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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Zubal, Agnes
Agnes Zubal - Huerfano World - November 7, 2002 - Agnes Zubal, 92, passed away in Walsenburg on Nov. 1, 2002. She was born on Dec. 24, 1909 to Valentine and Josephine (Mensik) Micek at Walsen Camp. She married Joe Zubal on Oct. 5, 1929 in Walsenburg. They farmed and ranched in Ideal Canyon until they retired. She is survived by her children: Ethel Campagnola of Walsenburg; Tom (Marge) Zubal of Hoehne and Barbara (Bob) Vining of Cheyenne, WY, 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters-in-law, Alene Micek, Colorado Springs; Charlotte Zubal, Price, UT; and Johanna Micek, Albuquerque, NM; numerous nephews, nieces and friends including her friends at Walsenburg Care Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe, in 1984; son Joe Jr., in 1985, two infant grandsons, two sisters, eight brothers and her mother and father. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church where she was baptized and married, Prairie Rangers TCC for 30 years and Tabernacle Society. Viewing was Monday 6 to 8 p.m. at Johnson-Romero Family Funeral Home, 525 Main Street, Walsenburg. Rosary was recited at 10 a.m. Tuesday followed by Mass. Interment will be at the Zubal Ranch Cemetery. Donations may be made to Sister Carol's Senior Outreach Program, 121 East Seventh Street, Walsenburg, 81089. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Johnson-Romero Family Funeral Home.

Zubal, Anna
Mrs. Anna Zubal - Pueblo Chieftain - January 28, 1973 - Mrs. Anna Zubal, 926 W. Seventh, Jan. 27, 1973. Service announcements and survivors later. [Editor's Note: The following 6 days were checked and nothing additional was found.] Huerfano World - January 28, 1993 - In Memoriam - In Loving Memory of our Mother Anna Zubal who passed away 20 years ago on January 27, 1973. - Verse - Sadly missed by you loving family.

Zubal, Frank
Frank Zubal - Huerfano World - January 16, 1992 - Frank Zubal, 90, died at his, residence in Walsenburg Jan. 9, 1992. Mr. Zubal was born in Walsenburg May 15, 1901. He attended school in Walsenburg and at the young age of 13 went to work in the CF & I coal mines. He operated the Gordon Mine from 1957 until his retirement in 1965. He was married to the former Josephine Mae Proud. He was a member of St. Mary Church. Survivors include his wife Josephine, Walsenburg; two sons, Frank, Seattle, WA and John (Jay), Walsenburg; a sister, Mary Hamilton, Walsenburg; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Cremation. J.M. Antle Funeral Home is charge pf arrangements.

Zubal, Josephine M.
Josephine M. Zubal - Huerfano World - June 4, 1992 - Josephine Zubal, 85, died at her home in Walsenburg May 31, 1992 after a brief illness. Born in Toltec Dec. 12, 1906, she married Frank Zubal, who died Jan. 9, 1992. She spent her life making a comfortable home for her family. Survivors include two sons, Frank Zubal, Seattle, WA, and John (Jay) Zubal, Walsenburg; three brothers; Joe Proud, Walsenburg, Mat Proud and John Proud both of Florence; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Cremation, no service. J. M. Antle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Zubal, Michael
Michael Zubal – Huerfano World – September 12, 1963 - Michael Zubal, 69, Succumbs on Ranch - Michael Zubal passed away early last Saturday morning at the Zubal Ranch south at Walsenburg from a heart condition. He was 69. A retired rancher and coal miner, Mr. Zubal had been in failing health for some time. Mr. Zubal was born in Rouse on June 12, 1894, and had been a lifetime resident of Huerfano County. He was a member of St. Mary Church. Survivors include two brothers, Joe Zubal, Walsenburg, and Frank Zubal, Dragerton, Utah; and two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Lozinsky, Walsenburg, and Mrs. Rose Young, La Veta. The funeral was conducted Tuesday at St. Mary Church (unreadable) followed in the family lot in the old St. Mary Cemetery. The Furphy Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

Zubal, Mike George
Mike George Zubal - World Independent – May 16, 1957 - Mike G. Zubal Dies Suddenly In California - Mike George Zubal, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Zubal, of Walsenburg died suddenly in a San Francisco Hospital yesterday. He was born and raised in Walsenburg and resided here most of his life. He was a graduate of Huerfano County High School, class of 1944 and left here in 1945. He is survived by his parents, one sister, Mrs. Helen Schultz, of Denver, and one brother, John Zubal Jr. of Indianapolis, and by one nephew. Funeral announcement will be made later by Furphy Mortuary.

