The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Hogagatt, Chester Ray
Chester Ray Hogagatt - Pueblo Chieftain - January 08, 2004 - Chet Hogagatt, born February 11th, 1933 in Silt, Colorado, raised in Pueblo and graduated from Pueblo Central High School. He received degrees from Pueblo Junior College, the University of Colorado, and the University of Denver. Chet spent 35 years as a distinguished research engineer at the Denver Research Institute, University of Denver, where he retired as the director in 1988. The loving husband of Lorrie for 47 years; father of Gary (Connie), Karen Hartzell (Mark), and Gregory (Karen); brother of Charlene Biddle; grandfather of Danielle, Michelle, Kayla, Kyle, Katrina, Meredith, and Trevor. Proceeded in death by daughter Cynthia Wheeler, and his sisters: Aleta, Vonny, Delores, Jane and Margie and his brother, Mel. Visitation - Pueblo Chieftain - January 9th, from 3:00pm to 7:00pm; Rosary 7:00 pm, both at Horan & McConaty Family Chapel, 3101 South Wadsworth Blvd. Funeral Mass - Pueblo Chieftain - January 10th, Noon at Norte Dame Catholic Church, 2190 South Sheridan Blvd., Interment at Mount Olivet Cemetery. Memorial Donations to Porter Hospice Foundation, 333 West Hampden Avenue, Suite 620, Englewood, CO 80110.

Hogan, Everett E.
Everett E. Hogan - Pueblo Chieftain - November 10, 2002 - Everett E. Hogan, 80, of Hemet, Calif., passed away Nov. 5, 2002. Preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, and his wife, Marjorie Hogan. Survived by his sons, Randy, and Jeff (Elizabeth); two grandsons, Patrick and Eric; and one brother, W.E. “Gene” (Nora) of Sacramento, Calif. Also survived by his special friend, Lucy Fredrickson; and her children of Hemet Calif.; and nieces, Brenda (Harvey) Cannon, Karena B. Garcia and Bev (S.W.) Pressey. Everett was a graduate of CSU and after many years of faithful service to the farming community in both Colorado and California, he retired as County Agent of Otero County with the office in Rocky Ford. He was dearly loved and we will miss him, but we know he is free of pain and disease and with the Lord he knew. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at Imperial Reception Hall after the service.

Hogan, Jane
Jane Hogan - Rocky Mountain News - January 26, 1901 - Pioneer Woman Dead - Mrs. Jane Hogan Passes Away at Sisters Hospital - (News Bureau, Room 105, Pope Block, Jan. 25) - (Special to The News) - Mrs. Jane Hogan, who came to Colorado in '62, died this morning at the Sisters' Hospital, aged nearly 85 years. She was the widow of Jeremiah Hogan and they came to this country from Ireland back in the '40s. After a residence in Denver, Central City and other mining towns of Northern Colorado, they settled on a ranch north of Pueblo in 1869. Since that time the Hogan family has been one of the most prominent in this section of the state. Mrs. Hogan leaves three sons, George, Thomas and Michael, and one daughter, Mrs. Gilbert Crater, all of whom live in this city. The funeral will be held from the family home, 315 Quincy Street, at 10 a.m., and from St. Patrick's Church at 10:30. Before her death the deceased named her pallbearers who will be Captain J. J. Lambert, Charles Henkel, T. G. McCarthy, John Murphy, Andrew McGovern and Thomas Kelly. These six men officiated as pallbearers at the funeral of her husband twelve years ago.

Hogg, William
William Hogg – Durango Democrat – June 13, 1902 – Railroad Man Dies – Pueblo, Colo., June 12. – William Hogg, aged 50 years, commercial agent of the Missouri Pacific railroad here since the road was built to Pueblo twelve years ago, died suddenly today of neuralgia of the heart. He leaves a wife, two sons and a daughter.

Hoggatt, William
William "Oscar" Hoggatt - Pueblo Chieftain - July 31, 1986 - William "Oscar" Hoggatt, late of Pueblo, died July 30, 1986, at a local nursing home. Survived by his children, Aleta "Lola A." (George S.) Bush, Pueblo; Vonita (Artis) Alderman, Pueblo; Melvin Hoggatt, Colorado Springs; Dolores (Harry) Lee, Pueblo; Charlene (James R.) Brotherton, Pueblo; and Chester R. (Loretta) Hoggatt, Lakewood. Also survived by two stepdaughters, Idell (Eldon) Woods, Keyes, Okla.; and Anna Lee (Elden) Hild, Beulah; 23 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Born June 28, 1897, in Huntsville, Ark. Pueblo resident for six years, previous residence, Rifle, Colo., where he was a shale extractor for Union Carbide. Veteran of WWI. Preceded in death by his wife, Florence Cables Hoggatt, Oct. 15, 1979; two daughters, Erma Jane Ruckman, 1978; Margie Harmon, 1956; and three brothers. Mr. Hoggatt had a special love for fishing and hunting. Service, 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1, Davis-Wallin Memorial Chapel with Dr. David E. Horton officiating. Interment, Rose Hill Cemetery, Rifle, Colo.

Hoglund, Carl G.
Carl G. Hoglund - Pueblo Chieftain - March 19, 1999 - Carl G. Hoglund died March 17, 1999, in Brighton, Colo. Father of John T. Hoglund of Alpharetta, Ga., Ann Makowski of Thornton, Colo., Carol Hoglund of Windsor, Colo., Raymond C. Hoglund of Atlanta, Ga., Dr. Donald Hoglund of Bartelsville, Okla., David Hoglund of Erie, Colo., Dorothy Fitzpatrick of Napa, Calif., Paul Hoglund of Broomfield, Colo., and Michael Hoglund of Mead, Colo. Grandfather of 20. Preceded in death by his wife, Katherine Hoglund in1985. Visitation, 4 to 7 p.m. today with a 7 p.m. rosary at Highland Mortuary,104th and I-25 in Thornton. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday at 9a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 11385 Grant St., Northglenn. Interment will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery

Hogsett, Estes
Estes Hogsett - Pueblo Chieftain - December 28, 1987 - Estes Hogsett. Please note change to day of services. Service at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Griffy Chapel in Manzanola. Burial, Thursday afternoon at Burr Oak Cemetery near Mankato, Kan.

Hogsett, John W.
John W. Hogsett - Pueblo Chieftain - January 10, 1925 - John W. Hogsett Passes Away Here. John W. Hogsett, age 62 years, and one of the best known citizens of Pueblo County, passed away yesterday afternoon at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Lucile Copelin, 2628 Pine Street. Mr. Hogsett was born in Carlile, Ill., and came to Pueblo 27 years ago. He was connected with The Standard Fire Brick Company of this city for several years, and later moved to Vineland, where he lived on his ranch for 23 years. He had been in poor health for a number of years. Mr. Hogsett was a member of the Vineland Christian church, of the Valley Camp No. 39, Woodmen of the World, and Camp 7111, Modern Woodmen of the World. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Katie Hogsett, and the following children: Elmer of Undercliffe, Colo., Frank and Carl of Pueblo, John and Clarence of Los Angeles, Cal., Mrs. Margaret Rayburn and Mrs. Lucile Copelin of Pueblo. Announcement of services will be made later by T. G. McCarthy & Sons.

Hogue, Brent C.
Brent C. Hogue - Pueblo Chieftain - December 31, 1997 - Brent C. Hogue, formerly of Pueblo, passed away Dec. 29, 1997, in Winter Park, Fla. Survived by his mother, Lola (Merle) Thomas- sisters, Bonnie Raley, Leila (Larry) Scalese, Debi (Dan) Foulk, Judy (Jim) Hammer, Ann Russ and Susan (Mike) Scalese- brothers, Elbert Hogue, Edwin (Sharon) Hogue, Carl (Patricia) Hogue and Merlin (Cindy) Thomas- and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Broadway and Orman Church of Christ, 611 Broadway, with interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Friends will be received at 25500 Hillside Road following the interment. Those who wish may make contributions to the Broadway and Orman Church of Christ Memorial Fund, 611 Broadway. Arrangements by T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home, 329 Goodnight.

Hoist, John L.
John L. Hoist - Pueblo Chieftain - January 27, 1986 - John L. Hoist, Jan. 26, 1986. Brother of Edward Hoist, Pueblo; Louis (Rachel) Hoist, Denver; and Joseph Hoist, Pueblo. Also survived by numerous nephews and nieces. He retired as a farmer in 1970 and was active as an usher at St. Leander Church and in the Nocturnal Adoration Society. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Tuesday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel; and Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Leander Church. Interment, Roselawn. Please omit contributions of food. Gifts may be made to John Neumann Schools in his memory. The family will receive friends at the Historic Chapel following the Tuesday evening rosary.

