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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Zearley, Caroline
Caroline Zearley - Pueblo Chieftain - August 23, 2001 - Age 80, of Pueblo, passed away Aug. 21, 2001. Mrs. Zearley was born June 26, 1921, in Elkhart, Ind., to the union of John A. and Frances E. Hackenberry. Cremation will take place. No services. Inurnment, Fort Logan National Cemetery.

Zearly, William
William Zearly - Pueblo Chieftain - March 24, 2000 - William Zearly, 87, of Pueblo, passed away March 23, 2000, at his request cremation will take place.

Zechman, Robert E.
Robert E. Zechman - Pueblo Chieftain - August 03, 2003 - Robert E. Zechman, 65, of Cotopaxi, passed away Aug. 1, 2003, in Pueblo. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward crematorium.

Zecrajseck, Eula Maxine
Eula Maxine Zecrajseck - Pueblo Chieftain - June 16, 1998 - Eula Maxine Zecrajseck. Died June 14, 1998. Cremation, Almont Crematory. At her request, no services will be scheduled.

Zehna, Byron L.
Byron (Buddy) L. Zehna – Albuquerque Journal – October 29, 2001 - Byron (Buddy) L. Zehna, 61, born 4-27-40 in Trinidad, CO., passed away on October 24, 2001, he is survived by his wife of 40 years, Joyce; son and daughter-in-law, Frank & Stephanie Zehna; three grandchildren, Sallie, Joseph, & Nicolas, of Athens, Georgia; daughter, Pamela Perrine, of Manhattan Beach, CA; mother, Virginia Cordova Zehna and sister, Anita Thompson, of Denver, CO; numerous sister and brother-in-laws, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank C. Zehna, and sister, Joan Barton. Buddy worked in the automobile business for years in the Albuquerque area. He served as Sergeant in the US Army during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He loved to play golf and fish. He regularly attended Calvary of Albuquerque where he was active in the cancer ministry. Special thanks to Dr. Douglas Clark and the oncology staff Westside, and the skilled nursing staff at Kaseman Hospital. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made to Presbyterian Hospice, P.O. Box 26666, Albuquerque, NM 87125 or Albuquerque Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 351, Albuquerque, NM 87103. A memorial service will be held Monday, October 29, at 3:00 p.m. at French Mortuary Westside Chapel, 9300 Golf Course Rd. N.W. (3 blocks North of Paseo Del Norte), C.B. Blankenship, Assistant Pastor, Calvary of Albuquerque, officiating.

Zele, Jack
Jack Zele – Eagle Valley Enterprise – May 4, 1917 – Explosion in Hastings Mine – Note: Jack Zele is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, April 27, 1917. Jack Zele: Austrian, age 29, married with one surviving child. He was a miner for the Victor-American Fuel Company; cause of death was an explosion due to an open safety lamp.  Source: Denver Public Library, "Colorado Mining Fatalities." See for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Zellar, David Sr.
David Zellar Sr. - Huerfano World – June 8, 2006 – David Herman Zellar, Sr., born October 31, 1923 in Bon Carbo, died June 6, 2006 at home. He was 82. COPD. His parents were Joe and Hannah Zellar. Preceded in death by parents and brother Joseph Zellar. Survived by wife Alice, daughters Bonnie Soltis, Cindy (Mike) Kirkland of Beulah, son David Jr. of Broomfield, brother Tom (Ruth) Zellar of Colorado City; four granddaughters: Brigette (Dave) Vaughan and Shawna (Brian Martinez of Omaha, Katie and Breann Kirkland of Beulah. Cousins and nieces. Owned and operated Zellar Bros. Service station till his retirement in 1985. He enjoyed watching the Broncos, and being with his family. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Sangre de Cristo Hospice or United Church of Walsenburg. Memorial service at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 9 at United Church of Walsenburg. Johnson Romero Funeral Home.

Zellar, Frances Mary
Frances Mary Zellar - Huerfano World - March 16, 1989 - Frances M. Zellar, 70, of Walsenburg, died Sunday evening, Mar. 12, 1989, in St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo, where she had been a patient for about ten days. Mrs. Zellar became ill with cancer the first of January. Born in Pryor Oct. 4, 1918, she grew up in Rouse, attending the country schools until about the eighth grade. She married Joseph Zellar Sept. 6, 1950. Mrs. Zellar had been employed at several local businesses including the Colorado Supply Company, Crown Lanes, Gambles and the Candielite Inn. For the past three years, she owned and operated Sunshine Ceramics with her husband. Mrs. Zellar was a certified instructor in ceramics. In addition to her business, she was an avid bowler, being a member of the Women's International Bowling Congress. She had attended many tournaments. Surviving Mrs. Zellar are her husband, Joseph, Walsenburg; a sister, Rose Mary Palumbo, Pueblo; three brothers, John Lash, Donald Lash and Charles Lash, all of Pueblo; an uncle, numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary was Tuesday and Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday from St. Mary Church. Burial was in Imperial Gardens in Pueblo. Boies Almont was in charge of arrangements.

Zellar, Joseph
Joseph Zellar - Huerfano World - March 12, 1998 - Joseph Zellar, 78, died Mar. 7, 1998 in Huerfano Medical Center of pneumonia. Born Feb. 6, 1920 in Del Carbon, he was a veteran of World War n and a retired fireman and chief of the Walsenburg Volunteer Fire Department. He owned and operated Zellar Bros. Service Station with his brother, David Zellar for 40 years. Survivors include his brothers, David (Alice) Zellar Sr., Walsenburg and Thomas (Ruth) Zellar, Colorado City; nieces, Bonnie Soltis and Cindy Zellar, Walsenburg, Jeanine (Mark) Stewart, Larkspur and Gaylene Zellar, Colorado City; a nephew, David Zellar Jr., Fort Worth, TX; great nieces, Brigette Soltis (David) Vaughan, Omaha, NE, Shawna Soltis, Pueblo and Shelby Stewart, Larkspur; several cousins and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Hannah Zellar and his wife, Frances Zellar. Funeral service was Wednesday, Mar. 11 at 10 a.m. from United Church in Walsenburg. Burial was in Imperial Gardens in Pueblo. Boies-Ortega funeral home was in charge.

