The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Herrick, Marion Eugene Everett
Marion Eugene Everett Herrick - Pueblo Chieftain - September 26, 2004 - Marion Eugene Everett Herrick was born Jan. 3, 1907, and died Sept. 24, 2004. He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank Herrick Sr. and Myrtle Blanche Everett Herrick. He married Martha Burgelin on March 7, 1978, and she preceded him in death Oct. 10, 1984. He is survived by his brothers, Glenn Alonzo Herrick of Denver and Frank Dennison Herrick Jr. of Pueblo. Marion attended grade school in Beulah and graduated from Centennial High School. He attended Heritage Baptist Church. Marion worked for Jackson Chevrolet and then operated Robb Body Shop until his retirement. He loved to work in his garden, and especially enjoyed growing strawberries and asparagus. Cremation with a memorial service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel.

Herrick, Raymond P.
Raymond P. Herrick - Pueblo Chieftain - May 04, 1986 - Raymond P. Herrick, late of Pueblo, died Friday, May 2, 1986, in a local hospital. Survived by his wife, Kathryn of the family home; stepchildren, Theresa (Floyd) Slike, Pueblo, Barbara (John) Buchter, California, and Richard Troutman, York, Pa. Also survived by 11 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, two brothers and four sisters: Dorothy Rodumski, Agnes (Walter) Hahn, Bridgett (Harry) Pallan, all of Stevens Point, Wis.; Evelyn (George) White, Oregon; Herman Herrick, Columbus, Wis.; and Daniel (Nettie) Herrick, DeForest, Wis. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Member of Police Benevolent Association of Pennsylvania. Born Aug. 20, 1921, in Galloway, Wis. Pueblo resident for two years, moving here from Reading, Pa. Mr. Herrick was a retired ore miner, having worked at the Grace Mine in Morgantown, Pa. Preceded in death by two stepchildren and his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Herrick were married in Chicago on April 10, 1953. Veteran of WW II, U.S. Army, Infantry, having served in the South Pacific, receiving a Purple Heart, five battle stars and the Presidential Citation. Memorial service, 7 p.m. May 5, at the Davis-Wallin Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Paul Flores officiating. Cremation, Davis-Wallin Crematorium. In lieu of flowers and food, memorials may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 102 W. Orman, Pueblo, 81004, direct or through the funeral home office.

Herrin, Eula Mae
Eula Mae Herrin - Pueblo Chieftain - April 15, 2000 - Eula Mae Herrin, 88, of St. George, Utah, and formerly of Canon City, died April 11, 2000. She was born July 27, 1911, in Hess, Okla., to James McElfresh and Maggie Bertline Rumnier. Mrs. Herrin grew up and spent most of her life in Oklahoma. She moved to Colorado after she was married and worked for the Colorado State Mental Hospital for many years. After she retired, Mrs. Herrin moved to Provo, Utah, and then to St. George in 1981. Mrs. Herrin was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and held many positions over the years. She enjoyed reading, writing, poetry and gardening. She married Robert Roy Herrin, who preceded her in death on July 6, 1955. She is survived by children, Carson Robert (Diana) Herrin, Pueblo, Edward Paul (Patricia) Herrin, Cripple Creek, Carol Lynn (Lee) Phillips, St. George; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; a nephew, LeRoy Matthews; and a niece, Phyllis Schwab, both of Canon City. She was preceded in death by her husband and parents. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Monday, Lakeside Cemetery.

Herring, Audra Maxine
Audra Maxine Herring - Pueblo Chieftain - April 07, 2004 - Audra Maxine Herring, daughter of Ottie and Effie May Mitchell Inman, was born Feb. 2, 1914, in Salem, Mo.; and passed away April 4, 2004, at the age of 90 years and two months. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Harold Herring, in 1967; her parents; two brothers, Clarence and Clyde Inman; and one sister, Marie Inman. Maxine is survived by one daughter, Ruth Ann (Edward) Pearl; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, John (Andrea) Pearl and newly-born, Thomas of Saranac Lake, N.Y., Ted (Gabrielle) Pearl and five-month-old Jackson of Fort Collins, Colo., and Suzanne Pearl and 12-year-old Jimmy of Pueblo West, Colo. Also surviving are three nephews, Dr. Max Inman of St. Louis, Mo., Ronald Inman and Ray Inman; and one niece, Norma Jean Grogan, all of Salem, Mo. Maxine and John began operating an oil marketing business in 1936, with the Sinclair Oil Co. and moved to Sedalia, Mo., in 1957, where they owned the Sinclair Bulk Plant. After John's death, Maxine moved to Columbia, Mo., to be close to her family; and became a successful realtor until she retired at the age of 72. She was a past member of the Presbyterian Church, and enjoyed playing bridge. She moved to Pueblo in 1998, and had just recently renewed her driver's license for five more years. Her life always was filled with children and sports. During the 50s, she taught kindergarten and was mother advisor for the Salem Rainbow Girls. She was on one of the first women's basketball teams when she was in high school, and played lots of golf on sand greens. She even had season tickets for years to watch her University of Missouri Basketball Team play. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held later in Salem, Mo. A fund has been set up at the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, and anyone wishing may make a donation to the Pueblo YMCA in her memory.

Herring, Danilo, Jose, Robert Lee
Robert Lee, Jose Luis, and Danilo Antonio Herring - Pueblo Chieftain - January 04, 1998 - Robert Lee Herring, 28, Jose Luis Herring, 32 and Danilo Antonio Herring, 26, all of Colorado Springs. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Monday, St. John Baptist Church, 902 S. Prospect. Interment, Evergreen Cemetery. Survived by parents, Joe E. and Loraine Herring- three sisters- other relatives and friends. Mr. Joe Herring retired from Pueblo Army Depot, security division.

