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Staff reports Published: July 9, 2013

Alan Ray Arnold

Born July 31, 1957.

Died July 1, 2013.

Teacher, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Michele; his mother, Ginger Browning; five brothers, Robert, Joey, Sam, David and Ronnie Browning; and a sister, Vicki Sadorus. Memorial service, 6:30 p.m. July 9, Friendship Assembly of God, 3865 New Center Pointe. Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Funeral Home.

Jacob "Jake" Beardt

Born Jan. 16, 1921.

Died June 30, 2013.

Heavy equipment operator, longtime Manitou Springs resident. Visitation, 10 a.m. July 11, Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. Service, 11 a.m. July 11, Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. Burial, Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Funeral Home.

Beverly Ann Davis

Born Dec. 13, 1941.

Died June 29, 2013.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Lance; a son, Ted; and two daughters, Rhonda Barnett and Heather Walk.

Evergreen Funeral Home

David Decker

Born Feb. 10, 1953.

Died July 6, 2013.

Retired from Colorado Springs Utilities 48-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Phyllis; a son, Steve; two daughters, Brandi Huerta and Lacey Mendes; a brother, Joe; and a sister, Sherry Costain. Memorial service, 2 p.m. July 11, Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Ruth G, Edgin

Born Jan. 15, 1924.

Died July 7, 2013.

Homemaker, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two sons, Gordon and Dennis; and two daughters, Norma Phillips and Paula Garland. Memorial service, 12:30 p.m. July 9, Academy Room-Liberty Heights Independent Living, 12105 Ambassador Drive. Cappadona Funeral Home.

Michael James Genoshe

Born Oct. 3, 1953.

Died July 5, 2013.

Systems analyst for the Department of Defense and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Kathryn; two sons, Nicholas and David; a daughter, Melissa; four brothers, Steve, Mike, Bill, John; and two sisters, Ann Wasinger and Chris Jacobsen. Visitation, 5 to 8 p.m. July 9, Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Rosary, 7 p.m. July 9, Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. July 11, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 3122 Poinsetta Drive. Interment, Evergreen Cemetery. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Herman L. Gilster

Born March 11, 1930.

Died May 22, 2013.

U.S. Air Force retired colonel, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Helen; two sons, Louis and Colonel Thomas; and a daughter, Dawn G. Rittenhouse. Memorial service, 10:30 a.m. July 15, Pavilion at the USAFA Cemetery, Air Force Academy. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Hilda Mae Hall

Born March 30, 1922.

Died July 6, 2013.

U.S. Army, WWII, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Funeral service, noonJuly 11, Fort Logan National Cemetery. Burial, Fort Logan National Cemetery. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

JAMES DAVID LOOMIS

BORN JULY 29, 1943.

DIED JUNE 3, 3013

Survived by two daughters, Vicki and Christi, his sister Susan, brother John and two grandchildren. Services will be in the afternoon August 3, meeting in Woodland Park and driving to the South Platte River to a location determined by James himself.

Dominic Moses Moore

Born May 9, 1981.

Died July 3, 2013.

Concrete finisher, longtime Denver resident. Survived by two sons, Noah and Donell; and two daughters, Na-Quia and Delonna. Visitation, 4 to 8 p.m. July 11, The Springs Funeral Services. Service, NoonJuly 12, The Springs Funeral Services. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery. The Springs Funeral Services.

Lois Inez Osburn

Born Aug. 27, 1916.

Died July 4, 2013.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Norman; and a daughter, Willa Gallegos. Visitation, 5 to 7 p.m. July 9, Blunt Mortuary. Service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Community Congregational Church, 103 Pawnee Ave., Manitou Springs. Blunt Mortuary.

Karen Ratz

Born April 21, 1951.

Died July 7, 2013.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Celebration of life service, 2 p.m. July 10, Resurrection Lutheran Church, 4444 Moonbeam. Dove-Witt Family Mortuary.

John Mark Reynolds

Born Aug. 19, 1956.

