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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Pash, Max
Max Pash - Yuma Pioneer - February 4, 1910 - Primero Coal Mine Disaster - Horrible Gas Explosion in Colorado Fuel & Iron Company's Mine - May Be Over 100 Dead - Rescue Workers Find Twenty-Four Dead Bodies and One Man Alive - Primero, Colo., Feb. 1 (Tuesday) - Over 100 men are believed killed by a terrific explosion in the Primero mine of the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company at 4:30 yesterday afternoon. Note: Max Pash is listed among the dead of the Primero Mine disaster of January 31, 1910 through the Denver Public Library's collection entitled "Colorado Mining Fatalities." It lists Max Pash as an Austrian, age 22, and single. He was working as a miner for Colorado Fuel & Iron, and the cause of death was listed as an explosion of gas and dust. For complete coverage of this disaster go to:

Passalaqua, Nicole
Nicole "Nick" Passalaqua - Pueblo Chieftain - February 04, 1999 - Nicole "Nick" Passalaqua, 86, passed away Feb. 3, 1999. Survived by wife, Frances Passalaqua- children, Nick Passalaqua, Norma (Samuel) Warner, Buena Vista- seven granddaughters- five great-grandchildren- and sister, Leslie Patti. Preceded in death by one brother and three sisters. Funeral service, Friday, 2 p.m. at George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation through George McCarthy Funeral Home

Passanante, Jack
Jack Passanante - Pueblo Chieftain - August 17, 2002 - Jack Passanante, 83, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother passed away Aug. 15, 2002. Survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Jacqualyn Passanante; children, Paula (Joseph) Cacciatore of Raton, N.M., Lois (Ronnie) Gernon of Houston, Texas, Carl Thomas Passanante, and Jack (Kim) Passanante Jr., both of Pueblo; grandchildren, Brian Passanante of McHenry, Ill., Daryl and Michael Passanante of Las Vegas, Nev., Carl Joseph Passanante of Pueblo, Lauren Masias and Rhyan Passanante of Pueblo; Kristi Walker Lee of Houston, Texas; sister, Sarah (Mike) Coffee of Pueblo; sisters-in-law, Rose Passanante of Pueblo, Ann Garey of Milwaukie, Ore., Helen Moreno of Roseburg, Ore.; daughter-in-law, Pat (Rock) Lane of Las Vegas, Nev.; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Jack was born on Oct. 13, 1918, in Pueblo, and graduated from Central High School in 1937. Jack served two years in the Army during World War II. He retired from the CF&I as a millwright. Jack loved his family, his country, and his organizations, including the DAV Chapter 39, the Knights of Columbus Council 12720, the Dante Alighieri Society of Pueblo, La Famiglia Italiana and the Eagles Lodge No. 145. Jack was a devoted Catholic and a member of the Shrine of St. Therese where he worshiped his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Viewing will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, Shrine of St. Therese, 300 Goodnight Ave., in Pueblo, followed by interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. There will be a reception for friends and family at the Shrine of St. Therese parish hall following the interment.

Passanante, Jacqualyn
Jacqualyn "Jackie" Passanante - Pueblo Chieftain - February 12, 2003 - Jacqualyn "Jackie" Passanante, 76, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord Feb. 10, 2003. Born in Webb City, Mo., in 1926. Preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Jack; parents, Thomas and Lola Beatrice Mariott; brother and sister-in-law, Alfred and Louise Mariott; sister and brother-in-law, Lois and Bud Hall; and brother-in-law, Roy Moreno. Survived by children, Paula (Joe) Cacciatore of Raton, N.M., Carl Thomas Passanante, Jack (Kim) Passanante, both of Pueblo, Lois (Ronnie) Gernon of Highlands, Texas; grandchildren, Brian Passanante of McHenry, Ill., Daryl and Mike Passanante of Las Vegas, Nev., Carl Joseph Passanante of Pueblo, Kristi Lee of Houston, Texas, Lauren Masias of Philadelphia, Pa., Rhyan Passanante of Pueblo; great-grandchildren, Wyatt Austin Lee of Houston, Texas, Michael Chase Passanante of Las Vegas, Nev.; sisters, Helen Moreno of Woodinville, Wash., Ann Garey of Milwaukie, Ore.; sisters-in-law, Sarah (Mike) Coffee and Rose Passanante, both of Pueblo; daughter-in-law, Pat (Rock) Lane of Las Vegas, Nev.; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Jackie was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be sadly missed. She was a member of the Eagles Lodge No. 145 Ladies Auxiliary and the Shrine of St. Therese. She enjoyed bowling, bingo, dancing and the Denver Broncos. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2003, at the Shrine of St. Therese. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Friends and family will be received at Imperial Gardens Reception Hall following the burial. A special thanks to the caring staff at Life Care Center of Pueblo.

Passarelli, Alex L. Sr.
Alex L. Passarelli Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - August 24, 1986 - Alex L. Passarelli Sr., 86, of Denver, formerly of Aguilar, died Aug. 21, 1986, in Denver. Mr. Passarelli was a longtime resident of Aguilar, a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and was retired from the Colorado State Highway Department. He is survived by sons, Frank (Anne) Passarelli, Denver; Alex (Margurite) Passarelli of Trinidad; Ben (Ida) Passarelli of Pueblo; daughters, Jenny Passarelli, Denver; Mary Sandoval, Denver; Nora (Jesse) Jones, Aguilar; sisters, Maggie Passarelli, Trinidad; and Josie (Matt) Vigil, Trinidad; 15 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Sunday, noon to 2 p.m. at Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home and from 3 p.m. until time of rosary, 7 p.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Aguilar. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church with Father Matt Lloyd celebrant. Interment, Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Richard Passarelli, Steven Passarelli, Joe Passarelli, Alan Passarelli, Kenny Jones, David Berg, and Mike Braun. Friends may call at the Alex Passarelli Jr. residence, 2634 Aguilar Drive, Trinidad. Contributions may be made to Trinidad Catholic Schools.

Passarelli, Anna
Anna Passarelli - Pueblo Chieftain - February 15, 1986 - Anna Passarelli, late of 1909 Belmont, died Feb. 12, 1986, at a local hospital. Predeceased by husband, Abe Passarelli, 1984. Survived by sons, John (Mary) Passarelli, and Duane (Emma) Passarelli, both of Pueblo; daughters, Anna (Alfred) Romero, Christina (Jess) Gonzales, Donna Trujillo, Evelyn (Felix) Lujan, and Terry Lance. Also survived by 24 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Passarelli will lie in state beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday. Rosary, 8 p.m. Sunday and funeral, 9 a.m. Monday, both services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Trinidad. Family may be contacted at 718 Hainlen, Trinidad.

Passarelli, James Michael
James "Jim" Michael Passarelli - Rocky Mountain News - May 31, 1994 - James "Jim" Michael Passarelli, 39, of Denver died April 7 at Bella Vita Care Facility in Denver. A memorial Mass was April 9 at Holy Trinity Church in Trinidad, with burial in Trinidad's Masonic Cemetery. A memorial concert will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at the St. Thomas Seminary Chapel, 1300 S. Steele St., in Denver. Mr. Passarelli was born Dec. 1, 1954, in Trinidad. He was a graphic artist and art director. He worked for Brock and Associates, Grant and Pollock and Barnhart and Co. before establishing the Passarelli Design Group in 1986. He was a member of the Art Directors Club of Denver. He is survived by his parents, Mike and Rose of Trinidad; one brother, Ron of Phoenix; and two sisters, Marie Nigrini of Walsenburg and Lanette Hines of Denver. Contributions: Alexander Foundation, P.O. Box 1995, Denver 80201.

