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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Trice, Adam A.
Adam A. Trice - Pueblo Chieftain - November 05, 1999 - Adam A. Trice, 18, of Colorado City, passed away Nov. 2, 1999. Adam was an athlete who loved all sports including basketball, wrestling and especially football, and his teammates. He also enjoyed outdoor sports including fishing and hunting. Adam was a loving young man who enjoyed showing affection to all those he cared about. Survived by his parents, Robert and Elaine Wadlington; brothers, Terry Trice and Aaron Wadlington; grandparents, Frank Halbert Sr., and Bill and Happy Wadlington; as well as numerous beloved friends and relatives and special uncle, Frank Halbert Jr. Preceded in death by his grandmother, Gladys Halbert. Visitation at the funeral home from noon until 7 p.m. on Friday. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5, 1999, at Rye High School. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, 1999, at Colorado City Community Church. Interment, Brookside Cemetery, Rye. For your convenience, flower orders may be made through the funeral home for delivery to the service.

Trice, Melvin C.
Melvin C. Trice - Pueblo Chieftain - March 28, 1987 - Melvin C. Trice, Pueblo, died March 23, 1987, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Denver. He served in World War II. Father of Reuben Trice, Tacoma, Wash.; brother of Carlene Starks-Williams, Loma Linda, Calif.; uncle of Lloyd J. Starks, Coral Gables, Fla., Oscar G. Starks, Wichita, Kan., Lois Starks-Jackson, California, Neva Starks-Douglas, Lansing, Mich.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and devoted friends. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Fort Logan National Cemetery. Visitation, 4 to 9 p.m. Monday at Pipkin Mortuary, 2531 Ogden, Denver.

Triebes, Carl J. A.
Carl J.A. Triebes - Pueblo Chieftain - December 06, 1998 - Carl J.A. Triebes passed away Dec. 3, 1998, at Valley View Health Care Center in Canon City, where he had been a patient for several months. He was born Dec. 13, 1907, in Pueblo, Colo., to Frank C. and Martha Birr Triebes. A graduate of Centennial High School, he completed CF&I apprentice school and was employed for 35 years as a Patternmaker and as Foreman of the Pattern Shop. He is survived by his son, Carl J. Triebes Jr. of Houston, Texas. He is predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Lucille (Jones)- daughter, Martha Triebes Farr- brother, Harry- and sister, Adeline (Gaide). Mrs. Frank Oetting, his surviving sister, resides in Boulder, Colo. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Caroline Farr McLane, Kenneth Farr, Janet Farr Gandy, Cheryl Farr Merritt, Deborah Farr Greenhaw, Phillip Triebes and Paula Tiebes and 14 great-grandchildren. Carl and his wife were active members of various square dancing groups in Pueblo. He was an accomplished musician, a violinist and church organist and played in several musical groups, including the Pueblo Civic Symphony Orchestra. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, 1998, at Trinity Lutheran Church where Carl had been a member for many years. Interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, friends may make contributions to the charity of choice in his memory.

Trigillo, Praxcedis
Praxcedis Trigillo - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - October 12, 1917 - Mother and Daughter Poisoned - Pueblo - As a result of mistaking strychnine for headache tables, Mrs. Praxcedis Trigillo and her daughter, Mrs. Maggie Madril, who lived at Undercliff, twenty-five miles from here, are dead.

Trimble, Adelaide
Adelaide Trimble - Pueblo Chieftain - September 23, 1997 - Adelaide Trimble, age 81, passed away Sept. 22, 1997. Preceded in death by her parents, Homer and Nettie Breece- sister, Margaret Gray- her brother, Fred Breece- and her great-grandson, Talyon. Survived by her husband, Burdell Trimble, of the family home- her children, Fred (Gretchen) Trimble, Nettie Scott, Jack H. Trimble, Delbert (Charlotte) Trimble, Alden (Kathy) Trimble and Carrie (Steve) Worley, all of Pueblo- and her grandchildren, Don, Mark, Kim, Shaun, Debbie, Patty, Joy, Tammy, Brian, Melissa, Chad, Dustin and LaDawn. Also survived by great-grandchildren, Chase, Caplin, Justin, Porsche, Payton, Teia, Sarah K., Sarah A., Summer, Cory, Brandy, Andrew, Adam, Shawn, Kevin, Hayden, Kelly, Adam and Hadley. She is the sister of Emma Burdick, Canon City, Alden Breece, Wetmore, Colo., Lillian (Lew) Hansen, Canon City, Earl (Agnes) Breece, Pueblo, and Elma (Carl) Schiffer, Ordway, Colo., as well as numerous nieces and nephews. , 10 a.m. Wednesday, McCarthy Rose Chapel. Viewing hours are noon to 8 p.m. today. Arrangements by McCarthy Rose Chapel, 329 Goodnight.

