The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Sapeda, Darlene Lorretta
Darlene Lorretta Sapeda - Pueblo Chieftain - March 31, 1987 - Darlene Lorretta Sapeda, 2605 Sitter, departed this life on March 29, 1987, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. Born Aug. 17, 1939, in Los Pinos, N.M. A Pueblo resident for more than 20 years, she was a member of Holy Family Parish. Survived by Alfonso Sapeda of Pueblo; children, Alfonso (Laura) Sapeda Jr., Vince (Barbara) Sapeda, Quincy Sapeda, all of Pueblo; Mike (Roberta) Sapeda, Colorado Springs, Rexine (Kenny) Garcia, Loveland, Elaine Sapeda, Walsenburg; two brothers, Tom Cortez, Utah, Rudy Frausto, Leadville; one sister, Berta Mosman, Denver; special friend, Tony Alfaro; 11 grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. Rosary recitation, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Mass of the resurrection, 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Both services, Holy Family Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 3916 Devonshire.

Sapeda, Laura A.
Laura A. (Pino) Sapeda - Pueblo Chieftain - February 28, 2004 - Laura A. (Pino) Sapeda, 43, born May 3, 1960. Went to be with the Lord on Feb. 26, 2004. Preceded in death by grandfather Guadalupe Maestas and Uncle Pedro (Pete) Trujillo. Survived by former husband Alfonso Sapeda, mother Rebecca Piazza, father Lee Pino, daughters Rose (Florentino) Pino, Rayleen (Carlos) Ramos, Becky (Cesar) Chavez. 5 Grandchildren, Heavenleigh Pino, Steven Gonzales, Estrella Ramos, Florentino Padilla IV, Alexandro Chavez, 4 Brothers, 3 Sisters, numerous nieces, nephews, Aunts, Uncles and friends. Services at Mt. Carmel Parish. Rosary 7p.m. Sunday Feb. 29, 2004. Mass 10a.m. Monday March 1, 2004. Family will gather at Mt. Carmel Parish Hall after Mass. The Family would like to thank all for donations and condolences.

Sapeda, Mary T.
Mary T. Sapeda - Huerfano World - March 26, 1998 - Mary T. Sapeda, 84, died Mar. 22, 1998. Born Aug. 28, 1913 in Gardner to Jose A. and Augustina Leyba Escobedo. She was a homemaker, an employee of Senior Citizens Services for 14 years, an active member of St. Mary Church, St. Mary Altar Society and Latino Americano. Survivors include four daughters, Patricia Fernandez, Pueblo, Sylvia Valdez, Walsenburg, Shirley Patlan, Laredo, TX, and Linda Tafoya, Walsenburg; a son, Duane Wilkins, Walsenburg; a brother, Pete Escobedo, Trinidad; two sisters, Jennie Trujillo and Delia Martinez, Pueblo; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral mass for Mrs. Sapeda will be at 10 a.m. Thursday (today) from St. Mary Church. Burial will be in South St. Mary Cemetery.

Saracino, Mildred B.
Mildred B. Saracino - Pueblo Chieftain - December 22, 1986 - Mildred B. Saracino, 71, Cokedale, died Dec, 20, 1986, in Colorado Springs. Born Oct. 22, 1915, in Newton County, Mo., to Luther and Mary Buttram. Married Virgil Saracino June 13, 1936, and they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this year. Lifetime member and past worthy matron of Eastern Star, Cimarron Chapter; charter member of First Southern Baptist Church and taught Sunday school for 30 years. Service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, First Southern Baptist Church, Trinidad, with the Rev. Clyde Thompson officiating. Interment, Masonic Cemetery.

Saragoza, Juan
Juan Saragoza - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - March 31, 1922 - Pueblo - Two men are dead, a third probably will die and the police are looking for two others said to have been slightly wounded, although they escaped, as a result of a shooting affray in an alleged bootlegger's joint here. The dead are: Jesus Santana and Juan Saragoza. Basillio Alaraz is believed mortally wounded.

Sardello, Adelaide
Mrs. Adelaide Sardello - Walsenburg World-Independent - March 30, 1944 - Mrs. Adelaide Sardello, 31, a resident of La Veta, died Wednesday in a Pueblo hospital. She was a life-long resident of Huerfano County. She was born August 2, 1912, in Walsenburg, but had lived for the past several years in La Veta. Besides her husband, Joe, she is survived by two sons; her mother, Mrs. Theresa Sardello of La Veta; two sisters, Elizabeth and Agnes; two brothers, John, member of the army, and Frank of La Veta. Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 9:30 from the Unfug-Peet mortuary, and at 10 o'clock from the St. Mary church. Interment will be in the La Veta cemetery, under the direction of the Unfug-Peet mortuary.

Sardello, Richard Carlo
Richard C. Sardello – Huerfano World - April 16, 1998 - Richard Carlo Sardello, 61, of La Veta, died July 12, 1998 at his home. Born Jan. 28, 1937 to Joseph and Adelaide Sardello in Walsenburg, he moved to La Veta. He entered the Army in 1956 and returned in 1960 and worked as a mechanic in La Veta, running his own business for 25 years. He was a member of Christ the King Church in La Veta. Survivors include his wife, Janet Conley, of the family home; two sons, Anthony Joseph Sardello and Stephen Duncan Sardello, both of La Veta; one brother, Joseph Sardello, Perryton, TX; four grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Cremation. A memorial service will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Christ the King Church. Burial will be in La Veta Cemetery. Huerfano World – July 12, 2001 – In Memoriam – In Loving Memory of Richard C. Sardello who died July 12, 1999. – Verse – Sadly missed by, Steve and Anthony Sardello and all family and friends.

Sare, Mary Jane
Mary Jane Sare - Pueblo Chieftain - January 8, 1925 - Sare, Mrs. Mary Jane, age 78 years, died at 1003 East Eighth Street January 7; body in care the Rouch Funeral home. Pueblo Chieftain - January 9, 1925 - The funeral of Mrs. Mary Jane Sare will be held from the Rouch Funeral home Friday morning at 10 o'clock. Interment will be made in Roselawn cemetery.

Sargent, Alice
Alice Sargent - Pueblo Chieftain - August 21, 1999 - Alice Sargent, 68, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 18, 1999. Alice will be remembered as a loving and compassionate friend, and caring mother to her children, Mitchell Cordell, Timothy Sargent, Deborah Sargent and Roger (Tammy) Smith- grandchildren, Thomas Sargent Price, Nicole Sargent Price, Andrew Sargent Price and Michael Allen Smith and Savhanna Shipler- special friends, Rose Smith, Joan Golenda and Cecile Ratliff. She was preceded by her husband, Luther V. Sargent- and daughter, Linda Sargent. Funeral service, 2p.m. Monday, Aug. 23, 1999, at Garden Chapel with interment in Henegar, Ala.

Sargent, Mona N.
Mona N. Sargent - Denver Colorado - September 1999 - Mona N. Sargent, 92, of Denver died Sept. 1 in Wheat Ridge. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, at Fairmount Mortuary Chapel. Mrs. Sargent was born in Raton, N.M., on May 7, 1907. She married John Sargent, 1929. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Swedish Hospital, Pinehurst Country Club, Progress Women's Club and Phi Lambda Nu at the University of Denver. Survivors include her daughters Mona Young of Walsenburg and Dorothy Connors of Golden; son Ed of Arvada; sister Audrey Andersen of Cedaredge; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.

