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FHS Yearbooks Contents


1949 C.W. Buck


1955 FHS Yearbook


1956 FHS Yearbook


1957 FHS Yearbook


1957 Senior Play


1957 John Ashurst


1957 FHS Reunions


Class of 57 Reunion Book


1957 FHS Class History


1958 Missouri Day Parade


1958 FHS Reunions


Sandra Tillotson Koehler


1958 FHS Yearbook


1959 FHS Yearbook


1960 FHS Yearbook


1961 FHS Yearbook


1962 FHS Yearbook


1963 FHS Yearbook


1964 FHS Yearbook


2010 Missouri Day Parade


FHS 2010 Reunion


2011 All School Reunion


2011  Las Vegas FHS 57


2012 All School Reunion


2013 All School Reunion






2016 All School Reunion


2017 All School Reunion


2018 All School Reunion


2019 All School Reunion

2021 All School Reunion


Gerald/Betty Jensen


Methodist Church


Valley Theater




Fowler High School Graduates


Melverta Bauer 1939 - 2016

Melverta (Mel) Bauer, of Loveland, passed into heaven on Friday, March 25 with her family by her side. Mel was born June 3, 1939 to Harvey and Edith Fellhauer in Pueblo, CO. She was raised on a dairy farm in Fowler, Colorado amongst a large and loving extended family. She graduated from Fowler High School in 1957. Fowler, and the family and friends from that region, had a special place in her heart throughout her lifetime. After graduating high school, she moved to Denver where she met her husband, Jim Bauer. She and Jim married in 1961 and recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary. They raised two daughters, Lisa and Stacy, in Loveland. Mel worked for many years as a secretary for Thompson School District. Nineteen of those years were at Centennial Elementary School where she made many lifelong friends. Mel enjoyed spending time with her family, quilting, and genealogy. She had a giving heart - spending many long hours doing genealogy research and creating genealogy books for dozens of family members. She had a special heart for people who were suffering from illness or loss and made many quilts and fleece blankets to comfort those in need. Mel is survived by her husband, Jim Bauer; her daughters Stacy and Lisa (Wade); grandsons, Trent (Lauren), Jace (Emily) and Seth; great-granddaughters, Adelyn and Emery, all of Loveland. Other survivors are her brothers, Dean (Geraldine) of Manzanola and Grant (Carol) of Pueblo, numerous nieces, nephews, in-laws, and extended family members. She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother. A celebration of life will be held at 10:00 on Thursday, March 31 at Allnutt's Hunter Funeral Home in Loveland, with a reception following the service at the reception hall at Resthaven Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice, Centennial Elementary School, or your favorite charity . Family and friends may view the online obituary and sign the guest book at

Published in Loveland Reporter-Herald on Mar. 29, 2016




T. Louise Fosdick

June 21, 1940 – March 15, 2016

Aunt Louise, 75, passed away on March 15, 2016, at her sister’s home in Fowler. She was born on June 21, 1940, in Rocky Ford to Henry J. and Melba (Tadlock) Fosdick.
Louise lost her mother at the age of 12, so she helped raise her younger siblings. She graduated with the Fowler High School Class of 1958. During her senior year in 1957 she started working at the local office in Fowler for AT&T and its predecessors, where she retired from in 2000.
She was a woman of strong faith and attended the church at White Rock and First United Methodist Church in Fowler.
She is survived by her brothers, Tony (Shirley) Fosdick, Sam (Wanda) Fosdick and Jay (Linda) Fosdick; sisters, Emily (Carl) Nesselhuf and Georgia (Kurt) Dunsmoor; brother-in-law, Leonard Fellhauer; sister-in-law, Judy Fosdick and former sister-in-law, Jacque Fosdick; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and extended family, friends and neighbors also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, stepmother, Nellie Fosdick, brothers, James and Grant Fosdick, sisters, Martha Carroll, Ruth Fellhauer and Clara Fosdick.
As per Louise’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no services at this time.
Online condolences may be made at Peacock-Larsen Funeral Home & Arkansas Valley Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

