The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Mancha, Nora
Nora Mancha – Pueblo Chieftain - May 20, 2005 - Nora Mancha, former teacher and administrator at the Potomac School in northern Virginia and a member of the St. Therese School Board of Directors, died on Thursday, May 12, 2005, in the Sangre de Cristo Hospice after a brief illness. She was 71 years old. Ms. Mancha was a beloved and highly respected faculty and staff member at Potomac School from 1970 to 2002. She held numerous positions there, including sixth grade teacher, ethics teacher in the high school, director of financial aid and summer programs and the admission office, and ultimately, assistant head master. As a former parent, educator and administrator, she eventually became the school's unofficial historian. At her retirement party, she was described as a person "with a heart of gold, and the varied talents of a Renaissance woman." Ms. Mancha moved to Pueblo in 2002. She served as a member of the Board of St. Therese School from 2004 until her death. Ms. Mancha was born in Detroit, Mich. She graduated from Loyola University of Chicago, where she received her bachelor's degree and attended Marquette University for her master's degree. She is survived by her husband, Philip of Pueblo; her daughter, Amy Redstone; son-in-law, Victor Redstone; and grandson, Nathan Redstone of Greeley, Colo.; and Carole Palmer of Bethesda, Md. The viewing for family and friends will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2005, at Roselawn Funeral Home. Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2005, at St. Therese Church, 320 Goodnight Ave., in Pueblo. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Therese School, 320 Goodnight Ave., Pueblo, Colo.

Manchego, Anastacia
Anastacia Manchego - Pueblo Chieftain - May 20, 1989 - Anastacia Manchego, 95, passed away at Parkview Episcopal Hospital May 19, 1989. Recitation of rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday; Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. Monday. Complete notice later. Huerfano World - May 25, 1989 - Mass of Christian Burial was Monday in Pueblo for Huerfano native, Anastacia Manchego who died May 19, 1989, in that city. She was 95. Born Apr. 15, 1894, she was the daughter of the late Querino and Estanislada Pacheco. Survivors include two daughters, Jovita Avina and Marie Martinez and two sons, Oris Manchego and Bobby Manchego, all of' Pueblo; a sister, Molly Bailey, La Veta; three brothers, Toby Pacheco, Herfen Herrera and Joe Duran; 13 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Burial was in St. Mary Cemetery in Walsenburg.

Manchego, Anita M.
Anita M. Manchego - Commerce City Express - July 17, 1990 - Anita M. Manchego of Commerce City died June 19, 1990, in Mercy Hospital, Denver. She was born in Des Montes, N.M., September 8, 1923. Mrs. Manchego worked for Gates Rubber Company. She had been manager of El Jardin Restaurant in Commerce City in the early 1980s. Mrs. Manchego was also a homemaker and was a member of the Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband, Arthur E. Manchego; children, Michael Manchego, Marilyn Manchego, Anita Harbottle, Loretta Sparks and Patricia Solano; eight grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Benito, Floyda, Frank, Bercilia, Manuel, Rose, Margarito, and Delfina. A rosary was said in Our Lady Mother of the Church, June 22, and a Mass of Christian burial was celebrated in the church June 23. Interment was private.

Manchego, Martha Guadalupe
Sister Martha Guadalupe Manchego - Colorado Springs Gazette - March 11, 2007 - Sister Martha Guadalupe Manchego, 77, died peacefully on March 9, 2007 at Benet Hill Monastery. Born in Gardener, Colorado on March 8, 1930 to Antonio and Sophia (Salas) Manchego; she is survived by Dina Montoya, Cordelia Jacobs, Julie Auger, Eloy Manchego, Joseph Manchego, Katherine Schopper, Theresa Bedell and Tony Manchego. Sister Martha entered Mt. St. Scholastica Convent in Atchison, Kansas on December 22, 1948 and made final Monastic Profession January 1, 1953. Sister Martha was a charter member of Benet Hill Monastery, Colorado Springs, Colorado and celebrated fifty years of monastic life in August 1999. Sister spent seventeen years teaching children in Kansas, Colorado, and Iowa. With her RN in nursing, she served in hospitals and nursing homes in Colorado Springs and Denver. A Vigil will be held for Sister Martha Guadalupe in Our Lady of Peace Chapel, Benet Hill Monastery, 2555 N. Chelton Road on Tuesday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m. The Eucharistic Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held at the same location on Wednesday, March 14 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow. Nolan Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Mancuso, Mary B.
Mary B. Mancuso - Pueblo Chieftain - November 7, 2006 - Mary B. Mancuso, 86, passed away Nov. 4, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sylvester J. Mancuso; three brothers and one sister. Survived by her children, Patricia (Joe A.) Johnson, Pueblo, Shirley (John) Muse, Casper, Wyo.; and stepdaughter, Lena (Tom) Fox, Pueblo; granddaughter, Dorie Fox; great-grandson, Tyson Fox; and six sisters. Mary was very active and enjoyed her stay at Belmont Lodge. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff of Belmont Lodge. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006, T. G. McCarthy Rose Chapel, with interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Mancuso, Silvestre
Silvestre (Lester) Mancuso - Pueblo Chieftain - October 30, 1987 - Silvestre (Lester) Mancuso was born May 16, 1914, in Pueblo and passed away Oct. 29, 1987, in Pueblo. Husband of Mary Mancuso, of the family home. Father of Lena (Tom) Fox, Patricia (Joe) Johnson and Shirley (Mark) Howrey, all of Pueblo. Grandfather of Doris Fox and great-grandfather of Tyson. Brother of Virginia Alessio of Belle Vernon, Pa., and Joe Mancuso of Corning, N.Y. Preceded in death by his sister, Anna Corti, and brothers, Anthony (Tony) Mancuso and Vincent Mancuso. Services at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home Chapel, with Father Richard F. Becker officiating. Interment, Imperial Gardens. Respects may be paid at the funeral home after noon Friday.

Mandarich, Nick
Nick "Sheriff" Mandarich - Pueblo Chieftain - May 02, 2004 - Nick "Sheriff" Mandarich, 83, born March 26, 1921, passed away April 29, 2004. Preceded in death by his daughter, Dorothy Mandarich; brother, Vaso Mandarich; and sisters, Mary Masciotra and Amelia "Dee" Robinson. Survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Rose; and children, Michael (Debbie) Mandarich, Phil (Carol) Mandarich, Al (Carla) Mandarich, Mary Ann (Rich) Eurich, and Emily (Mike) Eurich. Grandfather of David (Laurie), Doug, Paul, Ryan, Matthew, Christine, and Melissa Mandarich, Samantha, Danielle, Nicholas and Kori Eurich. Great-grandfather of Denin, Rhiannon, and Rex Anthony Mandarich. Also survived by his sister, Jennie Radakovich; brothers, Joe (Irene) Mandarich and Mike (Alma) Mandarich; and numerous nieces and nephews. Nick retired from Abex Corporation after 42 years of service. He was a member of Eagles No. 145. He loved fishing, hunting and gardening. At his request, cremation. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Monday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice and Palliative Care Center.

Mandeville, Raphael John
Raphael John Mandeville - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - December 10, 1994 - Raphael John Mandeville, 82, a former field representative for the city of Colorado Springs, died Dec. 3, 1994, at a Walsenburg hospital. A memorial service will be held in January. Southern Colorado Cremation Society, 5484 Colorado Highway 78 West, is handling arrangements. Mr. Mandeville was born Oct. 25, 1912, in Falls City, Neb., to John Luke and Anna (Bauman) Mandeville. He was married to Rizpah Sanders Mandeville, who survives. He also is survived by two sons, John of California and Raymond of Denver; three daughters, Cheryl Proctor of Pueblo West, Sandra Dixon of Grand Junction and Tala Reinke of Lakewood; a brother; a half brother; a half sister; 18 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Mr. Mandeville served in the Army. He had lived in Colorado Springs for 39 years.

Mandolini, Bob
Bob Mandolini - Huerfano World - January 12, 1989 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1898: Bob Mandolini and Dave Evans were shot and killed at a saloon in Pictou.

Manes, Gage Jonathan
Gage Jonathan Manes - Pueblo Chieftain - July 04, 2002 - Gage Jonathan Manes, born on June 2, 2002, left an angel on July 2, 2002. Although his life was short, Gage touched so many lives. He showed courage through the face of adversity, and bravery beyond his years. A true inspiration and miracle of life to all who loved him. His memory will linger forever in the hearts of all who knew him. Lovingly survived by his parents, Chad and Marcy Manes; sister, Amryn Manes; grandparents, Rod and Alice Slyhoff, Connie Manes, Larry Manes; aunts and uncles, Eric and Katie Baker, and Scott and Susan Carlin; numerous cousins, Kendra, Zane and Tristyn Baker, Kelsey, Courtney and Chase Carlin; great-grandparents, Pete and Helen Ayers and Bill and Agnes Slyhoff; and special friends, Lance, Jennifer and Austin Allen; as well as many other family members. Memorial service to be held at Lake Avenue Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 2002. The family will greet friends at the church following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gage Jonathan Manes Memorial Fund in care of any Vectra Bank location, or to the Association of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research Advocacy and Support (CHERUBS) in care of the funeral home office.