Died July 3, 2013.

Minister of The Church of The Lord of Glory, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Nancee Brown; a son, Brett; and three daughters, Melissa, Kristen and Tiana. Memorial service, Noon, July 13, Church of The Lord of Glory, 500 W. Bijou Street. Cappadona Funeral Home.

Robert Angelo Carlone

Memorial service, 11 a.m. July 8, St. Paul Catholic Church, 9 El Pomar Road. The Springs Funeral Services.

James "Jim" E. Hye

Memorial service, 2 p.m. July 19, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Ralph C. Johnson

Memorial service, 2 p.m. July 8, First Presbyterian Church, 219 E. Bijou St. Evergreen Funeral Home.

Lucy Eva Melton

Visitation, 10 to 11 a.m., with 11 a.m. service, July 9, Northland Community Church, 245 Second St., Monument. The Springs Funeral Services.

Stephen Peter Rogacki

Visitation, 5 to 7 p.m. July 9, Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home. Rosary, 7 p.m. July 9, Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 a.m. July 10, Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 2318 N. Cascade Ave. Private inurnment, Fort Logan National Cemetery. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

LT Strickland

Service, 1 p.m. July 8, Angelus Funeral Directors. Interment, Evergreen Cemetery.

Robert J. Swart

Visitation, 9 to 10 a.m. July 8, Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 3010 W. Bijou St. Service, 10 a.m. July 8, Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. Burial, Fort Logan National Cemetery. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Donald "Fritz" Taylor

Visitation, 5 to 7 p.m. July 9, Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home. Service, 1 p.m. July 10, Anchor Way Baptist Church, 3125 Virginia Ave. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Beatrice McCoy Williams

Visitation, 5 to 8 p.m. July 12, The Springs Funeral Services. Memorial service, 11 a.m. July 13, King Solomon Baptist Church, 910 Peterson Road.

Ralph C. Johnson

Born Jan. 10, 1939.

Died July 2, 2013.

Teacher, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Jean; a son, Bradley; and four daughters, Amy Owens, Elizabeth Collins, Stephanie Halpin and Sarah Bagley. Memorial service, 2 p.m. July 8, First Presbyterian Church, 219 E. Bijou St. Evergreen Funeral Home.

Lucy Eva Melton

Born Oct. 2, 1920.

Died July 4, 2013.

Homemaker, longtime Monument resident. Survived by two sons, Stephen and Kevin. Visitation, 10 to 11 a.m., followed by an 11 a.m. service, July 9, Northland Community Church, 245 Second St., Monument. The Springs Funeral Services.

Diane Roybal

Born March 29, 1955.

Died June 23, 2013.

A 48-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by three daughters, Suzanna Remington, Adelina Bishop and Ramdna Hooper. Rosary, 10 a.m. July 6, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2030 W. Colorado Ave. Memorial service, 1 p.m. July 8, Rocky Mountain Calvary Church, 4285 N. Academy Blvd.

John H. Shumaker

Born March 31, 1947.

Died July 3, 2013.

Arson investigator, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Carol; a son, James; four daughters, Shelia Oster, Becky Hammitt, Jenny Romero and Debbie Mercer; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Memorial service, 3 p.m. July 7, Mountain Springs Church, 7345 Adventure Way. Front Range Crematory.

Lewis A. White

Born June 18, 1926.

Died July 2, 2013.

Truck driver, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Services private. Burial, Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Funeral Home.

Beatrice McCoy Williams

Born Aug. 27, 1957.

Died July 4, 2013.

Day care center cook, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Christopher; and three daughters, Toni Williams, LaTonya Williams Starks and Christina Green. Visitation, 5 to 8 p.m. July 12, The Springs Funeral Services. Memorial service, 11 a.m. July 13, King Solomon Baptist Church, 910 Peterson Road. The Springs Funeral Services.

Bettye Janet Youtz

Born May 19, 1940.

Died July 2, 2013.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Gary; and a son, Michael. Evergreen Funeral Home.

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