Obits

“Jack” John Joseph Oberrick, 87

Longtime valley resident “Jack” John Joseph Oberrick, 87, passed away peacefully, with family by his side, on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 in the Evergreen Nursing Home in Alamosa. ... more

Gerald R. Jones Sr.

Gerald R. Jones Sr., our beloved Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle and Friend went home to be with the Lord, October 10th, 2018 ... more

Carlos Rodriguez, 28

Del Norte resident Carlos Rodriguez, 28, passed away October 14, 2018 ... more

Daniel George Fisher 55

Denver resident Daniel George Fisher 55, went home to be with the Lord on October 9, 2018 ... more

 

Esther Rose Qureshi, 56

In the year 2018 of our Lord and Savior, God in his infinite wisdom and mercy called home his beloved daughter Esther Rose Qureshi, 56, of Moffat to her eternal rest.... more

 

Lauren “Larry” M. Bussey, 85

Lauren “Larry” M. Bussey, 85, husband of Eileen Rogers, of Salida, CO passed away Monday October 15, 2018 at his home.... more

 

Carlos Rodriguez, 28

Monte Vista resident Carlos Rodriguez, 28, went to his eternal rest on October 14, 2018. ... more

James (Jimmie) Ernest Hosselkus, 74

James (Jimmie) Ernest Hosselkus, 74, was born October 18, 1943 to Allen J. and Margaret (Byrne) Hosselkus.... more

Edward M. Quintana, 72

Longtime Capulin resident Edward "Ed" Quintana waved his final good bye on October 14, 2018. ... more

David Quintana, 61

David Quintana, 61, of Salida died Oct. 10, 2018, at his home.... more

Raymond Camilo Gallegos, 87

Conejos resident Raymond Camilo Gallegos, 87, passed away October 9, 2018 at his home.... more

Louise L. Jaramillo, 78

Louise L. Jaramillo, 78, of Center, Colorado passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018. ... more

Anthony Ray Brown

Alamosa resident Anthony Ray Brown, went to his eternal rest on October 10, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. ... more

 

Anthony Ray Brown, 59

Alamosa resident Anthony Ray Brown, 59, went to his eternal rest on October 10, 2018. ... more

 

Lloyd “Hobo” W. Cargill, 93

Lloyd “Hobo” W. Cargill, 93, of Monte Vista, Colorado has gone to his Heavenly Home, to be with his family and friends on September 18, 2018.... more

 

Genovieve Muniz Maestas, 95

Genovieve Muniz Maestas, 95, a lifelong resident of the San Luis Valley died in Phoenix, Arizona on October 5, 2018 after a brief illness.... more

 

Raymond Gallegos Camilo, 87

Antonito resident Raymond Gallegos Camilo, 87, went to his eternal rest on October 09, 2018. ... more

William “Bill” “Sparky” Joseph Gilmore

William Joseph Gilmore Passed away on October 1, 2018... more

Raymond Frank Gurule, 67

Raymond Frank Gurule, 67, of San Luis, Colorado went home to be with our Lord on October 08, 2018.... more

Gordon E. Gillson, Professor Emeritus of History

Born in Fairmont, Minnesota on April 25, 1928 Gordon graduated from Elmore, MN High School in 1946, and from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a B.S. degree in 1950. ... more

Renee Summer Phelps, 13

Renee Summer Phelps, 13, of Alamosa, Colorado, left her earthly home which was too small to contain such a deep and amazing soul as hers, and flew away with the wings of an angel to guide us and watch over us from above with her beloved grandfather and uncle. ... more

Cheryl Lynn (Stuber) Fogg, 72

Cheryl Lynn (Stuber) Fogg, 72, of Evans, passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Grace Pointe Assisted Living Center. ... more

Gordon E. Gillson, Professor Emeritus of History

Born in Fairmont, Minnesota on April 25, 1928 Gordon graduated from Elmore, MN High School in 1946, and from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a B.S. degree in 1950. ... more

LeRoy Narciso Lopez

LeRoy Narciso Lopez passed away at his home in Alamosa on October 4, 2018 at the age of 85. ... more

 

Renee S. Phelps, 13

Alamosa resident Renee S. Phelps, 13, went home to be with our Lord on October 04, 2018.... more

Esther Marina Jiron December 29, 1936 - September 22, 2018

Esther Marina Jiron of Lafayette, Colorado passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018 in Boulder, Colorado. ... more

 

Esther Marina Jiron December 29, 1936 - September 22, 2018

Esther Marina Jiron of Lafayette, Colorado passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018 in Boulder, Colorado. ... more

 

William “Bill” “Sparky” J. Gilmore

Lifelong San Luis Valley resident William “Bill” “Sparky” J. Gilmore... more

Marvin (Toby) Earl Bond

Marvin (Toby) Earl Bond arrived safely in the arms of Jesus, his Lord and Savior, on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. ... more

August Freeman Scheunemann II

August Freeman Scheunemann II entered this world in Denver on January 30, 1945 to Freeman and Mildred Scheunemann. He passed away September 19, 2018.... more

John Carroll Staggs, 52

Firestone, CO — John Carroll Staggs, 52, passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018. ... more

Maria “Rose” Rosabelle Martinez, 71

Maria “Rose” Rosabelle Martinez, 71, passed away in Denver, Colorado on September 27, 2018. ... more

Rose Dolores Malouff, 81

Rose Dolores Malouff, 81, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 in Farmington, NM.... more

Norma Stamps

Norma Stamps, 97, an Alamosa resident passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, September 29, 2018 surrounded by her children. ... more

Darren Duane Mizokami, 48

Darren Duane Mizokami, 48, of Casper, passed away on September 19th 2018 in Costa Rica.... more

Manuel Nevarrez

Manuel Nevarrez, a former Alamosa resident passed away unexpectedly on September 22, 2018 in Denver, Colorado.... more

Pancho Martinez, 88

Lifelong San Luis resident Pancho Martinez, 88, passed away September 25, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family.... more

Herbert “Herb” L. Myers

Herbert “Herb” L. Myers of Del Norte, Colorado entered into rest at the Joni Fair Hospice House in Pueblo, Colorado on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.... more

Dennis Neal Crown

Longtime Center resident Dennis Neal Crown, 65, passed away September 23, 2018 in Pueblo, Colorado.... more

Leann V. Garcia, 55

Monte Vista resident Leann V. Garcia, 55, went to be with the lord on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 in Colorado Springs, surrounded by family.... more

 

Poncho Martinez, 88

San Luis resident Poncho Martinez, 88... more

 

Bob Barton, 63

Del Norte resident Bob Barton, 63... more

 

Josephine Abeyta, 83

Saguache resident Josephine Abeyta, 83, went home to her eternal rest on September 24, 2018. ... more

 

Ronald Joseph Wegrzyn, 56

Ronald Joseph Wegrzyn, 56, passed away in his home on Friday, September 21, 2018.... more

Ramon “Noodles” Flores

Monte Vista resident Ramon “Noodles” Flores, went to his eternal rest on September 19, 2018 ... more

Justin Ryan Moore

Justin Ryan Moore was born in Alamosa, Co. on March 7, 1975.... more

Henry “Honke” Medina, 58

Henry "Honke" Medina age 58 passed away on Tuesday September 11, 2018 at the Pikes Peak hospice center in Colorado Springs, Colorado surrounded by his family and friends.... more

Cordelia Montano

Cordelia Montano was called to heaven on December 3, 2017.... more

 

Nelva Joan Wade, 83

Nelva Joan Wade, 83, passed away at the San Luis Care Center in Alamosa, Colorado on December 5, 2017 surrounded by her loved ones.... more

Samuel Alan Hendricks

Samuel Alan Hendricks, 68 years old, passed peacefully at home on August 30, 2017 surrounded by his loving family in Austin, TX. ... more

Polinario Epifanio Lucero, 90

Antonito resident Polinario Epifanio Lucero, 90, passed away December 4, 2017 in his home. ... more

 

Beverly Jean Griffits, 85

Beverly passed away at the SLV Regional Medical Center Hospital surrounded by family and friends on Friday, November 10th, 2017.... more

 

Glyn Dean Carson, 73

Glyn Dean Carson passed away on Nov. 20, 2017 in La Jolla, California.... more

Randy Allen Lucero, 60

Los Sauces resident Randy Allen Lucero, 60, passed away December 1, 2017 at his home with his loving family by his side.... more

Felipe Jose Romero Jr., 64

Antonito resident Felipe Jose Romero Jr., 64, passed away November 30, 2017 at his home with his loving family by his side. ... more

Kristie Ann Gallegos, 36

Colorado Spring resident Kristie Ann Gallegos, 36, passed away November 30, 2017 at the Conejos County Hospital with her loving family by her side.... more

Maria Ceobia Casias, 88

Antonito resident Maria Ceobia Casias, 88, passed away November 30, 2017 at the Evergreen Nursing Home with her loving family by her side.... more

 

Joe Melrose Bryan, 72

San Luis resident and Vietnam Veteran Joe Melrose Bryan, 72, passed away November 30, 2017. ... more

