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The Fence Post obituary: Wilda Mae Sweigard

August 22, 2019

Wilda Mae Sweigard, 90 June 11, 1929 – Aug. 14, 2019 Greeley, Colo. Wilda Mae Sweigard, 90, of Greeley passed away on Aug. 14, 2019, at North Colorado Medical Center. She was born June 11,...


The Fence Post obituary: Harold Leroy Felte

August 22, 2019

Harold Leroy Felte, 87 July 19, 1932 – Aug. 9, 2019 Severance, Colo. Harold Leroy Felte died Aug. 9, 2019, at his home in Flower Mound, Texas He was born on July 19, 1932, in...


The Fence Post obituary: Don Allen Vercimak

August 22, 2019

Don Allen Vercimak, 80 June 1, 1939 – Aug. 11, 2019 Lyman, Wyo. Don Allen Vercimak was born June 1, 1939, to Mike and Mildred Rose (Youngberg) Vercimak in Lyman, Wyo. He spent his early...


The Fence Post obituary: Edward Richner

August 15, 2019

Edward Richner, 88 Nov. 12, 1931 – Aug. 5, 2019 Harrington, Kan. Ed was born Nov. 12, 1931, in Harington Kan. He passed away Aug. 5, 2019. Ed was a well-known rancher of great wisdom....


The Fence Post obituary: Dorothy J. Pfleiderer

August 15, 2019

Dorothy J. Pfleiderer, 89 June 20, 1930 – Aug. 7, 2019 Greeley, Colo. Dorothy J. Pfleiderer, 89, of Greeley passed away on Aug. 7, 2019, at Pathways Hospice. She was born June 20, 1930, in...


The Fence Post obituary: James Henry Amsbury

August 15, 2019

James Henry Amsbury, 88 Dec. 29, 1930 – Aug. 6, 2019 Mesa, Colo. James Henry Amsbury, 88, passed away Aug. 6, 2019, on the Nichols Ranch in Mesa, Colo., where he had retired after having...


The Fence Post obituary: Gerald “Jerry” Firestien

August 15, 2019

Gerald “Jerry” Firestien, 81 July 10, 1938 – July 31, 2019 bracewell, Colo. Gerald “Jerry” Firestien of Greeley, Colo., passed away July 31, 2019. He was born July 10, 1938, in Windsor, Colo., to Conrad...


The Fence Post obituary: George Reis

August 9, 2019

George Reis, 99 Nov. 7, 1919 – May 11, 2019 Westcliffe, Colo. Lifelong Westcliffe, Colo., rancher, George Reis passes away at 99 years. George passed away on May 11, 2019, at 99 years, six months,...


The Fence Post obituary: Lloyd Alvin Palmer

August 2, 2019

Lloyd Alvin Palmer, 93 Jan. 17, 1926 – May 12, 2019 Kremmling Colo. Lloyd was born on Jan. 17, 1926, to Charlie and Ivy Palmer on his family ranch on the Blue River and passed...


The Fence Post obituary: William “Bill” Cress

August 2, 2019

William “Bill” Cress, 64 Sept. 21, 1954 – Jan. 21, 2019 Ninilchik, Alaska Ninilchik, Alaska, resident, William “Bill” Cress, 64, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 21, 2019, at home. Bill was born Sept. 21, 1954,...


The Fence Post obituary: Fred A. Berry

August 2, 2019

Fred A. Berry, 80 Jan. 23, 1939 – June 13, 2019 Westcliffe, Colo. Fred A. Berry, 80, passed away on June 13, 2019, at home on his beloved ranch in Westcliffe, Colo. Fred was born...


The Fence Post obituary: Billy Vernon Peake Jr.

July 25, 2019

Billy Vernon Peake Jr., 55 Dec. 27, 1964 – July 4, 2019 Hudson, Colo. Billy Vernon Peake Jr., of Hudson, Colo., passed away peacefully on July 4, 2019, at home. He was born on Dec....


The Fence Post obituary: Richard Henry Schlagel

July 25, 2019

Richard Henry Schlagel, 85 Jan. 23, 1934 – July 10, 2019 Windsor, Colo. Richard Henry Schlagel, a long-time resident of the Windsor area, passed away July 10, 2019, at Columbine West Health and Rehab Facility...


The Fence Post obituary: Jule G. Farley

July 25, 2019

Jule G. Farley, 93 Feb. 6, 1926 – July 2, 2019 Platteville, Colo. Jule Grayce Farley was born Feb. 6, 1926, in Kimball, Neb., the daughter of Floyd and Mary (Willman) Roberts of rural New...


The Fence Post obituary: Annette M. “Annie” Meier

July 19, 2019

Annette M. “Annie” Meier, 78 April 17, 1941 – July 14, 2019 Sidney, Neb. Annette M. “Annie” Meier of Sidney, Neb., and formerly from Peetz, Colo., passed away July 14, 2019, in Sidney. Memorial services...


The Fence Post obituary: Claude Loyd Gerard

July 12, 2019

Claude Loyd Gerard – July 7, 2019 Gypsum, Colo. Claude Loyd Gerard passed away peacefully at Glenwood Springs Health Care, on July 7, 2019. Claude was born in Gilman, Colo., to Loyd A. Gerard and...


The Fence Post obituary; Steven Earl Hanna

July 12, 2019

Steven Earl Hanna, age 64 Nov. 16, 1954 – June 30, 2019 Broken Bow, Neb. Steven Earl Hanna, age 64, passed away at Jennie Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow, Neb., on June 30, 2019....


The Fence Post obituary: Robert John Sauer

July 12, 2019

Robert John Sauer, 60 June 26, 1959 – July 3, 2019 Wiggins, Colo. Robert John Sauer, 60, lifelong area resident passed away July 3, 2019, at his home in Wiggins, Colo. He was born June...


The Fence Post obituary: LaVerna May Winter

July 12, 2019

LaVerna May Winter, 88 Sept. 27, 1930 – June 28, 2019 Greeley, Colo. LaVerna May Winter, 88, of Greeley, formerly of Eaton, Colo., passed away on June 28, 2019, at Meadowview Assisted Living. She was...