Obits
 

James ‘George’ Wharton

ALAMOSA — James “George” Wharton passed away suddenly on Nov. 29, 2019. ... more

 

Joanne Christine Espinoza (Trujillo)

SAN LUIS VALLEY — Joanne Christine Espinoza (Trujillo), 64, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, at home. ... more

Mike Scott Kline

SAN LUIS VALLEY — Michael Scott Kline, 58, passed away Dec. 1, 2019 at home. ... more

 

Barbara Vigil

MOFFAT — Moffat resident Barbara Vigil, 73, passed away November 25, 2019.... more

 

Alexandra Mondragon

ANTONITO — Antonito resident Alexandra Mondragon, 33, passed away November 25, 2019. ... more

 

Marylyn Christine Williams Hostetter

A graveside service was held for Marylyn Christine Hostetter, on Oct. 26, 2019, in the Sanford Cemetery. ... more

Lester Adam Jr.

ALAMOSA — Elmer Lester Adam Jr., a longtime resident of Alamosa, passed away peacefully with his loving wife by his side on Nov. 20, 2019 at their home, ... more

Robert A. Yund

DELNORTE — Robert (Bob) Yund, 73, a native of Del Norte, passed away November 4, 2019, into the eternal elk hunting grounds of our loving Savior. ... more

 

Marie F. Gingerich

Marie F. Gingerich was born on October 2, 2016 in Romeo to Freeman and Elma Mae (Mast) Gingerich and passed away Saturday November 23, 2019 at the age of 3 years, 1 month and 20 days. ... more

 

Lorraine Sandoval

EL RITO — El Rito resident Lorraine Sandoval, 63, passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 23, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. ... more

Robert ‘Bob’ Felmlee

CENTER — Longtime retired farmer, Robert (Bob) Felmlee, passed away on November 20, 2019 in Colorado Springs. ... more

Doreen Drina Pacheco

MONTE VISTA — Doreen Drina Pacheco 62, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019 in Monte Vista. She was born February 15, 1957 in Aurora, Colorado, to Florencio and Darlene Pacheco. ... more

 

Robert W. Felmlee

CENTER — Center resident Robert W. Felmlee, 87, passed away on Nov. 20, 2019. ... more

Dorothy M. Mondragon

FORT GARLAND — Fort Garland resident Dorothy M. Mondragon, 93, passed away Nov. 19, 2019 at the Life Care Center in Colorado Springs with her loving family by her side. ... more

Virginia (Jinny) M. Moore

SAN LUIS VALLEY —Virginia (Jinny) M. Moore, 76, died on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 in Roaring Fork Valley. ... more

Mary Louise Serna

SAN LUIS — San Luis resident Mary Louise Serna, 93, passed away peacefully on Nov. 18, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. ... more

Elvira (Vera) Quintana Trotter

ANTONITO — Elvira (Vera) Quintana Trotter, age 81, daughter of J. Celestino Quintana and Josephina Lobato Quintana passed away Nov. 15, 2019 in Chattanooga, Tenn., where she had lived for the past 60 years. ... more

Theresa Janet Casias

LOBATOS — Florida, former Lobatos resident Theresa Janet Casias, went to her eternal rest on Nov. 4, 2019. ... more

Douglas Kent “Doug” Rosacker

ALAMOSA — Longtime Alamosa resident, Douglas Kent “Doug” Rosacker, 79, passed away Monday, Nov. 18 at home surrounded by his family. ... more

Owen Leon McColm III

MOSCA — Mosca resident Owen Leon McColm, III, 17, passed away Nov. 8, 2019 at his home in Mosca. ... more

Elvira (Vera) Quintana Trotter

ANTONITO — Elvira (Vera) Quintana Trotter, age 81, daughter of J. Celestino Quintana and Josephina Lobato Quintana passed away November 15, 2019 in Chattanooga, TN, where she had lived for the past 60 years. ... more

 

Mary Serna

SAN LUIS — San Luis resident Mary Serna, passed away November 18, 2019. ... more

 

Sil-Vera V. Eisenberg

SAN LUIS — Pueblo and former San Luis resident Sil-Vera V. Eisenberg, 97, passed away peacefully November 14, 2019 at the University Park Care Center with her loving family by her side. ... more

Johnny Chris Lujan Sr.

ALAMOSA — Johnny Chris Lujan, Sr., 80 years old, passed away on November 15, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. ... more

Kurt Cornum

SANFORD — Kurt Cornum of Palisade, Colorado, formerly of Sanford, died peacefully November 9th, 2019, at his home in Palisade, with his children at his side. ... more

 

Doris Ann Vandruff

LA JARA — Doris Ann Vandruff died peacefully Sunday morning, November 3, 2019, in West Jordan, Utah. An Hour of Remembrance will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., November 14, 2019... more

Mary Lou Aragon

SAN LUIS — San Luis resident Mary Lou Aragon, 64, went to be with the Lord on November 12, 2019. ... more

 

Gilbert L. Sanchez

DEL NORTE — Gilbert L. Sanchez, 86, of Del Norte, passed away peacefully on Nov. 3, 2019.... more

 

Lou Aragon

SAN LUIS — San Luis resident Mary Lou Aragon,65, passed away November 12, 2019. ... more

Rose Trujillo

DEL NORTE — Lifelong Del Norte resident Rose Trujillo, 89, passed away peacefully November 10, 2019 at the River Valley Inn Nursing Home with her loving family by her side.... more

Joyce Elain Cross- Autrey Gunn

MANASSA — Joyce Elaine Cross-Autery Gunn passed away October 30th, 2019.... more

Roy Castleberry

ALAMOSA — Alamosa resident Roy Castleberry went to be with the Lord on November 11, 2019. ... more

Arnold W. Cordova

ALAMOSA — Alamosa resident Arnold W. Cordova, 71, passed away peacefully November 11, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family.... more

 

Rose Trujillo

Del Norte resident Rose Trujillo, 89, went to her eternal rest on November 10, 2019.... more

 

Josie Sisneros

Longtime Antonito resident Josie Sisneros, 80, died November 9, 2019... more

 

Ann Lucero

Ann Lucero, 85,a resident of the Banks community passed away on November 8, 2019 at her home.... more

Gilbert L. Sanchez

Gilbert L. Sanchez, 86, of Del Norte, passed away peacefully on Nov. 3, 2019.... more

Jose Adolph Arellano

Jose Adolph Arellano, 79, of Capulin, CO went to his eternal rest on November 6, 2019. ... more

Kathleen "Kathy" Jo Gylling

Heaven gained another angel when the veil parted for Kathleen "Kathy" Jo Gylling on November 7th, 2019. ... more

 

Kathleen ‘Kathy’ Jo Gylling

ALAMOSA – Longtime La Jara resident Kathleen “Kathy” Jo Gylling, 59, passed away on November 7, 2019. ... more

Luke Isaiah Jaramillo

LA JARA — La Jara resident Luke Isaiah Jaramillo, 31, went to his eternal rest on November 6, 2019 in Alamosa, Colo. ... more

Phyllis ‘Grandma Moon’ Mullins

Phyllis “Grandma Moon” Mullins was born on April 18, 1942 in Canon City, Colorado to Loy and Olive Adams, and grew up on a ranch near Coaldale, Colorado.... more

Donna Fritzsche

Donna Fritzsche, nee Shepherd, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019. ... more

Derek Santiago Martinez May 24, 1989 – July 30, 3018

Derek Santiago Martinez, 29, of Greeley, CO was born May 24, 1989 in Alamosa, Colorado and moved to Greeley with his mother and brother in 1993. He began his spiritual journey July 30, 2018 in Greeley. ... more

Abimael Palacios Gonzalez, 48

Abimael Palacios Gonzalez, 48, went home to be with the Lord on August 5, 2018.... more

James Robert Overman III

James Robert Overman III…may you Rest in Eternal Peace, 10-04-1959 to 07-28-2018.... more

Keith “Woody” Barker, 75

Keith “Woody” Barker, 75, passed away July 27, 2018. ... more

Debra Gay Miller-Camargo, 64

Alamosa resident Debra Gay Miller-Camargo, 64, passed away on July 31, 2018. ... more

Albino A. “Fred” Trujillo Jr.

