The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Geanetta, Phillip C.
Phillip C. Geanetta - Pueblo Chieftain - December 28, 2000 - Phillip C. Geanetta, 88, affectionately known as "Papa Phil," departed this life Dec. 26, 2000, at Minnequa Medicenter. Born April 20, 1912, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by son, Samuel P. Geanetta. Survived by his wife of 69 years, Pearl J. Geanetta; daughters, Marietta (Harold) Reeves, Sylvia (Robert) Acrey, Nancy Geanetta, Nadene (Jim) Like; daughter-in-law, Kittye Geanetta; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; numerous relatives and friends. Viewing at T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home Thursday, Dec. 28, 2000, 2 to 7 p.m. Service at Pueblo Christian Center Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, 2 p.m. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Gebinine, Eugene G. Sr.
Eugene G. Gebinine Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - December 6, 1970 - Eugene G. Gebinine Sr., 47, Walsenburg. Scripture Rosary service 7:30 p.m. today, St. Mary Church. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Monday, St. Mary Church. VFW Post2643 will conduct military service and interment, Masonic Cemetery. Family may be contacted at home of Mrs. William Arnold, 310 E. Elm. Huerfano World - December 1, 1994 - In Memoriam - In Loving Memory of Eugene "Slugs" Gebinine who died 24 years ago Dec. 3, 1970. - Verse - Sadly missed by Helen, Gene, Pam, Kim, Paul and Riley.

Gebinine, Helen Pauline
Helen Pauline Gebinine - Huerfano Journal - August 7, 2008 - Helen Pauline Gebinine passed away Aug 2, 2008 in Denver. Helen was born in Walsenburg on Dec 25, 1924 to Jack and Jean McKenzie. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Eugene in 1970 as well as her brothers, John and Gordon McKenzie and sisters Isabel Crader and Margaret Zanetel. Helen is survived by her son Eugene (Pamela Just) Gebinine, of Littleton, sisters Eva June Arnold and Lena (Frank) Piazza, both of Walsenburg, her grandchildren Kimberly Ann Gebinine and Paul Gebinine, great grandchildren: Riley Wells and Isabella Gebinine and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Visitation for Mrs. Gebinine will be held from 4-6 pm on Wednesday at the Davis Mortuary, 128 Broadway Ave in Pueblo. Graveside service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, Aug 7, 2008 in the Huerfano Masonic Cemetery in Walsenburg.

Gedeoen, Walter
Walter Gedeoen – Pueblo Chieftain – May 29, 1916 – The funeral of the late Walter Gedeoen will take place this morning at 10 a. m. in the McCarthy funeral chapel. Interment will be in Roselawn.

Gee, Haddon Randolph
Haddon "Ron" Randolph Gee - Pueblo Chieftain - March 23, 2005 - Haddon "Ron" Randolph Gee, 72, passed away March 16, 2005. Born April 16, 1932, in Columbia, Mo., to Frank H. and Lillian R. Willhite-Gee. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and was a graduate of Kemper Military School. He also attended USC-Pueblo. Haddon was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion and loved doing fix-it projects. Ron leaves to cherish his memories, daughter, Grace Gee; granddaughter, Samantha Gee; siblings, Frank H. Gee Jr. and Donna Womack; nephews, Jeffrey Gee, Scott Gee, Shawn Gee; sister-in-law, Em Gee; brother-in-law, John Womack; special friends, Carol Vargas (ex-wife), Robert Gavin and James Ellsworth. Funeral service, l p.m. Saturday, March 26, 2005, at the Angelus Chapel. Military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Geer, Leo Dale
Leo Dale Geer - Pueblo Chieftain - June 11, 2002 - Leo Dale Geer, 73, passed away June 10, 2002. Born May 18, 1929, to Wilber and Celia Geer in La Junta, Colo. Survived by his loving wife, Dicie; children, Tom (Chris) Geer, Terry (Darla) Geer and Dee Ann Oldham; grandchildren, Justin, Preston and Brandy Oldham and Amanda and Seth Geer. Leo retired from CF&I in 1991. Funeral service, Thursday, 10 a.m., Imperial Funeral Home Chapel followed by interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Gegelman, Albert Jr.
Albert Gegelman, Jr. - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home – February 2, 2005 - Albert Gegelman, Jr. age 62, died February 3, 2005 in Trinidad, Colorado. He was born January 3, 1943 in Beulah, North Dakota to Albert and Bertha (Berger) Gegelman. He was married to Valerie (Olsen) on June 28, 1985. He graduated from Halliday High School in Halliday, North Dakota. After High School he started work with Leibelt a Chevrolet Dealership and became the sales manager. He then started, with his wife Valerie, MGM Motors, Auto Corral and Corral Pawn in Beulah, North Dakota. They moved to Trinidad in 1989 and started Corral Pawn and Trading Post. During his life he had a number of hobbies that he enjoyed. Motor Cross, horse back riding, bronc riding and playing guitar were some his favorite pastimes. He was also affiliated with several Indian Tribes in North Dakota and was adopted by Ralph Little Owl after he lost his son. It was an honor he was very proud of. He was preceded in death by his father, grandparents and nephews Kenneth Gegelman and Kevin and Shebley Johnson. He is survived by his wife Valerie, sons Todd (Tami) Gegelman, Orlando, Florida; Tracey (Julie) Gegelman, Bismarck, North Dakota; daughters Tasha and Alisha Gegelman, Trinidad and his mother Bertha Gegelman, Trinidad; brothers Ken (Olga) Gegelman, Trinidad; Jerry (Jeri) Gegelman, Fairview Heights, Illinois; Jim (Peggy) Gegelman, Beulah, North Dakota; Jeff (Connie) Gegelman, Golden Valley, North Dakota; Monte (Beverly) Gegelman, Boise, Idaho; sisters Cathy (Rod) Aldrich, Dodge, North Dakota; Linda (Robert) Wolf, Minneapolis, Minnesota; grandchildren Mandy, Ashley, Justin, Cameron, Alexis, Deveron; great-grandchildren Samantha and Tyler; numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Charlie Gagliardi, Carl Veltri, Dick Henderson, Dane Tapp, Larry Zappanti, Virgil Micek, Aleksey Shapovalov and Ralph Gagliardi. Honorary pallbearers will be all his good friends. Visitation will be Tuesday February 8, 2005 from 2 pm to 6 pm at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10:00 am Wednesday February 9, 2005 at the Zion Lutheran Church. Burial will follow at the Trinidad Masonic Cemetery. The family has entrusted Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home with the arrangements.

