The Tri-County Obituary Project

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



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Straach, Lional D.
Lional D. "Scratch" Straach - Pueblo Chieftain - February 14, 2001 - Age 76, of Fowler, died Feb. 13, 2001. Born Feb. 17, 1924. Scratch is survived by his wife of 52 years, Eileen; son, Jeffrey Emil (Mary) of Denver; daughter, Janessa Lynn (Stig Jantz) of Pueblo; brother-in-law, Emil Rogge (Olive) of Fowler; sister-in-law, Patricia Graham (Charles "Bill") of Fowler; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Scratch was preceded in death by his father, Edwin Straach; and mother, Lola (Fix) Ingram. An Air Force veteran, Scratch worked as a correctional officer in Southern California and a painting contractor in Colorado and Nebraska before opening Scratch's Pub in Fowler in 1981. Since selling the pub and retiring in 1991, Scratch bought and sold "junk" throughout the Arkansas Valley. He enjoyed golfing with his wife and son, playing poker, going to auctions and working in his Ordway store. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Trinity Lutheran Church in Fowler. Burial in the Fowler Cemetery. Memorials to the Arkansas Valley Resource Center in care of the funeral home.

Stracener, Nancy
Nancy Paschall Stracener - Pueblo Chieftain - May 08, 2001 - Nancy Paschall Stracener, 63, of Westcliffe, Colo., passed away May 7, 2001. Memorial services to be held in Mobile, Ala.

Strachan, Thomas
Thomas Strachan - Huerfano World - March 15, 1990 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1922: Died, Mrs. Charles Mazzone, 63, Thomas Strachan, 69, Virginia Hart, 12, and Mrs. James Munn, 30.

Strader, William L.
William L. Strader - Pueblo Chieftain - February 13, 1986 - William L. Strader, Pueblo resident for 64 years, late of 1205 E. 10th St., passed away Feb. 11, 1986. Mr. Strader was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and The Sunshine Barracks of World War I. He retired from the old Pueblo Army Depot in 1964, after many years of service. He served in the U.S. Navy during WW I. Survivors include his wife, Minne May Strader, of the family home; one son, Robert L. (Kristine) Strader, Pueblo, two daughters, Ruth M. (Dee) McKenzie, Sacramento, Calif.; and Caroline K. Luellen, Las Vegas, Nev.; eight grand-children, one great-grandchild and one brother, Richard T. (Lorraine) Strader, Fairfield, Calif. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel with Philip L. Green, pastor of Bethel United Methodist Church officiating. The interment will be in Roselawn Cemetery. Friends who wish may make donations to a memorial fund in his name to Bethel United Methodist Church direct or through the funeral home office. The family may be contacted at 8 Queensbridge.

Straight, Susan May
Susan May Straight - Pueblo Chieftain - July 27, 2003 - Susan May Straight, 48, of Pueblo. Passed away July 24, 2003. Born May 16, 1955, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Survived by her son, Justin Michael Straight; parents, Jack and May Straight; brother, Robert Straight; sister, Dora Straight; special friend, Fletcher Moore; special sisters, Janice Ellifritz, Gail Lubanowski, Di Schumard, Blue Sky, Patricia Hijar-Converse; uncle, Edwin (Sharon) Straight; aunt, Mary Ellen Straight; great-aunt, Darla Aukland; also survived by numerous cousins and friends. Susan was very close to her native culture. She was a founding member of The Pueblo Friendship Pow Wow Association; she was an avid bingo player. She danced for President Clinton and Millennium Tree. Susan graduated from Central High School and received a degree from PCC. Viewing, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday and funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday; both at Romero Chapel. Officiant, Eddie Three Eagles. Cremation to follow. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after service.

Strain, Elmer R.
Elmer R. Strain - Pueblo Chieftain - December 7, 1987 - Elmer R. Strain, born Sept. 16, 1912, in Lamar, Colo., had been a Pueblo resident since 195l, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 7, 1987. Mr. Strain was an active member of Belmont Baptist Church. He was a maintenance mechanic for City of Pueblo Parks department, having retired in 1976 after 20 years of service. Mr. Strain is survived by his wife Gertrude E. Strain of the family home, three sons, Larry (Yvonne) Strain (Barbara) Strain, Pueblo, and Richard Strain, of Littleton, Colo.; one daughter Virginia (John) Arvidson Boulder, Colo. Also survived by eight grandchildren, four sisters and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Strain was preceded in death by his parents, Lowenzo Dow Strain and Altha (Crafton) Strain, three brothers and one sister. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, with the Rev. Les Dobbins of Belmont Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from noon until 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. to time of service Wednesday.

Strait, William C. Sr.
William C. Strait Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - November 10, 2005 - William C. Strait Sr., born June 16, 1928, passed away Nov. 8, 2005. Preceded in death by his loving wife of 43 years, Betsy Ann Strait; parents, Stephen Strait and Opal Green; and stepfather, Willis Green. Father to Laura (Dennis) Fitzsimmons, William Strait Jr., Steven Strait, Linda Strait, Loretta (Norman) Resendez, all of Pueblo, and Lorraine Strait of Denver; brother to Charles (Georgia) Strait of Fowler, Robert (Glenna) Strait of Pueblo; grandchildren, Curtis (Cortnie) Fitzsimmons, Eric Fitzsimmons, Melissa Gennetta, Stephanie and Rhianna Strait, Patrick, Jennifer and Nicole Strait, David and Diane LaFoe, Christopher and Ely Dynes; great-grandchildren, Jarett Strait and Xavier Guida; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Bill's life was devoted to his family and friends. He was a devoted outdoorsman and was an original member of the Pueblo Municipal Shooters Club. He will be sorely missed by all and always will be lovingly remembered. Visitation, 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel with cremation to follow. Contributions may be made in Bill's memory to Frontier Hospice, 506 N. Main St., Suite 103-W, Pueblo, CO, 81003.

Strake, Wanda
Wanda Strake - Pueblo Chieftain - April 30, 1999 - Wanda Strake, passed away April 26, 1999. Survived by her daughter, Rosemary (Dr. Val) Cichon of Pueblo. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, Shrine of St. Therese. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Strange, S. L.
S. L. Strange – Alamosa Journal – November 20, 1902 – S. L. Strange, formerly of La Veta, but for the past five years a resident of Los Angeles, California, died at the latter place the 8th of November. He was the father of Mrs. James Blundell.

Stranger, J. P. (Daughter of )
Daughter Stranger - Huerfano World - February 1, 1990 - This Week in La Veta History - 1894: The two-year-old daughter of the J. P. Strangers of the Wahatoya died.

Strankman, Glen F.
Glen F. “Bud” Strankman - Pueblo Chieftain - April 07, 2001 - Glen F. “Bud” Strankman, age 77, born Oct. 26, 1923, passed away April 5, 2001. Mr. Strankman is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Strankman; and son, Michael Strankman. He is survived by his daughters, Vickie (Arthur) Hickman, Annette (Ken) Garcia, Denice Flores and Debbie (Phil Lucero) Strankman. Grandfather of Jeff (Carrie) Ercul, Kathy (John) Scutti, Allen (Jennifer Garcia) Ercul, Sean Garcia, Jeremy and Jessica Flores. Also survived by one great-grandchild, Andrew; and sisters, Opal (Richard) Casteele and Harriet Strankman. Glen was a World War II U.S. Army veteran and retired from the CF&I Steel Corp. At his request, cremation, Almont Crematory, with a private family service.

Strasia, Charles
Dr. Charles Strasia - Lawton Constitution - October 23, 2005 - Lawton, OK - Funeral for Dr. Charles Strasia, 61, Trinchera, Colo., will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Trinidad, Colo. Dr. Strasia died Friday, Oct. 21, 2005. A memorial service will be held in the spring at the OPSU Research Station in Goodwell. Arrangements are under direction of Comi Funeral Home, Trinidad, Colo. He was born July 25, 1944, to Charlie and Gabriella Strasia. He was raised on his family's ranch near Trinidad, Colo. After graduating from Holy Trinity High School in 1962, he pursued a career in animal nutrition. He earned his bachelor's degree from Colorado State University, a master's degree from the University of Wyoming and a doctorate from Purdue University. He gave more than 25 years of service in research at educational institutions, primarily Oklahoma State University. He married Marsha Davis on Aug. 10, 1974. Survivors include his wife; two daughters and sons-in-law: Leslye and Aaron Trachte, and Lindsay and Matt Fitzgerald; a son and daughter-in-law, Rhys and Gena; a grandson, William Trachte; and his father. An endowed scholarship fund in honor of Dr. Strasia has been established at Oklahoma State University and memorial contributions may be sent to OSU Foundation, P.O. Box 1749, Stillwater, 74076-1749.

Strasia, John
John Strasia – Albuquerque Journal – April 2, 2002 - John Strasia passed away on March 27, 2002 at Mt. San Rafael Hospital in Trinidad, Colorado. He was born August 14, 1918 in Trinchera, Colorado to Michele and Mary (Didero) Strasia. John was a loving father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather. He attended school in Hoehne. John was married to Mary Elizabeth (Cortese) in 1949 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was a rancher and farmer until he was blinded in 1957 in a farming accident. Then he became a physical therapist in 1960 and worked until 1990 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He then returned to the ranch in Trinchera. Before he was blinded he completed in calf roping and made it all the way to Madison Square Garden. He also enjoyed playing the organ and accordion. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sister, Lucy and brothers, Mitchell and Jim. Survivors are his son, Richard and wife, Susan Strasia; daughter, Barbara and husband, Henry Valentine; brothers and sister, George, Charlie and Clarice Lynn. Visitation will be Sunday, March 31st from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A Rosary Service will be held April 1st at 12:00 p.m. noon at the funeral home. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, April 1st at 1:00 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Church. Burial will follow April 2nd at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Memorials can be made to Mt. San Rafael Hospital at 410 Benedicta Avenue, Trinidad, Colorado 81082. Arrangements made under the direction of the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home.

