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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Ubbarri, Renardo
Renardo Ubbarri - Pueblo Chieftain - May 27, 1918 - Renardo, the one-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Libato Ubbarri, died yesterday at the residence in Avondale. The funeral will take place this morning at 10 o'clock from the residence. The interment will be made in the Huerfano Cemetery under the direction of the McCarthy Undertaking Company.

Uebler, Gene F.
Gene F. Uebler - Utica Observer-Dispatch - January 6, 2005 - Gene F. Uebler Sr., 70, passed away unexpectedly on January 3, 2005. He was born in Utica, NY, a son of the late Robert and Marjorie Rider Uebler and received his education in Whitesboro schools, graduating with the class of 1953. On June 21, 1958, Gene was married to Beverly Moyer in Sauquoit Methodist Church. Since 1996, Gene has worked for the Currier family and prior to that, operated Shady Lawn Farms, a family farm that was begun by Gene's grandfather, Charles Rider. He was a genuine hard worker who truly had farming his blood. As dedicated as Gene was to farming, it was his family that was the most important aspect of his life, a family that also included his faithful border collie, "Jack." Baseball was a big part of his life also, as he was an avid New York Yankees fan. Gene is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Beverly; his daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Richard Pugh, of West Winfield; his son and daughter-in-law, Gene Jr. and JoAnn Uebler of Walsenburg, CO; his grandchildren, Zachary and Joshua Pugh and Robert, Shannon, Jessica and Rebecca Uebler; his brother and sister-in-law, George and Gracie Uebler of Bridgewater; his in-laws, William Moyer of Prattsburg, NY, Robert and Roseann Moyer of New Hartford, and Bonnie and Walt Kogut of Clinton; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Gene will be held on Friday evening, January 7, 2005, at 7:00 at the Smith Funeral Home, 3022 Oneida St., Sauquoit. Calling hours will be Friday from 4 until the time of the funeral. Interment will be in the Cedar Lake Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Donations in Gene's memory may be made to the Cedarville Volunteer Fire Company or the Cedarville Ambulance Co. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Uffelman, Karl F. Jr.
Karl Uffelman - Pueblo Chieftain - February 23, 2014 - Karl Uffelman, 91, passed peacefully from this earth the morning of Feb. 6, 2014, while at home in front of a fire in his beautiful Pueblo house. Karl was born in Harrisburg, Pa., on Aug. 24, 1922. After high school, Karl enlisted in the Army, and between 1942 and 1946, served in a surveillance unit as a cryptograph repairman. Following his service in the Army, he worked briefly for General Electric, where he was inspired by others to pursue a degree in higher education. Karl graduated in 1950 from the University of Colorado-Boulder, with a degree in electrical engineering. After college, he moved to Pueblo to begin his career at the CF&I, where he retired in 1987 as the Vice President of Operations Services. Karl enjoyed an exciting and robust life. He fell in love with the Colorado outdoors. Skiing was one of his earliest passions, and he spent many days cruising down the slopes at Monarch. “I'm too big to fall,” Karl would often say. Through the years, Karl would derive much pleasure from his other outdoor passions, including mountaineering, photography, bird watching, rock collecting, and many more. Two of Karl's biggest joys were his beloved houses, one in Pueblo overlooking the Arkansas River, the other at the Huckleberry Hills Ranch in Rye, which Karl referred to as “Paradise.” Karl's life was also blessed by the countless number of friends he had over the years. His friends gave Karl's life meaning and fulfillment. In 1971, Karl married Josephine Naccarato Burke, and instant family life began. His family would be a key focal point for the rest of his life. He shared his love of the outdoors with his children, Laurie and Mike, taught them to ski and was a positive force in their lives in many other ways. Karl's greatest source of joy and fulfillment were his grandchildren, Megan and Leah Sankey, and Sean and Cole Burke. Karl would continue to share his love of the natural world with his grandchildren, and never missed an opportunity to express the love and pride that he felt for them. Karl was preceded in death by his parents, Karl Sr. and Ruth Uffelman; brother, Bill Uffelman; first wife, Sara Lindemuth Uffelman; and wife, Josephine Uffelman. He is survived by daughter, Laurie (Jerry) Sankey; son, Michael (Carolyn) Burke; grandchildren, Megan, Leah, Sean and Cole; sisters, Dorothy Rafferty and Julia Valkus; and special friend, Dascha Tursi. Celebration of life, noon March 1, 2014, at LaTronica's restaurant in Pueblo. In lieu of flowers, donations to honor Karl's life may be made to The Colorado Bluebird Project through the Audubon Society of Greater Denver. Donations will be collected by Montgomery & Steward Funeral Home.

Uglini, Robert
Robert Ugalini - Pueblo Chieftain - November 2, 1917 - Robert Ugalini, age 27 years, died at a local hospital last night. The body was sent by Davis & Vories to Walsenburg early this morning, accompanied by his brother. Pueblo Chieftain – November 13, 1917 – Funeral – Large attendance at the Catholic Church at Walsenburg Sunday at the funeral of Robert Ugolini, who died in the Pueblo Hospital from injuries received by an accident in the Cameron coal mine. He leaves a wife and two children. [Note: Listed as Umberto Uglini born April 1, 1891, died November 1, 1917, buried in St. Mary's South Cemetery, Walsenburg, Huerfano County,Colorado.]

Uherlik, Pauline M.
Pauline M. Uherlik - Pueblo Chieftain - June 4, 2010 - Pauline M. Uherlik, 75, born Jan. 4, 1935, passed through death into eternal life on June 1, 2010. Survived by sons, Kenneth E. (Julie) Uhernik and Scott D. Uhernik; grandchildren, Erik and Amanda; step-grandchildren, Alexandra (Jeff), Kelsey and Luke; a host of loving relatives, friends and her special dog, Chloe. Preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Pauline Wade; loving husband of 48 years, Cyril J. Uhernik Jr.; brothers, Joseph F. (Mary) Pachak, George J. (Helen) Pachak, Walter E. (Bobsie) Pachak, Raymond W. (Helen) Pachak and Harold H. (Pat) Pachak. Pauline served as a secretary at Irving Elementary, retiring after many years of service with School District 60. Memorial Mass, 11 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 2010, Our Lady of the Meadows Church, 23 Starling Drive. Inurnment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or Our Lady of the Meadows Church through the funeral home. Under the direction of George McCarthy Funeral Home.

Ulibarri, Donald Elfido
Donald Elfido Ulibarri - Pueblo Chieftain - February 14, 2009 - Donald Elfido Ulibarri, born April 7, 1940. Donald, also known as "Don" to many of his friends and as "papa" to his grandchildren, worked at Materials Handling and Equipment Co. for 24 years and retired in 2007. Don also served in the U.S. Navy and received an honorable discharge in 1957. Donald had many hobbies: golf, fishing, hunting, woodwork, traveling and winemaking. Above all, Don loved spending time with his family and friends. Donald is survived by daughter, Deena M. Hahn; son-in-law, Hans Hahn; granddaughters, Nicole and Natalie Hahn; his brother, Leo Maryann Ulibarri; and niece, Nikki Jo Ulibarri. Don was preceded in death by his father, Elfido Ulibarri; mother, Margaret Vigil Ulibarri; and brother, Leroy Ulibarri. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009, Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel. Reception to follow.

Ulibarri, Leo
Leo Ulibarri - Pueblo Chieftain - December 21, 2011 - Leo Ulibarri, born October 28, 1941 passed away December 19, 2011. At his request, cremation has taken place. Memorial Mass 2 p.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Cathedral. The family will receive friends in the church hall following the service.

Ulibarri, Lynsey
Lynsey Marie Ulibarri - Pueblo Chieftain - July 29, 2012 - Lynsey Marie Ulibarri, 17, of Pueblo, born May 1, 1995, passed away July 25, 2012. She is survived by her parents, Stacia Ulibarri and Cid Montano; grandparents, Barbara and John Ulibarri, and Lawrence and Geneva Montano; aunts, Celine (Mark) Perea and Tilly (Dan) VanHarpen; uncle, Abel Montano; cousins, A.B., Gabby, Mitchell, A.J., Donavan; and her boyfriend, Tino Garcia. Visitation, 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, Roselawn Funeral Home; Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, Holy Family Catholic Parish with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Ulibarri, Mary Ann
Mary Ann Ulibarri - Pueblo Chieftain - February 15, 2012 - Mary Ann Ulibarri, 65, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 12, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Elmer. Mary Ann is survived by daughter, Nikki Ulibarri and her fiancι, Larry Grotberg of Pueblo; sister, Pat Slade of Albuquerque, N.M.; nephews, Dennis Cahill and family of Albuquerque, N.M., David Cahill and family of Chickasha, Okla.; numerous family and friends. Memorials may be made in her name to Sacred Heart Cathedral. Rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Memorial Mass, 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, Sacred Heart Cathedral, Pueblo, Colo.

Ulibarri, Mary Caroline
Mary Caroline Montano Ulibarri - Trinidad Times Independent - December 20, 2011 - Mary Caroline Montano Ulibarri, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011. She passed away peacefully at home. She was born July 5, 1938, to Julian and Ida Montano of Segundo. She is survived by her daughter Elaine (Larry) Bodin of Homen, Wis.; sons John and David of Trinidad; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister Donna Montano of Segundo; brothers Benjamin Montano (Maragaret) Montano, Fransico Max (Kiko) Montano, John (Louise) Montano all of Segundo and Edward (Loretta) Montano of Denver; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. She is preceded in death by her parents, Julian and Ida; two sons, Anthony and Nathan; a brother, Eloy Montano; and her former husband John E. Ulibarri. One of Mary's many passions was the Denver Broncos. She supported them in good times and bad and had the joy of attending the 1998 Super Bowl in San Diego and witnessing the Broncos' triumph. Recently, she was blessed with having her two sons and daughter and her family, spend Thanksgiving with her. There are so many stories and information about Mary that can be said but the most important one is the love that she always presented to her children. She will be missed by many. Though God has you in His keeping, we all always have you in our hearts. We are forever blessed with memories of you, but as those memories fade with time, we are comforted in knowing your love will never leave us. We love you Mom, we love you Grandma, we love you Sister, we love you friend. Funeral services and rosary recitation will be at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 22 at Comi Funeral Home Chapel followed by a 10 a.m. funeral Mass at Holy Trinity Church Private inurnment will follow at a later date. Arrangements made under the direction of the Comi Funeral Home.

Ulibarri, Narciso E.
Narciso E. Ulibarri - Pueblo Chieftain - May 17, 2012 - Narciso E. Ulibarri, 83, passed away May 15, 2012, in Pueblo, Colo. Survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Mary; children, Sylvia Perez, Manuel Ulibarri, Jude (Annella) Ulibarri, Steven (Becky) Ulibarri and Mark Ulibarri; grandchildren, Emilio, Antonio, Amanda, Martin and Joseph; siblings, Flora Romero, Henry (Margaret) Ulibarri and Antonia (Joe) Aragon. Also survived by numerous family members and friends. Narciso retired from the CF&I Steel after 30-plus years. He was involved in the Nocturnal Adoration Society for many years. He loved fishing, the Colorado Rockies, the Raiders, farming and most of all, his family. He will be greatly missed. Special thanks to his friend, Zeke Lujan, for taking Narciso on his last fishing trip. Viewing, 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2012, at Imperial Funeral Home, followed by rosary recitation at 6 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19, 2012, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Ullmann, Joseph
Joseph Ullmann - Pueblo Chieftain - May 8, 1998 - Joseph Ullmann, 88, passed away May 4, 1998. Preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Virginia “Ginny" Ullmann, on April 20, 1995. Survived by Kimberly Schlotterbeck of Santa Cruz, Calif., one of his nieces, and many close friends, including Dave Perkins of Pueblo. Born April 8, 1910, in Germany. Mr. and Mrs. Ullmann were married in 1953 at which time they came to Colorado and settled in Pueblo in 1955. They worked for Shaw-Barton Specialty Printing Co., retiring in 1994 after working together as a team for over 41 years. Ginny and Joe fell in love with the Pueblo community. They enjoyed the atmosphere of the town, but what they liked most was its people. They long ago decided that when the time came, they would like to give back to the community a part of what the community gave to them. At Ginny's death, Joe made generous contributions to the University of Southern Colorado Foundation and various organizations and agencies in the Pueblo community. It is now Joe's time to give back to the community: most of his estate will be distributed to non-profit organizations within the Pueblo community. Service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Phil Sorensen officiating. Private entombment will be in the Roselawn Garden Mausoleum where Ginny and Joe will again be together.

Ulrey, Lee
Lee Ulrey – Pueblo Chieftain – January 18, 1918 – Sick And Alone – Lee Ulrey, who lived alone on a ranch south of Saguache, was lying ill with pneumonia four days before his condition was discovered. He was taken to town but died the next day.

