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



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Gilas, Mat
Mat Gilas - Pueblo Chieftain - August 13, 2003 - Mat Gilas, 25, beloved son of Frank and Lorri; brother to Nick and Gena; and grandson to Anna Snead. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded in death by his mother and grandmother. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2003, at Bowling Family Funeral Home, 7700 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, Colo. (303) 420-0290.

Gilas, Shirley J.
Shirley J. Gilas - Pueblo Chieftain - November 08, 1999 - Shirley J. Gilas, 65, longtime resident of Pueblo, passed away Nov. 6, 1999. She was retired as a school teacher with School District 60 after 30 years of service. Preceded in death by husband, Eli and companion, Bob Naglich and beloved father, Frank Micek. Shirley will be deeply missed by her mother, Alene Micek; children, Frank (Lorri) Gilas and Doug (Claudia) Gilas; grandchildren, Mat and Nick; and brothers and sisters, Frank (Leona) Micek, Richard Micek and Frances (Mike) Reis; and numerous other relatives and friends. Viewing at the funeral home 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery, followed by a reception at Adrian Comer Garden Hall. In lieu of food and flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be made to Salvation Army and American Cancer Society.

Gilaudo, Victor J.
Victor Gilaudo - Independent - October 9, 1931 - Victor Gilaudo Dies Suddenly From After Effects Of Pneumonia - Victor J. Gilaudo, aged 18, died at the home of his parents on East Seventh street Wednesday evening at 10:10. Victor's death was very sudden. He had eaten his lunch Wednesday noon and came down to get the baseball returns from the public score board in front of the Realto Theatre. When he returned home about 3 p.m. he stated he was not feeling well, and went to bed. He was found to be suffering from a hemorrhage of the lungs, the result of a recent attack of pneumonia. Deceased is survived by his father and mother, by a brother Mat Gilaudo, and by a sister, Mrs. John Belloti. Funeral services will be held from St. Mary's church at 10 a.m. Saturday. Interment will be in the Catholic cemetery under direction of Furphy Brothers. - Victor Gilaudo - Independent - October 16, 1931 - Funeral Services for Victor Gilaudo Held Saturday Afternoon - Funeral services for Victor J. Gilaudo were held Saturday afternoon from St. Mary's church attended by a large number of relatives and friends. Pall bearers and flower bearers were selected from the schoolmates of the deceased. Pall bearers: Andrew Donatti, Ralph Niccoli, Francis Kalmes, George Zanon, James Benine, Fred Meneghini. Flower bearers: Joe Sanchez Jr., Thomas Martinez, Donald Haney, George Gibas, George Vrazy, John McQuade Jr., Roy Laney, Alfred Lenzotti, John Tomatich. Interment was in the Catholic cemetery under direction of Furphy Brothers. Victor J. Gilaudo died suddenly last Wednesday, being apparently in good health in the afternoon before his death. Death was caused by a hemorrhage of the lungs, after an apparent full recovery from an attack of pneumonia.

Gilbert, Agnes
Agnes (Trontell) Gilbert - Pueblo Chieftain - August 17, 2005 - Agnes (Trontell) Gilbert passed away Aug. 15, 2005. She was born Aug. 20, 1918, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by her parents, Primoz and Agnes Knafelc; first husband, Edward J. Trontell; second husband, Leroy Gilbert; brothers, John, Prince and Joe; sister-in-law, Juanita Knafelc; and her beloved daughter, Patricia Ann Spino. Survived by her brother, Frank (Merlynann) Knafelc; nephews, Jack (Shirley) Knafelc, Gary (Emily) Knafelc and Dr. Tom Knafelc; niece, Joann (Vern) Bowen; son-in-law, Gary Spino; and stepsons, Darrell, Roy Lee and Gary Gilbert of San Angelo, Texas; also survived by stepgrandchildren, nieces and nephews. Agnes was employed for over 30 years at Rocky Mountain Banknote, retiring in 1990. She was a loving wife and mother who will be greatly missed by family and many very close friends. Special thanks to her devoted caregivers, Joann Gutierrez, Jeanette Martinez and Kathy Galvin and the caring staff of Hospice. There will be no viewing. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or to the charity of your choice in care of George McCarthy Funeral Home.

Gilbert, Archie Lee
Archie Lee Gilbert - Pueblo Chieftain - October 28, 1987 - Archie Lee Gilbert, 713 Macon, Canon City, Oct. 25, 1987. Service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Wilson Almont Chapel. Interment, Union Highland Cemetery, Florence. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home office.

Gilbert, Bert
Bert Gilbert – Pueblo Chieftain – January 20, 1937 – Gilbert, Bert, services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. E. Roper officiating. To Roselawn.

Gilbert, Bonnie
Bonnie Gilbert - Huerfano World - January 21, 1993 - News was received of the death on Jan. 16 of Bonnie Gilbert of Palmdale, CA, wife of Jeff Gilbert and sister-in-law of Bobby Gilbert. Her death came suddenly while in the hospital and graveside service was held in Eternal Valley Cemetery near Los Angeles where her relatives are buried. Jeff grew up in La Veta and returns on vacations. He is the son of the late Karl and Idalia (Dolly) Gilbert who held the position as treasurer of the town of La Veta for many years. Jeff and Max Frost grew up and were in school together as best friends and remain so in California where they visit frequently. The Gilberts are visited by Nell Frost yearly as she travels to California to visit her family.

Gilbert, George
George Gilbert - Pueblo Chieftain - September 23, 2001 - Cemetery Ghosts Tell Stories of Pueblo's Past By James Amos - George Gilbert has been dead a long time, but he came back "above the grass" Saturday for "A Walk Through History" at the Pueblo Pioneer Cemetery. Saturday marked the fourth year of the living history event, sponsored by the Pueblo Parks and Recreation Department and the Pueblo Pioneer Cemetery Committee. Gilbert, Portrayed by local volunteer Phillip Redinger, was one of several cemetery denizens to talk about their lives in early Pueblo. Gilbert said he had two grave markers, one placed by his second wife, but he doesn't know where the other stone came from. After all it's a little hard to get reliable information from the early 1900s, informative ghost or not. Gilbert was born in New York in 1836 and came to Pueblo after trying to prospect for gold in the Colorado mountains with little success. He moved to a spot east of Boone and married, but his first wife died at 35. His two sons later died from diphtheria and after he remarried he and his second wife lost a young daughter too. He sold his herd of 1,500 cattle and moved into town in 1879. Gilbert worked around the Pueblo and helped lay out the city, according to Redinger. He died at the age of 75 in 1911. Redinger said this is his third year portraying one of the cemetery's residents. The first year he performed a small skit in addition to his talk. Further down the cemetery trail, Tom Cummings portrayed one-time Pony Express rider J.J. Thomas. Thomas was born in 1837 and worked as a teamster in the Army in southern Kansas before he moved to Colorado to help built a stage stop. When the Oak Creek stage stop east of Denver was finished, Thomas and his friend were hired to be Pony Express riders and were the first in the area. But Thomas, too, caught gold fever and spent a cold and hungry time in the mountains before joining a Colorado unit going to the Civil War. Thomas thought he would be shipped east to fight, but instead stayed in the West and was part of the battle at Glorietta Pass in New Mexico. Area historian Eleanor Fry said, the battle sprang from a plan by the South to take over the Southern part of the Western states, including some of Colorado's gold fields. Thomas's Union Army unit "headed them off at the pass" Fry said. Thomas also was part of a unit sent to recover materials stolen by Indians in a raid near Santa Fe, Cummings said. The unit trailed the Indians nearly; to Amarillo, Texas, and there recovered 94 mules without a fight. Thomas' fortunes took a turn upward when he returned to Pueblo and, with, partners, built a toll bridge across the Arkansas River, ran a hotel and sold vegetables he grew where the current Midtown Shopping Center stands. With his economic success, the former horse-feed hauler hung around with one of the Thatcher banking brothers, became postmaster, county treasurer and even represented the area in Colorado's second state assembly. Thomas died in 1911 and had five children, although two died when they were young, Cummings said. Fry did the research on each of the history walk's 13 characters. She is a member of the Pueblo County Historical Society and the Committee for the Restoration of the Pueblo Pioneers Cemetery. "I've been working on this for about 20 years," Fry said. She found her information in old archives of The Pueblo Chieftain, including long reminiscences written by Thomas himself Fry said there's a wealth of information about the town's rich and powerful in the old newspaper articles. "Some of these early pioneers, every time they crossed the street it was reported in the paper," she said.

Gilbert, Harold W.
Harold W. Gilbert - Pueblo Chieftain - April 22, 1986 - Harold W. Gilbert passed away unexpectedly April 21, 1986. Survived by his wife, Mrs. Nedra F. Gilbert of the family home; son, John (Barbara) Gilbert, Olathe, Kan.; grandchildren, Larry Gilbert, and Mrs. Kathy (Jim) Ingalls, Olathe, Kan.; and sister, Mrs. Ruth (Paul)Davis, Pueblo. Member of the First United Methodist Church. He was born Jan. 10, 1911, in Canon City, Colo., and was a longtime Pueblo resident retiring as office manager of A. P. Green Refractories in 1972 after 39 years employment. Cremation. Memorial service to be announced. Those who desire may make memorials to the First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, direct or through the funeral home office.

