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will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Bennett, Colo., Community Baptisit Church for
Ira Lee Roy Inman, 64, of Bennett, who died Saturday at Colorado General
Hospital after a short illness. Burial will be at the Bennett Cemetery.
Inman, a farmer and a salesman most of his life, was born in Kansas in 1893. He was married at Exeter, Neb., in 1912 to the former Lida Camp.
Inman moved his family to Burlington, Colo., in 1915 and moved to Bennett in 1940.
Survivors include his wife, two daughters, Mrs. Nina Briggs of Lakewood and Mrs. Lorraine Vair of Thornton; a son, Benjamin A. of Pomona, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. May Dorr of Alliance, Neb., Mrs. Julia Lehr of Bennett, and Mrs. Alta Richardson of Sacramento, Calif.; a brother, Elmer of Idaho, 11 (?) grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Source unknown (c. 1957)
Mrs. Lida Jackson
Funeral services for Mrs. Lida Mae Inman
Jackson will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Bennett Baptist Church. Burial will
be in Mountainview Cemetery there,
Mrs. Jackson, who was born in Kansas on April 7, 1896, died Wednesday in her home in Bennett after an illness of two months. She was 79.
Surviving are her husband, Giles Jackson; three daughters, Mrs. Nina Hodges of Lakewood, Mrs. Lorraine Vair of Denver and Mrs. Bertha Perry of Hugo; a son, Benjamin Inman of Chula Vista, Calif.; 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
Rocky Mountain News - date unknown.
Mrs. Tom Rhodes Dies at Denver
Mrs. Christina L. Rhodes, 87, died yesterday at St. Anthony hospital
in Denver. She was born Sept. 12, 1886. She moved to Denver in April 1967 following the
death of her husband.
Survivors include three daughters; Mrs. Edna Maupin, Denver; Mrs. Lotttie Harrison, Wichita and Mrs. Lena Wayt, Claremore., Okla; a son; Leo Willey, August; three brothers; George Geyer, North Dakota; Lester Geyer, Kansas and a host of grandchildren and other relatives.
Graveside services will be Saturday morning at 10 o'clock with Rev. Orson Evans officiating.
Friends may call at the Weinmann-Price Funeral Home from Friday noon until service time.
Mrs. Roberta M.
DOYLE, 78, 2742 Waterdale Drive, died at home Friday (Dec. 31) following an
Born in Benton, Ky., Oct. 1, 1898, she was married in 1929 to John T. DOYLE at Broomfield, Colo.
Mrs. DOYLE moved to Loveland from Dweyer, Wyo., in 1945. Her husband died in 1971, Survivors include two sons, Edward W. HEINTZELMAN, Loveland and Ralph H. STRATTON, Cheyenne, Wyo., a brother, Ross INMAN, Picayune, Miss.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services are scheduled at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hunters' Garden Chapel with interment at Lakeside Cemetery in Loveland.
The Loveland Reporter-Herald Newspaper. Monday, January 3, 1977. Page 8.
Hunter Funeral Home is now owned by Allnut Funeral Services.
July 6, 1989
Richard L. Pennington
A resident of Fort Collins, CO
Richard L. Pennington of Fort Collins, CO died July 6, 1989. He was born May 19, 1923 in Greeley, CO to William and Myrtle Nelson Pennington. He married Janet Neuschwanger May 6, 1950 in Denver, CO He served in Iran during WW II. After the war, he graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor’s degree. He received his Masters from Colorado State University. He was a professor at Fort Lewis College in Durango and at Voc-Tech in Fort Collins.
As a Real Estate Broker, he owned a company and wrote courses and curriculum for his real
estate school. He is survived by his wife, Janet E. Pennington; Sons Richard L. Jr. of Sacramento, CA, and Jon Pennington of Littleton, CO and Anne Pennington of Greeley; a brother, Tom Pennington of Denver, CO; sisters Peggy Lanham of Grand Junction, CO and Betty Inman of Jacksonville, FL; and four grandchildren.
From THE PENNINGTON COUSINS' COURIER, Aug., 1989, CC8908.
Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - October 16, 1990, Page: B4
BURDETTE JAMES INMAN, 86, of Colorado Springs died Thursday at a local nursing
home. He was an accountant and church organist.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Swan-Law Funeral Home, 501 N. Cascade Ave. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, 1001 S. Hancock Ave.
Mr. Inman was born March 28, 1904, in Wattsburg, Pa., to Clyde and Ruth Inman.
He served in the Army in 1942 and 1943. Mr. Inman was active in the Methodist Church all of his life.
His father was a Methodist minister, and he started playing the organ for church services at a young age. Mr. Inman continued to play until he retired.
Newspaper Obituary-Denver Post, Denver, Colorado
Edna B. Maupin, Denver, Wife of the late Bert Maupin; mother of Ruth Brady, Wichita Falls, TX, Lloyd Maupin, Denver and Harvey Maupin, Watkins, CO; also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister of Lottie Harrison, Denver and Lena Wyatt, Anchorage, Alaska. Services, Olinger's Chaper, 16th & Boulder St., Tuesday 11 a.m. Interment, Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation at the mortuary, Monday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Arrangements by Olinger's 16th & Boulder.
Springs Gazette Telegraph - August 15, 1991, Page: B2
RUE ANN VORHIES, 52, of Woodland Park died Aug. 13, 1991, at a local hospital. She
was a real estate agent for Woodland Real Estate/Better Homes and Gardens.
Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. today at Swan-Law Funeral Home, 501 N. Cascade Ave. The
funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Woodland Park Community Church, Henrietta and Park
streets, Woodland Park, with the Rev. Del Hafer officiating. Burial will be at Woodland Park Cemetery.
Swan-Law is handling arrangements.
Mrs. Vorhies was born May 24, 1939, in Hutchinson, Kan., to Paul and Norma (Inman) Stafford.
She had lived in Colorado Springs since 1952.
Mrs. Vorhies was married Aug. 3, 1956, in Woodland Park to Jacob Vorhies, who survives.
She is also survived by two daughters, Janet Burrows and Stacey, both of Littleton.
Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - August 16, 1991, Page: B4
The obituary for Rue Ann Vorhies which appeared in Thursday's Gazette Telegraph contained
incorrect information. She had lived in Woodland Park since 1952. Her mother was Nora (Inman)
Springs Gazette Telegraph - March 02, 1992, Page: B4
RUTH MARIE INMAN, 50, of Colorado Springs died Feb. 29, 1992, at a local care center.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Swan-Law Funeral Home, 501 N. Cascade Ave.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Gardens Chapel, 3825 Airport Road, with the Rev. Marvin Vose officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Swan-Law is handling arrangements.
