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Kathryn Kinne

Oct. 1, 1949 - Aug. 1, 2006

Kathryn Kinne, of Longmont, died of leukemia Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, in Longmont. She was 56.

The daughter of Herbert F. Zimmerman and Margaret Hart Zimmerman, she was born Oct. 1, 1949, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She married Robert W. Kinne on Nov. 26, 1979, in Boulder.

Mrs. Kinne moved to Longmont in 1972.

She attended the University of South Florida and Chapman University College.

"Kathy's lifelong passion was the raising and care of her Morgan horses, and enjoying them in the fields and hills around Boulder, " her family said.

Survivors include her husband, of Longmont; her mother, of Fort Lauderdale; and two brothers, Robert Zimmerman, of Fort Lauderdale, and Fred Zimmerman, of Orlando, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her father.

A reception will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Crist Mortuary, 3395 Penrose Place, Boulder.

Contributions may be sent to the Horse Protection League, P.O. Box 741089, Arvada, CO 80006.

Jeffrey Andrew Ponczek

Oct. 18, 1979 - Sept. 7, 2006

Jeffrey Andrew Ponczek, of Longmont, died of respiratory failure resulting from pneumonia and Ataxia telangiectasia Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, in Longmont. He was 26.

The son of Richard Ponczek and Deborah Imlah Ponczek, he was born Oct. 18, 1979, in Denver.

Mr. Ponczek moved to Longmont in 2004.

The owner of Pine Grove Computer Graphics, Mr. Ponczek received a Certificate of Completion from Fletcher Miller High School in Lakewood in 1999. He enjoyed computers; computer games; fantasy sports teams; baseball, especially the Rockies and the Cubs; football, especially the 49ers; films; Easter Seals Camp; flying in small planes; and spending time with family and friends.

"He enjoyed many of the riches life offers, and was fulfilled with many wonderful memories of family and friends, " his family said. "We hope wings will carry him to his next game."

Survivors include his parents, of Longmont; and a sister, Jennifer Ponczek, of Denver.

Private services will be held.

Contributions may be sent to HospiceCare of Boulder and Broomfield Counties, 2594 Trailridge Drive East, Lafayette, CO 80026.

Crist Mortuary, in Boulder, handled arrangements.

Roger A. Nairn

July 26, 1943 - Sept. 29, 2006

Roger A. Nairn, of Brighton, formerly of Boulder, Louisville and Broomfield, died of cardiac arrest Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, in Lafayette. He was 63.

The son of Robert M. Nairn and Lois L. Merkel Nairn, he was born July 26, 1943, in Alhambra, Calif. He married Lu Etta A. Iwerks on July 15, 1972, in Boulder.

Mr. Nairn lived in Boulder from 1965 until 1980, in Louisville from 1980 until 1995, and in Broomfield from 1995 until 2005, when he moved to Brighton.

He was the owner of Coal Creek Barbers in Lafayette. Mr. Nairn was a member of the Lions Club of Lafayette and of Rocky Mountain Christian Church in Niwot. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, camping and traveling.

Survivors include his wife, of Brighton; a daughter, Cheryl Verstraete, of Brighton; and a son, Chris Miller, of Loveland.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Darrell Howe Mortuary, 1701 W. South Boulder Road, Lafayette. Bob Burger will officiate. A reception will follow at Coal Creek Barbers, 711 S. Public Road, Lafayette.

Contributions may be made in his name to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 1835 Franklin St., Denver, CO 80218; or at


Jane Borchert, of Boulder, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006, at Frasier Meadows Retirement Community, in Boulder. She was 89. M.P. Murphy & Associates Funeral Directors, in Boulder, is handling arrangements.

Mary Ann Williams

April 28, 1924 - June 15, 2006

Mary Ann Williams, of Louisville, died of natural causes Thursday, June 15, 2006, in Louisville. She was 82.