Gilbert, Idalia
Idalia Gilbert - Pueblo Chieftain - July 19, 1980 - Funeral services for Idalia "Dolly" Gilbert will be held at 11 a.m. today in the First Baptist Church. Burial will be in La Veta Cemetery. Mrs. Gilbert died July 16, 1980, in Huerfano Memorial Hospital She was born Jan. 20, 1899 in La Veta and was a lifetime resident. She was married to Karl Gilbert May I7, 1930. He was city treasurer for 20 years and after his death in 1960, she assumed the position, serving until retiring last year. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church and Rebekah Lodge and was a 50-year member of Order of the Eastern Star. Surviving are two sons, Jeffrey Gilbert of Palmdale, Calif., and Robert Gilbert of La Veta, and a granddaughter.

Gilbert, James Elder
James Elder Gilbert - World Independent - August 19, 1946 - James Gilbert Dies Of Polio On Ambulance Trip To Denver - Well-Known Resident Is First Victim of Disease This Season - James Elder Gilbert, 37, for many years an employee of the Unfug Chevrolet company, and a long-time resident of Huerfano County, died shortly before noon Sunday as he was being rushed by ambulance to Denver for treatment of Poliomyelitis. He died as the ambulance reached Colorado Springs. This is the second case of the disease reported in Huerfano County, and the first fatality, Dr. W.S. Chapman, health officer, told the World-Independent today. No other cases have as yet been reported to his office, although a close watch is being made of the community. Gilbert had been feeling ill for several days last week, and was started to Colorado General hospital in Denver early Sunday morning when his condition became critical. The trip was made in relays by Unfug-Peet ambulance. At Pueblo, the ambulance was stopped at St. Mary's hospital, where emergency oxygen treatment was given, and a nurse was assigned to the case. The party also stopped at Memorial hospital in Colorado Springs, but Gilbert died a few minutes before arriving. The paralysis involved the respiratory system and chest muscles and this was the contributing factor in the death, it is stated. Gilbert was born Oct. 19, 1908 at Cripple Creek, and came with his parents to Huerfano County in 1918 from Teller county, taking up residence at Red Wing. For the past nine years he had been employed as a mechanic at he Unfug Chevrolet Co. Survivors include his widow, Dorothy, and infant daughter, Sharon Sue; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gilbert of La Veta; four brothers, Carl, Isle Royale National Park, Michigan; Paul of Montrose; Warren and Douglas of La Veta; and by two sisters, Mrs. John Richman of Denver and Patricia of La Veta. Private funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 with the Rev. H.R. Bauer officiating. Interment will be in the Masonic cemetery, under the direction of the Unfug-Peet mortuary.

Gilbert, Karl
Karl Gilbert - Pueblo Chieftain - October 10, 1960 - Karl Gilbert of La Veta. Husband of Idalia Gilbert. Father of Jeffery and Robert, all of La Veta. Services at La Veta Presbyterian Church 2 p.m. today. Interment la Veta Cemetery.

Gilbert, Marian C.
Marian C. Gilbert - Rocky Mountain News - October 01, 1911, Page 1 - Mrs. Marian C. Gilbert is charged with giving her husband rat poison, by Pueblo officials. Her husband died Aug 31, 1910. Charges of causing her husband's death were made by the Brotherhood of American Yeomen, which resisted payment of a $2,000 life insurance policy carried by Gilbert. Mrs. Gilbert had sued for settlement, but she dismissed it on June 10, 1911, endeavoring to reach a compromise. Gilbert was a freight conductor for 14 yeas on Denver & Rio Grande. Coming home on Aug 31, 1910 he complained of a severe headache. He kept a prescription for this ailment, took a dose, became unconscious and died shortly after arriving at the hospital. Mrs. Gilbert later moved to Denver. Rocky Mountain News – October 20, 1911, Page 3 - Trial News Article - Mrs. Gilbert continues her suit even though she has been arrested on a charge of killing her husband. She charges the insurance company with conspiring to secure an indictment against her and with threatening to secure her arrest on this count if she persisted in trying to collect the $2,000 insurance. Mrs. Gilbert claims in an affidavit that representative of the Yeomen called on her shortly after her husband's death, and tired to coerce her into not making a claim for his insurance, threatening to charge her with the murder if she persisted. She was arrested in Denver, Sep 30 and was taken to Pueblo, where she will be tried next month. She claims she has no funds to prosecute her suit and asks permission to sue at county expense.

Gilbert, Marian C. (Husband of)
Husband of Marian C. Gilbert - Yampa Leader - March 15, 1912 - Mrs. Marian C. Gilbert, who was accused of killing her husband in Pueblo, was acquitted. [Editor's Note: 1910 Census indicates husband to be William J. Gilbert, Railroad Conductor of Pueblo, CO.]

Gilbert, Marie
Mrs. Marie Gilbert - Huerfano World - February 11, 1993 - This Week in La Veta History - 1930: Died, Mrs. Marie Gilbert, who was born in Virginia in 1865. She is the mother of Forest Rangers Karl and Paul Gilbert.

Gilbert, Minnie
Minnie Gilbert - Pueblo Chieftain - September 1973 - Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie L. Gilbert, 84, of La Veta will be held at 2:30 p.m. today at La Veta United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Masonic Cemetery at Walsenburg. Mrs. Gilbert died September 6, 1973, in Huerfano Memorial Hospital. She was born August 17, 1889, at Flagler and was reared in the Colorado Springs area. She married Paul Gilbert December 25, 1907, in Victor [page missing]. [They moved to La] Veta in 1944 when her husband retired from the U.S. Forest Service. He died in 1962. Surviving are four sons, two daughters, including Mrs. John Richman of La Veta; a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Truex of La Veta, 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Gilbert, Paul
Paul Gilbert - Huerfano World – July 5, 1962 - Paul Gilbert, 78, Dies at Hospital - Paul Gilbert, 78, of La Veta, died at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital in Pueblo on Sunday after a lengthy illness. A native of Mitchell, S.D., Mr. Gilbert was born on May 6, 1884. He had lived in Huerfano County since 1916. On December 25, 1907, he was married to the former Minnie L. Baehr at Victor. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in La Veta. From 1921 until his retirement in 1944, he worked as a ranger in the San Isabel National Forest. Two children, James and Helen preceded Mr. Gilbert in death. In addition to his wife, he leaves four sons. Douglas L. Gilbert, Fort Collins, Karl T. Gilbert, Carlsbad, N.M., Paul F. Gilbert, Hot Sulphur Springs, and Warren Gilbert, Sheridan, Wyo.; two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Richman, Walsenburg, and Mrs. Patricia Freeman, Smyrna, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren, and various nephews and nieces. Funeral services were held Tuesday in the chapel of the Community Church in Walsenburg with the Rev. J.H. Gerault officiating. Burial was in the Masonic Cemetery.

Gilbert, R. LeRoy
R. LeRoy Gilbert - Pueblo Chieftain - July 05, 2001 - R. LeRoy Gilbert, age 77, born Nov. 11, 1923, in Scurry County, Texas, passed away July 2, 2001. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ott and Ethel Gilbert. Survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Agnes (Knafelc-Trontel) Gilbert; sons, Darrell (Sara) Gilbert, Gary (Francine) Gilbert and Roy Lee Gilbert of San Angelo, Texas; and daughter, Pat (Gary) Spino of Pueblo. His Texas side of the family includes brother, Roger (Lynn) Gilbert, San Angelo, Texas; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two nieces. His Colorado family includes grandchildren, Brent (Karen) Spino, Brad (Becky) Spino, Christopher Spino, Jim (Roanna) Abel, Carol (Randy) Dent and Annette (David) Morris; great-grandchildren, Justin and Faith Spino; and grand dog, Nikki. He is also survived by brother-in-law, Frank (Myrlen Ann) Knafelc; nephew, Jack (Shirley) Knafelc; niece, Judy (Craig) Chamberlain; special friend and caregiver, Jose Roldan; and neighbors, Jim and Kitty Abel and Helen Pierce. LeRoy came to Pueblo in the early 70's to become superintendent of LB Foster Rail Yards, retiring in 1985. He enjoyed his roses, fishing, boating, Beulah, babysitting Nikki and dining out with Agnes. He was a member of Pueblo Aerie No. 145 (FOE). Viewing, Thursday, noon to 7 p.m., at the funeral home. Funeral service, Friday, 10 a.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in care of the funeral home office.

