The Tri-County Obituary Project

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

The Tri-County Obituary Project Coordinator is Louise Adams .
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Schramm, William R. Jr.
William (Bill) R. Schramm Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - March 19, 2006 - William (Bill) R. Schramm Jr., 62, passed away March 16, 2006, following a brief illness. Survived by son Steve and daughter Lisa, both of Florida, and brother Steve of Ohio. Bill was a salesman and lot manager of TLC Auto Sales for over 20 years. He will be sadly missed by all of his friends and extended family members. Cremation has taken place.

Schreiber, Alta M.
Alta Marie Schreiber - Huerfano World - December 2, 1993 - Alta Marie Schreiber, 86, died Nov. 24, 1993 in Walsenburg after a long illness. Born Nov. 8, 1907 in Vaughnsville, OH, she married Charles T. Schreiber Oct. 26, 1926 in Lima, OH. She came to Walsenburg in 1971 after living in Detroit, Ml, for almost 20 years. She was a member of St. Mary Church and Tabernacle Society. Survivors include her children, Erlyne Klinker and Nancy Ross, Walsenburg, Marguerite Schreiber, Detroit and Lewis Schreiber, Lima, OH; a sister, Leone Radcliffe, Toledo, OH; 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral mass was from St. Mary, Church in Walsenburg. Cremation with interment of ashes at a later date in North St. Mary Cemetery.

Schreiber, Lewis F.
Lewis F. Schreiber - Huerfano World - February 20, 2003 - Lewis F. Schreiber, 72, died Feb. 20, 2003 at his home in Lima, OH. He was born June 13, 1930 in Lima, OH, to Alta M. Hayden Schreiber and Charles T. Schreiber. He married Patricia A. Schreiber on July 24, 1948, who survives. He also is survived by sons, Rick L. (Mary Jo) Schreiber, of Cridersville, OH, and Gary L. Schreiber, of Fairborn, OH; sisters, Nancy L. (Pete) Ross, of Denver, and Marguerite Schreiber, of Walsenburg; and four grandchildren, Tamara Sawmiller, Glen Wheeler, Lisa Pratt and Erin Britt. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Erlyne Klinker. Mr. Schreiber coached many years for the Optimist Little League, Pony League baseball and Lima Midget Football. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf and thoroughly enjoyed his family and many friends. He was an avid softball player. Services were held Feb. 22, 2003 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lima, OH. Arrangements by Siferd Funeral Homes Westwood Chapel.

Schreiber, Patricia A.
Patricia A. Schreiber - Huerfano World - January 8, 2004 - Patricia A. Schreiber, 72, of Lima, OH, died at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004 at St. Rita's Medical Center; Lima. She was born Sept. 2, 1931 in Upper Sandusky, OH, to Paul Payne and Frances Swayze Payne, who preceded her in death. On July 24, 1948 she married Lewis F. Schreiber, who preceded her in death Feb. 20, 2003. Mrs. Schreiber had been a cashier at Rumer's Market for 17 years. She then was the office manager of Rogers jewelers until her retirement. She then operated the post office at Weichart's Pharmacy, all in Lima. She was a member of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lima, Based and a member of the America Business Women's' Association. She was a 1948 graduate of Lima South High School. Surviving are her two sons, Rick L. (Mary Jo) Schreiber, of Cridersville, OH, and Gary L. Schreiber, of Fairborn, OH; four grandchildren, Tamara Sawmiller, Glen Wheeler, Lisa Pratt and Erin Britt; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Beverly Shaffer, of Lima; sisters-in-law, Nancy (Pete) Ross, of Denver, and Marguerite Schreiber, of Walsenburg; a brother-in-law, Donald Klinker, of Lakeview, OH; and many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. She loved her family and her friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister-in-law, Erlyne Klinker; and three nephews, Gregory Shaffer, Randall Shaffer and Michael Ross. Funeral services were at I p.m. Monday at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, with Rev. Robert Gibson officiating. Entombment followed in Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita's Hospice or the charity of the donor's choice. The family would especially like to thank Kristi and Stephanie and Debbie Risner for their special care and attention towards Patricia.

Schreiber, Seiko
Seiko Schreiber - Pueblo Chieftain - August 26, 1998 - Seiko Schreiber passed away Aug. 20, 1998, as the result of an auto accident in Colorado Springs. She was born March 14, 1931, in Tokyo, Japan, and had lived in Pueblo since 1986. Seiko was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Schreiber, in 1983. Her survivors include her daughters, Tianna (Chuck) Gill of Fort Collins, S. Winter Schreiber of Pueblo- son, Jay (Candice) Schreiber of Pueblo- sister, Mitsuko Ohinata of California- brothers, Haruyuki and Masaji Ohinata of Japan- grandchildren, Jennifer and Daniel Gill, and Micah and Jason Schreiber- as well as close family friends, John Appelhans and Michael Strobel. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. A will be held at 5 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1998, in the Davis Memorial Chapel. Those wishing to do so may make contributions in memory of Seiko to Rocky Mountain, Llama and Alpaca Association, through the mortuary.

Schreivogel, Lillian Annetta
Lillian Annetta Schreivogel Pueblo Chieftain - January 01, 2002 - Age 82, passed away Dec. 30, 2001. Survived by her daughter, Sharon (John E.) Painter of Lakewood, Colo.; grandchildren, D. J. Painter and Michael Painter; brother, Julius J. (Dorothy) Molthan of Pueblo; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, George A. Schreivogel on Feb. 20, 1995. Born March 27, 1919, in Pueblo, Colo., where she resided until moving to the Denver area in 1997. Lillian Annette was very involved in the Pueblo community. She was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church, former president of Parkview hospital Auxiliary, a volunteer at the Rosemount Museum, a member of PEO, Chapter AU, Pueblo County Historical Society and numerous Bridge clubs. She will lie in state at the funeral home Wednesday from noon until 6 p.m., with the family receiving friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 701 W. Evans, with Pastor Randy Bolt officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Those who desire may make memorials to the Trinity Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, through the funeral home.

Schreur, Kathleen
Kathleen "Kay" Schreur - Pueblo Chieftain - March 09, 2006 - Kathleen "Kay" Schreur, made her transition on March 7, 2006. She is survived by her husband, Hal Schreur; sons, Glen Grizzel, Jay Grizzel, David Grizzel and Joseph Grizzel. She is also survived by two brothers and 15 grandchildren. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Sept. 6, 1919. She has lived in Pueblo since 1978. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2006, at the Center for Inner Peace, located on the corner of Craig and 15th Street.

Schriner, Edna Pearl
Edna Pearl Schriner - Cortez Journal July 4, 2004 - Edna Pearl Schriner was born Sept. 15, 1907, in Woodward, Okla., to Harry B. and Verna Iola (Davis) Nixon. She died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at the Vista Grande Nursing Home at the age of 96. In 1935 Edna married Roland A. Schriner at Walsenburg, Colo. She was a homemaker who enjoyed fishing and crocheting. Surviving Edna are her two children: Nettie Mae Waters of Atlanta, Texas, and Keith Loyal Hart and wife, Nancy, of Cortez. Her stepson, Roland Schriner, of Castle Rock, Colo., also survives Edna. She leaves six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren; as well as her sister, Margaret "Peggy" Wharton of Canon City, Colo. She is preceded in death by her husband, Roland A. Schriner; and her brother and sister, Archie Lee Nixon and Helen Wells. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled through the Ertel Funeral Home.