Maness, Juanita Eddy
Juanita Eddy Maness - Pueblo Chieftain - September 14, 1997 - Juanita Eddy Maness went home to the Lord on Sept. 12, 1997. She was born on Jan. 17, 1920, at Deora, Colo., to Charles and Emma Johnston Eddy. She was preceded in death by her parents- brothers, Lee and Ward K. Eddy- sisters, Hazel Melear and Grace Eddy. Also husbands, Oscar H. Blount, Alva Fourtner, and Curtis Maness. Juanita is survived by daughter, Beverly (Duane) Gallegos of Pueblo, with whom she had lived for the past 3 1/2 years- sons, Doug Blount, Rye, and Earl Blount of Denver-sisters, Leola James and Bonnie Truby of Tucson, Ariz., Virginia Walker of Lamar, and Helen Dodson of Prewitt, N.M. Also surviving are two sisters-in-law, Anna Lee Eddy of Lamar, and Norma Eddy of Tucson- grandchildren, Brenda Wheeler of Westminster, and Dennis (Jodene) Wheeler Jr. of Pueblo West, Micha Strain, California, Pam Perse and Kim Campbell, both of Pueblo-step-granddaughters, Renea and Lisa Gallegos-step-great-grandchildren, Adam and Luke Dixon-numerous nieces and nephews will miss their Aunt "Nitty" as well as her many friends. Juanita was a very special lady who loved to do for others. The world is a bit darker now that her brilliant light has gone out. Donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in her memory. , 1 p.m. Monday, Comer Garden Chapel with reception at the funeral home immediately following the service. Interment at Mount Vale Cemetery in Canon City. No public viewing. Arrangements by Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth. Flower orders may be placed through the funeral home.

Manganares, Mary E.
Mary E. Manganares - Huerfano World - April 9, 1992 - In Memoriam - In Loving Memory of Mary E. Manganares, who died Apr. 10, 1987. - Verse - Sadly missed by daughters Yolanda, Mary Ellen, and son Abel.

Mangin, Jarrod K.
Jarrod K. Mangin - Pueblo Chieftain - August 27, 2001 - Age 24, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Jamie (Read); and stepson, Tayler; parents, Don and Kelley Mangin; sister, Lara (Ron) Dockery; grandparents, Robert and Shirley Mangin, Lyle Sharp and Mike and Katie Cozzolino; uncles and aunts, Howard and Beth Mangin, Kathy and Dennis Spinuzzi, David Mangin, Sam and Shirley Sharp, Robert and Charlene Sharp of Washington, Lyle and Vickie Sharp of Kentucky; parents-in-law, Frank and Rochelle Stringer; brother-in-law, Tony Cozzolino; sister-in-law, Morgan Stringer; nieces and nephews, Ashley Mangin, Charise and Ron Dockery Jr., Taylor and Nicole Spinuzzi, Joshua, Jonathan and Michael Mangin; and many other relatives and friends. Jarrod was born April 14, 1977, in Pueblo and graduated from Pueblo Central High School in 1995. He is an Eagle Scout. Jarrod served two years in the U.S. Navy. He held a contractor's license and was a partner in G&M Builders. Viewing, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2001, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 85 Stanford, with Pastor Kim James officiating. A reception will follow the service in the church fellowship hall. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rocky Mountain Council BSA, through the funeral home.

Mangini, Florence
Florence Mangini - Pueblo Chieftain - May 16, 2003 - Florence Mangini, 79, passed away May 12, 2003. She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor B. Mangini, in 1991; and by her sons, Ronnie Mangini and Victor Mangini Jr. She is survived by her son, Rocky (Janet Zachry) Mangini, Pueblo; granddaughter, Chez (Craig) Jensen; and great-granddaughter, Larissa Jensen, all of Fowler, Colo.; brothers, Chris (Pearl) Cunico, Raton, N.M. and Fred (Mariette) Cunico, Albuquerque, N.M.; sisters, Ann Charpkowski, Denver; and Emma Allen of Pennsylvania; brother-in-law, Alex (Isabel) Mangini, Raton, N.M.; sisters-in-law, Julie Chicarelli, Raton, N.M., and Inez (Cunico) Rocco. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Florence was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Blende. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. today, at St. Joseph Church with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately following graveside service at the parish hall at the Shrine of St. Therese. Those who wish may make donations to the American Diabetes Foundation.

Mangino, Dominick
Dominick Mangino - Rocky Mountain News – June 29, 1911, Page 1 - Morris Kirkland, at Canon City, confesses that he and two others had killed Mangino an Italian, employed at the cement plant at Concrete, last June 11. Mangino, when found, told of the crime and later died. Rocky Mountain News – July 25, 1911, page 7 - Trial News Article at Canon City - The trial of Charles A. Bosley, charged with killing Dominick Mangino near Portland, June 14 has begun. John Smith and Morris Kirkland, also accused will later be tried. Judge Hardy Sare is appointed court counsel for Bosley, with assistance by Attorney Joseph Dye of Pueblo, retained by the prisoner's wife. Rocky Mountain News – September 17, 1911, Page 1, Sect. II - Trial Article - John Smith is sentenced to the penitentiary for the "rest of his natural life", this expressed by the jury in the final verdict today in court at Canon City. Smith was one of three conspirators who planned the robbery and later killed Mangino.  Charles Bosley received a life sentence.  Morris Kirkland, the third conspirator, pleaded guilty to highway robbery and was sentenced to ten to thirteen years in the penitentiary.  Kirkland was said to be passively opposed to the murder and turned state's evidence.

Mangino, Glenna S.
Glenna S. Mangino – Albuquerque Journal - July 04, 2003 - Glenna S. Mangino, 89, a longtime resident of Albuquerque and Raton, died July 1, 2003, after a lengthy illness. Glenna was born in Kenton, Oklahoma, on June 10, 1914. Glenna's parents, Bonnie Bess Easley and Gratton W. Sayre, were descendents of pioneering settlers in Colfax and Union Counties, New Mexico Territory and Las Animas County, Colorado. In 1868, Glenna's paternal grandfather, Smith A. Sayre, established Willow Springs Ranch at the site of present day Raton. The Willow Springs Ranch included a store, telegraph office, a room or two for guests, and a corral, and was utilized as a stage stop by Barlow, Sanderson & Company, who ran stages from Hays City, Kansas, to Santa Fe. In 1874 Sayre developed a cattle and horse ranch on the Purgatoire River approximately 30 miles east of Trinidad, Colorado, which he operated until his death in 1880. Glenna's parents, uncles, Jobe and Bruce Sayre and grandparents, Horace and Josephine Easley were early day settlers (circa 1895) on the Dry Cimarron River west of Kenton, Oklahoma. They eventually established ranching operations in the Sloan Canyon area. Glenna graduated from Clayton High School in 1932 and later moved to Albuquerque where she worked for the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District. In 1944 Glenna married Judge Bryan G. Johnson. She actively supported his efforts on behalf of the Democratic party in New Mexico, attending the Democratic National Conventions in 1948 in Philadelphia and in 1952 in Chicago. Glenna and her lifelong friend, Corrilea McDonough were confirmed at St. Johns Episcopal Cathedral in 1947. Glenna married Tony J. Mangino, in 1965. They lived in Raton and enjoyed a very happy life together until his death in 1988. Tony was manager of the La Mesa Park Racetrack. She is survived by a sister, Bonnie E. Giles of Clayton; three nephews; and six nieces. Services will be at 9:30 a.m., Monday, July 7, 2003 in the Yaksich-Long Funeral Home, 1310 S. 2nd St., Raton, New Mexico. Burial will follow at Fairmont Cemetery.

Mangram, Elizabeth Nicole
Elizabeth Nicole Mangram - Pueblo Chieftain - November 03, 2002 - Elizabeth Nicole Mangram went to be with our Lord and Savior Oct. 31, 2002. She was greeted in heaven by her loving great-grandparents, Doris Jordan, Cecil and Hazel Parrack, Jeff and Rosalee Davis and Mineola Phox. Her family who remains here to cherish her memory are her loving parents, Mei-Lin (aka Courtney Parrack) and Jeff Mangram; grandparents, Cecil and Pam Parrack and Cearthur and Curlie Mangram; great-grandfather, Ernie Jordan, Newton, Kan.; uncles and aunts, James (Shannon) and Scott Parrack, Fred, Sinclair (Priscilla), Myles (Chia) and Diane Mangram; and a host of great-uncles, aunts and cousins. Funeral service at the Roselawn Chapel Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2002, at 10 a.m. Interment at Roselawn Babyland.

Mangus, Emmett G.
Emmett G. Mangus - Pueblo Chieftain - July 30, 2003 - Emmett G. Mangus, 84, retired upholsterer, passed away July 25, 2003. He is preceded in death by his wife, Ruth R. Mangus, in 1996. Survived by his daughter, Sandra G. (Hal O.) Turner, Calhan; grandchildren, Sheryl (Kenny Green) Adams, Marcy (Gene) Martel, Becky (Jeff) Horn and Jessica (Shane) Wildeman; great-grandchildren, Dekker Green, Justin Martel, Melissa Martel, Kate Ferguson and Molly Horn. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and other relatives. Mr. Mangus served in the U.S. Army during WWII. The family wishes to especially thank Emmett's caretakers, Marcy Martel, Sheryl Adams, Becky Horn and the Sangre de Cristo Hospice and Dr. James Stjernholm. Cremation with a memorial service, 10 a.m. Friday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel with inurnment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Mangus, Thelma June
Thelma June Mangus - Pueblo Chieftain - March 17, 2000 - Thelma June Mangus, 60, March 14. Survived by son, Scott Whelchel; mother, Mertie Jo Bodle; sisters, Pat Dodson, Phylis Hebert and Darlene Scott; brothers, Tom Bodle and Bob Bodle. Memorial services for close friends and family members will be held at Pueblo's First Church of the Nazarene, 1 p.m. Saturday, March 18. Thelma would want everyone who loved her to know that due to her profession of faith in Jesus Christ, that this is a time of rejoicing and celebration for her new life with God.

