Obituaries for November 2013



Devan Renee Oates

Steamboat Springs

Devan Renee Oates was born in Fort Worth, Texas, the only child to Michelle Kuntz and Gaylen Oates, on Jan. 14, 1978. Devan moved to Steamboat Springs, CO, in 2006. She is survived by her parents, two children, Naomi Sierra ...

Lloyd P. Stauder

Lloyd P. Stauder, 78, of Trumbull,, died peacefully with family members by his side Tuesday, July 30, 2013. He was born to the late Edward and Gladys Stauder on February 3, 1935 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. After graduating as president ...

Bethel Ravenscroft

Bethel (May) Ravenscroft, 100, of Steamboat Springs, died Thursday at the Doak Walker House. A memorial service will be set at a later date. Yampa Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Verda Mae (Dinius) Taylor

Sheridan, Wyo.

Verda Mae (Dinius) Taylor of Sheridan, Wyoming, passed away on November 10, 2013 at the Green House Living for Sheridan. Verda was born on May 29, 1930, in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. She was the only child of the late Archie ...

Steven Everett Tripp

Steven Everett Tripp passed away in his home on Wed., Nov. 13, 2013, at the age of 48. After battling brain cancer for 3 1/2 years, Steve died peacefully in his sleep while under the care of hospice. Born on ...

Sean Forney

Sean Luke Forney, beloved and cherished son of Greg and Julie and treasured brother of Scott tragically passed Nov. 18, 2013. We celebrate his life, his spark, his love and his incredible being. Sean was welcomed into our lives on ...

Arlyle C. Standish

Arlyle C. Standish, 93, of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, passed away on November, 23, 2013. Arlyle was born in Plymouth, Wisconsin on November 25, 1919. She married George O. Standish in 1943; they were married for 57 years before he passed ...

Hedwig "Edna" Huron

Hedwig "Edna" Huron, a Routt County resident, died Nov. 23 at the Haven Assisted Living Center. A memorial service is at 4 p.m. Nov. 27 at Yampa Valley Funeral Home. For more information, call 970-879-1494.

Glenola Southard

Glenola Southard, 99, died in Cottonwood, Ariz. She was a former resident of the Doak Walker Care Center. Glenola is survived by her daughter, Jayne Hill and husband, Ed; a second daughter, JoAnne Bernasek, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. ...

Thomas Bryan Smith

Thomas Bryan Smith was born in Craig, Colorado, October 7, 1959 to Tom and Inez Pankey Smith. He passed away on November 21, 2013 at St Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado, after a fall at work. Tom is survived ...

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Michael Bunn


Michael Bunn, of Hayden, died Sunday at his home. A service is pending.

Ruth E. Hammond

Ruth E. Hammond (Babbs), 96, passed away Nov. 4, 2013. She was born Oct. 18, 1917. She grew up near Mount Harris. A funeral service will be held in Lakewood. For further information, call Joann at 303-464-1947.

H.C. Pace III

H.C. Pace III died Sept. 28. A Southern-style celebration of life will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Masonic Hall, 111 Eighth St., in Steamboat Springs. Call Marci Valicenti at 970-846-9224 for more information.

Harold Williamson II

Oak Creek

Harold Williamson II, 83, of Oak Creek, died Sunday. A short graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Oak Creek. A celebration of life will be held in the Oak Creek area, and details will follow at ...

Trudy D. McCardle

Routt County

Trudy D. McCardle, 64, of Routt County, died Saturday. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. today at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Oak Creek. For more information, call Yampa Valley Funeral Home at 970-879-1494.

Fred Goodman

Fred Goodman, born July 12, 1936, died Monday. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the St. Mark’s Episcopal/Lutheran Church, 657 Green St. in Craig. Lunch will follow the service. Any flowers can be sent to the ...