Miscellaneous El Paso County, Colorado Obituaries

CEMSEARCH - OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY LINKS PAGE - MORTALITYSCHEDULES.COM - SURNAME SEARCH UTILITY  -  GENLOOKUPS


First Name:
Last Name:
ELIZABETH WRIGHT
Elizabeth, 77, died Dec. 27, 2000, in Colorado Springs. She was a homemaker.
Elizabeth was born Nov. 29, 1923, in Shelbyville, Tenn., to Jesse A. and Artie B. (Cromwell) Wright, who are deceased.
She is survived by a son, Robert D. "Bob" Boccardi; three brothers, Keathly, Jesse A. Jr. and Fuston; three sisters, Aralyne Earnest, Cornelia Apple and Jean Carroll; two grandchildren, Thomas Boccardi and Richard Boccardi; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Alton, Charles and Dale; and a sister, Juanita Wood.
Services will be in Nashville, Tenn. Cappadona's Alternative Funeral Services, 3407 N. El Paso St., 520-1817, is handling local arrangements.

LOUIS ALFONSO GALLEGOS
Mr. Gallegos, 51, died Dec. 30, 2000, at a local care center. He was employed at various local restaurants.
Mr. Gallegos was born Oct. 26, 1949, in Denver to Gilbert and Belinda (Muniz) Gallegos. His father is deceased.
He is survived by his mother; two brothers, Gary and Rodger; a sister-in-law, Beatrice; a niece, Bryanne; and two uncles, Sandy Muniz and Father Alfonso Muniz.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Cathedral, 22 W. Kiowa St.
Burial will be in La Jara.
Nolan Funeral Home, 225 N. Weber St., 632-7608, is handling arrangements.

CAPT. RENFRO TURNER JR.
Capt. Turner, 87, died Dec. 30, 2000, at his home in Colorado Springs. He served in the Navy for 30 years, retiring with the rank of captain.
Capt. Turner was born Dec. 6, 1913, in Poplar Grove, Ark., to Renfro and Elise (Ford) Turner, who are deceased. He was married Aug. 15, 1941, to Vance Chalmers Turner.
He is survived by his wife; three sons, Renfro Turner III, Chalmers Turner and Ford Turner; four daughters, Angela Evans, Elizabeth Vance Turner, Meg LaRue and Sarah Jane Frausto; two sisters, Jessamine Norton and Ella Femal; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Elise, and three brothers.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church, 219 E. Bijou St.
Inurnment will be at Memphis Memorial Park, Memphis, Tenn.
Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900, is handling local arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 219 E. Bijou St., Colorado Springs 80903.

PEARLY MAY IRELAND
Mrs. Ireland, 78, died Dec. 30, 2000, at a local hospital. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Ireland was born April 7, 1922, in Hamilton, Kan., to Harry and Bessie (Heath) Gamblian, who are deceased. She was married March 16, 1944, to Raymond A. Ireland.
She is survived by her husband; a daughter, Sandra Milner; a brother, Larry Gamblian; five sisters, Donelda Gulick, Wilma Lindsey, Wanda Kidd, Beverly Burke and Barbara Burkett; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Janet Elaine Adamson; and two brothers, James Call and Gene Gamblian.
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 1 p.m. Wednesday at Swan Law Funeral Directors.
Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, 1000 S. 26th St. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 19 N. Tejon St., No. 210, Colorado Springs 80903.

BETTY MARIE APAI
Mrs. Apai, 79, died Jan. 30, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Apai was born Jan. 13, 1922, in Elyria, Ohio, to John Koepke and Lillian Engelton, who are deceased. She was married April 9, 1945, in Elyria, to Gustav R. Apai.
She is survived by her husband; a son, Gustav R. II of Rochester, N.Y.; a daughter, Lynne S. Lang, of Westminster; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Evergreen Funeral Home "Chapel of Peace," 1830 E. Fountain Blvd., 475-8303. Inurnment will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery, 3698 S. Sheridan Blvd., Denver. Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 600, Colorado Springs 80903.

RUTH FLETCHER
Mrs. Fletcher, 87, died Jan. 31, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She was a homemaker and a member of the Civil Engineers Wives Club.
Mrs. Fletcher was born Jan. 2, 1914, in Nova Scotia. She was married to Henry Arthur Fletcher, who is deceased.
She was preceded in death by a son, Don.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Memorial Gardens Chapel, 3825 Airport Road. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900, is handling arrangements.

