The Tri-County Obituary Project

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

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Gleason, Donald Charles
Donald Charles Gleason - Pueblo Chieftain - July 04, 1999 - Donald Charles Gleason, 80, son of Clara May Dedon and Charles Timothy Gleason, was born Aug. 24, 1918, in St. Paul, Minn., passed away July 1, 1999. Don graduated from Taylors Falls, Minn., schools, the class of 1936. He was baptized and an active member of the United Methodist Church. Don served in the Army during World War II, serving in the Signal Corp. in the European Theater, Iran, Africa, Italy, France and the United States, obtaining the rank of master sergeant. He married Marjorie Juanita Brenizer of Polk County, Wis., on May 16, 1942. Don is preceded in death by his parents- brother, Robert W. Gleason- and sister, Harriett Gleason Larson of Taylors Falls, Minn. Don is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marjorie Juanita Gleason- numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Don was employed by American Telephone and Telegraph Company in Utah, Wyoming and Colorado, retiring April 1, 1979, after 33 years of service. He was an active member in the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge Pueblo No. 8. He was past grand master of the Jurisdiction of Colorado, past chief patriarch of Encampment No. 14, past captain of Pueblo Canton No.5, past captain of Canton No. 8, Canon City, Colo., past commander of 2ndRegiment with rank of colonel. Past president of Southern Colorado Life Member Club Telephone Pioneers of America. Viewing, Sunday and Monday, noon-4 p.m., and Tuesday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Services at Imperial Funeral Home Chapel, Wednesday, 2 p.m. Interment Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lamb Branch Library through the funeral home for Donald C. Gleason Memorial.

Gleason, Frances R.
Frances R. Gleason - Pueblo Chieftain - September 17, 1986 - Frances R. Gleason, 83, passed away Sept. 15, 1986, at a local nursing home. Survived by brother-in-law, George E. Diggory, Pueblo, and cousins, Edith Plutt and Josephine Bond, both of Pueblo, Rose Stocker, Shafter, Calif., and special friends, Waine Parkinen and family. Member of Shrine of St. Therese, where the Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, with the Rev. Leo Bonfadini officiating. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. Visitation until 8 p.m. Wednesday and until noon Thursday. Friends may call at 4 Temple Drive.

Gleason, Marjorie Juanita
Marjorie Juanita Gleason - Pueblo Chieftain - October 14, 2004 - Marjorie Juanita Gleason, born March 5, 1918, in Polk County, Wis., passed away Oct. 12, 2004. Preceded in death by her parents, Eli F. and Myrtle M. Brenizer; her loving husband of 57 years, Donald Gleason, who passed away July 1, 1999; sister, Bonnie Linden; and brother, Byron Brenizer. Survived by her sister, Mildred Marshall of Littleton, Colo. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews of her and her deceased husband, Carolyn Cornelius, Bonita Hutton, Beverly Shogren, Evelyn Kukk, Mary Tyler, Roy Dedon, Diane Dedon and Larry Gleason. Marjorie was a member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha for 54 years. She spent years maintaining detailed family genealogy, and making afghans and other needle work. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made in her memory to St. Paul Methodist Church.

Gleason, Robert Charles
Robert Charles Gleason - Pueblo Chieftain – October 14, 1970 - Robert Charles Gleason, former long time Chicago resident, late of 1629 Acero, passed away St Mary-Corwin Hospital Oct. 12, 1970, following lengthy illness. Mr. Gleason was a retired electrician for the City of Chicago, Member Holy Family Parish and Local Union 134, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Leona Violet Gleason (nee Somes), of the family home; daughters Miss Eileen Gleason and Mrs. Elaine Caddell, and one brother, Raymond Gleason of Chicago. Three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive. Mass of Resurrection, Holy Family Parish, 9 a.m. today. Interment, Mountain View. Funeral Homes T G McCarthy.

Gleaves, Helen Delores
Helen Delores Gleaves - Pueblo Chieftain - November 24, 2005 - Helen Delores Gleaves, 72, passed away Nov. 21, 2005. She was born in Chickasha, Okla., on Feb. 22, 1933, to John Willard Harris and Bertha Mock Harris. Survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Frank Gleaves; daughter, Leta (Bob) McKenzie; and granddaughter, Jessica McKenzie. At her request, cremation with no services. Contributions may be made in her memory to the Pueblo YWCA or the Sangre de Cristo Hospice House through the funeral home office.

Glenn, Cassandra Marie
Cassandra Marie (Papish) Glenn - Pueblo Chieftain - October 19, 2003 - Cassandra Marie (Papish) Glenn, 54, passed away on Oct. 15, 2003, after a courageous 15-month battle with kidney cancer. She is preceded in death by her father, Bill Papish; and grandma, Cira Abbate. Survived by her mother, Rose Papish; husband, Frank C. Glenn Jr.; daughter, Darci (Mike) Larsen; and son, Frankie (Lesli) Glenn III. Also survived by her granddaughter, Shelbi Lynn Larsen; best friend and cousin, Maureen Papish; special friend, Sandy Vigil; sister, Debbie Clement; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Cass worked for 14 years at the Colorado State Fair in the Credentials Department. After leaving the fair, she helped her husband Frank operate Santa Fe Warehouse and Arctic Ice. She was actively involved in the operations of both businesses until her passing. Cass spent her last year spending joyous time with her precious granddaughter, Shelbi. She enjoyed cooking large meals of sugo and pasta for her family and friends. Being with her family and friends meant the world to her. Cass also had a deep love for all of her animals. She had the most generous, caring and compassionate spirit and will be deeply missed by all who knew and were touched by her. The family would like to send a special thank you to those at Sangre de Cristo Hospice who helped Cass, the Rocky Mountain Cancer Center, Dr. Settapani and staff, Dr. Conrad, Dr. Feliz and Sally Gonzales-Apodaca. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Pueblo Animal Shelter in Cass's memory.

Glenn, Raymond
Raymond Glenn - Pueblo Chieftain - December 31, 1987 - Raymond Glenn of 1031 Baxter Rd., passed away Dec. 29, 1 987. Husband of Lucille Glenn of the family home and brother of Clifford (Clara) Glenn of Pueblo. Survived also by a sister-in-law, Velma Glenn, Ordway, as well as several nieces and nephews and a host of friends and neighbors. Predeceased by a son, Larry Glenn, and a brother, Don Glenn. Mr. Glenn was a retired machinist from the Pueblo Army Depot and was a veteran of service with the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of the American Legion in Ordway, Silver State Lodge No. 95, AF&AM, the Southern Colorado Consistory, No. 3 and the Al Kaly Shrine Foot Patrol and Shrine Club. Service, 1 p.m. Thursday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel will be conducted by the Rev. Hugh Critchett followed by Masonic rites under the auspice of Silver State Lodge No. 95. Interment, Roselawn. Memorials of flowers may be made or contributions may be made to either the Sangre de Cristo Hospice Program or the Shriners' Crippled Children's Hospital in care of the funeral home office.

Glenn, Velma
Velma Glenn - Pueblo Chieftain - August 06, 2000 - Velma Glenn, age 91, formerly of Ordway, died Aug. 3 at Evergreen Gardens in La Junta. Survived by children, Calvin (Jane) Glenn of Arkansas, Clara (Don) Markus of Sugar City and Phyllis (John) Swetnam of Montrose; and sister, Bobbie Arnold of Arvada. Funeral services, 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 7, at Ustick Donelson Johnson Funeral Home, Rev. Bill Seal and Rev. Rick Miller officiating. Interment, Lakeview Cemetery, Sugar City.

Glentzer, Marie M.
Marie M. Glentzer - Pueblo Chieftain - March 30, 2000 - Marie M. Glentzer, 79, passed away March 28, 2000, at a local nursing home. A private graveside service was held.