Herring, Danny Gene
Danny Gene Herring - Pueblo Chieftain - December 08, 2001- Danny Gene Herring, 54, passed away Dec. 6, 2001. Preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Mary Ann Herring. Survived by his children, Jeremy Herring and Lauri (Jim) Wardle; grandchildren, Christian Herring and Chelsey Wardle; brothers and sisters, Ron (Mickey) Herring, Greg Herring, Rose Mary (Bob) Badovinac, Cynthia (Bob) Montoya, Sheila (Willie) Madrid, Beverly (Mark) Goebel; and several nephews and nieces. Danny served in the U.S. Army 1st Calvary Division (Air) during the Vietnam War. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Rosary, 6 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, both services at St. Leander Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Herring, Greg
Greg Herring - Pueblo Chieftain - May 31, 2002 - Greg Herring, 50, formerly of Pueblo, passed away May 24 in Gainesville, FL.  Preceded in death by his parents, Harold D. and Mary Ann Herring and brother, Danny G. Herring.  Survived by his wife, Kathleen M. Herring, and sons, Jonathan and Eric of Gainesville; brother and sisters, Ron (Mickey) Herring, Sheila (Willie) Madrid, Pueblo, Rose Mary (Bob) Badovinac, Northglenn, Cynthia (Bob) Montoya, Littleton, and Bev (Mark) Goebel, Elizabeth, several nieces and nephews.  Service 2:30pm, June 3, Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Gainsville.

Herring, Harold D.
Harold D. Herring - Pueblo Chieftain - June 14, 1998 - Harold D. Herring, 76, passed away June 12, 1998. Survived by his wife, Mary Ann Herring- children, Danny Herring, Ron (Mickey) Herring and Sheila (Willie) Madrid, all of Pueblo, Greg (Kathy) Herring, Gainesville, Fla., Rose Mary (Bob) Badovinac, Northglenn, Colo., Cynthia (Bob) Montoya, Littleton, Colo., and Bev (Mark) Goebel, Elizabeth, Colo.- 16 grandchildren- four great-grandchildren- five brothers and sisters in Texas- and numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday. Both services at St. Leander Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Viewing, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Those wishing may contribute to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or to Fathers Tom and Louis Sculpture Fund at St. Leander Church in his memory.

Herring, Julius Earl
Julius Earl Herring – Durango Democrat – January 26, 1909 – His Love Stands in the Way – Pueblo, Jan. 25 – Staggering into the home of the one whom he loved, with an upraised gun and about to shoot her, Julius Earl Herring fell dead at the feet of his former fiancιe, Miss Mary Robertson today from effects of a dose of poison. Herring and Miss Robertson had been engaged about a year, but the match was recently broken off. Herring was apparently crazed at the time as he was desperately in love. Twice he induced her to reconsider her decision and last week pointed a gun at her. Today he went to her house. It is thought he took the fatal dose upon the threshold and immediately afterwards entered her bedroom. He raised the revolver but was took weak to pull the trigger and fell dead. Rifle Telegram – January 29, 1909 – Julius Herring, a core-maker in the Pueblo steel works, committed suicide last Monday at the home of his sweetheart, because he was unable to marry the girl of his choice.

Herring, Leary O.
Leary O. Herring - Pueblo Chieftain - February 14, 1944 - Leary Herring Dies At Denver Hospital - Leary O. Herring, a resident of Pueblo for 37 years, died Friday at Fitzsimmons hospital, Denver. His wife Mrs. Eva Herring died two years ago. Mr. Herring was a member of John S. Stewart camp No. 3, United Spanish-American War Veterans. His survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Martha Nell Freeman, Oakland, Calif., and two sons, Oliver Herring and Fred H. Herring. Pueblo Chieftain 2-14-1944 - Leary O. Herring at Fitzsimmons hospital, Denver, Colo., Friday, Feb. 11. Father of Mrs. Martha Nell Freeman, Oakland, Calif., Oliver Herring and Fred H. Herring. Member of John S. Stewart Camp No. 3, United Spanish-American War veterans. His wife, Eva Herring died Oct. 19, 1942. Davis Mortuary. Pueblo Chieftain February 16, 1944 - Leary O. Herring services this (Wednesday) afternoon 2:00 o'clock with Rev William E, Bell officiating. At Mountain View cemetery. Flag folding and taps will be exemplified by Joseph H. Stewart Camp No. 3, United Spanish War Veterans.

Herring, Leathy E.
Leathy E. Herring – Pueblo Indicator – October 5, 1929 – Word comes of the death of Mrs. Leathy E. Herring, 82, at Los Angeles, on September 16. Mrs. Herring and her husband, S. W. Herring, came to Pueblo in 1884, and resided here till about 10 years ago. She was a real pioneer and had a host of friends here.

Herring, Mary Ann
Mary Ann Herring - Pueblo Chieftain - January 28, 2000 - Mary Ann Herring, 73, passed away Jan. 27, 2000. Preceded in death by her husband, Harold D. Herring, in 1998, and brother, Charles Ickes, Jr. Survived by her children, Danny Herring, Ron (Mickey) Herring and Sheila (Willie) Madrid, all of Pueblo; Greg (Kathy) Herring, Gainesville, Fla., Rose Mary (Bob) Badovinac, Northglenn, Colo., Cynthia (Bob) Montoya, Littleton, Colo., Bev (Mark) Goebel, Elizabeth, Colo.; 16 grandchildren, including special friend and granddaughter, Kristina Montoya; four great-grandchildren; sister, Catherine (Louie) Wear; brother, Edward (Bobbie) Ickes of Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday. Both services at St. Leander Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or the American Cancer Society in her name. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. today, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon until 5 p.m. Sunday.

Herring, Mary C.
Mary C. Herring - Pueblo Chieftain - November 18, 1998 - Mary C. Herring, passed away Nov. 16, 1998. Preceded in death by her husband, Ray W. Herring, in 1972- and by her granddaughter, Sarah Herring, June 23, 1998. Survived by her children, Catherine Hotchkiss of Pueblo West, Susie Vandenburg and Ray Herring (Mary Nelms), both of Pueblo- grandchildren, Elizabeth and Will Herring, Dee Dee Williams, Seth Vandenburg and Allen Vandenburg- and by her great-grandson, James Brummett- along with numerous other grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Shrine of St. Therese. Cremation, with , 3 p.m. Thursday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel.

Herring, Sarah Rae
Sarah Rae Herring - Pueblo Chieftain - June 28, 1998 - Sarah Rae Herring, 12, Mukilteo, Wash., formerly of Pueblo, made her transition on June 23, 1998, due to a car accident on vacation to Pueblo. Survived by mother, Nedra Herring- father, Ray Herring and Mary Nelms- sister, Elizabeth- brother, Will- grandmothers, Betty Marshall and Mary Herring- aunts, Susan Sowell, Sandy (Art) Oehmen, Catherine Hotchkiss and Susie Vanderburg- uncles, Bruce (Sharon) Marshall, Rob (Cindy) Marshall, Craig (Helen) Marshall , Scott Marshall- and numerous cousins. A celebration and remembrance of her life, 7 p.m. today, Nature Center Amphitheater.

