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ABRAHAM, Solomon
DENVER, COLORADO: Solomon Abraham died September 6, 2008. He was born in Adigrat, Ethiopia on October 22, 1975. He was the husband of Tewabech Girmuy Hailu; the father of Alazar Abraham and Sesina Gebremichel Solomon, all of Denver; the son of Gebremichael Abraham and Mulu Medhanie, both of Adigrat, Ethiopia; and the brother of Hailay, Teklit and Yordanos Abraham. He is also survived by other relatives and friends. Arrangements were handled by Caldwell-Kirk Mortuary.

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ALLEN, May Ann
SIMLA, COLORADO: May Ann Allen, 69, died January 3, 2007. She was born September 14, 1937 to Benjamin and Leola Fisher Trembly. She was a graduate of College of the Rockies in Denver with a bachelor's degree in Biblical Education. She collected Depression glass, fruit jars, and pens and pencils from around the world. She enjoyed camping, hiking and walking. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Allen; a daughter, Kimberly Allen of Bartlesville, OK; a son, Jerry and Roberta Allen of Limon; two brothers, Jake (Elaine) Trembly of Cozad, NE, and Dwayne (Janet) Trembly of Cheyenne, WY; and five sisters, Crystal (Larry) Zion of Idalia, Catherine (Chuck) Sawyer and Violet Moss, both of Medicine Lodge, KS, and Margeret (Richard) Evans and Ruth (Dave) Houston, all of Wray; 2 granddaughters; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother-in-law, Edgar Moss. Services were held at the Big Sandy School Gymnasium. Burial was at the Simla Cemetery under the direction of Love Funeral Home.

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AMEN, Pauline
LOVELAND, COLORADO: Pauline Amen, 84, died February 14, 2008. She was born on February 8, 1924 to Conrad and Katherine Mitchell Swetzig. She retired from the Loveland Post Office, and formerly worked for the Mead Post Office. She was a member of Mead United Methodist Church. She started the Senior Lunch Program, and was president of the Ladies' Aid. She was a member of the Longmont Moose Club. She is survived by a daughter, Arlis Dill and husband Allen of Loveland; two sisters, Helen Eberhardt of Long Beach, CA (her twin), and Doris Smith of Anaheim, CA; a special friend, Clarence Schadegg of Glen Haven; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Mead United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob Amen; three sons; six sisters; and two brothers. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley under the direction of Adamson Funeral Home.

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ASSELSTINE, Maude
DURANGO, COLORADO: Maude F. Asselstine, 91, died March 24, 1998. She was born July 10, 1906, in Richmond, Ontario. She was a registered nurse, and belonged to several professional nursing associations. She is survived by her husband, Gordon Asselstine; a daughter, Wanda McCollar of Heidelburg, Germany; a son, Wesley Asselstine of Durango; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was cremated.

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BAGGLEY, Arlene
FORT MORGAN, COLORADO: Arlene Elma Baggley, 96, died October 30, 2007. She was born October 17, 1911 to Ralph and Elizabeth Anderson Bartram. She is survived by a daughter, Gloryann Boone and husband Jack of Fort Morgan; three sons, David Frasco and wife Gwyn of Walla Walla, WA, Roger Frasco and wife Jeanette of Fort Collins, and Tim Frasco and wife Judy of Fort Morgan; a sister, Luella Willich of Thornton; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by three husbands, Tony Frasco, Gerald Chandler, and James Baggley; a brother, Bud Bartram; three sisters, Edith Reagan, Edna Sandstedt, and Elizabeth Holzworth; her parents; and two grandsons, Kelly and Marlan Frasco. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery with arrangements by Heer and Jolliffe Mortuary.

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BAILON, Patricia
GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO: Patricia Mary Bailon, 86, died March 27, 2008. She was born June 12, 1921 to Benino and Francisquita Ouintana Mondragon. She is survived by a son, Alex Bailon; a daughter, Joan (Charles) Cordova; a sister, Falco Montoya; a daughter-in-law, Irene Bailon; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; her great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elix Bailon; a son, Robert; a brother, Joe Mondragon; two sisters, Lola Martinez and Manuelita Cisneros; and a grandson, Leroy Bailon. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

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BEEK, Mary
CHEYENNE WELLS, COLORADO: Mary Beek died April 26, 2009 at Penrose Main Hospital in Colorado Springs. She was born October 22, 1921 in Larned, KS. Survivors include her children, Karen Troup of Kirk, and Lynn (Barb) Beek and Cathileen Beek, all of Cheyenne Wells; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Norma Beek of Cheyenne Wells, Carol Darnell of Englewood, and Evelyn Darnell of Cowiche, WA; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Beek; a daughter, Carey Watt; her parents; two brothers, Martin Darnell and Marvin Darnell; three sisters, Gladys Middleton, Maxia Darnell, and Ruth Darnell; and a son-in-law, Jim Troup. Services were held at the Cheyenne County Community Building. Internment was at Fairview Cemetery in Cheyenne Wells under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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BELKNAP, Roland
THORNTON, COLORADO: Roland Sherman Belknap, 82, died May 21, 1997 at his residence. He was born February 29, 1915 in Hiawatha, NE. He was a retired train engineer. He attended the Westminster Methodist Church and was a member of the Elks Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Belknap; two sons, Robert G. Belknap of Arvada, and Richard A. Belknap of Green Valley, AZ; a sister, Lorene Poland of Denver; 13 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Westminster Methodist Church. Interment was at Highland Cemetery.

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BLACKMAN, Raymond
COLLBRAN, COLORADO: Raymond E. Blackman, 79, died July 23, 2001 at his home in Collbran. He was born November 29, 1921 in Collbran to Arthur Ellis Blackman and Emma Georgina Gunderson. He was a rancher, and was born and died on the family ranch. Survivors include his wife, Betty; two sons, David and Morrie, both of Collbran; three sisters, Addaline Lawton of Craig, Doris Mitchell of Olympia, WA, and Elma Hyde of Dallas, OR; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Blackman Family Cemetery in Collbran.

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BOWSER, Myrtle
DURANGO, COLORADO: Myrtle I. Bowser, 83, died September 21, 2004. She was born August 18, 1921 to George W. and Frances Walker. She is survived by a son, Robert E. Bowser of Durango; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter; a son; and her parents. She was the wife of Robert L. Bowser. Cremation arrangements were handled by Hood Mortuary.

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BRISTOL, George B.
BRIGHTON, COLORADO: George B. Bristol died September 10, 2007. He was born November 29, 1918 in Seibert, CO. He was a retired electrical engineer at Fitsimmons Army Hospital. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a recipient of the Purple Heart medal. He enjoyed rock collecting, the outdoors, and raising ornamental pheasants and other birds. He is survived by his wife, Willie "Neddie" Bristol; a daughter, Barbara (LeRoy); 2 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Brett. Interment was at Fort Logan National Cemetery under the direction of Tabor-Rice Funeral Home.

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BYRON, Clara
FORT COLLINS, COLORADO: Clara Rosalie Byron, 77, died February 24, 2008. She was born August 24, 1930 to Leonard Verellen and Clara McGinnley Verellen. She attended St. Joseph Catholic Church. She is survived by two daughters, Kay Durante of Cheyenne, WY, and Terry Nelson of Fort Collins; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul A. Byron; and her parents. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment was at Resthaven Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Bohlender Funeral Chapel.

