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Hund, Albert P.
Albert P. Hund - Pueblo Chieftain - March 31, 1987 - Albert P. Hund, March 29, 1987. Brother of Anthony (Betty) Hund and Bertha Perko, both of Pueblo. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Hund was predeceased by one sister and four brothers. A lifelong resident of Pueblo Mr. Hund was a member of St. Anthony Parish and a member of VFW Post No. 3641 since 1944. He was a veteran of service with the U.S. Army during World War II and employed by the CF&I Steel Corp. for 44 years. At the time of his retirement, he was employed in the Rail Mill Finishing dept. Rosary service, 7 p.m. Tuesday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Anthony Church. Interment, Roselawn. The family may be contacted at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Hund, 2020 Lynwood, and will greet friends at the chapel following the rosary service.
Barbara Falkenstein Hund - Pueblo Chieftain - April 07, 2002 - Age 89, born Jan. 3, 1913, passed away April 4, 2002, at Sharmar Care Center. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Bernard W. Hund Sr.; sons, Paul and Bernie Hund Jr.; granddaughter, Paula Hoody; three brothers and three sisters. Survived by children, Marge (Al Jr.) Hoody, Henry (Carol) Hund, Bill Hund, James (Lauren) Hund, Barbara (Doug) Berg, Tom (Marianne) Hund; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Barbara was a loving mother and grandmother, and will be sadly missed by her family. She was a member of St. Mary's Parish. Viewing, from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, the family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, St. Mary's Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.
Hund, Bernard W. Sr.
Bernard W. Hund Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - February 24, 1987 - Bernard W. Hund Sr. died peacefully at home, Feb. 22, 1987. Husband of Barbara Hund; father of Margaret (Albert Jr.) Hoody; Bernard W. Hund Jr.; Henry A. (Carol) Hund; James R, (Lauren) Hund; Barbara A. (Douglas) Berg, all of Pueblo; William D. Hund, Alameda, Calif.; and Thomas D. Hund, Albuquerque, N.M.; brother of Albert Hund, Anthony (Betty) Hund and Bertha Perko, all of Pueblo. Also survived by 12 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. A lifelong Pueblo resident, Mr. Hund was a member of St. Mary .Parish. He was employed by the CF&I Steel Corp. as a roller foreman in the 14" mill for 44 years before retiring in 1967. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Tuesday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Mary Church, Interment, Roselawn. The family will greet friends at the chapel following the rosary Tuesday evening. Memorials may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice in his name.
Hund, Bernard William Jr.
Bernard William “Bernie” Hund Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - August 03, 2001 - Passed away Aug. 1, 2001. Complete notice later. Pueblo Chieftain August 06, 2001 Will lie in state at the funeral home today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rosary, 7:30 p.m. today and funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m., Tuesday. Both services will be held at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 11th and Grand. Family will receive friends at Our Lady of the Meadows Parish Hall, 23 Starling Drive, immediately following the interment. Those who wish may send remembrances to the Atencio residence, 450 Littler Drive, Pueblo West, CO 81007.
Hund, Raymond J.
Raymond J. Hund - Pueblo Chieftain - October 12, 1986 - Raymond J. Hund, 72, a lifelong resident of Pueblo and summer resident of Rye, died Oct. 9. 1986. A longtime employee of CF&I Steel Corp., he retired in 1976. Mr. Hund was the husband of Cecilia E. Hund; the father of Carl (Donna) Hund, John Hund. Mary Hund and Richard (Debbie) Hund; and the brother of Bernard (Barbara) Hund. Albert Hund, Bertha Perko, and Anthony (Betty) Hund. In addition, he is survived by three grandchildren, Karen, Sandra, and Steven Hund, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Service will be held at St. Francis Xavier Church. Recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. Sunday and Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Monday. Interment will be in Roselawn Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home. The family will greet friends following the rosary. Visitation from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Hund, Ruby Louisa
Ruby Louisa Hayson Hund - Pueblo Chieftain - October 29, 1985 - Mrs. Ruby Louisa Hayson Hund, 39, died unexpectedly Oct. 27, 1985. Born March 31, 1946, in Pueblo. Graduated from Pueblo Central High School in 1964. Member of the First Friends Church in Pueblo. Previously employed at Colorado State Hospital. She is survived by her mother, Evelyn M. Hayson, Pueblo; father, Cecil J. Hayson, Denver; daughter, Aimee L. Mascarenas, and son, Bernard W. Hund III, brother, David E. (Patricia) Hayson, all of Pueblo; two brothers and four sisters of Denver; Helen Fanning and Ellen Corriveau, closest of cousins, and numerous other aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial service, 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at George McCarthy Historic Chapel, conducted by Pastor Merle Clowe of First Friends Church. Contributions may be made to the First Friends Church Memorial Fund in her memory. The family may be contacted at the home of Evelyn Hayson, 2629 Seventh Ave.
Hundley, Betty J.
Betty J. Hundley - Pueblo Chieftain - August 21, 2001 - Age 78, passed away Aug. 18, 2001. Preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Hundley on July 12, 1984; parents, William and Marie McIlvain; daughter, Gail Hundley on April 8, 1996; and sister, Billie Moore. Survived by her daughter, Carol White; son, Robert (Lorraine) Hundley, all of Pueblo; and grandsons, Damian McDougal of Pueblo, Joshua Hundley of New York and Robert (Debbie) Hundley of Connecticut. Born on July 30, 1923, in Pueblo and retired from the housekeeping staff at the Colorado State Hospital. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2001, at Roselawn Cemetery, with Pastor Jim Singleton officiating.
Gretchen Hungerford - Pueblo Chieftain - July 17, 2001 - Gretchen Hungerford, 57, of Pueblo, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2001. She is survived by her loving husband, Jerald Hungerford; daughters, Mary (Mike) Gilmore and Bobbie (Shane) Lair; and four grandchildren, all of Pueblo. Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 19, 2001, at the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel.
Hunnicutt, Ella Mae
Ella Mae Hunnicutt - Pueblo Chieftain - June 18, 1999 - Ella Mae Hunnicutt, 88, passed away June 10, 1999 , in Pacoima, Calif. She was born Feb. 21, 1911, in Ferris, Texas. She had lived in Pueblo for over 40years before moving out to California. She had also lived in Flint, Mich. As a homemaker, she helped to raise several of her nieces and nephews. She was a kind and fun-loving person who enjoyed teaching children in Sunday School about God and life. She shared her wisdom with everyone she came in contact with. She took time to find the good side of everything and everyone and would always remind the children to stay focused on the Lord and never give up or never give in. Ella Mae was a member of Claremont Seventh Day Adventist Church and maintained her membership and her lifelong friends. Preceded in death by her parents, Joel and Caldonia Wheating Hunnicutt- siblings, Joel, Charlie, Wilmer, Arthur, Lorenzo, Blance, Effie, Lee, Jessie and Gladys. Survived by brother-in-law, Wallace Pyles, Pueblo, and three generations of nieces and nephews who loved their "Mom Mae" very much. Visitation, noon until 6 p.m. today, Chapel. A service beside the grave, 11 a.m. Saturday, Memorial Gardens, Elder Bobby Franklin officiating.
Hunsaker, Helen Marie
Helen Marie Hunsaker - Pueblo Chieftain - July 07, 2004 - Helen Marie Hunsaker, age 82, passed away July 6, 2004. Wife of Charles "Pinky" Hunsaker, who passed away March 17, 1993. Mother of Kathy (John) Ranney, Houston, Texas, Charlie (Ginny) Hunsaker and Lori Deverich, both of Pueblo; and stepdaughter, Sharon (Kent) Joseph of Scottsdale, Ariz. Grandmother of Brian and Mark Ranney, Haley Hunsaker, and Jacob, Nicole and Megan Deverich. Great-grandmother of Ann Marie Ranney. Survived also by her sister, Mary Shade, Valley View, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews including special nephew, Don Krasovec of Pueblo. Preceded in death also by her sister, Justine Krasovec; and brother, Frank Trenchak. Helen was a member of the Bishop's Guild. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, Holy Family Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Therese Catholic School in Helen's memory in care of the funeral home office.
Hunt, Betty Virginia
Betty Virginia Crump Hunt - Huerfano World - September 7, 2000 - Betty Virginia Crump Hunt, 74, of Grenada, MS, died Aug. 28, 2000 at Grenada Lake Medical Center. Mrs. Hunt was a homemaker, a member of First United Methodist Church, Grenada Garden Club, Mississippi State Medical Association Auxiliary, past member of the Grenada Junior Auxiliary, past sponsor of the Grenada Sub Deb Cotillion Club and a graduate of Belhaven College in Jackson, MS. The funeral was from the First United Methodist Church in Grenada on Aug. 30. Mrs. Hunt is survived by her husband, Dr. William Bernard Hunt Grenada; a son, William B. Hunt Jr., two daughters, Judith Hunt Anderson and Margaret Hunt Bailey, Grenada; two sisters, Peggy Crump Meyer, Walsenburg and Marion Crump Parks, Troy, TN, and seven grandchildren.
Hunt, Harry J.
Harry J. Hunt - Bayfield Blade - September 3, 1915 - Harry J. Hunt, while examining a coupling on the rear of a freight train, of which he was conductor, at Pueblo, was struck by a string of cars and fatally injured.