Herring, Velma L.
Velma L. Herring - Pueblo Chieftain - April 27, 1986 - Mrs. Velma L. Herring passed away at a Canon City Nursing Home on Friday, April 25, 1986. Survived by nieces and nephew, Mrs. Ida B. (Robert) Gilliland, Pueblo, Mrs., Vivian (Raymond) Hodges, Colorado Springs, Richard D. Herring, San Bernardino, Calif., and a cousin, Garland (Etta) Arnold, Raton, N.M. Also survived by several cousins in Missouri. Born Aug. 28, 1905, in Missouri and had been a longtime Pueblo area resident. Cremation. Memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Rouch Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Lonnie James officiating.

Herrington, Edgar O.
Edgar O. Herrington - Pueblo Chieftain - January 26, 1933 - Edgar O. Herrington, 58, of 623 Jackson Street, husband of Mary Herrington and brother of Thomas, Ogden, Utah. Died at Walsenburg, Colo., Wednesday. Arrangements later. Edgar O. Herrington - Pueblo Chieftain - Edgar O. Herrington, January 27, 1933. Funeral services for Edgar O. Herrington our chapel, Saturday 2:30 p.m. To Roselawn.

Herrington, James E.
James E. Herrington - Pueblo Chieftain - September 11, 1998 - James E. Herrington, Sept. 30, 1927 - Sept. 4, 1998, very well-known barber and musician. A World War II Navy veteran and member of the Texas Steel Guitar Association and Aerie No. 145. Survived by wife, Shirley- sons, Jimmy (Janet), Steve and Mark- daughter, Darlene Lewis- foster daughter, Angela Pratt- stepson, Jerry Seriss III- brother, Edward (Glena)- sisters, Della McBee, Billie (Jarrel) Nanney and Patsy (Bill) Rose- grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, 1998, at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 3910 O'Neal Street, Pueblo, Colo.

Herrington, Mary R.
Mrs. Mary R. Herrington - Pueblo Chieftain - December 10, 1965 - Mrs. Mary R. Herrington, formerly of 623 Jackson St. Pueblo, died in Denver, Colo., Thursday, Dec. 9, 1965. Aunt of David W. Reese Jr. and great-aunt of Carol Jean and Judith Marie Reese, Denver. Widow of Edgar O. Herrington who died in Pueblo Jan. 26, 1933 and sister of David W. Reese, who died in Pueblo July 4, 1939. Mrs. Herrington was born at Coal Creek, Colo., Dec. 22, 1880 and had been a resident of Pueblo 62 years. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reese T. Reese, early Colorado residents. Member of the Episcopal Church and Adah Chapter 34, Order of Eastern Star, Mrs. Herrington had been an employee of the Pueblo County Clerk's Office 19 years before retiring and moving to Denver three years ago. Arrangements Later.

Herrington, Rufus E.
Rufus E. Herrington - Pueblo Star Journal - December 04, 1903 - The funeral of Rufus E. Herrington aged 67 years, will be held from the residents of his son, E.O. Herrington, 172 Block P, Saturday, December 5, at 1:30 p.m.; interment at Riverview. Mr. Herrington died in Denver December 1 at the residence of his son, D. Herrington, who accompanied the remains to this city yesterday. The three other sons are: Fred, of Salt Lake; Thomas, of Cupper, and Herbert, of Salt Lake.

Herritz, Alice L.
Alice L. Herritz - Pueblo Chieftain - April 28, 2006 - Alice L. Herritz, 81, passed away April 25, 2006. Survived her sister, Betty King of Fort Collins; and numerous nieces and nephews. Private graveside service will be held at Mountain View Cemetery.

Herrmann, Joseph Nicholas
Joseph Nicholas Herrmann - Pueblo Chieftain - December 29, 2005 - Joseph Nicholas Herrmann, 95, beloved husband of 72 years of Elizabeth Herrmann, departed this life Dec. 26, 2005. Born in Milwaukee, Wis., on April 23, 1910. Father of Dennis (Carol) Herrmann of Lake Forest, Ill., Dr. Scott (Joan) Herrmann of Pueblo, and Donna (Dan Brooks) Easdon of Pueblo. Also survived by six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Marie Hanlon of Wisconsin; brother, Walter (Roberta) of Fort Atkinson, Wis.; several nieces and cousins. Joseph was a very loving and caring father and grandfather who will be missed by all who knew him. Per his request, no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. His wish was for all to remember the happy times. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The family thanks all of their wonderful neighbors who helped them though their sad ordeal.

Herron, Robbie Lee
Robbie Lee Herron – Newspaper Unknown – January 2001 - Robbie Lee Herron, 87, died Jan. 6, 2001, at St. Vincent General Hospital. She was born April 17, 1913 in Farmersville, Texas to Robert and Maude (Kemp) Cox. In 1947 she and her husband William H. Herron moved from Oklahoma to Climax and to Leadville in 1954. She worked as a bartender at both the Silver Dollar and Manhattan bars and owned her own business for a while. Her garden was her paradise and she spent many hours enjoying her flowers and the outdoors. She was also an avid painter. Her daughters will long cherish the many paintings they have of hers. Her dog "Blackie" was a much loved companion. She was a member of the Leadville Moose Lodge and the Climax Cloud Club. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband William; sons Gary, Billy and Kenneth Herron and daughter Joon Mae Potter. She is survived by her daughters Sue Lamar, Leadville; Sharon (Leo) Mondragon, Pueblo; Nelta (Graham) Fryer, Caddo, Okla.; and Barbara Nelson, Atoka, Okla. She is also survived by eight grandchildren. Services were held Jan. 9 at Bailey Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Tom Abbott officiated and Neil V. Reynolds played the organ. Pallbearers were Frank Seme, Glenn Kragovich, and Twyla and Alicia Cherry. Interment was in the family plot in Evergreen Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Bailey Funeral Home.

