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HELEN C. RIPLEY
Mrs. Ripley, 83, died June 25, 2000, at a local care center. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Ripley was born Jan. 29, 1917, in Belmont, Mass., to Robert and Agnes (Frawley) Crook, who are deceased. She was married June 22, 1941, to Franklin T. "Rip" Ripley Sr., who is deceased.
She is survived by a son, Franklin T. "Skip" Jr.; three daughters, Alice Marie Ripley Johnson, Suzanne Giersch and Kimberley Ann Carpenter; a sister, Eleanor Grace Crook; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. today with a vigil at 7 p.m. at Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900. A funeral Mass will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 3122 Poinsetta Drive. Entombment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Colorado Affiliate, 2480 W. 26th Ave., Suite 120B, Denver 80211.

LLOYD LaVERNE MURRAY
Mr. Murray, 84, died June 1, 2000, at a local hospital as a result of natural causes. He was a civil service maintenance worker. He retired as a master sergeant from the Army after 20 years of service.
Mr. Murray was born Jan. 24, 1916, in Wetonka, S.D., to Grant Z. Murray and Etna Belle Backous, who are deceased. He was married Oct. 28, 1939, to Alice Hart.
He is survived by his wife; two sons, Jerold L. and Larry D.; a daughter, Marjorie K. Hetzel; a brother, Orrin; two sisters, Ethel Backus and Agnes Hopman; two half-sisters, Evelyn Wachter and Lucille Van Hunnik; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1318 N. Circle Drive. Inurnment will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery, 3698 S. Sheridan Blvd., Denver. Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Crippled Children's Hospital, Fairfax Road at Virginia Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84103.

HELEN E. BYERLY
Mrs. Byerly, 74, died June 25, 2000, at a local care center. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Byerly was born May 7, 1926, in Trinidad to Earl H. and Ellen S. (Sines) Keith, who are deceased. She was married Sept. 1, 1945, to John F. Byerly, who is deceased.
She is survived by two sons, Tom and Stanley; a daughter, Linda Byerly Walton; three stepsons, Hugh, Kenneth and Perry; a stepdaughter, Emma Jean Harteis; a sister, Lola Gann; and 16 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Eugene Keith and Donald Keith; and a sister, Evelyn M. Hayson.
A memorial service will be at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., 634-1597. A private interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christian Church of Security Building Fund, 626 Aspen Drive, Security 80911.

ROBERT A. "BOB" McINTOSH
Mr. McIntosh, 68, died June 27, 2000, in Colorado Springs. He retired as a cook from Denny's Restaurant. He served in the Army from 1954 to 1956.
Mr. McIntosh was born March 5, 1932, in Albany, N.Y., to Willard and Catherine (Sanford) McIntosh, who are deceased. He was married March 31, 1956, to Mary E. Sanders.
He is survived by his wife; two sons, Bob and Bill; a brother, Willard; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Kay; and two sisters, Millie and Edna.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3825 Airport Road. Pikes Peak Funeral and Cremation Services, 3825 Airport Road, 596-7991, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Comforter, 2345 N. Academy Place, Suite 215, Colorado Springs 80909.

KERMIT C. JONES
Mr. Jones, 80, died June 25, 2000, at a local hospital. He retired from civil service at Fort Carson after 26 years. He served in the Army for 10 years.
Mr. Jones was born May 5, 1920, in Aberdeen, S.D., to David C. and Eileen (Lindgren) Jones, who are deceased. He was married in February 1950 to Frances M. Goglio.
He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Linda S. Jones and Janet M. Greene; three brothers, Grant, David and Lyndon; a sister, Audrey; and three grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday at Dove-Witt Family Mortuary, 6630 S. U.S. Highway 85/87, Fountain, 390-4906. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Dove-Witt Fountain Valley Chapel. Inurnment will be at a later date at Fort Logan National Cemetery, 3698 S. Sheridan Blvd., Denver.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Drive, Fountain 80817.

MARY BELLE McCAFFERY
Mrs. McCaffery, 94, died June 23, 2000, at a local care center. She was a retired schoolteacher and librarian.
Mrs. McCaffery was born Feb. 26, 1906, in Zenda, Kan., to Benjamin F. Branson and Keturah Crossno, who are deceased. She was married June 3, 1931, to William Hurshel McCaffery, who is deceased.
She is survived by two sons, Patrick and Michael; two sisters, Florence Wamsley and Irene Callen; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
No services are planned. Inurnment will be at Great Bend Memorial Cemetery, Great Bend, Kan. Evergreen Funeral Home, 1830 E. Fountain Blvd., 475-8303, is handling local arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 600, Colorado Springs 80903.

