The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Great, Mary N.
Mary N. Great - Bayfield Blade - February 29, 1912 - Mrs. Mary N. Great, aged 79, a resident of the Trinidad vicinity for thirty-six years, is dead.

Greathouse, Ralph M. Jr.
Ralph M. Greathouse Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - November 08, 2000 - Ralph M. Greathouse Jr., 55, born Feb. 10, 1945, went to be with the Lord Nov. 5, 2000, following a lengthy illness. Ralph's easygoing personality and quiet demeanor will be greatly missed by his loving wife and best friend, Peggy, and family members, Colene and Bob Vigil, and their children, Kristi and Bryan; David and Barbara Devendorf, their children, Tera, Morgan, Joseph and Kevin; and Candy and Kevin Boehle and children, Tyler, Austin and Blake. Ralph was affectionately known as “Jack” by his mother, Luella Reynolds; sister, Nancy (Earl) Ezell of Colonial Heights, Va.; and brother, Ron (Martha) Greathouse of Moundsville, W.V., who also survive. He had numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews and other extended family that he cherished. Ralph served in the U.S. Army, was a decorated veteran of two tours in Vietnam, and recently retired from the Colorado Department of Corrections. He was a master woodcraftsman and an avid outdoorsman. He took great pride in his work and all his endeavors, but his greatest pride was his family. A celebration of Ralph's life will be held Thursday, Nov. 9, 2000, at 3 p.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel, 400 Broadway Ave. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made in Ralph's name to Sangre de Cristo Hospice or the charity of your choice.

Grebenc, Albert J.
Albert J. Grebenc - Pueblo Chieftain - December 07, 2004 - Albert J. Grebenc, 80, passed away Dec. 3, 2004. Survived by his loving wife, Mary; sister, Olga Mesojedic of Albuquerque, N.M.; sister-in-law, Helen Adkins; brothers-in-law, Bob (Josephine) Millison, Joe Millison and Stephen (Ilona) Millison, all of Pueblo; numerous nephews, nieces and friends. Preceded in death by his father, Joseph; and mother, Angela; as well as two brothers and three sisters. Albert was born April 1, 1924, in Pueblo, and served in the U.S. Army Corps during World War II. He retired from the CF&I boiler shop in 1986. Albert was a very special person and will be missed by everyone who knew him. At his request, no viewing or services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Private inurnment at Mountain View Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum. The family requests no food or flowers. Memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, through the funeral home.

Grebenc, Jessie M.
Jessie M. Grebenc - Pueblo Chieftain - October 16, 1997 - Jessie M. Grebenc passed away Oct. 15, 1997. Preceded in death by her husband, Joseph R. Grebenc, in 1994, and her daughter, Eileen Brookshire, in 1991. Survived by her son, William (Dorothy Nell) Brookshire, and grandsons, Allen (Jill) Brookshire, Gary (Jackie) Brookshire and Dan (Kristi) Brookshire. Also survived by her great-grandchildren, Nicole, Christine, Anne and Steven Brookshire, and numerous friends and relatives. Mrs. Grebenc retired from the CF&I Steel Corporation after 17 years of service as a Quality Control Inspector and was a member of St. Mary parish. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Graveside service, Monday, 10 a.m., Roselawn Cemetery

Grebenc, Thomas W.
Thomas W. Grebenc - Pueblo Chieftain - December 22, 2002 - Thomas W. Grebenc, born Dec. 15, 1928, passed away Dec. 19, 2002. Preceded in death by his parents, James and Rosalie Grebenc; brothers; infant twins; and Joseph E. Grebenc. Survived by his loving wife, G. Louise Grebenc; children, Thomas J. Grebenc (Paula); and granddaughters, Sarah and Amy, Kathleen A. Harrison (Guy MacFarlane); grandson, Weston Harrison; and granddaughter, Makenzie Harrison, Chris D. Grebenc (Candice); and grandsons, Daniel, Jacob, and Levi; brother, Jim Grebenc (Kay); and many nieces and nephews. Tom was a self-made man proficient in building his family home. He was also a proficient and diverse craftsman. He retired from CF&I after 38 years of service. Tom also loved to fish and travel. No public viewing. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Monday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. A special thanks for their generosity, time and caring, Michael Wood, M.D., Fran, Selina, Cyrele, Rhonda, George, and all other members of hospice. Also to special friends, John and Anna, Jim and Michelle for giving their support to our family. In lieu of food and flowers, contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in his memory.

Grebence, Emiliana
Emiliana "Mildred" (Flores) Grebence - Pueblo Chieftain - January 01, 2004 - Emiliana "Mildred" (Flores) Grebence, 69, loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend has joined the angels who watched over her in life and took her in her sleep on Dec. 29, 2003. She was born in Villanueva, N.M., and is preceded in death by parents, Blas and Matilde Flores; sisters, Lucille, Eleanor; and brothers, Blas, Charles, Paul, Phillip and Steve. She is survived by her children, Brandon (Beatrice), Kimberly (Jim), Robinette, Stephan (Devra); foster daughters, Ernestine and Mary Jean (Charlie); grandchildren, Daniel, Garron, Liam and Abagail; sisters, Frances (Fortunato), Alberta (Antonio), Matilde; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was a maternal, loving, spiritual person who always found the goodness in others. Her sister Lucille's absence was a perennial heartache, but they have reunited with the Lord. Her smile, laughter, compassion and wonderful love will be remembered and treasured forever. A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 2, at Our Lady of the Meadows Catholic Church.

Grebence, Frances J.
Frances J. Grebence - Pueblo Chieftain - January 16, 2001 - Frances J. Grebence, age 90, born Oct. 10, 1910, passed away Jan. 15, 2001. Mrs. Grebence is preceded in death by her husband, Edward Grebence. She is survived by her son, Robert (Katherine) Grebence, Durango, Colo.; sisters, Ann (Norbert) Kortak, Colorado Springs, Colo., Helen Rozich, Georgia Fogarty and Doris Lindvay; brother, Andy (Lena) Gregorich, all of Pueblo; grandchildren, Brandon, Kimberly, Robinette and Stephen; and daughter-in-law, Mildred Grebence, who cared for her during the last two years of her life. Frances is preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Frances Gregorich; brothers, Mike and Tony Gregorich; and sisters, Rose Prijatel and Margaret Butkovich. Mrs. Grebence was a member of St. Mary Church parish. Rosary, Thursday, 7 p.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Funeral Mass, Friday, 10 a.m., St. Mary Catholic Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Greco, Joe A.
Joe A. Greco - Pueblo Chieftain - March 31, 2002 - Joe A. Greco, 84, born Aug. 1, 1917, passed away March 28, 2002. Preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, Ethel J. Greco in 1989. Survived by children, Maria Yvonne (Dennis) Farrell of Parker, John C. (Barbara) Greco of Hawaii, and Nancy Allen of Pueblo; eight grandchildren, Dennis (Pam Richey) Farrell, Ken (Stephanie) Farrell, Kellie (Frank) Mendicino, Rhonda (Paul) Biffle, Kris (Jack) Caneda, Gina (Leland) Surovic, Nick (Shennan) Greco, Lance (Jennifer) Allen; 17 great-grandchildren; brother, John (Sylvia) Greco; and numerous nieces and nephews. Joe was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was involved with the original Coors Tavern since 1936. Joe was active in the Pueblo Aerie No. 145 FOE, BPOE No. 90, the American Legion, VFW and the DAV. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Holy Family Church. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in his memory.

Greco, John
John "Johnnie" Greco - Pueblo Chieftain - July 07, 2005 - John "Johnnie" Greco, 93, passed away on July 6, 2005. He was born on Jan. 1, 1912, in Vineland, to the late Giuseppe and Maria Greco. John is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Sylvia; and children, Joe (Diane) Greco and Shirley Delahoyde. Grandfather of Terri (Greg) Hellem, Gina (Kevin) Knaack, Mike (Suzanne) Greco and Dean Frankmore. Great-grandfather of Greg and Michael Hellem, Sarah and David Bustamento, Kevin and Max Greco and Dominic Frankmore. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Leona Vernon and Sadie Tishma; and many loving nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by five sisters, Caroline Pinelle, Frances Tortessi, Vince Pisciotta, Josephine Pullara and Lily Musso; three brothers, Charlie, Joe and Gus Greco; granddaughter, Susan Greco; daughter-in-law, Wilma Greco; and son-in-law, Tom Delahoyde. John and Sylvia owned Coors Tavern and Johnnie's Liquor Store for 48 years, where the original "Slopper" was created. Coors Tavern was sold in 1983, but Johnnie continued to visit daily. Johnnie was very active in the community. He was past president of the Jaycees, past president of the Liquor Dealers, and past president of Old Timers Baseball. Johnnie also was a member of Sertoma Club, Footprinters, TPA, Victor Elks, Eagles No. 145, and Fidelity Italian Lodge. He loved all sports and attended many sporting events: Bronco games, Air Force Academy games, high school games, Pueblo Dodger games, World Series, Indianapolis 500, and the first Super Bowl game. Johnnie was inducted into the Pueblo Sports Hall of Fame in 1988. He will be missed greatly by family and friends. Visitation, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, St. Patrick Church. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice in Johnnie's memory.

Greco, Mary Ann
Mary Ann Greco - Pueblo Chieftain - October 18, 1997 - Mary Ann Greco passed away Oct. 15, 1997. Preceded in death by her daughter, Dolores Dyleski. Survived by son-in-law, Robert Dyleski, Pueblo, Colo.- daughter, Marilyn (Bill) MacDonald, Marietta, Ga.- and son, Charles Greco, California. Grandmother of Linda (John) Beck, Brea, Calif., Barbara Marshall, Phoenix, Ariz., John MacDonald, Marietta, Ga., Sandy (Mike) Hagar, Marietta, Ga., Christine Frye, Cos Cob, Conn., Diane Frye, Pueblo, Colo., Tish Greco, Fountain Valley, Calif., Pam Greco and Chuck Greco of California. Also survived by several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws. Also preceded in death by her brothers and sisters. Mary Ann was a member of Shrine of St. Therese Parish where services will be held. Funeral Mass, Wednesday, 10 a.m. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Following the interment service, a reception will be held for friends and relatives at St. Therese. The family respectfully requests the omission of food donations.

