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Selak, Frank J.
Frank J. Selak - Pueblo Chieftain - September 25, 1987 - Frank J. Selak, 47, late of Denver, formerly of Pueblo, passed away Sept. 24, 1987. Mr. Selak is survived by his parents, Frank and Helen Selak of Pueblo; two brothers, James L. (Denise) Selak of Fairport, N.Y.; Michael (Victoria) Selak of Boulder; and two sisters, Judith Marie (John) Kahanic of Houston, Texas; Mary Helen (David) Fraterelli of Pueblo. He is survived also by his grandmother, Pauline Martino of Pueblo; and numerous other relatives. Preceded in death by his brother, Robert Bryan Selak. He was born July 9, 1 940, in Trinidad, Colo., and was a longtime Pueblo resident before moving to Denver. Mr. Selak was a member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Denver, and presently a member of Christ the King Church in Pueblo. He served in the U.S. Army as a Specialist 5th Class. He was an employee of the U.S. Post Office in Englewood, Colo. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. today at Christ the King Church. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at Christ the King Church with Father William Gleeson officiating. Interment, Mount Olivet, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at Christ the King reception hall following the rosary today. In lieu of flowers, family requests memorial contributions to the Renovation Fund at Sacred Heart Cathedral and also to Christ the King Church.
Selak, Frank R.
Frank R. Selak - Pueblo Chieftain - March 27, 2005 - Frank R. Selak, 88, loving husband and father, passed away from congestive heart failure on Saturday, March 26, 2005, at his residence. Frank is survived by his devoted wife, Helen Selak. Frank and Helen were high school sweethearts and were married for 68 years. Frank was born in Primero, Colo., and made his home in Pueblo for more than 50 years and was a devoted and active member of Christ the King Church. For 34 years he was owner of the Optical Shop at 609 Main St., next to the old Chief Theater. Frank was a certified optician and valued his customers, often taking care of them after hours, even on weekends while developing very long, lasting friendships over the many years. Frank sold his business and retired in 1982. Even after retirement he continued to service many of his customers. He is preceded in death by his mother, Mary Selak; brothers, John and Joe Selak; sisters, Mary Tomsic and Louise Cordova; and his sons, Frank (Buddy) and Bobby Selak. He is survived by his loving wife, Helen Selak; and children, James (Denise) Selak, Michael (Victoria) Selak, Judy (Mike) Kahanic, and Mary (David) Fraterelli. He was blessed by his grandchildren, Tina Selak-Klaus, Jason Kahanic, Dallas Fraterelli, Jeremy Kahanic and Stephanie Fraterelli. A rosary service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at Christ the King Church. Mass will be held by Father Tom Adrians at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at Christ the King Church, located at the corner of Bonforte and Horseshoe. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Following the cemetery services, relatives and friends will be received with a luncheon at Christ the King Parish Hall. Memorials may be made to Christ the King Church.
Ida (Springer) Selak - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home – April 2004 - Ida (Springer) Selak, 87, passed away on April 2, 2004 in Florida. Ida was born on April 30, 1916 in Sopris, CO. She lived the majority of her life in Colorado. She graduated from Primero High School in 1935. Ida was a postmaster, bookkeeper and office manager. She married John Selak in 1955, who preceded her in death in 1990. She is survived by son John Selak of Colorado Springs, CO, and daughters Pat (Bob) Hake of Elephant Butte, NM, Mary Selak of Glasgow, Scotland and Rosalind (Dan) Guerrie of Palm Harbour, FL; 3 sisters, 7 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. It was at Ida's request not to have the Memorial Service published. A memorial service and inurnment at Trinidad Catholic Cemetery has taken place. The family of Ida Selak entrusted arrangements to the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home.
Daniel Selakovich - Pueblo Chieftain - December 28, 2003 – Daniel Selakovich, 76, died Friday, December 19, 2003 in Stillwater, Okla. He was born September 5, 1927 in Penrose, Colo. to Mark and Mary (Popovich) Selakovich. He completed a BA in History at Western State College in Gunnison, Colo., and continued Science. Returning to Colorado, he received his doctorate in Social Science Education at the University of Colorado in Boulder. He loved teaching and touched the lives of countless students over the years. He began his career at Pueblo County High School in Colo. His university teaching began at Nebraska State University in Wayne, followed by five years as an assistant professor at West Texas State University in Canyon, TX. He ended his career as a professor at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater where he taught for over 30 years. He wrote seven books, including The Schools and American Society, which was used as a textbook Disadvantaged, The Supreme Court: Nine Politicians or Bulwark of Freedom? and Ethnicity in the Schools, a book which drew heavily on his personal experience as a first-generation American. His publications also included numerous scholarly journal articles. He will be remembered by friends and loved ones for his huge sense of humor, his optimism and idealism, his love of tennis, golf and snow skiing, his advocacy for children and minorities, and his legacy of scholarship in the social sciences. He is survived by his wife Beth (Goodson) Selakovich, whom he married in Pueblo, Colo. on Dec. 23, 1950; his daughter Mary Selakovich of Topanga, Calif.; his son Dan Selakovich, Jr. of Los Angeles, Calif.; and his daughter Betty (Wes) Casey and their children Connor, Anna and Mary of Tulsa. He is also survived by a sister Mary Gacnik, a brother Mark (Connie) Selakovich, all of Pueblo, Colo. He is preceded in death by his parents and sister Helen. To honor his lifelong work, friends and loved ones are asked to contribute to the OSU Foundation. Donations may also be made to the National Parkinson's Foundation, 1501 Northwest 9th Ave., Miami, Fla. 33136-1494. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church in Stillwater.
Anton Selan - Pueblo Chieftain - April 12,1909 - The funeral of Anton Selan, the young Austrian who died from the effects of a blow to the head administered by George Novak, was held from 1225 Eller Avenue at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon and from St. Mary's Church at 2:30 o'clock. The funeral was very widely attended, members of several Austrian societies being present. The services were conducted by Rev.Father Cyril Zupan. Interment was in Roselawn. (Submitter's Note: he was the brother of: Gertrude Brgoch of Walsenburg, Frances Krajacic of Pueblo, Mary Smith of Trinidad,and John Selan of Carbon, UT. He immigrated to the US in 1906.)
Selbe, Dorothy Mildred
Dorothy Mildred (Cooper) Selbe - Pueblo Chieftain - April 06, 2003 - Dorothy Mildred (Cooper) Selbe, 96, passed away April 5, 2003, at the home of her daughter, Selbe (Kenneth) Watts, in Pueblo. Services will be held in Hoxie, Kan.
