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Rocky Mountain Obituaries for 7-5-10

Lloyd W. Magnie, 89, of Longmont, Colo., passed away June 18, 2010 at Longmont United Hospital. He passed away just nine days before his long awaited 90th birthday.

He was born on June 27, 1920 in Longmont, Colo., to Axel and Edith (Martinson) Magnie. Lloyd was a grandson of Swen Magnie, who was one of the original settlers of the Ryssby settlement west of Longmont, Colo., and original builders of Ryssby Church.

Lloyd was raised in Frederick, Colo., area and graduated from Frederick High School in 1939. He was attending Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kan., when Pearl Harbor was attacked. Lloyd enlisted in the Army Air Corps in January 1942 and was honorably discharged in January 1946 with the rank of Major.

He married Dorothy Jones on October 9, 1941 in Rinn, Colo. She preceded him in death in 1997 after 55 years of marriage. He later married Shirley Warner on April 14, 2005 in Longmont, Colo.

Lloyd farmed north of Longmont, Colo., from 1946 until 1966. He was then District Manager for Waddell and Reed for Northern Colorado and Wyoming. In 1978, he was hired by the City of Longmont to start the Risk Management office. Lloyd retired in 1982.

He was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he enjoyed singing in the Chancel Choir and served on many committees. He was also active in the Lions Club, Rinn Valley Grange and was a 4-H Leader. He volunteered at the OUR Center in Longmont, Colo., and assisted with Meals on Wheels for many years.

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Lloyd’s family was the light of his life. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting. He took great pride in teaching his grandchildren how to fish and hunt. He shared many wonderful trips with his wife Shirley.

His take charge approach to life and his sense of humor will be missed by all. He always remembered his friends with frequent visits and kind words.

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and other care givers at Longmont United Hospital who cared for Lloyd during his hospitalization. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley E. Magnie of Longmont, Colo.; two daughters, Sharon Bauer (Dale) of Tulsa, Okla., and Myrna Barney of Loveland, Colo.; six grandchildren, Greg Bauer, Kurt Bauer (Angi), and Shelly Hawk (Chris) all of Tulsa, Okla., and Darrin Barney (Ginger), Chad Barney (Melissa) and Ryan Barney (Kimber), all of Grand Junction, Colo.; 11 great-grandchildren, Korbin, Kolby, Nathan, and Corina Bauer and Alyssa and Logan Hawk, all of Tulsa, Okla., and Dylan, Allison, Izabelle, Ellery and Kate Barney, all of Grand Junction, Colo., and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife; his brother, Robert Magnie in 1997 and a son-in-law Lynn Barney in 2007.

Memorial services were held July 2, 2010 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Cremation at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Private inurnment was in Ryssby Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ryssby Cemetery and can be sent to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Share condolences at http://www.AlbergFuneralChapel.com.

Lloyd W. Magnie, 89, of Longmont, Colo., passed away June 18, 2010 at Longmont United Hospital. He passed away just nine days before his long awaited 90th birthday.

He was born on June 27, 1920 in Longmont, Colo., to Axel and Edith (Martinson) Magnie. Lloyd was a grandson of Swen Magnie, who was one of the original settlers of the Ryssby settlement west of Longmont, Colo., and original builders of Ryssby Church.

Lloyd was raised in Frederick, Colo., area and graduated from Frederick High School in 1939. He was attending Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kan., when Pearl Harbor was attacked. Lloyd enlisted in the Army Air Corps in January 1942 and was honorably discharged in January 1946 with the rank of Major.

He married Dorothy Jones on October 9, 1941 in Rinn, Colo. She preceded him in death in 1997 after 55 years of marriage. He later married Shirley Warner on April 14, 2005 in Longmont, Colo.

Lloyd farmed north of Longmont, Colo., from 1946 until 1966. He was then District Manager for Waddell and Reed for Northern Colorado and Wyoming. In 1978, he was hired by the City of Longmont to start the Risk Management office. Lloyd retired in 1982.

He was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he enjoyed singing in the Chancel Choir and served on many committees. He was also active in the Lions Club, Rinn Valley Grange and was a 4-H Leader. He volunteered at the OUR Center in Longmont, Colo., and assisted with Meals on Wheels for many years.

Lloyd’s family was the light of his life. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting. He took great pride in teaching his grandchildren how to fish and hunt. He shared many wonderful trips with his wife Shirley.

His take charge approach to life and his sense of humor will be missed by all. He always remembered his friends with frequent visits and kind words.

