The Tri-County Obituary Project

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

The Tri-County Obituary Project Coordinator is Louise Adams .
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Tibbetts, Kenneth W.
Kenneth W. Tibbetts - News-Bulletin - March 30, 2004 - Belen, NM - Kenneth W. Tibbetts, 75, a resident of Belen, passed away on Thursday, March 25. He was a retired senior master sergeant in the United States Air Force. Kenneth was born on Feb. 5, 1929, in Rockland, Mass. He married Billie June Lockhart on Oct. 3, 1947. After retiring from the U.S. Air Force in 1967, he and Billie June moved to Albuquerque for several years before moving to Stonewall, Colo., where they were members of the Stonewall Community Church. They moved to Belen in 2002. Kenneth was a loving and dedicated husband and father. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Billie June of Belen; two brothers, George Tibbetts and his wife, Barbara, and Reginald Tibbetts and his wife, Dene; one sister, Vera Infusino; two daughters, Judy and her husband, Doug Pollard, and Diana and her husband, Bruce Westendorf; one son, Jerry Tibbetts and his wife, Tara; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. His family would like to thank everyone for their prayers and support, especially during these last few weeks. All services will be held at Romero Funeral Home, beginning with a viewing at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 27, followed by a memorial service at 1:30 p.m. With love and respect for Kenneth's wishes, cremation will then take place. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St.

Tibbitts, Joe A.
Joe A. Tibbitts - Pueblo Chieftain - February 26, 2004 - Joe A. Tibbitts, Jr. age 81, of Lakewood. Preceded in death by wife Dorothy. Father of Joe A. Tibbitts III, Suzy (Danny) Milusnic, & Mike (Zoe) Tibbitts. Brother of Carolyn Payne. Grandfather of Clint, Erin, Jake, Katy, Chris & Bryan. Memorial Service Friday, 11a.m. at Horan & McConaty Family Chapel, 3101 So. Wadsworth Blvd. Interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery.

Tice, Ann
Ann Tice - Pueblo Chieftain - November 14, 1997 - Ann Tice, born March 4, 1922, passed away Nov. 11, 1997. Wife of Dr. Frederick G. Tice. Also survived by stepdaughter, Martha Legere-Tice, California- sisters, Regina, Cecilia, Aileen, Rita and Barbara- and brothers, Lawrence and John. Preceded in death by three brothers. Mrs. Tice was a member of St. Pius X parish, PEO Chapter AU, Past President of Shriners Ladies of Pueblo and Past Queen of Daughters of the Nile, Ruhamah Temple No. 71. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial Mass, 1 p.m. Saturday, St. Pius X Church. Inurnment, Imperial Memorial Gardens will take place at a later date.

Tice, Ellen M.
Ellen M. Tice - Pueblo Chieftain - November 12, 2003 - Ellen M. Tice, 82, passed away on Nov. 10, 2003. She was preceded in death by her husband, Steve G. Tice; and daughter, Margaret Jean Mayo. Survived by children, Edward (Janice) Sabec and Steve J. (Violet) Tice; grandchildren, Bryan Vigna, Mark (Mary) Mayo, Steve John (Jennifer) Tice Jr., Callie Rose Tice, Caroline A.E. Manfredo; nine great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; also surviving are sisters, Kay Springer, Ruth Andrietta, JoAnn (Ray) Schultz and Betty (Joe) Viola; brothers, Chris (Irene) Skarmas and Ben (Dorine) Skarmas; numerous nieces and nephews. Ellen was born in Bon Carbo, Colo., on March 19, 1921. She was raised in the coal camps around the Walsenburg, Aguilar area where she was instilled with a hard work ethic at a young age. She enjoyed cooking and baking, especially pies, cookies and homemade bread. Ellen was very creative with all types of craft work including sewing, knitting and crocheting. Oftentimes, she made many of her own clothes. In the late 1960s, Ellen handmade hundreds of Mrs. Beasley dolls from Ivory soap bottles. She was intrigued with all types of crafts, and would always be trying to make something new. Ellen enjoyed her large family, and the visits they would make to her home. In her later years, she especially found much happiness spending her time with her great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Her warm smile and caring touch will be missed by all that knew her. Visitation, 5 to 8 p.m. today, Nov. 12, 2003, Roselawn Chapel. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003, Roselawn Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Tice, Frederick G.
Frederick G. Tice - Pueblo Chieftain - June 21, 2001 - Frederick G. Tice died June 20, 2001. He was born July 23, 1910, in Kentucky. Preceded in death by his brother, sister and wives, Imogene Young Tice and Ann Houston Tice. He is survived by his stepdaughter, Meg Legere-Tice of California. Tice graduated from the University of Denver and the University of Colorado Medical School with honors. He interned at Bellevue Hospital in New York City and commenced the practice of medicine at Hayden, Colo. During World War II, he ran a prisoner-of-war hospital in North Africa. After the war, he established a practice in Pueblo, Colo., specializing in dermatology, from which he retired several years ago. He was associated with the Pueblo City-County Health Department for more than 30 years and was its medical director from time to time. He taught classes at the University of Colorado Medical School, was a member of Pueblo Kiwanis, Pueblo Elks, Al Kaly Shrine, Shrine Jesters, Knights Templar, American, Colorado and Pueblo Medical Society and the Pacific Dermatology Society. He served as potentate of Al Kaly Shrine. In lieu of flowers, donations should be sent to the Shriners Hospital for Children in care of the funeral home office. At his request, immediate cremation with no services.

Tice, Steve G.
Steve G. Tice - Huerfano World - December 2, 1993 - Former resident Steve C. Tice of Pueblo died Nov. 21, 1993 in that city after a seven-year battle with cancer. Born in Rock Springs, WY, in 1911, he is survived by his wife Ellen, Pueblo; three children, Steve Tice, Colorado Springs, Ed Sabec, San Antonio, TX, and Jean Mayo, Pueblo; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren and five sisters, including Margaret and Rosalie Tice of Walsenburg, Mary Kovach, Colorado Springs, Katherine Just, Pueblo and Helen Johnson, Valley Center, CA. Funeral mass was Tuesday, Nov. 23 from St. Patrick Church in Pueblo. Burial was in Roselawn Cemetery with military honors.

Tickle, Mary Magdalene
Mary Magdalene “Billie” Tickle - Pueblo Chieftain - April 18, 1991 - Mary Magdalene “Billie” Tickle passed away April 16, 1991. Born Dec. 2, 1913, in Boise City, Okla. Beloved mother of Gwendolyn J. (Jim) Bayless, Robert E. Tickle, both of Pueblo, Myron D. (Vi) Tickle, Blythe, Ga., Lana Whaley, Canon City, Barbara J. Felice, Virginia L. Cullen, Merrilou (Mike) Peck, all of Pueblo; 21 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters; brothers; nieces; nephews; and friends. Preceded in death by her father, Ralph Warren, in 1964; mother, Lydia Warren, in 1991; sister, Nellie Eakins, in 1964; brothers, Charles Warren, in 1982; and Elwyn Warren, in 1990; grand-daughter, Debra Secora, in 1954; grandsons, Robert Secora, in 1970 and Jason Phillips, in 1991. She was loved and adored by her children; she was a Christian and a loving, kind mother. Mrs. Tickle was a poet and her poetic works were published in the Treasured Poems of America. She was an active member in the Presidents Club Republican National Committee and had recently received a personal invitation to attend a dinner in honor of our President and Mrs. Bush. Service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Randy Heaton officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Tickle, Robert E
Robert E. Tickle - Pueblo Chieftain - May 19, 2002 - Robert E. Tickle, 65, passed away May 16, 2002. A private service and interment will be held.