Selby, Stanley McCollum
Stanley McCollum Selby - Pueblo Chieftain - March 10, 2004 - Stanley McCollum Selby passed away on Mar. 5, 2004 in Thermopolis, Wyo. He was born in Utica, Mont., Nov. 2, 1916 to Fred and Miriam Selby. Fred was a wheelwright and blacksmith and Miriam was a teacher. Though he did some ranch work (McCullum Land and Cattle Company) when he was a kid, anything mechanical was his love. He was a pioneer in the airline industry in Mont., Wyo, Colo., Idaho, S.D. and Wash. He was nicknamed “Spot” because of his ability to spot and identify airplanes in the air before anyone else. He generally asked friends and employees to call him Spot instead of Stanley or Mr. Selby. In 1934 he worked for Wyoming Air Service out of Pueblo, Colo, which flew airmail between Cheyenne and Billings. He was later transferred to Casper then Denver and back to Casper, Boise, Idaho and Great Falls, and Helena, Mont and Huron, S.D. working as a mechanic, ticket agent, and radio operator but mostly as a licensed mechanic. Wyoming Air Service eventually became Inland Airways. Although he had a pilot's license for a while, his expertise was in mechanics. He worked for such airlines as Empire (Boise, Idaho) West Coast, (Seattle, Wash.) Bonanza, and Air West (Las Vegas, Nev.) and eventually became Vice President of Maintenance. He also worked for Inland Airways out of Anchorage, Alaska. He was a Staff Sergeant Grade III in the 190th Fighter Squadron, Idaho Air National Guard as well as the same rank in the Civil Aeronautics Administration. He was designated an Aviation Safety Representative to act as an Aircraft Maintenance Inspector by the Civil Aeronautics Administration in 1946. He was an OX5 pioneer and belonged to the OX5 Club. In March of 1968 while working in Fredrick, Okla. for Dallas Airmotive, Inc. he was recognized by the governor for his contributions toward the industrial development activities of the State of Okla. and named Okla. Industrial Emissary. He helped develop the defrost system in DC3's and he wrote operation manuals for airplanes as well as going to Rolls Royce Engine School in England to learn about the turbo jet engine. He helped bring back the first turbo jet engine (F27) to the U.S. for West Coast Airlines. He met and married Irma A. Groves in Huron, S.D. on June 13, 1942 and they were married nearly 60 years. They moved to Thermopolis in 1992 to be near their daughter. It was said by a former employer that he was a man of ingenuity, a tireless worker and a man of unimpeachable moral character. He will be missed. Stanley was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Irma and he is survived by his sister Lila Jo Brooks of Pueblo, Colo., his daughter Nancy Lynne Ready of Thermopolis, Wyo. and his son Gary McCollum Selby of Arlington, Wash., as well as nephews Scott Brooks of Pueblo, Colo., Bob (Sung Mae) Bleck of Denver, Colo., Ted (Nat) Groves, Elverta, Calif., Eugene (Vickie Ann) Groves of Carbondale, Ill. and William (Julie Ann) Groves, of Woodland, Calif. and his niece Georgia (Rich) Hetland of Watertown, S.D.
Vinnie Selby - Wray Gazette - November 24, 1905 - Five More Bodies found Pueblo - Aug 15 —Three more bodies of victims of the Eden disaster were recovered by the searching parties Saturday and two on Sunday, and all were identified soon after being taken to the morgue. With the identification of Mrs. Belle Stoffey the list of identified dead now numbers eighty-four. Those found to-day are: Miss Vinnie Selby, Pueblo; J. F. Dutton, Pittsfield, Illinois; A. S. Dennis, Denver; T. W. O'Bannon
Selcer-White, Betty L.
Betty L. Selcer-White - Pueblo Chieftain - April 13, 2006 - Betty L. Selcer-White, 75, of Pueblo, passed away April 8, 2006. She is survived by her children, Sharon Bouzos and Gary (Linda) White; grandchildren, Kari (David) Oborn, Kristi (Mike) Bernal, Cheryle (Frank) Garcia, Michelle (Jeff) Sterling, Kevin (Bonnie) White, Nicholas Bouzos and Andonia Bouzos; and 12 great-grandchildren, Joshua and Danielle Oborn, Jessica and Andrew Bernal, Brianna, Courtney, Alexis and Logan Garcia, Peyton and Rylee Sterling, Jacob Bouzos and Dylan Duran. She is also survived by a special friend, "Tilley" Navarro; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Bertha Otero; mother, Ann Weiner; and stepfather, John J. Weiner. Memorial service, 11 a.m. today, at Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel. The family would like to express a sincere thank you to the staff of Sangre de Cristo Hospice.
Selenke, Thomas Lee
Thomas Lee Selenke - Pueblo Chieftain - April 04, 1999 - Thomas Lee Selenke, 50, of Florence, passed away April 2, 1999. Born on Nov.21, 1948, in Quinter, Kan. Preceded in death by his father, Anton Selenke. Survived by his wife, Mary Helen Selenke, of the family home- children, Anna Marie Salazar, Pueblo, and Angela Salazar, Florence- mother, Eleanor Selenke, Park, Kan.- brother, Cletus (Eve) Selenke, Fort Myers, Fla.- sisters, Kathleen Wit, Pueblo, and Cynthia (Reid) Atkins, Colby, Kan.- grandchildren, Donovan Salazar, Nikki Leatherman, and Mary Leatherman- nephews, Lance Atkins, Tony Selenke- nieces, Lisa Peace, Lacey Atkins, and Tina Mould. Private viewing and services. Cremation
Donald Seley - Pueblo Chieftain - January 07, 2003 - Donald Seley, 67, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 5, 2003. Survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Joyce Seley; children, Chad Seley, Linnea (Rick) Rushing, Linda (Carl) Sumruld, Lisa Seley, Todd (Anna) Seley; grandchildren, Melissa, Julianna, Brian, Shawn, Britney, Sherri, Tammy, Kevin and Megan; and one great-grandchild, Junior. Preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Michael and Larry Seley. His deepest love was for his family and also all animals. Donald was a true believer in the Christian faith. He worked at Stein Foods for 27 years and then Andrews Food Service for three years. At his request cremation, no viewing or services. Private inurnment at a later date. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Pueblo Animal Shelter through the funeral home office.
Larry Seley - Pueblo Chieftain - October 17, 2001 - Larry Seley, 60, passed away Oct. 14, 2001. Born Feb. 3, 1941, in La Junta, Colo. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Survived by his wife of 40 years, Jackie, and his brother, Don (Joyce) Seley. Also survived by his son, Jeff (Kathy) Seley; granddaughters, Allyson and Sidney; son, David (Kristy) Seley; daughter, Lesli Seley (Frank Glenn); and numerous nephews and nieces, dearly loved by all. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Family requests omission of food and gifts. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home office in his memory.
Self, Mary Lou
Mary Lou Self - Pueblo Chieftain - April 28, 2004 - Mary Lou Self, 66, passed away April 25, 2004. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Services in Craig, Colo.
Selfridge, Carol D.
Carol D. Selfridge (Nana) - Pueblo Chieftain - December 12, 2002 - Carol D. Selfridge (Nana), 76, passed away Dec. 11, 2002, after a brief illness. She was born March 12, 1926, in Seymour, Ind., to Louis and Velva Mellencamp. Preceded in death by her parents, sister, one grandchild, and her special dog, Koli. She leaves behind her daughter, Vickie Norris; granddaughters, Jennifer (Neil) Iverson and Angela (Mike) Thompson; six great-grandchildren, Michelle, Austin, Aubrie, Alex, Travis and Morgan. The family will receive friends Friday, Dec. 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. at 1824 Marblewood. At her request, cremation has taken place. She will rest in peace in the Colorado Mountains. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice.
