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Obituaries

  • Carolyn Truman Braun, 75

    Carolyn Truman Braun, 75, of Idledale died Aug. 15, 2010, at St. Anthony Central in Denver.

    She is survived by her son, Art Braun, and his wife, Joanna; grandsons Charlie and Steven; and daughters Robin Braun and Tracy Braun.

    A remembrance will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, at the Humphrey Memorial Museum.

     

  • Margaret L. Knowlton, 68

    Margaret L. Knowlton, 68, of Evergreen passed away Aug. 15, 2010, at her home. She was born Jan. 19, 1942, in Plymouth, Pa., to Martin P. and Anna (Beskit) Galchefsi.

    Margaret is survived by her husband, Neil Knowlton; daughter Ginger Knowlton and her husband, Eric Waldheim, of Boulder; son Nick Knowlton of Denver; sister Patricia Wenrich of Lehman, Pa.; brothers Marty Galchefski of Charlotte, N.C., Joe and Steve Galchefski both of Plymouth, Pa., and Jack Galchefski of Larksville, Pa.; and grandson Marsden.

  • George Morris Saunders

    George Morris Saunders was born in Miami on April 9, 1925, at Jackson Memorial Hospital.

    Raised in Gainesville, Fla., George attended Gainesville High School. He was a graduate of Columbia Military Academy and the University of Florida, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was wounded in the Pacific theater. After the war, George had various sales positions in many companies. Later in life he owned two businesses in Ocala, Fla.: Culligan Water Conditioning of North Central Florida and Ace Supply Company.

  • Anita Williams

    Anita Williams passed away Aug. 1, 2010, in her home in Evergreen. She was lovingly cared for by her husband, Claude, during her battle with pancreatic cancer.

    Anita was born in 1939 in East Germany and following the war escaped with her family into West Germany. She traveled by train in the summers to spend time with relatives in Gehlberg, a small town near the Thuringian Forest where her grandfather owned a guest house popular with skiers and hikers.

  • Patricia 'Pat' Hughes

    Patricia (Pat) Hughes of Lookout Mountain passed away on July 15 after a gallant, hard-fought battle with ovarian cancer.

    She is survived by her children, Katie and Sean, and her husband, Rick. Pat was born to Willard and Dorothy Niehaus of Wisconsin.

    Pat will be deeply missed and forever remembered. A celebration of her life is being scheduled.

    Any cards or memorials may be sent to The Patricia Hughes Memorial, Bank of the West, 934 Swede Gulch Road, Evergreen, CO 80439.

     

  • David Lyons, 69

    David Lyons, 69, of Conifer died of bile duct cancer on Monday, July 12, at his home.

    A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 31, at Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Church at 9444 Eagle Cliff Road, Conifer.

  • Nancy Powers, 61

    Nancy S. Powers, 61, of Rapid City, S.D., Colorado and Locust Valley, Long Island, died July 11, 2010.

    She was the beloved daughter of Barbara and the late A. Jay, and the sister of Michael, Wendy, Laura Powers-Swiggett and Devon P. Delaney. She is also survived by nieces and nephews.

    Service was at St. John's of Lattingtown. Interment private.

    Donations may be made to Colorado Neurological Institute, 701 E. Hampden Ave., Suite 330, Englewood, CO 80113, Attn: Luann Williams.

     

  • Sheila Parce

    Sheila Parce passed away at home in Bergen Park on July 14, 2010, of heart failure.

    Sheila was born in a suburb of London in 1933. She worked at the BBC in London and New York City. In New York, she became the personal secretary to Lowell Thomas, a leading news commentator of his day.

    She married Frank Parce in 1969, and they adopted their daughter Amy in 1972. Sheila was the loving grandmother to Christopher, Andrew and Benjamin.

    After moving to Evergreen in 1997, Sheila was a docent guide at Hiwan Homestead.

  • Christopher George Lierheimer, 46

    Chris Lierheimer, 46, died peacefully on July 18, 2010, after a valiant battle with colon cancer.

    During his last days, he was constantly surrounded by family and friends at Mt. Evans Hospice in Evergreen. He leaves many family and friends to rejoice in memories of his well-lived life and to mourn his untimely passing.

    He is survived by his beloved wife, Victoria Louise Newkirk Lierheimer; and his devoted children, Christopher, Victoria Faith, Abigail and Rachael.

  • Fred A. Roth, 87

    Fred A. Roth, 87, died on May 26, 2010, in Evergreen, where he had lived since 1957.

    He was born on March 18, 1923, in Greeley, raised in North Park, then moved to Denver before entering the U. S. Marine Air Corps, where he served in the Philippine Islands during World War II.

    He retired from Rocky Flats in 1987.

    His first wife, Betty L. Roth, preceded him in death in 1988.