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Rocky Mountain Obituaries for 8-2-10

Eva Faughnan, 86, passed away on July 21, 2010 at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Simla, Colo.

Orley and Bess Crouch welcomed their daughter, Eva on April 4, 1924 in Elbert, Colo. The family soon moved from the ranch south of Elbert, Colo., to Kiowa, Colo., where she spent most of her childhood. Eva attended Kiowa Schools, graduating in 1942. Later that year, she married Samuel Beaman at the Kiowa Presbyterian Church where she was a member. Samuel and Eva moved to Winslow, Ariz. On March 7, 1943 they welcomed their son, Donald Wayne. Eva and Samuel later divorced. Eva and her son, Don, moved back to Kiowa, Colo.

On March 14, 1947 Eva married John Hugh Faughnan (Hugh). Hugh also brought a son, Pat Faughnan, to the new family. After Eva and Hugh honeymooned in Colorado Springs at the Antlers Hotel, the new family settled on a ranch north of Elbert, Colo. Two more children were born to Eva and Hugh, Susan Diane on May 26, 1954 and James Lee on April 29, 1960. In 1956, the entire family moved to their last ranch southwest of Elbert, Colo.

Eva was a loving mother and hard working ranch wife, laboring alongside Hugh on the ranch and in the fields. She was a good cook and an excellent homemaker. She took every opportunity to enthusiastically support Don, Pat, Sue and Jim in all the activities. Each of her children brought her many joys and pride. In addition to being a wife and mother, Eva held various jobs during her life. She worked at the Elbert Post Office; as a bookkeeper for a Standard Oil Distributor; as a telephone operator in Kiowa, Colo.; she was a waitress in cafes in Elbert, Colo., and Kiowa, Çolo., and she worked for the Elbert County Assessor’s Office.

Eva gave generously of her time and talents to her church and community. She was an active member in the Elbert and Kiowa Presbyterian Ladies Aides; the Kiowa and Elbert Presbyterian church choirs; the Kiowa American Legion Auxiliary; the Elbert Women’s Club; the Elbert County Republicans and was an Elbert Creekside Boosters 4-H Club Leader for many years. She also gave 16 years of dedicated service to the Elbert School Board.

She is survived by her children; Don Beaman and his wife, Edna of Calhan, Colo.; Pat Faughnan of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Sue McClain and her husband, Robert of Kiowa, Colo. and Jim Faughnan and his wife, Heidi of Elbert, Colo.; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren and many friends.

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She was preceded in death by her parents Bess and Orley Couch and her loving husband of 56 years, Hugh.

Memorial services were held July 24, 2010 at the Elbert Presbyterian Church in Elbert, Colo.

Internment will be at the Elbert Cemetery.

Memorials contributions may be made to the Elbert Women’s Club Building Restoration Fund, P.O. Box 302, Elbert, Colo., 80106.

Eva Faughnan, 86, passed away on July 21, 2010 at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Simla, Colo.

Orley and Bess Crouch welcomed their daughter, Eva on April 4, 1924 in Elbert, Colo. The family soon moved from the ranch south of Elbert, Colo., to Kiowa, Colo., where she spent most of her childhood. Eva attended Kiowa Schools, graduating in 1942. Later that year, she married Samuel Beaman at the Kiowa Presbyterian Church where she was a member. Samuel and Eva moved to Winslow, Ariz. On March 7, 1943 they welcomed their son, Donald Wayne. Eva and Samuel later divorced. Eva and her son, Don, moved back to Kiowa, Colo.

On March 14, 1947 Eva married John Hugh Faughnan (Hugh). Hugh also brought a son, Pat Faughnan, to the new family. After Eva and Hugh honeymooned in Colorado Springs at the Antlers Hotel, the new family settled on a ranch north of Elbert, Colo. Two more children were born to Eva and Hugh, Susan Diane on May 26, 1954 and James Lee on April 29, 1960. In 1956, the entire family moved to their last ranch southwest of Elbert, Colo.

