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Obituaries

Emily E. Dee, 1995-2018

February 16, 2018 — Emily Elizabeth Dee passed from this life on Monday, Jan. 29 in Durango. She was 22 years old. Emily was born on March 7, 1995 in Denver. Like her parents, Sean M. Dee and Suzan E. Dee (Gembczynski), and her sisters Caytlyn and Brenna Dee,

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Thomas H. Hale, 1944-2018

February 9, 2018 — Thomas Henry Hale, a pioneer in Colorado politics and local government, died on Jan. 23, 2018 in Georgetown at the age of 73 after a nine-month battle with brain cancer. Mr. Hale was born on July 15, 1944 in Boston to a distinguished family with

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Thomas H. Hale, 1944-2018

February 6, 2018 — Thomas Henry Hale, a pioneer in Colorado politics and local government, died on Jan. 23, 2018 in Georgetown at the age of 73 after a nine-month battle with brain cancer. Mr. Hale was born on July 15, 1944 in Boston to a distinguished family with

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Walter A. Burkhardt, 1926-2018

February 6, 2018 — Walter A. Burkhardt, age 91, Columbia, Md., passed away Feb. 4, 2018 at Brighton Gardens Assisted Living Facility in Columbia, Md. He was born Nov. 25, 1926 in Illinois, a son of Albert and Ida (Houseman) Burkhardt. Walter grew up in Highwood, Ill., where he

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Richard D. West, 1938-2018

January 24, 2018 — Richard Duane West (Dick), 79, of Hot Springs Village, Ark., entered The Church Triumphant on Jan. 8, 2018. He was born March 11, 1938, in Steamboat Springs, to Alva James and Alice Louise (Kinney) West. Dick was a professional driver for 26 years with Greyhound

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William L. Hardardt, Jr., 1936-2018

January 18, 2018 — William Lawrence Hardardt, Jr. of Winter Park and Davis, Calif., passed away at home on Jan. 10, 2018 after a brief illness. He was 81 years old. Born on Jan. 16, 1936 in Bronx, N.Y., Mr. Hardardt, familiarly known as Bill, grew up in Englewood,

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Dale C. Childers, 1940-2018

January 9, 2018 — Grand County native Dale Clyde Childers passed away peacefully in his Fraser home on Jan. 1,2018. The eldest son of Ancil Clyde and Mabel Childers, he was born and raised in Kremmling as one of 13 children. He enjoyed spending time on the ranch in

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Norman L. Stauffer, 1932-2017

January 4, 2018 — Norman L. Stauffer (Norm) passed away in Boulder, on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, surrounded by his loving family during his final days. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Stauffer. Norm was born Feb. 13, 1932, in Utica, N.Y. He grew up in

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Lois Marie Green, 1927-2017

January 2, 2018 — Lois Marie Green, age 90, of Granby, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. She was born Aug. 31,1927 in Ohio to the late Edward and Anna Rossow. Lois has been a Granby resident since the 1980s. She is preceded in death by her parents and

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Remi Olsson, 1996-2017

January 2, 2018 — Remi Seed Gavaldon Olsson, 21, passed away Dec. 23, 2017 in Fraser. Remi was born in Topanga Canyon, Calif., June 21, 1996 to Tamara and PJ Olsson. A few years later, Remi would become a big brother to Bella and Sofia Olsson, who he never

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James O. Lynch, 1934-2017

December 14, 2017 — James (Jim) Owen Lynch, 83 passed away peacefully at home near Parshall on Dec. 6, 2017. He leaves behind his loving wife Lois, and six children, Doug, Dana, Lynette, Kerry, Sandra and Wanda. A daughter, Brenda, proceeded him in death in 1982. Jim had 22

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Charles T. Illsley Jr., 1925-2017

November 21, 2017 — Charles Truman Illsley Jr. entered into Life Nov. 16, 1925 and entered into rest Nov. 16, 2017. He was the son of Charles and Blanche (DeLan) Illsley of Plaistow, New Hampshire. After graduating high school, Charles enlisted in the U.S. Army. He served his country

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Eugene R. Ackley, 1931-2017

November 21, 2017 — Eugene Richard Ackley, 86, passed away on Nov. 16, 2017 after a three-year battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Gene was born on March 5, 1931 in Rockford, Ill., the son of James E. and Anita (Luenzmann) Ackley. He was a long-time resident of Pewaukee, and attended

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Glenda (Simerson) Spooner, 1953-2017

November 7, 2017 — Glenda Gaye (Simerson) Spooner, 63, died peacefully in her sleep on Nov. 2, 2017 in Kremmling. She was born in Denver, the daughter of James and Phyllis. Glenda spent most of her life in Grand County and loved the Colorado outdoors and her many pets.

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Phyllis (Taylor) Simerson, 1933-2017

November 7, 2017 — Phyllis Ellen (Taylor) Simerson, 84, died peacefully in her sleep on Oct. 22, 2017 in Morrison. After retirement from Denver Public Schools in 1995, she and husband, Jim, lived in Granby until 2007 when they returned to Denver. She was survived by daughters Gwynne Ellen

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Paul B. Jacobs, 1966-2017

October 13, 2017 — Paul B. Jacobs, 50, died early in the morning on Oct. 1, 2017. Paul was born in Michigan, the second son of Earl Sr. and Dorothy (Ravare) Jacobs. Paul was raised and educated in Kansas City, Mo., and had been a resident of the Granby

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Laurie Hedgecock, 1966-2017

October 6, 2017 — Laurie Hedgecock, 51, of Granby passed away Sept. 30, 2017, at her home, with her family by her side, after battling cancer. Laurie was born Aug. 6, 1966, in Midland, Mich., to Gerard "Jerry" and Elizabeth "Libby" Teitsma. She married Paul Hedgecock June 14, 1992

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Gregory A. Pickerell, 1960-2017

October 6, 2017 — Gregory Allen Pickerell of Grand Lake, died Sept. 27 at St. Anthony's Hospital in Lakewood. He was 57. "Pick" was born on May 10, 1960 in Longmont to James Pickerell and Alice Bailey Pickerell. He graduated from Longmont High School in 1978, where he lettered

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Robbie Butler, 2013-2017

September 12, 2017 — Robbie's love for life and those in it is unmatched. His days were happiest when spent with his Sissy and loyal pup Daisy. He loved to tell people all about his puppy. She's been looking for him since he left us. The bond he shares

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Douglas M. Wheatley, 1918-2017

September 8, 2017 — Douglas M. Wheatley went home to meet his Lord and Savior on Aug. 26, 2017. He was 98 years of age. He was born Dec. 27, 1918 in Kremmling to George and Bessie (Sampson) Wheatley. He grew up on the family ranch on the Troublesome

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