The Tri-County Obituary Project

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

The Tri-County Obituary Project Coordinator is Louise Adams .
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Murch, Jack Paul
Jack Paul Murch - Denver Rocky Mountain News - August 19, 1999 - Jack Paul Murch, 75, of St. George, Utah, formerly of La Veta, died Aug. 10. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Dec. 25, his birthday, at Arvada United Methodist Church, 6750 Carr St. Mr. Murch was born in Burlington, Iowa, on Dec. 25, 1923. He married Carolyn Sue Garrow. He was a career noncommissioned officer, having served in the Navy and the Air Force during World War II and the Korean War, and was later a building inspector and industrial construction-safety engineer. He developed the Panorama subdivision in Arvada. Survivors include his wife; sons Joe, James; daughter Krista Kay Makahusz of New Hampshire; stepsons Chris and Kori Garrow, Steve Fischel; brother James; sisters Carol Henderson, Mary Ann Nimrod of Wheat Ridge; six grandchildren.

Murdoch, Orpha Mabel
Orpha Mabel Murdoch - Eastside Journal - May 26, 2004 - Bellevue, WA - Orpha Mabel Murdoch of Renton died May 15, 2004, in Kent. She was 85. Born Aug. 27, 1918, in Gulnare, Colo., she lived in Renton since 1945. An expediter at The Boeing Co. for more than 25 years, she retired in 1976. As a member of New Life Church in Renton, she was a Sunday school teacher and deaconess. She enjoyed reading, baseball, opera and plays, quilting, photography and traveling. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Jesse James Herlyck in 1960, and James Murdoch in 1976. She is survived by her sons, Allen Herlyck of Port Angeles and Hugh Murdoch of Renton; daughters Shirley Fulcher and Linda Paulson, both of Seattle; brothers Lester Herlyck of Gridley, Calif., and Arthur Herlyck of Pueblo, Colo.; sisters Elva Puckett of Everett, Jewell Browning of Maple Valley and Ethel Greenland of Chandler, Ariz.; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday at Greenwood Funeral Home in Renton. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenwood Memorial Park in Renton. Memorials may be made to Highline Community Hospital, Geropsychiatric Program, 12844 Military Road S., Tukwila, WA 98148.

Murdock, Mr.
Mr. Murdock – Pueblo Colorado Daily Chieftain – June 2, 1874 – A Mr. Murdock, formerly a conductor on the Central Pacific railroad, died of smallpox in Denver on Saturday.

Murphy, Bernice C.
Bernice C. Murphy - Pueblo Chieftain - January 31, 1987 - Bernice C. Murphy of 1601 Constitution, Jan. 29, 1987. Sister of Agnes Beatty, Denver, and Marguerite Baum, Pueblo. Survived also by her sisters-in-law, Mary J. Murphy and Mary Ruth Murphy, both of Pueblo, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by the following brothers and sisters: Tom Murphy, Nellie Larson, Lee Murphy, Marie Shinnick, Lola Dyche, Richard Murphy, Raymond Murphy and Adele Reilly. A resident of Pueblo since 1903, Miss Murphy was employed as a stenographer for the local Santa Fe Railway office for many years prior to her retirement in 1967. She was a member of the Shrine of St. Therese Parish and the Brotherhood of Railway, Airline and Steamship Clerks, Royal Gorge Unit 666. Services, Shrine of St. Therese: Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Sunday, and Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday. Interment, Roselawn. Please omit donations of food. The family will greet friends at the church following the rosary Sunday evening.

Murphy, Bonnie J.
Bonnie J. (Krieg) Murphy - Pueblo Chieftain - February 02, 2000 - Bonnie J. (Krieg) Murphy, 56, of Keller, Texas, formerly of the Holly-Hartman area. Graveside funeral services and burial, 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, at the Hartman Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society.

Murphy, Dorothy E.
Dorothy E. Murphy - Pueblo Chieftain - May 22, 2002 - Dorothy E. Murphy, age 87, born March 20, 1915, passed away May 17, 2002. Survived by her brother, Robert I. Murphy, Seattle, Wash.; sisters, Rosemary Glentzer and Mary Cox, both of Denver; lifelong friend, Howard Farris; and numerous nieces and nephews. Dorothy retired from Mountain Bell as a chief operator after 37 years of service. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Patrick Church. Inurnment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Sharmar Village Care Center in Dorothy's memory.

Murphy, Eugene J.
Eugene J. "Murph" Murphy - Pueblo Chieftain - September 12, 1997 - Eugene J. "Murph" Murphy died suddenly Aug. 27, 1997, as a result of a massive stroke. Born on May 9, 1930, in Waco, Texas. Graduated from St. Thomas High School in Houston in 1949. Murph sold real estate in Houston. He worked for the railroad in Houston and Pueblo. He also worked for the taxicab service in Pueblo. He was a great storyteller and always had a song in his heart. He will be missed by those whose lives he touched during his short 67 years. Survived by son, Gene Jr., Henderson, Nev.- daughters, Lynn (Danny) Richards, Kemah, Texas, and Janice (Charlie) Kopp, Houston- grandsons, Craig Murphy, Longview, Christopher and Jonathan Kopp, Houston- granddaughters, Joy Savage, Texas City, Texas, and Jessica King, Hampton, Ark.- brother, Milford Murphy, Houston- also a loving friend, Joyce Esselmann and Doug and Mari Murphy, all of Pueblo. Preceded in death by parents, Henry and Mildred Murphy- brother, Henry Jr.- nephew, Kevin Murphy- and sister-in-law, Connie Murphy. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Houston on Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. with Monsignor Jamail.

Murphy, Flora
Flora Murphy - Pueblo Chieftain - May 07, 2000 - Flora Murphy, 94, passed away May 4, 2000. Born Dec. 5, 1905, in Pueblo. She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Sarah Starmer; husband, A. Frank Murphy, in 1942; three sisters; one brother; and one grandson. Survived by her daughter, Evelyn Herd, Beulah; son, James (Helen) Murphy, Springdale, Ark.; granddaughter, Christine (Charles) Meyer, Pueblo; granddaughter, Ann Murphy, Surprise, Ariz.; grandson, Greg (Jan) Murphy, Elizabeth, Colo.; four great-grandchildren, Tabitha and Kevin Meyer, Pueblo, and Brad and Kent Murphy, Elizabeth; three step-grandsons; and three step-great-grandchildren. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was a member of the Beulah United Methodist Church, Beulah Historical Society and the Beulah Methodist Women's Circle, where she was a past president and held other offices. Mrs. Murphy worked many years at the State Hospital and for Kress. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. today. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Monday, both at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers or food, the family respectfully requests donations be made to the Beulah United Methodist Church, 5903 Pennsylvania Avenue, Beulah, CO, 81023, in memory of Flora Murphy.

Murphy, Hazel
Hazel Warren Durham Murphy - Pueblo Chieftain - January 30, 1987 - Hazel Warren Durham Murphy, 95, of Fruita and formerly of Pueblo died Jan. 26, 1987. She was preceded in death by her husband, U. Earl Murphy, and son. Earl W. Murphy. She is survived by son, Robert L. (Jean) Murphy, Grand Junction; nephew, Alvin Anderson, Pueblo; nieces, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Service, 1 p.m. Saturday at Loma Community Church, with the Rev. Don Cheyney officiating. Burial at Elmwood Cemetery, Fruita. Memorial service, noon Feb. 8 at Central Christian Church, Pueblo.

Murphy, John
Col. John Murphy – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – March 2, 1871 – Death of Col. J. Murphy – It is with deep regret that we announce the death of Col. John Murphy, who lately left Pueblo for Texas.  He had only proceeded on his way as far as Trinidad when he was seized with pneumonia and jaundice, of which he died on February 26th, at the United States Hotel.  To the proprietors of which house, Messrs. Rifenberg and Bloom, our sincere thanks are given for the kind treatment he received during his illness.  Col. Murphy was a man most highly respected by all who knew him.  He was a generous man and a brave soldier whose death will be regretted by a large circle of friends.  Our thanks are tendered to Mr. W. H. McKean, for communications on the subject.

Murphy, John E.
John E. Murphy - Pueblo Chieftain - January 30, 2000 - John E. Murphy, born Feb. 10, 1918, departed this world to be with the Lord on Jan. 26, 2000. He was retired from the Pueblo Ordinance Depot. He loved sports, hunting, fishing, the mountains, his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was the loving and caring husband of Millie Dennis Murphy. He was a member of Pueblo Elks Lodge No. 90. Preceded in death by his first wife, Esther Pierce Murphy, with whom he shared 62 years; daughter, Gayle Ann; grandchildren, Beverly Cook and Jim Huie; and great-grandson, Andrew Albrecht. He is survived by two sons, Edward (Mary) and Bud Murphy; two daughters, Jo Ann (Chuck) Albrecht and Barbara (Danny) Huie; his stepchildren, Sue Smith, Skeet and Walter Dennis; brothers, Roy (Virginia Hayden) Murphy, Jack (Shirley) Garret; sister, Edna Ola (Carroll) Morton; and sister-in-law, Nora (Steve) Horvath. Survived also by grandchildren, Tina (Rick) Farrow, Todd (Kelly) Albrecht, Michella Albrecht, John (Rhonda) Huie, Kyle Murphy, Dave (Kelly) Cook, Scott (Marty) Holton and D'Owen (Pauline) Holton; "special" adopted grandchildren, April Stutters and Nick (Stacy) Ricotta; and nine great-grandchildren. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, both to be held at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Reception immediately following at Adrian Comer Garden Hall. Interment will follow reception, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Murphy, Leona M.
Leona M. Murphy - Pueblo Chieftain - January 16, 2002 - Age 78, of Pueblo, passed away on Jan. 11, 2002, in Pueblo. She was born on Feb. 25, 1923, a daughter of the late Victor and Eva Berland Laurent. Leona also was preceded in death by a sister and three brothers. She is survived by a son, Cleo Williams of Pueblo, Colo.; stepdaughter, Frankie Augustine of Grand Junction, Colo.; granddaughter, Cherie Sanders of Nebraska. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at the Grand Junction Municipal Cemetery in Grand Junction, Colo.

