Philip L. Winter
Philip L. Winter, 79, of Jensen Beach, Fla., died June 24, 2003, at the Parkway Health and Rehabilitation Center in Stuart, Fla.
He was a New York native and had been a resident of Jensen Beach for the past ten years, moving there from Estes Park. He was a frequent visitor to the Estes Park Rotary Club.
Winter served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of the Unitarian Universal Church of Stuart and the Stuart Corinthian Yacht Club of Stuart. He was a graduate of the Harvard Law School and practiced law with Bohan, Trask, Bohan and Winter in Larchmont for over 30 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah "Scat" Winter.
He is survived by a stepson, Robert Hiller of Valdez, N.M.; two grandchildren; a niece and two nephews.
Funeral services are pending. They will be held in Estes Park at Alnutt Funeral Services. Burial will be in the Estes Valley Memorial Gardens. Aycock Funeral Home of Stuart, Fla., is in charge of the local arrangements.
Jacob O. Mall
A special memorial service for Col. Jacob O. Mall who died Jan. 30, 2003, in Fremont, Calif., will be held July 3, 2003, at 4 p.m. in the Estes Valley Memorial Valley Gardens.
Robert “Bob” Paul Schone
Robert “Bob” Paul Schone, 80, former Estes Park resident, died Wednesday, July 9, 2003 at the Fort Meade V.A. Medical Center near Sturgis.
Schone was born on September 16, 1922 in Wall, S.D., to Herman and Louisa (Sebade) Schone. He grew up and received his education in Wall, graduating from Wall High School is 1940. After graduation, he moved to California to work in the defense industry. He later returned to Wall before enlisting in the U.S. Navy in March of 1943. During World War II, he actively participated in various battles in the South Pacific.
Schone married Helen Johnson on June 3, 1945 in Tacoma, Wash. After his honorable discharge in 1945, the couple moved to Richmond, Calif. They later returned to Wall, where Schone worked as a carpenter. In 1957, he went to work for the Badlands National Park as a maintenance supervisor. In 1958, the couple moved to Cedar Pass, S. D., and in 1965, they moved to Estes Park, Colo. Schone worked as a maintenance position at Rocky Mountain National Park until his retirement in 1984. After retiring, the couple moved to Quinn, S.D.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking.
Schone is survived by his wife, Helen, of Quinn, S. D.; four sons, Donald Schone of Interior, Dennis Schone and his wife Sharon of Wall, Kent Schone of Georgetown, Colo., and Doug Schone and his wife Teresa of Rapid City, S. D.; one daughter, Debra Letellier and her husband Lance of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Delores Culver of Rapid City, S.D.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, Donals, Alvin, Vernon “Kraut” and Frederick as an infant; and two sisters, Maragaret Klingbile and Mary Jane Kelly.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 11, 2003, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Wall, S. D., with Father Bob Baden officiating. Interment with military honors by the Sturgis Honor Guard will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday at the Black Hills National Cemetery
near Sturgis, S.D.
Jerry Carlson, 69, of Estes Park died at Poudre Valley Hospital Aug. 9, 2003. A memorial service will he held Sunday, Aug. 17 at 3 p.m. at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church in Estes Park. Rev. M. Paul Garrett will officiate.
Carlson was born Aug. 17, 1933, in Longmont to Frederic and Evelyn (Moore) Carlson. He grew up in Longmont where his family’s Carlson Farms silo still stands. He graduated high school in Longmont. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree at Hastings in Nebraska and a Masters Degree from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. He taught theater arts for 10 years at Duarte High School in California and for 31 years at Citrus College in Glendora, Calif.
He married Susan Robinson on Dec. 27, 1967, at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church in Estes Park. The couple spent many summers in Estes Park before moving to the community part-time four years ago. He was the director of the original Dark Horse Theater in Estes Park.