OWEN SHERWOOD CLARK
Mr. Clark, 80, a Parker resident and a former Colorado Springs resident, died Jan. 29, 2001, at a Denver hospital. He retired from Sinton Dairy.
Mr. Clark was born Jan. 27, 1921, in Haxton to Charles A. and Mamie (Bartholomew) Clark, who are deceased. He was married March 18, 1945, to Vivian C. Gitchel.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Charles Owen; a daughter, Barbara A. Anthony; a sister, Charlotte C. Summers; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Miriam Ellis and Carrie Holley.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., 634-1597. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses. Entombment will be at Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pueblo Pioneer Cemetery Committee, 222 Tyler St., Pueblo 81004-1520.

JOHN MARTINEZ
Mr. Martinez, 84, died Jan. 30, 2001, at a local care center. He was a retired owner, manager and chef of El Burrito Restaurant. He served in the Navy Seabees during World War II.
Mr. Martinez was born June 10, 1916, in Las Vegas, N.M., to Manual C. and Mary T. (Tafoya) Martinez, who are deceased. He was married Aug. 5, 1950, to Sally Gibson, who is deceased.
He is survived by two daughters, Diane Eyre and Vickie Rohlfs; two brothers, Lonnie and Manuel Jr.; a sister, Georgia Ranieri; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Tony, Monico, Alfred and Harold; and two sisters, Frances Maestas and Mary Archuleta.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., 634-1597. A funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses. After the service, a reception will be at Springs Village Nursing Home, 110 W. VanBuren St. Entombment will be at Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Gate of Heaven.
Memorial contributions may be made to the John Martinez Memorial Fund in care of Wells Fargo Bank, 90 S. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs 80903.

STEVEN WAYNE "GRAMPS" GARNER
Mr. Garner, 44, a former Colorado Springs resident, died Jan. 11, 2001, in Tucson, Ariz., as a result of cancer. He was a college student and worked in construction.
Mr. Garner was born June 4, 1956, in Wieden, Germany, to Fred and Betty L. Garner. His father is deceased.
He is survived by his mother.
Services will be June 2, 2001, near the Chutes at Deckers.

EVA (MARTINEZ) SALINAS
Mrs. Salinas, 66, a former Colorado Springs resident, died Jan. 14, 2001, at her home in Fremont, Calif. She owned and operated the Mecca Motel in Colorado Springs. She was an Eucharistic minister for the sick and a member of the Colorado Club.
Mrs. Salinas was born Oct. 2, 1934, in Boulder, to Leo Martinez and Clara Sanchez, who are deceased. She was married Sept. 25, 1954, to Florencio Salinas.
She is survived by her husband; two sons, Gary, of Colorado Springs and Loran, of Fremont; two daughters, Sheila Kauppinen, of Pleasant Hill, Calif. and Regina Salinas-Cressy, of Long Beach, Calif.; her stepmother, Frances Martinez, of Sacramento, Calif.; three brothers, Leo Martinez, John Martinez and Richard Sanchez; two sisters, Diana Bleth and Pat Kinney; and three grandchildren.
Services were in Fremont. Burial was at Oakmont Memorial Park, Lafayette, Calif. Berge Pappas Smith Mortuary, Fremont, (510) 656-1226, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 1445 N. Union Blvd., B100, Colorado Springs 80909.

PATRICIA D. McCLENDON
Patricia, 67, died Jan. 27, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She was a homemaker.
Patricia was born Oct. 14, 1933, in Portland, Maine, to Maurice and Isabelle E. (Leavitt) Paul, who are deceased.
She is survived by a son, Alfred Jr.; a daughter, Selena Mills; a brother, Bill Paul; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon today with services at noon at Swan Law Cascade Chapel, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3825 Airport Road.

DENNIS WAYNE CAHOY
Mr. Cahoy, 57, died Jan. 29, 2001, in Colorado Springs. He was an accountant with Coldwell Banker and served in the Army from 1961 to 1964.
Mr. Cahoy was born Aug. 31, 1943, in Winner, S.D., to Gus and Harriette Cahoy. His father is deceased. He was married Aug. 5, 1967, to Karen Schindler.
He is survived by his wife; his mother; two brothers, Francis of Bridgeport, Neb. and Larry of Madison, Neb.; two sisters, Carroll Mitchell of O'Neill, Neb. and Mary Lou Luth of Glen Allen, Va.
A memorial prayer service will be at 3 p.m. today at Mission Crematory, 930 S. Hancock Ave., 475-2169.

