Obituaries for June 2014



Wesley Eugene Signs

Wesley Eugene Signs was born on February 26, 1925, in Pagoda, Colorado, the son of Ernest Clyde and Rosella (Johnson) Signs. He was raised on Williams Fork and later near what is now the Hayden airport. Following high school Wes ...

Jennifer Gale

Jennifer Gale succumbed to cancer Thursday, quietly passing at home lovingly surrounded by friends and family. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Phillip & James Episcopal Church, 2797 S. Lowell Blvd., Denver, CO 80236. In lieu ...

Julia Pollock

Julia Pollock passed away Saturday at her family’s home in Brighton after a long battle with cancer. Julia was a resident of Hayden, CO and Housewares Manager at Steamboat Ace Hardware. She is survived by her parents, Cathy & Alan ...

Merle Willis Nash


Merle Willis Nash of Johnstown, formerly of Steamboat Springs, died Dec. 21. Celebration of Life will be held at 10 a.m. June 21 at Olympic Hall on Howelson Hill. Memorial contributions in Merles’ memory may be made to Steamboat Springs ...

Larry Stevenson

Steamboat Springs

Larry Stevenson 70, of Steamboat Springs passed away on June 17, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Ilene; children Erin of Grand Junction, Nate of Orlando, FL; and brother Ron of Whitmore Lake MI. Born June ...

Ed Peterson

Ed Petersen of Salida, CO, (formerly Steamboat and Oakcreek), passed away peacefully following a valiant 4-year battle with cancer. Ed was born in Denver, CO, and attended South High School and CU-Boulder. Ed was a western slope home builder and ...

Viola H. Hansen

Former resident of Hayden, CO, Viola H. Hansen, age 97, passed away in her hometown of Ortonville, MN, on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 with her children at her side. Viola Helen Van Hout was born Nov. 18, 1916 and as ...

Norbert Eugene Delhaute

Norbert (Del) was born on a small farm in Upland, Nebraska. When the family moved to Denver, he managed a Texaco Station until he enlisted in the Army just prior to World War II. He was injured and spent rehab ...

Daisy Juanita Temple Epps


Daisy Juanita Temple Epps, 91, passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014, in Estes Park, Colorado. Daisy is survived by daughter Marsha Fisher; three grandchildren: Jennifer Hurley and husband Ryan, Keith Fisher, wife Emma and son Wyatt, Emily Smith and husband ...

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Judith Leavitt

Judith “Judy” Leavitt died peacefully at her home in Hayden on April 22. Judy was a longtime resident of the Yampa Valley for 14 years and a custom embroiderer at Colorado Embroidery. A celebration of life will be held at ...

Pam Woods Turner

A celebration of life for Pam Woods Turner “Woodsie” is at 4 p.m. Saturday at Olympian Hall at Howelsen Hill.

Shelia Woodley


Memorial services for Shelia Woodley, of Hayden, will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at the Hayden High School Auditorium.

Helen Dobbin

Steamboat Springs

Helen Dobbin, of Steamboat Springs, died Friday, June 6, 2014 at The Doak Walker House at Casey's Pond. Services will be held at a later date.

Bruce C. Johnston

Bruce C. Johnston, 68, of Steamboat Springs, died peacefully at his home Sunday. There are no services being held at this time. Memorial donations may be made to the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101, ...

Rhonda “Ronnie” Beth Lait Iken

Rhonda “Ronnie” Beth Lait Iken was born Feb. 12, 1938, and died May 17 at home surrounded by her family. A celebration service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Strings Music Pavilion. In lieu of flowers, memorial ...

Cynthia Gail Pugsley

Steamboat Springs

Cynthia Gail Pugsley, 62, a longtime resident of Steamboat Springs, died Tuesday. Services are pending at this time. For more information, call the Yampa Valley Funeral Home at 970-879-1494.

Christie Kinney

Christie Kinney, 93, of Clark, died Feb. 5. She resided at Casey’s Pond Senior Living before her passing. A potluck dinner to honor her life will be held at noon Saturdayat the North Routt Community Charter School. Friends, family, and ...

Daniel Borroel

Oak Creek

Daniel Borroel, of Oak Creek, died June 26 at The Medical Center of The Rockies in Loveland. Funeral services were held Tuesday at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church. Interment followed in Oak Creek Cemetery.