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CHAMPEAU, Andrew
DENVER, COLORADO: Andrew Champeau, 98, died September 9, 2006. He was born January 6, 1908. He retired from Climax Molybdenum with 35 years of service. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Rose Marie Champeau; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lou and Joe Dwyer; a brother, Ervin; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Rose Vidmar Champeau. Services were held at the Archdiocese of Denver Mortuary. Entombment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

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COFFIN, Mildred
LOVELAND, COLORADO: Mildred Wilmot Coffin, 90, died February 4, 2008. She was born April 23, 1917 to Louis Frederick and Alida Wilmot. She and her husband owned Loveland Broom Company. She was a member of Loveland Seventh-day Adventist Church, where she was involved with the community outreach program. She enjoyed golfing, puzzles, traveling, and tying quilts with her friends. She is survived by a daughter, Melodee Warter (Mark) of Loveland; a son, Stephen Coffin of Loveland; her foster children, Victor and Steve Overholt of Denver, Dan Overholt of Greeley, and Ann Barnes of Colorado Springs; two sisters, Shirley Warner (Richard) of Fresno, CA, and Jean Gregerson (Francis) of Longmont; two brothers, Richard Wilmot (Naomi) of Grand Terrace, CA, and James Wilmot (Sylvia) of Nampa, ID; her grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nathan A. Coffin. Services were held at Loveland Seventh-day Adventist Church. Interment was at Loveland Burial Park by Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home.

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COLE, Birdie
LAKEWOOD, COLORADO: Birdie J. Cole passed away November 8, 2009. She was born June 7, 1936. She was the mother of Greg Starks of Los Angeles, CA, and Dennis Cole, Rene' Starks, and Cathy Starks, all of Denver; and the sister of Patricia Davis of Dallas, TX, Lee Ross of San Francisco, CA, Robbie Davis and Barbara Jackson, both of Omaha, NE, and Ethie (David) Scott and Denora Banks, both of Waukegan, IL. Arrangements were entrusted to Caldwell-Kirk Mortuary.

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COPELAND, Eldon
DENVER, COLORADO: Eldon E. Copeland, 91, died January 12, 2006. He was born March 2, 1914 in Konawa, OK. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Copeland; a sister, Eunice; two children; his grandchildren; and his friends. He was preceded in death by a son, Dale K. Copeland. Interment was at Hampden Memorial Estates with arrangements by Olinger Hampden Mortuary.

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DeLEEUW, Jack W.
GREELEY, COLORADO: Jack W. DeLeeuw, 81, died January 2, 2010. He was born April 28, 1928 to William and Effie Verhoven DeLeeuw. He worked at Western Farmers in Mount Vernon, WA for over 20 years, and was a truck driver with Monfort Food Distribution for 20 years. He also formerly worked at Moormans Feed. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, and attended Fellowship Church. He enjoyed yard work, growing flowers, biking and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Caroline Rosendale DeLeeuw; a son, Bob Rosendale (Shirley) of Aurora; three daughters, Debra Komodore (Alex) of Denver, and Debi Flaugher and Karen Barber (Scott), all of Greeley; a brother, Bill DeLeeuw (Wilma) of Quincy, WA; and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Gertie Stremler DeLeeuw; two brothers; a sister; and his parents. Services were held at Fellowship Church. Interment was at Fort Logan National Cemetery by Moser Funeral Service.

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DILLINGHAM, Alene
PALISADE, COLORADO: Alene C. Dillingham, 90, died April 10, 2007. She was born September 29, 1916 to Zachery Coleman and Grace McGuire Coleman. She enjoyed reading, bowling, and sports, especially baseball. She is survived by a daughter, Sandra Lierley of Montrose; a brother, William Randall Coleman of Harrisburg, PA; 5 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Madison E. Dillingham; a sister, Lorena Ford; and her parents. Interment was at Grand View Cemetery under the direction of Crippin Funeral Home and Crematory.

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EDWARDS, Rev. Kenneth C.
PALISADE, COLORADO: Rev. Kenneth Calvin Edwards, 79, died July 21, 2001 at his home. He is survived by his wife, June Ball Edwards; four sons, Mark of Palisade, Roger of Riverton, UT, Paul of Hillsboro, OR, and John of Plymouth, MN; 10 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Palisade.

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ENFIELD, Thelma
LONGMONT, COLORADO: Thelma Ree Enfield, 86, died May 17, 2009. She was born August 17, 1922 in Afton to Thomas J. and Ethel Papworth Call. She was a former bookkeeper, and also worked in real estate. During World War II, she worked in a munitions factory in California. She had attended the University of Wyoming in Laramie, and enjoyed reading and cooking. Survivors include her husband, Ronald Enfield; a son, Glade Enfield of Longmont; two daughters, Valerie Wegert (Darell) of Minturn, and Judi Langer (John) of Golden; a sister, Maxine Viegel of St. George, UT; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Eileen and Vivian; six brothers, Reuel, Gerald, Spencer, Bob, Evan, and Osborne; and her parents. Cremation arrangements were handled by Howe Mortuary.

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FELZIEN, Marvin
STERLING, COLORADO: Marvin Orville Felzien, 95, died July 8, 2007. He was born May 9, 1912 to John C. and Bertha Golgart Felzien. He attended Barnes Business School. He was a longtime farmer in the Kelly community, and was a member of the Sterling Rotary Club and Trinity Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Mildred Dunker Felzien; a son, Gary (Gail) Felzien of Sterling; a daughter, Sharon (Dean) Davis of Lantana, TX; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Roger Felzien; his parents; three sisters, Katherine Stokes, Evelyn Johns and Velda Bozarth; and two brothers, Ira and Garrett. Services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Gardens by Chaney-Reager Funeral Home.

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FLORES, Josefina
BRUSH, COLORADO: Josefina Flores, 91, died April 9, 2008. She was born in Mexico on April 12, 1916 to Lorenzo and Maria Villegas Pena. She is survived by three sons, Antero Flores of Lamesa, TX, and Adan Flores and Adolio Flores, both of Brush; four daughters, Anna Carrera of Greeley, Maria Hernandez of Kingsville, TX, and Blanca San Miguel and Hilda Rincon, both of Brush; a brother, Porfirio Pena of Brush; 32 grandchildren; and 72 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Aurelio Flores, two sisters, Angelica Trevio and Socorro Soliz; her parents; and two grandsons, David Flores and Leroy Rincon. Services were held at St. Helena Catholic Church. Interment was at Brush Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Heer Mortuary.

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FOREMAN, Cecelia
LEADVILLE, COLORADO: Cecelia A. Foreman, 95, died March 25, 2008. She was born November 28, 1912 to Moritz and Matilda Brandenburg. She worked at the Delaware Hotel for 40 years. She is survived by two daughters, Liz Barkl of Leadville, and Zoe Vigil of Denver; her grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Foreman; and two daughters, Geraldine Robison and Virginia Power. Interment was at Fort Logan National Cemetery under the direction of Newcomer Family Funeral Home.

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GARCIA Ernest
THORNTON, COLORADO: Ernest T. Garcia, 70, died February 8, 1997 at his residence. He was born April 24, 1926 in Dawson, NM. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a Mason. Survivors include his wife, Mary Blan Garcia; a son, Albert of Thornton; two daughters, Georgann Garcia of Denver, and Ernestine Salazar of Thornton; and 3 grandsons. Services were held at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment was at Fort Logan National Cemetery.

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GERNDT, Sylvia
BERTHOUD, COLORADO: Sylvia Gerndt, 86, died February 19, 2006. She was born January 18, 1920 to Spencer and Eldora Arndt Howard. She attended beauty school in Milwaukee, WI. She was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Loveland, and enjoyed quilting, canning, gardening, landscaping, pottery and boating. She is survived by her husband, Gerhardt "Gary" Gerndt; a son, Dennis Larkee of Albuquerque, NM; a daughter, Cindy Albrecht of Loveland; a stepdaughter, Alice Ochs (Gerard) of Boulder; two sisters, Ethel Weitenbeck (her twin), and Joyce Cook, both of Oshkosh; a brother, Arthur Howard of Oshkosh; 2 grandchildren; and 2 step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a husband, Grant Larkee; a brother, Harvey Howard; four sisters, Frieda Spanbauer, Margaret Howard, Sadie Howard and Dorothy Howard; and a son-in-law, Steve Albrecht. Cremation arrangements were handled by Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home.