Sue Scarth Hershey, 83

Sue Scarth Hershey, 83, of Amarillo died November 25, 2017.... more

James F. Zapf, 72

James F. Zapf on November 22, 2017 passed from this life.... more

Mary G. Manzanares, 89

Monte Vista resident Mary Gloria Manzanares, 89, passed away November 28, 2017 at the Homelake Veteran's Center with her loving family by her side.... more

Clyde Albert Faatz II, 77

Clyde Albert Faatz II passed away the 28th of November, 2017.... more

Mark Christopher Bustos, 51

Long time Alamosa resident, Mark Christopher Bustos passed away on November 25th, 2017.... more

Harvey Ray Hostetter, 84

Harvey Ray Hostetter, 84 passed away on November 26, 2017.... more

Michael B. “Mick” Cogburn

Michael B. “Mick” Cogburn passed away November 24, 2017.... more

Richard “Dickie” Gallegos

Dickie Gallegos, age 62, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Denver, Colorado surrounded by loving family members. ... more

 

Cipriano “Cip” Mark Carrillo, 66

MONTE VISTA—Cipriano “Cip” Mark Carrillo 66 of Monte Vista, passed away surrounded by his loving family. ... more

Frank Leroy Leyba

Burial services for Frank Leroy Leyba will be held on November 29, 2017, with Burial Services at The Door Christian Church at 11:00 a.m. at 1300 West 12th Street, Alamosa, CO 81101.... more

Miguel Antonio Barela, 29

Antonito resident Antonio Miguel Barela, 29, passed away November 5, 2017. ... more

Arthur Ray Gurule, 60

Sanford resident Arthur Ray Gurule, 60, passed away November 21, 2017 at the Conejos County Hospital with his loving family at his side. ... more

Marie Angeline Medina, 80

Marie Angeline Medina passed away on November 18th at St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo, CO, surrounded by her loving family.... more

 

Ronald Myron Grider

Ronald Grider, age 89, a resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado, passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. ... more

Wynell Wendy Torres, 54

Wendy Torres, 54, passed away November 17, 2017 while visiting her mother Judy Alcaraz in Blanca, Colorado.... more

Sam "Zappa" Salazar, 62

Sam “Zappa” Salazar, 62, passed away on November 19, 2017.... more

Stuart Noel Robins, 61

La Jara resident Stuart Noel Robins, 61, passed away on November 1, 2017. ... more

 

Charles D. Austin, 88

REXFORD, Kan.— Charles D. Austin passed away Friday, July 14, 2017, at his residence in Rexford, Kan. at the age of 88.... more

Rogerio Eduardo “Eddie” Cordova

Rogerio Eduardo “Eddie” Cordova passed away Nov. 6, 2017. ... more

Frankie Jean Groat Cornum

Frankie Jean Groat Cornum of Palisade, Colorado, formerly of La Jara, died peacefully November 3rd, 2017, at her home in Palisade, with her loving family at her side.... more

Herman “Eppie” Epifanio Trujillo, 78

Pueblo former Capulin resident Herman “Eppie” Epifanio Trujillo, 78, passed away November 10, 2017 at Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, surrounded by his loving family.... more

Clarence Edward Holland, 68

Alamosa resident Clarence Edward Holland, 68, passed away in Pueblo, Colorado on November 9, 2017.... more

Felix Gallegos, 83

Sanford resident Felix Gallegos, 83, passed away November 8, 2017.... more

Maxine Heck

Maxine was born January 17, 1924 in Colorado Springs, Colorado to Claude and Irene Carl and Maxine went to be with our Lord and Savior on November 8, 2017.... more

Michael Douglas Drake, 68

COLORADO SPRINGS— Michael Douglas Drake, 68, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 at Colorado Springs, Colo.... more

John Paul Dufresne, 55

San Acacio resident John Paul Dufresne, 55, passed away November 7, 2017 at the Conejos County Hospital surrounded by his loving family.... more

Walter “Walt” Hammond Lamb, 90

Valley resident Walter “Walt” Hammond Lamb, 90, passed away peacefully on November 7, 2017. ... more

 

Richard “Dick” Lee Stephens, 81

Richard “Dick” Lee Stephens, 81, passed away at the Colorado State Veterans Center at Homelake on November 2, 2017. ... more

Connie Salazar Chavez, 90

Connie Salazar Chavez was born in Denver, Colorado on April 24, 1927 to Archie A. Salazar and Isabel "Babe" (Vigil) Salazar, and passed away on October 15, 2017 in Lakewood, Colorado at age 90.... more

George W. Kelloff, 96

George W. Kelloff, 96, passed away on Sun. Oct. 29, 2017 at home in Fountain Hills, AZ with family by his side.... more

 

Enriqueta Ayala-Arrellano, 59

Center resident Enriqueta Ayala-Arrellano, 59, passed away November 4, 2017.... more

Vickie A. Chavez, 67

Vickie Chavez passed away on November 5, 2017 in Pueblo, Colorado.... more

Arthur Lawrence Rivale

Arthur Lawrence Rivale (69) passed away on October 30, 2017 in La Junta, Colorado. ... more

Joan Priscilla Dimmitt

Joan Priscilla Dimmitt (86 years old) resident of County Manor Senior Living Community in Sartell, MN passed away on October 27, 2017 at St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, MN surrounded by family and friends.... more

Patrick Morris Colvin, 76

Alamosa resident Patrick Morris Colvin, 76, passed away on November 1, 2017. ... more

Nina DePriest, 80

Nina DePriest, 80-year-old Mooreland resident, died Sunday, October 29, 2017 in Mooreland.... more

Catherine Marie Espinosa, 71,

Blanca resident Catherine Marie Espinosa, 71, passed away October 31, 2017.... more

 

Stuart Noel Robins, 61

La Jara resident Stuart Noel Robins, 61, passed away on November 1, 2017.... more

Otto Alvin Stangl, 90

Otto Alvin Stangl, 90, passed away on September 12, 2017. ... more

Richard Edward Gallegos, 45

Life long resident of Del Norte Richard Edward Gallegos also known as “ Nuni & Richie” passed away October 28, 2017.... more

Marcelino R. Ramirez, 90

Alamosa resident Marcelino R. Ramirez, 90, Joined his beloved honey Helen in heaven on October 27, 2017 at his home under Hospice Care with all his loving family by his side.... more

Joseph S. Marez, 66

Antonito resident Jose "Joe Mamma" Marez, 66, passed away October 28, 2017 at his home with all his family and friends by his side.... more

Phyllis Leota Cody, 93

Phyllis Leota Cody, 93, passed away in Pueblo, Colorado on October 27, 2017. ... more

Charles Russel Baldwin

Charles Russel Baldwin passed away on October 15, 2017, at the age of 76, while under the care at Vistas Hospice in San Antonio, Texas.... more

Jose “Flaco” Alfred Miera

Center resident Jose “Flaco” Miera, 74, passed away October 26, 2017 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center with his loving family by his side.... more

Dell Gates, 84

Del Norte resident Dell Gates was born October 23, 1933, celebrated his 84th birthday, died at the Rio Grande Hospital, and began his new life with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 25, 2017.... more

 

John "Jr." A Romero, 65

John "Jr." A Romero, 65, ascended into the gates of Heaven Oct 19, 2017.... more

 

Terri Hohman, 56

La Jara resident Terri Hohman, 56, passed away October 26, 2017.... more

Sally Marie Mortensen, 91

Sally Marie Mortensen, age 91, died Monday, October 23, 2017 at her Sanford, CO home where she had lived for 57 years.... more

Leonard Cordova, 58

Colorado Springs, former San Luis resident Leonard Cordova, 58, passed away October 16, 2017.... more

Minerva S. DeLuna, 86

Minerva S. DeLuna born on January 4, 1931 passed away and went with the Lord on Oct 23, 2017.... more

 

Berlinda Dora Madrid, 81

Berlinda Madrid, 81 years of age, passed into eternal life on Saturday, October 21, 2017.... more

Theresa Madril-Maes, 62

San Luis resident Theresa Madril-Maes, 62, passed away October 23, 2017.... more

 

Ann Sharon Johnson, 74

Antonito resident Ann Sharon Johnson, 74, passed away on October 24, 2017. ... more

Bersila Sanchez 96

Chama resident Bersila Sanchez 96, passed away October 20, 2017 at home, under hospice care, surrounded by her loving family. ... more

In memory of Leslie “Wayne” Jefferson

Leslie “Wayne” Jefferson, 92, died Friday, September 8, 2017 at Garden Valley retirement Village in Garden City.... more

Levi Steven Silva, 54

Levi Steven Silva, 54, passed away on October 19, 2017 at the Conejos County Hospital in La Jara, Colorado. ... more

 

Salvador (Babe) Garcia Jr. 88

Salvador (Babe) Garcia Jr. 88, of Saguache Colorado, passed away October 12, 2017. ... more

Eleanor “Ellie” Carson Labouisse

Eleanor Carson Labouisse died Oct. 11, 2017, in Kent, Wash., from cancer.... more