Glest, R. G.
R. G. Glest - Brandon Bell - June 11, 1915 - Two Killed When Auto Turns Over - Pueblo - Miss Mabel Holton, twenty-one years old, and R. G. Glest of Birmingham, Ala., were killed, and three other persons were injured, when an automobile in which they were riding turned turtle one and a half miles north of Pueblo on the Colorado Springs road. The injured persons are Mrs. Eva Tatum, sister of Miss Holton; her daughter, Eva Tatum, seven years old; and John M. Wyant, 55 years old, a wealthy farmer of Pinon, Colo. All were severely bruised.

Gleyer, William
William Gleyer - Huerfano Herald via Pueblo Star – December 27, 1889 - The funeral service of the young engineer William Gleyer, who was killed in the terrible accident near Walsenburg on Tuesday night, were held on Thursday afternoon at the family residence, No. 17, Block M. There was a large gathering of friends present and the occasion was truly a very sad one. Rev. J.C. Hay, who united Mr. Gleyer in marriage to Miss Anna Deladar less than two years ago, preached a short and most impressive sermon. He was visibly affected by the sad scene, and there was scarcely a dry eye in all the concourse gathered there to pay their respect to the dead friend, whose young life had been so suddenly terminated, and under circumstances that seemed most cruel and void of everything that would in the least mitigate the awful grief of the bereaved wife and brother and sister to the departed husband and father. The remains were taken to Mountain view cemetery and placed by the side of his brother Lou, who was killed about one year ago.

Glinsky, Anne M.
Anne M. Glinsky - Pueblo Chieftain - March 07, 2006 - Anne M. Glinsky, 90, of Walsenburg (affectionately known as "Aunt Anne" to many) went to be with the Lord on March 3, 2006. She was born on Oct. 24, 1915, in Solar, Colo. Preceded in death by parents, John and Mary Glinsky; brother, Stephen Glinsky, who passed away in World War II; sister, Frances Di Matteo; brother-in-law, Mario Di Matteo; niece, Theresa Marie Di Matteo; sister-in-law, Sophie Zagar; and nephew-in-law, Eugene "Pat" Noga. Survived by nieces, Mary Ann Noga, Donna (Curt) Saunders and Judy (Robert) Duran; nephews, Mario Di Matteo and Donald (Lynn) Glinsky; great-nieces, Tiffany (Jessi Romero) Duran, Shari Duran and Bethany Saunders; great-nephews, Patrick (Leann) Noga, Mario (Jessica Vitale) Di Matteo III, Robert Duran, Brad Duran, Nick Saunders, Steve Glinsky and Donny Glinsky; great-great-nephews and -nieces, Dylan Di Matteo, Leo Di Matteo, Vanessa and Nicki Glinsky; also survived by numerous cousins and many friends, especially Georgia Penaki, Gene Marsee, Lorraine Andreatta; and special neighbors, Wayne and Essie Toller, Butch Romero and mother. Anne was a loving, caring and devoted aunt. She loved spending time with her family. She was an avid bowler. She was a fan of the Denver Broncos, Colorado Rockies, Denver Nuggets and especially the John Mall Panthers. She enjoyed watching all sports in which her nephews and nieces participated. Anne graduated from St. Mary High School. She was retired from Walsenburg Utilities after many years of service. She was a member of St. Mary Parish, Catholic Daughters of America and the Walsenburg Booster Club. Viewing, noon to 3 p.m. today, Romero Chapel, Pueblo, and 5:30 to 7 p.m. at St. Mary Church in Walsenburg, with rosary to follow at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass, 1 p.m. Wednesday, St. Mary Church, with interment to follow at South St. Mary Cemetery, Walsenburg. Family and friends will be received at the Eagles Hall following both the rosary and interment.

Glinsky, Steve
Steve Glinsky - World Independent - April 20, 1948 - Body Of Steve Glinsky Returns Today - Funeral To Be Held Thursday Morning - The body of Stephen J. Glinsky who was killed in France during World War II will arrive from overseas in Walsenburg tonight at 5 o'clock with a military escort accompanying the remains, officials of Unfug-Peet mortuary said today. Private Glinsky was born in Walsenburg on January 14, 1914, and died November 26, 1944. He graduated from St. Mary's in 1931, acting as valedictorian of the class. He was a bank clerk at the First State Bank, and was city treasurer for two terms, from 1940 to the time he inducted into service. He was a member of the Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and the local SNPJ Lodge No.229. He is survived by his wife, Sophie, one son, Donald, six years old, both of this city, his parents, Mr. & Mrs. John Glinsky, and two sisters, Mrs. Ann Malesovich and Mrs. Frances Matteo, all of Walsenburg. Rosary services will be held at 7:30 o'clock tomorrow night from the Unfug-Peet chapel. Catholic Daughters are requested to attend the Rosary service. Also rosary services will take place tomorrow night at 8:30 o'clock for member of the Knights of Columbus. Funeral services will take place this Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m., at the Unfug-Peet Chapel and 9:00 o'clock in the St. Mary's Church, with the Rev. Howard L. Delaney officiating. Internment will be at St. Mary cemetery under the direction of the Unfug-Peet mortuary. Pallbearers will be Charles Fertitta, August Mark, Louis Lenzotti, Joe Falsetta, Rudy Krist, Louis Zutman, Harry Biggi and Star Caywood. All pallbearers and Glinsky left for service at the same time, being inducted April 21, 1944, four years ago tomorrow.

Glock, Catherine M.
Catherine M. Glock - Pueblo Chieftain - December 19, 1997 - Catherine M. Glock, 88, of Pueblo West, passed away Dec. 10, 1997. Survived by her children, Dr. Hugh (Karen) Glock, Jane (Robert) Mullans and Karen (Thomas) Mullans- brother, Charles (Mary Ellen) Alter- grandchildren, Cathy (Mark) Bashore, Brad (Joan) Glock, Elizabeth Mullans, David Mullans, Amanda Mullans and Brad Mullans- and four great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West where a will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997. Arrangements by Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth.

Glorioso, Lucy T.
Lucy T. Glorioso - Pueblo Chieftain - February 26, 1987 - Lucy T. Glorioso of Walsenburg, Feb. 23, 1987. Mother of Steve (Carol) Glorioso, Walsenburg, and Marie (Nathaniel) Mestas, Denver. Grandmother of Wayne Mestas and June Glover, Denver; Glen Glorioso, Walsenburg. Great-grandmother of Jon and Rena Mestas, Denver. Sister of Faye Sorci, San Francisco, Calif.; Estella Sanchez, San Rafael, Calif.; Mary Myers and Charles True, Denver. Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. Friday, St. Mary Church. Interment, North St. Mary Cemetery.

Glosser, Samuel P.
Samuel P. Glosser - Longmont Ledger - December 2, 1904 - Samuel P. Glosser, formerly of Trinidad, a patient in the county insane asylum for the insane at Dunning, near Chicago, was choked to death in a struggle with the guards on the night of November 22nd. Glosser had assaulted another patient.

Glover, George J.
George J. Glover - Holyoke Enterprise - October 25, 1951 - G. J. Glover Dies; Rites Here Monday - George J. Glover, a native of this community, died Friday evening, October 19, at Pueblo, where he had been the last 22 years. He was 44 years old. The body was brought to the Lewis Funeral home here Saturday. Services were conducted at the funeral home at 2:00 o'clock Monday afternoon by Rev. Louis A. Haruf, pastor of the Holyoke Methodist church. Burial was in Holyoke Memorial Park. Mr. Glover was a member of the Holyoke Presbyterian church. The eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. George T. Glover of Holyoke, Pioneer residents of this county, George J. Glover was born November 4, 1906, on the old Glover ranch southeast of Holyoke. He attended the elementary school and high school here and then worked on the farm for several years. Mr. Glover's health was permanently impaired by an injury he received in a farm accident and he became a patient at the state hospital in Pueblo in 1929. Surviving Mr. Glover besides his parents are three sisters, Mrs. Paul Bruchez, Manhattan Beach, California, Mrs. W. Max Starbuck and Mrs. G. Blaine Scott of Holyoke; one brother, Dale, of Holyoke; a half-sister, Mrs. A.M. Thomas, Denver; a half-brother, D. M. Norris, Riverside, California, and many other relatives and friends. Mrs. Bruchez and Mrs. Norris were unable to attend the funeral.

