The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Stice, William J.
William J. “Bill” Stice - Pueblo Chieftain - November 09, 2003 - William J. “Bill” Stice, 54, born Dec. 19, 1948, passed away Nov. 7, 2003. Survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Becky Stice; children, Shawn (Dawn) Stice, and Amy Stice; grandchildren, Rachel and Josh Stice; brothers and sisters, Norman (Betty) Stice, Jerry (JoAnn) Stice, Jean (Merle) Rowland, Norma (Jonsey) Wright, Barbara (Les) Stolz, Sharol (Chief) Roush, Carol (Bob) Hughes, Linda (Don) Mead, Philip (Pat) Stice, Gail (Jim) Carpenter and Ken (Shirley) Stice; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ken (Katie) Hefty, Betty (Doyle) Jackson, Phillip (Sue) Hefty, Richard Hefty and Bob (Sharon) Hefty, as well as numerous nieces and nephews and special family friends, Sandy Stice, June Stice, Judy McCoy and Lois Perrin. Memorial service, 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, First United Methodist Church, 310 W. 11th Street. In lieu of food and flowers, contributions may be made to the Bill Stice Memorial Fund through the funeral home office.

Stich, Clarence E. Jr.
Clarence E. Stich Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - July 30, 2005 - Clarence E. Stich Jr., 70, passed away July 28, 2005. Survived by his wife, Ophelia M. Stich; children, Monica Stich, Sonja Honeywell, DaVanny Stich, Sheila Cochran, Jamie Stich, Steve Barnes and Judy Barnes; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers, Gordon, Benny, Elfie and Glenn Stich; also survived by numerous other relatives and friends. Mr. Stich was a member of St. Joseph Church and retired from the Pepsi-Cola Company. Throughout his career he was a diesel mechanic. Visitation, 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. Rosary recitation, 6 p.m. Sunday, and funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday; both at T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home. Interment, Roselawn. Those who wish may make contributions to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home office.

Stickler, George H.
George H. Stickler - Pueblo Chieftain - December 18, 1987 - George H. Stickler, late of 1709 E. Fifth, passed away Dec. 16, 1987. Mr. Stickler was a member of Park Hill Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Marion Stickler, of the family home; one stepson, Howard (Bonnie) Turpin, Simi Valley, Calif.; two sons, George (Sandi) Stickler, Fountain, and Patrick Stickler, Canada; seven grandchildren, Michael Turpin, Terri Yoder, Peter Stickler, Shelly Stickler, Elizabeth Turpin, Jenny Stickler and Vanessa Stickler; and one sister, Ethel Johnston, Pueblo. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, with the Rev. Leaon D. Griswold of Park Hill Baptist Church officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Stickler, Lois M.
Lois M. Stickler - Pueblo Chieftain - November 16, 2001 - Lois M. Stickler, 80, born March 4, 1921, passed away Nov. 15, 2001. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Jess E. Stickler in 1962; brother, Everett Leon Kenner, killed in action during WWII August 1943; and parents, Jess and Pearl Kenner. Survived by her children, son, Wayne (Norma) Everett Devendorf, daughter, Linda K. (Carl) Allphin; daughter-in-law, Peggy Greathouse; grandchildren, Colene (Bobby) Vigil, David (Barbara) Devendorf, Candace (Kevin) Boehle, all of Pueblo; Charles Tracy (Natalya) Herndon of Berlin; Michael Trevor (Lisa) Herndon, U.S. Navy Carl Vinson, James H. (Tracy) Lundblade, U.S. Air Force Abilene, Texas; Jeremy T. Lundblade, Pueblo; step-grandchildren, Julie Goure of Pueblo, Debbie (Michael) Taylor of Omaha, Neb., Kara Allphin of Colorado Springs; Matthew Allphin of Haxtun, Colo., Jennifer Allphin and Brandon Allphin, both of Pueblo; and numerous great-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. Lois was very devoted to her family and she was a loving mother and grandmother. She was hit by a drunk driver in 1997 and never fully recovered. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Kyra Hootman and the staff at University Park Care Center. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Stickler, Marion Elizabeth
Marion Elizabeth Stickler - Pueblo Chieftain - July 12, 2000 - Marion Elizabeth Stickler, 85, passed away July 9, 2000, in Pueblo. Survived by son, Howard (Bonnie) Turpin of Simi Valley, Calif.; grandson, Michael (Jennifer) Turpin; great-grandson, Kyle Turpin, Huntington Beach, Calif.; granddaughter, Elizabeth (Zachary) Turpin Stokes, Simi Valley; son, Patrick Stickler, Kent, Wash.; granddaughters, Shelly Cano, Pueblo, and Jennifer Cano, El Paso, Texas; and son, George Stickler of Woodland Park, Colo. Also survived by nieces, Margaret and Elizabeth West of Seattle; and longtime dear friends, Judy Lehman and family. Visitation at the funeral home from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday. Service is planned for 11 a.m. Thursday, July 13, 2000, at Park Hill Baptist Church, followed by graveside services at Imperial Memorial Gardens (Please note change in service time).

Stickley, Gladys M.
Gladys M. Stickley - Pueblo Chieftain - December 8, 1987 - Gladys M. Stickley, 50, passed away Dec. 5, 1987, in Denver. Service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Peacock-Wood Chapel. Interment, Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation will be held 5 to 8 p.m. today. Memorial contributions may be made to Prowers Medical Center.

Stidham, Barnell Timothy
Barnell Timothy Stidham - Pueblo Chieftain - October 12, 2006 - Barnell Timothy Stidham, 39, of Colorado Springs, passed away Oct. 5, 2006. Barnell is survived by his father, Barnell Stidham; mother, Betty (David) Montoya; grandparents, Carlos and Alice Zaragosa; son, Tavaris Stidham; brothers and sisters, Afro Stidham, Jeanette Stidham, Cecily Vigil, David Montoya and Bobby Franklin; special friend, Sherrie Lucero; godparents, Gilbert Orlando Martinez and Adela Cunningham; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by grandparents, Piedad and Paulino Rivera; brother, Danny Rivera; and special uncle, Curtis Stidham. Barnell graduated from Widefield High School, class of 1985. He served in the Persian Gulf War with the Navy. He also was an avid Colts fan. Barnell enjoyed his family and had a special love for his grandmother, Alice Zaragosa. Visitation, 2 to 5 p.m. today, Oct. 12, 2006, Roselawn Funeral Home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Stidham, Lydia Fern
Lydia Fern Stidham - Pueblo Chieftain - November 2, 1987 - Mrs. Lydia Fern Stidham passed away at a local nursing home Oct. 31, 1987. Survived by niece, Mrs. Irene Jones; great niece, Mrs. Walter (Ralene) Sifers; great-great-niece, Tiffany Sifers, all of Pueblo. Preceded in death by her husband, Ed Stidham, on Jan. 13, 1978. Born Jan. 9, 1917, in Rayago, N.M., having taught elementary school in Arkansas before moving to Pueblo. Member of Church of Christ-Christian. Service announcements later.

Stifel, Enrico
Enrico Stifel - Telluride Daily Journal - January 23, 1907 - Explosion in Trinidad Mine Today - Trinidad, Jan. 23 - An explosion in the main entry of the mouth of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company's coal mine at Primero occurred this morning. It is reported that twenty miners were killed and may be more. The explosion it is supposed was caused by a "windy shot." Note: Enrico Stifel is listed among the dead of the Primero Mine disaster of January 23, 1907 through the Denver Public Library's collection entitled "Colorado Mining Fatalities." It lists Enrico Stifel as an Italian, age 28, and single. He was working as a "day man" for Colorado Fuel & Iron, and the cause of death was listed as an explosion of gas and dust. For complete details of this disaster go to: http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/primero.html

Stiffli, Enrico
Enrico Stiffli - Daily Nevada State Journal, Reno, NV - January 24, 1907 - Primero, Colorado - Colorado Fuel & Iron Co. Coal Mine Explosion, January 23, 1907 - Twenty lives go out in a mine explosion over in Colorado - Trinidad, Colo., Jan 23 - Twenty miners, according to the authentic information available his evening, lost their lives as a result of an explosion which occurred at three o'clock this morning in the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company's Coal mine near Primero, twenty miles west of this city. Twenty coffins have been ordered by the company from a local undertaking establishment. Two of the dead are Frank Hobat, miner, and R. J. Lumbey, fire boss. The names of the other men killed have not been learned, as the shift boss, who had charge of the men who went into the mine last night, is missing. All the men except Lumley were foreigners, most of them being Italians. The explosion stopped the air fan, which was not repaired until late today, and there is little chance that any of the men in the mine at the time of the explosion are still alive. District Superintendent Robert O'Neil is personally directing the work of rescue. Volunteers from adjacent mines are assisting. Rescuers have been divided into two hour shifts and work will be kept up continuously until the entire mine is explored. During the entire day excitement ran high and relatives of the entombed miners stood waiting at the entrance to the mine for a sight of any of the victims that might be brought to the surface. The damage to the mine cannot be learned tonight. An attempt is being made to force air into the mine in the hope that some of the entombed men may be alive, and thus prevent their suffocating. Late advices are that the mine is badly wrecked. The rescue party has penetrated three hundred feet and recovered four bodies, the names not being given. Reno Evening Gazette, Reno, NV- Jan 24, 1907 - Trinidad, Colo., January 24, 1907 - Heroically at work the rescuing party has so far succeeded in recovering but four bodies from the Primero Mine where the explosion occurred yesterday morning. Following is a list of dead whose bodies have been recovered: Angelo Pezitti, Fortunato Gracamato, Enrico Stiffli, C. Casagranada. The missing supposed to be dead in the mine are: J. Reece Lumley, mine boss; Madisto Formali, Louie and Joseph Sipas, John Tokar, John Toth, John Toth Jr., M. Omadono, Angelo Maddelena, Robert and John Fatur and Julius Randolph.

Stigall, Eugene M.
Eugene M. Stigall - Huerfano World - November 7, 2002 - Eugene M. Stigall died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002. Mr. Stigall was born March 18, 1925 in Kansas City, MO, to Bennett M. and Agnes Stigall. He moved to La Veta in 1946. Mr. Stigall, a charter member of Fort Francisco Museum, built the wishing well on the museum grounds. Mr. Stigall is survived by his wife, Gail Ritter Stigall, whom he married in July 2002. He was preceded in death by his sister, Katherine Bray. In respect for Gene's wishes, his ashes will be scattered in a private ceremony. Memorials may be sent to Sun Circle, c/o Jaime Perez, 7600 Franklin Dr., El Paso, TX, 79915.

Stigall, Lenore K.
Lenore K. Stigall - Huerfano World - April 11, 2002 - Lenore K. Stigall, 84, of La Veta, died Saturday, April 7, 2002 at the Walsenburg Care Center, where she was a resident. Mrs. Stigall was born on Jan. 24, 1918 in Oakview, a small mining camp near La Veta, to J.R. and Helen Kmetz Franks. She married Eugene M. Stigall on Dec. 27, 1969. Mrs. Stigall, a member of Christ the King Church, is survived by her husband, Eugene M. Stigall, La Veta; a brother, Patrick James McDonald, New Jersey; and a nephew, Bryan McDonald, Arizona. Cremation, Imperial/Almont Crematory, Pueblo.

Stiler, H. O. (Mrs.)
Mrs. H. O. Stiler - Colorado Weekly Chieftain - April 7, 1879 - We are sorry to note the death of Mrs. H. O. Stiler, late of Sutonia, Ohio. She was buried in the Pueblo cemetery yesterday (Wednesday) at 2 P.M. The deceased suffered for eighteen months with lung disease, was a devoted Christian and died in perfect hope of realizing the beauties of heaven. Mr. Stiler has the sympathy of his many friends in his late affliction.

Stiles, Walter Doyal
Walter Doyal Stiles - Pueblo Chieftain - April 06, 2001 - Walter Doyal Stiles passed away April 3, 2001, in Pueblo. Walter was born May 18, 1931, in Hasty, Colo., to Charles and Lola Maloy Stiles. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force. Walter moved to Pueblo in 1992, following his retirement from TRW Aerospace Research in Redondo Beach, Calif. He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Steven; half sisters, Edna Stephens and Grace Carpenter; brother, Raymond Stiles; and sister, Hazel Ashmore. His survivors include his wife, Lois, of Pueblo; son, Tim (Kathy) Stiles of California; granddaughter, Rebekah Stiles of Arizona; sisters, Lois (Don) Olds of Nevada, Eva Lee Freeman of Englewood, Lola (Bill) Malloy; brother, Alvin (Julie) Stiles of Fowler; sisters-in-law, Charlet Stiles of Washington and Helen Smith of Las Animas; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 9, 2001, in the First Church of the Nazarene, 84 Stanford, with Rev. Conley Henderson officiating.

