The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Luna, Agnes
Mrs. Nick J. Luna (Agnes Vigil Luna) - Pueblo Chieftain - March 07, 2001 - Mrs. Agnes V. Luna, 88, entered the gates of heaven on March 6, 2001. She was born on Aug. 10, 1912, in Durango, Colo., to Joseph and Josephine Vigil. She is the beloved and cherished wife of Nick J. Luna and they celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary on Feb. 14, 2001. She also celebrated her 69th class reunion from Salida High School. She worked for Fashion Bar for 35 years as Top Sales Lady. She is the precious mother of and survived by: Richard Lee (Ercelia) Luna, Lillian Luna and David (LeAnn) Luna. She is the devoted grandmother of: Richard Luna, Russell Luna, Kelly (Rodney) Jeffers, Louis Sandoval, Jr., LuAnn (John) Garcia, Dennis Sandoval and Nikki (Travis) Pacheco. She is also survived by siblings, Nancy (Art) Gutierrez, Sally (Leo) Zamarripa, Bernard (Allison) Vigil and Corine Tafoya. She is preceded in death by her mother and father, Joe D. and Josephine; brother, Gilbert Vigil; daughter, Joanne Luna; and grandson, Patrick Luna. She was an active member of: Queen of Peace Marian Movement, Nocturnal Adoration Society, Blue Army of Fatima since age 16, Theresian (40 years), Carmelite (88 years), Mother Cabrini Shrine, Apparitions of Blessed Mother at Lubbock, Texas. She prayed the rosary, novenas and attended Mass daily and was a devoted servant to Jesus in the Most Holy Sacrament, Santo Ni–o, Our Blessed Mother, St. Jude and St. Therese of the Little Flower. Rosary will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 8, followed by funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Both services at St. Pius Church. In lieu of food and flowers, you may send contributions to Capuchin Poor Clare Sisters c/o Father John Waters, Mount Carmel Church, 421 Clark, Pueblo, Colo., 81003.

Luna, Alexander
Alexander Luna - Pueblo Chieftain - January 03, 2006 - Alexander "Alex" Luna, 77, born Nov. 11, 1928, in Swink. Passed away Dec. 23, 2005, at the Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home in Florence. Alex served in the USAF and was a retired machinist. Preceded in death by parents, Juan Pablo and Genoveva (Avila) Luna; two sisters, Mary Rodriguez and Elvira Marquez; a brother, Anthony Luna. He leaves to cherish his memory two sons, Richard and Jerome Luna; special niece who took care of him, Jenny Patterson; three brothers, Percy Luna, Andrew (Rose) Luna, Arthur Luna; four sisters, Dorothy Esquivel, Helen Petiefer, Fannie (John) Rodriguez and Theresa Garcia; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Visitation, noon to 7 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Rosary vigil, 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2006, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Kevin Bachmann, OSB, as celebrant; both services at St. Joseph Church, Blende. Military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team at graveside, Roselawn Cemetery.

Luna, Ethel M.
Ethel M. Luna - Pueblo Chieftain - January 12, 1987 - Ethel M. Luna, 78, passed away at Wadley Hospital in Texas on Jan. 11, 1987. She is survived by sons, George (Alice) Baker of Plaistow, N.H.; Lester (Helene) Baker of Pueblo; daughters, Wanda Keator; Wilda Manbevers, both of Pueblo; Colleen (Arnold) Kitchens of Wichita Falls, Texas; Vola (John) Luke of New Boston, Texas; and Patricia (Vernon) Ballard of Colorado Springs. She is survived also by 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by son, Bobby Joe Baker, in infancy; and daughter, Clara Juanita Howell, in 1986. She was born on June 21, 1908, in Pocahontas, Ark., and was a Pueblo resident since 1949, until moving to New Boston, Texas, in 1984. Visitation hours from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. today, at Imperial Funeral Home; and 12 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, at Imperial Funeral Home. Service, at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, 1987, at Imperial Chapel. Interment, Last Supper, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 3501 Bay State following interment.

Luna, Guadalupe
Guadalupe Luna - Pueblo Chieftain - November 14, 1997 - Guadalupe Luna passed away Nov. 13, 1997. Survived by his loving wife, Lupe Marquez Luna- children, Chris (Steve) Sanchez, James M., Linda L., Charlotte A., and Frances M. Luna- granddaughter, Lisa A. Sanchez- sisters, Carlota Munoz and Margaret (Joe) Sanchez- brothers, Dan Luna, Faustino C. (Sherry) Luna- sister-in-law, Ermalinda Luna- and numerous nieces and nephews- extended family and friends, including his compadre, Ross Garcia. Mr. Luna was a sergeant in the USMC, WWII and Korea- he served as deputy in the Pueblo Sheriff's department. He was a retired captain of security at the Pueblo Depot Activity. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, 1997, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home from 1-5 on Friday. Arrangements by Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth.

