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Obituaries

Gordon (Gordo) Rintoul

July 23, 2017 — 1950 — 2017 Gordo, Carolyn, Marty and Susan left the Bronx, New York, in early spring of 1970. We found our new home in Steamboat Springs, population 2,500. Gordo died peacefully at his home in Manitou Springs on July 17, 2017. We'll see you on […]

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Merry Jo Riley

July 23, 2017 — Sept. 27, 1946 — July 2, 2017 Merry Jo Riley passed away peacefully in Missoula, Montana, with her family by her side. Jo is survived by her husband of 50 years, Bob; four children, Michael, Traci, Ashlee and Zac; four grandchildren; and three brothers, Terry, […]

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Richard Dale Nelson

July 21, 2017 — Richard Dale Nelson Nov. 17, 1938 – July 19, 2017 Richard Dale Nelson, 78, of Steamboat Springs passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat surrounded by his family. Richard was born in Avon Township, Michigan, in November 1938 to […]

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Dallas Paul Whaley

July 20, 2017 — Dallas Paul Whaley, passed away March 15, 2017. He was a past resident of Yampa. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. July 22 at Yampa Cemetery, and a Pot luck gathering will immediately follow the service at the Phippsburg park.

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Oliver Keith “Papa Keith” Spencer

July 20, 2017 — Oliver Keith “Papa Keith” Spencer, 89, longtime resident of Routt County, passed away July 17, 2017, at his home surrounded by family. A memorial will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 26 at Hayden Congregational Church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to […]

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Richard D. Nelson

July 20, 2017 — Richard D. Nelson, 78, of Routt County, passed away July 19, 2017, surrounded by his family. No services are scheduled at this time. Yampa Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Kenneth A. Eck

July 20, 2017 — Kenneth A. Eck Dec. 28, 1947 – July 14, 2017 Kenneth Albert Eck, 69, of Loveland, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 14, 2017, surrounded by family. He was born in Chicago in 1947. He was a graduate of Calumet High School. In 1968, Ken […]

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Oliver Keith “Papa Keith” Spencer

July 19, 2017 — Oliver Keith "Papa Keith" Spencer, 89, longtime resident of Routt County, passed away July 17, 2017 at his home surrounded by family. A memorial will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 26 at Hayden Congregational Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made […]

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Allen O. Hamilton

July 15, 2017 — Allen O. Hamilton, 70, of Hayden, passed away July 6, 2017, at home. No services have been scheduled at this time. Yampa Valley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Jimmy Billys

July 13, 2017 — February 23, 1928- June 17, 2017 Marking the end of a special era in Steamboat Springs, Jimmy Billys (AKA: Gaffer), 89, passed away on Saturday, June 17 following a brief illness. Jimmy became a local legend helping many young people find work, lodging, hot meals, […]

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Kenneth James Cardenas

July 10, 2017 — Kenneth James Cardenas, 74, formerly of Yampa, died suddenly on June 29, 2017, in Kingman, Arizona. Ken is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Sue Cardenas, of Meadview, Arizona, their four children, Terry, Louie, Tina and Andrew, four grandchildren of Steamboat Springs, Krysten, […]

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Errol E Ryland

July 7, 2017 — August 15, 1938- July 4, 2017 Errol E. Ryland of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, passed away on July 4, 2017. His wife, Jean, survives him along with his two children, Ty (Alicia) and Elly (Rod), and four grandchildren, Ashley, Ian (Megan), Robert and Marlayna. Errol is […]

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Patricia Ann Ford

July 6, 2017 — Patricia Ann Ford April 26, 1941- July 2, 2017 Patricia was born to Carmen and Walter Jones and spent her childhood in California with her brothers Bill, Bob, and Chuck. She married Jerry Ford and moved to Colorado where they raised two boys, Michael and […]

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Bill Voorhees

July 6, 2017 — Bill Voorhees, 89, passed on Dec. 20, 2016. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 8 at South Routt Bible Church on Colorado Highway 131 two miles south of Oak Creek. Lunch will follow.

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Virginia Cannon

July 6, 2017 — Virginia Cannon, 62, passed away Monday July 3, 2017, at her home in Steamboat Springs. She is preceded in death by her mother and father and is survived by her sister and her children. A celebration of life will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, […]

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Dave Zabel

July 3, 2017 — August 27, 1935- June 15, 2017 Dave Zabel passed away on June 15, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Pat Zabel.  He is also survived by daughter Becky (Paul) Zech, son Glen (Connie) Zabel, brother Richard (Margaret) Zabel and five grandchildren: […]

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Betty Ann (Wyman) Unruh

July 1, 2017 — July 2, 1945 – June 20, 2017 Betty Ann (Wyman) Unruh was born on July 2, 1945, in Hayden, Colorado. She was guided to her heavenly home on June 20, 2017, at the age of 71.  Gary and Betty were married in 1969. Betty's dream […]

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Charles W. Norris

June 30, 2017 — Charles W. Norris, of Phippsburg, longtime former Oak Creek resident, died Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at The Yampa Valley Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 8, 2017, at The Oak Creek Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Northwest […]

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Todd James Edwards

June 30, 2017 — Todd James Edwards, 42, of Hayden passed away June 27, 2017. A celebration of his life will be held at noon Tuesday, July 4, 2017, on Buffalo Pass. The family asks that you meet them at 11 a.m. at the Buffalo Pass parking area and […]

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Jimmy Billys

June 29, 2017 — February 23, 1928 – June 17, 2017 Marking the end of a special era in Steamboat Springs, Jimmy Billys, AKA, Gaffer, 89, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017, following a brief illness. Jimmy became a local legend helping many young people find work, lodging, hot […]

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