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BAUER, Helen, 85, of Longmont, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2001, at Longmont United Hospital. Visitation will be 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, 2001, at the Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at the Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Granville Smythe Jr., First United Methodist Church, officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

May 29, 1916 Oct. 18, 2001

Helen Bauer of Longmont died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2001, at Longmont United Hospital. She was 85.

She was born May 29, 1916, in Milner, Colo., to Herman Frederick and Mary Grace Bauer. She was the first baby born in Milner, a fact of which she was very proud.

She moved to Longmont with her family in 1920. She then relocated to Steamboat Springs in 1924, where she lived until 1928, before returning to Longmont.

She was employed doing general housework, cleaning and ironing for people in Longmont.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church and the VFW Post 2601 Auxiliary for many years.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Ellen Bauer.

She is survived by four brothers, Robert W. Bauer of Longmont, Grant A. Bauer and his wife Alice of Loveland, Ronald F. Bauer and his wife Rosalie of Longmont, and Donald Bauer of Longmont; two sisters, Betty Jane Evig of Fort Collins and Marilyn O'Connel of Rising Sun, Md.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, with the Revs. Granville Smythe and Nikki Johnson of First United Methodist Church officiating.

Cremation will follow at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

Visitation will be held 2 to 6 p.m. today, Sunday, Oct. 21, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

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DRAKE, Estella M., of Longmont, passed away Oct. 17, 2001, at Peaks Care Center. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, 2001, at Seventh-day Adventist Church of Longmont, 1712 Mountain View Ave., with the Rev. Gideon Haas officiating. Interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, on Monday, Oct. 22. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

Estella M. Drake

May 8, 1928 Oct. 17, 2001

Estella M. Drake of Longmont died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2001, at Peaks Care Center of Longmont. She was 73.

She was born May 8, 1928, to William and Minnie Ann (White) Harvey in Pueblo.

On July 27, 1947, she married Thomas P. Drake Sr. in Hayward, Calif.

Following their marriage, the couple moved to Modesto, Calif., where they lived for eight years. They moved to Tellahoma, Tenn., and later to Alamogordo, N.M., where they lived from 1957 to 1966. From 1966 to 1977, Mrs. Drake lived in Sacramento, Calif. Following her husband's retirement, they lived in Eugene, Ore., then returned to California and moved to Longmont in 1990.

A professional musician, Mrs. Drake recorded and performed religious and secular music. She performed at churches and various organizations. She also worked as a secretary at Air Force bases in Alamogordo and Sacramento.

She was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church for many years.

Mrs. Drake loved her grandchildren and enjoyed sewing, especially "Moon" bears for her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Mrs. Drake is survived by her husband of Phoenix; three sons, Mark Drake of Longmont, Thomas Drake, DDS, of Longmont and Maj. James Drake of Fort Carson; a daughter, Trudy Pryor of Chapel Hill, N.C.; two brothers, Kenneth Harvey of Pueblo and Henry Harvey of Portland, Ore.; three sisters, Irene Bateman of Walnut Creek, Calif., Luella Mau of California and Lois Anderson of Fountain Valley, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at Seventh-day Adventist Church of Longmont, with the Rev. Gideon Haas officiating.

Interment will take place at Fort Logan National Cemetery on Monday, Oct. 22.

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GRAVES, David Loren

March 26, 1947 Oct. 17, 2001

David Loren Graves of Longmont died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2001, at Hospice of Boulder County Care Center in Louisville. He was 54.

He was born March 26, 1947, in Hutchinson, Kan.

Mr. Graves proudly served his country as second lieutenant (Green Beret) in Company D, Third Battalion (Airborne) 503rd Infantry Division in Vietnam from 1969 to 1971. He received numerous medals and commendations during his tour of duty.

He spent the last 15 years of his life living and working in the Longmont area.