Ticknor, Edgar Grant
Edgar Grant Ticknor - Pueblo Chieftain - October 29, 1987 - Edgar Grant Ticknor passed away unexpectedly Oct. 27, 1987. Survived by his wife, Thelma V. Ticknor, of the family home; children, Ed G. (Ruth) Ticknor, Omaha, Neb., and Sharon K. (Joe) Martellaro, Pueblo; brothers, Morris Ticknor of Nebraska and Merle Ticknor of Arkansas. Survived also by seven grandchildren, two nephews and one niece. Born June 24, 1906, in Selby, S.D., and had been a longtime Pueblo resident, retiring from the Pueblo Hotel Supply. Member of the First United Methodist Church; Hastings Lodge 50, AF&AM, Hastings, Neb.; and served as a volunteer at Parkview Episcopal Medical Center. Service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Rouch Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Edward W. Paup officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Ticknor, Thelma V.
Thelma V. Ticknor - Pueblo Chieftain - November 18, 2001 - Thelma V. Ticknor, 91, passed away Nov. 16, 2001. Preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Grant Ticknor in October 1987. Also preceded in death by her sister, Doris Gettman; and brother, Wesley Stowell. Survived by her children, Edgar Grant (Ruth) Ticknor Jr. of Omaha, Neb., and Sharon (Joseph Sr.) Martellaro of Pueblo; grandchildren, Sterling Grant (Brenda) Ticknor, Jennifer Louise (Jim) Haggart, Charles J. (Kendra) Martellaro, Susan (Dennis) Moore, Carole (Mike) Neal, Joseph Jr. (Stacie) Martellaro and James (Nancy) Martellaro; 12 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Born April 3, 1910, in Ord, Neb. Thelma was a secretary for Greenwood Eye Clinic, a volunteer at Parkview hospital and a member of First United Methodist Church. She will lie in state at the funeral home from 1 until 5 p.m. Sunday. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2001, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with the Rev. Jean Schwien officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of food, those who desire may make memorials to First United Methodist Church, c/o the funeral home. Family and friends will be received at 3119 Arlington Ave. following the interment.

Tidemann, August Gayheart
August Gayheart Tidemann – Pueblo Colorado Daily Chieftain – June 22, 1875 – Died on the 21st instant August Gayheart, only child of Dr. Tidemann, aged fourteen months and twelve days. Funeral from the residence of his parents on 13th street at 4 P.M. today.

Tidwell, Will F.
Will F. Tidwell – Pueblo Star Journal – August 1, 1972 – Will F. Tidwell. Services 2 p.m. Thursday at Claremont Seventh-day Adventist Church, with the Rev. Theus Young officiating. Interment and Military honors, Roselawn. Family at 1221 Pine.

Tiedeman, Henry (Mrs.)
Mrs. Henry Tiedeman - Huerfano World - January 6, 1994 - This Week in La Veta History - 1972: The community was shocked by the sudden death of Mrs. Henry Tiedeman who died of a hemorrhage after a fit of coughing.

Tienda, Daniel Cosarez
Daniel Cosarez Tienda - Pueblo Chieftain - February 21, 1999 - Daniel Cosarez Tienda, 66, passed away unexpectedly at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital on Feb. 18, 1999. Mr. Tienda was born Feb. 28, 1932, in Cragmore, Texas. He retired from the Colorado and Wyoming Railroad and also the Rio Grande Railroad. Preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Bonificio and Cleofas Tienda- a brother, Rev. Joe Tienda- and a sister, Maggie Moreno. Mr. Tienda enjoyed taking care of his various farm animals. His constant companions were his dogs, Curly, Shadow and Raul Jr. He also had a vast collection of model railroad train sets. Survived by his wife, Ida Tienda- children, Joann (Pat) Vigil, Janet Tienda, Debbie (Andy) Cortez and Betty Tienda- five brothers, four sisters- four sisters-in-law- grandchildren, Johnathan, Andrea, Janelle, Crystal, Stephanie, Adam, Daniel, A.J., Andrea, Ashley, Phylicia, Paul Daniel and Karlie- great-grandson, Anthony Daniel- two godchildren, Phylicia and Paul Daniel Sandoval- other relatives and friends. Visitation, noon until 6 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Monday, Praise Assembly of God Church, Pastor Mark Apodaca officiating. Interment, Roselawn. Family will receive friends at the church hall following the burial rites.

Tiengael, Amel
Amel Tiengael - Rocky Mountain News – December 22, 1911, Page 5 - Amel Tiengael at Pueblo, Dec 21, five weeks after arriving in America from Finland, age 35, came here from Denver and died of tuberculosis this afternoon. Unable to secure assistance in Denver, he came here early in the week suffering from want as well as the white plague.

Tierney, Dick
Dick Tierney - Huerfano World - August 29, 1991 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1905: Dick Tierney was struck and killed by the C&S northbound passenger Saturday at Winchell siding south of town.

Tierney, John
John Tierney - Huerfano World - February 19, 2004 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1910: Ben Moschi and Simon Moses were killed in a fall of rock Feb. 15 in the McNally mine and John Tierney died of the same cause in the Big Four the same day. [Editor's Note: John Tierney died February 15, 1910. Obituary listed Walsenburg World, February 17, 1910, Page 1.]

Tierney, Mark Thomas
Mark Thomas Tierney - Pueblo Chieftain - November 19, 2003 - Mark Thomas Tierney, 44, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 11, 2003. Public viewing, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at New Hope Baptist Church with interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery.

Tiffany, George
George Tiffany III - Pueblo Chieftain - September 04, 2002 - George Tiffany III, 53, passed away Sept. 1, 2002. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held in Kansas.

Tigner, Thomas B.
Thomas B. "Tom" Tigner - Pueblo Chieftain - November 03, 1997 - Thomas B. "Tom" Tigner, 90, of Rocky Ford, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 1997, at a La Junta hospital. Survived by son, Bob (Judy) Tigner of Rawlins, Wyo.- daughter, Kay (Buck) Kenner of La Junta- five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. At his request, cremation with no services. Inurnment will be in Rocky Ford Cemetery beside his wife at a later date. Memorials to Arkansas Valley Hospice or the charity of your choice.

