The Tri-County Obituary Project

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

The Tri-County Obituary Project Coordinator is Louise Adams .
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London, Alonzo
Alonzo London - Pueblo Chieftain - January 07, 1998 - Alonzo London, 94, passed away Jan. 4, 1998, at Parkview Episcopal Medical Center. A Pueblo resident for the past 45 years, he had retired from the Graham Plow Company. He was born on Sept. 8, 1903, in Marlin, Texas. Preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Sarah (Thomas) London- wife, Ersie Mae London. Survived by three sisters, Ola B. Jackson, Denna Touchtone and Lillie Mae White, all of Waco, Texas- favorite nephews, Willie (Bernie) White, Colorado Springs, James White, Dallas, Texas, Harold (Josephine) White, Renton, Wash., Ziona (Wilbert) Medlock, Waco, Texas- numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Thursday, Angelus Chapel, Rev. F.L. Chandler officiating. Interment, Doris Miller Memorial Park, Waco, Texas.

Long, A. A.
A. A. Long – Pueblo Chieftain – July 26, 1920 – The funeral of A. A. Long will be held from the Whiton chapel this afternoon at 2 o'clock.

Long, A. K.
Captain A. K. Long – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – January 31, 1878 – Captain A. K. Long, commissary of subsistence at Washington, committed suicide on Wednesday by shooting himself near the heart. He was formerly stationed at Fort Union, New Mexico, and had many friends.

Long, Albert
Albert Long – Bayfield Blade – October 6, 1916 – Woman Guilty of Manslaughter – Pueblo – Mrs. Sadie Lawson, charged with the murder of Maximo Basquez on the night of Aug. 15, was found guilty of manslaughter after the jury had been out over five hours. The jury recommended the leniency of the court. The conviction of Mrs. Lawson was the second one of the week in which a woman was found guilty of manslaughter in the District Court. Mrs. Martha Gallimore received a like verdict for the murder of Albert Long.

Long, Audrey M.
Audrey M. Long - Pueblo Chieftain - May 16, 2004 - Audrey M. Long, 66, born March 20, 1938, passed away May 12, 2004. Survived by her husband, Stephen Kuker; children, Jeffrey (Janet) Lewis, Jerry (Jennett) Lewis and Cheryl (Les) Klusack; granddaughters, Stephanie Lewis and Audrey Smyser; and five stepgrandchildren, Jesse, Athena, Morgan, Cortney and Samantha; great-grandchildren, Brielle and Colleen Lewis; sisters, Jenny (Paul) Nee and Linda (Walter) Marquez; and numerous nieces and nephews. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Long, Birdie M.
Birdie M. Long - Pueblo Chieftain - May 03, 1986 - Birdie M. Long, 91, of 416 Vigil Ave., Las Animas, died May 2, 1986. She is survived by three sons: Charley L. (Kitty Ann) Long, Las Animas; Clarence G. (Marie) Long, Cheraw; Ross Lane (Jodie) Long, Las Animas; two daughters: Mrs. Nelva J. (Russell) Ritter, Sugar City; and Mrs. Betty Jo (Allen) Murray, Big Fork, Mont. Also survived by 16 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Griffy and Horber Funeral Chapel, Las Animas. Interment, Las Animas Cemetery.

Long, Caroline C.
Caroline C. Long - Pueblo Chieftain - September 25, 1926 - The funeral of Mrs. Caroline C. Long will take place at 2 o'clock (this) Saturday afternoon, September 25, at the family home, 733 Beulah Avenue. The Rev. C. E. Coles will officiate. Order of the Eastern Star No. 7 will exemplify their ritualistic funeral service at Roselawn cemetery, where interment will be made. Arrangements by the Davis Mortuary.

