Huerfano County, Pueblo County, and Las Animas County, Colorado.
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Morehart, Mary Estella
Mary Estella Morehart - Pueblo Chieftain - October 20, 1948 - Mary Estella Morehart, of 2030 Spruce Street, local hospital Saturday. Wife of D. H. Morehart; mother of J. E. and J. W. Morehart, Mrs. Elizabeth Cambier of Pueblo, and Ruth L. Morehart, Los Angeles, Calif. Grandmother of five. Member of the United Brethren church in Logansport, Ind. And a resident of Pueblo more than 20 years. Services Rouch chapel Monday at 10:30 a.m. Interment Mt. View.
Morehead, Nino Carlos
Nino Carlos Morehead - Denver Rocky Mountain News - July 31, 1999 - Nino Carlos Morehead, 40, of Denver died July 23. Services were July 30. Mr. Morehead was born in Denver on Oct. 8, 1958. He was a construction laborer. Survivors include mother Mary Averitt of Denver; brothers Arthur Jr. and Jerry Averitt, both of Denver, Eugene of Florida; sisters Loraine of Walsenburg, Betty Lopez of Denver, Phyllis Grandee of Wheat Ridge, Barbara Lucero of New Mexico; grandmother Stella Cordova of Denver.
Moreland, Evelyn V.
Evelyn V. Moreland - Pueblo Chieftain - May 30, 2004 - Evelyn V. Moreland, 95, of Rocky Ford, passed away May 28, 2004, at Evergreen Assisted Care Facility in La Junta. She is survived by her son, Jim (Marjorie) Moreland, Rocky Ford; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; sister, Wauneta Raynor, Pleasanton, Calif.; and brother-in-law, JJ (Alberta) Moreland, Simla, Colo. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at the First United Methodist Church, Rocky Ford. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Rocky Ford.
Moreland, Marjorie Alice
Marjorie Alice Moreland - Pueblo Chieftain - March 10, 1987 - Marjorie Alice Moreland, 51, of Las Animas died Sunday, March 8, 1987, at the University of Colorado Medical Center in Denver. Service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at the Griffy and Horber Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery in La Junta.
Bernece Morelli - Pueblo Chieftain - April 01, 1999 - Bernece Morelli, 71, of Florence, died March 31, 1999, in Pueblo. She was born Aug. 8, 1927, in Coal Creek, Colo., to Joseph Rigirrozzi and Angelina Nerone. On April 12, 1951, she married Frank Morelli II in Raton, N.M. She was a member of St. Benedict's Church in Florence, the library board and Several card clubs. She had a big heart and did many good deeds to those less fortunate that she didn't want any one to know about. More than anything, she loved her grandchildren, Frankie and Austin Morelli. Bernece was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She was a fabulous cook. Her pastas and sauces, "Nona Morelli," were sold nationwide in supermarkets and grocery stores. She loved flowers and nature. She was head librarian at Florence Public Library for 34 years. She also served wonderful dishes at Morellis Ristoronte Italian from 1981-1991. Survived by her husband - son, Frank Morelli III- brother, John Rigirozzi- grandchildren, Austin and Frankie IV Morelli and Ashley Martinez-daughter-in-law, Barbara Morelli- and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, and brother, Joe Rigirozzi. Funeral, 10 a.m. Friday, April 2, 1999, Florence Mortuary Chapel. Cremation through Florence Mortuary. Memorials to Florence Public Library.
Carlos Morelli - Pueblo Chieftain - December 4, 1938 - Carlos Morelli at a local hospital. Announcement later. Pueblo Chieftain - December 6, 1938 - Carlos Morelli, Services Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. our chapel, 2 p.m. Mt. Carmel church.
Frank Morelli - Huerfano World - February 28, 1991 - Frank Morelli, 97, of Trinidad, died Feb. 24, 1991, at his home in that city. Mr. Morelli worked for CF&I in the coal mines for 48 years. Survivors include his wife, Emma, Trinidad; two daughters, Rubie Tesitor, Walsenburg and Esther Appuglise, Denver; four grandchildren four great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Mass of Christian Burial was Tuesday from Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Trinidad. Burial was in Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. Mullar-Murphy Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Moreno, Carmen P.
Carmen P. Moreno - Pueblo Chieftain - July 16, 1999 - Carmen P. Moreno, was born July 16, 1909, in Durango, Durango, Mexico, and passed away July 15, 1999 , in Pueblo. Preceded in death by her husband, Mike Manuel Moreno in 1982- by her parents, Pablo and Petra Perez- her sister, Luisa P. Munoz- her brothers, Juan L. Perez and Roberto L. Perez- and by her nephew, Richard Munoz. She is survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Mrs. Moreno retired from Fashion Bar, where she was a sales clerk and was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish where the funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Monday with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Viewing hours are 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. The family respectfully requests the omission of food.
Castulo Moreno - Pueblo Chieftain - March 07, 2005 - Castulo Moreno. Memorial service, 3 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. The Pastor Leo Gonzalez officiating. Family will receive friends at 904 E. Eighth St.
Moreno, Gilbert David
Gilbert David Moreno - Denver Post - October 11, 1996 - Gilbert David Moreno, Printer, 44 - Gilbert David Moreno of Denver, a printer, died Saturday. He was 44. A service was yesterday at New Hope Ministries. Interment was in St. Mary's Cemetery in Walsenburg. He was born June 30, 1952, in Walsenburg. He is survived by a daughter, Michelle Moreno, Denver; two brothers, Michael and Robert, both of Denver; four sisters, Stella and Dorene Moreno, both of Aurora, Lucille Moreno and Rita Poor Bear, both of Denver.
Moreno, Gilbert Sr.
Gilbert Moreno Sr. - Rocky Mountain News - May 08, 1994 - Gilbert Moreno Sr., 64, of Englewood died April 23. Services were April 27 at St. Mary Church in Walsenburg. Burial was in St. Mary Cemetery. Mr. Moreno was born Dec. 7, 1929, in Walsenburg. He was a construction and landscape worker. Survivors include his wife, Dellaveen; three sons, Gilbert Jr. of Aurora and Robert and Michael, both of Denver; four daughters, Stella Moreno of Aurora, Lucille Moreno and Rita PoorBear, both of Denver, and Doreen Moreno of Englewood; one sister, Turini Trujillo of Walsenburg; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Moreno, Margie R.
Margie R. Moreno - Pueblo Chieftain - November 28, 2006 - Margie R. Moreno passed away Nov. 25, 2006, in Pueblo. Margie was born Feb. 11, 1928, in La Veta, Colo., to John and Hazel Powers. She worked for many years as the secretary at Moreno Concrete and enjoyed bowling, walking and swimming. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, Jack Powers. Her survivors include her husband of 59 years, James J. Moreno; son, Neil (Vicki) Moreno; daughter, Noreen Ramey; four grandchildren, Jennifer, Nick, Jimmy and Aaron; two great-grandchildren, Joey and Benjamin; brothers, Lawrence and Charles Powers; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. No viewing, cremation has taken place. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006, in the Davis Memorial Chapel.
Moreno, Maria Antonia
Maria Antonia "Toni" Moreno - Pueblo Chieftain - April 05, 1999 - Maria Antonia "Toni" Moreno, 87, longtime La Junta area resident, died April4, 1999. Vigil service, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday. Both services at the La Junta Catholic Church. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jose M. and Maria Antonia Moreno Scholarship Fund, or to the American Diabetes Association.
Moreno, Shane Dubois
Shane Dubois Moreno – Pueblo Chieftain- August 9, 2006 - Shane Dubois Moreno, 31, passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 7, 2006. Survived by his father, Nash (Patsy); mother, Carman; brothers, Kane (Kim), Shannon; sisters, Shelly (Mark), Kiani (Mike), Sharon; numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members; including his former spouse, Tiffany. Shane enjoyed DJing, fishing and spending time with his friends and family. Visitation, 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Inurnment, 10 a.m. Monday, Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at 1211 Longwood Ave.
Moreno, Stanley J.
Stanley J. Moreno - Pueblo Chieftain - September 17, 2004 - Stanley J. Moreno, 88, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 15, 2004, in Pueblo, Colo. Born Nov. 25, 1915, in Torreon, Mexico, to Jose and Concepcion Moreno, who preceded him in death; along with his brother, Margarito Garcia. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Josephine Moreno; and children, Barbara (Eugene) Santillanes and Ed Moreno (JoAnn). Grandfather of Theresa (Jose) Hernandez, Anthony Santillanes, Matt Moreno and Karli (John) Hargraves; also survived by seven great-grandchildren. Stanley retired from the CF&I Steel Corp. in 1980 with 43 years of service. He served as a military policeman in New Guinea during World War II. Visitation, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. Rosary with Funeral Mass to follow at 7 p.m. Sunday, St. Leander Church. Committal service, 10 a.m. Monday, Roselawn Cemetery with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.
Viola Moreno - Denver Colorado - September 11, 2000 - Viola Moreno of Denver, a salesclerk, died Thursday. She was 69. Services will be 10 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2760 Larimer St. There will be cremation. She was born June 30, 1931, in Walsenburg. She is survived by four daughters, Ann Armijo, New Mexico, Marie Gabaldon, California, and Patrice Gibson and Viola Ambrosio, both of Denver; two sons, Joseph and Leonard, both of Denver; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Moreschini, Christine P.
Christine P. Moreschini - Pueblo Chieftain - December 03, 2002 - Christine P. Moreschini went to be with the Lord on Nov. 30, 2002. She was a lifelong resident of Pueblo, Colo. Survived by her husband, Rudolph J. Moreschini; and many family members. Viewing. 1 to 4 p.m. today. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Private family inurnment.
Moreschini, Gary Joseph
Gary Joseph Moreschini - Pueblo Chieftain - June 23, 2000 - Gary Joseph Moreschini, age 51, passed away June 19, 2000. Preceded in death by his father, Richard J. Moreschini. Survived by his wife Sylvia Moreschini; his children, Renae and Craig; mother, Vona Moreschini; and grandmother, Rose Moreschini; brothers, Bob (Shelly) Moreschini and Greg (Carey) Moreschini; sister, Vickie (Craig) Rowland; and godparents, Vic and Mary Moreschini. He is also survived by mother-in-law, Sylvia N. Campbell; brothers-in-law, John, Jim and Tom Campbell; sister-in-law, Vicky (Mike) Rowland-Helmbrecht; aunts and uncles, Ronald (Jean) Moreschini, Carmen Moreschini, Rita (Claude) Skinner, Kathryn (Ralph) Robison, Ona Lehr, Bernard (Alma) Barragree, Jeane (Johnny) Dalpiaz, Roberta Kyllonen, Deana (Barry) Barger, Karen (Ray) Cowles and Roger (Jeri) Campbell, nieces and nephews, Megan, Marissa, Jarek and Jaydon Moreschini, Josh and Jeremy Rowland, Thadius and Tasha Campbell; as well as numerous cousins and friends. Most recently, Gary was the president of the Colorado Archeological Society, and vice president of the Pueblo Archeological and Historical Society. He was also on the board of the Southern Colorado Heritage Center and actively participated in research in the Pueblo area, which he was able to present on behalf of the Pueblo Archeological Society internationally with the help of the American Rock Art Research Association. Gary spent his lifetime enjoying this region, its community and the individuals and families that comprise its rich cultural heritage. He was more than an Eagle Scout, a state wrestler, a successful businessman, a teacher and a collector of countless things; he was more than a sailboat and sailboard regatta organizer and champion; he was more to the people who knew him than the numerous awards he received, the cards he carried and the hats he wore; he was a facilitator that strove to weave countless individuals into his family, because his greatest love was family. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Rosary and memorial Mass, Thursday, 7 p.m., St. Pius X Church. Inurnment, Saturday, 2 p.m., Crested Butte Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the Southeastern Colorado Heritage Center in care of the funeral home office.
