The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Marascola, Anthony F.
Anthony "Tony" F. Marascola - Pueblo Chieftain - June 2, 1987 - Anthony "Tony" F. Marascola, age 66, departed this life June 1, 1987. He is survived by his wife, Sue; son, Anthony, of Dallas, Texas; two granddaughters, Raynette Marascola and Terry (Bob) Eves; three great-grandchildren of Seagville, Texas; mother, Mary (Scalese) Fatta; sister, Grace Giadone; brothers, Frank (Emma Jean), Guy Jr. (Mary Jane), all of Pueblo; Richard (Lorraine) of West Covina, Calif.; sisters-in-law, Jerry Rimer and Mae Wiebe; brother-in-law, Richard (Joann) Reeder, all of Pueblo; stepmother, Lucille Marascola, and stepsister, Carol Nunn. Survived also by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Predeceased by father, Guy; and brother-in-law, Pete Giadone. He attended Pleasant View High School, served in the U.S. Army for two years; the U.S. Marine Corps for four years and the U.S. Air Force for 23 years. He was retired from the Pueblo County Sheriff's Department after 19 years of service as a sergeant of the fugitive division. He was a member of the International Footprinters Association, Chapter 22; TREA (veteran's association), National Sheriff's Association; Colorado Protective Police Association; Air Force Sergeants Retirement Association, 6th Marine Division Retirement Association; Fin and Feather Club and the AARP. He served as president of the Pueblo County Search and Rescue Team. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Church in Avondale, where services will be held. Mass of Christian Burial, 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 2; recitation of the rosary, 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 3. Burial, Roselawn Cemetery. Military honors. The family will receive friends after the Mass at the church hall and at Meadowbrook Trailer Park, Space 351. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Marascolo, Lucille
Lucille Marascolo - Pueblo Chieftain - November 22, 2002 - Lucille Marascolo, 84, passed away Nov. 20, 2002. She was preceded by her husband, Guy, in 1974; her parents, and two brothers. She was a member of St. Joseph Church and the Christian Women of St. Joseph Church as well as the Daughters of the Nile. Survived by her daughter, Carol Nunn of Pueblo; four grandchildren, Cheri (Tony) Andress, Houston, Texas, Susan (Jeff) Swartz, Windsor, Colo., Jim Nunn Jr. and Kevin Nunn, both of Pueblo; five great-grandchildren, Mandy (Marty) Zulkoski, Melissa (Collie) Eckels and Jeff Swartz Jr., all of Greeley, and Brady and Austin Nunn, both of Pueblo; three great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Tommy Gibson, Overton, Texas, Bobby Gibson and Gerald Gibson, both of Baton Rouge, La.; sister, Betty Campbell, Moscow, Ky., as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Viewing at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Funeral service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment will be at Roselawn Cemetery.

Marcelja, Elizabeth J.
Elizabeth J. Marcelja - Pueblo Chieftain - June 14, 2006 - Elizabeth J. Marcelja passed away June 12, 2006, in Pueblo. Elizabeth was born Nov. 5, 1920, in Pueblo, to Frank and Louise Melito. She was a longtime member of Tabor Lutheran Church and enjoyed reading, gardening and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Matthew; son Jeff; four brothers and two sisters. Her survivors include her children, Sandra (Art) Vall-Spinosa, William Marcelja, Cynthia (John) Shanley, Deborah (Charles Points) Marcelja and Allyson Jubert; grandchildren, Cliff Nunn, Marcus and Tyler Jubert; brother, Anthony Melito; and numerous nieces and nephews. At her request, no viewing. Cremation. Memorial service, 2 p.m. today, King of Kings Lutheran Church, 2561 Vinewood Lane.

Marcella, Alexander A.
Alexander A. Marcella - The Downey Eagle Newspaper – April 25, 1997 - Friends, family mourn Alexander A. Marcella – Downey, CA - Funeral services were held Monday, April 21, at St. Raymond's Catholic Church for Alexander Arthur Marcella, a 30 year resident of Downey and a retired truck driver for Trans-Con Trucking, who died at Kaiser Hospital in Bellflower April 18. He was born in Pueblo, Colorado, was age 71, and was a member St. Raymond's Catholic Church. Survivors include his son, James (Lisa) Marcella of Kent, Washington; two daughters, Janet (Jeff) Tarbill of Fall City, Washington, and Carol (Barry) Del Fosse of Whittier; and grandchildren, Zachary, Ariel, Dallas, Marcella, Sam and Sarah Tarbill and Tom Del Fosse. Burial followed at All Souls Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Miller-Mies Mortuary of Downey.

March, Chrystel D.
Chrystel D. March - Pueblo Chieftain - December 23, 2004 - Chrystel D. March, 95, died Dec. 19, 2004, in Pueblo. She was born on Nov. 12, 1909, in Cumberland, Wis., to the late Christ and Carrie (Newqaid) Hansen. Chrystel married Marvin W. March; he preceded her in death. She is survived by two sons, Dennis and Michael March, Pueblo; three grandchildren, Shawn March of Peru, Suzanne (Marc) Carrier, Mound Valley, Kan., and Heather (Nathan) Samora, Pueblo; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by seven sisters. At the family's request, no services will be held.

Marchant, Helen L.
Helen L. Marchant - Pueblo Chieftain - October 30, 1999 - Helen L. Marchant, 71, passed away Oct. 29, 1999. Survived by her daughter, Sharon K. (Tom) Williams; grandchildren, Teresa (David) Green and Michael (Desiree) Williams; great-grandchildren, Gennifer Borgstedt and Breana and Savanna Williams, all of Pueblo; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, James K. Marchant on Aug. 31, 1999, and three sisters. Born July 17, 1928, in Wichita, Kan. At her request, there will be no viewing or services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. 

Marchant, James K.
James K. Marchant - Pueblo Chieftain - September 02, 1999 - James K. Marchant, 72, passed away Aug. 31, 1999. Survived by his wife, Helen (nee Beliel) Marchant- daughter, Sharon K. (Tom) Williams- sister, Juanita Bryant- grandchildren, Teresa (David) Green and Mike (Desiree) Williams- great-grandchildren, Gennifer, Breana and Savanna, all of Pueblo. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his sister, Virginia Tracy. James was born to Jim and Hattie (nee Hargis) Marchant on May 24, 1927, in Melbourne, Ark. At his request, there will be no viewing or services. Cremation.

Marchbanks, Benny L.
Benny L. Marchbanks - Pueblo Chieftain - January 18, 2006 - Benny L. Marchbanks, passed away Jan. 16, 2006. He was born May 30, 1924, in Rush, Colo., to Leonard and Ethel Marchbanks. Benny served in the U.S. Navy during WWII, and at war's end married Louise Gaby, who preceded him in death in 1992. Benny and Louise settled and raised a family of two daughters in Pueblo. Benny was a production supervisor at the Steel Mill. Benny and Louise were active members of the community. Benny loved the Elks (BPOE) and the Eagles (FOE). He was an avid outdoorsman and he and Louise loved to square dance. Benny will be best remembered for his sense of humor, honesty and his genuine concern for others. Benny is survived by his daughters, Kathleen Malvern and Arlene Baker of Grand Junction; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation, noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Wesley United Methodist Church with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Marchiori, Alfredo
Alfredo Marchiori - Huerfano World - October 12, 1989 - Huerfano native Fred Marchiori, 80, died in Walsenburg Oct. 6, 1989, after a lengthy illness. Born Oct. 12, 1908, in Rouse, he attended school there and at Upper Bear Creek. While a teenager, he went to work on the family ranch on Bear Creek and never left. The avid wildlife enthusiast was best known for his trapping and hunting abilities. He was a member of St. Mary Church. Survivors include two sisters; Lena Pezze, La Veta and Antonette Baione, Bear Creek; nieces, a nephew and numerous grand-nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial was Monday from St. Mary Church. Burial was in South St. Mary Cemetery. J.M. Antle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Marchiori, Mary M.
Mrs. Mary M. Marchiori - Pueblo Chieftain - June 28, 1984 - Mrs. Mary M. Marchiori, June 26, 1984. Mother of Robert F. Carsella, Tracy, Calif., and Joseph A. Carsella, San Jose, Calif. Brother [Mother] of Mrs. Bessie Eccher, Albert Micek and Mrs. Agnes Lubal, all of Walsenburg, and Frank Micek, Pueblo. Also survived by six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous niece and nephews. Services, St. Mary Church; Tabernacle Rosary, 4 p.m. Friday; scripture service, 7 p.m. Friday, and Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Saturday. Interment, South St. Mary Cemetery. Huerfano World - June 22, 1989 - In Memoriam - In Loving Memory of our sister, Mary Marchiori, who died five years ago, June 26, 1984. - Verse - Sadly missed by Bessie and family.

Marcias, Eleanore
Eleanore Marcias - World Independent – September 3, 1929 - Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Marcias Dies at Tioga - Little Eleanore Marcias, one month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Marcias, well known residents of Tioga, Colo., died at the family home there on Aug. 31. The body was taken to Sopris, Colorado, where burial was made in the family plot. The Marcias formerly lived in Sopris and have many friends and relatives living there. The Furphy Undertaking Company was in charge.

Marcinko, Chattie N.
Chattie N. Marcinko - Pueblo Chieftain - December 24, 1996 - Chattie N. Marcinko, went to be with the Lord Dec. 22, 1996. Born Sept. 25, 1911, to the union of Robert and Lucy Combs Orcutt. She was retired from the Colorado State Hospital after 20 years of service as an LPN. She was a very devoted mother and grandmother and was happiest when all of her family was around her. She will be dearly missed. Survived by daughter, Jane Sawvell; and grandson, Doug (Jane) Sawvell, both of Pueblo; granddaughter, Nancy (Jim) McCray, Maple Grove, Minn.; great-grandson, Jeff Sawvell of Pueblo; great-granddaughter, Amber Pepin, Lamar; Brandie and Lucy McCray, Maple Grove, Minn.; great-great-granddaughter, Alexandra Pepin, Lamar; two sisters. She was preceded in death by her husband, John; parents, two brothers and one sister, Visitation, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. until service time Friday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, McCarthy-Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth. Interment Mountain View Cemetery.