Hersh, Virgie Lee
Virgie Lee Hersh - Pueblo Chieftain - October 30, 2001 - Virgie Lee Hersh passed away Oct. 27, 2001, at her home in Pueblo. She was born July 14, 1946, in Clayton, N.M., to Scott and Virginia Trimble. Virgie was married to Charles Hersh in July 1972. She was preceded in death by her parents. Her survivors include her husband, Charles; her two children Mary DeHaven of Grand Junction, Carl Hinshaw of Pueblo; her sister, Jo Lynn Logan of Colorado Springs; her brother, Robert (Nancy) Trimble of Pueblo; and six grandchildren. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, in the Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in memory of Mrs. Hersh be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Hersinger, Irma N.
Ima N. Hersinger - Pueblo Chieftain - August 14, 1998 - Ima N. Hersinger, 91, passed away Aug. 11, 1998. Survived by her brother, Thomas M. (Marilyn) Allee, Van Nuys, Calif.- sisters-in-law, Leona Allee, Tahlequah, Okla., Alice Allee, Pueblo, and Ruth Hersinger, Colorado Springs- stepson, Richard M. (Tazuko) Hersinger, Newport, N.C.- stepdaughter-in-law, Audrey (Russ) Stewart, Dousman, Wis.- nephews, Gary (Patty) Allee, Robert Bob" (Marijane) Allee, Charles Bud" (Marie) Allee, David Allee and Thomas D. (Ann) Allee- nieces, Laura (Del) King, Karyn Philippsen, Dana (Tony) Arce and Molly Ann (Jon) Ekstrom- special niece, Doris (George) Blanchfield- dear friend, Anne Hurley- step grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Maxwell E. Hersinger on May 27, 1981- parents, Thomas M. and Laura Ann (nee Pryor) Allee- brothers, Gilbert, Bill, Bert and Fayette Allee- sisters, Cleda J. Scott and Ura Allee- and sister-in-law, Josephine Allee. Born May 10, 1907, in Hammon, Okla., Ima came with her family to Pueblo in 1928. She and Max owned and operated the G&M Motel in Lake City, Colo., for 23 years and moved back to Pueblo in 1979. Member of Faith United Methodist Church and Waunita Chapter No. 37 OES, Gunnison, Colo. She will lie in state from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998, at Imperial Memorial Gardens with Rev. Robert Windsor officiating. In lieu of flowers, those who desire may make memorials to Faith United Methodist Church or Wycliffe Bible Translators through the funeral home.

Herskind, Vera M.
Vera M. Herskind - Pueblo Chieftain - July 16, 2002 - Vera M. Herskind, 94, passed away July 15, 2002. She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Galen Gerhard Jr., Patricia Megas and Russell Gerhard, all of Minneapolis, Minn., and John Gerhard, Pueblo. At her request, cremation with inurnment at a later date in Mason City, Iowa.

Hertneky, Edwin V.
Edwin V. Hertneky - Pueblo Chieftain - January 4, 1987 - Edwin V. Hertneky passed away Thursday, Jan. 1, 1987, following a lengthy illness. Predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Mary Hertneky. Survived by his wife, Elsa Beth Hertneky of the family home; children, Mary Sandra (Richard) Gecewicz, Scott Edward (Jill) Hertneky, Clark William (JoAnn) Hertneky, Beth Anne (Mark) Koester, all of Pueblo, and Kirk Mac-Dougall Hertneky, Atlanta, Oft.; grandchildren, Jason and Jaydee Gecewicz, Melissa and Megan Hertneky, Brian and Valerie Hertneky and Laura Beth Koester, all of Pueblo. Also survived by mother-in-law, Lyla Clark, and aunt, Margaret Darraugh, both of Pueblo, and a host of other aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Born Aug. 21, 1923, in Pueblo and had been a lifetime resident retiring in 1982 after 29 years as a physical education instructor at Parkview Elementary School and 24 years as plant operator for the Southern Colorado Power Co. Graduated from Central High School and then from the University of Colorado in 1949, where he was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Member of BPO Elks Lodge No. 90, Steel City DAV, American Legion Post 211, AARP and the Retired Teachers Association. Cremation. Memorial service will he held at 3:45 p.m. Monday in the Rouch Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Philip L. Green, pastor of Bethel United Methodist Church, officiating. The family may be contacted, at the home of Sandy Gecewicz, 5 Cornflower, immediately following the service.

Hertneky, Joseph W.
Joseph W. Hertneky - Pueblo Chieftain - November 15, 1981 - Joseph W. Hertneky, late of 1125 Greenwood, passed away Nov. 14, 1981. Arrangements pending. Pueblo Chieftain - November 16, 1981 - Rosary recitation 7 p.m. Monday, T. G. McCarthy Chapel, and Mass of the Resurrection 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sacred Heart Cathedral, Fr. Joseph P. McGuiness officiating, B.P.O.E. Elks 90 graveside services, Roselawn.

Hertneky, Mary E.
Mary E. Hertneky - Pueblo Chieftain - March 25, 1984 - Mary E. Hertneky, March 23, 1984. Predeceased by husband, Joseph W. Hertneky, Nov. 14, 1981. Mother of Edwin V. (Elsa Beth). Grandmother of Sandy (Richard) Gecewica, Scott (Jill), Clark (Joann), Beth Anne and Kirk M. Hertneky. Great-grandmother of Jason T. and Jaydee M. Gecewicz, Brian, Valerie and Melissa Hertneky. Sister of Joseph Miklos. Predeceased by brothers, John Miklos and Steve Miklos. Mrs. Hertneky was a member of Sacred Heart Cathedral Parish and Altar and Rosary Society, the Bishop's Guild. Practical Nurses Association, Parkview Hospital Auxiliary, Pueblo Club of B&P Woman, Beta Sigma Phi, Zeta Study Club, Pueblo Art Guild and the Knife and Fork Club. She served as precinct chairperson for the Democratic Party for more then 20 years. She also worked for many years at Parkview Episcopal Hospital. Rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday, T. G. McCarthy Rose Chapel; Mass, 1 p.m. Monday, Sacred Heart Cathedral. Interment, Roselawn. Family will receive friends at 1125 Greenwood following the Mass.

Herzog, Sarah
Sarah Herzog - Pueblo Chieftain - January 21, 2005 - Sarah Herzog passed away Jan. 19, 2005, in Pueblo. Sarah is survived by her husband, Harvey; their four children and five grandchildren. At her request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. today, in the Davis Memorial Chapel. In lieu of food or flowers the family asks that donations in memory of Sarah be made to Hadassah. Donations may be made through the mortuary.

Hescovich, Irvin
Irvin Hescovich – Creede Candle – January 18, 1908 – Irvin Hescovich, a middle aged Russian, was ground to pieces by the charging car of a blast furnace in the Minnequa steel works. But few remnants of his body were to be found when the machinery was stopped, and had it not been for his brass number check, identification would have been impossible.

