Our Obituaries

Marion Ann Hagood

February 24, 1930 - January 30, 2018


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Frances Grace Noce

March 20, 1924 - January 28, 2018


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Harlow Walker Sheidley

December 18, 1941 - January 26, 2018


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Richard Francis Gugat

January 18, 1942 - January 26, 2018


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Roland K. Oswald

December 14, 1933 - January 25, 2018

Roland Keith "Ozzie" OswaldDecember 14, 1933 - January 25, 2018Roland Oswald passed away January 25th, after a long illness. He was born December 14th, 1933 in Bruning, Nebraska to Simon and Irene Oswald; the third of five children. Roland is preceded in death by his parents, and sisters Betty and Bess. He is survived by his wife of 61 years Betty Ann; sons Randy, David, Richard, and Kenneth;...
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Peter Finn

February 26, 1948 - January 24, 2018

Peter Finn, 69, lifelong resident of Colorado Springs, passed away on January 24, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Kathy, children, Shannon and Bart, grandchildren, Cole, Brandy, Hannah, Bryce, and McKenzie and their families. Pete will be remembered most for his love of car racing, camping, his humor, patience and love. He will be dearly missed.Services will be held at Swan-Law, 501 N. Cascade,...
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Olga Lena Rocco

January 20, 1922 - January 24, 2018


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Marlene A. Napier

July 13, 1937 - January 23, 2018


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Sherry Lynn Chamberlin

January 25, 1957 - January 22, 2018

SHERRY LYNN CHAMBERLINJanuary 25, 1957- January 22, 2018Sherry Chamberlin, 60, long time resident of Colorado Springs was taken from this life unexpectedly on January 22, 2018.Sherry was born on January 25, 1957 in Georgia. She moved to Manitou Springs in 1971. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend who will be dearly missed by the many lives she touched. She is preceded in...
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James Johannson

March 10, 1964 - January 21, 2018

James Johannson, 53, passed away unexpectedly in the early morning hours of January 21, 2018, at his home in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Johannson had an unparalleled love for his family, hockey (and golf), and an endless zest for life.Johannson, a two-time Olympian, was an accomplished hockey player and executive whose impact reached across the globe. Born on March 10, 1964 in Rochester,...
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Joan Mae Pennington

May 30, 1938 - January 21, 2018

Joan Mae Pennington went home to be with the Lord on January 21, 2018. Joan was born in Colorado Springs on May 30, 1938 and grew up in Calhan.Joan was preceded in death by her beloved: son Patrick; great grandchild Josiah; parents John and Helen Murin; and sister Marion (Thomas).Joan is survived by her devoted and loving husband Roger, married for 58 years. Joan is alsosurvived by her loving...
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Kathryn Ann Nizer

May 10, 1927 - January 20, 2018


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Helen M. BLAND

September 19, 1928 - January 18, 2018

Obituary for Helen BlandHelen Marie Bland, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away peacefully on January 18, 2018, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was born September 19, 1928 one of twelve children born to William and Edith Locke.Helen worked several years in retail until she opened and ran a home daycare. Through her daycare she influenced the lives of many...
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Aiden Roch Johnston

January 18, 2018 - January 18, 2018


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Carole L. Carlsen

August 23, 1942 - January 18, 2018

Carole Lee CarlsenAugust 23, 1942 - January 18, 2018Carole Lee (Adams) Carlsen, a 50-year career educator with a passion for helping students and those around her prepare for the future and succeed beyond their expectations, died Thursday, January 18, 2018, in Colorado Springs following a year-long battle with ALS. She was 75 years old. Carole died with her husband, Ken, and two sons, John and...
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Harold E. Cornell

November 17, 1927 - January 17, 2018

Harold E. Cornell, beloved husband, passed away on January 17th, 2018, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was a proud New Yorker, born in the Bronx, New York City November 17th, 1927, the middle of three children born to Edwin and Mary Cornell.Upon graduating high school in 1945, Harold's first job was working for the New York City phone company. Soon thereafter, he actually opened and operated...
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Bessie M. Washburn

