Leroy John Martinez, 32, of Milliken, died Aug. 3, 2003, in Jemez Springs, N.M.
He was born Jan. 29, 1971, in Greeley, to Leroy L. and Hilda Martin Del Campo Martinez. He attended school in the Milliken and Johnstown area and graduated in 1989 from Roosevelt High School. He married Tracy Black. They are divorced.
He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1991-98. He served in Operation Desert Storm.
He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, after he rebuilt it and customized it. He enjoyed drawing.
He moved to New Mexico to be close to his children.
He is survived by a son, Clayton Martinez of Albuquerque, N.M.; a daughter, Morgan Martinez of Albuquerque; parents, Leroy and Hilda Martinez of Milliken; a brother, Arnold Martinez of Milliken; two sisters, Lucia (Martinez) Cardona of Johnstown and Yvette Martinez of Milliken; one nephew and two nieces.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 1 p.m. today at St. Peterís Catholic Church, 915 12th St., Greeley.
Burial will be in Johnstown Cemetery.
Stoddard Funeral Home in Greeley is in charge of arrangements.
Laurence McCarthy of Loveland. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, August 9, at our chapel. Inurnment will be held at Fort Logan National Cemetery 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, 2003. Cremation has been conducted.
Laurence McCarthy, 86, of Loveland died July 24, 2003, in Loveland.
He was born May 10, 1917, in Kiowa, Colo., to John L. McCarthy and Ethyl Gorton. He grew up on a ranch and went to school at Central City. He graduated from Central City High School in 1935.
He married Edna OíHare on Oct. 24, 1948, in Denver. She died in 1997.
Mr. McCarthy served in the Army Air Forces during World War II servicing B-29s in Guam. He worked on jets and missiles for the Air Force as a civilian, the Apollo program and then the space shuttle for NASA. He was a member of Kiwanis, the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Experimental Aircraft Association and Heart Watchers. He enjoyed traveling to Hawaii and attending 315th Bomb Group reunions.
He is survived by son Mike McCarthy of Loveland; brother Ray McCarthy and wife Lena Mac of Lakewood; and many cousins, nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his wife.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Allnutt Funeral Service Hunter Chapel. Cremation has been conducted.
Inurnment will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14.
Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels in care of Allnutt Funeral Service.
Aneta G. Moore, 98, of Loveland died Aug. 5, 2003, at Spring Creek Health Care in Fort Collins.
She was born Feb. 23, 1905, in Portis, Kan., to George W. Thompson and Emma Eaton. She graduated from Portis High School, then earned her teacherís certificate at Fort Hays State University.
She married Merrill Moore on Aug. 10, 1929, in Portis. They moved to Loveland in 1943. He died in 1972.
Mrs. Moore worked as a teacher for two years and a homemaker for many years. She worked for 18 years as head librarian in the childrenís department at the Loveland Public Library.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Keystone Sunday School Class, many church circles, AARP and NRTA. She was a 30-year member of the Gateway Extension Homemaker Club. She enjoyed music and was a voracious reader. She loved traveling and her family. She was known for her great sense of humor.
She is survived by son Hale Moore and wife Carol of Avon; daughter Sharlene Davis of Westminster; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and a sister.
Private family services will be held at a later date. Cremation has been conducted.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church or the Loveland Public Library in care of Allnutt Funeral Service.
Hester E. Petty, 94, of Brush, formerly of Loveland, died Aug. 5, 2003, at the Aladdin Assisted Living Center.
She was born Feb. 1, 1909, on a farm near Butler, Okla., to William and Cora Maybelle Cravens. She married Marion Petty on Dec. 27, 1926, in Arapahoe, Okla. He preceded her in death in 1976.
She and her husband both taught school in Oklahoma. They moved to Brush in 1954. They helped found the Church of Christ in Brush. She was a cook at Thomson School in Brush for several years.
They moved to Loveland in 1967. She moved back to Brush in 1979.
She enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing and crocheting.
She is survived by one son, M.A. Petty of Exeter, Calif.; two daughters, Alverna Leis of Brush, and Cynthia Ann Petty of Playa Del Ray, Calif.; a sister, Ruth Ashley of Bartlesville, Okla.; eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce, three brothers and three sisters.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Brush Church of Christ, 810 Edmunds.
Burial will be in the Brush Memorial Cemetery.
Friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the Mountain States Childrenís Home in care of Heer Mortuary, 222 Cameron St., Brush, 80723.
Alan W. Potter of Loveland. Cremation has been conducted. No further services scheduled. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association or a charity of the donorís choice in care of the Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home.
Alan Wayne Potter, 47, died Aug. 9, 2003, in his Loveland home.
He was born June 19, 1956, in Loveland to Moses Ellery Potter and Helen Lucille Swedensky Potter.
He lived in Loveland all his life.
He was divorced.
He had worked as a laborer in the amusement industry.
He enjoyed reading and target practicing.
He is survived by daughters, Erica Proa of Mountain Home, Ark., and Leteha Gerard of Arapahoe, Neb.; sisters, Dor-othy Patzel of Loveland and Marie Blackford of Wilsall, Mont.; brothers, Frank Potter of Loveland, Jim Potter of Loveland, and Dr. Robert Potter of Manitou Springs; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Kenneth and Richard Potter; and sisters, Beverly Stoner Rienebold and Kathryn Purintun.
Cremation has been conducted.
No further services are scheduled.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association or a charity of the donorís choice.
Richard L. Potter of Loveland. Husband of Mary Potter. Cremation has been conducted. Private family services will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Richardís daughters, Michelle and Kristin Potter, in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home.
Richard Lee Potter, 48, of Loveland died unexpectedly Aug. 7, 2003, at McKee Medical Center in Loveland.
He was born Nov. 1, 1954, in Loveland to Moses Ellery and Helen Lucille Potter.
He lived in Loveland his entire life and attended schools in the city.
He married his lifelong sweetheart, Mary Beth Cook, on Feb. 14, 1984. Richard cherished his wife, Mary, daughters Michelle and Kris and his cat, Princess Holly.
He collected guns and knives and enjoyed target practice. He was a member of the National Rifle Association. He was a fan of the Colorado Avalanche and Denver Broncos. He enjoyed watching movies of all kinds, but Westerns in particular. He loved the Rocky Mountains, the state of Colorado, fishing, animals and spending time with his children.
Survivors include his wife, Mary; daughters Kristin Potter and Michelle Potter and her fiance Eric Garlick, all of Loveland; brothers Dr. Robert Potter of Manitou Springs, Frank Potter, Alan Potter and James Potter, all of Loveland; sisters Dorothy Patzel of Loveland and Marie Blackford of Wilsall, Mont; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Kenneth Potter; and sisters Beverly Reinebold and Katherine Purintun.
Private family services will be held at a later date. Cremation has been conducted.
Memorials are to Richardís daughters, Michelle and Kristin Potter, in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home.
Veda Rae, 61, of Longmont and formerly of Loveland died Aug. 5, 2003.
She was born May 29, 1942, in South Bend, Ind., to Vernon and Velma Radebaugh. She graduated from Edwardsburg High School in Edwardsburg, Mich., in 1960. She received her bachelorís degree in electrical engineering from Colorado State University in 1978 and her masterís degree in 1982.
She had resided in the Loveland-Longmont area since 1967.
She was an electrical engineer and research and development manager with Storage Technology for 20 years. She loved horseback riding, traveling, hiking, cooking, kayaking, sewing, gardening and quilting.
She is survived by sons Aaron D. Frison of Loveland and John B. Smith of Fort Collins and three grandchildren, including Clark E. Frison of Loveland.
A celebration of her life will be 2 p.m. Saturday at her residence, 1128 Princeton Drive, Longmont. The Rev. Rob White will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Women and Minorities in Engineering Program at Colorado State University in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 650 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins, 80526.
Genevieve S. Richards, 91, of Vancouver, Wash., formerly of Loveland, died Aug. 2, 2003, at Southwest Washington Medical Center in Vancouver.
She was born June 1, 1912, in Alberta, Minn., to John and Martha Stahler. She married Francis E. Richards on July 29, 1939, in Chokio, Minn. She was a registered nurse.
She lived in Loveland for 60 years before moving to Vancouver in 1999 to be closer to family. She had lived in the Waterford Retirement Community in Vancouver for the last four years.