Manguso, Rose Catherine (Sister)
Sister Rose Catherine Manguso - Pueblo Chieftain - December 26, 1986 - Sister Rose Catherine Manguso, S.C., Dec. 25, 1986. Sister of Louis (Rose) Manguso, Tony (Lucille) Manguso, Ann Manguso Brothers, Jesse (Ed) Alexander, Jennie (Edward) Elich, Margaret (S. Philip) Cabibi, and Elizabeth (Sam) Ingo, all of Pueblo. Survived also by numerous nieces, grandnieces, nephews and grandnephews. Preceded in death by her father, Louis Manguso; her mother, Theresa Manguso; and her brothers, Ralph and Felix Manguso. Sister Rose Catherine was born in Orient, Colo., on March 22, 1900, but was raised in Pueblo. She joined the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, Ohio, on Jan. 6, 1925. Sister Rose Catherine served in assignments as a primary teacher, laundry supervisor, and her most devoted assignment was that of a sacristan. She had been stationed at St. Vincent Academy, Albuquerque, N.M.; St. Mary Hospital, Pueblo; Infant Home, Cincinnati; San Rafael Hospital, Trinidad; Julie Penrose Center, Colorado Springs; and St. Joseph Hospital in Albuquerque. Her last assignment was at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital, where she served as a member of the department of religion from 1966 until her retirement in 1982. Like the Magi who came from the Orient, Sister Rose Catherine followed the star to the Babe of Bethlehem. Unlike them, she did not go back by another road, but instead has spent 62 years in his company. No matter what she was asked to do, her work was consecrated by attention to each detail. Hers was a life of willing services. Services, St. Mary-Corwin Hospital Chapel: Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Sunday, and concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Monday. Interment, Roselawn. Please omit flowers and food. Contributions may be made to Project Care, St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. Sister Rose Catherine will lie in state from 2 p.m. until rosary time Sunday at St. Mary-Corwin Chapel. The family will receive friends at St. Mary-Corwin Chapel following the rosary. They also may be contacted at 1415 E. Routt.

Manguso, Rose M.
Rose M. Manguso - Pueblo Chieftain - June 14, 2006 - Rose M. Manguso, 100, born June 23, 1905, went to be with the Lord and rejoined her family 10 days before her 101st birthday on June 12, 2006. Preceded in death by husband, Louis; brother, Joe Baker; sisters, Ann Filler, Barbara Wiklund, Mary Guadagno and Sophie Lawson. Survived by her children, Marion Fawcett, Lou (Anna Marie) Manguso; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was a member of St. Francis Church, St. Francis Altar Society and Nocturnal Adoration. Viewing, 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer's Association.

Manias, George Roland
George Roland Manias - Pueblo Chieftain - October 04, 1997 - George Roland Manias passed away Oct. 1, 1997. Survived by his wife, Mary Manias, of the family home. At his request, cremation. No services will be held.

Manion, Mary Louise
Mary Louise Manion - Pueblo Chieftain - November 07, 1986 - Mary Louise Manion departed this life Nov. 4, 1986, following a brief illness. Wife of John C. Manion. Mother of Virginia Whittaker, Cathy Gritten, Linda (Ike) Robbins, Mike Whittaker, and Joy Manion. Daughter of Eunice (Hoover) Wear. Sister of Fae (John) Metzger, Esther (Ivan) Emrick, Vera (John) Schermerhorn, Don (Evelyn) Wear, Lois (Orville) Glover, Betty (Don) Waller, Ovella (Ray) Booker, Earl (Patricia) Wear, Cecil (Gretchen) Wear, and Larry Wear. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Service at 2 p.m. Friday in First Church of God, 528 W. Abriendo Ave. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery. Viewing from 8 a.m. to noon Friday at the funeral home.

Maniscolo, Joe
Joe Maniscolo – Yuma Pioneer – April 24, 1908 – Following the coroner's inquest at Trinidad which inquired into the death of Joe Maniscolo, who was found in a shallow grave in a lonely canon near Hastings recently with a bullet hole in his head, five Italians were arrested. They are S. Cimino, Joe Glaigoso, Rosario Dispenso, Vincenzo Provenzo, and Guiseppa Bua. The latter is a woman and claims to have been the common law wife of the deceased. The jury returned a verdict that Maniscolo was murdered at the hands of parties unknown to them.

Manka, Nellie Pearl
Nellie Pearl Manka - Pueblo Chieftain - November 30, 1997 - Nellie Pearl Manka, 89, passed away Nov. 27, 1997. Survived by her children, Georgia Timme of Pueblo, John Russell Manka of Sparks, Nev., Jerry Lee Manka of Colorado Springs- six grandchildren- 19 great-grandchildren- and two great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, William Russell Manka. Born on Jan. 21, 1908, in Pottawatome Tecumseh, Okla. She will lie in state at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1997, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Harold Tuttle officiating. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family respectfully requests, in lieu of food and flowers, that memorials be made to Lake Avenue Baptist Church through the funeral home office.

Manley, Audrey R.
Audrey R. Manley - Pueblo Chieftain - April 10, 2000 - Audrey R. Manley, 75, of La Junta and former longtime Denver resident, died April 8, 2000. Services, 10 a.m. Wednesday at the La Junta United Methodist Church with interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery. Survived by children, Jill W. Manley of Englewood, Douglas R. (Linda) Manley of La Junta; sister, Verna Johnson of Littleton; grandchildren, Aaron (Dawn) Olson of Corpus Christi, Texas, Nicole Olson, Rebecca and LeeAnna Manley, all of La Junta. Preceded by her parents; husband, James Manley; and sister, Darlene Sorensen. Memorials to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or the John Fisher Hose Co.

Manley, Dick
Dick Manley - Huerfano World - August 23, 2001 - This Week in La Veta History - 1898: The "tough" boy Dick Manley, who was known to have killed at least five men since pardoned, was killed by officers while defying arrest, removing the threat to La Veta and Huerfano County.

Manley, Marguerita
Marguerita Ida Manley - Pueblo Star Journal - March 17, 1967 - Marguerita Ida Manley. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, our chapel (Jones Mortuary) with the Rev. Milton Proby officiating. Interment Mountain View Cemetery. Family may be contacted at 1115 Pine.

Manley, Myrtle Irene
Myrtle Irene Manley - Pueblo Chieftain - May 18, 2000 - Myrtle Irene Manley, age 89, passed away May 14, 2000. She is preceded in death by her husband, Clarence W. Manley; and her first husband, Woodrow Ward. Survived by her niece, Joyce Essary; great-niece, Laurelle Essary, all of Pueblo; great-nephews, Mark Essary and Ed Dragoo, both of Pueblo; and nephew, Pete (Jamie) Brown, of Denver; great-great-niece, Rebecca Essary; sister-in-law and special friend, Marie Bussert; stepsons, Robert (Margaret) Manley, Pueblo, and Bernard (Carolyn) Manley of Colorado Springs. She is also survived by grandchildren, Shari Hajek, David Manley, Karen Springfield and Cheryl Broyhill; great-grandchildren, Shelbi and Shandi Hajek and members of the Woodrow Ward family. Mrs. Manley was a member of the Shriner's Ladies of Pueblo, Ruhamah Temple 71 and Daughters of the Nile. At her request, cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial service, 11 a. m. Thursday, Central Christian Church. Private inurnment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Shriners Crippled Children's Hospital through George McCarthy Funeral Home.

Manley, Nellie Mae
Nellie Mae Manley - Pueblo Chieftain - September 06, 2005 - Nellie Mae Manley, 74, departed this life unexpectedly on Aug. 30, 2005. She was born on March 5, 1931, in Brampton, N.D. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Carrie and Edward Manley; her mother, Marguerite Manley; and her beloved husband, James H. "Jim" McNeal. Nellie graduated from Central High School in Pueblo, Colo., class of 1948. She was a lifetime member of the American Legion Auxiliary and devoted her life to community service in Pueblo and throughout the state of Colorado. Her home post was James H. McNeal Post 163 since 1973, where she served as past department president of the American Legion Auxiliary for the state of Colorado 1985-86, first vice president and national executive committeewoman 1986-87. She was currently the secretary/treasurer for Post 163 Auxiliary and membership chairman. She also held the positions of historian, secretary/treasurer, president and executive committeewoman, department chairman, resolution, field service and veteran's affairs and rehabilitation and Auxiliary Emergency Fund for District 8. In addition to her American Legion Auxiliary service, she was a member of the Colorado Mental Health Institute of Pueblo Auxiliary since the early 1980s where she served as vice president for eight years and an additional three years as president at the time of her passing. She was selected as Volunteer of the Year for CMHIP in 2004 and was honored at the annual banquet. Nellie took a special interest in the children of Cottage D, taking them on shopping trips for school shoes and hosting pizza parties for them, and provided packages for veteran patients on Veteran's Day and at Christmas, all as a representative for the American Legion Auxiliary. Nellie was extraordinarily gifted at running meetings, staying on track and monitoring budgets. She had complete command of Roberts Rules of Order. Nellie was always available to help with CMHIP Auxiliary fundraisers, even when it was difficult for her, and did her part and more. Nellie was the recipient of many awards and certificates for her dedicated service. She also was an avid reader and loved to crochet Afghans for charity. James and Nellie were also the owners of the former Shaft Lounge. She leaves to cherish, her beloved children, Roderick Bragg, Pueblo, Rochelle Bragg, Denver, Renee Bragg, Brooklyn, N.Y.; her grandson, Derrick (Angel) Bragg, Pueblo; in-laws, M.D. (Nettie) Bunch, Lafayette, Colo., William (Leslie) Bunch, San Mateo, Calif., and Eugene H. (Katherine) Bunch, Topeka, Kan.; two great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, her church family at Eighth Street Baptist Church, American Legion family, Circle of the Golden Dove family, the Angelus staff and the many friends she made over the years. Contributions to boys and girls state or CMHIP. Visitation, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Bethlehem Baptist Church, with the Rev. Steve Mack officiating. Interment Fort Lyons National Cemetery.

