The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Heldridge, Martha
Martha Heldridge - Colorado Springs Gazette - September 16, 2006 - Martha Heldridge passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 from natural causes. During her last hours she was surrounded by family until she left to be with the Lord in heaven. She was born June 12, 1922 in Trinidad, CO to Antonio Cordova and Eutila Silva. Martha was a resident of Colorado since 1956 and spent many winters in Lake Havasu, AZ with her husband Verlyn Heldridge who preceded her in death. She is survived by her four children: Louise Jacoby (Cliff), Harry Ramirez (Sue), January Hinkle (Gary), and Veronica Hemingson (Wayne).Also surviving are numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. Martha owned and operated the Chipita Garden Inn Mexican Restaurant for 20 years and has been retired since 1983. Martha was pleased with the success of her restaurant and wishes to thank all her customers for their patronage and friendship. Martha was active and liked boating, playing golf, aerobics, and swimming. She loved to take her grandchildren and great-grandchildren fishing. She enjoyed shopping and going out for lunch. Martha was a wife, mother, grandparent and friend. She will be immensely missed by her loved ones. A viewing will be held on Sunday, September 17, 2006 from 2:00-6:00 p.m. and the Memorial Service will be on Monday, September 18, 2006 at 1:00 p.m., both at Swan Law Funeral Home. Immediately following the service will be a Christian burial at Evergreen Cemetery 1005 S. Hancock Ave. We encourage all correspondence and floral arrangements to be sent to Swan Law Funeral Home 501 N. Cascade Ave.

Helgoe, Ruby
Ruby Helgoe - Pueblo Chieftain - February 20, 2003 - Ruby Helgoe, 67, passed away Feb. 18, 2003. Preceded in death by her husband, Orlin M. Helgoe. Survived by her son, Orlin (Bonnie) Helgoe; daughters, Kimberly Gerald, Tammy (Floyd) Cape and Robin Faricy; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Friday, Broadway Christian Church, 206 Broadway.

Heller, Albert D.
Albert D. Heller - Pueblo Chieftain - October 11, 1972 - Albert D. Heller, resident of Pueblo for many years and lately of Olney Springs, Colo., passed away in a local hospital Tuesday, Oct. 10, 1972. Father of Mrs. Ethel Speir, Colorado Springs; Mrs. Hazel Dalhoff, Chelan, Wash.; David Heller, Montrose, Colo.; Glenn Heller, Parker, Colo., and Orval and Wilford Heller, both of Pueblo; grandfather of 25; great-grandfather of 36; brother of Mrs. Florence Laughtry, Norton, Kan.; Mrs. Edith Gossett, Pocahontas, Ark., and Oscar Heller, Almena, Kan. Predeceased by his wife, Mrs. Iva Goldie Heller, Sept. 2, 1963, and son, Phillip Wilford Heller, Aug. 8, 1961. Mr. Heller was born in Almena, Kan., Nov. 6, 1892, and came to Colorado in a covered wagon in 1922 at which time he homesteaded in the mountains southeast of Westcliffe. He moved to Pueblo during World War II. Services will be held in the Rouch Chapel at 1 p.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Gary W. Grey officiating. Interment in Rosita Cemetery, Rosita.

Heller, Iva Goldie
Mrs. Iva Goldie Heller - Pueblo Chieftain - September 3, 1963 - Mrs. Iva Goldie Heller, local hospital Monday. She is survived by her husband, Albert David Heller, 2901 Court St., and the following named children; Mrs. Ethel Stevens, Victor, Colo., Orval Heller, David, Wilford and Glenn Heller, Pueblo and Mrs. Hazel Dalhoff, Chelan, Wash. Another son, Phillip Wilford Heller died in Pueblo, August 8, 1962. Also survived by 22 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mrs. Heller came to Colorado in a covered wagon from Kansas and had been a resident of Pueblo the past twenty years. Services will be in the chapel of the Rouch Funeral Home Wednesday 1 p.m. with interment at the Rosita Cemetery.

Heller, Orval A.
Orval A. Heller - Pueblo Chieftain - January 14, 1979 - Orval A. Heller, 910 E. 13th, passed away at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital, Jan. 13, 1979. Survived by his wife, Mrs. Ruth A. Heller of the family home; two sons, Donald M. Adair, Holly, and William Adair, Houston, Texas; seven grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Mrs. Ethel Spier, Colorado Springs, Mrs. Hazel Dalhoff, Washington, Wilford Heller, Pueblo, Glenn Heller, Parker, Colo., and David Heller, Olathe, Colo. And numerous nieces and nephews. He was born April 25, 1915, in Norton County, Kan., and had been a Pueblo resident for many years serving as groundskeeper for St. Mary-Corwin Hospital for the past 17 years. Service 1 p.m. Tuesday, Rouch Chapel, Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Helm, Jerry W.
Jerry W. Helm - The Daily Democrat - September 16, 2002 -Woodland, Yolo County, California - Jerry W. Helm died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2002 at Walnut Whitney Convalescent Home in Carmichael of lung cancer, at age 68. He and his twin brother were born to Margaret (Goodfellow) and Roger Helm in Jackson County, Okla., Aug. 6, 1934. Helm was raised in Pueblo, Colo., graduating from Central High School and then attending college there. He began his career in theater in high school and received a scholarship to the Pasadena Playhouse. He also attended James Dean Theater School throughout his life. Helm worked professionally in theater, radio, television and film as a member of the Screen Actors Guild. As a young man he also worked in heavy construction, including the Glen Canyon Dam. Helm loved motorcycles and sports cars and raced Austin-Healys and crewed for other racing teams out of Southern California in the 1950s and 1960s. Helm met and married Ellen O'Kelly in Hollywood in 1964. They honeymooned, camping outside of their Austin-Healy on the Southern California coast and at Yosemite. Helm worked at UC Los Angeles and then took a job in the Dramatic Art Department at UC Davis in 1967. He taught and ran the scene shop, retiring in 1991. His hobbies included learning, telling stories, traveling on the Pacific Coast, hiking, camping, gardening, roses, fishing, architecture, art, cooking, breadmaking, airplanes, and flying, driving, woodworking and boat building. Helm was a voracious reader and member of the Friends of the Yolo County Library. He was instrumental in restoring the Woodland Opera House and was a member of the Opera House Board. He was also an active Woodland Swim Team parent, volunteer for the Yolo County Historical Society and served on the 2001-2002 Yolo County Grand Jury. Helm loved the Nevada City area and spent as much time as he could visiting in the 1970s and 1980s and more recently, visiting his in-laws and his daughter's family there. Helm was preceded by his parents and by his brothers and sisters Jimmy, Peggy and Patty. He is survived by his loving wife Ellen; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer Ellen and Vance Arlie Goss and grandsons Will and Tom of Nevada City; daughter and son-in-law, Annabel and Andries Fourie of Davis; sisters and brothers, Willie Randol, Donna Ayers, Jerry Helm, Tom Helm Sr., and their families; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Michele and Jim Miller of Woodland, sister-in-law Katie O'Kelly of Burlingame, nieces Renae Miller, Teresa Childers and husband Morgan and their children, all of Woodland; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. A memorial and internment will be held at a later date. Donations may be made in his memory to the Woodland Opera House or a charity of choice. Hooper and Weaver Mortuary of Nevada City is assisting the family with arrangements.

Helm, William
William Helm - Yuma Pioneer - February 4, 1910 - Primero Coal Mine Disaster - Horrible Gas Explosion in Colorado Fuel & Iron Company's Mine - May Be Over 100 Dead - Rescue Workers Find Twenty-Four Dead Bodies and One Man Alive - Primero, Colo., Feb. 1 (Tuesday) - Over 100 men are believed killed by a terrific explosion in the Primero mine of the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company at 4:30 yesterday afternoon. Note: William Helm is listed among the dead of the Primero Mine disaster of January 31, 1910 through the Denver Public Library's collection entitled "Colorado Mining Fatalities." It lists William Helm as an American, age 25, and single. He was working as an electrician for Colorado Fuel & Iron, and the cause of death was listed as an explosion of gas and dust. For complete coverage of this disaster go to: http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/primero.html

Helmann, Adam Edward
Adam Edward Helmann - Wray Rattler - December 06, 1917 - Murder, Suicide and Robberies - Pueblo – A suicide, a murder and two robberies featured Thanksgiving day in Pueblo. Adam Edward Helmann, aged 55 years for twenty-three years a watchman at the Pueblo smelter, shot and killed himself, presumably over worries over financial difficulties. Jose Martinez, aged 35, was shot and killed by an unknown assassin. A local dry goods store was robbed of $2,200 worth of silk goods and one automobile was stolen.

Helmick, Terry Eugene
Terry Eugene Helmick - Pueblo Chieftain - July 15, 2004 - Terry Eugene Helmick, 52, of Pueblo West, passed away July 13, 2004. Survived by his wife, Linda E. Helmick; daughter, Beth Anne (Sam) Longoria; granddaughters, Seneca Rene and Serafina Michelle Longoria of Lacey, Wash.; mother, Nadine Helmick of Chugiak, Alaska; aunt, Jean (Andy) Summerlin of Cookson, Okla.; siblings, Stephen L. (Patricia) Helmick of Pueblo West, Raymond W. (Della) Helmick of Tucson, Ariz., Keith D. (Brenda) Helmick of Pueblo, Marlene L. (Michael) Hughes of Chugiak, Alaska, and Kenneth L. (Janet) Helmick of Pueblo; numerous loving nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his father, Wayne E. Helmick; and brother, Ronald Wayne Helmick. Terry was born June 13, 1952, in Welch, Okla. He served in the U.S. Navy and was employed with the Department of Defense at the Pueblo Chemical Depot for over 25 years. Terry was a dedicated, loving son, brother, husband, father and grandfather. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home with the family present from 4 to 6 p.m. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team and interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Terry's name to the National Psoriasis Foundation through the funeral home.

Helmick, Wayne E.
Wayne E. Helmick - Pueblo Chieftain - August 05, 2001 - Age 73, passed away Aug. 2, 2001. Among his survivors are his children, Steve (Pat) Helmick, Raymond (Della) Helmick, Terry (Linda) Helmick, Keith (Sue) Helmick, Marlene (Michael) Hughes and Kenneth (Janet) Helmick. Preceded in death by his son, Ronnie W. Helmick. The family will receive friends and relatives 2 p.m. today at 2631 Norwich for a memorial dinner.

