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Sally Ann Wright, 69

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 22nd, 2017
Canon City, Colo.--Sally Ann Wright, 69, passed away Feb. 15, 2017 at St. Thomas Moore Hospital in Canon City, Colo. She was born March 20, 1947 in Alamosa, Colo. to Ben and Lula Florence Johnson.
Sally married Ivan Wright, Sr in 1965, and they raised three sons together. She owned and operated Monte Frame and Art Gallery. She also enjoyed

Mildred Grace (Anderson) Keck, 98

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 22nd, 2017
PHOENIX, Ariz.--Mildred Grace (Millie) Keck, a former long-time resident of Center, Colorado, passed away peacefully the afternoon of Feb. 13, 2017 at her home in Phoenix, Ariz. She was 98. Millie was a wonderful caring wife, sister, aunt, great aunt, great-great aunt, great-great-great aunt and friend.
Millie was born Aug. 1, 1918 in Monte Vista, Colorado to
Oscar Edward Anderson

Nellie Martinez, 86

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 22nd, 2017
DEL NORTE-- Longtime Monte Vista resident Nellie Martinez, 86, passed away peacefully at her home in Del Norte, under hospice care and surrounded by her family on Feb. 19, 2017.
Nellie was born in Rio Los Pinos, N.M. on Oct. 26, 1930, the proud daughter of Manuel de Atocha Lucero and Carlota Velasquez Lucero. She married her sweetheart Jose

Karl Keck, 102

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 22nd, 2017
PHOENIX, Ariz.-- Karl Keck, a long time farmer of the SLV died three weeks shy of his 103rd birthday.
Mr. Keck was born in Auburn, Kansas, Feb. 1, 1914. At age seven, he moved with his parents, three older brothers, and a younger sister to the San Luis Valley. He attended Sargent Schools then Center High School where he

Holbert ‘Hal’ Helmstetler, 84

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
SOUTH FORK--South Fork resident Holbert "Hal" Helmstetler, passed away on Feb. 12, 2017 at his home in South Fork at the age of 84. He was born in Olustee, Okla. on July 28, 1932 to Charles Helmstetler and Nora Hall Helmstetler.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Loydene Ward Helmstetler, daughter Lynn (Bob) Hollan, son Keith (Becki)

Kenny Paul Sanchez, 40

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
MONTE VISTA--Monte Vista resident Kenny Paul Sanchez, 40, passed away Feb. 7, 2017 at his home with his loving family by his side.
Kenny was born on May 8, 1976 in Monte Vista, Colo., the son of Richard F. Sanchez and Josephine Mondragon Sanchez.
Kenny worked faithfully for many years as a forklift operator. He was an exceptional

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