Obits

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

Lorrayne Jane Garcia, 75

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

Duane T. Lopez, 63

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

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

Daniel Ben Garcia, 77

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

 

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

Roberto Delgado, Jr., 15

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

Seyah Mary Heineman, 89

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

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

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

Linda Hale

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

Joel Anderson, 85

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

Rev. Paul R. LeVan, 86

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

 

Josiah Leo Vigil, infant

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

Leona Christensen, 88

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

Frances E. Gonzales, 91

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

Steve Rael

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

Dr. Phil Bogner, 66

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

Franklin Jay Christensen, 85

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

Margaret Davis, 93

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

Deva Marie (Calkins) Deen, 69

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

Jose J Martinez, 31

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

Naomi Pena, 27

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

Marvin Lee Kennedy

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

 

Ronald “Ron” William Ruybal

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

 

Andrew Jacob Gurule, 33

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

Jami Kenison

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

 

Jerry Leroy Smith, 73

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

Doug Harris, 62

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

Edna T. Reason

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

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

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

Jacquland Theresa (Jackie) Manzanares, 70

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

Mark Howard Crowther, 71

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

Mary Irene Betty Farber, 90

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

Samuel Jacob Seger

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

Steven W. Nies, 68

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

Art Alsbaugh, 76

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

Jose Gilbert Maestas, 88

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

 

Andrew Jacob Gurule, 33

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

Constance Moreland Cox

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

 

Charlotte Huntley Orth

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

Claudine Jim, 51

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

Francisco Ramos Avila, 81

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

Robert Albert Owens, 84

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

Canuto Felipe Cordova, 71

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

Isabel Aguilar, 84

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

 

Virginia Shirley Malouff, 88

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

June Brady Hunter, 92

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

LeRoy "Ray" Ramon Gallegos, 77

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

Rafelita L. Flores

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

 

Gary W. Ramey, 70

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

Lois A. Heikes, 80

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

Walter L. Heikes, 82

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

Frank Reed Cornum

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

Deborah Kay Hartmann, 69

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

Helen Comstock Myers, 98

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

Perry Roy Harlan

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

Eduardo Navor Rascón Jr.

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

Barney Cruz, IV, 27

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

 

Sadako Hayashida, 96

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

Amos Alan Bernal, 79

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

Roy McConnell, Jr., 93

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

Jane Wagner

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

 

David De Herrera

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

Carol Ann Wetherill

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

 

Virginia Marie Sylvester, 71

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

Lois Jean Cook, 68

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

Donna Deon Daniels, 90

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

 

Nicolas (Nick) T. Espinoza, 78

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

 

Amy E. (Richards) Bauer, 95

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

Jose Valdamar Lopez, 85

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

Louisa G. Olivas, 89

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

Dr. C.W. (“Doc”) Hinkley, 92

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

 

Louisa Olivas, 89

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

Martha Maria Lucero, 86

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

Cathy L. Salazar, 39

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

Ruth Mary Archuleta, 84

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

Clarence “Cotton” Alfred Walstrom, 88

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

Eileen Eleanor Burt

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

Caryl Heersink, 63

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

 

Roy McConnell, Jr., 93

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

Vivian Kay Clark, 68

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

Phyllis Goettsch, 77

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

Mary Ann Patrick

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

 

Dr. Hugh A. “Bud” Haller, D.V.M., 83

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

 

Eileen Eleanor Burt, 83

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

 

Vivian Kay Clark, 68

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

Loyda P. Martinez, 83

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

Adam Ostrega

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

 

Thomas Lee Hatfield, 42

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

Philbert “Phil” Ruybalid

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

 

Peggy Lou Tubbs, 80

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

Elias C. Montoya, 79

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

Edward L. Gallegos, 73

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

 

Claudia Bollwinkle, 68

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

 

Marilyn Rouco, 78

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

Aspen Ranee Pauley, 18

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

Mary Lynn (Ma) Trujillo

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

 

Ken Carpenter

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

David Russell McCallister

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

Genevieve “Genny” Lentz Basler, 77

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

Andy Martinez, 36

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

 

Carolyn Mell Allison Deeg, 86

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

Jose Ramon Muniz, 76

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

Peggy Jo Lucero, 58

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

 