Helms, Frances M.
Frances M. Helms - Pueblo Chieftain - August 27, 2000 - Frances M. Helms, 88, of Pueblo and Colorado Springs, passed away Aug. 20, 2000. Survived by son, Milton (Judie) Helms; daughter, Phyllis (Eddie) Bailey; grandsons, Brad (Tonja) Helms, Randy Helms, T.J. Bailey and Matt Bailey; and great-grandson, Taylor Helms. Predeceased by husband, Taylor Helms; sister, Edna Howell; and parents, Sandy and Lillian McQueen. Graveside service, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2000, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Blvd., Suite 600, Colorado Springs, CO 80907 or Colorado Boys Ranch, 28071 Highway 109, La Junta, CO 81050.

Helms, Iris Virginia
Iris Virginia (Allen) Helms - Guymon Daily Herald – September 30, 2004 - Guymon, OK - Iris (Allen) Helms, 86, passed away Aug. 30, 2004, at the Harper Hospital. She was born Nov. 6, 1917, the daughter of Leon and Lola (Rogers) Allen of Guymon. Iris graduated from Guymon High School and married Stanley Brecheen, also of Guymon. The couple first lived at the Allen Ranch in Beaver County, before moving to Fort Collins, Colo. Upon returning to Guymon, they adopted an infant daughter, Judith Ann, born Sept. 17, 1946, in Guymon. In 1951, Iris moved to Cherokee, where she owned and managed the Ideal Hotel for many years. She married Ross Helms in 1953 and their son, Leon Allen Helms was born Nov. 11, 1954, in Cherokee. In 1985, Iris moved to Anthony, Kan. to be near her daughter and grandchildren. In her retirement years, she continued to grow beautiful iris and roses, and knitted an unknown number of afghans for family members and others. She was a voracious reader, traveled widely throughout the US, Canada, and Europe, and was a faithful supporter of numerous charitable organizations. Iris is survived by her daughter, Judi "Brecheen" Lewis and children, Summer (Lewis) Henry and Jason Lewis; grandchildren, Kara and Bryan Helms; niece, Sandra (Allen) Powell, and children, Chris Julie and Laurie Perkins; and nephew, Blake Allen, his wife Linda, and daughter Kacey. Iris was preceded in death by her parents, son, Allen Helms, brother, Robert "Bob" Allen and his wife Francis, and a special aunt and uncle, Hiram and Mozelle (Allen) Salley. Cremation has taken place as Iris wished. There will be no local memorial service. A celebration of life and scattering of ashes will be held by a gathering of family members at a later date in Cuchara, Colo. a place cherished by the Allen family since the 1930s as a summer home.

Helphingstine, Hazel
Hazel Helphingstine - Pueblo Chieftain - November 17, 1999 - Hazel Helphingstine, 84, passed away Nov. 14, 1999. Graveside service, 1 p.m. Thursday at Fairmount Cemetery. There will be no public visitation.

Helphingstine, Viola Victoria
Viola Victoria Martin Lair Helphingstine - Pueblo Chieftain - March 11, 2004 - Viola Victoria Martin Lair Helphingstine, 82, went to be with the Lord on the tenth day of March, 2004. She is survived by two daughters, Blenda Bracco of Pueblo, and Arlis Smith of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and five sons, Lawrence Lair, Brookline, Mo., Gale Helphingstine, Indianapolis, Ind., Eldon Helphingstine, Rawlings, N.Y., Bernard (Sharon) Helphingstine, Falmouth, Ky., Thomas (Roseann) Helphingstine, Cedaredge, Colo.; 25 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren whom she enjoyed very much. Three sisters, Doris Wiley, Stockton, Calif., Alice (Emory) Hubbard, Tehacepi, Calif., Freda (Laverne) Hoefrer, Folsom, N.M., two brothers, Lloyd (Jo) Martin, Crosbyton, Texas, Harold (Barbara) Martin of Center, Colo. She is preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Mae (Gillespie) Martin; sisters, Norma June Martin and Hazel Ford; brothers, Wayne and Glenard Martin; son, Fred Helphingstine; and daughter, Loretta (Lair) Lane; grandson, Anthony Helphingstine; and son-in-law, Ralph Bracco. She retired from the state hospital in 1988. Some of her favorite pastimes include crocheting, doing puzzles and the fellowship of the church. Those who know and loved her will miss her dearly. Visitation, 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, T.G. McCarthy Chapel. Interment, 11 a.m. Saturday, at Springfield Cemetery, in Springfield, Colo. Donations may be may made to the Alzheimer's Association or Living Faith Foursquare Church in Viola's name.

Helton, Leora Mae
Leora Mae Helton - Pueblo Chieftain - June 01, 2000 - Leora Mae Helton, 84, of Canon City, formerly of Florence, passed away May 29, 2000. Born March 19, 1916, in Elk City, Okla., to Thomas and Phebe (Seaton) Fulton. Leora moved to Canon City in 1932 with her family and worked in the school cafeterias in Canon City for several years. She was a member of Elkettes No. 611 in Florence, VFW Auxiliary in Canon City, Royal Gorge Grange 382 and TOPS club. She was a homemaker and worked for RE-1 school district in the food service area. Leora loved sewing, bowling and going to her TOPS and then KOPS meetings. In 1938, she married Edward Lawrence, who was killed during WWII. She married Fred Helton in 1947; he preceded her in death in 1985. Leora is also preceded in death by her parents; son, Gene; sisters, Lena Pearl Fulton and Effie Schneider; brother, Dean Fulton; and great-granddaughter, Jamie Caretto. Survived by daughter, Mickey (Gene) Tollis, Canon City; grandson, Stephen (Betty) Tollis, Cheyenne; granddaughter, Gena (James) Caretto, Pueblo West; great-grandchildren, Brittany and Eric Tollis, Cheyenne, and Tony Caretto, Pueblo West; sister, Ollie Elley, Canon City; two brothers, Troy (Carol) Fulton, Palco, Kansas, and Glen (Kay) Fulton, Ordway; sister-in-law, Josie Fulton, Canon City; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Thursday, June 1, 2000, Holt Chapel of the Garden, pastor John McDonald officiating. Interment at Lakeside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Landon Hall in Denver through the funeral home.

Helvey, Jeffrey Wayne
Jeffrey Wayne Helvey - Pueblo Chieftain - August 27, 2002 - Jeffrey Wayne Helvey, 37, passed away Aug. 24, 2002, in Pueblo, Colo. Jeff was born in St. Louis, Mo., where he taught a local soccer league. After moving to Pueblo he became active in high school sports. He graduated from South High School and went on to serve six years in the Army National Guard. He enjoyed many hobbies - speed skating, fishing and was an avid Broncos fan. First and foremost, Jeff loved his family and knew the meaning of a good friend. He is preceded in death by grandmother, Emma Jolly; step grandmother, Violet Williams; and brother, Raymond James Helvey. He is survived by his loving wife of 11 years, Kim (Balk) Helvey; daughter, Courtnee Helvey; son, Keannan Mino; mother, Linda (Ed) Williams; father, Paul (Brenda) Helvey Sr.; sisters, Sheila Helvey and Angela Helvey; brother, Paul “P.J.” (Lisa) Helvey; goddaughter, Jenice; brother-in-law, Gregg (Raeann Martinez) Balk; father-in-law, Dale Balk; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He is also survived by special friends, Dennis Martinez, Art Alarid and Kevin Lawson. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Jeff Helvey Memorial Fund at Sunwest Educational Credit Union, 4141 Sovereign Circle, Pueblo, CO 81005. Visitation, 4 to 7 p.m. today at T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home. Recitation of the rosary, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2002, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Helvie, Joshua Patrick Allen
Joshua Patrick Allen Helvie - Pueblo Chieftain - June 21, 1998 - Joshua Patrick Allen Helvie, June 17, 1998. Survived by his mother, Claudia Marie Griffith- father, Jeffrey D. Helvie- and brother, Nicholas Patrick Vigil. Graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Mountain View Cemetery with the Rev. Jon Winans officiating. (Please enter west Acero gates).

Helwig, Paul D.
Paul D. Helwig - Colorado Springs Gazette - March 6, 2008 - December 1, 1912-March 4, 2008. Paul D. Helwig, 95, was born December 1, 1912, in Denver, CO, and passed away March 4, 2008. As a child, he was reared with his brother and sister on a ranch owned and operated by his mother in Savory, WY. He later attended the University of Wyoming. In 1933, he moved to Hayden, CO, where he met his wife Jeanne Harmon. They were married for 72 years. While in Hayden, Paul owned a men's clothing store for several years before the outbreak of WWII. He later was employed by Mountain Bell and served in various capacities in the small towns of Colorado. In Telluride, he traveled in his telephone truck and by horseback, narrow gauge railroad, and even on snow shoes and skis to maintain telephone lines. Later, Paul served as the Mountain Bell manager in such towns as Idaho Springs, Monte Vista, Trinidad, and Boulder. During his time, he and his wife had two sons, Norman and Roger. In 1954, the family moved to Colorado Springs and lived in Skyway Park. Both of his sons graduated from Cheyenne Mountain High School. He retired from US West in 1972 and was a faithful member of the First Presbyterian Church. His son Roger, an Air Force pilot, was killed in 1969 during the Viet Nam War. Paul Helwig is survived by a host of friends and relatives who loved him, including his wife Jeanne, his son Norman, his daughter-in-law Carol Ann Wheeler-Helwig, his granddaughter Christine Allison, and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 7, at 10:30 AM at the First Presbyterian Church at 219 E. Bijou Street. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Deacon's Fund at First Presbyterian Church.

Helzer, Evelyn
Evelyn Helzer - Pueblo Chieftain - July 21, 2001 - Evelyn Helzer, 84, of Pueblo, formerly of Fort Collins, Colo., passed away July 19, 2001. Born Aug. 28, 1916, in Berthoud, Colo. Preceded in death by her husband, Peter Bigner; son, Donald L. Bigner; grandson, Troy Alan Bigner. Survived by children, Robert R. (Becky) Bigner, Pueblo; Pete E. Bigner, Albuquerque, N.M.; Phyllis A. Jones, Anchorage, Alaska; sister, Lorraine Mueller, Scottsbluff, Neb.; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Evelyn graduated Practical School of Nursing in Alliance, Neb., and loved crafts and crocheting dolls. Viewing, 2-5 p.m. today at Warren Bohlender, 121 Olive St., in Fort Collins. Funeral services, 10 a.m. Monday, July 23, 2001, at the funeral home, conducted by her nephew, Rev. Richard Eisenach of Parachute, Colo. Graveside services, 2:30 p.m. Monday at Lakeview Cemetery in Torrington, Wyo.

