James Allen Akers
Born Oct. 10, 1939. Died April 5, 2017.
Clerk, longtime Calhan resident. Survived by a son, Ryan J.; and a sister, Darlene Ansley. Visitation, 2 to 4 p.m. April 15, Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Memorial service, 10 a.m. April 22, Ellicott United Methodist Church, 23252 Colorado 94, Calhan. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.
Ernestina S. Chavarria
Born June 15, 1932. Died April 6, 2017.
Retired surgical technician, 21-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Nick L. Jr.; five daughters, Irene Barela, Carol C-Martinez, Debra Rouse, Rebecca Rosa and Christine; 17 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation, 6 to 8 p.m. April 13, Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home. Service, 10 a.m. April 14, Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Burial, Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.