Marcinko, John J.
John J. Marcinko - Pueblo Chieftain - November 2, 1976 - John J. Marcinko, late of 810 Brown, passed away Oct. 31, 1976, in Florence, Colo. Husband of Mrs. Chattie Marcinko of the home, where family may be contacted. Father of Mrs. Jane C. Sawvell and father-in-law of Everitt H. Sawvell, 726 W. Adams. Grandfather of Douglas and Jane Sawvell of 827 30 ½ Lane, Pueblo, and Nancy and Larry McGray of 999 Fortino, Space 149, Pueblo. Great-grandfather of Amber Christine Sawvell, 827 30 ½ Lane, Pueblo. Son-in-law of Lucy Jane Orcutt. Mr. Marcinko was born May 8, 1892, in Pueblo and was a veteran of WW1. He has been a Pueblo resident for the past 84 years. Mr. and Mrs. Marcinko were married in Pueblo on Aug. 18, 1928. He was employed by Pueblo Ordnance Depot as a tractor and trailer driver and was retired in 1957. Service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1976, Davis Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Tom Arbogast officiating. Interment Mountain View Cemetery

Marcinko, Mike
Mike Marcinko - Huerfano World - August 2, 1990 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1914: Mike Marcinko, an Austrian, was run over by a loaded car and killed in the Walsen mine, leaving a wife and six children. [Editor's Note: Mike Marcinko died June 23, 1914. Obituary listed Walsenburg World, June 25, 1914, Page 1.]

Marck, Albert
Albert Marck - Huerfano World - November 29, 2001 - Albert Marck, 70, died at his home in Denver Nov. 3, 2001.  Born n Walsenburg June 18, 1919, service and inurnment were at Fort Logan National Cemetery Nov. 23, with full military honors. Survivors include his wife Grace; two daughters, Alberta Gonzales and Brenda Hinchey; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  He was survived by three brothers, Ernest, Louie and Art Marck and three sisters, Ruth Garza, Denver, and Dorothy Ocana and Viola Vigil, Walsenburg.  Albert we will miss.

Marck, Arthur Paul Sr.
Arthur Paul Marck, Sr. - Huerfano World - October 24, 2008 - Arthur Paul Marck, Sr. died Friday, Oct. 17, 2008. He is survived by his loving wife, Rose; son, Arthur Paul Marck, Jr. (Buddy); and family. Private services held for immediate family only. Huerfano World - November 21, 2008 - Arthur P. Marck passed away Oct. 17, 2008. Son of Pio and Rosana Marck; husband of Rose; and father of Bud, step-children daughters Ruth Marck Garza, Dorothy Marck Ocana, Ruthann Marck Suazo; and brother of Ernie Marck. He is preceded in death by his parents, Pio Marck and Rosana Marck, and his siblings, Adolph, Albert, Pete, Louie and Vida.

Marck, Eva
Eva Marck - Huerfano World - August 30, 2001 - Eva Marck, 91, of Walsenburg, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2001. Mrs. Marck was born on May 6, 1910 in Yasian, Poland to Vincent and Mary Plahta Kupiec. She came to the United States as a child, and will always be remembered for her needle work, crafts, and especially for her wonderful cooking. Mrs. Marck is survived by her three sons, George (Joan) Marck, Walsenburg, Wallace Marck and Ronald (Karen) Marck, Pueblo; a sister, Rose Zinko, Walsenburg; numerous grandchildren, great- grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, August Marck, on March 11, 1984. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 31 at St. Mary Church with Fr. Rich Wehrmeyer officiating. Christian burial, North St. Mary Cemetery.

Marck, Pete Pio Jr.
Pete Pio Marck Jr. - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - February 16, 1996 - Pete Pio Marck Jr., 63, who retired as a manager from the soft-drink beverage business after 40 years of employment, died Feb. 14, 1996, at a local hospital. Friends may call from 2 to 7 p.m. today at Nolan Funeral Home, 225 N. Weber St. A vigil service will follow in the funeral home's chapel. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 2318 N. Cascade Ave. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3825 Airport Road. Mr. Marck was born Feb. 3, 1933, in Walsenburg to Pio and Rosina (Gomez) Marck. He was married Oct. 14, 1987, in Colorado Springs to Valerie Eaton, who survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Norma Jeanne of Denver; two stepsons, Bill Snare of Craig and Dave Ackeret of Santa Fe, N.M.; two stepdaughters, Judy Prothero of Wasilla, Alaska, and Pilar Lobato of Colorado Springs; four brothers, Albert, Ernest, Louis and Art, all of Denver; four sisters, Ruth Garza of Denver, and Dorothy Ocana, Viola Vigil and Ruth Ann Suazo, all of Walsenburg; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He also is survived by adopted children Abraham Castaneda of Florida, Martin and Guillermo Castaneda, both of Washington, Richard Castaneda of California, Phyllis Stanley of Oregon, Christy Kokjohn of Trinidad, and Cristine Torbenson and Mary Kent, both of Washington. He was preceded in death by a son, a brother, Adolph, and his first wife, Victoria. Mr. Marck served in the Army. He had been an area resident since 1953 and was a member of Divine Redeemer Catholic Church, Coca-Cola Collectors Club and was a life member of the Knights of Columbus.

Marck, Pio
Pio Marck - Huerfano World - April 20, 1989 - In Memoriam - In Loving Memory of our beloved father and grandfather, Pio Marck, who died Apr. 19, 1966. - Verse - Sadly missed by James, Ruthann, Jimmy and Kenny Suazo.

Marck, Roseann
Roseann Marck - Huerfano World - May 25, 1989 - In Memoriam - Photo - In Memory of Our Beloved Mother and Grandmother, Roseann Marck, who died May 21, 1974. - Verse - Sadly missed by Jim Ruthann, Kenny and James Suazo.

Marco, Lillian Cabibi
Lillian Cabibi Marco - Pueblo Chieftain - December 15, 1986 - Lillian Cabibi Marco, Dec. 13, 1986. Wife of Frank Marco of the family home and mother of Kathee (Chuck) Davis Jr. of Pueblo. Sister of Marie (Dom) Geraci and Virginia (Rene) Marcil, San Jose, Calif., and S. Philip (Margaret) Cabibi of Pueblo. Survived also by her grandchildren, Rocky, Amanda and Chip, as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a sister, Veta Spaccamonti; a brother, Joseph Cabibi; and parents, Philip and Paula Cabibi. Mrs. Marco was a lifelong Pueblo resident, a member of Our Lady of the Assumption parish, the Protective and Beneficient Lodge No. 222, the Ladies Fidelity Lodge of the Columbian Federation and the Social Committee at Our Lady of the Assumption Church. She was employed for many years at Zoelsmann Bakery and Deli. Services, Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Mass of Christian Burial, 7 p.m. Monday and rosary recitation, 10 a.m. Tuesday. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Marco's name to the Pueblo Heart Unit, P.O. Box 1658, Pueblo, 81002. Mrs. Marco will lie in state at the funeral home from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, and the family will greet friends at the church Monday evening following the Mass.

Marcon, Ruth Leona
Ruth Leona Marcon - Pueblo Chieftain - June 27, 1999 - Ruth Leona Marcon, a longtime resident of Pueblo, born Feb. 26, 1923, in Salida, Colo., passed away unexpectedly June 25, 1999 . Survived by her husband of 59 years, Anthony Marcon Sr., and children, Burletta (Paul) Quint, Pueblo, Pat (George) Gash, Pueblo, Mario (Diana) Marcon, Livermore, Calif., Carl(Sherri) Marcon, Tempe, Ariz., Tony (Kitty) Marcon Jr., Littleton, Colo., and Cathy (Dave) Dehn, Pueblo. Also survived by 16 grandchildren- five great-grandchildren- sister, Katherine (Dan) Granzella, Salida, Colo. - and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Burletta Spino- sister, Lena Spino- and grandsons, Jason Quint and Nicholas Marcon. Ruth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, friend and was a strong supporter of her children and grandchildren in their baseball endeavors and other activities. She loved to go shopping, follow the activities of her grandchildren, bake and cook especially Italian cuisine and had a general love for people. Rosary, Monday, 7 p.m. and funeral Mass, Tuesday, 10 a.m., both at St. Pius X Church, 3130 Morris Ave. Interment, Memorial Gardens. Viewing, Sunday, noon until 5 p.m. and Monday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Family and friends will be received in the parish hall following the rosary. To honor Ruth's involvement with her children and grandchildren at Centennial High School, donations may be made to the Centennial High School Foundation Fund in her memory.

Marcum, James S.
James S. Marcum - Pueblo Chieftain - October 19, 2003 - James S. Marcum, born April 12, 1921, in Rockford, Ill., passed away on Oct. 16, 2003. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank (Sina) Marcum; sons, Terry, Jerry and Gary; sisters, Mildred Halls and Ruth Holmes. Surviving are his loving wife, E. Maurine Marcum; son, James K. (Kathie) Marcum; daughter, Deborah (Tom) Vinopal; grandchildren, Tonia (Jeff) Gray, Angelique Khan, Megan, Christopher and Katie Vinopal; great-grandchildren, Krista, Michael, Ashley and Nathan Gray; sisters, Louise (Wilmer) Carlson, Loretta (Don) Pillsbury; and numerous nieces and nephews. James was an Army Veteran of WWII, a Carpenter Contractor and owner of Marcum Construction Company in Wilmette, Ill. He retired as Construction Coordinator from Evanston Hospital in Evanston, Ill. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food or flowers, donations may be made to the YMCA Community Campus Fund, 700 Albany, Pueblo, CO 81003 in his memory.