Helzer, Suzanne
Suzanne Holmes Helzer - Pueblo Chieftain - November 26, 2003 - Suzanne Holmes Helzer passed away Nov. 22, 2003 in Scottsdale, Ariz. She is survived by her husband, Robert D. Helzer; and children, Douglas (Jackie) Helzer, Pueblo, James (Barbara) Helzer and Thomas (Pamela) Helzer, both of Aurora. Grandmother of Madison and Jackson; Eryn, John, Gina and Jake; and Danielle and Gabrielle. Also survived by special cousins, Colleen Gereleman, Patricia Overton and Robert Walters. Suzanne was born in Lincoln, Neb., and moved to Denver when she was very young. She graduated from South High School in Denver in 1953, and graduated from Denver University in 1957, with a degree in Anthropology. Her background fostered an interest in Southwest Indian art and culture. This led her to open a Southwest Indian shop in Larimer Square in Denver. In 1989, she moved to Pueblo with her husband, Bob, to be close to their ranch in Rye. She enjoyed riding horses and once in a while fly-fishing. The Arizona Desert was also one of her special places and she became a part-time resident in Scottsdale. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved spending time with her many friends in Pueblo and Denver. Suzanne was a member of Christ the King Church parish where services will be held. Memorial Mass, 10:30 a.m. Monday. The Family will receive friends at the home of Doug and Jackie Helzer, 4808 Jasmine Court, immediately following the service. The family requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Pueblo in care of the funeral home office.

Hembrey, J. Raymond
J. Raymond Hembrey - Pueblo Chieftain - January 28, 1999 - J. Raymond Hembrey of Canon City. Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, at Christ Episcopal Church in Canon City with Father Mark Mayer officiating. Inurnment following the service. Visitation today and Friday until 8:30 p.m. at the Holt Family Funeral Home.

Hemick, Jack A.
Jack A. Hemick - Pueblo Chieftain - December 19, 2000 - Jack A. Hemick passed away Dec. 17, 2000, in Pueblo. Jack was born Aug. 24, 1916, in Pueblo, to Benjamin and Pauline Calvert Hemick. He was employed as a machinist for the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad for many years before his retirement. He was a member of Silver State Lodge No. 95 AF&AM, the Al Kaly Shrine, and the Sheriff's Posse. His survivors include his wife, Alice; daughter, Jackie M. (Charles) Brown, of Oklahoma; grandchildren, Charles (Tammy) Brown, of Pueblo, Alden (Georgia) Brown, of Texas, Elizabeth (Joel) Alexander, Wilbert (Lisa) Brown and John (Erin) Brown, all of Oklahoma; four great-grandchildren; his sister, Helen Malott, of Oklahoma; as well as nieces, nephews and other relatives. Mr. Hemick will lie in state from noon until 6 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. until noon on Wednesday at the mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2000, in Our Lady of the Meadows Catholic Church, 23 Starling Drive, with Rev. Mr. Richard Oreskey officiating. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.

Hemmings, Mary Ann
Mary Ann Hemmings - Pueblo Chieftain - October 01, 2001 - Mary Ann Hemmings, 65, of Pueblo West, born on Sept. 30, 1935, in Louisville, Ky., passed away Sept. 24, 2001. Survived by her husband, George Arthur Hemmings III; children, Thomas Edward (Dede) Hemmings of Hampton Cove, Ala., and Anneliese Hemmings of Colorado Springs, Colo.; grandchildren, Thomas Chase Hemmings and Matthew Ryan Hemmings of Hampton Cove, Ala.; brother, John L. Jaeger Jr., of Louisville, Ky.; and her mother, Mary D. Jaeger of Louisville, Ky. Cremation. Mass of Resurrection to celebrate Mary Ann's life will be Oct. 1, 2001, 2 p.m., at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Pueblo West, officiated by Rev. Michael DeSciose. The family will receive friends in the church foyer before the Mass. Private inurnment at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul's Building Fund, 3130 Morris Ave., Pueblo, Colo., 81008; Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 704 Elmhurst Place, Pueblo, Colo., 81004; or Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Springs, Colo., 80903.

Hemphill, Elizabeth
Elizabeth (Betty) Hemphill - Pueblo Chieftain - May 21, 2002 - Elizabeth (Betty) Hemphill passed away May 19, 2002. She is survived by son, Gary Hemphill; sisters Jean (Bob) Christenson and Vi (Fred) Melton; and brother, Louis August. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hemphill. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church. At her request, cremation will take place. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Friday at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels and Westminster Presbyterian Church.

Hemphill, Robert E.
Robert E. Hemphill - Huerfano World - February 18, 1993 - Councilman Hemphill dead at 55 - Walsenburg City Councilman and former mayor Robert "Bob" E. Hemphill, 55, died Feb. 12, 1993 in St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo. He suffered an aneurysm to the brain at his home Feb. 10. Born Mar. 5, 1937, in Greeno, OK, after attending school he entered the Army, serving from 1959 to 1962 and attaining the rank of Specialist Four in the Corps of Engineers. After his discharge he became a teacher, first in Kansas for several years. He married the former Madalyn Abrahams in Guymon, OK, July 22, 1966 and they moved to Walsenburg in 1970. While teaching here he acquired his master's degree at the University of Southern Colorado in 1973. He retired last May after 25 years as an industrial arts teacher at Walsenburg's John Mall High School. Mr. Hemphill served as mayor of Walsenburg in 1975 and 1976 and was serving his second term as city councilman from Ward 11. He was a member of Walsenburg Golf Club and an avid gun collector, hunter and fisherman. Survivors include his wife, Madalyn, Walsenburg; two daughters, Robin Hemphill, Walsenburg and Christine Kay, Kailua, HI; three brothers, Samuel Hemphill, Upton, WY, David Hemphill, Tucson, AZ and John Hemphill, Forgan, OK; a sister, Mary Ruth Applegate, Omaha, NE; numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation. A memorial service was held in the gymnasium of Walsenburg's John Mall High School Monday afternoon. J.M. Antle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Hemrick, David J.
David J. Hemrick - Pueblo Chieftain - December 12, 1998 - David J. Hemrick, 63, passed away after a long illness on Dec. 10, 1998. Born on June 27, 1935. Predeceased by parents, John and Catherine Hemrick. Survived by children, Karolyn Young, Colorado Springs, Donna Black, Fort Collins, and Gary Hemrick, Arlington, Texas- and grandchildren, Brandon and Brian Young and Mark Black. Also survived by sisters, Helen (Howard) McKee and Martha (Phil) Rodacy of Pueblo, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Services, Monday, Dec. 14, 1998, 10 a.m., at Holy Family Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Hendel, George
George Hendel - Creede Candle - October 23, 1920 - George Hendel, 21, died at St. Mary's hospital as the result of injuries sustained when he fell ninety feet from a wooden railing upon a concrete floor at the Pueblo four mill, where he was employed. His neck was broken.

Henderson, Alex
Alex Henderson - Huerfano World - February 28, 2002 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1897: Alex Henderson, a miner from Pictou, was killed in a railroad accident at Mayne.

Henderson, Bruce D.
Bruce D. Henderson - Pueblo Chieftain - December 17, 2004 - Bruce D. Henderson, 82, passed away Dec. 15, 2004. Survived by his wife, Harriett L. Henderson; children, Denise L. Henderson, Brad L. (Lisa) Henderson, Mark E. (Diane) Henderson and Eric D. (Madeline) Henderson; sisters, LaVona (John) Thomas, Donna (Kenneth) Jackson and Maragene (Lloyd) Shore; grandchildren, Max, Tory, Zane, Eliza, Taylor, Grant and Lauren Henderson; and numerous nieces and nephews. Bruce was born to Holger and Iva Mae Henderson on April 5, 1922, in Pueblo. He served his country in World War II with the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne. He was a member of Parkhill Baptist Church. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Brad Henderson officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Henderson, Catherine Ella Brown
Catherine Ella Brown Henderson - Colorado Springs Gazette - February 28, 2007 - Catherine Ella Brown Henderson of Colorado Springs left this life peacefully on February 24, 2007, at the age of 89. Her family extends their gratitude to "Catherine's Angels," the four care-givers whose assistance allowed Catherine to remain at home in her final time. Catherine was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho on November 1, 1917. She graduated at the top of her class from Las Animas High School and was awarded a scholarship to Colorado College, where she majored in Business and Banking, and was active in Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Through a sorority sister, Catherine met her future husband, William C. Henderson, also a CC student. Upon graduating Colorado College, as a Phi Beta Kappa with cum laude honors, Catherine was granted a fellowship to attend Duke University in Durham, NC. Although she enjoyed the south, her future husband, Bill Henderson, wooed her to return to Colorado Springs, where she completed her Masters Degree in Business and Economics at Colorado College. She and Bill were later married in Phoenix, Arizona, and after World War II, returned to Colorado Springs where they both spent the rest of their lives. Catherine's business education was put to good use maintaining the books for the family business, Pikes Peak Photo. She also supported her husband's political career when he served as Colorado Springs City Councilman and Mayor during the 1950's and 1960's. Catherine valued history, and belonged to two Questors Antique Study Clubs, DAR, and the El Paso Posse Club. She was an avid collector of antique fairy lamps, silver souvenir spoons, covered animal dishes, antique thimbles, and angels of all sorts. Catherine also enjoyed art and photography, and her china painting projects not only added beauty to her home, but were recognized with Colorado State Fair awards. She loved flowers, and cultivated magnificent iris beds and beautifully manicured lawns surrounding her home on Union Boulevard. Catherine was an accomplished cook, preparing fresh fried trout, buttermilk biscuits and homemade wild raspberry jam on a wood fired cookstove at the family's cabin at Carroll Lakes near Woodland Park. Catherine was preceded in death by her husband, William Henderson, who died in 1989. She was also preceded in death by her parents Margaret and Wilson R. Brown of Las Animas, Colorado. Catherine is survived by her two daughters, Cherith Henderson Marchase (Anthony), of Salida, and Judith Henderson Schwall (Thomas) of Steamboat Springs. Catherine loved her four grandchildren and great grandson: Judy's children, Marlies Ravenscroft Lepore (Chris) of Denver, and their 14 month old son, Luc; Catherine May Ravenscroft of Leadville; and Cherith's children, Christopher Marchase of Denver, and Matthew Marchase of Fort Collins. She is also survived by her sister, Evelyn Brown Young Weiler, and one niece, Janet Young, both of Colorado Springs. Leading a selfless life for others, Catherine's husband and family always came first. Catherine's life was an example of beauty and brains, with caring and devotion to family, and an abiding trust in a gentle and loving God. Catherine, beloved mother, wife, sister, will be dearly missed by her family. Our earthly loss is Heaven's gain, so may she soar with the angels. A visitation will be held Wednesday, February 28, 2007 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Swan-Law Funeral Home, 501 North Cascade Ave. Services will be held Thursday, March 1, 2007 at Evergreen Cemetery at 10:00 a.m.