Zember, Frances V.
Frances V. Zember - Huerfano World - June 13, 1991 - Frances V. Zember, a resident of La Veta until 1979, died June 8, 1991. Mass of Christian Burial was Wednesday from Our Lady of the Meadows Church in Pueblo. Burial was in North St. Mary Cemetery in Walsenburg. Mrs. Zember was a member of the Tabernacle Society in La Veta and Walsenburg. Survivors include three sons, George, Salt Lake City, UT, Louis, Pueblo and Albert, Cape Girardeau, MO; three daughters, Violet Karpinski, Denver, Sr. Mildred Zember, Chicago, IL, and Wilma Brown, Hartzell, AL; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Zember, Robert E.
Robert E. Zember - Arlington Heights Post – November 8, 2005 - Arlington Heights, IL - Robert E. Zember, a 42-year resident of Arlington Heights, died Oct. 30 at Glenbrook Hospital, Glenview. He was born Oct. 4, 1931, in La Veta, Colo. Mr. Zember was an aerospace engineer. He was a very active, 15-year member of the Lions Club. As a Lions Club member, he headed the committee for the former annual canoe races held at Lake Arlington. He was also active in local community affairs. Mr. Zember is survived by his wife, Susan G. (née Gillick), whom he married on Sept. 8, 1956, in Park Ridge; his children, Kathleen (Marc) Anderson, Robert I., David (Peggy), Mary (Gregory) Monsen and Lisa Laqua; and his grandchildren, Melanie, Marie, Michael and Lauren. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary; and one sister. The family received friends Nov. 2 at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., Arlington Heights. Memorial contributions may be given to Salvation Army, 5040 N. Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60630-2788 or to the Arlington Heights Lions Club, P.O. Box 513, Arlington Heights, IL 60006.

Zemmer, Jess H.
Jess H. "T-Bone Special" Zemmer - Pueblo Chieftain - August 14, 1997 - Jess H. "T-Bone Special" Zemmer. Funeral services, 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, Valley Memorial-Lamar Chapel. Burial, Riverside Cemetery. Visitation, 2 to 8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until service time Friday. Memorial contributions to Southeast Colorado Game and Fish or charity of choice. Valley Memorial Lamar, Holly.

Zengerle, George James
George James Zengerle - Colorado Springs Gazette - August 26, 1993 - George James Zengerle, 60, who worked for Colorado Springs Utilities' gas division, died Aug. 24, 1993. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at Nolan Funeral Home Chapel, 225 N. Weber St. Inurnment will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3825 Airport Road. Mr. Zengerle was born Jan. 23, 1933, in Pine Ridge, Ore., to Henry and Josephine (Padilla) Zengerle. He was married Feb. 7, 1953, in Henrietta, Texas, to Dolly Ann Bainter, who survives. He also is survived by a son, George J. Jr. of Pueblo; a daughter, Teresa A. "Tessie" of Colorado Springs; three brothers, Henry of Long Beach, Calif., and Jake and David, both of Belen, N.M.; two sisters, Flora Kaler of Olympia, Wash., and Josephine Rankin of Mountain Home, Idaho; and three grandchildren. He had a sister, Frances Vrooman, who is deceased. Mr. Zengerle was in the Air Force and attained the rank of technical sergeant. Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 3630 Sinton Road, Suite 302, Colorado Springs 80907.

Zents, Burnice M.
Burnice M. Zents - Pueblo Chieftain - October 28, 2001 - Burnice M. Zents, 80, a resident of Beulah since 1930, passed away Oct. 25, 2001. Mrs. Zents was born Nov. 5, 1920, in Lamar, Colo., to the union of John W. and Agnes Bland. She was a charter member of the Beulah Historical Society, also a member of Beulah Belles and the Friday Card Club. Her love for Beulah and the mountains also inspired her many artistic pursuits. She was preceded in death by sisters, Lila Ruth Ware and Pauline J. Shamberger. She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Chester C. Zents; sons, Richard C. (Cheryl) Zents, Ron (Sandra) Zents and Jerald C. Zents; sister-in-law, Maxine (Carl) Bruce; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews also survive. In lieu of food and flowers the family respectfully requests that any donations be made to the Beulah EMT or the Beulah Volunteer Fire Department. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2001, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel.

Zercher, Billy J.
Billy J. Zercher - Pueblo Chieftain - May 26, 2004 - Billy J. Zercher, 17, passed away May 23, 2004. Survived by his parents, Burnie and Pam Zercher of the family home in Beulah; siblings, Danielle (David) Story of Colorado City, Julie (Nathan) Terrell, Kimberly, Timothy, Andrew and Joy Zercher, all of Beulah; grandparents, the Rev. Bill and JoAnn Morris of Beulah, Jacob and Mary Zercher of Colorado Springs; great-grandmother, Hazel Price of Santa Ana, Calif.; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, two nephews and many friends. Billy was born Oct. 18, 1986, in Pueblo. He played on the Pueblo County Hornets hockey team, was an Ultimate Frisbee pro and enjoyed racquetball. He loved music, playing his guitar and more than anything else, he loved the Lord Jesus. Member of New Heights Baptist Church. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 2004, at New Heights Baptist Church, 3304 Baltimore, with Pastors Vic Johnson and Dave Grossman officiating. Burial at a later date at the Zercher Ranch Cemetery in Beulah. Those who desire may make memorials to Billy Zercher Memorial Fund through the funeral home.

Zerfas, Kristine Kay
Kristine Kay Zerfas - Pueblo Chieftain - December 09, 1997 - Kristine Kay Zerfas, age 34, passed away Dec. 5, 1997. Survived by her parents, Frank and Jill Zerfas of Pueblo, and her sisters, Kimberly (John) Zerfas-Friend of Colorado Springs, Kelly (David) Zerfas-Roth and Laurel Zerfas, both of Pueblo. She is also survived by numerous other relatives. She was a member of the Lutheran Church. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Tabor Lutheran Church, with interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations to the Leukemia Society of America through the funeral home office. There will be no viewing. Arrangements by McCarthy Rose Chapel, 329 Goodnight.

