• Eleanor B. Johnson

    Eleanor B. Johnson was born June 27, 1928, on the farm of her parents, Alcarita and George Romero, north of Fort Lupton. She lived in Fort Lupton for many years and graduated from the local high school. Eleanor was employed at May D&F Co. where she met and married her husband, Marvin. The couple moved to Nebraska. Eleanor returned to the Fort Lupton area years later where she raised her three children.

  • Norma Faye Bowman

    Norma Faye Bowman, of Brighton, born in Dickenson County, Va., was freed from all her earthly pain and peacefully entered the loving arms of her savior, Jesus, May 12, 2010, following a valiant, six-year battle with cancer. Norma will be forever remembered by her family and friends for her kindness, generosity, creativity and her love for the Lord. While she is no longer with us, it is impossible for anyone she touched not to be blessed with a little piece of Norma.

  • Eugene R. Brown

    U.S. veteran Eugene R. Brown, 80, of Longmont, died May 14, 2010, at Longmont United Hospital.

  • Robert G. Scott

    A memorial service for former Brighton resident Robert G. Scott will be at 2 p.m., May 24, at First Presbyterian Church, 510 S. 27th Ave., Brighton. Scott died March 24, 2010.


  • Stephanie A. Chedel

    Stephanie A. Chedel, 61, of Brighton, died May 9, 2010.

        She was born Feb. 3, 1949, in Mitchell, S.D. to Ralph and Janis Chedel. Survivors include a son, Nicholas (Jayda) Henrich, of Desmet, S.D., and one grandson.

  • Tanner Fitzsimmons

    Tanner Fitzsimmons, 20, of Norfork, Ark., died May 1, 2010 at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, Miss.

        He was born Nov. 15, 1989, in Dodge City, Kan., to Tony and Bandi (Rieman) Fitzsimmons. Tanner married Brittany Haarstad Sept. 6, 2009, in Calico Rock, Ark. He worked in construction. He was a member of the Pleasant Valley Community Church.

  • Janet McWilliams Perlick

    Janet McWilliams Perlick, 51, of Brighton, died May 7, 2010.

        As a Realtor with Zadel Realty in Firestone, Janet worked tirelessly to help her clients with their real estate needs. For several years, Janet volunteered her time to raise money for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life and was honored for her fundraising efforts. Besides volunteering in various organizations, she enjoyed golf, travel and spending time with friends and family.

  • Lucio Benavidez

    Lucio Benavidez, 83, of Fort Lupton, died April 30, 2010.

        Survivors include his children, Sarah (Juan) Balderas and Gilbert (Crissy) Benavidez, of Fort Lupton; siblings, Benico Benavidez, of Fort Lupton, Mayima Sanchez, of Garden City, Kan., Eugene Benavidez Jr., of Corpus Christi, Texas, Alicia Conteras, of Brighton, Lupe Diaz, of Fort Lupton, Josie Sanchez, of Roy City, Texas, Nativada Dia, of Brighton, Rosa Diaz of Brighton; 11 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

  • Larry Gilliland

    Larry Gilliland, also known as Levi Savage, 63, of Platteville, died April 26, 2010.

        Visitation was May 5 at Tabor-Rice Funeral Home in Brighton.


  • Lily Joan Yeager

        Lily Joan Yeager, 92, of Fort Lupton, died April 14, 2010, at Bee Hive Homes in Fort Lupton.