• Arthur Ennos Craig

    Arthur Ennos Craig, 84, of Brighton, died Oct. 10, 2011 in Denver. He was one of 13 children, born Feb. 13, 1927, in Wymore, Neb., to Clayton and Alta (Scott) Craig. He was raised in the Liberty and Wymore area and was baptized at the Frog Pond Church near Union Center.

  • Emma Reno

         Emma Reno, 70, of Fort Lupton, died Oct. 11, 2011, in Longmont.
         She was born Sept. 2, 1941, in Tremont Township, Ill., to Hilda and Dirck Van Hoorn.
         Survivors include her husband, John; sister, Grace Larson, of Ill,; son, Rick Cave, of Thornton; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
         She was preceded in death by three sisters; and a brother.
         Funeral services will be private.

  • Dale W. Ewing

         U.S. veteran Dale W. Ewing, 84, of Fort Lupton and formerly of Brighton, died Oct. 10, 2011, at Life Care Center in Greeley.
         He was born Nov. 5, 1926, in Fort Lupton, to Millard H. and Juanita (Midcap) Ewing. He served during World War II from 1943 to 1946, receiving numerous commendations for combat service in Iwo Jima, Sasebo and Nagasaki, Japan.

  • Laurance Gray Hause

                       Veteran Laurance Gray House, 79, of Boulder and formerly of Fort Lupton, died Oct. 9, 2011. He was born Feb. 2, 1932, in Fort Lupon, to Robert Alvin and Ida Myra Gray Hause.

  • Betty D. Berger

    Betty D. Berger, 85, of Henderson, died Oct. 1, 2011, in Thornton. She was born Nov. 17, 1925, in Minatare, Neb., to William Douglas and Inez Krickbaum.

    Betty graduated from West Nebraska General Hospital in 1944 as a registered nurse, and she worked at the Brighton Community Hospital for more than 30 years. She loved her animals, especially dogs.

    She is survived by her daughters, Linda Berger and Nancy Berger; brother, Bill (Judy) Douglas; a nephew, Wayne (Janet) Petterson, and several great-nieces and nephews.

  • Joshua T. Dillon

    Joshua T. Dillon, 19, of Brighton, passed away Sept. 26, 2011.


                He was born July 19, 1992, in Denver, the son of Paul and Tami Prentiss. He attended schools in Brighton and was a senior at Brighton High School.

  • Peggy Sue Sergo

        Peggy Sergo, 58, of Bennett, died Sept. 23, 2011, in Englewood.
         She was born Dec. 30, 1952, in Denver, to Glen Lancaster and Margie Beck.
        Survivors include her mother, of Bennett; her husband, Joe, of Bennett; daughters, Hollie Sergo-Juarez, of Bennett, and Carrie (Mike) Trudell, of Lakewood; son, Rick (Rhonda) Sergo, of Bennett; and seven grandchildren.

  • Tinie L. Crawford

        U.S. veteran Tinie L. Crawford, 74, of Thornton, died Sept. 15, 2011, in Thornton.
        He was born Feb. 2, 1937, in Red Cloud, Neb., to Ivan Crawford and Ila Koenig. He joined the United States Army in May 1955 and served until 1957.

  • Irene Evelyn Hardman

        Irene Evelyn Hardman 87, of Commerce City, died Sept. 22, 2011, at her home.
        Survivors include daughters, Anita (Terry) Kenny, Janice (John) King, Five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
        She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Robert (Bob) Hardman.
        Service is 1 p.m., Sept. 30, at Aspen Mortuary 6580 E. 73rd Ave., Commerce City.

  • Walter Howell

        U.S. veteran Walter Howell, 76, of Commerce City, died Sept. 19, 2011, at his home.
        He was born April 10, 1938, in Denver, to George and Edna Howell. He served in the Army during World War II as a corporal.
        Survivors include his wife, Janet Howell, of Commerce City; son, Daniel Howell; sisters, Marjorie Cole, Patricia Wheeler, Barbara Case, and Shirley Booth.
        Funeral service was Sept. 26, at Faith Bible Chapel in Arvada. Burial followed at at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver.