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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Loveland’

Premier Gymnastics: Roctoberfest

Premier Gymnastics: Roctoberfest

By Wendy Kenner October 11, Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies competed in the 2014 AGA Rocktoberfest. The gymnastics meet was hosted by Adrenaline Gymnastics on October 4 and 5. The Level 3 and Level 4 teams placed 2nd in the team competition. The Level 5 team placed 5th in the team competition. There were several top 5 individual finishes as well. In the Level 3 Child Division, Lauren Jacobson placed 5th on Vault, 1st on Bars, 2nd on Beam and Floor. She won the All-Around with a score ... Full Story

Obituary: Lyle Dean Ellis

Obituary: Lyle Dean Ellis

November 9, 1921 – September 1, 2014 Lyle Dean Ellis quietly passed away Monday, September 1, 2014 at the age of 92 at home surrounded by family. Lyle was born in Norton County, Kansas on November 9, 1921 to Mary Velma Higgins and John Elmer Ellis. He lived in Norton with his parents and his brother Chester “Chet” and his sister Lucille. The family moved north of Anton, Colorado in 1930. Lyle attended the Arickaree School and was raised on the family farm where he learned to farm, tend ... Full Story

Obituary: Harold Roland Eckhardt

Obituary: Harold Roland Eckhardt

    Harold Roland Eckhardt, 87, of Berthoud passed away on September 22, 2014 at the Medical Center of the Rockies. He was born February 16, 1927 in Greeley, Colorado to Pauline Eckhardt and Henry Meyer. He married Earlene Faye Nicks on June 11, 1950 in Johnstown, Colorado. Harold worked for Kerchoff Construction a few years and Pinkard Construction as a Superintendent for 33 years. He was a member of the Loveland Elks, a member of Sweetheart Sam's Camping Club, and a ... Full Story

2014 CGI Autumn Classic

2014 CGI Autumn Classic

Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies By Wendy Kenner Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies competed in the 2014 Autumn Classic. The meet was hosted by Colorado Gymnastics Institute in Aurora on September 13 and 14. In the team competition, the Level 3 team won first place. The Level 4 team placed 5th in the team competition, and the Level 5 team placed 3rd. There were several top 5 finishes on the Level 3 team. In the Child Division, Lauren Jacobson placed 1st on Uneven Bars, 2nd on Balance ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies

  2014 Season Opener By Wendy Kenner September 15, 2014 Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies hosted the 2014 Season Opener Compulsory Gymnastics Meet. The meet was held at Loveland High School on September 6 and 7. The Level 3, 4 and 5 teams from Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies all competed at this season’s first meet. The Level 3 team won 1st place, the Level 4 team placed 4th and the Level 5 team took 3rd place. There were several top 5 finishes on the Level 3 team. In the ... Full Story

Obituary: Ruby V. Wkoff

Obituary: Ruby V. Wkoff

    Ruby V. Wykoff (96) died September 6, 2014 at Loveland Good Samaritan Village. Ruby was born March 16, 1918 in Ness City, Kansas to Rudolph and Ellen E. (Kinsinger) Kopper. She married Charley T. Wykoff on March 20, 1938 in Ness City. They were married 70 years. On the day they were married, they moved to rural Berthoud. They often said that, since they never went back, they were still on their honeymoon. They operated their own dairy farm in until their retirement. They ... Full Story

Obituary: James Laffoon

Obituary: James Laffoon

James J. Laffoon, of Berthoud and recently of Loveland, died August 20, 2014 at McKee Medical Center in Loveland. He was 89-years-old. Jim was born November 6, 1924 in Woodrow, Colorado to Ross Morton Laffoon and Bessie Canatsey Laffoon. He grew up on a farm on the eastern plains of Colorado and later moved to Aurora where he graduated from William Smith High School. Jim served in the US Army, from 1943 until 1946, and played euphonium in the Army band. The first time he met Joyce Bleil at a ... Full Story

Obituary: Maria Carol Cannova

Obituary: Maria Carol Cannova

  Maria Carol Cannova, 69, of Loveland, passed away on July 17, 2014 in Loveland. Maria was born on Christmas Day 1944 in Queens, New York to Antonio and Maria (Luisi) Cannova. She grew up in Mastic Beach, Long Island, New York and graduated from Mercy High School. Maria moved to Colorado in 1972 and has lived in Arizona for the last 10 years prior to moving back to Loveland. She retired from Miniscribe in Longmont where she worked as an Engineer Tech. Maria enjoyed camping, ... Full Story

Obituary: George Becker Botterill

Obituary: George Becker Botterill

  George Becker Botterill of Loveland, Colorado passed away suddenly at home on August 7, 2014. George was born October 26, 1947 in Denver, Colorado to John Robert Botterill and Helen Josephine (Becker) Botterill. He lived in Denver until 1961 when the family moved to Berthoud, Colorado. After graduating from Berthoud High School in 1965, George entered the U.S. Army and served his country in the Vietnam War. He was an avid sportsman, highly respected heavy equipment operator, loving ... Full Story

Big Oil attacking the Anti-Fracking movement

Big Oil attacking the Anti-Fracking movement

  By Gary Wamsley   I received a large green card in the mail yesterday. It proclaimed that “Local Control of Energy is Bad for Colorado.” The card was paid for by Energy Citizens. This card immediately raised several red flags for me. First, the large size of the card means that it costs considerably more to mail than a standard postcard. That means that whoever Energy Citizens is, it is well financed, unlike most actual citizen groups I have been associated ... Full Story

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