Local Obituaries

Once the family moved to Colorado, the peaks of the Rocky Mountains could not stop him from enjoying the outdoors. His fascination with the outdoors involved camping, fishing, hiking, running, snowboarding (almost competitively), and sitting in a perfect spot to ponder thoughts

AURORA | Aurora’s first black city council representative and longtime community activist Edna Mosley died Aug. 26. She was 89. Friends and peers considered Mosley a pioneer in many ways, blazing trails in women’s rights, racial equality and fighting against gang violence. Edna and her husband, John Mosley, a retired Tuskegee Airman, moved to Aurora […]

Sally Burgess, 80

Sally A. Burgess, 80, formerly of Aurora, died of cancer in Weidman, Mich. May 2, 2014. Donations may be made in her name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.  

Una Rae Riebling, 84

Una Rae Riebling, 84, of Cape Coral, Florida passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Born on May 31, 1929 in Milwaukee, WI; she spent her youth growing up in Crookston, MN having graduated from Crookston High School before marrying Patrick J. Scully, Sr. in 1948 who had just recently enlisted in the Air […]

Douglas Edward McEvoy

Mr. McEvoy served in the U S Navy during World War II. He retired from the City of Aurora as the City Purchasing Agent. He met the challenges of a city that was rapidly growing with diligence and hard work. The employees of the city were like his second family

Janet J. Lovejoy, 66

Janet Lovejoy

Mrs. Lovejoy is survived by her husband, Brian; nieces and nephews Cori, Elisa, Chris, Ginger, Wayne, Stephanie, Marsha, Sandy, and Michael.

Curtis Woodbury Merrill, 84

CURTIS WOODBURY MERRILL, 84, of Aurora, Colorado, passed away on January 12, 2014 after a brief battle with combined pneumonia and flu. Curtis was born in Syracuse, New York on June 14, 1929, to Curtis W. Merrill, Sr., and Katharine Hill.  He served his country in the Navy during the Korean war.  Curtis married his […]

Michael David Scully, 58

Michael David Scully, 58, of Aurora, CO passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013. Born on April 19, 1955 in Fontainebleau, France; he spent his youth growing up as a military dependent having lived in France, Panama, Texas and Colorado.  He attended Aurora Hinkley High School and other than a brief time in Florida, Mike spent […]

Norman W. Bolton, 78

Norman W. Bolton

Norman W. Bolton, of Aurora, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013. He was 78. He was born May 22, 1935. Norm was a hard working, generous, and funny person that will be dearly missed.  Norm honorably served in the Air Force for 20 years and in the Civil Service for 18 years. He will be remembered for […]

Robert K. Early, 90

Robert K. Early

Lt. Col. (Ret) Robert K. Early died Aug. 5, 2013. He was 90. Born Feb. 17, 1923 in Portsmouth VA, Mr. Early graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in January 1940. He began as a Navy Apprentice Mechanic in 1941 but always wanted to fly. Mr. Early started Aviation Cadets school in 1943. he Graduated […]