Henderson, Edward
Edward Henderson - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - September 15, 1922 - Pueblo - A mysterious shot from the darkness killed Edward Henderson, Rocky Ford automobile salesman, as he was driving along a country road with a friend.

Henderson, Elizabeth Audine
Elizabeth Audine Henderson - Pueblo Chieftain - June 23, 2002 - Elizabeth Audine Henderson, 64, born May 3, 1938, passed away June 20, 2002. Preceded in death by her parents, Rufus and Hazel Garner; brothers, Darrell, Rufus Jr., and George; and sister, Katherine Hail. Survived by her loving husband, George Henderson; children, George Jr., of Portland, Ore., Daniel (Vikky) Henderson, and Patricia Grout, both of Pueblo; grandchildren, David (Liz) Grout of Anaheim, Calif., Vicki Grout, Steven (Dolly) Grout, both of Pueblo, George III (Kimberly) Henderson of Beaverton, Ore.; Sheila Henderson of Pueblo, Donald Henderson USN; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Frank (Dorothy) Garner of Colorado City, Robert (Marguerite) Garner of Pueblo; and numerous nieces and nephews. Viewing, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Charlene Nimmo officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Park Hill Christian Church Memorial Fund through the funeral home office in her memory.

Henderson, Floyd Richmond Jr.
Floyd Richmond Henderson Jr. - The Ozona Stockman - September 7, 2005 - Ozona, TX - Floyd Richmond Henderson Jr. “Dick” was born in San Angelo on July 2, 1926, to Mary Lillian Stewart and Floyd Richmond Henderson of Ozona. Dick began ranching with his father in childhood and married Ethel Claire Mayes on Jan. 1, 1946. They resided in Ozona until 1965, and had three children: John Scott; Bettye Helen; and Dianne Marie. During that time in Ozona, he served as president of the school board for 12 years, was a member of the volunteer fire department, and was a deputy sheriff in Crockett County. Throughout his lifetime, he ranched in: Crockett County; Marfa; Ft. Stockton; Quemado, Aguilar, Colo. and Ft. Sumner, N.M. He also ventured into citrus farming in Yuma, Ariz. Dick served in the U.S. Air force for two years in World War II., and as an aviation enthusiast and instructor pilot he began what is now the Ozona Municipal Airport, operated an air ambulance service and mesquite control aerial spraying business. Dick would tell you that his most important life decision was serving Christ. He had lay ministries in: Colorado; Guadalajara, Cabo San Lucas, Aqua Verde and Laredo, Mexico. He passed out many Spanish Bibles and spread the gospel in Spanish by showing videos of the life of Christ. Dick is survived by Ethel, his wife of 59 years, three children: Scott Henderson of Austin; Bettye Henderson-Callan of Menard; and Dianne Carpenter of Driftwood, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Henderson, Francis M.
Francis M. Henderson - Pueblo Chieftain - October 21, 1922 - Funeral service for the late Francis M. Henderson were held at three o'clock Friday afternoon in the funeral chapel of T. G. McCarthy & Son. Mrs. Alta Lowd Reeve of the Christian Science church conducted the service. Miss Elsie Albert, accompanied by Miss Florence Baldwin, sang "Nearer My God to Thee." And "No Night There." Members of the G.A.R. acted as pall bearers and observed their ritual at the grave. The pall bearers were M.W. Martin, Charles Austin, M. J. Knowles; W. M. Clark, H.W. Pierpont and P.O. Gaynor. Flower bearers were George Milison, T. A. Newman. Interment in the family lot in Mt. View.

Henderson, Gerald D.
Gerald D. Henderson - Pueblo Chieftain - March 03, 2005 - Gerald D. Henderson, 75, passed away Feb. 28, 2005. Survived by his son, Michael Henderson of Crystal, Minn.; granddaughter, Jody (Troy) Rachey of Andover, Minn.; sister, Shirley Griffen of Clayton, N.C.; brother, Marty (Sami) Henderson of Pueblo; and sister-in-law, Deloris Henderson of Pueblo. Also survived by good friend, Cleo Stackhouse of Littleton, Colo. Preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Jane Henderson; parents, Edgar and Beulah Henderson; brother, Ed Henderson; sisters, Julia Henderson and Erma (Elton) Owens; and son, Dennis Henderson. Born Dec. 19, 1929, in Pueblo, Colo., Gerald served his country in the U.S. Air Force and retired from the CF&I Steel Corp. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Elk's memorial chapel service by BPO Elks No. 90 will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 4, 2005, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Memorials may be made to Elks Endowment Fund through the funeral home.

Henderson, Homer Jr.
Homer "John" Henderson Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - September 27, 2002 - Homer "John" Henderson Jr. passed away Sept. 25, 2002, at home following a lengthy battle with throat cancer. He was born April 15, 1929, in Birmingham, Ala. As a young man, he had a prosperous dancing career. He married Genevieve Naples in 1981 and they spent many happy years together until Genevieve's death in 2000. He is survived by many family members and friends. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at 412 Dittmer. At Mr. Henderson's request, there will be cremation with no services.

Henderson, James E.
James E. Henderson - Pueblo Chieftain - May 09, 1999 - James E. Henderson, 70, passed away May 7, 1999, in Pueblo. Survived by his wife, Vicki Henderson, of the family home in Colorado City- children, Eddie (Barbara) Henderson of North Carolina, Jimmy (Yvonne) Henderson, Darling Henderson, LeRoy Henderson, Dwane Henderson, all of Colorado Springs and Jamie Henderson of Colorado City- brother, John (Mabel) Henderson of Colorado Springs- six grandchildren- four great-grandchildren- special aunt, Ella Vandall of Ravenswood, W.Va. - numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Born on March 28, 1929, in Coal Fork, W.Va. James was a member of Colorado City Rye Lions Club. At his request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 16, 1999, at Greenhorn Meadows Park, Colorado City. Memorials may be made to Jamie Henderson Scholarship Fund through the funeral home.

Henderson, John
John Henderson – Pueblo Chieftain – January 20, 1937 – Henderson, John, funeral services Thursday, 10 a.m., George F. McCarthy Funeral Home chapel. To Mountain View.

Henderson, Lucille Catherine
Lucille Catherine Henderson - Pueblo Chieftain - June 7, 1987 - Lucille Catherine Henderson, 81, of Security died June 5, 1987, at Terrace Gardens Nursing Home. Born April 29, 1906, in Pueblo, where she lived until 1983. She was educated in Pueblo schools and married Otto Henderson on Nov. 28, 1925, in Pueblo. He preceded her in death. Member of Eastern Star and attended Calvary Baptist Church. She worked for 16 years with School District 60's food service at Central High School and Pitts Junior High School. She and her husband also owned two grocery stores in northern Pueblo. Survived by one grandson, Jim Goolsby of Security, and three great-grandchildren. Her daughter, Katherine Goolsby, preceded her in death. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mountain View Cemetery, Pueblo, with the Rev. George White of Calvary Baptist Church officiating. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Foundation.

Henderson, Marion Eugene
Marion Eugene Henderson - The Sunday Oklahoman - July 20, 1997 - Marion Eugene Henderson of Stuart, Oklahoma passed away July 18, 1997. He was 77. He was born February 7, 1920 in Duke, Oklahoma. He was married to Velma Henderson on May 5, 1946 in Gotebo, Oklahoma. He was a Sunday School Director at the First Baptist Church of Stuart, Oklahoma and was on the board of directors for Hospitality House (ministry for prisoners' families), he was a deacon of his church, he also enjoyed fishing and carpentry, after his retirement he built the home they live in. He is survived by his wife, Velma of the home, five children, Karen Pando of Walnut Creek, California; Stephen Henderson of LakeLand, Florida; Martha Henderson of Walsenburg, Colorado; Meredith Potts of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Douglas Henderson of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; one brother, Richard Harold Henderson of Stringtown, Oklahoma; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters Dorothy Moore and Margie Gurley. Services will be held Tuesday, July 22, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. at the John M. Ireland Funeral Home and Chapel. Burial will be held at 3:00 at Lone Wolf Cemetery in Lone Wolf, Oklahoma. Services are under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home and Chapel.

Henderson, Martha
Martha "Marty" Henderson - Pueblo Chieftain - July 05, 1997 - Martha "Marty" Henderson, 52, passed away July 3, 1997. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Monday at the Lamar First Baptist Church. Interment, Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation, Sunday from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

Henderson, Martin
Martin Henderson - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - February 14, 1919 - Martin Henderson, said to be a well-to-do Leadville citizen, was found dead in his room in a local hotel in Pueblo. The cause of death is at present unknown, although Dr. W. H. Campbell, county coroner, is inclined to believe the cause of death was heart failure.

Henderson, Mary
Mrs. Mary Henderson - Pueblo Chieftain - August 22, 1952 - Mrs. Mary Henderson, widow of F. M. Henderson who died in Pueblo in 1921, passed away at the family home, 1802 E. Ninth Street, Thursday. Mother of Mrs. Mary H. Brown, Peter Henderson and Mrs. T. E. Hall, Pueblo; Mrs. Ruth Bellman, Los Angeles, Calif.; Mrs. Sally Miller, Hermosa Beach, Calif.; Mrs. Lou Libby, Camdenton, Mo.; and J. S. Henderson, Kansas City, Mo.; also Francis M. Henderson and Mrs. Grace Mann, now deceased. Also survived by 80 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, the War Mothers, honorary member of the GAR and one of the last widows of Civil War Veterans in Pueblo. Services, Rouch chapel, Saturday at 2:30 p.m. to Mountain View.