Trimble, Betty A.
Betty A. Trimble - Pueblo Chieftain - November 02, 2001 - Betty A. Trimble, 70, of Pueblo, passed away Oct. 31, 2001, after a brief illness. Preceded in death by her loving husband of 47 years, Herbert Trimble; parents; daughters, Debbie and Connie Trimble. Survived by son, John (Linda) Bollin; daughters, Linda (William) McIntire, Janet Balk and Cheryl (Mike) Brown; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Betty will lie in state on Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Imperial Funeral Home. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Trimble, Herbert W.
Herbert W. Trimble - Pueblo Chieftain - April 03, 2002 - Age 92, went to be with the Lord April 1, 2002, in Pueblo, Colo. born Oct. 7, 1909, in Fort Smith, Ark., to Winfred and Theo Trimble, who preceded him, along with two sisters and infant granddaughter, Rachel Ladrini. Survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Lois Trimble; children, Dr. W. Eugene (Mildred) Trimble of Silver Spring, Md., Kay (Tom) March of Claremore, Okla., Betty (Blas) Baros of Pueblo, Colo., Jeanne (Dave) Stalcar of Craig, Colo., and Beverly (Gilbert) Ladrini of Pueblo, Colo.; grandchildren, Rebecca (David) Poole, Douglas (Margie) Trimble, Thomas (Ferrela) March, Richard (DeeAnn) March, Mary (Jimmey) Finney, Robert March, Julia (Dan) Cruz, Kimberly (Spencer) Nakaguma, Colleen Windon, Suzanne (Paul) Gallegos, Lance (Janeil) Stalcar, Scott (Julie) Stalcar, Mark (Tricia) Stalcar, Gilbert (Tina) Ladrini, Jennifer (Shawn) Adkins, Melanie (Kelly) Arriaga, Jason (Erica) Ladrini, Aaron Ladrini, Barbara Ladrini; 45 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Luveta Smith of Sweet Home, Ore. Herbert attended Central High School. He worked at CF&I casting foundry as a journeyman molder for 16 years, after which he started and operated Trimble Phillips 66 Service Station for 28 years. Herbert was one of the organizing committee members for AFL-CIO Local 2102 in 1941. He was a 32nd degree Mason at South Pueblo Lodge No. 31 and a member of Lake Avenue Baptist Church, then later placed his church membership at Pueblo Christian Center. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Contributions may be made to the church missionary fund at Pueblo Christian Center.

Trimble, Jack Homer
Jack Homer Trimble - Pueblo Chieftain - January 12, 2003 - Jack Homer Trimble was born Sept. 7, 1941, and passed away Jan. 10, 2003. He is survived by his father, Burdell Allen Trimble; brothers, Fred (Gretchen) Trimble, Delbert (Charlotte) Trimble, Alden (Kathy) Trimble; and sisters, Carrie (Steve) Worley and Nettie Scott; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. Homer was a sergeant in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1972. He retired in 1999 and was a member of the Pipe Fitter's Union; BPOE No. 90; and Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie No. 145. At his request, cremation. For further information, please go to

Trimble, Larry Keith
Larry Keith Trimble - Pueblo Chieftain - November 2, 2004 - Larry Keith Trimble, 60, of Pueblo West, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 31, 2004. He is survived by his mother, Florence Barrett; children, Troy M. Trimble, Tyrone (Erin) Rice-Trimble, Patricia A. (Timothy) Proctor and Tamara (Mike) Moreschini-Zinanti, all of Pueblo; and brothers and sisters, Kathleen Trimble Herrera, Dean (Vicki) Trimble, Rebecca (Kelly) Vidana, Charlene Dadman, Ronnie Trimble, Bob Trimble and Delores Trimble. Grandfather of Dane, Cameron, Jesse, Brandon, Amber, Tesla, Ricky, Cody, Kathlyn, Randy and Raymond. Also survived by many nieces and nephews; special friends, Mindy Trimble, Bud and Brucine Rice, Hanney, Jim; and all of his close friends at S.T.'s Pour House. Preceded in death by his father, Eugene Trimble; and grandparents, Frank and Nellie Medill and Dell and Dee Christen. Larry was born in Pueblo, Colo., on Oct. 9, 1944. He retired from the Santa Fe Railroad. Larry loved his family unconditionally. He had many loves in his life including golf, horses, greyhounds and life itself. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel, followed by cremation.