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and other care givers at Longmont United Hospital who cared for Lloyd during his hospitalization. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley E. Magnie of Longmont, Colo.; two daughters, Sharon Bauer (Dale) of Tulsa, Okla., and Myrna Barney of Loveland, Colo.; six grandchildren, Greg Bauer, Kurt Bauer (Angi), and Shelly Hawk (Chris) all of Tulsa, Okla., and Darrin Barney (Ginger), Chad Barney (Melissa) and Ryan Barney (Kimber), all of Grand Junction, Colo.; 11 great-grandchildren, Korbin, Kolby, Nathan, and Corina Bauer and Alyssa and Logan Hawk, all of Tulsa, Okla., and Dylan, Allison, Izabelle, Ellery and Kate Barney, all of Grand Junction, Colo., and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife; his brother, Robert Magnie in 1997 and a son-in-law Lynn Barney in 2007.

Memorial services were held July 2, 2010 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Cremation at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Private inurnment was in Ryssby Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ryssby Cemetery and can be sent to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Share condolences at http://www.AlbergFuneralChapel.com.

Lloyd W. Magnie, 89, of Longmont, Colo., passed away June 18, 2010 at Longmont United Hospital. He passed away just nine days before his long awaited 90th birthday.

He was born on June 27, 1920 in Longmont, Colo., to Axel and Edith (Martinson) Magnie. Lloyd was a grandson of Swen Magnie, who was one of the original settlers of the Ryssby settlement west of Longmont, Colo., and original builders of Ryssby Church.

Lloyd was raised in Frederick, Colo., area and graduated from Frederick High School in 1939. He was attending Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kan., when Pearl Harbor was attacked. Lloyd enlisted in the Army Air Corps in January 1942 and was honorably discharged in January 1946 with the rank of Major.

He married Dorothy Jones on October 9, 1941 in Rinn, Colo. She preceded him in death in 1997 after 55 years of marriage. He later married Shirley Warner on April 14, 2005 in Longmont, Colo.

Lloyd farmed north of Longmont, Colo., from 1946 until 1966. He was then District Manager for Waddell and Reed for Northern Colorado and Wyoming. In 1978, he was hired by the City of Longmont to start the Risk Management office. Lloyd retired in 1982.

He was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he enjoyed singing in the Chancel Choir and served on many committees. He was also active in the Lions Club, Rinn Valley Grange and was a 4-H Leader. He volunteered at the OUR Center in Longmont, Colo., and assisted with Meals on Wheels for many years.

Lloyd’s family was the light of his life. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting. He took great pride in teaching his grandchildren how to fish and hunt. He shared many wonderful trips with his wife Shirley.

His take charge approach to life and his sense of humor will be missed by all. He always remembered his friends with frequent visits and kind words.

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and other care givers at Longmont United Hospital who cared for Lloyd during his hospitalization. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley E. Magnie of Longmont, Colo.; two daughters, Sharon Bauer (Dale) of Tulsa, Okla., and Myrna Barney of Loveland, Colo.; six grandchildren, Greg Bauer, Kurt Bauer (Angi), and Shelly Hawk (Chris) all of Tulsa, Okla., and Darrin Barney (Ginger), Chad Barney (Melissa) and Ryan Barney (Kimber), all of Grand Junction, Colo.; 11 great-grandchildren, Korbin, Kolby, Nathan, and Corina Bauer and Alyssa and Logan Hawk, all of Tulsa, Okla., and Dylan, Allison, Izabelle, Ellery and Kate Barney, all of Grand Junction, Colo., and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife; his brother, Robert Magnie in 1997 and a son-in-law Lynn Barney in 2007.

Memorial services were held July 2, 2010 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Cremation at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Private inurnment was in Ryssby Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ryssby Cemetery and can be sent to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Share condolences at http://www.AlbergFuneralChapel.com.

Lloyd W. Magnie, 89, of Longmont, Colo., passed away June 18, 2010 at Longmont United Hospital. He passed away just nine days before his long awaited 90th birthday.

He was born on June 27, 1920 in Longmont, Colo., to Axel and Edith (Martinson) Magnie. Lloyd was a grandson of Swen Magnie, who was one of the original settlers of the Ryssby settlement west of Longmont, Colo., and original builders of Ryssby Church.

Lloyd was raised in Frederick, Colo., area and graduated from Frederick High School in 1939. He was attending Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kan., when Pearl Harbor was attacked. Lloyd enlisted in the Army Air Corps in January 1942 and was honorably discharged in January 1946 with the rank of Major.

He married Dorothy Jones on October 9, 1941 in Rinn, Colo. She preceded him in death in 1997 after 55 years of marriage. He later married Shirley Warner on April 14, 2005 in Longmont, Colo.

