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Obituary: Michael Caselton

Obituary: Michael Caselton

A casual get together will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at the Spindler Home at 12439 Rock Lane in Longmont, from 1pm-4pm,   Michael Joseph Caselton, 58, long time resident of Berthoud, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Pathways Hospice Care Center in Loveland. He was born December 19, 1957 in Alton, Illinois to Marvin and Shirley (Baecht) Caselton. After high school, he served his country in the U.S. Marines. He married Nancy Zimbleman on November 24, 1984. He enjoyed ... Full Story

On This Day: December 9, 1992

U.S Marines storm Mogadishu, Somalia On this day in 1992, 1,800 United States Marines arrive in Mogadishu, Somalia, to spearhead a multinational force aimed at restoring order in the conflict-ridden country. Following centuries of colonial rule by countries including Portugal, Britain and Italy, Mogadishu became the capital of an independent Somalia in 1960. Less than 10 years later, a military group led by Major General Muhammad Siad Barre seized power and declared Somalia a socialist state. A ... Full Story