The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Lancaster, A. D.
A. D. “Sudie” Lancaster - Pueblo Chieftain - January 2, 1987 - A. D. “Sudie” Lancaster was born Sept. 2, 1884, in Argonia, Kan., and died Dec. 31, 1986, in Pueblo. As a child, she moved with her parents to Oklahoma Territory and there met and married Robert Lancaster. To this union three children were born, Ethel E. George of Kinsey, Mont., who survives; Ella Pethel, who preceded her in death in 1983; and Ira Lancaster, who preceded her in death in 1980. Also preceding her were two grandchildren, Molly and Jim George and a great-granddaughter, Leona Carson. She is survived by seven grandchildren, 23 great- grandchildren, 28 great-great-grandchildren and three great-great-great-grandchildren, as well as numerous other relatives and friends. She worked at the Colorado State Hospital for 28 years, retiring in 1981. Service, 2 p.m. Sunday, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home Chapel and graveside services, Tuesday, Jan. 8, in Woodward, Okla. Family may be contacted at the home of granddaughter, Lillian Smalley. 1741 20th Lane South or 544-1085.

Lancaster, Lindon L.
Lindon L. Lancaster - Pueblo Chieftain - October 24, 1999 - Lindon L. Lancaster, 85, of Pueblo, died Oct. 20, 1999. He was born June 28, 1914, in Gotebo, Okla. Former Odd Fellow Lodge member and 25-year-member of Fremont County Library Board. On Nov. 9, 1935, he married Waneeta (Tackett) Lancaster. Mr. Lancaster graduated from Panhandle A&M in Oklahoma and received his Master's degree from Western State University. He taught in Stoning, Kirtland, N.M., Lewis, Colo., and Fowler. Mr. Lancaster loved his involvement with children. He was a Florence elementary supervisor for 20 years; was listed among "Who's-Who" in Colorado in Education and distinguished citizen of the year in Florence in 1985. After retiring he became a real estate agent in Pueblo, moving there in 1994. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. Mr. Lancaster loved his family very much. Preceded in death by parents, James M. Lancaster and Ora K. (Haynes) Lancaster; brothers, Wilson, William and Charles; and sister, Eula Mae. Survived by son, DeWayne Lancaster of Pueblo; granddaughter, Lisa Rene (Stephan) VonKalben of Pueblo; great-grandson, Parker Kasey VonKalben; two sisters, Edith Sturgeon of Kordell, Okla., and Faye Smith of Lamont, Wash.; and one brother, Alfred Lancaster, San Diego, Calif. Visitation, noon to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, 1999, at Florence Mortuary. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, Florence Mortuary, with Rev. Claude Sullivan and Rev. Roybal officiating. Burial, Lakeside Cemetery.

Lancaster, Vera
Vera Lancaster - Pueblo Chieftain - May 02, 2004 - Vera Lancaster, 80, passed away April 30, 2004. Preceded in death by her husband, Lee Lancaster. Survived by her children, Sandra (Tarlan) Bara of Phoenix, Ariz., Jess (Nancy) Lancaster of Pueblo, Colo.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Also survived by her sister, Geraldine Morosan of Pueblo, Colo.; and a brother, Roy Bennett of Raton, N.M. At her request, no services. In lieu of flowers and food, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice.

Lance, Dale
Dale Lance - Pueblo Chieftain - July 03, 1999 - Dale Lance, 69, of Pueblo, passed away July 1, 1999. Survived by his wife of 50 years, Lucille- daughters, Cheryl (Adolfo) Lujan, Daleen (Curtis) Robeson, Marcia Lance- daughter-in-law, Denise Lance- sisters, Gwen (Clyde) Bush, Laverne (Bob) Christianson, Shirley (Pat) Milenski- sisters-in-law, Marlys Lance, Leona (O.B.) Stauffer, Leora (John) Hemphill and Donna (Jarold) Sitton-12 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and other friends also survive. Preceded in death by his son, Randy, on April 2, 1999 -brother, Larry Lance, on March 3, 1999 - granddaughter, Michelle Lujan-parents, J.W. "Buzz" and Margaret Lance- father and mother-in-law, Hugh and Elsie Reid. Dale was a former 20-year resident of Trinidad, working for Keebler where folks knew him as the "Cookie Man." He also managed Pixie Discount. In 1978, they moved to Pueblo where Dale has sold real estate for the last 21 years, working with A Better Realty. Funeral service Tuesday, 10a.m. Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside Tuesday, 2 p.m., Rocky Ford Cemetery, Rocky Ford, Colo. Viewing Sunday and Monday, noon-4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the American Heart Association or the Sangre de Cristo Hospice in his memory.

Lance, George B.
George B. Lance - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - September 27, 1918 - Five Colorado boys missing and two killed in action are on the roll of the casualty lists made public by the war and marine departments, Sept. 20. The missing are Alva D. Evans, Colorado Springs; George B. Lance, Thatcher; Claude L. McCoy, Olney Springs; Richard N. Nickerson, Grand Junction and George E. Taber, Manitou. The killed are Alex P. Christofferson, Pinneo, and Anastacio Trajillo, Walsenburg.

Lance, Randal D.
Randal D. Lance - Pueblo Chieftain - April 05, 1999 - Randal D. Lance, 41, passed away April 2, 1999. Survived by his wife, Denise Lance- son, Randal D. Lance Jr.- daughters, Crystal Neidigh, Brandi Neidigh-mother, Lucille Lance- father, Dale Lance- sisters, Cheryl (Adolfo) Lujan of Aguilar, Daleen (Curtis) Robeson of Blair, Neb., Marcia Lance of Pueblo-mother and father-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hunt of Irwin, Pa.- numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives and many friends. Preceded in death by niece, Michele Lujan- and uncle, Larry Lance. Randal graduated from Trinidad High School. In 1970, he was baptized at First Baptist Church of Trinidad. He loved the mountains, outdoors and the snow. He was employed by Royal Electric. , Wednesday, April 7, at 2 p.m. at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4720 Surfwood. Cremation, Imperial Crematory. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice or the American Cancer Society in his memory. Family and friends will be received at 67 Loch Lomond.

Lancendorfer, H. Madeline
H. Madeline Lancendorfer - Pueblo Chieftain - June 28, 2006 - H. Madeline Lancendorfer, 90, passed away June 26, 2006. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Frank A. Lancendorfer in 1995. Survived by her son, Frank E. Lancendorfer; niece, Joann (Buck) Allen; great-nephews, Tim (Tiffany) Allen, Tyler, Todd, Tanner and Travis; great-niece, Denise (Paul) Hughes; numerous other nephews, nieces, cousins and family in Pueblo. At her request, cremation will take place.

Land, Clara M.
Clara M. Land - Pueblo Chieftain - January 25, 1998 - Clara M. Land, 95, of Manzanola. Services, 2 p.m. Monday, Griffy Family Funeral Home Chapel in Fowler. Family prefers memorials to the Manzanola Quick Response Team. Burial in the Rocky Ford Cemetery.

Landerway, Frank
Frank Landerway - Pueblo Chieftain - September 20, 2003 - Frank Landerway, 88, died Wednesday, September 17, 2003, at the MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland, Mich. Surviving besides his wife Doris are sons, Frank Jr. of Kingston, N.Y., Claude “Buddy” Landerway of Midland; daughters Luella Wright of New Jersey, Elizabeth McMillan and Amy Landerway, both of Kingston, and Shirley Hashien of New Jersey; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter Lynn. A memorial will take place at later date in Colorado. Arrangements for Frank were entrusted to the care of the Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Directors, Midland, Mich.

