Huerfano County, Pueblo County, and Las Animas County, Colorado.
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Antonette Krajacic - Pueblo Chieftain - July 12, 2001 - Antonette Krajacic, 84, passed away July 8, 2001. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Stanley A. Krajacic; daughter, Julia M. Fognani; and son, Edward A. Greco of Trinidad. She is survived by her son, Frank (Maria) Greco of Pueblo; brothers, Steve (Kay) Comi of Trinidad and Dominick (Theresa) Comi of Pueblo; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, Shrine of St. Therese, with interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Those who wish may make donations to the Shrine of St. Therese School in care of the funeral home office.
Krajacic, Vera Madeline
Vera Madeline Krajacic - Pueblo Chieftain - May 06, 2001 - Vera Madeline Krajacic, 90, departed this life on May 5, 2001. She was also known by those who knew and loved her as Tootsie. Born Feb. 12, 1911, in Parkin, Ark., Vera was a lifelong resident of Pueblo, where she worked many years as a barber. She loved to travel, fish and especially enjoyed working in her picturesque garden. She was a fantastic cook and made the best strawberry rhubarb pie you could ever taste. Although she suffered with Alzheimer's, she enjoyed walking through the Pueblo Mall and many other stores where she stopped and talked to small babies and children, whom she loved. She enjoyed eating out which she did several times a week. Tootsie is survived by Dale Hammond, Pueblo, who was like a son; Novalene (Tom) Paden, Calif., who was like a daughter; Lucille Abeyta who cared for her for the last four years; nephews, Jim (Jan) Traister, New Jersey, and Jim (Jeannie) Krajacic, Chicago; niece, Loni (Ernest) Cathcart, Pueblo; sister-in-law Jessie (William) Krajacic, Pueblo; special friends, Buster and Rita Fawkes; plus many other close friends who loved her. Preceded in death by her beloved husband of 58 years, John Krajacic; parents, John and Millie Haynie; one brother and one sister. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Tuesday at Imperial Memorial Gardens Chapel. Family will receive friends at 4314 Blueflax Drive.
William Krajacic - Colorado Springs Gazette - March 10, 1989 - Pueblo Man Dies in One-Car Accident - A 74-year-old Pueblo man died and his wife was severely injured Wednesday in a one-car accident about 20 miles south of Colorado Springs. William Krajacic died of internal and chest injuries at the scene of the accident on southbound Interstate 25 near mile marker 117. His wife, Jessie Krajacic, 70, was taken to Parkview Episcopal Hospital in Pueblo, where she is being treated for head, pelvic, rib and head injuries, according to the Colorado State Patrol. She was in serious and stable condition Thursday, a nursing supervisor said. Krajacic was driving southbound on I-25 about 6 p.m. The car went off the right side of the road for 342 feet, then became airborne for 17 feet and struck an embankment, the patrol said. The Krajacics were not wearing seat belts, the patrol said.
Elizabeth Kralik - Pueblo Chieftain - March 15, 2002 - Lifetime Pueblo resident, passed away March 13, 2002. Preceded in death by her late husband, Andy, in 1970. She is survived by five sons, David (Janice) of Huntsville, Ala., Daniel (Janet), Paul (Sherry), both of Pueblo, Erik (Kathy) of Glen Burnie, Md., and Victor Kralik of Yuma, Ariz.; eight grandchildren, Chris (Li-Jungliang), Pat, Robyn, Jennifer, Rebecca (John), Melissa, Matthew and Greg Kralik. A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth.
Krall, Edward J.
Edward J. Krall - Pueblo Chieftain - September 14, 2005 - Edward J. Krall, 87, born July 22, 1918, passed away Sept. 13, 2005. Survived by his loving wife of 51 years Rose Krall; children, Edward (Laurie) Krall Jr., and Anna Marie (Kurt) Perse; brothers, Albert "Abby" Krall, John "Chow" Krall, William "Poncho" Krall and Bernie Krall; and sisters, Angela Meglan, Francis Skoff, Tillie Veylupek, Sister Ann Krall and Martha Beauchamp. Preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Angela Krall; and brothers, Joe, Ray and Frank "Inky" Krall. Edward was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Army. He retired from the CF&I Steel Corp. in 1980 after 40 years of service. Edward was a member of Preseren Glee Club, KSKJ Lodge and Pueblo Aerie No. 145 FOE. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Larry from Frontier Hospice, and Melissa and Frances for their special care of Edward. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 7 p.m. Thursday, St. Mary Church. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Friday, Roselawn Cemetery, with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to Frontier Hospice in care of the funeral home office.
Krall, Ellen M.
Ellen M. Krall - Pueblo Chieftain - May 08, 2005 - Ellen M. Krall, 88, born April 1, 1917, passed away May 5, 2005. Survived by loving husband, Frank "Enky" Krall, with whom she would have celebrated 67 years of marriage on June 4; children, Joann Huston, Gary (Judy) Krall, Debi Davies, Dennis (Cassie) Krall; 12 grandchildren, Robin, Tasha, Mike, Dave, Renee, Michelle, Nick, Ben, Seth, Madison, Tanner, Mackenzie; seven great-grandchildren, Zak, Bret, Morgan, Taylor, Alexa, Ben, Makayla; sister, Anna Marie Hilton; longtime friend, Phyllis Laughlin; and numerous nieces and nephews. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. An avid bowler, she bowled up until a year ago. Ellen enjoyed needlework, going to Cripple Creek, playing cards, watching baseball, and fishing. She retired from School District 60 Food Service after 20 years. Viewing, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, St. Leander Church at 1402 E. Seventh Street. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Reception at the Union Depot following interment. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Therese Catholic School.
Krall, Frank L.