His parents preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife Susan of Estes Park and Sierra Madre, Calif.; son James of Sierra Madre’ daughter Lauren Blake of Wrightwood, Calif.; brother Richard “Dick” Carlson of Norco, Calif.; sisters Jean Carlson of Longmont and Claire Carlson of Brownwood, Texas. He is also survived by Sophie, the NewFoundland.
The family requests memorials be made in support of local theater.
For more information, call Allnutt Funeral Service at 586-3101. The obituary may be viewed on line at www.allnutt.com.
Bubba Carney, age nine months of Denver, died Aug. 12, 2003, at his home.
He had a big smile and chubby cheeks. He loved to play peek-a-boo.
He is survived by his father and mother, Rick and Kim Carney of Denver and his sister Aja, age three. He is also survived by maternal grandparents Dan and Becky Ludlam of Estes Park; paternal grandparents Charlie and Trina Phillips of Highland Ranch, Colo., and Richard and Karen Carney of Bartlesville, Okla.
Graveside services will be held at Crown Hill Memorial Cemetery
in Denver on Friday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m.
Donna “DJ” Morrison, 53, of Salem, Ore., died July 28, 2003, at her home following a battle with cancer.
She was born Nov. 16, 1949 in rural Utica, S.D. She was the eldest of two girls born to Kenneth and Helen Dejong. She attended a one-room schoolhouse until she entered high school in Yankton, S.D. While growing up, she worked on the farm, raising sheep and operating farm equipment. She was active in 4-H, winning regional and national competitions in sewing and judging.
She earned a BS degree in Textiles Research from Colorado State University, a paralegal certification from Metro State College in Denver and a MS degree in Library Science and Information Technology from the Denver campus of Emporia State University.
She worked as a waitress and bartender to finance her undergraduate degree. Following graduation, she held positions as a data entry manager, programmer analyst, paralegal, reference librarian, systems librarian and electronic services librarian.
She was an active member of the American Association of Law Libraries. She also did committee work for the WestPac division of AALL and held office in the Paralegal Association of Wyoming.
She enjoyed books, dancing, fly fishing, camping and people.
She is survived by her husband, Joe Morrison; father and stepmother Kenneth and Lola Dejong of Utica; sister Karen Wiesler; nieces Chrissy and Jenny; and nephew Nick of Yankton.
A celebration of life memorial service was held at City View Funeral Home in Salem. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salem Hospital Foundation – Cancer Program, 665 Winter St. S.E. Salem, OR 97301; or the Alzheimer’s Association, 1311, NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR.
City View Funeral Home of Salem was in charge of the arrangements.
Gerald William Engel
Gerald “Jerry” Engel, 50, of Estes Park, formerly of Loveland, died at his home Wednesday morning, Oct. 15, 2003.
He was born Jan. 31, 1953 in Sioux Falls, S.D. to Edward and Rosie (McDonald) Engel. He married Carolyn Avila in Loveland on July 17, 1972. The couple has three daughters. For 10 years he worked at the House of Spirits in Loveland , eventually becoming the store manager. He was later self employed as a sheet rock contractor. He moved to Estes Park in 2000 and worked at Waste Management in Estes Park as a truck driver. Engel was a member of the Christian Church of Estes Park.
He was preceded in death by his sister Lisa.
He is survived by his parents of Apache Junction, Ariz.; his wife, Carolyn, of Estes Park; daughters Pam Perez and her husband Martin, Adrienne DeHerrera and her husband Jason, and Jessica Engel, all of Loveland; brothers Steve Engel of Loveland, Chris Engel of Fort Collins, and Tim Engel and Lee Engel of Loveland; sisters Diane Hakes, Jeanine Vasquez, and Janelle, all of Loveland. He is also survived by eight grandchildren
A memorial service will be held this Saturday Oct. 18, at 1p.m. at the Christian Church of Estes Park, which is located at 4655 US Highway 36, three and a half miles south of Estes Park, between mile markers 4 and 5. There will also be a benefit in his honor on Sunday Nov. 16 at the White Buffalo at 1 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jerry Engel Memorial fund in care of Boulder Valley Credit Union P.O. Box 4049 Estes Park, CO 80517.