Cleofas Trujillo, 88

Del Norte resident Cleofas Trujillo, 88, passed away October 18, 2017 at the River Valley Inn Nursing Home with her loving family by her side. ... more

Gertrude "Trudy" M. Cordova, 81

Long time Del Norte resident, Gertrude "Trudy" M. Cordova passed away on October 17th, 2017 after fighting an extended battle of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease).... more

Grace Eleanor Montano, 94

La Jara resident Grace Eleanor Montano, 94, passed away October 17, 2017 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.... more

Virginia E. Valley, 67

Born in La Garita, Colorado on April 15, 1950, a longtime resident of Del Norte, Colorado, Virginia E. Valle passed away on October 14, 2017 with her loving family by her side.... more

 

Clarence Clyde Robinson, 79

Clarence Clyde Robinson, 79 of Hooper, Colorado passed away October 14, 2017 in Albuquerque, NM under hospice care with his loving family by his side.... more

Donald G. Smith, 85

Donald Smith, 85, beloved husband, father and grandfather, died peacefully in Santa Barbara, CA, surrounded by his loving family.... more

Josephine Ocana

While in Pueblo, Colorado, Mrs. Ocana entered into her heavenly eternal home where she met her husband, Gilbert Ocana.... more

Amadeo "Pete" Montoya, 76

Amadeo “Pete” Montoya, 76, entered heaven on October 13, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.... more

Ruth Ann Hall, 80

Ruth passed into Eternity October 11, 2017. ... more

 

Salvador Garcia Jr., 88

Salvador Garcia Jr. 88, of Saguache Colorado passed away on October 12,2017.... more

Joyce Annabelle Garcia, 63

Joyce Garcia, Riverside, California, passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2017, after a lengthy illness.... more

Kathy Lee (Davis) Thompson, 70

Manassa resident, Kathy Lee Thompson died on October 13, 2017 in Alamosa, CO with family and friends by her side.... more

 

"Art" Ellis Brown, 89

Fourth generation Mosca resident Arthur “Art” Ellis Brown, 89, died October 11, 2017 at his home in Mosca surrounded by his family.... more

Harold “Babes” R. Abeyta, 83

Antonito resident Harold “Babes” R. Abeyta, 83, passed away October 12, 2017 at his home with his loving family by his side. ... more

Gladys Elaine Myers

Gladys Elaine Myers went to be with the Lord on October 8, 2017, at Windsor, Colorado.... more

Antonio "Tony" Ortega, 77

Monte Vista resident Antonio "Tony" Ortega, 77, passed away October 10, 2017 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center with his loving family by his side.... more

Angelina Velasquez

Angelina (Angie) Velasquez, a longtime resident of Las Mesitas , Colorado, passed away on Saturday October 07, 2017 after battling dementia. ... more

William (Bill) Marion Jr.

Beloved husband, son, father and grandfather William (Bill) Marion Jr. of Montrose, CO passed away at home on October 5, after a fierce battle with cancer.... more

Leonard Wayne Leyba, 45

Monte Vista resident Leonard Wayne Leyba, 45, passed away October 6, 2017. ... more

 

Dr. Phil Bogner, 66

The location of the celebration of Dr. Phil Bogner’s life has been changed.... more

 

Anna Lee McGinnis, 91

Born Anna Lee Kuykendall to Harry and Mabel Kuykendall in Rio Arriba County at home in the town of Tres Piedras, New Mexico on May 18, 1926.... more

 

Margarito Villagomez, 95

Valley resident Margarito Villagomez, 95, passed away on October 10, 2017.... more

 

Arthur Ellis Brown, 89

Longtime Mosca resident Arthur Ellis Brown, 89, passed away on October 11, 2017.... more

Frank Leroy Leyba, 19

Monte Vista resident Frank Leroy Leyba, 19, passed away October 6, 2017. ... more

Scott Foster Erickson, 57

Well known Alamosa resident Scott Foster Erickson, 57, passed away October 7, 2017 in Creede, Colorado. ... more

Stanley James Bundy, 84

Hooper resident Stanley James Bundy, 84, passed away peacefully October 7, 2017 at the Rio Grande Inn Nursing Home in La Jara.... more

Delfina I. Jaquez, 90

Delfina I. Jaquez, 90, of Greeley, Colorado passed away on October 6, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.... more

Sharon Ilene Quintana, 66

Lifetime Monte Vista resident Sharon Ilene Quintana, 66, died October 7, 2017 at the San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center in Alamosa surrounded by her loving family.... more

Michael Andy “Pepino” Lara

Michael Andy “Pepino” Lara was born on March 13, 1964, and passed away on October 6, 2017.... more

Betty Ann MacLeod, 73

Betty Ann MacLeod, 73, died Sept. 30, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, CO.... more

Eddie Roybal, 76

Eddie Roybal left us to be with our lord and savior on October 4, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at the San Luis Care Center. ... more

Earl Ramon Martinez, 59

Ft. Garland resident Earl Ramon Martinez, 59, passed away October 4, 2017. ... more

Serafin Paul Casias, 78

Antonito resident Serafin Paul Casias, 78, passed away October 3, 2017, 2017. ... more

Loretta Lacell Harris (Claunch), 79

Loretta Lacell Harris (Claunch) ,79, passed away in her home in La Jara, Colorado on October 1, 2017.... more

Florence Mildred DeSautell, 98

Florence M. DeSautell passed away surrounded by family on October 1, 2017. ... more

Joe L Borrego 61

Joe L Borrego 61, of Del Norte passed away Saturday September 30, 2017 at the River Valley Inn. Joe was born November 28, 1955 to Casilda Armenta and Selso Borrego.... more

Larry Lee Motz

Larry Lee Motz left this life on September 14, 2017. ... more

Ben Gallegos, 96

Center resident Ben Gallegos, 96, passed away September 27, 2017 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center with his loving family by his side.... more

Robert "Bobby" Lee Duran, 68

Robert “Bobby” Lee Duran, 68, went to meet his heavenly father on Friday, September 22, 2017, in Farmington, New Mexico.... more

Verlin L. Clodfelter

Verlin L. Clodfelter, a resident of Alamosa, passed away on September 15, 2017 in Pueblo, CO.... more

 

Juanita Linda Martinez, 45

Monte Vista resident Juanita Linda Martinez, 45, passed away September 23, 2017. ... more

Naomi Elaine Elizabeth Ulibarri, 64

Alamosa resident Naomi Elaine Elizabeth Ulibarri, 64, passed away September 23, 2017 peacefully at her home under Hospice care surrounded by her loving family.... more

Elizabeth “Betty” Fransen, 96

Longtime valley resident Elizabeth “Betty” Fransen, 96, passed away on September 22, 2017. ... more

Frances Riker, 67

Alamosa resident Frances Riker, 67, passed away September 21st, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family.... more

Arnold Gallegos

Parker former Alamosa resident Arnold Gallegos, passed away September 19, 2017 under Hospice Care in Denver.... more

Paula Rae Hensley, 75

La Jara resident Paula Rae Hensley, 75, passed away at the Conejos County Hospital in La Jara on September 21, 2017.... more

 

Lila Rose (Snow) Stefanik, 91

Lila Rose (Snow) Stefanik, age 91 of Forney, TX, passed away September 21, 2017. ... more

Albert Garcia, 93

Alamosa resident Albert Garcia, 93, passed away September 22, 2017 at Evergreen Nursing Home in Alamosa with his loving family by his side.... more

 

Albert Garcia, 93

Alamosa resident Albert Garcia, 93, passed away September 22, 2017.  Arrangements are pending and will be announced through Romero Funeral Home of Alamosa.   ... more

 

Paula Rae Hensley, 75

La Jara resident Paula Rae Hensley, 75, passed away at the San Luis Valley Health Conejos County Hospital in La Jara on September 21, 2017.... more

Florence Barbara Pauline Hardy

Florence Barbara Pauline Hardy left her earthly body peacefully on September 16, 2017 in Monte Vista, CO. ... more

Estella Eulalia Gallegos

Estella Eulalia Gallegos entered into the gates of heaven at the age of 88 years old on August 13, 2017, passing peacefully surrounded by her loving family.... more

Eduardo “Edward” H. Lopez

Eduardo “Edward” H. Lopez of Romeo, CO passed away peacefully at home under Hospice care surrounded by his loving family on September 21, 2017. ... more

 

Peggy June Dawkins, 77

Alamosa resident Peggy June Dawkins, 77, passed away at the San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center on September 20, 2017. ... more

 

Frances Riker, 67

Alamosa resident Frances Riker, 67, passed away September 21, 2017. ... more

Anthony Espinoza, 34

Alamosa resident Anthony Espinoza, 34, passed away September 17, 2017. ... more

Josiah Leo Vigil

Trinidad resident Josiah Leo Vigil passed away September 8, 2017. ... more

Deva Marie (Calkins) Deen, 69

Deva Marie (Calkins) Deen, 69, passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at her home in Pueblo West, CO, surrounded by her loving family.... more

