Helen Fear, 83, lifetime Salida resident, died July 25, 2003, at Anna Marie’s Personal Care Boarding Home.
She was born April 12, 1920, in Salida, to Joe and Rose (Rendon) Cardinelli.
Mrs. Fear was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Albert H. Fear; sisters, Mary Gentile, Frances Cardinelli and Sister Consuella Cardinelli.
She is survived by her sons, Albert (Judy) Fear and Larry Fear and friend, Zada Morgan; grandchildren, Bill (Lori) Fear, Sean Fear, Tim (Doreen) Fear, Bridgett (Jude) Perez and Kimberly Fear; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Susie Reno; brothers, Angelo and Jimmy Cardinelli and by many nieces, nephews and many great nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday at Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home. Mass of the Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, friends who desire may make memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association through Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.
Ann Peterson Service
Ann Peterson Service, 83, of Williamsburg, Va., died July 6.
She was a member of Will-iamsburg United Methodist Church and retired in 1984 from Colonial Williamsburg where she was employed as a supervisor. She was a resident of Williamsburg for 32 years.
She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Service Jr.
Surviving are daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Tom Hale, Salida and Granby and Gail and Robert Regan, Northport, Ala.; grandchildren, Mark Hale, Steamboat Springs, Christopher “Kip” Hale, Telluride, Thomas Trey Cook and his wife, Tammy, Moundville, Ala. and Lindsey McKinney and her husband, Jason, Northport, Ala. and great-grandchildren, Talon McKinney, Skye McKinney, Taylor Tashe and Chase Cook.
A memorial service was held at Williamsburg United Methodist Church. A graveside service was held later in Middletown N.J.
Memorial contributions may be made to Williamsburg United Methodist Church, 514 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188; Williamsburg Police Department, 425 Arm-istead Ave., Williamsburg, VA 23185; or California ALS Foundation, 21021 Ventura Blvd., Suite 321, Woodland Hills, CA 91364.
Condolences may be registered online at www.nelsonfh.com.
Veva (Jeanie) Cain
Former Salida resident Veva (Jeanie) Cain died July 27, 2003, at Muskogee Regional Medical Center.
Jeanie O’Haver was born in Phippsburgh on Feb. 5, 1925, to Thomas and Marguerite O’Haver. She had two brothers, Robert R. O’Haver and Thomas D. O’Haver.
The family later moved to Salida, where she attended school. She graduated from Mt. St. Scholastica Academy in 1943.
She worked at the Colorado Springs Day Nursery and the Denver Orphan’s Home until her marriage in 1947 to Merlin Cain. One daughter, Donna Roadruck, was a result of this marriage.
In 1953, she returned to Salida where she worked as a switchboard operator for 28 years.
She was a faithful member of the United Methodist Church until she moved to Muskogee, Okla. in 1999.
While in Muskogee, she especially enjoyed the fellowship and family she found at Dogwood Creek Assisted Living and at Eastside Community Church. She had been a resident of Eastgate Retirement Village for the past three months.
She is survived by her brothers, Robert R. O’Haver and his wife, Mary of Oxen Hill, Md. and Thomas D. O’Haver (Doreen ) of Denver; daughter, Donna Roadruck and husband, David of Muskogee, Okla.; granddaughter, Gretchen Herringshaw (Stewart) of Windsor, Mo; grandson, Doug Roadruck of Muskogee, Okla.; great-grandson, Teddy Herringshaw and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Bradley Bell Chapel. Senior Pastor Marc Adams will officiate.
A memorial service will also be held in Salida at 2 p.m. Aug. 6 at the United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Eastside Community Church Building Fund or to the United Methodist Church in Salida.
Julian M. Maestas
Julian M. Maestas died July 18, 2003, because of complications of pneumonia.
He was born Jan. 28, 1924, in Salida, to John and Laura Maestas.
Mr. Maestas married his sweetheart, Betty Hudson Bates July 9, 1950 and they were inseparable for 53 years.
He enjoyed family gatherings, trips back home to Salida, gardening and baking cakes with Mom.
Mr. Maestas served in the Navy during World War II.
He was a member of Laborer’s Local Union No. 295.
Mr. Maestas was preceded in death by sons, Jimmy and Mike and his father.
He is survived by the love of his life, Betty; daughters, Barbara Lenning, Jackie (James) Hayes, Sherry Maestas (Joe); grandchildren, Jamie, Mark (Isabel), Tara (David), Tiffany (Terry), Sharnae; great-grandchildren, Chandler, Tyler, Braedon, Brooklynn, Bailee, Derek; brother, Jake (Theresa) Maestas; sisters, Betty (George) Roybal, Viola (Ben) Martinez, Dorothy (Ray) Maez, Gloria (Bel) Arch-uleta, Donna (George) Rendon and Juanita (Juan) Serna and mother, Laura Maestas.