February 25, 1926 - January 17, 2018


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Cecil L. Hampton

August 1, 1936 - January 16, 2018


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Marjorie Reva Boyle

June 19, 1922 - January 14, 2018


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Barbara E. EMMETT

April 8, 1939 - January 13, 2018


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Patricia Ann Kuhn

January 5, 1932 - January 11, 2018

January 5, 1932 - January 11, 2018Pat was born to Irma Martin Davis and Lawrence LeRoy Davis in Bond County, Illinois, on January 5th, 1932. Her tenacity for life was first exhibited on that day, when at only four pounds and not expected to live, she was placed in a shoe box, kept warm near an open oven door, fed goats milk with an eyedropper, and survived. This was quite a feat in those days....
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Debra Johnson

November 24, 1954 - January 10, 2018


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M. Bernice Preister

November 28, 1928 - January 8, 2018

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M. Bernice Preister

November 28, 1928 - January 8, 2018

Sister Bernice Preister, OSF Colorado Springs, CO. Sister Bernice Preister, OSF, a Sister of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration for 70 years, died peacefully at Mount St. Francis Nursing Center in Colorado Springs on January 8, 2018.Sister Bernice (Mary Ann) was born on November 14, 1928, the weaker of twin girls, in Cornlea, Nebraska to Ben and Anna (Babel) Preister and baptized at St. Bernard...
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Edith Grace Bain

January 15, 1937 - January 8, 2018

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Virginia C. Robinson

May 17, 1929 - January 7, 2018

Virginia Carleen Robinson, 88, was born May 17, 1929 in Greeley, Colorado. She had grown up in Greeley and Colorado Springs. Carleen taught for School District 11 for over 25 years; she worked on the planning committee for the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo and Parade; she volunteered as a docent at the Cheyenne Mtn. Zoo; and worked at the Simpich Doll store in Old Colorado City. She married Doug...
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Sylvia Madelaine Morrison

August 24, 1949 - January 7, 2018

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John Robert Ettenhofer

November 14, 1944 - January 4, 2018

John Robert Ettenhofer of Colorado Springs died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 at the age of 73. He had suffered for several years from Parkinsonism and accompanying dementia.He was born Nov. 14, 1944, in Hamilton, Ohio, to Robert and Margaret Ettenhofer. He attended local public schools there, then headed to college at Ohio State University, where he also graduated from law school. That began his...
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John Robert Ettenhofer

November 14, 1944 - January 4, 2018

John Robert Ettenhofer of Colorado Springs died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 at the age of 73. He had suffered for several years from Parkinsonism and accompanying dementia.He was born Nov. 14, 1944, in Hamilton, Ohio, to Robert and Margaret Ettenhofer. He attended local public schools there, then headed to college at Ohio State University, where he also graduated from law school. That began his...
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Larry Brown Shipman

April 3, 1944 - January 4, 2018

Larry Brown Shipman,73, passed away Thursday January 4th, 2018 at the New Dawn Memory Care Facility in Colorado Springs after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Larry was born on April 3rd, 1944 to the late Arola and Elvie Shipman and spent the majority of his childhood in Nederland CO and was a long time resident of Colorado Springs.He is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 43...
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Thomas Joseph Reis

April 13, 1967 - January 3, 2018

Thomas Joseph ReisApril 13th 1967 ~ January 3rd, 2018Thomas J. Reis, beloved husband, father, brother and son passed away peacefully at home on January 3, 2018 in Fountain, Colorado after a year and a half battle with cancer. He was born in Buffalo, New York on April 13, 1967 the only son born to Emil (deceased) and Carol Reis. Tom graduated from Iroquois Senior High School in 1985 and attended...
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Rosemary Riutzel

June 7, 1932 - January 1, 2018

Rosemary K. Riutzel, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2018. She was born in Antonino, Kansas on June 6, 1932 to Joseph and Pauline Keberlein.Rosemary married Wendell Riutzel on December 22, 1951. He preceded her in death in 1998. She enjoyed a long career as a paralegal. Her passions were music, cross-stitch and crocheting.She leaves...
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Brandon Vaughn Wurns