Henderson-Garcia, Mamie J.
Mamie J. Henderson-Garcia - Pueblo Chieftain - May 17, 2003 - Mamie J. Henderson-Garcia, 71, went to be with the Lord on May 14, 2003, in Pueblo, Colo. Born May 6, 1932, in Antonito, Colo., to John and Mamie Garcia, who preceded her; along with her husband, Homer Henderson; also by her father who raised her, Tony Madrid; and sister, Sophie Garcia. Survived by her daughters, Vicky (Ron) Garcia, Angela (David) Garcia-Pacheco, Brenda (Basil) Madrid; sons, Jim (Marie), Kenny (Rexene), Andy (Denise), Anthony (Paula) and John (Carol) Garcia; 13 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; special sister, Celia Martinez; numerous brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, friends and the Belmont Lodge staff. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, at Imperial Funeral Home. Rosary, 6 p.m. Sunday, at Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, Holy Family Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mamie Henderson Memorial Fund through the funeral home office.

Hendren, Robert B.
Robert "Bob" B. Hendren - Pueblo Chieftain - November 17, 1998 - Robert "Bob" B. Hendren, 81, of La Junta, died Nov. 13, in Pueblo. Masonic services, 4 p.m. Wednesday, at the First Christian Church of La Junta.

Hendricks, Anne E.
Anne E. Hendricks - Wilson County News - April 13, 2004 - Floresville, TX - Anne E. Hendricks, 70, of Bremerton died April 8, 2002, in Bremerton of lymphoma. She was born Aug. 25, 1931, in Trinidad, Colo., to Elmer and Louise Sherfick. She graduated from Bremerton High School in 1949. She married Dale W. Hendricks on July 4, 1952, in Bremerton. Mrs. Hendricks was a grocery checker with Safeway for 13 years. She retired in 1987. She was a member of Poulsbo Community Church where she was active in Women's Ministries and the Bible Study Fellowship. Other interests included sewing, knitting, crochet, gardening, cooking and her dog Kobie. Survivors include her husband; two sons, Dean and his fiancιe, Denise Waters, of San Leandro, Calif., and Brent and his wife, Linda, of Bremerton; two brothers, Don Sherfick and his wife, Charline, of Denver and Russel Sherfick and his wife, Debbie, of Willow, Alaska; four grandchildren, Jodean, Daniel, Sarah and Brian; and one great-grandchild, Alia. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home. Inurnment will be private. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Hendricks, Sherwin
Sherwin Hendricks - Pueblo Chieftain - December 02, 2001 - Sherwin Hendricks, 79, of La Junta, passed away Nov. 29, 2001, in Denver. A U.S. Navy veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor. Survived by his wife, Helen, of 54 years; sons, Terry and Michael; daughters, Pamela Vincent and Sandy Miller; sisters, Jacqueline Williams and Donna Hendricks; and a brother, Kling Leo Hendricks; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2001, at Peacock Memorial Chapel. Interment, Fort Lyon National Cemetery. Those wishing to do so may make memorial donations to the American Cancer Society, Bladder Cancer Research, direct or through the funeral home.

Hendricks, William Doyle
William Doyle Hendricks – Huerfano World – January 5, 2006 - Photo – May 14, 1924 – December 31, 2005. William Doyle Hendricks of Grand Junction, CO passed away at Larchwood Inn on December 31, 2005. He was 81. Mr. Hendricks was born on May 14, 1924 in Prairie Grove, AR to William P. and Mary Ellen Hendricks. He was the youngest of eight children. His family moved to Walsenburg, CO in 1924. Mr. Hendricks served in the Army Infantry during WW II, where he received a Purple Heart. On Sept. 15, 1946, Doyle married Ollie Scalabrini in Walsenburg. They moved to Grand Junction in 1954. Doyle was an electrician for 47 years. He was a member of the IBEW Local #969 and the Masonic Lodge. Mr. Hendricks is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Ollie; his son David of Grand Junction; his daughter, Pat Schelhaas and her husband Doug of Aurora, CO; and two beautiful granddaughters, Kim and Nicole Schelhaas. A special thank you to the staff at Larchwood Inn and to the hospice volunteers who assisted in taking care of our loved one. Mr. Hendricks requested that cremation take place and no services are planned. Interment will be in the Masonic Cemetery in Walsenburg, Colorado at a later date.

Hendrickson, Sondra J.
Sondra J. (Tremain) Hendrickson - Pueblo Chieftain - October 26, 2000 - Sondra J. (Tremain) Hendrickson, age 53, of Grand Junction, Colo., formerly of Holly, Colo., died Oct. 22, 2000. Funeral services, 10 a.m. Friday at the Holly United Methodist Church. Burial in the Holly Cemetery. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday at Valley Memorial-Holly Chapel. Memorial contributions to Sondra Hendrickson Memorial Fund.

Hendrickson, Violet L.
Violet L. Hendrickson - Pueblo Chieftain - September 05, 1986 - Violet L. Hendrickson, 72, passed away Sept. 3, 1986, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. Mrs. Hendrickson is survived by three children, Myrna Clarke, Joyce (John) Stevenson, and Andria (Mike) Perkins, all of Pueblo; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She is survived also by two sisters, Mary (Joe) Hopper and Charlotte Reivitt, all of Pueblo. Mrs. Hendrickson was born Dec. 5, 1913, in Colorado Springs and lived in Beulah before moving to Pueblo. Visitation hours from noon until 8 p.m. today at Imperial Funeral Home. Graveside service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, 1986, at Imperial Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Ron Thomas officiating. Interment, Hillcrest, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 3411 Devonshire following interment.

Hendrix, Clifford D.
Clifford D. "Cliff" Hendrix - Pueblo Chieftain - January 25, 1998 - Clifford D. "Cliff" Hendrix, affectionately remembered as Mr. Radio" passed away Jan. 22, 1998. Mr. Hendrix was part owner and manager of KGHF Radio and worked for KCSJ Radio and TV for many years. He is survived by his wife, Elsie- children, Annella (Danny) Dove, Colorado Springs, Michael Hendrix, Wick Hendrix and Dick (Janet) Hendrix, all of Pueblo- grandchildren, Jeannie Dove, Colorado Springs, and Nathaniel Hendrix, Pueblo. At his request, cremation and no service. Those who wish may make contribution to the American Cancer Society, or the American Heart Association in memory of Mr. Hendrix. The family may be contacted at the family home.

Hendrix, Michael D.
Michael D. Hendrix - Pueblo Chieftain - March 17, 2002 - Age 52, passed away March 13, 2002. Survived by his mother, Elsie Hendrix; sister, Annella (Daniel) Dove; and brothers, Wicliffe Hendrix and Richard (Janet) Hendrix. Loving uncle to Jeannie (William) Arrell, Nathaniel Hendrix and Jenny and Adam Barela. Preceded in death by his father, Cliff Hendrix. Born June 29, 1949, in Pueblo, Mike graduated from East High School in 1967 and was a Raiders and Dodgers fan. He was an Army veteran, serving for six months in the Vietnam Conflict, and earning a silver star, three bronze stars and five Army commendations. He loved to travel and was an avid golfer and fisherman. Mike was a good friend to many and generous to a fault. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2002, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel.

Hendrix, Ralph
Lieut. Ralph Hendrix - Walsenburg World-Independent - May 29, 1945 - Killed In Navy Action - Well-Known Local Man Buried at Sea, Parents Informed - Lieut. Ralph Hendrix, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Hendrix of this city, a naval pilot serving in the Pacific theatre, was killed in action recently and was buried at sea, according to word received by his parents late yesterday. Lieut. Hendrix, who was commissioned an ensign in the Navy on May 19, 1943, following training at the Corpus Christi, Tex., Naval Air Station, had twice been assigned to overseas service, leaving the second time Jan. 23 of this year. He participated in one flight over Tokyo, his parents reported, and had undertaken a number of important flights during naval operations in other parts of the Pacific. No details of his death were received in the notice forwarded by the Navy department to his parents beyond the fact that he had been killed and had been buried at sea. He was born and reared in Walsenburg, and attended local school, having graduated from Huerfano county high school with the class of 1940. He and his twin brother went to Canada in 1940, where they took flight training with the Royal Canadian Air Force. On July 27, 1941, the brother, Robert, was drowned in a lake near Prince Albert, Sask., Canada, while on furlough. Later, Ralph Hendrix returned to this county, and entered the Navy shortly thereafter, receiving his ensign's commission in 1943. He served overseas with the Navy from September of 1943 until March 1944. During this time he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for air action against the Japs in the South Pacific. The award was presented by Rear Admiral Carl Sherman, USN, at ceremonies at San Diego. Later, he was commissioned a lieutenant in the Navy Air Forces. It is understood that he participated in the thick of the engagements against the Japs recently, and had to his a credit a number of important missions. He was here on leave in December of 1944. He is survived by his widow, Anna Mae Hendrix, the former Anna Mae Vickers, and infant daughter he had never seen; by his parents, by four brothers, William Doyle and Paul of the armed service, Marvin and Dick of Pueblo, and by one sister, Hazel of La Junta. A brother, Pfc. William D., was wounded in action in the Philippines on March 23, after having been overseas for the past eight months. He holds the Purple Heart decoration. Paul is in the Navy serving somewhere in the Pacific. Lieut. Hendrix was active in school activities while attending high school here, having an outstanding athletic record. Huerfano World – August 9, 2001 – In Remembrance - Tomorrow, 27th July 2001, will be the 60th anniversary of the death of two classmates of my Huerfano County High School Class of 1940: Walt Ridge and Bob Hendrix. Walt drowned in Andrews Lake east of Walsenburg, and at the same time Bob drowned in a lake in Canada. The identical Hendrix twins, Robert and Ralph, had enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force, and had just completed their initial period of training. Walt's funeral took place in the Methodist Church on Wednesday afternoon, July 30th, and Bob's in the Baptist Church on Saturday, August 2nd. Their graves are in the Masonic Cemetery. Ralph, the twinless twin, went on to enlist in the United States Naval Air Corps where he flew a plane based on an aircraft carrier in the pacific. Toward the end of World War II when the desperate Japanese resorted to the suicidal use of the 'Kamikazi," the day came when one struck the carrier Ralph was on, and he perished. His body was buried at sea. To you, Walt Ridge, and Robert and Ralph Hendrix, my perpetual thanksgiving for all your unforgettable gifts and spiritual treasures in my life. Crist Lovdjieff [This is a fragment of the large article submitted by Crist Lovdjieff.]

