The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Gardelkie, Libor
Libor Gardelkie – Eagle Valley Enterprise – May 4, 1917 – Explosion in Hastings Mine – Note: Libor Gardelkie is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, April 27, 1917. Libor Gardelkie: Austrian, age 38, married with three surviving children. He was a miner for the Victor-American Fuel Company; cause of death was an explosion due to an open safety lamp. Source: Denver Public Library, "Colorado Mining Fatalities.” See http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/hastings.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Garden, Walter C.
Walter C. Garden - Pueblo Chieftain - January 30, 1987 - Walter C. Garden. Services under the direction of Drummond Funeral Home, Little Rock, Ark.

Gardiner, Gene Arthur
Gene Arthur Gardiner - Pueblo Chieftain - October 05, 2004 - Gene Arthur Gardiner, born Sept. 4, 1946, died Sept. 30, 2004. Born and raised in Pueblo, graduated from Central High School and the University of Southern Colorado. Son of William A. and Lucille (Chandler) Gardiner. Survived by dog, Rocky, sister Bette Lynn Clark or Denver, brother Ray of Mississippi, John W. (Bill) of Walsenburg and Leila (Gardiner) Burcham of McMinnville, Ore., and nine nieces and nephews. Family contact is Bette Lynn Clark, 720-351-1490, P.O. Box 261155, Lakewood, CO 80226. Services Oct. 5, 2004, 1 p.m., Eagles Aerie, 5312 N. Sheridan, Arvada, Colo.

Gardner, Edith M.
Edith M. Gardner - Pueblo Chieftain - December 30, 2001 - Edith M. Gardner, age 87, passed away Dec. 25, 2001. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Paul Harvey Gardner; parents, Guy Wensing and Laura Rieger; brother, George Wensing; sister-in-law, Myrtle Wensing; and grandson, Jeffrey Michael Pucell. Survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Beverly and Ken Pucell; grandson, James Pucell; granddaughter, Judy (Ed) Walsh; and sister, Olive Berton of California; as well as three nieces; numerous great-nieces and nephews, and special friends. Memorial service, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, 10 a.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Private family inurnment. Please omit food.

Gardner, Eleanor Baker
Eleanor Baker Gardner - Pueblo Chieftain - July 26, 1998 - Eleanor Baker Gardner, 97, of La Junta died July 22 at Pioneer Health Care Center in Rocky Ford. Viewing, 3 until 8 p.m. today at Ustick Donelson Funeral Home. Graveside services, 11 a.m. Monday, July 27, at Fairview Cemetery in La Junta, Rev. Charlie Little officiating. Interment, Fairview Cemetery, La Junta. Memorials may be made to charity of choice.

Gardner, Frances M.
Frances M. Gardner - Pueblo Chieftain - April 17, 2005 - Frances M. Gardner. On April 14, 2005, our beloved Mom and “Mamo” passed away in Pueblo. She faced death with the same courage and dignity in which she lived her life. We were blessed to have her in our lives and she will be so greatly missed. Frances was born in Pueblo on May 22, 1911, graduated from Central High School in 1931 and lived her entire life in Pueblo. She is survived by her daughter, Norma (Wayne) Harre; granddaughters, Diane Wilson and Linda Harre; great-grandchildren, Jennifer, Jaimie, Justin and Michelle; great-great-grandchildren, Isabel and Anthony; special cousins, Estelle Minatta, Don, Mary and Laura Gavato; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, John Cecil Gardner; granddaughter, Shirley Harre Mast; brother, Warren Valentine; and sister-in-law, Velma Valentine. Frances was a member of Central Christian Church, Past Matron and 50-year member of Adah Chapter No. 34 OES, and a 50-year member of Ruhamah Temple No. 71, Daughter of the Nile. She was a member and served as presiding officer in numerous other groups and was especially proud to have helped organize her 50-year high school class reunion. She loved to entertain guests in her home. Frances and Cecil traveled many miles in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, thoroughly enjoying their retirement. Please take a moment to reflect upon how mom touched your lives and how your life was better for her being in it. Alzheimer's claimed pieces of Mom's life long before death took her. It took away things she enjoyed most like being with her family, friends and her dog Misty, reading and her lovely home. Our greatest wish is that no other person or family will need to face that. In lieu of flowers or food, the family respectfully requests that donations be made in memory of Frances to the Alzheimer's Association, to her favorite charity the Al Kaly Shrine Transportation Fund, or to the charity of your choice, directly or through the mortuary. Mrs. Gardner's family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Belmont Lodge and Dr. Michael Rendler for their kind and compassionate care these past several years. Visitation for Frances will be held from 2 until 6 p.m. today, Sunday April 17, 2005, at the Davis Mortuary. Private family services will be held.

Gardner, Fred
Fred Gardner - Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain - February 13, 1879 - Death On the Trail. To a person who has never crossed the snowy range in the winter time it is next to impossible to convey an idea of the perils encountered by those who have to traverse the narrow, steep and treacherous trails in some of the mountain passes. Snow slides are of frequent occurrence especially in the early winter before the snow which falls very rapidly has become packed. A very slight jar or agitation will sometimes start an avalanche of several acres. The last victim we have heard of was Mr. Joseph Sellars, the faithful carrier who carries the mail from Silverton to Barber's ranch. The trail crosses the range at Cunningham gulch, and it is a dangerous road even in the summer time. He was coming east a week ago last Thursday and at Deep creek, a locality about one mile beyond Grassy Hill station, he was caught in a slide and carried down into a deep ravine and buried several feet under the snow. Mr. W. D. Watson, the keeper of Grassy Hill station, and several others exerted themselves to recover the body but did not succeed till the Monday following in finding him. The above particulars are gleaned from the Del Norte Prospector, and yesterday we learned from C. L. Weinberg that two other citizens of Silverton perished at the same time. One of them is named Morrison and the other Fred Gardner, a young lawyer formerly of Pueblo, and well known to many of our citizens. The mail had not been recovered at last accounts.

Gardner, Hanna M.
Hanna M. Gardner – Colorado Weekly Chieftain – January 24, 1878 – Died in Del Norte on the 17th inst., of pneumonia, Hanna M., wife of Joseph Gardner, aged 48 years. Mrs. Gardner was a native of Evans, New York state, and has resided in Del Norte about one year, where her two brothers E. J. and J. H. Shaw came about six years ago and where they still reside. Ah, our dear departed wife, mother and sister, thou hast gone, and dark clouds of sorrow hover above us, yet through them we catch occasional glimpses of heaven, and we feel that God's welcome “Come up hither,” was whispered to you. We will miss thee sadly as we continue our earthly journey along, yet we are consoled with the belief that when we lay aside the things of earth, and near that other land, thou, O our dear departed, will meet us, and welcome us to a world where all is peace, and parting is unknown.

