• Eldor W. Grein

    Eldor Willard Grein, 81, of Brighton was promoted to heaven, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. He joins his lord and savior, Jesus Christ, and all his loved ones who have gone before him. He was born to Willard Edwin Grein and Marie Sophia (Windler) Grein May 16, 1934, at his grandparents’ farm north of Brighton.

  • Reiny Mai

    Reiny Mai died July 12, at the age of 88.

    No services were announced. Her obituary read simply, “Jesus loves me.”

    Tabor-Rice Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


  • Sharon K. Lawson

    Sharon K. Lawson, 68, died July 15.

    She was born Jan. 1, 1947, in Colorado Springs, to Laura Bell Hackett and Francis E. Walters. She married George R. Lawson, of Thornton, Sept. 2, 1966, and had two children.

  • Aelard Merl Unruh

    Aerlard Merl Unruh was born Feb. 27, 1937, to Brinton and Amanda (Koehn) Unruh in McPherson, Kan. He peacefully passed away at his home June 29 in rural Brighton, reaching the age of 78.

  • Michael Dean

    On July 7, Michael Dean passed away after a long fight with illness. He is survived by his caring wife, Jill Dean; and three children Aspen Dean, Josh Dean and Kelsey Dean (19); grandson Kyle Dean; his mother, Mable Tjaden; a half-brother; three, half-sisters, Rhonda Piera, Jerry Tjaden and Alana Whitiny; and several nieces and nephews. 

  • Trace Allen Young

    Trace Allen Young, age 10, passed away July 20 at Children’s Hospital in Aurora.

    Trace Young was born to Dana and Michael Young and joined his sister, Miranda, June 30, 2005. They knew Trace was in for health issues, and since that day, the love and endurance of this family have met amazing challenges.

  • Ruby Swanson

    Ruby C. Swanson, 88, of Brighton, passed away July 21. She was born Oct. 5 1926, in Big Springs, Neb., to Ernest and Minnie (Mueller) Schlake. She married Ted Swanson Oct. 21, 1959, in Denver.

    Ruby is survived by her son, Robert (Melissa) Swanson, of Brighton; four step-grandchildren; and five great-step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and two brothers, Vernon and Gail.

  • Jesus Antonio Pavon

    Jesus Antonio Pavon died July 19. He was 17.

    He was born April 21, 1998, in Thornton, to Jesus Pavon-Esparza and Luz Elia Nunez.

  • Roland Fahrenbruch

    Roland Fahrenbruch, 82, of Broomfield, passed away July 16 at his home.

    Roland was born in Greeley to Conrad and Annie (Wagner) in March 1933. The youngest of 11 children, Roland attended schools in rural Weld County.Roland was drafted in the United States Army and served during the Korean War. After his discharge, Roland returned to Colorado where he met Annie. They married in Greeley in July 1952, and raised five children.

  • Selestina M. Abeyta-Adame

    Selestina M. Abeyta-Adame, 93, of Brighton, passed away July 16 at her home. She was born July 24, 1921, in Antonchico, N.M., to Luperto and Felipita (Guana) Morales. She married Jose Leon Abeyta Feb. 20, 1939, in Las Vegas, N.M., Mr. Abeyta passed away Oct. 16, 1961, and she married Ramon Adame.