Frank L. "Enky" Krall - Pueblo Chieftain - August 06, 2005 - Frank L. "Enky" Krall, 89, born Nov. 15, 1915 to Joseph and Angela Krall, passed away Aug. 4, 2005. Survived by children, Joann Huston, Gary (Judy) Krall, Debi Davies, Dennis (Cassie) Krall; 12 grandchildren, Robin, Tasha, Mike, Dave, Renee, Michelle, Nick, Ben, Seth, Madison, Tanner and MacKenzie; seven great-grandchildren, Zak, Bret, Morgan, Taylor, Alexa, Ben and Makayla; sisters and brothers; Angela Meglan, Edward (Rose) Krall, Frances Skoff, Albert Krall, Matilda Veylupek, John (Nancy) Krall, Sister Anne Krall, OSB, Bernard (Marty) Krall, William (Marilyn) Krall and Martha (George) Beauchamp; sister-in-law, Hedwig Krall; and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife of 66 years, Ellen M. Krall on May 5, 2005; brothers, Ray and Joseph Krall. As a young man, Enky's curve ball was unhittable and he was paid to pitch up to four and five games each weekend. He was scouted to play professional baseball but opted to stay in Pueblo with his family and work at the CF&I from which he retired in 1981 after 44 years of service. Watching baseball remained a favorite pastime, along with fishing, bowling and spending time with his grandkids and great-grandkids. Viewing, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, at St. Leander Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to St. Therese Catholic School in his memory. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of the Pavilion Nursing Home for their wonderful care of our dad. Family and friends will be received following the interment at 4208 Muirfield.
Kralovic, Donald S.
Donald S. Kralovic - Huerfano World - May 27, 1993 - Suicide - A Binghampton, NY, man, Donald S. Kralovic, 36, was found dead just before noon Wednesday beneath a bridge on Highway 69, five and half miles northwest of Walsenburg. The man's body was found by Celedon Gomez and reported to the Huerfano County Sheriff's Department. According to Sheriff Harold Martinez, Mr. Kralovic died of carbon monoxide asphyxiation after pulling under the trestle of the old Del Carbon Mine where he attached a hose to the exhaust pipe of his vehicle. Time of death was not determined at press time and Coroner Mike Antle was not available for comment.
Kramer, Charles A.
Charles A. Kramer – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – October 23, 1879 – Charles A. Kramer died on consumption at the Victoria Hotel, South Pueblo, on Saturday, at 11:30 A. M. Aged 33 years.
Henry Kramer – Pueblo Chieftain – January 30, 1956 – Henry Kramer passed away in a local hospital Sunday. To Yuma, Colo., for services and interment.
Martin Krasevich - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - September 27, 1918 - Two Colorado boys are reported missing in action in the casualty lists made public Sept. 19. They are: Albert T. Klaus, Avondale, and Martin Krasevich, Pueblo. Anthony Prill, Simia, is reported wounded severely.
Krasieski, Helene D.
Helene D. Krasieski - Pueblo Chieftain - May 04, 2000 - Helene D. Krasieski, passed away April 29, 2000, in Pueblo, born in Rouse, Colo., Feb. 3,1909. Preceded in death by her husband, John, in 1976; and daughter, Paulette, in 1999. Survived by her son, Gregory; and daughter-in-law, Olga; two grandchildren, Sarah and John Krasieski, all of Bloomington, Calif. Also survived by one brother, James Rohar; two sisters, Theresa Akers, of Pueblo and Sister M. Gregory, O.S. B., Chicago; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. Helene was a member of the Shrine of St. Therese. Visitation, Wednesday, 3-6 p.m., at the funeral home. Recitation of the Rosary, Wednesday, 7 p.m., at Rose Chapel. Funeral Mass, Thursday, 10 a.m., Shrine of St. Therese. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.
Krasieski, Paulette Cylene
Paulette Cylene Krasieski - Pueblo Chieftain - July 13, 1999 - Paulette Cylene Krasieski, born Dec. 4, 1944, in Pueblo passed away July 2,1999 . Preceded in death by her father, John Krasieski. Survived by her mother, Helene; brother, Gregory (Olga) Krasieski of California; and aunt, Theresa Akers of Pueblo. Also survived by niece and nephew, Sarah and John Krasieski. Mrs. Krasieski was a resident of Colorado Springs, attended Pueblo Catholic High and graduated from USC. At her request, cremation, Almont Crematory. Funeral Mass, Thursday, 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church.
Krasovec, Frank W.
Frank W. Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - July 14, 1972 - Frank W. Krasovec, of 1740 Wabash, July 13, 1972. Husband of Mrs. Katherine Krasovec. Father of Mrs. Helen Kasic, William F. Krasovec, Mrs. Elsie Jacobs, Mrs. Katherine Beller and Mrs. Ida Mae August, all of Pueblo. Survived also by 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Member of St. Mary Parish, KSKJ St. Joseph Lodge No. 7, WSA Slovan Lodge No. 3, Retired Men's Club, USWA Local 2102 and the Fin and Feather Club. A retired employe of the CF&I Steel Corp., having retired in 1955 from the open hearth department. Services St. Mary Church. Rosary recitation 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Mass of the Resurrection 9 a.m. Monday. Roselawn.
Krasovec, Frank W.
Frank W. “Inky” Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - August 29, 2004 - Frank W. "Inky" Krasovec, 89, passed away Aug. 27, 2004, in Pueblo. Frank was born Aug. 26, 1915, in Pueblo, to Joseph and Mary Krasovec who preceded him in death; along with a son, Frank Charles; and a daughter, Frances Ann Britz; siblings, Joseph Krasovec, John Krasovec, Mary Kronwitter and Stanley Krasovec. He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Anna E. Krasovec; daughters Theresa Krasovec of Pueblo, Carol Krasovec of Denver, Kathleen (Richard) Hostetler of Denver, and Eileen (James) Cain of Canon City. Also survived by grandchildren, John Britz, Melissa Britz, Erica Hynek, Heidi Britz, Laura Stoker, Molly Hostetler and Zachary Cain; great-grandchildren, Analise, Samantha, Alex and Mallory; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Frank was a prominent sign painter in Southern Colorado for more than 60 years. He retired from his company, Krasovec Sign Co., in 1994. He was a semipro baseball player and an avid bowler. He was inducted into the Pueblo Legends of Bowling in March 2000. Frank followed his family's activities, enjoyed watching sports and conversing with friends and family. Visitation, 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Assumption Church. Internment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice Center or Bessemer Fire Station No. 4 through the funeral home office. The family expresses their appreciation to Hospice, Dr. Nancy Chuch and her staff, the doctors and nurses of Parkview Medical Center and his private caretakers for their special care and kindness for "Inky".
Krasovec, Gladys L.
Gladys L. Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - August 20, 1998 - Archdiocese of Denver Mortuary, Wheat Ridge, Colo. 80033 Gladys L. Krasovec, Denver. Mother of Frank M. Krasovec Jr., Highlands Ranch, Tom J. Krasovec, St. Johns, Mich., and John P. Krasovec, Antioch, Calif. Grandmother of Tanya, Jennifer, Alexandra, and Noah Krasovec and Matthew Kenney. Sister of Edna Woodman, Denver, and John Dolan, Green Mountain. Preceded in death by her husband, Frank M. Krasovec Sr. Memorial Mass, Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998, Our Lady of Lourdes, 2298 S. Logan. Family suggest memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 2255 S. Oneida, Denver, Colo. 80224.