Zuber, Dorothy
Dorothy Zuber - Pueblo Chieftain - September 04, 1997 - Dorothy Zuber, of Pueblo West, passed away Sept. 2, 1997, after a brief illness. Dorothy is survived by her husband, Maston Zuber- children, Martha Edwards and James (Judy) Zuber- grandchildren, Matthew, Jamie, Timothy and Nicole Thull, and James Zuber III. Also survived by her brother, Leonard Albrecht. , 10 a.m. Friday, Our Savior Lutheran Church, 275 W. John Powell, Pueblo West. Reception to follow in the church hall. Family will receive friends and relatives at 767 South Wolcotte Drive, Pueblo West, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Cremation, per her request. Arrangements by Comer Garden Chapel, 2710 N. Elizabeth.

Zudar, Frank J.
Frank J. Zudar - Pueblo Chieftain - September 02, 2000 - Frank J. Zudar, 67, of Walsenburg, Sept. 1, 2000. Survived by his wife, Phyllis Zudar; son, Paul (Melinda) Zudar, Walsenburg; daughters, Penny Heburt, Ontario, Calif., Debbie Sanchez, Virginia Beach, Va.; mother, Frances Zudar; sister, Alice (Clarence) Wiley, Little Rock, Ark.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two nephews. Visitation, Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Boies-Ortega Memorial Chapel. Interment, South St. Mary Cemetery. Huerfano World - September 7, 2000 - Frank J. Zudar, 67, of Walsenburg, died Sept. 1, 2000. Mr. Zudar was born Feb. 26, 1933 in Walsenburg to Frank J. and Frances Wasnick Zudar Sr. Mr. Zudar was a US Navy veteran and served during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Zudar is survived by his wife, Phyllis; a son, Paul (Melinda) Zudar, Walsenburg; daughters, Penny Heburt, Ontario, CA, and Debbie Sanchez, Virginia Beach, VA; his mother, Frances Zudar; a sister, Alice (Clarence) Wiley, Little Rock, AR; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two nephews. Funeral, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Boies-Ortega Memorial Chapel. Graveside service, Navy burial team. Interment; South St. Mary Cemetery.

Zudar, Joseph
Joseph Zudar - Walsenburg World-Independent - October 3, 1939 - Mine Accident Proves Fatal To Joseph Zudar - Joseph Zudar, 62, expired in a local hospital early Tuesday morning as the result of injuries incurred in a rock fall at a nearby coal mine Sept. 25. A broken back was cause of death. Zudar was born June 18, 1877 in Austria and had lived in Huerfano county for 33 years. He was a member of the Slavonic Benefit society, and the S. N. P. J. lodge. He is survived by his wife, Antonia, one son, Frank, a grandson, and granddaughter. Funeral services are to be in the care of Furphy Brothers Mortuary, with announcements awaiting arrival of relatives. Huerfano World - October 9, 2003 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1939: The funeral of Joseph Zudar, held Saturday, was one of the largest held in the city in some time. Most of the United Mine Workers in the county were in attendance.

Zuelke, Gene E.
Gene E. Zuelke - Pueblo Chieftain - April 23, 2003 - Gene E. Zuelke passed away unexpectedly April 21, 2003, in Pueblo. Gene was born Jan. 24, 1942, in Elmhurst, Ill., and had lived in Pueblo since 1979. He is survived by his children, Allison Zuelke and Michael Zuelke. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. Private services were held.

Zullig, Katherine
Katherine Norton Zullig - Pueblo Chieftain - April 01, 2004 - Katherine Norton Zullig, 91, passed away March 30, 2004. Survived by her daughter, Carol (Robert) Zuercher of Rye, Colo.; son, Alan (Sachi) Zullig of Renton, Wash.; grandchildren, Rob Zuercher, Alisa Tracy and Kris Miner; and great-grandchildren, Connor, Halley and Jessica Tracy. Preceded in death by her husband, Raymond H. Zullig; and parents, Gilbert and Ada Halley. Born Aug. 15, 1912, in Sheridan, Wyo. Member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Services will be held in Sheridan, Wyo., with interment at the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery.

