• Evelyn Ruth Tepe

        Evelyn Ruth Tepe, 92, died Saturday, March 16, 2013, in Brighton. She was born April 16, 1920, to Charlotte and Eduard Kramer at their home north of Brighton. She met her future husband, Edwin Wilhelm Tepe, when he was a farm hand on her parent’s farm. One of his jobs was to drive Evelyn and her siblings and cousins in a horse-drawn spring wagon to school every morning. She attended Zion Lutheran School where she was valedictorian. She graduated from Brighton High School.

  • Theresa M. Walsh

        Theresa M. Walsh, 78, of Brighton, passed away March 12, 2013, at Kindred Care Center of Brighton. Although a Brighton resident for several years, she was born Oct. 14, 1934, in Denver, the eighth child of a family of nine children to James W. and Alma M. Walsh.
        She graduated from St. Francis de Sales High School in 1952 and immediately applied her skills as a secretary; later in her career she became an executive secretary and was extremely talented.

  • Vesta L. Tow

        Vesta L. Tow, 71, of Fort Lupton, passed away March 18, 2013, at home. She was born Aug. 22, 1941, in Muskegon, Mich., to Vesper and Delores Rader. She married Loren Marvin Tow Dec. 29, 1971.
        She was preceded in death by her parents; sons, Glen Baker and Arthur Tow; and a daughter, Terry Tow.

  • Charline Heinz

    Charline Heinz, 83, of Fort Lupton, passed away March 17, 2013, at her home. She was born Sept. 1, 1929, to Virgil McLain and Ethel (Gardner) Wright in Salem, Ark. She married Glen Lefforge on March 1, 1947. After Glen passed away, she married Robert H. Heinz on Sept. 30, 1987.

  • Carrol Lynne Fedelleck

    Carrol Lynne Fedelleck, 66, of Henderson, passed away at her home March 7, 2013.
        Carrol was born April 22, 1946, to Carl and Bernice Anderson in Denver. She married Robert Fedelleck May 7, 1965, and began raising a family of three girls; Lorrie, Cristy and Stephanie. Carrol lived in the Brighton area since 1979.

  • Tracy Ann Thompson

    Tracy Ann Thompson, 49, of Thornton, passed away March 5, 2013, at her home. She was born Jan. 24, 1964, in Greeley. She married Craig Thompson on July 20, 1985, in Nunn.
        She is survived by her mother, Ann Smith, of Ault; husband, Craig Thompson, of Thornton; two daughters, Osa (Chase) Deshon, of Fort Collins, and Ola Thompson, of Denver; two brothers, Bill (Mary) Mitchell, of Colorado Springs, and Dave Mitchell of Nunn.
        Memorial service was March 11, 2013, at Tabor-Rice Funeral Home in Brighton, which handled the arrangements.

  • Charles Ray 'Toby' Daily

    Charles Ray Daily was born Feb. 25, 1935, in Ponca City, Okla., to Edward C. and Sarah (Andrew) Daily. The nickname “Toby” was given to him as a child by his beloved uncle, Walt Andrew, and it served him well all his life.

  • George R. Eddleman

    George Eddleman, 88, of Commerce City, passed away Feb. 27, 2013. Born Dec. 19, 1924, in Colorado City, Texas, George is survived by his children, Sharon Szabados and Carol Sostarich; three grandchildren, Gretchen Cvancara, Heather Sostarich and Christina Szabados; two great-grandchildren, Mykol Sostarich and Ralphie Martinez; and a brother, James Eddleman.

  • Jennifer Rene Reed

        Jennifer Rene Reed, 35, laid to rest with Christ March 1, 2013, in Brighton. Born July 4, 1977, in San Diego, Calif., to Donna and Gary Reed.
        She is survived by her mother, Donna; daughters, Teesha and Ashlee Diaz. Jennifer is also survived by her brother, Dwayne Bottcher. Jennifer was predeceased by her father, Gary, in 1980.
        Funeral services were March 8 at Tabor-Rice Funeral Home, which handled the arrangements.


  • Alfred N. Mascarenas

        Alfred N. Mascarenas, 30, of Brighton, passed away March 8, 2013, in Brighton. He was born Aug. 22, 1982, in Brighton, to Gilbert and JoAnn (Macias) Mascarenas. He was a lifetime resident of Brighton and graduated from Brighton High School in 2001. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church.