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Dorothy Mauler
B: 1920-10-21
D: 2017-10-14
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Mauler, Dorothy
James Vettese
B: 1925-05-16
D: 2017-10-08
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Vettese, James
Jean Kline
B: 1940-11-20
D: 2017-10-08
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Kline, Jean
Jane Murphy
B: 1945-06-10
D: 2017-10-07
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Murphy, Jane
Leona Owens
B: 1931-05-05
D: 2017-10-07
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Owens, Leona
Jimmie Wiedoff
B: 1947-01-20
D: 2017-10-03
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Wiedoff, Jimmie
Richard Cunningham
B: 1936-11-21
D: 2017-09-28
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Cunningham, Richard
Jake Montoya
B: 1926-07-22
D: 2017-09-22
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Montoya, Jake
Evelyn Capps
B: 1916-06-26
D: 2017-09-19
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Capps, Evelyn
Arthur Ormond
B: 1930-10-19
D: 2017-09-18
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Ormond, Arthur
Shirley Sasser
B: 1935-05-07
D: 2017-09-16
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Sasser, Shirley
Ila Matz
B: 1918-01-20
D: 2017-09-15
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Matz, Ila
Peggy Zupan
B: 1932-11-29
D: 2017-09-13
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Zupan, Peggy
Eli Mestas
B: 1935-06-15
D: 2017-09-12
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Mestas, Eli
Joseph Dohrmann
B: 1991-04-10
D: 2017-09-10
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Dohrmann, Joseph
Benjamin Rusher
B: 1989-03-14
D: 2017-09-03
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Rusher, Benjamin
Weldon Rusher
B: 1997-04-23
D: 2017-09-03
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Rusher, Weldon
Nathan Cool
B: 1991-10-15
D: 2017-09-02
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Cool, Nathan
Kenneth Jahn
B: 1935-12-19
D: 2017-09-02
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Jahn, Kenneth
Charles Remo
B: 1929-07-31
D: 2017-08-30
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Remo, Charles
Carolyn Falgien
B: 1955-08-14
D: 2017-08-28
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Falgien, Carolyn

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Dorothy Mauler

October 21, 1920 - - October 14, 2017

Dorothy May Mauler, 96, passed away October 14, 2017 surrounded by her family. Born October 21, 1920 in JoyCoy, Colorado, Dorothy was one of five children born to Almont and Bessie Dunbar. She grew up in Colorado on her parents’ ranch, where she helped her mother cook for the farm hands, tend the garden, and care for the chickens. At the age of 19, Dorothy met her future hus ...

James Vettese

May 16, 1925 - - October 08, 2017

James Vettese, 92, of Canon City, Colorado, passed away October 8, 2017 in Canon City. James was born May 16, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan to Francis (Capaldi) Vettese and Pasquale Vettese. James was united in marriage to Julia (Senko) Vettese in Detroit, Michigan on June 19, 1948 until her death November 28, 2011. James and Julia were avid golfers and enjoyed ballroom dancing. ...

Jean Kline

November 20, 1940 - - October 08, 2017

Attention family and friends, Jean Ann Irwin Allingham Kline went to heaven to be with the rest of her family on October 8, 2017, at the age of 76. She is survived by her husband, Herman Kline; children, Bobbi Waters, Brenda Kline; grandchildren, Amanda Ellis, Ricky Kline, Kristina Brubaker, Kelly Waters, Anthony Waters and 11 great-grandchildren. Memorial service, 2:00 p.m. Sa ...

Jane Murphy

June 10, 1945 - - October 07, 2017

Jane Murphy, 72, of Canon City, Colorado went to be with her Savior on Saturday, October 7, 2017, surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Huck and Madeline and brothers, Eddie and Wayne. Jane is survived by the love of her life and husband of 53 years, Norm; children, Shawn (Jennifer) Murphy, Brenda (Steven) Valencia; grandchildren, Jessica (Gabe) ...

Leona Owens

May 05, 1931 - - October 07, 2017

Leona Mary Sophia Owens passed away October 7th, 2017 with the loving warmth of her family, at the age of 86. She was born May 5th, 1931 in Wauneta, Nebraska to William Henry Fortkamp and Ada Emma (Petsch) Fortkamp. She grew up in Wauneta with her sisters Donna and Shirley, she enjoyed singing and making music with her sisters and family, she also had a special knack for playi ...

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 ...

Demetria DuMond

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. ...

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