Trimble, Pauline
Pauline Trimble - Pueblo Chieftain - June 10, 2000 - Pauline Trimble, 89, passed away June 8, 2000. Survived by her children, James (Pat) Trimble, Abe (Sara) Trimble and Kenton (Johanna) Trimble, all of Pueblo, and Carol (Don) Morton of Pueblo West; grandchildren, Debbie (Glen) Livengood, Dennis Trimble, Dave Trimble, Jo (Russell) Estrada, Robert (Sarah) Mayes and Amy (Bryan) Hipp; and six great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Milton E. Trimble, on Oct. 5, 1985; and brother, John Wallace Miller, in 1985. Pauline was born to William and Faye E. (nee Henley) Miller on Aug. 7, 1910, in Velpin, Ind. She and Milton married in 1941 and settled in Pueblo, where they raised their family. Pauline was a dedicated wife and mother and was active in her church. She will lie in state at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. today and from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 12, 2000, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with grandson, Bobby Mayes officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home.

Trimm, Myrtle Reed
Myrtle Reed Trimm - Pueblo Chieftain - May 14, 2000 - Myrtle Reed Trimm, 104, passed away May 10, 2000, at home, peaceably with her daughters, son-in-law and granddaughters caring for her with the help of Sangre de Cristo Hospice. She was born Feb. 1, 1896, in Texas. She lived in Pueblo for 72 years. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Earl Trimm, in 1962; by her parents; five siblings; and many nieces and nephews whom she loved and missed. She is survived by her two daughters, Redell Reed, with whom she made her home, and Earline (Albert) Pograjc, both of Pueblo; sister, June Reed Barnes of Texas; and grandchildren, Edward Pograjc of Florida, Wayne (Gayle) Gray of Atlanta, Ga., Mary (Tim) Malone of Albuquerque, N.M., Jack (Debra) Gray of Albuquerque and Doylene (Darrel) Gorham of Rifle, Colo. Also missing her will be 11 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was a member and founder of the National Reed Association; Adah Chapter of Eastern Star; SRDA and Retired Railroad Club (as a widow). She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church for about 63 years. Donations to Bethel Church or to the University Ward Mission Fund of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints would be appropriate in lieu of flowers. Viewing at the funeral home from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday and from 8 a.m. until service time Tuesday. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel with interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Trinajstick, Blance E.
Blanche E. Trinajstick - Pueblo Chieftain - November 30, 1997 - Blanche E. Trinajstick, 74, passed away Nov. 28, 1997. Preceded in death by her husband, Frank Trinajstick- four brothers and sisters. Survived by her sons, Eugene (Robyn) Trinajstick, Michael Trinajstick- daughter, Lucy Trinajstick- grandchildren, Stephen Trinajstick, James and Rebecca Spinuzzi- great-grandchild, Joseph Spinuzzi- sister, Vera Wilkerson- sister-in-law, Veronica Beiri- best friend, Naomi Collins- and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends also survive. , 10 a.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Inurnment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice in her memory

Trinajstick, Eugene F.
Eugene F. Trinajstick - Pueblo Chieftain - December 21, 2005 - Eugene F. Trinajstick, passed away Dec. 16, 2005, and is now playing his music with the Lord. Survived by his loving wife, Robyn (Harrison) Trinajstick; children, Stephen Trinajstick, James Spinuzzi, Rebecca Spinuzzi (Joe Wendorf); sister, Lucy (Stanley) Rose; niece and nephew, Winter and Dane Rose; grandchildren, Joseph Spinuzzi and Hannah Bowman-Spinuzzi; brother, Michael Trinajstick; as well as numerous loving friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Blanche Trinajstick; and grandson, Mark Anthony Spinuzzi. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. For those wishing to make donations, the family requests that donations be made in Gene's name to VH1 Save the Music.

Trine, Virgil
Virgil Trine Durango Democrat February 10, 1903 Three Dead At Pueblo Pot of Molten Metal Spills Causing Deadly Gas Pueblo, Colo., Feb. 9 Three dead men, one fatally injured and seven others seriously hurt is the result of an accident at the steel works this afternoon. A pot filled with molten metal was being carried on a crane when one of the chains of the crane parted, letting the pot tip over and pouring the larger part of the contents on the floor. Hot metal splashed in every direction, catching workmen and burning their bodies, enveloping them in deadly gas. The dead are: Steven Lepaich, Lee Artman, Virgil Trine.

Tringa, Joe
Joe Tringa Bayfield Blade June 4, 1915 Joe Tringa, thirty-six, an Italian foreman at the Pueblo steel works, was instantly killed by an unidentified assassin as he sat in the kitchen of his home.

