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Thursday, December 8, 2016

‘Voices & Thoughts’ Archives

Obituary: David Damaciao Sanchez

Obituary: David Damaciao Sanchez

David Damacio Sanchez, 61, passed away on October 20, 2015 with family at his side. David was born August 13, 1954 in Brush, Colorado to Damacio Sanchez and Wilma Brunker Sanchez. They moved to Berthoud where David grew up. David enjoyed spending time in the outdoors, hunting, and fishing. He also enjoyed watching movies and spending time with family. While in Berthoud David worked for Dan’s Trailer Supply, Continental Colorado Steel & Wire, and Universal Forest Products. David is ... Full Story

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This Morning, 7th Church Near Ferguson Burned Down In

This Morning, 7th Church Near Ferguson Burned Down In Wave of Arson

By Sabrina Joy Stevens Predominantly black churches in North St. Louis, Missouri, which is near Ferguson, have been targeted by one or possibly more arsonists in the past 11 days. St. Louis and the surrounding region have been home to a resurgence of new-era Civil Rights organizing in the wake of the 2014 killing of Mike Brown by Ferguson police. The Ferguson uprising is credited with launching the nationwide #BlackLivesMatter movement. This recent string of arsons is the second wave ... Full Story

Obituary: Richard “Rick” McCaffrey

Obituary: Richard “Rick” McCaffrey

Richard "Rick" McCaffrey born October 21, 1952 to Richard and Irma McCaffrey in Edinburgh, Scotland, died at the age of 62 on October 17, 2015.  Rick grew up as an Air Force child and lived all over the U.S. and Europe before settling in Berthoud. He is survived by wife Janet; daughters Heather and Balina; grandson Leeland; mother Irma McCaffrey; grandmother Rosalee Cates; brother Pat McCaffrey; and sisters Joann Biros and Diane Kirchgesler. One of his greatest enjoyments besides Harley ... Full Story

Obituary: Donald Eugene Jones

Obituary: Donald Eugene Jones

Donald Eugene Jones, 60, of Berthoud, Colorado died Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at the Berthoud Living Center after a life with Multiple Sclerosis. Donald was born on May 17, 1955 in Longmont, Colorado to Thomas and Joyce Jones. He grew up in Berthoud, Colorado, and attended local schools. Donald earned a BS in Aeronautical Engineering from Colorado State University in 1977 and MS in Astronautical Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology Engineering. He joined Air Force ROTC at ... Full Story

Obituary: Norlen “Sandy” Sandy

Obituary: Norlen “Sandy” Sandy

Norlen “Sandy” Sandy of Berthoud, Colorado died October 14, 2015 at Sierra Vista Healthcare Center in Loveland. He was born on September 30, 1934 in Berthoud to Ruthe (Van Glader) Fintel. Sandy spent all of his life in Berthoud, graduating from Berthoud High School in 1954. In 1971 he married Linda Cline in Loveland. Sandy worked for phone companies for 42 years and enjoyed football, gardening, lawn work and dogs. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren. Sandy is ... Full Story

Obituary: Richard “Dick” Essig

Obituary: Richard “Dick” Essig

April 15, 1961 ~ October 7, 2015 Dick Essig, 54, of Berthoud, passed away October 7, 2015. Dick was born on April 15, 1961 in Denver, to Robert and Ethel (Sutherland) Essig. Dick graduated from East High School in Denver where was a member of the Boy Scouts and the All-State Band, playing the baritone. He graduated from Colorado State University with a bachelor’s degree in engineering. Dick married Susan Kintzley on March 3, 1989. Dick was employed by Bestop, Inc. for 30 years, ... Full Story

Obituary: Betty Ruth Markham

Obituary: Betty Ruth Markham

Betty Ruth (Deaver) Markham was born in Vinita, Oklahoma on September 30, 1923 to Dwight and Inez (Adamson) Deaver. During her younger years she lived in Miami, Oklahoma, later moving to Mead, Colorado to attend Mead High School where she graduated in 1942. On December 2, 1942 Betty married the love of her life, Willard G. Markham, at First Lutheran Church in Longmont, Colorado. They were married 66 years until his death in 2008. Betty and Willard moved from Longmont to their farm in Berthoud ... Full Story

Obituary: Don Jones

Obituary: Don Jones

Born In Berthoud Jan 26, 1925 Don attended his High School in Arvada and he graduated High School in 1943. After graduating, he and his family moved back to Berthoud until he joined the Army in 1944, where he served in WWII as a truck driver from 1944 – 1946. He was one of the first to land on the island of Japan with the 41st infantry, after the bombing of Hiroshima on August 6th, 1945.Upon his return from the Army, he moved back to his hometown of Berthoud where he met his beautiful soul ... Full Story

Obituary: Milton Lowell Hamann

Obituary: Milton Lowell Hamann

Milton Lowell HamannJanuary 25, 1927 ~ September 14, 2015Milton L. Hamann of Longmont, died September 14, 2015 at Life Care Center of Longmont. He was 88 Years old. He was born January 25, 1927 in Leigh, Nebraska to Henry Alexander and Freida Marie (Claussen) Hamann. He grew up on farms in Montana and Nebraska. He attended high school in Grand Island, Nebraska.He married Vivian V. Lett on September 3, 1950 in Holyoke, Colorado. They moved to Arvada and then to Longmont in 1967. They were ... Full Story

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