Tihonovich, Helen
Helen Tihonovich - Pueblo Chieftain - November 08, 2002 - Helen Tihonovich, 95, a lifetime Pueblo resident, departed this life peacefully at her home Nov. 6, 2002, with her family gathered around her bed. Born Nov. 16, 1906, in Pueblo, she is preceded in death by her parents Andrew and Ann (Gdovin) Eurich, husband John Tihonovich Sr., siblings Nick Eurich, Peter Eurich, Andrew Eurich Jr., Jane Giadone, Agnes Garnhart. Mrs. Tihonovich leaves to cherish her memory her beloved sons John (Joyce) Tihonovich, Dan (Judith) Tihonovich, Walter Tihonovich, who cared for his mother daily until God gave her eternal rest. A brother Edward (Dee) Eurich, five grandchildren, Mike (Aimee) Tihonovich, Doug (Debbie) Tihonovich, Pamela Tihonovich, Nadine Tihonovich, Kevin Tihonovich, nine great-grandchildren to include Brittney (David) Brekke, who deeply cared for her grandmother, six great-great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Mrs. Tihonovich was very active in the Pueblo Democratic Party, the Jane Jefferson Club and her church choir and other community activities. The Tihonovich Family wishes to thank Lydia Barr Buell for all her devoted love and care given to their mother Helen. Parastasis 7 p.m. today. Funeral service 10 a.m. Saturday. Both services St. Michael's Orthodox Christian Church, 801 W. Summit Ave. Rev. Christopher Stanton officiating. Interment Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the church hall following the burial rites.

Tikas, Louis
Louis Tikas – Pueblo Indicator – April 25, 1914 – Thirty-Three Dead at Ludlow – Mothers and Babies Slain in Safety Pits – Note: Louis Tikas is listed among the dead of the Ludlow Massacre, April 20, 1914. Louis Tikas: age 30, miner on strike and leader of the Greek colony. Source: Ludlow Monument and newspaper articles. See for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Till, John George Francis Jr.
John George Francis Till Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - April 24, 1987 - John George Francis Till Jr. of 519 Arthur, passed away unexpectedly April 21, 1987. Survived by wife, Virgie; children, John and Nicole of the family home; parents, John and Catherine Till; brothers, Tom and Jim Till, all of Long Island, N.Y.; sisters, Cathy Cuneo, Texas, and Elizabeth Flori, also of Long Island. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, his in-laws, and a great many friends. Born Feb. 12, 1945, in Flushing, N.Y. Employee of Pueblo Water Works. Past president and current vice president of Local No. 1045 AFSME. Member of Shrine of St. Therese and International Association of Theatrical Stage Employees Local No. 47. Veteran of U.S. Army. Rosary, 7 p.m. Friday, April 24; Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Saturday. Both services at the Shrine of St. Therese. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The body will lie in state from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Family will greet friends at 519 Arthur.

Tiller, Wayne Keith
Wayne Keith Tiller - Pueblo Chieftain - November 10, 2005 - Wayne Keith Tiller, 70, of Pueblo passed away Tues., Nov. 8, 2005 at Sangre de Cristo Hospice House. He was born on June 28, 1935 in Midland, TX to Rhoda (Bellinger) and Buck E. Tiller who preceded him in death. A brother Lynn T. Tiller also precedes him in death. He retired from CIG in Colorado Springs in 1997. Prior to that he had worked for Amoco Oil Company in Houston and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. He married Bonnie J. Misiak on July 23, 1977, who survives as do children Scott (Jennifer) Tiller, Jessica Tiller, Scott (Jill) McFall, Kelly McFall, and three grandchildren John and Tyler McFall and Jayden Tiller. His uncle, Johnny Tiller and an aunt, Irene Tiller and several cousins, also survive Wayne. He is also survived by several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. Services will be held at Christ The King Catholic Church on Bonforte, off of Hwy 50 E. in Pueblo at 1:30pm on Sat., Nov. 12, 2005. Viewing Fri., Nov. 11 from 10am- 8pm at Imperial Funeral Home, 5450 Highway 78 West in Pueblo, Colo. Internment will be in Midland, TX. Memorials to Sangre de Cristo Hospice (Pueblo) and American Kidney Foundation.

Tilley, Anna L.
Anna L. Tilley - Pueblo Chieftain - December 25, 1997 - Anna L. Tilley, 78, of Pueblo, passed away Dec. 21, 1997. Survived by sons, Raymond (Laura) Tilley, Tom (Linda) Tilley- three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Cremation, Imperial Crematory.

Tilley, David D.
David D. Tilley - Pueblo Chieftain - June 13, 2004 - David D. Tilley, of Pueblo, departed this life surrounded by his loving family on June 11, 2004. He was born Aug. 24, 1935, in Olathe, Colo. Survived by his wife, Mary of 48 years; sons, Dan (Sandy), John (Nicole) and Tim (Lynn); grandchildren, Jarod, David, Joshua, Megan, Amanda, Matthew, Emily and Sarah; great-granddaughters, Jaricah and Hailey; brother, Joe Tilley; sisters, Betty (Carl) Carlton, Lorraine Dixon, Edna (Jerry) Bradbury and Sara (Gene) Scribner; numerous nieces and nephews. David looked forward to going elk hunting every year with his sons, grandsons and brother-in-law, Ray Vaclav. Our heartfelt thanks to the nursing staff at both 5 Tower of Parkview Hospital and Sangre de Cristo Hospice for all their wonderful care and help. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, at Imperial Memorial Chapel.

Tilley, Huram Ellsworth
Huram Ellsworth Tilley - Pueblo Chieftain - August 2, 1987 - Huram Ellsworth Tilley, late of Pueblo, died unexpectedly July 30, 1987. Survived by his wife, Margaret "Daisy" Tilley of the family home; son, Donald L. (Marjorie) Tilley, Pueblo; daughters, Eva LaVergine Hughes, Tacoma, Wash., and Loyaa M. (Donald) Flansburg, Denver. Also survived by 13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Born Sept. 10, 1904, in Latham, Kan. Pueblo area resident since 1956, working in the construction of homes. Preceded in death by his son, Huram "Tot" Tilley in 1957. Mr. and Mrs. Tilley were married June 17, 1924, in Las Animas. The family may be contacted at 948-2453. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, Fairview Cemetery, La Junta. Visitation, 10 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Tilley, Lewis Lee III
Lewis Lee Tilley III - Pueblo Chieftain - October 09, 2005 - Lewis Lee Tilley III, painter, poet, printmaker, photographer, illustrator, watercolorist, animator, filmmaker, writer, graphic designer, computer art expert, scholar, experimental architect, actor, set designer, raconteur, gourmet cook, jazz fan and world traveler, left this earthly life in the early hours of Oct. 4, 2005, at the home of his daughter, Eve and her husband, Sol Chavez, in Colorado Springs. Born in Parrott, Ga., May 17, 1921, to the union of Margaret Wright and Lewis Lee Tilley II, Lew was an artist from the beginning. His mother could always tell where he had spent his day by peeking in his sketchbook. He began his professional career in 1937 at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Ga., studying with Lamar Dodd, Jean Charlot, and John Held Jr., and came to the Pikes Peak Region in 1938 to study with Boardman Robinson, eventually becoming an instructor in painting, drawing, printmaking and design for the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Art School and the Colorado College. He held a B.A from the University of Georgia and an MFA from the University of Guanajuato Mexico through the University of Colorado, where he studied at the Instituto de Allende. A “migratory bird” at heart, he took his family to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, for the year of 1952 and then returned home to 30 Mesa Road and became a free lance artist writer and muralist. From 1958 to 1962 he was writer-producer-director at Alexander Film Company. In 1962, he took a two-year tour of duty with USAID in Kaduna, Nigeria, working with the British Ministry of Education and the Peace Corps. When he returned he became professor of art at the University of Southern Colorado (now CSU Pueblo) until his retirement in1985. In the 1970's he designed and built an African-style house in Georgia. He was also a pioneer in computer art and wrote articles and designed covers for “Your Amiga “Magazine in the late 1980's and early '90's. Among his honors were winning the purchase prize at the inaugural Canon City Blossom Festival (the first arts festival of its kind in the country) completing the circle when he returned as judge for their 50th anniversary. At USC he was voted “Outstanding Faculty Member” for 1979-1980 and also won an annual co-eds “Male Chauvinist Pig” award. In 2002 he received the Pikes Peak Arts Council/Arts Business Education “It's about Time” award, and in 2003 the Peak Area Performances and Artists (PAPA) “Best Artist” award. He is also survived by his wife of 59 years, Martha; other daughter, Meg Anderson (Bond) of Parrott, Ga.; and grandchildren, Lewis, Christopher (Emily) and Michael Keller, and India (Robert Williams) and Erin Anderson. He was preceded in death by his brother, Augustus Wright Tilley. At his request there is an artists' call to design the container for his ashes, which will be placed in the family mausoleum in Parrott, Ga. Deadline for submittals is October 15. The winner will receive a Lew Tilley lithograph or etching (call 719-475-2465). The memorial service is Saturday, Oct. 29, 1 to 3 p.m. in the Deco Lounge at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. In lieu of flowers make donations to the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale Street, Colorado Springs, 80903 or the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe, Pueblo, 81003. Lew Tilley died as he lived - on his own terms.

