Abe Abeyta of Denver, a baker, died Monday. He was 68.
Services will be at noon today at Crown Hill Mortuary, 7777 W. 29th Ave., Denver. Interment will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.
He was born April 3, 1931, in Primero. On June 16, 1966, he married Ida Lenore "Lennie" Valerio in Denver. Abeyta was a baker at Entenmann's Inc.-Oroweat Foods. He was a member of the Bakery Confectionary and Tobacco Workers, International Union, AFL-CIO Local No. 26. His interests included softball.
He is survived by his wife; three daughters, Kerry Maciel, California, Sandra Griffin, Lone Tree, and Anjanette, Brighton; a son, Christopher, Denver; two sisters; a brother; and seven grandchildren.
Kenneth W. Acker
Civil engineer, 72
Kenneth W. Acker of Georgetown, a civil engineer and supervisor, died July 9. He was 72.
Services were July 15 at Morgan Mortuary. There was cremation.
He was born Feb. 27, 1928, in Hayden.
He attended the University of Colorado, Metropolitan State College and the University of Denver.
He coached for the Arvada Midget Football Association from 1965 to 1999.
He is survived by his wife, Margery; five sons, Greg, Arvada, Jeff and Kevin, both of Thornton, Scott, Littleton, and Dennis, Anchorage, Alaska; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2255 S. Oneida St., Denver, CO 80224.
Einar Hilding Alm
Einar Hilding Alm of Denver, a machinist, died Sunday. He was 95.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Augustana Lutheran Christ Chapel, 5000 E. Alameda Ave., Glendale. There will be cremation.
Alm was born June 13, 1904, in Bohuslan, Sweden. On Nov. 30, 1940, he married Inez R. Hagg in Denver.
He was a machinist and a fishing rod fabricator. He was a Mason with the Paul Revere Lodge, a member of the Swedish Club, Vasa Lodge and fellowship class of Augustana Church. His interests included fly fishing, traveling and reading.
He is survived by his wife.
Contributions may be made to the Augustana Lutheran Church Foundation, 5000 E. Alameda Ave., Glendale 80246, or to Porter Hospice, 2525 S. Downing St., Denver 80210.
Theresa May Allmer
Theresa May Allmer of Denver, a custodian, died July 3. She was 70.
A memorial service will be at 9 a.m. July 29 at Olinger Wadsworth Mortuary, 7495 W. 29th Ave., Denver. There will be cremation.
She was born Nov. 10, 1929, in Denver. In February 1982, she married Howard Allmer in Lakewood.
She was employed by the Jefferson County School District.
She is survived by her husband; and three brothers, Eugene Kennedy, Denver, Irving Kennedy, Westminster, and Albert Kennedy, Arvada.
Contributions may be made to Alameda Baptist Church, 8525 W. Alameda Ave., Lakewood, CO 80215-2910.
Irene I. Allenbach
Pueblo homemaker, 85
Irene I. Allenbach of Pueblo, a homemaker, died March 18 in Boulder. She was 85.
Services were March 24 at Davis Mortuary in Pueblo. Interment was Roselawn Cemetery.
She was born Irene I. Richardson on March 7, 1915, in Eldorado Springs. On Jan. 16, 1932, she married George Allenbach. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by two sons, George, Boulder, and Greg, Pueblo; two daughters, Nona Kay Gillen, Washington, and Linda Edwards, Texas; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Edith Reid Ackerman
Denver homemaker, 95
Edith Reid Ackerman of Denver, a homemaker, died July 26. She was 95.
Services were private. Interment was in Fairmount Cemetery.
She was born June 4, 1905, in Denver. On July 22, 1930, she married Theron Lennis Ackerman. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by a son, Donald Reid, Ignacio; a daughter, Anne Ackerman Bryan, Denver; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Faye Charlotte Abbey
Kiowa homemaker, 91
Faye Charlotte Abbey of Kiowa, a homemaker, died Oct. 19 at Lincoln Community Hospital in Hugo. She was 91.
Services were Oct. 22 at St. Mark's Presbyterian Church in Kiowa. Interment was in Elizabeth Cemetery.
She was born Faye C. Dunker on March 11, 1908, in Strang, Neb. On Dec. 12, 1927, she married Lester F. Abbey. He preceded her in death.
Her interests were crafts, playing the piano, crochet and gardening. She won many prizes at the Kiowa County Fair.
She is survived by a daughter, LaVonne Maul; two sons, Darrel and Keith; eight grandchildren; 15 greatgrandchildren; and a great-great granddaughter. Contributions may be made to the Kiowa Senior Citizens Center, P.O. Box 504, Kiowa 80117; or to the Kiowa St. Mark's Ladies Aide, c/o Linda Ehmann, P.O. Box 236, Kiowa 80117.