The daughter of Anton Pete Kranker and Mary Makovic Kranker, she was born April 28, 1924, in Arma, Kan. She married Harold Williams on June 6, 1942, in Abilene, Texas. He died in 1992.

Mrs. Williams moved to Louisville in 1939.

A 1942 graduate of Louisville High School, she worked at the Remington Arms Cafeteria, was a waitress at Colacci's Restaurant in Louisville and worked at StorageTek until retirement. She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary since 1954.

Mrs. Williams enjoyed playing bingo, crocheting, attending races and spending time with her family.

"She enjoyed living in Louisville surrounded by her family and her brothers' families, and watching them grow up, " her family said.

Survivors include a son, Tommy Lee Williams, of Elizabeth; two brothers, Johnny Kranker and Charles Kranker, both of Louisville; two grandsons; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Richard Anton Williams, in 2005; and a brother, Anton Steve Kranker, in 1996.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Darrell Howe Mortuary, 1701 W. South Boulder Road, Lafayette.

A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Darrell Howe Mortuary. The Rev. R. Dale Poland will officiate. Interment will follow at Louisville Cemetery, Colo. 42 and Empire Road.

John James Haslam

July 12, 1917 - March 11, 2006

John James Haslam, of Tampa, Fla., and formerly of Louisville, died of natural causes Saturday, March 11, 2006, in Tampa. He was 88.

The son of Samuel Haslam and Ivah Pearl Leatherman Haslam, he was born July 12, 1917, in Pittsburg, Kan. He married Mary Louise Green on May 31, 1942, in St. Louis.

Mr. Haslam lived in Louisville from 1986 to 2001.

He earned a track scholarship to the University of Kansas and graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering.

He served in the Marines and worked at Dupont/Sabine River Works in Orange, Texas.

With his wife, Mr. Haslam backpacked much of the world. A mountain climber, he reached the summit of the Matterhorn as his first climb, followed by many more of the world's highest peaks, including the Grand Teton and Kilimanjaro.

He served as junior warden and adult Sunday School teacher at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, in Orange. He was a leader in the Boy Scouts and achieved Wood Badge recognition. He taught swimming for several years with the American Red Cross, specializing in teaching adults who were afraid of the water.

"John was a generous man who gave countless hours in service to the community, " his family said.

Survivors include one son, David Green Haslam, of Tampa; one daughter, Anne Armsby Haslam Walker, of El Paso, Texas; two sisters, Elizabeth Pearle Haslam Laughlin, of Pittsburg, Kan., and Ruth Lillie Haslam Butler, of Atlanta; five grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his wife; a son, John James Haslam Jr.; and two brothers, Frank Edwin Haslam and Samuel Wesley Haslam.

Services have been held.

Avalon Funeral Home, in Lafayette, handled arrangements.

Camiel DeBruyne

Nov. 23, 1918 - June 14, 2006

Camiel DeBruyne, of Lafayette, died of natural causes Wednesday, June 14, 2006, in Lafayette. He was 87.

The son of Leon DeBruyne and Pauline Carton DeBruyne, he was born Nov. 23, 1918, in Louisville. He married Velma Tomich on Nov. 22, 1946, in Longmont.

Mr. DeBruyne was a lifelong resident of Boulder County.

A World War II veteran, Mr. DeBruyne was a dairy farmer.

Survivors include his wife, of Lafayette; three sons, Don DeBruyne, of Erie, Rick DeBruyne, of Brentwood, Calif., and Dan DeBruyne, of Niwot; two brothers, Jerome DeBruyne and Hector DeBruyne, both of Longmont; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Henry DeBruyne.

A rosary will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Immaculate Conception Church, 110 W. Simpson St., Lafayette.

Contributions may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633.

Darrell Howe Mortuary, in Lafayette, handled arrangements.

