Inez A. MacDonald of Loveland. Memorial service 10 a.m. Friday, November 19 at LifeSpring Covenant Church. Cremation has taken place.
Inez A. MacDonald, 95, of Loveland died Nov. 7, 2004, at Sierra Vista Health Care Center in Loveland.
She was born Sept. 14, 1909, in Emporia, Kan., to Victor and Blanche (Durfey) Parkman. She married William G. MacDonald in San Diego, Calif.
Mrs. MacDonald worked as a teacher. She moved to Loveland in 1982 from San Diego.
She was a member of LifeSpring Covenant Church.
She is survived by her son, Dennis MacDonald and wife Nancy of Englewood, Colo.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William G. MacDonald, in 1963.
Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Friday at LifeSpring Covenant Church. Cremation has taken place.
Memorial contributions may be made to LifeSpring Covenant Church, 743 Dotsero Ave., Loveland, 80537.
Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home and Crematory in Loveland handled arrangements.
Thomas E. Manlick of Milliken, formerly of Loveland. Husband of Janet Manlick. Rosary service 6 p.m. Wednesday at Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Thursday, November 18 at St. Johnís Catholic Church. Cremation to follow services.
Thomas Edward Manlick, 66, of Milliken, formerly of Loveland, died Nov. 14, 2004, at McKee Medical Center in Loveland.
He was born Aug. 7, 1938, in Manitowoc, Wis., to Bernard and Rose Lawler Manlick. He graduated from Lincoln High School in Manitowoc, Wis., class of 1957. He married Janet Derus on July 24, 1961, in Manitowoc.
He moved to Loveland in 1974 from Manitowoc.
He was employed by the city of Loveland Electrical Department as an electrical lineman from 1974 to 1999, when he retired. He decided to return to work and was employed part-time as an electrical lineman with the city of Loveland Electrical Department.
He served with the U.S. Army Reserve in Wisconsin before relocating to Loveland in 1974.
He has been a member of St. Johnís Catholic Church in Loveland since 1974. He enjoyed remodeling homes as well as building new homes and special projects. He was very good with his hands, liked playing golf, working in his yard, and watching his favorite football teams: Notre Dame and the Washington Redskins. He was very devoted to his family and friends and loved the familyís golden retriever, Alex.
He is survived by his wife, Janet (Derus) Manlick; four sons, David Manlick, Daniel Manlick and wife Jennie and Christopher Manlick, all of Loveland, and Randal Manlick of Milliken; a brother, Jack Manlick of Crivitz, Wis.; a sister, Janet Bender and husband Robert of Ashland, Wis.; and four grandchildren.
The Catholic Rosary will be conducted 6 p.m Wednesday at Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Chapel, with Deacon Dan Marthe officiating. Viewing will follow.
Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Johnís Catholic Church, with the Rev. Lawrence Christensen, of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Fort Collins, celebrant.
Cremation will be conducted following the Mass of Christian burial.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Johnís Catholic Church Expansion Fund in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home and Crematory, 1102 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, 80537.
William A. Pearce of Loveland. Cremation has been completed and no services scheduled at this time. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Larimer County or Sierra Vista Health Care Center.
William A. Pearce, 92, of Loveland died Oct. 11, 2004.
William A. Pearce was born in Doniphan, Mo., Oct. 1, 1912, before the great wars, before electronics, before prohibition, before the Great Depression, to Della
Mount Pearce and Chester Munyon Pearce. He was five years senior to his brother, Jack, whom he promised to look out for ó and did throughout his life. In 1929 he moved from Russellville, Ark., to Fort Worth, Texas, graduating with the 1930 class of
Polytechnic Senior High School. He went briefly to Georgia Tech the next year and continued his studies at the University of Oklahoma, graduating in 1936. He was a member of the Petroleum Engineers Club, Delta Tau Delta, and the Scabbard and Blade.
He worked in the petroleum industry in various pursuits, including Apex Oil Co. and an endeavor with his father, C.M. Pearce. As an engineer he moved through a succession of postings to small towns dealing with oil production.
