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Obituaries

  • Florence M. Schaefer

        Florence M. Schaefer, 93, of Brighton, passed away Jan. 10, 2011. in Brighton.     
        She was born July 29, 1917, in Brighton to Herman and Mary (Wall) Rosenbrock. She graduated from Brighton High School in 1935 and was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church. Florence married Martin Schaefer Feb. 16, 1947, in Brighton.

  • George C. Adams

        George C. “Rusty” Adams, 73, of Keenesburg, passed away Jan 7, 2011, at Hospice of Northern Colorado after a long battle with cancer.
        He was born June 13, 1937, in Denver to George C and Myrtle (White) Adams. He graduated from Hudson High in 1956 and joined the Marines in 1957, where he became an amphibious mechanic. In 1958, he was united in marriage to Evonne Arnold, they were blessed with four children, Karey Jean Adams, Janell Kay Adams ( Burough), Carla Jean Adams (Dever), and Gerald Dean Adams.

  • Maria Segovia de Magallanes

          Maria Segovia de Magallanes, 82, of Commerce City, died Dec. 30, 2010, in Aurora.
          She was born Aug. 18, 1928, in Mexico.
          Survivors include her husband, Jose Magallanes Aguilar; children, Benito Magallanes of Commerce City, Maria Carlota Magallanes of Mexico, and Maria Concepcion Magallanes of Aurora; brother, Domingo Segovia Herrera of Galveston, Texas; eight grandchildren; and six great-great grandchildren.

  • Susan E. Morrison

           Susan E. Morrison of Fort Lupton, died Dec. 28, 2010, in Brighton.
          

  • Clifford Ray Lewis

            Clifford Ray Lewis, 81, of Fort Lupton, died Jan. 1, 2011, in Brighton.
           He was born August 2, 1929, in Clarendon, Texas, to Seth and Martha (Denney) Lewis. He attended school in Fresno, Calif., and married Norma Tucker Sept. 3, 1948, in Fresno.

  • John N. Roberts

    John N. Roberts, 83, of Thornton, died Dec. 31, 2010, in Thornton. He was born Dec. 16, 1927, in Pueblo, to Charles and Martha (Zarn) Roberts.

    He is survived by his wife, Winnie, of Thornton; children, John (Lanie) Roberts Jr., of Boulder, Michael (Irene) Roberts of Virginia, Susie Hahn of Thornton, Wanita (Randy) Karlin of Northglenn, David Stasch of Northglenn and Duane Stasch of Denver; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one brother; and one sister.

    John was preceded in death by both his parents; and two daughters, Christy and Leslie.

  • Jerome ‘Sam’ A. Knurr

         Jerome "Sam" A. Knurr, 77, of Longmont, died Jan. 1, 2011, in Longmont.
         He was born Nov. 5, 1933, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Alvin and Esther (Turkoski) Knurr. He graduated from high school in Mukwonago, Wis. Sam worked the family farm in Wisconsin until he moved to the Brighton-Fort Lupton area in 1977. He then worked for Farmers Irrigation and the Kirkmeyer's farm driving tractors.

  • John J. Sampson

           John Jacob Sampson, 96, of Brighton, died Dec. 28, 2010, in Westminster.
           He was born Sept. 18, 1914, in Elsie, Mich.,  to Guy and Clare (Wilcox) Sampson. 
           Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Doherty, of Littleton, and Lorraine (Robert) Giesick, of San Jose, Calif.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

  • Richard H. Hunt

        U.S. veteran Richard H. Hunt, 79, died Dec. 31, 2010, at the Odd Fellows Home in Auburn, Maine, where he was receiving hospice care.
        He was born June 7, 1931, in East Livermore, Maine, the son of Walter E. and Edith M. (Plummer) Hunt. He attended Livermore Falls schools. In 1951, Richard enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served in Korea during the Korean War. He worked as a woodsman, and served as the Livermore Road Commissioner for a year.  In later years, he enjoyed working with Jon Glover in Colorado, helping on the farm.

  • John Harvey Hogarth

                John Harvey Hogarth, 66, of Fort Lupton, died Dec. 24, 2010 in Greeley.
                John was born Jan. 29, 1944, in Spokane, Wash., the son of Henry and Hazel Hodges Hogarth.
                Survivors include a sister, Yvonne Hardy; children, Annete Dale, Lawrence Hogarth and Kenneth Hogarth; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.