Obituary: Brandan Justin Kracht

Brandan Kracht

Brandan Justin Kracht was an amazing son, brother, father and friend. He was an extremely caring and loving person.He had a laugh and always a smile on his face that was very contagious. He was always there to help anyone in need without a second thought.

Obituary: Bill Metzger

Bill Metzger passed away on Memorial Day—Monday, May 25, 2015—at Swedish Medical Center in Denver, Colo. He was 75.

Obituary: Michael Aaron Bowden

Michael Bowden

With deep sadness, we announce that Michael Aaron Bowden passed away on May 3, 2015, in Weld County.

Obituary: Joanne Plkington Cotten

Joanne Pilkington Cotten

Joanne Pilkington Cotten was born in Colby, Kan., on Sept. 13, 1933. She was hit and killed instantly by a speeding and distracted driver on Oct. 10, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz., while crossing the street to return to her home.

Obituary: Sonja Hefton Peterson

Sonja Hefton Peterson

Sonja Hefton Peterson died peacefully at home on April 29, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz., at the age of 43.

Obituary: Nancy Lucky Hughes Eubanks

Nancy Lucky Eubanks

Nancy Lucky Hughes Eubanks left this earth on April 19, 2015. She was welcomed into this world on Dec. 10, 1935, in Rifle, Colo., by her parents, Clara Belle and Kay Hughes.

Obituary: Denise Jean Pearce

Denise Jean Pearce

Denise Pearce, 54, passed away at Pioneers Medical Center in Meeker, Colo., on Friday, April 17, 2015. In spite of her cancer diagnosis in 2000, her positive attitude never faltered and she lived life to the fullest.

Obituary: Barbara Wade

Barbara Wade

Barbara Wade left this world on Saturday, April 11, 2015, the same way she lived in it: surrounded by family in the place she called home.

Obituary: David Hilary Smith Jr.

David Hilary Smith Jr.

David Hilary Smith Jr. was born in the Meeker family ranch home on April 20, 1931, to David Hilary Smith Sr. and Jessie Ray (Cunningham) Smith.

Obituary: MaKenzie Ann Nielsen

MaKenzie Ann Nielsen, 4, of Independence, Utah, passed away Monday, April 13, 2015, from injuries sustained in an accident.

Obituary: Kenneth Leroy Leff

Kenneth Leroy Leff

Ken went to his heavenly home surrounded by his beloved family at Swedish Hospital in Denver. He was born to his parents, Harry Leff and Gertrude (Meester) Leff in Fairbury, Neb.

Obituary: Levi Miles Sanford

Levi Sanford

Levi Miles Sanford was born on July 7, 1980, in Williston, N.D., and resided in Sidney, Mont., during his infancy. As a toddler, he moved to Waco with his mother and spent his formative years there, having been graduated from Waco High School in 1987.