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VILETTA W. BROWN
Mrs. Brown, 90, died Feb. 28, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She taught in Maryland for many years, retiring as a special education teacher.
Mrs. Brown was born Sept. 26, 1910, in El Paso, Texas, to Henry Clay and Viletta Wilmoth, who are deceased. She was married May 2, 1931, to Ray S. Brown, who is deceased.
She is survived by a son, Richard; a daughter, Judy Dean; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a brother, Lamar Wilmoth.
A memorial service and burial will be at a later date in Silver Spring, Md. Pikes Peak Funeral and Cremation Service, 3825 Airport Road, 596-7991, is handling local arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 600, Colorado Springs 80903.

WILLIAM V. HARDINA
Mr. Hardina, 90, died Feb. 21, 2001, at a local care center. He was comptroller for Fontaine Bros. in Springfield, Mass. He was an Army veteran of World War II and staff sergeant and cryptographer on Okinawa in 1945.
Mr. Hardina was born July 22, 1910, in Springfield to Adolph and Amilia (Stekl) Hardina, who are deceased. He was married June 26, 1940, to Eileen Miller.
He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Barbara Dalton; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Burial was at Hillcrest Park Cemetery, Springfield. Cappadona's Alternative Funeral Service, 3407 N. El Paso St., 520-1817, handled local arrangements.

DUANE HOWARD "DEWEY" GENUCHI
Mr. Genuchi, 47, died Feb. 25, 2001, in Colorado Springs. He was a musician.
Mr. Genuchi was born May 12, 1953, in Washington, D.C., to Ivan and Mary (McAfee) Genuchi.
He is survived by his parents; two brothers, Dell and Kevin; and a sister, Carol Olsen. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Paul and Helen McAfee and Dell and Alvena Genuchi.
A gathering of family and friends will be at 2 p.m. today at First Lutheran Church Chapel, 1515 N. Cascade Ave. A private family inurnment will be in Bennett, Neb. Colorado Springs Mortuary and Cremation Services, 3475 Astrozon Court, 392-4144, is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 610 Abbot Lane, Colorado Springs 80905.

FRANCES KATHERINE POCAN
Mrs. Pocan, 88, died Feb. 28, 2001, at a local care center. She was a sales associate for The Grand in Milwaukee.
Mrs. Pocan was born Aug. 22, 1912, in Racine, Wis., to Walter and Helen (Sommer) Rossa, who are deceased. She was married Oct. 7, 1930, to Eugene Joseph Pocan, who is deceased.
She is survived by a daughter, Dolores E. Mahoy; two sisters, Lillian Zuffa and Alice Sipher; three grandsons; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a son, Jerome Eugene.
A memorial Mass will be at 9 a.m. Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 3122 Poinsetta Drive. Inurnment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Grand Rapids, Mich.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 600, Colorado Springs 80903.

ELIZABETH ELLEN "BETTY" INGRAM
Elizabeth, 75, a former Colorado Springs resident, died Feb. 21, 2001, in Aurora after a long bout with cancer. She worked at the Philadelphia shipyards in the early 1940s, more than 10 years at Montgomery Wards in Colorado Springs, in home health care and in property maintenance.
Elizabeth was born Dec. 13, 1925, in Lock Haven, Pa., to Melvin and Blanch Yost, who are deceased.
She is survived by her former husband, Robert F. Ferree Sr.; three sons, Robert F. Ferree Jr. of Colorado Springs, Melvin E. Ferree of Layton, Utah, and Ronald W. Ferree of Lakewood; two sisters, Marie Weaver and Dorthy Culvey, both of Mill Hall, Pa.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be Monday at Yost Funeral Home, Mill Hall.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 1445 N. Union Blvd., B100, Colorado Springs 80909.

JOE ANN WALLS
Mrs. Walls, 69, died Feb. 28, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She was a retired grocery clerk.
Mrs. Walls was born April 15, 1931, in Lumberport, W.Va. She was married April 10, 1954, to John William Walls.
She is survived by her husband; a son, John Wesley; a daughter, Lisa Jaylene DeVorss; her sister, Betty J. Lulos; and a grandchild.
A private memorial service will be held. Colorado Springs Mortuary and Cremation Services, 3475 Astrozon Court, 392-4144, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 600, Colorado Springs 80903.