Passarelli, Jennie
Jennie Passarelli - Pueblo Chieftain - August 19, 2001 - Age 79, of Denver, passed away Aug. 17, 2001. Born and raised in Aguilar, Colo., she spent her adult life in Denver. Retired from St. Joseph's hospital in Denver. Survivors include sister, Mary Sandoval, Denver; brothers, Frank (Ann) Passarelli, Alex Passarelli, Trinidad, and Ben (Ida) Passarelli of Pueblo; numerous special nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews. Also special brother, Phillip (Patsy) Martinez of Modesto, Calif. Burial, Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. Rosary, 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the funeral home. Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

Passarelli, Margarita E.
Margarita E. Passarelli - Pueblo Chieftain - December 19, 1986 - Margarita E. Passarelli, 93, of Trujillo Creek, Colo., died Dec. 17, 1986, at the Trinidad State Nursing Home. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home and 3 to 7 p.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Aguilar. A rosary service will be held 7 p.m. today and Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, both at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment, Trujillo Creek Cemetery, Trujillo Creek.

Passementi, Martin
Martin Passementi – New Castle Nonpareil – June 28, 1901 – One of the six large boilers in the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company's air compressor at the Starkville mines near Trinidad blew up at 9 o'clock on the morning of the 7th, resulting in the death of Night Engineer William Pollard and Martin Passementi, fireman. Barney Cervelli, another fireman, was frightfully scalded and may die.

Passero, Carolyn L.
Carolyn L. “Carrie” Passero – Pueblo Chieftain – October 17, 2006 - Carolyn L. "Carrie" Passero, 61, passed away Oct. 15, 2006. Beautiful wife of 23 years and best friend of Ronald Passero. Also survived by her son, Bret (Tammy) Parks of Mazomanie, Wis.; mother, Toni (Henry) Skoczen of Pueblo; grandchildren, Morgan and Griffin Parks; stepsister, Cindy Frisby; stepbrother, Randy Skoczen; and best friend, Barbara Guerra of Pueblo. Carolyn was born July 25, 1945, in Jackson, Mich., but grew up in Pueblo, graduating from East High School and SCSC with a degree in psychology. She worked as a travel agent for over 20 years. Carrie was so proud of her grandchildren and also loved her pets, Jingles, Rio and Two Cents. She enjoyed cooking and decorating her beautiful home, especially with her dried flower creations. Carrie also was an avid Broncos fan. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006, Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Those who desire may make memorials to the Pueblo Animal Shelter through the funeral home.

Passero, Edith M.
Edith M. Passero - Pueblo Chieftain - October 25, 1998 - Edith M. Passero, 68, of Rye, passed away on Oct. 23, 1998. Born on Dec. 20, 1929. Preceded in death by a son, Chris Passero. Survived by her husband, Ernest Passero, of the family home in Rye- sons, Stephen (Carol) Passero, Edwin Passero and Eric (Jodie) Passero, all of Pueblo- daughters, Carol (Pat) Hopkins of El Paso, Texas, Lisa Marie (Steve) Jackson of Loveland and Jayme (Robert) Archuleta of Rye- brother, John Lindeman of Buena Vista- and sister, Esther Slayter of Sioux City, Iowa. Also survived by 20 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. No viewing, cremation has taken place. Funeral Mass, 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1998, at Holy Family Church with Rev. Ben Bacino, celebrant. Relatives and friends will be received at the church hall after the Mass.

Passig, Thomas Jay Sr.
Thomas Jay Passig Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - May 24, 2004 - Thomas Jay Passig Sr., entered into rest May 21, 2004, in Avondale, Colo. He was born in La Junta, Colo., June 26, 1953. He was 51 years of age. Thomas is survived by his mother and stepfather, Abel and Dorothy Gomez of Sugar City; father, Paul Passig of Pueblo; and aunt, Gertie Daniel of Ordway; three sons; Thomas J. Passig Jr., Johnathon D. Passig and Steven P. Passig of Pueblo; brothers; Danny (Carol) Passig of Pueblo, Mike (Barbara) Passig of Eagle; sisters, Sandy (Daryl) Geringer of Sugar City and Paula Pacino of La Junta; and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made through the funeral home, 921 Colorado Ave., La Junta, CO 81050. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2004, at the Valley View Cemetery in Ordway. Arrangements have been entrusted to the loving care of Johnson-Romero Funeral Home & Grooms Crematory.

Pastiva, Stephen Sr.
Steven Pastiva Sr. - Colorado Springs Gazette - September 29, 1998 - Steven Pastiva Sr., 78, a Walsenburg resident, died Sept. 26, 1998, at a care center in Walsenburg. He worked in the automotive industry in Michigan and as a police reserve officer in Salina, Kan. He served in the Army. Mr. Pastiva was born Sept. 4, 1920, in Flint, Mich. He was married Aug. 12, 1943, to Ester Detrixhe. He is survived by his wife; two sons, Stephen Jr. and Tracy; a daughter, Twyla Walter; four brothers; one sister; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Memorial Gardens Chapel, 3825 Airport Road. Inurnment will be at Peyton Cemetery. Pikes Peak Funeral & Cremation Services, is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Royal Rangers of Radiant Church, 4020 Maizeland Road, Colorado Springs 80909.

Pastore, Rose A.
Rose A. Pastore - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - October 04, 1990 - Rose A. Pastore, 84, of Colorado Springs died Wednesday at a local hospital. She was a homemaker. A rosary service will be held at 7 p.m. today at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 2410 N. Cascade Ave. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the church with the Rev. Gerald Bruggeman officiating. Swan-Law Funeral Home, 501 N. Cascade Ave., is handling arrangements. Mrs. Pastore was born May 18, 1906, in Huerfano County, to Abraham and Eduvigen (Aguirre) Medina. She lived in Colorado Springs for 27 years and was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Mrs. Pastore is survived by a daughter, Eve Mackiewicz of Colorado Springs; a brother, Manuel Medina of Pueblo; a sister, Ida Aguirre of Colorado Springs; 10 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

Pastrana, Annabelle
Annabelle Pastrana - Pueblo Chieftain - April 06, 2005 - Annabelle Pastrana, 63, passed away April 3, 2005. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Service in Denver.

Pate, Teddie Lee
Teddie Lee Pate - Pueblo Chieftain - February 22, 2006 - Teddie Lee Pate, 65, of Pueblo West, lost his battle with Mesothelioma on Feb. 17, 2006. He was preceded in death by his father, Claude Patrick Pate. Survived by his wonderful mom, Marie Pate; his loving wife of 44 years, Christine; children, Deanie (Kelly Rossman) Pate, Tracy Pate-Pacheco and Jaymi (Elmer "Chico") Chavez; siblings, Patrick (Theresa) Pate, Delores Horton, Mike (Pam) Pate, Dave (Patty) Pate, Danny (Mickey) Pate and Cathy (Tony) Valdez; grandchildren, Steven, Kyle, Frankie, Jake, Gabby and Connor; great-grandchild, Cody; and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and other relatives and friends. Ted graduated from Pueblo Catholic High School in 1957 and joined the Marine Corps at the age of 17. He served his country for four years and returned home to work at the CF&I Steel Mill for seven years, and then entered into the construction industry working for over 30 years for K.R. Swerdfeger and then working for his brother at Pate Construction until his illness consumed him. Ted had a beautiful soul. He was a dedicated and honorable man as a son, husband, father, grandfather, sibling and friend. Everyone who met him, loved him. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service, 4 p.m. Friday, Romero Chapel. Relatives and friends will be received at El Pueblo Museum, First and Grand Street, following the memorial service. Please join us in celebrating Ted's life. "Semper Fi." In lieu of food and flowers, if you would like, please donate to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (MARF) at 3944 State St., Suite 340, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105 in care of Ted's name.

Paterson, Margaret E.
Margaret E. Paterson - Grand Junction Daily Sentinel – November 1990 – Margaret E. Paterson – May 30, 1914 to Nov. 12, 1990 – Margaret Elizabeth Paterson of Palisade died Monday in Palisades Nursing Home. She was 76. She was a homemaker. She was born May 30, 1914, to John and Minnie (Fennell) Clark in Tiago. She spent her childhood on the Western Slope and attended school in Collbran. She married Mack Paterson. He died in 1978. She previously was married to Phil DeWitt. He died in 1954. She was a resident of the Collbran, Fruita, and Cedaredge areas. Mrs. Paterson was a Methodist. Survivors include a son, Russ DeWitt of Hugoton, Kan.; three daughters, Gwen Mallory of Grand Junction, and Irene Latham and Joyce Pell, both of Cedaredge; two brothers, Bob Clark of Alaska, and Jim Clark of Oregon; three sisters, Audrey and Dorothy Grant and Gertrude Mercer, all of Grand Junction; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. A son, James DeWitt, and a brother, Jack Clark, are deceased. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Elmwood Cemetery with the Rev. Alice Reimer-McKee officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Fruita. McClean Funeral Home in Fruita is in charge of arrangements.

Patlogar, Cornelia
Cornelia "Nell" Patlogar - Pueblo Chieftain - November 02, 2005 - Cornelia "Nell" Patlogar, 93, born Jan. 22, 1912, passed away Oct. 31, 2005. Survived by nieces, Sharon (Bob) Grady, Patricia Holtzman and Janet Manning; nephew, William (Patty) Patlogar, DVM.; great-nephews, Jeff Patlogar, William Patlogar Jr., Christopher Patlogar, Eugene Long Jr., Gary P. Manning Jr. and Rockford T. (Margo) Manning; and great-nieces, Tina (Joe) Bratina, Laurie (Jon) Pelc, Valerie (Kenneth) Matthews and Margaret Long. Also survived by great-great-nieces, Lauren Long, Riley Long and Rockelle Manning; great-great-nephews, Timothy E. Bratina, Geno M. Long, Steven Pelc, Nathaniel Manning and Donald Manning; sister-in-law, Marion Patlogar; and dearest friend, William Jackson, M.D. Preceded in death by brothers, Henry (Margaret) Patlogar and Edward Patlogar; and her parents, Joseph and Mary Patlogar. Nell was a hairdresser for 15 years and from 1947 to 1974, was a customer contact clerk for the Southern Colorado Power Co. A special thanks to the staff at Belmont Senior Care for their wonderful care of our "Aunt Nelli." Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, at Our Lady of the Meadows Church. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to Belmont Senior Care, 3 Douglas Court, Pueblo, CO, 81003.

Patlogar, Marion J.
Marion J. Patlogar – Pueblo Chieftain – September 11, 2006 - Marion J. Patlogar, 86, born May 12, 1920, in South Dakota, passed away Sept. 8, 2006. Predeceased by her husband, Edward Patlogar. She is survived by her daughters, Patricia Holtzman and Janet Manning; grandchildren, Tina (Joe) Bratina, Rockford (Margo) Manning, Gary Manning; great-grandchildren, Tim Bratina, Nathaniel Manning, Donald Manning and Rockelle Manning. Marion was one of 15 children and is survived by her brothers, James Hevle, Larry Hevle; sisters, Iola Becuar and Lucille Wysuph; and numerous nieces and nephews; with special thanks and gratitude to her niece, Sharon Grady, and husband Bob for all of their love, care and support. Her family would also like to thank Sangre de Cristo Hospice, especially Sandy and Kim and all of the staff at Hospice House for their wonderful care. Marion worked at Dana Corp. for 24 years. Following her retirement she enjoyed doing volunteer work for her church. Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Holy Family Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in her memory.

Patrick, Andrew Jr.
Andrew (Boob) Patrick Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - January 22, 1997 - Andrew (Boob) Patrick Jr. was born in Walsenburg on June 18, 1903, to Andrew and Christina Patrick. He resided in the surrounding coal camps until he made his home in Walsenburg. He attended school until he was 14 and then began his 50-year coal mining career, mining at Rayme, Ideal, Lester, Pictou, Big 4 and the Allen Mine, where he retired at the age 64. He was a good father, grandfather and wonderful papa. He married Mary Visich on May 26, 1923, and they celebrated 65 years of marriage before she went to be with our Lord on Dec. 30, 1988. Surviving are son, Gerald (Clara) Patrick of Pueblo, daughter, Jeannette (Alvin) Booze of Prague, Neb.; grandchildren, Geraldine (Paul) Lyons of Colorado Springs, Thomas (Beatrice) Linscott of Longmont, Lillian (Ken) Medina, Linda Patrick and David (Louana) Patrick, all of Pueblo; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and his companion, Romper. Also preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael Eugene Patrick; grandson, Michael James Patrick; granddaughter, Diana Jean Patrick; sister, Bertha Ritz; and brothers, Jack, John, and Michael. Daddy, Poppi, Pa, Grandpa and Papa will be missed by all, Rosary, 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 1997, with Mass immediately following at St. Mary Church. Father Ben Bacino officiating. Interment, North St. Mary Cemetery. Huerfano World - June 15, 2000 - In Loving memory of Andrew Patrick Jr. on his birthday and Father's Day, June 18. Today you are 97 and you're not here with us....Sentiment continued. Sadly missed by, Your Loving Family - Huerfano World - January 17, 2002 - In Loving memory of Andrew Patrick Jr. who went to be with the Lord on January 21, 1997. - Sentiment - Sadly missed by your loving family

Patrick, Caroline
Caroline Patrick - Pueblo Chieftain - February 02, 1999 - Pearl Caroline Patrick, 91, longtime resident of Boone since 1955, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999, in a Pueblo hospital. Preceded in death by her husband, Leo A. Patrick in 1984. Survived by son, Victor of Boone- daughter, Virginia of San Diego, Calif.- three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999, at Griffy Family Funeral Home in Fowler.

Patrick, Francis
Francis “Pat” Patrick - Pueblo Chieftain - December 17, 2001 - Francis "Pat" Patrick, age 88, beloved husband, devoted father and grandfather, passed away Dec. 12, 2001. Born Oct. 4, 1913, in New Brunswick, N.J., Pat was a resident of Pueblo since 1962. He retired from the Pueblo Army Depot where he was an inspector. He served in World War II in the European Theater as a staff sergeant, was a member of the 354th Fighter Group of the U.S. Army, and was also a member of the U.S. National Guard. Pat was predeceased by his parents, Alexander and Julia Patrick; brothers, Alexander, Paul and Joseph; and sister, Emsie. He is survived by his loving wife Marie, who would have celebrated 60 years of marriage with him on this Christmas day. He is also survived by his devoted daughter, Laurie Glasscock, and son-in-law, Gary Glasscock, of Boulder, Colo.; his most cherished granddaughters, Chelsea and Bree Glasscock; sister, Margaret Talak; and sister-in-law, Mary Patrick, both of Edison, N.J.; and favorite aunt, Emma Kovatch of Fords, N.J. Pat loved his God and church, his family and his country. He was a member of Pueblo Aerie No. 145 (FOE). He enjoyed sharing stories with those he loved and was an avid Broncos, CU and Notre Dame football fan. Despite his poor health, Pat loved to laugh and enjoyed the playfulness of children. He will be sadly missed by those who knew him. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10:30 a.m., Dec. 19, 2001, Christ the King Church, the Rev. Michael DeSciose, celebrant, with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. At his request, cremation, Almont Crematory, with inurnment at Green Mountain Cemetery in Boulder, Colo., at a later date. Relatives and friends will be received at Christ the King Church Hall following the Mass. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Denver Children's Hospital or to a charity of the donor's choice.

Patrick, Galena Alice
Mrs. Galena Alice Patrick - Pueblo Chieftain - July 12, 1946 - Mrs. Galena Alice Patrick funeral service. Fitzroy Chapel Friday, 2:30 p.m., with the Rev. St. Elmo Nauman officiating, Adah Chapter O.E.S. will exemplify their ritualistic service at the chapel, Interment Mountain View.