Luna, Margaret Alice
Margaret Alice Luna - Pueblo Chieftain - May 14, 2003 - Margaret Alice Luna, 76, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord, May 12, 2003. Born March 18, 1927, in Del Agua, Colo. Preceded in death by her spouse, Walter Luna; parents, Hilario and Antonia Rebeterano. Also preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters. Survived by her children, Clarence (Louise) Luna, Pueblo, Frank (Terry) Luna, Pueblo, Juanita (Jerry) Salazar, Florida, Jim Luna, Florida, Sarah Gonzales, Evans, Colo., Richard (Margie) Carrillo, Pueblo, Margie Carrillo, Pueblo, and Larry Carrillo, Pueblo; brothers, Tommy, Toby and Paul Rebeterano; sisters, Eleanor Dominguez, Dorothy Grimaldo and Pauline Lopez; 19 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren. Margaret enjoyed Bingo, quilting, and the time she spent with her family. Viewing, 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Romero Chapel. Funeral service 10 a.m. Friday at Romero Chapel. Officiant, Chaplain James Slak. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after interment.

Luna, P.
P. Luna – Hugo Range Ledger – November 12, 1910 – Deadly Explosion at Trinidad – Note: P. Luna is listed among the dead of the Delagua Mine Disaster, November 8, 1910. P. Luna: Mexican, age 25, widowed with one surviving child. He was a miner for the Victor-American Fuel Company; death was caused by an explosion of gas and dust and possibly an open lamp. Source: Denver Public Library, “Colorado Mining Fatalities.” See http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/delagua.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Luna, Robert Leo
Robert Leo Luna - Pueblo Chieftain - July 24, 2001 - Robert Leo Luna, 44, went to be with the Lord July 19, 2001. Born Sept. 22, 1956, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by his daughter, Marlene M. Luna; and son, Robert "Bobby" J. Luna. Survived by mother, Elaine Cruz; children's mother, Maria Luna; sons, Joseph (Annetta Garcia) Luna and David Luna; daughter, Angelina (Benji Vasquez) Luna, all of Pueblo; son-in-law, Ronnie Ray, New York; grandchildren, Dominique Ray, Marlene N. Luna, Joseph E. B. Luna, Mariah Vasquez, Monique Vasquez, all of Pueblo; sisters, Marta Vigil, Pueblo, and Cande Luna, Denver; brother, Ray Luna, Pueblo; and numerous nephews, nieces, and other relatives and friends. No viewing. All Services at Roselawn Chapel. Rosary, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 25. Funeral, 10 a.m. Thursday, July 26. interment to follow.

Luna, Thomas
Thomas Luna - Pueblo Chieftain - May 13, 1924 - The funeral of Thomas Luna was held Monday afternoon at 4 o'clock in the chapel of T. G. McCarthy & Sons. Interment in Roselawn.

Luna, Trinidad
Trinidad Luna - Pueblo Chieftain - November 23, 2000 - Trinidad Luna departed this life Nov. 16, 2000. He was born June 9, 1906, in Mexico. For most of his life he was a coordinator and dump master. He also shined shoes in his own shoe shop the better part of his life which he loved and greatly enjoyed. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jesus and Marcelina Luna; brothers and sisters, Ramona Valdez, Simon Luna, Zates Luna, and Augustine (Aggie) Luna. He is survived by his sisters, Mary Hernandez, Rose DeLeon and Eleanor (Bernard) Vasquez; and numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation, Imperial Crematory. Memorial Mass, Friday, Nov. 24, at 7 p.m., Mount Carmel Church, 421 Clark St. The family will receive friends at the church hall following the service.

Lundberg, Albert J.
Albert J. Lundberg - Pueblo Chieftain - December 25, 2004 - Albert J. Lundberg, died Dec. 20, 2004, in Pueblo. Mr. Lundberg, a professional engineer, was a lifelong resident of Pueblo. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Hanna Andrews Lundberg, on July 19, 1996. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. There will be no public viewing or services.

Lundblade, Lola D.
Lola D. Lundblade - Pueblo Chieftain - July 22, 2001 - Lola D. Lundblade, 76, of Pueblo, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2001. She was a member of the West Street Baptist Church. Lola is predeceased by her husband, Lawrence Lundblade; son, Jerry Lee LaClair. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Lee Anders; grandson, Daniel Anders; brother, Wayne Huddleston; sisters, Alice Calhoun and Ira Ann Sauders; special friends including, Nora Porter; and other relatives. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2001, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Graveside service will be 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2001, at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Lundy, Carol
Carol Lundy - Pueblo Chieftain - February 24, 1999 - Carol Lundy, 60, passed away Feb. 22, 1999. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday at Lamar First Baptist Church. Visitation, Thursday until 7 p.m. at the Peacock-Wood Funeral Home. Interment, Fairmount Cemetery, Lamar.

Lunis, Ronald A.
Ronald A. Lunis - Huerfano World - June 3, 1993 - Ronald A. Lunis, 56, of Greeley, died at his home there May 24, 1993. Born Dec. 14, 1936 in Walsenburg, the son of Benjamin and Marie Lunis, he attended Walsenburg schools and graduated from Huerfano County High School. He served in the United States Air Force and in 1953 moved to Pueblo where he worked for Hollaron Realty for 20 years. In 1989, he moved to Idaho Falls, ID, and then to Greeley in 1991 where he owned and operated Ron's Handyman Service. He is survived by his former wife, Arlene Lunis, Pueblo; two daughters, Dee Dee Herr, Greeley and Danna Lane, Denver; a brother, Ben Lunis, Ashton, ID; a grandson and his mother-in-law, Ann Dernovshek, Walsenburg. Memorial service was at The Pavillion in Glenmere Park in Greeley.

