The Tri-County Obituary Project

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

The Tri-County Obituary Project Coordinator is Louise Adams .
This page contributed by Karen Mitchell.

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Wanamaker, Lawrence W.
Lawrence W. Wanamaker - Pueblo Chieftain - November 26, 2004 - Lawrence W. Wanamaker, 75, of Pueblo. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Saturday, at St. Leander Church.

Wands, Nellie J.
Nellie J. Wands - Pueblo Chieftain - July 21, 1999 - Nellie J. Wands passed away July 19, 1999 , in Pueblo. Nellie was born in Maysville, Mo., on Sept. 23, 1902, to Thomas Paige Williams and Maude Griffin Williams. Nellie had lived in Stone City since 1905. She married Arthur L. Wands on Aug. 21, 1924, and they operated the family ranch and the Colorado Fire Clay Company in Stone City. Mrs. Wands was preceded in death by her husband in 1982- four children, Mary Louise, Ronald, Robert, and Thomas- a brother, Van Williams- and a sister, Lavina Wallen. She is survived by her daughters, Lee Oldham of Pueblo, Norma (Glen) Fuller of Wyoming-grandchildren, Sherri (John) McFarland, Randal Oldham, Janet (Bob) Simons, Van(Jamie) Wands, Tina (Neal) Rhodes, Colleen (Dave) Barton, Arthur (Sherry)Wands, Debbie Gribben, Kevin (Julie) Wands, Diane (Kipp) Nye, Ronald (Kristy)Fuller, Bruce Fuller- as well as numerous great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Helen Wands of Canon City. Mrs. Wands will lie in state at the mortuary from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 23, 1999 , at 9:30 a.m. in the Davis Memorial Chapel with Rev. Glen Fuller officiating. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.

Wands, Ronald Van
Ronald Van Wands - Pueblo Chieftain - December 1, 1947 - Ronald Van Wands, 10 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur L. Wands, of Stone City. Local hospital Saturday night. Brother of Mrs. Nellie Lee Oldhan, Norma Jean Wands, Thomas Arthur Wands and Robert Francis Wands, grandson of Francis Mariot Wands, all of Stone City. Announcements later.

Wanger, Freda
Freda Wanger - Pueblo Chieftain - March 12, 2001 - Graveside service, noon today, B'nai Jacob Cemetery. Procession from Adrian Comer Funeral Home to cemetery, 11:30 a.m.

Wangerin, Wilford Carl
Wilford Carl Wangerin - Pueblo Chieftain - August 27, 2001 - Of Tucson, Ariz., passed away, Aug. 19, 2001. Born July 10, 1929. Beloved husband to Rose. Father to children, Karen and Alex Herrera and Robert and Nancy Wangerin; grandchildren, Alli and Jamie Wangerin, Alexandria Herrera, Alex, Cary and Amy Broschat. Also survived by brother, Carl Wangerin, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He was loved by all. Burial, Monday, Aug. 27 at 2 p.m., Roselawn Cemetery.

Wank, Roy
Roy "Curly" Wank - Pueblo Chieftain - November 19, 1997 - Roy "Curly" Wank passed away Nov. 17, 1997, in Pueblo. Roy was born on March 17, 1924, in Dubois, Pa., and spent most of his adult life in Canon City. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and moved to Pueblo in 1969. Curly was employed as a truck driver for many years and was a member of the Ascension Episcopal Church in Pueblo, Mount Moriah Lodge No. 15 AF&AM in Canon City, Al Kaly Shrine, Southern Colorado Consistory, American Legion Post No. 13 in Canon City and the Moose Lodge in Lewistown, Mont. He is survived by his wife of nearly 47 years, Josephine- son, Joseph (Martha) Wank of Arkansas- daughter, Roylene McNeal of Boulder- his grandchildren, Eric Horne, Timothy Wank, Durinda Warden, Nicki Sparklin- great-grandchildren, Samantha Warden, Ashley and Kristin Sparklin as well as his favorite dog, Millie. Mr. Wank will lie in state at the mortuary from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 1997, in the Ascension Episcopal Church, 420 W. 18th St. Interment will follow at 2 p.m. in the La Veta Cemetery with Masonic burial rites by Silver State Lodge No. 95 AF&AM. Donations in memory of Mr. Wank may be made to the Al Kaly Shrine Transportation Fund.

Wann, Ellen H.
Mrs. Ellen H. Wann - Rocky Mountain News – September 18, 1911, Page 10 - Mrs. Ellen H. Wann at Pueblo, "Dies Soon After Husband." – age 52 died at the family residence, 713 West Twelfth St., tonight after a few days' illness. Her husband Judson Wann, died in Chicago about a month ago. Mrs. Wann is survived by her son Ralph, reporter on an afternoon paper here, and Helen a student at the University of Colorado.

Wantland, Jess W.
Jess W. Wantland - Pueblo Chieftain - February 02, 2005 - Jess W. Wantland, 98, a long time resident of Pueblo, passed away on Feb. 1, 2005. Born Feb. 8, 1906 in Ransom, KS. He is preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn, one daughter, and two grandsons. He is survived by three children, Jess (Barbara) Wantland, Ronald (Debbie) Wantland and LaVera (Mike) Swope, thirteen grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at the Nazarene Church, 84 Stanford Ave. on Sat., Feb. 5, 2005 at 11am.

Waples, Dorothy Elizabeth
Dorothy Elizabeth Waples - Pueblo Chieftain - December 03, 2003 - Dorothy Elizabeth Waples, 81, passed away Dec. 1, 2003. Born Sept. 22, 1922, in Wichita, Kan., to parents, Ralph and Katherine Cramer who preceded her, along with her daughter, Judith Richardson. Survived by loving husband of 65 years, Joe Waples, whom she married Nov. 3, 1939. Also survived by children, Joe Waples Jr., Penny (Bill) Yarberry, Becky (Jim) Bartmess; son-in-law, Albert Richardson; grandchildren, Dean Richardson, Ronald (Vickie) Richardson, Kim (Gary) Di Tomaso, Jason Waples, Katie (Todd) Moberly, Scott Yarberry, Danielle (Jerry) Wassell, Lachelle (Jeff) Sawvell; great-grandchildren, Andy Richardson, Ryan Richardson, Kayla Di Tomaso, Kasey Di Tomaso, Kristi Richardson, Matthew Wassell, Connor Moberly; sisters, Martha (Cecil) Ingold of Rose Hill, Kan., Pat Wilson of Perkins, Okla.; brother-in-law, Quentin (Naida) Waples; sister-in-law, Inez Detwiler; numerous nephews and nieces. She will be remembered as a dedicated and loving mother and grandmother. Visitation, 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Contributions may be made in her memory to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home office.

Waples, Joseph Allen Jr.
Joseph Allen Waples, Jr. - Colorado Springs Gazette - March 16, 2007 - Joseph Allen Waples, Jr., 66, passed away March 14, 2007. Memorial services Monday, March 19, 2007 at 11:00 a.m., Imperial Funeral Home Chapel 5450 Highway 78 West, Pueblo Colorado. Inurnment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Published in The Gazette on 3/16/2007.

Warbington, Carl H.
Carl H. Duke" Warbington - Pueblo Chieftain - October 27, 1998 - Carl H. Duke" Warbington, 75, went to be with our Lord, Oct. 25, 1998. Survived by his wife, Gladys Warbington- and children, Roy (Ann) Warbington, Fort Collins, Ross (Andrea) Warbington, Steamboat Springs, Rick (Mary) Warbington, and Connie Prijatel, all of Beulah. Grandfather of Adam, Bridgett, Ara, Shawna, Jessica, Katie, Leeann, and Maureen Warbington, and Tony and Jeremy Prijatel. Great-grandfather of Eric Prijatel and Brooke Warbington. Also survived by sister, Martha (Dick) Price, Canon City- and special friends, John and Irma Mara of Pueblo. Preceded in death by brother, Cecil Warbington. Mr. Warbington was a World War II United States Marine Corps veteran serving in the Saipan and Mariama Islands and was a longtime member of the Carpenters Union. At his request, cremation, Almont Crematory. , Wednesday, 10 a.m., Grandview Baptist Church, Beulah. Interment, Beulah Cemetery. Dinner will be served immediately following the interment at Beulah Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Beulah Volunteer Ambulance or Beulah Volunteer Fire Department in care of the funeral home office.