Tilley, Margaret
Margaret "Daisy" Tilley - Pueblo Chieftain - March 09, 1999 - Margaret "Daisy" Tilley passed away March 6, 1999. She was born in Starkville, Colo., on Sept. 16, 1905, to Alexander Welsh and Alice Harrower Welsh. Daisy had lived in La Junta for many years and was a nurse in several area nursing homes before retiring in 1985 at the age of 80. Mrs. Tilley was a member of the Park Hill Baptist Church in Pueblo and taught Sunday School there for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hurum Tilley, in 1987- and a son, Hurum, in 1957. She is survived by her children, Donald(Marjorie) Tilley, Eva L. Hughes, both of Pueblo, Loyaa (Don) Flansburg of Denver- as well as 20 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and 61great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Tilley will lie in state at the mortuary from1 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday and from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 11, 1999, in the Fairview Cemetery in La Junta, Colo. The family will receive friends in the ballroom at the Vail Hotel.

Tilley, Thelma
Thelma Oleta Tilley - Pueblo Chieftain - February 26, 2002 - Age 90, passed away Feb. 23, 2002. Survived by her children, Joseph D. Tilley Jr., Lorraine Dixon, David Tilley, Edna Bradbury of California, Betty Carlton of Colorado City and Sarah Scribner of Utah; and sister, Helen Bruzer of Oregon. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Joseph D. Tilley Sr.; daughter, Thelma Miller; and son, Robert Tilley. Also survived by 160-plus grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Thelma was a member of Belmont Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. She retired from the Colorado State Hospital as a dietician. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Tilton, Albert
Albert "Bert" Tilton - Pueblo Chieftain - March 29, 1986 - Albert "Bert" Tilton, 94, of Boone, died Friday, March 28, at Fowler Health Care Center. Survived by wife, Viola of Boone, whom he married on Sept. 20,1915, at Salina, Kan.; two sons, Ray Tilton of Pakistan and John Albert Tilton of Boone; two daughters, Edith Smith, Quincy, Wash., and Thelma Barber, Fowler; 26 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by two sons, David and Darrell and by grandson, Richard Leon in 1983. Service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Griffy Funeral Home Chapel. Burial, Fowler Cemetery.

Tilton, Vera M.
Vera M. Tilton - Pueblo Chieftain - December 05, 2002 - Vera M. Tilton passed away on Dec. 3, 2002, in Pueblo. She was born on Nov. 13, 1932, in Bonnie, Ill., and moved to Pueblo with the family as a child. She was preceded in death by her son, Richard Tilton. Her survivors include her children, Gail (Steve) Swistak, Sherry Farve, Jenny (Ed) Thomas, Bart (Cheryl) Tilton and Lori (John) Pruitt; two brothers, Bobby Spotts and Jim (Theresa) Spotts; her sister, Janet (Bob) Miltner, 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; her stepfather, Eugene Rankin; as well as several nieces, nephews and other relatives. No viewing; cremation, Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, in the Arkansas Valley Vineyard, formerly Boone Baptist Church, at the corner of Church and Boone streets in Boone. In lieu of flowers, the family asks the contributions in memory of Vera be made to the American Red Cross.

Tilton, Yanita
Yanita L. Tilton – Unknown Paper – September 2004 - Yanita L.Tilton, died Aug. 31, 2004, in Pueblo, CO. She was born Oct. 12, 1952, in Cañon City, CO, to Harold and Dorothy (McNew) Porter. She is survived by her mother; a son, Davis H. Tilton Jr., daughters, Patricia Lambert, Gwen Londenberg; brothers, Kenneth Porter, Eldon Porter; sister, Kyla Hockaday; eight grandchildren and significant other, Gary King. She was preceded in death by her father and son-in-law, Brent Lambert. Cremation was handled by Wilson Crematory. Wilson Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Timme, Holly C.
Holly C. Timme - Pueblo Chieftain - December 31, 1987 - Mrs. Holly C. Timme passed away at a local nursing home Dec. 30, 1987. Survived by her sons, Elwyn (Leona) Timme, Spokane, Wash., Firman (Bertha) Timme, Raymond (Georgia) Timme, both of Pueblo, William Timme, Clarkston, Wash.; daughter, Frances (Harv) Kauffman, Clarkston, Wash. Survived also by 14 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Born March 15, 1894, in Friendship, Kan. She taught for many years for the Crowley County School District. Member of Lake Avenue Baptist Church and the Rebekah Lodge of La Junta. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 1987, in the Fowler Cemetery, Fowler, with the Rev. Harold Tuttle officiating.

Timme, Lois J.
Lois J. Timme - Pueblo Chieftain - May 20, 2002 - Lois J. Timme, 86, passed away May 17, 2002. Survived by her daughter, Charlotte Timme of Pueblo; brother-in-law, Walter Timme of Pueblo; sister-in-law, Bonnie Olson of Denver; and three nieces. Preceded in death by her husband, Fred Timme in April 1984; sister, Charlotte Hunyadi in 1991 and brother, Frank E. Blacklock. Lois was born Nov. 6, 1915, in Colorado Springs. The family of Lois would like to thank the staff at Sharmar Village Care Center for the excellent care they gave her. She will lie in state at the funeral home today from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2002, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Rev. Sid Skirvin officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Those who desire, may make memorials to The Humane Society of the U.S., through the funeral home.