Zumberger, Mary M.
Mary M. Zumberger. - Pueblo Chieftain - April 23, 2001 - Survived by sisters, Josephine Wetherell of Trenton, Mo., and Ann Butcher of Pueblo. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Church, 307 E. Mesa.

Zupan, Ludmilla (Sister)
Sister Ludmilla Zupan - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - October 19, 1916 - At the funeral of Sister Ludmilla, held at Pueblo, Father Cyril Zupan, her brother, was the celebrant. (Editor's Note: Sister Ludmilla Zupan is buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, CO).

Zupan, Rose A.
Rose A. Zupan - Pueblo Chieftain - March 17, 1999 - Rose A. Zupan, 70, passed away March 16, 1999, in Denver. Survived by her daughter, Rebecca (Mrs. Roger) Cohen of Castle Rock; sisters, Mary Zupan of Denver and Ann Costa of California. Mrs. Zupan was born in Pueblo where she spent most of her life and where she served as Clerk of the County Court and head of the Child Support Division of the District Attorney's Office. In 1981,she moved to Denver where she was a supervisor in the Child Support Division of the Denver Department of Human Services from which she retired in 1998.Mrs. Zupan was active in the Colorado Democratic Party having served as Secretary of the State Democratic Party and a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. Funeral service, Friday, March 19, 1999, at 10 a.m., St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family requests contributions to Porter Hospice at Johnson Center in Littleton, Colo., in her memory.

Zupancic, Agnes R.
Agnes R. Zupancic - Pueblo Chieftain - April 22, 2006 - Agnes R. Zupancic, 81, born Nov. 21, 1924, passed away April 21, 2006. Preceded in death by her parents, Steve and Katie Rechis; brothers, Steve Jr. and Alex Rechis. Survived by her husband, Anthony Zupancic; daughter, Katherine Lynne Zupancic of Lincoln, Neb.; brother, Nick (Yvette) Rechis; and special friends, Bill and Joyce Kocman. She attended Sacred Heart Orphanage School and St. Scholastica Academy in Canon City. She was a member of St. Mary Parish and KSKJ Lodge. The family will receive friends during viewing, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Monday, at the George McCarthy Historic Chapel. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Arthritis Foundation or KSKJ Lodge Building Fund in her memory through the funeral home office. Condolences may be sent to Anthony and Katherine at Special thanks to the staff of Belmont Lodge for their wonderful, compassionate care of Agnes. Thanks also to St. Mary-Corwin Hospital, unit 5100 for their recent care of Agnes.

Zupancic, Angela Mary
Angela Mary "Angie" Zupancic - Pueblo Chieftain - August 26, 1999 - Angela Mary "Angie" Zupancic, 90, passed away Aug. 24, 1999, in St. Paul, Minn. Preceded in death by her husband, Frank ``Turk" Zupancic. Survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Judith and Craig Chamberlain of Woodbury, Minn. Grandmother of Christopher and Jennifer Chamberlain. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Also preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary Trontel who immigrated to Pueblo from Slovenia- and brothers and sisters, John Trontel, Mary Trontel, Chris Mehle, Josephine Kochevar, Joseph Trontel and Edward Trontel. Angela was a loving and generous mother, grandmother and friend. She was a native of Pueblo and had recently moved to Oakdale, Minn., to be near her daughter's family. She was a longtime member of St. Mary Church, St. Mary Altar Society and the KSKJ Slovenian Organization. Visitation Friday, 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass Saturday, 10a.m., St. Mary Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions or Masses may be sent to St. Mary Church.

Zupancic, Ann G.
Ann G. Zupancic - Pueblo Chieftain - June 10, 2002 - Ann G. Zupancic, 88, born May 10, 1914, passed away June 7, 2002. Preceded by husband, Joseph Zupancic; sisters, Elsie Adams and Mary Nezich; and brothers, Frank Nezich and Joe Nezich. Survived by son, Ray (Shirley) Zupancic; niece, Beverly (Marcus) Pierson; grandchildren, Joe, Kelly and Mike Zupancic; sisters-in-law, Ang Zupancic, Bernice Elich and Dorothy (Nick) Baldi; and numerous nieces and nephews. Ann was a loving wife and mother. She was a homemaker and worked at La Tronica's Restaurant. Her hobby was crocheting afghans. Viewing, 1 until 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Zupancic, Antonia
Antonia Zupancic - Pueblo Chieftain - June 9, 1987 - Antonia Zupancic, June 6, 1987. Wife of Joseph Zupancic, who passed away Feb. 19, 1960. Mother of. Rose (Richard) Armenta, Pueblo. Grandmother of 13, great-grandmother of 33 and great-great-grandmother of two. Sister of Louise Kastelic, Michigan. Preceded in death by a son, Frank Zupancic; a stepdaughter, Josephine Weybright; and a great-grandson, Benjamin Phillip Armenta. Mrs. Zupancic was a member of St. Mary parish, National Catholic Order of Foresters, Ave Maria Society, and St. Mary's Altar and Rosary Society. Services, St. Mary Church: rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. Wednesday. Interment, Roselawn. The family may be contacted at 39786 Highway 50 East.

