Archive for the ‘Obituaries’ Category

Edith R. Shelton

July 29, 1922 ~ June 13, 2011 Edith R. Shelton of Greeley passed away Monday, June 13, 2011. She was born July 29, 1922, in Unionville, Missouri to Frank and Ethel (Lupton) Maulsby. She graduated from Unionville High School and received her teaching license at Kirksville Teachers College. On November 26, 1947 she married Edward [...]

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Richard “Rick” Phil Futch

August 22, 1962 ~ June 4, 2011 Rick Futch, age 48, passed away on June 4, 2011. He was born August 22, 1962 to Nyrene (Eby) and Phil Futch in Sterling. He attended school in Sterling. He moved to Greeley in the early 1990’s and in 1998, he married Debra Cashatt Bowman. Rick worked in [...]

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Helene Marcia Fast Faulconer

Helene Marcia Fast Faulconer passed away June 12, 2011 at the age of 70.     “Honey,” as she was known by all her loved ones and friends, was born in Asbury Park, New Jersey March 28, 1941. She spent the majority of her childhood in San Francisco and still considers it her home. Honey [...]

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Lillian L. Pound

November 25, 1911 ~ June 12, 2011 Lillian L. Pound of Greeley died June 12, 2011 in Hospice of Northern Colorado. She was born November 25, 1925 to Louie and Molly Weber. She grew up in Greeley and retired from UNC in 1990 after 20 years in food service. Lillian married Donald W. Pound on [...]

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Alfred Jensen

October 6, 1922 ~ June 12, 2011 Alfred Jensen of Greeley died Sunday, June 12, 2011 at Bonell Good Samaritan Center. He was born October 6, 1922 in Windsor, Colorado to Anton M. and Martha (Boresen) Jensen. He grew up in Greeley and attended the Auburn School. Alfred had a dairy farm east of Greeley. [...]

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Dr. Norman Henry “Norm” Laber

Dr. Norman Henry “Norm” Laber, 74 of Eaton, Colorado died on Friday, June 10, 2011 at the Poudre Valley Hospital in Ft. Collins.   Norm was born on February 18, 1937 in Longmont, Colorado to David and Elizabeth (Seader) Laber.   He attended the Pleasant View Ridge Elementary School which was located on his family’s [...]

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Earl M. Pitts

Earl M. Pitts, 76 of Greeley, formerly of Evans & Gill died on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at the Hospice & Palliative Care of Northern Colorado Inpatient Unit.   He was born on January 15, 1935 to Walter C. and Thelma (Caywood) Pitts in Fruita, Colorado.   Mr. Pitts married Shirley Ann Carey on November [...]

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Walter P. Schooler

January 9, 1929 ~ April 5, 2011 LaSalle, Colorado Walter Schooler went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 5, 2011, after a year-long battle with health issues. He was born on January 9, 1929, to Paul and Mary Schooler in Fall City, Nebraska.  He grew up living and working on the family [...]

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Ella Mae Freauff

  December 24, 1924 ~ April 8, 2011   Ella Mae Freauff formerly of Johnstown died Friday, April 8, 2011 in Ft. Collins.  She was born on December 24, 1924 in Longmont, to Conrad and Edith (Kaiser) Lesser.   In 1947, Ella married Kenneth “Dutch” Freauff in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  They worked in housecleaning.   He died [...]

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Lester O’Neil Ebersole

  July 24, 1922 ~ April 11, 2011   Lester O’Neil Ebersole, son of Roy A. and Bessie (Brenneman) Ebersole, was born in Tuleta, Texas on July 24, 1922.  He grew up in Elkhart, Indiana, and graduated from Elkhart High School in 1940.  After working a year, he attended Goshen College for one year.  Because [...]

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Neil Downing Bostick

  March 29, 1935 ~ April 11, 2011   Neil Downing Bostick of Evans, Colorado died Monday, April 11, 2011 at his home.  He was born on March 29, 1935 in Birmingham, Alabama to James Thomas and Juanita (Cherry) Bostick.  He attended Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, graduating in 1961, making him a Golden Eagle [...]

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Dorothy L. Lionberger

  June 22, 1920 ~ April 12, 2011   Dorothy L. Lionberger, age 90, of Joplin, MO, a former Evans, Colorado resident went to sleep at 11:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at Spring River Christian Village and woke up in the arms of Jesus.   Dorothy was born June 22, 1920 in Eaton, Colorado.  [...]