Schrock, Ella A.
Ella A. Schrock - Pueblo Chieftain - May 12, 2004 - Ella A. Schrock, 89, passed away May 10, 2004, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by her parents, John and Ella Schrock; brothers, Lawrence, Arthur and Homer Schrock; sister, Lydia Schueler; and good friend, Margaret Russell. Survived by niece, Donna Jewett of New York; niece, Roberta Schueler, and nephew, Robert Schueler Jr., both of Ohio; niece, Virginia Goodhunt of Pueblo; and numerous great-nieces and -nephews. Ella was born Feb. 25, 1915, in Footville, Ohio, the fourth of five children. She graduated from Ohio State University in 1939, and also earned her masters in art from Western Reserve University in 1958. Ella pursued her life-long interest in education and art by teaching for 34 years in Wellington, Medina, Cleveland and Shaker Heights, Ohio. Upon retirement in 1974, she and Margaret Russell moved to Pueblo West. In 1982, they moved to Presbyterian Towers. Ella volunteered at El Pueblo Museum, the arts center and Presbyterian Towers. At her request, there will be no viewing or service. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Her cremains will be interred in Cleveland, Ohio. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home.

Schrock, Gary A.
Gary A. Schrock - Pueblo Chieftain - October 18, 2005 - Gary A. Schrock, 69, passed away Oct. 15, 2005. Survived by his wife of 48 years, Shirley Schrock; children, Sheldon Schrock, Greg (Jean) Schrock, Shanna (Kenny) Hernandez and Troy (Robyn) Schrock, all of Pueblo; siblings, Bonnie (Bob) Fike, California; Maurine Yeager, Kansas; Vinita Beuttgenbach, Kansas, and Phil (Marilyn) Schrock, California; grandchildren, Deidre Schrock, Christopher Rushing, Amanda Rushing, Stephanie Schrock, Alan Schrock, Kimberly Bartholomew, Devon Bartholomew, Erin Schrock and Erick Schrock; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Glen and Sylvia Schrock; brothers, Clair, Maurice and Harold Schrock; and sister, Eldine Neill. Gary was born Nov. 12, 1935, in Selden, Kan. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. He attended schools in Rexford, Kan., and graduated from Fort Hays State University in 1965. At the time of his death, Gary was an accountant for Rice Root Accounting. Member of Pueblo Kiwanis, past president of National Association of Accountants and served on the board of Crossroads Turning Point. Viewing from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the family present. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, at Temple Baptist Church, 3030 Thatcher Blvd., with Chaplain Melinda Baber officiating. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team and entombment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Those who desire may make memorials to Kiwanis Foundation or Sangre de Cristo Hospice through Montgomery & Steward.

Schroeder, Albert G.
Albert G. Schroeder - Pueblo Chieftain - October 18, 1987 - Albert G. Schroeder, 90, of Route 1, East Sixth St., Las Animas, died Oct. 17, 1987. Mr. Schroeder is survived by three sons, Albert (June) Schroeder Jr. of Lamar, Robert W. (Maxine) Schroeder of Farmington, N.M., James H. Schroeder of Las Animas; two daughters, Iola (Jack) Woods of Las Animas, Jennie (Darol) Crays of Beaumont, Texas; one sister, Dora Earley of Denver; 14 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at United Methodist Church in Las Animas. Interment, Las Animas Cemetery. Family requests memorials to the United Methodist Church Music Fund.

Schroeder, Delmar H.
Delmar H. "Del" Schroeder - Pueblo Chieftain - May 09, 2006 - Delmar H. "Del" Schroeder went home to the Lord on Sunday, May 7, 2006, at the veteran's home in Walsenburg. He was born July 13, 1925, on a farm in Bushton, Kan., and accepted the Lord as his savior at the age of 13. In May of 1943, he graduated from Lyons High School and in November of that year he entered the V12 Air Force Program at the University of California and was stationed in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., where he was later deployed to serve his country in the Naval Air Corp in the South Pacific during WWII. In 1950 and 1951, he was employed building the U.S. Air Base in Thule, Greenland. He married Jo Jean Rambo on Aug. 25, 1946. They spent 39 years in Estes Park, Colo., where they raised their family before moving to California for eight years and then most recently to Pueblo, where they spent the last 13 years. Delmar was active in real estate and various other businesses. He was an active member of numerous community organizations both in Estes Park and Pueblo including Gideon's, Rotary, the Masonic Lodge and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Pueblo, where he spent the last years of his life. Del was a loving husband, father and Granddad. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, whom he lovingly referred to as "Jose," Jo Jean Rambo Schroeder; two children, Linda Jo (Bill) Hendren of Pueblo and Craig (Linda Sue) Schroeder of Aurora; seven grandchildren, Arica (Brett) Lococo of Sidney, Neb., Shelly (Jared) Caffey of Rome, N.Y., Stacey (Ted) Collas of Colorado Springs, Lory (Eric) Anderson of Clarksville, Tenn., Jay (Heather) Hendren of Greeley, Brian (Stephanie) Schroeder of Aurora and Brent Schroeder; and 15 great-grandchildren. We all miss him dearly. Cremation, Davis Crematory. Graveside service, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2006, in the veterans section of the Imperial Cemetery with military honors provided by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Craig Schroeder Support Fund (Del and Jo's son), who is suffering from a life threatening disease. Please make contributions through the mortuary office.

Schroer, Joseph Charles
Joseph Charles Schroer - Denver Rocky Mountain News - July 26, 1999 - Joseph Charles Schroer, 81, of Evergreen died July 14. Mr. Schroer was born in Walsenburg on July 3, 1918. He married Olive Snell, 1939. He was a retired diesel mechanic for Cummins Diesel Engines. He was a member of the International Association of Machinists. Survivors include brother Fred of Denver.

Schroyer, H. Mae
H. Mae Chamberlin Schroyer - Pueblo Chieftain - September 26, 1998 - H. Mae Chamberlin Schroyer, 84, passed away Sept. 24, 1998. Preceded in death by her husbands, Bill Schroyer and John Chamberlin- by her sisters, Dorothy Tatro and Clarabelle Hammond- and by her brothers, George and Joe Leffler. Survived by her children, John (Vivian) Dolman, Pueblo, Nick Kochevar, Sacramento, Calif., David Kochevar, Pueblo- seven grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren- brother, Robert L. (Ann) Leffler Sr., of Pueblo- and numerous nieces and nephews. Member, First Baptist Church, Eagles Aerie No. 145, and Fidelity Chapter, Order of Eastern Star No. 144. She was the former owner of Mae's Pie Shop and loved to dance. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Monday, at Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. At her request, there will be no viewing.

Schrum, Claus W.
Claus W. Schrum - Denver Post - August 19, 1996 - Claus W. Schrum, Deer Trail farmer, 81 - Claus W. Schrum of Deer Trail, a farmer, died Wednesday in Walsenburg. He was 81. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Baptist Church of Deer Trail. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Schrum was born Feb. 24, 1915, in Rendsburg, Germany. His family moved to the United States in 1923. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in England as a cook. He married Barbara Koepke in 1974. She preceded him in death in 1982. He is survived by four sisters, Katie Pemberton, Elizabeth, Margaret Hall, Black Forest, Liselottie Newman, Byers, and Anna Marie Vanscoy, Wyoming; and a brother, Tom, New Mexico.

