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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Posts Tagged ‘Longmont’

Toxic… Peanut Butter?

Toxic… Peanut Butter?

By Dr. Sofia Kalkstein Emergency Veterinarian When it comes to peanut butter everyone thinks of the sticky, yummy spread that is loved by all…including our pets, especially our dogs. But there is a new player in town and it is highly toxic to our pets. Of course, it is not the peanut butter that is toxic, and No, dogs have not developed life threatening peanut allergies. These peanut butters are NOT your mainstream brands sold in grocery stores. These peanut butters are sold online ... Full Story

Obituary: Elizabeth “Betty” McMichael

Obituary: Elizabeth “Betty” McMichael

Elizabeth “Betty” McMichael February 15, 1921 ~ October 26, 2015 Elizabeth “Betty” McMichael, 94, of Longmont, passed away October 26, 2015 at The Bridge Assisted Living. Betty was born February 15, 1921 in Stoughton, Wisconsin to Selmer C. and Lulu V. (Osmundson) Larson. Betty grew up the child of a college professor and lived in Wisconsin, North Dakota, Illinois, Minnesota, New York and Iowa.   She graduated from Iowa State Teachers College High School in 1938, Iowa ... 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

Obituary: Melva Jean Webb

Obituary: Melva Jean Webb

Melva Jean Webb of Berthoud, Colorado passed away August 28, 2014 at North Shore Care Center. She was 86 years old. Jean was born in Lake City, Arkansas to John and Clara (Diggs) Carter. She graduated from Greene County High School in Paragould, Arkansas in 1947 and attended business college in Memphis, Tennessee for one year. On April 22, 1953 she married a handsome sailor, Donald D. Webb from Bartley, Nebraska and they lived most of their 61 years of married life in Colorado. Jean worked for ... Full Story

Obituary: Judith Ann Pearce

Obituary: Judith Ann Pearce

Judith Ann “Judy” Pearce of Windsor, Colorado passed away unexpectedly April 15, 2014 at the age 75. Judy was born to Pete and Maxine Baller on June 14, 1938 in Longmont, Colorado. Her ancestors were early pioneers to Longmont and her great grandfather, Amos Millice joined the Chicago Colony helping to form Longmont and was part of the survey crew helping to lay out the town. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, grandparents and other relatives. Judy is survived by her ... Full Story

Flood Rescue in Longmont

Flood Rescue in Longmont

  Loveland woman trapped in submerged car during floods grateful for last-moment rescue Longmont, Mountain View firefighters braved rushing waters to pull her to safety By Pierrette J. Shields Longmont Times-Call   Just two days shy of her 23rd birthday, Erin Brazzil used her cell phone to call her father to tell him goodbye. With the phone gripped tightly to her face she told him that she wouldn't be coming home again, that she was sorry for everything bad she had ever done. Through ... Full Story

Obituary: Phillip Hart, Jr.

Obituary: Phillip Hart, Jr.

Phillip Hart, Jr. January 9, 1918 ~ September 23, 2013 Phillip Hart, Jr. died September 23, 2013 at the age of 95. Phillip was born January 9, 1918 in Berthoud, Colorado to Phillip and Katrina (Burback) Hart. He was baptized and confirmed in the German Congregational Church of Berthoud. Phillip grew up on a farm and worked for an implement dealer before being drafted into the Army in 1942. He was in the first amphibious Engineering Commando that was formed. His unit invaded North Africa on ... Full Story

Spinal Emergencies in Dogs and Cats

Spinal Emergencies in Dogs and Cats

      By Maggie Vandenberg, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology) Neurologist Spinal disease and emergencies occur frequently in our pet dogs and cats. They can occur due to inherited spinal disorders (i.e. intervertebral disc disease), acquired disorders (i.e. inflammatory disease, infection), trauma, or congenital spinal disorders (i.e. caudal occipital malformation, atlantoaxial subluxation). Some disorders occur slowly but some can occur very rapidly and the consequences can be quite ... Full Story

Obituary: Kenneth Roy Krieger

Obituary: Kenneth Roy Krieger

Kenneth Roy Krieger, 74, of Berthoud, passed away Monday, September 2, 2013 in Loveland, Colorado from a heart related illness. Kenny was born January 11, 1939 at the family home in Berthoud to Conrad and Leora (Dreith) Krieger. He graduated from Berthoud High School in 1957. This farm boy found his way to Chicago, where he worked for Midway Airlines and met his future bride, Judith M. Petre of East Aurora, NY. They married October 15, 1960 in Chicago then made their first home in Longmont. ... Full Story

Obituary: Kenneth L. Fox

Obituary: Kenneth L. Fox

   Kenneth L. Fox   June 25, 1926 – April 23, 2013   Kenneth Lee Fox was born in Zenith, Kansas as the last child in a family of 7 children to Gertrude and Fred Fox. He loved to tell that he was born on the birthday of his oldest brother, June 25, 1926. Ken was well respected and very active in his small farm community as an Eagle Scout, and as an athlete in basketball, football and track. When Ken was in 9th grade his parents had to move to find work so he continued to live in ... Full Story

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