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George Zimmerman

  September 22, 1925 – April 14, 2011   George Roland Zimmerman, 85, of Kersey, passed away peacefully, April 14, 2011 at Fairacres Manor in Greeley.   George was born September 22, 1925 in Alta Vista, Kansas to Reinhold and Emma (Wahl) Zimmerman.  He grew up in Alta Vista, Kansas and graduated from High School [...]

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Francis O. “Fran” Towns

  May 12, 1935 – April 17, 2011   Francis O. “Fran” Towns, 75, of Greeley, died April 17, 2011 at Bonell Good Samaritan Center in Greeley.   He was born May 12, 1935 in Palco, Kansas to Clarence Almer and Ida May (Burgess) Towns.    The family lived in Kansas, and then moved to Evans when [...]

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Ronald (Ronny) Edmund McGee Sr.

Ronald (Ronny) Edmund McGee Sr., October 6th, 1935-April 17th, 2011.  Resident of Greeley, Colorado. Ronny passed away peacefully Sunday surrounded by loving family.  Ronny was born in Brooklyn, New York, but was raised in Atlanta, Georgia.  He enlisted in the US Air force in the early 1950’s, was stationed at Lowry Air Force Base, and [...]

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Antero G. Alaniz, Sr.

  January 1, 1929 ~ April 22, 2011   Antero G. Alaniz, Sr. of Greeley died Friday, April 22, 2011 in Hospice of Northern Colorado inpatient unit.  He was born January 1, 1929 in Cameron, Texas to Lucas and Juana (Garcia) Alaniz.   He worked all of his life farming in Eagle Pass, Texas and [...]

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Norma Jean Lanning

  June 7, 1932 – April 21, 2011   Norma Jean Lanning, 78, died April 21, 2011 at Bonell Good Samaritan Center in Greeley.  She was born June 7, 1932 to Charles and Irma (John) Kelly in Springfield, Illinois.  On July 3, 1953, she married Russell B. Lanning in Cheyenne, Wyoming.   As a child [...]

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Woodrow W. (Woody) Russell

  February 18, 1924 ~ April 23, 2011   Woodrow (Woody) Russell, 87, of Greeley, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2011.  He was born February 18, 1924, to William and Margaret (Branson) Russell in Slaughter, Kentucky.   Mr. Russell was reared and educated in Nashville, Arkansas, graduating from Nashville High School.  At the age of [...]

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Daisy LaRue Schaffer

  October 15, 1925 ~ April 25, 2011   Daisy LaRue Schaffer (Stanley) of Greeley died Monday, April 25, 2011 at Bonell Good Samaritan Center.  She was born October 15, 1925 in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania.  She was raised in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.   On January 26, 1946, she married Charles Owen Schaffer in West Reading, Pennsylvania.  She [...]

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Victor Raymond Guerrieri

Victor Raymond Guerrieri, age 68, of Kersey died at his home April 7, 2011. He was born in Gunnison, Colo. on September 7, 1942 to Jim and Mary Guerrieri. He graduated from Gunnison High School in 1960. He married Linda Faye Whitley on July 27, 1963 in Gunnison. Vic worked at OK Tire Shop in [...]

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Jessica Dawn “Jessie” Jerke

Jessica Dawn “Jessie” Jerke, 21 of LaSalle, Colorado went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 5, 2011.   She was born on November 13, 1989 in Greeley, Colorado, and delighted her parents William Harry and Jeannie Maurine (Randall) Jerke, every day of her beautiful life.   Jessie was a member of the [...]

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Benito “George” Tenorio Romero

May 6, 1933-March 7, 2011   After a valiant fight with cancer, Benito passed away on March 7 surrounded by his family.   He was born in Roswell, New Mexico on May 6, 1933. In the late thirties, his family came to Colorado.   He attended grade school until the fourth grade. Then he sacrificed his education [...]

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Ursulita (Patsy) Peralta

  April 28, 1928 ~ March 5, 2011   Ursulita (Patsy) Peralta, age 82, formerly of Ault died Saturday, March 5, 2011 at Kenton Manor.   Patsy was born on April 28, 1928, to Juan B. and Adelina Sarah Peralta, the middle child of nine children.  Patsy married Albert Ramos and three children were born [...]