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GETTMAN, Geraldine
GREELEY, COLORADO: Geraldine V. Gettman, 96, died May 2, 2009. She was born February 8, 1913 to Mark and Jane Mason Springston. She enjoyed reading and knitting. She is survived by two grandsons, Ron Gettman of Santa Clarita, CA and Rex Gettman of Osburn, ID; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Gettman; a son, Lee Gettman; a sister, Juanita Slater; and her parents. Interment was at Linn Grove Cemetery under the direction of Adamson Funeral and Cremation Services.

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GROSS, James
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO: James Oakland Gross, 84, died December 14, 2002 at his residence. He was born June 16, 1918 in Mount Pleasant, TX. He was a retired Air Force colonel and also an assistant school principal. He had worked at the U.S. Accounting and Finance Center in Denver, Landmark Hotel and Casino, and Widefield School District #3. He was a decorated veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine E. Gross; a son, James F. Gross; three stepchildren, Mary Sidani, Suzy Sabadie, and Jim Mangold; a son-in-law, James P. Schwerin III; 2 grandchildren; 9 step-grandchildren; and 4 step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marion H. Gross; and a daughter, Cynthia Schwerin. Services were held at Pike's Peak Church of Christ. Interment with military honors was at Fort Logan National Cemetery by Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

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HATTON, Lucille
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO: Lucille S. Hatton, 85, died October 18, 2001. She was born January 4, 1916 to the late Joseph and Arlene Hugens Steaphenson. She was a retired data entry and computer clerk at Montgomery Ward in Denver. She enjoyed reading, current events, sewing and fishing. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Arloa Goldstone and husband Bud of Los Angeles; a son and daughter-in-law, Fred Hess and wife Debbie of Stagecoach; and 2 grandsons. She was preceded in death by three husbands, Robert Paquin, Harold Hess, and Carl Hatton. Cremation arrangements were handled by Peterson Funeral Home.

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HAWORTH, Corby Lu
BERTHOUD, COLORADO: Corby Lu Haworth, 52, died July 7, 2008. She was born November 11, 1955 to Robert G. Haworth and Avis Haworth. She worked at the Wayside Inn in Berthoud for 33 years. She enjoyed reading, fishing and boating. She is survived by her mother; a sister, Pati Haworth of Berthoud; her aunts, Virginia Haworth of Berthoud, Iris Troester and husband Virgil of Greeley, and Vernice Sines of McCook, NE; two uncles, John Sines of McCook, NE, and Paul Sines and wife Ramona of Anchorage, AK; her cousins; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert G. Haworth; her grandparents, Roscoe and Grace Haworth, and Guy and May Sines; and several aunts and uncles. Services were held at Berthoud First United Methodist Church. Interment was at Berthoud Greenlawn Cemetery.

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HERWICK, Carolyn Ann
RIFLE, COLORADO: Carolyn Ann Herwick, 71, died October 2, 2008. She was born August 8, 1937 to Curtis and Anne Slavens. She was a retired secretary for the Aspen Streets Department with 20 years of service. She enjoyed skiing, fishing, hunting, rubber stamping, ceramics and cooking, and was a member of the Eagles Ladies' Auxiliary. She married Norman Herwick on September 24, 1955. She is survived by a son, Tim (Susan) Herwick of Basalt; an aunt, Mardelle Pecjak of Grand Junction; 2 granddaughters; and several cousins. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Aspen. Interment was at Red Butte Cemetery.

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HOLMBERG, Vera
DURANGO, COLORADO: Vera Griffin Holmberg, 86, died December 21, 1998. She was born February 2, 1912. She was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church for over 70 years, and was a member of the Grannies' Club, the Seniors Community Center, and TOPS. She is survived by members of the Holmberg, Griffin, Bluck and Real families. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carrol Holmberg. Services were held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church. Interment was at Memorial Gardens Columbarium, which she and her late husband had donated to St. Mark's Episcopal Church.

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HUFFORD, Helen
IDAHO SPRINGS, COLORADO: Helen Marie Dick Hufford, 69, died April 4, 2000 at her home. She was born February 11, 1931 in Monte Vista, CO to Donald R. and Margaret L. Border Dick. She worked at the Henderson Mine near Empire for 13 years. She worked underground in various capacities throughout her career, and was a lamp tender and mechanic. She enjoyed reading, painting, crocheting and collecting bells and Barbie dolls. She was a former resident of Delta. She is survived by her husband, Larry E. Hufford; a daughter, Deborah Priest of Colorado Springs; a sister, Donna Mae Wood of Fruita; a brother, Herbert Dick of San Lorenzo, CA; 9 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Graveside memorial services were held at the Delta City Cemetery. Cremation arrangements were handled by Hennigan Funeral Services.

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HUMPHREYS, Elizabeth
MONTROSE, COLORADO: Elizabeth "Lizzie" Humphreys, 87, died February 3, 1995. She was born October 2, 1907 in Hugo, OK to David and Shasta Delana Thompson Carriger. She was a member of the First Assembly of God, and enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling, quilting and babysitting. She was a longtime Montrose resident, and had previously lived in Texas and Oklahoma. She is survived by two daughters, Reva Mason and Hazel Burbridge; 4 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, James Adair and Ace Humphreys; and nine siblings. Services were held at the First Assembly of God. Interment was at Cedar Cemetery.

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HURST, Edna
EL JEBEL, COLORADO: Edna L. Hurst, 94, died December 31, 2006. She was born December 16, 1912. She served as county treasurer for 13 years, and was also a rancher. She was the mother of Joseph E. Hurst. She had 8 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph M. Hurst. Interment was at Como Cemetery under the direction of Farnum Holt Funeral Home.

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JANSEN, Vivian
FLORENCE, COLORADO: Vivian W. Jansen, 101, died April 30, 2010. She was born December 26, 1908. She worked as a librarian at the Florence Public Library, and was also a director for the Columbine Senior Citizens. She was a former bookkeeper for a J.C. Penney store. She enjoyed yard work, and maintained an award-winning rose garden. She is survived by a daughter, Donna Jansen of Minneapolis, MN; two nieces, Kathleen Israelson and Marjorie Crouch; and two nephews, Bill Bertschy and Randal Brooks. She was preceded in death by her husband, Al Jansen; and her parents. Services were held at the First Assembly of God. Interment was at Union Highland Cemetery under the direction of Holt Family Funeral Home.

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JEFFERS, Norma
HAXTUN, COLORADO: Norma Lorene Jeffers passed away January 1, 2009. She was born August 1, 1920. She is survived by her children, Marcus, Neal and Lisa; two sisters, Geraldine Ahnstead and Marlene Hill; 6 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton; and a brother, Ward Dee. Interment was at Fort Logan National Cemetery under the direction of Horan and McConaty Funeral Home.

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JELNIKER, Roy
STERLING, COLORADO: Roy Jelniker, 78, died November 26, 2009. He was born June 16, 1931 to Edward Anton Jelniker and Victoria Margaret Slavinski. He was an engineer with the Colorado State Highway Department for 30 years, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics and the American Legion, and was a life member of the Elks Lodge and the VFW. He attended St. Anthony Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Clara Parsons Jelniker; three daughters, Elizabeth Pings (Keith) of Thornton, Sharon Helms (Bill) of Fort Morgan, and Mary Jelniker of Greeley; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment was at Eaton Cemetery with arrangements by Chaney-Reager Funeral Home.