Marello, Mary
Mary Marello - Pueblo Chieftain - October 21, 1997 - Mary Maurello. Mary went into the loving arms of our Lord, Oct. 19, 1997. Born on June 7, 1912, to the union of Nick and Michelina Appuglise. Mary is survived by her loving husband, Pete, and would have celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary in November. Survived by daughters, Joan (Tony) Venuto, Margie (John) Lane, all of Pueblo, and Theresa (Carl) Aronson of Portland, Ore. Mary was a loving grandmother to Nick Venuto, John (Kathy) Lane, Lisa (Bruce) Runyan, Pete (Cindy) Venuto, Christy (Sam) DeNardo, Joe (Wendi) Lane, David and Steven Aronson, Kathy Lane and special grandson and granddaughter, David Beard and Kristina Paukune. Mary was a wonderful Nana to her six little great-grandchildren which she adored. Mary is also survived by brother, Louie Appuglise-sister-in-law, Lucy Perricone of California- and special cousins, relatives and many friends. Mary retired from St. Mary-Corwin Hospital in 1978. Mrs. Maurello was a member of St. Patrick and St. Joseph Church parishes, St. Theresa and Fidelity Lodge. She loved to knit and crochet. Her afghans, baby booties and little trinkets were given to others with love. Mary was an avid cook and loved to cook spaghetti for her family every Sunday. She was a hard worker who always thought of herself last. Mary was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all who knew her. She had a great sense of humor and brought joy to our lives everyday. We will miss you Mae! Rosary, Wednesday, 7 p.m. and funeral Mass, Thursday, 10 a.m., St. Joseph Church. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. Family may be contacted at 1172 S. Supple Circle.

Mares, Abel
Abel Mares Sr. - Rocky Mountain News - February 22, 2001 - Abel Mares Sr., 76, of Denver died Feb. 9. Services were Feb. 15. The Rev. Mares was born in Walsenburg on April 11, 1924. He married Alberta Pantoya, 1943. He was a retired minister. Survivors include his wife; daughters Alice Cartwright, Rosa Torres, Susie Sidney, Gloria Lopez; sons Abel Jr., Ron Sr.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mares, Filix
Filix Mares – Pueblo Star Journal – January 12, 1956 – Filix Mares, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alphonso Mares, Avondale, died Jan. 9 in a Denver hospital. Service announcements later.

Mares, Fred
Fred Mares - Pueblo Chieftain - July 08, 2004 - Fred Mares, 51, beloved husband, father and brother departed this life, July 6, 2004, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. He was born Aug. 28, 1952, to the union of Alfonso and Loyola Rivera Mares, who preceded him in death. Also preceded in death by father in-law, Bennie Gonzales; and numerous aunts and uncles. Fred was a graduate of County High School, class of 1971. He retired from the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo. He was an avid Broncos fan, enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandchildren and family. His favorite gathering was his annual Fourth of July barbecue. Fred is survived by his loving wife, Liz Gonzales Mares; children, Carmen Mares, Beatrice Mares, Rhonda Mares, Fred (Katheryn) Mares; sister, Barbara (Ronald) Martinez; mother-in-law, Martha Gonzales; grandchildren, Sami Sabrina Martinez, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Martinez, Gerianne Martinez, Selina Herbel, Alexis Herbel, Jon Herbel, Rosie "Stinky Butt" Mares and one unborn grandchild; special nieces, Jeanine Martinez and Vicki Yeates; goddaughter, Ciara Martinez; and other relatives and friends. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Rosary, 7 p.m. today, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday; both services at St. Joseph Catholic Church. The Rev. Marco Antonio Salinas will serve as celebrant. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 2414 W. 16th St.

Mares, Juan I.
Juan I. Mares - Pueblo Chieftain - April 08, 1999 - Juan I. Mares, 69, of Avondale, passed away April 6, 1999, in Pueblo. Born on July 28, 1929, in Cucharas, Colo. Preceded in death by father, Alfonso Mares. Survived by his mother, Mary Mares, Avondale- brothers, Alfonso (Stella) Mares Jr., Edward (Frances) Mares and Gabriel (Gloria) Mares, all of Pueblo-sisters, Ida (Tom) Greenwell, Avondale, Angelina Martinez, Avondale, Margaret Valdez, Trinidad, Colo., and Diana Autobee, Avondale- numerous nieces and a host of other relatives. Juan enjoyed fishing and was a veteran in the U. S. Army with the 589th Ordnance M.A.M. Company and received the Occupation Medal in Germany. Viewing, today, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Romero Chapel. Funeral service, Friday, 2 p.m., also at Romero Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Grave side military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Mares, Roberta R.
Roberta R. Mares - Pueblo Chieftain - December 18, 1999 - Roberta R. Mares passed away Dec. 16, 1999, at her home in Trinidad. Roberta was born on Sept. 2, 1922, to Ralph and Myrtle Deeter Werden in Trinidad and was a lifetime resident. She was a very active member of the Trinity Episcopal Church and the Pierian Club and did extensive volunteer work for many organizations including the Mitchell Museum, the Trinidad Historical Society and the Colorado Welcome Center. Mrs. Mares is survived by her husband, Manuel Mares of Trinidad; his children, Bernard (Holly) Mares of Littleton and Paulette Bayard of Lakewood; two sisters, Marie Williams of Denver and Tressie Teegarden of Arizona; as well as six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. today in the Trinity Episcopal Church in Trinidad with Rev. Janet Rawlins officiating.

Marez, Berlinda
Berlinda Marez - Pueblo Chieftain - August 30, 1999 - Berlinda Marez, 36, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord Aug. 29, 1999.Born on Feb. 18, 1963, in Pueblo. Preceded in death by one brother, Kenny Griego- one niece, Gabrielle- and grandma and grandpa Griego. Survived by her loving husband, Silfredo A. Marez, Pueblo- sons, Anthony Marez and Izac Marez-daughters, Janel (Thomas) Sandoval, Laura Marez and Antoinette Marez- parents, LeRoy Saiz, and Marina Valenzuela, both of Pueblo- stepfather, Art Valenzuela, Pueblo- brothers, LeRoy Saiz Jr., Pueblo, Gilbert Valenzuela, Charles Valenzuela, Jason Valenzuela, Angela (Steve) Martinez, Michelle Saiz and Melody Saiz, all of Pueblo. Berlinda was a member of Agape Fellowship Church. She enjoyed her ceramics classes. Viewing, 1-6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Chapel. Memorial prayer service, 7 p.m. Tuesday and funeral service, 10a.m. Wednesday, both at Chapel with Pastors Larry Ruiz and Lawrence DeHerrera officiating. Cremation to follow. Relatives and friends will be received at 1227 E. 10th, Pueblo.

Marez, Cristobal
Cristobal "Chris" Marez - Pueblo Chieftain - March 11, 2004 - Cristobal "Chris" Marez, 77, born in Porta De Luna, N.M., has begun his journey into his new life on March 9, 2004, due to a lengthy illness. Chris was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Manuelita "Molly" Marez; children, Dave (Flo) Marez, Maxine (Michael) Ulibarri; grandchildren, Savannah and Jared Ulibarri, Shawna (Tommy) Ballman, Jamie (Fidel) Ayala, Chris and Jake Marez; great-grandchildren, Rebecca Ayala, T.J. and Aliyah Ballman and Isable Marez. Chris was a man who loved his family dearly. He served in the U.S. Navy and retired from the CF&I. Chris will be dearly missed by his family and friends. A special thanks to hospice, who was very helpful and supportive. Rosary, 8 p.m. Friday, and funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Saturday; both services at Holy Family Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Marez, Danny
Danny Marez - Pueblo Chieftain - June 10, 2005 - Danny Marez , age 48, a resident of Belen, NM, peacefully joined Our Lord and Savior on Tuesday, June 7, 2005, while he was a patient at the VA Hospital in Albuquerque. He was a member of the Catholic Church. Danny was a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps. He worked for the United States Post Office for many years. He graduated with an Associates of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from the University of New Mexico Valencia Campus, and an Associates of Applied Science degree from the University of Southern Colorado in Pueblo. Danny was a master carpenter and craftsman. He loved building furniture for his grandchildren. He enjoyed working on his home and yard. Danny truly loved his children and grandchildren and he was always there to lend a helping hand. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary in 1996; one sister, Mary also in 1996; and a brother Demecio “Sal” in 1998. Danny is survived by his father, Joe C. Marez of Pueblo, CO; four children, Danny and his wife, Patricia of Albuquerque, Anthony and his wife, Michelle of Belen, Sharlene Brenheiser and her husband, Wesley of Belen, and Tiki Marez of Albuquerque; seven grandchildren, and three more due this year. He is also survived by the loving mother of his children, Audrey Marez of Albuquerque; three brothers, Manuel and his wife, Antoinette of Pueblo, Colo., Robert of Pueblo, Colo., and Candido “Bobby” and his wife, Deidre of North Ridge, Calif; sisters, Jennie Lopez and her husband, Benny, Silvia Marez Fansua, Cristella Torres, Jessie Goff and her husband, Jim of Edgewood, NM, and Gloria Gonzales all of Pueblo, Colo. Services will be held at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church beginning with a viewing on Thursday, June 9 from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. A rosary is to be recited at 7:00 p.m. A final visitation will take place on Friday, June 10 from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. with the Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. Interment will take place at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St. Belen.

Marez, Dorothy L.
Dorothy L. Marez - Pueblo Chieftain - December 06, 2005 - Dorothy L. Marez, 52, passed away Dec. 3, 2005, in Pueblo, Colo. Dorothy was born Aug. 4, 1953, in Pueblo, Colo., to Bennie and Lucille Laydon. She was preceded in death by her father, Bennie Laydon; and sister, Patricia Laydon-Frank. Survived by her husband of 33 years, Joe Marez; two daughters, Lisa Marez (Juan Lopez) and Mindi (Jesse) Quintana; son, Joe Marez III; grandchildren, Jess, Loveliah, JaiQu and Jecei Jayn; mother, Lucille Laydon; sisters, Arleen (Joe) Gasparetti, JoJo (Joe Roybal), Nancy (Jerry) Caro and Janet (Steve) Cruz; and brother, Bennie (Linda) Laydon; also numerous nephews, nieces and longtime friend, Frank Herrera. Dorothy was a graduate of South High School. She loved to spend time with her family and friends, especially with her grandchildren, whom she adored so much. Dorothy was diagnosed with cancer several years ago. Any donations may be made to the Sangre De Cristo Hospice or the American Cancer Society in her name. At her request, cremation with no viewing. Service, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005, Romero Chapel. Immediately following the service, the family will receive family and friends in the Romero Hall next door for food and refreshments.

