Stephen W. LINDEMAN
Stephen W. LINDEMAN 55, of Loveland died Aug. 17, 2006, in the Hospice Care Center at McKee Medical Center in Loveland.
He was born Aug. 6, 1951, in Polson, Mont., to Alvin and Frances Wishard Lindeman. He graduated from Mobridge High School in South Dakota in 1970.
He married Elizabeth Karmer on June 1, 1974, in McLaughlin, S.D.
He was a police officer in Aberdeen, S.D., a Larimer County deputy sheriff and was in private security at Pinkerton.
He moved to Loveland in 1983 from Aberdeen.
He was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.
He loved spending time with his two grandchildren, fishing, gardening and leather work and tooling.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth “Eiddy” Lindeman of Loveland; a son, T.J. Lindeman of Loveland; a daughter, Krissy Edwards and husband Jason of Loveland; a brother, Calvin Lindeman and wife Val of South Carolina; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother and an infant brother.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21, at St. John’s Catholic Church, with the Rev. Joseph Hartmann officiating.
Burial will be in Loveland Burial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Care Center at McKee Medical Center in care of Viegut Funeral Home, 1440 N. Boise Ave., Loveland, CO 80538.
John R., Jr. BOGARDUS
BOGARDUS, John R., Jr., Cremation has been completed. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Harmony Foundation Inc., 1600 Fish Hatchery Road, Estes Park, CO 80517.
(Apr. 23, 2005)
Otto Harvey Coleman
Otto Harvey Coleman 99, of Meridian, Miss., formerly of Loveland, died March 20, 2005, in Little Rock, Ark.
Services were March 23, 2005, in Meridian.
He was born June 26, 1905, in Denver, to William E. and Bertha Hornor Coleman. He moved to Loveland in 1910 and graduated from Loveland High School and Colorado Agricultural College, now known as Colorado State University.
He married Ruby Seiglinger on Sept. 7, 1935, in Fort Collins. She preceded him in death in May 2001.
He retired in 1970 as superintendent at the U.S. Research Experiment Station Southeast United States. He received several awards for research in sorghum and sugar cane plant breeding and several publications on the same subject. He spent several months in Ghana, Africa, supervising and establishing a cane sugar processing plant.
He was a member of the Central United Methodist Church in Meridian for 60 years and sang in the choir for 40 years. He was a member of the Rotary Club for 60 years and several retiree organizations.
He is survived by two sons, Dr. Lawrence Coleman and wife Ann of Little Rock, and Dr. Richard Coleman and wife Monica of Baltimore, Md.; a sister, Estes Coleman Spence of Loveland; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one son, two brothers and two sisters.
Barham Funeral Home in Meridian, Miss., was in charge of arrangements.
CORDES, Gilbert, of Loveland. Cremation has taken place. No services are scheduled at this time.
(Apr. 23, 2005)
Jiacomo “Jack” COVAIS
COVAIS, Jiacomo “Jack”, formerly of Loveland. Funeral services 1 p.m. Friday, April 22 at King of Glory Lutheran Church. Interment Loveland Burial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials to the Jack Covais Memorial Fund in care of Viegut Funeral Home.
Jiacomo “Jack”COVAIS 88, of Fort Collins and formerly of Loveland died April 19, 2005, at his home.
He was born May 11, 1916, in Providence, R.I., to Sevario and Anna Comella Covais.
He married Elizabeth Ritonya on March 8, 1941, in Brooklyn, N.Y.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was one of the Honor Guards standing at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery outside Washington, D.C.
Mr. Covais was a policeman in Brooklyn and worked for the Bureau of Criminal Investigation for the attorney general. While in Loveland from 1978 to 1984, he worked for Hewlett-Packard as a security guard.
He had lived in Fort Collins for the past two years. He was a member of Resurrection Fellowship in Loveland.
He loved to make birdhouses. He enjoyed playing the harmonica and was a yodeler. He loved to cook Italian food and had owned a pizzeria in Providence. He enjoyed dancing and spending time with his family. He was a Golden Gloves boxer, an avid Old West enthusiast and wrote children’s stories.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth “Betty” Covais of Fort Collins; two sons, Robert “Bobby” Co-
vais and wife Cindy of Holiday, Fla., and Jackie “Bud” Covais and wife Angie of Fort Collins; grandchildren Lisa Guzman, Heidi DeForge and husband Bill, Jacqueline McCollotte, Seth Covais and wife Rosie, Luke Covais and wife Jamie, Carrie Covais, Elisha Covais and Joshua Covais; and 19 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Jacob Covais.
