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Obituaries

Paul B. Jacobs, 1966-2017

October 13, 2017 — Paul B. Jacobs, 50, died early in the morning on Oct. 1, 2017. Paul was born in Michigan, the second son of Earl Sr. and Dorothy (Ravare) Jacobs. Paul was raised and educated in Kansas City, Mo., and had been a resident of the Granby

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Laurie Hedgecock, 1966-2017

October 6, 2017 — Laurie Hedgecock, 51, of Granby passed away Sept. 30, 2017, at her home, with her family by her side, after battling cancer. Laurie was born Aug. 6, 1966, in Midland, Mich., to Gerard "Jerry" and Elizabeth "Libby" Teitsma. She married Paul Hedgecock June 14, 1992

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Gregory A. Pickerell, 1960-2017

October 6, 2017 — Gregory Allen Pickerell of Grand Lake, died Sept. 27 at St. Anthony's Hospital in Lakewood. He was 57. "Pick" was born on May 10, 1960 in Longmont to James Pickerell and Alice Bailey Pickerell. He graduated from Longmont High School in 1978, where he lettered

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Robbie Butler, 2013-2017

September 12, 2017 — Robbie's love for life and those in it is unmatched. His days were happiest when spent with his Sissy and loyal pup Daisy. He loved to tell people all about his puppy. She's been looking for him since he left us. The bond he shares

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Douglas M. Wheatley, 1918-2017

September 8, 2017 — Douglas M. Wheatley went home to meet his Lord and Savior on Aug. 26, 2017. He was 98 years of age. He was born Dec. 27, 1918 in Kremmling to George and Bessie (Sampson) Wheatley. He grew up on the family ranch on the Troublesome

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Linda (Burgner) Willmarth, 1949-2017

September 8, 2017 — Linda Dee (Burgner) Willmarth, a devoted sister and aunt, avid reader, gardener, soap-maker and animal lover passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 20, 2017 in Ashland, Kan., at the age of 68. Linda was born in Denver on March 26, 1949 and moved to Grand County

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Rosemary E. Knerr, 1948-2017

September 8, 2017 — Rosemary Elisabeth Knerr, 69, of Hot Sulphur Springs passed away Aug. 30, 2017, at her home with her two children by her side. Rosemary was born June 11, 1948 in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Henry Heinrich Boettjer and Hertha Elisabeth Boettjer. She moved to Grand County

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Jon de Vos, 1945-2017

August 31, 2017 — Jon Duane de Vos, aka "Friday," passed away Aug. 22, 2017, at Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver with his wife, nephew and lifelong friends at his side. Jon was born Nov. 4, 1945, in Hollywood, California, to James and Grace de Vos. He grew up

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David C. Abbott, 1938-2017

August 31, 2017 — David Carl Abbott, 78, passed away Aug. 23, 2017, at Kremmling Hospital. David was born Oct. 19, 1938, in Sidney, Ohio, to Carl and Grace Abbott. He moved to Grand County in 1976, and taught vocational agriculture at West Grand High School for 14 years.

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Eric W. Stahl, 1974-2017

August 31, 2017 — Eric William Stahl passed away Aug. 14 in his home in Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. Eric was born Jan. 6, 1974 in Los Gatos, Calif., and grew up in Boulder. Eric was a graduate of the Denver Academy, Colorado State University, and the University

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Diane E. Heriford, 1945-2017

August 18, 2017 — Diane Elizabeth Heriford, age 71, passed away peacefully on Aug.13 in her home in Thornton. She was born Nov. 19, 1945, at Lowry Air Force Base to George and Betty Bernzen and raised with her sister Linda and brother Russ in Boulder. She graduated from

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Brad A. Geist, 1958-2017

August 18, 2017 — Brad A. Geist, 59, died Aug. 10 at home with his family by his side. Brad was born on July 14, 1958 to Patricia and Lowell Geist in Ohio. Survived by his wife Laurie, children, Shannon, Joel, Brad, Ellie, Melissa, Robert, Alex, Chris, grandchildren, Alex,

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Obituary: James A. Childress, 1929-2017

August 10, 2017 — James Austin Childress, 87, passed away on Aug. 4, 2017 at Primrose Retirement Community in Pueblo. He was born Aug. 10, 1929 in Aspermont, Texas, to Millard Fillmore and Mollie Moore Childress. He is survived by two children, Debbie (Jeff) Childress, Mike (Cathy) Childress; four

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Jason Ray Smith, 1976-2017

July 27, 2017 — A celebration of life service for Jason Ray Smith will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at B Lazy 2 Ranch, 454 County Road 5, Fraser, CO 80442. Potluck to follow services at the Ranch.

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Donna Martinez, 1957-2017

July 26, 2017 — Donna Martinez died in Greeley on Saturday, July 15. She was a wonderful, fun loving person. She is survived by her daughter, Jayleen Martinez, her son, Alex Martinez, three grandchildren, Cassidy and Jacob Martinez, and Michael Slusher. She will be greatly missed. Her memorial service

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Funeral services for former Grand Lake Lodge matriarch to be held next week

July 13, 2017 — Celebration of Life services for Sue Brownlee James, former owner of Grand Lake Lodge and Grand Lake resident, will be held at 2 p.m. July 20 at Greenwood Community Church in Greenwood Village and at 9 a.m. July 22 at Grand Lake Yacht Club in

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Joan Louise Malouff, 1935-2017

July 11, 2017 — Joan Louise Klodt Philpott Kemnitz Malouff was born on Easter Sunday, April 21, 1934 in Denver, to John Joseph and Virginia Ruth (Darnell) Klodt. She graduated from East Denver High School in 1953 and briefly married her high school sweetheart, John Philpott. They had one

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Obituary: Donald S. Stookey, 1946-2017

June 1, 2017 — Donald Spears Stookey passed away on May 30, 2017. He was born in Denver in 1946. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1964, he attended Santa Monica College in 1966 and CU Denver until 1967. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1967

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Obituary: Virginia Winter

May 25, 2017 — Virginia Lee Winter, 73 of Granby passed away in her home on May 14 in Washington, Utah. Vicky was born in Steamboat to Pearl and Jabez Moore on Nov. 7, 1944. She married James E. Winter III on June 7, 1962. She worked as the

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Obituary: Walter J. Gooch

May 23, 2017 — "Cowboy," that's what folks called him. Walter Gooch, 99 years old, passed away early Monday morning, May 15, 2017, at the Mat Su Regional Hospital, due to complications from diabetes. Walter's family claims he was born in Oak Creek on Nov. 7, 1917. Walt was

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