In 1940 he married Anne Louise Still. They continued his peripatetic life. In 1941 in Corpus Christi, Texas, they had a son, William A. Pearce IV, and in Oklahoma City in 1944, a daughter, Susan Gayle Pearce. In the early 1950s they moved to Fort Worth, near the home of his mother, and then to Ponca City, Okla., and finally, to Houston. They bought a house in Bellaire, a Houston suburb, and spent the next decade there before building their dream house in Meyerland. They were able to stay there for 40 years before moving to Loveland in 2002. In March 2004 his wife, Louise died, and he died six months later.
His survivors include his son, Bill Pearce of Columbia, Mo.; daughter, Susan Pearce of Loveland; five grandchildren, Chay Pearce of Oregon, Cordell Pearce of California, Jen Faulconer of Virginia, Jodi Rutherford of Colorado and Jami Nunez of Colorado; three great-grandchildren; and his brother, Jack, of Fort Worth.
In the early years he was an avid photographer, developing and printing his own photographs. He was an enthusiastic golfer for as long as he was able. He loved to travel, which he could do for pleasure after he retired. He supported his church, Bellaire Methodist, serving as usher for 40 years. He was always an engineer at heart, loving cars, loving tinkering, loving technology, but not ready for computers or cell phones. The family will miss his dry wit and the spark in his eye.
Memorials can be sent to Hospice of Larimer County, 7604 Colland Drive, Fort Collins, 80525, or to Sierra Vista Health Care Center, 821 Duffield Court, Loveland, 80537.
Viegut Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.
Vila P. Petersen of Loveland. Widow of Lawrence V. Petersen. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 23 at First United Methodist Church, the Rev. Olon Lindemood officiating. Interment Loveland Burial Park. Memorial contributions to First United Methodist Church, 533 N. Grant Ave., Loveland, CO 80537.
Vila Pearl Petersen, 82, of Loveland died Nov. 19, 2004, at her home.
She was born Feb. 18, 1922, in Sutton, Neb., to Harry and Pearl A. Reutzel Peter. She grew up in Sutton and then worked in Hastings, Neb., at the ammunition depot.
She married Lawrence Valdemar Petersen in Sutton on March 1, 1946. They farmed in Sutton, Shickley and Geneva, Neb. In 1961, they moved from the farm into Geneva and then to Loveland in 1968.
Mrs. Petersen had been an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Loveland. She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She is survived by her three children, Carol Gehrke and husband Dennis of Milliken, Shirley Shelton and husband Gary of Elizabeth, and Steven Petersen and wife Toni Burbridge of Fort Collins; one sister, Dorothy Legassey of South Grafton, Mass.; seven grandsons; four great-granddaughters; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Petersen, on Sept. 9, 1990.
The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Olon Lindemood officiating.
Burial will be in Loveland Burial Park.
Memorial contributions can be made to First United Methodist Church, 533 N. Grant Ave., Loveland 80537.
Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Maxine Premer, 83, of Greeley, formerly of the Johnstown area, died Nov. 17, 2004, at Life Care Center of Greeley.
She was born April 24, 1921, in Sterling to James and Gertrude (Rhodes) Trimble.
She married Dale Premer on Nov. 25, 1939, at Kimball, Neb. He died Dec. 21, 1966.
She and her family lived in the Greeley area during the early years of her life, moving to Nebraska and then returning to the Johnstown/ Greeley area. During her marriage, she and her husband owned and operated a grain trucking business. She was employed at Hewlett-Packard in Loveland from 1964 to 1986.
She enjoyed her family, including her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a wonderful homemaker, cook, seamstress and gardener, all of which she did lovingly for her family.
She is survived by two sons, Gary Premer and wife Sue of Greeley, and Doug Premer and wife Mary of Steamboat Springs; two daughters, Darla
Thomas and husband Garth of Loveland, and Lynette Austin and husband Bob of Lakewood; two sisters, Marie Premer of Thornton, and Faye Adkisson of Johnstown; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers.
Visitation will be 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Adamson Memorial West Chapel in Greeley.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Adamson Memorial West Chapel.
Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado Inc. or the Alzheimerís Fund, both in care of Adamson Memorial West Chapel, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, CO 80634.
William Reynolds of Loveland. Husband of Hilda Reynolds. Viewing 6-8 p.m. today, Tuesday, at Kibbey-Fishburn Chapel. Funeral services 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 17 at Faith Evangelical Church. Interment Resthaven Memory Gardens.
William A. Reynolds, 78, of Loveland, passed away Nov. 14, 2004, at McKee Medical Center of complications from liver disease.
He was born Jan. 21, 1926, in Chelsea, Mass., to William Wesley and Sarah Minnie Reynolds.
After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy.
When the war was over, he attended school at Dartmouth and Wentworth colleges.
He started his long construction career in Massachusetts as a carpenter with his older brother, Chester. His career advanced quickly from carpenter foreman to construction superintendent to project manager. Among the companies he worked for were Sewell and Smith, Vappi Construction Co., and Hensel Phelps.
He was highly skilled in designing forms for concrete construction. He used this knowledge when he worked on the Lindemann Health Center, Government Center and Cambridge Hyatt Regency in Massachusetts, and after moving west, on coal plants in Craig and Wheatland, Wyo., and Denver International Airport.
In Ashland, Mass., Bill served as the Worshipful Master of the North Star Masonic Lodge from 1965 to 1967.
He enjoyed using his carpentry skills to build and remodel his home and the homes of his children.
He had many other interests including raising canaries and parakeets, propagating fruit trees and plants, creating family calendars on the computer and reading and writing science fiction. At the time of his passing, he had completed a draft of the first book of a science fiction trilogy.
Above all, Bill was devoted to and took great pride in his family.
He is survived by Hilda, his wife of 55 years; his daughter, Christine and son-in-law James Greaney of Waltham, Mass.; his son David and daughter-in-law Mary Lynne of Medford, N.J. and their sons, Eric, 22, and Sean, 18; and his daughter, Donna Reynolds of Hillsboro, Ore.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Chester Reynolds, and his sister, Lucy LeGrow.
He is survived by sisters, Jennie Long, Dorcas Clayton, Ida Roberts and Mary Hodes and the extended families of his siblings.
A viewing will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, at the Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home, 1102 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland.
The funeral service will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at Faith Evangelical Church, 2707 N. Wilson Ave., Loveland.
There will be a graveside ceremony immediately following the service at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, 100 E. County Road 30, Fort Collins.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to the American Liver Foundation, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 603, New York, NY 10038.
Irma Sablezki of Loveland. Graveside services 1 p.m. Friday, November 19 at Greenlawn Cemetery, Berthoud. Memorials may be made to Gateway Baptist Church in care of the Viegut Funeral Home. At the familyís request there is no viewing.
Irma Sablezki, 83, of Loveland died Nov. 15, 2004, at Berthoud Living Center.
She was born Aug. 30, 1921, in Rohrbach, Ukraine, to Christian and Emma Bachman. She immigrated to the United States in 1952 and became a U.S. citizen in the early 1980s.
Mrs. Sablezki worked as a seamstress with the Levi Strauss jeans company in Wichita Falls, Texas, for 10 years and moved to Loveland in 1962.
She was a member of the Gateway Baptist Church. She was a great seamstress and enjoyed sewing, gardening, growing plants, and all kinds of crafts.
She is survived by her companion, Walter Schrage of Loveland; daughter Renate Lumpkin and husband Wayne of Littleton; two grandsons, Daniel Lumpkin and wife Kelsey and Andrew Lumpkin and wife Lindsay; and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Greenlawn Cemetery in Berthoud, the Rev. James Rice of Gateway Baptist Church officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gateway Baptist Church in care of the Viegut Funeral Home, 1440 N. Boise, Loveland, 80538.
Arnold Roy Seigfreid of Loveland. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, November 20, at Good Samaritan Chapel. Interment in Loveland Burial Park.
Arnold ďArnieĒ Roy Seigfreid, 82, of Loveland, Colo., entered into eternal peace on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004.
Born in Hawthorne, Iowa, on July 12, 1922, he migrated between California and Iowa early in his life and worked at a young age to help his family prosper.
