Obituaries for October 2010

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Dallas Cornick Henessee

Dallas Cornick “D” Henessee, 71, passed away unexpectedly of a heart attack Aug. 14, 2010, at his home in Wichita, Kan. He was born in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, to Darrell and Maxine (Cornick) Henessee on March 29, 1939. He moved ...

Dorothea Kauffman

Longtime Oak Creek resident Dorothea (Dee) Kauffman passed away Oct. 1, 2010, in Westminster. A graveside service is at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Yampa Cemetery.

Billie Ray “Thunder” Thornton

Salida

Billie Ray “Thunder” Thornton, 71, of Salida, passed away peacefully Sept. 26, 2010, at his home and surrounded by his family. Billie was born Sept. 24, 1939, in Glade, Kan., to Floyd and Jaunita Thornton. He and his family moved ...

Ronald A. Gonzales

Ronald A. Gonzales, 46, of Hayden, passed away suddenly Oct. 3, 2010. Ron was a donor and is survived by his wife of 15 years, Kathy; 7-year-old son, Garret; his mother, Janice Gonzales; sister, Valerie Vedron; and brother, Joe Gonzales. ...

Gilbert “Gil” Frank Tarkany

Gilbert “Gil” Frank Tarkany was born July 11, 1940, and passed Oct. 2, 2010. Gil is survived by his son, John Ernest Tarkany, of Ventura, Calif.; John’s wife, Lisa; two granddaughters, Edyn May Tarkany and Hunter Lynn Tarkany; and his ...

Clarissa Alice (Reames) Belton

Clarissa A. (Reames) Belton died Sept. 30, 2010, in Cañon City. She was born May 15, 1915. She married Steamboat Springs native Walter L. Belton on Dec. 10, 1932, in Steamboat and lived in Steamboat from 1952 to 1977. They ...

Margie Anna (Purmort) Murphy

Margie Anna (Purmort) Murphy died at her home Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010. Born Jan. 30, 1924, in Rifle to the late Helen and Coney Purmort, Margie was a loving person who, in her own words, caused a commotion wherever she ...

Arlene (Young) Gore

Arlene (Young) Gore passed away peacefully at the San Juan Living Center in Montrose. She was born in Flagler to George and Lena Young and grew up with her seven siblings. As a young girl, Arlene enjoyed horses and the ...

Janet Rose Leslie

Janet “Jan” Rose Leslie was born in Steamboat Springs on Jan. 1, 1938, to Truman and Velora Musgrave Leslie. With younger brother Richard, the family moved to Meeker, Mount Harris and eventually to Hayden, where sister Nadine was born and ...

Ryan Daniel Dobbs

Ryan Daniel Dobbs, age 25, died unexpectedly at his home in Steamboat Springs on Friday evening, Oct. 8, 2010. Born Jan. 13, 1985, in En­­­glewood to Roger and Lynn Dobbs, he attended school in Westminster until his move to Steamboat ...

Zoey Kaytlin Gullett

Zoey Kaytlin Gullett, infant daughter of Christopher and Ida Gullett, died in New Iberia, La., on Oct. 9, 2010. Her grandparents are Scott and Lisa Gullett, of Hayden; and Larry and Linda Martin, of Homer, Alaska. Zoey’s life was beautiful. ...

Barbara B. MacMillan

Barbara B. MacMillan passed away at the Doak Walker Care Center on Oct. 19, 2010. There will be no service. Memorial donations can be made to the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101, Steamboat Springs, ...

Marie Rose Bowes

Marie Rose Bowes died Sept. 13, 2010, peacefully in her sleep after suffering for many years with Alzheimer’s disease. A memorial Mass is at 10 a.m. today at Holy Name Catholic Church, followed by a gathering of family, friends and ...

Doris Scott

Doris Scott, 82, of Anchor­­age, Alaska, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home Oct. 14, 2010, from complications related to breast cancer. She was born March 18, 1928, (the same day as Mickey Mouse — a fact she would ...

Zelma Lanora Nash

Zelma Lanora Nash, 99, of Salmon, Idaho, and formerly of Phippsburg, passed away Oct. 15, 2010, in Salmon, Idaho. Zelma was born Jan. 30, 1911, in Fort Morgan, the daughter of Martin and Mary (Owens) Green. She graduated from Fort ...

Gregory Michael Lee

Born Sept. 30, 1947, in Southern California, Gregory Michael Lee passed away Oct. 2, 2010, at his home in Steamboat Springs at the age of 63. Greg was educated at private Catholic elementary schools, graduated from Tustin High School, Orange ...

Kenneth Scott Webbe

Kenneth Scott Webbe, born April 21, 1960. Son of Ted K. Webbe. Retired Denver firefighter. He was preceded in death by mother, Marietta Webbe. Brother of Christie Strong and Curt (Melissa) Webbe. Uncle of Marissa (Mike) Romano, Ryan Strong, Kyle ...

Kesha Nicole Kratz

Steamboat Springs resident Kesha Nicole Kratz passed away Oct. 23, 2010. A celebration of her life is at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Spring Creek Room at The Steamboat Grand. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made at Alpine ...

Dylan James Kane

Yampa

Dylan James Kane, of Yampa, passed away Oct. 27, 2010. A memorial service is at 2 p.m. today at Yampa Bible Church with Pastor Matt Froah officiating. A potluck will follow at the Antlers; please bring a dish to share. ...

John Wesley Bowlus

John Wesley “Jack” Bowlus, of Montrose, passed away Oct. 25, 2010, at his home at age 78. Jack was born Feb. 25, 1932, to Wilson Ahl and Anna Pearl (Bird) Bowlus in Greenleaf, Kan. He spent his childhood and graduated ...

Tyler Bowen Nickey

Tyler Bowen Nickey, 33, of Carlisle, Pa., died Oct. 20, 2010, at Carlisle Regional Medical Center. Born June 1, 1977, in Carlisle, he was the son of William J. and Carel (Sheffer) Nickey, also of Carlisle. He was known to ...