Frank Buchanan Smith was born September 6, 1934 in Garnett, Kansas to Jasper Martin and Laura Belle (Miller) Smith. He passed away peacefully at his home in Wray, Colorado on January 4, 2020 after battling a long illness. Frank attended schools in Independence, Kansas and at West Brown school whichContinue Reading

Judith “Judy” Anne Reed was born February 25, 1941 to Floyd and Alberta (Coryell) Rowe in Phoenix, Arizona. The Rowe family moved to Flagler, CO when Judy was a young girl. She attended Flagler Schools, graduating from Flagler High School in 1959. Judy was baptized into the Christian faith onContinue Reading

Byrl Ivan Green left this life at age 94 on January 10, 2020. He and his twin brother were born on October 19, 1925 to Harry Orville and Marguerite May (Manning) Green at home in DeNova, CO. They were the youngest of five children. Byrl went to grade school atContinue Reading

Tina Elaine Workman was born at Wray Hospital in Wray, Colorado on October 4, 1964 to Linda Elaine Workman and Rodney Glen Workman. Tina attended K-12 schooling in Yuma, Colorado. It is here she made several close bonds with several people. Her mother, Linda, passed away when Tina was veryContinue Reading

Bette Weickum passed away December 24, 2019, in Hospice Care at Harmony Home in Yuma, Colorado. Bette was born June 26, 1927 to Loyd “Bud” and Velma Gurss in a sod house south of Laird, Colorado. Bette attended rural schools in the area most often riding a trusty horse toContinue Reading

Niles was born March 15, 1942 and died on December 23, 2019 at the age of 77 after a short illness. Hw was the youngest of four children born to Maurice Clifford Stansfield and Ethel Beryl (Muirheid) Stansfield. He was raised on the family farm, located ten miles northwest ofContinue Reading

Harry Blecha was born to Joseph Frank and Mary (Dezort) Blecha on March 6, 1922 near Burchard, Nebraska. He was one of nine children, having three brothers and five sisters. He rode the train with his family to Platner, Colorado at age 3. The family moved to a ranch northContinue Reading

Roger Lee White was born May 28, 1954 in Corona, California to Dorothy Mae Brown and Rodney R. White. He peacefully passed away at home January 2, 2020 after a valiant battle with cancer. Roger lived most of his life in the Laird and Wray communities except a short periodContinue Reading

Mildred Wyona (Toots) Churchill was born on December 5th,1921 to Robert and Pearl Rogers in Yuma County. She passed away on December 23rd at the Washington County Nursing Home in Akron. She was 98 years young. Toots was married to Vern Churchill on September 27, 1942. To this union, twoContinue Reading

Nora Arnita Prescott passed away at the Washington County Nursing Home in Akron, Colorado on October 25, 2019 at the age of 101. She was born December 24, 1917 on a homestead, northwest of Yuma, to William and Elizabeth Klein Mekelburg. On February 14, 1937, she was united in marriageContinue Reading