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Mabbitt, Geneva H.
Geneva H. Mabbitt - Pueblo Chieftain - February 6, 1987 - Geneva H. Mabbitt, Denver, died Feb. 4, 1987. Wife of Leon A. Mabbitt Jr., Denver; mother of Michael A. Mabbitt, Denver; daughter of Lyddia Mae Montgomery; sister of Wilmajean Gardner, Pueblo, and Marguerite Shackelford, Denver. Service, 10 a.m. Saturday at the Olinger Chapel, 29th and Wadsworth, with interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Denver.
Ann Norris Mabry - Pueblo Chieftain - May 03, 2001 - Ann Norris Mabry, 67, passed away May 2, 2001. Survived by her children, Deborah Adamsbraasch of Colorado City, Dave Link and his wife, Mary, of Omaha, Neb.; brother, Max Mabry of Wichita, Kan.; grandchildren, Richard and his wife, Amber, John, Lucas, Sarah and Hannah; and great-grandchild, Crimson. Preceded in death by her daughter, Kathleen Diane Bussey, on April 1, 1997; and brother, Dan Mabry. Ann was born to Josephine (nee Holt) and Thomas Mabry on July 22, 1933, in Siloam Springs, Ark. She worked in the secretarial/clerical department at the Pueblo Police Department. At her request, there will be no viewing or services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home office.
Macaluso, Carol Lee
Carol Lee (Combatto) Macaluso - Pueblo Chieftain - May 01, 2001 - Carol Lee (Combatto) Macaluso, born June 23, 1948, in Pueblo, passed away April 30, 2001. Mrs. Macaluso is survived by her loving husband of 35 years, Frank "Buddy" Macaluso; mother, Connie Combatto; daughters, Karen Macaluso, Kathy (Rudy) Stupar and Lori (Mitch) Bewley; and sister, Barbara (Dale) Stowers. Grandmother of Joziah, Jonah and Julianna Stupar and Brooke Bewley. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her father, Nick L. Combatto. Carol was a devoted wife, daughter, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend. She was also an avid gardener, working tirelessly in her yard and vegetable garden. She was a popular and respected hair stylist working at Tracy's Place for 15 years. There will be no viewing. Rosary and funeral Mass, Thursday, 10 a.m., St. Joseph Church in Blende. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the St. Joseph Church Hall following the burial.
Macaluso, Frieda M.
Frieda M. Caffey Macaluso - Pueblo Chieftain - July 27, 2003 - Frieda M. Caffey Macaluso went home to our Lord July 24, 2003. She was born July 13, 1917, to Frank and Magdalene Caffey. Predeceased by her husband of 49 years, James V. Macaluso; grandson, Shawn Steir; brothers, a sister and numerous brothers- and sisters-in-law. Survived by daughters, Ann Marie Macaluso, Mary (Richard) Ikelman and Jan (Art) Fognani; grandchildren, Mark (Vera) Steir, Michelle (Chuck) Bocchietti, Jayme Ikleman, Danyella Fognani and A.J. Fognani; great-grandchildren, Charlie Joe, Shawna, Marki, J.R., Natazzija and Lari-mee. She attended schools in Lebanon, Mo., and received her degree from Lorreto Heights College in Denver. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Monday, July 28, 2003, Lake Avenue Baptist Church, 1345 Lake Ave. The family will receive friends at the church following the service. Private family inurnment at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the American Alzheimer's Association or Life Care Center of Pueblo in her memory.
James “Jim” Macaluso - Pueblo Chieftain - February 06, 1986 - James “Jim” Macaluso. Rejoice! Jim Macaluso has gone to Heaven to be with the Lord. He passed away Feb. 4, 1986. Husband of Mrs. Frieda Macaluso and father of Ann Marie (Buddy) Shaw; Mary (Rich) Ikelman and Jan (Art) Fognani, all of Pueblo. Brother of Mary Pullaro and Rose (John) Carleo, both of Pueblo; and grandfather of Mark and Vera Jo Steir; Michelle and Chuck Bocchietti; Danyella and A. J. Fognani and Jayme Ikelman. Survived also by a great-grandson, Charlie Joe Bocchietti, numerous nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Predeceased by his parents, Nicolo and Adriana Macaluso, three brothers, and a grandson, Shawn Steir. Mr. Macaluso was a member of St. Therese of Vineland Parish. He was employed at the CF&I Steel Corp. from 1951 until his retirement in 1974. At the time of his retirement, he was employed as a control operator in the 25-Inch Mill. A lifelong Pueblo resident, he enjoyed working his Vineland farm which he had managed all his life. Rosary recitation 7 p.m. Thursday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Friday, St. Joseph Church. Interment, Roselawn. The family respectfully requests the omission of food. The family will greet friends at the George McCarthy Historic Chapel following the rosary.
Macart, Beverly Lucille
Beverly Lucille Macart - Pueblo Chieftain - September 13, 1986 - Mrs. Beverly Lucille Macart, late of Venice, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1986. She was born at Weaubleau, Mo., Feb. 22, 1908, the daughter of Clio J. and Pearl Swicegood Vanderford. She went with her family to Colorado in 1918, living first in Otis and then in Denver. On Nov. 27, 1937, she was married to Leon Macart, who preceded her in death in June 1974. The Macarts moved to Pueblo during World War II and Mrs. Macart lived here until moving to Florida in 1980. Mrs. Macart was a member of the First Baptist Church at Bolivar, Mo., and a member of the Pueblo Assistance League. She owned and operated the Bev-Lee Manor Motel in Pueblo until her retirement in 1978. She is survived by several cousins. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Rouch Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. David Horton, pastor of First Baptist Church officiating. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Assistance League or to cancer research.
Leon Macart - Pueblo Chieftain - May 20, 1974 - Leon Macart died May 18, 1974, unexpectedly at a local hospital, husband of Lucille Macart of the family home, 2821 Elizabeth. Brother of Jack Macart, Mesa, Ariz., and Bill Macart, Dana Point, Calif. Uncle of John Macart, Berkley, Calif. Member of Pueblo Lodge 90, BPO Elks, Pueblo Chamber of Commerce, Pueblo Country Club, Regency Club, Pueblo Metropolitan Museum Association, Travelers Protective Association of America, and Southern Colorado State College Foundation. Pueblo Public School Stadium sports announcer for 15 years, retiring in 1961. Veteran of World War II, serving as naval recruiter in Pueblo district for three years. In 1946, a founder and partner in Macart-Jones Co., Inc., being a prominent investment banker. Also a partner in Bev-Lee Manor Motel and apartments. Born Sept. 20, 1909 in Ely, Nev. Mr. and Mrs. Macart were married on Nov. 27, 1937. Episcopal Burial Office will be read at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Davis Memorial Chapel, with Father Fred Johnson, Chaplain of Parkview Episcopal Hospital officiating. Elk rites at Roselawn. Those who desire may contribute directly to the Assistance League of Pueblo in care of Mrs. Thomas H. Habiger, 2926 High, Pueblo 81008. The body will lie in state until time of service.
Macartney, Alfred M.
Alfred M. Macartney - Pueblo Chieftain - April 29, 1970 - Alfred M. Macartney of 2809 Pine, passed away at local hospital, Monday, April 27 1970. Father of Brian D. Macartney, Pueblo and grandfather of John, Ann, James and Paul Macartney, all of Pueblo. He was the husband of Mrs. Hazel A. Macartney, who passed away Feb. 3, 1970. Thirty-five year member of the International Association of Machinists and member and past exalted ruler of BPO Elks Lodge 808, Salida. Resident of Salida for 13 years before returning to Pueblo in 1957. Employed by D&RGW Railroad until his retirement in 1962. Graveside services will be conducted at Pueblo Memorial Gardens at 11 a.m. Thursday with Rev. Fred Johnson officiating, followed by Elks service conducted by BPO Elks 90, Pueblo, in courtesy to the Salida Lodge.
MacCallum, David Robertson
David Robertson MacCallum - Pueblo Chieftain - May 16, 2005 - David Robertson MacCallum, died April 15, 2005, due to complications from multiple myeloma. He was 80. He and his wife, Lorene, lived in Fort Collins since January 2005 after moving from Aspen Trails near Durango, Colo. He was born on Nov. 8, 1924, in Kansas City, Kan., to Ruth Eleta and David Irwin McCallum. A football linebacker, he graduated from Bent County High School in Las Animas, Colo., in 1943 and maintained close contact with his classmates all his life. He served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II. David and his wife of 52 years, Lorene, had five children: Suzanne Barslund (husband John) of Albuquerque; Roxanne Batezel (husband Tony) of Fort Collins, Tracy MacCallum (wife Bonnie) of Riverside, Calif., Tamara Powers (husband Rusty) of Los Alamos, N.M., and Shauna Bost (husband Loyd) of Everson, Wash. David and Lorene had 14 grandchildren, Christopher (wife Katie), Amber (husband Tyler), Kevin, Rob, Casey, Sarah, Rachael, Becca, Geoff (wife Ryan), Lisa, Logan, Jacob and Zachary; as well as many friends in Aspen Trails and Fort Collins. One grandchild, Sunni, preceded him in death. He is also survived by his sister, Myrl Perdue, of Fowler, Colo.; many nieces and nephews, and the Bent County High School Class of '43. David worked as an insurance and annuity underwriter until his retirement. He and Lorene had mountain homes in Durango, Colo., from 1976 until this year. He loved the family gatherings, the friends who came to the coffee klatch every morning, cards, barbecues, traveling, reading, moving furniture and watching sunrises and sunsets. He took great pride in working on his mountain homes. He was blessed with many family and friends. Over the years he served as executive officer in DeMolay, worthy patron in Eastern Star, and master of the Masonic Lodge. He always loved mentoring teenagers. The family arrived in Farmington, N.M., in August 1959 and lived there until 2002. A Celebration of Life Service was held for family and friends on Friday, April 15, 2005, at the Parkwood Estates, where David and his wife resided in Fort Collins. Memorial contributions may be made in David's name to the Upper Pine River Fire Auxiliary, 75 South Clover Dr., Bayfield, Colo. 81122.
Macdonald, C. Stuart II
C. Stuart “Snook” Macdonald II - Pueblo Chieftain - December 31, 2003 - C. Stuart “Snook” Macdonald II, 59, passed away Dec. 12, 2003, at the Surprise Valley Hospital in Cedarville, Calif. Known as “Snook”; he had been fighting cancer for most of this past year. He was born Aug. 13, 1944 in Pueblo, Colo. to Charles Stuart and Dorothy (Guye) Macdonald I. At a young age his parents presented him with a pair of cowboy boots. He promptly announced he was going to be a cowboy, and that we was. He was once featured on the cover of Western Horseman Magazine, January, 2000. Snook was an avid basketball player and fan. He also held the pole vaulting record for Pueblo District 60 schools for approximately 15 years. With his big smile and gentlemanly manner, Snook made many friends wherever he lived and worked. He is survived by his father C. Stuart Macdonald I of Pueblo; his sister Virginia Biglow, husband Bob and niece Becky of Salida, Colo.; his son Justin Macdonald, wife Michele and granddaughters Brittany and Charley of Camp Verde, Ariz.; his daughter Jami Mead, husband Brad and granddaughters Megan, Cassie and Paige of Seligman, Ariz. and lastly, his friend and partner, Linda Moorhouse of Eagleville, Calif.
Sabina (Rael) MacDonald - Pueblo Chieftain - February 11, 2005 - Sabina (Rael) MacDonald, 96, born Dec. 20, 1908, in Chama, Colo., went to be with the Lord, Feb. 9, 2005. Preceded in death by her husband, Clarence MacDonald; and son, J.P. Rael. Survived by daughter, Grace Pacheco; sons, Steven Rael, Daniel (Margaret) Rael, Amos Rael, Tito (Ellen) Rael; brothers, Tony and Reuben Herrera; sisters, Pam Vigil, Caroline Taylor; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Sabina enjoyed cooking for her family and friends. She also loved children and they all loved her. Visitation, 3 p.m. to service time, Thursday. Rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, Our Lady of the Meadows Church. Interment, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver.
William MacDonald - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - December 10, 1915 - Killed Fighting Turks at Dardanelles - Pueblo - William MacDonald of Pueblo was killed while fighting against the Turks on the Gallipoli peninsula, according to a telegram received here addressed to his mother, Mrs. Mary MacDonald.
