The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Libassi, Gregory James
Gregory James Libassi - Pueblo Chieftain - July 23, 2003 - Gregory James Libassi, 38, passed away July 14, 2003. Cremation.

Libbing, Doris L.
Doris L. Gepfert Libbing - Pueblo Chieftain - July 22, 2005 - Doris L. Gepfert Libbing. March 22, 1920 - July 19, 2005. Doris was born in Allen County, Ind., March 22, 1920, and died July 19, 2005, at Sharmar Nursing Home where she had lived for one week. Prior to that she resided at The Chateau at Sharmar for 6 years. Survived by son, Thomas Gepfert of Indiana; daughter, Kathie (Sam Amato) Gepfert of Pueblo; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Also survived by one sister and one brother. Thank you to those who cared for her at Sharmar and a special thank you to her caregiver, Maria Romero, who loved and cared for her the last nine months of her life. Please omit food and flowers. Donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice and Palliative Care, 1207 Pueblo Blvd. Way, Pueblo, CO 81004. Funeral and Burial in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Liberato, Daniel Joseph
Daniel Joseph Liberato - Pueblo Chieftain - September 06, 2000 - Daniel Joseph Liberato, 45, Pompton Plains, N.J. formerly of Pueblo, CO passed away September 2, 2000 after losing a battle to cancer. He was born May 20, 1955. His is survived by his loving & devoted wife, Karen, children Ian, Allison & Eric of N.J. Also by his mother, Sarah Liberato of Pueblo, CO, brother in laws, sister in laws, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews & cousins. A special cousin, Pamela Hayoun. Preceded in death by his father Dominic, grandparents, uncles, one aunt & 3 cousins. Dan attended & graduated from So High in Pueblo, CO. He received his PHD in Chemistry. He was employed 14 years at Hoffman LaRoche Pharmaceutical Co. in N.J. Scanolin Funeral Home- at his request cremation.

Liberato, Dominic
Dominic "Laird" Liberato - Pueblo Chieftain - January 17, 1999 - Dominic "Laird" Liberato went to eternal rest Jan. 15, 1999. He is survived by his loving wife, Sarah, of the family home- son, Dan (Karen) Liberato- and grandchildren, Ian, Allison and Eric of New Jersey. Also survived by five sisters-in-law, four brothers-in-law, numerous nieces and nephews, a special friend, Billy Martin, as well as many other friends. Mr. Liberato is preceded in death by parents, Mary and Joe Liberato, and brothers, Jack, Tony and Frank Liberato. He served in the U.S. Navy 3 1/2 years during World War II. After his discharge, he was employed by the City of Pueblo Fire Department for 35 years and Vitale Construction for 15 years. Mr. Liberato was a member of Our Lady of The Assumption Church. Visitation, Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, 10 a.m., at Our Lady of The Assumption. Cremation, Almont Crematory, with private inurnment and military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. The family requests the omission of food and flowers. Donations in Dominic's memory can be made to the charity of the donor's choice through George McCarthy Funeral Home.

Libhart, Clair J.
Clair J. Libhart - Pueblo Chieftain - June 30, 2000 - Clair J. Libhart, age 86, passed away June 27, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Helen E. Libhart; and children, Richard L. (Winona) Libhart, Northglenn, Colo., Linda Tremblay, Colorado Springs, Colo., and James E. Libhart, Littleton, Colo. Mr. Libhart is also survived by six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and one sister. Funeral service, Friday, 2 p.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Lichtenhahn, Alma
Alma Lichtenhahn - Pueblo Chieftain - March 24, 2000 - Alma Lichtenhahn, 85, Kit Carson, died March 23, 2000, at her residence in Kit Carson.

Licon, Alex
Alex Licon – Pueblo Chieftain – October 24, 2006 - Alex Licon was permitted into the Kingdom of God on Oct. 21, 2006, at the age of 78. He was preceded in death by his parents, Timoteo and Precildonia (Palomino) Licon; brother, Ocledencio; and sister, Fidea; his wife, Cora; his son, Alex G.; and daughter, Patricia; his grandchildren, Louie and Halena; and special friend Tomasita. He is survived by children, Priscilla (Larry Swallow) Licon, Angie (Eleno) Morales, Isabell (Jesus) Medrano, Connie (Kenny) Lovato, Alex Jr. (Mary) Licon and Eddie; 22 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and one-great-great- grandchild; sisters, Alice and Aurora; and by his special friend, Mary Ann Ramirez and family. He was loved and respected by anyone he met. He came to La Junta at the age of 7, moving to Pueblo in 1987. He spent his last seven years in Las Animas. Visitation, 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. Recitation of the Holy rosary, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, with the Funeral Mass to follow at 10 a.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, La Junta, with Father Charles Sena officiating.

Licon, Frances
Frances Licon - Pueblo Chieftain - January 28, 2000 - Frances Licon, 78, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2000. Born in Roy, N.M., and a longtime Pueblo resident. Preceded in death by parents, Eduardo and Rosita Sandoval; sisters, Della Garcia and Milo Arellano; and brother, Romolo Sandoval. Survived by her husband, John A. Licon; sons, Steve "Bird" and Anthony "Gino," of the family home, and Andy (Sandy) of Amarillo, Texas; sisters, Mary Rose Arellano, Bea Casias, Sarah Garcia and Hellen Gutierrez; brothers, Sambran Sandoval, Joe Sandoval, Alfred Sandoval, Albert Sandoval and Ed Sandoval; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was a member of St. Francis Parish. Funeral service, 2 p.m. today, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 1215 E. Orman.

Licon, John A.
John A. Licon - Pueblo Chieftain - August 22, 2001 - Age 87, born in Cimarron, N.M., and a longtime Pueblo resident, died Aug. 19, 2001. Preceded in death by wife, Francis Sandoval-Licon. Survived by sons, Andy (Sandy) of Amarillo, Texas, Steve “Bird” and Anthony “Gino” Licon, of the family home; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was a member of St. Francis Parish. He was also a member of the DAV Chapter 39 where he had over 50 years of continuous service and served as chaplain for over 20 years. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 1215 E. Orman.

Licon, Steven
Steven "Bird" Licon - Pueblo Chieftain - April 19, 2006 - Steven "Bird" Licon, 50, of Amarillo, died Monday April 17, 2006 in Amarillo. Memorial services will be at 2p.m., Thursday at Rector Funeral Home Coulter Chapel with Rev. Robert E. Field, retired Baptist Minister officiating. Cremation and arrangements are by Rector Funeral Home Coulter Chapel, 8310 South Coulter Amarillo. Mr. Licon was born in Pueblo, Colo. He moved to Amarillo in 2001 from Pueblo. He was an Army Veteran. He worked as a medication aide before becoming disabled. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Frances Licon. He was Catholic. Survivors include one son, Steven Licon of Las Vegas, Nev.; a daughter, Misty Herrera of Pueblo, Colo.; two brothers, Andy Licon and his wife Sandy of Amarillo, and Anthony "Gino" Licon of Colorado Spring, Colo.; three grandchildren and his beloved dog, Schatz.

Lidster, Glinda
Glinda Lidster - Pueblo Chieftain - October 13, 2004 - Glinda Lidster, 53, passed away Oct. 9, 2004, in Pueblo. Services will be in Pontiac, Mich.

Lientz, Joseph W.
Joseph W. Lientz - Pueblo Chieftain - May 11, 1999 - Joseph W. Lientz, 82, of Pueblo, passed away Saturday, May 6, 1999. Joseph retired from CF&I as an overhead electric craneman after 42 years of service. He was very active in the Baptist Church and served as a deacon for many years. He is remembered as a devoted family member by his son, Joe C. (Evelyn)Lientz- brother, Jerry H. (Jean) Lientz- sister, E. Betty Willers-sister-in-law, Syble Lientz- grandchildren, Amy R. (Jerry) Lientz-Shea, Dale C. (Monica) Lientz and Roberta (Greg) Wolbach- great-grandchildren, Matthew and Taylor Wolbach, and Sean Lientz- also numerous other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Hazel Lientz in 1994, and his brother, Wilmer "Pete" Lientz. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday with funeral services 1 p.m. on Thursday, both at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the charity of your choice in Joseph's name.

Lientz, Syble Louvern
Syble Louvern Wagoner-Lientz - Pueblo Chieftain - August 31, 2000 - Syble Louvern Wagoner-Lientz, 71, born Jan. 19, 1929, in Crofton, Ky., Christian County, left us too soon on Aug. 28, 2000, as beloved mother to Gary (Lela) Mowry and Larry (Darlene) Mowry; cherished grandmother to Jason Mowry; beautiful sister to Fred Wagoner, Stacy McCornnelle, Shirley Marvel, Betty "Sis" Willers and Jerry Lientz; beloved relative to numerous nephews, nieces, others (colleagues and friends galore). Memorial service to be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 1 at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Family will receive friends at a reception to be held at Meadowbrook Mobile Home Center Clubhouse, 33550 Hwy. 96 East, following the service. Contact Linda or Brad Wild at 948-4532. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to a memorial fund at U S Bank, 3330 N. Elizabeth, Pueblo, CO 81008 in memory of Syble L. Lientz.

