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Robert T. Page of Denver died Jan. 15. He was 58.
Page was born March 2, 1942, in Tulsa, Okla. He married Elizabeth Dris. Page was a member of the Colorado Bar and First Amendment Lawyers Association.
Page is survived by his daughters, Debbie of California; Maggie of Denver; sister, Kathy Zacherl of Broomfield; and brother, Fred Parker.
Arrangements were handled by Erlinger Broomfield Burial and Cremation Service.
[Published February 3, 2001]

CONWAY
Alta Sharon Conway of Broomfield died Jan. 29. She was 56.
Conway was born July 9, 1944, in Lubbock, Texas, to James P. Leslie and Audrey Cleo (Irwin).
Conway was a resident of Broomfield. She served her country in the United States Air Force from 1962 to 1964. She enjoyed cross-stitching, reading, horses, writing poetry and researching the Civil War.
Conway worked as a research librarian for Texas Tech University. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Broomfield and a member of American Business Women's Association.
Conway is survived by her daughter, Deborah (Tracy) Brines of Charleston, S.C.; son, Charles (Lori) Conway of Greenville, Ohio; son, James (Dawn) Conway of Akron, Ohio; daughter, Donna (Jason) Kempf of Broomfield; eight grandchildren; and sister, Kay Kempf of Dallas.
Services were Feb. 2 at Redbud Baptist Church in Lubbock, Texas, with Reverend Don Ross officiating. Burial followed in the city of Lubbock cemetery.
Contributions may be made in Alta Conway's name to Research A Cure For Breast Cancer, American Cancer Society, 2255 South Oneinda St.; Denver, Colo. 80224.
Arrangements were handled by Rundus Funeral Home in Broomfield.
[Published February 3, 2001]

Helen Louise Alden
Sept. 26, 1931 - July 18, 2000
Helen Louise Alden of Boulder died Tuesday, July 18, 2000. She was 68.
Born Sept. 26, 1931, in Brussels, Belgium, she was the daughter of Abraham C. VanPuffelen and Irma E. Lindenmeyer VanPuffelen. She married Stan Mullen in 1951. They divorced in 1975. She married Paul Alden on Sept. 13, 1975, in Boulder.
She moved to Boulder in 1971.
Mrs. Alden worked as a pediatric nurse at Boulder Community Hospital. She enjoyed quilting.
Survivors include her husband of Boulder; son, Steve Mullen of Chicago, Ill.; two daughters, Lynn Tidd of Boulder and Rebecca Mullen of Omaha, Neb.; brother, Paul VanPuffelen of Deluth, Minn.; and eight grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 5 at Crestview Christian Reform Church, 3665 Madison Ave., Boulder. The Rev. Gene Allen will officiate.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of Boulder County, 2825 Marine St., Boulder, CO 80303-7740.
Avalon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Bernice 'Bunny' Comstock
March 2, 1913 - July 22, 2000
Bernice "Bunny" Comstock of Allenspark, formerly of Longmont, died Saturday, July 22, 2000. She was 87.
Born March 2, 1913, in Longmont, she was the daughter of Irwin Lambright and Eliza Ryan Lambright. She married George A. Comstock on July 24, 1936, in Boulder.
She graduated from the University of Colorado.
Mrs. Comstock worked as a teacher before retiring. She was a member of Alpha Delta Pi and Daughters of the American Revolution and was an artist.
Survivors include her husband of Allenspark; a son, Jack of Wichita, Kan.; a daughter, Alison Anne Baldwin of Boise, Idaho; two grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Inurnment service will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mountain View Cemetery in Boulder.
Erlinger Cremation and Funeral Service is handling the arrangements.