Services were held at 11 a.m. July 22 at 32nd LDS Ward Chapel, 1145 W. 500 S, Salt Lake City, Utah. Interment was at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
John G. Struna
John G. Struna, 83, died July 28, 2003, in Denver.
He was born May 18, 1920, in Salida.
Mr. Struna was preceded in death by his wife, Justine, and daughter, Jeannie (Robert) Johnson.
He is survived by daughters, Kathy (Gordon) Wennen, Colorado Springs and Susan (Eugene) Capolungo, Littleton; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Salida, with burial following at Fairview Cemetery, Salida.
Memorial contributions may be made to Porter Hospice, 2379 S. High St., Denver, CO 80210.
Arrangements by Olinger Crown Hill Mortuary, Denver.
Leo ‘Bud’ Cook
Funeral services for Leo “Bud” Cook were held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.
Fr. Henry Grodecki C.M. officiated.
A poem was read by Amanda Smith and several taped musical selections were played.
Honorary pallbearers were Dan Johnson, Paul E. Nelson, James Nance, Carl Martellaro, Chester Price, Frank Showalter, Ralph Moore and Walt Iiams.
Arrangements were with Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.
Leo ‘Bud’ Cook
Leo “Bud” Cook, 77, Salida, died June 1, 2003, at the Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Cook was born Sept. 23, 1925, in Silt, to Leo F. and Gladys (Carpenter) Cook.
He was a Glenwood Springs High School graduate.
Mr. Cook married Patricia Veltrie Jan. 28, 1950, in Salida.
He was a longshoreman and built ships during World War II, he worked with the B&B gang for D&RGW and Koppers (creosote) Co. in Smeltertown.
Mr. Cook helped build the first nuclear power plant in Walla Walla, Wash. He was a branch manager for Pepsi for 27 years, and most recently worked in the sporting goods department at Wal-Mart.
Mr. Cook enjoyed fishing and meeting his friends at the bakery for coffee each morning. He was a past member of the Elks and a volunteer fireman.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Mr. Cook is survived by his wife, Patricia, Salida; sister, Marie (Mel) Jowell, Silt; sons, Gareth (Rhonda) Cook, Colorado Springs and Kelly (Penny) Cook, Salida; daughter, Lynola DeDual, Salida; sisters-in-law, Mary (Dan) Johnson, Emma Bernhardt and Betty Veltrie; grandchildren, Aaron (Treasure) Davis, Candance (Matt) Bernard, Andy Cook, Bradley Cook, Keli-Lyn Cook, Nicole Cook and Sydney Cook; great-grandchildren, Brandon Cook, Aiden Bernard and Serenity Davis; good friend, Allan Smith and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday at Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, people who wish may make mem-orial contributions to St. Joseph’s Helping Hands or the Ronald McDonald House in Colorado Springs through Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.
Oklahoma man dies in kayak accident north of Buena Vista
David Thomas Borrell, 47, of Frederick, Okla., died Monday after he was involved in a kayak accident on the Ark-ansas River about 2 miles upstream from Elephant Rock north of Buena Vista
Chaffee County Deputy Sheriff Joe McGuire reported Borrell was kayaking below the railroad bridge in the section of the river known as The Fractions about 11 a.m.
The river was flowing at about 3,100 cubic feet per second and The Fractions are Class IV rapids.
McGuire reported Borrell was accompanied by two friends in a raft. They were not involved in the accident.
Emergency workers transported Borrell to Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center in Salida where he was pronounced dead at 1 p.m.
Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office, Chaffee County Emergency Medical Services, Chaffee County Fire, Buena Vista Police Department, Buena Vista Search and Rescue and Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area personnel responded to the accident.
Chuck Nachtrieb, 88, Mesa Ariz., died May 16, 2003, in Mesa.
He was born to Charles and Ethel (Sebring) Nachtrieb in Nathrop at the Nachtrieb Ranch on Chalk Creek on April 9, 1915.
Services were held in Mesa, Ariz., May 29, where he was buried beside his wife, Rosie, who died Feb. 11, 1992.
He was also preceded in death by his mother and father; brothers, “Doc” Joe and Cal; sisters, Charlotte Armstrong, Martha Carson and Virginia Gates; half-brother, Walt Packard and half-sister, Margaret (Nachtrieb) Donley.
