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Gary Leon Trainer died peacefully at his home in Hartsel, Colo. in the loving embrace of Carol on Nov. 16, 2020.

Sandra Jean Hagan, 64, June 28, 1956 - November 8, 2020, went to be with the Lord on a beautiful Sunday morning. She peacefully and quietly fell asleep and woke up in the presence of our Lord and Savior. Sandra was born in Springfield, Mass. to Russell and Evelyn Charest.

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Stephen Cole “Steph” Millard passed away Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Pueblo, Colo., due to longtime stroke and heart failure.

Bob Korthius was born March 31, 1934 in Denver, Colo. and passed away Sept. 11, 2020 at Lutheran Medical Center. Except for his college years, he spent his entire life in the state he loved.

Bob Korthius was born March 31, 1934 in Denver, Colo. and passed away Sept. 11, 2020 at Lutheran Medical Center. Except for his college years, he spent his entire life in the state he loved.

Jane Ann Gilsinger was born on Feb. 8, 1940, in Rensselaer, Ind. to Mabel Marie (O’Brien) and Clarence John Gilsinger. The family then moved to Goodland, Ind. where Jane grew up with her older sister, Rita, and attended Goodland High School. 

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Bailey’s prize-winning author, artist, calligrapher and martial-arts guru, Michael Justin “Seiho” Sullivan, died peacefully at his Bailey, Colo. home last week with his beloved wife, Herta, by his side. He was a month away from his 80th birthday.

Dennis Edward O’Neil, 66, passed away peacefully on the morning of July 24, 2020.

Randy J. Marsh of Bailey, Colo. and Dayton, Ohio passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at the age of 56.

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Nancy Joyce Woodward died on July 10, 2020 at the age of 87. Nancy was born in Denver on Sept. 30, 1932, to Robert Henry Joyce and Dorothy Bradley Bell. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Robert Irving “Woody” Woodward. Nancy and Woody had three sons, James Bradley, John D…

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Michael Paul “Mike” Pilcher, 64, of Davenport, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Michael was born to James Howard Pilcher and Shirley Louise Kaminsky Pilcher on June 10, 1956 in Rock Island, Ill. He spent his childhood in south Denver, graduating from South High School in 1974.

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James Bisset, 64, of Bailey, Colo., passed away at his home on May 30, 2020. He was born in Portland, Ore. Until he retired, Jim was a surveyor for the USGS.

On April 8, 2020, Robert LaMar Egbert returned peacefully to his Lord and to his beloved first wife, just shy of his 92nd birthday.

William F. “Bill” Jennings Jr. passed away at the Denver Hospice on March 25, 2020. Bill Jennings was a long-time Fairplay resident.

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Leona Claire Nelson passed away peacefully at her home in Shawnee, Colo. on March 31, 2020. She was 89 years old.

Linda Wood, age 78, passed away March 20, 2020, in her little Bailey cabin.

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Kenneth Francis Terry was born Oct 25, 1969, died March 13, 2020. He was a cancer survivor.

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John passed away March 23, 2020, from a heart attack while at rest in his easy chair at home.

Former Como resident Jim Curcio, loving husband to Kathy, passed away from complications associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) on Feb. 26, 2020, in Las Cruces, N.M.

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Minette Doss went on to the next phase of eternal life on Feb. 4, 2020. Her passing occurred in Denver, but her heart will always remain in Alma, Colo., were she has resided the last 12 years and has become known as the Pie Queen of Alma.

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Margaret Eileen “Miki” Lutz passed peacefully in her sleep on Nov. 3, 2019. Known as Miki to most of her friends, she was born Nov. 30, 1925, in Glenwood Springs, Colo., to Guy Edward and Ezma Anona Weatherly.

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Richard Irvin “Dick” Reese passed away Jan. 18, 2020, in Parker, Colo. Many will remember Dick and his loyal dog, Grub, hanging around Crow Hill. As a resident of Bailey, Colo., Dick spent many years on the Platte Canyon Fire Protection District, first as a firefighter, and then as a dispatc…

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Paul J. “the Honey Man” Wilkes, 71, of Pine, Colo., passed at home on Jan. 6, 2020, after a long illness.  A Pine resident since 1986, he was co-owner of Debeeze Honey in Bailey. He is survived by his wife, Debbie, and sons, Casey and Jesse Wilkes.

