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Obituaries

  • Marland B. Hosford

        Marland B. Hosford, 78, of Brighton, passed away Nov. 6, 2012, in Denver. He was born Nov. 3, 1934, in Great Bend, Kan., to Kenneth and Margaret (Brougher) Hosford. He attended school in California and later married Judy Beierle June 13, 1953, in Brighton.

  • M. Amelia Rivera

        Amelia Rivera, of Brighton, passed away Nov. 4, 2012, in Brighton, Colorado. Amelia was born in Fabens, Texas.
        She worked as a shoe buyer and shop owner of Reliable Shoe Store in Reedley, Calif.
        She is survived by two brothers, Fred Rivera and Jess Rivera, and their families, as well as several nieces and nephews.
        Amelia will forever be cherished and loved by her family and friends. She touched many lives with her kind and compassionate heart.

  • Todd Welch

        Todd Welch, 41, of Brighton, passed away Nov. 9, 2012, in Thornton. He was born June 23, 1971, in Bellflower, Calif., to David and Dixie Welch.
        Todd attended school in Colorado Springs and worked at Conoco as a cashier.
        He is survived by his father, David Welch, and step-mother Joyce, both of Thornton; his mother, Dixie, of Colorado Springs; brother David, of Colorado Springs; and sister Julie, of Northglenn.

  • Nellie Izell Hackler

        Nellie Izell Hackler, 89, of Aurora, passed away Nov. 7, 2012, in Aurora. She was born Oct. 30, 1923, in New Albany, Miss., to James and Mandy Williams.
        Nellie worked as a drapery maker and a housewife. She was married twice — to David E. Jones and Ledesty D. Hackler.

  • Richard S. Light

    Richard Light, 71, of Fort Lupton, passed away Nov. 8, 2012. He was born April 13, 1941, in La Junta to Sherman and Shirley Light. He married Shirley Steinbach May 10, 1968, in Denver.
        He served in the U.S. Navy as a Seabee. Richard enjoyed serving in the church and spending time with family and friends. He touched the lives of many and will be missed by all.

  • Bea Salthouse

        Bea Salthouse, 79, of Brighton, passed away Oct. 28, 2012, at her home. She was born Jan. 8, 1933, in Denver to Roy and Mildred (Newkirk) Weaver. She attended elementary and middle school in Henderson and graduated from Brighton High School in 1951. She married Vernon Schlitt June 15, 1955. After Vernon passed away May 24, 1959, Bea married Jack Salthouse on Sept. 14, 1961, in Brighton.

  • Ida Montoya

        Ida Montoya, 98, of Brighton, passed away Oct. 29, 2012, in Brighton.
        A rosary service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, followed by funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, both at St. Augustine Catholic Church. Interment at Elmwood Cemetery.
        Tabor-Rice Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

  • Bea Salthouse

        Bea Salthouse, 79, of Brighton, passed away at her home Oct. 28, 2012. She was born Jan. 8, 1933, in Denver, to Roy and Mildred (Newkirk) Weaver.
        Bea is survived by her sons, Rick (Pam) Schlitt, Ron Schlitt and Mark (Cynthia) Salthouse, all of Brighton, and Todd (Pauline) Salthouse, of Centennial; daughter, Susan Schricker, of Princeville, Ill.; 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

  • Richard B. Turner

        Richard B. Turner, 61, a resident of Cottonwood Care Center in Brighton, passed away Oct. 26, 2012, at Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton. He was born June 16, 1951, in Afton, Wyo., to Henry and Wilda (Barrus) Turner. He attended Meritt Hutton High School in Thornton.

  • Aida Kruymel

        Aida Kruymel, 103, of Brighton, passed away Oct. 23, 2012. She was born Oct. 28, 1908, in Costa Rica, to Jose and Betsabe (Martin) Escalante. She was raised by a very prominent family in Costa Rica and attended grammar school in Cartago, Costa Rica. She continued her education to study art in San Jose, Costa Rica, and remained in Costa Rica until the age of 40.