Rose Moreschini - Pueblo Chieftain - May 16, 2001 - Rose Moreschini, 104 years of age, was born Jan. 7, 1897, in Angione, Italy. She died May 16, 2001, in Pueblo, where she had resided for 101 years. Rose is preceded by her husband, Dominick Moreschini; son, Richard J. Moreschini; grandsons, Gary and Ronald Moreschini. She is survived by her sons, Victor (Mary) and Ronald (Jean) Moreschini; daughter, Carmen Moreschini; and daughter-in-law, Vona Moreschini; grandchildren, Vickie (Craig) Rowland, Robert (Shelly), Greg (Carey), Richard C. (Laura)and granddaughter-in-law, Sylvia Moreschini; great-grandchildren, Renae, Craig, Megan, Marissa, Jarek, Jaydon, Charlie, Jessie and William Moreschini. Numerous nieces, nephews and friends also survive. Mrs. Moreschini had been a member of St. Pius X Church since the church was organized. She was also a member of Bishop's Guild and Alter Society. Visitation at the funeral home on Friday from noon until 7 p.m. Recitation of the Rosary followed by Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19, 2001, at St. Pius X Church. Interment will be in Roselawn Cemetery, followed by a reception at St. Pius X Hall.
Pauline Moreschno - Pueblo Chieftain - October 12, 1921 - Pauline Moreschno, age 2 years 6 months, died at 1539 Pine Street, Oct. 11. Body at W. B. McMinns.
Morey, B. L.
B. L. Morey - Basalt Journal - August 17, 1907 - B. L. Morey was found dead in a little dugout near Pueblo, in which he had been sleeping during the warm weather. Morey had been an engineer at the South Side waterworks. Morey was twenty-eight years old and leaves a widow and two children.
Morey, Dale A.
Dale A. Morey - Pueblo Chieftain - June 27, 1985 - Service at 2 p.m. Friday in Rose Chapel, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home, with the Rev. William Obaugh officiating. Interment in Rye Cemetery. Visitation from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and prior to the service.
Ernest Morford - Huerfano World - March 1, 2001 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1912: Ernest Morford was killed by a fall of rock in the mine at McGuire. [Editor's Note: Ernest Morford died February 27, 1912. Obituary listed Walsenburg World, February 29, 1912, Page 1, and World Independent, March 2, 1912, Page 1.]
Morgan, Albert L.
Albert L. Morgan - The Pueblo Chieftain - October 14, 1955 – Albert L. Morgan, Thursday. Husband of Frances Morgan of the family home at Wood, S. D. Father of Lawrence W. Morgan, 1810 Eighth Avenue, Pueblo, with whom the parents had been visiting for the past 10 days; Dr. Elmer L. Morgan, Rocky Ford, Colo.; and Roy A. Morgan, Cody, Wyo, grandfather of five. Brother of Arthur R. Morgan, Meriden, Kan.; Matt Morgan, Baxter Springs, Kan.; Mrs. Hallie Fitzpatrick, Sterling, Kan.; and Mrs. Nellie Reppert, California. Arrangements later. Davis Memorial Chapel.
Morgan, Alice M.
Alice M. Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - February 21, 2003 - Alice M. Morgan, 93, passed away Feb. 18, 2003. Preceded in death by her husband, William E. Morgan. She is survived by her daughter, Jodean (Al) Ryden of Northglenn, Colo.; her sister, Christine Cool, Pueblo; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Win One Sunday School Class. At her request, there will be cremation with no services. Donations may be made in her name to First Baptist Church.
Allene "Pokey" Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - May 13, 1987 - Allene "Pokey" Morgan, 83, longtime Fowler resident, died Tuesday, May 12, 1987, at the Fowler Health Care Center. Survived by her husband, the Rev. J. Paul Morgan, and one son, the Rev. Robert L. Morgan, both of Cortez; one sister, four grandsons and four great-grandchildren. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Brookside Cemetery, Rye. Memorials to the church or charity of donor's choice.
Benita Morgan - Huerfano World - February 25, 1993 - County Coroner - An Aguilar woman, Benita Morgan, 47, was found dead of natural causes at her apartment at 220 Russell, #16 in Walsenburg Monday. Personnel from the Walsenburg Housing Authority found Ms. Morgan and reported it to police and Coroner Mike Antle. Antle said her family in Aguilar said they had talked with her by phone as late as Friday, Feb. 19. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Mullare/Murphy in Trinidad.
Morgan, Clifford C.
Clifford C. Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - October 15, 1997 - Clifford C. Morgan, 98, passed away Oct. 12, 1997. He was born on March 12, 1899, in Corning, Kan. Survived by his beloved wife of 71 years, Emma Mae- sons, Richard Morgan and Marvin (Barbara) Morgan- daughter, Linda Donley and son, Dahl (Susie) Morgan, all of Pueblo- special granddaughter, Jolene (Larry) Thomas- grandchildren, Raymond (Linda) Morgan, Larkin, Kan., Brenda (Harold) Huffman, Tribune, Kan., Kim Craddock, Dennis (Marcie) Morgan, Dayna Morgan, Brett (Nettie) Morgan, all of Pueblo- 12 great-grandchildren- 10 great-great-grandchildren. Mr. Morgan worked and retired from the Colorado State Dairy, May 1967. Graveside service to be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, 1997, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Dream Weavers of Southern Colorado, P.O. Box 212, Pueblo, Colo., 81002 or to the Pueblo Animal Shelter. The family will welcome visitors at the Morgan home following the service. Arrangements by Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth.
Edwin "Ebby" Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - February 04, 1986 - Edwin "Ebby" Morgan, 64, died at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital, Jan. 31, 1986. He was a resident of Canon City and formerly of Leadville. Survived by wife, Olga Morgan. Rosary will be recited 7 p.m. Tuesday, and funeral Mass 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Leadville, with Father George Spehar officiating. Interment will follow at Elks Rest Section, Evergreen Cemetery, Leadville.
Elizabeth Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - April 28, 1931 - The body of Mrs. Elizabeth Morgan was forwarded Wednesday to Montrose, Colo., for burial.
Emma "Mae" Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - July 14, 2001 - Emma Morgan, 93, went to be with the Lord July 12, 2001. Preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Morgan; and granddaughter, Susan Anderson. She is survived by a special granddaughter who cared for her throughout, Jolene (Larry) Thomas; and by her loving family, sons, Richard Morgan, Marvin (Barbara) Morgan; daughter, Linda Donley; son, Dahl (Susie) Morgan, all of Pueblo; grandchildren, Brenda (Harold) Huffman, Tribune, Kan., Raymond (Linda) Morgan, Lakin, Kan., Kimberly Morgan, Dennis (Marcie) Morgan, Dayna Morgan and Brett (Nettie) Morgan, all of Pueblo; 14 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren also survive. Mrs. Morgan retired from CF&I, where she worked during the war and became a machinist. She enjoyed her family and great-great-grandchildren. She could be found playing bingo among her friends. Visitation at the funeral home on Sunday, July 15, from 2 until 5 p.m. Graveside service to be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 16, 2001, at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Dream Weavers of Southern Colorado, P.O. Box 212, Pueblo, CO 81002, or to the Pueblo Animal Shelter. The family will welcome visitors at Imperial Gardens Reception Hall following the service.
Glenward “Bubba” Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - December 30, 2002 - Glenward “Bubba” Morgan, 52, lifetime Pueblo resident, born July 2, 1950, passed away Dec. 27, 2002. Preceded in death by his father, Ermestine “Giggs” Morgan; daughter, Vanessa Morgan. Survived by his wife, Joanne Smith Morgan; three sons, Shawn (Sarah) Morgan, Glen (Lori) Morgan and Jonas (Mary) Morgan; three brothers, Freeman (Kathy) Morgan, Clifford (Gladys) Morgan, Dale Morgan; two sisters, Kathy Rucker, Gloria Morgan; his mother, Kathrine Morgan; ten grandchildren; other relatives and friends. At his request, cremation has taken place. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 4121 Nature Center Road. Glen Alire officiating. Family will receive friends at the Zaragoza Hall, following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice.
Morgan, Graeme Alexander
Graeme Alexander Morgan - Colorado Springs Gazette - March 16, 1995 – Graeme Alexander Morgan, 98, a former auto-parts salesman, died March 13, 1995, in Colorado Springs. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave., with the Rev. Charles Carroll officiating. Evergreen Funeral Home, Fountain and Union boulevards, is handling arrangements. Mr. Morgan was born Oct. 14, 1896, in Sierra, Calif., to John B. Morgan and Millie Webber. He was married July 25, 1918, in Pueblo to Dorothy E. Gimlett, who died in 1991. He is survived by a daughter, Doris Brooks of Colorado Springs, a grandson; and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Morgan had been an area resident since 1982 and previously lived in Pueblo, Twin Lakes and Salida. While living in Pueblo, he was a member of the Presbyterian Church and Masonic Lodge 17. He was an artist and sculptor, and enjoyed woodcarving and gardening. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Graeme A. Morgan Memorial Fund, in care of Ent Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 15819, Colorado Springs 80935.
Gussie Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - September 09, 2004 - Gussie Morgan departed this life at the Life Care Center on Sept. 6, 2004, at the age of 102. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Morgan; parents, Frank and Minnie McCrumb; three brothers, Ernest, Walter and Henry McCrumb; two sisters, Annie and Addie. She is survived by her daughter, Catherine (Carl) Myers; grandsons, Tom (Carol) Laughlin, Carl Leroy (Tina) Myers, William Ray (Christy) Myers; great-grandchildren, Tom Laughlin Jr., James Willis Laughlin, Shawn Myers, Eric Myers, Gale (Jeff) Smith, Lisa (Dan) Gammil and Billy D. Myers; great-great-grandchildren, Amanda Laughlin, Natalie Laughlin, Parker Myers, Christian Myers, Chloe Myers, Hanna Myers, Blain Smith, Trey Smith, Payton Smith, Morgan Gammil and Cory Gammil; special niece, Frankie Vail; and many other nieces and nephews. Viewing will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday; and funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, both to be held at T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Jack Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - August 15, 1999 - Jack Morgan passed away Aug. 12, 1999. Cremation, Crematorium.
Morgan, Janice L.
