Genealogy Buff - Obituary Collection from Lake County, Colorado

GenealogyBuff.com - making genealogy simpler; a free genealogy surname research tool that reaches for data from all over.

Lake County, Colorado Obituary Collection
(From Various Funeral Homes in the Leadville and surrounding area.)

First Name: Last Name:

 Search fulltext Colorado Genealogy Discussion Groups:
  First Name:
   Last Name:
      


[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

Lake County, Colorado Obituary Collection

Lake County, Colorado Obituary Collection - 2005 - 4

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Tuesday, 17 August 2010, at 4:23 p.m.

Roy D. (‘Mac’) McDowell
Roy D. (‘Mac’) McDowell, 77, died at home in Grand Junction on Feb. 5, 2005, of COPD.
He was born June 1, 1927, to Roy and Margery McDowell in Grand Junction. He spent his childhood and attended school in Grand Junction and Delta. He often helped out at the Delta Canning Co.McDowell served in both the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army. He spent five years as a Colorado State Patrolman. The majority of his career was spent working as an expediter for Climax Molybdenum Co. where he attained a management position.In 1971, he married Marie E. Hawkins. They lived in Leadville until they took up motorhoming in 1988. During the early 1990s, they lived in Buena Vista, where McDowell enjoyed calling bingo games at the American Legion Post. They settled in Grand Junction in 1999.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and the beauty of Colorado. He never met a stranger and always had a joke to put a smile on one’s face.
He is survived by his children Bryant (Janice) McDowell; Margie (Eddie) Martinez; and Sandy Blamey, all of Denver; and David (Susan) McDowell, Colorado Springs; and step-children Pat (Cindy) Hawkins, Grand Junction; Sue (Bill) Lockwood, Demorest, Ga.; and Sandy (Kevin) Merchant, Newcastle, Wash.; 19 grandchildren, five great grandchildren; and many friends. No services are planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado.
He is survived by his children Bryant (Janice) McDowell; Margie (Eddie) Martinez; and Sandy Blamey, all of Denver; and David (Susan) McDowell, Colorado Springs; and stepchildren Pat (Cindy) Hawkins, Grand Junction; Sue (Bill) Lockwood, Demorest, Ga.; and Sandy (Kevin) Merchant, Newcastle, Wash.; 19 grandchildren, five great grandchildren; and many friends. No services are planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado.

Charles Morrison
Former Leadville resident Charles Weldon Morrison, 54, died Feb. 16, 2005, in Columbia, S.C. Morrison was born in Rock Springs, Wyo., to Charles Weldon and Florence Eveleen Morrison. Soon after, they moved to Leadville where Morrison grew up. Morrison served in the U. S. Air Force for four years. He received a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from USC. He worked as an accountant for C. C. McGregor & SCANA Corp. for 15 years. After leaving the accounting field, he worked at the BP/Amoco on Rosewood for seven years.
He is survived by his daughter Vera E. (Kevan) Anderson, Columbia, S.C.; brother David (Betty) Morrison, Farmington, N. M.; sister Sally (Phil) Romero, Salida; nieces, nephews and many friends.
Services were held on Feb. 19, 2005, at Rosewood Baptist Church in South Carolina with intermenty following in Elmwood Cemetery. The Reverend Louie McDonald officiated. The family strongly requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210.

Bertha E. Ross
Bertha E. Ross, 79, died Feb. 19, 2005. She was born in Leadville; her father, Henry Blake, was an “original ‘59er.”She is survived by her husband Robert Lorenz Ross; sons Robert (Joan) Ross and Ronald (Lena) Ross; granddaughter Lara Ana Ross; brothers Henry Blake and George Blake; and sister Frances Powell.
Funeral services were held on Feb. 22 at Newcomer Family Funeral Home, 190 Potomac St. Aurora. Inurnment was at Rosebud Cemetery, Glenwood Springs.