Eva was a loving mother and hard working ranch wife, laboring alongside Hugh on the ranch and in the fields. She was a good cook and an excellent homemaker. She took every opportunity to enthusiastically support Don, Pat, Sue and Jim in all the activities. Each of her children brought her many joys and pride. In addition to being a wife and mother, Eva held various jobs during her life. She worked at the Elbert Post Office; as a bookkeeper for a Standard Oil Distributor; as a telephone operator in Kiowa, Colo.; she was a waitress in cafes in Elbert, Colo., and Kiowa, Çolo., and she worked for the Elbert County Assessor’s Office.

Eva gave generously of her time and talents to her church and community. She was an active member in the Elbert and Kiowa Presbyterian Ladies Aides; the Kiowa and Elbert Presbyterian church choirs; the Kiowa American Legion Auxiliary; the Elbert Women’s Club; the Elbert County Republicans and was an Elbert Creekside Boosters 4-H Club Leader for many years. She also gave 16 years of dedicated service to the Elbert School Board.

She is survived by her children; Don Beaman and his wife, Edna of Calhan, Colo.; Pat Faughnan of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Sue McClain and her husband, Robert of Kiowa, Colo. and Jim Faughnan and his wife, Heidi of Elbert, Colo.; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Bess and Orley Couch and her loving husband of 56 years, Hugh.

Memorial services were held July 24, 2010 at the Elbert Presbyterian Church in Elbert, Colo.

Internment will be at the Elbert Cemetery.

Memorials contributions may be made to the Elbert Women’s Club Building Restoration Fund, P.O. Box 302, Elbert, Colo., 80106.

Eva Faughnan, 86, passed away on July 21, 2010 at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Simla, Colo.

Orley and Bess Crouch welcomed their daughter, Eva on April 4, 1924 in Elbert, Colo. The family soon moved from the ranch south of Elbert, Colo., to Kiowa, Colo., where she spent most of her childhood. Eva attended Kiowa Schools, graduating in 1942. Later that year, she married Samuel Beaman at the Kiowa Presbyterian Church where she was a member. Samuel and Eva moved to Winslow, Ariz. On March 7, 1943 they welcomed their son, Donald Wayne. Eva and Samuel later divorced. Eva and her son, Don, moved back to Kiowa, Colo.

On March 14, 1947 Eva married John Hugh Faughnan (Hugh). Hugh also brought a son, Pat Faughnan, to the new family. After Eva and Hugh honeymooned in Colorado Springs at the Antlers Hotel, the new family settled on a ranch north of Elbert, Colo. Two more children were born to Eva and Hugh, Susan Diane on May 26, 1954 and James Lee on April 29, 1960. In 1956, the entire family moved to their last ranch southwest of Elbert, Colo.

Eva was a loving mother and hard working ranch wife, laboring alongside Hugh on the ranch and in the fields. She was a good cook and an excellent homemaker. She took every opportunity to enthusiastically support Don, Pat, Sue and Jim in all the activities. Each of her children brought her many joys and pride. In addition to being a wife and mother, Eva held various jobs during her life. She worked at the Elbert Post Office; as a bookkeeper for a Standard Oil Distributor; as a telephone operator in Kiowa, Colo.; she was a waitress in cafes in Elbert, Colo., and Kiowa, Çolo., and she worked for the Elbert County Assessor’s Office.

Eva gave generously of her time and talents to her church and community. She was an active member in the Elbert and Kiowa Presbyterian Ladies Aides; the Kiowa and Elbert Presbyterian church choirs; the Kiowa American Legion Auxiliary; the Elbert Women’s Club; the Elbert County Republicans and was an Elbert Creekside Boosters 4-H Club Leader for many years. She also gave 16 years of dedicated service to the Elbert School Board.

She is survived by her children; Don Beaman and his wife, Edna of Calhan, Colo.; Pat Faughnan of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Sue McClain and her husband, Robert of Kiowa, Colo. and Jim Faughnan and his wife, Heidi of Elbert, Colo.; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Bess and Orley Couch and her loving husband of 56 years, Hugh.

Memorial services were held July 24, 2010 at the Elbert Presbyterian Church in Elbert, Colo.

Internment will be at the Elbert Cemetery.

Memorials contributions may be made to the Elbert Women’s Club Building Restoration Fund, P.O. Box 302, Elbert, Colo., 80106.