Murphy, Letta Irene
Letta Irene Murphy - Pueblo Chieftain - April 14, 1925 - Letta Irene Murphy, age 27 years, died at a local hospital early Monday morning. She is survived by her husband William Murphy of Cameron, Colo., a four year old daughter; father and Mother, Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Perkins of Cameron, Colo.; one brother, Harry W. Perkins of Pueblo; and three sisters, Mrs. G. H. Olinger of Marlin, Texas, Mrs. W. A. Schroader of Trinidad, Colo. And Mrs. Myrtle C. Vance of San Francisco, Calif. She was a member of the Baptist church. The body is being cared for at the United Davis-Vories parlors and the funeral will be announced later. Note! No additional information found.

Murphy, Lorene
Lorene Murphy - Huerfano World - December 22, 1994 - Funeral service was held in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Emporia, KS, Dec. 5, 1994 for Lorene Murphy. Survivors include her six children, Dennis of Trinidad, formerly of La Veta, 16 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Murphy, Margaret
Margaret Murphy - Colorado Weekly Chieftain - February 6, 1879 - Died - On the 1st instant at 8 1/2 o'clock a.m., Mrs. Margaret Murphy, wife of James Murphy, aged 39 years. (separate column) The funeral of Mrs. Margaret Murphy on Monday was very largely attended. Solemn high mass was celebrated at the Catholic church by Father Gubitosi, after which the funeral cortege wended its way to the cemetery, where the mortal remains of a noble, good, pious woman, were deposited to await the final judgment. Mr. Murphy has the sympathy of his many friends in his great loss.

Murphy, Marilyn J.
Marilyn J. Murphy - Pueblo Chieftain - June 30, 2002 - Marilyn J. Murphy, 59, passed away June 27, 2002. Memorial service, 11 a.m. (CST) Monday at the Fields Memorial Wesleyan Church in Johnson, Kan. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Monday at the Peacock Family Chapel in Lamar. Interment, Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation, from 9 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.

Murphy, Mildred D.
Mildred D. Murphy - Pueblo Chieftain - April 29, 2003 - Mildred D. Murphy, born Sept. 9, 1914, passed away the evening of April 25, 2003. She is survived by children, Joan Chapman, Pat Teel and Jack Smith. She was preceded in death by her son, Bob Smith; two brothers and two sisters. Mildred had a loving sister by choice and not by birth, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be missed by all of those that she touched. She walks with God. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Murphy, N. C. (Daughter of )
Daughter of N.C. Murphy - Huerfano World - April 14, 1994 - This Week in Walsenburg History – 1923: The nine-year-old daughter of N.C. Murphy of Rattlesnake Buttes was killed in a powder explosion which also injured five other siblings.

Murphy, Pauline
LCDR Pauline Erjavec Murphy - Pueblo Chieftain - October 18, 1998 - LCDR Pauline Erjavec Murphy, N.C., U.S.N., retired, Born Feb. 7, 1918, in Pueblo, Colo., passed away Oct. 15, 1998. Survived by her sisters, Veda Zunick, Mary Karlinger and Ann Erjavec- as well as numerous nieces and nephews- great-nieces and nephews- one great-great-nephew- and sister-in-law, Louise Erjavec. Preceded in death by her husband, Capt. Owen B. Murphy- parents, John and Josephine Erjavec- sister, Josephine Janoski- brother, John Erjavec Jr.- and brothers-in-law, Rudolph Karlinger, Peter Zunick and Edward Janoski. Pauline graduated from Seton School of Nursing and was retired from the United States Nursing Corps. LCDR Murphy was a member of the Retired Officers Association, the Radium Women's Golf Association of Albany, Ga., the Georgia Senior Women's Golf Association and Seton Alumni. She was a member of St. Michael's Parish in Albany, Ga. Funeral Mass, Tuesday, 9:30 a.m., St. Mary Church, Pueblo, Colo. Interment, Fort Logan Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary's Church, Pueblo, Colo., in her memory.

Murphy, Raymond F.
Raymond F. Murphy - Pueblo Chieftain - September 21, 1986 - Raymond F. Murphy of 1608 E. Fifth, Sept. 20, 1986. Husband of Mary Ruth Murphy and brother of Marguerite Baum and Bernice Murphy, both of Pueblo; and Agnes Beatty, Denver. Survived also by his sister-in-law, Mary Murphy of Pueblo, as well as several nieces and nephews. A lifelong Pueblo resident, Mr. Murphy was a member of St. Leander Parish, Pueblo Elks Lodge No. 90, united Transportation Union, Local 0071, and Pueblo Aerie No. 145 (FOE). Mr. Murphy retired in 1974 from the Missouri Pacific Railroad. At the time of his retirement he was employed as a conductor. He worked for Missouri Pacific for 46 years. Services, St. Leander Church. Rosary recitation, 6 p.m. Sunday and Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday. Interment. Roselawn.

Murphy, Violet Lee
Violet Lee Murphy - Pueblo Chieftain - October 16, 2005 - Violet Lee Murphy, 78, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 15, 2005. Survived by her children, Patricia Murphy-Vallejo, Sharon French, Evelyn (Gilbert) Berry, Regina (Charlie) Johnson-Murphy; grandchildren, Jakie Vallejo, Marla Vallejo, Erik (Angela) Vallejo, Antonio Murphy, Chad “Orf” Nananjo, Karen Krumanocker, Vicki (Mike) Libby, Dana (Sharon) Berry, Brenda (Sammy) Seavey, Brian (Jackie) Berry, Gilbert J. Berry, Kimberly Berry, Jesse Scott Murphy, Trevor Anthony Romero, Matthew Paul Romero-Murphy, Slade Nathaniel Johnson; great-grandchildren, Mercedes Retana, Desmond Vallejo, Jerik Vallejo, Marissa and Michael Krumanocker, Tristan and Haley Libby, Katherine, Ryan and Riley Berry, Austin and Sean Seavey, and 12 other great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her former husband, C.J. Murphy; parents, Retta and Harry Secord, and her son, Michael Murphy; sisters, Jean and Thelma; and four grandchildren. Violet was a devoted Bronco fan. She was a very giving and loving mother and grandmother. She was very proud of her family. Violet retired from the Colorado State Hospital as a Psychiatric Technician. She will be greatly missed, remembered and loved by everyone who knew her. Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Monday, with Recitation of the Rosary. Funeral service, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday. All services will be held at Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel.

Murray, Albert Lee
Albert Lee Murray - Pueblo Chieftain - November 1, 1924 - Albert Lee Murray, age 68 years, died at 112 Block P. October 31. Body in care of the Rouch Funeral Home. Pueblo Chieftain - November 2, 1924 - Funeral services for Albert L. Murray were held from the Rouch Funeral home Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. The Rev. Ernest Saider officiated and Mrs. W. J. Kidd accompanied by Mrs. Charles Krebs sang “Lead Kindly Light” and “Abide With Me”. The pallbearers were J. E. Campbell, Frank Hoag, W. K. Dudley and George B. Baker. The flower bearers were Mrs. Bessie Compton and Mrs. James W. Robinson. Interment was made in the family plot in Roselawn.

Murray, Alfred Charles
Alfred Charles Murray - Huerfano World - July 22, 1999 - Alfred Charles Murray, 84, lifelong resident of the La Veta area, died July 16, 1999 in the Life Care Center in Pueblo. Born December 23, 1914 to Charles and Nellie Murray, he grew up in the canyons south of Cuchara Pass and the North Fork of the Purgatory River. A cowboy and a ranch hand since the age of 14, he married Jennie Huesties April 10, 1938. Together they ranched in the Huajatolla and on School Creek, near La Veta. Mr. Murray retired as foreman of the Huerfano County Road and Bridge Department and continued to raise cattle on the Cuchara Valley Ranch. His passion was of rodeo and the 4-H programs for kids. He is survived by a step-son, Odis Huesties; two grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Cremation. No service. Resting place: head of Wildcat Canyon in the North Fork.

Murray, Etta Mae
Etta Mae Murray - Huerfano World - July 30, 1998 - Etta Mae Murray, 91, of Walsenburg, died July 23, 1998 in Huerfano Medical Center. Born Dec. 28, 1906 in Detroit Lake, MN, to the late William and Edith Schooler, she was a home-maker. She is survived by a son Charles Tressler, Scottsdale, AZ; a step-son, Bill Murray, Baltimore, MD; a step-daughter, Vira Jo Denney, Irvine, CA; two nieces and four grandchildren. Memorial service Tuesday in the Huerfano Masonic Cemetery.