Long, Charles William
Charles William Long - Pueblo Chieftain - April 07, 2006 - Charles William Long, 96 died April 2, 2006 at home in Cheltenham, PA. A native of Portland, Colo., Mr. Long lost his father Attilio, who had changed the family name from Cenerazzo to Long because it was too "long", in the great flu epidemic of 1918. After graduating from Florence High School, Florence Colo. in 1927, Mr. Long moved to Philadelphia, PA. with his mother Mary, his older brother William, and his younger brother Adolph. In Philadelphia, Mr. Long both individually and with various partners, ran a number of businesses in the food industry including groceries, luncheonettes and produce stores. Over the years they were located on Point Breeze Ave., 20th St. & Fairmont Ave., Rising Sun Ave. at 11th St., 3520 Germantown Ave., and 1307 Veining St. He served in World War II as a supply Sgt. with the Army Air Corps in the China Burma India campaign. After officially retiring and closing his sandwich shop in 1972 he still worked part time for a number of years helping and advising at the Farmer Joe's produce shop located at 5th St. & Cheltenham Ave., near his home. He is survived by his wife, Gilda Long, son, Charles Patrick Long, daughter, Ann Marie Leva, her husband Joseph A. Leva, three grandchildren, Joseph C., Michael W., and Jill Marie Leva, and his loving sister-in-law Ida Sesso. Services will be held from the Heritage Chapel, George Washington Memorial Park, 80 Stenton Ave., Plymouth Meeting, PA on Friday, April 7, at 1pm. Relatives and friends may gather at the Chapel from 12noon-1 pm. Interment, George Washington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions in his memory to Holy Redeemer Hospice Services, 12265 Townsend Rd., Suite 400, Phila., PA 19154. Kirk & Nice Inc.

Long, Dan
Dan Long - Pueblo Chieftain - October 19, 1986 - Dan Long of Ordway, died Monday, Oct. 13, 1986, the victim of a drowning. Son of Joe and Alice Long of Ordway. Service, 1 p.m. Monday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, La Junta. Graveside service, 3 p.m. Monday, Valley View Cemetery, Ordway. Visitation, noon to 8 p.m. Sunday and 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Jonach Funeral Home. Family suggests memorials to the Dan Long Memorial Search and Rescue Fund, in care of Crowley County Sheriff Office, Ordway.

Long, Esther
Esther Long - Pueblo Chieftain - May 21, 2000 - Esther Long, 90, passed away May 19, 2000. Survived by her son, Shorty Long of San Diego, Calif.; daughter-in-law, Betty Long of California; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Long, on Dec. 9, 1993; daughter, Lois Ruth Long, on Aug. 20, 1937; and son, Paul David Long, in October 1998. Born June 24, 1909, in Havre, Mont. Esther was a volunteer for many organizations, including the Department of Social Services, where she would lend a listening ear to sick and lonely people across Pueblo through her telephone ministry. She was an active member of Pueblo Christian Center and taught Sunday School for over 50 years. At her request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Pueblo Christian Center, 1605 S. Pueblo Blvd., with Pastor Gregg Slaughter officiating. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to the Mission Fund at Pueblo Christian Center.

Long, Forest W.
Forest W. Long - Pueblo Chieftain - May 23, 2001 - Forest W. Long - A memorial service will be held at 10am on Saturday May 26, 2001 at the First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Deborah Kehle Como officiating. Mr. Long passed away at his Santa Maria home on May 13, 2001, at the age of 88. He was born in Onega, Kansas on February 20, 1913. He lived with his parents Will and Edith Long in Kansas till 1929 when they moved to Denver, Colorado. He graduated from East High School in Denver and attended Denver University for one year. He married Doris Elizabeth Thompson on September 3, 1938. They had two children, Cynthia Sue Kempers of Grand Junction, CO. and Ronald Bruce Long of Solvang, CA. He was in route sales for a local creamery in Denver till 1944 when he was drafter in the Navy and served for 23 years till his retirement in 1969. He was transferred to CA. in 1959 and his wife Doris preceded him in death in 1967. Mr. Long returned to Colorado and worked for Denver Equipment Co. in Colorado Springs till 1976. He moved to Pueblo, Colorado in 1981 and was an active member and elder of the First Presbyterian Church. Mr. Long was a life member of TREA Chapter 20 and held many offices including President. He was a Life member of VFW. He married Oqua Johnson on May 2, 1981 in Pueblo. Together they moved to Santa Maria in 1996 and enjoyed living at Casa Grande Mobile Home Estates. His wife Oqua, sister Wilma Stevens of Santa Maria, two children, two step children (Donna Green of Santa Maria and Burl Neal of Indianapolis, IN.), 19 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren (under the age of fourteen) survive Mr. Long. In lieu of flowers please remember First Presbyterian Church or Hospice of Santa Maria. Internment will be a Naval Military ceremony at rose Lawn Cemetery in Pueblo, CO on Saturday, May 26, 2001.

