Obituaries for January 2010

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William B. (Bill) Redmond

Longtime South Routt resident William “Bill” Redmond died Dec. 10, 2009, at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins. Bill was born in the house on the Redmond ranch on South Hunt Creek on Nov. 15, 1923, the third child of ...

Marianne Appel

Longtime Routt County resident Marianne Appel passed away Dec. 26 at the Doak Walker Care Center in Steamboat Springs. Marianne was born to William and Marie Stender on Aug. 20, 1922, in Bergenhusen, Germany. She traveled with her parents to ...

Clara Bunn

Hayden

Clara M. Bunn, of Hayden, died Jan. 4 at the Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs after a brief illness. She was 81. Clara M. Baker was born Oct. 3, 1928, in Indianapolis, one of seven children of Thomas ...

Blanche Marie Hulvey Whaley

Grand Junction

Blanche Marie Hulvey Whaley passed away Jan. 1, 2010, at the Larchwood Inn in Grand Junction. Blanche Hulvey was born on the Ames homestead between Yampa and Phippsburg on Nov. 9, 1923, to Wesley Hulvey and Myrtle Ames. She married ...

Stephen Kent Herzog

Stephen passed happily, even if it was a little premature, into the afterlife Dec. 23, 2009. Although we often joked that he would be the first to go, we didn’t think it would be so soon. Stephen made it to ...

Carmen Northrop

Carmen G. (Munden) Northrop, 88, of Hayden, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009. Carmen was born Oct. 19, 1921, in Los Angeles to Joseph and Josephine Gonzales. She attended school in Oak Creek. In 1939, ...

Jeanette Lucille Compagno Iacovetto

Oak Creek

Jeanette Lucille Compagno Iacovetto passed away Dec. 7, 2009, surrounded by family and friends. She fought a seven-year battle with cancer with courage, fortitude and dignity. Her attitude during these difficult times was an inspiration to all who encountered her ...

Patricia Sage

Patricia Ann “Patty” Sage, 62, died Jan. 6 at The Memorial Hospital in Craig from complications of pneumonia. Patty was born June 14, 1947, in Oakdale, Calif., the daughter of Johnie and Marian “Marshall” Sage. She was raised most of ...

James O. Thorvilson

James O. Thorvilson, 78, of Steamboat Springs, died Friday at Yampa Valley Medical Center. A memorial is at 4 p.m. today at Concordia Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Yampa Valley Medical Center in ...

Jo Geier Hoffman

Stteamboat Springs

Jo Geier Hoffman, a longtime resident of Steamboat Springs, died peacefully on Jan. 8, 2010, in Jupiter, Fla. She was 72 years young. She is survived by her husband, Harry Hoffman, and her children, Kevan and Brian Geier. She had ...

Naomi Hassig Norman

Salt Lake City, Utah

Naomi Hassig Norman passed away Jan. 15, 2010, in Salt Lake City, Utah. A funeral to celebrate her life is at 11 a.m. Friday at the Yampa Bible Church in Yampa.

Alena Rae Seng

Alena Rae Seng, cherished infant daughter of Hannah Marie Babcock and Jeffrey Byron Seng, passed away at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver on Jan. 11, 2010, after complications from heart surgery. Alena was a happy baby with a sweet ...

Robert W. Ralston

Robert W. Ralston, of Steamboat Springs, passed away Jan. 5 at home surrounded by family members. Robert was born on Jan. 6, 1928, to Ortel and Dora Ralston in Hayden and lived his entire life in Routt County. Robert married ...

P. Arthur Higbee

Third-generation Steamboat Springs resident P. Arthur Higbee, 56, passed away Jan. 17 in Honolulu. A celebration of his life is from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. All friends are invited to come share stories ...

Charles Fredrick Klesath

Charles “Chuck” Fredrick Klesath passed away Dec. 14, 2009, from a sudden illness. Chuck was born on July 9, 1943, in Manhattan, Kan. He graduated from Kansas State University in 1967 and then from the University of Kansas pharmacy school ...

Barrows Peale

Barrows Peale, son of the late William Barrows Peale and Lorna Stevens, was born in New York City on May 26, 1937. He grew up in Summit, N.J., and Darien, Conn., and spent his childhood summers in Quogue, N.Y. He ...

Ellen Feely Litzau

On Jan. 28, Ellen Feely Litzau took the next step on her journey. The daughter of John and Nora Feely began her trip Nov. 16, 1921, in Cleveland, Ohio. She grew up in north Denver. After graduating from Saint Catherine’s ...

Francy Kurtz Antonides Lundberg

Francy Kurtz Antonides Lundberg lived. She lived with her friends and family around her chatting, laughing and telling stories until she left us. The stories of Francy’s life tell the tale of Colorado. From her pioneer parents, Clarence and Edna ...

Joyce Virginia Hibbert

Steamboat Springs

Joyce Virginia Peterson was born in West Denver on Jan. 20, 1929. Her parents, Ralph Peterson and Dessie Esslyn Alice Rogers Peterson, and her brother, Russell, all resided at 266 King St. Joyce, for years now known as Joy, attended ...