Hunt, Harry J.
Harry J. Hunt - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - September 3, 1915 - Harry J. Hunt, while examining a coupling on the rear of a freight train, of which he was a conductor, at Pueblo, was struck by a string of cars and fatally injured.
Joseph Hunt – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – October 30, 1879 – Fatal Accident – At an early hour on Monday morning a man was found in an unconscious condition lying under the bridge across the Arkansas near the smelter. He had, to all appearances, been lying there since the previous evening, and from his position he is supposed to have been walking across the bridge, and to have fallen through. He struck the ground near the edge of the water, and when found was cold and stiff. He was removed to the county hospital, where everything possible was done for him by Dr. Ashcom, the county physician. He lay all day upon a bed there, blood and froth issuing from his mouth, and finally in the evening died without reviving. He was recognized as a man named Hunt, who had formerly worked at the smelter. Colorado Weekly Chieftain – October 30, 1879 – Whisky Did It – Inquest Upon the Body of Joseph Hunt – Dr. P. R. Thombs, coroner, held an inquest yesterday morning upon the body of Joseph Hunt, who was found at an early hour on Monday morning, insensible and almost frozen under the bridge across the Arkansas near the smelter. The coroner's jury consisted of Messrs. Chas. B. Dunbaugh, M. Sullivan, T. R. Jones, D. A. Phillips, Frank Clark, and M. Studzinski. Mr. C. W. Edwards testified that he had known the deceased for about ten years. He came from Europe and worked for witness' father in a livery stable at Des Moines, Iowa. He had also been employed at the smelter and by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe railroad company. He was troubled with some disease contracted while serving in the English army in India. Witness was of the opinion that Hunt was a little crazy. Mr. J. L. Kennedy stated that as he came from work at six o'clock on Monday morning. He saw the deceased lying under the railroad bridge and heard him groan. The witness came up and found Constable Zimmer and went after Hunt. Some Mexicans had carried him to their house. Hunt had been drinking on Sunday. When found he was lying on his face. Constable Zimmer testified to bringing the man up to the jail, and finding a watch and other articles on his body, which he turned over to the sheriff. Dr. Ashcom stated that he had examined the body and concluded that Hunt died from concussion caused by the fall from the bridge and exposure. Thought he must have been under the influence of liquor. During the afternoon he lifted his head and shoulders when he had a slight convulsion. He seemed perfectly stiff and it was impossible to get his pulse up. Could find no bones broken. Dr. Duke concurred with Dr. Ashcom as to the cause of death. The jury brought in a verdict in accordance with the facts.
Hunt, Warner D.
Warner D. Hunt - Pueblo Chieftain - September 28, 2004 - Mr. Warner Dale Hunt went to be with the Lord on 9/25/2004 at the age of 86 years. He was born 2/10/1918 in Pueblo, CO. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorthy J. Hunt; sisters Joan Hayes, Salida. Jeanette Steinback, Westminster; nieces Donna Manley, Thornton; Linday Henry, Greeley and Sandy Schneider, Salida. He was pre-deceased by infant sons Lawrence Dale and Donald Gene Hunt, his parents Charles and Pearl (Nee Murray) Hunt and Nephew Ronald Steele. He served in the US Army during WWII and was later employed by CF&I. in Pueblo for 35 years. He was a general contractor for several years in the Pueblo area doing residential construction with lifelong friend Henry Lyles. A memorial service will be held in the penthouse of Highlands West Senior Center at 6340 W. 38th Ave. Wheat Ridge, CO 80023 on Tuesday, September 28, 2004 at 10:30 a.m.
Hunter, A. C.
A. C. Hunter - Colorado Springs Gazette - September 16, 1929 - Three Burn to Death in Auto Near Pueblo - Crashes Into End of Bridge, Gas Explodes - Fourth's Escape From Like Fate 'Miraculous' - Pueblo, Colo., Sept. 15 - Three persons were burned to death when they were drenched with flaming gasoline after their motor car had crashed into a concrete abutment and overturned on the Walsenburg highway eight miles south of here tonight. The fourth passenger in the car was seriously injured but will recover. The dead are: A.C. Hunter, 35, Pueblo. Mrs. A.C. Hunter, 46, Pueblo. Mrs. Henry Spoor, 28, Pueblo. Lawrence Merrill, 27, of Pueblo, escaped from the wreck with a fractured rib, a fractured arm and slight bruises and burns. He was brought to a hospital here, where it was said he would recover. Merrill said the car was traveling only about 30 miles an hour when the crash occurred. Merrill, altho unable to give a coherent account of the wreck, said: "I shall never be able to tell how the accident occurred. I was riding in the rumble seat of the car and Hunter was driving. We were out for a short ride into the country. As we passed over a concrete bridge over a dry wash the car suddenly swerved and crashed into the wall of the bridge. I felt the car skid and there was a flash of light as the gasoline tank exploded. After that I knew nothing until I was on my way to the hospital here." Passing motorists who arrived shortly after the crash found the car smouldering and the bodies of the victims burned beyond recognition. Merrill was jammed between the bridge and the wreckage of the rumble seat. It seemed impossible that he could have escaped with his life, they said. Authorities who conducted a hurried investigation tonight were unable to decide on the cause of the accident. The bodies of the victims were brought here and an inquest will likely be held tomorrow, it was said at the sheriff's office. Note: Hazel Spoor is buried in Mountain View Cemetery.
Hunter, A. C. (Wife of)
Mrs. A. C. Hunter - Colorado Springs Gazette - September 16, 1929 - Three Burn to Death in Auto Near Pueblo - Crashes Into End of Bridge, Gas Explodes - Fourth's Escape From Like Fate 'Miraculous' - Pueblo, Colo., Sept. 15 - Three persons were burned to death when they were drenched with flaming gasoline after their motor car had crashed into a concrete abutment and overturned on the Walsenburg highway eight miles south of here tonight. The fourth passenger in the car was seriously injured but will recover. The dead are: A.C. Hunter, 35, Pueblo. Mrs. A.C. Hunter, 46, Pueblo. Mrs. Henry Spoor, 28, Pueblo. Lawrence Merrill, 27, of Pueblo, escaped from the wreck with a fractured rib, a fractured arm and slight bruises and burns. He was brought to a hospital here, where it was said he would recover. Merrill said the car was traveling only about 30 miles an hour when the crash occurred. Merrill, altho unable to give a coherent account of the wreck, said: "I shall never be able to tell how the accident occurred. I was riding in the rumble seat of the car and Hunter was driving. We were out for a short ride into the country. As we passed over a concrete bridge over a dry wash the car suddenly swerved and crashed into the wall of the bridge. I felt the car skid and there was a flash of light as the gasoline tank exploded. After that I knew nothing until I was on my way to the hospital here." Passing motorists who arrived shortly after the crash found the car smouldering and the bodies of the victims burned beyond recognition. Merrill was jammed between the bridge and the wreckage of the rumble seat. It seemed impossible that he could have escaped with his life, they said. Authorities who conducted a hurried investigation tonight were unable to decide on the cause of the accident. The bodies of the victims were brought here and an inquest will likely be held tomorrow, it was said at the sheriff's office. Note: Hazel Spoor is buried in Mountain View Cemetery.
Hunter, Albert M.
Albert M. Hunter - Pueblo Chieftain - September 17, 2004 - Albert M. Hunter , 80, born Nov. 18, 1923, passed away Sept. 15, 2004. Preceded his death by his first wife, Gertrude Ruth Hunter; and grandson, Scott Hunter. Survived by his wife, Norma Hunter; and children, Charolette (Chuck) Geyer, Elmer (Edie) Hunter, Allen (Lucy) Hunter and Susan Haefer. Grandfather of Michelle Hunter. Jennifer Gill, Jeffrey Geyer, Terry (Alison) Hunter, Jessica (Troy) Dumlao, Butch Hunter, Kevin Hunter, Melissa and Cory Piephoff. Great Grandfather of Ethan and Taylor Gill, Brionna and Brendon Dumlao, Adam and Tiffany Hunter, Lacey and Megan Hunter, and Cory's three children. Also survived by his brother Glen Hunter; and sister Gertrude Nixon as well as numerous other relatives and friends. Albert was an Army Veteran who served his country during World War II. He was a retired plumber from the Colorado State Hospital. Albert was affectionately known as “Bert”. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, telling a good joke and being with his family. A memorial service will be held Sat. See Sat. paper for time and location. Pueblo Chieftain - September 26, 2004 - Albert M. Hunter , 80, born Nov. 18, 1923 Halstead, Kan., passed away Sept. 15, 2004. Preceded in death by 2 sons Wally Poncot, John Poncot; grandson Scott Hunter. Survived by his wife of 33 years Norma; children Elmer (Edith) Hunter, Brighton, Colo., Susan Hoefer, Pueblo, Colo., Margaret (Marty) Dawson, Pueblo, Colo. Grandchildren Michelle Hunter, Butch Hunter, Melissa Piephoff, Cory Piephoff, Pueblo; Jason (Lisa) Oberhaus, Brighton, Colo., Jesse Ferguson, Pueblo. Great-grandchildren Brooke, Zach, Lexy, Reily, Bredon. Brother Glen (Elva) Hunter, Woodward, Okla.; sister Gertrude (Mel) Nixon, Noel, Mo. Private graveside services were held at Mountain View Cemetery, Sept. 17, 2004 at 11a.m. Special thanks to Marty Dawson for all her help and tending to all his medical needs for the last year and a half, 1st wife Ruth, passed away 47 years ago.
