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Obituary: Anne Allison Anderson

Obituary: Anne Allison Anderson

Anne Allison Anderson May 13, 1929 - August 23, 2022 Anne Allison Anderson, a longtime resident of Loveland, passed away on August 23, 2022 at the age of 93. Anne was born in Moscow, Idaho on May 13, 1929 to John and Ruth Howard. She spent her early years in Moscow and Salt Lake City, Utah. Her family moved to Boulder, where she graduated from Boulder High School and later the University of Colorado. After World War II, her father was deployed to Italy and the family relocated to Rome. She ... Full Story

Obituary: Alice Mae Brewer

Obituary: Alice Mae Brewer

Alice Mae (Woellhof) Brewer, of Berthoud, passed away on August 13, 2022, after a short illness and just shy of her 85th birthday. Her devoted family and unwavering faith comforted her as she slipped away into the arms of her Savior. Alice was born on August 18, 1937, to Oscar and Florence Woellhof in Clay Center Kansas. Her family relocated to the front range of Colorado in the early 1950's, and she graduated from Berthoud High School in 1955. Alice married K. L. Brewer in 1957; they later ... Full Story

Obituary: Stacy Ann Lengner

Obituary: Stacy Ann Lengner

Stacy Ann LengnerMay 4, 1963 - July 26, 2022 Stacy Ann Lengner,  passed away suddenly in her home in Berthoud, at the age of 59,  on Tuesday, July 26 2022. Stacy was born in Loveland, Colorado to Larry and Myrta Melton. She graduated from Berthoud High School in 1981, then received an associates degree in office secretarial from Aims Community College in 1983. She married Donald Lengner, the love of her life in 1988 and then they shared two children, Jamie and Nichole. Stacy and Don were ... Full Story

Obituary: Robert Neil Justice

Obituary: Robert Neil Justice

August 31, 1944 - June 22, 2022 Robert (Bob) Justice was born on Aug. 30, 1944, in Portsmouth, Ohio to Ruey Aubrey Justice and Clarice (Stidham) Justice. He lived on a farm in South Webster, Ohio, then moved to Oak Hill, Ohio until 1960 when the family relocated to Denver, Colo. He attended Thomas Jefferson High School and was an outstanding guard on the football team. Bob had the uncanny ability to fix almost anything that had moving parts. He often fixed things no one else could. He ... Full Story

Obituary: Myra Jean Lebsack

Obituary: Myra Jean Lebsack

Myra Jean Lebsack, 83, passed peacefully on Saturday, May 28 in Fort Collins, Colorado. A celebration of Myra’s life will be held on Friday, June 17, 2022 at 3:00 pm at the Faith Church of Windsor, 1020 Walnut Street, Windsor, Colorado. Myra was born April 30, 1939 to Adam and Marie Sterkel. She was one of six children and attended Berthoud High School. Myra met John Lebsack in church in 1955 and they were married November 3, 1956. They lived on a farm between Berthoud and Johnstown for ... Full Story

The Forgotten

The Forgotten

By: Marcel Gemme This Memorial Day one way to honor the memory of those who fought for our country is to bring attention to the struggles of our current veterans. It's not hard to imagine how military duty can lead to mental health issues, but what many don't realize or fully appreciate is the crisis that veteran suicides have become. The annual number of Veteran suicide deaths has exceeded 6,000 each year since 2008. Something that's only now beginning to be understood is the strong link ... Full Story

Republican Lies About the Culture Wars

Republican Lies About the Culture Wars

  From the Boston Globe by Teresa Hanafin I know you are but what am I: It can be head-spinning to try to keep up with which silly culture war Republicans are going to launch next to distract voters away from the fact that they have no policy ideas. So they gnash their teeth when M&M candy characters switch from high heels to sneakers and rend their garments when companies publicly oppose hateful laws aimed at LGBTQ people. But their favorite tactic, honed to perfection by their cult ... Full Story

Republican War on Freedom

Letter to the Editor from the Tampa Bay Times Republicans have always touted that they were the party of less government. When did they become the party of more government? All about banning or limiting? Limit Disney, limit books, limit voting rights, limit masks, limit vaccines, limit women’s rights, limit gay rights, limit teachers’ rights, limit Black representation, limit local government control, limit school boards’ rights and limit solar energy. Republicans want to make our ... Full Story

Obituary: Anna Lenahan

Obituary: Anna Lenahan

Anna Marie Eldridge Lenahan, 77, passed away peacefully at Cariad Village Creek Assisted Living in Plano, Texas on March 19, 2022. A long-time resident of Loveland, Colo., Anna moved to Plano in 2020. Anna was born on December 14, 1944 to Marvin Lee Eldridge and Freda Marie Mensch Eldridge in Leavenworth, Kan. She was raised by her mother and stepfather, Eul Estes Fulks. Anna graduated from Eudora High School, Eudora, Kan., in 1962, and married her high school sweetheart, James Michael ... Full Story

Obituary: Cleon L Wilson

Obituary: Cleon L Wilson

Cleon L. Wilson October 29, 1927 - March 27, 2022 Cleon L Wilson, age 94, passed peacefully on March 27, 2022. Born October 29, 1927, in Boulder, Colorado. He was the oldest son of the late Charles W. Wilson and Iva M. Wilson. He graduated from Maplewood Academy in 1945. He married Alma Ostermiller on June 27, 1948 and the couple had one son, Larry D Wilson. Cleon is survived by his son, Larry D. Wilson of Berthoud; his grandson, Jeremy and wife Wendy of Berthoud; his grandson, Trenton and ... Full Story

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