Obituaries for March 2008

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Verna E. Robinson

Verna E. Robinson died Jan. 30, 2008, at the age of 97. She was born on March 20, 1910, on her parents' homestead near Phippsburg. She was the second surviving child of Walter and Mary A. (Yoast) Dunckley. Her parents ...

Gene Funderburg

Gene Funderburg, formerly of Hahn's Peak, died Feb. 17, 2008, in Oklahoma City. He was 80. Gene was born on Oct. 27, 1927 in Tipton, Okla., to John and Madge (Berryman) Funderburg. He graduated from Lawton High in Oklahoma, where ...

Eric Arthur O'Hara

Sgt. Eric Arthur O'Hara of the Third Brigade of the 82nd Airborne Division died Feb. 28, 2008, in an accident in Steamboat Springs. He was 24. Eric was born March 22, 1983, in Denver. He spent his early childhood in ...

Velda Dewetta Hutchinson

Velda Dewetta Hutchinson, known as "Dewey" to her friends, died Feb. 23, 2008, in Albuquerque, N.M., after a courageous battle with cancer. Dewetta was born on a farm in Willow Springs, Mo. She was the youngest child of a large ...

Frederick H. "Ric" Burr III

Longtime Steamboat Springs resident Frederick (Ric) Burr died Jan. 13, 2008. He is survived by his loving wife, Lynn; his cherished sons Alex and Jeff, and his devoted sister Andrea. From ranch hand to restaurant owner, his many Steamboat friends ...

Vera Maye Bagett

Vera Maye Bagett, 91, died March 2 at Mesa Manor Care Center. A Grand Junction resident since 1966, she was born Feb. 15, 1917, in Searcy, Ark., to Rose and Andrew Jackson West. The family moved to Lamar, where Vera ...

Herbert Allen McCool

Herbert Allen McCool, a longtime Northwest Colorado resident, died March 13, 2008, at the Mesa Manor Care Center in Grand Junction. He was 93 years old and had been a resident at The Fountains assisted living center for five years. ...

Ethel Eva Myers Steele

Former Oak Creek resident Ethel Eva Myers Steele died at her home in Grand Junction on March 23, 2008, after a long and fruitful life. She was 95. Ethel was born in Oak Creek on Oct. 17, 1912. She went ...

Margaret Olive Bernard

Former Steamboat Springs resident Olive Bernard passed away March 21, 2008, in Amarillo, Texas. She was 73. Margaret Olive Bernard was born July 10, 1934, in Cork, Ireland, to Michael and Kathleen Joyce Murphy. She attended Scol Ita, a private ...

Cecil K. Conner

Northwest Colorado

Cecil Kenneth Conner died March 30, 2008, at the Doak Walker Care Center in Steamboat Springs. He was 93. Cecil was born Nov. 23, 1914, in Craig, the son of Walter E. and Lilly Grace (Kipp) Conner. He was the ...