Gardner, James Harold
James Harold Gardner - Pueblo Chieftain - October 17, 2003 - James Harold Gardner, born August 8, 1915, passed away on October 14, 2003. Jim was a life long Pueblo resident. He was preceded in death by his devoted wife of 57 years, Ruby, his beloved mother Ella Gardner, Uncle Thomas Gardner, Aunts Edna (Wilbur) Hughes and Anna Morgan. Cousins Pearl (Art) Hagist, Thelma (Dwight) Clay, Edna (Tom) Sears and Geraldine Mead. In-laws John (Lola) Lucas, brother-in-law Harold (Virginia) Lucas, sister-in-law Effie Sitton, nephew David Sitton and son-in-law Kenneth McGraw. Jim is survived by his daughter Nancy McGraw, grandson Corey McGraw, brother-in-law John Sitton and his companion Anna Jo McAvoy, nephew Raymond (June) Sitton and cousin Martha Sears Crouch, daughter Pamela Woodberry, and Claudia (Paul) Harry, close in-laws Doris, Clayton (Nonnie) McGraw, lifelong friend Harold Pryor and good neighbors Rudy and Francis Blankis. Jim was a 1937 Central graduate. He worked for Hughes Oil Company and operated a streetcar until his induction into the Army where he served 3 years at Juneau, Alaska. He then operated city buses until he was employed by the Security Division at the CF&I from 1957 until 1979. Jim enjoyed his retirement by traveling with his wife Ruby and enjoying his daughter and her family. Jim liked taking care of his best friend “Sammy”, long rides in the mountains and relaxing at home. Jim was know for being an extremely hard worker and always honest and completely devoted to his family. He will be greatly missed. Viewing from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral at Imperial Memorial Gardens Chapel at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 18, 2003 with Pastor Brad Monroe officiating. Interment Mountain View Cemetery. The family will greet friends at the Imperial Reception Hall after the interment.

Gardner, John S.
John S. Gardner - Pueblo Chieftain - November 09, 2000 - John S. Gardner, 96, born on Aug. 5, 1904, was called home to be with our Lord on Nov. 8, 2000. Preceded in death by parents, Thomas and Margaret Gardner; wife, Elizabeth; brothers, Robert, Tom, James, and Norman Gardner. John is survived by his daughter, Betty (Nevin) LaVan; and son, Ernie (Judi) Gardner; grandson, Jeff Gardner; granddaughters, Jennifer (Tim) Cody and Jean LaVan; great-grandsons, Jarod, Jacob and Jeremy Cody; brothers, Arnold (Ethel) Gardner and Walter (Marge) Gardner, both of Pueblo; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was a member of First Baptist Church, served as a Deacon there for many years, and attended Emmaus Men's Bible Class. At his request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with Pastor Wayne Dvirnak and Rev. Jim Harley officiating. Private interment, Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in his memory.

Gardner, Lela J.
Lela J. Gardner - Pueblo Chieftain - September 28, 1997 - Lela J. Gardner, 89, passed away Sept. 27, 1997. Survived by her daughter, Shirley Jean Rigg of Kent, Wash.- brother, Walter Camack of Pueblo- sister, Eva Freeman of Chico, Calif.- grandchildren, Kim (Jonathan) Kobayashi of Seattle, Wash., Randy (Vicki) Rigg of Santa Clarita, Danelle (Arden) Hodgins of Asotin, Wash., Kelly (Kari) Rigg of Seattle, Wash.- six great-grandchildren- and numerous nephews and nieces. Preceded in death by husband, Robert V. Gardner on April 7, 1980- son, Robert S. Gardner in April 1970- sisters, Thelma Murten, Elsie Kirk and Edna Smiley- and brothers, Charles and Edward Camack. Born to James and Hettie Camack on Dec. 18, 1907, in Mineral Wells, Texas. Member of Park Hill Christian Church. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 3, 1997, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Charlene Nimmo officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Park Hill Christian Church.

Gardner, Norma Harriet
Norma Harriet Gardner - Pueblo Chieftain - August 14, 2005 - Norma Harriet Gardner passed away on July 31, 2005, at Brighton Gardens of Colorado Springs. Norma was a lifelong Colorado resident. She was born Sept. 1, 1914, to William Frank and Weeva Mae Cheek. Norma grew up in the Arkansas Valley where she met Robert Montgomery Gardner. After they were married on Jan. 1, 1936, they moved to Pueblo where Norma lived for 60 years. She resided in Colorado Springs her last seven years. Norma's passions and interests were her family, her cats, square dancing, ballroom dancing, duplicate bridge, traveling, music, and a ridiculously clean house. She was the President of her local PEO Chapter, a Worthy Matron in Eastern Star, a member of the Assistance League, a member of the Pueblo Country Club, and a bridge Life Master. Norma is preceded in death by her loving husband of 44 years, Robert Montgomery Gardner. She is survived by her children, Robert C. Gardner, M.D., (Marcia) of Colorado Springs, and Jayne (Philip M.D.) Ziporin of Golden; four grandchildren, Robert C. Gardner Jr. of Houston, Laurie Geisz of Colorado Springs, Scott Ziporin M.D. of St. Louis, and Eric Ziporin of Denver; and five great-grandchildren. In spite of her vision and hearing disabilities, Norma remained a gregarious, generous and dignified lady until her last day. Norma's cremated remains will be inurned at Imperial Memorial Gardens in Pueblo. A memorial service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005, at Brighton Gardens, 1685 South 21st Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Silver Key, 2250 Bott Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80904.

Gardner, Olive
Olive Sandtorf Gardner - Pueblo Chieftain - May 16, 1999 - Olive Sandtorf Gardner, 88, of Pueblo, passed away Thursday, May 13, 1999. She is predeceased by her husband, William A. Gardner. She is survived by her sons, William A. (Eren) Gardner Jr. and Frank H. Gardner, both of Joplin, Mo., and Fred L. Gardner of Oklahoma- daughters, Bonnie Gardner-Johnson of Joplin, Mo., and Jeanne Gardner of Pueblo- four grandchildren- numerous great-grandchildren- sister, Adeline Dayton- and sister-in-law, Anna Mae Sandtorf of Boise, Idaho. Inurnment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Wheaton, Mo. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wheaton Cemetery for perpetual care in her name through the funeral home. Arrangements by T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel.

Gardner, Patricia
Patricia Gardner - Pueblo Chieftain - November 09, 1998 - Patricia Gardner, 78, of Pueblo passed away Nov. 8, 1998. Survived by son, Robin Moe" (Nancy) Gardner- granddaughter, Shelly (Keith) Morrill- and great-grandchildren, Jessie and Tori Morrill. Preceded in death by husband, Paul Gardner, in 1973- sister- and five brothers. Mrs. Gardner took care of many children in her day care throughout the years. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Viewing, noon until 5 p.m. today and 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Gardner, Robert
Robert Gardner - Huerfano World - January 28, 1993 - Robert Gardner of Walsenburg died Jan. 20, 1993 in Pueblo. Born July 5, 1901, in Edinburgh, Scotland, he came to Walsenburg at the age of one with his parents. He was a deputy sheriff for Huerfano County for several years and taught first aid classes. Mr. Gardner was a Royal Arch Mason of Huerfano Lodge No. 27 and a member of United Methodist Church in Walsenburg. His wife, Stella, died in 1990. Survivors include a son, Robert, Northglenn; two daughters, Violet Thurston, Arvada and Charlotte Rowett, Pueblo, seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren; four brothers, James, John, Walter, and Arnold, all of Pueblo; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service was from Davis Memorial Chapel in Pueblo. Burial was in Imperial Cemetery.