Greco, Susan L.
Susan L. Greco - Pueblo Chieftain - June 02, 1999 - Susan L. Greco, 41, of Sun City West, Ariz., died May 19, 1999. She was born in Dayton, Ohio, on April 21, 1958, and graduated from East High School in1977. Survived by parents, Joseph and Wilma Greco, Sun City West, Ariz.-grandparents, John and Sylvia Greco, Pueblo- sister, Terri L. Hellem, Las Vegas, Nev.- brother, Maj. Michael J. Greco, San Antonio, Texas. Inurnment was in Columbarium of Eternal Peace in Sun City West, Ariz. Memorial contributions may be made to Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona, P.O. Box 25084, Phoenix, Ariz.,85002.

Greco, Wilma L.
Wilma L. Greco - Pueblo Chieftain - March 01, 2000 - Wilma L. Greco passed away on Feb. 25, 2000, at the age of 59 in Sun City West, Ariz. She was born in Indiana, and worked in education as an executive secretary for most of her life. She moved to Sun City West from Colorado Springs, where she became active in the Rhythm Tappers Dancing Club and was also a member of Jan's Jazz Dancers of Sun City West. Wilma was class representative for Jazzercise Dance Performance group and assistant representative for Jazz No.1 in Sun City West. Wilma is survived by her husband, Joseph, Sun City West; son, Michael L. Greco, San Antonio, Texas; daughter, Terri L. Hellem, Las Vegas, Nev.; brothers, Robert and Keith Maxwell, both of Indiana; parents, John and Sylvia Greco, Pueblo; and grandchildren, Gregory and Michael Hellem. Wilma is predeceased by a daughter, Susan L. Greco. Services have been held in Arizona. Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 12211 W. Bell Road, Suite 102, Sun City, Ariz., 85374.

Greeley, Earl H.
Earl H. Greeley - Pueblo Chieftain - August 23, 1999 - Earl H. Greeley, 82, born on Oct. 21, 1916, in Schenectady, N.Y., passed away Aug. 22, 1999. Survived by wife, LaVona Greeley- children, Linda (Vil) Rizijz, Gene (Linda) Greeley and Duane (Sharon) Greeley- grandchildren, Kristin Greeley, Ginger (Mark) Greeley-Russell, Inta (Travis) Hand, Tonja and Heidi Rizijz, Austen and Alyssa Greeley- great-grandchild, Alexa Hand- brother Roy (Rose) Greeley- and sister-in-law, Helen Greeley. Preceded in death by daughter, JoAnne Oshita, and brother, Eugene Greeley. Mr. Greeley served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a licensed physical therapist and registered nurse, was certified in lab and x-ray technology and worked as a medical clinic manager for many years prior to retirement. Viewing, noon to 8p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Wednesday, First Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3910 O'Neal. Interment, Memorial Gardens.

Green, Annie
Annie Green - Pueblo Chieftain – September 20, 2006 - Annie Green, 92, passed away Sept. 16, 2006. Survived by her son, Eddie Green; brother, John Marez; sister, Rita Garcia; two grandchildren, Phillip and Steven Blackwell; numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her daughter, Julie Blackwell; parents; and numerous brothers and sisters. Memorial Mass, 10:30 a.m. Friday, Christ the King Church. Inurnment, 2 p.m. Friday, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Annie Green's memorial fund through the funeral home office.

Green, Barbara
Barbara Green - Pueblo Chieftain - May 05, 2004 - Barbara Green, 76, passed away May 2, 2004, in Florence, Colo. She is preceded in death by her parents; Alfred and Cora Park; brothers, Delbert and Carlos Park; sister, Arletta Pass; and son, Mark Dyer. Barbara is survived by her husband, Dale Green; children, Linda J. (Ronald) Loveland, Edette M. (Tony) Hanson, Larry J. Dyer, Linda D. (Rob) Sacher, Wayne (Theresa) Green, Jim (Trina) Green, Shirley (Jim) Green, Bruce (Trish) Green, Richard (Peatra) Green, Jean Dyer; 50 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and one on the way. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and was like a mother and grandmother to everyone she met. She touched many lives and will be sadly missed. Service will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canon City with Bishop Bruce Tedrow officiating.

Green, Calvin
Calvin Green - Pueblo Chieftain - July 19, 2000 - Calvin Green, born July 19, 1926, in Eastonville, Colo., passed away July 17, 2000. Preceded by parents, Ernest and Marjorie Green; and brother, Gilbert Green. Survived by loving wife of 19 years, Verna Green; sons, Calvin David (Pam) Green and Kerry LeRoy; stepdaughters, Alberta (Allen) Haines, Louanna (Steve) Gerleman and Edna (Mike) Beery; brothers, Ernest Green, Robert (Kay) Green, Franklin (Marjorie) Green; sister-in-law, Joanna Green; as well as 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous friends and relatives. Cal retired in 1981 from the U.S. Postal Service. He was an active member of Park Hill Baptist Church. Donations can be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 70 Elmhurst Place, Pueblo, 81004, or Park Hill Baptist Building Fund, 1302 East Fifth St., Pueblo, 81001. Visitation, 3 to 6 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Friday, July 21, Park Hill Baptist Church. Interment, Mountain Vale Memorial Park in Canon City.

Green, Charles A.
Lt. Col. Charles A. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - June 25, 1977 - Lt. Col. Charles A. Green, USAF ret., 119 W. Grant, Apt. F, passed away at Bethesda Care Center, Canon City, June 23, 1977. Husband of Mrs. Eva V. Green, who passed away Oct. 31, 1961. Uncle of Mrs. Laura Conroy and Mrs. Julie Higgins, Pueblo, Mrs. Esther Beauchamp, Pasadena, Calif., and Miss Eula and Miss Helen Durston, Witt, Ill. Predeceased by his sisters, Mrs. Alma Holden, Mrs. Rose Nother. Member of St. Peter the Apostle Church, American Legion Post 115, Rye, and VFW Post 61. Col. Green retired from the United States Air Force in 1961 and was also employed by the U. S. Postal Service in Pueblo. Mr. and Mrs. Green were Married 38 years. Services 10 a.m. Monday, McCarthy Almont Drawing Room, with Rev. Donald VanSplinter, pastor, St. Peter the Apostle Church, conducting services. Interment, Fairmount Cemetery, Denver. Pueblo Chieftain - June 26, 1977 - Lt. Col. Charles A. Green, USAF ret. Worship for Christian Burial 10 a.m. Monday, McCarty-Almont Drawing Room. Interment 2 p.m., Fairmont Cemetery, Denver.

Green, Clarence
Clarence Green - Pueblo Chieftain - October 12, 2004 - Clarence Green, 87, passed away Oct. 11, 2004, in Pueblo. Services will be held in Springfield, Colo.

Green, Daisy R.
Daisy R. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - January 28, 1999 - Daisy T. Green, age 90, passed away Jan. 27, 1999. Preceded in death by her husband, Franklin Lawrence Green. Survived by her children, Lawrence E. Green Sr. and Madeleine Terwilliger, both of Pueblo, and daughter-in-law, Marla (John) Betts, Colorado Springs. Also survived by her grandchildren, Cathy (Ed) McWilliams, Cindy Green, Terrie McCarty, Maria (Dave) Ehrnstein, Ernie Marez, Lawrence E. Green Jr., Kristi Green and Sherry (Troy) Carlson, as well as 16 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death also by son, Charles M. Green Sr.- grandson, Charles M. Green Jr.- son-in-law, Larry Terwilliger- daughter-in-law, Diane Samples- brother, Frank Riordan- and sisters, Darlene Cape, Edith Smith, Thelma Budds and Virginia Riordan. Mrs. Green was a member of St. Pius X Church parish where services will be held. Funeral Mass, Saturday, 11 a.m. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Daisy's memory in care of the funeral home office.

Green, Doris M.
Doris M. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - July 21, 1998 - Doris M. Green, 83, passed away July 19, 1998. Survived by her son, Harold Bishop of Pueblo. Preceded in death by her husband, George R. Green. Mrs. Green was an avid antique collector. Funeral service, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation, noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Green, Edna L.
Edna L. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - February 21, 2004 - Edna L. Green of Pueblo, Colo., passed away on Feb. 18, 2004. She is preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Green; son, Stewart L. Green; grandson, Clinton Ray Houston Jr.; three brothers; three sisters; and parents, Edward and Bertha Sanders. She is survived by her children, Sherry (Larry) McCurry of Colorado Springs, Colo., Alan (Yolanda) Green of Albuquerque, N.M., Sandy (Clinton) Houston of Coal Creek, Colo., Randy (Nicole) Green of Island Lake, Ill.; grandchildren, Amber, Amanda, Brandon, Michael, Jaylenn, Courtney, Clinton Wayne, Tyler and Braeden; sisters, Faye Foote of Caddo, Okla., and Lucille Mant of Harbour, Ore.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Edna was a homemaker and loved doing various crafts. She participated in bowling leagues for years. Edna was a member of the Pueblo County Extension Club, and active in her local community center activities. Edna also was an avid reader and enjoyed tending to her flowers. She was devoted to her children and grandchildren and loved her best friend and canine companion, Blackie. Viewing will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, and funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 23, 2004, both to be held at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. The family would like to thank Sangre de Cristo Hospice, First Baptist Church, Ruth and Verel Hines and numerous friends for their loving care and support. Donations may be made in memory of Edna L. Green to the following organizations, First Baptist Church, Sangre de Cristo Hospice or the American Lung Association through the funeral home office.

