Obituary - Dorothy M Courkamp

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Dorothy M Courkamp

November 10, 1921 - March 29, 2021

Dorothy M. Courkamp of Lamar passed away gently at her son's home in Goodyear, Arizona, March 29, 2021. Her children were with her when she passed.

One of seven children, she and twin brother, Donald McMichael, were born to parents John B. and Carrie (Clark) McMichael November 10, 1921, on the family ranch near Brandon.

Dorothy grew up on the family ranch and went to school and graduated from Brandon High School in 1940.

Highway 287 Lamar resurfacing, roadway improvements start in March

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In early March, the Colorado Department of Transportation will begin work to improve a portion of US 287 through Lamar. The project will include concrete pavement overlay, relocating roadway lighting, removing and replacing raised medians, storm sewer improvements, new signing and lighting and ADA curb ramp improvements. 

Obituary – Donald “Don” Gene McPherson, Jr.

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Donald "Don" Gene McPherson, Jr.

February 20, 1949 - February 15, 2021

Donald, or Don as he was better known, was born February 20, 1949, in Lamar to Donald John and Alice Lorrayne (Gruenewald) McPherson. He departed this life unexpectedly February 15, 2021, in Colorado Springs.

Don was the second son born to Don and Alice. He would go on to outlive his parents and his four brothers. He grew up and made his home on the family farm north of Lamar in May Valley. 

Death Notice – Donald Gene McPherson

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Donald "Don" Gene McPherson

February 20, 1949 - February 15, 2021

A celebration of life for lifelong Lamar resident Donald "Don" Gene McPherson will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at the Peacock Family Chapel. Interment with full military honors will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar under the auspices of the local V.F.W. and American Legion Posts.

Visitation for Don will be held Tuesday, February 23, 2021, from 9:00 until 11:00 a.m. at the Peacock Family Chapel.