Obituaries for June 2013

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David Johns

David Johns, 72, of Steamboat Springs, died at 4:45 a.m. April 28, 2013, of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. David was born to Arthur B. Johns and Florence Lucille (Helbig) Johns on May 7, 1940, in Denver during the year of ...

Norma Jean Lewin-Stark

Norma Jean Lewin-Stark passed away April 24, 2013, in Columbus, Mont. She was born Jan. 16, 1931, in Tulsa, Okla., and shortly thereafter moved to Craig with her mother and father, Floyd and Juanita Squires. She attended school in Craig ...

Arlin Bruce Collins

Arlin Bruce Collins was born Sept. 24, 1951, in Lake City, Minn., the son of Leon and Ramona (Writer) Collins. He was raised and attended school in Pine Island, Minn. Following high school, Arlin served in the U.S. Air Force ...

Jim Hidy

Black Forest

Former Steamboat Springs resident Jim Hidy died June 2, 2013, at his home in Black Forest after a brief illness. Jim’s family had moved in 1940 to Steamboat, where his father opened his business of H.L. Hidy Plumbing & Heating. ...

Eileen M. Lufkin

Mesa, Ariz.

Eileen Lufkin, 89, of Mesa, Ariz., and Steamboat Springs, passed away May 18, 2013, at her home in Mesa surrounded by her loving caregivers. She was born June 21, 1923 in Kansas City, Mo., to German parents, Mary (Mariana Deisz) ...

John William Campbell

John W. Campbell was born July 30, 1956, in Allegheny County, Pa., the son of William and Patricia (Theibert) Campbell. John was raised in Liberty Borough in Allegheny County and graduated from high school there. Following high school, he attended ...

Jean M. Bruce

Jean M. Wharton Bruce was born April 7, 1925, in Mesa the daughter of Jack and Minnie (Heeley) Wharton. She was raised and attended school in Mesa and graduated from high school there. She married T.J. Franklin in 1943 in ...

Betty Elizabeth Nason

Steamboat Springs

Betty Elizabeth Nason, a former resident of the Doak Walker Care Center, passed away June 2, 2013, in Steamboat Springs. She was born July 30, 1921, in Durand, Mich. Betty enjoyed sewing and crafts. She lived in Winnemucca, Nev., for ...

Charles Olin Sundberg

Hayden

C. Olin Sundberg passed away April 30, 2013, after a short illness with pancreatic cancer. A service was held May 6, 2013, at Crist Mortuary in Boulder. A service will be held in Hayden at a later date. He was ...

Leslie Elmer Hutton

Craig

Leslie Elmer Hutton passed away May 10, 2013, after a long illness. Les was born June 21, 1929, in Mount Harris to Jim and Violet Lacy. His parents divorced and his mother married Richard Hutton, who adopted Les. Les grew ...

James Lyle Funk

Steamboat Springs

Jim was born March 26, 1952, in Lakewood. He graduated from Lakewood High School in 1970 and attended Western State College in Gunnison after being awarded a football scholarship. He was a competitive ski racer during his college years and ...

Barbara Elisabeth DeVries

Barbara Elisabeth DeVries (nee Ferris) was born to Daniel and Dorothy Ferris on Feb. 2, 1931, in Peoria, Ill. Mr. Ferris was a troubleshooter for the Toledo Scale Co., and as a result, Barbara moved many times, finally graduating from ...

Ted Watson

Ted Watson was called home to the arms of his savior June 8, 2013. He died peacefully at home surrounded by family. He was 85. A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. June 14, 2013, at Delta Christian Church. ...

Charles P. Scearce

Charles P. “Chuck” Scearce, 42, of Rapid City, S.D., was a friend to many people in the Yampa Valley. He lived in this community for many years and will always be remembered for his kind heart and adventurous spirit. Charles ...

Jeb Stuart

A “river style” celebration of life for Jeb Stuart is from 2 to 7 p.m. June 22. Call 970-879-1901 for more information.

Steve Stockdale

Steve Stockdale, a former Steamboat Springs resident, died June 18. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. June 22 at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry St., Longmont. The celebration will continue from noon to 2 p.m. at ...

Charles Bonnifield

Charles Chuck Bonnifield, a former South Routt resident, died June 15. A graveside service is at 11 a.m. June 29 at Yampa Cemetery. A reception follows at Yampa Baptist Church.

Elizabeth Ann Forsyth

Annie went home to be with her Lord and Savior on June 13, 2013, after a long and gallant battle with cancer. Annie is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Neil G. Forsyth; their two daughters, April Scheffel, ...

Thelma Elizabeth Thornhill-Ideus

Thelma was born at 9:10 a.m. June 22, 1925, at home at 357 E. Second N. St. in Green River, Wyo., to her parents, Mabel Sarah Knadler, 35, of Laramie, Wyo., and Samuel Givens Evetts Thornhill, 38, of Benchley, Texas. ...

Sally S. Goodyear

Sally S. Goodyear, 73, of Lake Placid, Fla., went to be with her Lord on June 11, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Sebring, Fla. She was born March 5, 1940, in Kendallville, Ind., to parents Virginia (Boring) ...

Steven Otto Stockdale

Steven Otto Stockdale, 62, died June 18, 2013, in Louisville. Steve was born Oct. 3, 1950, to Fred W. and Helen L. (Bergman) Stockdale in Kokomo, Ind. He graduated from Northwestern High School. Steve lived from 1982 to 2007 in ...

Jim Ballard

Palo Alto, N.M., resident Jim Ballard suffered a serious bicycle accident near his home May 19, 2013, breaking his back in multiple places and fracturing many other bones in his upper body. He was medevaced to the University Medical Center ...

Jeanie Peterson

A celebration of life for Jeanie Peterson will be at 3 p.m. June 29 at the Ladies Aid Hall in Yampa. Dinner will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Healthcare Foundation for the Yampa Valley, ...

Dennis Alan Edwards

Dennis Alan Edwards, a former Steamboat Springs resident, died April 14. A celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. June 29 at Olympian Hall at Howelsen Hill Lodge. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. at the Steamboat ...

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Jenny Brown

Jenny Brown, 41, of Steamboat Springs, died May 3. In remembrance, her family, friends and co-workers will gather at 2 p.m. today in the Spring Creek room at The Steamboat Grand. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to ...

Asher Lesyshen-Kirlan

Asher Lesyshen-Kirlan, of Stagecoach, died Wednesday. A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Monday at Howelsen Hill. Memorial donations can be made to the Asher Lesyshen-Kirlan Memorial Fund at any Wells Fargo branch or sent to Wells Fargo, P.O. ...