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Rocky Mountain Obituaries 7-19-10

Robert Lee Elliott, 81, of Karval, Colo., passed away July 6, 2010 in Hugo, Colo., at the Lincoln Community Hospital.

He was born on August 21, 1928 at the ranch east of Karval, Colo., to Ernest Jefferson and Verbena (White) Elliott, one of seven children. Robert grew up on the ranch where he worked his lifetime riding many horses and working many cattle. He was schooled through the 8th grade in a one room school house.

Robert married Erma Hartelroad in Clayton, N.M., on October 12, 1948 and the couple was blessed with six children.

Robert was an outdoors man. He loved fishing and hunting elk and deer around the Eagle area. When he was young he rode bulls and saddle broncos in rodeos.

He was a charter member of the Lions Club holding the office of Secretary for seven years. He was also a member of the Lincoln County and Colorado Cattleman’s Association, Prairie soil conservation, districts water development protection, vice chairman of the game and fish, Lincoln County Fair Board, Fair manager for over 10 years and secretary of Tri County Centennial.

He is survived by his wife Erma; daughters Maxine (Mike) Miller of Cheyenne, Wyo., Janet (Mike) Ream of Greeley, Colo., Linda (Gary) Nestor of Gypsum, Colo.; sons Rick (Dayla) Elliott of Sugar City, Colo., Russell (Dianna) Elliott of Karval, Colo.; three sisters Ina Whittlesey of Calhan, Colo., Bessie Bombeck of Grand Island, Neb., Dorothy Rice of Denver, Colo.; grandchildren Jeff Miller, Angela Miller-Soden, Brian Ream, Tom Ream, Amy Nestor-Boles, Corey Nestor, Richard (Blake) Elliott, Amber Barrat, Misty Cotterman, Roy Elliott, Ryan Elliott, Keith Crow, Cody Crow, Cory Crow, Lane Elliott; 16 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by his parents, brother; Elvin (Bud), sisters Virginia and Lucy one infant son Ronald Elliott and one granddaughter Alicia Nestor.

Memorial services were held July 9, 2010 at the Karval Public School Gymnasium.

Burial followed at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hugo, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Karval Lions Club c/o Vernon Stone 26091 County Road V, Hugo, Colo., 80821, or Lincoln County Cattleman’s Association c/o Chip Reid 6307 Hwy 71 Ordway, Colo., 81063

Please visit the website at http://www.LoveFuneralHomes.com to sign our online guest book or to send a message of condolence to the family.

Robert Lee Elliott, 81, of Karval, Colo., passed away July 6, 2010 in Hugo, Colo., at the Lincoln Community Hospital.

He was born on August 21, 1928 at the ranch east of Karval, Colo., to Ernest Jefferson and Verbena (White) Elliott, one of seven children. Robert grew up on the ranch where he worked his lifetime riding many horses and working many cattle. He was schooled through the 8th grade in a one room school house.

Robert married Erma Hartelroad in Clayton, N.M., on October 12, 1948 and the couple was blessed with six children.

Robert was an outdoors man. He loved fishing and hunting elk and deer around the Eagle area. When he was young he rode bulls and saddle broncos in rodeos.

He was a charter member of the Lions Club holding the office of Secretary for seven years. He was also a member of the Lincoln County and Colorado Cattleman’s Association, Prairie soil conservation, districts water development protection, vice chairman of the game and fish, Lincoln County Fair Board, Fair manager for over 10 years and secretary of Tri County Centennial.

He is survived by his wife Erma; daughters Maxine (Mike) Miller of Cheyenne, Wyo., Janet (Mike) Ream of Greeley, Colo., Linda (Gary) Nestor of Gypsum, Colo.; sons Rick (Dayla) Elliott of Sugar City, Colo., Russell (Dianna) Elliott of Karval, Colo.; three sisters Ina Whittlesey of Calhan, Colo., Bessie Bombeck of Grand Island, Neb., Dorothy Rice of Denver, Colo.; grandchildren Jeff Miller, Angela Miller-Soden, Brian Ream, Tom Ream, Amy Nestor-Boles, Corey Nestor, Richard (Blake) Elliott, Amber Barrat, Misty Cotterman, Roy Elliott, Ryan Elliott, Keith Crow, Cody Crow, Cory Crow, Lane Elliott; 16 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother; Elvin (Bud), sisters Virginia and Lucy one infant son Ronald Elliott and one granddaughter Alicia Nestor.

Memorial services were held July 9, 2010 at the Karval Public School Gymnasium.

Burial followed at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hugo, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Karval Lions Club c/o Vernon Stone 26091 County Road V, Hugo, Colo., 80821, or Lincoln County Cattleman’s Association c/o Chip Reid 6307 Hwy 71 Ordway, Colo., 81063

Please visit the website at http://www.LoveFuneralHomes.com to sign our online guest book or to send a message of condolence to the family.