Sarich, Andrew A.
Andrew A. Sarich - Pueblo Chieftain - October 28, 1987 - Andrew A. Sarich, 3050 E. Main, Canon City, Oct. 26, 1 987. Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, St. Michael Catholic Church. Interment, Lakeside Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association through the funeral home office.

Sarinana-Amaya, Jose
Jose Sarinana-Amaya - Huerfano World - September 28, 2000 - Fatal - Four people; including a local woman, were killed in a two-vehicle accident Saturday evening on Highway 160. Mary Krueger, 44, of Walsenburg, who was driving west died after being hit head-on by an eastbound vehicle driven by Victor Villa, 22, of Farmington, N.M. The accident occurred at 7:05 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 12 Mrs. Krueger was driving to La Veta at the time of the accident. Villa and his passengers Francisca Torres, 41, and Jose Sarinana-Amaya, 29, all died in the accident. Torres was Villa's mother. Sarinana-Amaya was her nephew. They were traveling to Denver. All four people died at the scene of massive injuries. According to the Colorado State Patrol, weather conditions at the time, which included rain-slicked roads and fog contributed to the accident. The patrol also is investigating the possibility of alcohol as a contributing factor. Beer cans and bottles were found in the Villa vehicle and were scattered around the accident scene. Huerfano County Coroner Della Duran said an autopsy is being conducted to deter mine if Villa had been drinking. Mrs. Krueger was the secretary at Washington School in Walsenburg. Superintendent of Schools Glenn Davis said teachers of the school met Sunday to attempt to deal with their grief. Counselor Pete Pedraza also was available throughout the week to assist students having a difficult time dealing with Mrs. Krueger's death. A sign was placed on the playground fence saying "We Miss You Miss Mary" and students and parents were writing notes on the sign, Davis said.

Sarlo, Carmella
Carmella Sarlo - Pueblo Chieftain - April 28, 2000 - Carmella Sarlo, age 93, passed away April 25, 2000. Preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Sarlo. Survived by her children, Mary (Stanley) Krasovec and Dr. John (Marlene) Sarlo. Also survived by 16 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation, Friday, noon to 5 p.m., at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, Saturday, 11 a.m., Shrine of St. Therese. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Sarlo, Carmen Anthony
Carmen Anthony Sarlo - Pueblo Chieftain - December 26, 2004 - Carmen Anthony Sarlo, former city manager of La Junta, died Dec. 21, 2004, after a long battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Sarlo, who was 82 at the time of his death, was born and raised in La Junta. He was a longtime public servant and supporter of his community. He graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a degree in mechanical engineering after serving in the Navy during World War II. Sarlo worked for many years as a professional engineer (licensed in Colorado) and toward the end of his career acted as La Junta's first urban renewal director from 1970 to 1987 and city manager between 1977 and 1987. Through Sarlo's determination and efforts, La Junta received over $40 million in urban renewal funds to provide better services to its citizens and he left the city with a surplus budget upon his retirement. His community service continued through his participation in civic organizations such as the Lion's Club, where he served as a regional director. He was also instrumental in helping to fund and build the Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center, where he served on the hospital board for many years. Another organization to which Sarlo was dedicated was the Koshare Indians (a youth scouting and Native American dance troupe), serving on its board of directors. Until recently, he was active in the city's economic development committee to help bring new industries to the community. Sarlo participated on several state and national committees for many years, including an appointment by then Governor Lamm to the Colorado State Housing Board. He was elected to many prominent boards such as the Colorado Municipal League and the Board of Governors for the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials in Washington, D.C. In addition, Sarlo received community service awards from the city of La Junta and the University of Colorado. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Lydia; one son, Cary Sarlo of Boulder; six daughters, Carol Martinez of Baltimore, Md., Karen Sarlo of Martinez, Calif., Kristine Koehler of Bellevue, Wash., Carla Evans of Pleasant Hill, Calif., Cherie Hammer of Littleton, and Sandra Davis of Arkansas City, Kan.; brother, Donald R. Sarlo of La Junta; 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004, at Our Lady of Guadalupe/St. Patrick followed by a memorial tribute lunch at the Parish Hall. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Koshare Indian Museum.

Sarlo, Mae
Mae Sarlo - Pueblo Chieftain - August 03, 2000 - Mae Sarlo, 86, born April 1, 1914, was called home to be with her heavenly Father on Aug. 1, 2000. Beloved mother of Ray Sarlo, Pueblo and Ron (Elsa Lee) Sarlo, Fort Collins, Colo.; grandsons, Kevin Sarlo, Germany, Matthew (Carol) Sarlo, Fort Collins; great- grandchildren, Tamara and Christina. Survived by brother, Art (Mary) Salimeno, Pueblo; sisters, Helene (Bob) Myer, Golden, Colo., Rose (Jack) Fowler, Roy, Utah; brother-in-law, Joe Gernazio; sisters-in-law, Babe Spinuzzi, Mary (Carl) Soldano, Pueblo, Grace Salimeno, Ogden, Utah; special friend, Sam Geonetta. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by beloved husband, Frank Sarlo, July 9, 1974; parents, Frank and Marie Salimeno; brothers, Nick (Theresa), Joe, John (Pauline), Floyd and Louis Salimeno; sisters, Ann (Frank) Kish, Sue (Pete) Caruso, Nellie (Dominic) DeVencenty, Melda (Alex) English and Marjorie Gernazio; sister-in-law, Bee Markel; and niece, Barb Petri. Mae was born to Frank and Marie Salimeno. She was raised on the St. Charles Mesa, where she worked on the family farm. She attended Pleasant View School and married Frank Sarlo in 1933. Mae cherished and loved her family and contributed to the rearing of many of her nieces and nephews, who adored her. She enjoyed dancing, knitting and visiting friends and relatives. Visitation, 3 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Recitation of the rosary and funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary Church, 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, 2000. Interment to follow, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends following the service at the church hall.

Sarlo, Rose F.
Rose F. Sarlo - Pueblo Chieftain - November 16, 2004 - Rose F. Sarlo, 96, passed away Nov. 11, 2004, in San Jose, Calif. Preceded in death by her husband, Sam Sarlo; five brothers, Emil, Joe, Carrol, Tony and Mike Guagliardo; and sister, Louise Urone. Survived by her children, Betty (Joe) Antuzzi and Sam (Bernie Vaughan) Sarlo; grandchildren, Jodene (Jack) Baechler, John (Martha) Antuzzi, Angelee (Art) Cuevas, Suzette (Ed Sandoval) Antuzzi, Jeff Sarlo and Jennifer (Joey) Pisciotta. Also survived by her great-grandchildren, Jonathan, Jessica, Jason and Jillian Baechler, Aaron and Alyssa Cuevas, Michaella and Anthony Pisciotta and Ella Antuzzi; great-great-grandchild, Kaylee; and numerous nieces and nephews. Rose was a member of St. Theresa Lodge and Columbian Protective Lodge. The family will receive friends during viewing from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, St. Joseph Church. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers.