Miss Inman was born Jan. 6, 1942, in Stroud, Okla., to Charles E. and Alene R. (Turpin) Inman of Fountain.
Miss Inman also is survived by two brothers, Donald Gene of Colorado Springs, and Charles H. of Coos Bay, Ore.
Memorial contributions may be made to the music department at Central United Methodist Church, 4373 Galley Road, Colorado Springs 80915.
Springs Gazette Telegraph - November 02, 1992, Page: B8
CHARLES ELMER INMAN JR., 81, of Fountain died Oct. 31, 1992, at a local hospital. He
was a retired electrician with Malco Oil Refinery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today at Swan-Law Funeral Home, 501 N. Cascade Ave. The
funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Memorial Gardens Chapel, 3825 Airport Road, with the Rev. Marvin Vose officiating. Swan-Law Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Mr. Inman was born Aug. 14, 1911, in Stroud, Okla., to Charles and Virgie (Taylor) Inman.
He was a resident of the area since 1978.
Mr. Inman was in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during World War II, serving in Southeast Asia.
He married Alene (Turpin) Inman on Feb. 24, 1934, in Pawnee, Okla. She survives.
Mr. Inman also is survived by two sons, Donald of Colorado Springs and Charles H. of Coos Bay, Ore.; a half-brother, Carl Joyce of Seattle; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Ruth, and two sisters, Mary May Agnes Builtmar and Olivia Marie Spurgeon.
Springs Gazette Telegraph - July 01, 1993, Page: B4
INA M. DRAIN, 86, died June 28, 1993. She was a homemaker.
Private family services have been held. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, 1730 E. Fountain
Blvd., handled arrangements.
Mrs. Drain was born May 31, 1907, in Independence, Kan., to Joseph and Minnie (Henderson) Inman.
She had lived in the area since 1969. She also had lived in Pueblo and was a member of First
Presbyterian Church in Pueblo.
She was married March 21, 1925, in Colorado Springs to Oscar G. Drain, who died in 1966.
She is survived by a daughter, Phyllis A. Keller of Colorado Springs; one grandson; and three
great-grandsons. She had two brothers, Merle and Denzil, who are deceased.
Memorial contributions may be made to the "America the Beautiful" Pikes Peak, The Living Tribute Memorial, Pike National Forest, in care of Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs 80910.
August 07, 1993 - Source: Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph, Page: B12
MARY HELEN CHAPPELL, 77, of Colorado Springs, died Aug. 2, 1993, at a local hospital.
She was a bookkeeper.
Funeral services already have been held. Evergreen Funeral Home, Fountain and Union boulevards, handled arrangements.
Mrs. Chappell was born May 28, 1916, in Lawrenceville, Ill., to Earnest and Ruth (Inmon) Gosnell.
She had lived in the area since 1968.
Mrs. Chappell was a Women's Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) in the 1940s and she attained the rank of lieutenant. She flew secret missions, carrying documents and agents involved with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II. She had hundreds of hours flying B-17s, B-29s, C-46s, C-47s and C-54s.
She is survived by a son, Howard of Woodland Park; and two daughters, Nancy Salisbury of
Camargo, Okla., and Janet Cimino of Colorado Springs; and five grandchildren.
Publication Date: November 16, 1993 Source: Rocky Mountain News Page: 61a
EMMA INMAN, 93, of Longmont died Nov. 9 in Life Care Center.
Services were Nov. 11 in Howe Mortuary in Boulder. Interment was in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Inman was born in Denver and worked for the Baurs Co. She was a member of the Unity Church in Denver. She is survived by her daughter, Joyce Todd of Longmont; two sisters, Louise Leeman of Cheyenne and Nettie Killian of Mill Valley, Calif.; and two grandchildren.
Publication Date: January 02, 1994 Source: Rocky Mountain News Page: 101a
CURTIS ELDON KEIGHTLEY, 50, of Denver died Dec. 20 in Denver General
Services and burial were Dec. 22 in Fort Logan National Cemetery. Mr. Keightley was born March 25, 1943, in Sedalia, Mo. He was a welder.
He is survived by one son, Eldon Keightley of Denver; two daughters, Sheila McManus and Wendy Stevens, both of Denver; his mother, Georgia Phillips of Dora, Mo.; two sisters, Geneva Inman of Dora and Francis Tindall of Springfield, Mo.; and five grandchildren.
Publication Date: January 03, 1994 Source: Rocky Mountain News Page: 41a
CURTIS ELDON KEIGHTLEY, 50, of Denver died Dec. 20 at Denver General
Graveside services were Dec. 22 at Fort Logan National Cemetery. Mr. Keightley was born March 25, 1943, in Sedalia, Mo. He married Barbara Ann Dickens on Aug. 22, 1965, in San Angelo, Texas. He was a welder.
He is survived by two daughters, Sheila McManus and Wendy Stevens, both of Denver; one son, Eldon of Denver; his mother, Georgia Phillips of Dora, Mo.; two sisters, Geneva Inman of Dora and Francis Tindall of Springfield, Mo.; and five grandchildren.
Publication Date: January 09, 1994 Source: Rocky Mountain News Page: 113a
FLOYD DWAYNE CRAWFORD, 59, of Commerce City died Dec. 22 at
University Hospital. No services were held. The body was cremated. Mr. Crawford was born
Aug. 5, 1934, in Red Cloud, Neb. He was a welder.
He came to Denver from Nebraska in 1957. He was a volunteer for the Civil Air Patrol Search and Rescue Unit for more than 20 years. Surviving are a son, Donald of Northglenn; two daughters, Jean Inman of Cheyenne and Shelly Ball of Thornton; his parents, Evan and Ila of Bennett; three brothers, Tiny of Henderson, Galen of Watkins and Roger of Commerce City; and a sister, Vicki Baumgartner of Keenesburg.
Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - March 15, 1994, Page: B3
ZELMA J. INMAN, 60, a retired schoolteacher and cake decorator, died March 13, 1994,
at a local hospital.
The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Central United Methodist Church, 4373 Galley Road, with the Rev. Marvin Vose officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, 1001 S. Hancock Ave.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd.
Mrs. Inman was born Nov. 8, 1933, in Colorado Springs to Roy and Jeanne (McMillin) Knull.
She was married May 11, 1957, in Artesia, N.M., to Donald G. Inman, who survives.
