Deacon Gerald “Jerry” Kotas

September 17, 1950 - March 18, 2017 
Deacon Gerald “Jerry” Kotas passed away on March 18, 2017 at the age of 66.  Deacon Jerry ministered to the faithful in the foothills parish in Aspen Park Colorado at Our Lady of the Pines throughout his ordained ministry. Born Gerald Frank Kotas in Cleveland, Ohio, to Jerry and Lillian, he came into the world on September 17, 1950 and was baptized at Epiphany Parish a few weeks later. After completing high school at St. Ignatius High i... READ MORE

Father Charles J. (Charlie; Chuck) Duster

September 15, 1934 - March 7, 2017 
Fr. Charles J. (Charlie; Chuck) Duster ('61) passed away peacefully at Bellevue, Nebraska in the early morning of March 7, 2017. May he rest in peace. Fr. Charlie was born September 15, 1934 in Cedar Rapids, IA, where his parents Charles Henry Duster and Cleo Catherine Handley Duster owned and operated a supermarket. He has an older brother William C. Duster (Audrey) of Littleton CO, a sister Mrs. Robert Enns (Katie) of Fort Pierce, FL, and... READ MORE