Still, Audria
Audria Still - Pueblo Chieftain - April 9, 1987 - Audria Still, April 7, 1987. Service, 10 a.m. Friday at Wilson Almont Chapel, Canon City. Interment, 1 p.m. Friday, Memorial Gardens, Colorado Springs. Memorial contributions may be made to the Canon City Church of God Memorial Fund in care of Wilson Almont Chapel

Stillman, Doris
Doris Wells Stillman - Pueblo Chieftain - January 19, 1998 - Doris Wells Stillman, passed away Jan. 17, 1998. She was born in Pueblo, Nov. 1, 1909, and was a lifetime Pueblo resident. Wife of Thomas "Zinn" Stillman who passed away Nov. 4, 1957. She is survived by two sons, Thomas Z. (Josephine) Stillman Jr., Visalia, Calif., and Michael W. (Kay) Stillman, Pueblo, as well as two grandchildren, Karen Stillman, Visalia, Calif., and Ken Stillman. She is also survived by her aunt, Mrs. Floyd Chambers and several cousins. Mrs. Stillman graduated from the University of New Mexico and was employed by the Pueblo County Department of Social Services until the time of her retirement in 1977. She was a member of Ascension Episcopal Church, Alpha Chi Omega Sorority and PEO Chapter CI. Eucharist of Christian Burial, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Ascension Episcopal Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Pueblo Zoo in care of the funeral home office.

Stillman, Michael Wells
Michael Wells Stillman - Pueblo Chieftain - March 06, 2004 - Michael Wells Stillman, born Nov. 8, 1942, passed away March 1, 2004. Preceded in death by his parents, T. Zinn and Doris Stillman. Survived by his wife, Kay; his son, Ken, and daughter-in-law, Dana; brother, Tom, and his wife, Josephine; and niece, Karen Mason; brother-in-law, John and Kate Cooper; niece, Carrie; and nephew, Jack Cooper. Michael joined Luria Brothers in 1966 and then became vice-president of the Western U.S. area in 1975. He opened the National Material Trading Office in 1989 and later the Progress Rail Office in 1994. During the upheaval and changes in the scrap trading industry, Mike was able to keep all of his employees in Pueblo and was adamant about not moving his office or his employees out of Pueblo. Michael joined the First National Bank - Colorado in 2002, and served on the Minnequa Bank Board of Directors. He also served on the Pueblo Water Board of Water Works from January 1980 to March 1, 2004. Mike was a member of the Pueblo Rotary Club No. 43 since 1979. He supported the Pueblo Zoo, and was very active in the Pueblo County GOP Party as well as the state-level GOP Party. Mike always had been a strong supporter of the community of Pueblo. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Monday, March 8, 2004, Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pueblo Zoological Society in care of the funeral home office.

Stilson, Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas Stilson - Pueblo Chieftain - December 31, 2003 - Kirk Douglas Stilson, 40, went to be with our Lord on Dec. 29, 2003. Survived by parents, William R. and Maxine Stilson; daughter, Maxine; brothers, Skip (Lori) Stilson and Craig Stilson; sister, Christina (Lyle) William; nephews, Branden (Rondi) Richardson, Austen Williams and Mark Stilson; uncles, Ralph "Skip" (Dolores) Stilson and Denny Stilson; and numerous cousins and nieces. Kirk will be sadly missed by all. Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with Pastor David Grossman officiating. Interment will be in the Mountain View Cemetery.

Stilson, Marie C.
Marie C. Stilson - Pueblo Chieftain - September 07, 1998 - Marie C. Stilson passed away Sept. 6, 1998. Predeceased by her husband, Ralph, in 1990. Marie was born in Swink in 1908. Survived by her children, William (Maxine), Ralph Jr. (Dolores) and Denny Stilson. Also survived by 12 grandchildren- 20 great-grandchildren- and two great-great-grandchildren. She was employed several years for District 60 schools. For seven years she was a volunteer worker at the SRDA and was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. Visitation at the funeral home noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1998, at Mountain View Cemetery.

Stilwell, Woodrow
Woodrow "Woody" Stilwell - Pueblo Chieftain - February 18, 2001 - Age 87, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 16, 2001. He was born on Nov. 28, 1913, in Teuplo, Okla. Woody loved to fish and was a true fisherman. He also enjoyed watching all sports. He was a longtime member of the Southwest Church of Christ and he retired from the State Hospital as a psych tech after 35 years of service. He then stayed home for a year but had the urge to work and he took a job as a Wal-Mart greeter for another 8 years. He is predeceased by his son-in-law, Greg Garrison; three brothers; and three sisters. He is survived by his loving wife, Lena of 52 years; daughter, Mary Garrison of Pueblo; granddaughters, Misty and Lena Gale Garrison of Pueblo; numerous nieces, nephews, and other friends and relatives. Visitation will be Monday, Feb. 19, 2001, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. and funeral service will be 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2001, both at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment will be at Imperial Memorial Gardens, special services by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Casa De La Esperanza in care of the Southwest Church of Christ, 1635 S. Pueblo Blvd., Pueblo, Colo., 81005, in Woody's name.

Stimac, Richard T.
Richard T. Stimac - Pueblo Chieftain - February 03, 2004 - Richard T. Stimac, 71, passed away Jan. 31, 2004. Survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Anna Stimac; children, Sandy (Bruce) Burt of Pueblo, Rick (Vickie) Stimac of Windsor, Colo., Greg (Dawn) Stimac of Salida, Colo., Jeff (Susan) Stimac of Houston, Texas, and Susan (Kevin Nunn) Stimac of Pueblo; sisters, Julie Stimac of Pueblo, and Katherine Fertal of Fort Collins, Colo.; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, George and Emma Stimac; brother, George Stimac; and brother-in-law, Bill Fertal. Richard was born Dec. 29, 1932, in Keewatin, Minn. and married Anna on April 3, 1950, in Westcliffe, Colo. He retired from the Tube Mill at CF&I. Richard was a loving husband and father. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, playing cards and trips to Cripple Creek. Member of St. Peter the Apostle Episcopal Church and Eagle Aerie No. 145. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium and private family inurnment. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at St. Peter Church, 3939 W. Pueblo Blvd. with the Rev. Alex Howard officiating. Those who desire may make memorials to St. Peter the Apostle Memorial Fund.

Stimack, Carmella
Carmella "Carm" Stimack - Huerfano World - August 25, 1994 - Carmella "Carm" Stimack, 80, died Aug. 18, 1994, in Huerfano Medical Center. Born Dec. 14, 1913, she was a lifelong resident of Trinidad and Walsenburg. She retired after 25 years with Hobeika Ready-To-Wear Store in Walsenburg, Survivors include her husband, J.J. Stimack, Walsenburg; a daughter, Gerry Harriman, Walsenburg; a son, John Zgut, Walsenburg step-son, Don Stimack, Canon City; step-daughter, Mary Jo Miller, Canon City; three brothers, Joseph Martorano, Salvatore Martorano and Charles Martorano, Trinidad; four sisters, Angela Bergant and Antoinette Thomas, Trinidad; Mary Zanotelli, Colorado Springs and Anna Macchietto, Pueblo; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Her first husband, John Zgut, died in 1953. Mass of Christian Burial was from St. Mary Church in Walsenburg. Burial was in North St. Mary Cemetery.

Stimack, Frank Joseph
Frank Joseph Stimack - Rocky Mountain News - April 20, 2001 - Frank Joseph Stimack, 75, of Lakewood died April 14. Services were April 18, with inurnment at Fort Logan National Cemetery. Mr. Stimack was born in Toltec on Sept. 3, 1925. He married Alena Mae Jelinek, 1951. He served in the Navy during World War II. He was a teacher and coach. He was a member of BPOE Lakewood Elks. Survivors include his wife; daughters Marta Murray and Sandra, both of Lakewood; brothers Mike of California, Bob of Arvada; sister Helen Ugolini of Walsenburg; two grandchildren.

Stimack, Ida Nell
Ida Nell "Idy" Stimack - Pueblo Chieftain - December 24, 2004 - Ida Nell "Idy" Stimack passed away in Santa Rosa, Calif., on Dec. 19, 2004. Dearly beloved wife of John M. "Mike" Stimack. Loving mother of Jay Michael Stimack and his wife, Gayle of Carmichael, Calif., James M. Stimack and John M. Stimack of Santa Rosa, Calif. Adored grandmother of Jason, Jenae, Jess, Katy, Joe and Timothy. Cherished mother-in-law to Cindy and Kim Stimack. A native of Walsenburg, Colo., age 80 years. A member of St. Eugene Cathedral. Mrs. Stimack is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder where she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. For 27 years, she served as a kindergarten teacher for various schools in the Rincon Valley Union School District. Mrs. Stimack was a member of the California Teachers Association, and a life master of the American Contract Bridge League. While growing up in Walsenburg, she was a member of Rainbow for Girls. Ida Nell was an avid reader, enjoyed her crossword puzzles with the warmth of the morning sunshine, family card games and will be fondly remembered by her former students. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, at the Daniels Chapel of the Roses with Father Gerald Thomas officiating. Private family inurnment. If desired, donations in memory of Mrs. Stimack may be made to Schools Plus, P.O. Box 14714, Santa Rosa, CA, 95402, or to your favorite charity. Huerfano World - December 30, 2004 - Ida Nell "Idy" Stimack passed away in Santa Rosa, CA, Dec. 19, 2004. Dearly beloved wife of John M. "Mike" Stimack. Loving mother of Michael Stimack and his wife Gayle, of Carmichael, CA, James M. Stimack and John M. Stimack of Santa Rosa. Adored grandmother of Jason, Jenae, Jess, Katy, Joe and Timothy. Cherished mother-in-law to Cindy and Kim Stimack. A native of Walsenburg, age 80 years. A member of St. Eugene's Cathedral, Mrs. Stimack is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder where she was a member of Alpha, Chi Omega Society. For 27 years she served as a kindergarten teacher for various schools in the Rincon Valley Union School District. Mrs. Stimack is a member of the California Teachers Association and a Life Master of the American Contract Bridge League. While growing up in Walsenburg, she was a member of Rainbow for Girls. Ida Nell was an avid reader, enjoyed her crossword puzzles with the warmth of the morning sunshine, family card games and will be fondly remembered by her former students. A Memorial Service was held Monday, Dec. 27, 2004 at the Daniels Chapel of the Roses with Father Gerald Thomas officiating. Private family inurnment. If desired, donations in memory of Mrs. Stimack may be made to Schools Plus, P.O. Box 14714, Santa Rosa, CA 95402, or your favorite charity.

Stimack, John Michael
John Michael “Mike” Stimack - Huerfano World - November 2, 2006 - John Michael “Mike” Stimack passed away in Santa Rosa, CA on October 29, 2006 at the age of 84. Dearly beloved husband of the late Idpa Nell “Idy” Stimack; loving brother of Robert J. Stimack and wife Colleen of Pueblo, and Helen M. Ugolini of Walsenburg; dear father of Jay Michael Stimack and his wife Gayle of Carmichael, CA, James M. Stimack, and John M. Stimack, both of Santa Rosa, CA; adored grandfather of Jason, Jenae, jess, Katy, Joe and Timothy; cherished father-in-law of Kim and Cindy Stimack and uncle to numerous nieces and nephews. Born in Canon City, and raised in Walsenburg, a coal miner's son, he attended Denver University and received his undergraduate degree from Adams State College in Alamosa. In college he was an all-conference quarterback, and later became the head football coach from 1952-1956. He also coached baseball, wrestling and track at ASC. He was inducted into the Adams State College Athletics hall of Fame in 2003. He was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He received his Masters degree from Columbia University in New York and attended the University of California at Berkeley and Sonoma State University for additional post-graduate work. For 26 years, Mike was a mathematics instructor and counselor at Montgomery High School and was part of the initial Montgomery High School faculty when the school opened in 1958. Mike was the school's first Men's Varsity Basketball Coach. Known to most as “Coach,” Mike also assisted with the football and track teams during the opening years of the school, and later coached the golf team. He was a St. Eugene's Cathedral parishioner for 48 years. he served as President of the Santa Rosa National Little League and coached Babe Ruth League Baseball. Mr. Stimack was a member of the California Teachers Association, Montgomery Village Lion's Clue, Croatian Fraternal Union, SIRS, and along with Ida Nell, a life master of the American Contract Bridge League. Mr. Stimack was a World War II veteran serving on General Eisenhower's logistics staff in the European theatre. Mike truly enjoyed attending his grandchildren's activities and will be fondly remembered for annual football pools and as an avid local sports fan. Friends and family are invited to attend a Memorial Funeral Mass on Monday, November 6, 2006 at 2 p.m. at St. Eugene's Cathedral, 2323 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa. Private inurnment will be held at a later time at Fort Logan Cemetery, Fort Logan. In his memory, contributions may be made to the Sister Carol Tlach Outreach, 715 Kansas Avenue, Walsenburg.