Gilbert, Warren
Warren Gilbert - Sheridan Press - March 4, 2006 - Sheridan, WY - Former Story and Sheridan resident Warren Gilbert, 82, of Torrington died Thursday, March 2, 2006, in Torrington Community Hospital. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Harrison Bible Church in Harrison, Neb. with the Rev. Matt Parker officiating. Arrangements are with Colyer Funeral Home. Mr. Gilbert was born Aug. 4, 1923, in Redwing, Colo. to Paul and Minnie (Baehr) Gilbert. He grew up and was educated in Huerfano County. He was a 1945 graduate of Colorado A&M with a degree in civil engineering. He served in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific as a field artillery officer with the Seventh Infantry Division during World War II. He was released from active duty in 1946 after having served one year with the occupation troops in South Korea. He married Kathleen Eberspecher Hilderbrand in 1968 in Rawlings. He worked for the Department of Agriculture & Soil Conservation Service for 34 years and was project engineer on Cloud Peak, Willow Park, Kearney Lake and the original Cross Creek and Dull Knife reservoirs. He retired in 1979 and moved to Story, where he worked part time at the State Fish Hatchery and was water commissioner for the Story area. He also spent five summers as reservoir tender for Cloud Peak and Willow park reservoirs in the Big Horn Mountains. The family moved to Sheridan in 1999. Mr. Gilbert continued his work as water commissioner in Story. The family moved to Torrington in 2002. He was a member of the Story Lions Club and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers. Survivors include his wife, of Torrington; a daughter Karen Gilbert of Palmyra, Neb.; a son Mike of Kansas City, Mo.; two stepdaughters, Gerri DeCoteau-Bohm of Hermiston, Ore., and Jill Winter of Salt Lake City; a stepson, Todd Hilderbrand of Casper; a sister, Pat Freeman of Austin, Texas; a brother, Paul of Hot Sulphur Springs, Colo.; and seven grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Special Touch program at Torrington Community Hospital or to the Torrington Meals on Wheels.

Gilby, Gene
Gene Gilby - Pueblo Chieftain - May 30, 2002 - Gene Gilby, 74, departed this life on Monday, May 27, 2002. Born Aug. 14, 1927, in Lawson, Mo. Preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters. Survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Wilma Gilby; daughters, Shelley (Chuck) Andrews and Robyn Toft; grandsons, Brad (Amanda) Polich, Richard (Jaime) Polich, Eric Toft; great-grandson, Tyler Polich. Also survived by three sisters-in-law, one brother-in-law, numerous nieces and nephews. Gene worked for the Colorado Department of Transportation for 35 years, retiring in 1997. He was a veteran of WWII. Mr. Gilby will lie in state at Imperial Funeral Home from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to service time Friday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, through the funeral home office.

Gilby, Wilma L.
Wilma L. Gilby – Pueblo Chieftain – October 5, 2006 - Wilma L. Gilby, 76, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away on Oct. 3, 2006. Wilma was born Sept. 29, 1930, in Pueblo, Colo., to Halbert and Estella Bay, who preceded her in death, along with her loving husband of 56 years, Gene Gilby; brother, Elston Bay; and sister, Irma Gibbons. Wilma will be greatly missed by her daughters, Shelley (Chuck) Andrews and Robyn Toft; three grandsons, Brad (Konoe Bush) Polich, Richard Polich, and Eric Toft; three great-grandsons, Tyler and Zachary Polich and Jaycen Bush. She also leaves behind a sister, Mabel Graham; brother, Darrell (Judy) Bay; sister-in-law, Jessie Gilby; and numerous nieces and nephews. Wilma was employed by W.F. Birner, M.D. for 34 years and then at the South Side Walgreen's store for seven years. Visitation, 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Research at the University of Colorado, Gift Processing, P.O. Box 17126, Denver, CO, 80217.

Gilchrist, Dorris Elaine
Dorris Elaine Gilchrist - Pueblo Chieftain - March 21, 2002 - Age 82, passed away March 19, 2002. Survived by her husband of 55 years, Joe V. Gilchrist, of the family home; son, Steve J. Gilchrist, Pueblo; daughter, Linda S. (Rick) Harless, Oklahoma City, Okla.; sister, Marietta Benzel, Fort Collins, Colo.; grandchildren, Gina (John) McCoy, Pueblo, Kelly (Jim) Edmiaston, Tulsa, Okla., Stephanie (Randy) Acers, Green Valley, Mo., and Brent Harless, Oklahoma City, Okla. Preceded in death by her sisters, Burdette Kahler and Maxine Mitchell. Dorris was born on May 23, 1919, in Hastings, Neb. She married Joseph V. Gilchrist on May 10, 1947, in Hastings and was a longtime Pueblo resident. Member of Christ the King Church. At her request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial Mass will be held 10 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2002, at Christ the King Church, 1708 Horseshoe Drive, with the Rev. Father Thomas Adrians as celebrant.

Gilchrist, Jack
Jack Gilchrist - Pueblo Chieftain - March 17, 1987 - Jack Gilchrist, late of Rye, died March 14, 1987 Born in Marian, Kan. Survived by his wife, Mary E. Gilchrist; son, Guy Robert (Donna) Gilchrist; grandson, Matthew, all of Long Beach, Calif.; daughters, Gail Brown and Sue Katherine Gilchrist; grandsons, Greg and Grant Brown, all of Denver; sisters, Elizabeth Welsh, Colorado Springs, Angie Newbold and niece, Elizabeth Lash, Iola, Kan.; and brother-in-law, Drury (Verna) Brown, Blackfoot, Idaho. Also survived by several great-grandchildren. Jack was reared by Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Walker of Plymouth, Kan. He graduated from Emporia, Kan., High School in 1930 and shortly thereafter, he began a career as a salesman. After injuring his back and having spinal surgery, he decided to open a clothing store which was called "Jack's." In 1966, Jack's health caused him to retire and move to Fort Collins. Subsequently, they made Rye their summer home and traveled much of the southwestern U.S. In 1980, realizing something was very wrong, he was diagnosed as having Alzheimer's. He died in Sharmar Home where he had appeared to be as happy as was possible under the circumstance. Jack will be remembered by his many friends as an avid hunter, fisherman and teller of tall tales, especially about the outdoors and wildlife. Jack was very proud of his membership in the Masonic Lodge, the Southern Colorado Consistory and the Al Kaly Shrine. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, Rye Home Methodist Church with the Rev. Rob White officiating. Masonic rites by Greenhorn Valley Lodge No. 196 AF&AM. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's through the funeral home office or to the church. Cremation, Davis-Wallin Crematorium.

Gildner, Joy Lee
Joy Lee Gildner - Pueblo Chieftain - August 10, 1986 - Mrs. Joy Lee Gildner passed away unexpectedly. Sister of Mrs. Barbara (William) Krasovec and Earl Gene (Betty) West, Pueblo; aunt of P. G. (Linda) West, Cortez, Colo.; niece of Mrs. Mae Herdon, Charleston, S.C. Preceded in death by her husband, Max Gildner, and son, Ronny Gildner. She was born in Pueblo on March 28, 1925, and was a lifetime resident. She was a retired nurse. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Roselawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Roland Becker officiating.

Gile, Elwood Leroy
Elwood Leroy “Roy” Gile - Huerfano World - March 27, 2008 - Elwood Leroy “Roy” Gile passed away on March 20, 2008. He was 75 years of age, born on October 25, 1932 in Greenland, CO. He made Walsenburg his home since 1952. He was married to Mary “Aggie” Gile April 21, 1953. Preceded in death by his mother, Cora M. Thornton and a son, Kenneth J. Gile. Survived by his wife, Mary, children, Leroy (Sherry), Albert, Sandra Nolan and Lillian Gile; 13 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren, a sister, Carol (Vernon) Martin, a brother, Joe Thornton. Service will be held at Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah's Witnesses on March 28 at 11: 00 a.m. Private family burial at Masonic Cemetery following service. Friends are welcome to join us at his home, 109 North Hendren at 12:30 p.m.

Gile, Kenneth J.
Kenneth J. Gile – Huerfano World – November 24, 2005 – Kenneth J. Gile, Walsenburg native and General Manager of Cucharas Sanitation Water District, died Nov. 17. He was born May 28, 1955 to Elwood and Mary (Miranda) Gile. Kenneth married Lillian Rieger. He is survived by his wife Lillian, his parents Elwood and Mary, and his children James, Cameron, Mattloch, Michael, Deanna and Sara. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23 at the Fox Theatre, 715 Main St. in Walsenburg. Cremation through Funeral and Cremation Care of Colorado.