Marez, Ercelia
Ercelia Marez - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home - February 24, 2004 - Ercelia Marez, 82, passed away February 22, 2004. She was born on November 3, 1921 to Castulo and Crusita Gonzalez in Branson, Colorado. Ercelia married Henry B. Marez on August 30, 1947 in Raton, NM. They resided in Trinidad for more than 30 years. She was preceded in death by her parents and 14 brothers and sisters. Ercelia is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Henry of the family home; sons, Henry Marez and Michael Marez both of Denver; daughters, Dorothy (Gabriel) Delacruz of Denver, Arlene Marez of Weston, Lynn (Dino) Salvatori of Denver; grandchildren, David, Christopher and Lauren Marez, Aaron and Ruben Delacruz, Dario Valdez, Andrew Santistevan and Jolene Garcia, Christie and Robby Salvatori, three great grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, February 25 from 2 to 7 p.m. with a rosary to follow at 7 p.m. at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home Chapel. A Graveside service is scheduled for Thursday, February 27 at 10:30 a.m. at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver on Friday, February 27 at 10:30 p.m. Active pallbearers are grandsons, David Marez, Christopher Marez, Aaron Delacruz, Ruben Delacruz, Andrew Santistevan and Robby Salvatori. Honorary pallbearers are grand daughters, Christie Salvatori, Lauren Marez and Jolene Garcia. The family may be reached at 635 W. Jefferson Street, Trinidad, CO 81082. The family of Ercelia Marez has entrusted arrangements to the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home.

Marez, Pauline M.
Pauline M. Marez - Pueblo Chieftain - March 28, 2000 - Pauline M. Marez, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, went to be with the Lord March 26, 2000. Born March 16, 1930, to Pablo and Amalia Martinez, who preceded her in death. Survived by her loving husband of 52 years, John J. Marez, of the family home, children Yvonne (Karl) Feller, Patricia (Michael) Owens-Gonzales, Robert (Susan) Marez, Richard (Wilma) Marez, Annette (Martin) Cornett, Sheri (Butch) Batchelder and John P. Marez; her grandchildren, Christopher, Jennifer, Karla, Amanda, Richie, Monique, Bobby, Megan, Rachel and Baby Cornett; great-grandchildren, Gabrielle and Steven; brothers, Leo Martinez and Louis (Bernadine) Martinez; sisters, Chonita Archuleta, Mary Maldonado, Mercedes (Fred) Olivo and Rosalie Noss; sisters-in-law, Annie Green and Rita Garcia; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Imperial Funeral Home. Rosary, 7 p.m. today and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday. Both services at Christ the King Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Mariana, Salvatore
Salvatore Mariana – Eagle Valley Enterprise – May 4, 1917 – Explosion in Hastings Mine – Note: Salvatore Mariana is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, April 27, 1917. Salvatore Mariana: Italian, age 25, 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.” http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/hastings.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Mariani, Augustine J.
Augustine J. Mariani - Pueblo Chieftain - June 15, 2005 - Augustine J. Mariani, 83, born Sept. 22, 1921, passed away June 11, 2005. Preceded in death by her husband, Renzo Mariani. Survived by her children, Ken Mariani and Janet Mariani; sister, Edith (John) Holiman; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Augustine was the former Pueblo city/county treasurer. Viewing, noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Alzheimer's Association in memory of Augustine.

Mariano, Flora May
Flora May Mariano - Pueblo Chieftain - April 04, 1986 - Flora May Mariano, 68, lifelong Trinidad resident, died Wednesday, April 2, 1986, at Mt. San Rafael Hospital in Trinidad. She was born March 12, 1918, in Trinidad to Fay H. Allen and Edna Murry Allen. She attended Trinidad schools, graduating from Trinidad High School in 1936. In 1941, she served as a registered nurse in the U.S. Army during World War II, and later worked at Mt. San Rafael Hospital for Dr. Beshoar and at Colorado General before retiring in 1955. On March 22, 1960, she was united in marriage to Tom Mariano in Del Norte, Colo. She is survived by her husband, Tom Mariano of Trinidad; daughter, Jerri (Franklin) Connell, Del Norte; two sons, Robert N. (Mardi) Webb of Masonville, Colo., and Allen R. (Carole) Webb of Portland, Ore.; two step-daughters, Frances (Duane) Howard and Gloria (Frank) Coke, both of Trinidad; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Edna (George) Martin of Trinidad and Opal (Mose) Russell of Kim, Colo.; brothers, A. Dale Allen of Arizona, and numerous other relatives. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 5, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Trinidad, followed by interment in Masonic Cemetery. Family may call any time.

Mariano, Kristie Rae
Kristie Rae "Yi-yah" Mariano - Pueblo Chieftain - May 25, 2000 - Kristie Rae "Yi-yah" Mariano, 22, was in a tragic accident and went to be with her Lord on May 22, 2000. She is survived by her beloved sons, Isaiah Jude and Jeremiah Moonstorm, who she loved with all her soul and their father, Mark Hernandez; son, Jeffrey Allen Bastian and his father, Sean Bastian; her beloved heart child, Anthony Michael Ramos for whom she yearned everyday of her life; mother, Patricia J. Mariano; sisters, Tina Ramos, Patti and Gypsy Mariano, Laura Luna; brother, Jason Mariano; brothers-in-law, Charley, Matt and Jim. She was Yi-yah to nephews, Joey, Kenny, Dylan, Raymie, Brian and Gabriel; nieces, Amber, Raven and Aurelia and auntie to many others. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Kristie was intensely socially and politically active through Youth Empowerment, Youth Incentive, Concerned Parents, S.A.F.E. and fought for all causes she believed in. She had tremendous faith in God and also kept her mind open to ideas such as the theory of GAIA. Her hopes and dreams included becoming a day-care provider, traveling with her children to Europe, riding every roller coaster in the country and having a daughter. Her family will miss her deeply but celebrates her life in Christ. Kristie was born May 27, 1977, and will celebrate her 23rd birthday in Heaven. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at West Street Baptist Church, 1001 West, with Pastor Douglas Morris officiating. Contributions may be made to Decibel Credit Union, c/o Mariano brothers, 300 W. Fifth St., Pueblo, Colo., 81003.

Marich, Cleone June
Cleone June (Lile) Marich - Pueblo Chieftain - January 01, 2003 - Cleone June (Lile) Marich, 65, passed away Dec. 29, 2002. She was born June 4, 1937, in Pueblo, Colo., to Daries and Merle Lile. Survived by mother, Merle Lile; husband of 26 years, Yogi (Bud) Marich; children, Robbin (Bill) Belding, Rebecca (Bob) Hadley, Tina (Dave) Garcia, Timothy (Leann) Minton; grandchildren, Tracy, Michael, Michele, Rachael, Heidi, Heather, Chris, George, Jamilee, Nicole and Daries; brothers, Gerald and Jerry Lile; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by father, Daries Lile; sisters, Wanda Miller, Fern Harrer; and brother, Daries Charles Lile. Cleone enjoyed sewing for her grandchildren, raising a garden, canning, embroidering, watching the Broncos and baking potica for friends and family for the holidays. Cleone was proud of her children and grandchildren's musical talents and enjoyed going to their concerts. She worked at the Alibi Lounge for 17 years and owned Little Steak House on Prairie Avenue. Viewing, 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to Dream Weavers in her memory.

Marich, Jennie J.
Jennie J. Marich - Pueblo Chieftain - January 19, 2003 - Jennie J. Marich, 92, passed away Jan. 17, 2003. She was born July 7, 1910, in Pueblo. She was preceded in death by parents, Bude and Deva Marich; daughter, Millie Springfield; sisters, Stana Chuich and Amelia Sabec; and brothers, Eso "Nick" Marich and George R. Marich. She is survived by her children, Robert (Nancy) Marich, Milan "Mike" Marich and Sophia Marich; grandchildren, Karen Springfield, Michael (Lucy) Marich and Elaine (Scott) Martin; great-grandchildren, Ryan and Zachary Marich and Camerron Martin; sister, Pauline Borich; and brother, George B. Marich; and numerous nieces and nephews. Jennie retired from the Pueblo Army Depot in 1976. She was a member of Pueblo Aerie No. 145, FOE Ladies Auxiliary and was a 50 year member of Eastern Star. Jennie loved traveling, crocheting, baking, gardening and her favorite cats. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Monday, at the Funeral Home. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Tuesday, at George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Marich, Joe
Joe Marich - Walsenburg World - July 19, 1937 - Joe Marich, Well Known Resident, Taken By Death – Joe Marich, well known 45 year-old resident of Walsenburg, was claimed by sudden death at his home late Saturday night following a heart attack believed to have been caused by a trip into the mountains. Enroute to Muleshoe lodge, at the foot of La Veta Pass, Marich became suddenly ill when the altitude evidently effected his heart. He was rushed home in a semi-conscious condition and later removed to a hospital, however, he failed to recover. He had been owner of the M. and O. billiard parlor on Main Street (incomplete).

Maricle, Kenneth E.
Kenneth E. Maricle - Huerfano World - October 27, 1994 - Longtime summer resident Kenneth E. Maricle died at his home in Albuquerque, NM, Oct. 14, 1994. Burial was in National Cemetery in Santa Fe. The Maricle family were early Cuchara residents.