Green, Emma M.
Emma M. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - April 21, 2002 - Age 96, passed away on April 19, 2002. She was born in Leadville, Colo., on June 4, 1905, to Hannah and Louis Yesberger. The family later moved to Pueblo and she has resided here for more than 85 years. In 1925, she married Leslie Green, who preceded her in death in 1968. He was a former fire captain in the Pueblo Fire Department. She is also preceded in death by her children, Vivianruth McRae and Jack L. Green, both of whom Passed away in 1984; by her brother, William; and sisters, Kathleen Nittinger and Gertrude Moore; and by her granddaughter, Nancy Huber, who Passed away earlier this year. She is survived by her brother, Gerald Yesberger of Richland, Wash.; and her sister, Geraldine Cook, Portland, Ore.; two grandchildren, Marvon Green and Judy Diaz; seven great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews. She is also survived by a very dear friend, Joyce Sparkman, who has been a loyal and attentive caregiver for many years. Graveside services will be held at Roselawn Cemetery at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2002. The casket will be closed at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Green, Ernest A.
Ernest A. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - October 29, 2004 - Ernest A. Green went to rest with our Lord and Savior, Oct. 28, 2004 at the ripe old age of 82 at home after several different bouts of cancer through the years. Preceded by his parents Ernest and Margie Green of Alamosa, CO along with younger brothers Calvin and Gilbert from Pueblo. Not to forget the love of his life, Betty, to whom he was married for 47 years losing her Oct. 13, 1993. Born June 16, 1922 in Eastonville, CO (near Colorado Springs). Ernie was one of five boys, Ernest being the oldest then Calvin (Verna), Gilbert (Joanna), Robert (Kay), Franklin (Margie). In 1938 the family relocated to the Alamosa area. This is where he learned the art of bee keeping at the ripe age of 14. He worked on the bee farm for 2 years helping the family with their finances. At 16 he returned to town working at Montgomery Wards until he was drafted into the army in 1942. He spent most of his term in Europe during World War II. Returning home 4 years later he met and married Betty Teem, Mar. 28, 1947. That union brought two daughters Sharon (Sam) Dublin, Tacoma, WA and Sheila (Howdy) Watson-Townsell, Pueblo. And a very dear friend and partner in the bee hobby and who he thought of, like a son, Ron Dowd. Brother-in-law Jack (Maxine) Teem of Pueblo and sister-in-law Gladys (Ray) Painter still residing in Alamosa. He had four grandchildren, Tara, Tacoma, WA, Mendy, Pueblo, William (Bill), Tacoma, WA, Tammy, Denver. Six great grandchildren, Thera, Whatley, AL, Melissa, WA, Jeff, Denver, Samantha, Pueblo, Melinda, WA, Danielle, Pueblo, and two step great granddaughters, Vanessa, WA, Jessica, WA. Several nieces and nephews along with great grand nieces and nephews. Ernie and Betty moved to Pueblo in 1950 where Ernest worked at the CF&I as a crane operator, later becoming a scheduler working right along side all the bosses. Ernie loved his job and became well know all over the mill through the years. He retired in 1983 after 33 years of employment. He lived on the Eastside of town for many years where the whole family attended Bethel United Methodist church, he was head usher and served on many committees, clubs and organizations trying to better the Eastside neighborhood. Also mom and dad we avid bowlers, bowling on several leagues during the years. Dad loved working with his bees and couldn't have done it without his friends and partners he had, Ron Dowd and Howdy. Ernie was well known around the neighborhood for driving around several times a day with his little white dog Binge, letting him bark at all the other dogs. After he lost his wife in 1993 he moved to the southside of town with his daughter where he continued his driving routine and bee hobby until he could no longer drive. A very special thanks to Howdy, his dear friend and right hand man, to whom he was deeply dependent upon. At times he was his arms and legs in his last few years of life. He was his son-in-laws companion, nurse, friend, partner and all around helper in every aspect of his life. He couldn't have kept on going as long as he did without him, even in his bee hobby. Ernie will be deeply missed by both family and friends. Memorial services will be held at Wesley United Methodist, 85 Stanford, Nov. 1, 2004, 11am. Lunch following in the fellowship hall. Private family at Imperial at 1:30 pm.

Green, Eva F. Covalt
Eva F. (Covalt) Green – Pueblo Indicator – August 15, 1914 – Wednesday morning in Mountain View cemetery, whence on Sabbath mornings Christian hymns from the little chapel in the adjoining orphanage are distinctly audible, was laid the body of Mrs. Eva F. Green, pioneer instructor in north side schools. As Miss Eva F. Covalt she came to Pueblo in 1879 to be principal of Centennial High school, which then occupied the old original plain brick building which stood in the center of the school block on Eleventh Street. Near it and in the southeast corner of the block stood the ancient adobe building of the elementary schools, massive and ugly; both buildings the birthplace of ideas that first occupied the youthful minds of hundreds of persons now pushing the activities of life in all parts of the west. Miss Covalt was one of the finest scholars in English and in English literature, and in mathematics she was quick, accurate, and thorough. Strong in system and in discipline, her zeal had a magic influence in the uplift of practical instruction in all the city schools through a considerable period. In 1884 she became the wife of McHenry Green, who was editor of the Daily Chieftain in four presidential campaigns and Associated Press editor about 25 years. They have two children, Mrs. R. W. Carlton and Frank C. Green. The latter came from Boise City, where he is now editor of the Daily Statesman, to attend the funeral. Burial services were conducted at Methodist church by Rev. O. L. Orton.

Green, Everett J.
Everett J. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - December 26, 1976 - Everett J. Green, of 2408 James, passed away in Canon City Dec. 25, 1976. He was the father of Mrs. Violet Hendrickson, Rocky Ford, Colo., Mrs. Charlotte Reivitt, Pueblo, and Mrs. Mary Hopper, of Anchorage, Alaska. He was the brother of Allan Green, of Toledo, Wash. He also had 19 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. Mr. Green was a member of the Lake Avenue Baptist Church, and was a retired employe of the Colorado Fuel and Iron. He had been a resident of Pueblo since 1921. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, in the Valhalla Comer Garden Chapel, conducted by Rev. Harold. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Green, Forrest
Forrest Green - Pueblo Chieftain - April 22, 2000 - Forrest Green, born Oct. 8, 1914, in Sparta, Tenn., passed away on April 18, 2000. He was a member of the Pistole Baptist Church of Sparta. Forrest was a past deacon of First Baptist Church in Pueblo, a veteran of World War II, a mason and retired from the State Postal Service in Pueblo. Preceded in death by parents, two brothers and a sister. Survived by daughter, Jane Green Rodgers, Hawaii; son, James F. Green, Knoxville, Tenn.; sisters, Nona Mae Wilkerson, Chattanooga, Tenn., Gladys (Ralph) Pedigo and Irene McCall, both of Nashville, Tenn., and Anna Lee Green, Pueblo; three nieces; four nephews; and many relatives and friends. The body will lie in state at Hunter Funeral Home, Sparta. Funeral service, 11 a.m. today, Pistole Baptist Church, Sparta, with his nephew, Dr. John McCall, officiating. Interment to follow at Saylors Cemetery, Sparta.

Green, Gertrude P.
Gertrude P. (Morey) Green - Pueblo Chieftain - April 22, 2003 - Gertrude P. (Morey) Green, 92, passed away April 20, 2003. Preceded in death by husband, Eugene Green. Survived by her son, Eugene B. (Evelyn) Morey; daughter, Sylvia (Dale) Kent; grandchildren, Robert Eugene Morey, Daniel (Hazel) Kent, Darla (Jeff) Hewes; great-grandchildren, Kyler, Brady, Makenna and Kelsie Hewes, Clayton, Colton and Carlton Kent. Gertrude was a member of Southwest Church of Christ. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Green, Gilbert Boone
Gilbert "Daddad" Boone Green - Pueblo Chieftain - February 15, 1998 - Gilbert "Daddad" Boone Green, 69, of Pueblo, born July 16, 1928, in Colorado Springs, Colo., passed away Feb. 13, 1998. Preceded in death by parents, Ernest and Marjory Green of Alamosa. Survived by his wife of 46 years, Joanna- children, Jacque (Eddie) Bedlien, Pueblo, Judith L. Green, Huntington Beach, Calif., Jerri Jo Green, Pueblo, Kelly (Charlotte) Green, Pueblo- five grandchildren, Cori, Chris and Crystal Salameno, Paul and Melissa Mikulas- three step-grandchildren, Mary and Shawn Robinson, Tiffany Lucero- one great-grandson, Wyatt John Boone Krumanocker- two step-great-grandchildren, Vincent Archuleta and Alyssa Lucero- four brothers, Ernest, Calvin (Verna), Robert (Kay), of Pueblo, and Franklin (Marge) Green of Aurora- and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mr. Green started driving a truck in Alamosa with his dad at age 15, later working at Weicker's and CF&I. He loved working with all children, animals, farming and the 4-H. He enjoyed drinking coffee with his friends at Dana's Lil' Kitchen and Casper's Donuts. Funeral service, Tuesday, 2 p.m., Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or the El Pueblo Boys' and Girls' Ranch in his memory. Family will receive friends at the family home following the services. Viewing, Sunday, 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. and Monday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Green, Gladys Helen
Gladys "Hap" Helen Green - Pueblo Chieftain - March 01, 1998 - Gladys "Hap" Helen Green, passed away unexpectedly Feb. 25, 1998. Preceded in death by her husband, Lewis M. Green. Gladys was born in Las Animas on July 6, 1914, and they resided in Pueblo since 1950. Survived by children, Carole Dremel and Dave Green, both of Pueblo, and Michael Green, Redington Beach, Fla.- seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. At her request, there will be no viewing or services. Cremation, Imperial Mortuary. Family may be contacted at the homes of son, David Green, 1815 Brimmer, or daughter, Carole Dremel, 1624 Comanche Road.

Green, Harold W.
Harold W. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - November 21, 1999 - Harold W. Green passed away Nov. 17, 1999, in Moses Lake, Wash. Harold was born in Salida, Colo., on April 9, 1906, to William Green and Effie Bailey Green. He was a longtime Pueblo resident before moving to Moses Lake in 1995 following the death of his wife, Eloise. His survivors include his daughter, Janet (Stanley) Yates of Moses Lake, Wash.; and his sister, Velma Hubbard of Pueblo. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1999, at 11 a.m. in the Roselawn Cemetery.

Green, Herbert D.
Herbert D. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - September 17, 2000 - Herbert D. Green, 74, of Fowler, was called home by the Lord on Sept. 15, 2000. He was born Sept. 17, 1925, in Pueblo. He would have celebrated his 75th birthday today. He was the owner/operator of Green Trucking Livestock Transportation, retiring in 1995. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Anna Jean; and daughters, Gail (Clay) Osborne and Leslie (Jerry) Bonds, all of Fowler, Loretta (Dick) Sharon of Olney Springs, Colo., and Lynn (Dennis) Tekavec of Colorado Springs; 14 grandchildren; sisters, Virginia (Harold) Jensen of Fowler, Helen (Jim) Barr of Denver and Barbara (Henry) Tyler of Windsor; numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carolyn Elizabeth; and his parents, John and Beth Green. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19 at Fowler Christian Church. Memorials to Fowler EMTs, Shriners Crippled Children's Hospital or the Christian Church may be sent in care of Griffy Family Funeral Home.