Sarracino, Dora M.
Dora M. Sarracino - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home - June 27, 2003 - Dora M. Sarracino, 84, passed away on June 24, 2003 in El Paso, Texas, where she resided with her daughter for the last several years. She was born on September 23, 1918 in Sopris, CO and attended Sopris High School and Trinidad State Junior College. She was a long-time resident of Trinidad, CO and El Paso, TX, where she retired from the U.S. Government in 1970 and was a seasonal resident at Monument Lake with her husband, Sam R. Sarracino, who preceded her in death in 1976. She is also preceded in death by an infant son, Sam R. Sarracino, Jr., parents, Abramo and Lucia Meneghini, Sopris, CO, sisters Mary Reiva, Denver, CO, Lena Ferri, Trinidad, CO, sister-in-law Elvira Sarracino Phillips, Rapid City, SD and brother-in-law Dr. John B. Sarracino, Colorado Springs, CO. She is survived by her son, John N. (Kathie) Sarracino, Scottsdale, AZ, and daughter, Janett E. Sarracino, El Paso, TX, grandchildren, Erica Sarracino (Trevor) King, Santa Clara, CA, and Brendon R. Sarracino, Mesa, AZ, and sister Anna (Ermin) Lira, Fremont, CA, sisters and brothers-in-law, Jean Sarracino Severson, Rapid City, SD, Joe and Kathleen Sarracino, Oak Lawn, IL and Margaret Sinclaire Sarracino, Claremont, CA. Numerous nieces and nephews, Barbara Lee, Denver, CO, Tommy Reiva, Parker, CO, Marietta Reiva, Denver, CO, Rosanne Reiva, Denver, CO, Richard Lira, San Mateo, CA, Ronnie Lira, Oklahoma City, OK, Larry Lira, CA, Dr. John Searle Sarracino, Los Alamos, NM, Dr. Robert Sarracino, South Africa, Louise Sarracino DeKlyouver, Claremont, CA, and Dr. Susan Sarracino-Diehl, Menomonee Falls, WI, Dr. Andrew Severson, San Diego, CA, Jane Severson Cary, San Diego, CA and Linda Sarracino, Oak Lawn, IL. Other special relatives and friends who provided encouragement and support include: Geno Ferri, Las Cruces, NM, Ernest and Yolanda Mauro, Denver, CO, Gina Duran, Trinidad, CO, Jon Brewster, Trinidad, CO, Juni Mathews, El Paso, TX, Ken George, El Paso, TX, Del Dewar, Santa Theresa, NM. Visitation will be on Monday, June 30 from 2-6 p.m. at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home Chapel with a Rosary Service at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, July 1 at 1:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Father Eugene Renard, S.J. will be officiating. Burial to follow at the Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. The family of Dora M. Sarracino has entrusted the arrangements to the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home.

Sarson, Anton
Anton Sarson - Hugo Range Ledger – November 12, 1910 – Deadly Explosion at Trinidad - Note: Anton Sarson is listed among the dead of the Delagua Mine Disaster, November 8, 1910. Anton Sarson: Austrian, age 20, single. He was a miner for the Victor-American Fuel Company; death was caused by an explosion of gas and dust and possibly an open lamp. Source: Denver Public Library, “Colorado Mining Fatalities.” http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/delagua.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Sarti, Ancilla
Ancilla Sarti - Huerfano World - April 5, 1990 - In Memoriam - In Loving Memory of our Dad, Luigi Sarti, who died Apr. 4, 19 years ago, and Mother Ancilla Sarti, who died Apr. 29, 23 years ago. - Verse - Sadly missed by children and grandchildren.

Sarti, Dennis Gene
Dennis Gene Sarti - Huerfano World - February 23, 1989 - Dennis Gene Sarti 42, Atlanta, GA, died Feb. 21, 1689, in the VA Hospital in Decatur, GA, after a lengthy illness with cancer. He was a Marine and a Viet Nam veteran. He was the son of Gene Sarti and the late Louise Sarti of Walsenburg. Survivors include his wife, Linda, sons John and Mitchell, Atlanta, GA; his dad, Gene Sarti, Walsenburg; three sisters, Brenda Harris, Nebraska, Donna Kirkland and Barbara Zinko, Denver; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles A memorial service is pending.

Sarti, Frank L.
Frank L. Sarti - Huerfano World - May 31, 2007 - Frank Sarti, 70, succumbs - Frank L. Sarti was born May 23, 1936 in Rouse, CO. Frank died May 22, 2007 in Pueblo after he lost his battle to cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents Luigi and Ancilla Sarti, sisters Erma Nogare, Ida Osborn, Elvera Forbidussi and Aldina Farmer, brothers Pete Sarti and Mario Farenzena. Survived by his brother Geno, Walsenburg, his wife patty, daughter Frankie (Kevin) Maniscalo, Pueblo, son Jim (Tammy), Pueblo West and grandchildren Jacob, Dominic and Guiliana Sarti. Sister-in-law Darlene Santi, Marcheta Sarti, and Shirley and brother-in-law George Butero and numerous nieces and nephews, close friend, Joe Amedei and many more. Frank was in the auto parts business for 50 years - 15 years with Southwestern Auto Supply and in 1972 he began a partnership with Gerald Jerant at City Auto parts. He was a volunteer fireman and retired after 20 years in 1986. He was a loving husband, a great dad, father-in-law, and a very proud grandpa. At his request, cremation took place, a memorial mass was held at 2 p.m., May 26 at St Mary Church in Walsenburg.

Sarti, Geno
Geno Sarti - Huerfano World Journal - May 01, 2009 - Geno Sarti, 87, beloved father, grandfather, uncle & friend, went to be with the Lord on April 26, 2009. He is preceded in death by his wife, Louise, son Dennis, daughter, Bobbi, and grandson, Stephen. He was born on December 27, 1921 in Rouse, CO. He grew up in and around Walsenburg, and served in the US Army Air Corp during WWII. After completing his military duties, he came back to Walsenburg where he met and married Louise Appie on May of 1946. To this union they had 4 children, Dennis, Brenda, Donna and Barbara. The family moved to Denver where he began working for Adolph Coors Co. until he retired after 29 years. He then moved back to Walsenburg where he owned and operated Sarti's Bar for 34 years. He served Coors for over 60 years. He is survived by his two daughters, Brenda Harris and husband Burt of Sidney, Nebraska, and Donna Sarti of Arvada, CO, 11 grandchildren, 18 great- grandchildren. He was loved by all and will be greatly missed. Rosary, 9:30 am, recited by the Knights of Columbus; Funeral Mass, 10:00 a.m., both on Friday, May 1, 2009, St. Mary Church. Burial, Huerfano Masonic Cemetery with the Ft. Carson Burial Team.

Sarti, Louise Marie
Mrs. Louise Sarti - Pueblo Chieftain - May 30, 1985 - Mrs. Louise Sarti of Walsenburg, May 28, 1985. Wife of Gene Sarti. Mother of Dennis (Linda) Sarti, Douglasville, Ga.: Mrs. Brenda (Bert) Harris, Kimball, Neb.; Mrs. Donna (William) Kirklin and Mrs. Barbara (Mark) Zinko, both of Lakewood. Sister of Mrs. Maria Hansen, California; Mrs. Anne Zanon, Walsenburg; Frank Feroni, Michigan, and Sam Appie, Golden. Survived also by 11 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Sarti was a member of VFW Auxiliary. Services, St. Mary Church: Wake service, 7 p.m. Thursday, and Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. Friday. Interment, Masonic Cemetery. Huerfano World - May 25, 1989 - In Memoriam - In Loving Memory of Louise Marie Sarti, who died May 28, 1985. - Verse - Sadly missed by husband, children and grandchildren.