Mr. Graves is survived by his mother, Margaret Graves of Escondido, Calif.; two sisters, Geraldine Roche and her husband Thomas of Cape Cod, Mass., and Patricia Fabing of Santa Barbara, Calif.; a brother-in-law, Jeff Fabing; two nephews, Thomas Roche Jr., his wife Karen and their children, and Ryan Fabing; four nieces, Debbie Covino, her husband Steven and their children, Karen Roche, Erin Fabing and Casey Fabing; and numerous other family members and friends.

No services will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Boulder County, 1855 Plaza Drive, Louisville 80027.

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HATTEBURG, Cecilia M., 87, of Longmont, Colorado, died Oct. 19 at Longmont United Hospital following a brief illness. No services are planned. Cremation has been held at the Howe Mortuary, Longmont. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choosing in Cecilia's name.

May 16, 1914 Oct. 19, 2001

Cecilia M. Hatteburg of Longmont died Friday, Oct. 19, 2001, at Longmont United Hospital following a brief illness. She was 87.

Mrs. Hatteburg was born May 16, 1914, in Canada to Joseph Adolph and Mary Louise Gendron. Her family emigrated to the United States in her early teen years, moving first to Michigan and later to California.

She married James Lambert, and they later divorced.

In 1958, she married William Russell Hatteburg in Las Vegas. They moved to Colorado in 1960.

Mrs. Hatteburg liked the outdoors and especially enjoyed gardening.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and two brothers, Henry and Leo Gendron.

She is survived by a son, Patrick Lambert of Longmont; a sister, Alice Meyers of California; two grandchildren, Paul R. Lambert and Nancy L. Lee; and two great-grandchildren.

No services are planned. Cremation has been held at Howe Mortuary in Longmont.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice in Mrs. Hatteburg's name.

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HLAVACEK, Ella, 84, of Longmont, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2001, at Applewood Living Center. Memorial services will be 4 p.m. today at Calvary Church, the Rev. Tom Hovestol officiating. Private interment will precede the memorial service at Foothills Gardens of Memory. Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Church Acts 1 Fund or Canine Partners for Life in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

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LONDON, Ronald "Ronnie," 61, of Dacono, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001, at St. Anthony's Central Hospital in Denver due to injuries sustained in a work accident. Complete obituary and service information to be announced later.

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MAHAN, Patricia 'Pattie' Mae

May 24, 1966 Oct. 4, 2001

Patricia "Pattie" Mae Mahan, formerly of Longmont, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001, in Centennial, Colo. She was 35.

She was born May 24, 1966, to Paul D. and Pauline J. (Schlueter)

Selig in Bedford Heights, Ohio.

She lived in Longmont from 1969 to 1984.

A 1984 graduate of Skyline High School, she was active in track, band and 4-H. She also was a member of the Campfire Girls for 11 years.

Mrs. Mahan graduated from the University of Colorado in August 1993 and worked as a medical technologist at Bonfils Blood Bank.

She enjoyed rafting, camping, hiking, karate and crocheting.

A former Boy Scout leader, Mrs. Mahan was involved in Race for the Cure. She was a loving and giving person and devoted her life to her boys.

She is survived by her parents of Westminster; two sons, Russell "Rusty" and Mitchell "Mitch" Mahan of Stoneham, Colo.; her beloved companion, Randy Covin of Denver; a sister, Paula Selig of Denver; a brother, Paul Selig and his wife Shirley of Aurora; her grandparents, Robert and Cora Selig of Federal Heights; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Rundus Funeral Home, 1998 W. 10th Ave., Broomfield.

Cremation and interment of remains will be held at Arvada Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Porter Hospice or the American Cancer Society.

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McILVANEY, John P., 65, of Longmont, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2001, at Life Care Center of Longmont. Mass will be held Friday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with the Rev. Al Muniz officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery.

John P. McIlvaney

May 20, 1936 Oct. 16, 2001

John P. McIlvaney of Longmont died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2001, at the Life Care Center of Longmont. He was 65.