Alamosa resident Albino A. “Fred” Trujillo Jr., passed away July 31, 2018 at Parkview Medical Center with his loving family by his side. ... more

 

Benito Martinez, 74

Benito Martinez, 74, of Pueblo, Colorado was born in Alamosa, Colorado to Jose Amadeo and Mary Martinez on April 9, 1944. He went to be with the Lord on July 28, 2018. ... more

Paul Joseph “PJ” Sterk, Jr.

Paul Joseph “PJ” Sterk, Jr., of Colorado City, Colorado and former long-time resident of Alamosa, Colorado entered into rest at the Spanish Peaks Veterans’ Community Center in Walsenburg, Colorado on Saturday, July 28. ... more

Genevieve Ruth Martin Lincoln October 30, 1921 – November 3, 2017

Genevieve Lincoln had an infectious love of life and was one of those people who never met a stranger.... more

Sharon Anne Espinosa, 64

Sharon Anne Espinosa, 64, died on July 26, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. ... more

 

Community Gardens in the Valley

Location of gardens around the Valley ... more

 

Delfino George Maestas, 54

Alamosa resident Delfino George Maestas, 54, passed away on July 26, 2018.... more

Frances Arellano-Gallegos, 93

Frances Arellano-Gallegos, 93 of Pueblo, CO went to be with the Lord on July 20, 2018. ... more

Charles F. “Charlie” Heald, 95

Charles F. “Charlie” Heald, 95, passed away April 19, 2018, at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City, NM. ... more

Charles Greg Voris, 69

Charles Greg Voris, 69, of Del Norte passed away on July 21, 2018.... more

Tobias Brandon Duran, 30

Center resident Tobias Brandon Duran, 30, passed away July 19, 2018.... more

Michael Anthony “Tony” Newton, Sr., 54

Alamosa resident Michael Anthony “Tony” Newton, Sr., 54, passed away at his home in Alamosa July 18, 2018.... more

Donald Carl Jansen, 91

Donald Carl Jansen, 91, born August 14, 1926, a South Fork, Colorado resident, passed away on July 18, 2018 in Del Norte, Colorado.... more

Kelton Bryce Wood, 74

Kelton Bryce Wood, 74, formerly of Manassa, passed away July 10th, 2018 in the Rio Rancho Center Nursing Home in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, after a long battle with the fatal staph infection known as MRZA which infested an injury to a toe and foot.... more

Philip John Beiriger, 83

Del Norte resident Philip John Beiriger, 83, passed away on July 18, 2018.... more

 

Wanda Dix, 84

Wanda Dix, 84, went to be with the Lord on July 13, 2018.... more

 

Tobias Brandon Duran, 30

Center resident Tobias Brandon Duran, 30, passed away July 19, 2018. ... more

Larry E. Lytle 71

Alamosa Resident Larry E. Lytle 71, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 16, 2018 at Thirty-Mile Campground above Creede Colorado. ... more

Eligio “Lee” Madrid, 90

San Luis resident Eligio “Lee” Madrid, 90, passed away July 19, 2018 at his home under Hospice Care surrounded by his loving family.... more

 

Philip John Beiriger, 83

Del Norte resident Philip John Beiriger, 83, passed away on July 18, 2018. ... more

 

Marcia Van Ry, 72

Marcia Van Ry, age 72, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at her home in Eloy, Ariz. ... more

Jacinta S. Ramos, 43

Jacinta S. Ramos, 43, of Pueblo, CO went to be with the Lord on July 14, 2018. ... more

 

David J. Pacheco

San Pablo resident David J. Pacheco, passed away July 15, 2018.... more

Edker Hamilton Wilson

Well known lifetime Sanford resident, Edker Hamilton Wilson, passed away July 16, 2018 at his home in Sanford, Colorado at the age of 97.... more

Michael Joseph Anthony Chacon

Alamosa resident Michael Joseph Anthony Chacon, passed away July 15, 2018 at his home with his loving family by his side.... more

Michael A. Trujillo, 70

Michael A. Trujillo, born December 27, 1947 to Arlene (now Jaramillo) and Francisco Armenio Trujillo, completed his circle of life in his longtime home on July 11, 2018, in Antonito, the town to which he was fiercely dedicated. ... more

 

Eli Archuleta

Capulin resident Eli Archuleta, passed away July 15, 2018. ... more

 

MacGeorge Bahe, 32

Center resident MacGeorge Bahe, 32, passed away July 13, 2018.... more

Josephine Maksimowicz, 96

Homelake and former South Fork resident, Josephine Maksimowicz, 96, passed away July 14, 2018 at Colorado State Veterans Center at Homelake.... more

James William Farmer, 88

Romeo Colorado resident James William Farmer, 88 joined our heavenly father on July 13, 2018.... more

Peggy Fitzpatrick Tegge, 80

Peggy Fitzpatrick Tegge, 80, California and Colorado resident passed away July 5, 2018.... more

In loving memory of Michael DeHerrera Sunrise 06-03-1948 Sunset 10-07-2017

A Memorial Mass for Mike will be July 23, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Alamosa.... more

Stephen Gregory Manzanares

Stephen Gregory Manzanares entered this world on March 6, 1957 to Miguel F. Manzanares and Aurora B. Gonzales.... more

 

Machiko Johnson, 87

La Veta resident Machiko Johnson, 87, passed away July 12, 2018.... more

Ida Dopp, 92

Ida Dopp, 92, of Salida died July 9, 2018, in her home, surrounded by her family.... more

Willa Lee Dickey, 82

Willa Lee Dickey, 82, passed away on July 6, 2018. She was born on October 14, 1935 in Del Norte, Colorado to Leanord Wellman and Gladys Meyer.... more

Oral Estel Cooper, 91

Oral Estel Cooper, 91, passed away on July 10, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. ... more

 

Michael Trujillo

Arrangements are pending with Romero Funeral Home for Michael Trujillo of Antonito. ... more

 

William Smith

MONTE VISTA — A Celebration of Life will be held on July 27 at Dos Rios in Monte Vista from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., buffet offered, for William Smith. ... more

Robert Clyde Munson, 81

Longtime Romeo resident Robert Clyde Munson, 81, passed away surrounded by family on July 8, 2018 in Pueblo, Colorado.... more

Rafaelita Maez, 91

Saguache resident Rafaelita Maez, 91, passed away July 1, 2018 at the Parkmoore Village Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family. ... more

Jonathan David Lujan, 34

Alamosa and Pueblo resident Jonathan David Lujan, 34, passed away July 2, 2018 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center in Alamosa. ... more

Martha Manzanares, 91

San Luis resident Martha L. Manzanares, 91, passed away June 30, 2018 at her home under Hospice Care with her loving family by her side.... more

Gerald James Carle, 95

Gerald James Carle, 95, longtime resident of Alamosa Colorado, passed away June 30, 2018, surrounded by family in Norwich Connecticut.... more

Wallace J. Peterson February 12, 1931 ~ June 28, 2018

Wallace J. Peterson, our dad, husband, grandpa, and friend was called home June 28, 2018. ... more

Ronald Eugene Smalldridge

Ronald Eugene Smalldridge was born June 29, 1937 to Merlyn Gilsred and Sidney Eugene (McKim) Smalldridge in Nevada, Iowa... more

Loralee Robinson

Loralee Robinson of Manassa passed away June 27, 2018 surrounded by family. ... more

Edith Grace Stephens, 84

Longtime valley resident Edith Grace Stephens, 84, passed away on June 26, 2018. ... more

