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Obituary: Ann Soefker

January 25, 2020

Ann M. Soefker December 7, 1926 – January 12, 2020 Ann Soefker passed peacefully at age 93, next to her husband of 74 years, George Soefker on January 12, 2020. She is survived by George...


Obituary: Ruby Crawford

January 23, 2020

Ruby Mae Crawford March 25, 1937 – January 19, 2020 Ruby Mae Crawford, 82, of Clifton, Colorado, passed away on January 19, 2020, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Ruby was born on...


Obituary: STANLEY ZELNICK

January 23, 2020

Stanley Joseph Zelnick November 3, 1929 – January 16, 2020 Stanley Joseph Zelnick passed away peacefully with his family by his side on January 16th 2020, at the age of 90 years old. Stan was...


Obituary: RANDY SMITH

January 23, 2020

RANDY SMITH 4/26/1947 to 1/12/2020 Randy was a local auctioneer since 1973 selling construction equipment, tools, vehicles and anything that would sell. He was meticulous in designing and advertising each auction to get the most...



Henry O. Ash (July 4, 1930 – December 1, 2019)

January 18, 2020

On Sunday, December 1, 2019, Henry Oliver (Hank) Ash passed away at the age of 89 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Hank was born on July 4, 1930 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A member of the Luther...


Justin Bair

January 17, 2020

Justin Bair Mar 23, 1983 ~ Jan 1, 2020 Justin March 23, 1983 – Bair January 1, 2020 Justin Robert Bair, 36, of Fruita, passed on January 1, 2020, at Community Hospital. He was born...


Doug Davis

January 17, 2020

Doug Davis January 17, 1950 ~ January 15, 2020 Doug Davis died peacefully at home with his loving family on Wednesday, Jan. 15, two days short of his 70th birthday. Born in Bakersfield, California, but...


Juanita Grace McCracken

January 16, 2020

Juanita Grace McCracken April 27, 1949 – January 9, 2020 Grace McCracken, much loved wife, mother, grandmother, friend, and dog lover died January 9, 2020 after a long and heroic struggle with Multiple Sclerosis. Grace...


Sheila Devore

January 16, 2020

Sheila Devore April 26, 1920 – December 30, 2019 Sheila Devore, one of Aspen’s early “bon vivants,” died peacefully in Glenwood Springs, December 30, 2019 at the age of 99. She had hardly been sick...


Guy “Elliott” Leonard

January 15, 2020

Guy “Elliott” Leonard Nov 2, 1953 ~ Jan 7, 2020 Guy “Elliott” November 2, 1953 – Leonard January 7, 2020 Guy “Elliott” Leonard passed away unexpectedly at his home in Rifle on Tuesday, January 7,...


Emanuel W. Rothe

January 15, 2020

Emanuel W. Rothe December 20, 1925 ~ January 13, 2020 Emanuel W. Rothe, 94, passed away peacefully on Jan. 13, 2020, in Greeley, Colo. Services will be at 11 a.m. Sat., Jan. 18 at Our...


Elizabeth Brooks

January 15, 2020

Elizabeth Ann Brooks October 1, 1947 – January 7, 2020 Liz Ann Brooks was born in Colorado Springs to Alan and Evangeline Deyo. Liz was raised in Melrose, Kansas where she graduated High School and...


Robert Posusta

January 15, 2020

ROBERT JOSEPH POSUSTA Robert Joseph Posusta, 63, of Parachute, CO, went home to the Lord on January 9, 2020, at the Palisade Living Center, Palisade, CO, after a long battle with cancer. Robert was born...


June Matuszak (September 3, 1950 — January 4, 2020)

January 9, 2020

June Matuszak, 69, of Colorado Springs, CO, passed away on January 4, 2020. She was born in 1950, in Murphy, NC, the daughter of retired Lt. Colonel Victor Allen and Marilyn Allen. They moved to...



Jennie J. Metz (July 27, 1924 — December 16, 2019)

January 7, 2020

Jennie J. Metz was born on July 27, 1924, to Damiana and Carlo Bavuso in Kansas. She attended Girard High School and received certificate awards in softball, volleyball and music from the Missouri Kansas League....