Isabel Mace - Glenwood Post Independent - February 5, 2006 - Glenwood Springs, CO - At 10 a.m. on Jan. 30, 2006, in her 87th year, Isabel Mace, the silent giant of Toklat, died. This is her story. Isabel Mace's roots are generations deep in the southern Indiana community of Corydon, where she was born Isabel Pfrimmer Hays on Sept. 13, 1918. She enjoyed a well-grounded childhood of opportunity. Her father was an attorney and a dairy farmer who nightly read to her books of great literature. Her mother was a college-educated homemaker, a music teacher and a very early advocate of healthy living via natural, organic foods. Isabel followed her older brother, Clay Blaine Hays Jr. to Grinnell (he then went on to the University of Indiana for a law degree so he could join the family practice). Her younger brother, Samuel Pfrimmer Hays, graduated from Swarthmore with a B.A. in psychology and continued on to Harvard for a Ph.D. in history. Sam was the chairman of the department of history at the University of Pittsburgh from 1960-73. Family histories, legacies and connections were a significant part of Isabel's life. Isabel received the Golden Eaglet Award, the highest honor from the Girl Scouts of America, in 1937 for her outstanding efforts in community service and personal achievement. She earned her bachelor's degree in sociology from Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, in 1941. At Grinnell, Isabel met her husband of 52 years, Stuart Aitken Mace, a native of Denver. They were married in 1941, shortly after their graduation and just weeks before Stuart's draft orders were issued. Isabel later reflected that she simply let fate take her by the hand. After the war they settled for a very short time in Boulder so that Stuart could resume his studies in plant genetics. Instead, with their growing family, they came to the Aspen community in January 1948 at the invitation of Aspen revivalists Walter and Elizabeth Paepcke. The Maces personified a self-reliant, post World War II generation that renounced the then contemporary American dream for simply life in a sleepy place. Along with her late husband, Isabel pioneered modern day Ashcroft, eventually bringing snow plows, telephone service, school buses and electricity. In a rare moment of regret, Isabel later proclaimed that "bringing the power line up this valley was the worse thing we ever did." They settled in the Castle Creek Valley among the weathered remains of the silver-mining ghost town of Ashcroft, 9,500 feet in elevation and 11 miles south of Aspen. Ashcroft was a six-mile dog-sled trip to the nearest pavement when the Maces built their home and business, named Toklat, there in 1948. Toklat evolved to become ground zero for community sentiment, among the most original and most enduring businesses of the ski era Aspen. The Maces' operations at Toklat were continually shaped to suit the changing times and their changing needs. In 1949, they established Toklat Husky Kennel and Toklat Wilderness Lodge, offering day-long and overnight dog-sledding trips into backcountry huts and accommodating up to 16 guests in their small lodge/home, also a licensed restaurant. In the mid-1950s the Toklat huskies became famous, capturing the imagination of a generation, when they starred on the popular show "Sergeant Preston of the Yukon.”The Maces' independent way of life demanded a union of strong interdependence. Isabel offered the stern backbone of Toklat, holding it all together with a quiet efficiency. On any given day, it was not unusual for her to care for and feed five children, a small staff, a household of guests, a hundred huskies and a Hollywood film crew. A simple and resourceful woman, she ground her grains, "darned on darns" as June Kirkwood said, and learned to orchestrate a month's worth of meals on a shoestring without duplicating a menu. Few women of her day worked harder than Isabel Mace. Beginning in the early 1960s, first in Aspen and later in Ashcroft, the Maces opened a series of distinctive restaurants incorporating Isabel's wisdom of natural foods and Stuart's flare for unique flavors. The roast goose is remembered by legions. By definition, the Toklat meal was the antithesis of fast food. The Toklat restaurants were easily among the first to intentionally promote and offer organically grown foods. Isabel was a passionate teacher of her kitchen craft. A second-generation advocate, she endlessly practiced and preached her support of and belief in natural, organically grown foods. Serving food with a conscience, Isabel searched far and wide to obtain suitable ingredients, and in the process she loosely organized an early natural food cooperative involving family, friends and source suppliers. Isabel published a cookbook, "Recipe Requests from the Mace Kitchens," in 1994 and republished it in 1999. A family business, Toklat succeeded through ingenuity and effort. Over several decades, Isabel coordinated a cherished mail-order business offering among other things sourdough starter, exotic tea blends, baked grains and jams and jellies homemade from berries hand gathered in the area by family and staff. The Maces also collected and sold fine handmade crafts, many made by Stuart himself, or of other indigenous origin. Toklat's endlessly creative offerings evolved in the late 1970s into Toklat Gallery, a Mace business that continues today in Basalt. Between the late 1970s through the mid-1980s, Isabel contributed to the various efforts of the Malachite Small School and Farm in Gardner, an organization founded by the Mace family to promote sustainable agriculture methods. Isabel stood for all efforts to preserve and protect the special place in which she lived, as well as all wild places beyond. Additionally, she supported the movement toward establishing the Ashcroft ghost town as a national historic site. Less is still more. Small is still beautiful. Hers was a way of life, passionate with purpose, difficult by design and proud on principle. She will be remembered as a woman who worked tirelessly for her family, her home, her community and a better world with much contemplation and without complaint. Isabel Mace left her mark. She was a selfless and humble woman of strong conviction who never put herself forward for vanity or for praise. For much of her life, she worked quietly in the shadows of her legendary husband; however, she will be remembered as the giant upon whose shoulders he stood. Together they raised five fiercely independent children in rustic simplicity, and together they made an immeasurable impression on the community of Aspen and on the tens of thousands who joined them for a meal at their hanging tables. Isabel died on a beautiful snowy morning from a life lived long and well. To the end she continued to floss though she knew her time was limited, she cleared her plate until the very end, and she never forgot the purpose of food - to nourish the body, mind and soul. Stuart died in 1993. Their eldest son died in a mountain climbing accident in 1986. She is survived by her brother Sam, three sons, a daughter and six grandchildren. At Isabel's specific request there will be no memorial service. She will be cremated and her ashes will be spread by her children and grandchildren. Over the past several years, Isabel spent a great deal of time sharing stories about the extraordinary life of the Maces in the Castle Creek Valley. These stories will soon become a book. The desire to preserve history runs deep in Isabel's family. To assure that this type of tradition is continued and that other stories will also be preserved and published for future generations to share, please make a donation to the Isabel Mace Oral History Project at the Aspen Historical Society, 620 W. Bleeker, Aspen, CO 81611.
Jerry Mace - Pueblo Chieftain - August 8, 1987 - Jerry Mace, 36, of Laguna Niguel, Calif., formerly of Pueblo, died July 29, 1987. He graduated from Central High School in 1968 and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is survived by wife, Annette, Laguna Niguel; children, Heather and Jason; father, Charles Mace, Pueblo; sisters, Rachel (Harvey) Perricone and Tammy Mace, both of Pueblo, Andrea Mace, Colorado Springs, and Carol Ann, Orange, Calif.; grandfather, John Mace, Pueblo; grandmother, Hazel Rea, Squaw Valley, Calif.; and uncle, George Mace, Pueblo. Also survived by mother, Eleanor Walker, and stepfather, Donald Walker, both of Sacramento, Calif.; brothers, Patrick and Sean, Sacramento; grandparents, Ruth and Alfredo Garcia, Fresno, Calif., aunt and uncle, Dorothy and Sam, Fresno. Memorial service, 3 p.m. Monday, St. Timothy's Church, 29102 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Hill, Calif. Interment, O'Conner Mortuary, Alicia Parkway, Laguna Hill.
Stewart Mace - Rocky Mountain News - August 07, 1993 - Aspen dog-sled operator Stuart Mace, who established a dog-sled operation in Aspen in 1948 and saw his dogs featured on the old television series Sergeant Preston of the Yukon, has died of cancer at age 74. Mr. Mace and his wife, Isabel, established the Toklat Lodge at nearby Ashcroft. His sled-dog operation, which numbered as many as 60 huskies at a time, was famous worldwide. The dogs' baying, or "singing," was recorded by CBS records and an Italian record company. French composer Darius Milhaud wrote a composition based on the musical tones he heard when Mace's dog "choir" performed. In addition to the Sergeant Preston series, his dogs appeared in the 3-D movie Those Sisters from Seattle, a musical about the rigors of life in the Yukon. Mace objected to the Hollywood sled dog term "mush." "You can get them started any way you want, but don't yell `mush,' " Mace said. "The dogs need sharp, crisp words to command their attention." A lifelong environmentalist, Mr. Mace was one of the founders of the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies. He also was a nature artist. In the 1970s, Mr. Mace, a native of Denver, and his family launched the Malachite Family Farm in Huerfano County. It acquired school status in 1983. Mr. Mace earned a degree in plant pathology at Grinnell College. He married Isabel in 1941. During World War II, Mr. Mace was assigned to the 10th Mountain Division and lived at Salida while Camp Hale was being built near Leadville. He volunteered for the dog-sled detachment and trained dog-sled teams for the planned invasion of Norway. After the war, he bought the puppies of the sled-dog unit and started his operation in Aspen. Mr. Mace is survived by four of his five sons, Lynn, Alan, Kent and Bruce. His son Greg was killed in a 1986 fall in the Maroon Bells in a mountain rescue accident. Memorial services were to be announced.
MacFerren, John M.
John M. MacFerren - Pueblo Chieftain - July 30, 2003 - John M. MacFerren, 82, passed away July 29, 2003. He was born Feb. 23, 1921, in Pueblo. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Margaret "Maggie" MacFerren; daughter, Vickie; and her fiancé, William Lynott, both of Littleton; brother-in-law, Dan Anderson of Pueblo; several nieces and nephews and dear friends, Kay and Madge Becker and David Reece, all of Pueblo. He was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers and sisters. John graduated from Central High School in 1939. Shortly thereafter, he joined the U.S. Navy where he served 6 years. He served on several ships in the Pacific and was discharged as a chief pharmacist's Mate in 1945. He worked at the Pueblo Army Depot for 24 years, retiring in 1969 due to disability. He was a member of Silver State Lodge No. 95 AF&AM where he served as Chaplain for 10 years. He was also a member of BPO Elks Lodge No. 90. John loved fishing and hunting and was an avid fan of the Broncos, Rockies and Nuggets. At his request, cremation and no services. In lieu of flowers or food, those who wish may make a contribution to Animal Welfare through the funeral home. Online condolences www.montgomery-steward.com
Machone, Josephine L.
Josephine L. "Peppy" Machone - Pueblo Chieftain - January 27, 2000 - Josephine L. "Peppy" Machone age 71, passed away at Mount San Rafael hospital on Jan. 25, 2001. She was born in Aguilar, Colo., on March 24, 1929, to Frances (Atner) and Joe Kosernik. On June 19, 1949, Peppy was united in marriage to Mike Machone in Aguilar, Colo. She loved taking care of her family and her grandchildren were her "top priority." Preceding her in death are parents, Frances and Joe Kosernik; and sister, Frances Scarafiotti. Survivors are her husband, Mike, of home address; daughters, Michele (Ed) Paulovich, Colorado Springs, Diane (Gary) Adams, Colorado Springs; grandchildren, Jody (Andy) Jenkins, The Woodland, Texas, Jason Paulovich, Denver, Clint (Lacie) Adams, Colorado Springs, Trent Adams, Colorado Springs; sister, Mitzi Arnone, Aguilar; sisters- and brothers-in-law, Minnie Sebben, Trinidad, Charlotte (Frank) Givigliano, Trinidad, John Paine, Trinidad, Angie Machone, Trinidad; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Comi Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29, 2001, at Holy Trinity Church with funeral Mass celebrated by Rev. Jim Costello. Entombment will follow at the Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers are Clint Adams, Trent Adams, Jason Paulovich, Frank (Buddy) Paine, Charlie Sandoval and Michael Machone. Immediately following the services, friends are invited to gather with the family at Twin Pines Clubhouse.
Macias, Blas C.
Blas C. Macias - Pueblo Chieftain - January 5, 1987 - Blas C. Macias, 84, late of 2701 California, died Jan. 3, 1987, following a lengthy illness. A Pueblo resident since 1922, formerly of Leon Guanjuato, Mexico. Retired from the Santa Fe Railroad, with 47 years of service. A member of the St. Patrick Catholic Church, Santa Fe Railroad Union, the Zaragoza, and the Recreative Club of Pueblo. Preceded in death by his wife, Luisa C. Macias, December 1965. Survivors include Amparo (Jesus) Acuna, Patricia (Regoberto) Maldonado, Leticia Acuna, all of Pueblo, Abelino (Isabel) Magana, Almando (Delores) Magana, Abelardo (Cirilia) Magana of Julesburg, Felicitas (Salvador) Mares of Leon Guanjuato, Mexico, and numerous other relatives. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Monday and Mass of Christian Burial, 2 p.m. Tuesday. Both services at St. Patrick Church. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. Family will receive friends and relatives at 1418 Pine, home of Amparo and Jesus Acuna.