Gardner, Roy
Roy Gardner - Pueblo Chieftain - June 19, 1987 - Roy Gardner, 66, Route 1, Las Animas, died Wednesday in La Junta. Mr. Gardner was a farmer in the Keller area for many years. He married Dorothy Faye Bell, June 6, 1943, in Las Animas. He is survived by his wife, one brother, Lloyd Gardner of Las Animas, many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. from the Powell-Kuhns Chapel with interment in the Las Animas cemetery.

Gardner, Ruby Delores
Ruby Delores Gardner - Pueblo Chieftain - September 03, 2003 - Ruby Delores Gardner was born Sept. 22, 1918, in Pueblo, Colo. She departed this life on Aug. 26, 2003. Ruby was preceded in death by her father, John Lucas; mother, Lola Evans Lucas; sister, Effie Sitton; nephew, David Sitton; son-in-law, Kenneth McGraw; and numerous other relatives. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, James Gardner; daughter, Nancy McGraw, of Pueblo; grandson, Corey McGraw of Denver, Colo.; brother-in-law, John Sitton and his companion, Anna Jo McAvoy of Pueblo; nephew, Raymond (June) Sitton, of Toronto, Canada; her loving friend, Elizabeth Kaufman and family and numerous other relatives and friends. Ruby was a graduate of Centennial High School. Ruby loved her life, was a wonderful homemaker for her husband and daughter and helped raise her grandson who was her pride and joy. She devoted her life to listening to all, and could always be relied upon to keep their thoughts close to her heart. Ruby took great pride in her home and yard, and was always busy and happy to be outside, and loved long rides in the Colorado mountains. Ruby combined her level head and honesty with her love of life and took great pleasure in being a caregiver to people. She had a generous and unselfish nature. Ruby will always be missed by all who knew her. Viewing, 3 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Saturday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel with Pastor Brad Munroe officiating. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. The family will greet friends at 1220 Brown Ave. following the service. Donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice in Ruby's memory.

Garduna, Jose Maria
Jose "Joe" Maria Garduna - Pueblo Chieftain - September 19, 1998 - Jose "Joe" Maria Garduna, 90. Vigil service, 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998. Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 21, 1998. Both services at St. Peter Catholic Church, Rocky Ford. Burial at Valley View Cemetery.

Gardunio, Adolfo Jose
Adolfo Jose Gardunio - Pueblo Chieftain - January 16, 2003 - Adolfo Jose Gardunio, 96, of Pueblo, formerly of San Luis, went home to be with the Lord, Jan. 14, 2003. Born Aug. 5, 1906, in San Luis, Colo. Preceded in death by his wife, Maria Grace Gardunio; parents, Manuel and Martina Gardunio; brother, Victor Gardunio; sisters, Amadita Trujillo, Carmelita Gardunio and Manuelita Gardunio. Also preceded in death by eight infant children. Survived by his children, Orlinda (Enrique) Guzman, Pueblo, Carmen Deherrera, San Luis, Louisa (Sam) Valdez, San Luis, Tomas (Teresa) Gardunio, Las Vegas, Nev., Delia (Eliu) Martinez, Fort Collins, Martha (Alfonso) Deherrera, San Luis, Pat (Ernie) Martinez, Pueblo, Leova (J. Edward) Flora, Fort Collins, Adolfo James (Hermelinda) Gardunio, Loveland, Irene Gardunio, Fort Collins. Also survived by 40 grandchildren, 70 great-grandchildren, and 39 great-great-grandchildren. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and 1 to 7 p.m. Friday. Prayer service, 7 p.m. Friday, and funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, all at Romero Chapel. Pastor Jimmy Padilla to officiate. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after both services or at 1741 Mohawk or 61 MacAlester Road.

Garduno, Aniceto
Aniceto “Tito” Garduno - Pueblo Chieftain - November 16, 2001 - Aniceto “Tito” Garduno, 77, passed away Nov. 14, 2001. Born in Lagunita, N.M., on Dec. 25, 1924. He worked for CF&I Steel from 1954 to 1984 until his retirement. He was a loyal member of the Steelworkers Union. He is best remembered as being a true family man. He loved playing his guitar and listening to music. He is preceded in death by his parents, Esequiel and Florana Garduno and his loving wife of 49 years, Florentina Garduno, as well as four infant children. Survived by children, Celistina “Chris” Romero, Paul (Ida) Garduno, Margarita (Jose) Zarazua, John (Denise) Garduno, Alfred (Denise) Garduno; special companion, Margaret Valerio; 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Also survived by brothers, Placido (Aurora) Garduno, Esequiel (Lorretta) Garduno; sister, Rita Floyd-Garduno; and best friend, Serifino Lucero. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Recitation of the Rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Donations can be made in his name to St. Joseph Catholic Church. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Garduno, Ben
Ben Garduno - Pueblo Chieftain - January 18, 2000 - Ben Garduno, 76, of Pueblo, passed away Jan. 16, 2000. Born July 3, 1923, in Trinidad, Colo. Preceded in death by brother, Lee Garduno, and sister, Helen Lucero. Survived by his wife, Alice Garduno, of the family home; children, Delbert (Maria) Garduno, Lakewood, Colo., Andrew Garduno, Denver, Berni (Tony) Perea, Pueblo, Laura (Tim) Roberts, Arvada, and Kathy (Carlos) Smoot, Thornton, Colo.; niece, Lindy Thurman, Pueblo; 16 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and numerous friends. Ben enjoyed card playing and gambling trips to Las Vegas and Cripple Creek. He also enjoyed the time he spent with his family. Cremation has taken place. Memorial funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Church, Rev. James Puthenchirayil Korah, celebrant. Inurnment of cremains at Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Holy Family Church Hall after the memorial Mass.

Garduno, Paul
Paul Garduno - Pueblo Chieftain - August 31, 2005 - Paul Garduno, 54, a lifetime Puebloan, passed away Aug. 27, 2005. He was born May 13, 1951, to the union of Aniceto and Florentina Garcia-Garduno, who preceded him in death; also a brother and a sister. Mr. Garduno retired from the Colorado State Hospital and he also worked for Titan Shield Security for 12 years. He graduated in 1970 from Pueblo County High School. Survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Ida A. Vigil Garduno; children, Paul Garduno, Yolanda Garduno, Kristie (Anthony Montoya) Garduno; stepdaughter, Judy Vigil; seven grandchildren; and siblings, Celestina Romero, John (Denise) Garduno, Alfred (Denise) Garduno and Margarita (Martin) Zarazua. Paul loved spending time with his grandkids, nieces and nephews. He attended church every Sunday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. He would sit outside every evening enjoying the beautiful weather. Visitation, noon until 4 p.m. today. Rosary, 10 a.m. Thursday, with funeral Mass to follow at St. Francis Xavier Church, with Father Patrick Uju Okeahialam, CSSp, as celebrant. Cremation to follow. Family at 1531 Spruce St.

