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Deaths for February 24, 2017

February 23, 2017 Updated: February 23, 2017 at 11:35 pm
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William "Billy" D. Genoshe

Born Oct. 8, 1963.

Died Feb. 22, 2017.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by three brothers, Steve, Mike, and John; and two sisters, Ann Wasinger and Christine Jacobsen. Visitation followed by a rosary, 6 p.m. Feb. 27, Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Feb. 28, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 3122 Poinsetta Drive. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Ares Gotham Kavanaugh

Born Feb. 14, 2017.

Died Feb. 17, 2017.

Infant. Survived by his father, Nathaniel Loucks; and two mothers, Racquel C. Lintner and Ashley D. Kavanaugh. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Benjamin Bernabe Mata

Born March 1, 1935.

Died Feb. 15, 2017.

U.S. Air Force, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Melvin James; a daughter, Jane; three brothers, Jimmie, Alfred Sr. and Joey; two sisters, Sue Paulino Mayonado, and Geri Paulino; and one granddaughter. Visitation, 1 to 3 p.m. March 17, Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. Rosary, 2 p.m. March 17, Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. Service, 1 p.m. March 18, Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. Burial, Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

Paul J. Roesler, M.D.

Born May 12, 1923.

Died Feb. 21, 2017.

U.S. Air Force/radiologist, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Mary Lou; a son, Paul, Jr.; three daughters, Robin Roesler, Christine Foster and Sue Felix; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Feb. 27, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 4125 Constitution Ave. Inurnment, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 4125 Constitution Ave. Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

Leona Margaret Sorenson

Born Nov. 5, 1914.

Died Feb. 2, 2017.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by five sons, James, Marc, Kent, Knute, and Ken; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation, 9 to 11 a.m. March 4, Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. Memorial service, 12:30 p.m. March 4, First Lutheran Church, 1515 N. Cascade Ave. Interment, Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

Frank F.E. Velie

Born Oct. 12, 1935.

Died Feb. 20, 2017.

Retired U.S. Army/human resources District 11, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Helga; two sons, Robert, and Edward; a daughter, Donita LeVasseur; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life service, 10 a.m. March 2, Soldier Memorial Chapel at Fort Carson, 6333 Martinez St., Bldg. 15, Gate 1. Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

Richard Allen Zahniser

Born Sept. 16, 1935.

Died Feb. 22, 2017.

Computer programmer, U.S. Army, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Tim; and a daughter, Tricia Mason. The Springs Funeral Services.

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