Warbington, Gladys Edna
Gladys Edna Warbington - Pueblo Chieftain - January 23, 2004 - Gladys Edna Warbington, 80, born Dec. 17, 1923, has gone to her heavenly home to be with Jesus; her husband, Carl H. "Duke" Warbington; and mom and dad, Guy and Edna Norton, whom she loved so much. Survived by her children, Roy (Anne) Warbington, Ross (Andrea) Warbington, Rick (Mary) Warbington and Connie Sue Prijatel. She will be greatly missed by her nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, whom she loved and adored; her sister, Grace Tensley; brother, Clifford Norton; sisters-in-law, Martha Price and Alice Warbington; numerous nieces and nephews, and special friends, John and Erma Mara. Gladys was known as "Mom" to many others who loved her. Memorial service, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Beulah Community United Methodist Church in Beulah. Inurnment, Beulah Cemetery. The family will greet friends at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, at 1185 S. Montclair Drive in Pueblo West. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Beulah Volunteer Emergency Medical Services in care of the funeral home office.

Ward, Aldine Elizabeth
Aldine Elizabeth Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - April 16, 2006 - Aldine Elizabeth Ward, 94, passed away April 12, 2006, in Colorado Springs. Survived by her sons, William T. (Donna) Ward III, of Pueblo West, and Timothy T. (Nancy) Ward of Colorado Springs; sister-in-law, Marjorie Melton, Lubbock, Texas; grandchildren, William T. (Lisa) Ward IV, of Trinidad, Colo., Bonnie (Jeff) Benham of Fort Collins, Colo., Scott Ward of Englewood, Colo., Kevin Ward of Loveland, Colo., Kim (Wayne) Simshauser of Midway Ranch, Colo., Ty Ward of Midway Ranch and Jennifer (Loren Bersch) Ward of Carr, Colo.; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, William T. Ward, Nov. 17, 1996; parents, J.W. and Pearl Melton; two sisters; and three brothers. Aldine was born Nov. 8, 1911, in Goree, Texas, and attended Randolph College in Cisco, Texas. She and her husband owned, worked and lived at Midway Ranch for 61 years. Aldine was a devoted mother and wife. She loved to cook and garden but her family was her No. 1 priority. She was a member and served as president of Pikes Peak Cowbells. Funeral service 10 a.m. Friday, April 21, 2006, at First United Methodist Church in Benjamin, Texas. Interment, Benjamin Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Colorado Cattlemen's Trust Fund or Odyssey Hospice through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors. The memorial book will be available to sign at the funeral home through Wednesday.

Ward, Arline R.
Arline R. Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - January 27, 2000 - Age 82, passed away Dec. 22, 2000, at a local care center in Colorado Springs. Born Sept. 12, 1918, in Brownell, Kan., to Clay and Hazel (Philpot) Coughenour who preceded her in death. Preceded in death also by her husband of 57 years, Lee Roy Ward. Survived by her son, Donald Lee Ward; daughter, Shirley Jean Welker; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; brothers, Warren Coughenour, Marvin Coughenour; and numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Arline was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed. Memorial service, 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 29, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Inurnment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Rocky Mountain Chapter, 2930 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918 in her memory.

Ward, Charles Denzil
Charles Denzil "Denny" Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - May 1, 1956 - Charles Denzil "Denny" Ward, April 28, Choteau, Mont. Husband of Mrs. Lorine Ward and son of Mrs. Eldora Ward of Beulah, Colo. A member of BPO Elks lodge No. 90 of Los Angeles, Calif. A resident of Pueblo County since 1911. Attended the Methodist Church of Beulah, He was employed as a salesman for the Thrifty Novelty Co. of Denver. Arrangements later. Pueblo Chieftain - May 3, 1956 - Charles Denzil Ward, Services 2 p.m. Monday, Davis Mortuary Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. W. C. Cornelison officiating. At Roselawn rites will be conferred by Pueblo Lodge 90, B.P.O.E.

Ward, D. Dorene
D. Dorene Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - October 03, 1998 - D. Dorene Ward passed away Sept. 29, 1998, in Pueblo. Dorene was born Oct. 14, 1931, in Pueblo to John A. and Leta May Dick. She was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin A. Ward, in 1983. Her survivors include three children, Ronald Ward, Pam James and Clodell Morris- one brother, Eldon Dick and Aloris Dougherty- as well as her grandchildren, William, Patrice and James. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. A will be held at 4 p.m. today, Saturday, Oct. 3, 1998, in her daughter's home, 2018 Lynwood Lane.

Ward, Dennis Arthur
Dennis Arthur Ward – Pueblo Chieftain – October 6, 2006 - Dennis Arthur Ward, 52, of Canon City passed away Oct. 1, 2006. Dennis was born Jan. 2, 1954 to the late Herman and Wanda (Pryor) Ward. Dennis spent most of his working life in the coal mines where he made many good friends. Spending time hunting with his two boys and brother-in-law Don was the times he loved most. All who knew him for his special love, caring, and giving he shared will fondly miss him. Dennis is survived by his wonderful boys, Jason and Justin "Bubba" Ward of Canon City; their mother, Carolyn Crissinger of Ga.; brothers, Danny (Sue) Ward of Woodland Park, Richard Ward of Canon City, and David (Shalee) Ward of Pueblo; sisters, Donna (Jerry) Miner of Olney Springs, Laura (Don) Haberman of Penrose, Glenna (Bill) Donahue of Pueblo West, and Judy Ward of Canon City; long-time friend, Danny (Jeannie) Abbott of Salem, Wis.; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. At his request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006 at 11 a.m. at the Evangelical Free Church , 3000 E. Main in Canon City with the Reverend (Uncle) Roger Ferguson officiating.

Ward, Dorothy L.
Dorothy L. Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - November 30, 1997 - Dorothy L. Ward, 78, 5292 Monte Vista Dr., Colorado City, Colo., went to be with the Lord on Nov. 25, 1997, at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs. Born on Jan. 31, 1919, in Gary, Ind. She was the daughter of the late Stephen and Maria (nee Petrovich) Uzelac. She was preceded in death by her infant sister, Delsie- brother, Walter- and sister, Mildred. She is survived by her husband, Julius of Colorado City- daughter, Judy (Don) Morley- and son, Daryl Ward, both of Manitou Springs- grandson, Christopher Reth of Phoenix, Ariz.- granddaughter, Heidi Reth of Colorado Springs- sisters, Anne (Herman) Kekich of Johnstown, Pa., and Lillian (Charles) Tommelleo of Lutz, Fla.- and brother, Peter (Rosemary) Uzelac of Philadelphia, Pa. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. She was in the Civil Service in Roswell, N.M., and Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas. She lived in Johnstown, Pa., and in Tampa, Fla., where she was a homemaker and a Licensed Practical Nurse before moving to Colorado. She was loved greatly and will be missed, but we rejoice that she is absent from the body and face to face with the Lord" (II Cor. 5:8) and that for her there will no longer be any more death- there will no longer be any more mourning, or crying, or pain, for the old things have passed away" (Rev. 21:4). She will lie in state at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 1997, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Roy Gallagher officiating. Interment, Colorado City Cemetery.

Ward, Edward
Edward Ward - La Veta Colorado - December 30, 1971 - Mass of the Resurrection was offered yesterday (Wednesday) for Edward Ward in Christ the King Church in La Veta. The 59-year-old veteran of World War II, a native and resident of La Veta, died Dec. 25, 1971 at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital after an 18-day illness. Burial was in La Veta Cemetery. Graveside services were in charge of Post 2643 Veterans of Foreign Wars. Ward is survived by three brothers, Velini and Don Ward of La Veta and Tony Ward of Oakland, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Annie Vigil of Walsenburg, and by nieces and nephews. Born May 21, 1912 near La Veta, he was the son of the late Antonio Ward. He enlisted in the U.S. Army March 13, 1942, and was an airplane and engine mechanic. He served in the Rhineland, took part in the air offensive in England and served in Normandy in France. Ward received the European African Middle Eastern Service medal, the good conduct medal and distinguished unit medal with one oak-leaf cluster. Before entering the service he was active in the Huerfano County Association for National Defense. Furphy-Lawson Chapels are in charge of the arrangements.