Giles, Fred
Fred Giles – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – November 22, 1877 – Shooting Affray – Fred. Giles Killed – From a private letter from Del Norte received by a gentleman in this city, dated the 12th inst., we learn the following particulars of a shooting affray near that place on Saturday last, which resulted in the death of Fred. Giles, a son of M. M. Giles, formerly of this city. It seems that John Arms, of this city, owns some oxen which M. M. Giles had in his possession, and claimed them as his own. Mr. Arms being desirous to obtain possession of the animals authorized parties residing in Del Norte to proceed according to law and recover them if possible. The parties so authorized, accompanied by an officer of the law and provided with the proper papers, proceeded to the Piρos saw mill, thirteen miles from Del Norte, where Giles resides, for the purpose of taking possession of the oxen. Giles, it seems, knew of the coming of the officers, and placing the cattle in the building and arming himself, threatened to kill anybody who undertook to take the cattle. The officers returned to Del Norte for assistance, and soon came back to the mill assisted by several armed men. Some shooting then followed, in the course of which young Giles was killed. Mr. and Mrs. Giles are both under arrest. The Murder of Fred Giles – A few days since we published an account of one side of the story of the shooting of Fred Giles, a son of M. M. Giles, formerly of this city. We now give another version of the affair, published in the Del Norte Prospector, which if correct shows that Fred. Giles was brutally murdered, and M. M. Giles and his wife cruelly and unjustifiably assaulted by ruffians acting under legal authority. The following is the Prospector's account of the affair: M. M. Giles had in his possession an ox that was claimed by Dr. W. W. Allen, and on Tuesday, the 6th inst., Allen went before Justice Goodrich and got out a writ of replevin, which in the absence of any of the regular officers, was placed in the hands of B. U. Vincent, who was deputized to act for this occasion. On Wednesday Vincent went after the ox, which Giles refused to give up. Vincent returned to town and went before Justice Haffy, and swore out a complaint against Giles for resisting an officer of the law, whereupon a warrant was issued for his arrest and placed in the hands of Constable Winter, who having some other business to attend at the time, deputized ____ Robinson to make the arrest. Saturday forenoon Robinson, in company with Vincent, started to Giles' place, the former to arrest Giles and the latter with the replevin for the ox. They both went direct to the house and while the warrant for the arrest of Giles was being read an altercation ensued in which Vincent struck Giles with his revolver, inflicting a severe wound on the left temple, then turned and struck Mrs. Giles on the head, knocking her down. Robinson caught Giles and raised him from the ground, at the same time telling him he was his prisoner. As soon as Giles was sufficiently recovered from the effects of the blow he called to his son to get the gun and shoot, which according to the testimony of Robinson he did, shooting three times, but not hitting either of them. Both officers then took to their heels and made lively time until out of range of the gun. Robinson then went to some of the neighbors, and summoned a posse to arrest and take Giles, but during the time Vincent had gone above the house, where he awaited the return of the posse, evidently intending, if Giles put in an appearance, to put a quietus upon him, but in the meanwhile the son appeared and while in the act of picking up some chips was fired upon by Vincent, and according to the testimony of Dr. Metcalfe, who performed the post mortem examination, the ball entered the top of the head, passed through the brain and heart and lodged in the lumbar region, producing instant death. The ball was from a Sharp's rifle, forty-four calibre. The posse with Robinson were about sixty yards from the house, did not see the boy fall, but came to the spot soon after. Upon hearing the report of the gun Giles rushed from the bed, where he had gone from weakness of loss of blood, to the door, and when he saw the men and what had been done, threw up his hands, wildly exclaiming: “Good God! Men, see what you have done. Are you going to kill us all?” Constable Winter being afraid that some difficulty would arise, as soon as he could leave got a horse and followed, arriving at the scene a few minutes after the boy was killed. This was at about two o'clock P. M. He stationed guards over the corpse until Coroner Hill could be summoned and an inquest held, arrested Vincent and brought Giles and all the party to town. The inquest was held Sunday and the body was brought to town, it having been decided that a post mortem examination would be necessary, which was conducted by Dr. Metcalfe with the results above given. The coroner's jury returned a verdict of unjustifiable homicide, and a portion of the preliminary examination took place before Justice Goodrich, when a postponement was asked for and granted until the 19th of this month. Vincent is now in jail awaiting trial. Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – November 29, 2877 – The trial of U. B. Vincent, charged with the murder of Fred Giles, took place, says the Prospector, before 'Squire Goodrich Wednesday. The court ruled that no circumstantial evidence could be admitted and as there was no evidence to show that Vincent had done the shooting, there was no case and Vincent was discharged. We have conversed with a number of persons on the subject, and there seems to be an impression that a regular trial should have been gone through with and all the circumstances brought out that would throw any light on the subject. That Vincent killed the boy there is no doubt, but under what circumstances should have been proved and if he were justifiable should have been proven so.

Giles, Jewel F.
Jewel F. Giles - Pueblo Chieftain - December 21, 1999 - Jewel F. Giles passed away Dec. 19, 1999, in Denver. Jewel was born on March 6, 1918, to Christian and Ethel Matheny Nielson and had been a resident of Pueblo since 1952. She was a member of the New Heights Baptist Church, Cactus Star Rebecca No. 2, Dames of Malta and the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post No. 3641 in Pueblo. Jewel was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle Giles, and a sister, Marge Gordon. Mrs. Giles is survived by her children, Richard Gilmore of Carbondale and Cinda Lutes of California; a sister, Thelma Rodgers of Pueblo; her grandchildren, Eva LaFond, Elaine Wright, Ricky Egan, William Gilmore and Becky Krutz; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives. Mrs. Giles will lie in state at the mortuary from 4 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23, 1999, in the New Heights Baptist Church, 3304 Baltimore. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.

Giles, Raymond
Raymond Giles - Huerfano World - January 5, 1989 - Raymond Giles, 64, of Nathrop, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 1988 in a Salida Hospital. Born Mar. 7, 1924, in Salida, his family moved to Walsenburg when he was a youth and he graduated from Huerfano County High School in 1941. He served with the U.S. Army in France and Germany during World War II. Mr. Giles married Christina Courtney Nov. 19, 1946. He was a professional musician, playing with many Walsenburg bands in the early 40s and later with bands touring the country. He formed his own orchestra in Albuquerque, NM, playing in the late 1940s and early 50s. He continued his playing as a hobby with a Salida group until his death. Mr. Giles worked for the U.S. Postal Service, from which he retired in December, 1980. He was a member of Salida AF&AM #57, Salida Chapter No. 17, Royal Arch Masons, Salida Council No. 20, Cryptic Masons and Salida Commandery No. 17, Knights Templar. Survivors include his wife, Christina, of the family home; two sons, Richard, Greenwood Village and James, Westminster; a brother, Ronald, Albuquerque, NM and five grandsons. Funeral service was held Dec. 27 from the First Christian Church in Salida. Masonic rites followed and Mr. Giles was cremated.

Giles, Ronald Bruce
Ronald Bruce Giles - Huerfano County World - March 13, 2009 - Ronald Bruce Giles, formerly of Walsenburg and a resident of Albuquerque since 1955, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his children on Feb. 5. He died four days before his 76th birthday. He is survived by his daughter, Debbie (Robert) King, of Florida, and his son, Michael (Karen) Waterfield, of London, England; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nephews Richard and Jim Giles, both of Denver; and sister-in-law Christina Giles, of Salida. Ron was an avid Lobo fan and a member of the Lobo Booster Club as well as the Masonic Order and the Elks. His passion was his family and friends. He never missed a class reunion (1951). He loved history, collecting, hunting, fishing, traveling and a good story. Cremation and memorial services were held at 2 p.m. on Feb. 11 at French Mortuary in Albuquerque. Cremains were interred next to his beloved wife, Darlene, at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Albuquerque.

Gilges, Frank
Frank Gilges – Pueblo Indicator – April 18, 1914 – Man Killed at Wire Fence Works – Frank Gilges, a young man 19 years old, was instantly killed yesterday morning at the Warner Wire Fence Works by being caught in a wire woving machine. He came here five weeks ago from Ottawa, Kansas, where his parents live.

Gilkeson, Ruth Jeanne
Ruth Jeanne Gilkeson - Huerfano World - May 29, 2003 – Ruth Jeanne Gilkeson, 78, passed away May 22, 2003 in Walsenburg. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Gertie (Roberts) Cox; and son, Jay Gilkeson. Survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Leonard Gilkeson; son, Zane Gilkeson; four grandchildren, Michelle (Bob) Shultheiss, Adam (Becki) Gilkeson, Mike Gilkeson and Melissa (Chris) Warren; five great-grandchildren, Nicole and Ashley Shultheiss, Adanna Gilkeson, Samantha Fraley and Kennedy Warren. Jeanne and her husband were avid pilots and flew extensively for many years. She was an artist and enjoyed painting mountains and her grandchildren. She was very proud of her Indian heritage. A memorial service was held Monday, May 26, 2003 (Memorial Day) in Walsenburg at Johnson- Romero Family Funeral Horne.

Gill, Dorine
Dorine Gill - Pueblo Chieftain - February 06, 1998 - Dorine Gill, 81, passed away on Feb. 2, 1998. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, McClave United Methodist Church, McClave, Colo. Interment, McClave Cemetery. Visitation, today until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Gill, Mr.
Mr. Gill – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – October 22, 1874 – The brakeman who we mentioned yesterday as having been hurt at Divide station, died yesterday morning from his injuries. His name is Gill.

Gill, Whitford Byron
Whitford "Whit" Byron Gill - Pueblo Chieftain - January 28, 2003 - Whitford "Whit" Byron Gill, 79, departed this life Jan. 25, 2003. Whit was born in Brush, Colo., on Oct. 25, 1923, to Lucile and Whitford H. Gill. He leaves his wife of 54 years, Audrey; and his many children and grandchildren, including Joan and Bruce Corey, and their sons, Eric and Kit; Mark Gill and his children, Austin, Kate, Susie and Brynne; Martin Gill and Bruce Oglesby, and their sons, Joseph and Bruce Jr., and Chelli and Ted Wagner. Whit served in the 76th Infantry Division in World War II. He later graduated from CU's School of Business, and retired as manager of the tax department at CF&I in 1989. He remained devoted to his loving family, and active with his many hobbies and interests. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. The family will greet friends at the family home after the service. Those who wish may contribute to the American Cancer Society or the Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Whit's memory. Also, please visit Whit's memorial at www.mem.com.

Gillaspie, Mary F.
Mary F. Gillaspie - Pueblo Chieftain - December 1, 1987 - Mary F. Gillaspie was born Feb. 2, 1912, and passed away Nov. 30, 1987, after a lengthy illness. Mother of Joyce E. Radcliff. Grandmother of George (Lee) Radcliff, Patti Jeske, John Radcliff, Gloria (Dave) Tupper, and Lynette (Rick) Martin. Sister of Jessie (Bud) Campbell of Oregon and Ella Mae Benton of Missouri. Also survived by eight great-grandchildren. Services at 2 p.m. Wednesday, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home Chapel. Cremation to follow. The family prefers contributions to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home office.