Landis, Amanda
Mrs. Amanda Landis - Huerfano World - May 21, 1964 - Mrs. Amanda Landis of Walsenburg died early Sunday morning in Littleton at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Bill Robertson, whom she had been visiting for the past six months. Mrs. Landis, who had been in poor health for several months was 84. A native of Huerfano County, Mrs. Landis was born at St. Mary's on December 12, 1879, along the Huerfano River where her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Miller ranched and where her mother had been postmaster of the St. Mary's Post Office. In October, 1898 she was married to George Landis in a double wedding ceremony with her sister, Katy, who was married to Joseph Landis, brother of George Landis. After Mr. Landis gave up working in the coal mines of the area he and his wife went to live on their ranch that they had homesteaded and operated during the summer months while the mines were closed. The couple continued ranching following the 1913 coal miners strike until the health of Mr. Landis forced him to retire. He passed away in 1943. Claude, a son of the couple died while a small child. Mrs. Landis is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Niels P. Nielson, Walsenburg and Mrs. Carl Schlink, Sacramento, Calif.; a sister Mrs. Katy Landis, Longmont; three grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday evening at St. Mary Church, and final services of tribute were held Wednesday morning at the Boies Memorial Chapel. Burial was in the family lot in the old St. Mary Cemetery. Arrangements were in charge of Boies Memorial Chapel. Amanda Landis - St. Mary's Church - May 1964 - Death record from St. Mary's Church, Huerfano County - Amanda Landis, Walsenburg, Colo. died May 17, 1964 buried May 20, 1964. Priest Clifford Norman relative Mrs. Niels Nielson, daughter age 84, Book 4, Page 5, Mortuary Boies Cemetery South.

Landis, Emmet (Baby Boy of)
Baby Boy Landis - World Independent – September 3, 1929 - Baby Landis Buried Here Yesterday - Baby Landis, small son of Mr. and Mrs. Emmet Landis of this city passed away on August 31, and was buried in the Masonic cemetery here yesterday afternoon with funeral arrangements in charge of the Furphy Brothers Undertaking Company.

Landis, George
George Landis - World Independent - April 19, 1943 - Died April 17, 1943, buried April 19, 1943, St. Mary. Cause, paralysis. Relative: Wife Amanda - Priest Papesh - Sacraments Cond. Baptism & Extreme Unc. April 13. Book 3 Page 38.

Landis, Katherine
Katherine Landis - Walsenburg World - February 29, 1924 - Katherine Landis, four years of age, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pedo Landis of Cucharas, died at the home of her parents, on Sunday, February 24th. Funeral services were held on the 25th. Catrina Landis - Walsenburg World Independent - February 29, 1924 - Died February 24, 1924, buried February 26, 1924, St. Mary. Cause of death, pneumonia, age 4. Relative Priest J.B. Liciotti Sacraments Book No. 2, Page 16.

Landis, Rose
Rose Landis - World Independent – February 21, 1955 - Rose Landis Dies at 39 - Rose Marie Castello Landis, 39, wife of Garfield Landis and mother of four died in a Pueblo hospital Sunday. She had been in failing health for almost a year and had been hospitalized for the last three months. Mrs. Landis, daughter of John and Ursula Castello, was born in Walsenburg Nov. 27, 1915. She was married in 1937. Mrs. Landis was a member of St. Mary Church and SNPJ Lodge No. 299. Surviving are her husband; four daughters, Rose Marie, Christine, Katherine and Gladys; three brothers, John Vicic and Jack Vicic of Walsenburg and Rudy Castello of Pueblo; four sisters, Mrs. Mario Mutz and Mrs. Frank Bubnich, both of Pueblo and Mrs. Henry Novak and Mrs. Joe Hren, both of Leadville. Funeral announcement will be made by Burress Memorial Chapel.

Landwehr, Joan
Joan "Jo" Landwehr - Pueblo Chieftain - March 19, 1999 - Rice Funeral Service Claremore, Okla. Joan "Jo" Landwehr. s for Jo Landwehr will be at 1 p.m. today at The Rice Funeral Service, Chapel of the Garden. Father Paul Eichhoff will officiate. Born July 7, 1932, Jo was the daughter of Oren and Zona Jarrett Fletcher. She spent her childhood in Lincoln County, Colo. While still a young lady, she began to work. And with her very excellent abilities in organization and detail, she accomplished much in her career, working with Dana Corporation, Spartan and most recently Burgess-Norton. Jo and Samuel Hans Landwehr married in 1947, in Hugo, Colo. This same area that had been so familiar during her growing up years, would remain home for Jo as a young bride. Living on a farm, she helped her husband with the tasks of rural life as well as being a devoted wife and later a mother. When they moved to Pueblo, she worked at the Army Depot, the Pueblo School District and later the Dana Corporation. This is where she began the very intricate work as a machinist. When Mr. Landwehr died in 1977, Jo decided to move. With a sister in Albuquerque, Jo chose this as her new home. She worked for Spartan through these years. In 1984, Claremore, Okla., would become her new home. This move was made easy, because it allowed Jo to live near some of her children. Jo was a very special mother, always doing special things for her much loved family. When she retired, she chose to use her free time to help them, and just one of the ways she did that was to help with their household chores, like cleaning and ironing. Again, those detail skills came in handy. With her own home meticulously kept, why not also extend this expertise to those closest to her. Her motto was `charity begins at home. And truly it did for Jo. She also loved spending time with her grandchildren -- never able to do enough for them. Those special family members that survive are her three children, Samuel Hans Landwehr Jr. and his wife, Rojean of Claremore, Kathy Jo Lorens and her husband, Chris of Grand Lake, Colo., and Debra Jean Schellhorn and her husband, Jim of Claremore and four grandchildren, Jason Hans Vidmar and his wife, Leslie, of Longmont, Colo., Kirsten Jo Vidmar of Fort Collins, Colo., and James Paul Schellhorn and Aubrey Nicole Schellhorn of Claremore. She was preceded in death by a brother, Glen Fletcher- two sisters, Hazel Darnell and Violet Garrier- her husband- and her parents. Friends may remember Jo by contributing to the Alzheimer's Association National Headquarters, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1000, Chicago, Ill. 60611-9501.

Lane, Anna
Anna Lane - Huerfano World - November 23, 1989 - This Week in La Veta History - 1918: Died, Mike Pene, Jane Roberts Wilkinson, Anna Lane and Andrew Dusnak.

