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Sunday, July 5, 2015

‘Voices & Thoughts’ Archives

Obituary: Max N Schaal

Obituary: Max N Schaal

He was born Jan 26, 1925 to Newton and Etta Schaal, on a ranch near Limon Colo. Max grew up at the site of the United States Air Force Academy and was a veteran of War II. After being discharged from the Army, he came to Berthoud, and farmed prior to operating a Machining business with Brothers Dale and Jack for fifteen years, doing business with IBM and Hewitt Packard, and later operating a 1600 acre ranch with his Brother Dale at Woodrow, Colo. He married Marjorie Schleiger in 1956 and was ... Full Story

Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse

By: Larimer County Commissioner Steve Johnson You’re 85 years old. You’ve had a stroke and you wake up in a nursing home, alone and confused with a lot of questions. It is likely you will spend the rest of your life in this room, although you don’t want to accept that. Where before you took care of all of your needs and affairs, you are now dependent on strangers. Incapacitated and perhaps with some degree of dementia, you are now at increased risk of abuse, fraud and ... Full Story

What’s wrong in Berthoud?

What’s wrong in Berthoud?

Letter to the Editor: It has come to my attention that the McCarty-Fickel Home in Berthoud is no longer doing monthly luncheons and specialty teas. The Home and its volunteers have an excellent reputation in Northern Colorado for providing unique and fun events each month. No other town or facility has been able to duplicate these events in Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley, Johnstown or any other city. The ambiance and the presentation have been a standard other groups have aspired to ... Full Story

Obituary: Eleanor “Ellie” Finley

Obituary: Eleanor “Ellie” Finley

Beloved mother, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, Eleanor “Ellie” Finley née Lopez/Hughes died peacefully in Loveland Colorado at the magical age of 86. Ellie is survived by her eldest son, William H. Hughes of Loveland, daughter, Maryanne Mesple of Berthoud, sister, Mona Vasquez of Berthoud, and sister, Carmen Fairchild of California. Ellie leaves behind 14 grandchildren; James McGough, Chris McGough, Steven McGough, Michael McGough, Anne Marie Sacks, Billy Hughes, Jamie ... Full Story

Obituary: Richard “Dick” Kenagy

Obituary: Richard “Dick” Kenagy

  Richard “Dick” Kenagy passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Loveland at the McKee Medical Center. Richard Bruce Kenagy was born on April 18, 1928 to Bruce B. and Mabel L. (Berner) Kenagy in Loveland. He graduated from Loveland High School in 1946. Dick continued his education receiving his bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University in 1951. Dick married Alice Jean Higgins in Fort Collins on December 17, 1950. From 1952 to1954 Dick served in the US Army in ... Full Story

The County Commissioners Column

The County Commissioners Column

April is National County Government Month By: Larimer County Commissioner Lew Gaiter III People often are unaware of the roles county government plays in their everyday lives. Often people think cities and counties perform the same functions, and in some areas they do, however there are many functions counties provide both inside and outside city limits. As county commissioners we have heard people tell us they don’t live in the county, they live in one of our wonderful cities or ... Full Story

Obituary: Jerry Pierre Krutar

Obituary: Jerry Pierre Krutar

  Jerry Pierre Krutar died Tuesday, April 14 at his home in Berthoud, Colorado. He was 62 years old. Jerry is survived by his daughter Meisha (Tom Loder), son Graham, granddaughter Samantha, and by her mother, Jennifer Cusanelli. He is also survived by his brother Jon (Diane) Krutar of Ovando, Montana, his sister Janice (Faye) Pittman of Bend, Oregon, his neice Deanna (Ron) Erkenbrecher, Eric (Merridith) Krutar and their children, Chad Krutar, and by Todd (Jackie) Pittman and ... Full Story

Obituary: Lueary L. Rosenburg

Obituary: Lueary L. Rosenburg

Lueary L. Rosenburg, 75 of Loveland, passed away April 13, 2015 at the Berthoud Living Center. Lueary Lyn Hepner was born on June 19, 1939 in Annawan, IIllinois and moved to Loveland when she was 6. She graduated from Loveland High School in 1958. Lueary married Gary D. Sprague on April 11, 1959 and together they had 3 children. She later married Alan L. Rosenburg on Sept. 30, 1988.  Lueary worked in food service at McKee Medical Center for many years. Lueary was an avid reader, ... Full Story

Obituary: Curtis Samuel Wilson

Obituary: Curtis Samuel Wilson

Curtis Samuel Wilson of Loveland, formally of Berthoud, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2015 in Loveland, at the age of 86. Curtis was born on December 23, 1928 to Roy and Mabel Wilson in Stevens County, Kansas. He graduated from Elk City High School in 1947. He then moved on to Colorado to follow construction work. It was then that he met his soulmate, Joyce Kenagy, in Loveland. He was a veteran of the Army and served in the Korean War. After his return from Korea, Curtis married ... Full Story

Obituary: Maxine Hertha Winston

Obituary: Maxine Hertha Winston

Maxine Hertha Winston, 93, a 70-year resident of the Berthoud area, passed away Friday, April 10, 2015. Private graveside services were held at Mountain View Cemetery in Longmont. Maxine was born on December 28, 1921, at Lexington, Illinois to Jasper and Emma (Stinde) Terven. She grew up in the Lexington area where her father farmed. After high school, she attended Illinois State Normal University where she completed a degree in education in 1942. She taught in elementary schools in the ... Full Story

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