Betty Hunter - Pueblo Chieftain - October 27, 2004 - Betty Hunter, 81, passed away Oct. 25, 2004, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Earl "Doc" Hunter; and son, Dale Hunter. Betty was born and raised in Pueblo. Betty and her husband retired in 1979, and moved to Glen Vista Estates in Texas Creek, Colo. Betty enjoyed painting still life and landscapes. Survived by her son, Paul (Elaine) Hunter; grandchildren, Laurel (Jim) Forrest, Darren (Christy) Hunter; great-grandchildren, Alex and Noelle Hunter; and brother, Tom Brooke. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Friday, Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Hunter, Bill Gene
Bill Gene Hunter - Pueblo Chieftain - December 21, 2005 - Bill Gene Hunter, 55, of Canon City, Colo., went to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 19, 2005, after a 2 year battle with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease. Born in Baton Rouge, La., on Sept. 14, 1950, he was the son of Uriah Hogan and Laura Jewel Hunter. Bill is survived by his wife, Marcia Hunter; three children, Kristi (Kenneth) Williams, Jonathan (Lynette) Hunter, and Kerri Hunter; two grandchildren, Nevaeh Grace and Ezra Marley Williams, all of Canon City, Colo.; mother, Jewel Hunter of Monroe, La.; three siblings, Kathy (Steve) Packard of Renton, Wash., David (Debbie) Hunter of Alexandria, La., and James (Carol) Hunter of Monroe, La.; one uncle, Wayne Sutton of Gibsland, La.; and five nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Hogan Hunter. Funeral, 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005, at Evangelical Free Church, Canon City, Colo. The family will be available at the church at noon. Visitation, 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005, at Holt Family Funeral Home, with a family viewing from 7 to 8 p.m. Contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the ALS Association at Sunflower Bank, 531 Main Street, Canon City, CO 81212.
Hunter, Clarence J.
Clarence J. Hunter - Pueblo Chieftain - November 26, 1997 - Clarence J. Hunter, 82, of Pueblo, passed away Nov. 25, 1997. Survived by his wife of 59 years, Mary Hunter- daughters, Joanne (Dennis) Snyder and Joan (Dwight) Robbe- son, Joseph (Kim) Hunter- granddaughters, Diane (Frank) Mattarocci and Debbie Woolery- grandsons, Joe and Nicholas Hunter- great-grandchildren, Alexandra Woolery and Tyler and Clay Mattarocci- and brother-in-law, Robert (Emma) Pundt. Preceded in death by his brother, Arthur Hunter. Mr. Hunter was a member of Ascension Episcopal Church, Elks Lodge BPOE No. 90 and VFW Post No. 61. He also served in the Navy during World War II. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, Ascension Episcopal Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to noon Friday. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers with memorial contributions to the Pueblo County Easter Seals Society directly or through the funeral home in his memory.
Hunter, Clayton G.
Clayton G. Hunter - Pueblo Chieftain - August 11, 2002 - Clayton G. Hunter, 79, born April 30, 1923, in Zenda, Kans., to Wallace and Marguarit Hunter who preceded him in death along with his grandson, JD Hunter; one brother; one sister; and mother-in-law, passed away Aug. 09, 2002. Survived by his loving wife, Joyce Hunter; son, Jeff (Sue) Hunter; daughter, Sheila (Jason) Quick; grandchildren, Jandy Hunter, Jaxen Quick; great-grandchildren, Jessie and Jaiden; brother, Bob; and sister Lucille. Clayton married Audrey L. (Smith) in Tribune, Kans., prior to entering the Army having served during WWII. He was an independent trucker hauling livestock through Western United States. In 1979, Clayton married Joyce and they resided in Pueblo. Service times pending.
Dawn Hunter - Pueblo Chieftain - August 01, 2005 -Dawn Hunter, 83, passed away July 29, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband Paul; son-in-law, Cpl. Thomas Hanson of the Pueblo Police Dept.; and grandson, Zarrin Hanson. Survived by her daughter, Karen Hanson, Beulah; sister, Aaronlea “Phyllis” Bole, Grand Junction; nephews, Calvin Bole, Sun Lakes, Ariz., and Gary Bole, San Diego, Calif.; niece, Leah Dawn Hayward, Grand Junction; two double-cousins, Martha Marie Barrickman, Pueblo, and Patty (Rico) Donato, Pennsylvania; cousin, Sherry Massarotti, Pueblo, and her children and grandchildren. She is also survived by numerous other nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends. Dawn owned Dawn's Southwest Collections until she retired. She was a two-time cancer survivor. Funeral Service. 2 p.m. Tuesday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Interment, Roselawn. Donations may be made in Dawn's memory to the American Cancer Society. Please see her memorial at www.mem.com. Special thanks to the following friends and caregivers, Nona, Jay, Betty, the delivery staff of the All Care Oxygen Company and the nursing staff of 4100 at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital.
Dorothy Hunter - Pueblo Chieftain - May 15, 2001 - Dorothy Hunter, 72, passed away May 14, 2001. She is preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Edith Bagley, and by her brother, Walter Bagley. She will be sadly missed by her husband, William J. Hunter; children, Ann (Bill) Long, Pueblo; Jerry (Paula) Oreskovich, Pueblo; Cheri Hunter (Lee Donaldson), Chicago, Ill., and William P. (Melinda) Hunter, Pueblo; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Lois (Robert) Windsor, Pueblo; and brother, Albert (Marjorie) Bagley, Seattle, Wash., as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Dorothy retired from the Colorado State Hospital, where she was a psychiatric technician. She was also an avid tennis player. A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church. The family requests that in lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Hunter, Earl Dean
Earl Dean "Doc" Hunter - Pueblo Chieftain - June 14, 2001 - Earl Dean "Doc" Hunter passed away peacefully on June 13, 2001, due to complications after suffering a stroke. Doc, a longtime resident of Pueblo and Texas Creek, Colo., was born on Oct. 31, 1923, in Princeton, Mo. He married his life partner, Betty Pauline Brooke, on Sept. 13, 1941. After serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II, Doc worked as a foreman and later as a management center supervisor for Mountain Bell and retired in 1979. Upon retiring, he and Betty moved to the mountains, where he enjoyed working in his garden and the occasional fishing trip. He was preceded in death by his father, Virgil Hunter; mother, Irene Hardwick; stepmother, Neva Hunter; and his son, Dale Hunter. Doc is survived by his loving wife, Betty; son, Paul Earl (Elaine) Hunter; sister, Mary Edith (Ray) Gauss; granddaughter, Laurel (Jim) Forrest; grandson, Darren (Christy) Hunter; and great-grandson, Alex. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Saturday, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Deer Mountain Volunteer Fire Dept. in his memory.
Hunter, Gladys M.
Gladys M. Hunter - Pueblo Chieftain - August 12, 2001 - Made her transition on Aug. 11, 2001, peacefully and with dignity at home with her immediate family at her side. Gladys was born in Brisbane, Australia. She is survived by her devoted children, John A. (Susan) Hunter and Sandra (Edward Moya) Hunter, all of Pueblo; grandchildren, Casey Hunter, Adam Hunter and Jillian Charlifue; sisters-in-law, Ronnie Harrower of Brisbane, Australia, and Virginia McKee of Albuquerque, N.M.; special friends, Phyllis Hughes and Alice May Lewis; numerous nieces and nephews in the U.S. and Australia. Preceded in death by her husband, John A. Hunter; parents, David and Eva Harrower; brothers, Doug and Alan; and special friend, Cecil Burchett. John and Sandy give their heartfelt gratitude to Terri Rossi and numerous other friends who offered their prayers, support and compassion during this difficult time for Gladys' family. Special thanks to the nurses of Parkview NICU for their care of this lovely lady. Private services will be held. Those who desire may make memorials to the Salvation Army or charity of donor's choice, through the funeral home.
Hunter, Glen L.
Glen L. Hunter - Pueblo Chieftain - November 19, 1999 - Glen L. Hunter passed away Nov. 11, 1999, in Pueblo. He was born in Brewer Coal Camp, Okla. to John A. Hunter and Lula Lambert Hunter. Glen had lived in Pueblo since 1927. He served in the Army Air Corps in the South Pacific during World War II. Mr. Hunter had served as a Deacon in the First Congregational United Church of Christ and was a member of Pueblo Lodge No.17, AF&AM, Southern Colorado Consistory, Al Kaly Shrine and Elks Lodge No. 90 in Pueblo. He and his brothers owned and operated several auto dealerships in Pueblo before retiring in 1978. Glen was active in local 4-H and the Boy Scouts. He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth in 1996; and his brothers and sisters, Jess, John, Lula, Otis, Annalee and Lila. He is survived by his sons, Dwight L. Hunter and Douglas G. Hunter, both of Pueblo, his grandchildren, Terra G. (Mark Thiebaut) Hunter, Tyler D. Hunter, Haley M. Hunter, Colin L. Hunter, Darcy Hunter and Dylan Hunter, great-grandchildren, Kayla, Karlee and Mark Thiebaut Jr.; a sister, Gena (Lloyd) McKee of New Mexico; a sister-in-law, Harriett (Stan) Tipton of Pueblo; as well as many nieces and nephews. Mr. Hunter will lie in state at the mortuary from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. today. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20, 1999, in the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 228 W. Evans. Interment will follow in the Imperial Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Mr. Hunter may be made to the charity of your choice.