Zupancic, Elsie I.
Elsie I. Zupancic - Pueblo Chieftain - November 30, 2005 - Elsie I. Zupancic, 85, born Jan. 16, 1920, passed away Nov. 28, 2005. Survived by her daughter, Mary Jane McBride, Placentia, Calif.; granddaughters, Kelly Ann Bellows and Kristin Lynn (Jeff) Bolling, both of California; brother, Ronald (Maria) Yoxey; and sisters, Lorraine Glach, Mary (Robert) Pechek, Gerry (Robert) Blazich and Evelyn Mae Matkins. Also survived by brother-in-law, Anthony (Agnes) Zupancic; and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her husband, Edward J. "Morgan" Zupancic; parents, Ludwig and Mary Yoxey; and brother, Richard Yoxey. Elsie was a longtime member of St. Mary Church. She also was a member of KSKJ Lodge No. 7, Western Star No. 16 and St. Jacob's Lodge No. 402. Viewing, 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 1 p.m. Thursday, St. Mary Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Genealogy Center.

Zupancic, Frank J.
Frank J. "Turk" Zupancic - Pueblo Chieftain - June 20, 1986 - Frank J. "Turk" Zupancic, June 19, 1986. Husband of Angela Zupancic and father of Judith (Craig) Chamberlain, Woodbury, Minn. Grandfather of Christopher and Jennifer Chamberlain. Brother of Mary Yavornik, Edward (Elsie) Zupancic, and Anthony (Agnes) Zupancic, all of Pueblo. Also survived by his godchild, James E. Charter and numerous nieces and nephews. A lifelong Pueblo resident, Mr. Zupancic was a member of St. Mary Parish; KSKJ, St. Joseph Lodge No. 7; The Nocturnal Adoration Society; the Holy Name Society; and the CF&I Retired Men's Club, USWA Local 2102. He retired from the CF&I Steel Boiler Shop in 1975. Services, St. Mary Church: rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday; Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday. The family will greet friends at the church following the rosary Sunday evening. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers; Memorials may be made to St. Mary Church.

Zupancic, Frank L.
Frank L. Zupancic - Pueblo Chieftain – August 4, 2006 - Frank L. Zupancic, 76, died Wednesday, August 2, 2006, at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center, after a lengthy illness. He was born Oct. 29, 1929, in Pueblo, Colo., to Frank and Mary Zupancic, who preceded him in death. Frank was married to Angela (Masinton) Zupancic on Feb. 11, 1956, in Pueblo, and had just celebrated their 50th Golden Wedding Anniversary. He is preceded in death also by his in-laws, Jim and Rose Masinton. Frank was a lifelong resident of Pueblo, and graduated from Central High School in 1948. He served for two years in the U.S. Air Force in Rapid City, S.D., and retired from the Pueblo Gas and Fuel Co. in 1990, after 35 years of service. Frank is survived by his wife, Angela Masinton Zupancic of the family home; his five children, Jona Zupancic of Woodinville, Wash., Paula (Bob) Glynn of Dixon, Mo., Lori (Pat) Brown of Poulsbo, Wash., Toni (Mark) Morton of Littleton, Colo., and Maureen (Joe) Miller of Pueblo; two sisters, Vivian Hochevar of Pueblo, and Nancy (Fred) Sullinger of Penrose, Colo.; grandfather of Lauren and Erienne Christman, Nicholas and Taylor Brown, Sara Glynn, and Evan and Joshua Morton. Also survived by several nieces and nephews; and extended family and friends. The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude and appreciation to Dr. Melchor Sipalay and the staff on 4100 and 5100 at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center for their care and attention during his last three weeks. Viewing, 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, August 5, 2006, Christ the King Church. Entombment, Roselawn Mausoleum. The family will receive friends at Christ the King parish hall following the interment. In lieu of food and flowers, the family requests donations be made to the charity of your choice in memory of Frank Zupancic.