Manley, Rose A.
Rose A. “Tomahawk” Manley - The Greenhorn Valley View - March 28, 2007 - Rose A. "Tomahawk" Manley, 81, of Rye, died March 24, 2007, in Pueblo. Survived by husband, Francis; son, Frank (Judy); sister, Josephine; brother, John (Janice) Turkovich; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation. A memorial service in Rye is pending. In lieu of food and flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home in Walsenburg. Services are Friday, March 30th at 11 a.m. at St. Aloysius Catholic Church. Huerfano World - March 29, 2007 - Rose A. (Tomahawk) Manley, 81, Rye, CO, passed away March 24, 2007. Survived by husband Francis, son Frank (Judy), sister Josephine, brother John (Janice) Turkovich, four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial services 11 a.m., Friday, March 30, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Rye, CO. Arrangements at Davis Mortuary, Pueblo, CO. In lieu of flowers or food, all donations can be made to Colorado State Veterans' Nursing Home, Walsenburg.

Mann, Elmer B.
Elmer B. Mann - Colorado Springs Gazette - April 29, 1997 - Elmer B. Mann, 79, a meat packer, died April 28, 1997, in Florence. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. today at Colorado Mortuary, 3407 N. El Paso St. Services and burial will be in Rindahl, Minn. Mr. Mann was born Sept. 9, 1917, in Alberta, Canada to Charles and Emelia (Nelson) Mann. He is survived by a son, Danny of Oklahoma City, Okla.; a daughter, Linda "Billie" Bettencourt of Tucson, Ariz.; three sisters, Ethel Waller of Crookston, Minn., Mable Wollin of Eldred, Minn., and Claire Wegge of Holt, Minn.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mr. Mann served in the Army for five years, attaining the rank of private first class. He earned the American Defense Service Medal; European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Service Medal and the Overseas Service Bars. He was always there for anyone who needed a helping hand. Mr. Mann had lived in the Colorado Springs and Pueblo areas for the past 20 years.

Mann, Howard G.
Howard G. Mann - Pueblo Chieftain - January 15, 2000 - Howard G. Mann. Funeral service, 1 p.m. today, Holt Chapel of the Garden, 806 Macon Ave., Canon City, Colo. 81212. Inurnment, Monday at Lakeside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice-West, Boy Scouts of America or Hildebrand Care Center through the funeral home.

Mann, Mary A.
Mary A. Mann - Pueblo Chieftain & Star Journal - April 8, 1981 - Mary A. Mann, 2611 Jones, died April 7.  No service.  Davis.

Mann, Robert Howard
Robert Howard Mann - Pueblo Chieftain - October 15, 1998 - Robert Howard Mann, 78, of Rocky Ford, died Oct. 10, 1998, at the V.A. Hospital in Denver. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Friday at Fairview Cemetery in La Junta, Rev. Carol Isaacson officiating.

Manners, Charles I.
Charles I. Manners – Bayfield Blade – September 24, 1915 – Rail Contractor Commits Suicide – Pueblo – Charles I. Manners, 53, prominent throughout Colorado for many years as a railroad contractor, committed suicide at his home here by shooting himself through the brain.

Manning, Hattie M.
Hattie M. Manning - Huerfano World - September 14, 1989 - Hattie M. Manning died Aug. 29, 1989, in Long Beach, CA. Born Feb. 16, 1904, in Walsenburg, she had been a resident of Long Beach since 1914. A memorial service was held Friday, Sept. 1 in Long Beach.

Manning, Mary L.
Mary L. Manning - Huerfano World - December 10, 1992 - This Week in La Veta History - 1951: Mary L. Manning, who was born in La Veta in 1871 to Dr. and Mrs. Erwin, died and was buried in the old cemetery with her husband, John Thomas Manning who died in 1943. Pueblo Chieftain - December 11, 1951 - Mary L. Manning, sister of Paul and A. N. Erwin and aunt of Mrs. Irish M. Kihn, local hospital Sunday. To Walsenburg for services and interment. [Editor's Note: Mary Louise Manning died December 9, 1951. Obituary listed World Independent, December 10, 1951, Page 8, and World Independent, December 11, 1951, Page 8.]

Mansfield, Levi A.
Levi A. Mansfield – Pueblo Chieftain – July 14, 1907 – The funeral of Levi A. Mansfield will be held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon from the late residence. Interment will be in Mountain View and the services will be conducted under the auspices of the G. A. R.

Mansfield, Mary
Mrs. Mary Mansfield - World Independent – January 23, 1931 - Mansfield Funeral Held at Gardner Church Thursday - Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Mansfield were held Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the M.E. church at Gardner conducted by Rev. Andrew Lindsay. Burial was in the Gardner cemetery under the direction of Furphy Brothers. Mrs. Mansfield died at the Lamme hospital in Walsenburg Monday, January 19, after a lingering illness of many months. Death was due to cancer. Mrs. Mansfield, with her husband, N.F. Mansfield, who died two years ago, came to Malachite in 1903, locating on what was known as the Randal ranch. Early in the winter she went to Walsenburg to receive medical attention and later went to the hospital, where she remained till her death. Deceased is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Nettie Spratt of Montrose, Iowa, and Mrs. Josephine Crocker of Whitefield, Maine; and by two brothers, Charles and William Gilman of Montrose, Iowa.

Mansfield, Richard D.
Richard D. Mansfield - Pueblo Chieftain - August 27, 2005 - Richard D. Mansfield, 66, passed away Aug. 24, 2005. Survived by his wife, Dorothy M. Mansfield; children, Martin D. (Colleen) Mansfield, Mary Ann Plavak, William F. Mansfield, Patricia J. (Terry) Sammons, all of Colorado City; and grandchildren, Justin A., Alea M., Taylor R. and Jenna C. Mansfield, Mikala G. Plavak and Abbigail A. Sammons. Richard was born to Martin D. and Bernice B. Mansfield on Sept. 13, 1938, in Oskaloosa, Iowa. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Richard and Dorothy married on Sept. 22, 1962, in Des Moines, Iowa. Richard was the owner and operator of True Value Hardware in Colorado City for many years, retiring in 2003. There will be no viewing. Rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday, and memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Monday; both services at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Rye with Msgr. Marvin Kapushion as celebrant. Interment, Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Mantey, Lawrence James Jr.
Lawrence James "Larry" Mantey, Jr. - Colorado Springs Gazette - April 8, 1994 - Lawrence James "Larry" Mantey, Jr., 57, a service consultant for automotive dealerships, died April 2, 1994, at a local hospital. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Pikes Peak United Methodist Church, 2927 W. Pikes Peak Ave., with the Revs. Bruce Maxwell and Glenn O. McPherson officiating. Blunt Mortuary, 2229 W. Colorado Ave., is handling arrangements. Mr. Mantey was born July 13, 1936, in Fort Morgan to Lawrence James Mantey Sr. and Mary Merne Eyrich. His father lives in Fort Morgan. He was married June 24, 1959, in Pueblo to Louise R. Widener, who survives. He also is survived by a son, Jayme, and a daughter, Kathy, both of Colorado Springs; and two sisters, Mary Lou Harding of Fort Morgan and Carol Mae Barton of Texas. He was preceded in death by a brother, Dean. Mr. Mantey had lived in the area for 36 years, and was a member of Pikes Peak United Methodist Church and the National Rifle Association. Memorial contributions may be made to the Diabetes Education and Support Center, 121 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Springs 80903; or Pikes Peak United Methodist Church, 2927 W. Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Springs 80904.

Mantini, George
George Mantini - Huerfano World - November 18, 1993 - In Memoriam - In Memory of George Mantini who died Nov. 13, 1993 in New Hampshire. Sadly missed by Sister, Ann Mantini.

Mantini, Joseph
Joseph Anthony Mantini - Huerfano World - December 3, 1992 - Joseph Anthony Mantini, 68, of Walsenburg, died Monday, Nov. 23, 1992, in Walsenburg Care Center. Born Apr. 13, 1924, in Bayonne, NJ, he served in the US Army Air Force and was a welder in construction. He came to Walsenburg to live with his sister, Ann Mantini, when he became ill. He recently moved to the Care Center. Survivors include his children, Lucille Lucero, Denver, Joseph A. Mantini, Pueblo and Michael Mantini, Walsenburg; four sisters, Ann Mantini, Walsenburg, Frances Greco, Saylorsburg, PA, Sara Fedorchack, Bloomfield, NJ, and Adeline Maldonado, Pueblo; a brother, George Mantini, Derry, NH; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral mass was from St. Mary Church. Graveside service and burial was in Fort Lyons Cemetery.

Manuel, Etta M.
Etta M. Manuel - Pueblo Chieftain - March 06, 1999 - Etta M. Manuel, 79, of 661 Moore Avenue, Las Animas, Colo., passed away Thursday, March 4, 1999, in Loveland, Colo. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 8, 1999, at 10:30 a.m. at the Horber Funeral Chapel, Las Animas, Colo. Interment will follow in the Las Animas Cemetery.