She is also survived by a son, John C. of Colorado Springs; a daughter, Donna K. of Arvada; a
brother, John C. Knull of Colorado Springs; a sister, Phyllis Butler of Colorado Springs; and two
Mrs. Inman returned to Colorado Springs in 1976 and had been a resident since then.
She graduated from Colorado Springs High School and the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.
She was honored by the Girl Scouts-Wagon Wheel Council in their 1994 Women of Distinction
ceremony, and was recognized by President George Bush as one of the 1,000 Points of Light. Mrs.
Inman was a past president of and active in Central United Methodist Women. She worked as a
Sunday school teacher and a senior tutor trainer for Laubach Literacy Action, and also helped establish the Adult Literacy Network.
Memorial contributions may be made to Central United Methodist Church, 4373 Galley Road, Colorado Springs 80915, or to Laubach Literacy, Box 131, Syracuse, N.Y. 13209.
Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - April 07, 1994, Page: B6
WILLIAM O. GEURIN, 72, an archivist for the federal government, died April 2, 1994, in
The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Evergreen Funeral Home, Fountain and Union boulevards, with the Rev. Kurt Brenner officiating. Burial will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mr. Geurin was born Feb. 14, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., to William O. and Charlotte (Patrick) Geurin.
He was married to Darlene Geurin, who survives.
He also is survived by three sons, William P. of Liberal, Kan., Jonathan of Colorado Springs and Earl Rippetoe of Barstow, Calif.; four daughters, Sara McAlpin of Metairie, La., Cindy of Jackson, Mo., Orriene Inman of Colorado Springs and Janice Cromwell of Arvada; a sister, Mary Frances Terry of Arkansas; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He had one son, Ronald, who is deceased.
Mr. Geurin served in the Army during World War II and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, as well as a life member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 26.
Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - March 09, 1995, Page: B4
JOE BEN ABILA, 71, who was retired, died March 8, 1995, at his Colorado Springs home.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, 1730 E.
Fountain Blvd. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home's "America the
Beautiful" Chapel of Roses. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Chama Cemetery, Red Wing.
Mr. Abila was born May 15, 1923, in Red Wing to Jose Benjamin and Benedicta (Valdez) Abila.
He was married to Shirley M. Johnson, who died in 1993.
He is survived by four sons, Ben of Canon City and Larry, Robert and Jerry, all of Colorado Springs; three daughters, Rose Pitney of Clearwater, Fla., Ann Applegate of Colorado Springs and Darlene Bilyeu of Anadarko, Okla.; three stepchildren, Chuck Inman of Grand Junction, Billy Jean Thomas of Nebraska and Neil Inman of Grand Junction; five brothers, Tony, Toby and David, all of Colorado Springs, Gilbert of Walsenburg and Sergio of Gardner; a sister, Mary Santistivan of Colorado Springs; 27 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. He had four brothers who are deceased.
Mr. Abila had been an area resident for many years and enjoyed collecting antiques.
Memorial contributions may be made to the "America the Beautiful" Pikes Peak - The Living Tribute Memorial, Pike National Forest, in care of the Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs 80910.
Denver Post March 25, 1995, Page: D-08
Steven Alan Voss of Denver, a computer programmer, died March 4 in Lakewood. He was 41. There was cremation and no services were held.
He was born Nov. 24, 1953, in Denver. He graduated from Kennedy High School in 1971 and from Colorado State University in 1975. Voss attended Christ Congregational Church.
He is survived by his mother, Clara Voss, Denver; a brother, Bill, Olathe; and two sisters, Barbara Inman, Denver, and Margaret Cutting, Eagle River, Alaska.
Contributions may be made to Christ Congregational Church, 2500 S. Sheridan Blvd., Denver 80227; or to the Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado, 234 Columbine St., Denver 80206.
Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - June 09, 1995, Page: B8
RUTH ESTHER CORKINS, 86, who retired as a spot welder from Sperry Rand Corp. in
Elmira, N.Y., died June 6, 1995, in Colorado Springs.
Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. today at Mountain View Mortuary, 2350 Montebello Square Drive. The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary's chapel, with the Rev. Deborah Tinsley officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave.
Mrs. Corkins was born Sept. 9, 1908, in Kane, Pa., to Leo and Maude Stanton Paugh.
She was married to Lawrence Corkins, who is deceased.
She is survived by a son, Richard of Colorado Springs; five sisters, Kathleen Page, Lillian Inman,
Dorothy Russell and Geraldine Mullett, all of Olean, N.Y., and Adeline Aloia of St. Petersburg, Fla.;
five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Corkins had been an area resident for one year and previously lived in Elmira. She was a former member of St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Olean.
Source: Denver Post Page: C-07 July 1, 1995
Patricia A. Fleming Waitress, bartender, 54
Patricia A. Fleming of Brighton, a waitress and bartender, died Wednesday at home. She was 54.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Rice Mortuary, 100 S. Third Ave., Brighton. There was cremation.
She was born March 19, 1941, in Big Springs, Neb. On Dec. 19, 1969, she married Larry A. Fleming in Lakewood.
Mrs. Fleming enjoyed playing bingo.
She is survived by her husband; two sons, Wesley D. Ross and Marty J. Ross; her parents, Roy Irvin and Martha Kruger; two sisters, Darlene Inman and Maxine Erickson; and five grandchildren.
Source: Denver POST Page: B-05 July 3, 1995
Patricia A. Fleming Brighton homemaker, 54
Patricia A. Fleming of Brighton, a homemaker, died Wednesday at home. She was 54.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. today at Rice Mortuary, 100 S. Third Ave., Brighton.
She was born March 19, 1941, in Big Springs, Neb. She graduated from Julesburg High School. On Dec. 19, 1969, she married Larry A. Fleming in Lakewood.
She enjoyed playing bingo.
She is survived by her husband; two sons, Wesley D. Ross and Marty J. Ross; her father, Roy Irvin; two sisters, Darlene Inman and Maxine Erickson; and five grandchildren.
October 11, 1995 - Source: Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph, Page: B3
IVA ANICE DROMMOND, 96, a homemaker, died Oct. 9, 1995, at a local hospital.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Love Funeral Home, 225 F Ave., Limon. The
funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Gardens Chapel, 3825 Airport Road, with the Rev.
Robert Spears officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Mrs. Drommond was born Dec. 12, 1898, in Hutton Valley, Mo., to John Franklin Spears and Eliza Rouvilla Martha Drucilla Innman.
She was married May 1, 1918, in Squirrel Creek to Ernest L. Drommond, who is deceased.