Sarti, Luigi
Luigi Sarti - Huerfano World - April 5, 1990 - In Memoriam - In Loving Memory of our Dad, Luigi Sarti, who died Apr. 4, 19 years ago, and Mother Ancilla Sarti, who died Apr. 29, 23 years ago. - Verse - Sadly missed by children and grandchildren.

Sarti, Pete L.
Pete L. Sarti - Denver Post - May 8, 1997 - Pete L. Sarti, Ad executive, 72 - Pete L. Sarti of Golden, an advertising executive, died April 29 in Wheat Ridge. He was 72. Graveside services were Friday at Golden Cemetery. He was born July 7, 1924, in Rouse. He was employed at Coors Brewery. He is survived by his wife, Marcheta; a son, Ron, Glenwood Springs; a daughter, Sandra Satterfield, Golden; three brothers, Mario Farenzena, Denver, Geno and Frank, both of Walsenburg; two sisters, Elvera Forbedusi, Walsenburg, and Aldina Farmer, Wheat Ridge; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Contributions may be made to the Pete Sarti Memorial Fund, c/o Woods Mortuary & Crematory, 1100 Washington Ave., Golden 80401.

Sartin, Charles Ray
Charles Ray Sartin - Pueblo Chieftain - September 29, 2005 - Charles Ray Sartin, 75, died Sept. 25, 2005, in Ca–on City. He was born Nov. 12, 1929, in McComb, Miss., to James and Thelma (McCullough) Sartin. Charles retired from the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. He is survived by children, Katherine Saenger of Rockvale, Colo., Margaret (Dan) Korber of Canon City, Colo., Rebecca Sartin-Valdez of Highlands Ranch, Colo., Charles T. Sartin of Highlands Ranch, Colo., and Spot "Dog" Sartin; grandchildren, Tricia (Brian) Korber-Martino and Kari Korber, both of Pueblo, Colo. Charles was preceded in death by Joy "Dog" Sartin; sister, Dorothy Imler; and brother, James Sartin. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Lifeway Southern Baptist Church, 1007 Elm St., Canon City, with Pastor Roy Marta officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to the Sangre De Cristo Hospice-West, P.O. Box 1796, Canon City, CO, 81215.

Sartle, W. J. (Mrs.)
Mrs. W. J. Sartle – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – November 2, 1871 – Mrs. Sartle, wife of Lieut. W. J. Sartle, U. S. A., died suddenly at Santa Fe on the night of the 21st ult.

Sarton, Herbert A.
Dr. Herbert A. Sarton - Pueblo Chieftain - October 23, 2002 - Dr. Herbert A. Sarton, 77, born Dec. 1, 1924, in South Charleston, Ohio, to Ollie and Oleta Sarton and was a Pueblo resident for over 25 years where he passed away on Oct. 21, 2002. Retired psychotherapist; veteran of three years service during World War II and one of the originators of Dream Weavers, a program for children with life-threatening illnesses. Past member of the Optimist Club, past board member of hospice and American Cancer Society. Active in Senior Bowling League and golf. Survived by children, David (Val) Sarton, Michael (Jerry) Jones, Patricia (Stan) Randolph, James (Linda) Sarton, Sue Anne Bale and Robert (Wendy) Sarton; four brothers; two sisters; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and special friends, Anne Shepard and Gerri Gorman. Preceded in death by his parents and a sister. He will lie in state at the funeral home from 1 to 5 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in La Junta. Those who desire may make memorials to Dream Weavers through the funeral home.

Sartor, Louise
Louise Sartor - Pueblo Chieftain - May 30, 2006 - Louise Sartor, 81, was born Nov. 23, 1924, and passed away May 27, 2006. She was preceded in death by her grandson, Bruce Valentine; and her granddaughter, Raelene Steir. Survived by her husband, Raymond Sartor of Pueblo; children, Janet (Gerald) Valentine of Pueblo, Butch (Sue) Sartor of Pueblo West, Janie Daugaard, LaJune Macaluso and Bonnie Goodrich, all of Pueblo, and Donnie Sartor of North Carolina. She also is survived by 18 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, two sisters, one brother, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Louise's greatest accomplishment was the rearing of six children. Cremation with a memorial service, 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2006, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel.

Sartor, Mary
Mary Sartor - Pueblo Chieftain - January 3, 1987 - Mrs. Mary Sartor, formerly of Walsenburg, Dec. 31, 1986. Mother of Esther (Ruby) Sanich, East Carbon, Utah; Wilma (John) Carsella, Pueblo; Gene (Margaret) Sartor, Cotton, Calif. Sister of Tony (Ruby) Mazzarise, Price, Utah, and Mary (Frank) Jerant, Helper, Utah; five grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Tabernacle rosary, 4 p.m. Sunday, Boies Almont Memorial Chapel. Services, St. Mary Church: Rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday; Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday. Interment, North St. Mary Cemetery. The casket will be closed at 6 p.m. Sunday and will not be opened during services.

Sartos, Peter
Peter Sartos – Yuma Pioneer – January 31, 1908 – The body of Peter Sartos, a Greek miner, was found Sunday night in the entry to room 13 of the Victor Fuel and Iron Company mine at Delagua, thirty miles north of Trinidad. The man's clothing was disarranged, and a money belt known to have contained $700 was slashed open and the coin gone. A bullet hole in the man's left temple indicated the manner of his death. A coroner's inquest failed to find a clue to the identity of the murderer.

Sasser, James H.
James H. Sasser - Pueblo Chieftain - January 06, 2006 - James H. "Sonny" Sasser, 70, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 3, 2006. Born May 7, 1935 to Harvey Sasser and Leota Belter, who preceded him in death. Survived by his sister, Yvonne (Andy) Longoria; brothers, Donald (Sally) Conway, Wesley (Iola) Conway; son, Mike Sasser; daughter, Phyllis Anselmo; granddaughter, Sierra (Keith) Davis; great-grandson, Adam Davis; special friends, Darrell Miller, Darol Biddle; and numerous cousins, nephews and nieces. James was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He spent his life perfecting the art of knife making. He also loved the outdoors and hunting. He will be sadly missed by all. Special thanks to the Neuro/ICU Staff at Parkview Medical Center for all of their effort. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Saturday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel.

Sassona, Guiseppi
Guiseppi Sassona – Hugo Range Ledger – November 12, 1910 – Deadly Explosion at Trinidad – Note: Guiseppi Sassona is listed among the dead of the Delagua Mine Disaster, November 8, 1910. Guiseppi Sassona: Italian, age 25, single. He was a miner for the Victor-American Fuel Company; death was caused by an explosion of gas and dust and possibly an open lamp. Source: Denver Public Library, “Colorado Mining Fatalities.” http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/delagua.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Satt, C. Verner
Colonel C. Verner Satt - Pueblo Chieftain - November 30, 1997 - Colonel C. Verner Satt, died Nov. 26, 1997, in Pueblo, at the age of 96. He was born, Feb. 14, 1901, in Wausa, Neb. At the approximate age of nine, he and his family moved from Nebraska to Colorado. He married at the age of 26, Ruth Johnson, in April of 1927. During his life in Colorado, he served on the Denver Police Department in the early 1930s until he retired due to injuries sustained while on duty. He also served in the Army where he achieved the rank of Colonel, during WWII. There he served in the European theatre as a commander of replacement officers under the command of General Eisenhower. After an Honorable Discharge from the military, Verner resided in Reseda, Calif., with his wife and daughter. While living in Reseda, he helped build the St. James Church in Tarzana, Calif. He was also a member of Al Kaly Shriners. After the passing of his wife in 1972, he remarried and moved to Palm Desert, Calif., where he became active with the Gideons and helped distribute Bibles. In the last two years, Verner lived in Pueblo, to be near family and loved ones. He is survived by his daughter, Verleen Mikatich- his grandchildren, Craig Buhlman, Cristina Roybal and Catherine Hartman- along with four great-grandchildren, who all reside in Colorado- as well as several nieces and a nephew. There will be a private held for family members and loved ones. Any donations can be made in memory of Verner Satt to the Shriners Children Hospital or the Gideons Society.