Stratman, Harry L.
Harry L. Stratman - Pueblo Chieftain - June 18, 2006 - Harry L. Stratman, passed away June 15, 2006, in Pueblo. Visitation, 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Rye followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. Interment, 3 p.m. in the Elizabeth Cemetery, Elizabeth, Colo.

Stratton, Alfred B.
Alfred B. Stratton - Pueblo Chieftain - December 03, 2003 - Alfred B. Stratton passed away Nov. 2, 2003. He is preceded in death by his sister Iris Hunt of Okla. Survived by children, Barbara (Dave) McClure of Rose Hill, Kan.; Richard Stratton; and Elaine (Larry) Shoemaker of Colo. Springs; Grandchildren, Allen McClure, Joshua and Aaron Shoemaker; Brother, Nelvis Stratton of Calif., Sister, Ramona Ramsey of Okla; numerous nieces, nephews, and relatives. Best friend Jim Lewis of Pueblo Colo. Mr. Stratton served in the US Navy and retired from Dana Corp. Visitation 12-5 Wednesday at the funeral home. Funeral Service 10am Thursday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Stratton, Bruce L.
Bruce L. Stratton - Pueblo Chieftain - March 21, 2002 - Bruce L. Stratton passed away March 20, 2002, in Pueblo. Bruce was born Aug. 1, 1921, in Trinidad, Colo., to Howard and Bessie Stratton and had been a longtime Pueblo resident. Bruce was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Harold and Rupert. Mr. Stratton is survived by his niece, Joan Maggs; and nephew, Dan L. Stratton, both of Pueblo. Cremation, Davis Crematory. Private interment will be held at a later date in the Fort Logan National Cemetery.

Strauss, Fred J.
Fred J. Strauss - Pueblo Chieftain - May 26, 2004 - Fred J. Strauss, 95, a lifelong resident of Pueblo, passed away into the presence of the Lord on May 22, 2004. Preceded in death by his parents; infant son, Francis John; sisters, Mary Susel, Anna Boitz and Johana Vancas; and brothers, John, Rudolph and Frank. Survived by his wife of 48 years, Josephine; daughter, Constance Taravella (Robert) Burchik; grandson, Chad Burchik; granddaughter, Chelsie Burchik; and numerous nieces and nephews. Fred was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and uncle. His faith was an intricate part of his life, which was reflected in his mannerisms and care for others. Love of his family was constant. God's creatures were much respected as witnessed by his tenderheartedness toward them. He was small in stature, but big in heart. A veteran of World War II, he served in the Pacific Islands. Fred retired from Sears and Cole National Key. He was a member of Holy Name Society, Nocturnal Adoration Society and Legion of Mary Auxiliary. Visitation, 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, at St. Mary Catholic Church. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Porter Hospice in care of the funeral home office.

Strauss, Josephine
Josephine Pillitteri Taravella Strauss - Pueblo Chieftain - August 17, 2004 - Josephine Pillitteri Taravella Strauss. Born on Feb. 4, 1916, longtime resident of Pueblo passed into the presence of the Lord on Aug. 13, 2004. Preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Salvatricia Pillitteri; her second husband of 48 years, Fred Strauss; and infant son, Frances John Strauss. Also preceded in death by first husband, Russell Taravella; infant son, Joseph; and infant daughters, Frances and Lucille; sister, Sara Carlucci; and brothers, Joseph, Tony, Ciro and Dominic Pillitteri. Survived by daughter, Connie (Robert) Taravella Burchik; grandson, Chad; and granddaughter, Chelsie; sister-in-law, Kate Pillitteri; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and nana. Family was her treasure on earth. Selflessness was woven into her being from an early age. A strong and unshakable faith sustained her through life and rewarded her for eternity. Hearts are broken as she will be sorely missed. Josephine was a graduate of Central High School and a former employee of Crews Beggs/Joslin's department store. She was a member of the Ladies Rosary and the Altar Society, and participated in the Nocturnal Adoration Society. Memorial remembrances may be donated to Littleton Adventist Pastoral Care Center, Littleton, Colo. Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, at St. Mary Church. Entombment at Roselawn Mausoleum.

Stravgeld, E.
E. Stravgeld - Yuma Pioneer - February 4, 1910 - Primero Coal Mine Disaster - Horrible Gas Explosion in Colorado Fuel & Iron Company's Mine - May Be Over 100 Dead - Rescue Workers Find Twenty-Four Dead Bodies and One Man Alive - Primero, Colo., Feb. 1 (Tuesday) - Over 100 men are believed killed by a terrific explosion in the Primero mine of the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company at 4:30 yesterday afternoon. Note: E. Stravgeld is listed among the dead of the Primero Mine disaster of January 31, 1910 through the Denver Public Library's collection entitled "Colorado Mining Fatalities." It lists E. Stravgeld as a German, age 53, and married with three surviving children. He was working as a miner for Colorado Fuel & Iron, and the cause of death was listed as an explosion of gas and dust. The newspapers list him as Ernest Strangsfeld. For complete coverage of this disaster go to: http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/primero.html

Stravia, Matilda E.
Matilda E. Stravia - Pueblo Chieftain - November 25, 2001 - Matilda E. Stravia, 82, born Jan. 23, 1919, passed away Nov. 23, 2001. Predeceased by husband, Jerry Stravia; parents, Andrew and Mary Fabian; sisters, Elsie Konty and Genevieve (Albert) Jerman; and brothers-in-law, Joe Kastelic, Bill Stravia and Joe (Helen) Stravia. Survived by children, Debbie (Richard) Zaitz, Jerry (Kathi) Stravia; grandchildren, Zach Zaitz, Jerry and Patty Stravia; sisters, Mary Halligan, Emma Jean Kastelic and Helen (George) Plute; brother-in-law, Frank Konty; sister-in-law, Helen Stravia; and several nieces and nephews, including special nieces, Sherri (Chuck) Serracino and Diana (Frank) Bartolo. Viewing, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the funeral home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, both services at St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation or American Diabetes Association through the funeral home office.

Stravia, William D.
William D. Stravia – Pueblo Chieftain- August 24, 2004 - William D. Stravia, 65, of Phoenix, Ariz. passed away Aug. 8, 2006. Bill was born on Nov. 7, 1940 in Pueblo, Colo. He received his Masters Degree of Social Work from Arizona State University/ Tempe, Ariz. He recently retired as the Manager of the Behavioral Health Department for the Managed Care Operation in the Division of Developmental Disabilities for the state of Arizona. Bill is preceded in death by his father, William J. Stravia. He is survived by his wife, Denise; son, Nolan; mother, Helen Stravia; brother and sister-in-law, David and Linda Stravia. He loved being with his family. He also loved playing golf and fishing. We will all miss Bill very much. In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place and no services will be held.

Stravia, William J.
William J. Stravia - Pueblo Chieftain - November 16, 2001 - “Poppy” passed away Nov. 14, 2001, in Pueblo. Bill was born Nov. 18, 1915, in Pueblo to Jerry and Mary Stravia. He owned and operated Bill's Food Store for 45 years before retiring in 1986. Mr. Stravia was a veteran having served in the U.S. Air Force. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters. His survivors include his wife, Helen; sons, David (Linda) Stravia and William (Denise) Stravia; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren as well as his sister, Mary Novak, and numerous nieces and nephews. There will be no public viewing or services. Cremation, Davis Crematory.

Straziscar, Virginia
Virginia Straziscar - Pueblo Chieftain - November 12, 2003 - Virginia Straziscar, 88, passed from death into eternal life on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003. She was born on Feb. 14, 1915, in Canon City, Colo. Preceded in death by her husband, Frank; parents, Luigi and Rosaria Zullo; brothers, Julio, Tony and Louie; sisters, Maggie, Annie and Celia. Survived by her children, Bill (Yvonne), Franklin (Marlene), Sharon (Angelo), Palumbo and Johnny; grandchildren, Terry, David, Sean, Gina, Shelly, Michael, Shari and Shay; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She will be sadly missed by her dog Kelsey, and her caregiver, Pam "Pauline". She will always be remembered for her potica, pizelles and various Italian goodies. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Rosary, 6 p.m. today, Nov. 12, 2003, Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. Funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003. Officiant, the Rev. Roger Dorcy. Entombment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Streckline, Robert
Robert Streckline - Huerfano World - July 12, 1990 - A memorial service will be held at Church of God of Christ Church in Walsenburg at 10 a.m. Sunday for Robert Steckline, formerly of Walsenburg, who died in a Pueblo Nursing Home Saturday, July 7, 1990. Born May 4, 1914 in Hays, KS, Mr. Steckline was a retired laborer. He is survived by his wife, Emma P. Steckline, Walsenburg; a step-son, Levi Vigil, Walsenburg, one grandchild and one great-grandchild.

Streetwoor, J.
J. Streetwoor - Creede Candle - May 21, 1921 - J. Streetwoor, a pioneer grocery man, was shot and killed in Pueblo by an unidentified man, believed to be a bandit. The money till and safe were completely ransacked. Police believe a negro committed the crime, as the store is located in the negro district.

Streit, Joseph
Joseph Streit - Colorado Transcript - November 21, 1907 – Joseph Streit, a resident of the North side, was adjudged insane in county court last week, and taken to the asylum at Pueblo. Colorado Transcript - June 18, 1908 – While Family Worships, Man Attempts Suicide. Kneeling in prayer with her children before the altar in St. Joseph's Catholic church last Sunday morning, Mrs. Joseph Streit had no premonition of the tragedy that was being enacted at that very moment at her home in North Golden when her husband, Joseph Streit, a mental patient, recently brought home from the asylum at Pueblo, arose from his bed and seizing a razor sank the blade deep into his left wrist, severing an artery in an attempt to commit suicide. When the family returned from church they saw the bloody razor in the window and fearing the worst ran into the room to find the husband and father lying unconscious in a pool of blood on the floor. Although given immediate surgical attention Streit's wound were of so serious a nature that it was at first feared that he might not survive. Several years ago prior to his removal to the asylum Streit had made an attempt to end his life. Fearing that he might become violent and attack his family or the neighbors Streit has been removed from his home by Sheriff Whipple and Deputy Sheriff Joseph Dennis and will be taken to a sanitarium or an asylum for treatment. Colorado Transcript - June 25, 1908 – Joseph Streit, who while his folks were at church May 14, attempted suicide with indifferent success, has been returned to the asylum at Pueblo, where he had previously been confined for several months. Colorado Transcript December 31, 1909 – Joseph Streit, who was sent to the insane asylum from Golden a few months ago, died at that institution Tuesday. The body will probably be brought here for burial. He leaves a wife and three children in Golden.