Holbrook, Henry Randolph
Henry Randolph Holbrook – Pueblo Chieftain – December 22, 1907 – Died, Saturday, December 21, 1907, Henry Randolph Holbrook, age 69 years. The remains are at McCarthy's. The funeral will be held from the First Presbyterian church Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Rev. J. L. Weaver will conduct the services. Interment will be in the family lot in Roselawn. Pueblo Chieftain – December 22, 1907 – Colonel H. R. Holbrook, Pioneer and Capitalist Joins Great Majority – Aged Man Fails to Recover From a Stroke of Paralysis – Was One of Pueblo's Foremost Citizens and Did Much For Upbuilding of the West – Col. Henry Randolph Holbrook, pioneer settler and financier, died at St. Mary's hospital yesterday afternoon at 2:15 age 69 years. Death resulted from a stroke of paralysis with which he was seized at an early hour last Monday morning and from which he failed to rally. The only living relative whom he appeared to cherish, Miss Edith M. Holbrook-Latham, a niece and his adopted daughter, was at his bedside when the end came, having made a record-breaking trip from the east in order to gratify his last wish that she might be with him until the last. Col. Holbrook was a director of the Mercantile National bank, president and owner of the Lagunda canal, the largest irrigation system in this section of the west, and owner of much valuable city property. He was associated in a business way with the late General Reno, General Palmer of Colorado Springs, Judge Thatcher and many others, all of whom were great factors in the upbuilding of the state. The funeral has been set for next Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock and the services will be held in the First Presbyterian church, Rev. Weaver officiating. Col. Holbrook was born at Columbia, Tolland county, Mass. [Connecticut], sixty-nine years ago, November 22. His parents were of old New England stock and his relatives held high positions in a military way and in affairs of state during the Revolution, the Mexican war and the War of 1812. He received the best school education obtainable in those days and at an early age took up school teaching as a means of livelihood. While he taught school but a short time he made valuable use of his time and made a thorough study of mathematics being considered a civil engineer of rare ability, practically without instruction. He then left for the west where history was beginning to shape itself and where every move of forces meant a change in the map of civilization. It was while he was struggling for life in the western wilds that he penned the following quotation to his family in the east which since has become famous: “Fortune as yet has not smiled upon me, but I am expecting her to laugh outright, shortly.” Served Through the Civil War. He served through the Civil war with great credit to himself, being promoted rapidly and as a result of his rapid rise came into close touch with Generals Reno and Palmer. A company of negro soldiers which had been assigned him as an escort won his great admiration and one of the few photographs in which he ever consented to appear was posed in their midst. At the conclusion of the war he again headed westward where his services as an engineer were even more in demand. He was one of the founders of Holbrook, Arizona, which in late years has prospered and which will forever bear his name. From there he went to Denver where he remained for some little time, but paid Pueblo the compliment of his investments, declaring that this city had by far the greater natural advantages and that it would eventually be the greatest city in the state and the first manufacturing city between the Missouri river and the coast. He became known at once, not only for his ability as a practical civil engineer but as one who cared to undertake and push to successful conclusions institutions of great magnitude, all of which survived the crisis of 1892-93. Is Founder of Bank. He was a founder of the American National bank which during the panic became hard pushed for money. It became a question as to whether the depositors or the stockholders should loose and Holbrook insisted on protecting the depositors. The bank remained solvent at the cost to the stockholders of twice the total value of their stock and later consolidated with the Stockgrowers' National to make the present Mercantile National bank. In Pueblo and throughout the country he will be remembered in an endearing manner by hundreds of warm friends to whom his eccentricities of character formed one of his strongest forts. His ideals were high, his tastes of the simplest and his loyalty to the west knew practically no bounds. He was always present at popular meetings where moral standing and sterling worth were requisites and was always a worthy advocate of justice. Because of modesty he never spoke of the canal other than as “The Lagunda,” although it has become known throughout the country as the “Holbrook canal,” while the surrounding plains for miles have long been called by no name other than the Holbrook country. His simplicity of nature often was the cause of remarks and he always referred to his own private holdings as our land or our canal, forgetting at all times the use of the first person singular in his conversation. Many of his former business associates in the upbuilding of the city, among whom are Dr. Thoombs, Judge Thatcher, Col. McDonnell and Governor Eaton, already have crossed the great divide and but few of the really early settlers still remain. Miss Latham Summoned. He is survived by three sisters and a brother who are scattered throughout the east and of whom has heard or seen little since his boyhood. He never married. One sister, Nellie E. Holbrook, upon her death, was brought to Pueblo fourteen years ago and interred in Roselawn. He has several nephews and one niece, Miss Latham, whom he adopted as his own daughter some time ago. They have been practically inseparable even since Miss Latham was a child and she made her home with him here while not attending school or traveling. Miss Latham is a graduate of the University of Chicago and a student of several European colleges. She has received a really liberal education, having encircled the globe, all of which Colonel Holbrook always mentioned with the greatest pride. He was never contented while not in the presence of his daughter-niece and as a last request ordered that she be summoned by wire when he realized that he had not long to live. Miss Latham reached Pueblo Friday, one day before he passed away and comforted him during his last hours. She had intended to return to Pueblo upon the recovery of her health which had been poor and Colonel Holbrook had declared that he would dispose of all his business interests and that they would live quietly in this city. He was found last Monday morning, however, lying upon the floor of his office, Main and Sixth streets, in an unconscious condition. It is not known how long he had suffered from the stroke before he was found and a physician who was summoned ordered his removal to St. Mary's hospital. He failed to regain consciousness for several days and it was realized that he was approaching the end. Pueblo Chieftain – December 22, 1907 – Col. Holbrook Well Known in Rocky Ford – Special to the Chieftain – Rocky Ford, Dec. 21 – Colonel Holbrook, whose death occurred in Pueblo today, is widely known here for his large land and ditch interests. It was through his enterprise in building the Holbrook canal north of the Arkansas River that made it possible to irrigate thousands of acres of land and made homes for hundreds of people who have prospered under the Holbrook ditch. W. N. Randall, who met his death by the accidental discharge of a revolver early in September, was a nephew of Mr. Holbrook. Mrs. W. N. Randall and G. P. Randall were with their uncle when he died. The Norwich Bulletin (Norwich, Connecticut), December 24, 1907 – Obituary – Henry R. Holbrook – The Bulletin's Columbia correspondent writes: News of the death of Henry R. Holbrook of Pueblo, Colorado, was received in Columbia Saturday afternoon. He was found in an unconscious condition in his room at 11:30 Monday. A physician was called and it was found that he was suffering from a stroke of paralysis and was in a serious condition. He was taken to St. Mary's hospital, but did not regain consciousness and died on Saturday. A Self-Made Man – Henry Randolph Holbrook was born in Columbia November 22, 1838, the son of Nathan K. and Jane Porter Holbrook. He received his early education in the district schools of his native town, and while yet in his teens, was employed as a teacher in the district schools in that vicinity. At 19 he left his home to battle with the world; for some time he was engaged in selling maps, a popular as well as profitable employment at that period, traveling through Connecticut, Massachusetts and other states. In the meantime he attended Monson academy where he studied surveying. His travels brought him eventually to Missouri where for a short period he was engaged in agricultural pursuits and afterward in surveying. When the civil war broke out in 1861 he left Missouri and came back to his old home in Columbia, where he remained about a year. During this time he attended a term of “Select School,” paying special attention to higher mathematics and geology. Surveyed for Union Pacific – In 1862 he joined a party of civil engineers and surveyors, under General Palmer of New York, engaged in the survey of the Union Pacific railroad. The task was not an easy one – the west of that period was not the west of today. The party had to fight its way, the work being often obstructed by Indians and bushwhackers. At times an escort of soldiers was necessary to protect them in their work. There were thousands of buffalo on the plains, and in writing to a friend, Mr. Holbrook spoke of having buffalo meat and potatoes for breakfast, dinner and supper. From this time he engaged in civil engineering, and became one of the most skilful (skillful) engineers in the west, surveying some of the most difficult routes and constructing bridges over what seemed almost impossible places. Work in Mexico – He also surveyed a railway line in Mexico. The lines he surveyed and the bridges he planned, stand as monuments to his ability and achievements as an engineer. His work as an engineer afforded him an excellent opportunity to judge of the future, in regard to various places on the lines which he surveyed and his interests eventually centered around Pueblo, which he believed was destined to become a city of importance. He made Pueblo his home and grew up with the city, and saw his hopes realized, and at the time of his death was one of the oldest, foremost as wealthiest of its citizens, and was called the “Pueblo Pioneer.” Gift of Land – He was the owner of a large foundry in Pueblo, and a director of the Mercantile National bank of that city. Several years ago he presented the city a $10,000 tract of land for a hospital site. His last great engineering work was the construction of Laguna canal, better known as the Holbrook ditch, for irrigation purposes. This canal is 20 feet wide on the bottom, and has a depth of seven feet, is 25 miles long. Commencing at the north bank of the Arkansas River (near Catlin, Colorado) and running in a northwesterly direction through Otero County, covering a large area between the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, and the Missouri Pacific railway. Cost $100,000 – This was his own enterprise which he successfully planned and carried out at an expense of one hundred thousand dollars. His nephew, the late William N. Randall of Rocky Ford, Colorado was associated with him in the construction and management of the canal. But few men starting out in life as he did accomplished as much for the general good and upbuilding of the country. Pueblo will miss him, but the work he accomplished in the west will perpetuate his memory. He is survived by a brother and three sisters, Daniel Holbrook and Mrs. John Randall of Columbia, Mrs. Hollis Avery of Pennsylvania and Mrs. Alfred W. Hutchinson of Gilead. Rocky Ford Tribune, Rocky Ford, Colorado, December 27, 1907 – Death of a Pioneer – Man Who Promoted the Holbrook Canal and Helped to Develop the Valley Passes to His Reward – Col. Henry Randolph Holbrook, one of the pioneers of the Arkansas Valley and prominently identified with the development of irrigation in this section, died Saturday afternoon at St. Mary's hospital in Pueblo. On the Monday previous he suffered a stroke of apoplexy and he never entirely recovered consciousness. At the time of his death there were with him his niece, Miss Ethel Holbrook Latham, and G. P. Randall, of this city, who was Mr. Holbrook's nephew. Mr. Holbrook was sixty-nine years old last month and for thirty years had been a resident of Pueblo. He was born in Columbia, Conn., and was of English extraction. Raised on a typical New England farm, he early turned his talents to civil engineering, and in the days of the civil war came west to Missouri, finding employment with the Santa Fe railroad. To him was given the important duty of locating the route for the new railroad which was at that time projecting its lines westward and in this capacity he came to Colorado. It was while in the employ of the Santa Fe that he foresaw the wonderful agricultural possibilities of the valley and conceived the idea of organizing a company to build an irrigation ditch on the north side of the river. Thus the germ of the great Lake canal, commonly known as the Holbrook, which irrigates a large tract of land north of here, had its being. After he completed his work with the Santa Fe he associated with him in his project his nephew, the late William N. Randall, and began the construction of the ditch. This canal has its headgate a short distance this side of Manzanola and waters thousands of acres. In speaking of his death, Sunday's Star-Journal devotes over two columns to its account, from which we make extracts as follows: “Mr. Holbrook was extremely charitable, although his benefactions were given in a quiet and unobtrusive manner, which was characteristic of the man, as he was reticent and silent to a degree, although warm hearted and generous. Many of the local charities, notably the Pueblo hospital, will miss his kindly aid, and he was never appealed to in behalf of a worthy object but what he gave, and gave freely. His early education had not been received at any great colleges, but rather in the hard school of experience, but he was naturally studious and was an unusually well read and cultured man. In appearance he was of medium build, rugged and sturdy, and showed the healthy effects of his long outdoor life. His hair was almost white, and he wore a heavy mustache, which set off his strong face in admirable fashion. He was not affiliated with any secret society, but he was a member of the Pueblo club and of the State Engineering society, which has its headquarters in Denver. A rather sad feature of the last few months of his life was the untimely death of his favorite nephew, the young man whom he had brought to the west to superintend the great canal. Last September, William Randall, this nephew, a resident of Rocky Ford, when just about to go for a journey, accidentally shot and killed himself. This tragedy bore heavily on Mr. Holbrook's mind, as he was intensely fond of his nephew, and some of his friends state that it may be regarded as the remote cause of his recent seizure. Mr. Holbrook comes from a remarkably long-lived family, his father having died some years ago at an advanced age, and his mother more recently, at over 90 years. The old Holbrook homestead at Columbia, Conn., just on the outskirts of the city of Hartford, is still in the hands of the Holbrook family, and there his father and mother lived and died, and there a brother and sister, Mrs. Mary Randall, mother of the lately deceased nephew, still make their home. Mr. Holbrook also leaves another sister, who resides with her husband on a farm near Dayton, Ohio. He is survived also by a niece, Miss Edith Latham, of this city, with whose family Mr. Holbrook formerly boarded. Miss Latham was recalled from Liberty, N. Y., by the news of her uncle's serious condition, and arrived in this city but a few days ago. She is somewhat delicate and was at the sanitarium of Dr. Lomis, the famous specialist, in the New York town. He also leaves a nephew, Gelon Randall, a brother of William Randall, who is a business man at Rocky Ford. His parents were among the founders of Harvard and Yale colleges, and it has always been Mr. Holbrook's intention to see that his adopted daughter received the proper education. Many tales are told of Mr. Holbrook's generosity at all times and his fair dealing in business. When he sold some land recently, he could have procured $15 per acre more than he actually received, but declined the advanced price, stating that the sum for which he sold it was all that the land was worth. His life was peculiarly clean and open, and the taint of scandal never so much as touched him during his long and varied career. While he had few close friends, these were staunch, and his death is probably more sincerely regretted than that of any one who has departed this life in this city in a long time. Colonel Holbrook, while not a member of any denomination, took for his creed the golden rule, and those who have known him longest refer to his unblemished character and stainless reputation as the best evidence that he treated others as he would have them treat him.”

