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.

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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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Gloria Jean Brody, Jean, was born in Brunswick, Ga., on Dec. 7, 1931, to Luby and Marion Peters. She was the oldest of three children. Jean was raised in several places in Georgia and Florida.

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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.

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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