Vanessa Jessica Whitsett-Frazier, 29

Vanessa Jessica Whitsett-Frazier, 29, Colorado Springs resident passed away on June 17, 2018. ... more

Robert Ruybal

Alamosa resident Robert Ruybal Sr., 79, went to sleep in death in his home on June 24, 2018. ... more

Nancy Prentice, 88

Nancy Prentice, 88, formerly from Monte Vista, Colorado, passed away on April 13, 2018 at Heritage Estates in Gering, Nebraska.... more

Celebration of Life for Joan P. Dimmitt

A celebration of life is scheduled for Joan P. Dimmitt on Monday, July 2, 2018 in Pueblo, Colorado. ... more

Anthony L. Gonzales, 57

Alamosa resident Anthony L. Gonzales, 57, passed away June 22, 2018 at his home under Hospice Care surrounded by his loving family. ... more

Robert Ruybal Sr., 79

Lifetime Alamosa County resident, Robert Ruybal Sr., 79, passed away quietly in his home on June 24, 2018. ... more

Jr. (Eppie) Martinez

Jr. (Eppie) Martinez was married to Laura Chacon Martinez. Services will be at 7 Mile Plaza Catholic Church at 9 a.m. on June 30th.... more

 

Anthony L. Gonzales, 57

Alamosa resident Anthony L. Gonzales, 57, passed away June 22, 2018. ... more

 

Nina Faye DePriest

MONTE VISTA — Memorial Graveside Service for Nina Faye DePriest will be Monday, July 2 2018 at 2 PM at the Monte Vista Cemetery West of Monte Vista and North of Highway 160. ... more

Vanessa Jessica Whitsett-Frazier, 29

Vanessa Jessica Whitsett-Frazier, 29, Colorado Springs resident passed away on June 17, 2018... more

Felix Alfred Maez, 76

San Luis Valley resident-Colorado Springs Colorado resident Felix Alfred Maez, 76, passed away June 19, 2018 in Denver, Colorado at UC Health.... more

Shirley Flynt, 90

Shirley May Nicholson (Flynt) was born on April 9, 1928 in Stockton County of Worcester Maryland.... more

Lewis Nelson Oberrich, 88

Lewis Nelson Oberrich, age 88, passed away at the Schneidmiller House in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. ... more

James G. Cooper

James (Jim) Cooper was born at home in Center, Colorado on August 13, 1925, to Silas Verne and Audra Konence Cooper.... more

Marilyn Cornelius Stafford, 76

Marilyn Cornelius Stafford, 76, was called home to her Lord on June 17, 2018, while surrounded by her loving husband and children.... more

Betty Valdez, 79

Betty Valdez, age 79 of Fort Garland, Colorado passed away on Saturday June 16, 2018. ... more

Lionel E. Espinoza, 74

Romeo resident Lionel E. Espinoza, 74, passed away June 15, 2018 at the family farm in Romeo, doing what he loved. ... more

Lugarda Lucero, 86

Monte Vista resident Lugarda P. Lucero, 86, passed away June 18, 2018 at the San Luis Care Center with her loving family by her side. ... more

 

Marilyn Cornelius Stafford, 76

Alamosa resident Marilyn Cornelius Stafford, 76, passed away on June 17, 2018. ... more

 

Ivan (Harold) Hunter, 73

Ivan (Harold) Hunter, 73, passed away June 13 at Parkview Hospital in Pueblo, Co.... more

Oma Jean Haynie

Having lived a life overflowing with love, family, work, travel, friends and memories, Oma Jean Haynie passed away peacefully on June 10, 2018. ... more

 

Eliseo Ernesto Medina

Eliseo "Lee" Medina of Lakewood, Colorado, passed away on June 10, 2018 in his home after a long battle with cancer.... more

Robert Gail Smith, 93

Ninety-three year old lifelong Manassa resident Robert Gail Smith passed away at home with his family by his side on June 10, 2018. ... more

Wanda Rae Rackham, 79

Wanda Rae Rackham (nee Westbrook), age 79, of Coeur d’Alene, passed away on June 7, 2018 at Hospice of North Idaho Schneidmiller Hospice House. ... more

 

Margaret R. Eden, 89

Margaret R. Eden, 89, of Sun City, Arizona died on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at her home in the Royal Oaks Retirement Community.... more

 

Jacqueline Bear, 68

La Jara resident Jacqueline Bear, 68, passed away June 10, 2018. ... more

 

Josh Gomez, 29

Rifle resident Josh Gomez, 29, passed away June 9, 2018. ... more

Leroy Bennett, 76

LeRoy Bennett, 76, of Del Norte, Colorado, passed away peacefully on June 10, 2018, surrounded by family.... more

Lorene M. Thomas, 76

Antonito resident Lorene M. Thomas (Lorene M. Salazar-Thomas), 76, passed away June 5, 2018, in Antonito, CO with her loving family by her side.... more

Charlotte Day Matheus August 23, 1924 – June 7, 2018

A woman of great faith in God, devotion to the Episcopal Church and love for others has left us. Charlotte was the third daughter of Dr. Roy Joshua and Mildred (Lymon) Day of Alamosa, Colorado.... more

Dorothy Elevinia Romero, 84

Longtime Alamosa resident Dorothy Elevinia Romero, 84, passed away on June 7, 2018. ... more

 

Joyce E. Wright, 74

Joyce Ellen Wright, aged 74, passed away on April 25, 2018 at the Tucson Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona, after a brave struggle with cancer. ... more

 

Adela Juana Romero, 96

Longtime valley resident Adela Juana Romero, 96, passed away on June 5, 2018. ... more

Faye E. Gibson, 70

Faye E. Gibson, 70, was called home to her Heavenly Father on June 5, 2018 while surrounded by her loving family.... more

Claude Stephen Radford, 71

Alamosa, CO resident Claude S. Radford was called to the Lord on June 5, 2018.... more

Ernest Herman Samora, 80

Lifetime Monte Vista resident Ernest Herman Samora, 80, passed away on June 3, 2018. ... more

Eva Opal Hale, 88

Longtime San Luis Valley resident Eva Opal Hale, 88, passed away May 31, 2018 at the Colorado State Veterans Center at Homelake.... more

Alfred Claudio Medina, 77

Longtime South Fork resident Alfred Claudio Medina, 77, passed away on June 1, 2018. ... more

John (Jake) Gonzales, 59

John (Jake) Gonzales, 59, of Center Colorado went to be with the lord in the late night of May 25, 2018 comfortable at his home surrounded by his loved ones.... more

The Honorable Patrick Henry Hayes, Jr., 58

South Fork resident The Honorable Patrick Henry Hayes, Jr., 58, passed away on May 29, 2018 at his home under the care of Hospice Del Valle.... more

Vita Maestas, 90

Alamosa resident Vita Maestas, 90, passed away May 29, 2018.... more

 

Ernest Benjamin Vigil, 58

Ernie Vigil, 58, of Denver passed away unexpectedly on Monday (May 21, 2018) at Lutheran Hospital.... more

Betty Joyce Hughes, 75

Betty Joyce Hughes, 75, of Center Colorado, passed away May 24th, 2018 in Monte Vista, Colorado.... more

Thomas "Tom" James Velasquez, 61

Alamosa resident Thomas "Tom" James Velasquez, 61, passed away May 25, 2018 at Parkview Medical Center with his loving family by his side.... more

 

Betty Jo Croft, 79

Longtime Alamosa resident Betty Jo Croft, 79, passed away May 24, 2018 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center in Alamosa.... more

Silverio (Silver) Gurule, 79

Silverio (Silver) Gurule, 79, Alamosa, CO, passed away on May 25, 2018.... more

Jose Francisco Archuleta (73) 24 Oct. 1944 - 15 May 2018

Joe Frank Archuleta of Medanales, NM passed away at UNM Hospital in Albuquerque, NM.... more

