The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Gharrity, Michael G.
Michael G. Gharrity - Pueblo Chieftain - February 26, 1998 - Michael G. Gharrity, 50, passed away Feb. 18, 1998. Survived by his mother, Helen Gharrity of Beloit, Wis.- children, Laura Gharrity of New York, N.Y., Thomas Gharrity of Las Vegas, Nev., Bridget Gharrity of Natchitoches, La., and Patrick Gharrity of Pueblo and six siblings. Born Aug. 18, 1947, in Beloit, Wis. Michael's career was in retail sales. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, 1998, at Christ the King Church, 1708 Horseshoe, with the Rev. Father Leonard Racki as celebrant.

Ghella, Frank Joseph Jr.
Frank Joseph Ghella Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - February 28, 2000 - Frank Joseph Ghella Jr., of Littleton, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000. Survived by his children, Don (Donise) Ghella, Mesa, Ariz., Sharon (David) Shilling, Littleton; grandchildren, Jennifer, Melissa and Holly Ghella, Heather Pierce, Shannon Gilbert, Amber Harrington; brother, George (Mary Ann) Ghella; sister, Esther Hobeika, Walsenburg. Preceded in death by his parents, Frank Joseph and Anna Guiliani Ghella Sr.; a daughter, Patricia K. Ghella; two sisters, Rosemary and Marguerite Ghella. Mr. Ghella, born in Pryor, Colo., was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Normandy at the Battle of the Bulge and during D Day. He was an officer for the Colorado State Patrol, retiring in 1980. Services, St. Mary Church. Rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, recited by Sr. Carol Tlach. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday with Father Rich Wehymeyer officiating. Honor Guard, Colorado State Patrol. Interment, South St. Mary Cemetery. Donations can be made to Sr. Carol's Ministry, the Senior Outreach Program through St. Mary Church. Huerfano World - March 2, 2000 - Frank Joseph Ghella Jr., 78, of Littleton, died Feb. 26, 2000. Born Aug. 28, 1921 in Pryor to the late Frank Joseph and Anna Guiliani Ghella Sr., he graduated from Huerfano County High School and afterward worked in the Pryor coal mine. He joined the U.S. Army in 1942 and served in Normandy at the Battle of the Bulge. He was discharged in 1945. Mr. Ghella was an officer of the Colorado State Patrol, retiring in 1980. Survivors include a son, Don Ghella, Mesa, AZ; a daughter, Sharon Skilling, Littleton; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; a brother, George Ghella, Walsenburg and a sister, Esther Hobeika, Walsenburg. Funeral service from St Mary Church in Walsenburg. Honor guard, Colorado State Patrol. Burial in South St, Mary Cemetery.

Ghella, Marguerite R.
Marguerite R. Ghella - Pueblo Chieftain - November 3, 1987 - Marguerite R. Ghella of Walsenburg, Nov. 1, 1987. Sister of Frank Ghella, Littleton, Esther Hobeika and George (Mary Ann) Ghella and best friend, Helen Gomez, all of Walsenburg. Numerous nieces and nephews, including Shirley Hribar, Ann Marie Hobeika, Donald (Carol) Ghella, and Sharon (David) Skilling. Survived also by aunts, uncles and other relatives. Services, St. Mary Church: rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Wednesday. Interment, South St. Mary Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the rosary and interment services at Mazzone Hall. The family prefers contributions to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home office.

Gherna, Sam D.
Sam D. Gherna - Pueblo Chieftain - December 30, 2005 - Sam D. Gherna, 89, went home to be with Jesus on Dec. 28, 2005. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; two sisters; and his daughter, Jeannie Pappas. Sam served in WWII in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Florence Elks Club and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles No. 147. Sam retired from Colorado Cement Masons in 1978. He loved working in his yard, bowling and playing the guitar. He was a wonderful, loving husband, father and grandfather. Sam is survived by his wife, Berneice Gherna; three daughters and sons-in-law; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Viewing, 4 to 7 p.m. today, and funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005; both at T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Entombment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Ghiardi, Bruno
Bruno Ghiardi - Huerfano World - June 17, 1993 - This Week in La Veta History - 1912: Seven-year-old Bruno Ghiardi died of pneumonia.

Ghiardi, Constance A.
Constance A. Ghiardi - Huerfano World - January 7, 1982 - Constance A. Ghiardi of La Veta died in Pueblo Dec. 30, Born in Hezron, Miss Ghiardi served 49 years as both teacher and principal in the La Veta schools. She was a graduate of the University of Colorado, a charter member of Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority, a member of the University Alumni Club, Study Club, Huerfano County Historical Society, past matron and secretary of Mariposa Chapter No. 63 Order of the Eastern Star a member of the First Baptist Church and church choir and the Baptist B-Loyals Club of La Veta. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Mina Yourick, Walsenburg. Funeral service was Saturday in the First Baptist Church of La Veta. Graveside service was by Mariposa Chapter No. 63 Order of the Eastern Star of La Veta. Burial was in La Veta Cemetery. Furphy Lawson Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Ghiardi, James
James Ghiardi - Walsenburg World-Independent - July 8, 1940 - Ghiardi Services Held at La Veta -Funeral services for James Ghiardi, Huerfano County welfare director, who died suddenly July 5, were held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at La Veta. Interment was in the La Veta cemetery, Rev. Gerault of the Methodist church delivered the sermon, and Masonic rites were held at the grave. Ghiardi was born at Prior, Colo., Oct. 17, 1904, and was a graduate of the La Veta Union high school and the University of Colorado. He had been serving since March 18 as welfare director, taking the vacancy caused by the resignation of Mrs. Ellen Kastner. He was well known and respected throughout the county and was prominent in civic and lodge activities. He was a member of the I. O. O. F. lodge, Masonic orders, secretary of the La Veta Rotarians, and a member of the town council. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ghiardi of La Veta, two sisters, Constance, of La Veta, and Mina, of Walsenburg. Funeral arrangements were made by the Furphy brother's mortuary. Huerfano World - August 28, 2003 - This Week in La Veta History - 1940: George Pickens of the Howard Lumber and Supply was appointed to fill the vacancy on town board caused by the death of James Ghiardi.

Ghione, Lucille
Lucille Ghione – Huerfano World – August 15, 2002 - Lucille Ghione, born in Walsenburg 1915; passed away July 25, 2002 in Los Angeles, CA. Survived by sister Lillian; sister-in-law Gloria (Joseph) Ghione; two nieces, Laura (Fred) Benson and Teresa (David) Rosso; and nephew Joseph Ghione. Lucille was graduated from Huerfano County High School in 1935. She left soon after to join her sister Louise (Chuck) Falsetta and brother Joseph living in Los Angeles, each now deceased. Also predeceased by parents Catherine and Emilio Ghione. Her father was a prominent builder during the early 1900's. Among his credits were St. Mary (Ussel) School, the rectory and convent also many coal camp houses and mine tipples. Lucille and Lillian shared an apartment in Los Angeles nearly 50 years. They were completely devoted to each other, enjoying many activities, including more than 35 trips overseas.

Giaccio, Josephine M.
Josephine M. Giaccio - Pueblo Chieftain - September 13, 2000 - Josephine M. Giaccio, a lifelong resident of Pueblo for the past 97 years, passed away Sept. l0, 2000, at her home. She is preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Giaccio, on Aug. 1, 1985, and her parents, Teresa and Florrie Cardillo. She is survived by her loving sister and best friend, Clementine Cardillo. Also survived by her brother-in-law, Col. Albert (Mildred) Giaccio; cousins, Elizabeth Cone and Charles Santangelo; and by her adopted family, Gudrun and Lawrence Fritz. Josephine was a member of St. Leander Catholic Church, the Altar Rosary, the Legion of Mary, the Ministry of Praise Diocese of Pueblo and the Holy Cross Abbey in Canon City. Viewing, 3 to 5 p.m. today, Sept. 13, 2000, at Funeral Home. Recitation of the rosary, 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Both services will be held at St. Leander Catholic Church with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Giacomozzi, Fortunado
Fortunado Giacomozzi - Telluride Daily Journal - January 23, 1907 - Explosion in Trinidad Mine Today - Trinidad, Jan. 23 - An explosion in the main entry of the mouth of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company's coal mine at Primero occurred this morning. It is reported that twenty miners were killed and may be more. The explosion it is supposed was caused by a "windy shot." Note: Fortunado Giacomozzi is listed among the dead of the Primero Mine disaster of January 23, 1907 through the Denver Public Library's collection entitled "Colorado Mining Fatalities." It lists Fortunado Giacomozzi as a Hungarian, age 52, and married. He was working as a "day man" for Colorado Fuel & Iron, and the cause of death was listed as an explosion of gas and dust. For complete details of this disaster go to: http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/primero.html

Giadone, Ann
Ann Giadone - Pueblo Chieftain - August 1, 1987 - Ann Giadone passed away in Pueblo. Mother of Nikki (Myron) Chandler, Ronald (Peggy) Erjavec, Carole Giadone (fiancée of Joe Ferkul), and Lesli (Richard) Sindeband. Grandmother of John, Jason and Jim Chandler, Julie and Joe Erjavec and Tara and Kelli Sindeband. Sister of Carole Jamnick and Vacoslav Fabjancic. Private family serves were held.

Giadone, Donald Lee
Donald Lee Giadone - Pueblo Chieftain - May 22, 2006 - Donald Lee Giadone, 51, of Roggen, Colo. passed away on May 18, 2006, in Denver. He was born on Dec. 29, 1954, in Pueblo, to Dominic Giadone and Evelyn M. Cross. He graduated from Pueblo County High School, in 1973. Donald married Connie Robertson in Keenesburg, Colo. on Oct. 31, 1995. He is survived by parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Giadone of Pueblo; wife, Connie Giadone of Roggen; daughter, Dawn (Mike) Tack of Pueblo; twin sons, Gus (Abby) Giadone and Guy Giadone, both of Pueblo; stepchildren, Richard Robertson of Keenesburg; Jerry and Brandon Hafner, both of Roggen; and Joanna Davidson of South Carolina; brother, Jim (Susan) Giadone of Fowler; sisters, Jackie Miller, of Hereford, Texas and Mary (Tim) Provost of Havendale; and eight grandchildren. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fort Logan National Cemetery, staging area "A," Denver, Colo.

Giadone, John
John Giadone - Pueblo Chieftain - August 5, 1987 - John Giadone, Aug. 3, 1987. Husband of Mary Giadone and brother of Jasper (Bernice) Giadone and Dominic (Yula) Giadone, both of Pueblo. Survived also by numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sisters, Rosalie Pollare and Josephine Anselmo and brothers, Tom Giadone and Carl Giadone. A lifelong Pueblo resident, Mr. Giadone was a member of St. Joseph parish and was employed as a salesman for Watkins Products for more than 30 years. Private service. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers.

Giadone, Pete J.
Pete J. Giadone - Pueblo Chieftain - March 05, 1986 - Pete J. Giadone of 24583 E. Everett Road, March 4, 1986. Husband of Mrs. Grace Marascola Giadone and father of Pete (Joyce) Giadone Jr., of Pueblo; and Joseph (Sue) Giadone, Lamar. Grandfather of Laurie Drew, Steve Giadone, Richard Giadone, Pete E. Giadone, Jeffrey Giadone, Joseph E. Giadone, and great-grandfather of Barry Drew Survived also by his mother-in-law, Mary Fatta of Pueblo. Predeceased by his parents, Joe and Jennie Giadone, and brothers, Tom, Tony, and Sam Giadone. Mr. Giadone was a lifelong Pueblo resident and St. Charles Mesa farmer and was a member of St. Joseph Parish. He also served on the board of directors of the Pueblo County Rural Fire Department for many years. Mr. and Mrs. Giadone celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary this past April. Services, St. Joseph Church. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Thursday and Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Friday. Interment, Roselawn. Memorials may be made to the Pueblo Rural Fire Department in care of the funeral home office. The family will receive friends at their home at 24583 E. Everett Road.

Giadone, Pete Jr.
Pete Giadone Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - October 16, 2002 - Pete Giadone Jr., 59, born Oct. 2, 1943, passed away Oct. 14, 2002. Survived by his loving wife, Joyce Giadone; and his children, Richard (Beverly) Giadone and Pete Eugene (Gabrial) Giadone. Grandfather of Jessica Giadone, Kayleigh, Chris, Jordan, Chyenne and Dixie Giadone and Barry Drew. Also survived by his mother, Grace Giadone; brother, Joe (Sue) Giadone; daughter-in-law, Kelli Giadone; father- and mother-in-law, John and Edith Prince; sister- and brother-in-law, Glenna and Alan Kyle; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his daughter, Laurie Giadone; father, Pete Giadone; and nephew, Dale Kyle. Pete was a retired fireman and a lifetime farmer. He was one of the founders of the Mira Sol Chile Corp. He founded the La Veta Farmers Market and was very active in the La Veta Community and considered it his second home. Viewing, noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Joseph Church in Blende. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Pueblo Rural Fire District or the La Veta Skate Park in Pete's memory through the funeral home office. Huerfano World - October 17, 2002 - Pete Giadone Dies - Pete Giadone Jr., 59, born Oct. 2, 1943, passed away Oct. 14, 2002. Survived by his loving wife, Joyce; sons, Richard (Beverly) Giadone and Pete Eugene (Gabrial) Giadone; grandchildren, Jessica Giadone, Kayleigh, Chris, Jordan, Chyenne and Dixie Giadone and Barry Drew; mother, Grace Giadone; brother, Joe (Sue) Giadone; daughter-in-law, Kelli Giadone; father- and mother-in-law, John and Edith Prince; sister- and brother-in-law, Glenna and Alan Kyle; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by daughter, Laurie Giadone, and nephew, Dale Kyle. Pete was a retired fireman and lifetime farmer. He was one of the founders of the Mira, Sol Chile Corp. He founded the La Veta Farmers Market and was very active in the La Veta community, considering it his second home. He was named an honorary citizen of La Veta. Funeral mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Joseph Church in Blende. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made in Pete's memory to the Pueblo Rural Fire District of The Vein Skate Park in La Veta.

Giadone, Pete V.
Pete V. “Jack” Giadone - Pueblo Chieftain - October 26, 2003 - Pete V. “Jack” Giadone, a lifelong Pueblo resident, passed away Oct. 24, 2003, in Pueblo. Jack was born Aug. 14, 1929, to Carl and Pauline Giadone, who preceded him in death. His survivors include his sister, Josephine (Robert M.) Smith of Beulah; nieces, Patty Ann (Vernon Schiffer) Minkler and Tina M. Meyer; nephew, Carl R. (Donna) Smith; five great-nieces and nephews and two great-great-nieces and nephews. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, in the St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1145 S. Aspen Road. Interment of the cremated remains will follow in the Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, the family requests that donations in memory of Jack be made to the Drug Free School Program at the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office.

Giadone, Yula M.
Yula M. Giadone - Pueblo Chieftain - November 01, 1999 - Yula M. Giadone, passed away Oct. 31, 1999. Preceded in death by parents, husband, Dominic Giadone and one grandson. Survived by daughter, Connie M. (Robert) Piserchio, San Diego, Calif.; son, Dominic (J'uan) Giadone Jr., Pueblo; stepson, Victor Giadone, Pueblo; and stepdaughter, Anna Johnson of Denver. Also survived by three grandchildren, including Dominic Giadone III; two great-granddaughters; sister, Margie Taggert, Leota, Kan.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial service, Tuesday, 2 p.m. at George McCarthy Historic Chapel.

Gianardi, John
John Ginardi - Walsenburg World - July 4, 1924 - Dead Man Discovered Near Ravenwood Thursday - The body of a man believed to be that of John Ginardi, who disappeared from his home on East Seventh Street on June 12th, was discovered Thursday in a partly decomposed condition on a hill on the other side of Ravenwood. The body was discovered by Sam Pacheco of Ravenwood, who was out looking for some horses. Details of the gruesome find are not available at his time, since we go to press early on account of our regular press day being on the 4th of July, but report is that there is evidence of foul play, that the body discovered had a hole in the head, and that some empty shells were found near the body, but the theory of suicide can not be held since there was no gun found anywhere near the body. Joe Viscoli, a son-in-law of the man is of the opinion that Ginardi was enticed away and done to death. We may be able to give more details before going to press, since an examination of the body by physicians is to be made this (Thursday) afternoon. Ginardi was last seen on Thursday, June 12th. At this time he gave some money to his grandchildren, Gulfo and Sergio Viscoli, and they reported that at that time he complained of a headache. Ginardi was missed Friday when Mrs. Viscoli, his daughter, went to the home of her father and found the house in confusion with his clothes lying on the floor. There was some money found in one of the bureau drawers, so that robbery is not thought to be a motive for any crime. The authorities were not notified of the disappearance of Ginardi until Saturday, June 14th, when a search of ht hills was made but without result until the finding of the body Thursday of this week. Ginardi was about 55 years of age and has lived in Walsenburg for the past fifteen years, and had a market garden east of the city.***** Walsenburg World - July 4, 1924 - Gianardi Was Shot, Report The Examining Physicians -An examination made by Dr. Noonan late Thursday afternoon disclosed the fact that John Gianardi had been shot. The bullet entered at the outer side of the eye and ranged to the back of the skull fracturing it at the rear but did not make an exit. It does not appear, however, that the man could have shot himself since there was no gun found anywhere near him, although seven shells were found near his hat on the ground, and there was one shell in his pocket. It would rather appear that the man was murdered, and an attempt made to make it appear like suicide. An eighth ounce bottle of strychnine was also found near the body, with about one third of the contents emptied. This might show suicide were it not for the wound in the head, the shells and the absence of any gun. The coroner informs us that the body will be retained until Tuesday, and that he will consult the district attorney before deciding upon an inquest. There is very little evidence that can be put before a jury. John Gianardi's daughter visited the body at the undertaking establishment of Furphy Brothers and identified the body as that of her father. John Gianardi - World Independent - July 4, 1924 - John Gianardi Found Dead with Bullet Hole Thru Temple - Bible And Poison Lying Near Body Discovered At Ravenwood Today. Murder or Suicide? That is the question that officials in the sheriff's office are trying to answer as the result of the discovery of a body that has been identified as belonging to John Gianardi, who disappeared from his home here on June 12. The gruesome find was made by Sam Pacheko, a miner at the Ravenwood mine, who was attempting to find a team of horses that had strayed away during the night. When first discovered, the body was almost entirely disintegrated, and the eyes had dropped out, but a bullet hole thru the right temple and another thru the top of the dead man's skull seems to lead Sheriff Charles Cornwall into the theory that the man was murdered. The fact that no gun, and that several empty shells were found in the near vicinity, leads officials further into this theory, and they are preparing to make a concentrated search for clews that might lead into finding a supposed murderer. On the other hand, a bottle of deadly poison and a Bible were found beside the body, indicating as far as one can see that suicide had been the case. The sheriff, accompanied by Deputy Sheriff Tom True and Coroner Gabe Furphy, left immediately for the scene of the tragedy near Ravenwood, when informed by Pacheko, After finding the bottle of strychnine near the body, the officials brought the ghastly thing to the morgue where it is being examined to find if any poison had entered the body. True expressed the opinion that Gianardi had committed suicide, and that a stranger had stolen the gun from the dead body, without reporting the find to the sheriff. At the time he disappeared, Gianardi left practically no clew as to where he might be. He left his home, apparently to return again, after presenting two of his grandchildren with a dollar each. A posse searched for several days after his disappearance, but gave up the search as hopeless. The dead man was 55 years old. He had lived here for 15 years, and had worked at the Walsen mine most of the time. Before leaving his home on June 12, Gianardi complained of having a headache. ***Walsenburg World - July 8, 1924 - John Gianardi Funeral Sunday - Funeral services for John Gianardi, whose dead body was found on the hill near Ravenwood, was held at the Catholic church Sunday. Gianardi had been missing for about three weeks at the time his body was found. At the inquest held over the remains the jury found that Gianardi came to his death from a gun shot wound received in the head, but did not determine whether the killing was felonious or not. John Gianardi has lived in the Untied States for the past twenty-five years, most of that time in Walsenburg. The deceased is survived by two sons, Marcelino Gianardi of Kansas City; and John Gianardi, Jr., of this city; and by four daughters, Mrs. Teresa Viscoli, Mrs. Lena Ferri, and Miss Stella Gianardi of this city, and Mrs. Jennie W. Nickol of Kansas City. Interment was in the Catholic cemetery under the direction of Furphy Brothers, undertakers. ***World Independent July 8, 1924 - Inquest Is Held Over Body Of John Gianardi - The inquest over the body of John Gianardi, 50 year old resident of this community, whose body was found near Ravenwood Thursday by Sam Pacheko, was held Saturday afternoon in the court room, with Sheriff Charles Cornwall, Dr. G.M. Noonan and Sam Pacheko testifying as the principal witnesses. After hearing the evidence, which brought out the fact that Gianardi was shot thru the head, the coroner's jury brought in a verdict declaring that he came to his death as the result of a bullet wound that was inflicted by himself or by the hand of someone unknown. At the time of his disappearance on June 12, Gianardi complained of having a headache. Before leaving his home he gave two of his grandchildren a dollar each. This is thought by some officials to indicate the deceased committed suicide, since a prayer book that belonged to his dead wife and a bottle of deadly poison were found along side of the body. The funeral was held Sunday from the Furphy Undertaking parlors.