Gillen, Gladys
Gladys Gillen - Pueblo Chieftain - June 04, 1998 - Gladys Gillen, 88, passed away June 2, 1998. Survived by her brother, Harry (Arbra) Saunders, Pueblo- niece, Gwen (Dal) Flick, Pueblo- a nephew, Harry E. (Joan) Saunders, Denver. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Mountain View Cemetery's Eternal Life Scattering Garden with the Rev. Earleen Cornell officiating.

Gillen, Harry
Harry Gillen - Pueblo Chieftain - July 30, 1997 - Harry Gillen passed away July 28, 1997. Born on July 10, 1917, in Trinidad, to the union of Harry and Frances Gillen. Employed at an early age at the Trinidad Creamery before moving to Pueblo in 1943, where he worked on the C&W Railroad, later as an auto mechanic and at the CF&I where he retired in 1978after 35 years of service. Harry was a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge No.90. He is survived by his loving wife, Thelma- and daughter, Kay Gillen-sister, Pearl East, Pueblo- grandchildren, Shelly and Sonny Simmons, Florida, Bret Stowers and Kristen Schultz, Ordway, Michael Gillen, Estes Park, Kevin and Kristen Gillen and Quinn and Gregg Engle, both of Littleton- seven great-grandchildren- and one great-great-grandson- as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by sisters, Lucille Dolce and Kathryn McCluskey- and his beloved son, Wayne Gillen. While living in Pueblo, Harry belonged to the SCHA, where he and his family participated in local rodeos. In1961, the family moved to Ordway, where he farmed 264 acres while still employed at the CF&I. He believed that country life was the best for his family. The ``Cowboy" life, working the soil and enjoying the great outdoors together as a family was his idea of the good life. He and his wife had a passion for dancing and bowling, and won numerous awards in both fields. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, 1997, McCarthy-Comer Garden Chapel. Viewing at the funeral home 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesday, 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Those who wish may make contributions to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 704 Elmhurst, Pueblo, Colo. 81004, or the Arkansas Valley Hospice, P.O. Box 1067, La Junta, Colo. 81050, in Harry's memory. Arrangements by McCarthy-Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth.

Gillen, Thelma L.
Thelma L. Gillen - Pueblo Chieftain - April 10, 2003 - Thelma L. Gillen, 83, born May 14, 1919, passed away April 8, 2003. Preceded in death by her husband, Harry Gillen; son, Wayne Gillen; parents, Charles St. Vrain and Winifred Scott-St. Vrain; and three brothers. Survived by daughter, Kay Gillen; grandchildren, Shelly (Sonny) Simmons, Bret (Kristen) Stowers, Michael Gillen, Kevin (Kris) Gillen and Quinn (Greg) Engle; great-grandchildren, Cameron Simmons, Travis Simmons, Skyler Gillen, Dakota Gillen, Brody Engle, Brock Engle and Elle Rae Gillen. Also survived by her sister, Hazel Slevc; aunt, Mary Scott-Brown; and numerous other close family and friends. A special thank you to Marie Marcovecchio. Thelma loved to bowl, crochet and play cards. She enjoyed playing cards with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star Chapter No. 34 and Pueblo Aerie No. 145 FOE Ladies Auxiliary. She grew up in Ramey, Colo. Coal Camp, and met her husband Harry, who grew up in the Coal Camp of Delagua and they both attended school in Trinidad. Thelma and Harry farmed and ranched in Ordway from 1961 to 1997 and then moved to Pueblo. She worked at the Colorado State Hospital as a dietary supervisor and retired in 1965. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Her casket will remain closed at the service. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Saturday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Gillespie, H. D. (Mrs.)
Mrs. H. D. Gillespie - Huerfano World - January 2, 2003 - This Week in La Veta History - 1894: Mrs. H.D. Gillespie of North Veta, a resident of this area for over 20 years, died leaving two sons and three daughters. She was buried in La Veta.

Gillespie, Carole Ann
Carole Ann Gillespie - Pueblo Chieftain - January 22, 2005 - Carole Ann Gillespie, 62, passed away Jan. 14, 2005. Born in Pueblo, she is preceded in death by her father Charles Brooks and brother Bill Brooks. She is survived by her husband Ronald of Peyton; mother Ida Brooks, sister Arleen (Don) Ware, brothers Jim (Lora Li) Brooks and Tom (Gloria) Brooks of Pueblo; sister Susan (John) Corral of Lakewood, IL; daughter Mary Kay (Dan) Oyster and grandchildren Levy and Danielle of Anchorage, AK, granddaughter Rhiannon and great grandson Lathan of Colorado Springs; daughter Linda (Dave) Aranci and granddaughters Sarah and Nicole of Bethune; daughter Amy (Joe) Livengood and grandchildren Katelyn, Will and Ben of Ft. Collins; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins. Carole Ann graduated from Pueblo Central High School in 1960 and worked many years for the Colorado Springs School District in an administrative position. Most recently Carole Ann worked as a horticulturist for a Colorado Springs nursery where she was able to share and express her gift of gardening with others. She was an avid outdoors person and loved to fish the many streams in Colorado. In lieu of flowers or food, family respectfully requests that contributions be made to the Ronald McDonald House in her memory or to any charity of choice. Cremation with a memorial to be planned at a later date in Gunnison.

Gillespie, Daris D.
Daris D. Gillespie - Pueblo Chieftain - January 29, 1999 - John A. Gentleman Funeral Home, Omaha, Neb. 68114 - Daris D. Gillespie, 48, passed away Jan. 26, 1999, in Omaha, Neb. Preceded in death by father, Gordon- and mother, Ethel. Survived by sisters, Sharon Thompson, Micaela Keeton, Sandra Brokaw- half-brother, Bill Gillespie- half-sister, Connie Chaney- numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins and friends in Omaha and Pueblo.

Gillespie, David
David Gillespie - Littleton Independent - November 17, 1916 - Pueblo Pioneer Dies - David Gillespie, 60 years old, a pioneer resident of Pueblo, died at his home in this city. He has been a car inspector with the Santa Fe railroad for the past thirsty-six years, and for twenty years was in charge of that work at Rockvale in Fremont county. He was a prominent Mason and Odd Fellow and is survived by his widow and one married daughter.

Gillespie, Helen M.
Helen M. McGraw Gillespie - Pueblo Chieftain - June 01, 2002 - Helen M. McGraw Gillespie, age 81, born Feb. 6, 1921, passed away May 29, 2002. Survived by her husband, Joe Gillespie; children, Jerry Deal, Dennis (Susan) McGraw and Janice (Tom) Cunningham; stepchildren, Kenneth (Cheryl) Gillespie, Jane (Ron) Dungan and Joe (Deanna) Gillespie. Also survived by 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; brother, J.R. (Wyneta) Clendenning; special niece, Shirley Brown; and numerous other nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by first husband, Bill Deal; second husband, Ace McGraw; brothers, Carl and Harry Clendenning; and sisters, Maudie Thornton, Thelma Brook, Edith Felts and Irene Wayt. Helen was a loving wife and mother whose home was always open to family and friends. She was an avid Bronco fan and loved going to Cripple Creek. Helen was a rock hound and enjoyed her yard, doing crafts with her friend, Wanda Whittemore, dancing and playing cards, and always had a smile on her face. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Monday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in her memory.

Gillespie, James Curtis
James Curtis Gillespie - Pueblo Chieftain - February 06, 2001 - James Curtis Gillespie passed away Feb. 4, 2001. Born April 14, 1927, in Penrose, Colo., to Marion and Ethel (Curtis) Gillespie. He was a Korean conflict veteran, serving in the Marine Corps from 1945 to 1953, and was the recipient of a Good Conduct Medal, Korean Service Medal and Purple Heart. Mr. Gillespie retired from Pueblo Sheet Metal in September 1995. He is survived by his wife, Emma E. (Petersell) Gillespie; and children, Debra E. (Mark) Reha, Barbara M. Gillespie, Curtis J. (Linnea) Gillespie and Martin K. (LeeAnn) Gillespie; as well as eight grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. James is also survived by his brother, Jack D. (Miriam) Gillespie; sister, Esther Anne Jones; brother-in-law, John F. Petersell; and sister-in-law, Katherine L. Mudrone. He is preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Jean George and Joan Holtzclaw. Viewing, Wednesday, noon to 5 p.m., and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral service, Friday, 10 a.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel, with Rev. Dan Bryant officiating. Cremation with a private inurnment at Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or to a charity of the donor's choice.

Gillespie, Margaret E.
Margaret E. Gillespie - Pueblo Chieftain - January 31, 1999 - Margaret E. Gillespie, 90, of Pueblo, passed away Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999. She was a 14-year member of the Pueblo West Ecumenical Church and a member of the AT&T Pioneers. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Philip- and her daughter, Darlene Brannan. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Russell of Pueblo- grandchildren, Deborah Minerich, Susan (Kevin) Perkins, Emily (William) Hartig, Jennifer York, all of Pueblo, Michael (Lee Ann) Brannan of Rogers, Ark., Katie (Casey) Ferrell, and Eric (Jamie) Brannan, both of Hot Springs, Ark.- 13 great-grandchildren- and numerous other relatives throughout the country. will be 6 p.m. Monday, at the Pueblo West Ecumenical Church. In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations be made to the church or any other charity in her name.