Long, H. Leroy
H. Leroy Long - Colorado Springs Gazette - March 10, 1994 - H. Leroy Long, a former Pueblo resident, died March 5, 1994, in Lake George. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, Pueblo, with the Rev. Ross Kershaw officiating. Burial will be at Imperial Memorial Gardens, Pueblo, followed by a reception at the Imperial Reception Hall. Adrian Comer Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Mr. Long is survived by his sister, LeAnn Johnson of Genoa, Ill.; and a grandmother, Clara Myers of Colorado Springs. He graduated from Centennial High School in 1972. He was a member of the Lake George Business Association, and was the owner of Trav-L-Port Campground in Lake George. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lake George Rescue/Fire Department directly or in care of Adrian Comer Funeral Home, 2710 N. Elizabeth St., Pueblo 81003-0206.

Long, Horace
Horace Long – Pueblo Colorado Daily Chieftain – April 6, 1876 – Horace Long, one of the oldest American residents of Las Animas County, died the 28th inst., at his residence in this county. He was about seventy years old.

Long, James J.
James J. Long – Colorado Weekly Chieftain – January 15, 1880 – Died at his home in Beulah, Pueblo county, Colorado, on Friday, January 2, 1880, at 5 P. M., of scrofula, James J. Long, formerly of Frankfurt, Kentucky, aged fifty-seven years. Mr. Long was one of Kentucky's noblest sons. Several years ago he came to Colorado from the blue grass region and located in Beulah. He brought with him ample means and went to work with energy and determination. His industry, his enterprise, his warm heart, his broad and noble views, his sociability, his unobtrusiveness and his integrity won for him the respect, confidence, attachment and esteem of our whole community. Mr. Long was a Mason but circumstances would not permit his burial with Masonic honors, but the funeral was attended by the neighborhood in a body, and every respect shown his memory. Elder Pickerell's sermon was impressive, proper and deserved. A good man has gone to his eternal home. Thitherward we are all going. Ere long our race is run. We deplore with his noble wife, his kind relations and numerous friends the heavy blow dealt them. Our sympathy in their misfortune is deep and sincere, and our grief is poignant and keen, but we must submit to the decrees of Providence. Peace to his ashes.

Long, John D.
John D. Long – Pueblo Indicator – January 10, 1948 – John D. Long Dies – Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Davis chapel for John D. Long, 70, life-long resident of Pueblo who died Monday morning at his home, 508 W. Orman. Masonic rites followed at the graveside on Roselawn cemetery. Mr. Long operated a drug store at Evans and Summit for many years before retiring several years ago. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Jessie Long of the family home, a daughter, Mrs. Harold W. Green, and granddaughter, Janet of 1334 Carteret, a brother Burton R. Long of Pueblo, and a sister, Mrs. E.W. Eastman of Portland, Ore. He was a member of the Broadway Christian church, a member of Silver State lodge No. 95 AF&AM, and master in 1925, and in 1920 was worthy patron of Pueblo lodge 7, OES.

Long, L. (Mrs.)
Mrs. L. Long – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – July 23, 1874 – Died in South Pueblo, on the 21st inst., Mrs. Long, wife of L. Long.

