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Deaths for March 10, 2017

March 9, 2017 Updated: March 9, 2017 at 11:30 pm
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Liliane Berge

Born June 4, 1927.

Died March 4, 2017.

Longtime Fountain resident. The Springs Funeral Services.

Jeffrey J. Blaine

Born Sept. 2, 1964.

Died March 8, 2017.

One-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Steven; a stepson, Tanner Partin; parents, Donald and Nancy; and two brothers, Don and Rick. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum & Crematory.

Kit A. Daily

Born Feb. 25, 1957.

Died Feb. 5, 2017.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his mother, Marsha Arthur; and two brothers, Scott and Tad. Celebration of life service, 2 p.m. March 18, Circle Drive Mobile Home Park, 2840 S. Circle Drive. Main office building. Chapel of Memories.

CHARLES "CHUCK" L. CARNS

Born Nov. 23, 1957.

Died March 6, 2017.

General contractor, lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his mother, Georgia Hill; wife, Lisa; three sons, Nathanial Carns, Norman and Mark Ferris; a daughter, Hilary; three brothers, Mark, Joe and Mike; two sisters, Vicki and Dawn; 23 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial service, 2 p.m. March 10, Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Margaret Cecilia Dragoo

Born Oct. 20, 1943.

Died March 7, 2017.

Lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Richard; two daughters, Deborah Dragoo and Cheryl Anderson; and four grandchildren. Service, 10:30 a.m. March 14, The Heart of The Springs Church, 2726 N. Union Blvd. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Margarita Rendon Escobar

Born Dec. 29, 1955.

Died March 8, 2017.

Interior design, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Alfredo "Fred"; two sons, Frank Chavez and Antonio Escobar; two daughters, Gina Chavez-Woolsey and Candy Chavez; parents, Angel and Helen Torres; eight grandchildren; and six siblings. Visitation, 2:30 p.m. March 10, The Springs Funeral Services. Rosary, 3:30 p.m. March 10, The Springs Funeral Services. Service, 4 p.m. March 10, The Springs Funeral Services. The Springs Funeral Services.

Beverly Jean Dire Hendrix

Born Feb. 27, 1939.

Died March 3, 2017.

Homemaker, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Tom; two sons, John and Mike; two daughters, Debi Hendrix Dreisbach and Denise Hendrix Pritchard; a sister, Kathy Moore James; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Service, 1 p.m. March 10, Church on the Ranch, 3685 Jeannine Drive. Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

David Eldis Kelley

Born April 21, 1941.

Died March 6, 2017.

Retired U.S. Air Force/civil engineer, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Peggy; two sons, Rob and Rick; a daughter, Kim Woolford; and five grandchildren. Services pending. The Springs Funeral Services - North.

Warren E. Phifer

Born Jan. 20, 1921.

Died March 4, 2017.

WWII veteran, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, David; a daughter, Ruth Tepley Quinlan; and seven grandchildren. Memorial service, 11 a.m. March 22, First Presbyterian Church, 219 E Bijou St. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Leon Roane

Born March 4, 1939.

Died March 8, 2017.

Retired U.S. Air Force and Safeway, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Andrea; two sons, Robert and Ryan; and a brother, Jerry. Visitation, 9 to 11 a.m. March 15, St. Johns Baptist Church, 902 S. Prospect St. Service, 11 a.m. March 15, St. Johns Baptist Church. Burial, Fort Logan National Cemetery. Angelus Funeral Directors.

Ronald D. Shaffer

Born July 10, 1938.

Died March 8, 2017.

U.S. Navy veteran, 34-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Lucille A.; a son, Robert; two daughters, Jennifer Cannon and Ann Marie Peterson; a sister, Shirley Reese; and five grandchildren. Visitation, 10 to 10:45 a.m. March 13, St. Paul Catholic Church, 9 El Pomar Road. Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. March 13, with reception following services at St. Paul Catholic Church. Family entombment, Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Gate of Heaven, Sanctuary of Paradeisos. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Johannes "John" Christian Sorensen

Born Feb. 17, 1929.

Died March 8, 2017.

Technical writer, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two daughters, Jule' Lise Naegle and Brittany Noelle Naujok; a brother, Jimmie Louis; and four grandchildren. Memorial service, 2 p.m. March 13, Ascension Lutheran Church, 2505 North Circle Drive. The Springs Funeral Services.

Jan Stanley

Born March 27, 1953.

Died March 8, 2017.

Civil service secretary, 24-year Peyton resident. Survived by her husband, Ronald; and a son, Ron II. Service, 2 p.m. March 15, Evergreen Funeral Home. Burial, Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Evergreen Funeral Home.

Alice Sofie Uresti

Born Jan. 8, 1936.

Died March 7, 2017.

Accounting/bank teller, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Master Sgt. Dan; a brother, Virgil Valdez; and four sisters, Frieda Wingert, Stella Hilsenbeck, Laura Fredrick and Nora Revello. Visitation, 4 to 7 p.m. March 12, The Springs Funeral Services. Rosary, 7 p.m. March 12, The Springs Funeral Services. Mass of the Resurrection, 10 a.m. March 12, Divine Redeemer Catholic Church, 927 North Logan Ave. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery. The Springs Funeral Services.

Gene D. Yelken

Born Oct. 17, 1930.

Died March 7, 2017.

Minister, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Miriam dePlomb; a son, Chris; and two grandchildren. Celebration of life service, 2 p.m. March 20, First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

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