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Richard “Dick” Rolfness

  January 3, 1933 ~ March 12, 2011 Residence: Greeley, Colorado   Richard “Dick” Rolfness of Greeley died Saturday, March 12, 2011 in Hospice of Northern Colorado Inpatient Unit.  He was born January 3, 1933 to Samuel and Eleanor (Manning) Rolfness, in Bremerton, Washington.   Dick grew up in Portland, Oregon and graduated from Jefferson [...]

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Emma Smith

  March 10, 1920 ~ March 18, 2011   Emma Smith was born on March 10, 1920 in Sterling, Colorado to Alexander Schott and Amalia Maul Schott.  She attended Trinity Lutheran School in Sterling.  She married Ray Smith of Fleming, CO in 1943.  They lived in Sterling until 1964 when they moved to Greeley, CO. [...]

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Donald Lee Schmidt

  June 25, 1935 ~ March 7, 2011   Donald Lee Schmidt of Greeley passed away Monday, March 7, 2011 at North Colorado Medical Center.  He was born June 25, 1935 to Henry and Olga Schmidt on the farm in Loveland.  He was the youngest of 13 children.   Donald graduated from Longmont High School [...]

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Christian DeBaun

Christian DeBaun, 46 of Longmont, Colorado died on Tuesday March 15, 2011 in Wellington, Colorado.   He was born on August 17, 1964 in Cooperstown, New York to Peter & Patricia (Burger) DeBaun.   Christian graduated from Canon City High School in 1983.  He later attended Northeaster Junior College in Sterling, Colorado where he earned [...]

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Lee Jack Woods

Lee Jack Woods, 82 of Greeley, Colorado joined his Heavenly Father on Sunday, March 20, 2011.   He was born on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburg, Kansas to Doran Charles and Ruth Gene Woods.   He married Catherine June Middleton on September 22, 1950 in Pittsburg, Kansas.  She preceded him in death on October 29, [...]

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Scott Wilkinson

Scott Wilkinson 38, of Greeley died on Monday, March 21, 2011 in Wyoming.   He was born on November 29, 1972 in Killeen, Texas to Robert and Opal May Wilkinson.   Scott married Heidi Leggett on December 22, 2010 in Greeley. They have lived in Loveland before moving to Greeley in June of 2010. He [...]

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Perry Adkins

Perry Adkins 46, of Greeley died on Friday, March 25, 2011 at University Hospital in Aurora. He was born on January 14, 1965 to Leon F. and Emily J. (Larrabee) Adkins in Kankakee, Illinois. He was a graduate of Northglenn High School in Denver, Colorado. He then went on to graduate from Parks School of [...]

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Victoria J. “Vickie” Allison

Victoria J. “Vickie” Allison, 64 of Evans, passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at the North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley. Vickie was born on November 1, 1946 in Greeley to Raymond Keith and Joyce Dorothea (Bolin) Snyder. She recently returned to Greeley, after moving to Pueblo West in 1997. She taught elementary music [...]

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Frances Mae Vitt

Frances Mae Vitt November 26, 1913 ~ March 27, 2011   Frances Mae Vitt, 97, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2011, in Greeley, CO.  She was born November 26, 1913, in Fremont, Nebraska, the only child of Frank Smith and Iva (Reid) Smith.   After graduating from Central High in Omaha, NE, Frances became a [...]

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Pauline Marie Hamilton (Boehm)

November 8, 1919 – April 1, 2011   Pauline Hamilton, of Greeley, died April 1, 2011 at her home.  She was born November 8, 1919 in New Boston, Indiana to Joseph Boehm and Margaret (Wink) Boehm.  Pauline was raised and educated in Owensboro, Kentucky.  She married William Patrick Hamilton on July 22, 1939 at Saint [...]

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Claudia Mae Elliott

  January 6, 1939 ~ March 29, 2011   Claudia Mae Elliott of Eaton went to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 29, 2011.  She was born on January 6, 1939 to Forrest Cleo and Margaret (Navratil) Kratzer at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado.   Claudia was reared and educated in Denver graduating from [...]

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Arvella Jane Rockwell

  October 10, 1926 ~ March 2, 2011   Arvella Jane Rockwell of Greeley died Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at Kenton Manor.  She was born October 10, 1926 in La Crosse, Wisconsin to William B. and Laura Lena (Miller) Stroeh.   Arvella graduated from LaCrosse Central High School and Madison Area Vocational School.  On April [...]

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