Ward, Floyd A. (Mrs.)
Mrs. Floyd A. Ward - World Independent - January 9, 1931 - Body of Mother of Walsen Woman Brought Here For Funeral Monday - The body of Mrs. Floyd A. Ward, mother of Mrs. Marion Bainbridge, of Walsen will be brought to Walsenburg this evening in care of the Unfug-Peet Mortuary. Mrs. Ward had been making her home with her daughter, Mrs. Earl McCurdy, at Denver since September, prior to that she had been with Mrs. Bainbridge at Walsen, and is well known by Walsen residents, among whom she made many friends. While at the home of her Denver daughter she was attacked by illness and went to the Physicians and Surgeons hospital in Denver for medical treatment, where she died on Thursday, January 8. She was 68 years of age at the time of her death, born June 16, 1862. Funeral services will be held Monday morning, January 12, from the Unfug-Peet mortuary, Rev. M.E. Burke of the Community conducting the service. Interment in the Masonic cemetery at Trinidad.

Ward, Gertrude
Gertrude “Gertie” Ward - Huerfano World - June 7, 2007 - Graveside funeral services for Holly, CO resident and former longtime Walsenburg, CO resident, Gertrude “Gertie” Ward, 91, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 7, 2007 at the Huerfano Masonic Cemetery in Walsenburg, CO. Rev. Ralph Plummer will officiate the service. Gertie was born on September 9, 1915 in Victor, CO and died on Sunday June 3, 2007 at the Holly Nursing Care Center in Holly, CO. Mrs. Ward was preceded in death by her father and step-mother John P. Nallon and Josephine P. Nallon, both of Walsenburg, CO; by her mother, Nettie Miller-Nallon; by her husband John A. Ward of Walsenburg on January 9, 1967; by one daughter, Sharon Beaman of Towner, CO on January 1, 1999; and by one brother Pat Nallon. Gertie is survived by two grandchildren, John (Laura) Beaman of Holly, CO; and Laura (Jerod) Miller of Holly, CO; by one son-in-law, Delbert Beaman of St. David, AZ; and by five great-grandchildren, Rachael, Bryce, Leslie, Brandy, and Danielle all of Holly, CO. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Foundation of the Holly Nursing Care Center, either directly or through Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel. For further information, please visit our website at or contact the funeral home office toll free at 888-336-9011. Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel of Holly has charge of arrangements.

Ward, Harry H.
Harry H. Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - June 02, 2002 - Harry H. Ward passed away May 29, 2002 in Pueblo. Harry was born Jan. 31, 1904, in Gainesville, Texas, to Ulysses and Sallie Ward. He was employed as a Psych Tech at the Colorado State Hospital for over 20 years before retiring in 1967. Mr. Ward was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and one brother. His survivors include his wife Lucille, with whom he would have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary later this year; sons, Harry Ward Jr. of Nevada and Norman (Carolind) Ward of Pueblo; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. No viewing, cremation in the Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2002, in the New Heights Baptist Church, 3304 Baltimore Ave., with Pastor David Grossman officiating. Interment of the cremated remains will follow in the Imperial Cemetery.

Ward, James G.
James G. Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - April 18, 2005 - James G. Ward, 75, passed away unexpectedly April 14, 2005. Survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Myrna, of the family home; mother, Dorothy Ward; children, Susan Ward, Stephen (Candace) Ward, William (Debbie) Ward, Mary (Raymond) Balchuck, Nicholas (Traci) Ward; grandchildren; Jennifer and Sean Ward, Ryan Balchuck and Aidan Ward; brother, Jerry (Dolly) Ward; sisters, Dorothy Joan Prescott and Jane Starritt; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Preceded in death by his father, Ray Ward; brothers, Charles and John Ward; and son, Christopher. Jim was born April 11, 1930, to Ray and Dorothy Ward and married Myrna Harper on August 6, 1955. Jim worked for Pueblo Motive since 1952 and was owner/operator since 1981 where he touched many people throughout his years and through his involvement in the automotive industry. Jim was an active member of Shrine of St. Therese. He loved starting his day with the 6:40 a.m. daily Mass family. He enjoyed time with his family and friends and will be sorely missed. Visitation will be from noon to 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, at the funeral home. Recitation of the Rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at the Shrine of St. Therese, 300 Goodnight, with the Reverend Father Liam Courtney as celebrant. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Those who desire may make memorials to the Shrine of St. Therese Memorial Fund or the Bonfils Blood Center Foundation, through the funeral home.

Ward, Jared A.
Jared A. Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - August 14, 1986 - Jared A. Ward, late of 2216 Seventh Ave., died Aug. 11, 1986, at a local hospital. Survived by his wife, Bertha H. Ward, of the family home; sons, James (Susan) Ward, Sierra Vista, Ark., Lawrence (Mercedes) Ward, Riverside, Calif. Also survived by five grandchildren, two great-granddaughters, one sister, and brother, two nephews. Member of First Baptist Church; Pueblo Lodge 17, AF&AM; Southern Colorado Consistory; BPO Elks 90. Born Sept. 24, 1909, in Mulberry, Tenn. Pueblo resident since 1939. He was a retired superintendent of maintenance for Southern Colorado Power Co. Mr. and Mrs. Ward were married Feb. 14, 1931, in Colorado Springs. At his request, no services. Cremation, Davis-Wallin Crematorium. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church.

Ward, Jim Henry
Jim Henry Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - December 09, 1997 - Jim Henry Ward, 84, Rocky Ford, died Dec. 5 at Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center. Funeral, 2 p.m. today, Dec. 9, Ustick-Donelson Funeral Home, Pastor Wallace Kurtz officiating. Interment, Hillcrest Cemetery, Rocky Ford. At the request of the family, memorials may be made to a favorite charity.

Ward, John
John Ward – Colorado Springs Gazette – October 23, 1875 – John Ward, a native of Malaga, Spain, aged about fifty years, died at Canon City recently, of pneumonia, after an illness of twenty-four hours.  Mr. Ward was the friend, and for several years the constant companion of Kit Carson, and for ten years preceding 1867, was agent of the Pueblo Indians, in New Mexico.  He was one of the few agents who left the service with a record that required no investigation.  For two years past he has occupied the position of interpreter between Agent J. B. Thomson and the Utes.  He conversed in the Ute tongue very fluently and correctly.  He had been down to Saguache to confer with Chief Ouray, and was returning to Pueblo when prostrated with fatal sickness.

Ward, John R.
John R. Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - November 17, 1987 - John R. Ward, passed away Nov. 15. 1987. Born at McKinney, Texas, in 1915 and had resided in Pueblo since 1937. Mr. Ward was preceded in death by his parents, Alex L. Ward and Rhoda L. Ward, and by brothers, Lewis P. Ward and Franklin A. Ward. Survived by brothers and sisters, Tipton R. (Vera) Ward of Pueblo, Judy Zaby of Dallas, Texas, Leroy (Arline) Ward of Pueblo, Mary Ashmead of Dallas, Kirby (Maxine) Ward of Monte Vista, Bessie Lou (John) Cash of Denver and Charles D. (Marybeth) Ward of Buena Vista. Survived also by several nieces and nephews. Mr. Ward was formerly employed at CF&I as a crane operator in the open hearth department, and was a long-time member of the Broadway Church of Christ. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Broadway Church of Christ, Broadway and Orman, with William Driver, minister of the Church of Christ, officiating. Interment will be held at Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. The family may be contacted at 318 Tyler.

Ward, Julius
Julius "Jay" Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - December 22, 1998 - Julius "Jay" Ward, 83, 5292 Monte Vista Drive, Colorado City, Colo., went to be with the Lord on Dec. 19, 1998, at a Pueblo hospital. Born May 2, 1915, in Thacker, W.Va. He was the son of the late Thomas and Callie Reynolds (nee Street) Ward. He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Dorothy- sisters, Jacqueline and Jeanette- and brother, Wesley. He is survived by his daughter, Judy Morley of Colorado Springs, Colo.- son, Daryl Ward of Green River, Wyo.- grandson, Christopher Reth of Phoenix, Ariz.- granddaughter, Heidi Reth of Colorado Springs, Colo.- brother, William R. Ward of Columbia, S.C.- and several nieces and nephews. Jay was a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Corps, serving in World War II as a radio operator and mechanic. He lived in El Paso, Texas- Johnstown, Pa. and in Tampa, Fla., where he retired as a sheet metal worker and neon sign maker before moving to Colorado City, Colo. He was greatly loved and will be missed, but we rejoice that he is absent from the body and present with the Lord" (II Cor. 5:8) and that for him death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning nor crying nor pain any more, for the former things have passed away." (Rev. 21:4) He will lie in state at the funeral home from noon until 6 p.m. today. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, 1998, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. George Pederson officiating. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team and interment will follow at Colorado City Cemetery.

