JOHNSON, Marvin, of Loveland. Husband of Martha Johnson. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday, May 27 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Pastor Ed Smith officiating. Viewing 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home. Memorial contributions to Trinity Lutheran Church or Glen Haven area volunteer fire department in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home.
MarvinJOHNSON 82, of Loveland, died May 22, 2005,
at McKee Medical Center in Loveland following an extended illness.
He was born Aug. 1, 1922, in Morrill, Neb., to Aaron and Elizabeth Mattsson Johnson. The family moved to Colorado in 1924 and he attended and graduated from Loveland High School in 1940. Following high school he farmed and then served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946, serving a year in Korea.
He married Martha C. Carlson on Oct. 11, 1958, in Greeley. They farmed east of what is now Interstate 25, north of U.S. 34 and south of Windsor known as the Oklahoma district. He retired in 1994 and he and his wife moved in to Loveland.
He was a life member of Trinity Lutheran Church and enjoyed fishing and bowling. He loved people and friendships made with associates at Johnsonís Corner, high school reunions and other community functions. He also enjoyed his log cabin retreat at Glen Haven.
He is survived by his wife, Martha C. Johnson of Loveland; a daughter, Linda C. Johnson of Glen Haven; a brother, Carl Johnson and wife Natalie of Loveland; a sister, Betty Anderson and husband Dwight of Phoenix, Ariz; brother-in-law of Ethel Johnson and Jean Johnson, both of Loveland, and Bill Abbott of Fort Morgan; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Vern and Kenneth Johnson, and a sister, Bernice Abbott.
Viewing will be 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3333 N. Duffield Ave., Loveland. The Rev. Ed Smith will officiate.
Burial will be in Loveland Burial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church or Glen Haven Area Volunteer Fire Department in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home, 1102 Lincoln Ave., Loveland, CO 80537.
Joanne C. MATES
Joanne C. MATES 54, of Loveland, died May 20, 2005, at her home following a battle with cancer.
She was born April 14, 1951, in Oak Lawn, Ill., to Bob and Ann (Douglas) Gooding. She graduated from Fort Lauderdale High School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
She married Jerry A. Mates in Fort Lauderdale on May 14, 1971. They moved to Loveland in 1980 from Jupiter, Fla.
Mrs. Mates attended Aims Community College and Regis University and was employed as a volunteer with the Loveland Police Department as a facilitator for the restorative justice program.
She loved and was interested in her family. She also had a concern in helping others learn about, understand and heal the harm of crime. This was why she was with the restorative justice program.
Mrs. Mates is survived by her husband, Jerry Mates of Loveland; one son, Ryan Mates of Denver; two daughters, Ashley Mates and Kelly Mates of Loveland; three sisters and nieces and nephews.
Private cremation with any further arrangements will be announced at a later time.
Bill George McCune
Bill George McCune, 82, of Loveland died May 17, 2005, in Loveland.
He was born Jan. 15, 1923, in Glenvil, Neb., to Thomas Frank McCune and Anna Leona Hulls McCune.
He married Darlene Adler on April 30, 1943, in Denver.
He served in the Army Air Forces from 1943 to 1946 in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
Mr. McCune worked for Hastings Casket Co. from 1946 to 1960, and then owned and operated McCune Concrete until 1983. He was the head custodian at Thompson Valley High School and ended his working career at Schmidtís Bakery.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a loving father, described by his family as hardworking, honest, caring and well respected.
He is survived by his wife, Darlene McCune of Loveland; two sons, Ron McCune and Bruce McCune, both of Denver; three daughters, Donna Hill of Astoria, Ore.,
Rhonda Palin of Fort Collins and Jolynn Bloom of Northglenn; three sisters, Joyce Keith of Superior, Neb., Norma Gibbs of York, Neb., and Jean Ottercrans of Denver; a sister-in-law, Dot McCune of Winston-Salem, N.C.; and 14 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Dale McCune.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. today, Friday, at the Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel in Fort Collins.
Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of the donorís choice in care of Resthaven Funeral Home, 8426 S. U.S. 287, Fort Collins, CO 80525. Please visit www.mem.com to view online memorials and send tributes to the family.
Frank Phillip Radford
Frank Phillip Radford of Loveland died May 21, 2005, at McKee Medical Center.
He was born Oct. 21, 1919, in Haxtun, Colo., to Harry and Anna Margaret (Cavanaugh) Radford. He graduated from Haxtun schools, attended the University of Colorado for two years, and graduated from the California College of Mortuary Science in 1940.
He married Rachel Hulda Schaffer on Oct. 4, 1940. She died April 29, 1969.
He entered military service June 13, 1942, and trained at Camp Lee, Va., and Fort Lewis, Wash. He embarked on overseas service Aug. 21, 1943, and served in the North African and Italian campaigns. He was discharged Sept. 21, 1945, having served as a staff sergeant, 180th QM Company, 15th Air Force, based at Foggia, Italy.
Mr. Radford was a licensed funeral director and embalmer in the state of Colorado. He and his brother Harry purchased the Whyman Funeral Home in Sterling on Feb. 1, 1946. Two years later he became the sole owner and operated the business as Radford Funeral Chapel until it was sold Jan. 1, 1974.
On Sept. 23, 1971, he married Marilyn A. Glick Ramey. They moved to Fort Collins on Dec. 1, 1974, and he served as a security guard at Hewlett-Packard 1979-1986.
He was a life member of Sterling Elks Lodge 1336 and Richard Becker Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7135 of Fleming, Colo.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn, of Loveland; son Thomas Radford and wife Carol of Centennial; four stepchildren; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; and sisters-in-law Lois Radford of Centennial and Sally Schaffer of Sterling.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Harry Radford, in 1993.
Visitation will be 10 a.m.-7 p.m. today at Tennant Funeral Home, Sterling. Services will be 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday at Tennant Funeral Home, the Rev. Keith Hudiburgh officiating.
Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Sterling, with military rites by Richard Becker VFW Post 7153, Fleming.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association or Heart Fund in care of Tennant Funeral Home, Box 1547, Sterling, 80751.
Fred W. Thomas
Fred W. Thomas, 64, of Casper, Wyo., and formerly of Longmont and Loveland, died May 17, 2005, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.
He was born Sept. 23, 1940, in Ajo, Ariz., to Clyde James Thomas and Hazel Lee (Anderson) Thomas. He was educated in Southern California.
He married Elizabeth Ann White on Feb. 19, 1966, in Longmont.
For 38 years, Mr. Thomas was a hoof trimmer for dairy cows, traveling in many Western states. He was most recently employed as the breakfast host at the Holiday Inn Express in Casper.
He enjoyed being with his family and friends and going fishing. He had a great love for the outdoors.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Thomas of Casper; a daughter, Debra Ford of Casper; his mother, Hazel Sloan of Pomona, Calif.; a sister, Janice Sharratt of Pomona; four grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and several nephews, nieces, uncles and aunts.
He was preceded in death by his father; a daughter, Donna Thomas; and his stepfather, Glen Sloan.
A celebration of life will be held on June 4. Time and location will be announced later. Cremation has taken place.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the family. Newcomer Family Funeral Home and Crematory of Casper is handling arrangements.
Linda Dee Westrope
Linda Dee Westrope 52, of Ault, formerly of Loveland, died May 22, 2005, at the North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley.
She was born on Oct. 10, 1952, in Greeley, to Clinton and Lois (Green) Brown. She graduated from Loveland High School in 1971. She married Dan Westrope on June 6, 1992, in Crow Valley near Briggsdale.
She moved to Ault from Greeley in 1991.
She worked for Art Castings and later for Madd Castings in Loveland as a wax chaser. She later worked for Love Patina in Berthoud before becoming self- employed.
She was a past member of the Ault V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary. She loved her two dogs.
She is survived by her husband, Dan Westrope of Ault; a brother, Gary Brown of Reno, Nev.; a sister, Sharon Winter of Eaton; seven nephews, four nieces, four great- nieces and four great-nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Clinton Brown.