Glumac, George Sr.
George Glumac Sr. - Huerfano World - November 29, 2001 - In Memory of Mary Yakovich who died November 3, 1996; John Yakovich, December 2, 1996; Mary Ann Glumac, October 29, 1997; George Glumac Sr., January 20, 1977. The holidays aren't the same without you. Sadly missed by, Son & Nephew Larry John, relatives and friends.

Glumac, Mary Ann
Mary Ann Glumac - Huerfano World - November 29, 2001 - In Memory of Mary Yakovich who died November 3, 1996; John Yakovich, December 2, 1996; Mary Ann Glumac, October 29, 1997; George Glumac Sr., January 20, 1977. The holidays aren't the same without you. Sadly missed by, Son & Nephew Larry John, relatives and friends.

Glusick, Mary A.
Mary A. Glusick - Pueblo Chieftain - November 08, 2005 - Mary A. Glusick, 92, born July 2, 1913, entered eternal life on Nov. 6, 2005. Preceded in death by her husband, George. Survived by her sons, Robert (Carol) Glusick, Wisconsin, and Alvin (Rosemary) Glusick, Maryland; and grandchildren, Carl, Craig (Gillian) and Kimberley Glusick, Richard (Angela) Glusick, Karen (Joseph) Ott, Daniel (Kathleen) Glusick and David (Monique) Glusick. Also survived by eight great-grandchildren, Samuel, Daniel, Chase and Tyler Ott, Madison, William and Emily Glusick, and Kaitlyn Glusick. Also preceded in death by her brothers, Joseph, Frank, Albert and John Pavol; and sister, Frances Secora. Mary loved gardening and visiting with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking, especially traditional Slovak meals. Mary will be missed by her family and friends. Mary was a member of St. Patrick Parish. Viewing, 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to St. Patrick Church in Mary's memory.

Glynn, Faerie L.
Faerie L. Glynn - Pueblo Chieftain - November 3, 1987 - Mrs. Faerie L. Glynn. Cremation at the Rouch Crematorium. Private family committal service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Roselawn Garden Mausoleum. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers.

Gobatti, Ethel M.
Ethel M. Gobatti - Pueblo Chieftain - April 16, 1986 - Ethel M. Gobatti. Services, Shrine of St. Therese: Recitation of the rosary, 7 p.m. Friday; Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Saturday. Entombment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Goddard-Frank, Doris
Doris Goddard-Frank - Pueblo Chieftain - March 04, 2005 - Doris Goddard-Frank, 76, March 1, 2005. Services in California.

Godec, Albert P.
Albert P. Godec - Pueblo Chieftain - June 21, 1998 - Albert P. Godec, age 83, passed away June 19, 1998. Survived by his wife, Josephine Godec, of the family home, and children, Donald (Susie) Godec, Destin, Fla., Frank H. (Margaret) Godec, Woodland Park, Colo., and Linda Justice, Pueblo, Colo. Grandfather of Denelle Godec, Destin, Fla., Michael Godec, California, Sarah Godec, Woodland Park, Colo., and Margot Justice, Pueblo, Colo. Great-grandfather of Dane Justice, Pueblo, Colo. Also survived by his sister, Mary Hiza, and brother, Joe (Eva) Godec, all of Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by his parents- brother, Lewis Godec- and sisters, Jennie Rozboril and Stephanie Eve. Mr. Godec was a World War II Army Air Corps veteran and worked for the CF&I Steel Corporation for 32 years, retiring in 1976. He was a member of Our Lady of the Meadows parish and the CF&I Retired Mens #2105. Mr. Godec was very proud to have worked on an ice wagon at the age of 16. Visitation at the funeral home, Monday, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Family will greet friends and relatives at the viewing from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral Mass, Tuesday, 10 a.m., Our Lady of the Meadows Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food.

Godec, Eva
Eva Godec - Pueblo Chieftain - February 23, 1999 - Eva Godec, 86, passed away Feb. 22, 1999. Born May 20, 1912 in Luddington, La. Survived by husband of 64 years, Joe Godec- children, Joan (Ralph) Fossceco, Joe (Alice) Godec, Tony (Vickie) Godec and Margie (David) White. Also survived by 11 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, and one sister. Mrs. Godec was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Church, enjoyed crocheting and knitting and an overwhelming love for her children and grandchildren. Viewing noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass, Wednesday, 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Godec, Joe J.
Joe J. Godec - Pueblo Chieftain - January 31, 2000 - Joe J. Godec, 92, passed away Jan. 28, 2000. Born Nov. 2, 1907, in Pueblo, Colo. Survived by children, Joan (Ralph) Fossceco, Joe (Alice) Godec, Tony (Vickie) Godec, Margie (David) White and Rosie (Dick) Harsch. Also survived by sister, Mary Hiza; sister-in-law, Josephine (Dee Dee) Godec; 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Eva; brothers, Frank, Louis and Albert; sisters, Jenny Rozboril and Stephanie Eve. Mr. Godec retired from CF&I as an electrical foreman. He enjoyed visiting with all his friends and family to talk over "old times." Viewing, Monday, noon until 8 p.m. Funeral Mass, Tuesday, Feb. 1, at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association through the funeral home office.

Godec, Josephine
Josephine Godec - Pueblo Chieftain - June 28, 2006 - Josephine Godec, age 88, passed away June 23, 2006. Survived by her children, Frank (Margaret) Godec, Woodland Park, Colo., Linda Justice, Pueblo; and stepson, Donald (Susie) Godec, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. Grandmother of Sarah (Dustin) Taft and Margot Justice, Pueblo, Denelle Polk, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Michael Godec, Newport Beach, Calif. Great-grandmother of Dane Justice and Riley Perry, Pueblo, and Alexis Polk, Fort Walton Beach, Fla. She also will be missed by devoted pet and companion, April. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert P. Godec; parents, Andrew and Maria Pollacci; sisters, Mary Cash and Sr. Mary Immaculate; and brothers, Phil, Dominic, Sam and Johnny Pollacci. Mrs. Godec was a caring wife and mother who lovingly raised and nurtured her children and who took great pride in her grandchildren. She was a member of Our Lady of the Meadows parish community. Viewing, noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, 2006, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, June 29, 2006, Our Lady of the Meadows Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family will greet friends and relatives at a luncheon in the parish center following the interment.

Godfrey, Herman
Herman Godfrey - Brandon Bell - August 8, 1913 - Herman Godfrey, nineteen, of Yampa, was drowned in the Bear river, near Hayden.