Charlotte “Lucretia” Menard, 87, died Nov. 28, 2003 at Pine Valley Home in Estes Park.
She was born March 22, 1916 in Sergeant Bluff, Iowa to Dennis D. Dewey, Sr. and Vina (Schwartz) Dewey.
She married George Prudent Menard, Sr. (known as “Prudy”), on Sept. 14, 1937 in Sioux City, Iowa. She was a former resident of Sioux City, Iowa and South Sioux City, Neb. She belonged to a sorority in a women’s finishing school in New England. She had been a resident of Estes Park for 51 years. In Iowa she sold food from her home – eggs, vegetables, chocolate sauce, homemade cookies, molasses, taffy, and popcorn balls. She taught piano for many years and placed students in recitals. She also placed students in ice-skating shows and sewed costumes for those events. While raising her children, she was active in P.T.A. In Estes Park she owned horses for 45 years, rode in Estes Park parades and belonged to the Palomino Horse Association and other horse riding and trail-riding clubs. She enjoyed hiking and had climbed Longs Peak. She also worked as an Estes Park school bus driver for five to ten years. She had been a member of the Christadelphian Church in the Midwest.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and brother-Dennis Dean Dewey, Jr.
Menard is survived by a son, George Prudent Menard, Jr. of Trapper Creek, AK; daughters, Charlu Menard Choate of Anchorage, AK., and Prudence Lucretia Zale of Cornville, Ariz.; sister-Mary Catherine “Kitty” Woolery of Bloomington, Minn.; cousin-Dorothy Miernik of Honolulu, HI. Six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive her.
Her favorite charities are the Estes Park Elizabeth Guild, the Animal Shelter, and the homeless. She gave freely of her time and resources to these and other needy causes. Memorial donations in her name to these or other charities can be made. However, flowers may be sent to Pine Valley Home, 238-A E. Riverside Drive, Estes Park, 80517.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2003, at 2 p.m., at the United Methodist Church of Estes Park. A reception will follow at Pine Valley Home, 238-A E. Riverside Drive.
To view on-line obituary and sign the guest book, please visit www.allnutt.com.
Ferne LaVerne Kendrick
Ferne LaVerne Kendrick, 79, of Fort Collins, died Nov. 22, 2003, at McKee Medical Center in Loveland.
She was born Oct. 26, 1924, in Laramie, Wyo., to William and Mabel (Reid) Dunn. She lived in Laramie until 1939, when she and her family moved to Greeley. She graduated from high school in Greeley and later moved to Estes Park where she lived from 1968 to 1997.
While living in Estes, Kendrick worked as an interior decorator until 1990. In 1997 she moved to Fort Collins where she lived until her death.
She was a member of Lady Elks. She also loved to dance, oil paint, and travel and sew.
She was preceded in death by her husband George Howard Kendrick Sr., and her parents.
She is survived by a daughter, Kathy Thomas of Eaton; sons George Howard Kendrick Jr. of Fort Collins, Roger Kendrick of Laramie and Larry Kendrick of Berthoud. Three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive her.
No services are planned. Cremation has taken place.
Allnutt Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
Thomas Justin Mccloskey
Thomas Justin Mccloskey, died on Nov. 27, 2003, at his home in Fountain Hills, Ariz.
He was born in San Diego, Calif., in 1933.
McCloskey was a past owner and operator of the Lazy-B Chuckwagon.
A sister and two brothers survive him.
A private remembrance was held with close friends and family members on Dec. 2, 2003. Memorials can be made to a local humane society.
Erma Nell Crowley
Erma Nell Crowley, 90, died Feb. 4, 2004, in Mesa, Ariz.
She was born on Oct. 16, 1913, on a farm near Lawson, Mo., to Charles and Effie (Mellon) Crowley
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Hazel D. (Crowley) Trout and Leta P. (Crowley) McCullough, and one brother, Joseph W. Crowley.
