Rodger “Bud” FUNK
FUNK, Rodger “Bud”, of Loveland. A family gathering will be held 1 to 4 p.m. at the family’s home, Sunday, Dec. 11.
Rodger “Bud” FUNK, 83, of Loveland died Dec. 6, 2005, at the Hospice Care Center at McKee Medical Center in Loveland.
He was born Oct. 28, 1922, in Greeley to Marvin and Lelia Funk. He graduated from Greeley High School. After graduation, he moved to California and worked in the Oakland Shipyards as an electrician.
He married Jean Fisk, with whom he had three children. They later divorced.
After serving in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946, he returned to Colorado where he continued his career as a master electrician and electrical contractor, working throughout the Rocky Mountain region.
On Feb. 16, 1974, he married Wendy Heller in Loveland.
Mr. Funk was a member of the Loveland Elks Lodge BPOE No. 1051 and the American Legion Post 15.
He is survived by his wife, Wendy, of Loveland; daughter Joni Robinson of Loveland; daughter Carol Zimmer and husband Bruce of Prescott, Ariz.; son Steve Funk and wife Marlene of Loveland; brother Ted Funk of Greeley; grandchildren Lori Casteel, Carrie Kaiser and Faren Stroh, all of Loveland, and Trever Stroh of Milsap, Texas; five great-grandchildren; and nine nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Dorothy Jean Mitchell.
Cremation has been conducted.
Friends are invited to an open house to celebrate Bud’s life on Sunday, Dec. 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the family home.
Sharing of memories will take place at 2 p.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Larimer County or the Larimer Humane Society in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 2100 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, CO 80538.
James A. MAGRUM
MAGRUM, James A., of Loveland. Memorial services 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 12, St. John’s Catholic Church. Cremation. Memorials to the American Diabetes Association in care of Viegut Funeral Home. Arrangements pending.
James A. MAGRUM, 81, of Loveland died Dec. 7, 2005, at Longmont United Hospital in Longmont.
He was born June 27, 1924, in Braddock, N.D., to Henry Edward and Bertha Ringus Magrum. He grew up in Braddock and then farmed in Dawson, N.D., until he moved to Loveland in 1973. He worked for International Farm Equipment in Loveland and Fort Collins and retired in Longmont.
He was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church.
He was a master of being a “jack of all trades.” He loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He played the accordion and was a master at it and played every chance he could. He loved polka music, both playing it and dancing to it.
He liked to tell stories and spend time at his son’s cabin in the mountains. He loved his family dearly and enjoyed helping them.
He is survived by two sons, Paul Magrum and wife Donna and Tom Magrum and wife Glorie, all of Loveland; five daughters, Karen Magrum of Loveland, Mary Triebawsser and husband Larry of Rangely, Theresa Mayberry of Portageville, Mo., Cindy White and husband Mike of Masonville, and Loren Engel and husband Tim of Loveland; two sisters, Martha Kuntz of Bismarck, N.D., and Angline Jangala of Hazelton, N.D.; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Magrum, and one grandchild.
Cremation has been completed. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. John’s Catholic Church, with the Rev. Felecien Mbala officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association in care of Viegut Funeral Home, 1440 N. Boise Ave., Loveland, CO 80538.
Hazel V. MARTENS
MARTENS, Hazel V., of Loveland. Funeral services 10 a.m. Monday, December 12, First Christian Church. Interment Grandview Cemetery, Fort Collins. Viewing at the church prior to services.
Hazel V. MARTENS, 85, of Loveland died Dec. 8, 2005, at North Shore Health Care Facility in Loveland.
She was born Sept. 11, 1920, in Fort Collins to Arthur and Marie (Gaye) Viney. She graduated from Fort Collins High School in May 1938. She received a teaching certificate from Colorado A&M College (now Colorado State University).
She taught elementary school in Oak Creek, Timnath, Harmony school in Fort Collins and in Littleton.
She married Herbert Martens on June 2, 1946, in Denver. She moved with him to Davenport, Iowa, until 1956, when they returned to Fort Collins. They later divorced.
Mrs. Martens received her teaching degree from Colorado State University in May 1964 and began teaching elementary school in Lake County schools in Leadville. She retired from teaching in 1984 and moved to Loveland to be near her family.
She enjoyed her flower garden, reading and visiting with her neighbors.
