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Deaths for Oct. 19, 2013

Staff reports Published: October 26, 2013

Herbert E. Bothee

Born Oct. 4, 1918. Died Oct. 16, 2013.

General Electric, retired; World War II veteran; two-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a daughter, Denise May. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Gloria J. Hansen

Born July 13, 1948. Died Oct. 16, 2013.

Homemaker, longtime Colorado Springs and Brush resident. Survived by a daughter, Crissy Cardwell. Services private. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Jerianne Heimendinger

Born July 25, 1944. Died Sept. 23, 2013.

Nutrition scientist, 18-year Manitou Springs resident. "Honoring Jerianne," 2 p.m. Oct. 20, BAC Venue 515, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs.

Ruth L. Hall Rogers Hermes

Born Nov. 22, 1927. Died Oct. 13, 2013.

Utilities programmer analyst/homemaker, 59-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Lowrye; four sons, Rick Rogers, Ron Rogers, Kirk Hermes and Kraig Hermes; a stepson, Karl Hermes; a brother, Richard Hall; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Neptune Society.

Michael A. Lesso

Born Jan. 25, 1936. Died Oct. 17, 2013.

Residential designer, Army National Guard veteran, 21-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Carole; a son, Christopher; three daughters, Kelly Schoenfeld, Karyn Grant-Kelley and Sharie Oakland; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Oct. 23, Woodmen Valley Chapel, Stone Chapel, 290 E. Woodmen Road. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Clyde Berkley Lewis

Born Jan. 20, 1936. Died Oct. 16, 2013.

Retired staff sergeant, U.S. Army, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Barbara. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Nov. 2, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 1201 Leta Drive, Security. All Veterans Burial and Cremation.

Franciso "Frank" Mora

Born Sept. 13, 1941. Died Oct. 5, 2013.

Hotel food and beverage server, 14-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Gardner. Celebration of life, noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 20, Marian House soup kitchen, 14 W. Bijou St. Rosary, 2 p.m., followed by a funeral Mass at 2:30 p.m., Oct. 23, St. Mary's Catholic Cathedral, 22 W. Kiowa St. Inurnment and reception after Mass. Cappadona Funeral Home.

Richard Anthony Neve

Born Nov. 3, 1923. Died Oct. 15, 2013.

University professor of biochemistry, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Carol; two sons, Clifford and Matthew; and a daughter, Karolyn Hastings. Private services. The Springs Funeral Services.

Ruth Trotter Reynolds

Born March 29, 1920. Died Oct. 15, 2013.

Retired teacher, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Oct. 21, Union Printer's Home Library, 101 S. Union Blvd. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Ruth Jean Sevits

Born March 16, 1924. Died Oct. 17, 2013.

Homemaker, resident of Pueblo West and Colorado Springs. Survived by her husband, Dick; a son, Dick; a daughter, Cherie; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial service, 3 p.m. Oct. 22, Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West.

Kevin J. Wheeler

Born April 12, 1961. Died Oct. 9, 2013.

Landscaping and construction business owner, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his mother, Marlene Schoon; a sister, Kari Davis; a grandmother, Tillie Hammond; and his niece, Casi Calu. Memorial service, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 24, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

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