Ward, Kathy
Kathy Ward – Pueblo Chieftain – August 29, 2006 – Kathy Ward, 50, of Amarillo, died Friday, August 25, 2006. Services are scheduled for Wednesday, August 30, 2006 at 3:30 p.m. at Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Burial will be at a later date in Pueblo, Colo. Mrs. Ward was born December 21, 1955 to Dean and Peggy Armstrong in Pueblo, Colo. She married Duane Ward January 17, 1976 in Pueblo. She was an avid crafter. Her children and grandchildren meant the world to her. Mrs. Ward is survived by her husband, Duane Ward; two daughters, Michelle Lumpkins and husband Richard and Amanda Thompson and husband Jason, all of Amarillo; her mother, Peggy Armstrong of Pueblo; two brothers, Ray Armstrong and James Armstrong, both of Colorado; a sister, Carol Sue Ritchey of Pueblo; three grandchildren, Lori and Rick Lumpkins and Jet Thompson; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Ward was preceded in death by her father, Dean Armstrong. The family wishes that memorials be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 733 Third Ave; New York, NY 10017.

Ward, L. D. Jr.
L. D. (Pete) Ward, Jr. - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home - March 15, 2004 - Lifetime Las Animas County resident, L.D. (Pete) Ward, Jr., 55, died March 14, 2004. Pete was born September 17, 1948 in Trinidad, Colo., to L.D. and Mary (Pritchard) Ward. He was the youngest of six children; Darlene, Elaine, Kathleen, Eleanor and Karen. He graduated from Branson High School with the Class of 1966. He went on to Lamar Junior College, and then transferred to Panhandle State University in Goodwell, Oklahoma, where he received a degree in Animal Nutrition. Pete married Mary Jane McMillan on December 28, 1970. They had two sons, Will Daniel and Walter Toy. During Pete's lifetime, he enjoyed working with cattle, horses and sheep. He worked on ranches in Colorado, Montana and New Mexico, before moving back to the family ranch northeast of Trinidad where he raised Black Angus cattle, and worked for the National Resource Conservation Service in Las Animas County. He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Mary Jane of Trinidad, CO and sons, Will D. (Delrae) and Walter T.; sisters, Kathleen (Walter) Hesse, Amarillo, TX; Eleanor (Ellis) Weir, La Veta, CO and numerous other family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, L.D. Sr. and Mary Ward and sisters, Darlene, Elaine and Karen. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 17 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home Chapel. Memorial service is planned for Thursday, March 18 at 10:00 a.m. at Faith Christian Fellowship with Pastor Bill Frashuer. Inurnment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Branson, Colorado. Family may be contacted at 20330 County Road 40.5, Trinidad, CO 81082. The family of L.D. Ward has entrusted arrangements to the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home.

Ward, Lorine
Lorine Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - November 29, 1962 - Lorine Ward, suddenly in Beulah, Colo., November 28. Sister of Mrs. Lee Thelma Waltermire, Denver, Colo., and Samuel Huggins, San Bernardino, Calif. Attended Beulah Methodist Church. A well-known Beulah resident, coming to Pueblo County in 1915. Her husband, Charles Denzil Ward, died April 28, 1956. Arrangements later. Pueblo Chieftain - November 30, 1962 - Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Davis Memorial Chapel with the Rev. W.C. Cornelison, officiating. To Roselawn.

Ward, Lucille C.
Lucille C. Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - April 06, 2003 - Lucille C. Ward passed away April 2, 2003, in Pueblo. Lucy was born Oct. 7, 1911, in Murray County, Okla., to George and Dora Chaffin and moved to Pueblo in 1947. She was employed as a psyche tech at the Colorado State Hospital for many years before her retirement. Lucy was a member of the New Heights Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry H. Ward in May of 2002, as well as her three brothers. Her survivors include sons, Harry Ward Jr., of Nevada and Norman (Carolind) Ward of Pueblo; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives. No viewing; cremation at the Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at the New Heights Baptist Church, 3304 Baltimore Ave., with Pastor David Grossman officiating. Interment of the cremated remains will follow at the Imperial Cemetery.

Ward, Lucy P.
Lucy P. Ward - The La Veta Signature - October 17, 1991 - Longtime La Veta resident Lucy Ward died at Huerfano County Medical Center October 13, after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Ward was born on June 15, 1909 in Rouse, the daughter of Manuel and Emelia Garcia. She attended school at the area mining camp schools. She married Velini Ward in 1925 in Walsenburg and the couple thereafter resided in La Veta where she spent her life making a comfortable and loving home for her family. She was preceded in death by her husband on June 2, 1980. She was a member of St. Mary church. Living relatives include her children, Alvie Ward, La Veta; Martha Valdez, La Verne, CA; Elsie Martinez, Milpitas, CA; Robert Ward, Montrose, CA; Georgia W. Hamel, Rockville, MD; and Ricky Ward, Lakin, KS; 18 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside Services were October 15 at the La Veta Cemetery. J. M. Antle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ward, Michael Jefferson
Michael Jefferson Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - February 28, 2005 - Michael Jefferson Ward, 60, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Feb. 25, 2005. Preceded in death by his parents, Lois M. Neeper and E.J. Ward; and infant grandchildren, Tad and Sue Ward. Mike is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Dene Ward. Mike and Dene have seven children including, Vickie (Juan) Duran of Carlsbad, N.M., F. Craig (Kathy) Ward of Aurora, Colo., Robert Ward of Arlington, Texas, Jodene (Chris) Stokely of Pueblo, Steve (Billi) Warren of Ca–on City, Colo., Kim Warren (Gerald) of Pueblo and Mike (Heather) Warren of Pueblo; sisters, Dorothy Wydell of Arlington, Texas, Wilma Orchard of Tulsa, Okla., Dale (Joe) Hankins of Pueblo, Linda (Bobby) Jackson of Borger, Texas, Diane Self (Mike) of Pueblo; brothers, Jeff (Monty) Ward of Dallas, Texas; Gene (Doris) Ward of Kemp, Texas and E.J. (Eva) Ward of Palestine, Texas. Also survived by his mother-in-law, Lois Butler; brother-in-law, Chuck (Debbie) Babcock; and sister-in-law, Mart (Bill) Smith, all of Lamar, Colo. Mike will be greatly missed by his 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and friends to numerous to name. Special mention are longtime friends, Gary (Louise) Mitchell of Anderson, Mo., and Jim Campbell of Amarillo, Texas. Mike spent many years in the Kirby business and later as a truck driver. His talents were many, but nothing as prominent as his love for life and of his family and friends. Mike's winning smile and gentle spirit will be deeply missed by all who knew him. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at Southwest Church of Christ, 1635 S. Pueblo Blvd. In lieu of flowers, please make a charitable donation to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home.

Ward, Oliver W.
Oliver W. Ward - Hutchinson News - June 30, 2006 - Hutchinson, KS - Oliver W. Ward, 82, died June 28, 2006, at Lane County Long Term Care Unit, Dighton. He was born Aug. 10, 1923, in Trinidad, Colo., the son of Edward and Ida Alice Henline Ward. He attended Trinchera, Colo., schools. A Dighton resident since 2003, he lived most of his life in Denver. He was a truck driver. He belonged to American Legion Post No. 190 and Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 6438, both of Dighton, and Elks Lodge, Lakewood, Colo. On March 20, 1954, he married Bera Lu Crosson in Lakewood, Colo. She survives. Other survivors include: a daughter, Ranee; a son, Dean, both of Dighton; five grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by two brothers; and a sister, Betty Tipsword. Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Dighton Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. David Randall presiding. Military graveside rites will be conducted by American Legion Post No. 190 Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at Boomhower Funeral home, Dighton. Memorials may be sent to American Legion Post No. 190, in care of the funeral home, Dighton.

