• Stephen E. Aerts

    Stephen E. Aerts, 90, of Commerce City, passed away Nov. 6, 2014, in Broomfield. He was born May 11, 1924, in Wagon Mtn, N.M., to Juan Aerts and Georgia Sisneros. He attended schools in Wattenberg, Fort Lupton and Front Range Community College. He married Rebecca Ortega on Jan. 10, 1948, in Brighton.

  • Mary Patricia Dins

    Mary Patricia “Pat” Dins passed away Nov. 1, 2014. 

    Pat is survived by her husband, Gail; a brother; children Kathy Heagerty (Mark), Beth Bergin (Mike), Jim Fitzgerald (Kathy), step-son Randy Dins, and three grandsons.

    Services are to be held at 11 am. Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at Aspen Arvada Chapel, 6370 Union St. in Arvada.

  • Lawrence Edward Duran

    Lawrence Edward “Eddie” Duran, 92, passed away Oct. 29, 2014. He was born to Louis and Beatrice Duran.

    He is survived by four sons, three daughters, a brother, two sisters, 25 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

    Memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Lakewood.

  • Horacio Medina

    Horacio Medina, 85, of Henderson, passed away Nov. 2, 2014, in Thornton. He was born October 1, 1929 in Llano, New Mexico to Juan Medina and Maclovia Munez. He attended rural school in Llano, N.M., and later joined the U.S. Army where he served during the Koran Conflict in the 82nd Airborne. He married Isabel Zuniga on July 9, 1953, in Colorado Springs. Upon his discharge from the Army in 1952, the couple moved to the Brighton area where they have lived since.

  • Connie. I. Standard

    Connie I. Standard, 69, of Fort Lupton, passed away Oct. 6, 2014. She was born to William and Rachel (Dukes) Cox.

    A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Odd Fellows Lodge at 709 3rd St. in Fort Lupton. A reception in her honor will immediately follow the memorial service.

    Tabor-Rice Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

  • Buster Dean Winn

    Buster Dean Winn, son of Lloyd C. and Vera V. (Little) Winn, was born Feb. 13, 1940, in Laird, Colo., and passed away Oct. 16, 2014, at his home in Phillipsburg, Kan., at the age of 74.

    He graduated from high school in Brighton and immediately enlisted in the Army for two years, then served an additional two years in the Reserves before being honorably discharged on Dec. 31, 1964.

  • Mary Ruth (Billinger) Herrman

    Mary Ruth (Billinger) Herrman, 93, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 24, 2014, at her home in Brighton, Colorado. Born June 30, 1921, in Garden City, Kan., to Pete and Anna (Dinkel) Billinger, Mary was the eldest of seven children. A lifetime member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, she married the “love of her life” Albert Herrman on April 23, 1946 at the church.

  • Scott Neal

    Scott Neal, 41, of Brighton, passed away Oct. 23, 2014, near Roggen.

    Scott was born in San Antonio, Texas, in January of 1973. He attended WyoTech in Laramie, Wyo., graduating with a certificate in diesel mechanics. Later he moved to the Brighton/Ft. Lupton area where he met and married Stacey Nesvold in March of 2013.

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  • Celestino Martinez

    Celestino Martinez, 73, of Henderson, Nev., and formerly of Thornton, passed away Oct. 13, 2014. He was born to Michael and Rebecca (Cordova) Martinez.

    Celestino is survived by children, Bernice Martinez, Linda Skrocki and Nick Martinez; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.