The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Regalado, Augustine
Augustine Regalado - Pueblo Chieftain - November 8, 1987 - Augustine Regalado, 76, late of 1329 E. Fifth, pas-s e d aw ay Nov. 5, 1987, at Parkview Episcopal Hospital. Survived toy his wife, Antonia Regalado; children, Louise Regalado of Mexico, Richard (Josephine) Regalado, Josephine (Ruben) Baca, Ralph (Josephine) Regalado, Tom Regalado, Anthony (Virginia) Regalado and Ron (Maria) Regalado, all of Pueblo. Also survived by two brothers, six sisters, and 58 grandchildren. Retired from International Mail Service in 1969. Rosary recitation at 7 p.m. Sunday and Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Monday. Both services at St. Leander Church. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery. Family at 26 Wasatch, home of Josephine Baca and 35 Churchill Rd., home of Anthony Regalado.

Regalado, Lupe
Lupe Acosta Regalado - Pueblo Chieftain - July 21, 2000 - Lupe Acosta Regalado, 87, passed away July 19, 2000. Preceded in death by her husband, Manuel Regalado; sister, Lena Segura; brother, Joe Acosta; infant son; two granddaughters, Theresa Regalado and Sandra Regalado; and daughter-in-law, Marie Regalado. Survived by children, Manuel (Mary Lou) Regalado of Pueblo, Molly (Fred) Sandoval of Aurora, Richard Regalado of Golden, Colo., Jess (Rosemary) Regalado of Arizona, Mary Ellen (John) Sandoval of Nevada; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Alice (Steven) Melendez of Nevada; and brother, Anthony (Josephine) Valdez of California. Funeral service Friday, 2 p.m., Imperial Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Palm Memorial Park, Henderson, Nev. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in her memory. The family would like to thank the staff of Westwinds Special Care for their wonderful care of Lupe.

Regaldo, Joseph
Joseph Regaldo - Pueblo Chieftain - May 13, 1924 - Joseph Regaldo, age 28 days, died at the residence in Salt Creek May 12th. Body at the Geo. F. McCarthy Mortuary. Pueblo Chieftain - May 13, 1924 - The funeral of Joseph Regaldo will take place Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence in Salt Creek. Interment Roselawn. Arrangements in charge of the Geo. F. McCarthy Mortuary.

Regan, E. E.
E. E. Regan - Pueblo Chieftain - February 17, 1987 - E. E. Regan, Feb. 16, 1987. Husband of Lena Rosanna Regan and father of Mary Ellen (C.N.) Caldwell Jr., Durango; John Thomas (Shirley) Regan of Beulah and Paul Eugene Regan of Rye; brother of Mary McCaffrey, Belmont, N.Y. Survived also by 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A Pueblo resident since 1944, Mr. Regan was a member of St. Francis Xavier Parish and a veteran of service with the U.S. Army during World War II, having served in France and Germany with the Motor Transport Division. He was also a life member of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 557 and was a past member of both the American Legion and the VFW. He retired in August 1961 as chief engineer for Colorado Interstate Gas after 25 years of service. Prior to that, he was employed by the Oklahoma Natural Gas Co. for 25 years. Services, St. Francis Xavier Church. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. Thursday. Interment, Imperial Gardens. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Regan, Lena R.
Lena R. Regan - Pueblo Chieftain - September 13, 2001 - Lena R. Regan, age 95, passed away Sept. 10, 2001. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene E. Regan in 1987. Survived by her sons, Paul and John Regan; and daughter, Mary Caldwell. Also survived by eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed. Funeral Mass, 9 a.m. Saturday, St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Regan, Mike
Mike Regan – Creede Candle – December 4, 1909 –This Week in Creede's Past – 1904 – Mike Regan died at the Pueblo asylum.

Regan, Rose Marie
Rose Marie Regan - Pueblo Chieftain - February 11, 2001 - Rose Marie Regan, 66, was called to the Lord's service unexpectedly on Feb. 10, 2001. She was born Dec. 9, 1934, to Anton "Tack" and Mollie Clemens. She was a 1952 graduate of Central High School. On June l9, 1953, she married Michael J. Regan Jr. In 1954, she graduated from Southern Colorado State College with an Associate Degree in Psychology. Later she had two sons, Michael and Robert, and two daughters, Mary Beth and Susan. She was a member of the Epsilon Sigma Alpha Sorority, Alpha Omega Chapter and Our Lady of the Meadows Catholic Church. Preceded in death by her parents, Tack and Mollie Clemens; sister, Elizabeth; brother-in-law George; and grandson, James Albert. Survived by loving husband, Michael Regan; children, Michael (Karen Anderson) Regan III, Denver, Robert (Brenda) Regan, Mary Beth (Dan) Garrett and Susan J. (John) Falsetto, all of Pueblo. Her life was enriched by her grandchildren, Andrew, Sean, Christina, Edward, Stephen, Anna and Jason; and special friends, Sam and Eleanor Falsetto. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Epsilon Sigma Alpha Sorority, the Alpha Omega Chapter at 52 X Sovereign Drive, Pueblo, CO 81005 or at the Colorado Diabetes Association at 2480 West 26th Ave, Suite 120B, Denver, CO or the American Heart Association, 720 N. Main, Pueblo. Visitation, 9 to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, 2001, at T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home. Recitation of the rosary, 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13. Both services at Our Lady of the Meadows. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Regordes, G.
G. Regordes - Brandon Bell - November 8, 1912 - Greed for beer caused the murder of G. Regordes at Pueblo, according to a confession made by Dolores Vera. The case mystified the police for several days.

Regusa, Rose E.
Rose E. Regusa - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home - March 17, 2004 - Rose E. Regusa, 87, passed away March 17. She was born on November 13, 1916 in Primero, CO to Antonio and Rose Diele. Rose graduated from Trinidad High School. On July 3, 1937, she married Sam Regusa in Morley, CO. Rose worked as a dietician for Trinidad State Junior College and at the Ben Franklin luncheonette. She was an avid fan of the Denver Broncos, Rockies and Yankees. She enjoyed reading, watching TV, working on crossword puzzles and time with her loving family. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Sam, Sr., sister, Mary Wilson and brother-in-law, Herman. She is survived by her son, Sam (Mae) Regusa of Raton, NM, daughter, Loretta (Tracy) Stuart of Raton, NM, brothers, Joe (Adeline) Diele of Tokyo, Japan, Sam (Lucille) Diele of Merced, CA, sisters, Helen Bisulco of Pueblo, Betty Diele of Trinidad, four grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and many friends. Visitation will take place Thursday, March 18 from 2 to 6 p.m. and Friday, March 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home Chapel. A Funeral service is scheduled for Friday, March 19 at 1:00 p.m. at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ann Klein and Rev. Peggy Griner of New Life Fellowship with entombment to follow at Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. Active pallbearers are Rick Regusa, Tracy Stuart, Scott Stuart, Frank Falsetto, Brian Falsetto and Kevin Feldman. The family requests memorials be made to TSJC Foundation for scholarships. The family may be reached at 814 Atchison, Trinidad, CO 81082. The family of Rose Regusa has entrusted arrangements to the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home.

Rehm, Sam
Sam Rehm - Pueblo Chieftain - February 03, 1998 - Sam Rehm, 79, passed away Feb. 1, 1998. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Christian Church in Eads, Colo. Interment, Eads Cemetery.

Reichmuth-Lantz, Maxine A.
Maxine A. Reichmuth-Lantz - Pueblo Chieftain - October 11, 2005 - Maxine A. Reichmuth-Lantz, 85, born May 6, 1920, in Denver, passed away Oct. 6, 2005, in Kingman, Ariz. She was predeceased by husbands, Nate Crocombe, Joe Reichmuth and Harrison Lantz. Survived by son, Buzzy (Carol) Baker of the San Juan Islands, Wash., and Claude (Marlene) Carpenter of Fort Collins, Colo.; grandchildren, Suzie (Tom) Webb and Patty (Tommy) Clark, Claudette (Bruce) Thompson, Cindy (Brian) Coakley, Roger (Roxanne) Carpenter; great-grandchildren, Cerisa Stevenson, Katie Oschner, Heide Netter, Tom Reitz, Caitlyn Coakley, Rheo and Reiley Carpenter and Thomas, Trisen and Kirsten Webb, Casey and Whitney Clark. She also is survived by two great-great grandchildren; sisters, Caren Pease and Judy (John) Henson; and nieces, Debra Black, Kimberly Pease, Tammy Henson, Lisa Baker and Darla Henson. Maxine owned and operated the Reichmuth assisted living center for many years. She was a longtime resident of Pueblo and retired to Arizona. Viewing, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family will greet friends at the Imperial reception hall after the interment.