Lunka, Joseph
Joseph Lunka – Leadville Carbonate Chronicle – March 29, 1915 – Death of Joseph Lunka – Joseph Lunka, a miner at Ibex, died in St. Vincent's hospital yesterday morning of pneumonia, which followed a recent attack of the same sickness. He was 31 years old. While the miner was sick, his wife was also sick of an illness which followed childbirth early in the winter. Her sickness preyed on his mind, his friends said yesterday, and he went back to work at Ibex against his doctor's orders, to earn money to care for his wife. He suffered a relapse after going back to work too soon, and this attack ended in his death. Mrs. Lunka was taken to Pueblo by her sister and brother-in-law early this month. Lunka was born in Austria in 1884. He came to the United States eight years ago and had lived here for some time. He married Jennie Bugel fifteen months ago. The miner will be buried in Pueblo. Leadville Carbonate Chronicle – March 29, 1915 – From Saturday's Daily – The remains of Joseph Lunka, a miner of Ibex, who died Thursday, were shipped at 9 o'clock last night to Pueblo where he will be buried. Steve Mott, of that city, a brother-in-law, reached Leadville yesterday to take charge of the shipment. Mrs. Lunka, the wife of the deceased miner, who was recently taken to Pueblo by her sister, is still under medical care and was too sick to come to Leadville.

Lunn, Florence Josephine
Florence Josephine Lunn - Pueblo Chieftain - December 24, 2002 - Florence Josephine Lunn, 91, passed away Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002. Florence was born in Akron, Ohio, on June 23, 1911. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Lunn, in 1996. Mother of Jim (Bette) Lunn of Pueblo, Philip (Ruth) Lunn of Phoenix, and Marti (David III) Lantz of Sciota, Pa. Survived by grandchildren, Deborah (Tom) McCluskey, Donna (Truman) Solverud, Chris Lunn, David (Lori) Lunn, Trevor Corey, Robyn (Mike) Feitzinger, Risa Ott, Holly Lantz, Amy Lantz, David Lantz IV, Emily Lantz and Abigail Lantz. Also survived by great-grandchildren, Tori Schramm, Tamsen Olson, Courtney Olson, T.J. Solverud, Josephine Lunn and Andrew Lunn. She and Claude moved to Pueblo in 1986 and they joined Adriance Methodist Church where she was the church pianist for many years. In lieu of food and flowers, if so desired, donations may be made in Florence's memory to Adriance Methodist Church, 1702 W. 30th Street, Pueblo, CO 81008. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Lunny, Edward O.
Edward O. Lunny - Blue Valley Times - August 1, 1913 - Edward O. Lunny, whose body was found in the river at Eagle, was well known to the members of the Typographical Union in Trinidad.

Lunt, David S.
David S. Lunt – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – April 12, 1877 – Death of D. Tom Smith's Victim – We have to announce, says the Black Hills Pioneer, the death of Mr. David S. Lunt, a native of the state of Maine and for many years a resident of California and Nevada. He was one of the first settlers of the Hills, and enjoyed the confidence all who knew him, and had endeared himself to a large circle of friends. It will be remembered that on the 14th of last January the quiet of our city was disturbed by the brawlings of a man named D. T. Smith, who behaved in a very reckless manner. On the night in question he entered the saloon of Al. Chapman, drawing his revolver and threatening to shoot any man that moved. He approached a party among whom was the deceased, and leveling his revolver continued his threats. At that instant Mr. Con Stapleton, the marshal grappled with and secured him, in the struggle Smith fired his pistol, Stapleton escaping unhurt, and the ball going over his head as he stooped and lodging in the forehead of Mr. Lunt. Mr. Lunt rallied from the effects of the wound, and has since been able to be about, attending to his usual pursuits until Tuesday last, when he complained of extreme suffering in his head and sank rapidly until Thursday morning, when he died at 11:15 o'clock.

Lupton, Baby
Baby Lupton - Huerfano World - December 30, 1993 - This Week in La Veta History - 1915: Died, the Lupton baby of pneumonia, and Mrs. William Ward, who was buried beside her husband in the town cemetery.

Lupton, Ethel Mae
Mrs. Ethel Mae Lupton - Huerfano World - April 27, 2000 - This Week in La Veta History - 1957: Died, Mrs. Ethel Mae Lupton, 63, the widow of Henry.  She had lived in La Veta 57 years and operated the Snack Shack.

Lusaitis, Anthony J.
Anthony J. Lusaitis - Pueblo Chieftain - June 06, 2003 - Anthony J. Lusaitis, 65, passed away June 4, 2003. Survived by his wife, Barbara Lusaitis, of the family home; children, Jon (Elaine) Winans of Loveland, Colo., James Winans of Chicago, Cynthia (Tobin) Roggenbuck of Oswego, Ill., Janice (Oscar) Barrera of Edenburg, Texas, and Timothy (Lisa) Winans of New Lenox, Ill.; brother, Joseph K. Lusaitis of Chicago; 15 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Veronica Lusaitis; and sister, Alice Mancini. Anthony was born July 31, 1937, in Chicago and was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Pueblo. Anthony was an avid stamp collector. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, 2003, at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 228 W. Evans, with the Rev. Dr. Randy Wilcher officiating. Concluding service, 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at Stirlen-Pieper & Davenport Funeral Home in Barrington, Ill., with a viewing two hours prior to the funeral service. Interment, Evergreen Cemetery in Barrington, Ill. Those who desire may make memorials to First Congregational UCC through the funeral home.