Long, Lillie Lee
Lillie Lee Long - Pueblo Chieftain - February 11, 1999 - Lillie Lee Long went to be with our Lord on Feb. 8, 1999. Lillie is survived by her sons, Edgar (Elizabeth) Leyendecker of Golden, Colo., Stanley (Joan) Leyendecker of Virginia, and John (Louise) Leyendecker of Texas- daughter, Billie (Phil) Garver of Pueblo- grandchildren, Michael Graham and Michelle Wichser of Pueblo, Ethan and Holly Leyendecker of Golden, Barbara Ann, Douglas, John and Lara Leyendecker, Tony and John Leyendecker Jr., Pamela Winn, Patricia Dwyer and Richard Leyendecker Jr., Deena, Debbie and Lillie Leyendecker. Ms. Long had multiple great-grandchildren, all of whom she cared for deeply. She was predeceased by her parents- husbands, Edward A. Leyendecker and W.J. Long- brothers, William Cammack, George Cammack and John A. Cammack Jr.- son, Richard Leyendecker- grandson, Stanley Leyendecker Jr.- and great-granddaughter, Rebecca Fouts. Born on June 25, 1909, at the head of the Blanco River in Texas. Lillie owned and operated cafes in the Llano, Texas, area for several years. As per her request, cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, 1999, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with the Rev. Ray Hawkins officiating. Interment in Kingsland Cemetery, Kingsland, Texas. Memorials may be made in her honor to the Alzheimer's Association through the funeral home.

Long, Lorraine
Lorraine Long - Pueblo Chieftain - October 02, 2001 - Lorraine Long, 72, of Pueblo, passed away Sept. 28, 2001. Mrs. Long will be remembered by her family as someone who thoroughly loved life to the fullest. She enjoyed fishing at Blue Mesa, loved going to Cripple Creek with her husband and liked to plan and go on picnics. She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Anne Strell; and her mother- and father-in-law, H. O. and Mamie Long. She is survived by her loving husband, James Long; sons, David (Barbara) Francis, and Mark (Maureen) Francis; stepsons, James (Cindy) Long and David (Darleen) Long; grandchildren, Renee (Tom) Burke, Adam (Kristen) Francis, Emily, Matthew and Laura Francis, James Alan and Amber Long, Tina Atkinson and Tera Long; one great-grandchild, Hollie. Memorial service to be held at St. Peter the Apostle Episcopal Church, 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, with the Rev. James Bimbi officiating. Inurnment immediately following in the All Souls Garden at the church.

Long, Lorraine Belle
Lorraine Belle Long - Pueblo Chieftain - June 27, 2006 - Lorraine Belle Long, born in Mildred, Kan., Dec. 7, 1925, passed away June 21, 2006. Lorraine was a Colorado Springs resident since 1964. She was the wife of Alfred M. Long, homemaker and beloved mother. She is survived by daughters: Judy A. Mckinsey (Tony) of Pueblo, Colo., Janet M. Beasley (Sterling) of Mo., sons: Jerry M. Long of Colo. Springs, Thomas D. Long of Calif., granddaughters: Jamie Kashin, Crystal Genziano, Julie Hershey, Heather Friederichs; grandsons: Brandon Long, Scott Mckinsey, Derek Long, great grandsons: Tyler Mckinsey, Mason and Christian Hersey. Lorraine was the wife of Alfred Monroe Long who preceded her in death. Lorraine was a devoted wife and mother and her absence will be deeply felt by her children and friends. We are all very happy that she has joined our Father for eternity. There was a private family service held in her remembrance on Sat., June 24, 2006.

Long, Norma J.
Norma J. Lepeska Long - Pueblo Chieftain - June 23, 1999 - Norma J. Lepeska Long, 69, of Pueblo, passed away June 20, 1999 . Survived by her husband of 49 years, Robert Blair Long- children, Robert Blair "R.B."(LaRae) Long and Nola Gae Long of Reno, Nev.- grandmother of Curtis, Adam, Jennifer and Amy Long. Also survived by her brother, Bernard (Irene) Lepeskaof Moss Point, Miss.- as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Long was a member of St. Joseph Church parish in Blende and was active in the church's music program. She served as Pueblo County Coordinator for Reach to Recovery for the American Cancer Society. Visitation, Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to5 p.m., at the funeral home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday and funeral Mass, Friday,10 a.m., St. Joseph Church in Blende. Interment, Fort Lyon National Cemetery, Fort Lyon, Colo. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society's Reach to Recovery Program in Norma's name.