ALINE HIGHSMITH HUDSON
Mrs. Hudson, 94, died June 24, 2000, at a local hospital. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Hudson was born Feb. 6, 1906, in Mount Vernon, Ill., to George W. and Martha Ann (Hayes) Highsmith, who are deceased. She was married Sept. 3, 1940, to Paul F. Hudson, who is deceased.
She is survived by two nephews, Charles Albert "Bert" Reynolds and Ray Highsmith Jr.; and a niece, Pati Lee.
Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., 634-1597. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church,
Lehmberg Chapel, 420 N. Nevada Ave. Entombment will be at Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Garden of Angels.
Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs 80903.

JAKE PERALTA
Mr. Peralta, 82, died June 25, 2000, at a local hospital. He retired as building manager of The Saks Building in downtown Colorado Springs. He served in the Army.
Mr. Peralta was born Aug. 22, 1917, in Des Moines, N.M., to Pablo and Pablita (Sandoval) Peralta, who are deceased. He was married Nov. 27, 1939, to Cruzita Ortiz.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Larry; two daughters, Pauline Bustamante and Fern Bunce; a sister, Isabelle Remijio; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., 634-1597. A vigil will be at 7 p.m. today at Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses. After the service, a reception will be at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 2318 N. Cascade Ave. Entombment will be at Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum.

HOLLISTER JOE DAVIS
Mr. Davis, 72, a former Colorado Springs resident, died June 22, 2000, at a Pueblo hospital. He was a counselor at the Children's Asthmatic Hospital in Denver. He later worked for the Florence School Districts. He served in the Air Force from 1947 to 1952.
Mr. Davis was born Dec. 16, 1927, in Colorado Springs to Carl M. and Anna P. Davis. He was married Jan. 19, 1967, to Arvilla G. Paquette, who is deceased.
He is survived by two sisters, Clayta W. Wahl and Helen R. Davis; his father; and his mother.
Inurnment will be in Florence. Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900, is handling arrangements.

RUTH ESTHER "TONI" LANZA
Mrs. Lanza died June 26, 2000, in Colorado Springs. She was a published author and homemaker.
Mrs. Lanza was born in Douglas, Okla., to Yeulin V. and Ruth (Fink) Willett, who are deceased. She was married April 13, 1940, to Anthony J. "Tony" Lanza, who is deceased.
She is survived by three sons, Anthony L. "Tony", Charles L. "Chuck" and Matthew L. "Matt"; three daughters, Suzanne L. Cowen, Melissa L. Black and Carmela Lanza-Weil; a sister, Genevieve Slade; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles F. Willett.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Pauline Chapel, 9 El Pomar Road. Cappadona's Alternative Funeral Services, 3407 N. El Paso St., 520-1817, is handling arrangements.

GEORGE A. ROBINSON
Mr. Robinson, 89, died June 26, 2000, at a local care center. He was a sheet-metal worker.
Mr. Robinson was born Dec. 21, 1910, in Trinidad to Reuben W. and Della (Tracy) Robinson, who are deceased. He was married Sept. 2, 1935, to Blanche Mauney, who is deceased.
He is survived by a daughter, Betty McGee; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Medalion East Chapel, 1719 E. Bijou St. Inurnment will be at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave. Nolan Funeral Home, 225 N. Weber St., 632-7608, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Barbara Olson Center of Hope, 3208 N. Central Ave., Rockford, IL 61101.

FRANCIS EUGENE "GENE" MATHEWS
Mr. Mathews, 53, died June 18, 2000, in Colorado Springs. He was a pipe fitter.
Mrs. Mathews was born Jan. 9, 1947, in Overland, Mo., to Mr. and Mrs. Francis E. Mathews. His mother is deceased.
He is survived by his father; and a sister, Pat Walkenhorst.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ellicott Baptist Church, 24075 Colorado Highway 94, Ellicott. Cappadona's Alternative Funeral Services, 3407 N. El Paso St., 520-1817, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ellicott Baptist Church, 24075 Colorado Highway 94, Ellicott 80808.

LESTER WHITT
Mr. Whitt, 84, died June 26, 2000, in Colorado Springs. He retired from Colorado Springs School District 11.
Mr. Whitt was born May 31, 1916, in Anderson, S.C. He was married Oct. 2, 1942, to Lois Virginia Gordon, who is deceased.
He is survived by a daughter, Billye Glenda Toombs; three grandsons; and a great-grandson.
Private services are planned. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity or church of the giver's choice.