Luse, Inez L.
Inez L. Luse - Pueblo Chieftain - December 28, 1972 - Mrs. Inez L. Luse, Pueblo resident past 32 years, late of 1130 Cypress, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 27, 1972. Member Baptist church. Mrs. Luse is survived by two aunts and one uncle; Mrs. Lola Cantrell, Niangua, Mo.; Lee Whittaker, Hartville, Mo., and Mrs. Bessie Duren, Hartville, Mo. Several cousins also survive. Announcements later.

Lusk, Bernice H.
Bernice H. Lusk - Pueblo Chieftain - April 17, 1990 - Bernice H. Lusk, former resident of Pueblo, passed away Saturday in Colorado Springs. Bernice worked at the Colorado State Hospital until retirement. She is survived by daughter, Geraldine L. Gwyn, grandsons, Michael W. Gwyn and Ronald A. Gwyn; son-in-law, Donald Gwyn, all of Colorado Springs; and stepdaughter, Eugina McCracken, Las Animas, Colo. Graveside service, 10:30 a.m. today at Imperial Memorial Gardens with Rev. Ted Savage officiating.

Lusk, Bertram M.
Bertram M. Lusk - Pueblo Chieftain - November 23, 1993 - Bertram M. Lusk, formerly of La Junta, died Nov. 21 at his Pueblo home. Vigil services, 6 p.m. today, Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Both services at the La Junta Catholic Church with Father Thomas Hinni, CM, officiating. Interment, Calvary Cemetery, La Junta. Memorial Mass, noon Friday at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Pueblo. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Associated Charities, 15 E. Seventh St., La Junta, Colo. 81050.

Lusk, Claude R.
Claude R. Lusk - Pueblo Chieftain - July 13, 1985 - Service, 2 p.m. today at Peacock Chapel, Pastor Edward Kerschensteiner of the Rocky Ford Church of the Brethren of officiating. Interment, Valleyview Cemetery, Rocky Ford.

Lusk, Cleat Monroe
Cleat Monroe Lusk - Pueblo Chieftain - January 10, 1973 - Cleat Monroe Lusk, of 2733 Greenwood, passed away in a local hospital Wednesday morning.  He was the husband of Mrs. Mary Belle Lusk of the family home and father of Ewing W. Lusk, Penrose, Colo., and Durwin J. Lusk, Oregon City, Ore.  He was the uncle of Mrs. Jewel Wilson and C. M. Lusk, both of Arkansas.  He also had 5 grandchildren.  Mr. Lusk was a member of Emanuel Bapist Church and had lived in Pueblo since 1945.  Funeral service  (?) a.m. Friday, Valhalla Comer Garden Chapel, conducted by the Rev. E. E. Chapell.  Internment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Lusk, Eddie W.
Eddie W. Lusk - Pueblo Chieftain - April 11, 2002 - Age 85, passed away April 7, 2002. Survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Myrtle; children, Edward (Charlotte) Lusk, Robert (Kathy) Lusk, Carole Humphreys; grandchildren, Brenda, Bobby, Shayne, Ashley, Krystal, Matt and Alex; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Lusk was a WWII veteran with the 82nd Airborne, and he also retired from the Colorado Department of Transportation. At his request, cremation with a memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday at T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. The family respectfully requests no food or flowers. Donations may be made in his memory to the Boys and Girls Ranch, 1591 Taos Ave., Pueblo, CO 81006, or The American Heart Association.

Lusk, Emma Lou
Emma Lou Lusk - Pueblo Chieftain - March 06, 2005 - Emma Lou Lusk, age 78, of Rocky Ford, passed away March 3. Survived by husband Truman Lusk of Rocky Ford; children, Dr. Rodney (Constance) Lusk, Peggy (Lowell) Adrian, Paula (Jeff) Miller, Pattie (Bruce) Grose; and 16 grandchildren. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, March 7 at the Community UNITY Presbyterian Church in Rocky Ford. Visitation, 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.

Lusk, Hazel B.
Hazel B. Lusk - Pueblo Chieftain - November 05, 1997 - Hazel B. Lusk, 91, of the Rocky Ford area, died Nov. 3, 1997, at Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center, La Junta. She was born June 3, 1906, in Swink, Colo. Survived by sons, Larry (Lanny) Lusk, Fowler, and Dean (Mable) Lusk, Rocky Ford, and daughter-in-law, Easther Lusk, Rocky Ford area. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday at Ustick-Donelson Funeral Home. Burial in the Hillcrest Cemetery, Rocky Ford.