Derrell C. Glenn
Former Leadville resident Derrell C. Glenn, 80, died March 2, 2005, at the Veteran’s Hospital in Grand Junction. He was born in Olustee, Okla., on Dec. 23, 1924, to Buck and Gladys (Boyd) Glenn. As a young child, Glenn and his family moved to Leadville where he graduated from Leadville High School.Glenn served as a radioman in the United States Navy from 1943 to 1947. After receiving an honorable discharge, he returned to Leadville where he became a mine foreman at the Climax Molybdenum Mine until his retirement.
For the past 25 years, Glenn had been living in Clifton, Colo.He was previously married to Mary R. (Geary) Glenn. A member of the Elks Lodge for 62 years, he enjoyed watching sports.Glenn was preceded in death by his parents; and a granddaughter. He is survived by sons Mark E. (Carol) Glenn, Leadville; Dave A. Glenn, Gypsum; and Neil D. (Barb Williams) Glenn, Grand Junction; daughter Gail A. (Tom) Berger, Westminster; brother Lynn (Patricia) Glenn, Greeley; sister Drucilla (Pete) Donoher, Leadville; 10 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 19, at 2 p.m. at the Leadville Elks Lodge. Officers of the B.P.O.E. Lodge #236 will officiate. Interment will be in Elks Rest Cemetery in Leadville at a later date.

Helen B. Ray
Helen B. Ray, 82, died March 13, 2005, after a courageous battle with cancer.She was born in Palmer Lake, Colo., on July 29, 1922, to Everett L. Eckerson and Mabel E. Schubarth.
Ray attended school in Monument, Colo., and graduated from Lewis Palmer High School in 1941.
She married Elma D. Ray on Oct. 12, 1941, and they were the parents of one daughter, Louise.From 1953 to 1972, they lived in Climax and Leadville, then returned to Colorado Springs until his death. Ray then moved to Casper, Wyo., to be near her daughter.
Ray was a devoted housewife and mother. She loved to bowl, celebrating her 80th birthday at Circle Lanes bowling with her senior league. She was a member of Lewis Palmer Alumni Association, Colorado Natives Club, Colorado Chapter #2 Order of Eastern Star, CCC Alumni, Colorado Springs Senior Bowling League and WIBC.Ray was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years; parents; and sister Flora.Ray is survived by her daughter Louise (Jim) Kaup, Casper, Wyo.; granddaughters Marsha (Chris) Johnson, Casper, Wyo.; and Anna (Randy) Sell, Oakes, N.D.; sisters Evelyn Beasley, Colorado Springs; Elizabeth (Burt) Stepanek, Saratoga, Calif.; and Ida (Sam) Williams, Florence, Ore.; and five great grandchildren.
Ray’s life will be celebrated at Memorial Gardens Funeral Home in Colorado Springs on Friday, March 18, at 2 p.m. Memorials may be made to Central Wyoming Hospice, 319 Wilson, Casper, WY.

SurnameSearchUtility.com

[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

Lake County, Colorado Obituary Collection is maintained by GenealogyBuff with WebBBS 5.12.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER to GenealogyBuff.com visitors! We'll get your family tree started!



Click to Search Large Databases


Understand what your DNA says about your health,
traits and family history. Explore Your DNA Today at
23andMe.com. Get 10% off each additional kit.


Incredibly COOL Genealogy Databases
on the Web!

 

First Name:
Last Name:

Search through tons of fulltext obits
from all over the United States.

SURNAME ONLY SEARCHES
WORK BEST!


First Name:
Last Name:

Search through tons of marriage records
from all over the United States.

SURNAME ONLY SEARCHES
WORK BEST!


Miscellaneous Obituaries Collection
Surname Research Tool
Origin, immigration, life-expectancy, etc. for this surname:

You must use the SUBMIT button; hitting ENTER will not work!
Data is extrapolated freely from Ancestry.com


  If the results that you get turn out to be a death notice rather than an obituary, many times you can find a fulltext obituary by doing a search HERE.


