• Lucio Benavidez

    Lucio Benavidez, 83, of Fort Lupton, died April 30, 2010.

        Survivors include his children, Sarah (Juan) Balderas and Gilbert (Crissy) Benavidez, of Fort Lupton; siblings, Benico Benavidez, of Fort Lupton, Mayima Sanchez, of Garden City, Kan., Eugene Benavidez Jr., of Corpus Christi, Texas, Alicia Conteras, of Brighton, Lupe Diaz, of Fort Lupton, Josie Sanchez, of Roy City, Texas, Nativada Dia, of Brighton, Rosa Diaz of Brighton; 11 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

  • Larry Gilliland

    Larry Gilliland, also known as Levi Savage, 63, of Platteville, died April 26, 2010.

        Visitation was May 5 at Tabor-Rice Funeral Home in Brighton.


  • Lily Joan Yeager

        Lily Joan Yeager, 92, of Fort Lupton, died April 14, 2010, at Bee Hive Homes in Fort Lupton.

  • George W. Schneider

    George W. Schneider, 84 of Scottsbluff, Neb., died April 2, 2010, at Regional West Medical Center with his family at his side.  

  • Florence Genevieve Barsness

    Florence Genevieve Barsness, 98, of Fort Lupton, passed away in Brighton April 1, 2010.

        She was born in Glenwood, Mich. She graduated from high school in Glenwood. She received her RN education at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and married Gordon Barsness Dec. 5, 1936, in Iowa.

  • Josephine Trujillo

        Josephine Trujillo, 94, of Fort Lupton, passed away April 2, 2010, in Brighton. She was married to Jake Trujillo for 41 years. Josephine loved St. Williams Catholic Church, where she was a member and volunteer housekeeper for more than 30 years. She was a member of Holy Family and League of Mary at St. Williams. Josephine was an honoree at the church’s 100th anniversary for all her work at the church.

        Josephine worked at a canning factory in Fort Lupton and loved to visit nursing homes.

  • Gideon Walter Swick Jr.

        U.S. veteran Gideon Walter Swick Jr., 86, of Fort Lupton, died March 27, 2010, in Greeley.

        He was born Jan. 18, 1924, in Greeley.

        Survivors include his wife, Betty, of Greeley; son, Kevin (Lisa) of Kansas; and daughter, Kim (Dale) of Oklahoma.

        A memorial service is 7 p.m., March 31, at Centennial Care Center in Greeley. No other services are scheduled. Cremation has taken place.


  • Jeanette H. Reiva

    Jeanette H. Reiva, 76, of Sioux City, Iowa, and formerly of Fort Lupton, passed away March 17, 2010, at her home.

  • Adam M. Nunn

    Adam M. Nunn, 75, of Fort Lupton, died March 17, 2010, at his home.

        He was born Feb. 28, 1935.

        Survivors include his wife, Pat Nunn; daughters, Tricia Wilson, of Indiana, Kathy Ross, of Fort Lupton, Donna Matthews, of LaSalle; son, Adam Nunn Jr., of Northglenn; adopted children, Heather Williams, Tony Hawkins, Tammy, Tiffany, David and Billy, of Fort Lupton.

  • Claryce Marlene Sharff

    Claryce Marlene Sharff, 76, of Hudson, died March 6, 2010.

        Survivors include her husband, Dale Vigil Sharff, of Hudson; brothers, Orlo (Pat), Richard (Kenny) and Robert (Sharon); daughters, Katherine (David), Connie (Allen), Cheryl (Robert), Pamela (James), Danette (Kent), and Shelley (Shane); 20 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

        A memorial service was March 11 at Tabor-Rice Funeral Home in Brighton.