Long, Rita
Rita Long - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home - November 9, 2004 - Rita Long, age 69, died November 2, 2004 in Pueblo, Colorado. She was born July 6, 1935 in Sopris, Colorado to Arthur and Brigida (Gomez) Long. She attended grade school at St. Thomas in Sopris and graduated from Holy Trinity Catholic School in 1954. She went to school in Pueblo for cosmetology then went to work at the Trinidad State Nursing Home and worked her entire career of 37 years at the facility. After retiring she worked as a volunteer at TSNH until just recently. She lived in Sopris until the 1970's when the dam was built. She was a member of the VFW, American Legion and the First Christian Church. She sang with the Benny Hinn choir and graduated from Bible College in the summer of 2004. She also sang in the choir for the conference year of 2004 Victory World Outreach Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Rita was always cleaning her yard and was loved by her children and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and son Gerald Long. She is survived by her brother Carlos Long, Trinidad; sisters Stella (Eddie) Casias, Denver; Shirley (Tony) Pacheco, Mesa, AZ; grandchildren Georgina (Jamie) Munoz, Melissa (Frank) Chavez, Gerald (Stephanie) Long, Crystal (Gabriel Archuleta) Long all of Greeley; great grandchildren Alonzo, Josiah, Adriana and Christian Munoz; Marissa, Memriah, Mary Jane, Katana and Katira Chavez; Ebony, Jolie, Jayla and Jenne Long and one more on the way. Pallbearers will be Gerald Long, Jaime Munoz, Frank Chavez, Gabriel Archuleta, Ronnie Corral and Nick Platius. Visitation will be Wednesday November 10, 2004 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 10a.m. Thursday November 11, 2004 at the First Christian Church with Pastor Cary Nelson officiating. Internment will follow at the Trinidad Masonic Cemetery. The family may be contacted at 312 Monroe Street. The family of Rita Long has entrusted Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home with the funeral arrangements.

Long, Ross Lane
Ross Lane Long - Pueblo Chieftain - June 23, 1998 - Ross Lane Long, 66, of 415 Cottonwood Ave., Las Animas, died Monday, June 22, 1998, at his home. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, 1998, at Fort Lyon National Cemetery. Family prefers memorials to the Arkansas Valley Hospice Organization.

Long, Ruth D.
Ruth D. Long - Pueblo Chieftain - October 23, 1998 - Ruth D. Long, 85, passed away Oct. 21, 1998. Survived by her children, Marvin A.M. (Barbara) Long of Canon City, Rayma (David) Meserve of Pueblo, Judith (Gary) Harper of Las Vegas, Nev., Laura (Richard) Johnson of Pueblo, Jerri E. (Paul) Shreve of Colorado City and Bruce (Barbara) Long of Colorado Springs- 28 grandchildren- 40 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Alex M. Long, on Jan. 4, 1993- son, Ronald Long in 1943- and parents, Ray and Cassie Winey. Born Feb. 10, 1913, in Charter Oak, Iowa. Ruth will lie in state at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, 1998, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4720 Surfwood, with the Bishop Richard Wisner officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Long, Sandra
Sandra McElrath Long - Pueblo Chieftain - January 23, 2000 - Sandra McElrath Long passed away on Jan. 21, 2000. She was born Jan. 4, 1949, in Greeley. Survivors include husband, Earl, of Pueblo; parents, Herbert and Lalah McElrath; brother, Neal McElrath; and sister-in-law, Ruth, all of Colorado Springs; sister, Donna Pratt, of Aurora; stepchildren, Terry and Brook; step-grandchildren, Evan and Toree; and many nieces and nephews. Sandra was preceded in death by brothers, Gwin and Ronnie. She received a bachelor's degree from Colorado State University and went on to earn a master's degree from the University of Northern Colorado. Sandra started working for Colorado State in rehab in 1976 and was instrumental in getting many buildings in Pueblo made accessible for the disabled. She worked tirelessly for the disabled until her retirement in 1992. Sandra had a very strong belief in family and friends and spent many hours working on genealogies for her and Earl's family. She loved music and taught herself to play the dulcimer. Her love for the outdoors took her out to remote mountain areas, where she found a new freedom to go to places otherwise inaccessible. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Wayside Cross Gospel Rescue Mission, 728 W. 4th, Pueblo, 81003. Funeral service, 6 p.m. Monday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will also be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Adamson Memorial Chapel, 47th Ave. and 20th St., Greeley. Interment, Sunset Memorial Gardens, Greeley.