Hendrix, Robert
Robert Hendrix - Huerfano World – August 9, 2001 – In Remembrance - Tomorrow, 27th July 2001, will be the 60th anniversary of the death of two classmates of my Huerfano County High School Class of 1940: Walt Ridge and Bob Hendrix. Walt drowned in Andrews Lake east of Walsenburg, and at the same time Bob drowned in a lake in Canada. The identical Hendrix twins, Robert and Ralph, had enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force, and had just completed their initial period of training. Walt's funeral took place in the Methodist Church on Wednesday afternoon, July 30th, and Bob's in the Baptist Church on Saturday, August 2nd. Their graves are in the Masonic Cemetery. Ralph, the twinless twin, went on to enlist in the United States Naval Air Corps where he flew a plane based on an aircraft carrier in the pacific. Toward the end of World War II when the desperate Japanese resorted to the suicidal use of the 'Kamikazi," the day came when one struck the carrier Ralph was on, and he perished. His body was buried at sea. To you, Walt Ridge, and Robert and Ralph Hendrix, my perpetual thanksgiving for all your unforgettable gifts and spiritual treasures in my life. Crist Lovdjieff [This is a fragment of the large article submitted by Crist Lovdjieff.]

Henigsman, Jacob M.
Jacob M. "Jack" Henigsman - Pueblo Chieftain - August 07, 1986 - Jacob M. "Jack" Henigsman, 81, passed away Aug. 8, 1986, following a lengthy illness. Jack, a longtime Pueblo resident, was a purchasing agent with the Colorado State Hospital from 1933 until his retirement in 1967. He was a member of Pueblo Elks for over 50 years and also of the Eagles Club. He is survived by his son, David M. Henigsman; daughter-in-law, Barbara; and granddaughter, Michele of Denver. Also survived by his brothers, Joseph of Pueblo, and William of Long Beach, Calif.; sisters, Mildred Seitz and Josephine Giarratano, both of Pueblo, Mary Lou Carver of Colorado Springs; nieces, Nancy Griesan of Pueblo, Barbara Kinsley of Winnipeg, Canada; nephews, William B. Henigsman of Long Beach, Calif., and Rudy W. Narod of El Paso, Texas. Visitation, Sunday until 8 p.m. and Monday until 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Monday at St. Mary Catholic Church. Family will receive friends after the rosary in the reception hall of the church. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Church with the Rev. Alan Schwab officiating. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Please omit gifts of food and flowers. Contributions may be made to the Diabetes or Heart foundations in care of T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home office.

Henigsman, Mary
Mary Henigsman - Pueblo Chieftain - December 15, 1920 - Mary Henigsman, aged 40, died Dec. 14, 1920, The body is at T.G. McCarthy & Sons. Mrs. Mary Henigsman, aged 40 years, died yesterday at the family home 1230 Berwind avenue following an illness of several weeks. She is survived by her husband, Jacob Henigsman, two children. The funeral will take place Thursday morning at 8:30 o'clock at the residence and at 9:00 o'clock at St. Mary's church. The burial will be at Roselawn in charge of T.G. McCarthy & Co.

Henigsman, Milka Mary
Milka Mary Henigsman - Pueblo Chieftain - February 01, 1999 - Milka Mary Henigsman, born in Yugoslavia on July 2, 1901, and passed away on Jan. 30, 1999, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by her husbands, Ivan Skerjanec, laid to rest in Yugoslavia. Alois Vidmar, laid to rest in Pittsburg, Calif., and Frank Henigsman, laid to rest in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by her parents, John and Anna Bencic, laid to rest in Austria- and sisters, Anna Pucel, Josephine Znidarsic and Ivana Mance, all laid to rest in Joliet, Ill. As well as Frances Vidmar, laid to rest in Pittsburg, Calif., and Mary Poder, laid to rest in Pueblo, Colo. Milka is survived by numerous nieces and nephews residing in Pittsburg, Calif., Joliet, Ill., and Pueblo, Colo. Funeral services to be held on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999, 10 a.m. at St. Mary Church. Entombment, Roselawn Cemetery-Mausoleum. Donations can be made to St. Mary Church for the Grotto or to IHS Pueblo Manor activity center care of the funeral home office.

Henigsman, William F.
William F. Henigsman - Pueblo Chieftain - December 07, 1986 - William F. Henigsman, formerly of Pueblo, resident of Long Beach, Calif., for the past 50 years, passed away Dec. 4, I 1986. Survived by his wife, Rena; son, Billy; brother, Joe Henigsman; sisters, Mildred Seitz, Josephine Giarratano, both of Pueblo, Mary Lou Carver of Colorado Springs; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by brother, Jack Henigsman, and nephew, Rudy Narod. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Services and interment held in Long Beach.

Henkel, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Henkel – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – March 11, 1880 – Died, on Tuesday night, the 14th inst., of brain fever, Elizabeth, infant child of Charles and Elizabeth Henkel, aged one year and one day.

Henley, Cecil D.
Cecil D. Henley - Huerfano World - June 15, 2000 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1930: Cecil D. Henley, 20-year-old son of Thomas A. Henley, postmaster and manager of the store at Tioga, died last night at the family home in Tioga.

Henley, Edna Gaigl
Edna Gaigl Henley - Pueblo Chieftain - November 15, 1986 - Edna Gaigl Henley, affectionately known as Aunt Edna, passed away Nov. 14. 1986. Born Dec. 1, 1891, in Denver, Miss Henley was a longtime employee in the millinery departments at Crews Beggs. She then was employed by Joslins Department Store until the time of her retirement. Member of Sacred Heart Cathedral parish, the Sacred Heart Altar and Rosary Society and the Joy of Living Club at the Pueblo YWCA. She is survived by a nephew, Edward Henley, and nieces, Vivian (Frank) Koman and Verona (Ray) Miller, all of Pueblo, and grandnieces and grandnephews, Verona (Steve) Palumbo of 211 Starlite Drive, with whom she made her home the past three years, Aileen (Nick) Passalaqua, Anthony (Lana) Koman, Shelly (Paul) Salinas, Clarice (Michael) Kuszynski and Kevin Sylvia, all of Pueblo, and Michael (Elizabeth) Sylvia, Princeton, Minn. Rosary recitation, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial, 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sacred Heart Cathedral. Interment, Roselawn. Friends will be received following rosary at the chapel. The family may be contacted at the homes of Vivian Koman, 2706 Jones, and Verona Miller, 2413 N. Grand.

Henley, Edward John Jr.
Edward John Henley Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - August 26, 2003 - Edward John Henley Jr., affectionately known as Uncle Edward, passed into heaven on Aug. 25, 2003. Born June 28, 1923, to Edward John and Vivian A. Henley, who preceded him in death. Also preceded by sister, Vivian Aileen Koman; brother, Vernon Eugene Henley; niece, Clarice Kuszynski; and aunt, Edna Henley Gaigle. Survived by his sister, Verona Miller; nephews, Michael H. Sylvia Jr., Kevin J. Sylvia and Anthony (Lana) Koman; nieces, Verona (Steve) Palumbo, Aileen Passalaqua, Shelly (Paul) Salinas; and aunt, Vashta J. Greenwalt. He will be greatly missed by his numerous nieces and nephews. Edward will always be remembered as Santa Claus to many generations of children. Edward never knew a stranger, and could relate to anyone. He attended Central High School and was co-captain of the 1943 Colorado State Football Champions. He served in the USMC during WWII and, while in the Marine Corps, was assigned to do many official paintings. He spent much time in Rye, Colo. and in 1957, was instrumental in decorating the town of Rye for the celebration of Christmas. He retired from what was known as USC in 1986. Edward was a very special brother, and was dearly loved by his family. Visitation, 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday; and Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Our Lady of the Meadows. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with honors presented by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. In lieu of food and flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

Hennegan, Francis A.
Father Francis A. Hennegan - Rocky Mountain News – August 3, 1911, Page 2 – Father Francis A. Hennegan at Pueblo, Colo., age 29, died at St. Mary's Hospital. One of the most brilliant of the younger priests in Colorado. His remains were brought by Father J. F. McDonough to Denver and conveyed to the Logan Avenue Chapel. Requiem high mass will be this morning at 9:30 o'clock. After the service the remains will be sent to Newark, N. J. for interment. He graduated from College of the Sacred Heart in Denver six years ago, receiving medals for scholarship, and a gold medal for oratory. He was ordained a priest three years ago and has earned a reputation more than state wide for oratory. He left Denver last year to take charge of the Sacred Heart Church in Rocky Ford. After starting there his health began to fail, he remained until last May when he was forced to go to St. Mary's Hospital. At no time was any hope expressed for his recovery. Father Hennegan was a native of Newark, survived by a brother and sister there. His father died in May and his mother just a month before his ordination in 1909 in Baltimore. The Knights of Columbus have requested all members to attend the services. (Includes photo)

Hennen, Gene Clifford
Gene Clifford Hennen - Pueblo Chieftain - October 25, 2000 - Gene Clifford Hennen was born Jan. 24,1932 in Lead, S.D., to Clifford and Helen (Bedsaul) Hennen who preceded him in death, as do sister, June Balenseifen; and nephew, Brian Balenseifen. He married Thelma Burgess on March 18, 1960. They recently celebrated their 40-year anniversary. He is survived by his wife, Thelma; children, Pamela Gaye Rollison (Eric), Bradley Roger Hennen (Toni) and Kathy Evelina Phoenix (Michael); two grandchildren, Michael and Mikayla Phoenix; brothers, Verne Hennen (Becky), Jim Hennen (Sandi) and Ron Hennen; and several nieces and nephews. Gene served as a Second Lieutenant in the Army Ranger Special Forces Detachment, Fifth Ordinance Company during the Korean War. He graduated from Colorado State University with a Master's in Forest Entomology and began his 32-year career with the U.S. Forest Service. His forest service duty stations included Del Norte, Creede, Saguache, La Veta, Fairplay and Pueblo, Colo. After his retirement in 1990 from the forest service, Gene maintained his own business (Neighborhood Tree Doctor), utilizing his USFS training in the diagnosis and treatment of trees and shrubs. He also participated in the Advanced Master Gardner program sponsored by the CSU extension office. Gene was an elder in his church and befriended and assisted many friends throughout his lifetime. Viewing, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 Thursday at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Pueblo.

