Gloria Elaine Blankenbaker Peck came into the world May 14, 1934 in Kit Carson, Colorado to Guy and Elsie Blankenbaker, when the snow blew half the day and dirt blew the other half. She was baptized in the Kit Carson Methodist Church on October 15, 1950.
On December 28, 2021, at the age of 69, Ronnie Wyatt of Wiggins, Colorado, born in Beloit, Kansas on January 6, 1952 passed away. Family and friends can send flowers and condolences in memory of the loved one.
James Elliott Bendorf born to Curtis and Fern Bendorf in Dighton, Kansas on June 4, 1928 passed from this life on December 12, 2021 while in the long term care facility at Weisbrod Hospital in Eads, Colorado with his three daughters at his side.
Mary Ann Christiansen was born in Erick, Oklahoma two years after the stock market crash of 1929 to parents who loved her but struggled to keep starvation at bay. As the oldest child (and the only girl), she took care of her two younger brothers, often on a tarp or a tent at the edge of whatever field her parents were working in.
Frankie Elvin Stoker was born on August 9, 1935 in Las Animas, Colorado to Frank and Edna Stoker. Frankie grew up in and around Haswell, Colorado with his sisters Muriel and Shirley and numerous cousins.
Marilyn Kay was born on December 30, 1940 in Meade, Kansas to Harrison and Ruth (Ford) Fell and lived there for several years before moving to Liberal, Kansas. Later the family moved to Kit Carson, Colorado to what became the Ford and Fell Hat Bar ranch. She became close buddies with her Grandma and Grandpa Ford and her love of horses and dogs was born on this ranch. She attended elementary school at the country school of Mount Pearl and graduated from Kit Carson High School.