Jerry W. Dickerson
July 21, 1938 - July 20, 2000
Jerry W. Dickerson of Louisville died Thursday, July 20, 2000. He was 61.
Born July 21, 1938, in Lyons, Kan., he was the son of John J. Dickerson and Marjorie Janssen Dickerson. He married Linda Maudry in 1958. They divorced. He married Sherry Tegman in 1981 in Greeley.
Mr. Dickerson graduated from Emporia State College in Kansas.
He worked as a house inspector for State Farm Insurance and worked for Montford of Colorado. He moved to Louisville in 1978.
Survivors include his wife of Louisville; father of Shawnee, Okla.; two sons, Tim Dickerson and Jason Dickerson both of Phoenix, Ariz.; a sister, Judy Moody of Shawnee, Ariz.; and three grandchildren.
Private services were held.
Contributions may be made to the Tisone Cancer Center at Boulder Community Hospital, 1100 Balsam St., Boulder, CO 80304.
Avalon Funeral Home in Lafayette is handling the arrangements.

Angela 'Angie' Kohl
Sept. 24, 1907 - July 22, 2000
Angela "Angie" Kohl of Longmont died Saturday, July 22, 2000. She was 92.
She was born Sept. 24, 1907, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Natale Piccoli and Concepta Nobili Piccoli. She married Walter E. Percy in 1940. He died in 1985. She married Alfred J. Kohl on Feb. 27, 1987, in Florida.
Mrs. Kohl lived in Longmont most of her life. She worked as a hostess at the Pennsylvania State House.
She enjoyed dancing and was involved with the Longmont Senior Center.
Survivors include her husband of Longmont; stepson, Richard Kohl of Allenspark; stepdaughter, Bonnie Olsen of Greeley; five step-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Susanna W. Twomey and Lina Stidworthy.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rocky Mountain Christian Center, 9447 Niwot Road, Longmont. The Rev. Alan Ahlgrim will officiate.
Contributions may be made to Longmont Senior Center, 910 Longs Peak Ave., Longmont, 80501.
Erlinger Cremation and Funeral Service is handling the arrangements.

John E. Ogren
June 8, 1914 - July 24, 2000
John E. Ogren of Boulder died Monday, July 24, 2000. He was 86.
The son of John E. Ogren and Emma Peterson Ogren, he was born June 8, 1914, in Niwot. He married Marie V. Neundorf on Oct. 18, 1943, in Wallace, Idaho.
He served in the Army during World War II. He was furloughed from the Army to work in the mining industry in Wallace. He worked as a machinist at the University of Colorado for 30 years, retiring in 1979.
Mr. Ogren enjoyed the mountains, hiking, hunting and fishing. He was the oldest confirmed member of the Mount Calvary Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife of Boulder; a daughter, June A. Cromwell of Boulder; son Phillip J. Ogren of Westminster; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Carl Ogren, and a sister, Ella Conda.
Mr. Ogren will lie in state from noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Howe Mortuary, 2121 11th St., Boulder.
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Green Mountain Cemetery. The Rev. Vera Gubert-Steward will officiate.

Luverne Henry Sindt
May 15, 1915 - July 10, 2000
Luverne Henry Sindt of Boulder died Monday, July 10, 2000, at Manor Care Health Services in Boulder. He was 85.
Born May 15, 1915, in Holstein, Iowa, he was the son of Henry Charles Sindt and Bertha Bremer Sindt. He married Marie G. Nichols on Nov. 1, 1938, in Boulder. She died in 1995.
Mr. Sindt studied accounting through correspondence school.
He moved to Boulder in 1937 from Iowa.
He was a retired senior trust officer at First National Bank, now Wells Fargo, in Boulder, retiring in 1980. He formerly worked for the Alba and Warner Dairies of Boulder County. He also was the former produce manager for the Safeway store in Boulder. After his retirement he did part-time accounting at Thornton's Shoes of Boulder.
He was a longtime volunteer with the Boulder County Republican Party and was a former member of the boards of directors of the First United Methodist Church of Boulder, Frasier Meadows Manor and Unity of Boulder.
He enjoyed genealogy and coin collecting.
Survivors include a sister, a sister Mildred Cosby, of Downey, Calif.; three daughters, Judy Knudson Norton of Corpus Christi, Texas, Kathleen Blackwelder of Lander, Wyo., and Nancy Sindt-Kneisley of Lakewood; a son, Richard Sindt of Vietnam; six grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kerry Knudson Holden.
A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Aug. 7 in the parlor at the First Methodist Church of Boulder, 1401 Spruce St. The Revs. Cathy Norman and Ralph Henard will officiate.
Contributions may be made to the Parkinson's Associations of the Rockies, 1420 Ogden St., Denver, CO 80218.
M.P. Murphy & Associates Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