Holbrook, Marvin E.
Marvin E. Holbrook - Pueblo Chieftain - August 07, 1997 - Marvin E. Holbrook, 47, artist and longtime friend of the Koshare Indian Museum, died Aug. 5, 1997, at his La Junta home. Vigil, 6 p.m. Friday at Peacock Memorial Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday at the Koshare Kiva. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Koshare Kiva or Kwahadi Kiva, direct or through the funeral home office.

Holcomb, A. O.
A. O. Holcomb – Colorado Springs Gazette – May 6, 1916 –A. O. Holcomb, aged 84 years, a resident of this city since 1859, died yesterday in Trinidad. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. W. H. Bates, 22 North Thirteenth Street, this city, and a daughter living in Trinidad, whom he was visiting at the time of death. The funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock in Trinidad.

Holcomb, Beatrice L.
Beatrice L. Holcomb - Pueblo Chieftain- March 05, 2001 - Age 81, of Colorado Springs, died March 2, 2001. Colorado Springs resident from 1994 to 2001. She was born May 7, 1919, in Bethany, Mo., to Porter and Marie (Chipp) Wiley. On May 7, 1938, she married Lloyd L. Holcomb. She was a homemaker. Preceded in death by parents; husband; and brother, Robert Wiley. Survived by son, Garry L. (Peggy) Holcomb; sisters, Helen Scott and Nancy Purssing; brothers, Raymond Wiley and Kenneth Wiley; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2001, Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver. Burial, Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver.

Holcomb, Dorothy
Dorothy Holcomb - Pueblo Chieftain - December 15, 2002 - Dorothy Holcomb, 94, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 13, 2002. Preceded in death by her husband, Samuel. Survived by sons, Eugene (Margaret) and Donald (Lillian) Holcomb; and daughter, Sharon McKensey; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law; numerous nieces and nephews. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Tuesday at Imperial Memorial Chapel. Interment following. Memorials may be made in Dorothy's memory to Park Hill Baptist Church through the funeral home.

Holcomb, Eugene R.
Eugene R. "Gene" Holcomb - Pueblo Chieftain - May 20, 2004 - Eugene R. "Gene" Holcomb, went to eternal Heaven on May 18, 2004. Born July 23, 1931, in Pueblo, Colo. A gifted artist and musician in the Pueblo area all his life. Preceded in death by his wife, Margaret E. Holcomb on Dec. 5, 2003; son, David E. Holcomb, April 1977; and parents, Samuel and Dorothy Holcomb. Survived by his daughter, Velda (Logan) Downer; son, Samuel (Georgene) Holcomb; grandchildren, Stephanie (Robert) Schafer and Stacy Holcomb; great-grandchildren, Brandon Skull, William and Marissa Schafer; one brother; sister-in-law; and four nephews; sister, Sharon McKinsey of Canon City; and two nieces. Gene was a veteran of the Korean War. He also was a member of the Eagles No. 145, Silver State Lodge No. 95, and the Elks Lodge No. 90. A special thank you to Sangre de Cristo Hospice for all the loving care in his last few days. Also, a special thank you to Dr. Frank Settipani and all who cared for him. A special thank you to his dear friends, Fred and Joyce Leise, Chuck Spurlock, Harry and Melva Quillen and Darryl and Marietta Corneal of Rush, Colo., for all the love and friendship for so many years. They will be sadly missed and forever loved by those who truly loved Gene and Peggy. Memorial graveside service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Holcomb, Frances J.
Frances J. Holcomb - Pueblo Chieftain - November 09, 2003 - Frances J. Holcomb, 93, passed away Nov. 7, 2003. At her request, cremation with no services.

Holcomb, Margaret E.
Margaret E. “Peggy” Holcomb - Pueblo Chieftain - December 17, 2003 - Margaret E. “Peggy” Holcomb, born June 17, 1934 in Pueblo to Edgar and Florance Turner. Went to be with her Lord Dec. 5, 2003 after a long term illness. Preceding her in death was a son, David Eugene. She is survived by her husband of fifty-three years, Eugene; children, Velda (Logan) Downer, Samuel (Georgene) Holcomb of Pueblo; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A private grave site service and cremation was her wish. She was a member of Daughters of The Nile Ruhamah Temple No. 71 Pueblo, and Fraternal order of Eagles # 145 auxiliary and member of Antioch Baptist Church. A special thank to all her friends who cared, prayed and supported her during her illness. We will always remember Peg.

Holcomb, Mary E.
Mary E. Holcom - Pueblo Chieftain - September 13, 1997 - Mary E. Holcom, born Dec. 19, 1935, and died Sept. 10, 1997. Preceded in death by husband, Clyde Sr.- father, mother, two sisters and a brother. Survived by children, Clyde Jr. (Donna) of Alva, Okla., Linda (Bill) Harpole, Perry, Iowa, and Judy (Steve) Hathaway, Bobbie Holcom and Ray (Amanda) Holcom, all of Pueblo- brother, Bob Calkins, Pueblo- 10 grandchildren- a great-grandchild- and numerous family and friends. Service, 10 a.m. Monday, Imperial Gardens Chapel, followed by graveside service at Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends after services in their home at 1925 E. Sixth St., Pueblo.

Holdeman, Roselle
Roselle Holdeman - Pueblo Chieftain - September 29, 2000 - Roselle Holdeman passed away from this life on Sept. 27, 2000, in Pueblo, Colo. She was born to Russell C. and Emmalene P. Hickman near Cleveland, Tenn., on Nov. 15, 1916. She is preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Mildred; and brother-in-law, Roy Trude; and a brother, Forest Hickman. Her survivors are her husband of 58 years, Menno, of their Pueblo home; three children: Kenneth R. (wife, Arlene) Holdeman of Bloomington, Minn.; their two sons, Eric (wife, Vicki and great-grandchild, Madison) and Nicholas: Wayne J. (wife, Kathleen) Holdeman of Minot, N.D. with their three children: Minya, Nathan (wife, Julie) and Marie: and one daughter, Arlene H. DeRienzo of Pueblo and her son, Joseph Michael Jr.; a sister, Frances (husband, Vernon Cooper) of Aurora, Colo.; and a brother, Donald (wife, Wylodene) Hickman of Olathe, Kan.; a sister-in-law, Helen Hickman of Paola, Kan.; and a host of relatives and friends. Roselle graduated from Turner High School in Turner, Kan., in 1935 with distinction as salutatorian and senior class president. Her first job after graduation was working for the Mennonite Children's Home in Kansas City, Kan., and a school for the blind, also of Kansas City. These two jobs created in her heart a desire to serve people in need which was preparatory to entering nurse's training in La Junta, Colo., in 1937. Three years later she graduated from the Mennonite Hospital School of Nursing with an RN degree. During her nursing career her patients expressed their appreciation for her loving and conscientious care she gave them. Two years after her nurse's training, she married. The things she learned in training were adapted and practiced in the care of her family. She continued to supplement the family income both with private duty and hospital nursing. When she saw the family progress was slow she volunteered to work full-time to put her husband through the last two years of college. During that time she contacted her lung illness which plagued her for the rest of her life. A graveside service will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at Fairview Cemetery in La Junta. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. Saturday at Belmont Church Of The Nazarene, 1702 Bonforte, in Pueblo, with Pastor Larry Sneed officiating. Those who desire, may make memorials to Belmont Church Of The Nazarene through the funeral home.

Holden, Delos L.
Delos L. Holden - Wray Rattler - September 13, 1917 - Delos L. Holden, first mayor of Pueblo is dead. Pueblo Chieftain – December 23, 1917 – Annual Memorial Services of G. A. R. Friday Evening – Ten Members of Pueblo Post Have Died During the Past Year – Pueblo Post No. 8, G. A. R. and Relief Corps No. 2, W. R. C. will observe annual memorial services in remembrance of those members who have died during the year 1917, in Grand Army hall, 605 north Main street, on Friday evening, December 28, at 7:30 o'clock. Special invitation is extended to relatives and friends of deceased members to attend these services, and all interested will be welcome. Ten members of Pueblo Post have answered the last roll call during this year: Delos L. Holden, lieutenant, Co. E, 50 N. Y. Engineers, died September 6, 1917. Tribute by Comrade Thomas J. Downen... The memorial address will be delivered by Rev. O. S. Reed, past chaplain-in-chief, G. A. R.

Holden, Edmond Jack
Edmond "Ed" Jack Holden - Pueblo Chieftain - June 28, 2002 - Edmond "Ed" Jack Holden, 56, threw off this mortal existence to return to his Heavenly Father on June 26, 2002, in Pueblo, Colo. Edmond, a devoted family man, is survived by his mother, Jennie Holden; wife, Judy Moody-Holden; sister, Jeanne Holden; children, Larry (Candi) Holden, Elizabeth (Larry) Winegardner, Cary (Noah) Holden, Megan Holden, Edmond (Bethany) Holden, Annie Holden, Robert Holden; stepdaughter, Jennifer Moody; grandchildren, Tommy, Trevor, Garrett, Scarlet, Ozzie and Alexia. Ed is preceded in death by his father, Carl Holden; aunt, Zedena Rice; and grandfather, Edward Holden. Edmond was born on May 1, 1946, in Los Angeles and was raised in both Colorado and California. Edmond was a deputy sheriff for Los Angeles County. He retired with the rank of captain from the Colorado Department of Corrections. Edmond had a great love for his children, the LDS faith, woodworking, fishing, shooting. He never missed an opportunity to add humor to any situation. Edmond's loving support was always present at times of turmoil and uncertainty in his children's lives. He instilled in his offspring a testimony of the Lord Jesus Christ and the restoration of the Gospel. He leaves this life having established the seeds of a righteous posterity. Edmond will be sorely missed by all who love him. A viewing will be held at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. today. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. In lieu of food and flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice or to the Robert Holden Fund, a fund that will assist Robert Holden in fulfilling his father's wish in serving a full-time mission, c/o the funeral home.

Holden, Hattie Lee
Hattie Lee Holden – Pueblo Chieftain – November 1, 2006 - Hattie Lee Holden, 89, formerly of Pueblo, passed away Oct. 28, 2006, in Mesa, Ariz. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Holden, Lorraine A.
Lorraine A. Holden - Pueblo Chieftain - January 01, 1999 - Lorraine A. Holden passed away Dec. 30, 1998, in Pueblo. Lorraine was born in Pueblo on July 25, 1928, and had lived here her entire life. She was a graduate of Centennial High School and was employed as an occupational therapist assistant at the Colorado State Hospital for 30 years before retiring in 1993. Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents, Audie and Margaret Dissler Sollee and is survived by her children, Kathi (Bernie) Jesik of Pueblo, Margie Thompson and Nancy Ransell, both of Florida, and Bonnie (Terry) Reminga of Michigan- sisters, Betty Whitlock of Denver, Rose Marie (Bob) Holden and Alice Brown, both of Pueblo- her grandchildren, Travis and Todd Thompson, Nathan (Denice) and Marc Ransell, Steve and Kevin Jesik and Sean and Rene Reminga- as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 2, 1999, at 3 p.m. in the Broadway Christian Church, 206 Broadway, with Rev. Hal Hartman officiating. Interment will follow at a later date. Donations in memory of Mrs. Holden may be made to the Scleraderma Foundation either direct or through the mortuary.