Stimack, Joseph J.
Joseph J. "J. J." Stimack - Huerfano World - April 16, 1998 - Joseph J. "J. J." Stimack, 85, of Walsenburg, died Apr. 12, 1998 in St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo where he had been a patient for five days. A pillar of the county and his church, St. Mary Catholic, Mr. Stimack was born Aug. 29, 1912 in Croatia to Michale C. and Ann Kosovich Stimack. At the age of nine, he moved from Croatia to Canon City and later to Walsenburg, becoming sincerely involved in the community. He was first elected as a Democrat county commissioner in 1954, an office he held for 24 years, winning the victory by 75 votes over a Republican. Prior to that time he served on the Walsenburg City Council for 12 years. He served on numerous boards and committees for over 50 years and was instrumental in the city until his death. He was a member of St. Mary Church, a grand knight with the Walsenburg Knights of Columbus, a member of Keota Club, Elks Lodge, president of St. Mary Credit Union, St. Mary Cemetery Association, Walsenburg Golf Association, Council of Governments for Huerfano and Las Animas Counties, Commission of Southern Colorado Parochial League, Huerfano County Commission Chairman and Walsenburg City Council. Survivors include his children, Donald J. (Ruth) Stimack and Mary Joe (Dwayne) Miller, both of Canon City; brothers, Michael J. Stimack, Santa Rosa, CA, Robert J. and Frank J. Stimack, both of Denver; a sister, Helen Ugolini, Walsenburg; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, step-children and grandchildren, nieces and nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law. His first wife, Josephine died in 1978. His second wife, Carmella Stimack died in 1994. Funeral service was from St. Mary Church Wednesday. Burial was in North St. Mary Cemetery. Huerfano World - April 16, 1998 - Page 2: A member of the old guard of Walsenburg died this week. J. J. Stimack died April 12, 1998. He was a mule in his thinking, as one of his friends said. He never waivered from his ideas or proposals, no matter what anyone said. And, he was outspoken in each and everyone, saying them in meetings, of which he attended many or just around the coffee table. Lately, most every day of the week. In the late 70s and even before, he was firm in his convictions. He sold candy and raised money for the Walsenburg Club like there was no tomorrow. He sold squares on his perpetual boards for the church and the Knights of Columbus, always noting St. Mary School and her students would benefit. As a commissioner, he was known for his cajoling of people far and wide - sometimes for the betterment and sometimes for the worse. Most young people today would not understand his perceptions or his opinions. They were many and did lots of good for this community and county. If he stepped on a few toes, so be it. In the last years, he was in to his Keota Club - a card club organized with his many friends years ago. He didn't play golf much anymore, but there were years when he and his son and grandsons helped to make the annual invitational successful. He was a driver and steady. His company in this old world will be lamentately wanted by many who will see his demise as a part of the old guard gone away.

Stimack, Mike C.
Mike C. Stimack - Huerfano World - January 12, 1989 - Mike C. Stimack, 96, a long time resident of Walsenburg, died Jan. 4, 1989, in Huerfano County Hospital after a lengthy illness. Born Sept. 12, 1892, in Selo Novi, Gospic, Yugoslavia, he was married in 1911 in Yugoslavia to the former Annie Kosovich. He came to the United States in 1912 where he worked at many different places. He finally earned enough money to send for the rest of his family and they all came to Walsenburg to settle in 1922. He worked at many of the Huerfano County coal mines and eventually became a partner in ownership of the Blackhawk Mine. He retired in 1951 after over 48 years in the coal mines. Mr. Stimack was a member of United Mine Workers of America #9856, Croatian Fraternal Union #292 and St. Mary Church. Survivors include his children J.J. Stimack, Walsenburg, J. Michael Stimack, Santa Rosa, CA, Robert J. Stimack, Arvada, Frank J. Stimack, Lakewood, and Helen Ugolini, Walsenburg, 16 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday from St. Mary Church. Burial was in North St. Mary Cemetery with UMWA graveside service. J.M. Antle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Stimoc, Matt
Matt Stimoc – Eagle Valley Enterprise – May 4, 1917 – Explosion in Hastings Mine – Note: Matt Stimoc is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, April 27, 1917. Matt Stimoc: Austrian, age 28, single. He was a driver for the Victor-American Fuel Company; cause of death was an explosion due to an open safety lamp.  Source: Denver Public Library, "Colorado Mining Fatalities." See http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/hastings.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Stinchcomb, David Loryn
David Loryn Stinchcomb - Pueblo Chieftain - November 12, 2003 - David Loryn Stinchcomb, 36, born Jan. 23, 1967, passed away unexpectedly Nov. 10, 2003. He is preceded in death by father, John L. Stinchcomb in 1995; aunt, Betty Randall Wilson in 1993; and grandparents, Russell and Florence Stinchcomb and Louis and Theresa Conty. He is survived by his mother, Marie H. Stinchcomb of Pueblo; aunt, Nancy L. Conty of Albuquerque, N.M.; aunts and uncles, Naomi Elston, Kansas, Vernon Stinchcomb, Missouri, Bill Stinchcomb, Oklahoma, Don (Carol) Stinchcomb, Pueblo, Shirley (Albert) Osbment, Lamar, Maxine Coleman, Kansas, Sandra (Larry) Goodwin, Kansas; special great-aunt Lucille Diodosio, Pueblo; and numerous other aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, and special friends Kim and Della Mascarenas, Linda Dorsey and Greg Dorsey. David graduated from South High School in 1985. He was especially fond of his German shepherds, King, Queen, and most recently, Abilene. He loved NASCAR racing, playing the slot machines, and working with numbers and making charts. David loved gardening and operated his own lawn care business. He was a member of Holy Family Parish. At his request, cremation. Memorial service, 3 p.m. Thursday, at the George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Donations may be made to Pueblo Animal Services in his memory.

Stine, Edward
Edward Stine - Colorado Weekly Chieftain - February 7, 1878 - A snow slide, says the Tribune, occurred in Hall's gulch, in Park County. Last Sunday afternoon, killing Edward Stine, superintendent of Captain Ezekiel's mine, also carrying Lawrence Gent, superintendent of the Millionaire Mining and Tunnel Company, three hundred yards, and injuring him considerably. The body of Stine was afterwards found by the miners in the neighborhood, who worked energetically to that end, for which Captain Ezekiel desires to return thanks.

Stines, Della Chavez
Della Chavez Stines - Pueblo Chieftain - July 09, 1999 - Della Chavez Stines, 88, died July 6, 1999 , in Pueblo. Born April 4, 1911, in Bingham, N.M. Survived by sisters, Tonita Vigil and Emma Romero of Pueblo, Orce Gomez, of Albuquerque and Mary (Joe) Uncangco of California- numerous nieces and nephews- stepchildren, Felix (Cecelia), Albert (Judy), Ted, Maria Stines and Zella Albertson- and numerous step-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, George Stines- her mother, Ysabel Chavez- father, Dionicio, two brothers, John and Robert- two sisters, Mercedes and Marcita- and step-daughter, Anabelle Flores. Della was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses for more than 50 faithful years of service. Viewing, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, July 12, 1999 ,Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. If friends wish, memorial gifts may be sent to Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall in her memory.

Stines, Larry
Larry Stines - Pueblo Chieftain - November 20, 1999 - Larry Stines, 61, longtime resident of Pueblo passed away Thursday, Nov. 18, 1999. Mr. Stines was a former law enforcement officer and retired from Broderick and Gibbons. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Catherine (Green) Stines. He is survived by his wife, Jane Stines; daughter, Cindy (Marty) Hall; stepchildren, Kari (Bryan) Tunstill, Joey (Lewis) Snow, and Jennifer (Aaron) Smith; and five step-grandchildren; and one expected step grandchild. Also survived by a very special person in his life, Kathleen Stines. Memorial service, 2 p.m. today, at Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers family respectfully requests contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2450 South Downing Street, Denver, Colo., 80210-5846.

Stines, Mary G.
Mary G. Stines - Pueblo Chieftain - December 26, 2002 - Mary G. Stines, 92, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord Dec. 23, 2002. Born Oct. 24, 1910, in Las Manuelitas, N.M. Preceded in death by her husbands, William J. Stines and Joe Duran Sr.; daughter, Evelyn Duran; also a grandson, Bobby Joe Escobedo. Survived by her children, Annie (Ruben) Medina, Pueblo, Theresa (Ralph) Vasquez, Pueblo, Angie (Joe) Montoya, Pueblo, Joe (Della) Duran, Albuquerque, N.M., Margaret Escobedo, Pueblo, and Wilma (Robert) Espinoza, Citrus Heights, Calif.; 16 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Mary enjoyed singing, dancing, music and going to church festivals. She enjoyed spending time with her family. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. today and 1 to 7 p.m. Friday at Romero Chapel. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. Friday at Romero Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of The Assumption Church. Celebrant, the Rev. Ed Pettit. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after both services.

Stines, Mary M.
Mary M. Stines - Pueblo Chieftain - May 25, 2001 - Mary M. Stines passed away May 24, 2001. Mary was preceded in death by her loving husband, Fred Stines; and her daughter, Nole. She is survived by her daughters, Lupe (John) Schoby and Vincenta (Roger) Esquibel of Pueblo; sons, Larry Stines of Los Angeles, Calif., Willie (Virginia) Stines and Bobby Stines of Colorado Springs; 15 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by sister, Loyola Elsie; and brother, Joe Mascarenas, both of Pueblo. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Recitation of the Rosary, 7 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2001, Holy Family Catholic Church. Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Holy Family Catholic Church, with interment to follow, Roselawn Cemetery. The family may be contacted at 2317 Pine, home of Lupe and John Schoby.

Stinnett, Dorothy Lucille
Dorothy Lucille Stinnett - Pueblo Chieftain - November 17, 2006 - Dorothy Lucille (Emory) Stinnett joined her family in heaven on Nov. 16, 2006. She was born on Sept. 5, 1919, in St. Louis, Mo., to Clara and Lewis Emory. Lucille was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings, including brothers, William Merrill, James Woodrow, Harley and John Emory; and sisters, Margaret Louise Parker and Peggy Jane (Bowles) Wannop; her beloved son, C. Allen (Junie) Stinnett Jr.; granddaughter, Kathy Ann Johnson; and son-in-law, Kenneth L. Johnson. Left to cherish her memory are daughters, Diana Johnson and Debbie (Tom) Cody, Pueblo; daughter-in-law, Sharon Stinnett, Littleton, Colo.; grandchildren, David (Leslie) Stinnett, Woodland Hills, Calif., Darla (Don) Ramer, Thornton, Colo., Kelly (Ken) Kilcullen, Kristy Johnson, Valerie Cody, Becky (Greg) Horvat and Sarah Cody, all of Pueblo; great-grandchildren, Breanna and Dakota Reno, Will Ramer, Dylan and Cody Horvat, Ava Cody and Grace Stinnett; close friend and former husband, Clarence Stinnett. She also leaves behind sisters-in-law, Elsie Emory and Mary Emory; and several nieces and nephews. Dorothy retired from the Colorado State Hospital Forensic Division, where she worked as a Psychiatric Technician II. She was greatly loved, and will be deeply missed by all of whose lives she touched. The family would like to thank her nurse and friend, Kim Mattson. In lieu of food and flowers, please send donations to Frontier Hospice. Viewing, 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, T. G. McCarthy Funeral Home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 2006, Pueblo Christian Center. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Stinson, Donald E.
Donald E. Stinson - Pueblo Chieftain - March 05, 1986 - Donald E. Stinson, 42, a lifelong Pueblo resident, passed away March 3, 1986, after a lengthy illness. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He lived to ride his Harley-Davidson. He is survived at home by his wife, Joni L. Stinson, and step-daughter, Emilee Jones. He was the son of Homer and Pearl Stinson of Pueblo, and grandson of Ethel Stinson of Wellington, Kan. Brother of Johnna (Ray) Wiggins, Lee (Ann) Stinson, of Pueblo; Judy (Steve) Uth of West Warwick, R.I.; and Larry and Stan Stinson of Denver. Uncle of Donna Wiggins, Jerry, Ricky and Tina Uth. Also survived by many close motorcycle-riding friends. Contributions to assist the family may be made through the funeral home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Rose Chapel, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home, with Robert Russell officiating. Interment in Mountain View Cemetery.

