Memories & Milestones |

Memories & Milestones

Edited by Kay VasilakisGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Patsy and Lyle Beattie celebrated their 65th anniversary February19, 2009.The couple was married Feb. 19, 1944, in Boulder. Both finished final exams at the University of Colorado in the morning, Lyle received his commission in the U.S. Navy in the afternoon, and they were married at 8 p.m. A busy day!The couple lived in Glenwood Springs beginning in 1953. Lyle served two terms as Mayor of Glenwood Springs.Patsy is a professional pianist who has taught and performed throughout her life.Their children, all still in the Glenwood Springs area, are Steven (Sherry) Beattie, Lorie (John) Courier, Kerry (Steven) Smith, and Brent Beattie. The Beatties have six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.They began wintering in Arizona in 1980, and located permanently in Oro Valley, Ariz., in 1996.

The Garfield County Public Library District is proud to announce Christopher Longden won Carbondale’s first Find the Falcon prize of $50 for spotting the falcon at the City Market in Carbondale. Congratulations, Christopher! Each of the six libraries will continue to draw for weekly prize winners through March. If you see the falcon around your town, quickly head to the library for your chance to win.

Happy 40th Anniversary to Coy and Mary Bretthorst, who were married March 29, 1969. They are long-time Glenwood Springs residents, but moved to New Castle eight years ago. Their relatives (below) will be meeting them in Phoenix to help celebrate their anniversary. We love you! Your children Ty Bretthorst and Shannon Bretthorst (Anthony) Scoggins; and grandson Ben Scoggins.

Randy Smith, worthy advisor to the Eagles service club, has been nominated for Eagle of the Year for his work with the club this past year, and for helping recruit new members. The club is always looking for new members and does lots of community projects. This past Saturday, the club celebrated its 100+ anniversary with a luncheon, at which the state Aeries officers and many others attended. The lunch was provided by the Ladies’ Auxiliary of the club. For further information, please call Randy Smith at 945-9723, President Terry Cramer at 379-7007, call 945-5506, or stop by the club, 312 Seventh Street in Glenwood Springs, to join.

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