James Hunter - Yampa Leader - April 4, 1908 - On his way from Trinidad to La Junta, with his wife and baby inside the passenger coach, James Hunter, being unable to pay his own passage, stole a ride on the top of the car. At La Junta he missed his footing, fell from the car and was killed.
James Hunter – Telluride Daily Journal – August 8, 1902 – Horrible Coal Mine Explosion – Gas and Powder Explode in Mine Number Three at Town of Bowen, Near Trinidad – Thirteen Bodies Recovered – Note: James Hunter is listed among the dead of the Bowen Mine disaster, August 7, 1902. James Hunter: American, age 26, married with two surviving children. He was a “machine runner” for the Union Coal Company; cause of death was an explosion. Source: Denver Public Library, “Colorado Mining Fatalities." Click here: http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/bowen.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.
Hunter, Joseph H.
Joseph H. Hunter - Huerfano World - November 1, 1990 - This Week in La Veta History - 1918: Died, Robert Denton, Julia J. Stone, Joseph H. Hunter and Mrs. J.M. Garren.
Hunter, Kenneth F.
Kenneth F. Hunter - Pueblo Chieftain - May 08, 2005 - Kenneth F. Hunter, 79, passed away May 5, 2005. Survived by his wife, Vergene "Gene" Hunter, of the family home; son, Gregory (Patti) Hunter of Carbondale, Colo.; and grandchildren, Brian and Jenna Hunter, both of Carbondale. Ken was born Feb. 27, 1926, in Colorado Springs, Colo. He graduated from Centennial High School, class of 1944, and Southern Methodist University in Dallas in 1950. He was a banker at Pueblo Bank & Trust for 25 years, retiring in 1989, as first vice-president. Veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII. Ken served on the Pueblo City Council from 1984-1992, serving as Council president from 1991-1992. Member of the First United Methodist Church, Pueblo Bank Corp., Broadway Theatre League, Pueblo Zoological Society, Pueblo Rotary No. 43, Silver State Lodge No. 95, A.F. & A.M. and B.P.O. Elks Lodge No. 90. He enjoyed music, playing bridge, fishing at Taylor Reservoir and the mountains at Tincup and especially enjoyed his dog, Tobey. At his request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Due to renovation at First United Methodist Church, memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, May 9, 2005, at First Presbyterian Church, 10th & Court, with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. Those who desire may make memorials to Pueblo Zoological Society through the funeral home.
Hunter, Mae V.
Mae V. Hunter - Pueblo Chieftain - November 03, 1997 - Mae V. Hunter, 76, of Rocky Ford. Survived by two sons, Donald Hunter, of the home, and Gary (Lisa) Hunter of Paulden, Ariz.- daughter, Barbara Hunter of La Junta- one sister, Elsie Wickstrom, Aurora- six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1997, at Fort Lyon National Cemetery. Memorials to Swink Methodist Church. Griffy Family Funeral Home, Fowler, Colo.
Hunter, Mary P.
Mary P. Hunter - Pueblo Chieftain - March 14, 2004 - Mary P. Hunter, 89, passed away March 12, 2004, in Pueblo, Colo. Born Aug. 12, 1914, in Deer Trail, Colo., to William and Eda Pundt, who preceded her; along with her husband, Clarence J. Hunter. Survived by her children, Joanne (Dennis) Snyder, Joan (Dwight) Robbe, Joseph (Kim) Hunter; granddaughters, Diane (Frank) Mattarocci, Debbie Woolery; grandsons, Joey and Nicholas Hunter; great-grandchildren, Alexandra Woolery, Tyler, Clay, and Morgan Mattarocci; and brother, Robert Pundt. Mary was a member of Ascension Episcopal Church. Mary truly enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and 8 a.m. to noon Monday; all at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Monday, Ascension Episcopal Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Ascension Episcopal Church directly or through the funeral office in her memory.
Hunter, Muriel M.
Muriel M. Hunter – The Times Argus – December 31, 2003 - Barre, VT - Montpelier - Muriel Marguerite Hunter, 89, of Montpelier, Vermont, and formerly of Albany, New York, died Monday, December 29, 2003 at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin, Vermont. Muriel was born in Waldo, Kansas on March 14, 1914, the first child of Robert Enos and Edna Elizabeth (Dillingham) Tichenor. She grew up on a farm in Fairport, helped raise her siblings, and attended school in Fairport and Russell, Kansas, graduating from Russell High School in 1932. She subsequently took business courses at Fort Hays State College in Hays, Kansas. After moving to New York State in the mid-1930s, she was employed as a secretary for over 40 years in several locations, including Rochester, Watervliet and Albany. She worked for the federal government at the Watervliet Arsenal and for the State Bank of Albany and the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. She retired in 1976 and continued living in Albany until failing health caused her to move near her family in Vermont in late 2000. Upon moving to Vermont, Muriel lived at the Gary Home and the Heaton Woods Home in Montpelier and, most recently, at Rowan Court Health and Rehab in Barre. Muriel was a member of the First (Reformed) Church of Albany, actively involved in the Weathervanes and the Kate Allard Group. Also, she was involved in the Albany Mid-Singles organization and a weekly Bible study held at the Salvation Army. Her hobbies included traveling, swimming, playing scrabble and bridge, eating out, watching old movies and going to garage sales. For several years she bought dozens of stuffed animals and cleaned them up for distribution to children at Christmas. Muriel is survived by her son, the Reverend David Hunter and his wife, Linda, of 182 Elm Street, Montpelier, and their children, Jason and Julie; her sister, Florence Fellers of Hays, Kansas; her brothers, George Tichenor of Cuchara, Colorado and Dean Tichenor of Topeka, Kansas; and by numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, sisters Lucille Beller and Ellen Weber, and brothers, Robert, Ralph and Keith Tichenor. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 2 at 4:15 P.M. at the Worcester, Vermont, United Methodist Church. The family requests that gifts in her memory be made to the First Church of Albany, 110 North Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207-2231 rather than gifts of flowers. There will be no calling hours.
Hunter, Ruth Lucille
Ruth Lucille Hunter - Pueblo Chieftain - November 12, 1986 - Ruth Lucille Hunter passed away hi her sleep Nov. 8, 1986. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis G. Hunter, in 1985. Mrs. Hunter is survived by two sons, Gerald O, (Carol) Hunter and Scott A. (Janice) Hunter, and four grandchildren. She also is survived by one sister, Betty (Harrison) Burgess of Virginia. At her request, there will be no services. Private cremation with interment in family vault at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to the American Arthritis Foundation in her name in lieu of flowers. The family may be contacted at the family home.
Hunter, Thomas Wycoff
Thomas Wycoff Hunter - Huerfano World - November 13, 2003 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1913: Died, Thomas Wycoff Hunter, 15, son of former judge H.H. Hunter, of blood poisoning. [Editor's Note: Tom Hunter died about October 30, 1913. Obituary listed Walsenburg World, October 30, 1913, Page 1, and World independent, November 1, 1913, Page 4.]
Hunter, William T.