Rev. Lawrence “Larry” Alden Moore Sr., 73

Rev. Lawrence “Larry” Alden Moore Sr., 73, of Alamosa, Co., went home to be with the Lord on May 20, 2018.... more

Anton Caswell Balcomb, 76

Anton Caswell Balcomb, age 76, passed away peacefully May 21, 2018 with loving family by his side. ... more

Jose Jr. Acosta, 31

Jose Jr. Acosta, 31, of Monte Vista CO passed away May 20, 2018.... more

Herbert Leon Lanier, 59

Herbert Leon Lanier, 59, passed away on May 19, 2018. He was born on April 5, 1959.... more

Jose I. Rodriguez, 78

Alamosa resident Jose I. Rodriguez, 78, passed away May 22, 2018 peacefully at his home with his loving family by his side.... more

 

Lois Arlene Weldon

A memorial service will be held for Lois Arlene Weldon on Friday, May 25th at 10:00 a.m. at the United Church of La Jara, 522 Walnut.... more

Fay A. (Burd) McBride, 103

Longtime Monte Vista resident Fay A. (Burd) McBride, 103, passed away on May 20, 2018. ... more

Lee Vianez Quintana “Payaso Loco”, 37

Alamosa resident Lee Vianez Quintana “Payaso Loco”, 37, passed away May 17, 2018 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center with his loving family by his side. ... more

 

Mabel Ann Chappel Werner, 99

Ann Werner was born in Denver, Colorado to Willard Barnett Chappel and Mary Louise Richards Chappel. She died in Wheat Ridge, Colorado shortly after suffering a stroke at her nursing home.... more

 

Leona Lorene “Fishy” Fish, 73

Leona Lorene “Fishy” Fish, 73, of La Jara, Colorado passed away peacefully at the SLV Regional Medical Center Tuesday, May 8, 2018.... more

Cherryl Renee Vega-Ruiz, 31

Alamosa resident Cherryl Renee Vega-Ruiz, 31, passed away May 11, 2018.... more

Cordelia (Cordy) Garcia Montano

Cordelia loved life and had a smile for everyone. ... more

Dorothy A. Jones, 89

Dorothy A. Jones went to be with the Lord and her loved ones on April 25, 2018 at her home in Alamosa, CO, where she lived with her son Craig and daughter in law Trish. ... more

James (Jim) Cooper, 92

James (Jim) Cooper was born at home in Center, Colorado, August 13, 1925, to Silas Verne and Audra Konence Cooper.... more

Samuel Lloyd Smith, 75

Longtime Monte Vista resident Samuel Lloyd Smith, 75, passed away on May 10, 2018. ... more

Joaquin Lujan, 27

Alamosa resident Joaquin Lujan, 27, passed away May 10, 2018.... more

Jeff Grimwood, 49

Jeff Grimwood was born August 22, 1968 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to his mothers Linda Walker and Patricia Cook, Father Morris Eugene Grimwood.... more

 

Perry Ross Purdue

It is with great sadness that the family of Perry Ross Purdue announces his passing on Thursday May 3, 2018 at the age of 63.... more

Clorinda Rodriguez

San Luis resident Clorinda Casilda Rodriguez, 97, passed away May 9, 2018 at the San Luis Care Center with her loving family by her side.... more

Elizabeth “Bea” Steffens, 97

Monte Vista resident Elizabeth “Bea” Steffens, 97, passed peacefully into the presence of the Lord on April 26, 2018 surrounded by her family.... more

 

Jean Garrett

Jean Garrett was born in July 6, 1924 in Stillwater, Oklahoma, the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B.A. Pratt. ... more

 

Brenda Jean Gutierrez

Brenda Jean Gutierrez passed away on April 28, 2018 at San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center... more

Richard Jason (Oso) Martinez, 45

Richard Jason (Oso) Martinez, 45, of Monte Vista CO passed away on May 6, 2018.... more

 

M. Latrelle Getz Roark

There will be a Celebration of Life for Latrelle on May 12, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at the Monte Vista Cemetery.... more

Bernice Rodriguez, 77

Center resident Bernice Rodriguez, 77, passed away May 8, 2018. ... more

Gilda Steffens

Gilda Steffens was born November 6, 1947 in Childress Texas.... more

Orlando L. Taylor, 82

San Pablo resident Orlando L. Taylor, 82, passed away May 6, 2018 at his home under Hospice Care with his loving family by his side. ... more

Arnold Quintana

La Jara resident Arnold Anthony Quintana, 73, passed away May 5, 2018 at the Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, with his loving family by his side.... more

Lois Arlene Weldon, 83

Long time La Jara community member, Lois Arlene Weldon, passed away on April 28th while under Hospice care throughout this year with her son and daughter-in-law, Matthew and Minda Weldon, in their home in Austin TX.... more

Rick (Yogi) Chacon, 60

Rick (Yogi) Chacon, 60, passed away April 21, 2018 in Colorado Springs.... more

Colt Cline and Clay Lee Reynolds, 31

Colt Cline and Clay Lee Reynolds, 31, passed away on April 27, 2018.... more

Mitchell Ray Powell, 60

Alamosa resident Mitchell Ray Powell, 60, passed away on April 20, 2018.... more

Filomena Florence (Mena) Archuleta, 93

Lifetime Alamosa resident Filomena Florence (Mena) Archuleta, 93, earned her angel wings on April 26, 2018.... more

Carl Edwin Woodruff, 100

South Fork resident Carl Edwin Woodruff, 100, passed away on April 26, 2018 at the Colorado State Veterans Center at Homelake.... more

Floyd “Glenn” Stewart, 82

Longtime Center resident Floyd “Glenn” Stewart, 82, passed away on April 27, 2018.... more

Rita Vialpando, 71

Center resident Rita Vialpando, 71, passed away April 27, 2018. ... more

David Cordova, 79

Garcia resident David Cordova, 79, passed away April 26, 2018 at his home under Hospice care with his loving family by his side. ... more

Rex Allen Shaw, 47

Rex Allen Shaw, 47, passed away on April 24, 2018.... more

Edna Mae (Cunico) Kelloff

Edna Mae (Cunico) Kelloff departed this life on April 21, 2018 in Phoenix, AZ. ... more

 

Patricia Sue Riggenbach, 73

Longtime Monte Vista resident Patricia Sue Riggenbach, 73, passed away on April 22, 2018.... more

Helen Wetherill, 65

Alamosa resident Helen Wetherill, 65, passed away on April 23, 2018.... more

Nathan Espinosa “Nate,” 35

Monte Vista, Colorado resident Nathan Espinosa “Nate” 35, passed away April 15, 2018 in Pueblo Colorado.... more

Dylan Michael Vittoria, 24

Mosca, Colorado resident and former Portland, Oregon resident, Dylan Michael Vittoria, 24, passed away in a car accident on April 18, 2018.... more

David “Beto” A. Trujillo, 75

Manassa resident David “Beto” A. Trujillo, 75, passed away April 19, 2018 at his home under Hospice Care with his loving family by his side. ... more

Alice Elizabeth Fringer, 92

Longtime valley resident Alice Elizabeth Fringer, 92, passed away on April 19, 2018. ... more

Jerry Dean “Deano” Maldonado, 54

Jerry Dean “Deano” Maldonado, 54, a lifelong resident of Blanca, CO joined Jesus on April 15, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.... more

Bonnie Jo Nusbaum

Bonnie Jo Nusbaum Red Lodge Montana, December 1, 1950 – March 6, 2018... more

Donald Churchill Stephens

Donald Churchill Stephens was born in Alamosa, Colorado on March 22, 1955 to Gary and Betty Stephens. ... more

Duane T. Lopez, 63

La Jara resident Duane T. Lopez, 63, passed away April 14, 2018. ... more

Lorrayne Jane Garcia, 75

Alamosa resident Lorrayne Jane Garcia, 75, passed away April 17, 2018.... more

Richard Eugene Parker, 78

Longtime Alamosa resident Richard Eugene Parker, 78, passed away at the Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Pueblo, Colorado on April 16, 2018.... more