Harlen J. Helker was born Jan. 2, 1931, in Poteau, Okla., and was raised in Hartford, Ark.

William Val “Bill” Shumate, 95, departed this life peacefully, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, at home. Born on Feb. 2, 1924, to William Valdimer and Zella Rudy Shumate, raised in Colorado, he had moved to North Carolina to live with his daughter Karol following the death of his wife of 72 years, D…

James Ronald “Ron” Newman passed away at his home near Fairplay, Colo., Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. He was born in Mountain Home, Ark., on Jan. 12, 1948, to Loraine Echols and Bill Newman. Ron graduated from Morrilton High School and University of Central Arkansas. He obtained his masters in Cit…

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Christopher Lee “Chris” Stone, 61, of Bailey, Colo., died peacefully at home on Oct. 14, 2019, from prostate cancer.

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Helen Johnson, 76, of Aurora, Colo., passed away Aug. 20, 2019.

Joseph C. “Joe” Morris passed unexpectedly at home in Bailey, Colo., at the age of 65 on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. In his passing, Joe is reunited with his devoted wife and soulmate, Paula F. Anzell-Morris, who preceded him in death on Dec. 17, 2017.

Neil J. Schramm, 61, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 in Virginia, Minn. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 at East Moe Lutheran Church in Garfield, Minn., at 11 a.m. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or to send cond…

Kier M. Cline I died May 30, 2019, in Pine, Colo., where he lived. His parents were Charles and Josephine Cline.

Keith Kirby, 59, of Bailey, Colo., passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 30, 2019.

Kala Ann (Wuertley) Thomas went to be with the Lord April 15, 2019. She was born to Carl and Janette Wuertley in Fort Wayne, Ind. on Feb. 9, 1959. She grew up in both Colorado and Texas, and graduated from Platte Canyon High School in 1978. She married Timothy Thomas in 1990 and had three so…

Shirley Mae Spangler, of Richmond, Ky., passed away on June 28, 2019. Shirley was born in Hanover, Penn., on Feb. 6, 1929. Shirley spent her youth in Littlestown, Penn., where she married Robert Scholl, after attending Cedar Crest College. They were married for twenty-five years, and had thr…

Daphne E. Humke was born in Bienville Parish, Louisiana, Oct. 20, 1923, as Daphne E. Black, to parents Roy J. Black and Inez Black. She died April 15, 2019, in Littleton, Colo.

Elizabeth Anne “Betty” (Farrand) Beeler entered this world on Aug. 2, 1933, in Denver, Colo., into the loving arms of her parents, Alice Scott and Van D. Farrand, and her older siblings, Robert, Diane, and Howard. She left it peacefully on June 1, 2019, in Longmont, Colo., surrounded by her …

Patricia Boyle of Fairplay, Colo., passed away on June 17, 2019. She was born in Elizabeth, N.J., on May 21, 1959. Patricia graduated from Westfield High in 1977. She attended Boston University College of St. Elizabeth and New School for Social Research, New York Restaurant School.

Betty Jean Long, 94, went to be with Wes on June 7, 2019, at her home in Conifer, Colo.

James Dale Crocker Sr., 89, passed away at home on June 2, 2019. James lived in Conifer, Colo. James is survived by his wife, Mary Crocker; daughter, Laurel Peters; and grandson, Tyler McDaniel. A Celebration of James’ Life Service will be held at Mountain High Chapel, Morrison, Colo. at 11 …

William T. “Wil” Herman, Nov. 2, 1946, to Jan. 30, 2019, passed after a lengthy illness. Wil is survived by his wife, Carolyn, friends and extended family, and many Masonic brothers.

Iris Mae Arnick (nee Marmaduke), of Grant, a world traveler, nature lover, teacher, artist, Lioness and matriarch, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Aurora, Colo. She was 91 years old.

Rena Diane Aker, “Rena bo bena,” born Oct. 2, 1991, in Yreka, Calif., died May 20, 2019, in Fairplay, Colo.

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MSgt John “Jack” Edward Cahill, USAF, (Ret.), died after a long illness Friday, May 24, 2019, at his home in Guffey, Colo.

Angie passed away on Sept. 16, 2018. She is survived by her husband Billy Smith, son Chris Boyd, daughter Haley Smith and sisters Alison and Avonne. She is also survived by six nieces and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by grandmother Beulah McKinney, grand…

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