Trinidad, Ruben Salistino
Dr. Ruben Salistino Trinidad, Ph.D. - Pueblo Chieftain - July 15, 1999 - Dr. Ruben Salistino Trinidad, Ph.D., 63, school administer, passed away July12, 1999 , in Greeley, Colo. Born Jan. 2, 1936, in Pueblo. Graduated from Pueblo Catholic High School in 1956. Served in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper,101st Airborne "Screaming Eagles." After his military stint, after graduating from Colorado College, he taught at Pueblo South High School. He earned his master's degree in education administration from the University of Colorado and his doctorate curriculum and instruction psychology from the University of Northern Colorado. He later taught in the California school districts from the elementary level to high school principal, and superintendent of the Delano California School District. He also served as a consultant on the California State level for curriculum technology for the 21st century. At the time of his passing, he was serving as a consultant to the Weld County School District at Fort Lupton. Preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Gertrude "Tula" Trinidad. Survived by his wife, Martha Sisneros Trinidad, Aliso Viejo, Calif.-two daughters, Terri Trinidad, Laguna Beach, Calif., Cheryl Trinidad (Doug Stewart), Los Angeles, Calif.- two sisters, Frances Todero, Pueblo, Emily Cordova, Atwater, Calif.- a brother, Albert (Tille) Trinidad, Pueblo- one grandchild, Brooke Stewart, Los Angeles, Calif.- and John Rosales of Greeley who was Ruben's mentor. Funeral service, 3 p.m. Saturday Chapel, Frank Madril and Leo Derrera co-officiating. Cremation to follow.

Trinklein, Eugene Francis
Eugene Francis "Gene" Trinklein - Pueblo Chieftain - January 29, 1999 - Eugene Francis "Gene" Trinklein, born on Nov. 16, 1921, in Paonia, Colo., died Jan. 26, 1999, in Yuma. Ariz. He was a retired Lt. Col. in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Gladys- sons, Steve (Janie) Trinklein, Andy (Pam) Trinklein, Scott (Lynn) Trinklein- sister, Marjorie (Pat) Belcastro, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Triolo, Charles T.
Charles T. Triolo Pueblo Chieftain September 08, 2006 - Charles T. Triolo, 58, a wonderful husband, papa and friend, who will be missed by many, passed away Sept. 4, 2006. Survived by his wife of 30 years, Janet A. Triolo; parents, Peter and Cora Triolo of Aurora, Colo.; children, Joann (Chris) Howrey of Pueblo, Tara (Ubaldo) Ciminieri of Denver, and Danielle Triolo of Pueblo; grandchildren, Mason Howrey and Jerett Howrey; brothers, Peter (Eileen) Triolo of Aurora and Paul (Debbie) Triolo of Rockford, Ill.; sister-in-law, Teri (Steve) Cummings of Mount Horeb, Wisc.; and his pets who he referred to as his only son, Peanut, and grandson, The Worm. He also was survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Charles was born Aug. 10, 1948, in Rockford, Ill., and served his country in the National Guard. He was an accountant for several large companies; most recently at Rocky Mountain Steel Mills. Charles was an avid railroad fan and enjoyed collecting trains. Member of Christ the King Church. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, Christ the King Church, 1708 Horseshoe Drive, with the very Rev. Father Thomas Adrians, V.G., as celebrant. Fellowship will follow in the parish hall. Those who desire may make memorials to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through Montgomery & Steward.

Tripp, Devon Nathaniel
Devon Nathaniel Tripp - Pueblo Chieftain - October 09, 2005 - Devon Nathaniel Tripp, 23, went to be with the Lord Oct. 4, 2005, in San Diego, Calif. Born Nov. 18, 1981, in Pueblo, Colo., to Dawn Tripp and Nathaniel Edmonds who survive him along with his loving wife of three years Michelle; children, Macoy and Alana; brothers, Jordan and Cameron Tripp. Visitation, noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. Monday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1044 Spruce. Interment Imperial Memorial Gardens with Military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Trisler, Robert E.
Robert E. Trisler - Pueblo Chieftain - April 23, 2006 - Robert E. Trisler, 89, passed away April 21, 2006, in Pueblo, Colo. Born July 26, 1916, to Truman and Helen (Toedter) Trisler, who preceded him along with his loving wife of 13 years, Bernice H. (Carter) Trisler; two brothers; one sister; and cousins, Charles F. and William V. Hitzing. Prior to his retirement he was a long-time farmer in the Avondale area. Survived by cousins, Lola Ann Todd of Littleton and Michelle (Richard) Pond of Denver; sister, Ruth Barnes of Cincinnati, Ohio; two nephews and two nieces. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. Monday. Graveside 11 a.m. Tuesday at Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Ritual Team. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to El Pueblo Boys and Girls Ranch through the funeral home office.

Trivett, Helen L.
Helen L. Trivett - Pueblo Chieftain - July 20, 2002 - Helen L. Trivett, age 83, born Sept. 11, 1918, passed away July 15, 2002, in Orlando, Fla. She is survived by her daughter, Edwina (Ron) Breeden of Orlando, Fla.; grandchildren, Tracy (George) Petroff, Andrew Breeden and Lucas (Cathy) Breeden; and three great-grandchildren, Sarah Petroff, Joshua Breeden and Emily Breeden. Preceded in death by her husband, Ed Trivett. Helen was a loving mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed. Viewing, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Monday, Mountain View Cemetery.

