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Grace Ellen Snyder French

Grace Ellen Snyder French

Grace Ellen Snyder was born to a Pioneer farm family on March 30, 1928, near Berthoud, CO.  Grace was the fifth child of nine to bless this family.  Her young life was spent on the family farm, learning the lessons of this hard life, in preparation for the eventual large family that she raised.  Grace met and married the love of her life, George Harvic French, and they married in Boulder, on April 27, 1944.  George and Grace lived on a farm North of Hygiene until 1949, when they relocated to West of Lyons.  Here, she raised five of their six children, hauling water, and with no electricity for several years. They lived here until 1960, when they moved into the Town of Lyons, where they finished raising their family.  Grace

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Anne M. Sherwood

August 4, 1924 – June 28, 2013
Anne M. Sherwood, 88, entered into eternal rest Friday, June 28, 2013 at the Douglas Care Center in Douglas, Wyoming. 
Anne was born August 4, 1924 in Boulder, Colorado, the third of four children born to Michael L. Stengel and Mary J. (Schott) Stengel.  All of her siblings are deceased.  She married Thomas R. Sherwood Sr. on September 20, 1950 in Cheyenne Wyoming.  Tom preceded her in death on January 27, 2001.  Tom and Anne are survived by three children, Deborah A. Simpson of Douglas, Wyoming, Thomas R. Sherwood Jr. (Connie) of Greeley, Colorado, and Kimberly C. Echols of Louisville, Colorado.

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Donald Alan Johnson


March 1, 1957 – May 18, 2010
Donald A. Johnson, age 56, passed away at his home in Lyons, on May 18, of heart failure. He was born March 1, 1957 in Hot Springs, South Dakota to Merle and Donna Johnson.  Don grew up in Hot Springs, and graduated from Hot Springs High School in 1975; a year later he enlisted in the Air Force.  After his service, he worked for a while in the electronics field for Hughes

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Frank M. Namesnik

June 11, 1940 – July 1, 2013

After thirty-seven years in Longmont, Frank M. Namesnik, age 73, passed into eternal life on Monday, July 1, following complications related to heart failure, while visiting friends and family in Warren, Ohio. 
Frank was born June 11, 1940, in Warren, to Stephen I. and Magdalena Bahat Namesnik.  He was very active in Newton Falls, participating in basketball and drama, as well as achieving Eagle Rank in Boy Scouts. In 1958, he attended

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Gary Wayne Walker

Gary Wayne Walker
August 19, 1951 – April 25, 2013
Former Lyons resident Gary Wayne Walker passed away in Hay Springs, Nebraska on April 25, after a three-month battle with cancer. He was sixty-one years old.

Gary was born August 19, 1951, and raised in Springfield, Virginia. He was preceded in death by his parents Virginia Lee and Norman A Walker Jr., and his ex wife Lissa Walker. He is

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