Kathleen Lato Griese of Loveland. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at the First United Methodist Church in Loveland. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Youth Foundation at the First United Methodist Church, 533 N. Grant Ave., Loveland, 80537.
(Dated Oct. 21, 2001)
Chant E. Haas of Loveland. Husband of Ruby Clark Haas. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Dave Lillie officiating. Interment Fort Lupton Hillside Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Hospice of Larimer County, 7604 Colland Drive, Fort Collins, 80525. Viewing 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and at conclusion of services on Monday.
Chant E. Haas, 92, of Loveland, died Oct. 17, 2001, at his home.
He was born May 7, 1909, in Unionville, Mo., to Fred B. and Blanche E. Carter Haas. He moved to Colorado in 1936. About 1940, he moved to Fort Lupton, where he lived most of his life.
He worked in building construction and also for Kuner Empson Canning Co. in Fort Lupton.
A former wife, Lucille Smith Haas, died May 15, 1973. He married Ruby Conklin Clark on May 19, 1984, in Loveland. They made their home in Loveland.
Mr. Haas was a member of Loveland Trinity United Methodist Church, a 50-year member of the Fort Lupton Masonic Lodge No. 19, a 50-year member of the El Jebel Shrine and a member of the Loveland Shriners Club.
He is survived by his wife, Ruby L. Clark Haas of Loveland; daughter Jeanette Knuffke of Tucson, Ariz.; stepsons Frank Clark and wife Julie of Loveland, Norris Clark and wife Gianne of Loveland, Jerry Clark and wife Jan of Gold Canyon, Ariz., Leaon Clark and wife Rita of Maple Valley, Wash., and Marvin Clark and wife Brenda of Las Vegas, Nev.; stepdaughters Alberta Ross of Loveland, Naomi Formanek of Loveland, Mona Rosenburg and husband John of Loveland, Nancy Overturf and husband Jim of Loveland, and Lenora Pence of Cleburne, Texas; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; numerous step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Clement Haas and wife Anna of Unionville, Mo.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, June Bopp, and a brother, Clark Haas.
Viewing will be today, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home and at the conclusion of services Monday.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dave Lillie of Trinity United Methodist Church officiating.
Burial will be at Fort Lupton Hillside Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Larimer County, 7604 Colland Drive, Fort Collins, 80525.
Dale S. Helms, 24, of Loveland, died Oct. 15, 2001, at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins.
He was born Oct. 10, 1977, in Laramie, Wyo., to Leonard and Louise Matteson Helms. He began school in Rock River, Wyo., where the family lived on a ranch southeast of Rock River. The family then moved to Laramie, where he attended Laramie High School.
Mr. Helms moved to Loveland after serving in the U.S. Navy. He worked in the construction field for Windy River systems as a siding contractor.
His preference of religious beliefs was Jehovah's Witnesses.
Mr. Helms enjoyed quad running, snowmobiling, mountain biking, camping, fishing and hiking. He admired the mountains, animals and his surroundings.
He is survived by his father, Leonard Helms of Laramie; his mother, Louise Matteson of Laramie; two brothers, Robert Helms of Wasilla, Alaska, and Phillip Helms of Greeley; and several nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Lenny.
Funeral services will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home in Laramie, with the Rev. Rhett Ivey officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dale S. Helms Memorial Fund in care of 137 S. Adams, Laramie, Wyo. 82070.
Wayne Lee Hicks of Berthoud. Husband of Delores M. Hicks. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Chapel, the Revs. R.W. Skeen Sr. and Charles Helsel. Interment Greenlawn Cemetery, Berthoud. Viewing at the Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home 8 a.m. Tuesday to service time and following the service. Contributions to the Wayne Lee Hicks Memorial Fund for a charity to be designated later in care of the Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home.
Wayne Lee Hicks, 72, of Berthoud, died Oct. 17, 2001, at his home.
He was born Sept. 13, 1929, in Denver, to Floyd M. and Violet Adkins Hicks. He graduated from Loveland High School in 1948. He married Delores M. Brownwood on July 24, 1950, in Loveland.
Mr. Hicks lived in the area all his life. He had been a farmer for about 50 years in the Berthoud and Campion areas and a dairy farmer for 43 years.
