Local Obituaries

Janet J. Lovejoy, 66

Janet J. Lovejoy, 66

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

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 …

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 …

Norman W. Bolton, 78

Norman W. Bolton, 78

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 …

Robert K. Early, 90

Robert K. Early, 90

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 …

Terry Lee Hinton, 48

Terry Lee Hinton, 48, of Colorado, died Monday, July 15, 2013, from injuries from a tragic car accident Monday, July 8, 2013. He was born to the late David and Mary Hinton on January 25, 1965, in Houston, Texas. Terry …

John Michael Rafle, 54

John Michael Rafle was born December 6, 1957 in Erie, Penn. the son of Abram Coleman and Josephine Nelda (D’Aurora) Rafle. He passed away on Monday, June 18, 2012 at Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez, Colo. at the age of …

Natalie Ann Pride, 62

Natalie Ann Pride, died June 4, 2012, in Aurora. She was 62. She was born April 25, 1960 in Denver. She is survived by her husband, Fred; sons, Toby, Freddie, Orlando and Levi; daughter, Natasha; and grandson, Gabriel. No memorial …

Ellen Rita Wince, 76

Ellen Rita Wince, of Aurora, passed due to a long-time battle with respiratory illness. She was 76. She was the daughter of John and Nasba Tossie. Ellen was born and raised in Klagetoh, Arizona in 1936. After coming to Denver, …

William Toshio Nakaoka (1923-2012)

William Toshio Nakaoka (1923-2012)

Bill Nakaoka, 89, passed away in Louisville, CO on May 25, 2012. He was born on May 20, 1923 in Delta, CO. His parents were Shozo and Tokiwa Nakaoka, first generation immigrants from Japan. He worked long hours on the …