Ward, Randy Lee
Staff Sgt. Randy Lee Ward - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - November 11, 1991 - Staff Sgt. Randy Lee Ward, 24, died Nov. 6, 1991, near Walsenburg in a helicopter flight accident. He was an Army military helicopter aerial observer. The funeral will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Olinger Highland Mortuary, 300 E. 104th Ave., Northglenn. Burial will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery, 3698 Sheridan Blvd., Denver. Evergreen Funeral Home, Fountain and Union boulevards, is handling arrangements. Mr. Ward was born Aug. 23, 1967, in Hawthorne, Calif., to Ed and Mavis J. (Freeman) Ward, who survive and reside in Thornton. He had served in the Army since 1986 and attained the rank of staff sergeant. Mr. Ward was married Dec.. 14, 1986, to Juliet Quidilla, who survives. He is also survived by a son, Randy Jr., of Colorado Springs; a brother, Steve of Westminster; and two sisters, Barb and Tamara of Los Angeles. Randy L. Ward - Huerfano World - November 14, 1991 - Crash - The pilot and an aerial observer on a routine night training mission were killed when their helicopter crashed sometime Wednesday evening, Nov. 6 just off Highway 10 approximately 14 miles east of Walsenburg. The wreckage was discovered Thursday morning. Cause of the crash is still under investigation, according to Fort Carson officials. The helicopter was flying at low altitude on a frequently used route between Fort Carson and Pinon Canon, outside Trinidad. A search was initiated when the OH-58 observation helicopter did not return as scheduled at 9 p.m. and could not be reached by radio. The downed aircraft was located around 10:15 a.m. Thursday. Search and rescue teams from Huerfano and Las Animas Counties, along with Air Force, Army and Civil Air Patrol personnel participated in the search for the downed helicopter. Killed were Chief Warrant Officer Raymond J. Bushey, 26, Gardner, MA, and Staff Sgt. Randy L. Ward, 24, Los Angeles.

Ward, Rema Virginia
Rema Virginia Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - November 28, 2004 - Rema Virginia Ward, 89, of Rocky Ford, died Nov. 25, 2004. Survived by children, Shirley (Kenny) Grimes of Rocky Ford, Jimmy (Glenna) Ward of Stilwell, Kan., and Jack (Sue) Ward of Fountain, Colo. Services, 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29, at Seventh-day Adventist Church in Swink. Visitation, 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28, at Ustick Funeral Home.

Ward, Roland
Roland Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - March 02, 2000 - Roland Ward, 60, a retired Colorado State Patrolman with 27 years service, departed this life unexpectedly Feb. 27, 2000, at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs. Survived by his wife, Dorothy A. Ward; four children; seven grandchildren; and three siblings. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Friday, Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 633 E. Dale St. Interment with full military honors by Fort Carson Honor Guard at graveside, Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs.

Ward, Sandy
Sandy Ward - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - June 21, 1918 - Sandy Ward, negro, 27 years old, who enlisted in the 166th depot battalion in California and afterward deserted, only to be captured and returned to his company, committed suicide as he boarded a troop ship for France at an Atlantic port June 10. Information regarding Ward's death was received at Pueblo by his aunt and father.

Ward, Tilda
Tilda Ward - La Veta Colorado - June 15, 1948 - Mrs. Tilda Ward Of La Veta Dies - Mrs. Tilda Ward, 43, wife of Don Ward of La Veta, died in Walsenburg yesterday (June 14, 1948). She was born July 16, 1904 in Rouse, Co., spending her childhood in that region. Living in Colorado all of her life, she had spent the last 50 years in La Veta. Mrs. Ward is survived by her husband, seven sons; William, Joe, Charlie, David, Moses, Melvin, all of La Veta and Donald of the U.S. Navy; and three daughters, Ophelia, Edith, and Mildred, all of La Veta. Funeral services will be held tomorrow morning at 9:30 o'clock from the Unfug- Peet chapel and at 10 o'clock from the Saint Mary church. Rosary services will take place tomorrow night at 8 o'clock at the family home in La Veta. Interment will be made in the La Veta cemetery Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock under the direction of the Unfug-Peet mortuary.

Ward, William
William Ward - Pueblo Chieftain - October 1982 - William "Bill" Ward, of 611 E. Francisco St., La Veta, departed this life Oct. 27, 1982, at his home. Born Oct. 14,1919, in La Veta. Member of Christ the King Catholic Church, and life member of Henry Bryner VFW Post No. 4992, Silverdale, Wash. Veteran of World War II, serving in Germany. Surviving are brothers and sisters, Donald Ward Jr. and David Ward, both of Washington, Mrs. Ofelia Wells, Walsenburg, Charles Ward, Oceanside, Calif., Joe Ward, New Mexico, Moses Ward, Melvin Ward, Mrs. Edith Carter and Mrs. Mildred Largent, all of Colorado Springs; many nieces and nephews. Both services, Christ the King Church, La Veta. Rosary recitation 7 p.m. Sunday and Mass of the Resurrection 10 a.m. Monday. Graveside service by Cucharas VFW Post No. 2643, Walsenburg. Burial, La Veta Cemetery.

Ward, William
William Ward - Huerfano World - March 26, 1992 -This Week in La Veta History - 1913: Died, William Ward, 78, a resident of the La Veta area since 1870.

Ward, William (Mrs.)
Mrs. William Ward - Huerfano World - December 30, 1993 - This Week in La Veta History - 1915: Died, the Lupton baby of pneumonia, and Mrs. William Ward, who was buried beside her husband in the town cemetery.

Warda, Weston
Weston Warda - Huerfano World - February 21, 2002 - Fatal Accident – A nine-year-old Aurora boy was killed in a one-vehicle accident Friday on Interstate 25, two miles north of Walsenburg. Weston Warda, who was not wearing a seatbelt, died at the scene of head and internal injuries. According to the State Patrol, the accident occurred at 10 a.m. on slushy roads. The boy's father, Thomas Warda, 43, of Centennial, was driving south at about 65 miles-per-hour when he attempted to slow down on the slushy road. He lost control of the vehicle, a Lincoln Navigator, which went off the road and rolled. Weston Warda was ejected from the vehicle. Thomas Warda and two other children, who were passengers in the vehicle, had minor injuries.

Ware, Gladys E.
Gladys E. Ware - Pueblo Chieftain - March 23, 1986 - Gladys E. Ware, Pueblo resident since 1941, late of 2131 E. Seventh St., passed away March 22,1986. Mrs. Ware was a member of West Park Wesleyan Church. Survivors include her husband, Earl Ware of the family home; three sons, Howard Dwane (Lois) Ware, Oshkosh, Neb., Edwin Glen (Sharon) Ware, Gunnison, Colo., Donald Ray (Arleen) Ware, Pueblo; 12 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; six brothers, Stanley Berckefeldt, Colton, Calif., Raymond (Lavon) Berckefeldt, Security, Paul (Lillie Marie) Berckefeldt, William (Anna Mae) Berckefeldt, August (Vesta) Berckefeldt, all of Pueblo, Eugene Berckefeldt, Phoenix, Ariz.; one sister, Alma (Albert) Fortner, Fredonia, Kan.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel with the Rev. Tom Rummel of the West Park Wesleyan Church officiating, assisted by the Rev. Ray Gilbert of Argonia, Kan. The interment will be in Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Those who wish may make donations to the St. Mary-Corwin Renal Dialysis Unit in her name, direct or through the funeral home office. The family may be contacted at 2301 East Fourth Street.

Warfield, Aileen Janet
Aileen Janet (Oliver) Warfield - Pueblo Chieftain - June 10, 2004 - Aileen Janet (Oliver) Warfield returned to her Heavenly Father June 8, 2004, to prepare the way for her family. Aileen was born April 22, 1926, to Thomas and Doris Oliver in Trenton, Neb. Aileen is preceded in death by her father, Thomas Oliver; and brother, Dale (Joan) Oliver. Survived by Ray A. Warfield, loving husband of 59 years; children, Ron (Michele) Warfield, Linda (Bill) DuVall, Steve (Annette) Warfield, Teresa Warfield, Barbara Warfield and Melissa Warfield; grandchildren, Rebekah and Damien Warfield, Eric and Beth DuVall, Jessica and Jason Mattie. Also survived by her mother, Doris Oliver; brother, James (Mary Lou) Oliver; and sister, Ruth Ann Gallegos. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Aileen and her husband owned and operated Nettie's Colorado Candies for 33 years. She was a member of Retail Confectioners International, Mesa Junction Association, Board member of the "Parade of Lights" committee, and a member of the Pueblo Chamber of Commerce. She was a founding member of St. Pius X community. In lieu of food, donations may be made to the St. Pius X renovation project, American Lung Association, or the charity of choice through the funeral home. Both the rosary and funeral Mass will be held at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 3130 Morris Ave. Rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 2004, followed by a reception in the parish hall. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, June 11, 2004, with the Rev. Father William Huber as celebrant, followed by interment at Roselawn Cemetery.