Henninger, Lois
Lois Henninger - Pueblo Chieftain - June 01, 2006 - Lois Henninger passed away May 26, 2006. She is survived by her husband, Milton Henninger; her son, Earl Henninger of Canon City; her son-in-law, David Messer; her grandchildren, Jason (Vanessa) Messer, Adam (Katie) Messer, all of Fremont County, Janean (James) Messer of Pueblo, and Patrick Messer of Fremont County. She also is survived by her two great-grandchildren, Alison (21 months) and Emalynn L. Messer (2 months) of Fremont County. Lois was preceded in death by her daughter, Marilyn Messer. Lois was a wonderful woman. She helped anyone in need and always was there for her family. Lois was an active volunteer in the Share Program every month. Lois loved to iron clothes for her clients and loved her clients as if they were family. She was very proud of her family and showed them off like they were jewels. Visitation, noon to 3 p.m. Friday, June 2, 2006, Roselawn Chapel with the funeral service to follow. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Henninger, Robert Lee Sr.
Robert Lee Henninger Sr. - Denver Rocky Mountain News - June 08, 2000 - Robert Lee Henninger Sr., 76, of Pierce died May 30 in Denver. Services were June 3, with burial at Highland Cemetery. Mr. Henninger was born in Sterling on Jan. 11, 1924. He married Pauline Bister Feldt, 1950. He was a truck driver. He was a member of the Greeley Moose Lodge and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2461. Survivors include daughter Janice Natotschi of Pierce; sons Robert Jr. of La Veta, Gerald of Lakewood; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

Hennum, Beatrice T.
Beatrice T. Hennum - Pueblo Chieftain - August 31, 2005 - Beatrice T. Hennum. Memorial service, 2 p.m. today, King of Kings Lutheran Church.

Henrich, J. J.
J. J. Henrich - Pueblo Chieftain - January 12, 1987 - J. J. Henrich was born Dec. 11, 1897, and passed away Jan. 11, 1987. Husband of Julia Henrich. Father of Jack E. (Carole) Henrich of Rockville, Md. Grandfather of Karen Henrich, C.P.A., of Blackwood, N.J. Memorial mass at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Family Church. At his request, cremation. The family prefers contributions to Denver Children's Hospital and may be made through the funeral home. The family respectfully requests the omission of food.

Henriksen, Ronald James
Ronald James Henriksen - Huerfano World - December 4, 2003 - Ronald James Henriksen passed away Nov. 24, 2003 at the age of 53, after a very long illness. He was born on Oct. 21, 1950 in Prince George, BC, Canada. His loves in life were construction, his wood shop, mountain views, the ocean, being surrounded by his family and true friend, Paul Pearce and his dogs. He is survived by his wife, Rita Henriksen; son, Scott (Gloria) Henriksen; daughter, Tami (Kurt) Becker; stepchildren, Tammy (Trevor) Olson, Joanne (Corey) Boelee, Mark (Kristina) Dover; brother, Daryl Arlitt; sisters, Bonnie Kiss and Barbara Stevenot; seven grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Nov. 29, 2003.

Henritze, James B.
James B. Henritze - Rocky Mountain News - August 27, 1993 - James B. Henritze, 80, of Walsenburg died Aug. 16. Services and burial were private. Mr. Henritze was born Nov. 4, 1912, in Trinidad. He was a rancher near Branson from 1940-47 and later owned The Golden Lantern and Henritze's restaurants until his retirement in 1974 when he moved to Walsenburg and built his own home. Mr. Henritze is survived by his wife, Ruth; two daughters, KSue Anderson of Denver and Cosette Henritze of Trinidad; one brother, Russell of Larkspur; and three grandchildren. Contributions: Caring Unlimited Hospice, P.O. Box 835, La Veta 81055.

Henry, Anna F.
Anna F. Henry - Colorado Springs Gazette - November 11, 1999 - Anna F. Henry, 91, a longtime Colorado Springs resident, died Nov. 7, 1999, in Littleton. She was the owner/operator of Henry's Shoe Repair. Mrs. Henry was born June 7, 1908, in Pueblo. She was married Aug. 20, 1927, to William G. Henry. Mrs. Henry is survived by a daughter, Bertha Kondrotis; a sister, Staffa Hansen; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. today at Chapel Hill Mortuary, 6601 S. Colorado Blvd., Littleton. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3825 Airport Road. Chapel Hill Mortuary, Littleton, (303) 771-3960, is handling arrangements.

Henry, Carl W.
Carl W. Henry - Pueblo Chieftain - February 14, 1986 - Carl W. Henry passed away at a local hospital Feb. 12, 1986. Survived by his wife after 35 years of marriage, Mrs. Lorraine Henry, of the family home; father of Mrs. Doretta (August) Ditsch, Niland, Calif., and Mrs. Barbara (Joseph) Castello, Buchanan, Mich.; grandfather of 10 and great-grandfather of 10; brother of Mrs. Florence Smith, Oblong, Ill., and Marion (Madge) Henry, Ridge Manor, Fla. Member of Pueblo Divine Science Church and the Studebaker Drivers Club. He was born Nov. 28, 1904, in Colorado Springs and was a lifetime Pueblo resident. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Rouch Chapel, with the Rev. Bill Eslinger officiating. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery.

Henry, Daryl
Daryl Henry - Pueblo Chieftain - January 02, 2001 - Daryl Henry, 61, unexpectedly passed away Dec. 30, 2000. He was self-employed as a building contractor for the past 40 years. He was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by Phyllis Henry; sons, Len and Gary Henry; daughter, Brenda Biby; mother, Lillian Gregory; brothers, Jimmy and Harley Henry; sisters, Amelia Branscum, Margaret Weber and Alice Kriza; grandchildren, Janna, Lee, Lacey, Drew and Tyler. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at 2 p.m. at T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. At his request there will be no public viewing.

Henry, David (Mrs.)
Mrs. David Henry – Yuma Pioneer – September 6, 1907 – Mrs. David Henry, pioneer of Colorado, aged 72, died at Trinidad recently.

Henry, David Vaughan
David Vaughan Henry - The Huerfano Journal - February 26, 2009 - David Vaughan Henry, 61, passed away on February 16, 2009, in Walsenburg, CO, of Early Onset Alzheimer's. He had been fighting this ever-worsening disease for 10 years. He came to the Huerfano in the 60's after leaving Harvard. He arrived with his guitar and little else, and joined the Red Rocks Commune. David considered Huerfano County his home and had a deep love of Greenhorn Mountain. David Henry's life was all about music. He started playing the guitar at age 12, and was a member of many bands through the years. In the southwest, those bands included the Dog Brothers, David Henry & the Heaters, and Peggy & Dave's Houseful of Heroes. He played for many years at the Taos Inn, the Ore House in Santa Fe, and the Dog Bar in Cuchara. His last two recordings were made with his wife / partner of 18 years, Peggy KempHenry. David was also a union plasterer, from California to New Mexico to Colorado and was known for his fine workmanship. David will be remembered for his songs and his guitar playing and his endless love of life. Everyone who knew David has a "David Henry Story" that will continue to be re-told for years! He loved people. He was a fabulous dancer! He loved to perform. His songs ran the gamut from flat-out rock-n-roll, sweet country & swing, and reggae, to very sophisticated political commentary which still ring true today! David was larger than life. His love was true, his shoes were big, and he ate like a horse! He is survived by his wife, Peggy KempHenry; his step-mother, Bushnell P. Henry; his brother and sister-in-law, Douglas and Mary Ellen Henry; his children, Corinna Laszlo-Henry and Nathan Henry; his step-children, Ella Kemp, Melissa Miller, and Colin Miller, and seven grandchildren. There will be a "Celebration of David's Life," place and date to be announced. If desired, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, ear-marked for Early-Onset research, which is only 1% of all Alzheimer's. Mail to Alzheimer's Association Attn. Betty; 4140 Outlook Blvd. Suite l3, Pueblo, CO 81008.

Henry, Ella G.
Ella G. Henry - Pueblo Chieftain - December 21, 2000 - Ella G. Henry, 85, passed away Dec. 17, 2000. She is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas A. Henry, in 1992. Survived by her son, Thomas E. (Kathi) Henry of Pueblo; grandchildren, Byron Henry of Champaign, Ill., and Mary JoAnn (Robert) Teed of Washington, D.C.; great-grandchildren, Cassandra and Alexander Henry. Also survived by her sister, Laura Marth, of Pueblo. Ella retired from Pueblo County, where she served as a clerk for the County Commissioners Office. Viewing hours are noon to 5 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Henry, Elmer
Elmer Henry - Huerfano World - May 30, 1991 - This Week in La Veta History - 1953: Died, Elmer Henry of Dodge City, Kans. and Cuchara Camps. He helped organize the La Veta Rotary Club 15 years ago.

Henry, James
James Henry - Golden Colorado Transcript - June 17, 1915 – James Henry, the old man who was taken to the state insane asylum by Sheriff Dennis Tuesday of last week, died two days following his commitment to the asylum. The authorities here have been unable to locate any relatives of Henry and the remains will be interred at Pueblo by the state.