Garduno, Teddy
Teddy Garduno - Pueblo Chieftain - June 12, 1999 - Teddy Garduno, 88, passed away June 9, 1999. Predeceased by his wife, Stella Garduno- daughter, Mary Jo Davis- and sons-in-law, Joe Cash and Anthony "Dunner" Horvat. Survived by daughters, Angela Cash and Betty (John) Baca-son-in-law, Roy Davis- seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Mr. Garduno was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army. He was retired from the Pueblo Army Depot. Teddy was a well-known musician, lifetime member of BPOE No. 90 and the American Legion. Rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday. Both services at St. Leander Church. Interment, Memorial Gardens. The family may be contacted at 143 Gamble Lane.

Garibay, Ramona
Ramona Becerra Garibay - Durango Herald – November 10, 1998 - Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at La Junta Catholic Church for Ramona Garibay, a former Bayfield middle school teacher, who died Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, near Walsenburg from a car accident. She was 43. Father Thomas Hinni, CM, will officiate at services. A vigil will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the La Junta Catholic Church. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in La Junta following the funeral Mass. Mrs. Garibay was born Ramona Becerra Aug. 31, 1955, in La Junta, before moving to Durango in 1993. She married Guillermo Garibay in 1984 at Colorado Springs. Mrs. Garibay attended school in La Junta and graduated from La Junta High School in 1973. She attended the University of Colorado at Boulder before transferring to the University of Northern Colorado where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree and her master's degree in language and archaeology. Mrs. Garibay went on to work in retail, as a teacher, and also as a court interpreter in Colorado Springs. After moving to Durango in 1993, she was director of the Ballet Colores Latino dance group. The group entertained at universities and various events. She is survived by her husband, Guillermo, of Durango; three sons, Nicholas Bangan of Garland, Texas, Marcos Garibay and Armando Garibay of Durango.

Garitson, William Henry
William Henry Garitson - Walsenburg World – February 4, 1929 - Gardner Resident Buried Thursday - Funeral services for William Henry Garitson who died at this home in Gardner last Tuesday were held in the Gardner cemetery Thursday afternoon with the Rev. F.L. Mason officiating. Garitson had been living in the Gardner district since 1908 and was one of the best known ranchers of the county. One daughter, Mrs. Emma Louise Ickes of Denver and three sons, Clarence C. of Kemmerer, Wyoming, Henry Floyd of Alamosa and William P. of Gardner survive.

Garles, Laura
Laura Garles - Pueblo Chieftain - July 30, 1997 - Laura Garles passed away July 25, 1997, Seattle, Wash. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army, Seattle White Center Corps., P.O. Box 4633, Seattle, Wash., 98126-0333. Arrangements by McCarthy-Comer Rose Chapel, 329 Goodnight.

Garlich, Kathryn Clare
Kathryn Clare Garlich - Colorado Springs Gazette - June 24, 1993 - Kathryn Clare Garlich, 86, of Colorado Springs died June 23, 1993, at a local hospital. She was a teacher. A rosary will be said at 8 p.m. today at Holy Family Catholic Church, 331 Main St., Security. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Church. Burial will be at Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo. Rivera Funeral Home, Pueblo, is handling arrangements. Mrs. Garlich was born Jan. 19, 1907, in Mondamin, Iowa, to Thomas and Elizabeth McEvoy. Before moving to Colorado Springs, she had lived in Pueblo for 43 years. She attended Mount St. Mary's, Creighton University and Iowa State Teachers College. Mrs. Garlich taught at public and parochial schools in Colorado, Iowa and Nebraska, including St. Francis Xavier School in Pueblo. She was a founder of the Women's Education Program at Oregon State Penitentiary. She was married Aug. 17, 1930, to Edward V. Garlich, who is deceased. She is survived by a son, Edward V. Jr. of McLean, Va.; a daughter, Ritaclare Britton of London; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Columban Fathers, St. Columbans, Neb. 68056.

Garlick, Sophie
Sophie (Swiegle) Garlick - Pueblo Chieftain - May 18, 1986 - Sophie (Swiegle) Garlick, 72, passed away May 15, 1986, after a lengthy illness in Trinidad State Nursing Home. Born June 28, 1913, to John and Mary (Gabrenja) Swiegle in Pennsylvania. Survived by daughter, Jean (George) Salbato; grandchildren, Craig Salbato, Lisa Salbato, Tammy (Tony) Paradisa, Trinidad; four brothers, John (Eda) Swiegle, Trinidad, Bill (Lucile) Hirbernik, Sisters, Ore., Frank (Caroline) Swiegle, Pueblo, Robert (Eleanor) Hirbernik, Pueblo; four sisters, Louise (Nick) Ferroglio, Trinidad, Dorothy (Charles) Mantelli, Roswell, N.M., Christina Zuvanich, Hemet, Calif., and Ann (Ken) Pryor, Pueblo; brother-in-law, Leon Swift, Trinidad; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Preceded in death by husband, Bennett, in 1975; and sister, Mary Swift, in 1976. She was employed for many years at Hausman/Riverside Drugstore and retired from Taravino's Dress Shop. Member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, FNPJ Lodge No. 714, Western Slavonic Association No. 51, VFW Fisher's Peak Auxiliary. Mrs. Garlick will lie in state at Valdez Mortuary from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday. A rosary will be recited at Holy Trinity Catholic Church at 7 p.m. Monday. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Patrick Walsh at Holy Trinity Catholic Church at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Interment will follow in Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. Casket escorts will be Ed Mantelli, Max Palovich, Joe Bubnic, Guy Malinaro, Manuel Bueno and Frank Malinaro. Family may be contacted at 715 E. Second, Trinidad.

Garlo, Joseph
Joseph Garlo - Brandon Bell - September 5, 1913 - Assassin Kills Steel Boss - Pueblo - Fired on from the dark by an assassin believed to be either a black hand member or one engaged in settling a grudge of long standing, Joseph Garlo, a “straw” boss at the steel works, and the father of seven children, was fatally wounded, but before he died he raised himself on his hips, drew a revolver and fired three times at his assailant.

Garlutzo, Ernest L.
Ernest L. Garlutzo - Pueblo Chieftain - May 15, 1987 - Ernest L. Garlutzo, 72, of Trinidad departed this earth to dwell in the house of the Lord on May 13, 1987. Husband of Rosemary. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, May 15, at Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home. Rosary will be recited 7 p.m. Friday at Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday at Mount Carmel Church with Edward Andray, celebrant, and Father Russ Meyerhofer, con-celebrant. Interment at Trinidad Catholic Cemetery.

Garlutzo, Josephine
Josephine Garlutzo - Pueblo Chieftain - September 16, 1986 - Josephine Garlutzo of Trinidad, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 1986, in Denver. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Carmel Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday. Interment, Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. The family can be contacted at 957 Western Ave., Trinidad.

Garlutzo, Michael
Michael Garlutzo - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home - January 11, 2004 - Michael Garlutzo, age 48, passed away on January 7, 2004. He was born on September 13, 1955 in Trinidad, CO to Carmel and Betty Garlutzo. He graduated from Trinidad High School and attended Trinidad State Junior College. Michael also attended a watch repair training school. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Michael was an avid sportsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and various outdoor activities. He was an enthusiastic Denver Bronco fan. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, father, Carmel and brother, Rick. He is survived by his mother, Betty; son, Sean Garlutzo of Trinidad; daughter, Krystin Garlutzo of Denver; brothers, Gary Garlutzo, Jim (Kathy) Garlutzo, both of Trinidad and Bill (Robyn) Garlutzo of Centennial, CO; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation will be Sunday, January 11 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, January 12 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Father Eugene Renard, S.J. officiating. Interment will follow at Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. The family requests donations be made to the Trinidad Catholic School in his name. The family may be contacted at 603 Willow, Trinidad, CO 81082. The family of Michael Garlutzo has entrusted arrangements to the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home.

