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Obituary: Cathy Nelson-Zeeb passed away Aug. 27

October 18, 2017 — Happy trails, beautiful friend. Cathy Nelson-Zeeb passed away on Aug. 27, 2017, surrounded by friends, family and her furries at her little piece of paradise in Montrose. Cathy spent her life making this world a more beautiful place. By building homes in the construction industry,

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Obituary: Pamela Jean Padgett, Oct. 23, 1962, to Oct. 11, 2017

October 17, 2017 — Pam was taken from us after a long fight with lung cancer. Pam was born and raised in Meeker. When she graduated from high school, she went to beauty school and received her cosmetology license. After beauty school, she met her husband, Glenn Padgett, in

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Obituary: Wesley Wayne Geist, 57, of Eagle

October 16, 2017 — Wesley Wayne Geist, 57, of Eagle, was born in Eureka, South Dakota. He passed away on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. He fought a tough fight and is now in Heaven with our Good Lord and Savior. He loved his girls. He was tough, but in

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Obituary: Founder of J.Crew and Vail regular Arthur Cinader, 90, dies

October 14, 2017 — Arthur Cinader, founder of the J.Crew brand, has died at the age of 90. Through catalogs, stores and then the internet, J.Crew revolutionized the way Americans dressed and was a pioneer of multichannel retailing. Mr. Cinader, who had lived in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with

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Obituary: Byron Taggart Edwards, Oct. 4, 1937, to Sept. 27, 2017

October 5, 2017 — Byron Taggart "Tag" Edwards was born in Sydney, Australia, on Oct. 4, 1937. He passed away on Sept. 27, 2017, at home in New Jersey in the loving care of Francoise, his wife of 39 years. Tag's passion for life was the love of wide-open

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Obituary: John Worth Clark, Feb. 23, 1961, to Sept. 10, 2017

September 30, 2017 — John Worth Clark, 56, of Lafayette, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, of a cardiac condition. Born Feb. 23, 1961, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late John Wilson Clark and Jeanne McLavy Clark. He graduated from St. James School in Hagerstown, Maryland,

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Celebration of Katie Ciliberto’s life is Sept. 29

September 27, 2017 — We invite all who knew Katie Ciliberto to join us in celebrating her life on Friday, Sept. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Paulsen's at 499 Mesa Drive, Eby Creek, Eagle. We will share memories and many of the laugh-out-loud moments we had

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Lois Ilene Walker Sept. 21, 1920 – Sept. 23, 2017

September 25, 2017 — Lois Ilene Walker, lifelong Gypsum resident, left her earthly home for heaven on Saturday, Sept. 23, surrounded by her family. She was 97 years old and had lived a full and rewarding life. Lois spent the first 14 years of her life in a cozy

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Obituary: Celebrate Alan Brock Friday, Sept. 22, in Grand Junction

September 21, 2017 — VAIL — Alan R. Brock's dad taught him the brick mason's craft in the 1960s, when Vail was springing up out of Gore Creek Valley pastures, and so was he. In fact, Brock caught his first fish in 1962, fishing from the spot that would

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Obituary: Mrs. Clara A. Valencia, Aug. 27, 1936, to Sept. 11, 2017

September 15, 2017 — Clara A. Valencia, age 81, of Jonesboro, Georgia, passed away Monday, Sept. 11. She is survived by her husband, Tony Valencia; son Glenn A. Valencia and wife Hon. Kathy Brown Valencia, of Peachtree City, Georgia; daughters Vicki Marie McIntyre, of Hampton, Georgia, and Doreen Ann

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Obituary: Perfecto C. Rivera, March 28, 1931, to Sept. 4, 2017

September 13, 2017 — Perfecto C. Rivera, age 86 years, passed away at his son's home in the Sweetwater Valley of Colorado on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. Perfecto was born on March 28, 1931, in Canjilon, New Mexico, to the late Jose Rivera and Sinforosa Martinez Rivera. On May

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Obituary: Robert Leroy Kesterson, Oct. 15, 1935 – Sept. 9, 2017

September 12, 2017 — Robert "Bob" Kesterson, 81, of Penrose, formerly of Eagle, died on Sept. 9, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dottie; children Sandra, Melinda, Kevin and Debbie; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his grandson Jason and

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Obituary: Michael ‘Mike’ D. Lujan, Aug. 20 1958 – Sept. 6, 2017

September 12, 2017 — Michael "Mike" D. Lujan, 59, of Leadville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 6, at St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood. He was born on Aug. 20, 1958, in Leadville to Arthur and Theresa L. Martinez. Mike graduated from high school and went to work in construction. He

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Obituary: The life of the one and only Kurt Keltner

September 8, 2017 — On Aug. 4, Kurt Keltner set out on the Kenai River — his happy place. After a long afternoon of fishing, he and his buddies were headed back up river for the evening, when something malfunctioned with the boat's steering, causing the boat to spin

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Obituary: Elisa A. Haskins, Feb. 23, 1963, to Sept. 4, 2017

September 7, 2017 — Elisa A. Haskins, 54, of Eagle, lost her year-and-a-half-long battle with cancer at home with family by her side on Monday. She was born to Howard and Annlee Murphy, of Guilderland, New York, and she went to a Catholic high school, where she was a

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Obituary: Theodore Lawrence James III, Dec. 13, 1957, to Aug. 28, 2017

September 4, 2017 — Theodore Lawrence James III, passed away peacefully at his home in Eagle the evening of Aug. 28. Ted is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Hardie James, his children, Will and Lakotah Hardie, Kat James and many loved ones. A memorial service will be held at

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Obituary: William L. Jones, 1933-2017

August 30, 2017 — William "Bill" L. Jones, former chief judge for the 5th Judicial District, died Aug. 25. He was 84. Jones was an active member of the Eagle community, serving as volunteer firefighter and board member with the Greater Eagle Department, and an avid outdoors enthusiast. He

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Obituary: Eliane Paulette Seebacher, 1936-2017

August 29, 2017 — Early Vail resident Eliane Seebacher lost her battle with cancer on Aug. 15, 2017. Eliane was born in Thionville, France, on Jan. 6, 1936. In 1957, Eliane met the love of her life, Hans Seebacher. In 1969, after a ski trip to Vail, they picked

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Obituary: William “Bill” Cuny, Dec. 30, 1942, to Aug. 7, 2017

August 28, 2017 — William "Bill" Cuny, of Edwards, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on the morning of Aug. 7 while in Mexico with his family. He was 74. He leaves behind his wife of many years, Anne, son Derek (Marisa), his grandson Luke and a new granddaughter

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Obituary: Richard J Blair memorial service postponed

August 24, 2017 — The Sept. 18 public memorial service and reception in Avon and Edwards for Dick Blair has been postponed due to time conflicts of multiple family members. All attended the service in Santa Barbara, California, but there will still be a gathering of close friends and

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