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ZACHARY JAMES HALL
Zachary, infant son of Eric and Rosemary Hall, died Jan. 7, 2000, in Colorado Springs.
Zachary was born Jan. 7, 2000, in Colorado Springs.
He is survived by his parents and two brothers, Christopher and Alexander.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Air Force Academy's Community Center Chapel. Private inurnment is planned. Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900, is handling arrangements.

VERNER A. VAHSHOLTZ
Mr. Vahsholtz, 75, died Jan. 5, 2000, in Colorado Springs. He was a retired master carpenter. He served in the Army for four years.
Mr. Vahsholtz was born March 20, 1924, in Herington, Kan.
He is survived by three sons, Alvin, Melvin and Donald; four daughters, Diana Blaine, Bonnie Schnars, Susan Sticker and Launa Brock; three brothers, Henry, Milton and Alfred; two sisters, Hattie Ratkie and Eleanor Conroy; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2221 N. Wahsatch Ave. Burial will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Park Service, 12795 W. Alameda Parkway, Denver 80225.

LOUISE ROWE
Ms. Rowe, 89, died Jan. 11, 2000, in Colorado Springs. She retired from the Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Ms. Rowe was born April 21, 1910, in Manitou Springs, to Clyde B. and Hilma (Carlson) King, who are deceased.
She is survived by a nephew, Jack King; and three nieces, Susan Gallivan, Patricia Brown and Janie King.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Crystal Valley Cemetery, end of Plainview Place, Manitou Springs. Blunt Mortuary, 2229 W. Colorado Ave., 634-8831, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Comforter, 2345 N. Academy Place, Suite 215, Colorado Springs 80909.

ETHEL HOOTON
Mrs. Hooton, 68, died Jan. 11, 2000, in Colorado Springs. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Hooton was born June 30, 1931, in Herndon, Kan. She was married April 3, 1951, to Robert A. Hooton I.
She is survived by her husband; a son, Robert A. II; a daughter, Sheryl Holliday; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Mountain View Mortuary, 2350 Montebello Square Drive, 590-8922, is handling cremation.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Salvation Army, 501 S. Weber St., Colorado Springs 80903.

MARIA RAPICANO WHALEY
Mrs. Whaley, 55, died Jan. 7, 2000, in Colorado Springs. She was a housekeeper for 12 years at Colorado College and worked at Tutt Library.
Mrs. Whaley was born June 28, 1944, in Vico Equense, Italy, to Luigi and Francesca (Cardone) Rapicano, who are deceased. She was married Feb. 4, 1962, to Harold W. Whaley Jr.
She is survived by her husband; two sons, Harry W. and Christian B.; a daughter, Stella Espinoza; seven brothers, Aniello Rapicano, Gaetano Rapicano, Pasquale Rapicano, Antonino Rapicano, Luigi Rapicano, Raffaele Rapicano and Ugo Rapicano; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Cappadona's Alternative Funeral Services, 3407 N. El Paso St., 520-1817. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Shove Chapel on the Colorado College campus, 14 E. Cache La Poudre St. Entombment will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3825 Airport Road.

RETIRED LT. COL. MARY A. DE FOE
Lt. Col. De Foe, 85, died Jan. 10, 2000, at a local care center. She retired as a nurse from the Army after serving for 20 years and she served during World War II and the Korean War.
Lt. Col. De Foe was born July 27, 1914, in Horton, Kan. She was married June 4, 1961, to John T. De Foe, who is deceased.
She is survived by seven nephews and nieces.
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. today at Holy Family Catholic Church, 311 Main St., Security. 
Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., 634-1597, is handling arrangements. Entombment will be at Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 633 S. Eighth St., Colorado Springs 80905.

DEBRA ANN APODACA CONRAD
Debra Ann, 37, died Jan. 11, 2000, at a local care center. She was a shift manager for a restaurant.
Debra Ann was born July 12, 1962, in Denver.
She is survived by two sons, Christopher and Shawn; two brothers, Ben and Sam; and six sisters, Marie, Dee, Toni, Helen, Grace and Margaret.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Evergreen Funeral Home Chapel, 1830 E. Fountain Blvd., 475-8303. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave.