Sell, Alma Irene
Alma Irene Sell - Pueblo Chieftain - April 28, 2005 - Alma Irene Sell, 87, born May 16, 1917, in Broken Bow, Neb., to Jesse and Dollie Snider. Passed away April 24, 2005, at Life Care Center of Pueblo. Preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Cleo Jay Sell in 1992; sisters, Erma Wilson of Tulsa, Okla., and Fern Farrington of Colorado Springs. Survived by her children, Jerry Sell, Gene (Mary Ann) Sell, and Jane E. (Doug) Sawvell; grandchildren, Linda (Brian) Clark, Ronnie Sell, Andy Sell, Jenny (Tim) Brown, Amber Pepin, Jeff (Lachelle) Sawvell; great-granddaughter, Alex Pepin; many nieces, nephews, cousins; sisters-in-law, Lucille Hagstrom of Kimball, Neb., and Anna Margaret Rustermier of Gretna, Neb.; and special friend, Jane C. (Marcinko) Sawvell. Alma was a loving, caring and hardworking lady and always there to lend a helping hand whenever needed. She loved her family, neighbors, animal friends and many friends from Good Sam's Club, Faith United Methodist Church (now Sonrise Church) and the Pueblo Police Auxiliary. She was employed by school District 60 as the cook at Corwin Middle School, until her retirement in 1974. She was an excellent wife, mother, grandmother, homemaker, and last but not least, cook! She enjoyed crocheting, crafts, camping and fishing with family and friends, and trips with the Good Sam's. Last year, her artwork titled "Pumpkin Patch" was chosen to be a part of the 2004 "Memories in the Making" art auction to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. How exciting and what an honor!! A special thanks to all who visited her and sent cards while she was in the nursing home. Also, a special thanks to the Rev. Susan Plymell of Sonrise Church, Dr. Michael Rendler and everyone at Life Care Center who took care of her for so long. She suffered a lot this past year and we thank God that she is in a better place now with Cleo. Viewing, 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday. Service will be held, 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2005, at the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment following service at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Everyone is invited to join the family at St. Patrick Church Hall, at 226 Michigan, following interment for a meal and exchanging memories of Alma's life. Memorials may be made to either the Animal Welfare and Protection Society or to the Sonrise Church through the funeral home office.
Charles Sellars - Yuma Pioneer - February 4, 1910 - Primero Coal Mine Disaster - Horrible Gas Explosion in Colorado Fuel & Iron Company's Mine - May Be Over 100 Dead - Rescue Workers Find Twenty-Four Dead Bodies and One Man Alive - Primero, Colo., Feb. 1 (Tuesday) - Over 100 men are believed killed by a terrific explosion in the Primero mine of the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company at 4:30 yesterday afternoon. Note: Charles Sellars is listed among the dead of the Primero Mine disaster of January 31, 1910 through the Denver Public Library's collection entitled "Colorado Mining Fatalities." It lists Charles Sellars as "colored," age 36, and married. He was working as a driver for Colorado Fuel & Iron, and the cause of death was listed as an explosion of gas and dust. The newspapers list him as Charles Sellers. For complete coverage of this disaster go to: http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/primero.html
Joseph Sellars - Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain - February 13, 1879 - Death On the Trail. To a person who has never crossed the snowy range in the winter time it is next to impossible to convey an idea of the perils encountered by those who have to traverse the narrow, steep and treacherous trails in some of the mountain passes. Snow slides are of frequent occurrence especially in the early winter before the snow which falls very rapidly has become packed. A very slight jar or agitation will sometimes start an avalanche of several acres. The last victim we have heard of was Mr. Joseph Sellars, the faithful carrier who carries the mail from Silverton to Barber's ranch. The trail crosses the range at Cunningham gulch, and it is a dangerous road even in the summer time. He was coming east a week ago last Thursday and at Deep creek, a locality about one mile beyond Grassy Hill station, he was caught in a slide and carried down into a deep ravine and buried several feet under the snow. Mr. W. D. Watson, the keeper of Grassy Hill station, and several others exerted themselves to recover the body but did not succeed till the Monday following in finding him. The above particulars are gleaned from the Del Norte Prospector, and yesterday we learned from C. L. Weinberg that two other citizens of Silverton perished at the same time. One of them is named Morrison and the other Fred Gardner, a young lawyer formerly of Pueblo, and well known to many of our citizens. The mail had not been recovered at last accounts.
Selleck, Annie May
Mrs. Annie May Selleck - Pueblo Chieftain - February 7, 1906 - Mrs. Annie May Selleck, Tuesday, February 6, 1906. Mrs. Annie May Selleck, aged 42 years, wife of William B. Selleck at the family residence, 112 East Seventh Street. Funeral announcement later. Pueblo Chieftain - February 9, 1906 - The funeral of Mrs. Anna Selleck took place from the family home, 1112 east Seventh Street, at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Rev. J. H. Mohorter conducting the services. A quartet composed of Misses Howe and Cline and Mesdames Gardner and Howe sang several hymns. There was a large attendance and many pretty floral offerings were placed on the casket. The pallbearers were Mrs. W. A. Gardner, C. E. Barkow, Frank Spurgeon, W. L. Ender, P. G. Kay and Oscar Borgstadt. Interment in Mountain View cemetery.
Selleck, Clara A.
Mrs. Clara A. Selleck - Pueblo Chieftain - March 25, 1906 - Mrs. Clara A. Selleck, March 24, 1906, aged 40 years, wife of William E. Selleck at the family home in Fulton Heights. Funeral announcements later. Pueblo Chieftain - March 27, 1906 - The funeral of Mrs. Clara E. Selleck will be held today at 2 o'clock from the family residence, Fulton Heights. Rev. Mr. Monfort will conduct the services.
Mrs. Elizabeth Selleck - Pueblo Chieftain - March 15, 1908 - Mrs. Elizabeth Selleck, Saturday, Nov. 14, 1908 in this city. The funeral services were held from the home of her sister, Mrs. L. B. Law, 1613 Berkley Avenue, yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock and the remains will be sent from the parlors of McMahon & Collier to Wellsville, Mo. over the Missouri Pacific this morning at 11 o'clock.
Mrs. Ella Selleck - Pueblo Chieftain - October 20, 1944 - Mrs. Ella Selleck, at hospital, Wednesday, October 18. Mother of R. L. Hardy of the family ranch home; Ray Hardy, Springfield, Colo.; William Hardy, Pails Valley, Okla.; Harley Crisler, Edmund, Okla.; Lewis Crisler, Walsh, Colo. Grandmother of 19. Great Grandmother of 8. Member of the Baptist church. Services 10:30 a.m. Monday, Davis Mortuary chapel.
George Selleck - Pueblo Chieftain - November 16, 1910 - George Selleck, Tuesday, November 15, 1910, aged 25 years. The remains are at Davis & Vories awaiting instructions from the father of the deceased who resides at Ruskin, Neb.
Selleck, W. E. (Mrs.)
