Death notices for May 15, 2013

May 15, 2013 Updated: May 17, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Sgt. Abel C. Aragon

Born June 26, 1944. Died May 11, 2013.

U.S. Army, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Duane; and a daughter, Corina Hopper. Memorial service, 2 p.m. May 17, Evergreen Funeral Home. Evergreen Funeral Home.

Nelda Lea Benton

Born Jan. 16, 1941. Died May 13, 2013.

Homemaker, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a daughter, Robin Brawdy. The Springs Funeral Services.

Richard Louis Best

Born Sept. 8, 1945. Died May 4, 2013.

Security technician, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two sons, Austin Best and Michael Marks; four daughters, Erin Best, Kelsey Best, Jamie Marks and Jennifer Kofoed; and three grandchildren. Memorial service, noon June 7, Cappadona Funeral Home. Front Range Crematory.

Frank P. Fehn

Born Oct. 25, 1928. Died April 23, 2013.

Former sheriff of Teller County, served in U.S. Army Air Corp, longtime Woodland Park resident. Survived by his wife, Lucile; two daughters, Mary Patrice and Joanne Frances; and two stepsons, Timothy Wade VanPelt and Randal Thomas VanPelt Hessong. Service, 10 a.m. May 20, Holy Rosary Chapel, 4435 Holiday Trail, Cascade. Interment with military honors, 2:15 p.m. May 20, Fort Logan National Cemetery. Lake Havasu Mortuary and Crematory, Lake Havasu City, Ariz.

Deacon Arnold Hess

Born Aug. 22, 1931. Died May 11, 2013.

Retired engineer with Pacific Bell, deacon, two-year Black Forest resident. Survived by his wife, Barbara; a son, Kevin; three daughters, Teresa Fabbi, Denise Brown and Michele Graham; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation, 5 to 7 p.m., with rosary at 7 p.m., May 17, Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. May 18, Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Church, 11020 Teachout Road, Black Forest. Reception after Mass at the family home. Private inurnment, Mount Saint Francis Columbarium, 7665 Assisi Heights. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Mary Hook

Born Nov. 13, 1924. Died May 6, 2013.

Preschool owner, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by three sons, Michael Adragna, Patrick Adragna and Kelly Adragna. Celebration of life service, 11 a.m. May 20, Valley Christian Church, 145555 Link Road. Dove-Witt Family Mortuary.

Jean McGilchrist

Born May 16, 1940. Died May 9, 2013.

Worked for The Navigators, 37-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Donald; two daughters, Lindsey Deason and Alison McGilchrist; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial service, 10:30 a.m. July 11, Glen Eyrie Castle and Conference Center, 3820 N. 30th St. Cappadona Funeral Home.

Carolyn M. Richards

Born June 24, 1930. Died May 13, 2013.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Memorial service, 10 a.m. May 17, Dove-Witt Family Mortuary. Dove-Witt Family Mortuary.

E. June Sanders

Born Feb. 21, 1938. Died May 12, 2013.

Nurse, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Bill; and a son, Trenton Hall. Funeral service, 10 a.m. May 16, Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Lyn Strand

Born March 28, 1949. Died May 13, 2013.

Teacher and writer, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Tom; a son, Micah; a daughter, Meghan; her mother, Rosemary; a brother, Larry; and a sister, Kathi. Celebration of life service pending. Chapel of Memories.

Frederick William Zehr

Born Dec. 16, 1986. Died April 14, 2013.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his father, Frederick J.; his mother, LoisAnne M.; and a sister, M. Anna. Reception, 3 to 6 p.m. May 19, The Pineview Room, Country Club of Colorado, 125 E. Clubhouse Drive. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

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