She is survived by three sons, Byron William (Butch) and wife Barbara of Milpitas, Calif., Dwight Herbert (Pete) and wife Emily of Reno, Nev., and H. Brian and wife Loretta of Windsor; one daughter, Cherylee of Tucson, Ariz.; close relative, Gwen Hollandsworth of Grand Junction; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by sisters Kathleen Nelson and Madeline Shook and a brother, Duane Viney.
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at the First Christian Church, 2000 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland. The Rev. Harvey Ruegsegger will officiate.
Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery in Fort Collins.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Larimer Humane Society.
Viegut Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy L. MORRIS
MORRIS, Dorothy L., of Loveland. Widow of John Paul Morris. Funeral services 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 12, 2005, at Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home. Public viewing 8-10 a.m. Monday before services. Interment Loveland Burial Park. Memorial contributions to Good Samaritan Village Spiritual Life Center in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home. (Please note change of date for services from Friday to Monday.)
Dorothy L. MORRIS, 92, of Loveland died Dec. 5, 2005, at McKee Medical Center in Loveland.
She was born March 13, 1913, in Gary, Ind., to Sherman R. Link and Ida S. (Thorne) Link. She graduated from high school and on April 9, 1932, she married John “Jack” Paul Morris in Crown Point, Ind.
The couple relocated to Loveland in 1947.
Mrs. Morris was a homemaker.
She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Loveland, and her interests included baking pastries.
She is survived by two sons, Edward Morris and wife Jeanne of Granbury, Texas, and David Morris and wife Carol of Erie; one sister, Leona Earle of Loveland; sister-in-law, Frances Link of Booneville, Ark; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John “Jack” Paul Morris on Nov. 10, 2001.
A celebration of life funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday at Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Chapel. Celebrant will be Deacon Dan Marthe from St. John’s Catholic Church.
Public viewing will be 8-10 a.m. Monday before services.
Burial will be in Loveland Burial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Samaritan Village Spiritual Life Center in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home, 1102 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, CO 80537.
Colleen Magdalen RODGERS
RODGERS, Colleen Magdalen, 69, of Loveland, passed away Dec. 4, 2005. Arrangements are pending.
Colleen Magdalen RODGERS, 69, of Loveland, died Dec. 4, 2005, in Loveland.
She was born Dec. 23, 1935, in Hammond, Ind., to
Onufry and Magdalen Styran Popyk. She married Ralph Don Rodgers on Oct. 2, 1954, in Hammond, Ind.
Colleen owned and operated Orchards Liquor for 24 years with her husband, Ralph. She
graduated from Morton High School in Hammond, Ind., and attended Crossroads Church for several years.
She is survived by her husband, Ralph Rodgers of Loveland; daughters, Terri Stephens of Ripley, Tenn., Patti and Tim Hullinger of St. Marys, Ohio, and Evelyn and Stan Hull of Loveland; sister, Helen and husband Nick Kikalos of Indiana; brothers, Onufry and Pauline Popyk of Indiana, and Raymond and Loretta Popyk of Indiana; grandchildren, Danielle Stephens of Ripley, Tenn., Robbie and wife Brandy Hullinger of St. Marys, Ohio, Korey Hullinger of St. Marys, Ohio, Jeremy Hull of Loveland, and Magdalene Hull of Loveland; great-grandchild, May Hullinger of St. Marys, Ohio. In addition to her family she is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son-in-law, Joe Stephens, three sisters and one brother.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, at Crossroads Church in Loveland.
Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Church in care of Resthaven Funeral Home, 8426 S. U.S. 287, Fort Collins, CO 80525.
Elizabeth “Nana” See
See, Elizabeth “Nana”, visitation 4-8 p.m. today, Sunday at Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, December 12 at Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Larimer County in care of Resthaven Funeral Home.
Elizabeth “Nana” See, 78, of Loveland, Colo., passed away Dec. 6, 2005.
Elizabeth was born Nov. 3, 1927, in Mount Kisco, N.Y., to Edna (Clark) and John Bassett, and during her childhood overcame polio.
Elizabeth met the love of her life, Edward C. See, at age 12. They were married on May 17, 1947, in Mount Kisco, where she lived and worked as a caregiver for the Baker family, a job she loved.
Upon the passing of her husband, Elizabeth relocated to Loveland in 1985.
Elizabeth was a caring, supportive mother and grandmother who raised her grandchildren. She was a great friend who was loved by everyone, and she enjoyed baking apple pies. She was a Mother to many and Nana to all.
