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, age 73, of Meeker, Colo., died unexpectedly on Jan. 8, 2008, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo.

She was born on Jan. 7, 1935, in Ely, Nev., to Albert L. Rosenlund and Frances T. Cazier. She spent the first six months of her life with her parents living in a sheep wagon in Colorado on Tennessee Pass and spent her childhood on the family ranch. She attended Meeker schools, graduating from high school in 1953.

Dorothy married Bud Harvey in 1957. They spent the first part of their marriage helping out on the family ranch on White River. In 1963, the family moved to Leadville, Colo., where they lived until returning to Meeker in 1973.

Dorothy went to work for the Rio Blanco Sheriff’s office and enjoyed 25 years there before retiring in 1999. During these years, Dorothy raised her three children and two nieces, Carla and Annie Proctor. Many other children found their way to Dorothy’s home as well. She was an excellent cook, and cooked countless meals for family and friends and those in need.

Dorothy spent many hours hunting and fishing with her father and grandfather, and went on to become an avid sportswoman. One of her greatest accomplishments was taking a mountain lion in Scenery Gulch near Meeker, which was donated to the Museum of Natural History in Denver, Colo., and is currently on display. Her greatest joy was adopting and raising many motherless animals.

She spent her retirement living in her dream home on her beloved Lunney Mountain outside Meeker with her loyal dog Barney. She spent many joyous hours with her seven grandchildren, and had special adventures with her three great-nieces, Aerica, Ashton and Ali Fenster.

Dorothy will best be remembered for her kindness, generosity and unconditional compassion for others.

She is survived by her daughters Barbara, and Brenda and husband Loren; and her son Brett and wife Natalie; her grandchildren Lindsey (Kent) and Travis Kruckenberg, Jarrod (Holly), Matt (Kindal) and Nick Nay, Sheridan and Holton Harvey. She is also survived by her loving sister Carol Mitchell and special cousins Linda and Ed Wright, Sandra and Rick Bower, Terry Stewart, and Jim and Karen Cazier.

Services were held Jan. 12 in Meeker.

Memorial contributions may be sent in Dorothy’s name to the Rio Blanco Woolgrowers Memorial Fund in care of Connie Theos, 6909 CR 49, Meeker, Colo., 81641.

, age 73, of Meeker, Colo., died unexpectedly on Jan. 8, 2008, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo.

She was born on Jan. 7, 1935, in Ely, Nev., to Albert L. Rosenlund and Frances T. Cazier. She spent the first six months of her life with her parents living in a sheep wagon in Colorado on Tennessee Pass and spent her childhood on the family ranch. She attended Meeker schools, graduating from high school in 1953.

Dorothy married Bud Harvey in 1957. They spent the first part of their marriage helping out on the family ranch on White River. In 1963, the family moved to Leadville, Colo., where they lived until returning to Meeker in 1973.

Dorothy went to work for the Rio Blanco Sheriff’s office and enjoyed 25 years there before retiring in 1999. During these years, Dorothy raised her three children and two nieces, Carla and Annie Proctor. Many other children found their way to Dorothy’s home as well. She was an excellent cook, and cooked countless meals for family and friends and those in need.

Dorothy spent many hours hunting and fishing with her father and grandfather, and went on to become an avid sportswoman. One of her greatest accomplishments was taking a mountain lion in Scenery Gulch near Meeker, which was donated to the Museum of Natural History in Denver, Colo., and is currently on display. Her greatest joy was adopting and raising many motherless animals.

She spent her retirement living in her dream home on her beloved Lunney Mountain outside Meeker with her loyal dog Barney. She spent many joyous hours with her seven grandchildren, and had special adventures with her three great-nieces, Aerica, Ashton and Ali Fenster.

Dorothy will best be remembered for her kindness, generosity and unconditional compassion for others.

She is survived by her daughters Barbara, and Brenda and husband Loren; and her son Brett and wife Natalie; her grandchildren Lindsey (Kent) and Travis Kruckenberg, Jarrod (Holly), Matt (Kindal) and Nick Nay, Sheridan and Holton Harvey. She is also survived by her loving sister Carol Mitchell and special cousins Linda and Ed Wright, Sandra and Rick Bower, Terry Stewart, and Jim and Karen Cazier.

Services were held Jan. 12 in Meeker.

Memorial contributions may be sent in Dorothy’s name to the Rio Blanco Woolgrowers Memorial Fund in care of Connie Theos, 6909 CR 49, Meeker, Colo., 81641.

, age 73, of Meeker, Colo., died unexpectedly on Jan. 8, 2008, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo.

She was born on Jan. 7, 1935, in Ely, Nev., to Albert L. Rosenlund and Frances T. Cazier. She spent the first six months of her life with her parents living in a sheep wagon in Colorado on Tennessee Pass and spent her childhood on the family ranch. She attended Meeker schools, graduating from high school in 1953.

Dorothy married Bud Harvey in 1957. They spent the first part of their marriage helping out on the family ranch on White River. In 1963, the family moved to Leadville, Colo., where they lived until returning to Meeker in 1973.

Dorothy went to work for the Rio Blanco Sheriff’s office and enjoyed 25 years there before retiring in 1999. During these years, Dorothy raised her three children and two nieces, Carla and Annie Proctor. Many other children found their way to Dorothy’s home as well. She was an excellent cook, and cooked countless meals for family and friends and those in need.

Dorothy spent many hours hunting and fishing with her father and grandfather, and went on to become an avid sportswoman. One of her greatest accomplishments was taking a mountain lion in Scenery Gulch near Meeker, which was donated to the Museum of Natural History in Denver, Colo., and is currently on display. Her greatest joy was adopting and raising many motherless animals.

