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Deaths for Sept. 5, 2013

September 5, 2013 Updated: September 5, 2013 at 3:05 pm
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John Floyd Brewer

Born July 20, 1926.

Died Sept. 2, 2013.

Rancher, farmer retired from Mt. View Electric, 21-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two daughters, Terresa McPheeters and Jona Layton; and a son, Ted Brewer. Visitation, 9 a.m., followed by a service, 10 a.m. Sept. 7 Hanover Community Church, 17480 S. Peyton Highway. Burial, Chico Basin Cemetery, northeast corner of Powers Boulevard and South Peyton Highway. All Veterans Burial and Cremation.

Cassandra Callahan

Born Dec. 20, 1989.

Died Aug. 28, 2013.

Homemaker, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Alex. Celebration of life service, 6 p.m. Sept. 6, Cappadona's Family Services Funeral Home. Cappadona Funeral Home.

Robert Carollo

Born Dec. 15, 1936.

Died Sept. 2, 2013.

Auto mechanic, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Nila; four sons, Gary, Dan, Greg and Bryan; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial service, 3 p.m. Sept. 7, First Lutheran Church, 1515 N. Cascade Ave. Front Range Crematory.

Geraldine Pitts Coon

Born Dec. 7, 1921.

Died Sept. 1, 2013.

Realtor, 25-year Colorado resident. Survived by a son, Elmer Dee Coon III; ; three daughters, Ethel Carolyn Coon Savoy, Alpha Marilyn Coon Shackelford and Norma Jayne Coon Delgado; and two brothers, William L. Pitts and Fred Dee Pitts. Visitation, noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 8, Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home. Service, 10 a.m. Sept. 9, Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home. Burial, Fort Logan National Cemetery. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Regina Louise DeaBueno-Romero

Born Sept. 16, 1965.

Died Sept. 1, 2013.

Lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Wayne Bailon; her mother, Carol Cordova; her stepfather, Al Cordova; and a grandson, Julian Bailon. Visitation, noon to 1:30 p.m., followed by a service, 2 p.m. Sept. 7, Angelus Funeral Directors. Angelus Funeral Directors.

Lorraine Kummerfeldt

Born June 15, 1961.

Died Sept. 2, 2013.

Civil service, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Bob; a son, Matthew; a daughter, Sarah; her father, Joseph Stover; her mother, Marie Stover; and two sisters, Diane and Karen. Memorial service, 3 p.m. Sept. 7, Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Stephen William Mechling

Born June 16, 1957.

Died Sept. 1, 2013.

Telecommunications business analyst, served in the U.S. Army, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Susan Y.; and a son, Jason. Memorial service, 1:30 p.m. Sept. 14, The Springs Funeral Services. The Springs Funeral Services.

Charles Molloy Jr.

Born Aug. 10, 1926.

Died Aug. 31, 2013.

Business owner, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Michael; and two daughters, Patricia Pierce and Kathi Owen. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Sept. 9, Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 4925 N. Carefree Circle N. Cappadona Funeral Home.

Bernice C. Newbold

Born Dec. 2, 1919.

Died Sept. 3, 2013.

Retired, a homemaker, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a daughter, Marilyn (Michael) West; a brother, Donald Lepek; three grandsons, James (Jennifer) Gutschick, Kurt (Amy) Gutschick and Adam (Michelle) Gutschick; and six great-grandchildren, Taber Gutschick, Addison Gutschick, Isaac Gutschick, Callie Gutschick, Ezra Gutschick, and Brynn Gutschick. Memorial Mass, 4 p.m. Sept. 20, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1030 S. Corona Ave. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Dorothy Smith

Born Sept. 29, 1926.

Died Aug. 31, 2013.

Secretary, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her husband, Delmer. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Sept. 7, Cappadona's Family Services Funeral Home. Cappadona Funeral Home.

Gary Lee Switser

Born Dec. 14, 1938.

Died Sept. 3, 2013.

Industrial designer for IBM, 12-year Larkspur resident. Survived by his wife, Fran Switser; two daughters, Kelli (Garrett) Kane, Kristi (Shawn) McLaughlin; his mother, Opal Switser. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Sept. 7, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 2746 5th Street, Castle Rock. Reception follows at the church. Castle Rock Funeral & Cremation Services, 211 Fourth Street, Castle Rock, 80104.

Nancy Teskey

Born June 19, 1935.

Died Sept. 3, 2013.

Retired high school student supervisor, 23-year Monument resident. Survived by her husband, Harland; and two daughters, Robyn Montano and Jill Roudebush. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Sept. 9, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 846 East Pikes Peak Ave. Private inurnment, Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Marni Weber

Born June 3, 2009.

Died Aug. 28, 2013.

Child, Colorado Springs resident. Survived by her father, Alex Callahan. Celebration of life service, 6 p.m. Sept. 6, Cappadona's Family Services Funeral Home. Cappadona Funeral Home.

Wanda Zalesak

Born Sept. 27, 1933.

Died Aug. 27, 2013.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Jerry Cameron; and a daughter, Teresa Kryzaniak. Graveside services were 2 p.m. Sept. 4, Fairview Cemetery. Burial, Fairview Cemetery. Dove-Witt Family Mortuary.

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