Stremmel, Louis
Louis Stremmel - Pagosa Springs News - October 16, 1890 - Louis Stremmel, of Pueblo, died and left one-half his fortune of $500,000 to Judge Leonard, of New York. In 1885 Stremmel went to New York to see the town. He saw the town to such an extent that the directors at Bellevue Hospital said he was an absolute lunatic and should be confined for an indefinite period. His case came to the ears of Mr. Leonard, and after a long legal conflict he succeeded in effecting Stremmel's release. So worked up was Stremmel at his almost unlooked for delivery, that while he paid Mr. Leonard a good fee, he further declared that he would remember his services in a substantial way, which it appears he did.

Strickbine, Virginia Lee
Virginia Lee Strickbine - Pueblo Chieftain - January 04, 2006 - Virginia Lee Strickbine, beloved mother, wife, sister and friend, died peacefully in Phoenix, Ariz., Dec. 30, 2005. She was surrounded by her loving family. Born in Hope, Kan., Virginia and her adored husband, Ken, lived in Pueblo, Colo., from 1952 to 1975. They moved to Phoenix in 1975. Her legacy is one of deep compassion and great nurturing for people of all ages. Her spirit of adventure and sense of humor are legendary to all who had the privilege of knowing her. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Lou Offerson; sons Jim Strickbine, Steve Strickbine and Bob Strickbine; and by nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. At Virginia's request, there will be a private family service only. In lieu of flowers, we ask that you kindly make donations in her name to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014.

Strickland, Norma Grace
Norma Grace Chamberlain Strickland - Colorado Springs Gazette - March 7, 2007 - Norma G. Strickland, age 94, a lifelong resident of the Dryland (Eastern Plains) and Colorado Springs passed away on Monday, March 5, 2007 at the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Colorado Springs. She was a retired film editor with Alexander Film Company, a member of First Christian Church and El Paso County Pioneer Association and Rebekah Lodge. Norma Grace Chamberlain was born on July 9, 1912 in Roswell, New Mexico to Earl and Cora (Aldridge) Chamberlain. She attended schools in Colorado Springs and was a 1931 graduate of Colorado Springs High School. She married Bert M. Strickland on January 14, 1938 in Pueblo, Colorado. Bert passed away in 1980. Mrs. Strickland enjoyed traveling, dining out at restaurants, visiting on the telephone and sharing time with close friends at the Holidays. She will be dearly missed. She is survived by a host of friends and family. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, March 9, 2007 at the Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses. Entombment will follow at the Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 300, Memphis, Tennessee 38148-0552 or to the charity of the giver's choice. Blessed be her memory.

Strickland, Rome George
Rome George Strickland - Pueblo Chieftain - March 09, 2006 - Rome George Strickland passed away March 8, 2006, in Pueblo. George was born on Sept. 16, 1920, in Valliant, Okla., as one of seven children to George and Haddie Strickland. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during World War II. George was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Vernie. His survivors include two brothers, John Strickland of Texas, and Gene Strickland of California; three sisters, Emma Jean Hildebrand of Pueblo, JoAnne Mclleland and Billie Turk, both of California; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. At his request, no formal services will be held. The family will gather at his gravesite 10 a.m. Friday, March 10, 2006, in the Mountain View Cemetery.

Stringer, Guy
Guy Stringer - Pueblo Chieftain - July 15, 2001 - Guy Stringer passed away July 9, 2001. He was born March 31, 1913, in Franklin, Ky. As a young man, he drove a family from Kentucky to Canon City, Colo. He fell in love with the Colorado mountains and knew Colorado would be his home. Guy graduated from Canon City High School in 1933. He worked as a salesman until 1941 at which time he moved to Nashville, Tenn., working for Vultee Air Craft. He returned to Colorado after World War II. He owned and operated Refrigeration Equipment from 1950 until he sold his business in 1976. He was a life member of Pueblo Elks No. 90, Pueblo Aerie No. 145, a Life Master of ACBL Bridge and a member of the Christ Scientist Church. Guy enjoyed fly fishing, ballroom dancing and bridge. He is preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Minnie Stringer of Franklin, Ky.; and a brother, Willard of Mount Dora, Fla. He is survived by his wife Martha of 62 years; three sisters-in-law; and numerous nieces and nephews. Private graveside services will be held at a later date at Lakeside Cemetery, Canon City. In lieu of food and flowers donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in memory of Guy Stringer.

Stringer, Leonard Cameron
Leonard Cameron Stringer - Pueblo Chieftain - April 02, 2001 - Leonard Cameron Stringer departed this life March 30, 2001. He was 85. Leonard was born in Palo Pinto County, Texas, on Dec. 25, 1915. Preceded in death by his parents, Edward Albert Stringer and Mary Edith (Nicklas) Stringer. Survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Jeannette Louise (Spencer) Stringer; sons, Lonny (Margaret) Stringer, Frank (Rochelle) Stringer, Paul (Becky) Stringer, Marlin (B.J.) Stringer, Kent (Rebeccah) Stringer, all of Pueblo and Danny (Shandra) Stringer of Littleton; grandchildren, Michelle (Kevin) Curry, Mike Stringer, Nick (Tawnya) Stringer, Matt Stringer, Magda Stringer, Shelley (Mark) Montee, Jamie Read, Tony Cozzolino, Morgan Stringer, Lysa (Jason) Willis, Jeannette (Brad) Micheli, Colin Stringer, Aaron Stringer, Sarah (Robert) Blackwell, C.J. Stringer, Tyler Stringer; great-grandchildren, Cameron Montee, Taron Montee, Ryley Stringer, Dustin Montee, Amanda Stringer, Jasmine Curry, Hailey Stringer, Courtney Curry, Tayler Read, Cassidy Montee, Madison Blackwell, Wyatt Willis, Brooklyn Micheli, Clayton Stringer. Also survived by brothers, Edward A. Stringer, Colorado Springs, David C. (Vivian) Stringer, Pueblo; sisters, Anita (John) Schrock-Terlep, Pueblo, Jeannie (Ben) Cooper, Florissant; sisters-in-law; Laura Province, Pueblo, and Ethyl (Stanley) Suckle, Pueblo; also many nieces and nephews and friends including his lunch group at the Mesa Towers and his church family. Leonard graduated from Centennial High School in 1934. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1934 to 1939 and was a machinist mate on the original U.S.S. Yorktown. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service as a Letter Carrier in 1972. He was a member of Highland Park Baptist Church. Memorial services, 11 a.m. Tuesday at Highland Park Baptist Church, 3939 Redwood. Please omit flowers.

Stringer, Mollie Lee
Mollie Lee Stringer - Pueblo Chieftain - July 12, 1987 - Mollie Lee Stringer, 31, passed away July 10, 1987. Mollie is survived by her parents, James and Ruth Stringer, and her daughter, Aimee Stringer. She also is survived by her brother, Peter (Sheridan) Stringer, and her niece, McCallan Stringer, both of

Stringer, Ruth
Ruth Stringer - Pueblo Chieftain - March 23, 2003 - Ruth Stringer, passed away March 21, 2003. Preceded in death by her daughter, Mollie Lee Stringer. Survived by her husband, James N. Stringer; son, Peter James (Sheridan) Stringer of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren, McCallan Stringer, Daniel Stringer, Luke Stringer and Aimee Bishop; sisters, Dessie Coleman and Vaughn Phillips. She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church and VFW Auxiliary No. 3641. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, First Southern Baptist Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice.

Stringert, Terese
Terese Dunlavy Stringert - Pueblo Chieftain - September 02, 2004 - Terese Dunlavy Stringert died Wednesday, August 25, 2004 at Penrose Hospital, after a brief illness. She was born on August 28, 1957 to John and Lenore Schuster Dunlavy in Clintonville, WI. She spent her childhood years in Neenah, WI, and graduated from St. Mary High School in Menasha, WI. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point WI, and received her Masters degree in Speech Pathology from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. She was a speech pathologist, working in Milwaukee WI, Oshkosh, WI and Penrose Hospital, Colorado Springs. She married Howard Stringert on March 19, 1988 in Pueblo, Colo. Terese was a loving, devoted and caring wife, mother, daughter, and friend to many who will remember her for her charity, good works and Christian life style. She was a talented and creative artist, and musician. She was a member of St. Paul's Church, Colorado Springs and an active contributor to Pauline Memorial Catholic School. She will be deeply missed by all, but especially by her husband and two sons. She is survived by her loving husband, Howard, two sons, Graham and Colin at home; mother, Lenore Dunlavy, Oshkosh, WI; three brothers, Michael Dunlavy, Sturgeon Bay, WI; Patrick (Joan) Dunlavy, Helena, MT; Peter Dunlavy, Orono, MN; and one sister, Mary (Brian) Nevins, Oshkosh, WI. She is further survived by her mother and father in-law, Robert and Virginia Stringert, Pittsburgh, PA; brother-in-law, Robert Stringert, Pittsburgh, Pa; two sisters-in-law, Janis Stringert, Richmond, VA, Jill (Mike) Williams, Kailua, Hawaii and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, John Dunlavy. Funeral Services were held Saturday, August, 28 2004 at 1 p.m. at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Colorado Springs, CO. A Memorial in Terese's name is being established for the benefit of Pauline Memorial Catholic School, 1601 Mesa Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80906.Until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand.