Giannetta, Carl J.
Carl J. Giannetta - Pueblo Chieftain - June 22, 2000 - Carl J. Giannetta, 85, beloved husband of Patricia (Carlino) Giannetta, went to the Lord on June 19, 2000. Preceded in death by parents, Carpio and Frances Giannetta; granddaughter, Frances Diane; brother, Louie Giannetta; sister, Mary Linicome. Survived by son, Carl L. (Juaniva) Giannetta, Ph.D.; daughter, Frances (Anthony W.) Ingo; grandson, Anthony W. Jr. (Christina) Ingo; granddaughters, Patricia Giannetta, Deborah (Andrew) Cesarelli, Stephanie Mijo, Carla (Justin) Schaeffer, Brenda (James) Butler; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Rose Giannetta, Frances Fortunato, Brooklyn, N.Y., Mary Cozzolino, New York, Anna Carlino, New York; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Viewing today, June 22, 2000, 2-4 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass Friday, June 23, 2000, 10 a.m., St. Pius X Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Those who wish may make contributions to the St. Pius X Church building fund in memory of Carl J. Giannetta.

Giannetta, Patricia B.
Patricia B. Giannetta - Pueblo Chieftain - October 26, 2003 - Patricia B. Giannetta passed away on Oct. 25, 2003. Preceded in death by her loving husband of 64 years, Carl Joseph; parents, Rosaria and Leborio Carlino; infant granddaughter, Frances Diane Giannetta; siblings, Rose Comi, Tina Cortese, Tony, Charles and Frank Carlino. Survived by her son, Carl L. (Juaniva) Giannetta; daughter, Frances M. (Anthony W.) Ingo Sr.; grandchildren, Patricia Giannetta, Deborah (Andrew) Cesaretti, Stephanie Mijo, Anthony (Christina) Ingo Jr., Carla (Justin) Schaeffer, Brenda (Jim) Butler; great-grandchildren, Tim Horstkamp, Tamera Cesaretti, Jennifer and Chris Mijo, Courtney and Michael Ingo, Sarah and Caela Schaeffer, Alaura and Christina Butler; sisters, Frances Fortunato, Mary Cozzolino; brother, Bob Carlino; sisters-in-law, Rose Giannetta and Ann Carlino; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation, 2 to 5 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Shrine of St. Therese, Father Leonard Racki, Celebrant. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, Animal Welfare, or Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Patricia's memory.

Giannette, Mary
Mary "Mitzi" Giannette - Pueblo Chieftain - February 04, 2001 - Age 88, of Pueblo, passed away Feb. 2, 2001. She is preceded in death by her husband, Sam Giannette; parents, Michael and Mary Dolinar; and sister, Helen Aldred. Survived by sister, Betty (Leonard) Harman, Pueblo; brother, Michael (Ben) Dolinar, Grand Junction; friends of the neighborhood, Henry (Virginia) Krasovec, Larry (Billie) Edie, Hermena McKittrick, Anna Parkinen and Curtis (Sharon) Turner. Also survived by other relatives. Honoring Mary's wishes, there will be a private family service and interment. In lieu of food and flowers, those who wish may make contributions to a charity of their choice.

Giannetto, Edna Rose
Edna Rose Giannetto - Pueblo Chieftain - July 27, 1997 - Edna Rose Giannetto, passed away July 25, 1997. Survived by her husband, Joe- sons, Frank Allen Giannetto and Dr. Steven (JoAnn) Giannetto- two grandchildren, Jamie and Lindsy Giannetto, all of Pueblo. Also survived by her sisters, Betty Wood of Arizona and Shirley McClelland of California- and brother, Richard (Yvonne) Underwood- numerous nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Preceded in death by parents, John Bishop and Lula Anne Underwood- and one sister, Diana Kenworthy. Mrs. Giannetto was an avid bowler and bingo player. Funeral Mass, Monday, 7 p.m. at St. Pius X. Rosary and Entombment, 11 a.m. in Denver, Fairmount Mausoleum. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Family will greet friends at a reception in the church hall after Mass. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association in her memory.

Giannetto, Michele
Michele “Mike” Giannetto - Pueblo Chieftain - August 01, 2001 - Age 85, born Oct. 31, 1915, in Lucca, Sicily, passed away July 30, 2001. Mr. Giannetto is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Bonnie, and his children, Sylvester (Kathy) Giannetto and Annalee (Mike) Klintz. Grandfather of Mike Giannetto, JoAnn (Steve) Miller and Nick Klintz. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and sisters-in-law in Sicily and the United States. Preceded in death by seven brothers, two sisters and parents, Sylvester and Anna. He was a veteran of World War II with the Italian Army. Mike came to the United States and moved to Pueblo in 1956 and worked at the CF&I Steel Corp for 22 years. He liked to garden and spend time with his family and will be sadly missed by his wife, children and grandchildren. Viewing, Wednesday, noon to 7 p.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Funeral Mass, Thursday, 10 a.m. Shrine of St. Therese. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. The family would like to thank Dr. James Stjernholm, Jennifer and Darlene and St. Mary-Corwin ICU and the staff of St. Mary-Corwin Emergency Room. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers.

Giannetto, Sylvester
Sylvester Giannetto - Pueblo Chieftain - March 17, 1987 - Sylvester Giannetto. March 16, 1987. Husband of Joan Giannetto, who passed away Nov. 8, 1980, and father of Antoinette Mae (Joseph) Angelico, Colorado Springs; Josephine (John) Lord, Auburn, Calif., and Beatrice (Albert) Stasco, Pueblo. Survived also by a brother, Phillip Giannetto, Porterville, Calif.; several sisters who reside in Lucca, Sicily; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. In addition, he is survived by several nieces and nephews. Mr. Giannetto immigrated to the United States from his native Sicily in 1923 and had been a Pueblo resident since 1926. He was a member of the Shrine of St. Therese Parish and served in the Italian Army from 1916 to 1918. He was employed in the Rod Mill at the CF&I for 30 years, retiring in 1966. Services, Shrine of St. Therese. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Thursday and Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Friday. Interment, Roselawn. The family respectfully requests the omission of food. They will greet friends at the mortuary from 2 until 5 p.m. on Thursday and at the church following the rosary.

Giarratano, Ann
Ann Giarratano - Pueblo Chieftain - February 14, 1998 - Ann Giarratano, passed away Feb. 13, 1998. Survived by her husband, Tony Giarratano- sons, Michael (Josephine) Giarratano, Pueblo and Richard (Carolyn) Giarratano, Golden. Also survived by sisters, Elsie (Joe) Chorak, Mary (Al) Drobnick- brothers, Fred Pechek, Charles Pechek, Robert (Mae) Pechek and Daniel (Mary) Pechek, all of Pueblo- sisters-in-law, Beverly and Ann Pechek, Clara and Rose Giarratano, all of Pueblo- eight grandchildren- 15 great-grandchildren- and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Giarratano was a member of St. Mary Church parish where services will be held. Funeral Mass, Monday, 10 a.m. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and may be contacted at 140 Princeton.

