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    Chris Babeon

    View Chris Babeon A Graveside Service will be held at a date this spring of 2018.  Chris is survived by his two daughters, Brenda Laveigne, Marsha Holland, and by several brothers and sisters.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Samantha.  Military Rites Graveside Service with the Grand County Veterans officiating will be determined as soon as possible.  Donations may be made to Hospice in his memory.  Send them to Northwest Colorado Health, 940 Central Park Drive,…

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    Jean Inman

    View Jean Inman A memorial service will be held on January 29th, 2017, at Trinity Church in the Pines, 604 Lake Avenue, Grand Lake, 80447 at 11:00am. “Jean E. Inman at the age of 72 passed away quickly and unexpectedly on January 8th, 2018, her daughter with her at the time. She fell in love with Grand County and was content to spend her twilight years here in this beautiful place for 19 years. She is survived by her daughter Kim Madison married to Edward Madison, her son John Inman, her…

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    Glenda Spooner

    View Glenda Spooner Glenda Spooner Dec 20, 1953 – Nov 02, 2017 Glenda Gaye (Simerson) Spooner, 63, died peacefully in her sleep on November 2, 2017 in Kremmling, CO. She was born in Denver, the daughter of James and Phyllis. Glenda spent most of her life in Grand County and loved the Colorado outdoors and her many pets. Surviving are her husband, James ‘Sparky’ Spooner; siblings Glen Simerson, and Gwynne Ellen (Paul) Stephenson; nieces and nephew Sean (Anna) McFarland, Kelly… Glenda Spooner…

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    Dale Childers

    View Dale Childers Dale Clyde Childers     January 24,1940 – January 1,2018 Grand County native Dale Clyde Childers passed away peacefully in his Fraser home on January 1,2018. The eldest son of Ancil Clyde and Mabel Childers, he was born and raised in Kremmling as one of 13 children. He enjoyed spending time on the ranch in Radium which was homesteaded in 1886 by his great grandfather Charles Mugrage. He was a renowned crane operator, mechanic, and grand spoiler of all do…

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    Jim Lynch

    View Jim Lynch Full obituary coming soon.  Donations may be made to: Jim Lynch Memorial Fund, Bank of the West, 108 South 2nd Street, PO Box 537, PO Box 537, Kremmling, CO, 80459 Full obituary coming soon.  Donations may be made to: Jim Lynch Memorial Fund, Bank of the West, 108 South 2nd Street, PO Box 537, PO Box 537, Kremmling, CO, 80459 View

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    John Archuleta

    View John Archuleta John Elias Archuleta, 69, died Sunday January 7th, 2018 at his home in Granby. He leaves behind his wife of 18 years, Beverly (Cline) Archuleta; his son, Joseph Archuleta; and two daughters, Maria Archuleta and Lisa Bourey; as well as nine grand-children. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm. January 17th, at Grand County Mortuary at 204 Byers Avenue, Hot Sulphur Springs, 80451. He will be best remembered as a devoted fisherman, and could be seen on the river… John El…

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    James “Jim” Daxton

    DAXTON, JAMES CARL (Jim) Jim passed away of natural causes in his home on Sunday, January 22, 2017, age 83. Jim was a graduate of CSU, a veteran of the 10th IN DIV, a local ski instructor and Grand County Water Commissioner, CO DPT of Engineers (Retired). He was born on the 400 acre Daxton-Lyons Homestead, founded by his Grand Father John C Daxton, he was raised a ranchers son by William E and Olga N (Just), with his two brothers, Lawrence E (Swede), David Brian (Dave) and sister, Wilma Darlene five miles west of Fraser. He was deeply proud of his family ties to the Middle Park Valley and…

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    Paul Townley

    Paul Burk Townley, 66, of Granby, died 2/6/2017 at his residence. Paul was born in Rolla, Mo. on June 26, 1950. For the past 34 years, Paul was a dedicated member of the Grand County Road and Bridge Department in Granby. Preceeding him in death were his parents: Thomas E. and Connie Townley. He is survived by his son: Bret Phillips of Grand Junction; Sisters: Connie Jean(FL) and Linda (FL) ; and brother: Thomas(CO). Current Services for Grand County Mortuary and Crematory LLC