Mrs. W. E. Selleck - Pueblo Chieftain - May 9, 1904 - Wife Killed and Husband Injured - Mrs. W. E. Selleck Meets With Fatal Accident on Fifteenth Wedding Anniversary - On the eve of her fifteenth wedding anniversary and but two days before her forty-third birthday, while driving with her husband Saturday evening about 7:30 o'clock, Mrs. W. E. Selleck was thrown from a buggy sustaining injuries from the effect of which she died about an hour later without regaining consciousness. Mr. Selleck was also seriously injured and is at his home on Dalton Heights in a precarious condition, not yet realizing that his wife is dead. Saturday forenoon Mr. Selleck purchased a new horse, and in the evening suggested to his wife that they take an evening ride to the city. She readily consented, and as soon as dinner was over they started. The horse was frisky when they started out, but not dangerously so, and no fear was entertained by either. Chatting pleasantly they drove until they reached the long hill leading to Bessemer. Here they decided to go through Bessemer, and turning the horse started up the hill. They had not gone far, however, when one of the shafts on the buggy broke. The horse became frightened and started to run. Mr. Selleck was doing everything in his power to bring the horse under control when the woman becoming excited reached over and grabbing one of the reins pulled the horse head around. The buggy was cramped and Mrs. Selleck was thrown violently to the ground. Hitting on the left side of her head, she sustained a fracture at the bass of the skull which rendered her unconscious. It was later discovered that three ribs on the left side were broken, and the left shoulder blade was broken besides several severe bruises. Mr. Selleck was not thrown from the buggy, and the horse plunged ahead, righted the buggy. Dashing up the hill he ran for about 100 yards. Mr. Selleck wildly endeavoring to get him under control. Finally plunging down an embankment, he ran into a fence throwing the occupant of the buggy several feet. He was rendered unconscious and suffered severe bruises though it is not know whether he was injured internally or not. Both the victims were picked up and taken to their home in an ambulance. Mrs. Selleck never regained conscious ness and before the physician who was immediately summoned arrived she had breathed her last. Owing to the precarious condition of her husband he has not yet been told of his wife's death. It is though, however that he will recover. Yesterday was the fifteenth anniversary of the marriage of the two victims of the runaway and today Mrs. Selleck would have been 43 years of age. She is survived by her husband and three children, all living at home. The funeral will be held from the residence tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Mrs. Selleck was a member of Carnation Circle, Woman of Woodcraft, who will have charge of the services. Interment will be made in Riverview cemetery.
William Selleck - Colorado Weekly Chieftain - August 2, 1877 - From Lake City - Death of William Selleck - July 28 - Mr. William Selleck, recently from Pueblo, died in this place this morning at 5 o'clock, after an illness of about five days. At the time of his death he was a clerk in the furniture store on Gunnison Avenue, owned by Mr. George Perkins, of your city. Though Mr. Selleck had resided here but a brief period, his unobtrusive manners, his quiet and upright business habits, had made a favorable impression upon this community, and his death is much regretted.
Anthony Sellers - Huerfano World – June 27, 1963 - Anthony Sellers Dies in Wyoming - Anthony Sellers, who formerly made his home in Walsenburg, died last Thursday in Rock Springs, Wyo. In addition to his wife, Angelina Sellers, the deceased leaves three daughters, Mrs. Gene Clark, Rock Springs, and Mrs. James Amiday and Mrs. Jean Davis both of Glenwood Springs; two sons, Frank Sellers, Glenwood Springs, and Jerry Sellers, who is in the Navy stationed at San Diego, Calif.; three brothers, George Snedden and John Snedden, both of Tacoma, Wash.; and Tom Snedden, Walsenburg; two sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Langosh, Pueblo; and Flora Shaw, Walsenburg; and 13 grandchildren.
Sellers, Edith Marie
Edith Marie (Coyne) Sellers - Pueblo Chieftain - May 11, 2002 - Edith Marie (Coyne) Sellers, born June 1, 1914, in Graceville, Minn., passed away May 9, 2002. Edith received a B.S. in Dietetics from the University of Kentucky. She interned at Massachusetts General Hospital before becoming head dietician at Parkview Hospital in 1947 where she met and married Joseph A. Sellers. Edith also founded the Pine Drive Telephone Co. in Beulah in 1956 and worked there until her retirement. Survived by her son, Richard J. Sellers; and his wife, Lee; and sons, Matthew and Michael; and her brother, Joseph Richard Coyne of Santa Barbara, Calif. Preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Michael Coyne and Maria Louise (Cox) Coyne; along with her husband. Memorial service, Monday, 4 p.m., Our Lady of the Lourdes Church, Beulah, Colo. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to either the Beulah Volunteer Fire Department or the Beulah EMT's in her memory.
Jose Sellis – Colorado Weekly Chieftain – October 12, 1876 – At one o'clock in the afternoon on Sunday, the 1st instant, says the Prospector, Jose Sellis entered the house of Joe Magall, on the Carnero, and finding his wife unprotected immediately made indecent propositions, which were rejected with the true spirit of a Spanish lady, whereupon the fiend began to abuse her, and finally seized and threw her on the floor, and while in the act of violating her person Jose (Joe?) Magall, her husband, entered, and seeing the state of affairs at once, succeeded in obtaining a club, with which he struck Jose Sellis on the head, fracturing his skull, from the effects of which he died in about two hours. Joe Magall gave himself up to the authorities and was taken before J. Espinosa, justice of the peace, and tried the same day for murder. After due consideration Magall was discharged.
Selters, Evelyn Elizabeth
Evelyn Elizabeth Selters - Pueblo Chieftain - September 23, 2004 - Evelyn Elizabeth Selters, 94. A celebration of her life will be held in the fellowship hall of Sargent Community Church, Monte Vista, Colo., at 12 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004. Friends are encouraged to drop by and visit with the family at that time. Burial will be at the Monte Vista Cemetery at 3 p.m. Viewing will be at Rogers Funeral Home from 10:30 a.m.- 12 p.m. Evelyn died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004 at Kirkwood Assisted Living residence in Redding, Calif. She was born in Steubenville, Ohio, on Aug. 19, 1910 and moved to Denver in 1920 where she graduated from DU in 1932. She earned a Master's degree in English from Adams State College in 1957. Evelyn taught at Sargent School, near Monte Vista, from 1935-1937 and again in 1957-1958. It was during her early years at Sargent that she met Nelson Selters and they were married on June 16, 1937. They lived on the family farm in the Sargent community for 58 years. The last 10 years Evelyn has lived in Las Cruces, N.M. and Redding, Calif. She was a member of Delta Zeta, Federated Club, Inner Nos Book Club, PEO, and American Association of University Women. She is survived by John J. Selters of Santiago, Chile, Diane Reimers of Clifton, Va., Donna Fullerton of Redding, Calif., eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 3290 Bechelli Ln., Redding, CA 96002 or Mercy Hospice, 1544 Market St., Redding, CA 96001.
Selvage, Raleigh C.
Raleigh C. Selvage - Pueblo Chieftain - August 07, 2002 - Raleigh C. Selvage, 79, passed away Aug. 4, 2002. Survived by his wife of 47 years, Willie M. (nee Valentine) Selvage of the family home; son, Earl R. Selvage of Pueblo; grandchildren, Derek Selvage of Denver, Logan Selvage and Megan Selvage, both of Pueblo; sister, Louise Ruby of Bonner Springs, Kan.; nieces and nephews, Bob (Joan) Selvage of Pueblo, Toni Flieschacker of La Junta, Edward (Donna) Ruby and Sheryl (David) Prock, both of Kansas; and several great-nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Maggie (nee Huff) and Raleigh William Selvage. Raleigh was born March 24, 1923, in Rocky Ford, Colo. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and retired as a truck driver from Yellow Freight. There will be no viewing. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team and graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 2002, at Mountain View Cemetery with Judy Wark officiating.