Macias, Priscilla M.
Priscilla M. Macias - Denver Rocky Mountain News - February 19, 2001 - Priscilla M. Macias, 69, of Denver died Feb. 7. Services were Feb. 12, with burial at Fort Logan National Cemetery. Mrs. Macias was born in Walsenburg on June 17, 1931. She married Joe Macias, 1949. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband; sons Robert of Grand Junction, Richard, Thomas, Paul, all of California; daughter Patricia Ponce of Superior; eight grandchildren.
David Maciel - Pueblo Chieftain - December 04, 2005 - David Maciel, 97, of Albuquerque, N.M., passed away Thursday, Dec. 1, 2005, after a long and fulfilling life. This farmer-at-heart's passions included hunting, fishing, working with his hands as he built his family's homes, and caring for his beloved dogs. He served his country in World War II in the U.S. Navy, after which he worked as a salesman of plumbing and heating supplies throughout New Mexico. He is survived by sons, David, Jose (Rudy) and Mario; daughters, Laura Martinez, Tillie Mertens and husband, Don, and Caroline Benson; numerous grand- and great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Sadie Estrada. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances; his son, Benjamin; and his daughter, Aurora (Votie) Gonzales. Service, 10 a.m. Monday, Chester T. French Mausoleum Chapel at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. N.E., in Albuquerque, N.M. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may visit from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, at French Mortuary University Chapel.
MacIndoe, Pearl T.
Pearl T. MacIndoe - Pueblo Chieftain - March 06, 2003 - Pearl T. MacIndoe passed away March 3, 2003, in Pueblo. Pearl was born Sept. 11, 1917, in Baxter Springs, Kan., to George and Stella McCoy Trammel and had lived in Pueblo most of her life. She was an accomplished gardener and enjoyed the relationships she had with her different cats over the years. Mrs. MacIndoe was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Thomson MacIndoe in 1989; and her sister, Bessie Elliot in 1984. She is survived by her son, Richard (Barbara) MacIndoe; grandchildren, Ellen Marie MacIndoe, James Albert MacIndoe and Sean Thomas MacIndoe; nieces, Roberta (Jerry) Ryan, Barbara (Ben) Crossno, all of Pueblo, Patricia (Joe) Davis of Wheatridge; several cousins, including Wilma June Cunningham of Kansas and Vaudene Emanuel of Missouri; as well as a host of friends, including Jeanne Ottoman of California, and Audrey and Fred Davies of England. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2003, in the First Presbyterian Church, 220 W. 10th Street, Pueblo.
MacInnes, Mary Frances
Mary Frances MacInnes - Pueblo Chieftain - December 1, 1947 - Funeral - Mrs. Mary Frances MacInnes, services 10:30 Monday morning. Davis Memorial Chapel. Rev. Donald Grooters officiating. To Mountain View.
Mack, Ernest H.
Ernest "Ernie" H. Mack - Pueblo Chieftain - January 28, 2004 - Ernest "Ernie" H. Mack, 60, of Beulah, passed away Jan. 27, 2004. Survived by his wife, Marion L. Mack; children, Tanya Colvin of Beulah, Tracey (Richard) Yarberry of Denver, Ernie (Chelley) Mack of Phoenix; grandchildren, Alex and Andrew Colvin, Brandon, Chelsea and Bryant Mack; parents, Ernest and Gladys Mack; and sister, Carol (John) Lukecart of Tucson. Ernie was a mechanical engineer specializing in power generation. Visitation, 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Southwest Church of Christ. At his request, private family interment. Donations may be made to Casa de la Esperanza Children's Home through the Southwest Church of Christ in his memory.
Mackay, William S.
William S. Mackay – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – May 22, 1873 – Died at St. Louis, Mo., May 7th, 1873, Wm. S. Mackay, late Lieutenant Third U. S. Infantry. Colorado Weekly Chieftain – May 22, 1873 – By notice in another column, it will be seen that Mr. William S. Mackay, formerly quartermaster at Fort Lyon, died in St. Louis on the 7th inst. The deceased was a noble, true and generous gentleman, and was respected by all who knew him, on account of his many good qualities of head and heart.
Henry Mackey - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - August 25, 1910 - Henry Mackey, aged 25 and single, was killed Wednesday in the sixty-six-foot level of the Gold Pioneer mine, Las Animas county, by a fall of rock.
Mackey, Norma Lee
Norma Lee Jones Mackey - Pueblo Chieftain - December 03, 1998 - Parker Funeral Home, Parker, Colo. 80138 Norma Lee Jones Mackey, 67, of Pueblo, died Nov. 30, 1998. She was born Nov. 8, 1931, in Schuyler County, Mo., and married Buford Q. Mackey on June 16, 1951, in Henrietta, Texas. Survived by her husband, Buford Mackey- sons, Kim (Terry) Mackey, both of Pueblo, Kevin (Leah) Mackey, Avondale- daughter, Delora Jane (Bill) Crockett, Parker- grandchildren, Kelly and Weston Mackey, Pueblo, David, William and Jack Crockett, Parker- brother, Robert (Lois) Jones, Pueblo. Mrs. Mackey was the owner of a needlework shop from 1970 to 1981, and the owner of Mackey Rental from 1970 to present. She enjoyed knitting, needlepoint, reading history books, antiques and genealogy. She was a member of the Methodist Church, United Daughters of the Confederacy, NSDAR Arkansas Valley Chapter, Clan Mackey, Society USA. Graveside services, 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, 1998, at Syracuse Cemetery, Syracuse, Kan., with Pastor Ginny Bettendorf, officiating. Burial of cremains in Syracuse Cemetery, Syracuse, Kan. , 10 a.m. today, at Vineland Methodist Church, 36th Lane and South Road, Pueblo, Colo. 81006. Donations may be made to Vineland Methodist Church.
Jane MacKinnon - Pueblo Chieftain - June 29, 2001 - Jane MacKinnon passed away June 26, 2001, in Pueblo. Jane was born Jan. 27, 1915, in Narberth, Pa., to Joseph H. Nash and Mary Snyder Rowan Nash and had been a Pueblo resident for 35 years. Before moving to Pueblo, Jane and her family were prominent merchants in Philadelphia and she was very proud of her Pennsylvania heritage. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star. Jane studied and loved drama and the theater. She was preceded in death by her parents as well as her husband Sterling MacKinnon Sr. Her survivors include her stepchildren, Sterling MacKinnon Jr., Colin MacKinnon, Raun Burnham and Peter MacKinnon; her step-grandchildren and numerous friends and other relatives. Cremation, Davis Crematory. Graveside services and inurnment will be held in the Woodlands Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pa., at a later date.
MacKinnon, Sterling A.
Sterling A. MacKinnon - Pueblo Chieftain - September 16, 1986 - Sterling A. MacKinnon, M.D., late of Pueblo, died Sept. 13, 1986, at a local hospital. Survived by wife, Jane MacKinnon of the family home; sons, Sterling A. MacKinnon Jr., Bainbridge Island, Wash.; Colin F. MacKinnon, San Diego, Calif.; Peter R. MacKinnon, Midvale, Utah; and daughter, Raun G. Burnham, New York City, N.Y. Also survived by numerous grandchildren. Member of South Pueblo Lodge No. 31, AF&AM and Southern Colorado Consistory. Pueblo resident since May 1967. Retired from Colorado State Hospital, where he had been the admitting physician. Dr. and Mrs. MacKinnon were married May 11, 1960, in Philadelphia, Pa. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, Davis-Wallin Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Richard M. O'Toole officiating. Chapel rites by South Pueblo Lodge No. 31, AF&AM. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to your favorite charity.
Dolores Bradley Mackintosh - Pueblo Chieftain - August 28, 2001 - Age 74, passed away Aug. 26, 2001. Survived by husband, George; sister, Carol Kaskie; daughters, Sharon Johnson, Judy Sandstrom, Linda Muscarello and Mary O'Malley; son, Louis Bradley; stepdaughters, Anne Winters and Sybil Wilson; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Helen Macklem - Pueblo Chieftain - May 19, 2006 - Helen Macklem, 87, has joined her family in Heaven, passing from this Earth on May 17, 2006. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Chester; her parents; and all of her brothers and sisters. Survived by her son, Roger Macklem; daughters, LeathAnn (William) Holbrooks and Ilene (Phil) Rodacy; grandchildren, Karri (Andy) Hanning, Amy (Dave) Lincoln, Grant Macklem, Kirk Macklem, Bill (Laura) Holbrooks, John (Emily) Holbrooks, Melissa Rodacy; and great-grandchildren, Amanda and Andy Hanning Jr., Owen Lincoln, Brittany Cruz, Deja Schilling Holbrooks and Devin Holbrooks. Helen was born in Ida Grove, Iowa, on June 7, 1918, the youngest of nine children. She and Chester moved to Pueblo in 1951. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, 2006, First United Methodist Church, 11th and Court. Reception to follow in Booth Hall. Interment following reception at Mountain View Cemetery, 1315 Acero Ave. Family and friends are welcome at the home of LeathAnn Holbrooks, 95 Radcliff Lane.
Macklem, John W. Jr.
John W. "Jack" Macklem, Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - May 18, 1999 - John W. "Jack" Macklem, Jr., 73, passed away May 16, 1999. Survived by his children, John Macklem III of Westminster, Colo., Howard Macklem of Pueblo-sister, Virginia Hurd of Ida Grove, Iowa- brother, De Witt (Cleta) Macklem of Phoenix, Arizona- sister-in-law, Helen Macklem of Pueblo and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Macklem on June 20, 1995-parents, John W. and Lelah Macklem- sister, Georgia Fedderson and brother, Chester Macklem. Born, Jan. 15, 1926, in Ida Grove, Iowa. He came to Colorado after he was discharged from the service, where he met Lillian Yavornik. The two were married on May 19, 1948, in Pueblo. Member of the First United Methodist Church, Silver State Lodge No. 95, A. F. & A.M., Southern Colorado Consistory, Al Kaly Shrine and the Pueblo Shrine Club. At his request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 19, 1999, at the First United Methodist Church, 11th and Court Street, with the Rev. Steve Burnett officiating. In lieu of food and flowers, those who desire may make memorials to the Shriners Crippled Children's Hospital or a charity of choice through the funeral home office.
MacKnight, William H. II
William H. MacKnight II - Pueblo Chieftain - May 23, 1986 - William H. MacKnight II passed away unexpectedly in Denver, May 21, 1986. Survived by his wife, Mrs. Ruth A. MacKnight of the family home in Littleton; father of Susan MacKnight, Widbey Island, Wash.; Ronald MacKnight, Yelm, Wash; Cathy Levy, Del Rey Beach, Fla.; and William H. "Micky" MacKnight III, Colorado Springs; stepfather of Lauri J. Lull, Aurora; and Steven D. Lull, Arvada. Son of Mrs. Helen MacKnight, Denver; and brother-in-law of Mrs. Harriet Gottula, Pueblo. Predeceased by his first wife, Betty (Amstutz) MacKnight on May 29, 1980. Member of the First United Methodist Church, Pueblo; and Scottish Masonic Lodge of South Africa. Cremation. Inurnment will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Roselawn Mausoleum, Roselawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Larry Kinser officiating.
George MacLean - The Pueblo Chieftain - October 14, 1955 - George MacLean passed away in a local hospital Thursday morning. He was the brother of Mrs. Charles Fairbanks. Funeral services and interment will be held in Denver. Valhalla Funeral Home.
MacLennan, Mary Lou
Mary Lou Markle MacLennan - Pueblo Chieftain - April 16, 2006 - Mary Lou Markle MacLennan, 89, born May 19, 1916, passed away April 11, 2006. Preceded in death by her first husband, Harold W. Markle; and second husband, A.J. MacLennan. Survived by her children, Maureen (Gary Stull) Reichert, Torrington, Wyo., Michael Markle, Berthoud, Colo., Patrick (Leslie) Markle, Hugo, Colo., Marikate (Terry) Book, Pueblo West, Colo., Peter (Susan) Markle, Simla, Colo., and Paul (Karol) Markle of Idaho Falls, Idaho. Also survived by 14 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one step-great-grandchild. Mary graduated from St. Joseph Academy in Cleveland, Ohio. She was a co-member of the Sisters of Charity. Mary was an avid bridge player who loved life and people. She retired from the Elbert County Department of Social Services. At her request, cremation with a memorial Mass to be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at Christ the King Catholic Church. Inurnment, Simla Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice in Mary's memory.
MacLeod, Malcolm H.