Elizabeth is survived by one son, Edward C. See Jr., and his wife, Charlene See, of Pawling, N.Y.; one daughter, Dorothy A. West of Loveland; brothers David and George; granddaughters Jennifer West and Nicole Steen; grandson and caregiver Bill West; two great-grandchildren; and special friends and caregivers Delores and Roger Steen.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edward; and a brother, John Bassett.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, 2005, at Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel in Fort Collins, Colo.
A funeral service will be held Monday, Dec. 12, 2005, at 2 p.m., at Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Larimer County in care of Resthaven Funeral Home, 8426 S. U.S. 287, Fort Collins, CO 80525.
SENGENBERGER, Margot, of Loveland. Arrangements pending.
Margot SENGENBERGER, 68, of Loveland died Dec. 4, 2005, in Loveland.
She was born June 10, 1937, in Chicago, Ill., to Bruce A. and Elizabeth Ann Hughes Mackey. She graduated from Libertyville High School and Northwestern University. She received her master’s degree from Valparaiso University.
She married David Sengenberger on Aug. 23, 1958. She had lived in Loveland for the past three years.
Mrs. Sengenberger was a math teacher at Zion-Benton Township High School in Illinois for many years.
She was a member of the League of Northern Colorado Quilters and the American Sewing Guild and was a volunteer for the Larimer Humane Society. Her hobbies included quilting, sewing, photography and travel.
She is survived by two daughters, Susan and husband Scott Humphries and Sara Sengenberger and husband Rod Collins; a brother, Bruce and wife Julie Mackey; a sister, Helen Gualandri; and one grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David Sengenberger, and her parents.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Larimer Humane Society in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 2100 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, CO 80538.
All are welcome to a service at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fig Leaf Quilt Shop, 2211 S. College Ave., Fort Collins.
KayStockton, 55, of Fort Collins died Dec. 5, 2005, at her home following a courageous three-year fight with lung cancer.
Cremation is planned, and a memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Blessed John XXIII University Center, 1220 University Ave., Fort Collins.
Carolyn Kay Rich was born Feb. 8, 1950, in Boulder to Joseph and Hallie Rich. She grew up in Boulder and married Richard Stockton on Aug. 16, 1970, in Las Vegas, Nev., and together they have raised two sons.
They moved from Boulder in the mid-1970s to live in North Platte, Neb., and in 1980 they moved to Fort Collins.
Kay worked with National State Bank, beginning as a teller, and quickly moved up the ranks. She later went to work with Colorado National Bank in Fort Collins, then Colorado Memory Systems in Loveland, which became Hewlett-Packard, then Agilent. She worked in human resources, ergonomics and organizing companywide events before her health forced her to retire from Agilent.
Kay enjoyed a wide variety of music, including jazz. She liked movies, traveling and bargain shopping, but her favorite pastime was spending quality time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren.
Kay is survived by her husband, Dick; two sons, Daniel and wife Amy Stockton and Donovan Stockton, all of Fort Collins; her mother, Hallie Rich of Boulder; sister Sallie Jones of South Charleston, W.Va.; her twin sister, Connie Leonard of Lafayette; a brother, Tony Rich of Boulder; and three grandchildren, Alexis, Jack and Carly.
Barbara L. TATE
TATE, Barbara L., of Loveland. Graveside inurnment 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 14, at Loveland Burial Park.
Barbara L. TATE, 64, of Loveland, died Nov. 9, 2005, in Loveland.
She was born Nov. 15, 1940, in Casper, Wyo., to Edward Walden Edwards and Doris (Ogden) Edwards.
She married Gerald Diers in Seattle, Wash.
She graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle with a degree in nursing. She also received her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Phoenix.
She worked for many years as a nurse in the Loveland hospitals. She then became a private operator of assisted-living facilities in Loveland up until the time of her illness.
She moved to Loveland in 1971 from Seattle.
She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Her career in nursing was her passion. She also enjoyed sewing and making doll clothes, making stained glass and genealogy.
She is survived by two sons, Mike Diers and wife Ronda of Loveland and Steve Diers of Denver; her twin brother, Don Edwards and wife Pat of Loveland; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place.
Graveside memorial services and burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Loveland Burial Park.
Memorial contributions can be made to the McKee Foundation in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home and Crematory, 1102 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, CO 80537.