Reid, Deborah Renee
Deborah Renee "Debbie" Aspedon Reid - Pueblo Chieftain - August 20, 1997 - Deborah Renee "Debbie" Aspedon Reid. Survived by her children, Cassandra and Valerie Reid- parents, Russell (Peggy) Aspedon- grandmother, Agnes Aspedon- sisters, Rebecca (Kelly) Crabb and Norma Aspedon- niece and nephew, Ashley and Kyle Crabb- close friend, Lori Kahrs- and aunts, uncles and other relatives. Preceded in death by grandparents, Benjamin Ellis Hendon and Pauline Olive Hendon, and grandfather, John W. Aspedon. Debbie was a loving mother who gave all for her children and was dedicated to her extended family. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Reid, Earl Stewart
Earl Stewart Reid - Pueblo Chieftain - February 18, 2002 - Earl Stewart Reid 79, Ret. CMS, USAF, passed away Feb. 13, 2002, after a brief illness. He is preceded in death by brother, Fred Reid; and stepson, Joe Peritore. Earl is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Maria; stepchildren, Toni Peritore, Sal (Kay) Peritore and Elaine "Chili" Flores; grandchildren, Angelo (Rhonda) Peritore, Maria Boyce, Danelle (Mike) Wahl; and eight great-grandchildren, plus many close and dear friends. He pursued a lifelong hobby of making and repairing golf clubs after military retirement and in addition was a journeyman carpenter. His "hands of gold" not only created and repaired much of his own home, but also those of his children and friends and he unselfishly gave of himself to others. He and his "Doll," Maria, traveled throughout most of the U.S., enjoying all of God's natural creations. Earl was totally devoted to his Maria and took loving care of her following her debilitating stroke six years ago. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery, noon Monday, Feb. 18, 2002. Military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Memorial Mass, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18, 2002, Holy Family Parish. Family and friends will be greeted in the church hall immediately following the service. Earl Stewart Reid - Pueblo Chieftain - February 19, 2002 - Age 78, passed away Feb. 13, 2002. Also survived by sisters, Eva Cull and Lois Willmott. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery, noon today. Military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Memorial Mass, 6:30 p.m. this evening, Holy Family Parish. Family and friends will be greeted in the church hall immediately following the service.

Reid, Edna Irene
Edna Irene Reid - Pueblo Chieftain - December 28, 2003 - Edna Irene Reid passed away Dec. 26, 2003, in Pueblo. Edna was born Sept. 20, 1923, in Norman, Okla., and had lived in Pueblo since 1958. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melbra Reid in 1971; her parents and three brothers. Her survivors include her daughter, Deanna (Don) Studen; sons, Robert and Philip Reid, all of Pueblo; grandchildren, Cassandra, Valerie, Karissa and Chad; great-grandchildren, Cameron and Shane; four sisters and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Visitation will be from noon until 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, and 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday. Private interment will be held in the Mountain View Cemetery.

Reid, Maria Serafina
Maria Serafina Reid - Pueblo Chieftain - November 02, 2003 - Maria Serafina Reid, 87, went into the Kingdom she was so deserving of on Oct. 30, 2003. Preceded by her husband, Earl, on Feb. 13, 2002; son, Joe; and one brother. Survived by her daughter, Toni Peritore; son, Sal (Kay) Peritore; her "chili" Elaine Flores; grandchildren, Angelo (Rhonda) Peritore, Maria Boyce, Danelle (Mike) Wahl; and eight great-grandchildren. Survived by her sisters, Josie D'Acquisto and Fannie Pandolfo, both of Tucson, Ariz.; in addition to nieces, nephews and cousins who adored her for her love, tenderness, generosity and kindness. Her family and friends always came before her. She was never too tired nor too sick to help someone, be it family or stranger. Her deepest devotion and love was to her Blessed Mother and Sacred Heart. The family wishes to thank Marlies Burkepile and the other ladies who helped care for our mother as though she was theirs. We will miss her love, wisdom and devotion. Inurnment, noon Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003, Roselawn Cemetery. Memorial Mass, 6 p.m. Tuesday evening at St. Joseph Catholic Church with the Rev. Richard Becker officiating.

Reid, Myrtle
Myrtle Reid - Blue Valley Times - August 15, 1914 - Temporarily unbalanced, as the result of a nervous breakdown, Miss Myrtle Reid, a beautiful and accomplished young woman, former teacher in Los Angeles public schools, slashed her throat with a razor at the residence of Judge R. A. Crossman at Pueblo.

Reid, William L.
William L. Reid - Pueblo Chieftain - April 22, 2006 - William L. Reid, 92, of Pueblo, passed away at home on Wednesday, April 19, 2006. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Virginia; sister, Julia B. Morgan; his four children, David L. Reid, William A. Reid, Marcia Reid Martin and Scott D. Reid; six grandchildren, Kelli, Chris, Terri, Lisa, Leslie and Alexandra; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter C. Reid and Julia Beatrice Reid Gieck; brother, Frederick Reid; and granddaughter, Rochelle. Bill's nearly 40-year career at CF&I Steel began in the steel mill in 1937. He retired as director of traffic in 1973, having held numerous positions of responsibility in Purchasing, representing CF&I in our nation's capital during the Korean War in aid of the defense effort. Despite many career accomplishments, Bill remained proud of his contributions to the CF&I Blast written in the 1930s and early 1940s while he still worked in the mill. Visitation, Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the funeral home. Funeral service, 11 a.m. - Pueblo Chieftain - April 22, 2006 -, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel, 5450 Highway 78 West, Pueblo, with the Rev. Don G. Sperber of SonRise United Methodist Church officiating. Entombment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Bill's children wish to thank the Rev. Susan Plymell, Esther Layne, and the church family of SonRise UMC for their kind attentions to Bill and Virginia during Bill's last years. Memorial contributions may be made to SonRise United Methodist Church or the Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home office.

Reiff, Glenn Austin
Glenn Austin Reiff - Pueblo Chieftain - January 20, 2005 - Glenn Austin Reiff, born on Nov. 18, 1923, died of natural causes in Pueblo, Jan. 18, 2005. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Amy; children, Glenn Austin II of Steamboat Springs, Martha Jann of Denver. Glenn was a wartime graduate of the United States Naval Academy and was in the Korean War as a Navy pilot. He proudly served his country in both war and peace until his military retirement in 1962. He then was a project manager with NASA for eight years in Washington, D.C., overseeing the Mariner and Pioneer probes to Venus and Mars. He was a native of Newton, Kan., and moved to Pueblo to start the Transportation Test Center northeast of Pueblo in 1970. Glenn is best remembered as the first director of the Transportation Technology Center, formerly known as the High Speed Ground Test Center. He was a Blue and Gold officer and advised many high school students in Southeastern Colorado who were interested in the Naval Academy. In 1978, after 38 years of federal service, he became a professor at the University of Southern Colorado, teaching electronics and computer classes, and serving on the Faculty Senate, curriculum and ad hoc committees. He was involved with many organizations such as the Pueblo Chamber of Commerce, the Economic Development Commission and the Boy Scouts. He was a registered professional engineer and a life member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. He was a Mason, Rotarian and a member of the Pueblo Planning and Zoning Commission. A military memorial service will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, please make donations to the American Diabetes Association or to a charity of your choice through the funeral home.

Reigenborn, Joseph J.
Joseph J. Reigenborn -Pueblo Chieftain - March 26, 2002 - Joseph J. Reigenborn, age 75, born Feb. 10, 1927, in Ovid, Colo., to Phillip and Elizabeth (Sibel) Reigenborn passed away March 24, 2002. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ellen Mae, and his children, Carol (Larry) Lauer, Iliff, Colo., Alan (Jean) Reigenborn, Kearney, Neb., Garry Reigenborn, New York City, N.Y., and Clark (Lori) Reigenborn of Pueblo. Grandfather of Lareen (George) Knezevich, Pueblo, Melani (Chris) Nava, Henderson, Tamara (Chris) Roth and Nathan Lauer, both of Iliff, Lyndee (Scott) Belina, Seattle, Wash., Daena Reigenborn, Iowa City, Iowa, Erin (and fiancée Brad) Reigenborn, San Diego, Calif., and Jamie and J.C. Reigenborn of Pueblo. Great-grandfather of Katie, Aubrie and Jordan Knezevich, Molli and Maximus Nava, Caleb Roth and Bethany Belina. Also survived by siblings, Gottlieb Reigenborn, Sedgwick, Colo., Pete (Opal) Reigenborn, Ontario, Calif., and Phillip Reigenborn, Akron, Ohio. Preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Val, Jake, George, John and Annie Reigenborn, Mary Ruhl, and Katherine Gittlein, and granddaughter, Jennifer Lynn Reigenborn. As a young man, Joseph worked on area farms. He graduated in 1945 from Sedgwick High School. After graduation, he worked for the Julesburg Irrigation District serving as superintendent until 1965. In 1966, he was assigned to the State Highway Department in Pueblo and worked in maintenance until his retirement in 1987. He married Ellen M. Dolan on Sept. 6, 1946, in Julesburg and they were married for 55 years. Joseph enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling and golf, at which he achieved a hole-in-one. He was a 30-year member of Pueblo Elks No. 90, a member of Eagles Aerie No. 145, Knights of Columbus, bowled in the City Employee League for 30 years and was a member of Christ the King Church where services will be held. Funeral Mass, Wednesday, 1 p.m., with Rev. Tom Adrians, celebrant. The family will receive friends after the Mass in the church hall. Services will conclude at the church. Interment, Thursday, at the Sedgwick Cemetery, Sedgwick, Colo., with Msgr. Michael Chamberlain, celebrant. Donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 704 Elmhurst. Masses or donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice in his memory.

Reiger, Antone
Antone Reiger – Pueblo Chieftain – March 15, 1940 – Died, Antone Reiger, at local hospital. Brother of Charles Reiger, Los Angeles. Announcements later. Pueblo Chieftain – March 18, 1940 – Reiger, Anton, services Monday 2:30 o'clock, chapel Davis mortuary. Note: The records at Mountain View Cemetery in Pueblo read “Rieger”.