Viewing will be 5-8 p.m. today at the Viegut Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at King of Glory Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Dick Berg officiating.
Burial will be at Loveland Burial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Jack Covais Memorial Fund in care of Viegut Funeral Home, 1440 N. Boise Ave., Loveland, CO 80538.
FAIRMAN, Lillian, of Loveland. Arrangements pending.
(Apr. 23, 2005)
Arlene Griffith 81, of Loveland died April 15, 2005, in Loveland.
She was born March 12, 1924, in Burlington, Iowa, to Walter and Ellen Shellady Krekel. She graduated from high school in Burlington.
She married Bill Griffith in Burlington, Iowa, in 1945.
She and her husband were lifetime Elks Club members.
Mrs. Griffith enjoyed sewing, quilting, crossword puzzles and her family.
She had lived in Loveland for the past 50 years.
She is survived by her son, Craig, of Lahaina, Hawaii; two brothers, Richard Krekel and wife Mary of Hamilton, Ill., and Lymon Krekel of West Virginia; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Griffith.
A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. today, Sunday, April 17, at Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Larimer County in care of Resthaven Funeral Home, 8427 S. U.S. 287, Fort Collins, CO 80525.
HERTEL, Carde, Memorial services 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 19 at Victory Bible Fellowship, Fort Collins. Cremation has been completed.
(Apr. 23, 2005)
Mary Esther Jones
Mary Esther Jones 93, of Loveland, died April 15, 2005, in the Hospice Center at McKee Medical Center in Loveland.
She was born June 21, 1911, in Huntington, W.Va., to Homer Betts and Lula Esta Betts. The family moved to Denver when she was 12 years old. She attended the University of Denver and taught school in Elbert before marrying Charles H. Jones on June 30, 1937, in Denver. He preceded her in death in 1983.
She lived in the Loveland Good Samaritan Village for the last 14 months and lived in Denver before that.
She was a homemaker all of her life. After her children were grown she worked as a secretary for the Jewish Family Services.
She and Charles loved to travel all over the world and especially loved the Colorado mountains, where they would camp, hike, fish and snowshoe. She was an accomplished artist and china painter. She enjoyed playing bridge and attending concerts and plays with her many friends.
She was an active and devout member of Grant Avenue
United Methodist Church and University Hills United Methodist Church before moving to Loveland. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Loveland. Her faith was deep and enduring.
She is survived by two sons and their wives, Alan and Sue Jones of Marietta, Ga., and Larry and Kay Jones of Loveland; a brother, Bill Betts of Kansas City, Mo.; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, April 22, 2005, at Grant Avenue Methodist Church, 216 S. Grant in Denver.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Larimer County or to a charity of your choice.
Mary Jane KEEP
KEEP, Mary Jane, of Berthoud. Cremation has been completed.
(Apr. 23, 2005)
Maxine Brown Schulte
Maxine Brown Schulte 84, formerly of Loveland, died March 28, 2005, at her home in Ovid.
Services were April 1, 2005, in Julesburg.
Maxine Marie Connerley was born Aug. 13, 1920, to Elza B. and Arvilla (Sis) Connerley on a farm between Ovid and Sedgwick. Her aunt Cora Burns was the midwife who helped bring Maxine into the world. She attended all 12 grades in the Ovid schools, graduating in May 1938. She received a scholarship to attend business school in Grand Island, Neb. The scholarship came with the promise of a job so she could earn her room and board while in Grand Island.
After completing business school, she returned to Sedgwick County, where she worked at several jobs in the county courthouse in Julesburg.
She met and dated Rex R. Brown in high school. He traveled to California and Washington, D.C., where he joined the U.S. Navy at the start of World War II. They stayed in touch and met in Philadelphia, Pa., where he was stationed. They were married Sept. 23, 1944, in Philadelphia. He preceded her in death in January 1972, a year after they retired and moved to Loveland. She lived in Loveland from 1972 to 1983.
She went to work for Eastman Kodak in 1972, retiring in 1983.
She was introduced to Fred L. Schulte by friends and they were married in January 1983. They spent time traveling in their RV and purchased a home in Ovid for a home base, close to her family. He preceded her in death in September 1994.
She built an apartment onto her niece Elaine Rudel’s home in Ovid in 1997 and remained there until her death.
She is survived by her niece, Elaine Rudel; nephews, Rich-ard Connerley and wife Dawn, and Allyn Lockwood and wife Lena; stepsons, Fred Schulte and wife Sue, Thom Schulte and wife Lorrie, and John Schulte; their children, grandchildren and many great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.
Austin Funeral Home in Julesburg was in charge of arrangements.
SCHULTZ, Elena, of Lovell, Wyo., formerly of Loveland. Private family burial will be held.
(Apr. 23, 2005)
Karleigh Ann Stimpson
Karleigh AnnStimpson 21/2, of Johnstown died April 14, 2005, at The Children’s Hospital in Denver.
She was born Oct. 16, 2002, in Loveland to Christopher and Tracy Clay Stimpson.
Karleigh was a sweet, bubbly and beautiful little girl. She had a contagious smile and loved to share it. She had beautiful curly hair.
Karleigh loved to listen to music and be outside. She loved to be tickled and loved to laugh. She loved playing with her big brother and will always have a special closeness with him.
She was very bright and eager to learn new things and excelled when she did. She was a fighter and an amazing example to all those who knew her or knew of her. She spread love and joy wherever she went and will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her parents, Christopher and Tracy Stimpson of Johnstown; her brother, Zachary Stimpson of Johnstown; grandparents, Val and Judy Clay of Raleigh, N.C., and Brian and Claudia Stimpson of Loveland; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Johnstown Church of Latter-day Saints Chapel, 3435 Brunner Blvd. Burial will be in Johnstown Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday at Allnutt-Macy Chapel and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at the Johnstown LDS Chapel.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Karleigh Stimpson Memorial Fund to help charities for children with special needs, in care of Allnutt-Macy Chapel, 702 13th St., Greeley, CO 80631.
John Thompson “Jack” WORK
WORK, John Thompson “Jack”, of Loveland. Husband of Mary Elizabeth Work. Cremation has been conducted. Memorial service 11 a.m. Monday, Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home. Brighton Lodge No. 78 A.F. & A.M. of Colorado officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Hospice of Larimer County in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home.
John Thompson “Jack”WORK died on April 19, 2005, at the Hospice Care Unit of McKee Medical Center in Loveland.
Born on July 19, 1923, in East Liverpool, Ohio, Jack graduated from East Liverpool High School in 1940, and went to work in the Crucible steel mill in Midland, Pa.
He was conscripted into the U.S. Army in 1943. On Oct. 22, 1943, while on a five-day leave, Jack married his sweetheart, Mary Elizabeth Lloyd, in Midland, Pa. Three days later, Jack left for overseas deployment, and the couple would not see each other again until Christmas 1945.
Jack served in the North African Campaign and in the China-Burma-India Theater. He was attached to Merrill’s Marauders for part of the CBI Campaign and was involved in the 90-day battle to liberate the town of Myitkyina, Burma, from Japanese occupation. Jack was honorably discharged from the Army in 1945.
Following his military service, Jack became a mechanical engineer, an inventor (he designed and patented two separate devices which are still used on oil drilling rigs), a barbershop harmony aficionado, a bowler, a member of the Lions International, a lifetime member of the Glasgow, Pa., Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, and the father of three sons. His professional vocation took him all over the world.
From 1957 to 1989, Jack and Mary Elizabeth lived in Anaheim, Calif. In 1989 the couple retired to Prescott, Ariz. They later moved to Kingman, Ariz.; in September of 2001 to Johnstown; then to Loveland in 2002.
Jack is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth of Loveland; three sons, John Lloyd Work and his wife Ronae of Johnstown, Wilson David Work and his wife Kate of Loveland, and Thomas Evan Work and his wife Kathy of Bakersfield, Calif.; seven grandchildren, Lisa Boyd, Katie Work, Tyler Work of Bakersfield, Calif., Kelly Knox and her husband Jason of Loveland, David Work of Chicago, Ill., Ryan Work of Anaheim, Calif., Alex Montalvo of Loveland; and three great-grandchildren, Clayton Knox of Loveland, Nathan Boyd and Raegan Boyd of Bakersfield, Calif.
Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2005, at Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home in Loveland. Cremation has taken place. Brighton Lodge No. 78 A.F. & A.M. of Colorado officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hospice of Larimer County in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home, 1102 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, CO 80537.