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Funeral services for former Grand Lake Lodge matriarch to be held next week

July 13, 2017 — Celebration of Life services for Sue Brownlee James, former owner of Grand Lake Lodge and Grand Lake resident, will be held at 2 p.m. July 20 at Greenwood Community Church in Greenwood Village and at 9 a.m. July 22 at Grand Lake Yacht Club in […]

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Joan Louise Malouff, 1935-2017

July 11, 2017 — Joan Louise Klodt Philpott Kemnitz Malouff was born on Easter Sunday, April 21, 1934 in Denver, to John Joseph and Virginia Ruth (Darnell) Klodt. She graduated from East Denver High School in 1953 and briefly married her high school sweetheart, John Philpott. They had one […]

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Obituary: Donald S. Stookey, 1946-2017

June 1, 2017 — Donald Spears Stookey passed away on May 30, 2017. He was born in Denver in 1946. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1964, he attended Santa Monica College in 1966 and CU Denver until 1967. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1967 […]

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Obituary: Virginia Winter

May 25, 2017 — Virginia Lee Winter, 73 of Granby passed away in her home on May 14 in Washington, Utah. Vicky was born in Steamboat to Pearl and Jabez Moore on Nov. 7, 1944. She married James E. Winter III on June 7, 1962. She worked as the […]

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Obituary: Walter J. Gooch

May 23, 2017 — "Cowboy," that's what folks called him. Walter Gooch, 99 years old, passed away early Monday morning, May 15, 2017, at the Mat Su Regional Hospital, due to complications from diabetes. Walter's family claims he was born in Oak Creek on Nov. 7, 1917. Walt was […]

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Obituary: Mary Peterson

May 23, 2017 — Mary was born 90 years ago on May 28, 1926 to Frank and Mary (Judish) Popish. She entered the gates of heaven during the early morning hours on April 11, 2017. Born in Globeville (Denver) where she was raised in the Catholic faith while attending […]

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Obituary: John B. Murphy: 1916 – 2017

April 25, 2017 — John B. Murphy of Granby, Colorado, and Lake Havasu City, Arizona, died February 26, 2017 in Lake Havasu at the age of 101. John was a longtime rancher in Colorado, raising cattle on the land his parents purchased in 1909. He was born in the […]

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Obituary: Neil R. Haight: 1936 – 2017

April 25, 2017 — Former Grand County resident, Neil Haight, died April 16 in York, PA. During his two decades in Grand County, Neil worked as a mechanic, and was part owner of GranDisposal. Married to Ellen (Fatiuk) Haight for 33 years, Neil leaves behind 3 children: Dean Haight […]

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Obituary: John (Hilly) Hillison

April 20, 2017 — John (Hilly) Hillison, age 62, of Fraser and formerly of Janesville, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully at home April 11, 2017. Born in Janesville on April 25,1954, he was the son of his late father, Irving, and his beautiful mother, Hazel, who still resides in Janesville […]

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Obituary: Wolfgang Wendt

April 20, 2017 — Wolfgang Wendt (78) passed away peacefully at home in Cape May, New Jersey, on Monday, April 10, 2017, taken by Alzheimer's Disease. He is survived by his soul mate and beloved wife, Robyn Wendt and his son, Geoffrey Wendt along with many close friends he […]

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Obituary: John Tyler Dodge

April 18, 2017 — John Tyler Dodge, a highly regarded 4th generation Wyoming rancher, passed away on April 10, 2017, at his home in Wheatland, Wyoming. Tyler was a hard-working devoted man of character, integrity and humor who was a friend and mentor to many. Tyler was born Dec. […]

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Obituary: Debra Lyn Zook: 1963 – 2017

April 4, 2017 — Debra Lyn (Newcomb) Zook, 53, of Granby, Colorado, was called home to her Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 18th, suddenly, due to a pulmonary embolism. She was born in Denver, CO on April 5, 1963 to Chuck and Joyce Newcomb. Deb graduated from Poudre […]

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Obituary: Harriet Weltman

March 17, 2017 — Harriet Weltman Harriet Weltman passed away March 8 after battling cancer. She was 76. A native of Washington, DC (Woodrow Wilson '58), Harriet graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgetown University ('62) with a major in French and Russian. For many years she worked as the […]

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Obituary: Clifford Mac Cox: 1937 – 2017

February 16, 2017 — Clifford Mac Cox, a resident of Grand Lake, Co. from 1972 to 1978, passed away on Feb. 3, 2017, in Discovery Bay, California. Mac was born on May 4, 1937, in Shawnee, Oklahoma. After Dec. 7, 1941, his father moved them all to Texas. Mac […]

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Obituary: Michelle Kleiner: 1967 – 2017

February 16, 2017 — Michelle Kleiner passed away in her home in Grand Lake, Co. on Monday Feb. 6, 2017. She was born in Inglewood, California on Nov. 18, 1967 to Mary and Denis Gustafson. Michelle leaves behind her loving husband Bill Kleiner and her three beautiful children Mandy […]

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Obituary: Paul Burk Townley: 1950 – 2017

February 16, 2017 — Paul Burk Townley, 66, of Granby, died Feb. 2, 2017, at his residence. Paul was born in Rolla, Missouri, on June 26, 1950. For the past 34 years, Paul was a dedicated member of the Grand County Road and Bridge Department in Granby. Preceeding him […]

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Obituary: Norma Jean Tucker: 1928 – 2017

February 16, 2017 — Norma Jean Tucker, 88, Overland Park, Kansas, formerly of Denver and Grand Lake, Colorado, passed on January 29, 2017. She was born on Nov. 15, 1928. A remembrance tea in her honor will be held at Tallgrass Creek Assisted Living, Overland Park, Kansas, on Sunday, […]

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Obituary: James (Jim) Carl Daxton

February 1, 2017 — Jim passed away of natural causes in his home on Sunday, January 22, 2017, age 83. Jim was a graduate of CSU, a veteran of the 10th IN DIV, a local ski instructor, Grand County Water Commissioner and CO DPT of Engineers (Retired). He was […]

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Obituary: Robert E. “Bob” Petersen

January 27, 2017 — Bob was born in Chicago, Ill. May 13 1925 to Carl and Dorathea Petersen. He graduated Von Steuben High School in June 1943 and was drafted in August of the same year. Bob's infantry training was at Camp Blanding, Fla. and was shipped out of […]

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Obituary: Donna Jean Childress

January 26, 2017 — Donna Jean Childress, 84, passed away January 7, 2017 at Primrose Retirement Community in Pueblo, Colo. She was born February 3, 1932 in Steamboat Springs, Colo. to Alice and Alva West. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, James Austin Childress; two children, […]

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