Geha, Emaline C.
Emaline C. Geha – Albuquerque Journal – September 28, 1998 - Emaline C. Geha, 87, who had so many friends and relatives that only God could count the number, went to be with her Lord after dying of congestive heart failure at Lovelace Hospital on Friday. Emaline, known as "Grandma", is survived by a daughter, Ann Corn of Las Vegas, NV and her children, Robby and wife, Cliffa of Amarillo, TX and Jason and Leigh Ann of Las Vegas, NV and by her son, Richard and his wife, Linda and their children, Susan George and husband, Paul Tashjian of Tijeras, Tom Geha and his son, Rhone of Portland, OR, Cathy Eckert, her husband, Maj. Joe Eckert, their son, Ricky and daughter, Amy Emily of Colorado Springs, CO and James Geha and his wife, Kelly and son, Gabriel. She is also survived by a brother, Jimel Barrack; sister-in-law, Evelyn Barrack, both of Albuquerque; and numerous nieces and nephews, plus hundreds of cherished friends who made her last years on earth as comfortable as possible. Emaline came to Albuquerque in 1943 from Trinidad, CO, her birthplace. She and her late husband, George, owned and operated several grocery stores in Albuquerque until the mid-1960's. She later was assistant manager of Margo's LaMode in Corondao Center. She was a longtime member of Queen of Heaven Parish. Rosary will be recited Sunday, September 27, 1998, 7:30 p.m., at Hillcrest Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 28, 1998, 11:30 a.m., at the Church of the Risen Savior with Father Paul Baca, Celebrant. A reception will follow the Funeral Mass at Glory Hall, 2421 Wyoming NE, to celebrate Grandma's life on earth and entry into her new life to be with the loved ones who preceded her to heaven. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice. Hillcrest Funeral Home, 225 San Mateo NE, 265-5959.

Geha, Nicky L.
Nicky L. Geha – Pueblo Chieftain – October 6, 2006 - Nicky L. Geha, 60, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 30, 2006. She is survived by her children, Leslie (Tom) Cole and Kathy (David) Battleson; sisters, Wilma (Keith) Wilson and Cecilia (John) Durfee; grandchildren, Jonathan, Amber, Holly, Travis and Anthony; and great-grandson, nephews, nieces and friends. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Romero Chapel.

Gehlhoff, John E.
John E. Gehlhoff - Pueblo Chieftain - December 06, 1986 - John E. Gehlhoff, veteran of U.S. Navy, WW II. Survived by his wife, Violet; sons, Gary (Sandy) of Oswego, N.Y., Gregory (Martha) of Kansas City, Mo.; sister, Emma (Ed) Littell, Skokie. Ill.; father-in-law, Vincent Keast, sister-in-law, Thelma Frawley, both of Pueblo; eight grandchildren. Member of (Shrine of St. Therese, life member of Elks Lodge 90, Eagles Lodge 145, Retired Eagles Activity Club, City Park Golf Course. Attended Medical School of Technology in Minneapolis. Came to Pueblo in 1941 to work for the CF&I Medical Department. Associated with Drs. Arnot, Farabaugh & Morton for 30 years, until his retirement in March 1986. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital through the funeral home office. The body will lie in state noon until 8 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Rosary, 6:30 p.m. Sunday. T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 8, 1986, Shrine of St. Therese. Entombment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Geier, Dilan
Dilan Geier - Pueblo Chieftain - August 13, 2002- Dilan Geier, 26, passed away Aug. 9, 2002, in Pueblo. Services will be held in Garden City, Kan.

Geiger, Francis E.
Francis E. Geiger - Pueblo Chieftain - July 05, 2002 - Francis E. Geiger passed away June 30, 2002, in Pueblo. Francis was born June 19, 1920, in Douglas County, Colo., to Fred and Celine Aubuchon Geiger, a pioneer family in the area. Francis was a veteran, having served during WWII. Mr. Geiger was employed by the American Electric Company in Pueblo for many years. He is survived by his sons, Les (Gayla) Geiger of Hugo, Larry (Judy) Geiger of Wyoming; a brother, Richard (Iola) Geiger of Douglas County; a sister, Dorothy (Buck) Gray of Canon City; and several nieces and nephews. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 8, 2002, in the Davis Memorial Chapel. Interment will take place in the Spring Valley Cemetery in Douglas County, Colo., at a later date. Donations in memory of Mr. Geiger may be made to the charity of your choice.

Geiger, John P.
John P. Geiger – Huerfano World – January 3, 2002 - John P. Geiger, age 83 of Walsenburg and Pueblo died Dec. 23, 2001 after a brief illness. Born Nov. 9, 1918 in LaJunta to John and Cecil Geiger, he attended schools in LaJunta and graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1941. While in college he obtained his aircraft pilots license in addition to working as a fireman for Santa Fe Railroad. Mr. Geiger served in the US Navy from 1942 to 1945 as an officer on a minesweeper in the Pacific. He was a businessman in Glenwood Springs and Walsenburg. He later became an educator, serving as a teacher in Walsenburg. He then moved into administration in the San Luis Valley. At age 70, Mr. Geiger joined the US Peace Corps and served in Sierra Leone, Africa and Dominica, Caribbean. His interests were many including his grandchildren, amateur radio and the Pueblo Railway Museum. Mr. Geiger is survived by John P. (Jay) Geiger, Embudo, NM, Jerry (Greg) Geiger, Pueblo, Judy Geiger-Jennings, Greenwood Village, Cecile Geiger-Ruder, Rye, his former wife and very good friend, Jewel Krier Geiger, Walsenburg, eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. There will be a ceremony of remembrance in Walsenburg in the spring of 2002 (date to be announced). Donations may be made in John P. Geiger's name to the Colorado State Veterans Home in Walsenburg.

Geis, Ronald E.
Ronald E. “Bill” Geis - Pueblo Chieftain - December 04, 2003 - Ronald E. “Bill” Geis died suddenly in Pueblo on Monday, Dec. 1, 2003. He was born Dec. 3, 1931, in Norman, Okla., the only child of Jewell Collings Geis and Waldo Loren Geis, who preceded him in death. He married Betty Spangler in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Sept. 14, 1951. After graduation from Oklahoma State University, he served in the Army during the Korean Conflict, returning home to manage the family ranch in Southern Oklahoma. He was an educator and coach in the Sulpher, Okla., school system for 17 years before moving to Cottonwood Cove near Creede, Colo., in 1982. He loved to fish and spent many happy hours fly fishing in the Rio Grande River. Bill is survived by his wife, Betty, of the family home in South Fork, Colo.; a son, Bart, and his wife, Patrice, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a daughter, Becky, and her husband, Mark, of Belton, Texas; four grandsons, Justin and Brandon Geis, of Colorado Springs, and David and Jason Collier, of Belton, Texas. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. No public services will be held. Bill was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed.

Geisel, Else Frank
Else Frank Geisel - Pueblo Chieftain - February 15, 2006 - Else Frank Geisel, 94. Born Aug. 10, 1911, in Furstenau, Germany. Sent to London in 1939 by her parents, where she apprenticed as a couture seamstress with a specialty in bound buttonholes. Her apprenticeship saved her life. Her mother, father, two sisters and two brothers remained in Germany and were exterminated by the Nazis. Else immigrated to the United States in 1946, where she was reunited with her brother, Carl, who had escaped the family's fate. A resident of Cincinnati, Ohio, for 44 years, she worked side-by-side with her husband, Albert, at his business, Al's Meat Market. In 1990, Else and Albert moved to Pueblo and into a home down the block from their only child, Hank (Ellyn Anne), and grandsons, Noah and Gideon. Widowed in 1996, Else remained in her home, kept company by Truffles, her son's dog. With the death of her pet companion in 2002, Else moved to Alterra, where she died Feb. 10, 2006, of old age. Else lived her life bravely and always with a sweet smile. Memorial service, 3:30 p.m. Friday, Temple Emanuel, 1325 Grand.

