James 'Jay' Markle
MArch 1, 1972 - October 7, 2007
James 'Jay' Markle, 35, formerly of Loveland, died October 7, 2007 at Swedish Medical Center.
He was born March 1, 1972 in Binghamton, New York to James T. and Sandra (Seeley) Markle.
James attended Erie High School.
He married Rhonda Roberts and they later divorced. He then married Jennifer Addleman and they also divorced.
James was a carpenter in home construction and also received his certificate in welding. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson and will be remembered as a gifted artist.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Survivors include a son, James “Little J” Markle; two daughters, Cynthia Pacheco and Anna Addleman; his mother, Sandra Renoad and her husband Rick of Firestone and two sisters, Bobbie Ann Poulos and Sarah Radamacher and an uncle Rick Seeley and aunt Kathy Hebert.
Memorial service will be 2 PM Saturday, October 20, 2007 at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Cremation at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Please feel free to wear casual and Harley Davidson attire. Memorial contributions to the James Markle Memorial Fund and sent to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.
James Michael 'Mike' Wehmuller
July 2, 1971 - October 5, 2007
James Michael “Mike” Wehmuller, 36, of Longmont, died October 5, 2007 in Longmont.
He was born July 2, 1971 in Newton, Kansas to Kenneth and Patricia Ann (Sloan) Wehmuller.
Mike graduated El Reno High School in Oklahoma. He then graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1994 and the University of South Carolina with a Masters Degree in Health Administration in 1996.
He married Sammi Gorman on May 14, 1994 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Mike moved to the Gunbarrel area in May 2005 from South Carolina.
He was the Director of Longmont United Hospital’s Home Care Division. Mike was also a member of the St. Vrain Rotary Club.
Mike enjoyed racquetball, computers and his family. He will be remembered as a loving son and father and a caregiver.
Survivors include his wife Sammi of Gunbarrel; a son, Caleb Michael Wehmuller; a daughter, Jordan Sydney Wehmuller; his father, Ken Wehmuller and his wife Charlkotte; his mother, Pat Osborne and her husband Herb; a brother, Eric Wehmuller and his wife Lauri; three stepsisters, Vicki Swarr, Laurie Salinas and Valerie Parker; his mother-in-law, Barbara Brittain and his father-in-law, Jack Gorman.
Visitation will be 4-7 PM Monday, October 8 at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel with family present to greet friends. Funeral Service will be 3:30 PM Tuesday, October 9 at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Interment Ryssby Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Jordan and Caleb Wehmuller Fund and sent to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.
Joan Marie Ford
September 22, 1928 - March 27, 2005
Joan Marie Ford of Longmont, formerly of Arvada, died March 27, 2005 at Life Care Center of Longmont. She was 76.
She was born September 22, 1928 in Sapulpa, Oklahoma to Russell and Beulah (Mallory) Lawson. She graduated Sapulpa High School in 1946 and was a majorette and cheerleader at her high school.
She married Francis Ford May 29, 1948 in Sapulpa.
Mrs. Ford was the first church secretary at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Arvada where she was a charter member and sang in the church choir. She also sold medical supplies for Penny Saver Medical Supplies from 1976 until her retirement in 1993.
She moved to Arvada from Oklahoma in 1959 and then to Longmont in 2002. She enjoyed sports, particularly the Denver Broncos, Colorado Avalanche and Colorado Rockies sports teams.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
She is survived by a son, Reverend Michael Ford and his wife Sonja of Tyler, Texas; three daughters, Patricia Moreland of Wheat Ridge, Terresa Ricken of Arvada and Coralyn Roush and her husband Michael of Longmont; a brother, Thomas T. Lawson of Tyler, Texas; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Graveside service will be 11:00 AM Thurs. March 31 at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Staging Area B in Denver with Rev. Michael Ford of Bethel Baptist Church in Texas and Rev. John Anderson of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Arvada officiating. Interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and sent in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry Street Longmont, CO 80501.
John E. Johnston
March 10, 1940 - September 23, 2007
John E. Johnston, 67, of Longmont, died September 23, 2007 at Longmont united Hospital.
He was born March 10, 1940 in Denver to William and Elizabeth (Humphreys) Johnston. John grew up in Longmont and was a life resident of the area.
He married Beverly Brewer November 8, 1957 in Boulder.
John was a truck driver, owning and operating a commercial trucking operation. He hauled many years for Monfort Beef in Greeley and most recently he drove for Wal-Mart. He retired in 2005.
John enjoyed watching stockcar races, fishing, his garden, trips to Branson, Missouri and the Denver Broncos.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife Beverly of Longmont; a son, Rick Johnston and his wife Teresa of Longmont; three daughters, Kimberly Slickmeyer and her husband John of Cookeville, TN, Kaylene Johnston of Louisville and Johnna Sloane and her husband Scott of Longmont; a sister, Betty Jo Onley and her husband Tim of Longmont; 13 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial service 11 AM Thurs. Sep. 27 at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ken Martinez of Rocky Mountain Bible Baptist Church officiating. Cremation at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association and sent to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.
February 2, 1909 - October 6, 2007
John Hechler of Longmont died October 6, 2007 at Life Care Center of Longmont. He was 98 years old.
He was born February 2, 1909 in Palisades Park, New Jersey to Herman and Anna (Boettcher) Hechler.
He graduated from Leonia High School and attended New York University’s School of Financial Public Relations.
John married Mary Armstrong on September 21, 1935.
John was an Insurance Manager for the Bank of New York, retiring in 1969.