Lane, Arthur
Arthur Lane - Pueblo Chieftain - July 26, 2003 - Arthur Lane, 71, left this world on July 24, 2003, to join his friends and family that went before him. Survived by his wife of 52 years, JoAnne "Jody" Lane; sons, Michael (Nancy) Lane and Matthew (Geri) Lane; grandchildren, Christopher Lane, Richard Arthur Lane and Arianne Lane, all of Pueblo; stepfather-in-law, Bob Radakovich of Pueblo; sister-in-law, Frieda (Al) Spann-Hensley of Arizona; nephew, Rick (Diane) Webb, and their children, Matt and Claire, all of California. Preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Elsie Lane. Arthur was born June 22, 1932, in Trinidad, Colo., and retired from the Pueblo Bank & Trust Co. after 39 years of service. He was a devoted husband and father who found great joy in caring for his grandchildren. A member of Ascension Episcopal Church, BPO Elks, and Silver State Lodge No. 95 AF&AM, Arthur also was an avid golfer who enjoyed being in the company of friends and family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. At the family's request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 28, 2003, at Ascension Episcopal Church, 18th and Grand, with the Rev. Dr. Ephraim Radner officiating. A luncheon will take place immediately following the service at Rosario's. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Dream Weavers through the funeral home. Private family scattering will take place at a later date in the Mountain View Cemetery Scattering Garden. Online condolences www.montgomerysteward.com

Lane, Brent E.
Brent E. Lane - Pueblo Chieftain - July 30, 2001 - Brent E. Lane, born Sept. 14, 1963, passed away July 28, 2001, of an aneurysm. Brent served in the Marine Corps, served as a caregiver of autistic adults, worked with the crab fleet in Alaska and was currently attending school in Tucson, Ariz. He loved fishing, hunting for artifacts and items from the Old West. He is survived by parents, Ed and Sylvia Lane; sisters, Cheryl and Brenda Lane and Lisa (Lloyd) Kittinger; brother, Brian (Jennifer) Lane; nieces, Angela Kittinger, Addie Lane and Megan Stockman; numerous aunts and uncles; and very special friends, Gary and Dina Grogan of Tucson. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Memorial Gardens with honors presented by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. In lieu of flowers and food, please make a donation to the charity of your choice.

Lane, Cora
Cora Lane - Pueblo Chieftain - December 09, 2003 - Cora Lane, 89, went to her heavenly home on Dec. 7, 2003. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dora and Orville Younger; her son, Gale Lane; sisters, Bessie Graves, Esther Awbrey and Marie Cox; and brother, Dewey Younger. Survived by her husband of 71 years, Harold; son, Gerald “Jerry” (Geri) Lane; grandchildren, Ken Lane of Denver, Keith (Vonda) Lane, Rich (Mary) Lane of Pueblo, Gregory (Elizabeth) Lane of Redondo Beach, Calif., Tanya Lane (Steve Mortimer) of Golden, and Scott (Gina) Lane of Pueblo; great-grandchildren, Allan Lane of Arvada; Keaton, Tanner and Corey Lane of Vancouver, Wash.; Victoria, Alexsondria, Halie and Demi Lane, all of Pueblo; sister, Florence Dyke of Colorado Springs; and numerous nieces and nephews. Cora was born in Osceola, Neb., on March 8, 1914. She walked closely with her heavenly Father, and because of her failing health the past few years missed so very much her church services and church family. At the time of her death she was the longest living member of the First Church of the Nazarene. She dearly loved her family, and leaves wonderful memories for them to cherish. Viewing will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. today, and funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003; both to be held at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. In lieu of flowers and food, the family requests memorials be made to the First Church of the Nazarene through the funeral home.

Lane, Daniel
Daniel Lane - Huerfano World - April 16, 1992 - This Week in La Veta History - 1881: The body found in the old dugout by the roundhouse was identified as Daniel Lane, a section hand. He was buried in the east graveyard. Huerfano World - April 14, 1994 - This Week in La Veta History - 1881: The railroad company destroyed the old dug-out near the round house this week after the body of a tramp, identified as Daniel Lane, was found cold and stiff inside.

Lane, Delevene D.
Delevene “Grama Slipper” Lane - Pueblo Chieftain - April 16, 2002 - Age 78, of Pueblo, passed away April 9, 2002. Born Oct. 6, 1924, in Browning, Mont. Preceded in death by her loving husband, John Moran; and sons, Patrick Allen Moran, Frankie Moran, Glenn and Danny Moran. Survived by her children, John Hamilton of Honolulu, Hawaii, Marguerite “Maggie” Tyrrell of Pueblo, James Moran of Boseman, Mont., Alberta Smith of Choteau, Mont., Pete Zanca of Wellpinit, Wash.; 39 grandchildren; 71 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Delevene enjoyed watching the Broncos, crocheting, quilting, search-a-word books, playing Yahtzee and cards. Delevene was loved by all who knew her. She also enjoyed the times she spent with her family. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Lane, Francis H.
Francis H. Lane - Colorado Weekly Chieftain – August 8, 1878 – Died – Lane – In this city, on August 2nd, 1878, Mrs. Francis H. Lane, wife of Josiah H. Lane, and oldest daughter of Charles Foster, formerly of Norwich, Connecticut, aged fifty-three years and eight months.

Lane, Gale Lee
Gale Lee Lane - Pueblo Chieftain - May 18, 1989 - Gale Lee Lane, 52, passed away at home May 16, 1989, following a lengthy illness. Survived by his children, Tannya (Roy) Tinkey, Sioux City, Iowa, Scott Gale Lane; grandson, Allan Lee Lane; parents, Harold and Cora Lane; brother Gerald (Geri) Lane, all of Pueblo. Also survived by nephews, Keith, Ken, Greg, and Rich (Mary) Lane; and aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Lifelong Pueblo resident. He was a 1955 graduate of Centennial High School. Employed by CF&I Steel, retiring after 31 years, in February 1988. Member of Steel Workers Union, No. 2101, and Quality Circle. He was an avid sportsman. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice. The body will lie in state 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Service, 10 a.m. Friday, May 19, 1989, First Church of t he Nazarene with the Rev. Ronald Crosley officiating. Interment Mountain View Cemetery. The family may be contacted at 1113 Mass.

Lane, Gary L.
Gary L. Lane - Pueblo Chieftain - April 13, 2006 - Gary L. Lane, 46, passed away April 10, 2006. Survived by his mother, Dorothy Lane of Pueblo; children, Nicholas Lane, Greg Lane, Kaylee Lane and P.J. Lane; siblings, Michael Lane of Pueblo, Charles Lane of Pueblo, Jim (Wendi) Lane of Northglenn, Colo., Daniel (Danna) Lane of Pueblo and Leah Ann (Cameron) Davenport of Pueblo; grandson, Quintin Lane; and numerous other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his father, James Lane. Gary was born Jan. 12, 1960, in Pueblo. He was a talented carpenter, loved to fish and enjoyed spending time with his family. Member of Eagles Aerie No. 145. Visitation, 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Montgomery & Steward Chapel. The family will be present from 4 to 6 p.m. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, April 14, 2006, Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with Deacon Ed Riccillo officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Father John Powers Basketball Fund through the funeral home.

Lane, George William
George William Lane - Pueblo Chieftain - December 18, 2002 - George William Lane, 76, peacefully departed this life on Dec. 15, 2002. He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Mary Ann Lane; and brother, Frank Lane Jr. He is survived by his loving wife of 34 wonderful years, Ann Lane; his only daughter Patricia Lane; and granddaughter, Marissa Lane, who was the light of his life. He is also survived by numerous relatives of the Spinuzzi family. He was employed by the city of Pueblo for 38 years and also a veteran of World War II. George was an avid fisherman and loved the outdoors and his beloved dogs. Viewing, Wednesday, 1 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, Thursday, 2 p.m., Holy Family Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Lane, Gordon E.
Gordon E. Lane - Pueblo Chieftain - December 25, 1999 - Gordon E. Lane of Pueblo, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 21, 1999, in Pueblo. Preceded in death by his mother and father, Robert and Elizabeth Lane. He was born on June 14, 1937, in Pueblo, Colo. He was a graduate of Central High School. Survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Barbara A. (Morrell) Lane; four daughters, Vickey Rhodes (Dale) of South Carolina, Paula White (Rick) of Pueblo West, Cindy Vogel (Blaine) of Kansas, Sara Bustillos (Eddie) of Pueblo; seven grandsons, Justin and Joshuah Clouston, Kevin, Keith and Weston Vogel, Curtis and Matthew Rhodes; sister, Mary Koch (Lane). Gordon served in the U.S. Army for two years. He retired from U S West in March of 1986 after 33 years of service. Gordon was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 8898. He was also a lifetime member of Communication Workers of America. Gordon enjoyed his children and grandchildren, family and friends and especially his farm. Visitation Sunday, noon-5 p.m., and Monday, 8-11 a.m. Funeral service Monday, 2:00 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with full military honors by Fort Carson.