Geiser, John E.
John E. Geiser - Huerfano World - March 22, 2007 - John E. Geiser, 72, passed away Friday, March 9, 2007 in Granbury, Texas. Funeral 3 p.m., Monday, at Granbury First United Methodist Church. Burial 2 p.m., Friday, March 16, in La Veta Cemetery in La Veta, CO. Visitation 6 - 8 p.m., Sunday, at the funeral home. Memorials to charity of choice. John was born December 23, 1934 in Lamar, CO to John and Mildred Geiser. He married Carolyn Krabbe on December 25, 1976 in Kadoka, S.D. He served in the U. S. Army and was a longtime Colorado resident. Survivors: Wife, Carolyn Geiser of Granbury, TX; son, John E. Geiser and wife, Claudette of Gillette, WY; mother, Mildred Geiser of La Veta, CO; sister, Judy Miller and husband, Henry of Kersey, CO; and brothers, Jim Geiser and wife, Leola of Alamosa, CO; Jerry Geiser and wife, Marie of Gillette, WY; J. B. Geiser and wife, Julie Ann of Alamosa, CO; Jack Geiser of Commerce City, Co; Joe Geiser and wife, Angie of La Veta, CO; and Dr. Jeff Geiser and wife, Nancy of Alamosa, CO; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Geiser, John V.
John V. Geiser - La Veta Signature - November 20, 1986 - John V. Geiser, 73, of La Veta, died Sunday, November 16, at his home of an apparent heart attack. Mr. Geiser was born in Lamar, CO, September 10, 1913, where he spent his childhood. He met his wife, the former Mildred M. Rauer in Lamar and married January 17, 1934. He began driving trucks early in his married like, and in 1938 he took his family to Red Wing where he entered a partnership with J. B. Overfelt in a ranching business. The Geiser family moved to La Veta in 1946 and upon Mr. Overfelt's death in 1948, Mr. Geiser began G & G Trucking and Geiser Feed and Trucking. His trucking firm carried primarily agricultural products. He also hauled rock from Lyons, CO which was used to build several buildings at Adam's State College in Alamosa. Mr. Geiser had driven five million miles without a chargeable accident and last Friday hauled two gasoline tankers for his sons, who followed him into the trucking business. Mr. Geiser served in the National Guard from 1932 to 1933 was a member of the La Veta School Board from 1956 to 1969. He served as school board president in 1967 and 1968. He is survived by his wife, Mildred of La Veta; eight children: John E. (Carolyn) Geiser of Bayview, James T. (Leola) Geiser and Jeffery P. (Nancy) Geiser all of Alamosa; Judy Miner of Egnar, CO; Jerry D. (Marie) Geiser, J.B. (Julie) Geiser, all of La Veta; a sister Maxine (Paul) Dashner of Lamar, CO; 18 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary was held at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening and Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday (today), both at Christ the King Catholic Church in La Veta. Interment will be at the La Veta Cemetery. The family suggests donations to the La Veta Quick Response Team.

Gelescoff, Nettie
Nettie Gelescoff - Pueblo Chieftain - November 20, 1937 – Funeral Notices – George F. McCarthy Funeral Home Nettie Gelescoff, services, Saturday, 10 a.m., our chapel, 10:30 a.m., St. Michael's church.

Gelken, Thomas
Thomas "Henry" Gelken - Pueblo Chieftain - August 29, 1997 - Thomas "Henry" Gelken, age 87, passed away Aug. 27, 1997. Preceded in death by his wife, Dora Harbour. Survived by his daughter, Beverly (Fred) Bacca, Pueblo, Colo. Grandfather of Donna (Ernest) Flores, Raton, N.M., Robert (Jerri) Smith, Altaloma, Calif., Joe (Susan) Baca and Michael Bacca, Pueblo, Colo. Also survived by seven great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews, including special niece, Nancy Catalano. Also preceded in death by three sisters. Funeral service, Saturday, 2 p.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery.

Gelman, Leslie
Leslie Gelman - Pueblo Chieftain - January 07, 2006 - Leslie Gelman, currently of Denver, formerly of Pueblo; mother of Josh Gelman, Boston, Mass., Adam and Melissa Gelman, Englewood, Colo.; sister of Betty (Leon) Jaffe, Denver; daughter of the late Hyman and Rose Kark. Graveside, 2:30 p.m., Sunday, B'Nai Jacob Cemetery, Pueblo. Contributions to the MS Society.

Gemma, Lily R.
Lily R. Gemma - Pueblo Chieftain - October 17, 2000 - Lily R. Gemma, 93, born June 10, 1907, to Anthony and Josephine Carnelli, passed away Oct. 14, 2000. Preceded in death by her husband, Angelo Gemma; two brothers; five sisters; and her parents. Survived by son, Nick (Lorraine) Gemma, Pueblo; daughter, Josephine "Jody" (Bill) Caricato, Penrose; and grandchildren, Karen Orazem, Nick (Joy) Gemma, Natalie Reese, Greg (Jessica) Caricato, Kathryn (John) Lane and Glenn (Teresa) Caricato. Also survived by 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Viewing, Monday, 2 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral service, Tuesday, 10 a.m., at Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Please omit food and flowers. The family will receive friends in the church hall after the interment.

Generke, William A.
William A. Generke - Pueblo Chieftain - October 29, 1999 - William A. Generke, Pueblo West, passed away Oct. 27, 1999, at Parkview Hospital. Born on May 23, 1920, in Owasso, Mich. Survived by his wife, Lucille; daughter, Susan (Robert) Lind; sons, William (Leola) Generke and George Generke; sister, Mary Ann Faucette; three grandsons and a granddaughter. Cremation. No services.

Gennetten, Mary
Mary Gennetten - Pueblo Chieftain - December 15, 1920 - Mrs. Mary Gennetten, aged 54 years, died at a local hospital early yesterday morning following an illness of about two years. She came to Colorado about six years ago from Nebraska and the family have been living on their farm northeast of Boone, Colo. Survived by her husband, John Gennetten, and five children, Joseph, Albert, John, Alvin and Ernest, all residing at the family home. The body is at McMinn's.