Schrum, Harold Martin
Harold Martin Schrum - Pueblo Chieftain - March 23, 1999 - Harold Martin Schrum, 74, passed away March 21, 1999. Survived by his wife, Olive Jean Schrum- children, Debbie (Rob) Gill, Delbert L. (Becky) Haning, Amy Haning and Andy (Karri) Haning- six grandchildren- one great-grandson- sister, Claudia Esquibel of Colorado Springs- and numerous nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother. Mr. Schrum was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in World War II. He retired from the PAD and was the former owner of Christmas Tree Ceramics. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Viewing, noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association in his memory.

Schubert, Walter W.
Walter W. Schubert - Pueblo Chieftain - July 10, 1997 - Walter W. Schubert, 84, longtime Crowley County farmer and cattleman, died Monday, July 7. Services, 10 a.m. Friday, Trinity Lutheran Church in Fowler. Burial in the Fowler Cemetery. Visitation, 2 to 8 p.m. today at the Fowler Funeral Home. Memorials to his church may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Schuester, James Eugene
James Eugene Schuester - Pueblo Chieftain - October 30, 2001 - James Eugene Schuester, 65, affectionately known as "Uncle Jim," departed this life Oct. 27, 2001, at Parkview Medical Center. Born Jan. 26, 1936, in Toledo, Ohio. He was the founder of Schuester's Printing Company. Graduated from Northwestern College. Served in the U.S. Army. He retired from the U.S. Postal System in Ohio, owned and operated Schuester's Printing from 1979, retiring in 1996. He was an avid sports fan. In college, he played varsity baseball and hockey. He liked the stock market and was a faithful day trader. Uncle Jim loved his animals; one promotion for the print shop was he gave away white mice with a purchase. He always had his five dachshunds, Wewe, Pewee, Winnie, Dennie and Sweetpea, with him at all times. They were his faithful companions. Preceded in death by his parents, Clayton and Wardena (Aldridge) Schuester; a brother, John Schuester; and his beloved wife, Lois Marie (Rectenwald) Schuester, in 1969. He leaves to cherish his memory his children, Jim (Twila) Schuester, Fairbanks, Alaska, Jeff (Smey) Schuester and Beth Ann (Ron) Palma, all of Pueblo; five grandchildren, Clayton, Travis, Cassie, Zachary and Kragen; a sister, Jane Schuester, Toledo, Ohio; numerous friends and business associates. Visitation, noon until 7 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rev. J. William Huber, celebrant. Interment, Ottawa Hills Memorial Park, Toledo, Ohio. The Schuester family will receive friends at the Cathedral Community Hall following the Mass.

Schuh, Cletus
Cletus "Nick" Schuh - Pueblo Chieftain - January 29, 1987 - Cletus "Nick" Schuh, passed away Jan. 27, 1987, at a local hospital. Funeral Mass, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 1987, Sacred Heart Cathedral. Interment, Springfield, Ill. Full notice later.

Schulker, Merrillee F.
Merrillee F. Schulker - Pueblo Chieftain - July 23, 2006 - Merrillee F. Schulker, 78, passed away July 21, 2006. She is survived by her son, John (Linda) Schulker. A private memorial service will be held.

Schultz, Barbara L.
Barbara L. Schultz - Pueblo Chieftain - January 23, 1987 - Barbara L. Schultz was born Sept. 3, 1934, and passed away Jan. 20, 1987. Wife of R.J. Black Schultz. Mother of Cynthia, R.J. II, Bruce and Karl Schultz. Also survived by mother-in-law, Nyla Schultz; brother-in-law, John Schultz, and sister-in-law, Mary Jane Schultz; three nieces, one nephew, two aunts and an uncle. Resident of Pueblo for 15 years, she was an active member of Central Christian Church, where she served as a past president of Christian Women's Fellowship, member of the choir and served on other church committees. She was a registered nurse prior to her marriage to Dr. Schultz in 1958. Past president of both the Pueblo Symphony Guild and Pueblo County Medical Society Auxiliary, as well as the Colorado Medical Society Auxiliary. Member of GO Chapter of the PEG Sisterhood. Services at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Central Christian Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family prefers contributions to Central Christian Church or the American Cancer Society through the funeral home office. She will lie in state from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and from 9 a.m. to service time Saturday at the church.

Schultz, Bert
Bert "Bob" Schultz - Pueblo Chieftain - June 01, 1986 - Bert "Bob" Schultz, resident of Beulah, passed away unexpectedly May 29, 1986, at the family home. A U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. He was a member of Silver State Lodge No. 95 AF&AM. Husband of Elsie M. Schultz. Father of Peter Schultz of Los Angeles, Calif.; Stephen (Alys) Schultz of Virginia Beach, Va.; and Margaret (Darryl) Murray of Beulah. Brother of Martha Coozey of San Diego, Calif. Grandfather of Micah, Taviri, Melissa, Ruth, Sarah, and Raoul. At his request, cremation. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Monday at Ascension Episcopal Church with the Rev. Robert L. Schelling officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Beulah Ambulance Service, Box 123, Beulah, Colo., 81023, or to the charity of your choice. The family may be contacted at the home of Margaret Murray in Beulah.

Schultz, Grace F.
Grace F. Schultz - Pueblo Chieftain - August 14, 1997 - Grace F. Schultz passed away Aug. 9, 1997. Born on July 26, 1908, Gibbon, Neb. She was a Pueblo resident since 1930. Preceded in death by her husband, Carl O. Schultz, Nov. 1, 1980. Survived by children, Raymond (Margie) Schultz, Denver, Frank Schultz, of the family home, Virginia Sisnroy, Hotchkiss, Colo., and Alice Threadgill, of the family home- grandsons, Roderick (Carol) Threadgill, McKinney, Texas, and Terry (Julia) Threadgill, Atlanta, Ga.- and numerous other grandchildren- great-grandchildren- and great-great-grandchildren- and numerous nieces and nephews- and daughter-in-law, Janet Miller also survive. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Friday at Roselawn Cemetery with Rev. Earleen Cornell, Divine Science Church officiating. Arrangements by Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth.

Schultz, Mary
Mrs. Mary Schultz - Pueblo Chieftain - February 6, 1964 - Mrs. Mary Schultz, 819 E. Eighth, Feb. 5. Wife of Charles J. Schultz. Mother of Mrs. Alice Jane Fox, Akron, Ohio, and Robert A. Schultz, Pueblo. Survived also by one grandchild. Member of St. Leander Parish. Employed in the nursing service at Colorado State Hospital. Recitation of the Rosary, Friday, 7 p.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel. Requiem High Mass Saturday, 10:30 a.m. St. Leander Church. Interment Gate of Heaven, Roselawn.