Hess, Barbara
Barbara A. Hess - Pueblo Chieftain - January 05, 2002 - Passed away Jan. 1, 2002, in Colorado City. Barbara was born Jan. 17, 1936, in Harlan, Iowa, to Russell and Florence Holmquest Gould and had lived in Colorado City since 1973. She was employed at the Do-Ray Lamp Co. and later Columbia House in Colorado City for 11 years. Mrs. Hess was a member of the Colorado City Community Church. She was preceded in death by her mother; a son, Floyd L. Hess Jr.; and her husband, Floyd L. Hess. She is survived by her father, Russell (Arlene) Gould; children, Andrew (Daphne) Hess of Arizona, Jean (Charles) Larsen of Wyoming, Sheila (David) Woolsey of California, Julia (Leroy) Jantz of Colorado City; brothers, James (Betty) Gould of Iowa, Graham Gould of Nebraska; grandchildren, Tobby and Stephanie Hess, Thomas, Jerry and Kara Hess, Raquel, Heather and Bart Woolsey, Nicole and Josh Wells, Billie Jean Phillips and Wade Larsen; great-grandchildren, Charlssey Larsen and Garrick Phillips; and a nephew, John Gould. Mrs. Hess will lie in state at the mortuary from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Saturday. The family will be present at the mortuary to greet visitors Saturday from 6 until 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, Jan 6, 2002, at 2 p.m. in the Colorado City Community Church. Cremation will follow. Donations in memory of Barbara may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, direct or through the mortuary.

Hess, Beverly
Beverly Hess - Greeley Tribune – January 16, 2005 - Beverly Elizabeth Hess, 53, of Galeton died Friday, Jan. 14, at North Colorado Medical Center, Greeley. She was born April 11, 1951, in Greeley to William George and Hazel Bernice (Haun) Hess. During the years, Miss Hess had worked at Schaefer Rehabilitation Services, Toddys, McDonald's and doing volunteer work. She had lived at the Triangle Cross Ranch in Galeton for the past nine years. She was involved in Special Olympics bowling, basketball, track and field, swimming, bocce and cross-country skiing. She received many Olympic medals and trophies. Miss Hess loved children, music, dancing and spending time with family. She devoted herself to the Lord and attended the Galeton Community Church, Galeton. She was a genuine, caring and loving person and a friend to all. Survivors are four sisters, Claire "Gina" Tessier Kortmeyer and husband Scott of Evans, Linda Annette Tessier Arnold and husband Rick of La Veta, and Francine Hazel Tessier and Jeannine Bernice Tessier Absher and husband Donald, all of Bakersfield, Calif.; a brother, Charles William Hess and wife Janice of Dolores; and her stepfather, Andre Tessier Sr. of Montreal, Canada. Also surviving are 10 nieces, 10 nephews, five grandnephews, two grandnieces, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends and her special family at the Triangle Cross Ranch. Her father, William George Hess; her mother, Hazel Bernice Tessier; two brothers, Donald Dennis Hess and Andre "Gino" Tessier; and her grandparents are deceased. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Adamson Memorial West Chapel. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Greeley. Friends may visit from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at the West Chapel. Contributions may be made to the Triangle Cross Ranch in care of Adamson Memorial West Chapel, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, CO 80634.

Hess, Floyd L.
Floyd L. Hess - Pueblo Chieftain - July 28, 2001 - Floyd L. Hess passed away July 25, 2001, in Pueblo. Floyd was born Dec. 21, 1935, in Jacksonville, Iowa, to Everett and Anna Anderson Hess and had lived in Colorado City since 1973. He was a member of the Eagles Aerie No. 145 in Pueblo and the Colorado City Community Church. Floyd was employed as an auto body technician for Jess Hunter Ford, Wilcoxson Motors and then Midtown Paint and Body for many years. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Floyd Hess Jr.; and a sister, Judy Kock. Mr. Hess is survived by his wife, Barbara of Colorado City; children, Andrew (Daphne) Hess of Arizona, Jean (Charles) Larsen of Wyoming, Sheila (David) Woolsey of California, Julia (Leroy) Jantz of Colorado City; brothers, Gail (Jeralyn) Hess and Eugene (Karen) Hess both of Iowa; grandchildren, Tobby and Stephanie Hess, Thomas, Jerry and Kara Hess, Raquel, Heather and Bart Woolsey, Nicole and Josh Wells, Billie Jean Phillips and Wade Larsen; great grandchildren, Charlssey Larsen and Garrick Phillips; as well as several nieces and nephews. Mr. Hess will lie in state at the mortuary from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Sunday. Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 30, 2001, at 11 a.m. in the Colorado City Community Church. Cremation in the Davis Crematory will follow. Donations in memory of Mr. Hess may be made to the Colorado City Community Church Missions direct or through the mortuary.

Hess, Mayota
Mayota Hess - Pueblo Chieftain - October 03, 2004 - Mayota Hess, 74, passed away Sept. 29, 2004, in Pueblo. Services will be held in Walsh, Colo.

Hessen, Marie R.
Marie R. Hessen - Pueblo Chieftain - July 06, 2006 - Marie R. Hessen, 78, beloved wife, mother, departed peacefully July 3, 2006. Preceded in death by husband Robert A. Hessen, daughter Lilly Hessen, father Telesforo Ramirez, sibling Luis, Selia, Cuca Ramirez. Survived by mother Petra Ramirez, children Robert (Cindy) Hessen, Rose (Rick) Whitney, Linda (Herb) Adams, Henry (Nancy) Hessen, Shirley (Rich) Campbell, Elaine Baca, granddaughter Chinell Hessen, special friend Betty Vaughn, sibling, Margerito, Raphael, Ana, Leecha, Rosa. 16 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Cremation, private interment, Imperial Gardens. In lieu of food or flowers donations to Sangre de Cristo Hospice House in her memory.