Elizabeth Van Arsdale
Golden homemaker, 76
Elizabeth Van Arsdale of Golden, a homemaker, died Aug. 31. She was 76.
Services and interment will be held at a later date in Waverly, Tenn.
She was born Aug. 9, 1923, in Waverly. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
She is survived by a daughter, Susan, Golden; two sons, Douglas, Nashville, and Ronald, Ocala, Fla.; and three grandchildren.
John Mead Avara
Ex-maintenance worker, 67
John Mead Avara of Cedaredge, a retired Department of Transportation maintenance worker, died Thursday at home. He was 67.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Arvada United Methodist Church, 6750 Carr St. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Cedaredge United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Avara was born July 6, 1932, in La Junta. On June 15, 1952, he married Mary N. Miller in La Junta.
He was a member of Cedaredge United Methodist Church, the Masonic Douglas Lodge No. 153, Castle Rock, Order of the Eastern Star Spruce Chapter No. 129, Cedaredge, and the Martha Chapter No. 135, Castle Rock.
His interests included fishing, camping and traveling.
He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Pat Kercher, Arvada; two sons, Robert, Littleton, and John, Rifle; his mother, Lola, Rocky Ford; two brothers, Melvin, Caņon City, and Dean, Pueblo; two sisters, Marjorie Case, Pueblo, and Marie Yoder, Rocky Ford; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2255 S. Oneida St., Denver 80224; or Cedaredge United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 396, Cedaredge 81413; or Delta County Hospice Project, P.O. Box 24, Delta, 81416.
Burl Ault of Westminster, a farmer, died Wednesday in Denver. He was 84.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Crown Hill Mortuary, 7777 W. 29th Ave., Wheat Ridge. Interment will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.
He was born Nov. 10, 1915, near Longmont. He was an award-winning trapshooter.
He is survived by a brother, Dale, Stuart, Fla.; and a granddaughter.
Barbara Babiar of Denver, a cosmetologist, died Saturday. She was 83.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Thomas More Church, 8035 S. Quebec St. There will be cremation.
She was born June 5, 1917, in Roundup, Mont.
She is survived by two daughters, Joan Tubutis, Englewood, and Carolyn Versteeg, Parker; a son, James Rogo, Aurora; and three grandchildren.
Dolly Marye Baldauf
Bell employee, 99
Dolly Marye Baldauf of Aurora, a retired Mountain Bell employee, died Aug. 4. She was 99.
No services were held. There was cremation. She was born Jan. 22, 1901, in Old Bethany, Pa.
She worked for AT&T in Cleveland from 1917 to 1925, with Ohio Bell from 1934 to 1950, and with Mountain Bell from 1952 to 1957, when she retired.
She was a life member of the Blue Spruce Telephone Pioneers and the Denver Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star No. 159. She was also a member of the Merger East Denver Chapter No. 123, Koran No. 10 White Shrine of Jerusalem and Messiah 67 of Euclid, Ohio. Her interests included crocheting.
Contributions may be made to the Colorado Christian Home for Children, 4325 W. 29th Ave., Denver, CO 80212; or First Church of Divine Science, 1400 Williams St., Denver, CO 80218.
William Carl Bahr
Business owner, 84
William Carl Bahr of Highlands Ranch, a business owner, died Monday. He was 84.
Services were Friday at Chapel Hill Mortuary Chapel. Interment was in Chapel Hill Cemetery.
He was born Jan. 8, 1915, in DeSoto, Mo. He attended St. Louis University. He served in the Army during World War II. He married Lucy Lo.
He was the owner of a Denver service station. His interests included cars.
He is survived by his wife; two sons, William Carl Jr., Callender, Iowa, and Steven, Roseburg, Ore.; and five grandchildren.
Ethel A. Baer
Littleton homemaker, 90
Ethel A. Baer of Littleton, a homemaker, died Wednesday. She was 90.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 6601 S. Colorado Blvd.
She was born Sept. 8, 1909, in Dwight, Ill.
She was a member of Abiding Word Lutheran Church in Highlands Ranch. She is survived by a son, Roger, Chipeta Park; a daughter, Ruth Watson, Salida; three sisters, Gertrude Burger, Chicago, Ruth Oren, Montesano, Wash., and Dora Fowler, Palm Coast, Fla.; a brother, Robert, Chicago; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, Box 2369, Denver 80201.
Elmer A. Bacon
Food manager, 86
Elmer A. Bacon of Broomfield, a food manager, died Sept. 9 at home. He was 86.
Services were Sunday at Highland Chapel. There was cremation.
He was born Sept. 29, 1912, in Cheyenne Wells. On Sept. 3, 1930, he married Margaret Whitney in Illinois. She preceded him in death.
He is survived by a daughter, Kay Meyer, Broomfield; a son, Gary, Benton, Ky.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.