Trivett, Ruth J.
Ruth J. Trivett - Pueblo Chieftain - July 11, 2006 - Ruth J. Trivett, 83, was called home by her Lord and Savior on July 8, 2006. She leaves her beloved children, Edward (Cheryl) Trivett of Branson, Mo., Royal (Judy) Trivett, John (Karen) Trivett, both of Pueblo; grandchildren, James T. (Shawna) Vandiver, Tanya Nichole (Nathan) Christopher, Joshua E. Trivett, Ashley Erin Trivett, John Michael Trivett, Christy Marie Trivett, Shaylyn Betty Trivett and Caylyn Ruth Trivett; one great-grandson, Shane Vandiver; and many nieces and nephews. Ruth was born July 6, 1923, in Nashua, N.H., and was raised in Clinton, Mass. Preceded in death by her husband, Royal W. Trivett Sr.; and parents, Randolph and Selma Adams. She was also preceded in death by her beloved sister, June Adams Massara on May 14, 1995. Ruth said, "June was not only my beloved sister, but also my precious friend." Ruth loved people no matter their color, creed or religion. She would say to her children, "there is good in all people." She had many friends. Ruth was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. Ruth was also survived by friends, Raymond and Alice Fetty (best friends for 60 years), Norah Fetty Porter, Marilyn Beige, all of Pueblo, Arnold and Grace Engel of Bark River, Mich., Ernie and Doris Charon, Frances Jennings and friends for 70 years with Helen and Willis Hatstat, John and Gloria Perry, all of Massachusetts, and many other close friends. Viewing, 1 to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 701 W. Evans, with Pastor Randy Bolt officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Those who desire may make memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church, through Montgomery & Steward.

Troin, William
William Troin - Yampa Leader - March 18, 1910 - A tie falling from a car at Pueblo struck William Troin, a Greek, on the head, causing an injury from which he died.

Trojanovich, Ann Mae
Ann Mae (Eurich) Trojanovich - Colorado Springs Gazette - October 26, 2007 - Ann Mae (Eurich) Trojanovich was born on April 19, 1923, north of Calhan, Colorado to Andrew, Sr. and Anna (Gdovin) Eurich. She left this life on October 24, 2007 in Pueblo, Colorado. She had three sisters, Helen Tihonovich, Jane Giadone, Agnes Garnhart, and four brothers, Nicholas, Peter, Andrew, Jr., and Edward Eurich. After attending school at Big Sandy District 49 and Calhan, she worked for a while in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Ann married Steve M. Trojanovich on November 26, 1945. They farmed the Matt Trojanovich, Sr. homestead north of Calhan from 1946 until 1969 when they retired and moved to Calhan, Colorado. There she spent her time as a homemaker and worked several odd jobs. Born to this union were three daughters: Shirley Joyce, Diana Mae Gantz and Janet Doreen Himelrick. She also had three grandsons: Steven J. Gantz, Roger D. Himelrick, Jr. and Rodney D. Himelrick and one great-grandson, Vadin Himelrick. Ann loved babies and little children, her home, gardening, and traveling to Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek. Ann was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, infant daughter Shirley Joyce, sisters Agnes, Jane and Helen, brothers Nicholas, Peter and Andrew, Jr. and grandson Steven. She leaves her brother Edward (Cloydene) of Pueblo, daughters Diana of Colorado Springs and Doreen of Pueblo, grandsons Roger (Jacquelyn) and Rodney and great-grandson Vadin all of Pueblo, and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends to miss and mourn her. Parastas will be Friday, October 26, 2007, 7:00 pm at St. Mary's Orthodox Church, 28780 Ramah Road, Calhan, CO. Service will be Saturday, October 27, 2007, 10:00 am at St. Mary's Orthodox Church, 28780 Ramah Road, Calhan, CO. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, Calhan, CO.

Troncosa, Joe J.
Joe J. Troncosa - Pueblo Chieftain - July 23, 1987 - Joe J. Troncosa, 68, late of 1236 E. Evans, passed away on July 21, 1987. Survived by a f sister, Stella 1 Sandoval; nephew, Joe U1ibarri ; niece, Genevieve Gonzales, and other numerous nephews and nieces. Evening service at 7 o'clock Thursday, July 23. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Friday, July 24. Both services at Rivera Chapel. The Rev. Roger Lucero of Abundant Life Christian Church officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Friends and relatives will be received at 4040 North Dr., home of Genevieve Gonzales.