Adele Horrell
July 22, 1903 - June 23, 2000
Adele Horrell of Greendale, Wis., and formerly of Boulder, died Friday, June 23, 2000. She was 96.
She was born July 22, 1903, in Hartford, Wis. to Gustav Horrell and Augusta Zilch Horrell. She married George Horrell in 1931, Milwaukee Wis. He died in 1970.
She lived in Boulder from 1954 to 1995. She was a registered nurse and worked at Boulder Community Hospital.
In 1995, she moved to Westchester, Ohio, and later moved to Greendale, Wis.
Survivors include three sons, George Horrell of Greendale; Robert Horrell of Pendleton, Calif; David Horrell of Las Alamos, N.M.; one daughter, Kathleen Culver of Terra Haute, Ind.; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy, and a grandson, Eric.
Memorial services will be held in Milwaukee.
Max A. Sass & Sons of Greenfield, Wis., is handling the arrangements.

Kenneth E. Kieffer Feb. 9, 1933 - June 22, 2000
Kenneth E. Kieffer of Firestone, and formerly of Boulder and Longmont, died Thursday, June 22, 2000. He was 67.
The son of Otto R. Kieffer and Blanche Wattowa Keiffer, he was born Feb. 9, 1933, in Granite Falls, Minn. He married Gail Erie in Granite Falls on Nov. 11, 1955.
He moved to Boulder from California in 1963 and later moved to Longmont, where he worked as a computer operator for the Federal Aviation Administration until he retired in 1990. In 1989 he moved to Firestone, where he served on the planning commission.
He was an avid gardener.
He is survived by his wife; two sons, Paul Kieffer of Firestone and Kevin Keiffer of Longmont; three daughters, Patty Woolman of Longmont, Linda Kieffer-Peterson of Kent, Wash., and Terry Kieffer-Coulimore of Berthoud; two sisters, Shirley Ruud of Farmington, Minn., and Fran Lofquist of Spring Valley, Nev.; and 11 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter and a sister, Mary Ann Kieffer.
A memorial service with the Rev. Bill Lee of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will be at 11 a.m. today at Howe Mortuary Chapel, 439 Coffman St., Longmont.
Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 400 S. McCaslin Blvd., Louisville, CO 80027.

John A. Mattson
Jan. 8, 1918 - Jan. 23, 2000
John A. Mattson of Pinewood Springs died Friday, June 23, 2000, at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins. He was 82.
The son of Alvin E. Mattson and Florence Kezar Mattson, he was born Jan. 8, 1918, in Warren, Minn. He married Lois Nelson on Sept. 6, 1941, in Thief River Falls, Minn.
Mr. Mattson worked with his family in the newspaper and printing business in Warren and Thief River Falls, Minn, prior to serving in the Navy from 1942 to 1945. He later worked for Lockheed Aircraft Corp. in Burbank, Calif., for 25 years, retiring in June 1974. He moved to Pinewood Springs in 1979.
He was a member of the Thief River Falls Jaycees, the Optimist Club of Estes Park, the Estes Park Rock Club and the Pinewood Springs Community Church.
Mr. Mattson enjoyed camping and hiking.
Survivors include his wife of Pinewood Springs; two daughters, Linda Rhimes of Seattle, Wash., and Mary Cronkhite of Quartz Hill, Calif.; and six grandchildren
He was preceded in death by a brother, E. Donovan Mattson.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, followed by funeral services at 2 p.m. at Pinewood Springs Community Church, just west of Lyons off U.S. 36. The Rev. Mary Ann Banning of the church will officiate.
Contributions may be made to the Pinewood Springs Community Church in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry St., Longmont, CO 80501.

