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Gazette Premium Content Deaths for Aug. 27, 2013

Staff reports Published: September 5, 2013

Helen Augustenborg

Born Oct. 6, 1933.

Died Aug. 23, 2013.

Homemaker, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by four sons, Ken, Dan, Gary and Steve, a daughter, Mary Ritza, a brother, John Ortner; and three sisters, Dorthy Ortner, Marie Mailander and Catherine Goddard. Visitation, 5 to 6 p.m. with Rosary to follow Aug. 28, Cappadona's Family Services Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Aug. 29, Holy Apostle Catholic Church, 4925 North Carefree. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery. Cappadona Funeral Home.

George A. Babich

Born Oct. 23, 1929.

Died Aug. 25, 2013.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Christene. Shrine of Remembrance.

Rosemary Ann Dunbar

Born Aug. 1, 1922.

Died Aug. 26, 2013.

Homemaker, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, James J., and a daughter, Kerry. The Springs Funeral Services.

Douglas Freed

Born March 12, 1930.

Died June 18, 2013.

Professor, Colorado College emeritus. Celebration of life service 10 a.m. Sept. 7 Shove Chapel, 1010 North Nevada Avenue. Science Care.

elizabeth e. frymire

Born March 15, 1924.

Died July 2, 2013.

Housewife, longtime Colorado Springs resident. survived by sons, Donald, and Richard Peterson, and seven grandchildren. Services private Zimmerman and Sandeman Funeral Home, Illinois.

Sandra Kae Laxson

Born June 2, 1947.

Died June, 20 2013.

Retired instructor, longtime Manitou Springs resident. Survived by her husband John, son Todd and daughter Jennifer. Memorial service 9 a.m., Sept. 7 at Hillside Gardens.

george b. megilligan

Born Dec. 20, 1921.

Died Aug. 22, 2013.

Chief Warrant Officer U.S. Air Force, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife Annie sons, Dan, Jerry, Grayson, Glenn, Rick, David, daughters Suzi, son-in-law Ted Young, sister Alice Criscuolo, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Memorial service private.

Paul H. Olmsted

Born Nov. 1, 1945.

Died Aug. 23, 2013.

Retired U.S. Air Force Communications, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Beverly, a son, Paul; and a daughter, Susan Cline. Visitation, 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 29, Cappadona's Family Services Funeral Home. Interment, Fort Logan National Cemetery. Cappadona Funeral Home.

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, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Pulpit Rock Church, 301 Austin Bluffs Parkway. The Springs Funeral Services.

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