Lusk, James A. Jr.
James A. Lusk Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - March 17, 1999 - James A. Lusk Jr., of La Junta, died March 15, 1999, at Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center in La Junta. He was born Feb. 11, 1930, in La Junta, to James A. and Eileen Ann (O'Connor) Lusk, Sr. He graduated with the La Junta High School Class of 1948. He attended Colorado A&M for one year before transferring to Regis College in Denver where he earned his bachelors degree in business administration. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves in the 50s. Following his education, he began a 30-year career with the Santa Fe Railway that took him to Arizona, Texas, Kansas, Illinois, Colorado and California. Since retiring in the mid-80s, Mr. Lusk has maintained residency in La Junta and Barstow, Calif. He was a member of the La Junta Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and was an avid supporter of local and worldwide charities. He is survived by a wide network of friends in Colorado and California. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Bertram Lusk. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Vigil service, 7 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday. Both services at the La Junta Catholic Church with Father Thomas Hinni, CM, officiating. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Arkansas Valley Hospice Association, P.O. Box 1067, La Junta, Colo., 81050, direct or through the funeral home.

Lusk, James L.
James “Jim” L. Lusk - Pueblo Chieftain - June 19, 1977 - James “Jim” L. Lusk, 67, longtime Las Animas resident, died June 18, 1977. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fitzgerald Chapel, Ness City, Kan. Burial, Ness City Cemetery.

Lusk, Mary Belle
Mrs. Mary Belle Lusk - Pueblo Chieftain - October 30, 1977 - Mrs. Mary Belle Lusk, formerly of Pueblo, passed away in Colorado Springs Oct. 29, 1977. She was the mother of Ewing W. Lusk, Colorado Springs. She also had five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was a charter member of the Immanuel Baptist Church. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Valhalla Comer Garden Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Wayne Davis. Internment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Lusk will lie in state from noon Monday until service time on Tuesday. The family may be contacted in Colorado Springs at 2760 Monica Drive West or by phone, 392-4763.

Lusk, Mary E.
Mary E. Hayes Lusk, Pueblo Chieftain, May 3, 1966 - Mary E. Hayes Lusk, May 2, 1966, at local hospital. Mother of Johnny “Jack” P. Lusk of the family home, 811 Elizabeth, and Mrs. Clara Vadnais, Yates Center, Kan. Grandmother of 15; Great Grandmother of four. Sister of Mrs. Helen Glass, McLean, Tex.; Mrs. Laura Frances Bratton, Fredonia, Tex.; and Mrs. Louis Phillips, Pampa, Tex. Resident of Trinidad, Colo., from 1927 until moving to Pueblo in 1940. Union Depot employe until retiring 10 years ago. Born July 24, 1891, in McCullough County, Tex. Her husband, E.P. “Jack” Lusk, died in 1933. Arrangements later. Trinidad paper, Please copy.

Lusk, Michael Irving
Michael Irving Lusk - Pueblo Chieftain - February 13, 1997 - Michael Irving Lusk, 42, of Pueblo went to be with the Lord on Feb. 11, 1997. He was born Feb. 10, 1955, in Toledo, Ohio. Preceded in death by his dad. Jack Paul Lusk and one brother, John Lusk. He is survived by his mother, Margaret Korb of Toledo, Ohio; his spouse, Dolores M. Lusk of the family home; daughters, Jacqueline Lee Lusk and Tanya (Lawrence Trujillo) Lusk, both of Pueblo; sisters, Jacqueline (Lenny) Cousino and Barbara Glassner, both of Toledo, Ohio., and Mary Lou Wagoner of Las Vegas, Nev.; And five grandchildren, Amanda, Brandon, Jeremy, Angelina and Mariah. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. today. Prayer service, 7 p.m. Friday, and funeral service, 2 p.m. Saturday. Both services at Romero Chapel with Rev. Anthony Pacheco officiant. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Relatives and friends will be received at 2118 W. 14th. St.

Lusk, Paul
Paul Lusk - Pueblo Chieftain - April 16, 1993 - Paul Lusk, 90, of Rocky Ford, died April 14, 1993. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, April 17, 1993, at Church of the Brethren Rocky Ford. Interment, Hillcrest Cemetery, Rocky Ford, Colo. Viewing, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Ustick Donelson Funeral Home. Memorials to the Church of the Brethren Rocky Ford of Alzheimer's in care of Ustick Donelson Funeral Home.

Lusk, Roy
Roy Lusk - Pueblo Chieftain - February 9, 1997 - Roy Lusk, 96, of Swink died Feb. 7, 1997, at Fowler Health Care Center. He married Hazel Lusk on Oct. 24, 1924, in Rocky Ford. Viewing, 2-8 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. until noon Monday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, 1997, at Ustick Funeral Home. Interment, Hillcrest Cemetery, Rocky Ford.