Krasovec, Henry J.
Henry “Hank” J. Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - April 20, 2002 - Age 80, Pueblo, died April 18, 2002, at home, surrounded by his family after an extended illness. Survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Virginia, Pueblo ; daughters, Kathleen J. (Jeffrey) Miller, Pueblo, Carol A. Phillips, Lakewood, and Marilee K. Krasovec, Pueblo ; and grandsons, Matthew J. Phillips, Lakewood, and Joseph J. Miller, Pueblo. Also survived by extended family and numerous friends, including special friend, Carl Rupp, Pueblo. Preceded in death by son, Joseph K. Krasovec; and brother, Joseph A. Krasovec. Hank was born Nov. 27, 1921, in Pueblo. He served in the U.S. Marines from 1942 to 1946. Hank was the former owner and operator of Economy Tire Supply and retired from the C&W Railroad in 1984. He was a member of Eagles Aerie No. 145, BPOE No. 611, Florence, Noctural Adoration Society and St. Joseph Lodge No. 7, KSKJ. Hank loved people, fishing and gambling. Memorial Mass, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Shrine of St. Therese Church with Rev. Ervin Schmitt officiating. Cremation. Inurnment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Those who wish may donate to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 704 Elmhurst Place, Pueblo, in Hank's memory.
Krasovec, Jacob (Infant of)
Infant son Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain March 10, 1909 - The funeral of the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Krasovec took place yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock from McCarthy's Chapel. Interment was made in the family lot at Roselawn.
Krasovec, John A.
John A. Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - December 9, 1977 - John A. Krasovec, late of 816 Minnequa, passed away Dec. 8, 1977. Husband of Mrs. Victorine Krasovec; father of John A. Krasovec Jr., Robert J. Krasovec and Mrs. Janet Taravella; grandfather of Michael and Gregory Krasovec; brother of Joseph J. Krasovec, Frank W. Krasovec and Stanley B. Krasovec; brother-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Hayden Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Porter, all of Pueblo. Mr. Krasovec was employed for many years as supervisor of maintenance at the Pueblo County Courthouse. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Parish. Pueblo Elks Lodge 90 and St. Joseph lodge 7, KSKJ. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 7 p.m. Friday at St. Francis Church. Elk's committal service 10 a.m. Saturday. Roselawn Mausoleum.
Joseph Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - October 27, 1907 - Saturday, October 26, 1907, at the family residence, 1227 Berwind Avenue, Joseph, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Krasovec. The funeral will be held from the residence at 3:30 o'clock this afternoon and from St. Mary's church. Interment in Roselawn.
Joseph Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - January 8, 1937 - Joseph Krasovec Called by Death. Joseph Krasovec, 52, of 1700 Brown Avenue, died yesterday morning at a local hospital. He was a member of St. Mary's church, St. Joseph's lodge No. 7 and St. Peter and Paul lodge. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary Krasovec; four sons, Joseph, John, Frank, Stanley, and one daughter, Mary. He is also survived by two brothers, Frank of Pueblo, and Anton of Omaha, Neb. Pueblo Chieftain - January 9, 1937 - Joseph Krasovec services Saturday, 8:30 a.m., from residence, 1709 Brown. 9 a.m. St. Mary's church. To Roselawn. All members of K.S.K.J. No. 7, and St. Peter and Paul society are requested to attend in a body. Kindly meet at the church.
Krasovec, Joseph A.
Joseph A. Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - February 04, 2002 - Age 84, passed away Jan. 30, 2002. He is survived by his wife Phyllis; daughter, Kellie; and brother, Henry J. (Virginia) Krasovec. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Evelyn Martin and Mabel Gaide, and nieces, Kathy (Jeff) Miller, Carol Phillips, Marilee Krasovec, Teddye Gaide and Cherrill Savery. Preceded in death by his mother and father, Helen and Joseph Krasovec. At his request, no services will be held. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers.
Krasovec, Joseph J.
Joseph J. Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - October 4, 1989 - Joseph J. Krasovec, 78, lifetime resident of Pueblo, passed away Oct. 3, 1989, after a brief illness. Husband of Julia A. Krasovec for the past 49 years. After graduation from Creighton University School of Pharmacy in 1931, he was employed as a pharmacist for more than 50 years and worked in several Pueblo drug stores, including Grove Drug Store. He founded Blende Drug in 1951 and worked there until his retirement in 1972. He was an avid golfer and sports enthusiast. He was also a member of Our Lady of the Meadows Parish and KSKJ St. Joseph Lodge No. 7. He is survived by children, Joseph Krasovec Jr., Colorado Springs, Regina A. (John) Panepinto, Pueblo, Thomas (Ruth) Krasovec, Bellevue, Neb., and George (Lucille) Krasovec. Aurora, and Raymond Krasovec, Pueblo; brothers, Frank ( Ann) Krasovec and Stanley ( Mary ) Krasovec, both of Pueblo; sister-in-law, Victorine Krasovec, Pueblo; grandchildren, Joseph John Krasovec III, Chicago, Kathryn Krasovec, Littleton, Tressa, Lisa and Jimmy Panepinto, Pueblo, Karen and Mary Lee Krasovec, Bellevue, Neb., Brian and Adam Krasovec, Aurora; and great-grandchild, Joshua Krasovec, Bellevue, Neb. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by his parents, Joseph John and Mary Krasovec; brother, John Krasovec; sister, Mary Kronwitter. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Friday, Our Lady of the Meadows Church. Cremation, Almont Crematory. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorials may be made to Our Lady of the Meadows Church or the American Diabetes Association. The family will greet friends at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Panepinto, 38 Sepulveda, following the Mass.
Julia Rynaski Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - November 09, 2003 - Julia Rynaski Krasovec, 88, Born June 16, 1915, in Omaha, Neb., died Nov. 7, 2003, in Pueblo. Julia enjoyed playing bridge and golf. She was a life-long learner and an avid reader who had immense curiosity about the world. Wife of Joseph John Krasovec who passed away in 1989. Julia was preceded in death by her parents, John and Helen Nodolny Rynaski; her sister, Catherine; and her brother, Lawrence “Bud” Rynaski. She is survived by sister, Marjorie Powers of Omaha; and children, Regina (John) Panepinto of Pueblo, Tom (Ruth) Krasovec of Colorado Springs, George (Lucille) Krasovec of Littleton, Ray Krasovec of Brighton; and daughter-in-law, Nancy Jersin Krasovec of Littleton; grandchildren, Joe Krasovec (Anna Albrecht) and Kathryn Krasovec (Rich Freyling), Tressa (Michael) Colalancia, Lisa Panepinto (Steven Burnite) and Jimmy Panepinto, Karen and Mary Krasovec, Brian (Erika) Krasovec, Adam and Hannah Krasovec; great-grandchildren, Josh, Jack and Caroline Krasovec and Kate Burnite; brother and sisters-in-law, Frank and Anna Krasovec and Mary Krasovec. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and loving friends. Evening prayer and remembrance service, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at George McCarthy Historic Chapel, 400 Broadway, Pueblo. Memorial Mass, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at Christ the King Catholic Parish, 1708 Horseshoe Drive, Pueblo. Cremation at her request; private inurnment to follow. In lieu of food or flowers, contributions may be made to the Scleroderma Foundation or the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center in Julia's memory in care of the funeral home office. Julia's family is deeply grateful to the staff of Parkview Wound Center, Parkview Medical Center and Villa Pueblo Towers for their loving care.
Mrs. Katherine Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - February 7, 1984 - Mrs. Katherine Krasovec, Feb. 6, 1984. Wife of Frank W. Krasovec, who passed away July 13, 1972, and mother of Mrs. Helen (Gordon) Lutes, William (Barbara) Krasovec, Mrs. Elsie (Dean) Jacobs, Mrs. Katherine (Leo) Beller and Mrs. Idamae (Louis) August, all of Pueblo. Sister-in-law of Mrs. Katie Ercul, Pueblo; and grandmother of Mrs. Jean Garp [Grap], Jim Kasic, Mrs. Mary Catherine Bruner, Mrs. Barbara Whalen, Mrs. Lana Dean Ackerly, Mrs. Cheryl Pryor, Bob Jacobs, Kenny, Larry, Bruce and Kurt Beller, Mrs. Lori Pechek, and Mrs. Linda Ones. Also survived by 20 great-grandchildren and predeceased by her son-in-law, George Kasic, in 1958. Mrs. Krasovec was a member of St. Mary Parish for the past 70 years and she was also a member of the Slovenian Women's Union and WSA, Slovan Lodge No. 3. Mrs. Krasovec was queen of the Pueblo Manor Nursing Home in 1982 and runner-up for Silver Queen at the Colorado State Fair in 1982. Mass of Christian burial 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Mary Church. Interment, Roselawn. Friends will be received at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Beller, 188 Cornell Circle.
Martin Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - June 10, 1971 - Martin Krasovec, of 112 E. Mesa. Widower of Mrs. Mary Krasovec who passed away April 18, 1965. Father of Rudolph Krasovec, Pueblo, and Frank Krasovec, Palatine, Ill. Survived also by 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Member of St. Mary Parish. Service announcement later. Pueblo Chieftain - June 11, 1971 - Martin Krasovec of 112 E. Mesa, June 10, 1971. Husband of the late Mrs. Mary Krasovec who passed away April 18, 1965. Father of Rudolph Krasovec, Pueblo, and Frank Krasovec, Palatine, Ill. Brother of Mrs. Mary Stubler, Yugoslavia. Survived also by 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Member of St. Mary Parish, SNPJ Orel Lodge 21, AFU, St. Peter and Paul Lodge 15 and DAV San Isabel Chapter 2, Veteran of service with the United States Army during World War I. Retired employee of the CF&I Steel Corp. wire mill. Services, St. Mary Church; Rosary recitation 7 p.m. today and Mass of the Resurrection 9 a.m. Saturday. To Roselawn. The family will receive friends at 2010 E. Routt.
Mrs. Mary Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - February 11, 1972 - Mrs. Mary Krasovec of 1817 Cedar, Feb. 10, 1972. Wife of Joseph J. Krasovec, who passed away Jan. 7, 1937. Mother of Joseph J., John A., Frank W. and Stanley B. Krasovec all of Pueblo. Predeceased by her daughter, Mrs. Mary Kronwitter, Sept. 20, 1971. Sister of Mrs. Catherine Krasoves, Pueblo. Survived also by 23 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Member of St. Mary Parish; KSKJ Immaculate Conception Lodge 104; CFU Holy Trinity Lodge 82, and the Christian Mothers. Rosary recitation 7 p.m. today, Funeral Home Drawing Room, and Mass of the Resurrection 8 a.m. Saturday, St. Mary Church. Roselawn. Friends will be received at the home of John A. Krasovec, 816 Minnequa.
Mrs. Mary Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - April 19, 1965 - Mrs. Mary Krasovec, 112 East Mesa, April 18; wife of Martin Krasovec. Mother of Rudolph Krasovec, Pueblo, and Frank Krasovec, Palatine, Ill. Sister of Mrs. John Major, Longmont, Colo. Also survived by 9 grandchildren. Member of St. Mary Parish, Christian Mothers, St. Anne's Society, Slovenian Women's Union No. 3, KSKJ Immaculate Conception Lodge and SNPJ Orel Lodge No. 21. Services St. Mary Church. Recitation of Rosary 7 p.m. today and Mass of Requiem 9:15 a.m. Tuesday. Interment Gate of Heaven, Roselawn. Family may be contacted at 2010 E. Routt.
Krasovec, Marylyn Jo
Miss Marylyn Jo Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - April 6, 1982 - Miss Marylyn Jo Krasovec of 3919 Cottonwood, Loveland, April 4, 1982. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley B. Krasovec, Pueblo, and sister of Joan Krasovec, Barbara Krasovec, Patty Krasovec, all of Pueblo; Jim (Beth) Krasovec, Grand Junction, and Donna Krasovec, Fort Collins. Survived also by a niece, Heather Krasovec, and a nephew, Brian Krasovec, and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sarlo, Pueblo. In addition, she is survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins. Miss Krasovec was a 1969 graduate of Central High School and a 1974 graduate of the University of Northern Colorado. She taught secondary level education at Cache La Poudre Junior High School at Laporte and prior to that she taught a year in Loveland and one year in School District 60 in Pueblo. Mass of Christian burial 10 a.m. Wednesday, Shrine of St. Therese Church. Entombment, Roselawn. The family will receive friends at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley B. Krasovec, 426 Scranton. Please omit food. Memorials may be made to the math department of Cache La Poudre Junior High School through the funeral home office.
Krasovec, Raymond P.
Raymond P. Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - April 05, 2005 - Raymond P. Krasovec, 51, born Aug. 22, 1953, passed away April 2, 2005, after a long illness. Survived by his brothers, Joe, Tom and George Krasovec; sister, Gina Panepinto; aunts, Anna Krasovec, Mary Krasovec and Marjorie Powers; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Ray graduated from Roncalli High School in 1971. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Julia Krasovec. Cremation, with private family service.
Krasovec, Rudolph J. Sr.
Rudolph J. Krasovec Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - August 04, 1999 - Rudolph J. Krasovec Sr., age 72, Passed away Aug. 3, 1999. Survived by Bernice, his loving wife of 51 years, and children, Kathy (Doug) Chrisman and their children, John (Diann), Martin (Michelle), Michael, Joseph and Mary Katherine Chrisman- Rudy Krasovec Jr. and his daughter, Renee Krasovec- Mary Jane (Ron) Davies and their children, Brittany, Margaret, Deanne, Dawn and Michael Davies- Bernadette (David) Head and their children, Megan, Jason and Amanda- Karyl Krasovec- Eileen (Vince) Perez and their daughter, Angela Perez and Gina (Danny) Golob. Great-grandfather of Martin William Chrisman Jr. Preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Mary Krasovec- and brother, Frank Krasovec. Mr. Krasovec was a World War II Army veteran. After his return from the war, he began employment with the CF&I Steel Corporation, retiring in 1987with 43 years of service. He was a member of St. Mary Parish, an officer of St. Joseph Lodge No. 7 KSKJ, a member of Knights of Columbus, Pueblo Elks No.90, Pueblo Aerie No. 145 (FOE), resident of the Preseren Glee Club, member of the CSU Master Gardener Extension program, Nocturnal Adoration Society, St. Mary Holy Name Society, Disabled American Veterans and Friday Men's Club. Viewing, Wednesday, noon to 5 .m. at the funeral home. Rosary, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. and funeral Mass, Thursday, 10 a.m., St. Mary Church, celebrant Rev. Richard Gielow, C.M. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery with full military honors and BPOE committal ceremony. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Mary Prayer Garden in his memory in care of the funeral home office.
Krasovec, Stanley B.
Stanley B. Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - June 05, 2002 - Stanley B. Krasovec, age 77, born July 31, 1924, passed away June 4, 2002. Survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Mary Krasovec; and his children, Jim Krasovec, Joan (Gary) Johnston, Donna Krasovec, Barbara Aggson and Patty (Tony) Belisle. Grandfather of Heather and Brian Krasovec, Nicole and Tiffany Aggson and Karen and Robert Johnston. Also survived by his brother, Frank (Ann) Krasovec. Preceded in death by daughter, Marilyn Krasovec; parents, Joseph and Mary Krasovec; brothers, John and Joe; and sister, Mary Kronwitter. Stanley was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a retired fireman. Viewing, Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, Saturday, 10 a.m., Our Lady of the Meadows Church. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or to Our Lady of the Meadows Church in care of the funeral home office.
Krasovec, Victorine Nell
Victorine Nell Krasovec - Pueblo Chieftain - November 08, 1997 - Victorine Nell Krasovec, Nov. 7, 1997. Wife of John Krasovec, who passed away in 1977. Mother of Janet (Russell) Taravella, John A. (Judy) Krasovec Jr., and Robert J. (Judy) Krasovec, all of Pueblo. Grandmother of Craig, Mark and Eric Taravella, Mike (Karen) Krasovec, all of Pueblo, and Gregory Krasovec, Colorado Springs. Preceded in death by brother, Al Hayden Jr.- and sister, Dorothy Porter. Mrs. Krasovec was a member of Our Lady of the Meadows parish and a former member of the DAR. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, Our Lady of the Meadows Church. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in care of the funeral home office.
Mrs. Ann Krasovich - Pueblo Chieftain - October 30, 1977 - Mrs. Ann Krasovich, of 1917 Driftwood, Oct. 28, 1977. Wife of Frank Krasovich; mother of Miss Margaret Krasovich, Tuscon, Ariz., and sister of Mrs. Frances Matush, Vista, Calif., and Mrs. Mary Estock, Hagerstown, Md. Recitation of the Rosary 7 p.m. Sunday, George F. McCarthy Almont Drawing Room. Please enter parking lot from Broadway. Mass of Christian Burial 9 a.m. Monday, Holy Family Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Krasovich, Loretta Flora
Loretta Flora Krasovich - Pueblo Chieftain - November 30, 2000 - Loretta Flora Krasovich, age 93, passed away Nov. 28, 2000. Mrs. Krasovich is preceded in death by her husband, Joe W. Krasovich, to whom she was married in 1925 at the age of 18. She is survived by her sister, Lee Coons, Pearland, Texas; brother, John B. English, Rescue, Calif.; nephews, Philip (Gloria) DeMarco, Campbell, Calif., Jay (Heike) Coons, Houston, Texas, and Robert English, Wheat Ridge, Colo.; niece, Marie (George) Williams, Pueblo, Colo. Also survived by her great-nieces and nephew, Suzanne E. Matheny, Rosalind K. Cardia and Alexander P. DeMarco; as well as numerous great-great-nieces and nephews; and special, caring friends, Gilbert and Mary Herrera. She is preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters. She was an avid bowler and enjoyed crocheting unique gifts for friends. Funeral service Friday, 10 a.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.
Kratzer, George R. Sr.
George R. Kratzer Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - April 19, 2002 - Age 64, of Pueblo, passed away April 16, 2002. He is survived by his loving wife, Susan E. Kratzer; children, George R. (Alice) Kratzer Jr., Richard (Patricia) Kratzer, Robert (Eva) Kratzer Sr., Susan (Bert) Miller and Rebecca (Mario Trujillo) White; brother, David (Hannah) Kratzer; father-in-law, George White; brother-in-law, Dennis (Deborah) White; sister-in-law, Donna J. (John) Galvagni; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Sparky and Ruth Kratzer; mother-in-law, Elizabeth White; sister-in-law, Linda Richardson. George worked in the aerospace industry for 16 years and then worked as a local contractor for over 30 years. He was a member of the Eagles Aerie 145. George was a wonderful and kind man. He will always be remembered by his family as being a loving husband and father. Visitation will be 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the Roselawn Cemetery Chapel. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2002, at the Roselawn Chapel. Interment will be at Roselawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives at the family home.