Zgaynor, John A.
John A. Zgaynor - Pueblo Chieftain - July 30, 1987 - John A. Zgaynor of 2208 E. Eighth St., July 29, 1987. Husband of Velma Zgaynor of the family home and father of Edward Zgaynor, Rye, Colo., Donald Zgaynor, Casper, Wyo., and James Zgaynor of Grand Junction. Grandfather of Michelle, Frank, Michael, Callie Ann and Denyce Zgaynor. Survived also by brother, William Zgaynor, of Canon City, a niece, Mary Hughes, of Pueblo, and a nephew, Billy Hughes, of Canon City. Mr. Zgaynor attended Praise Assembly of God Church. He was employed for 20 years at the Pueblo Army Depot. At the time of his retirement in 1970, he was employed as a supervisor in the maintenance shop. Service, 10 a.m. Friday, Praise Assembly of God Church, will be conducted by Pastor Rick Mathena. Interment, noon at Lakeside Cemetery, Canon City. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorials may be made in Mr. Zgaynor's name to the Pueblo Heart Unit, P.O. Box 1658, Pueblo, Colo. 81002.

Zgut, Helen
Helen Zgut – Huerfano World – May 6, 2004 - Helen Zgut, 96, was born on May 15, 1908 in Herzog, a mining camp-south of Walsenburg died in Morrison on May 4, 2004. Preceded in death by her husband Joe T. Zgut and sisters, Katherine Meiers, Mary Jones, Teressa Mikalich and Agnes Medved. Survived by daughters Dona (Ivan) Dale of Colorado City and Jo Ellen Zgut, with whom she recently made her home in Lakewood, and a son, C. Ray (Karol) Zgut of Lakewood. Also a brother John (Margie) Medvik of Marble Hill, MO; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. As a professional seamstress, Helen specialized in making prom and wedding dresses for friends. She was a 15 year 4-H leader, involved in St. Mary School and Church activities and an active member of the Walsenburg Womens Club until moving to Lakewood. She served as State junior Director for the Colorado Federated Womens Club from 1962 to 1964. She enjoyed bowling, golfing and traveling. A Memorial Mass will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2004 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Walsenburg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Walsenburg Womens Club MLH Educational Loan Fund, Alice Giro, 703 West Sixth Street, Walsenburg, 81089.

Ziatz, Dorothy Jean
Dorothy Jean Starcer Ziatz - Pueblo Chieftain - July 08, 1986 - Dorothy Jean Starcer Ziatz, July 5, 1986. Wife of Oscar Ziatz. Mother of Sharon (Ken) Graham, Susan (Ron) Cordova, and Cheryl Ziatz. Grandmother of Shannah, Branton, and Shauntel Ziatz; Ronnie Cordova; Megan and Lance Graham. Sister of John (Rose) Starcer, Rudy (Rita) Starcer, and Jean Brena. Predeceased by brothers, Tony and Chris Starcer; sisters, Mae Campbell and Angela Benson; and parents, John and Johanna Starcer. Services, St. Mary Church: Mass of Christian Burial, 7 p.m. Thursday; rosary, 10 a.m. Friday. Interment, Roselawn. In lieu of food and flowers, contributions may be made to the family for burial expenses.

Ziatz, Oscar L.
Oscar L. Ziatz - Pueblo Chieftain - December 14, 1999 - Oscar L. Ziatz, 80, passed away Dec. 11, 1999. Preceded in death by wife, Dorothy Jean (Starcer) Ziatz on July 4, 1986. He is survived by daughters, Cheryl (Frank) Grine, Susan Cordova and Sharon Graham; grandchildren, Shauntel Ziatz, Joseph Grine, Branton Ziatz, Shannah Ziatz, Ronnie Cordova, Lance Medina and Megan Graham. Also survived by four great-grandchildren. Viewing, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Rosary, Thursday, 7 p.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel and funeral Mass, Friday, 10 a.m., St. Mary's Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery with military honors by Fort Carson.

Zielinski, Edward T.
Edward T. Zielinski - Pueblo Chieftain - August 12, 1997 - Edward T. Zielinski, age 64, passed away Aug. 10, 1997. Survived by his sister, Berniece Cerankowski and brother, Joseph (Ann) Zielinski. He is also survived by nephews, Mark Cerankowski, David (Michelle) Cerankowski- nieces, Christine (Anthony) Kociekski, Carolyn (Lawrence) Kinney- four grandnieces and two grandnephews. Mr. Zielinski was a retired postal worker with 38 years of service in Philadelphia, Pa. Funeral services will be conducted in Philadelphia, Pa. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 704 Elmhurst Place, Pueblo, Colo., 81004.

Zieske, Audrey Mary
Audrey Mary Zieske - Pueblo Chieftain - November 24, 2003 - Audrey Mary Zieske of Pueblo went to be with the Lord on Nov. 23, 2003. She was born July 20, 1925, to Peter and Lucy Bonk Sitkiewitz. She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, George Paul Zieske, whom she married Nov. 16, 1946; her children, Paul George (Debbie) Zieske of Villa Park, Ill.; Garry Peter (Debbie) Zieske, Colorado Springs, and Marian Rose (Danny) Pretzer of Pueblo West; grandchildren, Christina (Rodney) Chandler of Idaho; Michelle (Jeremy) Rodenbostel, Marie, Brian and Beth Ann Zieske, all of Illinois, Jamie Pretzer, Joleene (Sean) Conver and Brett Zieske, all of Colorado Springs; great-grandchildren, Mary Ann, Tina, Pamela and Richard Chandler, all of Idaho, and Abigail Zieske of Illinois; her brother, Paul Sitkiewitz of Arlington, Texas; and her sister, Sister Marian Sitkiewitz, OP of Granite City, Ill. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Pamela Mary Barreras; and her brother, Robert Sykes. Audrey loved playing the piano and doing handcrafts like crochet, knitting and latchhook rugs. Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Our Lady of the Meadows Church. There will be no viewing in Pueblo and the interment will be held in Chicago, Ill., at a later date.