Lieto, Dorian James Jr.
Dorian "Bud" James Lieto Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - October 13, 1997 - Dorian "Bud" James Lieto Jr. was born Oct. 29, 1983, and he passed away Oct. 8, 1997. He was a seventh-grade student at Pleasant View Elementary. He is survived by his family, father, Dorian Lieto Sr. and sisters, Danielle Jacquelyn Lieto, Angela Marie Lieto and Adrienne DeRosa Lieto- as well as close friends, the McAlister family, the Navara and Filer family, the Evel family and the Yalotz family. Dorian was often found building something in the garage, fixing his sister's car or taking something apart. In his short life, there was but one thing he always wanted but never got, he wanted the love from his late mother and the care she should have given. When that was unavailable his poor young heart suffered. S will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, 1997, at the Cavalry Baptist Church, 5 Tulane (across from the main entrance to the fair grounds).

Lietz, George Ray
George Ray Lietz - Pueblo Chieftain - November 15, 2006 - George Lietz, 82, was born on Jun. 16, 1924, and passed away on Nov. 13, 2006. He was born in Lebanon, Mo., to Irma and Julius Lietz. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Margie Lietz. George also is survived by two stepchildren, Linnie Wennerlund and Clarence Engelbrecht; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. George had three very special people in his life, his wife, Margie; his granddaughter, the apple of his eye, Pam Henderson; and a very special niece who also made his life complete, Vivian Gradishar. A special thanks to the Neuro-Trauma ICU nurses who cared not only for George, but also his family with caring and compassion in his last few weeks of life. Also, a special thanks to all the friends and neighbors who cared for Margie. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006, Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with Pastor Steve Allen officiating.

Lietz, Margie
Margie Lietz - Pueblo Chieftain - November 26, 2006 - Margie Lietz, 91, was born on March 25, 1915, and went to be with her husband, George R. Lietz, on Nov. 18, 2006, who passed away Nov. 13, 2006. She is survived by her special granddaughter, Pam Henderson; two children, Linnie (Dave) Wennerlund and Clarence (Linda) Engelbrecht; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Margie was born in Oklahoma City, Okla., to Albert and Nellie Aurich. She was not only a nurse for 20 years at the Colorado State Hospital, but she was a nurse to everybody. A special thanks to all the friends and neighbors who cared for Margie. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Steve Allen officiating.

Lifford, Mr.
Mr. Lifford - La Veta - January 1936 - Former resident Patty Ann Jamison Lifford was shot and killed by her husband, who then killed himself.

Lifford, Patty Ann
Patty Ann Jamison Lifford - Huerfano World - January 12, 1989 - This Week in La Veta History - 1936: Former resident Patty Ann Jamison Lifford was shot and killed by her husband, who then killed himself.

Lightcap, Jay Frank
Jay Frank Lightcap - Pueblo Chieftain - February 16, 2000 - Jay Frank Lightcap, 31, of Pueblo, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 13, 2000. Jay was born Nov. 19, 1968. Jay was a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend. He is survived by his beloved wife and best friend, Kim; his children, Karolin, Juliana and Michael, whom he dearly loved. He is also survived by his father, Clifford (Carlene) Lightcap of Garden City, Kan.; his mother, Bobbie Lightcap (and her dear friend, Jerry Richmond) of Pueblo; his sister, Susan (Greg) Fillmore of Boone; his nephews, Justin and Nic; and niece, Krysti. Jay was a longtime employee of Car Doctor and loved being an auto technician. Jay had a passion for cars. His greatest loves in his life were his wife, kids, family and NASCAR Racing. He enjoyed collecting NASCAR memorabilia, especially die-cast model cars. Jay had a wonderful sense of humor. He loved telling and hearing good jokes. He always had "a joke for the day." But Jay also had a serious and caring side. He always had a loving hug and an "I love you" for those he loved. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Roselawn Chapel with Minister Earleen Cornell officiating.

Lightfoot, Ramona P.
Ramona P. Lightfoot - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - May 26, 1991 - Ramona P. Lightfoot, 82, of Colorado Springs died Thursday at her home. She was a supervisor at a restaurant at The Broadmoor hotel until her retirement. She previously worked at the Blue Spruce Restaurant and the Busy Corner Drugstore. Visitation will be from noon to 6 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at Nolan Funeral Home, 225 N. Weber Street. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Cathedral, 22 W. Kiowa St., with the Rev. John Slattery officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, 1001 S. Hancock Ave. Nolan Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Mrs. Lightfoot was born Feb. 28, 1909, in Walsenburg to Celestino and Juanita (Candalaria) Gonzales. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Cathedral, the Latin American Teenagers Club and was one of the original organizers of La Fiesta Bonita. Mrs. Lightfoot was married in Colorado Springs to Irvin I. "George" Lightfoot, who died March 28, 1977. She is survived by two sons, Irvin I. "Bub" Jr. and Lester C. "Tim," both of Colorado Springs; four daughters, Sarah Quintana and Pat Lightfoot Cruz, both of Colorado Springs, Ernestine B. Levine of Dayton, Ohio, and Viola A. Schaefer of Spokane, Wash; two sisters, Cora Downs of Colorado Springs and Helen M. Marshall of Denver; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She had a daughter, Lula Lovato, and a sister, Sarah Lovato, who are deceased.

Lightsey, Freddie Al
Freddie Al Lightsey - Pueblo Chieftain - March 23, 2006 - Freddie Al Lightsey, 39, affectionately known as "Hollywood," a.k.a. "Miami," born Oct. 21, 1966, in Pensacola, Fla. Fred was called home March 19, 2006, at Memorial Hospital. Fred was a lovely father of seven children, a caring and supportive brother, uncle, friend and soulmate. Fred's favorite hobby and song was "Money, Money, Money, Money." Fred was preceded in death by his father, Eddie O. Lightsey; his mother, Sandra Andrews; and his sister, Yolanda Andrews. He is survived by his mother, Della Mae Rudolph (biological); his soulmate, Bobbie O'gilvie; his brothers, Eddie Jr., Orlando (Heather) and Alfred; his sisters, Lisa (Tracy) Love and Shalonda Andrews; his children, Crystal, Freddie Jr., Brandon, Charles, Keyaira and Chauncey; stepchildren, Brett and Jeffrey; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation, noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Angelus Chapel. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1044 Spruce St., Rev. Raymond Blackwell officiating. Cremation to follow.

Like, James
James "Jim” Like - Huerfano World - December 14, 2000 - James "Jim” Like, 82, of Canon City, died Dec. 5, 2000 in Canon City. He was born Feb. 24, 1918 in Clayton, NM, to the late John and Gertrude (Tanner) like. Survivors include his wife, Ann, Canon City; his children Jim R. (Nadene) Like and Jody (Ron) Wood, both of Canon City; grandchildren, James P. Like, Longmont, Gina Ann Like, Pueblo, Ron (Kim) Wood, Cedar City, UT, Nathan Wood, Salt Lake City, UT, Julie (Aaron) Langreder, Cody Wood and John Wood, all of Canon City; great-grandson, Brody James Langreder, Canon City; a brother, Jesse (Earlene) Like, Dumas, TX. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Friends of Hospice, Fremont County, P.O. Box 1796, Canon City, 81215-1796.