Errol E. Ryland

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

 

Martha Amie Martinez, 79

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

 

David Allen Buckley, 70

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

Mario Chavez-Villareal, 62

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

Debra Susan Seaberg

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

 

Etta Joe Herzog, 83

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

Nicholas Ryan Wolfe, 32

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

Anne Elaine McKean

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

Azucena Paredes-Valenzuela, 20

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

Fernando Leroy Rivera, 73

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

Scott Watkins, 52

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

 

Mary Jo (Vaughn) Owens-Knapp, 89

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

 

Shirley Maxine Dees, 70

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

David O. Peterson, 66

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

David L. Haskin, 60

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

Bertie Hosselkus, 88

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

 

Lois Rae Gilbert, 88

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

Ronald “Butcher” Longchamps, 75

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

 

Pauline Virginia Lopez, 88

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

 

Scott Floyd Watkins, 52

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

 

Howard Victor White, 56

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

Lucy Atencio, 80

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

Eloisa Chacon Deherrera

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

Jose Adelberto Velasquez

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

 

Azucena Paredes, 20

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

Roberto A. DeLuna “Beto”, 86

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

Douglas Alan Brady, 52

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

 

Rita I. McCunniff

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

 

Lucy Atencio, 80

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

Shawn Ray Salazar, 41

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

 

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

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

 

Howard Victor White, 56

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

 

Roberto A DeLuna, 86

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

 

Shirley Dees, 70

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

 

Yvonne Sanchez, 57

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

Verna Veronice Maes, 65

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

Cecilia Delgado, 80

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

Agnes Victoria Medina, 83

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

Dorene Yvonne Roberts, 82

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

Perry R. Harlan, 59

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

Samuel Paulino Valdez, Jr., 40

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

James "Jackie" Patrick Cordova, 79

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

 

Shawn Ray Salazar

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

Kelly S. Carter, 42

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

Margot Dee Partch Dominguez, 41

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

Iliene L. Taylor, 94

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

Andrea “Dre” Melendez (Trujillo)

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

Bertha Louise Plane, 82

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

Dolores Edna Brand Stephens, 93

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

Flora M. Rodriguez, 79

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

Joshua "Butters" Presley Hannan, 29

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

 

Flora Rodriguez, 79

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

Martha Cornum Brady

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

William Otto Brubacher

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

Lorry Marie “Peanut” May, 56

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

 

Alex S. Martinez, 90

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

Paula J. Prentice 72

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

Mary Ann Velasquez

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

James "Darold" Vance, 90

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

Tobias "Toby" Eugenio Herrera, 75

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

Roberta Urcellia Ruybal, 79

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

Priscilla Ortega, 66

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

 

Roberta Urcellia Ruybal, 79

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

 

Nina Burgess

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

Frank Gurule, 84

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

 

Jack F Ross, 77

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

Carla Lou Knoop Bender, 80

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

Thomas Albert Nugent

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

Margaret Elizabeth Coulter, 92

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

 

Elwyn “Al” Wehe

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

 

Geneva S. Gurule, 62

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

Ronald Neil Hart

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

Patricia “Patty” (Lowe, Woodward) Dykstra

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

Emil Goimarac

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

Alfonso 'Al' A. Maestas Jr., 78

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

Teresa D. Sanchez, 95

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

Marianne Cinamon, 40

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

Frank John Herrera, 93

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

Patrick K. Aragon

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

Joyce Elaine Schmidt Maldonado

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

Alice Faye Kernen, 75

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

Maxine Irene Martinez, 71

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

Eugene Claudio Quintana, 75

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

Dustin Merejildo Atencio

Dustin was born in Alamosa Colorado.... more

Charles Moorman, 55

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

Dale Robert Wiescamp

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

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

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

 

Celsa Cecilia Quintana, 86

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

Alverta “Al” Lee King, Jr., 88

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

Ernesto Samuel Valdez

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

 

