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.
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”.
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, 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.
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 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.
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.
After 92 wonderful years, Parthenia (Patsy) Hanavan, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away peacefully at her farm in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado on November 7, 2022.
Lizzie May Rehfeld, of Cheyenne Wells, Colorado passed away on September 29, 2022 at the age of 91. Lizzie was born August 6, 1931, in County Adams, the township of Oliver in Unity, Ohio.
Candi Sue Walker, 47, died in the early morning hours of October 7, 2022, at Weisbrod Memorial County Hospital and Nursing Home in Eads, Colorado, with her son and father by her side. She was born April 8, 1975, to Dorothy “Dottie” Marie Robinson in Picayune, Mississippi.
A memorial celebration of life for former longtime Sheridan Lake and Bristol/Lamar area resident and most recently a resident of The Cheyenne Manor of Cheyenne Wells was held at 10:30 AM, Friday, October 14, 2022 at the Cheyenne Wells Christian Church with Ian Blacker officiating. A private family inurnment was held at the Arapahoe Cemetery.
Theresa Marie (Gorman) Weber was born on January 13, 1935. After a 14-month battle with colon cancer, she passed away peacefully at her home in Sheridan Lake, Colorado on Sunday, October 9, 2022, at the age of 87.