Giarratano, Jane
Jane Giarratano - Pueblo Chieftain - May 26, 2002 - Jane Giarratano, age 88, born Dec. 28, 1913, passed away May 24, 2002. Preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Giarratano; infant daughter, Laura Jean; brothers, Sam and Fred Cortese; and sister, Lucille Webb. Survived by sons, Dr. Angelo (Denise) Giarratano and Cecil (Mary) Giarratano. Also survived by grandchildren, Chad and Genise Giarratano; brothers, Tony (Jennie) Cortese and Joe (Velma) Cortese; and sister, Mary DeSalvo; sisters-in-law, Angie Giarratano, Ann Darpino, Jennie (Ed) Thacker, Dency (Forrest) Price, Sylvia (Wayne) Boden and Catherine Torri; as well as several nieces and nephews and special neighbors, Herman and Emma Sisneros and Francis Cullen and family. Jane was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and enjoyed gardening. She especially enjoyed her roses. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sacred Heart Cathedral. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Giarratano, John A.
John A. (Jerry) Giarratano - Pueblo Chieftain - June 30, 1998 - John A. (Jerry) Giarratano, lifetime resident of Pueblo, passed away June 28, 1998. Mr. Giarratano was a 1942 graduate of Centennial High School, and was a veteran of the United States Army, 101st Airborne, serving as a Paratrooper in the D-Day Invasion of Normandy, France, and was the recipient of the Purple Heart, 2 Clusters, and the Bronze Star Medal for Bravery. He became a partner with his brother, Cecil, in the operation of Jerry's Lounge, previously known as Jerry's Drive Inn from 1946 until 1980, at which time he became a Field Appraiser for the Pueblo County Assessor, and retired in January 1991. Preceded in death by his parents, Jennie and Angelo Giarratano- his brother, Cecil- and sister, Lillian Ponzo. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Angie Daurio Giarratano- daughter, Patty Price- son, Gary (Kim) Giarratano, all of Denver- his five sisters, Ann Darpino of California, Catherine Torri of Pueblo, Jenny (Edgar) Thacker of Denver, Prudence (Forrest) Price of California, and Sylvia (Wayne) Boden of Ohio- four grandchildren, Brenda and Eric Price, John and Julie Giarratano, all of Denver- sisters-in-law, Virginia Pisciotta, Jane Giarratano- brothers-in-law, Louie (Helen) Daurio, and John (Charlene) Daurio, all of Pueblo. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 1998, St. Patrick's Church. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, 1998. Those who wish may make contributions to the St. Mary-Corwin Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit in care of the John A. Giarratano Family.

Giarratano, Josephine
Josephine (Giannetto) Giarratano - Pueblo Chieftain - February 20, 2004 - Josephine (Giannetto) Giarratano, 87, born Sept. 20, 1916, passed away Feb. 18, 2004. Preceded in death by her husband, Carl Giarratano in 1971; parents, Frank and Josephine Giannetto; and brother, Sam Giannetto. Survived by her sons, John and Frank Giarratano; grandson, Nathan Giarratano; sister, Vivian (Joe) DeSalvo; brothers, Joe Giannetto and Phillip (Shirley) Giannetto; and numerous nieces and nephews. Josephine was a devoted wife and loving mother. The family would like to thank the staff at Sharmar Village Care Center for their care of Josephine. Viewing, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Francis Xavier Church. The family will receive friends in the Mediterranean Room following the Mass. Entombment, noon Monday, Fairmount Mausoleum, Denver, Colo. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to St. Francis Xavier Church in Josephine's memory.

Giarratano, Rose
Rose Giarratano - Pueblo Chieftain - June 06, 1999 - Rose Giarratano, 92, lifetime Pueblo resident, was born July 30, 1906, and passed away unexpectedly June 4, 1999. Member, Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish. Preceded in death by parents, Salvatore and Josephine Geonetta-sister, Mary Ingo, Josephine Giarratano and Conjetta Genova- brothers, Fredand Tony Geonetta- and son-in-law, Pete Bonfiglio. Survivors include three children, Michael V. (Sue) Giarratano, Sam P. (Mildred) Giarratano and Rosalie Bonfiglio, all of Pueblo- brother, Sam Geonetta- brother-in-law, Tony Giarratano- and sister-in-law, Clara Giarratano- eight grandchildren- 14great-grandchildren- and two great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Christ the King Church. Interment, Roselawn. Visitation, Monday, 1-5 p.m., T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home. Family may be contacted at 542-2609.

Giarratano, Sam P.
Sam P. Giarratano - Pueblo Chieftain - August 10, 2001 - Sam P. Giarratano, passed away Aug. 9, 2001. He was born Jan. 26, 1933, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by parents, Joe and Rose Giarratano. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 45 years, Mildred; children, Ned (Carol) Shanley, Carla (Kurt) Heinen, Sandie (Juan) DeHerrera and Joe Giarratano; also eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Mike (Sue) Giarratano; sister, Rosalie Bonfiglio; uncles, Sam Geonetta and Tony Giarratano; aunt, Kelly Giarratano; three sisters-in-law; and numerous nieces and nephews. He retired from CF&I Steel after 30 years of service and worked as a door greeter at South Side Wal-Mart. He enjoyed working on his 1929 Model "A" truck, watching TV and being with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by his family who will cherish their memories of a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Visitation, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, 2001, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, 2001, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2001, at St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Giarratano, Tony
Tony "Tomash" Giarratano - Pueblo Chieftain - November 17, 2001 - Tony "Tomash" Giarratano, 92, born March 18, 1909. Passed away Nov. 16, 2001. Preceded in death by his wife, Ann, in 1998; and brothers, Joe and Sam Giarratano. Survived by sons, Mickey (Josephine) Giarratano and Dick (Carolyn) Giarratano; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Clara Giarratano, Elsie (Joe) Chorak, Mary (Al) Drobnick, Beverly and Ann Pechek; brothers-in-law, Fred Pechek, Robert (Mae) Pechek, Daniel (Mary) Pechek; and several nieces and nephews. Tony retired from the CF&I in 1972 after 45 years of service. He was a member of the Steelworkers Union Hall, where he enjoyed attending regularly and seeing all of his friends. His favorite pastime was going to Cripple Creek. Viewing, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, St. Mary Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food.

Giazar, Andy
Andy Giazar – Hugo Range Ledger – November 12, 1910 – Deadly Explosion at Trinidad – Note: Andy Giazar is listed among the dead of the Delagua Mine Disaster, November 8, 1910. Andy Giazar: Austrian, age 28, single. He was a miner for the Victor-American Fuel Company; death was caused by an explosion of gas and dust and possibly an open lamp. Source: Denver Public Library, “Colorado Mining Fatalities.” See http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/delagua.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Gibas, Albert E.
Albert E. Gibas - Denver Post - September 04, 1995 - Albert E. Gibas, Business owner, 80 - Albert E. Gibas of Denver, co-owner of an office products company, died Aug. 22. He was 80. A service was Aug. 26 at First Plymouth Church. He was born in 1915 in Walsenburg. Gibas earned a degree in art and a master's degree in education from Northwestern University. He co-owned an office products firm in Denver. He was a member of Plymouth Church and the Optimist Club. He enjoyed golf, fishing, bowling, baseball, classical music and art. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia; a son, Gary, Denver; a daughter, Beverly Emery, Denver; two brothers, Michael, Denver, and Andrew, Circle Pines, Minn.; and three grandchildren. Contributions may be made to First Plymouth Church or to a charity of choice.

Gibbens, Dale A.
Dale A. Gibbens - Pueblo Chieftain - July 29, 1986 - Dale A. Gibbens, longtime Pueblo resident, passed away at a local hospital July 27, 1986. Husband of Mrs. Delia M. Gibbens; father of Mrs. Dalene (Richard) Donley, Pueblo, and Deanna Peavy, Colorado Springs; grandfather of six; great-grandfather of seven; brother of Dorothy May, Dessie Morgan and Glen Gibbens, all of Pueblo. Predeceased by a daughter, Dorolyn Elaine Gibbens, Feb. 26, 1946. Attended the Prairie Avenue Baptist Church. He was born on May 26, 1916, in Fowler, and retired in 1982 from Fountain Sand and Gravel Co. Graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Imperial Memorial Gardens with Pastor Tedd Bridgman officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Prairie Avenue Baptist Church. He will lie in state at Rouch Funeral Home Chapel Tuesday until 8:30 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until 9:45 a.m.

Gibbens, Glen Franklin
Glen Franklin Gibbens - Pueblo Chieftain - September 06, 2000 - Glen Franklin Gibbens, 92, lifetime Colorado resident, passed away Sept. 5, 2000. Born April 23, 1908, in Fowler, Colo. He was a member of the Elks, Mason Silver State 95 and the Eagles Lodge No. 145. He retired from CF&I after 40 years of service. He will be remembered by his family as always being a devoted husband and father who loved his coffee, pie and trips to Cripple Creek. Preceded in death by wife, Dorothea O. Gibbens, Aug. 18, 1985; granddaughter, Dorothea "Dottie" Walters; son-in-law, Robert Glick; great-grandson, Travis M. Wilson; brothers, Meril "Mud", Theodore "Ted", Dale and sisters, Dorothy May and Dessie Jean Morgan. Survived by children, Joan (Robert) Glick, Pueblo, twins Genevieve (Robert) Sumey and Gene (Connie) Gibbens, all of Pueblo; and Richard "Dick" (Judy) Gibbens of Fountain, Colo.; sister-in-law, Mary (Ted) Gibbens, Pueblo; grandchildren, Robert (Shelly) Glick, Regina (Wade) Holder, Kim Fulton, Dierdra (Bill) Holmes, Katrina Sumey, Tammora (Gerard) Beaupre, Valarie (Joe) Bates and Rondalynn (Daniel) Mull, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Memorial service will be 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, at the First Baptist Church. Family will receive relatives and friends at the church reception hall following the service.

