Obituaries for December 2012

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Barbara Elaine Carrithers

Barbara Elaine Carrithers died Nov. 20, 2012. The beloved wife, mother and friend is survived by her husband, Sterling; sons Travis and Kellen; and daughter Carly. Barbara, you will be missed every day and always will remain. Just keep the ...

Kathleen Preslan

Kathleen Preslan died Nov. 22, 2012. She is survived by her mother, three sisters, two brothers, her son and daughter, nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Dec. 4 at Holy Name Catholic Church, 524 ...

Adolph H. Borroel

Oak Creek

Adolph Henry Borroel was born Dec. 16, 1943, in Haybro the son of Ventura and Josephine (Esparza) Borroel. He was raised in Haybro and Oak Creek, where he attended school. Adolph married Sadie Nelson on Nov. 14, 1966, in Leadville. ...

Vernon F. Summer

Steamboat Springs

Vernon Summer was a one-of-a-kind friend, scholar, rancher, historian, skier, cowboy, conservationist, adventurer, volunteer, husband and true country gentleman. Vernon was born Dec. 11, 1917, in Steamboat Springs and died Nov. 27, 2012. He lived his nearly 95 years on ...

Nicholas James Pagliaro

Steamboat Springs

On April 29, 1998, Peggy and Phil Pagliaro and their daughter, Hanna, received a blessing in the form of Nicolas James Pagliaro. He possessed the ability to light up a room with just a smile, even from an early age. ...

Ken Martin

Former Steamboat Springs resident Ken Martin passed away Nov. 17, 2012, in Yorktown, Va., from melanoma. Born in Los Angeles, Ken was 59. He lived in Steamboat Springs for more than 20 years as a custom homebuilder and in commercial ...

Henry L. Johnson

Hank was born Dec. 27, 1924, in Wallins Creek, Ky., to James Henry and Era Belle Johnson. After a brief illness, Hank went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Nov. 27, 2012, in Aurora. Hank grew up ...

Bil Clampit

A visitation for Bil Clampit is from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 8 at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello, Ariz. A funeral is at 2 p.m. Dec. 9. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Bil's ...

Donald C. Lufkin

Steamboat Springs

Longtime Routt County rancher Don Lufkin passed away peacefully from natural causes Dec. 8, 2012, at the Doak Walker Care Center in Steamboat Springs. He was 89. Don was born May 10, 1923, in Steamboat as the son of Eva ...

Ryan Ganley

Ryan Ganley passed away in the early morning hours of Dec. 13, 2012, with his loving wife and dear friends at his side. His yearlong struggle with a terminal illness has ended, and he is at peace. Ryan Thomas Ganley ...

Dean Redmond

Grand Junction

Dean Redmond was born Jan. 14, 1926, in Yampa and died Nov. 28, 2012, surrounded by his family at Hospice of Grand Junction. Dean was the youngest of four children born to Elizabeth and James Redmond, and he grew up ...

Luke Studer

Luke Studer, 63, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family. He was a longtime Routt County resident, growing up on his family’s cattle ranch in North Routt. Luke graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a degree ...

Lucy Brown

Steamboat Springs resident Lucy Brown passed away Dec. 20, 2012, at the Doak Walker Care Center. A memorial service is at 11 a.m. Dec. 28 at Holy Name Catholic Church. For more information, call the Yampa Valley Funeral Home at ...

Charles P. Scearce Jr.

Rapid City, S.D.

Charles P. Scearce Jr., 42, of Rapid City, S.D., died Dec. 21, 2012, as a result of a logging accident. Chuck grew up in Missouri, Texas, Tennessee and Alabama. He graduated from Auburn University. He then made his way west ...