Schultz, Nora Ann
Nora Ann Pena Schultz - Pueblo Chieftain - April 06, 2006 - Nora Ann Pena Schultz, 61, passed away April 3, 2006. Nora was born on March 7, 1945, in San Luis, Colo., to the union of Porfirio and Mary Velasquez. The family moved to Pueblo when she was 4 years old. She was the second eldest of seven children. Nora is survived by her husband, R. J. Black Schultz, M.D.; mother, Mary Velasquez; children, Jacqueline Alexander of Toronto, Canada; USAF Major James (Lena) Pena, stationed at McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey, and Jason Pena of Pueblo West; grandchildren, Regan Pena of Pueblo, Briana and Brisa Pena of McGuire AFB, N.J., all children of James Pena, and Justice Pena of Pueblo West, son of Jason Pena; siblings, Terri Alcarez of Colorado Springs, Colo., Josephine (Frank) Hernandez of Dana Point, Calif., Edward (Carol) Velasquez of Placerville, Calif., George Velasquez of Auburn, Calif. and Debbie Velasquez of San Diego, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by father, Porfirio Velasquez; and her sister, Vera Quintana. Nora graduated from East High School in 1962 and from nurse's training at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital in 1965. She attended the University of Southern Colorado in 1979-80, earning credits towards a teaching degree. In November 1965, she married Floyd Pena Jr.; the marriage ended in divorce. On April 27, 2002, she married R.J. Black Schultz, M.D. Nora was a member of Christ the King Church, where she served on the Parish Council and was president of the Women's Altar Society in 1977-78. She served as the chairperson of the Cookbook Committee when Christ the King celebrated its 25th anniversary in 1976. She taught elementary and high school religious education classes there on a volunteer basis through the years. She also served as president of the East High Booster's Club when her children attended school there. During her professional career, she worked at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital, the Pueblo Community Health Center and at the Pueblo Housing Authority as the Family Self-Sufficiency Program Coordinator. She also served on the Board of Directors of Spanish Peaks Mental Health Center and Pueblo County United Way Board of Trustees. She served as president of Women Spirit, a local women's organization dedicated to educating the public of women's issues. She and Linda Roof initiated the YWCA Chocolate Indulgence to assist in fund-raising for the YWCA Family Crisis Shelter. Nora was also very active in local politics. She will lie in state from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, April 7, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, April 8, 2006, at Christ the King Church, 1708 Horseshoe Dr., with the Very Rev. Father Tom Adrians as celebrant. A reception will follow the funeral Mass in the parish hall. Those who desire may make memorials in lieu of flowers to the YWCA Family Crisis Shelter through Montgomery & Steward funeral directors.

Schultz, Nyla
Nyla Black Schultz - Pueblo Chieftain - November 06, 2005 - Nyla Black Schultz, age 95, passed away on Nov. 5, 2005, after a brief illness. She was born in Peru, Kan., on March 15, 1910, to Roy Jeffrey and Clara (Henson) Black. She married Henry J. Schultz July 11, 1931. He preceded her in death in 1980. Two sisters, Lois LeMaster of Phoenix, Ariz., and Isabel Palmer of Coffeyville, Kan., also preceded her in death. She is survived by two sons, Dr. R.J. Black (Nora) Schultz of Pueblo and Dr. John E. (Mary Jane) Schultz of Fulton, Mo. Other survivors include her six grandchildren, Dr. R.J. (Janice) Schultz and Bruce Schultz, of Pueblo; Karl (Stephanie) Schultz of Nashville, Tenn.; Johnny (Debbie) Schultz, of Bloomington, Ill.; Betsy (Steve) Humphreys and Margaret (Bill) Beggs of St. Louis, Mo. Her eight great-grandchildren are Elizabeth and Emily Schultz, Katherine and Sarah Humphreys, Henry and Olivia Beggs, and Bowen and Connor Schultz. One niece, Roya (Glenn) Bowlus of Phoenix, Ariz., and one nephew, Jim (Wanda) Palmer of Naples, Fla., also survive her. Nyla had been living with her son, Dr. R.J. Black Schultz, in Pueblo since May 2005. She previously lived in Fulton, Mo., for six years, and before that in Coffeyville, Kan.; Lakeland, Fla.; Callaway County, Mo.; Valley Falls, Kan., and Nowata, Okla. She was an avid book reader and had a wonderful sense of adventure. When she was in her early twenties, she drove cross-country with her mother and best friend from Nowata, Okla., to southern California to see the ocean and visit relatives when roads barely existed. It was a thrill she remembered her entire lifetime. She enrolled at the University of Kansas Medical School to pursue a nursing degree. She was one of the first graduates of their practical nursing program. With her LPN degree, she worked at the Ellis Fischell Cancer Research Hospital in Columbia, Mo., and after moving to Florida with her husband, Henry, a former school teacher, coach and farmer, she was employed at the Lakeland Memorial Hospital for a number of years. After retiring, they returned to Coffeyville, Kan. Viewing, at the funeral home from noon to 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. until service time on Tuesday. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Dr. David Chambers officiating.

Schultz, Raymond C.
Raymond C. Schultz - Pueblo Chieftain - January 01, 2006 - Raymond C. Schultz, June 18, 1929 to Dec. 14, 2005. Predeceased by parents, Carl and Grace Schultz, and baby daughter. Survived by children, Debbie (Stan) Prough, Mike Schultz, Jim (Denise) Schultz, Darryl (Sue) Schultz, Karin (John) Apjoke; ex-wife, Janet (Miller) Schultz; four grandchildren, Misty, Kelli, Matt and Steven; two great-grandchildren, Scott and Melissa; sisters, Alice Threadgill, Virginia Sisnroy; and brother, Frank Schultz.

Schultz, Robert C.
Robert C. Schultz - Pueblo Chieftain - August 23, 2004 - Robert C. Schultz, 83, passed away Aug. 20, 2004, in Pueblo. Private graveside service at Fort Logan National Cemetery.

Schultz, Victor
Victor Schultz - Pueblo Chieftain - November 14, 1999 - Victor Schultz, 101, was born in Lorton, Neb., Sept. 20, 1898, and passed away Nov. 12, 1999, at IHS Nursing Home. He retired from the State Hospital Dairy. He was also a member of the Elks. Survived by loving wife, Virginia, of Divide, Colo.; children, Ray (Joann) Schultz of Pueblo West and Glen Schultz of Highland, Calif.; and by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Public viewing will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rose Chapel with Charlene Nimmo officiating. Interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Schultz, Yvonne A.
Yvonne A. (Ball) Schultz - Pueblo Chieftain - September 15, 2004 - Yvonne A. (Ball) Schultz, 77, departed this life Sept. 12, 2004. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Schultz; son, William Schultz; and brother, Arthur Ball. She is survived by her children, Vincent (Cindie) Schultz, Richard (Jerry) Schultz and Nancy (Paul) Pullaro; grandchildren, Vincent Jr., Michael, Lisa, Courtney and Kacey Schultz, Samantha and Amanda Pullaro; and three great-grandchildren. Also survived by her sister, Nancy (James) Hale. She was born in Pueblo on March 21, 1927, and graduated from Central High School in 1945. After marriage, she lived with her husband in Connecticut where their children were born. She returned to Colorado in 1965 with her family and devoted herself to being a loving mother, not only to her own children, but anyone who needed the joy of unconditional love. When you remember Yvonne you can't help but think of her love for animals, her talent for baking and her green thumb. Yvonne enjoyed being an active person in the community throughout her life, most notably she loved being a foster grandparent at Heritage Elementary School. She lived a life dedicated to God and was a loyal member of Ascension Episcopal Church and Daughters of the King. Thank you to the wonderful staff and special friends at Life Care Center who took such great care of Yvonne. Memorial service, noon Thursday, Ascension Episcopal Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Yvonne's name to the Pueblo Animal Shelter, the Pueblo Zoo, or Southern Colorado Spay and Neuter Clinic.