Satterfield, Lannus
Lannus (Gene) Satterfield - Pueblo Chieftain - January 16, 2005 - Lannus (Gene) Satterfield, 79, passed away Jan. 13, 2005. He was born June 16, 1925 in Ill. to Charles and Audra Satterfield. Preceded in death by his parents and wife Irene Satterfield. Survived by wife Judith of Beulah, children Eugene and Barbara of Pueblo and Sherry (Mike) Robertson of Wenatchee, WA. Grandchildren Michael Satterfield, Steven and Sarah Robertson. Services will be held Mon., Jan. 17, 2005 at 11am at Grandview Baptist Church in Beulah.

Satterly, Melvin R.
Melvin R. "Hap" Satterly - Pueblo Chieftain - November 13, 1986 - Melvin R. "Hap" Satterly, 73, passed away Nov. 11, 1986. Service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Peacock-Wood Chapel, with Pastor Wayne Fink officiating. Interment, Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be held 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to service time Friday.

Satterwhite, Jacob L.
Jacob L. “Jake” Satterwhite - Pueblo Chieftain - August 26, 2001 - Age 13, passed away Aug. 23, 2001, due to an auto accident. Services will be held in Craig, Colo.

Saucier-Mooney, Linda Sue
Linda Sue Saucier-Mooney - Pueblo Chieftain - November 08, 1999 - Linda Sue Saucier-Mooney, 49, of Pueblo, passed away Nov. 5, 1999. Survived by her children, Donna (Mark Curtis) Valdetero, James Weaks; mother, Mary Saucier; grandchildren, Dario Valdetero and Rasean Curtis; sister, Sharon (Bob) Phillips; brother, Joe (Kathy) Howell; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives; and undevoted husband, Richard Mooney. Linda worked as a bookkeeper for PDI. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Memorial services, Wednesday, 10 a.m., Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Cremation, Imperial Crematory. Special thanks to Sangre de Cristo Hospice and Pueblo Diversified Industries. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice.

Sauer, George C.
George C. Sauer - Pueblo Chieftain - July 7, 1987 - George C. Sauer, 66, of Fowler died July 5, 1987, at the VA Hospital in Denver. Survived by wife, Helen, of the home;-two sons, Gregory and Douglas, both of Pueblo; daughter, Linda Talent, of Brighton; mother, Lena Sauer of Pueblo; brother, Walter, Austin, Texas; three sisters, Genevieve Buffalow, Pueblo, Josephine Dufoe, Kansas, Mo., Marlene Petrie, Fowler; two grandchildren, Sheila and J. Harold Home. Service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Griffy Funeral Home Chapel.

Sauerbier, Lillian
Lillian "Morning Dove" Sauerbier - Huerfano World - July 05, 2001 - Lillian "Morning Dove" Sauerbier, 54, of Walsenburg, passed away June 29, 2001. She was born Aug. 21, 1946, in Hollybush, Ky. She is survived by her husband, Leo G. Sauerbier, Walsenburg; brothers, Ellis Gibson, Kentucky, and Robert Gibson, Ohio; sisters, Shelvedine Griffith, Oregon, and Phyllis Gibson, Kentucky; sons, William J. Longo, Louisiana, C. Michael Longo, Ohio, and John J. Longo, Kentucky; stepson, Michael G. Thayer, New York; and grandchildren, Bradley Thayer, Devin Longo, Joshua Longo, Christien Longo, Whitney Longo, Joseph Longo and Derek Longo. Lillian graduated from the State University of New York at Utica/Rome in 1982 with a B.S. in business. She served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam era - Special Disabled Veterans status. She was also a registered Native American - Southeastern Cherokee Council. Memorial service to be held Saturday, July 7, 2001, 2 p.m. at Romero Chapel, Walsenburg. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice.

Sauers, Peter
Peter Sauers - Durango Democrat - July 18, 1902 – Fatal Stabbing Affray At Gardner - By Associated Press - Walsenburg, July 17, 1902 -- A stabbing affray occurred at Gardner, about 18 miles northwest of Walsenburg, Saturday, July 12, word of which has just reached here through which Peter Sauers, an old time resident of that place, received sixteen wounds which resulted in his death. The trouble came about some water rights between Sauers and R. J. Caldwell, another old-timer of Gardner. Sauers previous to this, it is said, threatened to kill Caldwell on sight, and the threat was reported to Caldwell by several parties. On Saturday, Caldwell was sitting by an old adobe building in Gardner whittling with his pocket knife. Sauers passed by and the first thing the bystanders knew Sauers had Caldwell by the whiskers. Before the people could interfere, Caldwell had cut Sauers in 16 places, in the abdomen, at the throat and through the back into the lungs. When separated by the bystanders Sauers murmured something indistinctly and started for his team, which was tied on the opposite side of the road, but fell before he reached it. Caldwell also had a gun on him but did not use it. Caldwell sent down word to Sheriff Farr that he was ready to give himself up. Sauers was arrested not long ago on a charge of misappropriating water and brought to Walsenburg, where he had his trial and was fined $100 and costs.

Saulmon, Alverna
Alverna "Vernie" Saulmon - Pueblo Chieftain - June 24, 2001 - Alverna "Vernie" Saulmon, age 82 of Pueblo, formerly of Rocky Ford, died June 23 in Pueblo. Survived by her husband Ray, Pueblo; children Susan (Al) Skobel, Thornton, Merry (Monte) Shoaf, Pueblo, Harvey Saulmon, Florence, Mass., and James (Susan) Saulmon, Rocky Ford. Funeral services 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Rocky Ford. Interment, Rocky Ford Cemetery.

Saulmon, Claude R.
Claude R. "Ray" Saulmon - Pueblo Chieftain - June 22, 2003 - Claude R. "Ray" Saulmon, age 81, died June 19, 2003, at University Park Care Center in Pueblo. A former Rocky Ford resident, survived by his children, Harvey (Pauline) Saulmon, of Loveland, James (Susan) Saulmon of Rocky Ford, Merry (Monte) Shoaf, of Pueblo, and Susan (Al) Skobel of Thornton; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation, 2 to 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Rocky Ford.

Saulters, Cecil C.
Cecil C. Saulters - Pueblo Chieftain - June 19, 1987 - Cecil C. Saulters, June 18, 1987. Husband of Helen L. Saulters. Father of Nick (Joan) Saulters, Pueblo; and Lana (Dick) Capra, Arvada. Grandfather of Penny (Steve) Wolfis, Jeff Saulters and Jimmy Capra; great-grandfather of Danny Wolfis, all of Denver. Brother of Herman Saulters, Arizona; Margaret (Calvin) Cranford, Arkansas, and Geraldine (Charles) Summerhill, Arkansas. Mr. Saulters worked in auto sales and service for many years and recently was self-employed in the construction business. Memorials may be made to Colorado Christian Services, Family Service Center, in his honor through the funeral home office. Service announcements later.

