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Deaths for April 21, 2017

April 20, 2017 Updated: April 20, 2017 at 11:30 pm
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F.W. "Bill" Aspedon

Born March 29, 1927.

Died April 19, 2017.

Retired educational administrator, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Darlene; two daughters, Ann Marie Ulum and Beth Aspedon; and three grandchildren. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Raymond G. Avischious

Born Oct. 23, 1931.

Died April 19, 2017.

CEO of Shurfine Foods, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Arlene R.; two sons, Thomas and Gary; and five grandchildren. Visitation, 4 to 8 p.m. April 28, Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Memorial service, 2 p.m. April 29, First Presbyterian Church, 1515 N. Cascade Ave. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Paul O. Aylesbury

Born March 11, 1944.

Died April 18, 2017.

U.S. Army veteran, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Josefa; two sons, Arthur and John Paul; a daughter, Sarah V. McNeil; two brothers, David and Bradley; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Celebration of life service, 4 p.m. April 22, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1310 Aeroplaza Drive. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

John T. Bickett

Born May 14, 1934.

Died April 19, 2017.

Small-business owner, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Shirley; a son, John T. Jr.; a daughter, Katherine Peterson; and two grandchildren. Blunt Mortuary.

Jerry Lee Brill

Born Dec. 24, 1935.

Died April 18, 2017.

Real estate company owner, U.S. Air Force veteran, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Christa; a son, Kerry; and seven grandchildren. Memorial service, 2 p.m. April 24, Woodmen Valley Chapel-Rockrimmon, 290 E. Woodmen Road. The Springs Funeral Services.

Idella Brooks

Born Feb. 24, 1943.

Died April 17, 2017.

Retired teacher, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Bill; a son, William; three daughters, Valerie Anderson, Debra Lewis and Grace Denise; and a stepdaughter, Evonne Bailey. Visitation, 4 to 7 p.m. April 24, Angelus Funeral Directors. Service, 11 a.m. April 25, Angelus Funeral Directors. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery. Angelus Funeral Directors.

Patricia C. Montesano

Born Dec. 25, 1936.

Died April 18, 2017.

Executive secretary in civil service, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by five sons, Frank Jr., Paul, Chris, Mike and James; four daughters, Donna Diedrich, Patti Mattas, Mary Virginia Montesano and Rosemary Sweat; a brother, Frederick Brooker III; a sister, Margaret Stracuzzi; 18 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Rosary, 10 a.m. May 2, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2030 W. Colorado Ave. Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 a.m. May 2, Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial, May 3, Fort Logan National Cemetery. Blunt Mortuary.

Linda L. Morrison

Born Oct. 1, 1948.

Died April 19, 2017.

Twelve-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Joseph; a daughter, Tammy Marie Dillman; and six grandchildren. Celebration of life service, 10:30 a.m. April 22, Fellowship of the Rockies, 1625 S. 8th St. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Wanda M. Richardson

Born July 14, 1922.

Died April 1, 2017.

Teacher, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a daughter, Maureen Cullen. Alternative Cremation.

Andrew L. Swiatek

Born July 23, 1987.

Died April 15, 2017.

Self-employed, lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two sons, Devin and Serenity; two daughters, Ariana and Vladmir; a brother, Robert; and a sister, Shannon Rodriguez. Memorial service, 2 p.m. April 22, Evergreen Funeral Home. Evergreen Funeral Home.

Daniel J. Thompson

Born Jan. 20, 1986.

Died April 18, 2017.

Thiry-one-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two daughters, Bailey Thompson and Courie Garner; and a sister, Maranda Garcia. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

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