Manville, Thomas
Thomas “Tom” Manville – Eagle Valley Enterprise – May 4, 1917 – Explosion in Hastings Mine – Note: Tom Manville is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, April 27, 1917. Tom Manville: American, age 33, single. He was a miner for the Victor-American Fuel Company; cause of death was an explosion due to an open safety lamp. Source: Denver Public Library, "Colorado Mining Fatalities.” Haswell Herald – May 24, 1917 – Recover Another Body From Mine – Hastings. – The body of Thomas Manville, well known miner and leader in Miners' Union affairs, was found in the Hastings mine in which 120 men lost their lives in an explosion April 27. The recovery of Manville's body brings to 77 the number of bodies brought from the mine. http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/hastings.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Manweiler, Katherine
Katherine "Kay" Manweiler - Pueblo Chieftain - November 27, 2003 - Katherine "Kay" Manweiler, 85, passed away Nov. 24, 2003. Survived by her brother, Jack Manweiler, of Pittsburgh, Calif.; sister, Irene Douglas, of Pueblo; and special friends, Tom and Midge Montgomery, of Pueblo. Preceded in death by siblings, Elizabeth Ehrlich, Natalie Manweiler, Harry Manweiler, and Carol Manweiler. Kay was born Sept. 19, 1918, in Sugar City, Colo., to Carolina and Henry Manweiler Jr. Kay ventured to Los Angeles as a young lady and pursued a career as a secretary for 32 years at National Technical Schools. After she retired, Kay moved to Pueblo in 1980. Gardening was her favorite pastime. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Randy Bolt officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Those who desire may make memorials to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home.

Manzanares, Alvino S.
Alvino S. Manzanares - Pueblo Chieftain - November 28, 1999 - Alvino S. Manzanares, 95, of Pueblo, passed away Nov. 26, 1999. Preceded in death by loving wife of 47 years, Delia Manzanares, Jan. 12, 1980. Also preceded in death by one grandchild and one great-grandchild. He is survived by children, Albino (Mary) Manzanares of Walsenburg, Gladys (Manuel) Sarmiento of Pueblo, Joyce Montoya of Pueblo, Jane Martinez of Denver, Kathy (Ken) Lacey of Fountain, Judy (Jon) Drake of Pueblo; sisters, Benny Medina, Nellie Lopez, Demesia Valdez, Lupe Martinez and special Hermano Manuel Manzanares. Also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and cousins. Member, Fraternidad De Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno, Local San Jose, Walsenburg, Colo. He was a lifetime member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. Prior to moving to Pueblo and starting his career in construction, he worked as a farmer and coal miner. He will be deeply missed by all the lives he touched with his wonderful smile, great sense of humor and giving heart. Rosary today at 7 p.m. and Funeral Mass, Tuesday, 1 p.m. Both services will be at St. Patrick Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Visitation today, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Monday, Nov. 29, 1999, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Family will receive friends during visitation at 6 p.m.

Manzanares, Anthony
Anthony Manzanares - Huerfano World - July 5, 2007 - Anthony Manzanares, 77, of La Veta, entered into rest July 2, 2007 in Pueblo. He was born August 23, 1929 in Redwing. Survived by wife, Connie; children, Carl, Steve, James (Robin) Manzanares; mother Dolores Manzanares; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Tina (Ken) Coker; brother, Carmel (Nancy) Manzanares. Preceded in death by father, Antonio Manzanares; brother Charles Manzanares; sister Phyllis Valdez. A visitation will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 5, 2007, followed by a Rosary at 7 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, July 6, 2007. All services will be held at Christ the King Catholic Church in La Veta. The arrangements have been entrusted to the loving care of Johnson-Romero Funeral Home of Walsenburg.

Manzanares, Anthony J.
Anthony J. Manzanares - Pueblo Chieftain - January 25, 2006 - Anthony J. "Tony" Manzanares, 71, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 23, 2006. Born in Rouse, Colo., on May 11, 1934. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruben and Rita Manzanares; mother-in-law, Maria Mestas; nephew, Reuben Manzanares; and brother-in-law, Bennie Martinez. Tony is survived by his loving wife, Patricia Manzanares; son, Larry Manzanares; sisters, Ruth Martinez and Annie Manzanares; brothers, Ruben (Arlene) Manzanares, Jim (Christine) Manzanares and Art (Ruby) Manzanares; and numerous uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends, including Dr. Ashok Patel. He retired in 1991 as a supervisor from School District 60. Tony was a people person and a friend to everyone. His hobbies were working with his hands, restoring cars and taking care of his family and pets. Viewing, 4 to 6 p.m. today, and funeral service, 11 a.m. Thursday, Romero Chapel. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall following burial. Military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Manzanares, Anthony T.
Anthony T. Manzanares - The Denver Post - October 6, 1943 - Denver Colorado - A.T. Manzanares, Former Revenue Auditor, is Dead - A heart ailment which first became serious a year ago, caused the death in St. Joseph's hospital, Monday of Anthony T. Manzanares, 62, of 1100 Logan St., former auditor in the state revenue department, who for years was prominent in Democratic politics and held numerous Huerfano County elective offices. Mr. Manzanares took a leave of absence from his statehouse position a year ago to go to a lower altitude until his return to the hospital here Aug. 30 he had been employed in the United States Office of Censorship at San Antonio, Texas. A daughter, wife of Ellison D. Ketchum, former Denver University football coach, who now is on duty with the Navy, is living a Providence, R.I., near her husband's station. Other survivors are Mrs. Manzanares, former Nellie Deus; another daughter, Rita, and a son Gene Manzanares, auditor for a film company, all of whom live at the Logan Street address. A Rosary service will be conducted in the Olinger Mortuary at Speer Boulevard and Sherman Street at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The funeral will take place in the Immaculate Conception Cathedral at 10 a.m. Thursday.

Manzanares, Ben
Ben Manzanares - Huerfano World - February 7, 1991 - Ben Manzanares, 78, of Walsenburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 1991, at his home following a lengthy illness. Born Mar. 23, 1912, in Walsenburg he was raised in the Huerfano County area on the family farm. In February, 1937, he married Margaret V. Chavez. He worked for several farmers breaking horses then moved to Ely, NV, where he worked in the copper mines. Later, he returned to Walsenburg where he went to work for Sam Taylor in the Rapson Mine. Later, he went to work for the CF&I retiring in 1977. Mr. Manzanares is survived by his wife, Margaret; six daughters, Virginia Gallegos, Barbara Manzanares, Theresa Cordova, Jennie Manzanares, and Delphine Ortega, all of Walsenburg, and Eleanor Gomez, Ely, NV, 19 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, four sisters, Clara Espinoza, Pueblo, Fanny Trujillo and Priscilla Romero, Walsenburg and Julia Vigil, Pueblo; a brother, Tony Vigil, Pueblo, numerous nieces and nephews. Wake service 7 p.m. Friday, Feb 8; Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, both from St. Mary Church. Burial will be in North Veta Cemetery. The family requests in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the Caring Unlimited Hospice through the funeral home. Boies Almont is in charge of arrangements.

Manzanares, Bernabe
Bernabe "Barnie" Manzanares - Pueblo Chieftain - December 29, 1986 - Bernabe "Barnie" Manzanares, 78, formerly of Pueblo, passed away Dec. 27, 1986, in Mountain View, Calif. Predeceased by his first wife, Bernice in 1970; brother, Nobert in 1952; and son, Franklin in 1981. Survived by wife, Laverial; children, Bobby Manzanares, Christina (Gary) Bottarini, Ann (Ernie) Romo; seven grandchildren; mother, Rose Gallegos, Pueblo; and sister, Lucy Hendren, Pueblo. Service and interment will be in California.

Manzanares, Charlie
Charlie Manzanares - Huerfano World - March 7, 1991 - In Memoriam - Photo - In Loving Memory of Charlie Manzanares, who died Mar. 8, 1963. - Verse - Sadly missed by mom, brother Wayne, Tony and Tina.

Manzanares, David Joseph
David Joseph Manzanares - Rocky Mountain News - June 7, 1990 - David Joseph Manzanares, 72, of Lafayette died June 1. Services were June 6 in Immaculate Conception Church of Lafayette. Burial was in Coal Creek Cemetery. Mr. Manzanares, a native Of Walsenburg, was a pipe fitter for Local Union 575. He was a member of the Boulder Elks Club, the Knights of Columbus, and was a former boxer for the Elks Club of Denver. Survivors include his wife, Marguerite Manzanares of Lafayette; three sons, David Jr. and Ronald Manzanares of Lafayette, and Ted Manzanares of Louisville; a daughter, Pearl Alexander of Phoenix; three brothers, Henry Manzanares of Lafayette, and Sy Manzanares of [End of obituary missing.]