Janice L. Morgan - Huerfano World - April 13, 2000 - Janice L. Morgan of La Junta, formerly of La Veta, died Apr. 5, 2000 in Pueblo. Born to the late Billie Arthur and Leora Hood Kibler Mar. 6,1945, she grew up and graduated from La Junta High School. Mrs. Morgan attended Otero Junior College and completed her associate degree at Trinidad State Junior College. She moved to La Veta in 1970 and lived there for 20 years. She then moved to Florence, AZ, and worked in the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) for several years before moving back to La Junta in 1995. She was project coordinator of the Otero County RSVP and a member of Rebekah's and the After 5 Club. Survivors include her sons Billie Morgan, Pueblo and Marty "Bubby" Morgan, Monte Vista; a daughter, Starla Dillingham, Pueblo; two brothers, Marvin Kibler, La Junta and Ronnie Kibler, Gunnison and nine grandchildren. Funeral service was from Peacock Memorial Chapel and burial was in Fairview Cemetery in La Junta.
Morgan, Jasper Russell
Jasper Russell Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - October 20, 1998 - Jasper Russell Morgan passed away Oct. 16, 1998, in Las Vegas, Nev. He was born July 9, 1918 in Lavou, Ala. Mr. Morgan served his country in the U.S. Air Force and retired in 1965 as a Lieutenant Colonel. He was a member of the Westminster Lodge No. 176 AF&AM in Westminster, the Denver Consistory and the El Jebel Shrine in Denver. He was preceded in death by one son, Jasper Russell Morgan Jr. His Survivors include his daughters, Norma Clark of California, Sherry Belamy of Arizona and Judy Sarcarano of Denver- his sister, Claire (Tom) Tyler of Morrison- five grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, 1998, in the Davis Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Walsenburg Masonic Cemetery with graveside rite by South Pueblo Lodge No. 31 AF&AM. Donations may be made to the El Jebel Shrine Hospital fund in Denver. Donations may be made direct or through the mortuary.
Morgan, Kathryn L.
Kathryn L. "Lou" Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - July 10, 1987 - Kathryn L. "Lou" Morgan, born Aug. 25, 1926, in Swink, Colo., departed this life July 9, 1987. Preceded in death by parents, Fern and Clarence Boucher; son, Gary Joe Morgan, and beloved husband, Joe D. Morgan. Survived by daughters, Joretta and Paula Morgan, and grandson, Joey Morgan. Also survived by brothers, Robert and Charles Boucher; sister, Shirley Daniel, and numerous nieces and nephews. Lou was night cashier at Patti's Restaurant prior to her illness and dining room hostess at Village Inn South for nine years. She also is survived by many, many beautiful friends. Services to be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 10, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, the Rev. Steve Spear officiating. Interment directly following at Mountain View Cemetery. Donations in Lou's memory may be made to SDC Hospice or Pueblo Manor Nursing Home through the funeral home office. Please omit food and flowers.
Ken Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - March 23, 2003 - Ken Morgan lightened the hearts of the ones he loved and will forever remain the eternal soul mate of Tammy who made her feel loved and adored. His memory and spirit will live forever and be cherished in the hearts of his wife and son, Tammy and Charlie. They loved enough to last a lifetime till they meet again in heaven. Memorial service to be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Imperial Memorial Chapel.
Morgan, Kimerbly Ann
Kimerbly Ann Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - October 05, 2004 - Kimerbly Ann Morgan , 45, passed away suddenly in Sterling, CO on Sept. 28th. Survived by her parents Ted and Marge Morgan, brother Randy Morgan, Special friend Emalie Hill, Aunt Reva Warner (Ft. Angelos, WA), uncle Robert Morgan (Lusk, WY), Aunt Maxine Murphy (Las Vegas, NV), Aunt Mildred Wyatt (Orday, CO), numerous cousins and friends. Her passion was animals. She always had a house full of dogs and cats. She always wrote very good poetry. In lieu of food and flowers donations may be made to the Pueblo Animal Shelter or the Asthma Foundation of America. No services at this time. She is to be cremated and interined at Imperial Gardens. A memorial service will be held for her at the Greenway Nature Canter. Arrangements pending.
Morgan, Lloyd A.
Lloyd A. Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - March 26, 2006 - Lloyd A. Morgan, 81, passed away March 23 in La Junta. Lloyd served in the U.S. Navy during World War II on the USS Salt Lake City. He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad for 41 years retiring in 1984 as the District Supervisor of the Mechanical department. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Nellie of the La Junta home; children, Donna (Dick) Brenner of Reno, Nev., Dennis (Lena) Morgan of Belen, N.M., and Debby (Rick) Castro of Cottonwood, Ariz.; sister, Mary Lou (Bob) Bloomstrand of Green Valley, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, at Peacock Memorial Chapel with Father Charles Sena officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Ark-Valley Hospice.
Morgan, Marvin D.
Marvin D. Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - April 16, 2005 - Marvin D. Morgan, 72, passed away at the family home on April 13, 2005. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Emma Mae Morgan; niece, Susan Anderson. Marvin is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Barbara; children, Dennis D. (Marcie) Morgan, Kimberly K. Craddock and Louis Minatta; grandchildren, Andrea M. Brescia, Charles P. Morgan and Matthew C. Craddock; great-granddaughters, Courtney, Abrianna, Ariel and Megan; brothers, Richard (Mavis), Dahl (Susie) Morgan; sister, Linda Donley; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Marvin was a member of the Eagles Aerie Lodge No. 145. Marvin owned and operated Morgan's Auto Parts until 1980. Marvin loved to fish, play cards and being with his family and friends. He loved country music and playing with the band “Colorado Playboys” for many years. Marvin fought a courageous battle with MS. A special thank you to the Sangre de Cristo hospice team, especially, Jeanette, Beth, Carrie, Missy, Jim, Roger and Dick. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the hospice center in memory of Marvin through the funeral home. Viewing, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 2005, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Monday, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, with interment to follow Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Morgan, Opal Mary Ann
Opal Mary Ann Brown Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - January 29, 2006 - Opal Mary Ann Brown Morgan, 86, passed away January 25, 2006 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was born December 1, 1919 to John Edward and Beatrice B. Brown in Lamar, Colo. Married to Joseph Morgan in 1941 in Las Animas, Colo., and later divorced. Moved to La Veta in 1968 and later moved to La Veta Pass in 1976 where she enjoyed many years gardening, feeding her birds and watching wildlife. Opal was known for always offering her big heart and open arms to all she met. She is preceded in death by two daughters, Kathrine Warren and Frances Hockett; one son, Clarence Morgan and a grandson Douglas Morgan. She is survived by her children, Butch (Betty) Morgan of Trinidad, Colo., Waunita Carroll of Gardner, Colo., Buster (Sandy) Morgan of Delta, Colo., Shirley Morgan of LaJara, Colo., John (Laura) Morgan of Pueblo, Colo., Audrey (Ray) Bauman of Sandy, Utah, Paul (Diane) Morgan of La Veta, Colo. and Larry (Jeanie) Morgan of Boone, Colo.; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 1, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in La Veta, Colo. A Viewing will be held Tuesday, January 31, 2006 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Boise-Ortega Funeral Home in Walsenburg, Colo. Opal will be laid to rest in the Morgan Family Cemetery, La Veta Pass, Colo.
Morgan, Perry J.
Perry J. Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - March 31, 1999 - Perry J. Morgan, 87, of 8255 County Road EE.5-Las Animas, Colo., died Monday, March 29, 1999, at Parkview Hospital in Pueblo, Colo. Funeral services will beheld 2 p.m. Friday, April 2, 1999, at the United Methodist Church in Las Animas, Colo. Interment will follow in the Las Animas Cemetery.
Robert Morgan - Colorado Springs Free Press - October 21, 1967 - Student Released in Shooting Death on Pueblo Campus - Pueblo - A Southern Colorado State College student was released without charges Friday after he accidentally shot his roommate to death Thursday night. Officials said George Giger of Watonga, Okla., would not be charged in the shooting of Robert Morgan, 18, also of Watonga. Morgan was shot Thursday night with a .22 caliber luger pistol. Witnesses said Morgan and Giger were leaving their dormitory room when Giger went to a closet for his jacket. He picked the gun up off the floor and pulled the trigger. A coroner's inquest will be held next Friday.
Morgan, Roscoe D.
Roscoe D. Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - March 01, 2003 - Roscoe D. Morgan. Memorial service, 11 a.m. today, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel.
Morgan, Sharie Gay Truax
Sharie Gay (Truax) Morgan - Colorado Springs Gazette - June 11, 2009 - Sharie Gay (Truax) Morgan, 68, of Canon City, Colorado passed away peacefully June 6, 2009 at St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo with her family by her side. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Ralph U. Morgan. They were to have celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary on June 11, 2009. She is also survived by her son, Troy Hall Morgan; and daughter Tammy Louise (Duayne) Tomlinson both of Colorado Springs; 7 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; and one sister, Cathy Sue (Jack) Barrett of Twin Falls, Idaho. Sharie was born December 17, 1940 to the late Don William and Miriam Louise (Copenhaver) Truax in Hutchinson, Kansas. After her father's death in WWII, her mother married Claude Hall (deceased), and the family relocated to Denver where Sharie attended school, graduating from North High School in 1958. Sharie met the man she would marry, and her best friend for life while attending the Barnes Business College in Denver. In 1961, Ralph and Sharie were married in Lakewood, Colorado, and began raising their family. They lived in several areas throughout their marriage including Colorado Springs, Houston, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Huntington Beach, CA, El Paso, TX, and Canon City, where they retied in 2001. Sharie was full of energy, and loved being involved in her community. Among her interests, she was president of the New Neighbor's Club, a member of the Gadabout group, and her passion was playing bridge with her closest friends several days a week. Sharie was a dear, sweet little woman, and was loved by all who knew her. She will be dearly missed, and her work in the community she loved will be remembered for years to come. Sharie requested no funeral services, and asked that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Fremont County Humane Society at 110 Rhoades, Canon City, CO 81212. Arrangements handled through Holt Family Funeral Home.