 

Jeremy Rod Jiron, 35

Jeremy Rod Jiron, 35, passed away on March 17, 2018.... more

 

Kathryn Jo Wiseman, 58

Kathryn passed away on April 7, 2018 at home in Eaton, CO.... more

Daniel Ben Garcia, 77

San Luis resident Daniel Ben Garcia, 77, passed away April 15, 2018. ... more

 

Steve Medina, 75

San Luis resident Steve Medina, 75, passed away April 13, 2018.... more

William Edgar Hughes, Jr., 79

William Edgar Hughes, Jr., 79, passed away on April 15, 2018 at the Monte Vista Estates in Monte Vista. ... more

Nancy Prentice, 88

Nancy Prentice, 88, formerly from Monte Vista, Colorado, passed away on April 13, 2018 at Heritage Estates in Gering, Nebraska.... more

Dorothy Kinsell

Dorothy Kinsell, former long time resident of Monte Vista, Colorado, went to be with her heavenly father on April 9, 2018.... more

Trinidad J. “Trini” Maestas, 67

La Jara resident Trinidad J. “Trini” Maestas, 67, passed away at his home in La Jara and under Hospice care on April 13, 2018. ... more

Thomas Medina, 71

Thomas Medina was born on Dec. 21, 1946 to Joe Procopio “El Chota” Medina and Eufelia “Felix” Naranjo Medina in MV, CO. ... more

 

Barbara Mondragon

Barbara Ruth Ann Mondragon (Trujillo), passed peacefully in her sleep Sunday April 8, 2018.... more

Stephen J Horwath, 59

Stephen J Horwath, 59, passed away Wednesday, March 14th, 2018.... more

Corinne Lila Sandoval Archuleta

Corinne Archuleta was born in Mogote Colorado on April 12, 1935. Daughter of Gabriel Sandoval and Lila Valdez Sandoval... more

Donna June (Hostetter) Mortensen

Donna June (Hostetter) Mortensen, was born on June 23, 1928, and died April 9, 2018, surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness.... more

Linda Hale

Linda passed away Monday March 26, 2018 at her home surrounded by a loving and caring support system. ... more

Roberto Delgado, Jr., 15

Monte Vista resident Roberto Delgado, Jr., 15, passed away on April 8, 2018. ... more

Feliberto “Phil” Salazar

Antonito resident Feliberto Salazar, 97, passed away April 9, 2018 at his home under Hospice Care with his loving family by his side.... more

Homer Dale Lewis

Homer Dale Lewis was born on October 6, 1933, and passed on Saturday April 7, 2018. ... more

Andrew “Cogie” Cordero, 63

Andrew Cordero who was known by his nickname ‘Cogie’ passed away February 15th, 2018 with his sister Tricia by his side while under the care of Pikes Peak Hospice in Colorado Springs.... more

Johnny A. Casteel, 70

San Luis resident Johnny A. Casteel, 70, passed away April 5, 2018 at his home with his loving family by his side. ... more

 

Lila Ruth Pittman

Lila Pittman died on March 21, 2018 in Denver, CO. She was 77 years old.... more

Thomas J. Peña Sr. 66

Thomas J. Peña Sr. 66, of Del Norte passed away on April 3, 2018. He was born in Del Norte Co to Joe P. Peña and Josephine Peña.... more

Carlotta Maria Naranjo-Amador

Carlotta Maria Naranjo-Amador was born at home on May 29, 1939, in Alamosa, CO, to Antonio Nerio Felipe Naranjo, and Maria Encarnacion Trujillo-Naranjo.... more

Kent (Bub) Lewis Poole, 77

Twenty-Five year resident Kent (Bub) Lewis Poole, 77, passed away March 24, 2018 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center. ... more

Roberta Inez Oaks, 94

Roberta Inez Oaks, 94, passed away in Alamosa, Colorado at the San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. ... more

AnneMarie Kimberling Stone

It is with great sadness that the family of AnneMarie Kimberling Stone announce her sudden passing on Saturday, March 31st 2018 at age 50 in Littleton, CO.... more

Seyah Mary Heineman, 89

Seyah M. Heineman, 89, passed away April 2, 2018 at Renown Hospital in Reno, NV.... more

Betty Carolyn Harmsen, 91

Betty Carolyn Harmsen, 91, passed away at The Bridge Assisted Living Facility in Alamosa, Colorado on March 30, 2018.... more

Maria “Vigy” Barela, 71

Maria “Vigy” Barela, 71, went home to be with the Lord on March 28, 2018.... more

Soveida M. Ozawa

Alamosa resident Soveida M. “Ada” Ozawa, 87, passed away on March 31, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. ... more

Albert F. Mondragon, 91

San Pablo resident Albert F. Mondragon, 91, passed away on March 28, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.... more

 

Maria “Vigy” Barela, 71

Maria “Vigy” Barela, 71, former resident of La Jara, Colorado, passed away March 28, 2018, in Denver, Colorado.... more

Vera Hamilton, 95

La Jara resident Vera Hamilton, 95, passed away on March 23, 2018 at her son’s home in Monte Vista, Colorado.... more

 

Antonio Cloyde Garcia, 89

Antonio Cloyde Garcia, 89, passed away at the San Luis Care Center in Alamosa, Colorado on March 27, 2018.... more

Gerald Creery, 86

Gerald Creery passed away quickly and peacefully the evening of March 23, 2018 in Spanish Fork, Utah.... more

Santiago Herman Valdez (Jim), 80

Santiago Herman Valdez (Jim), 80, of Denver, CO, passed away on March 10, 2018 in Denver Hospice, Lowry, Colo.... more

Pauline Frances Bond, 86

Pauline Frances (Heavner) Bond’s faith became sight on March 25, 2018 when she passed from this life into Heaven.... more

Hubert "Snuffy" "Jack" Smith, 98

Longtime Manassa resident Hubert “Snuffy” “Jack” Smith, 98, passed away peacefully March 25, 2018 at the Colorado State Veterans Center at Homelake.... more

Viola “Vi” Maria Peña, 87

Viola “Vi” Maria Peña, age 87, a resident of Los Lunas, NM, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 9, 2017. ... more

Ella “Mae” Noffsinger 1934 - 2018

Ella Mae Noffsinger, with her faithful dog Misty at her side, passed away March 22, 2018, after a life well lived. ... more

Edna Joan Parker, 76

Longtime Alamosa resident Edna Joan Parker, 76, passed away March 22, 2018 at the Penrose St. Francis Hospital in Colorado Springs. ... more

Joel Anderson, 85

Alamosa resident Joel Anderson, 85, passed away March 22, 2018 at the St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, Colorado.... more

 

Betty Ruth Martin, 86

Valley resident Betty Ruth Martin, said goodbye to this world and entered into eternal rewards prepared for her in Heaven on March 19, 2018.... more

 

Jesse Russell

Jesse Russell-Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 10 a.m. in the Adams State University theater-Main Stage, Alamosa.... more

Ricky L. Manzanares “Califas,” 52

Ricky L. Manzanares “Califas,” 52, died March 17th, 2018 in Monte Vista, CO. ... more

Jeremy Rod Jiron, 35

Jeremy Rod Jiron, 35, passed away on March 17, 2018. ... more

Louise Sowards, 71

Louise Sowards was born June 20, 1946 in Alamosa, Colorado to Henry and Helen Bolger.... more

Vivian J. Gonzales, 48

Monte Vista resident Vivian J. Gonzales, 48, passed away on March 16, 2018 at her home in Monte Vista.... more

Thomas Medina, 71

Alamosa resident Thomas Medina, 71, passed away March 16, 2018.... more

Bobbie Jean Fletcher, 44

Antonito resident Bobbie Jean Fletcher, 44, passed away March 14, 2018.... more

 