Godinez, Anthony
Anthony "Tony" Godinez - Pueblo Chieftain - January 23, 1998 - Anthony Tony" Godinez, 63, of Pueblo, passed away on Jan. 22, 1998. Born on Sept. 28, 1934, in Pueblo. Preceded in death by his parents, Manuel and Cuca Godinez- son, Butch Godinez- brother, Arthur Godinez- sister, Mary Lovato- and brothers-in-law, Robert Morales and Mike Butcher. Survived by his wife, Mary Jean Godinez, of the family home- sons, Gary (Tammy) Godinez and Erik (Shawn) Barola, both of Pueblo, and Chris (Diane) Abney of California- daughters, Kathy (Paul) Armijo, and Charlette (Richard) Bishop, both of Pueblo- daughter-in-law, Heather Godinez of Pueblo- brother, Chuck (Irene) Godinez of Pueblo- sisters, Margaret Avalos, Josephine Avalos, Inez (Frank) Montoya, Rita Morales and Lenore Butcher, all of Pueblo- brother-in-law, William Lovato of Pueblo. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Viewing, 1-5 p.m. today at Romero Funeral Chapel. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. today and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, 1998. Both services at Our Lady of The Meadows Church, Rev. Roger Dorcey, celebrant. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Relatives and friends will be received at the church hall after the interment.

Godinez, Catherine F.
Catherine F. “Cat” Godinez - Pueblo Chieftain - November 25, 2001 - Catherine F. Godinez, age 57, born Feb. 17, 1944, passed away Nov. 21, 2001. Survived by her loving husband of 18 years, Ted J. Godinez; daughters, Lori Pinz, Pueblo, Debbi Anaspach, Portland, Ore.; and sons, Ron Godinez and Jeff (Rhonda) Godinez, both of Denver. Also survived by five grandchildren; and brother, Del (Joyce) Ogden, Calgary, Canada. She is preceded in death by her parents, Delbert and Mildred Ogden. Cat loved her collections of magnets, Buddhas and earrings. She had a wonderful sense of humor and will be sadly missed by family and her special friends. Our loss is Heaven's gain. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to SRDA in her memory.

Godinez, Iris E.
Iris E. Godinez - Pueblo Chieftain - January 15, 2005 - Iris E. Godinez, 77, passed away Jan. 12, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jess F. Godinez, in 1970. She is survived by her five children, Ted (Patty L.) Godinez of Pueblo, Darryl (Janice) Godinez of Memphis, Tenn., Rhonda (Larry) Atwater of Pueblo West, Marsha (Ruben Chavez) Godinez of Pueblo, and Mark (Leticia) Godinez of Arvada, Colo.; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Keith Henderson of Trout Creek, Mont.; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Iris always was active in the various churches she attended. Viewing will be from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2005, at T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Godon, Irene Lottie
Irene Lottie Godon - Pueblo Chieftain - October 22, 2002 - Irene Lottie Godon, beloved wife and mother, born Aug. 27, 1912, passed away Oct. 18, 2002. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Marcel Godon. Survived by her daughter, Geraldine (Godon) Singleton; son, Greg (Sandra) Godon; grandchildren, Marcel (Dawn) Singleton, Mechelle (Donald) Furst, Allan Godon; great-grandchildren, Tiffany, Rebecca, Marcel N. Singleton, Stephanie and Samantha Furst. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Pueblo West. Private family inurnment. Family requests no flowers.

Godsoe, Arthur G.
Arthur G. Godsoe - Pueblo Chieftain - October 8, 1987 - Arthur G. Godsoe, late of Pueblo West, passed away Oct. 6, 1 987. Mr. Godsoe is survived by his wife, Dorothy Godsoe, of the family home; one son, Gary Godsoe, of Pueblo West; one sister, Florence Simpson, of Wichita Falls, Texas; two granddaughters, Susan Godsoe of Springfield, Mo., and Amy Godsoe of Las Vegas, Nev.; one nephew, Roy Simpson; and two nieces, Dorothy Robertson of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Shirley Johnston of Houston, Texas. Cremation. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, with the Rev. Robert Langbauer of the Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West officiating. Those who wish may make donations to the Colorado Arthritis Foundation through the funeral home office.

Goebel, H.
H. "Sam" Goebel - Pueblo Chieftain - June 22, 2000 - H. "Sam" Goebel, 59, born on June 29, 1940, passed away June 20, 2000, in Littleton, Colo. Survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Judee Goebel of Littleton; son, Cody (Barbara) Goebel of Maryland; daughter, Laney Goebel of Littleton; grandchildren, Kerry and Chase Goebel; brother, Vernon (Mary) Goebel of Pueblo; nieces, Randi (J.) Rosales, Traci (Doug) Shofner; great-nephews and nieces, Dustin and Erin Shofner. Sam worked for the Colorado Department of Transportation for 37 years, retiring in February of 2000. He was president of the Colorado Association of Public Employees. He also was an avid trap shooter and served on the CSTA. Viewing, Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Funeral service Friday, 10 a.m., Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Labre Indian School, Educational Association, Ashland, Mont., 59004. Family may be contacted at 3218 Van St., Pueblo.

Goebel, Henry
Henry Goebel - Pueblo Chieftain - March 31, 1987 - Henry Goebel was born Nov. 10, 1906, and passed away March 29, 1987. Husband of Aurora Goebel of the family home; father of Vernon (Jane) Goebel and Sam (Judee) Goebel; grandfather of Terry (Debbie) Goebel, Vernon D. (Cindy) Goebel, Debra Turner, Cody (Barbi) Goebel, Laney Goebel and Desiree Goebel. Predeceased by wife, Marie, in 1973, and sons, Ed, in 1955, and Larry, in 1980. Retired from CF&I in 1972. Services at St. Therese Church: Recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 31; Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. Contributions may be made in his memory to S.R.D.A. through the funeral home office. The family may be contacted at 3420 Pecan. The body will lie in state from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and prior to the services at the church.

Goehl, Joseph F.
Joseph F. Goehl - Pueblo Chieftain - September 08, 2001 - Funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m. today at Christ the King Church, Pueblo. Interment, 2 p.m. Saturday, Monte Vista Cemetery, Monte Vista, Colo. Relatives and friends will be received at Laura Goehl's home, 9576 N. County Road 2 East (between Sargent and Center) after interment, Monte Vista Cemetery.

Goemmer, Charles
Charles Goemmer - Walsenburg World - December 17, 1928 - Pioneer Dies on Saturday - Charles Goemmer Succumbs to Pneumonia After a Short Illness - 65 Years Old - Deceased Was One of Few C. F. & I. Employees to Wear 25 Year Service Button - Funeral services for Charles Goemmer, 65, well known Huerfano county pioneer, who died at his home here Saturday after a short illness due to pneumonia, will be this afternoon in the Roselawn cemetery in Pueblo. Mr. Goemmer has been a resident of Huerfano County for more than 30 years. He spent 27 years in the employ of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company at Walsen, and was one of the few men still engaged in active work to wear the 25 year gold service button given by the company. He was born August 30, 1863, in Germany and came to this county when a young man. Goemmer is survived by his wife, Mrs. Belle Goemmer and one son, Julius, an employ of the Walsenburg Electric Supply Company. The local lodge of the Odd fellows held their funeral ritual at the Unfug-Peet chapel this morning. The Rev. Ross officiated. Pueblo lodge No. 90, B. P. O. Elks will hold the funeral services at the grave in the Roselawn cemetery at Pueblo this afternoon. Arrangements were under the direction of Unfug-Peet. Huerfano World - December 19, 2002 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1928: Died, Charles Goemmer, 65, an employee of Colorado Fuel and Iron for 27 years at Walsen mine.  He leaves his wife Belle and son Julius.