Waring, Judson E.
Judson E. Waring - Pueblo Chieftain - October 23, 1987 - Judson E. Waring, late of 1809 E. 10th, passed away Oct. 20, 1987. Mr. Waring was a member of the First Friends Church. He is survived by his wife, Janice Waring of the family home; one daughter, Judith D. Osborn of San Pedro, Calif.; two sons, Kenneth C. (Barbara) Waring of Pueblo, and Richard M. (Oeson) Waring of Fort Carson; six grandchildren, Ryan, Raymond, and Audrey Waring, and Douglas E. Veronica, and Melanie Millsap; two brothers, Charles Waring of Torrance, Calif., and Frank Waring of Louisiana; one nephew and one niece, Carl C. Stewart and Adeline Cronbaugh, both of Pueblo; and numerous other nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel with the Rev. Merle Clowe, of the First Friends Church officiating. Interment will be in Imperial Memorial Gardens. There will be no viewing. The family may be contacted at 1809 E. 10th.

Waring, Kenneth C.
Kenneth C. Waring - Pueblo Chieftain - November 06, 1999 - Kenneth C. Waring, 49, of Pueblo, passed away Nov. 2, 1999. survived by children, Ryan (Tiana) Waring, Ray (Michele) Waring, Audrey Waring (Kevin Piowaty); former spouse, Barbara J. Ursick; grandchildren, Ivy, Mavrick, Michael, Dagan and Quintin; sister, Judy Wehenkel; and brother, Michael Waring. Preceded in death by his parents, Judson and Janice Waring; and cousin, Silva Brady. Ken worked for Alpha Beta as a meat cutter. He graduated from South High School in 1968. Viewing, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 8, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Warmack, Richard James
Richard James "Jim" Warmack - Pueblo Chieftain - June 28, 2001 - Richard James "Jim" Warmack. Jim was born in Pueblo on Jan. 20, 1930. He died after a lengthy illness on June 27, 2001, in Alamosa, Colo. Jim retired from U S West in 1992 after 40 years of service. Preceded in death by parents, Russell Mathew and Josephine C. Warmack; wife of 28 years, Louise (Thompson) Warmack. Survived by wife of 20 years, Jeannie (McKibben) Warmack of the family home; children, Bob (Sue) Warmack of Idaho Springs, Colo., Dan (Trish) Warmack of Jerome, Idaho, Jolynn (Mike) Stewart of Monte Vista, Colo., Mike (Sue) McKibben of Lonetree, Colo., Bob (Leslie) McKibben of Fort Collins, Colo., Tim (Angela) Mc- Kibben of Leesburg, Va., and Tom (Lea) McKibben of Elizabeth, Colo.; grandchildren, Zackary and Rebecca Warmack, Taryn (Warmack) Foutz, Jarrett, Jason and Tammy Warmack, Trevor and Mikka Stewart, Shannon and Sean McKibben, Nikki, JoJo and Jordan McKibben, Alysha, Laura and Holly McKibben, Kaylie and Jack McKibben; great-grandchildren, Hayley Lauren and Marshall Foutz; brother, Russ Warmack of Broomfield, Colo.; sister, Dorothy (John) Venditti of Pueblo, Colo.; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Saturday, June 30, 2001, at Strohmayer Funeral Chapel in Monte Vista, Colo. Graveside service and inurnment, 4 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 2001, Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, Colo. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that contributions be made to the Monte Vista Ambulance Service through Strohmayer Funeral Home.

Warne, Raymond Clarke Sr.
Raymond Clarke Warne Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - September 30, 1999 - Raymond Clarke Warne Sr. lifetime Pueblo resident, passed away unexpectedly Sept. 28, 1999. Graduate of Central High School, Class of 1955. Employed by Rio Grande Railroad as switchman-yardmaster for 36 years prior to his retirement in 1997. Served as a member of St. Joseph Parish, Blende, a trustee of the Knights of Columbus, Council No. 9456 with Fourth Degree Bishop Willging Assembly, Rio Grande Bowling Team member, Past President of Beulah Heights PTA, retired Rio Grande Veterans Club, Cubmaster of Pack No. 6, served in the National Guard and was an avid Broncos and Rockies fan. Preceded in death by his mother, Eva Otstott; father, Raymond Samuel Warne; son, Richard Valentine Warne; mother and father-in-law, Valentine and Rhoda Udovich; brothers, Robert and John L. Warne, and brother-in-law, Richard Marshall. Survived by wife of 39 years, Martha A. (Udovich) Warne; children, Robert (Yolanda) Udovich, Raymond Jr. (Janis) Warne, Helen and Tom Resendez, John (Kim) Warne, Mary (Sean) Ortiz and Myra (Nick) Consonero; 10 grandchildren, Ray, Kenny, Keith, Brian, Cody, Danniell, Sam, Kyle, Dalton, and Kitrick; brothers, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Maynard (Joyce) Warne, Mickey (Carolyn) Warne, Emma (Norb) Giltner, Josie (Willie) Kesner, Mitzi (Bob) Evans, Katie Marshall, Helen (Joe) Siegel and Val (Paula) Udovich; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. Friday, and memorial Mass, 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Both services, St. Joseph Church in Blende.

Warner, Billie A.
Billie A. Warner - Pueblo Chieftain - January 03, 2004 - Billie A. Warner, 75, of Pueblo West, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 29, 2003, in Pueblo. Born Jan. 31, 1928, in Akron, Ohio, to Theodore and Mabel Warner, who preceded him in death. Survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Betty Warner; children, Betsy (David) Morgan, Billie M. Warner, and Beth (John) Voelkerding; grandchildren, Gregory, Jared, Jandra, Wendie, Kasie, Kellie; great-grandchildren, Noah, Christopher and Austin; brother, Richard (Barbara) Warner; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Saturday, Evangelical Free Church in Pueblo West, with burial to follow at 1:30 p.m., Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Warner, Carrie Lee
Mrs. Carrie Lee Warner - Pueblo Chieftain - November 20, 1919 - Mrs. Carrie Lee Warner, age 52 years died at 718 West Eleventh street, November 19. Body at Davis-Vories. Pueblo Chieftain - November 21, 1919 - The funeral of Mrs. Carrie Lee Warner will be held from the Davies-Vories chapel Saturday morning at 10 o'clock. Interment will be made in Mountain View cemetery. Mother of W. L. Warner - Huerfano World - November 21, 2002 - This Week in La Veta History - 1919: W.L. Warner was called suddenly to Pueblo Wednesday by the death of his mother.

Warner, Irene
Irene Warner - Pueblo Chieftain - November 19, 2000 - Irene Warner, 85, passed away Nov. 17, 2000. At her request, cremation, with inurnment in the Crown Hill Cemetery in Twinsburg, Ohio.

Warner, Jeff K.
Jeff K. Warner - Pueblo Chieftain - July 22, 2003 - Jeff K. Warner, 41, passed away unexpectedly July 17, 2003. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Thursday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel.

Warner, Kathryn A.
Kathryn A. Warner - Pueblo Chieftain - March 13, 2002 - Age 80, passed away March 11, 2002. Survived by her son, Jeffrey Warner of Denver. She will lie in state today at the funeral home from noon until 5 p.m. Private committal will be held in Albia, Iowa.

Warner, Patrick Vincent
Patrick Vincent Warner - Pueblo Chieftain - August 23, 2000 - Patrick Vincent Warner, 61, of Anacortes, Wash., died Aug. 19, 2000, in Bellingham, Wash., following a lengthy illness. The son of Vincent F. and Olive (Garber) Warner, he was born on Aug. 14, 1939, in Long Beach, Calif., where he was raised and received his schooling. On July 30, 1982, he married Kathlyn Noll in Ouray, Colo. At his retirement he had worked 32 years for the U.S. Postal Service, having served as postmaster in Colorado Springs from 1981-87. Survivors include his wife, Kathlyn, of the family home; sons and daughters-in-law, David J. and Jennifer Warner of Vancouver, Wash., and Erik P. and Eileen Warner of Snohomish, Wash.; his mother, Olive L. Wonder of Cambria, Calif.; brothers, Dick Warner of Stone Mountain, Ga., and Bob Warner of Santa Barbara, Calif.; as well as five grandchildren. Private memorial services are being planned.

