April 27, 1935 - - May 22, 2017
Mae “Loretta” Campbell, 82, of Canon City, was called home May 22, 2017, at Skyline Ridge Nursing Home. She was born April 27, 1935 in Mineral Wells, Texas to Jesse and Nota Fallin. In 1940, Loretta was baptized at the Indian Creek Baptist Church on the Brazo River in Mineral Wells.
Loretta was raised on a farm with her parents and four siblings. She was active with 4-H ...
September 25, 1927 - - May 18, 2017
Shirley Louise Furphy, 89, of Canon City, born September 25, 1927 in Fountain, CO to John (Jack) W. and Ellen Avery Aldridge, passed away May 18, 2017 in Canon City.
A graduate of Cotopaxi High School, she later worked for Estes Industries, City of Canon City, and Fremont Bank. She left Canon City for a short time and lived in Buena Vista for seven years. In 1979, her husband ...
July 28, 1940 - - May 14, 2017
Rita Margaret (Wolff) Benzmiller was born on 28 July, 1940 in rural Minnesota. Upon graduating with a degree in Medical Technology, she went to work in Duluth, where she met and married James “Doc” Benzmiller. They moved to Colorado where Rita promptly enrolled in cooking school at the Broadmoor. She went on to become a spectacular cook who fed everyone who entered her home ...
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 ...