Fern Pring Corley 22, Colorado Springs, July 5, 1997. She and husband, W.D., founded the Corley Company in 1931, serving as its secretary/treasurer. She was a life member and past president of the Womans Educational Society, and was the last surviving member of The Berle Club. Survivors include her daughter, Doris Corley Jackson 55, son,
W. Douglas Corley, Jr. 58, daughter-in-law, Andrea Jelstrup Corley 58, granddaughters, Anne Corley 83 and Carin Corley 87. She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Douglas Corley 23.
Dorothy Graves Landon 23, Denver, Dec. 1. She was a former professor of Spanish and French at Colorado College. Survivors include her nephew, Cecil Effinger 35. She was preceded in death by her husband, former CC professor, Robert Landon, and her brother, Cecil Graves 16.
Denzil Blow 26, Casper, Wyo., May 21, 1996. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Page Blow 26.
Lyle Blaine Gray 26, Baltimore, Md., April 5, 1997. She was preceded in death by her sister, Florian Blaine Boyd 24, her husband, Arthur Gray 25, and her brother, Edward Blaine 35.
Helen Crane 27, Colorado Springs, Jan. 16. Survivors include her sister, Christina Crane 26.
Ruth Edwards 27, Denver, March 15.
Alice Burch Lester 27, Seattle, Feb. 21.
Geraldine Dewitt Lynn 27, Baytown, Texas, Jan. 2. She was a teacher and homemaker. Survivors include her son, Robert Lynn 52, daughter-in-law, Helen Steele Lynn 52 and nephew, Donald DeWitt 67. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold, and her son, Harold Jr. 51.
Mary Shepard Martin 27, Colorado Springs, Feb. 20. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emmett Martin 27.
Josephine Wickes 30, Colorado Springs, Jan. 7. She was a rodeo cowgirl in the 1920s and 30s and two-time Queen of the Colorado Springs Rodeo. She was inducted into the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Hall of Fame in 1997 for her contributions to womens rodeo.
Albert Giesecke 31, Colorado Springs, Jan. 8. He was an award-winning artist known for his portraits, landscapes and still lifes in oil, pastel and watercolor. Survivors include his wife, Frances Hewins Giesecke 31. He was preceded in death by his brother, Lewis Giesecke 35.
Paul Conover 32, Colorado Springs, March 5. He was retired from Conover Realty and Investment Company which he formed in 1959. Survivors include his third wife, Dorothy Smith Conover 34. He was preceded in death by his second wife, DaVerne Dickson Conover 44 and his brother, Everett Conover 29.
Roy Anderson 33, Denver, Dec. 1. He was retired as executive director of Presbyterian Medical Center in Denver.
Patricia Johnson Buster 33, Venice, Fla., Feb. 7. She was widely known for her generous contributions to many charitable causes.
John Langum 33, Tucson, Feb. 26. He was owner and president of Business Economics, Inc. from 1951 until his death. He also taught economics in numerous colleges and universities across the country throughout his career. In 1994, Colorado College awarded him the Benezet Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in ones chosen field. Survivors include his wife, Sue.
Harrison Loesch 36, Montrose, Colo., Nov. 11. He was a practicing attorney and former Assistant Secretary of the Interior, where he managed the Bureau of Land Management, Parks Services, Territories and Possessions and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Survivors include his wife, Agnes Johnson 38, and son, Jeffrey Loesch 68. He was preceded in death by his brother, Malcolm Loesch 39.
Daniel Buchanan 37, Denver, March 13. He retired in 1987 as a physician with St. Josephs and St. Lukes hospitals in Denver. Survivors include his wife, Louise Grabow Buchanan 39.
Betty Law Baker 38, Colorado Springs, Jan. 21.
John (Ned) McWilliams 39, Colorado Springs, March 16. Survivors include his daughter, Kathryn McWilliams-Griffith 72 and son-in-law, Marshall Griffith 71. He was preceded in death by his brother, Harry McWilliams 42.