Gillespie, Maurice R.
Maurice R. (Moe) Gillespie - Pueblo Chieftain - January 11, 2000 - Maurice R. (Moe) Gillespie, age 99, born Dec. 25, 1900, in Henrietta, Okla., passed away Jan. 7, 2000. Survived by stepson, Mike Dean; and sister, Leah Peklo. Mr. Gillespie began working for the U.S. Post Office on Sept. 16, 1918, in Henrietta, Okla. During his services at the Pueblo office, he worked in various positions. On Dec. 3, 1955, he was promoted to foreman. He became Assistant Station Superintendent at Station A in May of 1956. Moe held that position until the time of his retirement, Dec. 31, 1959. At the time of his retirement, at the age of 59, he had more than 41 years of service with the postal service. Upon this retirement, Moe had 2,044 hours of sick leave to his credit. Moe also served on the Board of Civil Service Examiners. Maurice, "Moe" as he preferred to be called, was a lifetime member of the following organizations: NARFE, Pueblo Masonic Lodge #17 AF&AM (having been a Mason for 77 years), Valley of McAlester, Orient of Oklahoma, Scottish Rite Temple and Al Kaly Temple of Pueblo. He was a permanent contributor to the Shriners Hospital, a member of the Shriners 100 Million Dollar Club and was also a 53-year member of Pueblo Elks Lodge #90. After his retirement from the post office, he worked at the Country Club Pro Shop for many years. Moe was a very kind man who enjoyed life. He traveled extensively, loved to play golf, bridge and cribbage and also loved dancing. Memorial service, Wednesday, 10 a.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel, conducted by Rev. Wayne Ward and the Masonic Lodge #17. Private interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children in his memory.

Gillespie, Robert D.
Robert D. Gillespie - Pueblo Chieftain - April 08, 2003 - Robert D. Gillespie, 89, of Coaldale, died April 6, 2003. Born Nov. 14, 1913. Funeral, 2 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2003, at the Cotopaxi Community Church in Cotopaxi. Interment at Coaldale Cemetery.

Gilletti, David
David Gilletti - Huerfano County World - February 13, 2009 - Ledyard, Conn. - David Gilletti, 54, passed away Feb. 3, 2009. He is sadly missed by his high school sweetheart and wife of 32 years, Jennifer Chelon Gilletti, formerly of Walsenburg; his daughters, Heather Frost and husband Chad, of Connecticut, and Holly Echevarria and husband Chris, of Charleston, S.C.; two grandsons, Luke and Boden Frost, of Connecticut, who have a special place in his heart; his two brothers, James Gilletti and wife Mary, of Middletown, R.I., and Paul Gilletti and wife Jodi, of Chandler, Ariz.; a sister, Sandra Hay, of Chandler, Ariz.; and two brothers-in-law, Richard Riddell, of Inverness, Fla., and Brian Chelon, of Thornton. Dave began his career as an electrical engineer with Sperry Univac, which later became Lockheed Martin. During his career, he supported defense contracts and spent many years as a subcontractor at Electric Boat. He was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church in Gales Ferry, Conn. Dave's family greeted relatives and friends at St. Luke Lutheran Church on Monday, Feb. 9. A service was conducted at the church Feb. 10. Donations in Dave's name can be made to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, 636 Morris Turnpike, Suite 3A, Short Hills, NJ 07078 or the ALS Association, 27001 Agoura Rd., Suite 250, Calabasas Hills, CA 91301.

Gilletti, Edward E.
Edward E. Gilletti - Reno Gazette-Journal - February 3, 2005 - Reno, NV - Edward E. Gilletti, age 60, of Reno, passed away January 18, 2005 at Washoe Medical Center. Always loving, always loved. Edward Leroy Gilletti, born June 8, 1944 in Aguilar, Colorado. Eddie was a wonderful father and a devoted husband. He was a beautiful light that brightened the day of anyone lucky enough to cross his path. He was the man of our family and his absence will be difficult. Eddie is survived by wife Sharon; daughter Cheri; sons Donovan, Josh and Donnie Ray; and loving friend Shirley. He is also survived by sister Dottie; brothers Bob and Bill; and grandchildren Mackenzie, Anthony, Correen and Justice. Services will be Friday, January 22, 2005 at 7 pm at Ross Burke & Knobel, 2155 Kietzke Lane, Reno.

Gilley, Veatura Ann
Veatura Ann Gilley - Pueblo Chieftain - November 25, 1986 - Veatura Ann Gilley, 83, of 62033 Asbridge Road, Boone, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 1986, at a Pueblo hospital. Survived by four sons, Robert (Thelma) of Oaks, N.D.; Edward (Virginia) of Boone; Donald (Marsha) of Denver; and James (Karen) of Lincoln, Neb.; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, Griffy Funeral Chapel. Burial, Fowler Cemetery. Family prefers memorials in her name to the Arthritis Foundation through the funeral home office.

Gillies, Duncan Glenn
Duncan Glenn Gillies - Pueblo Chieftain - February 08, 2000 - Duncan Glenn Gillies, 75, a resident of Colorado City, passed away Feb. 7, 2000. Mr. Gillies was a veteran of WWII, serving in the Naval Air Corps. He is preceded in death by his parents, John Marvin and Elizabeth Gillies; and brothers, Raymond and Carl Gillies. Survived by his wife, Phylis Dillon Gillies; children, Gale Gillies (John) Frazier, Steven Glen (Teresa) Gillies, Bruce Alan Gillies and Kalynn Gillies; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers and sisters, Marguerite (Ray) Sweet, Kenneth (Chris) Gillies and Ralph (Wanita) Gillies; numerous nieces and nephews. No services will be held per his request.

Gillies, Steven Glen Sr.
Steven Glen Gillies Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - January 12, 2006 - Steven Glen Gillies Sr., 53, passed away on Dec. 22, 2005, in Phoenix, Ariz. He was born Aug. 9, 1952. He is survived by his two sons, Steven Glen Gillies Jr. and Mathew James Gillies. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006, Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating.

Gilligan, Adah Mae
Adah Mae Gilligan - Pueblo Chieftain - May 20, 1999 - Adah Mae Gilligan, 76 of Montrose, died May 17, 1999 in her home in Montrose. She was a longtime Pueblo resident until moving to Montrose 71/2 years ago. Born Jan. 20, 1923, in Pueblo, to Ray Talbot and Juanita Wilson. She married James Gilligan on March 19, 1949, in Raton, N.M. Survived by her husband, James Gilligan, Montrose- son, James Talbot Gilligan, Denver- daughter, Judy Kelley, Boise City, Okla.- grandchildren, Kenneth, Kris, Mike, Matt and Janet-and 10 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents and one brother. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Friday, May 21, 1999, Mountain View Cemetery in Pueblo.

Gilligan, Fern Meyer
Fern Meyer Gilligan - Pueblo Chieftain - May 10, 1987 - Fern Meyer Gilligan, a longtime Pueblo resident, passed away May 9, 1987. Mrs. Gilligan was born Feb. 12, 1903. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She is survived by a son, James M. (Adah) Gilligan of Phoenix, Ariz.; a sister, Bess M. Wiles of Pueblo; and two grandchildren, James T. Gilligan of Mesa, Ariz., and Mrs. Don Kelley of Springfield. Service announcements later. Pueblo Chieftain - May 12, 1987 - Fern Meyer Gilligan. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel with Dr. John Ross of the First Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery.

Gilligan, James
James Gilligan - Pueblo Chieftain - September 4, 1931 - James Edward Gilligan, 26 years old, shop foreman for the Morrisey Carriage Company of Pueblo, died at a hospital yesterday after a short illness. He is survived by the widow, Fern Meyer Gilligan; two brothers, Elmer Gilligan of Pueblo and Kermit Gilligan of San Diego, Calif. He held membership in Huerfano Lodge No. 87. A.F. and A.M. The remains were forwarded by the Davis mortuary to Walsenburg, Thursday, for services and interment.

Gilligan, Walter Franklin
Walter Franklin Gilligan - Pueblo Chieftain - July 22, 1926 – Walter Franklin Gilligan, age 47 years, died at a local hospital July 20, Body in care T. G. McCarthy and sons. McCarthy Blk.

Gilliland, Patrick James
Patrick James Gilliland - Pueblo Chieftain - August 16, 2000 - Patrick James Gilliland, 34, of Stateline, Nev., formerly of Pueblo, Colo., died Aug. 6, 2000, at Washoe Medical Center in Reno, Nev., from bacterial endocarditis. He formerly was employed by Blick's Design Inc., in Pueblo. He was born in St. Louis, Mo., on Jan. 5, 1966. Parents are James R. and Gladys B. Gilliland. Patrick graduated from Gibbs High School in Corryton, Tenn. He then attended Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee and Morristown Community College in New Jersey. Patrick had been living in Stateline at Lake Tahoe for five months working as a finishing carpenter, but his true passion was skiing and being a ski instructor at Keystone and Monarch ski resorts in Colorado where he worked for 15 years. Patrick was a member of the Professional Ski Instructors of America (Level 3 --- fully certified), Rocky Mountain Division, for 11 years. He attended Our Lady of Tahoe Catholic Church, where he was planning on being married to Jennifer Grove on April 14, 2001. Survivors include father, James R. Gilliland, South Dakota; mother, Gladys B. Gilliland, Arizona; fiancιe, Jennifer Grove, Nevada; grandmother, Bernice Kruse, Missouri; brother, Michael Gilliland, Connecticut; sisters, Brenda Murphey, South Dakota, Debbie Blickensderfer, Colorado, and Cathy Evans, Tennessee; a sister-in-law, three brothers-in-law, seven nephews, two nieces, several aunts, uncles and cousins. Services were held on Aug. 8 in Reno.

