Capturing a life accurately and sympathetically is a challenge, more so if it is one that lasts nearly a century.
December 2, 1932 - March 28, 2021
Richard Lee Shriver was born December 2, 1932, in Las Animas to John Harvey and Hazel Catherine (Barnhart) Shriver. He passed away March 28, 2021, at the age of 88 in Las Animas.
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.
Dorothy Marie Ardrey
February 21, 1943 - March 25, 2021
March 25, 2021, Dorothy Marie Ardrey, loving wife and mother of three children, earned her angel wings at the age of 78, after a courageous battle with colon cancer, in Pueblo.
Dorothy was born February 21, 1943, to Clyve and Helen Foulke; sister of Harvey Horton, George Foulke, and Barbara Engelbrecht; and granddaughter of August and Ila Kern and William and Lottie Foulke.
Don Gifford passed away March 13, 2021, in Austin, Texas, at the age of 74. He grew up in Haswell and graduated from Eads High School in 1964
In 1990, he married his high school sweetheart, Karen Baker. They have lived most of the past 30 years in Austin.
Lonita Ruth Schaller
January 28, 1952- March 7, 2021
March the 7, 2021, Lonita Ruth Schaller, loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, peacefully left this world to join the Lord in heaven with her family at her side.
Helen L. Gilman
April 23, 1938 - February 2, 2021
Helen Gilman passed away February 2, 2021, in Aurora.
She was born April 23, 1938, in Lamar to parents Lydia and Pete Schleining.
Patsy Zabriskie went to Jesus Sunday evening, February 21, 2021.
She was the wonderful wife, help mate, companion, and saint of God to Pastor Richard Zabriskie
Services are pending.
Rebecca "Becky" June Tallman
February 25, 1952 - February 16, 2021
Becky was the daughter of Betty Jo and Wayne E. Tallman. She was born in Burlington February 25, 1952. She grew up on the family farm with her parents and two brothers just north of Brandon. Rebecca June Tallman passed away peacefully at her home in Denver on February 16, 2021.
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.