Marine, Lupe
Lupe Marine - Pueblo Chieftain - December 11, 2004 - Lupe Marine, 81, born Sept. 28, 1923, departed this life Dec. 8, 2004. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Thelma Vialpando Marine in 2000; and daughter, Inez Lloyd. Survived by his children, Josephine Luevano, of California, Lupe (Tina) Marine, Arizona, John (Joan) Marine, New Mexico, Teddy (Marina) Marine, Colorado, Rosanna (Julio) Talero, Nebraska, Diana Drent, Nebraska, Annette Borgognone, Colorado, and Sandra (Mike) Nemer of Colorado. Also survived by 25 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and brother, Tony (Marie) Marine. Lupe was a longtime Boone resident. Lupe retired from the Pueblo Army Depot and also worked at the Pueblo Raptor Center after his retirement. He was a member of Charro Club and participated in many Fiesta Day Parades. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and shared his love of the outdoors with his children and grandchildren. At his request, cremation with no viewing. Rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday, and memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14th; both services at Sacred Heart Church in Avondale. Inurnment, Tuesday, Roselawn Cemetery. The family may be contacted at the family home in Boone.

Marine, Mary Ann
Mary Ann Marine - Pueblo Chieftain - November 17, 1999 - Mary Ann Marine, 83, departed this life Nov. 15, 1999, at IHS of Pueblo. Mrs. Marine was born Sept. 5, 1916, in Avondale. She was a homemaker. Preceded in death by her parents, Patrick and Eva (Martinez) Armenta; two husbands, Phillip Meehan and Joe Marine Sr.; daughter, Patricia Olivas; a sister, Isabel Cordova; a brother, Richard Armenta; and brothers-in-law, Andy Cordova and Rudy Gonzales. Survived by her children, Julia (Eutimio) Sandoval, Avondale, Chris (Anna) Meehan, Dorothy (Larry) Montoya and Linda Lou (Joe) Macione, all of Denver, Vangie (Ray) Martinez, Joe Marine Jr. and Juanita (Carl) Marine-Lovato, all of Pueblo, Gilbert Marine, California, Theresa Mayfield and Tillie (Robert) Ortega, both of Fountain; son-in-law, Ben Olivas, Pueblo; 34 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Mrs. Marine's great joy was her family, spending the holidays and special events such as birthdays with them. Each of her children was special to her. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Funeral Mass, 7 p.m. today. Scripture rosary, 10 a.m. Thursday. Both services, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Avondale, Rev. Maurice O. Gallagher, celebrant. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 3111 W. 27th St. and the church hall following the services.

Marine, Thelma
Thelma Marine - Pueblo Chieftain - January 24, 2000 - Thelma Marine, passed away Jan. 22, 2000. Survived by husband, Lupe Marine; children, Josephine (Raul) Luevano, San Jose, Calif., Lupe (Tina) Marine, Temecula, Calif., John (Joan) Marine, Albuquerque, N.M., Theodore Marine, Pueblo, Rosanna (Julio) Talero, Lincoln, Neb., Diana (Laurin) Drent, Lincoln, Neb., Annette (Tony) Borgognone, Pueblo, and Sandra Nemer of Colorado Springs. Also survived by 22 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, four sisters and two brothers. Preceded in death by daughter, Inez Lloyd; grandson, Gerald Lloyd; and one brother. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial Mass, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2000, 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart of Avondale. Private inurnment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Marino, Agnes
Agnes Marino - Pueblo Chieftain - December 8, 1987 - Agnes Marino, Dec. 7, 1987. Wife of Mike Marino; beloved mother of Rosemary (Ronald) Runyan and Carl (Rosemary) Marino, both of Pueblo; sister of Rose Massarotti, Pueblo. Survived also by her grandchildren, Carl Marino, Regina Marino, Laura Runyan, Mike Runyan and Eddie Runyan; and brothers-in-law, Joe (Josephine) Marino, Kelly Marino and Tony (Catherine) Marino, all of Pueblo. Preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Rosalie Spoone, and brothers, Charles, Tony, Jack, and Joe Spoone. A lifelong resident of Pueblo, Mrs. Marino was a member of St. Francis Xavier Parish, Altar and Rosary Society, and Ladies Auxiliary, American Legion Post 203. Services, St. Francis Xavier Church: Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Tuesday, and Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. Wednesday. Interment, Roselawn. The family will greet friends in the Mediterranean Room following the rosary Tuesday evening. They respectfully request that donations of food be omitted.

Marino, Geraldine
Geraldine "Geri" Marino - Pueblo Chieftain - September 14, 2005 - Geraldine "Geri" Marino, 73, of Pueblo, passed away on Sept. 13, 2005. Geri is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Ralph Marino; children, Linda (Craig) Boal, Bruce (Betty) Marino, Mary (Eric) Dicus, Sara (David) Burt; grandchildren, Michelle (Rick) Tyler, Bobby, Rebecca, Joshua, Kristina, Lief, Brent; great-grandchildren, Thomas, Anthony, Lorenzo. She was preceded in death by her grandson, Mikey Tannahill. Geri was an avid Broncos fan and a "Bingo Nut." She enjoyed going to Cripple Creek. Geri loved reading and was a great mother. She is going to be deeply missed. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Donations may be made to Fuenta de Vida at the Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Geri's memory. Visitation, 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, Roselawn Funeral Home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005, Holy Family Catholic Parish. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Marino, Gladys Nadine
Gladys Nadine Marino - Pueblo Chieftain - June 25, 2006 - Gladys Nadine Marino, 85, departed this life June 20, 2006. She is survived by her son, Joseph L. (Brenda) Marino; daughter, Ida Rae Marino; grandchildren, Mark (Kerrie) Marino and Lizzy Marino; and great-grandchildren, Brodie and Gianna and Dauson and Tanner. Also survived by her sister, Elsie Brazier; brother, Edward Vadnal; former daughter-in-law, Mariellen Marino; and numerous nieces, nephews and special friends. Preceded in death by her former husband, Joseph “J. R.” Marino; parents, Joseph and Mary Vadnal; and brothers and sisters, Anna, Zona, Mary, Vickie, Joseph, Jennie and John. Gladys was born April 23, 1921, in Pueblo, Colo. She attended St. Mary's grade school and graduated from Central High School in 1938. Gladys worked at the Kress store on Main Street during World War II. After her children were grown, she went to work at J.C. Penney's, the Denver and Mervyn's. She became an instant friend to everyone she met. Her family was the love of her life. She loved being at home, playing polka music, and cooking for her kids and grandkids. She enjoyed taking them to the park to feed the ducks, to Taffy's for ice cream and watching their baseball games. Gladys made the trip to Las Vegas twice a year. Her favorite entertainer was Tom Jones. She and her daughter Ida were regulars at Circus Circus, Bally's and Bellagio slot machines. Memorial Mass will be held 10 a.m. Monday, June 26, 2006, at St. Mary Church, 307 E. Mesa Ave. Inurnment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family and friends will be received following the services at the church hall to celebrate Gladys's life.

Marino, Joe
Joe Marino - Pueblo Chieftain - November 13, 2003 - Joe Marino, 73, of Pueblo, Colo. Passed away, Monday, Nov. 10, 2003. Preceded in death by his parents, Kelly and Rose Marino; brothers, Mike and Tony Marino. Survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Josephine Marino; children, Jim (Maria) Marino and Carl Marino; brother, Kelly Marino Jr.; grandchildren, Joey Marino and Jennifer Marino; and numerous nephews and nieces. Joe will be remembered as a hard worker; farming was his specialty. He was a very devoted family man. He will be deeply missed. Visitation, 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003, Roselawn Chapel. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 14, 2003, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Marino, Joseph
Joseph Marino - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - August 17, 1917 - Passing away at the age of 95 years, Pueblo lost one of her oldest inhabitants in the death of Joseph Marino, who died at a local hospital.

Marino, Joseph Ralph
Joseph Ralph “J.R.” Marino - Pueblo Chieftain - September 08, 2001 - Joseph Ralph "J.R." Marino, age 74, departed this life Sept. 6, 2001, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his son, Joseph L. (Brenda) Marino; daughter, Ida Rae Marino; mother of his children, Gladys N. Marino; and his sisters, Connie Marino (Gilio) Passera and Kay Devencenty. Grandfather of Mark (Kerrie) Marino, Brodie and Gianna, Lizzy (Trevor) Tate and Dauson and Tanner. Also survived by ex-daughter-in-law, Mariellen Marino; brother-in-law, Edward Vadnal; sister-in-law, Elsie Brazier; stepbrothers, Ted Trani, Tony (Dorothy) Trani and Flori Trani; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friend, Joy Sunderland. Preceded in death by his parents, Ida Busillo Marino and Ralph Marino; brother-in-law, Aldo Devencenty; mother-in-law, Mary Vadnal; father-in-law, Joseph Vadnal; stepfather, Alex Trani; and stepsister, Ann Costello. Joe was born Jan. 15, 1927, in Pueblo, Colo. He attended Eden Grade School and completed the eighth grade. He joined the Navy when he was 16 years old and served on the USS West Virginia during World War II. He was the founder and owner of J.R. Marino Construction Company for over 35 years, building over 1,200 houses in the 1950s and 1960s, mainly in the Sunset Park area. Joe was past president of the General Contractors Association, the Pueblo Home Builders and a member of American Legion Post No. 2. He was instrumental in getting the Carpenters Union started in Pueblo. He used to love to go to Las Vegas for New Year's and play the slot machines and watch his favorite entertainers, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Louie Prima and Keely Smith and loved stock cars and racing at the old Pueblo Speedway. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, St. Joseph Church in Blende. Inurnment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family and friends will be received at 253 Mangrum Drive, Pueblo West, following the service.