Stringfellow, Marcienne
Marcienne "Muzzy" "Marcie" Stringfellow - Colorado Springs Gazette - February 13, 2003 - Marcienne "Muzzy" "Marcie" Stringfellow, 80, went to be with the Lord February 11, 2003. She was preceded in death by her husband William Stringfellow in 1991; and her three sisters, Pauline Peck, Helen Currier, and Marguerite LaCoss. She is survived by her children: Marcia (Robert W.) Martin, Pueblo, CO.; Kathy (Gary F.) Harper, Colorado Springs, CO.; and Nikki (Cortland W.) Klein, Pueblo, CO. Also survived by seven grandchildren: Robert W. (Merry L.) Martin, Jr., Pueblo; Michael T. Martin, Pueblo; Kenneth L. (Jonnie B.) Martin, Huntley, III; Cindi (Steve) Links, Colorado Springs; Patrick (Debbie) Klein, Farmington, NM; Michelle (Eddie) Olan, and Melissa Klein, both of Pueblo; nine great-grandchildren; her sisters Lucille Fleming of Lebanon, NH., and Laura (Douglas) Hough of West Lebanon, NH. Many nieces, nephews, and other relatives also survive her. Visitation 12:00 to 5:00 p.m., Thursday, February 13, and 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 14, at the funeral home. Funeral service 10:00 a.m., Sat., Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, with interment to follow at 12:30 p.m., at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Colorado Springs, corner of Airport Rd., and Academy. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice of Pueblo.

Stringfellow, Roy Harvey
Roy Harvey Stringfellow - Pueblo Chieftain - October 23, 2001 - "My name is in the obits today, so I must be dead." Roy Harvey Stringfellow, "Toot," 83, departed this life Oct. 21, 2001, at St. Mary Corwin hospital. Born Dec. 4, 1918, in Folsom, N.M. The last of the Folsom Gang! Came to Pueblo in September 1945. Survived by his wife, Virginia Martinez Stringfellow; children, Leona (Fred) French, Pueblo; Roy (Cloedean) Stringfellow, Arizona; Tom (Pam) Stringfellow, Denver; Bernadine (Sherman Martin) Gibbons, Boone, and Richard (Pat) Gibbons, Pueblo; and Dan Gibbons. Also survived by 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters in-law, Alfred (Louise) Ulibarri, Denver; Carolyn Dittmar, Pueblo; Rebecca Lucero, California; Wilma and Marcia Stringfellow and Don Hammack; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by parents, Thomas R. and Eleanor Stringfellow; brothers, William H. and Marion T. Stringfellow; sister, Phyllis R. Hammack; sister-in-law, Priscilla Waugh. Roy served in the U.S. Army during WWII and retired from Southern Colorado Power Co. Roy was president of the board of directors at Power Company Credit Union. He was a member of the St. Charles Senior Club, Kiwanis Club and St. Peter's Episcopal Church vestry. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in his memory. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Thursday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Stringfellow, William H.
William H. Stringfellow - Colorado Springs Gazette - December 9, 1991 - William H. Stringfellow, of Pueblo died Dec. 6, 1991. He was retired from IBEW Local 113. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Adrian Comer Funeral Home chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth, Pueblo. Entombment will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3825 Airport Road. Adrian Comer is handling arrangements. Mr. Stringfellow was married to Marcienne Stringfellow, who survives. He also is survived by three daughters, Cynthia Klein, Marcia Martin and Katherine Harper; his mother, Ella Stingfellow; two brothers, Roy and M. T. "Tom"; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Strohmer, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Strohmer - Pueblo Chieftain - August 17, 1959 - Funeral service for Mrs. Elizabeth Strohmer, 1427 Palmer, who died Friday, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Davis Mortuary. The Rev. Lloyd Nichols will officiate. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. The body will lie in state Sunday. Mrs. Strohmer, Pueblo resident since 1905, died at a local hospital following an illness of two months. Born Oct. 2, 1874, in London, England, she came to the United States with her husband, William O. Strohmer. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 27, 1950. Mr. Strohmer died Aug. 13, 1955, and was general foreman for the Colorado & Wyoming Railroad for 30 years. Mrs. Strohmer was a member of the First Evangelical United Brethren Church. She is survived by two children, Mrs. Anna E. Druva, Pueblo, and William G. Strohmer, Racine, Wis., seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was the sister of Harry and Charles W. Garrett and Miss Eleanor Garrett, all of Pueblo.

Strohmer, William O.
William O. Strohmer - Pueblo Chieftain - August 14, 1955 - William O. Strohmer, Saturday. Husband of Elizabeth A. Strohmer, of the family home, 1427 Palmer, Father of Mrs. Anne Druva, Pueblo, and William George Strohmer, Racine Wis. Grandfather of seven; great-grandfather of four. Life member of South Pueblo Lodge 31, AF&AM. Member of South Pueblo Chapter 12, RAM; Pueblo Council No. 6, R&SM; and Pueblo Commandery No. 3, Knights Templar. A resident of Pueblo since 1905 and an employe of the Colorado & Wyoming Railroad for 30 years until his retirement in 1947. Mr. and Mrs. Strohmer celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1950. Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Davis Mortuary Memorial Chapel. Masonic rites will be conducted at Mountain View Cemetery.

Stromholt, Andrew H.
Andrew Hallett Stromholt - Huerfano World - August 18, 1994 - Director Dies - Youth Center Theatre Director Andrew Hallett Stromholt, 47, of Redwing died in Huerfano Medical Center just before midnight Tuesday, Aug. 16, 1994. Cause of death is unknown. A resident of Huerfano since 1981, he received a BA in literature from Cambridge University in England and was director of Public information at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Mr. Stromholt had actively pursued and received grants for the theatre and was instrumental in the grant for the Re-1 School track facility in Gardner. A special service in his memory will be held at 6 P.M Sunday, Aug. 21, at the theatre in Walsenburg.

Strong, Alice
Alice Strong - Pueblo Chieftain - February 16, 2001 - Alice Strong, a Pueblo West resident for the past 25 years, recently of The Legacy Commons at Pueblo West, departed this life Feb. 10, 2001, to join the Lord and her spouse. She is survived by her son, William (Cindy) Strong of Rockford, Ill.; daughter, Carol Sue (Allen) Willyard, Pueblo West; grandsons, Clayton and Jay Willyard; granddaughters, Heather and Chris Strong; sister, Ethel Gosz. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, William George in 1983; one sister and a brother. Alice loved music and was the recipient of several honors by singing in church and choral groups. She enjoyed traveling and accompanied her husband, Bill, during his tours of duty abroad. They were involved in extensive travel, mostly camping, which included membership in The Railroad Sam's Club. She was a volunteer with the Mobile Home Association and the Architectural Committee in Pueblo West. She had contributed to many community memorials, including the White Branch Library and the Eagle Memorial. Memorial service will be 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16, 2001, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth, Pueblo. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that any donations be made to the family through the funeral home address at 2710 N. Elizabeth. These memorials will be divided and given to various organizations as Alice had requested.

Stronson, Christ
Christ Stronson - Pueblo Chieftain - March 22, 1921 - The funeral of Christ Stronson will be held from the Greek church this afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Burial will be in Roselawn in charge of the United Davis-Vories Undertaking company.

Stropas, Bertha B.
Bertha B. Stropas - Pueblo Chieftain - May 14, 1987 - Bertha B. Stropas passed away May 12, 1987, at Humana Hospital, Thornton. Survivors include daughters, Betty (John) Vukich, Pueblo; Nadine (Harlen) Powledge and son, George (JoAnn) Stropas, both of Denver. Survived also by 11 grandchildren, including David Vukich, Jacksonville, Fla.; Deborah, John and Kathy Vukich, all of Pueblo; and nine great-grandchildren. Service, Friday, May 15, at First Southern Baptist Church, 7990 Lowell, Westminster, Colo. Graveside service and interment, 11 a.m. Saturday, Masonic Cemetery, Trinidad.

Strots, Charles T.
Charles T. Strots – Pueblo Chieftain – September 30, 1912 – The funeral of Charles T. Strots will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon from the family residence at Twentieth and Court streets. The Rev. Mr. Weyer of the First Presbyterian church will officiate. The B. P. O. E. lodge, No. 90, will have charge of the services at the grave. Interment will be in Roselawn in charge of Davis and Vories.

Stroud, Christopher Michael
Christopher Michael Stroud - Pueblo Chieftain - November 20, 1987 - Christopher Michael Stroud, 2511 Carlton Place, passed away unexpectedly Nov. 19, 1987. Infant son of Dawn Stroud and Mike Nixon; grandson of Lana Slaten and Louis Nixon, Pueblo, Tom Stroud, Ansvach, Germany, and Jerry Nixon; great-grandson of Lew and June Finlayson, Pueblo, and Leroy and Jerry Stroud, Boone; nephew of Tammy Stroud and Kimberly Slaten of the family home. Also survived by numerous great aunts, uncles and cousins. Christopher was born Aug. 26, 1987. The family respectively requests omission of flowers. Memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, Denver. Graveside service, 3 p.m. today at Roselawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Mark Horton officiating. Visitation from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today.

Stroud, Geraldine
Geraldine Stroud - Pueblo Chieftain - October 09, 1997 - Geraldine Stroud, born Feb. 7, 1927, in Olney Springs, Colo., passed away Oct. 7, 1997. Survived by husband of 52 years, LeRoy- sons, Richard (Debbie) Stroud, Tom (Tammy) Stroud and Scott (Tammy) Stroud- daughters, Linda Bleymeyer, Jacqueline Stroud and Christine (Jim) Spangler-10 grandchildren- seven great-grandchildren- five sisters- a brother- and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by infant son, Davis. Geraldine and LeRoy spent 50 years on their farm and ranch north of Boone, recently retiring to Pueblo. Geraldine will be greatly missed as she was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister and devoted her entire life to her family. At her request, private services, with interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs. Those who wish may make contributions to either the American Cancer Society or the Pueblo City Lift in memory of Mrs. Stroud. When I come to the end of the road And the sun has set for me I want no rites in a gloom filled room Why cry for a soul set free Miss me a little --but not too long And not with your head bowed low Remember the love that we once shared Miss me but let me go For this is a journey that we all must take And each must go alone It's all a part of the Master's plan A step on the road to home. When you are lonely and sick of heart, Go to the friends we know And bury your sorrows in doing good deeds. Miss me -- but let me go. Arrangements by Adrian Comer Funeral Home, 2710 N. Elizabeth.

