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Deaths for March 8, 2017

March 7, 2017 Updated: March 7, 2017 at 11:05 pm
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Irma Theresa Barcellos

Born May 28, 1928.

Died March 4, 2017.

Homemaker, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Joseph; and a daughter, Elizabeth Dienst. Rosary, 9:30 a.m. March 10, Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 4925 N. Carefree Circle. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. March 10, Holy Apostles Catholic Church. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Command Sgt. Maj. Ruben Alexander Blackmon Jr.

Born Feb. 18, 1949.

Died March 4, 2017.

Senior enlisted administrator/retired U.S. Army, longtime Peyton resident. Survived by his wife, Elfrieda; a son, Alexander; a daughter, Jessica Rice; three brothers, James Hammion, Willie and Charles Blackmon; a sister, Linda Brown; and four grandchildren. Memorial service, 11 a.m. March 11, The Springs Funeral Services. The Springs Funeral Services.

Renate M. Bushway

Born Oct. 9, 1942.

Died March 5, 2017.

Housekeeper, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by three sons, Mark Winkler, Karl and Jurgen Bock; and three daughters, Sandra Winkler, Jessica Mitchell and Linda Monroe. Memorial service, 2 p.m. March 10, Evergreen Funeral Home. Evergreen Funeral Home.

Charles "Chuck" L. Carns

Born Nov. 23, 1957.

Died March 6, 2017.

General contractor, lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his mother, Georgia Hill; his wife, Lisa; three sons, Nathanial Carns, Norman and Mark Ferris; a daughter, Hilary; two brothers, Mark and Joe; 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.

Col. Howard Mitchell Epstein

Born May 13, 1940.

Died March 3, 2017.

Retired pilot, U.S. Air Force, longtime Monument resident. Survived by his wife, Sheila; a son, Michael; a daughter, Deborah Cheeseman; two brothers, Melvin and David; and three grandchildren. Graveside services, 11 a.m. March 15, Evergreen Cemetery. The Springs Funeral Services - North.

Branwyn Elizabeth Kenney

Born Feb. 23, 1995.

Died March 3, 2017.

College student, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her father, Richard; her mother, Laura Uhl; her stepfather, Mark Uhl; two brothers, Jason and Reilly; and a sister, Erika Buck. Visitation, noon to 6 p.m. March 9, 307 E. Yampa St. Visitation, noon to 6 p.m. March 10, 307 E. Yampa St. Service and wake, 10 a.m. March 11, 307 E. Yampa St. The Springs Funeral Services.

Christian Kirschman

Born July 26, 1930.

Died Jan. 27, 2017.

Twenty-one year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by four sons, Chris Jr., Gary, John and Rick. Memorial service, 7 p.m. March 24, Front Range Alliance Church, 5210 Centennial Blvd. Mountain View Mortuary.

Herving Madruga

Born Feb. 11, 1930.

Died Jan. 15, 2017.

College professor, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Memorial service, noon March 10, Shove side chapel, Colorado College, 1010 N. Nevada Ave. Private interment, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Gold Coast Crematory.

Robert Lynn Marshall

Born Aug. 26, 1959.

Died March 4, 2017.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Patricia; two sons, Jonathan and J.J.; a daughter, Amanda; his parents, Donald and Isle; three brothers, Gary, Dale and Ricky; a sister, Judy Van Ert; and nine grandchildren. Celebration of life service, 10 a.m. March 11, Dove-Witt Family Mortuary. Inurnment, Dove-Witt Family Mortuary. Dove-Witt Family Mortuary.

Edward V. Miazga

Born Feb. 27, 1943.

Died March 5, 2017.

Jet mechanic for the U.S. Air Force, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Andrew V.; a daughter, CJ Roe; and four grandchildren. Visitation, 5 to 7 p.m. March 15, Evergreen Funeral Home. Rosary, 7 p.m. March 15, Evergreen Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. March 16, Divine Redeemer Catholic Church, 927 N. Logan Ave. Burial, Fort Logan National Cemetery. Evergreen Funeral Home.

James "Pat" Moore

Born Feb. 21, 1947.

Died March 3, 2017.

Retired from Rocky Mountain Materials, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Kathy; a son, Bart; a daughter, Kelly Mattingly; and four grandchildren. Celebration of life service, 1 p.m. March 17, Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Zayden Lee Ostrander

Born Jan. 14, 2017.

Died Feb. 28, 2017.

Infant. Survived by his father, John L.; and his mother, Donica S. Mirabal. Service, 5 p.m. March 14, Advantage-Chapel of Memories. Chapel of Memories.

Steven A. Tracy

Born Jan. 26, 1956.

Died March 1, 2017.

Eight-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two brothers, Scott and Michael. Celebration of life service, 6:30 p.m. March 8, Joyland Church, 10605 Green Mountain Falls Road. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

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