Lawrence “Larry” Jerry Hanel, 72

Lawrence “Larry” Jerry Hanel, 72, passed away in his home in Alamosa, Colorado on Friday, September 15, 2017. ... more

Linnea Lynette (Lyn) Maley, 89

Lyn was born in Boulder, Colo. to Ernest and Amy Malm.... more

Sherrie Dianne Maule

Sherrie Dianne Maule passed away September 7, 2017 following a brief illness. ... more

Agnes Marie Kratz

Agnes Marie Kratz (aka; Agnes M. Ortega) passed away September 3, 2017. ... more

Rev. Paul R. LeVan, 86

Rev. Paul R. LeVan, age 86, of Erie, formerly of North East, died on Saturday September 9, 2017 at UMPC Hamot. ... more

 

Josiah Leo Vigil, infant

Alamosa resident Josiah Leo Vigil, infant, passed away September 17, 2017.... more

Leona Christensen, 88

Alamosa resident Leona Christensen, 88, died September 17, 2017 at the San Luis Care Center in Alamosa. ... more

Frances E. Gonzales, 91

Our beloved mother, Frances E. Gonzales, peacefully passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 in her home, surrounded by loved ones. ... more

Steve Rael

It is with great sadness that the family of Steve Rael announces his passing on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at the age of 69 years.... more

Dr. Phil Bogner, 66

Del Norte resident, Dr. Phil Bogner, 66, passed away in his home on Saturday, September 2, 2017.... more

Franklin Jay Christensen, 85

Longtime valley resident Franklin Jay Christensen, 85, passed away on September 12, 2017. ... more

Margaret Davis, 93

Margaret Alice Fletcher Davis, passed away September 11, 2017 at The Bridge at Alamosa assisted living facility. ... more

Deva Marie (Calkins) Deen, 69

Deva Marie (Calkins) Deen, 69, passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at her home in Pueblo West, CO, surrounded by her loving family.... more

Jose J Martinez, 31

Jose J Martinez, 31 better known as “Jozey” or “Jozey Whales” passed away September 9, 2017. ... more

Naomi Pena, 27

Monte Vista resident Naomi Pena, 27, passed away September 10, 2017 at the Penrose Medical Center in Colorado Springs with her family by her side.... more

Marvin Lee Kennedy

Marvin Lee Kennedy was born in Matador, Texas on Sept. 30, 1931, and passed away on September 9, 2017.... more

 

Ronald “Ron” William Ruybal

At the age of 61, Ron, who lived in Monte Vista, Colorado, was diagnosed with ALS and passed away to be with family and loved ones on September 8, 2017.... more

 

Andrew Jacob Gurule, 33

Andrew Jacob Gurule, 33, passed away August 23, 2017 at St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo, Colorado.... more

Jami Kenison

Jami Louise Prestwich Kenison, 37, of Ammon, Idaho, passed away September 9, 2017, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho, after a valiant struggle with cancer.... more

 

Jerry Leroy Smith, 73

Jerry Leroy Smith, 73, passed away in La Jara, Colorado on September 9, 2017. ... more

Doug Harris, 62

DOUG HARRIS, 62, died unexpectedly from a massive heart attack on Monday, August 21st, 2017.... more

Edna T. Reason

Longtime Del Norte resident Edna T. Reason passed away on September 4, 2017. ... more

David Lynn Foote January 23, 1961 – August 29, 2017

David Lynn Foote, 56, of Greeley, CO was a son, brother, family member, co-worker and trusted friend. ... more

Jacquland Theresa (Jackie) Manzanares, 70

Lifelong Monte Vista resident Jacquland Theresa (Jackie) Manzanares passed away on Aug. 17, 2017.... more

Mark Howard Crowther, 71

Longtime Sanford resident Mark Howard Crowther, 71, passed away at the Joni Fair Hospice House in Pueblo, Colorado, surrounded by family on Monday, August 28, 2017.... more

Mary Irene Betty Farber, 90

Mary Irene Betty Farber, 90, passed away peacefully on August 16, 2017.... more

Samuel Jacob Seger

Sam passed away on August 23, 2017 at his home in Monte Vista under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family at the age of 1 month and 11 days old.... more

Steven W. Nies, 68

Steven W. Nies, age 68, resident of Michigan, ND, and Mesa, AZ died Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.... more

Art Alsbaugh, 76

Art was born on February 3, 1941 in Alamosa, Colorado to Walter and Alice Alsbaugh.... more

Jose Gilbert Maestas, 88

Monte Vista resident Jose Gilbert Maestas, 88, passed away August 24, 2017.... more

 

Andrew Jacob Gurule, 33

Antonito resident Andrew Jacob Gurule, 33, passed away August 24, 2017. ... more

Constance Moreland Cox

Connie passed away August 19, 2017 at the Sangre de Cristo hospice in Pueblo. ... more

 

Charlotte Huntley Orth

Charlotte Huntley Orth passed away at the San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center in Alamosa from injuries in an auto accident on August 9, 2017.... more

Claudine Jim, 51

Alamosa resident Claudine Jim, 51, passed away August 20, 2017 at her home in Alamosa with her loving daughter by her side.... more

Francisco Ramos Avila, 81

Alamosa resident Francisco Ramos Avila, 81, passed away August 18, 2017 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center with his loving family by his side.... more

Robert Albert Owens, 84

In Mesa, Arizona, surrounded by family, Alamosa, Colorado resident Robert Albert Owens entered into his final resting place with the Lord on August 18, 2017.... more

Canuto Felipe Cordova, 71

La Jara resident Canuto Felipe Cordova, 71, passed away August 17, 2017 at the Conejos County Hospital with his loving family by his side. ... more

Isabel Aguilar, 84

A celebration of the life of Isabel Aguilar, 84 year old Buffalo Wyoming resident who passed away quietly surrounded by family at the Agape Manor early Monday morning will be held Friday, August 25th at 2:00 p.m. at Agape Manor with Kent Waugh officiating.... more

 

Virginia Shirley Malouff, 88

Longtime Alamosa resident Virginia Shirley Malouff, 88, passed away on August 16, 2017.... more

June Brady Hunter, 92

June Brady Hunter, 92, passed away at the Conejos County Hospital, La Jara, Colorado, on August 10, 2017 of natural age causes.... more

LeRoy "Ray" Ramon Gallegos, 77

Saguache resident LeRoy “Ray” Ramon Gallegos, 77, passed away August 10, 2017 at St. Mary Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo with his loving family by his side. ... more

Rafelita L. Flores

Rafelita L. Flores born in Antonito, Colorado March 9, 1915 and passed August 10, 2017. ... more

 

Gary W. Ramey, 70

Gary W. Ramey, 70, Sanford resident, lost his courageous battle with brain cancer on August 2, 2017. ... more

Lois A. Heikes, 80

Lois Arlene Heikes, 80, of Canon City, Colorado, daughter of George and Cecil Slankard was born on July 30, 1937 in Greenwood Community (Ottawa), Kansas and passed away at home on August 8, 2017.... more

Walter L. Heikes, 82

Walter Lee Heikes, 82, of Canon City, Colorado, son of Milbern and Georgia Heikes was born on December 21, 1934 in LaVeta, Colorado and passed away at home on August 4, 2017 from pancreatic cancer.... more

Frank Reed Cornum

Frank Reed Cornum of Anaheim, California, formerly of Sanford, died peacefully Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017, at his home in Anaheim.... more

Deborah Kay Hartmann, 69

Lifelong resident of Alamosa Deborah Kay Hartmann, 69 passed away peacefully August 10, 2017 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center in Alamosa. ... more

Helen Comstock Myers, 98

Our always constant and reliable North Star has become our eternal flame. Helen Comstock Myers celebrated her 98th birthday on April 14 and passed away peacefully on August 4, 2017 in her own home with loving family present.... more

Perry Roy Harlan

Perry Roy Harlan passed away June 12, 2017. He was born outside Creede, CO on October 10, 1957.... more

Eduardo Navor Rascón Jr.

