June 26, 1916 - - September 19, 2017
Evelyn Margaret Capps passed away September 19, 2017 at the age of 101 years. She was born June 26, 1916 in Scribner, Nebraska to Fred and Louise Marx. In her young adult life, she left Scribner by train, moving to Burlington, Colorado to be closer to her sister. She found employment with Mountain Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company and met her future husband, Robert A. Capps ...
October 19, 1930 - - September 18, 2017
Arthur Marrell Ormond, 86, of Canon City, passed away September 18, 2017 at Bruce McCandless State Veterans’ Nursing Home, in Florence. He was born October 19, 1930 in Boulder, Utah to Glen and Ruby (Alvey) Ormond.
Arthur was very active with the Back Country Horseman’s Club, where he was a board member. He also competed in team penning for over 5 years. His horse named B ...
May 07, 1935 - - September 16, 2017
Shirley L. Sasser, 82, of Canon City, went to be with her Lord and Savior September 16, 2017. She was born May 7, 1935 in Salida, Colorado to Vernon and Lucille (Paquette) Lyons. On September 2, 1951, Shirley was united in marriage to Robert Sasser, in Raton, New Mexico.
Shirley was a homemaker for most of her life but also spent time working as a bookkeeper for Bob Sasser Tr ...
January 20, 1918 - - September 15, 2017
Ila Iola Firkins Matz passed away peacefully at Hildebrand Care Center on September 15, 2017, just four months short of her 100th birthday. Ila was born to Willis and Mary Ann Firkins on a cold and snowy night at home on January 20, 1918, at the corner of Cherry and Raynolds in Canon City. Dr. Webb was in attendance. She was a sickly baby and was not expected to live long. She ...
November 29, 1932 - - September 13, 2017
Peggy J. Zupan passed away peacefully in her home with family and special caregivers at her side, after a courageous battle with Parkinson's disease. Peggy was born to Frank and Nona (Day) Bradley on November 29, 1932, in Wellington Texas. She moved to Fremont County shortly after birth, where she lived most of her life. She was preceded in death by her father, Frank Bradley, h ...
June 15, 1935 - - September 12, 2017
Eli Daniel “Dan” Mestas passed away September 12, 2017. He was born June 15, 1935 in Florence, Colorado to Eli Mestas and Sally Blanchard and was raised by his grandparents, Ben and Julia Leyba.
He proudly worked as a Transportation Manager at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs for over 36 years. Dan was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and friend. He fondl ...
April 10, 1991 - - September 10, 2017
Our son, Joseph Tyler Dohrmann, passed away September 10, 2017 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was born April 10, 1991 in Canon City, Colorado.
Joseph (Joey) learned to love the Colorado mountains, which he shared with his family. He desired to pass on his love of outdoor activities to his son, Joseph Paul Dohrmann, whom he loved with all his heart. His love of the wilderness ...
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 ...