Kratzer, Ruth L.
Ruth L. Kratzer - Pueblo Chieftain - September 16, 2000 - Ruth L. Kratzer passed away on Sept. 14 at the age of 85. She was born on April 15, 1915, in Lewistown, Pa., to Charles and Virginia Logan. On Oct. 18, 1934, Ruth was married to Blair S. Kratzer. He preceded her in death on June 25, 1971. Mrs. Kratzer is survived by her sons, George R. (Susan E.) Kratzer of Pueblo and David B. (Hannah) Kratzer of Midlothian, Texas; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; as well as a sister, Esther V. Rodkey, Lewistown, Pa. She was preceded in death by five brothers. Visitation, Monday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Services, Wednesday, 10 a.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Friday, Willits Cemetery, Willits, Calif.
Kratzer, Twilah M.
Twilah M. Kratzer - Pueblo Chieftain - November 21, 1999 - Twilah M. Kratzer, 78, formerly of Pueblo West for 21 years, passed away Nov. 18, 1999, at her home in Colorado Springs. Survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Howard "Dutch" Kratzer of Colorado Springs; son, David (Beverly) Kratzer, Colorado Springs; grandchildren, Zeb and Erin Kratzer of Colorado Springs; brother, Reno Mohn of Mount Vernon, Ohio; and sister-in-law, Jean Mohn of Willard, Ohio. Memorial service, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1999, Sunridge Retirement Residence, 5820 Flintridge Drive, Colorado Springs. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice Foundation, 3630 Sinton, No. 102-A, Colorado Springs, 80907.
Henry Kraus - Pueblo Chieftain - August 23, 2000 - Henry Kraus, 77, of Pueblo, passed away Aug. 21, 2000. Preceded in death by parents and six sisters. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Irene Kraus; children, Keith (Shari) Kraus, Linda (Ken) Hohnstein and David (Cheryl) Kraus; grandchildren, Christyan Kraus Bauer, Cory Anderson, Eryn Kraus, Chantal Anderson, Brandon Kraus and Michael Kraus; great-grandson, Branson Starr Kraus; brother, Jake Kraus; and sister, Clara George. Henry was a WWII veteran and a member of the Eagles Lodge No. 145. Respecting Mr. Kraus' wishes, there will not be a viewing. Graveside services, 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Mr. Henry Kraus to the American Cancer Society, 720 N. Main, No. 418, Pueblo, CO 81003.
Irene Kraus - Pueblo Chieftain - November 29, 2005 - Irene Kraus, 81, formerly of Pueblo, passed away Nov. 26, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry, in August 2000. Irene is survived by her children, Keith (Shari) Kraus, Linda (Ken) Hohnstein and David (Cheryl) Kraus; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Leslie Shaw of England. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2005, Roselawn Cemetery. Donations may be made in Irene's memory to the American Cancer Society.
Kraus, Wyoma F.
Wyoma F. "Oma" Kraus - Pueblo Chieftain - September 25, 2005 - Wyoma F. "Oma" Kraus, 82, passed away Sept. 21, 2005, in Pueblo, Colo. Wyoma was the eighth of 14 children born to Gussie Parrell and Cecil Pearl (Brookhart) Selby. She was born Jan. 28, 1923, in Cantril, Iowa, and married J.A. "Jake" Kraus on Feb. 17, 1942, in Kahoka, Mo. Jake and Oma moved to Fowler, Colo., in 1953, then to Pueblo, Colo., in 1965. Oma is survived by her husband of 63 years; children, Donna J. Ziegler, George W. Kraus, Kenneth W. (Gayle) Kraus, Peggy S. (Perry) Powell; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings, and daughter, Valerie Jo Wills. Visitation, 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Griffy Fowler Chapel. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2005, Griffy Funeral Home, Fowler. Interment will follow at the Fowler Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in her memory.
Esther Krauss - Pueblo Chieftain - January 23, 1998 - Esther Krauss, 79, passed away Jan. 19, 1998. Survived by her daughter, Merrily Fine of Sonoma, Calif.- sisters, Maurine (Jim) Smith of St. Louis, Mo., and Martha (Dale) Roberts of Gunnison- grandchildren, Derich A. Marsh, Sheila S. Marsh and Thomas L. Fine Jr.- and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Ernest J. Krauss- and son, Thomas Lewis Fine. Born to Esther (nee Bryant) and Hugh Yeater on Sept. 9, 1918, in Salem, Mo. Esther was very active socially and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Pueblo Choral Society, LIFT Group, Minnequa Seniors Bowling Group and Y.M.C.A. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, 1998, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 701 W. Evans with the Rev. Randy Bolt officiating.
Kravic, Mary Frances
Mary Frances Kravic - Pueblo Chieftain - November 18, 1987 - Mary Frances Kravic of Walsenburg, Nov. 16, 1987. Wife of the late George Kravic; mother of Georgia Kay (Ed) Varrone, Colorado Springs, and Annette (Bob) Wallace, Springfield. Sister of Maude (Elbert) Roush, Metaire, La.; grandmother of Rhett, Dara and Chase Wallace. Sister-in-law of J. Wayne Davis, Walsenburg, and Daniel J. McCoy, Canoga Park, Calif. Also survived by three nieces, one nephew and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her sister, Alice Ruby Davis, who passed away Jan. 22, 1987. Service, announcements later.
Kravig, Gary E.
Gary E. Kravig - Pueblo Chieftain - April 25, 2004 - Gary E. Kravig, passed away unexpectedly April 22, 2004. He was born in Denver, CO, October 10, 1942. Gary's parents Kenneth and Ruth Kravig precede him in death. Gary is survived by his wife Sherry; 3 daughters; 2 sons; 8 grandchildren; 1 brother and 2 sisters. Gary served his country in the Army, with an honorable discharge. All who knew him will sadly miss Gary. Gary and Sherry are raising their grandson Koby Kravig. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Koby Kravig Trust Fund through Pueblo Bank and Trust in Koby Kravig's name. Service will be held at 1pm on Tuesday, April 27, 2004 at Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Funeral Home Chapel located at 3825 Airport Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80910.
Kreeger, Luis M.
