Father Melvin Thompson

September 14, 1935 - December 20, 2016 
Father Melvin Thompson passed away peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016. He was 81 years old. Thompson, or Mel, as he came to be known, was born Sept. 14, 1935 in Pinedale, Wyo. He attended the University of Wyoming from 1953-1957, where he earned a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Botany and Zoology, with a minor in English. Several years after college, he entered St. Lawrence Seminary in Mt. Calvary, Wis., where he studied from 1960 - 1961 before t... READ MORE

Father James Halloran

December 13, 1917 - December 24, 2016 
Father James Halloran, the oldest priest of the Diocese of Colorado Springs, died Dec. 24 at age 99. Bishop Michael Sheridan celebrated Mass of Christian Burial on Dec. 31 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Cathedral. Visitation took place at the cathedral on Dec. 31. Father Halloran was born Dec. 13, 1917, in Bismarck, N.D., but most of his childhood was spent in Colorado. After three years at Regis College, he entered St. Thomas Seminary in Denver an... READ MORE

Deacon Samuel R. Trujillo

June 12, 1935 - December 17, 2016 
Deacon Samuel R. Trujillo passed away on December 17, 2016 at the age of 81. Deacon Sam ministered to the faithful in at St. Augustine in Brighton, Our Lady Mother of the Church in Welby and Our Lady of Grace in Commerce City during his active ministry. Born Jose Richardo Samuel Trujillo in Costilla, New Mexico, to Lucas and Enafelia, he came into the world on June 12th, 1935 and was baptized at Sacred Heart parish in Costilla on September... READ MORE

Father Thomas Martin Dowd

March 16, 1927 - January 3, 2017 
Reverend Thomas Martin Dowd passed away peacefully Monday, January 3, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family invites everyone to a light lunch after the service in the Parish Hall. Rev. Thomas Martin Dowd was born in Spalding, Nebraska on March 16,1927 to Michael J. Dowd and Agatha Pritchard Dowd. He was one of seven children. His early education through high school was at S... READ MORE

Charlotte Angelo

July 29, 1928 - December 21, 2016 
Charlotte is preceded in death by her husband, John. Survived by sons, Jim (Teena) and Mike (Sue), 5 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and one sibling.... READ MORE

Christa M. Herbert

March 30, 1977 - December 9, 2016 
Christa Herbert, 39, of Littleton CO, was called home by our Lord Jesus Christ, on Friday December 9, 2016. She was an amazing soul who touched the hearts of everyone she met. For over eight years, she battled cancer and trusted in our Lord to get her through each day. She suffered without complaint, but instead had a smile for those she would see. Her spunk and witty sense of humor, and devotion to God are what most people will remember her... READ MORE

Keyo Sweeney

October 3, 1927 - December 3, 2016 
Keyo Sweeney, 89, of Arvada. Mother of Donald Sweeney, Philis Sweeney (Tony Kellen), Barbara Sweeney, Grace Sweeney, Mary Sweeney (John Sevier) and Kevin (Anne) Sweeney. Sister of Rita Ries. Also survived by fourteen grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren.... READ MORE

Fr. Steven Voss

December 14, 1978 - September 10, 2016 
Father Steven Voss, the beloved pastor of St. Joseph's Parish in Fort Collins, died Saturday, Sept. 10, after a long battle with cancer. He was 37 years old. Steven Voss was born Dec. 14, 1978, in Denver, Colo. He was the fourth of five children and grew up in a family where faith was a priority. He first considered the priesthood in fourth grade, Father Voss had been diagnosed with cancer at one-year-old and had beaten it twice. Despite hi... READ MORE

Catherine Wink

November 16, 1938 - August 10, 2016 
Catherine passed away 4 hours prior to her 102nd birthday. She is survived by her very best friend Martha, son Jerry Forte, grandsons Rik and Joe (Laurie), great-grandchildren Emily (Chris) and Joseph (Katie), great-granddaughters Emmerson and Danika and many other family members and friends.... READ MORE

Deacon Dennis Hronek

October 2, 1933 - August 14, 2016 
Deacon Dennis Hronek passed away on August 14, 2016 at the age of 82.  Deacon Dennis had just received recognition of his 40th Anniversary at the Deacon Day celebration on August 10th, 2016, the Feast of St. Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr. While he wasn’t active in ministry in his later years; he did minister to the faithful St. Mary’s in Ault, and St. John the Evangelist in Loveland. Born Dennis Rudolph Hronek in Howells, Nebraska, to Ru... READ MORE

Father John P. McGreevy, O.P.

April 5, 1937 - July 25, 2016 
Dominican Father lived “wonderful life” Dominican Father John McGreevy, who lived to serve more than 50 “wonderful” years as a priest, died July 21 at the age of 79. Since 2009, Father McGreevy served as house lector, then subprior, at St. Dominic Priory in Denver, and chaplain at Francis Heights, an affordable housing complex run by Franciscan Ministries. His funeral Mass was held July 25 at St. Dominic Parish, and he was buried... READ MORE

Mariann Virginia Dunne

February 4, 1942 - July 25, 2016 
Mariann spent the vast majority of her life in helping others. She began work for the poor as a sister of Mercy and taught school in Kansas City, Missouri and Joplin, Missouri. She later served as the Secretary of the Mission of Columbia through the Denver Catholic Diocese. After moving to the San Luis Valley, she served in the Campus Ministry at Adams State College and was the leader and Pastoral Assistant at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church i... READ MORE