Obituaries

Frank Freeman
B: 1925-10-02
D: 2018-09-15
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Freeman, Frank
Doris Markley
B: 1928-02-22
D: 2018-09-13
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Markley, Doris
Yvonne Myers
B: 1949-11-19
D: 2018-09-10
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Myers, Yvonne
Phoebe Wood
B: 1932-12-10
D: 2018-09-09
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Wood, Phoebe
Freddie Martinez
B: 1952-04-18
D: 2018-09-08
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Martinez, Freddie
Roger Cantu'
B: 1973-08-11
D: 2018-09-06
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Cantu', Roger
Helen Remo
B: 1930-04-12
D: 2018-09-04
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Remo, Helen
James Baugh
B: 1966-07-09
D: 2018-09-02
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Baugh, James
Pauline Woolsey
B: 1928-10-21
D: 2018-08-29
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Woolsey, Pauline
Verna Cater
B: 1933-10-14
D: 2018-08-29
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Cater, Verna
Terence Gill
B: 1934-06-29
D: 2018-08-25
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Gill, Terence
Denis Arey
B: 1960-08-12
D: 2018-08-22
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Arey, Denis
Max Little
B: 1932-02-26
D: 2018-08-18
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Little, Max
Dorothy Striegel
B: 1921-10-21
D: 2018-08-17
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Striegel, Dorothy
Annabelle Berry
B: 1925-07-10
D: 2018-08-15
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Berry, Annabelle
Wilhelimina Wagner
B: 1924-06-28
D: 2018-08-14
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Wagner, Wilhelimina
John Crosby
B: 1930-12-07
D: 2018-08-12
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Crosby, John
Alice Jurjovec
B: 1922-01-07
D: 2018-08-04
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Jurjovec, Alice
Mary Mulvaine
B: 1939-04-07
D: 2018-08-02
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Mulvaine, Mary
Robert Shoemaker
B: 1925-06-04
D: 2018-07-26
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Shoemaker, Robert
Howard Steiner
B: 1932-04-25
D: 2018-07-25
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Steiner, Howard

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Frank Freeman III

October 02, 1925 - - September 15, 2018

Frank Avery Freeman, III was born in Omaha, Nebraska on October 2, 1925. Frank was the oldest son of Frank Avery Freeman, II and Frances Jane Stafford. He had a younger sister, Betty Jane and a younger brother, Robert Gilford. Frank’s father worked as a newspaper subscription salesman. The company had offices in various states which caused the family to move quite often. ...

Doris Markley

February 22, 1928 - - September 13, 2018

Doris Markley, 90, of Canon City, went home to be with home to be with the Lord September 13, 2018. Doris was born February 22, 1928 in Spur, Texas to Omar and Opal (Henderson) Catt. Doris was a pastor’s wife, and foster parent of over 80 children, and mentored many. She touched the lives of so many and will be dearly missed by anyone fortunate enough to know her. Doris is ...

Yvonne Myers

November 19, 1949 - - September 10, 2018

Yvonne Cynthia Myers passed away Monday, September 10, 2018 surrounded by family after battling cancer for the second time. Cynthia was born on November 19, 1949 to Jose F. and Rose (Chavez) Ortega in Florence, Colorado. She attended Canon City Schools and there met her high school sweetheart and future husband, Wayne Myers. They were often chaperoned on dates by cousin, Debr ...

Phoebe Wood

December 10, 1932 - - September 09, 2018

Phoebe Ann Wood, age 85, passed away on September 9, 2018. Born December 10th, 1932 in Brush, Colorado, Phoebe was the third child born to Glen and Gladys Cowen. Her family later moved to Haxtun, Colorado. She graduated from Haxtun High School in 1951. In 1952 she moved to Colorado Springs, graduating from Blair Business College where she married and traveled with her first h ...

Freddie Martinez Jr

April 18, 1952 - - September 08, 2018

Freddie P. Martinez Jr. died on Saturday, September 8th, 2018 due to a lengthy illness. Fred was born to Freddie and Mary Martinez on April 18th, 1952 and was a lifetime resident of Fremont County. He retired from his job of 39 years from the Greeley/Atmos gas company. Fred was always with his family and friends. He enjoyed bowling, coaching, and playing softball as well as ...

Roger Cantu'

August 11, 1973 - - September 06, 2018

Roger John Cantu’ Jr., 45, passed away on Wednesday, September 6th, 2018 at Penrose Hospital. Born August 11th, 1973, Roger was the oldest of four children to Donna Jo and the late Roger John Cantu’ Sr. in Denver, Colorado. An avid outdoor enthusiast, he loved hunting, fishing, camping, snowboarding and jet skiing. An electrician and handyman, he was a jack of all trades ...

Marie Hardesty

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 ...

Frances Horvath

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 ...

Netha Hemmert

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 ...

Joseph Gonzales

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 ...

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