Reigger, Joe
Joe Reigger - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - September 21, 1923 - Pueblo - Joe Reigger, 60 years old, of 401 South Main street, committed suicide a few days ago by hanging himself from the foot of his bed.

Reilly, Betty Jane
Betty Jane Reilly - Albuquerque Journal – June 22, 2005 - Betty Jane Reilly, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to all, died on Sunday, June 19, 2005. She was born on Wednesday, December 25, 1918 in Pueblo, CO and was a resident of Albuquerque, NM since 1944. She is survived by her son, John T. Reilly, Jr. and wife, Dawn; daughters, Katie A. Thompson and Patricia J. Reilly; grandchildren, Sarai, Nissa, Meghan and Danielle; great-grandchildren, Laine and Kaden; her beloved dog, Sasha; and many, many friends. Betty volunteered her time at many organizations for years. Memorial Services will be held on Wednesday, 10:00 a.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, where she will be buried next to her mother - Jessie M. Clutter. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to "The Animal Humane Society", 615 Virginia SE, 87108 French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd NE 843-6333

Reilly, Gerald Dominic
Dr. Gerald Dominic Reilly - Pueblo Chieftain - May 10, 2002 - Dr. Gerald Dominic Reilly, 66, of Pueblo, died April 2 in his home and surrounded by his family. He is celebrated as a loving husband, devoted father and grandfather, skilled neurosurgeon and compassionate physician who cared for his patients, their families and the medical staff with whom he worked. Dr. Reilly was born in Detroit, Mich., on Feb. 25, 1936. He earned a bachelor of science from the University of Detroit in 1958 and a Doctor of Medicine from Wayne State University in 1962. He served as a flight surgeon with the United States Navy in Southeast Asia from 1963–1966. He then completed a residency in neurosurgery at Henry Ford Hospital in 1972, including one year as senior neurosurgical registrar at the Royal Infirmary in Sheffield, England, before joining the medical staff at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital in 1972. Enticed by the American dream of a better life for his family and by the spirit of the West, Dr. Reilly came to Pueblo from Michigan with his young family and made his life out of healing others. He was a revered mentor and role model through his role as father and husband, his medical practice, his spirituality and devout faith, and his community leadership. His support of civic projects includes the establishment of the Nancy Crafton Farm Worker/Migrant Worker Endowment Fund, donations to the Catholic Diocese of Pueblo and St. Pius X Parish, the Reilly Family Gallery at the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center and Harp's gateway fountain. Dr. Reilly was a master of neurosurgery, a pioneer of new technique in patient care and neuroscience and a physician of international renown. Dr. Reilly's accomplishments span more than 30 years of service to Southern Colorado and the remaining USA. His legacy of care in the Pueblo community began with his leadership in opening the neurointensive care unit at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital and in bringing the first CT scanner to Pueblo — both were firsts in the state of Colorado. Dr. Reilly helped create a world-class level of care within the community. Dr. Reilly served as chief of surgery at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital from 1979-1981. He also served in the positions of president, treasurer and board member of the Pueblo County Medical Society and as a board member of the Colorado Medical Society and the Pueblo City-County Health Department. Additionally, Dr. Reilly served on staff at Parkview Episcopal Hospital and at the Colorado Institute of Mental Health. He was an assistant clinical professor at the University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver, and the University of New Mexico. Dr. Reilly was a member of nine medical associations, including the Neurosurgical Society of America's Senior Society. Above all, Dr. Reilly held the ethical treatment of the terminally ill in high regard. It was a personal mission to understand and teach others about pain management at the end of life, and fight against physician-assisted suicide. Dr. Reilly wrote and spoke extensively about the topic across the nation and was appointed to a state legislative focus group to identify and characterize pain as well as explore methods of pain treatment. Dr. Reilly will also be remembered for his selfless philanthropy and spiritual, scientific and world exploration. He was a man of wisdom maintaining humor, practicality and common sense at all times. Dr. Reilly was a bright light who lives on through his contributions to those with the good fortune to have known him. The doctors who cared for him dubbed him the "immortal man," in wonder at the vigor with which he lived during his battle for life. Indeed he is immortal. Dr. Reilly lives on through his family, his friends, his patients and his philanthropic beneficiaries in everything they do. Dr. Reilly is survived by his wife, Rosemary; five children, John (Stephanie), Michael, Kevin, Erin Gibbs (Gordon) and Colleen Perkins (Jack); and two grandchildren, Carlin and Jack. Dr. Reilly will lie in state at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 3130 Morris Ave., from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4. Vesper service at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, and Mass of Christian Burial, at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 5. All services will be held at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Burial service will be at Imperial Memorial Gardens after the Mass and a reception in the Reilly Family Gallery at the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center will follow. Please send donations to the Southern Colorado Community Foundation-Nancy Crafton Farm Worker/Migrant Worker Endowment Fund or to the Catholic Diocese of Pueblo Foundation-Gerald D. Reilly Memorial Fund. Nancy Crafton Farm Worker/Migrant Worker Endowment Fund, DD Marketing, 415 N. Grand, Pueblo, CO 81003; Catholic Diocese of Pueblo Foundation-Gerald D. Reilly Memorial Fund, 1001 N. Grand Ave., Pueblo, CO 81003.

Reilly, James M.
James M. Reilly - Pueblo Chieftain - April 12, 1987 - James M. Reilly, 9, of Colorado Springs, April 10, 1987. Son of Jim and Kindra Reilly. Brother of Patrick, Sharis, and Tiffany Reilly. Also survived by several relatives in Pueblo. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday, Holy Apostles Catholic Church, Colorado Springs. Rosary service, 2:30 p.m. Monday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel, Pueblo. Interment, Roselawn.

Reilly, James T.
James T. Reilly - Blue Valley Times - May 23, 1914 - Brakeman Fatally Hurt in Accident - Pueblo - James T. Reilly, a Santa Fe switchman, residing with his wife and two children at 801 West Twelfth Street, was injured, probably fatally, when a box car upon which he was setting the brakes was struck by a switch engine. Reilly was thrown to the ground, his left hip striking the rail. The bone was shattered and he sustained internal injuries, the shock of which he probably cannot survive.

Reinert, Andrew C.
Andrew C. "Andy" Reinert - Pueblo Chieftain - November 21, 1986 - Andrew C. "Andy" Reinert, 85, of Eads and longtime Southeastern Colorado resident, passed away Nov. 20, 1986, at the La Junta Medical Center. Service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Eads United Methodist Church. Concluding service will be held 2 p.m. at Holly Cemetery. Visitation, 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home chapel. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to either Eads, Holly, or Towner Methodist Church.

Reinert, Fern M.
Fern M. Reinert - Pueblo Chieftain - April 02, 2000 - Fern M. Reinert. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Monday, April 3, 2000, United Methodist Church, Eads. Burial, 2:30 p.m. Monday, Holly Cemetery, Holly, Colo. Memorial contributions may be made to Weisbrod Nursing Home Auxiliary.

Reinert, James A.
James A. Reinert - Pueblo Chieftain - December 17, 2003 - James A. Reinert, 64, passed away Dec. 9, 2003. Born Oct. 14, 1939 in Longmont, Colo., to Robert and Clara Jane Reinert. Preceded in death by his parents; and two younger brothers, Charlie and Kenny Reinert. Survived by his children, Charles (Catherine), Garden City, Kan., Edwin (Janette), Pueblo, Cheryl (Dan) Nelson, Wichita, Kan., Lisa (Tom) Dace, Pueblo; grandchildren, Amanda, Evan and Jayne Reinert, Hunter Reinert, Kelsey and Courtney Nelson, Kirston and Daniel Dace; sisters, Katherine “Nan” (Ken) Tindall, Sara (Pete) Quinby; brother, John Reinert; former spouse and friend, Rietta Spinuzzi and her family; first spouse and mother of his children, Theresa Reinert-Zupancic; as well as numerous other relatives and friends. James loved nature and was an active participant in various outdoor activities. He was extremely intelligent with a passion for history and firearms. The family wishes to express a special thank you to everyone who helped enrich his life. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Dec. 22, 2003, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Cremation has taken place. The family respectfully requests the omission of flowers.

Reinhardt, Audrey M.
Audrey M. Reinhardt - Colorado Springs Gazette - September 19, 1995 - Audrey M. Reinhardt, 86, a former Colorado Springs resident, died Sept. 17, 1995, in Pueblo. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Pueblo, with the Rev. Wayne Klopp officiating. A graveside service will be Thursday in La Junta. Peacock-Larsen Funeral Home, 401 Raton Ave., La Junta, is handling arrangements. Mrs. Reinhardt was born Aug. 14, 1909, in Texhoma, Okla., to Francis and Clara (Norris) Armstrong. She was married Nov. 11, 1930, in Las Animas to Walter Reinhardt, who survives. She also is survived by a daughter, Katherine of San Diego; two sisters, Ila Johnson of Durango and Ivah Waggoner of Mancos; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Her brother, A. N. "Bud" Armstrong, is deceased.

Reinig, Lenore
Lenore Reinig – Pueblo Chieftain – July 14, 1907 – Funeral services over the body of Lenore Reinig will be held at 3 p.m. today from the family residence, 25 block K. Interment in Mountain View.

Reinig, W. F.
W. F. Reinig - Plateau Collbran Voice - January 25, 1924 - Pueblo – Believed to have been the victim of a heart attack, W. F. Reinig, city salesman and manager for the Pueblo Wholesale Drug Company, was found dead in his automobile about two blocks from his home.