Goemmer, George Adolph
George A. Goemmer - Huerfano World - August 13, 1987 - George Adolph Goemmer, 87, of La Veta, died Friday night, Aug. 10, 1987, in St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo. He had a leg amputation earlier in the day. Mr. Goemmer had complications of the heart due to diabetes. Born May 7, 1900, in La Veta, he was reared there and graduated from La Veta High School. He received a civil engineering degree from the University of Wyoming and returned to Huerfano County to work for Douglass, Cory, and Fisk Engineering firm on area coal mine surveys, highway surveys on La Veta Pass and Highway 69. He later went into ranching with his father and uncles in the Goemmer Brothers Ranching Company and was still active in the company now including his son and grandsons. Mr. Goemmer was a member of La Veta Lodge, No. 59, AF&AM of which he had served as master at least twice during his active years. He was also a member of Mariposa Chapter No. 63, Order of Eastern Star, an Al Kaly Shrine member and a charter member of the La Veta Odd Follows Lodge. Mr. Goemmer was also active in civic affairs as a member of the Huerfano County Historical Society Board member, the Secretary of the Huerfano County Water Conservancy District, a life member of Southern Colorado Stock Growers Association, Colorado Cattleman's Association, and other groups that were part of his interests and endeavors. Mr. Goemmer is survived by his wife, the former Jennie (Jean) N. Curtis Goemmer, whom he married June 28, 1934, in Gardner; two sons L. Otto, La Veta and J. Curtis, Russell, MO; a brother, John Goemmer, Sun City, AZ; a sister, Ruth Larsen, Logan, UT; five grandchildren, two great-grandsons, nieces and nephews. Graveside service will be conducted by the La Veta Lodge, No. 59, AF&AM at La Veta Cemetery, Friday at 10 a.m. Friends may call at Boies Almont Chapel until Friday at 8:30 a.m. during visiting hours. Boles Almont is in charge of arrangements. Pueblo Chieftain - August 11, 1987 - George Adolph "Bud" Goemmer, Aug. 10, 1987. Husband of Jennie "Jean" N. Goemmer, La Veta; father of L. Otto (Jacque) Goemmer, La Veta, and J. Curtis (Sheryl) Goemmer, Russell, Mo. Grandfather of Micoli, Trinci, Cole, Pete and Sharon Goemmer. Great-grandfather of Robert Adolph and Lon Edward Goemmer. Brother of John (Rose) service, 10 a.m. Friday, La Veta Cemetery, La Veta.

Goemmer, Gustavus A.
Gustavus A. Goemmer - Pueblo Chieftain - March 15, 1960 - Gustavus A. Goemmer, La Veta. Survived by sister, Mrs. Louise Brundage, of California, three nieces and five nephews. Body will lie in state at chapel from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday from La Veta Baptist Church. Graveside services in La Veta Cemetery by La Veta Lodge No. 59, AF&AM.

Goemmer, Jennie
Jennie Goemmer - Huerfano Journal - June 26, 2008 - Jennie N. Goemmer, 97 of La Veta passed away June 23, 2008. A graveside service will be held 2:00 pm Saturday June 28, 2008 at the La Veta Cemetery.

Goemmer, John Peter
John Peter (Pete) Goemmer - Pueblo Chieftain - November 23, 1957 - John Peter (Pete) Goemmer, died Thursday at La Veta. Survived by widow, Cora; sons, George A. and John O.; daughters, Mrs. Elsie McDonald and Mrs. Ruth Larsen. Funeral services La Veta Baptist Church Monday 2 p.m. Interment La Veta Cemetery, La Veta Lodge 59, AF&AM, conducting burial rites. Huerfano World - November 22, 1990 - This Week in La Veta History - 1957: Died, John Peter "Pete'' Goemmer, 81. He was born in Illinois in 1876 and came to La Veta with his parents when he was six years old. Huerfano World - November 27, 2003 - This Week in La Veta History - 1957: Died, John Peter Goemmer, 81, leaving children George A., John, Ruth Larsen and Elsie McDonald, as well as brother Gus A.

Goemmer, Julius
Julius Goemmer - Huerfano World - July 1980 - Julius Goemmer, 90, of Walsenburg, died July 2, 1980, in Huerfano Memorial Hospital after suffering a stroke on June 30. Born in Iola, KS, Dec. 13, 1889, he had worked in every mine in Huerfano County and many others in southern Colorado and New Mexico as an electrician. After the mines closed down he went to work at the electric power plant in Walsenburg and as an independent contractor. He retired from his work at the age of 81 in 1970. He married his wife, Josephine, Sept. 16, 1964. He was a member of the Methodist Church and Walsenburg Elks Lodge #1086. He is survived by his wife, Josephine, Walsenburg; two step-sons; Lester Pollart, Seattle, WA, and Ernest Pollart, Centralia, WA; for step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral service was held at Boies Almont Chapel Monday, July 7 at 11 a.m., with the Reverend Charles Thompson officiating. Burial was in Masonic Cemetery. Walsenburg Elks Lodge #1086 conducted graveside service. Boies Almont was in charge of arrangements.

Goetz, Ina B.
Ina B. Goetz - Pueblo Chieftain - January 29, 1998 - Ina B. Goetz, 81, of Pueblo, passed away Jan. 26, 1998. Preceded in death by husband, Bob Goetz, Jan. 11, 1991. Survived by daughter, Janna Jan" (Joseph) Pullaro- grandson, Tony Pullaro- brother, Lavern Mowry- nephews, Larry (Darlene) Mowry and Gary (Lela) Mowry- and grandnephew, Jason Mowry. Mrs. Goetz was a great mother and grandmother and loved being with her special friends. Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1998, at Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, contributions may be donated to McClelland School in her memory.

Gogstad, Marcella
Marcella Gogstad - Honolulu Advertiser - March 8, 2006 - Marcella Gogstad, 98, of Honolulu, formerly of Wahiawa, died March 3, 2006. Born in Rye, Colo. Retired Kamehameha Schools teacher. Survived by niece, Grace Pasquin. Service 4 p.m. today at Arcadia Retirement Residence chapel.

Goheen, Norma Jean
Norma Jean Goheen - Pueblo Chieftain - December 12, 2001 - Norma Jean Goheen, 71, went to be with the Lord Dec. 10, 2001, in Pueblo, Colo. Born Dec. 11, 1929, in Rocky Ford, Colo., to Louis and Estella Burns who preceded her, along with her siblings, Ruby, Joseph, Verna, Albert, Georgie and Thomas. Survived by her husband of 52 years, Marion Goheen; children, Steve Goheen, Micheline Goheen, Angela (Loyed Whiteley) Goheen and Doris (Rick Hardy) Goheen; sisters, Dorothy “Dot” (Delbert) Spencer and Grace (Robert) Singer; brother, Edwin (Norita) Burns; a special niece, Nina (Ray) Kawl; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Norma was employed by School District No. 60 for several years. During that time, she became the district's first female head custodian. She always displayed great pride in her American Indian heritage and was a tribal member of the Citizen Potawatoni Nation. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her family and friends. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Gold, James W.
James W. Gold - Pueblo Chieftain - April 09, 2002 - James W. Gold, 67, passed away April 7, 2002. Survived by his wife, Mary E. Gold; mother, Nellie Gold, Cokedale, Colo.; children, John (Lori) Gold, parker, Colo.; Robin Gold, Orlando, Fla.; Ken (Michelle) Reeves, Jim (Stephanie) Reeves and Kathy Reeves, all of Pueblo ; grandchildren, Josh Hinkle, Karlee Gold and Jessica, Kyle, Dylan, Brenden and Jillian Reeves; sister-in-law, Linda Gold; special friends, Nick and Alice DeNardo; and many good friends. Preceded in death by his father, William Gold; wife, Shirley Gold; and brother, John Gold. Born June 24, 1934, in Cokedale, Colo., and had been a longtime Pueblo resident where he was employed by the telephone company. Member of the Telephone Pioneers, BPO Elks Lodge No. 90 and Eagle's Aerie No. 145. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial Mass will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2002, at Holy Family Parish, 2827 Lakeview Ave. Friends and family will be received following the memorial Mass in the church reception hall. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association through the funeral home.