He was born May 20, 1936, to Hugh and Roseanne (Morgan) McIlvaney in Dacono.

He attended schools in Frederick and graduated from Frederick High School.

Mr. McIlvaney married Connie Chandler in Longmont in November 1957.

He worked for Rocky Flats as a tool-crib attendant for 35 years before retiring. He belonged to the United Steel Workers No. 8031.

Mr. McIlvaney was an avid sports fan, supporting all of the professional and college teams in the Denver area. He enjoyed listening to sports talk on the radio. At one time, he played semi-pro baseball and also coached little league teams.

He loved animals and helped his children with their 4-H projects.

Mr. McIlvaney also enjoyed his garden and raised many different vegetables. He could often be found at Clark's Food Store in Hygiene having coffee and visiting with friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. McIlvaney is survived by his wife Connie of Longmont; two sons, Patrick McIlvaney of Longmont and Dan McIlvaney of Great Falls, Mont.; a daughter, Jaci Smith and her husband Kirk of Longmont; a brother, Gerald McIlvaney and his wife Vera of Pahrump, Nev.; and two sisters, Vera Hernandez and her husband Wally of Indio, Calif., and Betty Maes and her husband Michael of Summerfield, Fla.

Visitation was held at Howe Mortuary, with a rosary recited on Thursday evening, Oct. 18.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. today, Friday, Oct. 18, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with the Rev. Al Muniz officiating.

Burial will follow in Longmont Mountain View Cemetery.

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McINTYRE, Sonja E., 63, of Longmont, passed away Friday, Oct. 19, 2001, at Hospice of Boulder County Care Center in Louisville. Visitation Sunday, Oct. 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m., with members of the family present to greet friends, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Funeral service 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church. Interment Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Andover Lutheran Church Cemetery, Windom, Kan. Contributions to First Evangelical Lutheran Church Choirs in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

Sonja E. McIntyre

Feb. 6, 1938 Oct. 19, 2001

Sonja E. McIntyre of Longmont died Friday, Oct. 19, 2001, at Hospice of Boulder County Care Center in Louisville. She was 63.

She was born Feb. 6, 1938, in Hutchinson, Kan., to Dave and Myrtle (Mattson) Anderson.

She attended Alpha Elementary and Windom High School before receiving her bachelor's degree in elementary education, with a music minor, from Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kan.

She taught one year in Topeka before coming to Colorado to teach eight years in Englewood.

On Dec. 22, 1963, she married Bob McIntyre in Windom, Kan. They made their home in Littleton.

After a four-year assignment in San Jose, Calif., the family settled in Longmont in 1977.

In 1978, Mrs. McIntyre started teaching in the St. Vrain Valley School District, retiring in June 1999. Most of her time was spent at Indian Peaks and Niwot elementary schools.

She was active in the First Lutheran Church choirs, the Longmont Chorale and Longmont Chorale Singers. She also was a member of NEA, CEA, CRSEA, Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma and the American Legion Auxiliary Post 32.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Mrs. McIntyre is survived by her husband of Longmont; two daughters, Sheri and her husband Robert Short of Longmont and Boni of Denver; a brother, Rodney Anderson and his wife CeCelia of Salina, Kan.; a brother-in-law, the Rev. Allen J. McIntyre of St. Paul, Minn.; and a grandson, Matthew Short of Longmont.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at Ahlberg Funeral Home. Members of the family will be present to greet friends.

Funeral services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at First Lutheran Church, Third Avenue and Terry Street in Longmont, with the Rev. Bruce A. Welander officiating. Services will conclude at the church.

Interment will be Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Andover Lutheran Church Cemetery in Windom, with the Rev. Chris Bjerje-Ulliman officiating.

Contributions may be made to First Lutheran Church Choirs in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry St., Longmont 80501-5440.

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MURRAY, Margaret, 83, Longmont, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2001, at a local care center. No visitation or services scheduled. Cremation has been held.