Patrick, Jessica Diane
Jessica Diane “Jessie Dee” Patrick - Pueblo Chieftain - August 12, 2001 - Passed away unexpectedly, Aug. 9, 2001. She was born March 6, 1985, in Pueblo and attended South High School and worked part time at Subway. She is survived by parents, Linda (Frank) Salazar and James (Mary Ann) Keator; brothers, Jeremy and Jared Keator; and sister, Michelle Keator; grandparents, Gerald and Clara Patrick, whom she made her home with; and grandparents, Lowell and Neva Keator. Also survived by godfather and special uncle, David (Louana) Patrick; and godmother and special aunt, Gerri (Paul) Lyons; special cousin and best friend, Shawna Pantleo; and other cousins, Stephanie and Nicole Lyons, Tristan and Michael Patrick, Ashley and Tommi Espinoza; as well as numerous other uncles, aunts and cousins. Preceded in death by aunt Diana and uncle Michael Patrick. She was a member of Shrine of St. Therese Catholic Church, where a funeral Mass will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, 2001. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. A reception will be held in the parish hall following the interment. The family may be contacted at 3600 Lancaster Drive. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at Imperial Funeral Home

Patrick, Mary
Mary Patrick - Huerfano World - January 5, 1989 - Mary Patrick, 84, of Walsenburg, died Dec. 30, 1988, in St. Mary Corwin Hospital from heart failure brought on by pneumonia. Born in Walsenburg Dec. 15, 1904, she was reared in the Yellowstone area where her father and mother, the late Pete and Martha Visich, farmed and ranched. She married Andrew Patrick May 26, 1923. Mrs. Patrick is survived by her husband, Andrew, Walsenburg; a daughter, Jeannette Booze, Prague, NE; a son, Gerald Patrick, Pueblo; a brother, George Visich, Westminster; three sisters, Annie Naranjo and Pauline Yacconi, Pueblo and Rose Schafer, California; five grandchildren, four great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, from St. Mary Church. Burial was in North St. Mary Cemetery. Boies Almont was in charge of arrangements.

Patrick, Michael Eugene
Michael Eugene Patrick - Huerfano World - August 13, 1992 - In Memoriam - In Loving Memory of Michael Eugene Patrick who died 23 years ago August 14, 1969. - Verse - Sadly missed by your loving family.

Patrick, Omar W.
Omar W. Patrick - Pueblo Star Journal - May 31, 1949 - Omar W. Patrick, former Pueblo Policeman. Funeral Wednesday at 3 p.m. under the auspices of Silver States Lodge 95, AF&AM, in courtesy to Censer Lodge 172 of Macon, Mo. Interment at Mountain View cemetery.

Patrick, Rita
Rita Patrick - Pueblo Chieftain - November 11, 2006 - Sister Rita Patrick dies at age 91 - Rita Patrick, 91, a member of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, was buried Monday in the cemetery at her community's motherhouse in Mount St. Joseph, Ohio. She died Nov. 2. The Trinidad native, born Philomena Patrick, entered the convent in 1937 and spent 33 years in education, teaching in Ohio, Michigan, New Mexico and Colorado. She was semi-retired at St. Elizabeth retirement home in Colorado Springs until 1995 when she returned to the motherhouse in Cincinnati, where she joined the community's ministry of prayer. Memorials may be made in her name to the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati Retirement Fund, 5900 Delhi Rd., Mount St. Joseph, OH 45051.

Patrick, William Herbert
William Herbert Patrick - Pueblo Chieftain - August 11, 1948 - William Herbert Patrick at a Colorado Springs hospital. Aug. 10. Survived by two brother, O.W. Patrick, Pueblo, and L.G. Patrick, of Tampa, Fla. Body will lie in state at Remple Funeral Home, Colorado Springs, Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral service at Fitzroy Chapel, 3:30 p.m. Friday. He was a member of Censer Lodge, 172; A.F. & A.M. Pueblo Lodge 17 will exemplify the ritualistic service at graveside in Mountain View Cemetery, in courtesy to his home lodge in Mason, Mo.

Pattee, James J. Jr.
James J. Pattee Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - October 31, 1986 - Dr. James J. Pattee Jr., 67, of Colorado Springs, died Oct. 29, 1986, at St. Francis Hospital. Born Oct, 22, 1919, in Pueblo to James and Helen (Putnam) Pattee Sr. He was an area resident since 1958. Attended Harvard College, University of Chicago Medical School and University of Colorado Medical School. Married Barbara Klindt on Oct. 3, 1964, in Colorado Springs. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was an Army physician. He was awarded the Bronze Star in Korea. President of County Medical Society during 1964 and 1965. Was on the past board of directors of Blue Shield. Member of First Congregational Church, Colorado Springs. Dr. Pattee served as a physician since 1944. Survived by wife: two sons, James J. Pattee III of Albuquerque, N.M., and Richard W. Pattee, Loveland; four daughters, Barbara A. Young, Borrego Springs, Calif., Nancy Pattee Malitz, Colorado Springs, Elizabeth A. Pattee, Riverside, Calif., Amy Frances Pattee, Colorado Springs; two sisters, Frances Healy, Denver, and Janet Kenyon, Pueblo; and two grandchildren. Service, 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, First Congregational Church, Colorado Springs, with the Rev. J. M. Jordan officiating. Cremation. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 559 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Springs, Colo., 80903.

Patten, Mary
Mrs. Mary Patten - Pueblo Chieftain - September 13, 1925 - Mrs. Mary Patten, age 81 years, died September 12 at the residence, 511 Broadway. Body at the Geo. F. McCarthy Funeral Home. Pueblo Chieftain - September 13, 1925 - Mrs. Mary Patten, age 81 years, a resident of the city for the past twelve years, died at an early hour Saturday morning at the home of her daughter, 511 Broadway. She was a member of the Christian Church. Mrs. Patten had been in ill health for several years and her death although not entirely unexpected, will come as a shock to her many friends. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Jeanie Dryson of Youngstown, Ohio; Mrs. Edna Denman of Grand Junction, Colo., and Mrs. Maude Medaris of 411 Broadway, Pueblo; two brothers, Ogden Roe and Wallace Rose of Ohio. Burial will be made at La Veta, the hour to be announced on the arrival of relatives. Geo. F. McCarthy service.

Patterson, David D.
David D. Patterson - Pueblo Chieftain - November 02, 1999 - David D. Patterson, 39, of Madison, Wis., formerly of Colorado Springs, passed away Oct. 25, 1999. He attended schools in Littleton, Westcliffe and Colorado Springs. He graduated from Doherty High School in Colorado Springs. He is predeceased by his father, L. David Patterson; and grandparents, J.W. and Helene Patterson. He is survived by his wife, Jessica; son, Patrick Patterson, both of Madison, Wis.; three daughters; mother, Bonnye (Kenneth) White of Pueblo West; brother, John Patterson of Highlands Ranch; sisters, Mary (Danny) Wagoner of Cypress, Texas, and Elizabeth Patterson; grandparents, Otis and Mary Madden of Pueblo. Cremation in Madison, Wis. Services will be at a later date. Arrangements by Adrian Comer Pueblo West.

Patterson, Donald
Donald Patterson - Pueblo Chieftain - April 19, 1986 - Donald Patterson, April 18, 1986, 836 Jackson. Husband of Edna Patterson. Father of Jacqueline Postelwait, Fountain, Donald Wayne Patterson, San Miguel, Mexico, Dean Miller, Tucson, Ariz., and David Miller of Colorado Springs. Brother of Ruby Baker, Pontiac, Ill., and Harold Patterson, Dallas City, Ill. Nephew of Margaret Krieg of Dallas City. Also survived by Glenn Park, Pueblo; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mr. Patterson was retired as a custodian of Keating Middle School and operated Don's Lawnmower. He was a Veteran of WW II, serving in the U.S. Navy. Graveside services, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Mountain View Cemetery. Please omit donations of food.

