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Posts Tagged ‘Wyoming’

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: Marvin Keith Davis

Obituary: Marvin Keith Davis

After a long, very courageous battle with cancer, Marvin Keith Davis aka "Curly" passed away at his home in Berthoud, Colorado, surrounded by the love of his family, on July 19, 2016 at the age of 75. He leaves behind much family and many friends. Marvin was born December 4, 1940 to Robert and Doris Davis in Laramie, Wyoming. At a young age, he moved to Cheyenne. In 1960, he moved to Brooklyn, New York and joined the Glaziers Local Union 1087 in 1961. He was the youngest journeyman and ... Full Story

Obituary: Mary Ann Pond

Obituary: Mary Ann Pond

Mary Ann Pence Pond, 83, passed away on May 17, 2016 at Aspen House in Loveland, Colorado. Mary was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming on April 16, 1933, the daughter of Oscar and Nellie Pence. She spent the first 13 years of her life on her father’s homesteaded ranch northeast of Cheyenne, attending a country school in Chugwater, Wyoming, 22 miles from the ranch and boarded and roomed with an older couple there for grade 6, returning usually to the ranch only on weekends. At the beginning of 7 grade, ... Full Story

Obituary: Mike Warner

Obituary: Mike Warner

  Mike Warner, 66, died November 7, 2012 in Loveland with his family by his side. He was born September 5, 1946 in Cheyenne, Wyoming to Virgil and Irene Warner. He enjoyed fishing; cooking; playing cards and spending time with his many friends and family. Mike is survived by his sisters Connie Rybicki (Bill), Nancy Dreiling (Ken), Peggy Martin (Bill), and brother Andy Warner (Trinity); along with 11 nieces and nephews.  Mike’s love, kindness and humor touched many lives and he will be ... Full Story

Obituary:Clinton Rockwell Jr

Obituary:Clinton Rockwell Jr

Clinton Alvord Rockwell Jr. Mar. 12, 1914 - Dec. 30, 2011 Clinton Rockwell Jr., 97, of El Centro passed away Friday, December 30. He was born March 12, 1914 in Wheatland, Wyoming. Clinton served with the Navy Seabees for 3 years and served in World War II. Following his service, he went on to work as a mechanical engineer for Great Western Sugar Factory in Colorado. He continued on to Rio Grand Railroad before going to work for Martin Merietta. He worked for Martin Merietta for 15 years ... Full Story

On This Day: December 10, 1869

On This Day: December 10, 1869

Wyoming grants women the vote Motivated more by interest in free publicity than a commitment to gender equality, Wyoming territorial legislators pass a bill that is signed into law granting women the right to vote. Western states led the nation in approving women's suffrage, but some of them had rather unsavory motives. Though some men recognized the important role women played in frontier settlement, others voted for women's suffrage only to bolster the strength of conservative voting blocks. ... Full Story

Lander’s Tom Bell Receives RMFU Media Excellence

The Rocky Mountain Farmers Union Media Excellence Award recognizes an outstanding contribution in journalism, publishing or media that furthers the values and goals of Farmers Union in Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming. In 2011, the award is given to Tom Bell, the founder of the bi-weekly High Country News. Tom Bell, a Wyoming cowboy born in Lander, started his environmental newspaper 41 years ago. High Country News is now headquartered in Paonia, Colorado, and Tom Bell is retired. But his ... Full Story

Berthoud Man Indicted For Child Porn

Berthoud Man Indicted For Child Porn

  Berthoud police took Harmon into custody and recovered the stolen vehicle (photo) as reported in the April 26 Recorder "Police Beat."       Berthoud Man Indicted For Child Porn Tried To Fake Own Death BERTHOUD, Colo. (CBS4)- A Federal Grand Jury has indicted a man from Berthoud for child pornography. Investigators claim he tried to fake his own death after learning he was under investigation. The investigation into Rayburn Harmon included Berthoud, Loveland, Laramie, Wyo. ... Full Story

Obituary: Zora June Dean

  Zora June “June Bug” Dean, 83, of Loveland, died November 18, 2011 at The Hillcrest Senior Living Center of Loveland. She was born May 4, 1928 in Evansville, Wyoming to Oscar and Pauline Berry. “June Bug”, as her family called her, enjoyed painting, crafts, sewing and camping. She was a real estate broker and a member of Front Range Christian Church. June moved from Mountain Home, Arkansas to Loveland in November of 2007. June is survived by her son Ricky J. Dean; daughter Viki ... Full Story

Obituary: Roger Lee Gibbons

Obituary: Roger Lee Gibbons

Roger Lee Gibbons, 81, of Berthoud, died on July 12, 2011 at McKee Medical Center in Loveland. Roger was born on July 25, 1929 to Theron Clay and Rosa Leora (Stewart) Gibbons in Worland, Wyoming where he grew up on his family’s ranch. He graduated high school in Worland, and then attended and graduated from the Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa Oklahoma. Roger’s love of flying led him to the United States Air Force Air Training Command where he served as a civilian flight instructor. ... Full Story

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