She is survived by two daughters, Betty Pickenpaugh of Elizabeth and Alberta McKim-Moreland of Simla; a brother, Floyd Spears of Colorado Springs; 14 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Silver Key Senior Services, 2250 Bott Ave., Colorado
Source: Denver POST Page: F-17 February 22, 1996
Thomas J. Gordon Bank executive, 53
Thomas J. Gordon of Denver, a bank executive, died Feb.13, in Aurora. He was 53.
Services were Feb. 15 at Horan & McConaty Mortuary. Interment was in Fairmount Cemetery.
He was born Oct. 20, 1942, in Detroit, Mich. He graduated from Gross Pointe High School in Gross Pointe, Mich. He received a bachelors degree from the Univerisity of Michigan and a juris doctorate from Wayne University. On Jan. 10, 1986, he married Beverly H. Inman in Denver.
He was employed by Colorado State Bank as a senior vice president and executive trust officer. He was also a member of the bank's board of directors. He was a past chairman of the Rocky Mountain Estate Planning Council.
He is survived by his wife; two sons, T.J., Denver, and Todd, Chicago; a stepson, Robert C. Raak, Denver; a stepdaughter, Susan A. Scofield, Grand Junction; a sister, Donna Gordon, Highlands Ranch; and three grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to the Rocky Mountain National Park Associates, Estes Park, 80517.
Source: Denver Post Page:B-07 August 26, 1996
Caroline F.W. Robinson Denver homemaker, 78 Caroline F. Weston
Robinson of Denver, a homemaker, died Friday in Thornton. She was 78.
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. today in Fort Logan National Cemetery.
She was born April 18, 1919, in Waterloo, Iowa. In 1948, she married John Robinson in Denver. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by a daughter, Gloria Foellmer, Westminster; three sons, Jack D. Robinson, Atlanta, Weston Robinson, Houston, and Thomas Inman, Denver; a brother, Dudley Weston,
Denver; 16 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Source: Denver POST Page: B-09 August 28, 1996
Janella Cleo Inman
Aurora homemaker, 74 Janella Cleo Inman of Aurora, a homemaker, died Thursday. She was 74.
A service was held Saturday at Aurora Community Baptist Church. There was cremation.
She was born Sept. 20, 1921, in Elkhart, Kan.
Mrs. Inman was a charter member of Aurora Community Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Otha "Bob" Inman; a daughter, Rokell Pittman, Duluth, Ga.; and two grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to Aurora Community Baptist Church or to the American Cancer Society, 2255 S. Oneida St., Denver 80224.
Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - September 18, 1996, Page: B4
FLOYD R. "SPARKY" SPEARS, 88, of ColColrado Springs died Sept. 16, 1996, at a local
care center. He was the owner of Spears Wheel Shop.
Friends may call from 1 to 6 p.m. today at Nolan Funeral Home, 225 N. Weber St. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 701 N. 20th St. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Ave.
Mr. Spears was born March 16, 1908, in Tulsa, Okla., to Frank and Eliza (Inman) Spears.
He was married Oct. 29, 1932, in Castle Rock to Mary Raufer, who died in 1988.
He is survived by a son, Robert Spears of Burlington; three daughters, Carolyn Shaver and Evalyn Murr, both of Colorado Springs, and Shirley Moore of the Bronx, N.Y.; a special friend, Sally Cline of Colorado Springs; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters.
Mr. Spears graduated from Colorado Springs High School in 1929. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and the Moose Lodge and active with various senior citizen clubs.
He had also worked for Udick Tire Shop for more than 40 years. He had lived in Colorado Springs for many years.
Memorial contributions may be made to Silver Key Senior Services, 2250 Bott Ave., Colorado Springs 80904.
Source: Denver POST: Page: G-45 December 7, 1996
Alea "Pomey' Pomeroy Registered nurse, 68
Alea "Pomey" Pomeroy of Arvada, a registered nurse, died Nov. 30 in Wheat Ridge. She was 68.
A mass was said Wednesday at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 12735 W. 58th Ave. in Arvada.
There was cremation.
She was born April 22, 1928, in Golden. Pomeroy was a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.
She is survived by a sister, Leona Inman, Golden.
Contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1777 S. Harrison St., Denver 80210.
Source: Denver POST Page: G-45 December 7, 1996
Florence May Pankow Homemaker, 69
Florence May Pankow of Littleton, a homemaker, died Nov. 28 at Porter Care Hospital.
She was 69.
Services were Tuesday at Crown Hill Cemetery. Interment was in Crown Hill Cemetery.
She was born May 7, 1927 in Illinois. On June 8, 1947 she married Paul E. Pankow in Illinois.
She was a member of Women of the Mouse. She is survived by her husband; two sons, Paul E. Jr., Littleton, and Edward A., Bollingbrook, Ill.; and a daughter, Lewanda J. Fields, LaPorte.
Source: Denver POST Page: B-05 January 14, 1997
Jasper D. Sayre Jr. Airline employee, 73
Jasper D. Sayre Jr. of Aurora, a retired airline employee, died Dec. 26 in South Carolina. He was 73.
Services were Jan. 2 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Aurora. Interment was in Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver.
Sayre was born April 5, 1923, in Columbus, Ohio. He served in the Army as a corporal. His wife, Leopoldine, preceded him in death.
He was very active in his church and enjoyed traveling and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by a daughter, Donna Inmon, Commerce City; a son, Carl, Westminster; a brother, Joe, South Carolina; and two grandchildren.
21, 1997 - Source: Denver Post, Page: B-05
Raymond A. Richards of Lakewood, a diesel mechanic and service manager, died Feb. 23 in Englewood. He was 70.
Graveside services were March 10 at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Des Moines, Iowa.
He was born April 9, 1926, in Huron, S.D. On Sept. 29, 1955, he married Lelah F. Inman in Omaha.
He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He retired from Rollins Truck Leasing in 1991.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Bob, Kiowa; four daughters, Jeane Johnson, Ankeny, Iowa, Judi Miller, Kenosha, Wis., Janet Stephens, Kingsland, Ga., and Joice Trout, Lees Summit, Mo.; a brother, Stan, Evansdale, Iowa; two sisters, Edna Wineland, Knoxville, Iowa, and Roma Kline, Des Moines; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 1600 Race St., Denver 80206.
March 29, 1997 - Source: Denver Post, Page: B-05
Reese W. Scott of Lakewood, a retired manager, died March 21 at Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center. He was 78.
Services were Tuesday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Interment was in Fort Logan National
He was born Nov. 8, 1918, in Caldwell County, Ky. He served in the Army during World War II. On Sept. 29, 1945, he married Maxine Inman in Stuttgart, Ark.
Scott retired from Gates Rubber Co. He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his wife; two sons, Reese, Denver, and Roger, Houston; a daughter, Karen
Andersen, Sunnyvale, Calif.; a sister, Arrohawana Padgett, Lake City, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, c/o the School Tuition Fund, 2100
Wadsworth Blvd., Lakewood 80215.
June 12, 1997 - Source: The Gazette, Page: NEWS4
CHARLES HERBERT "CHUCK" WATKINS, 74, died June 5, 1997, in Canon City. He
worked for the post office for 32 years, retiring as a postal carrier for the Florence Post Office in
1972. He also was a self-employed carpenter.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Canon City, with the Rev. Dennis Sillaman officiating. Private burial is planned. Holt Family Funeral Home in Canon City is handling arrangements.
Mr. Watkins was born Oct. 15, 1922, in Simla to Charles W. and Sylvia M. (Hope) Watkins.
He was married for 54 years to Bertha Emrich, who lives in Canon City.
He also is survived by three children, Richard C. "Dick" of Denver, Sharon L. Inmon of Blaine, Minn., and Linda K. of Aurora; a brother, Harold of Florence; a sister, Rozetta Lieber of Fowler; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A brother, Donald, was killed in World War II.
Mr. Watkins graduated from Florence High School in 1941. He served in the Army during World War II. He enjoyed his family, friends, bowling, traveling and woodworking.
He had lived in Canon City for the past few years, previously living in Simla.
Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Hospice, in care of Holt Family Funeral Home, 806 Macon Ave., Canon City 81212.
Source: Denver Post - June 14, 1997, Page: B-05
Lorene J. Stout of Littleton, a teacher, author and poet, died Sunday in Springfield, Mo. She was 87.
Services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Crown Hill Cemetery, 7777 W. 29th Ave.,
She was born Lorene Inman on Feb. 26, 1910, in Randolph County, Ark. On Nov. 14, 1930, she married Carl C. Stout in Randolph County. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by two sons, Karl D., Englewood, and Ronald I., Southern Pines, N.C.; a daughter, Betty B. Poehlman, Greenville, N.C.; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to the Christian Living Campus Foundation, 4751 E. Costilla Ave., Littleton 80122.
Source: Denver Post Page: B-09, August 6, 1997
Gene Douglas "Doug" Wilkie of Arvada, a retired police officer, died July 23 at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver. He was 67.
Graveside services were July 28 at Fort Logan National Cemetery.
He was born Nov. 1, 1929, in Madisonville, Ky. On July 4, 1952, he married Revia Earline Inman in Colorado Springs. He served the Arvada Police Department, where he was a police captain, for 25 years. He was also an Army veteran.
He was a member of Disabled American Veterans.
He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Janis L. Hill, Lakewood, and Patricia Ann Feinzilberg, Delray Beach, Fla.; a brother, Marvin L., Arvada; a sister, Juanita D. Windes, Arvada; three grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to the Arvada Covenant Church Building Fund, 6925 Carr St., Arvada 80004.
August 26, 1997 - Source: Denver Post, Page: B-07
Caroline F. Weston Robinson of Denver, a homemaker, died Friday in Thornton. She was 78.
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. today in Fort Logan National Cemetery.
She was born April 18, 1919, in Waterloo, Iowa. In 1948, she married John Robinson in Denver. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by a daughter, Gloria Foellmer, Westminster; three sons, Jack D. Robinson, Atlanta, Weston Robinson, Houston, and Thomas Inman, Denver; a brother, Dudley Weston, Denver; 16 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The Gazette - September 24, 1997, Page: NEWS4
JAMES D. RACKLEY SR., 53, died Sept. 19, 1997, at a local hospital. He was a foreman
for the Colorado Department of Highways.
Services will be held in Conway, S.C. Alternative Funeral Services, 3407 N. El Paso St., is handling local arrangements.
Mr. Rackley was born July 1, 1944, in Horry, S.C., to Henry and Mildred (Adams) Rackley.
He was married in 1971 in Conway to Marjorie Nell Caison, who is deceased.
He is survived by a son, James of Colorado Springs; a daughter, Cindy Chestnut of Conway; a sister, Geraldine Inman of Conway; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Wendell.
Mr. Rackley served in the Army for two years. He loved football, tennis and all sports. He was a very honest, hard-working person who had many friends and never said an ill thing about anyone.
He had lived in Colorado Springs for two years.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 619 N. Nevada Ave.,
Colorado Springs 80903.
The Gazette - October 06, 1997, Page: NEWS2
ANNA B. SEWELL, 99, died Oct. 4, 1997, at a local care center. She was a homemaker.
The funeral will be held at 4 p.m. today at Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., with the Rev. Dr. Morgan Thompson officiating. Burial will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver.
Mrs. Sewell was born Oct. 6, 1897, in Baird, Texas, to John Thomas and Adly Florence (Brannon) West, who are deceased.
She was married Jan. 2, 1924, in Aguilar to Ole Edward Sewell, who is deceased.
She is survived by a son, Dan B. of Palm Desert, Calif.; two sisters, Willie Kilgore of Clifton and Lois Inman of Roswell, N.M.; three granchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Donald G. Sewell; and two brothers, J.B. West and Lowell West.
Mrs. Sewell enjoyed fly fishing, horseback riding and driving. She was a godly woman who was
faithful to her family and friends.
She was a lifelong resident of Colorado Springs.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Colorado Springs, 12 N. Meade, Colorado Springs 80909.
Walters, Ruth M.
Ruth M. Walters - Pueblo Chieftain - January 17, 1998 - Ruth M. Walters, 84, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 14, 1998. Born May 19, 1913, in Fredonia, Kan., to Gus and Vera (Swain) Charlen. Survived by children, James L. Walters, Judith A. (Patrick) Radcliffe, and Howard J. (Lidia) Walters III. Also survived by a brother, Kenneth Reed of Kansas- and sister, Nadine Walker of Oklahoma- niece, Barbara (Ben Stutheit) Inman- seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren- as well as a host of loved ones, relatives and friends. She was retired from the Colorado State Hospital and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Publication Date: November 14, 1998 Source: Denver Rocky Mountain News
JAMES CECIL Inman, 65, of Denver died in Thornton on Nov. 7.
Services were Nov. 12, with burial at Fort Logan National Cemetery.
Mr. Inman was born in Rocky Ford on Oct. 2, 1933. He married Doris Heidkamper, 1958. He served in the Army. He was a salesman and manager in the food industry. Survivors include his wife; sons Richard of Oregon, Ernest of Castle Rock, Donald of Denver, Joseph of Nevada; mother Grace of Kansas; brother Edward of Ohio; sister Darlene Tofflemire of Alabama, Sharon Wilhelm of Kansas; eight grandchildren.
DAVID WAYNE INMAN, 42, of Brighton died Jan. 16. Services were Jan. 20, with burial at Elmwood Cemetery. Mr. Inman was born in Daytona Beach, Fla., on Dec. 25, 1956. He married Trudy L. Schulz, 1982. He owned and operated Ranch Plumbing & Heating. Survivors include his wife; sons Joseph of Thornton, Justin and Nicholas, both of Brighton; parents Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Patton of Brighton; brothers Ronald of Florida, Michael Quintane of Thornton; sister Valarie Brickman of Thornton.
January 23, 1999 - Denver Rocky Mountain News
PATRICIA LOU FAIR, 70, of Denver died Sept. 19 in Littleton. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, at First Universalist Church, 4101 E. Hampden Ave., with burial at Fort Logan National Cemetery. Mrs. Fair was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Dec. 29, 1928. She married D.W. Hornbrook, 1984. She was a teacher and a member of First Universalist Church. Survivors include daughters April of Denver, Ruth Perelstein of California; sons Michael of California, Paul of Denver; brother Kenneth Wolfe of Minnesota; sisters Kathryn Maack of Nebraska, Alice Inman of Missouri; five grandchildren.
September 22, 1999 - Denver Rocky Mountain News
BERNICE (HEMBREE) WAAS
Mrs. Waas, 77, died Oct. 23, 2000, in Colorado Springs. She was a retired mental health aide.
Mrs. Waas was born Dec. 4, 1922, in Oklahoma to Sam and Johnnie Hembree, who
are deceased. She was married to Doyle M. Waas, who is deceased.
She is survived by three daughters, Sheila Hillegeist, Jeanette Boatright and Judith
Inman; a brother, Leon Hembree; and four grandchildren.
Services will be today at the Havana Baptist Church, Havana, Ark. Burial will be at Havana
Cornwell Funeral Service, P.O. Box 597, Danville, Ark., (501) 495-2525, is handling
www.gazette.com (Colorado Springs)
Matthew Benjamin Inman
Matthew Benjamin Inman of Gunnison died Jan. 16 (2001). Inman was 28. He graduated from Green Mountain High School in 1991 and then attended Western State College in Gunnison. He met and married his wife, Allison, in Gunnison in 1993. Inman graduated from Western State with a degree in economics in 1997. He was employed as a business banker with Wells Fargo in Gunnison for the past 2 1/2 years. His wife, son Benjamin, daughter Bailey, parents Lowell and Jan, brothers Sam and Andy, sisters Joanna, Amy and Taryn, grandparents Lowell and Charlotte Inman and Jerry and Jean Vinyard and great-grandmother Elizabeth Self survive him.
Vera M. Sabotnik
May 4, 1918 - May 26, 2001
Vera M. Sabotnik of Boulder died Saturday, May 26, 2001, at Boulder Community Hospital. She was 83.
The daughter of Stephen Inman and Pearl McNary Inman, she was born May 4, 1918, in Martinsville, Ill. She married Lonnie Abrams and Glenn Connelly, both of whom preceded her in death. She married Rex Sabotnik on Nov. 25, 1972, in Boulder. He died in November 1991.
She was a homemaker. She had lived in Boulder since 1964.
Mrs. Sabotnik was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Boulder. She also was active in the Boulder County Democratic Party, serving as an election judge.
She enjoyed sewing, cooking, reading and writing poetry.
Survivors include two daughters, Norma Martin of Boulder and Elaine Connelly of Denver; four sons, Lonnie Abrams of Clinton, Ind., Harold Connelly of Casey, Ill., Edgar Connelly of Longmont, and Gerald Connelly of Camby; one sister, Maureen Snearly of Casey; five stepsons, Peter Sabotnik of Boulder, Rex Sabotnik of Denver, Steve Rasmussen, John Sabotnik and Edward Sabotnik; 24 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Services were held May 31 at Trinity Lutheran Church.
Contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Boulder Valley, 2323 55th St., Boulder, CO 80301.
Howe Mortuary handled arrangements.
www.thedailycamera.com - 8/12/2001
Inman, Mildred M.
Mildred M. Inman - Pueblo Chieftain - November 06, 2002 - Mildred M. Inman, 92, passed away Nov. 3, 2002. Survived by her children, Denzil J. Inman, Centennial, Colo., and Doris Green, Pinole, Calif.; brother, John Aldrich, Denver, Colo.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild and several other relatives. Born April 2, 1910, in Eva, Okla., and had been a Pueblo resident since the 1920s. Preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Merle R. Inman. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 3 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel Mausoleum at Mountain View Cemetery, 1315 Acero. The family will host a reception following the service and the scattering of her remains in the Mountain View Scattering Garden.
Crader, Kelly E.
Kelly E. Crader - Pueblo Chieftain - August 17, 2003 - Kelly E. Crader, 89, passed away Aug. 13, 2003. Survived by children, Darlene (James) Colby, Pueblo, and Doyle Inman, Afton, Okla. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.
Mary Louise Inman
Graveside services for Mary Louise Inman will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14 at the Garnet Mesa Cemetery in Delta, Colo.
Mary was born on Feb. 16, 1919 in Delta County to Joseph Dedrick and Ida Emma (Kammerman) Lawson. She passed away on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002 at the Valley Inn Nursing Home in Mancos. She was 82.
On December 30, 1945, Mary wed William Inman. She remained a devoted member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church since 1938. Mary will always be remembered and respected by all children and adults who knew her. Mary was a registered nurse who dedicated her life to nursing.
A kind-hearted woman, Mary always found the time to cook and bake for her neighbors. She also enjoyed working with dolls, quilting, and did a little painting. Fond of the outdoors Mary enjoyed hunting and hiking. She also took pleasure in nature and animals.
Surviving Mary are her two brothers and their wives, Howard and Margaret Lawson of Fontana, Calif., and Everett and Virginia Lawson of Cortez.
Services will be under the direction of the Ertel Funeral Home.