Luster, Donald Raymond
Donald Raymond Luster - Pueblo Chieftain - May 10, 2001 - Donald Raymond Luster was born Sept. 25, 1918, in Newark, N.J., the only child of Raymond and Dorothy Luster. He grew up in East Orange, N.J., and graduated from East Orange High School. In 1940, he graduated with honors from Lehigh University with a degree in mechanical engineering. He married his childhood sweetheart, Dorothy Elizabeth Jacobus, on June 13, 1940. Immediately after his graduation and marriage, he was employed by Remington Arms in Bridgeport, Conn. During WWII, he served his country in Oak Ridge, Tenn., with Clinton Engineering Works designing Geiger counters for the Manhattan Project. His first daughter, Pamela Dorothy, was born in Oak Ridge, Oct. 23, 1944. After the war he went back to work for Remington Arms in Ilion, N.Y. His second daughter, Jacquelyn Donna, was born in Ithaca, N.Y., on Oct. 1, 1947. The family moved to Bridgeport, Conn., and his third daughter, Sharon Elizabeth, was born May 13, 1950. Shortly thereafter, the family moved to Ohio View, Penn. There Don worked for Rem-Cru, a joint venture between Remington Arms and Crucible Steel and was involved in the development of titanium. After retiring from Crucible Steel in 1969, he joined Colorado Fuel and Iron in Pueblo, Colo., where he participated in designing a new rolling mill and later became Vice President of Engineering. After his retirement from CF&I, he and his beloved wife, Dorothy, built their dream home in Silver Cliff, Colo., where they spent the last 17 years. Don was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter Jacquelyn. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Dorothy; his daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Ray Bishop, of Oklahoma City, Okla., his daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Vincent Yermal, of Santa Fe, N.M. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Donna Junkur, Erin Gill, Sharon Mier and her husband, Keith, Vanessa Yermal and Danton DeWoody. Don went to join his Lord on May 9, 2001, peacefully in his sleep at the age of 82. Cremation, Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2001, in the Hope Lutheran Church, 312 South Third St. in Westcliffe, Colo.

Lustick, Frank Jr.
Frank "Buster" Lustick Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - July 20, 1986 - Frank "Buster" Lustick Jr., of 1114 1/2 Mahren, July 19, 1986. Brother of Miss Mary Lustick and Mrs. Margaret Janezich of Chisholm, Minn.; Christine Pauchek, Ann Asti and Frances Bostjancic, all of Pueblo. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Lustick was retired employee of the CF&I Steel Corp. At the time of his retirement, he was employed by the 25-inch mill. He was a member of St. Mary Parish and KSKJ, St. Joseph Lodge No. 7. Services, St. Mary Church. Mass of Christian Burial, 7 p.m. Tuesday and rosary recitation, 10 a.m. Wednesday. Interment, Roselawn. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorials may be made in Mr. Lustick's name to the John Neuman Catholic School in care of the funeral home office. The family may be contacted at the home of Christine Pauchek, 718 Open Sky Terrace. They will greet friends at the church following the Mass.

Lusty, Virginia May
Virginia May Durham Lusty - Pueblo Chieftain - January 22, 2006 - Virginia May Durham Lusty, 72, passed away Jan. 19, 2006. Preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur M. Lusty, in 2002. Survived by her children, Sandra (Tim) Edinger, Alameda, Calif., Mary (Greg) Davis, Sedona, Ariz., Terri King, Mansfield, Ohio, Kathy (Donald) Smith, Santa Clarita, Calif., Sharon Virginia Lusty, Pueblo, Colo., John M. (Joyce) Lusty, Colorado Springs, Colo; special grandson, John E. Lusty; other grandchildren are; Stephanie (Donald) Abelstad, Nicola (Daniel) Jones, Michael (Danielle) Lunceford, Travis Stantz, Stuart Davis, Susan Davis, Nicholas Smith, Kenton Smith and Sarah Edinger; numerous great-grandchildren; brother, George (Yvonne) Durham, Sequim, Wash.; sister, Viola “Sis” Griffith, Vancouver, Wash.; niece, Linda Soens, Sequim, Wash., LaVerne (Pete) Tuttle, Rescue, Calif; good friend, Jan Wall (Cullen) Pueblo; her Jack Russell terrier, “Jacquelin Russell Frazier Lusty”. Virginia was a member of First Southern Baptist Church and a Denver Bronco fanatic. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Donations may be made to Pueblo Humane Society or charity of choice.

Lusty, Wilbur
Wilbur Lusty - Pueblo Chieftain - September 28, 2002 - Wilbur Lusty, 74, was born Sept. 15, 1928 in Wickes AK., and went to heaven Sept. 26, 2002. He retired from Sacramento County, CA., where he was an account auditor. He is survived by his wife Virginia M. Lusty; children, Sandra (Tim) Edinger, Alameda, CA.; Mary (Greg) Davis, Sedona, AZ; Terri King, Mansfield, OH; Kathy (Donald) Smith, Glendale AZ; Sharon Lusty, Pueblo; John (Joyce) Lusty, Colorado Springs. Also survived by 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; his brother Marion (Joy) Lusty, Modesto, CA; Niece, Laverne (Pete) Tuttle, Rescue, CA; and his caregiver Kathleen Torrez, Pueblo. Cremation, with a memorial service 10:00 a.m. Monday Sept. 30,2002, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel.

