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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Posts Tagged ‘berthoud’

Obituary: Merry Belle Johnson

Obituary: Merry Belle Johnson

JAN. 5, 1965 – MAY 3, 2019 Merry Belle Johnson, 54, died May 3, 2019, at her home in Berthoud, Colorado. Merry was born in 1965 in Newport, Oregon, to parents William and Mary Bonnicksen. Merry was a graduate of San Mateo High School and attended two years at the College of San Mateo. Merry was a loving mother to her son, Jonathan, and loving wife to her husband, Glenn. After working in management at Dynasty (a solar installation company in California) and manager of photographers for ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter: April 2019

Berthoud Police Blotter: April 2019

Monday, April 1 Theft / Trespass: Harebell Street, garage doors, windows and siding were stolen from new construction in the Heron Lakes development. Suspicious Circumstances: 5th Street, a resident was watching her grandkids and she went to pick them up from school. Another girl (1st grader) went up to her and said she was all ready for a sleepover, but she knew nothing about it. The girl had a suitcase with her and she called her daughter to see if they were supposed to have ... Full Story

Obituary: Joyce A Laffoon

Obituary: Joyce A Laffoon

Joyce Bleil Laffoon, 86, passed away on March 15, 2019. Born in Chicago, Illinois on Mother’s Day, May 8, 1932, she was the oldest child of Walter and Leona Bleil. Joyce was joined by sister Elinor and brother Leonard and spent her formative years in Oskaloosa, Kansas where her parents owned and ran a grocery store. Upon graduating from high school, and after a short stint of office work in Topeka, Joyce moved to Denver where she soon met and married James “Jim” Laffoon. ... Full Story

Star Night, April 2019

Star Night, April 2019

The speaker for this evening will be Dr. John Spencer from Southwest Research Institute in Boulder and the title of his talk will be “The Furthest Flyby: New Horizons Visits Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69”. On January 1, 2019, deep in the Kuiper Belt a billion miles beyond Pluto, the New Horizons spacecraft flew past the small object 2014 MU69, nicknamed Ultima Thule, making MU69 the most distant object ever visited by a spacecraft.  New Horizons revealed MU69 to be a ... Full Story

Obituary: Roger Duane Morrison

Obituary: Roger Duane Morrison

JULY 7, 1946 ~ MARCH 21, 2019 (AGE 72) Roger Morrison 72, passed away in his home on March 21, 2019. He and Evangeline (Hernandez) shared 51 years of marriage. Born in Arnold, Nebraska to Eloise Mae (Blixt) and Ralph Preston Morrison. He was the youngest of four children. His arrival being most celebrated by his sister Dorothy, who would ask each year for a baby doll for Christmas. Rogie (as she lovingly called him) arrived when she was ten, to her utter ... Full Story

LTO March Star Night

LTO March Star Night

The speaker for this evening will be LTO volunteer and co-author of SkySafari, Bill Tschumy. Amateur astronomy is in many ways an intellectual pursuit.  What may look like a faint smudge in the telescope only comes alive when you truly grasp what it is you are looking at. Bill’s talk will introduce you to the wonders of the night sky.  He will help you understand the size, distance, location and physical properties of those objects you can see through the telescope.  He will ... Full Story

Obituary: Edward John Nau

Obituary: Edward John Nau

Edward Nau was born on November 5, 1920, in Duluth, Minnesota, the son of Gottfried and Elizabeth (Nee: Leonhardt) Nau, immigrants from Bavaria, Germany. His family moved from Duluth to Waukesha, Wisconsin, where Edward finished school, helped his father and brothers with the family automobile repair business, and worked on the family farm, alongside his 7 brothers and 1 sister. In October of 1942 Edward enlisted at Fort Sheridan, Illinois in the U.S. Air Force and was sent to Keesler ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: February 2019

Berthoud Fire Calls: February 2019

Incident Activity Feb. 1-10, 2019 Friday, February 1 Berthoud Squad 11 was dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a lift assist. Saturday, February 2 Berthoud Fire responded to the Derby Grill for a 50-year-old man who had fallen and hit his head. TVEMS assumed patient care. Sunday, February 3 BFPD responded to S. Cty Road 23 for a vehicle that had gone through a fence. TVEMS assumed patient care and Colorado State Patrol cleared Berthoud Fire from the scene. ... Full Story

LTO Star Night, February 2019

LTO Star Night, February 2019

The speaker for this evening will be Prof John Bally from the CU Boulder, (john.bally@colorado.edu). New observations with ALMA, CARMA, adaptive optics, and space-based observatories are changing our understanding of star and planet formation. He will use multi-spectral images to zoom-in from the visual view of the Winter sky into the infrared to radio views of the star-forming cloud located immediately behind the Orion Nebula. About 550 years ago, a compact group of massive stars ... Full Story

Obituary: Richard Irvin Currier

Obituary: Richard Irvin Currier

Richard Irvin Currier passed away on January 11, 2019 at McKee Medical Center in Loveland. He was 73 years old. Richard was born on September 27, 1945 in Friend, Nebraska to Ralph and Sarah (Brown) Currier. He graduated from Seward High School in 1963 and then attended Nebraska Wesleyan University. Richard then went to work for the Burlington Northern Railroad in Lincoln. In June of 1969 he enlisted in the United States Navy, serving with the Seabees and as a Navy recruiter ... Full Story

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