Stinson, Pearl
Pearl Moss Stinson - Pueblo Chieftain - August 29, 2003 - Pearl Moss Stinson, 86, passed away in Pueblo, Colo., on Aug. 27, 2003. Pearl was born on June 7, 1917, in Wellington, Kan., to John and Eythel Burkett who preceded her in death; along with her loving husband of 54 years, Homer L. Stinson Sr.; son, Donald E. Stinson; and sister, Vivian Burkett. Pearl was a resident of Pueblo for 61 years, where she was a very much loved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is survived by her children, Johnna (Ray) Wiggins of Pueblo, Judy (Steve) Uth of Rhode Island, Dr. Lee Stinson of Pueblo, Larry D. Stinson of Denver, and Stan R. Stinson, Massachusetts; grandchildren, Donna (Clyde) Quimby of Pueblo, Jerry Uth, Ricky (Jenn) Uth, Tina Uth, all of Rhode Island; great-grandchildren, Brighton and Luke Quimby of Pueblo, Christopher, Patrick and Stephanie Uth of Rhode Island. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Darron Wilson officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in Pearl's name.

Stiteler, Judith Miller
Judith Miller Stiteler – Albuquerque Journal - April 23, 2002 - Judith Miller Stiteler, 61, born in Trinidad, Colorado, October 11, 1940, passed away on April 18, 2002 at her home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She attended Peru Prep and Peru State College, receiving her BA in 1961. She was a violin student of Victor Jindra from the age of eleven and majored in music at Peru. She taught strings in the public schools of Fort Morgan, Colorado in 1964. After receiving her MA from LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1963, she moved to Albuquerque, performing with the Albuquerque Chamber Orchestra and the New Mexico Symphony, as well as teaching strings in Albuquerque Public Schools. In 1965, Judith and David Stiteler were married, and Albuquerque was their home for 37 years. When arthritis curbed Judith's violin performances, she decided to pursue a nursing degree and went back to school at the age of 47. She received her BSN from the University of New Mexico in 1989, and worked for the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Albuquerque until Dave's retirement in 1992. After retirement, Dave and Judith traveled the world, riding camels in the Middle East, spending 11 months in South East Asia, sending e-mails from China, and voyaging to the Arctic Circle and the Antarctic. Judith's last visit abroad was in December, 2001, when she returned from a scuba diving trip in Belize where she earned her advanced open water scuba certification. Judith is survived by; her husband, David; son, Adrian, daughter-in-law, Sissy; and grandson, Caleb of Carlsbad, New Mexico; daughter, Rachel of Albuquerque; brother, Hanford Jr. of Cowdrey, Colorado; and a multitude of friends and family around the world. Her special talent for connecting with people will be sorely missed. She was preceded in death by her parents Hanford and Edith Miller of Peru, Nebraska; and a brother, David Miller of Bloomfield, Iowa. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Judith's life will be held at Seagull Street restaurant in Albuquerque on April 27, 2002 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Judith's name may be made to the Chamber Orchestra of Albuquerque, 2730 San Pedro NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110.

Stith, Valda
Valda Stith - Pueblo Chieftain - January 15, 2002 - Age 85, of Pueblo, passed away Jan. 14, 2002. Services to be held in California.

Stjernholm, Jack
Jack Stjernholm – Pueblo Chieftain – September 08, 2006 - Jack Stjernholm, 80, of Fowler, died in Pueblo Sept. 5, 2006. Survived by brother. Dr. Thomas Stjernholm of Pueblo; sisters, Bertha Smith of Austin, Minn., and Kirstine Stjernholm of Pueblo. Lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church where services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006. Burial will be in the Fowler Cemetery. Memorials to the Fowler Fire Department may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Stjernholm, Mary Elizabeth
Mary Elizabeth "Mary Beth" Stjernholm - Pueblo Chieftain - September 22, 1999 - Mary Elizabeth "Mary Beth" Stjernholm, age 78, went home to be with Jesus on Sept. 20, 1999. Mary Beth was born Feb. 1, 1921, in Colorado Springs, Colo. After high school, she graduated from the nursing program at Children's Hospital in Denver and joined the Navy to serve during World War II. She married Thomas Stjernholm, a local Pueblo physician on June 24, 1944, in Denver, Colo., and resided in Pueblo for 55 years. Mary Beth was dedicated to her husband, her family and her church. While raising seven children, she also served in Junior League and as a Sunday school teacher, choir member and organist at Tabor and King of Kings Luthern churches. Her optimism, her giving spirit and her gracious love will be greatly missed. Survived by her husband, Dr. Thomas Stjernholm, and her children, Marcia (Bill) Smith, Dr. Chris (Judy) Stjernholm, Dr. Jim (Margie) Stjernholm, Bert (Marlene) Stjernholm, John Stjernholm, Rev. Paul (Julie) Stjernholm and Robert (Kari) Stjernholm. Also survived by 17 grandchildren and sister, Julie Lord. Preceded in death by her brother, Bert Hoffmeister. At her request, cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial service, Thursday, 2 p.m., King of Kings Lutheran Church, 2561 Vinewood. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions may be made to King of Kings Lutheran Church or to the Alzheimer's Association in care of the funeral home office.

Stock, Herman H.
Herman H. Stock - Colorado Springs Gazette - December 28, 2006 - Herman H. Stock, longtime resident of Colorado Springs passed on December 18, 2006, at the State Veterans Home in Walsenburg, CO. Herman was born June 2, 1921 in Arthur, Ill to Peter and Marie Stock. The family moved to Colorado Springs when he was 7 years old. Herman graduated from Colorado Springs High School. In 1949 he married Grace Pohlman. He was an Army veteran of 4 years and an aircraft mechanic and supervisor at Peterson Air Force Base for 30 years. Herman loved bowling, motorcycling and dancing with his wife Grace. Herman is survived by his daughter Kaye (Herb) Dolan, grandchildren Christopher and Gregory Dolan, Heather (Brian) Moore. A memorial service is planned at 2:00 pm, Thursday, December 28, 2006 Swan-Law Funeral Home, 501 N. Cascade Ave. Inurnment will be at Evergreen Cemetery.

Stock, Hubert Ivan
Hubert Ivan "Hu" Stock - Pueblo Chieftain - July 8, 1987 - Hubert Ivan "Hu" Stock, late of Pueblo, died unexpectedly July 4, 1987. Survived by his wife, M. LaTralle Stock of the family home; daughters, Margaret Owens, Lakewood, and Pamela Stock, Galveston, Texas. Also survived by brothers, Ed Stock, Thermal, Calif., and George (Sue) Stock, Westport, Ky.; two grandchildren; uncle, Fuller (Margaret) Stock, Canon City, and two nephews and one niece. Member of Thunderbird Senior Civil Air Patrol and a past commander, Pueblo Ham Radio Club, Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapters 72 and 808, Mensa-Past local section of Pueblo area Mensa, Pikes Peak Sports Car Club and member of Ultralite Association. He was a veteran of the USAF Reserve, captain. Born July 4, 1920, in Cisco, Texas. Pueblo resident most of his life, where he was a test engineer at CF&I, retiring in 1984 after working for 36 years. Mr. and Mrs. Stock were married Feb. 8, 1942, in El Centro, Calif. Memorial service, Divine Science Church, 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 8, with the Rev. Roger Hupp officiating. Memorials may be made to the Hubert I. Stock Memorial Fund in care of Mrs. Hubert I. Stock, 2016 N. Main, Pueblo, CO, 81003, to the Experimental Aircraft Association. Please specify Pueblo No. 808 or Colorado Springs No. 72. Cremation, Davis-Wallin Crematorium.

Stocker, Dorothy M.
Dorothy M. Stocker - Pueblo Chieftain - July 16, 1998 - Dorothy M. Stocker, 74, of Rocky Ford died July 14 at Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center in La Junta. Funeral, 10 a.m. Friday, July 17, Valley Community Church, Pastor Wallace Kurtz officiating. Interment, Hillcrest Cemetery.

Stocker, Elizabeth Rose
Elizabeth Rose Stocker – Pueblo Chieftain - February 17, 1991 – Elizabeth Rose Stocker, longtime Capistrano, Calif. Resident, passed away February 11, 1991 at Capistrano. Preceded in death by husband, Wilbur F. Stocker, Dec. 12, 1973. Survived by daughter Rosemary Melvin, family home; two sisters, Josephine Bone and Edith Plutt, Pueblo; seven grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside service 11 am Monday, Roselawn Cemetery with the Rev. Eugene D. Kelly, S. J., assistant pastor, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church officiating. Visitation 8 am to 10 am Monday at the funeral home.

Stocker, Sharon
Sharon (Housh) Stocker - Pueblo Chieftain - January 19, 2003 - Sharon (Housh) Stocker, formerly of Widefield passed away January 16, 2003 in Indiana. Sharon was born July 17, 1952 to Elmer and Joanne Housh in Pueblo. Preceded in death by her father. Survived by husband Rick, daughters Michelle McGlothlin and Jamie (Eric Holland) McGlothlin and granddaughter Taylor McGlothlin. Also survived by mother, two sisters: Linda (William Hamler) Barajas, Stella (Bob) Hofmann and brother Ralph (Margaret Patrick) Housh and numerous nieces and nephews. Sharon graduated from South High in 1970 and later earned a Bachelors in Mathematics and her Masters in Education. She taught mathematics at Pikes Peak Community College and Fort Carson Learning Center. Sharon was a devoted, active and loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed time spent gardening, sewing, cooking and doing crafts. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on January 25, 2003 at Dove-Witt Family Mortuary, 6630 South U.S. 85-87, Fountain, CO 80817.

Stockton, Jonathan M.
Jonathan Michael Stockton - Huerfano World - November 3, 1994 - Jonathan Michael Stockton, 25, of Cuchara died Saturday, Oct. 29, 1994 from injuries received in a single-vehicle mishap at approximately 2 a.m. just outside La Veta on Highway 12. Born May 25, 1969, in Norman, OK, he grew up in Kansas, attended schools in Kansas and Oklahoma and graduated from La Veta High School. He was baptized in the First Methodist Church of Watonga, OK, in 1973. He attended Adams State College in Alamosa and Garden City, KS, Junior College. He later returned to Colorado where he worked as a carpenter. Survivors include his parents, Jack and Sharon Stockton, Enid, OK; a brother, Doug Stockton, Garden Valley, ID; a sister, Ann Stockton, Enid; his grandmother, Marguerite Shirley, Watonga, OK; his grandparents, the M.L. Stocktons, Cuchara and the Doug Stocktons, Watonga. Memorial service was Tuesday from Cuchara Chapel. Burial was in La Veta Cemetery.

Stockton, Katie Mae
Katie Mae Stockton - Pueblo Chieftain - September 28, 2000 - Katie Mae Stockton, of Pueblo, was born in Cassville, Mo., Dec. 23, 1905, and passed away Sept. 25, 2000. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver Estel Stockton; an infant daughter; and two daughters-in-law. She is survived by her sons, Jack M. (Mary Lou) Stockton of Pueblo, Edward M. (Mary) Stockton of Vernal, Utah, and Charles W. Stockton of Elgin, Ariz.; daughters, Betty (Louis) Matthews of Greenwood Village, Colo., Barbara (Bob) Owens of Vineland, Colo., and Patricia (Charles) Hart of Pueblo; 19 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Stockton was a resident of Pueblo since 1925, had numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and good friends within the Pueblo region and throughout Colorado and Missouri. She will be sorely missed by all of those related and by all her friends. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Relatives and friends will be received at the family home following the services.

Stockwell, H. M.
H. M. Stockwell - Huerfano World - February 17, 1994 - This Week in La Veta History - 1936: H.M. Stockwell, 75, president of the La Veta State Bank until it closed 14 years ago, died. Most recently he has been involved with real estate and insurance. [Editor's Note: H. W. Stockwell died on or about February 17, 1936. Obituary listed World Independent, February 17, 1936, Page 1.]

