Memories & Milestones
Happy 50th anniversary to Darrell and Lynne Lowdermilk of Rifle on Dec. 7. Darrell and Lynne (Ament) were married Dec. 7, 1958, in Delta. They recently celebrated their golden anniversary with a vacation to South Padre Island, Texas, attended by their three daughters, eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and their spouses. Capping the celebration was a dinner and presentation in the couples honor at the Sea Ranch Restaurant.
Kenneth E. Swartz and Monee Rochelle of New Castle were joined in marriage Sept. 20, 2008, at Four Mile Park. Blessings from family, friends and some good old-fashioned Irish rain.
Michael John Hixson and Guadalupe Villatoro, of Glenwood Springs, Oct. 15, 2008Franklin Thomas Cullen White and Gina Maria Dideon, of Carbondale, Oct. 4, 2008Clay George Merrill, of Clifton, and Brooke Leigh Gregory, of Grand Junction, Oct. 4, 2008Ivan Escalante and Matilda Luciana Jaquez, of New Castle, Oct. 16, 2008 Leon Leonhard Olson and Evelyn Kathleen Hamilton, of New Castle, Oct. 11, 2008 Siguifredo Rodriquez and Norma Yissel Cardenas, of Grand Junction, Oct. 20, 2008 Macario Rodriquez Vasquez and Brenda Veronica Velasco Martinez, of Rifle, Oct. 11, 2008 Simon Coloa and Belen Barragan, of Carbondale, Oct. 20, 2008 Antonio Garcia and Maribel Pena, of Parachute, Oct. 20, 2008 Joseph Michael Bledsoe and Syrtiha Ethel Arteaga, of Grand Junction, Oct. 11, 2008 Peter Aquians Strickland and Brandi Malee Hendren, of Glenwood Springs, Oct. 23, 2008
The Glenwood Springs Lions Club is decorating 180 street lamp poles in the downtown and West Glenwood areas. This year marks the 27th year the club has decorated the poles. Club members were assisted by friends and family members.The red ribbons and bows were supplied by Cindy Svatos of the Glenwood Springs Parks Department. The plastic garlands are reused from year to year, and are stored by the Glenwood Springs Electric Department staff.
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