Stephen J. Horwath III, 59

Monte Vista resident Stephen J. Horwath III, 59, passed away on March 14, 2018. ... more

Samantha Olivia Nusbaum, 16

La Garita Resident Samantha Olivia Nusbaum, 16, passed away on March 13, 2018.... more

Joseph Gregory “Greg” Salazar, 65

Joseph Gregory “Greg” Salazar, entered into rest peacefully at his home in La Junta where he was surrounded by his family members and fur babies.... more

Gladys Lucille Archer, 94

Lifetime Monte Vista resident Gladys Lucille Archer, 94, passed away in the Monte Vista Estates on March 13, 2018.... more

 

Nancy S. Arney, 82

Former long-time Alamosa resident, Nancy Arney, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and grew up in Exeter, New Hampshire. ... more

Steve M. Marquez, 48

Steve M. Marquez, 48, of Pueblo, CO passed away on March 9, 2018.... more

Betty Lou Thorpe, 88

Betty Curtis-Thorpe, 88, Alamosa, passed away on March 6, 2018, at the Alamosa hospital.... more

 

Ronald Earle Goodman, 67

A Celebration of Life will be held for Ronald Earle Goodman, 67, on his birthday, March 16, 2018, at 3 p.m. at the Alamosa Christian Church.... more

David Russell McCallister, 87

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

Kiyoshi Kay Shioshita, 93

Kiyoshi Kay Shioshita, 93, passed away at his home in Blanca, Colorado, on December 18, 2017.... more

Gerald Irwin Marquez, 67

Monte Vista resident Gerald Irwin Marquez, 67, passed away on March 11, 2018.... more

 

M. Latrelle Getz Roark, 84

M. Latrelle Getz Roark, 84, passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. ... more

 

Ardith Marie Hufman Gifford, 62

Ardith was born November 10, 1955 in Seoul, Korea and passed away February 18, 2018. ... more

Patricia May Trujillo, 84

Patricia May Trujillo, 84, went to be with her Heavenly Father, February 10, 2018.... more

Jose Antonio "Tony" Garcia, 88

Monte Vista resident Jose Antonio “Tony” Garcia passed away on March 10, 2018.... more

Rose Marie A. Sierra, 74

Alamosa resident Rose Marie Ann Sierra, 74, passed away March 8, 2018 at her home under Hospice Care with her loving family by her side. ... more

Shirley Ann Washington, 82

Shirley Ann Washington, 82, passed away on the morning of March 3, 2018 after a 8 year battle with Alzheimer’s. ... more

Joe C. Trujillo, 91

On March 4th at approximately 13:50 hours military time, a loving humble heart stopped beating.... more

 

George Fredrick Gallegos, 84

Romeo resident George Fredrick Gallegos, 84, passed away March 4, 2018 at his home with his loving family right by his side.... more

Donald Ray Waller, 82

Donald Ray Waller, 82, of Monte Vista, Colorado passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at River Valley Inn Nursing Home.... more

 

Eddie Paul McCormick, 62

Eddie Paul McCormick, 62, of Florence, CO died Thursday, February 22, 2018.... more

Marjorie "Mickey" Lee Clare, 101

Marjorie "Mickey" Lee Clare, 101, passed away on March 1, 2018.... more

 

Andrew Cordero, 63

Under hospice care Andrew "Cogie" Cordero exhaled his last breath on Thursday, February 15th with his sister Tricia by his side.... more

Dale Howard Fall, 89

Dale Howard Fall passed away peacefully on February 27, 2018 in Monte Vista, Colorado. ... more

 

Thomas Patrick Conroy, 83

Thomas Patrick Conroy, 83, passed away at the Rio Grande Hospital on February 27, 2018. ... more

Jadyn Kylie Quintana, 18

Antonito Resident Jadyn Kylie Quintana passed away February 26, 2018.... more

Janet Rebecca Gallegos, 70

Manassa resident Janet Rebecca Gallegos, 70, passed away February 26, 2018 at her home with her loving family at her side. ... more

 

Lorraine L. Ruybal, 63

Alamosa resident Lorraine L. Ruybal, 63, passed away on February 22, 2018. ... more

Viola Mondragon, 80

Viola Mondragon, 80, of Santa Fe, NM was called to rest on Friday, February 23, 2018.... more

Howard Lee James, 85

Howard was a resident of the San Luis Valley Care Center for the last twenty years.... more

Maria (Lala) Eulalia Esquibel, 75

Maria (Lala) Eulalia Esquibel went to be with the Lord on February 21, 2018 in Denver.... more

Frances M. Perez, 76

Former longtime Monte Vista resident Frances Perez, 76, passed away February 17, 2018 at her home in Albuquerque, N.M. with her loving family by her side. ... more

Leland Roy McDaniel, 89

Leland Roy McDaniel, 89, passed away at the Evergreen Nursing Home in Alamosa, Colorado on Saturday, February 17, 2018.... more

Virginia Marie Silva, 66

Monte Vista Resident Virginia Marie Silva, 66, passed away on February 18, 2018. ... more

Mark Steven Bisel, 65

Alamosa resident Mark Steven Bisel, 65, passed away on February 15, 2018. ... more

 

Mark Damian Lopez, 52

Alamosa resident Mark Damian Lopez, 52, passed away on February 16, 2018.... more

Casey Lee Salazar, 63

Casey Lee Salazar was born December 7, 1954. ... more

Wayne Edward Nelms, 87

Wayne Edward Nelms was born December 29, 1930 in Mattoon, Illinois. ... more

Richard J. Gilbreth, 91

Richard J. Gilbreth, 91, took his last ride on the “Orange Blossom Special” as it left the station on February 14, 2018.... more

Carol E. Chacon, 80

Alamosa resident Carol E. Chacon, 80, passed away February 16, 2018 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center with her loving family by her side.... more

Amanda King, 38

Amanda Mae King, 38, of Alamosa, passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018.... more

Dale Allen Ruff, 54

Longtime Manassa resident Dale Allen Ruff, 54, died February 15, 2018 at his home in Manassa.... more

Stella Mary Aragon, 94

San Luis resident Stella Mary Aragon, 94, passed away February 9, 2018 at the Rio Grande Inn Nursing Home in La Jara with her loving family by her side. ... more

Carlos A. Archuleta, 32

Carlos A. Archuleta, 32, of Monte Vista died on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. ... more

Leroy Jesse Archuleta, 58

Ft. Garland resident Leroy Jesse Archuleta, 58, passed away February 12, 2018 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. ... more

Robert “Chale” Gonzales, 82

Long time Monte Vista resident Robert “Chale” Gonzales, 82 passed away February 10, 2018 in his home surrounded by his loving family.... more

Marie Pellegrino Pacileo, 89

Marie Pellegrino Pacileo, 89, of North Haven, formerly of East Haven for many years, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at her home with her family by her side.... more

Eugene Earl Yohn, 69

Lifetime Alamosa resident Eugene Earl Yohn, 69, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on February 11, 2018 at the San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center in Alamosa.... more

Marilyn A. Beiriger, 64

Marilyn A. Beiriger, 64, of Durango, CO passed away on February 2, 2018.... more

Rodney Leonard Jiron, 58

Rodney Jiron 58 years old passed away on January 12, 2018 in Denver Colorado under hospice care. ... more

 

Stella Aragon, 94

La Jara resident Stella Aragon, 94, passed away February 9, 2018.... more

Rockard E. Finley Jr., 88

Rockard E. Finley Jr., 88, of Monte Vista, CO passed away on February 4, 2018.... more

Arthur T. Valdez, 83

Born December 24, 1934, Del Norte, Colorado to Jose Isaac and Aurelia Maria DuPont Valdez.... more

 

Martha Faustina Martinez, 88

San Pablo resident Martha Faustina Martinez, 88, passed away February 7, 2018. ... more

Galen Dodd Ginther (The Bear)

