Obituaries for June 2007

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Edward A. Van Baak

Grand Rapids, Mich., resident Rev. Edward A. Van Baak died peacefully in his sleep May 24, 2007. He was 80. Van Baak has family in Steamboat Springs. Called at a young age to mission work, he graduated from Calvin College ...

Mark L. Williams

Longtime Phippsburg resident Mark L. Williams died May 20, 2007, at the Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs. He was 82. Mark was born May 31, 1924, in Ashland, Ky., to Mark L. and Lillian (McNeal) Williams. The family ...

Sheryl Ann (Myers) Marshall

Longtime Routt County resident Sheryl Ann (Myers) Marshall died May 26, 2007, ending her journey of life. She was 62. Sheryl was born in 1944 to Verna and Jacob Myers. She was born into a pioneer family that had come ...

Doris Florence Franz

Former Clark resident Doris Florence Franz, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, aunt and friend, succumbed to cancer after a brief battle and went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 19, 2007, while staying with ...

Carol K. Gossard

Former Steamboat Springs resident and longtime Colorado arts, historic preservation and medical ethics leader Mrs. Carol Kreusser Gossard died May 22, 2007, in Denver. She was 84. A well-known activist and philanthropist, Mrs. Gossard had lived in Denver for the ...

Grace Ileen Stees Cox

Longtime Steamboat Springs resident Grace Ileen Stees Cox passed away June 1, 2007, in Casper, Wyo. She was 92. Grace was born Aug. 14, 1914, to William and Margaret Cullen Stees in Steamboat Springs. She spent her childhood in Steamboat ...

Henry Hellmers

Steamboat Springs resident Henry Hellmers, professor emeritus of the botany department at Duke University, died June 4, 2007, in Steamboat Springs. He was 91. He was born Sept. 5, 1915, in Palmerton, Pa., to Henry B.C. and Louise H. Hellmers. ...

Robin Olds

Longtime Steamboat Springs resident and legendary U.S. Air Force fighter pilot Brig. Gen. Robin Olds died June 14, 2007, from congestive heart failure, one month short of his 85th birthday. He was 84. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on ...

Forrest Frentress

Longtime Hayden resident Forrest Frentress passed away May 23, 2007, after a long winter with a serious stomach operation and a subsequent battle with pancreatic cancer. His wife, children and most of his grandchildren were with him when he passed ...

Howard Kirby

Longtime Routt County resident Howard Kirby passed away June 12, 2007, surrounded by his family at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs. He was 90. Howard was born and raised on the family ranch on Red Dirt near Toponas. ...

Michael Jack Mosbey

Michael Jack Mosbey, a Craig resident, passed away June 12, 2007, at University Hospital in Denver. He was 34 years old. Memorial services were held June 16 at First Baptist Church. Michael was born June 30, 1972, in Vernal, Utah, ...

Charles Benjamin Howe Jr.

Former Yampa resident and beloved husband, father, grandfather, relative and friend Charles Benjamin Howe Jr., passed away May 30, 2007, at home following a lengthy illness, while surrounded by his family. He was 87. He was born Aug. 23, 1920, ...

Sadie Marie Borroel

Longtime South Routt resident Sadie Marie Borroel died June 13, 2007, at her home in Oak Creek. She was 61. Sadie was born Sept. 10, 1945, in Phippsburg to Carl and Marguerite (Pidcock) Nelson. She was raised in Phippsburg and ...