Schultz-Klein, Ethel
Ethel L. Schultz-Klein - Pueblo Chieftain - March 26, 2002 - Age 90, of Pueblo, passed away March 24, 2002. She was preceded in death by her late husbands, Charles Schultz and Frank Klein, and son, David Schultz. Mrs. Klein was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her life was complete when surrounded by her family. Ethel loved nature and enjoyed God's beauty in all things, whether it be in the mountains, the desert of Arizona or on the plains. She was a member of King of Kings Lutheran Church. She spent many years as a bookkeeper for Sinton Dairy Company, Ladd Lumber Company and the Pueblo Country Club. Survived by sons Dick (Betty) Schultz and Dan (Helen) Schultz; daughter-in-law, Barbara Schultz; grandchildren, Kris (Bret) Stowers, Greg Schultz, Dawn (Stan) McFall, Sandy Littlefield, Shawn (Peggy Collins) Schultz, Robyn (John) Cade and Raymond Schultz; great-grandchildren, Cody, Kevin, Tonya, Cole, Casey, Kai, Dakotah, Michael and Charles; as well as extended family, Thelma and Kay Gillen. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, 2002, at King of Kings Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the King of Kings Lutheran Church in memory of Mrs. Klein.

Schulz, Marie Erna
Marie Erna Schulz - Pueblo Chieftain - November 03, 1997 - Marie Erna Schulz, 71, of Walsenburg, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 1997. Survived by her husband, Eugene Schulz, Walsenburg- children, Melvin (Jan) Schulz, Parnell, Iowa, Elaine McDonald, Rawlins, Wyo., and Robert Schulz, Santa Fe, N.M.- sisters, Lillian (Bill) Cobb, Hixon, Tenn., Martha (Mel) Loewen and Marion Fischer- aunt and uncle, Mary (Otto) Bier and Henry Hildebrand, all of Dallas, Ore.- seven grandchildren- and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Abram and Agnes Hildebrand Fischer, and a sister, Elsie Fischer. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Walsenburg Mennonite Church with interment at the Fairview Cemetery in La Junta.

Schulz, Naomi
Naomi Schulz - Pueblo Chieftain - March 18, 1999 - Naomi Schulz, age 90, born July 21, 1908, passed away March 15, 1999. Survived by her sister, Mary J. Schulz, Dallas, Texas- nephews, Ronnie E. Schulz, Norman, Okla., and Carl E. Schulz, Arnold, Md.- nine grandnieces and nephews-and three great-grandnieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents and one brother. Miss Schulz was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Chapter, Zonta International Service Club of Pueblo and the American Association of University Women. She was a founder and member of Christ Congregational Church in Pueblo. A retired educator, Miss Schulz was a teacher and counselor for 30 years at Centennial High School. Funeral service, Friday, March 19, 1999, Gish Memorial Chapel, Frederick, Okla. Interment, Frederick Memorial Cemetery.

Schulz, Ronald R.
Ronald R. Schulz - Pueblo Chieftain - March 27, 2005 - Ronald R. Schulz, 85, of Monte Vista, Colo., passed away March 23, 2005, in Pueblo. Survived by wife of 55 years, Ruth Schulz; children, Betsy (Brian Lavelle), Doug (Diane), Paul (Joanie), Jim (Misty) and Keith (Terri); nine grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and many friends. Born in Big Timber, Mont., Ron graduated from the University of Montana, served during World War II in the U.S. Marine Corps, and worked for the U.S. Forest Service in Montana and Colorado. Ron served on the Monte Vista City Council and as mayor. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at the Monte Vista United Methodist Church. At his request, cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorials may be made to the Monte Vista Food Bank, 245 Washington St., Monte Vista, CO, 81144, or Monte Vista United Methodist Church Historic Rehabilitation Fund, P.O. Box 688, Monte Vista, CO, 81144.

Schulz, William
William Schulz Steamboat Pilot July 17, 1918 William Schulz, the Oak Creek ranchman who was adjudged insane and taken to the asylum last spring, died at that institution last week. His mental breakdown was caused by ill health of many years standing. Routt County Sentinel July 19, 1918 Among Our Neighbors William Schulz of Morrison creek died at the State Hospital for the Insane at Pueblo last week. He was committed to that institution only a few weeks ago. For several years Schultz was a shoemaker at Oak Creek and was employed as shot firer at the Oak Hills mine. Note: The asylum referred to, is the insane asylum at Pueblo, now called the Colorado State Hospital.

Schulze, Agnes
Agnes Schulze - Pueblo Chieftain - September 14, 1996 - Agnes Schulze, 92 Canon City, Sept 12, Service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept 17, 1996. St. John Lutheran Church, Canon City. Holt Family, Canon City.

Schulze, Hazel K.
Hazel K. Schulze - Pueblo Chieftain - October 29, 1998 - Hazel K. Schulze, 74, passed away Oct. 27, 1998. Survived by her husband, Norman Schulze- children, Roger (Pam) Camper of Westcliffe and Rodney (Leah) Camper of Aurora, Colo.- grandchildren, Jennifer and Matthew Camper- sister, Ruby (Jack) Geroux of Westcliffe, and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Schulze was a member of the Hope Lutheran Church in Westcliffe. Viewing hours are noon-5 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home. Interment, 1:30 p.m. at the Lutheran Cemetery in Westcliffe. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Custer County Medical Clinic or the Hope Lutheran Church in care of the funeral home office.

Schumacher, Charles Nicholas
Charles Nicholas Schumacher - Pueblo Chieftain - December 08, 1998 - Charles Nicholas Schumacher, 87, passed away Dec. 7, 1998. Survived by daughter, Cindy Jorgensen- granddaughters, Jamie and Jessie Jorgensen, Pueblo- nieces and nephews- as well as special friend and companion, Juanita Hartman of Newport Beach, Calif. Preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Mae. Mr. Schumacher attended the University of Minnesota and was a member of the Masonic Lodge for over 50 years. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Cremation at his request. Friends may make contributions to the charity of their choice.

Schumacher, Earl E.
Earl E. Schumacher - Pueblo Chieftain - August 10, 1987 - Earl E. Schumacher, 70, Grove, Okla., formerly of Pueblo, died Aug. 6, 1987. Survived by wife, June, of the family home; sons, Ernest, Florence, Colo., James, Oklahoma City, Okla., Michael, Moore, Okla., David, Woodland Park, Colo., and Stephen, Adair, Okla.; sisters, Velma Lodes and Mae Schumacher, both of Vinita, Okla.; brothers, Floyd and Alfred, Welch, Okla.; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Scripture service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Florence Mortuary, with the Rev. Michael Murry officiating. Burial, Wetmore Community Cemetery, with full military honors by Fort Carson.