Garman, Edythe
Edythe Garman - Pueblo Chieftain - July 01, 1997 - Edythe Garman, 84, passed away in Pueblo, June 29, 1997. Survived by her niece, Marcia (Thomas) Garman Laux of Kalispell, Mont.- nephew, Jeff Garman of Pueblo- grand nephews, Wade Markus of Indianapolis, Ind., Dan Markus of Pueblo- and sister-in-law, Dorothy Garman. Preceded in death by her husband, Harold Garman, in 1996- her parents, Erne and Lula Morse- and niece, Sandra Garman Markus. Born on Nov. 9, 1912, in Fort Morgan, Colo. At her request there will be no viewing nor service. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Interment in Fort Morgan, Colo.

Garman, Gerald G.
Gerald (Jerry) G. Garman - Pueblo Chieftain - September 30, 1987 - Gerald (Jerry) G. Garman, 76, passed away at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital on Sept. 28, 1987. Mr. Garman is survived by his wife, Dorothy; daughters, Sandra (Conrad) Markus of Alamosa, Marcia Garman of Pueblo West; and son, Jeff Garman of Pueblo. He also is survived by two grandsons, Wade and Dan Markus; brother, Harold (Edythe) Garman of Pueblo; aunts, Vera Stafford of Belleville, Kan., and Mr. and Mrs. Vic Harvey of Republic, Kan. Mr. Garman was born in Republic, Kan., on Aug. 5, 1911, and was reared in Fort Morgan. He served in World War II as captain with the Third Army and was a recipient of the Bronze Star and World War II Victory Medal. Mr. Garman was a registered pharmacist and was previously employed as pharmacy manager with King Soopers. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 31 and the Elks Lodge No. 90. Service, 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 1987, at Imperial Chapel. Interment, Veterans Court of Honor, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Fort Carson to perform military graveside rites. The family will receive friends at Imperial Reception Hall following interment.

Garnand, Birdie Catherine
Birdie Catherine Garnand – Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph – September 2, 1986, Page B2 - Birdie Catherine Garnand, 67, of Colorado Springs, died Friday at a local hospital. She had been a homemaker. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1705 N. Murray Blvd., with Lowell Lemesany officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Ms. Garnand was born March 28, 1919, in Pueblo, and was a lifelong resident of Colorado.

Garner, Charles
Charles "Frank" Garner - Pueblo Chieftain - October 05, 2004 - Charles "Frank" Garner passed away Oct. 2, 2004. Beloved husband of Dorothy; father of Jody (Ray) Kline, Chuck (Jacque) Garner, Alice (Doug) Watson, Frankie (Ken) Scott, and chosen daughter, Neva (Don Nesbitt) Storms. Grandfather of 11 and great-grandfather of 13. Brother of Robert Garner. Also survived by his caregiver, John McMillan. He is preceded in death by his parents, Rufus and Hazel Garner; two sisters, three brothers, one daughter, Louise Camper; three infant grandchildren and one loving grandson, Chad Kline. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at the Fellowship of the Rockies. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either Fellowship of the Rockies or Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home office.

Garner, Cortez
Cortez Garner - Pueblo Chieftain - November 8, 1987 - Cortez Garner, 79. Visitation from noon until 5 p.m. today at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, 1987, at Imperial Chapel, with the Rev. Earl D. Farris officiating. Interment, Singing Tower, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Garner, Donald Glenn
Donald Glenn Garner - Pueblo Chieftain - May 17, 2001 - Donald Glenn Garner, age 66, born April 10, 1935, in Pueblo, Colo., passed away May 16, 2001. Married to Donna L. Garner April 7, 1956, and celebrated 45 years of marriage. Survived by loving wife, Donna Garner; son, Wayne Garner; daughter, Gay (Terryl) Jordan; grandchildren, Cole Garner, Hope Jordan; and brother, Arthur Garner. Don retired from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 12 of Pueblo, Colo. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2001, at T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Garner, Lena M.
Lena M. Garner - Pueblo Chieftain - August 29, 2000 - Lena M. Garner, 83, departed Aug. 27, 2000. Born, Aug. 20, 1917, in Atlanta, Mo., to Ray and May (nee Daugherty) Newmyer. Married to Howard Fullinwider at Center, Colo. Preceded in death by her daughter, Gloria Fullinwider, and infant daughter. Survived by her husband, Clyde W. Garner, Pueblo; son, James (Claudette) Fullinwider, Englewood, Colo.; daughter, Lula Belle (Ronald) Beeman, Pueblo; grandchildren, Ray Fullinwider, Chandler, Ariz., Lori Fullinwider, Denver, Colo., Bill and Rob Roy, Emmaus, Pa., Rhonda Beeman-Lowe, Colorado Springs, Colo.; 10 great-grandchildren, four stepchildren, numerous nieces and nephews; sister, Ethel (Anthony) Ponik, Pueblo; brothers, Harry Newmyer, Grantville, Ga., Joe Newmyer, Delta, Colo., George Newmyer, Center, Colo., and Earl (JoAnn) Newmyer, Mead, Colo. She will lie in state at the funeral home on Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Dan Wodiuk as speaker and at 1 p.m. on Friday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Monte Vista. Interment will follow at the Monte Vista Cemetery. Those who desire may make memorials to a charity of choice through the funeral home office.

Garner, Marguerite J.
Marguerite J. Garner - Pueblo Chieftain - March 09, 2004 - Marguerite J. Garner, 73, born April 16, 1930, passed away March 6, 2004. Preceded in death by her mother, Maxine Lynch; and daughter, Melissa Sindeband. Survived by her husband, Robert Garner; sons, Richard (Lesli) Sindeband and Michael (Renee) Sindeband; and stepdaughters, Robbin (Bill) Belding and Rebecca (Robert) Hadley. Also survived by 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and best friend, Mary Wilbur. At her request, no viewing or services with cremation. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association, MADD, St. Jude's Children's Hospital or to a charity of your choice. Family to receive friends from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, at the family home.

Garner, Nathan Glen
Nathan Glen Garner - Pueblo Chieftain - November 21, 2004 - Nathan Glen Garner, 25, passed away Nov. 19, 2004. Survived by parents, Leroy and Vicky Garner; brothers and sisters, Debbie Garner, Christy Pacho, Aaron (Heidi) Garner, Jared Garner, Johanna Garner, Jeremiah Garner; grandmother, Gwendolyn Higdon; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by his brothers, David Garner and Leroy Garner Jr. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. Monday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Tuesday at LDS Stake Center.