Green, John A.
John A. Green - Huerfano World - October 29, 1998 - John A. Green, who graduated from Huerfano County High School in 1939 died recently [SSDI: September 25, 1998] in Washington state. Mr. Green taught five years in the Colorado school system after which he obtained a doctorate of School Administration from the University of Colorado in Boulder. During his career, he became Dean of Education at Central Washington University and after retirement at Heritage College, writing four college textbooks during this time. He is survived by his wife, Tay (Anna C.) Johnson Green, also a graduate of Huerfano County High School, who will continue living in Ellensburg, WA; four children and 11 grandchildren.

Green, Kathryn A.
Kathryn A. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - August 21, 2005 - Kathryn A. Green departed this life Aug. 19, 2005. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Green. Survived by her daughters, Marjorie (Sean) McNair, Gina (Mohsen) Raffii and Carla (Chuck) Smith; grandchildren, Amanda (Sam), Jennifer, Megan, Sean, Matthew, Robbie, Zachray; great-grandchildren, Dominic, Andres, Dylan; mother, Virginia Todesco; sister, Marie (Dick) Richards; brother, Charles (Elizabeth) Todesco; brother in-law, Franklin (Margie) Green; sisters in-law, JoAnn and Verna Green. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Kay was devoted to her family and gave her heart and soul to every life she touched. Donations may be made in Kay's memory to the Kathryn A. Green Fund through T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home. A memorial Mass will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005, St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Green, Lawrence E.
Lawrence E. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - March 05, 2006 - Lawrence E. Green, 68, born March 11, 1937, passed away March 2, 2006. Survived by children, Larry Green Jr., and Kristi Ann Green; grandsons, Joshua and Branden; sister, Madeleine Terwilliger; special sister-in-law, Marla (John) Betts; special great-nieces, Coby and Kylee Carlson; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents; Frank and Daisy Green; brother, Charles Green; and brother-in-law, Larry Terwilliger. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and retired from the C&W Railroad. He loved playing gin rummy, bingo and going to Cripple Creek. Viewing, 2 to 5 p.m. Monday, March 6, 2006, at the funeral home. Funeral service 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 7, 2006, at George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Green, Leo R.
Leo R. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - September 30, 1912 - Leo R. Green, aged 26, died Thursday, September 26, at his home in Hugo, Colo. The funeral will be held this morning at 10 o'clock from McCarthy's chapel. Interment will be in Roselawn.

Green, Margaret I.
Margaret I. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - March 12, 2003 - Margaret I. Green, 90, born Dec. 29, 1912, passed away March 9, 2003. Preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Green in 1979; parents, Claron and Vinita Edwards; and sister, Grace Mary Hobson. Survived by her children, Peggy (Bob) Cochran and Jim (Helen) Wells; grandchildren, Ginger (Grant Cicerelli) Strait, Rusty (Eileen Benton) Cochran, Becky (Kevin) Treanor, Kelly (Gary) Sefcovic, Doug Wells and Veronica (Philip) Lang. Also survived by 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Carol Dolsen; and brother, Don Edwards. Margaret was raised and spent most of her life in the Vineland area. She worked at several restaurants in Pueblo as a waitress and drove a semi-trailer during World War II. Her father was one of the founders of Grace Community Bible Church and she was a lifetime member. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Thursday, Grace Community Bible Church, 1405 25th Lane. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to Grace Community Church in her memory.

Green, Mary J.
Mary J. Green – Pueblo Colorado Daily Chieftain – July 4, 1874 – Died in East Pueblo on the Second instant, Mrs. Mary J. Green, wife of F. Green.

Green, Mary T.
Mary T. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - September 14, 2005 - Mary T. Green, 98, passed away Sept. 11, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Green, in 1979. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews; and special friend, Allie Mae Lawlis. Mary worked at the Colorado State Hospital for 26 years in the dietary department as a cook in the employees' cafeteria. She was a member of Our Lady of the Meadows Catholic Church. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, 2005, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, with interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Green, Melvin L.
Melvin L. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - Pueblo Chieftain - August 01, 2000 - Melvin L. Green, 68, of Pueblo, passed away at his home on July 30, 2000, after a courageous battle with cancer. Mr. Green is survived by his wife, Irene Pope-Green of the family home; two brothers; one sister; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. At Mr. Green's request, there will be no viewing or services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorials may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice direct or through the funeral home office.

Green, Nancy
Nancy Green - Pueblo Chieftain - June 13, 2006 - Nancy Green, (formerly Nancy Hochevar), died on the morning of June 12, 2006, after surviving lupus for more than three decades. She was 59. She is lovingly remembered by her son, Mark Glaze; brother, Gene and his wife, Donna; sister, Darlene and her husband, Terry; brother, Brian and his wife, Carmen; and by her seven nieces and nephews, Eric, Kristin, Lindsay, Kelley, Jennifer, Brittany, Luke and Dylan. Service in her memory, 2 p.m. Thursday, June 15, 2006, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel.

Green, Ora Elizabeth
Ora Elizabeth Winter Green - Huerfano World - March 1, 2007 - Ora Elizabeth Winter Green; born August 13, 1917, died February 25, 2007. Our beloved matriarch, Ora Elizabeth “Betty” Green died peacefully in her sleep, early February 25 in Walsenburg, surrounded by her children and many of their children, down to a great-great-granddaughter named after her. She had bravely borne the loss of eyesight and the infirmities of diabetes in her final years cared for in the home of her daughter, Wynelle Turner, but remained alert and sensitive to the cares of her family until her last days. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Marion Ernest Winter of Lawton, OK, and Mona Francis Edwards of Reno, NV, her loving husband of 57 years, Clifton Lawrence Green, two of her children, Barbara Lee Green and Kenneth Ernest Green, and one of her grandchildren, Robert Dale Turner. Born in Clayton, NM and raised in Lubbock, TX, the oldest of four children, Elizabeth lost her father at an early age. She married Clifton in 1940. They raised their four children in California and Oregon. From the Los Angeles area, during the WWII, where Wynelle's three younger brothers, Lawrence Winter, Kenneth Ernest, and James Frederick Green were born, they moved to Eagle Point, OR in 1951 to give their children a more wholesome rural upbringing. Economic circumstances led them to Sacramento, where Barbara lee was born, later to Medford, OR and then to San Jose, CA. Elizabeth supplemented the family income through various careers in retail sales, culminating in her retirement from the Singer Sewing Machine in the early 1970's in San Jose, CA. It was there that she suffered and grieved the loss of her youngest, Barbara Lee, who died in an automobile crash within months of her high school graduation. Elizabeth and Clifton retired to Mesa, AZ, to enjoy a vigorous social life in the Cypress Estates Mobile Home park and traveled widely to New Zealand, Canada, Alaska, Boston, Washington DC, Baltimore and San Francisco, until Clifton succumbed in 1997. She moved to Woodland park to share a property with her youngest son, James Frederick and his wife, Cindy, and then to Walsenburg to share a home with Wynelle and Bob Turner. She made regular trips from Arizona and Colorado to Vancouver, BC, Portland, Atlanta, San Francisco, and to various parts of Texas, to visit her children and grandchildren, and to participate in Winter family reunions up to her last year and 89th year. She is survived by her brother, Maurice “Tex” Frederick Winter and wife, Nancy, her daughter Adrienne Wynelle Turner and husband Bob, two sins, Lawrence Winter Green and wife Judith Ottoson, and James Frederick Green, 10 grandchildren: Gary Daniel and wife Marlene, Todd Duane and Jeffry James Turner, Brenda Laree Turner-Casey and husband Marc, Melinda Wynelle Turner-Lahti and husband Ray, Beth Alison Green-Levin and husband Douglas, Jennifer Green-Garcia and husband Cesar, Randall Lawrence, Kathleen Lorraine, and Robert Dean Green with wife Andrea; 13 great-grandchildren, Colbie Wynelle (Kent) Lusted, Laree Aileen (Sam) Goska, Sarah Elizabeth Casey (named for her great-grandmother), Madeleine Jade and Chloe Olivia Levin, Brandy Lauree Turner, Briannaleigh Wynelle Green, Chelsea Valentine, Jake Daniel, Robert Gene, Even Dale, and Derik Lee Turner, Gabriel Adrianna Lauree Turner, plus two to be born this spring. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on March 1, 2007, at the Boies-Almont Funeral Home in Walsenburg. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 129 Kansas Avenue in Walsenburg, which provided deeply appreciated hospice nursing support and care in the Turner's home. Her remains will be interred in Mesa, AZ, next to her husband.

Green, Richard G.
Richard G. "Dick" Green - Pueblo Chieftain - May 09, 1999 - Richard G. "Dick" Green, 64, of Pueblo, passed away Thursday, May 6, 1999.Dick was a lifetime member of the Pueblo Elks Lodge No. 90, and retired ranchman and cowboy. He was also an avid fisherman, hunter, and businessman. Predeceased by his parents, Jeri and Dick Green. Survived by his loving wife, Mercy Gallegos of 30 years- sister, Barbara (Joe) Bailey, Hurricane, Utah-nephew, Bill Wright, St. George, Utah- one granddaughter, Alexandra. He is beloved by Johnna (Randel), Robin (Sonny), Brenda (John), John, Pam (Richard).There will be a , 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, 1999, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel with the Rev. Jim Bimbi officiating.

Green, Robert L.
Robert L. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - April 17, 2005 - Robert L. Green departed this life April 15, 2005. Survived by loving wife, Kathryn; daughters, Marjorie (Sean) McNair, Gina (Mohsen) Raffii, Carla (Chuck) Smith; brother, Franklin (Marjorie) Green; mother-in-law, Virginia Todesco; sisters-in-law, Verna and JoAnn Green, Marie (Dick) Richards; brother-in-law, Charles (Elizabeth) Todesco. Also survived by seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Ernest and Marjorie Green; brothers, Ernie, Calvin and Gilbert Green. Robert retired from the CF&I in 1995 after 41 years. The most important things to Robert was the love of his family and spending time with them. Memorial contributions may be made to the Robert L. Green Memorial Fund through T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home. A memorial Mass will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, April 18, 2005, at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Green, Roger C.
Roger C. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - December 15, 1980 - Roger C. “Red” Green of 1101 Constitution. Dec. 13, 1980. Husband of Mrs. Lola Green; father of Mrs. Darlene Buchholz, Eufaula, Ala., John Green and Gary Yesberger, Pueblo; son of Mrs. Edna Green, Pueblo, and brother of Mrs. Carolyne McGraw, Pueblo. Survived also by numerous nieces and nephews including Jim McGraw and Myrtle Donehoo, Pueblo. Mr. Green was a member of Central Christian Church, Pueblo Elks Lodge 90 and Pueblo Aerie 145 F.O.E. Before his retirement, he was employed by the Sweeny Feed Mill. Graveside service 2 p.m. Tuesday, will be conducted by the Rev. Charles Whitmer, pastor, Central Christian Church, followed by Pueblo Elks Lodge 90 committal service at Mt. View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Colorado Boys Ranch, La Junta.