Ruth Marie Perea
May 12, 1915 - June 22, 2000
Ruth Marie Perea of Superior died Thursday, June 22, 2000, at Boulder Community Hospital. She was 85.
Born May 12, 1915, in Miera, N.M. She was the daughter of Antonio Gurule and Adela Quintana Gurule. She married Flavio Perea on Dec. 14, 1934, in Clayton, N.M. He died in 1993.
Mrs. Perea was a resident of Superior and Newark, Calif.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Perea was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Boulder and St. Edwards Catholic Church in Newark. She enjoyed painting and sewing.
Survivors include two sons, Samuel Perea of Fremont, Calif., and Larry Perea of Newark; two daughters, Mae Espinosa of El Sobrante, Calif., and Marie Perea Young of Superior; two brothers, Joe Gurule of Reseda, Calif., and Bob Gurule of Albuquerque, N.M.; three sisters, Jennie Tafoya of Albuquerque, Nellie Meserve of Maxwell, N.M., and Vickie MacSherry of Olympia, Wash.; 15 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
Visitation and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in California.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. July 9 at the family residence 2267 Bristol St., Superior.
Contributions may be made to the Paulist Priests, in care of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 904 14th St., Boulder, CO 80302.
M.P. Murphy & Associates is in charge of local arrangements.

Lilly Gavenia
May 11, 1930 - Dec. 6, 2000
Lilly Gavenia of Longmont died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2000. She was 70.
The daughter of Benediktas Vendelis and Emma Srugyte Vendelis, she was born May 11, 1930, in Naumiestas, Lithuania. She married George Gavenia in Chicago, Ill., on Dec. 26, 1954. He preceded her in death.
Mrs. Gavenia lived in Boulder County off and on since 1969. She worked as a seamstress for Ona Drapery in Boulder.
She enjoyed crafts, flower gardening and traveling.
Survivors include a daughter, Audra Harders of Longmont; a sister, Ona Keishold of Boulder; and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Martha Leonard. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Howe Mortuary, 2121 11th St., Boulder.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Mount Zion Lutheran Church, 1680 Balsam Ave., Boulder. Interment will be in Green Mountain Cemetery.
Contributions may be made in her name to Mount Zion Lutheran Church, 1680 Balsam Ave., Boulder, or to Hospice of Boulder County, 2825 Marine St., Boulder, CO 80303.

Daryl Lee Ortscheid
Oct. 27, 1949 - Dec. 7, 2000
Daryl Lee Ortscheid of Boulder died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2000, at home. He was 51.
He was born Oct. 27, 1949, in Galena, Ill., to Delos Ortscheid and Pearl Zeal Ortscheid. He married Trudi Drawbaugh in 1966. They were divorced. He married Rosanne Bernstein on Aug. 6, 1996, in Las Vegas.
Mr. Ortscheid was head custodian for the Boulder Valley School District, where he had worked since 1984. He previously worked for International Harvester.
He served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose.
He attended public and Catholic schools in Galena, Ill., and Muscatne, Iowa. He moved to Boulder in 1983.
Survivors include his wife of Boulder; his mother of Muscatine, Iowa; a daughter, Dawn Hill of Muscatine; two sisters, Sandy White of Galena, Ill., and Janet Johnson of Roscoe, Ill.; and two grandchildren.
A memorial party,in lieu of a funeral, will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Dark Horse restaurant, 2922 Baseline Road, Boulder.
The Dove Society Broomfield Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Edward Richard Johnson
Sept. 3, 1917 - Dec. 6, 2000
Edward Richard Johnson of Boulder died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2000, at home. He was 83.
He was born Sept. 3, 1917, in New York, to Ragner Johnson and Frieda Scharfe Johnson. He married Doris G. Turnquist on Sept. 1, 1945, in Long Island, N.Y.
Mr. Johnson retired as a machinist from Thompson Industries of Port Washington, Long Island, N.Y.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and the Korean War. He played semi-professional football in New York.
He moved to Boulder in 1982 from Franklin Square, Long Island, N.Y. He was a member of Boulder Elks Lodge No. 566 and the Senior Optimist Club of Boulder. He enjoyed singing, dancing and bowling.
Survivors include his wife of Boulder; a son, Rich Johnson of Boulder; two sisters, Eleanor Zierman of Massapequa, N.Y., and Lillian Mahoney of Redmond, Wash.; and two grandchildren.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2200 Broadway, Boulder, with the Revs. Vera Guebert-Steward and Mark Tweitmeyer officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Marine Corps MACS-23 Buckley AFB, Denver. Services will conclude at the church.
Contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
M.P. Murphy & Associates Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

