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    Obituary – Rosslyn Gruner

    September 6, 1942 – September 10, 2019 Rosslyn Marian Gruner of Berthoud passed away Sept. 10, 2019, at her childhood home of Dryden, Ontario, Canada. She was born Sept. 6,… Read more »

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    Obituary – Larry Crane

    Larry Crane November 2, 1938 – September 6, 2019 Larry Earl Crane, 80, of Berthoud, Colo., passed away peacefully at McKee Hospital in Loveland, under the care of Pathways Hospice,… Read more »

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    Obituary: Viola (Vi) Marie Franch Cook

    Viola (Vi) Marie Franch Cook, age 86, of Berthoud, passed away Friday, August 16, 2019 Vi was born January 24, 1933 in Trinidad, Colorado to Peter and Rose (Wegher) Franch, who preceeded her in death. She married Douglas T Cook in 1958. He preceeded her in death in 2006. Vi is survived by son Michael, (Marilyn) of Berthoud, and granddaughters Molly (Nate) and Kate; Daughter Judy (Brad) of Buena Vista, and grandson Craig (Jenni) great-grandchildren Weston, Delaney and Wyatt; Daughter Janet of Corrales, New Mexico and grandchildren Nicole (Angelo), Renee and James; Brother Bob (Mary) Franch of Longmont; Sister-in-Law Sue (Doug) Hall of Mesa, Arizona and their families. Viola graduated…

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    Obituary – Conee Sharpe

    Conee D Sharpe  05/14/1954 – 05/29/2019 Conee D. Sharpe of Berthoud passed away May 29, 2019. She was 65 years old. Conee loved riding her horses, working hard, and her girls;… Read more »

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    Obituary: Merry Belle Johnson

    JAN. 5, 1965 – MAY 3, 2019 Merry Belle Johnson, 54, died May 3, 2019, at her home in Berthoud, Colorado. Merry was born in 1965 in Newport, Oregon, to parents William and Mary Bonnicksen. Merry was a graduate of San Mateo High School and attended two years at the College of San Mateo. Merry was a loving mother to her son, Jonathan, and loving wife to her husband, Glenn. After working in management at Dynasty (a solar installation company in California) and manager of photographers for Sharpshooters Photography, she worked providing loving child care for over 20 years for many families in Frisco, Ouray and Berthoud, Colorado. Merry proudly…

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    Obituary: Joyce A Laffoon

    Joyce Bleil Laffoon, 86, passed away on March 15, 2019. Born in Chicago, Illinois on Mother’s Day, May 8, 1932, she was the oldest child of Walter and Leona Bleil. Joyce was joined by sister Elinor and brother Leonard and spent her formative years in Oskaloosa, Kansas where her parents owned and ran a grocery store. Upon graduating from high school, and after a short stint of office work in Topeka, Joyce moved to Denver where she soon met and married James “Jim” Laffoon.  More than husband and wife, Joyce and Jim were partners, parents to four daughters, best friends and confidants. Joyce had a big laugh and a bigger…

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    Obituary – Lanny Brown

    Lanny Brown of Berthoud passed away in March. Lanny was born in Michigan to Carl and Emily Brown, raised in Hazel Park, and graduated Hazel Park High School. After marrying Jeanette, he… Read more »

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    Obituary: Roger Duane Morrison

    JULY 7, 1946 ~ MARCH 21, 2019 (AGE 72) Roger Morrison 72, passed away in his home on March 21, 2019. He and Evangeline (Hernandez) shared 51 years of marriage. Born in Arnold, Nebraska to Eloise Mae (Blixt) and Ralph Preston Morrison. He was the youngest of four children. His arrival being most celebrated by his sister Dorothy, who would ask each year for a baby doll for Christmas. Rogie (as she lovingly called him) arrived when she was ten, to her utter delight! Roger grew up in the quiet town of Callaway, Nebraska with his best friend Robert Edgington. The two of them were very much the Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn…

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    Obituary: Edward John Nau

    Edward Nau was born on November 5, 1920, in Duluth, Minnesota, the son of Gottfried and Elizabeth (Nee: Leonhardt) Nau, immigrants from Bavaria, Germany. His family moved from Duluth to Waukesha, Wisconsin, where Edward finished school, helped his father and brothers with the family automobile repair business, and worked on the family farm, alongside his 7 brothers and 1 sister. In October of 1942 Edward enlisted at Fort Sheridan, Illinois in the U.S. Air Force and was sent to Keesler Field, Biloxi, Mississippi for basic training. In December of 1942 Edward was shipped off to the South Pacific to join the 67th Fighter Squadron of the 13th Air Force. Edward…

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    Obituary – Edward Nau

    Edward Nau November 5, 1920 – February 26, 2019 Edward Nau was born on Nov. 5, 1920, in Duluth, Minn., the son of Gottfried and Elizabeth (Nee: Leonhardt) Nau, immigrants… Read more »

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    Obituary – Rina Markham

    Rina Markham August 15, 1960 – February 17, 2019 Rina Maria Ruscitti Markham, 58, of Berthoud died peacefully on Feb. 17, 2019, surrounded by family and friends in love and… Read more »

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    Obituary – Richard Currier

    Richard Irvin Currier September 27, 1945 – January 11, 2019 Richard Irvin Currier, 73, passed away on Jan. 11, 2019, at McKee Medical Center in Loveland. Richard was born on… Read more »

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    Obituary: Richard Irvin Currier