Malcolm H. MacLeod - Westland News - January 21, 1919 - Death of Doctor Macleod - Rev. Malcolm H. MacLeod, D. D., died at his residence in Pueblo early last Monday afternoon. His death was due to pneumonia which developed while on a visit to the churches at Brandon and Chivington a week ago. Dr. MacLeod was evangelist in Presbyterian circles all over the state. He was frequently called to the East to explain and discuss the work of the home missions in the West. Dr. MacLeod was born in Nova Scotia 57 years ago. He graduated from the McCormick Theological seminary in 1892. From his first pastorate at Winnemack, Ind., he was called to Ontario, Calif., where he was married to Miss Mary E. Gray of that city. He came to Colorado first as pastor at Alamosa and then at Fountain. He became pastor of Westminster church of Pueblo which afterward became a part of Mesa Presbyterian church. Twelve years ago he was called to the work of an evangelist for the Presbytery of Pueblo which covers the greater part of southern Colorado. In 1912 Westminster College conferred the degree of doctor of divinity upon him in recognition of his faithful service in the Presbyterian church of Colorado. He was a man characterized by patience and ability. His advice and work were considered of the utmost importance by men in national offices and those connected with the Presbyterian Home Missions. He is survived by his wife and two children, Malcolm, a student of Centennial, and Margaret. The Brandon friends of Doctor MacLeod are deeply saddened, for they loved him for his genuineness.
MacRorie, Chester A.
Chester A. MacRorie - Pueblo Chieftain - January 2, 1987 - Chester A. MacRorie, Jan. 1, 1987. Father of Richard A. (Barbara) MacRorie, Las Cruces, N.M.; Moira (Doug) Pyle, Hanahan, S.C.; and Bruce MacRorie, Albuquerque, N.M. Brother of Jean MacRorie, Colorado Springs; Hazel French, Pueblo; Mary Anne Gant, Colorado Springs; Alice (Gail) Hathaway, Pueblo; Richard R. (Dorothy) MacRorie, Pueblo; and Donald (Nancy) MacRorie, Phoenix, Ariz. Former husband of Lee MacRorie, Albuquerque, N.M. Also survived by one granddaughter, numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his mother, Emily MacRorie in 1968; his father, Chester A. MacRorie Sr., in 1973; and a sister, Clara Helms in 1979. Mr. MacRorie was born in Havre, Mont., July 14, 1919. He entered the U.S. Army in January 1941, and served in the European D-Day Invasion of Omaha Beach, receiving four campaign stars with the European Theatre of Operations. He also served during the Korean conflict as a field artillery officer at Camp Fuji, Japan. His journalistic career began in 1948 after release from the Army, starting with the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph, and retiring in 1983, at Gallup, N.M., with the advertising agency of Chet MacRorie and Associates, Inc. Through the years he published the Indian Trader, the Gallup (N.M.) Daily Independent, the Navajo Times, the Arizona Sun and the Farmington (N.M.) Daily Times. He has also been on the staff of the Ventura Star-Free Press, the Long Beach Tribune, the Santa Monica Evening Outlook, the Roberts News and the Denver Post. Chet served as the Navajo Nations Public Relations Director, was Public Affairs Director for the Navajo Office of Economic Opportunity and was a director of the Navajo Film and Media Commission. In 1964, he was public relations director for the New Mexico Republican Party in the governor and congressional races. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Private memorial service. Please omit food gifts.
Maddalena, Angelo D.
Angelo D. Maddalena - Telluride Daily Journal - January 23, 1907 - Explosion in Trinidad Mine Today - Trinidad, Jan. 23 - An explosion in the main entry of the mouth of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company's coal mine at Primero occurred this morning. It is reported that twenty miners were killed and may be more. The explosion it is supposed was caused by a "windy shot." Note: Angelo D. Maddalena is listed among the dead of the Primero Mine disaster of January 23, 1907 through the Denver Public Library's collection entitled "Colorado Mining Fatalities." It lists Angelo D. Maddalena as an Italian, age 24, and single. He was working as a "day man" for Colorado Fuel & Iron, and the cause of death was listed as an explosion of gas and dust. For complete details of this disaster go to: http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/primero.html
Madden, Mary Adeline
Mary Adeline Madden - Pueblo Chieftain - July 02, 2006 - Mary Adeline Madden passed away June 25, 2006, in Pueblo. Mary was born Nov. 3, 1912, in Pratt County, Kan., as the second child of Frank L. Anderson and Jessie Sillen Anderson. She grew up in Hugoton, Kan., before marrying Otis C. Madden and settling in Delta County, Colo., in 1936. They were long-time residents of Grand Junction before moving to Pueblo in 1991. Mary was an avid duplicate bridge player, a member of the First United Methodist Church of Pueblo and a 50-year member of the Order of Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Vera A. Madden; a son, Otis C. Madden Jr.; and a grandson, David D. Patterson. Mrs. Madden is survived by a daughter, Bonnye L. (Kenneth) White of Pueblo West; two sons, Philip L. (Jackie) Madden of Colorado Springs, and Woody (Mary Anna) Madden of Houston, Texas; three sisters, Lillian Reynolds of Mesa, Ariz., Nora Swafford of Hugoton, Kan., and Betty Brown of Hot Springs Village, Ariz.; and nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. Mary was a devoted wife, a wonderful mother and the matriarch of five generations of Maddens. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her. Cremation has taken place. Graveside services and interment will be held at a later date in Grand Junction. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that remembrances be given in her name to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice, Attn: Donna S., 1207 Pueblo Boulevard Way, Pueblo, CO 81005, or to the charity of your choice.
Madden, Otis Charles
Otis C. Madden - Pueblo Chieftain - May 24, 2001 - Otis C. Madden passed away May 23, 2001, in Pueblo. Otis was born April 8, 1908, in New Mexico Territory near Clayton to Charles Madden and Alice Ball Madden. Otis was a 50-year member of Delta Lodge No. 62 AF&AM. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; daughter, Vera; infant son, Philip; and grandson, David Patterson. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary; daughter, Bonnye (Ken) White; sons, Philip (Jacqueline) Madden of Colorado Springs and W. Woodrow (Mary Anna) Madden of Spring, Texas; nine grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. Also survived by five nieces and nephews. Cremation, Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at a later date. - Otis Charles Madden - Pueblo Chieftain - May 30, 2001 - Otis Charles Madden, 93, passed away May 23, 2001, in Pueblo, Colo. Otis was born April 8, 1908, in New Mexico Territory near Clayton to Charles T. Madden and Alice (Ball) Madden. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; daughter, Vera; infant son, Otis C. Jr.; and grandson, David D. Patterson. Mr. Madden is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mary; daughter, Bonnye (Ken) White; sons, Philip (Jacqueline) of Colorado Springs and Woody (Mary Anna) of Spring, Texas; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and six sisters-in-law. Mr. Madden was raised in southwest Kansas and attended school in Stevens County, where he graduated from Hugoton High School in 1925. He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps and was stationed at Kelly Field in San Antonio. Otis and Mary moved to Colorado in 1935, settling first in Delta County. He was employed by the Independent Lumber Company for nearly 20 years, managing lumber yards in Meeker, Palisade and Delta. He was a real estate broker and owner of Madden Realty in Grand Junction until his retirement in 1983. Otis was active in civic affairs and served as mayor of Delta and president of the chamber of commerce and Lions Club. He was a 50-year member of Delta Lodge 62 AF&AM, the Elks Lodge and the Optimist Club. He loved all sports and was an avid basketball and softball player and bowler. Otis was also a long-time supporter of youth athletic programs. He was instrumental in starting the Old Timers Baseball program in Delta and was a state officer of the program for many years. Cremation, Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2001, in the penthouse at Villa Pueblo Towers, 1111 Bonforte Blvd., in Pueblo.
William Maddock - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - April 6, 1917 - Steel Plant Worker Dead - Pueblo - William Maddock, who heated the first rail at the Minnequa steel plant in 1881, died at the Minnequa hospital from injuries received while at work nine weeks ago.
Maddock, William Reese Jr.
William Reese Maddock Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - March 23, 2000 - William Reese Maddock Jr., born Nov. 20, 1918, in Pueblo, passed away at his home March 21, 2000. He was preceded in death by his parents, William R. Maddock and Louisa (Smith) Maddock; and his wife of 46 years, Charlotte Marie (Habiger) Maddock. Survived by his children, Charlene (Mike) DiTorrice of Pueblo, Robert (June) Maddock of Beulah, and William J. (Lorraine) Maddock of Commerce City, Colo. He also has two special sisters, Muriel (Raymond) Hartwig of Stockton, Calif., and Hilda (Earl) Donaldson of Laguna Hills, Calif. Also survived by six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; a host of other relatives; and longtime friends, Pete and Pat Nolan of Pueblo. Bill attended Central Grade School and graduated from Central High School in 1936. He attended the University of Colorado in Boulder and graduated from CU in 1940 and was so looking forward to his 60th class reunion in Boulder this May. He also attended Denver University, where he completed graduate training in social work. Bill served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945. Bill Maddock was proud of his lifelong career as a social worker/supervisor, which began in 1940, then resumed in 1946 after the war with Pueblo County Department of Social Services. He retired in 1982. In addition, he served as the Pueblo County Veterans Service Officer from 1948 until 1985, assisting thousands of local veterans and their spouses. Affectionately known also by family and friends as "Nardo," "Harvey" or "Grand-Paw," Bill was enjoyed by most who knew him, was very independent and always went out of his way to help loved ones and others. He was an avid golfer, fisherman, hiker and during the last 12 years of his life, quite the world traveler. He was a master of history and current events. He loved his Welsh heritage and was a current member of the Welsh Society of Canon City. Perhaps Bill will be most remembered for his love of photography, which he was active in for the past 45 years. He was a charter member of the Southern Colorado Photographic Society and was very active in the Arkansas Valley Audubon Society for many years. He especially loved taking pictures of the Beulah Valley and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains near Westcliffe. It has been said that few trees in Colorado managed to escape Bill's camera; many from more than one angle! At his request, cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial service, Saturday, March 25, 2000, 2 p.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. The family would like to thank the staff at Sangre de Cristo Hospice for their truly excellent care. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Bill's memory in care of the funeral home office.
Maddux, Christia Lucille
Christia Lucille Maddux - Pueblo Chieftain - September 18, 2002 - Christia Lucille Maddux, 88, passed away Sept. 17, 2002. Preceded by her loving husband, Gerald Maddux; and sister, Fern Vest. Survived by daughter, Judi (Ernie) Gardner; son, Jean (Gloria) Maddux; grandchildren, Jeff Gardner of Norfolk, Va., Jennifer (Tim) Cody of Pueblo, Brian (Sandra) Maddux-Creech of Fort Collins and Grace (Mike) Walts of Dupont, Wash.; brother, Frank Alsbach of Long Lane, Mo.; and seven great-grandchildren. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. Donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association through the funeral home office.
Maddux, Jacob P.
Jacob P. Maddux - Pueblo Chieftain - January 04, 2003 - Jacob P. Maddux, 14, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003. Preceded in death by his mother, Cindy; and sister, Krystin. Son of Walter C.; brothers, Doug and Devin; grandson of Sylvia and Robert Acrey, Jeania and Walt Maddux; great-grandson of Pearl Geanetta, Margaret Samberson, Laureta and Sam Burpo, Jean Maddux and Lou and Hazel Nava; numerous relatives and friends. Cremation. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, Pueblo Christian Center. In lieu of flowers, contribution may be made to the family or through Roselawn Cemetery.
Maddux, Krystin A.
Krystin A. Maddux - Pueblo Chieftain - March 3, 1987 - Krystin A. Maddux, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Clayton Maddux, Ontario, Calif. Arrangements pending.
Maddux, Kyra Lea
Kyra Lea "Cindy" Maddux - Pueblo Chieftain - January 26, 2002 - Kyra Lea "Cindy" Maddux, 37, born Aug. 21, 1964, in Alexandria, Va., passed away Jan. 21, 2002, in Pueblo, Colo. She is survived by her husband, Walter Clayton; sons, Douglas, Jacob and Devin; brother, Troy Loop; grandparents, Louis and Hazel Nava, Pearl Geanetta, Laureta and Sam Burpo, Jean Maddux, Margaret Samberson; in-laws, Sylvia (Robert) Acrey, Walter (Jeania) Maddux; brother-in-law, Ray (Loretta) Maddux; sister-in-law, Vikki (Lawrence) Romero, as well as numerous family members and friends. Preceded in death by her daughter, Krystin; mother and stepfather, Connie and Ward Carson; father, Gary Loop; sister-in-law, Yvette "Sue" Maddux; and grandfathers, Phillip Geanetta and Raymond J. Maddux. Cremation. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, Pueblo Christian Center. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family or through Roselawn Cemetery.