Murray, James S.
James S. Murray - World Independent - April 8, 1940 - Funeral Held For Jim Murray - Funeral services were held at Community church this afternoon for James S. Murray retired coal mine operator and auto dealer of Walsenburg, who expired Saturday in a Denver hospital. Mr. Murray was born Aug. 15, 1883 in Scotland and had lived in Huerfano county 41 years. He settled first at Toltec upon coming to this county and later became part owner of that mine. He also operated the Murray garage on East Sixth street for several years. Rev. Robert Cleland officiated at rites this afternoon and Huerfano Lodge No. 27 A.F.& A.M. conducted their services at the grave. Pallbearers were C.V. Mazzone, A.C. Schafer, Jr., George Thurston, Archie French, Glen Mathews and J.B. Griffis. Mr. Murray is survived by his wife Winifred; five sisters, Mrs. Thomas Cambell, Mrs. Anna Owens, Mrs. Nellie Swanbeck, Mrs. Elizabeth Fox and Mrs. Calvin Horney; one brother, Tom Wilson, city clerk of Walsenburg.

Murray, Jennie Margaret
Jennie Margaret Murray - Huerfano World - Jennie Margaret Murray, 88, life long resident of La Veta died July 24, 1998 in Huerfano Medical Center. She was born Sept. 1, 1909 in La Veta to the late John and Dominica Baudino Pene. Survivors include her husband Alfred, La Veta; a son, Odis Huesties, La Veta; two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren. Her first husband, Jodie Huesties died. At her request, cremation, no service.

Murray, John
John (Jack) Murray - Pueblo Chieftain - September 17, 1986 - John (Jack) Murray, 97, passed away on Sept, 15, 1986. Mr. Murray is survived by one daughter, Mildred Adams; three grandchildren, Nancy Cole, Barbara Adams, and John Adams, all of Pueblo. He is also survived by six great-grandchildren. Mr. Murray was preceded in death by his wife, Winifred Murray, in 1984. He was born on Dec. 27, 1888, in Denver, was a Pueblo resident for the past 82 years, and was a conductor for the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad until his retirement in 1981. Visitation hours from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. today at Imperial Funeral Home. Graveside service at 2 p.m. today at Roselawn Cemetery. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Murray, Joseph
Joseph Murray - Pueblo Chieftain - August 19, 1986 - Joseph Murray of Walsenburg. Husband of Etta Mae Murray, Walsenburg. Survived by five children, J. William (Helen) Murray, Baltimore, Md.; Vira Jo (Roger) Denny, Irvine, Calif.; Charles (Barbara) Tressler, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Peggy Treba, Pueblo; Laura Bell (David) Krischt, Walsenburg. Brother of Wendell Murray, Anaheim, Calif.; and Charlotte Hodges, Irvine, Calif. Seven grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Services, 2 p.m. Friday, Boies Almont Memorial Chapel. Graveside service by Huerfano Lodge No. 27, AF&AM. Interment, Masonic Cemetery.

Murray, Maude
Maude Murray - Yampa Leader - January 31, 1913 - Lysander L. Johnson shot and instantly killed Mrs. Maude Murray and then killed himself, at Pueblo.

Murray, Thomas H.
Thomas H. Murray – Durango Democrat – May 18, 1909 – Thomas H. Murray Drops Dead on Street – Trinidad, May 17 – Thomas H. Murray, a former resident of this city and recently engaged in business in Raton, N. M., dropped dead of apoplexy within a half block of the home of his brother, Patrick Murray, a prominent attorney, a few minutes before 11 o'clock this morning. Murray came here yesterday to witness the G. A. R. encampment this week and while walking up town this morning was overcome by dizziness and hailing a passing automobile asked the driver to take him home. When the automobile was within a few yards of his brother's home Murray fell over and rolled out of the automobile dead. He was 51 years of age, a prominent Elk and was unmarried. He has three brothers residing in Trinidad.

Murray-Graham, Edith Mae
Edith Mae Murray-Graham - Pueblo Chieftain - February 04, 2003 - Edith Mae Murray-Graham, age 89, a resident of St. Joseph's Manor in Florence, passed away on Jan. 30, 2003. She was born on June 7, 1913, in Thurber, Texas, to the late John and Margaret Mary (Scollick) Murray. After her birth, the family moved to Coal Creek, where her father worked as a miner. Raised and educated in Coal Creek, she grew up in the small mining community and graduated from Florence High School. Edith married Thomas Griffith Graham of Canon City on Nov. 30, 1933. Thomas was a butcher at the Anderson-Morgan Grocery Store in Canon City and the Safeway Store in Florence. The couple resided on West Third Street in Florence where they raised their three children, Thomas, Sharon and Norman. After their children graduated from Florence High School and Campion Academy in Loveland, Colo., the couple moved to Pueblo where Thomas "Buster" was employed as a butcher at Stein's Fine Foods, and Edith was employed as the secretary for the Pueblo Seventh-day Adventist Church for 13 years. Throughout her career as church secretary, she was actively involved in several community outreach programs, providing human services and assistance to area families in Pueblo County. She was a very active member of her church community and enjoyed helping to raise her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The Grahams eventually returned to Florence, where they resided in the former home of Florence Mayor Jack R. McFall. McFall's wife, Christina, was Mr. Graham's sister. In recent years, Edith has been a resident of the Buglewicz Mountain Vista Care Center in Williamsburg and the St. Joseph's Manor in Florence. Edith is survived by her daughter, Sharon Marlene Miller of Florence; a son, Norman Graham of Morgan Hill, Calif.; grandchildren, Thomas Graham of Aurora, Randy Hastings of Highlands Ranch, Suzy Minnick of Littleton, Ricky Hastings of Manteca, Calif., Carol DeMarco of Florence, Mark Graham of Morgan Hill, Calif., Michele Davis of Nampa, Idaho, and Todd Graham of upstate New York; 11 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. She also was preceded in death by her husband, "Buster"; her oldest son, Thomas; and a sister, Muryl. Private graveside service, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at Mountain View Cemetery in Pueblo, Colo. A formal memorial celebration of her life will be presented at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2003, at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3180 East Main St., Canon City. Contributions may be made in care of the Canon City Seventh-day Adventist Church World Missions.

Murrow, E. Vernon
E. Vernon "Vern" Murrow - Pueblo Chieftain - February 10, 2004 - E. Vernon "Vern" Murrow, 79, passed away Feb. 6, 2004. Husband of Loraine Murrow of the family home; and father of Terry, Ned and Stan Murrow. Survived by five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and a brother, Marvin Murrow. He belonged to the Full Gospel Businessmen. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel.

Murten, Roy
Roy Murten - Pueblo Chieftain - August 28, 1999 - Roy Murten, 73, passed away unexpectedly Aug. 26, 1999. He was born on June 17, 1926, in Pueblo. Survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Charlotte Murten- daughter, Carleen Murten (Rob Jobson) of Colorado Springs- son, Cork R. (Cheryl) Murten of Grand Junction, Colo.- daughter, Cindy Murten of Kewaunee, Wis.- grandson, Robert Worm of Denver, Colo.- grandchildren, Brian, Crystal, Amy, Konrad, Garrett, Karrie, Jesse and Karl- and numerous great-grandchildren. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Monday, Imperial Memorial Gardens in the Garden of the Last Supper. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. today and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of food and flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of the giver's choice.

Murtis, Lucile
Lucile Murtis - Basalt Journal - June 29, 1907 - Lucile Murtis, one of the most prominent graduates of the Trinidad High school this year, was thrown from a buggy and fatally injured at Berintville, Ia. She was prominent in the young society set and the sad news is received with great regret.

Muscianisi, Anne R.
Anne R. Muscianisi - Pueblo Chieftain - August 16, 1998 - Anne R. Muscianisi, 85, passed away Aug. 13, 1998, in Colorado Springs. Her survivors include her daughter, Fran (Bill) Winkler of Pueblo West. Services and interment will be held in Pompano Beach, Fla.

Muse, Mitzi
Mitzi Muse - Pueblo Chieftain - September 18, 2001 - Mitzi Muse of Pueblo went to be with the Lord Sept. 16, 2001. Mitzi was born Oct. 14, 1961, and was the loving daughter of Matt and Eileen Downs. Survived by her daughter, Taylor; fiancé and love of her life, Rico Andrini and his sons, Antonio, Andre and Angelo. Also survived by her sister, Valerie Robinson; and nieces, Brook and Bree, all of Colorado Springs; her sister, Laura Downs and brother, Denzil Muse, both of Pueblo; and her “sister-sister,” Mary Lou Hocking. She was employed at Burke's TV. Mitzi was a member of the Foursquare Gospel Church and loved to sing the praises of our Lord, Jesus. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all whose lives she touched. Cremation, Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, in the Foursquare Gospel Church, 2601 Elizabeth St.

Muselman, George
George Muselman – Leadville Carbonate Chronicle – April 27, 1914 – Funeral of George Muselman – Services, which were heard by a large congregation which filled the chapel of the Moynahan & O'Malia Undertaking company, were held yesterday afternoon at 2:30 over the remains of the late George Muselman, pioneer miner and leaser of the Leadville district, who died at the age of 71 years Monday following a general physical breakdown. The services were conducted by the Rev. David McMartin, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, who gave an address of striking sympathy and feeling. The musical part of the ceremonies was rendered by Miss Agnes Orwell, accompanied by Miss Anna McLeod, their selections being “Abide With Me” and “Lead, Kindly Light.” Flowers came from friends in all parts of the city and from the fraternal orders of which Henry Muselman, son of the deceased is a member. These formed a beautiful mass about the casket, being placed so that the varied colors harmonized effectively. Burial was in the I. O. O. F. plot of Evergreen cemetery, besides the grave of Mr. Muselman's wife, who died here in 1887. The pall bearers were all men who had known Mr. Muselman well. They were Messrs. Howard E. Burton, George S. Curtis, Harry Beamer, J. B. Stewart, Murdock Stewart and Thomas McCormick. Mrs. Florence James, the only surviving daughter of Mr. Muselman, and her husband, of Pueblo, arrived in the city to attend the services. Edward Muselman, of Douglas, Wyo., who with Henry Muselman, assayer in the office of Howard E. Burton, is the only other surviving son, was unable to reach the city.