Lutes, Gordon K.
Lt. Col. (Ret.) Gordon K. Lutes - Pueblo Chieftain - September 14, 1984 - Lt. Col. (Ret.) Gordon K. Lutes, passed away in Denver Sept. 12, 1984. Survived by his wife, Mrs. Helen Lutes; stepchildren, Mrs. Jean (Ron) Grap, Rocky Ford, and Jim (Gail) Kasic, Pueblo; sister, Mrs. Aileen (Clyde) Gallagher, Kansas City, Kan.; brother, Waldine (Evelyn) Lutes, Pleasanton, Kan., and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his first wife, Mrs. Hazel Lutes, on Feb. 14, 1972. Member of First Presbyterian Church; Silver State Lodge 95, AF&AM; Retired Officers Association and NAVS. He retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1968. Service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church, 10th and Grand, with Dr. John Ross officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. His family suggests that memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Building Fund. He will lie in state from noon until 8:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home; the casket will not be open at the church.

Luthi, Fred A.
Fred A. Luthi - Pueblo Chieftain - May 12, 1986 - Fred A. Luthi, of Westcliffe, passed away May 9, 1986, at the Veterans' Home in Florence. Services, 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, at Community United Methodist Church of Westcliffe. Interment, Ula Cemetery, Westcliffe. Please omit flowers; contributions may be made to Custer County Senior Citizens Center.

Luton, Leonard William
Leonard William Luton - Pueblo Chieftain - May 29, 2001 - Leonard William Luton Jr., 75, died Sunday, May 27, 2001, at his home in Pueblo. He farmed for several years, and then worked for the Colorado State Highway Department, first at Sugar City, then Pueblo, retiring after 25 years of service. Survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Luton of the home; two sons, Raymond Luton and David (Claire) Luton, both of Tualatin, Ore.; and four grandchildren. At his request, cremation. A memorial Mass will be said at 10 a.m. Friday, June 1, 2001, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 29th and Morris streets in Pueblo, with Rev. Bill Huber officiating. Inurnment will be at 9 a.m. Monday, June 4, at the Fowler Cemetery.

Luttrall, Calvin Mark
Calvin Mark Luttrall - The Fort Worth Star-Telegram - January 08, 1996 - Carbon - Calvin Mark Luttrall, 59, a grain elevator operator, died Thursday in Ranger. Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Brown, Gause-Ware, Owens & Brumley Funeral Home. Burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Luttrall was born Jan. 16, 1936, in Aspermont. He was a graduate of Aspermont High School, and a member of The American Goat Association. He was involved in the cattle and goat business in Carbon. For many years, he was an employee of Gorman Milling Company. Survivors: Three sons, Mark Luttrall of Walsenburg, Colo., Martel Luttrall of Baton Rouge, La., and Matthew Luttrall of Thatcher, Ariz.; daughter, Katheryn Luttrall of Pueblo, Colo.; four sisters, Blanche Jordan of Saginaw, LaVerne Rush of Aspermont, Neva Brown of Houston and Edie Belle Lee of Vernon; three grandchildren; 10 nieces and nephews; and a very dear friend, Doris Gray of Fort Worth. Brown, Gause-Ware, Owens & Brumley 425 S. Henderson St., 335-4557

Luttrell, James W.
James L. Luttrell - Pueblo Chieftain - July 22, 1919 - Rev. W. H. Prince conducted funeral services over the body of James W. Luttrell in the McCarthy chapel yesterday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock. The remains were shipped to Rockwood, Tenn., last night.

Luttrell, Jessie
Jessie Luttrell - Pueblo Chieftain - January 05, 2001 - Jessie Luttrell, 96, of Pueblo, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001. Jessie will always be remembered as a devoted rancher's wife and mother. She enjoyed reading, sewing, quilting, crocheting, embroidering, and also tried her hand at tatting. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, G.H. "Slim" Luttrell. Jessie is survived by her sons, Truman L. Luttrell of Pueblo and Richard F. Luttrell of Phillips, Neb.; grandchildren, Wendy Baier, Christopher Luttrell and Shaun Luttrell; two great-grandchildren; and numerous other friends and relatives. Visitation will be 2 until 4 p.m. on Friday with funeral services 2 p.m. Saturday, both at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Brookside Cemetery, Rye, Colo.

Luttrell, Kenneth Lee
Kenneth Lee Luttrell - Pueblo Chieftain - March 16, 2003 - Kenneth Lee Luttrell, 88, of Aurora, Colo., previously Pueblo, Colo., passed away March 4, 2003, at Porter Hospice at Johnson Center, Littleton. Born Dec. 27, 1914, in Marlow, Okla., to Frank and Hattie Luttrell. Preceded in death by his six brothers and two sisters, Hervie, Stude, Garland, Guy, Clifford, Orvel, Verdie and Alta. Kenneth lived in Oklahoma, Rye, Colo., New Mexico and Pueblo, Colo. He married Gladys Marie Davis Luttrell on May 21, 1939. Gladys passed away April 9, 1985. He is survived by two daughters, Darlene Kay Walters and Beverly Lea Rachael Deschaines-Davis; grandchildren, Annette (John) Moore, Janette Walters, Lee Walters, Audrea Walters, Robyn Rasmussen, Monique Deschaines, Troy (Helen) Deschaines; and Kenneth's great-grandsons, Benjamin and Nicholas Moore; his special niece, Norma Jean Markham and family of Denver; extended family, Bill (Kathy) Davis and family of California; David Davis of Colorado City; Gerry Beth Dunlap and family of Loveland; the Farmer families of Kansas; Florence Privett and family of Nebraska; the Luttrell family includes, Isabel Luttrell of Pueblo, Jewell Luttrell of California, Otus Bacon and family of Oklahoma, Erma Garland and family of Arizona, JW (Marilyn) Armstrong and family of Oklahoma, Warren (Barbara) Armstrong and family of Oklahoma, Richard (Linda) Luttrell of Nebraska, Truman (Pat) Luttrell of Pueblo, Larry Luttrell and family of Pueblo, Ronnie Luttrell and family of Arizona, Bobby Luttrell and family of Denver, Norene (David) Herlacher and family of Rye. Kenneth moved to Aurora in February 1995 to be near his daughter, Darlene. Kenneth worked at Cabot Carbon Company, Pueblo Motive and St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center. He was a great jewelry maker in retirement. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2003, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Porter Hospice at the Johnson Center c/o Porter Care Foundation, 333 West Hampden Suite 620, Englewood, CO 80110.