Ummel, Bernese E.
Bernese Ummel - Pueblo Chieftain - July 5, 2009 - Bernese Ummel passed away on July 2, 2009, at age 93, after a long and fruitful life. Born Bernese Emily McCray in Kearney, Neb., on Sept. 14, 1915, she graduated from high school in Aurora, Neb., in 1933. In 1937, she married Don Ummel (who passed away in 1975) and together they moved to Pueblo in 1938. Bernese was a person with seemingly boundless energy. While raising a family and working, Bernese went back to school to earn bachelor's and master's degrees in education. She taught elementary school and elementary reading at Spann and Goodnight Schools, retiring in 1981. Bernese was a longtime active member of the First Baptist Church. She was Calling Committee Chair of the American Association of University Women and of Delta Kappa Gamma, and treasurer for the Pueblo Retired School Employees Association for years. She was a supporter of the Pueblo Zoo, the Nature Center, the Symphony, the Pueblo Chorale, the Rosemount Museum, the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, the Wayside Mission and Cooperative Care. She always was on the go. Along with a very close group of friends known as "the Troupe," which included Betty, Sue, Phyllis, and later her daughter, Susan. Bernese loved to play bridge, go to concerts, theatre, and opera, and to travel to many countries including Europe, Russia, Greece, Turkey, and her favorites, China, and rafting amongst the whales off Baja California. Bernese is survived by her daughter, Susan; son, Jim; grandchildren, Kristin and Marc; eight great-grandchildren; and her younger sister, Gretchen. Memorial services will be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cooperative Care and the Pueblo Zoo through the funeral home. Pueblo Chieftain - August 2, 2009 - Bernese Ummel. Service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel.

Uncapher, Hazel T.
Hazel T. Uncapher – Pueblo Chieftain – March 16, 1919 – Mrs. Hazel T. Uncapher, age 25 years, died at a local hospital March 15. Body at McCarthy's. Pueblo Chieftain – March 18, 1919 – The funeral of Mrs. Hazel Uncapher will be held from the McCarthy Chapel Wednesday at 3 o'clock. Interment Roselawn. Pueblo Chieftain – March 19, 1919 – The funeral of Hazel Uncapher will take place this afternoon at 3 o'clock in the McCarthy Funeral Chapel. Pueblo Chieftain – March 20, 1919 – The funeral of Mrs. Hazel Uncapher was held from the McCarthy Chapel yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Rev. F. A. Hatch conducted services. Mrs. Prosser and Mrs. Thomas sang, "Sometime We'll Understand," and "Face to Face." Pall bearers were: W. W. Hill, Stewart N. Waggoner, James Weir, Thomas Howell, Harry Herman, and Charles H. McGill. Flower bearers, Mrs. Harry Lloyd, Mrs. William Burnett, Mrs. Clarkson, and Miss Matilda Anderson. Interment in Roselawn Cemetery.

Unegas, Samuel
Samuel Unegas – Pueblo Chieftain – June 20, 1918 – Samuel Unegas, age 38 years, died at a local hospital yesterday after an illness of two weeks. The remains were removed to the McCarthy Undertaking Parlors. The funeral announcement will be made later. Pueblo Chieftain – June 21, 1918 – The funeral of Samuel Unegas will take place Saturday afternoon at 2:30 from the McCarthy Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Roselawn Cemetery. Pueblo Chieftain – June 23, 1918 – The funeral of Samuel Unegas took place yesterday afternoon at 2:30 from the McCarthy Funeral Chapel. The interment was at Roselawn Cemetery.

Unfug, Adolph
Adolph Unfug - Walsenburg World - August 16, 2012 - by Nancy Christofferson - Adolph Unfug: Walsenburg pioneer - Seventy-five years ago Walsenburg lost one of its leading citizens and businessmen, Adolph A. Unfug who died in August 1937 at the age of 75. Adolph Charles Henry Unfug, known for some reason as Adolph A., was one of the five brothers and two sisters who emigrated from Germany and made Walsenburg their home. These included Charles Otto, known as C.O.; Conrad Frederick William; Frederick “Fred” August Herman; August Theodore; Wilhemina Louise Ottilie, or just Ottilie who married Richard H. Wells (one-time Huerfano County Commissioner); and Louise Henrietta Wilhelmina who became Mrs. Louis B. Sporleder. C.O. was the first Unfug to come to Huerfano County. Born in Westphalia, Germany in 1846, C.O. traveled to St. Louis in 1862 and then to the San Luis Valley with his employers. While working for the Ferdinand Meyer Company store in Fort Garland, he was transferred to the branch store in Badito in 1869. In 1872 he moved on to Walsenburg, where he worked as a builder and store clerk. In 1881 he was became county clerk. He told the local paper in April 1881 he was expecting two brothers and two sisters from Germany. They arrived in June, having traveled from their home in the town of Bielefeld by train, by ship from Germany, and more trains from New York City to Walsenburg. These four were Adolph, August, Louise and Otillie. August was 21 years old and Adolph was 19. They had the care of their sisters, ages 26 and 16, after the death of their parents. The brothers Conrad and Fred had already immigrated and settled, Conrad in Kokomo and various other Colorado gold camps, and Fred in Walsenburg. When Kokomo burned in 1881, Conrad joined the family in Huerfano County. Another brother, William, also came to the United States but kept going west, settling in California. The first stop the four siblings made in Walsenburg was in the office of their county clerk brother to receive applications for citizenship. Adolph went to work on several ranches in the Santa Clara and La Veta areas for several months, having wonderful adventures with wild horses and vast forests while learning English. Conrad was off in the gold camps, Fred was a bookkeeper for the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, C.O. was in the county courthouse, Louise and Otillie were working in private homes, and August was employed in Benton Canon's general store in Walsenburg, while Adolph was living in Schulze Plaza, later known as Aguilar. After spending Christmas with his siblings in Walsenburg, Adolph was able to find employment there as well. He became an employee of the Walsen and Levy contracting company. In 1882 the brothers, Fred, August and Adolph, started their own store, Unfug Brothers, remembered by oldtimers as the Unfug trading post. They were soon joined in the business by C.O. and Conrad. The store was a large adobe building at the northwest corner of Sixth and Main streets, and Adolph lived in an adobe residence next door to the north. In 1889 the firm advertised itself as the “Huerfano County Big Bargain House”. On Oct. 14, 1884, Adolph married Alice Margaret Arnold. Alice was the daughter of pioneers Benjamin A. and Margaret Campbell Arnold who brought their family to Huerfano County from Michigan in 1874 to join Margaret's father, Alex Campbell. Alex, a carpenter, actually built the 86 by 25 foot adobe structure that became the original Unfug store. Benjamin Augustus Arnold was credited with building the first Catholic Church, the county jail of the 1880s and many homes, often in partnership with his father-in-law. His wife was said to have started the first school in Walsenburg, in the family home. Adolph and Alice were married in the old Sporleder Hotel which B.A. was at the time managing. They went on to have five children, Blanche born in 1886, William Frederick in 1888, Adolph A. Jr., 1893, Margaret Gretchen, known as Gretchen, 1898 and George A. in 1900. Adolph was elected to the Walsenburg Town Board in 1892, when his brother C.O. was mayor. He also served as trustee in 1895-97 and 1906-1914. At some point he served as mayor for several terms. In 1897 he bought a ranch on the Santa Clara and spent two years rusticating and “cowboying” before returning to the city. Back in Walsenburg, Adolph went to work as manager for Baxter and Kearns, who had purchased the former Standley Hardware in 1894 (for $7,100). Baxter and Kearns built an addition to the rear of their store and this became the Unfug and Taylor Mercantile of Fred and August. Adolph bought into the hardware firm and became president of the corporation. While Adolph was running the hardware store his son F. William, known as Bill, joined him. In March 1925 Adolph and Bill bought the Neelley-Caldwell Hardware Company store at Fifth and Main. This became the longtime Unfug Hardware Store. After Adolph's death in 1937, Bill was sole owner until his own death in 1958. Having outlived his wife and two children, Bill left the business to his sister Gretchen, who was Mrs. Daniel B. Summers. Adolph was a charter member of the Walsenburg Lodge No. 1086, B.P.O.E., or Elks, and was the president of the Elks state reunion association and executive board. From 1931 to 1933 he was state senator, serving Custer, Costilla and Huerfano counties. Adolph and Alice celebrated their 50th anniversary in 1934 with their five children and their families. Although he died just three years later, Alice lived on until 1961.

Unfug, Zerelda Boone
Zerelda Boone Unfug – Pueblo Chieftain – January 26, 1918 – Death of Mrs. Zerelda Boone Unfug at Walsenburg, Colo. – Mrs. Zerelda Boone Unfug, daughter of Mary Ann and Van Daniel Boone, early Pueblo County pioneers, and wife of Conrad Unfug, of Walsenburg, Colo., died at her home in Walsenburg on Friday morning, January 25, at 12:40 after an illness dating from sometime in August, 1916, when she suffered a paralytic stroke from which he never recovered, being in a semi conscious state most the time since then, and unable to speak or walk, since the stroke, though she at times seemed to recognize her husband, daughters, sisters, brother and other relatives and friends and wanted to speak, but could not. Deceased was 64 years and 9 months old at the time of her death, and was a woman loved and respected by all who knew her, because of her amiable disposition and beautiful Christian character. She was a great-granddaughter of Daniel Boone, of Kentucky, the famous pioneer and explorer, and her father and mother were among the most highly respected and beloved people of the Arkansas Valley and Colo. deceased was born in Westport, Mo., and was about 9 years old when her parents moved to Colo. in 1862 and settled at Boone on the Arkansas River, 20 miles East of Pueblo, a place which was named for Van Daniel Boone and his beloved wife, Mary Ann, who died only a few years ago. Deceased was married to Conrad Unfug, of Walsenburg, on March 4, 1888. For a while the couple made their home in Walsenburg and later lived in Pueblo and then returned to Walsenburg where they have since resided, though Mrs. Unfug has visited friends and relatives in this city often, and was well and favorably known to all the old-timers in Pueblo and Southern Colo., with whom she was always a favorite. She leaves a husband, Conrad Unfug, and 2 daughters, Mrs. Jefferson Farr, Jr., and Miss Mary H. Unfug, a teacher, all of Walsenburg, to mourn her loss. Other relatives left to mourn her passing away are 2 sisters, Mrs. Emma H. Barnum and Mrs. Theodore R. Jones of this city, and 2 brothers, Charles Boone of Pagosa Springs, Colo., and Frank Boone, of Wyo., besides many nephews and nieces in this city and elsewhere, the more prominent and better known of these being Lewis Barnum, of Pueblo and Charles S. Barnum of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Theodore Price and Miss Alice Jones of Pueblo. The funeral services will be held at Walsenburg on Sunday, and the interment will be made in the family plot there. Rev. Thomas Casady, pastor of the Church of the Ascension, of this city, will conduct the services, and many of the relatives and friends living in Pueblo will attend to pay their last respects to "Aunt Dal," as she was known to all. Pueblo Chieftain – January 28, 1918 – Funeral of Mrs. Unfug at Walsenburg – The funeral of Mrs. Zerelda Boone Unfug occurred at Walsenburg yesterday afternoon and was largely attended by friends and relatives of the deceased. Rev. Thomas Cassady of the Church of the Ascension, this city, of which deceased was a member, went to Walsenburg yesterday noon and conducted the beautiful Episcopal service. Many relatives and friends from Pueblo attended to pay their last tribute to the respect of the beloved woman. The floral offerings were many and beautiful. Interment was in the family lot in the Walsenburg Cemetery.

Unknown, Baby
Unknown Baby - Pueblo Chieftain - May 12, 1919 - Family Finds Body of Dead Baby in Yard - When a family residing at 611 Bradford Street looked into their front yard yesterday morning, they saw there the body of a dead infant. Dr. W. H. Campbell, County Coroner, was called and made an investigation. The child had been dead for some little time and probably was dead at its premature birth. Marks on the body indicated that it had been dragged into the yard by dogs. The body was removed to the McMinn Undertaking Co. and a further investigation will be made by the coroner. Pueblo Chieftain – May 13, 1919 – The funeral of the infant who was found dead Sunday, will be held this morning at 10 o'clock from the McMinn Funeral Chapel. Interment will be in Roselawn. Pueblo Chieftain – May 15, 1919 – The funeral of the unknown infant who was found last Sunday took place at 9 o'clock from the McMinn Chapel yesterday morning. Interment was in Roselawn.

Unknown, Baby
Unknown Baby - Pueblo Indicator - June 16, 1928 - Avondale - Sammy Aldred, son of Mr. Fred Aldred, made a gruesome find Wednesday on his father's ranch, when he discovered the body of a tiny babe near an irrigating ditch. An undertaker was notified and the remains taken to Pueblo.

Unknown, Boy
Boy Unknown - Pueblo Indicator - July 4, 1914 - Mother Abandons Son - Died Unattended Except By Sisters At Hospital - Mrs. Charles Reckor, Colorado City Woman, Who Deserted Boy on Honeymoon, Faces Charges - Colorado Springs - That she abandoned her ten-year-old son, leaving him to die unattended except by the sisters of St. Francis hospital while he sobbed for his mother's presence, is the charge lodged against Mrs. Charles Reckor of Colorado City. The mother and her husband, whom she married three weeks ago in Canon City, were arrested by the district attorney's office on charges of child abandonment, breaking quarantine, and failure to observe health laws. Several days ago an unknown boy died at St. Francis hospital. He had been brought to the institution three days before by a couple who gave the names of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Meyers and said they lived on a ranch near Calhan. Although the boy was in a critical condition when left at the hospital, the couple immediately left. No inquiry was made to the sisters regarding his condition during the three days that intervened until his death. For twenty-four hours Coroner Lawrence Boyle held the body in an effort to locate the couple or learn something of the boy's identity. Wide publicity was given the case, but not until Monday did a clew develop that put the officers on the trail of the boy's parents.

