Obituaries for September 2009

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John Patrick Rogan II

Steamboat Springs

John Patrick Rogan II, 66, beloved brother, husband, father and grandfather, passed away Sept. 2, 2009. John's passing from acute pancreatitis was sudden and unexpected. John was born April 18, 1943, in Santa Monica, Calif., to John Sr. (Jack) and ...

Laura Elizabeth Davis

Laura Elizabeth Davis, 58, of Colby, Kan., died of cancer at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs on Aug. 29, 2009. Laura was born to Richard Star Davis and Jeanne Turner Davis in Chestertown, Md., on Sept. 11, 1950. ...

Marty Alexandroff

Routt County lost a dynamic friend of historic preservation and the arts when Martha Ann "Marty" Alexandroff died Aug. 30, 2009, at the Swedish Medical Center in Englewood after battling the rare vascular disease Wegener's Granulomatosis for several months. Her ...

Sharon Arlene Meckley

Sharon Arlene Meckley was born Jan. 5, 1948, in Laramie, Wyo., to Arthur and Joyce (Hinthorn) Valora. She has an older brother, Gary; a younger brother, Lyle; and a younger sister, Cindy. Sharon attended school in Laramie until the fourth ...

Jose Benito Cordova Sr.

Craig

Jose B. Cordova Sr. died Aug. 30, 2009, after a lengthy illness at his home in Craig surrounded by his family. He was 78. J.B. was born June 7, 1931, in Penasco, N.M., to Teleford and Matilde (Velasquez) Cordova. He ...

James David Edgerley

Fort Collins

James David Edgerley, loving husband, father, grandfather and resident of Fort Collins for the past 16 years, died Sept. 4, 2009, at age 81. Jim was born in Toronto, Canada, and lived in Colorado for the past 30 years. He ...

Edward F. Carpenter

Edward F. Carpenter passed away peacefully Sept. 1, 2009, at age 87. Ed was born in Hayden on Jan. 27, 1922, to Farrington and Eunice Carpenter. He grew up on the family ranch, attended local schools until high school and ...

Angela Lea Rudd

Angela Lea Rudd, 38, passed away at her residence in Steamboat Springs on Sept. 9, 2009. She was born Dec. 29, 1970, in Mexico, Mo., the daughter of Dale Rudd and Barbara (White) Meador, and was adopted as an adult ...

Virgil Richard Patterson

Virgil "Buddy" Richard Patterson, 68, passed away Sept. 12, 2009, at home surrounded by his family. A memorial service is at 10 a.m. today at Holy Name Catholic Church with Father Ernest Bayer officiating. A committal is at Steamboat Springs ...

Virgil Richard Patterson

Virgil "Buddy" Richard Patterson, 68, passed away Sept. 12, 2009, at his home in Steamboat Springs surrounded by family. He was born Dec. 13, 1940, in Kimball, S.D., to Richard and Bertha Patterson. Virgil grew up working with his father ...

James R. Ohman

Jim Ohman was born Feb. 6, 1927, in Steamboat Springs to Russell and Blanche Ohman. He was the third-eldest in a family of nine children. He died July 29, 2009, in Coos Bay, Ore. After graduation from high school in ...

Diane M. Schell

Diane Schell will be missed dearly by family and friends. She passed away Sept. 12, 2009. She was born Nov. 25, 1939, in Denver, where she lived most of her life. She was proceeded in death by her husband, Edmond ...

Cindy L./Barry L. Waugh

Memorial services for Cindy L./Barry L. Waugh are at 1 p.m. Sunday at Grant Mortuary in Craig. Interment follows at Steamboat Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, in care of Grant Mortuary.

Dustin Dahlin

Dustin Dahlin, 36, passed away on Sept. 16 as a result of a one-car accident. He was born on Oct. 10, 1972, and lived in Spokane, Wash., before moving to Steamboat Springs in 1991, where he worked as a waiter ...

Roland L. 'Smitty' Smith

Roland L. "Smitty" Smith, of Hayden, died Sept. 16 at the Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs, following a brief illness. He was 88. Roland was born Sept. 9, 1921, in Admire, Kan., the son of Walter and Jenny ...

Patrick "Pat" Vincent Murtagh

Patrick "Pat" Vincent Murtagh, 52, passed away on Sept. 6 at home in Steamboat Springs. He is survived by his parents, Ruth and George Murtagh, of Pittsburgh; siblings Daniel, Timothy, Peter, Theresa, Mary and Debby; his daughter, Michelle Walsh; son ...

Ray L. Chase

Steamboat Springs

Ray L. Chase, 74, of Steamboat Springs, passed away Sept. 24 at home surrounded by his family. A memorial service will be held in Carlsbad, Calif., at a later date. Call Yampa Valley Funeral Home at 879-1494.