Gold, Jonnie
Jonnie Gold - Pueblo Chieftain - May 11, 1999 - Jonnie Gold, 62, passed away May 7, 1999. Preceded in death by her husband, Orland Leroy Gold, Dec. 2, 1998, and by her brother, Kam Chisum. Survived by her sons, Robert (Deb) Gold, Colorado Springs, and Kenneth Gold, Boulder, Colo.- grandsons, Garret and Jay Gold- brothers, Vance, Gene and Roy Chisum, all of Uvalde, Texas- and her sister, Georgia Arneson of Grandview, Mo. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Member, Sacred Heart Church Avondale, where the funeral Mass will be held 2 p.m. Thursday with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Viewing hours at the funeral home are noon-5 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Thursday. The family respectfully requests the omission of food.

Gold, Orland Leroy
Orland Leroy "Sonny" Gold - Pueblo Chieftain - December 06, 1998 - Orland Leroy "Sonny" Gold, a longtime resident of the Avondale-Boone area, passed away in Boulder, Colo., on Dec. 2, 1998, after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Jonnie Della Gold- sons, Robert and Kenneth- grandsons, Garret and Jay- sisters, Viola Eagy and Hazel Barrow- and brothers, Samuel West, Johnny West, Arnold L. Gold, Loren D. Gold and Jim Gold. Preceded in death by sister, Dorothy Cox. Born in rural Baca County, Colo., Dec. 8, 1932. Mr. Gold left the family farm and joined the U.S. Air Force. After an honorable discharge, he worked as a civilian employee of the U.S. Navy in Alameda, Calif., and then for the U.S. Army at the then Pueblo Army Depot. After retiring from civil service, Mr. Gold pursued business as the operator of Payless Gas Station in Boone, Colo. He was Scoutmaster for B.S.A. Troop 37 during part of the 1970s and again for a portion of the 1980s. He was involved with the SEARCH of Pueblo and politics at the local and state level. After his health failed, he lived with his son, Kenn, and kept active over the Internet. He never failed to help others in need and bravely faced terminal illness which rendered him homebound for the last years of his life. The family will greet friends from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 7, Sacred Heart Church, Avondale, Colo. Interment to follow, Roselawn Cemetery.

Gold, Robert J.
Robert J. Gold - Pueblo Chieftain - June 19, 1987 - Robert J. Gold, 61, Lakewood, and formerly of Pueblo, died June 14, 1987. Manager of Miller Del Farm Grocery in Pueblo for 10 years. Survived by wife, Janeene; six sons, six daughters, two brothers and 22 grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Thursday, Our Lady of Fatima Church, 2005 Moore, Lakewood. Interment, Fort Logan National Cemetery.

Goldacker, Dustin Michael
Dustin Michael Goldacker - Pueblo Chieftain - August 8, 2006 - Dustin Michael Goldacker, 32, passed away Aug. 5, 2006. Survived by his wife, Jo Goldacker; daughter, Melanie Goldacker of the family home; parents, Jackie (Sean) Perkins of Cotopaxi, Colo., and Michael Goldacker of Michigan; grandparents, Orville and Margaret Detter of Wauseon, Ohio; brother, Jeremy (Tiffanie) Moore of Loveland, Colo. Also survived by his mother-in-law, Rita Beard; and brother-in-law, Ty Beard, both of Abbott, N.M. Dustin was born in Wauseon, Ohio, on Aug. 5, 1974. He worked as a Surgical Tech for Parkview Hospital. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006, Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. Those who desire may make memorials to the Dustin M. Goldacker Memorial Fund through the funeral home office.

Golden, Angelina
Angelina C. Golden - Huerfano World – August 17, 2006 – Angelina C. Golden, 74, of Bear Creek-Walsenburg, died August 14, 2006. She was born April 25, 1932 on the family ranch in Bear Creek (Walsenburg) to Giuseppe and Maria V. (Villoti) Andreatta. She is survived by her husband, William E. “Goldie” Golden, a son, Glen (Marilyn) Golden, two sisters, Rose Bassi and Virginia (Robert) Bak, two grandsons, one great-granddaughter, one niece, numerous nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins and other family members. She is preceded in death by her parents, three sisters and a brother. Rosary will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 16, 2006 with funeral mass at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 17 at St. Mary Catholic Church of Walsenburg. Internment at the Masonic Cemetery.

Golden, Aron R.
Aron R. "Goldie" Golden - Pueblo Chieftain - November 18, 1986 - Aron R. "Goldie" Golden, late of 6 MacArthur, passed away Nov. 16, 1986, at a local nursing home. Survived by son, Ron A. (Betty) Golden, Pueblo West; and daughter, Patsy J. (Richard) Mondragon, Arvada. Also survived by one sister, Cora James, Missouri; four grandchildren, Teri and Steve Golden and Marty and Daniel Mondragon; two great-granddaughters. Preceded in death by his wife, Ruby M., in April 1983; sisters and brothers. Member of Park Hill Baptist Church. Employed at C&W Railroad for 30 years, retiring in 1972. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made in his behalf to the Park Hill Baptist Missionary Fund through the funeral home office. Visitation until noon Tuesday at the funeral home. Graveside service, 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, Roselawn Cemetery with the Rev. Lonnie W. James officiating. The family will receive friends at 6 MacArthur following the graveside service.

Golden, Irene
Irene Golden - Pueblo Chieftain - September 5, 1987 - Irene Golden, a lifetime resident of Pueblo, passed away Sept. 2, 1987. Mrs. Golden was a member of Broadway Christian Church and Adah Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. She retired from the Colorado State Hospital where she was in charge of a nursing unit. Survivors include her husband, Raymond Golden, of the family home; one son, Raymond Golden Jr. of Alamosa; and one brother, Richard A. (Edith) Hume of Pueblo. Also survived by one grandchild and two sisters-in-law, Eva (Clifford) Sanderson and Melba (T. J.) Bryant, all of Pueblo; and one brother-in-law, Albert (Peggy) Golden of Bridgeport, Neb. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, with the Rev. Wayne Ward of Boulevard Christian Church officiating. The interment will be at Mountain View Cemetery.

Golden, Margaret L.
Margaret L. Golden - Pueblo Chieftain - September 19, 2003 - Margaret L. Golden, 72, passed away Sept. 17, 2003. Survived by her daughter, Erin Sue (Jerry) Christie of Pueblo; grandchildren, Justin Ted Southerland and Jason Keith Southerland; sisters, Marcella Dalton of Cedaredge, Colo., and Maxine Taul of Anselmo, Neb.; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Ted Golden; grandson, James Loren Roberts; sisters, Louise Williams and Joy Guerri and brother, Wallace F. Taylor. Margaret was born to Edward and Bessie Taylor, Feb. 1, 1931, in Rocky Ford, Colo., and married William on May 17, 1952, in Raton, N.M. She retired as a metallurgical engineer for the U.S. Department of Defense in 1998. She enjoyed quilting, bowling, fishing and cooking. As per her request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service and inurnment will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003, at Mountain View Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum, 1315 Acero, Pueblo, with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. Those who desire may make memorials to the American Cancer Society, through the funeral home.

Golden, Pauline P.
Pauline P. Golden - Pueblo Chieftain - January 28, 1987 - Pauline P. Golden, a resident of Pueblo since 1959, passed away Jan. 27, 1987. Mother of Stephanie Jackson, Michael (Monica) Golden and Matthew Golden. Sister of Velda (Otto) Schindler, Paul (Jackie) Dwyer and Leo (Dorothy) Dwyer. Also survived by grandchildren, John Kaczmarcyk, Douglas Jackson, Patrick Jackson, Joleen Golden and Becky Golden. Preceded in death by husband, Harold Golden, in 1961. Member of Holy Family Parish and Third Order of St. Francis. Retired from Pueblo Depot Activity in 1976. Recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home .Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Thursday at Holy Family Church. Services at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at St. Boniface Church in Elgin, Neb. Interment, St. Boniface Cemetery, Elgin. The family prefers contributions to the Third Order of St. Francis through the funeral home office. The family will greet friends following the rosary.