Warner, Wallace Ross
Wallace "Wally" Ross Warner - Pueblo Chieftain - February 23, 2006 - Wallace "Wally" Ross Warner, 76, born March 19, 1929, left this earth Feb. 20, 2006, to join his wife, Barbara; his daughter, Nina; and his son, Mike. He leaves behind his children, Pamelia (James) Smith of Pueblo, Dan Warner of Pueblo, Kristy (Jim) Johnson of Steamboat Springs, and Rod (Teri) Warner of Seattle, Wash. He also leaves behind his beloved grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and two brothers. He will be greatly missed by his best friend, Beverly Hardee. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2006; both at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. After the interment, friends and family will be welcomed at 603 Pear.

Warrant, James H.
James H. Warrant – Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – November 6, 1879 – James H. Warrant, an old and well known citizen of Pueblo, died at Cucharas on Sunday. He had many friends in this neighborhood who will deeply regret his death. He leaves a wife and several children. Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – November 6, 1879 – Death of Mr. James H. Warrant – Mr. E. M. Smith arrived in the city from Cucharas yesterday, bringing with him the remains of his son-in-law, Mr. James H. Warrant, an old and well-known former resident of this portion of Colorado. Mr. Warrant has been residing in New Mexico for several months past, and was on his way to Pueblo with his team when his fatal illness overtook him. On Saturday morning last at the crossing of the Santa Clara his team ran away from him and he started to run after it. He became very much overheated and failed to catch up with the runaway animals. He overtook a wagon on the road in which were some friends of his, and riding with them became chilled. He left the wagon at the Cucharas, the party going down the creek. Shortly after alighting Mr. Warrant was attacked with violent cramps. He managed to crawl to an uninhabited shanty where he lay from about eleven o'clock on Saturday morning until early Sunday morning. He tried to attract attention by firing his pistol and calling as loudly as he could but failed. On Sunday morning he managed to crawl on his hands and knees to Mr. Stevens' store, where he was kindly taken care of. Mr. Alex Levy, of Walsenburg, happened to come by, and he immediately telegraphed to Messrs. Canon and Walsen of that place, who came to Cucharas and did everything possible to alleviate the sick man's sufferings. Dr. McCaskill did all in his power, but medicines were of no avail and death ended Mr. Warrant's sufferings on Sunday night. He will be buried in this city this morning with Masonic ceremonies. He leaves a wife and several children.

Warrant, Robert T.
Robert T. Warrant - Colorado Daily Chieftain - October 8, 1876 - The funeral of the late Robert T. Warrant will take place from the Presbyterian church this afternoon at two o'clock. Colorado Daily Chieftain - October 8, 1876 - The members of  Pueblo Lodge, No. 17, A.F.& A.M. are requested to meet at the lodge this (Sunday) afternoon at 1:00 p.m. sharp to attend the funeral of our late brother Robert T. Warrant. All Master Masons in good standing are fraternally invited. By order of the W.M., O.H.P. Randall, Secretary Pro Tem. Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain – October 12, 1876 – Mr. Robert T. Warrant, an old citizen of Pueblo County, died at his ranch on the Arkansas, six miles below this city, yesterday morning. The deceased was about forty years of age and a native of Canada. He had been sick for some time past, but was seriously ill only for a short time. The immediate cause of his death was bleeding at the lungs.

Warren, John A.
John A. Warren – Pueblo Indicator – December 19, 1914 – Insurance Money – Among the long list of death payments made by the western fraternity of Woodmen of the World by its November assessments were the following in Pueblo: Carrie Covars, widow of John F. Covars, $3,000; Clara Hitchins Collins, widow of John A. Collins, $2,000; Minnie Bergt, widow of William C. Bergt, $1,000; Katherine Evans, widow of David H. Evans, $2,000; Mary J. Robinson, widow of James H. Robinson, $2,000; Frances M. Warren, widow of John A. Warren, $2,000; Ada C. Townsend, sister of Albert D. Chapman, $2,000. In none of these cases had total payments to their camps amounted to one-fourth of the sums received by the heirs. Indeed, Mr. Bergt had paid in only $54, while Covars, who had been a member since 1890, had paid a total of $602.80. The previous month there were four beneficiaries in Pueblo in similar amounts.

Warren, John Wayne
John Wayne Warren - Pueblo Chieftain - July 5, 1987 - John Wayne Warren, Pueblo resident for several years, passed away July 2, 1987. John had committed his life to Christ before he passed away. Survivors include his wife, Rae Ann Warren of the family home; three children, Jason, Andrea and April, also of the family home. Mr. Warren is survived also by his father, Reid Warren; mother, Joanne Bacon and one sister, Connie Colter. Cremation. No services. The Warren home will be open to those who wish to stop from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday. Their address is 30770 Hillside Road.

Warren, Judy
Judith "Judy" Warren - Pueblo Chieftain - August 12, 1997 - Judith "Judy" Warren, 58, of Fort Collins, formerly of Pueblo, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 1997, at a nursing home in Fort Collins. Judith was born in Belleville, Ill. The daughter of Robert Edward and Lola Wallace Warren, both deceased. Her family owned and operated Cedar Street Grocery Store in Pueblo from 1947 until 1976. She lived with her brother's family for the past 20 years. She was a longtime volunteer at Elderhaus Adult Care Center in Fort Collins. A will be held today at 3 p.m. at Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church in Fort Collins. Graveside services and interment will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Imperial Memorial Gardens in Pueblo. Survivors include her brother and sister-in-law, Wally and Juanita Warren of Fort Collins- five nieces and nephews, Wendy Warren of Fort Collins, Kenneth Warren of Greeley, Colo., Jeni Lehman, Rob Warren and Jeffrey Warren all of Fort Collins.

Warren, Julie
Julie Warren - Sun Advocate – November 30, 2003 - Price, UT - Julia Sterlekar Warren, age 83, passed away Nov. 24, 2003 in Price. She was born Aug. 20, 1920 in Walsenburg, Colo., to Anton and Anna Gorsic Sterlekar. Married Gran W. Warren Nov. 27, 1936 in Helper. He died Sept. 21, 1991. She was honored as woman of the year by Good Shepherd Catholic Church for her years of dedicated service. She was also a choir member, member of the ladies auxiliary and accounts manager. Member of SNPJ Lodge 757, Slovenian Home of Spring Glen and Price Ladies of Elks. She enjoyed bowling for 30 years and received numerous awards and positions. She worked as a dietician for Kaiser Hospital. Survived by son, Robert Warren, East Carbon; daughter, Marilyn (Fred) Losee, West Valley City; grandsons, Robert Losee, Chubbuck, Idaho; Scot Losee and Karl Losee, Salt Lake City; great-grandchildren, Catherine Jennie Losee, Matthew Losee, Thomas Losee, Chub-buck, Idaho; Alisha Losee, Salt Lake City; sister, Sophie Sunter, East Carbon; nieces and nephews, Loretta Tucker, Boulder, Colo.; Barbara Hyatt, Reno, Nev.; Elsie Anderson, Mesquite, Nev.; Rudy Vuksinik, Orem; sister-in-law, Olga Stelekar, and niece, DeeAnn, California; and special friend, Sonny Fratto. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Annie; and brother, Albert. She will be dearly missed by family and friends. Funeral Mass Saturday, Nov. 29, 10 a.m., Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Vigil service Saturday, 9:30 a.m., at the church in East Carbon. Committal service, Price City Cemetery, under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 103 N. 300 East, East Carbon, UT 84520.

Warren, Katherine B.
Katherine B. Warren - Lamar Daily News – September 1, 2004 - A graveside memorial service for Katherine B. Warren, 62, of Walsenburg will be held Saturday, Aug. 28, at 2 p.m., at La Veta Cemetery. Ms. Warren was born Oct. 7, 1941, in Las Animas. She died Aug. 26, 2004, at Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center in Walsenburg. Katherine was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Morgan; her brother, Clarence, and a sister, Frances Hockett. Ms. Warren is survived by her mother, Opal (Brown) Morgan; sons, Barr (Martha), Josh and Dwanyne Warren; daughters, Debbie Meketi and Kathey Warren; 12 grandchildren; five brothers and three sisters. Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home, Trinidad, is in charge of the arrangements.