Stroud, Lee
Lee Stroud - Pueblo Chieftain - May 17, 2005 - Lee Stroud, 84, lifetime Fowler resident, died Sunday, May 15, 2005, at Life Care Center in Pueblo. Born March 8, 1921, in Fowler, the son of the late Isom and Faye Fair Stroud. Graduate of Fowler High School, member of First Baptist Church, past master of Ashlar Lodge No. 115 AF&AM, secretary of the lodge for many years, past patron, Clearwater Chapter OES, three terms. Member of Masonic Lodge No. 95 of Pueblo and Southern Colorado Consistory in Pueblo. Survived by wife, Delorse Gorsline Stroud of the home in Fowler; son, Terry (Thersa) Stroud of Colorado Springs; daughter, Karla Hibbert of Pueblo; grandchildren, Justin and Jason Stroud and Keli and Nicholas Hibbert; sister, Rachel (Wayne) Walker of Fowler. Retired from the Pueblo Army Depot and a veteran of WWII, U.S. Air Force. Rose Croix service, 2 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2005, at Griffy Family Funeral Chapel in Fowler. Masonic honors at the Fowler Cemetery by Pueblo Masonic Lodge No. 95.

Stroud, Nina Esther
Nina Esther Stroud - Pueblo Chieftain - December 01, 1986 - Nina Esther Stroud, late of Pueblo, died Nov. 29, 1986, at a local nursing home. Survived by her daughter, Lova Prince, Pueblo; two brothers, Ethan Officer, Oklahoma City, Okla., Lloyd Officer, Springdale, Ark.; three grandchildren, Roger (Marsha) Prince, Denver, Lana (Richard) Mize, Denver, Linda (Michael) Calahan, Orlando, Fla.; and four great-grandchildren. Member of Church of Christ, Broadway and Orman. Born July 31, 1899, in Huntsville, Ark., she moved to Pueblo in 1950 from Springdale. Preceded in death by her husband, Cammie Lee Stroud, April 9, 1969. Service, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, Davis-Wallin Memorial Chapel with evangelist William Driver officiating. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. Visitation, noon to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Strovas, Joseph
Joseph Strovas – Cañon City Daily Record – May 18, 2006 – Joseph Strovas , 84, of Loveland died May 13, 2006, in Loveland. He was born April 4, 1922, in Black Diamond, Colo., to Blaz and Maria Strovas. He married Ann Oswerk on May 22, 1943, in Walsenburg. Mr. Strovas served in the U.S. Army and was a life member of the Borger, Texas, Masonic Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Ann Strovas; a son, Jim Strovas and wife Julie of Loveland; a brother, Louis Strovas and wife Irene of Houston, Texas; two sisters, Evelyn Snyder of California and Rose Felice of Denver; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Joseph Strovas, three brothers and five sisters. Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Wednesday at Stoddard Funeral Home in Greeley. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Stoddard Funeral Home, followed by interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to Alterra Sterling House in care of Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 W. 28th St., Greeley, CO 80634.

Strozier, Patricia Ann
Patricia Ann Strozier - Pueblo Chieftain - January 15, 2004 - Patricia Ann Strozier , former Pueblo resident passed away unexpectedly January 9, 2004 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri. She was born August 17, 1941 in Pueblo, Colorado. Mrs. Strozier attended Pueblo Catholic High, the University of Colorado and was a graduate of Colorado State University-Pueblo where she received her Bachelors degree in Sociology. Mrs. Strozier was preceded in death by her parents, William C. and Mary A. Timme, her brother, John Timme and her husband Walter Lewis Strozier. She is survived by her children; Christina Lynne, William Lewis and James Walter Strozier all of Columbia Missouri. A memorial mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. at St. Pious X Church with burial to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Strubel, Dorothy
Dorothy Ballou Strubel - Pueblo Chieftain - September 04, 2004 - Dorothy Ballou Strubel. Our mother, Dorothy Ballou Strubel, died quickly and peacefully on Sept. 2, 2004. She led a full, good life for 92 years. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Edith Ballou of Canon City; three siblings and her granddaughter, Betsie Strubel Guntheroth, formerly of Pueblo. Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Louise Strubel; and her son, Peter (Phyllis) Strubel, all of Pueblo. Grandchildren are Rex Strong of Flagstaff, Ariz., Ralph Strong of Tucson, Ariz., Jessie Strong (Victor) Herring of Littleton, Barry (Denise) Strubel of Upland, Calif., Susan Strubel (Abraham) Egley of Pueblo; and grandson-in-law, Harry Guntheroth of Staten Island, N.Y. There are nine great-grandchildren and one expected. Mrs. Strubel spent most of her adult life in Greeley. She was an active community leader through her weekly column in The Greeley Tribune, her employment at Weld County Social Services and at the Weld County Health Department. She also participated hands-on in many liberal causes. She was a freelance journalist whose articles appeared in local, state and national publications. The family wishes to thank all the good and caring people at University Park Care Center. They treated our mother with dignity and affection and fully appreciated her wonderful sense of humor. We are especially grateful to Rebecca, Georgia and Bill. In lieu of food or flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Association or to the ACLU through the funeral home. At Dorothy's request, cremation and no formal services.

Strubel, Frances Agnes
Frances Agnes Strubel - Pueblo Chieftain - January 29, 2006 - Frances Agnes Strubel, a resident of Albany, Calif. for 60 years, passed away on January 23, 2006 at the age of 93. She leaves behind two loving sons Joe Strubel of San Pablo, Calif. and Jim Strubel of Hayward, Calif.; grandchildren Mary, Nancy, Theresa, Margaret, Kristine and Steven and great grandchildren Emily, Amanda, Timothy and Matthew. A special thanks to Ted and Linda Kurihara at Kensington Home and her good friends Kai, Ben, Herbert and Anna. Frances was a long time parishioner at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Berkeley, Calif. and retired from the City of Berkeley school district. Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service Thursday, February 2, 2006 at 12:00 noon at Roselawn Cemetery, 1706 Roselawn Rd., Pueblo, Colo. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1145 Gilman St., Berkley, Calif. 94706

Strubel, Josephine Grace
Josephine Grace Strubel - Pueblo Chieftain - March 08, 2001 - Age 94, formerly of Pueblo, passed away March 2, 2001, in California. Miss Strubel had worked at Highland Hospital in Oakland as a seamstress for 18 years. She enjoyed gardening. She is survived by her sister, Ella Tomicich, California; nephews and niece, Frank Strubel, Maine, Kenneth Tomicich, California, and Joyce Kocman and Rudolph Strubel, of Colorado. Graveside service, 9 a.m. Friday, Roselawn Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, 22331 Mission Blvd., Hayward, CA 94541 in her memory.

Struble, Paul
Paul Struble - Pueblo Chieftain - September 16, 1986 - Paul Struble, Holyoke, Colo., passed away Sept. 6, 1986. Survived by daughter, Mary Ann Peterson, Lakewood; sister, Phyllis (Fred) Mack, Pueblo; two granddaughters; niece, and Phyllis Jean Ferguson, Olathe, Kan.

Struck, Richard
Richard Struck - Pueblo Chieftain - November 5, 2006 - Richard "Rick" Struck passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 31, 2006. Preceded in death by his father, Ernesto G. Struck; and brothers, Samuel Torres and Ernest Steven Struck. Survived by his mother, Phoebe Struck; son, Richard McCall; brother, Albert (Stella) Struck; sisters, Arabella Escajeda, Beatrice (Leo) Rojas and Virginia Olonia; uncle, Aaron (Cecelia) Roybal; special friends, Chris and Darlene Hernandez; and numerous nephews and nieces. Rick was in the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Germany in 1967, and in the U.S. Navy, stationed in the Midway Island in 1973. Memorial service, 7 p.m. Monday, Romero Chapel with reception to follow at Romero's Hall.

Stuard, Teannah
Teannah Lewis-Stuard - Pueblo Chieftain - November 24, 2002 - Teannah Lewis-Stuard went to be with God on the day of her arrival, Nov. 17, 2002. Survived by her mother, Dewanna Nicole Lewis; father, David Lee Stuard Jr.; brothers, Andrew and Elija; sister, Kenna, all of Pueblo; brothers, David Lee Stuard III and Osiris I. Stuard of Arizona; grandparents, Chevonne and Quinn Owens; aunt, Candice Owens, all of Pueblo; uncles, Shannon Owens and LaTomra Lanston of California; grandparents, Barbara and Patrick McCarty; aunt, Shontell N. Stuard, all of Pueblo; uncle and aunt, Roslyn and Michael D. Pervis, Arizona; uncle, Marcus R. Jernigan, Pueblo; and special friends, Reneatte Wilson and Anthony Varela, Pueblo. Service, 2 p.m. Monday at Mountain View Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum.

