October 19, 1935 - - December 25, 2015
Darlene Ethel Willard, born Darlyn Franklin, to Charles and Margaret Franklin of Leadville. Margaret re-married Verl Vorhies who Darlene would always refer to as her Dad. The family relocated to Canon City and opened up the McClure Hotel. She graduated from Canon City High School; Class of 1953. In 1952 Robert Willard walked into the hotel and into Darlene's heart. Just seve ...
November 30, 1946 - - November 28, 2015
Chris M. Wolfe, 68, passed away on November 28, 2015 in Canon City, CO. Chris was the son of Melvin and Catherine (Edwards) Wolfe, born in Long Beach, CA on November 30, 1946.
He is survived by his brothers, Russell Wolfe of Florence, CO and Todd (Alice) Wolfe of Lancaster, CA; and his sister, Joanne (Walt) Old of Lancaster, CA. He is also survived by numerous cousins, nieces a ...
August 15, 1934 - - August 07, 2015
Donna Mae Fischer Wilson died Aug. 7, 2015, just a week shy of her 81st birthday, in Cañon City, Colorado, from complications following a pelvic fracture.
On Aug.15, 1934, her grandmother, Anna Kronschnabel Fischer, delivered Donna into the world at West Spring Street in Appleton, Wisconsin. She was the sixth of nine children born to Frank and Anne Fischer.
Donna attended elem ...
October 18, 1921 - - October 23, 2014
Frances Joseph “Frank” Winkiewicz, 93, passed away October 23, 2014 in Florence, Colorado. The son of Albin and Anna (Metisecal) Winkiewicz, he was born in Cloquet, Minnesota on October 18, 1921.
A veteran of both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Coast Guard, Frank served during WWII. Frank married Velma Maybelle Porter, and together they had two children. Besides working as a ma ...
January 07, 1917 - - August 17, 2014
Myrle W. Wilson, 97, passed away August 17, 2014 in Cañon City, Colorado. She was born January 7, 1917 in Sedgwick, Kansas to William Franklin and Dora May (Ewing) Warren.
Myrle was united in marriage to William Wilson who preceded her in death. She is survived by six nieces, two nephews and numerous great nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Jud ...
December 15, 1946 - - May 18, 2014
Marvin Dean Wing, 67, died May 18, 2014 at his home in Canon City, CO. He was born to Ralph and Mary (Connor) Wing on December 15, 1946 in Cripple Creek, CO, and was raised in the Goldfield / Victor area.
Marvin graduated from Cripple Creek Victor High School in 1964. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He worked as a technician for Xerox Corporation for 30 years.
Mr. Wing is s ...
August 30, 1924 - - November 02, 2013
Joseph Clifton Woods, loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great grandfather, uncle, and loyal friend, went to be with our Lord on November 2, 2013. Joseph was born on August 30, 1924, in Mercury, TX, to Victor H. Woods, Sr., and Lela Elizabeth Long. He was married to Edith June Lollar on June 19, 1944, in Hooker, OK.
Joseph served in the Army Air Corps from ...
April 27, 1920 - - August 27, 2013
Verdella Willis, 93, passed away August 27, 2013 in Canon City, CO. The daughter of Luther and Mattie (Miller) Clark, she was born on April 27, 1920 in Guffey, CO.
On April 5, 1938, Verdella was united in marriage to Floyd J. “Bus” Willis in Canon City, CO. They moved to Canon City in 1955. Together they enjoyed ranching for many years in Webster Park. They were life long f ...
William Worthen Sr
October 26, 1936 - - August 26, 2013
William (Bill) Eugene Worthen Sr., 76, passed away on August 26th, 2013 at his home with his family by his side. He was born October 26th 1936 to Willis William Worthen Jr. and Fem Beatrice Bass in Clayton, Missouri.
Bill was raised in St. Louis, Missouri, living there until he enlisted in the U.S. Navy in November of 1955. He served his country for seven years, a service in wh ...
May 25, 1933 - - July 28, 2013
Eldon Ray Wheeler, 80, passed away July 28, 2013 in Canon City, Colorado. He was born May 25, 1933 in La Junta, Colorado to Henry S. and Lilly P. (Nickols) Wheeler.
Ray grew up in Las Animas, graduating from Bent County High School in 1951. He attended Western State College, earning his teaching degree in 1956. While at Western State, he was named an All American Basketball pla ...