He graduated from Essex High School in Iowa in May 1940, and shortly thereafter he enlisted in the United States Navy.
After boot camp, Arnie was assigned to the USS Pennsylvania, where he served for two years, including Dec. 7, 1941, where he bravely fought during the attack on Pearl Harbor. He served our country until December 1946, at which time he was honorably discharged in Seattle, Wash.
Arnie then moved back to Iowa, where he worked as a payroll supervisor and cost accountant for Union Carbide in Red Oak. In August 1992, he and his wife, Dorothy, moved to Loveland to be closer to the mountains, which they both loved.
He was a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge 1051, the Pearl Harbor Survivors and the Essex, Iowa, American Legion Post 333.
Arnie was known for his sharp wit and joyous nature. He loved to talk of his naval experiences and was an avid outdoorsman. Arnie always had a mischievous twinkle in his eye and a smile for any occasion. His unconditional love and inner strength shined through even in the darkest times, making him the backbone of his loved ones.
Arnie was a hero to all who knew him, guiding his family with his calm, steady manner.
Preceded in death by Theresa Nash Seigfreid; his father, Roy Seigfreid, and his mother, Avor Johnson Seigfreid; he is survived by his wife, Dorothy Seigfreid; his children, Roy Seigfreid and wife KC, David Valentine, Janice Page and husband Howard; his grandchildren, Bradley and Kimberly Seigfreid, Michael and Mark Oakes, and his great-grandchildren, Ashley and Devin Oakes.
Viewing will be at 9 a.m. today, Saturday, and memorial service 10 a.m. at Good Samaritan Village Spiritual Center, 2101 S. Garfield Ave., Loveland.
The graveside service will be at Loveland Burial Park.
The family requests that memorial donations be made to Hospice of Larimer County or the Loveland Good Samaritan Village in care of Allnutt Hunter Chapel, 2100 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, CO 80538.
Elsie E. Snyder of Longmont, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004, at Balfour Retirement Community in Louisville. She was 89.
She was born July 15, 1915, at her family home near Otis, Colo., to Harvey and Minnie (Tuepker) Snyder.
She married Lloyd Snyder in Cheyenne, Wyo., Jan. 28, 1939, in a joint ceremony with Lloydís sister Dorothy and Joel Anderson.
She taught school in a one-room schoolhouse in Nebraska and later worked until her retirement for the Air Force Reserve Records Center in Denver.
She lived in South Denver, until her husband retired, when they built a home in Horseshoe Park, near Berthoud. They lived there for 10 years until they moved to Longmont.
Elsie and Lloyd owned a cabin in Sphinx Park near Bailey that was very important to them. They spent every vacation and available weekend at the cabin, where they enjoyed fishing and square dancing in the local community. They carried their love of square dancing with them until they were no longer able to continue dancing. They visited square dancing clubs everywhere they went, collecting pins from each club.
In retirement, Elsie and Lloyd traveled widely. They visited many locations in the United States and several countries throughout the world. Their most enjoyable time were spent in Peru and on a boat trip up the Amazon River. They often traveled in their motor home to places in Colorado where they could camp and fish.
Elsie was survived by her husband Lloyd of Longmont, who died four days after her; son Neil and wife Shari of Loveland; granddaughter Tawnya Snyder of Westminster; grandson Linc Snyder and his family of Longmont, nieces, nephews and cousins Beverly Hoppes and family of Greeley, Milton Snyder and family of Greeley, Brenda Snyder of Evans, Loren Snyder of Greeley, and Anita
VanSoest and husband Dean of Greeley She is also survived by her brother Manford Snyder and his wife Maxine, her sister Hazel McCreath and sister-in-law Lulu Snyder. She is preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and one sister.
Celebration of life funeral services will be held for Lloyd and Elsie at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, at Lifebridge Christian Church in Longmont. Visitation will be noon until service time Tuesday. Interment to follow at Longmont Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimerís Association, 455 Sherman St., No. 500, Denver, CO 80203. To send condolences to the family please visit www.longmontchapel.com.