Stuart, Charles
Charles Stuart – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – November 27, 1879 – The Vigilantes at Work – [Special to the Chieftain.] – Leadville, November 20. – At one o'clock this morning, forty-five masked and determined men proceeded quietly to the house of Sheriff Watson, and when he answered the summons, covered him with six shooters and forced him to accompany them to the county jail, in which there were three assistants who were provided for in the same manner as the sheriff, thus effecting an entrance without creating any disturbance or noise. The sheriff was told to open the cage in which was confined Chas. Stuart, who was wounded by Bockhouse last Saturday when attempting to rob him, the particulars of which have been already published. He was taken out and hanged to the rafters of an adjoining shed being erected for the jailors. Stuart had openly threatened Bockhouse's life as soon as released. Stuart was but twenty years old, and begged piteously that his life be spared, and when told that his doom had been sealed, asked to be allowed a few minutes to write to his mother at Connellsville, Pennsylvania, which was cruelly denied him, and was only granted time to say a short prayer and then launched into eternity. The next cell to be opened was that of Ed. Frodsham, a man whom the world should rejoice at his departure. He came here from Utah about a year ago, and for a short time figured conspicuously in the lot jumping business. His captors were inexorable and merciless, and launched their victim into eternity suspended to the beams of a new building in front of the jail, now being erected. Frodsham struggled furiously and his face bore marks of agony as he hung suspended to a rafter. When his request was denied to write a letter to his wife, he made a desperate effort to escape the fate which befell him. To the body of Frodsham was pinned a placard reading as follows: “Notice to all lot thieves, bunko steerers, foot pads, thieves and chronic bondsman for the same and sympathizers of the above class of criminals. This is our commencement, and this shall be your fate. We mean business. Let this be your last warning, particularly Cooney, Adams, Collins, Hogan, Ed. Burns, Ed Champ, P. A. Kelley and a great many others who are well known to this organization. We are seven hundred strong.”

Stuart, Fannie E.
Fannie E. Stuart - Pueblo Chieftain - August 27, 2002 - Fannie E. Stuart, born April 6, 1930, passed away Aug. 24, 2002. Preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Stuart, and parents. Survived by aunts, Pauline Weber and Helen D. Villers; brother-in-law, Lou Stuart; sisters-in-law, Pat Stuart and Jackie Carver; as well as other relatives. Fannie retired from the CF&I and was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and Pueblo Aerie No. 145 Ladies Auxiliary. She was the Colorado State Fair Queen in 1946. Cremation at Almont Crematory. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Thursday at George McCarthy Historic Chapel. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the charity of donor's choice.

Stuart, Frank Harold
Frank Harold Stuart - Pueblo Chieftain - May 11, 1987 - Frank Harold Stuart, May 10, 1987. Husband of Frances Stuart. Father of Harriet and Leonard Yingst, California; and James and Harriet Stuart, Pueblo. Grandfather of Charles and Paula Yingst, Richard and Judy Yingst, James Yingst, the Rev. James and Beverly Stuart, Susan and David Puckett, Cheryl and Kirk Mueller, Darin and Chris Stuart. Great-grandfather of 11. Brother of Orville Stuart, Cotopaxi. Member of Westminster Presbyterian Church. He owned and operated Stuart's Auto Repair for 30 years, retiring in 1975. He was formerly employed at the Pueblo Air Base and Roselawn Cemetery. Services, 2 p.m. Tuesday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel, conducted by his grandson, the Rev. James Stuart Jr. Interment, Imperial. The family will receive friends at 1430 Carteret. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made in his name to the First Assembly of God Church of Rockaway, N.J., where his grandson is associate pastor. These may be sent in care of George McCarthy Funeral Home in Pueblo, which will forward them to New Jersey.

Stuart, Jan
Jan Stuart - Pueblo Chieftain - April 05, 2000 - Jan Stuart, resident of Estes Park and former resident of Pueblo, passed away April 3, 2000. She is survived by her loving husband, Ted Stuart; son, Jeffery (Dawn) Stuart, Pueblo; daughters, Carol Ann Stuart, Phoenix, Ariz., and Linda Stuart; two grandchildren; and sister, Gayle James, Denver. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Saturday, Community Church, Estes Park. Cremation. For those who wish, memorials may be made to Community Church, Bell Choir, P.O. Box 451, 1700 Prodie Ave., Estes Park, Colo., 80517.

Stuart, Jean M.
Jean M. Stuart - Pueblo Chieftain - January 02, 1998 - Jean M. Stuart, 69, passed away Dec. 31, 1997. Survived by her husband, Louis J. Stuart, of the family home- children, Jeanne Anne (Mannix) O'Connor of Los Angeles, Calif., and Linda (Carter) Reynolds of Grand Junction- sister, Juanita Garner of Madison, Wis.- grandchildren, Nicole Reynolds, Kimberly Reynolds and Joseph Stuart O'Connor- as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, L. Pearl and Carl Herman Williams- and her brothers, George and Vaile Williams. Born on Sept. 22, 1928, in Pueblo and was lifetime Pueblo resident. At her request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 3, 1998, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Those who desire may make memorials to the American Heart Association, through the funeral home office.

Stuart, Lester J.
Lester J. Stuart - Pueblo Chieftain - October 27, 2000 - Lester J. Stuart passed away Oct. 25, 2000, in Pueblo. Lester was born Feb. 1, 1920, in Chicago and came to Pueblo with his family as a child. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during World War II. Mr. Stuart retired in 1981 after 45 years with the Rio Grande Railroad. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Daniel Stuart. His survivors include his wife, Patricia; children, Valerie (Guy) Harris, of Littleton, Colo., and Gregory Stuart of San Diego, Calif.; brother, Louis J. Stuart, of Pueblo; sisters-in-law, Jackie Carver and Fannie Stuart, both of Pueblo; one nephew, two nieces, a grandniece and a grandnephew. No viewing, cremation in the Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2000, in the Tabor Lutheran Church, 102 E. Orman, with Rev. Jack Schmidt officiating. In lieu of food and flowers, the family requests donations in memory of Lester be made to the Tabor Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.

Stuart, Phillip G.
Phillip G. Stuart - Huerfano World - October 18, 2001 - Phillip G. Stuart, 60, of Walsenburg, formerly of Arizona, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2001. Mr. Stuart was born on April 11, 1941 in Bucharest, Romania to George and Claudia Janicec Sloniowski. Mr. Stuart is survived by his children, Renee Featherly, Steven and Jeffrey Stuart; ex-wife and companion, Virginia Stuart. Memorial service was held Oct. 17 at the Church of God in Christ with Debbie Reynolds officiating. At his request, cremation, Almont Crematory.

Stubbs, Kathy
Kathy “Kat” Stubbs - Pueblo Chieftain - July 13, 2006 - Kathy “Kat” Stubbs, 48, daughter of Russell and Betty Stubbs, died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on July 4, 2006. Kat, a free spirited person, was loved by many. She enjoyed fishing, nature and riding her trike. Survivors other than her parents include children Deana Jones and Wade Walker of Pueblo, Blade Jones of Pueblo and Dillon Jones of Colorado Springs; sisters, Debra Albert of North Carolina and Lila Stubbs of Arizona; grandchildren, Ryan Jones, Caitlin Jones, Sage Walker. Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of your choice in her memory.

Stuck, Mabel R.
Mabel R. Stuck - Pueblo Chieftain - January 5, 1987 - Mabel R. Stuck was born Oct. 3, 1903, near Hollis, Okla., and passed away Jan. 3, 1987, in Pueblo. A Pueblo resident since 1975, she is preceded in death by her husband, Orville D. Stuck, July 16, 1977. Member of First Southern Baptist Church of Pueblo. Mother of Carlos (Ferrah) Stuck of Denver; Arlen (Patsy) Stuck of Pueblo; and Orville J. (Samantha) Stuck of Turpin, Okla. Also survived by three brothers and three sisters including T. J. West and Mildred Cortner of Pueblo; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Service at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, at First Southern Baptist Church, 301 Cleveland. Service, Jan 8, in Liberal, Kan., with interment in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.

Stuckey, Carl Dean
Carl Dean Stuckey - Pueblo Chieftain - July 28, 1987 - Carl Dean Stuckey, 51, of Amarillo, Texas, passed away at Parkview Medical Center, July 26, 1987. Mr. Stuckey is survived by his wife, Patricia Stuckey; children, James T. (Nora Lee) Hughes, Earl Vaughn, Richard Stuckey, Carl Stuckey Jr.; grandchildren, Tracey and Joshua Hughes. He is survived also by sisters, Wanda (Paul) Schriner, Roberta (Don) Pugh; one brother, Charles (Jerrie) Stuckey; father-in-law, Thomas F. Simmons; sister-in-law, Rose E. Whitley, and numerous other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray H. and Alice Stuckey; a sister, Edith Denner, a niece and nephew. Mr. Stuckey was born Feb. 27, 1936, in Mulvane, Kan. He served in the U.S. Army and was later employed at AT&SF Railroad for 25 years until retirement. He was a member of IOOF Lodge of Dodge City, Kan.; Elks Club in Bartlesville, Okla.; and IBEW. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Imperial Funeral Home. Service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 29, at Imperial Chapel with the Rev. Richard McKinney officiating. Interment, Last Supper, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at Imperial .Reception Hall following interment.

Stuckey, Dolores E.
Dolores E. Stuckey - Pueblo Chieftain - December 21, 1997 - Dolores E. Stuckey, 77, passed away Dec. 18, 1997. Survived by her husband, Eugene C. Stuckey- children, Brenda Jean (Bob) Young, Katy, Texas, LuAnn (Tom) Young, Kansas City, Kan.- grandchildren, Karli and Thomas Young. Dolores was a member of St. Leander Church. Rosary, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., funeral Mass, Monday, 10 a.m. Both services at St. Leander Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent De Paul or the American Diabetes Association through the funeral home in her memory. Friends will be received at the family home.

Stueve, Agnes A.
Agnes A. Stueve - Pueblo Chieftain - October 29, 2005 - Agnes A. Stueve, 91, born Dec. 16, 1913, passed Oct. 27, 2005. Preceded in death by her parents, Theodore and Louise Van der Plaat; and husband, C.B. Stueve. Survived by her children, Jean (Don) Grell, Glen (Mary Ann) Stueve, Dennis (Tammy) Stueve, Gary (Cathie) Stueve, Jim (Lana) Stueve, Mick (Kay) Stueve and Sally (Jim) Prutch; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Also survived by sister-in-law, Dorothy Stueve; and numerous special friends. Also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. Agnes was a 60-year member of Pueblo Aerie No. 145 Auxiliary, and a charter member of Eagles Auxiliary No. 3367. She enjoyed her family, bowling, traveling and doing crossword puzzles "in ink." The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Monday, St. Leander Church. Entombment, Pieta Mausoleum, Imperial Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Agnes' memory.