Zigich, George M.
George M. Zigich - Pueblo Chieftain - June 03, 2004 - George M. Zigich, 86, born May 6, 1918, passed away May 30, 2004. Survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Alvira Zigich; niece, Margaret (Leon) Clark of Kentucky; and family friend, Eileen (Rudy) Gallegos. Preceded in death by his parents, Dan and Stana Zigich; sisters, Mary Marich, Anna Smith, Sarah Rumage, Helen Zigich and Viola Zigich; brothers, Mark Smith and Emil Zigich; and father- and mother-in-law, August and Maria Vidoni. George was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and earned a Bronze Star in World War II. He retired from the U.S. Post Office. At his request, cremation. Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, at St. Francis Xavier Church. The family would like to thank Sangre de Cristo Hospice for the wonderful care they gave to George. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice Fuente de Vida inpatient facility, through the funeral home office.

Zigich, Mary Ann
Mary Ann Zigich - Pueblo Chieftain - February 17, 2002 - Age 80, passed away Feb. 13, 2002. She is preceded in death by her husband, Pete; and by her son, Pete. She is survived by her children, Deborah Ann Zigich and Michael Zigich; grandchildren, Justin, Michael, Tiffany, Brittney, Chris, Stormy and Mike; and by her great-grandson, Jeremiah; brothers and sisters, Sammy Yengich, John Yengich, Margie Downey and Anne Neumayer; nieces, Brucine Rice and Erma Albanese. She is also survived by other nieces, nephews and numerous other relatives. Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Tuesday, St. Francis Xavier Church. Visitation at the funeral home, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday. Donations may be made to St. Francis Xavier in memory of Mrs. Zigich.

Zigich, Vaso
Vaso (Rope) Zigich - Pueblo Chieftain - October 15, 1949 - Vaso (Rope) Zigich, of 1701 E. Abriendo at local hospital October 14. Son of Mrs. Martha Zigich; Brother of Pete. Mrs. Amelia Pruss, Mrs. Ann Perko and Violet Zigich, all of Pueblo. Employed at Ziggie's Place. Member of St. Michael's Serbo-Russian Orthodox church. Announcements later. Pueblo Chieftain - October 16, 1949 - Vaso (Rope) Zigich of 1701 E. Abriendo at a local hospital Oct. 14. Son of Mrs. Martha Zigich; Brother of Peter Zigich, Mrs. Amelia Pruss, Mrs. Ann Perko and Miss Violet Zigich, all of Pueblo. Employed at Ziggie's Place. Member of St. Michael's Serbo-Russian Orthodox church. Friends may call at the Funeral Home Sunday and Monday, services Monday 7:30 p.m. Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Tuesday 9:30 a.m. Chapel; 10:00a.m. at St. Michael's church. Interment Roselawn. The Pueblo Chieftain - October 14, 1955 – In Memoriam - In loving memory of Vaso (Rope) Zigich who passed away six years ago today, Oct. 14, 1949. – Verse - Sadly missed by your brother and sister.

Zimmerman, Gladys E.
Gladys E. Zimmerman - Pueblo Chieftain - November 09, 2005 - Gladys E. Zimmerman passed away Nov. 8, 2005, in Pueblo. Gladys was born Aug. 1, 1920, in Vermejo Park, N.M., to John and Carol Setser. On Oct. 2, 1938, she married Nolen "Zim" Zimmerman in Rocky Ford, Colo., and they moved to Pueblo in 1942. Together they enjoyed antique cars and collectables. She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepfather, Elmer; husband, Nolen; and two sisters, Evelyn and Karen. Her survivors include her children, Carolyn (Carl) Steinke of Pueblo, Nancy Prough of Phoenix, Ariz., and Danny (Judy) Zimmerman of Wichita, Kan.; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and her brothers, Glenn, Calvin and Bobby Setser and Sandy Fuller. She also is survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Gladys will lie in state, 8 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, 2005, at Davis Mortuary. Graveside funeral service, 11 a.m. Thursday, Roselawn Cemetery with Pastor Dale Schmidt officiating. The family expresses their heartfelt appreciation for the loving care and devotion Gladys received from Judy and Carol at the Dove Home. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations in memory of Gladys to be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or to the American Cancer Society.

Zimmerman, Lucille E.
Lucille E. Zimmerman - Pueblo Chieftain - September 18, 1997 - Lucille E. Zimmerman, 84, of Rocky Ford, died Sept. 17, 1997, in La Junta. Funeral, 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, 1997, Ustick-Donelson Funeral Home. Interment, Hillcrest Cemetery, Rocky Ford.

Zimmerman, Marie
Marie Zimmerman - Pueblo Chieftain - September 16, 2004 - Marie Zimmerman, 73, sunrise May 22, 1931, to sunset Sept. 15, 2004. She is preceded in death by her husband, William J. “June”; father, Vincente Duarte; parents, Gilbert and Lucy Cordova; seven siblings, numerous other in-laws and family members. Marie is survived by her children, Norma (Rodger) Lindenmuth and Dennis (Jane) Zimmerman; grandchildren, Lance (Denise) Scott, Sara and Sabrina; brother, Norbert (Betty) Duarte; sister, Betty (Ted) Trujillo. Also survived by numerous other nieces, nephews and friends. Marie loved her pets and will be greatly missed by Ginger, Sally, Sugar, Sammy and “The Dude.” She loved to cook for her family and friends. She also tended bar in Pueblo for numerous years. At Marie's request there will be no viewing. Visitation, 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, and funeral service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004; both to be held at T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice in memory of Marie Zimmerman through the funeral home.