Eva Faughnan, 86, passed away on July 21, 2010 at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Simla, Colo.

Orley and Bess Crouch welcomed their daughter, Eva on April 4, 1924 in Elbert, Colo. The family soon moved from the ranch south of Elbert, Colo., to Kiowa, Colo., where she spent most of her childhood. Eva attended Kiowa Schools, graduating in 1942. Later that year, she married Samuel Beaman at the Kiowa Presbyterian Church where she was a member. Samuel and Eva moved to Winslow, Ariz. On March 7, 1943 they welcomed their son, Donald Wayne. Eva and Samuel later divorced. Eva and her son, Don, moved back to Kiowa, Colo.

On March 14, 1947 Eva married John Hugh Faughnan (Hugh). Hugh also brought a son, Pat Faughnan, to the new family. After Eva and Hugh honeymooned in Colorado Springs at the Antlers Hotel, the new family settled on a ranch north of Elbert, Colo. Two more children were born to Eva and Hugh, Susan Diane on May 26, 1954 and James Lee on April 29, 1960. In 1956, the entire family moved to their last ranch southwest of Elbert, Colo.

Eva was a loving mother and hard working ranch wife, laboring alongside Hugh on the ranch and in the fields. She was a good cook and an excellent homemaker. She took every opportunity to enthusiastically support Don, Pat, Sue and Jim in all the activities. Each of her children brought her many joys and pride. In addition to being a wife and mother, Eva held various jobs during her life. She worked at the Elbert Post Office; as a bookkeeper for a Standard Oil Distributor; as a telephone operator in Kiowa, Colo.; she was a waitress in cafes in Elbert, Colo., and Kiowa, Çolo., and she worked for the Elbert County Assessor’s Office.

Eva gave generously of her time and talents to her church and community. She was an active member in the Elbert and Kiowa Presbyterian Ladies Aides; the Kiowa and Elbert Presbyterian church choirs; the Kiowa American Legion Auxiliary; the Elbert Women’s Club; the Elbert County Republicans and was an Elbert Creekside Boosters 4-H Club Leader for many years. She also gave 16 years of dedicated service to the Elbert School Board.

She is survived by her children; Don Beaman and his wife, Edna of Calhan, Colo.; Pat Faughnan of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Sue McClain and her husband, Robert of Kiowa, Colo. and Jim Faughnan and his wife, Heidi of Elbert, Colo.; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Bess and Orley Couch and her loving husband of 56 years, Hugh.

Memorial services were held July 24, 2010 at the Elbert Presbyterian Church in Elbert, Colo.

Internment will be at the Elbert Cemetery.

Memorials contributions may be made to the Elbert Women’s Club Building Restoration Fund, P.O. Box 302, Elbert, Colo., 80106.

Eva Faughnan, 86, passed away on July 21, 2010 at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Simla, Colo.

Orley and Bess Crouch welcomed their daughter, Eva on April 4, 1924 in Elbert, Colo. The family soon moved from the ranch south of Elbert, Colo., to Kiowa, Colo., where she spent most of her childhood. Eva attended Kiowa Schools, graduating in 1942. Later that year, she married Samuel Beaman at the Kiowa Presbyterian Church where she was a member. Samuel and Eva moved to Winslow, Ariz. On March 7, 1943 they welcomed their son, Donald Wayne. Eva and Samuel later divorced. Eva and her son, Don, moved back to Kiowa, Colo.

On March 14, 1947 Eva married John Hugh Faughnan (Hugh). Hugh also brought a son, Pat Faughnan, to the new family. After Eva and Hugh honeymooned in Colorado Springs at the Antlers Hotel, the new family settled on a ranch north of Elbert, Colo. Two more children were born to Eva and Hugh, Susan Diane on May 26, 1954 and James Lee on April 29, 1960. In 1956, the entire family moved to their last ranch southwest of Elbert, Colo.