Genova, Charles S.
Charles S. Genova - Pueblo Chieftain - October 06, 1997 - Charles S. Genova, 80, passed away Oct. 4, 1997. Survived by his wife, Teresa- children, Connie (Robert) Miketa, Sam (Carol) Genova, and Mike (Susan) Genova, all of Pueblo- grandchildren, Terrianne (Tom) Drake, Arvada, Tina (Danny) McCrory, Colorado Springs, Robert (Christina) Miketa, New York City, Michael Charles Genova and Grant Stephen Genova, both of Pueblo-great-grandchildren, Noah Thomas Drake and Megan Elizabeth Drake, both of Arvada- his mother, Congetta Genova of Pueblo- brothers, Joseph S. (Jennie) Genova and Carl G. (Ruth) Genova, both of Pueblo. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Preceded in death by his father, Sam Genova- and his brothers, Tony, Sam and Sam. He was loved by all who knew him, both family and friends. Mr. Genova was a farmer for all of his working life and was a member of St. Therese Church of Vineland and the Colorado Cattleman's Association. Services, Shrine of St. Therese Church, 300 Goodnight Ave. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Tuesday and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food, donations may be made to the El Pueblo Boys' Ranch in his memory. Viewing hours are noon to 8 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Arrangements by McCarthy-Rose Chapel, 329 Goodnight.

Genova, Congetta
Congetta Genova - Pueblo Chieftain - November 11, 1997 - Congetta Genova, age 98, passed away Nov. 8, 1997. Preceded in death by her husband, Sam Genova and by her children, Charlie, Sam, Sam and Tony. Survived by her children, Joseph (Jennie) Genova and Carl (Ruth) Genova, both of Vineland- her grandchildren, Connie (Robert) Miketa, Sam (Carol) Genova, Michael (Susan) Genova, James (Karen) Genova, Marjorie (Joseph) May, Jon Genova, Jennifer (Kelly) Alfonso, Carla (Tony) Dell, Danny (Denise) Genova, Cathy (Jack) Snell- by her sister, Rose Giarratano and her brother Sam Geonetta, both of Pueblo- and by numerous nieces and nephews- as well as by 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Genova was a member of St. Therese Parish in Vineland and the St. Therese Altar Society. Services, Shrine of St. Therese Church, 300 Goodnight Ave. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Tuesday and Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Those who wish may make donations to the Pueblo County Boys and Girls Ranch. Viewing hours are 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Arrangements by McCarthy Rose Chapel, 329 Goodnight.

Genova, Dominic J.
Dominic J. Genova - Pueblo Chieftain - March 07, 2001 - Passed away March 5, 2001, in Pueblo. Dominic was born April 11, 1921, in Pueblo, one of six children to Giacomo “Jack” and Mary Tarvella Genova. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the European Theatre during World War II. Dominic was a member of Eagles Aerie No. 145. He retired as a foreman from the CF&I Steel Mill in 1982. Following his retirement, he remained active by farming on the St. Charles Mesa. Dominic was preceded in death by his parents; his stepmother Carmella; and one sister, Mary Padilla. His survivors include his wife of 57 years, Hazel; sons, Donald (Susan) Genova of Pennsylvania and Ronald Genova of Pueblo; brothers, Joe Genova of Pueblo, Tony (Emmy) Genova of Grand Junction and Sam Genova of Pueblo; sister, Elizabeth Phelps of Pueblo; his grandchildren, Brandon and Nickolas Genova and Randy and Casey Genova; as well as numerous other relatives, including his Aunt Rosie. Visitation for Dom will be held from 2 until 8 p.m. on Thursday at the mortuary. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 9, 2001, in the Davis Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Cemetery. The family expresses a special thank you to Marlene at Autumn Park at the University Park Care Center.

Genova, Frank Edwin
Frank Edwin Genova - Pueblo Chieftain - January 11, 2001 - Frank Edwin Genova, 26, of Pueblo, passed away Jan. 10, 2001. He is preceded in death by grandparents, Frank and Grace Genova, Martha Burns and Albert Burns. He is survived by his parents, Dominick and Estella Genova; sister, Suzanne Genova; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins; and many close friends. Frank enjoyed animals and spending time with his best friend, his dog, "Lucky." He also enjoyed the Colorado State Fair, where he could see all the farm animals and watch the rodeo. Frank would always attend the Dream Weaver parties to spend time with his close friends. Frank will be deeply missed as he touched many lives with his caring heart and compassionate soul. Visitation, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Entombment, Roselawn Cemetery. Those who wish may make contributions in Frank E. Genova's memory to Dream Weavers of Pueblo, P.O. Box 212, Pueblo, CO 81002.

Genova, Grace Lanza
Grace Lanza Genova - Pueblo Chieftain - March 24, 1999 - Grace Lanza Genova, 90, prominent Pueblo and St. Charles Mesa resident, passed away March 22, 1999. Preceded in death by husband, Frank Genova. Mr. and Mrs. Genova were well known for their vegetables and chilies, and Mrs. Enova, known affectionately as "Aunt Grace," was employed for many years as a cook in School District 12 and 70. Member, St. Joseph Parish, Blende, and Saint Therese Society. Survived by three children, Antionette (Duane) Keator, Avondale, Joe (Pat) Genova and Dan (Estella) Genova, St. Charles Mesa, seven grandchildren- four great- grandchildren- and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Joseph Church, Blende. Entombment, Roselawn Cemetery. Those who wish may make contributions to Dream Weavers in memory of Mrs. Genova. Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3 to 5 p.m. today

Genova, Joseph
Joseph Genova - Pueblo Chieftain - June 01, 2006 - Joseph Genova, 94, passed away May 24, 2006. He was preceded in death by his parents, Giacomo and Maria Genova; stepmother, Carmela; his wife, Helen; brothers, Dominic and Sam; and his sister, Mary. He is survived by his children, David (Erie) Genova and Linda Genova; grandchildren, Stephanie, Christopher, Kristen and Robert; siblings, Anthony "Tony" (Emila) Genova and Elizabeth Phelps; special aunt, Rosie Clementi; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. Joseph was a member of the American Legion. He retired from the CF&I Wire Mill in 1976. He loved Ford cars and the Broncos. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, June 1, 2006, T. G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Genova, Josephine
Josephine Genova - Pueblo Chieftain - February 29, 2004 - Josephine Genova passed away Feb. 27, 2004. She retired as a telephone company worker after 25 years of service. She has been a Colorado Springs resident since 1950. Josephine was born in Pueblo, Colo. Her parents, Joe and Mable, and brother, Anthony Connelli, preceded her in death. She is survived by her husband, Anthony; son, Kenneth (Wendy); granddaughter, Bianca; grandson, Anthony; sisters, Marie Hart and Eva Willingham; many nieces and nephews and close friends. Josephine was a very loving mother and wife. A memorial service will be held at Holy Trinity Church at a time to be determined. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to local hospices.