Reininger, Lorraine A.
Lorraine A. Reininger - Pueblo Chieftain - August 24, 1986 - Lorraine A. Reininger, Aug. 22, 1986. Wife of William J. Reininger. Mother of Richard S. (Brenda) Reininger, Phoenix, Ariz. Daughter of Frank and Rose Pietramala Nigro, Pueblo. Sister of Mike O. (Jean) Nigro, Stella Allen, Virginia (Silverio) Colalancia, Eva (Leonard) Alfonso, and Joann (Albert) Collette, all of Pueblo. Daughter-in-law of Alma Martin, Wetmore. Sister-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bugg, Pueblo. Niece of Mary Colistro, Pueblo. Survived by 14 nieces, 10 nephews, 12 great-nieces, and three great-nephews. Also survived by many relatives in the United States, Canada, and Italy. Mrs. Reininger served as Pueblo County Treasurer from 1975 to 1985. She was active in Pueblo Democratic Executive Committee, Jane Jeffersons, QUOTA, Pueblo Chamber of Commerce, and Goodwill Board of Directors. International Foundations of Employee Benefits Plans, International Foundation of Public Employees, Pueblo County Retirement Board, State Treasurers Association, and was a member of the Holy Family Parish/Services, Holy Family Church: rosary recitation, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, and Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday. Entombment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Friends will be received immediately following services at the Imperial Reception Hall. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare and Protection Society, P.O. Box 11002, Pueblo, Colo. 81001.

Reininger, William R.
William R. Reininger - Pueblo Chieftain - March 19, 2000 - William R. Reininger passed away March 17, 2000, in Pueblo. He was 54. Bill had lived in Pueblo since 1985 and was affectionately known as "Julio." He is survived by his father, Charles Reininger, of Pueblo; brother, Charles (Martha) Reininger III, of Pennsylvania; sister, Barbara Reininger, of Delaware; as well as several nieces and nephews. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2000, in the Davis Memorial Chapel.

Reinke, Gavin B.
Gavin B. Reinke - Pueblo Chieftain - May 17, 2006 - Gavin B. Reinke, son of Scott and Karen Reinke, was born December 24, 1973 in Turnersville, N.J. As a young boy, Gavin and his family moved to Pueblo, Colo. where he grew up and graduated from Central High School in 1993. After graduation, Gavin attended Pueblo Community College. Gavin enlisted in the United States Army in February of 1996. He earned the rank of Staff Sergeant and was proud to be a soldier. His different tours of duty included 2 tours at Camp Howze in Korea, Fort Jackson, S.C., Fort Campbell, Ky., Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. and 2 tours in Iraq. For his faithful service to his country, Gavin earned several awards and commendations: 2 Bronze Star Medals, Purple Heart, 4 Army Commendation Medals, 6 Army Achievement Medals, 3 Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, 2 Iraq Campaign Medals, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, 3 Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbons, Army Service Ribbon, 2 Overseas Service Ribbons, Air Assault Badge, and the Combat Action Badge. On July 8, 2000, Gavin was united in marriage to Carole in Nashville, Tenn. They shared over 5 years of marriage together and were blessed with a beautiful daughter, Kayleigh. In his spare time, Gavin liked being outdoors, whether it was hunting, fishing or camping. He enjoyed watching and attending football games, cheering on his favorite team, the Denver Broncos. Most importantly, he treasured the times that he spent with his family, especially his daughter Kayleigh. SSG Reinke passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2006 while serving his country in Baghdad, Iraq at the age of 32 years, 4 months and 10 days. SSG Reinke will be sadly missed, but fondly remembered by his wife, Carole and their daughter, Kayleigh both of the home; his parents, Scott and Karen Reinke and one brother, Darin Reinke all of Pueblo, Colo.; maternal grandmother, Ruth Nelson of Washingtonville, N.Y.; paternal grandfather, Paul Reinke of Medford, N.J. along with several other relatives and friends. SSG Reinke was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Robert Nelson, paternal grandmother, Georgina Reinke and paternal uncle, Stephen Reinke. Funeral services with military honors were held Monday, May 15, 2006 in the Soldier Memorial Chapel of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. with Chaplain (MAJ) Nana Bassaw officiating. Organist Joung Ok Lee accompanied Soloist Merlina Price as she sang "On Eagle's Wings". The congregation was led in singing "Amazing Grace" and "My Country Tis of Thee". 1SG (Ret) Larry McGaughy recalled several wonderful memories of SSG Reinke and friend of the family Gretchen Barnes read a letter from her husband SSG Dan Barnes to the family in memory of SSG Reinke. BG Todd T. Semonite presented the family with four awards, including the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. Serving as escorts were 1SG Brad Schneier, 1SG Darrell Dixon, SGT Kirk Roberts, SGT Kyle Matus, SGT Brian Saunders and SGT Toby Atkins. Serving as honorary escorts were SSG Dan Barnes, SSG Thomas Gatschet, 1SG (Ret) Larry McGaughy, Colin Stringer, Jason Todisco and Spencer Robb. Military honors were provided by the United States Army of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Burial with military honors was held in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Military honors were provided by the United States Army of Fort Myer, Va. Services were under the direction of Memorial Chapel of Waynesville/St. Robert, Waynesville, Mo. Memorial contributions may be made for Kayleigh Reinke to the Gavin B. Reinke Memorial Fund, c/o Security Bank, ATTN: Bob Hyatt, P.O. Box S, Waynesville, MO 65583 or the Regions Bank, ATTN: Dosewell Brown, 401 Union St., Nashville, TN 37219.

Reinsch, Ronald B.
Ronald B. Reinsch - Pueblo Chieftain - March 08, 2001 - Ronald B. Reinsch, age 62, born July 24, 1938, passed away March 6, 2001. He is survived by his daughter, Sandy Reinsch; son, Randall Reinsch; and partner in life, Mary Ann Thompson; as well as the mother of his children, Janice Reinsch; two brothers; two sisters; and other loving family members. Ron was an Allstate agent for over 30 years, a member of Life Underwriters, Toastmasters, the Pueblo Chamber of Commerce and Pueblo Aerie No. 145 (FOE). He was a terrific neighbor, a caring landlord and a wonderful friend and father. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2001, George McCarthy Historic Chapel.

Reis, Leonard R.
Leonard R. Reis - Pueblo Chieftain - April 05, 2001 - Leonard R. Reis of Westcliffe, Colo., died in Pueblo, Colo., on March 31, 2001. He was born Dec. 15, 1921, in Rosita, Colo., to John Reis and Hattie (Abbott) Reis. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jean (McGinnis) Reis; children, Judi (Jerry) Shaw, John (Linda) Reis, Pat (Jim) Zachary, Marilyn Bouchard and Leona Sczenski; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Cremation, Wilson Crematory, with memorial service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, Community United Methodist Church, Westcliffe. Contributions may be made to the WWII Memorial, P.O. Box 96766, Washington, D.C. 20098-6766.

Reish, John M.
John M. Reish - Pueblo Chieftain - September 13, 2001 - John M. Reish, 82, of Granada. Passed away Sept. 12, 2001. Services, 10 a.m. Saturday at the Peacock Family Chapel. Interment, Granada Cemetery. Visitation, 1 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Peacock Funeral Home.

Reisle, William F.
William F. Reisle – Leadville Carbonate Chronicle – October 23, 1916 – Hunter's Companion Killed – Gun Accidentally Fired – Pueblo, Oct. 22. – William F. Reisle of this city is dead this morning because his companion, W. N. Shontz, also of Pueblo, tripped over a stone yesterday while they were on a hunting trip. The men were walking together when Shontz raised his gun to fire at some object on the road, he said. Shontz tripped and fell, discharging the gun. The charge struck Reisle in the temple and he died late yesterday without regaining consciousness.

Reiss, Reinhold
Reinhold “Reine” Reiss - Colorado Springs Gazette - April 13, 1997 - Reinhold “Reine” Reiss, 78, a retired farmer who had worked in civil service at the Air Force Academy for 29 years, died April 10, 1997, in Colorado Springs. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at Swan-Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Swan-Law Cascade Chapel. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave. Mr. Reiss was born Nov. 21, 1918, in Crete, Neb., to Edwin and Anna (Henning) Reiss, who are deceased. He was married Nov. 20, 1976, in Colorado Springs to Geraldine A. Potthoff, who lives in Colorado Springs. He also is survived by two sons, DelRoy E. and Wayne E., both of Colorado Springs; a stepson, Gary Valko of Parker; two stepdaughters, Beverly Dutcher of Scotia, Neb., and Doris Ortega of Pueblo; two brothers, Edwin of Crete and Ben of Albuquerque, N.M.; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Veryl Houdersheldt; his second wife, Evelyn (Smiley) Webb; two brothers, Louis and Henry; and a sister, Emma. Mr. Reiss was a life member of Elks Lodge 309. He had lived in Colorado Springs since 1958. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1445 N. Union Blvd., Suite B100, Colorado Springs 80909.

