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Charles Atencio

Charles Alexander Atencio

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Obituary

Charles A. Atencio was born on May 11,1928 in Olathe, Colorado and passed away on August 27, 2019 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is preceded in passing by his wife Joan in 2008, his son Charles Jr. in 2005, and son Gary in 1998. He is survived by his children, Bernadette Atencio, Paul Atencio (Sebrena), Rita Ann Leasure (Ron), Judy Gelston, Anthony Atencio, Annette Calabraro (Scott) and James Atencio; 15 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Charles served in the Air Force and received a World War II Victory Medal and Army of Occupational Medal in Japan. He worked for the City of Colorado Springs Utilities and worked for the Colorado Springs Airport for many years.


A letter to our Father………

Daddy,
There are not enough words in the world to express how much you are loved by your family. You instilled in us a strong work ethic, taught us the importance of providing for the family, preparing all those wonderful meals we enjoyed for many years, but not sharing your cooking secrets with us, and raising us to be strong, independent, self-sufficient individuals. We all thank you for being our father, grandfather, great grandfather and great-great grandfather. We will always treasure the time we were given with you every day. You and Joan are now reunited together and can start a new journey with Christ.

Our love to you always,

Your Family
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    When
    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Location
    Evergreen Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    1830 E. Fountain Blvd.
    Colorado Springs, CO 80910
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rosary at 6:30 PM
  • Service

    Friday, September 6th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, September 6th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Corpus Christi Catholic Church
    Address
    2320 N Cascade
    COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
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  • Interment

    Location
    Evergreen Cemetery
    Address
    1005 South Hancock Expressway
    COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
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Bunnie Harris

Posted at 09:15am
Bernadette and Paul. Thinking of you and hoping you keep good memories of your Dad. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.
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Posted at 09:10am
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless, RCSD Forensic Laboratory
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Ron Leasure

Posted at 11:11pm
Hey hippie this is cry baby. Well I have to say your offer for my subaru is not enough, will talk about it later in life.
Thank you for letting me be part of your family and most importantly letting me marry your daughter.
Your Mischievous and Quirkiness and your cooking skills will be missed for a long time. I'm going to miss you very,very much, you CRY BABY! SEE YOU LATER CROCODILE, WHEN YOUR LEGS ARE STRAIGHTER
LOVE YOU
RANGER RON
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Valerie barbour

Posted at 08:00pm
Atencio family, I will always cherish the time I was first introduced to Scott’s in-laws , and Mr Antencio was making Chicken fried steak with gravy, I can honestly say I have never tasted that meal again the way he prepared it. Over the years I can attest that he taught Annette well in work ethic and cooking.
My Sincere Condolences,
Valerie
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Gary Abeyta

Posted at 12:50am
Tio Charlie I will always remember you kind and loving supportive of all our work and what we accomplished. You were so good to Joan’s sister Lila and all her family and we love you for that. We adore our cousins and will always look for them and check on them as long as we’re on this earth. I will scratch some tickets for you and drink a cup of coffee in thinking of you.
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