Rachel J. Lowe
Aug. 6, 1924 - Dec. 2, 2000
Rachel J. Lowe of Denver and formerly of Louisville died Dec. 2, 2000, died at home. She was 76.
She was born Aug. 6, 1924, in Herrin, Ill., to Shirley Vincent and Elizabeth Mae Sanders. She married Leo Lowe in 1953 in Illinois. He died in August 1982.
Mrs. Lowe was a housewife who enjoyed reading and playing organ at church.
She is survived by a daughter, Joyce Cutlip of Denver; a son, Billy Lowe of Denver; two sisters, Mary Sutton of Cahokia, Ill., and Shirley Capps of St. Louis, Mo.; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and a daughter, Diane Lopez, who died Nov. 25, 2000.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. today at Avalon Chapel, 1320 Centaur Village Dr., Lafayette.
Contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Avalon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Brad C. Lupton
Aug. 16, 1964 - Dec. 6, 2000
Brad C. Lupton of Lafayette died Thursday Dec. 7, 2000, at home. He was 36.
He was born Aug. 16, 1964, in San Mateo, Cal., to Beeler C. Lupton and Jonnie Y. Bradley.
Mr. Lupton, who moved to the Boulder area in 1984, was a self-employed home-remodeling contractor who enjoyed outdoor sports. He earned a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology at the University of Colorado in Boulder.
He is survived by his parents who live in Farmington, N.M., and by a sister, Karen Beeson, of Longmont.
Memorial serviceswill include visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Avalon Funeral Home, 1320 Centaur Village Dr., Lafayette. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Avalon Chapel.
Contributions may be made to the Boulder County Humane Society, 2323 55th St., Boulder
The Avalon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Donald E. Heil
April 17, 1931 - Nov. 11, 2000
Donald E. Heil of Boulder died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000, at his home. He was 69.
He was born April 17, 1931, in Sugar City to John Heil and Katrina Markus. He married Virginia Woodruff in 1962 at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Boulder.
Mr. Heil, a Boulder resident since 1949, was a rancher who raised cattle and operated a horse stable with his brothers. He was a 1954 graduate of Colorado State University and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife of Boulder; one daughter, Susan Lang of Lusk, Wyo.; two sons, Steven Heil of Lusk and Henry Heil of Longmont; three grandsons; three sisters, Bertha Heil of Boulder, Katherine Herbst of Brush and Elsie Smith of Kremmling; and a brother, Robert "Bud" Heil of Boulder.
He was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Crist Chapel, 3395 Penrose Pl., Boulder. Visitation will be held 4-7 p.m. Tuesday. Crist Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Elizabeth S. Power
Jan. 27, 1923 - Nov. 10, 2000
Elizabeth S. Power of Boulder County died Friday, Nov. 10, 2000, at home. She was 77.
She was born Jan. 27, 1923, in Charleston, W.Va., to Dr. Benjamin Swint and Marcelline Smith. She married Arthur J. Power in 1948 in Charleston.
Mrs. Power worked in medical research for Union Carbide Co. in Charleston and was also a homemaker. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame of Maryland.
She was a volunteer at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church of Boulder and enjoyed water color painting and classical music.
Survivors include her husband of Boulder; a daughter, Elisa Power of Pittsburgh; three sons, David Power, Chris Power and Brad Power, all of Boulder; two sisters, Agnes de Sales of Wheeling, W.Va., and Marcelline Beckelheimer of Charleston; and a brother, Benjamin Swint also of Charleston.
She was preceded in death by her siblings Patricia Shane, Bernice Sheets and John Swint.
Visitation and rosary will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Howe Mortuary, 2121 11th St., Boulder.
A funeral will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 2312 14th St., Boulder.
Contributions may be made to the Food Share program of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church.