Trongaard, Lila
Lila Trongaard - Walsenburg Independent - April 6, 1950 - Mrs. Trongaard Dies at Noon - Lila Trongaard 52, died at noon today. She had been ill since 12 O'clock last night. She was born in Kansas April 28, 1898, and is survived by her husband, one son, Don of Sioux City, Iowa, and two sisters, Mrs. Alta Cramer of Walsenburg and Mrs. Eunice Mannan of Las Cruces, N.M. Arrangements will be announced later by Burress Memorial Chapel.

Trontel, Elsie C.
Elsie C. Trontel - Pueblo Chieftain - March 22, 1986 - Elsie C. Trontel, of 312 Palm, March 21,1986. Wife of Edward J. Trontel, who passed away Jan. 22, 1978, and mother of Sharon Trontel, of the family home. Sister of Louis (Angela) Steblay, Mary Mishmash and Cecelia Kocman, all of Pueblo, and sister-in-law of Anna Javornik, Louis and Josephine Trontel and Frank Petkovsek, all of Pueblo, and Thomas Binder, Baton Rouge, La. Survived also by several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Trontel was a lifelong Pueblo resident and was a member of St. Mary Parish, the St. Mary Altar and Rosary Society, and KSKJ, St. Joseph Lodge 7. She was co-owner of Frank's Market for the past 35 years. Services, St. Mary Church. Mass of Christian Burial, 7 p.m. Monday, and rosary recitation, 10 a.m. Tuesday. Interment, Roselawn. The family respectfully requests the omission of food. Memorials may be made to the Intensive Care Unit at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital.

Trontel, John R.
John R. Trontel - Pueblo Chieftain - June 10, 1971 - John R. Trontel. Services, Christ the King Church; Rosary recitation 7:30 p.m. today and Mass of the Resurrection 9 a.m. Saturday. Roselawn.

Trontel, Josephine J.
Josephine J. Trontel - Pueblo Chieftain - July 20, 1999 - Josephine J. Trontel, went to be with the Lord July 18, 1999 . Predeceased by husband, Louis J. Trontel, Oct. 9, 1993- parents, Katherine and Anton Kralich-brothers, Tony and Robert Kralich- and sister, Virginia Oreskovich. Survived by son, Robert L. Trontel- and daughter, Diane M. Trontel, both of the family home- sister, Albina Lamb- brother-in-law, Robert Oreskovich- sister-in-law, Edith Kralich- as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Mrs. Trontel was a homemaker, a member of St. Mary Church parish and St. Joseph Lodge No. 7. Funeral Mass, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, St. Mary Church. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. The family will greet friends in the church basement following the entombment. The family requests the omission of food.

Trontel, Richard J.
Richard J. Dickie "Fat Man" Trontel - Pueblo Chieftain - January 01, 1999 - Dec. 30, 1998. Survived by his wife, Joyce Trontel- son, Richard J. Trontel, of the family home- and daughters, Michelle Gray and Heidi (Shawn Deck) Gray. Also survived by four granddaughters- two grandsons- sister, Phyllis (Wayne) Sloan- special friends, Bill Turner and Jackie and Dallas Elenga- as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents- brother, Dean Trontel- and granddaughter, Daphne Gray. Richard was known to all as a gentle man who had a big heart and many friends. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Visitation, Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. and Monday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, Monday, Jan. 4, 1999, 6:30 p.m., Christ the King Church. The family may be contacted at 1418 E. First St.

Trontel-Spino, Patricia
Patricia Ann Trontel-Spino - Pueblo Chieftain - May 05, 2004 - Patricia Ann Trontel-Spino was born Feb. 8, 1944, and passed away May 1, 2004. Preceded in death by her father, Ed Trontel; stepfather, Leroy Gilbert; father-in-law, Frank Spino; stepson, Todd Hodges; and godson, Scott Grant. Pat is survived by her friend and husband, Gary Spino; mother, Agnes Knafelc Gilbert; mother-in-law, Marie Spino; stepbrothers, Roy, Darrell (Sara), and Gary (Francine) Gilbert. She also is survived by stepsons, Brent (Karen), Brad (Becky), Christopher (Carolynne) Spino; stepson, Troy (Nikki) Hodges; grandchildren, Faith and Justin Spino, Bob McCabe, Mandy Barnes, Kelsey and Todd Hodges; great-grandchildren, Gavin and Christian McGabe; and the Golden Girls and many other friends and family. A graduate of Pueblo Catholic High School, Pat continued her studies at the University of Northern Colorado, Colorado State University Fort Collins and the University of Denver. Pat was a lifelong educator and taught math and guidance at Pitts Junior High and was a counselor at East High. She also served as a counselor at Rye High School and retired as director of vocational education and guidance services for Pueblo District 70 Schools. Pat loved books, wine, her friends and B-I-N-G-O. It was her wish to have remembrances made to the Spino Family Scholarship, c/o PCC Foundation, 900 W. Orman Ave., CA115, Pueblo, CO, 81004, or the Wayside Cross Rescue Mission, 728 W. Fourth St., Pueblo, CO, 81003. At her request, cremation with no services.

