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Rocky Mountain Obits 6-16-14

Glen L. Williams

Glen L. Williams, 85, of Longmont, Colo., passed away May 27, 2014 at his home.

He was born December 5, 1928, in Hygiene, Colo., to Grover and Hattie Williams.

Glen served in the United States Army.

He married Katheryn Furney on June 14, 1952 at Fort Knox, Ky.

Glen was a truck driver for Colorado Milk Transport then Empire Dairyman’s Assoc. and Western Dairyman’s Assoc. He retired in 1991. Glen was a member of Mead United Methodist Church; he enjoyed yard work, playing cards, word games and reading.

Glen is survived by his wife Katheryn of Longmont, Colo., a son Steve Williams of Greeley, Colo., four daughters; Glenna Baldwin and husband Don of Pueblo, Colo., Charlene Hopp and husband Walter of Longmont, Colo., Deborah Williams of Louisville, Colo., and Jacqueline Phillips and husband Tony of Albuquerque, N.M., his brother Don Williams and wife Guenn, four grandchildren; Donna, Jason, Ryan and Brent, one great grandchild Logan.

He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers; Buford and Grover Williams, two sisters; Evelyn Sanderson and Loyce Humphreys.

Services were held June 4, 2014, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Interment followed at Foothills Gardens of Memory Cemetery.

Contributions can be made to TRU Community Hospice and can be sent in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

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Frederick Donald Schick

Frederick Donald Schick, 40, of Fort Morgan, Colo., passed away May 20, 2014 at his home, with his family by his side.

Fred was born January 2, 1974, to Donald and Marjorie (Farner) Schick.

He married Karen K. Zion on May 13, 2006, at the First Christian Church in Fort Morgan, Colo.

In his free time Fred enjoyed going fishing, camping and his guns. His first love, however, was his farm and farming.

He is survived by wife Karen, his father, Donald, his sister Corrie and his niece, Madison.

Fred was preceded in death by his mother, Marjorie who died in 2003.

A celebration of his life was held May 31, 2014 at their home south of Fort Morgan.

Memorial gifts may be made in Fred’s name to the American Cancer Society at 2255 S. Oneida, Denver, Colo., 80224. ❖

Charla Rae Jillson Richardson

Charla Rae Jillson Richardson, 73, of Longmont, Colo., passed away June 5, 2014, at Longmont United Hospital after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Born May 4, 1941, in Longmont, Colo., she was the daughter of Harvey B. and Edith A. (Elmquist) Jillson.

She attended Idaho Creek School and graduated from Mead High School in 1959. After attending business school in Denver, Colo., she worked as secretary for the Longmont Chamber of Commerce, motel receptionist, and RTD bus driver, while staying active in the family farm operation. She was proud to be the fourth generation of her family to live on the farm which had been homesteaded in the Rinn area southeast of Longmont by her great-grandfather Byron F. Jillson in 1878.

She was devoted to her farm life, raising cattle, maintaining her beautiful flower gardens, preserving the farm’s historic house and buildings which were designated a Colorado Centennial Farm in 2013, and caring for her pets which she adored. She was known for her sporty cars, fashionable appearance, and indomitable independent spirit — all of which made her seem decades younger than her real age. She was a member of Rinn United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her niece Tammy (Jillson) Bality of Tulia, Texas, grandnephew Kyle B. Lang of Yukon, Okla., an aunt Lorraine Elmquist, and many loving cousins, extended family, neighbors, and caring friends.

In addition to her parents, Charla was preceded in death by her 17-year-old daughter Traci Lane Richardson in 1997 and her brother Byron H. Jillson in 1965.

Cremation entrusted to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

Services were held June 11, 2014, at Rinn United Methodist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rinn United Methodist Church or the Longmont Humane Society in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

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Harold Eugene Nickerson

Harold Eugene Nickerson, 78, passed away unexpectedly at home May 22, 2014. His loving and devoted wife of 55 years, was by his side.

He was born on March 26, 1936, the son of Cyrus and Lola Douglas Nickerson.

Heaven welcomed a wonderful soul. Harold’s integrity, honesty, and love for Christ were reflected daily with how he treated others, especially his wife. Diligence, consistency, and patience were evident of a life well lived.

He was involved with the Royal Rangers program for over 20 years. He taught boys camping skills including knot tying, fire building and tent pitching. His pancakes with all the extra add-ins will be a traditional breakfast honoring him for years to come. He was a talented, avid wood carver and an active member of Northern Colorado Wood Carvers Club. He won many awards and left his works of art to the ones he loved. He was a very hard working man who took pride in all he did. Whether he was cleaning carpets, working at King Soopers, or at the car auction, he put in an honest day’s work with a positive attitude. He was a kind and humble man who truly loved his Lord and Savior. He was an active member at Timberline church in Fort Collins, Colo.

He is survived by his wife (Luella Fern Bishop Nickerson), children Lanette Garcia (John), Nathan (Lori), Timothy (Trish), and Luanne Nickerson. His surviving siblings include Lee Roy (Lee Ann), Vi Covell and Jim (Joan). He was a grandfather to Rebekah Kyger and Andrew, Anthony and Angela Nickerson. He was also an amazing uncle, neighbor, and friend.

Services were held May 28, 2014 at Timberline Church in Ft. Collins, Colo.

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