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Mary Margaret Dwyer Hoganson was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, on February 1, 1919, the oldest daughter of Lawrence “Larry” and Mary Virginia Dwyer, sister to Helen and Betty. The family also lived in Austin and finally Abilene. Mary attended McMurray College (now University) in Abilene, do…

Gayle Elizabeth Kingery, 88, of Bailey, Colo., passed away on May 25, 2022, at her home with family at her side. Gayle was a devoted mother and is survived by her son Scott (Jamie), daughter Sue (Larry) and son Shawn (Stacy), brother Leigh, as well as four grandchildren and 5 great-grandchil…

James Taylor Roberts (Taylor), 69, passed away June 19, 2022, at his home in Florence from Lewy Body Dementia with Parkinson’s. His wife, Cat Roberts, and beloved pets were by his side.

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Helen Johnson was born December 15, 1924, in Denver Colorado as Helen Kickbush. She graduated from Denver North High School in 1942. Thereafter,she began working for the Pullman Company, famous for its railroad sleeping cars, in the Denver Union Pacific yards, in the parts department.

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Willard “Lucky” Ray Luckinbill died peacefully in his home on March 27, 2022 at the age of 83. Lucky is survived by his daughter and grandchildren. He was a true cowboy who would help anyone in need.

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James E Brokaw, age 75 passed away on February 2, 22, in Iowa City.

Butch began his trek to a higher elevation February 5, 2022, leaving behind broken hearts, backhanded compliments, kickass playlists and a litany of believable fish tales.

 Greg Lynn Hagen passed away the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 at his home in Pine Junction, Colo.. He was 63 years old. He passed away from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Judith Toman Redline passed on to a new adventure on February 10, surrounded by her three children in her meticulously appointed home in Bailey, Colorado. Judith (Judy to anybody who knew her) was born into a Polish American family in Milwaukee in 1945. The date is up for debate as observers…

  Charles Thomas (Tom) Fose was born July 25, 1951, the second child of Benhardt Fose and Helen Wilkey Fose, in Sterling, Kansas. He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado, with a degree in accounting, in 1973, and moved to the Denver area, where he met his wife, Emily Dixon. The…

Riley Stanford “Dozer” Cox, cherished husband of Linda Cox, passed away on January 27, 2022 at his home in Bailey, Colorado after a long illness. His loss cannot be measured in words, but the impact of his life will continue to be felt in the hearts of all those who were blessed enough to kn…

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William “Kelly” Rose, 58, lived in Como with his dogs and cats for more than years. He was a good friend to so many of the community. If you needed a laugh... go see Kelly. You could always look to Kelly to find a positive view about things. He will be dearly missed.

Donald Lee Jerome was born April 14, 1930, in Idaho Springs Colo., and passed away Dec 14, 2021 in Westminster, Colo.

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  God called Dean Allen Prull home unexpectedly on Monday, January 3, 2022 at his home in La Junta, CO. Dean was born on June 24, 1943 in Loveland, CO to Dwayne and Elaine Prull, he was the second of three children.

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Bailey resident Jerry Foster Humphrey passed away on Dec. 30, 2021, at Life Care Center in Evergreen. He was 88. He was born in Council Bluffs, IA, on Dec. 31, 1932, and raised in Washington. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1951 after he graduated from high school and served two years bef…

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There was a joyous going home for Don, as he peacefully slipped into the waiting arms of Jesus. Although cancer kept attacking his body, it failed to cripple his spirit, which remained loving, optimistic, grateful, and full of cheerfulness, grace, wit, and lots of humor.

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Long time Fairplay resident Marie Chisholm passed away peacefully in her family’s home in Arvada at the age of 91 on Dec. 21, 2021. Chisholm was born Dec.7, 1930, in Grady, New Mexico. She is preceded in death by her husband Donald Chisholm, and is survived by her sons Kenneth (Terri)   Keit…

In Loving Memory of Steve Collins | March 25, 1965 – December 4, 2021

Daniel David Harmon, 60, was born March 18, 1961 to Jo Betty and Daniel Dewitt Harmon in Denver, CO. He has been a resident of Bailey, CO for the past 22 years. He passed away Monday, October 18, 2021 in his home. Respected by many for his wisdom and leadership, he was husband to Tammy; fath…

Douglas Earl Cross was born May 24, 1949 in Wichita Kansas, and died October 8, 2021 with his family surrounding him.

