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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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Obituary: William Wilson Schade

January 19, 2017 — Bill was born November 22, 1951 to George Rodney and Waunita Wilson Schade in Carbon County, Utah. He was the tenth child and seventh son in a family of 16 children. His mother experienced eight single child births, and four sets of twins. He grew […]

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Richard “Rich” J. McNeely

January 19, 2017 — Richard "Rich" J. McNeely, 91, passed away peacefully at home on January 15, 2017. Rich, a World War II combat veteran and recipient of two Purple Hearts, is survived by Frances, his loving wife of 62 years, son Tim (Leigh Ann), grandson Quinn, granddaughter Peyton, […]

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Obituary: Terri Ellen Odell

January 10, 2017 — Terri Ellen Odell, 64, died Wednesday morning December 28, 2016 after a battle with cancer. She died peacefully at home in Palisade, Colo., with her brother Tim by her side. Terri was born in California on April 28, 1952, but was a Colorado girl and […]

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Obituary: Roger Michael Lee

January 10, 2017 — Roger Michael Lee, 54 of Winter Park, Colo. passed away January 4, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Angela and their families. Roger was a member of the U.S. Disabled Ski Team and a beloved employee at Safeway. There will be a memorial potluck […]

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Obituary: Harold A. Steensma

January 5, 2017 — Harold A. Steensma went Home to the Lord on January 3, 2017. He was born Aug. 10, 1927 to Henry and Mary Elizabeth (Call) Steensma in Longmont, Colo. He is survived by the loving families of: Dennis and Francine Carpenter, Donna and Tony Stich, Michael […]

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Obituary: Jessie Joyce Thompson

December 20, 2016 — On December 15, 2016, Jessie Joyce Thompson of Hot Sulphur Springs peacefully passed away after a short illness. Jessie was born on June 15, 1925 in Perth, West Australia. At 16, she attended a dance near her home and met the love of her life, […]

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Obituary: Stephen Wendel “Steve” Ley

December 19, 2016 — Stephen Wendel "Steve" Ley, died at sunrise on Thursday, December 15, 2016 in Houston, Texas after a long battle with dementia. He was born in Houston, Texas on May 7, 1941 to WendelDuer Ley and Audrey Moody Ley. Steve graduated from Lamar High School in […]

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Obituary: Jere Yvonne Finley

December 5, 2016 — Jere Yvonne Finley, of Granby, born March 13, 1951 to Lois Elaine Buck and Robert Thomas Johnson Sr., in Greeley, Colo. passed away November 26, 2016 in Denver, Colo. She is survived by daughter Jennifer Hamilton, brother Bob Johnson, niece Raeanne Dimick along with extended […]

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Obituary: John E. Steineck,

November 16, 2016 — John Edward Steineck, 87 of Loveland, Colo. passed away on November 7, 2016 peacefully in his sleep. He was preceded in death by his parents, John H. Steineck and Hildegard Steineck and his adored daughter, Cynthia Steineck. He is survived by his wife Shirley Steineck […]

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Obituary: John E. Steineck

November 16, 2016 — John Edward Steineck, 87 of Loveland, Colo., passed away on November 7, 2016 peacefully in his sleep. He is survived by his wife Shirley Steineck (Baxter) of 65 years, his children Rick Steineck (Val) of Grand Lake, Colo., Jackie Hailey (Mark) of Loveland, Colo., Jeanne […]

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Obituary: Mary Baumberger

November 15, 2016 — Grand Lake Pioneer, Mary Baumberger, 81 died peacefully in her sleep with her family by her side. Mary was born in Granby up County Road 4 in a cabin in the meadow on her father's homestead. She was born December 9, 1934 to Jack Digor […]

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Obituary: Joseph Recktenwald

November 7, 2016 — Joseph J Recktenwald Sr., 92, passed into eternal life on October 23, 2016. Joe was a WWII Veteran, serving in four branches of the Military. He was preceded in death by his wife Mildred and his son Joe. He is survived by seven children, 19 […]

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