Cortez Journal, The (Nov/1/2003)
Elizabeth M. Self
Elizabeth M. Self, 91, of Durango the former owner of the Travel Inn Lodge on Eighth Avenue died on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, in Aztec. She died of heart failure, said her daughter, Jean Meister Vinyard.
Mrs. Self was born July 28, 1912, in Mosca, the daughter of Lena (Dunnington) O'Toole and William R. O'Toole.
She married Delbert Meister, and in 1937 they moved to Durango and bought the Travel Inn Lodge. They later divorced and she was single for many years, first working for Wall Drug Store, then for Burns National Bank.
She married Ray Self in 1958, and they lived on a ranch on the Florida River, three miles north of Elmore's Store where they enjoyed a camp and picnic grounds on the tree-shaded river, until Mr. Self's death in 1988.
In 1990, Mrs. Self moved to Forest Avenue in Durango; later to Sunshine Gardens, then The Bridge in Farmington and, most recently to Four Corners Care Center.
Mrs. Self was a member of Community Hospital Auxiliary. She was also a volunteer helper for many people who needed assistance with doctor's appointments, grocery shopping and personal needs.
She was a member of Florida Grange and was named Grange Citizen of the Year in 1991. She enjoyed gardening, crafts and playing with her grandchildren.
Mrs. Self was preceded in death by her daughter, Joan Meister Metz, and her infant son, William H. Meister.
She is survived by her daughter, Jean Meister Vinyard of Wickenberg, Ariz.; her brother, Keith O'Toole of Sacramento, Calif.; her sisters, Rose Frasier of San Luis Obispo, Calif., and Eunice Webster of San Diego; her stepchildren: Margaret Barr of Farmington and Lorelei Barnes of Durango; her 10 grandchildren: Jan Inman of Denver, Jeff Vinyard of Denver, Debbie Donahue of Durango, Rocky Metz of Cedar Hill, N.M., Shari Yerkes of Corona, Calif., David Barr of Silver City, N.M., Ray Barr of Albuquerque, Lori Ott of Durango, Levi Barnes and Dusty Barnes, both of Durango; her 25 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Florida Mesa Presbyterian Church, County Road 130, Durango. The Rev. Dan Straw will officiate. Cremation has taken place.
Durango Herald (Dec/6/2003)
John B. Petek - March 10, 2004
John B. Petek, 73, went to his eternal resting place on March 5, 2004, in Pueblo, Colo. Born Jan. 12, 1931, in Pueblo, Colo., to John and Gizella Petek, who preceded him along with a brother, Joseph Petek; and sister, Elizabeth Inman. Survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Sharon of Beulah; children, Cheryl (Ron) Johnson, Shannon Petek of Pueblo, Kathy Petek of Beulah, John (Paul) Petek of Temple, Texas; grandchildren, David (Julie) Petek, Jennifer (Kenny) Padilla, Sara Valdez, Dennis L. Valdez Jr., Joseph Petek, Nicholas (Nikki) Petek and Amanda (Gary) Grinstead; great-grandchildren, Kiana, Hannah, Brandon, Mya and Eric. John was a member of Mount Carmel Parish. He retired from CF&I roll shop after 33 years of service. John was active in the Eagles Aerie No. 145, past chairman and member of Beulah Yule Log for 25 years. He was a lifetime member and past president of the Steel City Ramblers, one of Pueblo's first motorcycle clubs, American Motorcycle Association, and the retired Steelworkers Club Local Union 2102. John went to Sturgis every year since its beginning and loved his motorcycles, dogs, cats and blueberry doughnuts. He was a hard-working man and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Per his request, cremation with no viewing. Memorial service, 10:30 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Beulah Fire Department through the funeral home office in his memory.
Ebrecht, Dorothy May
Dorothy May Goddard Ebrecht - Pueblo Chieftain - March 31, 2004 - Dorothy May Goddard Ebrecht entered this life Dec. 16, 1915, in Grand Junction, Colo., and departed this life March 27, 2004, in Pueblo, Colo. Dorothy left to join her parents, Lloyd and Minnie Goddard, Henry Collett; her husband, Edward Eugene “Gene” Ebrecht; son, Joseph Henry “Joe” Ebrecht; and her faithful companion, Kris. Dorothy will be missed by her brother, Russell Goddard, Lynn (Mark) Stevens, Keith Ebrecht, Bob Inman; as well as Jeanette and Iris. Following Dorothy's wishes, there will be no public viewing or services. Cremation has taken place.
Audra Maxine Herring - April 07, 2004
Audra Maxine Herring, daughter of Ottie and Effie May Mitchell Inman, was born Feb. 2, 1914, in Salem, Mo.; and passed away April 4, 2004, at the age of 90 years and two months. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Harold Herring, in 1967; her parents; two brothers, Clarence and Clyde Inman; and one sister, Marie Inman. Maxine is survived by one daughter, Ruth Ann (Edward) Pearl; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, John (Andrea) Pearl and newly-born, Thomas of Saranac Lake, N.Y., Ted (Gabrielle) Pearl and five-month-old Jackson of Fort Collins, Colo., and Suzanne Pearl and 12-year-old Jimmy of Pueblo West, Colo. Also surviving are three nephews, Dr. Max Inman of St. Louis, Mo., Ronald Inman and Ray Inman; and one niece, Norma Jean Grogan, all of Salem, Mo. Maxine and John began operating an oil marketing business in 1936, with the Sinclair Oil Co. and moved to Sedalia, Mo., in 1957, where they owned the Sinclair Bulk Plant. After John's death, Maxine moved to Columbia, Mo., to be close to her family; and became a successful realtor until she retired at the age of 72. She was a past member of the Presbyterian Church, and enjoyed playing bridge. She moved to Pueblo in 1998, and had just recently renewed her driver's license for five more years. Her life always was filled with children and sports. During the 50s, she taught kindergarten and was mother advisor for the Salem Rainbow Girls. She was on one of the first women's basketball teams when she was in high school, and played lots of golf on sand greens. She even had season tickets for years to watch her University of Missouri Basketball Team play. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held later in Salem, Mo. A fund has been set up at the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, and anyone wishing may make a donation to the Pueblo YMCA in her memory. Also, please visit Maxine's memorial at www.mem.com.
The Pueblo Chieftain, (Apr/13/2004)
Wilda Mae Hays Inman of Longmont died Saturday, April 24, 2004, at her home. She was 82.
She was born July 21, 1921, to Clifford J. and Bessie (Schoolcraft) Hays.
She was known throughout her life as “MeMe,” a name created by one of her nieces.
Mrs. Inman graduated from Longmont High School with the class of 1939, and worked at the J.C. Penney store on Main Street.