Timme, Lucille G.
Lucille G. Timme - Pueblo Chieftain - March 23, 2002 - Age 85, passed away March 21, 2002, in Pueblo, Colo. Born Dec. 19, 1916, in Vineland, Colo., to Clyde and Anna Thomas, who preceded her along with her sister, Thresa Jones; and brother, William Thomas. Survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Walter Timme; sister-in-law, Evelyn Thomas; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Monday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pueblo Animal League in her memory through the funeral home office.

Timme, Stella Elizabeth
Stella Elizabeth Timme - Pueblo Chieftain - March 23, 2003 - Stella Elizabeth Timme, 90, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2003. She was born in Camden County, Mo., in 1912, to Frank and Letha Guilliums. She leaves her son, Terry Timme; and daughter-in-law, Dianna Wynn; both of Bellaire, Texas; as well as several nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank C. Timme; twin sons, Richard and John, who died in infancy; her parents; three brothers and one sister. When she was one year old, the family moved to Olney Springs, Colo., where they farmed. After her marriage, Stella and her husband ran a grocery store in Olney Springs until 1951, when they sold it and moved to Pueblo. Frank went to work for Stein Food Company, and after Terry started school, Stella went to work at the Colorado State Hospital as a psych tech for 22 years. After her retirement, she volunteered as a Blue Lady at Parkview Hospital for several years. Stella was a member of First United Methodist Church. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m., both at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel with Rev. Rick Calhoun, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, presiding. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food or flowers, anyone who wishes to make a contribution in Stella's memory may do so to the charity of their choice.

Timme, Walter E.
Walter E. Timme - Pueblo Chieftain - November 15, 2005 - Walter E. Timme passed away Nov. 12, 2005, at his home after a brief illness. He was born May 18, 1914, in Denver to Edna White Timme and Horace Timme, who predeceased him. His loving wife, Lucille Thomas Timme, whom he married on July 12, 1935; and his brother, Fred Timme, also predeceased him. He is survived by his dog, Petunia; sister, Bonnie Olson of Colorado Springs; several nieces, other relatives and Nancy Jones, a special niece of his deceased wife. He graduated from Centennial High School in 1934. He opened Timme Motor Sales Inc. in 1938, and closed it when he entered the Army Air Corp on May 11, 1942. He was stationed in the South Pacific for three years. After being discharged in 1946, he re-established his Timme Motor Co. in Downtown Pueblo across from the Pueblo City Hall. He recently moved the motorcycle business to Pueblo West. In 2003, at the Antique Motorcycle Show, he was advised that he was the oldest factory trained Indian Motorcycle Dealer in the world. Due to his Honda Motorcycle dealership, he and his wife, Lucille, were able to make many trips to Japan, Europe, Baja California, Mexico and the Sturgis Rally in South Dakota, where he was inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1995. He was a co-trustee of the E.M. Christmas Foundation for many years. He belonged to Pueblo Lodge No. 17 AF&AM and Al Kaly Shrine. Viewing, 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. Funeral service with Masonic review, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens, with military honors presented by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Memorials may be made to the Walter and Lucille Timme Foundation through the funeral home office for his Motorcycle Museum. Family and friends will be received at his home following the interment.

Timmons, Dorothy
Dorothy Timmons - Pueblo Chieftain - January 08, 2006 - Dorothy Timmons, born on Feb. 29, 1920, in Avalon, Pa., died at age 85 surrounded by loving family at her home in Pueblo on Jan. 6, 2006. She is survived by her children, Carol Tennant of Pueblo, Nancy Colaizzi of Grand Junction, and Walter Tennant of Honolulu; two grandchildren, Ron (Michelle) Colaizzi and Tony (Deanna) Colaizzi; and four great-grandchildren; Alexander, A.J., Ian and Kianna; and also by good friend, Rita Schultz. At her request cremation with no service. Private inurnment at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice.

Timmons, Elmer A.
Elmer A. Timmons - Pueblo Chieftain - January 21, 2004 - Elmer A. Timmons, 86, went to be with the Lord Jan. 17, 2004. Memorial Service will be held Jan. 21, 2004 at Park Hill Baptist Church, 4235 Park Hill Place.

Timmons, Francis E.
Francis E. Timmons - Pueblo Chieftain - January 07, 2003 - Francis E. Timmons, 87, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 5, 2003. He was born on Oct. 24, 1915, in Centerville, Iowa, to Charles E. and Mary Lee Timmons who preceded in death along with his first wife, Maxine Timmons. Survived by his wife, Dorothy Timmons, of the family home; two sons, Richard (Doris) Timmons, Lee (Cynthia) Timmons; two daughters, Shirley Little and Virginia Harris; grandchildren, Pamela and Paula Timmons, David Timmons, Michelle Brooks, Steven Little, Eric and Cristy Harris; and numerous nieces and nephews. Also surviving are two sisters, Elva Sumey, Esther Greer; and one brother, Elmer Timmons. He was a 40-year member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles No. 145 and also a member of the First Baptist Church. Francis retired from the CF&I after 30 years of service. He also owned and operated saw mills around Rye for many years. Viewing, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Tincher, Jerry Lee
Jerry Lee Tincher - Pueblo Chieftain - July 07, 1986 - Jerry Lee Tincher, 29, died unexpectedly on July 5, 1986, in Kearney, Neb. Jerry was the son of Lee (Karen) Tincher of Klamath Falls, Ore., and Virginia M. Tincher of Pueblo; father of Jason L. and Steven M. Tincher, and stepfather of William Terrell, all of Pueblo; and brother of Karen (Warren) Walker, Melodi (Lloyd) Reynolds, Cynthia (Harold) Lopez, all of Pueblo, Richard (Gabriele) Tincher, of Rosstall, West Germany, Robert Tincher and Lee Tincher Jr., both of Klamath Falls, Ore. Also survived by three nieces, one nephew, aunts, uncle, cousins, and a host of friends. Jerry was born on March 4, 1957, in Pueblo. He served in the U.S. Army and was employed by Local Lift of Denver. Service arrangements are pending. Please omit flowers. The family may be contacted at 561-2529.

Tindall, Adelheid Hedwig
Adelheid "Audie" Hedwig Bruegel Tindall - Pueblo Chieftain - September 15, 1999 - Adelheid "Audie" Hedwig Bruegel Tindall, 87, departed this Earth on Aug. 29, 1999. She was born May 6, 1912, in the parsonage of a country church near Rock Springs, (formerly Adelman), Wis. She is the daughter of Ernst Ehrenfried Bruegel, a native Germany, and Anna Maria Roesch Bruegel. Her early childhood was spent in several rural areas of Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Kansas, where her father served as a Lutheran minister. Adehlheid graduated from high school in Holcomb, Kan., where she met and married her husband, Charles. They raised their family in Holcomb, Rocky Ford and Pueblo. After Charles' death in 1984, she moved to Fort Collins to be near family. Adelheid was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. She enjoyed a deep faith in God, and was involved in church activities wherever she lived. She worked in the retail jewelry business for many years and had a keen eye for quality jewelry. She was an avid coin collector and bridge player. Prior to the stroke, she participated in several bridge groups a week. After moving to Fort Collins, Adelheid volunteered each week at Poudre Valley Hospital until her recent illness. She also made quilts and worked at the clothing bank at her church. She was preceded in death by her sister, Aethel Homburg; and her brothers, Ehrenfried, Emanuel, and Otto Bruegel. She is survived by her brother, Frank of Carthage, Mo.; her sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and Sharon of Houston, Texas, Ken and Nan of Oregon City, Ore., and Mark and Kathleen of Fort Collins; and their families. Adelheid has nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by three sisters-in-law, Corrine Bruegel of La Junta, Mary Tindall of Pueblo, and Millie Tindall of San Angelo, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. Her family and her many friends mourn her passing and remember her life. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to either St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 305 E. Elizabeth, Fort Collins, Colo., 80525, or Poudre Valley Hospital Foundation in Fort Collins. Funeral services were held at St. John's Thursday, Sept. 2, 1999. Interment will occur beside her husband, Charles at Imperial Memorial Gardens, in Pueblo at 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999.