Long, Velma
Velma Long - Pueblo Chieftain - July 30, 2003 - Velma Long, 88, passed away July 25, 2003. Preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Garland Long. Velma is survived by her sister, Dorothy Ruspini, Pueblo; nieces and nephews, John (Shonnie) Long, Pueblo, Harvey (Sandie) Long, Riverside, Calif., Myra (Kent) Nichols, Beryl, Utah, Shirley Morgan, San Diego, Calif., Bill Ruspini, Pueblo West; special friends, Melvin Squire, Pueblo, and Sharon Whitmire and family, Fountain. Velma retired from the Public Service Co. after 29 years of service. Visitation, 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. A closed casket funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church, 10th and Main. Interment, 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1, 2003, at Fairmount Cemetery, Alameda and Quebec, Denver. Donations may be made in memory of Velma to Dream Weavers through the funeral home.

Longabach, Florence M.
Florence M. (Sheldon) Longabach - Pueblo Chieftain - January 27, 2005 - Florence M. (Sheldon) Longabach, known as "Flossie" to her friends, passed away Jan. 25, 2005. Born Oct. 18, 1919, near Wilsey, Kan., she is survived by daughter, Linda S. De Laine; and son-in-law, Thomas R. De Laine; three granddaughters, Natoshia, Nicolette and Natalie. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, at Imperial Funeral Home. Private family interment.

Longgrear, Dorothy
Dorothy Longgrear - Pueblo Chieftain - March 11, 1999 - Dorothy Longgrear passed away March 9, 1999, in Pueblo. Dorothy was born May16, 1919, in Higginsville, Mo., to Robert and Lillie MacMurtree. She was employed as a Pysch Tech at the Colorado State Hospital for 23 years before her retirement. On Oct. 24, 1938, she married Russell H. Longgrear who preceded her in death in 1961. Dorothy was also preceded in death by her parents- brother, Floyd MacMurtree- and sister, Roseanna MacMurtree-Beach. Among her survivors are sons, Russell (Patricia) of Pueblo and Robert of Colorado Springs- daughter, Carol (Robert) Wands of Pueblo- grandchildren, Russell (Rhonda), Kirk and William Longgrear, Kirby (Rod) Marquez, Cassandra (John Krupka) Wands and Andrey Del Schultz-Longgrear- great-grandchildren, Josh, Trudy, Rachael, Danielle, Russell IV, Jessica, Kendell, Savannah and Conley- sister, Edith LaVerne Beard- as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Visitation for Dorothy will be held from 1 until 6 p.m. today at the mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 12,1999, in the Davis Memorial Chapel with Rev. Ross Kershaw officiating. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Cemetery. Dorothy was an avid reader and the family suggests donations may be made to the Pueblo Regional Library-Juvenile Department.