Holden, Robert E.
Robert "Bob" E. Holden - Pueblo Chieftain - August 29, 2004 - Robert "Bob" E. Holden, 82, born March 31, 1922, passed away Aug. 27, 2004. Survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Rose Marie Holden; and children, Roberta Lee (Allen) Joseph, Thomas (Marilyn) Holden and Donald (Deidre) Holden. Also survived by 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Laura Conroy and Julie Higgins; brother, Bill Holden; and numerous nieces and nephews. Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served in World War II. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and had a servant's heart. Bob retired from Mountain Bell after 32 years of service. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Broadway Christian Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Holden, Robert L.
Robert L. Holden - Pueblo Chieftain - April 25, 2001 - Robert L. Holden, 84, went to be with the Lord on April 23, 2001, in Pueblo, Colo. Born April 8, 1917, in Tahlequah, Okla., to William and Hariet Holden, who preceded him in death. Survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Hattie Holden; son, Bill Wayne (Annette) Holden of Los Lunas, N.M.; daughter, Mary Ann Mull of Shingle Springs, Calif.; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Before retiring he was the owner of a service station in Bishop, Calif. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Lake Avenue Baptist Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Holden, Ruby E.
Ruby E. Holden - Pueblo Chieftain - February 03, 2004 - Ruby E. Holden, 76, passed away Feb. 1, 2004. Born Oct. 10, 1927, to George Albert Storm and Jessie (Simpson) Storm. She is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Gene and George Albert Storm Jr.; survived by son, Ronald Bradfield; daughter, Rebeka (Clay) Abbott; three grandchildren, Gregory (Teresa) Bradfield, Michael di Stasio, Kimberly Bradfield; three great-grandchildren; also survived by brother, Charles (Lois) Storm, and numerous nieces and nephews. Ruby was employed by the Colorado Department of Institutions for over 25 years, retiring in 1986. Viewing, 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel with Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Holder, Greta
Greta Holder - Pueblo Chieftain March 09, 1999 Greta Holder, 71, of Rocky Ford, died March 6 in Tucson, Ariz. Memorial service, 11 a.m. today at the United Methodist Church in Rocky Ford.

Holder, Lucille
Lucille Holder - Pueblo Chieftain - January 14, 1998 - Lucille Holder, 87, a resident of Rio Rancho, N.M., for the past five years, passed away Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998. Lucille was born Aug. 21, 1910, the daughter of Edward and Elsie Roland Swartz, in Bentonville, Ark. Survived by her step-son, Tommy Holder of Albuquerque, N.M.- sisters, Elsie Howell of Rio Rancho, N.M., Hazel Vaught of Pueblo, Lena Graham of Salem, Ill., and Cathrine Gibson of Lake Havasu City, Ariz. A visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. before the service. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Holder, Ralph
Ralph Holder - Pueblo Chieftain - November 12, 1999 - Ralph Holder, 75, of Canon City, died Nov. 8, 1999. He was born July 24, 1924, in Eckert, Colo., to Charles Holder Sr. and Polly Chambers. He married Betty Sutherland Holder on April 17, 1946, at Eckert, Colo. Retired from Mountain Bell after 28 years and served in the Delta Fire Department. He was a member of the Presbyterian church. Mr. Holder was honorably discharged from the Navy after serving during World War II in the Pacific Theatre. He and his wife moved to Canon City in 1963. His many hobbies including traveling in his trailer and all aspects of the outdoors -- hunting, fishing and wildlife. Ralph focused on other people more than himself. Survived by sons, Gary (Pam) Holder and Bob (Cheri) Holder; father; and grandchildren, Rebecca, Zach, Stacee and Samuel. Preceded in death by his wife and mother. Service was held on Thursday, Nov. 11, 1999, at the United Presbyterian Church in Canon City. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Loaves and Fishes through the funeral home, 806 Macon Ave., Canon City, Colo. 81212.

Holderman, Charles A. Jr.
Charles A. Holderman Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - February 14, 1999 - Charles A. Holderman Jr., 83, longtime La Junta area roofing contractor, died Feb. 11, 1999. Services, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Peacock Memorial Chapel with interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation, 1-5 p.m. on Monday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association

Holderman, Daniel Claude
Daniel Claude Holderman - Pueblo Chieftain - April 08, 1999 - Daniel Claude Holderman, 86, of La Junta, died April 6, in La Junta. Services,10 a.m. Friday, April 9, at Peacock Memorial Chapel with Pastor Dennis Welch of the First Church of the Nazarene officiating. Interment, 2 p.m. Friday, Brookside Cemetery, Rye, Colo. Claude grew up and attended school in Rye, graduating in 1931. He worked for 34 years with CF&I as a shipping clerk, retiring in 1970. Survived by daughters, Patty Lynn (Ron) Honey of La Junta and Paula G. (Robert) Lucas of Boulder- sisters, Mary Dudley and Floy Little, both of Pueblo- five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Those wishing to do so may make memorial donations to a charity of choice direct or through the funeral home.

Holderman, Howard M.
Howard M. Holderman - Pueblo Chieftain - February 15, 2005 - Howard M. Holderman, 85, born Jan. 5, 1920, in Avondale, Colo., went to be with the Lord, Feb. 12, 2005. After serving in the U.S. Army, where he received the World War II Normandy Jubilee of Liberty Medal, he went to work for School District 60, where he retired after 23 years. Preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Jefferson and Jane Holderman; brothers, Brian and Everett (Helen); sister, Beulah; brother-in-law, Clayton Edwards; and great-granddaughter, Delaney Micklich. Survived by his wife of 57 years, Florrine “Sammy”; children, Frank (Judy), Sally Sparks, Gaylene and Gale (Wendy); grandchildren, Tracey (Darrek) Sample, Dean Sparks, April (Jon) Shields, Janet Sparks (Pete Micklich), Nicholas and Adam Holderman; great-grandchildren, David and Miranda Micklich and Michael and Megan Shields; sisters-in-law, Corrine “Billy” Edwards, Mary Jane Coatney; and brother-in-law, Jerry (Shirley) Smith; numerous nieces and nephews; and special pets, Shadow and Peewee. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pueblo Extended Care Nursing Home in memory of Howard. There will be a private graveside service.

Holderman, Kyle A.
Kyle A. Holderman - Pueblo Chieftain - June 07, 2000 - Kyle A. Holderman, 32, La Junta roofing contractor, died June 4, 2000, near Fort Garland. Survived by his mother, Shirley (Larry) Todisco of Pueblo; father, Charles A. (Maureen) Holderman III of Granada; and numerous other family. Services, 11 a.m. Friday at Peacock Memorial Chapel with interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery. Those desiring may make memorials to the Dream Weavers of Southern Colorado or to the American Diabetes Association.

Holderman, Thelma
Thelma “Shelly” Holderman - Pueblo Chieftain - December 28, 2003 - Thelma “Shelly” Holderman, went to be with her Lord on Dec. 26, 2003. Preceded in death by her mother, Laura Green; father, Fred Green; husband of 56 years, Henry; and grandsons, Arnold White Owl and Ross Brown. Survived by her sisters, Nellie Noe of Florence and DeEtta Winfrey of Greeley; children, Marjorie (Bill) Hughes, Janet (Darryl) Adkins, Ruth (Sid) Reno-Huene, Ronald (Sheila) Holderman, Fred (Kathie) Holderman; 18 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a large extended family. Shelly worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs at Fort Berthold in Newtown, N.D., for many years and with her husband, returned to Colorado following retirement, so they could be near their children. Shelly was an active member of Mesa Christian Fellowship. In lieu of flowers, if you choose, you may donate to Mesa Christian Fellowship Youth Ministry where she knew and loved the kids, including her grandson Luke. Visitation, from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mesa Christian Church with interment to follow at Verde Cemetery.

Holderness, Ward L.
Ward L. Holderness - Pueblo Chieftain - December 07, 2002 - Ward L. Holderness, born Nov. 10, 1935, in Hayden, Colo., was promoted to Heaven on Dec. 4, 2002. Ward was an assistant professor at the University of Southern Colorado where he thoroughly enjoyed 33 years of teaching in the Civil Engineering Technology Program. Ward's greatest joy was his family - raising his children, then enjoying his grandchildren. His favorite pastime included afternoons with the "4 O'clock Coffee Club" and his dog. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Saundra; children, Fred and Michelle Holderness, Kandace and Greg Peterhans, Krystal and Shawn Nakamura; grandchildren, Chandler, Justin, Bryce, Ashton, Jett and Jarett; mother, Marie; sisters, Dorothy (Lawrence) Decker and Carolyn (Jim) Montieth; father and mother-in-law, Orville and Viola Updike; brother and sister-in-law, Demetrio and Sonya Salazar; and numerous nephews, nieces and relatives. Predeceased by father, Fred; sister- and brother-in-law, Geraldine and Errold Hitchens. Service, 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at Rocky Mountain Family Church, 4021 Club Manor Drive, Pueblo, Colo. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a scholarship fund for civil engineering technology through the Student Chapter of Colorado Contractors Association. Checks payable to: USC Foundation/Ward Holderness Memorial Fund, USC, 2200 Bonforte Blvd., Pueblo, CO 81008.

Holeman, Paul U.
Paul U. Holeman - Pueblo Chieftain - October 21, 2002 - Paul U. Holeman passed away Oct. 13, 2002, in Pueblo. He was 58. Mr. Holeman was a resident of Priest River, Idaho. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. Services will be held at a later date in his native state of Texas.

Holgerson, Larry Lee
Larry Lee Holgerson - Pueblo Chieftain - December 29, 2005 - Larry Lee Holgerson, 58, born Oct. 10, 1947, passed away Dec. 22, 2005. Survived by his wife, Janet; stepson, Brent Cook; mother, Marian Holgerson; brothers, Robert E. (Beverly), William (Marilyn), James (Connie), Thomas (Karen), Daniel, Richard (Susan), and Sam Holgerson; sisters, Jane (James) Sandefur III and Linda Holgerson; and mother-in-law, Linda Perkins. Also survived by numerous nephews; nieces; great-nephews and nieces; cousins; other family and friends. Preceded in death by his father, Robert A. Holgerson; and sister, Mary Ann. Larry was a United States Army veteran, serving in Vietnam. His many joys in life were hunting and fishing, and spending time with family and friends. At his request, there will be no viewing. Celebration of Larry's life, 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, George McCarthy Historic Chapel, with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. A reception will be held following the service at the American Legion Post No. 2 Hall, 701 W. Ninth St. in Pueblo.