Garner, Richard G.
Richard G. Garner - Pueblo Chieftain - February 09, 2006 - Richard G. Garner, 70, of Rye, passed away Feb. 6, 2006. He is survived by his adoring wife of 16 years, Dawn Garner; children, Cheryl (Phil Wright) Garner, Vickie Garner, Carrie (Ari) Swartz, Troy Lagrotteria, Dawn Angel Bensley; grandchildren, Brian, Rachel, Ezekiel, Starr, Skye, Elijah, Ashley, Kayla; brothers, Howard (Marilyn) Garner, Lloyd Garner; his four beloved cats, Twinky, Jollicle, Oreo and Baby; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends. Preceded in death by his first wife, Jacqueline Garner; brother, Paul Garner; and his favorite cat “Rosco." Richard was born Jan. 9, 1936, in Oklahoma City, Okla. He was an electrical engineer at White Sands Missile Range for 35 years. In his retirement, he was manager of the Greenhorn Inn. Richard loved the outdoors and was a spelunker, loved all animals, especially cats. He was a very self-sufficient man who could build or fix anything. Richard will be remembered most for being a very unconventional and “forward thinking,” yet a “crusty, soft-hearted man.” Memorial service, 2 p.m. at Valley Community Church, 4253 Mercantile Street, Colorado City, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006.

Garner, Virginia Lee
Virginia Lee Garner - Pueblo Chieftain - November 28, 2004 - Virginia Lee Garner, 74, passed away Nov. 26, 2004. Survived by her daughter, Marsha (Bob) Wickwar of Littleton, Colo.; stepchildren, Tamara Garner and Ken (Terry) Garner, all of Fort Collins; siblings, Jean (Alvin) Rose and Gail (Beverly) Coats, all of Miami, Okla.; sister-in-law, Tillie Coats; grandchildren, Valerie and Michael Wickwar; stepgrandchildren, Amy, Andrea and Jessica Garner; special friend, Don Hansen; numerous nieces and nephews; neighbors and friends. Preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Garner; son, Richard Hansen; siblings, Leon Coats and Midge (John) Moulton. Virginia was born Nov. 15, 1930, in Miami, Okla., to Essie and Edward Coats and was a member of Lake Avenue Baptist Church. Viewing at the funeral home Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Tuesday 9 a.m. to service time. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. George White officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Fuente de Vida at Sangre de Cristo Hospice and Palliative Care, through the funeral home.

Garner, Viva Julia
Viva Julia (Rickey) Garner - Pueblo Chieftain - August 17, 2003 - Viva Julia (Rickey) Garner, 91, passed away Aug. 15, 2003. Born April 26, 1912, to Charles and Perlina Belle Rickey who preceded her in death, along with her loving husband of 58 years, Samuel Lee Garner in 1992; son, Jack Garner in 1995; daughter, Alice Ann Langdon in 1997; four sisters and one brother. Survived by her son, Fred (Marion) Garner; eight grandchildren, David and Mike Langdon, Scott Garner, Denise Pedigo, Suzanne Stavast, Andrea Mashhadi, Sara and John Garner; nine great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and special friends. Viva was a member of Park Hill Christian Church for many years. Visitation, 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, at Imperial Funeral Home. Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday, Park Hill Christian Church. Viva will be buried in the Florence, Colo., Union Cemetery, beside her husband, Samuel L. Garner, as well as her mother and father.

Garner, William A.
William A. Garner - Brandon Bell - April 23, 1915 - William A. Garner, 78, Dead - Trinidad, Colo. - William A. garner, 78, pioneer resident of Las Animas county, who died at his home east of the city, was a Civil War veteran and at one time acting governor of the state of Tennessee, and a member of the state Senate there for a number of years, following the war.

Garnes, Neva Lee
Neva Lee Garnes - Walsenburg World-Independent - March 11, 1940 - Funeral services for Neva Lee Garnes, in daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Garnes of La Veta were held Sunday with the Unfug-Peet mortuary in charge. The baby died Saturday. She is survived by a sister, Joyce Marie.

Garnett, Helen M.
Helen M. (Jagger) Garnett - Pueblo Chieftain - July 21, 1998 - Helen M. (Jagger) Garnett, 87, passed away July 19, 1998. She is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond J. Garnett. Survived by children, Mary (Gabe) Gradisar, John (Gloria) Garnett, Raymond (Doris) Garnett, Robert Garnett, Jane Garnett, Thomas (Kathy) Garnett, James (Linda) Garnett, all of Pueblo. Also many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private family viewing. , Wednesday, 10 a.m., Christ the King Church. Please omit food and flowers.

Garnett, Lecky
Lecky Garnett - Pueblo Chieftain - January 06, 1998 - Lecky Garnett passed away in Atlanta, Ga., on Jan. 1, 1998. Survived by her niece, Becky Fern, Atlanta, Ga.- her nephews, David, from Ohio, Don (Charlotte) Garnett of Pueblo, Robert Garnett, Monte Vista, and Tom Garnett, Boulder, Colo.- as well as numerous grandnieces and nephews. Graveside service, Tuesday, 2 p.m., Roselawn Cemetery. Lecky Garnett. Graveside service, Wednesday, 10 a.m., Roselawn Cemetery. Note date and time change for service. (1-7-98 edition).

Garnett, Robert E.
Robert E. (Bob) Garnett - Pueblo Chieftain - November 04, 2003 - Robert E. (Bob) Garnett, passed away on Nov 1, 2003. Born Sept. 4, 1941, is survived by his daughter, Barbara (Donnie) Darras and two precious grandchildren, Robert and Nicholos. His is also survived by siblings Mary Lou (Gabe) Gradisar, John (Gloria) Garnett, Raymond (Doris) Garnett, Jane Garnett, Tom (Kathy Garnett, Jim Garnett and dearly loved friends Lenae, Tristen and many others whose lives he has touched. Memorial service will be held on Nov. 4, 2003 at Center for Inner Peace

Garnhart, Anna S.
Anna S. Garnhart - Pueblo Chieftain - March 21, 2006 - Anna S. Garnhart, born Aug. 19, 1918, in Goldfield, Colo., to John and Rose Levstik, passed away March 20, 2006. Preceded in death by her parents; brothers, John and Henry Levstik; and sisters, Rose Ballas and Virginia “Bebe” Perryman. Survived by sisters, Edith Ovechka and Evelyn (Thayne) Mitchell; daughter, Arleen (Robert) DeGree; numerous nieces and nephews; and sister-in-law, Margarite Levstik. Anna was retired from Safeway stores after working there for 27 years. The family will receive friends during the viewing, 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, George McCarthy Funeral Home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Garnhart, Jean Rae
Jean Rae Garnhart - Pueblo Chieftain - December 13, 2003 - Jean Rae Garnhart, 54, passed away peacefully and pain free Dec. 7, 2003. She was born on Jan. 29, 1949 and now is reunited with her friends and family. “Mom” leaves her cherished memories to her four children, Randy Field, Matthew (Judy) Thomason, Sean (Mary Jo) Garnhart, and Shirley (Tony) Graff. Cremation; there will be a gathering in memory of her on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2003 and Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003 in the evening at 1605 E. 3rd Street, Pueblo.