Manzanares, Delfina
Delfina Manzanares - Pueblo Chieftain - June 27, 1999 - Delfina Manzanares, 86, a beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away June 24, 1999, at Parkview hospital. A Pueblo resident since 1947, Mrs. Manzanares was born Sept. 6, 1912, in Aguilar. She married Manuel DeJesus Manzanares on Jan. 28, 1931, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Walsenburg. She is survived by her beloved husband of 64 years- children, Elaine (George)Hernandez, Pueblo, and Irvan (Barbara) Manzanares, San Antonio, Texas-son-in-law, Dr. Ben Martinez, Pueblo- siblings, Fred (Connie) Martinez, Manuel Martinez, Robert (Toni) Martinez and Cecil (Alva) Martinez- 10 grandchildren, Annette (Ben) Santistevan, Steve (Barbara) Hernandez, Theresa (Dennis) Cowger, Patricia (Emilio) Reyes, Michelle (Jim) Lobato, Michael (Rowena) Hernandez, Kathleen Ritter, Nadine (Paul) Ludwig, Andrea Martinez and Aaron Martinez-numerous great-grandchildren- two sisters-in-law, Patsy Talmedge and Virginia Martinez- and other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Emilio and Veronica Aragon Martinez- siblings, Louis E. Martinez, Tom Martinez, Della Martinez and Lucy Mazzarise- and daughter, Bernice Martinez. Mrs. Manzanares loved her grandchildren and made her home the "family meeting place." She taught them how to care for themselves, cooking and keeping a neat house. With her, everyone had chores to accomplish. Visitation, 11 a.m. until5 p.m. today, Chapel. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. today, Holy Family Catholic Church. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday at the church, Rev. Ben J. Bacino, celebrant. Interment, Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 1612 Euclid and 1721 Euclid and the Holy Family Church Hall following the interment rites.

Manzanares, Elias A.
Elias A. Manzanares - Pueblo Chieftain - September 08, 2004 - Elias A. Manzanares, 78, of Pueblo, passed away Sept. 5, 2004. Born March 13, 1926, in Folsom, N.M. Elias is survived by children, Elias R. (Christina) Manzanares, Annette (Dale) Garcia, both of Pueblo; grandchildren, Regina (Tim) Urenda, Denise Manzanares, Bridget Garcia, Katrina (Darren) Gomez, Randy (Amaris) Garcia, Ramona (Shawn) Garcia; great-grandchildren, Adam, Timothy, Angelique Urenda, Miranda Garcia, Elias C., Christina Manzanares; brother, Ralph Manzanares; special friend, Katherine Carreon; and numerous nephews and nieces. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Erma J. Manzanares; son-in-law, Dale Garcia; parents, four brothers and two sisters. Elias was a World War II veteran, serving in the Air Force. He was a member of Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Imperial Funeral Home. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Thursday and funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m. Friday; both services at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart with the Rev. Ron Roche officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with honors presented by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Friends and family will meet at IBEW Local No. 12, 2901 Farabaugh, for food and fellowship after the service.

Manzanares, Erica Renee
Erica Renee Arellano Manzanares - Pueblo Chieftain - June 05, 2005 - Erica Renee Arellano Manzanares, 31 departed this life unexpectedly June 1, 2005. Erica was born May 6, 1974, in Denver. Erica was a homemaker, and recently moved back to Pueblo from Craig, Colo., where she worked for Pat's Roosterante. She is preceded in death by her mother, Jennie Arellano; uncle Duane "Mosco" Arellano; cousins, Joe and Letita Flores; grandparents, Dora Candelaria, Cepriano and Eufelia Trujillo. Erica was a considerate person who always tried to help others. To know Erica was to love her. She was previously a Mary-Kay Consultant. Survived by her parents, Cipriano Trujillo, Clorinda and Ernesto Arellano; four children, Shawna, Shanea, Leo and Pete Montoya; sisters, Samantha Trujillo, Roxanne (Michael) Navervette, Ashley Tarango; aunts and uncles, Fredia, Gene (Lola) Margie, Charlene, Rose, Jimmy, Julio, and Manuel Trujillo, Arlene Arellano, Margie (Dave) Pierce, Pat (Marcus) Padilla, Josie (Robert) Alires, Virginia (Danny) Medina, Duane (Crystal) Nunez, Mark Trujillo; several nieces, special nephew, R.J. Trujillo; other relatives and friends to include former husband, Pete (Jeanine) Montoya. Visitation, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Angelus Chapel; both services, Praise Assembly Of God Church. Evening service, 7 p.m. Tuesday, funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday. Pastor Bobby J. Wilson officiating. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Manzanares, Filda
Filda Manzanares - Huerfano World - February 15, 1990 - Filda Manzanares, 79, of Walsenburg, died Feb. 9, 1990. Mrs. Manzanares taught elementary grades in Walsenburg schools for 50 years and was principal of Hill School at one time. She was a member of St. Mary Church, Territorial Daughters, AARP, Huerfano Hospital Auxiliary, treasurer of Arts and Things and an officer of Catholic, Daughters. Survivors include her son, B. Don Medina, Buda, TX; two grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary was Sunday from St. Mary Church in Walsenburg. Mass of Christian Burial was Tuesday in Culver City, CA. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City. T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Manzanares, J. M.
J. M. Manzanares - Walsenburg - April 1919 - J. M. Manzanares, 89, died. He is survived by his son, County Clerk A.T. Manzanares and his 109-year-old mother. He and his Mother have lived here since 1870. [Editor's note: Burial St. Mary South Cemetery: Manzanarez, J.M. died 4-1919 age 89 y. father of A.T. Mazanarez.]

Manzanares, J. P.
J. P. Manzanares - Walsenburg - March 1920 - Died, J. P. Manzanares, son J. N. Manzanares, who was married just two months ago. [Editor's note: Manzanares, J. P. 3/8/1920 WI 3/12/1920 1 Died Pueblo. Buried St. Mary South Cemetery, Manzanares, J.P. 1885 1920 (Manzanarez, Jose Pedro buried 03/08/1920, residence Walsenburg, notes: 33 years, tuberculosis St. Mary's Death Records) Section 2.]

Manzanares, Jennie C.
Jennie C. Manzanares -Pueblo Chieftain - May 30, 1999 - Jennie C. Manzanares, 74, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord May 28, 1999.She had been a resident of Life Care Center the past four years. She worked at the Colorado Laundry until its closing, and retired in 1972 from Mountain States Laundry. Jennie was a devoted mother and grandmother, a great cook and loved to dance. Preceded in death by her first husband, Celestino Aranda, in 1945- and husband, Gilbert A. Manzanares, in 1995, after 47 years of marriage. Also preceded by her parents, Eliseo and Dora Baca- and one sister, Trini Archuleta. Survived by children, Nora (Elivinio) Archuleta, Henry (Fran)Aranda, Maxine H. Jimenez, Diana J. Williams, Gilbert (Ersie) Manzanares-special friend, Frank Solis- brothers and sisters, Nicki Valdez, Angie Sanchez, Rosendo (Carol) Baca, Rose Padilla- 12 grandchildren, including Manuel and David Manzanares, who were raised by Jennie in the family home- and20 great-grandchildren- and stepchildren, Delia (Elfido) Vigil, Erma Casias, Ida (Gene) Martinez, and Mary (Lee) Miera. There will be no viewing. Recitation of the rosary will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, 1999, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel and Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, 1999, at St. Leander Parish. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Manzanares, Jesus M.
Jesus Maria Manzanares - Independent - April 7, 1933 - J. M. Manzanares, 103 Years Old, Dies at Home In City Yesterday - Oldest Man in Huerfano County Dies at Home of His Daughter; Lives Colorful Life of Early Pioneer of Untamed West, was born on January 6, 1830. Came to Colorado in 1853; to Huerfano County in 1869; Settled at Cucharas and Grew With Huerfano County. Huerfano County's Grand Old Man is Dead! Jesus Maria Manzanares, the oldest man in Huerfano County, died at the age of 103 Friday morning at his home on East Sixth Street. His death marks the passing of one of the earliest pioneers of Colorado, and one of the last historical figures in this county. Manzanares was born January 6, 1830, in a little adobe house at Ojo Caliente, N.M., and during his span of life watched the development of the railroad, telephone, electricity, airplanes, radio, and all the other wonders of the present world, which have entered into the use of humans in the last century. He stated at the celebration of his 100th birthday, which was held in this city January 6, 1930, that the possibilities of the future stunned him. When asked at that time to what he attributed his longevity he stated that it was because he thought "living was too much fun to stop" and that long life was the nature of his family, for his mother lives to be 109 years of age. He came to Colorado with his parents in 1853, settling in Costillo County. They lived there and took part in the last serious outbreak of the Indians against the Mexican people in 1855. It was at this time that the Indians kidnapped two Mexican boys. He came to Huerfano County in 1869, settling at Cucharas Junction, then the proudest trading post in eastern Huerfano County. His parents left him at this time and settled at Redwing. He was married before he came to Huerfano County, having become wed to Maria Rita Tafoya in 1865, from which wedlock six children were born, all with the exception of one living at the present time. During the early years he made several trips "bull whacking" between St. Louis, Kansas and Santa Fe, all the freight being brought overland by way of Denver. When the railroad pushed thru to Cucharas Junction in 1876, Manzanares joined with others in platting pretentious town sites, and brick walls started to rise, but Cucharas dwindled and became a ghost town when the water supply gave out. In the early times wolf packs ravished the Cucharas canon district where he ran his sheep, and often he would hunt buffalo on the Apishipa east of Trinidad in the early days. He killed his last wolf 23 years ago. Manzanares came to Walsenburg eight years ago to make his home with his daughter. His wife died 10 years ago at the age of 72. For several terms Manzanares served as Justice of the Peace and constable at Cucharas, and took an active part during all of his years in Huerfano County. He was president at the last Democratic assembly held in this county July 30, 1932, and at this meeting nominated Sid Wilburn for the office of county surveyor, and seconded the nomination of Harvey Starbuck for county judge and Damacio Vigil for county clerk. Starbuck later withdrew his nomination. Manzanares had a fair education and could read and write both English and Spanish. It was mainly through his efforts that a school for teaching the English language was established. Through his own efforts he became an efficient carpenter and builder, and was an artist at weaving. In the early days he followed cattle as a cowboy and was an expert either with a pistol, rifle or bow and arrow. The past time that he enjoyed most was playing ball. He is survived by one son, A.T. Manzanares, Denver; four daughters. Mrs. J.G. Bustos of Cucharas, Mrs. J.M. Lucero of Cucharas, Mrs. J.E. Vigil of Huerfano, and Mrs. J.S. Chavez of this city; thirty grandchildren, and forty three great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements had not yet been completed at press time. Service will be under the direction of Furphy Brothers Mortuary.