Virginia Krieghoff Morgan - Colorado Springs Gazette - October 5, 2006 - Virginia Morgan, 90, passed on peacefully in Pueblo, CO., on Saturday, September 30, 2006. She was just a few weeks away from her 91st birthday. Her family is picturing her greeted by those who have predeceased her: her daughter and son-in-law, Mary and George Strong, of Gross Pointe, MI; her first husband, Gilmore Van Hamm, who died when their five children ranged from eleven to almost one year old; her second husband, Joseph Morgan, of Poland, OH, where they spent many delightful years together; her parents, Edwin and Madeline Droste Krieghoff; her brother; and two sisters and their spouses. Jinny Morgan earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and later a Masters in Education. She became a teacher and after Gil died, resumed her career in the Detroit Public Schools where she eventually retired as an administrator. Jinny is gratefully remembered by her surviving children and their families - Judeth Van Hamm and her partner Michael Connelly, of Hull, MA and Judeth's sons, Brook and Blake Wiers, Ned and Julie Van Hamm, of Golden Valley, MN, and their children, Shawn, Shannon, and Timothy, Krista deJonckheere and her husband, Tom of Palmer Lake, CO. and their sons, Eric and David, Krista's twin K.C. Savage and her husband, Joe Arrigo of Pueblo, CO and Santa Fe, NM and K.C.'s children and their families, Tige and his wife, Elizabeth Savage of Arlington, VA and their children, Jack, Nicholas, and Molly and Christie Olsen and her husband John of Alexandria, VA and their children Alexandra and Gatsby, and the children of Mary and George Strong: Lara Ahmen and her husband Simo of Rio Rancho, NM and their son Ryan, and Charlie Strong of Alexandria, VA. She is also especially remembered by friends, Becky Arrigo of Pueblo, Cheryl Chavez of Colorado Springs and Clif Goddin of Tulsa. Jinny's children appreciate being well educated at Sacred Heart and Jesuit schools and the University of Michigan and other colleges, travels together, the sweaters she knit, Christmas stockings she made, and the family stories she told. She raised a family where love is the most important thing. Memorial service will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, in the Montgomery & Steward Directors Chapel in Pueblo. In lieu of flowers, remembrance donations may be sent to the Mary Van Hamm and George Joseph Strong III Scholarship at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, 701 Tappan Street, Room W3700, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234, Attention: Terri Parks.
Morgan, Wendy Joan
Wendy Joan Morgan - Pueblo Chieftain - September 04, 2001 - Wendy Joan Morgan, 42, resided in Pueblo, passed away Sept. 3, 2001. She was born in Farmington, N.M., on July 17, 1959, to Jerry and Mary Jane Copeland. She graduated from Liberty High School, Liberty, Mo., and went on to graduate cum laude from the University of Missouri with a bachelor of science in physical therapy. From there she moved to Pueblo, Colo., to work as a physical therapist where she met and married her husband, Randy Morgan, on Dec. 5, 1982. Their son, Travis Michael, was born on Nov. 2, 1988. In addition to her husband and son, she is survived by her parents; a brother, Gary (Jananne) Copeland; a sister, Jana Copeland; her paternal grandmother, Zula Copeland; maternal grandmother, Juanita Williams; father and mother-in-law, Jim and Bama Morgan; two sisters-in-law, Donna (Bryan) Kinsey and Cristy (Ken) Gierhart; and five nieces and nephews. Memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2001, in the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel with the Rev. Charlie Jones officiating. In lieu of flowers, family respectfully requests donations to the Pueblo County 4-H, Hudson Ranch Fund, 215 West 10th, Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Donations may be made through the funeral home office.
Morgan, Willard Leroy Sr.
Willard Leroy Morgan Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - December 13, 2000 - Willard Leroy Morgan Sr., 65, died Monday, Dec. 11, 2000, at his home in Pueblo. Born Feb. 28, 1935, in Las Animas, Colo. Preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Goldie Morgan; brother, Phillip Morgan; and stepson, Benjamin Dale Petersen. Employed for the past four years as a mine mechanic and security officer at Gold Prince Mine in Dos Cabezas, Ariz. He also worked for other mines at Ouray and Silverton, Colo., and in Montana. Surveyor for Semic Co. and a safety inspector for MSHA, sold mobile homes for several years and worked as a road equipment operator and in construction. He loved fishing, hunting, gardening, rock collecting, and recently, bird watching. Survived by wife, Judi Morgan; former wife, Lula Phillips; son, Willard L. Morgan; daughter, Cindy Jernberg; stepson, Robert Petersen; stepdaughter-in-law, Sharon Knifer; grandchildren, Dustin and Jamie Jernberg and Elizabeth Limberis; a sister, Dorothy Bardon of California; and five step-great-grandchildren. Visitation from 4 until 7 p.m. Wednesday at Griffy Family Funeral Home in Fowler where services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be in the Las Animas Cemetery. Veteran of U.S. Air Force, five years.
Morgan, Willard Leroy, Jr.
Willard Leroy Morgan Jr. – Pueblo Chieftain – October 8, 2006 - Willard Leroy Morgan Jr. (Butch or Lee), Mar. 19, 1965 in Moab, UT, went to be with the Lord unexpectedly Oct. 2, 2006. Lee was employed at RL Auto Supply for 11 years and was in the Army National Guard in 1982. Left behind his beloved wife Amy Lynn Morgan, children Katie, Joshua, Leroy and Nichole, Granddaughter Jaylynn, mother Lula Phillipp, sister Cindy (Joe) Corral, Shirlee, Brothers Ronnie and Larry, nephew Dustin Jernberg, nieces Jamie Jernberg and Elizabeth Limberis, great nephews Skyler Lee and Zachary in-laws Terry and Tracy Poirier, sisters-in-laws Lori (Darrel) Susan (Bryan) and Jackie (Mark) niece and nephew-in-laws Bobby, Cory, Levi, Elizabeth, Cody, Victoria and Jonathan and numerous friends and relatives. Preceded in death by his father Willard Leroy Morgan Sr. and Grandparents and Uncles. Services Mon., Oct. 9, 2006 at 11 a.m. at Praise Assembly of God and a dinner will be held at Ken's Tree Service, 2114 S. Prairie. Fund set up for family at Decibel Credit Union.
William Morgan - Summit County Journal - October 31, 1913 - Forecasts Own Death - Trinidad Man Predicts His Death in Explosion - William Morgan, one of Victims of Dawson, N. M., Mine, Spoke of End Two Weeks Before - Western Newspaper Union News Service - Trinidad, Colo. - William Morgan, a former miner in this district, who was one of the men killed in the Dawson disaster, two weeks ago predicted his death in just such an explosion. He was entombed once in Pennsylvania and twice in Colorado, and upon each occasion narrowly escaped with his life.
Morlan, Anna M.
Anna M. Morlan - Pueblo Chieftain - December 28, 1999 - Anna M. Morlan, 84, died in La Junta on Dec. 27, 1999. Survived by two sons, Harold L. (Fern) Morlan, and Leroy (Norma) Morlan, both of Las Animas. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 1999, at Las Animas Cemetery.
Morlan, James E.
James E. Morlan - Pueblo Chieftain - January 02, 2000 - James E. Morlan, 57, Hasty resident, passed away Dec. 31, 1999. Funeral services, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Peacock Funeral Home. Interment, Hasty Cemetery. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Morley, Alma L.
Alma L. Morley - Denver Rocky Mountain News - January 12, 2001 - Alma L. Morley, 89, of Englewood died Jan. 5. Services were Jan. 10, with burial at Littleton Cemetery. Mrs. Morley was born in Walsenburg on Feb. 21, 1911. She married Paul Morley, 1936. She was a homemaker. Survivors include sons Stephen of Grand Junction, Douglas of Littleton, Paul and Dean, both of California; daughter Barbara Brown of Littleton; five grandchildren.
Morley, R. W.
R. W. Morley - Colorado Weekly Chieftain - April 24, 1879 - The body of Mr. R. W. Morley was followed to the grave on Sunday by all of the Masonic organizations of Pueblo.
Larry Morneau - Pueblo Chieftain - September 16, 1986 - Larry Morneau, Sept. 15, 1986. Husband of Phyllis Morneau. Father of Michael L. (Rita) Morneau; grandfather of Gina and Carla Morneau. Brother of Rita Dawson, Lorraine Babcock and Jeanne Karabogias. Brother-in-law of Barbara (Robert) Dickson, Jeanne Morneau, and Warren (Nancy) Dawson. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and retired as a music teacher at Corwin Junior High School. Services, Holy Family Church: Rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday; Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Friday. Cremation, Almont Crematory. In lieu of food gifts, memorials may be made in his name to American Cancer Society.
Morone, Mary Louise
Mary Louise Morone (Moroney) - Pueblo Chieftain - July 28, 2001 - Mary Louise Morone (Moroney), lifetime Pueblo resident, passed away July 26, 2001, at Parkview hospital. Born in Pueblo, Colo., in 1905, to Felix and Josephine Keep. Preceded in death by husband, Frank Morone; two sons, Joe Moroney and Pete Moroney; and son-in-law, Dr. Howard Kellogg; sisters, Lena Di Camillo, Josie De Julio; two brothers, Leonard Keep and Jim Keep. Survived by children, Shirley Moroney, of the family home, Barbara (Tony) Fortino, Rose Moroney, Eva May Kellogg, Nell (Chuck) Cuchiara; daughters-in-law, Maxine Moroney and Betty Moroney; brother, Joe Keep; sister, Louisa De Julio. Also survived by grandchildren; Stacy (Frank) Kinder, Kimberly (Matt) Colletti, Charles (Sandy) Cuchiara, Dennis (Darlene) Cuchiara, Kenneth (Susan) Cuchiara, Marianne (Perry) Everett, Gary (Dee) Moroney, Phil (Liz) Boling, Bryan Moroney, Sharon (Kevin) Curlee; great-grandchildren, Alexandra, Rafe, Anthony, Andrea, Michael, Alyssa, Spencer, Audrey and Marlo; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass, 11 a.m. today, July 28, 2001, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 421 Clark Street. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Those who wish may make contributions to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in memory of Mrs. Moroney, of which she was a member for 96 years. The family wishes to extend special gratitude to Dr. Larry Walls and the Parkview hospital nursing staff.
Moroney, Ellen P.
Ellen P. Moroney - Pueblo Chieftain - April 14, 2000 - Ellen P. Moroney, 93, passed away April 12, 2000. Survived by her children, Vivian Roth of Reno, Nev., Marie (Joe) Robida of Pueblo, Ray (Loretta) Moroney of Pueblo and Carol Wallen of Denver; 10 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Mike Moroney, on Oct. 28, 1971. Born Sept. 22, 1906, in Pueblo, and was a lifetime resident. Member of St. Patrick's Church. A private funeral Mass will be held, followed by interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers.
Moroney, Loretta F.
Loretta F. Moroney - Pueblo Chieftain - August 28, 2005 - Loretta F. Moroney, 72, passed away Aug. 26, 2005. Survived by her husband of 51 years, Raymond M. Moroney of the family home; mother, Fern Wertz of Pueblo; children, Mike (Gina) Moroney of Highlands Ranch, Colo., Kathy (Dale) Purcell of Pueblo and Linda Moroney of Florence; siblings, Vera Yates of Greeley, Colo., Bob (Judy) Wertz of Pueblo and Ken (Cheri) Wertz of Pueblo; and six grandchildren. Preceded in death by her father, Cecil Wertz. Loretta was born July 10, 1933, in Horace, Kan. She worked as an auto finance customer representative for GMAC. As per her request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial Mass will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug., 30, 2005, at Our Lady of the Meadows, 23 Starling, with the Reverend Father Ervin Schmidt as celebrant. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of choice through the funeral home.
Moroney, Raymond M.