Zimmerman, Nolen D.
Nolen D. "Zim" Zimmerman - Pueblo Chieftain - April 08, 1999 - Nolen D. "Zim" Zimmerman passed away April 6, 1999, at his home in Pueblo. Zim was born March 20, 1920, in Neosho, Mo., one of 13 children to Joseph and Ruby Zimmerman. He was a longtime Pueblo businessman and civic leader as well as an avid car collector. Zim was a lifelong member of the B.P.O.E. Elks Lodge No. 90 and the Sertoma Club. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Loren, Bud and Glen. His survivors include his wife, Gladys, of the family home- children, Carolyn (Carl) Steinke of Pueblo, Nancy Prough of Arizona and Danny (Judy) Zimmerman of Kansas- nine grandchildren- nine great-grandchildren- two brothers- seven sisters- and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation for Mr. Zimmerman will be held from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Roselawn Cemetery Chapel. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 9, 1999, in the Roselawn Cemetery with Pastor Dale Schmidt officiating. In lieu of flowers the family prefers donations to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or to the American Cancer Society.

Zimmerman, Patrick David
Patrick David Zimmerman – Pueblo Chieftain – August 22, 2006 -Patrick David Zimmerman, Feb. 21, 1983- Aug. 18, 2006. Patrick David Zimmerman, 23, passed on in peace to our Lord at St. Anthony's North- Denver on Fri., Aug. 18, 2006. He was courageous in his life and a caring and compassionate young adult. He left this world surrounded by his loving family. Patrick was born Feb. 21, 1983 in La Junta, Colo. to Karl David Zimmerman and Alanna Hijar-Zimmerman. He was raised in Crowley, Colo., moved to Denver, graduated from Denver Charter School PS-1 in 2003. He also attended Community College- Denver. Since 2004, he worked for Colorado Cross Disability Coalition (CCDC), an organization devoted to providing advocacy and support for persons facing the challenges of their disabilities. Patrick is survived by mother Alanna Zimmerman, father Karl Zimmerman and step-mother Jeri Zimmerman, sister Bernadette Zimmerman, brother Anthony Zimmerman, grandfather Perfecto Hijar and grandmother Marjorie Zimmerman. Funeral mass will be held Wed., Aug. 23, 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 7595 Federal Blvd., Westminster, Colo. Graveside services and interment will follow at 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Gardens, 3400 28 Street, Greeley, Colo.

Zinanti, Mary A.
Mary A. “Mitza” Zinanti - Pueblo Chieftain - March 03, 2004 - Mary A. “Mitza” Zinanti passed away on Feb. 28, 2004. Preceded in death by her parents, Anton and Mary Snidar; son, David Golob; sister, Ann Lubich; and brother, Tony Snidar. Survived by children, Sharon (Ray) Relaford, Judy (Ernie Costallano) Good; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Also survived by sister, Rose (Bob) Funk; brother, Joe (Kathy) Snidar; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation will be noon to 5 p.m. today, March 3, 2004, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery with luncheon to follow at Eagle's Lodge No. 3367, 704 Elmhurst.

Zinko, Barbara Ann
Barbara Ann Zinko - Pueblo Chieftain - February 11, 2003 - Barbara Ann Zinko, 47, of Golden, formerly of Walsenburg, was born to Christ, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003. Survived by her husband, Robert Mark Zinko, Golden; father, Geno Sarti, Walsenburg; children, Gino (Karen) Sarti, Englewood, Holly, Michelle and Valerie Zinko, Golden; sisters, Donna (Butch) Kirklin, Lakewood, Brenda (Bert) Harris, Nebraska; grandchildren, Anthony and Brianna Sarti; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Services, St. Mary Church; rosary, 7 p.m. Wednesday and funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Thursday. Interment, Huerfano Masonic Cemetery, Walsenburg, Colo. Huerfano World - February 13, 2003 - In loving memory of Barbara Ann (Sarti) Zinko, born Aug. 18, 1955, age 47, was born to Christ on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003. She resided in Golden, CO, formerly of Walsenburg. Survived by her husband, Robert Mark Zinko; her father, Geno Sarti, Walsenburg; children, Gino (Karen) Sarti, Englewood, daughters Holly, Michelle and Valerie Zinko, Golden; her sisters, Donna (William) Kirklin, Lakewood, Brenda (Burt) Harris, Nebraska; grandchildren, Anthony and Brianna; and numerous nephews and nieces. Services, St. Mary Church, funeral mass, 11 a.m. Thursday; Huerfano Masonic Cemetery, Walsenburg. A reception will follow the service at Walsenburg Community Center.

Zinko, Otto H.
Otto H. Zinko - Huerfano World - September 10, 1998 - Otto H. Zinko, 89, of Glenwood Springs, formerly of Walsenburg, died Sept. 3, 1998. Born in Cleveland, OH, on Oct. 6, 1908, he moved with his family to Marble when he was two years old. His parents then lived in Walsenburg where he spent his childhood and graduated from high school in 1927. He took several mining courses and shortly after acquired a job with Colorado Fuel and Iron Company as a machine operator. He met and married Katherine Dratter on Jan. 14, 1934 in Raton, NM. They left Walsenburg in the fall of 1949. He acquired a position as mine foreman with Colorado-Wyoming Coal Company and remained there five years. He then obtained a job with Thompson Creek Coal and Coke Company. He lived in Glenwood Springs and found some land and built a motel which is known as the Caravan Motel. Mr. Zinko was active in the Chamber of Commerce, the Motel Association and was a director of Best Western Inns. He went out of the motel business and invested in land. Survivors include his wife, Katherine (Kay) Zinko, Glenwood Springs; a son, Arthur H. Zinko, Glenwood Springs; two grandchildren, one great-grandchild, nephews and his sister-in-law, Rose Zinko of Walsenburg. Memorial mass was Monday from St. Stephens Church in Glenwood Springs. Graveside service was Tuesday in Masonic Cemetery in Walsenburg.

Zinko, Rose
Rose Zinko - Huerfano World - April 11, 2008 - Rose Zinko, age 82 passed away in Colorado Springs on April 5. She was a life long resident of Walsenburg. She is survived by her sons Don of Woodland park, Bob of Phoenix, Arizona, seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. Graveside service will be held Saturday, April 12, at the Masonic Cemetery in Walsenburg at 10:00 a.m. Memorial contributions can be made to Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care 825 E. Pikes Peak Avenue, Suite 600, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903.

Zinko, Walter
Walter Zinko - Huerfano World - November 14, 2002 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1923: Walter Zinko, 39, died of injuries he received in a fall of rock in the Robinson #2 mine.