Goldizen, Lessie
Lessie Goldizen - Pueblo Chieftain - December 20, 1987 - Lessie Goldizen passed away Dec. 18, 1987. Mother of Lolita (Elbert) Stacy, Pueblo. Grandmother of Paul (Joyce) Stacy, Littleton, Tim (Debbie) Stacy, Ojai, Calif., and Ann (Ron) Munsterman, Lima, Ohio. Great-grandmother of Phillip Munsterman. Survived also by her sister, Gussie Osborne, Mullen, Neb., sister-in-law Elvia Boyer, Grand Island, Neb. and four nieces, two nephews and their spouses. Preceded in death by her brother, Haskle Boyer. Mrs. Goldizen was a member of Central Christian Church, and had been a member of Trinity Methodist Church for many years. She retired from Lundy Leonard's Draperies in 1968. She was born in Elkhart, Texas, Oct. 4, 1895, moved to Mullen, Neb. in 1900 and had lived in Pueblo since 1947. Service, 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21, Central Christian Church, with Dr. Robert Daniel, Rev. Christine Monro and Rev. Charles Whitmer officiating. Interment will be private for the family only. No visitation of flowers are requested. Memorials may be made to either Trinity Methodist Church or Colorado Christian Home through the funeral home office. Reception to be held at Central Christian Church Fellowship Hall following the 2 p.m. service.

Goldsberry, Louise M.
Louise M. Goldsberry - Pueblo Chieftain - March 26, 2001 - Was born July 29, 1937. She passed away on March 24, 2001, after a long battle of illness. Preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Homer Goldsberry; daughter, Darlene Hurley; and her dog, Sheba. Survived by her sons, James (Vycki) Hurley of Pueblo, Edward (Melody) Goldsberry of Hemet, Calif.; grandchildren, Sarah (Alex) Carrillio, Jeremiah Hurley of Pueblo, Melissa Goldsberry of Hemet, Calif.; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews, Carol (Dave) Plymel, Linda (Gary) Shaufler, Doug Goldsberry of Pueblo, Bill (Cris) Goldsberry of Denver, Joyce (Ray) Lukes of Protivan, Iowa; and many friends and loved ones. Louise was an Elkette with the Elks Lodge No. 90 of Pueblo. Louise retired from Cleaners Hangers. At her request, she will be cremated with no services. Donations may be made in her name to the Pueblo Elks Lodge No. 90, 426 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, CO, 81003.

Goldschmidt, Claire Evelyn
Claire Evelyn Goldschmidt - Pueblo Chieftain - October 4, 1987 - Claire Evelyn Goldschmidt, late of Pueblo, died Oct. 1, 1987, at a local nursing home. Survived by her children, Elizabeth A. (Charles) Donahue, Columbus, Ohio, William J. (Dorothy); Goldschmidt, Huntsville, Ala., Sandra J. (Fred) Behrent, Port Saint Lucy, Fla., and Richard L. Goldschmidt, Clearwater, Fla. Also survived by 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Born Feb. 1, 1910, in Oneonta, N.Y. Pueblo resident since 1976. Former resident of Winter Park, Fla., and Middleton, N.Y. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, Davis-Wallin Memorial Chapel with the Rev. A. W. Miller officiating. At her request, cremation, Davis-Wallin Crematorium.

Goldsmith, Henry
Henry Goldsmith – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – March 7, 1872 – Sudden Death. – Henry Goldsmith, one of the owners of the extensive and valuable Goldsmith ranch, situated a short distance east of town, died very suddenly on Saturday evening last, of heart disease, aged forty-eight years.  The deceased had been hard at work during the day, and returned about nine o'clock in the evening, remarking to his wife that he did not feel very well.  A short time after, Mrs. Goldsmith noticed that her husband was breathing heavily, and alarmed, she sprung from the bed to prepare some medicine, but before she could get back he was dead, having apparently passed into the spirit land without a struggle.  Mr. Goldsmith was a man much respected, and his sudden death has spread a gloom over the entire community.  The deceased leaves a wife and four children.  The funeral was held on Monday last, and was very largely attended.

Goldsmith, Thelma G.
Thelma G. Goldsmith - Cañon City Daily Record – May 27, 2004 - Thelma G. Goldsmith, 79, died Friday, May 21, 2004, at the Valley View Villa Nursing Home in Fort Morgan. She was born May 31, 1924, in Walsenburg, to Roy and Mary Laughlin. She married Lloyd F. Goldsmith on January 29, 1947, in Pueblo. Prior to retirement, she worked as a bookkeeper/accountant. She has lived in Fort Morgan for about 27 years. Mr. Goldsmith worked with the Colorado State Patrol in Fremont County, and the couple lived in Cañon City.

Goldsworth, Esther
Esther (Swanston) Goldsworth - Pueblo Chieftain - May 14, 2000 - Esther (Swanston) Goldsworth, retired Pueblo public school teacher, died May 8 in Arlington, Va., after a lengthy illness. She was 83. Mrs. Goldsworth was a member of the original faculty of Freed Junior High School and taught there until she retired in 1970. In 1989 Mrs. Goldsworth and her husband moved to Santa Rosa, Calif., where they lived until Mr. Goldsworth's death in 1992. Mrs. Goldsworth was born and raised in Pueblo. She was a graduate of Western State College and received a master's degree from Colorado College. She taught in District 60 schools for more than 20 years. She was a charter member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Pueblo, the League of Women Voters and the American Association of University Women. Following retirement, she and her husband traveled widely in the United States, Europe and Africa. In 1996, Mrs. Goldsworth moved to Sterling, Va. She is survived by a sister, Francis Herron of Wheat Ridge; a son, David C. Swanston of McLean, Va.; two grandchildren, one great-grandchild; and two nieces. A memorial service will be held in the chapel of Roselawn Cemetery at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 20. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the general scholarship fund of the University of Southern Colorado.

Goldtrap, Charles R.
Charles R. Goldtrap - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - January 3, 1919 - Charles R. Goldtrap, 17 years old, was almost instantly killed by a shot fired in the dark from a window of Mrs. W. H. Haskett's home in Pueblo. Goldtrap was a neighbor's son, and is said to have been paying attention to the 14-year-old daughter of Mrs. Haskett.

Goldtrap, Gilbert Gerald
Gilbert Gerald Goldtrap - Pueblo Chieftain - October 31, 2004 - Gilbert Gerald Goldtrap, 104, passed away Oct. 29, 2004. Survived by loving wife of 63 years, Gladys May; also survived by children, Eunice M. (Wilburn) Smith, Janet G. Goldtrap, Melvern (Barbara) Duffield; special friend and brother-in-law, Eugine C. Stuckey. Gilbert was a devout Christian and loved the Lord. He retired from the CF&I steel mill with 50 years service, then resumed his love of music. He received certificates of appreciation from numerous nursing homes for volunteering his band and his time. He played his drums as a teenager and enjoyed music all of his life. He especially enjoyed polkas. At his request cremation has taken place and the inurnment will be at a later date.

Golladay, Richard L.
Richard L. "Joe" Golladay - Pueblo Chieftain - October 16, 1998 - Richard L. "Joe" Golladay, 75, longtime Lamar resident and businessman, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 1998. s will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel-Lamar, with Masonic and Veterans Fraternal honors. A private family inurnment will be held at Riverside Cemetery. There will be no public visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lamar Public Library or to the charity of choice.