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    Michelle Kleiner

    Michelle Kleiner passed away in her home in Grand Lake, Co. on Monday February 6th, 2017. She was born in Inglewood, California on November 18, 1967 to Mary and Denis Gustafson. Michelle leaves behind her loving husband Bill Kleiner and her three beautiful children Mandy Gustafson, Caitlin Taylor, and Adam Taylor. Her grandchildren, Sean Biggs, Aryanna Ortiz, and Zach Ortiz. Her brothers, Michael, Mark, and Damion Gustafson. She loved her family and all the adventures life had to offer. Whether it was sledding the sand dunes or 4-wheeling the tallest mountains, with her loving husband and children in tow. Michelle enjoyed horseback riding with her friends at a young age,…

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    Eldo Gallagher

    Eldo “Tiny” Ray Gallagher, 94, of Kremmling Colorado, passed away peacefully on Wednesday February 22nd with his family by his side. Tiny was born August 9th, 1922 to George and Annie Gallagher alongside his twin brother Elvin (“Big”). He was raised in the small mining community of Eureka and went on to graduate from high school in Silverton Colorado. He was drafted into service of his country during World War II and was a soldier in the North Africa Campaign, D-Day, the French Liberation, and the “Battle of the Bulge”. After the war he enrolled in Western State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political…

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    Benjamin Wharton

    Benjamin William Wharton “Benny,” the son of William and Jan Wharton of Grand Lake passed away on May 19, 2014. He died at his home at Columbine Lake where he had lived his entire life. He was 26 years old. He died from a choking accident, common for people with his two genetic syndromes: Opitz FG syndrome and Koolen De Vries Syndromes. (Bolting food into their mouths, cramming food in to fill it enough to have the sensation to swallow) Ben had somehow stuffed a large carrot into his esophagus and even with courageous efforts from the Grand County EMTs and his parents, it was simply God’s timing to call…

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    Gladys Vandenburg

    Gladys Vandenburg, 86, passed away April 27, 2014 at the Middle Park medical Center in Kremmling with her husband by her side. Gladys was born August 29th, 1927 in Oregon City, Oregon to Andrew and LULU (Brown) Baker. Gladys and her husband resided in Florida and Virginia before moving to Summit County in 1982. She is survived by her husband Richard of Silverthorne, son, Larry Cromley of Salt Lake Utah, four grandchildren and two step children. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, a sister and a daughter. A Memorial service will be held at Abundant Life Church in Silverthorne on Sunday May 4th at noon. View…

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    Kim “Porky” Mahana

    Kimberly Kay “Porky” Mahana Age: 49 Kremmling, Colorado April 13, 2014 In Kremmling, Colorado She was born on August 20, 1964 in Wheatridge, Colrado. Her parents were Butch and Donna Mahana. She had two sisters Jeanine Jones (Duane) and Shannon Cordova (Jose). She graduated high school in 1983 from Pomona High School. She also went to Dog Grooming School in Wheatridge, Colorado. She was active as an EMT on the Grand County Ambulance for several years. She worked as a groomer for a few ears and then got a job with the Grand County Sheriff’s Department as an Animal Control Officer. She was with the department for 7 years. She…

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    Traci Brammer

    Traci Brammer of Tabernash, CO lost her courageous battle with cancer on a beautiful, bluebird day, March 9th, 2014. Traci was born on July 19, 1971 in Lansing, KS. She spent her childhood years in Wisconsin. Before graduating from Janesville Craig High in 1989, she traveled as a Rotary Foreign Exchange Student to Finland. She then went on to graduate from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 1993 with a degree in Recreation Management and Sociology. With plans to stay for a ski season, she and a close friend made their journey to the great state of Colorado. Her first job at Timberhouse Ski Lodge in Winter Park provided her…

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    Alvin Stadelman

    Long-time Winter Park resident Alvin J Stadelman (Uncle Al) died of natural causes at his home on January 25, 2014. Al was born in Hays, Ks April 25th,1929 to Nicholas and Katherine (Brungeard). Al spent his early years in Kansas and Fort Collins, Co where he graduated from high school. The family summered in the Fraser Valley raising cattle and grass hay on their ranch between Fraser and Tabernash. Al went to work in the winters for George and Joyce Engel in 1952 at the Winter Park Ski Shop. In the summertime he worked at various jobs including the C Lazy U Ranch in Granby and the Little King Ranch,…