Zupancic, Helen
Helen Zupancic - Pueblo Chieftain - October 25, 2003 - Helen Zupancic, 93, born April 30, 1910, passed away Oct. 23, 2003. Preceded in death by her husband, Louis; son-in-law, Nick Savage; granddaughter, Deborah Ann Blatnick; parents, Alex and Anna Uhal; brothers, Petey, Andrew, John and Michael Uhal; and sisters, Mary Maikovich, Anna Pruss and Marge Elich. She is survived by daughters, Betty Ann Savage, Gladys (Edward) Blatnick, and Shirley (John) Aschenbrenner; and grandchildren, Edward James Weber Blatnik (Susan Mary Blatnik Weber), Adam (Tammy) Blatnik, Nick Robert Savage, Randy James Blatnick, Troy (Julie) Aschenbrenner and Todd Aschenbrenner. Also survived by two great-grandchildren, Joseph Adam Blatnik and Tiffany Ann Blatnik; and sisters, Sophie Rooth, Alice (James) Connor and Evelyn (Willard) Keller. Helen resided at the Pueblo Extended Care Facility where she was known to be very enjoyable and a "cute little lady" that loved her family and friends. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Parastas, 7 p.m. Monday, and funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Michael's Orthodox Church, officiated by Father Christopher Stanton. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to St. Michael's Church in Helen's memory.

Zupancic, John L.
John L. Zupancic - Pueblo Chieftain - April 11, 1987 - John L. Zupancic was born Oct. 1, 1916, and passed away April 8, 1987, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. A lifelong Pueblo resident, he was employed at CF&I for 44 ½ years in the wire mill galvanizing department and retired in 1980. Among his pleasures were bowling and sports. Member, St. Peter's Episcopal Church. Husband of Connie Zupancic, of the family home, to whom he was married 47 years. Father of Barbara (John) Overton, Indianola, Iowa, Nancy (Joseph) Frank, Thornton, Colo., and Donald Zupancic of Pueblo; grandfather of Bruce, Julie and Derek Overton, and John and James Frank. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, three sisters and two sons, John in 1941 and Bruce in 1967. Services at 10 a.m. Monday, April 13, St. Peter's Church, 3939 W. Pueblo Blvd. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the funeral home from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and from 8 to 9 a.m. Monday. The family prefers contributions to St. Peter's Church in his memory.

Zupancic, Louis T.
Louis T. "Bully" Zupancic - Pueblo Chieftain - January 30, 2004 - Louis T. "Bully" Zupancic, 91, passed away Jan. 28, 2004. Husband of Rose A. Zupancic of the family home; and father of Bud (Mary) Zupancic, Pueblo West, Joseph K. Zupancic, Greeley, and David M. Zupancic, Denver; and grandfather of Cheri (Joe) Young, Pueblo, and Bonnie Zupancic, Pueblo; and great-grandfather of Jeffrey. Survived by brother, Fred "Zup" Zupancic, Florence; and predeceased by brothers, Joseph "Midget" Zupancic, Frank "PeeWee" Zupancic, John "Zev" Zupancic, Rudolph "Rams" Zupancic, Anton "Tonza" Zupancic; sister, Mary Shure; and twins, William "Elines" Zupancic and Matilda "Tillie" Atkinson. Survived also by numerous nieces, nephews, and sisters-in-law, Helen Zupancic, Velda Zupancic and Aleen Zupancic. A lifelong Pueblo resident, Bully was a member of St. Mary Parish, Eagles Aerie No. 145, Pueblo Elks Lodge No. 90, and USWA Local 2102. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and worked at CF&I Steel Corp. from 1939 until 1975. Mr. and Mrs. Zupancic celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary this past March. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Mary Church. Interment, Roselawn. Please omit food. Bully resided at Life Care for the past 10 months, and the family graciously thanks the staff for their kindness and care during that time.