Genova, Kelly
Kelly Genova - Pueblo Chieftain - July 23, 1999 - Kelly Genova, age 79, passed away July 22, 1999. Survived by his beloved wife, Constance A. Genova- beloved daughter and son-in-law, Carole L. Partin and James W.F. Partin- beloved grandsons, Matthew J.G. Partin and Nicklas J.G. Partin, who affectionately knew him as "Papa"- and brothers, Frank (Pauline) Genova and Joe (Marianne) Genova. Son of the late Joseph and Josephine Genova and son-in-law of the late Anthony and Alisia Todero. Also survived by in-laws, Lucy J. Costa, Mary Jo DeLuca, Boulder, Colo., Pat (Bill) Cline, Novato, Calif., and Anthony (Betty) Todero, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by several sisters and brothers. Mr. Genova was a World War II Marine Corps veteran, serving in the South Pacific for three years, and was a retired switchman for the C&W Railroad. Member of Our Lady of the Meadows Church parish, American Legion Post No. 0002, Pueblo Aerie No. 145(FOE), Pueblo Elks No. 90 and City Park Golf Club. He enjoyed being with his family, golfing and the Broncos. Visitation, Sunday, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, Monday, 10 a.m., Shrine of St. Therese. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Meadows Building Fund. The family wishes to thank Dr. Ted Puls and staff, especially Anna, for their loving care. Also, a special thanks to our caring neighbors.

Genova, Marian A.
Marian A. Genova - Pueblo Chieftain - August 24, 2004 - Marian A. Genova, 87, born July 7, 1917, passed away Aug. 22, 2004. Preceded in death by her husband, Joseph C. Genova. Survived by her sons, David Genova and Joseph (Sandra) Genova; grandson, Eric Genova; brother, Edgar (Helen) Susel; and several nieces and nephews. At her request, no public viewing. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Mary Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Genova, Sam J.
Sam J. Genova - Pueblo Chieftain - July 06, 2003 - Sam J. Genova, lifetime Pueblo resident, born Oct. 24, 1933, passed away July 2, 2003. Preceded in death by parents, Giacomo “Jack” and Carmella Maria Genova; sister, Mary Padilla; and brother, Dominic J. Genova. Survived by daughter, Carrie A. Genova, Glastonbury, Conn.; and son, Christopher Genova, Pueblo; former wife, Diane Hoselton-Genova; brothers, Joe Genova, Pueblo, Tony (Emmy) Genova, Grand Junction; sister, Elizabeth Phelps; sister-in-law, Hazel Genova; brother in-law, Jerry (Connie) Padilla; special aunt, Rose Clementi; grandson, Adrian Jacob Genova, all of Pueblo, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mr. Genova was a retired educator and lover of nature. Veteran of the U.S. Army. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Joseph Church, Blende. Inurnment to follow, Roselawn Cemetery. Those who wish may make contributions to Greenway Nature Center of Pueblo in memory of Mr. Genova, in care of the funeral home office.

Genova, Teresa M.
Teresa M. Genova - Pueblo Chieftain - July 20, 1999 - Teresa M. Genova, 83, passed away July 18, 1999 . Preceded in death by her husband, Charles S. Genova, Oct. 4, 1997- parents, Charles and Devina Sanders-son-in-law, Robert Miketa- brothers, John, Charles, and Frank Sanders- and sisters, Margie DeLuca and Josephine Geonetta. Survived by children, Connie Miketa, Sam (Carol) Genova, and Mike (Susan) Genova, all of Pueblo-grandchildren, Terrianne (Tom) Drake, Arvada, Tina (Danny) McCrory, Pueblo, Robert (Christina Haney) Miketa, New York City, Michael Charles Genova and Grant Stephen Genova, both of Pueblo- great-grandchildren, Noah Thomas Drake and Megan Elizabeth Drake, both of Arvada. Also survived by her sister, Bette Cone of Pueblo- numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives whom she loved very much. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Shrine of St Therese, with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Shrine of St. Therese Memorial Fund in her memory. The family wishes to pay special thanks to the Life Care Center Staff, especially Hope, Randy, Craig, Katherine, Zulema, Sue, Danette, Rose, and Renee. Viewing from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Genovese, William
William Genovese - Pueblo Chieftain - April 23, 1987 - William Genovese, April 22, 1987. Husband of Cora Genovese and father of William J. Genovese of Pueblo. Survived also by his aunt, Vera Genovese, Pueblo; stepsister, Ann DuPlease, Santa Rosa, Texas; a brother-in-law, Anthony (Sara) LaSavio, Pueblo; two grandchildren; several cousins, nieces, nephews and a host of friends. Preceded in death by his stepmother, Adeline Genovese. A Pueblo resident for the past 50 years, Mr. Genovese was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish and the Men's Nocturnal Adoration Society of the Cenacle of the Blessed Sacrament. He was a veteran of service with the U.S. Army during World War II and was employed in the rail mill at the CF&I Steel Corporation. He worked at CF&I for 38 years, retiring in 1968. Services, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church: Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Thursday, and Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. Friday. Interment, Roselawn. Those who wish may make Mass intentions in Mr. Genovese's name. The family will receive friends at the home of William J. Genovese, 1614 W. Arroyo.

Gentleman, Florence E.
Florence E. Gentleman - Pueblo Chieftain - November 4, 2004 - Florence E. Gentleman passed away Oct. 29, 2004. She was born April 19, 1904, in Omaha, Neb., to Josephine Kopietz Cerney and Frank C. Cerney. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert P. Gentleman, in 1985; and son, Robert M. Gentleman, in 2003. She is survived by her children, Sue (Dr. Edward) Mastro, Pueblo, Colo., Tom (Jan) Gentleman, Algonguin, Ill., and Kathy (John) Meehan, Chicago, Ill.; grandchildren, Mary Beth (Mark) McAtee, Anne (John) Dooley, Michael (Laura) Mastro, Molly (Aaron) Jones, Sean Meehan, Tom (Angie) Gentleman, Tim, Nick and Betsy Gentleman; and great-grandchildren, Kevin, Colin and Katherine McAtee, Kathleen, Bridget and Joseph Dooley, Eddie, Aunna, Evan and Alex Mastro. She also is survived by many nieces and nephews and special friend and caregiver, Mary Lucero. Florence moved to Pueblo from Sioux City, Iowa, in 1972. She was a member of Christ the King Parish, a longtime member of St. Mary-Corwin Hospital Auxiliary and an avid bridge player. In lieu of food and flowers, those who wish may make memorial contributions to Vision 2005 or Christ the King Church in care of the funeral home office. A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004 at Christ the King Church with inurnment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Gentry, Brian Edward Jr.
Brian Edward "Bud" Gentry Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - February 10, 1986 - Brian Edward "Bud" Gentry Jr., 44, of 2131 E. Routt Ave., died unexpectedly Feb. 8, 1986, while on a hunting expedition near Fowler. Survived by father, Brian E. Gentry Sr., brother, Robert J. Gentry, sister, Patricia A. (David) Hayson, all of Pueblo, and devoted companion, Mary McKay, Boone. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded in death by mother, Mildred, in 1981. Employed by School District No. 70. He was an avid out-doorsman and spent much of his free time hunting and fishing. Member of St. Francis Xavier Church and the National Rifle Association. Graduate of South High School, 1960. Recitation of rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Wednesday with Father Michael J. Byrne officiating. Both services at St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday. Family will receive friends at 2131 E. Routt Ave.