Green, Thomas W.
Thomas W. Green - Pueblo Chieftain - September 23, 2004 - Thomas W. Green, 79, of Pueblo, passed away Sept. 20, 2004, in Pueblo, Colo. Born April 14, 1925, in Mexico, Mo. Preceded in death by his parents, Rudolph and Thelma Green. Survived by his spouse, Gladys Green; sons, Rodney Green, Denis (Molly) Green, David (Theresa) Green, Gary Davis, Eric (Theresa) Davis, Bowen Davis and Clinton (Roxanne) Davis; daughters, Toni (James) Compton and Cynthia (Michael) Merriam; grandchildren, Scott, Derek, Bryan, Geri, Gennifer, Weston, Jennifer, Robert, Ryan, Aaron, Kyrah, Andrea, Austin, Zachary, Andrew and Jessica; great-grandchildren, Hallie, Kylie, Elizabeth, Tiffany, Raena, Sydney, Tyler and Katherine. Viewing, 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Horan-McConaty, corner of Wadsworth and Hampden, Denver, Colo. Funeral service, 7 p.m. Thursday, also at Horan-McConaty. Interment, 9:30 a.m. Friday, at Fort Logan Cemetery.

Green, Unknown
Unknown Green - Boulder County Courier - May 25, 1878 - Martin Allen was recently arrested, near Trinidad, for the murder of one Green, February 2d. The body was found May 2d, and as money and valuables were found with it, it gives color to Allen's statement that he killed Green by throwing a stone in a quarrel, and not for the purpose of robbery.

Green, Verna A.
Verna A. Green (Fisk) - Pueblo Chieftain - August 25, 2005 - Verna A. Green (Fisk), born July 8, 1936, passed away Aug. 24, 2005. She was preceded in death by husband, Calvin Green; parents, Leo and Lucille Fisk; and sister, Jean Edmond. Verna is survived by daughters, Alberta Haines (Tom), Louanna (Steve) Gerleman, Edna (Mike) Beery; stepsons, David (Pam) Green, Kerry Green; brothers, Jack Fisk, Joe (Karla) Fisk, Leo (Juanita) Fisk, Bill (Pam) Fisk and Tom Fisk; sisters, Lucky (Alvah) Stevens, Lois (Tom) Gribben; 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and numerous friends and relatives. Donations may be made to the Sangre De Cristo Hospice. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at Holt Family Funeral Home, Canon City. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Park Hill Baptist Church. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Mountain Vale Memorial Park, Canon City.

Green, W.W.
W.W. Green - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - March 7, 1919 - Clifford Sproules, aged 24, a negro, must hang for slaying W.W. Green, turnkey at the Pueblo county jail, October 15th, when Sproules endeavored to make his escape from the jail. Green died after being shot twice by the negro in the corridor of the jail A jury brought in a verdict of first degree murder, with death penalty recommended.

Green, William Hamilton
William Hamilton Green - Wray Rattler - December 09, 1915 - The death of Capt. William Hamilton Green, who helped lay out Pueblo and Caρon City, makes William H. Clark of Denver, Colorado's oldest pioneer resident.

Green, William W.
Deputy William W. Green - Pueblo County Sheriff's Department - Date Unknown - Deputy William W. Green: Retired police officer on duty as a jailer at Pueblo County Jail when he was shot and killed during a jailbreak on Oct. 16, 1918.

Greenback, John R.
John R. "Tommy" Greenback - Pueblo Chieftain - November 02, 1999 - John R. "Tommy" Greenbank, 80, Lamar. Cremation. No viewing, no services.

Greenberg, Irvin C.
Irvin “Bud” C. Greenberg - Pueblo Chieftain - December 18, 2002 - Irvin “Bud” C. Greenberg, a lifelong resident of Pueblo, passed away Dec. 17, 2002. He was born June 19, 1917. He graduated from Centennial High School in 1935. He served four years in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in Europe and the South Pacific during World War II. He was the owner of Budd's Ski and Tennis Shop for over 40 years. Bud was a member of BPOE No. 90, VFW, Eagles No. 145 and the Masonic Lodge, as well as a member of the United Hebrew Center. Bud is preceded in death by his wife, Jean Greenberg; and sister, Beatrice Tober. He is survived by his wife, Marylou Greenberg; daughters, Carole (Richard) Fineberg, Diane (Paul Amieux) Greenberg, Linda (Alan) Bogner and Leigh Doutt; sister, Faye Schayer; grandchildren, Brooke, Jordan and Joshua; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be held at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel Thursday at 1 p.m. Interment at B'nai Jacob Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, contributions may be made in Irvin's name to the B'nai Jacob Cemetery in care of Forrie Vean, 107 South Union, Pueblo, Colorado 81003.

Greenberg, Jean B.
Jean B. Greenberg - Pueblo Chieftain - March 16, 1986 - Jean B. Greenberg, late of 2935 Country Club Drive, passed away March 14, 1986. Mrs. Greenberg was formerly engaged in Budd's Ski and Tennis Shop as secretary-treasurer, with her husband Irvin "Bud" Greenberg. She was active in Quota International, the United Hebrew Center Sisterhood, the Pueblo Chapter of Hadassah, the Parkview Episcopal Hospital Auxiliary, was past president of the Ladies Consistory of Silver State Lodge No. 95 AF&AM, and was active in other civic and charitable organizations. She is survived by her husband; three daughters, Carole (Richard) Fineberg, and Linda (Alan) Bogner of California, and Diane (Dennis) Lambert of Iowa; one sister, Debbie Badian; and one brother, Alan Bergman, both of New York. The funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel with Rabbi David Kline officiating. Interment will be in B'nai Jacob Cemetery. Those who wish may make donations in Mrs. Greenberg's name to the United Hebrew Center.

Greenhood, Lawrence Earl
Lawrence Earl Greenhood - Pueblo Chieftain - March 10, 2001 - Passed away March 8, 2001. He was born on July 13, 1918, in Ray, Ariz., and moved to Pueblo at the age of 3. He is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Mae, in March of 1995. Among his survivors are four sons and one daughter, Lawrence Earl (Bernice) Greenhood Jr., David C. (Joyce) Greenhood, Eddie (Susan) Greenhood, Donna (Ralph) Ingle and Rickey (Connie) Greenhood; 44 grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and also one brother, Allen (Joyce) Greenhood. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Greenwald, Helen
Helen Greenwald – Pueblo Chieftain - January 11, 1990 – Helen Greenwald, a lifelong Pueblo resident, passed away Jan 9, 1990. She was 87. Mrs. Greenwald was preceded in death by her husband, Davis in 1959. She is survived y her cousins, William Lloyd, Edna Lloyd, Audra Lloyd, Catherine Scneder, all of Pueblo; James Graham, Kansas; Beverly Tickner, CA; Edna Brumbach and Earl Harty, both of Washington. Also Audra Culp, Pueblo; Carol A. Muse, Colorado Springs; Barbara Reicherseder, Denver; and Garfield Peate, Washington. Visitation for Mrs. Greenwald will be from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Friday. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 13, 1990, in the Roselawn Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Schelling officiating. Graveside rites will be performed by OES No.7 Pueblo.

Greenwalt, Vashta Joy
Vashta Joy Greenwalt - Pueblo Chieftain - May 22, 2005 - Vashta Joy Greenwalt, 94, was born in Nepesta, Colo., May 25, 1910, to Zelomir and Clarissa Jane Swallow and passed away May 19, 2005, in Pueblo. Married to Jay T. Greenwalt for a little over 50 years when he passed away in 1983. Member of the First United Methodist Church, a fifty year member of Chapter 7 of the OES, Worthy Matron, a member of the past Matrons Club, serving as president for two different terms. A 35-year member of the SOOB, a member of the Past Presidents Club of SOOB, serving as president for two separate terms and a longtime member of the Harmony Club. Vashta was a member of the Girl Scouts of America for over 50 years as a volunteer leader and trainer and mentor of Brownie Troops for five years. She also served as mother advisor of the Rainbow Girls. She had no children of her own, but was Mother to many lucky girls. She is survived by her nephews, Gus (Rinthea) Carlson of Broomfield, Colo., Russ Carlson of Midland, Texas, and John Davis of Long Beach, Calif.; nieces, Verona Miller of Pueblo, Lorane (Kerry) Buckner of Siler City, N.C., Kristi (Al) Davis of Fayetteville, N.C., Beverly Rose of Julesburg, Colo.; numerous great-nephews and nieces and great-great-nephews and nieces; and longtime companions, Bobbi Bush and Jo Graff. Visitation at the funeral home from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2005, at First United Methodist Church, 310 W. 11th Street, with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Those who desire may make memorials to First United Methodist Church or the Pueblo Zoo through the funeral home.

Greenwell, Syrilda LaVon
Syrilda LaVon Greenwell - Pueblo Chieftain - October 14, 1997 - Syrilda LaVon Greenwell, 81. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, First Christian Church in Eads. Burial in Eads Cemetery.