Stockwell, Melba L.
Melba L. Stockwell - Pueblo Chieftain - November 11, 1987 - Melba L. Stockwell, late of Pueblo, died Nov. 10, 1987, at a local nursing home. Survived by daughter, Judith (George) Lehman, Pueblo; one grandson, five granddaughters; three brothers, two sisters; eight great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Born June 17, 1908, in Syracuse, Kan.; a Pueblo resident since the early '40s. Former employee of the Colorado State Hospital, later employed for child care by numerous Pueblo families. Preceded in death by husband, William H. Stockwell; son, John W.; daughters, Emily M. (Kirscht) Brackin and Leigh Timmons. At her request, cremation, Davis-Wallin Crematorium. Graveside service, 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 at Roselawn Cemetery, with the Rev. A. W. Miller officiating. The family may be contacted at 2127 Greenwood.

Stoddard, Annie Marie
Annie Marie Stoddard - Pueblo Chieftain - September 30, 1918 - The funeral of Annie Marie Stoddard who passed away last Saturday at the family home near Calhan, Colo., will be held from the Davis & Vories chapel this afternoon at 2 o'clock and from the St. James chapel at 2:30. Rev. Father Mack will conduct the services and interment will be made in the family plot at Mountainview Cemetery.

Stoddard, Harold L.
Harold L. Stoddard - Pueblo Chieftain - August 13, 2000 - Harold L. Stoddard passed away Aug. 11, 2000. He is preceded in death by his parents; a brother; and a sister. Survived by his wife, Margaret E. Stoddard; children, Nadeen (Patrick) Terrill, Barbara (Isaac) Pendarvis and Diane (Bud) Golob, all of Pueblo; grandchildren, Ross and Maggie Golob; brothers-in-law, George (Norma) Connors, Pueblo, and Thomas (Helene) Connors, Lakewood, Colo.; and sister-in-law, Aileen Connors of Van Nuys, Calif. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Mr. Stoddard was a photographer and lab chief at the Pueblo Army Depot from 1954-1976 and later retired from Fort Carson in 1986. He taught EMT courses in the 1960s with Dr. Wexler and was a part-time announcer for KCSJ Radio. He was an avid bowler and loved animals. Member, Shrine of St. Therese, where the funeral Mass will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, with entombment to follow at Roselawn Mausoleum. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Those who wish may make donations to the Building Fund of the Shrine of St. Therese or to the Southern Colorado Spay and Neuter Clinic, 1700 S. Prairie Ave., Pueblo, 81005. Visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The family will receive friends at the Roselawn Reception Hall following the entombment.

Stoddard, Thomas A.
Dr. Thomas A. Stoddard - Pueblo Chieftain - November 20, 1937 - Dr. Thomas A. Stoddard, Friday morning at St. Mary's hospital. Resident of Pueblo since 1892, Member Presbyterian church. Survived by widow and daughter, Mrs. D. Z. Phillips; sister, Mrs. Sabina Murray and a brother, Walter Stoddard, both of Nova Scotia; nephews, nieces, granddaughter and great-grandson. Services 2 p.m. Saturday, Church of the Ascension, Private services at Roselawn cemetery. T. G. McCarthy

Stoehr, Ernest F.
Ernest F. "Bud" Stoehr - Pueblo Chieftain - November 04, 1998 - Ernest F. "Bud" Stoehr, passed away Nov. 1, 1998. Preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Dahlquist, 1965. Survived by wife, Emma G. Stoehr- children, Judith (Jim) Klasing, Nancy Budner- grandchildren, Matthew (Theresa), Drew and Alicia Budner- sister, Martha Mozer- sister-in-law, Dorothy Weber- and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Stoehr was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church. , today, 10 a.m., T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Those who wish may make donations to the Trinity Lutheran School Building Fund in memory of Ernest F. Bud" Stoehr through the funeral home office.

Stoffey, Belle
Belle Stoffey - 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

Stogdell, Thelma Faye
Thelma Faye Stogdell - Pueblo Chieftain - November 9, 2006 - Thelma Faye Stogdell, 79, passed away Nov. 7, 2006. Born Aug. 25, 1927, in Bloomington, Ill., to Donald and Lillian Berry, who preceded her in death along with daughter, Donna (Dennis) Holmgren. Survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Ray Stogdell; son, Ray “Bud” (Annetta) Stogdell; daughter, Anna D. (Ken) Spinuzzi; grandchildren, Kim (Brian) Stogdell, Jeb Stogdell, Bobbi (Mike) Viles, Jerry Stogdell; great-grandchildren, Connir, Aidan, Dakota, Tyler and Warren, all of Pueblo West. Thelma lived in Pueblo West for 30 years where she started Summit Company of Southern Colorado Contractors with her husband in 1976. She enjoyed traveling and going to Cripple Creek. She will be remembered fondly by many friends. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, Imperial Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rev. Roger Patrick Dorcy Cancer Center, 2004 Lake Ave., Pueblo, CO 81004.

Stogsdill, Mary E.
Mary E. "Betty" Stogsdill - Pueblo Chieftain - December 27, 1998 Mary E. "Betty" Stogsdill, of Lamar, died Dec. 22, 1998. Funeral services, 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 28, 1998, at Lamar First Presbyterian Church. Burial, Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation, 2-4 p.m. today. The casket will not be open at the church. Memorial contributions to Lamar Volunteer Ambulance.

Stoker, Shirley M.
Shirley M. Stoker - Pueblo Chieftain - November 09, 1998 - Shirley M. Stoker, 77, longtime Haswell area resident died Nov. 7. Service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, 1998, at the Haswell Community Building. Contributions to the Weisbrod Hospital and Nursing Home Auxiliary.

Stokes, Dixie
Dixie "Joan" Stokes - Pueblo Chieftain - September 23, 2004 - Dixie "Joan" Stokes, 74, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 20, 2004, in Pueblo, Colo. Born March 7, 1930, in Chicago, Ill., to Richard and Myra Scharff who preceded her. Survived by her children, Nancy Hurd, Pam (Joe) Kocman, Kevin (Gaye) Stokes, and Brook (Jill Toyne) Stokes; grandchildren, Kevin Hurd, Jarrod, Preston, Brandon, Nicholas, Brook and Devan Stokes, James Mondragon, Shauna and Daniel Kocman; and sister, Nancy Jersen. Per her request, cremation has taken place with a memorial service in her memory at 11 a.m. Saturday, at the Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of food and flowers, please send donations to Trinity Life Garden Assisted Living Recreation Fund in her memory through the funeral home office. A special thanks to Trinity Life Garden staff and Dr. Thomas Gaide and Rachel.

Stokes, Earl J.
Earl J. Stokes - Pueblo Chieftain - May 23, 1987 - Earl J. Stokes, born Oct. 10, 1898, passed away May 21, 1987, at a local nursing home. Mr. Stokes retired as a foreman from the old Flour Mill. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nina; two sisters, Ressie Kirchner and Gertrude Walby; and two brothers, Dale and Elijah Stokes. Survived by a stepdaughter, Golda May McCoy, of Enid Okla. Cremation. No services.

Stokes, John
John Stokes - Bayfield Blade - March 16, 1911 - John Stokes, one of Pueblo's oldest citizens, is dead.

Stokes, Mr.
Mr. Stokes – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – December 23, 1875 - The way of transgressors is hard, not only to themselves, but to the friends who are attached to them. At the time of the homicide of Fisk, Edward S. Stokes had an aged father and two brothers younger than himself, who devoted themselves to saving him with the most untiring zeal. One brother died with consumption, said to have been caused or hastened by the intense anxiety which he suffered on Ned's account; and now it is stated that his father, who died suddenly on Saturday, was brought to the grave by the grief which he experienced at the failure of his efforts to get his son pardoned. Stokes will emerge from prison at the expiration of his sentence to find his home greatly changed; a brother who loved him tenderly and his father gone and his wife divorced!

Stokes, Mr.
Mr. Stokes – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – April 3, 1879 – A deputy sheriff named Stokes was killed in Cimarron on Thursday while attempting to make an arrest. The man who shot him was seriously wounded. Two men who were engaged in the affair are in jail.

Stolz, Barbara Maxine
Barbara Maxine Stolz - Pueblo Chieftain - January 20, 2006 - Barbara Maxine Stolz, born Nov. 30, 1938, passed away Jan. 17, 2006. Survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Lester Stolz; children, Leslie (Arden) Sorensen, Mike (Nancy) Stolz; grandchildren, Kandice, Cody, Kortney and Kendra Stolz, Brianne, Denei and Geordan Stolz; great-grandchild, Mason; brothers and sisters, Norman (Betty) Stice, Jerry (JoAnn) Stice, Jean (Merle) Rowland, Norma (Garnet) Wright, Sharol (Chief) Roush, Carol (Bob) Hughes, Linda (Don) Meade, Philip (Pat) Stice, Becky Stice, Gail (Jim) Carpenter, Ken (Shirley) Stice; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and -nephews, and great-grand-nieces and -nephews. Preceded in death by Bill Stice, Dickie Stolz, Les and Elsie Stolz, and Chet and Lois Stice. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23, 2006, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel, 5450 Highway 78 West, with graveside inurnment to follow. A reception will follow at Vineland United Methodist Church, 1587 36th Lane.

Stommel, John
John Stommel - Pueblo Chieftain - February 12, 1920 - John Stommel, age 69 years, died at 507 North Santa Fe Ave., Feb. 11. Body at McCarthy's.

Stommel, Lena
Mrs. Lena Stommel - Pueblo Chieftain - July 14, 1943 - Mrs. Lena Stommel, widow of the late John Stommel, at Pasadena, Calif., Monday. Had resided in Pueblo for 50 years, Survived by her daughters, Mrs. Belle Sechler, Pasadena, and Anna Rusnick, Pueblo. Three sons, Charles Stommel, Alhambra, Calif.; William, Temple City, Calif., and Herman of Boise, Idaho, 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren also survive. Body will be brought to Pueblo accompanied by Mrs. Sechler. Rosary recitation our chapel Sunday 7:30 p.m. Funeral St. Leanders church Monday at 9 a.m. To Roselawn.

Stommel, Louise
Mrs. Louise Stommel - Pueblo Chieftain - January 18, 1952 - Mrs. Louise Stommel, Tuesday, Boise Ida. Wife of Herman T, Stommel. Mother of Marvin J. Stommel, 2520 Sixth avenue, Pueblo; Mrs. Charles Boyes, Grand Junction, Colo.; Robert Stommel, Mountain Home, Ida.; Herman Stommel, Seattle, Wash.; Raymond Stommel Eugene, Ore. Grandmother of six and sister of Mrs. Frank Kriedl, Denver. Member of the First Methodist church and Pueblo chapter 7. A resident of Pueblo many years. The remains accompanied by family, will arrive in Pueblo Sunday. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Davis MEMORIAL chapel, with the Rev. T. Bruce McDivitt officiating, followed by Eastern Star service.

Stone, Anna L.
Anna L. (Sabo) Stone - Pueblo Chieftain - December 28, 1986 - Anna L. (Sabo) Stone of 14560 Garrett Ave., Apple Valley, Minn., entered into the Kingdom of Heaven, Dec. 27, 1986, in Richfield, Minn., after a lengthy illness. Beloved mother of Juanita M. Perse, Pueblo; and Norma J. Hallenger, Richfield, Minn. Mother-in-law of Edmond "Chick" Perse and Robert Hallenger. Sister of Alice Murray, Lee Summit, Mo.; and grandmother of Kenneth (Cynda) Perse, Poncha Springs, Colo.; Richard Hallenger, Chicago, Ill.; and Cheryl Hallenger, Theresa Hallenger, and Rochelle Spiel, all of Minneapolis, Minn. Survived also by three great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Predeceased by former husband, Grover A. Stone in 1964. Mrs. Stone was a lifelong Pueblo resident and member of St. Francis Xavier Parish, before moving to Minnesota in 1983. She was employed for 35 years at the Duck Inn and retired in 1976. Rosary recitation, 7:30 p.m. Monday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel and Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, St. Francis Xavier Church. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. The family will greet friends at the Historic Chapel following the rosary service.

Stone, Chrisman V.
Chrisman V. Stone - Pueblo Chieftain - August 28, 1990 - Chrisman V. Stone, a lifelong Pueblo resident, passed away Aug. 28, 1990, in a local hospital. He was 76. His survivors include his wife Dorothy, of the family home; two daughters Christine (Fran) Lessor, of Colorado Springs, Peggy Jo Borders of Los Alamos, NM; one son, Robert (Connie Stone) of Billings, Mont.; one sister, Helen Henry of Mesa, Ariz., as well as 9 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. At his request, cremation in the Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday Aug. 31, 1990, in the Davis Memorial Chapel with Rev. Harold Tuttle officiating. The family asks that those wishing to do so make memorial contributions to the charity of choice. Addendum: Chrisman built the miniature train engine which is in the City Park at Pueblo, CO. Chrisman and Dorothy Stone had another daughter, Mary H. Mills of Tishomingo, OK. She was their eldest child. This addendum to the Chrisman V. Stone obituary is respectfully submitted by their loving daughter, Mary H. Mills nee Janice Deane Harris-Stone.