He was a member of Church of God Holiness in Berthoud and a former member of Mountain Empire Dairyman's Association. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Mr. Hicks is survived by his wife, Delores M. Hicks of Berthoud; a son, Paul Hicks and wife Karen of Berthoud; a daughter, Wanda J. Skeen and husband Wayne of Berthoud; a twin brother, Wade Hicks and wife Wenona of Valdez, Alaska; a brother, Stanley Hicks and wife Sandra of Berthoud; a sister, Darlene Helsel and husband Charles of Berthoud; three grandsons, two granddaughters; and two great-grandsons.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Hicks, and a sister, Colene Hicks.
Viewing will be at the Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home 8 a.m. Tuesday until the time of the service and following the service.
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. R.W. Skeen Sr. and the Rev. Charles Helsel officiating.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Berthoud.
Contributions may be made to the Wayne Lee Hicks Memorial Fund for a charity to be designated later, in care of the Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home.
Gladys F. Jeffers, widow of Lawrence Jeffers. Service arrangements will be announced at a later date.
(Dated Oct. 21, 2001)
Dorothy M. Johnson of Loveland. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 22, 2001, at Loveland Burial Park. A visitation will be held 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the Allnutt-Hunter Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Larimer County in care of the Allnutt-Hunter Chapel.
Dorothy M. Johnson, 74, of Loveland, died Oct. 18, 2001, at her home.
She was born May 5, 1927, in Denver to Howard and Gladys Sampson Watts. She graduated from East High School in Denver. She graduated from Denver University with an associate's degree in business administration.
She married Darrel Johnson on June 19, 1948, in Denver. She was a homemaker and mother. Before her marriage, she worked as a secretary for Hills Brothers Coffee and Pittsburgh Paints in Denver.
She was a former resident of Canal Winchester, Ohio, and Detroit, Mich. She had been a resident of Loveland since 1983.
Mrs. Johnson enjoyed traveling, both domestic and international, cooking, canning and camping. She was a member of Phi Gamma Nu Sorority in college.
She attended various Protestant churches.
She is survived by her husband, Darrel Johnson of Loveland; sons Ralph Douglas Johnson and wife Anna of Leavenworth, Kan., and Warren Johnson of Reno, Nev.; and a daughter, Kathryn Hollander of Palm Beach, Fla.
She was preceded in death by a brother.
Visitation will be 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the Allnutt-Hunter Chapel.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Loveland Burial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Larimer County in care of the Allnutt-Hunter Chapel.
Lloyd August Martin, 80, of Fort Collins, died Oct. 13, 2001, at Spring Creek Health Care Center in Fort Collins.
He was born July 17, 1921, on a farm four miles north of Genoa, to Albert August and Caroline Anna Justine Martin. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church. He graduated from Genoa High School in 1941.
He joined the U.S. Navy in 1942 and served on the LST 449 in the South Pacific. The LST 449 also transported future President John F. Kennedy.
He married Edna Mae Smithburg on June 30, 1946, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Genoa.
They farmed north of Genoa until 1959, when they moved to Last Chance. They moved to South Dakota in 1973, where he worked as a carpenter. He had a ceramic business after retirement. He moved to Fort Collins in 1994 after his wife's death.
Mr. Martin is survived by two sons, Ronald Martin and wife Sandy of Morganville, N.J., and Larry Martin and wife Linda of Fort Collins; a twin brother, Floyd Martin of Genoa; two sisters, Violet Gale of Denver, and Lona Belle Matthews of Granger, Wash.; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Luella Mae Henderson.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Peace with Christ Lutheran Church, 1412 W. Swallow Road, Fort Collins. The Rev. Chip Winter will officiate.
Burial will be in the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, S.D.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Larimer County in care of Allnutt-Funeral Service, 650 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins, 80526.
Nancy A. Richardson of Loveland. Wife of C. Tom Richardson. Private cremation has been conducted with no further services scheduled at this time.
Nancy Anne Richardson, 52, of Loveland, died of cancer Oct. 13, 2001, at her home.
She was born April 20, 1949, in Denver, to Henry W. and Adeline Sleeth Hartman. She met C. Tom Richardson in Denver and they were married Oct. 9, 1976, in Estes Park. She had worked with her husband in Tom Richardson's Plumbing.
