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Obituaries

Obituary: Gary C. Klein, 1936-2018

September 15, 2018 — Gary C. Klein, of Boulder, passed away at his home on Monday, Sept. 10. He was surrounded by his children who loved him dearly. He was 82. He was born in 1936 in Chadron, Nebraska, to Jeannette Waugh Klein and Richard Woodrow Klein. He grew

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Obituary: Colton Grover Erickson, Oct. 20, 1994, to Aug. 9, 2018

September 15, 2018 — Colton G. Erickson, of Boulder, beloved son of Stephen and Charlene (Charlie) Erickson, formerly of Vail and Wolcott, and currently of Phoenix, and brother of Cal Erickson, passed on Thursday, Aug. 9, leaving a legacy of courage, intellectual curiosity, respect for the environment and devotion

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Obituary: Evelyn ‘Evie’ Rosen-Budd

September 14, 2018 — Evelyn "Evie" Rosen-Budd passed away peacefully in Minnetonka, Minnesota, on Monday, Aug. 6, surrounded by friends and family. A graveside service in her honor was held Wednesday, Aug. 8, at Temple of Aaron Cemetery in St. Paul. Evie was a dynamic adventurer, which eventually brought

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Obituary: Charles Robert ‘Chuck’ Coe

September 13, 2018 — The passing of Charles Robert "Chuck" Coe will not be a sad event to add to Sept. 11; instead, it will be a reminder of the time spent with a loving husband, dedicated father and loyal friend. Chuck passed with the three people that he

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Obituary: Bernard “Bernie” Irwin Schwartz, 1934 to 2018

September 12, 2018 — Bernard "Bernie" Irwin Schwartz (Baruch Yitzik ben Yankle v. Rachel), age 83, residing in Edwards and Las Vegas, passed away on Monday, Sept. 10. His wife, Stephanie, and his daughter Dawn were with him as he took his last breath. He died peacefully. Born on

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Obituary: Vieva J. DeGraw, Dec. 1, 1943, to Sept. 2, 2018

September 5, 2018 — Vieva J. DeGraw, formerly of Gypsum, passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 2, after a courageous battle with cancer; she was 74 years old. Vieva was born Dec. 1, 1943, to James and Jaunita (Bertroch) Caywood in Glenwood Springs. She was raised in the Eagle River

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Obituary: Caleb Robert Pearson, Feb. 11, 1989, to Aug. 23, 2018

August 29, 2018 — Caleb Robert Pearson passed away on Thursday, Aug. 23, in his home. He is survived by his loving wife, his parents and grandparents and wonderful friends. One of his favorite scriptures and wedding ring tattoo reads, "Love is patient, Love is kind, It does not

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Obituary: Caleb Robert Pearson, Feb. 11, 1989, to Aug. 23, 2018

August 29, 2018 — Caleb Robert Pearson passed away on Thursday, Aug. 23, in his home. He is survived by his loving wife, his parents and grandparents and wonderful friends. One of his favorite scriptures and wedding ring tattoo reads, "Love is patient, Love is kind, It does not

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Obituary: Earline Alice Bronn, May 1, 1937, to Aug. 20, 2018

August 28, 2018 — She was tiny and fierce. She was loving and loyal and lively. She was an amazing daughter, wife, sister, mom, aunt, grandma, great-grandma and friend to the end. She lived life on her own terms until her very last day. Earline Alice Bronn died peacefully

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Obituary: Vera LaVonne Best, Aug. 2, 1940, to Aug. 23, 2018

August 25, 2018 — Vera LaVonne Best, 78, of Grand Junction, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 23, peacefully at her home surrounded by family. Vera was a Colorado native, born in Fort Morgan, the daughter of Leland and Rose Halligan, of Commerce City. She was one of eight children,

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Obituary: Evelyn ‘Evie’ Rosen-Budd

August 24, 2018 — Evelyn "Evie" Rosen-Budd passed away peacefully in Minnetonka, Minnesota, on Monday, Aug. 6, surrounded by friends and family. A graveside service in her honor was held Wednesday, Aug. 8, at Temple of Aaron Cemetery in St. Paul. Evie was a dynamic adventurer, which eventually brought

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Obituary: Charles Lavern Mader

August 23, 2018 — Charles Lavern Mader, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died on Saturday, Aug. 18, at the age of 88. He was born Aug. 8, 1930, in Dewey, Oklahoma. He married Emma Jean Sinclair June 12, 1960, and they had one son, Charles L. Mader II. Charles Senior attended

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Obituary: Mary Ann Johnston, May 21, 1933, to June 29, 2018

August 23, 2018 — Mary Ann Johnston went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 29. "Mitzie," as her family knew her, was born in Springfield, Missouri, on May 21, 1933. She attended St. Agnes Catholic School and then went to college at the University of Oklahoma, where

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Obituary: Willis Dean Bassett, Jan. 7, 1936, to Aug. 21, 2018

August 23, 2018 — Willis Dean Bassett was born on Jan. 7, 1936, in Maries County, near Dixon, Missouri. The first born of Clyde Elmer and Neva Faye (Doyel) Bassett went home to be with his Lord Jesus on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the age of 82, surrounded by

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Obituary: Eddie Gurule, Dec. 28, 1939, to Aug. 19, 2018

August 22, 2018 — Eddie Gurule, of Gypsum, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, Aug. 19, at the beautiful age of 78. Eddie was born Dec. 28, 1939, in Dixon, New Mexico, to Josephine and Filadelfio Gurule. He graduated in 1958 from Leadville High School, prior

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Obituary: Jean Gates Stephens

August 21, 2018 — Jean Gates Stephens, 84, of Grand Junction, passed away Friday, Aug. 17, under Hope West Hospice Care. She is survived by her daughters Cindy Webb, Deborah Burford and Lynn Laramore; brother William Gates; sisters Janice Muller and Janet Mayne; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. A

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Reuben Ceasar Montoya, July 27, 1939 — Aug. 13, 2018 (obituary)

August 20, 2018 — Reuben was born in Mogote, Colorado, the first-born son of Tobias and Marie Montoya. He spent his formative years in and went through grade school in Red Cliff. He then attended high school at Menaul, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and attended Warren Wilson College in

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Margaret Wilkeson ‘Peggy’ Malloy, of Carbondale, 1943 — 2018 (obituary)

August 20, 2018 — Margaret Wilkeson "Peggy" Malloy died peacefully at home in Carbondale on Aug. 6 with her family by her side. Peggy was born Feb. 8, 1943, in Rockford, Illinois, to William Barton and Constance Forbes. She grew up riding horses on the family farm with her

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Bill Fisher, 1929 – 2018

August 16, 2018 — William Louis "Bill" Fisher, 89, formerly of Burt Lake, Michigan, passed away on Aug, 6 at Medilodge of Cheboygan following more than a 20-year battle with Alzheimer's disease. Born on July 8, 1929, in Bay City, Michigan, to Cecil and Marion (Benette) Fisher. Bill grew

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Joyce Juanette Terry, July 28, 1928 — Aug. 7, 2018 (obituary)

August 15, 2018 — Joyce Juanette Terry, 90, of Commerce City, passed away with her family by her side on Aug. 7. Joyce was born to Beldon and Elizabeth Bush on July 28, 1928. Joyce spent many years working as a secretary in education. She later retired and enjoyed

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