Tines, Noretta
Noretta Tines - Pueblo Chieftain - August 15, 2003 - Noretta Tines, 60, passed away Aug. 13, 2003, in Pueblo. Services will be held in Mitchell, S.D.

Tingtella, Cheryl
Cheryl Tingtella - Pueblo Chieftain - June 28, 2004 - Cheryl Tingtella passed away. Private memorial service will take place.

Tinsley, Judy
Judy Tinsley - Huerfano World - October 1, 1992 - Accidental - The accidental discharge of a shotgun being cleaned has claimed the life of 41-year-old Judy Tinsley of Walsenburg. Mrs. Tinsley was a special education teacher at Park Street School in Trinidad and the wife of Calvary Baptist Church in Walsenburg Minister Alan Tinsley. According to Walsenburg Police reports, Tinsley was cleaning a 20-gauge shotgun in the bedroom of the couple's home at 314 Walsen Avenue. Mrs. Tinsley was across the hall in the bathroom, when she was hit by a shotgun blast. Police Captain John Salazar said Tinsley told him he had not used the gun since skeet shooting a month ago and did not think the gun was loaded when it accidentally discharged. The mishap occurred Wednesday, Sept. 23 just before 5 p.m. Mrs. Tinsley was pronounced dead on arrival at Huerfano County Medical Center. Coroner Mike Antle said Mrs. Tinsley died of a gunshot wound and internal and external bleeding. Although he has not received an official autopsy of the death, Antle said he believed it to be a tragic accident. The Tinsley family has lived in Walsenburg for the past four years when he took the pastorship of the church. They have three daughters, Trinity, an eighth grader at Walsenburg Middle School; Autumn, a freshman and Bethany, a junior at Walsenburg's John Mall High School. Other survivors are her parents, Harry and Peggy Dodd, her father and mother-in-law, Vernon and Joyce Tinsley and two sisters, Nancy Milam and Becky Carpenter. Memorial service was held last Friday from Calvary Baptist Church in Walsenburg for Mrs. Tinsley. Her body was returned to Checotah, OK for a graveside service and burial.

Tinsley, W. L.
W. L. "Larry" Tinsley - Pueblo Chieftain - January 30, 1998 - W. L. "Larry" Tinsley, 70, of Lamar. Funeral services, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 1998, at Valley Memorial-Holly Chapel. Burial with military honors at the Hartman Cemetery. Visitation, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. today, Valley Memorial-Holly. Memorial contributions to the Hartman Gym Fund or charity of choice.

Tipple, Frances B.
Frances B. Tipple – Pueblo Chieftain – February 16, 1955 – Died, Mrs. Frances B. Tipple, of 309 W. 20th, Feb. 15. Mother of Dr. Albert McC. Tipple, Pueblo, and John Tipple, Redwood City, Calif. Private services Wednesday. Cremation. Please omit flowers.

Tipton, Karen
Karen Tipton - Pueblo Chieftain - December 03, 1999 - Karen Tipton, age 64, passed away Dec. 1,1999. Survived by her children, Jeane (Bob) McKim, Pueblo, Steve (Debbie) Channel, La Veta, Michael (Guadalupe) Channel, Chula Vista, Calif., and Patrick (Debbie) Channel, also of Pueblo. Also survived by nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; brother, Phil (Toby) Tipton; and sister, Linda Tipton, all of Canon City. Preceded in death by her parents, Capt. Clarence and Ann Tipton. Karen was a member of Colorado Historical Society and the American Association of University Women. As an educator in District 70 for 19 years she had a profound effect on many students. She was a scholar and a gentle person who delighted in her family and the beauty and simplicity of nature, which she captured in a collection of exquisite paintings and delightful smiles. She faced life and death with quiet courage and a serene spirit. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial service, Monday, 10 a.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare Protection Society on behalf of her grand dog Trixie, to aid in the protection of homeless animals.

Tipton, Stanley B.
Stanley B. Tipton - Pueblo Chieftain - November 11, 2001 - Stanley B. Tipton passed away Nov. 9, 2001, in Florence, Colo. Stanley was born in Bear Gulch, Colo., and had lived in this area his entire life. He was a member of the First Congregational Church in Pueblo as well as the American Legion Post No. 2 and the DAV Chapter No. 39. Mr. Tipton was employed at the Pueblo Army Depot for many years before his retirement in 1984. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Harriet; a brother, Arthur (Barbara) Trevithick of Arizona; his goddaughters, Lynn Ishmael and Cheryl Huban; as well as numerous nieces and nephews, including Douglas and Dwight Hunter of Pueblo. There will be no public viewing or services. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the First Congregational Church or the Alzheimer's Association, either direct or through the mortuary.

Tirey, Alton M.
Alton M. Tirey - Huerfano World Journal - June 11, 2009 - Local history center opens soon - When Alton M. Tirey died at 99 years of age on Jan. 30, 2005, he had no family left so he willed his considerable fortune to 11 charities and one family. Huerfano County Historical Society was one of the charities along with a school, churches, and other local helping agencies. Society president Elaine Lenzini and other Society members spent several years arranging for the transfer of assets and setting up the accounts. The interest from that historical money is now going to rent the Washington School library for the Alton M. Tirey Local History Center. The public is invited to an open house and ribbon cutting by local officials Sunday, June 7, 2 to 4:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Tirey's interests were churches, the First National Bank of Walsenburg (now Community Banks of Colorado) where he was a shareholder and director, and ranching in the Gardner, Malachite, Redwing area. He also wanted that area of the county to be recognized and the artifacts and photos preserved. Now other generous donors have offered precious county records to the Center. The Jay Crook family donated all the old local newspapers from the late 1880's to the present and photographs. Huerfano County Commissioners gave old county ledgers. Here is where one can find the old brand books, land plats of ranches, and even lists of those dozens who needed whisky during prohibition "for medicinal purposes." A few school records, coroner's reports on mine accidents and tax rolls are in the mix. A special plaque is being designed to recognize major donors. Historians and genealogists and families may use these resources - at this time the Society asks only that you make a donation. Supplies to preserve these materials properly need to be purchased. By arranging with a Historical Society board member, access is available with volunteers to open up the center. No regular hours have been established as most members already volunteer at the Walsenburg Mining Museum or Francisco Fort in La Veta, now both open for the summer. The Society board aims to make this center one of the premier research centers in Southern Colorado. The decision to use the interest only, not the principal of Tirey's bequest, was made in a day-long session led by a professional facilitator from out of town. Present were some 30 representatives from the La Veta Town Board, private citizens from Walsenburg and La Veta, museum volunteers and historical society members. The decision was unanimous. The Huerfano County Historical Society members who may arrange use of the Center are Betty Elwell and Marna Brister from La Veta, Elaine Lenzini, Margaret Gleisberg, John Carlson, Carolyn Newman, Chris Landrum, Ben Ree, Marge Figal, Jerry Skrzynear and Jewel Geiger from Walsenburg. The Society would welcome more La Veta year-around board members. A Society member will be present during the research to assist the patron.

