Obituaries

Grace Givan
B: 1939-11-13
D: 2017-05-21
View Details
Givan, Grace
Marilyn Hall
B: 1944-11-04
D: 2017-05-18
View Details
Hall, Marilyn
Leslie Jurgens
B: 1941-03-05
D: 2017-05-17
View Details
Jurgens, Leslie
Carol Fleming
B: 1940-10-31
D: 2017-05-16
View Details
Fleming, Carol
Deborah Truscelli
B: 1951-01-04
D: 2017-05-15
View Details
Truscelli, Deborah
Robert Charles
B: 1936-05-03
D: 2017-05-15
View Details
Charles, Robert
Jodie Baer
B: 1960-07-29
D: 2017-05-14
View Details
Baer, Jodie
Annie Temple
B: 1924-10-10
D: 2017-05-12
View Details
Temple, Annie
Lieselottie Deskins
B: 1933-06-08
D: 2017-05-12
View Details
Deskins, Lieselottie
Alan Reise
B: 1934-02-04
D: 2017-05-10
View Details
Reise, Alan
Roy Wheeler
B: 2017-12-01
D: 2017-05-09
View Details
Wheeler, Roy
Thomas Schrimpf
B: 1946-09-01
D: 2017-05-07
View Details
Schrimpf, Thomas
Barry Johnson
B: 1966-02-24
D: 2017-05-07
View Details
Johnson, Barry
Richard Gerzina
B: 1950-01-04
D: 2017-05-05
View Details
Gerzina, Richard
Sophie Rush
B: 1987-10-10
D: 2017-05-05
View Details
Rush, Sophie
Elizabeth Duran
B: 1933-10-01
D: 2017-05-04
View Details
Duran, Elizabeth
James Bradford
B: 1924-08-16
D: 2017-05-02
View Details
Bradford, James
Herminia Shannon
B: 1929-05-29
D: 2017-04-30
View Details
Shannon, Herminia
Patricia Henderson
B: 1932-12-05
D: 2017-04-30
View Details
Henderson, Patricia
Trevor Howard
B: 1979-12-13
D: 2017-04-30
View Details
Howard, Trevor
Verna Herl
B: 1932-01-26
D: 2017-04-29
View Details
Herl, Verna

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
1730 East Fountain Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Phone: 719-634-1597
Fax: 719-634-6610

Immediate Need

If you have immediate need of our services, we're available for you 24 hours a day. Call us at 719-634-1597.

Obituaries & Tributes

It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.

Seeking Guidance: Grief Counseling

The 1969 publication of what was to become a landmark book, On Death and Dying, written by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross changed the way we looked at grief. She described five stages of grieving: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance–stages which became the foundation of our understanding of the experience of grief for decades.

But later research has shown that we cope with grief not in linear or cyclical stages, but in a back-and-forth process which moves between the experience of sadness, anger, yearning, or crying; and the experience of feeling joy or contentment. This is almost a “safety valve”, giving the bereaved a period of rest in dealing with their grief.

Grief is, you see, work. And it seems the body intuitively knows that such hard work requires periods of rest.  This natural back-and-forth process helps us to achieve the four essential tasks in grieving:

1. To accept the reality of the loss

2. To work through to the pain of grief

3. To adjust to an environment in which the deceased is missing

4. To emotionally relocate the deceased and move on with life

But what if you get stuck? Perhaps you can’t accept this new reality; or maybe working through the pain of grief is wearing you down. That’s when a qualified grief counselor can help.