Aldean Kline was born Oct. 14, 1920, here in Steamboat Springs. She was a rancher and housewife on the lower Elk River and very active in the close community. She was a 4-H leader and member of TOPS.
She is survived by her sister, Naomi Arnold; sons Gary and Jim Kline; and her daughter, Genita Perkins; her best friend, Marge Kelton; and stepchildren Shauna Watterson and Todd Liton. She also has 12 grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was at 11 a.m. April 23, 2002, at the Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations for a memorial in her name. Donations can be sent to Community First National Bank in care of Joan Ihrig, P.O. Box 772948, Steamboat Springs, 80477.
Gregory R. Forbes
Gregory R. "Greg" Forbes, 30, of Hayden, died April 20, 2002, at his home.
He was born June 28, 1971, in Laramie, Wyo., the son of Robert "Bob" Forbes and Cheri (Uphoff) Forbes Burnell. Greg owned his business, Forbes Horseshoeing, out of Hayden. He attended farrier school in Bozeman, Mont. He was involved with the Jackson County Rodeo Club and 4-H, the Yampa Valley Cutter & Chariot Racing Association and was a master woodworker. Greg worked for different ranchers during the summers in the Walden area when he was younger.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Cheri and Jerry Burnell of Berthoud; his father and stepmother, Bob and Claudia Forbes of Denver; his brother, Michael Forbes of Loveland; his sister, Kristy Forbes of Hutchinson, Kan.; his children, Kody, Krysta and Karyn; paternal grandmother Helen Forbes of Englewood; maternal grandmother Betty Seifried of Sterling; a nephew, Nathan; and a niece, Ashley.
Memorial services were held at the North Park Community Church in Walden. The Rev. Eloise Saltzgaver officiated. Peterson Funeral Home of Steamboat assisted the family with the arrangements.
Edythe Lysle Winberg
Edythe Lysle Winberg Nay died April 4, 2002, in the Los Alamitos West Convalescent Hospital in Los Alamitos, Calif. She was 85.
She was born June 19, 1916, in Sargent, Neb., then moved to Craig where her parents homesteaded. The family later moved from Craig to Sterling, where Edythe attended grade school, and then on to Fort Collins, where she graduated from high school.
Upon graduation she worked as a stenographer in Fort Collins and later qualified for a position in the Government Farm Security Administration. Edythe worked in its office in Fort Collins and then was transferred to Steamboat Springs, where she became well known, liked and respected by the local ranchers, business people and bankers of Routt County.
Here she met and married Routt County resident and bank employee, Sam. W. Nay II. She traveled from post to post to be with her husband, who was drafted into the Air Force during World War II. Sam W. Nay III was born during this time. Edythe was a Sunday school teacher and den mother. She was a life member of the Business and Professional Beta Sigma Phi sorority. She became a registered parliamentarian in the National Association for Parliamentarians and did parliamentary law consulting.
She is survived and will be sadly missed by her husband, her sister, Josephine Varra of Fort Collins, three nieces and two nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, Sam Nay III, and interned beside him in Rose Hills Park in Whittier, Calif.
Memorials in Greg's name may be sent to the Yampa Valley Cutter & Chariot Racing Assoc., P.O. Box 771016, Steamboat Springs, 80477.
Robert Anthony Makovec
Robert Anthony Makovec, 44, of Steamboat Springs died at his home early Tuesday, March 19, 2002, of a cerebral hemorrhage.
Graveside services and burial will take place at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Stetsonville, Wis., at a later date.
He was born Jan. 12, 1958, at Marshfield to Eugene F. and Orvilla A. (Boehlen) Makovec. He married Rebekah DeWald June 29, 1979, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Auburndale. They later divorced.
His education took place at St. Mary's School, Colby and St. Mary's School, Auburndale, then at Auburndale High School. After high school he spent some time in New Mexico before returning to Wisconsin. He spent several years in Eau Claire, taking a few college courses and working in painting and construction. In the late 1980s, he moved to Colorado, where he worked in Denver as a steel stud framer/drywall hanger until 1992 then moving to Oak Creek and finally Steamboat Springs.
Bob was a voracious reader, an avid pool player and a huge fan of the Denver Broncos and the Green Bay Packers.
Besides his parents, Bob is survived by one daughter, Zoe DeWald of Carrboro, N.C.; nine brothers and sisters: Gerard (Barbara) Makovec of Fontana, Wis., Thomas (Peggy) Makovec of Stratford, Wis., Stephen Makovec of Dayton, Ohio, Mary (Verlyn) Schalow of Marshfield, Wis., Ivan Makovec of Spring Lake Park, Minn., Therese (Thomas) Kaletka of Belle Plaine, Minn., Eugene (Betsy) Makovec of Kirkwood, Mo., Agnes Makovec of Denver and Francis (Angela) Makovec of Unity, Wis.; 25 nieces and nephews plus a great-niece and a great-nephew also.
Bob also has had many friends in Denver and the Yampa Valley and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.