She spent her retirement living in her dream home on her beloved Lunney Mountain outside Meeker with her loyal dog Barney. She spent many joyous hours with her seven grandchildren, and had special adventures with her three great-nieces, Aerica, Ashton and Ali Fenster.

Dorothy will best be remembered for her kindness, generosity and unconditional compassion for others.

She is survived by her daughters Barbara, and Brenda and husband Loren; and her son Brett and wife Natalie; her grandchildren Lindsey (Kent) and Travis Kruckenberg, Jarrod (Holly), Matt (Kindal) and Nick Nay, Sheridan and Holton Harvey. She is also survived by her loving sister Carol Mitchell and special cousins Linda and Ed Wright, Sandra and Rick Bower, Terry Stewart, and Jim and Karen Cazier.

Services were held Jan. 12 in Meeker.

Memorial contributions may be sent in Dorothy’s name to the Rio Blanco Woolgrowers Memorial Fund in care of Connie Theos, 6909 CR 49, Meeker, Colo., 81641.

, age 73, of Meeker, Colo., died unexpectedly on Jan. 8, 2008, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo.

She was born on Jan. 7, 1935, in Ely, Nev., to Albert L. Rosenlund and Frances T. Cazier. She spent the first six months of her life with her parents living in a sheep wagon in Colorado on Tennessee Pass and spent her childhood on the family ranch. She attended Meeker schools, graduating from high school in 1953.

Dorothy married Bud Harvey in 1957. They spent the first part of their marriage helping out on the family ranch on White River. In 1963, the family moved to Leadville, Colo., where they lived until returning to Meeker in 1973.

Dorothy went to work for the Rio Blanco Sheriff’s office and enjoyed 25 years there before retiring in 1999. During these years, Dorothy raised her three children and two nieces, Carla and Annie Proctor. Many other children found their way to Dorothy’s home as well. She was an excellent cook, and cooked countless meals for family and friends and those in need.

Dorothy spent many hours hunting and fishing with her father and grandfather, and went on to become an avid sportswoman. One of her greatest accomplishments was taking a mountain lion in Scenery Gulch near Meeker, which was donated to the Museum of Natural History in Denver, Colo., and is currently on display. Her greatest joy was adopting and raising many motherless animals.

She spent her retirement living in her dream home on her beloved Lunney Mountain outside Meeker with her loyal dog Barney. She spent many joyous hours with her seven grandchildren, and had special adventures with her three great-nieces, Aerica, Ashton and Ali Fenster.

Dorothy will best be remembered for her kindness, generosity and unconditional compassion for others.

She is survived by her daughters Barbara, and Brenda and husband Loren; and her son Brett and wife Natalie; her grandchildren Lindsey (Kent) and Travis Kruckenberg, Jarrod (Holly), Matt (Kindal) and Nick Nay, Sheridan and Holton Harvey. She is also survived by her loving sister Carol Mitchell and special cousins Linda and Ed Wright, Sandra and Rick Bower, Terry Stewart, and Jim and Karen Cazier.

Services were held Jan. 12 in Meeker.

Memorial contributions may be sent in Dorothy’s name to the Rio Blanco Woolgrowers Memorial Fund in care of Connie Theos, 6909 CR 49, Meeker, Colo., 81641.

, age 73, of Meeker, Colo., died unexpectedly on Jan. 8, 2008, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo.

She was born on Jan. 7, 1935, in Ely, Nev., to Albert L. Rosenlund and Frances T. Cazier. She spent the first six months of her life with her parents living in a sheep wagon in Colorado on Tennessee Pass and spent her childhood on the family ranch. She attended Meeker schools, graduating from high school in 1953.

Dorothy married Bud Harvey in 1957. They spent the first part of their marriage helping out on the family ranch on White River. In 1963, the family moved to Leadville, Colo., where they lived until returning to Meeker in 1973.

Dorothy went to work for the Rio Blanco Sheriff’s office and enjoyed 25 years there before retiring in 1999. During these years, Dorothy raised her three children and two nieces, Carla and Annie Proctor. Many other children found their way to Dorothy’s home as well. She was an excellent cook, and cooked countless meals for family and friends and those in need.

Dorothy spent many hours hunting and fishing with her father and grandfather, and went on to become an avid sportswoman. One of her greatest accomplishments was taking a mountain lion in Scenery Gulch near Meeker, which was donated to the Museum of Natural History in Denver, Colo., and is currently on display. Her greatest joy was adopting and raising many motherless animals.

She spent her retirement living in her dream home on her beloved Lunney Mountain outside Meeker with her loyal dog Barney. She spent many joyous hours with her seven grandchildren, and had special adventures with her three great-nieces, Aerica, Ashton and Ali Fenster.

Dorothy will best be remembered for her kindness, generosity and unconditional compassion for others.

She is survived by her daughters Barbara, and Brenda and husband Loren; and her son Brett and wife Natalie; her grandchildren Lindsey (Kent) and Travis Kruckenberg, Jarrod (Holly), Matt (Kindal) and Nick Nay, Sheridan and Holton Harvey. She is also survived by her loving sister Carol Mitchell and special cousins Linda and Ed Wright, Sandra and Rick Bower, Terry Stewart, and Jim and Karen Cazier.

Services were held Jan. 12 in Meeker.

Memorial contributions may be sent in Dorothy’s name to the Rio Blanco Woolgrowers Memorial Fund in care of Connie Theos, 6909 CR 49, Meeker, Colo., 81641.