Heather Elizabeth Berghuis left her family and friends broken hearted on January 4, 2020 when she went to her heavenly home at 38 years old. Heather went to Crayon College Preschool and attended all Yuma Schools, graduating with the class of 2000. Heather also attended Northeastern Junior College in SterlingContinue Reading

“An extraordinary life is made of thousands of amazing moments.” Charles Elden Pfalmer, long time educator, devoted Yuma Indian fan and our “Bubba,” as he was called by his grandchildren, passed away on January 4, 2020 with his family by his side after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. CharlesContinue Reading

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