Hessen, Robert A.
Robert A. "Swede" Hessen - Pueblo Chieftain - September 06, 2002 - Robert A. "Swede" Hessen, 72, departed this life on Sept. 4, 2002, in Pueblo. Preceded in death by his parents, Axel and Rose Hessen; sister, Nancy Hessen; and daughter, Lilly Hessen. Survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Marie R. Hessen; brothers, Fred, Don and Eugene; sisters, June Meire, Elsie (Jack) Gillman, Eleanor Prete, Gracie Lohman; sons and daughters, Robert (Cindy) Hessen Jr., Rose (Rick) Whitney, Linda (Keith) Adams, Henry (Nancy) Hessen, Mary (Richard) Campbell, Elaine Hessen and Chinell Hessen; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Memorial service, 3 p.m. Saturday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Inurnment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Hesser, Abe
Abe Hesser – Pueblo Chieftain – February 15, 1934 – Abe Hesser, 63 a resident of Pueblo the Boone district, 35 years, died in Denver Tuesday, He is survived by his wife, daughters, Mrs. Joe Thomas, Pueblo and Mrs. Zelma Hines, Houston, TX and son, Leonard Hesser. He was a member of B.P.O.E. No. 90 Pueblo. Funeral service will be held in the chapel of the Rouch Funeral Home at 2 p.m. with the Elks in charge. Interment, Roselawn.

Hessler, Louise
Louise Hessler - Huerfano World - October 21, 1999 - Louise Hessler died October 17, 1999 in the Cambridge Health Center in Cambridge, MN. She was 77. Born September 29, 1922 in Gardner to Samuel and Addie Friend Simms, she was raised in La Veta and graduated from La Veta High School in 1941. After her education she worked at the telephone company in Pueblo and then moved to California to work for Lockheed Aircraft Company. She joined the US Navy in March, 1943 and served in Washington, DC until her discharge in February 1946. She married Robert W. Hessler May 29, 1946 at the Church of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN. After their marriage they lived in South Minneapolis, Wisconsin, Colorado and Kansas before returning to Minnesota in 1954. In 1957, they purchased a home in Richfield and she worked as a media aid for the Richfield Public Schools for 15 years. In 1989, they moved to their home on Green Lake and he died in 1994. She was a member of St. Edward's Catholic Church and volunteered at the Princeton Area Library and North Elementary School. Survivors include her daughters, Sharon Bernhardt and friend Lorenzo Clark of Tucson, AZ; Barbara Greenwood, Princeton, MN; and five grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today (Thursday) from St. Edward's Catholic Church. Burial will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.

Hesslink, Joseph A. Jr.
Joseph A. Hesslink Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - January 21, 2000 - Joseph A. Hesslink Jr. of Olney Springs, Colo., died Jan. 20, 2000. Visitation, 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Griffy Family Funeral Home in Fowler. Graveside services, 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2000, at the Olney Springs Cemetery. Military honors by VFW Post 336 of Ordway.

Hester, Lois R.
Lois R. Hester – Pueblo Chieftain - September 18, 2006 - Lois R. Hester, 87, passed away Sept. 16, 2006. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.

Hester, Maxine
Maxine Weybright Schooley Hester - Pueblo Chieftain - April 06, 1999 - Maxine Weybright Schooley Hester, 85, of Rocky Ford, died April 4. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday, April 8, Ustick Donelson Johnson Funeral Home. Interment, Valley View Cemetery, Rocky Ford.

Hetherington, Charles David
Charles David "Charley" Hetherington - Pueblo Chieftain - June 01, 2001 - Charles David "Charley" Hetherington, 73, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2001, at his home in Pueblo. He was born June 3, 1927, in Morrison, Okla., to Emelia E. Schiewe and David Creed Hetherington. Charles is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Dorothy Hetherington; four children, Charles W. Hetherington, Charlotte A. Dunlay (Jarry), John D. Hetherington and Keith D. Hetherington (Angela)six grandchildren, Jeffrey Dunlay (Jennifer), Christopher, Andrea, Jennifer, Alisha and Amanda Hetherington; brother, W. Howard Hetherington; and sister, Mary E. Stanford. Charles was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and one sister. Charles served his country during World War II as a Yeoman Third Class in the U.S. Navy. He retired from his Pueblo business, Hetherington Construction, in 1985, and he was also a building inspector for a short time. Viewing, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Charles' memory.

Hettich, Julia M.
Julia M. Hettich – Pueblo Chieftain – September 10, 2006 - Julia M. Hettich passed away Sept. 5, 2006, in Pueblo. Julia was born Jan. 28, 1915, in Mauston, Wis., to Edward and Anna Rudolph and had lived in this area since 1972. She was a member of the Rye Home United Methodist Church and enjoyed sewing, knitting and serving as a volunteer for several area groups including the Rye Women's Club. Mrs. Hettich was preceded in death by her husband, William, in 1997; as well as five sisters and a brother. She is survived by her children, William Hettich of Oklahoma and Virginia Moews of Colorado City; sisters, Francis Kreppel of Illinois and Edna LaRose of Wisconsin; grandchildren, Jennifer Anderson-Moews, Dawn Moews, Julia Hettich, Amy Duvall; as well as two great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. There will be no public services. Julia's family would like to thank the Sangre de Cristo Hospice and the staff at Life Care Center for the care and compassion. Donations in memory of Mrs. Hettich may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Pueblo.

Hettich, William G.
William G. Hettich - Pueblo Chieftain - July 16, 1997 - William G. Hettich passed away July 13, 1997, at his home in Colorado City. He was born Nov. 13, 1919, in Chicago, Ill., and had lived in Colorado City for nearly 25 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. armed forces having served during World War II. He was a member of the Pioneer X-ray Family, the American Legion and a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans. His survivors include his wife, Julia, of the family home in Colorado City- son, William (Rosetta) Hettich of Cheyenne, Wyo.- daughter, Virginia Moews of Rye- as well as his grandchildren, Jennifer (Kregg Anderson) Anderson-Moews, Dawn Moews, Julia Hettich, Amy Hettich, Kim Hieduck and Bill Bedell- and two great-grandchildren. At his request, no public viewing or services. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. Those wishing to do so are asked to make contributions in memory of Mr. Hettich to the Arthritis Foundation or to the Caring Unlimited Hospice, 4490 Bent Bros Blvd., Suite A, Colorado City, Colo., 81019.

