Rocky Mountain Edition Obituaries 06-17-13
July 29, 2013
Maryanne Pennock, 80, of Berthoud, Colo., passed away June 8, 2013.
She was born July 25, 1932, in Longmont, Colo., to Urless and Frankie (Norton) Lanham.
After graduating from the Longmont schools, she attended Barnes Business College in Denver. Later, she worked for Mountain Bell Telephone and Southern Bell Telephone companies in the business offices for seven years.
She married her high school sweetheart Phil Pennock Oct. 11, 1952. They lived in Jacksonville, Fla., Denver, Colo., Longmont, Colo., and Palisade, Colo,. until making their home in Berthoud, Colo. in 1962. There they raised four children.
She was a farm wife and enjoyed working with her husband. She loved being a homemaker and grew many flowers and orchids. She greatly enjoyed her garden, yard and greenhouse.
Her family was her pride and joy, she was very proud of them all. She loved spending time with her grandchildren doing crafts, puzzles, and going on picnics. She loved to cook and have family gatherings for holidays, special events, and birthdays. She was the organizer of fun and games. She was a 4-H leader for many years and enjoyed working with children. She taught many of them how to decorate cakes. She belonged to the United Methodist Church of Berthoud. She loved to go camping and traveling, especially to the ocean, which she got to do often.
She is survived by her son, Douglas Pennock (Linda); three daughters, Kathryn Terrell (David), Diane Small, and Judy Buchman (Jerry); one brother, Jack Lanham; and grandchildren Brandon Richard Small, Rebecca Ann Pennock, Susan Marie Pennock and Annie Reagan.
Services were held June 13, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church of Berthoud, Colo.
Interment was in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Berthoud, Colo.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Berthoud Fire Department. ❖
Robert Ikenouye, 83, of Greeley, Colo., passed away June 6, 2013, at Hospice of Northern Colorado.
He was born May 25, 1930, in Gill, Colo., to Kichigo and Elizabeth (Rink) Ikenouye.
Bob was raised in Weld County and graduated from Kersey High School in 1949. On Sept. 9, 1952, he married June Keough in Boston, Ma. She died on Feb. 19, 1995.
He served in the United States Navy from 1951-55 during the Korean Conflict as an electrician. After his military service he continued working as an electrician at Greeley Electric which he later purchased and operated until retirement. He had a passion for farming and bought a farm in LaSalle, Colo., which he farmed until recent days.
Bob enjoyed golfing, traveling and time with family and friends. He will be remembered as a hardworking, giving and outgoing man with a good sense of humor.
He was a member of the Evans VFW Post 6624.
He is survived by his wife, Ava Katherine Johnson Ikenouye of Greeley, Colo.; sons, Robert (Paula) Ikenouye of Ashdown, Aak., Thomas K. (Wanda) Ikenouye of Greeley, Colo.; son-in-law, James Cooney of Chicago, Ill.; grandchildren, Sean Cooney, Tara Miles, Joshua Ikenouye, Andrew Ikenouye, Amanda Toups, Calvin Ikenouye, and Heather Sheppard; nine great grandchildren; brothers, Herb, Walt, and Jack Ikenouye; sisters, Esther Stout and Margie Garcia; and a loving extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, June Ikenouye; daughter, Linda Cooney, and brothers,
Bill and Elmer Ikenouye.
Services were held June 12, 2013, at Adamson Chapel in Greeley, Colo.
Interment was at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley, Colo.
Memorial contributions may be made to the “Evans VFW” to be used for the Roy Miller/Bud Bliss Scholarship Fund in care of Adamson Funeral & Cremation Services, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, CO 80634.
Condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.adamsonchapels.com. ❖
Jack R. Urban
Jack R. Urban, 82 of Berthoud, Colo., passed away June 9, 2013, at his home.
He was born January 10, 1931, in McDonald Kan. His family moved to Denver in the 1930s.
He graduated from South High School in Denver, Colo. He was drafted into the Army, and served during the Korean War.
He worked for Colorado & Southern and the Burlington Northern Railroads for 38 years until he retired. After retiring he farmed in Hotchkiss, Colo., for 10 years, then moved to Berthoud where he lived until his passing.
Jack loved to fish and spend time with his family at hunting camp. He spent many weekends at the farm auctions and tinkering on the “jewels” that he’d bring home.
He is survived by his wife Margaret of 57 years, their daughter Kathy (Tim) Hutchens, granddaughter Kandis Huff and great-grandson Cameron Moore of Bloomingburg, Ohio; son, Mike (Deb) Urban, grandsons Ben (Fiancée Cassidy) Urban of Berthoud, Colo., Justin Urban of Milliken, Colo. and sister Pat (Burch) Pinkerton of Lakewood, Colo.
He was preceded in death by his parents Harry and Ruth Urban, two brothers Bob Urban and Jim Urban, a sister Nancy Price and a grandson Robert Huff.
Services were held June 13, 2013, at Faith Community Lutheran Church. ❖