Tirey, Mildred J.
Mildred J. Tirey - Huerfano World - June 8, 2000 - Mildred J. Tirey - August 17, 1917 - May 31, 2000 - On May 31, 2000, our loving Mildred left our lives to be with the Lord. Mildred was born in Jackson, MO, and came to Colorado when she was six years old. She will always be remembered by her loving husband, Alton M. Tirey of Walsenburg, CO, her loving brother Joe W. James of Canon City, CO and her granddaughter, Theresa of California, her nephews Cutis (Pam) James Jr. of Colorado Springs, CO, Jerry (Norma) St. James of Colorado Springs, CO and her nieces Judy (Dale) Lathrop of Silt, CO, Bobbie Guinn of Lakewood, CO., Penny James of Shohala, PA, Shanda (Patrich) Sullivan of Fairfax Station, VA and Sheila James of Canon City, CO. Mildred was preceded in death by her mother Esther James, her father Jesse James, her brother Cutis James Sr. and her daughter Corrine Reno. Mildred was a manager of a professional sewing company in Memphis, Tennessee for many years of her life. In 1980, Mildred came back to Colorado and sacrificed her life with an early retirement to take care of her ailing mother. On September 30, 1989 Mildred married her childhood friend Alton M. Tirey and found the love and happiness she was so truly deserving of. The thirteen years she was married to Alton were the happiest years of her life. Mildred was a great cook and baker (especially cherry pies). She also loved flowers and gardening. Mildred was a lifetime member of the Gardner Methodist Church. She and her husband Alton contributed many hours to the functions of the church. The favorite one for everyone was the yearly Chuck Wagon Dinner in August of every year. They will be missed by everyone involved. Mildred had a lot of lifetime friends, who truly loved her. In 1996, Mildred met special friends and care givers, Vicky and George Estrada, Jim Casias, Larry Martinez, Joe Jaramillo, Ben Bernal, Jr., Louie Bernal, Margarito, and Buff Bernal of Walsenburg. They filled her life with more happiness. Memorial services for Mildred will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 2000 at the Gardner Methodist Church with Paul Stroh officiating. Memorial funds may be made in her memory to the Gardner Methodist Church. The families of Mildred would like to give a special thanks to the doctors and nursing staff of Huerfano Medical Hospital in Walsenburg, St. Mary Corwin and Parkview Hospitals in Pueblo.

Tischer, Margaret A.
Margaret A. Tischer - Pueblo Chieftain - October 05, 2001 - Margaret A. Tischer, 65, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 2, 2001. Marge resided in Pueblo West for 22 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert. She is survived by her son, Robert Jr., of Denver; her daughter, Ramona Glassford, and two grandchildren, Ian and Andres, of Easton, Pa. Viewing will be Friday, Oct. 5, from noon to 7 p.m. and the funeral service will be Saturday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m., at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth, Pueblo. Interment will follow the service at Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Mausoleum, 3825 Airport Road, Colorado Springs.

Tischner, Helen Juanita
Helen Juanita Tischner - Pueblo Chieftain - March 31, 2001 - Helen Juanita Tischner, 85, went to be with the Lord March 29, 2001, in Pueblo. Born July 18, 1915, in Greenville, Texas, to Willie and Vennie Wilkens who preceded her in death. Her husband, John Tischner; son, Louis Whittaker; son-in-law, Adolf B. Hawkins; two grandchildren, Juanita Renae Hawkins and Lisa Hurd; and great-grandchild, Mark Anthony Hawkins, also preceded her death. Survived by her children, Carolyn (Lawrence) DePriest and Iris Hawkins; grandchildren, Brian Hurd, Kevin Hurd, Ben (Mona) Hawkins, David (Pam) Hawkins, Michele (Scott) Hayes and Jonathan Hawkins; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren, all of Pueblo. Helen was the first black public health nurse for Pueblo County. She was also a school nurse in Blende. She was a member of Eastern Star of Pueblo Chapter No. 5 and American Legion Auxiliary and a lifetime member of New Bethany Baptist Church. The family will receive guests for viewing from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Monday, New Bethany Baptist Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Tishma, Daniel
Daniel "Danny" Tishma - Pueblo Chieftain - February 18, 2005 - Daniel "Danny" Tishma, 81, born on Feb. 2, 1924, in Pueblo, Colo., passed away Feb. 16, 2005, at Parkview Hospital. Danny is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Sadie Mae; sisters-in-law, Sylvia (John) Greco, Leona Vernon and Beatrice Tishma; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews; and special pets, Cinder, Shadow and parrots. Danny is preceded in death by his parents, Daniel Sr. and Milka Tishma, from the village of Lika, Croatia; brothers, Slavko, Dushan and Vladimir; sisters, Olga, Dolly and Nadine. Danny was a combat veteran serving in WWII in the Marine Corp, 2nd Marine Division. He also served in the Korean War as a rifle instructor. He loved animals and birds, and was known as the "Bird Man of Thatcher Avenue." He was a life member of the Pueblo Elks Lodge, and a member of the Animal Welfare Association. Danny owned and operated "Danny's Trailer Rental" for many years. In the 1970s, he managed the restaurant and lounge at City Park Golf Course. Thanks to Dr. Gaide and Rachel for their kindness and dedication to Danny. Also, thanks to the nurses on Fifth Tower at Parkview Hospital for all their help and kindness. Danny will miss his morning coffee friends, and Sadie thanks them for their love and support. In lieu of flowers and food, donations may be made to the American Lung Association or the Animal Welfare, 3420 W. Eighth St. Pueblo, CO, 81003, or through the funeral home office. Funeral service will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Tishma, Vladimir
Vladimir “Tish” Tishma - Pueblo Chieftain - April 18, 2004 - Vladimir “Tish” Tishma, Born March 16, 1916. Passed away April 2, 2004 in San Jose, CA. Preceded in death by his wife Mary in 1981. Sisters: Olga, Dolly and Nadine, brothers: Slavco and Dushon. Survived by his brother Daniel (Sadie) of Pueblo, Co. Also a host of nieces, nephews and grandchildren. Tish was a long time Pueblo resident and prior to WW II he worked at the CF&I blast furnace. He served in WW II (1st Marine Division) on Guadalcanal and later served in the (2nd Marine Division) with his brother Daniel in Saipan. Services were held on April 8 in San Jose, CA. with Military honors by the Marine Corps.