Saulters, Mary Ellen
Mary Ellen Andrews Saulters - Pueblo Chieftain - September 21, 1986 - Mary Ellen Andrews Saulters, former Pueblo resident, passed away Sept. 17, 1986, in Denver. Daughter of Ben "Big Daddy" Andrews and the late Lena Andrews. Survived by her children, one sister, Betty (Clyde) Wilhite, Pueblo; four brothers, David (Erma) Andrews, Wilbur Dean Andrews, all of Denver; Thomas (Dorothy) Andrews and Alvin Andrews, both of Pueblo; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Monday, Central Baptist Church, the Rev. W. O. Mays officiating. Interment, Fort Logan National Cemetery.

Saunders, Arbra
Arbra Saunders - Pueblo Chieftain - September 21, 2003 - Arbra Saunders, 90, passed away Sept. 17, 2003. Survived by her son, Harry E., and his wife, Joan Saunders, of Highlands Ranch, Colo.; and daughter, Gwen Dell, and her husband, Dal Flick, of Pueblo; sister, Artra Gates of Clearwater, Fla.; son-in-law, Jack Ross; grandchildren, Kim and Doug Hibbs, Scottie Saunders, Cory and John Sabol, Dana and Steuart Smith; and 13 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Harry L. Saunders in 1999; daughter, Beverly Ross; parents, Bert and Maude Tallon; and one great-grandson, Ashby Hibbs. Born Aug. 12, 1913, in Alamosa, Colo., Arbra and her husband were the owners and operators of Price Dry Cleaning until they retired. At her request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery and Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Monday, at the Mountain View Cemetery Scattering Garden, 1315 Acero. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.

Saunders, Bill
Bill Saunders - Pueblo Chieftain - October 29, 1985 - Bill Saunders, former Pueblo resident, departed this life Sunday, Oct. 27, 1985, in Denver. Survivors include his wife, Vera M. Saunders, Denver; mother, Opal Williams, Pueblo; sons, Will B. Saunders Jr., Seattle, Wash., James A. Saunders, Colorado Springs, and Raymond Halinton, Washington, D.C.; daughters, Bayonne Chappell and stepdaughter, Dellcenia Day, both of Denver; brothers, James Saunders, Kansas City, Kan., Louis L. B. Saunders, Henry Saunders, Calvin Saunders, and Marvin Saunders, all of Los Angeles, Calif.; sisters, Hel Thompson, Zenobia Saunders, and Betty Moore, all of Los Angeles, Calif.; 22 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews, Ken Bennett, Pueblo, Nettie Bennett, Ashley Bennett, both of Albuquerque, N.M., Tommy Hopkins and Daisy Hopkins, both of Denver, and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Pipkin Funeral Home, 2531 Ogden, Denver. Interment, Fairmount Cemetery.

Saunders, Harry L.
Harry L. Saunders - Pueblo Chieftain - July 18, 1999 - Harry L. Saunders passed away July 16, 1999 . Survived by his wife, Arbra Mildred Saunders, Pueblo- children, Harry E. (Joan) Saunders, Morrison, Colo., Gwen Flick, Pueblo- four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly Ross. Mr. Saunders was born Dec. 21, 1911, in Rocky Ford, and had been a longtime Pueblo resident where he was the owner of Price Cleaners retiring in 1973. Member of the Masonic Lodge in Alamosa and enjoyed square dancing where he called many dances here in Pueblo. There will be no viewing. Cremation at the Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial service and scattering of his cremated remains will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Scattering Garden in Mountain View Cemetery, 1315 Acero Ave.

Saunders, Katherine Louise
Katherine Louise (Jensen) Saunders - The Herald - March 7, 2004 - Everett, WA - Born December 25, 1916, on February 27, 2004 Katherine Louise (Jensen) Saunders passed peacefully from her sleep into her eternity with the Lord. As a believer in Christ "absent from the body" is to be "present with the Lord" (II Cor. 5:8). Katherine loved life and good times. She worked hard at many jobs such as meat wrapping, dressmaking, and alterations throughout her life. Until her last few years, she kept busy with hand crafts and helped on her son-in-law's farm. No task was too menial, and no person's station in life was too low for Katherine's attention. She loved the Lord and confessed to anyone who was interested, that she needed the Savior. Katherine was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Saunders of Trinidad, CO. The second oldest of six children, Katherine is survived by one sister, Audrey Hill, of Golden, CO; three children, Ruth A. (Gary D.) Graber of Oso, WA, Kay Etta (David) Peachey of Golden, CO, and Robert A. (Kathy) Anders, Jr., of Minneapolis, MN; six grandchildren, Lisa Mehrtens, Israel Campbell, James Hale, Lori Scott, Matthew Peachey, and Isaac Anders; as well as 13 great-grandchildren. Katherine will be missed by her family and her most caring and dear friends at Josephine Sunset Home in Stanwood, WA where she lived her last few years. She would want to thank the wonderful staff at Josephine for their love, and for making her last days bright. A memorial service was held to honor Katherine on Tuesday, March 2nd at 7:00 pm at the Arlington Christian School Library, 2425 - 200th St. NE, Arlington, WA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Gideon's International or Arlington Christian School.

Saunders, Mike
Mike Saunders - Pueblo Chieftain - January 9, 1944 - Mike Saunders services Wednesday 8 a.m. St. Patrick church. Interment Mountain View.

Sauvage, Carlos G.
Carlos G. Sauvage - Colorado Springs Gazette - July 3, 2009 - Carlos G. Sauvage went to be with the Lord July 1, 2009. He was a retired U.S. Army Medic and public school teacher in Colorado Springs. He has been a resident of Colorado Springs for many years. Carlos was born July 23, 1926 in Veracruz, Mexico. A graduate of the Normal School for Teachers in Mexico City, Mexico, he taught prior to moving to the U.S. He received a master's degree from USC and taught public school in Pueblo and Colorado Springs. He enjoyed singing with the Fountain Valley Harmonizers. He was a member of Circle Drive Baptist Church. Carlos, a native of Mexico, was fiercely proud of his American citizenship and of 22 years in the U.S. Army as a Medic. His military service took him to Korea, the Philippine Islands, Europe, Vietnam, and numerous assignments in the U.S. Carlos married (Jean) Marjorie Woodward in Spencer Memorial Chapel on the campus of William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa. They observed their 60th wedding anniversary on May 22 of this year. Preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and a brother, he is survived by his loving wife: 2 sons, Carlos Jr., and Ernest; 2 daughters, Ramona and Juanita; 4 grandchildren Aaron, Kaibab, Sara, and Nicholas; and 6 great grandchildren. Paisley, Abigail, Emma, Lorna, Landon, and Bella Marie. A celebration of life service will be Friday July 3, at 10:00 A.M. at Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 3825 Airport Rd, Colorado Springs, CO. Memorial contributions may be made to The Harmonizers 1075 Harbourne St. Security, CO 80911, or Frontier Hospice, 503 N. Main, Ste. 103W, Pueblo Co 81003.