MARILYN SEBASTIAN MALONEY
Mrs. Maloney, 49, died Jan. 11, 2000, at a local hospital. She was a civil case manager for the New Jersey State Judiciary Department for 25 years.
Mrs. Maloney was born May 3, 1950, in Audubon, N.J., to Harry and June Lovett. Harry Lovett is deceased. She was married to James F. Maloney, who is deceased.
She is survived by her mother; a brother, Brian Lovett; and a sister, Karen Lovett.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. today, with services at 2 p.m., at Nolan Funeral Home Chapel, 225 N. Weber St., 632-7608. Burial will be at Locustwood Cemetery, Cherry Hill, N.J.

ELIZABETH J. SHAFER
Miss Shafer, 75, a lifelong Colorado Springs resident, died Jan. 11, 2000, at a local care center. She was an active writer and poet.
Miss Shafer was born Jan. 18, 1924, in Colorado Springs, to Ira and Grace Shafer, who are deceased.
She is survived by three cousins, Clyde Keffer, Barbara Myers and Marjorie Piercy.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900. Graveside services will be at 9 a.m. Friday at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave.
Memorial contributions may be made to Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs 80903.

DR. HORACE A. BICKERS JR.
Dr. Bickers, 78, died Jan. 10, 2000, at his home in Colorado Springs. He retired in 1965 from dental practice and retired in 1990 as owner and operator of Rampart Realty in Colorado Springs. He served as a major in the Army Reserve during World War II and the Korean War.
Dr. Bickers was born Dec. 3, 1921, in Jackson, Tenn. He was married Aug. 3, 1946, to Eris Carruth.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Ronald D.; three daughters, Carolyn Johnson, Kathy Kyer and Brenda Appel; a sister, Jessilee MacFarland; and eight grandchildren.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church, cathedral room, 219 E. Bijou St. Burial will be private. Nolan Funeral Home, 225 N. Weber St., 632-7608, is handling arrangements.

CLARENCE ROEDER
Mr. Roeder, 91, died Jan. 12, 2000, at a local care center. He was a farmer.
Mr. Roeder was born March 14, 1908, in Axtell, Kan. He was married April 28, 1932, to Marjorie M. Morton.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Milton C.; a daughter, Barbara; a brother, H.H.; two sisters, Helen Olberding and Rachel Seematter; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, James William, and a brother, Joseph.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m Sunday, with a vigil at 5 p.m., at Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900. A funeral Mass will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Divine Redeemer Catholic Church, 1520 E. Yampa St. Entombment will be at Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, 3825 Airport Road.

DIANE M. SWEIGART
Diane, 65, died Jan. 10, 2000, in Colorado Springs as a result of natural causes.
Diane was born Oct. 23, 1934, in Northampton, England.
She is survived by two sons, Glenn and Paul; two daughters, Jayne Sims and Vickie Good; her mother; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Mountain View Mortuary Chapel, 2350 Montebello Square Drive, 590-8922.

HENRY "HANK" SPRING
Mr. Spring, 82, died Jan. 12, 2000, at a local care center, after a battle with cancer. He retired as a mechanic with Daniels Chevrolet.
Mr. Spring was born Oct. 3, 1917, in Stafford Springs, Conn. He was married in February 1938 to Mary Alice Sheeley, who is deceased.
He is survived by two sons, Hank Jr. and Bill; two brothers, William and Art; a sister, Charlotte Duffy; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900.
Memorial contributions may be made to any wildlife federation of the giver's choice.

VIRGINIA M. BREWER
Mrs. Brewer, 92, died Jan. 12, 2000, at a local care center. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Brewer was born Dec. 22, 1907, in St. Joseph, Mo. She was married May 12, 1974, to Donald C. Brewer, who is deceased.
She is survived by a son, Ken Ballard; a daughter, Ann B. Marlin; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Private services will be held. A private inurnment will be at Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Rose Gardens, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., 634-1597.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the giver's choice.