Robert Lee Elliott, 81, of Karval, Colo., passed away July 6, 2010 in Hugo, Colo., at the Lincoln Community Hospital.

He was born on August 21, 1928 at the ranch east of Karval, Colo., to Ernest Jefferson and Verbena (White) Elliott, one of seven children. Robert grew up on the ranch where he worked his lifetime riding many horses and working many cattle. He was schooled through the 8th grade in a one room school house.

Robert married Erma Hartelroad in Clayton, N.M., on October 12, 1948 and the couple was blessed with six children.

Robert was an outdoors man. He loved fishing and hunting elk and deer around the Eagle area. When he was young he rode bulls and saddle broncos in rodeos.

He was a charter member of the Lions Club holding the office of Secretary for seven years. He was also a member of the Lincoln County and Colorado Cattleman’s Association, Prairie soil conservation, districts water development protection, vice chairman of the game and fish, Lincoln County Fair Board, Fair manager for over 10 years and secretary of Tri County Centennial.

He is survived by his wife Erma; daughters Maxine (Mike) Miller of Cheyenne, Wyo., Janet (Mike) Ream of Greeley, Colo., Linda (Gary) Nestor of Gypsum, Colo.; sons Rick (Dayla) Elliott of Sugar City, Colo., Russell (Dianna) Elliott of Karval, Colo.; three sisters Ina Whittlesey of Calhan, Colo., Bessie Bombeck of Grand Island, Neb., Dorothy Rice of Denver, Colo.; grandchildren Jeff Miller, Angela Miller-Soden, Brian Ream, Tom Ream, Amy Nestor-Boles, Corey Nestor, Richard (Blake) Elliott, Amber Barrat, Misty Cotterman, Roy Elliott, Ryan Elliott, Keith Crow, Cody Crow, Cory Crow, Lane Elliott; 16 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother; Elvin (Bud), sisters Virginia and Lucy one infant son Ronald Elliott and one granddaughter Alicia Nestor.

Memorial services were held July 9, 2010 at the Karval Public School Gymnasium.

Burial followed at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hugo, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Karval Lions Club c/o Vernon Stone 26091 County Road V, Hugo, Colo., 80821, or Lincoln County Cattleman’s Association c/o Chip Reid 6307 Hwy 71 Ordway, Colo., 81063

Please visit the website at http://www.LoveFuneralHomes.com to sign our online guest book or to send a message of condolence to the family.

Robert Lee Elliott, 81, of Karval, Colo., passed away July 6, 2010 in Hugo, Colo., at the Lincoln Community Hospital.

He was born on August 21, 1928 at the ranch east of Karval, Colo., to Ernest Jefferson and Verbena (White) Elliott, one of seven children. Robert grew up on the ranch where he worked his lifetime riding many horses and working many cattle. He was schooled through the 8th grade in a one room school house.

Robert married Erma Hartelroad in Clayton, N.M., on October 12, 1948 and the couple was blessed with six children.

Robert was an outdoors man. He loved fishing and hunting elk and deer around the Eagle area. When he was young he rode bulls and saddle broncos in rodeos.

He was a charter member of the Lions Club holding the office of Secretary for seven years. He was also a member of the Lincoln County and Colorado Cattleman’s Association, Prairie soil conservation, districts water development protection, vice chairman of the game and fish, Lincoln County Fair Board, Fair manager for over 10 years and secretary of Tri County Centennial.

He is survived by his wife Erma; daughters Maxine (Mike) Miller of Cheyenne, Wyo., Janet (Mike) Ream of Greeley, Colo., Linda (Gary) Nestor of Gypsum, Colo.; sons Rick (Dayla) Elliott of Sugar City, Colo., Russell (Dianna) Elliott of Karval, Colo.; three sisters Ina Whittlesey of Calhan, Colo., Bessie Bombeck of Grand Island, Neb., Dorothy Rice of Denver, Colo.; grandchildren Jeff Miller, Angela Miller-Soden, Brian Ream, Tom Ream, Amy Nestor-Boles, Corey Nestor, Richard (Blake) Elliott, Amber Barrat, Misty Cotterman, Roy Elliott, Ryan Elliott, Keith Crow, Cody Crow, Cory Crow, Lane Elliott; 16 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother; Elvin (Bud), sisters Virginia and Lucy one infant son Ronald Elliott and one granddaughter Alicia Nestor.

Memorial services were held July 9, 2010 at the Karval Public School Gymnasium.

Burial followed at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hugo, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Karval Lions Club c/o Vernon Stone 26091 County Road V, Hugo, Colo., 80821, or Lincoln County Cattleman’s Association c/o Chip Reid 6307 Hwy 71 Ordway, Colo., 81063

Please visit the website at http://www.LoveFuneralHomes.com to sign our online guest book or to send a message of condolence to the family.