Likins, Robert Carlton
Robert Carlton Likins - Mail Tribune - February 11, 2006 - Medford, OR - Robert Carlton Likins, 83, died of blood cancer in his home at Rogue Valley Manor, Medford, Oregon on Tuesday, February 7, 2006. He was born in Trinidad, CO on April 7, 1922, to Thomas Clifford Likins and Mabel Carlton. At the age of 10 his family moved to Pasadena, CA. After his first year at Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA, he was drafted and served in WWII. His battalion was one of the first to arrive at Adolf Hitler's "Eagle's Nest". During his time in the service he married Marjorie Harjes. Following the war, he and Marjorie moved to New York City. While living in NYC, he attended New York University and was employed by the New York Times. His marriage ended in divorce and Robert moved to California where he received his BA from San Diego State University in Adult Literacy. He did graduate work at Baylor University, Texas. Rob's career was involved in the advocacy of adult literacy. He taught literacy and adult education courses at 11 universities and colleges across the country. He trained Peace Corps trainees for assignment in Jamaica, Nepal, Brazil, and Peru. He taught reading to adults using the pioneering methods developed by Dr. Laubach. He taught in Rhodesia, Africa, and other remote locations and primitive islands. In 1965 Rob was in Africa where he helped prepare literacy lessons in the Shona language for teachers in Zimbabwe and special literacy training projects in Kenya. In 1970, he was in India and Thailand developing similar programs. Rob received an honorary Ph.D. in Adult Education in 1970 from Brantridge Forest School, Sussex, England, with special recognition for his work in adult literacy in 25 countries. Robert settled in the San Francisco Bay area where he was head of the Adult Literacy Center, Berkeley, CA. During these years Rob enjoyed swimming in the Bay and was once bumped by a shark. In 1973 he married Anna Walcott Hayne, one of his Adult Literacy Center volunteers. Rob and Anna had an active 32 years together traveling to favorite spots such as Maui, HI, Silver Lake, CA, Yachats, OR, Switzerland, Alaska and visiting their family and friends on the East and West Coasts. Rob was an attentive host and husband and enjoyed entertaining at their homes in Berkeley, CA; Sedona, AZ; and later at their cottage at Rogue Valley Manor in Medford. They were a familiar couple strolling arm in arm on the Manor grounds. His wife Anna died in October of 2005, at the age of 95. Among his surviving relatives are first cousins Mary Ellen Likins of Big Bear, CA; and Virginia Madsen (Don) of Friday Harbor, WA; godson Christopher Cortright (Andrea) of Baltimore, MD; and Anna's children Martha Hayne Talbot (Lee), Sarah Hayne Simpson (Michael), and step- grandchildren Lawrence and Russell Talbot, Michael (Lynn), Katherine and Andrew (Pam) Simpson and five step-great-grandchildren. A service will be held to honor his life at Rogue Valley Manor at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 13, 2006. A memorial and internment will be held in St. Helena, California, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to The Rogue Valley Manor Health Center Fund, Rogue Valley Manor Assistance Fund, Rogue Valley Manor Fund, 1200 Mira Mar Ave., Medford, OR 97504, or a charity of your choice.

Lile, Brandon Jay
Brandon Jay Lile - Pueblo Chieftain - October 03, 1998 - Brandon Jay Lile, 5, our precious little angel, died unexpectedly on Oct. 1, 1998. Survived by his parents, Arnold Eugene and Debra Rae Lile- siblings, James Taylor, Aaron Eugene Fuller, Kimberly Renee Lile and Nicholas Eugene Lile, all of Pueblo- grandparents, Rex and Katherine Lile of Pueblo, Fred and Barbara Castor of Guyman, Okla., Lee and Eva Daniels of Denver- special friend, Bill Taylor of Pueblo- and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Born on Jan. 1, 1993, in Pueblo. Brandon was a kindergartner at Somerlid Elementary School. He will lie in state at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday and from noon until 6 p.m. Sunday. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, 1998, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Charlene Nimmo officiating. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Lile, Cora Merle
Cora Merle (Francis) Lile - Pueblo Chieftain - Pueblo Chieftain - April 01, 2003 - Cora Merle (Francis) Lile, aka “Tater Bill,” “Creme Puff,” “Curlie Merlie,” passed away March 29, 2003. Cora was born March 28, 1908, in King City, Mo., to George Washington and Cora Belle Francis. She is preceded by her parents; six siblings; her husband, Daries L. Lile; her children, Corval Gene, Wanda Miller, Fern Harrer, Daries Charles Lile, Cleone Marich. Cora is survived by her sons, Jerry Lile of the family home and Gerald Lile of Pueblo; 18 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren; special nephew and niece, Rex and Catherine; numerous nieces and nephews. Also survived by her son-in-law, Bud Marich; and daughter-in-law, Leesa Lile. Cora will always be remembered for her loving kindness, compassion, good nature, quick wit and her orneriness. Her loved ones have numerous memories of good times spent with Cora, enjoying holidays and her favorite picnics. She loved to cook, sew and care for others. She will be remembered for willingness to unselfishly do for others. Cora will be greatly missed by all who knew her, but will remain in their memories and hearts forever. Visitation, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Lile, Elsie J.
Elsie J. (nee Pavlin) Lile - Pueblo Chieftain - July 14, 1999 - Elsie J. (nee Pavlin) Lile, 77, died July 12, 1999 . Survived by her husband, Lee. Elsie and Lee were married 58 years and raised two children, Joy A.(Richard) Kochen and Louis J. (Carol Ann) Lile. Grandchildren include Jared and Sabrina Anderson of Fort Myers, Fla., as well as Dylan and Trevor Lile. Elsie's two sisters are Rose (deceased husband, Henry) Lile and Dorothy(Gordon) Shaw-Cooper. Other relatives, Sherman and Neoma Griffin, Richard and Lila Emerson, Albert H. and Violet Hall, George and Aloha Lile, Rex and Katherine Lile and Lloyd and Elsie Lile (both deceased). She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Elsie was a lady who loved people and animals. She had tremendous empathy for both and a unique capacity to see the beauty in things. She was one of Jehovah's Witnesses and a member of the Pueblo West North Congregation. Cremation Crematorium. Memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday in the Pueblo West Kingdom Hall, 785 E. Spaulding Ave.

Lile, Lloyd E.
Lloyd E. Lile - Pueblo Chieftain - June 29, 1986 - Lloyd E. Lile passed away unexpectedly June 26, 1986. Husband of Mrs. Elsie L. Lile of the family home; brother of Mrs. Neoma (Sherman) Griffin, Mrs. Lila (Carl) Carpenter, Mrs. Violet (Harrison) Hall, Lee (Elsie) Lile, Henry (Rose) Lile, George (Aloha) Lile and Rex (Katherine) Lile, all of Pueblo; son-in-law of Mrs. Evangeline M. Thompson, Pueblo; and also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was born April 23, 1916, in DeKalb County, Mo., and was retired from CF&I Steel Corp. He and Elsie celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, June 7, 1986. He was a veteran of World War II. Service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Rouch Funeral Home Chapel with Richard Robling officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Lilly, Marquerite
Marquerite Lilly - Pueblo Chieftain - February 18, 2003 - Marquerite Lilly, 90, of Alpharetta, Ga., passed to rest in the sure and certain hope of the Resurrection on Feb. 11, 2003, in Pueblo, Colo. She was born July 18, 1912, in Hattisburg, Miss., to John and Carolyn Barrow, who preceded her along with her husband, Dr. Raymond Lilly; sisters, Hazel, Hilma and Annette. Survived by her sons, Dr. Raymond (Britt) Lilly Jr. of Pueblo, Dr. Michael (Delynne) Lilly of Redlands, Calif.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Per her request, cremation has taken place. Private family service will be held in California.

Lilly, William C.
William C. (Bill) Lilly - Pueblo Chieftain - December 17, 1952 - Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday. Davis Memorial Chapel, the Rev. Clifford R. Peterson officiating. To Mountain View. Pueblo Chieftain - December 12, 1957 - In loving memory of our own dear one, William C. (Bill) Lilly, who passed away five years ago today, Dec. 12, 1952.

Limberopolus, Catherine
Catherine Limberopolus – Pueblo Chieftain – April 23, 1930 – Catherine Limberopolus, aged 18 years, one of the most popular young ladies of the sophomore class at Central high school, passed away Tuesday at a local hospital, following an illness of 10 days.  She was a member of the Platonian society and is survived by her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. William Limberopolus of the family home, 1104 East Routt avenue; four brothers, Angie (?), George, James and Thomas; three sisters, Mrs. Dick Argys of Salida, Helen and Joan.  The time of the funeral will be announced later.  George F. McCarthy service.

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

Liming, John H.
John H. Liming - Pueblo Chieftain - July 10, 1997 - John H. Liming, 78, of Rocky Ford, died July 9 at Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center in La Junta. will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 11, at Ustick-Donelson Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Owens officiating. Inurnment will follow at Valley View Cemetery.

Liming, Sylvia A.
Sylvia A. Liming - Pueblo Chieftain - January 07, 1998 - Sylvia A. Liming, 76, of Rocky Ford, died at La Junta on Jan. 4, 1998. Survived by two sons, Melton of Swink and Calvin of Stuarts Draft, Va. Services at Seventh-day Adventist Church in Swink on Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 2 p.m. Burial in Valley View Cemetery in Rocky Ford.

Linam, Hyrum
Hyrum Linam - Pueblo Chieftain - March 08, 2001 - Formerly of Jerome, Idaho, passed away March 6, 2001, in Pueblo. He is survived by his son Jay (Betty) Linam of Pueblo; two grandchildren; a stepdaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews. All services will be held in Jerome, Idaho.

