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    Robert Buck

    Robert Gordon Buck August 24, 2019 Robert (Bob) Gordon Buck, 67, of Carbondale, CO passed away August 24, 2019 at home as a result of cancer. His wife, Janet, and his kitty were by his side. Bob was born in Saranac Lake, NY to Gordon and Marjorie (Reyome) Buck on August 5, 1952. Bob was an electronics engineer who worked in Miami, FL, Santa Clara, CA and Aurora, CO in the 1970’s and 1980’s. Bob and Janet married in 1985 and moved to Carbondale in 1986. After that, Bob worked for CQG and Aspen Research for many years. Bob is survived by his wife as well as a number of…

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    Adeline Nielsen

    Adeline Katherine Nielsen January 11, 2016 – August 18, 2019 Adeline Katherine Nielsen, of Basalt, Colorado and Nantucket, Massachusetts, beloved daughter of Andrea Nielsen and Gregory Holley, affectionately, lovingly, and forever known as “Addie” left this world while sleeping next to her mommy on Sunday August 18, 2019. In the 3 and a half years that she lived, she touched so many lives in ways that most of us strive to but never quite figure out how to do. Addie loved baths where she was able to peacefully float and move her body and hated going to sleep as she had a serious case of FOMO. She loved to be…

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    Josephine Huffman

    Josephine Elizabeth Huffman, 75, of Rifle, Colorado passed away on August 9, 2019. She was born on January 3, 1944 to Ubaldo and Mary Fresquez in Embudo, New Mexico. On December 31, 1993 she married her sweetheart H. Paul Huffman Josephine and Paul have been area residents for 25 years. She was an important member of the Rifle Elks Lodge #2195. She stood by and supported her husband as he served in his positions with the Elks Lodge, and donated many hours of service to the lodge. She is survived by her husband H. Paul Huffman; Daughters, Vicky Lee and Lisa Elizabeth. Brother Paul (Lucretia) Fresquez. Sister Ruby (Alex) Lopez.…

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    John Kelly

    John Thomas Kelly John Thomas Kelly, 74, of Aspen died peacefully July 17 at Heritage Park Care Center in Carbondale. John was born July 18, 1944 in Topeka, Kan. to George J.M. and Harriet Howe Kelly. He grew up in Denver and developed a love of Aspen during family trips to the area. John graduated from the University of Colorado-Boulder and earned his law degree at the University of Denver. John’s passion for skiing, fishing and the Aspen area brought him back to the Roaring Fork Valley where he practiced law for more than four decades. He was a proud member of the Aspen Elks Lodge #224. He is survived…

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    Olga Venn

    Olga M. Venn passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, July 1, 2019, in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, with her beloved granddaughter, Jodi Berto Ahlstrom by her side. She was 96. Mrs. Venn was born on July 11, 1922, in Syracuse, NY to her late parents, Quirino and Louise Montopoli. She grew up in Corning, NY, and was a graduate of Corning Free Academy. She was married to the late E. Grant Venn in the 1960s and they lived in Parkersburg, WV, Silver Spring, MD, Marietta, GA and Roswell, GA. In 2012, Mrs. Venn and her daughter, Diane, moved to Glenwood Springs, CO to be near her granddaughter, Jodi Berto…

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    Calvin Gerbaz

    Our dear Calvin “Fred” Gerbaz, 90 passed away June 9th 2019 after a brief illness. Fred was born at the Gerbaz Ranch in Gerbazdale CO February 4th 1929, moving with his Mother Lena and brothers to Carbondale in his early years. The family including Lena and Fred Montover, brother Ted, little Freddie (Calvin) and brother Ernest moved to Redstone. There they had a ranch which everyone in the family worked on and when not working, the three brothers would explore the outdoors. During summer times they lived in the Coal Basin area just outside of Redstone, running cattle for the Cattleman’s’ Association in the high country. Fred’s memories of growing…

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    Audrey Spaulding

    Audrey Katherine Spaulding, 61 of Carbondale, CO passed away peacefully on June 12 in Rifle, CO after a long battle with medical issues stemming from cobalt radiation that she received in the late 70’s for a tumor on her spine. Audrey was born in Baltimore, MD on July 24 ,1957 to parents Anna Elken Leighton and Charles Russell Leighton, both who preceded her in death. Her parents divorced in the early 60s and Audrey moved to Moorhead, MN with her Mom and sisters; Jennifer Susan Leighton Phillips, twin Andrea Carol Sharer deRuyter (husband Jerry deRuyter; daughter, Amy; son, Aaron), and Pamela Kirsten Leighton Ray. The family moved to Sacramento, CA…