Unknown, Child
Unknown Child – Fort Collins Courier – June 11, 1921 – Check Up is Started of the Dead – Official Information Obtained of Casualties of Flood as Far as is Yet Possible – Pueblo, June 11 – Ninety-four persons have been officially reported dead in the flood district, lying between Pueblo and La Junta according to a compilation of figures just made by a correspondent in collaboration with the Colorado rangers and the Colorado national guard. Accompanied by H. C. Carey and Edward Altman, assigned as special detail by Capt. O. L. Dennis, commander of the state rangers, the correspondent of the Associated Press from Pueblo to Rocky Ford, a distance of 55 miles yesterday collected data from which the compilation was made. Peace officers, municipal officers, coroners, undertakers and business men were interviewed in an effort to obtain authentic information. The figures for La Junta were obtained from Capt. J. B. Mock, of the Colorado National guard. The death list by towns follows: Pueblo – bodies recovered, 48 (previously reported)… Rocky Ford – bodies recovered, 2; (Albert Breidenfeld, 27, drowned one mile north of Vroman. Ten months old baby of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Darr, Rocky Ford. Darr and three children were drowned but their bodies have not been recovered, according to C. M. Ustick, coroner).

Unknown, Emmet J.
Emmet J. Unknown - Surgeon General's Office - Washington - August 17, 1871 - Private Emmet J, Co. A, 5th Infantry, aged 19 years, and of splendid physical organization, was in the habit of bathing in the Arkansas River, at a place near Fort Lyon, Colorado Territory, where the water was ordinarily from six to eight feet deep, and so muddy as to render an object unseen at a depth of six inches. On July 3, 1868, in diving from the bank he struck his head against the bottom, which, being sandy and constantly shifting, was upon this particular occasion only eighteen inches below the surface. Becoming immediately powerless from the effects of the concussion, he would have drowned had not help been given. The legs and arms being paralyzed he was carried on a stretcher to the hospital, lying on his abdomen. For complete details:

Unknown, Female
Female Unknown - Colorado Springs Gazette - March 30, 2002 - Pueblo Woman Dies, 2 Injured in I-25 Crash - A Pueblo woman died Friday after she was ejected from a sport utility vehicle that rolled several times on Interstate 25 near Monument. Two others were injured in the wreck. The Ford Explorer was headed south on I-25 at 3:25 p.m. when the driver, a 32-year-old Pueblo woman, lost control while trying to avoid an object in the road, the Colorado State Patrol said. The vehicle collided with a guardrail about 1 mile south of Monument, then rolled at least two times. All three people in the vehicle, who were not identified Friday, were ejected. A 58-year-old woman died at Penrose Hospital as a result of her injuries. The driver and a 12-year old boy were treated and released from Memorial Hospital with moderate injuries. None of them was wearing a seat belt, the state patrol said. The driver was cited for careless driving causing death and a child restraint violation.

Unknown, Female
Female Unknown - Colorado Springs Gazette - September 3, 2003 - Pueblo County Hit Again - Woman, 82, 4th West Nile Death - An 82-year-old woman has become the fourth person from Pueblo County to die of West Nile. As of Tuesday, 941 cases of West Nile — including 12 deaths — have been reported in Colorado. El Paso County health officials have reported 59 cases so far this season. Although mosquitoes will stop feeding sometime midmonth, human cases are expected to trickle in statewide for weeks afterward. The Pueblo County woman died Friday in Arizona, where her daughter lives, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Health officials said she became ill in Pueblo County. The three other victims from Pueblo also were in their 80s. One person also has died in Fremont County. Boulder, Weld and Larimer counties have had two deaths each; one death occurred in Adams County. All those who have died statewide were older than 65, leading health officials to issue constant reminders that older people must take extra care in avoiding mosquitoes. People are urged to wear insect repellent and avoid going outdoors at dawn and dusk, when mosquitoes are most active.

Unknown, Female
Unknown Female - Wet Mountain Tribune - September 19, 2002 - Peaks of the Past - 10 Years Ago - 1992 - Silver Cliff's calm was shattered Friday when a Pueblo man shot and killed his wife and a best friend, and then turned the gun fatally on himself. The double homicide/suicide occurred at about 4:15 p.m. in a unit at the Cliff Dwellings Condominiums. Authorities say the man's wife apparently left him the day before and moved in with the family's long-time friend who had purchased the condo in May. None of the dead had any criminal record other than minor traffic violations.

Unknown, Female
Unknown Female - Daily Rocky Mountain News - January 16, 1874 - Territorial Notes - This is the way they do it in Trinidad: Antonio Domingues had taken undue liberties with the wife of one Agipito Cardinos, (both Mexicans) when Cardinos, on finding Domingues, with the assistance of other parties, held the latter down and bit his nose off. This party then rode off to a Mexican settlement known as Chilali. Domingues followed them to the house of Cardinos and commenced shooting, and instead of shooting Cardinos, shot a Mexican girl through the abdomen, inflicting a wound from which she died the day following. Cardinos and Domingues are now confined in jail.

Unknown, Female
Unknown Female - Central City Daily Register-Call - July 29, 1880 - State and Elsewhere - A Pueblo woman recently died in childbed through the alleged malpractice of Dr. McKenny. Dr. Owens was called in by the neighbors just before the woman died, and stated that she had not been properly attended. Dr. McKenney publishes a challenge to a trial before a competent board of physicians. The Chieftain wants to know who is to furnish the subject.

Unknown, Girl
Girl Unknown - Pueblo Indicator - August 28, 1915 - Discovered Skeleton of a Child - While playing along the foot of a hill near the Beulah road one day recently two of the young daughters of Mr. and Mrs. P. Ruddy discovered part of a rudely constructed coffin and the skeleton of a child that had been buried there many years ago by a family that was moving through. The little girl took sick and died and was buried at the foot of the lonely hills. The recent heavy rains washed away the ground and exposed the bones to view.

Unknown, Hattie
Unknown Hattie - Rocky Mountain News - December 16, 1882 - State at Large - Trinidad News: “On Monday a negro and two Italian friends were out hunting about four miles northwest of the city. One of them happened on the skeleton or a human being from which the flesh had been almost entirely eaten by coyotes. He called the other two men to look at the ghastly sight, and the party then came to the city and notified the coroner, who impaneled a jury and proceeded to the spot on yesterday, for the purpose of ascertaining, if possible the identity of the find. The evidence was not concluded yesterday, but it is believed that the remains are those of a negro woman known in the city as Hattie. She has been missing about six weeks. She was a tough character and of unsound mind, caused by hard drinking. A negro woman in town states that when she last saw her, some six weeks ago, she was apparently crazy, and was intoxicated; she went out of the house with nothing on but a jacket and a pair of stockings. These articles were found in the vicinity of the remains, but a dress was also found not far distant, which the woman above referred to does not identify. There was no indication of violence except that the bones of both legs were broken above the knees. The theory that she wandered away and died from exposure and hunger is the most reasonable, yet it is difficult to account for the broken limbs.”

Unknown, Immigrant
Immigrant Unknown - Yuma Pioneer - March 31, 1911 - Three skeletons, said to be the remains of immigrants bound for California in 1871, were unearthed on the Sand Kuhl ranch by Benjamin Crane and brought to Pueblo.

Unknown, Indian Joe
Indian Joe - Pueblo Indicator - February 22, 1913 - “Indian Joe” Dies of His Injuries - Indian Joe, whose real name is not known, who fell a distance of thirty feet at the Zinc smelter one day last week, died of his injuries at the hospital. He was a Mexican worker.

Unknown, Infant
Unknown Infant – Colorado Springs Gazette – June 11, 1921 – Pueblo Will Appeal for Permanent Flood Relief - … Pueblo, June 10 – When three of the bodies found today were discovered three more tragedies were revealed… The body of the small baby found today lying so deeply imbedded in the mud that rescue workers said it appeared as tho its mother had thrown it as far as possible in an effort to send it beyond the reach of the waters.

Unknown, Infant
Unknown Infant – Pueblo Chieftain – March 28, 1919 – The funeral of the unknown infant who was found near Lake Minnequa Wednesday will be held this morning from the McMinn Chapel. Interment will be in Roselawn.

Unknown, Infant
Infant Unknown - Pueblo Indicator - July 10, 1933 - Dead Babe Found - A new-born baby was discovered Friday forenoon in the ashpit at the rear of 1238 Evans avenue, by A. G. Ransom of 1229 Abriendo Ave. Policemen McClannahan and Roberts were soon on the spot, and Deputy Coroner J. D. McGuin responded soon afterward. Dr. R. K. Redd pronounced the babe new-born. The body was well nourished. It bore several bruises as though it had been carried in a wood box and roughly handled. No clue to its parentage has been established.

Unknown, Infant
Unknown Infant - Rocky Mountain News - March 10, 1882 - The State at Large - A Pueblo mother awoke the other morning to find her little infant dead in her arms.

Unknown, Japanese
Japanese Unknown – Pueblo Chieftain – November 5, 1918 – Found Dead – Tragedy at Trinidad which at first seemed the murder of Japanese, who was found dead in the suburbs, has been decided a plane suicide. The man had been in ill health, had hired a taxi to take him to the cemetery, and when left alone shot himself.

Unknown, Louy (Uncle)
Uncle Louy Unknown - Daily Rocky Mountain News - August 29, 1876 - State and Mining News - The Pueblo Chieftain says: “Old Uncle Louy,” who was kicked by a horse a short time since, causing a compound fracture of one of his legs, died last night.

Unknown, Male
Male Unknown - Rocky Mountain News - January 19, 1889 - Points at Pueblo - An Unknown Man Found Dead - Pueblo, Colo., Jan. 18 - A dead man was found this afternoon near the bank of the Arkansas River six miles west of town, near Rock Canon Bridge. He is a young man with a smooth face, respectably dressed, and evidently died of cold and exposure. His tracks in the snow showed that he had crossed the river from the north. There was nothing on the body to show his identity, but incoherent writings showed he was probably insane. He had no underclothing or overcoat.

Unknown, Male
Male Unknown - Rocky Mountain News - November 26, 1889 - An Unknown Suicide - Pueblo, Colo., Nov. 25 - The coroner held an inquest today on the body of an unknown man who hired a room at a lodging house and committed suicide with morphine. He was rather well dressed, about 28 years old and had destroyed all means of identification.

Unknown, Male
Male Unknown - Rocky Mountain News - April 17, 1883 - A drunken unknown man died in a Pueblo saloon on Friday. He had just arrived there from Salt Lake and was full of intoxicants.

Unknown, Male
Male Unknown - Yuma Pioneer - September 26, 1913 - The discovery by a watchman of the body of an unidentified man on the Grand Avenue grade crossing at Pueblo, leads the police to suspect foul play.

Unknown, Male
Male Unknown - Colorado Springs Gazette - March 16, 1997 - Pueblo Man Dies in I-25 Crash - A Pueblo man was killed Saturday afternoon when he lost control of the car he was driving on Interstate 25 south of Fountain, according to the Colorado State Patrol. A passenger riding in the car, 30-year-old Joey Paulsen of Pueblo, was taken to Memorial Hospital with facial cuts. He was released from the hospital Saturday, according to hospital officials. The men were riding northbound on I-25 in a 1984 Oldsmobile sedan when the car ran off the left side of the road. The car hit the guardrail, moved back across the northbound lanes and rolled twice off the right side of the interstate, according to the state patrol report. The driver was ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene. Neither man was wearing a seat belt, the report states.

Unknown, Male
Male Unknown - Colorado Springs Gazette - August 28, 2003 - West Nile Kills Pueblo Man - 85-Year-Old Colorado's 9th Person to Die of Disease - An elderly Pueblo man has died of West Nile, prompting health officials to warn senior citizens again to take precautions against mosquitoes. All nine deaths in Colorado have involved people older than 65. The Pueblo man, 85, died Tuesday. He was being treated for encephalitis, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. He was the first man in Colorado to die from West Nile and the third victim from Pueblo. Weld and Larimer counties have had two fatalities each. Fremont and Boulder counties have had one death each. For people infected with West Nile, the risk of severe illness — encephalitis and meningitis — increases with age. Older people should use repellent and wear pants and long-sleeved shirts when outdoors to protect against mosquitoes, experts advise. In about three weeks, as daylight decreases, mosquitoes will start feeding on plants instead of people. Until then, health workers will keep repeating their prevention message. "I'd like to borrow a line from the dairy industry, and that's 'Got DEET'?" said Tom Wood, environmental quality program manager for the El Paso County Department of Health and Environment. "We're in the peak of the transmission cycle right now," Wood said Wednesday during a meeting of the county's Board of Health. "It's not a time to let down our guard." As of midweek, the county had recorded 51 human cases of West Nile, 19 of which were confirmed by state officials. El Paso County accounts for just 2 percent of the state's 775 cases, and health workers attribute the low numbers to a strong educational campaign and an aggressive attack on mosquito larvae. Since May, the health department has been testing dead jays, magpies and crows for the virus and mapping where the birds were found. That information was used to track and monitor how West Nile was moving through the county. Bird-testing will end today. County health officials said they now are tracking locations of human cases to determine where to focus mosquito control efforts.

Unknown, Male
Unknown Man - Leadville Herald Democrat - July 20, 1887 - Evidently Murdered - Denver, July 19 - A Pueblo special to the News says a dead man was found today less than a mile west of the state insane asylum, near a deserted adobe house, and, near the coal mine extension of the Santa Fe road. The body was wrapped in a blanket and had been dead six weeks or two months being badly decomposed. The back of the skull was crushed in, evidently by a blow. The man was evidently a Mexican and the coroner thinks he was murdered. A brass watch and some letters written in Spanish were found on his body. A laborer employed west of town says about two months ago he heard groans in that vicinity, but saw no body and paid no more attention. An inquest will be held tomorrow.