She is survived by two sisters, E. Blanche (Crowley) Vermillion and Dorothy Jean (Crowley) Collins; one brother, J. Harold Crowley; two nieces and four nephews.
Graveside services will be Tuesday, Feb. 10 at Estes Valley Memorial Gardens.
Alfred J. Fleischer
Alfred J. Fleischer, 88, of Westwood, Mo., died Dec. 17, 2003, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in Town and Country, Mo.
A well known civic leader, Fleischer was the first management co-chairman of PRIDE (Productivity and Responsibility Increase Development and Employment) of St. Louis, a group that eased decades of tense and sometimes violent labor relations in the construction industry. The group was formed in 1972.
A native of St. Louis, Mo., he earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Washington University. He served in the Army Corps of Engineers in World War II before he joined his father at Fleischer-Seeger Concstruction. He eventually became president of the company.
In 1991 he received the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service’s National Director’s Award for his efforts in improving labor-management relations.
Fleischer was past president of the Associated General Contractors of St. Louis and a director of the National Corporation for Housing Partnerships. He was also a member of the U.S. Olympics Committee. Fleischer was a chairman emeritus of Junior Achievement of Mississippi Valley. He served as a past president of Congregation Shaare Emeth and a board member of the St. Louis chapter of the American Society for Technion.
He was preceded in death by his wife Eva Davidson Fleischer in 1998.
He is survived by daughters Margaret Kaufman of San Francisco and Alice Davis Schwartz of Estes Park. He is also survived by nine grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Dec. 21, 2003, at Congregation Shaare Emeth. Burial was in New Mount Sinai Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fleischer Jewish Healing Center of St. Louis, 10950 Schuetz Road, St. Louis, MO 63146.
Lois E. Matthews
Lois E. Matthews, 82, of Estes Park, died Sept. 8, at Good Samaritan Retirement Village in Loveland.
Burial of cremated remains will be Saturday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m. at Loveland Burial Park. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m., at Community Church of the Rockies, 1700 Brodie Avenue, Estes Park. The Rev. Stephen Carl will officiate.
Mrs. Matthews was born June 5, 1918, in Superior, Neb., to Carl W. and Bessie (Vincent) Bates. She grew up in Lincoln, Neb., and attended the University of Nebraska.
In 1938, she moved to Loveland, where she worked at Hancock Photo Studio for three years. In 1942, she moved to Washington, D.C., and worked for the Department of the Interior for six months.
Later that year, she moved back to Loveland and married Ted Matthews on June 7, 1942, in Fort Collins. Shortly thereafter, she accepted a transfer to the Army Supply Depot in Ogden, Utah, when her husband joined the U.S. Army.
After her husband’s discharge in 1945, the couple made Estes Park their home, where they could hike and photograph in the mountains that they shared a love for. She moved to Loveland on April 28, 1999.
Mr. and Mrs. Matthews owned and operated a gift/souvenir shop in Estes Park from 1951 to 1971. They spent much of their time in the mountains, where Lois loved to camp and had great patience in live photography. She climbed Longs Peak 10 times, five of those on the East face.
She was a talented photographer and had many of her and her husband’s pictures made into postcards, calendars and placements. She and her husband had seven photographs published in Petersen’s "Bird Nests West of the Mississippi," two photographs in the Reader’s Digest’s "America from the Road," and one photograph in National Geographic of the Big Thompson Flood.
Mrs. Matthews had a great sense of humor and she and her husband enjoyed entertaining their family and friends with slide shows and delicious food that they prepared together.
She is survived by her husband, Ted Matthews, of 58 years of Loveland; one brother, Al Bates and wife, Carolyn, of Omaha, Neb.; and seven nieces and nephews: Harold B. Dunning of Aurora, Collene Beitz of Littleton, Shirley Ballinger of Loveland, Edna Dunning of Littleton, Helen Dunning of Loveland, Bill Schultz of Denver, and Rob Bates of Omaha, Neb.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post No. 119 of Estes Park, in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 1302 Graves Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517.