Linan, Rosenda
Rosenda Linan - Pueblo Chieftain - March 17, 2001 - Age 88, of Pueblo, formerly a resident of Avondale, born March 3, 1913, passed away March 16, 2001. Preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years, Dario Linan, in 1994. Survived by her children, Porfirio (Annie) Linan, Lorie (Philiph) Trujillo, Dario Linan Jr., Jennie C. Swygert, Andres (Isabel) Linan, Inez (Craig) Jones, Josephine (Daniel) Soto, Michael (Cathy) Linan, Mary Lou (Jerry) Bryant, Rosalie (Bob) Roa, Connie (Wayne) Renfroe; 40 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; three sisters; two brothers; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Rosenda enjoyed gardening, painting, crocheting and shopping. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be missed by her family. She was also a member of Holy Family Parish for many years. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Rosary, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, both services at Holy Family Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at 20 Wasatch.

Lincycomb, Nora
Nora Lincycomb - Huerfano World - July 8, 1999 - A sister and a sister-in-law from Amarillo, TX, visiting the family cabin in Cuchara, were killed early Tuesday morning in a plane crash east of La Veta. The pilot, Roxanne Lincycomb, 40 and Nora Lincycomb, 47, were dead at the scene, according to County Coroner Delia Duran. The 1966 Cessna 182 crashed about 7:30 a.m., five miles east of La Veta. An area rancher notified authorities after he found the wreckage. Intended destination of the plane was believed to be Amarillo. Apparently, the plane circled the area several times, attempting to return to the La Veta airport. Members of the Huerfano County Sheriffs office responded to the call and were on the scene throughput the day. A representative from the National Transportation and Safety Board arrived about 1 p.m. The Federal Aviation Administration was also on hand. Weather, mechanics of the plane and background of the pilot, will be documented. There were low clouds, some fog and mist at the time of the crash.

Lincycomb, Roxanne
Roxanne Lincycomb - Huerfano World - July 8, 1999 - A sister and a sister-in-law from Amarillo, TX, visiting the family cabin in Cuchara, were killed early Tuesday morning in a plane crash east of La Veta. The pilot, Roxanne Lincycomb, 40 and Nora Lincycomb, 47, were dead at the scene, according to County Coroner Delia Duran. The 1966 Cessna 182 crashed about 7:30 a.m., five miles east of La Veta. An area rancher notified authorities after he found the wreckage. Intended destination of the plane was believed to be Amarillo. Apparently, the plane circled the area several times, attempting to return to the La Veta airport. Members of the Huerfano County Sheriffs office responded to the call and were on the scene throughput the day. A representative from the National Transportation and Safety Board arrived about 1 p.m. The Federal Aviation Administration was also on hand. Weather, mechanics of the plane and background of the pilot, will be documented. There were low clouds, some fog and mist at the time of the crash.

Lind, Robert Lee
Robert Lee Lind - Pueblo Chieftain - August 15, 2004 - Robert Lee Lind, 58, born April 20, 1946, in Rhinelander, Wis., passed away on Aug. 11, 2004. Preceded in death by his father, Ernest; mother, Petronella (Herman); and baby brother, John. Survived by his wife, Susan; sisters, Charlotte (Al) Stroede, Marilyn Peterson; and numerous other relatives. At his request cremation with no services. Donations may be made to the Pueblo Elks No. 90 Endowment Fund or the University of Colorado Cancer Research Center, in his memory.

Lindberg, Jerome
Jerome "Jerry" Lindberg - Pueblo Chieftain - May 27, 2001 - Jerome "Jerry" Lindberg went to be with the Lord May 25, 2001, in Pueblo. Born July 17, 1925, in Fergus Falls, Minn., to John and Marion Lindberg who preceded him. Survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Helen Lindberg; was a devoted father to Craig (Margie) of Asheville, N.C., Michael (Paula) Lindberg of Wilton, Conn., Cheryl Lindberg (deceased), Marie Gould of Pueblo, Sarah Jensen of Phoenix, Ariz., Pattie Mills of Denver, Colo.; was a wonderful, loving grandfather to Derrick, Bryan, Eric, Kristen, Lauren, Sarah, Brandon and Garrett. Also survived by brother, Doug (Anita) Lindberg of Rothsay, Minn. Visitation, noon until 8 p.m. Tuesday, with family present 6 until 8 p.m. Service at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Shrine of St. Therese. Burial, Roselawn Cemetery. Raised in Rothsay, Minn., Jerry joined the Navy during World War II and was sent to the University of Colorado, earning a master's degree in mechanical engineering. He came to Pueblo in 1951 as a junior engineer at CF&I Steel Corporation, becoming plant manager in 1965 and vice president in 1973. Passionately committed to serving the City of Pueblo, Jerry was active in a number of civic and educational organizations, rising to the top leadership position in many, including McClelland Children's Home, Chamber of Commerce, United Way and USC Foundation. Beginning in the late 1970s, he served on the board of St. Mary-Corwin and later Centura Health. Selected as an early member of PEDCo's new-employer recruiting team, Jerry helped bring Sperry to Pueblo in 1984. He subsequently served as its chairman, co-chairman of marketing and member of the executive committee. Jerry has been Pueblo's only member on the Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation Board of Trustees. During this time, he was instrumental in obtaining major grants to the Buell Communication Center at USC and the Art Center's Buell Children's Museum. Contributions in Jerry's memory may be made to the Buell Children's Museum or University of Colorado Cardiovascular Institute in care of George McCarthy Funeral Home.

Lindholm, Roberta Marie
Roberta Marie (Sperry) Lindholm - Pueblo Chieftain - October 23, 2000 - Roberta Marie (Sperry) Lindholm, 94, of Colorado Springs, formerly of Canon City, died Oct. 21, 2000. Born July 28, 1906, in Canon City to Robert Whitney Sperry and Cora Wesley Sperry. She married Leonard Titus Lindholm on July 2, 1939 in Lindburg, Kan. He preceded her in death, as did her parents and two brothers. Survived by daughter, Lillian Coburn, Colorado Springs; sister, Mary Louise Clark, Pueblo; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Wilson-Andrews Funeral Home. Burial, Mountain Vale Memorial Gardens, Canon City.

Lindsay, Juanita Perdeen
Juanita Perdeen Lindsay – Albuquerque Journal - December 18, 2003 - Juanita Perdeen Lindsay, 94, passed away at the Trinidad State Nursing Home on Sunday, December 14, 2003. She is survived by her son, William Lindsay and wife, Doris of Tulsa, OK; and daughter, Nancy Franch and husband, Gerald of Trinidad, CO. Mrs. Lindsay was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Lindsay. Graveside services will be held Thursday, 2:00 p.m., at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333.

Lindsay, Melba M.
Melba M. Lindsay - Pueblo Chieftain - September 11, 1986 - Melba M. Lindsay, 76, of Wichita, Kan., died Aug. 30, 1986, following a lengthy Illness. She was born April 20, 1910, in Waxahachie, Texas, and was a graduate of Colorado College, Colorado Springs. She married James F. Lindsay on Dec. 8, 1940, in Raton, N.M. She lived in Pueblo for 65 years and worked for Colorado Fuel and Iron for 30 years. She had lived in Wichita for the past two years. Member of First Baptist Church in Pueblo and charter member of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority in Colorado Springs. Survived by husband, James Lindsay, Wichita; son, John Wade Lindsay, Williamsburg, Va.; daughter, Sharon Jesik, Wichita; sister, Ruth Chapman, Roseburg, Ore.; six grandchildren. Service was held Sept. 1 at Fireside Chapel, Moore-Howard Mortuary, 17th and Clarkson, Denver. Cremation.

Lindsay, Robert R.
Robert R. "Bobby" "Bob" Lindsay - Pueblo Chieftain - February 24, 2000 - Robert R. "Bobby" "Bob" Lindsay, age 54, passed away Feb. 22, 2000. Survived by his daughters, Angela and Suzanne Lindsay of Pueblo, their mother, Debra Lindsay, as well as daughter, Barbara Lindsay of Colorado Springs. Also survived by his grandson, Brandon Lindsay; mother, Lucile Lindsay; sisters, Linda (Clarence) Engelbrecht, Boone, and Carolyn (Larry) Hajek, Pueblo; daughter-in-law, Sonja Lindsay, Pueblo; as well as numerous extended family and friends. Mr. Lindsay was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Michael; his father, John Robert Lindsay; and brother, Stephen. After being employed at the CF&I Steel Corp., Robert was employed as a ranch hand. He was an accomplished mechanic and machinist. Visitation, Thursday, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral service, Friday, 2 p.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Lindsey, Allen Wayne
Allen Wayne Lindsey - Pueblo Chieftain - December 02, 2003 - Allen Wayne Lindsey, born Jan. 11, 1952, in Pueblo, Colo., passed away Nov. 25, 2003, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Survived by his parents, Robert and Glenna Lindsey; brother, Robert (Cathy) Lindsey of Centralia, Wash.; grandmother, Era Howrey of Pueblo, Colo.; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Lindsey, Christopher L.
Christopher L. Lindsey - Pueblo Chieftain - December 04, 2001 - Christopher L. Lindsey, 23, passed away Dec. 2, 2001. Services will be held in Marceline, Mo.