Cremation will be conducted.
Graveside memorial services to celebrate Lindaís life will be 10 a.m. Friday, at the Eaton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Moser Funeral Service, 3501 S. 11th Ave., Evans, CO 80620.
Lillian S. ZOLLER
ZOLLER, Lillian S., of Greeley, formerly of Berthoud. Graveside service 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21 at Berthoud Greenlawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Alzheimerís research in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home.
Lillian S. ZOLLER, 93, of Greeley, formerly of Berthoud, died May 18, 2005, at Fairacres Manor in Greeley.
She was born March 27, 1912, in Sutton, Neb., to Phillip and Eleanora Eberhard Cook. She relocated to Berthoud from Sutton in 1920, at the age of 8, and attended the Whipple country school, southeast of Berthoud.
She married William Zoller on May 5, 1934, in Berthoud. They farmed southeast of Berthoud, and she was a homemaker.
She was a member and attended the First United Methodist Church in Berthoud for 65 years and was a member of the Berthoud Senior Center.
She enjoyed gardening and flowers and spending precious time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Doris E. Lewis and husband Ronald of La Salle; two brothers, Harold Cook of Columbus, Neb., and Sam Cook and wife Esther of Fort Lupton; one sister, Norma Noyes and husband John of Denver; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William, in 1976, one brother and six sisters.
Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at Greenlawn Cemetery in Berthoud. The Rev. Jeff Lowther from First Baptist Church in La Salle will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimerís Research Association in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home, 1102 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, CO 80537.
Mark E. Damian
Mark E. Damian, 55, of Loveland, died suddenly Sept. 5, 2005, at McKee Medical Center in Loveland.
He was born May 2, 1950, in Buffalo, N.Y., to Eugene and Norma Roth Damian. He graduated from Williamsville North High School.
He married Joyce A. Metz on June 25, 1982, in Buffalo, N.Y. He worked as an assembler at WaterPik in Buffalo.
He moved to Loveland in 1994 from Buffalo.
He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and enjoyed collecting toy trains.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce A. Damian of Loveland; two sons, Joseph Damian and Richard Damian and wife Michelle, all of Buffalo; two sisters, Diane David and husband Donald, and Susan Wargin and husband Ronald, all of Buffalo; a niece and nephews.
He was an organ donor and his body was donated for medical research.
Cremation will be conducted.
Memorial services will be 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1730 W. 12th St., Loveland. The Rev. Joseph Hartmann will officiate.
Robert L. Hall
Robert L. Hall, 76, of Loveland, died Sept. 3, 2005, at the Loveland Good Samaritan Health Care Unit.
He was born July 1, 1929, in Springfield, Ill., to John and Mae Cornell Hall. He was one of 11 children.
He enlisted in the Navy at the age of 16. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He also served in Vietnam during the U.S. military engagement.
After leaving the Navy, he earned credentials in heating and air conditioning. He worked on the Cape Kennedy Space Center and the Houston Astrodome.
He spent weekends deep sea fishing off the coast in Florida.
He moved to Loveland from Florida in the early 1960s with the Sam and Cher Leggio family. During this time, he worked at various power plants in Colorado, including the Rawhide Power Plant and Kodak.
He enjoyed working with the Leggio family to raise and train greyhound dogs. He later worked security at the Loveland dog track. He enjoyed baseball, football, camping, fishing and the outdoors.
He was active in the Loveland Veterans Club.
He is survived by sisters Janet Hall Bussie and husband Scottie of San Antonio, Texas, and Helen Haynes of Norton, W.Va.; and his former wife, Beverly Hall of Loveland.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ceil Smith Hall.
A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12, in the sanctuary at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 2500 Garfield Ave. Loveland.
Cremation has been conducted.
Inurnment will be in the Mountain View Columbarium following the service.
A reception will follow.
Memorial gifts can be made to the Endowment Fund at the church.
Northern Colorado Crematory in Greeley is in charge of arrangements.