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KARTAK, Anna
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO: Anna F. Gregorich Kartak, 93, died September 28, 2007 in Pueblo. She was born July 12, 1914 in Colorado Springs to Mike and Frances Gregorich. She was a member of St. Mary Parish in Pueblo and Holy Family Parish in Security, CO, as well as KSKJ St. Joseph Lodge #7. Survivors include her husband, Norbert J. Kartak; two sisters, Georgia Fogarty and Doris Lindvay, both of Pueblo; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Rose Prijatel, Margaret Butkovich, Frances Grebence, and Helen Rozich; and three brothers, Andrew, Mike, and Tony Gregorich. Services were held at St. Mary Church. Interment was at Roselawn Cemetery.

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KIER, Dwight
LONGMONT, COLORADO: Dwight Kier, 71, died October 29, 1983 at a nursing home in Berthoud, CO. He was born in Gentry, MO. He was a graduate of the Conservatory of Music in Hastings, NE, and was a former resident of King City, MO. He was a longtime music teacher at Fullerton High School in Lincoln, NE, and also taught in Longmont. Following retirement, he became a professional magician. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Virgil Reece of Albany, CA; a brother, Dale Kier of San Jose, CA; 2 nephews; and his friends. Arrangements were handled by Clark Funeral Home of King City, MO.

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KITSEALLYBOY, Eugene
NATURITA, COLORADO: Eugene Kitseallyboy, 29, died January 16, 1972 in La Sal, UT. Survivors include his wife, Irene; his parents; two brothers; and five sisters. Services were held at Cope Memorial Chapel. Interment was at the family plot in Red Mesa, AZ.

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KITTREDGE, Susan
KITTREDGE, COLORADO: Susan Lorraine Kittredge died December 2, 2008. She was born February 24, 1946. She is survived by her husband, Jon; her cousins, Barbara, Teri, and Greg; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Kittredge Community Church. Arrangements were handled by All-States Cremation.

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KNAPP, George
BOULDER, COLORADO: George Elihu Knapp died June 2, 1916. He was born in April 2, 1859 to Mr. and Mrs. Elihu Knapp. He was survived by his wife, Sarah Pickering Knapp; and five children. Services were held at the Free Methodist Church. Burial was at Columbia Cemetery.

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KONIG, Pearl
PIERCE, COLORADO: Pearl R. Konig, 82, died January 21, 1991 at her residence. She was born July 16, 1908 in Davenport, OK to James W. and Margaret E. Core Adams. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge, the VFW, the Moose Lodge, the Pierce Senior Citizens, and the Friendship Club of Grover. She was of the Lutheran faith. She is survived by her husband, Ben Konig; a son, Jack; a daughter, Dollie M. Gibson; four brothers, Robert, James, Edwin and William Adams; two sisters, Grace Bailey and Hannah Brauher; 10 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Ben. Interment was at Grover Cemetery with arrangements by Eaton Chapel.

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KURETICH, Aime
DACONO, COLORADO: Aime Kuretich, 84, died November 16, 2006. She was born November 1, 1922 to Victor and Orpha Gradel. She retired from the distribution center at Gamble's in Denver, and was active with Tri-Town Senior Center. She is survived by a son, Dennis Kuretich (Darlene) of Thornton; a daughter, Kathy Evezich (Paul) of Frederick; a sister, Orpha Bernardon of Dacono; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip Kuretich; and a brother, Oliver Warembourg. Services were held at St. Theresa's Catholic Church. Interment was at Longmont Mountain View Cemetery under the direction of Howe Mortuary.

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LACY, Evelyn
CEDAREDGE, COLORADO: Evelyn "Pat" Lacy, 92, died December 23, 2007. She was born December 30, 1914 to Frank and Edith Roberts O'Brien. She was an artist, cook and decorator. She was a Broncos fan, and was believed to be the oldest person in attendance at Super Bowl XXXIII. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Lee Perkins of Littleton, and Judy and Don Young of Cedaredge; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Al and JoAnn Lacy of Eckert, and Jim and Judy Lacy of Littleton; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lacy; a daughter, Barbara Swisher; two brothers, Bud and Fred O'Brien; and her parents. Interment was at Cedaredge Cemetery with arrangements by Mesa View Mortuary.

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LANCASTER, Jane
RANGELY, COLORADO: Jane Lancaster, 88, died December 28, 2008. She is survived by three sons, Terry, David, and Mike, all of Rangely; 8 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Rangely Mortuary Chapel. Interment was at Dinosaur Cemetery.

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LANCE, Mary
SPRINGFIELD, COLORADO: Mary Willie Lucus Lance died December 17, 2008. She was born February 26, 1907 to Retta and George Lucus. She is survived by two grandsons, Larry Barton of Guymon, OK, and Steven Barton of Omaha, NE; a granddaughter, Carla Sadler (Sam) of Tulia, TX; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her children, Oliver Lance, Betty Jo Lance, and Lora Faye Lance Barton. She was the wife of Elsie Lance. Arrangements were handled by Rich Funeral Home.

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LAVENDER, Floyd
NATURITA, COLORADO: Floyd W. "Scotty" Lavender, 58, died January 3, 1966 in Naturita. He was born July 14, 1908. He was semi-retired. Interment was at the Norwood Cemetery under the direction of Valley Funeral Home.

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LETT, Louis
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO: Louis B. Lett, 86, died December 30, 1970 at a Colorado Springs hospital. He was born in Maryville, MO. He was a longtime resident of St. Joseph, MO, where he had worked as a county bridge foreman prior to moving to Colorado Springs. Survivors include three sons, Loren B. Lett, Charles O. Lett, and August J. "Jack" Lett; four daughters, Ona M. Lett, Norma J. Lett, Eula A. Lett, and Mrs. Doris D. Kilkenny; 11 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Mount Auburn Cemetery with arrangements by Meierhoffer-Fleeman Mortuary.

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MACK, Lovin
LONGMONT, COLORADO: Lovin J. Mack, 91, died January 31, 1981. He was born June 15, 1889 in Soldier, Kansas. He was a former resident of Lawrence, KS, where he had worked as a bank teller. He was a Mason. Survivors include his wife, Jewel; a daughter, Roberta Embree of Longmont; a grandchild; and 6 great-grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Lewellen Funeral Home.

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LOPEZ, Tracy
TOWAOC, COLORADO: Tracy Gene Lopez, 36, died April 5, 2005. He was born January 31, 1969 to Bill and Mary Louise Tabbee Lopez. He was a craftsman and was studying to be a chef. He enjoyed the outdoors. He is survived by his children, Shasha Lopez, Reece Lopez, and Isaias Jaramillo; and his siblings, Prisllena Lopez, Shelly Lopez, Boyd Lopez, Berlinda Cotonuts, Bailey Cotonuts, Mindy Cotonuts, Glen Cotonuts, Patty Lopez, Pricellia Blackhawk, Vernon Lopez, Buddy Lopez, Julian Lopez, Victor Orange, and Lavern Lopez. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Franklin Lopez and Raymus Lopez. Interment was at Towaoc Cemetery by Ertel Funeral Home.

