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Monday, August 19, 2019

‘Voices & Thoughts’ Archives

Waiting For Hitler

By Mel Gurtov If there is one thing I have learned as a political analyst, it is that there is no such thing as "never again." Use of weapons of mass destruction against civilians as well as soldiers? Widespread hostility toward immigrants? Ethnic cleansing and genocide? Putting autocrats in power by popular vote? A US president who is antidemocratic, criminal, and uncaring about human rights? And now, how about a new Hitler in the heart of Europe? Seems inconceivable, but a ... Full Story

Obituary: Bernice M. Longley

Bernice M. Longley August 12, 1921 ~ October 1, 2018 Bernice Marie Huppe Longley was born on her mother's birthday, Aug. 12, 1921, to Wm. F. Huppe and Mary Beth Lehmann Huppe, at their home 5 miles SW of Berthoud, Colorado. She graduated in 1939 from Berthoud High School as valedictorian, with the highest grade point average on record for Berthoud High. She attended the University of Colorado, where she won the Beta Alpha Psi award for the highest grade in the School of Accounting. ... Full Story

Obituary: Max M. Marr

Max M. Marr, 85 of Loveland, formerly of Berthoud, passed away on October 5, 2018. He was born at home in Norfolk, Nebraska on July 21, 1933 to Clinton J. and Gertie Marr. He had a older brother C. J., and spent a lot of time with him, especially working horses, and showing them. His family moved to Hastings, Nebraska when Max was in elementary school. Max graduated from Hastings High School in 1951 and played football and baseball throughout those years. He completed two years at ... Full Story

Obituary: Garran “Gary” David Ryan

  Garran “Gary” David Ryan, 57, of Berthoud, Colorado, passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 9. Gary was born on August 3, 1961 in Minot, North Dakota to David and Josephine Ryan. Gary was a skilled mechanic and worked as the owner and operator of Toys Auto in Berthoud. Gary had a love for cars, fishing, friends and family. He had an infectious laugh and always had a smile. Gary was good, kind and had a heart of gold. He would always go out of his way to help anyone ... Full Story

Obituary: Thomas J Aron, III

  Aron, Thomas J,. III Aug 18, 1939 - Aug 8, 2018 Thomas J. Aron III , age 78, died in Berthoud. Tom was born to Thomas J. Aron, Sr. and Lucile Beals Aron of Crete, Nebr. He married Ann Zeilinger in David City, August 18, 1963 (Divorced 1993). Tom was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Charles E. Aron; and two of his nephews. Tom is survived by his three sons, Richard, Edward, and John, their wives; four grandchildren; one nephew; two nieces and their families. Tom ... Full Story

Obituary: John Mahlon Callahan

  It is with great sadness that the family of John Mahlon Callahan announces his sudden passing on Monday, September 3, 2018. He was 66 years old. John was born on February 15, 1952 in Phillipsburg, Pennsylvania. He was the son of John “Jack” Mahlon Callahan and Helen Marie (Lukach) Callahan, who preceded him in death. After graduating Oxford High School in Michigan in 1970, John began a long-time career in construction and finish carpentry. He was a traditional, hard-working ... Full Story

Obituary: Gary Robert Baird

  Gary Robert Baird, 73, of Berthoud, Colorado, passed in Loveland on Wednesday Sept. 5, 2018. He was born September 5, 1945 in Belloite Kansas, to Robert and Iola Baird. He attended schools in his early years in the Belloite, Kansas and Brighton, Colorado areas and later in the Loveland area.   Gary spent his entire adult life in the northern Colorado area. He married the love of his life Katherine “Katie” Betz on March 9, 1965 at the Betz family farm east of Berthoud. ... Full Story

Obituary: Kathlyn Ann Adler

Kathlyn Ann Adler, 89, of Berthoud, Colorado passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday morning, September 5, 2018. Kathlyn was born on March 11, 1929 in Denver, Colorado to Rosell Hacker and Margaret Brossman. During her early years, Kathlyn attended school in Denver and later married Robert LeRoy Adler. Kathlyn enjoyed being a member of the Rebekah Lodge for many years and spending time with her grandchildren and Scooby. Kathlyn is survived by a son Robert D. Adler of Loveland; a ... Full Story

Obituary: Anneliese (Lisa) Zimmerman

  Anneliese (Lisa) Zimmerman, 88, of Berthoud, passed away peacefully on August 24, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society – Loveland Village. She was born on April 22, 1930 in Gevelsberg, Germany to Louis and Anna (Jeglinski) Dohle. Anneliese, while working as a secretary for the US Army Engineers in Germany, wrote a letter to Rocky Mountain News Columnist Molly Mayfield wanting to find an American pen-pal (and ultimately hoped to find a sponsor to help her immigrate to America). ... Full Story

Schooley – Becker Engagement

On a beautiful spring day at Phoenix International Raceway, he was down on one knee, excited to begin the rest of their lives...And she said YES! Randall and Jennifer Schooley of Greeley, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Krystin Kathleen Schooley, to Deven Duane Becker, son of Duane Becker and Barb Whaley of Loveland, and Tisha McRae-Dwyer and Kevin Dwyer of Ft. Collins.  The couple will begin their journey together on June 2, 2019 at Stove Prairie Ranch in ... Full Story

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