Holladay, Evalena
Evalena Holladay - Pueblo Chieftain - May 25, 1986 - Evalena Holladay, of Hayward, Calif., formerly of Pueblo, died May 23, 1986. Born June 3, 1903, in Clinton, Mo., a Pueblo resident for many years, most recently residing in Hayward. Survived by seven children, including two daughters in Pueblo, Jean (Phil) DeMarco and Erma (John) Mara; numerous grandchildren, including George (Ann) DeMarco, Mike (Suzie) DeMarco, Patsy (Rodger) Harper, Patrick (Sally) Mara, Peggy Corsentino and Paula (Jim) Beeman. Service in Hayward on May 27.

Holladay, Gerald N.
Gerald "Jerry" N. Holladay - Pueblo Chieftain - October 14, 1987 - Gerald "Jerry" N. Holladay, passed away on Oct. 9, 1987. Mr. Holladay is survived two daughters, Nikki and Lisa Holladay of Edmond, Okla., and his mother, Dorothy W. Holladay, of Pueblo. He also is survived by numerous relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Edward N. Holladay in 1969. Mr. Holladay was born Feb, 22, 1946, in Denver, Colo., and was a longtime Pueblo resident. He was a member of the First Methodist Church. Memorial service at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, 1987, at Imperial Chapel, with the Rev. Edward W. Paup officiating. Interment, Hillcrest, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Holland, Charles Michael
Charles Michael Holland - Pueblo Chieftain - December 10, 2000 - Charles Michael Holland, 80, longtime Crowley County rancher, died on Friday, Dec. 8, 2000, at a La Junta hospital. Born Nov. 5, 1920, in Anadarko, Okla., came to Ordway 1931. Survived by sister, Margaret (Don) Hendrix of Swink, Colo.; and brother, James Patrick (Pauline) Holland, of Iowa Hill, Calif.; nieces and nephews. Visitation Tuesday, 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Griffy Family Funeral Chapel in Ordway. Funeral Mass at St. Peter Catholic Church at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2000, in Ordway. Burial with military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team at Ordway Cemetery. Memorials to charity of your choice.

Holland, Devin J.
Devin J. Holland - Pueblo Chieftain - January 4, 1981 - Devin J. Holland, late of Raton, N.M. formerly of 109 Madison, Walsenburg, passed away Jan. 3, 1981. Mr. Holland is survived by his parents, Robert and Jacqueline Holland of Walsenburg, two brothers, Randy Holland of Arnold, Kan., and Jim Holland of Copeland, Kan.; three sisters, Mrs. Becky Woody of Puerto Rico, Mrs. Debra DeForest of Wichita, Kan., and Mrs. Dan Eccher of Walsenburg; grandmother, Mrs. Mary Holland of La Junta and Mrs. Lora Schlereth of Cimmaron, Kan., and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Service announcements later. [Note: no additional announcements found.] Huerfano World - January 4, 1990 - In Memoriam - In Loving Memory of Devin Jay Holland, July 4, 1955 to January 3, 1981. - Music lyrics.

Holland, Josie
Josie Holland – Pueblo Chieftain – February 2, 1956 – Josie Holland, Wednesday.  To Lamar, Colo.

Holland, Mary E.
Mary E. Holland - Huerfano World - March 1, 1984 - Funeral service for Mary E. Holland, 90, of La Junta, was held Feb. 18 in Cimarron, KS. Mrs. Holland, the mother of Bob Holland of Walsenburg, died Feb. 16, 1984, in La Junta Medical Center. Burial was in Johnson Cemetery, near Ensign, KS. Born Mar. 22, 1893, in Highland, KS, she married Emmett D. Holland Dec. 24, 1915 in Dodge City, KS. She had been a La Junta resident for the past 5 years. [Incomplete]

Holland, Vernal W.
Vernal W. Holland - Pueblo Chieftain - July 30, 2001 - Vernal W. Holland, age 81, born Feb. 8, 1920, passed away July 30, 2001. Mr. Holland is survived by his wife of 55 years, Virginia Holland; and his children, LaVerne Kast, Pueblo, Linda Holland, Denver, Deborah (John) Cucchi and Georgiane (Terry) Bond, Pueblo, and Frank (Kathy) Holland, of Littleton. Also survived by nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Fred (Georgia) Holland of Oklahoma; and sister, Rose (Jack) McCallister of Michigan. Vernal was a World War II Army Veteran and retired from the CF&I Steel Corporation after 37 years of service. He was a master carpenter and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He liked to fish and go to Beulah. Viewing, noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Hollandsworth, Effa A.
Effa A. Hollandsworth - Pueblo Chieftain - November 06, 1998 - Effa A. Hollandsworth, age 86, of Aurora, Colo., former longtime Lamar resident, died Nov. 3, 1998. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Saturday. Burial in Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to service time Saturday at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel, Lamar, Colo. Memorial contributions to the Shriners Crippled Children Fund.

Hollandsworth, Ralph H.
Ralph H. Hollandsworth - Pueblo Chieftain - February 28, 1999 - Ralph H. Hollandsworth, 87, of Lamar, formerly of Granada and Holly, died Feb. 26, 1999. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Monday, March 1, 1999, at the Holly Church of Christ. Burial in the Holly Cemetery. Visitation, noon to 7 p.m. today at Valley Memorial, Lamar Chapel, and 10 a.m. to service time Monday at the Holly Church of Christ. Memorial contributions to the charity of choice.

Hollenback, George
George Hollenback - Pueblo Chieftain - September 30, 1999 - George Hollenback, 70, passed away Sept. 28, 1999, in Pueblo. Services will be held in Springfield.

Holley, Carrie C.
Carrie C. Holley - Colorado Springs Gazette - October 29, 1997 - Carrie C. Holley, 81, died Oct. 26, 1997, at a local hospital. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd. Private burial in Pueblo is planned. Mrs. Holley was born Nov. 8, 1915, in Denver to Charles and Mamie (Bartholemew) Clark. She was married to Lester Holley, who is deceased. She is survived by a brother, Owen S. Clark of Parker; and a sister, Charlotte C. Summers of Widefield. She was preceded in death by a sister, Miriam C. Ellis. Mrs. Holley attended Good Shepherd United Methodist Church and enjoyed family history, photography and knitting. She will be dearly missed by her sister, brother and numerous nieces and nephews. She had lived in Colorado Springs since the mid-1940s. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, Attn. Seekers Worship Service, 1201 Leta Drive, Security 80911.

Holley, Ernest
Ernest Holley - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - September 22, 1916 - Two Killed as Trains Collide - Pueblo - Two firemen were killed, two engineers and a trainman injured when two Missouri Pacific railroad freight trains met in head-on collision near Towner, Colo., not far from the Kansas line. The dead: Roy Scott, aged 30; Ernest Holley, aged 32. Both were instantly killed. They were residents of this city. John E. Westphall and Will Isbester, engineers, of Pueblo were badly injured. J. W. Clemens, a trainman, also was hurt.

Holley, Lige
Lige Holley - Pueblo Chieftain - January 19, 2006 - Lige Holley of Pueblo, departed this life on Jan. 12, 2006, in Mesa, Ariz. Mr. Holley retired from the John Deere Co. in 1979. He had owned and operated a ranch in La Veta previously. Lige was born in Texas, where he and his parents owned a large cotton farm near Tahoka. He was an avid bowler, loved to hunt and fish, play pool, and be surrounded by his family. Mr. Holley is survived by his wife, Rumelle; son, Edwin and his wife, Hedi; daughter, Pat McMillan and husband, Clif; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; and nephew, Jerry Short, who was like a son. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Holley, Wanda
Wanda Lowe Holley - Pueblo Chieftain - April 21, 2002 - Age 82, of Pueblo, passed from this life on April 17, 2002. Wanda will be remembered as a truly wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. Her strength of spirit and personal example of good deeds and acts of compassion have left an indelible impression on all who know and love her. Wanda's family was always the greatest source of joy in her life. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, P.E.O., Assistance League, a volunteer for the Arts Center and a member of the Pueblo Country Club. She is preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and a brother. Wanda is survived by her husband, Howard; son, Roger (Stella); daughter, Janet; sisters, Helen and Edith; brother, Herb (Brigetta); sister-in-law, Beda; brother-in-law, Reuben; six grandchildren, Lex (Cheri), Scott (Judy), Tod (Melissa), Lisa (David), Aubrey and Micah; three great-grandchildren, Lauren, Josh and Rachel; and many loving extended family members and friends. A memorial service for Wanda will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 22, 2002, at the University Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1411 Fortino Blvd., with Bishop Charles Schumard presiding. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home.

Hollibaugh, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Hollibaugh - Pueblo Chieftain - June 27, 2003 - Elizabeth Hollibaugh, “Granny,” 92, passed away on June 22, 2003. She is survived by her children, George (Noreen), Fred (Shirley), and John (Loretta); 19 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and numerous relatives and friends. Elizabeth was a member of the United Methodist Church in Avondale, the Pueblo Chapter No. 7 Order of the Eastern Star, and a lifetime Eagles member. Elizabeth's family and friends will always cherish the many memories of her zest for life and her energetic spirit. A memorial service will be held 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 28, 2003, at the United Methodist Church in Avondale. Memorial contributions may be made to the Avondale United Methodist Church in Elizabeth's name.

Holliday, John Leidy Gates
John Leidy Gates Holliday - Pueblo Chieftain - November 21, 2004 - John Leidy Gates Holliday passed away Nov. 19, 2004, in Pueblo. John was born in Pueblo on Feb. 27, 1941, and had lived here most of his life and was an avid Denver Bronco fan. He is survived by his wife, Clarices, his mother, Sarah Klumpp, both of Pueblo; a son, Wayne Holliday; stepchildren, Vernon Sallie of Canon City, Vivian Padden, Angelicue Bruce, both of Washington; sisters, Margie Brooks of Denver and Harriett Gill of Kansas; a brother-in-law, Thomas Gill of Florida; his father-in-law, Clifford Gill of Pueblo; and his grandchildren, Michelle Bickford, John Sallie, Cora Bruce and Nickloas Padden. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. A gathering of friends and family will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, 2004, in the family home at 1936 E. 13th Street.

Hollier, Cecil Sr.
Cecil Hollier Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - September 24, 1995 - Cecil Hollier Sr., 74, a retired mechanic, departed this life Sept. 19, 1995, at his home. Mr. Hollier was born March 22, 1921, in Beggs, Okla., to the union of Fred and Frances Dunn Hollier. His parents precede him in death. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Retired from the former Centel, now West Plains Energy, with 34 years service. He loved his church and was one of the original organizers to help build New Hope Baptist Church 33 years ago. At the time of his death, he was serving on the church trustee board. He enjoyed working on automobiles; his hobby was fishing, he could always tell you about the one that got away. He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife, Ola Mae Hollier of the family home; his children, Cecil (Lottie J.) Hollier Jr., Pueblo, Beverly Ann (Joseph) Young, Pueblo, seven grandchildren Cecil F. Hollier, Jamie M. (Chester) Robinson, Kimberly D. Hollier, Joseph E. Young, Judy M. Young, Randy L. Young, A Young; four great-grandchildren all of Pueblo; nine brothers, James (Margaret) Prudhum, Castle, Va. Johnnie (Prince) Cole, Elizabeth, N.J., Harold (Rose) Franklin Jr., Pueblo, Freddie I. (Shirley) Franklin, Pueblo, Monroe (Ella) Franklin, Pueblo, Billy J. (Jessie) Franklin, Pueblo, Bobby G. (Sandra) Franklin, Pueblo, A.D. Franklin, Pueblo, Alexander (Rita) Franklin, Pueblo; two sisters, Velma L. Hollier, Tulsa, Okla. Augustine (Eddie) Hancock, Pueblo; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Visitation today. Angelus Chapel. 2-6 p.m. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, New Hope Baptist Church. Rev. Charlie Sankey, officiant. Full military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team at graveside, Imperial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 13 Hudspeth Lane.