Patterson, Elizabeth Marie
Elizabeth Marie Buku Patterson - Huerfano World - August 16, 2007 - Elizabeth Marie Buku Patterson, 93, passed away August 10, 2007. Survived by her children, Roy “Bud” (Diana) Patterson, Sharon Roush and Lana (Chuck) Lipich, all of Pueblo; sisters, Mary Oakleaf of Pueblo, Irene (Albert) Mismash of Pueblo and Sophie Mulkey of Colorado Springs; grandchildren, Mark Patterson, Brenda (Shawn) Winters, Kelly Hudgens (Roy Sanders), Kurt Hudgens, Laura Lipich and Sara Lipich; great-grandchildren, Chelsea Frantz, Michael Winters and Matthew Winters; and step-grandchildren, Tom (Valinda) Roush, Dave (Marianne) Roush, Richard (Debra) Roush and Kay DeCristina (Jack Ahlin), and their families. Preceded in death by her husband Roy Earl Patterson; parents, Mike and Mary Buku; and brother, Lt. Mike Buku, USAF. Elizabeth was born November 3, 1913, in Duquesne, Pennsylvania, and grew up near Colorado's Spanish Peaks. Elizabeth graduated from Huerfano County High School. As the matriarch of the family, she enjoyed holidays and sewing and was a great cook. Her family was her greatest joy. She loved the mountains and was a very compassionate, caring person to all. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 4 p.m., Friday, August 17, 2007, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. The family respectfully requests the omission of food. Memorials may be made to the Pueblo Animal Shelter through the funeral home. The Greenhorn Valley View - August 22, 2007 - Elizabeth Marie (Buku) Patterson, a Colorado City resident until recently, passed away Aug. 10, 2007, at Life Care Center in Pueblo. She was born Nov. 3, 1913, in Duquesne, PA, but grew up near the Spanish Peaks. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Earl Patterson; parents, Mike and Mary Buku; and brother, Lt Mike Buku, USAF. She is survived by: her children, Roy "Bud" (Diana) Patterson, Sharon Roush, and Lana ("Chuck") Lipich; sisters, Mary Oakleaf, Irene (Albert) Mismash and Sophie Mulkey; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, including Kelly Hudgens (Roy Sanders) and Chelsea Frantz of Colorado City; and four step-grandchildren and their families. Elizabeth graduated from Huerfano County High School. She was blessed with a beautiful singing voice, loved the mountains and was a caring, compassionate person to all. Memorials may be made to the Pueblo Animal Shelter through the Montgomery - Steward Funeral Home in Pueblo, where cremation and services have taken place.

Patterson, Ephraim
Ephraim Patterson – Pueblo Colorado Daily Chieftain – June 21, 1874 – Ephraim Patterson was killed by Tom. Quinlan, in a quarrel about the latter's mules trespassing on the formers pasture, at Gomer's mill Bijou Basin.

Patterson, Hector
Hector Patterson - Huerfano World - February 15, 2001 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1925: Died, Hector Patterson, 70, one of the consulting designers of the Huerfano County courthouse and builders of the Presbyterian Church. He was buried in Gardner. [Editor's Note: Hector Patterson died in February 1925. Obituary listed World Independent, February 20, 1925, Page 1.]

Patterson, Helen L.
Helen L. Patterson - Pueblo Chieftain - June 03, 2002 - Helen L. Patterson was born Nov. 15, 1903, in Rocky Ford, Colo., to David and Addie Lee, the youngest of 10 children. She died June 1, 2002, in Pueblo. She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Homer Patterson, in 1947; and her daughter, Ila Youtsey, in 1999. She is survived by her sons, Norman (Ruth) Patterson and James (Nancy) Patterson; grandchildren, Gayle (Jerry) Parker, Joyce (Tom) Parr, Sherry Youtsey, Peggy (Bill) Eaks, Cindy (Richard) Leach, Tamey (Mike) Foulk, Rick (Kathy) Patterson, Jeff (Jennifer) Patterson, Mike (Dawn) Patterson; 17 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Helen was head cook at Pueblo County High School from 1953 until 1966 and is still fondly remembered by many former students. She still indulged in her love of pie baking right to the end. In her younger days, she enjoyed many forms of needlework and playing the piano. Helen also loved babies and, to her, to see a baby was to hold it. Helen was one of Jehovah's Witnesses and looked forward to the time when those sleeping in death will be resurrected to life on earth. Until that time, she will be missed. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2002, at 1 p.m. in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses at 523 Pitkin Ave.

Patterson, June
June Patterson - Pueblo Chieftain - December 12, 2004 - June Patterson passed away Dec. 10, 2004, after a brief illness. Survived by her daughters, Gay Lawrence of Papua, New Guinea, Verna VanMeter of Pueblo, Pat Patterson of Pueblo; seven grandchildren; sister, Donna Riley of Escondido, Calif.; brothers, Leo Krater of Pueblo, Jim Krater of Escondido, Calif. and Ken Krater of Altoona, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Bill "Pat" Patterson; and son, Leslie Patterson. June was a faithful Bible teacher and active member of Grace Baptist Church during the 1960s and 1970s. At her request, there will be no viewing. Graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004, at Imperial Memorial Gardens. We are thankful for the hope we have in Christ. "For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son, that who ever believes in Him, should not perish, but have everlasting life." (John 3:16)

Patterson, Mae
Mae Lochard Patterson - Pueblo Chieftain - April 28, 1987 - Mae Lochard Patterson, 97, died Monday, April 27, 1987, in Trinidad. She came to Las Animas County about 1908, where she lived until her passing. Mae was united in marriage in 1909 to Thomas B. Lochard. He preceded her in death in 1921. She later was married to B.F. Patterson, who preceded her in death in 1965. She was preceded in death by her son, Jack, in 1968. Survived by daughter-in-law, Caroline Lochard, Trinidad; grandson, Charles (Joann) Lochard, Trinidad; eight great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; niece, Marie McIntyre, Trinidad, and other nieces and a nephew in the Salida-Canon City area. Service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, April 30, at Campbell-Lewis-Cotter & Sons Funeral Home, with the Rev. David Neil officiating, followed by interment at Masonic Cemetery.

Patterson, Martha Topping
Mrs. Martha Topping Patterson - Walsenburg World-Independent - March 20, 1944 - Mrs. Martha Topping Patterson, 83, a resident of Walsenburg and Huerfano County for 60 years, prior to moving to California, died in a Los Angeles hospital Saturday. She was born Dec. 27, 1860. A former resident of Pictou, she moved to California 19 years ago, where she lived since. She was the youngest of 15 children, all of whom preceded her in death. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Janet Marshall of Walsenburg; Mrs. Martha Bell of Torrance, Calif.; and Mrs. Lilly Stout of Ventura, Calif.; two sons, one of Klamath, Fall, Ore., and another of Cokedale, Colo.; twenty grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. The body will arrive here later, accompanied by children, and announcement will be made by the Unfug-Peet mortuary. Death Certificate - March 1944 - Taken from Death Certificate for Martha Patterson, Registrar's No. 5228. Place of death - Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles County / General Hospital / 1200 N. State Street. Date of Death - March 18, 1944, 5:15 P.M. In hospital one month and 16 days; in U.S. 60 years - has resided at 3501 Torrance Blvd., Torrance. Husband (deceased) - Archie Hamilton Patterson Birthday of deceased (Martha) Dec 27, 1860; age at death 83 years, 2 months, 21 days. Birthplace - England, unknown city. Name of Father - Henry Topping, born England, city unknown. Name of Mother - Mary Simpson, born Scotland, city unknown. John T. Patterson informed coroner. Body moved to Walsenburg, Colorado, Masonic Cemetery, March 24, 1944. Funeral Director - Inglewood Beaver Mortuary. Immediate cause of death - Arteriosclerotic heart disease with auricular fibrillation and acute cardiac insufficiency. Other conditions - right femoral embolism." No autopsy. Contributed by Zale:

Patterson, Mr.
Mr. Patterson – Boulder County News – September 14, 1870 – Mr. Patterson, a cattle dealer, well known to the stock men of this county, died suddenly of heart disease, last week, in Pueblo.