Born March 12, 1990 to Eduardo Sr. and Joy Rascón in Del Norte, Co. Eduardo left this world on August 5, 2017.... more

Barney Cruz, IV, 27

Barney Cruz, IV, age 27, from Seguin, Texas, who recently enjoyed living in Austin, Texas, passed away on July 28, 2017 in a hiking accident in Colorado. ... more

 

Sadako Hayashida, 96

Memorial services for the late Sadako Hayashida, 96-year-old, Hawaii born long time resident of Blanca, Colorado, who passed away on August 3, 2017, will be held on Friday, August 11, 2 p.m.... more

Amos Alan Bernal, 79

San Luis resident Amos Alan Bernal, 79, passed away August 6, 2017.... more

Roy McConnell, Jr., 93

Roy McConnell, Jr, 93, died July 26, 2017 in Monte Vista, Colorado.... more

Jane Wagner

Long-time Denver resident Jane Wagner died July 7th, 2017.... more

 

David De Herrera

David De Herrera passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.... more

Carol Ann Wetherill

Carol Ann Wetherill left us early Thursday morning, August 3, 2017. ... more

 

Virginia Marie Sylvester, 71

Antonito resident, Virginia Sylvester, passed away on June 28, 2017 of an inoperable brain tumor. ... more

Lois Jean Cook, 68

Alamosa resident Lois Jean Cook, 68, passed away July 19, 2017 at St. Anthony's Hospital in Denver with her loving family at her side.... more

Donna Deon Daniels, 90

Longtime Sanford resident Donna Deon Daniels, 90, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, July 30, 2017. ... more

 

Nicolas (Nick) T. Espinoza, 78

Nicolas (Nick) T. Espinoza a native of Guadalupe, CO passed away on July 28, 2017, the son of Abel and Margaret Espinoza. ... more

 

Amy E. (Richards) Bauer, 95

We would like to take this opportunity to announce the departure of Amy Bauer on Heavenly Flight 101, first class seat 1-A. ... more

Jose Valdamar Lopez, 85

Alamosa former Antonito/Colorado Springs resident Jose Valdamar Lopez, 85, passed away peacefully July 31, 2017 at the Evergreen Nursing Home with his loving family right by his side... more

Louisa G. Olivas, 89

A Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary for Louisa G. Olivas will be held on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 7 p.m.... more

Dr. C.W. (“Doc”) Hinkley, 92

Dr. C.W. (“Doc”) Hinkley, 92, passed away peacefully on July 10, 2017 in Scottsdale, AZ after a brief illness. ... more

 

Louisa Olivas, 89

San Pedro resident Louisa Olivas, 89, passed away July 28, 2017. ... more

Martha Maria Lucero, 86

Antonito resident Martha Maria Lucero, 86, passed away July 27, 2017 at St. Mary Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, with her loving family by her side. ... more

Cathy L. Salazar, 39

Denver resident Cathy Leray Salazar, 39, passed away July 24, 2017. ... more

Ruth Mary Archuleta, 84

Longtime valley resident Ruth Mary Archuleta, 84, passed away on July 26, 2017. ... more

Clarence “Cotton” Alfred Walstrom, 88

Alamosa — Clarence “Cotton” Alfred Walstrom, 88, passed away peacefully in his home on July 27, 2017. ... more

Eileen Eleanor Burt

Lifelong Alamosa resident, Eileen Eleanor (Hansen) Burt, 83, passed away July 23, 2017.... more

Caryl Heersink, 63

Surrounded by her loving family, Caryl Heersink, 63, passed away late into the evening of July 25th ending her suffering with ALS.... more

 

Roy McConnell, Jr., 93

Longtime Monte Vista resident Roy McConnell, Jr., 93, passed away on July 26, 2017.... more

Vivian Kay Clark, 68

Longtime Del Norte resident Vivian Kay Clark, 68, passed away on July 19, 2017. ... more

Phyllis Goettsch, 77

Longtime Alamosa resident and educator Phyllis Goettsch, 77, died July 22, 2017 at her home in Alamosa under hospice care.... more

Mary Ann Patrick

Mary Ann Patrick, Albuquerque, N.M., passed away July 14, 2017, the day before her 74th birthday. ... more

 

Dr. Hugh A. “Bud” Haller, D.V.M., 83

Dr. Hugh A. “Bud” Haller, D.V.M., 83, of Rito Alto Ranch, Moffat, died January 31, 2017 at his home near Moffat in Saguache County, Colorado. ... more

 

Eileen Eleanor Burt, 83

Eileen Eleanor Burt, 83, passed away on July 23, 2017. ... more

 

Vivian Kay Clark, 68

Longtime Del Norte resident Vivian Kay Clark, 68, passed away on July 19, 2017.... more

Loyda P. Martinez, 83

Antonito resident Loyda P. Martinez, 83, passed away July 19, 2017 at the Conejos County Hospital under Hospice Care with her loving family by her side.... more

Adam Ostrega

Adam Ostrega passed away on July 17, 2017, at the Rio Grande Hospital in Del Norte, Colorado. ... more

 

Thomas Lee Hatfield, 42

Alamosa resident Thomas Lee Hatfield, 42, passed away June 28, 2017. He was born July 19, 1974.... more

Philbert “Phil” Ruybalid

Philbert “Phil” Ruybalid of Wilsonville, OR, entered peacefully into rest at Legacy Meridian Hospital in Tualatin, OR, surrounded by family on June 28th, 2016.... more

 

Peggy Lou Tubbs, 80

Valley resident Peggy Lou Tubbs, 80, passed away In Alamosa, Colorado on May 6, 2017. ... more

Elias C. Montoya, 79

Del Norte resident Elias C. Montoya, 79, passed away July 16, 2017 at the Rio Grande Hospital in Del Norte with his loving family by his side.... more

Edward L. Gallegos, 73

Olathe, Colorado resident, Edward L. Gallegos, passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado.... more

 

Claudia Bollwinkle, 68

San Luis resident Claudia Bollwinkle, 68, passed away July 16, 2017. ... more

 

Marilyn Rouco, 78

Alamosa resident Marilyn Rouco, 78, passed away July 16, 2017.... more

Aspen Ranee Pauley, 18

Aspen Ranee Pauley was born in Alamosa CO on 5/12/99 to Brian and Lynda Pauley.... more

Mary Lynn (Ma) Trujillo

Mary Lynn (Ma) Trujillo passed away on Sunday, July 2, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. ... more

 

Ken Carpenter

Fanfare of life party to commemorate Ken Carpenter’s wonderful life, achievements and adventures will be held on July 29, 2017, ... more

David Russell McCallister

David Russell McCallister was born April 21, 1930 in Del Norte, Colorado to Vernon Cook McCallister, Sr. and Sylvia Irene Spangler.... more

Genevieve “Genny” Lentz Basler, 77

Genevieve “Genny” Lentz Basler, 77, died June 19, 2017, after being involved in a car accident on Highway 160 just west of Monte Vista, Colorado.... more

Andy Martinez, 36

Longtime Capulin resident Andy Martinez, 36, passed away on July 8, 2017. ... more

 

Carolyn Mell Allison Deeg, 86

Monte Vista resident Carolyn Mell Allison Deeg, 86, passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home in Mosca July 11, 2017.... more

Jose Ramon Muniz, 76

Jose Ramon Muniz passed away at his home on June 15, 2017 after a long illness.... more

Peggy Jo Lucero, 58

Antonito resident Peggy Jo Lucero, 58, passed away July 7, 2017 at the SLV Regional Medical Center in Alamosa, Colo.... more

 

Errol E. Ryland

Errol E. Ryland of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, passed away on July 4, 2017. ... more

 

Martha Amie Martinez, 79

Martha Amie Martinez, 79 of Fairplay Colorado, went home to be with the Lord on June 29, 2017. ... more

 

David Allen Buckley, 70

Longtime Alamosa resident David Allen Buckley, 70, passed away on July 4, 2017.... more

Mario Chavez-Villareal, 62

Longtime valley resident Mario Chavez-Villareal, 62, passed away on July 3, 2017.... more

Debra Susan Seaberg

Debra Susan Seaberg passed away peacefully in her sleep at home last April.... more

 

Etta Joe Herzog, 83

Alamosa resident Etta Joe Herzog, 83, passed away July 2, 2017.... more

Nicholas Ryan Wolfe, 32

Nicholas Ryan Wolfe, 32, former resident of Monte Vista, CO was set free on June 30, 2017.... more

Anne Elaine McKean

Anne Elaine McKean, a long-time resident of Alamosa, Colorado, passed away at Evergreen Nursing Home on June 27, 2017 after a lengthy illness. ... more

Azucena Paredes-Valenzuela, 20

Denver former Alamosa resident Azucena Paredes-Valenzuela 20, passed away June 21, 2017 in Denver.... more

Fernando Leroy Rivera, 73

Fernando Leroy Rivera was born in Romeo, Colo. on Dec. 15, 1943 and died on Feb. 13, 2017 in Seattle, Wash.... more

Scott Watkins, 52

Scott Watkins, 52, passed away in his home on June 22, 2017.... more

 

Mary Jo (Vaughn) Owens-Knapp, 89

Mary Jo (Vaughn) Owens-Knapp, 89, passed on June 23, 2017 at home in Mesa, Arizona, from complications of COPD. ... more

 

Shirley Maxine Dees, 70

Valley resident Shirley Maxine Dees, 70, passed away on June 19, 2017.... more

David O. Peterson, 66

David O. Peterson, 66, passed away on June 22, 2017.... more

David L. Haskin, 60

David L. Haskin went to be with his Lord and Savior on June 21, 2017 in Center, Colorado.... more

Bertie Hosselkus, 88

Longtime resident of Creede, Colorado, Bertie Hosselkus, 88, passed away June 23, 2017 at Villa Manor Care Center in Lakewood, Colorado.... more

 

Lois Rae Gilbert, 88

Lois Higgins Gilbert passed away June 15 at her home in Canon City.... more

Ronald “Butcher” Longchamps, 75

Manassa resident Ronald “Butcher” Longchamps, 75, passed away at his home June 20, 2017 after a long illness.... more

 

Pauline Virginia Lopez, 88

Pauline Virginia Lopez, age 88, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017.... more