Manzanares, Jose A.
Jose Adam "Dan" Manzanares - Huerfano World - September 9, 1993 - Jose Adam "Dan" Manzanares, 86, of Walsenburg, died Monday, Aug. 30, 1993 in St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo. Born June 8, 1907 in Redwing, he worked as a rancher around Huerfano County. He married Manuela Adelina Valdez Jan. 27, 1934. He worked several years for the school district and for Walsenburg Mill. Survivors include three sons, Jospeh Manzanares, Pueblo and Julian Manzanares and David Manzanares, Walsenburg; a sister, Stella Scholes, Fontana, CA; eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral mass was from St. Mary Church in Walsenburg. Burial was in North St. Mary Cemetery.

Manzanares, Jose H.
Jose H. Manzanares - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - April 23, 1990 - Jose H. Manzanares, 87, of Colorado Springs died Saturday. He had been a custodian for the city of Colorado Springs. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today at the Nolan Funeral Home, 225 N. Weber. Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 2300 N. Cascade Ave., with the Rev. Gerald Bruggeman officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Mr. Manzanares was born June 8, 1902, in Walsenburg, to Rosario and Isabel Manzanares. He was married to Lucy Martinez, who preceded him in death. Mr. Manzanares is survived by a daughter, Isabel Reeves of Colorado Springs; three brothers, Muicio of Pueblo, Beneranda of Walsenburg and Albino of Pueblo; four sisters, Lupe Martinez of Pueblo, Nellie Lopez of California, Margeret Salas of San Diego and Demesia Valdez of Pueblo, and one grandchild. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Marcos, Presentacion and Moyes.

Manzanares, Juan Andreas
Juan Andreas Manzanares - Colorado Daily Chieftain – May 31, 1872 – Deceased - Hon. Juan Andreas Manzanares, member of the last Territorial Legislature from Huerfano County, died at his residence, a few days ago, after a long, lingering and painful illness. The deceased was one of the prominent men of Southern Colorado, and his death will be universally regretted. Pueblo Chieftain 6-6-1872, Badito, C.T. 6-1-1872, Editor Chieftain: At a meeting of the citizens of this county, the following resolutions were passed, which please publish. Whereas, It has pleased Almighty God to take from our midst, our worthy citizen and representative, Hon. Juan Andres Manzanares, who departed this life, on the 29th day of May, A.D., 1872. Whereas, We the people here assembled, to offer this our last testimony of esteem and friendship for the deceased, Therefore be it resolved, that we the citizens of the county of Huerfano, deeply deplore the death of our worthy citizen and representative, Hon. Juan Andres Manzanares. Resolved, that we tender to the bereaved family, our most sincere sympathy in their loss of a good husband and father. Resolved, that in the death of our friend and countryman, we feel impressed with the uncertainty of life, and that the least we as a people can offer as a testimony of our respect for the departed, we offer these our resolutions. Resolved, that these resolutions be published in the Chieftain and People. Respectfully, Jose Maria Jacques, President; Antonio De La Riva, Secretary.

Manzanares, Lucinda
Lucinda Manzanares - Huerfano World - June 25, 1998 - Lucinda Manzanares, 41, of Thornton, died June 19, 1998. Born Jan. 2, 1957 in Walsenburg to Alfred and Lily Trujillo, she is survived by her husband, Carl; Thornton; sons, Kevin Trujillo, Denver and Gabriel Manzanares, Thornton; two daughters, Vanessa Trujillo and Ashley Manzanares, both of Thornton; her mother, Lily Trujillo, Walsenburg; brothers, Henry Montoya, Colorado Springs, Elfido Trujillo, Ava, MO, Samuel Trujillo, Walsenburg, Tito Trujillo, Denver, Phil Trujillo, Brighton, Richard Trujillo, Lamar and David Trujillo, Denver; sisters, Betty Romero and Irene O'Donnell, both of Walsenburg, Mary Fresquez, Colorado Springs, Sarah Trujillo, Cecelia Manzanares, Bertha Aguirre and Rose Barren, Denver. Mass was at St. Mary Church in Walsenburg. Burial was in Masonic Cemetery. A memorial prayer service was from Romero Family Funeral Home in Walsenburg.

Manzanares, Margaret V.
Margaret V. Manzanares - Huerfano World - February 5, 1998 - Margaret Virginia Manzanares, 79, of Walsenburg, died Jan. 29, 1998 at her home after a long illness. Born July 21, 1918 in Fragoso to Juan Andres and Delfina Vigil Chavez, she lived her entire life in Huerfano County, attending local schools. She married Ben Manzanares in February, 1937. She was a very active member of St. Mary Church, serving as a Eucharistic Minister, Catholic Daughters of America, Altar Society and the Coronado Club. She faithfully visited the sick and elderly in the Walsenburg Care Center, Huerfano Medical Center and homes. She was a patient of the Kidney Dialysis Center for about five years. Survivors include eight children, Virginia Gallegos, Dodge City, KS, Ray Chavez, Joplin, MO, Delphine Ortega, Barbara Manzanares, Theresa Cordova, Jennie Manzanares and Jim Chavez, Walsenburg and Eleanor Gomez, Ely, NV; a brother, Celestino Chavez, Walsenburg; 24 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral mass was from St. Mary Church. Burial was in North Veta Cemetery.

Manzanares, Maria
Maria Manzanares - Pueblo Chieftain - April 11, 1987 - Maria Manzanares of Walsenburg, April 10, 1987. Survived by her husband, John Ben Manzanares; son, Abel E. Manzanares, Pueblo West; daughters, Mary Ellen (Roy) Galvan and Yolanda Lavern (Frank) Vigil, both of Walsenburg; grandchildren. Rick Ben Galvan and Melissa Missy Vigil, both of Walsenburg, Wendy R. Vigil and Leslie Manzanares, both of Pueblo; brother, Vivian B. B. (Josephine) Martinez, Pueblo; nephew and nieces, Bob Martinez, Mary Ellen (Leroy) Greenway, Vicki Martinez and Jacki Martinez, all of Pueblo; uncles, Jose Ramon (Adelina) Martinez, Gardner, and Max (Ester) Romero, San Pablo, Calif. Spanish Rosary, 7 p.m. Saturday, Boies Memorial Chapel. Wake service, 7 p.m. Sunday, St. Mary Church. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday, St. Mary Church. Interment, El-Puerto Rancho on Ideal Road.

Manzanares, Maria (Husband of)
Manzanares - Colorado Weekly Chieftain - June 18, 1874 - Acting Governor Jenkins has pardoned Maria A. Manzanares, who was sentenced to the penitentiary for life for the murder of her husband. Her mind is said to be weak.

Manzanares, Maria Rita
Maria Rita Manzanares - World Independent - January 16, 1923 - Aged Citizen Dies - Maria Rita Manzanares died at her home in Cucharas, Friday morning, January 12, 1922 at the advanced age of 78 years. She is survived by her husband, J.M. Manzanares, one son and four daughters. Funeral services were Saturday morning at 9:30 at the ranch home and at 10 o'clock at the Cucharas church. Interment was in the Cucharas cemetery. Funeral arrangements by the Unfug Peet Mortuary.

Manzanares, Nelli
Nellie Manzanares - Rocky Mountain News - January 1967 - Requiem Mass was offered Jan. 5th in Mother of God Church, Denver for Mrs. Nellie Deus Manzanares,76, retired draftswoman for the Denver City Engineer's Office and the mother of Gene Manzanares, Denver Juvenile Court employee, who died Jan. 2 in Mercy Hospital, Denver. Mrs. Manzanares was the granddaughter of Captain Charles Deus who served with Colonel Stephen W. Kearny in his "Army of the West" in 1845. Born in Malachite Colo., Jan 1, 1891, Mrs. Manzanares attended Huerfano County schools and St Mary Scholastica Academy in Pueblo. At the age of 17, in 1908, she married in Walsenburg, Colorado to the late Anthony Manzanares. When her husband died in 1943 in Denver she took a job with the Denver Motor Vehicle department. In 1946 she went to work as a draftswomen for Rocky Mountain Engineering Company and 10 years later she joined the city engineer's office in a similar capacity. She retired July 30, 1963 Mrs. Manzanares was a charter member of the Denver chapter of Catholic Daughters of America and a former president of the organization's study group. She also was a member of the Mother of God Parish Alter and Rosary Society. Survivors in addition to her son Gene, include two daughters, Mrs. Juanita Ketchum of Denver and Mrs. Rita Kuemmerlin, Fort Collins, Colorado; a brother John Vigil, Denver, five grandsons, and four granddaughters. She also is survived by three great-grandchildren.

Manzanares, Nikos James
Nikos James Manzanares - Pueblo Chieftain - May 27, 2002 - Nikos James Manzanares passed away on May 23, 2002, in Walsenburg, Colo. He was born in Pueblo on July 24, 1982. Nikos loved poetry, drawing and music. Nikos especially loved his family and was a helpful, caring person. He will truly be missed. Nikos is survived by his parents, father, James “Tweety" Manzanares; stepmother, Robin Manzanares; and mother, Susie "Little Sue" Salazar. Grandparents include Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Manzanares, and Jr. and Joe and Frances Salazar. Nikos had four brothers, Ivan and Brian Pacheco, Lucas and Marcus Manzanares; and sister, Mia Manzanares. Visitation will be held at Johnson-Romero Family Funeral Home, 525 Main St., Walsenburg, Colo., from 2 to 5 p.m. Monday, May 27, 2002. A rosary will take place at 7 p.m., St. Mary's Catholic Church. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, at St. Mary's with a dinner to follow at the Eagles Hall. Services have been entrusted to the care of Johnson-Romero Family Funeral Home, Walsenburg, Colo.