Trotter, George E.
George E. Trotter - Pueblo Chieftain - July 19, 2000 - George E. Trotter, 54, passed away Monday, July 17, 2000, after a brief illness. He is survived by his loving wife, Ramona; his children, First Lt. Richard L. (Kirsten) Trotter, Oklahoma City, Okla., Kristina Jones, Pueblo, and Melissa Trotter, Boulder. He is also survived by his mother, Lois Trotter, Mesa, Ariz.; brother, Jeff (Margretta) Trotter, Palmer, Alaska; sister, Jean Bennett, Mesa, Ariz.; mother-in-law, Norma Mohrlang, Pueblo; brothers-in-law, Raymond (Connie) Mohrlang Jr., Pueblo, and Gary (Marla) Mohrlang, Grand Junction; nephews and nieces, Paul Trotter, Daniel Trotter, Eric Fletcher, Melissa Fletcher, Jeff Mohrlang, Linda Ausmus, Lorrie Kochis and Lynette Carson. He was preceded in death by his father, George Trotter Sr., and father-in-law, Raymond Mohrlang Sr. He will be missed by his many friends in San Isabel and Pueblo. George built custom cabinets and homes for much of his career. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force 1964-68 and was honorably discharged. He loved to fish, hunt, work with his tractors and restore old cars. At his request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, July 21, 2000, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with Rev. Dr. John Ross officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of donor's choice through the funeral home.

Trotter, Rose
Rose Trotter - Pueblo Chieftain - March 18, 1987 - Rose Trotter, March 17, 1987. Wife of John Trotter, who passed away Nov. 23, 1980. Survived by several nieces and nephews, including Frances Lafler, John (Ann) Lafler and Beverly (Bob) Courney, all of Pueblo. Preceded in death by her sister, Frances Grebenc, and brother, Jim Pugel. A Pueblo resident for the past 76 years. Mrs. Trotter was a member of St. Mary Parish, the Women's Catholic Order of Foresters and WSA, Western Star Lodge 16. Services, St Mary Church: Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Wednesday; Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Thursday. Entombment, Roselawn. The family respectfully requests the omission of flowers. They can be contacted at the home of Frances Lafler, 2123 Driftwood Lane.

Trounstine, Phil
Phil Trounstine - Walsenburg World - August 15, 1901 - Died at Denver, Colo. Saturday, Aug. 10, 1901, of stomach complaint, Mr. Phil Trounstine, aged 58 years. Mr. Trounstine was well known all over Colorado. He was born in Pittsburg, Ohio, and came to Colorado in 1864 after being mustered out of the army. Mr. Trounstine was for a long time in the clothing business in Denver and afterwards became identified with eastern houses in whose interests he toured the state. He was a member of the first Denver volunteer fire company and has in many ways been identified with the history of the state. Ed. Trounstine of Pictou left Sunday morning for Denver to attend the funeral of his father.

Trout, Albert Luther
Dr. Albert Luther Trout - Huerfano World - December 11, 2003 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1923: Dr. Albert Luther Trout died; a physician in Walsenburg since 1908 who also served several of the coal camps of Colorado Fuel and Iron Co. [Editor's Note: Dr. A. L. Trout died December 6, 1923. Obituary listed Walsenburg World, December 7, 1923, Page 1.]

Troxel, Darlene
Darlene Freeman Troxel - Pueblo Chieftain - August 04, 2005 - Darlene Freeman Troxel, 86, of Pueblo, passed away Aug. 2, 2005, at University Park Care Center. She was born June 20, 1919, in Cutler, Ill. In previous years, she worked as head fore lady in several garment factories as training supervisor and sewing operator for over 20 years. Surviving Mrs. Troxel are her loving husband of 49 years, Edgar Troxel; sister, Melva (William) Ahern; and many nieces and nephews. At her request, no service with private inurnment to take place at a later date. Darlene's husband would like to thank the staff at University Park Care Center for the love and care they gave Darlene. It was very much appreciated.

Troxel, Jerry
Jerry Troxel - Pueblo Chieftain - December 03, 1999 - Jerry Troxel. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.

Troxell, Bernice M.
Bernice M. Troxell - Pueblo Chieftain - June 21, 1999 - Bernice M. Troxell, 84, passed away June 19, 1999 . Survived by her sister, Ruth Macartney of Pueblo- brother, Russell Troxell of Burwell, Neb.- niece, Ann Macartney- nephews, John, Jamie (Susan), Paul and Stephen Macartney, Tomand Richard (Cindy) Reiland. Also survived by three great-nieces and three great-nephews. Preceded in death by her sister, Elizabeth Reiland. Born on June 22, 1914, in Burwell, Neb. She retired from the Carnation Food Corp. in Los Angeles, Calif., and has been a resident at the Villa Pueblo Retirement Center since 1990. Member of Crystal Chapter No. 43, Order of Eastern Star in Scotia, Neb. At her request, there will be no viewing nor services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Those who desire may make memorials to the American Diabetes Association, through the funeral home office.