Gentry, Brian Edward Sr.
Brian Edward Gentry Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - September 23, 1986 - Brian Edward Gentry Sr., 72, of 2131 E. Routt Ave., died Sept. 21, 1986, at home. Survived by son, Robert J. Gentry, daughter, Patricia A. (David) Hayson; sister, Rosemary Gentry, all of Pueblo; and sister, Mildred White of Danville, Calif. Also survived by, numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by wife, Mildred, Sept. 28, 1981, and son, Brian E. Gentry Jr., Feb. 8, 1986. Mr. Gentry retired from School District No. 70 in 1980, where he was employed as a graphic artist and sign painter. Throughout his career, Mr. Gentry was a well-known artist and cartoonist. His work has appeared throughout Colorado. He was associated with T. C. "Cy" Leonard for 21 years and worked at the Pueblo Air Base painting names and characters on U.S. warplanes during World War II. Mr. Gentry was a guitarist in the then popular western swing band, The Arkansas Valley Boys, (1948-51), led by Clyde Casebier. The band entertained at various dance halls and numerous celebrations throughout the state, including the Colorado State Fair. Mr. Gentry received his certification in modern illustrating from Federal Schools of Minneapolis in 1939. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He belonged to the CF&I Fin and Feather Club, and the Guard of Honor of the Perpetual Adoration Society. He was a lifelong member of St. Francis Xavier Church. Mr. Gentry was born Jan. 13, 1914, in Chula, Livingston County, Mo. He moved to Pueblo in 1925, where he lived until his death. Recitation of the rosary, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, with Father Michael Byrne officiating. Both services at St. Francis Xavier Church, 611 Logan. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. At the family's request, there will be no viewing. Family will receive friends at 2131 E. Routt Ave.

Gentry, Isa
Isa Gentry - Huerfano World - January 23, 2003 - Isa Gentry, 81, a longtime resident of Watrous, NM, passed away at Northeastern Regional Hospital following an extended illness. She was born in Walsenburg on Dec. 25, 1920, to the late Carlo Gutierrez and Sophia Chavez. She loved baking, gardening and embroidery. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carlos Gutierrez and Sophia Chavez; husband, Milton Gentry Sr.; sisters, Clorinda Atencio, Julia Garcia, Maggie Manzanares and Simona Sisneros. She is survived by her sons, Milton Gentry and wife Dolores, of Watrous, Ken Gentry Sr. and wife Gloria, of Albuquerque, and Solomon Gentry, and wife Elizabeth, of Santa Fe; daughters, Ramona Lucero and husband Ted, of Watrous, Shirley Chavez and husband Larry of Albuquerque, and Jane Gentry, of Watrous; grandchildren, Ted Lucero and wife Charlene, Debbie Coca and husband Benny, Veronica Gentry, Frederick Gentry, Lynette Martinez and husband Marcos, Jason Gentry, Kenneth Gentry Jr., Derek Gentry, James Chavez and wife Mary, Sylvia Martinez, Elizabeth Blackburn and Laura Tartaglia; 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. She is also survived by her sister, Nickie Rodriguez, of California; brothers, Charles Gutierrez and wife, Laura, of South Dakota, and Leroy Gutierrez and wife jean, of Montana; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. A private funeral service has been held. The following served as casket beaters: Benny Coca, Daniel Coca, Brian Coca, Teddy Lucero, Jason Gentry and Marcos Martinez. Honorary bearers were all her remaining grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Arrangements were under the direction of the Rogers Mortuary, Las Vegas, NM.

Gentry, Jack L.
Jack L. Gentry - Pueblo Chieftain - April 4, 1987 - Jack L. Gentry, April 3, 1987. Husband of Elizabeth Gentry. Father of Garnett L. Smithy, Denver. Grandfather of Madeline, Josette, and Jack Smith, Denver. A Pueblo resident since 1940, he served with the U.S. Army during WW II and then worked 18 years as an auto body repairman at Fortino & Jackson Chevrolet. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial scripture service. 2 p.m. Monday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Joseph McGuinness. The family may be contacted at 2550 Driftwood Lane.

Gentry, Rosemary
Rosemary Gentry - Pueblo Chieftain - October 05, 2002 - Rosemary Gentry, 86, passed away Oct. 3, 2002, in Pueblo. Survived by beloved sister, Mildred Gentry White, Carson City, Nev.; niece, Patricia A. (David E.) Hayson and nephew, Robert J. Gentry, Pueblo; nieces and nephews, Don White, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Jim White, Maryann Elorreaga, Carson City, Nev., Kathy Parrott, Colfax, Calif., Patty White, Lafayette, Calif., and Rollie White, Concord, Calif.; cousins, Mary Herrington, Livermore, Calif., Grace Archer and Genevieve Wilderman, Claremore, Okla., and Viola Fregoe, Orlando, Fla.; and best friend, Gladys Valent, Pueblo. Preceded in death by parents, Rolla and Anna Gentry; brother, Brian E. Gentry Sr.; sister-in-law, Mildred Gentry; brother-in-law, Don White; and nephews, Brian (Bud) Gentry Jr. and Brian R. White. Rosemary was born Feb. 29, 1916, in Chula, Mo. She attended St. Francis Grade School and graduated from Pueblo Catholic High School in 1935. An avid bridge player, she was a member of the Eucharistic Adoration Society, Candle Club and Our Lady of the Meadows Catholic Church. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8. Both services at Our Lady of the Meadows Catholic Church, 23 Starling Drive.

Gentry, Thelma Laverne
Thelma Laverne Gentry - Pueblo Chieftain - September 21, 2005 - Thelma Laverne Gentry. Funeral service, 10 a.m. today, First Church of the Nazarene, 84 Stanford Ave., Pueblo, Colo. Interment to follow, Mountain View Cemetery.

Genucci, Dominici
Dominici Genucci - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - November 9, 1916 - Dog Shows Way to Drowned Master - Boulder - Dominici Genucci, 81 [could be 51] years old, was drowned in Heela lake, near Louisville. The death is believed to have been a suicide, as there was only three feet of water in the lake. The drowning became known when the little dog of Genucci, after making several unsuccessful attempts to drag his master out of the lake by fastening his teeth in his clothes, ran back to the home and by barking and queer actions attracted the attention of Ernest, Genucci's son. The young man followed the dog and was led to where the body lay.

Geonetta, Anna
Anna Perricone Geonetta - Pueblo Chieftain - December 06, 1986 - Anna Perricone Geonetta passed away Dec. 4, 1986, at a local hospital following a lengthy illness. Survived by her husband, Sam, of the family home; sister, Josephine E. Perricone, sisters-in-law, Lil (Nick) Taulli, Congetta Genova and Rose Giarratano, all of Pueblo; brothers-in-law, Anthony (Mary) Geonetta, San Gabriel. Calif., Sam (Josephine) Giarratano, Alhambra, Calif. Also survived by her aunt, Josephine Cascio, Pueblo; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents. Gasper and Vita Perricone; brothers, Bob and Carl M. Perricone. Member of Sacred Heart Cathedral, Altar and Rosary Society. Retired Teachers Association, Chi Gamma Chi Sorority, Blue Spruce Club, Volunteer Worker for SRDA and numerous other volunteer activities. Lifetime Pueblo resident. Member of first graduating class of Pueblo Junior College and a graduate of Colorado State University. She taught at Minnequa Elementary School for 32 years. The family respectfully requests the omission of food; memorials may be made to the Sacred Heart Cathedral Renovation Fund or to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home office. The body will lie in state 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7; funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8. Both services at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church immediately following the rosary or may be contacted at 111 W. 13th St.