Lawrence "Larry" Mader - Miles City Star - November 14, 2004 - Miles City, MT - Lawrence "Larry" Mader, 56, of Hardtner, Kan., former Miles City resident, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004, at his home in Hardtner. Born June 9, 1948, in Garden City, Kan., he was the son of August and Ann Wigner Mader. He attended St. Mary's Catholic School from the first to the eighth grades. On Sept. 13, 1980, he and MaryAnne Hathaway were united in marriage in Miles City. Mr. Mader worked for the Geis farming until 1986 when the couple moved to Trinidad, Colo., and he attended the Trinidad Junior College for two years. They then moved to Mesa, Ariz., where he worked as a computer maintenance tech. In 1984, they were blessed with a daughter, Jaci, and in 1987, they again were blessed with a son, Drew. The family moved back to Miles City for four years, then made their home in Hardtner in 2003. Mr. Mader became ill during the summer, with his children by his side, they took care of him with the help of Mr. Mader's sisters until the time of his death. His survivors include his children, Jaci Mader of Kiowa, Drew Mader of Hardtner, Tony Herman of Fort Worth, Texas, and Rita Mae Rose of San Angelo, Texas; six grandchildren; his mother of Attica, Kan.; one brother, Lee; three sisters, Theresa Martin of Attica, Kay Geis of Miles City, and Nancy Simon of Grandview, Mo.; and many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his father and three brothers, Jim, Dwayne and Jean. At Mr. Mader's request, he was cremated. In lieu of flowers, Mr. Mader asked for a memorial fund to be set up for the children through the funeral home. Memorial services will be held Friday, Nov. 5, 2004, at 11 a.m. in the St. John's Catholic Church in Kiowa, Kan. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004, in the Garden City Cemetery at Garden City, Kan. Arrangements are by Lanman Funeral Home, inc., of Kiowa.
Madic, Joseph F.
Joseph F. Madic - Pueblo Chieftain - December 13, 2001 - Joseph F. Madic, 97 former Pueblo resident, at rest December 3, 2001 at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home in Joliet, Illinois. Loving father of two daughters, Lorraine (Al Pirc, deceased) Mrs. Jim Pojman of Sun City AZ; Cheryl (Roger) Smith of Oswego, Illinois and one son, Jack (Angie) Madic of Pueblo. Also survived by daughter-in-law, Mary Lou (Richard Madic, deceased) Mrs. Tom Denney of Pueblo; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his wife Mary (nee Bauer) Madic in February, 2000; three sons, Richard (Dick) Madic, Joseph (Buddy) Madic, and Joseph Madic; parents, Joseph and Mary (nee Strzinar) Madic. Funeral Services were held at Our Lady of Angels Chapel in Joliet on December 5. Memorials in Joseph's name may be made to Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home, 1201 Wyoming, Joliet Illinois, 60435
Mary "Mame" Bauer Madic - Pueblo Chieftain - February 25, 2000 - Mary "Mame" Bauer Madic, 92, former Pueblo resident, passed away Feb. 19, 2000 in Joliet, Ill. Survived by husband, Joseph Madic, Joliet; children, Lorraine (Jim) Pojman, Sun City, Ariz., Jack (Angie) Madic, Pueblo, and Cheryl (Roger) Smith, Oswego, Ill. Also survived by sisters, Tillie (Howard) Wynne and Annie (Al) Kramerich, Joliet, Ill., daughter-in-law, Mary Lou (Tom) Denney, Pueblo; eight grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by parents; siblings; son-in-law, A1 Pirc; and three sons, including Richard "Dick" Madic in 1972. Mame and Joe celebrated their 74th wedding anniversary on Nov. 18, 1999. Funeral services were held at St. Joseph Church on February 22 in Joliet.
Annie Madigan – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – October 3, 1875 – Died on September 30th, Annie, daughter of Dennis and Annie Madigan, aged two years.
Mrs. Madill – Akron Weekly Pioneer Press – January 18, 1901 – In the District Court at Trinidad, Jack Madill was sentenced by Judge Northcutt to not less than ten nor more than sixty years in the penitentiary for shooting his wife on the night of February 14th last. Mrs. Madill lingered in a half-conscious condition for some time, dying on April 19th.
Madison, Orvel Leroy
Orvel Leroy Madison - Pueblo Chieftain - September 16, 1997 - Orvel Leroy Madison was born July 12, 1916, in Fairview, Okla., and died Sept. 14, 1997, in Pueblo. Survived by his wife of 53 years, Laura- daughter, Orvella Carrillo- son, Leroy (Rhonda) Madison- six grandchildren, Lynette (Randy) Jarrett, Lorell Juba, Robyn Juba and Jennifer, Aaron and Christopher Madison- and two great-granddaughters, Christyl and Rayven. Orvel and Laura were married on Jan. 29, 1944, in Fort Scott, Kan. They moved to Pueblo in 1948. Orvel worked at CF&I Rail Mill for 28 years until his disability retirement in 1976. He also served in the U.S. Army for four years. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Viewing, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Madison, Virgil R.
Virgil R. "Bill" Madison - Pueblo Chieftain - March 15, 2006 - Virgil R. "Bill" Madison, 64, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2006. Survived by his wife, Beverly Madison, of the family home in Pueblo West; son, Barry (Tina) Madison of Woodland Park; sister, Alyce Madison of Longmont; grandchildren, Zachary (Heather) Pope, Amy (Dub) Madison, Jennifer Pope, Corey Madison; great-grandchild, Reese Pope. Preceded in death by his daughter, Kimberly Madison; parents, Virgil "Butch" and Maxine Madison; and mother-in-law, Frances Ribble. Bill was born in Ogallala, Neb. on Sept. 27, 1941. He graduated from Ogallala High School, received his BSBA at the University of Nebraska and his MA at Webster University. Bill remained a big fan of the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers. He worked for International Harvester from 1970 until 1973, farmed and ranched, worked for GTE Federal Systems from 1987 until 1994, managed Whistling Acres Guest Ranch from 1994 until 2000 and was a school bus driver for District 70. He loved the outdoors, especially backpacking, and he loved his golden retrievers, "Link" and "Boomer." His family meant a lot to him and he will be missed greatly by all. At his request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Saturday, March 18, 2006, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Gary Ribble officiating. Memorials may be made to the Kidney Cancer Association through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors.
Madle, H. Lorraine
H. Lorraine Madle - Denver Post - August 12, 1997 - H. Lorraine Madle, Walsenburg homemaker, 78 - H. Lorraine Madle of Walsenburg, a homemaker, died Thursday. She was 78. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in the Huerfano Masonic Cemetery in Walsenburg. She was born H. Lorraine Harriman on March 2, 1919, in Walsenburg. She is survived by two sons, Rod, Gunnison, and Wayne, Denver; a daughter, Patricia Anderson, Denver; two sisters, Margaret Videtich and Opan Barbari, both of Denver; three brothers, Richard Harriman, Pueblo, Junior Harriman, California, and Delmar Harriman, Fort Collins; and three grandchildren.
Mary Madle - St. Mary's Death Records - April 1933 - Funeral held Monday morning April 4, 1933. Mary Madle, 1889 - 1933 (Madle, Mary died 03/30/1933 buried 04/03/1933, notes: 43 years, St. Mary's Death Records) Section 2, St. Mary's South Cemetery.
Domenico Madrica – Yuma Pioneer – April 1, 1910 – Cipriano Nuara, who was tried in the District Court at Trinidad Saturday for the murder of Domenico Madrica, was found guilty of murder in the first degree.
Madrid, Albert R.
Albert R. Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - May 16, 1999 - Albert R. Madrid, born May 25, 1943, in Pueblo passed away on May 13, 1999.Preceded in death by his father, Henry G. Madrid, who passed away on July 5,1997. He was a graduate of Central High School in 1963 and the University of Southern Colorado in 1974 with a BA in psychology. Beloved son of Esther G. Madrid- brother, Henry J. (Helen) Madrid Jr. - sister Sandra E. Madrid (Toby Gonzales) of Seattle, Wash. - and numerous nephews, nieces and other relatives also survive. He was a constant companion of Katherine Killeen. Albert was an active member of St. Patrick Church, Elks Lodge No. 90 and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles No. 145. Rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday. Both services at St. Patrick's Church with Rev. Edward Pettit officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. today, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Albino Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - March 17, 1987 - Albino Madrid, passed away March 15, 1987. Survived by children, Norma (Bob) Neilson, Eleanor (John) Schaefer, Levi Madrid, Marcella Madrid, Barbara (Manuel) Suarez, Gloria (Robert) Gonzales, Shirley (Bobby) Craig, Phyllis Madrid and grandchildren. The body will lie in state from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Service, 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, 1987, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family and friends may call at 3812 Azalea.
Alexandrea Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - June 01, 2000 - Alexandrea Madrid, infant, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord May 30, 2000. Born May 20, 2000, in Colorado Springs. Survived by her parents, David James Madrid and Danielle Lee Baca of the family home; sisters, Alexis Jo Madrid and Aliyah Marie Baca, both of the family home; brother, Dominic Aaron Madrid of the family home; grandparents, Gina and Orlando Aragon, Pueblo, Dave and Mary Madrid, Pueblo, and Marlo Baca, Pueblo; uncle, Kenny Palito, Pueblo; aunts, Rose Madrid and Cathlene Madrid, both of Pueblo. Funeral service, 2 p.m. today at Romero Funeral Chapel. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at 1030 Beulah.
Madrid, Amarie Rose
Amarie Rose Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - February 13, 2003 - Amarie Rose Madrid, infant, went home to be with the Lord, Feb. 11, 2003. Born Jan. 29, 2003. Preceded in death by her sister, Alexandria Madrid. Survived by her parents, David and Danielle Madrid; brothers, Dominic Madrid, Dakota Madrid, twin of Amarie; sisters, Aliyah Madrid, Alexis Madrid; grandparents, David and Mary Madrid, Orlando and Gina Aragon; uncle, Kenny (Jennifer) Polito; aunts, Rosie (Rick) Montoya, and Cathlene Madrid. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Friday, Romero Chapel. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after service.
Madrid, Anna T.
Anna T. Madrid – Pueblo Chieftain – October 8, 2006 - Anna T. Madrid, age 86, passed away at her home in Pueblo, Colo., on Oct. 5, 2006. She was born in Abeyta, Colo., on April 17, 1920, to Genara (Quintana) and Jose Abram Abeyta. Mom's occupation was raising 11 children, with strength, love and faith. Even in difficult times, she found ways to see to it that all of her children were warm, fed, clothed and loved. She had a strength that can be compared to no other. She instilled in her children that same strength, along with respect, pride, honesty and the ability to love and laugh. Mom made us feel safe all of her life. Mom's greatest joy came from her children. The love of her children was all she ever needed. She was and always will be our shining light. She came into this world alone and afraid, but she left it with the overwhelming love of her children by her side, holding her hand as God took her other hand in his, welcoming her into his kingdom. We can look to the heavens and know that the brightest, newest star is her looking down on her family. Preceding her in death were her parents, Genara and Jose Abram Abeyta; daughter, Maria Lorraine Tamez; son, John Tamez; brothers, Maria Roman Abeyta, Eugenio Abeyta, Benito Abeyta, Juan Antonio Abeyta, Pablo Abeyta, John Abeyta and Jose Abram Abeyta; sisters, Juanita Regina Abeyta, Regina Jiron and Apolonia T. Barela. She is survived by her loving children, Carmen (Leroy) Valdez, Trinidad, Phillip (Deborah) Tamez, Denver, Cynthia (Richard) Trujillo, Trinidad, Lorraine Tamez, Trinidad, Daniel (Erin) Tamez, Florida, Anthony (Julie) Tamez, Pueblo, Ron (Deborah) Tamez, Kentucky, Rosemarie (John) Wells, Trinidad, Raymond (Jamie) Tamez, Pueblo, Angelica Tamez, Pueblo; 23 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives. Visitation, 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, Comi Funeral Home Chapel. Rosary, 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006; both at Holy Trinity Church, with Father Matthew Wertin as celebrant. Interment will follow at the Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. Active pallbearers are Dan Tamez, Phil Tamez, Ray Tamez, Ron Tamez, Roy Abeyta and Nathan Oden.