Stone, Clifford A.
Clifford A. Stone - Pueblo Chieftain - September 05, 1999 - Clifford A. Stone, 69, passed away Sept. 4, 1999. Survived by his children, Patricia Garner (Larry), Kathy Tarbutton (Travis), Susan Powers (Edward), Marielyn Wilson (Larry)- sister, Bea Johnson- mother-in-law, Avis Hasty- brother-in-law, Jimmie Hasty- 13 grandchildren- three great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife, Mavis Stone on March 7, 1999- parents, Andrew Stone and Lempi Alapear- brother-in-law, Raymond Johnson- and father-in-law, Robert Hasty. Clifford was a member of the VFW Post No. 3641, Odd Fellows, and Foresters. He worked at CF&I, retiring in 1986. He was a veteran of the United States Army during the Korean conflict. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Memorial Gardens. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday. Donations may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice in memory of Clifford A. Stone.

Stone, Clifford L.
Clifford L. Stone - Pueblo Chieftain - February 21, 1986 - Clifford L. Stone, 69, of Colorado City passed away unexpectedly Feb. 19, 1986, at the family home. "Absent from the body and present with the Lord." A resident of Colorado City for 12 years, he and his wife, Lillian, had been married for 40 years. He was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church and will be lovingly remembered by his wife and children. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Stephen (Diane) Stone of Phoenix, Ariz., and Susan (Leonard) LoPresto of Albuquerque, N.M. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Rose Chapel, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home, with the Rev. Randy Heaton officiating. Interment will be at 4 p.m. at Colorado City Cemetery.

Stone, Dorothy Armonde
Dorothy Armonde Barry Stone – Pueblo, Colorado – April 1999 - Dorothy Armonde Barry Stone passed away after a long illness April 9, 1999 in Pueblo, CO.  Dorothy was the daughter of Thomas Madison Barry and Elizabeth Little Barry Harris.  She was born December 13, 1912 in San Diego, CA.  Her husband, Chrisman Vincent Stone preceded her in death on the 28th of August, 1990.  She left four children, Mary Mills of Tishomingo, OK, Christine Lessor of Colorado Springs, CO, Peggy Jo Borders of NM, and Robert Stone of Billings, MT.  Cremation took place.  This obituary was respectfully submitted by Mary H. Mills, the first daughter of Chris and Dorothy Stone. 

Stone, Earl G.
Earl G. Stone - Pueblo Chieftain - July 15, 2003 - Earl G. Stone, 69, passed away July 12, 2003, at home with his family. Earl was a sheet metal worker for Local No. 9. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Nadine. He is the husband of Shirley Stone; father of Earl (Mary) Stone Jr., Daniel (Julie) Stone, both of Pueblo, Jim (Sherry) Stone of Canon City; brother, Herman (Kay) Stone of Pueblo; and sister, Louise Stalcup, Burkesville, Ky.; brother- and sister-in-law, Ken (Jan) Hagan of Lake Charles, La.; special nephews, Mike (Paula) Singleton and Greg (Cheryl) Singleton, both of Pueblo; and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Tuesday at Imperial. In lieu of food and flowers, please make your donations to Sangre de Cristo Hospice.

Stone, Erina
Mrs. Erina Stone - Pueblo Chieftain - January 20, 1949 - Mrs. Erina Stone, a resident of Pueblo many years, before removing to California in 1945, died at San Diego, Jan. 18th. She was the mother of Donald Stone and grandmother of Mrs. Kay Steinbeck and Wm. Lewis Stone, and sister-in-law of Miss Mayme Stone, all of San Diego. Mrs. Stone was the widow of W. L. Stone, formerly associated with White and Davis and who died in Pueblo in 1930. She was a member of the First Presbyterian church at San Diego and while residing in Pueblo was an active member of the First Quota club and the Nineteenth Century club. After the death of Mr. Stone, Mrs. Stone organized the Stonemoor Dairy which she continued to operate until her removal from Pueblo. Services will be held in the Rouch chapel Saturday at 10 a.m., with interment in the family plot in Roselawn cemetery. Friends are requested to kindly omit flowers.

Stone, Frank O.
Frank O. Stone – Durango Wage Earner – October 15, 1908 – Pueblo, Oct. 8. – Despondent because he was unable to secure work, Frank O. Stone, an expert steel mechanic, committed suicide during the night by cutting his throat from ear to ear with a razor, then hanging himself to the chandelier in the front hall of his home.  His lifeless body was found this morning.  Stone was 50 years old and had lived in Pueblo five years.  He had been employed in the rolling mill of the steel plant.  He is survived by a wife and five children.

Stone, Homer Bishop
Homer Bishop Stone – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – July 5, 1877 – We are pained to announce the death of Homer Bishop, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur F. Stone.  It was about three months old and had been sickly for some time.  It died on Sunday morning, and the funeral took place at five o'clock Sunday evening.  The sympathies of a large circle of friends are with Mr. and Mrs. Stone in their sad bereavement.

Stone, Julia J.
Julia J. Stone - Huerfano World - November 1, 1990 - This Week in La Veta History - 1918: Died, Robert Denton, Julia J. Stone, Joseph H. Hunter and Mrs. J.M. Garren.

Stone, Mavis A.
Mavis A. Stone - Pueblo Chieftain - March 09, 1999 - Mavis A. Stone, 63, passed away March 7, 1999, survived by husband, Clifford Stone- daughters, Patricia (Larry) Garner, Kathy (Travis) Tarbutton, Susan(Edward) Powers, Marielyn (Larry) Wilson- mother, Avis Hasty- brother, Jimmie Hasty- sister-in-law, Beatrice Johnson- 13 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by father, Robert Lee Hasty- brother, Robert Lee Hasty Jr.- sister-in-law, Lucille Hasty- brother-in-law, Raymond Johnson. Mavis was a member of VFW No.3641, Order of the Eastern Star Adah No. 34, White Shrine San Isabel No. 7,Cactus Star Rebekah Lodge and Military Order of Cooties. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Funeral services, Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. at Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Viewing, Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in her memory to the charity of donor's choice.

Stone, Mildred A.
Mildred A. Stone - Pueblo Chieftain - January 1, 1987 - Mildred A. Stone, late of Pueblo, died Tuesday, Dec. W, 1986, at a local nursing home. Survived by sister, Ethel Pasley, Kentucky; brother, Alfred Wilson, Kansas; and nephew, John Harr, Pueblo. Born Dec. 1, 1895, in Illinois. She was a Denver resident for 61 years and had lived here for the past four years. Preceded in death by husband, William A. Stone, in 1950. At her request, no service. Cremation, Davis-Wallin Crematorium.

Stone, Velma L.
Velma L. Stone - Colorado Springs Gazette - January 31, 1997 - Velma L. Stone, 74, a homemaker, died Jan. 29, 1997, at her home. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. today at Memorial Gardens, 3825 Airport Road. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Fellowship Bible Church, 5590 N. Nevada Ave., with Robert Foster officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Mrs. Stone was born Sept. 2, 1922, in Missouri to Willard and Berda (Noffsinger) Temple, who are deceased. She was married July 2, 1946, in Pueblo to J. Darrel Stone, who lives in Colorado Springs. She is also survived by two sons, Gary and Doug, both of Colorado Springs; a daughter, Judy Obermeyer of Westminster; a brother, William Temple of Colorado Springs; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Verna Mayhue, and a granddaughter. Mrs. Stone was a member of the Mariner Sunday School Class, the Eastern Star and the Daughters of the Nile. She loved her grandchildren, leather work and traveling. She had lived in Colorado Springs since 1923.

Stone, Verncie Pauline
Verncie Pauline Stone – Newspaper Unknown - April 1999 - Kiowa County, Colorado - Verncie Pauline Stone, 88, was born near Petigrew, Arkansas, January 15, 1911. She was the fourth of five children born to Otis and Arlevia Johnson. At one year of age, her family moved to Kingfisher, Oklahoma, and then at the age of four they moved to a homestead 13 miles northwest of Fowler. She attended school through the eighth grade at Lakeview, a one room school, four miles from her home. She married at 16 years of age, and to this union two children were born, Merl and Mary Lou. After this marriage dissolved she obtained a job at Karval working for the Frank Crossens. It was during this period she met Roy Stone. They married on December 28, 1933. Two children were born to this marriage, Lola and Vernon. During the first five years of their married life, they lived seven miles southwest of Karval. In 1938, they moved to their home two miles west of Karval. They continued to live there until Roy's death in 1985. Vernice continued to live at Karval until November, 1987, at which time she became unable to live alone. The next five years she lived with each of her four children. In 1992, she was placed in the Weisbrod Nursing Home in Eads, where she remained there until her death. Vernice was a hard working lady with a strong personality. She loved people, especially her family. There was always time in her life to take care of nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed having people stop in for a meal. No matter how many or how short the notice, she always seemed to be prepared and could feed any number that arrived. God and her church were always very important to her. As a youth growing up, church attendance Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings was never up for debate. It came first, then other plans could be attended to. The first indication that her mind was beginning to fail was when she began missing Sunday morning meetings. This was completely out of character for her, so her family was sure she was beginning to have problems at that time. It was very disheartening to watch her decline from the pillar of strength that kept everyone else propped up, to the point where she was unable to converse with family and friends. Vernice was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Elza and Holly; one sister, Dorlas; her husband, Roy; and daughter, Mary Lou. Mrs. Stone passed away on April 7, 1999, at Weisbrod Hospital in Eads, at the age of 88. She is survived by her children, Merl (Lola) Thomas of Pueblo, Lola (Chuck) Igou of Eads, and Vernon (Mona) Stone of Hugo; nine grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 10 step grandchildren; and one brother, Paul (Marteal) Johnson of Grand Junction. Funeral services for Vernice P. Stone were held Sunday, April 11, 1999, at the Karval School in Karval with Leslie White, Roxi Cotten and Kathy Glazebrook officiating. Kevin Hartman, Karen Hartman and Chuck Igou were accompanied by Roger Hartman as they provided the musical selections 'Only Trust In Jesus,' 'God Hath Not Promised,' and 'I Will Leave It all To Jesus.' Serving as casket bearers were: Marty Adams, Dolan Gram, David McDaniel, Kenny Book, Denny Igou, Brandon Igou, Steve Uhland, Merlin Thomas and Eli Abordo. Following the service, the large gathering of family and friends went in procession to the Karval Cemetery where the final committal services were held. A time of refreshments and meal was provided by the community for the family and their friends. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

Stone, William Edwin
William Edwin Stone - Pueblo Chieftain - November 9, 1987 - William Edwin Stone, Ute of 4021 Valley Drive, died unexpectedly Nov. 7, 1987, from injuries sustained in an auto-motorcycle accident. Mr. Stone was a member of Pueblo Bikers United. Employed as a carpenter with Joseph P. Wodiuk Construction Company. Survived by daughter, Gillian Strand, mother, Mrs. Joan Stone, both of Pueblo; father, Frank Stone, Colorado Springs; two sisters, Tammy Stone, Atwood, Kan., and Kathy Stone, Pueblo. Grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ross Harrison, Colorado Springs, also survive, as does his fiancée, Lori Jeanotte, two step-children, Jade and Cory Peterson, all of the family home, and numerous relatives and friends. Service, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Stone, William Lewis
William Lewis Stone - Pueblo Chieftain - November 25, 1930 - William Lewis Stone, age 61, a resident pf Pueblo for the past 53 years passed away at his home, 207 West Abriendo Avenue, Monday evening, November 24. Mr. Stone had been credit manager for the White & Davis store for 25 years, also was very active in the state fair work, last year being director of livestock. Deceased is survived by his widow, Mrs. Erma D. Stone, of the family home; one son, Donald McKay Stone of Pueblo; one sister, Miss Mayme Stone of San Diego, Calif. He was a member of South Pueblo lodge No. 31, A.F.&A.M.; Southern Colorado Consistory No. 3; and camp No. 2, W.O.W. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon November 26, in the chapel of the Davis mortuary, Dr. Hugh Gary will officiate. South Pueblo lodge No. 31; A.F. & A.M. will conduct their burial service at Roselawn cemetery where interment will be made. Please omit flowers.