Hollifield, Brenda Lee
Brenda Lee Hollifield - Pueblo Chieftain - November 26, 2003 - Brenda Lee Hollifield, 38, of Winston, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, as the result of an automobile accident near Limon, Colo. which also claimed the life of her mother, Kathleen Ann Hollifield. She was born April 14, 1965, in La Junta, Colo. the daughter of John and Kathleen Hazlett Hollifield. She is survived by her father, John Hollifield of Winston, Mo.; three brothers, Harry Hollifield of Pueblo, Colo.; Scott Hollifield of Woodlands, Texas and B.J. Hollifield of Prescott, Kan.; her maternal grandfather, Harry Hazlett and her fiancι, Will Eads IV, to who she was to be married on Nov. 28, 2003. Services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003, at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, Pleasanton, Kan. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hollifield Memorial Fund c/o the funeral home. Interment will be in Fisher Cemetery, Pleasanton, Kan. Arrangements are under the direction of the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home, Pleasanton, Kan.

Hollifield, Cindia
Cindia Hollifield – Pueblo Chieftain - March 14, 1913 – In a local hospital, yesterday, Miss Cindia Hollifield, age 37 years. Miss Hollifield is from Vullmer, Ida., and the remains are being cared for by West Bros. & Whitton, awaiting instruction from a brother, Graydon D. Hollifield, also of Vullmer, Ida.

Hollifield, Kathleen Ann
Kathleen Ann Hollifield - Pueblo Chieftain - November 26, 2003 - Kathleen Ann Hollifield, 59, of Winston, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, as the result of an automobile accident near Limon, Colo., which also claimed the life of her daughter, Brenda Hollifield. She was born June 14, 1944, in La Junta, Colo., the daughter of Harry and Ora Lea Grisham Hazlett. She married John Hollifield on April 7, 1973, in Fowler, Colo. She is survived by her husband, John of the home; her father, Harry Hazlett; three sons, Harry Hollifield, Pueblo, Colo.; Scott Hollifield of Woodlands, Texas and B.J. Hollifield of Prescott, Kan.; four brothers, Bob, Kenny, John and Brad Hazlett and eight grandchildren. Services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003, at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, Pleasanton, Kan. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hollifield Memorial Fund c/o the funeral home. Interment will be in the Fisher Cemetery, Pleasanton, Kan. Arrangements are under the direction of the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home, Pleasanton, Kan.

Hollingsberry, H. R.
H. R. Hallingbery - Pueblo Chieftain - October 14, 1914 - The remains of the late H. R. Hallingbery arrived in Pueblo this morning. Funeral services will be held in the McCarthy funeral chapel this afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Rev. Thomas Casady, of the Ascension church, will conduct the services, and the interment will be in Roselawn. The Pueblo Chieftain - October 15, 1914 - The funeral of Harry R. Hollingsberry was held yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the McCarthy funeral chapel. The Rev. Thomas Casaday conducted the services. Miss Charlotte Betts sang "One Sweetly Solemn Thought" and "Lead Kindly Light." The pallbearers were: J. C. Miller, Jud Hohl, J. W. Limbaugh, A. C. MacKinnon, Fred Marechal and Dr. E. A. Elder. The flower bearers were G. C. Spoor, Cary Fry and Walter A. Jones.

Hollingsbery, H. R.
H. R. Hollingsbery - Akron Weekly Pioneer Press - October 16, 1914 - Three Die In Wreck - Twenty-Ton Rock Demolishes Train At Grand Junction - Fourteen Others Seriously Hurt When Boulder Smashes Two Cars on Rio Grande Road. Western Newspaper Union News Service - Grand Junction. - Three persons were killed and fourteen others seriously injured when a twenty-ton boulder crashed 100 feet into the day coach and smoker of westbound passenger train No. 3, eighteen miles east of this city. The heavy missile is believed to have been loosened from the cliff by frost. It was preceded by a smaller boulder which struck the coupling between the tender and smoker, parting the train. Automatic air brakes brought the separated section to a stop. A moment later the massive rock was catapulted upon the smoker and day coach. The two cars, despite their all-steel construction, were crushed to bits. The dead: H. R. Hollingsbery, Pueblo, traveling salesman; Thomas C. Linkens, Grand Junction, branch manager Ridenour Baker Grocery Company; Harry Braddock, Chicago. The seriously injured: Ralph Arthur Cox, marine recruit, Boulder, en route to San Francisco, head gashed, left leg crushed, rib fractured, hands bruised; Adna Bratingham, Alliance, Ohio, badly bruised and nervous shock; Emmett Abbott, Sacramento, left ear torn off, severe bruises; Mrs. Stella Maynard, Fruita, Colo., forehead gashed; Audrey Harrington, her daughter, scalp lacerated; W. E. Lewis, Roberts, Idaho, severe bruises; Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Black, Atkinson, Ill., arms bruised, nervous shock, minor injuries; Richard Mackay, Alhambra, Cal., left arm and wrist bruised; D. F. Wilson, Brazil, Ind., side hurt; Falcom Joslin, Fairbanks, Alaska, hip bruised; E. V. Springer, Denver, right shoulder bruised; Mrs. Lizzie Anderson, Grand Junction, nervous shock; Mrs. F. A. Selinger, Salida, hip and head bruised. Railroad men are unable to explain how the other occupants of the car escaped with their lives. Despite the destruction of the two cars, at least twenty men, women and children escaped practically unhurt. At the point where the wreck occurred, the tracks closely parallel the Grand River and cliffs, from which the huge boulder fell, rise sheer hundreds of feet above the river bank. Much of the wreckage of the two cars was plunged into the swift mountain stream.

Hollingsworth, David W. III
David W. Hollingsworth III - Pueblo Chieftain - February 11, 2004 - David W. Hollingsworth III, 57, passed away on February 8, 2004 - in Pueblo, Colo. He was born on September 11, 1946 in Aurora, Illinois to David W. and Lois (Schmidt) Hollingsworth II. His father preceded him in death. David had been a Pueblo resident from 1981 to 2004. He was employed as a Taxi Cab driver. David is survived by his wife, Cheryl L. (Sanchez) Hollingsworth; four children, Nicole Renee, David W. IV, Lois Patricia and Bonnie Diane Hollingsworth; and his mother, Lois Hollingsworth. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2004 - at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Pentecostal Church, 2950 Monica Drive, Colorado Springs, CO. Visitation will be from 1 – 2 p.m. at the Church. Burial will be immediately following the service at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3825 Airport Road, Colorado Springs, CO. Swan-Law Funeral Home, 501 North Cascade, Colorado Springs is in charge of the arrangements.

Hollingsworth, Ira D.
Ira D. Hollingsworth - Pueblo Chieftain - October 20, 2004 - Ira D. Hollingsworth , age 92, of Penrose, CO passed away October 17, 2004 in Penrose, CO. Ira was born on December 25, 1911 in Detroit, TX a son of the late George and Ella (Durham) Hollingsworth. He married Georgia Belle Clifford on Easter Sunday, April 17, 1938 in Pueblo, Colo, she resides in Penrose. He ranched for seven years in Baca County and then moved to Woodland Park, Colo. where he owned and operated a grocery store. Ira at one time was also the Mayor of Woodland Park. He joined the Iron Workers Union # 750 and worked as an iron worker for 13 years, mostly at the Air Force Academy. In 1962 they moved to Pueblo, Colo. where he farmed and raised Quarter Horses. In 1997 they retired and moved to Penrose, Colo. where he enjoyed fishing, camping and his many friends and neighbors. Ira was a 50 year member of the Masonic Fraternity and a 32 degree lifetime member of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. He was a charter member of the Woodland Park Saddle Club and now a lifetime member. Ira is also survived by three sons; Francis (Bobbie) Hollingsworth of Canon City, Colo., Bob Hollingsworth of Hawaii, and Jay Hollingsworth of Penrose, Colo., five grandchildren; Mike, Sally, Billie Jo, Troy and Wade, eight great-grandchildren; Dexter, Bailey, Shena, Robbie, Jerome, Katie, Chasity and Alex, brothers; Van Hollingsworth of Black Forest, Colo., and Vade Hollingsworth of Hotchkiss, Colo., sisters; Alene French and Margie Carr of Canon City, Colo. and Jean Robinson of California, and his best fishing buddy, Willis Barnett of Penrose, Colo. Ira was preceded in death by his brother; G.T. Hollingsworth and sister; Georgia Kalb. Cremation through Holt Family Funeral Home with Memorial services at a later date. The family respectfully requests the omission of food or flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of Hospice, P.O. Box 1796, Canon City, CO.

Hollis, Donald Dean
Donald Dean Hollis - Pueblo Chieftain - December 21, 2000 - Donald Dean Hollis, age 70, passed away Dec. 19, 2000. Mr. Hollis is survived by his daughter, Gloria (Donald) Bryan, Dyersburg, Tenn.; sister, Imogene (John) Hawkins, Warrenton, Mo.; grandson, Dr. Robert Dean (Misty) Allen, Overland Park, Kan.; and niece, Janet Davis, also of Warrenton, Mo. He is also survived by several cousins and one aunt. Visitation Thursday, 2-4 p.m. at the funeral home. At his wishes, cremation will follow. Donations may be made in his memory to the Pueblo Animal League.

Hollis, George H.
George H. Hollis - Pueblo Chieftain - September 30, 1912 - George H. Hollis, aged 44, died yesterday at his home in Rye. He is survived by wife and family. He came here from Indiana for benefit of his health. The body arrived in Pueblo last night in charge of McCarthy. Funeral announcement will be made later. Pueblo Chieftain - October 2, 1912 - The remains of George H. Hallen [Hollis?] were sent to Anderson, Ind. by the McCarthy Undertaking company, last night. They were accompanied by the widow.