Selvage, Theodore Earl
Theodore Earl Selvage - Pueblo Chieftain - January 30, 1986 - Theodore Earl Selvage was born July 24, 1901, in Blue Rapids, Kan., and passed away in Pueblo, Jan. 29,1986, at the age of 84. Husband of Margaret Selvage of the family home. Father of LeRoy (Alice) Selvage and Bernadine (Richard) Perko of Pueblo; Virginia Shepherd of San Diego, Calif.; Courtland (Beverly) Selvage of Newbury Park, Calif., and Avon (James) Young of Bellview, Wash. Brother of Vera Vineyard of San Diego, Calif. Also survived by 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his mother and father, William M. and Lavisa Tranqulla Rains Selvage. He was an inspector for American Refrigerator Transit Co. for 28 years, retiring in 1958. Services at 1 p.m. Friday in Rose Chapel, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home with interment in Mountain View Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the American Lung Association through the funeral home. Please omit flowers and food. Visitation from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, and from 8 a.m. to time of services on Friday.
Selvidge, Alice L.
Alice L. Selvidge - Pueblo Chieftain - August 16, 1986 - Alice L. Selvidge, late of 2726 Arlington, died Aug. 14, 1986, at a local hospital. Survived by her sister, Grace (Glen) Burke, Pueblo; brothers, Marvin (Margaret) Miles, Pueblo, Duane (Dorothy) Miles, Canon City, and sister-in-law, Delores Dawson, Arvada. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Member of Central Christian Church, National Audubon Society, AARP, Colorado Association of Public Employees, Young Women's Christian Association, Rosemount Victorian Museum, Coop Center, The Greenway and Nature Center, and Rocky Mountain Arthritis Foundation. Born Aug. 8, 1917, in Chanute, Kan. Lifetime Pueblo resident. Mrs. Selvidge worked in the laundry at the Colorado State Hospital for 34 years, retiring in 1983. Preceded in death by her husband, Joseph William Selvidge, May 25, 1973, and her parents. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, Mountain View Cemetery, with Dr. Robert W. Daniel officiating. Visitation, 2 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday and until service time Monday. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society for Research.
John Selvidge - Blue Valley Times - August 23, 1912 - John Selvidge, forty, of Mansfield, Mo., was run down and killed by a switch engine in the Missouri Pacific yards at Pueblo. Selvidge left a widow and several children at Mansfield.
Seme, Ludwig L.
Ludwig L. Seme - Pueblo Chieftain - July 14, 2004 - Ludwig L. Seme passed away July 13, 2004. He is preceded in death by his wife, Janice Seme. Survived by his children, Ludwig L. Seme Jr., Arkansas; Ronald Seme, Arizona; Shirley Seme; Anthony Seme, Colorado Springs; and John Seme, Pueblo; and by his granddaughter, Alexis Seme of Las Vegas, Nev. At his request, cremation with no services.
Semeizer, Henrietta D.
Henrietta D. "Hank" Semeizer - Pueblo Chieftain - October 21, 2003 - Henrietta D. "Hank" Semeizer, 86, born Jan. 24, 1917, passed away Oct. 19, 2003. Survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Joseph Semeizer; children, Phillip V. (Susan) Semeizer, Maple Grove, Minn., Joanne R. (George) Hollowell, Littleton, Colo., and James P. (Mary) Semeizer of Pueblo. Grandmother of Scott (Lynden) Hollowell, Tanya Hollowell, Chris (Julie) Semeizer, Lori A. (Greg) Johnson and Pete (Lisa) Gerra. Also survived by great-grandchildren, P.J. Gerra and Ellen Johnson; and brother, Ernest (Shirley) Bloom, of Tennessee. Predeceased by parents, Cornelius and Martha Bloom; and sisters, Elsie Brady and Wilma Thorsen. Henrietta retired from the Pueblo Library District as a bookkeeper. She was a member of King of Kings Lutheran Church where a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice in Henrietta's memory.
Semon, Ruby Ardella
Ruby Ardella Semon - Pueblo Chieftain - September 18, 2001 - Ruby Ardella Semon, 91, homemaker and teacher, died Monday, Sept. 10, at Pacific Grove Convalescent Hospital in Pacific Grove, Calif. She was born July 31, 1910, in Sheridan Lake, Colo. Mrs. Semon grew up and attended Towner High School in Towner, Colo. She graduated from Colorado State Teachers College in Greeley, Colo., in 1932. She taught school in Holly, Colo. She married her husband, Lionel, in Syracuse, Kan., in 1935. From 1947 to 1989, she and her late husband, Lionel, owned and operated the Pueblo Drive-In Theatre. In 1998, she moved to Monterey, Calif. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Pueblo and the PEO Sisterhood. She is survived by two daughters, Sandra Kluver of Thomasville, Ga., and Donna Roth of Carmel, Calif.; one sister, Kathryn Haycock of Greybull, Wyo.; four grandchildren and two great-grandsons. Her husband Lionel died in 1971. Friends are invited to visit Saturday, Sept. 22, from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Roselawn Cemetery.
Adelaida "Lola" Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - December 11, 2001 - Adelaida "Lola" Sena, 79, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 9, 2001. Lola was born on Dec. 3, 1922, here in Pueblo. She was preceded in death by her father, Augustine Rodriguez; stepfather, Fidel Arriaga; mother, Baleria Arriaga; beloved husband, Tobias Sena; sisters, Juvie Munoz, Francis Urueta, Angie DeLeon; and granddaughter, Erika Sena. Survived by mother-in-law, Beneranda Medina; children, Richard "Dick" (Joanne) Sena, Eleanor (Dan) Treanor, Isabel "Cindy" Sena, Ernie (Pearl) Sena and Donald (Leslie) Sena; grandchildren, Monica (Andy) Bobian, Shawnna (Keith) Williams, Daniel "D.J." (Kelly) Treanor, Joline Treanor, David Treanor, Jeremy Sena, Crystal Sena, Danielle Sena and Dominick Sena; great-grandchildren, Chanae (Brandon Vigil) Bobian, Ricardo Bobian, Devon Bobian, Austin Bobian, Tyler Williams, Cheyenne Williams, Seth Treanor and Korilyn Treanor; great-great-grandchild, Brandis Vigil; siblings, Paul Arriaga, Fidel (Doris) Arriaga Jr., Esther Herrera, Robert (Angie) Arriaga, Helen (Edward) Montoya; and numerous other relatives and friends. Lola was retired from Mountain States Linen Supply. She was a member of E.R.O., C.C.W., Church Women United and Ladies of Mary. She was an active member of Holy Family Parish, where she served as a Eucharistic minister. Lola enjoyed crocheting and loved to travel. She especially enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, but was especially proud of having a great-great-grandchild. She also loved to dance. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, Holy Family Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Alberto Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - December 29, 1986 - Alberto Sena, 76, late of 617 W. Summit, died Dec. 25, 1986. Retired from the Pueblo Depot Activity in 1977, with 25 years of service. Survivors include his children, Ruth Sena and Sandra Sena, both of Pueblo, Sam (Debbie) Sena, Denver, Rose (Ralph) Zomorano, Frances Peralta and Irene Sena, all of Phoenix, Ariz.; brother and sisters, Fred (Rose) Sena and Mary (Jess) Herrera, both of Pueblo, Lucy Baker, Washington, and Julia (Clemente) Trejo, Wisconsin; numerous grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Monday at Rivera Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 814 E. 2nd. Interment at St. Vrain Cemetery in Avondale. Friends will be received at 920 Damson, home of sister, Mary Herrera.
