leon) Ribali of Denver. Mr. Garbiso was born Jan. 24, 1925, in Walsenburg, and lived in Pueblo for the past 40 years. Mr. and Mrs. Garbiso were married Oct. 26, 1946, in Raton, N.M. He was employed at Pueblo Depot Activity as an ammunition supervisor for the past 40 years. Mr. Garbiso was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church. Visitation hours from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Imperial Funeral Home. Mass of the Resurrection at 7 p.m. today at St. Francis Xavier Church. Rosary recitation at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at St. Francis Xavier Church with Father Edward Pettit officiating. Interment, Last Supper, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family may be contacted at 1302 Claremont. Family will receive friends at St. Francis Mediterranean Room following interment.

Garbizo, Clodovio
Clodovio Garbiso - Huerfano World - January 24, 2002 - Clodovio Garbiso, 80, of Walsenburg, died Jan. 20, 2002 in Parkview Hospital in Pueblo. He was born April 23, 1921 in Del Carbon. Mr. Garbiso was the husband of Frances Garbiso; father of Irene (Arthur 'Cookie') Medina, Larry Garbiso, Cobie Garbiso, Barbara Trujillo and Ray Estrada; and brother of Phillip (Ersie) Garbiso, Lupe (Filbert) Garbiso, Lucy (Leon) Ribali and Nora Carlson. He had 11 grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. Mr. Garbiso was a member of the Eagles and Latino Club. Services will be Thursday, Jan. 24 at St. Mary Church in Walsenburg; rosary, 9:30 a.m., services, 10 a.m. Huerfano World – January 31, 2002 – Correction – An obituary for Clodovio Garbiso in last week's Huerfano World failed to mention he was the son of Emilia Garbiso.

Garbizo, Dario
Dario "Dave" Garbiso - Colorado Springs Gazette - June 24, 1991 - Dario "Dave" Garbiso, 45, of Colorado Springs died Friday in Colorado Springs. He worked as a warehouseman at Fort Carson for 12 years. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Adrian Comer Funeral Home, 2710 N. Elizabeth St., Pueblo, with the Rev. Timothy Grassinger officiating. Interment will be at Roselawn Cemetery. Mr. Garbiso was born Nov. 5, 1945, in Pueblo to Joe and Mary Garbiso. He lived in Colorado Springs for 16 years. He served in the Army for 16 years, including two tours in Vietnam. He is survived by two sons, Timothy and Jeffrey, both of Colorado Springs; a daughter Stephanie of Colorado Springs; seven brothers, Louis of Albuquerque, Phil of Ault, Gilbert of Colorado Springs, Arthur of Salinas, Calif., Richard and Ernest, both of Pueblo, and Wayne of San Diego; and five sisters, Ersie Hadden of Colorado Springs, Annie Escobar of San Antonio, Ida Clayton of Pensacola, Fla., and Dolores Barela and Mary Ann Vigil, both of Pueblo. He had a brother, Harold, who is deceased. Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 622 S. Tejon St., Colorado Springs 80903.

Garbizo, Dave A.
Dave A. Garbizo - Huerfano World - August 24, 1989 - In Memoriam - In Memory of Dave A. Garbizo who died Aug. 24, 1965. - Verse - Love Frances and Family

Garbizo, Emiliana M.
Emiliana Maria Garbiso - Huerfano World - March 14, 2002 - Emiliana Maria "Millie" Montoya Garbiso, 100, of Walsenburg, died Monday, March 11, 2002. Mrs. Garbiso was born on Sept. 10, 1901 in Badito to Joe E. and Marina Garcia Montoya. She married Candido Garbiso on Nov. 29, 1917 in Gardner, and was a member of St. Mary Church and the Coronado Club. Mrs. Garbiso is survived by her children, Phillip (Ersie) Garbiso, Pueblo, Lupe (Filbert) Gonzales, Glenwood Springs, Lucy (Leon) Ribali, Denver, and Nora Carlson, Walsenburg; a good friend, Elvera Pino; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Candido, on June 2, 1955; and sons, John, Oct. 3, 1976, Clarence, Oct. 12, 1986; and Clodovio "Coby," Jan. 20, 2002. Services, Saturday, March 16, 2002, St. Mary Church; rosary, 10 a.m., recited by Oress DeHerrera. Funeral mass, 10:30 a.m., with Fr. Rich Wehrmeyer officiating. Interment, South St. Mary Cemetery,

Garbizo, Florence
Florence Garbizo - Huerfano World - February 15, 2007 - Florence Garbizo, 83 years old, passed away February 9, 2007. Survived by husband Gil Garbizo, Walsenburg, and three sisters. Private service. No flowers. Donations to Sister Carrol.

