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Katie Speer

Estes Park resident Katie Speer died at her home early Monday morning September 15, 2014. She was 84 years old. Catherine Kerins was born September 12, 1930 in Reading, OH. Her parents were Raymond and Marguerie (Wagner) Kerins. Katie grew up in Terre Haute, IN and attended schools there where she was a member of the Speech and Debate Teams. She received a scholarship to attend Northwestern University of Sp ...

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Thomas Sharrard

Long time Colorado resident died June 22, 2014 at the age of 83 years. Thomas (Tom) Floyd Sharrard was born in Iron River, Michigan (Paint Lake District in the UP) in 1930. He was the ninth of ten children. The Sharrard family operated a logging camp and hunting camp during Tom’s youth in which he guided clients and gathered pine cones for reforestation. In 1947 Tom joined the army where he became a mechani ...

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Leo B. Matti

2/1/1940-8/13/2014 Leo B. Matti died at home in Estes Park from a sudden heart attack. He led a full life, starting with being born in Switzerland, then being raised in Australia, and crowning his sojourn in this world with an extended stay as a citizen in the United States. His meteoric career in health care started as a medical school student at the University of Queensland, becoming an undergraduate at t ...

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Walter Burgess Joyner Jr.

Walter Burgess Joyner Jr. died of complications arising from attempts to treat shingles in Spokane, Wash. Sept. 7, 2014. Known to all as “Burgess,” or after reaching six feet four inches, “Little Burgess,” he was born to Burgess and Helen (Calkens) Joyner on Sept. 24, 1931. He attended Greeley High School and upon graduating enlisted in the Navy where he was a seaman on the USS Philippine Seas. After his en ...

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Katie Speer

Katie Speer of Estes Park died September 15, 2014 at her home. She is survived by her husband Howard and son Michael Speer. A Wake For Katie will be held on Sunday, October 5 from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at the Estes Valley Library. A full obituary will be in next week’s paper and posted at www.allnutt.com as soon as details are complete. ...

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Dorothy “Dottie” Baumgardner

Dorothy “Dottie” Baumgardner entered the Gates of Heaven on Tuesday September 16, 2014 where she will reunite with her loving husband “Chuck” and her sister, “Margie” and in turn receive her Heavenly Wings. Dottie was born on April 29, 1931 in Chicago, IL. She married her high school sweetheart, Charles “Chuck” Baumgardner on January 24, 1953. The couple made Estes Park their permanent home in July of 1982. ...

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James “J.R.” Robertson

Jim “J.R.” Robertson of Estes Park died at home Sunday, August 31st. He was 87 years old. James Martin Robertson and his twin brother Edward Guy Robertson were born May 6, 1927 in Charlotte, Michigan to Thelma (Mitchell) and Martin Robertson. Jim graduated from Great Neck High School in New York where he was a standout multi-sport athlete, and attended Colorado State College (now University of Northern Colo ...

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Donald K. Dorn

Donald K. Dorn, 76, of Estes Park, CO passed away peacefully on September 6, 2014 at his home. Don was born on December 27, 1937 in Fort Morgan, CO to Harry and Claribel Dorn. His parents preceded him in death. Don graduated from Fort Morgan High School in 1956 and shortly after enlisted in the Navy. After his tenure in the Navy, Don relocated to Ventura, California where he worked for a short-time on an oi ...

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