James Walter “Jimmy” Schutten passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sept. 18, 2021.  He was born on July 29, 1942, the youngest of three boys, and grew up in Denver.  He graduated from Sheridan High School in 1961 and in 1964 joined the Navy.  He spent a year in Viet Nam building runways fo…

Merrill “Gabby” Alan Lane was born December 6, 1949, and died September 3, 2021, at the age 71 due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

Marvin was born on August 19th 1935 in Hemingford, Nebraska and spent his childhood on the family farm in Berea. He drove his 49 Plymouth to Hemingford high school every day where he excelled in football, enjoyed 4-H and graduated in 1953. Marvin married Margaret Houston on April 16, 1960 in…

Duane Raemond Spodyak – “Rae or Doc” Spodyak was born April 23, 1943 in Hinsdale, Illinois to William Jr. and Marguerite (Krausse) Spodyak, and passed away in Conifer, Colorado on July 4, 2021 at age 78.

Robert (Bob) Siemens Sr., 86 of Littleton, Colo. passed away at home with family on Monday Jan. 11, 2021. He was born March 26, 1933 in Denver, Colo. to Etta and Edward Siemens. Bob graduated from South Denver High School and went on to attend the Bible Institute of Los Angeles where he rece…

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Richard Scott Swearingen of Bailey passed away March 24, 2021 at the age of 69. He was survived by his 4 children and 3 siblings.

Pierre Lucien Louis Bastien, 82, of Bailey, Colo., passed away on Jan. 29, 2021, in Palm Harbor, Fla., where he went to be close to family as his malignant brain tumor advanced.

In loving memory of Mark B. Curry, Jr., 96, of Payson, Ariz., who passed away on Jan. 14, 2021.

Margie Wray Nugent Blackman Wright, 82, of Florissant, Colo., passed away April 27, 2021 at Memorial Central Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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Jodie A. Hale, Jr., 51, of Pine, Colo., formerly from Visalia, Calif., passed away on May 5, 2021, due to medical conditions.

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Lynn Marie (Statires) Kram, age 57, of Pine, Colo., passed away in March, in the company of her dogs Mikey and Utay. Born in Boston on March 18, 1964 to Janice Theodore, Lynn was adopted and welcomed into the family of Mona and Nicholas “Chick” Statires of Manchester, N.H.

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Memorial Services for Judy K. Milfs will be held on Saturday, May 15 at 11 a.m. at Crow Hill Bible Church, in Bailey, Colo. A memorial service at the Naponee Wesleyan Church and committal at the Naponee Cemetery will be held at a later date.

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Hugh Williams, a longtime Fairplay resident, passed away April 20, 2021 in Littleton, Colo.

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Jan Hazelbaker was an upstanding member and friend in the community where she worked and owned Delwood Square Liquors in Bailey.

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John Luther Phillips, Jr. passed on March 1, 2021 at the age of 68, due to complications brought on by his lifelong battle with crohn’s disease.

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Karl-Uwe Petersen, 81, of Bellevue, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, March 7, 2021.

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Paul Skocypiec passed to our loving heavenly Father on Feb. 12, 2021. Paul was born in 1928 in New Jersey to Paul and Anna Skocypiec.

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Richard “Rick” F. Kursevich was delivered into the arms of the Lord on Feb. 14, 2021, after a brief struggle with cancer.

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Shirley laNell “Nell” Allen was born in Loraine, Texas in 1949. She grew up in west Texas. Her parents were Ralph Edell and Leona Pearl Parker. She grew up with five siblings; Gene, Duwayne, Bub, Dorothy and Norma. She spent summers in Rosco, Texas at her Granny and Grandads. They later move…

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Michael Lester Ryder died Feb. 14, 2021. He was born in Denver, Colo. in 1948. Michael lived in Buffalo Creek, Colo. He was an artist, handy man, and a loving husband.

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Meaghan Marie McBee passed away Jan. 22, 2021, in Fairplay, Colo. She was born to Donald Louis McBee and Barbara Anne Whooley-McBee.

Jerry Adamo passed away on Jan. 23, 2021. He had Alzheimer’s (late stage) and Stage 4 Mantel Cell Lymphoma. Because we had an incredible neighbor, Dan, who is a CNA, and Mount Evans Hospice (a five-star organization), he was able to die peacefully at home. I am forever grateful to both of them.

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In loving memory of Mark B. Curry, Jr., 96, of Payson, Ariz., who passed away on Jan. 14, 2021.

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Harald Ernst “Harry” Peters, Sr., of Bailey, formerly of North Plainfield and Little York, N.J., passed away at age 81 peacefully, at home.  Born in Germany, he was the son of the late Karl and Rosa Peters.

Keith D. McGuire, Jr. a long time resident of Bailey, Colo. passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas at the age of 88.

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