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Obituaries

Obituary: Jill Marie King (Phillips), March 27, 1958, to Nov. 10, 2018

November 16, 2018 — Jill Marie King (Phillips), 60, of Fort Collins, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, from a short and aggressive battle with metastatic breast cancer. Jill was born to Jack and Johnnette Phillips on March 27, 1958, in Glenwood Springs. She graduated from Eagle Valley High School

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Obituary: Kathy Mary Kunis, Sept. 27, 1946, to Nov. 7, 2018

November 15, 2018 — Kathy Kunis, owner and director of Rumpelstiltskin Preschool for 38 years, died peacefully in her Thompsonville, Michigan, home on Wednesday, Nov. 7, of cancer. She was 72. Kathy will be remembered with love, not only by her family and friends, but also by the generations

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Obituary: Ann Dixon Repetti, Sept. 19, 1929 – Oct. 21, 2018

November 11, 2018 — Ann Dixon Repetti died on Oct. 21, 2018, in Houston, Texas, where she had lived for the past five years. Ann was born in Sydney, Australia, on Sept. 19, 1929, the second child of John Leopold Dixon and Phyllis Fleming Hughes Dixon. Her family's ancestors

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Obituary: Susan Somerville

November 9, 2018 — The world lost one of its precious, most gentle souls on Sunday, Nov. 4, with the sudden passing of Susan Somerville, 57, in a mountain biking accident in Moab, Utah. Susan was a longtime resident of the Vail Valley, a ski school instructor and then

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Obituary: Eloy Medina, Feb. 10, 1923, to Nov. 3, 2018

November 7, 2018 — Eloy Medina passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, in Parachute. Eloy was born to Abenicio and Adelina Medina in Questa, New Mexico on Feb. 10, 1923. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He then married Martha Valdez April 22, 1946. Eloy loved

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Obituary: Frances Romero, 1929 to 2018

November 3, 2018 — Frances Romero, 89, of Minturn, passed away on Monday, Oct. 29. Visitation will be held on Monday, Nov. 5, at St. Patrick's Church in Minturn at 5 p.m., followed by a Rosary Service at 6 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10

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Obituary: Laurence Whittemore Trotter, Aug. 22, 1928, to Sept. 26, 2018

November 2, 2018 — Laurence (Larry or "LT") Trotter, 90, of Gypsum, passed away peacefully at his ranch south of Gypsum on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Larry was born in Mineola, New York, on Aug. 22, 1928, to Ramsay and Margaret Trotter. Larry grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, and learned

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Obituary: Laurence Whittemore Trotter, Aug. 22, 1928, to Sept. 26, 2018

November 2, 2018 — Laurence (Larry or "LT") Trotter, 90, of Gypsum, passed away peacefully at his ranch south of Gypsum on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Larry was born in Mineola, New York, on Aug. 22, 1928, to Ramsay and Margaret Trotter. Larry grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, and learned

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Obituary: Joel Cervantes, Aug. 28, 1972, to Oct. 25, 2018

October 31, 2018 — Joel Cervantes, 46, of Edwards, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25. Joel was born Aug. 28, 1972, in Winnemucca, Nevada. Joel is survived by his loving wife, Candace (Riden), two amazing children, Madilyn, 8, and Jonah, 6, his mother, Velia Cervantes, of Lakewood, his brothers, of

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Obituary: Cindy Lunn Nussbaum, 1940-2018

October 29, 2018 — Vail resident Cindy Lunn Nussbaum passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 24, due to complications from melanoma cancer, she was surrounded by her family. She was 78 years old. There will be a celebration of life held in her honor at the Vail Golf Course

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Thomas Frank Gerster: June 8, 1942-Oct. 4, 2018

October 29, 2018 — Born in Chicago, Tom moved to Hollywood, California, where he owned and operated a successful automotive business. Tom was a very good bowler with seven perfect games to his name. He served his community as an active member of the Elks Lodge Los Angeles, and

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Obituary: Cindy Lunn Nussbaum, 1940-2018

October 29, 2018 — Vail resident Cindy Lunn Nussbaum passed away peaceful Wednesday, Oct. 24, due to complications from melanoma cancer, she was surrounded by her family. She was 78 years old. There will be a celebration of life held in her honor at the Vail Golf Course Clubhouse

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Obituary: Margaret Helen ‘Nellie’ Hauff, May 8, 1983, to Oct. 10, 2018

October 15, 2018 — Margaret Helen Hauff, known to all of us as Nellie, was born at the Vail Valley Medical Center on Mother's Day, May 8, 1983. For the next 35 years, her family basked in her beauty, her humor and her fierce loyalty. Growing up, she and

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Obituary: Nathaniel Michael Pitman, June 22, 1979, to Oct. 6, 2018

October 11, 2018 — Nathaniel Michael Pitman, of Gypsum, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, Oct. 6. Nate was born to Michael and Carolyn Pitman on June 22, 1979, in Delta. When Nate was 10, the family moved to Gypsum, where he grew

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Obituary: Willie Barela, 84, of Minturn passed away Oct. 6

October 10, 2018 — Willie Barela, 84, of Minturn passed away Saturday, Oct. 6. Willie was born July 13, 1934, in La Petaca, New Mexico, to Serafin and Elizaida Barela. Willie is survived by his loving wife of 60 years and caregiver Emiliana Barela, children; Carl Barela (Angela Torrez),

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Obituary: James E. ‘Ed’ Myers, May 29, 1942, to Sept. 25, 2018

October 6, 2018 — On Tuesday, Sept. 25, James E. "Ed" Myers passed away in Glenwood Springs at the age of 76. Ed is survived by daughter Tammy Conway, sons Jeff Myers, of Gypsum, and Timothy (TC) Myers, of Oak Creek, and stepdaughter Alison (Rhett) Rucker, of Flagstaff, Arizona;

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Obituary: Timothy J. Goff, 56

October 6, 2018 — Timothy J. Goff, 56, of Venice, Florida, passed away suddenly, Friday, Aug. 24, as the result of heart complications. Tim was born in Flint, Michigan, to Clare Goff and the late Joyce (Medler) Goff. His early years were spent in Michigan and then Ohio, eventually

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Obituary: Jon Hanford Knickerbocker, Oct. 8, 1943, to Sept. 29, 2018

October 4, 2018 — Jon Hanford Knickerbocker, 74, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, in Aurora. Born on Oct. 8, 1943, in Washington, D.C., Jon was the first of three sons born to Lt. Col. William J. and Charlotte E. Knickerbocker. He is survived by his wife Nancy; daughter Britton;

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Obituary: John Robert Jaran, Feb. 22, 1952, to Sept. 6, 2018

September 28, 2018 — John Robert Jaran was born Feb. 22, 1952, in Queens, New York, to parents Robert and Rosemary Jaran. The oldest of six children, John grew up in Queens and later in Topsfield, Mass. He received his undergraduate degree in engineering from the University of Maine

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Obituary: Evelyn Seidenberg, 1937-2018

September 28, 2018 — Evelyn Seidenberg, of Lakewood, formerly of Albany, New York, and Boynton Beach, Florida, has passed away. Evelyn is the mother of William Schrier and Becky (Phil) Matsen; sister of Martin Lewis and the late Rita Spero; and grandmother of Ashley, Elizabeth and Jessica Matsen. A

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