Marino, Margaret A.
Margaret A. Marino - Pueblo Chieftain - December 27, 2002 - Margaret A. Marino, 83, born Feb. 26, 1919, passed away Dec. 25, 2002. Preceded in death by her husband, Charles Marino; parents, John and Anna Stanko; brothers, Lawrence and Donald Stanko. Survived by children, Pat Latino, Robert C. "Bob" (Judi) Marino and Janet (Vern) Weber; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson; sister, Martha Frattarelli; sisters-in-law, Edith and Lorraine Stanko. Margaret loved to cook and worked at Iannes Pizzeria for over 25 years. She was dedicated to her family and friends and was an avid Bingo player. The family will receive friends during the viewing, Friday, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, Saturday, 10 a.m., at Holy Family Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Phillip H. Woods, the staff at Life Care Center of Pueblo, and her special friend, Elsie. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation or Life Care Center in her memory.

Marino, Michael
Michael Marino – Durango Wage Earner – May 10, 1906 – Pueblo, May 8. – This city was the scene today of a rather desperate riot in which one man was killed and several injured.  It was the result of labor troubles at the Pueblo smelter, and resulted, at 6 o'clock this morning, in the liveliest sort of rioting.  It seems that upon being refused higher pay and shorter hours the smelter men struck and left their work.  The smelter authorities desired the strikers to leave the vicinity, but as they did not go peacefully the police were called and ordered to disperse the men.  Then trouble immediately followed.  The strikers, assisted by their wives, attacked the officers, in which they tugged freely, and a general fight ensued.  One striker was instantly shot to death by a score of deputies and a number of others were badly injured by being clubbed.  Several deputies were struck with stones and clubs from the hands of the women and were seriously hurt, notably, T. J. Burrows and W. H. Loar.  When Sheriff McMillan realized that the assault threatened the lives of his men he ordered them to shoot to kill.  A volley was fired and the rioters immediately dispersed, leaving on the field of battle Michael Marino, a man of 26, who was found to be dead from a bullet that had entered the breast.  More trouble is expected.

Marino, Theresa Marie
Theresa Marie Marino - Pueblo Chieftain - May 14, 1987 - Theresa Marie Marino, 931 Currie, May 12, 1987. Mother of Betty (Richard) Golob, Rose Mary (Harold) McKinney and Joseph (Linda) Marino, all of Pueblo. Sister of Tony (Helen) Ianne, Joe (Virginia) Ianne, Josephine (John) Pullaro; Mike Cortese and Carmen (Joann) Mastreno. Grandmother of Jody, Terri, Bubs, Randy, Joe, Kevin, Kelly, Ronnie, Robin, and Charlene. Great-grandmother of Johnny, Chris and Alex. Survived also by several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, including John Marino and Marge Marino; several nieces and nephews, including her special niece, Rose Marie, and nephew, Russell. Mrs. Marino was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption parish and the Ladies Fidelity Lodge of the Columbian Federation No. 56. She was employed by Ianne's Pizzeria for more than 30 years. Services: Our Lady of the Assumption Church: Mass of Christian Burial, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; rosary, 10 a.m. Friday. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. The family will greet friends at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Golob, 931 Currie.

Marino, Tony
Tony Marino - Pueblo Chieftain - July 26, 2001 - Tony Marino, age 81, born Oct. 28, 1919, passed away July 25, 2001. Mr. Marino was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Marino, in 1995. He is survived by his children, Tony Marino, Roseann Ford, Louis (Linda) Marino, and Charles (Cala) Marino. Grandfather of Cindy Mascarenas and great-grandfather of Catarina and Anthony Mascarenas. Also survived by his brothers, Joe (Josephine) Marino and Kelly Marino, brother-in-law, Charles Orestani; numerous nieces and nephews and many numerous friends. Mr. Marino was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during World War II. He was retired from Alpha Beta Meat Packing Co. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial service, Friday, 2 p.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Funeral notices in Memoriam.

Marino, Tony
Tony "Goof" Marino - Pueblo Chieftain - July 15, 2000 - Tony "Goof" Marino, 89, formerly of Pueblo, passed away on June 23, 2000, in Fresno, Calif. Tony was a resident of Fresno since 1950. Predeceased by parents, Joseph and Catherine Marino of Naples, Italy; sisters, Conjet Sarlo, Mary Odorizzi, Lena Marino and Helen DePedro; and brothers, Ralph, Louie, Charlie, and Tony Marino. Survived by brother, John Marino, Pueblo; and sister, Rose DiSanti, Albuquerque, N.M. Services were held at Boice Funeral Home in Clovis, Calif., on June 28.

Marion, Victoria
Victoria Cristiano Marion - Pueblo Chieftain - May 21, 2000 - Victoria Cristiano Marion, retired principal of Sunset Park School, died Friday, May 19, 2000. Her husband, Vincent Marion, preceded her in death. She is survived by her brother, Frank (Jeanne) Cristiano of Sun City West, Ariz.; Vincent (Eleonore) Cristiano of Denver; Catherine Ramaciotti of Las Vegas, Nev.; and Eugene E. (Anne) Cristiano of Los Angeles, Calif. She is also survived by her niece, Carole R. Cristiano (Stephen) Asher; nephews, Frank V. Cristiano, Gary Cristiano, Eugene F. Cristiano; and by grand-nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her late husband's nephew and niece, Frank and Carole Ricotta, who took wonderful, constant care of her. She received her master of arts degree in school administration from the University of Denver. Victoria taught and served as principal in several area schools and retired as principal of Sunset Park School, where the media center is named after her. She served on many professional organizations, including Delta Kappa Gamma Delta Chapter and Colorado State Principals Committee. After retirement, she taught Italian to adults and helped organize the Dante Alighieri Society and continued to be active in the community. Viewing, Monday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Tuesday, 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. Funeral Mass, Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Shrine of St. Therese. Entombment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers.

Mark, Amelia
Mrs. Amelia Mark - World Independent – March 31, 1947 – Mrs. Amelia Mark, 62, a resident of Huerfano county since 1912, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary Pugnetti, in the Santa Clara district, yesterday. She was born August 26, 1884, in Austria. She came to this country 35 years ago and her family was engaged in ranching. They retired about four years ago. Survivors include two brothers, Giuseppe Patauner and Louis Patauner, both of Austria, two sons, Charles and Matt Mark, both of Detroit, by one daughter, Mrs. Pugnetti, and by four grandchildren. Rosary services will be held this evening at 7:30 at the Unfug-Peet chapel. Funeral services will be tomorrow (Tuesday) morning at 9:30 at the chapel, and at 10 o'clock at the St. Mary church. Interment will be in the St. Mary cemetery, under the direction of Unfug-Peet.

Mark, Boyd and Shirley
Boyd and Shirley Mark - Huerfano World - May 14, 1992 - Utah Couple Killed - Boyd and Shirley Mark of Lawton, UT, were killed May 7 in a head-on crash on 1-25, nine miles south of Walsenburg. Mrs. Mark, 55, was driving a 1989 Chevrolet CEO south on 1-25 when she drove off the right side of the road, striking a guardrail. The vehicle went across the road and through the median into the north-bound lane where it hit a 1981 Cadillac head-on. Both Mrs. Mark and her husband, a passenger, died at the scene of massive head and chest injuries, according to the State Highway Patrol report. The couple in the Cadillac, Tom and Suzanne Blinkinsop of Colorado Springs, were taken to St. Francis Hospital in Colorado Springs for treatment of injuries sustained. Both were reported in serious but stable condition Friday.

Mark, Matt
Matt Mark - Huerfano World - August 5, 1993 - Matt Mark, 86, of Aguilar, died July 30, 1993 in Walsenburg Care Center where he had been a patient for one day. Born in Austria May 9, 1907, he traveled for sometime and was in the military service for a short period of time in 1927. He lived in Detroit, MI, but had spent the past 30 years in Colorado. Survivors include a sister, Mary Pugnetti, Aguilar; nieces and nephews. Cremation. No service at this time.

Mark, Oleva
Oleva Mark - Pueblo Chieftain - June 07, 1986 - Oleva Mark of Aguilar died June 5, 1986. Mother of Karen Walker, Ruby Jackson, Donnie Soles, Taft, Calif., Jesse Soles and Brock Soles, Oakdale, Calif., Marion Soles, Aguilar, Johnny Soles, Fellows, Calif. Daughter of Eula Gentry, Fellows. Also survived by nine grandchildren and other relatives. Graveside service, 3 p.m. Sunday, Masonic Cemetery.

Mark, Robert D.
Robert D. Mark - Pueblo Chieftain - May 24, 2006 - Robert D. Mark, 51, longtime resident of Texas, passed away May 9, 2006. Born Feb. 23, 1955, in Pueblo, Colo. Survived by his son, Justin Robert (Mark) Frazier; mother, JoAnn (Robert E.) Kirscht; brother, Richard (Karen) Mark; sister, Karen Houston; numerous extended family; special friends, James and Debbie Hunnicutt, B.C. and Mary Meyer; and many more friends in Texas. Preceded in death by his father, Roderick D. Mark. Cremation and memorial service already held in Texas. Inurnment beside his maternal grandparents, Marjorie and Francis Mower, 9:30 a.m. Friday, Imperial Memorial Gardens, with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Marker, Jake (Child of )
Child of Jake Marker - Huerfano World - October 20, 1994 - This Week in La Veta History - 1892:  A child of Jake Marker died in Rouse last Sunday and was buried here Monday.

Marker, Sara E.
Sara E. Marker - Walsenburg World-Independent - April 23, 1945 - Sara E. Marker, for many years a resident of the La Veta community, died at home of her son, Laurence, of Alamosa, yesterday. She had been receiving medical treatment there for the past several days. She was born April 5, 1870, in Georgia, and died at the age of 75. She is survived by three sons, Laurence, Dewey of Phoenix, Ariz., and Evan of La Veta; by two brothers, Morgan Patterson of Lafayetto, and Josh of Longmont; by one sister, Mrs. Pearl Kitchen of La Veta. Also by six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow (Tuesday) afternoon at the La Veta Baptist church, with the Rev. J. H. Gerault officiating. Interment will be in the La Veta cemetery, under the direction of the Unfug-Peet mortuary. Huerfano World - April 23, 1998 - This Week in La Veta History - 1945: Sara E. Marker, born in Georgia in 1870, died, leaving sons Laurence, Dewey and Evan, brother Morgan Patterson and sister Pearl Kitchen.

