• Lafayette

    Betty May Botts

    In Loving Memory Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend shed her earthly body on February 24th in Lafayette, CO at the Good Samaritan hospital. She was born on February 7th 1935 to Glanton and Mina Sperling. Betty married Peter Botts in Madison, Wisconsin. Together they lovingly raised 3 children. Betty was a devoted wife and mother and greatly loved Peter and her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. They brought her great joy throughout her years.  Betty was an educator for the Boulder Valley School district for over 30 years and greatly enjoyed teaching. She was highly involved with the outdoor education program with the Boulder Valley schools and…

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    Rachel Koning

    Rachel Ann Koning, 85, of Lafayette, passed away early Saturday morning March 28, 2020 at Cumberland Pointe Health Campus in West Lafayette, IN. She was born in Lafayette on July 27, 1934, the daughter of the late Ephraim Gould McMurry and Edna Belle (Peterson) McMurry, and attended Lafayette schools. Besides being a full-time wife and mother, Rachel was actively involved in many clubs and organizations–Lunch Bunch; Garden Club; Duncan Hall Board; Poker Club; St. Elizabeth Hospital gift…

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    David L. Browning

    David L. Browning, 76, died on March 24, 2020 at Landmark Memory Care in Lafayette. He was the widower of Charlotte Mae Browning (Porter).  They shared 51 years of marriage together. Born in South Kingstown, Rhode Island, he was the son of Alton M. Browning and Ruth S. Browning (Starkweather). He graduated from Norwich Free Academy in Norwich, CT. He was employed at General Dynamics and worked as an Accounting Assistant. He enjoyed volunteer service at local Fire Departments in Bozrah and Putnam, Connecticut. He was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in June of 2007.  He continued to manifest a volunteer spirit by sharing his Bible based faith with…

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    John Marshall Sayre, Jr.

    John Marshall Sayre, Jr., 68, of Denver Colorado passed away peacefully at Denver North Care Center on Friday, March 20, 2020 of a long-term illness. Born in Boulder, Colorado on December 15, 1951, he was the son of the late John Marshall Sayre and the late Jean Miller Sayre. In 1976, he married Jannett Trevor Downer in New York City where they both worked in banking. Their marriage ended in divorce in 1997. Mr. Sayre was a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy (class of 1970) and Stanford University (class of 1974). He earned his Master’s in Business Administration at Columbia Business School in 1979 and pursued a career in finance…

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    Sylvia Jewel Sayers

    Sylvia Sayers, age 86, was born October 6, 1933 in Neosho, Missouri to Raymond and Alma Belle Mills. Sylvia passed away March 20, 2020 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Boulder, Colorado where she had been a resident the past 7 1/2 years. She was educated in the Missouri school systems. After graduation, she began a career as a telephone operator in Missouri. In the mid-1950’s she put a call through and then struck up a conversion with a young soldier in the US Army stationed in Ft. Leonard Wood and Ft. Crowder, Missouri. Said caller turned out to be James Robert Sayers. They were married in 1957 in Neosho, Missouri.…

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    Miriam “Miki” Esther Felsenburg

    Miriam “Miki” Esther Felsenburg, age 72, passed away Friday, March 20th, 2020 at Longmont United Hospital in their hospice unit. Miki was born on August 24th, 1947 in Denver, Colorado to Gertrud and Kurt Felsenburg, Viennese Jews who escaped the Holocaust. Miki graduated from the University of Denver in 1969 with a degree in journalism and began her first career in public relations for AT&T/Western Electric. She became the national spokesperson for the company, a position that eventually led her to North Carolina. She fell in love with the NC spring and lived there for over 40 years, before returning to Boulder, CO in 2017. Miki began her second career in…

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    William Gettings

    William K. (Bill) Gettings passed away early Thursday morning, in his home – where he wished to be, beside his wife of 69 years, Beverly Gettings (Hooker). Along with his wife Bev, he is survived by their three children, Amanda Hudson (Wes), Annie Gramelspacher (Philip) and Bill Gettings (Gail), ten grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Bill was the firstborn to Peter J. Gettings and Marian R. Gettings and was preceded in death by his only brother, Peter J. Gettings, Jr. He was a…

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    Sylvia Kilker

    Sylvia Kilker of Louisville, passed away Tuesday, March 17, she was 96.  She was born in Louisville on March 24, 1923, to parents Steve and Ella Fotis. Sylvia graduated from Louisville High School in 1940.   She moved to Iowa in 1948, where she met and married Joseph Tracy, they later divorced.   When Sylvia returned to Louisville in 1974 to care for her elderly parents, she married Bob Kilker.  Together they enjoyed traveling with the Seniors, watching the Broncos and attending many dances at the VFW.   Sylvia is survived by her daughter Jolene Tracy-Neill, granddaughters Kelly Neill, Kimberly (Taylor) Osgood, great grandchildren Preston, Madison and Sloan, step daughter-in-law…

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    Ralph E. Black

    Ralph Edward Black, age 82, passed away on March 16, 2020. Ralph was born on May 26, 1937 to Mary and Waldo Black in Denver, CO. Ralph was a proud Army Veteran. From his time in the military, Ralph gained a love for photography and that became his passion for the rest of his life. He will be missed by all who knew him. Ralph is survived by his brother, Delbert of Boulder, CO; his son, David of Mukilteo, WA; and his nephew Richard of Thornton, CO. May 26th, 1937March 16th, 2020

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    Roger Jeremy Easton

    Roger Jeremy Easton, 92, of Boulder, passed away on March 16, 2020 after a very brief hospitalization at Boulder Community Hospital. Roger was born on May 10, 1927 to Richard and Winnifred (Linn) Easton on the family farm near Clemons, Iowa. Roger graduated from Clemons High School in 1944, married Imogene “Imy” Ulery and was drafted into the Army in 1945 where he served for two years. Taking advantage of the GI Bill, he graduated in 1952 from Iowa State with a Bachelor of Architecture degree, while also recovering from polio. He worked for four years for Skidmore, Owings and Merrill in Portland, Oregon, moved to Boulder, Colorado where he…