Zinno, Dominic
Dominic Zinno - Pueblo Chieftain - April 23, 2001 - Dominic Zinno, prominent lifetime St. Charles Mesa farmer, passed away April 19, 2001. Born and reared on St. Charles Mesa, he attended Park School and was a member of the Fin and Feather Club. Among many lifetime accomplishments, he has been recognized as one of the leading farmers in the Pueblo area. Preceded by parents, Carmella and Joseph Zinno; sister, Rose Tensley; and brother, Tony Zinno. Survived by Esther (Vic) Donegan, Pueblo, Colo., Lena Del Vecchio, Long Island, N.Y., George (Jane) Zinno, Las Cruces, N.M., and John Zinno, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation, 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass, 7 p.m. Tuesday, and prayer service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, both services will be at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment to follow, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at St. Joseph Hall following the interment.

Zinno, George L.
George L. Zinno - Colorado Springs Gazette - February 25, 2009 - George L. Zinno. Born in Pueblo, CO February 22, 1928. Passed away February 23, 2009. Funeral Service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 27, 2009 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1145 S. Aspen, Pueblo, CO, Pueblo, 81006

Zinno, John
John Zinno - Pueblo Chieftain - July 19, 2002 - John Zinno, 79, passed away July 17, 2002. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Carmela Zinno; brothers, Dominic and Tony Zinno; and his sister, Rose Tensley. Survived by his daughter, Carmen Gale of Oklahoma; grandchildren, Timothy Adam and Rebecca Lynn; great-grandchildren, Stephanie and Addison; brothers and sisters, Lena DelVecchio of Long Island, N.Y., George (Jane) Zinno, Las Cruces, N.M., and Esther (Vic) Donegan of Pueblo. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Mr. Zinno retired from farming and was a member of St. Joseph Church and Eagles Aerie No. 145. Visitation, 3 to 5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Joseph Church, with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph Church, Sangre de Cristo Hospice or El Pueblo Boys and Girls Ranch.

Zisk, Charles J.
Charles J. Zisk - Pueblo Chieftain - July 30, 2004 - Charles J. Zisk, 89, born Nov. 25, 1914, passed away July 27, 2004. Preceded in death by his wife, LaVerne Zisk; and sister, Wanda Guzdek. Survived by his children, Charles Richard (Sandy) Zisk and Janis (John) Skoff; and grandchildren, Jason (Michaela) Zisk, Shannon (Charles) White, Linda Skoff and Dale Skoff. Charles was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in World War II. He retired from the CF&I Steel Corp. in 1976 after 41 years of service. Charles enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved woodworking and making furniture. Viewing, noon to 2 p.m. today, at the funeral home. Graveside service, 3:30 p.m. Friday, Roselawn Cemetery.

Zittel, Richard A. Sr.
Richard A. "Dick" Zittel Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - June 15, 2006 - Richard A. "Dick" Zittel Sr., 77, passed away unexpectedly on June 12, 2006. Survived by his wife, Mabel Zittel; sons, Richard (Susan) Zittel of Phoenix, Ariz., and Steve (Terry) Zittel of Pueblo; grandchildren, Richelle Zittel, Richard Zittel III, Heather Brozek, Jennifer Fox-Nelson and Laura Fox; great-grandchildren, Kenneth Zittel and Kendrick Fox; sister, Helen Bergemann of Napa, Idaho; sisters-in-law, Alice (Charles) Samples of Bowie, Texas, and Ida Velarde of Littleton, Colo.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Dick was born Oct. 5, 1928, in Pueblo, Colo., to William and Susan Zittel. He was a member of Railroading Sams and attended the Sonrise Methodist Church. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A private family memorial service will be held. Those who desire may make memorials to the Rocky Mountain Council of the Boy Scouts of America through the funeral home.

Zobec, Anthony
Anthony Zobec - Pueblo Chieftain - December 02, 2001 - Anthony Zobec, 89, passed away Nov. 30, 2001. He is preceded in death by his wife, Frances, in 1987; and his sister, Ann Zaletel. He is survived by two daughters, Joan (Don) Cozzetti of Tucson, Ariz., and Mary (Jim) Gold of Pueblo; grandchildren, Dennis (Maggie) Cozzetti of Tucson, Ariz., Teresa Vaughan of San Diego, Calif., Evan Cozzetti of Tucson, Ariz., Lisa (Don) Eydenberg of Phoenix, Ariz., Ken (Michelle) Reeves, Jim (Stephanie) Reeves and Kathy Reeves, all of Pueblo. Also survived by great-grandchildren, Jessica and Dominic Cozzetti, Chelsea and Alexis Vaughan, Jessica, Dylan, Kyle, Brenden and Jillian Reeves and special niece, Ann Marie Snarich. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association through the Funeral Home. Visitation, 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Church. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery.

Zobec, Frances J.
Frances J. Zobec - Pueblo Chieftain - September 11, 1987 - Frances J. Zobec passed away Sept. 10, 1987, at her home. Survived by her husband, Anthony; two daughters, Joan (Don) Cozzetti, San Diego, Calif., Mary (Jim) Gold, Pueblo; grandchildren, Dennis, Evan and Lisa Cozzetti, Terri Vaughan, Ken, Jim and Kathy Reeves; one great-granddaughter, Jessica Cozzetti; and sister-in-law, Ann (John) Zaletel. The family respectfully requests no food or flowers; memorials may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or her church. Funeral Mass, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11; Rosary, 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, both services at St. Mary Church. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery.

