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Obituaries

Obituary: George Middlemas, 72

June 21, 2018 — George Middlemas passed away peacefully in Bachelor Gulch on Thursday, June 14, two days after celebrating his 72nd birthday. George was born and raised in Oakmont, Pennsylvania, graduated from Penn State University and earned a master's degree in political science from Pittsburgh University and an

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Obituary: Jay L. Woods, Nov. 1, 1952, to Jun 10, 2018

June 18, 2018 — Jay Louis Woods, 65, died Sunday, June 10, at his home in Avon. He was born Nov. 1, 1952, in Pennsylvania. After spending 20 years in the U.S. Virgin Islands, he moved to Colorado in 1997. A local service company employed Jay for 20 years,

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Memorial for Kirsten Jacomet is Saturday, June 24, on Vail Mountain

June 18, 2018 — A memorial service to honor Kirsten Jacomet's life will be held Saturday, June 23, at 2:30 p.m. on top of Vail Mountain at the wedding deck. We will meet at the base of the gondola in Lionshead Village at 2:15 p.m.

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Memorial for Kirsten Jacomet is Saturday, June 23, on Vail Mountain

June 18, 2018 — A memorial service to honor Kirsten Jacomet's life will be held Saturday, June 23, at 2:30 p.m. on top of Vail Mountain at the wedding deck. We will meet at the base of the gondola in Lionshead Village at 2:15 p.m.

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Obituary: Rosie Wilt, 1922-2018

June 15, 2018 — Rosie Wilt made her journey to Paradise early on the morning of Friday, May 25. She was at Cove's Edge, where she was lovingly cared for by her family and the Cove's Edge staff. Rosie Wilt lived her life with a love of adventure. Born

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Obituary: Kirsten Lee Jacomet, May 6, 1969, to May 29, 2018

June 14, 2018 — Kirsten Lee Jacomet, age 49, who resided in Vail on and off for the past 20 years, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 29, in her residence after a courageous fight with pancreatic cancer. She was born in Fort Worth, Texas, on

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Obituary: Sandor Falk, 1949-2018

June 12, 2018 — Sandor Falk, a longtime resident of Vail, passed away on Sunday, May 20. Sandor was born on Dec. 20, 1949. In 1967, he graduated from Toms River High School in New Jersey. In the summertime, he played in a rock band on the local boardwalk

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Obituary: Susana C. Miranda, 1944-2018

June 11, 2018 — Susana Miranda passed away peacefully of natural causes in her home in Minturn on April 21, 2018. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Angelo State University and her Master of Education from Adams State University. She was an elementary school teacher for Eagle

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Obituary: Kathy Corneillier

June 10, 2018 — Kathy Corneillier, a longtime resident of Summit County, passed away on Thursday, May 31, at her home surrounded by her family. Kathy was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is a former runner-up Miss Minnesota and competitive speed skater. After graduating from the University

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Obituary: Kathy Corneillier

June 10, 2018 — Kathy Corneillier, a longtime resident of Summit County, passed away on Thursday, May 31, at her home surrounded by her family. Kathy was born and raised in Minneapolis. She is a former runner-up Miss Minnesota and competitive speed skater. After graduating from the University of

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Obituary: Beverly Elaine Kunkel, Oct. 3, 1918 – May 16, 2018

May 24, 2018 — Beverly Kunkel, a longtime resident of Eagle, passed away on May 16, 2018, at the Frasier Meadows senior housing facility in Boulder. Beverly was born in Jackson, Minnesota, to Otto Otterson and Hulda (Eklund) Otterson. She met her husband, Paul Kunkel, in Walla Walla, Washington,

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Obituary: Charles Louis Atencio, 1960 – 2018

May 22, 2018 — Charles Louis Atencio, 57, of Gypsum since 1991, passed away on Sunday, May 6, in Gypsum. He was born Sept. 13, 1960, in Durango to Emilio Luis and Rose (Lopez) Atencio. He married Mary Charlotte Atencio on Aug. 13, 1983, in Red Cliff. Louis worked

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Obituary: Mark S. King, 1949 to March 29, 2018

May 10, 2018 — Mark S. King, 69, passed away at his home in Whitefish, Montana, on Thursday, March 29. He was born in 1949 to Helen and Jack King in Pontiac, Michigan. Mark spent the early years of his life as an active boy building famous go-karts and

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Obituary: Hunter S. Norman, Oct. 26, 1997, to May 6, 2018

May 7, 2018 — Hunter S. Norman passed away in an accident on Sunday, May 6, in Grand Junction. He is survived by long-time local Tammy Ziegler; Scott Norman, of Denver; and his uncle Scott Ziegler of Vail. There will be a service for Hunter in Grand Junction at

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Obituary: Michael H. Rysavy

May 3, 2018 — Michael H. Rysavy passed away on Friday, April 27, Mike lived in Colorado most of his life. Mike liked to drive trucks, cook, watch sci-fi movies, shoot his guns and drink his whiskey. He was a National Rifle Association supporter. Mike is survived by his

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Obituary: Carole Onderdonk, of Eagle

April 28, 2018 — Carole Onderdonk passed away on Tuesday, April 24. She passed peacefully in her home surrounded by family. Carole loved the Eagle Valley and her adopted city of Eagle. She was a tireless activist, a compassionate social worker and a talented craftsperson. Everything Carole did she

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Obituary: David Douglas Stout, March 18, 1942, to April 20, 2018

April 27, 2018 — David Douglas Stout, 76, died Friday morning, April 20, at his home in Eagle. He was born on March 18, 1942, to Helene and Herbert Stout in Indianapolis. Dave was president and CEO of General Liquors, a wholesale distributor in South Bend, Indiana, for 25

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Obituary: Mary von Dedenroth, 54

April 25, 2018 — Mary "Tia" von Dedenroth lived huge in the Vail Valley for 25 years. During that time, she became well known as an overly generous friend, a brassy storyteller, a crazy Packer fan, a selfless and overworked caregiver, an endless source of delightedly vulgar jokes and

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Obituary: Mary Ethel Arnold Ward, Jan. 9, 1918, to April 21, 2018

April 24, 2018 — Mary Ethel Arnold Ward went home surrounded by loved ones on Saturday, April 21. She was born to Georgia Ann Todd Arnold and Eliga Arnold on Jan. 9, 1918, in Gravette, Arkansas. The fourth of five children, she married Ralph Ward on May 31, 1934.

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Obituary: Betty Marie Sanders March 2, 1923, to April 17, 2018

April 24, 2018 — Betty Marie Sanders died at home on Tuesday, April 17. A graveside service will be held at Riverview Cemetery in Minturn on Friday, April 27, at 11 a.m., followed by a luncheon at the Spirit Center in Minturn at noon. Betty was born March 2,

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