BARBARA JO JOHNSON
Barbara, 62, died March 1, 2001, at a local hospital. She was owner of Myers Hardware Store.
Barbara was born March 23, 1938, in Long Beach, Calif., to Kenneth and Ruth Pfenninger, who are deceased.
She is survived by two sons, Mike Lane and Dane Johnson; a daughter, Debra Olsen; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Pfenninger.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Faith Lutheran Church, 315 Security Blvd., Security. Nolan Funeral Home, 225 N. Weber St., 632-7608, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the General Memorial Endowment Fund, Faith Lutheran Church, 315 Security Blvd., Security 80911.

ALICE ELEN SAVERCOOL KERRICK
Mrs. Kerrick, 80, died Feb. 28, 2001, at a local hospital. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Kerrick was born Feb. 23, 1921, in Elmira, N.Y., to Earl and Mary Savercool, who are deceased. She was married June 15, 1940, to Max Jay Kerrick, who is deceased.
She is survived by a son, Michael; a daughter, Michelle Kerrick Lee; and two grandchildren.
Inurnment will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3825 Airport Road. Colorado Springs Mortuary and Cremation Services, 3475 Astrozon Court, 392-4144, is handling arrangements.

JEAN C. CHAMBERS
Mrs. Chambers, 74, died March 1, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She was secretary/treasurer of Acme Ticket Co., a family-owned business.
Mrs. Chambers was born June 21, 1926, in Colorado Springs to Joseph R. and Alice (Gilmore) Coulter, who are deceased. She was married Feb. 8, 1947, to Arthur B. Chambers.
She is survived by her husband; two sons, Jed R. and A. Scott; a daughter, Janice C. Hobson; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Private family graveside services will be held. Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 610 Abbot Lane, Colorado Springs 80905.

MARY F. FOGLE
Mrs. Fogle, 82, died March 1, 2001, at a local care center. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Fogle was born March 20, 1918, in Honok'a, Hawaii, to Manuel and Theresa (deMello) deFreitas, who are deceased. She was married April 11, 1942, to Charles E. Fogle Sr.
She is survived by her husband; two sons, Charles E. Jr. and Rod; two daughters, Marie Ellen Shantz and Jackie Lewis; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., 634-1597. A private inurnment will be at Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Rose Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 600, Colorado Springs 80903.

DONALD N. CAIN
Mr. Cain, 79, a Colorado Springs resident, died Feb. 28, 2001, in Phoenix, Ariz. He retired from the federal civil service department of the Air Force after 38 years. He served in the Army from 1943 to 1946 and was stationed in the Philippines during World War II, achieving the rank of staff sergeant. He received the Philippines Liberation Ribbon with one bronze star, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal with two bronze stars and the World War II Victory Medal. 
Mr. Cain was born July 5, 1921, in Highspire, Pa., to John W. and Sarah A. (Hammer) Cain, who are deceased. He was married Feb. 14, 1942, to Mary A. Gustin, who is deceased.
He is survived by a son, Donald G. of Colorado Springs; two sisters, Dorothy E. Williams of Highspire and Charlotte L. Witt of Cocoa, Fla.; and his companion of 15 years, Vivian M. Johnson. He was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Mrakovich. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, with a rosary at 6 p.m., at Memorial Gardens Chapel, 3825 Airport Road. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Cathedral, 22 W. Kiowa St. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3825 Airport Road. Pikes Peak Funeral and Cremation Service, 3825 Airport Road, 590-8960, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1445 N. Union Blvd., Suite 100, Colorado Springs 80909.

BILLY C. HARRELL
Mr. Harrell, 73, died March 3, 2001, in Woodland Park. He was a retired engineer for Exxon for 39 years, and was project coordinator for Play Park Above the Clouds in Woodland Park.
Mr. Harrell was born March 31, 1927, in Bishop, Texas, to Attie Alfred and Virginia Mae (Scott) Harrell, who are deceased. He was married Oct. 28, 1948, to Billie Jo Adair.
Mr. Harrell is survived by his wife; two sons, Danny of Colorado Springs and Leon of Corpus Christi, Texas; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a son, Kent.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Mountain Memorial, 51 County Road 5, Divide. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Faith Lutheran Church, 1312 Evergreen Heights, Woodland Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Prospect Home Care Hospice, P.O. Box 6278, Woodland Park 80866.

JAMES ALAN STEIN
Mr. Stein, 39, died March 1, 2001, in Colorado Springs. He was a self-employed mover for moving companies for 19 years.
Mr. Stein was born May 4, 1961, in Evanston, Ill., to Billy A. and Bonny L. (Robbins) Stein. His mother is deceased.
Mr. Stein is survived by his father; a brother Todd Stein; two sisters, Robin Stein and Carrie Anderson.
Services will be in Freeport, Ill. Capadona's Alternative Funeral Service, 3407 N. El Paso St., 520-1817, is handling local arrangements.
Memorial contributions may made to the James Alan Stein Memorial fund, in care of The Burke-Tubb Funeral Home, 504 N. Walnut St., Freeport, Ill., 61032.

