Obituaries for May 2014



Mary Yolonda Critchlow

Oak Creek

Mary Yolonda Critchlow, of Oak Creek, passed away on Feb. 14, 2014. Yolonda was born to James and Elizbeth McFarland in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on November 19, 1922. Yolonda met her future husband, Earl D. Critchlow at the Tulsa U.S.O. They ...

Edward Oscar Montieth

Oak Creek

Edward Oscar Montieth, was born September 12, 1933 in Mount Harris Colorado, one of 12 children to Sam and Ida Montieth. Ed loved his family, the outdoors, animals and country music. He was a very kind, easy going, loving man ...

William P. Spyker

Steamboat Springs

William P. Spyker (Bill or Spike), age 59, Steamboat Springs, CO and Cape Coral, FL departed us on 5/7/14. He died in his home in Cape Coral from complications due to a medical condition he was dealing with for the ...

Robert Burns Whalen

Rutland, Vermont

Father Robert Burns Whalen, age 87, died on May 3, 2014, in Rutland, Vermont. Father Whalen was born January 13th, 1927, in Rutland, Vermont, the son of Thomas and Grace (Burns) Whalen. He attended St. Thomas Seminary, Bloomfield, Connecticut, and ...

Mark Sinclair Bauer

Grand Junction

Mark Sinclair Bauer, loving husband, devoted father, grandfather, brother, nephew and uncle, died on May 2, 2014 of a sudden, massive heart attack in Grand Junction. He was 62 years old. Mark was born on February 12, 1952 in Lamar, ...

Thomas Spicer

A celebration of life for Thomas Spicer will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Oak Creek Cemetery. This will be a military service. Potluck to follow at the Colorado Bar and Grill.

Llewellyn Reuben Mattern

Scottsbluff, Nebraska

Llewellyn Reuben Mattern, age 67, died on May 9, 2014 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Llewellyn honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from 1967 to 1968. He then drove for UPS in Steamboat Springs, CO. A ...

Rosa Kathryn Hageman

Rosa Kathryn “Kay” Hageman passed away at the Colorado State Veterans Home at Fitzsimons in Denver on May 11. She was 92. She was honored for her WWII service in the Navy with a procession of care givers who escorted ...

Carlyn Earl Koester

LaGrange, Wyoming

Carlyn Earl “Carl” Koester, 74, of LaGrange, Wyoming died on Sunday, May 11, 2014 in Dothan, Alabama. He was born on January 30, 1940 in Ness City, Kansas and had lived in LaGrange for 20 years. Carl was a Missionary ...

Jonathan Clinton Palmer

Jonathan Clinton Palmer March 18, 1979 - May 16, 2014 After 35 vibrant years Jon died May 16th of a severe brain injury sustained in a fall caused by a seizure. The Funeral is May 27th at 11:00am at Arvada ...

Steven Craig Sharp

Steve was born on July 19th, 1963, on March Air Force Base in Riverside, California, to Joseph C. and Marietta Sharp, he moved to Oak Creek, Colorado, at age 6 and went to school at Soroco and then went on ...

Eileen Broughton

Eileen Broughton, 94 years of age, of Mankato, passed away peacefully at her home Tuesday, May 20, 2014. She was born on November 8, 1919 in Lolita, Texas to Henry and Lydia (Byrne) Broughton. Eileen was cared for by her ...

Virginia Lois Redmond

Virginia graduated from Lakewood High School and was a model for May D&F in Denver where she met William Redmond. They married two days before her 20th birthday on February 17th, 1950. Virginia and Bill raised 8 children out on ...

George Heverling

George passed away peacefully at his home in Placitas, New Mexico surrounded by his wife and daughters on May 22, 2014. Most of his life was spent in Steamboat enjoying the outdoors, camping, fishing and riding Dirt Bikes. You may ...

Death Notice

Francis Otis


Francis Otis, a longtime Hayden resident, died May 1 in Roseburg, Oregon. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at the Hayden Cemetery.

Kent Franz

Steamboat Springs

Kent Franz, of Steamboat Springs, died at home May 5. No public services are planned. Call Yampa Valley Funeral Home at 970-879-1494 with questions.

Ruth Alberta Henderson

Steamboat Springs

Ruth Alberta Henderson died May 6 in Steamboat Springs. Services are planned in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. For information, call Dugan-Kramer Funeral Chapels at 308-632-4101.

Rhonda Beth Lait Iken

Rhonda "Ronnie" Beth Lait Iken passed away Saturday, 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 contributions in Ronnie’s memory ...