Luis M. Kreeger - Bayfield Blade - August 8, 1913 - Gun Fighting Sheriff is Dead - Trinidad - Luis M. Kreeger, perhaps the best known "gun man" in southern Colorado, died at his home here after a long illness. During Kreeger's forty-three years' residence in Las Animas county he served either as sheriff, under sheriff or deputy. He shot five men seeking to escape arrest, and figured prominently in the capture of dozens of "bad men" in the early days.
Kreider, Ella Mae
Ella Mae Kreider - Pueblo Chieftain - November 04, 1997 - Ella Mae Kreider, 75, lifetime Fowler resident, died Nov. 3, 1997. Survived by husband, Irvin E. Curly" Kreider of the home- and one son, Carl (Sarah) Kreider of Crowley- half-sister, Betty Jo McCloud of Portland, Ore.- and three grandchildren and one great-grandson. Funeral services, 10 a.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church. Burial in the Fowler Cemetery.
Kreider, Irvin E.
Irvin E. "Curly" Kreider - Pueblo Chieftain - July 22, 1998 - No information available.
Charles Kresham – Akron Weekly Pioneer Press – March 4, 1904 – Charles Kresham, proprietor of the Southern Hotel at Pueblo, died February 25th at the age of sixty-eight years. Mr. Kresham formerly conducted a hotel at Alamosa and had been a stage driver on the old Santa Fe Trail, also a pony express rider for the Wells-Fargo Express Company.
Martin Kresovich – Eagle Valley Enterprise – May 4, 1917 – Explosion in Hastings Mine – Note: Martin Kresovich is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, April 27, 1917. Martin Kresovich: Austrian, age 29, married with two surviving children. He was a miner for the Victor-American Fuel Company; cause of death was an explosion due to an open safety lamp. Source: Denver Public Library, "Colorado Mining Fatalities.” See http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/hastings.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.
Tony Kresovich – Eagle Valley Enterprise – May 4, 1917 – Explosion in Hastings Mine – Note: Tony Kresovich is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, April 27, 1917. Tony Kresovich: Austrian, age 23, single. He was a miner for the Victor-American Fuel Company; cause of death was an explosion due to an open safety lamp. Source: Denver Public Library, "Colorado Mining Fatalities.” See http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/hastings.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.
Kretchnmer, Mary A.
Mary A. Kretchnmer - Yampa Leader - October 13, 1911 - Mrs. Mary A. Kretchnmer, for forty years a resident of Colorado, died in her home in Pueblo.
Kretechmer, Charles (Child of)
Child Kretechmer - Colorado Weekly Chieftain - January 17, 1878 - The household of Mr. Charles Kretechmer was made sad yesterday by the death of one of his little children, aged two and a half years. The funeral took place yesterday evening.
Kretschmer, Dorothy D.
Mrs. Dorothy D. Kretschmer - Pueblo Chieftain - October 17, 1997 - Mrs. Dorothy D. Kretschmer, longtime Pueblo resident passed away unexpectedly, Oct. 15, 1997. Member Sacred Heart Cathedral. Preceded in death by husband, Charles C. Kretschmer- and son, Kenneth S. Kretschmer PHD. Survived by her daughter, Nancy (Thomas A.) Habiger, Pueblo- and two grandchildren, James J. Habiger, Littleton, Colo., and Mary Ann (Todd) Boldt, Fort Collins, Colo.-three great-grandchildren, Kyle, Kevin and Kara Boldt, Fort Collins, Colo.- niece, June K. Offdenkamp, Pueblo- and brother, Scott W. Dobbins, Orange, Calif. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, Sacred Heart Cathedral, with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Those who wish may make contributions to Parkview Episcopal Hospital Foundation, 400 W. 16th St., Pueblo, Colo., 81003. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. At Mrs. Kretschmer's request, there will be no viewing.
Kretschmer, Kenneth S.
Dr. Kenneth S. Kretschmer - Pueblo Chieftain - September 14, 1997 - Dr. Kenneth S. Kretschmer, former Pueblo resident, died unexpectedly in Philadelphia, Pa. Born and reared in Pueblo, Dr. Kretschmer was a graduate of Centennial High School class of 1949. He earned his undergraduate degree and master's degree at Stanford University, and his doctorate at Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pa. He had been self-employed for many years as a computer analyst in Philadelphia. Survivors include his mother, Dorothy D. Kretschmer- sister, Nancy K. (Thomas A.) Habiger- and cousin, June K. Offdenkamp, all of Pueblo-nephew, James J. Habiger, Littleton- niece, Mary Ann (Todd) Boldt, Fort Collins- stepsons, Keith and Elliot Thomson, both of New York City- and uncle, Scott W. Dobbins, Orange, Calif. Private memorial Mass was held at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Arrangements by McCarthy Rose Chapel, 329 Goodnight Ave.
Otis Kretzer - Bayfield Blade - July 28, 1910 - Delirious from typhoid fever, Otis Kretzer, an employe of the Pueblo county poor farm, cut his throat with a razor, death resulting.
Kreuger, Julius C.
Julius C. Kreuger - Huerfano World - March 24, 1994 - This Week in La Veta History - 1916: Julius C. Kreuger, brother of Mrs. Spielmann and Mrs. Strange and a pioneer of La Veta, died in California.
Kreusch, Alfred L.
Alfred L. Kreusch - Pueblo Chieftain - April 25, 1987 - Alfred L. Kreusch, 86, late of 517 Belmont, passed away April 24, 1987, at a local hospital. Survived by his wife, Lena, of the family home; sons, Bernard A. (Norma) Kreusch and Alfred R. (Judy) Kreusch, both of Beulah; grandchildren, Kathleen (Daniel) Baker, Tony Kreusch, Kristy Kreusch; and one great-granddaughter, Elitia Baker, all of Beulah. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by one granddaughter in 1976, Kelly Lynn Kreusch, 11; one sister, Viola Gamblin; one brother, Victor Kreusch. Born Aug. 7, 1900, in Dayton, Ohio. Married in Atwood, Kan., in 1928, celebrating 59 years. Member of Shrine of St. Therese. Veteran of U.S. Army, World War I. Retired from Montgomery Wards. The family will greet friends and relatives from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, at which time the body will lie in state. Rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday, April 27, 1987, Shrine of St. Therese. Interment, Beulah Cemetery.