ADELIA (VIGIL) MEDINA
Mrs. Medina, 76, a former Colorado Springs resident, died Jan. 8, 2000, in San Luis. She retired as a cook from Centennial School District.
Mrs. Medina was born April 14, 1923, in San Luis to Francisco and Catarina Vigil, who are deceased. She was married May 28, 1938, to Anselmo Medina, who is deceased.
She is survived by three sons, Eugene, Frank and Ricky; three daughters, Anna Lee Martinez, Kathleen Maestas and Anselma Montoya; 24 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.
Services have been held. Burial was at Sangre de Cristo Cemetery, San Luis. Romero Funeral Home, 1407 State Ave., Alamosa, (719) 589-9200, handled arrangements.

MAURLEEN SHARON LINDSEY
Maurleen Sharon, 54, a lifelong Colorado Springs-area resident, died Jan. 8, 2000, at a local hospital. She was previously employed at Hewlett-Packard for 25 years.
Maurleen Sharon was born July 6, 1945, in Colorado Springs.
She is survived by a brother, Bernie.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Northeast Church of Christ, 6660 Galley Road. Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900, is handling cremation.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association of Colorado, 1600 Race St., Denver 80206.

PATRICK F. McCARTHY
Mr. McCarthy, 49, died Jan. 12, 2000, in Colorado Springs. 
He was a general contractor.
Mr. McCarthy was born Feb. 24, 1950, in Seattle to Gerald and Mary Rachael McCarthy. His father is deceased. 
He was married April 24, 1991, to Susan I. Nielsen.
He is survived by his wife; three sons, Brian, David and Jared; a daughter, Erin; a brother, Michael; and a sister, Sheila Nix.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Swan Law Cascade Chapel, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Patrick F. McCarthy memorial fund, in care of Norwest Bank, attention Lea Rhoads, 90 S. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs 80903.

PATRICIA LEANNE "PATTY" NAVE
Ms. Nave, 34, died Jan. 11, 2000, in Colorado Springs. She was disabled.
Ms. Nave was born Oct. 2, 1965, in Heidelberg, Germany, to Vernon and Susan (Crossett) Nave. Her mother is deceased.
She is survived by her father; her stepmother, Brenda Nave; and two sisters, Katherine "Kathy" Brooks and Kristine "Kristy" Hollinrake.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Piñon Kiva at Piñon Springs Condominium Complex, 3530 Los Piñons Trail.
Cappadona's Alternative Funeral Services, 3407 N. El Paso St., 520-1817, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to REM Services, 1005 Elkton Drive, Colorado Springs 80909.

PATRICIA R. (SIMMS) FIRESTONE
Mrs. Firestone, 67, died Jan. 11, 2000, at a local hospital. She was a retired apartment manager.
Mrs. Firestone was born Dec. 3, 1932, in Alva, Okla. She was married in 1952 to Joe Stauffer, who is deceased.
Mrs. Firestone is survived by a son, David Jeffery Stauffer; three daughters, Terri Dill, Karen Dabb and Wendy Knight; and seven grandchildren. She is preceded in death by twin daughters, Deanna Sue Stauffer and Diana Lynn Stauffer.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Gardens Chapel, 3825 Airport Road. Pikes Peak Funeral and Cremation Service, 3825 Airport Road, 596-7991, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Silver Key Senior Services, 2155 Bott Ave., Colorado Springs 80904.

ANGELINE FONTANA DOLAN
Mrs. Dolan, 78, died Jan. 12, 2000, in Colorado Springs. She worked for many years at the Navajo Hogan, Hackney House and Penrose Hospital.
Mrs. Dolan was born Jan. 24, 1921, in Papetown. She was married March 3, 1942, to Herbert Neal Dolan, who is deceased.
She is survived by a son, Herbert Neal Jr.; a daughter, Patricia Dolan Martin; two brothers, Mike Fontana and Tony Fontana; a sister, Marguriete Hundley; and three grandchildren.
Visitation will be from noon to 7 p.m. today at Evergreen Funeral Home, 1830 E. Fountain Blvd., 475-8303. 
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave.

