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Deaths for April 5, 2017

April 4, 2017 Updated: April 4, 2017 at 11:20 pm
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Staff Sgt. Austin Leo Bieren

Born Jan. 7, 1992.

Died March 28, 2017.

U.S. Air Force, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Rachel; his father, JT; his mother, Tracy Finck; his stepfather, Jody Finck; his stepmother, Amber; and a sister, Brianne. Memorial service, 2 p.m. April 8, Peterson Air Force Base Chapel, 455 Vincent St., Building 1410. Service, 11 a.m. April 9, The Springs Funeral Services - North. The Springs Funeral Services.

Thomas Lee Darneal

Born Aug. 7, 1943.

Died April 1, 2017.

Attorney, U.S. Air Force, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Jean Lorraine; a son, Thomas G.; a daughter, Leigh Ann Mertens; a brother, David Samuelson; a sister, Erica Gabriel; and five grandchildren. Memorial service, 6:30 p.m. April 11, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2226 N. Corona St. The Springs Funeral Services.

Aaron L. Dunlap

Born July 16, 1980.

Died April 2, 2017.

Custodian, 26-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his parents, Melvin and Sharon; a sister, Andrea; and a brother, Melvin II. Visitation, 1 to 2 p.m. Apri 7, Evergreen Funeral Home. Memorial service, 3 p.m. April 7, Rocky Mountain Calvary, 4285 N. Academy Blvd. Evergreen Funeral Home.

John C. Hudson

Born March 23, 1947.

Died March 28, 2017.

Lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Visitation, 9:15 to 10 a.m. April 7, Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home. Service, 10 a.m. April 7, Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

David B. Kerwin

Born Oct. 7, 1957.

Died April 3, 2017.

Thirty-three-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Cindy; three daughters, Melissa, Teresa and Brenna; two brothers, James and Sean; a sister, Mary Louise; and a grandchild. Visitation, 5 to 7 p.m. April 6, Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Rosary, 7 p.m. April 6, Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. April 8, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 2650 Parish View. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Willis "Will" Ardell Nichols

Born Sept. 9, 1935.

Died March 25, 2017.

City utilities meter man, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his companion, Patricia Flood; four sons, Steven Hensen, Mark, Martin and Andrew; and two daughters, Teresa Hensen and Cristina Stevens. Visitation, 9 to 10 a.m. April 7, The Springs Funeral Services. Service, 10 a.m. April 7, The Springs Funeral Services. Graveside services, 1:15 p.m. April 7, Fort Logan National Cemetery. The Springs Funeral Services.

Donald G. Shelstad sr.

Born Aug. 17, 1929.

Died April 1, 2017.

Retired first sergeant, U.S. Army, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Elfriede; two sons, Timothy and Donald Jr.; a daughter, Patty Curl; two brothers, John and Keith; three sisters, Leona Teske, Connie Shelstad and Betty Morris; and eight grandchildren. Celebration of life service, 10 a.m. April 8, with reception to follow, Good Shepard United Methodist Church, 1201 Leta Drive. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Marshall States

Born Feb. 23, 1954.

Died March 29, 2017.

Mechanic, longtime Cascade resident. Survived by five sons, Marshall Jr., Quentin, Michael, William and Sabastian; a daughter, Amber Seal; and two brothers, Bruce and Virgil. Celebration of life service, noon April 6, Cappadona Funeral Chapel. Cappadona Funeral Home.

Kathelan A. Vargas

Born Sept. 9, 1958.

Died April 1, 2017.

Nutritionist, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two daughters, Trina Sintas and Adrian Serrano; her mother, Dorothy Kintz-Sandoval; two brothers, Glen and Jimmy; and a sister, Marylou Hernandez. Memorial service, 2 p.m. April 6, Angelus Funeral Directors. Angelus Funeral Directors.

Sandra Elaine Weigel

Born Jan. 26, 1955.

Died April 3, 2017.

Preschool teacher, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Timothy; and three sons, Brian Cheney, Justin Munger and Jason Munger. Services pending. The Springs Funeral Services - North.

William Weiser

Born March 6, 1919.

Died March 26, 2017.

Retired officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force, 46-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by three daughters, Libby Weiser, Susan Wegner and Dr. Patricia Easteal. Private celebration of life service. Inurnment, Cappadona's Family Services Funeral Home. Cappadona Funeral Home.

Delma Louise Wendling

Born Aug. 24, 1932.

Died April 1, 2017.

Secretary, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Clarence; a son, Jeff; a daughter, Jan Garrett; two sisters, Ruth West and Rita Baker; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial service, 1 p.m. April 15, The Springs Funeral Services - North. The Springs Funeral Services - North.

Eileen M. Whittenbeck

Born May 3, 1929.

Died April 3, 2017.

Lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two daughters, Terry Kay Smith and Peggy Jean Sinclair; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

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