Markes, George
George Markes – Eagle Valley Enterprise – May 4, 1917 – Explosion in Hastings Mine – Note: George Markes is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, April 27, 1917. George Markes: Austrian, age 23, single. He was a driver 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.” http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/hastings.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Markham, Ben
Ben Markham - Huerfano World - September 19, 1991 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1920: Ben Markham, a Mutual miner, was struck and killed by a northbound D&RG near Red Camp. [Editor's Note: Ben Markham died September 13, 1920. Obituary listed World Independent, September 14, 1920, Page 1.]

Markham, George Sr.
George Markham Sr. - Walsenburg World - December 4, 1913 - George Markham Sr. an aged veteran of the Civil War and a member of the G.A.R. died last Wednesday night [November 26, 1913] at his home on 8th Street. Mr. Markham has lived in the County ever since the close of the Civil War. The greater part of his life was spent on the Huerfano and is one of the settlers in this County. His entire life in the County has been as a progressive and peaceful citizen. He leaves a widow and six grown children, all of them were called to his bedside. Some did not arrive in time to see their dying father, reaching here in time to receive the sad news of their father's death. Mrs. Ed Morrison came from Ignacio Colo., Susie Markham from California, Marie Dice, Tillie Brown all being daughters of Mr. Markham. George Markham and Lincoln Markham being the two sons. George Markham lives at present in Walsenburg. Lincoln being the youngest member of the family also came from Ignacio, Colo. Mr. Markham was born in Lansing Mich., February 12, 1830, and was 83 years 9 months and 14 days old. The funeral services were held at his residence on west eighth street at 2:00 p.m. November 29, 1913, under the directions of the G.A.R. Mr. Markham was honored with a very befitting burial, the C.N.G. giving him honor of a military burial to which Mr. Markham was fully entitled. The funeral was well attended by people coming from a long distance. C.R. Squires of Escort, Kan., a nephew of Mr. Markham's also is here. The bereaved family has the sympathy of the entire community.

Markham, Maria Natividad
Maria Natividad Martinez Markham - Huerfano World - July 26, 1918 - Mrs. George Markham [Maria Natividad Martinez] one of the oldest pioneer residents of Walsenburg passed away at the family residence on east eight street, Sunday, July 14, 1918. Mrs. Markham was born in Costilla, New Mexico in 1855 and came to this county when she was nine years old. In 1866 she met and married Mr. George Markhamwho had distinguished himself during the Civil War on the side of the Union. The family consisted of eleven children, six of which are living. All but two of the children were present when the end came but arrived in time for the funeral. After short services at the Catholic church interment took place at the Masonic cemetery by the side of her husband who died five years ago.

Markham, Norma Jean
Norma Jean (Davis) Markham - Pueblo Chieftain - June 06, 2005 - Norma Jean (Davis) Markham, 67, Aurora, passed away unexpectedly June 1, 2005. She will be missed by her children, grandchildren, siblings and beloved dogs. She was born in Pueblo, Colo., Jan. 20, 1938, to Lester and Goldie Davis and attended Central High School. She was preceded in death by her husband John Markham in November 1993. She is survived by her daughters, Colleen Yaklich, Monterey County, Calif., Cathy Hager, Fort Collins, Bev Yaklich, Winter Park and Jan Yaklich, Pueblo; her son Larry Yaklich, Englewood, Colo., seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two brothers, a sister, several nieces and nephews, and her beloved dogs Monique and Megan. Services, 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2005, Crown Hill Rose Arbor Chapel, Lakewood, Colo.

Markham, Theodore A.
Theodore A. "Ted" Markham - Pueblo Chieftain - September 18, 1999 - Theodore A. "Ted" Markham, 57, of Buena Vista, died Sept. 16, 1999, at his home. Employee of Department of Corrections for 30 years. Survived by wife, Joyce Markham, of the home; two sons, Eric of Buena Vista and Bret (Jennie); and grandsons, Jordan and Brendon, all of Canon City; brothers, James (Mary Rose) Markham of San Antonio, Texas, and Ben (Shelley) Markham of Albuquerque, N.M., and a sister, Marianne Markham of Colorado Springs; and his wife's parents, Charles and Barbara Martin of Boone, Colo. Services, 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, First Baptist Church in Fowler with burial in Fowler Cemetery.

Markham, William Oliver
William Oliver Markham - Walsenburg - February 1909 - William Oliver Markham, 15, died of appendicitis. [Editor's note: Markham, William Oliver 2/4/1909 WW 2/11/1909 1 Age 15.]

Markley, Jane A.
Jane Amanda Markley - Pueblo Chieftain - June 01, 2003 - Jane Amanda Markley, 52, of Pueblo West, went home to be with the Lord on May 28, 2003. After a lengthy, eight-year battle with cancer, Jane passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family and friends. Born on Sept. 26, 1950, Fort Dodge, Iowa, to the union of Charles and Hellen Isaacson. She is preceded in death by daughter, Baby Girl Markley; and father-in-law, Jerry B. Markley. She is survived by loving husband of 34 years, Dan L. Markley of the family home; children, Stacy L. (Claude) Hatch of Colorado Springs, Kristi (Gailan) Van Meter of Pueblo West; grandchildren, Amanda and Jessica Valdez, Haylie and Jayson Van Meter; step-grandchildren, Tawni and Cody Hatch; brothers and sister, Chuck (Pam) Isaacson, Mary Larson and Tom (Sherry) Isaacson; and mother-in-law, Bobbie Markley. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and Jane's special angels. Jane was one of the first employees of the Target Distribution Center where she dedicated 17 years of service. She was a member of Praise Assembly of God Church, and she volunteered her time helping new mothers with the Bright Beginnings program through Target/United Way. She was also very comforting and supportive to others suffering from cancer. Some would say she was the caregiver and not the patient. In her spare time, she enjoyed traveling to Mexico, playing golf and fishing at Taylor Reservoir. Her favorite pastime was “shopping.” Jane was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. The lives she touched will forever remember her friendly smile, her giving heart and her helpful hand. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2003, Praise Assembly of God Church, 2000 Troy Ave., Pueblo, Colo. Family will receive friends immediately following the service at the church hall for a time of fellowship. Those who wish may make memorial contributions in memory of Jane A. Markley to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home.

Markley, Jerry B.
Jerry B. Markley - Pueblo Chieftain - October 01, 2002 - Jerry B. Markley, 70, passed away on Sept. 29, 2002, at his home in Pueblo West. Born on Sept. 15, 1932, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, to the union of Gernie and Eleonor Markley, who preceded him in death along with his brother, Duane Markley. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Roberta "Bobbie" E. Markley. He is also survived by his sister, Karen Burnell of Minnesota; sons, Danny L. (Jane) Markley, of Pueblo West, and David A. (Vicki) Markley of Bellevue, Neb.; grandchildren, Stacy (Claude) Hatch, Colorado Springs, Kristi (Gailan) Van Meter of Pueblo West, Kara, Natalie, and Ryan Markley of Bellevue, Neb.; and great-grandchildren, Amanda, Jessica, Haylie, Jayston; and step-great-grandchildren, Tawni and Cody Hatch. Jerry retired from the Celotex Corp. in Fort Dodge, Iowa, after 28 years and moved to Pueblo West, Colo., to be closer to family. He worked for the Pueblo West Metro District until he retired in 1997. Jerry loved golfing, gardening, cooking and the companionship of his two dogs, Tiffany and Buttons. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, Pueblo West Ecumenical Church. The family respectfully requests those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Jerry B. Markley memorial fund at any Vectra Bank.

Markowski, Eva P.
Eva P. Markowski - Pueblo Chieftain - October 11, 2005 - Eva P. Markowski, 90, born March 23, 1915, passed away Oct. 8, 2005. Preceded in death by her husband, John J. Markowski; and brothers, Alvin and Bill Fitzsimmons. Survived by her children, Don (Micki) Markowski, Dale (Jeanne) Markowski and Terryle (Brian) Schwalm; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and half-sisters, Shirley and Barbara. Eva was a charter member of Christ the King Catholic Parish, a member of the Altar Society and the Nocturnal Adoration Society since 1968. Viewing, noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Wednesday, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday; both services at Christ the King Catholic Parish. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Special thanks to Perry Markowski, her grandson who was her primary caregiver. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Frontier Hospice in Eva's memory in care of the funeral home office.

Markowski, John J.
John J. Markowski - Pueblo Chieftain - March 09, 2001 - Age 88, born May 14, 1912, passed away March 7, 2001. Survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Eva P. Markowski; and children, Donald (Micki) Markowski, Dale (Jeanne) Markowski and Terryle (Brian) Schwalm; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Josephine Frie and Bernadine Hardin; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Monica Markowski; brother, Ronald Markowski; and sister, Cecilia Chandler. John attended Central High School. He retired from the CF&I Steel Corp. in 1975 after 36 years of service. He was a charter member of Christ the King parish and the Nocturnal Adoration Society. Viewing, Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. and Monday, 8 a.m.. to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Rosary, Monday, 7 p.m., and funeral Mass, Tuesday, 10 a.m., both services at Christ the King Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Marks, Bessie Lenora
Bessie Lenora Marks - Walsenburg World - July 1903 - Mrs. Arthur M. Marks brought the remains of her infant child from Pueblo to Gardner last Friday and had it laid by the side of its father in the Gardner cemetery. It was very sad to see the widowed mother come unattended except by her sister-in-law to bury her babe. For some cause the letter she wrote to L. Z. Watkins several days previous failed to reach him until she was here with the corps. L. Z. Watkins, T. M. Hudson and Gus Addington then repaired to the cemetery and dug the grave. [Editor's note: contributed by kscott@kdsi.net]

Marks, Betty Lu
Betty Lu Marks - Pueblo Chieftain - January 31, 2002 - Passed away Jan. 27, 2002. Predeceased by her husband, Frank L. Marks; and sister, Susan Derby. Survived by brother, Dwaine Denney of Independence, Ore.; sisters, Martha Ruth Davis of Lompoc, Calif., Ruby Hodges of Colorado Springs; nephew, Albert C. Derby Jr. of Colorado Springs; nieces, Alice Allen of Las Vegas, and Shirley Emerson of Colorado Springs. At her request, no services will be held.