Antonio Madrid - Chronicle-News – December 1, 1917 – Son of J. M. Madrid Dies Suddenly - Antonio Madrid, 15 years of age, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Madrid of 216 East Fifth Street was found dead in bed this morning, having expired quietly during the night. He was a student in the sophomore class of the Trinidad high school. The deceased was well known and popular in high school circles and had been employed in his father's office in the Colorado building. Death was probably due to a sudden attack of heart trouble. He was born April 12, 1902 at Madrid, and besides his parents is survived by three brothers and five sisters. The sisters are Sophia, Rebeca, Esther, Eva and Corina. The brothers are Mike, employed in the office of the county assessor, Samuel who resides at Ouray, Colo. and Benjamin who is in the U. S. Navy. The funeral will take place on Monday morning. Requiem high mass will be sung at 9:30 at the Catholic Church. Interment will be in the cemetery at Madrid.
Madrid, Dakota James
Baby Dakota James Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - February 24, 2003 - Baby Dakota James Madrid. Funeral service, 2 p.m. today Romero Chapel. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after service.
Madrid, David Joe Sr.
David Joe Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - Pueblo Chieftain - August 01, 2000 - David Joe Madrid Sr., 70, of Pueblo, passed away July 31, 2000. Born Dec. 15, 1929, in Trinchera, Colo. Preceded in death by parents, Fidel and Eustacia Madrid; two brothers; and four sisters. Survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Stella M. Madrid of the family home; children, David (Mary) Madrid Jr., Pueblo, William (Sheila) Madrid, Pueblo, Tooty (Laura) Madrid, Raton, N.M. and Susan (Ernest) Sisneros, Pueblo; brothers, Sonny (Flora) Madrid, Leadville, George (Gloria) Madrid, Denver, Val (Margaret) Madrid, La Junta; sisters, Flora (John) Romero, La Junta, Tilly (Rudy) Mascarenas, La Junta, Helen Encinas, Pueblo, Margaret (Shawn) Mata, La Junta, and Mary Martinez, Trinidad; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and mother in-law, Mary Andrea Armijo, Pueblo. David enjoyed going to Cripple Creek, watching Bronco games, caring for his dogs and the time he spent with his family. No viewing. Memorial funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday at Romero Chapel. Cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after memorial service. Pueblo Chieftain - August 02, 2000 - David Joe Madrid Sr., 70, of Pueblo. Also survived by brothers, Nino (Alice) Madrid, Denver, and Jr. (Beatrice) Madrid, La Junta. No viewing. Memorial funeral service, 10 a.m. today at Romero Chapel. Cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after the memorial service.
Madrid, Henry J. Jr.
Henry J. "Hank" Madrid Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - June 27, 2004 - Henry J. "Hank" Madrid Jr., 65, passed away June 24, 2004. Survived by his loving wife, Helen Madrid; children, Duane (Melissa) Madrid, Luci (Reginald) Lawson, Mark (Rose) Madrid, Matthew Madrid, Keith Madrid; grandchildren, Marcus, Arabian, Quinton Lawson, and Cameron Madrid. Also survived by mother, Esther Madrid; sister, Sandra (Tobias) Gonzales; a special thanks to Toni Garcia, Eulice Kogovsek, Nancy Van Etten and Dave McCannon. Preceded in death by his father, Henry G. Madrid; and brother, Albert Madrid. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, at Imperial Funeral Home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday; both services at Holy Family Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Madrid, Hortencia G.
Hortencia G. Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - November 28, 1999 - Hortencia G. Madrid, 79, of Pueblo, was born Feb. 24, 1920, in El Paso, Texas. She passed away Nov. 22, 1999. Preceded in death by her husband, Lee P. Madrid; two sons, Roger and Eddie Madrid. She is survived by her children, Mary (Joseph) Mestas, Toby (Janice) Madrid, Monica Madrid, all of Pueblo, Richard (Barbara) Madrid of California and Grace (Jose) Rodriguez of Florida; grandchildren, Joseph (Stephanie) Mestas Jr. of California, Glenn (Maryann) Mestas of Arvada, Gilbert Mestas of Pueblo, Brian (Monica) Madrid of Germany, Jeffrey Madrid, Dayna Madrid, Erin (Jeff) Shellabarger, Greg Madrid, all of California, Joshua Madrid of Arizona, Jorge Rodriguez, Jessica Rodriguez, both from Florida, Joseph (Denise Ortiz) Gurule and Melissa Gurule of Pueblo; great-grandchildren, Phylecia, Michael and Arthur Mestas, Lucas Madrid, Nikholas and Devyn Gurule as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation at the funeral home on Friday, Saturday and Monday from noon until 5 p.m. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1999, St. Leander Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Inez Madrid - Chronicle-News - January 7, 1953 - Mrs. Inez Madrid, Pioneer Resident, Passed Away - Mrs. Inez Madrid, near 85 years old, of 316 East Sixth Street, pioneer resident of Trinidad, passed away at 10:30 Tuesday night after an extended illness. Mrs. Madrid had lived most of her life in this city and was the widow of the late esteemed J. M. Madrid, pioneer citizen, long identified with community affairs having served as State Senator and County Superintendent of Schools during his public career. Mr. Madrid passed away here nine years ago. The deceased Mrs. Madrid had resided in Trinidad for 50 years. She was born at San Antonio, N.M., January 21, 1868. She was a member of Holy Trinity Church, a member of the altar society of the parish and of Sagrada Familia. Surviving her are five daughters, two sons, six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, two nieces and one nephew. Daughters are Miss Rebecca Madrid of Trinidad, Mrs. Sophia Salazar of San Luis, Colo., Mrs. Esther Morris of Cheyenne, Wyo., Mrs. Eva Christy of Denver and Mrs. Corrine Paul of Pueblo. Sons are Benjamin and Samuel Madrid in South America. A brother is Solomon Gonzales of this city. A sister is Lucia Humphrey of Winkleman, Ariz. Rosary at the Mullare Funeral Home Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock by Sagrada Familia. Rosary at 7:30 at altar society of Holy Trinity and general rosary. Funeral Friday morning at 8:30 from the chapel and 9 o'clock at the church, with burial in the Catholic cemetery.
Madrid, Joe A.
Joe A. Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - December 4, 1987 - Joe A. Madrid, 65, passed away Dec. 2, 1987. Mr. Madrid is survived by his wife, Matilda Madrid of Pueblo; three children, Mark: J. (Kathy) Madrid of Olympia, Wash., Randy (Theresa) Madrid of Pueblo, Nancy Madrid Milam of Pensacola, Fla.; three grandsons, Charley, Daniel and Dean Madrid. He is survived also by brother, Henry Madrid, sister, Evelyn Dovgan, both of Pueblo, and several nieces and nephews. Joe was born Dec. 26. 1921, in Villanueva, N.M., and was a longtime resident of Pueblo, He served in the U.S. Air Force during WW II and later was employed at CF&I in the blast furnace for 36 years until retirement in 1978. Visitation from noon until 5 p.m. today at Imperial Funeral Home. Rosary recitation at 8:15 p.m. today at Our Lady of Assumption Church. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, 1987, at Our Lady of Assumption Church, with Father Raymond Grimes officiating. Family will receive friends at their family home following services. In lieu of flowers, family requests that donations be made to Heritage Rehabilitation Center through the funeral home.
Madrid, Joey Jr.
Joey Madrid Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - February 20, 2002 - Age 21, of Pueblo, passed away Feb. 17, 2002. He was born March 30, 1980, in Pueblo, to Joe (Clorinda) Madrid Sr. and Theresa (Jess) Gonzales, Pueblo. Survived by his wife, Ambrosia Martinez, Pueblo; children, Joey III, Layla Rose, twins, Selina and Jeremiah, and Esperanza; sisters, Evette (Nick) Ortiz and Renee (Vincent) Mata, both of Pueblo; brother, Daniel Gonzales; grandmothers, Soraida Vigil, Pueblo, and Daisy Gonzales, La Junta; Mary Ortiz (affectionately known as Mom) and Ben Ortiz (affectionately known as Dad); uncle, Anthony Vigil, and numerous other uncles and aunts; nieces, Chantel Ortiz and Malia Mata; nephews, Damian and Nick Jr. Ortiz; father-in-law, Art Nieto; mother-in-law, Gloria Martinez; as well as numerous friends and special friend, Roberta Apodoca, Pueblo. Viewing will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22 at Romero Chapel with sister Mangram to officiate. Cremation to follow. Friends and family will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall following service.
Madrid, John F.
John F. Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - March 09, 2003 - John F. Madrid, 89, born Sept. 21, 1913, passed away on March 6, 2003, in Boerne, Texas. Survived by sisters, Sally Bustos, Stella Jasper, Sally Leewaye, Pauline Lucero and Dorothy (Milton) Sanchez; brothers, Joe (Bernadette) Madrid and Tino (Nadia) Madrid; sister-in-law, Naya Madrid; special nephew, Matthew Bustos; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Joseph Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.
Madrid, Jose Miguel
Jose Miguel Madrid - The Chronicle-News - September 27, 1944 - Jose Miguel Madrid, one of the most highly esteemed and widely known pioneer citizens of Las Animas county and southern Colorado, former state senator and county superintendent of schools, prominent Catholic layman, passed away at 10:45 last night at his home 316 East Sixth Street, after a prolonged illness. He was 81 years old and a resident of this community most of his life. Honored as one of the most distinguished of pioneer citizens, a leader in educational activities, a public official and state legislator at periods of his life, Mr. Madrid was an acknowledged leader among Spanish-American people, and recognized as an authority on early day history of Trinidad and community. Long active as a Republican, Mr. Madrid had served four terms or eight years as county superintendent of schools, and twice had served in the state legislature, the first time in the lower house prior to 1904, the second time when he was elected state senator from Las Animas County in 1932, serving four years. As a small boy he had experienced excitement of long overland treks with freighters over the old Santa Fe Trail thru Willow Springs, N.M., to Puerto De Luna or Las Vegas, and thru the "Uncle Dick" Wooton tollgate to Trinidad and El Moro. As a youth he had learned the business of overland freighting and had met many of the best known of the early pioneer folk. His funeral will take place Friday morning at 9 o'clock from the Mullare Funeral Home followed at 9:30 by solemn Requiem High Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic church, and with burial in the family lot in the Catholic cemetery. Thursday evening at the drawing room at 7:30 there will be rosary by Knights of Columbus, at 8 o'clock by the Sagrada Corazon de Jesus, and at 8:30 by the Holy Trinity altar society, the Sagrada Familia and public. Mora County to what is now Madrid Plaza up the river, west of Trinidad, the plaza having been named for the Madrid family. There he had lived on the Madrid ranch place. He attended country schools, and in 1879 the family had returned to the former home in Mora County, N. M. remaining ten years and returning to Madrid Plaza in 1889. During the ten years the family made their home in Mora County, Mr. Madrid had taught school and been elected one term as county superintendent of Colfax County, New Mexico. In 1904 being active and prominent in the Republican party of this county, he was elected county superintendent of schools and was re-elected three times. Upon retiring from this office he engaged in the real estate and insurance business which continued to be his business until ill health forced retirement. Serving one term as state senator 1932-1936 he retired from political activity and public office. For nine years he had served as an interpreter in the district court, many years ago. He was active and prominent in the affairs of Holy Trinity Catholic church, being a charter member of Holy Trinity Council No. 1972, Knight of Columbus of which he had been Grand Knight and for some years Chancellor. He had also served the state council Knight of Columbus as State Advocate and State Secretary. He was also a fourth degree member. Distinguished by a high sense of honor, courteous, kindly, Senator Madrid held the respect and affectionate regard of people all over Las Animas County, and as a member of the state legislature he was greatly esteemed as a gentleman of refinement and high character. Few citizens of this community were more generally respected than he. Mr. Madrid perhaps had a wider acquaintance among the elder pioneer folk than any other man in the community. A few years back he was one of the eleven pioneer citizens who had been residing in Los Animas County more than 60 years. Of this eleven possibly the only one surviving is Theodore Abeyta. Senator Madrid had been in steadily declining health for some time. About the time he retired as state senator his voice failed him. He became less active in fraternal affairs and publicly, but continued as a most devout churchgoer, and his counsel and advice were frequently sought on matters of community interest. His memory had remained keen for historical facts. Oftentimes he could, without resorting to records give authentic and accurate data regarding persons and events of the early Trinidad and community. Of his many activities during his more than 70 years of residence he had been most distinguished for his service and contribution to education. He lived at peace and in harmony with all men, said no ill word, and was ever a sturdily patriotic, law abiding American citizen and Christian gentleman. Deceased is survived by his wife, Mrs. Inez Madrid, five daughters and two sons. Daughters are Mrs. Sofia Salazar of San Luis, Colo.; Mrs. Esther Morris of Cheyenne, Wyo.; Mrs. Eva Christy of Benton City, Wash.; Mrs. Corinne Paul of Denver, and Miss Rebecca Madrid of Trinidad. Sons are Manuel Madrid of Phoenix, Ariz., and Benjamin of San Francisco, Calif. Two half brothers are Nemecio Baros of Denver and J. P. Baros of Los Angeles. Seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive.
