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Deaths for Oct. 24, 2017

October 23, 2017 Updated: October 23, 2017 at 5:15 pm
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Ira Victor Akens Jr.

Born Aug. 13, 1942.

Died Oct. 19, 2017.

U.S. Air Force veteran/carpenter, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by three sons, Ira, Geoff and Thomas; and one grandchild. Services pending. The Springs Funeral Services.

Angela Stover Beatty

Born Aug. 22, 1926.

Died Oct. 9, 2017.

Legal secretary, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a brother, Herbert Maes. Rosary, 11 a.m., followed by a service, Oct. 27, St. Paul Catholic Church, 9 El Pomar Road. Burial, Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorial Gardens Funeral Home and Cemetery.

William "Mr. Bill" Bonifas

Born Aug. 21, 1925.

Died Oct. 20, 2017.

Customer service, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by three sons, Daniel, Stephen and Billy; four daughters, Amy McGuire, Geri Fitzpatrick, Jane Gdovin and Mary Bonifas; and 24 grandchildren. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Oct. 24, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2030 W. Colorado Ave. Cappadona Funeral Home.

Jack Daniel Corder

Born Sept. 20, 1996.

Died Oct. 22, 2017.

Security guard, longtime Calhan resident. Survived by his father, Larry; his mother, Carolyn; four brothers, Jeffrey Callister, Micheal, Justin and Mitchell; and a stepsister, Toni Quintana. Services pending. The Springs Funeral Services.

Glorine L. Fay

Born July 14, 1931.

Died Oct. 14, 2017.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a daughter, Cheryl Thundercloud; and a brother, Steven Brooks. Inurnment, Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorial Gardens Funeral Home and Cemetery.

William J. (Bill) Grierson III

Born March 26, 1944.

Died Oct. 6, 2017.

Human resources specialist, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Nov. 4, Brookdale Skyline Assisted Living - Skyline Room, 2365 Patriot Heights. Simply Cremation

Berniece E. Harper

Born Oct. 16, 1934.

Died Oct. 19, 2017.

Retired LPN, longtime resident. Survived by two sons, Jason E. Walker and Kenneth W. Lewis. Visitation, 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26, Angelus Funeral Directors. Service, 11 a.m. Oct. 27, Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 3615 Vickers Drive. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery. Angelus Funeral Directors.

Mark Willie Knight

Born Nov. 9, 1962.

Died Oct. 20, 2017.

Project manager, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two daughters, Marsha W. and Vernie Parreno; a brother, Brian W.; and four sisters, Tanya M., Vernice Scott, Adrienne K. and Eleanor Risher. Services, noon Oct. 26, Angelus Funeral Directors. Burial, Fort Logan National Cemetery. Angelus Funeral Directors.

Ronald K. Lucas

Born Feb. 27, 1948.

Died Oct. 21, 2017.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Linda M.; a son, Kenny; a daughter, Michelle Gasak; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life service, 1 p.m. Oct. 26, Vista Grande Baptist Church, 5680 Stetson Hills Blvd. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Penelope Ann Moeckel

Born June 9, 1947.

Died Oct. 21, 2017.

Manager/food service, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two daughters, Melissa Ellenberger and Cynthia Schenk; and four grandchildren. The Springs Funeral Services - North.

Robert E. Tittel

Born July 17, 1933.

Died Oct. 20, 2017.

Owner of Mountain States Filter Supply, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Janora; and two daughters, Charlene Needham and Kathryn Westerheid. Visitation, 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 27, Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. Service, 11 a.m. Oct. 28, Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. Interment, Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorial Gardens Funeral Home and Cemetery.

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