From the Fowler Tribune



Rachel V. Barnard, 100


Rachel V. Barnard, 100, from Fowler, passed away on Dec. 12, 2014. Rachel was born on Jan. 19, 1914, to parents Dan W. and Mary Ellen Jones. The family moved from Protection, Kansas, when Rachel was 5 years old to Rocky Ford, where she graduated from Rocky Ford High School. She married Marshall Boone Barnard on May 9, 1935, in Fowler, Colorado. They resided in Fowler where she spent the rest of life. Rachel was a member of the Fowler Christian Church. She cherished her family and her Christian faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall Barnard; her daughter and son-in-law Peggy and Bill Leffler; her parents, Dan and Mary Ellen Jones; three brothers and two sisters.

She is survived by her daughter Linda (Rich) Hoover from Larkspur, Colorado; four nieces; four nephews; and grandchildren: Chad Hoover, Carie Miller, Lon Hoover, Diane Goddard, and Amy Smith.

Rachel's funeral service was held on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at the Fowler Christian Church. She was laid to rest in the Fowler Cemetery.

Eaton Family Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Judy Rafferty Ashurst

Posted: July 5, 2013 - 12:00am
Judy Rafferty Ashurst, 71, of Amarillo died Wednesday, July 3, 2013.

Family and friends will attend a private Memorial Service. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home 4100 S. Georgia St.

Judy was born on April 12, 11942 to Delmer and Virginia Rafferty in Fowler, Colorado. She married John Ashurst June 4, 1960 in Fowler.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Richard and her only granddaughter Emily Corbin.

She is survived by her husband John; two sons Eric Ashurst and Justin Ashurst and wife Nicole of Aurora, Colorado; one daughter Julie Corbin Hulsey and husband Rick of Perryton; one sister Jane Rogers of Roseburg, Oregon; three grandsons Colton Corbin, Nathan and Carter Ashurst; and one great-grandson, Kyler Corbin.



Gerald "Jerry" W. Phillips, 3/27/35 - 2/16/13

Gerald "Jerry" W. Phillips of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Fowler, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Jerry is survived by his wife, Mayme (Wood) Phillips of the family home, sons; Blake (Janna) Phillips of Bern, Idaho, Donald R. Phillips of Loveland, Colo. and daughter, Jane Moore of Castle Rock, Colo. Memorial contributions can be made to Voyager Chapel c/o Voyager Resort 8701 South Kolb Road, Tucson, AZ 85756; the First Baptist Church, 422 Main, Fowler, CO 81039; the American Heart Association or The National Kidney Foundation. A memorial will be held on Feb. 26, 2013, at the Voyager Catalina Room at the Voyager Resort in Tucson, Ariz. Cremation has taken place.

C C Fowler Tribune

Nancy Jean Buchner

Jan. 16, 1944 - Nov. 5, 2012

Nancy Jean Buchner (Feinberg) 68, of Osprey, FL passed away on November 5, 2012.

Nancy enjoyed being with her family and friends, going to the beach and tending to her orchids, and spending time with her beloved dogs, Mia and Karma. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend and will be greatly missed by all who loved her.

A Memorial service will be held at Selby Gardens from 1 - 5 PM on Sunday, November 11, 2012.

Survived by her husband Lonie; daughter Justina and her husband Jason Wagner; son, Mitchell Seward; grandchildren Jacob and Jordan Wagner and step-children Todd and Audrey Buchner and extended family.

In lieu of flowers please make donations in her name to TideWell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd, Sarasota, FL, 34238.