Gibbens, Richard
Richard Gibbens - Pueblo Chieftain - November 07, 2001 - Richard Gibbens, 61, passed away Nov. 4, 2001, at a local hospice from complications due to multiple sclerosis. He is survived by his wife, Judi; three daughters, Tammora (Gerard) Beaupre, Ronni (Dan) Mull and Valerie (Joe) Bates; sisters, Joan Glick and Genevieve (Robert) Sumey; brother, Gene (Connie) Gibbens; four grandchildren, Jeanette (Scott) Klette, Jarame Beaupre, Jillian and Morgan Bates; and two great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents. Richard was the former owner of Fountain Valley Hardware in Fountain, Colo., and co-owner of Beer, Wine and Bourban Liquors in Colorado Springs. Mr. Gibbens was born July 7, 1940, in Pueblo to Glen and Dorothea (Gilbert) Gibbens. He was married to Judi Harvey on Nov. 22, 1958. Memorial service will be held Friday at 10 a.m., Imperial Funeral Home Chapel, 5450 Highway 78 West, Pueblo, Colo. Inurnment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to National Multiple Sclerosis Society or Pikes Peak Hospice through the funeral home office.

Gibbons, Aline Mary
Aline Mary Gibbons - Huerfano World - December 17, 1998 - Aline Mary Gibbons, 95, of Walsenburg, died December 10, 1998 in the Walsenburg Care Center where she had been a resident for about 15 years. Born February 23, 1903 in Salt Lake City, UT, to John and Elizabeth Reding Griffin, she was a retired schoolteacher. She moved to Walsenburg about 15 years ago. Survivors include, one daughter, Mikell Birrer, Walsenburg; 11 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A memorial service was from St. Mary Church on Sunday. Cremation.

Gibbons, Erma Dell
Erma Dell Bay Gibbons - Pueblo Chieftain - April 13, 2006 - Erma Dell Bay Gibbons, 93, died April 8, 2006, Grand Junction, Colo. Graveside service Thursday, April 13 at 10 a.m., Mountain View Cemetery.

Gibbons, Thomas
Thomas Gibbons – Boulder Daily Camera – June 17, 1891 – Thomas Gibbons, a Scotch tailor doing business in Pueblo, fell down the stairs at John Seiter's bakery Sunday night and was killed.

Gibbons, Thomas
Thomas Gibbons - Aspen Daily Chronicle - June 18, 1891 - Thomas Gibbons, a Scotch tailor, doing business at Pueblo, fell down the stairs at John Selter's bakery Sunday night and was killed.

Gibbs, Calvin T.
Calvin T. Gibbs - Pueblo Chieftain - March 18, 1986 - Calvin T. Gibbs, 62, of 821 Latimer, Space 50, Modesto, Calif., 95351, and formerly of Pueblo, died March 10, 1986. Survived by wife, Margaret, Modesto; sons, Gene (Norma) and John Carpio, both of Pueblo, and Robert (Sherry) Carpio, Denair, Calif.; daughter, Rose Marie (Norman) Curtis, New Mexico; two sisters; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services were held last week in Modesto.

Gibbs, Dashiel Douglas
Dashiel Douglas Gibbs - Pueblo Chieftain - March 04, 2006 - Dashiel Douglas Gibbs, infant son of Douglas and Susan Gibbs, died Feb. 28, 2006, at Longmont United Hospital. He was born Jan. 2, 2006, in Denver, to Douglas and Susan (Spitzer) Gibbs. He is survived by his parents of Longmont; a brother, Brycen Gibbs of Longmont; grandparents George and Helene Spitzer and H. Donald and Katherine Gibbs, both of Pueblo; great-grandmothers, Irene Bacus of Las Vegas, Nev., and Peggy Just of Mayville, Ky. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Glenn Perica of Central Presbyterian Church officiating. Cremation, Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mile High Down Syndrome Association or to the Tiny Tim Center and sent to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry St., Longmont, CO, 80501.

Gibbs, Glenn L.
Glenn L. Gibbs - Pueblo Chieftain - March 15, 2006 - Glenn L. Gibbs, Army Veteran. Born March 2, 1943, passed Nov. 14, 2005. Preceded in death by mother, Blanch Gibbs; father, William Gibbs; brother, Kenny Gibbs. Survived by children, Paul Gibbs, Glenda (Andre) Clark (Gibbs), Glenn Jr. Gibbs, Karen Filby (Gibbs), Lawrence Gibbs, Richard Gibbs; brothers, James "Jim" (Linda) Gibbs, Robert "Bob" Gibbs, numerous dear nieces and nephews, many grandchildren including Nathaniel Gibbs, Roslyn Gibbs, Hannah Filby, Nicole Gibbs, Kerstyn Gibbs, Paul Gibbs Jr., Emily Gibbs, Paige Gibbs, Kiarra Sollers, Andre Clark Jr., and Godchild, Andria "Danni" Vigil. Special friends, Janis B. Moore, Glenda Javens, Lynn Szabo. Graveside Memorial service March 20, 2006, 1:00 p.m. Imperial Gardens Cemetery, 5450 W. Hwy 78. 564-0920. Military Honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Gibbs, Henry H.
Henry H. Gibbs - Pueblo Chieftain - February 7, 1987 - Henry H. Gibbs of 40 Bonnymede, Feb. 6, 1987. Husband of Dorothy Gibbs of the family home and father of Nancy (Shannon) Fair, Pueblo; Barbara (Joseph) Thompson, Littleton; and Donald (Barbara) Gibbs, David (Lorraine), Gibbs and Jenny (Jeffry) Eiekelman, all of Pueblo. Grandfather of Brent, Douglas, and Gregory Fair; Michael, Scott, and Jill Thompson; Deana and Desra Gibbs, Daniel and David Gibbs Jr. and Andria and Sara Eickelman. Brother of Thomas Gibbs, who resides in Michigan and Eleanore Nelson, Elmira, N.Y. Survived also by several nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law. A native of Elmira, N.Y., Mr. Gibbs had been a Pueblo resident since 1954. He was a member of St. Peter the Apostle Episcopal Church and was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Elmira. He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II and was an avid golfer and fisherman. He was employed as a facilities engineer at Dana Corporation from 1954 until the time of his retirement in 1980. He also served as president of Dana Retirees. Eucharist of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday, St. Peter the Apostle. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorials may be made in Mr. Gibb's name to St. Peter the Apostle Church.

Gibeaut, Maurice Jess
Maurice Jess Gibeaut - Pueblo Chieftain - July 03, 2003 - Maurice Jess Gibeaut, 63, of Pueblo West, met his Heavenly Father on Father's Day, June 15, 2003, at Parkview Medical Center. "Maurie," as he was known to family and friends, was born on April 26, 1940, in Beloit, Wis., to Byron and Agnes (McGraw) Telfair. He graduated from Mauston High School in Mauston, Wis., where he was homecoming king. Maurie also excelled in football, basketball and baseball. He captained and lettered in all three sports. Maurie was a proud member of The K Company Third Battalion, Seventh Division of the United States Marine Corps for 10 years, attaining the rank of staff sergeant. He served in the Vietnam conflict, where he received the Purple Heart. Maurie was in the trucking business, both as a driver and owner, until his disability retirement in 1999. On May 22, 1993, he married Elaine Halstead. Together, they moved to Colorado in 1995. Maurie and Elaine spent many fun-filled hours on the golf course. He will celebrate his 25th sobriety birthday in heaven on July 7, 2003. Alcoholics Anonymous was one of the most important things in Maurie's life. He delighted in helping others find recovery. Maurie is preceded in death by his mother and father, Agnes and Byron Telfair; and his stepfather, Lee Gibeaut. He is survived by his beloved wife, Elaine Gibeaut; son, Alance R. Telfair, Genoa City, Ill.; stepchildren, Robert A. Halstead, Brooklyn, Wis., Sharon (Paul) Thiessen, Baraboo, Wis., and Mary (David) Belkin, Jacksonville, Fla.; sister, Donna Reget, Mauston, Wis.; two brothers, Renold R. Gibeaut, Mauston, Wis., and Roland L. Gibeaut, New Lisbon, Wis.; eight grandchildren, Austin, Luke, Jake, Mike, Bobbi, Ashley, Max and Elise. At his request, cremation has taken place. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Saturday, July 5, 2003, at the Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West, 434 Conquistador. Pastor Ray Lincoln officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the church in Maurie's name. A reception will follow in the church hall.

Giblier, Lorraine
Lorraine Giblier - Pueblo Chieftain - November 14, 1987 - Lorraine Giblier, Nov. 12, 1987. Wife of Edward L. Giblier, who passed away Oct. 1, 1977. Sister-in-law of Esther Walters, Denver. Also survived by two nieces, one nephew and many friends. Service, 1 p.m. Monday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Mountain View.