Gillispie, Anna Mae
Anna Mae "Grandma G." Gillispie - Pueblo Chieftain - December 16, 2004 - Anna Mae "Grandma G." Gillispie, 81, passed away Dec. 13, 2004. Born May 2, 1923, to Rosabell and Steven Goosey who preceded her in death along with her husband, Floyd Henry Gillispie; brothers, Albert and Willard Goosey; sisters, Lucille Zahner and Doris Mudd. Survived by her siblings, Richard (Brenda) Goosey of Mission, Texas, Mary (Bob) Shawl, Irene (John) Stark, both of Brookfield, Mo., Robert (Faye) Canfield of Lincoln, Mo.; children, Ralph Gillispie, Charles (Shar) Gillispie, Wayne Gillispie and Bonnie Gillispie, all of Pueblo, Evelyn (Tommy) Hill of Conroe, Texas, Donald (Brenda) Gillispie of Fort Collins, Colo., Steven (Laura) Gillispie of Silver City, N.M., Joyce Gillispie of Novato, Calif., and Connie Cottle of Rohnert Park, Calif. Also survived by 16 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and surrogate grandma to countless other children. Grandma G. will be lovingly missed by many. Visitation, 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Gillispie, William I.
William I. Gillispie - Pueblo Chieftain - April 12, 1986 - William I. Gillispie, April 10, 1986. Service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Temple Baptist Church, Canon City. Interment, Rosehills Memorial Cemetery, Whittier, Calif.

Gilliyn, Mr.
Mr. Gilliyn – Castle Rock Record Journal of Douglas County – January 15, 1915 – Word was received that Mr. Gilliyn of Trinidad, died Monday. Mrs. Gilliyn will be remembered as Mabel Sutton, and her many friends will be sorry to learn of her sad bereftment.

Gilmere, Agnes
Agnes Gilmere - Colorado Springs Gazette - December 22, 1995 – Agnes Gilmere, 71, a homemaker and original owner of Launder-Mutt dog grooming business, died Dec. 18, 1995, in Colorado Springs. Private services are planned. Imperial Funeral Home in Pueblo is handling arrangements. Mrs. Gilmere was born Oct. 29, 1924, in Baltimore. She was married Nov. 22, 1941, in Middle River, Md., to Overton "Gil" Gilmere, who lives in Pueblo West. Other survivors include two sons, Howard of Dearborn, Mich., and Keith of Longmont; two daughters, Barbara Pfister of Dallas and Sheila Ramsey of Colorado Springs; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mrs. Gilmere had lived in Colorado Springs from 1952 to 1989 before moving to Pueblo West. Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 3630 Sinton Road, Suite 302, Colorado Springs 80907.

Gilmore, Daimion Maurice Felton
Daimion Maurice Felton Gilmore - Pueblo Chieftain - March 03, 2005 - Daimion Maurice Felton Gilmore was born April 16, 1969, in Utica, N.Y. He moved to Pueblo, Colo., in 1970, with his mother after the passing of his biological father, Eddie J. Felton. Daimion was educated in Pueblo's public schools until 1985, when his parents moved to Albuquerque, N.M., with a job transfer with GMAC. Daimion was active in athletics in Pueblo, and later in Albuquerque. He graduated from Manzano High School in June, 1986. He joined the U.S. Navy and received an honorable medical discharge. Daimion attended the University of Southern Colorado in Pueblo, where he was an active member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. He graduated with a bachelor's degree and master's degree in business administration. Daimion loved sports, music and traveling. Daimion was a strong family man who always was there for his children, nieces and nephews. Daimion passed from this life on Feb. 25, 2005, after a lengthy illness. He leaves to mourn his passing; parents, Dr. and Mrs. Samuel Gilmore of Albuquerque, N.M.; grandmothers, Mrs. Annie Sampson of Pueblo, Colo., and Mrs. Nameless Felton of Rochester, N.Y.; four children, Kameron, Shaquin, Kylesha and Kayla; three sisters, Ms. Ellon Gilmore of Dallas, Texas, Ms. Elisa Reese of Las Vegas, Nev., and Mrs. Lauri (Rodney) Massey of Aurora, Colo.; two brothers, the Rev. Samuel Gilmore III of Desoto, Texas, and Mr. John Gilmore of Albuquerque, N.M.; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of other relatives and friends and his longtime partner, Ms. Stacie Rucker. Daimion will be missed by all who knew him. Visitation, 9 a.m. Friday, followed by 11 a.m. service; both at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1044 Spruce St. with Dr. Samuel Gilmore officiating. Military Honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Interment, 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 7, 2005, at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Staging area "C." Pueblo Chieftain - March 04, 2005 - Daimion Maurice Felton Gilmore, 35. Visitation 9 a.m., followed by funeral service, 11 a.m. today, at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1044 Spruce St., with Dr. Samuel Gilmore officiating. Please note change in burial site. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery, with full military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Family will receive friends at Cole Fellowship Hall following the interment rites.

Gilmore, Fannie
Fannie Gilmore - Pueblo Chieftain - January 16, 1987 - Fannie Gilmore, late of Pueblo, died Jan. 14, 1987, at a local hospital. Survived by her sisters, Lois (Donald) Ernst, Pueblo, Arta Hinkle, Depew, Okla., Lela Bower, Carlsbad, N.M., and Pauline (George) Gaeber, Denver; brother, Clarence (Elsie) Cook, Pueblo; daughters, Helen (Alvin) O'Dell, Texas, and Billie Hall, California. Also survived by nieces, Betty (Ray) Dalton, Marilee (Joe) Torpey and Wanda (Jimmy) Davis, all of Pueblo; nephews, Charles (Laura) Davis and Bill (Lou) Cook, all of Pueblo; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Born in Lebanon, Mo. Preceded in death by her husband, William Gilmore, October 1954. Service, 11 a.m. today, Jan. 16, Davis-Wallin Memorial Chapel, with Pastor Bruce Montgomery officiating. Interment, Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville, Texas.

Gilmore, Jerrye Lynn
Jerrye Lynn Gilmore - Colorado Springs Gazette - March 3, 2009 - Jerrye Lynn Gilmore, 61, born May 29, 1947 in San Antonio, Texas passed away on February 28, 2009 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was a resident of Colorado Springs since 1972 and worked as a probation officer for 23 years. Jerrye graduated from High School in New Delhi, India and attended Adams State College in Alamosa, Colorado. She won ribbons at the State Fair for her needle arts. Jerrye enjoyed golf, water sports, photography, bridge and was a member of the Colorado Springs Country Club. She and Steve were married April 21, 1987. Jerrye is survived by her husband, Steven Craig Gilmore, children, Ben (Hilary) Willman of Colorado Springs, CO, Dierdre (Zeev) Milin of San Francisco, CA, Tory Willman of Pueblo, CO; sister, Janet (Mark) Ousley of Colorado Springs, CO; mother, Elsie (John) Odell of Boulder City, NV and grandchildren, McCartney, Finn, Jamieson, Ciaran, Sage, Kai and one on the way. She is preceded in death by her father, Lt. Col. Jack Tate. The family will be holding a private memorial celebration. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Jerrye's name to Pikes Peak Hospice or the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

Gilmore, Mary D.
Mary D. Gilmore - Albuquerque Journal – September 10, 2003 - Mary D. Gilmore, a loyal resident of Los Alamos for over forty years, died in her sleep in the early morning hours on Sunday, September 7, 2003. Born in Pueblo, Colorado on April 4, 1925, she had an indomitable spirit and a love of laughter that endeared her to all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Gilmore, and son, Gray Gilmore. She is survived by three daughters, Robin Gauthier and husband, Jack Gauthier, Wendy Gilmore and Polly McWilliams and her husband, Bennie McWilliams; nine grandchildren, Anna Gilmore, Jessica Gilmore, Nicholas Gauthier, Emily Gauthier, Kelly McWilliams, Benjamin McWilliams, Robert McWilliams and Elizabeth McWilliams, one great-grandchild, Faith Gilmore and also, her sister, Frances Richards; her brother, John Gray; and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins. Mary had many lifelong friends and new companions who filled her days, especially in the months before her passing, with special meaning. She will be greatly missed by us all. A memorial service will be held at the Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, 3900 Trinity Drive in Los Alamos at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 13, 2003. The Rev. Dr. Colin P. Kelly III will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service, PO Box 692, Los Alamos, NM 87544. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333

Gilmore, Myrtle E.
Myrtle E. Gilmore - Pueblo Chieftain - September 25, 2000 - Myrtle E. Gilmore, 68, went to be with the Lord Sept. 24, 2000. Born July 22, 1932, in Pueblo, Colo., to Robert and Anna Couch who preceded her in death. Also preceded by brothers, Robert and Lee Couch, and sister, Mary Allenback. Myrtle is survived by her sons, Randy, Ricky (Lisa), Rob (Amanda) and Russell Gilmore, all of Pueblo; her grandchildren, whom she loved dearly, Jennifer, Shannon, Brandi and Trevor; sisters, Rose Dipert, Roberta Payne and Hazel Marshall; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. At her request, cremation. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel, 5450 Highway 78 W. The family will receive friends at 167 Glenn Place.

