Funeral services for MARTIN COCHRAN will be held on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in Hugo. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Mr. Cochran passed away on May 18, 2019 at his home near Akron, CO. Mr. Cochran was a longtime soil conservationist in southeast Colorado and did many terracing jobs in Kiowa County. Friends and family can register online condolences and sign the guestbook at www.brownfuneraldirectors.com. Brown funeral Home in Burlington, CO is in charge of arrangements.
Delores Leona Eikenberg was born September 18, 1937 to George and Vera (McFarlin) Walker in Akron, Colorado. She was the second oldest of seven children. She lived her younger years in the Platner/Otis area. Delores graduated from Otis High School in 1955.
Carmen Alene Kent passed away at the age of 63 on April 1, 2019 at Keefe Memorial Hospital in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado following a decade fight with breast cancer.
Robert Allen Hester (Bob) was born August 4, 1943 in DeWitt County, Cuero, Texas to the late Lola Mae Goode Hester and Charles Brack Hester. He was the youngest of their four boys. He was raised on a ranch and cotton farm near Yorktown, Texas. He loved to ride horses. Picking cotton, not so much. He played baseball, football, and basketball growing up. He helped the local ranchers with roundups and brandings. He worked for a local vet and never forgot his training there. He doctored his cattle and horses and took pride in being able to “hit the vein.” He joined the United States Navy 12/28/1960. He spent his service time on the USS Yorktown, in the Pacific Ocean, and visited ports in Japan, Hong-Kong, the Philippines, and Hawaii. His ship was the aircraft carrier, USS Yorktown. His tour included nuclear testing. He was honorably discharged 07/31/1964. His reserve obligation ended 12/30/1966.
A celebration of life memorial service for longtime Eads resident, Leonard D. Sniff will be held at 10:00AM on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating.