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    John Montoya

    View John Montoya Las Animas, Colorado John “James” Montoya, known to most a James, was born on June 29, 1934 in Jaroso, Colorado to Juan and Bertha (Welch) Montoya.  He passed away on March 19, 2020 at Bent County Health Care Center at the age of 85.  Per James’ request cremation has taken place and graveside services will take place at Fort Lyon National Cemetery at a later date.   John “James” Montoya, known to most a James, was born on June 29, 1934 in Jaroso, Colorado…

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    Robert Smalley

    View Robert Smalley Fountain, Colorado Robert E. Smalley was born on September 18, 1945 in Lafayette, Indiana to James and Elizabeth Smalley.  He proudly served his country in the United States Army, obtaining the rank of Staff Sergeant.   Robert passed away on March 14, 2020 at Life Care Center of Colorado Springs at the age of 74.  Per Robert’s request cremation has taken place and a private family inurnment will take place at Pikes Peak National Cemetery at a later…

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    William “Bill” Wilson

    View William “Bill” Wilson Holly, Colorado A Memorial Service for Bill Wilson will be held on Friday, February 28, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Holly, Colorado.  Per Bill’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation.  A Memorial Service for Bill Wilson will be held on Friday, February 28, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Holly, Colorado.  Per Bill’s request cremation has taken… View   Send Flowers

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    Terry Rusher

    View Terry Rusher Sugar City, Colorado Terry Delane Rusher, 66 of Sugar City, Colorado, succumbed to cancer in his home surrounded by his family on February 23, 2020. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the First Christian Church or Ordway (Disciples of Christ) at 401 Lincoln Avenue, Ordway, Colorado.  Per Terry’s request, there will be no visitation and a private family burial will be held in the Valley View Cemetery in Ordway, Colorado. Terry …

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    Michael Dean

    View Michael Dean Las Animas, Colorado Services are currently pending. Please check back at a later date. Services are currently pending. Please check back at a later date. View   Send Flowers

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    Michael Nichols

    View Michael Nichols Syracuse, Kansas Funeral Services for Michael Wayne Nichols will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 21, 2020 at the Syracuse Wesleyan Church in Syracuse, Kansas with Pastor Ray Frank officiating.  Interment will follow in the Syracuse Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. at the church and from 10:00 a.m. until time of service on Friday. Michael Wayne Nichols, known to most as Mike, was born on Septembe…

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    Carl Bodey

    View Carl Bodey Hartman, Colorado Carl Everett Bodey was born October 8, 1920 at his home in Hartman, Colorado to William Franklin and Myrtle (Cox) Bodey. He passed away February 13, 2020 at Elk City, Oklahoma at the age of 99 years, 4 months and 5 days. Carl grew up in Hartman, Colorado and graduated from high school in Holly, Colorado in 1940. In October 10, 1950 he married Josie Sherwood. To this union three children were born: Sheri, Jana and Terry. Carl later married Evelyn (Gass) Bodey …

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    Jerry Brooks

    View Jerry Brooks Las Animas, Colorado A Graveside Memorial Service for Jerry Brooks will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 21, 2020 at the Bent/Las Animas  Cemetery Elder Chapel in Las Animas, Colorado.  Military Committal Rites will be provided by the local V.F.W. and American Legion Posts.  There will be a celebration of Jerry’s life following graveside services at the John Rawlings Museum Grand Hall. A memorial service will be held in Longmont, Colorado at a later d…

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    Alfred Ballez

    View Alfred Ballez Las Animas, Colorado Mass of Christian Burial for Las Animas, Colorado resident, Alfred Ballez will be held at 10: 00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Father Henry Wertin officiating.  A Rosary/Scripture Service will be held prior to the Mass at 9:30 a.m.  Interment will follow at Fort Lyon National Cemetery with Military Committal Rites provided by the local V.F.W. and American Legion Post.  Visi…

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    Durward “Bill” Jacobs

    View Durward “Bill” Jacobs Las Animas, Colorado Funeral Services for Bill Jacobs will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 10, 2020 at Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas, Colorado with Pastor Diane Hutson officiating.  Interment will follow in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery. Funeral Services for Bill Jacobs will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 10, 2020 at Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas, Colorado with Pastor Diane Hutson officiating.  Interment will… View   Send Flowers

