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Deaths for Dec. 31, 2017

December 30, 2017 Updated: December 30, 2017 at 8:30 pm
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Mona Brooks Born Oct. 31, 1941. Died Dec. 27, 2017. Homemaker, 38-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Earl E.; two sisters, Jette Mortensen and Lone Ross; one grandchild; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Jan. 8, Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Reception after services, Olympian Plaza Reception and Event Center, 975 S. Union Blvd. Private inurnment, Shrine of Remembrance Mausoluem, Rock of Ages Ossuary. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Millicent S. Collins Born May 29, 1924.

Died Dec. 24, 2017. Homemaker, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two sons, Michael and Christopher; and two daughters, Linda and Jennifer. Celebration of life service, 10:30 a.m. Jan. 4, View Pointe, 555 S. Rockrimmon Blvd. Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Lee J. Connelly Born Feb. 4, 1926.

Died Dec. 25, 2017. Retired educator, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Ed Rogers. Services, 11 a.m. Jan. 6, First Presbyterian Church, 219 E. Bijou St. Private burial, Evergreen Cemetery. Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Barbara Jean Fatjo Born Sept. 29, 1931.

Died Dec. 24, 2017. Retired manager of customer service at International Bible Society, lifelong Colorado resident. Survived by a brother, Jack. Graveside services, 11 a.m. Jan. 4, Evergreen Cemetery. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Patricia Flynn

Born June 16, 1941.

Died Dec. 27, 2017.

Forty-three-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Edward; two daughters, Amanda Huffman, and Kimberly Neeley; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Service, 2 p.m. Jan. 5, Grace & St. Stephen's Epiccopal Church, 601 N. Tejon St. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory. Evelyn "Evie" B. Malott Born Oct. 5, 1929.

Died Dec. 28, 2017. Homemaker, 40-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Carrington "Cary"; two sons, Rick and Dave; a daughter, Laurie Lahnert; a brother, John Maurice Brownlee; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Celebration of life service, 10 a.m. Jan. 5, Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory. Vickie Darlene Marturano Born July 4, 1956.

Died Dec. 29, 2017. Bookkeeper and caregiver, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Butch; a son, Anthony; two daughters, Dixi Zolna and Katherine; her mother, Georgia Hill; three brothers, Mark, Joe and Mike; a sister, Dawn ; and four grandchildren. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Jan. 4, Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory. Judith A. McCrery Born July 5, 1944.

Died Dec. 29, 2017. Physical therapy aide, 10-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Mark; two sons, Todd and Troy; a brother, Ken Lawler; a sister, Joyce Swafford; and eight grandchildren. Interment, Pitkin. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory. Dora "Omi" Johanna O'Connor Born Oct. 6, 1932.

Died Dec. 29, 2017. Assembler/electronic manufacturing/homemaker, longtime Security/Widefield resident. Survived by two sons, John and Frank; a daughter, Rose; a sister, Renate Day; and five grandchildren. Visitation, 11 a.m. to noon, followed by graveside services, 12:30 p.m. Jan. 5, Evergreen Cemetery. Interment, Evergreen Cemetery. The Springs Funeral Services. Betty Jean Priddy Born Dec. 10, 1935.

Died Dec. 22, 2017. Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Dave; two daughters, Debbie Schramek and Donna Rogers; and three grandchildren. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Jan. 20, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Anna Soos Born Aug. 9, 1932.

Died Dec. 29, 2017. Longtime Colorado Springs resident. The Springs Funeral Services. Beverley June Thieman Born July 23, 1930.

Died Dec. 27, 2017. Restaurant owner, longtime Rush resident. Survived by a son, Ray; and two daughters, Pam Vigil and Sherie Kelly. Visitation, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., followed by a service, Jan. 2, Living Word Community Church, 532 Colorado Ave., Calhan. Burial, Kanza Cemetery, Rush. Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Joachim TRENKER Born May 28, 1933.

Died Dec. 29, 2017. Small-business owner, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Michael; a daughter, Bianca; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Visitation, 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 4, Blunt Mortuary. Graveside services, 1 p.m. Jan. 5, Crystal Valley Cemetery. Burial, Crystal Valley Cemetery. Blunt Mortuary. George Velasquez Born Feb. 22, 1953.

Died Dec. 29, 2017. Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, George Jr.; a daughter, Naomi Matlack; four brothers, Leroy, Frank, Perfecto and Eugene; five sisters, Juanita Abitia, Regina Aguilar, Marcella Aguilar, Linda Holt and Lora; and four grandchildren. Chapel of Memories. Ethel M. White Born Sept. 12, 1936.

Died Dec. 29, 2017. Retired interior designer, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two sons, Kelly Kirks and Kevin Kirks; a daughter, Christy Notary; a sister, Donna Johnson; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services pending. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory. Garland L. Williams Born Sept. 18, 1948.

Died Dec. 19, 2017. Colorado Springs resident. Survived by four daughters, Trina, Lonnie, Gabriella and Garla Lynn; a brother, Dwaine; and one grandchild. Inurnment, Fort Logan National Cemetery. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

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