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MAHAN, Vickie
LOVINGTON, NEW MEXICO: Vickie R. Mahan, 50, died September 5, 1990 at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston, TX. She was born September 13, 1939 in Ropesville, TX. She moved to Lovington with her parents in 1954, and was a 1958 graduate of Lovington High School. She was vice president and office manager of Permain Servicing Company, and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Hobbs. She is survived by her husband, Wayne Mahan; two sons, Larry Mahan of Lovington, and Greg Mahan of Austin, TX; a daughter, Donda Murph of Lovington; two sisters, Jimmy K. Carson and Tibitha Rhodes, both of Dallas; two brothers, Joe Gregory and Izak Gregory, both of Dallas; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at Bethel Baptist Church. Burial was at Prairie Haven Cemetery by Smith-Rogers Funeral Home.

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MANZANARES, Ralph
PUEBLO, COLORADO: Ralph Manzanares, 91, died August 13, 2011. He retired from the Pueblo Army Depot with 44 years of service, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his children, Lucy Aragon, Fred (Darlene) Abeyta, Yolanda Donato and Dave (Kathy) Manzanares; 24 grandchildren; 47 great–grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva Manzanares; and two sons, Richard Manzanares and Mose Martinez. Arrangements were handled by Imperial Funeral Home.

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MELVILLE, Hazel
LOVELAND, COLORADO: Hazel Ethel Meissbach Melville, 95, died March 7, 2009. She enjoyed playing the piano. She is survived by a niece, Betty; a nephew Ted; her great-nieces and great-nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles P. Melville; two brothers, Milton (Dorothy) and William (Clara) Meissbach; her parents, Henry and Lillian Masterson Meissbach; and a nephew, Milton Meissbach, Jr. Services were held at Good Samaritan Spiritual Life Center. Interment was at Loveland Burial Park by Allnutt Funeral Service.

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MEUSBORN, Stewart R.
HOLYOKE, COLORADO: Stewart R. Meusborn, 87, died October 21, 2009. He was born March 16, 1922 to Carl and Elizabeth Unseld Meusborn. He was a heavy equipment operator for Phillips County, and later worked as manager of the landfill. Previously, he had farmed in the Haxtun and Amherst areas. He is survived by a brother, Eugene and wife Dorothy of Spokane, WA; his nieces and nephews; his cousins; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Howard Meusborn and wife Geneva, and Dale Meusborn and wife Jean; and his longtime companion, Margie Steffins. Interment was at Holyoke Cemetery with arrangements by Baucke Funeral Home.

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MEYER, Geraldine
ESTES PARK, COLORADO: Geraldine Elizabeth "Gerry" Meyer, 90, died August 26, 2008. She was born April 16, 1918 to Nicholas C. and Emma B. Mayer Wurtz. She was a former school teacher, and also worked at Grandpa's Gift Shop. During World War II, she worked for the Central Intelligence Agency and the Federal Housing Agency in San Francisco. She attended Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church, and was a member of the Ladies' Altar and Rosary Society, the Villagers, the Estes Park Christian Women's Club, Red Hatters, and the Minerva Garden Club. She is survived by her children, Roanna April of Colorado Springs, Mike (Nancy) of Cordillera, Roberta Hoffman (Henry) of Joplin, MO, Adrian (Ellen) of Beloit, KS, Angela Moxter (Lowell) of Hays, KS, Camilla Saint (Larry) of Estes Park, and Sylvia Hoyt (Richard) of Centennial; a brother-in-law, Lyle Lange; two sisters-in-law, Valora Wurtz and Ruth Meyer; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. "Bob" Meyer; two brothers, Ralph Wurtz and Herman Wurtz; two sisters, Vernus Lange and Marie Hartman; and her parents. Services were held at Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church. Interment was at Estes Valley Memorial Gardens under the direction of Allnutt Funeral Service.

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MILES, Stanley
LITTLETON, COLORADO: Stanley John Miles died December 29, 1991 in Denver. He was born July 12, 1918 in Oshkosh, WI. He was a retired meat cutter and meat market manager, and a member of the Butcher Workmen of North America and the Amalgamated Meat Cutters. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He enjoyed gardening. He is survived by his wife, Hazel Miles; a daughter, Karen M. Hickman of Englewood; two sons, Kurt D. of Loveland, and Kent S. of Newport, RI; three sisters, Loraine McKee of Chicago, IL, and Florence Weitenbeck and Leona K. Forseth, both of Oshkosh, WI; a brother, Rev. Robert F. Cell of Aurora; and 3 grandchildren. Interment with military honors was at Fort Logan National Cemetery under the direction of Drinkwine Mortuary.

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MOLHOLM, Ervin
EDGEWATER, COLORADO: Ervin "Ike" Molholm, 84, died September 27, 2008. He was born in 1924. He is survived by his wife, Colleen "Cissie" Molholm; his children, Keith (Patti) Molholm, Connie Feazell, and Michael (Kathleen) Molholm; 6 grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. Arrangements were entrusted to Newcomer Funeral Home.

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MONTANO, Lucy
BRIGHTON, COLORADO: Lucy R. Montano, 87, died May 17, 2009. She was born July 2, 1921 to Rogelio and Beatrice Tenario Roybal. She attended St. Augustine Catholic Church. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, camping, cooking, canning, sewing, crocheting and embroidering. She is survived by her children, George (Judy) Montano of Northglenn, Eugene Louis (Christina) Montano of Thornton, Adeline (Fortino) Mireles of Westminster, and Jerry (Hope) Montano and Irene (Pat) Romero, all of Brighton; two brothers, John (Helen) Roybal of Albuquerque, NM, and Leo J. (Alice) Roybal of Las Vegas, NM; two sisters, Mary Jiminez of Albuquerque, NM, and Viola (Richard) Martinez of Brighton; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis G. Montano. Services were held at St. Augustine Catholic Church. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery by Tabor-Rice Funeral Home.

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MORAEL, Georges
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO: Georges Morael died August 12, 1939 at the Union Printers' hospital in Colorado Springs. He was a native of Paris, France, and was a member of the Typographical Union. He was a former resident of St. Petersburg, FL. He was survived by his wife, Lucie Morael. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery. Note: One record gives his first names as George.

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NELSON, Marcella
LAKEWOOD, COLORADO: Marcella A. Nelson, 94, died June 16, 2008. Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Layne Kidd; companion Bill Walters; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, O.W. "Red" Nelson; and a son, Richard M. Nelson. Services were held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Arrangements were handled by All-States Cremation.

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NEMIROW, Eleanor
DENVER, COLORADO: Eleanor G. Nemirow died February 26, 2010. She was the mother of Sharon (Stephen) Berger, Steven (Dr. Julie O'Toole), Larry (Joey Kadish) and Ron (Erin Shay) Nemirow; the sister of Jean Saliman; the grandmother of 11; and the great-grandmother of 4. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nathan Nemirow. Interment was at Mount Nebo Cemetery with arrangements by Feldman Mortuary.

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OLGUIN, Jose
IGNACIO, COLORADO: Jose Fidel Olguin, 91, died September 3, 2004. He was born April 15, 1913 to Manuel and Gertrude Olguin. He owned a farm and ranch. He enjoyed four-wheeling, and was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. He is survived by his wife, Sadie Candelaria Olguin; a son and daughter-in-law, Lloyd and Emma Olguin of Aztec; a sister, Mary Chavez of Farmington; a brother, Ray Olguin of Durango; 3 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Durango. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Hood Mortuary.

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PALLARA, Emil
MONTROSE, COLORADO: Emil Pallara died November 17, 1963 at Memorial Hospital. He was born in Austria on December 10, 1880. He was a retired miner, and had lived in the U.S. for over 50 years. There were no known surviving relatives. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial was at Grand View Cemetery under the direction of Valley Funeral Home. Note: The last name was spelled both as Pallara and Pallaro.