Marks, James Edward Jr.
James Edward Marks Jr. - Colorado Springs Gazette - November 27, 2007 - March 10, 1941 - November 24, 2007 Jim Marks passed away peacefully the morning of November 24th at the Odyssey Hospice in Colorado Springs at the age of 66. Jim was born in Manhattan, Kansas March 10, 1941. In summer of 1954, the family moved to the Pikes Peak Region shortly after which they moved to Chipita Park. Jim attended Manitou Springs High School graduating with the class of 1959. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in the fall of 1961 and completed a four year tour of duty. While a Marine, he was an aviation electronics technician. Jim later received his Associate of Arts degree from Pueblo Junior College. For many years he worked in the heavy construction trades around the Pikes Peak Region. Jim received has Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern Colorado in 1995 majoring in Construction Engineering. He recently retired from the Arapahoe County Engineering Department as a Field Inspector responsible for oversight of new development utility and road construction projects. Jim married Linda Olson on June 15th, 2005 in Gunnison. While their time together was too short, they enjoyed traveling and spending weekends and vacations sharing sights and destinations new and familiar. Jim's family and circle of friends will miss his indomitable spirit. Jim is survived by wife Linda (Olson) Marks; sister Nadine Beach and brother-in-law Bill Beach; brothers Raymond, Arthur, and Richard; Linda's sons: Lane and Luke Olson; father in law Robert W. Jobson of Flint Michigan; brother in law Rob W. Jobson Jr.; and numerous nephews and nieces. A visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 28th at the Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses. A Rosary Service will follow at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 29th at the Chapel. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery will follow. Memorials may be made to the Odyssey Hospice Foundation, 4465 Northpark Drive, Suite 400, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907.

Markt, Steven B.
Steven B. Markt – Newspaper Unknown – October 1999 – Garden City, Kansas - Steven B. Markt, 47, died Oct. 27, 1999, at Kearny County Hospital, Lakin. He was born Dec. 18, 1951, at Ames, Iowa, the son of Rex H. and Jean Peterson Markt. He attended high school at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and college at Southern Colorado State College. A Garden City resident since 1994, he worked for Coca-Cola, Walking Stick Golf Course and Coors, all at Pueblo, Colo., and as a utility technician for Colorado Interstate Gas Company, Garden City. On Nov. 25, 1992, he married Cindy Rheuff at Pueblo. She survives. Other survivors include: two sons, Steven Jr. and Ryan, both of Pueblo; a stepdaughter, Melissa Hansen, Garden City; mother, Redondo Beach, Calif.; a brother, Mike, Shakopee, Mich.; two sisters, Linda Tierney, Des Moines, Iowa, and Deb Uhlman, Redondo Beach; and a granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his father. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Garnand Funeral Home, Garden City, with the Rev. Robert Cousins presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, both at the funeral home. Memorials may be sent to the American Diabetes Association, in care of the funeral home.

Markus, Estelle
Estelle Markus - The Pueblo Chieftain - August 03, 2008 - Estelle Markus, 80, went to be with our Lord on July 31, 2008. She is survived by her loving husband, Conrad H. Markus, to whom she was married for 59 years; children, Conrad H. (Sheila) Markus III of Alamosa, Colo., and Yvonne Penn, Pueblo; grandchildren, Wade (Tonya) Markus, Indianapolis, Ind., Danny Markus, Pueblo, Lonnie (Susana Cruz) Markus, Colorado Springs, Colo., Stephanie Sanchez, Alamosa, Colo., and Alicia (Nick) Gonzales, La Jara, Colo.; great-grandchildren, Gerald, Trinady, Aaron and Mason; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Estelle was a member of Tabor Lutheran Church; the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie No. 145 Ladies Auxiliary, where she was the treasurer for 13 years; the Bighorn Caravan, where she was also the treasurer; and BPOE No. 90 of Pueblo. Estelle loved fishing, camping, playing cards and playing with the kids. Visitation, 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, Tabor Lutheran Church, 102 E. Orman Ave., with entombment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home.

Markus, Florence Lillian
Florence Lillian Markus - Pueblo Chieftain - January 16, 2003 - Florence Lillian Markus passed away January 14, 2003, at Parkview Hospital. She was 93. The daughter and ninth child of Charles and Charlotte Rockwell, she was born in Douglas, Wyoming, on September 9, 1909. She married Harry Markus on March 25, 1934, in Crowley County. She is survived by her husband of almost 69 years, children Carolynn Roche (Norman) of Longmont and Barbara Foulk (William) of Pueblo, 6 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Florence was a homemaker and loved being with her family. Beginning in grade school, she first knit afghans for soldiers of WWI, followed by knitting and sewing for the American Red Cross during WWII. She and her husband enjoyed camping and fishing. Cremation was held. Burial will be made at Imperial Cemetery. Private services will be held.

Markwell, Dell C.
Dell C. Markwell - Wray Gazette - January 8, 1909 - Dell C. Markwell, aged twenty-six, a Denver & Rio Grande brakemen was instantly killed on the 2nd inst. near the Minnequa steel works when a freight train broke in two and he was thrown under the wheels. Markwell is a member of the H. of R. T. in Decatur, Ill where his parents reside.

Marlana, Jesus
Jesus Marlana – Hugo Range Ledger – November 12, 1910 – Deadly Explosion at Trinidad – Note: Jesus Marlana is listed among the dead of the Delagua Mine Disaster, November 8, 1910. Jesus Marlana: Mexican, age 28, single. He was a miner for the Victor-American Fuel Company; death was caused by an explosion of gas and dust and possibly an open lamp. Source: Denver Public Library, “Colorado Mining Fatalities.” http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/delagua.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Marlaro, Anna
Anna (Tucci) Marlaro - Pueblo Chieftain - November 20, 2002 - Anna (Tucci) Martlaro, 85, born May 13, 1917 in Pueblo, passed away Nov. 18, 2002, widow of Carl Martlaro. Survived by children Margaret Ann (Malvern) Mudd; Carol Jean (Douglas) Heifner; grandchildren, Garret (Heather) Mudd, Matthew (Traci Robinson) Heifner, Grant (Rebecca) Mudd, Lara Lynn Heifner, Christopher Heifner; great grandchildren, Heather Heifner, Reagan and Brendan Mudd, and Ryan Mudd; and step great-grandson Jacob Robinson; brothers, John J. Tucci, Joe (Edith) Tucci, Russel Tucci, Sam (Irene) Tucci and Jim Tucci; sister Eve Tucci. Also survived by nephews Lewis Michael Salvitelli, John (Michelle) Gillmartin, Tom (Paula) Tucci, John, Allan and David Tucci, Joe (Sherry) Tucci; nieces, Marilyn (Melvin)Carpenter, Elaine (Paul) Hunter, Karen (Loren) McQueen and Debbie Golden; and numerous great-nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Julio and Giovina Tucci; sisters Mary (Tucci) Golden; Mary Antoinette (Tucci) Cornish. Anna dedicated her life to God, and taking care of her family and friends. Visitation at Roselawn Chapel Tuesday from 5p.m.- 7p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church Wednesday 2p.m. with entombment to follow at Roselawn Mausoleum. A reception will follow at Roselawn Reception Hall. In lieu of flowers and food, memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Pueblo, Colo.

Marlin, Antonio
Antonio Marlin – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – July 16, 1874 – Indians on the War Path on our Southern Border – Many Persons Killed, and Much Stock Stolen – Troops and Citizens in Pursuit – [Special to the Chieftain] – Trinidad, July 8. – On Sunday last rumors reached this city that a party of Comanche, Cheyenne and Kiowa Indians were on the war path, and were depredating and murdering white men near Cimarron, on the Dry Cimarron and on different tributaries of the Cimarron.  These rumors have been proven well founded, and it is a painful certainty that this section of country has been raided by from three to five hundred savages, mounted and well armed.  The following condensed from an extra Chronicle of Wednesday evening, is the latest in regard to the outbreak which has been received here.  The first depredations of the Indians were perpetrated, so far as heard from, on Crow creek, a tributary of the Cimarron.  The first man killed of which we have information was Charles A. Buthe, a white man, who lived about twelve miles north of Cimarron.  We hear also of numerous depredations and the murdering of four Mexicans in this vicinity, that is in the vicinity of Cimarron.  A letter from Emery's on the Dry Cimarron, dated July 6th, states that the savages were stealing stock and murdering herdsman on the Sierra Frande and Corampa creek, and that a Mexican train was attacked on the Cimarron and that a party of Indians were seen with the scalps of white men at their belts.  The settlers were arming and preparing for battle.  Mr. Dodds reports Romero's wool train captured on the Dry Cimarron.  Conn and Roberts, herdsmen on the Corampa, are reported missing.  Two white men and one Mexican were killed at the Emery Ranche, six or seven miles above, Antonio Marlin killed at his ranch, one Mexican killed at Fisher's and one white man at Cavaness'.  He also states that there was heavy fighting with the Indians at Dry Cimarron, on Tuesday evening.  Parties from the front say that twelve or fifteen men have been killed, and a large amount of stock ran off.  One Mexican was killed by having his arms cut off, tied to a wagon and left to bleed to death.  This afternoon a party of armed men numbering about thirty, commanded by Sheriff Thompson, left for the front.  Acting Governor Jenkins has been informed of the outbreak and is doing all in his power to protect the lives and property of citizens.  Troops are moving from Garland, Fort Lyon and Fort Union and a party of thirty armed men, under Casmero Barela, are also in pursuit of the savages.  Latest – Two scouts just in from the Dry Cimarron, report the Indians moving towards Texas and the Indian Territory and that four more men have been killed.



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