Tison, Erma
Erma Clinton Tison - Pueblo Chieftain - April 11, 1987 - Erma Clinton Tison passed away April 10, 1987. Survived by a daughter, Lisa Lavella Tison and other family members Graveside service, 2:30 pm Wednesday, Imperial Memorial Gardens. For information on donation, call 564-8299.

Tittel, Juanita
Juanita Tittel - Pueblo Chieftain - March 18, 1999 - Juanita Tittel, age 75, born July 19, 1923, passed away at her home on March17, 1999. Survived by her husband, Walt Tittel, and children, Victor Tittel, Jerry (Carol) Tittel and Walter Tittel. Grandmother of Ryon, Jay and Kacey Tittel. Viewing, Friday only, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Funeral service, Friday, 4 p.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel.

Tittel, Waltermore
Waltermore Tittel - Pueblo Chieftain - September 01, 1999 - Waltermore Tittel, 77, Pueblo, born on March 3, 1922, passed away at his home on Aug. 16, 1999. Predeceased by wife, Juanita Tittel on March 17, 1999.Survived by children, Victor, Jerry (Carol) and Walter- grandchildren, Ryon, Jay and Kacey Tittel. , 1 p.m. Friday, Gardens.

Titters, James W.
James W. Titters – Akron Weekly Pioneer Press – February 23, 1906 – Deadly Mine Explosion – Denver. – A Walsenburg dispatch says: As a result of a gas explosion at 10 o'clock Monday morning in the Sunshine mine of the Victor Fuel Company at Maitland, a large camp four miles from this city, fourteen men were killed. Their bodies have been recovered, being found badly burned. It is supposed that a small pocket of gas was struck which was ignited from the lamp of a miner. There were nearly 200 men at work in the adjoining mine and had the explosion been caused from dust, in all probability all would have been killed. Following is a list of the dead so far as known: Archie Miller, fire boss; Battista Eobera; Billy Moran of Maitland; James W. Titters of Kansas; Corona Costa, Sopris, Colorado; Nick Yockibetz; and Joe Costa, Maitland.

Titus, Harry B.
Harry B. Titus - Pueblo Chieftain - September 22, 2001 - Harry B. Titus, 86, passed away Sept. 20, 2001. Survived by his wife, A. Margaret Titus of the family home in Pueblo West; children, Dr. Harry B. (Margaret Gregory) Titus Jr. of Winston- Salem, N.C., Susan (Fred) Foster of Verona, Wis., and Richard L. (Nancy) Titus of Nashotah, Wis.; grandchildren, Christy Titus, Melanie Lynn Titus, Katherine Foster and James Foster. Preceded in death by his brother, Arthur L. Titus, who passed away Sept. 13, 2001. Harry was born Nov. 26, 1914, in Trenton, N.J. He was a trustee and later became president of Village Board and served on the Police and Fire Commission in Menominee Falls, Wis. His involvements in Pueblo County include chairman Library building committee and member of the Pueblo County Sheriff's citizens advisory board. He was also a member Ecumenical Church, Rotary Club of Minnequa, Silver State Lodge No. 95 AF&AM and Al Kaly Shrine. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2001, at Pueblo West Ecumenical Church, 434 S. Conquistador, with the Rev. Ray Lincoln officiating. Those who desire may make memorials to the Pueblo West Library through the funeral home.

Titus, Helen J.
Helen J. Titus - Pueblo Chieftain - May 17, 2005 - Helen J. Titus, 92, passed away on May 12, 2005, at the Life Care Center in Longmont, Colo. Mrs. Titus was born in Holly, Colo., and lived in Pueblo for 83 years before moving to Longmont. She was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church, a former member of the Business and Professional Women's Organization, and retired in 1978 as director of the Rosemount Museum. Helen is survived by three daughters, Mable Titus of West Des Moines, Iowa, Judith (Gordon) Voss of New Hartford, Mo., and Louise (Russell) Phelps of Longmont; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two brothers, John (Helen) Platt of Pueblo, William Platt of Phoenix, Ariz.; one sister, Pauline (Red) Oldham of Lakewood; sisters-in-law, Mabel Rainer of Colorado Springs, Dolores (John) Boyd of Canon City, and Martha Platt of Tucson, Ariz.; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Helen was preceded in death by her husband, F.M. (Mike) Titus; son, John M. (Bud) Titus; grandson, Raymond M. Titus; parents, Homer and Nellie Platt; and brothers, Glenn and Robert Platt. Visitation, 10 a.m. to noon today, May 17, 2005, at the funeral home, with graveside service to follow at 1 p.m., Mountain View Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Southern Baptist Church through the funeral home in memory of Helen.

Titus, William
William Titus - Wray Rattler - June 12, 1913 -Steel Workers Drown in Reservoir - Pueblo – John Sloan and William Titus, steel workers employed in this city, were drowned at reservoir No. 2 of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company five miles from this city. Pueblo Indicator – June 28, 1913 – Made Rapid Transit Time – Clerk C. H. Markert of Temple Camp 131, W. O. W., is feeling good over the quick time made in getting policies cashed for the two widows whose husbands died recently, the widows of John Stanton and William Titus having received their money within ten days after their husbands died. Temple Camp is expeditious and Clerk Markert is to be congratulated on having assisted in getting such prompt adjustments.

Tixier, Patricia Algien
Patricia Algien Tixier - Pueblo Chieftain - February 25, 2004 - Patricia Algien Tixier, 54. March 17, 1949, to Feb. 20, 2004. Preceded in death by her husband, George Tixier; parents, Andres Algien, Cora Pena; stepfather, Fred Pena; brothers, Barney Algien, Mervin Algien, Benny Algien; sisters, Georgia Algien, Patsy Gomez, Clara Algien. Survived by children, Pamela Medina, Diola (Bertoldo) Trevino, Danny Vigil, Corrine Vigil; sister, Elsie Velasquez; brother, Floyd Algien; also survived by nine grandchildren. Visitation, 11 p.m. to 1 p.m., and funeral service, 1 p.m., both Thursday at Romero Chapel. Interment, St. Vrain Cemetery.

Tizarelli, Lucille
Lucille DeSalvo Tizarelli - Pueblo Chieftain - July 15, 2006 - Lucille DeSalvo Tizarelli, 94, departed this Earth on July 14, 2006, to go home to her family and the Lord. She will be deeply missed by her beloved daughter, Willadean (James) Aldridge; granddaughters, Jamie Lou Aldridge and Ashlie (Jason) Guerrero; sisters, Angel Hensal and Helen Stuka; and numerous nieces and nephews. She will be greeted at the gates of heaven by her parents, Carl and Josephine DeSalvo; husband, Nick Tizarelli; sisters, Frances Tarvella and Pat Biggie; and brothers, Russell, Anthony, Ciro and Joe DeSalvo. Lucille, a lifelong Pueblo resident, was born on May 1, 1912. She retired from the Colorado State Hospital and was considered a hard worker and dedicated employee. She was known best for her love for her family and for her spunky attitude. She had a special bond with her dearly loved daughter and granddaughters, a bond that will never be broken. She greatly enjoyed all the special time she spent with them. At her request, there will be no viewing. Funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Monday, July 17, 2006, Our Lady of the Meadows Parish. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

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