Unknown, Male
Unknown Male - Silver Cliff Weekly Herald - April 27, 1882 - Crushed to Death - Pueblo, April 24 - A man, whose name it was impossible to learn, was run over and instantly killed a short distance south of the Rio Grande round house about 10:30 o'clock Sunday night. The fact was communicated to Marshal Jamison a short time afterward by a party of workmen, who happened to be passing the fatal spot and witnessed this ghastly spectacle. This officer immediately notified Coroner Cowles, who at once took steps to have the body removed to his undertaking establishment. The Victim's left leg and arm had been crushed to a jelly, while his head was mashed in a manner to make identification impossible, Blood was spattered along the rails for a hundred feet, and small pieces of flesh were picked up at various points along the track. The remains were viewed by a large number of people this morning, but to no avail so far as recognition was concerned. The Steel works were telephoned, it being thought by the Coroner that the unfortunate might possibly have been an employe of this institution. Word was sent back, however, that no one was missing from the force. The victim was dressed in brown overalls and wore a blue jacket of the same material. His hands showed him to be accustomed to hard work. He was aged about thirty-five, weight, 140; height, five feet eight inches, dark hair, light mustache and well trimmed beard. The inquest was held at two o'clock this afternoon, and resulted in accordance with the facts above stated.

Unknown, Male
Unknown Male - Rocky Mountain News - April 27, 1882 - The State at Large - A Pueblo lad was hurt on the head while playing with some companions. Seven doctors attended him. He died.

Unknown, Male
Unknown Male - Rocky Mountain News - June 6, 1885 - Death of the Burglar - Pueblo, June 5 - The unknown burglar, whose name is supposed to be William Wilson, and who was shot yesterday morning in an encounter with the South Pueblo police, died about 6 o'clock this morning at St. Mary's hospital. He made no confession, but died without revealing his real name or where he came from or anything else, but with horrible oaths expressed his regret that the revolver he had used in his defense had not been properly loaded. Coroner Taylor held an inquest on the remains. A verdict, exonerating the officers from blame and reciting that they shot him in the discharge of their duty while Wilson was trying to evade arrest, was returned.

Unknown, Male
Unknown Male - Rocky Mountain News - September 11, 1888 - Killed by the Cars - Florence, Colo., Sept. 10 - This afternoon about 3 o'clock a brakeman was run over by a Rio Grande freight train while coupling cars. He was put on the Salt Lake express, which arrived a few moments after the accident, to be taken to his home at Pueblo. He died in fearful agony before he reached his destination.

Unknown, Male
Unknown Male - Wet Mountain Tribune - December 13, 2001 - Peaks of the Past - 10 Years Ago - 1991 - Sheriff Fred Jobe said it has been determined that a 72-year-old Pueblo man died of hypothermia after falling outside his cabin at Lake Isabel on Nov. 26.

Unknown, Male
Unknown Male - Wet Mountain Tribune - September 19, 2002 - Peaks of the Past - 10 Years Ago - 1992 - Silver Cliff's calm was shattered Friday when a Pueblo man shot and killed his wife and a best friend, and then turned the gun fatally on himself. The double homicide/suicide occurred at about 4:15 p.m. in a unit at the Cliff Dwellings Condominiums. Authorities say the man's wife apparently left him the day before and moved in with the family's long-time friend who had purchased the condo in May. None of the dead had any criminal record other than minor traffic violations.

Unknown, Male
Unknown Male - Wet Mountain Tribune - September 19, 2002 - Peaks of the Past - 10 Years Ago - 1992 - A Pueblo man was killed and three people injured in a one-vehicle accident Thursday night on the Oak Creek Grade near the Fremont County line.

Unknown, Male
Unknown Male - Daily Rocky Mountain News - September 2, 1875 - Man Drowned in the Tie Drive - Canon City, September 1 - The great drive of railroad ties for the Pueblo and Salt Lake road is now through the grand canon of the Arkansas, and is passing this place. Today one of the workmen, a stranger from Pueblo, name unknown, was caught in the drive and drowned just south of town. He was a new man, this being his first day's work on the drive.

Unknown, Man
Unknown Man – Fort Collins Courier – June 11, 1921 – Check Up is Started of the Dead – Official Information Obtained of Casualties of Flood as Far as is Yet Possible – Pueblo, June 11 – Ninety-four persons have been officially reported dead in the flood district, lying between Pueblo and La Junta according to a compilation of figures just made by a correspondent in collaboration with the Colorado rangers and the Colorado national guard. Accompanied by H. C. Carey and Edward Altman, assigned as special detail by Capt. O. L. Dennis, commander of the state rangers, the correspondent of the Associated Press from Pueblo to Rocky Ford, a distance of 55 miles yesterday collected data from which the compilation was made. Peace officers, municipal officers, coroners, undertakers and business men were interviewed in an effort to obtain authentic information. The figures for La Junta were obtained from Capt. J. B. Mock, of the Colorado National guard. The death list by towns follows: Pueblo – bodies recovered, 48 (previously reported)… According to D. E. Hunter, undertaker at Manzanola, one man and two women reported drowned there.

Unknown, Man
Man Unknown - Pueblo Indicator - March 21, 1914 - Three Mexicans fought a battle because of jealousy over a woman at Delagua and one of the men is dead.

Unknown, Man
Man Unknown - Rocky Mountain News - March 15, 1887 - Points From Pueblo - The coroner has not been able to find the name or identity of the young man who was killed yesterday by the Salt Lake train, No. 7, seven miles north of Pueblo. He was a large man, tolerably well dressed, and was lying on the train either drunk or asleep. He partly rose to a sitting posture just as the engine struck him. The skull was fractured and the left arm almost cut off.

Unknown, Man
Unknown Man - Weekly Rocky Mountain News - December 8, 1898 - Brief Telegraphic News - Wednesday - An unknown man committed suicide at Nepesta, in Pueblo County, by shooting himself in the forehead.

Unknown, Mexican
Unknown Mexican - Daily Rocky Mountain News - August 1, 1874 - A Little of Everything From Everywhere - A Mexican died at Trinidad, Wednesday, of too much lightning. [Submitter's Note: I wonder if this refers to a weather phenomenon or to “Taos Lightning” (whiskey).]

Unknown, Mexican Woman
Unknown Mexican Woman – Pueblo Chieftain – July 19, 1918 – Unknown Mexican Woman Found in Arkansas River – Had Been Bound and Gagged and Shot with Revolver in Right Ear – The body of a murdered Mexican woman was found yesterday morning at 6:30 o'clock on the sandbank of the Arkansas River under the Victoria Ave. Bridge. The body was first seen by a laborer named James Morton who was on his way to work. He informed the police who removed the body to the Davis & Vories undertaking rooms. The women's arms were bound with a length of cloth which was then passed under her knees forcing her head down until she was in a sitting position. A long piece of cloth was also used as a gag, and her head was bound around with a Mexican scarf. She had been shot in the right ear by .22 caliber revolver bullet; the police think the barrel of the gun was held close to her ear as no powder marks were visible. The police fear is that the woman had been forced away by another Mexican against her will, and she struggled so that he shot, bound, and gagged her. Realizing the body would be found by someone, he threw it into the river. Detective Baty, who is assigned the case, is almost convinced the murder occurred several miles west of here and that the body floated east until it was washed upon the sandbank under the bridge. To support his theory is the fact that the woman's clothes were badly torn in places. The body would have floated lightly as a gag prevented the water getting into her mouth. Coroner Dr. Ray Taylor, after an examination the body, thought it had been in the water about 10 hours. The woman could not be identified, and the only clue the police have is that she had been seen on the streets of Pueblo some time ago; the clothing held no marks with which to identify her. Her shoes had apparently been washed off as none were found when she was picked up. She wore a middy blouse, plaid skirt, and white silk stockings. The police say the crime is one of the worst known in many years. Pueblo Chieftain – July 23, 1918 – The remains of the unknown Mexican woman, whose body was found in the Arkansas River last Thursday morning, will be buried this morning by the Davis-Vories undertaking company. Pueblo Chieftain – July 23, 1918 – Jury Unable to Fix Blame for Murder of Woman – Inquest was held yesterday afternoon by Coroner Taylor at the Davis & Vories parlors on the body of the woman found dead some days ago in the Arkansas River, near the Victoria Ave. Bridge. The jury found that the unknown woman came to her death from a gunshot wound in the right ear and blows on the head, administered by party or parties unknown to the jury. Police officers Johnson and Baty testified, but neither could throw light on the identity of the woman or the murderer. Detective Baty produced a letter received by a Mexican on B St., which is alleged to have been written by Eva Biggom of Aguilar, whose former name was Eva Valdez. Until a couple of days ago, it was believed the name of the murdered woman was Eva Biggom, but the receipt of the love letter to the Mexican here, overturned the idea in most of the officers' minds. There are some however, who do not believe the letter was written by Eva Biggom, but that she was in this way impersonated for some purpose. It was written in Spanish. In the letter were a number of love pictures drawn – a dove, a heart, etc. – in spite of the fact that Eva Biggom is married to a soldier "over there." Mr. Baty also produced an anonymous letter or note written in pencil on a Rio Grand Engineers' report blank, which said: "that murdered woman was misrepresented; the woman never rented the room. It was the man that rented it (referring it is supposed to the room in the Columbia rooming house occupied for a few hours in the afternoon previous to finding the body.) Why don't the officers hunt the matter up?" The detective had two photographs – one of Eva Biggom – and the other a separate picture of a woman said to be the same, but very different in appearance. One was secured here by the officer, and the other came in the letter to the Mexican. Baty stated that the man who occupied the room with the woman came back about 5 o'clock and asked the landlady if the woman had returned; she told him she had not; he said "she will not come back." They told the landlady to register them as Frank Medina and wife. The man who received the alleged Biggom letter still claimed last night that the woman will be here soon. Pueblo Chieftain – July 27, 1918 – Hold Mexican As Murder Suspect – D. Padilla, a Mexican, residing on Salt Creek, who was arrested Thursday and charged with being a vagrant was fined $300 yesterday in the Municipal Court. During the time he was in the custody of the police, Detective Baty was making investigations regarding the recent movements of Padilla, with the result that the police are still holding him as a possible slayer of the unidentified woman whose body was found in the Arkansas River the morning of July 18. Many questions relative to the description and the events of the case put to Padilla by the police were ignored by him, and he denied ever having met the murdered woman, although the police have obtained information that will prove Padilla roomed with the woman until a few days before her brutal death. For a time the police and many persons in Pueblo were almost positive the body was that of Eva Biggom, as at least a dozen persons who viewed the body at the Davis & Vories undertaking rooms were almost sure it was her. Since then, however, the police have ascertained that Eva Biggom is living at Aguilar, Colo., and according to a letter received by Detective Baty will visit Pueblo during the course of the next few days. Pueblo Chieftain – July 22, 1918 – Insists She Is Not Dead but Is Very Much Alive – Woman Who It Was Claimed Was Murdered Coming in on Train – Eva Biggom, who is living at Aguilar, Colo., arrived at Pueblo at 2:15 o'clock this morning, to prove to the dozen or more persons who have viewed the body of the woman who was found in the Arkansas River Thursday, July 18, that she is not dead but very much alive. Her visit is a result of a letter she received Saturday from a friend in Pueblo saying that many persons in town have identified the body of the murdered woman as being Eva Biggom, which is still at the Davis & Vories undertaking rooms. Eva Biggom, whose husband is in the United States Army, was met at the train by Detective Baty who is handling the case for the police, and he will ask her to view the body with the probability she may be able to throw some light on the now, mysterious crime. The body that was found by the police on the morning of July 18 is that of a Mexican woman about 32 years old. When found, her hands and legs had been tied together, a gag made of a length of cloth had been forced into her mouth, and she had been shot in her right ear with a .22 caliber revolver bullet. Although scores of persons have viewed the body since it was found, many of them being so sure of the body being a person they individually knew, the police so far have not been entirely satisfied as to the true identity. Apart from being an extremely baffling case, it is one of the most brutal known to the local police in many years. Pueblo Chieftain - July 21, 1918 - Woman Not Mrs. Biggom - New information received last night makes it seem practically sure that the woman found in the river near the Victoria Avenue Bridge several mornings since, is not Eva Biggom, a half-breed Mexican. The inquest will be held tomorrow at 4 o'clock at the Davis-Vories establishment, at which time all information that can be gathered will be presented.

Unknown, Mexican Woman
Unknown Mexican Woman – Rocky Mountain News – June 8, 1883 – State at Large – A Mexican woman fell from the steps of a house in Trinidad, on Wednesday, and died from the effects of the fall a few hours after.

Unknown, Native American
Native American - Daily Rocky Mountain News - September 8, 1875 - A Colorado Battlefield - A tourist in the San Juan mountains writes to the Pueblo Chieftain of his visit to an Indian battlefield. Williams creek, he says, a beautiful little trout stream, four or five miles from Wagon Wheel Gap, is where, in 1857, a desperate encounter took place between a large body of Apache warriors on the one side and a formidable band of Utes on the other. The Apaches were encamped in a narrow gorge among the rocks, about a mile up the stream, when the Utes came down in battle array and left none to tell the tale. The fight was desperate, long and bloody, but the little northern Indians were too much for the wily sons of the south. Old pioneers estimate the number of ponies killed on the occasion at one hundred, and there are human bones with other evidences of the battle to be seen at the present time. It is said there were four or five hundred warriors on a side, and the contest lasted three days, during which time about half their numbers were slain.

Unknown, Person
Unknown Person - Rocky Mountain News - May 4, 1882 - The State at Large - The Pueblo coroner recently had five corpses in his shop, of person who all died within twenty-four hours. Three died of whisky.