Stonebraker, Billy J.
Billy J. Stonebraker - Pueblo Chieftain - October 13, 1999 - Billy J. Stonebraker, 69, passed away Oct. 12, 1999, after a lengthy illness. Survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Pat Stonebraker; and his beloved children, Karen Stonebraker, Sharon Stonebraker, Janet and Steve Pena, and John and Marina Stonebraker. Also survived by his beloved grandchildren, Grant, Carley, and Tyson Pena, and Haley and Sara Stonebraker; brothers, Gail Stonebraker, Evan (Janet) Stonebraker, and Earl (Patsy) Stonebraker; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Bill was born May 16, 1930, and was raised in Ellsworth, Kan. he was an outstanding athlete and excelled in all sports. He served in the United States Navy and attended college at U.N.C., where he received a BA in social studies and an MA in political science and later received an MA in Southwest history from SMU in Dallas. Bill taught at Central High School for 24 years. He was an outstanding teacher who touched the lives of many students. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting with his family and friends and also enjoyed taking care of his home and yard. Bill was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be missed by all. Visitation, Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral service, Friday, 10 a.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to SRDA Meals on Wheels in his memory.

Stonebraker, William Noel
William Noel "Bill" Stonebraker - Daily Times-Call - April 25, 2004 - William Noel “Bill” Stonebraker of Dacono died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at Longmont United Hospital. He was 83. He was born Oct. 28, 1920, in Trinidad to Laurel Leslie and Lois (Bailey) Stonebraker. He grew up in Trinidad and graduated from Trinidad High School in 1938. He attended California State University at Berkeley. Mr. Stonebraker served as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, flying B-240s. He married Ann McDowell on July 4, 1946, in Estes Park. The couple lived and raised their family in Hobbs, N.M., and Denver. Mr. Stonebraker owned and operated Stonebraker Rocky Mountain Fireworks Company. He was a member of the American Pyrotechnics Association and Central Presbyterian Church in Longmont. Mr. Stonebraker was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack Stonebraker and Phil Stonebraker; two sisters, Mildred Faulkner and Beverly Blackerby; and a son-in-law, Earl Snyder. He is survived by his wife of Dacono; four daughters, Bev Snyder of Arvada, Judi Fulkerson and her husband Larry of Firestone, Betsy Overton and her husband Ed of Colorado Springs and Dorothy Olson and her husband Mike of Colorado Springs; a sister, Margaret Adams of Half Moon Bay, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 24, at Central Presbyterian Church, 402 Kimbark St., the Rev. Peter Seiferth officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Central Presbyterian Church, 402 Kimbark St., Longmont 80501 or Longmont United Hospital, 1950 Mountain View Ave., Longmont 80501. Arrangements are being handled by Howe Mortuary, Longmont.

Stoneking, Elbert A.
Elbert A. "Al" Stoneking - Pueblo Chieftain - March 9, 1986 - Elbert A. "Al" Stoneking, 66, of 615 Ardath Lane, Pueblo, died March 8, 1986, at Fort Lyon Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Margaret A.; two children, Marcella Tapia and Richard Stoneking; and six grandchildren, all of Pueblo. Cremation. There will be no services.

Stoneking, Richard Allen
Richard Allen Stoneking - Pueblo Chieftain - January 11, 2005 - Richard Allen Stoneking- Jan. 28, 1957- Jan. 7, 2005. The battle with his disease is over; he is in peace at last. Preceded in death by father, Albert Stoneking, brother Donald Casebolt, & granddaughter Hope Stoneking. Survived by wife Robin, Mother, Margery White, Children Trudie Thomason, Tamra, Scott & Nicole Stoneking, Sisters, Mylli Casebolt, Marcie (Roger) Callaway. Grandchildren; Kane, Nikia, Rebecca Thomason, & Ashley Stoneking. Numerous nieces and nephews. Also acknowledging George & Loretta Gregory, Doug Tapia, Sue Wiesbrod, and Darlene Stoneking. Cremation with private family services. The flame of his life lives on in those that loved him.

Stonich, John M.
John M. Stonich - Pueblo Chieftain - April 6, 1959 - John M. Stonich, of 2719 E. Routt, June 5. Husband of Mrs. Katherine Stonich. Father of Leo Stonich, Mrs. Joan Yager, Mrs. Mary Russ, Mrs. Josephine Yanko, Mrs. Frances Wagner and Mrs. Virginia Novak, all of Pueblo; John Stonich of Austria and Mrs. Katherine Babnick, Mojave, Calif. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. He was a member of W.S.A. Western Star Lodge No. 16, S.N.P.J. Columbine Lodge, Club Sloven and Presern Club. Service announcement later. Pueblo Chieftain - April 7, 1959 - John M. Stonich, of 2719 E. Routt, June 5. Husband of Mrs. Katherine Stonich. Father of Leo Stonich, Mrs. Joan Yager, Mrs. Mary Russ, Mrs. Josephine Yanko, Mrs. Frances Wagner and Mrs. Virginia Novak, all of Pueblo; John Stonich of Austria. Mrs. Katherine Babnick, Mojave, Calif. Survived also by 17 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Member of W.S.A. Western Star Lodge No. 16, S.N.P.J. Columbine Lodge No. 577, Club Sloven, Presern Club and Club Zora. Services Monday, 10 a.m. Funeral Home Chapel. Cremation.

Stonich, Katherine
Mrs. Katherine Stonich - Pueblo Chieftain - April 24, 1983 - Mrs. Katherine Stonich, age 95, a Pinon, Colo., pioneer, passed away April 22, 1983. She had been a resident of Pueblo Manor Nursing Home for the past 18 months. Mrs. Stonich was preceded in death by her husband, John M. Stonich, 1959, brother, Anton Gornick, 1937 and sister, Margaret Yaklich, 1974. She is survived by eight children, Joan (Hilda) Stonich, Leo (Anna) Stonich, Mrs. Joanne (Frank) Yager, Mrs. Mary (Joe) Russ, Mrs. Kathleen (Joe) Babnik, Mrs. Josephine (James) Yenko, Mrs. Frances (Edward) Wagner and Mrs. Virginia (Don) Novak. Also survived by 22 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and many other relatives. She immigrated to the United States from Suhor, Austria, in 1911, one year after Mr. Stonich. The couple resided on a homestead at Pinon until 1945 at which time they moved to Pueblo. Mrs. Stonich was a member of WSA, Western Star Lodge No. 16, SNPJ, Columbine Lodge No 577, the Pinon Arts and Crafts and the Navy Mothers. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday McCarthy Almont Drawing Room, will be conducted by the Rev. Donald Van Splinter, rector, St. Peter the Apostle Church. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorials or Masses may be made in Mrs. Stonich's name to the church of your choice. The family may be contacted at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Don Novak, 2122 Elmwood Lane.

Stookesberry, David D.
David D. Stookesberry - Pueblo Chieftain - July 08, 2000 - David D. Stookesberry, longtime resident of Greeley, Colo., and most recently from Santa Monica, Calif., died July 3, 2000, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on June 25. He was 53. He was born March 21, 1947, in Denver, Colo. He attended Thomas Jefferson High School in Denver and the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash. He married Bette Giordano of Pueblo, Colo., in 1971. He operated Economy Lumber in Greeley for over 20 years before moving to Santa Monica in 1997. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Greeley Country Club. He was past president of the Mountain States Lumber and Building Materials Dealers Association and was named Lumberman of the Year by Wood, Inc. He is survived by his wife, Bette; son, Benjamin, Gunnison, Colo.; daughter, Laurel McKean, Denver, Colo.; brothers, James, Robert and Stephen Stookesberry, all of Denver; and numerous nieces and nephews. Private services are planned. Donations to St. Mary's Rose Hill Hospitality House, 605-26 1/2 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81506. Pueblo Chieftain - September 03, 2000 - A memorial service for David D. Stookesberry, husband of Bette Giordano Stookesberry, formerly of Pueblo, will be held Thursday, Sept. 7, at 2 p.m. at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Littleton, Colo. Mr. Stookesberry was killed in a car accident in New Castle, Colo., in June. He is survived by his wife, Bette, Denver; son, Ben, Ashland, Ore.; daughter, Laurel McKean, Denver; and three brothers, James, Robert and Stephen, all of Denver. Born in Denver, Mr. Stookesberry operated Economy Building Materials in Greeley for 23 years before retiring to Santa Monica, Calif. He was past president of the Greeley Chamber of Commerce, past president of Wood Inc., past president of the Mountain States Lumber and Building Materials Dealers Association and involved in Kiwanis and Habitat for Humanity. Donations suggested to Division of Athletics & Recreation, Denver University, Dave Stookesberry Golf Scholarship, 2001 E. Asbury Ave., Denver, Colo., 80208.

Storck, Florence E.
Florence E. Storck - Pueblo Chieftain - May 07, 1999 - Florence E. Storck, 88, of Westerville, Ohio, died April 30, 1999, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital. Formerly of Pueblo and graduated from Stivers High School and Miami Valley School of Nursing. Retired from Dana Corp. in Pueblo. Preceded in death by brothers, Fred and Henry Storck- nephew, Jack Storck- and special friend, Eileen Smith. Survived by brother, Joseph Storck, Dayton, Ohio- nieces, Mary (Greg) Eberenz, Columbus, Ohio, Susan (Tom) Gaspar, California- nephews, Michael (Marianne) Storck, Cincinnati, Ohio, James(Bobbie) Storck, North Carolina- and many friends at the village of Westerville. Service will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 9, 1999,at Moreland Funeral Home, 55 E. Schrock Rd., Westerville, with Pastor Jim Stalder officiating. Friends may make contributions to the Grace Lutheran Church, 100 E. Schrock Rd., Westerville, Ohio, 43081, in Florence Storck's name.

Storie, Arlene K.
Arlene K. Storie - Chicago Tribune – March 2004 - Arlene K. Storie (nee Mitchell) went home to be with the Lord on March 2, 2004, in La Junta, Colorado, after a brief illness. Arlene was born November 14, 1922 in Walworth County, Wisconsin to George M. Mitchell, a telegrapher for the railroad, and Ethel J. Mitchell (nee Somes). Arlene was raised on farms near Darien, Wisconsin and attended Darien schools until graduation in 1941. After graduation Arlene moved to Chicago where she worked in varied jobs over the years in the Chicagoland area. In 1951 Arlene married George D. Storie in a ceremony at the Woodlawn Baptist Church in Chicago. In 1959 they moved to the suburbs in Elmhurst. In 1979 Arlene started working as a volunteer with "Good News Mission" assisting a prison chaplain in the Chicago area. She graded inmate bible studies. She soon started weekly trips to visit and minister God's word to those who were incarcerated. She once said that it became one of the favorite jobs that she didn't get paid for. George and Arlene moved to Beulah in 1991 then Las Animas in 1992. George passed away in 1996 just a few weeks short of the couple's 45th wedding anniversary. Arlene is survived by her son Doug [Lourdes], and her beloved grandsons. Additionally Arlene is survived by nieces Dottie Hogan and Judy Satterfield as well as numerous grand nephews and nieces, cousins, and friends. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers; Warren S. Mitchell, and George A. Mitchell. Interment Ft Lyon Cemetery, Colorado.

Storvick, Engvald
Engvald Storvick - Pueblo Chieftain - April 16, 1986 - Engvald Storvick, 73, departed this life April 15, 1986, at a local hospital. He is survived by his wife, Selma Storvick; daughters, Shirley Bass of Pueblo; Evelyn Omey of Tularosa, N.M.; and Betty Dix of Fairbanks, Alaska; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mr. Storvick retired from CF&I in 1977 after 27 years of service. Visitation hours from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 18, at Tabor Lutheran Church with Pastor Ron Nelson officiating. Interment, Singing Tower, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Storvick, Sally Etta
Sally Etta "Nanny" Storvick - Pueblo Chieftain - February 14, 1986 - Sally Etta "Nanny" Storvick of 1220 W. 17th St., Feb 12, 1986. Wife of Lloyd P. Storvick, who passed away Aug. 12, 1974. Mother of Norma Atchley, Pueblo; Betty Karle and Rosalie Donley, Colorado Springs. Daughter of Mattie Hemby, Pittsburg, Kan. Sister of Lota Ruth Perry and Woodrow Hemby, Pittsburg, Kan.; Glenn Hemby, Kansas City, Mo.; Norman Hemby, Morland, Kan.; and Ted Hemby, Webb City, Mo. Also survived by 14 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Storvick was predeceased by her two daughters, Mary Doyle and Ruby Matney, and a grandson, Donald Dunfee. Services, 10 a.m. Saturday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Imperial. The family may be contacted at the home of Norma Atchley, 804½ W. 13th.

Story, Clarence
Clarence Story - Huerfano World - May 21, 1992 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1909: Died, Clarence, the son of John Story, who was thrown from his horse on his way home from school.