Longinotti, James A. (Mrs.)
Mrs. James A. Longinotti - Pueblo Chieftain - July 5, 1898 - Death came very suddenly and unexpected to Mrs. Helen Longinotti last evening. She died at her home 611 west Eleventh street at 7 o'clock of acute heart trouble. Mrs. Longinotti was as well as usual yesterday and her death was entirely unexpected. She was the wife of J. A. Longinotti, who has been in charge of the Chieftain bindery for years. She leaves three children besides her husband to mourn her loss. The funeral announcement will appear later. Pueblo Chieftain - July 6, 1898 - Mr. and Miss Larkin, brother and sister of the late Mrs. J. A. Longinotti will arrive in Pueblo from Chicago some time Thursday, and the funeral will be held that day from St. Ignatius church, and the hour will be stated later.

Longinotti, John J.
John J. Longinotti – Pueblo Chieftain – April 23, 1930 – The funeral of John J. Longinotti was held yesterday morning at 8:30 from the funeral chapel of T. G. McCarthy & Sons, and at 9 o'clock from Sacred Heart church.  Rev. Fr. Thomas J. Wolohan offered mass.  Miss Josephine Cardillo sang “I Need Thee, Heart of Jesus” and “My Child, Give Thee My Heart.”  The flower bearers were Mesdames Bessie Fink, Elizabeth Kane, Cora Goldsberry and Sarah Akin.  The pallbearers were J. Arthur O'Brein, L. T. Morgan, L. E. Langdon, William S. Kane, Lawrence Accola and Thomas O'Rourke.  The interment was in the family burial plot in Roselawn cemetery.

Longmaid, Ingrid B.
Ingrid B. Longmaid - Pueblo Chieftain - July 05, 1998 - Ingrid B. Longmaid, 67, of 15 Parmenter Road, died Monday, June 8, at Southern New Hampshire Regional Medical Center, Nashua, N.H., following a long illness. She was born Jan. 1, 1931, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of Edward Rolf and Harriet (Scobie) Boensnes. She had grown up in Oslo, Norway, and after returning to the United States in 1942, during World War II, she had lived in Connecticut, North Hampton, N.H., Pueblo, and later Needham, Mass. While living in Pueblo she taught preschool classes at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension school. She had been an active member of the Episcopal Church most of her adult life and was a member of the Church of the Transfiguration, Derry, N.H. She was known for her love of animals. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, William H. Longmaid of Londonderry, N.H., a teacher in the Pueblo Public Schools from 1956 through 1963- three daughters, Katherine (Robert) Johnson of Arlington, Mass., June (Dennis) White of Clinton, Maine, and Linda (Paul) Zaffini of Bow, N.H.- seven grandchildren- one sister, Greta (Paul) Bokros of Trevett, Maine, and San Diego, Calif.- her mother-in-law, Katherine (Rudy) Fahl of Epping, N.H., formerly of Colorado Springs- one niece and one nephew.

Longo, Eunice H.
Mrs. Eunice H. Longo - Pueblo Chieftain - April 24, 1983 - Mrs. Eunice H. Longo, of 3417 Fairfield, April 22, 1983. Wife of Louis Longo and mother of Louis L. (Randy) Longo; Mrs. Donna (Ben) Corsentino, Virginia Wallace and Mrs. Sandra (Terry) Newsom, all of Pueblo. Sister of Lynn Kerber, New Albany, Ind.; Howard Kerber, Springfield, Ore., And Mrs. Sylvia Williams, Bertha, Minn. Survived also by eight grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers, Lloyd and Norman Kerber. Mrs. Longo was a member of First Seventh-day Adventist Church, where services will be held. The time will be announced at a later date. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 635 W. Corona, Pueblo 81004. The family may be contacted at the family home, 3417 Fairfield.

Longo, John
John Longo - Pueblo Chieftain - November 20, 1997 - John Longo passed away Nov. 14, 1997. Preceded in death by his wife, Reba L. Longo, in 1990 and son, Charles K. Longo. Survived by grandchildren, Ricky and Cindy Longo, Ontario, Calif. - four great-grandchildren- and sisters, Augustine Barcot, Coarsgold, Calif., and Josephine Marrconi, Philadelphia, Pa. Also preceded in death by brothers, Ernest and Louis Longo. Mr. Longo served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of Christ the King Parish and American Legion No. 2. Funeral Mass, Friday, 2 p.m., Christ the King Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family will greet friends at 1520 Jerry Murphy Road.