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ROSS, Frederick, 64, of Longmont, died Thursday, Oct. 18, at North Suburban Medical Center in Thornton, Colo., following a brief illness. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., with the Rev. Al Muniz as celebrant. Interment will be held at Foothills Gardens of Memory, Longmont. No visitation is planned. Cremation has been held at the Howe Mortuary, Longmont. Memorials may be made to the Colorado Off Highway Vehicle Coalition (COHVCO) or to the Mediplex Rehabilitation Hospital, c/o Howe Mortuary, 439 Coffman St., Longmont, CO 80501.

Jan. 9, 1937 Oct. 18, 2001

Frederick Earl "Fred" Ross of Longmont died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2001, at North Suburban Medical Center in Thornton following a brief illness. He was 64.

Mr. Ross was born Jan. 9, 1937, in Sutton, Neb., to Frederick J. and Mary L. (Steward) Ross.

He grew up on a ranch near Bartlett, Neb., graduating from Wheeler County High School in 1953.

Mr. Ross married Dorothy Penas on Oct. 10, 1955, in Lake Andes, S.D.

He was employed as a mechanic with Coors for many years, retiring in 1993. His most recent job was at Papa John's Pizza in Longmont.

Mr. Ross enjoyed camping, flying with his son Jim, spending time with his grandchildren and four-wheeling. He and a close friend founded Patrol 11 of The Mile High Jeep Club in 1963. His baseball cap collection numbers more than 200. His travels took him to most of America, including Hawaii and Alaska, as well as England. He also enjoyed playing senior bingo at Wal-Mart.

Mr. Ross attended St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and was a member of the Mile High Jeep Club, the Colorado State Association of 4 Wheel Drive Inc. and the Loyal Order of Moose. He was an associate member of the Longmont VFW Post 2601 and was a member of Operating Engineers Local No. 9.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

 Survivors include his wife of Longmont; four sons, Don Ross and his wife Cathy of Berthoud, Jim Ross of Longmont, Carl Ross of Longmont, and Jerry Ross and his wife Shannon of Westminster; three daughters, Bev Schmidt and her husband Rod of Loveland, Debra Marcellus of Thornton, and Diane Jeffords and her husband Mark of Boulder; his grandchildren, Hollie and Robin Ross, Ryan and Rachel Marcellus, Erin and Erik Schmidt and Alicia and Tanner Ross; and two step-grandchildren, Megan Fisher and Eric Myers.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Longmont at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, with the Rev. Al Muniz as celebrant.

Interment will take place at Foothills Gardens of Memory in Longmont. No visitation is planned.  Cremation has been held at Howe Mortuary in Longmont.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Colorado Off Highway Vehicle Coalition (COHVCO) or the Mediplex Rehabilitation Hospital in care of Howe Mortuary, 439 Coffman St., Longmont 80501.

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STILLWELL, Jerry E., 79, of Longmont, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2001, at Longmont United Hospital. Visitation 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, the family will be present to greet friends. Funeral service 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Entombment in Longmont Mountain View Cemetery Mausoleum. Military honors by Longs Peak Post 2601 VFW. Contributions to the WWII Memorial in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

Jerry E. Stillwell

April 24, 1922 Oct. 18, 2001

Jerry E. Stillwell of Longmont died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2001, at Longmont United Hospital. He was 79.

He was born April 24, 1922, to Junius and Ruth (Martin) Stillwell in Elkins, Ark.

Mr. Stillwell served with the 2nd Division Artillery in the U.S. Army from November 1942 to October 1945. He was a member of the Normandy Invasion force and served in the European Theater, including the Battle of the Buldge. He was awarded the Silver Star.

On March 31, 1948, he married Osce West in Walters, Okla.

Mr. Stillwell originally moved to Longmont in 1949 from Oklahoma. He moved back to Oklahoma in 1951 and returned to Longmont in 1952.

He worked for Golden Concrete for 30 years, as a truck driver for many years and later as plant manager. He retired in 1983.

Mr. Stillwell enjoyed working in his yard, camping, fishing, bluegrass music and trips with his wife in his motor home. He was a devoted husband and father and especially adored his granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by a son, Teddy Stillwell; a brother, Gerald Stillwell; and two sisters, Helen Reed and Doris June Kelly.

Mr. Stillwell is survived by his wife of Longmont; a son, Jerry Stillwell and his wife Karen of Longmont; a daughter, Marcia Scheiding and her husband Dale of Longmont; a brother, Carl Stillwell and his wife Gail of Folsom, Calif.; and three granddaughters, Stacy McLouth, Angela Sundberg and Amy Scheiding.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, with the family present to greet friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, with Chaplain Marilyn Yoder Boeke of Longmont United Hospital officiating.

Entombment will take place at Longmont Mountain View Cemetery Mausoleum, with military honors by Longs Peak VFW Post 2601.

Memorial contributions may be made to the World War II Memorial in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry St., Longmont 80501.

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SWAZOE, Gregory Ryan, 19, of Trinidad, Colo., formerly of Longmont, passed away Oct. 15, 2001, in Denver. Funeral service 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2001, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1721 Red Cloud Road, Longmont. Bishop Kes Andersen officiating. Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park, Evergreen, Colo. Contributions to charity of donor's choice.

April 8, 1982 Oct. 15, 2001

Gregory Ryan Swazoe of Trinidad, formerly of Longmont, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2001, in Denver. He was 19.

He was born April 8, 1982, to Gregory B. and Theresa (Venette) Swazoe in La Junta, Colo.

He lived in Longmont from 1987 to 1998.

A graduate of Trinidad Catholic High School, Mr. Swazoe was a student of Trinidad State Junior College.

Mr. Swazoe was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

He loved art projects, listening to music, burning CDs and snowboarding. He was an avid collector with numerous collections.

Mr. Swazoe was preceded in death by his father.

He is survived by his mother, Theresa Lucero and her husband Steve of Longmont; a sister, Desirae Swazoe of Longmont; his grandparents, Audrey Swazoe of Trinidad and Fred and Cheryl Venette of Albuquerque, N.M.; and his great-grandmother, Agnes Venette of Centennial, Colo.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at the Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints, 1721 Red Cloud Road, Longmont, with Bishop Kesley Andersen officiating.

Interment will take place at Evergreen Memorial Park in Evergreen.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements are being handled by Ahlberg Funeral Chapel

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STILLWELL, Jerry E., 79, of Longmont, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2001, at Longmont United Hospital. Visitation 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. The family will be present to greet friends. Funeral service 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Entombment in Longmont Mountain View Cemetery Mausoleum. Military honors by Longs Peak VFW Post 2601. Contributions to the WWII Memorial in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

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THOMPSON, Helen M.

June 23, 1944 Oct. 11, 2001

Helen M. Thompson of Longmont died of cancer Thursday, Oct. 11, 2001, at Life Care Center, Longmont. She was 57.

She was born June 23, 1944, to August Anton and Lydia Mae (Sullenger) Kretschman in Etcheta, Wyo.

She married Larry Tibbets in Sheridan, Wyo., in 1963. They were later divorced. On March 25, 1978, she married Stan Thompson in Golden. They were divorced in 1997.

Mrs. Thompson had been employed with Microsemi in Boulder and Western Delivery in Denver.

She enjoyed country music, dancing and cross-stitching.

Mrs. Thompson was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Robert H. Kretschman.

She is survived by three daughters, Robin Brown and her husband Kent of Estes Park, Terri Tibbets of Billings, Mont., and Randi Tibbets of Sheridan, Wyo.; three brothers, Herb Kretschman and his wife Nancy and Johnny Kretschman and his wife Ellen, all of Arvada, Wyo., and Carl Kretschman and his wife Ardena of Weston, Wyo.; and a sister, Ann Franklin of Deadwood, S.D.