ADALINE B. "ADDIE" FLEENER
Mrs. Fleener, 79, died Jan. 12, 2000, at a local hospital. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Fleener was born May 26, 1920, in Highland, Kan., to Eugene and Florence (Street) Parker, who are deceased. She was married Aug. 20, 1942, to Maj. Howard Boone Fleener, who is deceased.
She is survived by three daughters, Karla J. Cummings, Letitia A. Fleener and Vicki Fleener-Anderson; a brother, Charles Parker; two sisters, Virginia Holland and Rosemary Stewart; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Swan Law Cascade Chapel, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900. Inurnment will be at Fairview Cemetery, 1000 S. 26th St.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation, 12 N. Meade Ave., Colorado Springs 80909.

WINNIE KESSLER
Mrs. Kessler, 48, died Jan. 11, 2000, at a local hospital. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Kessler was born June 25, 1951, in Findlay, Ohio, to Hall Gilliland and Frances Dunbar, who are deceased. She was married Sept. 14, 1968, to Donald D. Kessler.
She is survived by her husband; two sons, Jonathan and Brian; and two sisters, Sue Cap-linger and Mary Luckenbaugh. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Dawn Marie; and two brothers.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Southside Bible Chapel, 1725 S. Wahsatch Ave. Colorado Springs Mortuary and Cremation Services, 3475 Astrozon Court, 392-4144, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lupus Foundation of Colorado, 6795 E. Tennessee, No. 100, Denver 80224.

ERWIN H. MAHSMAN
Mr. Mahsman, 87, died Jan. 12, 2000, at a local hospital. He retired as a marketing representative from Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.
Mr. Mahsman was born Aug. 10, 1912, in Hannibal, Mo., to Henry and Katie (Preusser) Mahsman, who are deceased. He was married June 1, 1937, to Esther Ellerbroek, who is deceased.
He is survived by a son, Gerrit E.; a daughter, Michele M. Karpenko; a sister, Helen Duy; and six grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., 634-1597. A funeral service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses. Entombment will be at Hawthorne Memorial Gardens, Grants Pass, Ore.

ANDRE TUNCAP
Mr. Tuncap, 18, died Jan. 12, 2000, in Colorado Springs. He was a student.
Mr. Tuncap was born March 3, 1981, in Colorado Springs.
He is survived by his father, Angel W. Tuncap; his mother, Isabel E. Tuncap; his stepfather, Jon Reynolds; three brothers, Angel William III, Lonnie and Andrew J.; three sisters, Sirena T., Vanessa M. and Samantha V.; two stepsisters, Lindsey and Charlotte; his grandmother, Theresa Madrid; and his grandparents, Fidela Tuncap and Angel Tuncap Sr.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at Evergreen Funeral Home Chapel, 1830 E. Fountain Blvd., 475-8303. A vigil will be at 7 p.m. today at Evergreen Funeral Home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church-Southgate, 1830 S. Corona Ave. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave.

ALICE CECELIA (HORN) FREEMAN
Mrs. Freeman, 89, a Colorado Springs resident, died Jan. 12, 2000, in Black Forest. She retired as a registered nurse from Glendale Community Hospital in Glendale, Calif., after 22 years.
Mrs. Freeman was born March 25, 1910, in Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio, to Leslie S. and Marie C. (McLaughlin) Horn, who are deceased. She was married Sept. 24, 1934, to Melvin Wade Freeman, who is deceased.
She is survived by a son, John Douglas; a daughter, Marie Adelle Carlsen; a brother, Leslie Horn; three sisters, Susie May, Charlotte Moore and Rosie Horn; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900. Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 6455 Brook Park Drive. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave.


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