July 28, 1924 - - November 06, 2013
Marie Gentina Hardesty, 89, passed away November 6, 2013 in Bedford, TX. She was born in Boulder, CO on July 28, 1924 to Ubaldo and Angela Merlino.
Marie was raised and educated in Canon City, and on June 24, 1944, she was united in marriage to Louis Warren Hardesty. Due to her husband’s profession, she traveled and relocated extensively. This afforded her the opportunity of ...
March 02, 1920 - - October 12, 2013
Frances Marie Horvath, born March 2, 1920, went to join her husband Alex Horvath and our Heavenly Father at 8:35 p.m., Saturday, October 12, 2013.
She is survived by her daughter, Beverly Smith; son-in-law, Delbert Smith; grandson, Damon Smith; granddaughter-in-law, Lauren Smith and three great grandchildren; Alexander, Abbie-lyn and Alora Smith.
This truly amazing woman lived ...
January 13, 1931 - - October 10, 2013
Netha Mae Hemmert went home on 10/10/2013. She passed peacefully at her home in Manassa CO surrounded by her loved ones following a courageous lengthy battle with cancer which she fought with grace and dignity. Netha was born in Oakley Kansas on January 13, 1931.
Surviving family members are Daughter, Jackie (Richard Martin), Son, Rex Hemmert (Chris); Grandchildren Shannon R ...
July 24, 1954 - - October 09, 2013
Joseph G. Gonzales, 59, of Kennewick, Washington passed away on October 9, 2013. He was born July 24, 1954, in Florence, Colorado. He Graduated from Florence High School in 1973.
Joe worked for many years helping the United States Army destroy chemical weapons made during the Cold War. He came to Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (UMCDF) in January 2000 after working s ...
June 29, 1935 - - September 16, 2013
Demetria C. DuMond, 78, passed away September 16, 2013 in Canon City, CO. She was born in Laredo, Texas on June 29, 1935 to Anthony & Rosa Chandarlis.
Dee married the love of her life Jim DuMond on August 29, 1964. From this marriage they had one daughter, Cynthia. She worked as a registered nurse for 23 years. She was a volunteer for St. Thomas More hospital for six years. ...
May 09, 1931 - - September 14, 2013
Zelpha Mae Brassea, 82, of Coal Creek, Colorado passed away September 14, 2013 in Canon City, CO. She was born in Florence, Colorado May 9, 1931 to Wilbur and Verdie (Carter) Lewis.
Mae spent most of her time taking care of her family. In the 1960’s she worked at the Florence Hotel and The Frying Pan restaurants waiting tables and cooking desserts. Her many hobbies includ ...
September 13, 2013
Margaret “Maggie” Egan Mistry, of Penrose, transitioned on her celestial journey on Friday, September 13, 2013. She was born to Margaret (Ferenci) Egan and Joseph Egan in New York.
Margaret was always full of life, had a positive attitude, loving and kind to all people and animals, and had a unique ability to make everyone feel special and loved.
Margaret earned her first ...
May 12, 1954 - - September 13, 2013
Lawrence Albert Simmons, age 59, of Canon City, Colorado, went home to be with the Lord on September 13, 2013 in Canon City after a short illness.
Larry was born in Denver, Colorado on May 12, 1954 to Donald L. Simmons and Joyce Alene (Dallas) Simmons.
Larry accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at the age of 12 and was baptized by his Grandpa Austin Dallas. He grad ...
October 09, 1942 - - September 12, 2013
Stephen Vantine, 70, passed away on September 12, 2013 in Penrose, CO. He was born October 9, 1942 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Glen and Bernice (Harrah) Vantine.
Stephen served two tours in Vietnam as a corpsman with the Medevac Chopper Corps. He flew 105 missions receiving five air medals and the Bronze Star with Oak Leaf cluster. He retired from the Navy after 27 years as a ch ...
Letha Hood Latham
November 01, 1911 - - June 24, 2013
Letha Belle Hood Latham of Cotopaxi, Colorado passed away June 24, 2013 at Columbine Manor in Salida, Colorado at the age of 101. Letha was the daughter of George and Maude Griffin Hood, born November 1, 1911 in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Letha married Wilbur Clyde Latham December 24, 1928. She and Clyde homesteaded north of Cotopaxi, Colorado in 1934 along with Clyde’s parent ...