Musik, Mike
Mike Musik - Huerfano World - August 23, 2001 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1918: An Austrian by the name of Mike Musik was killed by a fall of rock in the Sunnyside mine Tuesday. [Editor's Note: Mike Musik, died August 20, 1918. Obituary listed Walsenburg World, August 22, 1918.]

Musilli, Josephine R.
Josephine R. Musilli - Pueblo Chieftain - December 17, 2004 - Josephine R. Musilli, 78, passed away Dec. 14, 2004. Survived by her husband, Dan Musilli; children, Cheryl (Hank) Summers, Brian (Joleen) Musilli, Walsenburg, and Shelley (Darin) Santi, Colorado Springs. Also survived by four grandchildren, Eric, Rendi, Bret and Jordan, three great-grandchildren and a new great-granddaughter on the way, one sister, Ann (Krist) Bromm; sister-in-law, Lea Krist, Denver; and many nieces and nephews. Service of Remembrance is being held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, at St. Mary Catholic Church. Burial, North St. Mary Cemetery, Walsenburg, Colo.

Musselwhite, William S
William S “Bill” Musselwhite - Leadville Herald Democrat - February 28, 2004 - William S. “Bill” Musselwhite died at his home in El Moro, north of Trinidad, Colo., on Feb. 12. He was born on March 19, 1941, in the Panama Canal Zone to William B. and Sally S. Musselwhite. Musselwhite served 15 years in the U.S. Navy with service in Vietnam and was very proud of his service to and for his country. He worked most of his life in law enforcement in the U.S. Navy Shore Patrol, Burns Detective Agency in California, and as a deputy sheriff in Lake County and Las Animas County (1984-1998), in Colorado. Musselwhite was a good citizen, friend, brother and will truly be missed. He was preceded in death by his parents; and wife Darlene Musselwhite. He is survived by his brothers Richard L. Musselwhite, El Moro; Michael R. (Edith) Musselwhite, Hoehne; uncle Robert S. Musselwhite, Raton, N.M.; and various nieces and nephews. By his request, he was cremated with no services. His ashes will be buried on the family farm in El Moro. The family can be contacted at 37878 CR 32.4, Trinidad, CO 81082, 719-845-0675 or 719- 846-7741. Arrangements made under the direction of Comi Funeral Home.

Mussler, Sylvia E.
Sylvia E. Mussler - Pueblo Chieftain - March 16, 1999 - Sylvia E. Mussler, age 86, passed away quietly on Saturday, March 13, 1999, at Villa Pueblo Pavilion in Pueblo. Sylvia was married for 63 years to Ed Mussler Sr. who preceded her in death three years ago. She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Cheryl Johnson, and her husband Robert of Pueblo, and George, Bobby and Annie, her grandsons and granddaughter- by her son, Fred Mussler, and his wife, Rebecca, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Fred III, Joy and Craig, her grandsons and granddaughter- and by Samantha Mussler, her great-granddaughter. Among her many activities she was especially proud of her volunteer work with the American Red Cross at Jacksonville Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Fla., where she spent more than 10 years assisting physicians in the orthopedics wing. will be Wednesday, March 17, 1999, at 1p.m. at the Towers Penthouse, 1111 Bonforte Blvd., Pueblo. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society.

Musso, Anna
Mrs. Anna Musso - Pueblo Chieftain - November 8, 1946 - Mrs. Anna Musso, RFD 2 Box 504, St. Charles Mesa, Nov. 7. Mother of Mrs. John Ferraro, Mrs. Sam Martellaro, Mrs. Charles Todesco, Mrs. Naich Cordo of Pueblo; Mrs. Sylvester Dazzio of Cheyenne, Wyo.; and Joseph S. and Thomas Musso of Pueblo. Sister of Mrs. John Musso, St. Charles Mesa; Joseph and Dominic Giadone, Pueblo, and Sam Giadone, Italy. Grandmother of 16. Member of Mt. Carmel Church, Princess Yolanda Lodge and San Francisco Lodge. Service announcements later.

Musso, Anna M.
Mrs. Anna M. Musso - Pueblo Chieftain - November 9, 1957 - Mrs. Anna M. Musso of Rt. 1, Box 254, Vineland, a prominent, long-time resident of this area passed away Friday, Nov. 8, at a local hospital following an illness of one month. Mrs. Musso was preceded by her husband, Carl Musso, who expired in 1947. She came to Pueblo in 1900 and moved to the Vineland area in 1901, where her husband was engaged in farming. A member of Saint Therese Church of Vineland, and of the Saint Therese Altar and Rosary Society, and of Saint Therese Lodge, both of Vineland. Survivors include five children: Joseph J. Musso of Pueblo, Henry G. Musso of Vineland, Mrs. Charles Dionisio of Vineland, Mrs. Joseph Cicero of Pueblo, and Anthony B. Musso of Gunnison. Ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive. Recitation of the Rosary will be on Monday at 7:30 p.m. in our Chapel of Memory. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. in our chapel on Tuesday and at 10 a.m. solemn mass will be celebrated at the Sacred Heart Cathedral Church. Interment will follow in Roselawn Cemetery. The family may be contacted at the Charles Dionisio residence, 35th Lane and Hillside, Vineland.

Musso, Charles V.
Charles V. Musso - Pueblo Chieftain - July 03, 2004 - Charles V. Musso, 81, passed away June 29, 2004. Preceded in death by his wife, Rose; parents, Carl and Agnes Musso; brother, Henry; and sisters, Bessie Giadone and Faye Jackson. He is survived by his son, Carl (Connie) Musso; daughter, Shirley (Dennis) McDermott; grandsons, Shane and Bret McDermott; brothers, Joe Musso, Jack (JoAnn) Musso and Tony (Lorraine) Musso; and numerous nieces and nephews. Charles was a World War II veteran and a retiree of the Pueblo Army Depot. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Monday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel, followed by cremation. Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Leander Church. Inurnment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be sent to Fuente de Vida at Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Charles' memory.

Musso, Cologero
Cologero Musso - Pueblo Chieftain - January 28, 1947 - Cologero Musso, well known farmer of the Vineland district died Monday, Jan. 27 at a local hospital after a week's illness. Mr. Musso was born in Italy in 1864 and came to Pueblo County 50 years ago. He had lived in the Vineland district for the last 45 years. His survivors include his wife and five children, Joseph J. and Anthony Musso and Mrs. Joseph Cicero, all of Pueblo; Mrs. Charles Dionisio and Henry Musso of Vineland. Ten grandchildren also survive. He was a member of St. Theresa's church in Vineland.

Musso, Jennie J.
Jennie J. Musso - Pueblo Chieftain - March 15, 1999 - Jennie J. Musso, 86, passed away March 13, 1999. Wife of Charles V. Musso, who passed away Feb. 11, 1994. Mother of John C. Musso, Rosann Musso, and Shirley(Jim) Allenback, all of Pueblo. Survived by grandchildren, Patricia (Kurt)Byrnes, Pamela Macchieato, Janna Shaefer, Laura (Matthew) Pittman, James Allenback, Angela Allenback and Nena Allenback- brothers and sisters, Ann (Stanley) DePresco, Brooklyn, N.Y., Felix Juliano and Adeline Kochevar, both of Pueblo. Also survived by 15 great-grandchildren- numerous nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, including Rose Dazzio, Bessie Ingo, Ann Massarotti, Sam Musso, Dominick (Frances) Musso, Ann Musso, and Ida Musso. Mrs. Musso was a member of the Shrine of St. Therese, Ladies Fidelity Lodge of the Colombian Federation, St. Therese of Vineland Society, American Business Women, and Eagles Auxiliary No. 145. She worked in the housekeeping department at St. Mary-Corwin for 25 years, loved knitting, cooking and taking care of her grandchildren. Rosary, Tuesday, March 16, 1999, 5:30 p.m., Shrine of St. Therese. Funeral Mass, Wednesday, March 17, 1999, 10 a.m., Shrine of St. Therese. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery. Family will greet friends at the church following the rosary.

Musso, John Jr.
John Musso Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - October 05, 1986 - John Musso Jr. of 1040 Lane 25, Oct. 4, 1986. Husband of Ann Musso and father of Rose Marie (John) Patti, Virginia "Ginger" (Anthony) Andenucio and John A. "Stoney" (Candy) Musso, all of Pueblo. Grandfather of Michael and Michele Patti, Anthony J. "Tony" Andenucio and John Thomas "J. T." Musso. Brother of Rose Dazzio, Sam Musso, Bessie Ingo, Tom (Bernice) Musso, Charles (Jennie) Musso, Pete (Ida) Musso, Ann Massarotti and Dominic (Frances) Musso, all of Pueblo. Brother-in-law of Isabel Musso, Argie (Tony) Caporicci, Esther (Louie) DiTomaso, and Lena DiPrince, all of Pueblo. Survived also by numerous nieces, nephews and a host of good friends. Predeceased by his parents, John and Rose Musso, a brother, Joe Musso, and his sister, Virginia Colletti. A lifelong Pueblo resident and St. Charles Mesa farmer. Mr. Musso was a member of St. Joseph Parish, Florence Elks Lodge No. 611, Pueblo Foot-printers No. 22, Travelers Protective Association - Post B, Christopher Columbus Lodge of Pueblo, past president and board member, Pueblo Rural Fire Department, past board member of District 12 School District, member of the board of directors of Centennial Bank and St. Charles Mesa Sanitation District and member of American Legion Post 203. Services, St. Joseph Church. Mass of Christian Burial, 7 p.m. Monday and rosary recitation, 10 a.m. Tuesday. Interment, Roselawn. Memorials may be made in Mr. Musso's name to the Pueblo Rural Fire Department in care of the funeral home office.