Unknown, Small Pox Victim
Unknown Small Pox Victim - Rocky Mountain News - April 17, 1882 - The State at Large - Another death - the second one from small pox - has taken place in Pueblo. Sensational reports of three victims daily are totally unfounded.

Unknown, Small Pox Victim
Unknown Small Pox Victim - Rocky Mountain News - April 20, 1882 - The State at Large - Two more cases of smallpox have resulted fatally at Pueblo… Four deaths have occurred in Pueblo from smallpox and two new cases developed.

Unknown, White Man
Unknown White Man – Pueblo Chieftain – November 18, 1918 – Boys Find Skeleton of Man Killed by Indians – The skeleton of a man, presumably a white man who had been killed by the Indians, was found by two brothers, Lester and Rex Davis of Avondale, while out trapping for coyotes on the Thatcher ranch near Boone yesterday afternoon. The boys first discovered a human skull. Then dug into the sandbank a little way and found the bones of the man and several Indian arrows among them. One of the arrows was stuck in between two of the ribs. From indications the man was a white man and was killed by the Indian weapons.

Unknown, Woman
Unknown Woman – Pueblo Chieftain – June 4, 1921 – Flood Extra – The largest flood visiting Pueblo since Decoration Day 1894 gutted the business and wholesale business districts of the city last night and early this mourning.  More than a score of lives were reported lost when both the Missouri Pacific and the Denver and Rio Grande passenger trains were swept into the river near Nuckolls Packing company last night.  Many others were reported dead. Scores of persons were caught as the rushing torrents in the lead of the flood swept around Fourth Street and down Main.  Most of them escaped by climbing out the second stories of the buildings… The following information was obtained by the Chieftain representative as authentic at 3 p.m. Monday, afternoon of bodies in the morgues of the city:  At McCarthy-Browns morgue, eighth street between Main and Court: Woman unidentified with legs previously amputated.

Unknown, Woman
Unknown Woman – Fort Collins Courier – June 11, 1921 – Check Up is Started of the Dead – Official Information Obtained of Casualties of Flood as Far as is Yet Possible – Pueblo, June 11 – Ninety-four persons have been officially reported dead in the flood district, lying between Pueblo and La Junta according to a compilation of figures just made by a correspondent in collaboration with the Colorado rangers and the Colorado national guard. Accompanied by H. C. Carey and Edward Altman, assigned as special detail by Capt. O. L. Dennis, commander of the state rangers, the correspondent of the Associated Press from Pueblo to Rocky Ford, a distance of 55 miles yesterday collected data from which the compilation was made. Peace officers, municipal officers, coroners, undertakers and business men were interviewed in an effort to obtain authentic information. The figures for La Junta were obtained from Capt. J. B. Mock, of the Colorado National guard. The death list by towns follows: Pueblo – bodies recovered, 48 (previously reported)… According to D. E. Hunter, undertaker at Manzanola, one man and two women reported drowned there.

Unknown, Woman
Unknown Woman – Fort Collins Courier – June 11, 1921 – Check Up is Started of the Dead – Official Information Obtained of Casualties of Flood as Far as is Yet Possible – Pueblo, June 11 – Ninety-four persons have been officially reported dead in the flood district, lying between Pueblo and La Junta according to a compilation of figures just made by a correspondent in collaboration with the Colorado rangers and the Colorado national guard. Accompanied by H. C. Carey and Edward Altman, assigned as special detail by Capt. O. L. Dennis, commander of the state rangers, the correspondent of the Associated Press from Pueblo to Rocky Ford, a distance of 55 miles yesterday collected data from which the compilation was made. Peace officers, municipal officers, coroners, undertakers and business men were interviewed in an effort to obtain authentic information. The figures for La Junta were obtained from Capt. J. B. Mock, of the Colorado National guard. The death list by towns follows: Pueblo – bodies recovered, 48 (previously reported)… La Junta – previously reported dead, 18; body of unidentified woman wearing double ring on third finger of right hand buried here. Total 19.

Unknown, Woman
Unknown Woman – Longmont Ledger – June 24, 1921 – Colorado State News – Badly disfigured, the body of a woman about 40 years old was found in a large packing case in an alley in the downtown section of Pueblo. Following an examination by medical authorities, it was stated the woman evidently had been dead eight or nine months. A group of children playing in the alley noticed the large box hidden beneath a pile of debris. They pulled it out into the alley and told an officer of the discovery. Summit County Journal – June 25, 1921 – What promised to a "murder mystery" of the great flood at Pueblo followed the finding of the skeleton of a woman in a box in an alley off the main business district. Colorado Rangers estimated that the woman had been dead eight or nine months and an investigation was started to determine the identity of the murdered woman. R. H. Wimmer, manager of the Gallup Saddlery Company, blew the "murder" theory to pieces with the announcement that the "body" was the mummy of a cliff dweller which had been in the store for at least fifteen years. The mummy floated into the alley during the flood.

Unknown, Woman
Woman Unknown - Yuma Pioneer - September 13, 1912 - One woman killed and two others injured was the record for Labor Day at Pueblo.

Unknown, Woman
Unknown Woman - Pueblo Indicator - August 11, 1928 - Gruesome Find Near Huerfano Lake - The remains of a woman reduced to a skeleton were found by a boy named Dan Quallio a short distance east of Huerfano Lake on the 1st inst. The sheriff's office was notified and deputies who went out to the scene buried the bones on the spot. Just when the woman died, and what caused her death is something to be thought out by old-timers here.

Unknown, Woman
Unknown Woman - Rocky Mountain News - November 25, 1881 - State Items - The Trinidad News states that a Mexican woman, living at Engleville, was accidentally cremated last Sunday. The “jacal” in which she resided having caught fire, her charred remains were afterwards found in the debris.

Unknown, Woman
Unknown Woman – Pueblo Indicator – January 22, 1916 – Short Local Items – Mrs. Arthur Patterson has returned from Los Angeles, Cal., where she went the latter part of December to attend the funeral of a sister, who died suddenly with pneumonia. She brought the two little children left by the sister home with her and will care for them.

Unknown, Woman
Unknown Woman – Rocky Mountain News – August 14, 1883 – The Exposition – The Exposition catches all the visitors from abroad now in Colorado, while our own people have learned that it is the most pleasant as well as the most interesting place possible for them to go at this season of the year... Pueblo's big tree, or rather a section of it, was yesterday placed edgewise in the main southern hall, propped with iron bars and bears the following history, painted in bold letters on one side, to wit: "Pueblo's big tree, aged 380 years, circumference 28 feet, height 79 feet, cut at South Pueblo June 25, 1883, at a cost of $250, known throughout Colorado as the oldest landmark in the state.  During the Pike's Peak excitement the old tree sheltered many a weary traveler.  In 1850 there were 36 persons massacred by Indians while camping near this tree.  Kit Carson, Wild Bill, Buffalo Bill and other noted Indian scouts have built their camp-fires under its branches.  It is claimed that fourteen men have been hung on one of its branches at different times.  The first woman that died in Colorado was buried under its branches.  The above facts are from good authority."

Unruh, Delores A.
Delores A. Unruh - Hutchinson News - January 1, 2008 - Delores A. Unruh, 74, died Dec. 30, 2007, at Memorial Hospital, McPherson. She was born Sept. 6, 1933, in Latimer, the daughter of James and Mamie Scritchfield Atkinson. A longtime Canton area resident, she was a homemaker and nurse's aide. She belonged to the First Baptist Church, Herington. On July 30, 1949, she married Arvin Unruh in Kansas City, Kan. He survives. Other survivors include: two sons, Mark E., McPherson, and Tracy L. Galva; a daughter, Melissa S. Sechler, McPherson; two brothers, Robert Atkinson, Herington, and Bill Atkinson, Colorado City, Colo.; a sister, Sherlene Schoonover, McPherson; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Junior and Buddy Atkinson; a daughter, Victoria L. Russell; and a granddaughter. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Lone Tree Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, rural Galva, with Ministers Roger Unruh, Gary Nightingale and Maurice Wedel presiding. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Moundridge Funeral Home, with the family present from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in the Lone Tree Church Cemetery, rural Galva. Memorials may be sent to the Lone Tree Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, or the American Cancer Society, both in care of the funeral home.

Unwin, Carrie E.
Carrie E. Unwin – Pueblo Chieftain – May 1, 1918 – Mrs. Carrie E. Unwin, aged 61 years, passed away yesterday at her residence, 2311 Spruce St., following an illness of several months. She had resided at Pueblo for the past 18 years and was well-known and beloved by her host of friends, all of whom regret to learn of her death. Mrs. Unwin's husband died just one year ago and although she had not been in rugged health for many years, the death of her husband weighed upon her and she failed to regain her usual strength. She was a member of the First M. E. Church South and also a member of the Wilbur Camp, Royal Neighbors of America. She is survived by her three daughters, Mrs. L. P. Simonson of Madison, Neb., Mrs. Fred Hellman and Miss Rose Unwin of this city, one son, Percy, also a resident of Pueblo and one brother, J. J. Birdsall of Carmi, Ill. The remains were removed to the McCarthy Undertaking Parlors and the funeral will be held from their chapel, the time to be announced later. Interment will be in Roselawn Cemetery. Pueblo Chieftain – May 3, 1918 – Amid a wealth of beautiful flowers, the casket laden with them and the floral stands banked with many beautiful designs, the remains of Mrs. Carrie E. Unwin lay in state while beautifully impressive funeral services were conducted by the Rev. J. A. McKee, yesterday afternoon at 2:30 in the McCarthy Funeral Chapel. Many sorrowing friends were present and the large chapel was filled with those who loved the deceased woman whose friends were legion. Mr. McKee delivered the beautiful oration and the life of Mrs. Unwin, fitted well the kind words so beautifully spoken by him. Members of Wilbur Camp, Royal Neighbors, attended the services and acted as pallbearers and flower bearers. Miss Rilla Rourke, Miss Lawrence West, Charles Green, and Morgan West, accompanied by Mrs. Biddlecome, sang "Shall We Gather at the River," "Asleep in Jesus," and "Nearer My God to Thee." Following the services the remains were taken to Roselawn where they were laid to rest beside her husband, who died about a year ago. Mrs. Unwin was one of those women whose life was and will ever be an inspiration to all who knew her and her loss will be keenly felt by all her sorrowing friends. The pallbearers were: Bertha Taylor, Jenny Liljestrom, Alpha Crane, Mamie Davis, Susan Needham, and Delie Matheny. The flower bearers were: Laura Hensley, Mary Weeks, Emma York, Fanny Hunt, Elizabeth Zook, and Carrie Chapman.

Unwin, Henrietta M.
Henrietta M. Unwin - Pueblo Chieftain - October 8, 2008 - Henrietta M. Unwin, formerly of Reading, PA, died Oct 4, 2008 in Pueblo, Colorado. She was born Aug 23, 1917 in Minot, North Dakota to May and Alfred Unwin. She received a B.A. degree from the State Teacher's College in Minot and a M.A. degree in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago. She was a charter member of the National Association of Social Workers. Following her retirement from the Family Guidance Center in Reading, Ms. Unwin volunteered for 10 years as a reading tutor with the Exeter School District. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Grace Unwin and Dallas Gillmore and brothers Richard, Dudley, Robert, John and Patrick Unwin. Her survivors include her sisters, Beverlee Darrow, of Pueblo, CO, Marge Ertresvaag, of Bismarck, ND, and Merry Kaastad, of Fort Worth, TX, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place.

Unwin, John
John Unwin - Pueblo Chieftain - April 15, 1917 - John Unwin, one of the pioneer employes of the steel works and a man respected by all, passed away yesterday at a local hospital where he had been confined for several months. Mr. Unwin was a moulder by trade and had been in the employ of the Colorado Fuel and iron Company at the steel works, for the past twenty years. He was born in Staffordshire, England, and was 65 years of age at the time of his death. He was a man who loved his home, straightforward and honest and during his residence in Pueblo, made many friends, all of whom will regret to learn of his death. He was a member of Pueblo Camp No. 7111, Modern Woodmen of America. He is survived by his bereaved wife, and three daughters and one son, Mrs. L. P. Simonson of Madison, Neb., Mrs. Fred Hellman and Miss Rosemary Unwin, of Pueblo, and Percy Unwin, also of Pueblo. The remains were removed to McCarthy's Undertaking parlors and the funeral will occur from the McCarthy Funeral Chapel Monday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock and St. James Church at 2 o'clock. Interment Roselawn. Pueblo Chieftain - April 16, 1917 - The funeral of the late John Unwin, one of the city's pioneers and one of the oldest employes in the steel works, will take place this afternoon at 2 o'clock in the McCarthy Funeral Chapel and from the St. James Episcopal Church at 2:30. Rev. Gustav A. C. Lehman will conduct the services and Moulders' Union and Modern Woodmen will attend the services. The interment will be in the family lot in Roselawn Cemetery. Pueblo Chieftain - April 17, 1917 - the funeral of the late John Unwin was held yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the McCarthy Funeral Chapel and from St. James Episcopal Church at 2:30. Services were conducted by the Rev. Gustav A. C. Lehman and the church was filled with friends. Members of the Moulders' Union and Modern Woodmen of America attended the services and the floral offerings were many and extremely beautiful. Beautiful designs of floral tributes were in evidence and they attested meekly the high esteem in which the deceased was held by his many friends and fellow workmen who were present at the final services. Mrs. Alex MacDonald, Mrs. Leonard Allott, Mrs. Harry Morris, and Miss Gladys Thomas sang "On Resurrection Morn" and "It is not Death to Die." Members of the Moulders' Union acted as pall bearers and flower bearers and were: Messrs. William Hall, George Gindel, J. M. Carpenter, G. Schultz, Jack Doyle, and Walter Care. The flower bearers were: John Powers, jack Fanning, Jesse Jones and Al hale. Interment was in the family lot in Roselawn Cemetery.