George, Albert K.
Albert K. "Pepper" George - Huerfano World - February 10, 1994 - Albert K. "Pepper" George, 78, Antonito, died Feb. 5, 1994, in that community. Born in Walsenburg Jan. 20, 1916, he attended schools here and was in business until 1960 when he moved to the Valley. Survivors include his wife, Olive, Antonito; two sons, Julian and Richard, both of Antonito; brothers, Iube George, Antonito, Sam George, Sulphur, LA; sisters, Bobbie Wilder, Glendale, CA, Edna Ferendelli, Farmington, NM, Dorothy Tomsic, Huntington Beach, CA, Betty Baker, Hollywood, CA, June VanSchoyck, Bakersfield, CA, and Sherma Jerant, Walsenburg; his mother, Effie George, Walsenburg; and two grandchildren. Funeral mass was from Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Conejos Tuesday. Burial was in La Jara.

George, Asad
Asad George - Huerfano World - February 3, 2000 - Asad George, 94, of Walsenburg, died January 31, 2000, in Huerfano Medical Center, where he had been a patient about three weeks. Born January 6, 1906 in Schweir, Lebanon, to David and Labebe Yasbeck George, he is survived by two children; Colin K. George, Walsenburg and Joyce Y. McKillip, Wheatridge; two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. His wife, Betty, died in 1994. Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., February 5, from Boies-Ortega memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Masonic Cemetery.

George, Betty Ellen
Betty Ellen George - Huerfano World - November 24, 1994 - Betty Ellen George, 75, of Walsenburg, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 1994, in the Life Care Center in Pueblo. Mrs. George was born July 7, 1919 in Walsenburg to Nick and Anna Welsby Melonas. Survivors include her husband, Asad (Al) George, Walsenburg; a son, Colin K. George, Walsenburg; a daughter, Joyce Y. McKillip, Wheatridge; two sisters, Margaret Sommers, Walsenburg and Evangeline Naney, Pueblo; four brothers, Jim Melonas, Alamosa, George Melonas, Pueblo, Milton Melonas, Colorado Springs and Bill Melonas, Pueblo; two grandchildren. Funeral service was Wednesday, Nov. 23 from United Church of Walsenburg. Burial was in Huerfano Masonic Cemetery.

George, Beverly Maxine
Beverly Maxine George - Colorado Springs Gazette - December 27, 1990 - Beverly Maxine George, 64, of Colorado Springs died Tuesday at a local hospital. She was an employee of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment for 30 years. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church, 219 E. Bijou St., with the Rev. James Smith officiating. Cremation is planned. Swan-Law Funeral Home, 501 N. Cascade Ave., is handling arrangements. Mrs. George was born July 28, 1926, in Greeley, to James R. and Thelma M. (Coleman) Housel. She lived in Colorado Springs for 24 years and also had resided in Pueblo. Mrs. George graduated from Greeley High School. She was a member of the National Business Women's Association, IAPES and CAPE. Mrs. George was married Feb. 15, 1946, in Cheyenne, Wyo., to Paul D. George, who survives. She also is survived by two daughters, Carol Guevara of Destin, Fla., and Marilyn Taylor of Denver; a sister, Rita Rayburn of Greeley; two brothers, Frank Housel of Carefree, Ariz., and Edgar Housel of California; and three grandsons. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1445 N. Union Blvd., Colorado Springs 80909.

George, Edward
Edward George - Huerfano World - December 19, 1991 - Edward George, 87, of Thornton, died Thursday, Dec. 12,1991, in Elms Haven Care Center where he was a resident. Born Dec. 22, 1903, Beirut, Lebanon, as a teenager he came to the United States settling in Walsenburg. He worked in the coal mines around Walsenburg for a short period of time. Later, with the help of family, he operated the White Lily Bakery on West Seventh Street from the mid 1920s until the latter 1930s. He and his brother, Al, then operated a bar, restaurant and liquor store in Westcliffe. From 1940 until his retirement in 1972, he operated Broadway Liquor Store in Walsenburg. He moved to Thornton in September, 1986. Survivors include three children, Robert, Eastlake, Joanne Nervig, Boulder and Janice Heinz, Midland, MI; one brother, Al, Walsenburg; one sister, Linda Zowada, San Diego, CA; 10 grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Funeral service was from Olinger's Highland Chapel with burial in Highland Cemetery.

George, Edward
Edward George - Bayfield Blade - June 20, 1913 - Cuts His Throat, Then Hangs Self - Pueblo - Because he had quarreled with his wife, a bride of a few months, Edward George, 23, cut his throat with a razor and after he had been disarmed hung himself with some baling wire on a rafter in the barn.

George, Effie
Effie George - Huerfano World - October 25, 2001 - Effie George, 108, dies - Effie (Afifi) Faris George, 108, died Monday, Oct. 22, 2001 at the Walsenburg Care Center. She was born in New Orleans, LA, Jan. 24, 1893. Predeceased by husband Kalil George, July 1946; and children, Jim (infant), Mary Joseph, Abode George, Albert George, Nafie (Bobbie) Wilder and Iube George. Survived by children, Edna Ferrendelli, Farmington, NM, Sam George, Sulphur, LA, Sherma Jerant, Walsenburg, Dorothy (William) Tomsic, Huntington Beach, CA, Bette Baker, Hollywood, CA, June VanSchoyck, New Cuyama, CA; grandson, Gerald (Erin) Jerant, Walsenburg; numerous other grand, great, and great-great-grandchildren; and special friend, Richard Crawford, Walsenburg. Mrs. George moved to Huerfano County in the early 1900's where she and her husband settled and operated a sheep ranch at Badito and later operated several grocery stores in the local area. She enjoyed caring for her many children and in later years traveling to California and Louisiana to visit her children and grandchildren. She was a resident of the Walsenburg Care Center for the past 15 years, where she was given exceptional care by the many staff members. Memorial service at Boies Ortega Funeral Home, 2 p.m. Thursday. Interment, Huerfano Masonic Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to Sister Carol's Outreach Fund.

George, Enrique (Son of )
Male Infant George - Huerfano World - October 3, 1991 - This Week in La Veta History - 1913: Died, the six month old baby of Vicente Gallegos, the 16 month son of Enrique George and the five month infant of Domingo Cavera.