Hollis, William
William Hollis - Wray Rattler - April 06, 1906 - William Hollis, Engineer, Pueblo - 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. Telluride Daily Journal – March 16, 1906 – Frightful Wreck – Fast Passenger Trains Meet in Head On Collision – Note: William H. Hollis is listed among the dead of the Adobe Train Disaster, March 16, 1906. William H. Hollis: From Pueblo, Colorado, train engineer. Note: William H. Hollis was buried in Roselawn Cemetery in Pueblo, Colorado. Source: Colorado newspaper coverage. See Adobe Train Wreck, 1906 for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Hollis-Smith, Roy Dean
Roy Dean Hollis-Smith - Pueblo Chieftain - October 09, 1997 - Roy Dean Hollis-Smith, born July 21, 1997, and passed away Oct. 8, 1997. Survived by his parents, Johnna Hollis and Marvin Smith of Pueblo- sister, Clarice Davette Hollis-Smith- grandparents, David Hollis and Charlotte Ard- great-grandparents, Dottie Hurd and Don and Violet Hollis, all of Pueblo- aunts, Tammy Dukes, Tina Yearling and Delia Tochtrop-uncles, Tim Tochtrop, Pete Gonzales, Kevin Smith, Bobby Smith, Steven Hollis, Jason Hollis, Dennis Armstrong and Kevin Hurd- great aunts, Dee Carryer, Karen Skolnekovich and Sharon Mayne- and numerous cousins. will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Bill Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 307 Colorado after the interment.

Holloran, F. Dale
F. Dale Holloran - Pueblo Chieftain - October 16, 1987 - F. Dale Holloran passed away unexpectedly Oct. 13, 1987. Survived by his father, Fred (Shirley) Holloran, Pueblo; sisters, Mrs. Stacy (Bob) Kennedy, Pueblo; and Mrs. Donna (Jim) Penza, Boise, Idaho; grandmothers, Mrs. Eva Holloran, Pueblo; and Mrs. Pauline Barrick, Irvine, Texas. Survived also by his uncle and aunts, Joe (Dorothy) Holloran, Mrs. Rose Taibi, all of Pueblo, as well as numerous other relatives. Preceded in death by his mother, Tommie Jean Holloran, Sept. 27, 1975. Born June 8, 1953, in Pueblo, and had been a lifetime Pueblo resident. He was an appraiser and realtor for the Holloran Realty Company. He attended the First United Methodist Church. Member of the Pueblo Board of Realtors, Colorado Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, B.P.O. Elks Lodge No. 90, and was an avid sportsman and loved the mountains. Service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Rouch Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Edward W. Paup officiating. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers and those who desire may contribute to the Pueblo Elks Endowment fund direct or through the funeral home office.

Holloran, Frank R.
Frank R. Holloran - Pueblo Chieftain - July 18, 1986 - Frank R. Holloran, 92, longtime Pueblo realtor, passed away July 17, 1986, at Villa Pueblo Towers. Born April 17, 1894, in Pueblo. Survived by wife, Eva, daughter, Rose Taibi, and sons, Joseph W. (Dorothy) and Fred L. (Shirley) Holloran, all of Pueblo. Also survived by nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Holloran graduated from Centennial High School in 1913 and served five years as a deputy for the Internal Revenue Service. He followed in his father's footsteps when he became affiliated with Holloran Investment Co. in 1919, taking over the business when his father died in 1921. He was president of the East Pueblo Improvement Association when it changed the names of the East Side streets to correspond alphabetically with the names of other American cities. His services as president of the local and state realtor associations, together with his directorship of the National Association of Realtors, culminated by his being named "Realtor Emeritus" in 1977, a special award of the national association. The traveling trophy awarded annually by the Pueblo Board of Realtors to the outstanding "Trader of the Year" was given by Mr. Holloran because of his special interest in real estate trades. He also was known in the appraisal field for having appraised some 25,000 homes and hundreds of miles of state highways. He was the first treasurer of San Isabel Electric Company, as he had promoted the REA Project. In the summertime, he resided in his Beulah Mountain home, the memories and pleasures for which he will always be endeared by his children and grandchildren. He was a member of Pueblo Lions Club, a past Sir Knight Commander of the Knights of Malta, and belonged to the Park Hill Christian Church. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, with the Rev. W. Duke Brown officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Park Hill Christian Church Memorial Fund, the Beulah Valley Fire Department, or the Beulah Valley EMT Ambulance Service.

Holloran, Frederick Lee
Frederick Lee Holloran - Pueblo Chieftain - November 24, 2002 - Frederick Lee Holloran, 75, passed away Nov. 21, 2002. Born Dec. 22, 1926, in Pueblo, Colo., to Frank and Eva Holloran, who preceded him along with his first wife, Tommie Jean; and son, Dale. Survived by his wife, Shirley Holloran; children, Donna, (Jim) Penza, and their children, Paula, Andy, and Teri; Stacy Kennedy and her children, Kendra and Robert; Rhonda (Jeff) Moffat and their son, Jon; Curt (Connie) McCain and their children, Dylan, Deandra, Nicole; Jason McCain, Travis Scalese and Amanda Coners; brother, Joe (Dorothy) Holloran; sister, Rose Taibi; nephews, Tom (Sue) Holloran, Pat (Muffie) Holloran, Dick (Diane) Holloran, Mike (Jan) Gibson, and Jack (Judy) Gibson. Fred was a graduate of Denver University. He also served in the Army. He was President of Pueblo Board of Realtors (1955), Pueblo Realtor of the Year (1966), President of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers Southern Colorado Chapter No. 49, (1953, 1961, 1980), served on the State Board of Directors of Colorado on behalf of the American Institute of the Real Estate Appraisers Association, and received the National Honorary "Omega Tau Rha" award for service as Regional Vice President on the Secretaries Council. Fred was a recipient of the M.A.I. Degree. He was director of the YMCA Board, member of the Public School Board Advisory Committees in constructing both East and South High Schools. Fred spent 10 years directing the Single Fund Budget Committee. He also served on various committees at First United Methodist Church and was a choir member. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Monday, First United Methodist Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Beulah Fire Department in his memory.

Holloran, Joseph
Joseph Holloran - Pueblo Chieftain - April 28, 2006 - Joseph Holloran, 81, passed away April 26, 2006. Survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Dorothy Holloran; sons, Thomas (Susan) of Parker, Colo., Richard (Diane) of Boise, Idaho, Patrick (Mary) of Carbondale, Colo.; and five grandchildren. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 3 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, with Pastor Charles Shipman officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to any of the following: First Baptist Church, the Beulah Fire Department or the Beulah Emergency Medical Service, Pueblo Community College Foundation, the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or to the American Cancer Society.

Holloway, George Elwoord
George Elwoord Holloway – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – September 26, 1873 – We regret to learn of the death of Capt. U. B. Holloway, at Marshal Texas, September 13, 1873, also that of his son, George Elwoord.  It seems at the breaking out of that fell scourge, yellow fever, at Shreveport Louisiana, where Capt. Holloway resided, he with his family fled to Marshal Texas; but the destroyer followed them there, where himself and son have already fallen, and the beloved wife has been at the point of death for several days; but hopes are now entertained of her recovery.  We remember Capt. Holloway as connected with the early history of Colorado, and at one time United States marshal of the Territory, and a citizen of this place.  The wife of our worthy friend C. H. Kirkbride is a sister of the deceased.

Holloway, K. Lyle
K. Lyle Holloway - Pueblo Chieftain - February 7, 1984 - K. Lyle Holloway. Service will be held 1:30 p.m. Thursday, the First Church of the Nazarene, 84 Stanford, with the Revs. Orlando Jantz and Clinton Jones officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family may be contacted at the family home, 1612 E. Fifth.

Holloway, Selma G.
Selma G. Holloway - Pueblo Chieftain - April 20, 1999 - Selma G. Holloway, 79, passed away April 18, 1999. Survived by her children, Lyla J. Kidman of Salt Lake City, Utah, Pat Smith of Madison, Wis., Ray (Sharon) Holloway of Pueblo and Ted (Sue) Holloway of La Grange, Ga.- sister, Myrtle (Robert) Simms of Pueblo- 14 grandchildren- numerous great-grandchildren- nieces, Ruth (Dr. John) McLaughlin of Aurora and Kathy (Dean) Horton of Pueblo- and nephew, Bob (Gaylene) Simms of Aurora. Preceded in death by her husband, K. Lyle Holloway in 1984, and son-in-law, Roger Smith. Born Oct. 26, 1919, in Trinidad, Colo. Selma worked at the County Treasurer's office under Mary Shomer. She also owned and operated Holloway's Tropical Aquarium from 1964 until 1978. Member of First Church of the Nazarene and Young Democrats Association, serving as secretary-treasurer for many years. She was also very active in the late 50s to early 70s in the Democratic Party. The family wishes to thank Dr. Thomas Smith, Dr. Frank Settipani and Parkview Hospital for all their care and compassion. Selma will lie in state from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 21, 1999, at First Church of the Nazarene, 84 Stanford, with Pastor Conley Henderson officiating. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or First Church of the Nazarene through the funeral home.

Holloway, U. B.
Capt. U. B. Holloway – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – September 26, 1873 – We regret to learn of the death of Capt. U. B. Holloway, at Marshal Texas, September 13, 1873, also that of his son, George Elwoord.  It seems at the breaking out of that fell scourge, yellow fever, at Shreveport Louisiana, where Capt. Holloway resided, he with his family fled to Marshal Texas; but the destroyer followed them there, where himself and son have already fallen, and the beloved wife has been at the point of death for several days; but hopes are now entertained of her recovery.  We remember Capt. Holloway as connected with the early history of Colorado, and at one time United States marshal of the Territory, and a citizen of this place.  The wife of our worthy friend C. H. Kirkbride is a sister of the deceased.

Holloway, U. B. (Mrs.)
Mrs. U. B. Holoway – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – December 11, 1873 – It was but a few months ago that we announced to the readers of the Chieftain, the death of Capt. U. B. Holoway, and also, of his son George S. Holoway, both formerly of Pueblo.  Now comes to us the news of the death of the wife and mother, who followed them on the 25th of November.  They all died in Marshal, Texas.

Hollowell, Rex C.
Rex G. Hollowell - Pueblo Chieftain - September 28, 1986 - Rex C. Hollowell, 75, of Tempe, Ariz., formerly of Pueblo, passed away Sept. 20, 1986. Services were held Sept. 23 in Tempe.

Holly, A. P.
A. P. Holly - Trinidad Enterprise – May 28, 1879 – A. P. Holly, inventor of the Holly system of water works, died a few days since, aged 62.

Holly, Charles Frederick
Charles Frederick Holly - Pueblo Daily Chieftain - September 9, 1901 - Died at Beulah. C. H. Holly, well-known as “Judge” Holly, died Saturday at his home in Beulah. He formerly lived in Pueblo, and his wife, Mrs. Clara Clyde Holly, who survives him, was a member of the state legislature in 1896. Deceased recently perfected his homestead entry on land near Beulah in the federal land office. Funeral services will be conducted in Beulah this afternoon at 3 o'clock.