Galen Dodd Ginther (The Bear), passed away comfortably at his home on Jan. 29 2018. ... more

Tad Carpenter, 82

Tad Carpenter, 82, passed away on February 7, 2018. ... more

Kenneth “Kenny” Richard Sanchez, 66

Longtime and well known valley resident Kenneth “Kenny” Richard Sanchez, 66, died February 4, 2018 in Monte Vista. ... more

 

Donald Ray Waller, 82

Longtime Monte Vista resident Donald Ray Waller, 82, passed away on February 1, 2018... more

Mary C. Springer, 102

Mary C. Springer, 102, of Del Norte, Colo., died Feb. 3, 2018.... more

Melvin Eugene Getz, 84

Melvin Eugene Getz died on February 5, 2018 in Moab, Utah.... more

 

Benny Martinez, 73

Del Norte resident Benny Martinez, 73, passed away February 3, 2018.... more

Doris Irene Jackson, 89

Doris Irene Jackson passed away peacefully at her home in Monte Vista, Colorado on February 2, 2018 and was received into the presence of the Lord.... more

Jennie F. Espinoza, 97

La Jara resident Jennie F. Espinoza, 97, passed away February 3, 2018 at the Rio Grande Inn with her loving family by her side.... more

Marie Viola Barela, 87

Center resident Marie Viola Barela, 87, passed away February 4, 2018. ... more

Mike Byrn Green, 73

Mike Byrn Green, 73, of Alamosa, Colorado, passed away at his home on January 30, 2018. ... more

Evan Glenn Crowther, 89

“Work hard”, “play ball”, “do your best”, “family comes first”, and “let that be a good lesson to you.”... more

Derrick K. Velasquez, 47

Derrick K. Velasquez, age 47, a resident of Albuquerque, NM, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018.... more

Elfego Flores, 66

Capulin resident Elfego Flores, 66, passed away January 27, 2018 at his home peacefully surrounded by his loving family.... more

Roger Lee Cavaliere, 63

Roger Lee Cavaliere was born on March 20, 1954 in Alamosa, Colorado.... more

Jessica Martinez, 35

Monte Vista resident Jessica Martinez, 35, passed away January 27, 2018.... more

Felipe Olivarez, 75

Alamosa resident Felipe Olivarez, 75, passed away January 27, 2018 at his home in Alamosa. ... more

 

Concepcion G. Salas, 97

Alamosa resident Concepcion G. Salas, 97, passed away peacefully January 26, 2018 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center with her loving family by her side. ... more

Maria “Tachi” Angelina Martinez, 69

Maria “Tachi” Angelina Martinez, 69, passed away on January 26, 2018 in Del Norte, Colorado. ... more

Patricia L. Schaefer, 87

Longtime Monte Vista resident, Patricia L. Schaefer, 87, passed away on January 25, 2018. ... more

Anna J. Miani, 85

Alamosa resident Anna J. Miani, 85, passed away January 22, 2018 at the Rio Grande Hospital with her loving family by her side.... more

Georgia Wiseman

Georgia Wiseman (nee Alexander) lost her battle against the ravages of Alzheimer’s disease on December 20, 2017 at Silverado, Costa Mesa, California. ... more

 

Janet Joyce Collins, 65

Antonito resident Janet Joyce Collins, 65, died January 21, 2018 at The Bridge at Alamosa assisted living facility, after a long battle with a neurological disorder.... more

Ernest John Stoeber, 94

Monte Vista resident Ernest John Stoeber, age 94, passed away peacefully at his home January 21, 2018. ... more

Florine Archuleta, 60

Florine Archuleta passed on to be with the Lord on Dec. 28, 2017 at the age of 60.... more

Curtis Lynn McKnight, 50

Alamosa resident, Curtis Lynn McKnight, 50, passed away peacefully at home on December 25, 2017.... more

Tommy Christopher Baroz, 51

Tommy Christopher Baroz, 51, was born in La Jara, Colorado and passed away January 18, 2018 at the San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family and friends.... more

William Herbert Smith, 63

William H. Smith (or Bill as he was sometimes called) was born November 22, 1955 in Alamosa, Colorado and passed away Jan 8 at St David's Hospital in Round Rock, Tx. He... more

 

Greg Schor, 62

Former Valley resident Greg Schor passed away on Wednesday, January 10 at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital in Pueblo... more

Margaret Howard McGuinn Teckenbrock, 90

Margaret Howard McGuinn Teckenbrock died peacefully January 13th, 2018 at the age of 90, surrounded by her family. ... more

Kingsbury Pitcher, 98

Kingsbury Pitcher, aka Bill Pitcher, aka Pitch died in his sleep December 29, 2017 in Santa Fe New Mexico.... more

Ronald Earle Goodman, 67

Ronald Earle Goodman, 67, entered eternal rest on January 9, 2018 in Winfield, Missouri at his oldest son’s home.... more

A. Jayson E. Chavez, 61

A. Jayson E. Chavez, 61, Alamosa resident passed away January 5, 2018 at his Home in Alamosa.... more

Beth Ellen Pace

Beth Ellen Pace passed away on December 10, 2017 in Monte Vista, Colorado.... more

Austin Joe Farris Jr., 56

Longtime San Luis Valley resident Austin Joe Farris Jr., 56 passed away peacefully with family and friends by his side January 08, 2018 at the Pikes Peak Hospice Unit in the Penrose St. Francis Hospital, Colorado Springs, CO.... more

 

Linton Charles Bowers, 88

Valley resident Linton Charles Bowers, 88, passed away on January 9, 2018... more

Della Jaramillo, 57

Manassa resident Della Jaramillo, 57, passed away January 9, 2018 at her home.... more

Orlando Encarnación Chacon, 86

Orlando Encarnación Chacon, 86 was called to be with the Lord on Thursday January 4, 2018. ... more

Gasper Blea

Gasper Blea went into God’s arms on January 8, 2018. ... more

Christopher Echols, 30

Ft. Garland resident Christopher Echols, 30, passed away January 8, 2018. ... more

Flora Bethe

Never again will Flora Bethe’s family and friends be greeted with a smile and as big a hug as her small but strong frame could manage. ... more

Max Atencio, 95

Del Norte resident Max Atencio, 95, passed away January 8, 2018 at the Rio Grande Hospital with his loving family by his side. ... more

Ell Margaret Hawkins, 84

Ell Margaret Hawkins, 84, passed away on January 6, 2018, in St George, Utah. ... more

Elsie J. Martinez, 54

Elsie J. Martinez, 54, of Pueblo, joined her heavenly Father on January 4, 2018. ... more

Frieda Romero, 91

Antonito resident Frieda Romero, 91, passed away January 6, 2018 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center with her loving family by her side. ... more

Orlando Encarnacion Chacon, 86

Orlando Encarnacion Chacon, 86, passed away at the Rio Grande Inn on January 4, 2018. ... more

Chris D. Manzanares, 55

Chris D. Manzanares, 55, died January 2, 2018 at the hospital in Alamosa, Colorado. ... more

Leonard Lloyd Archuleta, 59

Leonard Lloyd Archuleta, 59, passed away on January 1, 2018. ... more

 

Lynette Welsh, 61

Lynette Welsh, 61, passed away on January 3, 2018 at her home.... more

Xander Lee Shimamoto, 11

Xander Lee Shimamoto, 11, came into this world on March 29, 2006 in Pueblo, Colorado.... more

Bertha Velarde, 60

Alamosa resident Bertha Ann Velarde, 60, passed away January 3, 2018 at her home with her loving family by her side. ... more

Vivian “Borrado” Noel DeLuna, 88

Vivian “Borrado” Noel DeLuna, 88, was born on May 15, 1929 and went to be with the Lord on December 31, 2017.... more

Jill Ann Dunn, 64

Jill Ann Dunn, 64, died in her home on December 22, 2017 in Manassa, CO.... more

Erasto "Eddie" Velasquez, 76

Capulin resident Erasto "Eddie" Velasquez, 76, passed away December 29,2017.... more

