Otero County

Obituary – Ardeth W. Sneath

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Ardeth W. Sneath

March 13, 1935 - January 2, 2021

Ardeth Sneath was born March 13, 1935, in Eads to Oscar C. and Golda Swisher (Sharp) White and departed this life Saturday, January 2, 2021. 

The family moved to Rocky Ford when Ardeth was five years old and later settled in La Junta. She attended schools in Rocky Ford, La Junta, and Swink. She graduated from Swink High School in 1953. 

Obituary – Mike Wyckoff

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Mike Wyckoff 

March 10, 1951 - December 16, 2020 

Mike Wyckoff, 69, passed away December 16, 2020, at his Cheraw home. He born March 10, 1951, in La Junta, to Harold and Dorothy (Bushorr) Wyckoff.  

He grew up on the family homestead in Arlington. He attended elementary school in Haswell and attended High School in Eads and completed a mechanics program at Lamar Community college.

Obituary – Lois M. Springer

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Lois M. Springer

February 7, 1928 - June 14, 2020

Lois M. Springer, 92, of La Junta passed away June 14, 2020, at the Sangre de Cristo Hospice House in Pueblo.

Lois was born February 7, 1928, in McLean, Texas, and moved to Colorado two years later. Her parents, Vera and Douglas Christopher, moved about one mile north of Bristol and remained there until she was about 14 years old. Then they moved to Granada until her marriage to Wilbur Springer in 1947.

Obituary – Alma Jane Lewis

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Alma Jane "Janie" Lewis

June 27, 1930 - May 28, 2020

Alma Jane "Janie" Lewis, 89, passed away peacefully May 28, 2020, in Broomfield. Alma was born June 27, 1930, in La Junta to John and Erma (Howell) Inskeep.

Alma married Charlie Lewis in March of 1993. Alma loved all animals. She raised her own goats, and took great care of them. She also loved taking care of her horses and dogs. She was an avid bowler and was on several leagues throughout her life.