Gilmore, Richard Leo
Richard Leo Gilmore - Pueblo Chieftain - July 23, 2003 - Richard Leo Gilmore, 37, lifetime Puebloan, passed away July 9, 2003, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Cremation has taken place.

Gilmore, Ruby Brink
Ruby Brink Gilmore – Albuquerque Journal - March 04, 1999 - Ruby Brink Gilmore passed away March 1, 1999 in Albuquerque, where she had lived since October, 1997. Preceded in death by her husband, Henry G. Gilmore. Survived by her daughters, Pat (Don) Simmermacher, Albuquerque and Karyl (John) Hayden, Boise, ID. Graveside service, Monday, March 8, 1999, 1:00 p.m., Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, Colorado. Pueblo Chieftain - March 07, 1999 - Ruby Brink Gilmore, passed away March 1, 1999, in Albuquerque, N.M., where she had lived since October 1997. Widow of Henry G. Gilmore, owner of Henry G.Gilmore Trucking. She was the President of Ladies Consistory, member of Daughters of the Nile Rhumah Temple No. 71, Order of Eastern Star No. 34, Honored Ladies of Shrine and Shriners Ladies and also a member of Westminister United Presbyterian Church. She leaves two daughters, Pat (Don) Simmermacher, Albuquerque, N.M., and Karyl (John) Hayden, Boise, Idaho- two granddaughters, Kelly Meadows, Boise, Idaho, and Kaci (Eric) Berliner, Nevada City, Calif. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Chy Gilmore, Pueblo, Jane Van Dyke, Brush, Colo., and Gertrude Brink, Denver- as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside service, Monday, March 8, 1999, 1 p.m., Roselawn Cemetery.

Gilmore, Vernon L.
Vernon L. Gilmore – Albuquerque Journal – April 21, 2006 - Vernon L. Gilmore (Lt. Col. USAF ret.) Col. Gilmore, formerly of Burns, WY and New Mexico, made his final flight on April 12, 2006 at the Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home in Walsenburg, CO. Col. Gilmore was born in Ulysses, NE on April 22, 1921 to Richard C. and Margaret (Donovan) Gilmore. He is survived by his daughter, Laurel L. Duhr of Albuquerque; son, Rodney F. Gilmore and wife, Judy of Houston, TX; granddaughter, Stephanie F. Umstead of Albuquerque, NM; and great-grandchildren, Kayla, Justine, and Nicholas Umstead, all of Albuquerque, NM. He is also survived by his sister, Betty J. Gilmore from the family home in Ulysses, NE and was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Eleanor Gilmore of Albuquerque, NM; and daughter, Janice M. Gilmore. Col. Gilmore's career began with service as a bombardier-navigator in World War II with the 8th Army Air Force. He went on to later retire as a reserve officer with the U.S. Air Force. His civilian employment included: Los Alamos National Lab, nuclear reactors in Kennewick, WA, as well as work in civil engineering throughout the southwest. Col. Gilmore enjoyed travel, meteorology and spending time with his dogs, Queenie and Tiny Tim. He was a well-read, self-educated man and an ongoing student. He will be greatly missed by his family and everyone who knew him. Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, April 18, 2006 in Seward, NE with burial following at the family plot at Bluevale Cemetery in Waco, NE. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that because of the Col.'s love of animals, that donations be sent to your local Animal Humane Association.

Gilpin, Donna
Donna Gilpin - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home - March 29, 2005 - Donna Gilpin, age 80 passed away Feb. 28, 2005 at Colorado State Veteran's Nursing Home, in Walsenburg, CO. She was born in Oswego, OR, on July 11, 1924 to Donald & Mildred Wells. On Sept. 24, 1955 Donna was united in marriage to Orville Gilpin in Pascagoula, Miss., a union that lasted 49 years. She served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a Hospital Corpsman. She was secretary for the Stonewall Volunteer Fire Department for 25 years. She also was a member of Stonewall Community Church. Survivors are husband, Orville Gilpin, daughter, Vicki Sandberg of Silver Spring, MD, son Richard Arnold of Calif. and granddaughter and grandson of NY, NY. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 4th at Stonewall Community Church. The family of Donna Gilpin has entrusted Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home with the arrangements.

Gilroy, Ethel
Ethel Gilroy - Pueblo Chieftain- June 16, 2000 - Ethel Gilroy, 95, passed away June 14, 2000. No viewing, no services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Chapel.

Gilsdorf, Robert
Robert Gilsdorf - Pueblo Chieftain - February 15, 1998 - Robert Gilsdorf passed away Feb. 12, 1998, in Pueblo. Services and interment will be held in Phoenix, Ariz.

Giltner, Margaret E.
Margaret E. Giltner - Pueblo Chieftain - May 10, 1986 - Margaret E. Giltner, of Broomfield, died May 8, 1986. Mother of Deloris M. Giltner, Broomfield; Elverne H. Giltner, Clearwater, Fla.; Blase A. Giltner, Gillette, Wyo.; Jon X. Giltner, Boulder; Elmer L. Giltner, and Norbert D. Giltner, both of Pueblo. Also survived by 23 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Rosary, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, and Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday, both services at Our Lady Nativity of the Lord Catholic Church, 900 W. Midway Blvd., Broomfield. Entombment, Mount Olivet Mausoleum. Contributions to Blue Army of Our Lady of Fatima, in care of John M. Haffert, Ave Maria Institute, Washington, N.J., 07882.

Giltner, Norbert D.
Norbert D. Giltner - Pueblo Chieftain - March 10, 2004 - Norbert D. Giltner Norbert D. Giltner, A fantastic Dad, passed away at his home on Sunday, March 7, 2004 surrounded by his family. Norbert was born on November 15, 1927 to Hugh V. and Margaret Giltner in Tremont, Illinois. He is preceded in death by his parents and mother and father-in-law, Valentine and Rhoda Udovich, one granddaughter, Jessie, one niece, two nephews and three brother-in-laws, Richard B. Marshall, Raymond C. Warne and Joseph A. Siegel Jr. Norbert is survived by his wife of 52 years, Emma L. Giltner of the family home. Seven children, Norbert Jr. (Adrienne), Corona, Calif., Mae L. (Marvin “Butch”, Jr.) Nezvensky, Jim (Audrey), Mike (Cherie), Robert (Tammy), Larry (Annette) and Mary (Brian) Davis, all of Pueblo. Special extended family Robert B. (Partner) and Mitzi (Pal for life) Evans and their children, Linda (Mike) Murphy, Lorri Kemp (Doug), Leah (Steve) Pow, Bret (Mary) Evans and Bart (Joyce) Evans. One sister, Deloris M. Giltner, Pueblo, four brothers, Elverne “Hezzy” (Mary Lou) Giltner, La Junta, Blase (Betty) Giltner, Pueblo and Jon (Eileen) Giltner, Boulder. Norb was the Big Brother to his Sister-in-laws Josephine (Wilfred) Kesner, Orcutt, Calif., Martha Warne, Mitzi (Bob) Evans, Katie Marshall, Helen Siegel, Anna Giltner all of Pueblo and one brother-in-law Valentine (Paula) Udovich, Wellington, Utah. Norbert is also survived by 24 grandchildren (Butch, Leah, Heather, Kristine, Amanda, Karen, Raine, Courtney, Bridget, Crystin, Michael, Norbert III, John, Ronnie, Lyn, Allegra, Sage Quinn, Lauren, Buddy, Ashley, Brian, Zachary and Emilee), 8 great-grandchildren (Kaitlen, Alexzandra, John Patrick, Joshua, Sarah, Hayley, Tim and Leandra), Numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and godchildren. Mr. Giltner graduated from Holy Trinity Catholic High School and served in the U.S. Navy in 1945-46. He returned to Pueblo and worked for the Pueblo Ordinance Depot until going to work at the CF&I Steel Mill for 38 years and retired as a shipping clerk in the Rail Mill. Norbert loved to listen to yodeling and polka music, loved to dance, go to Cripple Creek, watching the Broncos, appreciated vintage cars and especially enjoyed spending time with his family by building houses for his children through Aint My House Construction. . He was a Director of St. Charles Mesa Water District Board for 40 years, (38 years as Secretary), member of St. Joseph's Parish, Knights of Columbus Council #9456, Fraternal Order of Eagles #145, Pueblo VMCCA Car Club (Charter Member), SNPJ Lodge #577 and Monday Madness Bowling League. Viewing March 10, 2004 1p.m. to 5p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Rosary Recitation 6:30p.m. at St. Joseph's Parish. Funeral Mass, March 11, 2004 10:00 a.m. St. Joseph's Parish with celebrant Monsignor William Huber. Interment immediately Following at Roselawn Cemetery.



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