Obituaries for May 2012

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Russell Hinkle

Russell Hinkle, of Craig, died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 5, 2012, at the Hayden Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Food Bank in ...

Betty B. Davis

Mrs. Betty B. Davis died peacefully May 3, 2012, at 96. She was born May 11, 1915, in Rochester, N.Y., to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles and Anastasia Arton. She moved to Steamboat Springs and lived there for more ...

Marvin Delbert Barnes

Former Hayden resident Marvin “Pete” Delbert Barnes died Jan. 28, 2012, after a two-year battle with multiple myeloma. He was 83. A memorial service is at 11 a.m. May 17, 2012, at Cedaredge United Methodist Church in Cedaredge, with Pastor ...

Judith Ann Copeland

Hayden

Judith Ann “Judy” Copeland was born March 26, 1935, in Rapid City, S.D. She was the eldest of three children of Wayland and Mildred (Maher) Simkins. Judy grew up in Boulder, where she attended Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School, ...

Rose Marie Larson

Steamboat Springs

Rose Larsen, a longtime resident of Steamboat Springs, died April 4. A celebration of life is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 12 at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. Memorial donations can be made to the Rosie Animal Fund, ...

Russell Wayne Hinkle

Russell Wayne Hinkle was born Nov. 9, 1935, in Pawhuska, Okla. He was the son of Lee B. and Sylvia I. (Barnard) Hinkle. Russell moved to Hayden with his family when he was 10. After he married, he made his ...

Byron Keith Kitchens

Byron “Butch” Keith Kitchens was born Dec. 31, 1951, in Hayden to John and Mary (Rolando) Kitchens. He was raised and attended school in Hayden, graduating from Hayden High School in 1970. Byron was married to Joyce Gusner and they ...

Gwendolyn Joyce Angle

Steamboat Springs

Much-loved mother, grandmother, sister and friend Gwendolyn J. Angle, 73, died May 6, 2012, in Steamboat Springs. Gwen was born Aug. 27, 1938, in Toledo, Ohio, to Martin and Julia Lazinger. She is survived by her children Cathy (Robert) Solomon, ...

Dan Heinz

Pah Rah Mountains

Dan Heinz, of Nevada’s Pah Rah mountains, died peacefully at home April 30, 2012, at age 75. A tough, bearded outdoorsman of the first order, Dan’s storied career as a U.S. Forest Service ranger led to another in conservation, in ...

Joseph Michael Lacko

Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs resident Joseph Michael Lacko III died April 10. A celebration of life is at 2:30 p.m. Saturday (May 19) at Olympian Hall at Howelsen Hill. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Joseph Michael ...

Robert G. Childers

Steamboat Springs

Robert G. Childers, a longtime resident of Steamboat Springs, died May 12. A celebration of life is at 11 a.m. Saturday at Yampa Valley Funeral Home. Donations can be made to the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, 940 ...

Leonard F. Yoast

Hayden

Leonard Yoast was born May 21, 1920, on the family homestead in Dunkley, 20 miles south of Hayden. He was the youngest of seven children born to Marion and Josephine (Koll) Yoast. His older siblings included four brothers — Milton, ...

Arlene M. Sugar

Arlene M. Sugar, 76, died unexpectedly May 12, 2012, at the MidMichigan Medical Center. She was surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 26, 1935, in Midland, Mich., to the late Edward J. and Mae A. (Carrigan) McNett. ...

Chloe Pearl Jarrell

Chloe Pearl Jarrell was born May 7, 1911, to George and Alice (Buzzard) Jarrell in Ameagle, W.Va. She was the fifth of nine children. She married Paul K. Pettry on July 12, 1932. To this union, daughter Flora Irene Pettry ...

Mary VanMatre Macchia

Mary “Marie” VanMatre Macchia passed away March 6, 2012. During Memorial Day weekend, her family will celebrate their life together in the Yampa Valley by spreading her ashes where they grew up near the lakes, rivers and mountains she loved. ...

Les George Hukriede III

Former Steamboat Springs resident Les George Hukriede III died May 7, 2012, at the age of 43. Les lived 18 of his last 20 years in Montrose and Steamboat, where he enjoyed skiing in the winter and golfing in the ...

Nancy Faust

Nancy Faust, 80, died May 15 of natural causes at the Doak Walker Care Center. A service celebrating her life is at 1 p.m. June 4 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, followed by interment in the church’s memorial garden and ...

Agnes Benson Cable Creamer

A celebration of life for Agnes Benson Cable Creamer, 104, of Chamberlain, S.D., is at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the United Church of Christ in Chamberlain with burial of her ashes at a later date in Riverview Cemetery in Chamberlain. ...

Myrna Keatley

Boulder

Myrna Keatley, 81, of Boulder, passed away at her home May 23, 2012, after an extended illness. Myrna was born Aug. 30, 1930, in Smith Center, Kan., to Delbert and Velma (Shrader) Clark. The family moved to Boulder when Myrna ...

Marjorie Fraysher

Marjorie Fraysher had just turned 61 when she passed away in Steamboat Springs after battling a serious illness for months. The oldest daughter of Bill and Sarah Crosby, Marjorie was born May 9, 1951, in Memphis, Tenn. Her family relocated ...

Conne Simpson

Conne Simpson went to be with Jesus on May 16, 2012, six days before her 65th birthday. Conne is survived by her husband, Ken; her brother Kim Smiley; her sister Rynda Parrott; her two sons, Keith and Jeff; six grandchildren; ...

Michael G. Peppler

Mead

Michael G. Peppler, 63, of Mead, died of lung cancer May 20, 2012, at his home. He was born Jan. 21, 1949, in Flint, Mich., to Robert and Georgia (Sopp) Peppler. He attended Fairview High School in Boulder before enlisting ...

John Hull

A memorial service for John Hull is at 2 p.m. Thursday at The Steamboat Grand pavilion. Memorial donations may be made to the John Hull Cancer Fund, care of Bank of the West, P.O. Box 772948, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477.

Death Notice

Asher Atkinson

Routt County

Asher Atkinson, a resident of Routt County, died April 6. A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Atkinson residence. Memorial donation can be made to Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association/Hospice Services, 940 Central Park Drive, ...