Savage, Milan
Milan Savage - Pueblo Chieftain - October 12, 2002 - Milan Savage, 78, born July 11, 1924, passed away Oct. 10, 2002. Survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Betty Savage; and children, Greg (Irene) Savage, Arvada, and Peggy (Mark) Lambuth of Colorado Springs. Grandfather of Kristi and Robert Lewis, Beverly, Mass., Sandra and Jordan Israel, Colorado Springs, Colo., Jennifer and Jason Williams, Whiteman AFB, Missouri., and Carrie Savage of Arvada, Colo. Great-grandfather of Jason and Michael Lewis, Beverly, Mass., and Kaylen Israel of Colorado Springs, Colo. Also survived by three brothers and two sisters. He is preceded in death by one brother and two sisters. Milan was a World War II combat veteran having served in the South Pacific for the U.S. Army and he retired from the U.S. Post Office in 1979. He loved woodworking and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Viewing and family visitation, Monday, 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, Tuesday, 2 p.m., Holy Family Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. - Milan Savage - Pueblo Chieftain - October 13, 2002 - Milan Savage. The Brothers and sisters of Milan Savage would like to express their grief in the loss of their brother. He is preceded by his mother and father, Rose and Eli Savage; his brother, Dan; and his sister, Dorothy Trani. He is survived by, Mildred Phillips, Donna (Joe) Nicksich, George (Joan) Savage, California, Nick (Betty Ann) Savage, Betty Prince, Bob (Kay) Savage, Arizona; nieces and nephews.

Savage, Nick
Nick Savage - Pueblo Chieftain - April 25, 2003 - Nick Savage, 72, born July 4, 1930, passed away April 22, 2003. Survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Betty Ann Savage; son, Nick Robert Savage; sisters, Mildred Phillips and Donna (Joe) Nicksich; brother, George (Joan) Savage; sister, Betty Prince; brother, Bob (Kay) Savage; and mother-in-law, Helen Zupancic. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Gladys (Ed) Blatnick, Shirley (John) Aschenbrenner and Betty Savage; numerous nieces and nephews and his dogs, Heine and Boomer. Preceded in death by his parents, Eli and Rose Savage; brothers, Peter, Dan and Milan Savage; and sister, Dorothy Trani. Nick was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War. He owned Savage Floor Covering. He was an avid Raiders fan and spent his free time at Gus' Tavern with his many friends. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. The family will receive friends, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home. Parastasis, 7 p.m. Sunday, and funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, both services at St. Michael's Orthodox Church. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Donations may be made to St. Michael's Church in his memory.

Savage, Robert
Robert “Bob” Savage - Pueblo Chieftain - September 05, 2004 - Robert “Bob” Savage, 67, passed away Aug. 31, 2004 in Sun City, Ariz. He is survived by his wife Kay Savage and sons Jay and Gordon Savage. He is preceded in death by his father Eli Savage, mother Rose Savage, sister Dorothy Trani, and brothers Dan, Milan, and Nick Savage. He is survived by sister Mildred Phillips, Donna (Joe) Nicksich, brother George (Joan) Savage, and sister Betty Prince. He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Also survived by sister-in-laws Betty Ann Zupanzic Savage and Betty Cash Savage. Bob will be sadly missed by all. Services were held in Sun City, Ariz.

Savage, Unknown
Unknown Savage - Rocky Mountain News – July 15, 1871 - Says the Chieftain: “The Greenhorn seems to have been a very morgue in former days. During the last few weeks we have recorded the finding of skeletons in that neighborhood. Now comes another one to which a history is attached. A man named Savage, several years ago, started from the canon of the Huerfano to go to Mace's Hole, on foot. About the time that he might be supposed to have reached the spot where the bones were found, a heavy snow storm set in. Savage has never been heard of since, and there is every reason for believing that he perished in the storm.

Savala, Celso
Celso Savala - Pueblo Chieftain - July 17, 1998 - Celso Savala, born on Oct. 29, 1926, and left to be with the Lord on July 15, 1998. He was born in Walsenburg, Colo., and worked at the CF&I Steel Mill for 20 years. There he was known affectionately as Apache." Celso is survived by his wife, Inez- brother, Joe- four daughters- five sons- 26 grandchildren- and 26 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter and five grandchildren. At his request no services.

Savala, Joe
Joe Savala - Colorado Springs Gazette - August 12, 1999 – Joe Savala, 68, died Aug. 9, 1999, at his home in Peyton. He was a retired El Paso County truck driver. Mr. Savala was born Nov. 24, 1930, in Walsenburg. He was married Oct. 13, 1951, to Nora Martinez. He is survived by his wife; five sons, Mike, Chris, Bonnie, Paul and Danny; a daughter, Debbie Savala-Pomona; 17 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Peyton High School, 18320 Main St., Peyton. Pikes Peak Funeral and Cremation Services, 3825 Airport Road, 596-3842, is handling arrangements.

Savala, Juan
Juan Savala - World Independent - August 12, 1946 - Juan Savala, long time stockman and rancher of Huerfano County died at his home on West Tenth Street Sunday afternoon. He was born in Monterey, Old Mexico June 24, 1867, and had been a resident of the county for the past 45 years. Survivors include his widow, Clara, of the family home; three sons, Bonnie and Sammy, both of Walsenburg, and Al of California; five daughters, Mrs. Stella Martinez of Raton, N.M., Mrs. Polly Peralta of Pueblo; Mrs. Frances Chavez of Lascar; and Mrs. Annie Sanchez and Mrs. Nora Barron, both of California; also by fourteen grandchildren. Rosary services will be this evening at the Furphy chapel at 7:30. Funeral services will be Tuesday (tomorrow) morning at 9:30 at the Furphy mortuary and at the St. Mary church at 10 o'clock, where High Mass will be said. Interment will be in the St. Mary cemetery, under the direction of Furphy's.

Savarino, Dorothy
Dorothy Savarino - Pueblo Chieftain - June 20, 2004 - Dorothy Savarino, 81, passed away June 16, 2004. Born Jan. 18, 1923, in Valdez, Colo., to Geraldando and Rose Savarino. She was a member of the Business Women of America Association, retiring after many years of employment with Western Union. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, John Savarino; and brothers-in-law, Phil Taullie and Iggie Alessi. She is survived by her sisters, Mary Alessi, Chicago, Ill.; Stella (Ernest) Mehle and Steffie Taullie; brother, Joe Savarino; sister-in-law, Lucile Savarino; aunt, Steffie (Tom) West, all of Pueblo; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food.

Savarino, John A.
John A. Savarino - Pueblo Chieftain - January 27, 2000 - John A. Savarino passed away Jan. 24, 2001. He was born on May 9, 1928, in Trinidad, Colo., to Gerlando and Rose Savarino. Mr. Savarino is survived by his wife, Lucile; daughter, Cheryl (Randy) Ford; granddaughter, Elizabeth "Beth" Ford; grandson, Brett Ford; brother, Joe Savarino; sisters, Mary (Nick) Alessi, Stella (Ernie) Mehle, Dorothy Savarino and Steffie Taullie; aunts, Steffie (Tom) West and Stella Daurio; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Savarino was a well-known local singer and served with the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was employed at O'Brien Printing Company for approximately 30 years, then at Rocky Mountain Bank Note Company for 10 years. John was a member of the Columbian Federation and Our Lady of the Assumption Church where services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27. Interment immediately following at Roselawn Cemetery. Viewing, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.

Savigh, George
George Savigh - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - May 12, 1916 - Man Falls Ninety Feet and Dies - Pueblo - George Savigh, 34, a Servian, died at the Minnequa hospital as the result of a ninety-foot fall from the top of one of the blast furnaces at the steel works. Pete Medokovich, who was struck by the body of Savigh, is in serious condition.