Robert Lee Elliott, 81, of Karval, Colo., passed away July 6, 2010 in Hugo, Colo., at the Lincoln Community Hospital.

He was born on August 21, 1928 at the ranch east of Karval, Colo., to Ernest Jefferson and Verbena (White) Elliott, one of seven children. Robert grew up on the ranch where he worked his lifetime riding many horses and working many cattle. He was schooled through the 8th grade in a one room school house.

Robert married Erma Hartelroad in Clayton, N.M., on October 12, 1948 and the couple was blessed with six children.

Robert was an outdoors man. He loved fishing and hunting elk and deer around the Eagle area. When he was young he rode bulls and saddle broncos in rodeos.

He was a charter member of the Lions Club holding the office of Secretary for seven years. He was also a member of the Lincoln County and Colorado Cattleman’s Association, Prairie soil conservation, districts water development protection, vice chairman of the game and fish, Lincoln County Fair Board, Fair manager for over 10 years and secretary of Tri County Centennial.

He is survived by his wife Erma; daughters Maxine (Mike) Miller of Cheyenne, Wyo., Janet (Mike) Ream of Greeley, Colo., Linda (Gary) Nestor of Gypsum, Colo.; sons Rick (Dayla) Elliott of Sugar City, Colo., Russell (Dianna) Elliott of Karval, Colo.; three sisters Ina Whittlesey of Calhan, Colo., Bessie Bombeck of Grand Island, Neb., Dorothy Rice of Denver, Colo.; grandchildren Jeff Miller, Angela Miller-Soden, Brian Ream, Tom Ream, Amy Nestor-Boles, Corey Nestor, Richard (Blake) Elliott, Amber Barrat, Misty Cotterman, Roy Elliott, Ryan Elliott, Keith Crow, Cody Crow, Cory Crow, Lane Elliott; 16 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother; Elvin (Bud), sisters Virginia and Lucy one infant son Ronald Elliott and one granddaughter Alicia Nestor.

Memorial services were held July 9, 2010 at the Karval Public School Gymnasium.

Burial followed at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hugo, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Karval Lions Club c/o Vernon Stone 26091 County Road V, Hugo, Colo., 80821, or Lincoln County Cattleman’s Association c/o Chip Reid 6307 Hwy 71 Ordway, Colo., 81063

Please visit the website at http://www.LoveFuneralHomes.com to sign our online guest book or to send a message of condolence to the family.

Robert Lee Elliott, 81, of Karval, Colo., passed away July 6, 2010 in Hugo, Colo., at the Lincoln Community Hospital.

He was born on August 21, 1928 at the ranch east of Karval, Colo., to Ernest Jefferson and Verbena (White) Elliott, one of seven children. Robert grew up on the ranch where he worked his lifetime riding many horses and working many cattle. He was schooled through the 8th grade in a one room school house.

Robert married Erma Hartelroad in Clayton, N.M., on October 12, 1948 and the couple was blessed with six children.

Robert was an outdoors man. He loved fishing and hunting elk and deer around the Eagle area. When he was young he rode bulls and saddle broncos in rodeos.

He was a charter member of the Lions Club holding the office of Secretary for seven years. He was also a member of the Lincoln County and Colorado Cattleman’s Association, Prairie soil conservation, districts water development protection, vice chairman of the game and fish, Lincoln County Fair Board, Fair manager for over 10 years and secretary of Tri County Centennial.

He is survived by his wife Erma; daughters Maxine (Mike) Miller of Cheyenne, Wyo., Janet (Mike) Ream of Greeley, Colo., Linda (Gary) Nestor of Gypsum, Colo.; sons Rick (Dayla) Elliott of Sugar City, Colo., Russell (Dianna) Elliott of Karval, Colo.; three sisters Ina Whittlesey of Calhan, Colo., Bessie Bombeck of Grand Island, Neb., Dorothy Rice of Denver, Colo.; grandchildren Jeff Miller, Angela Miller-Soden, Brian Ream, Tom Ream, Amy Nestor-Boles, Corey Nestor, Richard (Blake) Elliott, Amber Barrat, Misty Cotterman, Roy Elliott, Ryan Elliott, Keith Crow, Cody Crow, Cory Crow, Lane Elliott; 16 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother; Elvin (Bud), sisters Virginia and Lucy one infant son Ronald Elliott and one granddaughter Alicia Nestor.

Memorial services were held July 9, 2010 at the Karval Public School Gymnasium.

Burial followed at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hugo, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Karval Lions Club c/o Vernon Stone 26091 County Road V, Hugo, Colo., 80821, or Lincoln County Cattleman’s Association c/o Chip Reid 6307 Hwy 71 Ordway, Colo., 81063

Please visit the website at http://www.LoveFuneralHomes.com to sign our online guest book or to send a message of condolence to the family.