Lane, James R.
James R. Lane - Pueblo Chieftain - October 14, 2001 - James R. Lane, 75, passed away Oct. 12, 2001, at his residence. Survived by his wife, Dorothy A. Lane, of the family home; children, Michael (Julia Alfaro) Lane, Pueblo West; Charles Lane, Salt Lake City, Utah, James R. (Wendy) Lane, Northglenn, Colo.; Gary Lane, Madison, Wis., Leah Ann (Cameron) Davenport, Pueblo West, Daniel (Danna) Lane, Pueblo; brothers, Bill (Pauline) Lane, Redwood City, Calif., Charles “Chuck” (Patricia) Lane, Deritter, La., John (Marge) Lane, Pueblo; brother-in-law, Toney Cipriani, Pueblo; sister-in-law, Mary Margaret Lane, Pueblo; 13 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, William and Beatrice (nee Gust) Lane; sister, Margaret Ann Cipriani; and brother, Robert Lane. Born May 16, 1926, in Pueblo and was a lifetime Pueblo resident. Member of the Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and was a former Grand Knight, Optimist Club of Pueblo and was a junior Optimist volunteer. Jim also served on the Pueblo Diversified Industries Board. He retired from the Public Service Company after 42 years of service. He will lie in state at the funeral home from noon until 5 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2001, at St. Patrick Church, 226 Michigan, with the Reverend Father Edward Pettit as celebrant. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who desire may make memorials to the Father John Powers Basketball fund or the PDI Industries, through the funeral home.

Lane, Jennifer
Jennifer Lane - Pueblo Chieftain - November 17, 2006 - Bond set in death near Trinidad - Bond has been set for Destry York, 39, who is charged with second-degree murder in the August shooting death of Jennifer Lane. Chief Deputy District Attorney Paul Wiese asked that York's bond be set at $225,000 with $200,000 of that amount for the murder charge, plus $25,000 additional bond because York is charged with two felony offenses in Washington. York is wanted as a fugitive in Washington on charges of burglary and domestic violence, as well as other misdemeanor charges. Wiese is prosecuting the case because District Attorney Lee Hawke is ill. Defense attorney Lee Downs called the bond "oppressive and unnecessary," telling District Judge Claude Appel that the defendant left Washington to be near his parents, who live in the Ludlow area. "Oppressive or not, I'm setting the bond at $200,000," Appel said, agreeing to the additional $25,000 as well. The preliminary hearing for York has been reset to Dec. 22 to give the defense time to review a 50-page sheriff's department report and audio and video statements given by Lane's 3-year-old daughter, a witness to the shooting. Both the report and the recordings were handed over to the defense less than 24 hours before attorneys were due in court. "It's obviously not fair to get a 50-page report the night before," Appel said. Charges against York were filed Aug. 28. York's father, Dennis Talley, called the sheriff's department when his son arrived at his home covered in blood, with Lane's body in his vehicle. Lane, 24, died Aug. 21 of a gunshot wound to the head, which York at first told authorities was self-inflicted. He later said he shot the woman accidentally while trying to reload the gun for her. York remains in custody at the Las Animas County Detention Center, where he has been since his arrest Aug. 28.

Lane, Joe
Joe Lane - Rocky Mountain News – February 27, 1911 – Joe Lane applied for room at Workingmen's Home, at Pueblo, dropped dead in lobby, about 45 yrs, penniless.

Lane, Lemuel
Lemuel Lane - Colorado Weekly Chieftain - November 9, 1871 - Died - Lane - At the S.O.M. & Ex. Co's building in Pueblo, on the 5th inst. Lemuel Lane, of Paola, Kansas, aged about 45 years.

Lane, Rebecca Ann
Rebecca Ann Lane – Albuquerque Journal – July 31, 1999 - Rebecca Ann Lane, 63, and born September 23, 1935 in Trinidad, CO, entered into the loving arms of our Lord, Jesus Christ, on July 28, 1999 after battling a four week illness at UNM Hospital. She was a resident of Albuquerque for 26 years. She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Robert E. Lane; two daughters, Vicki L. McClelland and husband, John L. of Phoenix, AZ and Traci L. Sanchez and husband, Kraig A. of Albuquerque; and son, Alan D. Hixon of Albuquerque. She is also survived by three beautiful grandchildren, Erica K. McClelland, Noah A. and Jenna Mari Sanchez, who will miss her greatly. She was preceded in death by her parents, Garner D. and Mabel L. Rucker. Becky will be remembered for her huge, unselfish heart and her great love for animals. She prided herself in being a loving wife, mother and grandmother (Nana). Services will be at 10:30 a.m. this morning at Chapel of Sandia Funeral Care, followed by inurnment at Fairview Cemetery. The family would like to thank all of the doctors, nurses and social worker at UNM Hospital for their loving, tender care of Becky during her stay at the hospital. Sandia Funeral Care, 7601 Wyoming Blvd. NE.

Laner, Albino J.
Albino J. Laner - Pueblo Chieftain - March 13, 1980 - Albino J. Laner, husband of Mrs. Mae Laner, Walsenburg. Father of John Laner, San Ramon, Calif., Richard E. Laner, Trinidad, Alfred Laner, Leadville, Gerald Laner, Seattle, Wash., Ernest and Mrs. Eileen Melonas, both of Pueblo, and Mrs. Shirley Resendez, Denver. Brother of Charles Laner, South Gate, Calif., and Mrs. Albina Pasquin, Aguilar. Survived also by 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Services, St. Mary Church; wake service 7 p.m. Friday and Mass of Christian burial 10 a.m. Saturday. UMWA graveside service, North St. Mary Cemetery.Huerfano World - March 11, 1982 - In loving memory of Albino Laner who died two years ago, March 11. (verse) Sadly missed by wife and family.

Laner, Mae M.
Mae M. Laner - Huerfano World - October 22, 1998 - Mae M. Laner, 90, passed away October 14, 1998. Survived by children John (Ferris) Surprise, AZ; Alfred Laner, Walsenburg, CO; Gerald (Britta) Manhattan Beach, CA; Ernest (Maria) Pueblo, CO; Eileen (George) Melonas, Shirley Resendez, Pueblo, CO; daughter-in-law, Angelina Laner, Trinidad; sister, Dorothy Bacino, Pueblo, CO; brother, Charles (Alice) Zancanelli, Los Lunas, NM; brother-in-law, Charles Laner, South Gate, CA; 20 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband, Albino J. Laner in 1980; son, Richard E. Laner in 1983; brothers, John, Paul, James, Leon, Louie, and Ernest Zancanelli; sister, Annie Bergamo. Mrs. Laner was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, VFW Auxiliary, Eagles Auxiliary and the Tabernacle Society of Walsenburg. Viewing was Friday, October 16, 1998 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Boies Ortega Funeral Home in Walsenburg, Colorado. Funeral mass was Saturday, October 17, 1998, 10 a.m. at St. Mary Church in Walsenburg. Interment, North St. Mary Cemetery in Walsenburg, with Rev. Ben Bacino (nephew) officiating both services.