William "Will" T. Hunter - Akron Pioneer Press - May 23, 1919 - George T. and Thomas Boske, brothers, were arrested at Kenilworth, Utah, after eluding sheriff's officers in a three-day chase in the hills of Northern Colorado. This information was telegraphed to Sheriff Sam Thomas on his return from the hills. The men are charged with the murder of Will T. Hunter and Elton Z. Parks, near Pueblo, six weeks ago. Leadville Carbonate Chronicle - May 26, 1919 - Confession of Boskos - Younger of Two Brothers Gives Graphic Description of Killing of Parks and Hunter Near Pueblo - Robbery Their Motive - Cold Blooded Crime - Colorado Springs, May 21 - George Bosko, 24, made a complete confession, the police announced tonight of the shooting and killing of Wm. T. Hunter and E. C. Parks, on the Rye road near Pueblo on the afternoon of April 11, at the El Paso county jail tonight at 8 o'clock. Thomas Bosko, 17, confessed that he accompanied his brother at the time of the killing and that he assisted him in the crime. The men were brot here from Kenilworth, Utah, by Sheriff Sam Thomas and Undersheriff W. S. Slagle of Pueblo County, and are being held in the local jail for safe keeping. The older Bosko, who is of Slav descent, said that he committed the double murder in an effort to obtain funds in order that he might take up a check of $200 which he had forged upon his father. Bosko was to have a half interest in a garage at Lafayette, Colo. His brother-in-law, S. H. McFadden, was to be his partner and it was in paying for his share of the business that he drew the bogus check. He relinquished his interest in the garage to his father and, with his younger brother, he started in search of money. The pair arrived in Pueblo on the afternoon of Thursday, April 10. It was on Friday morning that they left the city, obtaining a ride with Mrs. George Little in her car. When she dropped them they succeeded in getting another ride which carried them to the Hatchett ranch where they asked for work. Their request being denied, they proceeded to the brow of the next hill where they encountered Hunter and Parks. They were taken into the Parks car and while riding in the back seat, they overheard Hunter speak of $3,000 which he had on his person. The plan was immediately formed to kill the men, rob their bodies and to take the car to make an escape to Utah. As they approached a bridge on the Rye road about eighteen miles out of Pueblo, George Bosko drew a gun and shot Parks dead. He then turned the gun on Hunter, firing once. The pair dragged Parks from the car to the edge of the bridge and rolled him over into the arroyo below. Hunter had managed to leave the car and advanced to the bridge. Bosko fired a second shot which passed thru Hunter's chest, killing him. As his victim staggered against the bridge railing Bosko kicked his feet from beneath him and he slipped into the gully below. William Reed and Jack Parker, who approached along the road in a car at that moment, witnessed the third (second?) shot and the killing of Hunter. At the point of a gun the two witnesses were forced to turn about and leave the scene. The Boskos took a Colorado and Southern train to Lafayette at 2:35 o'clock the next morning and from there they went to Kenilworth, Utah, on April 17. The first information as to the men's whereabouts, was discovered by Sheriff John H. Weir of this county. For three days the Pueblo officers and Sheriff Weir followed a trail in the northern part of the state and, obtaining definite information, Sheriff Thomas ordered Sheriff T. F. Kelter of Price, Utah, to arrest the suspects. Fort Collins Courier - June 2, 1920 - Condemned Murderer To Get Sanity Hearing - By United Press. Denver, June 2. - Acting Governor Stephen today appointed a lunacy commission, headed by Dr. Hubert Work of Pueblo, to pass upon the mental condition of George Bosko, who was sentenced to hang during the week of June 21 for the murder of E. C. Parks and William Hunter on the Rye road south of Pueblo, April 11, 1919. George Bosko, age 28, was convicted of the double murder and sentenced to die while his brother, Tom Bosko, age 18, was sentenced to life imprisonment for his part in the crime. The double murder stirred all Colorado at the time it occurred. The two brothers had asked Parks and Hunter for a ride in their automobile and afterwards killed the two men. It is possible that as a result of the appointment of the sanity commission, George Bosko may escape the hangman's noose, but will spend the rest of his natural life in the state insane asylum. Wray Rattler - June 26, 1919 - Morgan County Herald – George Bosko was sentenced to be hanged during the week beginning September 22 and Tom Bosko was sentenced to life imprisonment by Judge Trimble in the district court at Pueblo for the murder of Elton C. Parks and Will T. Hunter on the Rye road near Pueblo on the afternoon of April 11. Sentence was pronounced immediately following the arguments of defendants' attorneys, T. A. Stewart and Robert Morris for a new trial. Judge Trimble also overruled the attorney's plea for dismissal on the ground of former jeopardy. It is likely that appeal to the Supreme Court will be made. The attorneys have sixty days in which to file their bills for exceptions. Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - June 27, 1919 - George Bosko, convicted of killing Elton C. Parks and Will T. Hunter on the Rye road near Pueblo on the afternoon of April 11, was sentenced to be hanged during the week beginning Sept. 22. Tom Bosko, a brother of the doomed man, was given life imprisonment. It is likely that appeal to the Supreme Court will be made. The attorneys have sixty days in which to file their bill of exceptions. Fort Collins Courier - December 11, 1920 - Confessed Murderer is Hung at State Penitentiary Friday Night at 9:08 O'Clock; Death Penalty is Paid For Murder of "Good Samaritan" Autoists on Pueblo Highway - Pueblo, Dec. 10 - George T. Bosko, confessed murderer of E. C. Parks and Will Hunter of Pueblo, was executed in the state penitentiary at 9:08 tonight according to advices received here from Canon City. Prison officials refused to give out any of the details of the execution only that the prison chaplain was present. It is reported by friends of Bosko's mother that she has suffered a collapse and is not expected to live through the night. The following is the history of the crime for which he paid the death penalty tonight: George T. Bosko, 25 years old, and his brother, Thomas Bosko, 18, left Pueblo on April 10, 1919, without funds and looking for employment on ranches in that vicinity. On April 11, near Rye, Colo., while walking along the road, they encountered an automobile driven by Elton C. Parks, in which William T. Hunter was a passenger. Parks permitted the two pedestrians to ride in the car. The two men occupied the rear seat. Eighteen miles from Pueblo, according to his own confession, George Bosko drew a revolver and shot and killed Parks and Hunter. The brothers escaped to Utah, where they were arrested on May 16 at Kenilworth, after a chase of three days in the hills. George Bosko, soon after his arrest, confessed to the double murder, declaring he committed the crime to secure funds. The younger Bosko also confessed to his part in the killing. On June 19, 1919, a jury in Pueblo sentenced George Bosko to hang and Thomas Bosko to life imprisonment. Several reprieves were granted by the lieutenant governor, the last reprieve expiring on December 2, when acting Governor George Stephen announced he would grant no further extension of time. Colorado Public Defender - December 10, 1920 - George R. Bosko (a.k.a. Bosco), Pueblo. W-W. Hanging/Broken neck. Bosko was executed for the murders of William T. Hunter and Elton C. Parks. Bosko's brother and accomplice, Tom, was under eighteen years of age at the time of the crimes, and because of his young age, he received a sentence of life imprisonment, rather than death, for his role in the crimes. Parks, a car salesman, was demonstrating a new car to Hunter, a ranch owner, when they picked up the two brothers. The brothers then shot the victims and stole the car. Bosko, age twenty-eight, worked as a ranch hand, had no prior arrests, and had served in the Army for three years. Upon his arrest, he gave a full confession, and at his arraignment he pleaded guilty. The convictions were affirmed on appeal. The Lieutenant Governor delayed the execution for five months so physicians could evaluate Bosko's sanity. At the time of the execution, Bosko's mother “is said to have suffered a collapse . . . and was not expected to live thru [sic] the night.” Fort Collins Courier – December 11, 1920 – Confessed Murderer Is Hung At State Penitentiary Friday Night at 9:08 O'Clock; Death Penalty Is Paid For Murder of “Good Samaritan” Autoists On Pueblo Highway – By Associated Press – Pueblo, Dec. 10. – George T. Bosko, confessed murderer of E. C. Parks and Will Hunter of Pueblo, was executed in the state penitentiary at 9:08 tonight according to advices received here from Canon City. Prison officials refused to give out any of the details of the execution only that the prison chaplain was present. It is reported by friends of Bosko's mother that she has suffered a collapse and is not expected to live thru the night. The following is the history of the crime for which he paid the death penalty tonight: George T. Bosko, 25 years old, and his brother, Thomas Bosko, 18, left Pueblo on April 10, 1919, without funds and looking for employment on ranches in that vicinity. On April 11, near Rye, Colo., while walking along the road, they encountered an automobile driven by Elton C. Parks, in which William T. Hunter was a passenger. Parks permitted the two pedestrians to ride in the car. The two men occupied the rear seat. Eighteen miles from Pueblo, according to his own confession, George Bosko drew a revolver and shot and killed Parks and Hunter. The brothers escaped to Utah, where they were arrested on May 16 at Kenilworth, after a chase of three days in the hills. George Bosko, soon after his arrest, confessed to the double murder, declaring he committed the crime to secure funds. The younger Bosko also confessed to his part in the killing. On June 19, 1919, a jury in Pueblo sentenced George Bosko to hang and Thomas Bosko to life imprisonment. Several reprieves were granted by the lieutenant governor, the last reprieve expiring on December 2, when acting Governor George Stephen announced he would grant no further extension of time.
Huntsman, Mary E.
Mary E. Huntsman - Durango Herald – January 6, 1998 - Mary E. Huntsman, Dec. 16, 1998. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hood Mortuary Chapel for Mary E. Huntsman, a former office nurse, who died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1998, in Durango. She was 71. The Rev. Robert Kujath will officiate. Mrs. Huntsman was born Feb. 17, 1927, in Walsenburg, Colo. She was a longtime resident of Durango. She married Elmer R. Huntsman Oct. 30, 1948, at Aztec, N.M. She was preceded in death by her father, a son, a granddaughter, a sister and two brothers. Survivors include her husband, of Durango; sons, Bruce Hamer of Durango, Danny Huntsman of Durango and Don "Joe" Huntsman of Bloomfield, N.M.; daughters, Verna Huntsman of Farmington and Vivian Neil of Ignacio; mother, Stella Bustos of Huntington Beach, Calif.; sisters, Rita Menaldino of Tucson, Ariz., Lorraine Herrera of Marvel and Inez Munoz of Newman, Calif.; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. The cause of death was not available.
Hunyada, Gary L.
Gary L. Hunyada - Pueblo Chieftain - April 11, 2004 - Gary L. Hunyada, 49, born Aug. 16, 1954, passed away April 8, 2004, after a short illness. Survived by his mother, Elizabeth Hunyada; sister, Marguerite Cullen; brother, Michael Hunyada; and daughter, Aimee (Daniel) Bishop. Grandfather of Ethan and Scarlet Bishop. Also survived by other loving relatives. Preceded in death by his father, Mahlon Hunyada. Gary was born and raised in Pueblo and attended Pueblo schools. Viewing, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. Rosary, 6 p.m. Monday, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday; both services at Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.