Patterson, Paublita E.
Paublita E. Patterson – Pueblo Chieftain - October 31, 1997 - Paublita E. Patterson, 90, passed away Oct. 29, 1997. Survived by her children, Pastor John J. (Viola) Patterson, Denver, Josephine (Joe) Archuleta, Pueblo, Pastor Robert James (Lucille) Patterson, Denver, Bishop Fred O. (Sophia) Patterson, Pueblo, Elmer (Rosalie) Patterson, Pueblo, Leroy (Jennie) Patterson, Denver, Richard (Annie) Patterson, Pueblo, Floyd (Linda) Patterson, Denver, Juanita (Dean) Walston, Denver, David (Joyce) Patterson, Pueblo, Billy (Rose) Patterson, Pueblo, Charles (Nicole) Patterson, Security, and Arlene (Angelo) Garcia, Denver. Also survived by 53 grandchildren, 76 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, William J. Patterson Sr. on Aug. 22, 1993, and son, Rocky Patterson on April 8, 1983. Born June 7, 1907, in Fort Collins, Colo. She will lie in state from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Services will be held at The Good Shepherd Church, 1216 E. Beech St. with the prayer service at 7 p.m. today and funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday with Pastor Robert Montoya officiating. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Those who desire may make memorials to the Pikes Peak Hospice through the funeral home office.

Patterson, Samuel
Samuel Patterson – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – October 23, 1879 – Mr. Samuel Patterson died at the residence of his son, J. Decatur Patterson, on the Upper Huerfano, yesterday at quite an advanced age. The deceased was a native of Georgia and was the means of inducing many people from that state to settle in Colorado. He had many friends, and wherever known was highly respected.

Patterson, Thomas
Thomas Patterson – Yuma Pioneer – September 24, 1909 – Trinidad, Colo. – Thomas Patterson, formerly superintendent at Sopris for the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, and one of the best known coal miners of this section, is dead at Oakland, Cal., of Bright's disease, according to news received here. The body will be buried here and the funeral will be in charge of the Masons.

Patterson, Willard
Willard Patterson - Pueblo Chieftain - September 11, 1935 - In Memoriam - In sad and loving memory of our son and stepson, Willard Patterson, who passed away one year ago. (verse). Father and Step-mother - Mrs. And Mrs. Ollie Patterson.

Patti, Anthony
Anthony "Tony" Patti - Pueblo Chieftain - November 28, 1997 - Anthony "Tony" Patti, affectionately known as PAPO. Born March 17, 1913, in Plaquemine, La., passed away Nov. 26, 1997, in Pueblo, Colo. Survived by his wife of 60 years, Nellie- children, Phyllis Marie (Charles Jr.) Colletti and John Angelo (Rose Marie) Patti- grandchildren, Sheryl (Donald) Robson, Carol (James) Ruggieri, Chuck (Shelly) Colletti, Anthony (Dawn) Colletti, Michael Patti and Michelle Patti- six great-grandchildren- brothers, John (Theresa) Patti and Angelo (Elsie) Patti- and sisters, Pat (Don) Fellion and Rose Ford. Numerous nieces, nephews and friends also survive. Preceded in death by parents, Joseph (Phillipa) Patti- brothers, Lawrence, Sam and Charles Patti- and sister, Mary Clementi. Mr. Patti owned and operated Patti's Restaurant with his brother, Angelo, from 1936 to 1984. Mr. Patti was a member of St. Joseph Church, Blende, Footprinters, Pueblo Chamber of Commerce and Colorado Restaurant Association. He also enjoyed farming and ranching in the Pueblo area. Funeral Mass, Saturday, 10 a.m., St. Joseph Church, Blende. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Viewing, noon until 8 p.m. Friday, George McCarthy Funeral Home. Family will receive friends at the family home.

Patti, James Joseph Sr.
James Joseph Patti, Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - January 28, 2000 - James Joseph Patti Sr., age 49, passed away Jan. 26, 2000. Beloved husband of Judy. Survived also by his daughter, Amy; his sons, Anthony (Shannon), Aaron, Chris (Edie) and James Joseph Jr. (Melissa); mother and father, Elsie and Angelo Patti; and mother-in-law, Viola Latchaw. Grandfather of Joey, Lauren, Morgan, Vincent, Gino and Kennedy. Also survived by sister, Barbara (John) Droessler; nephew, Mike (Heather); seven sisters-in-law and four brothers-in-law; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and close dear friends. Jim was born and raised in Pueblo, graduated from Roncalli High School and later graduated from SCSC (USC). Judy and Jim were married in 1974, and owned and operated Patti's Restaurant as well as J. Patti Construction, where he built over 100 homes including his own and performed countless remodeling jobs. He was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church in Vineland, enjoyed CU football games, enjoyed hosting his annual Super Bowl party and taking trips to Las Vegas. Jim will be missed dearly and always remembered for the numerous times he touched lives in a special way, the things he could do that others could not even imagine, his honesty and most of all his love and concern that he gave to his family and so many others in this world. Visitation, Friday, 2 p m. to 5 p.m., at the funeral home. Rosary, Friday, 7:30 p.m., and funeral Mass, Saturday, 9:30 a.m., Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to Right To Life in care of the funeral home office.

Patti, John
John Patti - Pueblo Chieftain - July 12, 2006 - John Patti, 83, passed away July 10, 2006. Born April 10, 1923, in Pueblo, to Samual and Laura Patti, who predeceased him; along with his loving wife of over 50 years, Kathryn Patti; children, William and Charlotte; and siblings, Jenny Spitz, Lawrence Patti, Marie Vidmar, Savior Patti, Elizabeth Oakley and Samual Patti. Survived by his son, James; grandchildren, Kelly Grube, Kristal Patti, Bryan Patti, Stephan Patti, Bobbie Jo Patti; great-grandchildren, Kenneth, Devinne, Jonathan Flarity, Braxton Patti, William Grube; and sisters, Matildia Nedelcheff and Margie Cardinaly. John served in the U.S. Army and later worked for District 60. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Pueblo Chieftain - July 14, 2006 - John Patti. Also predeceased by uncle, Joe Patti. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Patti, John P.
John P. "J. P." Patti - Pueblo Chieftain - March 10, 2004 - John P. "J. P." Patti, 87, born May 1, 1916, in Plaquemine, La., passed away March 8, 2004. Preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Theresa M. (Brothers) Patti, in September of 2000; brothers, Sam, Lawrence, Charles and Tony; sister, Mary Clementi; and nephew, Jimmy Patti. Survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and David Cristelli; grandson, Tony (Stacy) Cristelli; granddaughter, Gina Cristelli; and great-grandson, Nicolas Cristelli. Also survived by his brother, Angelo (Elsie) Patti; sisters, Pat Fellion and Rose Ford; sister-in-law, Margaret (John) Giardino; brother-in-law, Ernest Brothers; and numerous nieces and nephews. John moved to Colorado with his family in 1921. He was very proud of the fact that he and his brothers sold newspapers on the street corners in Downtown Pueblo from the time he was a small child. He and his brothers started in the restaurant business as teen-agers and went on to own the Pick-a-Rib in 1936. In 1941, J. P. opened Johnny's Bar-B-B-Q on 27th and Elizabeth streets. He closed the restaurant to go into the Army, but re-opened it after World War II. He married Theresa in 1946 and they both ran Don's Cafι and then opened the 2 and 9 Bar and Grill in 1952. In 1958, he opened the Fireside Restaurant on Highway 50 where he and Theresa ran it until their retirement in 1972. J.P. loved to cook for his family until his death. He was one of the Broncos first season ticket holders. His pride and joy was his grandchildren. He was a lifetime member of Pueblo Elks No. 90 (BPOE), Pueblo Footprinters Association, and the VFW. Viewing, 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, St. Pius X Church. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Patti, Kathleen R.
Kathleen R. (Delliquadri) Patti - Pueblo Chieftain - August 23, 2002 - Kathleen R. (Delliquadri) Patti. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Aug. 24, 2002, Roselawn Chapel, reception following. Kathleen was born Aug. 16, 1940, in Pueblo, Colo., and had lived in Cheyenne, Wyo., for 27 years. She was a 1958 graduate of Central High School, a 1960 graduate of Pueblo College and a 1970 graduate of SCSC. She is survived by her husband, Joseph Patti Jr.; sons, Kurt (Kellie), Scott (Priscilla) and Marc (Peg); daughter, Jo Lyn (Tom) Jordan; and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nicholas and Josephine Delliquadri.

