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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

‘Voices & Thoughts’ Archives

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, loved to ... 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 Joyce ... 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 area ... Full Story

Obituary: Mary Ann Alverson

Obituary: Mary Ann Alverson

Mary Ann Parrish Alverson, 72, of Loveland, passed away February 28, 2015 at Columbine Centre Avenue Health in Fort Collins. She was born August 29, 1942 in Carey, Texas to Arthur Leo Parrish and Tressie Lavena (Williams) Parrish. She married the love of her life Ronald Lee Alverson on April 15, 1961 in Boulder, Colorado and they enjoyed 48 years together. She was very dedicated to her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She worked in the family businesses, the Boulder Color Center in ... Full Story

Loveland Sales Tax on Food

Loveland Sales Tax on Food

  Should Loveland eliminate its sales tax on food? I say no for three reasons; Elimination would cost the city $6.2 million per year. Elimination would remove the city's most stable revenue source; the only one that will be there for us in good times and bad. Its negative effects can be mitigated. First, how I rate a tax: Is it progressive or regressive, stable or volatile, painful or barely noticeable? Four examples: Income tax:   Progressive and barely noticeable, but volatile. In ... Full Story

Why Civility Matters

Why Civility Matters

By: Larimer County Commissioner Steve Johnson I’m getting to the age where I can look back on several decades of public service and talk about the “good old days.” Old lawmakers love to talk about what the legislature used to be like when they served. A favorite topic is the lack of civility in today’s government and public discourse. While the lack of civility certainly isn’t new, we ought to be concerned about it today because it hampers progress on difficult issues and has a ... Full Story

News from Progress Now Colorado

Gardner votes against recognizing human role in climate change http://kdvr.com/2015/01/21/gardner-votes-against-recognizing-human-role-in-climate-change/ After campaigning successfully last year as a “different kind of Republican,” Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner is under fire from conservationists for voting Wednesday against an amendment stating that humans contribute to climate change, something 69 percent of his constituents believe to be a fact. Fifteen Senate Republicans, including 2016 ... Full Story

Obituary: Amber Tina Brooks

Obituary: Amber Tina Brooks

  Amber Tina Brooks June 5, 1982 – January 11, 2015 Amber Tina Brooks passed away January 11, 2015 at Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland. She was 32 years old. Amber was born on June 5, 1982 in Corona, California to Jeff Shepherd and Karen Dampier. She was raised in California until the age of 7, when she moved to Colorado with her mom. She graduated from Berthoud High School in 2000; and became certified as a C.N.A. through Front Range Community College. On October 20, 2001 she ... Full Story

Obituary: William Fagler

Obituary: William Fagler

William Fagler of Berthoud passed away on January 10, 2015. A Colorado native, he was born near Longmont to Adam and Anna Katherine Fagler in September 1930. He lived in the Longmont/Berthoud area all his life. He farmed with his dad before entering the Army during the Korean War in August 1951. Upon his honorable discharge in May 1953, he began his career as a truck driver. First working for Fred Harsch Lumber Company in Longmont. He completed his driving career by working for St. Vrain Block ... Full Story

Death Notice: Tina Brooks

Death Notice: Tina Brooks

Amber Tina Brooks, 32, of Berthoud, passed away January 11, 2015.  Memorial service will be at 10:00 am, Monday, January 26, 2015 at LifeBridge Christian Church, Longmont.  Full obituary to appear later.

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