JOHN WHITE
Mr. White, 89, died March 2, 2001, in Colorado Springs. He was a sheep herder.
Mr. White was born June 24, 1911, in Carnero, to Joe and Juliana White, who are deceased. He was married Dec. 21, 1935, to Margaret Baca.
Mr. White is survived by his wife; two sons, Melvin of Phoenix and Albert of Hamet, Calif.; six daughters, Bertha McDowell of Amarillo, Texas; Carolyn Johnson of Lawrenceville, Ga.; and Patricia Franceschi, Ruth King, Annabell Crow and Betty White, all of Colorado Springs; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Memorial Garden Chapel, 3825 Airport Road. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Memorial Gardens Chapel.
Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3825 Airport Road.
Pikes Peak Funeral and Cremation Services, 3825 Airport Road, 590-8960, is handling arrangements.

THE REV. R. JEAN MEARS
The Rev. Mears, 60, died March 1, 2001, at a local care center. She was a retired minister serving the Colorado Springs community for 20 years. 
The Rev. Mears was born March 29, 1940, in Fayetteville, Ark. 
She is survived by three sons, Michael A. Garduno, Patrick W. Garduno and Kelly B. Garduno; two daughters, Desiree J. Addison and Marilyn S. Falls; a sister, Charlotte Draeger; and eight grandchildren.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain. Her body was donated to science.
Mountain View Mortuary, 2350 Montebllo Square Drive, 590-8922, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lupus Foundation of Colorado, 6795 E. Tennessee, Suite 100, Denver 80224.

DONALD R. MILLER
Mr. Miller, 66, died March 1, 2001, at a local hospital. He served in the Army for 22 years, attaining the rank of first sergeant. He served during the Korean War and Vietnam War receiving three Bronze Stars and three Purple Hearts.
Mr. Miller was born April 14, 1934, in Chrisman, Ill., to Albert and Susie (Ward) Miller, who are deceased. He was married Feb. 27, 1960, to Freda Arajakis. 
Mr. Miller is survived by his wife; three sons, Michael Mark, and Marshal; a daughter, Donna Roe; three brothers, Billy, Earle and Bobby; three sisters, Shirley Warner, Louise Diegel and Garnett Blue; and four grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Penrose Main Hospital Chapel, 2215 N. Cascade Ave. Inurnment will be at a later date. Evergreen Funeral Home, 1830 E. Fountain Blvd., 475-8303, is handling arrangements. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the giver's choice.

MARILYN LINDA (BROWN) WRIGHT
Mrs. Wright, 47, died March 1, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She was a civil service dental assistant at Fort Carson.
Mrs. Wright was born Nov. 28, 1953, in San Francisco to Eugene W. and Sonja E. (Myer) Brown. Her father is deceased.
Mrs. Brown is survived by her mother; a brother, Mitch Brown; and two sisters Rose M. Rawlinson and Tammy S. McCullough.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Christian Church of Security, 626 Aspen Drive, Security. Private inurnment will be at a later date. 
Colorado Springs Mortuary and Cremation Services, 3475 Astrozon Court, 392-4144, is handling arrangements.

RETIRED COL. HARRY URBAN
Mr. Urban, 83, died Feb. 21, 2001, in Colorado Springs. He was an administrator and commander and retired from the Air Force after 32 years of service, attaining the rank of colonel.
Mr. Urban was born Dec. 10, 1917, in Patterson, N.J., to Samuel and Frieda (Fox) Urban, who are deceased. He was married Jan. 28, 1945, to Dorothy "Rachel" Powell, who is deceased.
He is survived by a son, Samuel David "Sam"; a daughter, Sara Vin Anderson; two brothers, Louis "Lou" and Israel "Schril"; and a grandson, Michael Anderson. 
He was preceded in death by a brother, Morris; and a sister, Rose Lefkowitz.
Cappadona's Alternative Funeral Service, 3407 N. El Paso St., 520-1817, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Silver Key Senior Services, 2250 Bott Ave., Colorado Springs 80904.

FLORENCE CAMPBELL RILEY
Mrs. Riley, 89, died Feb. 22, 2001, at a local care center. She was retired.
Mrs. Riley was born Jan. 11, 1912, in Lamar. She was married Nov. 27, 1937, to Dr.Ray B. Riley, who is deceased.
She is survived by two daughters, Susan Hillis, of Colorado Springs, and Sarah Kendrick, of Albuquerque, N.M.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial remembrance will be in Kansas City, Kan. Inurnment will be at Forest Hill, Kansas City, Mo. Mission Crematory, 930 S. Hancock Ave., 475-2169, is handling local arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 600, Colorado Springs 80903.