 

Scott Floyd Watkins, 52

Del Norte – Scott Floyd Watkins, 52, passed away in his home on June 22, 2017.... more

 

Howard Victor White, 56

Monte Vista resident Howard Victor White, 56, passed away June 20, 2017.... more

Lucy Atencio, 80

La Jara resident Lucy Atencio, 80, passed away June 21, 2017 at the Rio Grande Inn Nursing Home with her loving family by her side.... more

Eloisa Chacon Deherrera

Burial Mass for Eloisa Chacon Deherrera will be held at 11:00 a.m. at St. Theresa in Manassa. ... more

Jose Adelberto Velasquez

Jose Adelberto Velasquez of Capulin, Colorado passed away on June 20, 2017. ... more

 

Azucena Paredes, 20

Alamosa resident Azucena Paredes, 20, passed away June 20, 2017. ... more

Roberto A. DeLuna “Beto”, 86

Longtime Alamosa resident Roberto A. DeLuna “Beto”, 86, left us to be with the lord on June 18th, 2017 at St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, CO with his family by his side.... more

Douglas Alan Brady, 52

It is with great sadness & broken hearts that we announce the passing of Douglas Alan Brady, 52, June 19, 2017. ... more

 

Rita I. McCunniff

Rita McCunniff died May 6, 2017, in Gallup, New Mexico. ... more

 

Lucy Atencio, 80

La Jara resident Lucy Atencio, 80, passed away June 21, 2017. ... more

Shawn Ray Salazar, 41

Shawn Ray Salazar, 41, passed away on June 10, 2017. ... more

 

Loreta Jean Adams “Jean” October 1, 1917 – June 18,2017

Jean Adams was born Loreta Jean Groom at the family home in Gentry County Missouri located outside Darlington, Missouri on October 1, 1917 to Frank and Lara Groom. ... more

 

Howard Victor White, 56

Del Norte, Colorado resident Howard Victor White, 56, passed away June 20, 2017. ... more

 

Roberto A DeLuna, 86

Alamosa resident Roberto A DeLuna, 86, passed away June 18, 2017 at the St. Anthony Hospital in Denver.... more

 

Shirley Dees, 70

Valley resident Shirley Dees, 70, passed away on June 19, 2017. ... more

 

Yvonne Sanchez, 57

Chama, Colorado resident Yvonne Sanchez, 57, passed away June 17, 2017. ... more

Verna Veronice Maes, 65

Verna Veronice Maes passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at TRU Hospice of Northern Colorado.... more

Cecilia Delgado, 80

Lifelong Del Norte resident Cecilia Delgado, passed away June 17, 2017 at the Rio Grande Hospital with her loving family by her side. ... more

Agnes Victoria Medina, 83

Agnes Victoria Medina, 83, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017. ... more

Dorene Yvonne Roberts, 82

Dorene Yvonne Roberts passed away April 27th from complications of cancer. She was 82 years old.... more

Perry R. Harlan, 59

Perry R. Harlan, 59, of Rancho Cucamonga, CA, formerly of Monte Vista, CO, passed on June 12, 2017.... more

Samuel Paulino Valdez, Jr., 40

Samuel Paulino Valdez, Jr., 40, Del Norte, Colorado, passed away on May 29, 2017 in Denver, Colorado.... more

James "Jackie" Patrick Cordova, 79

Garcia resident James "Jackie" Patrick Cordova, 79, passed away June 11, 2017 at his home under Hospice Care with his loving family by his side.... more

 

Shawn Ray Salazar

Shawn Ray Salazar, 41, passed away on June 10, 2017.... more

Kelly S. Carter, 42

Kelly Stuart Carter, age 42, of Boulder, Colorado, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Aurora, Colorado.... more

Margot Dee Partch Dominguez, 41

Margot was called home to be with our heavenly father on June 2, 2017.... more

Iliene L. Taylor, 94

Iliene L. Taylor, 94, passed away on May 26, 2017 in Pueblo, Colorado... more

Andrea “Dre” Melendez (Trujillo)

Andrea “Dre” Melendez (Trujillo) from Rupert, Idaho passed from this life on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in Ogden, Utah.... more

Bertha Louise Plane, 82

Bertha Louise Plane passed away June 4th, 2017 with her loving family by her side. Bertha was born May 19th 1935 to Mildred and Herman Beiriger.... more

Dolores Edna Brand Stephens, 93

Dolores Edna Brand Stephens, 93, passed away among her friends at Monte Vista Estates Nursing Care Center on Sunday May 14, 2017.... more

Flora M. Rodriguez, 79

San Luis Resident Flora M. Rodriguez, 79, passed away June 5, 2017 at Penrose Hospital under Pikes Peak Hospice Care with her loving family by her side.... more

Joshua "Butters" Presley Hannan, 29

Joshua “Butters” Presley Hannan of Alamosa and former resident of Ordway, Colorado, entered into rest, May 27, 2017 in Alamosa Colorado.... more

 

Flora Rodriguez, 79

San Luis resident Flora Rodriguez, 79, passed away June 5, 2017. ... more

Martha Cornum Brady

Martha Cornum Brady passed away on Friday May 26th, 2017 in Littleton, Colorado. ... more

William Otto Brubacher

William (Bill) Brubacher passed away on June 1, 2017. ... more

Lorry Marie “Peanut” May, 56

Lorry Marie “Peanut” May, 56, of Pueblo, formerly of Del Norte, went to be with the Lord on May 24, 2017. ... more

 

Alex S. Martinez, 90

Lifetime Monte Vista resident Alex S. Martinez, 90, passed away at his home in Monte Vista on May 31, 2017.... more

Paula J. Prentice 72

Paula, J. Prentice 72, passed away May 29, 2017 in Alamosa with family by her side. ... more

Mary Ann Velasquez

Lakewood, CO – Mary Ann Velasquez, a long-time resident of Lakewood, CO, died Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at the Gardens on Quail Assisted Living in Arvada, CO.... more

James "Darold" Vance, 90

Lifelong resident of Manassa James “Darold” Vance, 90 passed away peacefully May 31, 2017 at the San Luis Care Center in Alamosa.... more

Tobias "Toby" Eugenio Herrera, 75

Longtime resident Tobias "Toby" Eugenio Herrera, passed away May 30, 2017 at the San Luis Care Center. ... more

Roberta Urcellia Ruybal, 79

Lifetime San Luis Valley resident Roberta Urcellia Ruybal, 79, passed away in the San Luis Care Center on May 25, 2017. ... more

Priscilla Ortega, 66

Alamosa resident Priscilla L. Ortega, 66, passed away May 23, 2017 at the Pikes Peak Hospice Center in Colorado Springs, with her loving family by her side.... more

 

Roberta Urcellia Ruybal, 79

Alamosa resident Roberta Urcellia Ruybal, 79, passed away May 25, 2017 at the San Luis Care Center.... more

 

Nina Burgess

A memorial service will be held for Nina Burgess on June 9, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Fox Creek Cemetery.... more

Frank Gurule, 84

San Luis resident Frank Gurule, 84, passed away at the San Luis Valley Health Center in Alamosa, with his loving family by his side.... more

 

Jack F Ross, 77

Jack F Ross, 77, passed away May 19, 2017 at Saint Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo, Colorado.... more

Carla Lou Knoop Bender, 80

Carla Lou Knoop Bender of Allen, Texas passed away May 14, 2017, at the age of 80.... more

Thomas Albert Nugent

Come join the celebration for the life of, Thomas Albert Nugent. Services and Music Festival will be held at Cole Park, Alamosa, Co, on May 28, 2017.... more

Margaret Elizabeth Coulter, 92

FAIRVIEW, Okla. — Celebration of Life for Miss Margaret Elizabeth Coulter, 92, of Fairview will be 10:00 am, Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Liberty Baptist Church in Morris, Oklahoma. ... more

 

Elwyn “Al” Wehe

The family of Elwyn “Al” Wehe invites you to join them in a memorial service to be held at the First United Methodist Church in Alamosa on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. ... more

 

Geneva S. Gurule, 62

Antonito resident Geneva S. Gurule, 62, passed away April 18, 2017 at her home under Hospice Care, with her loving family by her side. ... more

Ronald Neil Hart

Ronald Neil Hart passed away on May 15, 2017 at his home in Monte Vista.... more

Patricia “Patty” (Lowe, Woodward) Dykstra

Patty Dykstra, 70, passed away peacefully at her home in Grand Junction on May 9 after a longer battle with pulmonary disease.... more

Emil Goimarac

Emil Goimarac passed away on May 5, 2017. ... more

Alfonso 'Al' A. Maestas Jr., 78

Alamosa resident Alfonso A. Maestas Jr., passed away May 10, 2017 at the Cheyenne Mountain Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with his loving family by his side.... more

Teresa D. Sanchez, 95

Lifetime San Luis Valley resident Teresa D. Sanchez, 95, passed away on May 7, 2017.... more