Eva was a loving mother and hard working ranch wife, laboring alongside Hugh on the ranch and in the fields. She was a good cook and an excellent homemaker. She took every opportunity to enthusiastically support Don, Pat, Sue and Jim in all the activities. Each of her children brought her many joys and pride. In addition to being a wife and mother, Eva held various jobs during her life. She worked at the Elbert Post Office; as a bookkeeper for a Standard Oil Distributor; as a telephone operator in Kiowa, Colo.; she was a waitress in cafes in Elbert, Colo., and Kiowa, Çolo., and she worked for the Elbert County Assessor’s Office.

Eva gave generously of her time and talents to her church and community. She was an active member in the Elbert and Kiowa Presbyterian Ladies Aides; the Kiowa and Elbert Presbyterian church choirs; the Kiowa American Legion Auxiliary; the Elbert Women’s Club; the Elbert County Republicans and was an Elbert Creekside Boosters 4-H Club Leader for many years. She also gave 16 years of dedicated service to the Elbert School Board.

She is survived by her children; Don Beaman and his wife, Edna of Calhan, Colo.; Pat Faughnan of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Sue McClain and her husband, Robert of Kiowa, Colo. and Jim Faughnan and his wife, Heidi of Elbert, Colo.; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Bess and Orley Couch and her loving husband of 56 years, Hugh.

Memorial services were held July 24, 2010 at the Elbert Presbyterian Church in Elbert, Colo.

Internment will be at the Elbert Cemetery.

Memorials contributions may be made to the Elbert Women’s Club Building Restoration Fund, P.O. Box 302, Elbert, Colo., 80106.

Eva Faughnan, 86, passed away on July 21, 2010 at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Simla, Colo.

Orley and Bess Crouch welcomed their daughter, Eva on April 4, 1924 in Elbert, Colo. The family soon moved from the ranch south of Elbert, Colo., to Kiowa, Colo., where she spent most of her childhood. Eva attended Kiowa Schools, graduating in 1942. Later that year, she married Samuel Beaman at the Kiowa Presbyterian Church where she was a member. Samuel and Eva moved to Winslow, Ariz. On March 7, 1943 they welcomed their son, Donald Wayne. Eva and Samuel later divorced. Eva and her son, Don, moved back to Kiowa, Colo.

On March 14, 1947 Eva married John Hugh Faughnan (Hugh). Hugh also brought a son, Pat Faughnan, to the new family. After Eva and Hugh honeymooned in Colorado Springs at the Antlers Hotel, the new family settled on a ranch north of Elbert, Colo. Two more children were born to Eva and Hugh, Susan Diane on May 26, 1954 and James Lee on April 29, 1960. In 1956, the entire family moved to their last ranch southwest of Elbert, Colo.

Eva was a loving mother and hard working ranch wife, laboring alongside Hugh on the ranch and in the fields. She was a good cook and an excellent homemaker. She took every opportunity to enthusiastically support Don, Pat, Sue and Jim in all the activities. Each of her children brought her many joys and pride. In addition to being a wife and mother, Eva held various jobs during her life. She worked at the Elbert Post Office; as a bookkeeper for a Standard Oil Distributor; as a telephone operator in Kiowa, Colo.; she was a waitress in cafes in Elbert, Colo., and Kiowa, Çolo., and she worked for the Elbert County Assessor’s Office.

Eva gave generously of her time and talents to her church and community. She was an active member in the Elbert and Kiowa Presbyterian Ladies Aides; the Kiowa and Elbert Presbyterian church choirs; the Kiowa American Legion Auxiliary; the Elbert Women’s Club; the Elbert County Republicans and was an Elbert Creekside Boosters 4-H Club Leader for many years. She also gave 16 years of dedicated service to the Elbert School Board.

She is survived by her children; Don Beaman and his wife, Edna of Calhan, Colo.; Pat Faughnan of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Sue McClain and her husband, Robert of Kiowa, Colo. and Jim Faughnan and his wife, Heidi of Elbert, Colo.; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Bess and Orley Couch and her loving husband of 56 years, Hugh.

Memorial services were held July 24, 2010 at the Elbert Presbyterian Church in Elbert, Colo.

Internment will be at the Elbert Cemetery.

Memorials contributions may be made to the Elbert Women’s Club Building Restoration Fund, P.O. Box 302, Elbert, Colo., 80106.