Alfonso Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - August 30, 1986 - Alfonso Sena, born Aug. 3, 1918, expired at his home March 28, 1986. He is survived by his mother, Frances Sena of Pueblo; one brother, Ernest Sena of Denver; sisters, Margaret (Ted) Montoya of Trinidad; Grace (Rudy) Barela of Pueblo; Doris Huff of Greeley; and Isabel (Ernest) Chavez of Pueblo; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth, Nov. 12, 1985; his father, Moses; and one brother, Tony. Mr. Sena retired in 1973 as a Security Policeman at Pueblo Depot Activity. At his request, cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday, Our Lady of the Meadows Church. The family will receive friends after the Mass at the home of Grace Barela, 1114 Placita.
Andres Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - February 2, 1987 - Andres Sena was born in New Mexico on April 2, 1894, and passed away in Pueblo on Jan. 31, 1987. Preceded in death by a brother, Albino Sena, 89. Father of Steve (Elsie) Sena, Augustina (Burt) Butler, Leena Mike Leglue, all of California, Margaret (Louis) Martinez, and Mary Helen Salas of Pueblo. Also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren who loved him very much. Cremation. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 807 San Angelo, where he was a member.
Anthony Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - December 9, 1936 – Anthony Sena, aged 53, at Colorado Springs. Husband of Mrs. Mercedes Sena, father of Mrs. Antonita Tafoya, Las Vegas, N.M., Consuelo, Cleo, Dolores, Isabel and Anthony, Jr. Member of Pueblo local, I.T.U. No. 175. Announcement later. Pueblo Chieftain - December 9, 1936 - Anthony Sena services our chapel [T. G. McCarthy & Sons, Inc. McCarthy Building] at 3:30 p.m. Friday and 4 o'clock at Sacred Heart church. Interment in Roselawn. Rosary recitation Thursday, 7:30 p.m. at our chapel. Members Pueblo Typographical Union, 175, will attend.
Sena, Bertha Ann
Bertha Ann Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - July 02, 2006 - Bertha Ann Sena, 82, born in Manchester, England. A resident of Pueblo since 1962, she passed away June 29, 2006. Survived by her husband, Michael; son, Michael (Diane) Hayes; grandchildren, Angela Geonetta, Debra Hayes; four great-grandchildren; and many beloved nieces and nephews. Ann was asthmatic since childhood; however, this didn't prevent her from enjoying a full and satisfying life. She was a popular sales clerk at Fashion Bar for 14 years. Viewing 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass 9:30 a.m. Monday, Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, followed by cremation. Inurnment at a later date at Roselawn Cemetery. A special thanks to Dr. Gary Parks, Dr. Christian Hulett, Dr. Harvey McClung, ICU and Chaplain Services at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center and the staff of Pueblo Extended Care Center, where she resided the past 13 months.
Sena, Camilo Benito Jr.
Camilo "Carmel" Benito Sena Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - June 26, 1999 - Camilo "Carmel" Benito Sena Jr., 45, formerly of Pueblo, passed away June 22,1999 , in Colorado Springs. Born Oct. 23, 1953, in Lamar, Colo. Preceded in death by his mother, Alejandra Sena, and grandparents, Melecio and Rita Senaand Simon and Conception Marquez. Survived by father, Camilo (Jenni) Sena Sr., Pueblo- brother, Ed (Jodie) Sena, Pueblo- sisters, Alice (Tony) Arceneaux, Denver, Emilia (Jeff) Mangin, Westminster, Susan (Glen) Sisneros, Denver and Yolanda (Daniel) Alonzo, Pueblo- and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Carmel enjoyed all sports, especially the Broncos, and was a respiratory therapist at Memorial Hospital, where he worked with children. No viewing. Memorial prayer service, 7 p.m. Sunday. Scriptural service, 10 a.m. Monday. Both services at Chapel, Rev. Bob Carden officiating. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at St. Francis Church Hall after the interment. In lieu of flowers, donations maybe made to the Kidney Foundation.
Felipe Sena – Telluride Daily Journal – August 8, 1902 – Horrible Coal Mine Explosion – Gas and Powder Explode in Mine Number Three at Town of Bowen, Near Trinidad – Thirteen Bodies Recovered – Note: Felipe Sena is listed among the dead of the Bowen Mine disaster, August 7, 1902. Felipe Sena: Mexican, age 30, single. He was a “machine helper” for the Union Coal Company; cause of death was an explosion. Source: Denver Public Library, “Colorado Mining Fatalities." Click here: http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/bowen.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.
Fred Sena – Pueblo Chieftain – August 27, 2006 – Fred Sena, born July 20, 1948, led a very adventurous life and on July 14, 2006 he passed away in Phoenix, Ariz. He took the greatest adventure of all. The one women he knew he could always count on survives Fred, his Mom, Viola Fischer, also survived by his step father Clarence, his sons Jesse, Fred Jr. (Tina), and 4 Grandsons, Brothers Bill Saiz, John (Karie) Saiz, Sisters Linda (Lee) Sokol and Vicky (Chris) Grinstead. Also survived by his special niece Tara and many other nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place and there will be service held in Fred's honor on Sept. 3, 2006 in Las Vegas, N.M.
Sena, Isaiah Diego
Isaiah Diego Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - September 30, 1999 - Isaiah Diego Sena, newborn, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 24, 1999. Survived by parents, Jeanne Mascarenas and Jesus Sena; sisters, Alexandria Padilla and Amber Fuentes; grandparents, Joanna Benavidez, Jerry (Deborah) Mascarenas, Jesus Sena and Maria (Jesus Rodriguez) Sena; uncles, Jerry Mascarenas Jr., Chris Mascarenas, Josh Mascarenas and Tim and Adrian Sena; cousins, Jerimiah Mascarenas and Antonia Vigil-Sena. Memorial Mass, 11 a.m. Friday, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Relatives and friends will be received at St. Joseph's Hall following the Mass.
Sena, Jose A.
Jose A. "Tony" Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - July 02, 2006 - Jose A. "Tony" Sena, 85, passed away June 27, 2006, at Parkview Medical Center. Born Oct. 18, 1920, in Dulce, N.M., to the union of Onesimo and Stephanita (Martinez) Sena. They preceded him in death, as well as a son, Anthony C. Sena in 1964. Tony retired from CF&I steel/wire mill with over 34 years service. He enjoyed traveling with his beloved wife of 62 years, going to dances, camping, fishing and hunting. He also liked to spend time with his grandchildren, keeping up with their school work and grades. "Education" was his password. He also enjoyed doing carpentry work and going to Cripple Creek. He was a member of local 2102. Survived by his beloved wife, Dorothy M. (Pineda) Sena; three wonderful daughters, Marie H. Villanueva, Rosalie A. Sanchez (Daniel) Montoya, and Dorothy F. Sena; siblings, Paul (Ermma) Sena, William Sena, Mary (Alfonso) Rocha, Bertha Rivera, Molly Bustos, Dora Gutierrez, Mable (Pete) Acuna and Margie Martinez; eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation noon to 5 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Both services, St. Francis Xavier Church. Rosary vigil 7 p.m. today. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Monday. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at 1807 Comanche.
Sena, Leonarda A.
Leonarda A. Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - September 07, 2004 - Leonarda A. Sena, 91, of Walsenburg, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2004. Survived by her children, Carmen (Dusty) Duran, Pueblo, Ersie Herndon, Virginia (Squeaky) Martinez, Walsenburg, Phillip (Vivian) Sena, Pueblo; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Felipe Sena; daughter, Madeline Vigil; sister, Rafaelita Vigil; and niece, Viola Vigil. Rosary, 1:30 p.m. Thursday, and funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Thursday, St. Mary Church. Interment, North St. Mary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Alzheimer's Association or The Senior Outreach Program.