Zupancic, Mary E.
Mary E. Zupancic - Pueblo Chieftain - March 27, 2001 - Age 87, born Feb. 8, 1914, passed away March 26, 2001. Survived by daughter, Joanne (Fred) Miketa; grandchildren, Greg (Susan) Miketa; Denise (Jim) Bacich; Gary (Monica) Miketa and Jim Miketa. Also survived by great-grandchildren, Janna and Josh Miketa; Ashley, Courtney and Callie Bacich; and Zack and Mollie Miketa; brother-in-law, John Malone, Ohio; and many numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Mary Zabukovec; and sister, Josephine Malone. Mary was a loving mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Life Care Center for their loving care of Mary. Viewing, Tuesday, noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Funeral Mass, Thursday, 10 a.m., St. Mary Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Zupancic, Rudolph John
Rudolph John “Rams” Zupancic - Pueblo Chieftain - August 01, 2003 - Rudolph John “Rams” Zupancic passed away peacefully at his family home the morning of July 30, 2003. Beloved husband of Velda; and father of William, John (Beverly), Ralph (Brenda), Marilyn (Roxy Hannafious) and Kathy (John Browning). Also survived by grandchildren, Troy, Melody, Alyssa, D. J., Justin, Trent, Dawn, Blake and Nick; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Louis (Rose) and Frederick; sisters-in-law, Helen and Aleen Zupancic. Preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mary Zupancic; sisters, Tilly and Mary; and brothers, Joseph, Frank, John, Anton and William. Rams was born Nov. 3, 1908, in Pueblo, Colo. He was a veteran of World War II and retired from the Pueblo Gas & Fuel Co. in 1973. At his request, no viewing and no services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Family and friends will be received at the family home between 3 and 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, 2003. Online condolences,

Zupancic, William L.
William L. Zupancic - Pueblo Chieftain - January 03, 1998 - William L. Zupancic, passed away Dec. 30, 1997. Survived by cousin, Ann Vidmar- special friends, Mildred Prichard and Charles Prichard- and numerous other cousins, relatives and friends. Mr. Zupancic was a member of the Knights of Columbus and Pueblo Elks No. 90. Viewing, Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Funeral service, Monday, 10 a.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. (An obit ran with the shortened obituary on Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998)

Zupancic, William M.
William M. "Elines" Zupancic - Pueblo Chieftain - July 06, 2000 - William M. "Elines" Zupancic, age 85, passed away July 4, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Aleen Zupancic; and children, William M. (Colleen) Zupancic Jr., Mary (Melvin) Neugebauer, and Denise (Peter) Levin. Grandfather of Brett Wilson, Billie Jae Zupancic, Lauren and Jennifer Lukenbill, Kaitlin Zupancic, Brandi and Brittani Neugebauer and Garrett Neugebauer. Survived also by his brothers, Louis, Rudolph, John, and Fred Zupancic. He is preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters. Mr. Zupancic was a decorated World War II veteran, serving with the 65th Armored Field Division. He was a member of St. Patrick Church, where services will be held. Funeral Mass, Saturday, 10 a.m. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Zupancich, John Joseph
John Joseph Zupancich - Pueblo Chieftain - August 28, 1998 - John Joseph Zupancich, 75, passed away Aug. 26, 1998, at his home. Survived by his daughters, Patricia Parsons, Bremerton, Wash., Chris Beheshti, San Diego, Calif.- grandchild, Aysha Silagy, Bremerton, Wash.- and special niece, Carol Gerler, Pueblo. He is also survived by other nieces and nephews. John is preceded in death by son, John Robert Zupancich- sister, Grace Christensen- and brother, Frank Zupancich. He was employed with CF&I for more than 30 years, retiring in 1982. After his retirement, he became an avid coin collector, and was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church. , Saturday, 2 p.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Cremation, Almont Crematory. In lieu of food and flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home office.

Zurek, Dorothy
Dorothy Zurek - Huerfano World - February 4, 1993 - Former Walsenburg resident Dorothy Krpan Zurek died Jan. 17, 1993, in Valley Oaks Health Care Center in Oroville, CA. She had been a resident of Oroville for 43 years. Born Dec. 12, 1916, in Dawson, NM, she was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church and past president of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #196, Altar Society of St. Thomas, Women's Community Club, W.T. Sherman Relief Corp #96 and the VFW Auxiliary to Post #1747 where she was a life member. She also belonged to the Oroville Euhals Council 89, Thermalito Grange, Buttons & Bows, Monday Club, Golden Age Club and the Feather River Senior Citizens Association where she held various offices. Survivors include her brother, Nick Krpan; three sisters, Helen and Louise Krpan and Mary Pink, all of Walsenburg; numerous nieces nephews and cousins. Mass of Christian Burial was Jan. 22 from St. Thomas Church in Oroville. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery in Oroville.