ALICE EMMA HARRIS
Mrs. Harris, 85, died March 1, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Harris was born Aug. 24, 1915, in Lebanon, Pa., to Clayton M. and Mary Rebecca (Hain) Trautman, who are deceased. She married Alvin Knapp on May 11, 1935, who is deceased. She then married Herbert C. Harris on March 11, 1982, who is deceased.
Mrs. Harris is survived by a son, Alvin R. Knapp; two daughters, Nancy Alice Orner and Patsy Ann Sandy; two stepsons, Terry Harris and Darrel Harris; a stepdaughter, Lila Ann Ensign; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Russell A. Knapp; three brothers, Hardie Trautman, Arthur Trautman and Eugene Trautman. 
Services will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Melissa Chapel, 2750 Melissa Drive. Inurnment will be in Lebanon County, Pa.
Evergreen Funeral Home, 1830 E. Fountain Blvd., 475-8303, is handling arrangements. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 600, Colorado Springs 80903.

PATRICIA J. GERBERICH
Mrs. Gerberich, 72, died March 1, 2001, at a local care center. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Gerberich was born March 11, 1928, in Venice, Ill., to William and Margaret (Collins) Evans, who are deceased. She was married Feb. 10, 1951, to Carl W. Gerberich, who is deceased.
She is survived by two sons, Mark S. and Matthew Carl; and two sisters, Betty Osborne and Maxine Hays. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Michelle S. Hicks; three brothers; and four sisters.
A funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., 634-1597. After the service, a coffee and tea reception will be at Olympian Plaza Reception and Event Center, 975 S. Union Blvd. Entombment will be at Shrine of Remembrance Gate of Heaven Mausoleum, 1730 E Fountain Blvd.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 600, Colorado Springs 80903.

BETTY LOUISE HIGGINS
Mrs. Higgins, 68, died March 1, 2001, at a local hospital. She was a retired civil service dental hygienist.
Mrs. Higgins was born May 22, 1932, in Tallassee, Ala., to Cyrus and Era (Clayton) Hammonds, who are deceased. She was married Sept. 3, 1963, to William D. Higgins.
Mrs. Higgins is survived by her husband; two sons, Tim Hollon and Jon Hollon; a daughter, Karen; a brother, Jim Hammonds; a sister, Ruth Frisbee; a stepson, William D. Jr.; a stepdaughter, Becky Heimann; and 11 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, David Hollon; and two brothers, Ralph Hammonds and Don Hammonds.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd, 634-1597. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd. with a reception to follow at 1414 Coronado Drive.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 415 N. Tejon St., No. 201, Colorado Springs 80903.

LETHA B. MIDDLETON
Mrs. Middleton, 85, died Feb. 28, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She was a cosmetologist.
Mrs. Middleton was born Dec. 23, 1915, in Coosa County, Ala., to George Henry and Maudie (Thornton) Bonnett, who are deceased. She was married April 16, 1944, to D. Paul Middleton.
Mrs. Middleton is survived by her husband; two sons, D. Michael and Don; a brother, Raymond Bonnett; a sister, Ora Varner; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother; two sisters and a great-grandson.
Visitation will be from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Monday at Monument Hill Baptist Church, 18725 Monument Hill Road, Monument, with services at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery, 3698 S. Sheridan Blvd., Denver. Dove-Witt Family Mortuary, 6630 S. Highway 85/87, Fountain, 390-4906, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, 2517 E. St. Vrain, Colorado Springs 80909.

ALDEN SCOTT McKELLAR
Mr. McKellar, 80, died March 1, 2001, in Colorado Springs. He was a rancher. 
He was born Oct. 9, 1920, in Eagle Pass, Texas, to David Skene and Sarah (Scott) McKellar, who are deceased. He was married March 26, 1944, to Helen Rhodes.
Mr. McKellar is survived by his wife; a son, H. Anderson; two daughters, Elizabeth Morris and Catherine Hegewald; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, David; and a sister, Mollie Mary Beidiger.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Grace Episcopal Church, 601 N. Tejon St. Burial will be at Chapel of Our Savior, 8 Fourth St. Cappadona's Alternative Funeral Service, 3407 N. El Paso St., 520-1817, is handling arrangements. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Manitou Springs Public Library, 701 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 80829, or a charity of the giver's choice.


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