Story, John
John Story - Huerfano World - November 22, 2001 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1935: Died, John Story, 86, of Story Creek near the Santa Clara, who came to Walsenburg in 1864 when there were just 13 buildings in town. [Editor's Note: John Story died November 21, 1935. Obituary listed World Independent, November 22, 1935, Page 1.]

Story, Norman P.
Norman P. Story - Huerfano World - June 16, 1994 - Norman P. "Bud" Story, 59, of Pueblo died June 12, 1994 in that city. He was a former resident of Walsenburg. A retired Army staff sergeant, he was born Feb. 13, 1935, in Washington, DC, the son of Sherman and Edith Barrett Story. During his 21 years of military service he received the Army Commendation Medal. A graduate of Pikes Peak Community College, he had been a resident of the area since 1970. Survivors include his wife, Janet L. Story, whom he married Jan. 26, 1979 in Colorado Springs; his mother, Edith Story, Fort Royal, VA; four sons, Doug and Ronald, Virginia, Larry, Florida, and Donald, serving in the US Navy; five daughters, Wanda Mattson, Norma Story and Jessica Huffman, Colorado Springs, Cheryl Harris, Littleton and Paula Story, Pueblo; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday (today) from Dove-Witt Family Mortuary in Fountain.

Story, Paul F.
Paul F. Story - Pueblo Chieftain - November 19, 2006 - Paul F. Story peacefully entered eternal life on Nov. 16, 2006, at his home, Royal Gorge Manor, Canon City, Colo., with his wife of 54 years by his side. Born on May 1, 1932, at Pratt County, Kan., he was a graduate of Turon High School. On Oct. 5, 1952, married Ramona L. Leighty, Sylvia, Kan., and soon after served three years in the U.S. Army. A longtime resident of Swink, Colo., he was a welder with the Santa Fe Railway. Retiring after 27 years, he moved to Canon City in 1989. Former active member of the United Methodist Church in Swink. Attended the Odd Fellows Chapel in Canon City. Preceded in death by parents, Willard and Ruby (Winters) Story; and brother, Donald. Survived by four brothers, Delbert (Sharron), Robert (Sharon), Ralph (Pat) and Bill (Yvonne); four sisters, Edith Kestler, Elizabeth (Carl) Keesling, Wanda Smith, and Shirley Kysar. Will lovingly be remembered as a father, papa, and grandpa by five children, Francis, Dan (Barbara), Rodney, Nancy (Mark) Northcutt and Vicki (Tommy) Salazar; seven grandchildren, Alicia (Zach) Bickell, Daniel Story, Jimmy and Johnny Story, Blane and Misti Northcutt, and Olivia (Mauro) Munguia; four great-grandchildren, Isaac, Madison and Eli Bickel, and Raeli Walker. At Paul's request, cremation with no services by Peacock-Larsen Funeral Home. Memorials may be sent to American Cancer Society, Sangre de Cristo Hospice of Canon City or a charity of your choice.

Storz, Charlotte Marguerite
Charlotte Marguerite Smith Storz - Pueblo Chieftain - December 30, 1997 - Charlotte Marguerite Smith Storz, 101, passed away Dec. 26, 1997. Born Oct. 15, 1896, in Bazile Mills, Neb., to the union of Joseph Francis Smith and Eliza McManemy. Received her nursing diploma and degree while attending Mt. San Rafael School of Nursing in Trinidad, Colo., in 1927. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gustav Ludwig Storz, in 1970. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the John Neumann Catholic Middle School, 330 Lake Ave., Pueblo, Colo. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1997, at Mountain View Cemetery with Rev. William Powers officiating. Arrangements by T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home, 329 Goodnight Ave.

Stouber, Sarah
Sarah Stouber - Colorado Springs Gazette - July 27, 2003 - Sarah went to heaven on Thursday, July 24, 2003 at Children's Hospital in Denver. Although Sarah was only on this earth for six days, she will be loved and remembered forever. She is survived by her parents, Seth and JoAnn; her brother, Benjamin; her grandparents, Bob and Toni Labenberg from Pueblo, Allan and Ellen Stouber from Colorado Springs, and Sandra Stefanich, also from the Springs. Sarah is also survived by a number of aunts and uncles, Michael and Stephanie Stouber of Colorado Springs, Robert Labenberg of Vancouver, WA, John and Heather Hull of Colorado City, and Angela Labenberg of Pueblo. Visitation will be on Monday, July 28, 2003 between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m., at Swan-Law Funeral Home. Services will be on Tuesday, July 29, 2003 at 1:00 p.m., at Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 4925 N. Carefree Circle. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Sarah's name can be made to the Ronald McDonald House.

Stouffer, Carolyn Joan
Carolyn Joan (Schropp) Stouffer - Pueblo Chieftain - November 04, 2005 - Carolyn Joan (Schropp) Stouffer passed away at her home near Miami, Fla., July 23, 2005. Survived by husband, John, two sons, Jeffrey (Monica), Miami, Fla. and Russell (Kristen), Denver, Colo. and five grandchildren. Memorial Service, Friday, Nov. 4, 3:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 220 W. 10th St., Pueblo.

Stout, Alice Lorraine
Alice Lorraine "Rainy" Stout - Pueblo Chieftain - April 23, 2000 - Alice Lorraine "Rainy" Stout, 69, of La Junta, passed away April 19, 2000, at a care home in Florence. Survived by husband, Dale Stout; children, Deborah Perkins, Black Forest, Colo., and Kathy Bates, Colorado Springs; four sisters, Hazel Phelps, Tooele, Vt., Lorma Marcotte, Denver, Ilene Slaughter, Arlington, Texas, and Doris Neu, Rocky Ford; one brother, Olen Groves, Pueblo; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; one sister; and a granddaughter, Davette. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2000, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4720 Surfwood, Pueblo, Bishop Williams officiating.

Stout, David P.
David P. Stout - Colorado Daily Chieftain - January 22, 1874 - David P. Stout, Esq., of Bloomfield, Nelson County, Kentucky, left this city yesterday morning, taking with him the remains of his son, Richard B. Stout, the gentleman who died a few days since at the residence of Sam. McBride, Esq., The sudden death of his son has been a severe blow to Mr. Stout, and he has our heartfelt sympathy in his great affliction.

Stout, Gary
Gary Stout - Pueblo Chieftain - May 05, 2002 - Gary Stout, 66, affectionately known as Sonny, passed away May 3, 2002. He was born Nov. 21, 1935, in Pueblo, Colo. He is preceded in death by his parents, Orville and Vern Stout; and brother, Robert Stout. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Barbara Stout; his children, Doug and Lynette Stout, Mark and Debbie Stout, Janet and Steve Pogar, Kristi and Jeff Compton, and Kari and Jason Turner; and grandchildren, Dusty, Brock, Chris, Bryce, Marshall, Ryan, Logan, Erin, Sean, Jason and Bailei; sisters, Gail Tapia and Beverly Grisham; and brother, John Stout; and his aunt, Betty; and uncle, Will Vorpegal. Also survived by mother-in-law, Olive Renck; and brothers-in-law, Edward and Linda Renck and Roger and Barbara Renck; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Gary graduated from Central High School in 1952 and worked for 33 years in the seamless tubemill at the CF&I and most recently worked at Oscars Liquors. Gary was a self-taught musician who enjoyed playing drums and keyboards for his family and in local bands when he was younger. He loved fishing, golfing and most important loved watching his grandchildren participate in their many different activities. He was an avid fan of all Colorado sports teams, especially the Broncos and Rockies. There will be a memorial service held at the George McCarthy Historic Chapel on Monday, May 6 at 2 p.m. Friends and family may be received at 1367 28th Lane following the memorial service. In lieu of food and flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations be made to the YMCA Building Fund at 700 Albany, Pueblo, CO 81003, in memory of Gary.

Stout, Josephine A.
Josephine A. Stout - Pueblo Chieftain - February 15, 1986 - Josephine A. Stout, Feb. 13, 1986. Wife of William H. Stout, whom she married in July 1950. Sister of John (Elsie) Dolak and Ann Walpole. Also survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, and nieces. She retired from the CF&I Rail Mill. Member, Shrine of St. Therese parish. Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. Monday, Shrine of St. Therese. Interment, Imperial. The family will receive friends at 211 Garfield.

Stout, Richard B.
Richard B. Stout – Pueblo Colorado Daily Chieftain – January 22, 1874 – David P. Stout, Esq., of Bloomfield, Nelson County, Kentucky, left this city yesterday morning, taking with him the remains of his son, Richard B. Stout, the gentleman who died a few days since at the residence of Sam. McBride, Esq.  The sudden death of his son has been a severe blow to Mr. Stout, and he has our heartfelt sympathy in his great affliction.

Stout, William H.
William H. Stout - Pueblo Chieftain - February 14, 1992 - William H. Stout, 82, passed away at a local hospital on Feb. 12, 1992. Survived by his two daughters, Ethel Mea Lapinski, Ambridge, Pa., and Betty Eilene Aldrich, Sarasota, Fla.; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives. Born Feb. 2, 1910, in Chariton, Iowa. He had worked for Associated Grocers. Graveside service, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 1992, at the Garden of Hillcrest, Imperial Memorial Gardens, with Jerry Lawlis officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.

Stover, Gary
Gary Stover - Pueblo Chieftain - June 17, 1999 - Gary Stover, 41, passed away June 9, 1999 . Survived by his wife, Carol L. Stover- children, Heather Dawn Stover and Lloyd Eugene Stover, all of the family home- parents, Ira Ray and Wanda Stover- sisters, Linda (Sil) Arguello and Kathy (Jim) Farley, all of Pueblo West- parents-in-law, Don and Pat Helton of Pueblo- sisters-in-law, Patsy (Tim) O'Dell of Kansas and Martha Helton of Pueblo- brothers-in-law, Ray (Karen) Helton of Pueblo and Eddie (Cathy) Helton of Pueblo West- nephew, Aaron Emerson- numerous nieces and nephews. Gary was an active member and strong supporter of Sunset Park Christian Church. At his request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Crematorium. will be held 3 p.m., Saturday, June 19, 1999 , at Lake Avenue Baptist Church, 1345 Lake, with Pastor Larry Smith, Rev. Harold Tuttle and Rev. Paul Gifford officiating. A reception will follow the service in the Lake Avenue Church fellowship hall. Those who desire, may make memorials to Heather and Lloyd's Education Fund through the funeral home office.

Stover, Ira Raymond
Ira Raymond "Ray" Stover - Pueblo Chieftain - May 15, 2005 - Ira Raymond "Ray" Stover, 80, went to be with his Lord and Savior, May 13, 2005. He is survived by his daughters, Linda (Sil) Arguello, Kathy (Jim) Farley, Carol (Bernie) Cantin; sister, Nellie Ulrich; brother, Bob Stover; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and numerous family and friends. Preceded in death by his beloved wife, Wanda; and their son, Gary; brothers, Lloyd and Harold Stover. Retired from Associated Grocers, he enjoyed being a very active member of Central Christian since 1962. Funeral, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Central Christian Church Preschool. He is now reunited with his wife, in paradise.

Stover, Pearl M.
Pearl M. Stover - Pueblo Chieftain - April 29, 1970 - Pearl M. Stover, April 28, 1970. Arrangements later.

Stover, Wanda I.
Wanda I. Stover - Pueblo Chieftain - May 02, 2004 - Wanda I. Stover, 73, went to be with her Lord and Savior April 30, 2004. Survived by her husband of 53 years, Ira Ray; daughters, Linda (Sil) Arguello, Kathy (Jim) Farley, Carol (Bernie) Cantin; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and many other loving family and friends. Preceded in death by son, Gary Stover. She was a member of Central Christian Church since 1962. Funeral, 10 a.m. Tuesday, at Imperial Memorial Chapel. Interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Stowers, Glen A.
Glen A. Stowers - Pueblo Chieftain - October 04, 2001 - Glen A. Stowers passed away Oct. 3, 2001. A resident of Avondale, Colo., where he spent his life raising and breeding horses. He loved racing and training race horses. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Dale and Donnieta Stowers; and brother-in-law, Sam Musso. He is survived by his wife, Kathy Stowers; children, Shelly (Sonny) Simmons, Florida, and Bret (Kristen) Stowers of Manzanola, Colo.; grandsons, Cameron and Travis Simmons, Florida; sister, Margaret Musso, Pueblo; brother, Dale (Barbara) Stowers of Pueblo; stepchildren, Jay and Rob Toth, Pueblo; special aunt, Susan McKinney; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Services will be held at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2001. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery.



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