March 3, 1984 - December 30, 2017

With immense sadness at his passing and immeasurable pride in the life he lived, we announce that Brandon Vaughn Wurns, age 33, died unexpectedly of an unpredictable cardiac anomaly on 30 December 2017, in Colorado Springs at the home he shared with his wife, Holly Palmer. Born in Sylvania, Ohio, on 3 March 1984, Vaughn was the son of Lori Ann Horner and Wayne Lackey. Vaughn is survived by his...
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Anna A. Cazzell

December 26, 1933 - December 29, 2017

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Frances Pitinga Weege

May 13, 1922 - December 27, 2017

Frances Pitinga Weege, a native of Colorado Springs, passed away peacefully on December 27, 2017 at her residence. She was born May 13, 1922 and was the second of four children born to Mr. and Mrs. Peter B. Pitinga. Following graduation from Colorado Springs High School in 1940, she worked at Mowry Creamery, El Paso Association and Shepherd Citations.She met the love of her life, George Weege,...
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Janet K. Strutton

July 24, 1955 - December 27, 2017

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Beverley June Thieman

July 23, 1930 - December 27, 2017

Beverley June Thieman ObituaryBeverley June Thieman of Rush, Colorado, quietly passed in her sleep on December 27, 2017. She was 87 years old and lived a full life.Beverley was born on July 23, 1930, in Burns, Colorado, to Clarence and Carrie (Aldaffer) Hubbard. It was here that she was given her nickname of "Boots "which remained with her throughout her life. Even though she left Burns when...
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Lee J. Connelly

February 4, 1926 - December 25, 2017

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Charles Henry Stremmell

October 31, 1932 - December 24, 2017


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Millicent S. Collins

May 29, 1924 - December 24, 2017

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Earl C. Collins

October 1, 1919 - December 24, 2017

27 December 2017RE: Earl Claxton Collins ObituaryFor Colorado Springs Gazette and The Commercial Dispatch, Columbus, MSEarl Claxton CollinsAge 98, retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant of Colorado Springs, CO, and formally of Columbus, MS passed away Saturday, December 24th 2017. He was born October 1st, 1919 in Ellisville, MS, Jones County. He was the son of Ulysses S. Collins and Buelah...
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Bette A. Klister

January 17, 1926 - December 24, 2017

Bette (Strick) Klister passed away on December 24, 2017, after a long battle with congestive heart failure. Bette was born in 1926, grew up in Kaukauna, Wisconsin and married Jerry Klister, who preceded her in death. She worked as a newspaper reporter for The Kaukauna Times for many years before retirement. The Klisters moved to Colorado in 1993, where they continued their antique business. They...
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Mona In Pang Thomas

April 10, 1931 - December 24, 2017

Mona In Pang Thomas, beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away peacefully in her sleep December 24, 2017 in Colorado Springs, CO. She was born in 1931, to Edward L. and Victoria Wong (Harrison). Mona was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was one of Aloha Airlines first flight attendants. She then went back to school to earn her cosmetologist license, a field that ...
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Shirley Mae DeSautels

June 2, 1921 - December 22, 2017

Shirley M. DeSautels passed away in Colorado Springs on December 22, 2017, at the age of 96. She was born in Ft. Collins, Colorado, on June 2, 1921, the fifth of nine children born to Archie E. and Elva (Smith) McRae. After graduating from Ft. Collins High School, she married William H. Rodenbeck of Colby, Kansas in 1942. From this union were born two sons, William and Theodore. Due to a car...
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Harry Theodore Johnson

August 18, 1926 - December 22, 2017

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Betty Jean Priddy

December 10, 1935 - December 22, 2017

Betty Jean Priddy went home to be with the Lord, December 22, 2017 due to complications related to Alzheimer's disease. She was born December 10, 1935 in Durango Colorado. Betty served in the Navy where she met Dave in 1956 and they were married 2 months later.Betty is preceded in death by her brother, Richard Engler, daughter, Arleen Priddy, and granddaughter Tara Rogers. She is survived by...
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Maude P. Johnson

May 3, 1923 - December 21, 2017

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Marilyn Jean Moldenhauer

September 21, 1925 - December 21, 2017

Marilyn Jean (Fricker) Moldenhauer1925-2017Marilyn J. Moldenhauer-beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother ('GG')-was born in Massillon, Ohio, lived in several states, and settled down as a Colorado native. She was born on September 21, 1925, and passed away on December 21, 2017.Marilyn worked for the phone company in Massillon after graduating from high school. She later...
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Kathlaeen Brooke Kosley