Patti, Leslie Alice
Leslie Alice Patti - Pueblo Chieftain - July 13, 2005 - Leslie Alice Patti, 89, passed away July 9, 2005, at her home. Born June 15, 1916, in Lime, Colo., to Guiseppe and Carminella Passalaqua, who preceded her in death along with two brothers and three sisters. Survived by her son, Joseph (Sandy) Patti Jr.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. Leslie was a department store manager for Vincent's for 37 years. Visitation, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Thursday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Patti, Nell
Nell Patti - Pueblo Chieftain - September 15, 2003 - Nell Patti, 89, prominent Mesa resident, affectionately known to friends and family as "Mamo" was called to her heavenly home Sept. 12, 2003. She is survived by daughter, Phyllis (Chuck) Colletti; son, John (Rose Marie) Patti; grandchildren, Sheryl (Donald) Robson, Carol (Jim) Ruggieri, Chuck (Shelly) Colletti, Tony (Edi) Colletti, Mike and Michelle Patti; seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Also survived by brothers-in-law, John Patti and Angelo (Elsie) Patti; and sisters-in-law, Pat Fellion and Rose Ford. She is predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Anthony Patti (1997); and two sisters; Lucy Bravo and Mary Radosta. Her greatest love was her family and cooking for them no matter how large the group. She enjoyed her grandchildren on a daily basis. Nell and Tony were co-owners of Patti's Restaurant for 46 years with Tony's brother, Angelo; and his wife, Elsie Patti. The family extends a special thanks to "Mamo's" wonderful caregivers: Kim, Della, JoAnn, Judy and Karen. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. today; family present 2 to 4 p.m. Rosary, 7 p.m. Monday, St. Joseph's Church. Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Tuesday. Donations may be made to St. Joseph's Church through the funeral home.

Patti, Theresa M.
Theresa M. (Brothers) Patti - Pueblo Chieftain - September 12, 2000 - Theresa M. (Brothers) Patti, passed away Sept. 10, 2000, after a six-month illness. Born Nov. 15, 1916, to Chester and Anna Brothers. Mrs. Patti is survived by her husband of 53 years, John P. Patti; and daughter, Patricia A. (David) Cristelli. Grandmother of Tony (Stacy) Cristelli and Gina Cristelli. She is also survived by her sister, Margaret (John) Giardino; brothers, Ernest Brothers and Angelo (Angela) Brothers; sisters-in-law, Pat (Don) Fellion, Rose Ford and Nell Patti; and brother-in-law, Angelo (Elsie) Patti; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family members. Theresa and Johnny ran the Fireside Restaurant from 1958 until their retirement in 1972. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, and was an avid Rockies and Broncos fan. Visitation Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass Wednesday, 10 a.m., St. Pius X Church. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions may be made to any animal shelter of the donor's choice in care of the funeral home office.

Patti, Virginia S.
Virginia S. Patti - Colorado Springs Gazette - December 15, 1991 - Virginia S. Patti, 85, of Rogers, Ark., died Dec. 12, 1991, in Rogers. She was a nurse's aid at Fort Carson for 20 years. Services will be held Monday in Rogers. Callison-Lough Funeral Home, Rogers, is handling arrangements. Mrs. Patti was born Sept. 17, 1906, in Pueblo to Angelo and Calocera (Falcone) DiSalvo. She had lived in Colorado Springs until 1970. Mrs. Patti was married to Lawrence Patti, who is deceased. She is survived by a son, Joseph E. of Rogers; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Patti, William Samuel
William (Bill) Samuel Patti - Pueblo Chieftain - November 18, 2004 - William (Bill) Samuel Patti, 54, passed away at his home in Granbury, Texas, Nov. 15, 2004. Preceded in death by mother, Kathryn L. Patti, brother, Benjamin L. Patti and sister, Charlotte C. Patti. Survived by loving wife of 32 years, Pauline Patti, daughter, Bobbie Jo Patti, father, John Patti of Granbury, Texas, brother, James L. Patti of White Oak, Texas, nieces Kelly C. (Patti) Grube of Kingwood Texas and Kristal L. (Patti) Flarity of Pueblo, Colo., nephews, Bryan J. Patti, Stephen J. Patti, both of White Oak, Texas, great-niece, Devinne Flarity and great-nephews, Kenneth Flarity, Jonathan Flarity and Braxton Patti. Bill had served in the Navy and had retired from the Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice. Memorial services will be held at Martin's Funeral Home, Granbury, Texas, today, at 2 p.m.

Pattie, Julia M.
Julia M. Pattie - Pueblo Chieftain - January 16, 2000 - Julia M. Pattie, 83, of La Junta, former Holly area resident, died Jan. 14, 2000. Survived by son, Charles W. (Teresa) Pattie of Rocky Ford; granddaughters, Tienne and Niesha Pattie, LeAnn (Mike) Sharpe and children, and Amy Williams and children. She was preceded in death by husband, William F. Pattie. Services, 10 a.m. Tuesday, at Peacock Memorial Chapel. Graveside service, 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Holly Cemetery.

Pattison, Dorothy Lee
Dorothy Lee Pattison - Pueblo Chieftain - September 03, 2001 - Age 75, passed away Sept. 1, 2001, in Pueblo. Survived by her husband, Cliff Pattison, of the family home in Rye, Colo.; daughters, Lorna (Dave Grooms) Pattison of Conifer, Colo., and Jean (David) Howe of Sand Springs, Okla.; granddaughter, Lydia Jo Howe of Sand Springs, Okla.; loving companion, her dog, Jorj; and many, many friends. Preceded in death by her parents, Percy and Irma (nee Porter) Serviss; and grandparents. Dorothy was born March 30, 1926, in Lamont, Okla. Dorothy and Cliff were married May 1, 1955, in Tonkawa, Okla. She graduated from Central State University in Edmond, Okla., earned her master's degree from Tulsa University and was a business instructor for 27 years. Her loving family came first. Her hobbies included genealogy, sewing and traveling. Dorothy was a collector of dolls, spoons and family antiques. She was a theater and arts council volunteer. She was also a member of D.A.R., Dames of the Magna Carta, The Mayflower Society and Clan McGregor. Dorothy was a co-founder of Greenhorn Valley Players and president of the Greenhorn Valley Arts Council. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2001, at Rye Methodist Church, with Rev. Leslie Barnett officiating. Interment will follow at Brookside Cemetery in Rye. Those who desire may make memorials to Greenhorn Valley Players through the funeral home. "And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!" - Pueblo Chieftain William Shakespeare's Hamlet. ****Greenhorn Valley News - September 7, 2001 - Co-Founder of GV Players Is Laid To Rest - Dorothy Lee Pattison, 75, known for her role as President of the Greenhorn Valley Arts Council, and a tremendous volunteer to the arts, passed away September 1, 2001 after a lengthy illness. Dorothy is survived by husband, Cliff Pattison of Rye, daughters, Lorna (Dave Grooms) Pattison of Conifer, CO, and Jean (David) Howe of Sand Springs, OK; granddaughter, Lydia Joe Howe of Sand Springs; loving companion Jorj (her dog); and many, many friends in the Greenhorn Valley and elsewhere. Dorothy was born March 30, 1926 in Tonkawa, OK. She graduated from Central State University in Edmond, OK, earned a master's degree from Tulsa University and was a business instructor for 27 years. Her loving family came first. Her hobbies included genealogy, sewing and traveling. She was a collector of dolls, spoons and family antiques; aside from being a volunteer in the theater and arts in Rye. She was also a member of D.A.R, Dames of the Magna Carta, the Mayflower Society, and Clan McGregor. Funeral Services were held Tuesday, September 4, 2001 at the Rye Methodist Church with Rev. Leslie Barnett officiating. Burial was at Brookside Cemetery in Rye. Those who wish may make memorials to the Greenhorn Valley Players, PO Box 424, Rye, CO 81069.