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    Paula Archuleta

    View Paula Archuleta Las Animas, Colorado Funeral Services for Las Animas, Colorado resident, Paula Archuleta will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the First Church of the Nazarene in Las Animas, Colorado.  Pastor Carlton McKay will officiate.  Cremation will follow the funeral services and inurnment will take place at a later date.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Horber Funeral Chapel. Funeral Servic…

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    Robert “Bobby” Ybarra

    View Robert “Bobby” Ybarra Las Animas, Colorado Robert (Erica) Ybarra, and Brenda Baca; siblings, Richard (Lily) Ybarra, Steve Ybarra, Berniece (Frank) Ybarra, Danny (Lola) Medina, and Jeanette Cortinez; 8 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, many other relatives, and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Audrey Angeles; father, Sostenes Ybarra; and brother, Sammy Ybarra. Robert (Erica) Ybarra, and Brenda Baca; siblings, Richard (Lily) Ybarra, Steve Ybarra, Berniece (Fr…

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    Pauline Huff

    View Pauline Huff La Junta, Colorado Funeral Services for La Junta, CO resident, Pauline Huff will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 17, 2020 at the First Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Mark Callister officiating.  Interment will follow at Fort Lyon National Cemetery in Las Animas, CO.  Visitation will be held from 1:00- 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas, CO. Pauline Fritzella (Spear) Huff was born on September 7, 1922 on the fam…

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    Charles Swisher

    View Charles Swisher Las Animas, Colorado A Memorial Mass for Charles swisher will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 17, 2020 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Rosary beginning at 1:30 p.m.  Father Henry Wertin will officiate.  Inurnment will follow in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery with military committal rites provided by the local VFW and American Legion Posts. Charles Swisher, age 60, passed away on Dec 21, 2019 at his home in Las Animas, Colorado.&n…

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    John Elder

    View John Elder La Junta, Colorado A memorial service for John Elder will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 3, 2020 at Aspen Center at Casa Del Sol in La Junta, Colorado with Pastor Ron Storick officiating.  The family invites everyone to join them for a light lunch at 11:30 a.m.  There will also be a come and go visitation with John’s family from 12:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Per John’s request cremation has taken place and inurnment will take place in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery…

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    Lawrence Schenck

    View Lawrence Schenck Holly, Colorado Funeral services for Holly, Colorado resident, Lawrence Schenck will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Holly, Colorado with Pastor Gary Ogle officiating.  Interment will follow in the Holly Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 2, 2020 also at the funeral home. Lawrence Emil Schenck was born on December 25, 1925 in Syracuse, Kansas to John Eugene…

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    Jo Morones

    View Jo Morones Las Animas, Colorado Funeral services for Las Animas, Colorado resident, Jo Morones will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 16, 2019 at Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas, Colorado with Pastor Steve Hicks officiating.  Interment will follow in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. also at the funeral home. Jo Ann (Sawin) Morones was born on January 23, 1936 in Oto, Iowa to Myrvin B.&nbs…

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    Donald Rushton

    View Donald Rushton Holly, Colorado Funeral Services for Holly, Colorado resident, Donald Rushton will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 18, 2019 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Holly, Colorado with Kevin Bon May officiating.  Interment will follow in the Holly Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday, November 17, 2019 also at the funeral home. Donald Rushton was born on February 20, 1925 in Weatherford, Oklahoma to C.B. and Alice (Perkins) Rushton.&nb…

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    Samuel Rodgers

    View Samuel Rodgers Las Animas, Colorado Graveside memorial services for Samuel J. Rodgers will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 2019 at Fort Lyon National Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado. Pastor Diane Hutson will officiate. Samuel Rodgers was born on February 14, 1943 in Columbia, South Carolina to Perry and Alberta (Baldridge) Rodgers.  He passed away on November 10, 2019 at Pioneer Health Care Center in Rocky Ford, Colorado at the age of 76. Sam is survived by his childre…

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    James Copess

    View James Copess Las Animas, Colorado James W. Copess, known to most as Jim, the third of five siblings, was born April 25, 1935 in Tulia, Texas to Clarence and Mary (Reed) Copess.  He passed away on November 11, 2019 in Las Animas, Colorado at the age of 84.  Per Jim’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no services. Jim was united in marriage to Bonnie Miller on June 14, 1952 in Raton, New Mexico.  Jim began his early life working in the farming community, th…