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Deaths for August 27, 2016

August 26, 2017 Updated: August 26, 2017 at 11:15 pm
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Ruby Mae Barcus

Born Feb. 22, 1935.

Died Aug. 23, 2017.

Probations clerk, eight-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Charles R.; two sons, Douglas and David; a daughter, Estelle Freeman; a sister, Joan Henry; and three grandchildren. Private family services. Private inurnment. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Valerie Anne Bauer

Born May 23, 1938.

Died Aug. 24, 2017.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two daughters, Joanna Love and Tracey Richardson; and three grandchildren. Memorial service, 1:30 p.m. Sept. 16, Heritage Baptist Church, 4808 Palmer Park Blvd. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Donald Everett Bland

Born Jan. 23, 1924.

Died Aug. 22, 2017.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a daughter, Teri Kleinholz; a sister, Ilda Henley; one grandchild; two great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Aug. 31, Springs First Church of the Nazarene, 4120 E. Fountain Blvd. Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

Thomasine H. Ferraton

Born Feb. 17, 1927.

Died Aug. 24, 2017.

Retired sales clerk, 25-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Scott. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Cheryl Lee Head

Born Oct. 22, 1954.

Died Aug. 24, 2017.

Real estate agent, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Ron; two sons, Brian and Craig Thorne; a stepdaughter, Lindsey Petersen; her mother, Joyce Johnson; a brother, Tom Johnson; and three grandchildren. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Aug. 30, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. The Springs Funeral Services - North.

Peter John Hedemark

Born Sept. 11, 1974.

Died Aug. 23, 2017.

Master plumber, U.S. Army veteran, 40-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Michael; a daughter, Sadie Hamilton; his mother, Helen; a brother, Curt; and a sister, Leta Taylor. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Aug. 31, Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Private inurnment. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Leonard Johnson

Born Dec. 16, 1941.

Died Aug. 21, 2017.

Tree trimmer, 46-year Manitou Springs resident. Survived by 10 sons, Loren, Karl, Sander, Kris, Travis, Dustin, Kyle, Taj, Tai and Sterling; five daughters, Shana, Lila Johnson Hammer, Leana Hebert, Sara and Mija; 35 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation, 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 30, Blunt Mortuary. Graveside services, 2 p.m. Aug. 31, Crystal Valley Cemetery. Burial, Crystal Valley Cemetery. Blunt Mortuary.

Linda E. Murr

Born July 9, 1944.

Died Aug. 25, 2017.

Retired, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Andrew; two daughters, Kathleen Murr-Christiansen and Melinda; and a sister, Beverly Evans. Services private. Chapel of Memories.

William R. Street

Born March 9, 1933.

Died Aug. 15, 2017.

Professional handyman, U.S. Army, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a stepson, Jeremiah Marshall; a stepdaughter, Stacy Rogers; his wife, G. Lynn; and a daughter, Sandra Ross. The Springs Funeral Services.

James A. Trachta

Born March 21, 1937.

Died Aug. 24, 2017.

Retired senior master sergeant, U.S. Air Force, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Mary; a son, Nathan; and a grandchild. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Sept. 6, Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Reception after services, Olympian Plaza Reception and Event Center, 975 S. Union Blvd. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Delaney C. Utterback

Born Feb. 25, 1972.

Died Aug. 24, 2017.

General manager of a radio station, lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his father, Gregory; his mother, Gaye Scheafer; and a sister, Lisa Wilson. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 30, Evergreen Funeral Home. Evergreen Funeral Home.

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