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Deaths for May 4, 2017

May 3, 2017 Updated: May 3, 2017 at 11:35 pm
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Chief Master Sgt. James Norris Brown

Born July 29, 1930.

Died May 2, 2017.

Retired U.S. Air Force, air crew life support, administration and records at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived wife, Vickie; three sons, James Jaxxa, Thomas and Robert; two daughters, Michele Brown and Janine Jackson; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services pending. The Springs Funeral Services.

James P. Cardenas

Born Jan. 31, 1930.

Died May 2, 2017.

Civil service laborer, served in U.S. Army, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, James E.; three daughters, Sandra Lingerfelt, Kathy English and Nancy Middleditch; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation, 4 to 6 p.m. May 5, The Springs Funeral Services - North. Rosary, 5 p.m. May 5, The Springs Funeral Services - North. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. May 6, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 2715 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Burial, Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The Springs Funeral Services.

Angela D. Colbert

Born Sept. 7, 1960.

Died May 1, 2017.

Home health care giver, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two sons, Daniel Colbert and Kevin Jones; a daughter, Englen; her father, Leon Jones; three brothers, Tyrone, Cedric and Ronald Jones; five sisters, Gwen Smith, Carrie Williams, Elizabeth Bailey, Leone and Sophia Jones; and seven grandchildren. Visitation, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 5, Evergreen Funeral Home. Service, 1 p.m. May 5, Evergreen Funeral Home. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery. Evergreen Funeral Home.

Steven J. Hamilton

Born Jan. 26, 1959.

Died May 2, 2017.

Longtime Fountain resident. Survived by his wife, Catherine; a son, Tony Selvage; a daughter, Angie Torres; and two brothers, Brian and Jeff. Visitation, 10 to 11 a.m. May 6, Dove-Witt Family Mortuary. Service, 11 a.m. May 6, Dove-Witt Family Mortuary. Dove-Witt Family Mortuary.

Juanita Hudson

Born Feb. 15, 1916.

Died April 30, 2017.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two daughters, Retha Cook and Lucille Muhe; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation, 5 to 7 p.m. May 8, Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. Celebration of life service, 11:30 a.m. May 9, Hotel Elegante Conference and Event Center, 2886 S. Circle Drive. Interment, Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

Ronald Lewis Irwin

Born Feb. 27, 1949.

Died April 30, 2017.

Engineer, U.S. Navy, longtime Woodland Park resident. Survived by his wife, Marie; two sons, Matthew Zippi and Paul; and a daughter, Denise McAfee. Memorial service, 2 p.m. May 5, Impact Christian Church, 27400 Colorado 67. Mountain Memorial Funeral Home.

Geraldine Q. Lam

Born Nov. 23, 1932.

Died April 28, 2017.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Johnnie; two daughters, Julie Baker and Carolyn Barnes; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Memorial service, 11 a.m. May 6, St. Raphael Episcopal Church, 802 Leta Drive. Chapel of Memories.

Cheif Master Sgt. Merrill Leonard

Born July 20, 1930.

Died April 28, 2017.

Retired U.S. Air Force, air traffic control, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Geneva; a son, Garry; two daughters, Sherry Dunn and Merry; and a sister, Delta Beller. Visitation, 10 a.m. to noon May 6, Cappadona Funeral Chapel. Service, noon May 6, Cappadona Funeral Chapel. Graveside services, 1 p.m. May 20, Grant Fairview Cemetery, Grant, Neb. Cappadona Funeral Home.

Elliott Malcolm Philofsky

Born Feb. 8, 1942.

Died April 30, 2017.

Director of research, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Carol; two sons, David and Brian; and two daughters, Cindy Mason and Amy. Services private. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Herminia Shannon

Born May 29, 1929.

Died April 30, 2017.

Shipping supervisor for Current, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by one son, James; and a grandchild. Visitation, 9 to 9:30 a.m. May 8, with rosary and Mass of Christian Burial to follow, Shrine of Remembrance. Entombment, Shrine of Remembrance Garden of Angels. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Crematory, and Mausoleum.

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