Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on February 27, 1976 · Page 6
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Greeley, Colorado
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Friday, February 27, 1976
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tiolo.) TKlBUNt: fri., Feb. 27,1976 2 hurt in city traffic In two traffic accidents in Greeley Thursday, two drivers received minor injuries, according to Greeley police. Bette Hoover, 20, of Eaton suffered minor visible injuries at -1 p.m. Thursday when her ear and a car driven by Gwendolyn Dixon, Milliken, collided on North 8th Avenue near the Monfort Packing Plant. Damage to lhe Hoover car was estimated at $800, while the Dixon uulo received $250 damage. Al 1:15 p . m . Thursday, Everett Dennis, 73, of 1GU4 9th St., suffered minor injuries when his car and a car driven Deaths and Funerals by Norman Hess Jr., 3400 W. 4th St. Rd., collided at the intersection of 5th Street and 9th Avenue. The Hess car received $1,000 damage, and damage to the Dennis auto was set at $750. Kersey election registration deadline March 5 KERSEY - Registration deadline for the municipal election in Kersey is Friday, March 5. Voters can register at the Municipal Building, 332 3rd St. Petitions for mayor and four trustee positions may be obtained from Kersey clerk Ellorah Huntsman. She urged Incorrect spelling? No, that's the way to spell police in Swedish. This Volvo show car, an authentic police car from Sweden, is on display at Kersey voters to exercise their Ehrlich Motors, 8th Avenue and U.S. 34 By- right to vote. pass. The car, equipped will) washers and HDHM50N Presentation of evidence Hearing end v . . . . in district court murder trial here HOFF Mrs. Elizabeth Hoff, Rt. 4, Greeley. Mother of Mrs. Herman (Louise) Atles of Greeley, Mrs. Warren (Viola) Amen of Plerc., LeRoy Hoff of Greeley, Walter Hoft of Rifle; sister of Mrs. Henry Blumenshlne of Riverton, Wyo., Mrs. John Gettman of Hudson; Henry Wallers of Riverton; sister of Mrs. Lydla Ollle* niulh of Imperial, Calif.; step-sister of Mrs. Frelda Wallers of Greeley, Fred Gettman of Greeley and John Gellman of Hudson, also survived by 11 grandchildren. Services 10 a.m. Saturday from St. Paul's Congregational Church. Interment at Linn Grove Cemetery. MACY ALLNUTT M O R T U A R I E S ROACH John Roach of the Kenton Manor Nursing Home. Father of Mrs. Agnes Vigil of Greeley and Mrs. Alice Norton of Ft. Collins. Brother of Mrs. Sue Hjelm of Apache Junction, Arizona. Services 10:00 a.m. Saturday from the Drawing Room. Interment Evans Cemetery. *]?Zortuarv/ WINDSOR, COLORADO MESKA Curtis Lawrence Meska of 710 Bunting Drive, Lafayette, Colo. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Meska of Lafayette; brother ol Christopher Lee and Cynlhia Lynn Meska, al home; grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Meska and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Holland, all of Windsor; great-grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ehrlich of Windsor and Mrs. Mollle Alles of Greeley. Services Salurday, 10:30 a.m., Bethel American Lutheran Church, W i n d s o r . I n t e r m e n t 1 Lakeview Cemetery, Windsor. To lie in state until 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Schmanski-Vetter Mortuary Fort Lupton, Colorado SICKLER Viola Juanita Sickler ol Valley Village, Space 30, Plattevllle. Mother of Arthur Sickler of Denver, jerry L. Sickler of Brush, Melvln J. Sickler and Merle R. Sickler, both ol Plat- leville, Mrs. Marlon (Arloa) Marino of Denver, Mrs. James UoAnn) Overman of Brighton; sister of William Young of Loveland, Donald Young of Guthrle, Okla., Mrs. Cletus Pulllam ol Edmond, Okla., and Mrs. Wanda Camp of Cleveland, Ohio. Also survived by 19 grandchildren. Services 10 a.m. Salurday, First Baptist Church, Ft. Lupton. In tcrment Hillside Cemetery, Ft. Luplon. Friends wishing to do so may contribute to the American Cancer Society, c/o thp Funeral Home. WAKEFIELD Marie Wakelield ol 4182 Weld County Road 27, Ft. Luplon. Arrangements later. fMONUMENTiTt f end MARKERS] Quality Workmanship Downtown for over SO years. Open SafurdayUiM noon. Ralph Hollister John Dalton GREELEY MONUMENT WORKS, Inc. 0 1 5 7 t h A v e . 