Giboney, Ernest Glenn
Ernest "Glenn" Giboney - Pueblo Chieftain - October 31, 1998 - Ernest "Glenn" Giboney, 94, passed away Oct. 29, 1998. Preceded in death by his first wife, Marie- four sisters, Zara Barnes, Rita Molyneux, Ferna Smith, and Ari Woolridge- by his parents, William H. and Nancy Giboney- and by his stepdaughter, Marylynn Silcox. Mr. Giboney loved to play cards, the outdoors and was a longtime farmer and rancher in the Southern Colorado area. Survived by his wife, Mona C. Giboney- children, Melanie (James) Prater of Penrose, and Robert M. (Patricia) Cooper of Pueblo- grandchildren, Charles (Hope) Hurley of Pueblo, Paula Kristine Moore of Las Vegas, Nev., Jessica Martinez of Pueblo, Ian (Lori) Cooper of Albuquerque, N.M., Graham Cooper, Aaron Cooper, Kevin Cooper, Jeremiah Schnedler and Jason Schnedler, all of Pueblo, Jimmy (Ellen) Silcox and Sherilynn Silcox, both of Mississippi, Terilynn (Dwight) Salyer of Kentucky, Mona Silcox, Nanette Johnson, Libby Adams, and Tammara Reed, all of Mississippi. Also survived by great-grandchildren, Madeline Martinez, Tommy James Silcox, Patricia Ann Silcox, Samantha Silcox, Amanda Adams, Brittany Adams, and Jamie Reed- great-great-granddaughter, McKayla Silcox- nephews and nieces, June Tillery of Denver, Lawrence Orr of Alamosa, Jimmy Orr of San Mateo, Calif., Beulah Orr Schlichte of Encino, Calif., Ernest Jones of Colorado, Sunny Jim Orr of Pueblo, and Margaret Orr Allen of Guymon, Okla. Viewing hours are 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel, with interment at 1 p.m. at the Fowler Cemetery in Fowler. Those who wish may make donations to the American Heart Association through the funeral home office.

Giboney, Mona
Mona Cooper Giboney - Pueblo Chieftain - August 02, 2000 - Mona Cooper Giboney, 88, born in Linn Creek, Mo., Oct. 2, 1911, passed away July 29, 2000. Preceded in death by husband, Kermit Paul Cooper, in 1964; second husband, Ernest Glenn Giboney, 1998; daughter, Mary Lynn Silcox; parents, Ray and Lou Libby; brothers, Wesley Libby, Sam Libby, Lynn Libby and John Libby; and sisters, Eva Libby Orr and Delores Libby Core. Survived by her children, Melanie (James) Prater of Penrose and Robert M. (Patricia) Cooper of Pueblo; grandchildren, Charles (Hope) Hurley of Pueblo, Paula Kristine Moore of Las Vegas, Jessica Martinez of Florence, Ian (Lori) Cooper of Beulah, Graham Cooper, Aaron Cooper, Kevin Cooper, Jeremiah Schnedler and Jason Schnedler, all of Pueblo, Jimmy (Ellen) Silcox and Sherilynn Silcox, Mona Silcox, Nannette Johnson, Libby Adams and Tammara Reed, all of Mississippi, and Terilynn (Dwight) Salyer of Kentucky; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Mona lived for her children and grandkids. She loved her yard and garden and baking. She won a reserve grand champion at the 62nd Penrose Annual Apple Pie Contest in 1997. Mona will always be remembered as the most loving mother God could have given anyone. Visitation, 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral services to be held in Missouri.

Gibson, Callie Elizabeth
Callie Elizabeth "Tuttie" Gibson – Albuquerque Journal - November 17, 2005 - Callie Elizabeth "Tuttie" Gibson, born in Pryorsburg, KY to Jettie Pryor and Herman Hogan on August 1, 1909. Elizabeth went softly to meet Jesus, her Savior, on October 26, 2005. She graduated from Trinidad Colorado High School and married Thomas Benton Gibson in Kentucky in 1927. After the birth of their three children, Joyce (Garcia), Don (deceased 2000) and Kay (Royster), they moved to New Mexico in 1938. Thomas owned Gibson Milling and Gibson Aluminum Companies in Los Chavez, NM and preceded her in death in 1974. Also preceding were son-in-law, Oliver Garcia (1975); granddaughter, Lynn Garcia (1986); sisters, Vesta Matthew (2001) and Betty Wilson (2005). Survivors include daughters, son-in-law Ron Royster; daughter-in-law Betty Gibson; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, June Clark and husband, Jimmy, Patty Wood and husband, Joe; brother, Bill Hogan and wife, Jan; and many nieces, nephews, and loving friends. Elizabeth was a member of Heights Christian Church; a homemaker; lover of babies, nature, travel, race horses and playing Canasta. Special thanks to the many caregivers who have attended to her needs during the last 10 years. "Life is a gift!" Entombment has taken place and a service of celebration, officiated by Pastor Don Kimbro, will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2005, at 3:00 p.m. at Heights Christian Church, 6935 Comanche Rd. NE. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the "Gibson-Royster Children and Youth Charitable Fund" at the Albuquerque Community Foundation, 3301 Menaul Blvd. NE., 87107. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400.

Gibson, Ellen M.
Ellen M. Gibson - Pueblo Chieftain - September 28, 2000 - Ellen M. Gibson passed away Sept. 25, 2000, in Pueblo. Ellen was born in Burlington, Wash., on July 16, 1910, to Fritz and Amelia Bylund. She moved to Pueblo in 1947, where she and her husband operated the Neon Products Corporation, and was a 55-year member of the IBEW. Mrs. Gibson was also an active member of the Order of Eastern Star and the Daughters of the Nile. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard "Hoot" Gibson; and a daughter, Doreen E. Lubich. Ellen is survived by a son, Dr. Doug Gibson of California; a brother, Ralph E. Bylund of Washington; a son-in-law, Ken Lubich of Pueblo; grandchildren, Debbie Gibson, P. K. Gibson, Scott Lubich and Michelle Balcom. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. There will be no public viewing or services.

Gibson, Glenn Eugene
Glenn Eugene Gibson - Pueblo Chieftain - March 12, 1999 - Glenn Eugene Gibson, 85, passed away March 11, 1999. Survived by his wife of almost 65 years, Addie Gibson of Beulah. Also survived by his daughters, Glenda (Burton) Wright and Sharon A. Gibson, both of Boone- son, Gary (Barbara) Gibson of Pueblo West- grandchildren, Ronda (Bryce) Knowlton, Sandra (Ben) Artichoker and Gary (Shawna) Gibson Jr.- stepgranchildren, Terril Wright Hund, James "Bumps" Groover and Jeff (Linda) Groover- great-grandchildren, Addie, Tressie, Cassie and Rowe Knowlton, Jace and Sabra Artichoker, Shylo and Tristen Gibson- seven step great-grandchildren and special friend, Bob Jackson. Preceded in death by his parents, Ida Mae (nee McMillen) and E.W. Gibson- and brothers, Virgil Gibson and Warren Gibson. Born Dec. 27, 1913, in Potosi, Mo. Glenn and Addie were married on July 6, 1934, and moved to the Pueblo area in September 1939, where they have since resided. Glenn was a supportive father and husband- also a strong task master. He was a prominent businessman in the Pueblo area, involved in several companies, Ark Valley Precast, Maxey Feed, Mountain View Feed, Taylor Mercantile and spent the last 27 years as a cowboy and rancher in the Beulah Colorado City area. Member of the Antioch Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today. The casket will remain closed. Funeral service will be held 10a.m. Saturday, March 13, 1999, at Antioch Baptist Church, 3220 W. Pueblo Blvd., with Rev. Bud Shockey and Rev. Don Kitch officiating. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Antioch Baptist Church Building Fund or Beulah Colorado City Emergency Medical Team through the funeral home office

Gibson, James C.
James C. Gibson - Pueblo Chieftain - November 03, 2002 - James C. Gibson. Viewing at Montgomery & Steward from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday.

Gibson, Jerald Wayne
Jerald Wayne "Jerry" Gibson - Billings Gazette - December 18, 2004 - Billings, MT - Funeral services for Gillette resident Jerald Wayne "Jerry" Gibson, 61, will be conducted at 10 a.m. today, Dec. 17, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Gillette by Bishop Chris Jackson. Burial will follow in Mount Pisgah Cemetery in Gillette, with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 42. Visitation will be one hour prior to service-time. He died Dec. 12, 2004, at Campbell County Memorial Hospital in Gillette, of cancer. Born Aug. 9, 1943, in Trinidad, Colo., he was the son of Helen and William Charles Gibson; attended school in San Diego; and graduated from Lakeside High School in 1961. He then enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps as a trooper and spent time in Okinawa. In 1964, he was honorably discharged. He had various jobs in the western United States, including tour guide, casino worker, and bartender. In 1968, he married Johnnie Lue Ellis in Hawthorne, Nev. They were the parents of two children and, later, divorced. He and his family moved to Wright in 1979, where he was a heavy equipment operator for Black Thunder/Arch Coal Co. for 25 years. In 1990, he moved to Gillette. A member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Corvette Club, both in Gillette, he enjoyed cars, including driving, trading and buying, and attending car shows; fishing; and shooting pool with his friends. Survivors include his daughter, Wendy Leota, and her husband of Charlotte, N.C.; brother, Donald Gibson, and his wife of San Diego; two foster brothers, Richard and George Hansen, and foster sister, Linda Lahmann, all of San Diego; seven grandchildren; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his foster parents, George and Kathryn Hansen; and a son, William Charles Gibson, in 1989. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to cancer research or the Hospice of Campbell County Memorial Hospital, in care of Stevenson-Wilson Funeral Home, 210 W. Fifth St., Gillette, WY 82716.