George, Gordon Milton
Gordon Milton George - Huerfano World - October 25, 2001 - Gordon Milton George, 74, of Walsenburg, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2001. Mr. George was born on Nov. 17, 1926 in Walsenburg to Iube and Katherine Faris George. He was a retired operating engineer for a nuclear test facility in Nevada and a member of the Elks Club. Mr. George is survived by his wife, Georgia Kay; children, Christopher R. George, Edward H. Valdez, Melanie George Hernandez and Wade George; two brothers, Fred and Richard George; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service Wednesday at St. Mary Church. Interment, Huerfano Masonic Cemetery.

George, Iube K.
Iube K George - Huerfano World - March 2, 2000 - Antonito resident Iube K George, 92, died Feb. 19, 2000 in St Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo. Born Aug. 11, 1907 in Walsenburg, the son of the late Kalil and Effie Farris George, he married Eliza Salas June 17, 1983 in Monte Vista. He was a self-employed merchant who owned and operated Shop Rite Center in Antonito for many years. His hobbies included tinkering with cars, yard sales and the time he spent with family. Survivors include his wife, Eliza, of the family home; his mother, Effie George, Walsenburg; one daughter, Sister Rebecca Alvarez, Trinidad; three sons, Milton George and Dick George, Walsenburg and Fred George, Antonito; five sisters, Edna Ferrendelli, Farmington, NM, Sherma Jerant, Walsenburg, Dorothy Tomsic, Huntington Beach, CA, Betty Baker, Kirkwood, CA and June Von Schoyck, New Cayen, CA; one brother, Sam George, Sulphur, LA; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral service was from Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Conejos. Burial was in Fox Creek Cemetery.

George, Jean
Jean George - Huerfano World - March 11, 1993 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1911: Jean George, who settled on the Cucharas just east of town in 1879, died of pneumonia. He leaves his wife, a son August and daughter Mrs. Joe Ohrel. [Editor's Note: Jean George died March 2, 1911. Obituary listed World Independent, March 4, 1911, Page 1, and Walsenburg World, March 9, 1911, Page 1.]

George, Lenna B.
Lenna B. George - Pueblo Chieftain - January 24, 1987 - Lenna B. George, following a long illness, passed away quietly at her home on Jan. 22, 1987, two days before her 81st birthday. A 50-year resident of Walsenburg, Mrs. George was preceded in death by her husband, A. K. George. As a lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mrs. George lovingly served friends, family and neighbors. She will be sadly missed by her sister, four nephews, two nieces, two grandnephews and a grand-niece. Arrangements are pending.

George, Lennah
Lennah George - La Veta Signature - February 5, 1987 - Lennah George, 80, died January 22, 1987 in Walsenburg after a lengthy illness. Mrs. George was born in Wardsville, Louisiana on January 24, 1906. After her marriage to A.K. "Boots" George, the couple moved to Walsenburg where she had lived for the past 50 years. Mr. George preceded her in death in 1977. As a lifelong member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, she lovingly served friends, family and neighbors. Mrs. George's living relatives include a sister, Donna Edwards of Denver, four nephews, two nieces, two grandnephews and a grandniece. Private graveside services were held at Masonic Cemetery on Saturday, January 24, 1987. J. M. Antle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

George, Lloyd Francis
Lloyd Francis George - Pueblo Chieftain - May 18, 1987 - Lloyd Francis George, late of Pueblo, May 16, 1987, at a local nursing home. Survived by his son, Garry K. (Nancy) George, Pueblo; sister, Gladys (Roy) Schoberlin, Denver; sister-in-law, Lorraine Pike, Pueblo; and brother-in-law, James (Donna) Maxey, Canon City. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Member of Elks Lodge No. 90. Born July 4, 1906, in Wichita, Kan. Pueblo resident for 43 years. Mr. George worked in construction as a union carpenter until his retirement in 1965. Preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie F. George, Feb. 25, 1984. Service, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, Davis-Wallin Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Randall A. Mundt officiating. Interment, Imperial. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. today. The family may be contacted at 47 Briarwood.

George, Margaret Ethel
Margaret Ethel George - Pueblo Chieftain - August 18, 1986 - Margaret Ethel George, 82, of Trinidad, died Aug. 14, 1986, at the Trinidad State Nursing Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at Mt. Carmel Catholic Church with Father Russ Meyerhofer as celebrant. Interment will be in the Trinidad Catholic Cemetery with Father Meyerhofer and Father James Richie of the First Christian Church officiating. The family may be contacted at 824 Tillotson.

George, Richard
Richard “Dick” George - Huerfano World - December 21, 2006 - Richard “Dick” George of Walsenburg, entered into rest December 15, 2006 in Walsenburg. Dick was born July 3, 1929 in North Veta. He was 77 years of age. He is survived by many family members and several special friends who were like family to him. Mr. George is preceded in death by his mother Catherine and father Iube, brothers Milton and Fred George. Dick will be missed by all. As an antique dealer and collector, Dick found himself in many interesting endeavors; he enjoyed auctions, and spending time with his friends. A visitation was held Wednesday and a funeral service open to the public will be held today, Thursday, December 21, 2006 at 11 a.m. at Johnson-Romero Funeral Home, 525 Main Street in Walsenburg, followed by a private family committal at the Masonic Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the loving care of Johnson-Romero Family Funeral Home.

George, Richard Gordon
Richard Gordon George - Denver Post - July 15, 1995 - Richard Gordon George, Construction worker, 33 - Richard Gordon George of Alamosa, a construction worker, died July 3. He was 33. Services were July 5 and 6 in Antonito. A burial service was July 7 in Ortiz Cemetery in Ortiz. He was born June 18, 1962, in Antonito. He was a 1981 graduate of Antonito High School and was a state wrestling champion. He worked in the building construction industry. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing pool, traveling, body building and racing cars. On Nov. 21, 1993, he married Lilly J. Reuss. He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Dawn Elen George; his mother and stepfather, Ellen and Jose "Gabby" Villarreal, Antonito; his father, Milton George, Walsenburg; six sisters, Melanie Hernandez, Greeley, Dayana Lucero, Albuquerque, Roberta Gallegos, Denver, Sarah Gallegos, Greeley, Terry Villarreal Golba, Alamosa, and Cheryl Villarreal Hall, Nebraska; four brothers, Tony Villarreal, New Mexico, Wade George, Antonito, Arnold Duran, Denver, and Joey Villarreal, New Mexico; and three grandparents.

George, Rose Margareta
Rose Margareta George - Pueblo Chieftain - September 30, 1918 - Rose Margareta George, age 13 years, died at the family home, 904 east Evans Avenue, yesterday afternoon after an illness of one month. She was a pupil of Central school and beloved by all her playmates. She leaves her father, Domenic George, two sisters, Lena of St. Louis, and Mary and a brother Henry, of the family home. The body is being cared for by the United Undertaking company and the funeral will be announced later.

George, Solomon
Solomon George - Pueblo Chieftain - July 1, 1986 - Solomon George, 94, passed away June 30, 1986, in Walsenburg after a lengthy illness. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, at St. Mary Catholic Church. Interment will be at Masonic Cemetery, Walsenburg.



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