Michael Owen Phelps
FHS 1956

Michael Owen Phelps, 74, a life-long resident of Colorado, died November 27, 2012, in Colorado Springs. He was the son of Chester Owen and Evelyn Cora (Eddy) Phelps. He served in the Army, and was a retired field technician for MAI Sorbus/BABSS, where he serviced computers and electronic equipment for local banks, insurance companies, military installations, and the United States Olympic Committee. Mr. Phelps was born May 18, 1938, in Pueblo. He was married June 29, 1969, to Betty Lorene Helton. He is survived by his wife; two sisters, Patricia Eileen Bouldin and Nancy Ann McIntosh; two brothers-in-law, Charles Raymond Bouldin and Dwight Dean McIntosh; two sons, Chet Owen Phelps and Michael Scott Phelps; a daughter, Jan Clare Phelps; a daughter-in-law, Nancy Elizabeth (Stuckey) Phelps; a grandson, Gavin Dayne Orion Phelps; and a step-grandson, Joshua David French. Extended family includes Aloha June Natwick, along with numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation from 1-2pm, memorial service from 2-3pm and a reception from 3-4pm, will be on Tuesday, December 4, at Cappadona Funeral Home, 1020 E. Fillmore St., Colorado Springs, CO 80906, (719) 520-1817.

Published in The Gazette from December 1 to December 2, 2012


Dale Adams Picture


FHS 1955

Richard "Dick" Alvin Eddy

Richard "Dick" Alvin Eddy, 76, died on May 13, 2012. Dick was the second child born to the union of Loren Alvin Eddy and Evadne Joyce Eddy on May 6, 1936 in Fowler. Dick was raised in Fowler and graduated from Fowler High School. After graduation he moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico where he worked and lived until his retirement. He was an auto parts salesman working for three different companies.

Upon retirement, he moved to Pueblo to be near his siblings and his friends. Dick cheered for his favorite teams, the Broncos and the Lobos basketball team and was a faithful man. He enjoyed western movies and John Wayne was a favorite actor. He listened to country and western music and his radio, records and tapes were special companions. He had a special love of the mountains and the best day was spent fishing with his sons.

He looked forward to visits to Albuquerque to see his sons, to attend the Balloon Festival and New Mexico's State Fair.

Dick enjoyed the annual Missouri Day celebration and liked to see friends at the class reunions held in Fowler each year.

Dick is survived by two sons; Eugene "Gene" Eddy and Robert "Bobby" Eddy both of Albuquerque, New Mexico, his sisters; Lora (Jim) Henry of Perryton, Tex., Carol (Jerry) McElroy of Glendale, Ariz., Joyce Gouty, Gayle (Ken) Kraus and one brother Arlen (Kathy) Eddy all of Pueblo. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services and interment were held Friday, May 18 at the Fowler Cemetery. Eaton Family Funeral Home were in charge of arrangements.

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Glenn E. Tyler

Glenn E. Tyler, 67, from Rocky Ford, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center in La Junta. Glenn was born on November 10, 1944 in Fowler, Colorado to Ermon Tyler and Bonnie Mae (Bewley) both of Colorado. He was a graduate of Fowler High School in 1962. He won the first state championship in wrestling for Fowler High School. Glenn served in the Navy from 1963-1965 were he was an airman working on aircraft mechanics during the Vietman war. He will be remembered as a very giving and loving man. Glenn is survived by his nine children: Dana (Brent) Boice, Jeff Tyler, Tonya (Mike) Tyler, Rodney Tyler, Stephanie MacFarland, Glen Tyler, Marvel (Jeff) Martin, Nina (Chad) Tyler, and Robbyn (Jerry) Kelly. As well as 20 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by both of his parents Ermon and Bonnie Tyler; his niece Monica; nephew Gerald (Sonny) Tyler; his sister Sherry (Tyler) Grinstead; and his brother Gerald Tyler. A graveside service will be held at Fowler Cemetery on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 10 a.m. Eaton Family Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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Claudia Justine Poage

Born June 4, 1943; Claudia left family and friends January 24, 2012 to be with our Lord and her mother Carmella Maria and father, Angelo Donato Monaco.