Manzanares, Oris Ben
Oris Ben Manzanares - Pueblo Chieftain - August 03, 2005 - Oris Ben Manzanares was received into the presence of our Lord on Aug. 1, 2005. He will be greeted by his beloved wife of 50 years, Stella, who preceded him in death; along with his parents, brothers, and sister. Cherished father of Marge (LoLo) Vasquez, Colorado Springs, Joann Hernandez, Art (Joyce) Manzanarez, and Ted (Sheila) Manzanares, all of Denver, and Edith (Frank) Castro of Pueblo. Beloved grandfather of Derek (Tami) Vasquez and Darin Vasquez, Michael Moreno, Janelle and Vince Hernandez, Jody and Dino Manzanarez, Teddy (Adriana) Manzanares, Tammy (Eric) Brown and Jason and Brandon Castro; great-grandfather of Joey, Chadd, Chance, Caleb, Colby, Michael, Annissa, Gabriel, Alaura, Deja, Jory, Adian, Shayla, Chenoa, Christopher, Rafe, Raena and Evan; also survived by his great-great-grandchild, Jadyn; sister-in-law, Delores Manzanares; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. Before his illness, Ben enjoyed ushering Mass, and visiting with everyone at various restaurants throughout town. He was well liked and respected by all. Mr. Manzanares was born July 27, 1913, in Red Wing, Colo. He retired from the CF&I Steel Corp. with 27 years of service. Ben was an usher at Holy Family Parish and a member of the Nocturnal Adoration Society. Viewing, 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at the funeral home, with the family present. Scripture service, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 2005; both at Holy Family Parish. Entombment, Pieta Mausoleum, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Special thanks to Dr. Ted Puls and the staff at Life Care Center.

Manzanares, Reuben
Reuben Manzanares - Pueblo Chieftain - November 20, 2003 - In Loving Memory of Reuben Manzanares, 22 years today. We cherish the many wonderful memories. Sadly missed and loved by Dad Ruben and Manzanares Family.

Manzanares, Stella M.
Stella M. Manzanares - Pueblo Chieftain - February 1, 1987 - Stella M. Manzanares went to be with our Lord Jan. 31, 1987. Beloved wife of Oris B. Manzanares, with whom she celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Dec. 6, 1986. Beloved mother of Marge (Lolo) Vasquez, Colorado Springs; Joann Hernandez, Denver; Art (Joyce) Manzanares, Denver; Theodore (Sheila) Manzanares, Denver; and Edith (Frank) Castro, Pueblo. Beloved sister of Bonnie (Ann) Valdez, California; and Dolores Manzanares, Pueblo. Grandmother of Derek and Darin Vasquez; Michael Moreno; Janelle and Vince Hernandez; Jodie and Dean Manzanares; Teddy and Tammy Manzanares; Jason and Brandon Castro. Great-grandmother of Michael, Deja, and Chenoa. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. Preceded in death by parents, a brother, and a sister. Mrs. Manzanares was born Aug. 19, 1917, at Red Wing, Colo. She was employed at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital for 27 years. She was a member of Holy Family parish and the Legion of Mary Auxiliary. Services, Holy Family Church: Scripture service, 7:30 p.m. Monday; Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. Tuesday. Entombment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at 2841 Aster.

Manzanares, Theodore Boniface
Theodore Boniface “Bonnie” Manzanares - Pueblo Chieftain - May 16, 2006 - Theodore Boniface “Bonnie” Manzanares, 63, of Highlands Ranch, entered into Heaven on May 13, 2006. Husband of Sheila; father of Teddy (Adriana), Tamara (Eric) Brown; grandfather of Chenoa, Christopher, Aidan, Shayla, Raef Bonnie and Raena; brother to Margie (Joe) Vasquez, JoAnn Hernandez, Art (Joyce) Manzanares, Edith (Frank) Castro. Visitation 3:00 to 8:00 Tues., with Rosary at 7:00, Horan & McConaty, 3101 S. Wadsworth, Lakewood. Funeral mass 10:30 Wed., All Saints Catholic Church, Denver.

Manzanares, William
William Manzanares - Denver Post - May 27, 1996 - William Manzanares, Equipment operator, 84 - William "Willie" Manzanares of Denver, a heavy-equipment operator, died April 30 at the Willow Brook Care Center. He was 84. A funeral mass was May 3 at St. Dominic Church. Entombment was in Mount Olivet Cemetery. He was born June 21, 1911, in Walsenburg. On July 5, 1931, he married Nettie Marquez in Denver. Manzanares was employed as a heavy-equipment operator for the city and county of Denver. He worked as a welder in mines in Walsenburg. He served in the Marines. His interests included deer hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife; and a daughter, Shawn Manzanares, Denver.

Manzanares-Curry, Phyllis Ann
Phyllis Ann Manzanares-Curry - Pueblo Chieftain - January 19, 2006 - Phyllis Ann Manzanares-Curry, 30, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 16, 2006. She was born in Los Angeles, Calif., Sept. 9, 1975. Preceded in death by her grandparents, Antonio Manzanares and Mary Rampa; an aunt, Phyllis Manzanares; and sister-in-law, Erica Manzanares. To family and friends who knew and loved her, she was known as "Philly Blunt." Survived by husband, Abraham "Bamm" Curry; her parents, Wayne and Nancy Manzanares; siblings, Mary (Chris) Gonzales, Wayne Manzanares, Debbie Martinez, Duane Manzanares, Chris (Lorena) Manzanares, Shane (Staci) Manzanares, Carlos Manzanares and Elsie Sierra; her grandmother, Dolores Manzanares; several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends, who will cherish her memory, remembering her laughter, seeing her smiles and the sparkle in her eyes. She will be missed by the family. Thank you to family and friends for your help and support. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Vigil service, 7 p.m. today, and funeral Mass, 1 p.m. Friday, with Father Jesse Perez as celebrant; both services at Holy Family Catholic Church. Cremation to follow. Family will receive friends at Holy Family Church Hall after the funeral Mass.

Manzano, Antonia Torres
Antonia Torres Manzano - Desert Sun - March 29, 2006 - Palm Springs, CA - Antonia Torres Manzano, 69, of Palm Springs died March 19, 2006, in Palm Springs of heart failure. She was born June 13, 1936, to Alejandro and Cirila Sarah Mendoza Torres in La Junta, Colo. She married Carlos Manzano on Nov. 6, 1954, in Avondale, Colo., and was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Carlos Manzano of Palm Springs; three sons, Charles C. Manzano Jr. and Robert Manzano of Cathedral City and Steven Manzano of Palm Desert; a sister, Selsa Guiterrez of Pueblo, Colo.; and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one grandson. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, with a memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday at Ramon Chapel, Forest Lawn in Cathedral City.

Manzarita, Anton
Anton Manzarita - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - January 26, 1912 - Mangled beyond recognition, the body of Anton Manzarita, an Italian, was found on a railroad in Pueblo.

Mapelli, Gene
Gene Mapelli - Pueblo Chieftain - October 09, 2003 - Gene Mapelli, former Puebloan passed away Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003. A memorial service will be held in Denver on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, 11:00 a.m. at Crown Hill Tower of Memories Chapel. Gene was born Eugene Mario Mapelli on Nov. 6, 1925 in Denver, Colo. to an Italian immigrant father (Herman Mapelli) and Della Borelli Mapelli, his mother. A family of devout Catholics and hard workers, Herman and his brothers started Mapelli Brothers in Denver in the 1920's. After attending Regis High School and the University of Denver, Gene opened his own company in Denver in 1951 then merged with Monfort of Colorado in 1968. He left Monfort in 1977 and opened Mapelli Meat Company in Las Vegas with his wife Velda and later in Palm Springs in 1983 with his son Geno and daughter Stephanie. Gene and Velda operated Mapelli Meat Co. at 2309 S. Prairie in Pueblo. Gene is survived by his wife of 56 years, Velda King Mapelli, his son Eugene Mario Mapelli II, daughter-in-law, Cindy and grandson P.J. of Durango, Colo.; his daughter Stephanie Dee Mapelli of Seattle, WA. and his granddaughter Melissa Lynn Beuchat of Las Vegas Nev.

Mapes, Stewart Russel
Stewart Russel Mapes - Pueblo Chieftain - June 13, 1987 - Rev. Stewart Russel Mapes, a longtime Pueblo resident, passed away June 11, 1987. Mr. Mapes was a member of, the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He retired from the Board of Water Works in 1963, after 20 years of service. He was preceded in death by his wife, Cynthia Ann Mapes, in 1984. Survivors include two SOBS, Merle (Carol) Mapes of Spokane, Wash.; and Glen (Sandra) Mapes of Aurora: one daughter, Evlyn Mutz of Pueblo; 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, three sisters, Alwilda Mapes of Zion, Ill.; Joyce Schmidt of Lafayette; and Opal Schmidt of Phoenix, Ariz.; one brother, James Mapes of Zion, Ill.; and numerous nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, with the Rev. James Billings officiating. Interment will be in Imperial Memorial Gardens. Those who wish may make donations to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Memo; Fund through the funeral home office.



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