Rodney Lee Hale
February 24, 1958 -- June 11, 2022
A graveside celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident Rodney Lee Hale will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2022, at the Riverside Cemetery in Lamar.
Per Rodney's request there will be no visitation.
Rodney was born February 24, 1958, at Eads to Talmage Ray Hale and OnaBelle Baldwin and passed away June 11, 2022, at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs with his family his side at the age of 64.
The Colorado State Patrol responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 50 near Lamar Sunday shortly after 10:00 p.m. Sunday.
Lamar Community College's (LCC) will hold Explore Renewable Energy Technologies Day
Thursday, June 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This will be a full day of hands-on activities and quick trips to explore training and careers in both wind and solar generation.
The event will be held at the LCC Career & Technical Education (CTE) Building, 2401 S Main Street, in Lamar, and is open to anyone interested in looking into training and careers in renewable energy technologies.
November 13, 1934 - May 6, 2022
Marie was born November 13, 1934, at Florence, Alabama, to Arthur and Genevieve (Schroeder) Oakes and passed away May 6, 2022, at the Weisbrod Memorial Hospital in Eads at the age of 87.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Jim Ellenberger, her parents Arthur and Genevieve Oakes, son Mark Arthur Ellenberger, daughter Marti Ferris and grandson Clint Ferris.
Colorado Community College System (CCCS) celebrated its fourth annual Commitment to Excellence Awards ceremony, honoring 54 employees across the state, including four from Lamar Community College.
Leroy C. Brase
July 26, 1944 - April 23, 2022
Leroy C. Brase, son of Vivian (Murray) and Melvin Brase, was born July 26, 1944, in Lamar.
August 15, 1964, Leroy was united in marriage to Judy Weimer Brase and to the union two sons, Jeff and Scott, were born.
Shortly after their marriage, Leroy and Judy moved to Fort Collins, where Leroy completed his education at Colorado State University. It was at this time that they moved to Crook, where Leroy taught for a few years.
Former Colorado State Senator Mark Hillman says the commission charged with ensuring schools discontinue using American Indian mascots is inconsistent in applying state law.
Darrell Wayne Brown
March 20, 1939 - January 11, 2022
Darrell Wayne Brown passed away January 11, 2022, in Eads at Weisbrod Memorial Hospital. He was 82 years, 10 months, and 11 days.
He was born March 20, 1939, in Elsie, Nebraska, the third of four children born to Ross Ora Brown and Eunice Laurine Deal.
Eunice died in 1941, along with a baby girl, when Darrell was two, and he and his brother and sister were raised by many different family members in Colorado and Nebraska.
Nicki J. Filbeck
March 2, 1950 - April 7, 2022
A graveside service for longtime Lamar resident Nicki J. Filbeck will be held at 1:00 p.m. MST/ 2:00 p.m. CST Friday, April 15, 2022, at the Johnson Cemetery in Johnson City, Kansas with Pastor Paul Floyd of the High Plains Fellowship Church officiating.
Per Nicki's request there will be no visitation.