Henry, John Wesley
Judge John Wesley Henry - Pueblo Chieftain - November 9, 1903 - Judge J. W. Henry Passes Away. J. W. Henry, aged 84 years, a Pueblo pioneer, having resided in this city since 1862, passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. O. H. P. Baxter, corner of Fifteenth Street and Grand avenue, this morning at 1 o'clock after an illness of sixteen hours. For one of his years Mr. Henry has been in the best of health, seldom being ill. Sunday morning he appeared to be in his usual good spirits, but about 10 o'clock complained of pains in his arms and chest, and soon became seriously ill, when a physician was summoned. His constitution, however, could not combat the ailment, and at 1 o'clock this morning he breathed his last, the attending doctor pronouncing muscular rheumatism the cause of death. The deceased was district judge in the '80's, and was popularly known by his many friends as Judge Henry. He had many interests in Pueblo, enjoying the respect of all who knew him. In his old age he has lived happily with his three daughters, Mrs. O. H. P. Baxter, Mrs. John Thatcher and Mrs. M. J. Noble, all of this city. Judge Henry had an iron constitution in his younger days, carrying his years extremely well till the time of his death, and had expected to live many years longer in the city he had seen rise from a small town. Funeral arrangements have not been made as yet. Yuma Pioneer – November 13, 1903 – Judge John W. Henry, one of the early pioneers of Colorado, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. O. H. P. Baxter, in Pueblo, November 9th. He was eighty-three years of age and had lived in Colorado since the early sixties. He was prominent in politics, served two years in the Territorial Legislature, was district attorney of Pueblo county in 1872, and was later district judge. His three daughters are Mrs. C. M. Noble, Mrs. J. A. Thatcher, and Mrs. O. H. P. Baxter.

Henry, Joy
Joy Henry - Colorado Springs Gazette - May 14, 1988 - Joy Henry of Colorado Springs died Thursday in a local hospital. Private family services are planned. Evergreen Funeral Home, Fountain and Union boulevards, is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Henry was born in Geraldton, Australia. She had lived in Colorado Springs 37 years. Mrs. Henry was active in the Penrose Hospital Auxiliary and also did other volunteer work. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Perrian R. Henry; four sons, Perrian N. of California, William L. of Colorado Springs, Gary C. of Denver and Derek R. of Pueblo; a daughter, Marjie J. Symmes of Colorado Springs; and six grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Penrose Hospital Auxiliary, 2215 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs 80907; or the National Diabetes Foundation, 25 N. Spruce St., Colorado Springs 80905.

Henry, Katherine I
Katherine I. Henry - Pueblo Chieftain - May 24, 2003 - Katherine I. Henry, lifetime Pueblo resident, passed away May 21, 2003. She is preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Inez Gwartney; son, Matthew Guy Henry; and sister, Frances Allison. She is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, Thomas Henry of the family home; children, Byron D. (Rhea) Henry of Pueblo, Mary J. (Robert) Teed; grandchildren, Cassandra Kelly Henry and Alexander James Henry; granddaughter-in-law, Rhea Lynzel Orcullo; brother, Louis Allen Gwartney. Also survived by niece and nephew. Catherine was a member of Christ the King Church. She enjoyed making rosaries and sending them out to people. In her spare time, she would sew or crochet. She enjoyed cooking and trying new recipes, but most of all, the time with her husband and family was most precious. Visitation from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 25, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, May 26, at the funeral home. Graveside Service, 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Henry, Leola Corey
Leola Corey Henry - Pueblo Chieftain - June 27, 1997 - Leola Corey Henry passed away June 26, 1997, in Pueblo. She was born on Jan 7, 1902, in Jillet, Pa., and had lived in Pueblo since 1983. She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Alamosa, Sierra Blanca Chapter No. 43 O.E.S. and Rebekah Lodge No. 96 IOOF. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul H. Henry in 1994, and three children. Leola is survived by her children, Jane (E.V.) Goodwin of Parachute, Colo., Dick (Fran) Henry of Pueblo, and Priscilla Rawlins of Bokchito, Okla. - as well as five grandchildren- 16 great-grandchildren- and three great-great-grandchildren. There will be no viewing. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. Graveside services and inurnment will be held in the Alamosa Cemetery at a later date. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to do so to the charity of their choice.

Henry, Lorraine A.
Lorraine A. Henry - Pueblo Chieftain - March 22, 2005 - Lorraine A. Henry, 84, passed away Friday, March 18, 2005. A celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 24, 2005, at Divine Science Church, 115 E. Routt. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lorraine's memory to the church through the funeral home.

Hensen, James P.
Dr. James P. Hensen - Colorado Springs Gazette - June 25, 1993 - Dr. James P. Hensen, 70, of Colorado Springs died June 23, 1993. He was an anesthesiologist who practiced for 35 years at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital, Pueblo. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 6455 Brook Park Drive. Swan-Law Funeral Home, 501 N. Cascade Ave., is handling arrangements. Dr. Hensen was born May 6, 1923, in St. Louis to Peter J. and Gusta E. (Frissell) Hensen. He moved to Pueblo in 1958 with Anesthesia Associates and practiced there until retirement. Dr. Hensen attended St. Louis University and Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. He received his medical degree from the University of Georgia Medical School, Augusta, Ga., and performed his residency at Letterman Army Hospital, San Francisco. He served in the Army Medical Corps during World War II and served in the Air Force School of Nurse Anesthetists from 1956 to 1958. Dr. Hensen was a retired colonel from the Air Force Medical Corps. He was president of the Colorado Anesthesia Society, on several committees of the Colorado Medical Society and a member of the Pueblo County Medical Society, American Society of Anesthesiologists and Pueblo Country Club. He attended Christ the King Church, was an Eagle Scout and a pilot. Dr. Hensen was married April 13, 1945 in Nashville to Frances V. (Donnelly) Hensen, who survives. He also is survived by two daughters, Frances M. Hurlburt of Colorado Springs and Virginia G. Hensen of Portland; five sons, William L., George T. and James P. Jr. of Denver, Dennis J. of Steamboat Springs, and Frank G. of Colorado Springs; a sister, Kathleen Diamond of Gillespie, Ill.; and 10 grandchildren.

Hensler, Rose
Rose Hensler – Pueblo Indicator – January 8, 1916 – Deaths and Funerals – Mrs. Rose Hensler, wife of Paul Hensler, died at her home, 1508 Pine Street, Monday. Funeral was held from the residence Wednesday morning. Interment in Mt. View.

Henson, Carl E.
Carl E. Henson - Pueblo Chieftain - April 17, 2004 - Carl E. Henson, 48, passed away April 13, 2004. Leaving behind mother Mearell; wife, Viki; daughters, Taffy and Devon; grandchildren and family. Preceded in death by father, Donald W. Henson Sr. Carl will remain in Sumner Wash. Condolences received at Carl's brother Don Henson's home 1212 Liberty Lane, 542-1883.

Henson, Donald Walter Sr.
Donald Walter Henson Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - March 20, 2001 - Age 70, departed this life March 17, 2001, at St. Mary-Corwin hospital. Mr. Henson was born in Ironton County, Mo., Sept. 4, 1930. Survived by his wife, Mearell Henson; children, Sharon (Donald) Smith, Donald (Teryl) Henson, Carl (Vicki) Henson, Randy Henson, Joyce (Jerry) White, Tony (Christa) Henson; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews; also two brothers-in-law, Edward Pfiefer and Charles Zane. Visitation, noon until 8 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Angelus Chapel, Pastor Joe Thomlison officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 1622 Bragdon. 564-3044.

Henson, H. Marshall
H. Marshall Henson - Pueblo Chieftain - November 27, 2003 - H. Marshall Henson, 79, passed away Nov. 25, 2003. He is preceded in death by his parents, William A. and Goldie L. Henson; and his brothers, Billy and John Henson. Survived by his wife, Mary; children, Marsha (Jimmy) Carter, Denver, and Marilyn (Tom) Wagner, Beulah, Colo.; grandchildren, Melanie (Mickey) Kavanaugh, Denver, Andrea Carter, Denver, Darcy (Mike) Creazzo, and Andrew Marshall Wagner, both of Beulah. Mr. Henson served in the U.S. Army in WWII in the following theaters: Europe, South Pacific, Australia and North Africa, and was awarded two Bronze Stars. He was a member of Park Hill Baptist Church, Eagles No. 145, and was a board member of the San Isabel Federal Credit Union for many years. Visitation, 2 to 7 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery.

Henson, John A.
John A. Henson - Pueblo Chieftain - November 25, 1986 - John A. Henson, 60, of Mohave Valley, Ariz., formerly of Pueblo, died Nov. 23, 1986. Survived by wife, Neta; daughter, Cindy; son, Ricky; mother, Goldie Kaylor; brothers, Marshall and Billy, five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was a Navy veteran of WWII. He was employed by the Rio Grande Railroad for several years. Cremation at a later date in Arizona.

Henson, Lillian H.
Lillian H. Henson - Pueblo Chieftain - December 6, 1989 - Lillian H. Henson passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 1989. Survived by her husband, Billy E. Henson of the family home in Security; Children, Sharon L. Henson, Security; and Terry L. Henson, Michigan; grandchildren, Jason, Geoff, and Jeremy Henson; mother-in-law, Goldie L. Kaylor, Pueblo; brother and sister-in-law, Hubert Marshall (Mary) Henson, Pueblo; and daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Henson, Pueblo. Member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Montgomery-Steward & Rouch Chapel with the Rev. Leaon Griswold officiating. Cremation will follow in the Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.

Henson, Mark Gerard
Mark Gerard Henson - Pueblo Chieftain - July 13, 1972 - Mark Gerard Henson. Mass of Resurrection 3:30 p.m., Friday, St. Leander Church. Interment, Roselawn. Please note change of time.

Henthoin, Walter
Walter Henthoin - Wray Rattler - January 20, 1911 - Walter Henthoin, one of the oldest engineers of the Rio Grande system, died at St. Mary's hospital in Pueblo, as the result of injuries received when his engine turned over near Trinidad Jan. 10.

Hepburn, Peter Gray
Peter Gray Hepburn - Colorado Weekly Chieftain - February 7, 1878 - By notice in another column it will be seen that Mr. G. W. Hepburn's little son died Wednesday at the residence of Mr. P. K. Dotson. The friends of the family will be sorry to learn of this sad news. Peter was a bright boy, and will be sadly missed by his parents, who have the sympathy of all their many friends in this city. Colorado Weekly Chieftain - February 7, 1878 - On January 30, at the residence of P. K. Dotson, Peter Gray, son of Geo. W. Hepburn. Colorado Weekly Chieftain - June 13, 1878 - The following lines, written by a near relative of the deceased child, Peter Gray Hepburn, who died recently, are touching and expressive of deep feeling in their simplicity. The child was a bright boy and is sadly missed in the afflicted household [verse follows].



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