Mr. Nachtrieb is survived by his sister, Ruby (Nachtrieb) VanBuskirk, Buena Vista; sons, Charles H. Nachtrieb IV (Roberta), Buena Vista and Dana Nachtrieb (Dee), North Pole, Alaska; daughter, M. Kathryn DeLuca, Sierra Vista, Ariz.; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Chuck Nachtrieb, “Old Dad,” was born and raised on the family ranch in Nathrop. He went to work at an early age for Tom McQuaid on the Salt Creek Ranch in South Park as a cowboy and bronc buster.
He enjoyed rodeoing for many years and later became a rodeo clown, now called a bull fighter. He was a bareback and saddle bronc rider. He worked until he was 82 and then retired.
Mr. Nachtrieb did ranch work, logging, mining and prospected what is now the Homestake uranium mine on Marshall Pass.
He was a heavy equipment operator and helped build the Thule Airbase in Greenland in the early 1950s.
He had his own trucks and equipment in the 1960s and drove truck for many years were he picked up the handle, “Old Dad.”
He semi-retired in 1984 and managed a large storage unit complex in Mesa, Ariz., until he was 82. Mr. Nachtrieb became a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints during that time.
He enjoyed fishing, rodeos and watching all sports. He was a big fan of the church softball and baseball teams.
Mr. Nachtrieb enjoyed entertaining people playing piano, guitar or his harmonica.
“Old Dad” was always ready to tell a good story or give someone a helping hand.
An informal memorial service will be held in Mr. Nachtrieb’s memory at noon Saturday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1166 in Johnson Village.
Daniel S. Chavez
Daniel S. Chavez, 93, long-time Salida resident, died June 10, 2003, at Columbine Manor Nursing Home.
Mr. Chavez was born March 14, 1910, in Saguache, to Sabino and Carolina (Man-chego) Chavez.
He married Lucy Garcia Feb. 13, 1933, in Saguache.
Mr. Chavez was preceded in death by his parents; son, Zeke Chavez; brothers, Zeke and Manuel Chavez; sisters, Eva Chavez, Alici Lucero and grandson, Don Beauchamp.
He is survived by his wife, Lucy Chavez; sons, Dan (Helen) Chavez, Larry (Fede) Chavez and Sam (Helen) Chavez; daughters, Alberta (Ralph) DeLeo, Louise (John) Callison, Cecilia (Mel) Baker, Diana Lawson and Darlene (Jim) Williams; 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be at 10 a.m. Friday, with Mass of the Christian Burial to follow at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.
Funeral notice: Daniel S. Chavez
Mass of the Christian Burial for Daniel S. Chavez was held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Fr. Henry Grodecki C.M., officiated. The organist was DiAnn Bourget and the soloist was Dave Sommerhauser.
Musical selections were “Morning Has Broken,” “How Great Thou Art” and “Be Not Afraid.”
Pallbearers were John Callison, Mel Baker, Ron Baker, Worth Baker, Jim Williams and William Archuletta.
Honorary pallbearers were Rocky DeLeo, Ralph DeLeo and Daryl Salazar.
Interment was at Fairview Cemetery.
Arrangements were with Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.
Mildred Hillyer, 82, Buena Vista, died June 16, 2003, in the Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center, Salida.
She was born Jan. 20, 1921, in Fleming, to Joseph A. and Anna (Shelley) Stephens.
She married Wilbur S. Hillyer of Sterling, Sept. 6, 1941.
They lived in Sterling until Oct. 1, 1941, at which time the family moved to the Climax-Leadville area where they lived until Mr. Hillyer’s retirement Aug. 1, 1977.
On that date they moved to Buena Vista, spending several months each year in Phoenix, Ariz.
She was a member of the Leadville Assembly of God Church and Buena Vista Cornerstone Church.
Mrs. Hillyer is survived by her husband, Wilbur Hillyer, Buena Vista; daughter-in-law, Betty Hillyer, Buena Vista; daughter, Sharon (John) Stonehocker, Littleton; son, Bob (Debbie) Hillyer, Cedar-edge; daughter, Judy (Frank) Centanino, Casper, Wyo.; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Cornerstone Church, Buena Vista.
Donations may be made to the missions at the Cornerstone Church of Buena Vista.
Arrangements by Runyan Mortuary.
Anita (Valerio) Marques
Anita (Valerio) Marques, former Salida resident, died June 4, 2003, in Farmington, N.M.
She was born in Salida Feb. 13, 1926. She was the daughter of Roque and Antonia Valerio.
After moving from Salida she lived many years in New Mexico and Texas.
Mrs. Marques was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Claude Marques; children, Claudette and Ronald Marques and sisters, Alvina Maestas and Isabelle Strickland.
She is survived by her children, Richard Marques (Linda), Claudette Gabel (Alden), Darrell Marques (Barbara), Leonard Marques (Rose); five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and two brothers, Steven and Dennis Valerio.