Longrear, Thomas Wayne
Thomas Wayne Longrear - Pueblo Chieftain - October 28, 2001 - Thomas Wayne Longrear, 60, passed away Oct. 25, 2001, following a brief illness. He was born Feb. 24, 1941, in Coffeyville, Kan. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Longrear; son, Thomas Wayne (Tammy) Longrear Jr.; daughters, Patricia (Arthur) Duran and Kimberly (Chris) Kushner; siblings, Marjorie (Floyd) Cody, Robert Longgrear, Caroline Longgrear and Charles (Nancy) Longgrear; grandchildren, Kristina, Stephanie and Brandy Longrear, Jessica, Alicia and Art Jr. Duran, Ashley Kushner; and numerous other family members. Preceded in death by his father, Burrel Joseph Longgrear; his mother, Florence Catherine Longgrear; and siblings, Jack Longgrear (1963), Jim Longgrear (1959) and Mary Ann Longgrear (1944). Tom owned and operated High Country Construction, working in the construction field over 40 years. He will be sadly missed. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, 2001, Roselawn Chapel. A reception will be held following the service at 29593 Jordan Road.

Lonnberg, Vivien F.
Vivien F. Lonnberg - Pueblo Chieftain - August 31, 1998 - Vivien F. Lonnberg, age 72, of Holly, Colo., died Saturday, Aug. 29, 1998. Funeral services, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998, at the Holly United Methodist Church. Graveside committal services at 3 p.m. CST at the Fairmount Cemetery in Jetmore, Kan. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Holly United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Holly Volunteer Ambulance Fund or to the charity of the donor's choice.

Looker, Ernest M. Jr.
Ernest M. Looker Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - November 29, 2005 - Ernest M. Looker Jr., 69, born Apr. 3, 1936 passed away Nov. 25, 2005. Preceded in death by his parents Ernest M. Looker Sr. and Mabel Stambaugh, two brothers and two sons Eddie R. and Lee Blizzard. He is survived by his loving wife Betty Jo Looker, brother Les (Linda_ Waggoner, daughters Debra (Steve) Burtram, Beverly Mims, Alicia (Robert) Pacheco, Sue Nicholai and sons Ernest A. (Amber) Looker and Ishmael (Sally) Ben-Zakkai. Also survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren and special niece Lynn Lucero. Ernest was a loving husband, father and grandfather and was retired after working 30 years at CF&I as a mill wright. Memorial service will beheld at Parkhill Christian Church, 1401 E. 7th in Pueblo at 11am on Sat., Dec. 3, 2005.

Looker, Juanita P.
Juanita P. Looker - Pueblo Chieftain - May 31, 2000 - Juanita P. Looker was born March 8, 1908, and passed away May 29, 2000. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Albert E. Looker, on Jan. 25, 1985. Juanita is survived by her son, Ralph, and daughter-in-law, Ruth of Murrieta, Calif.; granddaughter, Rhonda (Alan) Feldman of Las Vegas, Nev.; grandson, Richard E. Looker of Berkley, Calif.; and great-grandchildren, Marc, Erin and Alexandra Feldman. Juanita was a graduate of Pueblo Central High School. She was a lifetime member of the Salvation Army. Viewing will be Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at George McCarthy Funeral Home. Funeral service, Saturday, 2 p.m. in the George McCarthy Historic Chapel. In lieu of food or flowers the family requests donations to The Salvation Army, Pueblo Corps, through the funeral home office.

Loomis, Homer B.
Homer B. Loomis – Record Journal of Douglas County – March 31, 1916 – Traveling over 200 miles to visit his daughter, Miss Evangeline Loomis, of Pueblo, Homer B. Loomis, 63 years old, dropped dead after the greeting. He died five minutes after he arrived in Pueblo.

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