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PALMOUR, Elba
ORDWAY, COLORADO: Elba Womack Palmour, 96, died December 2, 2008 at the Crowley County Nursing Center in Ordway. She was born July 22, 1912 in Roosevelt, OK to Kintch and Etta Shelton Womack. She and her husband were farmers, and she was a resident of Crowley, CO for over 70 years before moving to Ordway. She enjoyed cooking and quilting. Family members include her children, Grady Palmour, Jr. of Ordway, Janet (Freddie) Brewer of Colorado Springs, and Donna Kay Fosberg of Flagstaff, AZ; 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Grady Palmour, Sr.; her parents; a sister, Henrietta Baker; and four brothers, Carlos, LaVerne, Jack, and Wilfred. Burial was at Valley View Cemetery in Ordway under the direction of Griffy Family Funeral Home.

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PARK, Hyun Soo
AURORA, COLORADO: Hyun Soo Park, 73, died October 17, 2009. She was born February 10, 1936. Arrangements were under the direction of Ponderosa Valley Funeral Services.

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PAXTON, Larry G.
DOLORES, COLORADO: Larry G. Paxton, 61, died December 31, 1998. He was born May 14, 1937. He was a member of the Cortez Elks Lodge since 1972. He is survived by his wife, Gerri Dora Brown Paxton; three daughters, Connie Majors of Montrose, Debra Majors of Salida, and Becky Dorr of Woodland Park; a sister, Lois Long of Aztec, NM; an uncle, Ed Thompson of Durango; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at Cortez First Baptist Church. Burial was at Summit Ridge Cemetery.

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PAXTON, William D.
OAK CREEK, COLORADO: William David Paxton, 76, died November 26, 2001. He was born August 28, 1925. He was a heavy equipment operator, and was a U.S. Navy veteran. Survivors include five sons and his daughters-in-law, Michael Paxton of Denver, Glenn Paxton (Debi) of Las Vegas, NV, James Paxton (Christy) of LaPorte, and Edward Paxton (Penney) and William Paxton (Virginia), all of Oak Creek; two daughters and sons-in-law, Eunice Linton (Michael) of Craig, and Mary Fuchs (Larry) of Juneau, AK; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister. Interment was at Oak Creek Cemetery.

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PERSONETTE, Willis
PUEBLO, COLORADO: Willis Personette died April 29, 2009. He was born September 2, 1920 to Roy and Ella Mae Personette. He was a U.S Army veteran, and served as an airplane engine mechanic during World War II. He is survived by several nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ella Mae Personette; and a son, Willis Wayne Personette. Cremation arrangements were handled by Davis Crematory. Interment was at Roselawn Cemetery.

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PIKE, Zelda
PUEBLO, COLORADO: Zelda Pike, 84, died December 11, 2005. She was born November 2, 1921 in Agate, CO. She worked in cosmetics sales for 50 years, and was a piano teacher. She was a member of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, where she was active with the Bishops Guild. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, and the BPOE of Canon City. Survivors include her companion, David Jones; a daughter, Trudy Wayne of Longmont; a son, Terry Pike (Judy) of Severance; 5 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Marion Pike. Services were held at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. Interment was at Imperial Memorial Gardens under the direction of Imperial Funeral Home.

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PORTER, LaMar
DELTA, COLORADO: Don LaMar Porter, 72, died October 6, 2008. He was born December 22, 1935 to Don and Nyda Platts Porter. He attended Brigham Young University. He sang and toured Europe with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and was a marathon and 10K runner. He enjoyed sports, yard work and gardening. He is survived by his wife, Renee Harbison Porter; four daughters, Megan Little of Mesa, AZ, Melanie Porter of Phoenix, AZ, and Keali Linnell and Kami Little, both of Delta; three sons, Nate Little of Mesa, AZ, and Troy and Clark Porter, both of Salt Lake City, UT; three brothers, J. Porter and Perry Porter, both of Orem, UT, and Gilbert Porter of Salt Lake City, UT; his father; three sisters; Alana Porter and Sandra Dutson of Lehigh, UT, and Rhonda Cook of Mesa; and 14 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother; and two sons, Ian Porter and Lindsay Little. Interment was at Delta City Cemetery with arrangements by Mesa View Mortuary.

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PULLES, Theodore
LOVELAND, COLORADO: Theodore H. "Ted" Pulles, 89, died July 20, 2008. He was born April 25, 1919 to Eugen and Elizabeth Pulles. He was a retired engineer for Bucyrus Erie Company. He enjoyed ham radio, model railroading and woodcarving. He is survived by his wife, Blanche Pulles; a daughter, Patrice (Gerald) Deleget of Lakewood, CA; two sons, Gene (Donna) Pulles of Wind Lake, WI, and Jason (Beth) Pulles of Birmingham, AL; a stepdaughter, Anita (Steve) Rochat; 2 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; and 14 step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a wife, Jeanette Lukowski Pulles; and his parents. Services were held at Southgate Church in Fort Collins. Arrangements were handled by Allnutt Funeral Service.

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REDDING, Lucy
MONTROSE, COLORADO: Lucy Redding, 83, died January 22, 2007. She was the daughter of Karl N. Hall and Mable Dodge Hall. She was a descendant of Mayflower pilgrims. Among her ancestors was the first woman in this country to own land. Her grandmother supported women's education. Her mother supported women's voting rights, and was the first woman to be admitted to a prestigious all-male school to become a draftswoman. She herself worked toward abolishing the poll tax, establishing the NAACP in Oberlin, OH, and aiding the Dallas Committee for Peace in Vietnam. She worked as a "Rosie the Riveter" during World War II. She was a longtime volunteer at the Montrose Library, and was volunteer for R.S.V.P. and the Senior Center. She is survived by two daughters, Phyllis Rocher and Robin (Duane) Lawrence, both of Montrose; a brother, Dr. Otis F. Hall; 5 grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Richard Rocher; an adopted grandson, Tylor Hoffman; and a dear friend, Ken Crane. A reception was held in her honor at the Valley Manor Care Center. Cremation arrangements were handled by Crippen Funeral Home.

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REDMILES, Erwin
LAKEWOOD, COLORADO: Erwin Redmiles died October 2, 2008. He was born August 16, 1936. He was the husband of Sandra; the father of Gary (Cyndy), Mark (Beth), Craig, and Brad (Deann); and the brother-in-law Dick (Linda) Calta. He had 4 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Paul's Community Church, and arrangements were handled by All-States Cremation.

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REVELL, Lois Jean
STERLING, COLORADO: Lois Jean Revell, 78, died February 19, 2008. She was born December 19, 1929 to Charles Wesley Bonser and Orra Teresa Darnell Bonser. She is survived by two sons, Larry Mitchell (Shirley), and Gary Mitchell, all of Sterling; and a sister, Edith Roberts of Brush. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Revell; and her parents. Arrangements were handled by Chaney-Reager Funeral Home.

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ROSTEK, Shirley
FORT COLLINS, COLORADO: Shirley L. Rostek, 82, died May 26, 2008. She was born August 17, 1925 to Verner F. and Ethel Seubert Schnepf. She retired from the purchasing department of Colorado State University, and was a bookkeeper for Rostek Construction and Lamplighter Motels, Inc. She attended Barnes Business College, and had worked in Seattle as a riveter during World War II. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, embroidery, gardening, and crossword and jigsaw puzzles. Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Ross and Cathy Sannes; a sister, Darlene Buckley of Pleasant Hill, CA; a brother, Gilbert Schnepf of Casper, WY; two sons-in-law, Rollin and Marv; 3 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Schnepf; and her parents. Internment was at Grandview Cemetery under the direction of Bohlender Funeral Chapel.