Stuhlas, Steve
Steve Stuhlas – Eagle Valley Enterprise – May 4, 1917 – Explosion in Hastings Mine – Note: Steve Stuhlas is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, April 27, 1917. Steve Stuhlas: Greek, age 24, 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.

Stuller, Carrie L.
Carrie L. Stuller - Pueblo Chieftain - November 17, 1960 - Carrie L. Stuller, Mother of Mrs. Jewell Kerr, Las Animas, and Arthur L. Peerman, Artesia, N.M. Also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Service announcements later. Pueblo Chieftain - November 18, 1960 - Mrs. Carrie L. Stuller. Mother of Mrs. Noel Kerr, Las Animas, Colo., and Arthur L. Peerman, Artesia, N.M. Services at the funeral Home Chapel Friday 2:30 p.m. will be conducted by Rev. Charles Whitmer, pastor of the Central Christian Church. Interment Mountain View.

Stumbaugh, Christopher
Christopher Stumbaugh - Huerfano World - January 22, 2004 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1911: Christopher Stumbaugh, pit boss, was killed by a fall of rock in the Midway mine. [Editor's Note: Christopher Stumbaugh died January 16, 1911. Obituary listed Walsenburg World, January 19, 1911, Page 1, and World Independent, January 21, 1911, Page 1.] 

Stump, Martha M.
Martha M. Stump - Pueblo Chieftain - June 3, 1987 - Martha M. Stump, 85, passed away at Parkview Episcopal Medical Center on June 2, 1987. Mrs. Stump is survived by one sister, Sylvia (Clark) Cooter of Colorado Springs; one stepson, Jack W. (Iva) Stump of Pueblo; two granddaughters, Sandra Johnston, Debra Cardinal; and three great-grandchildren. She also is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Stump was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne P. Stump in 1984, and her brother, George Conrad in 1987. She was born Jan. 19, 1902, in Bucklin, Kan. She was a member of Belmont Nazarene Church. Visitation hours from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 4, 1987, at Imperial Funeral Home. Graveside service at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 4, 1987, at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Interment, Hillcrest, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family can be contacted at 1306 Van Buren.

Stump, Ruth Violet Hicks
Ruth Violet Hicks Stump - Colorado Springs Gazette - July 4, 1989 - Ruth Violet Hicks Stump, 88, of Colorado Springs died Saturday at a local care center. She had been an administrative clerk for the U.S. Civil Service for 21 years. No services are planned. Memorialization will be at Shrine of Rest Rose Garden. Shrine of Rest, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Stump was born Nov. 3, 1900, in McCracken, Kan., to Benjamin and Mary (Ryan) Hicks. She attended Western State College in Gunnison and earned her teaching degree from Colorado State Teachers College in Greeley. Mrs. Stump taught in a one-room schoolhouse in Kiowa County during the 1920s. Her teaching career spanned 10 years in Kiowa, Pueblo and Lincoln counties. She lived in Limon before moving to Colorado Springs in 1941. Mrs. Stump was married April 25, 1924, in Pueblo, to Leslie H. Stump, who died in 1945. She was a member of several garden clubs and was a member of First United Methodist Church. Survivors include granddaughters Julie Ann Stallard of Colorado Springs and Sandra Lynn Lowery of Colorado Springs; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters and by her daughter, Patricia Thornton, who died in May. Memorial contributions may be made to Silver Key Senior Services, 2250 Bott Ave., Colorado Springs 80904.

Stupar, Dorothy C.
Dorothy C. Stupar - Pueblo Chieftain - November 16, 2003 - Dorothy C. Stupar, 81, passed away Nov. 14, 2003, in Pueblo, Colo. Born Aug. 25, 1922, in Baird, Texas, to Joseph and Carvie Bryant, who preceded her, along with infant son, Jimmy; sister, Mildred Smith; and brothers, Les, Milton, and Rudy Bryant. Survived by her loving husband of 57 years, William R. Stupar; daughter, Sharon (Gary) Unger; grandson, Kevin Unger of Portland, Ore.; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Dorothy was a devoted wife and homemaker to William (Bill), who worked and retired at Colorado Wyoming Railroad 23 years ago. Dorothy was an avid bridge player and member of the local bridge club for many years. Per her request there will be no viewing. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, at the George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Burial to follow at Roselawn.

Stupar, Julianna Lee
Julianna Lee Stupar - Pueblo Chieftain - February 24, 2004 - Julianna Lee Stupar, born Nov. 17, 2000. Our little angel went to be with the Lord on Feb. 21, 2004. Preceded in death by her grandmother, Carol Lee Macaluso. Survived by parents, Rudy Jr. and Kathleen Stupar; brothers, Joziah and Jonah; grandparents, Frank "Buddy" Macaluso (Cindy Sinclair), Rudy Sr. and Gail Stupar; great-grandmother, Connie Combatto; special aunties, Karen Macaluso and Lori (Mitch) Bewley; aunts, Kelly, Begi and Kip Stupar; uncle, Jack Carrigan; special great-aunties, Barbara (Dale) Stowers and Donna Zupancic; godparents, Ken Stowers and Kim Kovacich; and numerous other aunts, uncles and cousins. Julianna's life on earth was short in years, but long on love, hugs, kisses and other very precious moments. Everyone who met Julianna was touched by her in many special ways. Her beautiful little smile and wonderfully bright eyes had a way of making every moment with her one that would not soon be forgotten. Rosary and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, St. Joseph Church. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the family home at 24992 Webb Court.

Stupar, Mary R.
Mary R. Stupar - Pueblo Chieftain - April 1, 1987 - Mary R. Stupar, March 31, 1987. Wife of Joseph W. Stupar, who passed away May 10, 1973, and mother of William J. (Shirley) Stupar and Nancy A. (Michael) Kosanovich, both of Pueblo. Survived also by a sister, Katherine Deverich, Pueblo; grandchildren, Cheryl Stupar, Ken Stupar, Julie Stupar and Jennifer Kosanovich. In addition, she is survived by several nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law. Preceded in death by brothers, Nick A. Yengich and Jack Yengich. Mrs. Stupar was a member of St. Francis Xavier Parish, St. Francis Altar and Rosary Society, Cenacle of the Blessed Sacrament, CFU (Creation Fraternal Union), St. Jacob's Lodge 402 and CFU, Holy Trinity Lodge 82. Mrs. Stupar immigrated to the United States from her native Yugoslavia in 1913 and had been a longtime Pueblo resident. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Wednesday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment, Roselawn. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorials may be made in her name to the Pueblo Heart Unit, P.O. Box 1658, Pueblo, Colo. 81002. The family may be contacted at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Stupar, 28 Drake.

Stupar, Rudy Sr.
Rudy Stupar Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - January 05, 2006 - Rudy Stupar Sr., 92, passed away Dec. 30, 2005. Survived by his loving wife, Gail Stupar. Also survived by his son, Rudy Jr. (Kathleen); daughters, Rennie Kip Amaya, Begi Stupar, Kellie Dunagan, Tracie (Medardo) Jo, Kimila Valdez; stepson, Jack Carrigan; brothers, Stanley and Bill; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by daughter, Michelle (Stupar) Dolgan; granddaughter, Julianna Lee Stupar; parents, Frank and Mary Stupar; brothers, Frank, Joe and Tony; sister, Mary. Rudy was in the CC Camps. He joined the Army serving in WWII fighting in the Philippine Islands from 1941 to 1945. He was an expert infantryman, SS Rifle Ml, combat infantryman MKM rifle '03, rifleman 745. He was in the 160th infantry, 45th Division and received a Good Conduct Medal, Bronze Service Star, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal and the American Defence Service Medal. Rudy retired from the CF&I with 40 years of service. He loved spending time with his family and was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, better known as PaPa. He will be sadly missed. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Stupnik, Christine A.
Christine A. Stupnik - Pueblo Chieftain - September 29, 2003 - Christine A. Stupnik, 84, born June 21, 1919, departed this world to walk with the angels Sept. 26, 2003. Preceded in death by her husband, James J. "Natz" Stupnik. Survived by children, Linda (Al) Secora, Marilyn (Dave) Kristan, Jim (Debi) Stupnik; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter; sister, Jennie Mishmash; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. She is also predeceased by brothers, John Penok, Rudolph and Edward Perovsek. Christine enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also loved to garden. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Mary Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in her memory.

Stupnik, Walter Sr.
Walter Stupnik Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - December 19, 1986 - Walter Stupnik Sr., Dec. 17, 1986. Father of Mary Jo (Dallas) Kastelic and Walter (Pam) Stupnik, both of Pueblo. Grandfather of Amanda Stupnik, Shawna Kastelic, Billy and Gina .Paradise. Brother of Rose Cooper, Greeley; Elizabeth Conder, Evelyn Harrison and James Stupnik, all of Pueblo. Preceded in death by a brother, Tony Stupnik, and a sister, Polly Evans. Mr. Stupnik was employed as a layout man for Midwest Steel for 37 years and a member of KSKJ, St. Joseph Lodge 7. Service, St. Joseph Church: Recitation of the rosary, 7 p.m. Friday; Mass of Christian Burial, 9 a.m. Saturday. Interment, Roselawn. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude fund in care of the funeral home office. The family may be contacted at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stupnik, 2170 Fallview, Pueblo, Colo. 81006.