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    Braxton Hauser

    Braxton Hauser passed away at St. Joseph hospital with his family at his side. Braxton spent his life pushing his limits such as jumping off cliffs when swimming, wrestling at state or watching over others such as when he performed CPR on his Mom. He is survived by his parents William and Toni Hauser, his sisters Lori Diaz, Kari Hauser, Lisa Kitchens, Martha Hauser his brother T.J. Wampler, an abundance of niece, nephews, Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, cousins, In-laws and friends. Funeral services will be held on Saturday June 1, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at the New Creation Church, 44761 US-6, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601. Friends may visit with the family…

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    Christiaan Maurer

    Christiaan Alexander Maurer; MD, 46 years old of New Castle, Colorado died May 13, 2019 of Glioblastoma multiform, a type of malignant brain cancer. He was diagnosed with this cancer on Friday the 13th, April 2018. Christiaan was born on September 12, 1972 to his mother Lynn V. Maurer (McCoy) and his father Edward A. Maurer in Smithtown, New York. At the age of 3 he moved from New York to Leesburg, Virginia where he lived with his family on the farm, Morven Park, for 18 years of his life. Here he learned to love all things outdoors including hunting, archery, fishing and camping. Dr. Maurer attended the all boys…

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    Charles Corey

    Charles Ernest David Corey (Chuck), 80, of New Castle, CO, passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Chuck was born in Dallas, TX to C.D. Corey and Marie (Ritchie) Corey. Chuck will be remembered for his love for fishing, hunting, camping, off-roading and the love for his wife of 59 years; Alice Corey. He served in the Air Force and had a passion for carpentry. He is survived by his wife and best friend; Alice Marie Corey, four boys; Keith (KC) Corey (Oscar) of Dallas TX, Duwayne (DD) Corey (Brenda) of Shawnee, OK, Jeffery Corey (Sherri) of Rifle, CO, Charles Corey (Barbie) of Yuma, CO; sister; Cindy Lou (Liquori) Corey…

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    Myrta Taylor

    Myrta Taylor June 17, 1920-April 27, 2019 Myrta Taylor, 98, of Glenwood Springs, Colorado and formerly of Columbus, Nebraska, passed away on April 27, 2019. Born on June 17, 1920 in Schoftland, Switzerland, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Lina Gloor. Myrta immigrated from Switzerland with her parents in 1924. They lived in Redfield, South Dakota before moving to Columbus in 1927, where she worked with her parents at the Gloor Bakery. She met and married Robert Taylor and assisted him with his business, Jack & Jill Supermarkets. In 1968 she and family moved to Aspen, Colorado where they were owners operators of the Innsbruck Sportsmotel. They…

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    Genevieve Doak

    Genevieve Doak was born February 4, 1926 to Della Barber Shafto and Wilbur F. Shafto on the family farm in Wheat Ridge, CO. She died April 27, 2019 at the Colorado State Veteran’s Home in Rifle, CO at the age of 93. Gen attended schools in Wheat Ridge, graduating from Wheat Ridge High School in 1943. She graduated from Colorado State university in 1947. While attending college Gen met Edward M. Doak. they married in Craig, CO on September 14, 1947. Gen and Ed moved to rifle, CO in 1950 where they began to raise their family of 5 children. She was a substitute teacher in the public schools there…

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    Clarence Dawson

    Clarence Franklin “Monk” Dawson died 21 April 2019, surrounded by his family. Monk was born 30 June 1922 in Coryelltown, New Castle, Colorado to Pearl Ethel Rogers and Jess Freeman Dawson; the New Castle area has been his home for almost 97 years. An avid and active outdoorsman, Monk lived a full life working as a taxidermist, guide and outfitter for 57 years. Monk attended the Glenwood Springs and Rifle congregations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he worked mostly with the youth through the BSA scouting program and felt especially close to God while in the grandeur of His natural creations. Monk was also known for…