Claudia was born and raised in Anaconda, Montana. After graduating from high school in 1961, she went to Colorado State College in Greeley. She graduated and taught for two years in Cheyenne Wells where she met and married Dale Poage in 1966. They moved to Yuma, Ariz. in 1967. She spent one year of teaching elementary at Crane School and then moved on to teach French, social studies and economics at Yuma High School for the next 32 years. During this time, she sponsored many clubs; she especially enjoyed her years as Anchor Club advisor, a Pilot Club affiliate. During her years in Yuma she was active in The Assistance League of Yuma, P.E.O., The Boys and Girls Club of Yuma and served on the AEA board for 12 years.

Claudia is survived by her husband of 46 years, Dale Poage, who also started his career in Cheyenne Wells as a football coach. Sisters Tommasina Jordan, Angie Palin and sister-in-law Freda Jones, Pauline Jensen, Sue Watson and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by Elizabeth and Brown Poage, mother and father-in-law and brothers-in-law, Delmar and Tom Poage.

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Coach Miller delivered the first State Championship to Fowler.


                                                                                                         (Thank you Dale Poage)


Doyle Marvin

Doyle Marvin, 78, of Fowler, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011 in Pueblo at St. Mary Corwin Hospital. He was born October 12, 1932 in Manzanola to Lloyd and Emma (Glennemeir) Marvin. He graduated from Fowler High School in 1950. On July 14, 1956, Doyle married Evelyn Modlin in Fowler at First Baptist Church. Doyle engaged in farming in Fowler area before serving two years in the United States Army. After completion of his term in the service, he enrolled in Colorado State College (now the University of Northern Colorado) in 1959 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Physical Education and a minor in Business Administration. He also attended Western State College and Adams State College for post-graduate studies. Doyle worked for the Widefield School District in Security, Colo. as a member of the faculty and served as junior high school boys' counselor. On June 7, 1967 he joined Fowler State Bank as assistant cashier. He quickly advanced to Vice President and Cashier. In 1992, he became President of Fowler State Bank, and held that position until his retirement February 2009. Throughout his career he took joy in assisting the youth of Fowler with 4-H projects and FFA projects. He was active in a variety of civic and community organizations such as Fowler Lions Club and Fowler Rifle Club. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Fowler for over 50 years, and served as a deacon for many of those years. He also served in a variety of other roles within the American Baptist Churches. Doyle loved his wife Evelyn with all his heart. They were married for 55 years. He was very proud of both his boys, Jerry and Kevin Marvin. Doyle loved to watch sports, and participate in them when he was younger. He enjoyed being a part of the rural agricultural life of Fowler. Doyle loved being out among people, listening and caring about their day to day concerns. He was a very hard worker. He is survived by his wife Evelyn, and his sons Jerry and Kevin; his daughter-in-law Melanie; grandchildren Clayton, Beau, Danica, and Kassidy; his sisters Ruth (Tony), Ula, Anna Jean, and Wanda; sister-in laws Pat Marvin and Helen Switser; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Lloyd and Emma Marvin; sisters Eva Lundy and Lula Marvin; brother Donald Marvin; brother-in-laws Ron Switser, Ray Lundy, Robert Chappell, Harold Shultz, and Herbert Green. The Memorial Service was Tuesday Aug. 30 at the Fowler High School Gym at 10:30 a.m., followed by interment at the Fowler Cemetery, and then a luncheon at Fowler Christian Church. A Memorial Fund has been established in Doyle Marvin's name at Fowler State Bank.

