Obituaries for November 2008

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Leela Leota Muhme

Glenwood Springs

Leela Muhme, of Glenwood Springs, passed away Oct. 21, 2008, at Grace Healthcare. She was 103. Leela was born March 22, 1905, in Cass County, Mo., to William Wesley and Alice Amelia (Amerine) Chase. She married Edward Muhme on June ...

Gaylord E. Waters

Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs resident Gaylord E. Waters passed away Oct. 24, 2008, at his daughter's home in Topeka, Kan. He was 76. He was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor Sept. 13. Gaylord was born Dec. 30, 1931, to Elmer and ...

Edgar "Mac" F. McSweeney

Hayden

Edgar "Mac" McSweeney died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig after suffering a major stroke a week earlier. Mac was born Jan. 28, 1922, in Rio Blanco near Meeker, on the family homestead. His parents were ...

William Elmer Mai

Longtime Phippsburg resident William Mai passed away in Denver on Nov. 3, 2008. He was 92. He was born Oct. 5, 1916, and was a veteran of World War II, during which he served in the Army Medical Corps. He ...

Gary Leon Wilson

Gary Leon Wilson, of Custer, S.D., passed away Nov. 6, 2008, at his home. He was 59. Gary was born Aug. 9, 1949, in Steamboat Springs, to Luther Leon and Reba Eileen (Tomlinson) Wilson. He attended Soroco High School in ...

Clarence Otto Dunckley

Routt County native C.O. Dunckley passed away Oct. 30, 2008, at the Medical Center of Aurora, South Campus. He was 90. Clarence Otto Dunckley was born Nov. 27, 1917, to Walter and Mary (Yoast) Dunckley at their homestead near Phippsburg. ...

Sarah Marie McAnally

On Oct. 25, 2008, angels escorted Sarah Marie McAnally to heaven. She is survived by her parents, Lissa and Jamie McAnally, and was surrounded by loving family and friends. The family is thankful for the brief but overwhelmingly special moments ...

Harry "Hoppy" A. Tyson

Steamboat Springs

A military honors tribute for Harry A. "Hoppy" Tyson is at 1 p.m. Saturday at Steamboat Springs Cemetery. Immediately after the ceremony, Hoppy's friends and family will celebrate his life with a gathering at the Steamboat Smokehouse. Father, grandfather and ...

Dr. Hal Charles Hackett

Dr. Hal Charles Hackett, of Archbold, Ohio, passed away Nov. 11, 2008, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. He was 82. He was born March 15, 1926, in Adrian, Mich., the son of Lowell and Helen (Piter) Hackett. Hal ...

Edgar "Mac" McSweeney

Edgar "Mac" McSweeney died Nov. 1, 2008, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig after suffering a major stroke a week earlier. He was 86. Mac was born Jan. 28, 1922, in Rio Blanco near Meeker on the family homestead. His ...

Al Miller

A funeral for 40-year Steamboat resident Al Miller is at 11 a.m. Friday at Holy Name Catholic Church, 524 Oak St.

Robert "Bobby" Charles Donelson

Hayden

Robert "Bobby" Charles Donelson, 15, of Hayden, died Nov. 18, 2008, in Hayden. At the time of his death, he was a sophomore at Hayden High School. Bobby was born July 1, 1993, in Portsmouth, Va. He lived with his ...

Henry Stroneck

Longtime Steamboat Springs resident Henry Stroncek died Nov. 19, 2008, at Yampa Valley Medical Center. He will be honored with a military graveside service at noon Sunday at the Steamboat Springs Cemetery, followed by memorial services at 2 p.m. Sunday ...

Jan Irene Lovato-Geist

Former longtime Milner resident Jan Irene Lovato-Geist passed away peacefully Nov. 19, 2008, in Grand Junction. She was 69. She was born July 5, 1939, in Denver. The daughter of Edward and Irene Geist, Jan attended West High School in ...

Jeffry A. Miller

Yampa resident Jeffry A. Miller passed away at his home Nov. 10, 2008, after a severe heart attack. He was 58. He is survived by his wife, Debra A. Lenhart; stepdaughter, Crystal Rose Medina; stepson, Kevin G. Medina; and step-granddaughter, ...

Henry "Hank" Stroncek

Henry "Hank" Stroncek passed away in Steamboat Springs on Nov. 19, 2008. He was 85. Hank was born April 2, 1923, in Minneapolis and served overseas in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1942 to 1946. On April 27, 1946, he ...

Debbie Eubank Anno

Debbie Eubank Anno, daughter of Mardell Eubank, of Steamboat Springs, and sister of Gary, Terry and Marlene, died Nov. 24, 2008. Services will be held Friday in Fairbury, Neb.

Ronald James Banks

Former Steamboat Springs resident Ronald James Banks died unexpectedly Nov. 20, 2008, at his home in Helena, Mont. He was 57. Ron was born to Robert and Barbara (Shumate) Banks on Nov. 13, 1951, in Helena, Mont. He attended grade ...

Carter James Francis

Former Steamboat Springs resident Dr. Carter James Francis, of Rapid City, S.D., died Nov. 23, 2008, after a brief illness. He was 76. Carter James Francis was born Jan. 20, 1932, in Belle Fourche, S.D., the son of Dr. Charles ...

Doris Lee (Hofmeister) Sanders

Doris Lee (Hofmeister) Sanders, of Independence, Mo., went home to be with her Lord and savior Jesus Christ on Nov. 25, 2008, surrounded by her family at her home. She was 79. Doris was born July 3, 1929, in Quincy, ...

Donald Lee Hamilton

Donald Lee Hamilton passed away Oct. 30, 2008, after an extended battle with cancer. He was 72. Don was born June 14, 1936, near Caplinger Mills. He was the third son of Edward Lester and Antonia Hamilton. He attended Cedar ...

Myrtle A. Thompson

Former Steamboat Springs resident Myrtle A. Thompson, of Kersey, passed away Nov. 17, 2008. She was 92. Myrtle was born Jan. 20, 1916, in Adams County, to Maude (Evans) Elgin and A. James Elgin. She was the eldest of four ...

Kathaleen Diane Main

Kathaleen Diane Main died Nov. 15, 2008, after a yearlong battle with cancer. She was 49. She was born June 29, 1959, in Steamboat Springs, to Larry and Judy Winograsky. Kathy grew up in Steamboat Springs and later moved to ...