Obituaries for September 2007

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Buelah Modine McLimore

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith. II Timothy 4:7 Longtime Hayden resident Buelah Modine McLimore was called to be with the Lord on July 19, 2007, at Yampa Valley Medical ...

Theodore Banasiewicz

Former Steamboat Springs resident Theodore Banasiewicz died surrounded by his loving wife, Lois, and his family at his home in Silver Spring, Md., on Aug. 26, 2007. He was 50. Ted was born in Rome, N.Y., on March 16, 1957, ...

Dorsey Donald "Butch" Driscoll Jr.

Former Hayden resident Dorsey Donald "Butch" Driscoll Jr. lost his four-year battle with Lymphoma cancer on Aug. 24, 2007, at Presbyterian/St. Luke's Hospital with his family by his side. He was 68. Butch was born May 5, 1939, at Presbyterian ...

Elvis Guin

Part-time Routt County resident Elvis Guin of Palisade passed away Aug. 24, 2007, at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction. He was 79. Elvis was born Feb. 13, 1928, to Ward and Madge Guin in Stroud, Okla. He spent his ...

Lois J. Gentile

Former Oak Creek resident Lois J. Gentile died Aug. 20, 2007, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig. She was 74. She was born April 1, 1933, in St. Joseph, Mo., to John and Ethel (Miller) Wright. She was raised and ...

Angel Luque Figueroa

Yampa resident Angel "Al" Luque Figueroa died in a vehicle accident Aug. 23, 2007. He was 68. He was born to Angel and Maria (Luque) Figueroa on Nov. 21, 1938, in Phoenix, Ariz. He graduated from Phoenix Union High School ...

Brenda Burbach

Former Steamboat Springs resident Brenda Burbach passed away Aug. 31 after a long battle with cancer. A memorial service is at 3 p.m. Friday at Palmer Park Pavilion in Colorado Springs.

Robert J. Bumpus

Robert J. Bumpus passed away Aug. 29. Memorial services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association Hospice in care of the Yampa Valley Funeral ...

Henry J. 'Pete' Etzler

Former longtime Steamboat Springs resident Henry J. "Pete" Etzler passed away Aug. 31, 2007, at his home in Fruita. He was 79. Pete was born to Henry Claude and Dora Irene (Pritchett) Etzler on Dec. 14, 1927, in Steamboat Springs. ...

Brenda L. Burbach

Former Steamboat Springs resident Brenda Burbach lost her long fight with cancer Aug. 31, 2007. She is at peace now and without pain. Her beauty was in her soul, and those who knew her loved her. Brenda had made many ...

Bruce Leroy Weng

A memorial service for Oak Creek resident Bruce Leroy Weng is at 11 a.m. Saturday at Soroco High School. Weng passed away at his home in Oak Creek on Tuesday. Memorial donations can be made to the ALS or Northwest ...

Elizabeth M. "Betty" Johnson

Former Oak Creek resident Elizabeth M. "Betty" Johnson passed away Sept. 6, 2007, at her home in Bayfield. She was 84. Betty was born Feb. 7, 1923, in St. Paul, Minn., the daughter of Roland Jay and Lucinda Kathryn (Grover) ...

Jean C. Tufly

Jean Conner was born in Steubenville, Ohio, to Leo and Matilda Conner. As an only child, she moved with her parents when she was very young to Denver and then moved to Clark, where she met and married Hollis Tufly ...

Lore A. Jagger

Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs resident Lore A. Jagger died Sept. 10, 2007, in Colorado Springs. She was 68. Lore has family in Steamboat Springs. She was born Oct. 11, 1938, in Wurzberg, Germany, the daughter of Robert and Anni Schramm. Lore has ...

Charles M. Lubenski

Charles M. Lubenski, a resident of Girard, Pa., died Sept. 21, 2007, at his residence. He was 58. Lubenski has family in Steamboat Springs. He was born June 2, 1949, a son of the late Charles and Helen Emanuele Lubenski. ...

Debra Wasser

Part-time Steamboat Springs resident Debra Wasser passed away Sept. 15, 2007, after a heroic battle against ovarian cancer. She was 49. She was born Feb. 1, 1958. She was the beloved wife of Dr. Michael Wasser of Gem City Bone ...

Anabell Jean Kirby

Former Routt County resident Anabell Jean Kirby died Sept. 13, 2007. She was 81. She was born Aug. 17, 1926, to Dick and Bessie Jones in Kremmling. She had an older brother, Dick, and an older sister, Eloise. Her childhood ...

Blaine Dale Whaley

Longtime Phippsburg resident Blaine Dale Whaley died Sept. 12, 2007. He was 85. Blaine was born Dec. 23, 1921, to James and Jessie Knaus Whaley. Blaine stayed in Routt County all of his life. Growing up, he attended school in ...

Marilyn L. Brotherton

Steamboat Springs resident Marilyn L. Brotherton passed away Sept. 13, 2007, at home with her family after a valiant battle with cancer. She was 59. Marilyn was a devoted wife, an adoring mother of three daughters, a passionate "Nonee" to ...

Edith Kirby

McCoy resident Edith Kirby died Sept. 4, 2007, following a car accident at the intersection of Colorado Highway 131 and Antelope Road near McCoy. She was 91. Edith Ricetta Rossi was born in Oak Creek on Sept. 18, 1915, to ...

Jean Caroline Cowie Morrissey

Steamboat Springs resident Jean Caroline Cowie Morrissey passed away Sept. 9, 2007. She was 75. She was born Feb. 6, 1932, in Westfield, N.J., as an only child to George Cowie III and Muriel Lincoln Cowie. Jean earned her bachelor's ...