Carolyn R. Peck, Boulder, CO

1929 - 2008

Carolyn R. Peck has gone to be with her lord and savior. Passing away October 19th after a brave fight against cancer, Cary left this world enveloped in the love of family and many dear friends. Thanks to the compassionate care of the staff at Hospice Care of Boulder, she was comfortable and peaceful to the end.

After growing up in Illinois, Cary attended the University of Colorado and promptly declared Colorado home. Although she was President of the YWCA and Captain of the CU women’s basketball team, she gave up her degree to marry and raise six children.

Cary was very active in Boulder’s Christian community. She had a deep personal faith and shared her devotion to God and his Spirit with many who now remember her with gratitude. Her steadfast faith carried her during difficult times and was an example for all who knew her.

Cary had a passion for books. She earned her living as a master bookbinder and was an active member of the Antiquarian Book Society and long standing member of the Guild of Book workers. She also had many other creative interests and abilities, but above all she loved to learn and even more she loved sharing what she learned with others.

She had a talent for making lifelong friends in every phase of her life, and is remembered for her warm smile and the way she touched other people deeply without being aware of doing so.

Wealthy in friends and beloved activities; a gentle and warm spirit; she will be missed by many.

A Celebration of Life service, honoring her, will be held at Cornerstone Church, Sunday November 2nd at 3:00. All friends past and present are encouraged to come.

The short information is as follows as well:

Funeral Services Listing:

Carolyn R. Peck, Boulder Co. – We will celebrate Cary’s life with music, scripture, sharing, and photo’s. All friends past and present are invited. November 2nd at 3:00pm at Cornerstone Church, 1190 S. Broadway St., Boulder, CO 80305.

Betty Jeanne Wernick

Betty Jeanne Wernick, 79, a resident of Loveland, died Friday, July 4th, 2008 at Joneses Assisted Living. Funeral arrangements are pending at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church of Boulder under the direction of M. P. Murphy & Associates Funeral Directors.

Jesus Rayos Campos, Lafayette, CO

Jesus Rayos Campos, of Lafayette passed away Thursday, July 3, 2008. He was 58. Avalon Funeral Home of Lafayette is handling arrangements.

Avalon Funeral Home & Cemetery

Kevin McDonald Haythe

1971 - 2008

Kevin McDonald Haythe was born on January 20, 1971 in Washington, D.C. to Winston McDonald Haythe and Glenann Rogers Arnold . Kevin graduated from Episcopal High School in Alexandria, VA. After completion of high school, Kevin graduated cum laude with B.A. degrees in English, Spanish, and Philosophy from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Kevin received his M.B.A. in finance and marketing from the Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University. In addition to his degrees, Kevin studied existential philosophy and Christianity at St. Peters College, Oxford University, United Kingdom. He further studied Spanish at the University of Seville in Seville, Spain. Kevin worked as an executive consultant with the Exetor Group. He joined the Exetor Group as a partner in 2005. Kevin traveled extensively working with major international companies developing their executive leadership curriculums. Prior to joining the Exetor Group, Kevin worked as a product manager and product developer within the outdoor sporting goods industry. When Kevin was not working, he enjoyed kayaking, mountain biking, telemark skiing, backpacking, and running the Flat Irons with his dog Bill. He was an avid mountaineer and successfully climbed Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Western hemisphere. On the academic side, Kevin loved philosophy and classical literature. He also had a passion for wine collecting and photography. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his mother Glenann R. Arnold of Greeley, CO; father Winston McDonald Haythe of Washington, D.C.; sisters Sheila Laird and husband Thomas of Magnolia, TX; Rhonda Morehead of Greeley, CO; nephew Joshua Morehead of Greeley, CO and several aunts and uncles.

A celebration of Kevin’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 10, 2008 at the Red Lion Restaurant; 38470 Boulder Canyon, Highway 119, Boulder, CO. A reception will follow at the restaurant.

Memorial gifts may be made in Kevin’s name to the Center for Resource Conservation or any other environmental organization of choice in care of Allnutt Funeral Service; 702 13th St., Greeley, CO 80631.

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