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Deaths for May 19, 2017

May 18, 2017 Updated: May 18, 2017 at 11:05 pm
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Lavena m. Crooks

Born Nov. 4, 1929.

Died May 15, 2017.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two daughters, Pamela Robinson and Patricia McNab. Visitation, 6 to 8 p.m. May 19, at Church of God (Holiness), Kan. Funeral service, 1 p.m. May 20, at Church of God (Holiness), Kan. Floral Hills Funeral Home, Kan.

Felipe Antonio Garcia

Born Dec. 9, 1983.

Died May 14, 2017.

Concrete laborer, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Grace D.; two sons, Santana and Diego; four daughters, Ellena, Laila, Amaya and Khloe; his parents, Felipe Sr., and Christina; two brothers, Vicente and Emilio; and two sisters, Christina and Angie. Visitation, 4 to 7 p.m. May 21, The Springs Funeral Services. Funeral service, 3 p.m. May 22, The Springs Funeral Services. The Springs Funeral Services.

Michael Dana Holmes

Born July 21, 1957.

Died May 10, 2017.

Retired meat cutter, lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Coy Castille; and a daughter, Brittney Holmes. Cappadona Funeral Home.

Leslie "Les" Jurgens

Born March 5, 1941.

Died May 17, 2017.

State highway maintenance worker, 45-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Darrell Barnes; six daughters, Sheri Padgett, Cathy Jones, Vicki Alderson, Diane Rollins, Patricia Keene and Nada Baker; and 14 grandchildren. Graveside services, 11:30 a.m. May 31, Fort Logan National Cemetery. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Crematory, and Mausoleum.

Carl A. Kuosman

Born April 20, 1963.

Died May 16, 2017.

Machinist, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his parents, Al and Jackie; two brothers, David and John; and two sisters, Carol and Debbie. Services private. The Springs Funeral Services.

Howard Anderson Lawson

Born Sept. 17, 1960.

Died May 15, 2017.

Handyman, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by three sons, Anthony, Thomas and Nicholas; two brothers, John Lawson and Roscoe Knight; and two sisters, Ava Edwards-Lawson, and Gwendolyn Lawson-Sims. Memorial service, noon May 26, Angelus Funeral Directors. Angelus Funeral Directors.

Nadia Long

Born Aug. 16, 1932.

Died May 14, 2017.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two daughters, Dawn Weathers and Mychelle Jennings; and 15 grandchildren. Memorial service, 6 p.m. May 22, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 720 Crestline Dr. Simply Cremation.

Nelly Paola Padilla

Born April 30, 1997.

Died May 14, 2017.

Sales clerk, longtime Calhan resident. Survived by a son, Kayden Medina; her father, Concepcion Hernandez; mother, Ivonne; and a brother, Ever. Visitation, 4 to 6 p.m. May 20, The Springs Funeral Services. The Springs Funeral Services.

Rodney Brown Stanley

Born March 25, 1952.

Died May 15, 2017.

Logistics manager at Peterson AFB/retired U.S. Air Force veteran, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Paula; a son, Jason; two daughters, Heather Stanley-Garvey and Heidi Evans; two brothers, JJ and Robert; three sisters, Rosemary Sabatini, Anita Hoenig, and Iona Diesen; and nine grandchildren. Celebration of life service, 4 p.m. May 20, Austin Bluffs Community Church, 5090 Austin Bluffs Parkway. The Springs Funeral Services-North.

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