Marianne Cinamon, 40

Marianne Cinamon received her angel wings on May 4, 2017. ... more

Frank John Herrera, 93

Monte Vista resident Frank John Herrera, 93, passed away May 6, 2017 at the Agape Hospice Center in Denver. ... more

Patrick K. Aragon

Patrick K. Aragon of San Luis, Colorado was given the gift of life on March 17, 1950, and he rode off into the sunset surrounded by his wife, and daughters on March 16, 2017... more

Joyce Elaine Schmidt Maldonado

Joyce Elaine Schmidt Maldonado was born November 2, 1958 in Okeene, Oklahoma to Herbert and Emma Toews Schmidt. ... more

Alice Faye Kernen, 75

‘Grandma Alice’ March 31, 1941 – Oct. 18, 2016... more

Maxine Irene Martinez, 71

Born in Monte Vista, Colorado on September 16, 1945, longtime Alamosa resident Maxine Irene Martinez passed away on April 29, 2017 while residing in Lubbock, TX.... more

Eugene Claudio Quintana, 75

Longtime Alamosa resident Eugene “Gene” Quintana, beloved father, grandfather and friend passed away in his home Monday, May 1st, 2017.... more

Dustin Merejildo Atencio

Dustin was born in Alamosa Colorado.... more

Charles Moorman, 55

In loving memory, Mosca resident Charles J. Moorman, 55, passed away April 29, 2017 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center with his daughters by his side.2017. ... more

Dale Robert Wiescamp

Dale Robert Wiescamp began life in Alamosa, Colorado, on July 30, 1940, born to William and Terena Wiescamp.... more

Jerry Wayne Watkins November 30, 1949 – April 19, 2017

La Jara, Colorado — La Jara resident Jerry Wayne Watkins (67), after a short battle with liver cancer, passed away April 19, 2017 surrounded by his loved ones in Bedford, TX. ... more

 

Celsa Cecilia Quintana, 86

Pueblo West former Costilla, New Mexico resident Celsa Cecilia Quintana, 86, passed away April 28, 2017.... more

Alverta “Al” Lee King, Jr., 88

Longtime Alamosa resident Alverta “Al” Lee King, Jr., 88, passed away April 27, 2017.... more

Ernesto Samuel Valdez

Hesperia, California, former San Luis resident Ernesto Samuel Valdez, passed away on April 29, 2017.... more

 

Celsa Trujillo, 87

Costilla resident Celsa Trujillo, 87, passed away April 28, 2017.... more

Patricia (Pat) A McKinley, 83

Patricia (Pat) A McKinley, 83, passed away on April 25, 2017 at her home.... more

Martin Herschel Gates, 89

Del Norte resident Martin Herschel Gates, 89, passed away at his home on April 22, 2017 with his family by his side and under the care of Hospice.... more

Carol Lynn Rue

Del Norte resident Carol Lynn Rue passed away April 27, 2017 at her home under Hospice care with her loving family by her side... more

Marie Romero, 68

Monte Vista resident Marie Romero, 68, passed away April 25, 2017. ... more

Joe C Martinez

Joe went to Heaven at the young age of 85... more

Lucia Frances Ruybal

Lucia Frances Ruybal, 70, left this earth and went to rest in God’s memory on April 23, 2017.... more

Eva S. Garcia, 95

Antonito resident Eva S. Garcia, 95, died on April 26, 2017 at the Rio Grande Inn.... more

Kristiana Martinez, Infant

Denver resident Kristiana Rose Martinez Lujan, infant, passed away April 24, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.... more

Dorothy Irene Sanchez, 81

Dorothy Irene Sanchez, 81, of San Luis, Colorado went to be with the Lord on April 24, 2017.... more

Gaspar Antonio Casias, 92

Antonito resident Gaspar Antonio Casias, 92, passed away April 25, 2017 with his family by his side.... more

Bonnie Denney, 82

Bonnie Lo Denney passed away April 17, 2017 at the La Jara Hospital in La Jara, CO. ... more

Lorenzo Dwin Abeyta, 70

La Jara resident Lorenzo Dwin Abeyta, 70, passed away April 21, 2017.7.... more

 

Frances Mathias McConnell

The Memorial Service for Frances M. McConnell will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 2:00 PM at the Sargent Community Church.... more

Richard “Dick” Guy Lowry, 76

Richard “Dick” Guy Lowry, 76, passed away April 20, 2017.... more

Daniel R. Martinez, 70

San Pablo resident Daniel R. Martinez, 70, passed away April 23, 2017 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center.... more

Ruth Gladys (Mittelstaedt) Schulz, 93

Ruth Gladys (Mittelstaedt) Schulz, 93, previously of Monte Vista, Colorado, passed away peacefully surrounded by family in Loveland, Colorado on April 21, 2017.... more

Dr. C. Joe Carter

Services have been announced for Dr. C. Joe Carter.... more

Doris Lucille Miller-Spannagel, 88

DEL NORTE — Doris Lucille Miller-Spannagel, 88, died March 30th, 2017 in Pueblo, Colo.... more

Michael “Mikey” A. Madril, 35

Lifelong resident Michael “Mikey” Madril, 35, departed this world far too soon on April 18, 2017 at the Denver Hospice Center at Lowry.... more

Jerry “Reedo” Reed, 69

Longtime Alamosa resident Jerry “Reedo” Reed, 69, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the Penrose St. Francis Hospital in Colorado Springs. ... more

 

Tomas A. Garcia-Arellano, 71

Alamosa resident Tomas A. Garcia-Arellano, 71, died April 18, 2017.... more

Lillie Ramona Henningsen, 89

Lillie Ramona Henningsen, 89, passed away April 14, 2017 at the Rio Grande Hospital in Del Norte, Colorado.... more

 

Geneva S. Gurule, 62

Antonito resident Geneva S. Gurule, 62, passed away April 18, 2017.... more

Phillip M. Garcia, 71

Monte Vista resident Phillip M. Garcia, 71, passed away April 18, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family under Hospice Care.... more

Al (Elwyn) Wehe, 86

Al (Elwyn) Wehe (86), joined loved ones in heaven on April 17, 2017. ... more

 

Mike Madril, 34

Alamosa resident Mike Madril, 34, passed away April 18, 2017.... more

 

Eleanor Betty Dozier, 70

Denver, former Chama resident Eleanor Betty Dozier, 70 passed away April 18, 2017.... more

 

Stan Scymanski, 94

Stan Scymanski was born in Norton, KS April 7, 1922; but he grew up in Monte Vista, CO... more

 

Marivel Chairez, 27

Fort Garland resident Marivel Chairez, 27, passed away on April 13, 2017... more

Arlen Wesley Doyle, 45

Arlen Wesley Doyle was born April 26, 1971 in Denver Colorado, to Arlen Doyle and Renee Martinez Wilcox.... more

Nora Ann Gonzales, 72

Monte Vista resident Nora Ann Gonzales, 72, passed away April 12, 2017 ... more

Gerald Thomas “Tommy” Archuleta, 33

Center resident Gerald Thomas “Tommy” Archuleta, 33, passed away on April 10, 2017.... more

 

Marivel Chairez, 27

Fort Garland resident Marivel Chairez, 27, passed away on April 13, 2017.... more

 

Lillian Henningsen, 89

Longtime Valley resident Lillian Henningsen, 89, passed away on April 14, 2017... more

 

Ruth Wise, 90

Alamosa resident Ruth Wise, 90, passed away April 13, 2017. ... more

Lola Ann Ford, 90

Longtime Alamosa resident Lola Ann Ford, 90, passed away peacefully in Alamosa surrounded by her family on April 13, 2017.... more

 

Stefania Kulyk, 93

Monte Vista resident Stefania Kulyk, 93, passed away April 13, 2017. Arrangements are pending and will be announced through Romero Funeral Home of Monte Vista. ... more

 

Nora Ann Gonzales, 72

Monte Vista resident Nora Ann Gonzales, 72, passed away April 12, 2017. Arrangements are pending and will be announced through Romero Funeral Home of Monte Vista. ... more

Joseph Charles Atencio, 65

Alamosa resident Joseph Charles Atencio, 65, died March 28, 2017 at his home in Alamosa.... more

Maria Grimaldo, 63

Colorado Springs former San Luis resident Maria Grimaldo, 63, went to be with the Lord on March 31, 2017. ... more

Lisa Zetterquist Seegmiller, 41

Lisa Zetterquist Seegmiller returned home to her loving Heavenly Father Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, CO.... more

 

Pending obituary for Gerald Thomas Archuleta, 33

Center resident Gerald Thomas Archuleta, 33, passed away on April 10, 2017.... more

Felicia Nichole Tafoya, 27

Felicia Nichole Tafoya, 27, passed away April 9, 2017 in Del Norte, Colorado.... more

 

Ellen Howard, 92

Ellen Howard, 92, died in Colorado Springs on March 31, 2017.... more

Vicente Eduardo Valdez, 64

La Jara resident Vicente Eduardo Valdez, 64, passed away April 6, 2017 at the Conejos County Hospital with his loving family by his side.... more

Antonio Ornelas Gutierrez, 75

Center resident Antonio Ornelas Gutierrez, 75, passed away April 6, 2017.... more

