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Deaths for December 20, 2017

December 19, 2017 Updated: December 19, 2017 at 11:05 pm
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Clarence Edgar Barton Jr.

Born Oct. 16, 1936.

Died Dec. 15, 2017.

Insurance business owner/served in U.S. Army, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by four sons, Charles, Richard, Scott and David; a daughter, Karen England; and 18 grandchildren. Service, 11 a.m. Dec. 22, The Springs Funeral Services - North. The Springs Funeral Services - North.

Curtis Blackmon

Born Feb. 26, 1955.

Died Dec. 15, 2017.

Retired U.S. Army, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Angela; a son, Joshua Orr; two brothers, Willie C., and Billy Ray Sistrunk; and three sisters, Barbara Dobbins, Alice Stanford and Gloria (Penny) Dawkins. Service, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 22, Dove-Witt Family Mortuary. Dove-Witt Family Mortuary.

Jeffrey Davis

Born June 5, 1982.

Died Dec. 17, 2017.

Pest control technician, 33-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his parents, Randy and Debra Carneal; and a sister, Valerie Dyster. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Dec. 30, Restored Hope Church, 623 Tia Juana. Evergreen Funeral Home.

Lavana Jo Francomano

Born May 11, 1939.

Died Dec. 14, 2017.

Retired production supervisor, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband Pat; four children, David, Alisa, Mark and Joel; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Memorial service, private. Chapel of Memories.

Sgt. Maj. Junior Sims Henry

Born July 8, 1938.

Died Dec. 15, 2017.

Inspector general/retired U.S. Army, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Mary; three sons, Andre, Jeffrey and Brian; and four grandchildren. Visitation, 11 a.m. to noon Dec. 23, The Springs Funeral Services - North. Service, noon Dec. 23, The Springs Funeral Services-North. Interment, Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia. The Springs Funeral Services - North.

Kathy L. McGuire

Born July 1, 1955.

Died Dec. 17, 2017.

Homemaker, 55-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two sons, Jesse Engleman and Jason; two daughters, Ashley Anderson and Tracy Engleman; two brothers, George and Jerry Thompson; two sisters, Elizabeth and Elsie Thompson; eight grandchildren; and her companion, Steven DiEgidio;. Celebration of life service, 2 p.m. Dec. 21, Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Inurnment, Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Zyonie Winter-Grace Nelson

Born July 7, 2017.

Died Dec. 15, 2017.

Infant. Survived by mother, Sacajawea Nelson; father, Shawn Patrick Nelson; a brother, Demetri; and three sisters, Naejah Lena, Aajiona and Daijaniya. Visitation, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 21, Angelus Funeral Directors. Service, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 21, Angelus Funeral Directors. Angelus Funeral Directors.

Margie Ann Pickett

Born Jan. 21, 1947.

Died Dec. 18, 2017.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Michael; two daughters, Angie Pickett, and Terry Brashers; three brothers, Kenny, Mike and Brent; a sister, Sue; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Service, 11 a.m. Dec. 22, Dove-Witt Family Mortuary. Burial, Fairview Cemetery. Dove-Witt Family Mortuary.

Joanne Carol Sanders

Born March 15, 1935.

Died Dec. 17, 2017.

Retired, computer programmer for FedEx, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by three sons, Chris, Kirk and Greg; a brother, Warren MacKnight; three sisters, Joyce Shaughnessy, Pamela MacKnight and Debi Brill; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life service, 1 p.m. Dec. 22, Mountain View Mortuary. Mountain View Mortuary.

Eleanor P. Savio

Born June 30, 1925.

Died Dec. 17, 2017.

Lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two sons, Richard and Louis; and one grandchild. Visitation, 9:30 to 10 a.m. Jan. 3, Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 2318 N. Cascade Ave. Rosary, 10 a.m. Jan. 3, Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. Jan. 3, Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Interment and graveside service, 2 p.m. Jan. 13, Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Richard C. Short

Born May 24, 1925.

Died Dec. 14, 2017.

Electrical lineman, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Memorial service, 11:30 a.m. Dec. 21, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 4125 Constitution Ave. Alternative Cremation.

Michael James Silva-Zengerle

Born Feb. 3, 1988.

Died Dec. 14, 2017.

Caregiver/musician, lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his companion, Karly Welsh; father, Jimmie Garcia; mother, Teresa Ann Zengerle; a brother, Emiliano Medina; and three sisters, Kimberley Arocha, Christina Cunningham and Goldi Elizabeth Bly. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Dec. 29, The Springs Funeral Services. The Springs Funeral Services.

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