Musso, John Michael
John Michael "Mike" Musso - Pueblo Chieftain - November 10, 2001 - John Michael "Mike" Musso, born Feb. 27, 1945, in Pueblo. Attended Pueblo schools, graduating from Central High School 1963. Died Nov. 7, 2001, at St. Anthony's North Hospital, Westminster, Colo., as the result of a massive stroke. Owner and operator since 1968 of Ellswood Balloon Party Supply Co. and Colorado Amusement Supply Co. of Denver. Member of Lakewood Elks BPOE No. 1777. Survived by his wife of 26 years, Imogene (Summers) Musso; daughters, Elizabeth, Amanda and Gina Musso; sisters, Rosemary Laydon, Terry (Clyde) Creel and their children. Preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Isabel (Danna) Musso; Ines and Gerald Summers; Dennis Laydon; and numerous aunts and uncles. Survived by the following aunts and uncles: Ann Massarotti, Dominic and Francis Musso, Ann Musso, Ida Musso, Mary and Sam Anselmo, Rose Lee Pisciotta, Theresa Danna, Jeanie Gonzales, Mary Ann Corsentino. Survived by numerous brothers- and sisters-in-law; nieces, nephews and cousins. Rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2001, Horan & McConaty Funeral Home, 9998 Grant St., Thornton, Colo. Funeral, 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2001, Westminster Church of the Nazarene, 3501 W. 104th, Westminster, Colo. Burial, Olinger Highland Cemetery, 10201 N. Grant St., Thornton.

Musso, Lynette M.
Lynette M. Musso - Pueblo Chieftain - November 12, 2002 - Lynette M. Musso passed away Nov. 10, 2002. Wife of Don Musso of the family home. Survived by her children, Jeff (Sherry) Musso, Gary (Denise) Musso and Chad Musso of Pueblo; brother, Sam (Judy) Riggio of Pueblo; and brother-in-law, John S. (Virginia) Musso and Rose McNamara, all of Pueblo; as well as very special uncle, Cheech DeJoy; numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and -nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Mary Riggio; and father- and mother-in-law, Sam and Eva Musso; aunt, Lena DeJoy; her nephew and godson, Cary Riggio and Richard McNamara. Lynette graduated from South High School in 1967 and married Don in 1969. She and Don started Don's Lawn Service in 1969, which later became Don's Landscaping. They have co-managed the business for the past 33 years. She was a member of Our Lady of the Meadows Parish. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 7 p.m. Wednesday, and Scriptural Committal Service, 1 p.m. Thursday, at Our Lady of the Meadows Church. Entombment at Roselawn Cemetery.

Musso, Mary
Mary Musso - Pueblo Chieftain - August 17, 2002 - Mary Musso, passed away Aug. 15, 2002. Preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Henry Musso, in 1985; and parents, Frank and Ermie Milito. Survived by son, Roger (Tanya) Musso of Beulah; grandson, Douglas Musso; sisters, Francis (Joe) Colletti, Margaret (Tony) Rotolo; special friend and caregiver, Erma Goodwin of Pueblo; as well as numerous nephews and nieces. Mrs. Musso was born in Pueblo, attended and graduated from the Trinidad school system. She retired from the Colorado State Hospital after 25 years of service. She enjoyed her work with patients and co-workers. She enjoyed dancing and being with her relatives and friends. She was a member of Eagles Auxiliary No. 145. Viewing will be noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 4 p.m. Monday at the Shrine of St. Therese. At her request, cremation will follow.

Musso, Rose
Rose Musso - Pueblo Chieftain - January 15, 1987 - Rose Musso, longtime Pueblo resident, passed away Jan. 13, 1987. Wife of Joseph S. Musso, who passed away April 27, 1962. Mother of Samuel J. (Betty) Musso, Phoenix, Ariz., and Anna Painter, Denver. Grandmother of Michael S. Musso, Elizabeth Mangin, Timothy S. Musso, Therese Carusone, Kenneth R. Strandberg, Kathy Strandberg, Susie Kintner and Christine Musso. Great-grandmother of Robert Musso, Joshua Mangin and Joseph Strandberg. Also survived by her brothers, James Masinton, bio, and Tony Masinton, La A charter member of the King Parish, Mrs. Musso was employed as a psychiatric technician at the Colorado State Hospital for 27 years, retiring in 1974. She was a member of Colorado State Hospital Retired Employees, CAPE, AARP, Social Star of Rebekah 2, Christ the King Altar Society and Women's Aglow. Services, Christ the King Church: Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Thursday, and Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. Friday. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association in care of the funeral home office. The family will greet friends at the Parish Hall following the rosary and may be contacted home of Kenneth Strand, 2402 Sixth Ave.

Musso, Salvatore
Salvatore Musso - Pueblo Chieftain - January 10, 1938 - Salvatore Musso, 69, widely known St. Charles farmer, died at his home on the Mesa Sunday, January 9. He had lived in this vicinity for more than 40 years and had farmed in the St. Charles region for more than 30 years. He had been ill for two days. He was a member of the Independent Order of Sicilian lodges and of Mount Carmel church. Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Anna Musso, and the following children; Mrs. John Ferraro, Joseph, Thomas and Mrs. Lilly Dazzio of Cheyenne, Wyo., Mrs. Sam Martell, Mrs. Charles Todesco and Mrs. Naich Cordo, of Pueblo. There are also two brothers, Louis and Carl Musso, of Pueblo, and eight grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of the George F. McCarthy home and at the Mount Carmel church at 2 p.m. Rosary services will take place at the funeral chapel today at 7:30 p.m.

Mustard, Joyce L.
Joyce L. Mustard - Pueblo Chieftain - August 26, 2004 - Joyce L. Mustard, 63, passed away Aug. 23, 2004. Survived by her husband of 29 years, Dwayne Mustard of the family home in Pueblo West; children, Brian (Kristin) Mustard of Pueblo, Kimberly (Kirk) LaVina of South Carolina, Deborah (Keith) Ritchey of Missouri, and Donald Varner of Pueblo; mother-in-law, Odessa Mustard of Pueblo West; five sisters and one brother, all in Oklahoma; grandchildren, Tony, Sherrea, Mackenzie, Cameron and Hunter; and one great-grandchild. Joyce was born to Edgar E. and Beatrice Austin on Sept. 15, 1940, in Oklahoma City, Okla. In addition to raising her own children, Joyce was a foster mother. Member of Outlaws Rod and Custom Car Club. Private family service and no public viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.

Mustard, Veronica Ione
Veronica Ione Mustard - Pueblo Chieftain - October 03, 2003 - Veronica Ione Mustard, 41, passed away Sept. 29, 2003. Survived by her husband, Carl Houston Ward of Pueblo; children, Misty Guerin of Roswell, N.M., Samantha (Michael Lemay) Howard and Johnny Mustard, both of Pueblo; mother, Odessa Mustard of Pueblo West; father, Ralph Dwayne Mustard of California; grandchildren, Summer Guerin and Alaisha Lemay; brother, Dwayne (Joyce) Mustard of Pueblo West; nephews and nieces, Wayne Varner, Deborah Black, Brian (Kristin) Mustard and Kimberly (Kurt) LaVina; great-nieces and nephews, Tony and Sherrea Black, Hunter and Cameron LaVina and MacKenzie Pace. Preceded in death by her grandparents, Birdie and Clarence Henderson. Veronica was born Nov. 20, 1961, in Denver, and was a manager at the Sonic Drive Inn on Oakshire Road. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends and will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother and a hard worker. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. The family may be contacted at (719) 542-1429 for condolences and service information.

Muth, Martha
Martha Muth - Pueblo Chieftain - December 20, 2002 - Martha Muth, age 91, of Rocky Ford, died Dec. 19 at her home. She is survived by children, Albert (Grace) Muth, Alfred (Dorothy) Muth, Marvin (Shirley) Muth, Richard (Esther) Muth and Ruth Muth Grenard; daughter-in-law, Janice Muth, all of Rocky Ford and La Junta area. Visitation from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21 at the Westside Bible Church in Rocky Ford. Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Mutz, Bertha Louise
Bertha Louise Mutz - Pueblo Chieftain - July 19, 1933 - Bertha Louise Mutz, 16 years, Tuesday. Daughter of Mrs. Catherine Mutz, 2502 Pine. Sister of Mrs. Mary McCaughey, Anna, Catherine and Helen. Member of Junior lodge St. Joseph society and St. Mary's church. Services Thursday, 8:30 a.m. residences; 9 a.m. St. Mary's church. Rosary services Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. at the residence. Interment, Roselawn.

