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Gazette Premium Content Deaths for Aug. 25, 2013

Staff reports Published: September 5, 2013

Thomas Roy Crocker

Born Sept. 17, 1945.

Died Aug. 21, 2013.

Self-employed in construction, lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two sons, Scott and Chad; a daughter, Lana Garland; his mother, Miriam; five grandsons; and a granddaughter. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Aug. 30, Chapel of Memories. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Tomii Dixon

Born Dec. 10, 1919.

Died Aug. 22, 2013.

Homemaker, longtime Colorado Springs/Security resident. Visitation, 10 a.m., with Mass of Christian Burial to follow, Aug. 28, St. Dominic Catholic Church, 5354 S. U.S. 85/87, Security. Entombment, Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Funeral Home.

monte lee ericson

Born Feb. 24, 1940.

Died Aug. 14, 2013.

20-year Army veteran, Drake and Nixon power plants. Survived by his wife, Setsue; three sons, George, John and Eric; a daughter, Miko; and 12 grandchildren. Service, 1 p.m. Aug. 27, Provider Chapel on Fort Carson, Building 1350.

Lurline A. Gerber

Born Jan. 30, 1910.

Died Aug. 22, 2013.

Homemaker, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Lonnie; and two daughters, Loree and Deanna. Visitation, 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 25, The Springs Funeral Services. Graveside services, 11 a.m. Aug. 26, Evergreen Cemetery. The Springs Funeral Services.

Mary A. Hall

Born Aug. 27, 1950.

Died Aug. 21, 2013.

Health care professional, lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a daughter, Sheila Rae Petitjean; a brother, Dennis Kucerik; and two grandchildren. Celebration of life service, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Aug. 27, Olympian Plaza Reception and Event Center, 975 S. Union Blvd. Private inurnment, Calhan Cemetery. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Joanna Gail Jackson

Born Dec. 15, 1970.

Died Aug. 23, 2013.

Secretary for Timberline Baptist Church, author, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her father, Myron "Mick" K.; her mother, Beverly Talley; a brother, Lt. Col. Russell K.; and two sisters, Julie A. Ribordy and Jennie L. Morgan. Visitation, 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 30, Timberline Baptist Church, 521 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs. Service, 2 p.m. Aug. 31, Timberline Baptist Church, 521 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs. Interment, Crystal Valley Cemetery. The Springs Funeral Services.

Mae Knudson

Born April 30, 1928.

Died Aug. 19, 2013.

Lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two sons, Michael and Mark Williams; and a daughter, Twyla Zittle. Graveside services, 11 a.m. Aug. 30, Chapel of Our Savior Episcopal Church, 8 4th St. Celebration of life service, 10 a.m. Aug. 31, St. Raphael Episcopal Church, 802 Leta Drive. Dove-Witt Family Mortuary.

Linda M. Marshall-Shuster

Born Aug. 18, 1952.

Died Aug. 21, 2013.

Local caterer, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two sons, Dylan and Wesley Shuster; a daughter, Emily Trigeros; her father, Stanley Durban; a brother, Richard Durban; and a sister, Deborah Norris. Celebration of life service, 1 p.m. Sept. 7, St. Paul Catholic Church, 9 El Pomar Road. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.Benjamin Leroy Schafer

Born Sept. 28, 1928.

Died Aug. 14, 2013.

Carpenter, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Lois; three sons, Jerry, Tom and David; and two daughters, Sherilyn Carlson and Sharla Lineberger. Graveside services, 9 a.m. Aug. 31, Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial service to follow at Pulpit Rock Church, 301 Austin Bluffs Parkway. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery. The Springs Funeral Services.

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