Private burial will be held in Wyoming.

Arrangements are being handled by Erlinger Cremation and Funeral Service, Longmont.

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THORDARSON, Sally Kay Kristine

July 26, 1940 Oct. 15, 2001

Sally Kay Kristine Thordarson of Longmont died of natural causes Monday, Oct. 15, 2001, at Boulder Community Hospital in Boulder. She was 61.

She was born July 26, 1940, to T.W. and Kathryn (Olafson) Thordarson in Milwaukee.

In 1961, she married Kent Kirkevold in North Dakota. They later divorced.

Ms. Thordarson was a graduate of St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn.

She was the owner of LiFE Company (Latex Free Essentials) in Longmont. She volunteered much of her time educating organizations and individuals regarding living with latex allergies.

Ms. Thordarson was a member of the Lutheran Church and a volunteer for the Phoenix Society, helping burn survivors and their families.

She was a former longtime resident of Boulder; Colorado Springs; Sunnyvale, Calif.; St. Paul, Minn.; and Fargo, N.D.

Ms. Thordarson is survived by three sons, Thomas Kirkevold and his wife Lisa of Sacramento, Calif., Timothy Kirkevold of Broomfield and Matthew Kirkevold and his wife Camie of Longmont; five grandchildren; and her former husband.

Visitation will be held at 9 a.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 18, at Lewellen Longmont Memorial Chapel, 503 Terry St., Longmont.

A celebration-of-life service will be held at 10 a.m. today at Lewellen Longmont Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Robert Stuenkel of the University Lutheran Church officiating.

A second funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at Olivet Lutheran Church in Fargo, with the Rev. Kris Gordon officiating. Services will conclude with cremation.

Memorial contributions may be made to Penrose Hospital Burn Unit, 2215 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs 80907 or The Phoenix Society, 2153 Wealthy St. SE, Suite 215, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506.

Arrangements are being handled by M.P. Murphy and Associates, 2572 Paintbrush Lane, Lafayette.

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WACKER, Elizabeth, 93, of Longmont, died at her home on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2001, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at the Howe Mortuary Chapel, Longmont, today, Oct. 20,  at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Allen Elder officiating. Interment will follow at Longmont Mountain View Cemetery.

Elizabeth Wacker

Jan. 18, 1908 Oct. 17, 2001

Elizabeth Wacker of Longmont died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2001, at her home following a brief illness. She was 93.

She was born Jan. 18, 1908, in Norka, Russia, to Conrad and Katherine (Fink) Schmer. The family immigrated to the United States from Russia in 1910 and lived in several places before settling in the Berthoud area in 1916. The family later farmed land west of Longmont and then moved to the Niwot area.

On March 30, 1930, she married Daniel C. Wacker Sr. in Fort Morgan.

The couple farmed in the Niwot area until 1946 and then in the Berthoud area until 1961, when they moved to Longmont.

Mrs. Wacker played the piano for the Berthoud Salem Congregational Church for many years.

She enjoyed playing the piano and continued to do so until very recently. She also enjoyed working in the garden, growing roses, going for walks and watching the geese in the park.

Mrs. Wacker was preceded in death by her husband on Dec. 23, 1999; an infant son in 1941; and a sister, Christina Wacker, in April 2000.

She is survived by a son, Daniel C. Wacker Jr. and his wife Kathleen of Fort Morgan; three daughters, Marian Baker and her husband Bob of Trenton, Ga., Dorothy Davis and her husband Dean of Longmont and Darlene Wacker of Longmont; six grandchildren, Sharon Smith, Beth Loveday, Bob and Steve Davis, and Paul and Kelly Wacker; four great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today, Friday, Oct. 19, at Howe Mortuary, Longmont.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Howe Mortuary Chapel, with the Rev. Allen Elder officiating.

Interment will follow at Longmont Mountain View Cemetery.

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