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Sullivan, Gearld "Jerry"

Sunday, June 19, 2011 12:00 am

Gearld "Jerry" Sullivan, 70, lifetime area resident, died at his home north of Olney Springs, Colo., on June 16, 2011, following a long illness. He was born on Oct. 24, 1940, on his parents' place, 20 miles northwest of Fowler, and spent his life in the area involved in ranching. He was married to Linda Wright on Aug. 3, 1967, at Highlands Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Linda, of the family home; and four children, Kristy Jo Sullivan, Kelly Raquel Sullivan, Sandy Faye Sullivan and Shad Duane Sullivan. Sandy married Robert Lee Shelton on May 31, 1997; and one granddaughter, Tatum; also a sister, Pat (Bill) Tatman Stoutesville, Mo. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at Crowley Community Baptist Church, with Rev. Jeb Brown and Rev. Ken West, co-officiating. Special music will include, The Old Rugged Cross and The Place Where I Worship by Deanna Russell as vocalist and Karol Carter as organist. Casket bearers and special friends include, John Jenkins, Garald Eichelberger, Brad Oakes, Pat McConnell, Brent Bishop, Bobby Shelton, Kurt Vashus, Lewis Fillmore, Marvin Montini, Kip Patton, Larry Bohrer, Bill Moreland, Bill Tatman, Eugene Mote, John Thatcher and Dick Tanner. Burial will be on the Sullivan Ranch on Antelope Mesa, Crowley County, Colo. Memorials to Ark Valley Hospice or the charity of your choice.  (Pueblo Chieftain)



Allan E. Kouns

Allan E. Kouns passed away on December 19, 2010 at the Fowler Healthcare Center. He was born on February 23, 1939 to Charles E. and Alma Hammond Kouns. At his request cremation has taken place. A memorial service and burial will be in the Fowler Cemetery in July around Missouri Day. Kouns is survived by his cousins, Nelcena (Edison) Baldwin of Pueblo; Margo Cornett, Cody Wyo; and a niece Ginger Kouns, Oro Valley, Ariz. Arrangements are with Griffy Family Funeral, Fowler Colo.

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Cornelius E. "Junior" Sullivan, 73 of Aurora, CO. , passed away December 2, 2010 at his home.
His choice was to be cremated.
Memorial Services will be at a later date.
"Junior" was born May 16, 1937 in Pueblo County, near Fowler, CO. to C.W. and Rachel E. (Clemons) Sullivan.
"Junior" is survived by his sisters; Thelma Brown, Mary Lou Sullivan, Helen Butterfield and Laura Whitney.

Richard Fellhauer, FHS 46

FELLHAUER, RICHARD A. 82, of Lakewood.  Interment, City Cemetery in Fowler, CO.
Published in Denver Post on January 20, 2011


Thomas "Tom" A. Denney
FHS 59

Thomas "Tom" A. Denney, 68, died Oct. 19, 2010, in Pueblo, following an extended illness.
Tom was born Nov. 29, 1941, in Fowler, Colo. to David S. and E. Frances Denney. He grew up in Fowler and retired from Mountain Bell Telephone in 1990. A multi-talented man, Tom enjoyed flying and rebuilding airplanes and spent countless hours doing both. He was a longtime member of the Fowler Flying Club. Tom helped numerous others building and rebuilding their projects, as well as spending innumerable hours in his garage working on his own. His philosophy was, "if it was rusted, busted or didn't run, I'll work on it." In later years as he started experiencing some illness, he enjoyed rebuilding Cushman scooters with his sons.
During the last year of his life as he battled various effects of illness, Tom opened the door for God's grace and forgiveness. He finished life with joy, peace and a hope of eternal life.
Tom is survived by wife, Mary Lou of Pueblo; son, Brent (Jackie) Denney; mother, E. Frances Denney; brother, David W. Denney; daughter-in-law, Ruth Denney, all of Fowler; and stepdaughters, Carolyn (Michael) Brook, Connie (Tony) Hass and Chris (Anthony) Cortese.
Tom was preceded in death by his son, Darren L. Denney in 2009 and father, David S. Denney in 1971.
 Courtesy of the Fowler Tribune





Nels "Chris" Larsen
"Courtesy" Photo
July 21, 1939 – Nov. 13, 2009

Chris - 1958





Nels "Chris" Christian Larsen Jr. passed away on Nov. 13, 2009 at his home surrounded by his family after battling cancer for 13 years.