Warren, Leonard G.
Leonard G. “Pop” Warren - Pueblo Chieftain - October 21, 2002 - Leonard G. "Pop" Warren, 88, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 10, 2002. Born May 27, 1914, in Spaulding, Idaho. Preceded in death by his wife, Thelma S. Warren. Survived by children, Janice (John) Bustos of Pueblo, Dan (Carol) Warren of Bothell, Wash., Ted (Teri) Warren of Kenmore Wash., Jon (Theo) Warren of Woodinville, Wash., Sue Nelson, Bonners Ferry, Idaho; 10 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; and sister, Gwen (Danny) Takumitsu. Leonard served in the U.S. Navy Seabees during WWII in three Theaters of War, Italy, Africa and the Pacific. A long time resident of Juanita, Wash., he spent his retirement years in Lewiston, Idaho, moving to Pueblo seven years ago to be near his daughter and her family. He was a lifetime member of Golden Eagles FOE No. 145. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff at IHS, Fifth Tower at Parkview and Belmont Senior Care for taking care of him. Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. on Thursday, Imperial Memorial Gardens Veterans Court of Honor with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Warren, Lydia Ann
Lydia Ann Warren - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - January 31, 1991 - Lydia Ann Warren, 95, of Calhan died Monday in Colorado Springs. She was proprietor of the R & L Antique store in Calhan until retiring in 1987. Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. today at the Nolan Funeral Home, 225 N. Weber St. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the United Methodist Church in Calhan with the Rev. Jeff Belveal officiating. Burial will be at the Calhan Cemetery. Mrs. Warren was born Aug. 19, 1895, in Missouri to George and Mary (Huff) Eaves. In 1906, she traveled by covered wagon with her father and brothers to a homestead in Oklahoma. In 1931, she took up a second homestead near Gardner with her husband and children. She had lived in Calhan since 1950. Mrs. Warren was active in local politics while at Gardner and had served as Huerfano County Democratic chairwoman. She also worked as a manufacturing supervisor and was a homemaker. Her services as a midwife gave her the nickname "Doc" Warren. Mrs. Warren also was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the Rebekah Lodge and the Home Extension Club. She was married in 1912 in Tijuana, Mexico, to Ralph W. Warren, who died in 1964. Mrs. Warren is survived by three daughters, Billie Tickle of Pueblo, June Alvis of Calhan and Dove Johnson of Green Mountain Falls; four sons, James of Colorado Springs and Michael, Hal and Ralph Jr., all of Calhan; 26 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; and 42 great-great-grandchildren. She had two daughters, Barbra Ann Warren and Nellie Eakins, and three sons, Lyle Duane, Charles and Elwyn, who are deceased. Memorial contributions may be made to the Calhan Ambulance Fund in care of Town Hall, Calhan 80808.

Warren, Rebecca
Rebecca Warren - Pueblo Chieftain - December 28 2001 - Police Blotter - Fatal car crash victims identified. Compiled by Gayle Perez. The two Pueblo women killed in a head-on traffic accident Wednesday afternoon on Northern Avenue have been identified. Pueblo County Coroner James Kramer has identified the victims as Rebecca Warren, 54, and her mother, Anna Boitz, 90, both of Pueblo. Both women died of massive blunt trauma. Two other passengers in the Warren vehicle were injured. Warren's son, Kenneth Scott Warren, 14, of 1158 29th Lane was in good condition Thursday afternoon at Parkview hospital. A grandson, Coltan McClure, 1, of 3000 Azalea was treated and released from St. Mary-Corwin hospital Wednesday night. According to police, Warren was driving a 1991 Mercury Sable west up a hill in the 1000 block of Northern Avenue when an eastbound Ford Ranger truck went out of control and crossed into the westbound lanes hitting the Warren vehicle head-on. Police said the Ranger, driven by Yolanda Blea, 33, of Pueblo, was traveling approximately 66 mph in the 30 mph zone when the accident occurred. Police said it did not appear that alcohol or road conditions were a factor in the accident. A third vehicle, a 1988 Ford truck driven by Gilbert Aranda of 1431 E. Third, was unable to avoid the accident and struck the Warren vehicle from behind. Aranda, 65, was not injured. The accident is still under investigation. A report will be sent to the district attorney's office for the possible filing of charges.

Warren, Rodney Michael
Rodney Michael Warren – Pueblo Chieftain – September 14, 2006 - Rodney Michael Warren, 15, passed from this life on Sept. 8, 2006, at his father's home in Rocky Ford. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the First Church of the Nazarene in La Junta. Rodney was born Dec. 6, 1990, in Pueblo to DeLynn Lasater and Steve Warren. He is survived by his mother, DeLynn (Allan) Lasater of the La Junta home; father, Steve (Beth) Warren of Rocky Ford; grandparents, Keith (Rebecca) Goodwin of La Junta; Lyda (Jim) McClain of Lubbock, Texas; great-grandparents, Loyd (Loyce) Goodwin of La Junta; Uncle, Bryan Goodwin of Lubbock, Texas; aunts and uncles, Sonya (Bo) Ruby of La Junta; Chris (Paul) Gomez of Carlsbad, N.M.; uncle, Terry Corder of Colorado City; numerous family and step family and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Nola and Gerry Warren; and great-grandparents, John Brandfas; George and Sue Reed; Richard and Nora Davis.

Warren, Ruby
Ruby Warren - Pueblo Chieftain - November 23, 1987 - Ruby Warren, 91, died Nov. 21, 1987. Fowler resident since 1916. Survived by two sons, Johnny (Kay), Wichita, Kan., Vernon (Mary) Warren, Fort Edward, N.Y., three daughters, Rogene (J. R.) Smith, Fowler, Lorene Mutz and Vivian (Ray) Mutz, of Pueblo, one sister, 15 grandchildren and other relatives. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church. Burial Fowler Cemetery.

Warren, Susan Thomas
Mrs. Susan Thomas Warren - Walsenburg World – February 28, 1922 – Death of Mrs. Susan Thomas Warren – Mrs. Susan Thomas Warren, age 71, died at her home in Toltec, on Friday, February 24, 1922, and will be buried from Toltec today at 2:15 in the afternoon. Mrs. Warren was well known in this vicinity, having lived a useful and motherly life in it for some 20 years. One daughter from California and one from Rock Island, Illinois, are expected to arrive in time for the funeral. One daughter, living in Denver, arrived Saturday. One son and one daughter are living in Toltec. Funeral services will be conducted today by Rev. G. S. Darley.

Warren, Thomas
Thomas Warren – Steamboat Pilot – June 15, 1910 – Via Rough-On-Rats – Trinidad Engineer Out of Employment Seeks Death – Trinidad, June 15. – After having swallowed the contents of a small box of rough-on-rats in his room at the Trinidad hotel, Thomas Warren, former engineer of the Colorado & Southern, died in great agony at 2 o'clock this morning. It was a case of deliberate suicide, Warren having worried himself insane from the loss of his position.

Warton, Laura
Laura Warton - Moore County News-Press - June 22, 2005 - Dumas, TX - Funeral services for Laura Warton, 83, were held Saturday, June 18, 2005, in Morrison Memorial Chapel in Dumas. Officiating was the Rev. Brad Foster, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church of Dumas. Burial was in Dumas Cemetery. Mrs. Warton died June 13, 2005, in Fort Worth. Born July 12, 1921, in Trinidad, Colo., she was a homemaker. She was a Dumas resident for 55 years before moving to Fort Worth in 2000. She was a former long-time member of the Order of The Eastern Star Dumas Chapter No. 653. She married John Warton in 1937. He preceded her in death. She also was preceded in death by two sons, Gary Warton and Don Warton. Survivors include a daughter, Darla D. and Cliff Grossman of Fort Worth; two sisters, Beatrice Dupler of Morton and Gertrude Stewart of Norco, Calif.; two brothers, Arlie Self of Hobbs, N. M., and Jimmy Self of Morton; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Morrison Funeral Directors of Dumas was in charge of funeral arrangements.

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