Obituaries for January 2008

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Elizabeth Bette Dinius Vaughan

Elizabeth Bette Dinius Vaughan passed away almost one year ago in Burbank, Calif. She was 85. Bette was born in Steamboat Springs in 1921 to Clyde and Eunice Dinius. She was one of seven children who had a wonderful childhood ...

John W. Meyers

Former Steamboat Springs resident John W. Meyers died at his home in Tennessee on Oct. 27, 2007. He was 66. John was born June, 17, 1941, in Memphis, Tenn., and lived much of his life in Steamboat Springs, where he ...

Bert D. "Buzz" George Jr.

Bert D. "Buzz" George Jr. passed away unexpectedly Jan. 5 at Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Milton Mills, N.H. He was 55. Bert was the father of Steamboat Springs residents Andrew George, Bert D. George, Jr., Amanda Sutherland and Tyler Grant. ...

Ann Barney

Steamboat Springs resident Ann Barney passed away Jan. 11, 2008. A celebration of life is at 11 a.m. Jan. 19 at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort. Additional parking will be in the Yampa Valley Medical Center lot, at the Doak Walker ...

Marvin Andrew White

Marvin Andrew White of Fort Collins passed away Jan. 14, 2008. He was 76. Marv was born Sept. 8, 1932, in Lawrence, Kan., the only child of Floyd F. and Rachael M. White. He lived in Lawrence until he finished ...

Lorayne E. Maijala

Lorayne E. "Mickey" Maijala passed away Dec. 30, 2007, at the Doak Walker Care Center in Steamboat Springs. She was 86. Mickey was born April 2, 1921, in Bena, Minn., to Walter and Emma Seelye. In September 1943, Mickey married ...

Mary Ann Franco

Mary Ann Franco died Dec. 26, 2007, at her home in Mack shortly after returning from having spent Christmas with her family in Hayden. She was 63. Mary Ann was born Dec. 7, 1944, in Gilman, the daughter of Jose ...

Raymond Bennett

Former Steamboat Springs resident Raymond Bennett died Jan. 11, 2008, in Bend, Ore. He was 92. Ray was born Nov. 5, 1915, in Condon, Ore. He attended Willamette University and graduated from Oregon State University in 1937. Ray began working ...

Cole Eric Verploeg

Cole Eric Verploeg was born March 10, 1991, in Steamboat Springs to Monica and Eric Verploeg. He attended kindergarten at Strawberry Park and first to sixth grade at Christian Heritage School. He returned to Strawberry Park for middle school and ...

Mark Joseph Stout

Mark Joseph Stout, a 12-year resident of Ottsville, Pa., died suddenly Jan. 15, 2008, as a result of a skiing accident in Steamboat Springs. He was 45. The youngest of 11 children, Mark was born Feb. 9, 1962, in Chestnut ...

Robert E. Conway

Robert E. Conway, of Fort Collins, passed away Jan. 19, 2008, of complications due to cancer. He was 54. Bob's hometown was Greenwich, Conn., but he lived in Fort Collins for the past 30 years, where he was a devoted ...

Jean M. "Pat" Fromm

Steamboat Springs resident Jean M. "Pat" Fromm passed away Jan. 19, 2008, after complications from cancer surgery. She was 84. Pat split her residency between Steamboat Springs and Jefferson, Ohio. She drove across the country with her cat, Peeka, skied, ...

Robert "Bob" Dean Fry

Robert Dean Fry passed away Jan. 22, 2008. He was 55. Bob was born March 16, 1952, to Gilbert and Michelle Fry. As a young boy, Bob spent his summers working on his Uncle Clarence Wheeler's ranch just west of ...

Carrol Barbiero Oliver

Carrol B. Oliver, beloved grandma, mother and aunt, was not a woman to take lightly. Born March 25, 1934, in Mount Harris, she was a fierce and compassionate soul whose independent spirit rivaled any pioneer of legend. She knit a ...

Ann Elizabeth Barney

Ann Elizabeth Barney was a Steamboat girl. She loved the snow and being outside for winter activities. New snow always meant excitement for Ann, who looked forward to sledding, building snowmen or, best of all, "going on the mountain." Ann ...