Schumacher, Margaret C.
Margaret C. Schumacher - Pueblo Chieftain - November 07, 1999 - Margaret C. Schumacher passed away Nov. 5, 1999, in Pueblo. Margaret was born Aug. 29, 1910, in Sandoval, Ill., to Thomas D. Sanders and Cora V. Young Sanders, and had been a Pueblo resident since 1948. She was employed as a psych tech at the State Hospital for nearly 23 years before retiring in 1971. Margaret was a member of the Park Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph W. Schumacher; her parents, and her brothers, Tom and Harry Sanders. Among her survivors are her daughters, Kathleen (Ed) Ebert and Joanne Webb; granddaughters, Christine Kinney and Leslie Ebert; five great-grandsons; nieces and nephews including Skip Stevens; and a daughter-in-law, June Schumacher. Mrs. Schumacher will lie in state from noon until 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 8, 1999, at the Davis Mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1999, in the Davis Memorial Chapel with Pastors Leaon Griswold and Lonnie James officiating. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Cemetery.

Schuneman, Frank Jarus
Frank Jarus Schuneman - Pueblo Chieftain - November 21, 1932 - Beulah Pioneer Is Laid To Rest - Funeral services for Frank Jarus Schuneman, a resident of Beulah for over a half century, were held from the home at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday and 2 p.m. from the Beulah Methodist Church. Rev. John Cox and Rev. L.W. Gunby, assisted by Rev. Del Longgrear conducted the services. A choir composed of Mr. and Mrs. N. Bronnenkaut, Mrs. Julian Pinkley, Mrs. C.A. Moses, Miss Ruth Moses, Mrs. L.W. Gunby, and Mrs. R.B. Wilson accompanied by Mrs. C.A. Thomas, sang "In the Garden", "Whispering Hope", and "The Old Rugged Cross". The pallbearers were John Simonson, James Bennett, George Asher, Frank Herrich, R.J. Donley, and F. Lytle. Interment was in the Beulah cemetery.

Schuster, Anna E.
Anna E. Schuster - Pueblo Chieftain - October 29, 1986 - Anna E. Schuster, late of 544 Dittmer, died Oct. 27, 1986. Born I Sept. 14, 1891, In St. Louis, Mo., and married Robert E. Schuster, Jan. 1, 1912. Survived by one daughter, Mildred (John) Ladd of Pueblo; granddaughter, Donna Lee (Peter) Gruitch; four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson, all of Colorado Springs. Also survived by sister, Mollie E. Porter, and nephew, Abner (Mary Margaret) H. Porter Jr., of Pueblo. Preceded in death by husband, Robert E. Schuster, in 1963. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, Roselawn Cemetery with the Rev. James Keesey of St. Paul United Methodist Church officiating. Please omit food and flowers. Family may be contacted at the home of John Ladd, 544 Dittmer.

Schut, Gerrit D.
Gerrit D. Schut - Pueblo Chieftain - January 01, 2003 - Gerrit D. Schut, 83, made his transition on Dec. 31, 2002. Survived by his children, Nancy L. Smith and Garth D. Schut; grandchildren, Dacia L. Bistline, Tara and Tyler Schut. Private interment to be in Michigan.

Schwab, Amelia
Amelia Schwab - Huerfano World - July 12, 2001 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1910: Died, Amelia Schwab, 22, wife of John S. Schwab, at the Farr ranch. She was the daughter of Emil Schmidt of Custer County. [Editor's Note: Mrs. Amelia Schwab died July 1, 1910. Obituary listed Walsenburg World, July 7, 1910, Page 1.] Wet Mountain Tribune - July 16, 1910 - Mrs. John S. Schwab, who died at Walsenburg, Colo., on July 1st, was 22 years, 2 months and 17 days old. She was the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Schmidt, and was born to them on Antelope creek in this county. Besides the husband and infant son, her father and mother survive, also a sister and three brothers, to mourn an irreparable loss. The funeral took place at the church at Gardner on Sunday July 3rd, 1910, at 3 P.M., burial in the Gardner Cemetery. Rev. Smith of the Methodist church of Walsenburg conducted the funeral services, the same pastor having united the young couple in marriage on Sept. 30, 1907, at Walsenburg. The deceased was of an amiable disposition and admired for her womanly traits of character by all acquaintances.

Schwab, Michael J. Sr.
Michael J. Schwab Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - December 08, 1998 - Michael J. Schwab Sr., 87, of Canon City, died Dec. 6, 1998. Born on July 13, 1911, in Elsinore, Mo. He retired as a mechanic for the Pueblo Army Depot. He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 145 of Pueblo, VFW Post Lodge No. 4061 in Canon City, American Legion Post No. 203 of Pueblo and the Disabled American Veterans. Survived by wife, Florence DeLellis, who he married April 22, 1944, in Raton, N.M.- sons, Michael J. (Patti) Schwab Jr., Canon City, and Ronald L. (Laura) Schwab, Pueblo- grandchildren, Ronald Schwab Jr., Pueblo, Niki Schwab, Fort Collins, Kylee Schwab, Canon City- one great-grandchild, Christian Schwab, Pueblo- two sisters, Ann Liptak, Pueblo, and Julie Cox, Los Angeles, Calif.- numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Andrew and Maryanna (Uhart) Schwab- three brothers- and one sister. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 10, 1998, at Lakeside Cemetery in the Veterans Section at 2 p.m. with Pastor Jim Thulson officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Washington PTO Merry Place."

Schwab, Mr.
Mr. Schwab Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain August 16, 1877 A German named Schwab, aged about sixty years, who lived on Antelope creek, about six miles from Rosita, committed suicide on Saturday night last by blowing out his brains with a revolver. The coroner held an inquest, but up to Sunday night no verdict had been found.

Schwader, John Henry
John Henry Schwader - Pueblo Chieftain - July 28, 1983 - John Henry Schwader, late of 2327 E. Fourth, passed away at a local hospital, Monday, July 25, 1983. Survived by mother, Mrs. Georgia E. Schwader, of the family home; nieces, Mrs. Helen Wilson, Wichita, Kan., and Mrs. Judy Cook, Security; grandnephews, Mark Allen Cox Jr., and Kenneth Cook, both of Security. Predeceased by bother, Lowell O. Van Denbark, in 1977. Born April 12, 1945, in Pueblo, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army in Vietnam. Interment and Committal service will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver. Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, First Friends Church, 1801 E. Eighth, with Rev. Merle Clowe officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home until noon Thursday.

Schwager, Arthur Louis Sr.
Arthur Louis Schwager Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - March 06, 2005 - Arthur Louis Schwager Sr., age 82, went to be with His Lord on March 4, 2005. He was born July 14, 1922, in Woodside, Long Island, N.Y. Survived by his wife, of 38 years, Laura; children, Arthur Jr. (Sharon) of Trenton, N.J., Kathleen (Lyle) Rockefeller of Colorado Springs, Charles (Marie) of Pueblo. Also survived by grandchildren, David (Christy), Andrew (Rachel), James, Timothy and Patrick Schwager; Kristen (Ted) Meeker, Mark (Clare) and Matthew Rockefeller; great-grandchildren, Kelly and Ryan Schwager, Sydney and Meagan Meeker, Mark Jr. and Wesley Rockefeller; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his mother, Emily Lentz; grandmother, Ida Kemp (who raised Art after Emily's death); aunt, Pauline Waage; and wife of 21 years, Doris Schwager. Art retired from CF&I as data processing operations manager after 41 years of service. He volunteered for many years at the Pueblo Zoo as a docent and zoo photographer. He loved to photograph nature and was an avid golfer. He will be remembered by those who love him as a patient, gentle man who loved his family with all his heart. Memorial service will be held, 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at First United Methodist Church, 11th and Court, with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the Pueblo Zoo through the funeral home.