Zobeck, Louis Edward Sr.
Louis Edward Zobeck Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - October 30, 2001 - Louis Edward Zobeck Sr., age 96, passed away Oct. 28, 2001. Mr. Zobeck is preceded in death by his wife, Lorine Zobeck, in 1995. He is survived by his children, Carrie Lou (Gerald) Butchert, Louis E. (Jackie) Zobeck Jr., John W. (Janice) Zobeck, Linda L. (John) Sabo, Judy (Carl) Fellhauer, David (Annie) Zobeck, Paul (Shirley) Zobeck and Suzan (Alan) Perryman. Also survived by 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Louis graduated from Central High School in 1925, where he was an accomplished athlete, played baseball and was a javelin thrower. Louis worked at Herman's Dept. Store for 31 years and retired from the Pueblo Army Depot in 1972 after 20 years of service. He was an accomplished artist and won the Most Popular Prize at the Colorado State Fair in 1962 for one of his paintings. He was a devoted husband and father and was very proud of his family. Viewing, noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Mary Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary Church in his memory.

Zocco, Anna Clara
Anna Clara Zocco - Pueblo Chieftain - November 24, 1999 - Anna Clara Zocco, of Pueblo West, went to be with the Lord Monday, Nov. 22, 1999. She is predeceased by her parents, Salvatore and Cecelia Mangicapra, and her aunt and godmother, Sally Carmone. She is survived by her loving husband of 25 years, Michael Zocco, and numerous cousins. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Huntington's Foundation in care of Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. today, Nov. 24, at St. Pius X Catholic Church and interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Zohar, James D.
James D. Zohar - Pueblo Chieftain - February 19, 1987 - James D. Zohar of Canon City. Father of Leona, Donald, Annette Rae, Cindy, James D. Jr. and Marsha Grace. Brother of Leslie Zohar, Colorado City; Judy Shimpoch and Susan Wilson, Louisiana; Coleen Kay, Arizona; Esther Mae Thorndal, California. Survived also by two grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services, 11 a.m. Thursday Boies Memorial Chapel, Pastor Wayne Shea officiating. Interment, Masonic Cemetery.

Zohar, Leslie J.
Leslie J. Zohar - Huerfano World - October 24, 2002 - Leslie J. Zohar passed away Oct. 19, 2002 in Pueblo. Leslie was born in Farr, CO, on Oct. 18, 1919 to Louis and Esther Buku Zohar and had lived in this area his entire life. Mr. Zohar's career was spent as a carpenter, building houses in the Walsenburg and Colorado City areas. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during WW II. Leslie was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and five sisters. He is survived by his sister, Colleen Kaye, of California, and a host of friends. Visitation was held on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002, in the Davis Memorial Chapel, Davis Crematory. Interment will follow at a later date in the Walsenburg Masonic Cemetery.

Zolman, Florence Mildred
Florence Mildred McNay Zolman – Albuquerque Journal – October 7, 1998 - Florence Mildred McNay Zolman, age 82, a longtime resident of Albuquerque since July 4, 1948, passed away on Sunday, October 4, 1998. She was born February 24, 1916 to Kearney K. McNay and Mable Otilie Frost in Moline, Illinois. She was married to Linn T. Zolman on August 21, 1935 in Colorado Springs, CO who preceded her in death in 1977. She is survived by their five children, Loretta K. Logsdon of Albuquerque, Linn T. Zolman, Jr. of Bovina, TX, Carole J. Smith of Bovina, TX, George A. Sciacca of Trinidad, CO and James Michael Zolman of Dulce, NM; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Constance Gibson and Norma Colglazier along with many other family and dear friends. She was a member of Valley Christian Church, Albuquerque, NM. She was proud of her many accomplishments, including the time she changed a tire on a three-quarter ton truck without a jack! She enjoyed an active life participating in various family activities from rodeos to chili cook-offs. She was always willing, ready and able to lend a hand in the endeavors of others when help was needed. Her door was always open to friends and the coffee pot was always on. She was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by all those who knew her. Services are pending and will be announced at a later date by Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave. SE. .DMP

Zolman, Harold L.
Harold L. Zolman - Pueblo Chieftain - February 12, 2002 - Passed away Feb. 10, 2002, in Pueblo. Harold was born Sept. 27, 1927, in Farmington, Mo., and had been a longtime Pueblo resident. He was employed in the rail mill at CF&I for many years before his retirement and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Harold was preceded in death by his parents, Roscoe A. Zolman and Mary Sloss Zolman; and his grandson, Jeremy Hart. Harold was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by his family. His survivors include his wife, Edna; children, Harold Lee (Renee) Zolman Jr., John (Diane) Zolman, Charles (Judy) Zolman and Mary (Steve) Plante; stepdaughter, Elizabeth Anderson; as well as 18 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. He is also survived by brothers, Edgar and Peter Zolman. No public viewing, cremation, Davis Crematory.

Zolman, Linn T. Jr.
Linn T. "Ted" Zolman, Jr. – Albuquerque Journal - June 23, 2005 - Linn T. "Ted" Zolman, Jr., a longtime resident of Albuquerque and more recently residing in Bovina, Texas and Fort Sumner, New Mexico passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2005 after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. He was born August 24, 1937 in Colorado Springs, Colorado and was the son of the late Linn T. and Florence M. Zolman. He graduated from Valley High School Albuquerque in 1955. Ted retired as Master Sergeant with the New Mexico Air National Guard after 30 years of duty. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal which distinguished him in the performance of outstanding service of the United States while assigned to the 150th Logistics Support Flight at Kirtland Air Force Base. He also retired as a driver with Greyhound Bus Lines where he received numerous safe driving awards. He was the New Mexico State Fair Horse Arena Manager for several years and most recently attended Rodeo Announcing School and worked at Rodeos in New Mexico, Texas and Colorado. He enjoyed Trail Riding, attending Cowboy Symposiums, experimenting with Dutch oven cooking and buying fix-up properties for resale. Ted is survived by four sons, Phillip Linn Zolman of Tulia, Texas, David Bruce Zolman of Cornville, Arizona, Michael Dean "Stoney" Zolman of Bennett, Colorado and Linn T. "Trace" Zolman, III; one daughter, Michelle Zolman of Clovis, NM; and six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He is also survived by three sisters, Loretta K. Logsdon of Albuquerque, NM, Carole J. Smith of Bovina, Texas, and Georgia A. Sciacca of Trinidad, Colorado. Ted is preceded in death by a brother, James Michael Zolman. The family will be serving a light meal at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, June 23, 2005 at the Bosque Arena on the north Bosque Loop, Bosque Farms, NM for friends and family and with a memorial service to begin there at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Bosque Farms Rodeo Association, 1040 Arena Rd., Bosque Farms, NM 87068. Interment will be on Saturday, June 25, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. in the Crystal Valley Cemetery in Manitou Springs, Colorado.

