JUDITH WALL STEWARD
Judith Wall Steward passed away November 22, 2002 at Pikes Peak Hospice after her battle with cancer. She is survived by her spouse, R. Dean Steward. They were married July 11, 1987 in Colorado Springs. She is also survived by her son, Jeff Stone, of Albuquerque; her daughter, Jennifer Stone, of Denver; sister Marsha Wall of CSC, her brother, John Wall, of Atlanta; and her parents, Alene and Jim Wall of CSC; four grandchildren and two loving dogs, Coco and Parker.
She was born November 11, 1944 in Wausau, WI. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1967 as a medical technologist, and came to Denver, where she worked at Rose, Porter, and Presbyterian St. Luke. In 1975, she moved to Colorado Springs and worked at Memorial Hospital until retiring in 1991.
She continued her college affiliation with Kappa Kappa Gamma, and was active with the local Colorado College chapter alumni association. She was a member of Woodmen Valley Chapel, and volunteered in the administrative offices. She was also a member of the Colorado Springs Country Club and enjoyed golf and tennis. Other favorite activities included traveling with her husband, skiing, scuba diving, bridge, hunting and fly fishing. The couple also enjoyed spending time in Southfork, CO., at their home on the Rio Grande.
She was admired for her strength, perseverance, and grace during her illness; and was an inspiration to her friends and family. Judy’s family would like to thank all her friends and caregivers for their support during her battle with cancer.
Memorial service will be at the Worship Center at Woodmen Valley Chapel, on December 4, 2002 477 Woodmen Road at 4:30 p.m., followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 East Pikes Peak Avenue, Suite 600, Colorado Springs, CO., 80903.
JOHN E. HIMMELBAUER
John E. Himmelbauer, age 72, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2002 in St. Louis, MO.
Beloved husband of the late Velma Himmelbauer (nee: Petrescue). Loving father of Linda Himmelbauer, Denver, CO.; Lisa Himmelbauer- Anderson, Colorado Springs, CO.; and John Himmelbauer, Saalfelden, Austria. Dear brother of Chrystel Bielang, Salzburg, Austria. Loving grandfather of Sarah and Dominik Himmelbauer.
Chapel services were held.
Family was assisted by the Cremation Association Midwest, St. Louis, MO. 314-533-1093.
DELLA A. NOLAN
Della A. Nolan of Colorado Springs, CO., passed away November 22, 2002 at home.
Della was born December 3, 1936 in Colorado Springs, CO., to Thomas and Dorothy Daugherty, who are deceased. She was actively involved in her community but, above all, she was a beloved homemaker. Della never remarried after her divorce to Joseph Nolan. She is survived by her children, Cheryl Sutton, Kim Stutzman and her husband Darrel, James Nolan and wife Bridget. Her sister, Sharon Coster and family, her dear aunt and best friend, Kay Bestol. Grandchildren, Amy Flores and family, Joseph Sutton, Chad Stutzman, Melissa Stutzman, and great grandchild John Flores III.
Della touched the hearts of many people who loved her dearly. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.
Services will be held on Tuesday, November 26, at 11:00 a.m., at Blunt Mortuary, 2229 West Colorado Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO. Burial at Evergreen Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, charitable donations can be made to Fountain Senior Services at 5725 Southmoor Drive in Fountain, CO., a place near and dear to her heart. 719-520-6470.
MARGARET ELIZABETH LEWIS
Margaret Elizabeth Lewis was born in Goodland, TX., to Margaret and Frank Strange on January 28, 1916. She married Preston Lewis on March 3, 1937. She is survived by sons John Lewis and wife Lorine; Don Lewis and wife Shara of Colorado Springs; four grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren. Her husband and brother, Frank Strange, preceded her in death.
She worked at the family owned restaurant, The Chicken Shack, in Waco, TX., and co-owned The Chicken Shack in Dallas. She moved to Colorado Springs in 1963. She was employed at The Broadmoor, El Pomar Foundation, Silver Key and Elk’s Trimble Charity Fund.
Funeral services will be November 26, 2002 at 2:00 p.m., at Shrine of Remembrance. Interment will be at Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to Silver Key, 2250 Bott Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO., 80904, or Make-A-Wish Foundation of Colorado, 1241 South Parker Road, #100, Denver, CO., 80231.
KATHERINE EARLENE PALOMBA
Katherine leaves us now to be reunited with her beloved husband, Armand, in the Alcove Of Love to spend eternity.
Katherine was born September 15, 1917 in Huntsville, AL., the sixth child out of 11 children born to Estel and Bennie (Hall) Baucom.
Katherine moved to Colorado Springs, CO., where she fell in love and married Armand Palomba, November 2, 1945. They devoted seven years caring for abused children for the state of Colorado. In 1961, they opened their first of three service stations, which they worked side by side for 37 years before retiring. She loved football, baseball, crossword puzzles and ice cream.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Armand, and son Rick. She is survived by a daughter, Penny Friend, son-in-law Steven Sindt, five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 26, 2002 at Memorial Gardens Chapel, 3825 Airport Road.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Marion House Soup Kitchen, 29 East Kiowa Street, Colorado Springs, CO., 80903.