Lindsey, Edith
Edith Lindsey - Pueblo Chieftain - January 9, 1987 - Edith Lindsey was born Feb. 1, 1891, in Farmer City, Ill. She passed away Jan. 8, 1987, at the age of 95. Her survivors include a sister, Harriett Lindsey of Pueblo; a niece, Ann L. Lindsey of Wilmette, Ill.; a nephew, Thomas R. Lindsey of Schaumburg, Ill., and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Robert E. Lindsey of Pleasant Hill, Tenn. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church of Pueblo; Chapter ER of the PEG Sister of Arlington Heights, Ill., and the PEG Group of Villa Pueblo Towers, Pueblo. During the First World War, she worked in the War Risk Insurance Department, Washington, D.C. Her teaching career included positions in Oklahoma City and Colfax and Arlington Heights, Ill. After retiring from teaching English at Arlington Heights High School in 1957, she organized the Children's Library in connection with the Arlington Heights Public Library and served as its librarian for nine years. When Arlington Heights built a new library, the children's section was named for her. This section includes a valuable collection of dolls donated by Miss Lindsey. She had resided in Pueblo since May 1973. The family respectfully requests that those who desire make contributions to the St. Paul United Methodist Church through the funeral home office. By her request, cremation; no viewing. There will be a memorial service, the date and time of which will be announced later.

Lindsey, Ralph Everett
Ralph Everett Lindsey - Pueblo Chieftain - April 25, 2000 - Ralph Everett Lindsey, born in Lamar, Colo., on Oct. 5, 1916, passed away in Pueblo April 23, 2000. Survived by his loving wife, Ruth Ross Lindsey; stepdaughters, Elinor Meiskey and Linda Shiflett; five grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces. Preceded in death by parents, LeRoy and Martha Lindsey; 11 brothers and sisters; and first wife, Mary Beth. Ralph graduated from Centennial High School in 1938 and was state Golden Gloves Champion in the middle-weight division for the years 1936, 1937 and 1938, and was also inducted into the Greater Pueblo Sports Hall of Fame. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1942 to 1945 where he was awarded Pacific Coast Middle-Weight Boxing Champion representing the Marines. He participated in the first United States Peace Conference in San Francisco. Ralph was also a longtime employee of Jess Hunter Ford. Memorial service to be held at a later date.

Lindstrom, Elmer
Elmer Lindstrom - Pueblo Chieftain - November 22, 1986 - Elmer Lindstrom passed away Nov. 21, 1986. Mr. Lindstrom had been associated with the Dairy Queen business in Pueblo. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice G. Lindstrom, in 1980. Survivors include a niece, Norma Erickson, and a grandniece, Lorene Caudill, both of Louisville, Ky., and a brother and sister-in-law, Augustus and Jo Gondring of Lewisville, N.C. Mr. Lindstrom will lie in state in the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel from 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Interment will be in Chesterton, Ind.

Lindstrom, Elsie C.
Elsie C. Lindstrom - Pueblo Chieftain - January 22, 1998 - Elsie C. Lindstrom, passed away Jan. 20, 1998, in Pueblo. She was born on Aug. 6, 1902, in Lockport, Ill., and came to Pueblo as an infant. She was employed as an executive secretary at the Southern Colorado Power Company for 50 years before her retirement. Elsie was a member of the Altrusa Club of Pueblo and the First Congregational Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Peter and Christine Lindstrom- her brothers, John and Fred Lindstrom- and one sister, Christine. Her survivors include her cousin, Wilbur John (Lois) Lindstrom of Arizona- her caregivers and special friends, Ralph and Lydia Chavez of Pueblo- and her lifelong devoted friend, Betty Sheperdson of Pueblo. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 23, 1998, in Block 6 of the Mountain View Cemetery. The family asks that those wishing to do so make contributions in memory of Elsie to the Altrusa Club through the mortuary office.

Linegar, J. M.
Dr. J. M. Linegar - Huerfano World - August 13, 1987 - This Week in La Veta History - 1918: Died, Dr. J.M. Linegar, 33. He leaves his wife, the former Minnie Carver, whom he married last year.

Lines, Allen M.
Allen M. Lines – Colorado Daily Chieftain – January 20, 1874 – Allen M. Lines, a son of D. M. Lines, aged fifteen years, died suddenly, in South Pueblo, of croup on Saturday night last.

Lingo, Muriel
Muriel Lingo - Pueblo Chieftain - September 14, 2001 - Muriel Lingo, 85, of Canon City, passed away Sept. 11, 2001. She was born at home on Nov. 9, 1915, to Ellis and Emma (Law) Housman in Hanston, Kan. Following high school, she attended Fort Hays College in Hays, Kan., where she received her teaching certificate. Prior to her marriage to Neal Lingo on March 28, 1936, in Dodge City, Kan., she taught all eight grades at Pleasant View School west of Jetmore, Kan. She was a lifetime member of the Kansas Rebekah's Lodge. She had lived in the Canon City area since 1938. At age 82, she was still irrigating her hay fields and caring for her sheep and llamas. Muriel loved to travel and had the pleasure of visiting Kenya, Tanzania, the Greek Islands, New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara "Marlene" Lingo of Canon City; sister-in-law, Marjorie (Carl) Kruse of Canon City; cousin, Ed Cobb of Ogallala, Neb.; and a nephew, John (Wilma) Lingo of Florence, Colo. Also survived by numerous cousins. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, 2001, at Holt Funeral Home in Canon City. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept.. 15, 2001, at the Holt Chapel of the Garden in Canon City, Colo. Interment will follow at Mount Vale Memorial Park, Canon City.

Linkous, James A.
James A. Linkous - Pueblo Chieftain - January 03, 1999 - James A. Linkous, passed away Dec. 30, 1998. Survived by daughter, Shirley Ochoa- granddaughters, Teresa Ochoa and Shirell La Grenade- two great-granddaughters- and numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Graveside service, Monday, 2 p.m., Imperial Memorial Gardens in Veterans Court of Honor.

Linn, Florence E.
Florence E. Linn - Pueblo Chieftain - November 10, 2004 - Florence E. Linn, 83, passed away Nov. 8, 2004. Preceded in death by her husband, Bud Linn. Survived by her son, Dave (Lanette) Linn of Aurora, Colo.; sister, Louise (Jack) Devanthal of Kansas; and numerous other relatives. At her request, cremation with no services. Donations may be made in her memory to either the American Diabetes Foundation or the American Cancer Society.

Linnerson, LaVerne W.
Rev. LaVerne W. Linnerson - Pueblo Chieftain - January 31, 1998 - Rev. LaVerne W. Linnerson, beloved husband, father, grandfather and pastor, passed away Jan. 28, 1998, in Pueblo, Colo. LaVerne was born on Oct. 28, 1914, in Kansas City, Kan., to Edwin and Anna Linnerson. He had lived in Pueblo since leaving St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Los Angeles, Calif., in 1962 and had served as pastor of Tabor Luthern Church before retiring in 1979. He was a member of King of Kings Lutheran Church and a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in World War II. His survivors include his wife, Miriam, of the family home- his children, Donna Skultety, and her children, Steven and Karyn, Steven (Monica) Linnerson, and their children, Daris and Dalen, and Marlys (David) Ferrill, and their children, Jeffrey and Meredith- as well as two sisters, Elaine Olson and Mildred Turner. There will be no viewing. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. A will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 2, 1998, in Tabor Lutheran Church, 102 E. Orman. Contributions in memory of Pastor Linnerson may be made to King of Kings Lutheran Church, Tabor Lutheran Church or to Childreach. Donations may be sent in care of Davis Mortuary, 128 Broadway Ave., Pueblo, Colo. 81004.

Linnerson, Miriam A.
Miriam A. Linnerson - Pueblo Chieftain - May 24, 2006 - Miriam A. Linnerson, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away May 19, 2006, in Denver, Colo. Miriam was born Oct. 7, 1926, in Wahoo, Neb., one of four children, to Fritz and Sigrid Johnson. She had lived in Pueblo from 1962 until 2004, when she moved to Denver to be closer to her family. She was a member of King of Kings Lutheran Church in Pueblo and will be remembered as a tireless volunteer whose life was centered around God. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, the Rev. LaVerne Linnerson; and her three brothers. Her survivors include her children, Donna Skultety and her children, Steven and Karyn; Steven (Monica) Linnerson and their children, Daris and Dalen; and Marlys (David) Ferrill and their children, Jeffrey and Meredith. Memorial service, noon Saturday, May 27, 2006, King of Kings Lutheran Church. Miriam will be laid to rest with her beloved husband, LaVerne, in the Fort Logan National Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Miriam may be made to the King of Kings Lutheran Church, Pueblo, Colo.

Linscott, Joseph
Joseph Cobb Linscott - Huerfano World - September 10, 1992 - Joseph Cobb Linscott, 69, of La Veta died at his home Sept. 7, 1992. Born Jan. 24, 1923, in LaJunta, he came to La Veta with his family at the age of three. He was a 1941 graduate of La Veta High School. As a Navy Seaman First Class, he was on the USS Lexington when it went down in the Battle of the Coral Sea in World War II. After the military he returned to La Veta where he became a carpenter. He married Juanita McAllister in August, 1975. Survivors include his sisters, Letha Zellar, Bernice Rose and Ina Church; a brother, Paul Linscott; five step-children, Rex McAllister, Polly Neldner, Sabrina McAllister, Melody McAllister and Leanne Ryan and six grandchildren. Memorial service will be from First Baptist Church in La Veta Friday at 10 a.m. Cremation. J.M. Antle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Linscott, Paul F.
Paul F. Linscott - Rocky Mountain News - October 03, 1993 - Paul F. Linscott, 59, of Littleton died Sept. 24 in Veterans Administration Medical Center. Services and burial were Oct. 1 in La Veta Cemetery. Mr. Linscott was born Dec. 12, 1933, in La Veta. He was a carpenter. Mr. Linscott served in the Army during the Korean War. Survivors include his companion, Mildred Julian of Littleton, and two sisters, Bernice Rose of Aurora and Letha Zellar of Walsenburg. Contributions: American Cancer Society.

Linscott, Thomas N. Sr.
Thomas N. Linscott Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - February 10, 1975 - Thomas N. Linscott Sr. Services 2 p.m. Monday. La Veta Baptist Church. Interment, La Veta Cemetery.

Linville, Douglas Lee
Douglas Lee Linville - Pueblo Chieftain - November 12, 1999 - Douglas Lee Linville, known to the La Junta Lions as "Mr. Lion," died Nov. 9, 1999, at Fort Lyon VA Nursing Home. He was born Sept. 15, 1910, in Skidmore, Mo., to Lester and Etta (Shrewsbury) Linville. Before moving to La Junta, Mr. Linville was a teacher and principal at Lafayette High School in Missouri for 13 years. He served as president of Missouri State Teachers Association. He received his master's degree at Missouri University. He served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After returning from the service, he settled in La Junta and managed Brown's Business College. After it closed, he began working as an agent for New York Life, retiring after 36 years. Mr. Linville married Irene Hively and the couple had one daughter, Sandra Calhoon, who preceded him in death in 1977. He is survived by his wife, Irene, of La Junta; nieces and nephews, Jennifer O'Hara, Allen Ross Hively, Sue Prince, Bradford Carter and Preston Hicks Jr.; and sister-in-law, Fern Wister of Grand Prairie, Texas. Active in his community, Mr. Linville had served as president of the La Junta Chamber of Commerce, Exalted Ruler of the Elks Lodge, Quarter Master of VFW Post No. 1092 for 34 years, co-chairman of the United Fund Drive with Dr. W.L. McDivitt and for many years served as an Elder of the First Christian Church, being named an Elder Emeritus. He was best known for his impressive career with the Lions Club. "Mr. Lion" first joined while in Missouri in 1942. He transferred to the La Junta Lions Club in 1948 and since then had held nearly every office possible. He served as president of La Junta Lions Club in 1953-54, District Governor of District 6 South in 1957-58, Chairman of the State Council of Governors for Multi-District 6 and in 1963-64 he served as International Director, a high honor which involved extensive travel. He was instrumental in helping set up the Colorado Lions Foundation at Woodland Park and also had served as its president. In 1986, he was presented with the Melvin Jones Fellowship, the highest honor bestowed by Lions Club International. Funeral services will he held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1999, at Peacock Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Las Animas Cemetery., Memorials may be made to the La Junta Lions Club Foundation, P.O. Box 616, La Junta, Colo. 81050.

Linza, John P.
John P. Linza - Pueblo Chieftain - April 05, 2004 - John P. Linza, 57, went to be with the Lord on April 2, 2004, at his home, born Jan. 18, 1947, in Salida, Colo., to Carl and Lillian Linza, who preceded him; along with his son, David Linza; and a special grandmother, Julia Linza. Survived by his loving wife of 14 years, Louise McDonnell; children, Michelle Linza, Erik Linza, Jennifer (Jerad) Bond; sisters, Kerrie (Randy) McFarland, Jeri (Steve) Linde; grandchildren, Tony Linza, Connor Bond; niece, Sara McFarland; nephew, Daniel McFarland; numerous aunts, uncles, friends and special friends, Larry Reed and Eddie Maestas. John was employed as a conductor with the Union Pacific Railroad for 34 years. Per his request, cremation has taken place. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel.

Lipich, Josephine
Josephine (Jo) Samuel Lipich - Pueblo Chieftain - September 16, 2000 - Josephine (Jo) Samuel Lipich, age 78, passed away on Sept. 14, 2000, in Pueblo, Colo. She was born on Sept. 29, 1921, to Gail and Nora Samuel, who preceded her in death. She is preceded in death also by her husband, Ludwig Lipich; and sister, Bobbi Miracle of Idaho. Mrs. Lipich is survived by two sons, Charles (Lana) and Gary (Nancy), both of Colorado Springs. Grandmother of Laura, Sara, Brian, Gary and Jane. She is also survived by five great-grandchildren; sister, Shirley (Jim) Clayton, Lewiston, Idaho; numerous nieces and nephews; and sisters-in-law, the "Golden Girls," Aggie, Jera, Alice and Helen. Jo grew up in Buhl, Idaho, attending Albion Normal School, where she earned her teaching certificate. She taught in southern Idaho for several years, then moved to Pueblo in 1956. She married Lee Plymel in 1957, who passed away in 1964. Mrs. Lipich was a teacher and librarian at Corwin Junior High School for 25 years. After retirement, she enjoyed volunteering at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center. She was a member of Pueblo Aerie No. 145 Ladies Auxiliary (FOE) and the AAUW. Viewing, Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. and Monday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, Tuesday, 10 a.m., St. Mary Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center.

Lipitz, Margaret
Margaret Lipitz - Pueblo Chieftain - March 26, 2000 - Margaret Lipitz passed away March 24, 2000. Born July 8, 1907, in the village of Knezak in Slovenija, Yugoslavia. She became a U.S. citizen Dec. 7, 1941. Margaret retired from St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. She is survived by children, Jennie Lipitz and John (Dema) Lipitz; grandchildren, David (Judy) Lipitz and Thomas (June) Lipitz; great-grandson, Thomas Jr.; four step-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends. Visitation, 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, March 27, 2000, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, 2000, at St. Mary's Catholic Church. In lieu of food or flowers please make donations to St. Mary Church in her name.

Lipp, Genevieve Marcella
Genevieve Marcella Lipp - Colorado Springs Gazette - June 15, 2007 - Genevieve Marcella Lipp passed away on June 13th in the arms of her family. She was born August 4, 1935 in Hazelton, ND to Tony and Marcella Appert, and grew up with 11 brothers and sisters. She married her life long love, Richard on August 25, 1956. They moved to Pueblo where she went to work for the Chamber of Commerce and Richard began his career as a school teacher. After having successfully raised two children, Gen went back to work as an Administrative Assistant in Pueblo School District 60. Gen retired in the late 90's and joined Richard for their retirement years. They traveled the world and were constantly on the go visiting family and friends. When she was at home, she spent many hours doting on her three grand children. She was diagnosed with Scleroderma in 1997, and rose to the challenge. She and Richard fought the disease with all their might. Her family rallied around her and we all became even closer. Gen left us as she had lived with us; with great courage and dignity and finally without pain. Gen was preceded in death by her youngest son Kevin Ray Lipp; her sisters, Mary, Georgine and brother, Donny. She is survived by her husband, Richard; son Kelly Jay (Laura Gail Buckley) Lipp of Colorado Springs, granddaughters Ashlie Ray Lipp of Denver and Nicole Elyse Heinen of Chandler, AZ, and her grandson Derek Lipp of Kent, WA. Services will be held in Pueblo on Saturday, June 16th, Holy Family Church, 10:30 a.m. Memorial contributions should be made to the National Scleroderma Foundation: www.scleroderma.org

Lipp, Kevin Ray
Kevin Ray Lipp - Pueblo Chieftain - March 19, 2002 - Age 38, passed away unexpectedly March 17, 2002, in Colorado Springs. Survived by children, Derek and Ashlie Ray Lipp; parents, Richard and Genevieve Lipp of Pueblo; brother, Kelly (Laura Buckley) Lipp of Colorado Springs; and by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. In memory of Kevin, donations can be made through the funeral home to the Colorado Boys Ranch. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. today, March 19, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Cremation to follow.