She enjoyed fishing, camping, birdwatching, baking and canning, reading and keeping up on current events. She was an adoptive mom and grandma to many, and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Francis E. Richards of Vancouver; a son, Michael (Barbara) Richards of Seattle; two daughters, Marti (Dr. William) Tom of Vancouver, and Mary E. (Richard Jr.) Castle of Escondido, Calif.; a brother, Dr. Paul Stahler; a sister, Ann Dorweiler; six grandchildren, Michael Tom of Portland, Ore., Jennifer Schatz of Portland, David Tom of San Leandro, Calif., Brian Tom of Seattle, Richard Castle III of Escondido and Galen Richards of Seattle; three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Martha Stahler, four brothers, Dr. Leonard Stahler, Lambert Stahler, Tom Stahler and James Stahler, and a sister, Martha Stahler.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Holy Redeemer Parish, 705 S.E. Park Crest Ave., Suite A100, Vancouver.
A reception will follow at Waterford Retirement Community, 2911 S.E. Village Loop in Vancouver.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the Foundation for Southwest Washington Medical Center, 400 N.E. Mother Joseph Place, Vancouver, WA 98664.
Mary V. Smith of Loveland. Visitation at Viegut Funeral Home Chapel, 1440 N. Boise Ave., 6-8 p.m. today. Funeral services at Church of the Good Shepherd 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12. Concluding services at Adams Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo, Wyo., at 10 a.m. Thursday. Interment at Willow Grove Cemetery in Buffalo. Memorial contributions to Hospice of Larimer County in care of Viegut Funeral Home.
Mary Victoria Smith, 62, died of cancer Aug. 8, 2003, at her Loveland home.
She was born March 8, 1941, in Sheridan, Wyo., to Walter Michael Baker and Emily Theresa Pilch Baker.
She married on Dec. 9, 1965.
She was a registered nurse and earned a bachelorís degree in nursing.
She moved to Loveland in 1988 from Buffalo, Wyo.
She belong to the Colorado Nurses Association and the Wyoming Nurses Association.
She belonged to the Wesleyan Church in Buffalo for more than 20 years.
She enjoyed bird watching, spending time with family and friends, gardening and traveling with her family throughout the mountains and the West.
She is survived by her husband, Bruce Hall Smith, a retired journeyman electrician; son, Zane Randall Smith of Loveland; daughter Connie Raye Carter of Loveland; brothers, Sam Baker, Ray Baker and George Baker, all of Sheridan, Wyo.; sisters, Andra Evenson of Las Cruces, N.M., and Julie Catellier of Casper, Wyo.; grandchild, Jordan Carter, and many friends and co-workers.
Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. today at the Viegut Funeral Home Chapel, 1440 N. Boise Ave.
Funeral services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Church of the Good Shepherd.
Concluding services 10 a.m. Thursday at Adams Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo, Wyo.
Interment at Willow Grove Cemetery in Buffalo.
Contributions may be made to Bank One of Loveland in memory of Mary Smith.
Mildred Marie Tramp, 99, formerly of Loveland, died Aug. 1, 2003, in Valley Center, Calif.
She was born April 11, 1904, in Winchester, Ill, to Elmer and Ella Dawdy. The family moved to Yuma, Colo., from Illinois by immigrant train when she was 9 years old. She attended school there through high school and then attended an educational institute in Nebraska.
She married Dr. Paul E. Tramp on Aug. 4, 1929, at the Yuma First Methodist Church. He preceded her in death on Nov. 29, 2000.
The Tramp family lived in Iowa and Washington state during the years of medical training and then her husband established a medical practice in Yuma. The family remained in Yuma during World War II, as Dr. Tramp served as flight surgeon in England.
They moved to Loveland in 1945 and began a general and surgical practice. They lived at the Poplars on North Garfield Avenue.
They moved to Valley Center in 1993 to live near and with their son, Richard, and family until recent days, when she was in a care home in that area.
She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Yuma and the First United Methodist Church of Loveland. In later years she was a member of the Faith Evangelical Church of Loveland. She was an active church member throughout the years.
She had a deep appreciation for the cultural life with strong interest in art, books and music and was a member of a book club. She enjoyed entertaining family and friends.
She is survived by a son, Dr. Richard K. Tramp DVM and daughter-in-law, Iris of Valley Center; one daughter, Virginia Severance and son-in-law, Robert, of Eden, Idaho; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Beulah Paschall of Nashville, Tenn., and Dorothy Eacret of Fort Collins.
Family services will be held in California and Idaho. No memorial service is planned for this area.