Mutz, James Daniel
James Daniel Mutz Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - May 15, 1987 - James Daniel Mutz Jr. was born May 17, 1972, in Pueblo, Colo., and passed away May 12, 1987, in Pueblo. Son of James D. Mutz and Vickie J. Mutz, both of Pueblo; brother of Larry Mutz, whose daughter is Natasha, and Tammie and Rena Mutz, all of Pueblo; grandson of Charles (Mary Jane) Parise; nephew of Barbara (Carl) Musso, Mark (Peggy) Mutz, Matilda Major, Michael Parise and Debbie Anderson. Also survived by numerous cousins and many friends. He had been a student at Keating Education Center. Contributions may be made in his memory to Dream Weavers, 3228 Northridge Drive, or through the funeral home. Services at Christ the King Church, Horseshoe, and Bonforte: Recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. Friday, May 15; Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 16. Entombment at Roselawn Cemetery. The family will greet friends at 1224 Kennedy. Respects may be paid at the funeral home 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, where the memorial book may be signed. Casket to remain closed except to family.

Mutz, John
John Mutz - Pueblo Chieftain - November 1, 1929 - John Mutz, aged 46 years, a resident of Pueblo for the past 25 years, died early Thursday morning at the family home, 2502 Pine street, following a long illness. Mr. Mutz was an employe of the C.F. & I. company for the past 22 years. He was a member of St. Joseph society, saint Peter and Paul society of St. Mary's church and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie No. 145. Surviving him are his bereaved wife, Mrs. Katherine Mutz, children. Mrs. J. E. McCaughey, Ann, Katherine, Bertha, Helen and two sisters Mrs. Frank Krasovich and Mrs. Jos. Krasovich of Pueblo. The body is being cared for at the George F. McCarthy Funeral home. The time of the funeral will be announced later. Pueblo Chieftain - November 2, 1929 - The funeral of John Mutz will take place Monday morning at 9:30 from the residence, 2502 Pine street and from St. Mary's church at 10 o'clock. Interment in the family plot in Roselawn. George F. McCarthy service.

Mutz, Nora Sanchez
Nora Sanchez Mutz - Pueblo Chieftain - May 11, 1986 - Nora Sanchez Mutz, 1306 Spruce, departed this life May 8, 1986, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. A Pueblo resident since 1941, she was born Aug. 2, 1898, in Ponil, N.M. Preceded in death by husband, Marco Mutz, and daughter, Antonette Sanchez, both in 1972. Survivors include a daughter, Jane (David) Wilson; son, Michael Casaus, both of Pueblo; four sisters, Anna Kilpatrick, Denver, Florida Martinez, Taos, N.M., Faye Griego, Weston, and Nettie Lopez, Pueblo; one brother, Joe Sanchez, Ogden, Utah; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends. A member of St. Francis Xavier Church, where both services will be held. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Sunday; Mass of the Resurrection, 10 a.m. Monday, with the Rev. Edward G. Pettit, celebrant. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. Family will receive friends at 1104 Spruce.

Mutz, Vivian
Vivian Mutz - Pueblo Chieftain - March 10, 1999 - Vivian Mutz, 84, passed away March 6, 1999. Predeceased by husband, Raymond Mutz. Survived by daughter, Sallie Rae (John) Donley- grandson, Chad Jason Donley- sisters, Lorene Mutz, Longmont, and Rogene (J.R.) Smith, Fowler-brothers, John Warren, Wichita and Vernon Warren, N.Y.- and numerous nieces and nephews. Vivian was a member of First Baptist Church where a memorial service will be held Saturday, March 13, 1999, 10 a.m., followed by inurnment at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Christian Challengers Class of First Baptist Church or the Sangre de Cristo Hospice.

Muzzio, Catherine A.
Catherine A. Muzzio - Pueblo Chieftain - October 15, 1998 - Catherine A. Muzzio, 95, passed away Oct. 13, 1998. Preceded in death by her husband, John B. Muzzio. Survived by her daughter, Bette (Chris) Rothstein of San Diego, Calif.- six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren- and daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Muzzio, Pueblo, Colo. Also survived by her sister, Ann Lawson, Denver, Colo. Preceded also in death by her sons, John L. Muzzio and Robert L. Muzzio- five sisters and brothers. Mrs. Muzzio was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church parish where services will be held. Funeral Mass, Friday, 10 a.m. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers.

Myers, Add James
Add James Myers - Pueblo Chieftain - May 31, 1986 - Add James Myers, who spent the major portion of his adult life as a resident of Pueblo County, passed away on May 28, 1986, after many months of illness. Mr. Myers had retired from the Pueblo Army Depot on disability on Nov. 12,1963. He had been a vehicle driver in the Transportation Division, during which time he made many important trips to deliver secret ordnance materials or messages during the Korean War. Mr. Myers was born in Carrington, N.D. When he was five years old, his mother and father brought their family to Southern Colorado in a brand new Chevrolet. His parents started homesteading land in the Santa Clara Valley south of Walsenburg, where he grew up and attended grade school. He later attended Huerfano County High School in Walsenburg., He lived in that area during the. colorful mining days of the 1900s. When he was 19, he joined the Civilian Conservation Service, where he learned surveying, land contouring, and tree planting. Then he worked at CF&I until drafted into WW II. He served in the Medical Corps as a private first class, Company B, 25th Battalion, in the South Pacific from 1942 to 1944. Mr. Myers attended the First United Methodist Church with his wife, Enid. He was a member of the VFW Post 2643, Walsenburg. He also managed the old Apache City at one time and operated a small grocery store in Rye. Mr. Myers is survived by his wife, Enid Phillips Myers, of the family home; his four stepchildren, Virginia M. (William L. Sr.) Thompson of Beulah, Frances Bryson (Frank) Rasmussen of Longmont, Diana E. (Wayne E.) Sanderson of Walnut Creek, Calif., James S. (Sondra) Phillips of Carson, Calif.; 12 step-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; his mother, Mary R. Myers, of the homestead ranch south of Walsenburg; two brothers, Harold D. (Estelle) Myers Jr., of Pueblo, Robert L. (Marion) Myers of their ranch south of Walsenburg; three sisters, Pauline Irene Hofmann of Boone, Marguerite L. Treat of Colorado Springs, and Virginia E. (Carl) Nedbal of Pueblo. Also survived by sister-in-law, Ruth Myers, and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by brother, Frank Joe Myers; one sister, Lucetta M. Kinaman; and father, Harold D. Myers Sr. Visitation from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 1, 1986, at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 2, 1986, at Imperial Chapel. A short service also will be held at the graveside in the Garden of Hillcrest, Imperial Memorial Gardens, followed by a reception for family and friends at Imperial Reception Hall after the interment. The Rev. Edward W. Paup, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, will officiate. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to the First United Methodist Church, the Boys Ranch of Pueblo, or the Colorado Boys Ranch in La Junta through the funeral home office.

Myers, B. B.
B. B. Myers – Eagle Valley Enterprise – May 4, 1917 – Explosion in Hastings Mine – Note: B. B. Myers is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, April 27, 1917. B. B. Myers: American, age 27, 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." for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Myers, Carl
Carl Myers - Pueblo Chieftain - July 23, 2006 - Carl Myers, 92, passed away July 21, 2006. Survived by loving wife, Cathrine Myers of 63 years; children, Thomas E. Laughlin, Carl L. (Tina) Myers and William R. (Christy) Myers; siblings, Jack (Carol) Myers and Joyce (Doyle) Holman; grandchildren, Thomas E. Jr. and Willis Laughlin, Sean and Eric Myers, Gayle (Jeff) Smith, Lisa (Dan) Gammill and William D. Myers. Viewing 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Imperial Chapel. Interment following at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Myers, Cecilia T.
Cecilia T. Myers - Pueblo Chieftain - September 01, 2004 - Cecilia T. Myers, 82, born July 13, 1922, passed away Aug. 29, 2004. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Howard. Beloved mother of Beth (Rob) Biggs of Lone Tree, Colo., Barbara (Tom) Camerlo of Pueblo and Bea (Reed) Redmond of Orlando, Fla. Survived by four grandchildren, she was “Nana” to Kyle and Nate Biggs, Brooke Barickman and Drew Redmond. Cecilia was one of seven children, survived by Velma Valentine, Josephine Ulmer, Robert Michalek and Emilie Mihalek. After graduating from Central High School, she was employed as a secretary at Butler Paper and the CF&I. Her hobbies included cooking, sewing, bridge, bowling and gardening. Cecilia volunteered many hours at her church, the Girl Scouts and El Pueblo Museum. Viewing will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, at T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004, at Christ the King Church. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, or the SRDA, 230 N. Union Ave., Pueblo, CO, 81003.