November 23, 1934 - December 21, 2017

K. Brooke KosleyFriends may call from 4:00 - 7:00 pm on Thursday, December 28th at Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, December 29th at Ramah Cemetery. A memorial service will follow at 11:00 am at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Calhan, CO. Brooke was born on November 23rd, 1934 in Byers, CO. to Jack and Selma Nance. She is...
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Carmen M. Ledford

May 12, 1925 - December 20, 2017

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Lawrence Joseph Francis O'Sullivan

February 3, 1951 - December 18, 2017

Lawrence (Larry) J. O'Sullivan Jr., beloved son, brother, uncle, and friend, passed away peacefully in his home on December 18, 2017, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, February 3, 1951, the second of four children born to Lawrence J. Sr. and Shirl O'Sullivan. Larry graduated from Wasson High School in 1969. After graduation, he worked his whole life as a semi-truck...
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Joseph Anthony Uphoff

March 15, 1950 - December 18, 2017

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Betty A. Dille

May 16, 1944 - December 18, 2017

Betty Adams Dille Betty Adams Dille, beloved wife, mother, sister, and grandmother, went to be with Jesus at the age of 73 on December 18, 2017, at her home in Colorado Springs, surrounded by her adoring family. She bravely fought brain cancer for 10 months after being given 1 month to live. Betty was born in Notasulga, AL to Kenneth and Ruth Adams. She grew up in Summerville, SC with her three...
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William Hart

September 5, 1927 - December 17, 2017

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Edward H. Malone

November 11, 1924 - December 16, 2017

Edward H. Malone, of Naples Florida, passed away peacefully in Colorado Springs on December 16, 2017, surrounded by family. Born in Brooklyn, New York on November 11, 1924, and raised in Forest Hills, he was the only child of Edward Hugh and Gertrude Gibson Malone. Upon graduation from Grover Cleveland High School in Ridgewood, New York, he joined the U.S. Army Air Forces and served in World War...
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Pete S. Demario

September 29, 1922 - December 16, 2017

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Martha J. McClintick

August 26, 1931 - December 11, 2017

Martha Jean McClintickAugust 26, 1931- December 11, 2017Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son Douglas McClintick, and a daughter Linda Kmiec, and her three grandchildren.Visitation will be 12 to 12:30pm on Monday December 18, 2017 at Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Funeral Service will follow at 12:30pm at Swan-Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903.
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Michael Eldwood Sawyer

January 13, 1957 - December 10, 2017

Michael Eldwood Sawyer, 60, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, passed away on December 10, 2017 at Evans Army Community Hospital on Fort Carson, Colorado.Michael was born in Portsmouth, VA to Grandy and Melva Sawyer on January 13, 1957. He grew up in Fort Myers, Florida before enlisting in the United States Army on May 23, 1978. Michael married the love of his life Diane Elisabeth Cates on April 30,...
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Patricia Jane Porter

December 11, 1948 - December 9, 2017

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Emmit Herman Honaker

March 23, 1936 - December 9, 2017

Emmit Herman HonakerBorn March 23, 1936. Died Dec. 9, 2017.Army Vietnam Veteran, longtime Fountain resident. Survived by a son, Emmitt Ray Honaker; a daughter, Vanessa L. Honaker; and granddaughter, Byonca Honaker, Visitation will be held Monday, December 18, 2017 from 5-8 pm and a graveside service will be held on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 12pm at Fairview Cemetery in Fountain, Colorado.
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Jean Marie Nancarrow

November 23, 1927 - December 8, 2017

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Jeanne Jean Warren

September 2, 1935 - December 8, 2017

Marva Jean (Jones) Warren was born September 2, 1935, the daughter of P.C. and Helen (Tuttle) Jones. Jeanne passed away on December 8, 2017.Besides her parents also preceding her in death were her husband, Robert E. (Bob) Warren, sons, 16-year old Robert Eric, and two infant sons, Douglas Byron and Richard Dean. A sister, Marjorie A. Stegman, a niece Joni Lynn Martin and two brother-in-laws,...
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John Frederick Kaufman

