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Deaths for January 3, 2017

January 2, 2018 Updated: January 2, 2018 at 11:25 pm
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Alvin Austin

Born Oct. 14, 1927.

Died Dec. 29, 2017.

Physical education teacher and coach/served in the U.S. Army, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Ruth; a son, Greg; two daughters, Jann Martin and Teri Rousseau; and four grandchildren. The Springs Funeral Services.

Audrey N. Guy

Born March 11, 1940.

Died Dec. 30, 2017.

Retired seamstress, 52-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Raymond; a son, John; three daughters, Delta Fleming, Lois Anne Widmark and Leata Rae Campos; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Jan. 20, Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Private inurnment, Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Liberty Columbarium. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

William Baylor Holmes, Sr.

Born Oct. 23, 1943.

Died Dec. 31, 2017.

Retired U.S. Army, DOC food service supervisor, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Martha Hinton; a son, Desmond Lipcomb; a daughter, Sarah L. Jacobs; a brother, John; and a sister, Verona Rachel. Visitation, 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 7, Angelus Funeral Directors. Services, 10 a.m. Jan. 8, Angelus Funeral Directors. Burial, Fort Logan National Cemetery. Angelus Funeral Directors.

Maude P. Johnson

Born May 3, 1923.

Died Dec. 22, 2017.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Mark; a daughter, Carolyn Shaffer; and two grandchildren. Service, 2 p.m. Jan. 5, Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Sandra Ricci

Born July 19, 1951.

Died Dec. 29, 2017.

Safety officer, 37-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Jay; and two sons, Gary Hoffman and Chris. Visitation, 1 to 2 p.m. Jan. 3, Blunt Mortuary. Service, 2 p.m. Jan. 3, Blunt Mortuary. Burial, Fairview Cemetery. Blunt Mortuary.

Karin B. Rivera

Born June 14, 1951.

Died Dec. 30, 2017.

Assembly worker, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Rene Gonzales-Rivera; a son, Heiko; a daughter, Miriam Cochran; two sisters, Edith Ruiz and Evi Anderson; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation, 9 to 11 a.m. Jan. 4, Evergreen Funeral Home. Service, 11 a.m. Jan. 4, Evergreen Funeral Home. Reception, Jan. 4, Evergreen Funeral Home. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery. Evergreen Funeral Home.

Daniel Jay Schaefer

Born May 19, 1965.

Died Dec. 31, 2017.

Website owner, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Denise Marie (Hill); two sons, Michael and Timothy; father, Kenneth Ray; and his mother, Mary Louise (Curtis). Angelus Funeral Directors.

Monique Torres

Born July 11, 1967.

Died Dec. 27, 2017.

Customer service representative, two-year Manitou Springs resident. Survived by two sisters, Quinnette Free, and Lisa Stuckey. Blunt Mortuary.

Russell Laurence Whatmore

Born Jan. 18, 1950.

Died Dec. 26, 2017.

Medical billing, longtime Monument resident. Survived by his wife, Diana; a son, Kenneth Russell; a daughter, Lauren MacKenzie; two brothers, Douglas Neri and James; a sister, Cindy Valich; and six grandchildren. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Jan. 18, Church for All Nations - Northeast Campus, 6540 Templeton Gap Road. The Springs Funeral Services - North.

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