Myers, Clara May
Clara May Myers - Pueblo Chieftain - October 12, 2003 - Clara May Myers, age 91, drifted away peacefully on Oct. 8, 2003. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. She was born in Syracuse, Kan., on Dec. 14, 1911, to Ralph and Mary Elizabeth (Mamie) Bush. Her mother passed away when she was six and she moved to Pueblo. Her father later married Margaret Reimer, combining their eight children into a loving family. The love of her life, James Myers, and she were married in 1931 and raised two daughters. Clara started working at Mountain Bell Telephone Company in 1926 when she was fifteen and retired in 1967. She showered her Christian and family values, as well as her love on all lives she touched. She was a loving and caring daughter, mother, grandmother and friend. She never thought of herself first which could be seen in all the little things she did with extra tenderness and care for those around her. She loved keeping house, cooking, crocheting, music, round dance and square dancing. She and James chose a beautiful spot on a mountain, looking down the valley of the South Platte River in Lake George, Colo., for retirement and later moved to Colorado Springs. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Kathryn and Lynn Gay; three grandchildren, LeAnn (Jay) Long-Johnson, Dan (Kathy) Gay and Dale Gay; six great-grandchildren, Rachel, Hal and Carrie Johnson and Nicholas, Emily and Ryan Gay; three sisters, Sylvia Williams, Wilma Gilboe and Doris Pickrel; many nieces, nephews and extended family. Preceded in death by her husband, James Myers, who also died on Oct. 8 seventeen years ago. Her daughter and son-in-law, Clara Lee Long and Leland Long; grandson, LeRoy Long; brothers, Alfred and Orville Bush; and sister, Kathlyn Mooney and Pearl Hamilton. Many thanks to the warm and caring caregivers she loved at Life Quality Home and the tender care of Odyssey Hospice. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, and 8 to 11 a.m. Monday, with the family present from 10 to 11 a.m. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, at Imperial Memorial Gardens, 5450 Highway 78 West, Pueblo, Colo. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the caregivers of Life Quality Home, 2204 Oakridge Lane, Colorado Springs, CO 80915.

Myers, Cornelius
Mr. Cornelius Myers - Colorado Springs Gazette - July 12, 1929 - Mr. Cornelius Myers of Pueblo passed away at a local hospital Wednesday night. Funeral services and interment in Pueblo, Colo. (Law).

Myers, Earl E.
Earl E. Myers - Pueblo Chieftain - February 22, 1929 - Earl E. Myers. Full details have been received by Mrs. Ollie Myers, 523 West Twelfth Street, of the shooting and the death of her son, who was serving with the United States marines in Nicaragua. According to the latter received from Hohne A. Lejeune, major general commander of the United States marines, Private Earl E. Myers, former Centennial student, was shot in the left upper arm and chest Feb. 7 at Yali, Nicaragua, when he was returning from outpost duty about 10 o'clock that night. He was shot when he was mistaken for a bandit. Following his death from the wounds on Feb. 9, he was buried at San Rafael cemetery because of the impossibility to transport the body through the bandit-infested jungles by pack mule. Mrs. Myers was notified that the body of her son will be returned to the United States as soon as circumstances permit. He will be buried at Walsenburg. Lejeune informed Mrs. Myers that her son was an excellent soldier and died while performing duties on the field of action. Myers was 18 years old when he enlisted in the marines last fall.

Myers, Fred
General Fred Myers – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – July 16, 1874 – Death of Gen. Meyers – The Indian Raid. Santa Fe, N.M. July 8 – General Fred Myers, deputy quartermaster of the district of New Mexico, died here at ten 'clock last evening, after a short illness.

Myers, Fred M.
Fred M. Meyers - Pueblo Chieftain - February 4, 1987 - Fred M. Meyers, late of Pueblo, died Feb. 1, 1987, at a local hospital. Survived by his wife, Lillie Mae Meyers, of the family home; two grandsons, Bobby Alexander, Tucson, Ariz., and Gary Alexander, Brush, Colo.; and four great-grandchildren. Also survived by his brother, Martin Meyers, Albuquerque, N.M.; sisters, Marie Schmidt, Edna Beagle and Dora Adkinson, all of Oklahoma; sisters-in-law, Lucile Schiewe, Dolly Theis and Mary Theis, all of Pueblo; son-in-law, Robert (Maxine) Alexander, Pueblo; and numerous nieces and nephews. Born Oct. 24, 1891, in Honey Grove, Texas. Pueblo resident since 1940. Mr. Meyers was a truck driver for Bessemer Ditch, retiring in 1975. Mr. and Mrs. Meyers were married Aug. 3, 1921, in Chandler, Okla. Preceded in death by his great-grandson, Ian Alexander, in 1981; daughter, Norma Alexander, in 1980; son, Raymond Meyers, Jan. 13, 1984; and brother, Edward Meyers, in 1984. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, Roselawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Kenneth Klopp officiating. The family requests no food or flowers.

Myers, Gertrude M.
Gertrude M. “Gert” Myers - Pueblo Chieftain - January 03, 2004 - Gertrude M. “Gert” Myers, 89, passed away Dec. 31, 2003. Preceded in death by her husband, Jess Myers; her son, Donald Myers; and her brothers. She is survived by her sister, Esther Chapman; and numerous nieces and nephews and their families. Cremation with a memorial service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3 at Wesley United Methodist Church, 85 Stanford Ave.

Myers, Harold C.
Harold C. Myers - Pueblo Chieftain - October 03, 2002 - Harold C. Myers, 87, died September 30, 2002. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 4, 2002, at Wesley Methodist Church, Rev. Kim James will officiate. Mr. Myers was born October 17, 1914, in Carrington, North Dakota, and moved with his family at an early age south of Walsenburg where he spent most of his youth. He married Estelle Yelonek in 1940; she preceded him in death in 1991. A 40- year employee of the CF&I coke plant, Mr. Myers retired in 1980 and enjoyed his retirement years repairing clocks, collecting antiques, conducting estate sales with his wife, playing the harmonic and motorhome traveling with his wife to visit family. A member of Wesley Methodist Church, Mr. Myers was also a fifty-year member of South Pueblo Masonic Lodge, #31, AF & AM. Survivors include his daughter, Laurine Mitchell and his son-in-law, Mike, of Portland Ore., and his son, Harold Myers and daughter-in-law, Kae, of Coronado Calif. His five grandchildren include Susan Bladholm and John Bladholm of Portland, Ore., Karen Bluemel of Camas, Wash., David Myers of Coronado, Calif., and Amy Moreno of Miami, Fla. Additionally, he is survived by three great-grandchildren: Robert David, and Haley Estelle Schulberg of Portland, Ore., and Andrew Myers Bluemel of Camas, Wash. Two sisters, Virginia Nedbal (Pueblo) and Maugarite Treat, (Salida) survive as well as nieces and nephews, including A. J. (Dutch) Myers of Pueblo. Harold is also survived by Anna Hribar who shared a wonderful companionship with him the last 11 years of his life. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests that remembrances be sent in Harold Myers¹s name to the Lake Pueblo State Park Memorial Fund, 640 Pueblo Reservoir Road, Pueblo, CO. 81005 for the placement of a park bench that will be dedicated in his memory. An open house at the family home, 621 Acero Ave., will be held following the memorial service. Arrangements have been made through T. G. McCarthy Funeral Home.

Myers, Helen H.
Helen H. Meyers - Huerfano World - December 8, 1990 - Helen H. Meyers 69, Denver, died Sept. 13, 1990, in Porter Memorial Hospital in that City. Born May 25, 1921 in Walsenburg she was graduated from St. Mary School and worked in later years in Denver for Small Business management. Survivors include her sister, Georgina Joseph. She was predeceased by her husband Edward Frank Meyers and two brothers, Joe and George Habib. Mass of Christian Burial was from Holy Name Catholic Church in Englewood. Burial was in Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver.

Myers, James
James Myers - Colorado Weekly Chieftain - April 11, 1878 - Mr. James Myers, who was for some time past lying very low with consumption at the residence of Mr. Scott on the mesa, died last Sunday morning at 6 o'clock. He came from Stanford, Kentucky, where his wife has taken the remains. We extend to his bereaved wife our heartfelt sympathy.

Myers, Jess
Jess “Jessifer” Myers - Pueblo Chieftain - November 19, 1984 - Jess "Jessifer" Myers, 81, passed away unexpectedly Nov. 13, 1984. Husband of Gertrude M. Myers. Father of Donald R. Myers, Lakewood. Grandfather of John and Michael Myers. Brother of Esther Chapman, Melvin (Mary) Fletcher and Harold Fletcher. Uncle of Burr (Rene) Fletcher, Louis Asbury and Carol (Spike) Chapman. Mr. Myers began his career as a machinist at North Fork Navy Yard. Portsmouth, Va., in 1940, and retired at the Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Wash., in 1973 after 33 years of service. Interment of cremains, 1 p.m. Monday, Imperial Memorial Gardens, Dr. David E. Horton officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Heart Fund, Pueblo Unit. P.O. Box 1658. Pueblo 81002.

Myers, Julia Ida
Julia Ida Myers - Pueblo Chieftain - October 08, 1998 - Julia Ida Myers, 88, passed away Aug. 22, 1998, in Oregon where she had resided this past year with her daughter. She was born in Effingham, Kan., on Nov. 20, 1909, to Arthur John and Mary Scott Higgins. She had been retired from Colorado State Hospital. Julia was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church and also belonged to many organizations within the church. Survivors include daughters, Peggy Black of Oregon and Patricia Guzowsky of Allen, Texas- sisters, Sister Irmaline Higgins of Atchison, Kan., and Alice Schultz of Salinas, Calif.- four grandchildren- and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Myers, in 1962, and by seven brothers and sisters. There will be a memorial Mass at St. Francis Xavier Church, 611 Logan Ave., Friday, Oct. 9, 1998, at 10 a.m. with Father Rawley Myers. Mt. View Funeral Home in Oregon was in charge of arrangements.

Myers, Katie M.
Katie M. Myers - Pueblo Chieftain - October 30, 1997 - Katie M. Myers, 90, of Las Animas died at the Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center on Oct. 28, 1997. Service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Church of Christ, Third and St. Vrain, Las Animas. Interment in Hartman Cemetery.