Edward Hunyadi - Pueblo Chieftain - April 28, 1986 - Edward Hunyadi of Pueblo, April 26, 1986. Husband of Charlotte Hunyadi. Brother of Elmer (Bernice) Hunyada, Grass Valley, Calif.; Marie (John) McKibbon, Lakewood; James (Teresa) Hunyadi and Charles (Zola) Hunyada, both of Pueblo. Brother-in-law of Lois Timme, Pueblo. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Victor and Anna Hunyada, and one brother, Joseph Hunyada. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and retired in 1973 from CF&I Steel Corp. Member of Elks Lodge 90. Services, Christ the King Church: Rosary service, 7 p.m. Monday; Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Interment, Roselawn. Gifts may be made in his memory to Laradon Hall, c/o Pueblo Elks Lodge 90. The family may be contacted at 1725 Bonforte Blvd., home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hunyada. [Editor's note: Name transcribed as written.]
Rudolf Hunze - Pueblo Chieftain - October 3, 1987 - Rudolf Hunze of 2024 E. Orman, 90. Born in Germany, 1897 passed away Oct. 1, 1987. Husband of Mrs. Anna Hunze. Father of Mrs. Barbara (Larry) Monroe and Mrs. Hildegard (Philip) DeMarco, both of California. Survived also by seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three nephews living in West Germany. Predeceased by two sisters, Margareta Hunze and Martha Wirries. Mr. Hunze was a member of the Engineering Society and the WW I Historical Society. He had been employed as a mechanical engineer at the CF&I Steel Corp. prior to his retirement. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Private memorial services will be held in the San Isabel National Forest. Those who wish are asked to send memorials to the March of Dimes in Mr. Hunze's memory.
JoAnn Hupp - Pueblo Chieftain - August 31, 1997 - JoAnn Hupp, a lifelong Pueblo resident, passed away Aug. 28, 1997. Mrs. Hupp is survived by her two sons, Robert (Debbie) Hupp Jr., Randall Hupp- her only grandson, Robert Hupp III- her sisters, Mary (David) Frederiksen, Linda (David) Orta- her brothers, Everett Shasteen and Robert (Connie) Shasteen. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hupp Sr.- her parents, Walter and Lois Shasteen- and by her sister, Betty Duffy. Mrs. Hupp was always a ``people person" and held positions in numerous Pueblo businesses including Sparkletone, Minnequa Bank, Then Denver and Westwind Campus. JoAnn Hupp will always be loved and sadly missed by all of her family and friends. Mrs. Hupp was a member of Park Hill Christian Church and will have Rev. Charlene Nimmo conduct a at the Comer Garden Chapel, 10 a.m. Tuesday. The family will receive family and friends following the service at the home of Rob and Debbie Hupp, 158 Fordham Circle. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to Sangre de Cristo Hospice. Arrangements by Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth.
Hupp, William E.
William E. Hupp - Pueblo Chieftain – October 4, 2006 – William E. Hupp. Graveside service, 2 p.m. today, Mountain View Cemetery.
Hurbert, D. E.
D. E. Hurbert - Pueblo Chieftain - July 22, 1920 - The funeral of D. E. Hurbert will take place Saturday morning at 10 o'clock from McCarthy's chapel.
Alburt Hurd - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - December 22, 1916 - Youth Shot on Depot Platform - Placerville - Alburt Hurd, 21 years old, was shot and killed here by George Roof, 40, years old, on the depot platform, as the evening train was arriving.
Female Hurd – Pueblo Colorado Daily Chieftain – May 9, 1875 – A lady by the name of Hurd died in this city on Saturday.
Grace (Rapp) Hurd - Pueblo Chieftain - October 07, 2000 - Grace (Rapp) Hurd, longtime Pueblo resident, died Oct. 5, 2000. Employed at Minnequa Works Federal Credit Union for 18 years. Later employed as bookkeeper for Creager Mercantile Co., Inc. for 19 years, retiring in 1995. Survived by her children, Shirley Ann (Byron) Crocker, Palisade, Colo., Susan (Lindsey) Siebenneicher, Pueblo, and David Rapp, Bainbridge Island, Wash. Also survived by six grandchildren, Nancy (Randy) Hunter, Palisade, Colo., Jon Crocker, Eagle, Colo., Geoff (Tracie) Siebenneicher, Pueblo, Gail (Tim) Mills, Brush, Colo., Grant (Kim) Siebenneicher, Pueblo, and Jonah Rapp, Huntington Beach, Calif.; and nine great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank special friend, Sharon Samuelson and care-giver, Bea Mares. Preceded in death by her husband, Harley A. Rapp and former husband, Emory M. Hurd. Member of PEO Chapter CI and Ascension Episcopal Church. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 9, 2000, at Ascension Episcopal Church, 18th and Grand, with the Rev. Ephraim Radner officiating. Inurnment in church columbarium immediately following ceremony. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association or Ascension Episcopal Church through the funeral home office.
Hurd, Joseph Kindall Sr.
Joseph Kindall Hurd Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - August 31, 1999 - Joseph Kindall Hurd Sr., 84, a resident of Pueblo since 1942, passed away Sunday, Aug. 29, 1999, in the Alzheimer's Unit of the Sharmar Village Care Center after a brief illness with pneumonia. He was born on Jan. 15, 1915, in Great Bend, Kan., one of 11 children born to Nellie Blaine Kindall and John Isom Hurd. An excellent athlete and scholar, he graduated as class valedictorian from Hoisington (Kan.) High School. Following graduation in 1934 and marriage in 1937, he worked at a variety of jobs before moving to Pueblo. Here, he worked briefly at the Pueblo Ordinance Depot and CF&I before becoming an automobile repairman. He retired in 1978 after 35 years, primarily with W.A. Wills and Tom's Auto Beauty Shop. Friends and neighbors will remember his cheerful smile, his devotion to his family, and his willingness, night or day, winter and summer, to keep their automobiles running and in good repair from his backyard workshop. An avid sportsman, he enjoyed automobile stock car racing, fishing and hunting. A member of Rising Sun Lodge No. 3 F&AM since1949, he served as Worshipful Master in 1963 and 1964 and then remained active in Eureka Lodge, No. 2, until incapacitated by age and illness. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church since 1942. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mildred Ramsey Hurd of Pueblo- and three children, Joseph Jr., of Wellesley, Mass., Vernon of Pueblo, and Greta Williams of Denver. A daughter, Kay Frances Wicker, predeceased him in 1982. He is also survived by two brothers, Calvin of Great Bend, Kan., and Nelson of Phoenix, Ariz.- as well as numerous cousins and other relatives. There are 12 grandchildren 11 great-grandchildren- and seven great-great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Thursday, Sept. 2, 1999, 2 p.m.
Hurd, Sara Louise
Sara Louise Hudson Hurd - Pueblo Chieftain - February 13, 1987 - Sara Louise Hudson Hurd, only daughter of the late Rev. Isaac and Sallie Comer Hudson, was born Feb. 26, 1914, in Eufaula, Ala. She graduated from State Teachers College in 1931 and taught grades 1-6 in the Eufaula school system for several years. Sara was baptized as a young child at First Baptist Church in Eufaula. She moved to Kansas City, Mo., in 1933 and joined Second Baptist Church, where she married Chester E. Hurd on May 23, 1942. Sara was a Pueblo County employee for 23 years, retiring in May 1986. Preceded in death by her husband, Chester E. Hurd, Feb. l, 1984, and a daughter, Catherine Elizabeth Hurd. She departed this life Sunday, Feb. 8, 1987, in Pensacola, Fla. Survivors include two sons, Joseph M. (Hattie) Morris, Pensacola, Chester L. (Francine) Hurd, Denver; one sister, Isolyn Langley, Kansas City, Mo.; grandchildren, Jo Edda Marie Morris, Atlanta, Ga., Joseph M. Morris Jr., Tallahassee, Fla., Janchessa M.D. Hurd, Denver; brothers-in-law, Joseph (Mildred) Hurd, Pueblo, Donley (Blanche) Hurd, Calvin (Delia) Hurd, both of Great Bend, Kan., Oliver (Pensie) Hurd, Kansas City, Mo., Nelson Hurd, Phoenix, Ariz.; nieces, Patricia Loud, Milpitas, Calif., Brenda Howell, Los Angeles, Calif.; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Bethlehem Baptist Church, the Rev. F. L. Chandler officiating. Interment in Great Bend, Kan.
Austin Huren - Pueblo Chieftain - September 12, 2000 - Austin Huren, suddenly passed away Sept. 10, 2000. Preceded in death by great-grandparents, John Hensley and Ruby Brooks. Survived by parents, Pam and Robert Huren; sister, Chelsea; brother, Kolten; grandparents, Joline (Robert) Huren, Leroy (Karen) Hensley and Rosemary Hensley; great-grandparents, Jean Avery, William Brooks and Ethel Hensley; great-aunt and uncle, Linda (Frank) Biondolillo; aunt, Michele Johnston; and uncle, Shawn Huren; cousins, Julie (Michael), Kendyl Alcala, Shane Johnston; and special friend, Chris Hamilton. At parents' request, cremation has taken place, no services to be held.