Garbizo, Frances A.
Frances A. "Kika" Garbizo – Huerfano World – April 8, 2004 –Frances A. "Kika" Garbizo, 100, lifelong resident of Walsenburg, died Sunday, April 4, 2004, at the Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center. Mrs. Garbizo was an avid Rockies fan and loved doing needleworks and sewing crafts. She is survived by her family, who were very blessed in helping her celebrate her 100th birthday last year, Gil (Florence) Garbizo, Walsenburg, Urban (Kathy) Garbizo, Florida, Lavinia "Sammie" Garbizo, Walsenburg; grandchildren, Toni (Bill) Wallace, Gary (Kay) Garbizo, Pamela (Roy) Molesworth, Gaylene Garbizo, Bill (Barbara) Garbizo, Debbie (Bobby) Bradford, Tammy Kosor; 12 great- grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Flora Sandoval, Pueblo. She is preceded in death by her husband, Dave A., and a son, Doc Garbizo. Services will be Monday, April 12, at St. Mary Church; Rosary, 10 a.m., Funeral Mass, 10:30 a.m. Interment, North St. Mary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sr. Carol Tlash's Senior Outreach Program.

Garbizo, Jeanette L.
Jeanette L. Garbiso - Pueblo Chieftain - October 12, 1987 - Jeanette L. Garbiso was born in Boone Feb. 18, 1929, and passed away in Pueblo Oct. 11, 1987. Wife of Harold Garbiso of the family home. Mother of LeRoy A. (Marge) Townsend, Marlene (David) Loos and Laura (James) Blennis. Sister of Donald (Mary Ann) White, Charles (Eleanor) White, Martha (Ronald) Earhart and Dorothy (Robert) Martin. Also survived by three grandchildren. Predeceased by her mother, Jeanette Elizabeth White, in 1982. Mrs. Garbiso was employed by Joslins until the time of her death and was a member of First Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Service at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home Chapel. Interment in Roselawn Cemetery. The family prefers contributions to the American Cancer Society either directly or through the funeral home office. The body will lie in state from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 8 a.m. to the service time Tuesday.

Garbizo, John Steven Sr.
John Steven Garbiso Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - August 7, 1991 - John S. Garbiso, 47, passed away Aug. 1, 1991, at his home in Denver, Colo., Preceded in death by his mother, Hope Sandoval-Blackwell. He is survived by grandmother, Della Sandoval, Walsenburg; brothers, Joseph “Shorty” Garbiso and Chuck Kattnig; sisters, Joan Garbiso-Travers and Deborah Mae Kattnig-Lopez. Beloved nephew of Jeanette Sandoval-Phillis, Ersie (Phil) Garbiso, Margaret Galvan, and Joe S. Sandoval; numerous cousins, nephews, nieces and friends. John served as director of Respiratory Therapy at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital for several years before moving to Denver where he continued in his profession as director of Respiratory Therapy at St. Anthony's Hospital and Heritage Rehabilitation Center. The family will receive friends at 56 Cornell Circle, Saturday, Aug. 10, 1991, from 10 a.m. until noon. Pueblo Chieftain - October 12, 1976 - John Steven Garbiso Sr., Spanish Rosary 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Boies Almont Chapel. Wake service 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Mary Church. Walsenburg. Interment, North St. Mary Cemetery. Huerfano World - October 12, 1989 - In Memoriam - In Loving Memory of John S. Garbiso who passed away Oct. 10, 1976. - Verse - Sadly missed by wife Zella and son Ruben.

Garbizo, Joseph R.
Joseph R. Garbiso - Huerfano World - January 7, 1993 - Huerfano Joseph R. (Shorty) Garbiso, 46, of Pueblo, died Dec. 30, 1992. Born in Walsenburg Jan. 20, 1946, he attended Walsenburg schools and worked several years for CF&I in Pueblo. Survivors include his daughters, Diane Anchondo and Stephanie Garbiso, Pueblo; a brother, Chuck Garbiso, Pueblo; two sisters, Joan, Pueblo and Debbie, Garden City, KS; four grandchildren. Cremation. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan 9 from George McCarthy Historic Chapel, 400 Broadway, Pueblo at 11 a.m.

Garbizo, Raymond
Raymond Garbiso - Huerfano World - November 13, 1986 - Huerfano native Raymond Garbiso died Oct. 31, 1986, in San Diego, CA, where he had lived since 1956. Mr. Garbiso was born here Sept. 14, 1916. He worked at J&L electric for a number of years and served overseas with the Army Air Corps during World War 11. He was a lifetime member of Walsenburg VFW Post #2643. Mr. Garbiso is survived by his wife, the former Rebecca Martinez of Walsenburg and five children: Patricia Haynes, Rocky, Duane, Wayne and Randy Garbiso, all of San Diego; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Crypt side services were at Holy Cross Mausoleum in San Diego on Nov. 5.

Garbizo, Urban
Urban Garbizo - Huerfano World - November 20, 2006 - Urban Garbizo, former Walsenburg native, passed away on November 24, 2006 in Crossville, TN. Born on March 4, 1930 in Walsenburg, he is survived by his wife, Kathy, son, Bill (Barbara), Coral Springs, FL, daughters, Debbie (Bobby) Bradford, Park City, UT, and Tammie Kosor, Crossville, TN; brother, Gil (Florence) Garbiso, Walsenburg, and a sister, Sammie Garbiso, Colorado Springs. He was predeceased by his parents, Dave and Frances Garbiso and brother, Doc Garbiso.

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