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Obituary: Rich Hockett

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Earl Richard (Rich) Hockett was born December 7, 1923 in Branson Colorado to Earl Richard Hockett Sr. and Stella (Weeks) Hockett.

Obituary: Vesta Ilene Sexson

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A celebration of life for former Sheridan Lake, Colorado resident currently of Akron, Colorado will be held at 10:00AM on Saturday, July 1, 2023 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Jamie Crockett officiating. Interment will follow at the Riverside Cemetery.

Obituary: Gene MacGregor Culver

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Gene MacGregor Culver was born in Los Angeles and raised in Chivington in southeastern Colorado during the Depression and the Dust Bowl. He knew plenty about hardship, having lived in a train car in his earliest years.

Obituary: Larry Michael

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Larry Dean Michael was born on June 16, 1947 in Hays, Kansas to Ross Douglas and Mildred Fern (Wilcox) Michael. He had 3 older siblings waiting at home for him: Shirley, Carol and Leroy.

Obituary: Mary Ann Ure, 97

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Mary Ann Ure was born in Duluth, MN, on March 6, 1926 to Croatian immigrants George and Anna Stipac. She passed away June 12, 2023 in Eads, Colorado.

Obituary: Anthony Contreras

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Mass of Christian Burial for Anthony Contreras will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 9, 2023 at St.

Obituary: Mary Cathileen

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Harold and Mary (Darnall) Beek welcomed their first bundle of joy, Mary Cathileen into the world on September 9th, 1946, calling her Cathileen. Her first home was located 22 miles north of Cheyenne Wells, CO.

Obituary: Brenda Kathleen Kregar

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Brenda Kathleen Kregar of Gaithersburg, MD, loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother passed away on October 22, 2022, at the age of 73.

Obituary: Larry Evan Watts

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A celebration of life for lifelong Eads, Colorado resident, Larry Evan Watts will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, May 26, 2023 at the Eads High School Gymnasium with Lane Gooden and Jim Brown co-officiating. Interment will follow at the Eads Cemetery in Eads, Colorado.

Obituary: Eunice “Honey Belle” Dixon, 81

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Eunice (Honey Belle) Dixon, of Eads, Colorado, passed away on May 6, 2023 at Weisbrod Memorial Hospital in Eads. Honey Belle was born January 31, 1942 in Raton, New Mexico to Emmett & Aline Thrasher.

Obituary: Paul John Tesmer

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Paul J Tesmer was born May 14, 1953 along with his twin brother Peter B Tesmer in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado.

Obituary: Jewel Marie Densford

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Jewel Marie Densford, 71, passed away April 28, 2023. She leaves behind to cherish her memory daughters Kelli and husband Dave, Brianne and husband Dhruv, three grandchildren Megan partner Aaron, Emily and partner TJ, and Aaron, and one great granddaughter, Memphys Marie, along with numerous friends.

Obituary: Kenneth A. Burns, 92

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Kenneth Allond Burns was born on July 26, 1930, at his grandmother’s home (as was the custom) in Leoti, KS, to Jesse Allond and Roberta May (Hollister) Burns. Kenneth returned, with his parents, to his ome in Colorado when he was 3 weeks old.

Obituary: Charles Edward Barber

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Charles Edward Barber, age 84, of Longmont, Colorado passed away peacefully on Monday, March 13, 2023. Charles was born in Lamar, Colorado.

Obituary: Don McDaniel, 97

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Donald Ray “Don” McDaniel was born on May 19, 1925 in Eads, Colorado the son of Roland and Lottie Wilkins McDaniel. Don married Phyllis Martha Elgin and they raised three children.

Obituary: Laurel Arnold Niemann

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Laurel Arnold Niemann, 93, of Flagler, Colorado passed away on February 28, 2023 at Weisbrod Memorial County Hospital in Eads after a long life of service to his faith, family, community and country.