• LaVerne (Bud) Browning

    Laverne (Bud) Browning, 86, of Hudson, died April 19, 2011, in Windsor. He was born to John and Lucinda (Troxel) Browning March 27, 1925, in Bird City, Kan.

  • Sara A. Trujillo

    Sarah Trujillo, 98, of Brighton, died April 24, 2011, at her home.
        She was born in Raton, N.M. on April 15, 1913, to Joseph and Salloma Gallegos. She is survived by her sons, Bruno Trujillo, of Denver; Joe (Josie) Trujillo, of Brighton, and Richard Trujillo, of Brighton; a daughter, Carol Ruibal, of Brighton; 15 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Gallegos, of Denver.

  • Herb Siddle

    Herb Siddle, 77, of Estes Park and Pueblo West, died at the Estes Park Medical Center April 20, 2011.  
        He was born March 30, 1934, in Cody, Wyo., to Harry Elbert Siddle and Alice Katherine (Bates) Siddle.  He graduated from Montana State College, now known as Montana State University, with a degree in civil engineering.  Mr. Siddle served his country in the United States Army. 

  • Jose F. Contreras

    Jose F. Contreras, 80, of Brighton, died April 19, 2011, at his home. He was born Aug. 23, 1930, in Corpus Christi, Texas, to Tomas Contreras and Louisa Rocha.

  • Carolyn Louise Lambertson

         Carolyn Louise (Wooley) Lambertson, 68, of Commerce City, died April 20, 2011, in Brighton. She was born in Litchfield, Minn, March 19, 1943, and graduated from Litchfield High School.
         Survivors include her husband; daughters, Carrie Thompson, of Lakewood, and Nita (Steve) Osborne, of Commerce City; son, Scott (Barbara) Lambertson, of Litchfield; and eight grandchildren.
        Carolyn was preceded in death by her mother, Delores; one brother, Owen; and one granddaughter, Shelby.

  • Rudolph S. Moralez

    Rudolph S. Moralez (Rudy), 90, began his life's journey in Fort Collins, born to Daniel and Cleotilda Morales. His siblings who preceded him in death included Esther Gonzalez and Danny Morales. A brother, Jess Morales and a sister, Alice Reyes, survive him.


  • Christina M. Gerstmann

    Christina M. Gerstmann, 45, died April 19 with family by her side after a six-month battle with cancer. She was known for her passion for education and dedication to helping others.

    She is survived by her husband, Jon; son Wade; daughter, Andrea; and grandson, Dominic.

    At her request, no service will be held.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christina's memorial account at any 1stBank branch.

  • Catherine Lin Rhoads Hollandsworth

    Catherine Lin Rhoads Hollandsworth, 40, of Keenesburg, died April 14, 2011. She was born Dec. 12, 1970, to Warren W. and Susanna Ma Moon Lin Rhoads. She attended Ashley Elementary School in Denver. When her family moved, she enrolled in Aurora Middle School.


    Following her parents’ divorce, she moved back to Denver. She attended the Adult Education Tutorial program and received her general equivalency diploma.

  • Dominic Cinea

    U.S. veteran Dominic Cinea, 87, of Fort Lupton, died April 17, 2011, at his home. He was born Aug. 5, 1923, in Boulder, to Severino Cinea and Rosina Antenucci.

    Dominic graduated from Frederick High School in 1941 and joined the Colorado Conservation Corps where he helped to build Trail Ridge Road. He was drafted into the U.S. Coast Guard and served in the Aleutian Islands from 1943-1945. He married Geneva Henry Nov. 17, 1962, in Greeley.

  • William John Hake

    U.S. veteran William John Hake, 81, of Fort Lupton, died April 16, 2011.

               He was born Aug. 27, 1929, in Detroit. He was in the Army and the Air Force. He served in the Philippines and earned a Victory Medal. He worked for Allied Signal in California until his retirement.