Josefa Madrid - Basalt Journal - September 3, 1904 - Sheriff O. T. Clark of Las Animas county has offered a reward of $100 for the arrest of Luz Apodaca, charged with having murdered Josefa Madrid at her home near Trinchera Friday morning, August 19th. A description of the murderer has been sent in all directions.
Juan Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - January 22, 2003 - Juan Madrid, 50, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord Jan. 20. Born May 21, 1952, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by his mother, Bessie Madrid; brothers, Walter and Willie Madrid; mother-in-law, Duvie Velasquez. Survived by his wife, Elaine Madrid, Pueblo; children, John Madrid Jr., Gerald Pete (Marta) Madrid, Emiliano (Julia Montano) Madrid, Andrea Madrid, Felicia Madrid, Andres Madrid, Daniel "Little Bear" Madrid, all of Pueblo; father, Dario Madrid Sr.; brothers, Dario (Becky) Madrid Jr., Denver, David Madrid, Denver, Davan Madrid, Denver; sisters, Senida Gloria (Bob) Rael, Littleton, Verna (Pete) Gusman, Ovid, Colo.; grandchildren, Diego Garcia, Daniel Garcia, Leticia Madrid, Emiliano Madrid Jr.; nephews, Willie Madrid, Chris Madrid, Mike Madrid, Steve Madrid, Brandon Madrid, Jenero Rael, Pete Gusman Jr., Isaiah Madrid, Xavier Madrid, Davan Vigil; nieces, Kristina Madrid, Alicia Madrid, Neva Madrid-Velasquez, Ariel Rael, Naysa "Goldie" Madrid, Elena Madrid, Janeane Rael, Deanna Gusman, Katrina Gusman; father-in-law, Ruben Velasquez; sisters-in-law, Priscilla (Ernie) Hernandez, Marsha (Joe) Montoya; brothers-in-law, Victor (Antonia) Velasquez, Ruben(Terry) Velasquez Jr., Steve (Mary Liz) Velasquez. Also survived by other numerous nieces and nephews. John was the founder of La Gente Por La Raza sport's program. John also served as a Community Liaison with the 21st Century Program, as well as coaching, softball, football, wrestling and basketball at Risley. John organized a fishing derby at city park that drew more than 500 participants annually. Vigil rosary, 6 p.m. Thursday, funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Friday, both at St. Anne Church. Celebrant, Rev. Jim Friel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Military honors by the Pueblo Veteran's Ritual Team. Friends and family will be received at the family home.
Kenny Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - November 16, 2004 - Kenny Madrid, 36, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004. Survived by his wife, Misty Madrid; stepdaughter, Mickenzie Reid; parents, Amadeo (Amy) Madrid; sisters, Raeann (Donny) Blauser, Kathy (Rob) Bryant and Roberta Madrid; brother, Sean Madrid; grandmother, Beatrice Madrid; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces and one nephew; and in-laws, Karen Gross, Becky and Al Gross. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Geraldo (Pomposa) Saiz and Amadeo Madrid; one niece and one nephew. Kenny loved to "shark his buddies at pool," cook, go for long walks and the Oakland Raiders. He will be deeply missed. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004, St. Pius X Catholic Church. Inurnment, Roselawn Cemetery.
Madrid, Mamie G.
Mamie G. Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - March 13, 2002 - Age 90, of Pueblo. Viewing, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. Vigil rosary, 6 p.m. tonight and funeral service, 11 a.m. Thursday at Romero Chapel, followed by interment at Imperial Cemetery. Afterward, family and friends will meet at Romero Courtesy Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted by Romero Funeral Home.
Maria de Los Angeles (Mary) Montoya Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - July 04, 2002 - Maria de Los Angeles (Mary) Montoya Madrid, 89, passed away July 2, 2002, at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center. Mary was born in Revuelto, N.M., on May 18, 1913; but she was a longtime Pueblo resident. She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles G. Madrid; daughter, Mary Ann (Dan) Bargas; an infant son and daughter; parents, Juan B. and Julianita Medina Montoya, three brothers and one sister. Mary's hobbies were reading and gardening, but her real passion was her religion. A lifelong Catholic, she lived a life of prayer. Believing everything in life could be handled through the power of prayer, she entrusted her family's well being to the Lord by her ever vigilant prayer. Mary is survived by her children, Gloria (Ivan) Rhodes, Charles B. Madrid, Joseph P. Madrid, Elizabeth Barela, Earnest (Judy) Madrid, Carol Gomez, Ron (Michelle) Madrid, Loretta (Andy) Hernandez and Peggy Madrid; 24 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Frannie Gonzales; and brother, John B. (Elsie) Montoya. Viewing will be 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2002, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. A rosary will be 7:30 p.m. Friday evening at the Shrine of St. Therese. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 2002, at the Shrine of St. Therese, with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.
Matilda D. Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - October 20, 2005 - Matilda D. Madrid, Rosary Friday October 21st at 6:00 p.m. Memorial Mass 10:00 a.m. Saturday October 22, 2005. Our Lady of Assumption 900 E Routt, Pueblo, Colorado. Family and friends will gather in the Church Hall following the Memorial Service.
Madrid, Miguel A.
Miguel A. Madrid - Chronicle–News – November 16, 1921 – Miguel A. Madrid, Son of J. M. Madrid, Died Here This Morning - Miguel A. Madrid, 37 years old, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Madrid of this city, died at 11:30 this morning at the home of his parents, 216 East Fifth Street, after an illness of seven weeks. Mr. Madrid suffered a general breakdown of his health at Parkview, N.M. where he had resided with his family for the past three years, and on November 4 was removed to Trinidad. Deceased was well known here. He was born in Colfax County, New Mexico, but spent most of his life in this community. He was employed in the office of County Assessor J. D. Harper for four years and about three years ago removed to Parkview, N. M., where for two years he was employed in the office of the county treasurer and for the past year had conducted a general store there. He was a member of Holy Trinity Council, Knights of Columbus of Trinidad. Deceased is survived by his wife, Amalia, and two children, Margaret, 14 and Miguel, 10; by his parents Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Madrid, and by two brothers and five sisters. They are Benjamin of Tuscon, Ariz., and Samuel Madrid, of Zacatecas, Mexico, and Sophia, of Weston, Rebecca of Trinchera; Esther, of Cheyenne, Wyo. and Eva and Corrine Madrid of this city. Funeral arrangements have not been announced.
Madrid, Nora V.
Nora V. Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - December 25, 2001 - Nora V. Madrid went to be with the Lord, Dec. 23, 2001. Preceded in death by parents, Fidelia and Donaciano Maldonado; husband, Lee E. Madrid; children, Helen, Roger and Christine; grandchildren; Frank Madrid and Nadine Gomez; and seven brothers and sisters. Survived by children, E. Anthony Madrid, of the family home, L. Richard (Mary) Madrid, Julian (Caroline) Madrid, O. Louis (Joann) Madrid, N. Jean (Vincent) Fearheiley, Elaine (Ted) Leyba, Barbara (Anthony) Olguin, Don "Corky" (Justine) Madrid, Harriet (James) Gomez, Nora L. (Joe) Cassares and Lynn Dennis "Nino" (Trish) Madrid, all of Pueblo, Lillian (Virgil) Valdez, H. J. "Sonny" (Tina) Madrid and Melva J. (Gravial) Vialpando, all of Colorado Springs; and stepdaughter, Anna Lee (Richard) Gonzales; 24 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by brothers, George (Carmen) Maldonado and Samuel (Sadie) Maldonado; sisters, Logia (Ben) Arguello and Eloisa Martinez of Arizona; as well as numerous extended family members and friends. Visitation, 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, at Adrian Comer Funeral Home. Recitation of the rosary, 6 p.m. Wednesday at Adrian Comer Funeral Home. Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Thursday, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. A reception will follow the interment at St. Joseph Hall. Family respectfully requests omission of food and flowers.
Randy Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - August 02, 2000 - Randy Madrid, born Nov. 10, 1952, passed away July 31, 2000. Pueblo saw Randy into and out of this world. As a National Merit Scholarship finalist, he graduated Roncalli in 1970, attended Notre Dame on a scholastic scholarship, then went on to attend CSU. Following an accident in 1987, Randy was confined to a wheelchair and made his home at the Minnequa Medicenter. Filled with the laughter and energy of the children and the loyal daily visitations by the dogs living in the intergenerational facility, this home gave Randy a new lease on life. The generous gift of an electric wheelchair by special friend, Teri Waugh, accentuated this new life and allowed Randy to provide rides to his friends through the hallways of life at Minnequa Medicenter and beyond. He was preceded in death by his father, Joe A., and is survived by his mother, Tillie, of Santa Barbara, Calif.; a brother, Mark, and his wife, Kathy Abarr of Graeagle, Calif.; a sister, Nancy A. of Santa Barbara, Calif.; and a son, Charlie Madrid of Pueblo. Following cremation in the Davis Crematory, a memorial Mass will be held at 7 o'clock this evening, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2000, in Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, 900 E. Routt. The family will receive visitors after the services at 841 E. Evans. Donations in memory of Randy may be made to the Minnequa Medicenter Day Care Facility.
Madrid, Refugio Carolina
Refugio Carolina Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - January 10, 1986 - Refugio Carolina Madrid, 94, died Jan. 9, 1986. In Pueblo since 1961, but formerly of Salida. Preceded in death by husband, Roman Madrid, in 1953. Mother of Joe (Bernadette) Madrid of Washington, Jose C. (Nadia) Madrid of Florida, Stella Jasper of California, Dorothy M. (Milton) Sanchez of Pueblo, Pauline Lucero of Albuquerque, N.M., Sally Leewaye of Salida, Abel (Naya) Madrid of Albuquerque, Sally Bustos and John Madrid of Pueblo; sister of Felicita Garcia of Alamosa and Rosa Ruybal of Los Alamos, N.M. Also survived by 17 grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren. Rosary service, 7 p.m. Sunday at Rivera Chapel. Friends and relatives will be received at 1717 Zuni, home of daughter, Dorothy Sanchez, and 1622 Brown, home of granddaughter, Loretta Bustillos.
Madrid, Remigio C.
Remigio C. (Mike) Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - January 27, 2000 - Remigio C. (Mike) Madrid, 76, of Pueblo, joined his beloved wife Mary, to be with the Lord on Jan. 25, 2000, after battling cancer. He was born April 30, 1923, in Arroyo Secco, N.M. He is preceded in death by his father, Melquiares Madrid, and his wife of 47 years, Mary Madrid. He is survived by his mother, Casimira Madrid; children, Clara (Chuck) Solano, Mike (Elaine) Madrid and Lucy (Matt) Montoya; grandchildren, Joe, Chris and Chad Solano, Aubrey and Vanessa Madrid and Michael (Janis) Zamora; as well as four brothers, three sisters and numerous nieces and nephews. Remigio was a World War II veteran and a D-Day survivor. He worked at the Pueblo Army Depot for 30 years before retiring and taking time to be more active with the Church of the Sacred Heart and to enjoy his favorite hobby, bowling. He bowled three times a week for the past 15 years. Mike will be remembered as a loving and caring father with a great sense of humor. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. Friday at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Rosary, 7 p.m. Friday at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. Funeral Mass, 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow at Imperial.
Richard Madrid – Albuquerque Journal – April 5, 2001 - Richard Madrid, 79, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, entered into the Kingdom of Our Lord Jesus Christ on Monday, April 2, 2001. He was born in Trinidad, CO., was a resident of Albuquerque since 1960. Richard worked for the Santa Fe Railroad for 25 years, and retired from Baldridge Lumber Company. He was preceded in death by his children, Ada Boland, Frank J. Madrid and Robert L. Madrid, and is survived by his wife, Ruby; and their son, Amos and wife, Christie; and daughter, Joyce Ann; previous wife, Kori Madrid; and their sons, Leonard R. Madrid and wife, Lucille, Richard A. Madrid and wife, Debra; daughters, Lorraine Casias and husband, Ronald M., JoAnn Lujan and husband, Martin F., Esther Scott and husband, A.J., Sylvia Meyers and husband, Bruce, Brenda Duran and husband Raymond; 44 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great- grandchild. It's farewell to the ones whom I've loved as I leave to the heights of Heaven where no sorrow or pain will I suffer again to the Land which my Father has given. A service will be held at Northside Assembly of God, 7518 Oakland NE. (Alameda & Wyoming), on Thursday, April 5, 2001, at 7:00 p.m. Graveside services will be held at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE., on Friday, April, 6, 2001 at 9:30 a.m. A reception will follow at Northside Assembly of God. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th ST. NW. Albuquerque. 505-343-8008.
