Kit Carson

Obituary – Theresa Schreivogel

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Theresa Schreivogel

August 1, 1926 - June 13, 2022

Theresa Beulah Sponsel was born to James Robert and Bessie Grace Sponsel August 1, 1926, in Cheyenne Wells. She was the second youngest of eight children. 

She attended Sacred Heart School, and graduated from Cheyenne Wells High School in 1945. 

Theresa Sponsel married Ed Schreivogel March 29,1948 and made a life for her family in Kit Carson. 

Funeral Services – Polly C. Johnson

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Polly C. Johnson

September 3, 1933 - March 19, 2022

Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 12, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Kit Carson.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at the Kit Carson High School.  Burial will follow in the Kit Carson Cemetery.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the Polly Johnson Memorial Fund in c/o The Eastern Colorado Bank, P.O. Box 175, Kit Carson, CO  80825

Obituary – Helen E. Smith

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Helen E. Smith

December 8, 1943 - February 27, 2022

Helen E. Smith, known to her friends as Teena Smith, passed away at her home February 27, 2022, at the age of 78.

Teena was born in Cheyenne Wells December 8, 1943, to Edward and Helen Schneider.  Teena grew up in Kit Carson and was the youngest of the family having, four older sisters.  She graduated from Kit Carson and went to beauty school.

Celebration of Life – Helen Mae Starkweather

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Helen Mae Starkweather

March 5, 1935 - December 16, 2021

A Celebration of Life for Helen Mae Starkweather will be held Saturday, March 5, beginning at 11:00 a.m. in the Sunrise United Methodist Church, 2655 Briargate Boulevard, in Colorado Springs.

Helen passed peacefully December 16, 2021, at Jackson Creek Senior Living Center in Monument surrounded by her beloved husband and family. Interment was held December 22, 2021 at the Kit Carson Cemetery in Kit Carson.