Sena, Margarita V.
Margarita V. Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - June 29, 1999 - Margarita V. Sena, departed this life on June 26, 1999 , in Pueblo. She loved to play bingo, and was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Preceded in death by husbands, Ralph Vigil and Albertano Sena- son, Roger Vigil- stepsons, Pete and Augustine Sena- and brother, Eugene Rodriguez. Survived by children, Lupe Vigil, Tim (Elsie) Sena, Eppie (John) Martinez, Albertano (Juanita) Sena, Jess (Angie) Sena, Tom (Doris) Sena and Rosemary (Ida) Sena- stepchildren, Viola (Adelmo) Vialpando, Susie (Cristobal) DeHerrera and Ivan (Lucille) Sena-daughter-in-law, Mabel Vigil- brothers, Joe, Louie, Gilbert and Alex Rodriguez- sister, Jennie Munoz- 27 grandchildren- 27 great-grandchildren-many good friends, including Joe Jaramillo, Mr. and Mrs. Moses Salazar and Martha Petrolay- and numerous nieces and nephews. Many thanks to the Parkview hospital doctors and working staff. Visitation at funeral home, 10 a.m. to 7p.m. today. Rosary, 7 p.m. today at Garden Chapel. Funeral Mass,10 a.m. Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at St. Leander. Interment, St. Vrain Cemetery, Avondale.
Sena, Maria Deluvina
Maria Deluvina "Della" Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - June 25, 1998 - Maria Deluvina "Della" Sena, 71, passed away unexpectedly June 23, 1998. A Pueblo resident for the past 35 years, Della was born Feb. 8, 1927, in Springer, N.M. Survived by her beloved husband of 53 years, Rolando Terry" Sena- children, Victor (Rose Ann) Sena, Pueblo, Martin (Teresita) Sena, Alamogordo, N.M., Dianna (Dan) Aragon, Avondale, Sam Sena, Denver, Lynda Sena, Denver, Yolanda (Dennis) Gonzales, Pueblo, Correne (John) Natividad, Denver, and Eileen (Phil) Loughnane, Baskinridge, N.J.- siblings, Leo Ocanas, Michael (Laney) Ocanas, Albert (Nelda) Ocanas, Alfred (Victoria) Ocanas, Juan (Lucy) Lobato, Delfido (Sylvia) Lobato, Herman (Annie) Lobato, Mike Madrid, Tony (Virginia) Madrid, Ernie (Ruth) Lobato, Jose Gomez, Florence Reyes, Lydia Gonzales, Teresa (Mike) Dickey, Peggy (Terry) Masias, Victoria (Jose) Romero, Evan Trujillo, Alicia (Andy) Jaramillo and Esmeralda (Arthur) Garcia- grandchildren, Pearl (Jason) Martinez, Karen (Mike) Hicks, Victor Sena Jr., Priscilla Sena, Sonia (Jeff) Zelinski, Melonie (Andy) Bachicha, Carie (T.J.) Romero, Samantha Sena, Melissa Sena, Danny (Tammy) Aragon, Daryl (Linda) Aragon, Denise Gonzales, Teresa Gonzales, Angela Gonzales, Stephanie Gonzales, Anthony (Ali) Natividad, Charles Natividad, Justine Natividad, Paul Klaas, Phillip Klaas and Melissa Klaas- great-grandchildren, Danielle, Jason Jr., Alexandria, William, Taylor, Kiana, Javin, Mariah, Alexis, Savannah, Gabrielle, Daniel Jr. and Crusito- and her mother-in-law, Flor F. Sena, New Mexico. Della is preceded in death by her parents, Juan and Rebecca (Ocanas) Madrid- grandparents who raised her, Juan and Rufufo Madrid- and a brother, Dan Ocanas. At Della's request, cremation has taken place. Memorial Mass, 10:30 a.m. Friday, Christ the King Catholic Church, Rev. Tom Adrians, celebrant. Family will receive friends at the home.
Sena, Reyes Grace
Reyes Grace Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - September 27, 2003 - Reyes Grace Sena, 83, went to be with the Lord Sept. 25, 2003. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Napoleon Sena; two sons, Manuel and Gilbert Sena; grandson, Kenneth Martinez II. Survived by brother, Marino Garcia; sons, Jesus Sena Sr., Fred Sena, Raymond Sena, all of Pueblo, and Domingo Sena of Whitney, Texas; daughters, Mary Garcia, Jeanette Martinez of Pueblo, Juanita Gonzales of Alamagordo, N.M., and Delores Segovia of Amarillo, Texas. She had several stepsons and stepdaughters and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was known to those who loved her as a strong and caring person who loved to quilt, sew, garden, feed the animals, and was a true Broncos fan. Family and friends will be received at 1902 E. 10th St. before services. Rosary to be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Romero Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, at St. Anne Church. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after both services. Interment, Imperial Cemetery.
Sena, Richard Sr.
Richard Sena Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - May 06, 2001 - Richard Sena Sr., age 99, of Lamar, died May 5, 2001. Rosary and scripture service 7 p.m. Tuesday, celebration of funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2001, both services at St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Lamar, Colo. Burial will follow at the Holly Cemetery in Holly, Colo. Visitation 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday at Valley Memorial. Contributions may be made to Melvin Hendrickson School or S.D.S.
Robert Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - February 18, 2006 - Robert Sena, 61, of Pueblo, passed away on Feb. 14, 2006. He was preceded in death by his parents, Orlando and Grace Sena. Survived by his loving wife, Pauline Sena; children, Michael (Mesa) Sena, Daniel Sena and Rachel (Anthony) Garig; brother, Toby (Rose) Sena; sisters, Lena (Manuel) Garcia and Mary Sena; and other relatives and friends. Memorial service, 3 p.m. today, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 4121 Nature Center Road. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero's Hall following service.
Sena, Roger A.
Roger A. Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - November 16, 2002 - Roger A. Sena, 87, passed away Nov. 14, 2002. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary M. Sena; parents, Rogelio and Isabel Sena; and sister, Eloisa Gallegos. Survived by his children, the Rev. Charles Sena of La Junta, Colo., and Priscilla (Raymond ) Cid, of Pueblo; grandchildren, Kristie (Brian) Mumpy, of Denver, Kenneth (Lanette) Cid and Cheryl Cid, both of Pueblo; great-grandson, Daniel Cid; brother, Ernest Sena of California. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Mr. Sena retired from the Colorado State Hospital and was a member of Sacred Heart Cathedral, where the Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday, with inurnment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, those who wish may make donations to the Los Pobres program in care of Sacred Heart Church of Avondale.
Rolando Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - November 13, 2006 - Rolando "Terry" Sena, 80, born March 23, 1926, in Bernillo, N.M., passed away Nov. 10, 2006. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He retired from the Pueblo Army Depot in 1980, with more than 30 years of service. Preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children, Maria "Della" Sena; his father and mother, Herculano and Flora Sena; brothers, Wilton, Horace and Ralph Sena. He is survived by his wife, Mary Sena; sisters, Ida Sena, Donnie Armendarez; sister-in-law, Patsy Sena; children and stepchildren, Victor (Rose Ann) Sena, Martin (Teresita) Sena, Dianna (Dan) Aragon, Sam Sena, Lynda (Bruce) Hunt, Yolanda (Dennis) Gonzales, Corrinne Natividad, Eileen (Phil) Loughnane, Sharon Bonner, Arlene (Ben) Avila, Susan Gomez, Jeanette (Chris) Edmondson; 30 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; and other relatives and friends. Rolando enjoyed spending time with his family, dancing, fishing and hunting. Memorial Mass, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Christ The King Catholic Church. Private Sena family inurnment, Roselawn Cemetery. The Sena family will receive friends at the Christ The King reception hall following the Mass.
