• 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.

  • Irene V. Schutt

         Irene V. Schutt, 92, of Fort Lupton, died April 13, 2011.
         She was born Nov. 24, 1918, in Genoa, Neb., to Monica Kusek and James Usasz.          
         Survivors include her five children, Betty (Doyle) Hicks, Don Schutt, Judy (Larry) Eslinger, Patty (Don) Sack, and Jerry Schutt; two brothers, Ed Usasz, of Brisbane, Australia, and Tony Usasz, of Grand Island, Neb.; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

  • Jennifer G. Bartlett

    Jennifer Bartlett 55 of Brighton, died unexpectedly at the Medical Center of Aurora April 6.


    She left behind her husband James; her daughter and son-in-law Tarah and Shane Sable; her two grandkids, Dakota and Shavelle; her dad. Lawrence Gobble; her mom and stepdad. Donna and Roger Miller; numerous brothers and sisters; and her four-legged friends. Peanut, Scrappy, Butter and Max.

  • Judith A. Hochstetler

                    Judith A. Hochstetler, 67, of Bennett, died April 7, 2011. She was born in Brighton to Andrew Riedel and Albina Werth Jan.  8, 1944. She married Sid Hochstetler Feb. 3, 1970, in Seattle.

    Judy lived in Bennett for the last eight years after she moved from Firestone where she lived for 12 years. She worked for General Cable in Westminster for 20 years as a QA supervisor.

  • Don Allen

                Don Allen, 70, of Dacono, died at home March 30, 2011.

                He was born Jan. 6, 1941, to Don and Florence Allen. He worked in the coal and uranium mining business and was a driver and welder.

                Survivors include his sisters, Laura Davis and Shelda Phillips; his son, Don Roy Allen, of Frederick; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.