Reitemeier, Timothy George
Timothy George Reitemeier - Pueblo Chieftain - September 26, 1999 - Timothy George Reitemeier, passed away Sept. 20, 1999, in Spokane, Wash. Born in Pueblo, Mr. Reitemeier was a graduate of Centennial High School, class of 1948 and attended Pueblo Junior College. He held manager positions with Chambers of Commerce in Colorado, Wyoming, New York, and served as manager of the Spokane Chamber of Commerce for 23 years, retiring in 1993. Preceded in death by his first wife, JoAnn (Perkins) Reitemeier. Survived by his wife, Joy Reitemeier, of the family home; two children, Michael and Ann; two stepchildren, Annette and Steve; and six grandchildren, all of Spokane. Also survived by two sisters, Regina (Charles) Rush of Colorado Springs, and Marjorie (Robert) Chandler, Pueblo; brother, Richard (Patricia) Reitemeier, Rochester, Minn.; brothers-in-law, William (Kay) Perkins, and David (Eva) Perkins, all of Pueblo; and four grandchildren. Services, Spokane, Wash.

Reiter, Doris L.
Doris L. Reiter - Pueblo Chieftain - March 23, 2005 - Doris L. Reiter, 82, passed away March 20, 2005. She is survived by her loving sons, Michael (MarDel) and Gary (Arlene) Reiter; sisters, Bette Sturdevant, Jean Leo and Jan (Tom) Alston; son-in-law, Alan James; brother-in-law, Charles Reiter; grandchildren, Jan Ringeisen, Shelly Theis, Beth Hedburg, Pam Hall, Shawn Reiter, and Andy James. She also leaves 15 great-grandchildren, and numerous nephews and nieces, including Cindy Prater, Sandra Lesher and Donna Burns. Doris was preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years, Frank Reiter; daughter, Saralee James; and brothers, Sam and David Goins. Doris Reiter was born in Devine, Colo., and lived in Pueblo County all of her life. She graduated from Boone High School in 1941. Doris worked in the family business at Boone, at the Pueblo Army Ordnance Depot as a rural carrier for the post office, and retired from the Pueblo County Department of Social Services as business office manager. She was a member of Central Christian Church and the Eagles Aerie No. 145. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Central Christian Church, CWF-4 in her memory.

Reiter, Frances E.
Frances E. Reiter - Pueblo Chieftain - December 12, 2001 - Frances E. Reiter, 76, passed away Dec. 10, 2001. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Lawrence Patti, and brother, Curley Kreider and his wife Ella Mae. She is survived by her husband, Charles W. Reiter, of more than nine years; son, Ray (Penny) Patti; daughter, Linda (Ronnie) Speedy; stepson, David (Carol) Reiter; stepdaughter, Charl Ann (Jesse) Lackey; sister, Ila (Hans) Jensen; brothers, Billy (Winnie) Kreider and Warren (Mary-Margaret) Kreider; sister, Della (Tom) Bell; and grandchildren, Andrea Speedy and Savannah Rae Patti. She was a loving mother and wife, dedicated to her family and church, Park Hill Baptist. She was also instrumental in raising funds for the building fund at Park Hill. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, with a church service to follow at Temple Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow at City Park Golf Course. In lieu of flowers and food, donations may be made to Park Hill Baptist building fund in her memory through the funeral home office.

Reiter, Frank L.
Frank L. Reiter - Pueblo Chieftain - November 24, 2004 - Frank L. Reiter, 84, passed away Nov. 21, 2004. He is survived by his loving wife, Doris; his sons, Michael (Mardel) and Gary (Arlene); his brother, Charles; his son-in-law, Alan James; his grandchildren, Jan (James) Ringeisen, Shelley (Reiter) Theis, Beth (James) Hedberg, Pam (Reiter) Hall, Shawn Reiter and Andy James; and his best friend, John Matern. He also leaves 15 great-grandchildren and numerous other family members. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Saralee James. Frank Reiter was born in Clive, Alberta, Canada, but lived in Pueblo County for the past 80 years. He graduated from Boone High School in 1941. He was a mechanic and machinist by trade his entire life. He worked as a machinist at Motor Accessory, a flight line maintenance supervisor at the Pueblo Army Air Base during World War II, a machinist and mechanic at the Pueblo Army Ordinance Depot, a part owner of the Trail Garage, a family-owned business at Boone, Colo., mechanic at W.A. Wills and Wilcoxson Buick and Cadillac, and finally retired as assistant foreman from the Colorado State Highway Pueblo Division Maintenance Shop. He was a member of the Central Christian Church and Eagles Aerie No. 145. Viewing will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family and friends are asked to make donations in his memory to Aid to the Blind in lieu of flowers.

Reitz, Alta H.
Alta H. Reitz - Pueblo Chieftain - January 13, 2006 - Alta H. Reitz, 88, passed away Jan. 11, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar J. Reitz; parents, Alvin and Mabel Hammer; brothers, Wilbur and LaVerne Hammer; and sisters, Viola Schultz and Evelyn Schaber. She is survived by her daughter, Karen Reitz, Pueblo; and her brother, Loren Hammer of Cuba City, Wis.; as well as by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Alta was a member of King of Kings Lutheran Church, where she served on the church council and was the treasurer for 22 years. She also served on the supervisory committee of NEPCO Federal Credit Union for 12 years. Alta worked for 42 years as a personnel staffing specialist for the government civil service. Visitation, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, both at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, King of Kings Lutheran Church. Entombment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations in Alta's memory may be made to either the King of Kings Church Memorial Fund or the Pueblo Animal League in care of the funeral home office.

Relaford, Earl
Earl Relaford - Pueblo Chieftain - August 26, 1986 - Earl Relaford, 74, passed away on Aug. 23, 1986. Mr. Relaford is survived by his wife, Mary L. Relaford; Earl's children, John Earl of Canon City, Raymond Eugene of Ordway, Donald Dean, Carl Edward, both of Pueblo; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He also is survived by two brothers, Norman Relaford of Salem, Ore., Alan Relaford of Northglenn, Calif.; three sisters, Wilma Kennedy of Los Altos, Calif., Lillian Kridler of Union City, Calif., and Bernice Carter of Chipley, Fla. Mr. Relaford was born on Sept. 18, 1912, in Sedalia, Mo., and resided in Pueblo for the past 60 years. He worked at CF&I as a millwright until retirement in 1974. Service at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 1986, at Imperial Chapel. Cremation. Family will receive friends at 906 E. Seventh following service.

Relaford, Hilda I.
Hilda I. Relaford - Colorado Springs Gazette - June 3, 2007 - Hilda I. Relaford, age 87, a long time resident of Colorado Springs, passed away on May 31, 2007, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Hilda was born December 10, 1919 at Center, Colorado, a daughter of the late, David Ross and Lillie Josephine Anderson Martin. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints. Hilda's favorite hobbies were sewing and beadwork. She also loved to travel. Hilda was also preceded in death by her husband, William Arley Relaford, two children, Richard Eugene and Lillie Belle, a brother, Harold and a sister, Mary. She is survived by twelve children, Donald Relaford of Fairfield Bay, Arkansas, Edna May (John) Skaggs of Floral City, Florida, Marion (Fred) Garner of Pueblo West, Colorado, Alice (Jim) LaBonte of Stockton, California, Norman L. Relaford of Colorado Springs, Arley Thomas Relaford of Livingston, Montana, Marvin (Barbara) Relaford, Stanley R. Relaford, William R. Relaford, Sharon (Michael) Sintas, Harold Karl (Jeanette) Relaford all of Colorado Springs, Hilda Carol Zoll of Brooksfield, Florida. Mrs. Relaford is also survived by a brother, Floyd Martin, four sisters, Gladys, Josephine, Leona, and Louise, thirty-one grand children, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Tuesday, June 5, 2007 at Blunt Mortuary 2229 West Colorado Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM on Wednesday June 6, 2007 at Blunt Mortuary Chapel. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Memorial donations may be made to the Community Outreach Program for the Deaf 268 W Adams St. Tucson, Arizona 85705 or to the American Cancer Society 1599 Clifton Road NE Atlanta, Georgia 30329.

Relaford, Raymond E.
Raymond E. "Ray" Relaford - Pueblo Chieftain - June 02, 2006 - Raymond E. "Ray" Relaford, 90, passed away June 1, 2006. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mose and Minnie Relaford; his brother, Bill Relaford; and his sister, Dorothy Leffler. Ray is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jewell Relaford; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Ray retired from the CF&I in 1980. He was a member of First Baptist Church. He loved to help other people and his church, but above all his family. The casket will only be opened at the service. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Saturday, June 3, 2006, T. G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Relec, Nora Belle
Nora Belle Relec - Pueblo Chieftain - December 22, 1986 - Nora Belle Relec was born May 9, 1919, in Pueblo and died Dec. 21, 1986, in Pueblo. Wife of Charles A. Relec of the family home. Mother of Donna (Charles) Samson. Sister of David C. (Vickie) Jackson. Also survived by five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Predeceased by daughter, Carol Ann Russell, in 1984. Services at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Fineran officiating. Interment in Roselawn Cemetery. In her name, contributions may be made to Faith Methodist Church, 121 W. Adams Ave., Pueblo. The family will receive friends at 4047 Valley Dr. Respects may be paid at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and until services Tuesday.

Releford, Lucille Eileen
Lucille Eileen Bruner Releford - Pueblo Chieftain - May 26, 2001 - Lucille Eileen Bruner Releford, 80, passed away May 24, 2001, in Pueblo. Born Jan. 24, 1921, in Pueblo, to Thomas Bruner and Evelyn Hickey Bruner. She graduated from Centennial High School in 1938. Lucille married Donald D. Releford of Pueblo in 1941. She developed a flourishing wholesale and retail floral enterprise working for over 40 years beside her husband. As manager and designer, she was the business and creative force behind Releford's Flowers. Lucille was a member of the Daughters of the Nile, Eastern Star and the Al-Kaly Shrine past-Potentates wives. Preceded in death by her mother; father; sister, Dorothy Bruner; husband; and son, Harry Thomas. Lucille leaves a legacy of four children and 11 grandchildren. She will always be remembered for her selfless and unending devotion to her family and friends. Survived by her children and families, Dr. Richard Releford (Elda Lee) of Snohomish, Wash., Tom Releford (Susan) of East Hanover, N.J., Kathy Pryor (Richard) of Aurora, and Donald L. Releford (Jackie) of Pueblo. Viewing, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, May 29, at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, First United Methodist Church, 11th and Court, Pueblo, with Pastor Jean Schwien and Pastor Mark Crates of King of Kings Lutheran Church officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends after the interment at the Reception Hall of the First United Methodist Church.

Relic, Alberta Noga
Alberta Noga Relic - Huerfano World - June 22, 2000 - Alberta Noga Relic, Austin, TX, formerly of Walsenburg and Lakewood, died Monday, June 12, 2000. Born to the late Albert and Antonette Noga, she is survived by her children, John P. Relic, Christine Wilson, Toni Relic, Nicki Erdle, Kathleen Newman and Mike Relic; 16 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, brothers and sisters, Donald Noga, Larry Noga, Frank Noga, all of Walsenburg, Geraldine Boyd, Amarillo, TX, Margaret Mowrer, Longmont, Beverly Baudino and Dianne Donna Noga, both of Aguilar arid Deborah Raymer, Goodland, KS. Mass of Christian Burial was from St. Michaels Catholic Church in Canon City. Burial was in Lakeside Cemetery in Canon City.

Relic, John Jr.
John Relic Jr. - Denver Post - August 13, 1992 - John Relic Jr., Retired executive, 68 - John Relic Jr. of Lakewood, a retired Ideal Cement Co. vice president, died July 20 at home. He was 68. Mass of Christian burial was July 23 at St. Michael Church in Canon City. Interment was in Lakeside Cemetery there. He was born Oct. 23, 1923, in Pueblo and graduated from Canon City High School in 1942. He served with the Navy during World War II, and then graduated from Colorado State University. On June 30, 1951, he married Alberta Noga in Walsenburg. Relic was a member of the Western Slavonic Lodge, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1771 and Lakewood Elks Lodge No. 1777. He is survived by his wife; two sons, John, Valencia, Calif., and Michael, Lakewood; four daughters, Christine Wilson, Omaha, Toni Relic and Kathleen Newman, both of Lakewood, and Nicki Erdle, Castle Rock; his mother, Mary Relic, Canon City; two sisters, Alice Jurjovec and Alma Mandarich; and 11 grandchildren. Contributions to benefit friends and family in Croatia may be made to the John Relic Memorial Fund, c/o First Bank of Lakewood, 1940 S. Kipling Parkway, Lakewood 80227.

Reliford, Eugene
Eugene Reliford - Pueblo Chieftain - October 08, 2003 - Eugene Reliford , born Feb. 11, 1929 in Bossier, La., passed away Oct. 1, 2003 in Pueblo, Colo. Eugene is survived by his brother Huey P. Reliford (Peggy), four children Prentice (Ghie), Mandell (Virginia), Elton (Grace), and Tammie (Steve); eight grandchildren, and two great grandchildren among many other loved ones. He was preceded in death by his mother Willie Lee and father Mack Reliford. He worked as a laborer, hod carrier, and plasterer for several construction companies, his longest tenure being with McKee Construction. He was blown three (3) stories from a scaffold while working on the construction of St. Mary Corwin hospital in Pueblo in 1963, ending over two decades in construction. After the injury, he completed vocation rehabilitation as a transmission and automobile repair specialist, working for a few repair shops in the Pueblo area. In 1966, he opened Gene's Auto and Transmission Repair at 1027 Beech Street, where he worked until retirement in 2000. Hunting raccoon with his kennel of blue tick hounds was a great joy. His strong work ethic and straight forward communication remain treasured examples. Memorial Service to be held 10 a.m. Saturday Oct. 11, 2003 at Imperial Gardens. Eugene Reliford - Pueblo Chieftain - October 10, 2003 - Eugene Reliford, born February 11, 1929. Is also survived by his Daughter Jeannie Reliford (Tino) and two Granddaughters Valshima and Vanika White.

Relph, Archie M.
Archie M. Relph - Pueblo Chieftain - August 08, 2002 - Archie M. Relph, 79, passed away Aug. 4, 2002. Survived by his loving wife, Mona Relph; children, John and Lois Delihanty of Portland, Ore., Bill and Florence Relph of Pueblo; stepchildren, Carl and Virginia Johnson of Pueblo, Danny Hardrick of Las Vegas and Judy Hardrick of Pueblo; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. Archie retired from the C&W with 40 years of service. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Imperial Funeral Home. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Roselawn Cemetery, with military honors at his request.

Relph, Shirley Mae
Shirley Mae Relph - Pueblo Newspaper - August 1965 - Shirley Mae Relph, Aug. 10 1965. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Archie M. Relph and sister of Miss Lois N. and Bill J. Relph, all of the family home, 1419 Baxter. Granddaughter of Mrs. Helen Highland, Springfield, Ore. Pueblo native. Arrangements later.

Remling, Robert Lee
Robert Lee Remling - Pueblo Chieftain - February 21, 2000 - Robert Lee Remling, 78, of Las Animas, died Feb. 18, 2000. Funeral services, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000, at the Horber Funeral Chapel, Las Animas. Burial with full military honors at the Veterans National Cemetery, Fort Lyon. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Remple, Martha Anne
Martha Anne Remple - Pueblo Chieftain - October 25, 2000 - Martha Anne Remple, 50, of Colorado Springs, died on Oct. 23, 2000. She is survived by two brothers, Chris (Katy) and Nick (Vianney); three sisters, Joan (Jordan) Bishop, Suzy (Charles) Bradley and Meg Remple; nieces, Annie Bishop and Nicole Remple; nephews, Dan (Radhika) Bradley, Francis Bradley and John Edmund Bishop; and great-niece, Menaka Bradley. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sterner and Lois Remple. Martha was born on Sept. 21, 1950, in Pueblo. She graduated from Central High. She worked as a secretary and as a paralegal in Colorado Springs. Martha had a deep concern for human rights in Latin America and was active in El Frente Unido and Puebloans for Justice and Peace. She loved opera, gardening, her pets and reading. We will miss her warmth, generosity, and her wonderful sense of humor. A celebration of her life will be held at the George McCarthy Historic Chapel, 400 E. Broadway, Pueblo, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2000, at 4 p.m. Donations in her name can be made to Pastors for Peace, 402 W. 145th Street, New York, NY 10031.

Remple, Sterner
Sterner Remple - Pueblo Chieftain - April 18, 1999 - Sterner Remple, native and lifelong resident of Pueblo. Born on Oct. 5, 1910, died April 16, 1999. Preceded in death by his wife, Lois Remple- and his brother, Thomas K. Remple. Survived by his sister, Mary Lou Carlson- and his brother, John Remple. Also survived by six children, Joan (Jordan) Bishop, Susanna (Charles) Bradley, Chris (Katy) Remple, Martha Remple, Nick (Vianney) Remple and Margaret Remple- grandchildren, John and Annie Bishop, Daniel and Francis (Cisco) Bradley, and Nicole and David Remple. Mr. Remple was retired from Santa Fe Railroad. His many interests include: producer, actor and director in the "Impossible Players," past president of the Arkansas Valley Audubon Society and local ACLU chapter, and founder of FACSAB. He was an artist, poet, author, puppeteer, gardener, cyclist, and wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. Memorials may be made in his name to, Arkansas Valley Audubon, P.O. Box 11187, Pueblo, Colo., 81001. A celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 18, 1999, at the George McCarthy Historic Chapel.

Rendon, Charles D.
Charles D. "Chuck" Rendon - Pueblo Chieftain - April 26, 2000 - Charles D. "Chuck" Rendon, 63, died April 24, 2000, in Colorado Springs. A local businessman and poet at heart, Chuck retired from teaching in 1992 after 30 years with Pueblo School District 60. He served in the U.S. Air Force and Marines and was honorably discharged in 1958. Chuck was born Nov. 11, 1936, in Pueblo to Maria Luisa and Alphonso "Albert" Rendon, both deceased. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Amanda C. Rendon; daughters, Jodene T. Rendon and Vicki M. Powers; son, Dr. Nicholas G. Rendon; grandchildren, Krystn and Evan Powers, and Rachel and Spencer Rendon; sister, Isabel "Maybell" Cansino; numerous brothers- and sisters-in-law; and many cherished nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his brother, Flore Rendon. Rosary, 7 p.m. today and memorial service, 7 p.m. Thursday. Both at St. Joseph Catholic Church Southgate, 1830 S. Corona Ave., Colorado Springs. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Charles D. Rendon Memorial Fund at Cheyenne Mountain Bank, 1580 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80906, 719-579-9150.

Rendon, Larry John
Larry John Rendon - Pueblo Chieftain - June 26, 2006 - Larry John Rendon, 84, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on June 22, 2006. Preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Sadie Rendon. Survived by his loving wife, Ruth Rendon; children, Mary Ellen (Emmett) Towner, Tomas (Lola) Ornelas, Tino (Joy) Ornelas, Juanita (Keith) Novak, Larry (Brenda) Rendon and David Rendon; sister, Ruby; 18 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Tuesday at Romero Chapel. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero's Hall after service.

Rendon, Ricardo
Ricardo "Ricky" Rendon - Pueblo Chieftain - October 17, 1987 - Ricardo "Ricky" Rendon, 1924 Vinewood, departed this life Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1987. A lifetime Pueblo resident, he was born July 15, 1952. Survived by his wife, Angela Casarez-Rendon; children, Rachel Rendon, Ricardo "Rico" Rendon Jr., all of the family home; parents, Chuck (Josie) Rendon, Dee Herrera, all of Pueblo; three brothers, Joe (Anna) Rendon, Ginger (Antonette) Rendon, Anthony Rendon; one sister, Deana (Manuel) Lopez, all of Pueblo; father and mother-in-law, Ruben and Mary Inez Casarez; two sisters-in-law, Delia (Raymond) Duran, Rita (George) Rocha; one brother-in-law, Ruben Casarez Jr., all of Pueblo; grandparents, Ben and Casey Martinez and a host of other relatives and friends. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Sunday; Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday, both services St. Francis Xavier Church. Cremation to follow. Family will receive friends at 1414 Spruce and 2331 Poplar.

Reneau, Leonie Marie
Leonie Marie Reneau - Pueblo Chieftain - August 28, 2000 - Leonie Marie Reneau, 72, Pueblo resident for the last eight years, departed this life Aug. 25, 2000, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. Born Feb. 19, 1928, in the country of Belize. She was a homemaker who loved to care for children and attending to her garden. Survived by her siblings, Chester Reneau, Colon, Panama, Robert Reneau, Chicago, Ill., Donald Reneau, New York City, N.Y., Goerge Reneau, Los Angeles, Calif., Nona Brown and Gladys Reneau, both of Chicago, and Katherine Reneau, Miami, Fla. Survived also by numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation, noon until 4 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, Faith United Methodist Church, Chicago, Rev. Patrick Brown officiating. Interment, Burr Oakes Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.

Renforth, John Marshall
John Marshall Renforth - Pueblo Chieftain - January 06, 1999 - John Marshall Renforth, born Jan. 8, 1910, north of Fortville, Ind., to Ed and Susan V. Cook Renforth, died Jan. 4, 1998, Pueblo. Active many years in Fort Wayne civic and outdoor theaters, Old Adobe Theater in Albuquerque and Melodrama Theater at the Strater Hotel in Durango. He will be remembered as a good, honest, kind gentleman who loved music, theater, good books, gardening and his family. Survived by wife of 61 years, Margaret Renforth- children, Susan (Michael Flanigan) Ducat, Michael Renforth- and stepdaughter, Ellen (Peter) King- six grandchildren- and 11 great-grandchildren. Cremation, Imperial Gardens. No services. Family may be reached at 612 Cleveland, Pueblo, Colo., 81004. Donations in John's name may be made to the Pueblo Library District.

Renforth, Margaret
Margaret Renforth - Pueblo Chieftain - September 26, 2004 - Margaret Renforth, 98, born Nov. 7, 1905 in Auburn, Ind., Predeceased by her husband John Renforth. Three children Ellen (Peter) King of Boston, Mass, Susan (Michael Flanigan) Ducat, Michael Renforth of Pueblo. Six grandchildren and eleven Great Grandchildren. Margaret loved her cooking, garden, and flowers. She and her husband had a gift shop in Durango, Colo. which they furnished with gifts from around the world. She was a member of The Christian Science Church. She died Sept. 22 at the Life Care Center to whom we are grateful for their loving care. No services at her request.

Renfrow, Bamos Jr.
Bamos "Bud" Renfrow, Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - December 18, 2005 - Bamos "Bud" Renfrow, Jr., 78, passed away Dec. 16, 2005, at home in Pueblo. Bud was born Sept. 10, 1927, in Canon City to Bamos and Ruby Taylor Renfrow, then came to Pueblo at the age of 5. He owned and operated Bud's Garage for most of his adult life, before retiring in 1989. Bud loved working on and talking about cars, boats and motorcycles, and enjoyed a motorcycle trip down to Baja, Calif., with two friends in 1972. He was a member of Railroading Sams, Good Sams R.V. Club and Wesley United Methodist Church. Bud was preceded in death by his son, David Blane Renfrow; his parents; sister, Waunetta Phillips; and brother, Kenneth Edward Renfrow. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ledema Renfrow; children, Teri Lyn (Ted) Hoyer, Debra Kay Cosby, and Steven Mark Renfrow; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Wanda (John) Potter; sister-in-law, Jean Renfrow; and many close friends. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Wesley United Methodist Church, 85 Stanford Ave. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Bud's family wishes to thank the staff at Sangre de Cristo Hospice for their care and support in the preceding months. Donations in memory of Bud may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or the Wesley United Methodist Church directly or through the funeral home.

Reniker, Marie E.
Marie E. Reniker - Pueblo Chieftain - November 13, 1999 - Marie E. Reniker, age 88, born May 1, 1911, in Pueblo, passed away Nov. 12, 1999. Survived by her children, William (Sheila) Dale, Katherine (Gary) Buehler and Lorine (Gerald) Denton. Also survived by sisters, Alma Mulholland and Lorine Ballas, eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Preceded in death by her husband, Everett H. Dale, two brothers and three sisters. Visitation, Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Graveside service, Monday, 10 a.m., Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Renkel, David H.
David H. Renkel - Pueblo Chieftain - October 23, 1998 - David H. Renkel was claimed by illness in St. Paul, Minn., on Oct. 10, 1998. David was born April 27, 1943, in Parkview Hospital. David served in the U.S. Army's Lions of Cantigny division and was in the Honor Guard during President Kennedy's historic Berlin visit. Recently David worked as a journeyman bookbinder at Banta Publishing in St. Paul. David is survived by a daughter, Krista Renkel of St. Paul- brother, William P. Renkel of Denver- and Pueblo relatives, Eleanore, Marlene and Larry Young and Kay Rankin. Family will hold a private ceremony.

Renkemeyer, Robert
Robert Renkemeyer - Colorado Springs Gazette - February 9, 1989 - Pueblo Explosion Kills Man at Airport Industrial Park/ Pressure Kettle's Lid Blasts Through Roof - Pueblo - An equipment consultant was killed Wednesday evening when a "giant pressure cooker" being tested at a Kaiser plant exploded, projecting its lid through the roof, authorities said. Three other workers in the Kaiser Space Products building escaped unhurt, authorities said. The explosion occurred at 6:30 p.m. in the structure at the Airport Industrial Park. The victim was identified as Robert Renkemeyer, 66, of Pensacola, Fla., said Pueblo County Coroner James Kramer. Renkemeyer was standing near a hydroclave, which is a steam-driven pressure kettle used for curing aerospace parts, when it exploded and "the lid blew off," said Kaiser President Bill Sidney. Pueblo Fire Department spokesman Charlie Stimmel said the 14,000-pound lid blasted through the roof and landed in a parking lot 50 or 60 feet away. The west and south walls of the building also were blown out. "It's impossible to know how the pressure vessel blew up," Sidney told a group of Kaiser workers who swarmed around his car. Stimmel said, "The pressure vessel had 1,000 pounds per square inch of pressure and was being fed 310-degree steam when it blew. Right now we're thinking it was some type of pressure buildup." He emphasized that the accident was not caused by a natural gas explosion. Earlier, Pueblo police Sgt. Robert Williams had reported that the object launched through the roof was a rocket nose cone. Sidney said Renkemeyer was a representative of the company that built the hydroclave. "It was the first time we ran it (the hydroclave) at full pressure," he said. Pueblo County sheriff's deputy Richard Bregar, one of the first to arrive at the scene, said, "What an eerie feeling . . .it just shook your whole body. I heard the explosion and saw the south walls of the building fall down." The Kaiser plant was built at a cost of approximately $5 million. Investigators said about half the plant was damaged. In addition to the manufacturing area, some of the administrative offices were damaged. Colorado Springs Gazette - February 10, 1989 - Officials Search for Clues to Fatal Explosion in Pueblo - An investigator from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration joined Pueblo fire officials Thursday to search for clues in an explosion that killed a man at a Pueblo aerospace plant Wednesday. Robert Renkemeyer, 66, of Pensacola, Fla., died when a hydroclave - described as a huge pressure cooker - exploded while being tested at Kaiser Space Products. Pueblo Fire Department spokesman Charlie Stimmel said fire officials estimate the explosion caused $1.5 million worth of damage to the building and $500,000 in damage to its contents. The Kaiser plant, which opened last summer, was built at a cost of approximately $5 million. A company news release said the damage was "severe, but repairable." The hydroclave, which is approximately 9 feet in diameter and 8 feet long, is a steam-driven pressure kettle used for curing parts of rocket nozzles, said Kaiser President Bill Sidney. It was in the final stages of testing prior to its acceptance by the company when the explosion occurred. Renkemeyer, a consultant for Bondtech Corporation Corp. of St. Louis, the company marketing the hydroclave, was assisting in the test. "For reasons unknown at this time, the lid of the hydroclave separated from the main body, releasing the pressure into the plant area, forming a shock wave much like an explosion," said a Kaiser news release. Renkemeyer was standing near the hydroclave and was killed instantly by the shock wave, Sidney said. Five other workers and a security guard in the building were not injured. At the time of the explosion, the hydroclave was operating under pressure of 1,000 pounds per square inch and at a temperature of 300 degrees Fahrenheit. The news release said the conditions were "well within the design parameters of the hydroclave, which had been tested at substantially higher pressure during its manufacture." The release said the vessel had been operated at the same pressure and temperature levels several times during the past few days and had been operating at full pressure and temperature for more than 20 hours when the malfunction occurred. The release said Renkemeyer "was one of the world's leading technical experts in the installation and operation of pressure vessels" and had installed the same type of equipment many times. Eric Ramirez, a spokesman for OSHA in Denver, said the plant had no history of safety violations or accidents. "It was a fairly new plant," he said. The accident was the second at the Kaiser plant in the past week, according to Pueblo Fire Department records. On Feb. 2, an employee of T&T Electric in Pueblo was treated for carbon dioxide inhalation after a piece of equipment spewed gas through the plant. Natural gas is used in the plant's autoclaves to cure carbon wrappings on rocket nozzles. Sidney said the two incidents were not related and no gas was involved in Wednesday's explosion. The plant supplies rocket nozzles for two of the three primary launch vehicles used by NASA, the Air Force and private satellite operations. It originally was built to handle a growing demand for nozzles for the SRAM missile and the small solid boosters strapped onto McDonnell Douglas' Delta Rocket. Sidney was unable to say Thursday how much the damage would affect the plant's ability to fulfill its contracts. When plans for the plant were announced in late 1987, it was to be an extension of the Kaiser Aerotech plant in Oakland, Calif. Then the parent company, Kaiser Aerospace and Electronics, won a contract to supply the rocket nozzles for Martin Marietta's Titan rocket. The Pueblo plant was designed to be a separate division of the company called Kaiser Space Products.