Laney, Ann
Ann Laney - Huerfano World - October 19, 2000 - Ann Laney, 76, of Walsenburg, passed away October 12, 2000, in Albuquerque, N.M. Born September 29, 1924 in Cabron, UT, she was reared and attended schools in Walsenburg. In 1950, she married Walton E. Laney. She worked for and retired from Huerfano County Social Services Department. Her dedication to helping others led her to volunteer in many ways and through that, she touched many lives. She is preceded in death by her loving husband; sisters, Mary Bechaver and husband Joe; Helen Bechaver and husband Steve and her granddaughter, Maria Laney. Ann is survived by two sons, Robert G. Laney and wife, Kathy of Albuquerque; Jack P. Laney and wife, Michele, golden; her sister, Caroline Brown and husband, James, Pueblo; five grandchildren, Ann Smith and husband Robert, Albuquerque, Robert Peltzer and wife Kim, Boston, MA., Tina Laney, Albuquerque, Nichole and Christopher Laney, golden; three great-grandchildren, Alicia and Brianna Smith and Caleb Peltzer; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Contributions may be made in Ann's name to the St. Mary Senior Outreach program, Attn: Sister Carol Tlach, 715 Kansas Avenue, Walsenburg, 81089 or to Sandia Hospice, 4725 Indian School Road, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Internment will follow at Masonic Cemetery.

Laney, Maria
Maria Laney - Huerfano World - December 5, 1991 - Maria Laney, 27, died Nov. 26, 1991, in Albuquerque, NM. Born Oct. 5, 1964, in Okinawa, she is survived by her parents, Robert Laney, Albuquerque; her mother, Tina U. Laney, Albuquerque; two sisters Ann T. Smith and Tina F. Laney, Albuquerque; her grandmothers, Ann Laney, Walsenburg and Anna Kemp, Albuquerque; numerous aunts, uncles and nieces. A memorial service was held Friday, Nov. 29 from the First United Methodist Church in Albuquerque. Cremation, Sunset Memorial Park.

Laney, Wallace M.
Wallace M. Laney - Huerfano World - November 1, 2001 - Wallace McKee Laney, 78, of Grand Junction, formerly of Walsenburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001. Mr. Laney was born on July 7, 1923, in Walsenburg to Oliver J. and Sadie Bell McKee Laney. Mr. Laney is survived by his sister, Virginia Drennen, Denver; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Hazel Wingo; and brothers, Walton E. Laney and Roy J. Laney. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Saturday with John Stroh officiating. Interment, Huerfano Masonic Cemetery, Walsenburg.

Lang, Jonathan
Jonathan "JJ" Lang – Pueblo Chieftain - October 17, 1997 - Jonathan "JJ" Lang went to be with our Lord on Oct. 10, 1997, in Pueblo. JJ was born March 22, 1995, in Denver to Michael and Sheila Stockton Lang. He was preceded in death by one brother, Michael. His survivors include his parents- brothers, Allan, Matthew, Joseph and Robert- sister, Anna- grandparents, Sandra Muhs and SJ Stockton- great-grandmother, Hazel Tuell- and aunts, Ellen, Jama, Laura, Heather and Paula- and uncle, Scott- as well as special friends, Betty, Naomi and Eddie. Little JJ was a beloved son, brother, grandson, great-grandson and nephew and will be missed by all. Private services will be held.

Lang, Lenore
Lenore Lang - Pueblo Chieftain - December 27, 2005 - Lenore Lang, 96, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 21, 2005, in Long Beach, Calif. Born March 20, 1909, in Kiowa, Kan. Preceded in death by her husband, Albert Lang. Lenore was a longtime Pueblo resident, retiring from the Colorado State Hospital. Graveside service, 1 p.m. Thursday, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Langdon, Alice A.
Alice A. Langdon - Pueblo Chieftain - October 05, 1997 - Alice A. Langdon, 62, passed away Oct. 3, 1997. Survived by her husband, Merlin D. Langdon, of the family home- sons, David Lee Langdon of Pueblo, and John Michael Langdon of Los Angeles, Calif.-mother, Viva Julie Garner of Pueblo- brother, Fred (Marion) Garner of Pueblo West- granddaughter, Mary Alison Langdon of Pueblo- daughter-in-law, Sarah Lee of Pueblo- and sister-in-law, Myrna Garner of Pueblo West. Preceded in death by her father, Samuel Lee Garner- and brother, Jack Garner in May 1995. Born on Feb. 23, 1935, in Pueblo. Member of Park Hill Christian Church. Alice was dedicated to her church and her job at Paperwork Inc. She enjoyed singing in the church choir and working with youth. At her request there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, 1997, at Park Hill Christian Church, 1401 E. Seventh, with the Rev. Charlene Nimmo officiating. Private interment will be held at Mountain View Cemetery. Those who desire may make memorials to Park Hill Christian Church.

Langdon, Anthony J.
Anthony J. Langdon - The Pueblo Chieftain - October 9, 1915 - Illness Fatal To Anthony J. Langdon - Prominent Real Estate Man, Long a Resident of Pueblo, Succumbs – Funeral Will Be Held This Afternoon. After a lingering illness which has confined him to his bed for three months, Anthony J. Langdon, one of Pueblo's most prominent real estate men, passed away yesterday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Morris Crum, 426 west Ninth Street. Mr. Langdon was 62 years old last September 8. The funeral will be held this morning at 9:30 o'clock from the Sacred Heart Catholic church, and in keeping with a desire of the deceased, the mourners are requested to bring no flowers. Father T. J. Wolohan will officiate. The deceased has been a member of the Sacred Heart church for many years, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Mr. Langdon is survived by his wife, Margaret Herron Langdon, his daughter, Mrs. Crum, two brothers, J. J. [John J.] Langdon of Pueblo, president of the Pueblo Abstract company and T. W. Langdon of Omaha, Neb., and two sisters, Mrs. John Davis and Miss Nellie Langdon of Omaha. The deceased was born in Springfield, Ill., September 8, 1847, and as a boy of 12 years, in 1859 removed with his parents, brothers and sisters to Sarpy County, Neb. Those were in the days before railroads crossed the western plains, and the trip was made overland in a prairie schooner. The Langdon family settled on a farm and the children grew up there, the sons engaging in farming and cattle raising. A. J. Langdon married Margaret Herron of Omaha in 1878, the wedding being celebrated at the Catholic cathedral in that city. In 1891, A. J. Langdon retired from the cattle business in Sharpy [sic] county and followed to Pueblo his brother John J., who came here in 1884. Here the deceased engaged in the real estate business and invested quite heavily in Pueblo realty. He was a shrewd, conservative dealer, and his advice as to real estate values and prospects was considered sound and reliable. Decline Is Gradual - Early in June of this year Mr. Langdon became ill and was confined to his bed with a complication of disease. From that time he gradually declined in health and for several days prior to his death it was realized that the end was near. The deceased is an uncle of Deputy District Attorney Laurence Langdon and deputy clerk of the District Court Genevieve Langdon.” [Parents of Anthony J. Langdon were Patrick and Catherine (nee Thomas) Langdon.]

