March 15, 1969 - - June 21, 2015
William “Billy” Howard Beitler, the son of William and Carolyn Beitler, was born in Wichita, Kansas on March 15, 1969. He went to be with the Lord on June 21, 2015.
Bill moved to Canon City with his family when he was eighteen months old. He graduated from Canon City High School in 1987.
Bill is survived by both of his parents and his children Chance (Jamie) Beitler, Heathe ...
October 26, 1966 - - July 30, 2014
Lanelle, the daughter of Donald and Dorothy (Slanovich) Ryan was a Cañon City native. She graduated from St. Scholastica Academy in 1985 and received her Associate’s degree in business from Pueblo Community College. She and her husband, Thom Busch, formerly owned and operated The Shop, a motorcycle equipment and repair shop on Ninth Street. She loved to drive and enjoyed dri ...
April 05, 1932 - - December 19, 2013
Carmen Patricia “Pat” Blacksten, 81, passed away December 19, 2013 in Colorado Springs, CO. She was born in Sommerville, MA on April 5, 1932 to Raymond and Antoinette (Vaudo) Patalano.
Pat was widowed at a very young age and left to raise 3 young children, ages 9, 5, and 4. She never whined or complained about her lot in life. She embraced her life and loved her family. Pat ...
September 26, 1936 - - September 16, 2013
Ferdinand J. Buchholz, 76, passed away September 16, 2013 in Florence, Colorado. He was born in Denver, Colorado on September 26, 1936 to Ferdinand and Marie (Rau) Buchholz Sr.
Ferdinand was employed as a truck driver for Hadley Auto Transport. He enjoyed working with wood, gardening and growing roses and was a lifetime member of the American Legion. Ferdinand was a good hu ...
October 16, 1925 - - September 08, 2013
Dorothy Jean Bridges, 87, passed away September 8, 2013 in Canon City, Colorado. She was born October 16, 1925 in Canon City to Winfred R. and Minnie D. (Grassmann) Jones. She attended schools in Canon City, graduating from CCHS in 1943.
On August 26, 1951, Dorothy was united in marriage to John Bailey Bridges at the First United Methodist Church in Canon City. She was a secret ...
May 25, 1931 - - July 25, 2013
Alfred L. Black, 82, passed away July 25, 2013 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Son of Alvin G. and Zella A. (Gibbs) Black, he was born May 25, 1931 in Salida, CO.
Alfred married his high school sweetheart Geraldine Brady on June 15, 1952.
A veteran of the U.S. Army, Alfred served from 1955 to 1957 in Korea.
A testament to how Alfred showed his concern for his local community, ...
November 26, 1919 - - April 09, 2013
David Wellington Batchelor, 93, died on April 9, 2013 in Canon City, Colorado. He was born November 26, 1919 to George W. and Nellie Mae (Perkins) Batchelor in Ft Wayne, Indiana.
David was a veteran of the U. S. Navy, serving during WWII. He was a member of the Methodist Church, Elks, V.F.W., and Masonic 32nd Degree Lodge.
Mr. Batchelor is survived by his son, David R. Ba ...
December 01, 1915 - - June 17, 2012
Adele Bruner was born in Fort Collins, CO, December 1, 1915 to Florence (Gillette) and DeWitt Malcouronne. She attended schools in Fort Collins, graduating from what is now Colorado State University with a degree in Sociology. In college she was active in many campus activities including the Dramatic Club, Spur, Hesperia, Alpha Chi Alpha, Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, the campus n ...
Catherine Benson, Williams-Gill
December 27, 1927 - - April 01, 2012
Memorial Service Saturday for Cathy (Benson, Williams, Gill)
Celebrate the life of long-time valley resident Cathy (Benson, Williams, Gill) loving wife, parent, business woman, volunteer, and friend of community activities, at 11 AM Saturday 7 April, 2012 West Gymnasium and Multi-purpose room, Custer County School.
Cathy met her Lord Sunday morning at home April 1, 2012 at ag ...