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SAINDON, Leo E.
OAK CREEK, COLORADO: Leo Edward Saindon, 78, died March 14, 2001. He was born October 22, 1922 to Fredrick and Leona Filiatreault Saindon. He was a conductor for D&RGW Railroad for 35 years, and was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Elks Lodge, and the VFW. He enjoyed fishing, coin collecting, woodworking and sports. He is survived by his wife, Anna Yurich Saindon; two daughters, Sue Geisler of Denver, and Rosemarie McGinley of Granby; a sister, Mary M. Edgar of Phippsburg; four brothers, Fred Saindon of Arkansas, Richard Saindon of Grand Junction, and Marcel Saindon and Royce Saindon, both of Denver; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Martin Catholic Church. Burial was at Oak Creek Cemetery.

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SANDOVAL, Aloysius
PUEBLO, COLORADO: Aloysius A. Sandoval, 66, died September 15, 2007. Survivors include his wife, Delphine Sandoval; a daughter, Ida; two sons, Erik and Kevin; four brothers, Frank, Conrad, Duane and Herb; 3 grandchildren; his aunts and uncles; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Sandoval and Ida Whitcomb. Cremation arrangements were handled by Romero Funeral Home.

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SAVOREN, Katherine
LEADVILLE, COLORADO: Katherine "Katie" Savoren, 95, died October 28, 2006. She was born December 6, 1910 the late Joseph and Catherine Perme Mohar. She was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, and enjoyed cooking and raising flowers. She was a member of the WSA Lodge, and an avid Broncos fan. She was the wife of Matthew Savoren. Survivors include two sons, Matt (Carleen) Savoren of Salida, and Dave (Debbie) Savoren of Leadville; a daughter, Sandra Crowley of Oregon; 10 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery by Bailey Funeral Home.

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SCHMITT, Faye
STRASBURG, COLORADO: Faye Schmitt died November 9, 2009. She was born July 14, 1925. She is survived by her children, Jolene (Art) Ritkouski, Marsha (Roger) Mousel, Marlene (Mick) Weiser Fields, and Blaine Schmitt; a sister, Ruth Miller of Eads; a sister-in-law, Bessie Piper; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren, her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Schmitt; a sister; three brothers; and her parents. Services were held at Eads United Methodist Church. Internment was at Eads Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Brown Funeral Home.

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SHATTO, Grace
IDAHO SPRINGS, COLORADO: Grace Alma Shatto, 87, died February 9, 2010. She was born September 4, 1922 to William Waverly Murphy and Myrtle Ellen Morris. She was a former Idaho Springs city clerk with 24 years of service and volunteered at the Senior Center Thrift Shop. During World War II, she worked for Remington Arms, and enjoyed swing dancing and Big Band music. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and was an avid gardener. She is survived by twin daughters, Cherie Shatto Porterfield of Longmont, and Charlotte Shatto Kingsley of Idaho Springs; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the United Church. Arrangements were handled by Hegmann Funeral Service.

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SHILLIDAY, Marjorie
GREELEY, COLORADO: Marjorie Elise VanSant Shilliday, 90, died January 19, 2008 at her residence. She was born October 17, 1917 in Philadelphia, PA to Harry Russell and Grace Elizabeth Hunter VanSant. She was a former resident of Berwyn, PA and came to Greeley in 2004. She was a member of Wayne Presbyterian Church, the Audubon Society, and the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, home decorating and playing bridge. Survivors include a daughter, Susan Marjorie Rutherford (Fred) of Greeley; a son, Robert James Shilliday, Jr. (Linda) of San Antonio, TX; a sister, Eleanor Isabel Schatz of West Palm Beach, FL; 5 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert James Shilliday, Sr.; a daughter, Donna Lynn Shilliday; her parents; and a sister, Viola Mildred Lange. Cremation arrangements were handled by Allnutt Funeral Service.

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SINCOVEC, Kathryn
ASPEN, COLORADO: Kathryn L. "Kate" Sincovec, 91, died November 2, 2007. She was born June 5, 1916 to Mary and Louis Zelnick. She was a longtime employee of Chuck's Lunch, and also worked at the Midnight Mine, and at Hotel Jerome. She enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening and playing cards. She is survived by two sons, Richard (Deanna) Sincovec of Lincoln, NE, and James (Verna) Sincovec of Colorado Springs; three sisters, Frances, Josephine and Lorraine; a brother, Stanley; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives. She was the wife of Frank Sincovec. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Cremation has taken place.

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SINDEBAND, Allan
PUEBLO, COLORADO: Allan L. Sindeband died April 29, 2005 in Pueblo. He was born October 9, 1922 in New York City. He retired from Colorado Fuel and Iron Corporation (CF&I Steel) with 30 years of service, and served in World War II with the 10th Mountain Division. He enjoyed traveling, fishing, writing, golfing, painting, and playing the banjo. Survivors include his wife, Shirley; two sons, Michael (Renee) Sindeband, and Richard (Lesli) Sindeband; two stepchildren, Greg (Karen) McCarty of Austin, TX, and Gerene McCarty Norton of Boise, ID; 6 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at Church of the Ascension. Interment was at the Church of the Ascension Columbarium under the direction of Adrian Comer Funeral Home.

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SPECHT, Bertha
PUEBLO, COLORADO: Bertha Specht died October 27, 2009. She was born February 1, 1916 to Peter and Anna Moore. She retired from Alpha Beta Packing Company with 20 years of service, and operated the A&B Bargains and Used Furniture Store with her husband. She attended King of Kings Lutheran Church and the Good Sams Club. She enjoyed bowling and making decorative butterflies. She is survived by three daughters, Sherry Salameno, Nancy (Dennis) Ferguson, and Patti (Ric) Romano; a brother, Ben Moore; 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Al; a grandson, Chad; and her parents. Interment was at Imperial Cemetery under the direction of Davis Mortuary.

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SULLIVAN, Wayne
GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO: Wayne Sullivan died January 19, 1948. He was born March 18, 1923 in Collbran, CO to Mr. and Mrs. Leo Sullivan. He was a Navy seaman first class, and was injured in war service on a floating dry dock in the South Pacific. He never completely recovered from his injuries. He entered the Navy in 1943, and he received his honorable discharge May 1, 1946. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Eagles Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Louise Downing Sullivan, who he married in June of 1946; a son, Larry; his parents; four brothers, John, Ellis, and Carl at home, and Raymond who is serving in the Army Air Corps in Alaska; and four sisters, Mrs Doris O'Dell of Grand Junction, Mrs Mable Fuller of Route 1, and Monna and Sharon at home. Services were held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Interment with military rites was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Callahan Funeral Home.

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SUMMERS, Lola
FORT COLLINS, COLORADO: Lola Irene Summers, 81, died January 17, 2006. She was born November 24, 1924 to Frank and Edna Clark. She and her husband operated Summers' Auto Repair, and she also worked at Teledyne Aquatech and Sargent's Upholstery. She enjoyed reading, sewing, bowling, crafts, playing cards, and the outdoors. Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Cecil Summers; her children, Janice Summers of Los Angeles, and Jerry Summers (Pat) of Fort Collins; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph Clark; and her parents. Arrangements were handled by Bohlender Funeral Chapel.