Patton, Annabelle
Annabelle Patton - Pueblo Chieftain - April 03, 2004 - Annabelle Patton, 90, passed away April 1, 2004. She is preceded in death by her husband, Victor F. Patton in 1996; children, Victor (Rita) Patton, Dixie (Leonard) Mager, Beverly (Albert) Silengo; also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives and special friends, John and Katherine Smith. Annabelle was a life member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She loved swimming at the YWCA and working in her flower garden. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother. Special thanks to our great hospice team, Jeanette, Carrie, Liz and Decon John; also a special thank you to Dr. Christopher Wilson. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Annabelle to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, April 5, 2004. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Leander Church with interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Patton, Beth Ailene
Beth Ailene Decker Patton - Pueblo Chieftain - January 27, 2000- Beth Ailene Decker Patton, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Jan. 23, 2000, in Pueblo. She was born Jan. 29, 1917, in Oberland, Kan., the daughter of Earl and Hattie Decker. Mrs. Patton spent her childhood in Healy, Kan. She then moved to Arkansas where she married her husband of 61 years, Leonard Patton, and raised their family. She and her husband had lived in Pueblo since 1981. Mrs. Patton was a member of Vineland United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Leonard Patton; her sons, retired Chief Petty Officer Kaye E. Patton (Karen) and Dr. D. Keith Patton (Mary); daughter, Dr. Anita P. Manning (Robert); granddaughter, Erica Patton Adamiak (Matt); and grandsons, Mark Patton, Christopher Manning and Matthew Manning. Services, 2 p.m. today at Vineland United Methodist Church, 1587 Lane 36, Pueblo, Colo., with the Rev. Ginny Bettendorf officiating. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Patton, Ethan Ray
Ethan Ray Patton - Pueblo Chieftain - December 09, 1999 - Ethan Ray Patton, infant son of Keith Patton and Natashua Geier, slipped away Dec. 4, 1999, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. Survived also by grandparents, Robert Geier, Katherine Geier, George Patton and Lori Patton, and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Cremation.

Patton, Gene P.
Gene P. Patton - Pueblo Chieftain - November 25, 1999 - Gene P. Patton, 69, of Pueblo, passed away Nov. 23, 1999. He came to Pueblo in 1950 from West Virginia and retired from CF&I after 33 years. He served for two years in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. Preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Gracie Patton; sisters, Margaret, Mary Alice "Babe," Myrtle and Helen; brothers, James and Harry; sisters-in-law, Lillian (Doyle) King and Dusty (Al) Lux; and mother and father-in-law, Melina and John Domenico. Survived by loving wife, Pauline, of 45 years; children, Gary (Debbie) Patton and Pamela Patton of Pueblo; brothers, Charles (Della) Patton of West Virginia; grandchildren, Gene, Nick, Jenna and Kyle; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives of West Virginia, Virginia and Pueblo; many dear friends; brother-in-law, Edward (Ethel) Domenico; and sisters-in-law, Rosemary (Jim) Dwyer and Chris (Bill, deceased) Olson. Special thanks to Frank Tom. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 26, 1999, at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Military honors performed by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Patton, George Smith, Jr.
Gen. George Smith Patton, Jr. - La Veta - December 21, 1945 - Gen. George Smith Patton, Jr. - November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945 today in Germany of injuries he received in an auto accident.

Patton, John
John Patton – Walsenburg World – March 21, 1922 – John Patton of Gardner died at his home Sunday evening. Mr. Patton has lived in Gardner for many years and leaves many friends who mourn his death. The body will be taken to his old home in Iowa for burial.

Patton, Leonard
Leonard Milton Patton - Pueblo Chieftain - August 15, 2002 - Leonard Milton Patton, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away Aug. 12, 2002, in Colorado Springs. He was born Aug. 9, 1916, in Harrison, Ark., the son of James and Ruby Patton. A graduate of Bergman High School, Bergman, Ark., Mr. Patton was employed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Soil Conservation Service for 32 years before retiring and moving to Pueblo. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army's Corps of Engineers. He was a 32nd degree Mason of the Scottish Rite Bodies of Arkansas. He was a perpetual member of Washington Lodge No. 1 in Fayetteville, Ark. Mr. Patton was also a member of Vineland United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Beth Decker Patton; and a son, Chief Petty Officer Kaye E. Patton. Survivors include his son, Dr. D. Keith Patton (Mary); daughter, Dr. Anita P. Manning (Robert); daughter-in-law, Karen Patton; granddaughter, Erica Patton Adamiak (Matt); grandsons, Mark Patton (Jennifer), Christopher Manning and Matthew Manning; and great-granddaughter, Olivia Adamiak. Visitation, 1 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Family will receive friends during the visitation from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 at Vineland United Methodist Church, 1587 Lane 36, Pueblo, Colo., with the Rev. Marcia Shafer officiating. Interment with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Patton, Richard J.
Richard J. Patton - Pueblo Chieftain - November 10, 1998 - Richard J. Patton, passed away Nov. 8, 1998, in Pueblo. Richard was born April 20, 1917, in Chelsea, Okla., to John Patton and Frances Wiggins Patton and had been a Pueblo resident since 1936. His survivors include his wife, Mary- children, Richard (Sherry), Jim (Jennie), George (Lori), Beverly (Ken) Dadd, Patricia (Jim) Neveils, Elaine (Dan) Denny, Molly (Jeff) Lohse, all of Pueblo, and Katy East of New Mexico- one sister, Pansy Waterman of Pueblo- as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. The family would like to express a special thank you to Kathy Torrez-Perez for all of her assistance. Visitation for Mr. Patton will be held from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. today at the mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, in the Belmont Nazarene Church, 1702 Bonforte Blvd. with interment to follow in the Imperial Cemetery.

Patty, Juanita F.
Juanita F. Patty - Pueblo Chieftain - June 16, 2002 - Juanita F. Patty, 83, of 904 Sixth St., Las Animas, Colo., died Saturday, June 15, 2002, at Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2002, at the Friends Church in Las Animas, Colo. Interment will follow in the Las Animas Cemetery.

Patty, Tom McKinley
Tom McKinley Patty - Pueblo Chieftain - February 18, 1986 - Tom McKinley Patty, 89, passed away Feb. 14, 1986, at a local hospital. Survived by niece, Gloria (James) Barnes, Fort Worth, Texas. Graveside service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Roselawn Cemetery.

Patzkowski, Q. Maurice
Q. Maurice (Pat) Patzkowski - Pueblo Chieftain - December 28, 2003 - Q. Maurice (Pat) Patzkowski, 77, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, went to be with our Lord on Christmas morning 2003. He was born near Homestead, Okla., on Oct. 18, 1926. Pat married Wanda Mendenhall on June 8, 1952. Preceded in death by his parents, Jacob and Vera Patzkowski. Survived by his loving wife, Wanda; children, Jan (Wayne) Koester of Colorado Springs, Milt (Mary Lou) Patzkowski of Lake Oswego, Ore., and Ronda (Biff) Gettel; grandchildren, Berkley, Kristopher, Kurt, Tyler, Sydney, Tanner; brothers, Benton and Bryan; and sister, Lois Moore. Pat farmed in Oklahoma, before serving as a Medic in the U.S. Army. Pat served as a fireman until his medical retirement. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, Calvary Church. Relatives and friends will be received at the Calvary Fellowship Hall following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Calvary Church, 5 Tulane, Pueblo, CO 81005, or any charity of your choosing.

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