IRENE P. BROWN
Mrs. Brown, 93, died Jan. 30, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She was a retired licensed practical nurse.
Mrs. Brown was born Aug. 29, 1907, in Osage City, Okla., to Samuel Wallace and Josephine Mancella (Holden) Thompson, who are deceased. She was married to Emil Brown I, who is deceased.
She is survived by three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Emil W. Brown Jr.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Swan Law Cascade Chapel, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900. Burial will be at Calhan Cemetery, Calhan.

ESTHER MARIE EVERETT
Mrs. Everett, 96, died Jan. 19, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She was a housewife and homemaker.
Mrs. Everett was born Sept. 26, 1904, in St. Paul, Minn., to John and Marie Lofgren Larson, who are deceased. She was married May 9, 1936, to Freeman Everett, who is deceased.
She is survived by a sister-in-law, Eva Louise; six nieces and nephews; 21 grandnieces and grandnephews; and several great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Gateway Presbyterian Church, 731 Castle Road. Inurnment will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Littleton Cemetery, 6155 S. Prince St., Littleton. Blunt Mortuary, 2229 W. Colorado Ave., 634-8831, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gateway Presbyterian Church, 731 Castle Road, Colorado Springs 80904.

MYRTLE G. PHIPPS
Mrs. Phipps, 94, died Jan. 29, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She worked at Colorado Springs Day Care Center.
Mrs. Phipps was born Nov. 21, 1906, in Walnut Hill, Ill., to George and Maude "Malcom" Williams, who are deceased. She was married April 23, 1932, to Harold Phipps, who is deceased.
She is survived by a son, Jim, of Houston; a daughter, Nancy McGowan, of Colorado Springs; 7 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Gardens Chapel, 3825 Airport Road. Pikes Peak Funeral and Cremation Services, 3825 Airport Road, 596-7991, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, Rocky Mountain Chapter, 2930 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs 80918.

ELSIE MAY UNWIN
Mrs. Unwin, 88, died Jan. 28, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She was a clerk.
Mrs. Unwin was born May 6, 1912, in Carbon, Iowa., to James and Sarah McKee Yordt, who are deceased. She was married to Alan Unwin, who is deceased.
Services will be at 5 p.m. Friday at Memorial Gardens Chapel, 3825 Airport Road. Pikes Peak Funeral and Cremation Services, 3825 Airport Road, 596-7991, is handling arrangements.

JAMES S. VAN NATTER
Mr. Van Natter, 68, died Feb. 27, 2001, at home in Black Forest. He was a retired U.S. Postal Service employee. He also served in the Marine Corps for four years, attaining the rank of sergeant.
Mr. Van Natter was born Jan. 4, 1933, in Verdunville, W.Va., to Percy C. and Anna Mae (Carter) Van Natter. His father is deceased. He was married Feb. 6, 1955, to Gertrude E. Olson.
He is survived by his mother; his wife; two sons, James E. and Robert A.; four daughters, Dana E. McNamar, Kathleen A. Keenan, Jayne S. Grover and Lisa K. Matich; a sister, Anita Carden; 19 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Church, 11020 Teachout Road, Black Forest. Burial will be at Eastonville Cemetery, Black Forest. Mountain View Mortuary, 2350 Montebello Square Drive, 590-8922, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Pines Building Fund, 11020 Teachout Road, Black Forest 80908.

DOROTHY MARIE GLOVER
Mrs. Glover, 80, died Feb. 26, 2001, in Florence. She was a retired school teacher in Wichita, Kan. She also served in the Navy during World War II.
Mrs. Glover was born July 14, 1920, in Langdon, Kan., to Glen Bailey and Leo and Iona Bruce, who are deceased.
She is survived by a son, Hal of Colorado Springs; a sister, Doris Newsome of Hastings, Neb.; and two grandchildren, Dana Jo Glover and Heath Glover. She was preceded in death by a son, John Lee Casady.
Charles Anthony Funeral Home, 225 E. Main St., Florence, (303) 460-1120, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dorothy Marie Glover Memorial Fund, in care of Compassion International, 3955 Cragwood Drive, Colorado Springs 80997.

JANIS JEAN (BOBO) CHAPMAN
Mrs. Chapman, 54, died Feb. 23, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Chapman was born Jan. 29, 1947, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Robert Lee Bobo and Thelma Simmons. She was married in 1985 to Yohann Zachary Chapman, who is deceased.
She is survived by her parents; a son, Carlton E. Brown; a daughter, Courtney Jean Terrelle Chapman; a stepdaughter, Noel Timmons; three brothers, Paul Bobo, Leonard Goodman and Milton Goodman; a sister, Consuella M. Fortes; a paternal grandmother, Mattie Bobo; and one grandchild. She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at St. John's Baptist Church, 902 S. Prospect St. Cremation is planned. Evergreen Funeral Home, 1830 E. Fountain Blvd., 475-8303, is handling arrangements.