Holly, Hiram S.
Captain Hiram S. Holly - Pueblo Chieftain - May 28, 1895 - Captain Hiram S. Holly of Otero County, who died in this city early yesterday morning as announced in yesterday's Chieftain was one of the most prominent stockmen in Colorado in the paling day of the cattle business. His great "SS" ranch at Holly in Bent County brought him $875,000 when he sold it, and at the time of his death he was still largely interested in cattle, being one of the heaviest owners in the Columbia Company. He was born in Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, July 13, 1843, where he attended school and worked on a farm until he was 15 years of age.  In the 28th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry he was discharged and went to New York City where he remained a short time.  At the end of which he was employed in the quartermasters department for one year. After a short visit home, he came to Colorado.  He left the cars at St. Joseph, Missouri, then the terminus of railroads in the west and came by boat to Nebraska City and then with the ox teams up the Platte River Valley. He found employment in Colorado at North Empire as engineer in a quartz mill.  For six months he took charge of it for others and then ran it for himself.  During this time he had men out prospecting.  In 1868, he started for Arizona with the intention of mining, but remained only a brief time as the Indians were very troublesome. He then went to Gilpin County and was mining in Nevada Gulch until 1870 when he went to Black Hawk to continue mining and milling which he did until the spring of 1871.  He then abandoned this business and sought other fields of employment. Unable to find in Colorado such a herd as he wanted, he went to Texas and bought a bunch of 1300 head of mixed cattle and drove them to his "SS" Ranch which had a frontage of 30 miles on the Arkansas and the same of Sand Creek. In 1881 his herd numbered not far from 15,000. After selling his "SS" Ranch Capt. Holly removed to that part of Bent County that is now Otero and located some 6 miles east of Rocky Ford, where his home continued to be until his death.  He came to Pueblo a short time since for medical waters and treatment for stomach troubles which caused his death. The funeral will occur at 3 o'clock this afternoon from the First Methodist Church under the auspices of the Masons, of which body he was a member.  His family consisting of Mrs. Holly, 3 sons and 3 daughters will all be present. One of his sons was attending the state university at Boulder and the others were at his home near La Junta.  Quite a large number are expected from La Junta to attend the funeral.  Charles A. Reynolds, treasurer of Otero County, was in the city yesterday making the arrangements for the funeral.

Hollyman, Alma M.
Alma M. (Griffy) Hollyman - Pueblo Chieftain - December 04, 1997 - Alma M. (Griffy) Hollyman, 75, former Las Animas and La Junta resident, died Nov. 29, 1997, in Tucson, Ariz. Survived by daughter, LaQuita (Carl) Stec of Tucson- brothers and sisters, Otis L. Griffy, Las Animas, Bud (Neva) Griffy of Redwing, Colo., Leah Martin of Las Animas, and Byron P. Griffy of Fowler- four grandchildren- four great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, 1997, at Roseburg National Cemetery in Roseburg, Ore., beside her husband, John Wilson Hollyman, who preceded her in death on June 23, 1979.

Holm, Frances E.
Frances Eveline Hanson Holm - Huerfano World - March 10, 1994 - Frances Eveline Hanson Holm died Feb. 25, 1994 in Dallas, TX. Born Nov. 23, 1918 on her parent's farm near Osceola, NE, she married Lyle F. Holm of Swede Home, NE, Feb. 12, 1937. At their summer home in Cuchara, Mrs. Holm was a volunteer as a member of the Cuchara Chapel Board, the Women's Circle and services at the La Veta Methodist Church and the Hermosa Ladies Philanthropic Civic Club. Graveside service was in Restland Memorial Park with another memorial service from Walnut Hill United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Lyle; two daughters, Renee Pavey, Spokane, WA, and Louene Waters, Charlotte, NC; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, a brother, Raymond Hanson, Moline, IL; two sisters, Carol Peterson and Irene Adelson, Nebraska, nieces and nephews.

Holm, Kenneth J.
Kenneth J. Holm - Pueblo Chieftain - April 05, 2002 - Kenneth J. Holm, 84, passed away April 4, 2002. Survived by his wife, Alice M. Holm, of the family home; children, Patricia (Larry) Russell, Buena Vista, Colo., Dora Huddleston, Colorado City, Colo., Kenneth (Barbara) Holm, Canon City, Colo., William (Gloria) Holm, Tucson, Ariz., and David (Sandi) Holm, Salida, Colo.; brother, Dan (Betty) Holm; sisters, Lois (John) Dummermuth, Waterville, Kan., and Ellen Herde, Topeka, Kan.; 15 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; two sisters; and one grandson. Kenneth was born to Frank and Dora Holm on April 5, 1917, in White City, Kan., and married Alice M. Buchanan on June 15, 1939, in Pueblo, Colo. He served in the Navy during World War II, farmed in Irving, Kan., after being honorably discharged from the service, moved back to Pueblo in 1955 and retired from the CF&I. He was an avid fisherman and hunter, enjoyed time and events spent with his family and going to Cripple Creek. A private memorial service will be held. The family would like to thank Dr. Phillip Woods and his staff and the staff at Sangre de Cristo Hospice for their loving compassion and care. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home.

Holman, Clyde
Clyde Holman - Bayfield Blade - May 16, 1913 - Clyde Holman, an eleven-year-old boy of Walsenburg, was drowned when the boat in which he was fishing capsized.

Holman, Darrell
Darrell Holman - Huerfano World - May 11, 1989 - Father Killed Saturday In Bear Hunting Mishap - A 15-year-old Model Youth accidentally shot his father, being mauled by a 305 pound attacking black bear, during a hunting tragedy near Gulnare Saturday, May 6. Memorial service for 37-year-old Darrell Holman of Model was held Wednesday. According to reports, the father, died from a single gunshot fired by his son, Benjamin, who was attempting to shoot the bear, which his father had wounded earlier. The Holmans were hunting for bear on the Walter Brunelli ranch and the bear was first shot by Darrell Holman at approximately 6:30 p.m. The injured bear then reportedly traveled up a ridge. After a while, the Holmans went up the ridge to track the bear. Near the top of the ridge, the bear headed in their direction, and Darrell Holman fired two more shots, hitting the animal. But the bear charged ahead and pushed the elder Holman against a rock. Benjamin fired, attempting to hit the bear. Huerfano World - May 11, 1989 -Memorial service for Darrell David Holman, 37, of Model, was held Wednesday from First Christian Church in Trinidad. Mr. Holman died as the result of a hunting accident on Saturday, May 6, 1989. Survivors include his wife, Judith Brann Holman, Model; a son, Benjamin and a daughter, Rebekah, both of the family home; his mother, Margaret Holman, Walsenburg; six brothers, four sisters, his father and mother-in-law and numerous other relatives.

Holman, Granville S.
Granville S. "Rosie" Holman - Pueblo Chieftain - January 9, 1987 - Granville S. "Rosie" Holman was born April 22, 1913, in Duncan, Okla., and passed away Jan. 7, 1987, in Pueblo. Husband of Tessie G. Holman, of the family home. Father of Brenda (Bernard) McFarlane of Paonia, Colo.; Dixie (Darrell) Veach of Cortez, Colo.; Donald (Carol) Holman, Charles (Rosalyn) Holman and Loren (Hazel) Holman of Pueblo; Ray Dean (Iris) Holman of Castle Rock, Colo.; and Stanley (Gladys) Starner of Fruita, Colo. Brother of Lily Hough of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Estal Rockwell of Denver. Also survived by 22 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Mr. Holman was employed by Pioneer Construction Company for many years, retiring in 1978. He loved the out-of-doors and spent many enjoyable hours there. Service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home Chapel, with interment in Imperial Gardens. The family prefers contributions to either the American Cancer Society or Dream Weavers, and either may be made through the funeral home office.

Holman, Helen
Helen Holman - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - September 13, 1984 - Toole 'Confesses' in Pueblo Area Murder - Ottis Toole has said he murdered a woman near Pueblo in 1974, the same year he says he killed a Colorado Springs massage-parlor operator, authorities said Wednesday. Pueblo District Attorney Gus Sandstrom said he is skeptical of the "confession" and has decided not to file charges against Toole. No one has ever been charged in the death. Toole is an admitted mass murderer who is in custody in Jacksonville, Fla. Meanwhile, officials in Oklahoma, where the woman's body was found, are now studying the evidence to determine whether they have a criminal case. Pueblo Sheriff's Detective Joe Antonio, who heads the major-crimes team, said Toole first confessed in November to killing Helen Holman of Trinidad. He repeated his story in January and February, when Antonio and another officer reinterviewed him, Antonio said. The 31-year-old woman was en route with her husband in separate vehicles from Trinidad to Pueblo when she disappeared on Oct. 21, 1974. Her car was found at a rest stop off Interstate 25, 16 miles south of Pueblo. On Oct. 29, her body, with three bullet wounds to the head, was found in a field off U. S. 287, just across the Oklahoma state line. Antonio and Sandstrom said Toole, who also has confessed to the Sept. 19, 1974, murder of Colorado Springs massage-parlor owner Sun Ok Cousin, for which Park Estep has been imprisoned, had some of the details on the Pueblo-area slaying right. But "there were inconsistencies in his story," Antonio said. Antonio said Toole told him he abducted the woman from a rest stop or campground. He also was able to accurately describe the make of car she drove, the type of bullets (.38 caliber) and the area of the body into which the bullets were fired, her hair color and approximate age. "But he was way off on the roads he said he took to Oklahoma and the time it took to get there," Antonio said. "He said the scenery consisted of plateaus and made no mention of mountains. He seemed to know something about Denver, describing the gold-tipped capitol dome. "But he said he was living in California at the time and our investigation showed he was staying with his mother in Jacksonville. "He had a vague description of clothing that was not useful." On the basis of the information authorities had, Sandstrom said he did not believe he had a case that would hold up in court. "I am skeptical that he did this," Sandstrom said. "In my opinion he gave us absolutely nothing except his say so that he had been in Pueblo or Colorado Springs." Jerry Weis, assistant district attorney for Cimarron County, Okla., said he expected to see and hear the "confession," which is on videotape, within the week. "Right now I don't know what we've got. After I see the evidence I will make a decision fairly quickly on whether to file charges against Toole," Weis said. Cimarron County Sheriff Bob White said he had seen evidence and was going through it again before presenting it to the district attorney. He would not comment on his opinion of it. Jim Franklin, the assistant chief deputy district attorney for the 4th Judicial District, said Wednesday he has read Tool's "confession" to Ms. Cousin's murder, but added: "The information we have at this moment indicates we have the correct person incarcerated." He said he has not heard yet from two officers representing the sheriff's office and Colorado Springs Police Department who went to Jacksonville to interview Toole about his statement.

Holman, Michael A.
Michael A. Holman – Pueblo Chieftain – September 10, 2006 - Michael A. Holman, 33, of Pueblo, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, John and Mary Gurovich; grandparents, John and Ava Holman; grandfather, John Gurovich; aunt and uncle, George and Thelma Gurovich. Michael is survived by his parents, Jim and Sandy Holman; special friend, Dee Tafoya and her son, John Gray; sisters, Jennifer Holman, Sherrie Holman, Ava (Brian) Edmunds; nephew, Zachary Edmunds; grandmother, Rose Gurovich; wife, Lisa Holman; numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. Mike was honorably discharged by the U.S. Marines and was currently employed by the Fort Lyons Department of Corrections. He loved bull riding, his pet snake "Bo," watching wrestling and playing darts. Mike will be missed by all that knew him. Visitation, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Sept. 10, 2006. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, 2006, Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Special service provided by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Donations may be made in his name to the Childhood Cancer Foundation.

Holmberg, Steven R.
Steven R. Holmberg - Pueblo Chieftain - June 05, 2002 - Steven R. Holmberg, 47, of Westcliffe, passed away June 4, 2002, in Pueblo. There will be no viewing or services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.



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