Obituaries for November 2012



Rex Pielstick

Former Steamboat Springs resident Rex Eugene Pielstick passed away unexpectedly Oct. 21, 2012, in Omaha, Neb. He was 71. Rex was born Dec. 28, 1940, in Fargo, N.D., to Don Pielstick and Margaret (Anderson) Pielstick. He attended Madison High School ...

Travis Darling

Travis Dean Darling, born Jan. 3, 1989, in Steamboat Springs, was killed instantly in a rollover accident when he was ejected from his truck just after midnight Oct. 28, 2012. He is survived by his mother, Barb Lynn, and stepfather, ...

Donald Kenneth Griffin

Donald “Don” Kenneth Griffin passed away Oct. 26, 2012. He was 71. Don was born in Los Angeles on March 12, 1941. As a child, he traveled the world with his parents, Bill and Doris, living in Alaska, Colorado Springs, ...

James Clinton Graham

James Clinton Graham died Oct. 29. A gathering of family and friends will be held at 4 p.m. Nov. 9 at Olympian Hall. Donation can be made to his daughter Malia Ann Graham, in care of the Yampa Valley Funeral ...

John Michael Little

Grand Junction

John Michael Little passed away July 10, 2012. A memorial gathering of his friends and family is at 1 p.m. Nov. 10 at Soroco High School. A memorial fund has been set up at First National Bank of the Rockies. ...

John Howard Peters

Redmond, Ore.

John “Jack” Peters, of Redmond, Ore., went to be with his Lord and savior Oct. 29, 2012. He died of a sudden and unexpected heart attack. Jack was born in Rapid City, S.D. Later the family moved to Montana. Jack ...

Linda N. Pierce

Linda Nell Pierce, born March 22, 1943, passed away peacefully Oct. 26, 2012, at the Hospice House in Grand Junction with her husband, Tyke, and her niece, Toni Moersfelder, at her side. She was preceded in death by her parents, ...

Gerald Culverwell

Longtime Craig resident Gerald Culverwell died Nov. 9. A memorial service is at 2 p.m. Saturday at Journey at First Baptist. Memorial donations can be made to the Journey at First Baptist elevator fund in care of Grant Mortuary.

Clarence Levens

Oak Creek

Clarence Levens, formerly of Oak Creek, passed away Nov. 1 in Wheat Ridge. A memorial service is at noon Saturday at the Mile High Church, 9077 W. Alameda Ave. in Lakewood.

Bill Schlenzig

Wickenburg, Ariz.

Bill Schlenzig, a Colorado native and resident of Steamboat Springs and Wickenburg, Ariz., passed away Nov. 14, 2012, in Wickenberg. Bill was the husband of Pam; father of Wendy, Leslie and Sevi; and grandfather to Faye, Tait, Brooklyn, Savana, Jagger, ...

Ivie Goldie

Former Steamboat Springs resident Ivie Goldie passed away Nov. 8, 2012, from leukemia. She was 69 years old. Ivie moved to Lampe, Mo., 22 years ago but always has said that she’d left a piece of her heart in Steamboat. ...

Edmond A. Chevalier

Edmond A. Chevalier passed away Nov. 3, 2012. He was born July 27, 1937, in Oak Creek. He grew up in Oak Creek and graduated from Oak Creek Union High School in 1955. He married Judith Ann Cope on Sept. ...

Judith Ann Carlson

Steamboat Springs

Judith Ann Carlson, a resident of Steamboat Springs, died Nov. 14. A celebration of life will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 18 at The Egg & I. Food will be provided. Call Tony Carlson at 970-819-1155 ...

Death Notice

Robert E. Baumgartel

Oak Creek

Longtime Oak Creek resident Robert E. Baumgartel passed away Nov. 4, 2012. There are no services being held at this time. Memorial donations may be made to the Steamboat Springs Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 775088, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477, or ...

Albert Bridges

Albert Bridges, of Hayden, died Monday Nov. 12, 2012, in Denver. A memorial service is at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at the Hayden High School Auditorium.

Barbara L. Pughe


Memorial services for Barbara L. Pughe will be at 3 p.m. today, Dec. 1, 2012, at the First Congregational Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Barbara Pughe Memorial Fund for Community Development, in care of Grant Mortuary.