Stella Madrid - Pueblo Chieftain - December 02, 1999 - Stella Madrid. God reached out and took her hand, he whispered in her ear, "Your work is done, now its time to follow me to a peaceful land." Our precious, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother followed our Lord to heaven, so she will be able to watch over us from above. She was an angel on earth. Stella was a longtime resident of Pueblo. She was born to Cosmes and Cleofes Mascarenas in Dawson, N.M., who have preceded her in death. Also waiting for her at heaven's door is her beautiful grandson, Shawn Apodaca. She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Henry Madrid; five children, Elaine R. (Rick) Apodaca, Henry A. (Liz) Madrid, Patricia A. (Nick James) Archuleta, John R. (Lena) Madrid and Julie A. (James) Maestes. Also survived by Cathy (David) Quintana, whom she loved as much as her own children, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her home was always opened to anyone who needed a meal or wanted love. She loved unconditionally everyone around her. Viewing, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. Rosary, 7:30 p.m. today. Both at the Adrian Comer Garden Hall. Funeral Mass, 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 3, 1999, to be held at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.
Madrid, William Sr.
William Madrid Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - January 09, 2006 - William Madrid Sr., 49, born Jan. 27, 1956, died Jan. 5, 2006. Preceded in death by his father, David Madrid Sr. Survived by his mother, Stella Madrid; wife, Sheila Madrid; children, Kristina (Pete) Montoya, William Jr., Brooke (Anthony) Trujillo and Jennifer Madrid; brothers, David (Mary) Madrid, Pueblo, and George (Lora) Madrid, Raton, NM; sister, Susan (Ernie) Sisneros, Pueblo; his beloved grandchildren, Aaron, Ashley, Nico and Sasha; and numerous nieces and nephews. Willie enjoyed being with his friends, watching his favorite TV shows and enjoyed life. Thank you for all the love, prayers and support given to his family. At his request, cremation has taken place. Memorial service noon today at Romero Chapel. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall following service.
Madril, Fermin Gabriel
Fermin Gabriel Madril – Pueblo Chieftain – October 1, 2006 - Fermin Gabriel Madril, 86, was called home to be with the Lord on Sept. 30, 2006. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose D. and Sophia Madril; four brothers and two sisters. Fermin is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Virginia; sons, Arthur (Elaine) and Albert Madril; daughters, Angela (Ernest) Segura, Sophia (Michael) Martinez; seven grandsons; seven granddaughters; 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Edith Lopez; numerous other relatives and friends. Fermin was a dedicated family man; the most important thing to him was to provide for his family. He served in the Army during World War II and worked at the Pueblo Army Depot, retiring during the 1980s. Fermin will be greatly missed by all. He will forever be "Dad". Viewing, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, with Recitation of the Rosary to follow at 7 p.m. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, both services to be held at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Madril, Jose D.
Jose D. Madril - Pueblo Chieftain - November 07, 2001 - Funeral, 10 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Church, Alamosa.
Leo “Babe” Madril - Pueblo Chieftain - July 20, 2005 - Leo “Babe” Madril, born Jan. 16, 1938 in Alamosa, Colo., went to be with our Lord on July 17, 2005. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 39 years, Phyllis Madril; children, Paula Cortez, Jeff Madril, Steve Fresquez, Sandra (Abe) Garcia and Danny (Caroline) Fresquez; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; very special sister-in-law, Maryjane Johnson; sisters, Dorothy Carson, Mary (Claude) Sanchez; and brother, George (Mary Lou) Madril. Babe enjoyed his gardening, flowers, fishing, hunting, the great outdoors, the Denver Broncos and all his friends and family. He will be sadly missed. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Thursday, at Romero Chapel. Military Honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.
Maggie Madril - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - October 12, 1917 - Mother and Daughter Poisoned - Pueblo - As a result of mistaking strychnine for headache tables, Mrs. Praxcedis Trigillo and her daughter, Mrs. Maggie Madril, who lived at Undercliff, twenty-five miles from here, are dead.
Madril, Maria Semonita
Maria Semonita Duran Madril - Pueblo Chieftain - June 21, 1987 - Maria Semonita Duran Madril, 1809 E. 13th, departed this life June 18, 1987, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. A Pueblo resident for most of her life, she was born Jan. 28, 1910, in Auga Ramon, Colo. Survived by her children, Jim (Tillie) Duran, Lucy Lobato, Isabel (Edward) Pacheco, all of Center, Colo., Max (Rose) Duran, Perfecto (Juanita) Martinez, Jessie Duran, Tillie (Larry) Trujillo, Rose (Antonio) Soto, Ursula (Eleiseo) Rodriquez, Grace Magana, all of Denver, Eliza Espinoza, Pueblo; three brothers, Johnnie Vigil, Jose Vigil, both of Denver, Benjamin Vigil, Idaho; six sisters, Esther Ruiz, Mary De Herrera, Ida De Herrera, all of Denver, Margaret Aragon, Idaho, Clara Valdez, Dorothy Marquez, both of Center; 68 grandchildren, 145 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Monday; Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Tuesday. Both services, Holy Family Church, the Rev. David L. Ricken, celebrant. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the home.
Madrill, Albert B.
Albert B. Madrill - Pueblo Chieftain - April 08, 2004 - Albert B. Madrill, 83, born Feb. 15, 1921, passed away April 6, 2004. Survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Margaret Beryldine Madrill; children, Sheila (Joseph) Pantaleo, Wesley A. Madrill, Robert Gary Madrill and Rhonda Gayle Madrill; five grandchildren, Joseph Anthony (Gina) Pantaleo, Pamela (Dean) Martin, Charmaine (Gary) Fillmore, Robert Chad (Shana) Madrill, Anissa (John) Valadez; 10 great-grandchildren, Jhonee and Matthew Fillmore, Tiffani Abel, Chris, Michelle, Katlyn and Morgan Pantaleo, Giavanna Madrill, Gabriella and Daniella Valadez; sister, Florence Barrett; brother, Frank (Virginia) Madrill Jr.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Nellie Madrill; mother-in-law, Etta Mae Renoux; brothers-in-law, J.T., Gordon and Fred Pritchard. Albert was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He worked for the Rio Grande Railroad and retired as an engineer. Albert loved life and lived life to the fullest. At his request there will be no viewing. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment, Imperial Memorial Gardens Chapel of the Angels Mausoleum. Family will receive friends at 2501 Hollywood after the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Southeastern Colorado Heritage Museum in his memory.
Madrill, Anthony R.
Anthony R. Madrill - Pueblo Chieftain - June 22, 2002 - Anthony R. Madrill, 60, passed away June 19, 2002, at Parkview Hospital. He was born Sept. 15, 1941, in Pueblo. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ruben and Bessie Madrill; and a sister, Lucy Madrill. Anthony is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Virginia Madrill; daughter, Gloria Madrill of Pueblo; son, Benjamin Madrill of Chicago, Ill.; brother, Eloy (Christina) Madrill; sister, Martha Madrill; father- and mother-in-law, Joe and Gloria Torres; brothers-in-law, Ray (Pam) Torres, and James (Annabel) Torres, all of Pueblo. Also survived by nieces and nephews, Sandy Madrill of Denver, Cheryl (Nathan) Stringham, Christopher Madrill, Debbie (Ben) Nelms, Jose, Raelyn, Michaelyn, Samantha and Jordan Torres, all of Pueblo. Anthony was a District 70 special education teacher for 24 years, retiring in 1992. He was devoted to his family, his Broncos and his Rockies. Viewing Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Rosary, Sunday, 7 p.m., and Mass of Resurrection, Monday, 10 a.m., both services at Holy Family Church with interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Holy Family Church Hall following the interment.
Madrill, Margaret B.
Margaret B. Madrill - Pueblo Chieftain - November 13, 2006 - Margaret B. (Beryl) Madrill, our loving mother and grandmother, born April 10, 1922, passed away Nov. 10, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Albert B. Madrill. She is survived be her children, Sheila (Joseph) Pantaleo, Wesley Madrill, Robert Gary Madrill and Rhonda Gayle Madrill; grandchildren, Joseph (Gina) Pantaleo, Pamela (Dean) Martin, Charmaine (Gary) Fillmore, Robert Chad (Shana) Madrill and Anissa Valdez Madrill; great-grandchildren, Jhonne and Matthew Fillmore, Tiffani (Will) Holubek, Chris, Michelle, Katlyn, and Morgan Pantaleo, Gabriella and Daniella Valdez, Giavanna and Dominic Madrill; and one great-great-grandson, Joey Holubek. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Margaret retired from the Pueblo County Treasurer's office. She enjoyed writing poetry, going to Cripple Creek and spending time with family and friends. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, Imperial Memorial Gardens Chapel. Family may be contacted at 28362 County Farm Road, Pueblo, CO 81006.
Elizabeth "Pat" Madsen - Pueblo Chieftain - February 09, 2005 - Elizabeth "Pat" Madsen, 77, of Fowler, passed away Feb. 4, 2005. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005, at First Baptist Church in Fowler.
Madsen, M. Norene
M. Norene Madsen - Pueblo Chieftain - February 3, 1987 - M. Norene Madsen, 71, of 25 N. Bent died Sunday afternoon at her home in Las Animas. She retired as a supply clerk at the Dugway Army Depot in Utah. Survived by one son, Ronald Hall, of Austin, Minn.; two sisters, Maggie Bradford and Nell Pool, A Las Animas; three grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday at the Powell-Kuhn Chapel. Interment, Las Animas Cemetery.
Madson, Carlyle C.
Carlyle C. Madson - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - November 3, 1961 - Four Die in Plane Crash Near Pueblo - Flying into a blinding snowstorm, four men crashed to their deaths in a light plane Thursday 17 miles southeast of Pueblo. The fast-moving storm cleared within a few hours to reveal the wreckage on the Butler Ranch. Another airman, Glenn L. Nash, spotted the shattered remains on a flight from Pueblo to Raton, N.M. Those killed were Carlyle C. Madson, 50, the pilot, and Henry J. Pannell, Jr., 30 both of San Diego, Calif.; Paul Miller, 38 (?), La Mesa, Calif., and Vernon L. Parrish, 32, Denver. Parrish headed an electronics firm with offices in Denver, Albuquerque and Salt Lake City. The others all were employes of a San Diego firm. First on the scene, according to Maj. Lawrence H. Reibscheid, information officer of Group III, Civil Air Patrol, were three CAP officers and two deputy sheriffs of Pueblo County. They arrived on the scene at about 4:30 p.m. The searchers were Lt. Col. W. A. Coe of Black Forest, deputy communications officer of the Colorado Wing CAP; 1st Lt. Joseph Girodano and 1st Lt. Elvina Smith of the Pueblo County (?) CAP, and deputy sheriffs Theodore Nickolett and M. C. Forester. The search was directed by Lt. Col. Herbert E. Hammond of Colorado Springs, commanding officer of Group III. Operations officer was Maj. Earl Cole of Manitou Springs, also of Group III. The wreckage was scattered over a quarter mile area of the flat prairie land north of the Huerfano River, Hammond said. The largest piece of wreckage could be put in the back of a pickup truck. One body was in the nose wreckage. Two others were 80 feet ahead of where the plane struck the ground. The fourth body was at the point of impact. Controllers at the Pueblo airport said the plane, bound from Denver to Albuquerque, N.M., radioed at 10:43 a.m. that it was returning to Pueblo after running into the blizzard. Efforts to communicate with the plane failed. Workmen on the Butler Ranch said they heard the roar of a plane, apparently at full throttle, about 10:45 a.m. but heard no crash. The plane did not burn. It dug a furrow about 8 inches deep before disintegrating. Sheriff officers said it appeared the plane struck in a pancake fashion. Reibscheid said that since Feb. 4 of this year, the CAP has participated in more than 25 search and rescue missions of this type.
Eugene Madson - Pueblo Chieftain - May 10, 2006 - Eugene Madson, 70, of Summerfield, Fla., passed away peacefully on May 6, 2006. Survived by his wife, Herta; children, Dwight, Dahrl and Daron Lund, Wade (Michele), Darla Fennig (Mark), Rena Larson (Don), Rhonda Ruedy (Jim), Brad (LuAnn), Jean Larson, Jan Kinney (Charlie); and 16 grandchildren. Eugene served in the military as a Navy medic and the National Navy Reserves. He retired from Sperry Univac. Eugene resided in Minnesota, Colorado and Florida. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.
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