He came to Longmont in 1996 from Florida and New Jersey and at lived at the Regent.
John was a member of Faith Baptist Church and enjoyed reading, playing golf and baseball, especially the Colorado Rockies.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mary in March 1995.
Survivors include two daughters, Joyce Haynes and her husband Jerry and Marilyn Morales and her husband Joseph, both of Longmont; four grandchildren, Lynea Haeberle, David Haeberle, Glenn Morali and Dawn Sulley; four great-grandchildren, Sarah and Garrett Morali and Dominic and Janelle Sulley.
Friends are invited to a memorial service 2:00pm Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007 at the Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, Rev. Rick Cross of Faith Baptist Church officiating. Cremation at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory.
Katherine 'Kaye' Louese Waggoner
March 16, 1920 - October 13, 2007
Katherine “Kaye” Louese Waggoner, 87, of Longmont died October 13, 2007.
She was born March 16, 1920 in El Paso, Texas to Wilber and Ruby (Pitkin) Elser. She lived in Las Cruces, NM until her family moved to Denver in 1935.
Kaye graduated East High School in Denver and Colorado A&M (CSU) with a degree in Home Economics.
She married Jess W. Waggoner June 1942 in Denver.
Kaye was a homemaker and teacher. She started teaching in DeBeque and continued in Palisade, Pueblo and Boulder. She was the Program Coordinator for CU Extension Adult Education and Assistant Dean of Summer School at CU-Boulder from 1966 until her retirement in 1985.
She moved to Boulder in 1961 and to Longmont in 2005.
Kaye was a member of Order of the Eastern Star in Palisade and the Buffalo Belles in Boulder. She enjoyed bridge, square dancing, crossword puzzles, sewing, crocheting, knitting and sports, especially the CU Buffaloes, Denver Broncos, Colorado Rockies and the various high school teams of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Roger and Bill Elser and a sister, Elizabeth McCallum.
Survivors include her son, Ross Waggoner of Cortez; three daughters, Nancy Waggoner of Southfield, Michigan, Janice Danford of Camp Zama, Japan and Beverly Marsh of Firestone; a brother, Franklin Elser and his wife Betty of Liberty, MO; two sisters, Helen Teegarden and her husband Don of Seabrook, Texas and Edith Pitti and her husband Joe of Sacramento, California; 11 grandchildren, Duke, Preston, Callie, Lindsay, Duree, Amanda, Elisha, Crysti, B.J., Eddie and Rachel; 14 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial Service 1 PM Wed. October 17, 2007 at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Cremation at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank or a charity of the donor’s choice and sent to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.
Logan L. Gray
February 12, 1955 - September 27, 2007
Logan L. Gray passed away Thursday, September 27, 2007 at his home of natural causes. He was 52.
He was born February 12, 1955 at Newton, Kansas to George Lewis and Barbara (Coulter) Gray. He moved with his family to Longmont in 1964. Logan graduated from Longmont High School.
Logan worked for many businesses in Longmont over the years including Standard Service, Robbins Flowers, IBM and Colorado Emission Station.
He attended New Song Church. Logan was a very spiritual man. His relationship to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ was very important. His entire life involved his faith and his journey to serve God. He will be remembered for his love and devotion to family and friends and as a caring, giving person, who was always helping others. Logan loved the mountains and the outdoors. He was always kind to animals.
He was preceded in death by his father on Jan. 28, 1994.
Logan is survived by his mother, Barbara Gray of Longmont, sister Diana Morrell of Longmont, nieces Marcy Keim and husband Joe and Shelly Schneider and husband Tom, great nieces Ashley Schneider and Megan Keim and a great nephew Cody Schneider. He is also survived by aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be 4:00 to 8:00pm Monday, Oct. 1, 2007, with family present to greet friends between 6:00 and 7:30pm at the Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Graveside services will be 10:00am Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007 at Longmont Mountain View Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Logan Gray Memorial Fund and sent to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.
Lois Brooks Courter Gulbrandsen
Born August 10, 1928 in Goshen, NY. Died October 6, 2007 in Louisville, CO.
Lois was the beloved wife of Sigurd; sister of Kay Rice; and mother of Susan Siders, Joan Morris, Gwen Lavenue, and Dawn Steel. She had six precious grandchildren – Kyle and Joe Gulla, Justin and Collin Lavenue, and Kelly and Chase Steel as well as sons-in-law – Tom Siders and Kelvin Steel. She leaves behind many extended family members and was predeceased by her sister, Martha Courter, and her parents, Kenneth and Edna Courter.
Lois and Sigurd were married on July 24, 1954 and had the pleasure of celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2004. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother who always put family first. She opened her home to many and was a gracious hostess to all.
Lois was the valedictorian at Central Valley High School in NY. She attended Syracuse University, graduated from Traphagen School of Design, and graduated with a teaching degree from William Patterson College.
She was an avid antique collector and started a chapter of Questers International in Ramsey, NJ. She was president of this group, and in their second year they hosted the state convention, which the president of the NJ Questers said was the best in many decades. She later became state vice president of Questers there. When she and her husband moved to Colorado in 1992, she joined the Mertensia Questers group here, of which her sister had been a member for many years. She became president of this group and helped host the National Convention in Colorado Springs in 2000.
A visitation will be held at the Ahlberg Funeral Chapel on Terry Street in Longmont on Tuesday, October 9 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. A memorial service will be 1:00 PM on Wednesday, October 10 at the Christian Church of Broomfield, 12601 Sheridan Boulevard. Interment Broomfield County Commons Cemetery.
She is dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.