Greenwitch, Abner (Mother of)
Mother of Abner Greenwitch - Yampa Leader - April 27, 1907 - Sad Awakening - Thoughtless son will return to vacant home - Mother in Pauper's Grave - He Brings Back a Fortune, but no Welcome from Mother Will Greet Him - Pueblo, Colo. - Ten years ago Abner Greenwich, a lad of seventeen, disappeared mysteriously from his home in Pueblo. His mother, a widow, believed he had been murdered. The police of Pueblo and other cities searched for him but without finding a clew [sic] which would lead to the explanation of the mystery, and in a year the disappearance of Abner Greenwitch was forgotten, for the haunting face of the mother was seen no longer at the police station, seeking news of her boy. She had died of grief. Now comes the reappearance of Abner Greenwitch, who, in a letter written from Peru to a boyhood friend, John McGovern, says he is returning with a fortune of $1,000,000 gleaned from the pestilential swamps of Peru and the sands of its fever-ridden rivers. “I am coming home,” he says, “with a million to make my mother's last days happy,” not knowing that all the millions in the world could not have atoned for one hour of the agony which his mother spent in her lonely search for her son. “She shall have everything that money can buy, but I want my arrival to be a surprise to her.” Little does Greenwitch know that he will be unable with all his wealth to ever buy a stone to make his mother's last, resting place, for she sleeps with the unknown dead, and that in all the world there is no person who will feel a mother's joy at the return of a wandering son. Of all these things Abner Greenwitch knows nothing. It is enough for him now that he has $1,000,000, and that when as a boy reading forbidden tales of adventure, he told John McGovern that some day he would disappear and not return until he had $1,000,000, he had meant what he said. According to the story of Greenwitch, he has paid dearly for his wealth. The fever of the tropics has turned his hair gray and is face is wrinkled like that of an old man. “I am afraid,” he says, “to see a looking glass. Once I saw my face in a pool near my camp, and its appearance frightened me, but I guess mother will know me, anyhow.” Greenwitch says that tiring of school and poorly paid work, he carried out is expressed determination to disappear and not return until he had $1,000,000. With the carelessness and cruelty of boyhood, he never once thought of the sorrow he would cause his mother, but, meeting a young college graduate from Chicago, he stealthily left Pueblo, and, reaching New Orleans, sailed with his companion on a ship bound for Peru. For the first three years they suffered all the privations of hunger, thirst and fever, and found themselves further handicapped by their ignorance of the native language. Then, becoming familiar with the country and its customs, they plunged into the wilderness and engaged in the rubber business. “Until my arrival at Lima a month ago,” he says, “for seven years I had seen no white face, save that of my partner. “Now my last dollar of the million has been made. My partner has a like account and a month hence we will be in Colorado, when I shall endeavor to make amends to mother for my conduct in leaving like I did.”

Greenwood, Alma
Alma Greenwood - Pueblo Chieftain - January 04, 2004 - Alma Greenwood, 91 , of Arvada, Colo. Preceded in death by her husband, Chuck. She is survived by her son Bill and his wife Olene of Pueblo; daughter Donna Dean and her husband George of Arvada; 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Alma was born in La Veta, Colo. She went to high school in Alamosa and Parkview School of Nursing in Pueblo. She and her husband owned and operated Greenwood's Cafι in Pueblo for many years. They were both active in the Vintage Motor Car Association (VMCA) and the Pueblo Model A Club. No services were held.

Greenwood, Charles W.
Charles W. "Chuck" Greenwood - Pueblo Chieftain - September 08, 1997 - Charles W. "Chuck" Greenwood. Born March 12, 1913, in Linton, Ind.- married Oct. 1, 1934, in Alamosa, died Sept. 5, 1997, Pueblo. He was owner of Greenwood's Cafe, and was a charter member of the Pueblo Model A Club, member of the Veteran Motor Car Club of America, and also a member of BPOE No. 90. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Survived by his wife, Alma- children, Bill and Olene Greenwood of Pueblo, and George and Donna Dean of Arvada. Also survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Laura Dean, Santa Fe, N.M., Julie Dean and Ben Joyce, Santa Fe, N.M., Dorothy Dean, Santa Fe, N.M., Gary, Cindy and Claire Dean, Arvada, Heidi, Frank, and Alysh Lynch, Rolling Hills, Calif., Patricia Dean, New York City, N.Y., Kristy Greenwood, Denver, and Chuck Greenwood, Denver. Private burial. The family respectfully requests the omission of flowers. Donations may be made in his name to the Pueblo Nature Center in care of the funeral home office. The family will receive friends at the family home Tuesday afternoon.

Greenwood, Dennis Irwin
Dennis Irwin Greenwood - Pueblo Chieftain - December 13, 1997 - Dennis Irwin Greenwood of Pueblo, passed away on Dec. 7, 1997, of pneumonia. He was 68 years old. Dennis is survived by his six children, Dennis Greenwood of Bountiful, Utah, Debra Einfeldt of Salt Lake City, Utah, Duane Greenwood of Eureka, Calif., DeAnn Jones of Eureka, Nev., Darrin Greenwood of Colorado Springs, DeVon Wistoff of Pueblo- and 19 grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his sister, Rosemae Jacobsen. Dennis was raised in Union, Ore. He served four years in the United States Air Force. Dennis graduated with a master's degree in psychology. After working for 12 years as a psychologist for the Colorado State Hospital, he retired due to a long-term disability. Dennis was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A special thank you to Kaye Baxter, a devoted wife of 24 years, who continued to help with his care for 18 more years after their divorce. A thank you to her current husband, Frank Baxter, who encouraged and supported Kaye's participation in Dennis' care. A special thank you to Eunice Jordan who provided long-term care to Dennis. Eunice was his friend, always treating him with love and respect. Graveside services will be held Dec. 15, 1997, at 11 a.m. at Imperial Memorial Gardens. There will be no public viewing. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Humanitarian Aide, LDS, co Bishop Karl McAllister, 2728 Denver, Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Graveside honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Greenwood, Eldon K.
Eldon K. Greenwood - Colorado Springs Gazette - December 3, 2006 - Eldon K. Greenwood of Colorado Springs passed away at home after a long illness November 30, 2006. He was born in Hugoton, Kansas on April 7th, 1930 to Mack and Georgia Greenwood. When he was six months old his family moved to Colorado. He attended school in Canon City and graduated from the Barber College in Pueblo in 1948. He served in the Army from 1949 to 1952. Elden worked for the City of Colorado Springs Gas Department from 1956 until he retried in 1975. Elden enjoyed his favorite hobbies metal detecting and fishing during his retirement years. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Kenneth and sister, Lorine Lautaret. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Carole; two brothers: Myron Greenwood (Joy) of Canon City and Milton Greenwood (Katherine) of Nampa, ID; four sisters: Maxine Lautaret of Whitefish, MT, Loretta Cacciatore of Colorado Springs, Vera Lowry of Hugoton, KS and Cleora Nordyke of Hugoton, KS; three daughters: Debbie Hartman (Bruce) of Colorado Springs, Dianne Paull (Richard) of Greeley and Lori Stickrod of Chesapeake, VA; four grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Per his request, cremation has taken place and no services are planned. The graveside services will be held in Canon City at a later date. Elden's family would like to extend their gratitude to Pikes Peak Hospice for their excellent support; with a special thanks to Susan, Sheryl, John and Rita. The family requests that any memorial donations are sent to the Pikes Peak Hospice Foundation, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Suite 600, Colorado Springs, CO 80903.

Greenwood, Jean
Jean Hentges Greenwood - Pueblo Chieftain - June 04, 2000 - Jean Hentges Greenwood died May 24, 2000, at Nathan Adelson Hospice, Las Vegas, Nev. She was born May 8, 1935, in Mitchell, S.D., to Theodore and Gertrude (George) Hentges. Survived by her son, Matthew (Danielle) Greenwood, Burbank, Calif.; daughter-in-law, Kanako Greenwood; grandchildren, Deanne and Julian Greenwood, Las Vegas, Nev.; and sister, Joan Hentges O.S.B., Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by her husband, Phillip Greenwood; daughter, Pamela Greenwood; son, Kevin Thomas Greenwood; parents; and brother, Dale. Services will be held in Slidell, La. Memorial Mass, 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 9, 2000, at St. Margaret Mary's Catholic Church. Interment will follow, Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Greer, Helen M.
Helen M. Greer - Pueblo Chieftain - March 11, 2001 - Passed away March 9, 2001, in Pueblo. Helen was born on July 31, 1912, in Boone, Iowa. She was employed in the mortgage department of Bankers Trust in Des Moines, Iowa, for many years before retiring in about 1977. She has been a Pueblo resident since 1988. Mrs. Greer was preceded in death by her husband, David S. Greer, in 1988 and is survived by her daughter, Patty (Pat) Delin, and granddaughter, Rhonda (William) Flynn, both of Pueblo West; great-grandchildren, Sam and Chad Ingo and Brandi Flynn; as well as her niece, Jan Baird; and nephews, Chuck and Scott Thomas. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. Private family services will be held at a later date.

Greer, Hiram E.
Hiram E. Greer - Pueblo Chieftain - May 29, 2005 - Hiram E. Greer, 79, passed away on May 27, 2005. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Adilene, of the family home; sister, Richadean Wilson, of Memphis, Tenn.; nephew, John Greer; sister in-law, Gereda Greer of Searcy, Ark., also survived by numerous other relatives. Hiram served in the Navy during WWII. He was a member of First Southern Baptist Church. Born Oct. 4, 1925 in Searcy, Ark., he graduated from Searcy High School was a graduate of Southwestern College and retired from the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad after many years of service. Graveside services, 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2005 Roselawn Cemetery. Please omit flowers and food; donations may be made in Hiram's memory to the First Southern Baptist Church through Adrian Comer Funeral Home.

Greetwoor, J.
J. Greetwoor – Akron Weekly Pioneer Press – February 18, 1921 – J. Greetwoor, pioneer grocery man, was shot and killed in Pueblo by an unidentified man, believed to be a bandit. The money till and safe were completely ransacked. Police believe a Negro committed the crime, as the store is located in the Negro district.

Gregg, Edith A.
Edith A. Gregg - Pueblo Chieftain - May 16, 1986 - Mrs. Edith A. Gregg passed away May 15, 1986. Mother of Delbert L. (Barbara) Gregg Jr., Mrs. Marjorie J. (Al) Frye, Mrs. Shirley A. (William M.) Clemens and James A. Gregg, all of Pueblo; grandmother of Jill Ramsey, Jeanni Horvat, Mark Frye, Kenneth E. Clark and Michele Clark; great-grandmother of five; sister of Mrs. Rhoda Hickox, Pueblo, and Mrs. Ruth Jarvis, Fort Collins; sister-in-law of Mrs. Betty Ballou, Pueblo, and Carl Gregg, Leesburg, Va. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband, Delbert L. Gregg Sr., on July 23, 1974. She was born on Jan. 4, 1905, in Simla, Colo., and was a longtime Pueblo resident. Cremation. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Rouch Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Harold Tuttle officiating. Those who desire may make memorials to Dream Weavers of Southern Colorado, 3228 Northridge Drive, Pueblo 81008, direct or through the funeral home office.

