• Aiton Roman Bostillo-Casillas

    Mayra Casillas and Roman Bostillo, of Commerce City, announce the birth of their son, Aiton Roman Bostillo-Casillas.
        Aiton was born Feb. 5, 2012, at Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton. He measured 21 inches.
        Aiton’s grandparents are Amador Casillas and Socorro Vasquez, of Commerce City, and Roman Bostillo and Maria-Adriana Casillas, of Denver.


  • John Evan Epple Sr.

        John Evan Epple Sr., 85, of Keenesburg, died Feb. 18, 2012, at Eben-Ezer Lutheran Care Center in Brush after courageously enduring Alzheimer’s disease for several years. He was born April 7, 1926, on the Epple Ranch southeast of Roggen to John H. and Ruth (Beals) Epple.

  • Mary Fresquez

    Mary Fresquez, 77, passed away peacefully Feb. 12, 2012, in Brighton, surrounded by her loving family.

  • Carolyn Mae Kinsey McCuen

        Today we mourn the loss of longtime resident and local business owner in Brighton. Carolyn Mae Kinsey McCuen passed away in the morning of Feb. 14, 2012, after a three-year battle with cancer. She lived with her middle daughter, Donna Rosales, who was her caregiver.

  • Ernest P. Blake

    Ernest P. Blake, 72, of Brighton, passed away Feb. 14, 2012.
        He was born Oct. 2, 1939, in Washington County, to Oscar and Agnes (Attebury) Blake. He married Marie Dove Dec. 2, 1958, in Akron.

  • Alice T. Moore Green

        Alice T. Moore Green, 82, of Fort Lupton, died Feb. 18, 2012, at her home.

  • Miguel Cervantes

    Miguel Cervantes, 85, of Fort Lupton, died Feb. 19, 2012, in Longmont. He was born Sept. 27, 1926, in Silaogto, Mexico, to Apolinar Cervantes and Joaquina Murillo. He attended schools in Mexico and married Manuela Argumedo in 1952.

    Miguel worked as a laborer in the construction industry for more than 15 years. He enjoyed driving and counting money. He loved to eat, travel and he loved cars. Miguel’s favorite pastime was spending time with his family.

  • Christine Ann Long Klaper

    Christine Ann Long Klaper, 52, of Fort Lupton, died Feb. 13, 2012. She was born in Milwaukee Jan. 14, 1960, to Margueritte Sommers  and William Long.


    She is survived by her sisters; Cathy Long, Sherri Long-Harris; brother, David Long; children, Michael Long and Brittany Miles; grandchildren; Celestina, Michael Jr., Damien, Malerie, and Angel Long, and Quinn Cousineau.

  • Steven Robert Burns

         Steven Robert Burns, 45, of Fort Lupton, died Feb. 14, 2012, in Brighton.
         He was born Feb. 2, 1966, in Thornton, to Bob Burns and Phyllis Dill.
         Survivors include his brother, Scott Burns; and sister, Carrie (Dave) Snyder, of Fort Lupton.
         He was preceded in death by his parents.
         A memorial service is 1 p.m., Feb. 18, at The Healing Place in Brighton.

  • Cheryl May Marie Ryan

        Cheryl May Marie Ryan, 57, of Fort Morgan and formerly of Fort Lupton, passed over Feb. 7, 2012.
        She was preceded in passing by her parents, Dorothy and Don Watts, of Fort Morgan.
        She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Jennifer and Jake Tetrault, of Fairplay; her niece, Amy; grand-nieces, Sidney and Zoe Tetrault; and her nephew, Josh Tetrault, all of Denver. She also had a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.