Eugene G. Sparks
Dec. 21, 1933 - Nov. 9, 2000
Eugene G. Sparks of Thornton, formerly of Boulder, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2000, at home. He was 66.
He was born Dec. 21, 1933, in Newton, Iowa, to Hollis Sparks and Opal Hubbard Sparks. He married Donna Lentz in 1957 in Marshalltown, Iowa. They were divorced in 1971. He married Julie Borys on July 29, 1979, in Englewood.
Mr. Sparks served in the Air Force from 1952 to 1956. He was a police officer in Grinnell, Iowa, from 1956 to 1962 and in Boulder from 1962 to 1974. He was self-employed since 1974.
He was a former member of the Boulder Emergency Squad, and he taught martial arts and self-defense for several years. He lived in Boulder from 1962 to 1974.
Survivors include his wife of Thornton; two sons, Geoffrey Sparks of Boulder and Anthony Sparks of Albuquerque, N.M.; two daughters, Donita Heurich of Niwot and Monica McNamara of Westminster; two stepdaughters, Kate Smith of Northglenn and Sonja Smedley of Broomfield; his mother, Opal Hubbard of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a brother, Jerry Sparks of Cedar Rapids; and a sister, Judy Ahrens of Cedar Rapids.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Dick Sparks.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Northern Hills Christian Church, 3853 E. 120th Ave., in the Mission Trace Shopping Center in Thornton.
Horan and McConaty Funeral Service of Thornton is in charge of arrangements.

Anthony 'Tony' Caputa
Dec. 12, 1949 - Aug. 11, 2000
Anthony "Tony" Caputa of Loveland, and formerly of Boulder, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at home. He was 50.
The son of Frank Caputa and Dorothy Lee Caputa, he was born Dec. 12, 1949, in St. Louis. He married Michelle Totten on Sept. 9, 1995, in St. Louis.
He graduated second in his class from Missouri Carpenter's Apprenticeship Program. Mr. Caputa moved to Boulder in 1976 and then to Loveland in 1995.
He owned and operated Caputa Construction in Boulder. After moving to Loveland, he worked for Local Union 510.
He was a member of Sacred Heart of Mary Church in Boulder.
He enjoyed fishing and Harley Davidson motorcycles.
Survivors include his grandmother, Dorothy Bryan of St. Louis; his parents; his wife; two daughters, Jennifer Sheridan of Loveland and Renee May of Salt Lake City; two brothers, Robert Caputa of St. Louis and Steve Caputa of Robertsville, Mo.; two sisters, Colleen Hacker of St. Charles, Mo., and Mary Caputa of Longmont; and three grandchildren.
A service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry St., Longmont. The Rev. Allen Elder will officiate.
His remains will be cremated.
The family requests people donate blood to area hospitals.

Paula Mae Hewitt
Oct. 29, 1942 - Aug. 11, 2000
Paula Mae Hewitt of Boulder died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000. She was 57.
The daughter of Wilbur Merle Mobley and Mildred Irene Haley Mobley, she was born Oct. 29, 1942, in Bloomington, Ind. She married Kenneth Hewitt on Jan. 2, 1962, in Prescott, Ariz. He died in April 1974.
Mrs. Hewitt had recently been employed as a calibration technician for the National Institute of Standards and Technology. She previously worked as a paralegal for Martin and Mehaffy of Boulder and was the former clerk of the city court for the city of Prescott.
She graduated from Prescott High School in Prescott. She earned a bachelor's degree from Yavapai Community College in Prescott.
She moved to Boulder in June 1978.
She was member the Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Church, the Order of Eastern Star and Queen Esther Chapter No. 5 of Boulder. She was the past grand chaplain for the Grand Chapter of the State of Colorado for the Order of Eastern Star, and the past grand representative to the State of Nevada for the Grand Chapter of Eastern Star for the State of Colorado.
Survivors include a son, Glen Edward Hewitt of Lafayette; a daughter, Sherrie Jane Boudreau of Broomfield; two sisters, Phylis Harper of Solsberry and Shirley Johnson, both of Solsberry, Ind; and two grandsons.
She was preceded in death by her mother.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4655 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder.
Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. with Bishop Gordon Lewis, Mr. Bob Mercer, Bishop Allen Newell of the church and Joe Fisher of the Masonic Lodge officiating. Services will conclude at Green Mountain Cemetery in Boulder.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society Boulder County Unit Office, 1250 S. Hover Road, Longmont, CO 80501.
M.P. Murphy and Associates-Funeral Directors is handling arrangements.