Gibson, Jim
Jim Gibson - Pueblo Chieftain - September 16, 1997 - Jim Gibson, age 66, passed away Sept. 15, 1997. Survived by his wife, Linda E. Gibson- his sons, Jim (Sylvia) Gibson and Leland (Debbie) Gibson, both of Pueblo West, and Danny Lee Tichota of Denver-daughters, Vivian Marie (John) Paton, Saudi Arabia, Donna Lou (James) Shelton, Pueblo West, Debra Ann (John) Granger, Castle Rock, Colo., and Shaunna Diane Tichota and Kristi Marie Tichota, both of Denver- as well as by nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. At his request, cremation with no services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family in care of the funeral home office. He will be greatly missed by all. Arrangements by McCarthy Rose Chapel, 329 Goodnight.

Gibson, Jimmie Lee
Jimmie Lee Gibson - Pueblo Chieftain - December 29, 2002 - Jimmie Lee Gibson died on Dec. 26, 2002. He was born Sep. 22, 1952, in Deerborn, Mich., to Jimmie Harold and Doris Gibson. Survived by his wife, of 29 years, Sylvia; his sons and their wives, Joshua (Amanda) Gibson, Caleb (Melanie) Gibson; his daughter, Retta Gibson; and grandson, Cale Wriley (Caleb & Melanie). Surviving family include his mother and stepfather, Doris and Tom Bielat; mother-in-law, Georgia Slaughter; sisters, Vivian (John) Clare-Paton, Donna (Pete) Shelton, Debbie (John) Granger; and brother, Leland Gibson. Numerous nieces and nephews and his special dog, Doogie. A Colorado resident since 1971, Jimmie worked as a building contractor here in Pueblo for over 25 years. He leaves his personal touch on the many homes and businesses he built and was highly respected by his peers as a “true craftsman.” A loved one lost, leaves a gaping hole in the fabric of our lives. Jimmie's contribution to us was his great kindness, compassion and empathy which he freely gave to all. Like a river, it ran deep and wide in his character. We know we are better for it. A memorial service will be held, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, located at 785 E. Spaulding Ave., in Pueblo West.

Gibson, John R.
John R. Gibson – Pueblo Chieftain – October 1, 2006 - John (Jack) R. Gibson, passed away Sept. 30, 2006. He was born in Pueblo, Colo. on Sept. 11, 1923. Husband of Mary B. Gibson; father of Christine and Darin Stuart; grandfather of Duncan and Jordan Stuart; brother of Kathryn Fischer, Santa Ana, Calif. Also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews. He graduated from Central High School in 1941. Jack served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He joined the family business, Mercantile Printing Inc., after serving his country. Jack was an avid golfer and extremely proud of his three holes-in-one. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Those who wish may make donations to the American Cancer Society or charity of their choice through the funeral home.

Gibson, John S.
John S. Gibson - Westland News - May 14, 1920 - John S. Gibson, 16 years old, who had been living with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gibson, at Stone City, twenty miles west of Pueblo, was found dead in an arroyo two miles north of Pueblo. The youth had been killed by a charge from a shotgun fired into is breast. No weapon was found near the body, and Coroner Luke MacLean, who has started an investigation believes that Gibson was deliberately murdered and his body thrown into the arroyo.

Gibson, John Warren
John Warren Gibson - Pueblo Chieftain - July 22, 1920 - John Warren Gibson, aged 2 years died at the family home 712 East Third street yesterday. The remains are at the Davis-Vories parlors and time of the funeral will be announced later.

Gibson, Margaret M.
Margaret M. Gibson - Pueblo Chieftain - August 30, 1998 - Margaret M. Gibson, 80, of Olney Springs, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 1998, in Ordway. Survived by sons, Frank Guilliams, Harlington, Texas, Gary (Dana) Gibson of Olney Springs- and daughter, Judith Ann Carroll of Ordway- two sisters, Doris Lake of Fowler, and Kay (Sam) Spinuzzi of Olney Springs- and five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1998, at Ordway Christian Church. Memorials to Heritage Center of Crowley or Olney Springs Lady Lions. Burial in Olney Springs Cemetery.

Gibson, Mildred
Mildred Gibson - Pueblo Chieftain - October 16, 2004 - Mildred Gibson , 92, passed away October 13, 2004. Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Gibson of 56 years. She is survived by her daughters, Diana (Michael) Carroll and Leila (Ron) Burcham, also 5 grandchildren, William, Shelly, Timothy, Ryan and Jill. Graveside service Monday, Oct. 18, 2004 at 10:00 a.m., Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs. Memorial contributions may be made to the Order of Eastern Star, Pueblo Chapter No. 7, O.E.S..

Gibson, Rachel Ruth
Rachel Ruth Gibson - Pueblo Chieftain - February 07, 2000 - Rachel Ruth Gibson, 76, Olney Springs, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2000. Visitation, 2 until 6 p.m. today at Griffy Family Funeral Home in Ordway. Graveside services, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2000, at Olney Springs Cemetery.

Gibson, Rosetta June
Rosetta June Gibson - Winfield Daily Courier - January 11, 2005 - Winfield, KS - Rosetta June Gibson, 82, of Winfield, died Jan. 6, 2005, at William Newton Hospital. Services were held at 10:30 a.m. today at Grace United Methodist Church. Burial was in Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Arkansas City. Memorials have been established with the Cancer Center of Kansas, Winfield office, and the American Heart Association. Contributions may be left at Hawks Funeral Home in Arkansas City. Rosetta was born June 7, 1922, in Arkansas City, to Anna (Beck) and Robert “Bob” Wilson. She was raised in Arkansas City and graduated from Arkansas City High School in 1941. On June 7, 1941, she married Arch Elsworth Gibson in Little Rock, Ark. While Arch served in the U.S. Army, Rosetta returned to Arkansas City where he joined her after being discharged in 1945. Rosetta worked for both Dr. Wentworth and Dr. Wilson in Arkansas City. Her husband worked for both the Arkansas City Traveler and KSOK radio. He later started the Arkansas City Democrat Herald newspaper. In 1960, they moved to Trinidad, Colo. While living in Trinidad, she worked for Riverside Drug Store and Montgomery Ward. They also lived in Colorado Springs, Security, Colo., and Wild Field, Colo. For a short time, they lived in the Washington D.C., area while Mr. Gibson was a legislative assistant. They returned to Colorado, living in Pueblo, Turkey Point and Colorado Springs. Mr. Gibson died July 11, 1996. Rosetta moved to Winfield in June 1997. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, the National Democratic Society and the June Jefferson Society, and she was a supporter of Victory in the Valley of Wichita. Through the years, she had been a Sunday school teacher at the First United Methodist Church in Arkansas City and served on the election boards. She was an avid sports fan from Little League on up to the Denver Broncos. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Constance Lee Gibson; three brothers, Robert Wilson, Edwin Wilson and William Wilson; two sisters, Lucille Schroeder and Belle Wilson; and two grandchildren, Pattie Lynn Ray and Arch Wilson Gibson. She is survived by four sons, Arch William "Skip" Gibson, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Roger Elsworth Gibson, Darrouzett, Texas, Richard Homer Gibson, Missoula, Mont., and Ronald Lloyd Gibson, Colorado Springs; two daughters, Patricia Ann Swope, Winfield, and Rebecca Joy Gibson, Helena, Mont.; two sisters, Viola McMahon, Arkansas City, and Bette Leach, Olathe; eight grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and seven step-great-grandchildren.

Gibson, Sam J.
Sam J. Gibson - Albuquerque Journal – January 17, 2006 - Sam J. Gibson, 81, a life long Northern New Mexico resident, passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 at St. Mary's Hospital in Pueblo, Colorado after a brief illness. Sam was born on February 14, 1924 in Wagon Mound, New Mexico to Miller and Minnie (Keeter) Gibson. He grew up in Wagon Mound and graduated from Wagon Mound High School. He began his service in the Army in 1943, and was stationed in Panama during WWII. After serving his country, he briefly attended Highlands University in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Sam returned to Wagon Mound where he continued the family business of operating the telephone company. Sam married Rubye Lee Graham in Wagon Mound on September 13, 1950. Their children include Larry, (now deceased), Susan, and Janie. Sam was very involved in his community through the Baptist Church, Eastern Star, Masonic Lodge, the Wagon Mound School Board, and various other roles. Throughout his life Sam did many jobs but he is best known as "the telephone man" and as a US Mail carrier. Sam and Vida Hollis were married on April 23, 1982. He then moved to Cimarron, New Mexico where he lived out his remaining years with a zeal for life and a kind, caring, and helpful hand to everyone. Sam is preceded in death by his wife, Vida Hollis Gibson; his parents, Miller and Minnie Gibson; and his siblings; Veva, Veryl, Ina Vae, Willis, Rubie Mae, and Ruth. Sam is survived by his daughters, Susan Gibson, Janie Kautz; and the Gray children including Jim, Mike, Cathy, David, Janice and Danny. Additional survivors include his grandchildren, Niky Howell, Sabrina Hudson, Brezzi Kautz, and Tim Kautz. His great-grandchildren include Mikayla Hudson, Nicholas Kautz, and Aidan Howell. Sam also leaves behind a large and loving family, many friends, and his dear friend and neighbor, Fern Vetter, all who will miss him deeply. Services for Sam will be held on Saturday January 21, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. at the Wagon Mound High School gym. His nephew, the Rev. Mike Gray, will be officiating. All are welcome to join us in this celebration of his life. Memorial contributions in honor of Sam can be sent to The Gibson Scholarship Fund through Sherrill Lopez at the International Bank of Cimarron. The family is so very thankful for all who have reached out with their prayers and support.