    Richard Irvin Currier passed away on January 11, 2019 at McKee Medical Center in Loveland. He was 73 years old. Richard was born on September 27, 1945 in Friend, Nebraska to Ralph and Sarah (Brown) Currier. He graduated from Seward High School in 1963 and then attended Nebraska Wesleyan University. Richard then went to work for the Burlington Northern Railroad in Lincoln. In June of 1969 he enlisted in the United States Navy, serving with the Seabees and as a Navy recruiter until 1979. On September 4, 1999 he married Bonnie Eskew Harsh in Eaton. Richard worked in the family construction business, the oil fields and oil refinery around Newcastle…

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    Obituary: Jeffrey Dean Conaway

    Jeffrey Dean Conaway, 58 of Berthoud, passed away January 9 2019 at his home. He was born October 21, 1960 in Longmont to Dean and Norma Conaway. He was active in Little Britches and High School Rodeo and graduated from Berthoud High School in 1979. His career started young helping his father build barns. Jeff was a heavy equipment operator for many years and it was something he really enjoyed doing. Some of his hobbies included welding, wood working, collecting antique farm equipment and John Wayne memorabilia. Jeff’s favorite thing to do was spending time at the family cabin where he built a pond and stocked it with fish for…

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    Obituary: LuAnn Kay Ballard

    LuAnn Kay Ballard, 54 of Berthoud, Colorado passed away, Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  LuAnn was born January 26, 1964 in Longmont, Colorado to Malachi and Frankie Lou Ballard.  LuAnn is survived by her loving, long-time friend and caregiver, Kevin Gallatin of Berthoud, her brother Jim (Karen) of Loveland, her brother Keith (Carolyn) of Eaton, her sister Sue (Steve) of Frederick and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents Mal and Frankie Lou.  LuAnn attended Longmont area schools. She was an avid cat lover, always willing to rescue homeless cats in her neighborhood, and volunteered for Every Creature Counts, which was instrumental in finding homes for…

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    Obituary: Joyce-Irene Luth

    May 27, 1945 – November 29, 2018 Joyce Irene Luth of Berthoud, passed away at the age of 73 on November 29 in Loveland. She was born May 27, 1945 in Neligh, Nebraska. She is preceded in death by her parents and brothers. She leaves her surviving family to cherish her memories: her husband, Marshall Luth; four children and spouses, Michael, Melora (Bill), Matthew, and Mitchell (Tiffany); her 7 grandchildren, Austin (Crystal), Alexandria, Kiya, April, Baiely, David, and Westin. She was an Aunt to numerous nieces and nephews. Married to Marshall Luth on November 2, 1968. Joyce was an avid book reader and craft maker, especially quilts and ceramics. She…

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    Obituary; Hignacio “Nash” Lujan Huerta

    Hignacio “Nash” Lujan Huerta was born in Berthoud, on July 31, 1930 to Gregorio and Natalia Huerta. Growing up in their home he learned to love the Lord and serve people following in his parents’ footsteps. Nash accomplished many things in his life, including enlisting in the Air Force at 17, following his love for the Lord and preaching His word as a missionary in Guatemala and Mexico. Locally Nash also found great pleasure in his Mexican heritage. He helped several folklorico dance groups and Latin musical and dance groups achieve their dreams of performing for the general public. He did this by forming the Hispanic Cultural Showcase. Tucson brought…

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    Obituary: James Stanley Edmisten

    James Stanley Edmisten, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away on January 4, 2019 at the age of 94. Stan was born on March 7, 1924 in Arnold, Nebraska to Ray and Henrietta Edmisten. He grew up as an Iowa farm boy surrounded by sisters Jean, Helen and Beverly Ann. Stan helped out on the family farm until age 20, when he volunteered for the draft. After returning home from Guam, he married Norma Jeanne Linke on December 27, 1946. Stan and Jeanne shared 68 wonderful years together, their love for each other evident always. The couple eventually moved west to Boulder, Colorado with their two young daughters, where Stan…

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    Obituary: Elizabeth Ann ‘Jo’ Geiger

      Elizabeth Ann ‘Jo’ Geiger, 78, passed away November 24, 2018 at her home in Berthoud surrounded by loving family. She was born October 20, 1940 in St. Paul, Minnesota to Frank and Rosemary (Trueman) Keller. Jo graduated from St. Joseph Academy in St. Paul and received her training as a registered nurse at St. Katherine Hospital in Minneapolis. She then moved to Colorado. On July 1, 1967 she married Gerry Geiger in Denver. Jo worked as a nurse for several years in private practice and as a psychiatric nurse at Fort Logan Mental Health Center. She left nursing to become a full-time homemaker and mother for her two daughters.…

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    Obituary – Jill Marie King

    Jill Marie King March 27, 1958 – November 10, 2018 Jill Marie King (Phillips), 60, of Fort Collins, Colo., passed away Nov. 10, 2018 from a short and aggressive battle… Read more »

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    Obituary – Helen Jamieson

    Helen Jamieson Helen Jamieson Helen Jamieson, 95, passed away on Thursday Oct. 25, 2018. The last of the original Jamieson clan, she was preceded in death by her husband of… Read more »

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    Obituary – Delores Hicks

    Delores  Marie Hicks October 5, 1925 – October 29, 2018 Delores Marie (Brownwood) Hicks was born Oct. 5, 1925, to Cornelius “Neal” and Amy Delores (Brindle) Brownwood in rural Kit… Read more »

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    Obituary – Jim Baker

    James Baker May 13, 1944 – October 24, 2018 James Baker James “Jim” Baker, 74. Of Berthoud, Colo., passed away on Oct. 24, 2018. He was born May 13, 1944,… Read more »