Langdon, Margaret E.
Margaret E. Langdon - The Pueblo Chieftain - February 11, 1918 - Margaret E. Langdon, age 66 years, 426 west Ninth Street, February 9, 1918. - Margaret E. Langdon, widow of the late Anthony J. Langdon, died at the residence, 426 west Ninth Street [sic], Saturday morning. Mrs. Langdon was born in Madison, Wis., July 1, 1851, moved to Omaha and was married to Mr. Langdon in 1875 [sic-should be 1878], and came to Pueblo in 1893 [sic]. She leaves to mourn her loss four sisters, Mrs. J. J. Langdon of this city who is at present visiting her son at Camp Kearney, Cal., Mrs. Anna Wilson, Pappellion of Nebraska [sic], Mrs. Joseph Jamesofsky [sic], Wallace, Neb., and Sister M. Gabriel of the order of St. Dominick of Omaha, and one daughter, Mrs. Morris S. Crum of this city. The funeral will take place this morning at 8:30 from the residence, 426 west Ninth Street, and from Sacred Heart church at 9 o'clock. Friends are invited to attend the services at the church but those at the grave will be private. Interment will be in the family plot in Roselawn under the direction of the McCarthy Undertaking Company.”

Langdon, Sandra Sue
Sandra Sue Langdon - Pueblo Chieftain - December 10, 2004 - Sandra Sue Langdon, 48, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 9, 2004, in Pueblo, Colo. Born March 31, 1956, in Pueblo, Colo., to Bobby and Anna May Langdon. Preceded in death by her father, Bob Langdon; and brother-in-law, Stan Bieker. Survived by her loving family; mother, Anna May Langdon; siblings, Mary Langdon, Ken (Louella) Langdon, Debbie (Dave) Storer, Nancy Langdon; nieces and nephews, Arlene Langdon, Jeanette (Brian) Hastings, Andrew (Jen) Langdon, Crystal (Anthony) Fernandez, Jeff and Greg Bieker, Christina Hopewell, Austin Warren; great-niece and nephew, Nicholas and Jessica Hastings; and a host of numerous loving friends. Sandra was employed by Parkview Hospital for 28 years. Visitation, noon to 4 p.m. Friday, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to Parkview Employee Crisis Fund in her memory through the funeral home office. A special thanks to Dr. Kenneth Danylchuk, Dr. Greg Berens, and all the medical staff at Parkview Hospital.

Langdon, William F.
William F. Langdon - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - December 17, 1915 - Officer Slain in Smelter Yard - Pueblo - William Langdon, Santa Fe railroad detective officer, 58 years old, was shot and killed by one of a quartette [sic] of men whom he was searching near the yards if the Pueblo Zinc Smelter Company. Three shots were fired by the slayer, two entering Langdon's arm and the third his temple. Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - December 17, 1915 - Charged with the murder of William F. Langdon, widely known detective for the Santa Fe railroad in Pueblo, Charles Lewis and Frank Williams are under arrest at Pueblo. Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - February 25, 1917 - Found Guilty of Killing Detective - Pueblo - Joe Kitterman was convicted of second-degree murder, and his companion, Lige Higgins, was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter for the death of William S. Langdon, railroad detective. Pueblo Indicator - January 1, 1916 - Called Home by Death - Mrs. W. F. Langdon Hurries Back to California to Bury a Daughter - Mrs. W. F. Langdon, widow of Detective Langdon of the Santa Fe Railroad who was shot and killed by footpads a short time ago, received word Monday by telegraph from Los Angeles of the death of her daughter, Mrs. Carrie McGee, and left for her home the following day, accompanied by another daughter whom she was visiting, Mrs. Arthur Patterson of Abbey. The telegram was sent by Mrs. L. W. Smith, of San Diego, another daughter, who had gone to the bedside of her sick sister. Called by the death of her husband to Pueblo, and then answering a similar call from Los Angeles, is a very sorrowful circumstance experienced by few, and she has the sympathy of a large circle of friends.

Lange, Ruth A.
Ruth A. Lange - Pueblo Chieftain - March 12, 1986 - Ruth A. Lange, 84, Westcliffe, died March 8, 1986. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Thursday, Methodist Church, Westcliffe, with the Rev. Jeff Babbs officiating. Inurnment, Lakeside Cemetery, Canon City. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute to the Methodist Church Memorial Fund or the Custer County Library Fund.

Lange, Wyatt James
Wyatt James Lange - Pueblo Chieftain - April 07, 1999 - Wyatt James Lange, infant son of Melody Lange, went to be with the Lord on April 3, 1999. He was born in Pueblo on Dec. 21, 1998. He is survived by his mother- a brother, Travis Colt- a sister, Melissa Marie, all of Pueblo-grandparents, Clarence Lange of Pueblo and Susan Lange Borges of Penrose-aunts, Jenniffer Lange of Pueblo and Tracy Lange of Clearfield, Utah- and an uncle, Brandon Lange of Penrose. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. today. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, April 8at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at the Catholic Cemetery in Silver Cliff. Memorial donations may be made to the Wyatt Lange Memorial Fund through the Rocky Mountain Bank and Trust in Florence. Services are under the direction of Charles Anthony Funeral Home, Florence.

Langley, Albert Theodore
Albert Theodore Langley - Pueblo Chieftain - June 22, 1967 - Albert Theodore (Runt) Langley. Services T. G. McCarthy Funeral Home Chapel, 10 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Herbert W. Clark officiating. Interment Mountain View with graveside services by military personnel from Ft. Carson, Colo.

Langley, Benjamin Russell
Benjamin Russell Langley - Pueblo Chieftain - May 21, 2002 - Benjamin Russell Langley, 18, of Pueblo, passed away May 18, 2002. Born Aug. 11, 1983, in Pueblo. Preceded in death by his dad, Sterling Langley. Survived by his mother, Sue (Ken) Timmerman, Florence; special friend, Aaron Armendariz; brothers, Joshua R. Langley and Levi J. Scott, both of Pueblo; sister, Brittney S. Agnes, Florence; and nieces, Mariah, Alyssa and Breeanna. Also survived by grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous friends. Benjamin's passions were skate and snowboarding. He also enjoyed spending time down at the river and spending quality time with his family and friends. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Romero Chapel. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday at Romero Chapel, Chaplain Jim Slak officiating. Cremation to follow. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall.

Langley, Earl C. Jr.
Earl C. Langley Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - September 17, 1999 - Earl C. Langley Jr., 71, passed away Sept. 16, 1999, in Pueblo West. Survived by his sisters, Dorothy Good of Denver, Alice Herritz of Pueblo, and Betty King of Fort Collins; three aunts; numerous nieces and nephews and close friend, Larry Higinbotham. Born on Feb. 10, 1928, in Pueblo, and was a lifetime resident until two years ago when he moved to Fort Collins. Earl retired from the Pueblo Army Depot in the finance\accounting department after many years of service. He was the past president of the Pueblo Symphony and a member of First United Methodist Church and Silver State Lodge No. 95, AF&AM. He will lie in state at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Rev. Gene Hagerman officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Those who desire may make memorials to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund or Pueblo County Heart Fund through the funeral home.

Langley, Ethel B.
Ethel B. Langley - Pueblo Chieftain - July 17, 1987 - Mrs. Ethel B. Langley passed away July 15, 1987. Survived by her four daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Good, Denver, Mrs. Frances E. McGee, Swanton, Ohio, Mrs. Alice L. Herritz and Mrs. Betty R. King, both of Pueblo; and son, Earl C. Langley Jr. of Pueblo. She is survived also by three sisters, Gertrude Colvin, Leta Eiben and Fern Wells, all of Pueblo; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Earl C. Langley, in 1957, and grandson, Michael McGee. Born July 7, 1898, in Hiawatha, Kan., and had been a longtime Pueblo resident. Mrs. Langley was a member of the First Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday in the Rouch Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor John Abbott officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Those who wish may contribute to the First Seventh-day Adventist Church or Pueblo Manor Nursing Home through the funeral home office. Friends may contact the family at 3040 Skyview.

Langley, Opal Doris
Opal Doris Langley – Pueblo Chieftain – September 03, 2006 - Opal Doris Langley, 86, passed away Sept. 1, 2006. Survived by her husband of 67 years, one month and 20 days, George Langley; daughter, Georgia "Sally" (William) Kenney of Pueblo; brother, Kenneth (Marilyn) Ruff of Pueblo; granddaughter, Sandra (Mike) Ambrozaitis; numerous nieces and nephews; including nephew, Douglas (Charlene) Langley of California; nieces, Ila (Randy) Shipley of Washington and Mary Louise (Tom) Hildebrandt of Wisconsin; and special friends, Don and Betty English, Jane Sawvell and Gene and Peachy Wilcoxson. Opal was born to George H. and Mary Alice Ruff Jan. 9, 1920, in Bartlesville, Okla. She and her family traveled from Kansas to Pueblo in a covered wagon. Opal and George were married July 11, 1939, in Raton, N.M. They owned and operated Kenny's Café on Ninth Street for 27 years. Opal was always available to help neighbors and friends. She enjoyed baking cookies and taking them to nursing homes. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. Those who desire may make memorials to American Cancer Society through the funeral home.

Langley, Sterling
Sterling Langley - Pueblo Chieftain - March 25, 1999 - Sterling Langley. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, March 26, 1999, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family may be contacted at 2602 West St.

Langley-McGee, Frances Ethel
Frances Ethel Langley-McGee – Pueblo Chieftain - December 14, 1989 – Frances Ethel Langley-McGee passed away unexpectedly Dec. 12, 1989. Survived by her husband, Donald McGee of the family home in Swanton, Ohio, five children; brother Earl Langley; sisters, Alice Herritz and Betty King all of Pueblo. Proceeded in death by her parents, Ethel and Earl Langley, Sr. and one son. Service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Malone Funeral Directors Chapel, Swanton, Ohio.

Langoni, Pete
Pete Langoni - Pueblo Chieftain - February 04, 1986 - Pete Langoni, 71, of Trinidad, passed away Jan. 31, 1986. Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Wednesday, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, with Father Joseph Fisher officiating. Interment, Trinidad Catholic Cemetery.

Langosh, James R.
James R. Langosh - Pueblo Chieftain - April 19, 2001 - James R. Langosh, 70, departed this life April 13, 2001. Born March 29, 1931, in Gardner. He was a retired construction worker. Survived by very close friends, Stephanie Garcia and Tom Garcia. Preceded in death by his parents, Simon and Dorothy (Snedden) Langosh. Cremation has taken place. Private memorial service was held.

Langosh, Simon
Simon Langosh - Pueblo Chieftain - August 13, 1977 - 'Rockies' Composer dies in Pueblo nursing home - Simon Langosh, 82, the Gardner-area merchant and sawmill operator who composed the well known "Springtime in the Rockies" half-century ago, died Thursday in a Pueblo nursing home where he had been a patient for about six weeks. Langosh was born in St. Cloud, Minn., and moved to the Gardner region with his parents in the early 1920s to take up a homestead. He operated a sawmill at Sharpsdale, above Red Wing as well as the Langosh Mercantile Store, and was justice of peace in Gardner for many years. Later he was employed by the Missouri pacific Railway. He retired in 1960 and moved to Florida. He married Dorothy Snedden in 1927, and it was about that time that he composed his most famous son, along with other poems and musical selections. Langosh also was a veteran of World War I and a member of Moose Lodge. The funeral for Langosh will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Furphy-Lawson Chapel in Walsenburg. Burial will follow at the family plot in South St. Mary Cemetery, where his parents and other family members are buried.

Langowski, Charles E. Sr.
Charles E. Langowski Sr. - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - January 30, 1991 - Charles E. Langowski Sr., 90, a former resident of Colonial Columns Nursing Home in Colorado Springs, died Sunday in a Walsenburg nursing home. Comi Funeral Home in Trinidad is handling arrangements. Mr. Langowski was born Nov. 1, 1900, in Sopris. He was married in 1923 to Edith Skufca, who died in April 1971. Mr. Langowski is survived by three sons, Theodore of Colorado Springs and Henry and Robert of Pueblo; a daughter, Barbara Ruscetti of Trinidad; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. He had a son, Charles Jr., who died in 1979.

Langowski, Henry David
Henry David "Hank" Langowski - Pueblo Chieftain - December 01, 1999 - Henry David "Hank" Langowski, born April 2, 1928, in Sopris, Colo., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 27, 1999. He is survived by Blanche, his wife of 49 years, and four daughters, Jennie (Angelo) Montez, Beth Dosen, Cynthia (Peter) Illick and Johnna (Tim) Morgan. Also survived by five grandchildren, Susanne and Samantha Dosen, Henry Daniel Montez, Cassandra and Nicholas Morgan; a sister, Barbara Ruscetti; and brothers, Robert and Ted Langowski. Mr. Langowski also had numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Edith Langowski and a brother, Charles Langowski Jr. Henry will be remembered as a loving, doting and generous husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman and hunter. A proud Colorado native, Hank was a coal miner throughout his life as well as a master carpenter who loved to build. Recently he received his contractor's license. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 4, 1999, 10 a.m., at the First Church of the Nazarene, 84 Stanford, off Northern Avenue. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Family will receive friends at the church following the service. Huerfano World - December 2, 1999 - Henry "Hank" David Langowski, former resident, was born April 2, 1928 in Sopris, Colorado went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 27, 1999. He died at his home in Pueblo. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Blanche and four daughters, Jennie (Angelo) Montez, Beth Dosen, Cynthia (Peter) Illick, Johnna (Tim) Morgan. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Susanne and Samantha Dosen, Henry "Hank" Daniel Montez, Cassandra and Nicholas Morgan, his sister, Barbara Ruscetti; his brothers, Robert and Ted Langowski. He also had numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Edith Langowski, and his brother, Charles Langowski Jr. A proud Colorado native, he was a coal miner and master carpenter who loved to build and recently received his contractor's license. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Dec. 4 at the First Church of the Nazarene, 84 Stanford, off Northern Avenue, Pueblo. Cremation, Almont Crematory. The family will receive friends at the church immediately following the service.

