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Staff reports Published: September 23, 2013

Mother Ella Mae Daniels

Born April 17, 1932.

Died Sept. 4, 2013.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by four sons, Curtis J. Sims, Clarence E. Jarrett, Frederick J. Jarrett and Earnest Daniels; three daughters, Linda Nickerson, Brenda Young and Flora B. Jarrett; and two sisters, Flora B. Pickett and Ruby L. Collins. Visitation, 11 a.m. to noon, with service to follow, Sept. 14, Emanuel Temple, Birmingham, Ala., 433 1st St. N. Angelus Funeral Directors.

Russell C. Deehring

Born July 11, 1922.

Died Sept. 6, 2013.

29-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Dr. Randall Deehring; a daughter, Deborah Coonts; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial service, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Private entombment, Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Gate of Heaven. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Elmer Gerardo

Born Feb. 27, 1919.

Died Sept. 6, 2013.

Forklift operator, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Don; and a daughter, Bernadette Horchner. Services pending. The Springs Funeral Services.Furrel Miller

Born March 3, 1931.

Died Sept. 3, 2013.

Retired U.S. Army, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Elsa Furrel; a son, Harvey Furrel; and a daughter, Susanne Furrel. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Sept. 10, Dove-Witt Family Mortuary.

Barbara Lee Miller

Born July 22, 1934.

Died Sept. 1, 2013.

Homemaker, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Matthew; two daughters, Kathleen Hardee and Lorna Usery; a brother, James Nolan Glenn; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Service, 2 p.m. Sept. 11, Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Burial, Fairview Cemetery. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Lt. Col. Eduardo M. "Monty" Montoya

Born April 9, 1920.

Died Sept. 4, 2013.

Retired U.S. Air Force, 44-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Klara; three sons, George, Joseph and Michael; two stepsons, William and Ronnie Hill; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation, 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 13, Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home. Rosary, 10:30 a.m., with Mass of Christian Burial to follow, Sept. 14, St. Patrick Catholic Church, 6455 Brook Park Drive. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

Tiffany Dawn O'Neill

Born Aug. 11, 1997.

Died Sept. 5, 2013.

Student, longtime Calhan resident. Survived by a son, Drake; her mother, Tammy; a brother, Ron; a sister, Katie Salpas; and grandparents Bob and Rita O'Neill. Service, 7 p.m. Sept. 9, Nor'wood Bible Church, 5865 Templeton Gap Road. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Elizabeth P. "Bette" Richards

Born March 21, 1922.

Died Sept. 25, 2013.

Retired, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by three nephews, Gregory, Pierre and Patrick Osborne; and two nieces, Cecile Mosbarger and Elizabeth Osborne. Visitation, 3 to 8 p.m. Sept. 8, Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Rosary, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Mass of Christian Burial, 9 a.m. Sept. 9, Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 2318 N. Cascade Ave. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Deborah Trujillo

Born June 3, 1961.

Died Sept. 4, 2013.

Homemaker, lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Luis; and a daughter, Eralia Gonzales. Celebration of life service, 1 p.m. Sept. 10, Advantage-Chapel of Memories. Chapel of Memories.

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