July 10, 1943 - - April 10, 2017
XIII RCSM(R) Robert A. Murphy
Robert "Bob" A. Murphy, 73, passed away April 10, 2017 in Florence, Colorado. The son of John and Maria (Borgia) Murphy, he was born July 7, 1943 In Brooklyn, NY. Bob was united in marriage to Karen Murphy for 52 years; she passed away May 11, 2014. Bob spent 31 years in the United States Army and retired as a Regimental Command Sergeant Major w ...
October 13, 1959 - - April 10, 2017
Daniel Joseph Picco, 57, of Canon City, born October 13, 1959, passed away April 10, 2017. He is survived by his son, Tyler Picco; father, Anthony Picco; siblings, Kenny Picco, Sandy Picco, Russell Picco; numerous extended family members and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his son, Daniel Picco; mother, Loretta Picco; and brother, Jim Picco.
October 06, 1932 - - April 09, 2017
Cleo J. Moschetti, age 84, of Grand Junction, CO, passed away April 9, 2017. She was born October 6th, 1932, in Macon, Missouri to the late James and Eliza Turner. She moved to Canon City in 1948, where she lived and worked until relocating the family to Grand Junction in 1972. She stopped working outside the home in the mid-1970’s. Cleo’s focus was her family and watchin ...
April 01, 1924 - - April 07, 2017
Joseph Eugene Berta passed away on April 7, 2017. He was born in Boulder, Colorado, on April 1, 1924, to Joe and Eunice (Siscoe) Berta.
Joe attended Brookside schools and graduated from the Holy Cross Abbey. On October 19, 1946, he married Lena Josephine Angone, the love of his life, at St. Benedict’s Church in Florence. Together they raised eight children. Joe was a lovi ...
December 27, 1965 - - April 05, 2017
Patrick Ryan Williams, 51, of Canon City, passed away April 5, 2017. He was born in Leadville, Colorado on December 27, 1965 to Bert and Phyllis (Smith) Williams. He lived in many different places, including Germany, due to working a variety of different jobs. A Veteran of Operation Desert Storm, Patrick served in the United States Army for nine years and was a Sergeant with ...
January 02, 1927 - - April 03, 2017
Millerd Jacob “M.J.” Thiessen departed this life on April 3, 2017 to reunite with the love of his life, Mary Frances “Frankie” Thiessen and his son, Michael Wayne Thiessen. As he repeatedly reminded us “The world is getting cluttered up with old people” so he decided it was time to go.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob and Mary Thiessen; sisters and th ...
September 29, 1931 - - March 29, 2017
Norma Jean Hall Chapin, 85, passed away March 29, 2017 at St. Thomas More Hospital in Cañon City, Colorado from causes incident to age.
She was born September 29, 1931 in Latuda, Carbon County, Utah to Albert Herman Hall and Zelda Martha Watt Hall. She was the youngest of three children. Following her brother Blaine by seven years and her sister Ilene by only 18 months, she wa ...
September 19, 1945 - - March 27, 2017
John Leggitt, born to Parley (William) Leggitt and Genevieve (Reynolds) Leggitt on September 19, 1945, passed away at the age of 71 on March 27, 2017.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Kay (Neufeld) Leggitt; five children, Tammy (Francisco) Rojo, Kevin (Jennifer) Leggitt, William Leggitt, Kimberly Nicholas, Melvin Miller (Angela Frizon); grandchildren, Timothy Pacheco, Ana Rojo ...
July 10, 1954 - - March 23, 2017
A lifetime resident of Canon City, Colorado, Kenneth Leon Cook was received into the arms of Jesus on March 23, 2017. Ken was born July 10, 1954, in Pueblo, Colorado, to Presley Leon and Betty Mae Cook. Shortly after, the family moved to Canon City. Ken attended all grades in Canon City public schools, graduating from Canon City High School in 1972. Ken was a member of the ...
May 02, 1921 - - March 21, 2017
Long time Canon City resident, Gay N. Lewis, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at St. Thomas More Hospital of complications from pneumonia. He would have been 96 in May.
Gay was born May 2, 1921 to parents, Ralph and Doris Lewis, in Lamar, Colorado. The family moved to Florence in 1937. Gay married Mildred Lewis (nee Mauller) in 1938. A son, Clark, was born in 1939. Ga ...