Graveside services will be conducted Friday, Nov. 20, at 2 p.m. at the Fowler Cemetery with Rev. Tom Dudley, pastor of Swink and Cheraw United Methodist Churches officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Griffy Family Funeral Home in Fowler.

Mr. Larsen was born on July 21, 1939, in Fowler to Nels and Elaine Larsen. He married his high school sweetheart, Joyce Baker, on June 6, 1959 in Fowler. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in June.

The Larsens settled in La Junta where they raised three children, including two sons, Scott (Wendy) Larsen of Swink and Sam (Roxanne) Larsen of Murphy, Texas, and one daughter, Shawn (James) Japhet of Las Animas. In addition to his children,  he is also survived by nine grandchildren: Kelsey, Cara and Rhett, Jenalle, Jade and Joshua, and Eddie, Cody and Jennifer. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Luella Baker, sister-in-law, Darlene Barr, brother-in-law, Jerry (Vicki) Baker and sister Beverly (Pat) Byrne, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Larsen was preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law, Harold Baker, formerly of Fowler.

Mr. Larsen served in the U.S. Navy from 1958 to 1962, two of those years aboard the aircraft carrier USS Shangri-La. He worked with NIBCO for 25 years, then continued in his trade for 18 years, moving to the states of Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee and Mississippi, working for two other copper manufacturers. He retired from Mueller Industries in 2003, then returned to the Fowler area. In addition to his biggest passion of watching his grandchildren, he enjoyed model airplanes, woodworking, camping and fishing. He volunteered with the Otero County Sheriff's Posse and coached Little League in La Junta.

In spite of his many health issues, Mr. Larsen always had a positive outlook and maintained the greatest attitude.

The family prefers memorials be sent in his name to Arkansas Valley Hospice, and can be sent in care of the Griffy Family Funeral Home in Fowler, which is in charge of arrangements.   (submitted by Dale Adams)

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(Koehler Photo)
Billie Jean Tillotson ('50) Fedde
and Wilma Tillotson
at All School Reunion, Fowler High School, 2008

Billie Jean Fedde passed away July 24, 2009 in Pueblo. Billie was born April 15, 1932 in Fowler, Colorado and had lived in Pueblo since 1957. She was employed as a Collection Supervisor in the GMAC office in Pueblo for many years before retiring in 1986. Mrs. Fedde was a long time member of King of Kings Lutheran Church. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Harry, of the family home, her mother Frances Tillotson of Arizona, daughters, Janice (Duane) Dutton of Pueblo West, Sharon Fedde-Mohr of Canon City, a sister Eleanor (Robert) Glieve of Utah, and her grandchildren Kate and Eric Mohr. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. A memorial service was held on Wednesday, July 29, 2009. Donations in memory of Mrs. Fedde may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, direct, or through the mortuary.    (From the Fowler Tribune)


Fowler, Colo. -

Dr. Larry Vibber, superintendent of the Fowler School District since 1962, passed away at his home in Fowler, Saturday morning, July 25, 2009.




Fowler, Colo. -
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Photo by Courtesy

A memorial service for Doris Ann Pearson, 69, will be held at Fowler United Methodist Church Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Gary Goettel officiating.

Mrs. Pearson died Sunday, September 14, 2008, at her home in Fowler following a long battle with cancer.

She was born in Fowler on Nov. 6, 1938 the daughter of Cecil E. and Martha McCuistion Scarbrough. She attended Fowler Schools and graduated with the class of 1956. She and Ron Pearson were married on Aug. 3, 1956 at Fowler Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Patsy Scarbrough Bryant in 1984. She is survived by her husband, Ron of the family home, two sons, Kenneth Clayton (Susan) Pearson of La Junta, Kelly Dean (Ruby) Pearson of Milliken, Colo., and one daughter, Lana Pearson of Simla, Colo.; six grandchildren, Tommy, Amanda, Melissa, Martha, Starla and Nikki and two great-grandchildren, Angelina and Preston.

