Obituaries

Obituary: Angela Dawn Davis, 50

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Angela Dawn Davis, was born on September 22, 1972 in Cheyenne Wells, CO to Ernest and Ida Mae Parkes Davis. Angela passed away January 13, 2023, at the age of 50 from complications of a recent illness.

Obituary: Marguerite Quackenbush

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Marguerite Quackenbush (aka Marge or Margie) passed away January 17, 2023 at Keefe Memorial Hospital in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado. She was 92 years young.

Obituary: Creighton Osborne, 98

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Creighton Osborne was born February 12, 1924 and grew up in Brewster, Kansas, the second of five children of Clarke and Lourene (O’Neal) Osborne. His siblings are Dorothy Mayer, Marna Williams, Velda Jones and Elroy Osborne.

Obituary: Ervin Mitchek

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Ervin Mitchek was born on a farm in Cheyenne County, Colorado on November 22, 1936 to Charles J. and Martha Mitchek.

Obituary: Angela Dawn Davis

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Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2023 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Kit Carson.

Obituary: Mark Walter, 72

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Mark was born in Great Bend, KS on July 14, 1946. He joined a family with two brothers, Terry and Larry, and two sisters, Margaret and Linda.

Obituary: Erik W. Melgoza

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It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the passing of a beloved father, grandfather, teacher, coach, mentor and an all around inspiration. Erik William Melgoza, 54, passed away January 4, 2023.

Obituary: Radford Lynn Estep

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Radford Lynn Estep (Chief) was born on February 9, 1952, in Tulia, TX to Dewayne and Lorene Estep. Rad had several siblings: Hobert, Johnny, Hoyt, Elaine & Patty.

Obituary: Yolanda Lee (Chiles) Hier

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Yolanda (Lonnie) was born on April 2, 1952, in Lincoln Nebraska, to James Chiles and Lois (Boeve) Chiles. She was the first grandchild in the family and was treated like a little “princess”.

Obituary: Vivian Marteal Johnson

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Vivian Marteal (Marty) Bickel Johnson, 95, went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 13, 2022, at Prairie Pines Assisted Living in Eads, CO, surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 4, 1927, in Jetmore, KS, and grew up on the family ranch in Haswell, Colorado.

Wilma Marion Snyder-Lowe, 97

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Wilma Marion Snyder-Lowe, age 97, passed away peacefully on November 28, 2022 in Loveland, CO surrounded by her loving family. She lived a long, rewarding and noble life that will surely leave a lasting impact for generations to come.

Arlyn Ray Brown, 58

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Arlyn “Ray” Brown joined Jesus in heaven on December 5, 2022, at Swedish Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was born June 21, 1964 to Robert A.

Obituary: Donald Ira Pfingston, 82

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A graveside memorial service for longtime Eads, Colorado resident Donald I. Pfingston will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, December 5, 2022 at the Eads Cemetery in Eads, Colorado with Todd McCaughey officiating.

Peggy Louise Stoker (Jones)

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Peggy was born in Edler, Colorado on February 1,1933 to Claude and Louise (Gretchen) Jones. Soon after her birth the family (her parents, Leonard, Faye, Bobbie and Peggy) moved to Las Animas, Colorado where Claude started his career with the United States Postal Service and Lou worked as a nurse.

Obituary: Maria Delores Mitchek, 62

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Maria, also known to family and friends as Lola, was born in Zacatecas, Mexico. She was child number 7 of 9 brothers and sisters.

Obituary: Mary Jo Tallman, 71

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On September 24, 1951, Mary Joan (Smith) Tallman was born to Robert Burns Smith and Mary Joan (Conley) Smith in Bradford, Pennsylvania. Mary Jo was the first of six siblings, three brothers and two sisters soon followed.
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