Search ALL Deaths, Burials, Cemeteries & Obituaries


STATE OBITUARY ARCHIVES:

Alabama  - Alaska  - Arizona  - Arkansas  - California  - Colorado  - Connecticut  - Delaware  - Florida  - Georgia  - Hawaii  - Idaho  - Illinois  - Indiana  - Iowa  - Kansas  - Kentucky  - Louisiana  - Maine  - Maryland  - Massachusetts  - Michigan  - Minnesota  - Mississippi  - Missouri  - Montana  - Nebraska  - Nevada  - New Hampshire  - New Jersey  - New Mexico  - New York  - North Carolina  - North Dakota  - Ohio  - Oklahoma  - Oregon  - Pennsylvania  - Rhode Island  - South Carolina  - South Dakota  - Tennessee  - Texas  - Utah  - Vermont  - Virginia  - Washington  - West Virginia  - Wisconsin  - Wyoming
United Kingdom


STATE MARRIAGES SEARCH ENGINES:

Alabama  - Arizona  - Arkansas  - California  - Connecticut  - Georgia  - Idaho  - Illinois  - Indiana  - Iowa  - Kansas  - Louisiana  - Maryland  - Massachusetts  - Michigan  - Mississippi  - Missouri  - Nebraska  - New Mexico  - New York  - North Carolina  - Ohio  - Pennsylvania  - South Carolina  - Tennessee  - Texas  - Virginia  - West Virginia


Search ALL Obituaries in Ancestry.com Databases:

AL - AK - CA - CO - CT - DE - FL - GA - HI - IA - ID - IL - IN - KS - KY - LA - MA - MD - ME - MI - MN - MO - MS - MT - NC - ND - NE - NH - NJ - NM - NV - NY - OH - OK - OR - PA - RI - SC - SD - TN - TX - UT - VA - VT - WA - WI - WV - WY


From Archives.com:

Death Records

Cemetery Records

Obituary Records

Marriage Records

Birth Records

Divorce Records

Vital Records


Show ALL Obituary Collections

User-Contributed Genealogy Data Forum

User-Contributed Obituary Forum

Library of Genealogy Files

United States Newspaper Directory

United States Counties

United States Cities


NEWSPAPER ARCHIVES:


Alabama Newspapers
Alaska Newspapers
Arizona Newspapers
Arkansas Newspapers
California Newspapers
Colorado Newspapers
Connecticut Newspapers
Delaware Newspapers
Florida Newspapers
Georgia Newspapers
Idaho Newspapers
Illinois Newspapers
Indiana Newspapers
Iowa Newspapers
Kansas Newspapers
Kentucky Newspapers
Louisiana Newspapers
Maine Newspapers
Maryland Newspapers
Massachusetts Newspapers
Michigan Newspapers
Minnesota Newspapers
Missouri Newspapers
Montana Newspapers
Nebraska Newspapers
Nevada Newspapers
New Hampshire Newspapers
New Jersey Newspapers
New Mexico Newspapers
New York Newspapers
North Carolina Newspapers
North Dakota Newspapers
Ohio Newspapers
Oklahoma Newspapers
Oregon Newspapers
Pennsylvania Newspapers
Rhode Island Newspapers
South Carolina Newspapers
South Dakota Newspapers
Tennessee Newspapers
Texas Newspapers
Utah Newspapers
Virginia Newspapers
Washington Newspapers
West Virginia Newspapers



Alabama Census Records

Alaska Census Records

Arizona Census Records

Arkansas Census Records

California Census Records

Colorado Census Records

Connecticut Census Records

Delaware Census Records

Florida Census Records

Georgia Census Records

Idaho Census Records

Illinois Census Records

Indiana Census Records

Iowa Census Records

Kansas Census Records

Kentucky Census Records

Louisiana Census Records

Maine Census Records

Maryland Census Records

Massachusetts Census Records

Michigan Census Records

Minnesota Census Records

Missouri Census Records

Montana Census Records

Nebraska Census Records

Nevada Census Records

New Hampshire Census Records

New Jersey Census Records

New Mexico Census Records

New York Census Records

North Carolina Census Records

North Dakota Census Records

Ohio Census Records

Oklahoma Census Records

Oregon Census Records

Pennsylvania Census Records

Rhode Island Census Records

South Carolina Census Records

South Dakota Census Records

Tennessee Census Records

Texas Census Records

Utah Census Records

Virginia Census Records

Washington Census Records

West Virginia Census Records

 

 


Subscribe to Archives.com to have access to billions of records:

Confirm birth and death dates with the Social Security Death Index:


CanadianObits.com - 1880USCensus.com - MortalitySchedules.com - SSDI-Search.com - Surname Search Utility - GenLookups.com - Marriage Search Engines
Return to Main Page


One of the sponsors of this site is: Ancestry.com