James Troy DeGolyer, 89

James Troy DeGolyer was born to William Grover DeGolyer and Clara Adella Shawcroft on July 2, 1927 in La Jara, Colorado... more

 

Antonio Ornelas-Gutierrez, 75

Center resident Antonio Ornelas-Gutierrez, 75, passed away April 6, 2017.... more

 

Clara V. Cortez, 93

Alamosa resident Clara V. Cortez, 93, passed away on April 4, 2017 in Alamosa, Colorado.... more

Sharon "Nadine" Smith, 72

Nadine was born in Pueblo, Colorado March 28th, 1945 to Billy and Betty Templeman.... more

Norman B. "Crash" Nash, Capt. USN, ret., 81

Norman B. "Crash" Nash, Capt. USN, ret., age 81, passed away in his sleep on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from lung cancer.... more

 

Owen Leon McColm Jr., 66

Owen passed away March 25th 2017 in Fredericksburg, Va.... more

Lisa Marie Snyder, 46

Lisa Marie Snyder, 46, passed away on April 1, 2017.... more

Avelina “Roy” Romero, 72

Capulin resident Avelina “Roy” Romero, 72, passed away April 1, 2017 at the San Luis Care Center with her loving family be her side. ... more

Inez R. Vigil Serrano

Inez R. Vigil Serrano passed away on March 31, 2017. She was born on February 21, 1938 in San Luis, Colorado to Fermin Vigil and Beatrice Vigil.... more

 

Travis Charles Malouff, 42

Thornton resident and former Alamosa resident Travis Charles Malouff, 42, died in Denver, Colorado on April 3, 2017.... more

Joseph “Joe” Walter Langston, 68

Alamosa and La Junta resident Joseph “Joe” Walter Langston, 68, died at his home in Alamosa on March 31, 2017.... more

 

Leo Michael Montoya, 61

Leo Michael Montoya, 61, passed away March 31, 2017. ... more

 

Maria Grinaldo, 63

Former San Luis resident Maria Grinaldo, 63, passed away March 31, 2017.  Arrangements are pending and will be announced through Romero Funeral Home of San Luis.   ... more

Wanda Maday (Mogford) Kalana, 85

Hillsboro, Ore. —Wanda Maday (Mogford) Kalana, 85, Craig, died on March 24, 2017.... more

Verlin Floyd Rockey, 72

Verlin Floyd Rockey made his journey to be with his precious Lord and Savior Tuesday March 21, 2017 at Horizons Care Center in Eckert, CO. He was 72 years of age.... more

Albert William Bode, 84

Antonito resident Albert William Bode, 84, passed away March 28, 2017 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center with his loving wife and family by his side. Albert was born on October 11, 1932 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Albert H. Bode and Doroth... more

Clarance Leonard Candelaria, 55

Clarance Leonard Candelaria passed away on March 26, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Clarance was born August 19, 1961 in Pueblo, Colorado. ... more

Georgia Helen Blaylock, 63

Del Norte resident Georgia Helen Blaylock passed away March 20, 2017 at Saint Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo, Colorado after a short illness.... more

 

Roy D Ratzlaff, 81

Roy D Ratzlaff (aka Sarge), 81, passed away March 20, 2017 at the Colorado State Veterans Center at Homelake, Colorado.... more

 

Sharron Lee McAlear, 77

Alamosa resident Sharron Lee McAlear, 77, died March 27, 2017 at the San Luis Care Center in Alamosa, in which she was a resident of more than eight years.... more

 

Lee A. Cary, 89

Lee A. Cary, 89, of Pueblo West, Colorado, passed away on March 24, 2017.... more

Encarnacion Herrera, 90

Chama resident Encarnacion Herrera, 90, passed away March 27, 2017 at the San Luis Valley Health Center with her loving family by her side... more

Elizabeth Jean Bushnell, 80

Elizabeth Jean Bushnell died March 25, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She suffered from severe dementia and multiple chronic diseases. She was eighty years old. ... more

Robert Thomas Anderson, 67

Born in Houston Tx. to parents Robert E. Anderson and Mary Francis Allen Anderson. He moved to Colorado in 2000 to retire near Fort Garland.... more

 

Lora Lexia Anderson Christensen, 99

Our loving mother, Lora Lexia Anderson Christensen died March 22, 2017, just two weeks from her 100th birthday.... more

Maria Irene Ermalinda Lujan, 81

Cremation was selected and a Memorial Celebration of Life Service will be held on April 1, 2017 at 10:00 am at the New Life Fellowship Church in Del Norte with interment at the Del Norte Cemetery.... more

Carl Archie Jack, 88

Lifelong valley resident Carl Archie Jack, 88, a loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather, departed this life on March 21, 2017 in Colorado Springs, CO.... more

Maria Pacheco, 77

Monte Vista resident Maria Pacheco, 77, passed away on March 22, 2017.... more

Petronilo Valdez, 73

Lifetime La Jara resident Petronilo Valdez, 73, passed away March 21, 2017 at his home.... more

 

Judy Lynell Remster, 70

Alamosa resident Judy Lynell Remster, 70, passed away March 17, 2017 at home, under hospice care, with her loving family by her side.... more

Patricio K. Aragon, 66

San Luis resident Patricio K. Aragon, 66, passed away March 16, 2017, one day short of his 67th birthday.... more

Silvestre Javier Castillo-Enriquez, 52

Alamosa resident Silvestre Javier Castillo-Enriquez, 52, passed away March 17, 2017 at his home under Hospice Care with his mother and siblings by his side.... more

Gerald Dean Langston, 84

Lifelong Alamosa resident Gerald Dean Langston, 84, passed away on March 18, 2017.... more

David Neil Cowan, Jr., 68

Longtime valley resident David Neil Cowan, Jr., 68, passed away on March 16, 2017. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday March 22, 2017 at the Calvary Bible Chapel in Alamosa.... more

 

Bertha Trujillo, 80

Alamosa resident Bertha Trujillo, 80, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at home on March 17, 2017. ... more

 

Verna Kay Clark Eyl, 71

Verna Kay Clark Eyl passed away quietly March 2nd, 2017, at the age of 71.... more

Dorothy Becker, 74

Longtime Alamosa resident Dorothy Becker, 74, died February 18, 2017 at the Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Pueblo.... more

 

Coy Glen Burk, 88

Coy Glen Burk, 88, passed away March 9, 2017 at his home in Monte Vista, Colorado. He was born January 8, 1929 in Monte Vista, Colorado to Herman and Ethel Entz Burk. ... more

Mary Jane Gallegos, 83

Longtime Alamosa resident Mary Jane Gallegos, 83, passed away peacefully at the San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center in Alamosa on March 11, 2017.... more

Raymond Martinez, 81

Our Dad, Raymond E. Martinez was born on August 16, 1935 in San Luis, Colorado.... more

Ernest E. Valdez, 93

San Luis resident Ernest E. Valdez, 93, passed away March 9, 2017 at the San Luis Care Center with his loving family by his side.... more

Raymond Salvador Medina, 80

Alamosa County resident Raymond Salvador Medina, 80, passed away on March 3, 2017. Raymond was born on May 19, 1936 in Center, Colorado to Bill and Eva Medina. ... more

 

James Hale, 55

South Fork, Colorado resident, James Hale, 55, passed away on March 5, 2017 at Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colorado, with his loving family by his side. James was born on May 29, 1961 in Tucson, Arizona, the son of William Hale and Patricia Parkher... more

Berniece Ocean Buckingham Harrison, 81

Berniece Ocean Buckingham Harrison passed away February 24, 2017 in Alamosa, Colorado... more

Cecilia M. Stevens, 75

Cecilia M. Stevens, known to many in the Monte Vista Community as "Cece", passed away at her home in Monte Vista on March 4, 2017 at the age of 75.... more

 

Bobbie Joe Keeling, 76

Bobbie Joe Keeling (Bob) was born November 2, 1940, in Del Norte, Colorado and passed away February 25, 2017, at the Pueblo Veterans' Community Living Center.... more

Tom A. Garcia, 90

Center resident Tom A. Garcia, 90, affectionately known as Papo, passed away peacefully on March 2, 2017 at the San Luis Care Center with his loving family by his side.... more

Lilly Morrison, 102

Brighton resident Lilly Morrison, 102, passed away March 1, 2017.... more

Leroy Rue, 76

Del Norte resident Leroy Rue, 76, passed away March 2, 2017.... more

 

Celina R. Sisneros, 85

Denver resident Celina R. Sisneros, 85, passed away on February 28, 2017.... more

Beatrice Mae Garrison, 69

Beatrice Mae Garrison was born in Hettinger, ND to Donald and Leah Wagner on May 2, 1947 and passed away peacefully, losing her battle with cancer on February 23, 2017 in Tucson, AZ.... more

Mary Jane Robles, 73

Del Norte resident Mary Jane Robles, 73, passed away February 24, 2017 at her home with her loving family by her side. Mary Jane was born on July 13, 1943 in South Fork, Colorado, the daughter of Amarante Medina and Senida Martinez Medina.... more