William Henderson, 54, died Dec. 18 in Golden.
He was born on May 26, 1945 in Grand Junction.
He had been employed by the U.S. Postal Service earlier in his life, Amax Inc. and Amax Gold for 28 years and, most recently, was employed by Electronic Data Systems Corp.
He married Deanne "Dee" South Gemignani on May 7, 1983 in Lakewood.
He was a member of DeMolay, the Leadville Jaycees and Elks Lodge, and the Green Mountain Presbyterian Church.
Music played an important part in his life: he was the drum major at his high school and was given the John Philip Sousa award. He was very active in civic and church functions, coaching youth soccer for the Foothills Parks and Recreation Commission; coaching and playing soccer for the Golden Parks and Recreation Commission and serving as Youth Group Leader at the Green Mountain Presbyterian Church.
Funeral services were held Dec. 22 at Olinger-Woods Mortuary Chapel in Golden, with burial at Crown Hill Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife Dee Henderson, Golden; daughter Sandra Baltazar, Littleton; sons David Henderson, Denmark, Wis.; Rich Henderson, Littleton; and Dennis Henderson, Milliken; sisters Shirley Schuster, Colorado Springs; and Jolene Oliver, Westminster; and seven grandchildren.
Ann Lofquist, 77, died Oct. 28, 1999 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff, Neb.
She was born Dec. 1, 1921 in Leadville to Mathew and Anna (Verbanac) Kasun and received her early education in Leadville.
She married Ragnor (Rugs) Lofquist on June 6, 1942 in Leadville.
She was a homemaker and loved to bowl, cook and read.
She was a member of Christ the King Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; step-father, Peter Manick; brothers Mathew and Frank; sister Diane; and son-in-law John Harris.
She is survived by her daughter Georgiann Harris; grandsons Troy (Carol) Harris; and Jeffrey (Lynn) Harris; granddaughter Marea Harris; great grandchildren Megan, Katie, Zack Harris and Sara Rickter.
Interment was at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Denver.
Albert M. McCombs
Albert M. McCombs, 67, died Jan. 4 at his residence in Ola, Ark.
He was born Feb. 2, 1932, in Plainview, Ark. to Fred and Matilda Copeland McComb.
He was a Korean war veteran, receiving the Purple Heart. He was also a lifelong member of the VFW 8525 of Plainview, twice serving as post commander, a member of the Disabled American Veterans of Russellville and a member of the Ola Lion Club.
He was retired from Deltic Lumber Company.
He is survived by his wife, Ruby "Babe" Beaman McCombs, Ola, Ark; sons Jim (Sheri) McCombs, Wilbur, Neb.; David (Kathy) McCombs, Fayetteville, Ark.; and Rick McCombs, Golden, Colo.; daughters Barbara (Mark) Pitts, Arvada; and Alberta (Alvin) Fling, Leadville; brothers Loyd McComb, Greenwood, Neb.; and Bill McComb, Roseville, Calif.; sister Jane Powell, Republic, Mo.; half-sisters Linda Camp, Little Rock, Ark.; and Dorothy Jackson, Sapulpa, Okla.
He was also survived by seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Funeral services were Jan. 7 at the Nimrod Baptist Church with the Rev. Stanley Payne officiating. Burial was at the Carter Cove Cemetery.
Arrangements were by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, Ark.
William Robert "Bill" Hodge
William Robert "Bill" Hodge, 61, of Kents Store, Va., died June 11 in a Charlottesville Hospital.
He was a retired employee of Sears.
He is survived by his mother Lucille Hodge, Richmond, Va.; son Robbie (Connie) Hodge, Leadville; daughter Tammy (Mark) Sayers, Kents Store, Va.; and sister Martha Poole, Richmond, Va.
Funeral services will be private.
Sheridan Funeral Home of Kents Store is in charge of arrangements.
Anthony "Tony" Hren
Anthony "Tony" Hren, 67, died June 7 at St. Vincent General Hospital in Leadville.
Born on July 23, 1932 in Leadville, he lived his entire life in Leadville, attending school here and, after the Army, settling down here with his wife, the former Sharlene Sadar.
He was a great supporter and promoter of this community, devoted to the growth and enrichment of Leadville. He helped start the annual fireworks display on the Fourth of July in Leadville. He owned the Sayer-McKee Drug Store in Leadville.
He was also a lifetime Elk's member, a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Colorado Pharmacists Association, St. Vincent General Hospital Board, the Downtown Improvement Board, Ski Cooper Board and the St. Joseph Catholic Church. He was also a Colorado University Alumnus.
He was quite the history buff and he loved the outdoors. He took good care of the elderly of Leadville, helping make sure their needs were met. A real family man, he made sure that children who could not afford much needed medicine, never went without.
He was preceded in death by his parents Anton J. and Frances Hren.
He is survived by his wife Sharlene, Leadville; son Allan (Trudy), Longmont; grandson Matthew Hren, Longmont; Stella McKee, Leadville; aunts Marge Kozlevcar, Denver; and Emma (Gus) Paustian, Leadville; uncles Frank (Patsy) Vidrik, Leadville; John (M'laide) Vidrik, Arvada; and John (Clemmie) Hren, Leadville; and numerous cousins.
The Rosary was recited June 11 and Mass of Christian Burial held on June 12, both officiated by Father Tom Killeen. Dave Schutte and Joan Dawson were vocalists with Neil Reynolds as organist.
Pallbearers were Bob Roeder, Chuck Bost, Dr. Jack Brookshire, Kenny MacLennan, Don Seppi and Ken Olsen.
Memorial contributions should be made to the Irving Granet MCL Research Fund in memory of Tony Hren, Lymphoma Research Foundation, 8800 Venice Blvd. Suite 207, Los Angeles, CA 90034; or St. Joseph Catholic Church of Leadville.