Honorary casket escorts will be classmates from her high school graduating class, Sam Fosdick, Art Allen, Pete Vulgamore, Don Phythian, Ruby Gill and Helen Thomas.

Griffy Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Inturnment will be in the Fowler Cemetery.

Ms. Gloria Martinez, 71, of Rocky Ford died on Sunday, February 14th, 2010 at her residence.
Gloria was born in Wagon Mound, NM on April 16, 1938, the daughter of the late Andres Donciano and Pillar Mary (Sisneros) Martinez.

She graduated from Fowler High School and then graduated from Trinidad Jr. College with an Associate Degree in Business. She later graduated from Otero Junior College with an Associate Degree in Child Development.

She had been married to Jake C. Martinez.

She worked as a Teacher at CDS in rural Rocky Ford., for 33 years. After that she worked for Tri County Family Care Center as a Parent as Teachers Educator.

She is survived by: Daughter Evette Frentress of LaJunta, CO; Granddaughter Sierra Frentress of LaJunta, CO; Granddaughter Heather Martinez of Norfolk, VA; Grandson Senon Frentress of LaJunta, CO; Grandson Erik Frentress of LaJunta, CO; Grandson Courtney Martinez of Denver, CO; Grandson Sean Martinez of Denver, CO; Niece Janet Arenas of Rocky Ford, CO; Niece Noreen Aragon of Pueblo, CO; Nephew Dean Aragon of Rocky Ford, CO. She is also survived by Great-Grandchildren: 3

She was preceded in death by a son: Erik Martinez on February 10, 1999; a sister: Olivia Aragon in February of 1999.


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Missing Alice     Pete Earley (FHS 69)
(Fowler ..Christian Church Pastor's Family)


  Midway across Ohio, the man beside me on the DC10 asked where I was going. "Fowler, Colorado. A little town of about a thousand people near Pueblo." "Why would anyone go to Foouuller?" he asked, grinning as he exaggerated the name. "A death. My sister." "Sorry," he mumbled and turned away. I was relieved. I didn't have to explain....    (Click on MEDIA,  then PRINT, then on MISSING ALICE).





2nd and 3rd grade teacher for the Class of 1957.

Waneeta K. Lancaster
Sunday, July 29, 2007

Waneeta K. Lancaster of Pueblo, died July 25, 2007. She was born May 3, 1913, in Leedey, Okla. Her parents moved to Spearman, Texas, when she was five years of age, where she lived until she graduated from high school. She is survived by her son, De Wayne Lancaster; granddaughter, Lisa and husband, Stephan von Kalben; great-grandson, Parker Kasey von Kalben, all of Pueblo. She also is survived by several nieces, nephews, many friends and caregivers; very special friends, Claire Burke of Meeker, Colo., and Michelle Sheppard; and her closest rebel at heart, Dianne Espinoza. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lindon Lancaster, on Oct. 20,1999; her parents; three sisters, four brothers, two nieces and two nephews. Just after her high school graduation she joined the United Methodist Church which she had attended regularly with her parents since an early age. She has remained a Methodist ever since joining. She was very dedicated to her two professions, first as a wife of 65 very happy years, mother and homemaker, second as a primary school teacher which she enjoyed very much and spent 25 years in that profession. She and her husband both were in the education field and enjoyed every school and community they were involved in. After they finished collage at Oklahoma State University and Lindon obtained his first teaching position, they were married Nov. 9, 1935, and spent 65 beautiful and happy years together. Viewing, 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2007, Florence Historic Chapel, 120 N. Pikes Peak Ave., Florence, Colo. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, Florence Historic Chapel. Burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery, Canon City, alongside her husband.

From the Pueblo Chieftain  July 2007

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