Raymond M. Moroney – Pueblo Chieftain – September 17, 2006 - Raymond M. Moroney, 72, passed away Sept. 14, 2006. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Loretta F. Moroney, in 2005. Survived by his children, Michael (Gina) Moroney, Highlands Ranch, Kathy (Dale) Purcell, Pueblo, Linda Moroney, Florence; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Vivian Roth, Reno, Nev., Marie (Joe) Robida, Rye, Carol Wallin, Castle Rock; and mother-in-law, Fern Wertz, Pueblo. Raymond was born to Michael and Ellen Moroney on Aug. 20, 1934, in Pueblo. He worked in the automobile industry for more than 40 years. He was the General Sales Manager for Fortino Jackson Chevrolet and later for Diodosio Motors. He was also a member of Eagles Aerie No. 145. At his request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006, Holy Family Church, 2827 Lakeview Ave., with Msgr. Ervin Schmitt, celebrant. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Barbara Davis Center For Childhood Diabetes, through Montgomery & Steward.
Anton Marincich – Eagle Valley Enterprise – May 4, 1917 – Explosion in Hastings Mine – Note: Anton Marincich is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, April 27, 1917. Anton Marincich: Austrian, age 37, 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.” Click here: http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/hastings.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.
Moroye, Rose Ikuyo
Rose Ikuyo Moroye - Pueblo Chieftain - August 28, 1986 - Rose Ikuyo Moroye, formerly of Pueblo and more recently of Denver, passed away there Aug. 26, 1986. Mother of Richard H., Ray H. and Lester Y. Moroye. Grandmother of six. She was the sister of Emma Fumiye Yanari of Denver, Mistuye Frances Kawasaki, and Susumu Yokoi, both of Japan. Memorial services, 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at Tri-State Buddhist Temple, 1947 Lawrence Street, Denver. Private inurnment, Mountain View Cemetery, Pueblo. Arrangements through Moore-Howard Mortuary, 17th and Clarkson, Denver.
Morphy, Beulah B.
Beulah B. Morphy - Pueblo Chieftain - December 03, 2000 - Beulah B. Morphy, 106, passed away Dec. 1, 2000, in Pueblo, Colo. Survived by her daughter, Lillian (Theron) Harmon of Pueblo. At her request, there will be no viewing and private family burial has been held.
Charles Morrell - Boulder Daily Camera - August 5, 1896 - Took His Last Drink - Pueblo, Aug. 5 - Saying to a barkeeper “This is my last drink with you” Charles Morrell today poured some strychnine into a glass of beer and soon died.
Morrell, Zelda I.
Zelda I. Morrell - Pueblo Chieftain - September 18, 2001- Zelda I. Morrell, age 97, went to be with the Lord Sept. 16, 2001, in Pueblo, Colo. Born April 18, 1904, in Leota, Kan., to Samuel and Nellie Barger, who preceded her along with her loving husband of 41 years, Harry Morrell; children, Samuel, Charles, Nellie, Melvin; brothers, Reginald, Donald, Howard, Wayne; and sisters, Violet, Vera, Ruth and Melba. She is survived by children, Eleanor Chesley, Utah, John (Merlene) Morrell and Barbara Lane, both of Pueblo, Edith Brown, Utah, Virginia (Wally) Ogden, June (Carl) Lytle and Caroline Camp, all of Idaho; as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Also survived by her brother, Kenneth (Corky) Barger of Iowa. Zelda was a lifelong member and active in the Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Visitation, noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4720 Surfwood. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery.
Charles Morris – Pueblo Colorado Daily Chieftain – August 2, 1872 – The past week has been one of bloodshed, outrage and murder at Cimarron. The ball first opened with an outbreak among the military, which resulted in a German soldier being pommeled within an inch of his life at the hands of three of his comrades. The excitement caused by this had hardly died away when Charles Morris, a well known resident of Cimarron, was shot dead by a man from Red River masquerading under the sobriquet of "Chuck". The murderer surrendered himself to the sheriff, and an examination was held before Justice Rhinehart, who acquitted the prisoner on the ground of justifiable homicide. During this trial the court, prisoner and all adjourned to take a drink. We agree with the Cimarron News that this "reads grotesque to those at a distance but is not so to those who dwell there".
Cynthia Morris –Pueblo Chieftain – September 13, 2006 -Cynthia "Cindy" Morris, 45, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 10, 2006. Survived by her parents, Charles and Pat Morris; sister, Deborah E. Daniel-Easter; and husband, Curt Easter; niece, Ashlee Easter and her fiancé, Tom Cullen; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Celebration of her life, 11 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Donations may be made to Angel Flight Inc. of Oklahoma, 1515 East 71st Street, Suite 312, Tulsa, OK, 74136.
Morris, Daniel William
Daniel William Morris - Pueblo Chieftain - March 09, 2006 - Daniel William Morris, 56, a native of Pueblo passed from this earth on Saturday, March 4, 2006. His wife, Clodell and three children, William, Patrice and James Morris survive him. His mother, Genevieve Morris, four brothers and five sisters also survive him. His father, William Brown Morris, preceded him in passing. An accomplished artist and Veteran, he gifted many on his journey of living inspired by simplicity. A graveside Navy ceremony will be held at Imperial Gardens at the Veteran's Court of Honor, 5450 Highway 78 West at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2006.
Morris, Dorothy L.
Dorothy L. Morris - Pueblo Chieftain - December 08, 1998 - Dorothy L. Morris, passed away Dec. 6, 1998. Preceded in death by her husband, Harry J. Morris, March 23, 1975, and by her mother, Stella Bates in November 1991. Survived by children, Anna (Charley) Teenor and Norman Morris of Pueblo and Jim (Connie) Morris of Pueblo West- grandchildren, Sheila (Scott) Vandevere, Wayne Teenor, Dawn (Wes) Wilson, Angela Morris, Richard Morris, Carey Ann (Phillip) Jones and Sandi Teenor- and three great-grandchildren. Also survived by her brother, Clayton (Cleda) Bates of Riverside, Calif.- and her sister, Marjorie Carter of Pueblo- and by numerous nieces and nephews. She retired from St. Mary-Corwin Hospital in 1984, where she was a nurse's aide. Viewing hours are noon-5 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel, with interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 720 N. Main, No. 440, Pueblo, Colo., 81003 or to the American Lung Association, 1600 Race St., Denver, Colo., 80206.
Morris, Elizabeth A.
Elizabeth A. (Donahue) Morris - Pueblo Chieftain - November 24, 2000 - Elizabeth A. (Donahue) Morris passed away on Nov. 21, 2000. She was born on June 11, 1904, in Pueblo, Colo. She is survived by daughter, Josephine Harmon; daughter-in-law, Dorothy Morris; and grandchildren, Linda (Tim Blanchard) Smith, Frank (Audrey) Morris Jr., Beth Ann "Liz" (Mike) Young, Brenda Harmon, Dottie (Mike) Kraska, Curtis (Bonnie) Harmon, Jody Harmon; as well as numerous great and great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Morris is also survived by a special niece, Ruella Anderson; and caregivers, Sharon and Joyce. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Josephine McNichols Donahue; husband, Frank Morris; sons, Frank, Sanford and Jimmy Morris; as well as sister, Josephine Markell; brothers, Thomas and James Donahue; and a granddaughter, Connie Mae Morris. Mrs. Morris was a prominent business woman in the Bessemer area for more than 50 years as the owner of Liz's Cafe on Baystate and Evans. She was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Church where services will be held on Saturday, 10 a.m., followed by interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Please omit food and flowers. Contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Assumption Church through George McCarthy Funeral Home.
Morris, Elizabeth Ann
Elizabeth Ann Morris – Pueblo Indicator – May 2, 1914 – Elizabeth Ann Morris, wife of R. W. Morris, a pioneer East Puebloan, died last Monday and was buried Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in Odd Fellows' cemetery. Rev. John R. Edwards, pastor of the Northern Avenue M. E. church, conducted the services, and the arrangements were under the auspices of Silver Star lodge No. 2 Rebecca's.
Frank "Mickey" Morris - Pueblo Chieftain - June 09, 1986 - Frank "Mickey" Morris passed away unexpectedly June 7, 1986. Survived by his wife, Dorothy Mae Morris of the family home; children, Frank (Audrey) Morris, Queens City, N.Y., Linda Smith, Aurora, Beth Ann (Mike) Young and Dottie (Mike) Kraska, both of Pueblo; mother, Elizabeth Morris, Pueblo; sister, Josephine (Curtis) Harmon, Pueblo; grandchildren, Michelle Wickman, Christine Molyneux, Shawna Wickman, Janeen Smith, Tiffany Young, Todd Young, Greg Young, Connie Kraska and Amber Kraska. Also survived by his best friend and brother-in-law, Jess (Joyce) Sutton; sister-in-law, Patty (Jim) Trimble, all of Pueblo, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his daughter, Connie Mae Wickman; father, Frank S. Morris; and brother, Sanford Morris. Member of the Ascension Episcopal Church. Born July 9, 1924, in Brazil, Ind., and was a longtime Pueblo resident, retiring in 1976 as art director for KOAA-TV. After his retirement, he was co-owner of Liz's Old Town Cafe. He also was a freelance artist and dedicated his work to many charitable organizations. Service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Rouch Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Robert L. Schilling officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. The family may be contacted at the family home, 624 Henry.
George Morris – Akron Weekly Pioneer Press – October 20, 1911 – George Morris, aged fifteen, gate-tender at the Minnequa steel works at Pueblo, went to sleep on the track just inside the plant yards, and was run over by an ore car. Both legs were severed at the knees and he died two hours later.
Hazel (Sanders) Morris - Pueblo Chieftain - May 05, 2002 - Hazel (Sanders) Morris, 77, passed away May 3, 2002. Preceded in death by her son, Kenneth “Ike” Sanders; mother, Doris Whitney; and sister, Zelma Champlain. Survived by her loving husband of 37 years, Leon Morris; sons, Chris (Donna) Sanders, Larry (Patt) Morris; grandchildren, Bill Sanders, Shelly Robitaille, Brian Morris, Milena Morris, Moriah Morrow and Heather Morris; and five great-grandchildren. Hazel was a Pueblo resident since 1935. Graveside service 10 a.m. Monday, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in her memory.
Morris, James A.
James A. “Jim” Morris - Pueblo Chieftain - December 17, 2005 - James A. "Jim" Morris, previously of Pueblo, and a resident of Reno, Nev. passed on Dec 14, 2005. Jim was born on Jan. 1, 1938 in Pueblo and graduated in the class of 1956 at Central High School. Before moving to Reno, he was employed at the CF&I in the Rod Mill. Jim retired from the Teamsters in 2000. He was an active member of the Elks Lodge while in Pueblo. Survived by his wife Linda, of Reno. Preceded in death by parents, James A "Cap" and Virginia Morris. Survivors include son Rod (Hope) Morris, Tenn., and daughter Deanna (Don) Jones of Pueblo, 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, brother, Vern (Nancy) Morris of Lakewood, sisters Gertrude (Don) Chapin of Weldona, Colo. and Patty Morris of Pueblo, two step-children Tim and Tammie of Reno and three step-grandsons and a host of friends. Memorial service will be held in Reno, Dec. 19, 10:30 a.m., at the Fellowship Community Church, (P.O. Box 60283), 8597 Lemmon Drive, Reno (Lemmon Valley), NV 89506.