January 2, 1927 - December 8, 2017

John Frederick Kaufman, age 90, passed away surrounded by his family at Winslow Court Retirement Center in Colorado Springs on Friday, December 8, 2017. He was born on January 2, 1927 in Altoona, Pennsylvania to Earl and Dorothy Kaufman. He had three siblings; brothers Joe and Jim Kaufman and sister Barbara Hetrick. John served in the United States Army during World War II. John married Phyllis...
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George S. Pupich

May 14, 1937 - December 4, 2017

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Peter Edward Gadkowski

October 30, 1950 - December 4, 2017

Peter Edward GadkowskiOctober 30, 1950 - December 4, 2017Peter was proudly a former attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Division of Enforcement. Upon his passing, he was a practicing attorney and entrepreneur in Colorado since 1981. Peter is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, JoAnn, two daughters, two sons-in-law and three grandchildren. He was a member of...
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Barrylyn B. Hedquist

June 30, 1934 - December 4, 2017

Barrylyn B. Hedquist, age 83, preceded in death by Jerrold "M" Hedquist, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2017. She was born on June 30, 1934 in Provo, Utah to Arthur and Sarah Baker. While studying Home Economics at BYU, Barrylyn met Jerry after a church picnic. On August 25, 1954 they were married in the Salt Lake Temple. For about 7 years, Barrylyn, Jerry and their children Kevin and...
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Margaret Lorraine Apgar

January 19, 1919 - December 2, 2017

Margaret Apgar, 98, a mother and wife whose passion was her family, and being a prayer warrior for them passed on Saturday December 2, 2017 at the Namaste Alzheimer Center.A private funeral service will be held Friday, December 8, at Swan Law Funeral Home Chapel, Cascade Ave. Friends may call from 4 - 8pm Thursday at the visitation service at the Swan Law Funeral Home.Mrs. Apgar was born January...
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Sandralou Mary Graham

April 22, 1943 - November 29, 2017

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Laura Mae Mason

June 6, 1932 - November 28, 2017

Laura Mae Mason, 85 years, passed away on November 28, 2017, from a long battle with cancer in the comfort of her home of 60 years, in the presence of her loving family. Born in Waverly, Kansas, on June 6, 1932, she was the daughter of Herman and Mabel Meyer. She was the youngest of three children with two older brothers, Herman and Carroll. She married the love of her life, Donald Mason, in 1956...
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George Arthur Olson

August 8, 1936 - November 27, 2017

George A. Olson passed away on November 26, 2017 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was born in Glasco, Kansas in 1936, the third of five children of the late Ralph L. and Ella (Henry) Olson.George graduated from the University of Colorado in 1962 where he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He was a Certified Public Accountant and a long-time member of the American Institute of CPAs...
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Irwin Martin Emeson

August 8, 1932 - November 25, 2017

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Frona Donna Sparks

December 1, 1921 - November 21, 2017

Frona Donna Sparks. Born 1 December 1921 in Standard, Albert, Canada, passed away on 21 November 2017 Colorado Springs, Colorado surrounded by family. Loved and helped raise many children. Loved and raised puppies. An artist for relaxation. Helping and healing many others throughout her life.Preceded in death by her parents, spouse and son. Survived by her daughter, Frona Marlaine Adkins,...
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Patricia Jane Gilley

July 17, 1949 - November 20, 2017

Patricia J. Gilley, loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to all who knew her, passed away at home on November 20, 2017, in Lake George, Colorado. She was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado July 17, 1949 the first child born to the late William and Helen Hayes.Patricia graduated from Woodland Park High School in 1967. After graduation she continued her education and received...
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Kathleen Ann Imada

September 4, 1949 - November 19, 2017

After a long battle against breast cancer, Kathleen Ann Bernadette Imada (nee Sullivan), peacefully departed this world on 19 November, 2017. Born September 4, 1949 to Rose and James Sullivan, Kathleen was a sixth generation San Franciscan and attended Lincoln High School, graduating in 1968. Genealogy was a passion and she compiled family histories and photos as a gift to future generations....
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Robert C. McHugh