Zolman, Roscoe A
Roscoe A. Zolman - Pueblo Chieftain - February 21, 1987 - Roscoe A. Zolman, Pueblo resident for 40 years, passed away Feb. 19, 1987. Immediate cremation. Complete notice will appear later, including time and date of a memorial service. Pueblo Chieftain - February 22, 1987 - Roscoe A. Zolman, 94, late of 1610 Lexington, passed away Feb. 19, 1987. Mr. Zolman was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, in 1934. He is survived by three sons, Peter (Elva) Zolman of Grand Junction, Edgar (Katy) Zolman of Albuquerque, N.M., and Harold (Edna) Zolman of Pueblo; one sister, Ruby Bannister, Farmington, Mo.; 13 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial service will be conducted by Elder Norman Wallauer at Jehovah Witnesses Kingdom Hall, 2502 Court St. at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 23, 1987. Cremation.

Zorc, Stefan
Stefan Zorc - Pueblo Chieftain - January 26, 2006 - Stefan Zorc, 92, passed away Jan. 24, 2006. Survived by his wife, Josephine Zorc, of the family home in Rye; children, Mary Ann Thompson of Pueblo, Joseph S. (Barbara) Zorc of Rye, Frank R. (Terry) Zorc of Rye, Ann (Joe) Velez of Houston, Texas, and Thomas J. (Bonnie) Zorc of Canton, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Stefan was born to France and Apolonija Zorc in Dobrova, Slovania, and in 1949, immigrated to the United States, settling in Pueblo. He was a contractor and one of the first home builders in Sunset Park. He also was a horticulturist, beekeeper, winemaker and inventor in his pastime. Funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27, 2006, at St. Aloysius Church in Rye with Msgr. Marvin Kapushion as celebrant. Interment will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Rye. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Aloysius Church Memorial Fund.

Zorich, Theodore
Theodore "Ted" Zorich, PhD, PE - Pueblo Chieftain - July 31, 2005 - Theodore "Ted" Zorich, PhD, PE, 79, of Colorado City, Colo., died on Thursday, July 28, 2005. Ted is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Patricia "Pat"; children, Carol (Evan) Strovers of Sunnyvale, Calif., Ted Zorich Jr. of Colorado City, Colo., and Tim (Lori) Zorich of Aurora, Colo.; grandchildren, Luke, James, Ben, Bonnie Zorich; sister, Elza Hyrick and Wilma (Bob) Freeman; numerous nephews, nieces, and friends. The family of Ted would like to give a special "thank you" to Ted's caregiver and friend, Marge Toynton. At Ted's request, cremation will take place with a celebration of his life to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or the Hospice of your choice in Ted's Memory. Huerfano World - August 4, 2005 - Theodore "Ted" Zorich, PhD, PE, 79, of Colorado City, CO, died on Thursday, July 28, 2005. Ted is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Patricia "Pat"; children, Carol (Evan) Strovers of Sunnyvale, CA, Ted Zorich, Jr. of Colorado City, CO and Tim (Lori) Zorich of Aurora, CO; grandchildren, Luke, James, Ben, Bonnie Zorich; sister, Elza Hyrick and Wilma (Bob) Freeman; numerous nephews, nieces, and friends. There will be a celebration of Ted's life on Saturday August 6, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. for friends and family at the Colorado City Community Center at 4497 Santa Fe Dr. Please feel free to call for directions 719-568-3461.

Zoris, Gus
Gus Zoris – Leadville Carbonate Chronicle – May 13, 1912 – Burial in Pueblo – The remains of Gus Zoris, the Greek section hand who was killed in the fall of a snowshed at Busk on the Colorado Midland this week, will be buried in Pueblo. Harry Zoris, a cousin of the deceased, came to Leadville and has accompanied the remains to his home in Pueblo.

Zorman, Angelina
Angelina Zorman - Huerfano World - June 4, 1992 - Angelina Zorman, 92, of Colorado Springs, formerly of Walsenburg, died Monday, June 1, 1992, in Colorado Springs where she had been for about 17 years. Born at Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, April 19,1900, she came to the United States as a young girl. She married John Zorman Sr. June 23, 1922, in St. Michael's Church in Canon City. Mr. and Mrs. Zorman lived in Walsenburg many years. In 1976, Mrs. Zorman went to live in Colorado Springs. Mrs. Zorman was a member of St. Mary Church and SNPJ, Lodge No. 299 in Walsenburg. Surviving are two sons, John Zorman Jr., Castro Valley, CA, and David Zorman, Colorado Springs; two daughters, Millie Thompson, Widefield and Angie Federico, Walsenburg; nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday from St. Mary Church. Burial will be in North St. Mary Cemetery. Boies Almont Memorial Chapel is in charge of local arrangements.

Zorman, David
David Zorman - Huerfano World - December 20, 2001 - David Zorman, 73, died Dec. 12, 2001 in Colorado Springs as a result of cancer. He retired in 1995 as a state driver's license examiner after 26 years. He was a combat veteran serving in the Navy from 1948 to 1952 during the Korean War. Mr. Zorman was born July 6, 1928 in Trinidad to John and Angelina Zorman, who are deceased. He was married Nov. 13, 1954 to Ruth Kenner. He is survived by his wife; a son, Jim; a daughter, Lana Moore; a brother, John; two sisters, Angie, Federico and Millie Thompson; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Rudy. Visitation was Monday at Swan Law. Funeral Directors, Colorado Springs. Services were Tuesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Trinidad. Burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs. Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave, Suite 600, Colorado Springs, 80903.

Zorman, John Jr.
John Zorman Jr. - Huerfano World - December 14, 2006 - John Zorman Jr., a Walsenburg native and former resident of Castro Valley, CA, passed away November 9, 2006 at the age of 84. Funeral service was held on November 15, 2006 in California.

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