ANN MARIE LARDIE
Ann Marie Lardie was born near Munising, MI., on May 17, 1910. She died in Monument, CO. on November 24, 2002 at the age of 92. Ann lived in Michigan for most of her life. She moved to Colorado in 2001 to be close to her family.
Ann was raised in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and was very proud of her Finnish heritage. She spoke Finnish until she started school, where she learned to speak English. Education was always very important to her. Ann moved to Detroit and received her RN degree from Grace Hospital. Ann was married on February 14, 1942 to Anthony Lardie, who preceded her in death. Ann held a bachelors degree from Wayne State University. She was a public health nurse from 1935 to 1947, and also worked for The Michigan League for Nursing as Nursing Coordinator from 1960 – 1972. She taught health career classes for Wayne Community College from 1972 – 1974.
Ann is survived by a son, Henry Lardie and his wife Dorothy of Monument, and a daughter, Susan Smith and her husband David of Black Forest. She is also survived by three grandsons: Tony Lardie of Monument, Chris Smith and his wife Anjelica of Colorado Springs, and Jeremy Smith and his wife Sara of State College, PA. She leaves one granddaughter, Hillary Lardie of Monument. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by brothers Tom, Charles, Eero and Ray Niemi, and by sisters Ella Niemi and Aune Matson.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Wednesday, November 27, at Pinecrest Chapel, 106 Greeley Blvd., in Palmer Lake.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 East Pikes Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO., 80903.
Arrangements are being handled by Cappadona’s Alternative Funeral Services.
DONNA ADELE ALLFREE
Born July 5, 1952. Died Nov. 22, 2002.
Homemaker, 10-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Dale Houston Allfree; a son, Heath Edward Allfree. Inurnment, Evergreen Cemetery. Cappadona’s Alternative Funeral Service.
DEAN O. CROUSE
Born Nov. 4, 1938. Died Nov. 23, 2002.
Auto mechanic, 29-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, George Crouse; and a daughter, Catherine Hanson. Burial, Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Pikes Peak Funeral and Cremation Services.
Born Oct. 30, 1950. Died Nov. 21, 2002.
Financial analyst, 2-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a daughter, Danielle DeWitt Graham. Swan Law Funeral Directors.
ANN MARIE LARDIE
Born May 17, 1910. Died Nov. 24, 2002.
Nurse, 2-year Monument resident. Survived by a son, Henry; and a daughter, Susan Smith. Memorial services, 1 p.m., Wednesday, Pinecrest Chapel, 106 Greeley Ave, Palmer Lake. Cappadona’s Alternative Funeral Service
MARION E. LIVENGOOD
Born Dec. 23, 1912. Died Nov. 11, 2002.
Farmer, Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Rod; and a daughter, Connie Keift. Cappadona’s Alternative Funeral Service.
GERTRUDE FRANCES MURPHY
Born March 4, 1913. Died Nov. 24, 2002.
Homemaker, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by four sons, Charles J., Dr. Martin J., Jr, John Patrick Michael, and Edward A.; and a daughter, Sheila M. Visitation, 1 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Swan Law Funeral Home. Rosary, 7 p.m., Wednesday, St. Pauls Catholic Church, 9 El Pomar Road. Services, 10 a.m., Friday, St. Pauls Catholic Church.
DELLA A. NOLAN
Born Dec. 3, 1936. Died Nov. 22, 2002.
Homemaker, lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, James; and two daughters, Cheryl Sutton, and Kim Stutzman. Visitation, 9 to 11 a.m., today, Blunt Mortuary Chapel. Services, 11 a.m., today, Blunt Mortuary Chapel. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery.
Doris L. Eastberg
Memorial services, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Swan Law Cascade Chapel.
Paul Van Houten
Celebration of Life service, 4 p.m., today, Olympian Plaza Reception and Event Center, 975 S. Union Blvd.
Services, 2 p.m., today, Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel of Roses. Burial, Memorial Gardens. Shrine of Remembrance Rose Gardens.
Dr. Herta E. Lukaszewicz
Services, 2 p.m., Friday, Shrine of Remembrance, “America the Beautiful,” Chapel of Roses. Inurnment.
Memorial service, 1:30 p.m., today, Woodmen Valley Stone Chapel, 477 Woodmen Valley Road.
Retired Sgt. Maj. Lloyd L. Millner
Memorial Services 10 a.m., today, Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel of Roses.
Katherine Earlene Palomba
Services, 2 p.m., today, Memorial Gardens Chapel. Inurnment, Memorial Gardens.
Services, 10 a.m. today, The Immanuel Lutheran Church. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery. Evergreen Funeral Home.
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