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TABOR, Charles
GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO: Charles W. "Chuck" Tabor, 64, died December 18, 2005. He was born December 24, 1940 to Curtis and Ruby Lett Tabor. He was a brakeman for D&RGW Railroad. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and woodworking. He was a Broncos, Rockies and Nuggets fan. He was a former Orchard Mesa Little League Coach, and in 1991, his team won the state championships. He is survived by his wife, Ann Tabor; a son, Robert J. Tabor of Colorado Springs; two daughters, Kristine Haremza and Karla Maslyk, both of Grand Junction; three sisters, Jean Thompson of Olathe, Lois Cribari of Montrose, and Mae Kelley of Eckert; four brothers, Larry Tabor of Norwood, Hubert Tabor and Jim Tabor, both of Delta, Leon Tabor of Grand Junction; his father-in-law Arthur Haptonstall; 2 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Kevin Tabor; two sisters, Erma and Dorothy; and five brothers, George, Buford, Ray, Roy, and Rickey. Burial was at Orchard Mesa Cemetery with arrangements by Martin Mortuary.

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TEMAN, Donald H.
BURLINGTON, COLORADO; Donald H. Teman died February 11, 2008. He was born January 18, 1924. Survivors include his wife, Elsie Teman; a son, Bruce (Lana) Teman; and 2 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Brown Funeral Home.

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TIDQUIST, Quinton
COMMERCE CITY, COLORADO: Quinton A. Tidquist, 83, died April 28, 2010. He was born August 15, 1926 in Evans, CO. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Cochran Tidquist; his children, Tim Tidquist of Greeley, Bob (Sylvia) Tidquist of Brighton, Jennifer (Bruce) Kirkpatrick of Denver, Bonnie (John) Carmicheal of Westminster, Larry Tidquist of Rock Springs, WY, Debra (Randy) Rozelle of Lenexa, KS, and Donetta (Mel) Leverington of Rose Hill, KS; 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister; three brothers; and a grandchild. Arrangements were entrusted to Tabor-Rice Funeral Home.

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TORGLER, Annie
ARLINGTON, COLORADO: Annie Sanborn Torgler, 73, died August 25, 1962. She was born in Saline County, KS on June 16, 1889 to John and Anne Sanborn. She and her husband operated a ranch. Survivors include ten children, Thelma Wright, Rose Ashman, Myrtle Frankenberger, Byron Torgler, Dora Peter, Sherman Torgler, George Torgler, Jr., John Torgler, Bessie Haufle, and Warren Torgler; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Albert Torgler, Sr.; and three children, Harry, Jerry and Gilbert Torgler. Interment was at the Arlington Cemetery under the direction of Jonach's Funeral Chapel.

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TROUDT, Melvin
FORT COLLINS, COLORADO: Melvin L. Troudt died July 6, 2007. He was born February 6, 1938 to Lee Troudt and Rachel Wiedeman Troudt. He retired from Larimer County Road and Bridge, and also worked for Ranchway Feeds for 25 years. He is survived by his wife, Kay Troudt; a son, William Lee Troudt; two stepsons, Russell G. Reed and Ron H. Reed; and 2 step-grandchildren. Arrangements were entrusted to Bohlender Funeral Chapel.

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TRUJILLO, Phyllis
BRIGHTON, COLORADO: Phyllis Trujillo, 85, died April 24, 2010. She was born January 17, 1925. She worked at Cottonwood Hospital, and attended St. Augustine Catholic Church. She is survived by her children, Fred Trujillo, Marie (Michael) VanSant, and Patrick Trujillo; 4 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Inurnment was at Hillside Cemetery in Fort Lupton under the direction of Tabor-Rice Funeral Home..

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TURINI, Elizabeth
LONGMONT, COLORADO: Elizabeth "Betty" Turini, 88, died December 8, 2009. She was born October 9, 1921. She enjoyed bingo and playing cards. She is survived by two daughters, JoAnne (Mark) Carlsen of Firestone, and Cindy (Bill) Stodola of Longmont; 3 grandchildren; a brother; a sister; several nieces and nephews; and a great-grandchild on the way. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe "Boo" Turini; several siblings; and her parents. Arrangements were handled by Howe Mortuary.

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VIDMAR, Robertean
CALHAN, COLORADO: Ailean Robertean Vidmar, 96, died December 22, 2005. She was born February 1, 1909 to John Elmer and Maud Melee Myers Cox. She and her husband farmed and raised cattle, and she enjoyed crocheting. She is survived by a daughter, Billie and husband Bob Hendrix of Calhan; a sister-in-law; 3 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Frank Vidmar; two brothers; John W. Cox and Homer E. Cox; and her parents. Services were held at the Living Word Community Church. Interment was at the Calhan Cemetery.

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WATTS, Dorothy
FORT MORGAN, COLORADO: Dorothy Mae Watts, 75, died July 28, 2007. She was born December 25, 1931 to the late Charles and Virginia Ring Kappel. She enjoyed sewing and making hook rugs, and shopping for antiques. She is survived by her husband, Donald Watts; a son, Zane W. Watts of Hamilton, MT; two daughters, Cheryl Ryan of Fort Lupton, and Jennifer Tetreault of Fairplay; two sisters, Maxine Cunningham and Dolores Whiting, both of Colorado Springs; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Inurnment was at Serenity Falls Columbarium under the direction of Heer and Jolliffe Mortuary.

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WEEKS, Floyd
WILD HORSE, COLORADO: Floyd A. Weeks died August 16, 2008. He was born June 19, 1931. He was a retired ranch hand. He is survived by his wife, Frances Weeks; 7 children; a brother; a sister; 9 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Brown Funeral Home.

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WHEELER, Horace
PUEBLO, COLORADO: Horace E. Wheeler, 66, died January 31, 1928 in San Pedro, CA. He was a banker, and had worked at the Minnequa Bank of Pueblo. He also served on District #20 school board. He was survived by a daughter; a son; a sister; and a brother. Burial was at Linn Grove Cemetery in Greeley. Note: One record gives his date of death as February 7, 1928.

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ZAMBRANO, George
PUEBLO WEST, COLORADO: George Zambrano, 52, died February 17, 2009. He was born May 13, 1956 to Odilon and Rosa Maria Zambrano. He was a music director at Skyview Middle School. He was a member of the Colorado Music Education Association, Music Educators National Conference, National Education Association, American Choral Directors Association, Lower Arkansas Valley Music Educators, Pueblo Municipal Band, Pueblo Choral Society, CSU-Pueblo Wind Ensemble, and Southern Colorado Concert Band of Canon City. He is survived by his wife, Debbie Zambrano; two children, George Zambrano, Jr. and Jennifer Zambrano, both of Pueblo West; his mother; six siblings; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Tony Zambrano; and his father. Services were held at St. Joseph Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Grand Junction with arrangements by Montgomery and Steward Funeral Directors.

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ZAMORA, Louis
BRIGHTON, COLORADO: Louis Zamora, 75, died December 29, 2007. He was born October 11, 1932 in Holly, CO to Gabriel and Lucille Hernandez Zamora. He worked in the concrete business. He enjoyed fishing, the Broncos, and trips to the mountains. Survivors include two daughters, Sandra (Bashir) Amend of Denver, and Linda (Edward) Garcia of Brighton; two sons, Louis Zamora, Jr. (Linda) of Fort Collins, and Michael (Paula) Zamora of Longmont; his mother, Lucille Zamora of Platteville; and his former wife, Delia Zamora. Services were held at St. Nicholas Catholic Church. Interment was at Mizpah Cemetery with arrangements by Tabor-Rice Funeral Home.

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ZYLBERBERG, Nison
AURORA, COLORADO: Nison Zylberberg, 86, died September 29, 2002. He was a leather worker. He is survived by his wife, Katya (Clara); two daughters, Frieda (Joel) Levine of Denver, and Rosa (Errol) Leder of New York; and his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Fajga Rosenblum Zylberberg, and two daughters, Esther and Ruchla, who were all killed by the Nazis. Services were held at Temple Sinai. Arrangements were handled by Shalom Funeral Service.

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