Unwin, Percy
Percy Unwin – Pueblo Chieftain – September 29, 1918 – Percy Unwin Dies at Great Lakes – Percy Unwin, of this city, who enlisted in the United States Navy three months ago, died at the Great Lakes Hospital, Ill., last night; the sad news came by wire to his sister, Mrs. Fred Hellman, 1201 E. 12th St. Spanish influenza was the cause of the young sailor's death. He was 19 years old, and prior to his enlistment was a molder at the Minnequa Steel Works. The body will be sent home for interment. Pueblo Chieftain – September 30, 1918 – Percy Unwin, age 19 years, died Saturday evening at the Great Lakes Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill. He enlisted in the Navy at Kansas City only three months ago and was taken ill with Spanish Influenza on Wednesday. Mr. Unwin was born and raised in the city and was employed as a molder at the Colo. Fuel and Iron Co. He was a member of the Molders' Union, No. 192 of this city. He is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Fred Hellman, 1201 E. 12th St., and Miss Rosemary Unwin of this city, and Mrs. L. P. Simonson of Madison, Neb. The funeral arrangements will be announced later by the McCarthy Undertaking Company. Pueblo Chieftain – October 1, 1918 – The remains of Percy Unwin will arrive in Pueblo and will be taken in charge by the McCarthy Undertaking Co. Funeral announcement will be made later. Pueblo Chieftain – October 2, 1918 – Influenza Victim – Percy Unwin, formerly of this city, who enlisted in the United States Navy and died recently at Great Lakes Hospital, Ill., of Spanish influenza. Pueblo Chieftain – October 2, 1918 – The body of Percy Unwin, who died at the Great Lakes Naval Station, will arrive in the city this morning. The funeral will take place this afternoon at 2 o'clock in the McCarthy Funeral Chapel. Services will be private and the interment will be made in the family plot at Roselawn Cemetery. Pueblo Chieftain – October 3, 1918 – The funeral of Percy Unwin took place yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock in the McCarthy Funeral Chapel. Rev. Albert P. Mack conducted the services which were private. Interment was made in Roselawn.

Upchurch, Dorothy
Dorothy Upchurch - Pueblo Chieftain - October 15, 2009 - Dorothy Upchurch, 89, passed away Oct. 13, 2009. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, Lakeside Cemetery, Canon City. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation.

Updyke, S. G. (Mrs.)
Mrs. S. G. Updyke – Pueblo Chieftain – February 26, 1917 – Dies at Los Angeles – Word was received last night by C. H. Bacon from Mrs. Bacon that her mother, Mrs. S. G. Updyke, age 72, died yesterday in Los Angeles. Mrs. Updyke was well known in Pueblo having visited her daughter here many times. Mrs. Bacon has been in Los Angeles several weeks attending her mother during her illness.

Uppinghouse, Sylvester C.
Sylvester C. Uppinghouse – Pueblo Chieftain – December 26, 1918 – Sylvester C. Uppinghouse, age 68 years, died December 25. Body to be sent by Davis-Vories to New Canton, Illinois, for burial. Pueblo Chieftain – December 27, 1918 – The remains of Sylvester Uppinghouse were forwarded last night by the Davis-Vories Undertaking Company to New Canton, Illinois, accompanied by his wife and son.

Upson, Isaiah
Isaiah Upson – Pueblo Chieftain – August 21, 1918 – Pioneer Citizen Meets with Violent Death at Crossing – F. Isaiah Upson Run down by Cars That Martin Street – Almost Instantly Killed – F. Isaiah Upson, age 70 years, a resident of Pueblo for the past 42 years, prominent member of the Grand Army of the Republic, and Southern Colo. Pioneers' Association, and highly esteemed by the thousands of people in this community who had known him during his long residence here, met a sad and tragic death at 7:23 o'clock last evening at the Martin Street grade crossing of the Santa Fe Railroad where he was employed as crossing watchmen. Mr. Upson, who had entered the employ of the Santa Fe only 30 days ago as crossing watchmen at the Grand Avenue crossing, and who was later transferred to Martin Street, went to work at 7 o'clock last night. Shortly after going to work Mr. Upson started out of the watchman's house with a bucket, presumably to gather a bucket of coal from the nearby coal-storage railroad tracks. It is said that there was no actual eyewitness of the accident which resulted in Mr. Upson's death, but as near as could be learned he was knocked to the ground across the rails in front of some moving freight cars which had been set in motion when four other freight cars, being shunted in switching, bumped into them. The accident happened within 50 feet of the watchman's house. The crew in charge of the switching operations is said to have been composed of Engineer George Pollard, Firemen D. F. Griffin, Switch Foreman H. F. Burley, Helpers A. Dennison and H. S. Adams. Adams was the first to discover that the cars had struck Upson. He immediately telephoned for an ambulance and a doctor, and the ambulance of the United Undertaking Co. made a fast emergency run to the spot. Just as T. E. Monahan, in charge of the ambulance crew started to lift the mangled form of the man to the ambulance cot Mr. Epson died. The cars had crushed the legs and hips and abdomen in such a manner that the railroad men who rushed to his aid marveled that death was not almost instantaneous. Coroner Ray Taylor and Deputy Coroner A. Ray Davis visited the scene and made an examination of the body and of the surroundings, and interviewed the members of the switching crew. The remains were removed, at the request of the members of the family of the deceased, to the parlors of the United Undertaking Co. where they are held pending announcement of the funeral arrangements. Coroner Taylor's announcement in regard to the case will be made later. Isaiah Upson was a native of Maine, where he was born 70 years ago. He came to Pueblo in 1870, the year of the admission of Colo. to the union of states, and this city has been his home continuously since that time. For 10 years past and until they entered the employ of the Santa Fe Railroad, Mr. Upson was employed as the caretaker of the Board of Trade building, now known as the Labor Temple. In this position he formed the acquaintance of many thousands of Pueblo people who will deeply regret to hear of his death and of the tragic manner in which the end came to the venerable pioneer. Mr. Upson was a member of Pueblo Post No. 8, Grand Army of the Republic, and the Junior Order of United American Mechanics. He was also a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He resided with his wife and son, Austin E., at the family home 1321 E. 8th St. In commenting on the sad accident which costs Mr. Upson his life, and which accident is said to be almost identical with the accident some months ago at the Grand Avenue crossing which cost the life of Olin H. Ragsdale, manager of the Brinkley-Douglas Fruit Co., it was noted that both Ragsdale and Upson were killed by cars being switched in the immediate neighborhood of a street crossing. One of these railroad men, a friend of Mr. Upton during many years past, said last night that it was to avert accidents such as these that the railroad men employed in switching cars in Pueblo yards had asked for and secured the passage of a city ordinance placing a fourth man in switching crews. This ordinance was not put into effect. This railroad man is of the opinion that possibly both the Ragsdale and Upson killing might have been avoided had there been a much-needed fourth man in the switching crews of the cars which killed Ragsdale and Upson. Railroad men urge the absolute necessity of the enforcement of the ordinance particularly where switching is being done across city streets, and it will not be surprising if the railroad men reiterate their request for the enforcement of the ordinance for their own protection as well as that of the general public. Pueblo Chieftain – August 22, 1918 – The funeral of Isaiah Upson will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the United Funeral Home. Rev. T. B. Tyre will conduct the services. The Women's Relief Corps will exemplify their services at the chapel and the G. A. R. at the grave where Rev. O. S. Reed will hold a short service. Interment will be in the family lot in Mountain View, under the direction of the United Undertaking Company. Pueblo Chieftain – August 23, 1918 – Inquest Results in Strong Verdict – Improperly Protected Crossing and Insufficient Number of Men Says the Jury – That Isaiah Upson came to his death from a shock and loss of blood caused by being struck by a freight car at the Martin Street crossing, the same resulting from "improperly protected crossing and an insufficient number of men in the switching crew," was the verdict of the coroner's jury which investigated the death which took place at 7:45 last Monday evening at the railway crossing mentioned. Coroner Ray Taylor presided at the inquest and the Dist. Atty.'s office was represented by French L. Taylor, both of whom asked questions of the switching crew members connected with the case, and who had been summoned as witnesses. The witnesses called by the coroner were Herman Burleigh, foreman of the crew, who resides at 814 E. 5th St.; Norman S. Adams, switchman, 1510 E. 6th St.; Art Denniston, switchman, 506 W. 6th St.; George Pollard, engineer, 1109 W. 11th St. and Ben F. Griffin, fireman, 215 Victoria. Mr. Denniston was the first to find the prostrate body of Mr. Upson; he thought it might have been six minutes after the accident happened. He was coming up the track on a string of cars from the east side of the crossing; when he reached the body Mr. Upson appeared to be dead. When the four cars were kicked down from the west side of the yard they were caught by Adams who had come from another track. He did all in his power to stop them before they could bump the two empties and one loaded car that stood on the same track to the west of the Martin Street crossing; he even set the brake with his club, but did not have time to get to the next nearest brake which was two car lengths from him. Result was that the load of coal and the two empties, though their brakes were set, were shunted across the roadway on Martin Street, catching the watchman crushing him to death under the wheels. There were 14 tracks at this crossing, and it was shown that it is at best difficult to tell from some little distance which tracks cars or a train are traveling on. Foreman Burleigh was asked if in his judgment there had been the extra man on the crew provided for in the city ordinance such accidents would be likely to happen, and his answer was that they would not be so apt to occur for the reason that the man needed would be riding the cars kicked off and would not have to catch them while underway and closer to their intended destination. The other witnesses testify to general conditions and what happened, but no one actually saw Mr. Upson run down; it was apparent just what had occurred from conditions as they are found, that he had been on or near the track in question picking up some coal for his shanty. Aaron Specter Lewis, of 1620 8 W. 19th St., also testified as to general conditions and that the brakes of the three standing cars were set. This being the fact, and the further fact that the man who caught the running cars which did the bumping did everything in his power to stop them, gave a good idea of the speed with which they were traveling, their weight, and the necessity of having a man on them from the time they started. Pueblo Chieftain – August 23, 1918 – The funeral of Isaiah Upson was held yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock from United Funeral Home. Rev. T. B. Tyre conducted the services. Mrs. C. C. White, Mrs. Charles Howe, Mrs. H. Minnick, Mrs. J. W. Swearingen, and Miss Cleora Casey accompanied by Mrs. W. D. Blaine, sang "God Will Take Care of You," "Lead Kindly Light," and "Tenting Tonight." The flower bearers were Mrs. W. P. Gaymon, Mrs. H. H. Evans, Mrs. J. C. Hope, and Mrs. J. C. Schiller. The pallbearers representing the G. A. R., the Southern Colo. Pioneers, and the J. O. A. W. were Aaron Rood, J. A. Holmes, Garner Williams, N. B. Yackey, T. Watkins and T. L. Fox. Interment was in the family lot in Mountain View.

Uram, Edward J.
Edward J. Uram - Pueblo Chieftain - January 3, 2010 - Edward J. Uram, 84, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 29, 2009, in Pueblo, Colo. He was born Sept. 24, 1925, in Pueblo, Colo., to Mike and Anna Uram who preceded him in death; brothers, George, Mike and John; sisters, Ann Post and Mary Whitlock. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and worked at many jobs and retired in the '80s after 20 years of service from A.P. Brick Yard. Both of his parents were of Slovak ancestry. He is survived by his three nieces, Anne Whitlock, Penny Post and Barbara Arnstein; cousin, Bill Jacobson; and dear friend, Junior. He spent the last year and half of his life at Belmont Lodge where his friendly and caring disposition and sense of humor endeared him to residents and staff. He will be remembered with love by family and friends. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, at Roselawn Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of George McCarthy Funeral Home.

Urban, Arletta
Arletta Urban - Pueblo Chieftain - May 21, 2009 - Arletta Urban, 72, passed away May 19, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford; parents, brother and three sisters. She is survived by children, Kathy Urban, Rosemarie (Rocky) Cozzolino, Steven Urban; grandchildren, Phillip Urban, Rocky Jr. (Veronica) Cozzolino; brothers, Billy Mahoney, Robert Mahoney; sister-in-law, Raeanna Mahoney; numerous nieces; nephews; relatives and friends; also beloved dog, Rusty. Arletta loved to crochet, garden and travel. Visitation, 3 to 7 p.m. today, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Imperial Funeral Home.

Urban, Edward
Edward Urban – Pueblo Chieftain – August 19, 1917 – Edward Urban, age 14 days, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Urban, died yesterday at the family residence, 1533 Cypress St. The funeral will take place this afternoon at 12:30 from the residence. Interment will be in Roselawn Cemetery under the direction of the McCarthy Undertaking Company. Pueblo Chieftain – August 20, 1917 – The funeral of Edward Urban, little son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Urban, was held yesterday afternoon at 12:30 from the late residence, 1539 Cypress St. Rev. Father Bertram, pastor of the St. Francis Xavier Church conducted the services. The interment was in Roselawn Cemetery under the direction of the McCarthy Undertaking Company.