Robert A ‘Babes’ Linza (funeral notice)
Memorial services for Robert A. “Babes” Linza were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.
Fr. Henry Grodecki C.M., officiated the service. The organist was DiAnn Bourget and soloists were Russ and Lynn Purcell.
Musical selections were “How Great Thou Art,” “Amazing Grace,” “You’ll Never Walk Alone” and “Rock of Ages.”
The Eulogy was given by Randy McFarland.
Members of Salida Elks Lodge No. 808 held their traditional memorial service and the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion did a flag presentation.
Arrangements were with Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.
Robert A. ‘Babes’ Linza
Robert A. “Babes” Linza, 75, lifelong Salida resident, died June 6, 2003, at Heart of The Rockies Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Linza was born May 24, 1928, in Salida, to Phillip and Julia (DeBuano) Linza.
He was a life member of the Elks Lodge No. 808. He was also a member of the American Legion and served his country in the Air Force.
Mr. Linza enjoyed fishing and collecting fishing poles.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Mickey, Joe and Carl Linza.
He is survived by his wife, Clara Linza, Salida; stepsons, Ron (Denna) Garrison, Las Vegas, Nev. and Gerry (Joyce) Garrison, Norton, Kan.; grandchildren, Alisha Garrison, Thornton; Jessica Garrison, Indiana and Jason Garrison and Justin (Patrice) Garrison, Las Vegas, Nev.; sisters, Fran (Ed) Plum, Buena Vista; Mary (Sam) DeLeo, Salida and Jennie Pierson, Missouri; brother, Pal Linza, Salida and uncle, Carl DeBuano, Salida; sisters-in-law, Kathy (Walter) Donaldson, Clifton; Vera John, Las Vegas, Nev. and Rena (Charles) Sinclair, Loveland; brothers-in-law, Orson (Jeanette) Kingham, Las Vegas, Nev.; Fred (Carolyn) Kingham, Norton, Kan. and John (Anna) Kingham, Norton, Kan.; seven great-grandchildren, special niece, Kerrie (Randy) McFarland, Salida and many other nieces and nephews.
Services are set for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.
Friends who desire may make memorial contributions to the charity of their choice through Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.
John P. Linza
John P. Linza, 57, died April 2, 2004, at his home.
He was born Jan. 18, 1947, in Salida, to Carl and Lillian Linza who preceded him in death along with his son, David Linza and grandmother, Julia Linza.
Mr. Linza is survived by his wife of 14 years, Louise McDonnell; children, Michelle Linza, Erik Linza and Jennifer (Jerad) Bond; sisters, Kerrie (Randy) McFarland and Jeri (Steve) Linde; grandchildren, Tony Linza and Connor Bond; niece, Sara McFarland; nephew, Dan-iel McFarland; numerous aunts, uncles, friends and special friends, Larry Reed and Eddie Maestas.
He was employed as a conductor by the Union Pacific Railroad for 34 years.
At his request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at George Mc-Carthy Historic Chapel, 400 Broadway, Pueblo.
Kathleen Elizabeth Argys
Kathleen Elizabeth Argys, 70, Salida, died April 5, 2004, at Heart of the Rockies Reg-ional Medical Center.
Mrs. Argys was born June 10, 1933, in Salida, to Peter and Yolanda (Alloy) Davidoff.
She married George Argys Feb. 14, 1953, in Pueblo.
Her interests included painting, camping and four wheeling.
Mrs. Argys is survived by her mother, Yolanda Spino, Salida; husband, George Argys, Salida; daughters, Debra (George) Zambrano, Pueblo and Sherrie (Patrick) DeGraffenreiv, Littleton; brothers, David Davidoff, Salida and Pete (Kathy) Davidoff, Steamboat Springs; step-brothers, Al (Helen) Spino, Las Vegas, Nev. and John (Betty) Spino, Salida; brother-in-law, Ted Argys, Salida; four grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Peter Davidoff; stepfather, Albert Spino; son, George Argys Jr. and a grandson.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. Thursday at Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home. Interment will take place at Fairview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society through Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.
Kathleen Elizabeth Argys: Funeral notice
Funeral services for Kathleen Elizabeth Argys were held at 1 p.m. April 8, 2004 at Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.
Fr. Henry Grodecki officiated the service. The musicians were DiAnn Bourget and Jeanne Kostelic. The musical selection was “Ave Maria.”
Pallbearers were George Zambrano, George Zambrano Jr., Patrick DeGraffenreid, Ralph Coscarella, Bill Cook, John Spino and John Dykins.
Interment followed at Fair-view Cemetery.
Arrangements were with Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.