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Colorado Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 986

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Date: Monday, 29 May 2017, at 10:27 p.m.

ESTHER MARIE MARTIN

Mrs. Martin, 83, died March 26, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Martin was born March 10, 1918, in Bay City, Mich., to Earl T. and Clara (Colson) Shaw, who are deceased. She was married May 3, 1941, to William E. Martin, who is deceased.

She is survived by a son, William E.; a daughter, Joanne Bostrom; three sisters, Betty Bressler, Sarah Rockwood and Helen Baldwin; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded by a daughter, Kaye Mahoney.

Services will be at 4 p.m. April 8 at The Alterra Clare Bridge of Colorado Springs, Community Room, 2850 N. Academy Blvd. Burial will be in Bay City. Cappadona's Alternative Funeral Services, 3407 N. El Paso St., 520-1817, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Comforter, 2345 N. Academy Place, Suite 215, Colorado Springs 80909.

PAULINE KING "POLLY" GALBRAITH

Mrs. Galbraith, 87, died March 26, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Galbraith was born June 6, 1913, in Elimsport, Pa., to George Washington and Susan Elias (Mull) King, who are deceased. She was married Feb. 10, 1934, to Joseph David Galbraith, who is deceased.

She is survived by two daughters, Sue Galbraith Roberts and Jill Galbraith Meider; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Russel T. King.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. Cappadona's Alternative Funeral Services, 3407 N. El Paso St., 520-1817, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lakeview United Methodist Church, 10298 W. Thunderbird Blvd., Sun City, AZ 85351-3196.

DONALD R. EVANS

Mr. Evans, 70, died March 25, 2001, in Colorado Springs. He was a retired heavy equipment operator.

Mr. Evans was born Feb. 1, 1931, in West New York, N.J., to Tom and Annie Evans, who are deceased. He was married June 23, 1980, to Luella Crites.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Doug; two daughters, Kathy Olson and Sherry Weaver; a sister, Irene Lavely; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

No services are planned at this time. Pikes Peak Funeral and Cremation Services, 3825 Airport Road, 596-7991, is handling arrangements.

LELAND L. SEAY

Mr. Seay, 86, died March 24, 2001, in Colorado Springs. He retired as a carpenter from G.E. Johnson Construction Co. He was a member of Local 515.

Mr. Seay was born Jan. 20, 1915, in Miami, Texas, to Edward Lamar and Cornia Lura (Lawson) Seay, who are deceased. He was married July 10, 1937, to Valeda A. Jordan, who is deceased.

He is survived by a son, Carl L.; two daughters, Sherrill L. Kisse and Karen R. Seay; two sisters, Darline Brown and Modene Verquer; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Juanita Gleason.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900. Services will be at noon Friday at Swan Law Cascade Chapel. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3825 Airport Road.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 600, Colorado Springs 80903.

MARIE PYLES

Mrs. Pyles, 70, died March 26, 2001, at a local hospital after an illness. She was a homemaker.

Mrs Pyles was born Oct. 5, 1930, in Fort Riley, Kan., to Willie and Evelyn Tarkington, who are deceased. She was married Feb. 5, 1957, to Clarence Pyles.

She is survived by her husband; four children, Pat Smith-Jones, John James Cross, Victoria Gomez and Clarence Pyles Jr.; a brother, Rockne Tarkington; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, William Cross and David Cross.

Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Dove-Witt Fountain Valley Chapel, 6630 S. U.S. Highway 85/87, Fountain, 390-4906. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Dove-Witt Fountain Valley Chapel. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, 757 S. Santa Fe Ave., Fountain.

JAMES H. LOCKE

Mr. Locke, 81, died March 25, 2001, at a local hospital. He worked in construction as a pipefitter. He served in the Army from 1942 to 1945.

Mr. Locke was born Dec. 8, 1919, in Smith Center, Kan., to William A. Locke and Myrtle E. Wilson, who are deceased. He was married May 17, 1986, in Green Mountain Falls, to Pauline Walker.

He is survived by his wife; three sons, James H. Jr., Pax and Larry; a daughter, Michelle Wright; a sister, Martha McNatt; and three grandchildren.

A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Evergreen Funeral Home Chapel, 1830 E. Fountain Blvd., 475-8303. Burial will be at Lyons Cemetery, Lyons.

Memorial contributions may be made to Al Kaly Shrine, Children's Transportation Fund, P.O. Box 193, Pueblo 81002.

MARYANN GOMEZ

Mrs. Gomez, 74, died March 24, 2001, at a local hospital. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Gomez was born Jan. 4, 1927, in Trinidad. She was married Aug. 19, 1944, to Damian Gomez Sr., who is deceased.

She is survived by a son, Damian Jr.; four daughters, Corrina Arevalo, Veena Maestas, Juanita Micciche and Bernadette Gomez; three sons-in-law, Pete Arevalo, Joe Maestas and Mario Micciche; a daughter-in-law, Carol; three brothers, Rudy Rael, Higino Rael and Johnny Rael; two sisters, Serefina Cordova and Della Maldonado; 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday with a service at 7 p.m. at Imperial Funeral Home, 5450 Highway 78 W., Pueblo, (719) 564-0920. A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 11th and Grand Ave., Pueblo. Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Imperial Memorial Gardens, Pueblo.

