Mr. Loest was born to Otto and Jenny Loest on November 23, 1924 in King City, Missouri. He died at his home of over 50 years in Aurora, Colo. on Feb. 19, 2015.
His passion for public policy and his strong belief in giving back to his local community drove his involvement in St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and Foundation, the Aurora Gators Swim Team, the Aurora Historical Society and Museum Foundation Board, Homestead City, AAUW, and the Lowry Redevelopment Authority – activities he continued until his death
Mr. Pendergrass was born June 10, 1925 to Hugh and Eula Pendergrass in Winder, Georgia. He joined the Army Air Corps in 1944 and served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam and retired as CMSGT, USAF. Awards included the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service and Joint Services Commendation Medals.
Dorothy Nadine Trower, of Aurora, Colorado, died on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado. She was 93.
Drew Marthaler of Boulder, Colo. died on February 8, 2015, in Denver, Colorado. He was 24.
Penny Rose Kram of Park River, North Dakota, died Feb. 14, 2015 at the First Care Health Center of Park River. She was 66.