Gregg, James R.
James R. Gregg - Pueblo Chieftain - June 12, 2005 - James R. Gregg, 37, passed away June 8, 2005. Services in Georgia.

Gregg, Patsy
Patsy Gregg - Huerfano World - September 8, 1994 - Word was received of the death on Thursday Patsy Gregg, who with husband Bill of Azle, TX were summer visitors until last year when she became unable. She was well loved around La Veta as a musician and artist playing the piano at Mountain View Baptist Church. Correspondence may be sent to %Marvin Leslie, 1756 W. Ridge Drive, Hurst, TX 76054.

Gregg, Ralph
Ralph Gregg - Pueblo Chieftain - January 17, 1987 - Ralph Gregg, late of Pueblo, died Jan. 15, 1987, at a local nursing home. Survived by his wife, Clara Gregg, Pueblo; son, George W. Gregg, Pueblo; daughters, Elizabeth Mosier, Denver, and Martha Mashburn, Mesa, Ariz. Also survived by sister-in-law, Alice Holcomb, Bellflower, Calif.; six grandchildren, Donald Mosier, Darwin Mosier, Cheryl Harper, Connie Comi, Cathie Kolbe and Candace Ward; 10 great-grandchildren and nephew, Howard Campbell, Roseburg, Ore. Member of Christian Church of Manzanola; he attended the Missionary Baptist Church of Pueblo. Mr. Gregg was a retired farmer, having farmed in the Manzanola and Fowler areas. Born Oct. 14, 1900, in Garden City, Mo. Pueblo resident since 1942. Mr. and Mrs. Gregg were married Dec. 16, 1921, in La Junta. Service, 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 19, Davis-Wallin Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Travis Judkins officiating. Interment, Manzanola Cemetery. Visitation, 2 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Family may be contacted at 115 La Rochelle.

Gregor, Jennifer Renee
Jennifer Renee Gregor - Pueblo Chieftain - July 16, 2006 - Jennifer Renee Gregor, 37, Pueblo, Colo. died Wednesday, June 16, 2006 after a long battle against cancer. She was born in Toledo, Ohio, a graduate of St. Ursula Academy. She attended the University of Tiffin in Ohio and University of Southern Colorado in Pueblo, receiving her BA in Social Work, later followed by an AA in Occupational Therapy. Her career in Occupational Therapy served Parkview Hospital and Pueblo Extended Care Center in Pueblo, as well as full time at Health South in Colorado Springs. As an accomplished musician she played bass with the Pueblo Symphony for 12 years. She and her husband were active volunteers for the Empty Bowl's Night in Pueblo, raising funds for the homeless. In her leisure time you could find Jennifer at her favorite Pueblo spot, the Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library. Jennifer's bright smile and quiet ways will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Rich Beruman and three children, Rich, Wesley and Hanna of Pueblo; parents, Joyce and Ben Gregor of Westcliffe, Colo. A memorial has been established for the Library Children's Department Puppet Project. Please make checks to Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library. Address to: Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library, Jennifer Gregor Memorial, 100 East Abriendo, Pueblo, Colo. 81003

Gregorich, Andrew E.
Andrew E. Gregorich - Pueblo Chieftain - November 28, 2006 - Andrew E. Gregorich, 84, of Pueblo, Colo., died peacefully on Nov. 25, 2006. Born Feb. 6, 1922, in Pueblo, he was the son of Michael and Frances Gregorich. Andy was predeceased by his brothers, Michael and Tony; sisters, Frances Grebence, Marge Butkovich, Rose Prijatel and Helen Rozich; and special brother-in-law, Eddie Prijatel. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Lena; and two sons, Andrew (Bellamay) of Tucson, Ariz., and Michael (Joanne) of Pueblo, and their children, Megan, Joseph and Catherine. He also is survived by his sisters, Ann (Norbert) Kartak, Doris Lindvay and Georgia Fogarty; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Andy served in the U.S. Navy in World War II on the USS Nevada. He was in the D-Day Invasion on Normandy Beach, June 6, 1944, and received the Jubilee of Normandy Medal. He was honorably discharged in November 1945. Andy retired from the CF&I casting foundry on April 30, 1983, after 43 years of service. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 145, and KSKJ. Andy enjoyed spending time in the outdoors and working in his yard. He always had an abundant vegetable garden and beautiful hibiscus flowers. He loved animals and was an avid fisherman. He and his wife, Lena, enjoyed dancing at the Eagles every Saturday evening. They also enjoyed their Sunday trips to Cripple Creek. Andy was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. His grandchildren were the apples of his eye, and he loved spending time with them. He had a wonderful smile and a great sense of humor, and he will be greatly missed. Viewing, 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Patrick Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Andy's memory, to the Sacred Heart Cathedral Organ Fund.

Gregorich, Frank R. Sr.
Frank R. Gregorich Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - June 27, 1998 - Frank R. Gregorich Sr., of Wetmore, passed away June 25, 1998. He was a WWII Veteran and retired from CF&I after 25 years. He was also a member of Blue Spruce Good Sams group. Preceded in death by wife, LaVera Gregorich, 1995- and stepson, Leon Kiner. Survived by children, Dorothy Goff, Shirley Roeder, Frank Gregorich Jr., Tom (Karen) Kiner, Bob Kiner, Lila (Floyd) Hastings and Wanda Kiner- 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren- and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation at the funeral home from 2-5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Monday, June 29, 1998, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Gregory, Byron
Byron Gregory - Pueblo Chieftain - February 17, 1986 - Byron Gregory, 84, born Oct. 2, 1901, in Switz City, Ind., died Feb. 15, 1986, at Pioneer Memorial Hospital, Rocky Ford. A retired automobile body and fender shop worker, Mr. Gregory had worked for most of the body and fender shops in Pueblo. He moved from Pueblo to Ordway in 1972. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Jonach Funeral Home Chapel, 303 Main, Ordway. Cremation to follow.

Gregory, Catherine V.
Catherine Vernice Gregory - Huerfano World - October 6, 1994 - Catherine Vernice Gregory, formerly of Walsenburg, died Monday, Oct. 4, 1994, in Denver. Born Feb. 14, 1908 in Dawson, NM, Mrs. Gregory taught for many years in the Huerfano public school system. She is survived by a daughter, Jacquelyn Ferndelli, Arvada; a brother, John Lynch, Hampton, VA; four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Her husband Joseph died in 1979. Funeral service will be from Augustana Lutheran Church in Denver at 10:30 a.m. Friday. Eastern Star graveside service will be in Huerfano Masonic Cemetery at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Gregory, Frank S.
Frank S. Gregory - Brandon Bell - January 9, 1914 - The woman known in Denver as Mrs. Lulu Elder, who shot and killed Frank S. Gregory in a hotel in Denver and then sent a bullet through her own brain, was really Mrs. Lola Puckett, heiress to $15,000, the existence of which she did not know, according to attorneys and friends at Las Animas.

Gregory, Patricia Darlene
Patricia Darlene Gregory – Pueblo Chieftain – October 10, 2006 - Patricia Darlene Gregory. Celebration of Life, 4 p.m. Tuesday, Belmont Church of the Nazarene, 1702 Bonforte Blvd.

Gregory, Robin Christine
Robin Christine Gregory - Pueblo Chieftain - May 25, 2006 - Robin Christine Gregory. Robin was 47 when she left for her heavenly home on Mar. 19, 2006 with family and friends by her side. She will be joining her grandparents, father, sister Colleen and infant daughter Twila. She left friends and family here who love and miss her. They include her mother Fern Scrivner, brothers Ronnie and Johnny, son Don Croy Jr., sister-in-law Deanna and nieces Christina, Cathy and Kalika of Bend, OR. Adopted family Rosie, Artie and Mervin Hicks, Willy Hinton and family, Curtis Stovall and sons Leland Millet, Dusk (Dave) Sandberg and too many more to mention. Cremation. Followed by memorial celebration and luncheon on June 1, 2006, 11am, Wild West Cowboy Church, 1025 S. Prairie.

Gregory, William J.
William J. "Bill" Gregory - Pueblo Chieftain - June 05, 2001 - William J. "Bill" Gregory, 61, passed away June 4, 2001, at Parkview hospital. Survived by his wife, Violet M. Gregory, of the family home; children, J. Thomas (Sherry) Gregory, Colorado Springs, Jennifer (Larry) Whitfield, College Station, Texas, and John W. Gregory, Colorado Springs; sisters, Ellen (Mike) Valent, Canon City, and Shirley (Donald) Shosky, Denver; brother-in-law, Emmett King, Walsenburg; sister-in-law, Thelma Gregory, Cortez, Colo.; grandchildren, Riley Gregory and Parker Gregory; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Preceded in death by his parents, James Thomas and Catherine (nee O'Neil) Gregory; sister, Frances King; and brother, James T. Gregory Jr. He was born in Ojo, Colo., on Dec. 15, 1939, and had been a resident of Pueblo the past 16 years, retiring in 1995 as an engineering technician for the Colorado Department of Transportation, after 32 years of service. Member of BPO Elks Lodge No. 90 and Eagles Aerie No. 145. At his request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2001, at First United Methodist Church, 11th and Court Streets with the Rev. Gene Hagerman officiating. Those who desire may make memorials to the American Diabetes Foundation or charity of choice through the funeral home.

Grekovakis, George
George Grekovakis – Bayfield Blade – December 8, 1916 – Pueblo – Mrs. George Grekovakis, fresh from Greece to join her husband in Salt Lake City, arrived there only to learn that he had been murdered the day before while on his way to the city to meet her. He had taken a freight train from Price, Utah, to Salt Lake and was robbed and murdered by tramps. Grekovakis formerly lived in Pueblo and local friends will take steps to care for the widow and children.

Grelle, Marie
Marie Grelle - Greeley Tribune – October 19, 2005 - June Marie Grelle, 69, of Johnstown died Thursday, Oct. 13, in Walsenburg. She was born April 6, 1936, in Ceevee, Texas. She enjoyed historical research, was very active in the community of Johnstown and was loved by everyone. Survivors are two daughters and their husbands, Rebekah and Edgar Mendez and Angela and Rick Colonell; six grandchildren, Chris, Adam, Mack, Dawn, Josh and Brandon; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Travis Russell, and her husband, Allen Grelle. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Riverside Baptist Church, 2401 Alcott St., Denver. Friends may visit from 6-9 p.m. today at the Romero Funeral Home, 4750 Tejon St., Denver.

