• Nancy Davis Penfold

        Nancy Davis Penfold, 85, of Fort Lupton, went on to her next big adventure Sept. 9, 2011.
        She was born March 9, 1926 to Ruby Frank Davis and Ernest Bennett Davis in Denver. Nancy attended, Independence School then on to Fort Lupton Schools, graduating in 1944, she also attended the University of Wyoming.

  • Sophia S. Degenhart

        Sophia S. Degenhart, 89, of Brighton, passed away Sept. 7, 2011, at her home.
        She was born May 8, 1922, in Ellis, Kan., to Petter Bollig and Elizabeth Pfeifer.
        She graduated from high school in Ellis, KS. and later married Marcus Degenhart  Aug. 24, 1939, in Brighton.

  • Gene DeLay

    Gene DeLay, 75 of Riverton, Wyo., and formerly of Brighton, died Aug. 30, 2011, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.


             Funeral services were Sept. 2, 2011, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. According to his wishes, cremation took place following the service.

  • Alan Lee Scheid

         Alan Lee Scheid, 60, of Brighton, died Sept. 3, 2011 at his home.

         He was born June 7, 1951, in Denver, to Arthur Scheid and Barbara Hammond.

         Alan is survived by numerous friends and relatives.

         He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Gary Scheid.

         Private family services will be at a later date. Tabor-Rice Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

  • Ken Gloss II

         U.S. veteran Ken Gloss II passed in his sleep Aug. 29, 2011.


  • Robert Ray Courter

        Robert Ray Courter, 67, of Northglenn, died Sept. 1, 2011.
         He is survived by his wife Laura, of 46 years; daughters, Suzanne Marie (Kevin) Waltke and Cynthia Lucille (Greg) Waltke; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; sister Betty Iantorno; and numerous nieces and nephews.
         He was preceded in death by his parents, Mabel Agnes Morrison and Virgil Ray Courter.

  • Steven F. Mindling

         Steven Forrest Mindling, 57, of Henderson, died Sept. 1, 2011, at his home. He was born Aug. 10, 1954, in Wichita, to Herman Mindling Jr. and Constance Eddingfield.
         Steven is survived by his wife, Shannon Schell-Mindling of Henderson; children, Sateba Cunningham, Dani Schell, and Levi Jack Schell, of Lakewood; brother, Paul Mindling, of Florida and two grandsons, Trenton and Chase.

  • Leonard Frank Mattive

        Leonard Frank Mattive, 85, a longtime resident of Cedaredge and formerly of Brighton, died Aug. 27, 2011.

  • Rosalie E. Miller

        A life well lived came to an end Aug. 24, 2011.
        Rosalie E. Miller passed away in her beloved home at Inglenook of Brighton. She was 98 years old.

  • Ella Geist

        Ella Geist, 85 of Brighton, died Aug. 13, 2011 in Gilbert, Ariz.
        Survivors include two daughters, Darlene Mathis, of Gilbert, and Debra Geist-Buysse of Thornton; two granddaughters; and one great granddaughter.