Hurlbut, Edward C.
Edward C. Hurlbut - Pueblo Chieftain - April 06, 1999 - Edward C. Hurlbut, 85, passed away April 4, 1999, in Salida. Born March 30,1914. He worked as a crane operator for CF&I before moving to Howard 44 years ago. He was also a member of the Grange. Survived by his children, Edward Hurlbut Jr. and Mary Lee June, three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 7,1999, at Howard. Interment will be in Grand Junction. Memorial contributions can be made to the Ramrod Ambulance in care of Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home, P.O. Box 925, Salida, Colo. 81201.
Hurlbut, Russell R.
Russell R. Hurlbut - Pueblo Chieftain - August 20, 1987 - Russell R. Hurlbut, 76, passed away Aug. 19, 1987. Survived by his daughter, Patricia (Ralph) Tack, brother, Edward (Helen) Hurlbut, both of Pueblo; and sister, Marie Jean (Pete) Weld of Pittsburg, Calif. He is survived also by five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife, Alice Hurlbut. Born Sept. 9, 1910. Retired from Valspar Paint Co. in 1977 and also worked for many years at Pueblo Greyhound Park. Lifetime member of BPOE Elks 90. Visitation hours from noon until 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, 1987, at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, 1987, at Imperial Chapel, with the Rev. George White officiating. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family may be contacted at 3404 St. Clair.
Hurley, Donald Eugene
Donald Eugene Hurley - Pueblo Chieftain - July 27, 1998 - Donald Eugene Hurley, 80, of Pueblo, formerly of Wetmore, died July 24, 1998. Born in Siloam, Colo., on April 25, 1918, to the union of Frank and Mildred Hurley, who precede him in death. He was co-owner of the Wetmore Garage and a mechanic and equipment operator until he retired. He served in the U.S. Army from 1941-45, and served with General Patton from Africa to Berlin. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a charter member of the Wetmore Volunteer Fire Department. Preceded in death by his brother, Sam Hurley- sister, Mildred Hurley Hall. Survived by nephew, George Bill" (Ellen) Hall- step niece, Polly (Tony) Milliken- great-nieces, Linda (Roland) Smith, and Cindy (Ralph) Filangi. Service at the Wetmore Community Church at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 29, 1998, Rev. Ron Krius officiating. Interment following at the New Hope Cemetery. Visitation at the Florence Mortuary from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 1998. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Wetmore Volunteer Fire Department through the Florence Mortuary.
Hurley, James McKim
James McKim Hurley - Pueblo Chieftain - October 30, 1998 - James McKim Hurley, born in Antonito, Colo., Sept. 17, 1922, and passed away Oct. 27, 1998, in Pueblo. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. James R. and Hester McKim Hurley. He graduated from Alamosa High School in 1940, Adams State College in 1947 and later the University of Michigan with a Master's degree in public health. Veteran, U.S. Army, World War II, where he served in the 62nd portable surgical unit from 1943-1946. He received the Bronze Star for bravery and the Combat Medical Badge. Mr. Hurley's career in public health included various positions in state and local government in Colorado and New Mexico, including director of the Health Departments in Pueblo and Sterling, Colo. While in Pueblo, he was involved in many community activities, including the Boys and Girls Club of Pueblo and he developed a plan for medical care of the indigent and successfully chaired a city county polio immunization drive. While in Sterling, Mr. Hurley was a member of the Presbyterian Church, serving as an elder and deacon. He was dedicated to community service and was a member of the Lion's Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He is survived by his daughters, Dr. Ruth Hurley of Marshfield, Wisc., and Nell Hurley (Tom Kleinhammer) of Pittsford, N.Y.- four grandchildren, James, Anne, Austin and Robert- and brothers, Dr. Grant (Beverly) Hurley of Pueblo, Dr. Lloyd (Chris) Hurley of Albuquerque, N.M., and Dr. Robert (Martha) Hurley of Monte Vista, Colo. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and by his special friend, Jack Quinn. He enjoyed outdoor sports and was an avid Broncos and University of Michigan fan. After retiring from his public health work, Mr. Hurley was the resident manager of the historic Vail Hotel, working for the Housing and Urban Development Authority. He will be remembered for his patriotism, love of family, community service and dedication to public health and the youth of the community. At his request, cremation with a family to be held at a later date. Those who wish may make donations to the Boys and Girls Club of Pueblo.
Caroline Hurst - Pueblo Chieftain - January 9, 1944 - Mrs. Caroline Hurst at 116 East Ninth St,. Sunday, Jan. 9. Mother of I. C. Hurst, and E. R. Hurst both of Pueblo; grandmother of Mrs. Francis Inman, Denver, Colo. and Mrs. Lila Burnes, Glendale, Calif. Great grandmother of Jacquine Burnes, U.S. Army, and Margaret Burnes, Glendale, Calif. Member of the First Presbyterian church, and the Townsend club. Arrangements later.
Mabel Hurst – Pueblo Chieftain – September 26, 2006 - Mabel Hurst, 98. Born June 1, 1908 in Chicago, Ill., passed away in Pueblo, Colo., on Sept. 22, 2006, where she had made her home for the last 16 years. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 47 years, Royal O. Hurst Sr.; and parents, Frank Dade and Elizabeth Martin; and brother, Eugene Dade. Mabel is survived by her son, Royal (Gloria) Hurst Jr. of Pueblo, and Lorrayne Comer of Matteson, Ill.; also survived by grandchildren, Lezlie Bishop, Evelyn Fowlkes, Faune McHellon, Michelle Parks, Verlon Michael Hurst and Royal O. Hurst III; 13 great-grandchildren, 18 great-great-grandchildren and one great-great-great-granddaughter. Special thanks to all of her caregivers and staff at University Park Care Center along with Hospice. Memorial service, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006, Christ the King.
Margie Hurt - Pueblo Chieftain - February 17, 2002 - Margie Alma Hurt went to be with the Lord February 14, 2002, in Pueblo, Colorado. Born February 24, 1915 in Harper County, Oklahoma to Charlie and Rosa Kinser who preceded her death along with her husband of 62 years, Johnie Hurt, her brother Chester Kinser and sister Lillian Aylett. Survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Connie and Ray Hurt and grandchildren Edward Hurt and Tawnya (Philip) Wilbanks of Pueblo. Sisters Ella Neilson of Laverne, Oklahoma, Lola (Otis) Wisecaver of Buffalo, Oklahoma and sister Selma Bartow of Lyons, Kan., and many nieces and nephews. Grave side services Monday February 18, 2002 in Laverne Oklahoma. The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff of Minnequa Medicenter in Pueblo for the wonderful care they provided her these last four years.
Hurt, Ray Charles
Ray Charles “Blue” Hurt - Pueblo Chieftain - October 10, 2002 - Ray Charles “Blue” Hurt, 58, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord Oct. 7, 2002. He is preceded in death by his parents, Johnny and Margie Hurt. Survived by his loving wife, Connie Hurt; son, Edward B. Hurt; daughter, Tawnya (Philip) Wilbanks; sister-in-law, Ruth (George) Carr; brother-in-law, Boyd (Linda) Harding; sister-in-law, Alana Johnson; numerous nieces and nephews; three great nephews and one great-niece. Ray belonged to the Good Times Cruisers and the Outlaws Car Club. He was an avid street rod lover. He loved his street rod and enjoyed the car shows like no one else. Ray was employed by the Pueblo Board of Water Works for 37 years and enjoyed his job. There will be a memorial funeral service Friday 11 a.m. at Romero Chapel. Cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after memorial service.
Amada Hurtado - Huerfano World - February 10, 1994 - Amada Hurtado, 98, of Greeley, formerly of Walsenburg, died Saturday, February 5, 1994, in Bonnell Good Samaritan Nursing Home where she had been in residence for the past nine years. Born September 1, 1895, in Cuchara to Juan M. and Pablita Manzanares Lucero, she was reared there and married the late Luz Hurtado. Mrs. Hurtado worked for a short time at Shosky's Cafe and Alpine rose Cafe. She entered the Trinidad Nursing Home in 1984 after breaking her hip. Six months later she moved to the Greeley home. Mrs. Hurtado was a member of Coronado Club, Lodge Feminil and St. Mary Church. Survivors include four children, Bill Hurtado, Trinidad, Martha Fagan, Pismo Beach, CA, Louis Hurtado, Walsenburg and Antonio Hurtado, Greeley; three brothers, Fred and Henry Lucero, Walsenburg and Paul Lucero, Pueblo; 20 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral mass was Wednesday from St. Mary Church. Burial was in South St. Mary Cemetery.
Hurtado, Brandon A.
Brandon A. Hurtado - Huerfano World - August 20, 1998 - Brandon A. Hurtado, 19, of Greeley died Sunday, July 19, 1998 in Johnstown. Born Aug. 3, 1978 in Denver to Antonio and Maria Gallegos Hurtado, he attended Aims Community College. He worked for Webster Feedlot and was an Independence Stampede wrangler for two years. Survivors include his parents, Antonio and Maria Hurtado, Greeley; a sister, Sheryl Hurtado, Greeley; three brothers, Ron Hurtado, Thornton, Jeffrey Hurtado, Greeley and Duane Hurtado, Minnesota and his grandmother, Eufemia Vasquez, Denver. Memorial service was July 23. Cremation.
Hurtado, Dorothy T.
Dorothy T. Hurtado - Pueblo Chieftain - February 21, 2006 - Dorothy T. Hurtado, 71, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 18, 2006. Preceded in death by her parents, Modesto and Delia Bernal; brothers, Jesus and Joe Bernal; special niece, Marianne Logan; and infant granddaughter, Monica Yepez. She is survived by her loving husband, Jerry Hurtado Jr.; children, Roseanna (Mike) Yepez, Katy (Tomas) Medina, Douglas (Merideth) Hurtado, Tim (Geynae) Hurtado, Patrick (Sandie) Hurtado and Melody (Raul) Figueroa; brother, Herman (Janet) Bernal; sister, Mary (Paul) Diaz; 16 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends. She raised her special grandson, Jarod Figueroa. Viewing, 3 to 5 p.m. today, Romero Chapel, and funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Holy Family Church. Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Holy Family Hall after burial.
Evangeline Hurtado - Pueblo Chieftain - September 02, 1986 - Mrs. Evangeline Hurtado, 73, of San Luis and Pueblo, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 1986. Mother of Hurtado and Annabelle DeHerrera, Pueblo, Sylvia Johnson, Union City, Calif., Evangeline Hurtado and Richard Hurtado, Hayward, Calif., Ronald Hurtado, San Luis, and Deborah Hurtado, Oakland, Calif.; daughter of Mrs. Floripa Vigil, Walsenburg; a sister of Alice Rodman, Walsenburg, Charles (Delia) Duran, Walsenburg, and Ned (Emma) Duran, Richmond, Calif., Richard "Tony" Tavernier, whom she raised, San Luis; 23 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday and 2 p.m. Thursday at Boies Almont Memorial Chapel, with Amos Vigil officiating. Interment will be at the Masonic Cemetery, Walsenburg. Mrs. Hurtado will lie in state until noon Wednesday at George F. McCarthy Almont Funeral Home and from 4 p.m. until time of service Wednesday at Boies Almont.
Francisquita "Kica" Hurtado - Pueblo Chieftain - March 22, 2002 - Francisquita "Kica" Hurtado, 97, departed this life peacefully at her home March 20, 2002. Born Jan. 12, 1905, in Wagon Mound, N.M. She was a homemaker. Preceded in death by her parents, Adolfo and Selsa (Leyba) Hurtado; several brothers and sisters. Kica was the last survivor. She helped to raise many children to include Lore Alcon, who she considered her daughter. In turn Lore took care of her "mom" until she drew her last breath. She will be sadly missed by Lore (Juan) Alcon and members of the family. Visitation, today, Angelus Chapel, noon until 4 p.m. Funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Saturday, Santa Clara Catholic Church. Interment, Santa Clara Cemetery, Wagon Mound, N.M. The Alcon family would like thank the team members Andrea, Shirley, Bill of Sangre de Cristo Hospice for the excellent care given.
Hurtado, Gary James
Gary James Hurtado - Huerfano World - March 26, 1998 - Gary James Hurtado of Walsenburg, died Mar 21, 1998. Born May 7, 1946 in Walsenburg to Helen M. Hurtado and the late Garfield Hurtado, he worked for 16 years for the Department of Youth Services in Walsenburg. Survivors include, his wife, Rita, of the family home in Walsenburg; daughter, Ericka Rose Hurtado, Wheatridge; his mother, Helen, Walsenburg; two brothers, Wayne and John, both of Walsenburg and a sister, Andrea DallaGuardia, Pueblo; his mother-in-law, Beatrice Baca, Walsenburg; three sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral mass was from St. Mary Church in Walsenburg. Cremation following the service.
Hurtado, Mary P.
Mary P. Hurtado - Pueblo Chieftain - March 29, 1986 - Mary P. Hurtado, 80, departed March 28, 1986. A lifelong member of Mt. Carmel Church. Preceded in death by husband, Onesimo Hurtado (1982), and daughter, Beatrice Kasan (1979). Mother of Joe R. (Petra) Sanchez of California; Josephine (Lee) Espinoza of Utah; Mary Salazar, Rose Marie Morales, both of Pueblo; Delfine (Mauro Jr.) Rios of Texas; 24 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Sunday and Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Monday. Both services at Mt. Carmel Church. Interment, Roselawn. Friends and relatives will be received at 1420 E. Sixth.
Hurtado, Paul C.
Paul C. Hurtado – Cañon City Daily Record – May 1, 2005 - Paul C. Hurtado, 78, of Firestone died at Longmont United Hospital on Wednesday, April 27, 2005. Paul was born Dec. 12, 1926, in Walsenburg, Colo., to Epiminio and Elvira (Lopez) Hurtado. He grew up and attended schools in La Veta, Colo. He joined the U.S. Army at the age of 17 and served in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. He was stationed in Japan after the war. Paul married Mary Angela Vigil in Walsenburg on Dec. 28, 1946. He worked at the steel mill in Pueblo for a year, then worked at Rocky Mountain Arsenal for four years. Paul then began work at Rocky Flats in 1957 as a quality-control engineer. He retired in 1995. Paul was very active in county and community affairs. He served on the Selective Service Board for Weld County, served on the Firestone Town Board and Planning Commission and served several terms as mayor of Firestone. Paul enjoyed fishing, hunting, gambling and reading Western novels. He was very involved with his family, serving as a coach and Boy Scout leader, and enjoyed being around his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Frederick and a past member of the Lions Club. Paul was preceded in death by a son, Paul A. Hurtado Jr.; his parents; and three brothers, Joe, Pete and Frank Hurtado. Surviving are his wife Angela of Firestone; sons, Joseph F. Hurtado and his wife Cathy of Firestone, and James Salyards-Hurtado of Syracuse, N.Y.; his daughters, Carol Hepp and her husband Sam of Cotopaxi, Colo., Loretta Suzette (Suzie) Marquez and her husband Eppie of Firestone, Dorothy D'Agostino and her husband Mark of Firestone, and Monica Salyards-Hurtado and Consuelo Salyards-Hurtado, both of Denver; two sisters, Eleanor Roybal of Pueblo and Ellen Lopez and her husband Leo of San Antonio; 18 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. A visitation will be held Sunday, May 1, at 6 p.m. at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Frederick, followed by a rosary at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Theresa on Monday, May 2, at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Robert Whipkey as officiant. Burial will follow at Foothills Gardens of Memory. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1131, Fairfax, VA 22038-1131, or the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite No. 1010, Rockville, MD 20852, or at kidneyfund.org.
Hurtado, Rita E.
Rita Hurtado - Huerfano World - June 9, 2005 - Rita Hurtado, 63. Born Oct. 12, 1941, passed away June 3, 2005. Survived by loving daughter, Ericka Rose (Joaquin) Garbiso and granddaughter, Sierra Rose of Aurora. Also survived by her mother, Beatrice Baca of Walsenburg; sisters, Roseann (Alfred) Sandoval, Lakewood, Vi (Dan) Pacheco, Pueblo West and Brenda Kidd, Aurora; brothers, Don (Chris) Baca, Pueblo, James Baca, Walsenburg; mother-in-law, Helen Hurtado, Walsenburg; brothers-in-law, Wayne and John (Debi) Hurtado, Walsenburg; sister-in-law, Andrea DallaGuardia, Pueblo; numerous nieces and nephews. Also cherishing her friendship and memory are special friends, Orpha Tenorio and Gloria (Dean) Vigil. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Hurtado and her father, Andy Baca. Rosary and Funeral Mass was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2005 from St. Mary Church in Walsenburg.
Serafin Hurtado – Telluride Journal – November 28, 1912 – Kicked On Jaw – Dies In Ten Minutes – Trinidad, Nov. 25. – Ten minutes after he was kicked on the jaw by a balky mule Serafin Hurtado, a driver, in the Cokedale mine of the Carbon Coal and Coke Company dropped dead from a hemorrhage. Hurtado was driving out a load of cars when he stopped to pick up a rein which he had dropped and the mule kicked him. He was 29 years old.
Vincent Hurtado - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - March 02, 1995 - Vincent Hurtado, 68, who retired from the city of Colorado Springs, died Feb. 27, 1995, at his home after a lengthy illness. Friends may call from noon to 7 p.m. today at Nolan Funeral Home, 225 N. Weber St. A vigil service will begin at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 2318 N. Cascade Ave., with the Rev. Bill Carmody officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave. Mr. Hurtado was born Nov. 6, 1926, in Walsenburg to Louie and Victoria Valdez Hurtado. He was married June 25, 1950, in Colorado Springs to Pauline Marie Duran Hurtado, who died in 1977. He is survived by a son, Ron of Colorado Springs; a daughter, Janis Perez of Bloomfield, N.M.; a brother, Eugene; a sister, Cordie Chavez; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Denise. Mr. Hurtado had been an area resident for 48 years and was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church.
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