Rennie, Marie M.
Marie M. Rennie - Pueblo Chieftain - November 17, 1999 - Marie M. Rennie, 82, of Edmonds, Wash., died on Nov. 11, 1999, in Lynnwood, Wash. She was born on March 21, 1917, in Pueblo, the daughter of Thomas F. and Amy Sayhouse and had lived in the Edmonds area since 1955. Marie worked at Colorado Fuel & Iron in Pueblo as a PBX operator and secretary for many years. She is survived by son, Wilbur Thompson of Syracuse, Kan., and two stepdaughters, Mrs. Myron Artsberger and Mrs. Marilyn Kunzie. No services at her request with arrangements by Beck's Funeral Home, Edmonds, Wash. (425) 771-1234.

Rennie, Ruth M.
Ruth M. Rennie - Pueblo Chieftain - January 05, 2001 - Ruth M. Rennie passed away Jan. 3, 2001, just two days before her 90th birthday. Survived by her children, Elaine (Don) Newton of Pueblo and Marilyn (Ted) Kunzie of Loveland, Colo.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Born Jan. 5, 1911, in Pueblo and was a lifetime resident. She was a cashier for the Board of Water Works, retiring in 1976. Member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church. At her request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Private graveside service will be held at Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church through the funeral home office.

Rennison, Dorothy
Dorothy (Flanders) Renninson - Pueblo Chieftain - September 07, 2003 - Dorothy (Flanders) Renninson , born March 28, 1918 in Norcatur, Ks, passed away Sept. 4, 2003 at her home in Pueblo, Colo. Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband, John S. Renninson. She is survived by her daughter, Jackie (Costanza) Koroshetz; sister, Marian (Raymond) Heyl; grandsons, Mark (Sue) Koroshetz, Paul Koroshetz, Chris Koroshetz, & Ken Koroshetz; sisters-in-law, Ruth Hill and Jeanne Thomas; nieces, Joan Heyl Shell and Brenda (Sean) Logan; 4 great-granddaughters, and 2 great-nephews. A memorial service will be held Sunday, TODAY, at 2:00 p.m., at Park Hill Christian Church, Pueblo. Donations may be made to Park Hill Christian Church, 1401 E. 7th, Pueblo, CO 81001 or Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 1207 Pueblo Blvd. Way, Pueblo, CO 81005.

Renteria, Jess T. Jr.
Jess T. Renteria Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - September 01, 2004 - Jess T. Renteria Jr, 53, passed away unexpectedly August 26, 2004 at San Joaquin County Hospital in Stockton, Calif. Jess was born July 9, 1951. He is preceded in death by son, James Renteria; wife, Susan Perez-Renteria; mother, Lydia Renteria-Marquez and father, Jess T. Renteria Sr. He is survived by daughters, Jaclyn and Jessica Renteria, Stockton, Calif., Carly (Harold) Green, San Diego, Calif.; granddaughter, Auseyanna Green; brothers, Robert A. Renteria, Denver, Richard M. Renteria, Seattle, Wash. and Gerald P. Renteria of Pueblo as well as numerous relatives and friends. He was a 1969 graduate of Roncalli Catholic High School, later attending the University of Colorado- Boulder and University of California- Sacramento. At his request cremation has taken place. A memorial mass will be given at a later date.

Renteria, Mary Louise
Mary Louise Salas Renteria - Pueblo Chieftain - March 28, 1987 - Mary Louise Salas Renteria, 75, passed away March 27, 1987. Mrs. Renteria is survived by 11 children, George (Beatrice) Rivera of California, Patricia (Eugene) Herrera and Irene (John Sr.) Torres, both of Pueblo; Susie (Max) Gonzales of Utah, Mary Lou (George) Appia of Washington, Margie (Albert) Herrera of Wyoming, Salvador (Margarita) Renteria Jr. of Rocky Ford, Sil (Janet) Renteria of Pueblo, James Renteria of Rocky Ford, Tillie (Andres) DePineda and Melissa Renteria, both of Pueblo; her sister, Mercedes Vigil of Denver; and her brother, Julian Salas of La Junta. She also is survived by 45 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and numerous relatives and friends. Mrs. Renteria was preceded in death by her husband, Salvador Renteria Sr.; her grandson, James Paul Renteria Jr., and her granddaughter, Renee Torres. She was born on Aug. 25, 1911, in Raton, N.M., and had lived in the Pueblo area most of her life. Mrs. Renteria was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Church of Pueblo. Visitation hours from noon until 8 p.m. Saturday, March 28, 1987, at Imperial Funeral Home, and from 6 p.m. until service time Sunday, March 29, 1987, at St. Francis Xavier Church, 611 Logan Ave, Rosary recitation at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 29, 1987, at St. Francis Xavier Church. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Monday, March 30, 1987, at St. Francis Church, with the Rev. Edward Pettit officiating. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at 2619 Himes. Donations may be made to Minnequa Medicenter Nursing Home.

Rentfrow, Mary G.
Mary G. Rentfrow - Pueblo Chieftain - November 28, 2001 - Mary G. Rentfrow passed away Nov. 26, 2001, in Pueblo. Mary was born June 4, 1915, in Aurora, Mo., to William and Elizabeth Massey Call. Mrs. Rentfrow came to Pueblo as a child and then spent most of her adult life in the Durango area before returning to Pueblo in 1992. She was an accomplished organist, seamstress and cook. She was a member of La Plata Chapter, Order of Eastern Star in Durango where she served many years as the Chapter organist. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Jack, in September of this year, her parents and a sister. She is survived by her children, David Rentfrow of Pueblo and Ruth Ann (John) Sterle of Fairfax, Va.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a brother, William Call of California. Cremation, Davis Crematory. There will be no public viewing or services.

Renzelman, Conrad
Conrad Renzelman - Wray Rattler - November 09, 1922 - Conrad Renzelman at Rest. Conrad William Albrecht Renzelman, one of the pioneer residents of this community, died at his home in this city Thursday, Nov. 2, and was laid to rest Monday, Nov. 5. Funeral services at the family home and at the Presbyterian Church were under the direction of Rev. R. H. Hoehnken of Vernon, Mr. Renzelman having been a faithful member of the Lutheran church of Vernon for many years. He was 69 year, 10 months and 10 days old at the time of his death. He was ill only a short time. Death was the result of a paralytic stroke. Mr. Renzelman was born in Barrenbostol, Germany, and came to America at the age of 17. Three years later he was married to Miss Catharine Hoolscher, to which union were born three children, one of whom passed to the great beyond at the age of two years. His first wife departed this life in 1882. In 1885 Mr. Renzelman was united in marriage to Miss Louise Bergmann, to which union were born eight children. All of the children are still alive and were at the bedside of their father when he passed away. A host of relatives mourn his temporal loss, his beloved wife, his sons Gerharddt, William, Conrad, Jr., Edward, Fred and Otto, all of Wray; his daughter, Elizabeth Foltmer of Vernon, Dora Fix of Wray, Emma Downey of Pueblo, and Anna Sievers of Twin Falls, Idaho; and two brothers, William Renzelman, Sr., of Wray, and Henry Renzelman of Pueblo. Besides the immediate relatives there are many less near relatives and a host of friends who will mourn his departure. The deceased was an honest, upright citizen who enjoyed the good will and respect of all his fellowmen. The Rattler extends sincere sympathy to the bereaved family.

Renzelman, Roger
Roger Renzelman - Pueblo Chieftain - February 10, 2005 - Roger Renzelman, 56, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 5, 2005. Survived by his daughter, Tracie (Wes) McKnight; parents, Harley and Norma Renzelman; brother, Terry (Georgiann) Renzelman; and sister, Kay (Sam) Corsi. Also survived by nieces, nephews and other loving relatives. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Friday, at Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Inurnment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will be received at the Corsi home after the inurnment. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of choice in his memory.



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