They lived in Greeley for 3 years and Estes Park for 21 years. They moved to Loveland in September 2000.
Mrs. Richardson was a member of Estes Park Baptist Church. She enjoyed crafts, interior decorating and gardening.
Mrs. Richardson is survived by her husband, C. Tom Richardson of Loveland; a son, Scott W. Richardson and wife Angie of Westminster; two stepsons, Tom Richardson and wife Susie of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Todd Richardson and wife Sherry of Cleveland, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Jamie Kellerman and husband Tim of Conway, Ark.; two brothers, Henry Hartman of Littleton, and Jim Hartman and wife Lujuan of Morning Sun, Iowa; mother-in-law, Sarah Alice Richardson of Winter Haven, Fla.; and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry W. and Adeline Sleeth Hartman.
Private cremation has been conducted with no further services scheduled.
Memorial contributions may be made to Larimer Humane Society, 6317 Kyle Ave., Fort Collins, 80525.
Priscilla Rivera of Loveland, formerly of Denver and Grand Junction. Funeral services to be held in Grand Junction. Further arrangements pending.
(Dated Oct. 21, 2001)
Ruth L. Ryznar. Memorial services 10:30 a.m. today, Friday, Oct. 19, Mountain View Presbyterian Church. Contributions to Mountain View Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 2500 N. Garfield, Loveland, 80538.
Ruth L. Ryznar, 83, of Loveland, died Oct. 14, 2001, at Mc-Kee Medical Center in Loveland.
She was born Oct. 1, 1918, in Adrian, Mich., to Clyde Wesley and Florence Margaret Haynes Harris. She graduated from high school in Adrian and also from Adrian College, with a bachelor's degree in education. She taught elementary school in Adrian and St. Clair Shores, Mich.
She married Michael F. Ryznar on June 16, 1940, in Adrian. He preceded her in death on March 22, 2001.
They moved to St. Clair Shores in 1965 and to Loveland in 1974 following retirement.
She had been an active member of Mountain View Presbyterian Church, which included bell choir, United Presbyterian Women, Circle group and volunteered in the church. She also was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma.
Mrs. Ryznar is survived by two daughters, Marcyanna McKenzie and husband Donald of Loveland, and Marybeth Anderson and husband Lynn of Castle Rock; a sister-in-law, Mary Harris of Morenci, Mich.; three granddaughters.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Harris.
Cremation has been conducted.
Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Robert Dooling officiating.
Inurnment will be in Mountain View Presbyterian Church Columbarium.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain View Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 2500 N. Garfield Ave., Loveland, 80538.
Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ruby G. Shelley of Loveland. Funeral services 2 p.m. Friday at the Mountain View Presbyterian Church. Graveside services Monday in Red Oak, Iowa. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mountain View Presbyterian Church in care of the Viegut Funeral Home.
Ruby G. Shelley, 92, of Loveland, died Oct. 14, 2001, in Sheridan, Wyo.
She was born Dec. 5, 1908, in Emerson, Iowa, to Walter and Bertha Navert Kellenbarger. She graduated from Red Oak High School in Red Oak, Iowa, in 1926. She attended Cedar Falls Teacher College and received her teacher's certificate in 1927.
She married A. Dale Shelley on Feb. 21, 1935, in Rockport, Mo. He preceded her in death in 1974. They farmed in Emerson, Iowa, for many years and operated/owned Emerson Aerial Spray for 22 years.
Mrs. Shelley was a homemaker and substitute teacher. She moved to Loveland in 1975 from Emerson.
She was a 20-year volunteer at McKee Medical Center. She was a licensed pilot and was a former Iowa Flying Farmer Queen.
She was a member of Mountain View Presbyterian Church. She loved doing crafts and traveling.
She is survived by sons Robert Shelley and wife Donna of Sheridan, Wyo., Gary Shelley and wife Fran of Fort Collins, and James Shelley and wife Jean of Buffalo, Wyo.; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Darlene Straight; two sisters; and great-grandson Zach Shelley.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Kathleen H. Fox officiating.
Burial will be Monday in Red Oak.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain View Presbyterian Church in care of Viegut Funeral Home, 2893 N. Monroe Ave., Loveland, 80538.