Sturdy, Mabel Alice
Mabel Alice Sturdy - Pueblo Chieftain - May 22, 2005 - Mabel Alice Sturdy, loving wife and mother, departed this life on May 20, 2005. She was born Oct. 16, 1923, in Holly, Colo. Preceded in death by her son, Kevin O. Sturdy. Survived by her husband of 54 years, Guy O. Sturdy; and son, Kim (Gaylamae) Sturdy; grandchildren, Ryan Sturdy of Colby, Kan., Melissa (Jason) Jensen of Superior, Neb., Andrea (John) Garman of Courtland, Kan., Christopher Sturdy and Kevin Sturdy, both of Pueblo; great-grandchildren, Paige, Makenna and Brenden Jensen, of Superior, Neb. Also survived by numerous nephews and nieces, including her devoted niece Joyce (Leo) Davidson of Kimberly, Missouri. A special thanks to staff of Ward 5100 at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center. Private family services and interment of her cremated remains will be in the Mountain View Cemetery at a later date.

Sturges, Dorothy D.
Dorothy D. Sturges - Pueblo Chieftain - February 24, 1999 - Dorothy D. Sturges, 77, of Rocky Ford, died Feb. 22 at Ark Valley Regional Medical Center, La Junta. Visitation at the funeral home, Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services, Thursday, Feb. 25, at the First Baptist Church, Rev. John Knight officiating. Interment, Hillcrest Cemetery, Rocky Ford.

Sturgis, Clifford M.
Clifford M. Sturgis - Colorado Springs Gazette - July 27, 1995 – Clifford M. Sturgis, 85, a former Colorado Springs resident, died July 23, 1995, in Pueblo. At his request, no services will be held. The family will receive friends at the Sturgis residence from noon to 5 p.m. today. Mr. Sturgis was born Dec. 12, 1909, in Altamont, Kan. He was married for 61 years to Irene Sturgis, who lives in Pueblo. He also is survived by two sons, Spence of Aurora and Chuck of Colorado Springs, seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Mr. Sturgis had been a resident of Colorado Springs from 1956 to 1985.

Sturgis, Irene
Irene Sturgis - Pueblo Chieftain - March 04, 2006 - Irene Sturgis passed away Feb. 28, 2006, in Pueblo. Irene was born Oct. 26, 1917, in Weston, Mo., and had lived in Pueblo for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford; a son, Charles “Chuck”; and a brother, Walter McCarthy. Irene is survived by her son, Spence (Linda) Sturgis; five grandchildren, Scot (Darlene), Chris (Lisa), C.R. Sturgis, Shelli (Rick) Lindrow, Tami Allen; nine great-grandchildren; three brothers, Bill (Marlene), Ira (Nora), Joe (Shirley) McCarthy; five sisters, Bonnie (Gene) Bacon, Betty (Irv) Vogt, Ruth Saulsbury, Ester Frazier and Naomi (George) Graham. The family will gather at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 6, 2006, in the Roselawn Cemetery to place her cremated remains beside her beloved husband, Cliff.

Sturgon, Linda R.
Linda R. Sturgon - Pueblo Chieftain - August 11, 1998 - Linda R. Sturgon of Rocky Ford died Aug. 8 near Rocky Ford. Services, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, at the United Methodist Church of Rocky Ford with Rev. Ken Smith officiating. Interment, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Fairmount Cemetery, Lamar. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the educational fund for Linda's daughters in care of Rocky Ford National Bank, 201 N. Main, Rocky Ford, Colo. 81067 or to the Arkansas Valley Hospice Association, P.O. Box 1067, La Junta, Colo. 81050, direct or through Peacock-Larsen Funeral Home.

Sturtevant, Patsy L.
Patsy L. Sturtevant - Pueblo Chieftain - May 22, 2006 - Patsy L. Sturtevant, 78, passed away May 20, 2006. Survived by her sons, Robert (Betty) Sturtevant of Colorado Springs and John Sturtevant of Honolulu, Hawaii; former husband, Robert Sturtevant ; sister, Joyce A. Wilkinson of Denver; grandchildren, Chad (Heidi) Sturtevant of Huntingburg, Ind. and Todd (Jolene) Sturtevant of Fountain, Colo.; great-grandchildren, Lindsay, Lainie, Toby and Gavin Sturtevant; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, John D. and Esther Comstock; and brother, John E. Comstock. Patsy was born Sept. 7, 1927, in Pueblo and worked in a clerical position at CF&I. There will be no viewing. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Bobby J. Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Those who desire may make memorials to American Heart Association through the funeral home.

Sturtevant, Robert A.
Robert A. Sturtevant - Pueblo Chieftain - March 14, 1987 - Robert A. Sturtevant passed away March 13, 1987, Survived by one son, Robert W. (Patsy Lee) Sturtevant; sister, Florence (James) Turner; two grandsons, Robert Lee (Betty Jo) Sturtevant and John Gary Sturtevant; two great-grandsons, Chad and Todd Sturtevant; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ray Huskin, Ralph (Janet) Huskin, Betty Huskin, John (Ruth) DesDione, Katherine Groves and Lillian Sturtevant. Preceded in death by his wife, Jennie Sturtevant; brother, Phillip Sturtevant; and brother-in-law, James K. Huskin. Born April 9, 1908, in Pueblo, having been a lifetime resident. Retired as an engineer with the Santa Fe Railroad. Member of BPO Elks Lodge No. 90, Silver State Lodge No. 95 AF&AM and Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Rouch Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bobby J. Wilson, pastor of Praise Assembly of God Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery with Masonic Rites by Silver State Lodge No. 95 AF&AM. The family may be contacted at the home of Robert W. Sturtevant, 270 Gore Road.

Stuteville, Marion Eldon
Marion "Gabbie" Eldon Stuteville - Pueblo Chieftain - December 27, 2005 - Marion “Gabbie” Eldon Stuteville, Age 83, of Pueblo, Co., passed away Dec. 20, 2005. He was born on May 26, 1922 to Marion Francis Stuteville and Ethel Marie Starlin. Mr. Stuteville is survived by his devoted wife of 64 years and the love of his life Gertrude Reynola Elenga Stuteville. He is also survived by his brother William Stuteville of Portland OR., Sister Donna Thoman of Lincoln NE., Daughter Doris and husband Nick Siendeldecker of Oklahoma City, OK, two sons, Dennis and wife Cathy of Valparaiso FL., Claude and wife Gloria of Jacksonville FL., 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He served in WWII and traveled to England as a soldier on the Queen Mary. “Gabbie” as he was known, worked hard all over Colorado as an operating Engineer in the road construction industry for 29 years. After retiring he and Gertrude traveled over the US where they met and made many friends. He was a Mason and a member of the VFW. Services will be held at the Imperial Funeral Home in Pueblo on Wed. Dec. 28th at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice.

Stwalley, Helen Marie
Helen Marie Stwalley - Pueblo Chieftain - September 18, 2004 - Helen Marie Stwalley, 72, of 628 Vine Ave., Las Animas, Colo., died at her home Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004, following a courageous battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's) disease. Helen was born Nov. 19, 1931, in Grand Junction, Colo., to Harry B. and Gertrude M. Arkell Hollingsworth. She was united in marriage to Donald O. Stwalley, Sept. 1, 1951, in Pomona, Calif. Helen was a longtime faithful member of the United Methodist Church in Las Animas. She served on the Ark-Valley Hospice Board, and delivered Meals-on-Wheels for many years. Helen is survived by her husband, Don of the family home; two sons, Robert E. (Debra) Stwalley and Richard "Rick" Stwalley, both of Las Animas; two daughters, Patricia Lynn Lewis, Las Animas, and Sherry R. (Dan) Kester, Golden, Colo.; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Anna Mae Dunn, Chino, Calif.; seven brothers, William Hollingsworth, Oceanside, Calif., John (Carolyn) Hollingsworth, Riverside, Calif., Fred (Daisy) Hollingsworth, Ontario, Calif., Robert (Cheryl) Hollingsworth, Coeur d' Alene, Idaho, Charles (Shilloy) Hollingsworth, Fresno, Calif., Dan (Joan) Hollingsworth, Murrieta, Calif., Jim (MaryAnn) Hollingsworth, Coeur d' Alene, Idaho; sister-in-law, Ruth Mason, San Diego, Calif. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Benjamin; and son-in-law, James R. Lewis. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at the United Methodist Church in Las Animas. Interment will follow in the Las Animas Cemetery. Family prefers memorials to the ALS Foundation, Ark-Valley Hospice Organization or the United Methodist Church in Las Animas. Memorials may be made through Horber Funeral Chapel office.

Styduhar, Antonia F.
Antonia "Toni" F. Styduhar - Pueblo Chieftain - January 21, 2004 - Antonia "Toni" F. Styduhar, 85, born Oct. 28, 1918, passed away Jan. 19, 2004. She is predeceased by husbands, Martin Styduhar and Walter J. Styduhar; parents, Valentine and Frances (Knaflec) Marincich; sisters, Frances Masciotra, Ann Croshal and Mary Pace; and brother, Valentine Marincich. Survived by her children, Annette (Don) Anderson, David Martin Styduhar and Nadine (Russ) Wertz; grandchildren, Joy (Tom) Shirley, Dennis (Jill) Anderson, Julie Murley and Nicholas Wertz; and great-grandchildren, Ryan, Maggie, Rene and Denise Anderson, Megan and Michael Shirley and Katelyn and Cori Murley. Also survived by sisters, Jean Genova, Lake Havasu, Ariz., and Katie (Mike) Cozzolino, Pahrump, Nev.; special niece, Frances Masciotra; and numerous nieces, nephews, special friends and relatives. Toni was a retired teacher's aide, retiring from School District 60 after 17 years of service. She was a member of the Pueblo Aerie No. 145 (FOE) Ladies Auxiliary and REAC, and served as past madame president and heart fund chairman. She started the annual Eagles Craft Boutique and the Eagles Choir. She also was a member of the SNPJ Lodge No. 21. Toni loved to sing and dance, tell jokes and cheer on the Broncos. She was a devoted mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday; both services at St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Parkinson's Association in Toni's memory.

Styduhar, Rudy
Rudy Styduhar - Huerfano World - August 8, 1989 - In Memoriam - In Loving Remembrance of Rudy Styduhar, November 16, 1924 to August 11, 1974. - Verse - Sadly missed by Margaret, Family members and friends.



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