Heuchemer, Earl R.
Earl R. Heuchemer - Pueblo Chieftain - February 24, 2002 - Earl R. Heuchemer began his earthly journey on June 14, 1927, and ended his journey on Feb. 19, 2002. His path began by being born to Paul and Ruth Heuchemer. The next leg of his journey led him to marry his soul mate, Shirley Brown, in 1949. He graduated from Canon City High School in 1945, graduated from CU in 1951 and received a master's degree from UNC in 1967. Earl devoted his life to teaching children for 31 years with District 60, retiring in 1982. He is survived by his wife Shirley and children, Diana (Peter) Marks, Robert (Carol) Heuchemer, Sandie (John) Obrin and Dane (Kelly) Heuchemer. Survived also by adored grandchildren, Laura, Kevin, Chrystal (Joe), Colin, Jennifer and Jackie; and great-grandson, Dylon. His hobbies were fishing, hunting, playing cards, teaching his grandkids how to play poker, good sportsmanship, going to Cripple Creek and garage sales. He was an avid sports fan, and his greatest joy was his grandchildren. At his request, there will be no viewing or services. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Donations may be made to Denver Children's Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 5585, Denver, Colo. 80217-9142 in his memory.

Heuett, Millie Jo
Millie Jo Heuett - Pueblo Chieftain - May 17, 1999 - Millie Jo Heuett, 61, of Pueblo, passed away May 14, 1999. She was a member of Newcomers Club and Canasta Club and delighted in taking care of her home. Preceded in death by her husband, Carroll R. Heuett, in 1985 after 30 years of marriage, and by her father, William F. Beurman, in 1975. Survived by mother, Mildred L. Beurman- children, Colleen Dugan and Clara (Marty) Hawkins-brothers, William Franklin Beurman Jr. and Albert L. Beurman- grandsons, Michael W.R. Dugan II, Shaynne Michael Hawkins and Joshua Dale Hawkins- and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. There will be no visitation. Graveside service, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home.

Heun, Raymond
Raymond Heun - Pueblo Chieftain - April 30, 2006 - Raymond Heun, 83, passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2006, in Albuquerque, N.M. He was born on June 21, 1922, to Henry and Frieda (Schabes) Heun in Chicago, Ill. Raymond retired from UARCO Inc. in 1981 and moved to Pueblo West, Colo., where he enjoyed his retirement volunteering for SCORE, fishing with his brother, Henry Heun, and enjoying the view of the mountains from his back patio. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Army Air Corps. Raymond is survived by his wife, Roselyn Heun; his three children, Richard Heun and wife, Susan, of Naperville, Ill., David Heun and wife, Patrissa, of Geneva, Ill., and Pamela Lackey and husband, Rick, of Albuquerque, N.M.; and four grandchildren, Mitchell and Ryan Heun and Steven and Jenna Lackey. Memorial services, 7 p.m. Monday, May 1, 2006, at the French Mortuary Chapel in Albuquerque, with Rev. Myron White officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to a charity of your choice.

Heun, Ruth F.
Ruth F. Heun - Pueblo Chieftain - May 13, 2003 - Ruth F. Heun, 86, passed away May 10, 2003. Survived by her son, Robert H. (Shari L.) Heun, DDS; grandchildren, Justin Heun and Michelle Heun; brother-in-law, Raymond (Roselyn) Heun; cousin, Eugene Bleck, Chicago, Ill.; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Henry C. “Bee” Heun on Sept. 22, 1989. Ruth was born Oct. 12, 1916, in Chicago, Ill., and was a longtime Pueblo resident. Member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where she was active in the Friendship Circle and the Altar Guild. Ruth enjoyed playing cards, especially Bridge and Canasta and getting together with friends and family and going to her grandchildren's sporting events. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home. Funeral service, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 701 W. Evans Ave., with Pastor Randy Bolt officiating. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Those who desire may make memorials to the American Cancer Society, c/o the funeral home.

Hewitt, Baby Boy
Baby Boy Hewitt - Wray Rattler - April 06, 1906 - Fearful Wreck and Loss of Life in D. & R. G. Railroad Collision - Pueblo – The Adobe wreck will rank as one of the great railroad disasters in the history of railroading. For complete coverage click the following link: Adobe Train Wreck, 1906

Hewitt, Claudius
Claudius Hewitt – Telluride Daily Journal – March 16, 1906 – Frightful Wreck – Fast Passenger Trains Meet in Head On Collision – Note: Claudius Hewitt is listed among the dead of the Adobe Train Disaster, March 16, 1906. Claudius Hewitt: From Lebo, Kansas. Source: Colorado newspaper coverage. See Adobe Train Wreck, 1906 for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Hewitt, Dorothy A.
Dorothy A. (Knudson, Wahl) Hewitt - Pueblo Chieftain - August 13, 1998 - Dorothy A. (Knudson, Wahl) Hewitt went to be with her Lord on Aug. 11, 1998, following a lengthy bout with cancer. Born on April 7, 1933, in Akron, Colo., to the union of Katie and John Knudson. Preceded in death by her parents and stepfather- brothers, George, Delmer, George Carl, Eugene and Darroll Knudson- half brother, Joseph Sherwood- niece, Kerry Knudson- and nephew, Jason Brett Knudson. Dorothy was baptized on May 31, 1933, in Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron and confirmed in St. Paul's Lutheran Church on April 14, 1946, in Otis, Colo. Member of Aerie No. 145 Inc. F.O.E. and King of Kings Lutheran Church where she served on the finance committee and as money counter. Retired from Pueblo County where she was employed as budget director until December 1994. She leaves to mourn her passing, nieces, Brenda Snyder, Debra Bianco and Cindy Slater- nephews, John, Dan, Roger, Allen, Steve, Gary, Don, David and Chuck Knudson- sisters-in-law, Mable Knudson, Inez Dodson, Sharon Snyder and Judy Norton- grandnieces, Jennifer Knudson, Kelly Starc, Krista Knudson, Anna Knudson, Jessica, Shannon and Crystal Slater, Carly and Dana Knudson- grandnephews, Shawn Lee, Shawn, Mark, Treavor, Adam, David Adam, Dylan, Ryan and Mathew Knudson. Special friends, Jim and Judy Patti, LouWana Ainsley, Eleanor Mason, Jane Carmel, Yvonne Ellis, Terri Reinert and Tom and Cathy Griggs. A host of church friends, neighbors and other friends and special pets, Pete, Leah, Coquette, Teddy, Aggie and Peppy. , 11 a.m. Friday, King of Kings Lutheran Church. Luncheon following service in the church hall. A wake for all friends and relatives, 1 p.m. Sunday, Patti's Restaurant. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to El Pueblo Boys and Girls Ranch or King of Kings Lutheran Church. Inurnment, Otis Cemetery, Otis.

Hewitt, Joann White
Joann White Hewitt - Pueblo Chieftain - January 06, 2002 - Age 83, passed away Jan. 2, 2002. She was predeceased by her husband, Alvin Hewitt, in 1991. At her request, cremation with private family graveside services.