On Sept. 19, 1953, she married Donald “Don” O. Inman in Littleton. The couple lived in Longmont for most of their married life.
She was a talented seamstress and enjoyed all aspects of homemaking.
Mrs. Inman was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Jackson Peterson.
She is survived by her husband of Longmont; a sister, Georgella “Georgie” Kupilik and her husband Fred of Allenspark; four nieces, Dalene Sheeder, Kay Orona, Ruth Colby and Annie Crane; two nephews, Ken Kupilik and John Kupilik; and numerous great- and great-great-nieces and -nephews.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 22, at Howe Mortuary in Longmont. The Rev. Rex Roth will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Longmont United Hospital Foundation, 1380 Tulip St., Suite A, Longmont 80501 or the charitable organization of your choice.
Daily Times-Call (Apr/30/2004)
Bennie M. Rule (1933-2004)
Former Steamboat Springs resident and longtime Alaskan Ben Rule died peacefully at his home on July 25, 2004. Rule, 70, was surrounded by his wife, children and a brother at the time of his death.
Ben was born Oct. 5, 1933, in Phillipsburg, Kan., to Vyrus and Vivian Rule. The family moved to Steamboat Springs in 1938. Ben attended Steamboat Springs High School, from which he graduated in 1951.
He married Norieta Webber on June 6, 1954.
Ben and his family moved to Alaska in 1957, making their first home in Sutton. In 1961 they moved to Soldotna, and in 1966 they moved to their current home in Anchorage.
He worked as a teamster line driver, accomplishing more than 30 years of accident-free driving. Ben was a devoted and respected member of Teamster Local 959, and he was an active union supporter throughout his life.
After his retirement in 1991, Ben stayed busy by working as a diesel mechanic and helping his wife sell Horizon Lubricant products.
Ben loved fishing, motor-homing, boating in Homer, playing guitar, writing songs and poetry, and most of all, good times with family and friends. He was a generous man who lived every day to its fullest. His guidance, good humor and storytelling will be missed. His bravery during his short battle with cancer was inspirational.
Ben was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Verle Rule and Raymond Rule.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Norieta; a son, Joe Rule and his wife, Leslie; three daughters, Benita Hamilton and her husband, Brian, Karen Hill and her husband, John, and Barbara Inman and her husband, Mike; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Jimmie Rule of Hotchkiss; and an extended family of dear friends.
A memorial service was held July 30, 2004, at the Teamsters Local 959 building in Anchorage.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to Hospice of Anchorage, 500 W. International Airport Road, Suite C, Anchorage, AK, 99518.
Steamboat Pilot - Sunday, August 1, 2004
Jean McKinney of Longmont died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004, at Longmont United Hospital. She was 77.
She was born Alma Jean Martin on Dec. 18, 1926, in Morgantown, W.Va., to Charles Elmer and Emma Jane (Skiles) Martin. She grew up in Morgantown and attended Morgantown High School. She moved to the Longmont area at age 16.
She married Roy F. McKinney on Feb. 9, 1946, in Loveland. The couple lived and raised their family in Longmont.
Mrs. McKinney worked for several years as an industrial seamstress with the Broomfield-based Allen Co. until her retirement in 2000.
She enjoyed quilting and crocheting and made gifts for her family. She also enjoyed fishing, the Colorado outdoors and spending time with her family.
Mrs. McKinney was preceded in death by a sister, June Maberry; a brother, Robert Martin; and an infant son, Rory Carl McKinney.
She is survived by her husband of Longmont; two daughters, Rea Dawn Inman and her husband Charlie of Longmont, and Patty Ann Shannon and her husband Chuck of Cañon City; two sons, Thomas Eugene McKinney and his wife Marlo of Longmont, and Timothy McKinney and his wife Connie of Loveland; a sister, Mary Lee Maberry and her husband Orville of Aurora; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
No visitation is planned. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. today, Friday, Nov. 12, at Foothills Gardens of Memory. Chaplain T. R. Sheforgen will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to HospiceCare of Boulder and Broomfield Counties, 2594 Trailridge Drive East, Lafayette 80026.
Daily Record (Nov/14/2004)
Frank Thomas Inman
Tom will be spending his first Christmas with Jesus this year He was born at home in Beaver City, Nebraska to Nelle and Harry Inman on August 3, 1924 and departed for his heavenly home on December 20, 2007. He graduated from Beaver City High School and Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kansas where he met the love of his life, Geneva Pearl Heinrichs. They were married on August 19, 1950. In 1953 he graduated Suma Cum Laude from Grace Seminary. They moved to Denver, CO where he was the Pastor of Denver Grace Brethren Church from 1954-1970. In August 1970 they moved with their children to Colorado Springs, where he started a new church, Colorado Springs Grace Brethren. He served there until his retirement in 1994. After his retirement he continued to serve the church in many areas including helping with the children's ministry. Tom served on the Board of Grace College and Seminary for 30 years. In addition, he was a substitute teacher for 50 years. Tom's passion in life was to lead people to Christ, to shepherd them and encourage them to also serve the Lord. He used his artistic talents in numerous capacities including sermons with "Chalk Talks" creative décor for the church sanctuary, oil paintings and in his later years spent many hours designing and creating hand stitched personalized gifts and cards. He will be greatly missed by the many whose lives he has touched. Tom is survived by his wife, Geneva, his brother Harold, daughters Patty (Kit) Cushenbery, Lyn Nelle (James) Mustard, Laurel (Michael) Fassold and his son Bryce (Lu Ann) Inman, as well as his seven grandchildren, two of whom are married and numerous nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 pm, Sunday, December 23rd at Colorado Springs Grace Brethren Church 2975 Jet Wing Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80918. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Colorado Springs Grace Brethren Church and designated for the Tom Inman Memorial Fund.
Published in The Gazette on 12/22/2007.
David Mark Inman January 21, 1932 - August 26, 2009
David Mark Inman, age 77, passed away on August 26, 2009. David was born in St. Paul, KS on January 21, 1932 to Grant and Elsie (Howard) Inman. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a Hod Carrier by trade. He has lived in the Valley since 1943. David is survived by a son, Steve; and daughter, Sheila Brown, both of Grand Junction; sisters, Phyllis (Cal) Coley; Edith (Bill) Bergstrom, and Lillian Clark, all of Grand Junction. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hyram and Elise Inman and brothers, Howard, Kenny, Gene, Don, Arthur, and Dean. Mesa Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Daily Sentinel on August 30, 2009