E. OLEAN KLEIN
Mrs. Klein, 59, died Feb. 25, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Klein was born July 27, 1941, in Centerpoint, Ark., to Carl L. and Lena Mae (Crisp) Jones. Her father is deceased. She was married July 17, 1981, to Edward H. Klein Jr.
She is survived by her mother; her husband; four sons, Mike Long, Dan Long, Ed Klein III and Fred Roberts; three brothers, Raymond Jones, Carl Algie Jones and McDuff Jones; four sisters, Verna Lee Dickerson, Naomi Mae Tipin, Mamie Jean Young and Christine Hakes; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation was Wednesday at Blunt Mortuary, 2229 W. Colorado Ave., 634-8831. Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Gateway Presbyterian Church, 731 Castle Road. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, 1000 S. 26th St.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gateway Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 731 Castle Road, Colorado Springs 80904.

JOANN M. SORENSEN
Mrs. Sorensen, 68, died Feb. 26, 2001, at a local hospital. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Sorensen was born July 31, 1932, in Hardy, Neb., to Henry Alfred and Opal Ruth (Ball) Waudby, who are deceased. She was married to Gaylen Sorensen, who is deceased.
She is survived by a son, Robert Matthews of Denver; a daughter, Debbie Davies of Dewey, Okla.; a brother, John Waudby; and a sister, Jean Hansen.
Visitations will be from 3 to 5 p.m. today at Nolan Funeral Home, 225 N. Weber St., 632-7608. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Nolan Funeral Home. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, 1000 S. 26th St.

VERONICA EMELIA (MICHALSKI) BROWN
Mrs. Brown, 74, died Feb. 26, 2001, in Colorado Springs.
Mrs. Brown was born Sept. 17, 1926, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, to Fredrick and Emelia (Krajcik) Michalski, who are deceased. She was married Aug. 7, 1947, to Raymond M. Brown.
She is survived by her husband; three sons, Thomas Raymond, Richard Anthony and Brian Joseph; a daughter, Cynthia Brown Engel; two brothers, Fredrick Michalski and Joseph Michalski; three sisters, Norma Chada, Mary Peterson and Grace Wafful; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Agnes Vinson, Cecilia Chada and Thelma Good.
Services will be at 10 a.m. March 8 at Holy Apostles Church, 4925 N. Carefree Circle. Burial will be March 10 at Corpus Christi Cemetery, Fort Dodge. Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Scleroderma Foundation, 12 Kent Way, Suite 101, Byfield, MA 01922.

PETER PHELPS DODGE SR.
Mr. Dodge, 77, died Feb. 12, 2001, in Denver. He was an accountant and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.
Mr. Dodge was born Sept. 25, 1923, in Colorado Springs, to Norma and Stuart Phelps Dodge, who are deceased. He was married in 1973 to Joan Dodge.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Peter P.; two daughters, Sidney P. and Shelley P.; a brother, Stuart Phelps Jr.; a sister, Ann Herbert; and 14 grandchildren.
His ashes will be scattered outside of Breckenridge. Rundus Funeral Home, 1998 W. 10th Ave, Broomfield, (303) 460-1120, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Denver Metro Hospice, Aurora Care Center, 3399 S. Eagle, Aurora 80014.

LARRY DEAN BALLARD
Mr. Ballard, 62, a former Colorado Springs resident, died Feb. 22, 2001, in Cheyenne, Wyo. He was a sales representative for Service Tools.
Mr. Ballard was born June 19, 1938, in Ames, Iowa, to Jim and Rowena Turpin. His mother is deceased. He was married Dec. 23, 1956, to Frankie Cordelia Donathan.
He is survived by his parents, Jim and Doris Turpin; his wife; a son, Barry of Highlands Ranch; three daughters, Tami Roberts of Highlands Ranch, Lauri Siedlecki of Colorado Springs and Darci Archer of Littleton; two brothers, Jimmy Turpin of Arizona and Bob Ballard of Iowa; a sister, Sherry Best of South Dakota; and six grandchildren.
Memorial service will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Residence, 3601 W. Saratoga Ave., Denver. Wiederspahn Radomsky Chapel of the Chimes, 1900 E. 19th St., Cheyenne, Wyo., (307) 632-1900, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Home Away from Home, in care of United Medical Center, 214 E. 23rd St., Cheyenne, WY 82001.


CEMSEARCH - OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY LINKS PAGE - SURNAME SEARCH UTILITY