Lippiatt, Gerald
Gerald Lippiatt - Bayfield Blade - August 22, 1913 - Gerald Lippiatt, organizer for United Mine Workers, was shot and killed in pistol duel with two detectives at Trinidad, Colorado. G. W. Belcher, detective who did shooting, wounded by union man, in hospital with bullet in leg. Walter Belk, other detective, under arrest.

Lippis, Robert J.
Robert J. Lippis - Pueblo Chieftain - October 12, 2004 - Robert J. Lippis, 85, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004. Robert was born on Aug. 23, 1919, in Pueblo. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Blanch; children, Sandy (Ted), Laurie (Karl), Sheila (Cordell), Dale (Judy), Mark (Karen) and Pam (Jason); grandchildren, Jimmy, Patrick, Marie, Katie, Desiree, Brian, Preston, Austin, Brittany and Andie. Private family services to be held. A reception of light refreshments for family and friends will be held from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at Le Mela di Angelo, 123 N. Main St. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library in Robert Lippis' name for the purchase of an electric wheelchair.

Lira, Charles Steven
Charles Steven Lira - Huerfano World - January 28, 1993 - Charles Steven Lira, 86, of Walsenburg, died Jan. 23, 1993 in the long term care unit of Huerfano County Medical Center where he had resided for about three years. Born in Sopris July 13, 1906, he married Mary Pavlick in 1930 and they spent most of their life in the area of Huerfano County. Mr. Lira worked as an automotive mechanic and had been employed by Santi Motors and Neeman Garage in Walsenburg and Wilcoxson Motors in Pueblo. He had also worked in the coal mines at Turner and Pryor. He was an avid fisherman and small game hunter. Survivors include his wife, Mary; a son Donald, Pueblo; two grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, two sisters, Lucy Niccoli and Caroline Cunico, Trinidad; a brother, Erman Lira, California; nieces and nephews. Funeral mass was Wednesday from St. Mary Church. Burial was in North St. Mary Cemetery.

Lira, Mary
Mary Lira - Huerfano World - December 7, 2000 - Mary Lira, 91, of Pueblo, formerly of Walsenburg, died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2000. Mrs. Lira was born Apr. 3, 1909 in Pryor to the late George and Susie Sutak Pavlick. She was a member of St. Mary Church and had been a resident of Life Care Center in Pueblo since 1996. Mrs. Lira is survived by her son, Donald C. (Cecilia) Lira, Pueblo; grandchildren, Don M. (Suzanne) Lira, Pueblo West, Renee (Jamie) Green, Castle Rock; great-grandchildren, Kayla Green, Dominic, Sarah and Daniel Lira; sisters-in-laws, Helen, Marie, Agnes and Erma Pavlick, numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5 at St. Mary Church with Fr. Rich Wehrmeyer officiating. Interment, North St. Mary Cemetery.

Lira, Virginia M.
Virginia M. Lira - Pueblo Chieftain - March 24, 1987 - Virginia M. Lira, 69, of Trinidad, died at home March 22, 1987. She was born in Sopris, Colo., Nov. 12, 1918. Rosary will be said, 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Comi Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Father Joseph Fisher as celebrant. Entombment will be in the Good Shepherd Mausoleum at the Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. Visitation 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The family may be contacted at 2649 Aguilar Drive, Trinidad. Arrangements under the direction of the Comi Funeral Home.

Lisac, Frank M.
Frank M. Lisac - Pueblo Chieftain - December 23, 1987 - Frank M. Lisac of Walsenburg, currently of Pueblo, passed away Dec. 19, 1987. Born Dec. 13, 1912, in Rugby, Colo., the son of Mike and Mildred (Naglich) Lisac. Graduate of St. Mary High School, Walsenburg, in the Class of 1936. He worked as a mechanic in Walsenburg and later moved to Provo, Utah, where he was employed in aircraft repair. Returning to Walsenburg, he was employed as a truck driver for Jim Houghton, Southern Colorado Coors Distributors, School District RE 1, where he also was employed as a mechanic. Mr. Lisac, who never married, is survived by his sisters, Babe (Ray) Hegler of Pueblo, and Kate Werbich, San Francisco; his brother, Mike (Josephine) Lisac, Pueblo; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Recitation of the Rosary followed immediately by Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Wednesday, St. Mary Church, Walsenburg. Interment, South St. Mary Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Mazzone Hall following interment.

Lisac, Jack M.
Jack M. Lisac - Pueblo Chieftain - November 1, 1987 - Jack M. Lisac of Walsenburg. Uncle of Frank M. Lisac, Walsenburg; Babe (Ray) Hegler and Mike (Josephine) Lisac, both of Pueblo; and Kate Werbich, San Francisco, Calif. Survived also by cousins and numerous grandnieces and grandnephews. Service, St. Mary Church. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Sunday; Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday. Interment, South St. Mary Cemetery, Walsenburg. Graveside service by UMWA and Eagles, Aerie No. 1727, Aguilar, with military honors. The family will receive friends at Mazzone Hall following the burial services.

Liscum, Mary Alice
Mary Alice Liscum - Pueblo Chieftain - June 2, 1987 - Mary Alice Liscum, 89, former Boulder resident, died May 29, 1987, in Greeley. Mrs. Liscum was born in Cando, N.D., Sept.; 10, 1898, to James B. Clifton and Cora Dakota Moore Clifton. She married Thomas C. Liscum, Dec. 30, 1916. The couple lived in Montana until 1952 when they moved to Pueblo. While in Pueblo she worked with her son at a carmel corn shop. After her husband died in 1968, she moved to Boulder. She is survived by her son, Thomas C. Liscum; foster son, Charles Chleepe, Renton, Wash.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Preceded in death by son, George, in 1981. Memorial service, 1:30 p.m. today St. Paul United Methodist Church, Boulder. Contributions may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church, 4215 Grinell, Boulder, 80303.

Lisle, Ora
Ore Lisle - Pueblo Chieftain - April 13, 1978 - Ore Lisle, late of 3369 S. I-25, passed away April 12, 1978, in a local hospital. Survived by a step-son, Earl Shultz of Dearborn, Mo., two step-grandchildren and two sisters, Mable George and Crystal Burr, both of St. Joseph, Mo. Mr. Lisle is also survived by two dear friends, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cowden, Mr. Lisle was born Sept. 22, 1900, in the state of Missouri and had been a Pueblo County resident for approximately seven years. He had been retired from Cowden Truck Stop Service Station. Preceded in death by his wife, Mary Etta Lisle, who passed away Oct. 16, 1972. Final arrangements with Meierhoffer-Firemann Funeral Home, Inc. in St. Joseph, Mo. Interment, Ashland Cemetery.

Lisonbee, Jennifer
Jennifer Lisonbee - Pueblo Chieftain - April 21, 1987 - Jennifer Lisonbee, 16, died April 19, near Colorado City. Born to Dr. John and Marsha Lisonbee on April 29, 1970, in Provo, Utah. She came to Walsenburg last summer and was a student at John Mall High School, as well as part-time clerk, at The Other Side and Star Drug Store. Member of the Church of the Latter-day Saints. Living relatives include father, Dr. John (Valerie) Lisonbee, Walsenburg; mother, Marsha Lisonbee, St. Johns, Ariz.; brothers, Phillip, Doug, Craig, Michael, all of St. Johns; sisters, Emily, of St. Johns, and Laura, Walsenburg; maternal grandparents, Lee and Gwen Waters, St. Johns; paternal grandparents, Ernest and Opal Lisonbee, Monroe, Utah; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Memorial service, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, J. M. Antle Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, St. Johns on Friday, April 24. Contributions to the Jennifer Lisonbee memorial fund may be made through the funeral home Office or at First National Bank in Walsenburg.

Lissner, Mollie
Mrs. Mollie Lissner - Yampa Leader - January 11, 1908 - Mrs. Mollie Lissner, aged 100 years, died at the home of her son, Aaron Lissner, in Pueblo December 29th. She served as a nurse during the Franco-Prussian war and resided in the very heart of the hostile country in the German rebellion of 1848. She was born in Posen, German, in 1807 and came to this country twenty-two years ago. She resided in Denver many years ago.

Listului, Boggio
Boggio Listului - Bayfield Blade - December 15, 1910 - Killed by Rock Fall - Trinidad, Colo. - Boggio Listului was killed by a fall of rock in the Regson mine near Rugby. He was twenty-four and single.

Littig, Earl Eugene
Earl Eugene Littig - Pueblo Chieftain - February 03, 1998 - Earl Eugene Littig, 92, passed away Feb. 2, 1998. Born Jan. 31, 1906, in Moline, Ill. Mr. Littig retired from the Colorado State Hospital in July 1971 and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. Preceded in death by his wife, Edna, in 1994. Survived by daughter, Betty (George) Perry, Pueblo- sisters, Marguerite Snell, Medicine Lodge, Kan., and Ethel Butler, Monticello, Utah- granddaughters, Cathy (Dwight) Hellmers, Lakewood, Colo., Judy (Chris) Rogers, Las Vegas, Nev., and Luanne (Scott) Thornburg, Kansas City, Mo.- three great-grandchildren- and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the funeral home. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, 1998, Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family respectfully requests the omission of flowers.