Lloyd farmed north of Longmont, Colo., from 1946 until 1966. He was then District Manager for Waddell and Reed for Northern Colorado and Wyoming. In 1978, he was hired by the City of Longmont to start the Risk Management office. Lloyd retired in 1982.

He was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he enjoyed singing in the Chancel Choir and served on many committees. He was also active in the Lions Club, Rinn Valley Grange and was a 4-H Leader. He volunteered at the OUR Center in Longmont, Colo., and assisted with Meals on Wheels for many years.

Lloyd’s family was the light of his life. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting. He took great pride in teaching his grandchildren how to fish and hunt. He shared many wonderful trips with his wife Shirley.

His take charge approach to life and his sense of humor will be missed by all. He always remembered his friends with frequent visits and kind words.

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and other care givers at Longmont United Hospital who cared for Lloyd during his hospitalization. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley E. Magnie of Longmont, Colo.; two daughters, Sharon Bauer (Dale) of Tulsa, Okla., and Myrna Barney of Loveland, Colo.; six grandchildren, Greg Bauer, Kurt Bauer (Angi), and Shelly Hawk (Chris) all of Tulsa, Okla., and Darrin Barney (Ginger), Chad Barney (Melissa) and Ryan Barney (Kimber), all of Grand Junction, Colo.; 11 great-grandchildren, Korbin, Kolby, Nathan, and Corina Bauer and Alyssa and Logan Hawk, all of Tulsa, Okla., and Dylan, Allison, Izabelle, Ellery and Kate Barney, all of Grand Junction, Colo., and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife; his brother, Robert Magnie in 1997 and a son-in-law Lynn Barney in 2007.

Memorial services were held July 2, 2010 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Cremation at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Private inurnment was in Ryssby Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ryssby Cemetery and can be sent to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Share condolences at http://www.AlbergFuneralChapel.com.

Lloyd W. Magnie, 89, of Longmont, Colo., passed away June 18, 2010 at Longmont United Hospital. He passed away just nine days before his long awaited 90th birthday.

He was born on June 27, 1920 in Longmont, Colo., to Axel and Edith (Martinson) Magnie. Lloyd was a grandson of Swen Magnie, who was one of the original settlers of the Ryssby settlement west of Longmont, Colo., and original builders of Ryssby Church.

Lloyd was raised in Frederick, Colo., area and graduated from Frederick High School in 1939. He was attending Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kan., when Pearl Harbor was attacked. Lloyd enlisted in the Army Air Corps in January 1942 and was honorably discharged in January 1946 with the rank of Major.

He married Dorothy Jones on October 9, 1941 in Rinn, Colo. She preceded him in death in 1997 after 55 years of marriage. He later married Shirley Warner on April 14, 2005 in Longmont, Colo.

Lloyd farmed north of Longmont, Colo., from 1946 until 1966. He was then District Manager for Waddell and Reed for Northern Colorado and Wyoming. In 1978, he was hired by the City of Longmont to start the Risk Management office. Lloyd retired in 1982.

He was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he enjoyed singing in the Chancel Choir and served on many committees. He was also active in the Lions Club, Rinn Valley Grange and was a 4-H Leader. He volunteered at the OUR Center in Longmont, Colo., and assisted with Meals on Wheels for many years.

Lloyd’s family was the light of his life. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting. He took great pride in teaching his grandchildren how to fish and hunt. He shared many wonderful trips with his wife Shirley.

His take charge approach to life and his sense of humor will be missed by all. He always remembered his friends with frequent visits and kind words.

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and other care givers at Longmont United Hospital who cared for Lloyd during his hospitalization. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley E. Magnie of Longmont, Colo.; two daughters, Sharon Bauer (Dale) of Tulsa, Okla., and Myrna Barney of Loveland, Colo.; six grandchildren, Greg Bauer, Kurt Bauer (Angi), and Shelly Hawk (Chris) all of Tulsa, Okla., and Darrin Barney (Ginger), Chad Barney (Melissa) and Ryan Barney (Kimber), all of Grand Junction, Colo.; 11 great-grandchildren, Korbin, Kolby, Nathan, and Corina Bauer and Alyssa and Logan Hawk, all of Tulsa, Okla., and Dylan, Allison, Izabelle, Ellery and Kate Barney, all of Grand Junction, Colo., and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife; his brother, Robert Magnie in 1997 and a son-in-law Lynn Barney in 2007.

Memorial services were held July 2, 2010 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Cremation at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Private inurnment was in Ryssby Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ryssby Cemetery and can be sent to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Share condolences at http://www.AlbergFuneralChapel.com.