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Volunteers are the Heart of Hospice

Volunteers are the Heart of Hospice

    A prime consistency at Lamar Area Hospice is the volunteer component, said Debbie Pelley, Executive Director, during a proclamation signing which highlights National Volunteer Week, April 15-21 in the City of Lamar. The proclamation was signed by Lamar Mayor Roger Stagner at Hospice offices at 108 West Olive Street on Monday, April 16.  She […]

Merle James “Jim” Blair…November 23, 1929 – April 11, 2018

Merle James “Jim” Blair…November 23, 1929 – April 11, 2018

  Merle James “Jim” Blair, 88, of Limon, Colorado, passed away on April 11th, 2018 in Lamar, Colorado. Memorial services will be held at the Limon Community Building on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at 11:00 AM with Minister Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. A private family internment will follow. Per Jim’s request, […]

Two Shot Makes Annual Hospice Donation

Two Shot Makes Annual Hospice Donation

  For the second year, the Southeast Colorado Two Shot Association has made a donation to Lamar Area Hospice in memory of Robert ‘Spanky’ Yates. The $10,000 donation was funded from proceeds from a sporting clay shoot that developed last year. An almost spontaneous event in its development, the success of the first shoot carried […]

BBB Group Donates to Lamar Area Hospice

BBB Group Donates to Lamar Area Hospice

    The annual Beer & Brats for Boobies fundraising event held on September 23rd in Lamar, raised $21,000 which was presented to Deb Pelley, Executive Director of the Lamar Area Hospice this past Tuesday, October 31st. This marks the 6th BBB event which highlights the impact breast cancer has on area residents and their […]

W.G. “Bill” French…December 4, 1939 – August 21, 2017

W.G. “Bill” French…December 4, 1939 – August 21, 2017

    A mass of Christian burial for longtime Granada, Colorado resident, W.G. “Bill” French will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, August 28, 2017 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Reverend Mariusz Wirkowski as celebrant. Interment will follow at the Hartman Cemetery in Hartman, Colorado. Bill was born on December 4, 1939 at Lamar, […]

Alma Foster…April 6, 1928 – August 8, 2017

Alma Foster…April 6, 1928 – August 8, 2017

  A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Alma Foster will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the Lamar United Methodist Church with Pastor Kristina Walker officiating. Interment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation for Alma will be held from 1:00PM until 5:00PM on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the […]

Carla Warman…May 3, 1960 – July 13, 2017 (Updated Information)

Carla Warman…May 3, 1960 – July 13, 2017 (Updated Information)

  Memorial services for lifelong Lamar resident Carla J. Warman will be held at 11:00AM on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Lamar Christian Church with Ian Blacker officiating. Carla was born on May 3, 1960 at Lamar, Colorado to Carl W. and Dorothy “Dottie” (Austin) McCaslin. She passed away on July 13, 2017 at […]

Busy Weekend for Lamar Area Hospice

Busy Weekend for Lamar Area Hospice

While the Back Yard Bash committee was putting together final plans for their Saturday, June 3rd event, fund-raising committee members for Lamar Area Hospice found time this past Friday afternoon to accept a $7,000 check from February’s ‘Pirate’s Night’ fund-raising event at the Buzzard’s Roost in Lamar. This marked the 4th year where people got […]

Only the Sign’s Been Changed

Only the Sign’s Been Changed

  The Lamar Area Hospice received some new, updated signage on the front of their building on West Olive Street on Tuesday, May 30th. It took only an hour or two to bring down the original sign and post the new one, consisting of individual lettering. The Lamar Area Hospice has been in service to […]

UPDATED INFORMATION:  Bette J. Hershey…January 8, 1927 – May 25, 2017

UPDATED INFORMATION: Bette J. Hershey…January 8, 1927 – May 25, 2017

  A Graveside Memorial Service for longtime Lamar resident Bette J. Hershey will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, June 9, 2017 in the Veteran’s Section of Fairmount Cemetery with Dale Fuhrmeister of the Lamar Seventh Day Adventist Church officiating. Per Bette’s request cremation will take place and there will be no visitation. Bette was […]

Sarah Ann Adame…August 15, 1968 – May 18, 2017

Sarah Ann Adame…August 15, 1968 – May 18, 2017

  A celebration of life memorial service for Bristol resident, Sarah Ann Adame will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday May 25, 2017 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Paul Floyd of the High Plains Fellowship Church officiating.  Per Sarah’s request cremation will take place and there will be no visitation.  Sarah Ann Adame […]

Monty K. Mason…March 22, 1947 – May 11, 2017

Monty K. Mason…March 22, 1947 – May 11, 2017

  Services for longtime Lamar resident, Monty K. Mason will be held at a later date.   Per Monty’s request cremation will take place and there will be no visitation.   Monty was born on March 22, 1947 at Garden City, Kansas to Marvin Eugene and Maxine Mae (Widows) Mason and passed away on May […]

Joseph H. Fowler…July 7, 1935 – May 11, 2017

Joseph H. Fowler…July 7, 1935 – May 11, 2017

  A celebration of life service for longtime Lamar resident, Joseph H. Fowler, better known to his family and friends as Joe, will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, May 15, 2017 at the Lamar Christian Church with Ian Blacker officiating. Interment will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation for Joe will be held on […]

(UPDATED INFO)  Roe S. Telfer…April 21, 1948 – April 10, 2017

(UPDATED INFO) Roe S. Telfer…April 21, 1948 – April 10, 2017

   A memorial service with military honors for lifelong Holly and Lamar resident, Roe S. Telfer will be held 10:00AM on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Paul Floyd of the High Plains Fellowship Church officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date at the Holly Cemetery.   Per Roe’s […]

Walter H. Entz…September 20, 1936 – April 12, 2017

Walter H. Entz…September 20, 1936 – April 12, 2017

A graveside celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Walter H. Entz will be held at 11:00AM on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the Fairmount Cemetery with Pastor Harold Bohl officiating. Per Walter’s request cremation will take place and there will be no visitation. Walter was born on September 20, 1936 at Syracuse, Kansas to […]