June 2, 1928 - November 17, 2017

Robert Clayton McHughJune 2, 1928 - November 17, 2017Bob McHugh was born June 2, 1928, in Kansas City, MO to Eugene and Margaret (Higgins) McHugh. The family moved to Colorado Springs in 1935 where Bob attended public school. He graduated from Colorado Springs High School (Palmer) in 1946 as an athlete and scholar. He served a student government cabinet member as Speaker of the House. He was...
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Mary Elizabeth Veronica Garcia

March 28, 1933 - November 17, 2017

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Michael Coleman Ritschel

May 27, 1940 - November 15, 2017

Mike Ritschel, 77, of Colorado Springs passed away on Wednesday November 15, 2017. He was born on May 27, 1940 to Denise and Jerome Ritschel in Peoria, Illinois. He is survived by his wife Marcia Junis of Peoria. Mike and Marcia married on June 5, 1965. He is also survived by his three sons: Patrick (Tammie) of Greenville, DE, Brian of Newport Beach, CA, and Dan (Tamiko) of Dayton, OH; one...
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Robert Warren Phelps

February 13, 1941 - November 13, 2017

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Frederick Keith Glick

February 19, 1940 - November 12, 2017

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Daniel F. Drayer

September 27, 1954 - November 7, 2017

Daniel F. Drayer was born in Elgin, Illinois on September 27, 1954 and passed away November 7, 2017 at the age of 63 after a short battle with cancer. He grew up in Crystal Lake, Illinois and graduated from Crystal Lake Community High School.He moved to Colorado in the early 70's and shortly after started Colorado Leather Goods in Colorado Springs. He operated the business for 43 years creating...
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Shaun Rylee McClelland

December 14, 1995 - November 5, 2017

Shaun Rylee McClelland passed unexpectedly from this life to the next at South Dakota State University on November 5th in Brookings S.D. He was 21.Shaun is survived by his parents Robert & Kathleen McClelland of Colorado Springs, brother Corey McClelland of Pierre S.D., grandmothers Barbara Lampman and Marita McClelland of Colorado Springs, and grandfather Arthur Reynolds of Pueblo CO. He is also...
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Stephen Baxter Cribben

January 27, 1984 - November 4, 2017

Sergeant First Class Stephen B. Cribben, beloved husband, father, and soldier, passed away on November 04, 2017, in Logar province, Afghanistan. He was born in Rawlins, Wyoming on January 27, 1984, the first of two children born to Joseph and Leslie Cribben.Stephen graduated from Royal High School in Simi Valley, CA in 2002. After graduation, he joined the Army in November as a military police...
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Joseph Terry Burrell

June 4, 1931 - November 4, 2017

Joseph Terry BurrellJune 4, 1931- November 4, 2017Joseph "Joe" Burrell, 86, peacefully entered into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on November 4, 2017, with his family by his side. He was born on June 4, 1931 in Santa Rose, California to James and Irene Burrell.Joe entered into military service early in life joining the U.S. Navy at the age of 17. This was followed by his...
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Terry Lynn Bustos

January 16, 1953 - November 3, 2017

Terry Lynn Bustos Sr. (64) of Colorado Springs last seen on Nov 3, 2017 headed for the Pearly Gates while doing one legged high kicks and humming "Drop Kick Me Jesus Through the Goal Post of Life". He had a date to go fishing with his Dad, Jasper (Red) Bustos, and together both were hoping to meet up with JC to get some tips on fishing in the middle of the lake without a boat.Terry passed after...
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Stanley Milton Bauguess

April 21, 1924 - November 2, 2017

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Alexander Eugene Ainsworth

May 7, 1999 - October 30, 2017

Alexander Ainsworth beloved son, brother, ladies man, lifeblood of everyone. He was taken from us on October 30, 2017 in Colorado Springs, CO. He was born May 7, 1999 in Colorado Springs. Alex would have graduated high school next month. He was a welder, worked at a convenience store, and worked construction. Wrestling was his life. He had a mentor at the Olympic Training center for his...
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Shirley Ann Rudy

