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Monday, December 5, 2016

Posts Tagged ‘colorado’

No on Amendment 71

  Amendment 71 benefits special interests with financial backing while shutting out average Colorado citizens from the initiative process. It is predominately funded and promoted by the oil and gas industry. Corporations and special interests hungry for more political control are trying to rig our democracy. If the amendment passes, it will become almost impossible for citizens to put ballot initiatives on many issues including education, healthcare, taxes, and protecting the ... Full Story

Sweeney for HD49

Sweeney for HD49

To the Editor, As an Independent voter, I decided to review my options for leadership in the Colorado House of Representatives for District 49. As the Internet seemed to be the best source, I found a debate between the two candidates that was compelling enough to support my voting decision. The Estes Park League of Women Voters sponsored a Candidate Forum on September 22 that conveyed the platforms of both candidates. What was most concerning in this opportunity to hear the ... Full Story

Obituary: Henry ‘Pat’ DeGooyer

Obituary: Henry ‘Pat’ DeGooyer

Henry “Pat” DeGooyer, 82, of Berthoud, Colorado died October 3, 2016 at Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland. He was born July 29, 1934 in Hyde County, South Dakota to Anton and Grace (Karns) DeGooyer. Pat was a graduate of Highmore High School in South Dakota and served in the U.S. Army at the end of the Korean War. On April 6, 1954 he married Vivian Rohm in Custer, South Dakota. Before moving to Berthoud, in 2002, Pat lived in Wyoming for eight years and Rapid City, South Dakota ... Full Story

“Mariano’s Choice” by David M. Jessup

“Mariano’s Choice” by David M. Jessup

  Reviewed by Claudia Young Insomniacs, Rejoice! When bleary-eyed insomniacs gather around their morning coffee to discuss and share their non-sleeping woes, it is usually with sorrow and frustration. “Mariano’s Choice,” by David M. Jessup, will be released this coming Saturday, October 1. This book’s release will change the tone of those insomniac conversations and many others for quite a while, particularly for those of us who live in the areas Jessup so ... Full Story

Obituary: Paul Alan Jones

Obituary: Paul Alan Jones

January 18, 1959 - September 15, 2016 Paul Alan Jones was born on January 18, 1959 and passed on September 15, 2016. Paul passed @ Pathway's Hospice in McKee Medical Center after a month long illness. Paul was born to Thomas C & Joyce N Jones. He attended Berthoud Schools and graduated from Berthoud High School in 1977. He also went to CMC in Leadville and true to the nature of the schools nickname CNSki, he did ski, a lot...there where many powder days. Paul also attended ... Full Story

Obituary: Jason Charles Holden

Obituary: Jason Charles Holden

Jason Charles Holden, “Jay”, a resident of Berthoud, Colorado, died unexpectedly on September 20, 2016 at the age of 43 when struck by a car while road biking in the foothills of Colorado. Jay is survived by his parents, Susan and Charles Holden; his wife, Kari Holden; his children, Sydney Lee and Tyler Jason Holden; and his sisters, Heather and Kedron Holden. Jay was born in Bronx, New York, in August of 1973 and raised on Long Island. He graduated from Colorado State University in ... Full Story

Obituary: Ricardo ‘Rick’ Mendoza

Obituary: Ricardo ‘Rick’ Mendoza

  Ricardo (Rick) Mendoza was born to Rito and Sara Mendoza on April 6, 1955 in New Braunfels Texas, relocating to Loveland/Berthoud area in 1957. Ricardo was raised in Berthoud and attended school there moving to Dacono 25 years ago. He loved his family and children made him smile. He was an avid Bronco fan who loved fishing, playing pool, traveling and spending time with his friends at Jerry D's. Ricardo is survived by his children Steven Martinez (Rebekkah) and Shannon Martinez; ... Full Story

Obituary: George Maxson

Obituary: George Maxson

George Maxson, 70, passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2016. He was born in La Junta, Colorado on February 24, 1946. George graduated from Wasson High School, Colorado Springs in 1964. He was employed by Safeway where he retired after 34 years. He married the love of his life Margaret (Peggy) Schwab on February 14, 1970. They made their home in Berthoud, Colorado where they raised 3 strong girls. George truly loved his family! George is survived by his wife, Peggy. His daughters, Tracy ... Full Story

Obituary: Joyce Mazelle Wilson

Obituary: Joyce Mazelle Wilson

November 26, 1931 - August 25, 2016 Joyce Mazelle Wilson, 84, of Berthoud passed away in Rock Springs, Wyoming on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Deer Trail Assisted Living Center. She was a resident of Rock Springs for the past year and a resident of Berthoud, Colorado for 55 years. She died following a lengthy illness. Joyce was born in Pritchett, Colorado, the daughter of Bruce B. Kenagy and Mable L. Berner Kenagy on November 26, 1931. Her maternal grandmother was Maze Peak, whose ... Full Story

Obituary: Herbert C. Meeker

Obituary: Herbert C. Meeker

June 15, 1931 - August 1, 2016 Herbert Charles Meeker, 85, of Berthoud, formerly of Irving, TX from 1966- 2000, joined His Lord on Monday, August 1, 2016. He was born June 15, 1931, to Max and Bessie Meeker of Maumee, Ohio. Herb earned a B.S. in Chemistry and Geology at Bowling Green State University. A US Air Force Captain, he served as flight navigator in the 60th Fighter Squadron from 1956- 1961. During his career in Texas, he was an Industrial Engineer for Vecta, Bell ... Full Story

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