Gibson, William C.
William C. Gibson – Pueblo Chieftain – April 23, 1930 – Funeral services for William C. Gibson will take place at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, April 23, from the chapel of the Davis mortuary.

Gideon, Henry
Henry Gideon – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – October 30, 1879 – About one o'clock this morning a row occurred in Dillett's saloon, between a white man and a negro named Henry Gideon. The former bounced a chair over the head of the latter, who retreated, but soon returned armed with a revolver and opened fire from the outside upon his enemy in the room. The first shot struck a peaceable spectator named Roberts in the left shoulder, the ball ranging inward and backward. Whether Gideon fired more than once is not known, as at that juncture Louis Kreeger, the night police, fired two shots, one striking the negro in the head and glancing upward, the other passing through or near the heart. He ran a few steps and fell dead. The verdict in Trinidad is Trinidad justice, or served him right.

Giebel, Arthur Walter
Arthur Walter Giebel - Pueblo Chieftain - January 17, 1987 - Arthur Walter Giebel, late of 2701 California, passed away Jan. 16, 1987. Mr. Giebel is survived by a stepson, Robert (Elaine) Giebel of Pueblo; three grandchildren, Daniel, William and Greg; and two great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, with the Rev. Ray Holzhauer officiating. Cremation. Mr. Giebel will lie in state from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers.

Giebel, Robert J.
Robert J. Giebel - Pueblo Chieftain - March 23, 2000 - Robert J. Giebel, 72, of Pueblo West, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 21, 2000. Robert was a decorated veteran of WWII, where he served in the US Army from 1946 through 1948. He was a retired lieutenant from the Detroit Police Department, Detroit, Mich. Mr. Giebel was a charter member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Pueblo West. Preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Blanche Giebel. Survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Elaine; children, Daniel (Susan) Giebel, Buffalo, N.Y., William (Susan) Giebel, Pueblo, and Gregory (Juliette) Giebel, Pueblo West; grandchildren, Jonathan, Jennifer, Andrew, Cameron, Emily, Ayla and Marcus Giebel. The family will receive guests Thursday and Friday, 4 to 7 p.m., at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 25, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Pueblo West. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Pueblo West.

Gierbolini, Virginia Irene
Virginia Irene Romero Gierbolini - Pueblo Chieftain - December 06, 2001 - Virginia Irene Romero Gierbolini departed this life Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2001. Virginia is preceded in death by her father, Henry Romero; and nephew, David "Day Day" Santos. She is survived by her mother, Frances Romero; children, Daniel (Denise) Gierbolini, Anna Trujillo, Patrick Gierbolini, Lori (Angel) Rivera, Jonelle Gierbolini, twin daughters, Irene and Eileen Gierbolini; grandchildren, Daniel Ray, Dionisio, Angela and Alise Gierbolini, Marco, Veronica and Jessie Tijerina, John Henry, Ashley and Tiffany Rivera, Antwon, Kayla and Regina "Gigi" Gierbolini; and great-granddaughter, Alize Martinez. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters, Levi (Pauline) Romero, Leo Romero, Sally (Donald) Cordova, Lucy (David) Santos, Nick (Gloria) Romero; and her sister, Ronnie. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation, from 1 to 7 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Recitation of the rosary, 7 p.m. Friday, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, both services at Mount Carmel Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Giese, Dorothy J.
Dorothy J. Giese - Pueblo Chieftain - September 28, 1986 - Dorothy J. Giese, 2617 Himes, Sept. 27, 1986. Wife of Ivan H. Giese, who passed away Aug. 18, 1986. Mother of Ivana Kaye Stewart and Larry John (Verna) Giese, both of Pueblo. Grandmother of Stephny, Steve, and Noele Stewart. Sister of Nan (John) Adams, Baraboo, Wis.; Kathryn (Bart) McGonigle and Bill Dunn, both of Milwaukee, Wis. Mrs. Giese was employed as a head nurse at Fort Lyon, V.A.M.C., and was a member of Colorado Nurses Association, having served as a nurse for 40 years. Service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel, conducted by Marc Miller of Tabor Lutheran Church. Cremation, Almont Crematory. The family will receive friends at the chapel following the service.

Giese, Ivan H.
Ivan H. Giese - Pueblo Chieftain - August 19, 1986 - Ivan H. Giese, 2617 Himes, Aug. 18, 1986. Husband of Dorothy Giese. Father of Ivana Kaye Stewart and Larry John (Verna) Giese, both of Pueblo. Grandmother (?) of Stephny, Steve, and Noele Stewart. Also survived by five brothers and five sisters who reside in Wisconsin and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Albert Giese, 1933, and Elsa Giese, 1983. Mr. Giese was employed by the C&W Railroad from 1963 until his retirement in 1979. Prior to that he was employed by the Chicago Northwestern Railroad from 1945 to 1963. He was a veteran of service with the U.S. Army during WWII and was a member of VFW Post 1157. Services, 10 a.m. Friday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel conducted by Marc Miller of Tabor Lutheran Church. Cremation, Almont Crematory. The family will greet friends in the Chapel annex following the service.

Gigles, Clyde
Clyde Gigles - Brandon Bell - April 24, 1914 - Workman Meets Horrible Death - Pueblo - Caught in the belting and carried into a wire-weaving machine, Clyde Gigles, nineteen, was mangled beyond recognition at the Warner Wire Fence Company's plant. Gigles, who was an experienced weaver, came here a short time ago from Ottawa, Kan., where he had been employed by the same company.

Giglio, Anna
Anna "Ann" Giglio - Pueblo Chieftain - February 13, 1999 - Anna Ann" Giglio, age 78, born Sept. 28, 1920, passed away Feb. 11, 1999, at the home of her daughter under hospice care as she battled Lou Gehrig's disease. She was the daughter of Joseph and Nancy Rose, who preceded her in death. Survived by Mike Giglio, her husband of 58 years, and her children, Mike (Valerie) Giglio Jr., Clara (Cam Weatherford) Colletti, Nancy Spinuzzi and Rose (Jerry) Janni, all of Pueblo. Grandmother of Mike, Dena and Brett Giglio, Angela (Alex) Krinsky, Christy (Mike) Smith, Frank Spinuzzi and Nick Giglio. Great-grandmother of Clay and Shayla Smith. Also survived by her brothers and sisters, Clara (Morris) Indenbaum, Bridgeport, Conn., Josephine (Sam) Cortese, Ralph (Peggy Schaefer) Rose and Joseph F. Rose Jr., all of Pueblo, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Giglio was employed as a part time retails sales clerk during her early life. She and her husband spent many days visiting with friends at Pueblo Mall. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed the company of many friends. Mrs. Giglio was a member of Sacred Heart Cathedral parish and choir. Visitation, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, Monday, 10 a.m., Sacred Heart Cathedral. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family may be contacted at 4052 Peakview.

Giglio, Mike F. Sr.
Mike F. Giglio Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - December 17, 2002 - Mike F. Giglio Sr., 88, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his children, Mike (Valerie) Giglio, Clara (Cam Weatherford) Colletti, Nancy Spinuzzi and Rose Janni; grandchildren, Mike Giglio, Angela (Alex) Krinsky, Dena (Cory) Vetta, Christy (Gerald) Madrid, Frankie Spinuzzi, Nick Giglio and Brett Giglio; great-grandchildren, Clayton Smith, Shayla Smith, Julianna Krinsky. Also survived by numerous brother- and sister-in-laws; as well as nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Ann Giglio of 58 years; parents, Rocco and Lena Giglio; and sister, Rose Chigro. He was a Veteran of World War II, retired from the Rio Grande Motorway after 38 years. Funeral services will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, Roselawn Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Giguere, Barbara
Barbara Giguere - Greenhorn Valley News - February 9, 2001 - Barbara Giguere passed away at 5:15 a.m. on Tuesday, February 6, 2001. She was born August 15, 1918. Barbara and her husband Jon moved out to the Beulah area 42 years ago. Jon worked for the news station, KCSJ. Barbara never worked outside of her home, but she did stay very busy. She moved to Colorado City 30 years ago. She played golf often and belonged to the Valley Golf Club. Bridge was also her passion; she played with the valley's Bridge Club every Wednesday. Even when her arthritis got so bad she could no longer play golf she still never missed her bridge games with the ladies. She played the organ and the piano. She loved to dress up nice, and even when she was playing bridge she was always dressed like she was going to a fancy play in town. She loved birds and all animals, especially her two cats. She was preceded in death by her daughter Terrie Ann in 1976 and her husband Jon in 1998. Funeral graveside services will be held Mon., Feb. 12 at the Beulah Cemetery in Beulah, CO.

Giguere, Jon H.
Jon H. Giguere - Pueblo Chieftain - July 29, 1998 - Jon H. Giguere, 78, beloved husband of Barbara Giguere, passed away July 27, 1998. Preceded in death by his daughter, Terry Anne, in 1976. Mr. Giguere was a World War II Army veteran. He served as Pueblo County Commissioner for 12 years and previously was a television and radio announcer for 16 years. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Graveside inurnment, Friday, July 31, 1998, 2 p.m., Beulah Cemetery with full military honors by Fort Carson Committal Team. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers.



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