MARIE F. ROUTHIER

Marie, 87, died March 24, 2001, in Colorado Springs. She was a creditor in finance.

Marie was born June 14, 1913, in Philadelphia, Pa., to James and Frances (Brown) Finneran, who are deceased.

She is survived by a granddaughter, Ines Stabler; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Eugene Montz; and a brother, John Finneran.

Private services were held. Cappadona's Alternative Funeral Services, 3407 N. El Paso St., 520-1817, handled arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Church of the Nazarene, 4120 E. Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs 80910.

ROBERT "BOB" OSTERMILLER

Mr. Ostermiller, 45, died March 26, 2001, at a local hospital of a car accident. He was a supervisor for Schlage Lock Co. and served in the Navy for four years.

Mr. Ostermiller was born July 28, 1955, in Frankfurt, Germany, to Edward Ostermiller and Gertrud Hulbig, who are deceased. He was married to Mickie L. Chamberlain.

He is survived by his wife; four sons, Christopher, Cody, Colt and Cassidy; a brother, Gerald; and a sister, Barbara Shiembob.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., 634-1597. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses.

A private inurnment will be at a later date. Spartan Services, 955 S. Union Blvd., 634-0402, is handling arrangements.

JOHN C. "JACK" GALGAN JR.

Mr. Galgan, 76, died March 26, 2001, at a local hospital. He joined the Army Air Force during World War II and flew P-47 and P-51 fighter airplanes out of England. He served in the Korean War flying F-86 jet fighter airplanes. He later returned to England and served as Commander of a Fighter Squadron before his retirement in 1969. After his retirement from the Air Force, he worked for the city of Colorado Springs for more than 20 years.

Mr. Galgan was born Aug. 4, 1924, in Chicago. He was married March 26, 1988, to Bobbie Dungan.

He is survived by his wife; two sons, Don, of Eagle and Michael, of Texas; a daughter, Claire Kaufman, of Colorado Springs; and five grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Chapel of Our Saviour, 8 Fourth St. Colorado Springs Mortuary and Cremation Services, 3475 Astrozon Court, 392-4144, is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Assistance League of Colorado Springs, Attn: Corresponding Secretary, 211 E. Costilla St., Colorado Springs 80903.

WESLEY N. CALHOON

Mr. Calhoon, 86, died March 25, 2001, in Colorado Springs. He was an operation engineer with Local 9 and served in the Army for three years and 11 months.

Mr. Calhoon was born Nov. 20, 1914, in Dodge City, Kan., to Wesley Liberty and Bertha May (Norman) Calhoon, who are deceased.

He is survived by a son, Michael; two sisters, Mary Smith and Berta Mae Gilmore; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Patrick; a brother, Walter; and a sister, Ann Nichelson.

Private family services will be at Mountain Vale Cemetery, Florence. Mountain View Mortuary, 2350 Montebello Square Drive, 590-8922, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 600, Colorado Springs 80903.

MARTHA PILAR LUCERO

Mrs. Lucero, 72, died March 27, 2001, at a local hospital. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Lucero was born Feb. 27, 1929, in Greenville, N.M., to Savino and Elojia (Herrera) Vialpando, who are deceased. She was married in 1958 to Joseph Lucero.

She is survived by her husband; three sons, Nicky Duran, of Colorado Springs, Edward Birdtal, of Colorado Springs and Levi Birdtal, of Brighton; three daughters, Gloria Nicholson, Susan Warren and Melinda Sloan, all of Colorado Springs; four brothers, Grabel Vialpando, Toby Vialpando, Rumaldo Vialpando and Samuel Vialpando; six sisters, Adeline Pe�a, Leola Shultz, Minnie Lopez, Carolina Jamison, Barbara McCoy and Ascension Troy; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Duran.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday with a rosary service at 6 p.m. at Nolan Funeral Home, 225 N. Weber St., 632-7608. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 2715 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave.

DONALD EUGENE KESTERSON

Mr. Kesterson, 41, died March 22, 2001, in Colorado Springs. He was a machine operator for L.S.I. Logic Inc.

Mr. Kesterson was born March 16, 1960, in Parkersburg, W.Va., to Gene and Donna (Wilcoxen) Kesterson. His father is deceased. Mr. Kesterson was married to Cindy Martin.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Corey; two daughters, Naomi Bradley and Karrie Kesterson; his mother; and two brothers, James and Frank.

A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 5055 El Camino Drive. Evergreen Funeral Home, 1830 E. Fountain Blvd., 475-8303, is handling cremation.

Memorial contributions may be made to Scleroderma Research, Research Foundation, 2320 Bath St., Suite 315, Santa Barbara, CA 93105.

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