Lena Kreusch - Pueblo Chieftain - August 21, 1987 - Lena Kreusch, 81, passed away Thursday, Aug. 20, 1987. She is survived by her sons, Bernard A. (Norma) Kreusch and Alfred R. (Judy) Kreusch, both of Beulah, Colo.; grandchildren, Kathleen (Dan) Baker of Garden City, Kan., Kristy Kreusch and Tony Kreusch of Beulah; one great-granddaughter, Elitia Baker of Garden City. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred L. Kreusch, April 24, 1987; one granddaughter, Kelly Lynn Kreusch in 1976; four sisters and three brothers. Mrs. Kreusch was born Nov. 27, 1905, in St. Genevieve County, Mo. She and Mr. Kreusch were married in 1928 in Atwood, Kan., and celebrated 59 years of marriage. She retired in 1966 after 22 years of faithful service to Colorado State Hospital. Service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, 1987, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home Chapel. Interment immediately following at Beulah Cemetery. The family may be contacted in Beulah. Respects may be paid after 5 p.m. Friday and through service time Saturday at the funeral home.
Kreutzer, Earl Lawrence
Earl Lawrence Kreutzer - La Veta Signature - July 21, 1983 - Earl Lawrence (Squirley) Kreutzer, of La, Veta, died at his home Tuesday, July 19 from an apparent cardiac arrest. Mr. Kreutzer had been ill for the past ten years. with emphysema and a blood disease. Mr. Kreutzer was born July 3, 1907 on the family ranch near La Veta, located on the Huajatolla. He was reared on the ranch and received his education in area schools. He lived on the ranch at the time of his marriage to Evelyn Atchison in 1928. The couple lived on the ranch until 1956, when they moved to Carver Place. In 1960 they moved to their present home. Mr. Kreutzer had been a rancher and farmer most of his life. He also spent several years with Huerfano County Road and Bridge Department. Mr. Kreutzer was a Presbyterian and had been a member of The Odd Fellows for many years. Earl Kreutzer is survived by his wife, Evelyn, of La Veta, a daughter Marie (Joe) Riggins; six sons; Richard (Shirley) Kreutzer, Ray, Bud (Betty) Kreutzer, Glenn Kreutzer, Wayne (Gloria Jean) Kreutzer, all of La Veta, Russel (Rachael) Kreutzer, Sedalia, CO; three sisters, Virginia Thornton, Pueblo; Sadie Marker, Trinidad; and Margaret (Lee) Crump, Walsenburg. He is also survived by 22 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the La Veta Cemetery. Rev. Wayne Thompson will officiate. The family prefers that contributions be donated to the Emphysema Society. Mr. Kreutzer will lie in state at the Boies-Almont Chapel until 9:30 a.m. Friday. Boies-Almont is in charge of arrangements.
Kreutzer, George V.
George V. Kreutzer - Pueblo Chieftain - December 7, 1987 - George V. Kreutzer. Father of Gary Kreutzer, La Veta, Donna (Tom) Clark, Portland, Ore., and Linda (Frank) Quinn, Fort Smith, W.Va. Brother of Bernice K. Hirsh, Broken Arrow, Okla. Survived also by other relatives. Masonic graveside service, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Kreutzer Ranch, Wahatoya Road.
Kreutzer, Gloria R.
Gloria R. Kreutzer - Pueblo Chieftain - June 28, 2000 - Gloria R. Kreutzer passed away June 23, 2000, in Carmichael, Calif., where she was living with family. Gloria was preceded in death by her soul mate Harold R. Penington, who departed this life 11 years ago to the day, June 23, 1989. Also preceded in death by parents, Earl and Josephine Reeves, of El Paso, Texas, and the father of her children, George V. Kreutzer. She is survived by children, Linda (Frank) Quinn, Frederick, Md., Donna (Thomas) Clark, Carmichael, Calif., and Gary (Sherry) Kreutzer, of Taos, N.M., and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Gloria graduated from Penrose Hospital School for Practical Nurses, Feb. 3, 1963. She retired from Penrose Hospital after 19 years of dedicating her heart and hands to taking care of the ill. The most enjoyable years were spent with Harold and family. She was a member of "Retreads" and the International Polka Club. Gloria was an avid gambler and a weekly lottery player. Gloria will be missed for her compassion and her ability to "just do it." Viewing, 3 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Rosary, 7 p.m. today at Rose Chapel. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, June 29, Holy Family Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Donations can be made in her name to the Arthritis Foundation, 2910 Beacon St., Colorado Springs, Colo., 80907 or the Heart Association, 2216 Chatalet, Pueblo, Colo., 81005.
Mother Kreutzer - Huerfano World - May 3, 2001 - This Week in La Veta History - 1924: Fred, John, Lawrence and George Kreutzer were called to Missouri by the death of their mother.
Paul Kreutzer - Huerfano World - September 21, 1989 - This Week in La Veta History - 1915: Paul, the five-year-old son of Lawrence Kreutzer, was killed in an accident on the ranch. [Editor's Note: Paul Kreutzer died September 1915. Obituary listed World Independent, September 18, 1915, Page 1.]
Kreutzer, Russell L.
Russell Lawrence Kreutzer - Huerfano World - January 28, 1993 - Russell Lawrence Kreutzer of Refugio, TX, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1993, after a six year battle with leukemia. Born near La Veta, July 2, 1931, to Evelyn Atchison Kreutzer and the late Earl Kreutzer, his ancestors were the first settlers of the Territory of Colorado, pioneer merchants of Kansas City, M0, and originally from pre-Revolutionary Virginia. He married Rachael Kelley in 1955. Mr. Kreutzer was a four-year Navy veteran of the Korean War and served aboard the destroyer Twining and the submarine chaser Sausalito. A gunner's mate, he served off the Korean Coast for more than three years. He attended the USS Twining reunions, was a member of Korean War Veterans Associations, a fund raiser for both the Korean War and Navy War memorials in Washington, DC, and a member of the National Rifle Association. Shortly after his marriage he joined Gas Supply Corp. and worked in gas measurement until 1973 when he became foreman and superintendent of Nordan Trust in gas measurement, working there until illness forced his retirement. Survivors include his wife, Rachael, Refugio; his mother, Evelyn, La Veta; two daughters, one son, two grandchildren, five brothers Richard, Ray, Keith, Glenn, and Wayne, and a sister, Marie Riggins, all of La Veta. Funeral service was Jan. 19 in Moore Funeral Horne in Refugio. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery. A memorial marker will also be placed in the family plot in La Veta Cemetery.
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