Morris, Jenetta M.
Jenetta M. Morris - Pueblo Chieftain - September 26, 1999 - Jenetta M. Morris, 84, passed away Sept. 23, 1999, in her home in Las Animas. Born on May 24, 1915, in Daniel Boone County, Ky. Survived by her son, Jerry (Joyce) Butler of Las Animas; daughter-in-law, Wanda Morris of Pueblo; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, J.W. (Jane) Butler of Louisville, Ky.; sisters, Barbara Embry, and Lois (Roy) Ferrell, both of Madisonville, Ky. Preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, James C. Morris; and a son, Jeral Elwood Morris. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, make contributions to any local hospice, or the Casa De La Esperanza Orphanage in care of the Southwest Church of Christ, 1635 S. Pueblo Blvd., Pueblo, Colo., 81005 in her memory.
Morris, Jeral E.
Jeral E. Morris - Pueblo Chieftain - December 18, 1998 - Jeral E. Morris, 66, passed away Dec. 15, 1998. Survived by his wife, Wanda Morris- daughter, Sue (Vincent) Blunn- sons, James (Marilyn) Morris, Michael Morris, Jeral (Patty Hawkins) Morris- grandchildren, Jessie Blunn, Koby and Kimberly Hawkins- mother, Jenetta Morris- brother, Jerry (Joyce) Butler. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. , 11 a.m. Saturday, Southwest Church of Christ. Cremation, Imperial Crematory. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in his memory.
Morris, John J.
John J. Morris – Pueblo Indicator – May 2, 1914 – Mrs. J. M. Johnson leaves tonight for El Paso to attend the funeral of her brother, John J. Morris, roadmaster of the Mexican Northwestern, who was killed in Cumore tunnel disaster.
Morris, Lessie G.
Lessie G. Morris - Pueblo Chieftain - April 14, 2006 - Lessie G. Morris, 89, born May 24, 1916, in Amarillo, Texas, passed away April 12, 2006, in Pueblo, Colo. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Emma Griggs; her twin sister, Leslie Griggs; sisters, Janette (Clyde) Garrison and Carlee (J.W.) Bradshaw; an infant brother; and her son, Leonard "Butch" Morris. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Leonard Morris; her son, Bob (Margaret) Morris; grandson, Robert S. (Lisa) Morris; great-granddaughter, Arielle Morris; numerous nieces and nephews. Lessie graduated from Childress High School in Childress, Texas. She worked for Safeway for 30 years, and was active in the Retail Clerks Union. Lessie was a longtime member of Temple Baptist Church. She loved to collect cookbooks and recipes. She enjoyed "RV-ing" with the "Jolly Sams" Club. Viewing, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 17, 2006, at Temple Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food or flowers, donations may be made in Lessie's memory to the Temple Baptist Youth Fund.
Morris, Lucy D.
Lucy D. Morris – Pueblo Indicator – August 18, 1934 – Mrs. Lucy D. Morris, who for many years superintendent of Mountain View cemetery, died at Los Angeles, August 6th, and the remains were cremated and sent to Pueblo for interment. She is survived by two sons, Arthur M. Morris of Denver, and James A. Morris of Los Angeles. A host of friends who will deeply regret her passing.
M. Morris - Brandon Bell - September 20, 1912 - M. Morris, a stranger at Pueblo, committed suicide in jail la few minutes after he had been locked up on a charge of forgery.
Morris, Robert Ray
Robert (Bob) Ray Morris - Colorado Springs Gazette - September 26, 2007 - Robert (Bob) Ray Morris, age 81, went to be with the Lord on September 23, 2007. He was born on January 3, 1926 at Simla, CO to James A and Josie B (Richardson) Morris who preceded him in death. Robert was married to Virginia B. Burnett on June 11, 1960 in Raton, NM. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years. They had a very loving, caring life together through many wonderful times and some hardships. They were always seen together as a loving couple. Robert attended Alta Vista School and graduated from Simla High School in 1944. He was a farmer/rancher eight miles South of Simla, CO for many years then worked for Elbert County Road Maintenance Department until he retired. He moved to Simla when his parents passed away in 1981. He was a very strong believer in Jesus Christ as his Savior and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Simla. His last three years were at the Good Samaritan Home in Simla, CO where he was well taken care of by the workers there. He was known there by his singing the old hymns as he went down the halls. Robert served in the Army during WW II from April 30, 1945 to January 5, 1947. He was a part of the first occupation forces in Japan. He was a member of the local American Legion for many years. Bob is survived by two brothers, J Weldon Morris and wife Ada of Lakewood, CO, C. Wayne Morris and wife Nancy of Colorado Springs, CO. He is also survived by three sisters Velma K Labertew of Pueblo, CO, Mildred I Wofford of Lakewood, CO, and Alene R. Karnes and husband Avner of Goodyear, AZ. Bob had no children but is survived by several nieces and nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews. He also had many relatives and friends in the Colorado, Missouri, and Ohio areas. He will be greatly missed by all. Visitation for Bob will be held on Thursday, September 27 from 6 to 8 PM at the Love Funeral Home in Limon, CO. A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 28 at 10:30 AM at the First Baptist Church in Simla, CO. Burial will follow in the Simla Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Simla Good Samaritan Care Center P.O. Box 38 Simla, CO 80835. Love Funeral Home of Limon was in charge of the arrangements.
Morrison, Edith V.
Edith V. Morrison - Pueblo Chieftain - September 10, 1919 - Edith V. Morrison. The funeral was held yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the McCarthy chapel. Rev. John H. Ketchum conducted services. Mrs. R. T. McCarthy sang “Abide With Me,” “Savior Pilot Me” and “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere,” Pallbearers were J. L. Myers, Foly Barker, Roy Webster, Harry Cooper, James Buchanan and Henry Nielson. Flower bearers were H. E. Clucas and Scott Chilcott. Interment in Mountain View cemetery.
Mrs. Eva Morrison – Pueblo Chieftain – February 15, 1934 - At 708 East Second street, Wednesday Feb. 14, Mother of Mrs. Niles of the family home; sister of Samuel Spickard, Pasadena, Calif. And Miss Daisy Spickard, Lincoln, Neb. Grandmother of four. Member of the Christian church. Announcement later.
Morrison, Joe L.
Rev. Joe L. Morrison - Pueblo Chieftain - September 24, 2000 - Rev. Joe L. Morrison, 64, former pastor of Eighth Street Baptist Church, departed this life unexpectedly Sept. 21, 2000, at Evans Army Hospital, Colorado Springs. Born Oct. 5, 1935, in Alto, Texas. He served in the U.S. Army and retired with 27 years service and the rank of chief warrant officer (CW-3). At the time of his untimely death, Rev. Morrison was pastor of True Spirit Baptist Church, Colorado Springs. Preceded in death by his father, Ernest. Rev. Morrison leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife, Anita (Upshaw) Morrison; children, Victor Morrison, Rickey Morrison and Janet Morrison; siblings, Eugene McCant, Henry McCant, Doris McCant, Maddie McCant, Melba McCant and Joyce McCant; seven grandchildren; other relatives and his church family. Visitation, noon until 8 p.m. Monday, Angelus Chapel, 2535 Airport Road, Colorado Springs. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Tuesday, the Sanctuary of St. John Baptist Church, 902 S. Prospect St., Colorado Springs. Interment will be in the family plot, Stonewall Cemetery, Douglas, Texas, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the True Spirit Baptist Church, 3231 Chelton Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80909.
Morrison, Milton E.
Milton E. Morrison - Pueblo Chieftain - February 16, 2005 - Milton E. Morrison, 77, passed away Feb. 15, 2005, due to a stroke. He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Elfleda Morrison; sister, Evelyn Burkett. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Mary L. Morrison; daughters, Mary (Brad) Zerfas, Susan (Mike) Jones, Evie Hall, Cecilia (Lon) Coffman; brother-in-law, Bill Berklich; grandchildren, Zach Zerfas and Michael Jones. Milton retired from the CF&I Steel Mill. His greatest moments were those spent with his family. Milton was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He will be missed by all who knew him. Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, Our Lady of the Meadows, with inurnment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers and food, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Mr. Morrison - Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain - February 13, 1879 - Death On the Trail. To a person who has never crossed the snowy range in the winter time it is next to impossible to convey an idea of the perils encountered by those who have to traverse the narrow, steep and treacherous trails in some of the mountain passes. Snow slides are of frequent occurrence especially in the early winter before the snow which falls very rapidly has become packed. A very slight jar or agitation will sometimes start an avalanche of several acres. The last victim we have heard of was Mr. Joseph Sellars, the faithful carrier who carries the mail from Silverton to Barber's ranch. The trail crosses the range at Cunningham gulch, and it is a dangerous road even in the summer time. He was coming east a week ago last Thursday and at Deep creek, a locality about one mile beyond Grassy Hill station, he was caught in a slide and carried down into a deep ravine and buried several feet under the snow. Mr. W. D. Watson, the keeper of Grassy Hill station, and several others exerted themselves to recover the body but did not succeed till the Monday following in finding him. The above particulars are gleaned from the Del Norte Prospector, and yesterday we learned from C. L. Weinberg that two other citizens of Silverton perished at the same time. One of them is named Morrison and the other Fred Gardner, a young lawyer formerly of Pueblo, and well known to many of our citizens. The mail had not been recovered at last accounts.
Vivian Morrison - The Oregonian - October 27, 2003 - Portland, OR - Vivian Morrison died Oct. 22, 2003, at age 88. Vivian Perea was born June 16, 1915, in Trinidad, Colo. She moved to Portland in 1955 and then lived in Colorado for several years before returning to Portland in 1988. She was a retired dental assistant. In 1993, she married Jim Morrison; he died in 1997. Survivors include her son, Eugene E. Jaramillo; daughter, Joann Garcia; brother, Joseph Perea; sister, Cecilia Manaka; and seven grandchildren. Her son Robert Jaramillo died in 1956. Arrangements by American Burial.
John Morrissey – Castle Rock Journal – February 15, 1893 – John Grogan and John Morrissey were burned to death in a small saloon in Bessemer Tuesday night.
Mary Morrissey - Yampa Leader - October 18, 1912 - Gets Windfall but Keeps Working - Pueblo -Thomas Morrissey, who recently inherited $25,000 by the death of his mother, Mrs. Mary Morrissey, in Chicago, has returned from there. He is a machinist and says he will remain at work and invest in real estate.