Celsa Trujillo, 87

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

Patricia (Pat) A McKinley, 83

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

Martin Herschel Gates, 89

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

Carol Lynn Rue

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

Marie Romero, 68

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

Joe C Martinez

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

Lucia Frances Ruybal

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

Eva S. Garcia, 95

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

Kristiana Martinez, Infant

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

Dorothy Irene Sanchez, 81

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

Gaspar Antonio Casias, 92

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

Bonnie Denney, 82

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

Lorenzo Dwin Abeyta, 70

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

 

Frances Mathias McConnell

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

Richard “Dick” Guy Lowry, 76

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

Daniel R. Martinez, 70

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

Ruth Gladys (Mittelstaedt) Schulz, 93

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

Dr. C. Joe Carter

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

Doris Lucille Miller-Spannagel, 88

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

Michael “Mikey” A. Madril, 35

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

Jerry “Reedo” Reed, 69

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

 

Tomas A. Garcia-Arellano, 71

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

Lillie Ramona Henningsen, 89

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

 

Geneva S. Gurule, 62

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

Phillip M. Garcia, 71

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

Al (Elwyn) Wehe, 86

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

 

Mike Madril, 34

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

 

Eleanor Betty Dozier, 70

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

 

Stan Scymanski, 94

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

 

Marivel Chairez, 27

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

Arlen Wesley Doyle, 45

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

Nora Ann Gonzales, 72

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

Gerald Thomas “Tommy” Archuleta, 33

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

 

Marivel Chairez, 27

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

 

Lillian Henningsen, 89

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

 

Ruth Wise, 90

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

Lola Ann Ford, 90

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

 

Stefania Kulyk, 93

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

 

Nora Ann Gonzales, 72

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

Joseph Charles Atencio, 65

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

Maria Grimaldo, 63

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

Lisa Zetterquist Seegmiller, 41

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

 

Pending obituary for Gerald Thomas Archuleta, 33

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

Felicia Nichole Tafoya, 27

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

 

Ellen Howard, 92

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

Vicente Eduardo Valdez, 64

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

Antonio Ornelas Gutierrez, 75

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

James Troy DeGolyer, 89

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

 

Antonio Ornelas-Gutierrez, 75

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

 

Clara V. Cortez, 93

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

Sharon "Nadine" Smith, 72

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

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

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

 

Owen Leon McColm Jr., 66

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

Lisa Marie Snyder, 46

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

Avelina “Roy” Romero, 72

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

Inez R. Vigil Serrano

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

 

Travis Charles Malouff, 42

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

Joseph “Joe” Walter Langston, 68

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

 

Leo Michael Montoya, 61

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

 

Maria Grinaldo, 63

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

Wanda Maday (Mogford) Kalana, 85

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

Verlin Floyd Rockey, 72

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

Albert William Bode, 84

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

Clarance Leonard Candelaria, 55

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

Georgia Helen Blaylock, 63

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

 

Roy D Ratzlaff, 81

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

 

Sharron Lee McAlear, 77

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

 

Lee A. Cary, 89

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

Encarnacion Herrera, 90

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

Elizabeth Jean Bushnell, 80

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

Robert Thomas Anderson, 67

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

 

Lora Lexia Anderson Christensen, 99

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

Maria Irene Ermalinda Lujan, 81

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

Carl Archie Jack, 88

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

Maria Pacheco, 77

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

Petronilo Valdez, 73

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

 

Judy Lynell Remster, 70

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

Patricio K. Aragon, 66

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

Silvestre Javier Castillo-Enriquez, 52

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

Gerald Dean Langston, 84

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

David Neil Cowan, Jr., 68

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

 

Bertha Trujillo, 80

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

 

Verna Kay Clark Eyl, 71

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

Dorothy Becker, 74

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

 

Coy Glen Burk, 88

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

Mary Jane Gallegos, 83

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

Raymond Martinez, 81

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

Ernest E. Valdez, 93

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

Raymond Salvador Medina, 80

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

 

James Hale, 55

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

Berniece Ocean Buckingham Harrison, 81

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

Cecilia M. Stevens, 75

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

 

Bobbie Joe Keeling, 76

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

Tom A. Garcia, 90

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

Lilly Morrison, 102

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

Leroy Rue, 76

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

 

Celina R. Sisneros, 85

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

Beatrice Mae Garrison, 69

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

Mary Jane Robles, 73

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