ANN MARIE LAW
ANN MARIE LAW, 66, a homemaker, died May 2, 1997, at a local nursing home.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Swan-Law Cascade Chapel, 501 N. Cascade Ave. A vigil will be at 6 p.m. today at the chapel. Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Cathedral, 22 W. Kiowa St. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave.
Mrs. Law was born Sept. 18, 1930, in Norfolk, Va., to Claude K. and Anna L. (Powell) Bell, who are deceased.
She was married in San Diego to John P. Law, who is deceased.
Mrs. Law is survived by three sons, Stephen E. of Rawlins, Wyo., and Glen A. and John P., both of Colorado Springs; and seven grandchildren.
She enjoyed needlepoint; and attended St. Paul's Catholic Church.
Mrs. Law had lived in Colorado Springs since 1956.

BARBARA W. MURPHY
BARBARA W. MURPHY, 57, died May 2, 1997, at a local hospital. She was a homemaker.
Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Blunt Mortuary, 2229 W. Colorado Ave. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 3010 W. Bijou St., with the Rev. Tim Gotchey officiating. Burial will be at Crystal Valley Cemetery in Manitou Springs.
Mrs. Murphy was born June 18, 1939, in Tahoka, Texas, to Mart W. and Margaret (Shannon) Willingham. Her mother lives in Manitou Springs and her father is deceased.
She was married Aug. 6, 1955, in Raton, N.M., to James "Bud" Murphy, who lives in Colorado Springs.
She is also survived by two sons, Marty of Colorado Springs and Steve of Green Mountain Falls; two sisters, Marta and Lynda; and five grandsons. She was preceded in death by a son, Jamie; and a sister, Donna.
Mrs. Murphy graduated from Manitou Springs High School in 1957.
She was active in community affairs. She enjoyed the mountains, nature, family and friends.
Mrs. Murphy had lived in Colorado Springs since 1954, previously living in Texas.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association of Colorado, 19 N. Tejon St., Colorado Springs 80903, or to the American Lung Association, 1600 Race St., Denver 80206.

MARIE WEBB
MARIE WEBB, 86, died May 3, 1997, at a local care center. She was a homemaker and had worked for Town Talk Bakery and Van Briggle Pottery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Swan-Law Cascade Chapel, 501 N. Cascade Ave. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel, with the Rev. Rebekah Dunlap officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3825 Airport Road.
Mrs. Webb was born June 17, 1910, in Colorado Springs to J. Gordon and Libbie (Zehner) Shaw, who are deceased.
She was married June 29, 1932, in Colorado Springs to Carl E. Webb, who is deceased.
Mrs. Webb is survived by a son, Steven H. of Colorado Springs; a brother, Steve Shaw of Valley Centre, Calif.; two sisters, Laura Walker of Colorado Springs and Genevive Rozar of Aguanga, Calif.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Phil, Gordon "Buss" and George Shaw; a sister, Sophie James; and a great-granddaughter, Brandi Hill.
She graduated from Colorado Springs High School in 1929.
Mrs. Webb was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Colorado Springs.
She enjoyed gardening and raising flowers, and always thought of others first.
She was a lifelong resident of Colorado Springs.
Memorial contributions may be made to Make a Wish Foundation of America, 100 W. Clarendon, Suite 2200, Phoenix 85013.

KENNETH E. SCOTT SR.
KENNETH E. SCOTT SR., 93, died May 1, 1997, at Simla Good Samaritan Center. He was a farmer and rancher and also owned and operated the Kenneth E. Scott trucking firm for 40 years in Kiowa.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Andrews Caldwell Gibson Funeral Home, 407 Jerry St. in Castle Rock. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mark's Presbyterian Fellowship Hall in Kiowa, with the Rev. Blanche Byrd officiating. Burial will be at Elizabeth Cemetery in Elizabeth.
Mr. Scott was born Sept. 15, 1903, in Carrollton, Mo., to John Michael and Flora (Harris) Scott, who are deceased.
He was married Dec. 1, 1927, in Trinidad to Lyndall (Deming) Scott, who is deceased.
Mr. Scott is survived by two sons, Larry of Elizabeth and Dr. James A. of Great Falls, Mont.; a daughter, Mary Filson of Fort Collins; a sister-in-law, Margaret Scott of Agate; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas and Glenn; and a son, Kenneth Jr.
He was the chairman of the Elbert County Republican Party for 20 years. He was an active member of the Elbert County and Colorado Farm Bureau from 1948 until his death. He was the former vice president of the Elbert County Historical Society.
Mr. Scott was a lifelong community servant. He had lived in Kiowa since 1922.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Elbert County Historical Society, Kiowa 80117, to St. Mark's Presbyterian Fellowship Hall, P.O. Box 778, Kiowa 80117, or to the Simla Good Samaritan Center, P.O. Box 38, Simla 80835.


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