August 7, 1927 - October 29, 2017

Shirley Ann Rudy departed peacefully into eternal joy and love Sunday, October 29, 2017. She leaves behind a family that surrounded her with love at the time of her passing: William Rudy,her husband of 57 years; son, Timothy Rudy, daughters, Lisbeth (Sean) Kinney and Kathleen (Brian) Hubel; stepchildren, Rex (Val) Rudy, Kelly (Catalina) Rudy, and Kristi Rudy, whom she loved as her own; and the...
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Robert L. Jursnick

June 24, 1945 - October 28, 2017

We mourn the loss and celebrate the life of our dearly beloved husband, father, uncle, grandfather, and friend, Bob Jursnick, who has begun the next step of his life's journey.Bob was the proud grandson of Irish and Slovenian immigrants who settled in Montana. He was the third son born to Frank and Anna Mae (Rodgers) Jursnick in Butte on June 27, 1945. Bob grew up hunting and fishing with his...
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Thelma Penrod

March 10, 1945 - October 28, 2017

Thelma Pedraza Penrod10-28-17Home day care provider for 28yrs in Falcon. Also known as "Miss Thelma" to her clients. Also known as "Nee Nee" to many.She and her husband Andrew "Andy" Penrod have five children; Kathy Uknis of Philadelphia, Andrea Johnston of Littleton, Drew Penrod of Ft. Collins, Sandra Lair of Falcon, and Sarah Kailin of Houston.Thelma will be laid to rest in the Penrod Family...
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Lois J. Ploetz

April 11, 1934 - October 27, 2017

Lois was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin to Orval & Dorothy Lopas. After graduating high school, she met the love of her life, William R. "Bill" Ploetz. After his return from his service in the U. S. Army, they were married. They would have been married 64 years but Bill passed away 2 months to the day prior to Lois's death.Lois always said in her reflections that family always came first and she...
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Jean Yeager

April 14, 1935 - October 27, 2017

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Donna Beth Harfert

October 2, 1944 - October 21, 2017

While embracing love for everyone, Donna never met a stranger and always placed others' welfare and happiness ahead of her own. She always remembered anyone who she intimately crossed paths with, acknowledging their birthdays and keeping phone numbers and addresses for all. God must have a special place for Donna as she was an angel to everyone. Donna's hobbies included a love of music,...
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Ronald Kenneth Lucas

February 27, 1948 - October 21, 2017

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Michael Cyrus Shafai

June 13, 1970 - October 17, 2017

Michael Cyrus Shafai, 47 of Manitou Springs, devoted husband, father, community leader and avid runner, passed away October 18, 2017. His passion for life and pursuit of adventure was an inspiration to all who knew him. His spirit will be carried on by his two children Alexandra (18) and Benjamin (15), his wife Stephanie Wurtz, as well as his parents, Touraj Shafai and Cathy Endress and siblings,...
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Denise Ann Akins

August 9, 1961 - October 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Swan-Law Funeral Directors, Colorado Springs, CO.
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Carol Ann Savio

July 3, 1940 - October 16, 2017

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Thomas Richard Ferrara

December 3, 1922 - October 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Swan-Law Funeral Directors, Colorado Springs, CO.
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Natalie Opilka Tremaroli

June 19, 1930 - October 12, 2017

Natalie Tremaroli passed away October 12, 2017 after a long illness. Born June 15, 1930 in Dolina, Poland, Natalie lived an extraordinary life for 87 years of struggle, escape, and peace. After an idyllic early childhood in eastern Poland, the Nazi war machine and Russian sympathizers swept through the area. She witnessed many atrocities of guerilla warfare that preceded the actual war in...
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Charles Ormsby

July 3, 1928 - October 11, 2017

Charles H. Ormsby Jr.July 3, 1928 - October 11, 2017Chuck "Bud" Ormsby beloved father and grandfather passed away at his home surrounded by his daughters, at the age of 89. He was born at Beth-El hospital in Colorado Springs, attended schools here, and graduated in 1946 from Colorado Springs High School. He also is an alumni of Colorado College of which he attended.Chuck served in the US Naval...
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Faye G. Dabney

August 13, 1922 - October 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Swan-Law Funeral Directors, Colorado Springs, CO.
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