Urban, Robert Lee
Robert Lee Urban - Pueblo Chieftain - February 11, 2007 - Robert Lee Urban. Sunrise, November 10, 1924, Sunset, February 10, 2007. The only son of the union of Leonard Urban and Diamond Mc Ewen. Preceded in death by father (1989); mother (1974); sister, Esther Beres (1975); son, Robert (1946). Survived by his wife of 62 years, Barbara Gilbert; only daughter, Katie Healy McKlem of Wheat Ridge; three sons, Gilbert, Curtis and Ray of Pueblo; seven grandchildren, Kelsey, Kyle, Seth, Shane, Twyla, Trisha and Tessa Urban; daughter-in-law, Lynnette Shern Urban. Bob was raised in the McClelland Orphanage, and saw his parents standing together the first time in his life when he was 45 years old. Bob was a graduate of Central High School, Pueblo. He received four stars (battles), Expert Rifleman, Pistol and Bayonet. Ribbons, Victory World War, Asiatic-Pacific Theatre, American Campaign, and Good Conduct. Bob was in the South Pacific for 31 months before he had a furlough to come home. Bob trained as an anti-aircraft gunner, attended schools in San Diego, Pendleton and Lejeune, N.C. Stationed in New Caledonia, New Hebrides, Guadalcanal and Mariana Islands, New Zealand. Returned 29 Dec. 1945. Employed Pueblo Ordinance Depot, Pueblo Police Department. Retired CF&I July 1983 after 32 years. Enjoyed archery, hunting and fishing. Bob and family toured the U.S., Canada and Mexico in camper Ford truck. In 1968, Bob and Barbara started traveling abroad. Memorable times. Returned to where he served during WWII, Safari in Kenya, ballooning over Serengeti Plain, living on the Nile River, on the Amazon River, and touring parts of Europe on the Rhine River. Seeing the sun rise over the Sahara Desert, sunset on Piton Peaks in the Caribbean, landing in a ski plane on Tasman Glacier, New Zealand. Fun of being on stage with a belly dancer in Athens, passing through the Panama Canal, Opera House, Australia, dining on a floating restaurant in Hong Kong Harbour, riding Bullet train in Japan, seeing Europe by train, visiting archaeology dig in Tiwanaku, Bolivia, 14 hours by train through the Andes mountains. Seeing Machu Picchu, Stonehenge, visiting the site on Tinian where atomic bombs were loaded. Having dinner at the American Embassy in Wellington, flew in Brazilian Army plane to the new capital Brasilia, sailing the Wind Star and Wind Spirit in the Caribbean and the Society Islands, spending Bob's 58th birthday at the foot of the Sphinx (light and sound show). Seeing the home of his great-grandfather, Georg Urban in Mietsheim, Alsace-Lorraine. Visit his Urban cousins whose relatives didn't take the boat to America. Marching parades down the streets in New Zealand with his Marine buddies. Bob was known as the Happy Hooker. He hooked pipe in the Seamless Tube Mill and he always was a Happy Guy. Cremation, no service, at his request. Burial, Imperial Gardens (Valhalla).

Urbansky, Milton
Milton Urbansky – Pueblo Chieftain – September 12, 1919 – Boy Struck by an Auto; Later He Dies – Milton Urbansky, 8 years old, died of concussion of the brain at the family home, 501 Grand Ave., as a result of being run down by an express wagon on Santa Fe Ave., between Third and Fourth Streets yesterday afternoon. As stated by an eyewitness, the boy was running across or out into the street to sell a paper to a prospective customer, when along came a wagon driven by Lou Bartles, and use for moving pianos for the Silver State Music Co. The boy was knocked down by the vehicle and it is said, 2 wheels passed over his body. Some ladies and others who saw the accident, and still others who came upon the scene just as the little fellow was being picked up, believed him to be dead at the time. He was taken home and Dr. Fugard summoned. The surgeon, after examination, held out very little hopes of recovery, stating that it was a case of brain concussion. Death came at 10 o'clock last night – 5 hours after the accident. Pueblo Chieftain – September 13, 1919 – Will Hold Inquest – This afternoon at 4 o'clock Coroner Campbell and a jury of 6 will conduct an inquest over the body of Milton Urbansky, the young boy who died Thursday night of injuries received on the afternoon before through being run down by an express wagon on Santa Fe Ave. A number of witnesses have been summoned to testify. Pueblo Chieftain – September 14, 1919 – The funeral of Milton Urbansky will be held this morning at 10 o'clock from the McCarthy Chapel. Burial will be in the North Side Cemetery. Pueblo Chieftain – September 15, 1919 – The funeral of Milton Urbansky was held yesterday morning at 10 o'clock from the McCarthy Chapel.

Urbina, Mary Veronica
Mary Veronica “Vicky” Urbina - Pueblo Chieftain - April 26, 2013 - Mary Veronica “Vicky” Urbina, 84, went to be with the Lord on April 24, 2013. Born on Feb. 8, 1929, to Adolph Arguello and Nestora Sierra. Veronica is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Art; her sons, Vince (Gail), Chris (Marybeth) and Jim (Val); six grandchildren, Rachel, Andres, Lynn, Tawni, Eric and A.J.; and her sister, Claudine Bricker. She also is survived by her sister-in-law and her niece, Yoshi and Ami Arguello. She was preceded in death by her parents; her two brothers, Willie and Adolph Arguello; and her sister, Joan of Arc Arguello. Veronica married the love of her life, Arthur Munoz Urbina, on May 21, 1949. They resided in Pueblo their entire married life, where they also raised their three sons. After graduating from USC with a nursing degree, Veronica served tirelessly for over 20 years at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. She was a faithful member of St. Joseph Parish and served her community enthusiastically as treasurer of the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, Catholic Christian Women and Nocturnal Adoration Society. In later years, she loved to travel with Art and deeply enjoyed her countless fishing and camping trips with her family. The rosary for Veronica will be held at 7 p.m. today, April 26, and funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27, both services at St. Joseph's Parish. Friends will be received at Knights of Columbus Hall, 1200 Acero Ave., following the Mass. In lieu of flowers and food, donations to the St. Joseph's Building Fund will be gratefully received. The Urbina family sends a special thank you to Dr. George Birks and the nursing staff of St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center.

Urbina, Richard C.
Richard C. Urbina - Pueblo Chieftain - October 22, 2009 - Richard C. Urbina, 58, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away Oct. 16, 2009. Preceded in death by father, John M.; mother, Margaret; and sister, Marguerite. He is survived by his loving wife, Betty; daughter, Ramona (Kelly); and grandson, Max; brothers, John D. and Daniel (Irene); and sister, Fran (Jim). Graduate of Pueblo Central High and the University of Colorado. He retired in 1998 as a mechanical engineer with 3M in St. Paul, Minn. Memorial Mass, 1 p.m. Friday, Holy Family Church, 2827 Lakeview, Pueblo. Inurnment immediately following at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Christopher & Dana Reeves Foundation, Stem Cell Research Center.

Ure, Roy L. (Mrs.)
Mrs. Roy L. Ure - Pueblo Chieftain - June 24, 1964 - Card of Thanks. We wish to thank all our Pueblo neighbors and friends for food, flowers, cards, and letters of condolence, and other kind deeds in the loss of our dear wife and mother. Roy L. Ure, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Spinuzzi and Family, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy J. Ure and Family

Urenda, Andreas
Andreas Urenda – Pueblo Chieftain – May 16, 1918 – Andreas Urenda, age 34 years, died yesterday at a local hospital. The deceased came to the city several weeks ago for medical treatment. The body is at the McCarthy parlors awaiting instructions from relatives. Pueblo Chieftain – May 18, 1918 – The funeral of Andres Urenda took place yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the McCarthy funeral parlors. Interment Roselawn.

Urenda, Mary Lou
Mary Lou (Pace) Urenda - Pueblo Chieftain - July 1, 2009 - Mary Lou (Pace) Urenda, born Nov. 26, 1934; passed in her sleep on June 27, 2009. She was preceded in death by parents, Carmel and Pete Pace. She is survived by husband, Albert Urenda; son, Pete Urenda; and daughter- in-law, Cindy Urenda; grandchildren, Brandie, Angela and Jared Urenda; and great-grandchildren, Abigail and Ethan. She also is survived by her sister, Betty Lou Harvey; her uncle, Albert Martino; and numerous cousins. She was very active in swimming programs and competitive swimming with all age groups and was instrumental in getting swimming pools in the high schools. She was a member of the Colorado Association of Swimming Officials (CASO) for 40 years and was a major contributor to the Pueblo YMCA and funded the construction of the new lifeguard room. She participated in the Walk for the Cure and the survivors' walk for five years. She was an active member of the Denver Corvette Association. Mary Lou retired after 30 years as a dispatcher for the Pueblo Police Department and was currently employed at Dillard's. Visitation, 6 p.m., with a rosary at 7 p.m. today, July 1, St. Pius X Catholic Church, 3130 Morris Ave. Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. Thursday, July 2, St. Pius X Catholic Church. Arrangements by The Springs Funeral Services, 3115 E. Platte Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80909; 719-328-1793.

Urenda-Salazar, Alice
Alice Urenda-Salazar - Pueblo Chieftain - April 3, 2014 - Alice Urenda-Salazar, 81, born Sept. 14, 1932, in Greeley, Colo., to the union of Senon and Lydia Urenda and passed away March 31, 2014. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Arturo; son, Arthur Salazar; and parents. Survived by her children who adored her, Gregory (Bobby), Adeline (Joe) Castaneda and Rebecca (Dennis) Chavez; grandchildren, Arthur Salazar, Katherine Salazar and Phylicia (Adrian Sandoval) Chavez. Alice loved to cook for her family and always made the girls clothing. She was an avid Broncos fan and enjoyed playing bingo with her husband. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 4, 2014, at St. Leander Catholic Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Ureta, Valente
Valente Ureta - Pueblo Chieftain - July 4, 1917 - Valente Ureta, little son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ureta, died yesterday at the family home, 1628 Spruce Street. The funeral will take place this morning at 11 o'clock from the home and from Mount Carmel Church at 11:30. Interment will be in Roselawn Cemetery under the direction of the McCarthy Undertaking Company. Pueblo Chieftain - July 5, 1917 - The funeral of Valente Ureta, little son of Mr. and Mrs. Ramon Ureta, was held yesterday at 11 o'clock from the late residence, 1628 Spruce Street and at 11:30 from Mount Carmel Church. Rev. S. M. Giglio conducted the services and the interment was in Roselawn under the direction of the McCarthy Undertaking Company.

Urey, R. H.
R. H. Urey – Pueblo Chieftain – August 10, 1918 – Once Crews-Beggs Auditor Is Dead – Announcement of the death of "Judge" R. H. Urey, age 45, at 8 o'clock yesterday morning in Carbondale, Kan., was received by Pueblo friends yesterday morning. Mr. Urey is well-known in Pueblo having lived here until about a year ago when he went to Carbondale in the hope of regaining his lost health. His death was the result of a general anemic condition. For ten years Mr. Urey was auditor for the Crews-Beggs Dry Goods Co. leaving his position only when it was necessary because of failing health, to go to Carbondale, where he died yesterday. Mr. Urey is survived by his parents and 2 brothers all of whom live in Carbondale, Kan.

Uribes, Mary
Mary Uribes – Pueblo Chieftain – January 3, 1919 – Mary Uribes, age 10 months, died at 100 Jones Ave., January 2. Funeral this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock in charge of McMinn's. Pueblo Chieftain – January 4, 1919 – The funeral of Mary Uribes was held yesterday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the home 100 Jones Ave. Rev. Father Minot conducted the services. Interment was in Roselawn Cemetery.

Uribes, Mary
Mary Uribes – Pueblo Chieftain – November 13, 1918 – Mary Uribes, age 21 years, died at her home, 100 Jones Ave. yesterday afternoon of influenza. Survived by her husband. Funeral this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home. Rev. Father Bertram will officiate. Interment in Roselawn in charge of the McMinn Undertaking Co.

Urie, Norma
Norma Denzler Urie - Pueblo Chieftain - April 15, 2012 - Norma Denzler Urie, 80, journeyed to her heavenly home on April 12, 2012. She was born Aug. 6, 1931, in Wichita, Kan. Preceded in death by her parents, Regina and Harry H. Darr, and brother, Harry Darr Jr. Norma is survived by her sons, Robert (Boneva) Denzler, Wayne (Vicki) Urie, Dan Urie, Ward Urie, Wade (Gerry) Urie, Jim (Shirley) Urie; 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Norma was a dedicated mother and grandmother. Rosary, 6 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2012, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2012, Sacred Heart Cathedral. George McCarthy Funeral Home.

Urioste, Anthony
Anthony Urioste - Pueblo Chieftain - August 22, 2004 - Anthony Urioste passed away Aug. 18, 2004. Preceded in death by his parents Jose Inez Urioste and Casiana Urioste, four brothers, five sisters. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Tony was born in Salt Creek on January 7, 1922. He attended the old Corona School and was an alumnus of the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque, the Sorbonne University, Paris, France and the University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain. A veteran of World War II, he was decorated for Heroic Achievement and was awarded the American Bronze Star from the French Government the Croix de Guerre. He retired as administrative specialist from the Department of Housing and Urban Development in May of 1977. Graveside Service at the Urioste Family Mound, Roselawn Cemetery, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004, 11am.

Urioste, Daniel Sevedo
Daniel Sevedo Urioste - Pueblo Chieftain - January 8, 2014 - Daniel Sevedo Urioste. Born Oct. 3, 1934. Went to be with the good Lord on Jan. 5, 2014. Preceded in death by his mother, Jesuita; and father, Bidal Urioste; five brothers and three sisters. Also, his close companion, Connie Trujillo; and stepchildren, Lorraine Aragon and Ronnie Trujillo. Survived by his sons, Daniel Urioste, Richard Urioste; daughter, Monica Urioste; stepdaughter, Debra Rosales; stepson, Gabe (Joann) Padilla; godson, Billisandro Gurule; brother, Manuel (Hope) Urioste; nephews, Manuel Urioste Jr., Patrick Trujillo, Christopher Trujillo; many other nephews and nieces; and granddaughter. He was a very caring and loving man who loved the Lord, his family and friends. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Roselawn Cemetery.

Urioste, Esther E.
Esther E. Urioste - Pueblo Chieftain - October 19, 2013 - Esther E. Urioste. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. today, St. Francis Xavier Church, 611 Logan. Burial, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Fairmont Cemetery, Lamar Colo.

Urioste, Margaret Anne
Margaret Anne Urioste - Pueblo Chieftain - December 12, 2009 - Margaret Anne Urioste, 67, affectionately known as Peggy, passed away on Dec. 10, 2009. She was born on April 22, 1942, in Pueblo, Colo. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Anne Johnson; and her son, Eddie Powers. She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Paul Urioste; her children, Brenda (Steve) Webb, Canon City, Lynanne (Fred) Gonzales, Pueblo, Paul (Ying) Urioste Jr., Denver, Christopher (Thi) Urioste, Denver; sister, Karen (Jerry) Rodarmel; stepson, Richard (Flor) Urioste, Los Angeles; stepdaughter, Rachel (Rick) Luiz, Pasadena; grandsons, Zach and Max Sanata, Pueblo; and several nephews and nieces. Peggy had been the director of the Mothers Day Out program at First Congregational United Church of Christ for the past five years. Prior to that, she had been a teacher for 27 years in child care. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel.

Uriste, Gonlano
Gonlano Uriste - Pueblo Chieftain – October 27, 1918 – Genolaro Uriste, age 21 years, died in this city yesterday morning. The remains are at the Davis & Vories parlors and the funeral arrangements will be announced later. Pueblo Chieftain – October 28, 1918 – The funeral of Gonolara Uriste was held from the Davis-Vories Chapel yesterday morning at 8 o'clock. Interment was made in Roselawn Cemetery. Pueblo Chieftain – October 29, 1918 – Leon Urisote, age 29 years, died at a local hospital early yesterday morning. He leaves a sister, Mrs. C. Moya of this city. The body was removed to the United Funeral Home and the funeral will be announced later.

Urone, Florence Genova
Florence Genova Urone - Pueblo Chieftain - September 21, 2012 - Florence Genova Urone, 93, Gainesville, Fla., formerly of Pueblo, Aug. 11. Forest Meadows, Gainsville. Gainesville Sun - August 14, 2012 - Florence Genova Urone, October 10, 1918 - August 11, 2012 - Florence Genova Urone, a long-time Gainesville resident, passed away on August 11 at age 93. The daughter of Sicilian immigrants, Florence was born in Pueblo, Colorado on October 8, 1918. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings and her beloved husband of 61 years, Paul Urone. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Peter Urone (Patty) and Mayri Caple (Dean), and her grandsons Christopher and Dustin Urone. Florence is also survived by wonderful friends, too numerous to mention individually but greatly loved and appreciated. Florence was an avid dancer and she enjoyed watching sporting events and theater. She was blessed to be able to live independently and be active and alert until only weeks before her passing. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, August 17, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Forest Meadows Funeral Home Chapel, 725 NW 23rd Ave., Gainesville, FL 32609. A reception will follow the service at the funeral home.

Urrutia, Sally
Sally Urrutia - Pueblo Chieftain - September 26, 2012 - Sally Urrutia, 91, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 24, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Emilio Urrutia; daughter, Lydia; son, Alfred; grandson, Ricky; daughters-in- law, Maxine and Barbara; brother, Pete Atencio; and sister, Linda Chavez. Sally is survived by her children, Richard (Dee), Bob, Mary Ellen (John) Gurule, Jerry (Laura) and Arthur; daughter-in-law, Eva; grandchildren, Judy (Randy) Acosta and Susie (Tony) Gennuso; great-grandsons, Jake and Luke; also survived by grandchildren, Arthur Jr., Samantha, Ryan, Robert, Debbie, Rennie, Linda, Russell, Leah, Ricky and Scott DeHerrera; shopping partners and caregivers, Gary and Duvie Martinez; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend their deepest appreciation to the Telemetry Unit at St. Mary-Corwin and Dr. Birks. The entire Sangre de Cristo Hospice House and staff, who cared for Sally as well as her family. Sally was a devoted mother, granny, friend and listener. She will be missed by many. Funeral service, 3 p.m. Thursday, Romero Chapel. Cremation to follow. Family and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall following service.

Ursick, Bernadine
Bernadine Ursick - Pueblo Chieftain - March 2, 2010 - Bernadine was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Victor E. Ursick. She is survived by her children, Deborah Lou (James) Cozzolino, Viki Lynn (Vincent) Potestio, Lori Lee (Donald) Bryant; grandchildren, Scott (RoseMary) Potestio, DenaSue Potestio, Dean (Diona) Cozzolino, Jason (Tina) Potestio, Jaime (Joshua) Buck; and seven great-grandchildren. The family would like to give special thanks to Tammy and Marty Redmond and staff. Memorial contributions may be made to Tammy and Marty's Cozy Adult Care Home in Bernadine's memory. Visitation, 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 4, 2010, Roselawn Funeral Home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, March 5, 2010, St. Mary Church. Entombment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Ursick, Rose
Rose Ursick - Pueblo Chieftain - April 11, 2010 - On April 6, 2010, Rose Ursick, 91, was called into the embrace of the bridegroom of her soul. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 53 years, Richard Ursick; children, Elizabeth and Andrew; parents, Ivan Nick and Maria Medonich; and many other family members and friends, who - through the mercy of God - were present for her homecoming. Many members of Rose's "extended family" remain to live by her example and follow in the footsteps of our Lord; siblings, Ann J. Perko and John L. Medonich; children, Virginia Ursick, Barbara J. Ursick and Marge and Dan Ursick Leetch; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Richard Yaklich, Ryan Waring and family — Tiana, Quintin, Connor; Ray Waring and family - Mavrick, Michael, Monet; Malichi and Michelle Atencio; Audrey Waring and Kevin Piowaty and family, Ivy Rose and Dagan; many deeply loved nieces and nephews; her "adopted son," Mike and Nancy Pachak; her bridge ladies and members of the Cenacle of the Blessed Sacrament; and all her "kissin' cousins;" for everyone mom met was truly welcomed into her family. A special thank you to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice, SRDA and all her gentle caregivers. A family is woven together with unconditional love. Viewing, 1 to 4 p.m. today, at the funeral home. Vigil, 7 p.m. Monday, Christ the King Church. Mass of the Resurrection, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Christ the King Church. Arrangements under the direction of George McCarthy Funeral Home.

Urueta, Santiago
Santiago Urueta - Pueblo Chieftain - February 27, 1917 - Santiago Urneta, age 2 years, son of Mr. and Mrs. Juan Urneta, died yesterday at the residence, 1258 Spruce Street. The body was removed to the McCarthy parlors and the funeral announcement will be made later. Pueblo Chieftain - February 28, 1917 - The funeral of Santiago Urueta will be held this morning from the residence, 1628 Spruce Street, at 8:30 and from Mt. Carmel Church at 9 o'clock. Interment, Roselawn under direction of the McCarthy Undertaking Company.

Usery, Thomas Lester
Thomas Lester Usery - Pueblo Chieftain - January 22, 1919 - Thomas Lester Usery, age 1 year, died at a local hospital January 21. Body at McCarthy's. Pueblo Chieftain - January 23, 1919 - The funeral of Thomas L. Usery will take place this morning at 11 o'clock in the McCarthy Funeral Chapel. Pueblo Chieftain – January 24, 1919 – The funeral of Thomas L. Usery took place yesterday morning at 11 o'clock in the McCarthy Funeral Chapel.

Usnick, Frances Irene
Frances Irene Usnick - Huerfano Journal - June 4, 2010 - Frances Irene Usnick "Fran Blake," 56, passed away on May 20, 2010, in Pueblo, Colo. She is survived by her father, William Usnick; sisters, Mary (Jack) Young, Dayle Achilles and Ruth Ann McNeely. Also survived by her niece, Theresa Shields and family. She is preceded in death by stepmother, Ruth Usnick and stepbrother, David Kayo. Fran was the care giver for her father for the last 10 years. She had a profound love for animals. At request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 121 E. 7th Street, Walsenburg, Colo., with the Rev. Fr. Martin Frias as celebrant. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to help offset funeral expenses, c/o Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003.

Usnick, William
William Usnick - Pueblo Chieftain - June 20, 2010 - William Usnick, 89, of Walsenburg, passed away June 15, 2010. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.

Ussel, Gabriel
Gabriel Ussel - La Revista De Taos Newspaper - October 1909 - Rev. Gabriel Ussel, Roman Catholic Priest, age 78, died 19 Oct 1909. He was currently in charge of the Walsenburg, Colorado parish. Prior to that he was in charge of the Taos parish. He was born in France and was one of the very young men that accompanied Rev. Joseph Machebeuf from France to the United States. Contributed by Alberto Vidaurre.

Uttasi, Alex
Alex Uttasi – Pueblo Chieftain – October 14, 1918 – Three Men Killed When Auto Misses Bridge Over Arroyo – An automobile accident resulting in the death of three men and serious injury to a fourth, happened shortly after 1 o'clock Sunday morning 21 miles South of Pueblo on the Rye Road. The names of the men killed are Paul Bero, Alex Uttasi, and Steve Calavis, and the name of the injured man, who was taken to the Minnequa Hospital is Nagy. All of the men are believed to be Austrians, and were employed at the Cameron mine 2 miles West of Walsenburg. Dan Predovich was the first person to discover the accident, about 6:30 o'clock yesterday morning. He said that Uttasi was living when the ambulance arrived but died before the ambulance reached the scene. Predovich immediately called up the coroner, Dr. Ray Taylor, who notified Davis & Vories, and an emergency run was made to the scene of the accident. When the coroner and Ray Chamblin of Davis-Vories arrived, Nagy could not be found among the ruins of the car, later he was found staggering along the road 8 miles distant. He was rushed to Minnequa Hospital. The bodies of the other three men were taken to the Davis-Vories undertaking establishment. According to a story obtained from a man living near Abbey, the car stopped at his home about 1 o'clock in the morning and the occupants asked him if he had any globes for their lamps as their globes had become broken and they had been running without lights. The men were unable to obtain any globes and continued their journey without lights. Mr. Taylor and Mr. Chamblin believe the men failed to realize until too late that the sharp turn in the road and the bridge were so close and the car fell into the Scrogs Arroyo. All were thrown a distance of 30 feet. Uttasi and Bero were apparently thrown through the windshield as pieces of glass corresponding with that found in the windshield were picked out from the faces of both men; both men sustained concussion of the brain, while Calavis, it is thought, sustained a broken neck. The Ford car was not damaged beyond repair. The four men, it was learned, left Cameron about 11 o'clock Saturday night to visit some other friends in Pueblo, although no known relatives are believed to be living here. This accident is not the first of its kind to happen at this place. August 28, 1917, two men were killed at exactly the same place, and the circumstances were similar. The men killed at that time were Isham Bernard, a stock and ranch man, whose home was at Fowler and Harry Hilvitz. The car in that instant tumbled over the cliff dashing both men to instant death. Pueblo Chieftain – October 16, 1918 – Funeral services were held in the Davis-Vories Chapel yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock over the bodies of Alex Utasi, Steve Kavais, and Paul Bero, the three Walsenburg men who were killed in an automobile accident on the Rye Rd., Sunday. Rev. Father Cyril Zupan conducted the services and the interment was in Roselawn Cemetery.

Utter, Florence A.
Florence A. Utter – Pueblo Chieftain – March 31, 1918 – Mrs. Florence a. Utter, age 46 years, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. P. Farlow, 1039 Carteret Ave. yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Utter came to Pueblo seven months ago from Monroe, Michigan, for the benefit of her health and has made her home with Mrs. Farlow during that time. She had been employed in the office of the Bureau of Vital Statistics in the state of Michigan for the past six months. She was a member of the Eastern Star in Monroe. The remains are being cared for by Davis-Vories and will be forwarded to Monroe, Michigan, this morning, accompanied by her daughter, Mrs. Farlow. Pueblo Chieftain - April 1, 1918 - The body of Mrs. Florence Utter was forwarded yesterday by Davis & Vories to Monroe, Mich., and was accompanied by the daughter of Mrs. Utter, Mrs. Casper Farlow. Interment will be in the Monroe cemetery.

Uyeda, Ruth M.
Ruth M. Uyeda - Pueblo Chieftain - February 27, 2009 - Ruth M. Uyeda, 92, of Dixon, Ill., died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at the KSB Hospital, Dixon. She owned and operated an oriental gift ship in Colorado. Ruth was born Aug. 17, 1916, in California, the daughter of Nobutaro and Tokuye Fujita. Survivors include her daughter, Joyce Ronald Odenthal of Dixon; one sister, Miye Sano of Boulder, Colo.; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Roger Uyeda; two sisters, Hide Kanzaki and Sumi Rassen; and two brothers, Harry and Yose Fujita. There will not be any services or visitation. Cremations have been accorded. A memorial has been established to KSB Hospice, Dixon.

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