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Obituaries

  • Jose A. Santillan

    Jose A. Santillan, 48, of Brighton, died Jan. 17, 2011. He was born April 21, 1962, in Juarez, Mexico, to Casimiro and Ofelia Santillan de la Cruz.

    Jose is survived by his wife, Maria (Grijalva) Santillan, of Brighton; his parents, Casimiro and Ofelia Santillan, of Juarez, Mexico; daughters, Elizabeth and Salma Santillan, of Brighton; sisters, Amalia Santillan of Chaparral, N.M., Mirian Santillan of Juarez, Mexico, an Mayela Santillan of El Paso, Texas; and one brother, Marcos Santillan, of El Paso.

  • Fidencio Sanchez Lozano

        Fidencio Sanchez Lozano, 82, of Brighton, passed away Jan. 12, 2011.
        He was born Sept. 5, 1928, in Chihuahua, Mexico.

  • Maria Garza Torres

        Maria Garza Torres, 79, of Brighton, passed away Jan. 8, 2011, in Brighton.

  • Eugene J. LePore

        Eugene J. LePore, 78, of Brighton, passed away Jan. 10, 2011, in Denver.

  • Bobby Joe Campbell

    Bobby Joe Campbell, 80, of Fort Lupton, died Jan. 15, 2011. He was born March 1, 1930, in Asher, Okla., to Ernest and Ella (Holmes) Campbell. Bobby married Lois Jean Harvey May 16, 1959, in Durango.

    Bobby drove over the road for A Trucking Co. in Oklahoma City and moved to the Brighton and Fort Lupton area in 1971. He was a driller in the oil field industry for many years.

    He loved hunting and fishing and also loved to ready Western books. Bobby also enjoyed tooling leather. He owned and operated his own lawn mowing business.

  • Thomas Jody Coughlin

    Thomas Jody Coughlin, 55, of Brighton, died Jan. 14, 2011. Coughlin was born in Denver to Thomas J. and Mary Lee (Schrock) Couglin July 10, 1955.

    He is survived by his mother, Mary Lee Coughlin, of Brighton; brother, Time (Cheryl) Coughlin, of Brighton, and aunt and uncle, Don and Bobbie Pfertsh of Keenesburg.

    A funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Jan. 20, at Tabor-Rice Funeral Home. Interment follows at Morrison Cemetery. Tabor-Rice Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

  • Michael J. Kokoszka

    Michael J. Kokoszka of Fort Lupton, died Jan. 12, 2011. He was born June 6, 1945, in Chicago, Ill. He graduated from Morton High School in 1963, Morton Junior College in 1966 and attended the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, where he played college football. He married Claire Burmester Sept. 9, 1978. Michael and Claire moved to Fort Lupton in 1983.

     

    He had a long work history as a supervisor in the meat processing industry with Jones Dairy Farm and Bar S Foods. Michael most recently worked for ADT Security Systems.

  • Wayne Clark Lundberg

        Wayne Clark Lundberg, 67, of Fort Lupton, died Jan. 6, 2011.
        He was born Dec. 25, 1943, to Clark and Paul Lundberg, in Snohomish, Wash.
        Survivors include his mother, of Minnesota; daughters, Kimberly (Greg) French, of Colorado, Christine (Duane) Foss, of Colorado, and Tammy Watters; sons, Wayne Lundberg Jr. and Brian (Tina) Lundberg, of Minnesota.
        He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy, in 2006; and his father.

  • Florence M. Schaefer

        Florence M. Schaefer, 93, of Brighton, passed away Jan. 10, 2011. in Brighton.     
        She was born July 29, 1917, in Brighton to Herman and Mary (Wall) Rosenbrock. She graduated from Brighton High School in 1935 and was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church. Florence married Martin Schaefer Feb. 16, 1947, in Brighton.

  • George C. Adams

        George C. “Rusty” Adams, 73, of Keenesburg, passed away Jan 7, 2011, at Hospice of Northern Colorado after a long battle with cancer.
        He was born June 13, 1937, in Denver to George C and Myrtle (White) Adams. He graduated from Hudson High in 1956 and joined the Marines in 1957, where he became an amphibious mechanic. In 1958, he was united in marriage to Evonne Arnold, they were blessed with four children, Karey Jean Adams, Janell Kay Adams ( Burough), Carla Jean Adams (Dever), and Gerald Dean Adams.