Schwager, Laura B.
Laura B. Schwager - Pueblo Chieftain - October 24, 2005 - Laura B. Schwager, 78, passed away Oct. 23, 2005. Preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Louis Schwager on March 4, 2005. Survived by her children, Charles (Marie) Schwager of Pueblo, Arthur J. (Sharon) Schwager of Trenton, N.J. and Kathleen (Lyle) Rockefeller of Colorado Springs; sisters, Emily O. Hagen, Caroline Giehl and Jacqueline Peppler, all of New Jersey; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Laura was born to Charles and Carrie Burtis on July 3, 1927, in Trenton, N.J. Member of First United Methodist Church and Assistance League of Pueblo. She was also a volunteer for the Pueblo Zoo. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, at First United Methodist Church, 11th and Court streets, with the Reverend Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pueblo Zoo, through the funeral home.

Schwalm, Evelyn R.
Evelyn R. Schwalm - Pueblo Chieftain - August 03, 2005 - Evelyn R. Schwalm passed away Aug. 1, 2005, in Pueblo. Evelyn was born Sept. 7, 1920, in Omaha, Neb., to Clarence and Alma Wiggins Scott and had lived in Pueblo since 1958. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, worked as a volunteer for many years at Parkview Hospital and was employed at the Midtown McDonald's for 17 years. Evelyn was a powerful and positive force who knew no stranger and her terrific sense of humor will be greatly missed. Mrs. Schwalm is survived by her husband, Earl of the family home; children, Mary Ann (Kurt) Fanslau of Nebraska, Brian (Terryle) Schwalm, Diane (Allen) Aubert, Gaylene (Ron) Mehalovitz, Leonard (Denise) Schwalm, all of the Pueblo area; and a special near-daughter, Susan Bezek; as well as her brother, Clarence (Betty) Scott of California; 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Schwalm will lie in state at the mortuary from 4 to 8 p.m. today. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 701 W. Evans. Interment will follow at the Imperial Cemetery.

Schwartz, Alice
Alice Schwartz - Pueblo Chieftain - November 19, 1999 - Alice Schwartz, our beautiful mother, grandmother, sister and friend, passed away to eternal life on Nov. 17, 1999. She was born Dec. 3O, 1917, to John and Mary Lane in Dawson, N.M. She grew up in New Mexico and graduated from Cimarron High School in 1936, She married George Schwartz on April 17, 1938, who preceded her in death. She is survived by her sister, Doris Atmore; six children, Mary Lou Risinger, Lavahn (Jerry) Stillwell, Dan (Marilyn) Schwartz, George (Judy) Schwartz, Charlie (Sharon) Schwartz and Celia Krall; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Her home was always open to anyone who needed a meal or wanted love. She loved unconditionally those around her. Her sense of humor never ceased, even in times of distress. Her love of music, work and handiwork were intense and always a part of her life. She joined Sweet Adelines in her 60's and sang until her health no longer made this possible. She forged a career in inhalation therapy beginning as a ward clerk at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital in 1956. She started college in 1963 and received her degree in respiratory therapy in 1975 and ended this fine career when she retired from Parkview Hospital in 1982. Alice was dearly loved and leaves us with many wonderful lifetime memories. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, 1999, at Highland Park Baptist Church, Pueblo. Interment to follow in Imperial Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. today at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Springs, Colo., 80903 or Highland Park Baptist Church, 3939 Redwood, Pueblo, Colo., 81005.

Schwartz, Helen
Helen Schwartz - Pueblo Chieftain - June 25, 1987 - Helen Schwartz, June 24, 1987. Survived by her sister Margaret Small of Pueblo, and longtime faithful friends, Rose and Edward Pozlep of Pueblo and Julia Storz, also of Pueblo. In addition she is survived by her goddaughter, Dorothy Kelly, Freedom, Pa. Mrs. Schwartz was a member of St. Francis Xavier Parish, where the Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Friday. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Schwartz, Mary
Mary Camerlo Schwartz - Pueblo Chieftain - June 02, 2002 - Mary Camerlo Schwartz was born June 8, 1903, in Rockvale, Colo., to Catherine Gherna Camerlo and Louis Camerlo. She died on May 15, 2002, in Phoenix, Ariz. The eldest of five, and the only girl, Mary was orphaned by age 16, but managed, with the help of a bachelor uncle, to raise her four brothers, James, John, Louis and Sam, all of whom played a prominent role in the Fremont County, Colo., area. She graduated from Florence High School, where she was valedictorian of her class. Mary married Joseph Lawrence Schwartz on June 29, 1929. They lived their entire married life in Colorado. Joe died in 1976. At the age of 93, Mary moved to Arizona, close to her son Fred and family. The core and key of Mary's life was always faith and family. She was a member of St. Patrick's Parish for over 50 years, and rarely missed daily Mass. Her rosary was always near at hand. She was a devoted and supportive mother and grandmother. Mary is survived by her children: Reita (Robert) Hribernick, Gresham, Ore.; Robert (Lucy Ann), Bellevue, Wash.; Frederick (Roseanne), Goodyear, Ariz.; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews. A memorial Mass will be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Pueblo, on June 5, 2002, at 10 a.m., with inurnment following at Union Highland Cemetery in Florence, Colo. May her soul rest in peace.

Schwartz, Shirley
Shirley Schwartz - Pueblo Chieftain - November 12, 2004 - Shirley Schwartz passed away in Colorado Springs on Nov. 10, 2004, after a lengthy illness. She was born in Pueblo on Jan. 15, 1925, to Max and Elsie Vassar, both deceased. She also is preceded in death by her sister Rena, a professor at California State University, Northridge, Calif. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Irving; their son, Steven; and twin daughters, Lisa and Lori, all of Colorado Springs; as well as numerous grandchildren. Mrs. Schwartz was a member of the United Hebrew Synagogue in Pueblo, and a life member of the Colorado Springs chapter of Hadassah. Graveside service will be conducted by Rabbi Abraham Raich at 2 p.m. today, B'Nai Jacob Cemetery.

Schwartz-Betzold, Mildred L.
Mildred L. Schwartz-Betzold - Pueblo Chieftain - June 29, 1999 - Mildred L. Schwartz-Betzold, age 85, of Holly, Colo., (formerly of Wiley and Lamar, Colo.) died Sunday, June 27, 1999 . Funeral services, 10 a.m. Thursday, July 1, 1999 , at the Lamar First Church of God. Burial will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery-Lamar. Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the-Lamar Chapel and from 8:30 a.m. to service time Thursday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Holly Nursing Home-Alzheimer's Unit or to the Lamar First Church of God.