Zutman, Louise
Louise Zutman - Huerfano World - October 28, 1976 - Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Oct. 23, for Louise Zutman, 533 West Seventh Street, who died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1976. She was 85. Mrs. Zutman was born June 18, 1891 is Austria. She came to the United States in 1911 and settled in the Huerfano County area. She was a member of SMPJ Lodge #299. Survivors include her husband, Louis Zutman; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Cocetti, of Trinidad; three sons, Tony Dolenc, of Rock Springs, Wyo.; Eddie Dolenc, of Englewood; and Louis Zutman Jr., of Northglenn; one sister, Rose Mihalich of Walsenburg; 10 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, one niece and one nephew. Services were conducted by Rev. Caro Russell at Boies Almont Chapel. Burial followed at Masonic Cemetery. Boies Almont was in charge of arrangements.

Zweifel, Caspar
Caspar Zweifel - Montezuma Millrun - August 2, 1884 - Caspar Zweifel, the late marshal of Central Pueblo, who was murdered on Thursday of last week, was buried on Sunday. The murderer has been captured. Marshal Casper Zweifel: Marshal of the town of Central Pueblo, he was stabbed to death outside of the Bella Union Saloon, 100 S. Union Ave., while arresting a counterfeiter on July 24, 1884. Aspen Weekly Times – August 2, 1884 – Casper Zweifel, marshal of Central Pueblo, was fatally stabbed on the 25th while arresting an unknown man for passing counterfeit money. Dolores News - August 2, 1884 - Pueblo's Marshal Killed - Pueblo, July 25 - At 12:30 this morning, Casper Zweifel, marshal of Central Pueblo, arrested an unknown young man for passing counterfeit money. On the way to the calaboose the prisoner stabbed Zweifel twice in the groin, cutting two arteries, and then ran. Zweifel fired several shots but his assailant escaped. Zweifel then fell and died in about ten minutes. He was appointed marshal only two days ago, and was a married man about forty years old. Dolores News - August 2, 1884 - Pueblo's Marshal Killed - Pueblo, July 25 - At 12:30 this morning, Casper Zweifel, marshal of Central Pueblo, arrested an unknown young man for passing counterfeit money. On the way to the calaboose the prisoner stabbed Zweifel twice in the groin, cutting two arteries, and then ran. Zweifel fired several shots but his assailant escaped. Zweifel then fell and died in about ten minutes. He was appointed marshal only two days ago, and was a married man about forty years old

Zwicky, Jean Ann
Jean Ann Zwicky - Albany Times Union - January 6, 2005 - Albany, NY - Jean Ann Zwicky, 80, of Latham, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, died Wednesday, January 5, 2005 at home. Born in Trinidad, Colo., she was the daughter of the late Loyd and Gladys Brown Pfleiderer. She had been a resident of Latham since 1946. Prior to her retirement in 1990, she was a teacher's aide at Boght Hills School for 25 years. Mrs. Zwicky was a member of the Niskayuna Reformed Church. An active member and past president of the Forts Ferry School PTA, she was also a Girl Scout Troop leader for many years. She enjoyed traveling around the world with her husband of 59 years, Everett E. Zwicky Jr. Besides her husband, she is survived by her children, Lynne (Joe) Gucwa of Southington, Conn., Sherry (Bob) Riley of Shavertown, Pa., Penny (Craig) Hall of Albuquerque, N.M., Kim (Jeff) Turmel of Brookfield, Wis., and Bill (Emily) Zwicky of Eagan, Minn.; her sister, Betty Gault of Albuquerque; her brother, Bill (Adrian) Pfleiderer of Tucson, Ariz.; and ten grandchildren. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the Bowen Funeral Home, 97 Old Loudon Road, Latham. Friends are invited to call Saturday 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. prior to the service. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Memorial Fund of Niskayuna Reformed Church, 3041 Troy-Schenectady Road, Niskayuna, NY 12309.

Zwolinski, Charlotte
Charlotte Zwolinski - Pueblo Chieftain - June 20, 2002 - Charlotte Zwolinski of Colorado City passed away after a short illness at St. Mary-Corwin hospital. Survived by her children, Donald (Wanda) Hagenbuch, Diane (Chuck) Pye; granddaughters, Kelly, Lynsie, Melissa; grandsons, Joe and Jamie. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Rye, Colo., where Charlotte was a member, with interment to follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery. Donations may be made in her memory to the church.

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