Grenda, Anna
Anna Grenda - Pueblo Chieftain - June 14, 1987 - Anna Grenda, 84, Lakewood, and formerly of Pueblo, died along with her granddaughter, Cynthia Kay Wheeler, 27, in a three-car accident, June 9, 1987, in Lakewood. She was born in Pueblo and lived there until 1968. She is survived by sons, Robert Grenda, Orange., Calif., Ronald Grenda, Solana Beach, Calif.; daughter, Loretta Hoggatt, Lakewood; brother, Anthony J. Ponick, Pueblo; sisters, Helen Galich, Pueblo, Matilda Robertson, Detroit, Mich., and 10 grandchildren. Service for both Anna Grenda and Cynthia Kay Wheeler will be combined. Rosary, 7:30 p.m. Monday and Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Tuesday. Both services at Notre Dame Catholic Church, Denver. Interment, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wheatridge. Contributions can be made to the Sacred Heart League, Walls, Miss., 38686-0010, or to the Cynthia Kay Wheeler Memorial Fund, Highland Community College, Highland, Kan. 66035

Grenda, Eleanor
Eleanor Grenda - Pueblo Chieftain - February 09, 1986 - Eleanor Grenda. Daughter of Anna and the late John Grenda, formerly of Pueblo. Sister of Robert L. Grenda, Orange, Calif.; Ronald J. Grenda, Solana Beach, Calif.; Loretta A. Hoggatt, Lakewood. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary, 2 p.m. Sunday, Archdiocese of Denver Mortuary, 12801 W. 44th Ave., Wheatridge. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday, All Saints Church, 2559 S. Federal Blvd., Denver. Interment, Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Gress, Eleanor McClain
Eleanor McClain Gress - Fort Collins Coloradoan - July 29, 2005 - Eleanor McClain Gress, 80, passed away at home on July 25, 2005. Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Matthew J. Gress; her sons, Mike and Steve; and granddaughters, LilliAnne, Kate, Molly and Tessa. Eleanor McClain Gress was born in Trinidad in 1924. She lived in Trinidad until World War II, where she was employed at the United States Army Depot in Pueblo. She moved to Los Alamos, N.M., where she was employed by the University of California, serving with the United States Atomic Energy Commission as a secretary. She was a licensed real estate agent and broker in Ohio and New Mexico. The family moved from Santa Fe, N.M., to Fort Collins in 1980, where she has resided since. Donations may be made to the American Heart and Lung Association.

Gress, Michael John
Michael John Gress - Pueblo Chieftain - May 19, 2006 - Michael John Gress, 60, passed away May 17, 2006. Survived by his children, Katie Gress and Ali Gress, both of Rye, Colo.; twin sister, Marilyn (Ralph) Swarthout of North Pole, Alaska; brother, H. Stephen Gress of Westminster, Colo.; ex-wife, Maggie Reineke of Rye; nieces, Stephanie (Matt) Forester of Missouri, Susan (David) Fischer of North Pole and Elizabeth (Bradley) Bengford, Ellicott, Colo.; and nephew, Chris Flores of Pueblo. Preceded in death by his parents, Harold S. and Mary J. Gress. Michael was born Aug. 28, 1945, in Hollister, Calif. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and was employed by Target Distribution Center. Member of Rye United Methodist Church, Greenhorn Valley Players and Rye Booster Club. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2006, Rye United Methodist Church, with Pastor Emily Neely officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Greenhorn Valley Players or Bonfils Blood Center, direct or through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors.

Gretch, Michael
Michael Gretch – Akron Weekly Pioneer Press – May 7, 1915 – Two Killed by Mine Blast – Walsenburg. – An explosion of unknown origin in the first and second entries of the Mutual mine, two miles west of Walsenburg, instantly killed two men and injured two. The dead are: Michael Sparks, single, 28 years old, and Michael Gretch, married 38 years old. The injured are: William Coleman, slightly; Stanley Smolski, seriously. The men had gone into the mine but a few minutes before the explosion. The explosion shook the mine buildings.

Gretch, Mike
Mike Gretch - Walsenburg World - May 8, 1915 - Explosion In Mutual Mine - Explosion in Mutual Mine, 2 miles west of Walsenburg occurred about 1:20 Sunday afternoon, instantly killing 2 men and wounding 2 men. The dead men are Mike Sparks, a single man aged 28 years and Mike Gretch, a married man aged 38 years. Injured men are William Coleman and Stanly Smolsky, the first slightly injured and the latter more seriously. The explosion was felt at the mine office and the clerk notified the superintendent, Clyde Caballiet who was at the boarding house. Walsen and Robinson Mines were called for the rescue crew. First aid crew was on the scene in 20 minutes. A pumper, Charles Woolman was in the mine away from the explosion and started out. He assisted Coleman into the cage and brought him out. The rescue team brought out the others. Mutual Mine is owned by Mutual Coal Co. of Denver.

Gretton, Keith A.
Keith A. Gretton - Pueblo Chieftain - April 18, 1986 - Keith A. Gretton, born May 27, 1960, died at the home of his parents, Jerry and Mary Gretton, 3400 W. 10th, on April 17, 1986. In addition to his parents, Keith is survived by a sister, Mrs. Randolph Whitney; one niece, Jessica Ann Whitney; one nephew, Caleb Joshua Whitney; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. A memorial service will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bethany Lutheran Church, 1802 Sheridan Road, with the Rev. Ralph Weinhold presiding. It was Keith's and his family's request that, instead of flower memorials, donations in his memory be made either to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 102 W. Orman, Pueblo, Colo. 81004, or to the National Federation for the Blind, 705 Hunter Drive, Apt. 1006, Pueblo, Colo. 81001.

Greve, Albert J.
Albert J. Greve – Del Norte San Juan Prospector – November 15, 1918 – Pithy News Notes From All Parts of Colorado – Three Colorado boys missing in action are reported in the casualty lists made public by the war department. They are Troy J. Martin, Seibert; Lewis C. Peterson, Snyder, and Thybo A. Peterson, Pueblo. Among the dead of disease is Albert J. Greve, Pueblo. Sergt. N. G. Robinson, Fruita, is sick in hospital, having previously been reported missing in action.

Greve, Albert J.
Albert J. Greve - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - November 15, 1918 - Three Colorado boys missing in action are reported in the casualty lists made public by the war department. They are Troy J. Martin, Seibert; Lewis C. Peterson, Snyder, and Thybo A. Peterson, Pueblo. Among the dead of disease is Albert J. Greve [may be Grove] Pueblo; Sergt. N. G. Robinson, Fruita, is sick in hospital, having previously been reported missing in action

Greve, Harry H. Jr.
Harry H. Greve Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - October 21, 2000 - Harry H. Greve Jr., 68, resident of Santa Fe, N.M., since 1964, passed away Oct. 17, 2000, following a lengthy illness. He was born in Pueblo, where he attended grade school and high school. Following graduation, he entered the Air Force. After his military duties were completed, Harry attended Pueblo Junior College and Gunnison College. Most of his employment years were spent in the banking industry, working for the Federal Reserve Bank in Denver, Colo. He served as vice president and auditor of Santa Fe National Bank, retiring in 1980. He was active in the Gem and Mineral Club and in the Search and Rescue. He was a lecturer for numerous banks in the northwestern part of the United States. Harry is survived by his sister, Harriet Ann "Pat" (Robert) Nitardy of Lakewood, Colo.; nephew, Steven (Terrie) Nitardy and their daughter, Ashley, of Lyle, Minn. Visitation will be Sunday, Oct. 22, 2000, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23, 2000, at Roselawn Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Enck officiating.

Grey, Lawrence O.
Lawrence O. Grey - Pueblo Chieftain - October 17, 2001 - Lawrence O. Grey, 83, of Pueblo West, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 16, 2001. Born Aug. 28, 1918, in Joliet, Ill., to the union of Jane Novak and Fred Grey. He was retired from Commonwealth Edison Power Company after many years of service. He is a veteran of the RCAF and USAF where he served in World War II, European Theatre as an escort, transport and fighter pilot. Mr. Grey was a member of the Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West. He enjoyed motorcycling and just having coffee with his friends. Preceded in death by his former wife, Verna, and brother-in-law, Kenneth Baxter. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 17 years, Marilyn; children, John (Laura) Grey, Thomas (Nancy) Grey, Pat (Richard) Reynolds, Larry (Ruth) Grey and Bill Grey; stepsons, Michael (Michelle) Cron, Mark (Tami) Cron, Matthew (Joy) Cron and Mitchell (Mary) Cron; sister, Lucille Baxter; brothers, J. Earl (Rita) Grey and Fred (Harriett) Grey; 18 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001, at the Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West. Military honors will be provided by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests any donations be made to the Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West Memorial Fund, or the Alzheimer's Association, Rocky Mountain Chapter Inc. 789 Sherman Street, Suite 500, Denver, CO 80203-3532, or to the American Diabetes Association, P. O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720.

Grey, Thomas
Thomas Grey - Huerfano World - May 28, 1992 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1908: Thomas Grey of Grey and Miskel, retail liquor dealers on West Seventh below the C&S tracks, committed suicide in the rear of the saloon. [Editor's Note: Thomas Grey died May 25, 1908. Obituary listed Walsenburg World, May 28, 1908, Page 1.]

Grey, Verna Fae
Verna Fae Parkhurst Grey - Pueblo Chieftain - August 12, 1997 - Cary, Ill. - Verna Fae Parkhurst Grey, 79, passed away Aug. 7, 1997. Born on April 8, 1918, at Wilmette, Ill. World War II Navy veteran, pharmacist mate, second class. Survived by sons, John (Laura) Parkhurst Grey, Crystal Lake- Thomas Andrew (Nancy) Grey, Wonder Lake, Lawrence Orin (Ruth) Grey Jr., Madison, Ill., William David Grey, Crystal Lake- daughter, Patricia Ann (Richard) Reynolds, Sharon, Utah- sister, Vera (Tom) Piatt, Mission Viejo, Calif.- 13 grandchildren- and many loving nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by brothers, Harold Archambault and General Don Parkhurst. Services and interment were private.

Grgich, Pete
Pete Grgich - Pueblo Chieftain - July 10, 1986 - Pete Grgich, 93, passed away July 7. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary Catholic Church. Interment, North St. Mary Cemetery with UMWA graveside services.



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