Garone, Mary
Mary Garone - Pueblo Chieftain - April 6, 1996 - Mary Garone, 81, went to be with the Lord on April 1, 1996. Survivors include husband, Tony; son, Mario (Charlotte) Lenzini of Pueblo; brothers, James (Josephine) Serracino, Detroit, Mich., Gus (Virginia) Serracino and Pete (Nita) Serracino of Pueblo; sister, Louise (Marion) Benfatti, Pueblo; grandchildren, Richard (Daneilja) Lenzini, Las Vegas, Nev., Carla Lenzini, Lakewood, Colo.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Member of Christ the King Church, were funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 8, 1996. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The family requests that no food be brought to the home. Arrangements by McCarthy-Comer Funeral Home, 329 Goodnight.

Garone, Nick
Nick Garone - Pueblo Chieftain - January 07, 2000 - Nick Garone, 96, a lifetime resident of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord Jan. 5, 2000. He was retired from the CF&I after 35 years of dedicated service. He enjoyed photography, radio and baseball. He also enjoyed politics. He was a longtime member of the CF&I Retired Man's Club and AARP of Pueblo. He is predeceased by his parents, Gabriel and Rosaria Garone; and brothers, Joseph, Dominick, Carl and John Garone. He is survived by his sisters, Rose Engman, Oregon, and Josephine Nicksich, Pueblo; brother, Anthony (Vi) Garone, Pueblo; and numerous nieces and nephews. There will be a 10 a.m. Mass on Saturday at St. Pius Catholic Church. Interment will be at Roselawn Cemetery.

Garren, J. M. (Mrs.)
Mrs. J. M. Garren - Huerfano World - November 1, 1990 - This Week in La Veta History - 1918: Died, Robert Denton, Julia J. Stone, Joseph H. Hunter and Mrs. J.M. Garren.

Garren, Margaret May
Margaret May Garren - La Veta Signature - March 16, 1989 - Funeral services were held Saturday at the United Methodist Church for Mrs. Margaret May Garren, 95, of La Veta, who died Wednesday, May 8, at her home of apparent cardiac arrest. Mrs. Garren was born on December 25, 1893 in Walsenburg to an early Huerfano County family, the late David and Mary Phillips Firm. She grew up on a ranch near Mt. Baldy until moving to La Veta where her father had built their home; the same home in which she was living at the time of her death. She attended eight grades of country school. She was married to Ralph Miles Garren who preceded her in death on October 23, 1956. Mrs. Garren was a member of the Presbyterian Church. When the local Presbyterian community disbanded, she attended the Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Mariposa Chapter, No. 63 of the order of Eastern Star, and was a member of the Kensington Club, and the Royal Neighbors of America. Surviving Mrs. Garren are her daughter, Marian Ross, and husband, Addison, of Canon City, four grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by a son, Ralph N. Garren, Sr., brothers Alec, Charles, Jim, and Walter Firm, sisters, Edith Sadleir, Jessie Gordon, Abbie McKissack, and Elizabeth Shank. Interment will be in the La Veta Cemetery.

Garren, Ralph Miles
Ralph Miles Garren - Huerfano World - October 31, 2002 - This Week in La Veta History - 1956: Ralph Miles Garren, 65, collapsed on Main Street and died of a heart attack. He leaves his wife Margaret May, son Ralph N. and daughter Marian M. Ross. [Editor's Note: Ralph Miles Garren died October 23, 1956. Obituary listed World Independent, October 24, 1956, Pages 1 and 8.]

Garrett, Bertha Mae
Bertha Mae Garrett - Pueblo Chieftain - February 14, 2006 - Bertha Mae Garrett, 84, passed away Feb. 12, 2006. She is survived by her children, Ruth (Alyn) Wolf of Colorado Springs, Linda (Vernon) Blazina of Pueblo, and Debra Garrett of Colorado Springs; grandchildren, April Wolf, Kevin Wolf and Derek (Brandi) Wolf; great-grandchildren, Hailee and Jaedon Wolf; sisters, Hilma (Orrin) Hibschle of Grand Junction, and Violet Lyons of Sacramento, Calif., and numerous nieces and nephews. Her husband, Harry W. Garrett; and her parents, William and Hilma Carson, preceded her in death. Bertha was born in Leadville on Feb. 6, 1922. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother. She had a beautiful voice and now is singing with heaven's angels. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2006, Rocky Mountain Calvary, 4285 N. Academy, Colorado Springs, with a reception following. Graveside service, 2:30 p.m., Mountain View Cemetery, 1315 Acero Ave., Pueblo. In lieu of flowers and food, those who desire may make donations in Bertha's memory to Lutheran Village Townhome Owner's Association in care of Montgomery and Steward Funeral Directors.

Garrett, Candus R.
Candus R. "Candy" (Schade) Garrett - Pueblo Chieftain - June 23, 2002 - Candus R. "Candy" (Schade) Garrett, 54, a Colorado Springs resident since 1974, passed away on June 20, 2002 at a local hospice. She was born on May 30, 1948, in Pueblo, Colo., to Robert M. and Henrietta "Grace" (Morgan) Schade, who survive and live in Canon City. She was an office manager and collections agent. Candy was a member of the El Paso County Contractors Association (with more than 20 years as the secretary/treasurer), the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, National Association of Women in Construction, the Classic Chevys of Colorado, Inc., and the Lone Feather Council Native American Organization. She was a 4-H and Girl Scout leader. Candy is survived by her parents; her daughter, Heather Masesie of Colorado Springs; her former husband, Ronald J. Garrett of Fort Myers, Fla.; three sisters, Sandra (husband, Earl) Wyant of Boone, Colo., Ardith Schade of Colorado Springs and Kathy (husband, Wayne) Vincent of Pueblo; and two grandchildren, Kristen and Katherine Masesie. Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2002, at the Shrine of Remembrance, "America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses. Memorial contributions may be made in Candy's memory to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903, or to the American Cancer Society 1445 N. Union Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80909.

Garrett, Frances Marie
Frances Marie Garrett - Pueblo Chieftain - July 18, 1998 - Frances Marie Garrett, 85, of Pueblo, passed away on July 16, 1998. Born on May 6, 1913, in Fredrick, Okla. Preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Thomas and Eleanor Garrett- sisters, Velma Bolden and Flora Williams- brothers, Arthur Garrett, Clarence Garrett and Nollie Garrett. She leaves to cherish her memory one daughter, Victoria Gray of California- one sister, Eva Mae Howell of Pueblo- nieces, Judy Howell of California, Linda (Mose) Ransom of Pueblo, Anita Garrett of Denver, and Gladys Doyle of Las Vegas, Nev.- nephews, Clyde (Sandra) Bolden and Gaston Garrett, both of Denver, and Gary (Bessie) Howell of Pueblo. Also survived by 10 great-nieces- three great-nephews- and three-great-great-nephews- and numerous cousins, friends and her First Church family. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Romero Chapel. Funeral service, 3 p.m. today at New Bethany Baptist Church, 2622 Lakeview, Minister Clyde Bolden, officiant. At her request, cremation to follow. Family will greet friends at the church after the service.