Lanisek, Louis
Louis Lanisek - Yuma Pioneer - February 4, 1910 - Primero Coal Mine Disaster - Horrible Gas Explosion in Colorado Fuel & Iron Company's Mine - May Be Over 100 Dead - Rescue Workers Find Twenty-Four Dead Bodies and One Man Alive - Primero, Colo., Feb. 1 (Tuesday) - Over 100 men are believed killed by a terrific explosion in the Primero mine of the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company at 4:30 yesterday afternoon. Note: Louis Lanisek is listed among the dead of the Primero Mine disaster of January 31, 1910 through the Denver Public Library's collection entitled "Colorado Mining Fatalities." It lists Louis Lanisek as an Austrian, age 23, and single. He was working as a driver for Colorado Fuel & Iron, and the cause of death was listed as an explosion of gas and dust. For complete coverage of this disaster go to: http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/primero.html

LaNoue, Bernard Raymond Sr.
Bernard Raymond LaNoue Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - November 17, 1986 - Bernard Raymond LaNoue Sr., of the family home, 612 Michigan, passed away Nov. 15, 1986. Husband of Lucille R. LaNoue and father of Yvonne (Richard) Squire, Westcliffe, Yvette (Joe) Potthoff Jr., Silvercliffe, Rene (Rocky) Kisslan, Roxanne (Hurt) Daniels, Rita (Keith) Brassill, all of Pueblo, Keith (Dvonne) LaNoue, Colorado Springs, and Bernard Raymond LaNoue Jr., Pueblo. Survived also by 10 grandchildren: Robin, Ileen and Karalee Squire; Shanda and Barrett Potthoff; Andy and Adrian Kisslan; Kendra and Greg Daniels and Audrey Brassill. In addition, he is survived by four brothers and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Napolean and Alice LaNoue, and a brother. Member of St. Patrick parish, PDCA and the Sertoma Club. A veteran of service with the U.S. Army during World War II, Mr. LaNoue owned and operated Bernie's Color Center for many years, retiring in 1979. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial, 1 p.m. Tuesday, St, Patrick Church. The family respectfully requests the omission of flowers. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 102 W. Orman, Pueblo, Colo., 81004. The family may be contacted at 612 Michigan.

Lansing, John J.
John J. Lansing - Yampa Leader - January 21, 1916 - John J. Lansing dies. The father of J. B. Lansing of Yampa died at Pueblo Sunday from an attack of the gripp [sic]. He was a pioneer of the state and located at Pueblo in 1869. [The above was also listed in the January 28, 1916 edition]

Lansing, John William
John William Lansing - Pueblo Chieftain - June 16, 1998 - John William Lansing, died June 13, 1998, at the age of 85. Survived by his wife of 50 years, Lorene Lansing. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Lansing, Lorene Agnes
Lorene Agnes “Mickey” Lansing - Pueblo Chieftain - December 19, 2001 - Lorene Agnes “Mickey” Lansing, 90, passed away Dec. 17, 2001, after a lengthy illness. Predeceased by her husband, John W. Lansing. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Roselawn Cemetery.

Lantz, Shawn R.
Shawn R. Lantz - Pueblo Chieftain - June 21, 1998 - Shawn R. Lantz passed away June 19, 1998, in Pueblo. Services will be held at a later date in White Pigeon, Mich.

Lany, Mary Beth
Mary Beth Lany - Pueblo Chieftain - June 14, 2002- Mary Beth Lany, 38, departed this life June 10, 2002, at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center. A lifetime Puebloan, she was born May 20, 1964, and graduated from County High School in 1982. She enjoyed all types of sporting events, especially the Denver Broncos and CU Buffaloes football games. She also liked to cook and help her mother with the annual canning. Mary Beth enjoyed a good laugh, a good joke, a good conversation about sports and world events. Predeceased by her father, Robert "Bob" Lany; and a nephew, Brooks. She leaves to cherish her memory her beloved mother, Elizabeth L. "Betty" Lany; siblings, Bob (Pat) Lany, Texas, Jim Lany, Charlotte "Char" Atencio, both of Pueblo, Chuck Lany, Arizona, Karl (Kathy) Lany, Los Angeles, Calif.; several nieces and a nephew, and her beloved dog, Shylo, who always rode in the vehicle with Mary Beth. At her request, cremation has taken place. Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, with the Rev. Richard Becker as celebrant. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Pueblo Animal Shelter through the funeral home in Mary Beth's name or a charity of your choice.

Lany, Robert W. Sr.
Robert W. Lany Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - January 27, 1998 - Robert W. Lany Sr., 79, passed away Jan. 25, 1998, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. A lifetime Puebloan, he was born May 5, 1923. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a retired retail salesman. He enjoyed a good conversation and watching all sports events. Before his passing, he had told the nurses the Broncos were going to win the Super Bowl. He was a devout member of American Legion Post No. 203. Survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Elizabeth Betty" Lany, of the family home- children, Robert (Pat) Lany, Houston, Texas, James Lany, Pueblo, Charles (Maddie Jo) Lany, Buckeye, Ariz., Charlotte Atencio, Pueblo, Karl (Kathy) Lany, Fullerton, Calif., and Mary Beth Laney, Pueblo- sister, Mary (John) Graziano, Pueblo- sister-in-law, Ethel "Babe" Sigler, Boone- seven grandchildren- two great-grandchildren and his beloved dog, Shilo. Preceded in death by his parents, Flori and Frances (Sayon) Lany- grandson, Brooks Lany- father and mother-in-law, Andy and Mary Takash- brothers-in-law, William, Charles and Tom- and a sister-in-law, Aimee. Visitation, 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Funeral Mass, 1 p.m. Wednesday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rev. Robert Carden, celebrant. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team at graveside, Roselawn. Family will receive friends at 1016 Alexander Circle and American Legion Post No. 203 following the burial rites.

Lanz, Geraldine
Geraldine Lanz - Huerfano World - April 29, 1993 - Geraldine L. (Adams) Lanz, 53, a former resident of Walsenburg, died Apr. 14, 1993, in California of internal cancer. The daughter of the late Ray and Alberta Adams, she was known for her concert playing of the double string bass both in high school and at Northern Colorado University in Greeley. Survivors include her husband, Barney and a son Brett, both of San Diego, CA, and a sister, Elaine Coleman, Apple Valley, CA.

Lanza, Emilio
Emilio Lanza - Pueblo Chieftain - December 29, 2005 - Emilio Lanza, 77, was born on March 10, 1928, in Pueblo, and passed away, Dec. 23, 2005, in Pueblo. Preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Rose; his brother, Dominic Lanza. Those left to cherish his memory, his devoted wife of 57 years, Evelyn; son, Jim (Mary Jo) Lanza; grandchildren, Jaime Marie (Eddie) Montanez and Stacie Lynn Lanza; sister, June (Frank) Nails; brother, Fred (Angelina) Lanza; brother-in-law, Richard Ciruli. Also nieces, nephews, and numerous close friends and relatives, especially Louie and Jean Guagliardo. Emilio was an alumnus of Pueblo Central High School. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy and was retired from the Pueblo Army Depot. Emilio was a member of St. Joseph Church, DAV, and the Eagles Lodge FOE No. 145. Emilio loved fishing and his trips to Cripple Creek and Las Vegas. Many thanks for the wonderful care Emilio received from the Sangre de Cristo Hospice staff, especially Debbie, Connie and Liz. Also, the special care provided by his caregivers, Carol Perea and family. A special thanks to Dr. Gaide and his office staff, especially Rachael Perricone, and the Rehab "girls." In lieu of food and flowers, a donation may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice House, 1207 Pueblo Blvd. Way, Pueblo, CO, 81005, or through the funeral home. Cremation will take place at Roselawn Funeral Home. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2006, St. Joseph Church, 1145 Aspen Road, with Father Kevin officiating. Inurnment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.



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