Golob, Albert J.
Albert J. Golob - Pueblo Chieftain - March 10, 1986 - Albert J. Golob, 1114 Egan, March 8, 1986. Husband of Katherine M. Golob. Father of Albert R. (Vivian) Golob, Gene (Patricia) Golob, Robert L. (Thelma) Golob, all of Pueblo; and Kathleen (James) Wassam, Denver. Grandfather of seven. Brother of Stanley (Olga) Golob, Pueblo. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was a nail machine operator at CF&I, retiring in 1974, after more than 40 years of service. Member of St. Mary Parish and Retired Men's Club of USWA No. 2102. Services, St Mary Church: Mass of Christian Burial, 7 p.m. Monday; rosary service, 10 a.m. Tuesday. Interment, Roselawn. The family will receive friends at St. Mary Church following the Monday evening service. Please omit food. Contributions in his memory may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Golob, Barbara M.
Barbara M. Golob - Pueblo Chieftain - February 28, 2006 - Barbara M. Golob succumbed to long term illness on Sun. Feb. 26, 2006. She is survived by her children Joe J. (Carol) Golob and Loann (John) Alcon and her grandchildren Jonathan and Felisha Alcon. At Barbara's request no services will be held.

Golob, David Joe
David Joe Golob - Pueblo Chieftain - July 29, 1987 - David Joe Golob, Box 58, Wetmore, July 27, 1987. Father of Jeremy Golob, Ryan Golob and Lucas Golob, all of Wetmore. Son of Mary Alice Zinanti and Joseph Golob, both of Pueblo; brother of Judith (Alan) Good, Wheat Ridge, and Sharon (Ray) Relaford, Ordway; half brother of Joe J. Golob II and Loann Alcon, both of Pueblo. Also survived by the grandmother of his children, Virginia Carter, and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Golob was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was awarded the Purple Heart for meritorious action. He was a 1967 graduate of South High School, a member of DAV, Chapter 39, Trout Unlimited, and he was an avid fisherman. Christian wake service, 2 p.m. Thursday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Roselawn. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers.

Golob, Joseph J.
Joseph J. Golob - Pueblo Chieftain - August 27, 1998 - Joseph J. Golob, age 75, passed away Aug. 26, 1998. Survived by his children, Sharon (Ray) Relaford, Ordway, Colo., Judy Good, Joe (Barbara) Golob II and Loann (John) Alcon, all of Pueblo, Colo. Also survived by 11 grandchildren- six great-grandchildren- brothers, Anthony (Ida) Golob, Albert (Mollie) Golob, John (Betty) Golob and Frank (Mimi) Golob- and sister, Angela Zupancic, all of Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by his son, David J. Golob. Mr. Golob enjoyed fishing, was an avid gardener and a member of St. Mary Church parish. Viewing at George McCarthy Funeral Home on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. Funeral service, Friday, 2 p.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Pueblo Raptor Center or to the Pueblo Nature Center in care of the funeral home office.

Golob, Olga
Olga Golob - Pueblo Chieftain - October 19, 2004 - Olga Golob, 97, born April 18, 1907, passed away Oct. 16, 2004. She is preceded in death by her husband, Stanley; her parents, Joseph and Julia Samec; stepfather, Frank Stofac; seven brothers and four sisters. She is survived by sons, Stanley (Virginia) Golob Jr. and Richard (Betty) Golob; daughter, Julie (Richard) Schrock. She had nine adoring grandchildren, Jim Golob, Becky (Mike) Mutz, Terri, Richard (Bubs), Ronnie, Randy (Melissa) Golob, Lisa (Mike) Martinez, Michelle (Jaime) Loza and Noelle (Joey) Grace. She had eight great-grandchildren who knew her as "Big Grandma," Nicole (Kevin) Darras, Felicia, Michael, Christopher Martinez, Alexandra Loza, Hunter, Savanna and Taylor Golob. She also is survived by brother, Mirko (Ruth) Samec; and sisters-in-law, Mildred Stofac and Ann Stofac; special friends, Kathlyn Vail, Patsy Kenyon and John Thatcher. Numerous nieces, nephews and friends also survive Olga. She was a lifelong member of St. Mary Catholic Church and an 81-year member of the SNPJ Lodge No. 21. She will be remembered for her keen mind, her great sense of humor and as a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. The family wants to thank the Hospice nurses for their loving care. In lieu of food and flowers, contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Olga's name. Cremation will take place and burial will be at a later date. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004, at St. Mary Catholic Church.

Golob, Robert Lee Sr.
Robert Lee “Bob” Golob Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - August 10, 2002 - Robert Lee “Bob” Golob Sr., left us on an angel's wing on Aug. 8, 2002. He was born Dec. 23, 1939, to Albert and Katherine Golob of Pueblo. Bob was a dedicated husband of 40 years to Thelma; loving father to Jacque Golob, Robert Golob, Marcy Moser-Golob, Christi (Bob) Lawson; a cherished "Papa" to Rebecca, Kamilyn, Bannor Golob, Jessica and Nicole Lawson; a brother to Al (Vivian) and Gene (Pat) Golob, and late sister Kathy (Jim) Wassom; loving uncle to many nieces and nephews and is thought fondly of by the DeSalvo family; and best friend to many, including Pebbles, his companion. Bob was a retired steel worker of the CF&I steel plant after a 39-year career in the Bar Mill. He was also an avid outdoorsman who loved to spend time with his family and friends at his summer home in Gunnison, Colo. Bob also enjoyed telling stories about his tales and travels with “Daniel Boone,” watching his "Denver Donkeys" and also attending polka dances. He was also a master repairman, as there was nothing that he couldn't fix with a little duct tape and a clothes pin. Mass at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, St. Mary's Catholic Church. Inurnment, 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2002, Roselawn Cemetery. Bob had requested that anyone wishing to make contributions do so to the education of his grandchildren. Friends and relatives will be received at the family home following the service.

Golob, Virginia T.
Virginia T. Golob - Pueblo Chieftain - July 09, 2006 - Virginia T. Golob, 69, went to be with the Lord on July 6, 2006, after her courageous battle with cancer. Preceded in death by parents, Clarence E. and Rosalie (Cross) Marshall. Survived by her husband of 50 years, Stanley; son, Jim and daughter, Becky (Mike); grandson, Taylor Golob; sister, Betty (Bob) Gilbert, Las Vegas; brother-in-law, Rich (Betty) Golob; sister-in-law, Julie (Richard) Schrock; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friend, Lois Paripovich. She enjoyed the simple things in life, especially spending time with her grandson, bowling and her trips to Las Vegas. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2006, at St. Mary Church. Inurnment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Animal Welfare & Protection Society or Sangre de Cristo Hospice in care of the funeral home.

Golosky, Morris W.
Morris W. Golosky - Pueblo Chieftain - September 12, 2000 - Morris W. Golosky, 84, passed away Sept. 11, 2000. Survived by his wife of 52 years, Adela Golosky of the family home; children, Dolores (Steve) Butler of Pagosa Springs, Colo., and David Golosky of Pueblo; nephew, Seymour Golosky of Toronto, Canada; grandchildren, John Laydon, Barbara Laydon, Jim Laydon, Jeff Laydon, Jason Laydon and Daniel Butler; and eight great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, Abraham and Luba Golosky; seven brothers and sisters. Morris was born Feb. 14, 1916, in Toronto, Canada. He worked 34 years for Denver Rio Grande Railroad as a switchman until his retirement in 1976. He was a member of United Transportation Union. At his request, there will be no viewing or services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.

Golsberry, Charles E.
Charles E. Golsberry – Pueblo Indicator – May 2, 1914 – Chas. E. Golsberry, a resident of 1215 east Fifth Street, a painter and decorator, died Tuesday and was buried Thursday in Mountain View cemetery. The deceased was a member of the Order of Royal Neighbors and of the Modern Woodmen of America. The latter order had charge of the exercises at the grave. Rev. Callistus conducted the services. The deceased is survived by a wife and several children.

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