Savo, Michael
Michael Savo - Yampa Leader - December 30, 1910 - Michael Savo, a fireman at the Pueblo smelter, was fatally injured by a boiler on which he was working exploded.

Savoy, Fred Albert
Fred Albert Savoy - Pueblo Chieftain - July 23, 2006 - Fred Albert Savoy, 77, passed away July 14, 2006. Born Jan. 10, 1929, in Crested Butte, Colo. Preceded by siblings, Joseph Savoy and Rose Marie Morrow Williams. Survived by siblings, Alice Lesser, Marion Savoy; sister-in-law, Peggy Savoy; children, Judy Alexander (Star), Fred (Jennifer), Jerry Wayne, and Kimberly (Jerry) Trimble; stepchildren, Bryan (Kathy) Ficker, Beth and Audrey Ficker; nine grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; one great-great-niece, Mikaela; his special friend, Millie Carter; sister-in-law, Peggy Savoy; and a host of Loyal Eagles and Camp Group. Fred enjoyed dancing, playing cards, trips to Cripple Creek and the many functions at the Eagle Lodge No. 145. He was a loyal officer of the lodge for many years. Fred retired from Tallman Oil Co. and Laison. At his request, cremation with no viewing. Memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday, July 29, at Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Inurnment Crested Butte Cemetery.

Savoy, Jacqueline June
Jacqueline June Savoy - Pueblo Chieftain - June 02, 2006 - Jacqueline June Savoy passed away May 27, 2006, in Pueblo, surrounded by loved ones. Jacqueline was born Dec. 29, 1922, in Woodston, Kan., to Jack B. Boyd and Ruth Smith Boyd. She loved her family, gardening, reading, fishing and crocheting. Jacqueline was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Levi McBride; daughter, Sherry L. Duff; brother, William Boyd; sister, Thelma Ritchie; mother-in-law, Mary Savoy; brother-in-law, Joe Savoy; sister-in-law, Rosie Williams; and her longtime friend, Marie Mahaffey. Her survivors include her husband, Marion A. Savoy of Pueblo; daughters, Melody (Gary) Hendrix of Parker, Colleen (Fred) Quintana of Pueblo, and Toni (Jim) Comiskey of Silt, Colo.; stepson, Jack (Doris) McBride of Burlington, Kan.; eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Gracie Baumhardt of Simla, Colo., Judy (W.D.) Davidson of Dry Prong, La., and Beverly (Carl) LaMoine of Colfax, La.; her brother, Willard Boyd of Pueblo; her beloved dog, Sapoto; and numerous other relatives. At her request, no viewing or service. Cremation, Davis Crematory.

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

Sawyer, Chester L.
Chester L. Sawyer - Pueblo Chieftain - December 29, 1998 - Chester L. Sawyer, 80, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord Dec. 26, 1998, as the result of an automobile accident. Born Feb. 20, 1918. Mr. Sawyer retired from Rio Grande Railroad after 42 years of service. He was a veteran of World War II- member of Pueblo Christian Center- and Club 6, a Retired Railroad Association. Preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy M. Sawyer in 1996. He is survived by children, Wilbur (Sheila) Sawyer of Colorado Springs, Shirley Sawyer, Pueblo- brother, James (Mary) Sawyer- sister, Helen Warner- four grandsons and two great-granddaughters. Visitation at the funeral home from noon until 7 p.m. on Tuesday with funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, 1998, at Pueblo Christian Center with interment in Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Sawyer, Tilda V.
Tilda V. Sawyer - Pueblo Chieftain - November 06, 2001 - Tilda V. Sawyer, 100, of Winfield, Kan., died Oct. 31, 2001, at Cumbernauld Village in Winfield. She was born March 5, 1901, in Floral, Kan., to Robert and Rose Ella (Yarbrough) Hart. She attended local schools and graduated from Winfield High School. She married Roy Sawyer in 1921; he preceded her in death June 1, 1959. Also preceded in death by daughter, Jean Shue. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Mehl, Bradenton, Fla.; sister, Ada Dicken, Chapman, Kan.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was a bookkeeper and office manager for Colorado Engraving Co. in Pueblo, Colo. She returned to the Winfield area in 1990. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Winfield. Cremation has been affected. A memorial service was held on Nov. 3 at Swisher-Taylor & Morris Chapel, Winfield. Inurnment at a later date in Floral Cemetery.

Sawyers, Kimberley
Kimberley West Sawyers - Pueblo Chieftain - September 23, 1997 - Kimberley West Sawyers, beloved wife of Kelly Sawyers and treasured daughter of John and Willa West, died at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs Sept. 22 after a valiant four year battle with cancer. She was 29. Kimberley was born in Yakima, Wash., Feb. 8, 1968. She married her best friend, Kelly Sawyers, on Feb. 4, 1997, the day after she relapsed with leukemia. She became a Registered Dental Hygienist in 1989, graduating from Pueblo Community College, a profession she enjoyed and took great pride in. She loved many things. She was a planner and traveler, a shopper and a decorator. She loved her family and friends, her pets and she was quite fond of her new car. Although she loved her job, her main goal in life was to marry and have children. She squeezed every bit of life she could out of the short time she was given. She is survived by her husband, Kelly Sawyers of Colorado Springs, Colo.- her parents, John and Willa West of Rocky Ford, Colo.- brother, Todd West of Juneau, Alaska- grandmother, Janet West of Sheridan, Wyo.- aunts and uncles, Bonnie Nichols, Sol Dotna, Alaska, Athena and James Ballek of San Jose, Calif., Thea and John Kreis of Washington, D.C., and Zoe Vittitoe of Sheridan, Wyo.- and cousins and numerous dear friends whose lives she touched and who will never forget her. The family respectfully requests memorials to Arkansas Valley Hospice, 118 W. Fourth in La Junta, Colo. 81050. Service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, 1997, at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Rocky Ford.

Saxton, John M.
John M. Saxton - Wray Rattler - February 11, 1915 - Cousin of McKinley Dies in Pueblo - John M. Saxton, fifty-seven, a first cousin by marriage of the late President McKinley, died at his home here. He was a brother of Charles E. Saxton, cashier of the Western National bank.

Saxton, Patricia J.
Patricia J. Saxton - Pueblo Chieftain - August 14, 2005 - Patricia J. Saxton, completed her journey in life on Aug. 11, 2005, after 77 years. Her legacy is left to Jack (Francis Melbourne) Saxton of Pueblo; children, Mike (Cindy) Saxton, Kathy Marlowe, Tom (Loretta Green) Saxton, Mary Beth (Ed) Meier, Jean (Frank) Hossack, Denise Saxton, and John Saxton; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation and video tribute, 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Christ the King Church.

Sayles, L. V.
L. V. Sayles – Pueblo Colorado Daily Chieftain – July 2, 1873 – Thomas W. Sayles, one of the worthy business men of this city, has met with a sad bereavement by the death of his brother L. V. Sayles, who died at South Franklin, Massachusetts on the 17th of last month. The deceased contemplated visiting Colorado this summer in search of health and change of scenery, and would have started for our salubrious country on the first of July if he had not been summoned to “that country from whose bourne no traveler returns.” Mr. Sayles has the sympathy of numerous friends in this hour of trouble.



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