Michael Thomas Hoge
Jan. 16, 1983 - Aug. 13, 2000
Michael Thomas Hoge of Longmont died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000, at home. He was 17.
He was born Jan. 16, 1983, in Boulder, to Richard C. Hoge and Cynthia Ann Wood.
He was a senior at Longmont High School and was elected student body president for the coming school year. He was a member of the National Honor Society and participated in sports.
He was also a student ambassador to Chino, Japan, in 1998 as part of Longmont's Sister Cities Program.
He enjoyed cliff jumping, Frisbee, mountain biking and traveling.
Survivors include his parents; two brothers, Colton Hoge and Ben Hoge, both of Longmont; a sister, Rebecca Hoge of Longmont; and grandparents, Rosalie Hoge of Boulder, George and Lillian Hoge of California, and Tom and Mitzi Wood of Longmont.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lifebridge Church, 66th and Gay Street in Longmont. The Rev. Glenn Perica of Central Presbyterian Church will officiate.
Contributions may be made to the St. Vrain Valley Education Foundation or Central Presbyterian Church in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry St., Longmont, CO 80501-5440.

Joseph Leon Holt
June 16, 1938 - Aug. 13, 2000
Joseph Leon Holt of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Boulder, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000. He was 62.
He was born June 16, 1938, in Boulder to Joseph and Margaret Holt. He married Carolyn Hamby in 1957. They divorced. He married Laura Cramer on Dec. 26, 1998.
Mr. Holt grew up in Boulder and began working in the family business, Holt Electric Co., when he was 15. He entered the electrical apprenticeship program at 18. He had his own business in Boulder in the early 1960s, then moved to Colorado Springs in 1966. He moved to Kansas City in 1968 and worked for Evans Electric and recently retired from Capitol Electric.
Mr. Holt was a member of IBEW Local Union 68 of Boulder.
When he was young, he participated in drag racing in Boulder. He helped form the Boulder Timing Association and helped build a drag racing strip. He also belonged to the National Hot Rod Association.
He was an avid sportsman and bass fisherman. Mr. Holt belonged to the National Guard from 1956 to 1962. He also was active in the 1970s as a CB radio operator.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, James Holt and Russell Holt, both of Kansas City; a daughter, Jenelle Holt of Kansas City; a brother, Lyn Holt of Fruita; and five grandchildren.
Services will be at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at D.W. Newcomer's White Chapel Funeral Home in Gladstone, Mo.
Memorial contributions can be sent to the American Lung Association of Western Missouri, 2007 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo. 64108.

Elizabeth 'Betty' Jane Smith
July 2, 1927 Aug. 13, 2000
Elizabeth "Betty" Jane Smith of Boulder County died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000. She was 73.
The daughter of Joe Feeney and Marcella Lyons Feeney, she was born July 2, 1927, in Louisville, Ky. She married Loren "Les" Smith on Dec. 16, 1950, in Mount Vernon, Ohio.
She was a registered nurse at Boulder Community Hospital in the 1950s. She volunteered at senior centers, nursing homes and Community Hospital.
She enjoyed the mountains.
She moved to Boulder County in 1951.
Survivors include her husband; two brothers, Jim Feeney of Boulder and Joe Feeney of Florida; a daughter, Karen Smith of Boulder; three sons, Tim Smith, Tony Smith and Chris Smith, all of Boulder; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Kevin Smith and Bryan Smith; and a sister, Katherine McKee.
A memorial service will be at 4:30 p.m. Friday at the family farm, 3375 75th St. The Rev. Tom Trujillo will officiate.
Howe Mortuary is handling arrangements.


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