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Gazette Premium Content Deaths for Aug. 20, 2013

Staff reports Published: August 20, 2013

Henry A Burns

Born April 26, 1928.

Died Aug. 16, 2013.

Minister, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Visitation, 10 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 22, Victory World Church, 3150 S. Academy Blvd. Interment, Evergreen Cemetery. Evergreen Funeral Home.

Barry C. Huggins

Born Nov. 3, 1948.

Died Aug. 16, 2013.

Nine-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Karen; a son, Fr. Benjamin; a daughter, Megan Land, and eight grandchildren. Memorial service, 4 p.m. Aug. 20, New Life Church, 11025 Voyager Parkway. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

gilbert matamoros jr.

Died Aug. 15, 2013.

Online condolences at Horancares.com

asako mcgriff

Born March 22, 1923,

Died Aug. 15, 2013.

Retired, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by three sons Lee, John, and David Wolfer. Visitation 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with graveside services to follow Aug. 21. Memorial Gardens.

Joan Laros Mitchell

Born May 20, 1922.

Died Aug. 16, 2013.

Museum gift shop manager, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by three sons, Mickey, Marcus and Jeff; and two daughters, Stephanie Mitchell and Lisa Kersting. The Springs Funeral Services.

hildegarde k. norris

Born March 15, 1922.

Died Aug. 18, 2013.

Registered nurse, 37-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by three sons, Chris, Harold "Hap" Jr., and Michael, and a daughter Judith Hansen. Memorial service 10 a.m. Aug. 23, St. Michael the Archangel Episcopal Church, 7400 Road. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Henry John Schwertfeger

Born April 8, 1925.

Died Aug. 17, 2013.

U.S. Coast Guard, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by three sons, Michael, Edward and Jeffrey; and a daughter, Cynthia Reading. Services private. The Springs Funeral Services.

johnny smith

Born June 25, 1922.

Died June 11, 2013.

Jazz guitarist, survived by his sons John H III, and David E, a daughter Kim Stewart, a brother Benjamin L, and three grandchildren. Celebration of life 11 a.m., with reception to follow Aug. 22, Shoves Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave.

Ruth D. Smith

Born July 11, 1916.

Died Aug. 16, 2013.

Army officer's wife, 54-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Douglas Charles Smith; and a stepdaughter, Linda Passafiume. Services private. Burial, Fairview Cemetery. Cappadona Funeral Home.

Maureen Joan Swezey

Born June 15, 1964.

Died Aug. 17, 2013.

Physician for U.S. Air Force, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Sean; and a daughter, Jaime. Service, 1 p.m. Aug. 24, The Springs Funeral Services. The Springs Funeral Services.

Wanita M. Tomanini

Born March 26, 1944.

Died Aug. 17, 2013.

Anesthesia technician, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Craig. Services private. Cappadona Funeral Home.

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