Luttrell, Loretta F.
Loretta F. Luttrell - Pueblo Chieftain - November 27, 2002 - Loretta F. Luttrell, age 81, born May 24, 1921, passed away Nov. 25, 2002. Preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Luttrell. Survived by her sisters, Eleanor (Perry) James, California, Patricia (Ted) Zorich and Frances (Ben) Torres, both of Colorado; brothers, George (Mary Ann) Furphy, Illinois, and Robert (Joyce) Furphy, California; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. Loretta graduated from St. Mary High School in Walsenburg, class of 1939. One of her greatest pleasures was joining local classmates once a month for lunch and visiting. At her request, cremation with no viewing or services.

Lutz, Andre Robert
Andre Robert Lutz - Pueblo Chieftain - February 27, 2001 - Age 78, passed away on Feb. 25, 2001. He was a member of the American Legion in Backus, Minn.; VFW in Jenkins, Minn.; served in the Army infantry in WWII and the Asiatic Pacific Theater. He was a state certified welder for the Iron Workers Local 535 and the Bremerton, Wash., shipyards. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Ann Lutz; daughters, Jeannette (Harry) Canaan and Sherrie (Vince) Leith; son, Mark Lutz; stepdaughter, Roseann (Marc) Cherenson; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to 2033 W. 11th St., Pueblo, Colo., 81003. Special thank you to Douglas and Lori Hawley for their loving care, and the Parkview Medical Center and staff. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Lutz, George
George Lutz - Pueblo Chieftain - June 04, 2001 - George Lutz, 70, passed away June 3, 2001. Survived by his wife, Shirley Lutz, of the family home; children, Roxie (James) Stephenson, Pueblo, Martin Lutz, Tyler, Texas, and Kristina (Kevin) Gering, Idaho Falls, Idaho; sisters, Dorothyann (Fred) Ayer and Judy Troudt, both of Montrose; brothers, Jack Lutz, Montrose, and Jerry (Wanda) Lutz, Trinidad; grandchildren, Anna Gering and Elizabeth Stephenson. Preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Evelyn (nee Adams) Lutz; and brother, John Lutz. Born April 15, 1931, in Imperial, Neb., and was a longtime Pueblo resident. Member of the First Church of the Nazarene, where he served many years on the church board and helped in several building projects. He was an avid woodworker and master craftsman. At his request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 6, 2001, at the First Church of the Nazarene, 84 Stanford Ave., with the Revs. Conley Henderson and E.W. Kehr officiating.

Lutz, James Arthur
James "Jim" Arthur Lutz– Pueblo Chieftain – August 31, 2006 – James “Jim” Arthur Lutz, 63, of 609 Lois Avenue, Las Animas, Colo. passed away Aug. 28, 2006, in Denver, Colo. He is survived by his wife, Susan Lutz of Pueblo West, Colo.; Trenton James Lutz of Casa Grande, Arizona, Jeremy Todd Lutz of Lamar, Colo.; and daughter, Elizabeth (Vonnie) Lutz and Steve Essenburg of Pueblo West, Colo. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 1, 2006, at Horber Funeral Chapel, Las Animas, Colo. Interment will follow at Fort Lyon National Cemetery.

Lux, Mary
Mary “Dusty” (Domenico) Lux - Pueblo Chieftain - February 8, 1995 - Mary "Dusty" (Domenico) Lux, 66, passed away in Clovis, N.M., Feb. 6, 1995. Wife of Alfred J. Lux Jr., who passed away March 2, 1992. Mother of Chris (Cathy) Pannunzio and Babette Cornstubble, both of Arvada, and John (Carrie) Lux, Clovis, N.M. Survived also by eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; numerous nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews; as well as brother and sisters, Edward J. (Ethel) Domenico, Pauline (Gene) Patton, Rosemary (Jim) Dwyer and Christine Olson, all of Pueblo. Predeceased by parents, John and Melina Domenico; sister, Lillian (Doyle) King; and brother-in-law, Bill Olson. Mrs. Lux loved to square dance. At her request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial service, Thursday, 7 p.m. George McCarthy Historic Chapel, with Rev. George White officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association in her memory through the funeral home office.



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