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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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Berthoud WWII Veterans Visit Washington D.C. Memorial

Berthoud WWII Veterans Visit Washington D.C. Memorial Honoring Service

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder   It was over 60 years ago when 17 year old Frank Macdonald (always known by his middle name, Sam) voluntarily inducted into the Army’s infantry. A short time later he and 186 men of the 4th Division, Company I, were marching through Europe, digging foxholes and trenches, engaging in combat, fighting and dying. Only 13 returned. Last Tuesday, Macdonald and 182 other World War II veterans from Colorado were flown to Baltimore, Md., and from there driven ... Full Story

Obituary: Ronald Alverson

Obituary: Ronald Alverson

Ronald Alverson Born Jan. 7, 1942 in Lincoln, Neb. to Harry and Agnes Alverson, he moved to Colorado in 1957 and graduated from Boulder High School in 1959. He later married Mary Ann (Parrish) Alverson on April 15, 1960 in Boulder. Alverson was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather and soon to be great-grandfather. He was a diligent and dedicated man who loved working with his hands. He was the owner/operator of Mountain View Welding in Longmont. He was a Christian who loved horses, ... Full Story

Obituary: Sam Withrow

Sam Withrow, 68 years young, passed away April 27 at his home in Berthoud. He is survived by his wife Christine, his only child Hope Withrow, and beloved siblings Bud, Paul, Rose, Dick, and Ruth. A celebration of Withrow’s life with family and friends will be held May 30 in Fullerton, Calif. A U.S. Navy burial ceremony will be conducted in San Diego at a later date.

Obituary: Zenda Lee Vella

Zenda Lee Vella died Sunday, April 5 at HospiceCare Center of Boulder and Broomfield Counties following a horse riding accident. She was 55. Born on July 22, 1953, in Longmont, she was the daughter of Richard Lee and Betty Jean Hall. In 1965 her family moved to Tennessee. After graduating high school and receiving her associate degree at Webber College in Florida, Zenda returned to Colorado in 1977. Zenda returned to college at CSU, successfully completing her bachelor’s degree in fashion ... Full Story

Obituary: Cynthia McDonald

Cynthia June Elijah McDonald, 63, of Loveland died April 18 after a bout with cancer. She is survived by her mother June Elijah, daughter Clarissa Norris, son-in-law Todd Norris, and her grandchildren, Tionna, Tinaya and Triston Norris. McDonald lived a very simple life and played wonderfully, by ear, many different instruments, including the keyboard, piano, accordion and harmonica. She especially enjoyed spending time with her many animals and would never let any type of animal go hungry, ... Full Story

Obituary: Katherine Baker

Katherine F. Baker, 84, of Berthoud passed away on April 12 at Pathways Hospice Care in Loveland. She was born Aug. 18, 1924 in Thomson, Ill., to Jerry and Dora (Maring) Wiebenga. She married William Edward Baker on June 13, 1941. She was a nutritionist with the Newport Mesa School District in California and a homemaker. She moved from Costa Mesa, Calif., to Berthoud in October 2002. She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church of Loveland and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed ... Full Story

Obituary: Audrey Zorna

Audrey Zorna, 85, of Berthoud, died March 24, 2009, at Berthoud Living Center. She was born Oct. 1, 1923, in Waterbury, Conn. to Frederick H. and Ruth Spencer (Hotchkiss) Bosworth. Audrey married Joseph R. Zorna on Feb. 1, 1944, and celebrated 65 years of marriage this year. She moved to Boulder in 1966 and lived there until 1984 while working as a nurse in the OB/GYN department at Boulder Community Hospital. She later moved to Berthoud in 2002. Audrey enjoyed collecting stamps and souvenir ... Full Story

Obituary: Martin F. Spiess

Obituary: Martin F. Spiess

Martin F. Spiess of Berthoud, 89, formerly of Loveland, passed away on March 23, 2009. He was born Oct. 15, 1919, in Pleasant Valley, Kan. to Charles G. and Agnes (Miller) Spiess. He worked at Woodward Governor in Fort Collins, where he met Fern Agnes Fangmeier. They were married Feb. 1, 1964 in Fort Collins. He owned and operated Fawn Hallow General Store in the Big Thompson Canyon. Then they moved to Campion and he worked at the Sugar Beet factory in Loveland. In 1974, they moved to Berthoud ... Full Story

Obituary: Frances Kramer

Frances “Fran” Kramer of Loveland died March 21, 2009 at Loveland Good Samaritan Village. She was 90 years old. She was born June 10, 1918 in Chicago, Ill. to Edward and Lena (Sweiter) Schlief. She married George Kramer on June 15, 1936 in Crown Point, Ind. George Kramer passed in 1988. The couple lived in the Denver area for a while, then moved to Homestead, Fla. where the lived for 20 years. They lived in Cody, Wyo. from 1989 to 1993; and have resided in Loveland for the past 16 ... Full Story

Rare Find: Mink

Ken Locke of Berthoud examines what he believes is a dead mink he discovered near the west edge of Highway 287. Locke said he worked at a mink farm in Connecticut when he was a teenager and felt pretty confident in his identification. At 23 inches long and three pounds, the animal fits the size description listed on the Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) for an adult male mink. While there has never been a report of mink in the area, the DOW site lists their range as statewide Photo by Gary ... Full Story

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