Divina Morrone - Pueblo Chieftain - August 03, 1986 - Divina Morrone was born in Italy Aug. 8, 1908, and passed away in Colorado Springs Aug. 1, 1986. Generous and loving to all, she had been married to Carmen George Morrone for over 61 years. She was the mother of Edith (Bob) Kralich, George (Marva) Morrone Jr., John S. Morrone, and Norma Jean (Kenneth) Walter. She also was the grandmother of Valerie Wilcox, John Phillip Morrone, Georgia Ann Divina Boone, Perry Michael Morrone, Paula Kay Kralich, George Carmen Morrone, Kevin John Walter, and Nichol Helman. Her great-grandchildren were George Marc Boone, Chelsea, and Courtney Wilcox. She also is survived by an aunt, Louise Occhiuto, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. She is predeceased by a sister, Virginia Spagnuolo, in 1977. She was a member of St. Therese Lodge. Services will be at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel. Recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. Monday and Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Entombment at Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation open to all from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. The family respectfully requests the omission of food. The family will greet friends at 1212 Constitution, as well as after services Monday night and Tuesday morning.
Morrone, Emanuel J.
Emanuel J. "Willy/Amos" Morrone - Pueblo Chieftain - August 31, 2001 - Age 94, lifetime Pueblo resident, went to be with the Lord Aug. 30, 2001. Preceded by his parents, Salvator and Rachel Morrone; four brothers; and two sisters. Survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Esther R. Holm-Morrone; children, Esther Jean (Ronald) Blake, Ruth (Milton) Blazina; as well as four grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and two sisters. A close friend once said that Emanuel was a man without enemies. He was a proud family man who always put his family first. His love of the outdoors was best illustrated through his rose and lily garden, from which he often gathered a rose or two for his favorite friends around town. After 47 years of service in the 10-inch mill of CF&I Steel, he retired and focused his spare time on his favorite hobbies. As a charter member of Fin and Feather, he spent many hours perfecting his fishing and hunting hobbies. He was a member of the CF&I Union Hall No. 2102. The family wishes to thank Pastor Jack Schmitt, the Life Care Center of Pueblo and Hospice for their compassion and prayers throughout Emanuel's illness. Funeral Mass, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2001, at Holy Family Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Emanuel's name to the Hospice foundation or the charity of your choice.
Morrone, Esther R.
Esther R. (Holm) Morrone - Pueblo Chieftain - September 12, 2002 - Esther R. (Holm) Morrone, 89, lifetime Pueblo resident, went to be with the Lord Sept. 7, 2002. She is preceded in death by her parents, Carl J. and Hulda C. Holm; her husband of 65 years, Emanuel J. Morrone; and her sister, Ruth (Holm) Guzowsky. Survived by her children, Esther Jean (Ronald) Blake and Ruth (Milton) Blazina; as well as four grandchildren, Christine A. (Blake) Schemmel, Timothy E. Blake, Kimberly J. (Blazina) Harding and Kevin A. Blazina; several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Esther worked as a telephone operator for Mountain Bell Telephone Co., and was a homemaker. Soon after her retirement, she focused all of her energies on her family and her church volunteer work. As a 74-year member of Tabor Lutheran Church, Esther was actively involved as a dedicated Sunday School teacher, member of the altar guild, and women's circle. She dedicated her time and prayers to the needs of the members of the church by serving on the prayer chain, and her greeting card ministry. Her interests included crocheting, playing bridge with her friends, bird watching, fishing, baking and being in her flower garden. Esther was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She will be remembered by her grandchildren as a teacher of life skills, especially those of selflessness, gratitude and compassion. Many hours were enjoyed together learning and playing a variety of games. Visitation will be held between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Tabor Lutheran Church, with interment at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Esther's name to the memorial fund of Tabor Lutheran Church, 102 E. Orman, Pueblo, CO 81004, or to the charity of your choice.
Morrone, John S.
John (Dino) S. Morrone - Pueblo Chieftain - August 07, 2000 - John (Dino) S. Morrone went to be with the Lord on Aug. 4, 2000. John is preceded in death by his mother, Divina Felice Morrone, and his father, Carmen George Morrone. Survived by his sons, John P. Morrone and Perry (Sandy) Morrone; daughter, Valerie Wilcox; granddaughters, Chelsea and Courtney Wilcox; sisters and brother, Edith Kralich, George (Marva) Morrone and Norma Jean (Kenneth) Walter; ex sister-in-law and special friend, Linda Boone; and nieces and nephews, Sharon (Woody) Simmons, Georgia Ann Boone, Paula (Dulio) Stricca, George (Debbie) Morrone, Kevin (Devona) Walter and Nichol (Scott) Gorman. Also survived by great-nieces and nephews, George, Sonny Marc (Amanda) Boone, Chelsea, Elana, Monica, Ryan, Jeffery, Kayla and Kenny and many special friends. John enjoyed making people laugh, singing, Karaoke and playing Nintendo. At his request there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial Mass will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000, at Mount Carmel Church with Rev. Father John Waters as celebrant. Inurnment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Mount Carmel Hall following the inurnment. In lieu of flowers and food, a memorial fund has been set up in memory of John Morrone through the funeral home office.
Morrone, Louis G.
Louis G. Morrone - Pueblo Chieftain - October 03, 2004 - Louis G. Morrone, 77, born in Pueblo, April 8, 1927, departed this life Oct. 1, 2004. Survived by his wife of 55 years, Barbara Morrone; children, Debbie (John) Carleo, Paula (Doug) Gist, Jeff (Bridgette LaVallee) Morrone, all of Pueblo, and Father Louis Morrone, O.P. of Denver; grandchildren, Nicole and Jenna Gist, Katie and Gianna Carleo, Victor and Frankie Morrone and Alex Hynes; a great-granddaughter, Raven Wooford. Also survived by a sister, Elanor Hart, Pueblo; a brother, Paul (Carolyn) Marone, Hillsboro, Ore.; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Preceded in death by parents, Louie and Filomena Morone; and a sister, Phyllis Hardison. Louis was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, godfather, uncle, brother-in-law and friend who touched our lives through his faith, love and laughter. Visitation, noon until 5 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Both services at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church. Recitation of the rosary, 7 p.m. today. Mass of Christian burial, 10:30 a.m. Monday, Rev. Louis Morrone O.P., celebrant. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The Morrone family will receive friends at Assumption hall following both services.
Morrow, Edith M.
Edith M. Morrow - Pueblo Chieftain - August 21, 2000 - Edith M. Morrow, born April 4, 1913, in a prairie dugout in Prowers County, Colo., went to be with the Lord Aug. 19, 2000. Preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Arthur E. Morrow, on March 2, 1998. Edith and Art's legacy lives on in three children, Arthur L. (Beverley) Morrow, San Luis Obispo, Calif., G. Steven (Kathleen) Morrow, Green Mountain Falls, Colo., and Kathleen W. (Ray) Dodson, Rye, Colo.; as well as 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many cousins, nieces and nephews; and one sister of Pueblo, Ethel (Stan) Suckle. Also considered children by Edith and Art are Yosh and Uma Manchanda of Yorba Linda, Calif. Edith was preceded in death by her parents, Perry and Clara Culbertson, and her brother, George. Edith was a devout Christian lady and homemaker devoted to her husband, family and everyone she knew, inspiring each and every one by her service. Her sense of humor remained with her even up to her death. A memorial service will be held at St. Paul United Methodist Church (107 E. Routt) at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2000. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Colorado Society for the Prevention of Blindness, 3506 E. 17th Ave., Denver, CO 80206 or the St. Paul UMC Organ Fund.
Dr. F. Morrow – Aspen Weekly Chronicle – January 6, 1890 – Pueblo, Colo., Jan. 2. – The body of Dr. F. Morrow, of Arlington, Colorado, was found this morning in the Arkansas River, opposite the North Side smelter. Missouri Pacific switchmen have seen the body for several days past, but supposed it was a log. The head was frozen in a mass of ice. The feet were also frozen in ice, and it was with difficulty that the body could be got out. The man had not been robbed, as there was found on his person $21, and other papers. He was last seen alive at 5:30, Dec. 28, when he started to the depot to take the 6:30 train. He did not take the train, and no one knows where he went. A bruise over the right eye looked as if he had been struck with some blunt instrument, though if the man had fallen from one of the bridges upon slag at the edge of the river it might have made the same kind of wound. Morrow was about 52 years old, and leaves a wife, who is living here. Morrow was holding a land claim at Arlington, and was local physician of the Missouri Pacific railway at that point. He was in Pueblo on a spree last month. He had formerly lived at Canon City and other places in Colorado, having been in this part of the country nineteen years. Morrow was an old Grand Army man and organizer of the Union Veterans.
Isabel Morrow - Pueblo Chieftain - August 14, 1986 - Isabel Morrow, late of 630 Jackson, passed away Aug. 12, 1986. Mrs. Morrow was born in Aboyne Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on Dec. 14, 1885. She is survived by two daughters, Isabell Morrow and Ruth Nichols, both of Pueblo, and a nephew, James Middleton of Indiana. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Morrow in 1953. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Roselawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Robert Mace of Westminster United Presbyterian Church officiating.
Phillip Morrow - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - August 11, 1922 - Pueblo - D. Z. Bray and Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Morrow, negroes, were drowned recently when they were caught by a wall of water as they were crossing Peck creek, ten miles west of Pueblo, in an automobile. Mrs. D. Z. Bray was saved.
Morrow, Phillip (Mrs.)
Mrs. Phillip Morrow - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - August 11, 1922 - Pueblo - D. Z. Bray and Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Morrow, negroes, were drowned recently when they were caught by a wall of water as they were crossing Peck creek, ten miles west of Pueblo, in an automobile. Mrs. D. Z. Bray was saved.
Morrow, Sean M.
Sean M. Morrow – Huerfano World – November 14, 2002 - Sean Michael Morrow, 20, of Shenandoah, in Spring, TX, was killed in a three-car accident on Oct. 27, 2002. He is survived by his parents, Michael and Debra Morrow, and sister, Jennifer, of the family home; grandparents, John and Janice Turkovich, of Walsenburg, Donna McNeley, of Mesa, AZ, and James L. Morrow, of Montrose; several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Funeral services were held on Friday, Nov. 1, 2002 in the chapel at the Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home with Rev. Msgr. Charles C. Domec officiating. Cremation followed. You may contact the Morrows at 710 Rosewood Dr., Spring TX, 77381.
Morrow, W. R.
W. R. (Roy) Morrow - Pueblo Chieftain - January 25, 1987 - W. R. (Roy) Morrow. Service, 2 p.m. Monday, Granada United Methodist Church. Interment, Granada Cemetery. Visitation will be held 1 to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to service time Monday at Granada United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Granada United Methodist Church in care of Curt DuVall, Granada, Colo., 81041.
Morse, A. B.
Dr. A. B. Morse - La Veta Advertiser – December 24, 1898 - A letter received from John W. Kriger yesterday states that Dr. A. B. Morse, formerly of La Veta, died of paralysis at Manitou on the 21st inst.
Morse, John D.
John D. Morse - Pueblo Chieftain - June 11, 2006 - John D. Morse, 55. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.
Morse, Leonard G.