Kathleen ODonnell Caldwell 40, Denver, Feb. 4. She was an artist, engineer and interior designer. Survivors include her husband, Maurice.
Warren FitzSimmons 40, Denver, Dec. 9. He was a retired school administrator. He was preceded in death by his sister, Bernice FitzSimmons Hathaway 37.
Betty Andreae Youngblood 40, Parrish, Fla. Survivors include her husband, Robert.
L.W. Boggs 41, Monroe, La., Dec. 1. Survivors include his wife, Ruth.
Frank Niswander 41, South Bend, Ind., Feb. 23. Survivors include his wife, Shirley.
William Rhodes 44, Colorado Springs, Nov. 28. He served for 22 years as a district judge in Colorado Springs until his retirement in 1987. Survivors include his wife, Donna, daughter, Cynthia Rhodes McBride 76 and son, Lawrence Rhodes 79.
Robert Larson 48, LaCrosse, Wis., Sept. 18. Survivors include his wife, Pat.
Albert Butcher 50, Los Altos, Calif., Oct. 2, 1993.
Emil Enstrom 50, Grand Junction, Colo., Jan. 17. He was a candymaker who expanded his fathers Enstrom Almond Toffee business into the international market. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Grell Enstrom 50.
Marilyn Noyes Voll 51, Amelia Island, Fla., Jan. 18. Survivors include her husband, Theodore.
Carl Lawrence 52, Midland, Texas, Oct. 21. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Hatch Lawrence 50.
Alvaro Martins 59, Rochester, N.Y., Feb. 13. He had a long and distinguished career with both IBM and Xerox corporations. He also founded and directed the Executive Leadership Council, with council members providing mentorship and assistance to young, minority would-be executives. In 1993, he received the Benezet Award from Colorado College, recognizing him for outstanding achievement in his field. Survivors include his wife, Gwendolyn.
Katherine Goode West 60, Arden Hills, Minn., July 20, 1997. Survivors include her husband, Dobson West 61 and daughter, Kelly West 87.
Ralph Streamer 61, Colorado Springs, Nov. 29. Survivors include his wife, Constance.
Priscilla Campbell Goldson 62, Denver, Jan. 3. She was professor of immunology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and head of the basic immunology division in the Department of Medicine at National Jewish Medical and Research Center. Survivors include her husband, Edward.
Gretchen Feroe Bruffy 63, Canon City, Colo., Feb. 2. Survivors include her husband, James.
Henry Poole 64, Colorado Springs, March 15. Survivors include his wife, Mary.
Karen Keithley Moore 70, Bermuda Dunes, Calif., Apr. 18, of cancer. She was a teacher.
Craig Herst 89, Breckenridge, Colo., Jan. 22, after a long illness.
Staar Prewitt Drake 91, St. Louis, Feb. 17, from injuries sustained in a automobile accident while in Chihuahua, Mexico. She lived in Kansas City, Mo., where she was an attorney with Blackwell Sanders law firm. Survivors include her brother, Brent Drake 00. She was preceded in death by her brother, Brookes Drake 94.
Josephine Boddington, Colorado Springs, Jan. 15. Survivors include her sons, John 69 and William (Tim) 72. She was preceded in death by her husband, William.
Karl Eitel, Colorado Springs, Feb. 8. He was president of the Broadmoor Hotel from 1982-1990; Vice chairman, executive committee of the board from 1990-1991; and president and director of the Broadmoor Golf Club from 1992-1995. He also served as chairman, executive committee and trustee of the El Pomar Foundation. He was the foundations longest-serving trustee - since 1974. Survivors include his wife, Mary.
Christine Moon, Nov. She was a former dean of women at Colorado College and a member of the Womans Educational Society.
Clara Lee Tanner, Tucson, Dec. 22. She was a visiting professor of anthropology at Colorado College in the early 1980s.
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