Garrett, Glen R.
Glen R. Garrett - Pueblo Chieftain - October 15, 1998 - Glen R. Garrett, 51, was born in Pueblo, Colo. He served in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged in 1965. Glen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern Colorado in 1972. He was the president and founder of Computrain Inc., which is a research software, training and consulting firm. Member of American Society for Industrial Security, A.S.T.D., Society of Petroleum Engineers and Society of Professional Log Analysts. Glen passed away April 5, 1996, in Washington, D.C. Survived by his wife, Lee Garrigan-Garrett of Alexandria, Va.- father, Al Garrett of Ozark, Mo.- children, Melissa Garrett of Pueblo, Mark Garrett of Denver, Kimberly Garrett of Phoenix, Ariz., and Michelle of Phoenix, Ariz.- brothers, Lester D. Garrett of Denver and Earl Poteet of Colorado Springs- sister, Linda Davenport of Hanau, Germany. Preceded in death by his mother, Lucille Poteet and stepfather, George Poteet. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, 1998, in the Garden of Prayer at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Garrett, James Edward Jr.
James Edward Garrett Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - June 25, 2006 - James Edward Garrett Jr., 42, passed away unexpectedly June 23, 2006. Survived by his wife, Marsha L. Lewis-Garrett of the family home in Pueblo West; children, Shawn Garrett, Kamerin Turner of Indianola, Neb., April Rasmeusen of Colorado Springs; father, James E. Garrett Sr.; brothers, David Garrett of Pueblo, Keith Garrett of Denver and Josh Williams of Colorado Springs. Also survived by his stepchildren, Jaeson Iovinella and Timothy Iovinella; mother-in-law, Jerry Beth Lewis of Pueblo; and numerous cousins, including Ken (Mary) Sumpter. Preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Jean Garrett on July 12, 1999. James was born on Oct. 12, 1963, in Ca–on City and was a longtime Pueblo area resident. He was an avid woodsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. At the time of his death, he was working for Shisler Concrete. Viewing at the funeral home, 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 28, 2006, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Earlene Cornell officiating. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Those who desire may make memorials to the Greenway and Nature Center of Pueblo, c/o Montgomery & Steward.

Garrett, Keith Leroy
Keith Leroy Garrett - Colorado Springs Gazette - January 9, 2008 - Keith Leroy Garrett, 87, died in a car wreck on Highway 24 on January 5, 2008. He was born December 25, 1920 a son of the late Thomas Leroy and Willa (Armstrong) Garrett in Franklin, Nebraska. Keith served in the United States Air Force from April 1944 to March 1973, when he retired as a Chief Master Sergeant. He was a Vietnam Veteran, and won numerous medals and citations during his military career. Keith had a four year degree from the University of Southern Colorado now Colorado State University where he graduated with Academic honors. He lived in such diverse places such as Lincoln, Nebraska; Wiesbaden, Germany and since January 1965 he resided in Cascade, Colorado. Keith was preceded in death by his first wife Jean Oundlyn Curry of Cheyenne, Wyoming in January 1982 whom he married in April 1941. He is survived by his wife of twenty-six years, Dolly Marie Garrett; two sons John LeRoy Garrett of Anchorage, Alaska and Michael Keith Garrett of Trinidad, Colorado; three step-sons Angelo, Mickeal, and Dominic, three grandsons Darryl Keith Garrett of Surprise, Arizona, Kevin Paul Garrett of Pontiac, Illinois and Thomas Keith Garrett; numerous step-grandchildren, one great-grandson and numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by a brother, Max D. Garrett, age 90 of New York City. Keith Garrett will always be remembered by family as a man who never had an enemy and a friend to anyone he met and shared interests with. Graveside services and inurnment with full military honors will take place at 1:00 PM on Friday January 11, 2008 at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado.

Garrison, Greg D.
Greg D. Garrison - Pueblo Chieftain - January 28, 1999 - Greg D. Garrison, 44, of Pueblo, formerly of Oklahoma City, passed away Jan. 25, 1999. Preceded in death by grandparents, Wallace and Ruby L. Garrison of Oklahoma. Survived by loving wife, Mary Garrison, Pueblo- children, Misty and Lena Gale, of the family home, and Abby of Kansas City- parents, Don and Melba Garrison- sister, Gale Ross- and two nephews, Ryan and Riley Ross all of Oklahoma City. Greg was an avid Oklahoma University fan, enjoyed the rodeo and gave a lot of his time to 4-H. Greg assisted children with 4-H projects and also assisted special children with learning skills. Greg enjoyed the outdoor life, choosing a profession that would allow him to be outside. He loved the Colorado mountains, helping others, old tools and looking for treasures. One of the great joys in his life was watching his daughter, Misty, ride horses. Funeral service, 2 p.m. today, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Services will also be held in Oklahoma with interment at Fairview Cemetery, Tuttle, Okla.

Garrison, James
James Garrison - Huerfano World - August 27, 1992 - On Monday, County Coroner Mike Antle ruled the cause of death of 62-year-old James Garrison of Dennison, TX, a heart attack. Garrison suffered the attack late Monday while camping in Lathrop State Park with his wife. His body was also taken to St. Mary Corwin for an autopsy and later to Texas for service and burial.

Garrison, John E.
John E. Garrison - Pueblo Chieftain - December 29, 1999 - John E. Garrison, 78, of Pueblo, passed away Dec. 27, 1999. John was an employee of Martin Music where he retired after 38 years of service. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Air Force. He was also a longtime member of the Moose Lodge of Pueblo. Preceded in death by his parents, Leona Romanick and Johnny Garrison; and granddaughter, Ann Marie Maxson. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Revona "Jean"; children, Ruth Ann (Joe) Anzlovar and Jackie (Ron) Anzlovar; sister, Ruth (Jim) Livingston; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 1999, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Inurnment will be at Roselawn Cemetery immediately following the service.

Garritson, Irwin F.
Irwin F. "White Owl" Garritson - Gazette Telegraph – October 4, 1979, Page 4A - Services for Irwin F. "White Owl" Garritson of Colorado Springs will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Adrian Comer Funeral Home in Pueblo. Burial will follow there at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Mr. Garritson, who died Tuesday in a local hospital, was born on March 24, 1919 in Walsenburg. He was a member of Channel One C.B.r's Survivors include his wife Betty Garritson; a daughter, Laura Tilley of Pueblo; two sons, James and Dale R. Callaway, both of Pueblo; a sister, Pearl Milhelich, and brother, William Garritson, both of Pueblo; eight grandchildren, and several nephews and nieces.

Garritson, William Andrew
William "Billy" Andrew Garritson - Pueblo Chieftain - December 02, 1986 - William "Billy" Andrew Garritson, 65, passed away Nov. 30, 1986. Mr. Garritson is survived by his wife, Juanita R. Garritson; two children, Harris Ray (Marian) Williams of Florida; Robert Galen (Mary Lou) Williams of El Paso, Texas; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He is survived also by one sister, Pearl Mihelich of Pueblo, and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Garritson was born Dec. 6, 1920, in La Veta, and moved to Pueblo 43 years ago. He was a manager of Vidmar Mathis Motors body shop until his retirement in 1979. Service at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Imperial Chapel with Larry Craig officiating. Interment, Vesperland, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Please omit flowers and food. Family requests donations to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 102 W. Orman, Pueblo, Colo., 81004.



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