Rose Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - February 15, 2000 - Rose Sena, 82, born Aug. 24, 1917, passed away Feb. 13, 2000. Predeceased by husband, Elfido Sena. Survived by children, Rose Marie Sena, Robert Sena, Richard (Viola) Sena, Juanita Padilla, Mary (Dean) Martinez, Patricia (Arthur) Aragon, Dolores Sena, Carl (Frances) Hernandez and Joe Hernandez; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers; and a sister. Viewing, noon to 7 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday. Rosary, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in her memory.
Sena, Rose M.
Rose M. Sena - Huerfano World - June 4, 1992 - Mass of Christian Burial for Rose Martinez Sena, 76, of Denver, formerly of Walsenburg, was Tuesday from Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Denver. Mrs. Sena died Thursday, May 28, 1992, in St. Anthony Church in Denver. Survivors include a sister, Sofie Valdez, Colorado Springs; a brother, J.J. Martinez, Florence; two nieces and a nephew she raised, Virginia Nava, La Mirada, CA, Adeline Ortega, Denver and Mike Martinez, Denver; numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Denver.
Sena, Rose Marie
Rose Marie Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - December 28, 2004 - Rose Marie Sena, 49, born Dec. 12, 1955, passed away Dec. 25, 2004. Predeceased by parents, Elfido and Rose Sena; sisters, Esther Sena, Virginia Sena and Patty Sena; brothers, Fred Sena Jr. and Vincent Sena. Survived by sisters, Theresa Montoya, Pat Aragon, Juanita Padilla, Delores Sena and Mary Sena; brothers, Joey and Carl Hernandez, Rick and Arthur Sena; numerous nieces and nephews. Rose was a member of St. Francis Xavier Parish where she served as a Eucharistic minister and dedicated herself to the church. There will be no viewing. Rosary, 7 p.m. Wednesday, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, both services at St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food or flowers, donations may be made to St. Francis Xavier Church.
Tobias "Toby" Sena - Pueblo Chieftain - February 21, 2000 - Tobias "Toby" Sena, 71, beloved husband of Adelaida "Lola" Sena, passed away unexpectedly Feb. 18, 2000, at St. Mary-Corwin hospital. Mr. Sena was born March 17, 1928, in Walsenburg. Preceded in death by his father, Rafael Sena; brother, Mickie Medina; and granddaughter, Erika Sena. Also survived by his mother, Beneranda Medina; children, Richard "Dick" (Joanne) Sena, Eleanor (Dan) Treanor, Isabel "Cindy" Sena, Ernie (Pearl) Sena and Donald (Leslie) Sena; grandchildren, Monica (Andy) Bobian, Shawnna (Keith) Williams, Daniel "DJ" (Kelly) Treanor, Joline Treanor, David Treanor, Jeremy Sena, Crystal Sena, Danelle Sena and Dominick Sena; great-grandchildren, Chanae Bobian, Ricardo Bobian, Devon Bobian, Austin Bobian, Tyler Williams, Cheyenne Williams, Seth Treanor and Korilyn Treanor; siblings, Gloria (John) Reed, LaVina (Ben) Reed, Connie Medina, Bernard Medina and Lalo Sena; three aunts, Lupe Martinez, Nellie Lopez and Demi Valdez; and other relatives and friends. Toby and Lola would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 23, 2000. He served in the USAF and retired from the CF&I rail finishing mill in 1985. Toby was an active member of Holy Family Parish, where he served as an usher and Eucharistic minister. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, watching boxing matches, and playfully, but so lovingly, harassing his grandchildren. He also loved to dance. Visitation, 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Angelus Chapel. Rosary and funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Rev. Jesse Perez, celebrant. Full military honors at graveside, Imperial Memorial Gardens, by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Family will receive friends at Holy Family Parish Hall following the burial rites.
Filomene Senatore – Yuma Pioneer – April 17, 1908 – The county commissioners of Pueblo County have offered a reward of $50 for the capture of Castano Senatore, the Italian who, it is charged, shot and killed his wife on the 12th inst. and escaped. Note: Filomene Senatore was buried in Roselawn Cemetery in Pueblo, Colorado.
Senatore, Lottie M.
Lottie M. Senatore - Pueblo Chieftain - February 18, 2001 - Lottie M. Senatore, 92, born March 15, 1908, entered the gates of Heaven Feb. 17, 2001. Preceded in death by husband, longtime newspaper employee, Mike Senatore, in 1982; parents, Liberato and Concetta Giordano; brother, John Giordano; and sister, Lucille Finley. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Alex Krupka; grandchildren, Dr. Mike and Laura Krupka, Daniel and Susan Krupka, and Donna and Craig Law. Also survived by five great-grandchildren, Scott and Jill Law, Stephanie, Marshall and Michael Krupka; brother, Louis Giordano; sister-in-law, Rose White; special niece, Pearalee (Larry) DeShazer; dear friends, Angie and John Krupka; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Lottie's church, family and friends were very precious to her. Every breath that she took was for them. She will always be loved and remembered for her smiles and hugs which she gave to everyone. She was a member of Shrine of St. Therese church, the CCW, and the Little Flower Sewing Group. At her request there will be no viewing. Rosary Monday, 6 p.m. and funeral Mass Tuesday, 10 a.m., both at Shrine of St. Therese. Entombment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Shrine of St. Therese Memorial Fund in her memory.
R. Sentena - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - September 15, 1922 - Pueblo - Collision of his motorcycle with a wagon here caused the instant death of R. Sentena, 26, of the Pike View mine, near Colorado Springs.
Senum, Olive G.
Olive G. Senum - Pueblo Chieftain - June 28, 2002 - Olive G. Senum, longtime Pueblo resident, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2002. She was born Oct. 2, 1919, in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada. Olive graduated in 1956 from the University of Colorado with a bachelor's degree in nursing. She practiced as a Registered Nurse in a multitude of health care settings, including hospitals, public health, and finally as a nursing instructor at SCSC, retiring in 1983. She is preceded in death by her loving parents, Tom and Cora Senum. Although she was a naturalized citizen, her pride as an American and especially a Pueblo resident were paramount in her life. Her cats were constant and precious companions. She was an active member of the Tabor Lutheran Church and enjoyed Bible study group on Wednesday and the Project Group on Thursday. In addition, she was a volunteer at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center. She is survived by her beloved friends, Miriam and Tom Lindahl, their children and Suzie and John Fox. She leaves behind Canadian and American relatives and wonderful Pueblo friends, particularly those in her church. Olive will be missed because the total of her life was spent practicing the "gentle art of caring" to quote the first modern nurse, Florence Nightingale. Viewing at 3 p.m. Saturday, followed by funeral service at 4 p.m. at Tabor Lutheran. Those who wish may send contributions to the Tabor Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, or the Pueblo County Humane Society through the funeral home.
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