Littig, Mary N.
Mary N. Littig - Pueblo Chieftain - March 20, 1999 - Mary N. Littig, 88, of Northglenn, formerly of Pueblo, passed away March 18,1999, in Denver. Mary was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Pueblo. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn A. Littig, in 1995, to whom she had been married for 65 years. Survived by her son, Robert (Dora) Littig-grandchildren, Robert Littig Jr., Teri Goode and Traci Doyle-great-grandchildren, Debbie and Richard Lipke. Graveside service, 1 p.m. Monday, March 22, 1999, at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Those who wish may make contributions to the Alzheimer Association in memory of Mary Litig.

Little, Don
Don Little - Pueblo Chieftain - October 1992 - Don Little, passed away unexpectedly Oct. 4, 1992. Survived by his wife, Sally; three children, Jeff and Donna Little and Donald J. Large; mother, Faye Little, Pueblo; and brother, Murray (Loretta) Little, Oregon; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Don was employed with the Bessemer Irrigation Ditch Company for 16 years. Preceded in death by his father Murray W. Little. Graveside service, 1 p.m. Friday, Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of food or flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the charity of your choice.

Little, George Mahlon
George Mahlon Little - Pueblo Chieftain - December 19, 1987 - George Mahlon Little, late of 520 W. 19th, passed away Dec. 17, 1987. Mr. Little was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses North Congregation. He is survived by his wife, Floy M. Little, of the family home; one brother, Lewis (Frances) Little of Pueblo; one sister, Lillian (Claude) Holderman of Ordway; and several nieces and nephews. Cremation. Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, with Mr. Tom Parr officiating. The family respectfully requests the omission of flowers. Those who wish may make donations to the Jehovah's Witnesses North Congregation through the funeral home office. The family may be contacted at 1605 Glenwood Lane.

Little, Lewis M.
Lewis M. Little - Pueblo Chieftain - December 22, 1987 - Lewis M. Little, late of Pueblo, died Dec. 21, 1987, at a local nursing home. Survived by his wife Frances Little of the family home; stepchildren Jerry (Dee) Toft, Grand Junction, and Corinne Toft, Pueblo; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister Lillian (Claud) Holderman, Ordway. Member of Faith United Methodist Church. Born Jan. 21, 1908, in Rye. Lifetime Pueblo County resident. Mr. Little was a farmer. He served as mayor of Rye for a number of years. Mr. and Mrs. Little were married Sept. 7, 1 950, in Santa Fe, N.M. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, Mountain View Cemetery with the Rev. Kenneth Finer an officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to his church.

Little, Ruth M.
Ruth M. Little - Pueblo Chieftain - November 15, 1987 - Ruth M. Little passed away Nov. 13, 1987. Mother of John (Elizabeth) Little. Also survived by four grandchildren. Immediate cremation; no services.

Little, William C.
William C. Little - Pueblo Chieftain - November 17, 2004 - William C. Little, 85, born Jan. 24, 1919, passed away Nov. 13, 2004. Survived by his daughter, Kathy Ann Meyer; son, Thomas Little; and dear friend, Leon Sonksen. Also survived by four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, Will and Naomi Little; and sister, Jeanette Little. After receiving his teaching degree from Iowa State Teacher's College in Cedar Falls, Iowa, William was the elementary coordinator for the Rocky Ford Colorado School. He was a teacher for many years at Carlile School in Pueblo. William received his master's degree from Colorado State University, and was a lifelong member of NEA. After his retirement, he pursued his love of archaeology and geology, part-time farming and working for Great Basin Consultants. The family wishes to give special thanks to the home health care providers, especially Nancy Wimber and Mary Valle, the doctors and staff of the Pueblo VA Clinic, and neighbor, Debbie Miller, for their care and concern for William. At his request, cremation, with no viewing or services.

Litz, Earl E.
Earl E. Litz – Pueblo Indicator – January 10, 1948 – Earl Litz Dies In New Jersey – Earl E. Litz, a native Puebloan, died Dec. 26, in Bloomfield N.J., while he and his widow were visiting the home of their daughter, Mrs. Margaret Grosgean. They had gone to New Jersey to spend the Christmas holidays. Mr. Litz was a graduate of Central high school and he and his wife, the former Ida Reese who was a daughter of the late City Commissioner Will Reese, moved to the east after their marriage in 1902. Mr. and Mrs. Litz made their home in Wakefield, Rhode Island. A brother, George Litz, who died a few years ago, operated the Litz blacksmith shop and later on the present Pioneer garage at Northern and Routt. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Litz, daughter, Mrs. Grosgean, three grandchildren, and a nephew, Harry S. Haney, 1933 Carteret.

Litz, William Haywood
William Haywood Litz - Trinidad Times Independent - August 4, 2005 - William Haywood Litz, 73, of Rockport, Texas, passed away Aug. 1, 2005. He was born Oct. 24, 1931, in Port Lavaca, Texas. William was the owner of Sago Palms RV Ranch and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Marjorie Lester Litz, and daughter Anita Elaine Litz. He is survived by a daughter, Carla Ann Litz of Trinidad, and a son, William H. Litz II and wife Rachel of San Francisco, and a sister, Darleen Morrow of Trinity, Texas. Pallbearers are William H. Litz, Carla Ann Litz, David Hoelscher, Bob Robert Stockton, Rachel Litz and Tommy Byrd. Honorary Pallbearers are Edward Morrow and Francisco Gallegos. Services will be held Friday, Aug. 5, at 10 a.m. at Grace Funeral Home in Texas with the Rev. Bette Burris officiating. Burial will be held at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Graveside services under auspices of Victoria Veterans Council, V.F.W., American Legion, Vietnam Veterans, D.A.V., C.W.V., Marine Corps League, Military Order of Purple Hearts, Military Order of World Wars, Ex P.O.W., and Korean War Veterans. Memorials may be made to Rockport Lions Club, P.O. Box 403, Fulton, Texas 78358.

Livingstone, Adolph
Adolph Livingstone - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - March 23, 1923 - Trinidad - Driving a newly purchased Christmas automobile for the first time, Adolph Livingstone, 60 years old, was killed recently when his car plunged off the highway near Jansen, two miles west of Trinidad, and dropped into an arroyo. Livingstone's neck was broken. Livingstone had lived in Trinidad but a short time and was a workman in the building trades.

Livornese, Agnes Josephine
Agnes Josephine Supple Livornese - Colorado Springs Gazette - February 1, 2008 - December 22, 1923 to January 23, 2008. Agnes was born on December 23, 1922 in Pueblo, Colorado. During the Great Depression, she helped her parents support their poor family by selling potato salad and gathering worms to sell as bait. As a child, she won a national championship for her beautiful handwriting. She graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1946. She met the love of her life, Joseph A. Livornese, in post-WWII Germany. They were married in 1950. Together they traveled the world during their 57 years as husband and wife and during his illustrious career as a foreign service officer. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, who passed last January. She joined him in heaven on January 23, 2008 in San Diego. Agnes is survived by her daughter, Joanne Kramer; son, John Livornese; son, Ned Livornese; son, Don Livornese; daughter, Kathleen Livornese; brother, William Supple and 13 grandchildren. Agnes will be sorely missed by all of her family and all of her many friends. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in Pueblo, Colorado.

Lizardi, Ignacio
Ignacio Lizardi - Pueblo Chieftain - April 22, 1999 - Ignacio Lizardi, 78, departed this life April 20, 1999, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital following a brief illness. "Lee," as he was known to family and friends, was born Oct. 10, 1920, in Cayuas, Puerto Rico. He retired from the U.S. Army with over 20 years service. He also retired a second time from civil service as a diesel mechanic at Fort Carson. He was a lifetime member of TREA. He also enjoyed fishing, camping and working on automobile engines. Survived by his beloved wife, Lucy Gomez Lizardi, of the family home- children, Anthony (Sharon) Vasquez and Vivian (Paul) Parker, both of Colorado Springs, James Lizardi and Loren Lizardi, both of Pueblo, Eva Ann Lizardi, Denver, and Francisco (Helen) Escalona, Florida- seven grandchildren, Reyna Carpenter, Stephanie Gillutte, Leslie Quintana, Andrea Martinez, Christopher, LeTicia and Loren Lizardi Jr.- and four great-grandchildren, Joshua, Angelica, Alonzo and Irena. Visitation, 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rev. Robert Carden, celebrant. Full military honors at graveside, Roselawn Cemetery, by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Family will receive friends at the family home.



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