Eugene Franklin Gowdy, 75

Eugene Franklin Gowdy, 75, from Sanford Colorado, passed away at his home on December 29th, 2017, after an extended illness.... more

Lucy Ruybal-Valdez, 97

Antonito resident Lucy Ruybal-Valdez, 97, passed away on December 26, 2017.... more

Pablo Molina Anchondo, 87

Blanca resident Pablo Molina Anchondo, 87, passed away December 29, 2017 at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center with his loving family by his side. ... more

Doris “Pauline” Baxter Moore, 94

Doris “Pauline” Baxter Moore, 94, died December 27, 2017 in Del Norte. ... more

Maria Ernestina “Tina” Mondragon, 80

La Jara resident Maria Ernestina “Tina” Mondragon, 80, passed away December 28, 2017 at her home in La Jara.... more

Mary Jane Gallegos, 85

Manassa resident Mary Jane Gallegos, 85, passed away on December 27, 2017 with her loving family by her side.... more

Robert Harold “Fred” Frederick, 74

Robert Harold “Fred” Frederick, 74, passed away on December 25, 2017. ... more

Jeremy Lee Lucas Ruybal, 41

Alamosa resident Jeremy Lee Lucas Ruybal, 41, passed away December 21, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family.... more

Jesse Russell

Jesse Russell died unexpectedly Christmas morning. ... more

 

Jill Ann Dunn, 64

Manassa resident Jill Ann Dunn, 64, passed away in her home on December 22, 2017.... more

 

Ronald J. Pearce 81

Ronald J. Pearce 81, of Center Colorado passed away peacefully at home on December 21, 2017. ... more

Lt. Colonel Randy Velasquez, 49

Alamosa resident Lt. Colonel Randy Velasquez, 49, passed away December 17, 2017 in Germany. ... more

 

Kenneth Jones, 64

Alamosa resident Kenneth Jones, 64, passed away December 18, 2017.... more

Dr. Robert T. “Doc” Wallendorff, 86

Dr. Robert T. “Doc” Wallendorff, 86, of Rock Springs passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs.... more

Randolph “Randy” Mellott, 66

Lifetime Del Norte resident Randolph “Randy” Mellott, 66, passed away peacefully at home on December 17, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. ... more

Brian David Inglis, 32

Brian David Inglis was born to David and Cindy Inglis on November 7, 1985, in Colorado Springs, CO.... more

Lucy V. Salazar, 90

Lucy Salazar, 90 well know and lifelong resident of La Jara passed away December 17th at San Luis Valley Health surrounded by her loving family.... more

Cayetano Gutierrez, 90

Monte Vista resident Cayetano Gutierrez, 90, passed away December 16, 2017 at the River Valley Inn Nursing Home surrounded by his loving family.... more

Edith “Tommy” Davis, 90

Long-time Valley resident Edith “Tommy” Davis passed away December 12, 2017 at the Rio Grande Hospital in Del Norte, CO, surrounded by her family.... 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

Damien Zambrano, 15

Capulin resident Damien Zambrano, passed away December 17, 2017. ... more

 

Kiyoshi Kay Shioshita, 93

Kiyoshi Kay Shioshita, 93, passed away at his home on December 18, 2017.... more

 

Ida Marie Sackett, 93

Alamosa resident, Ida Marie Sackett, 93, died December 16, 2017 at the San Luis Care Center.... more

Martha Roybal, 79

Alamosa resident Martha Mary Ruybal, 79, passed away December 14, 2017 with her loving family by her side.... more

Filemon “Lionel” Salazar, 66

Filemon “Lionel” Salazar, 66, of Alamosa went to be in eternal peace with the Almighty on December 8, 2017. ... more

 

Victor O. Martinez, 90

La Jara resident Victor Orlando Martinez, 90, passed away December 12, 2017 at the Rio Grande Inn Nursing Home with his loving family by his side.... more

Ellen N. Trujillo Villarreal

Antonito resident Ellen N. Trujillo Villarreal, 74, passed away December 12, 2017 at her home with her loving family by her side.... more

 

Dora M Garcia

Dora M Garcia passed away at her home on Friday, December 8, 2017 after a lengthy illness.... more

Charles Bud “Chuck” Sumner, Sr.,

Alamosa resident Charles Bud “Chuck” Sumner, Sr., passed away on December 10, 2017.... more

 

Eloise Peterson

Lifetime Conejos County resident Eloise Peterson passed away December 9, 2017 at the San Luis Valley Health Conejos County Hospital in La Jara.... more

Jeannette Tomlinson, 101

Jeannette Tomlinson, 101 years young, was welcomed home by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 7th in Del Norte.... more

 

Wayne “H 11” Nelson Crowther, 84

Longtime valley resident Wayne “H 11” Nelson Crowther, 84, passed away peacefully on December 10, 2017 at the St. Mary Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo.... 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

Polinario Epifanio Lucero, 90

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

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

Felix Gallegos, 83

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

Miguel Antonio Barela, 29

Antonito resident Antonio Miguel Barela, 29, passed away November 5, 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

 

Stuart Noel Robins, 61

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

Catherine Marie Espinosa, 71,

Blanca resident Catherine Marie Espinosa, 71, passed away October 31, 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

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

Phyllis Leota Cody, 93

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

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

Eleanor “Ellie” Carson Labouisse

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

 

"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

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

Gladys Elaine Myers

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

 

Dr. Phil Bogner, 66

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

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

 

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

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

Leonard Wayne Leyba, 45

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

Frank Leroy Leyba, 19

Monte Vista resident Frank Leroy Leyba, 19, passed away 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

Loretta Lacell Harris (Claunch), 79

Loretta Lacell Harris (Claunch) ,79, passed away in her home in La Jara, Colorado 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

Serafin Paul Casias, 78

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

Florence Mildred DeSautell, 98

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

 

Jack Dale Boutwell, 91

Monte Vista resident Jack Dale Boutwell, 91, passed away on September 21, 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

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

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

Leona Christensen, 88

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

 

Josiah Leo Vigil, infant

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

Sherrie Dianne Maule

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

Agnes Marie Kratz

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

Franklin Jay Christensen, 85

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

Jose J Martinez, 31

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

Margaret Davis, 93

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

Jose Gilbert Maestas, 88

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

Mary Irene Betty Farber, 90

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

Rafelita L. Flores

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

Donna Deon Daniels, 90

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

 

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

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

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 Olivas, 89

San Pedro resident Louisa Olivas, 89, passed away July 28, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

David Allen Buckley, 70

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

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

 

Shirley Dees, 70

Valley resident Shirley Dees, 70, passed away on June 19, 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

 

Lois Rae Gilbert, 88

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

 

Howard Victor White, 56

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

 

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

 

Jack F Ross, 77

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

Carla Lou Knoop Bender, 80

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

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

Teresa D. Sanchez, 95

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

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

Dustin Merejildo Atencio

Dustin was born in Alamosa Colorado.... more

Dale Robert Wiescamp

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

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

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

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

 

Celsa Cecilia Quintana, 86

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

Ernesto Samuel Valdez

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

Alverta “Al” Lee King, Jr., 88

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

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

Gaspar Antonio Casias, 92

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

Marie Romero, 68

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

Dorothy Irene Sanchez, 81

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

Lorenzo Dwin Abeyta, 70

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

 

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

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

Dr. C. Joe Carter

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

Bonnie Denney, 82

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

 

Pending obituary for Gerald Thomas Archuleta, 33

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

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

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

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

 

Clara V. Cortez, 93

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

Sharon "Nadine" Smith, 72

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

Maria Grimaldo, 63

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

Joseph Charles Atencio, 65

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

 

Leo Michael Montoya, 61

Leo Michael Montoya, 61, passed away March 31, 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

Wanda Maday (Mogford) Kalana, 85

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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