Schwartzenberger, Dixie Lee
Dixie Lee Schwartzenberger - Pueblo Chieftain - January 17, 2000 - Dixie Lee Schwartzenberger, 46, of Pueblo passed away Jan. 16, 2000, after a battle with cancer. Survived by devoted husband, Jim, of 24 years, children Nancy, Laura, Ken and Beth Schwartzenberger; grandson, Brady; sisters, Erna "Darlene" Wands, Marie "Molly" (Wayne) Corwin; brother, William "Willy" Carr; special friends, Loretta Vigil, Kim Butzke, Chrissy Mascarenas and the staff of Life Care Center; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Dixie was a devoted nurse at Life Care Center for nine years, which she loved dearly. She will be greatly missed by her family and fondly remembered as a warm loving devoted wife, mother, sister and nurse. Memorial service Wednesday, 2 p.m. Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN), P.O. Box 4809, Palos Verdes, Calif., 90274.

Schwarz, Dolores A.
Dolores A. Schwarz - Pueblo Chieftain - April 27, 1999 - Dolores A. Schwarz, 76, of Pueblo, passed away April 26, 1999. She is joined in heaven with her late husband, Clement Schwarz. Survived by her daughters, Bonnie Lipinski of Pueblo and Linda Bruntz of Greeley, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. At her request, no services will be held. Cremation has taken place. Memorial contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in her memory.

Schwarz, Dorothy Helen
Dorothy Helen Schwarz Pueblo Chieftain - January 14, 1990 Dorothy Helen Schwarz, 70, late of Penrose, born Nov. 11, 1919 in Canon City, died Jan. 11, 1990 in Pueblo. Her father was Ernest C. Jagow and mother was Emma M. Erps. She had lived in Canon City and then in Penrose and Portland area since 1939. She enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and boating. She was married in 1938 in Trinidad to Theodore C. Schwarz. He died Jul 14, 1989. She is survived by sons: Ted Schwarz, Larkspur, CO and Kenneth Schwarz, Coeur D'Alene, ID; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson; two sisters, Betty Mezger, Marble Falls, TX; and Mary Todd, Canon City. Services 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 16 at Holt Family Chapel of the Garden, Canon City, Father Barnabas Stelzner officiating. Interment Union Highland Cemetery in Florence.

Schweers, JoAnn
JoAnn Schweers - Pueblo Chieftain - December 31, 2002 - JoAnn Schweers, 89, as her soul left through an open window was embraced by God in heaven on Dec. 29, 2002. Survived by her children, Larry (Betty Jean) Schweers of Seibert, Colo., Gary (Cay) Schweers of Castle Rock, Gail Schweers of Penrose, and Margie (Marty) Wyatt of Pueblo; grandchildren, Shery (Bryan) Wamsley, Melanee (Bob) Johnson, Mike (Helen) Schweers, Jill Johnston, Jane Cudney, Jory Schweers, John Schweers, Andy Schweers, Tyler Schweers, Dakota Schweers, Heather Wyatt, Paige Wyatt and Maverick Wyatt; seven great-grandchildren; loving nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Martin Schweers in March 1975; and three brothers and three sisters. JoAnn was born Aug. 20, 1913, in Pattonsburg, Mo., and was a registered nurse at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center. She will lie in state at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Commissioned Lay Minister Sally Foulks officiating. Interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Schweigert, John Mark
John Mark Schweigert - Pueblo Chieftain - April 12, 2000 - John Mark Schweigert, 43, passed away April 9, 2000. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. (See Vital Statistics)

Schwelka, Marie B.
Marie B. Schwelka - Huerfano World - February 3, 2000 - Marie B. Schwelka, 97, of Pueblo, formerly of Walsenburg, died January 25, 2000, in the Life Care Center where she had been a resident since 1996. Born October 26, 1902, in Rouse to the late Joseph and Theresa Brunelli Bressan, she was a graduate of Adams State College in Alamosa and lived and taught school in the Walsenburg area. She began teaching in the rural areas around Walsenburg in 1920. Her teaching career spanned 48 years, the last 15 years she taught fourth grade at Hill School. She retired in 1968. Mrs. Schwelka was an active member of her church and community, working as a volunteer at the hospital and nursing home. She enjoyed gardening, bridge and traveling. Survivors include her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-granddaughter and other relatives. Funeral mass was from St. Mary Church. Burial was in Huerfano Masonic Cemetery.

Schwer, Mildred K.
Mildred K. Schwer - Pueblo Chieftain - October 30, 1997 - Mildred K. Schwer, passed away Oct. 27, 1997, at her home in Pueblo. Born Nov. 23, 1912, Fowler, Colo., graduated from Fowler High School followed by her graduation from the School of Nursing at Parkview Hospital. Preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Julia (Tigersen) Miller- two siblings who died in infancy- brother, Albert P. Miller- husband, William J. Schwer- son, John L. Schwer. Survived by her daughter, Katherine Cooke- grandchildren, William (Chris) Schwer, Deidre Schwer, Douglas (Terri) Cooke, David (Laura) Cooke, Daniel (Kim) Cooke- several great-grandchildren. Also survived by the following brothers and sisters, Margrete West, La Junta, Colo., Esther Angleton, Sheridan, Wyo., Victor (Elizabeth) Miller, Brimfield, Ill., Alvin Miller, Raton, N.M., J. Harold (Mae) Miller and Elsie Waddle, Pueblo, Colo., Alice (Arthur) Bond, Ozark, Ala., Ruth (Roy) Burnette, Kansas City, Mo., Dorthy (Gordon) Brown, Oceanside, Calif., Paul (LaWanda) Miller, South Fork, Colo.- as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Service will be held at King of Kings Lutheran Church, Saturday, Nov. 1, at 10 a.m. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to King of Kings Lutheran Church, Sangre de Cristo Hospice or the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by McCarthy Rose Chapel, 329 Goodnight Ave.

Schwerk, Florence
Florence Schwerk - Pueblo Chieftain - October 23, 1998 - Florence Schwerk, 83, of Pueblo passed away Oct. 21, 1998. Survived by her granddaughters, Deanna Napier and Donna (Barry) Bahrigilani- great-granddaughter, Ashley Bahrigilani- brother, Arnold (Verna) Combs- and several nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives. Preceded in death by her husband, Burton, in 1980- and son, Wendall Napier, in 1991. , 11 a.m. Saturday, Park Hill Baptist Church, with reception to follow.

Schwindt, Ruby F.
Ruby F. Schwindt - Garden City Telegram May 3, 2006 Garden City, KS - Ruby F. Schwindt, 81, died Monday, Jan. 24, 2000, at Wichita County Hospital in Leoti. She was born May 11, 1918, in Wichita County, the daughter of Robert and Hessie (Brock) Ford. A lifetime Wichita County resident, she was a homemaker and belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star, Scott City. On Feb. 7, 1938, she married Le Roy Schwindt at Walsenburg, Colo. He survives. Other survivors are three sons, Bill, Black Forest, Colo., Melvin, Marble Falls, Texas, and Steven, Leoti; three daughters, Dorothy Lorenz, Denver, Denise Davis, Security, Colo., and Shelley Ferre-Dussel, Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; a brother, Glenn Ford, Leoti; three sisters, Louise Terrel of Anthony, Evagene Harbach, Pueblo West, Colo., and Doris Martin, Greeley, Colo.; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers and two grandchildren. Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Leoti, with the Rev. Clark Harbach officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery in rural Wichita County. Visitation hours are until 9 tonight and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Price & Sons Funeral Home, Leoti. Memorials are suggested to Wichita County Hospital, in care of the funeral home.

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