Troy, Edward
Edward Troy - Wray Rattler - August 02, 1917 - Edward Troy, aged 43, injured five months ago in a runaway accident, died at his ranch home twenty miles northwest of Pueblo.

Troyer, Mary Elizabeth
Mary Elizabeth Troyer - Pueblo Chieftain - March 31, 2002 - Mary Elizabeth Troyer, 87, passed away March 30, 2002. Preceded in death by her husband, Moses D. Troyer, in 1988, and by her brother, Samuel Manuwal. Survived by her children, Darroll (Dorothy) Troyer, Pueblo, Janet (Larry) Armstrong, Alamogordo, N.M., Dee (Sharon) Troyer, Pueblo, and Dean (Connie) Troyer, Saranac, Mich. Also survived by her grandchildren, Cheryl (Steve) Reynolds, Colorado Springs, Lara Troyer, Indianapolis, Ind., Adam Armstrong, Alamogordo, N.M., Lynette Troyer, Cincinnati, Ohio, Daniel Troyer, Saranac, Mich., Paul Troyer, Saranac, Mich., Andrea Troyer, Fort Collins, Michael Troyer, and Sara Troyer, both of Pueblo; great-grandchildren, Alecia, Kyle, Ryan, Kirstin, and Chad; sisters, Katherine, Edna, Roma and Betty; and sister-in-law, Ethel. She was a member of the Pueblo Mennonite Church. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with the family receiving friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel, with interment to follow in the Pleasant Plains Cemetery in Limon, Colo. The family respectfully requests the omission of flowers and that any donations be made to the Pueblo Mennonite Church.

Truan, Curtis W.
Curtis W. Truan Pueblo Chieftain - October 08, 1997 - Curtis W. Truan, 84, passed away Oct. 4, 1997. Preceded in death by his wife, Mildred, in 1983. Survived by his brothers, Gordon Truan, Redding, Calif., John Truan, Topeka, Kan., and Clifford Truan, Tucson, Ariz.- by his nephew, Van (Kristyn) Truan of Pueblo, as well as several other relatives. Mr. Truan was a veteran of the U.S. Army in World War II- the Civil Conservation Corps before the war- was a life member of Elks Lodge No. 90 in Pueblo- life member of the WaKeeney, Kansas Veterans of Foreign Wars, member Post No. 1919 American Legion, Florence, Colo.- and was active in South Pueblo Lodge No. 31, AF&AM. At his request, cremation. , 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, 1997, at the Colorado State Veterans Home in Florence. Arrangements by Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth.

Trucille, George
George Trucille Bayfield Blade May 5, 1916 George Trucille, twenty-two years of age, who, with his two brothers conducts a meat market and grocery store at Trinidad, was stricken with a sudden attack of heart trouble in the store and died in a few minutes. Young Trucille was engaged in cutting meat for a customer when he sank to the floor and expired.

Trueblood, Ralph E.
Ralph E. Trueblood - Pueblo Chieftain - August 19, 2000 - Ralph E. Trueblood, 75, passed away Aug. 16, 2000, at his home in Pueblo, Colo. He was born April 23, 1925, in Bristol, Colo., to Chancy and Ida Trueblood who preceded him in death. Survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Dorothy Trueblood; children, Dianne Miller, Donna Lipes, Sue Mauro, David (Patti) Trueblood, Rebecca (Bob) Elliott, Scott (EIoise) Trueblood, Bobby (Raedell) Trueblood; 21 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Barbara (Brooks) Hall. Preceded in death by grandson, Charles Lipes; three brothers and three sisters. Retired from CF&I Seamless Tube Mill in 1986 after 33 years. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II. Visitation Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Service Monday, 10 a.m., Praise Assembly. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice.

Truitt, George Murdock
George Murdock Truitt - Pueblo Chieftain - December 17, 2000 - George Murdock Truitt, 80, of Pueblo, departed this life Dec. 14. George was born in Detroit March 3, 1920. Husband of Angela Ruth Truitt; father of Lee (Marie) and Tim Truitt; grandfather of Julia Truitt; brother of Ann Lake; and predeceased by sister, Jane Truitt; and son, William Sherman. A World War II veteran who loved life, people, music, and above all, golf and Angie's cooking. He was an all-time storyteller who loved to laugh and make people laugh. He will be sadly missed by his longtime friends Dave Montoya and Dick Hutchinson, his golfing buddies and his whole family. In lieu of flowers, family respectfully requests a donation be made in George's name to a charity of choice.

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