Leonard G. Morse - Pueblo Chieftain – November 21, 1955 – Leonard G. Morse of 1740 E. 12th St., one of Pueblo's oldest residents who came to the city in 1872 and at once operated gun shop, died Sunday at the age of 92. He was a grand-nephew of Samuel B. Morse, inventor of the telegraph. Mr. Morse, an honorary life member of the Pueblo Elks Lodge, went to Miami, Fla., to live in 1925, but returned to Pueblo in the fall of 1850. Mr. Morse attended Centennial High School in 1872. In addition to operating the fun shop, he was employed at one time or another at Crews Beggs Dry Goods Co., for the Pueblo Smelter Co., the Pueblo Auto Co., and the First National Bank. The gun store was opened by his father, the late H. M. Morse, at 512 N. Main St., but after purchasing the business, the son moved the establishment to the triangle at First and Main. The business was terminated after burglars store the entire stock of guns and pistols. Mr. Morse in 1953 was considered a 'dark horse' in the competition to select the oldest living person who attended public schools in the city. He was the grandfather of Mrs. Edith Brown, Mrs. Elizabeth Gray, Mrs. Fred Watson, Miss Emma Beeman, Fred Beeman, Charlie Beeman, Alva Beeman, Phillip Beeman, Herbert Beeman, and Richard Beeman, all of Pueblo; Leonard Morse of Denver; Mrs. Gloria Isler of Miami; Mrs. Mary Arnold of Vallejo, Calif., and Raymond Beeman of Mabron, Wash. He was the step-father of Mrs. Irene Rhodes of Miami. Also surviving are a son-in-law, Charles Beeman of Pueblo, and a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Olive Morse of Denver, 37 great grandchildren and 14 great-grand children. Mr. Morse was one of the original members of the Pioneer Volunteer Fire Department of Pueblo and a member of the Christian Church. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Davis Mortuary, Pueblo. Elks Lodge will conduct the services.
Lucile Zimmer Morse - Petoskey News-Review – November 16, 2003 – Petoskey, MI - Mrs. Lucile (Housh) Zimmer Morse, age 101, of Colony Court in Niles, died at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at Riveridge Manor in Niles following an extended illness. She was born on March 19, 1902, in Oskaloosa, Kan., to Frank Charles and Daisy (Tedrick) Housh, the owners of the local general store. She graduated from high school and junior college in Kansas City, and attended the University of Kansas, Lawrence. On Dec. 1, 1928, in Kansas City, Kan., she was married to Henry W. "Heine" Zimmer. Mr. Zimmer came with his bride to Niles to work as an accountant for fellow University of Illinois alumnus Mr. Lawrence Plym at the Kawneer Company after it had moved from its founding "near the Kaw" River, Kansas. Mr. Zimmer served many years as executive vice president and chairman of Kawneer, and preceded Lucile in death on May 20, 1962. During most of this time, Mr. and Mrs. Zimmer lived in the former Kimmel Mansion at Topinabee and Chicago Roads. That property is also the home of the gazebo from Castle Rest, which Pawating Hospital needed to remove as the hospital expanded beyond the walls of that mansion. Mrs. Zimmer was proud to have rescued the gazebo, which added to the family's frequent entertaining of family and friends. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Niles, and was the last founding member of the Niles Service League and her Bridge Club. She and her husband were also founding members of Fernwood Botanic Garden, the Signal Point Club, and the former Pickwick Club. She was a member of the Pawating Hospital Auxiliary and the Niles Garden Club. In all of these memberships she chose to be quite active and volunteered many hours. She was a summer resident of Walloon Lake, where she was a member of the Walloon Lake Association. She was an avid reader and was known for her loving spirit which she shared with all. On April 29, 1967, at the University of Notre Dame (Indiana), she was married to Franklin A. Morse who preceded her in death in 1973. In addition to her two husbands, she was preceded in death by a son, David Housh Zimmer, her sister, Margaret "Peg" Hayward, and brother, Tedrick Housh. Surviving family includes her sons, H. Tedrick Zimmer of Naples, Fla., John W. (Sally) Zimmer of Grand Rapids, and Charles F. (Gail) Zimmer of Jacksonville, Fla.; stepsons, Charles (Lynn) Morse of South Bend, Ind., and Steve Morse of Suttons Bay; stepdaughter, Kitty Duncan, of La Veta, Colo.; eight grandchildren; 13 stepgrandchildren; and many great-grandchildren and a sister, Emmy Lou Sears, of Kansas City. Services for Mrs. Lucile H. Zimmer Morse will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, at First Presbyterian Church in Niles with the Rev. Ronald H. Wakeman officiating. A reception will follow at the Signal Point Club in Niles. The family will gather at a private time for committal services at the graveside at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles. Contributions in memory of Mrs. Lucile Zimmer Morse may be made to The Foundation of First Presbyterian Church, or Fernwood Botanic Garden, or the Walloon Lake Association. Arrangements were made at Halbritter Funeral Home in Niles.
Mortenson, Carl M.
Carl M. Mortenson - Pueblo Chieftain - April 16, 1986 - Carl M. Mortenson, age 91, passed away April 14, 1986, at a local nursing home. Survived by his wife, Edith of the family home; two sons, Morris (Esther) Mortenson, Pueblo; Earl (Helen) Mortenson, Concord, Calif.; and two grand-sons, Bryan and James Mortenson, both of California. Member of Tabor Lutheran Church and Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Retired railroad engineer for the Denver-Rio Grande Railroad following 46 years of service. Born Sept. 14, 1894, in Kohing, Denmark. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home office. Service, 2 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 1986, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel with the Rev. Ronald D. Nelson officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Mortimer, Emma E.
Emma E. Mortimer - Albuquerque Journal – October 10, 2004 - Emma E. Mortimer passed away October 7, 2004 at the age of 91. She was born in Pueblo, CO on December 16, 1912 to Anna and James McIntire. She attended school in Boulder and Denver and attended Greeley Teachers College to become a school teacher. In 1933 she married Forrest E. Mortimer. For many years Emma worked for the Jefferson County School system. They lived in the Golden-Denver area until Forrest's retirement from Mountain Bell Telephone Co. They moved to Utah and Washington State for a short time and settled in Albuquerque in 1988. Emma had a very creative mind and enjoyed working with her various crafts. She is preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Forrest; two brothers, Carl and Harold McIntire; and one sister, Enda Jenkins. She is survived by two daughters, Carol and husband, John Simpson of Manson, WA and Particia A. and husband, David Perovich of Albuquerque; one sister, Ruth Barefield of San Antonio, TX; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to a favorite charity in her name. Graveside services will be held at Gate of Heaven Cemetery on Monday, October 11, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Robert Stone of Covenant United Methodist Church officiating. Arrangements for Emma E. Mortimer are under the direction of the Yaksich-Long Funeral Home of Raton.
Morton, Earl W.
Earl W. Morton - Pueblo Chieftain - April 04, 1999 - Earl W. Morton, a resident of Pueblo for the last 32 years, passed away Friday, April 2, 1999, at the age of 81 years. He is survived by his wife, Ilia, of 52 years- son, David- special daughter, Linda Beeler of Arkansas- and many nieces and nephews. He served with the U.S. Army Medical Corp. in both World War II and the Korean Conflict, was a member of the American Legion, Post 264, in Marceline, Mo., for 54 years and was a member of the D.A.V. in Pueblo. Earl was an active volunteer in many local community services and a member of Faith United Methodist Church. s will be held at Faith United Methodist Church on Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at 3 p.m. Inurnment of cremated remains will take place in early summer in Marceline, Mo.
Morton, Gary P.
Gary P. Morton - Pueblo Chieftain - November 24, 2005 - Gary P. Morton, 54, passed away Nov. 22, 2005. Survived by his mother, Goldie; siblings, Joanne (Royce), Shirley, Dickie, Bonnie (Chuck), Sherry (Richard), Art (Peggy), Robert, Paul, Merry (Larry), Alan and Rose (Dave); and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his father, Joseph; stepfather, Robert Bartek; and brother, Randy. Gary was born Sept. 25, 1951, in Pueblo. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Era and was committed to the Pueblo Toy Run. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2005, Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Sam Kramer officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.
Morton, Ilia Mae
Ilia Mae Morton - Pueblo Chieftain - March 03, 2000 - Ilia Mae Morton, age 71, passed away March 1, 2000. Preceded in death by her husband, Earl Wayne Morton in 1999. Survived by her son, David Wayne Morton, Pueblo; special daughter, Linda Beeler, Texas; and many nieces and nephews. Ilia was an active volunteer in many local community services. At her request, cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial service, Sunday, March 5, 2000, 6 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, 121 Adams. Inurnment at a later date in Marceline, Mo.
Paul Morton - Bayfield Blade - January 26, 1911 - Paul Morton is Dead - New York - Paul Morton, president of the Equitable Life Assurance Society, and secretary of the navy under Theodore Roosevelt, died of cerebral hemorrhage in the Hotel Seymour. He was stricken in a hallway in the hotel and died an hour later without regaining consciousness. The West has lost one of its best friends in Paul Morton. He was born and raised in Nebraska, and got his start in the West. He was for some time an officer of the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company, making his home in Pueblo, and it was in the building up of the Santa Fe railroad that he first achieved national reputation. In a speech delivered before the Chamber of Commerce in Denver a few years ago, Morton declared that he was strictly a Western man. "I don't belong in New York," he said. "I am just a sort of minister pleni-potentiary there, with my real interest in this great Western country."
Phyllis Morton - Pueblo Chieftain - April 18, 2004 - Phyllis Morton , 74, formerly of Pueblo, CO passed away April 8, 2004 in Cottonwood, CA. Mother of Carol Phelps of Cottonwood, CA, Harold “Harry” (Sandy) Morton of Kansas City, KS and Helen Lee of Pueblo, CO, sister of Lorraine Kirkland of Beulah, CO, Aleen (Archie) Chaboude of Boise, ID, Clifford White of Wrangell, AK and Orville (Martha) White of Pueblo, CO, grandmother of Scott Phelps and Lena Phelps both of Cottonwood CA., numerous nieces and nephews and a great grandson. In 1968 she started selling Avon and in 1972 became a manager for Avon and in 1985 moved to CA. to care for her aunt and got a part-time job at a department store selling crystal and china. It was a joke in the family that she could sell you anything. She loved helping people. She also loved the climate and her garden in CA. Services were held in Cottonwood, CA.
Moruzzi, Clemmie Lou
Clemmie Lou Moruzzi - Pueblo Chieftain - June 16, 1999 - Clemmie Lou Moruzzi, 82, born Aug. 28, 1916, went to be with the Lord on June14, 1999 . Preceded in death by husbands, Levi (Ebe) Lapp and Delphus Moruzzi-brother, Manuel Grayson- and sister, Christine Burris. Survived by children, Ira Lee Lapp, James (Thelma) Lapp, John (Rosemary) Moruzzi, Jane (Dick)Higdon, Charles (Linda) Moruzzi, and Della (Frank) Skul- brother, David (Margarite) Grayson- sisters, Wilma Padmore and Dovie (Ralph) Kaut- numerous grandchildren- great-grandchildren- and other relatives. Clemmie worked at Dana Corp., 25 years, retiring in 1978. She was a member of Grace Community Church and Dana Retiree's Club. Viewing, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, and 8a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Memorial Gardens.
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