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    Barbara Riley

    Barbara G. Riley, 78, passed away March 20, 2019 at home surrounded by family. Barbara was born June 6, 1940 to George Edison and Helena Belle (Sievers) Smith in Denver, CO. She was the second of ten children. Barbara was raised in Glenwood Springs, CO and as a young girl she enjoyed spending summers at her father’s saw mill. She graduated from Glenwood Springs High School and attended college at Brigham Young University. She married F. Patrick Riley on Jan 5, 1961. They were later sealed in the Oakland, CA Latter-day Saint Temple. They are the parents of four boys and seven girls. Barbara was a devoted wife, mother, and…

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    Brother Cornelius (Neil) Gomes (February 7, 1925 — March 1, 2019)

    Brother Cornelius (Neil) Gomes (February 7, 1925 — March 1, 2019) March 12, 2019 — Brother Cornelius (Neil) Gomes, a monk of St. Benedict’s Monastery, born to Cornelius and Anna on February 7th, 1925, in Wallington, New Jersey, died peacefully in Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, on March 1st, 2019, from complications due to pneumonia. He was 94 Learn more »

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    Thomas G Moore (July 11, 1939 — March 7, 2019)

    Thomas G Moore (July 11, 1939 — March 7, 2019) March 12, 2019 — Thomas G Moore, age 79, died on Thursday, March 7th, 2019, at home in Carbondale, Colorado. Affectionately known as Tim to many, he was a true gentleman with a great sense of humor. Tim was in the first class at Colorado Rocky Mountain High School Learn more »

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    Donald E. ParkerApril 02, 1932 – March 02, 2019

    Donald E. ParkerApril 02, 1932 – March 02, 2019 March 12, 2019 — Don was born to Albert and Esther Parker in Wadena, MN, and passed away in Glenwood Springs, CO. Don graduated from Fairmont High School, joining the Army shortly after, stationed at Fort Bragg, NC, then Camp Carson, CO. He was a paratrooper and proficient in Learn more »

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    Elma Allene Holgate (March 10, 1938 — March 2, 2019)

    Elma Allene Holgate (March 10, 1938 — March 2, 2019) March 12, 2019 — In Loving Memory of Elma Allene Holgate, born on March 10, 1938, passed away on March 2, 2019. Elma Allene Holgate passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital after a brief illness. She was 80 years old. Allene was born in Carbondale, Colorado, to parents Theodore Learn more »

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    Timothy Allen Thulson (November 11, 1960 — March 7, 2019)

    Timothy Allen Thulson (November 11, 1960 — March 7, 2019) March 11, 2019 — Tim Thulson of Glenwood Springs and Parachute, Colorado, son, brother, father and friend passed away in Parachute, Colorado, March 7th, 2019. Tim was born to John Allen Thulson and Carol Thulson on November 11, 1960, in Denver, Colorado. He moved with his family to Glenwood Learn more »

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    Donald Chester Dorrell

    Donald Chester Dorrell March 11, 2019 — Donald Chester Dorrell was born to Claude Melvin and Sina Gilson Dorrell February 8, 1926. The Beaver Creek road was too muddy for the doctor to get through so Donald’s “Granny” delivered him. The Dorrell boys rode horses seven miles to the Beaver Creek School, Learn more »

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    Amyange Ross (January 14, 1972 — February 1, 2019)

    Amyange Ross (January 14, 1972 — February 1, 2019) March 10, 2019 — The world became a better place because of Amyange Ross. Her kindness was contagious, and her smile filled the air with love, gratitude and beauty. Her passion for reggae music and group gatherings at any one of the many Mexican restaurants in our valley was Learn more »

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    Timothy Thulson

    Timothy Allen Thulson November 11, 1960 – March 7, 2019 Tim Thulson of Glenwood Springs and Parachute Colorado, son, brother, father and friend passed away in Parachute Colorado March 7th, 2019 Tim was born to John Allen Thulson and Carol Thulson on November 11, 1960 in Denver Colorado. He moved with his family to Glenwood Springs as a small child and spent most of his childhood and all of his adult life in Glenwood Springs and Parachute. He graduated from Glenwood Springs High School, and was a key member of GWS first football state championship team in 1978. Upon graduation from high school he went to work at Mid-Continent Resources…

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    Cory George Bauer (March 8, 1995 — February 25, 2019)

    Cory George Bauer (March 8, 1995 — February 25, 2019) March 7, 2019 — Cory George Bauer, proud son and brother, was taken from us on February 25, 2019, while living in Maine. Cory was born on March 8, 1995, and spent his childhood on Silt Mesa, enjoying all things outdoors, from hunting and fishing, to soccer and snowboarding. Learn more »

