Corey James Mekelburg was born on July 21, 1995 in Liberal, KS to Dori Jennings and Shane Nichols. He passed away September 15, 2021 in Yuma, Colorado in an automobile accident. His early years of school were in Otis and then to Yuma 3rd grade through 6th grade. In 2005Continue Reading

Bobbi Jean (Uhrig) Gomez was born on August 23, 1966 to Darrell Uhrig and Donna Jean (Melvin) Uhrig in Sterling, Colorado. She passed away on September 12, 2021, at the age of 55, at her home in the Lone Star Community in Otis, Colorado. Bobbi attended Frederick High School inContinue Reading

Darlene Lois (Fisbeck) Vorce, 86, died at home on September 5, 2021, in Fort Collins. Darlene was born at home on October 14, 1934, in Paoli and was one of eight children born to Elnora and Emil Fisbeck. She spent her childhood in Paoli and graduated high school in HaxtunContinue Reading

Billy Lane Geske, 69, a longtime resident of Otis passed away in his home Tuesday evening, September 7th, 2021, with family by his side after another bout with cancer.  Billy was born on March 10th, 1952, in Elgin, Illinois to Robert “Bob” and Norma (Oppermann) Geske, the younger of twoContinue Reading

Loren “Dean” Laybourn was born on June 18, 1934 to Fred Loren and Alice Loverna (Moerer) Laybourn in Yuma, Colorado. He passed away on August 15, 2021 at the Hillcrest Care Center in Wray, Colorado after a long struggle with COPD. Dean was 87 years of age. Dean attended theContinue Reading

Arlin Robert Williams was born March 6, 1955 in Akron to Cecil Charles Williams and Eileen June (Steele) Williams. Arlin spent all his growing up years in Cope. He played Little League and Babe Ruth baseball, being coached by his dad. He was involved in 4-H, showing hogs, and FFAContinue Reading

Dixie Lee McKillip Warren, 66, passed away on Monday, August 30, 2021. She was born on September 28, 1954, in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Richard “Red” and Phyllis (Wilkinson) McKillip, the youngest of five children. She graduated from Bridgeport High School in 1972. She attended Chadron State College and graduated inContinue Reading

Jake Leroy Bigner was born on March 21,1938 to Jake and Louise (Tatum) Bigner. He entered eternal life on August 30, 2021, at the age of 83. Jake was born in Hawk Springs, Wyoming and lived east of Wray as a young child.  He attended Wray schools graduating from WrayContinue Reading

Bonnie Jean Lovitt 1943– 2021 Bonnie Jean Lovitt was born December 28, 1943, and passed away September 1, 2021. A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Baucke Funeral Home in Yuma, Colorado. The Service will be live streamed on Facebook. BauckeContinue Reading

Steven Ray Cullen was born on February 7, 1954, to Leon and Grace (Lohmeyer) Cullen in Ulysses, Kansas. He passed away on August 24, 2021, in Oberlin, Kansas, of complications related to a recent surgery. Steve was 67 years old. He began school in the small Colorado community of KirkContinue Reading