Myers, L. LaVelle
L. LaVelle Myers - Pueblo Chieftain - September 15, 2001 - L. LaVelle Myers, 103, resident of the Bent County Nursing Home, died there Friday, Sept. 14, 2001. Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church in Las Animas, Colo., with interment to follow in the Las Animas Cemetery.

Myers, Loren Elvis Jr.
Loren Elvis Myers, Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - June 15, 1977 - Loren Elvis Myers, Jr., lifetime Pueblo resident, late of 2870 Aster, passed away June 13, 1977. Loren had just completed his freshman year at South High School. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and was very active in the church's youth and athletic programs. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Loren Elvis Myers Sr. of the family home, and two brothers, Duane and Dale Myers, both of the family home. Grandparents, Mrs. Myrtle Baker and Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Myers, all of Pueblo, also survive, as do numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Service, Valhalla-Comer Garden Chapel, 1 p.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Bernard Tuttle, pastor, Calvary Baptist Church officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church building fund in his memory.

Myers, Marion D.
Marion D. Myers - Huerfano World - September 10, 1992 - Huerfano Marion D. Myers, 63, died Sept. 4,1992 at her home southeast of Walsenburg. Born in La Veta Sept. 1, 1929 to John and Mary Zember, she attended school there. She married Robert L. "Bud" Myers Aug. 30, 1950 in Raton, NM. The couple lived on a ranch southeast of Walsenburg where she spent her life raising a family and working. She was a member of 4-H as a child and later a club leader for many years. Among her hobbies were crocheting and raising canaries. Survivors include her husband Bud, Walsenburg; her children Donald Myers, Pueblo; Jerry Myers, Castle Rock; Linda Myers, Pueblo West and Tim Myers, Aguilar; a brother Robert Zember, Chicago, IL, and eight grandchildren. Funeral service was Tuesday from J.M. Antle Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in South St. Mary Cemetery.

Myers, Mary Ann
Mary Ann Myers – Pueblo Chieftain – October 26, 2006 - Mary Ann Myers, 88, of Pueblo, born Feb. 6, 1918, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 24, 2006. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Clyde H. Myers; grandson, Loren Myers Jr.; sister, Bonnie Kaman; brothers, Kenneth (Nell) Blankenship, Eldon (Evadna) Blankenship, Warren (Olive) Blankenship; and Fernie (Dana) Blankenship. Survived by her children, Leroy (Pearl) Myers and Loren (Linda) Myers, Pueblo, Kenneth (Leona) Myers, Loveland, and Shirley Williams, Colorado Springs. Also survived by 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mary loved her family dearly. She enjoyed sewing and making her own clothes. She also enjoyed fishing, gardening and playing cards. Mary played the guitar when she was young and loved country music. She worked for many years at the Star-Journal and Tri-Plex. Viewing, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Myers, Mary Rose
Mary Rose Myers - Huerfano World - May 3, 1990 - Longtime Huerfano County resident Mary Rose Myers, 95, died in Salida Apr. 25, 1990, after a brief illness. Born July 31, 1894, in Carrington, ND, she married Harold D. Myers Jan. 2, 1912. The couple came to Huerfano County in 1918 where they homesteaded a ranch southeast of Walsenburg. Surviving are her children, Harold D. Myers Jr., Irene Hofmann and Virginia Nedbal, all of Pueblo, Marguerite Treat, Salida and Robert "Bud" Myers, Walsenburg; a sister, Gertrude Brown, Wisconsin and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren. Funeral service was Saturday from J.M. Antle Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Huerfano Masonic Cemetery. J.M. Antle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Myers, Oliver
Oliver Myers - Pueblo Chieftain - September 21, 1987 - Oliver Myers. Graveside service at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1987, Garden of Devotion, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Myers, Robert Leroy
Robert Leroy Myers - Pueblo Chieftain - September 24, 1997 - Robert Leroy Myers, 73, lifetime resident of Walsenburg, died at his home, Monday, Sept. 22, 1997. Mr. Myers was born on Feb. 17, 1924, in Walsenburg to Harold and Mary Schwartz Myers. Mr. Myers lived all of his life in the Walsenburg area, on the original homestead, where he was a rancher. He also served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1944 to 1946. Mr. Myers is survived by four children, Don (Sandra) Myers, Pueblo, Jerry (Mary) Myers, Franktown, Linda Myers, Pueblo, Tim (Lynn) Myers of the family ranch in Walsenburg; a brother, Harold Myers; two sisters, Virginia Nedbal, all of Pueblo, Marguerite Treat, Salida; eight grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Marion Zember Myers on Sept. 4, 1992. At Mr. Myers' request, no services. Cremation, Almont Crematory, Pueblo, Colo.

Myers, Ruby Gene
Ruby Gene Myers - Pueblo Chieftain - December 30, 2004 - Ruby Gene Myers, born Jan. 26, 1910 in Cass, Ark, departed this life on Christmas Day, 2004. At mother's earlier request there will be no service. She wrote the words, “When I come to the end of this road and the sun has set for me, I want no rites in a gloom filled room. Why cry for a soul set free, just remember me”. And remember her we will. She was more than a mother and friend. Mother was special person who never asked for anything; she always gave to others - her children, her friends and her community. She traveled to Las Animas, Colo. as a young woman to raise seven children whose mother had passed away. She married the man she came to help, Dan Myers and they raised three of their own children Everett Michael who lives in Smithfield, VA; Manetta Hellen (Seem) of Orlando, FL and Walter (Mack) McIlroy Myers of Pueblo, Colo. After a special going away party given by the good people of Las Animas whom she always cherished, mother went to live with her son, Everett of 18306 Morgarts Beach Road, Smithfield, VA 23430 in Sept., 2002. Mother leaves behind four grandchildren, Dan Meyers, Dan Lapic, Robert Joe Myers, and Lisa along with two daughters-in-law, Joyce and Sharon, one son-in-law, Bob Seem and eight great grandchildren including Cookie and Muffin. Mother retired as a nurse from Fort Lyon Veterans hospital and after retirement she volunteered for another 25 years. She joined the First Baptist Church on Dec. 12, 1948 where she was the youngest member of the Amoma Class. Mother was so dedicated to the church that she bought a beautiful piano and donated it to the church where it has been enjoyed by the church and guest pianists who marvel at its tone. Mother belonged.....

Myers, Ruth Mae
Ruth Mae Myers - Pueblo Chieftain - May 11, 2003 - Ruth Mae Myers, 91, passed away May 8, 2003. Born Oct. 1, 1911, in Leadville, Colo., to James and Lydia Blake, who preceded her in death along with her husband, Frank J. Myers. Ruth came to Pueblo in 1945 and was employed by the Colorado State Hospital for 34 years, retiring in 1979. She is survived by her children, Frances (Larry) Hancock of Pueblo, Alta (Clyde) Gittings of Peoria, Ariz., and Dutch (Shonni) Myers also of Pueblo. Grandmother of Steve, Scott, Sarah, Jennifer, Darrel, Nathan, Jennelle and Cody. Great-grandmother of Leslie Jo and Shania. Thanks to her special friends, Hazel Shaner, Sophie Lucero and Cindy and Dave Grever. At her request, cremation with no viewing. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Liberty Baptist Church, 2207 W. 29th Street, Pueblo. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Ruth's memory.

Myklebust, Harold
Harold "Mike" Myklebust - Pueblo Chieftain - February 09, 1986 - Harold "Mike" Myklebust. Born Jan. 4, 1922, Missoula, Mont. Died Feb. 6, 1986, in an auto accident on La Veta Pass. Resident of Fort Garland since 1984. Former resident of Long Beach, Calif. Member of Al Kaly Shrine, Pueblo; Masonic Blue Lodge, Missoula; and POW World War II, Germany. Retired federal employee teaching in the business school of the University of Southern Colorado, Survived by his wife, Charlotte; daughter, Tana Cofer; and two grandsons, Matthew and Michael Berry, St. Louis, Mo. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Monday, Trinity Lutheran Church, Alamosa. Masonic memorial service, 4:30 p.m. Monday, Romero Funeral Home, Alamosa.

Myndio, Frank A.
Frank A. Myndio - Pueblo Chieftain - February 08, 2000 - Frank A. Myndio passed away Feb. 6, 2000, in Pueblo. He was 52. Frank is survived by his parents, Hans and Anna Myndio, of Pueblo; sister, Gisela Walker, of Elizabeth; aunt, Edith Costa, of Pueblo; as well as a nephew and several cousins. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. Private services will be held at a later date.

Myscofski, Stella
Stella Myscofski - Pueblo Chieftain - October 08, 2000 - Stella Myscofski, age 88, born Jan. 5, 1912, passed away Oct. 6, 2000. Mrs. Myscofski is preceded in death by her husband, Peter Myscofski, July 19, 1992. She is survived by her sons, Robert (Gay) Myscofski, Pueblo, and Bernard (Judy) Myscofski, Buckeye, Ariz., and daughter, Dorothea (Edmund) Magero, McCaysville, Ga. Grandmother of David (Norma), Sharon, Janet, Dawn and Christy Myscofski, Denise (Jeffrey) Newton, Thomas Myscofski and Joseph (Erica) Myscofski. Great-grandmother of Jessica and Brock Myscofski. Preceded in death also by her parents, Wojciech and Jadwiga Gawlik, three brothers and one sister. Visitation, Monday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., George McCarthy Funeral Home. Funeral Mass, Tuesday, 10 a.m., St. Leander Church with Father Ben Bacino officiating. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

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