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    Terrie Lynn Short (December 31, 1963 – February 23, 2019)

    Terrie Lynn Short (December 31, 1963 – February 23, 2019) February 27, 2019 — Terrie Short was born in Loveland, CO but grew up in Carbondale. She was talented at cooking, baking, sewing and gardening. She had a warm spirit and especially loved Christmas time. Terrie was a strong advocate for the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation for which she Learn more »

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    Brian Harry Hergert (July 22, 1947 — February 20, 2019)

    Brian Harry Hergert (July 22, 1947 — February 20, 2019) February 26, 2019 — Brian Hergert, 71, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2019. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Harry and Bertha (Schick) Hergert. He attended the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh. He then went on to work as a technician for the W. H. Brady Company. He moved Learn more »

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    Regina K. Krook (May 7, 1967 — February 21, 2019)

    Regina K. Krook (May 7, 1967 — February 21, 2019) February 26, 2019 — Regina K. Krook, 51, of Battlement Mesa passed away February 21, 2019, at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Gina was born May 7, 1967, in Willingboro, New Jersey, to Thomas L. Goldsberry I and Claire Wheeler (née Ianicelli). She spent her life being Learn more »

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    Death Notice: Carol Moriarty Kelly (June 24, 1940 — February 23, 2019)

    Death Notice: Carol Moriarty Kelly (June 24, 1940 — February 23, 2019) February 26, 2019 — Carol Moriarty Kelly, MSW, born in Southbridge, Massachusetts, on June 24, 1940, lived in Boulder, Colorado, for 36 years, passed away surrounded by her family, at Renew Senior Living in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, on February 23, 2019. A full obituary will follow. Learn more »

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    Terrie Short

    Terrie Short was born in Loveland, CO but grew up in Carbondale. She was talented at cooking, baking, sewing and gardening. She had a warm spirit and especially loved Christmas time. Terrie was a strong advocate for the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation for which she was diagnosed. She is survived by dad Bob Nieslanik; husband John Short; daughters Krystal Cordova (Preston), Sara Weigel (Jacob), Brandi Short, and Maegan Short; and grandchildren Isabella Cordova and Asher Cordova. She was preceded in death by mother Wanda Nieslanik and brother Randy Nieslanik. Her celebration of life will be held at The Orchard in Carbondale at 2:00 PM on March 5th. In lieu of…

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    Carol Kelly

    Another bright star was born the day Carol Kelly rose up with Colorado sunshine on her shoulder and love in her heart. She had lived in Glenwood Springs alongside the Roaring Fork River since 2012; and she passed close by at Renew Roaring Fork midst the comfort of closest family. An innovative social worker for 43 years, Carol grew up in a wonderful extended family in Southbridge, Massachusetts. There, she developed traits those who knew her loved, including her devotion to family, a scrappy, can-do attitude, a love for the Boston Red Sox, and a strong desire to help others. She graduated from St. Mary’s School when 16 and with…

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    Nancy Reinisch remembered for team approach in all that she did

    Nancy Reinisch remembered for team approach in all that she did February 22, 2019 — A community that stood beside accomplished triathlete, coach and organizer Nancy Reinisch through her decade-long cancer battle is now remembering her many contributions and planning a big May celebration in her memory after her death last week. Following a second battle with breast cancer, Reinisch Learn more »

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    Regina Krook

    Regina K. Krook, 51, of Battlement Mesa passed away February 21, 2019, at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Gina was born May 7, 1967, in Willingboro, New Jersey to Thomas L. Goldsberry I and Claire Wheeler (née Ianicelli). She spent her life being a loving mother to her three children in New Jersey before moving to Colorado in 2012. She enjoyed thrift shopping, reading, and embracing her friends, family, and pets. She was a Friend of Bill. Gina is survived by sons Daniel (Cassi) of Philadelphia and Joshua (Sean) of Lakewood, NJ; daughter Kaitlin (Brandon) of Santa Maria, Calif.; mother Claire of Brick, NJ; father Thomas and stepmother…

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    Anna Isabel Rodriguez

    Anna Isabel Rodriguez February 21, 2019 — On February 15, 2019, Anna Isabel Rodriguez passed away at the age of 92. Anna was born in Elmont, NY, to Demetrio Bouchet and Calsada Rodriguez. One of 8 children, she was raised in NY City. After High School and as she raised her children, Learn more »