Hewitt, Katherine
Katherine Hewitt – Telluride Daily Journal – March 16, 1906 – Frightful Wreck – Fast Passenger Trains Meet in Head On Collision – Note: Katherine Hewitt is listed among the dead of the Adobe Train Disaster, March 16, 1906. Katherine Hewitt: From Lebo, Kansas. She is also listed as Catherine Hewitt. Source: Colorado newspaper coverage. See Adobe Train Wreck, 1906 for in depth coverage of this disaster. Wray Rattler - April 06, 1906 - Katherine Hewitt, Lebo, Kansas - Fearful Wreck and Loss of Life in D. & R. G. Railroad Collision - Pueblo – The Adobe wreck will rank as one of the great railroad disasters in the history of railroading.

Hewitt, Lillian
Lillian Hewitt – Telluride Daily Journal – March 16, 1906 – Frightful Wreck – Fast Passenger Trains Meet in Head On Collision – Note: Lillian Hewitt is listed among the dead of the Adobe Train Disaster, March 16, 1906. Lillian Hewitt: From Lebo, Kansas. Source: Colorado newspaper coverage. See Adobe Train Wreck, 1906 for in depth coverage of this disaster. Wray Rattler - April 06, 1906 - Lillian Hewitt, Lebo, Kansas - Fearful Wreck and Loss of Life in D. & R. G. Railroad Collision - Pueblo – The Adobe wreck will rank as one of the great railroad disasters in the history of railroading.

Hewitt, Pearl
Pearl Hewitt – Telluride Daily Journal – March 16, 1906 – Frightful Wreck – Fast Passenger Trains Meet in Head On Collision – Note: Pearl Hewitt is listed among the dead of the Adobe Train Disaster, March 16, 1906. Pearl Hewitt: From Lebo, Kansas, age 15. Source: Colorado newspaper coverage. Wray Rattler - April 06, 1906 - Pearl Hewitt, Lebo, Kansas - Fearful Wreck and Loss of Life in D. & R. G. Railroad Collision - Pueblo – The Adobe wreck will rank as one of the great railroad disasters in the history of railroading. For complete coverage click the following link: Adobe Train Wreck, 1906

Hewitt, Richard E.
Richard E. Hewitt - Pueblo Chieftain - January 22, 2006 - Richard E. (Rick) Hewitt, 79, passed away Jan. 15, 2006, at home. Survived by children, Karen Weaver, Linda Miller and Terri Hewitt, all of Arizona; grandchildren, Erica Woodworth of Rhode Island and Larry Richard Weaver of Arizona. Preceded in death by parents, George and Joyce Hewitt. Rick was born Sept. 26, 1926, in Sandusky, Ohio, and had been a longtime resident of Pueblo where, after 29 years of service, he retired from the Colorado Department of Revenue. During WWII, he served in the U.S. Army. Later he was honored to be selected as a manager at the Lear B. Reed Institute School of Professional Investigation in Denver. Rick went on to become a police officer for the Aurora Police Department. Following this, he worked for the Colorado Department of Revenue where he held the position of Supervisor of Revenue Enforcement for the Southern Colorado region. Later in life, he enjoyed membership in the American Legion at both Post 2 and 203 where he was Commander for one year and four years respectively. He also served as Chef de Gare for one year in the 40 et 8, and was a member of the Elks for 22 years. Memorial service honoring his life will be held at the George McCarthy Historic Chapel at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006, with the Rev. Ron Roche officiating and military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Private entombment in the Veteran's Court of Honor to be held at a later date.

Hewitt, Taylor
Taylor Hewitt – Telluride Daily Journal – March 16, 1906 – Frightful Wreck – Fast Passenger Trains Meet in Head On Collision – Note: Taylor Hewitt is listed among the dead of the Adobe Train Disaster, March 16, 1906. Taylor Hewitt: From Lebo, Kansas. Source: Colorado newspaper coverage. Wray Rattler - April 06, 1906 - Taylor Hewitt, Lebo, Kansas - Fearful Wreck and Loss of Life in D. & R. G. Railroad Collision - Pueblo – The Adobe wreck will rank as one of the great railroad disasters in the history of railroading. For complete coverage click the following link: Adobe Train Wreck, 1906

Hewitt, Winona
Winona Hewitt – Telluride Daily Journal – March 16, 1906 – Frightful Wreck – Fast Passenger Trains Meet in Head On Collision – Note: Winona Hewitt is listed among the dead of the Adobe Train Disaster, March 16, 1906. Winona Hewitt: From Lebo, Kansas. Source: Colorado newspaper coverage. Wray Rattler - April 06, 1906 - Winona Hewitt, Lebo, Kansas - Fearful Wreck and Loss of Life in D. & R. G. Railroad Collision - Pueblo – The Adobe wreck will rank as one of the great railroad disasters in the history of railroading. For complete coverage click the following link: Adobe Train Wreck, 1906

Heyl, Leora
Leora Heyl - La Veta Signature - January 10, 1991 - Services will be held today, January 10, at the First Baptist Church in La Veta for Leora Heyl, who died early Sunday at her home. The service begins at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the La Veta Cemetery, where Mrs. Heyl will be laid to rest next to her late husband Norman. According to Huerfano County coroner Mike Antle, Mrs. Heyl died at approximately 2 a.m., Sunday of complications stemming from malnutrition.

Heyl, Norman W.
Norman W. Heyl - Pueblo Chieftain - November 13, 1980 - Norman W. Heyl of La Veta, Nov. 10, 1980. Husband of Mrs. Leora Heyl; son of Mrs. Norma Heyl, Waterloo, Ill.; and brother of Mrs. Alberta Walz, Waterloo and Dr. Royal James Heyl, Athens, Ga. Service 1 p.m. Thursday, La Veta Baptist Church will be conducted by the Rev. Mark Anderson. Interment, La. Veta Cemetery.

Heyl, Raymond Jackson
Raymond Jackson Heyl - Pueblo Chieftain - August 29, 2004 - Raymond Jackson Heyl, 96, of Pueblo, formerly of Denver, Colo. Survived by wife, Marian (Flanders) Heyl; daughter, Joan Heyl Shell, Golden; and nephew, Ronald K. Miller, Brisbane, Australia. Interment at a later date. Memorials may be made to P.C.C. Fremont Campus Building Fund, 51320 W. Hwy. 50, Canon City, CO 81212.



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