3S2-I807 By FRANK COLOHAN chula Vista, Calif.; Don When they got back, he Tribune Staff Writer Korgan, Kl. 1, Kersey; and continued, they bought some Presentation of evidence al Jonathan D. Asher, supervisory more beer and sal around testified Calderon, who he said the trial of Juan Martinez attorney for lhe Colorado Rural drinking it on the "patio" or had a knife with a four or five- Sepeda, 31, 1013 5th St., was Legal Services here. porch of Sepeda's house at 2400 inch blade, had started the Dr. Solberg testified thai he had treated Joe Maestas for a .. hullel wound in (he left shoulder way intoxicated," hc said when Johnny, who was involved expected to be completed Dislricl Court Friday. Sepeda is charged wilh first degree murder in connection (UNCreportasofSa.m.) · High Thursday 61 Low this morning 25 Barometer 30.02, falling Precipitation none Year's total .60 ·The highest temperature ever recorded here on a Feb. 27 was 71 in 1940; lowest was -12 in 1962. The sun will rise Saturday at 6:36 a.m. and set al 5:50 p.m. (MST). (River conditions as of Sa.rn.) South Plalteat Kersey: Flow 756 cfs Gauge height 3.65 Colorado -- Variable cloudiness through Saturday. Chance of snow northern mountains and rain or snow northwest Sat- wipers on the headlights in addition lo lhe urday. Mild with highs both standard Volvo safety equipment, is available days 60s and low 70s east, 50s for sale al the modest price of $6,500. (Tribune and low 60s west with 40 to 50 photo by Debbie Braskichl mountains. Lows tonight 25 to 35 with 5 below zero to 15 above mountains. Extended Forecast, Sunday through Tuesday Colorado - Turning colder with chance of snow. Highs 40 to 50 east and 35 to 45 west with 30s mountains. Lows drop- Kogan said he had been a ping to the teens with 5 below witness to the fighting. He to 10 above mountains. Wyoming -- Widely scattered snows over and near mountains of west and north through tonight. Otherwise variable cloudiness today and ne w Detroit Duluth Fairbanks FortWorth Green Bay- Helena Honolulu Houston Ind'apolis Jacks'ville Juneau Kansas City LasVegas LittleRock LosAngelcs Louisville Marquette Memphis Miami Milwaukee Mpls-St.P. 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Gunnison La Junta Lamar I^adville Pueblo Trinidad 4229 . .cdy 51 37 .48clr 66 40 . .clr 7546 ..Clr 62 40 . 61 42 . 70 55 . 65 52 . 47 39 .10 38 29 .09 7854 . 67 45 . 03 35 55 12 .09 39 54 28 59 30 70 26 63 32 58 26 52 29 61 27 60 33 27- 7 07 30 67 29 39 2 . 65 20 62 29 ..clr .cdy .clr .cdy rn sn .clr .clr cdy clr pc cdy cdy pc clr pc clr clr clr clr clr clr clr clr nth Ave. fight. "We were more or less half- Thc wilnras said his brolhcr ' area at Weld County General Calderon, who had gone lor t o n i g h t , and cooler extreme one of (he fights, had yelled, north. Considerable cloudiness with the shooting death or jerry .-; i ^ 1 /;,;;^-' sl -;;;r^; ^u^l^rbftisM "TM*y ** a 8»»-' '«*ed "p Salurda y wilh scaltered sn ° ws Lujan, 18, 4747 26th Ave., last or i 0personsfroml ,, eTaco BeU andsawSepeda standingat the west and north. Cooler Drive In across the street and corner of the laundromat, Saturday, especially north- June 29. He also is charged with attempted murder in connection with the shooting of The doctor said it was his opinion the bullet had entered the front part of Lujan's older brother, Dave, 28, shoulder and exited from the 3904 7lh St., and Jose E. rear portion although, on cross- Maeslas, 27, 4D47 2nth Ave. examination, he said The killing and wounding of bclicvcd lhc P alie " 1 llad I E X X E I ESS S h o » c , t Sloli _ .. miiiiHi -- «· === N A T I O N A L W E A I H f D S E « V N O A A . U S D t p l o( Con,", ,,..,.,,,. attacked by two of his pursuers, pointing a gun at me. I didn't central and northeast. Highs iviatMdb ninuo for * mnmrtnt _ it,, today 30s and low 40s nor- move for a moment -- it really Thc witness said "5011160110 s | look ml , up _ , ta| ] lurned :onfronted me" when he, an( j ran he Sepeda and Ramirez went out " Se | W d a fired a shot, then he in- to help Calderon. He added he , uraed loward lhe streel A the two men occurred about dicaled al the lime that he had struck the man confronting him mile later I saw him near the been shot from behind. a couple of times, then someone f mcc u looked like Jerry Lozano said he had come to grabbed him from behind and ( U l j a n l was railing to the Greeley from Dallas, Tex., llc saw lhc Buy he had been ground and , ( | lough| hc was ., .. . . . about a week before the ''B nlin S w '' h had » "chrome djvin( , tor shc | ter .. In answer I'OUr Witnesses Were Called . ,. . , , . , . , . , ujn-mnn" in hk hand shooting with his friend, Gilbert weapon in ms nano. 1:30 a.m. June 29 after a fight broke out between two groups in the 2400 block of 8th Avenue. by Michael Enwall, public defender, and Bryan Shaba, deputy public defender, Sepeda's attorneys to testify Thursday afternoon as the defense continued presentation of its evidence. They were Dr. Donald A. Solberg; Edward Lozano, lo a question, the witness said, Hamirezof Albuquerque. N.M., Lozanosaid he struggled free "I heard five shots for sure." a cousin of Sepeda. and was in the process of Asher testified that he had The witness testified that he, running away when hc heard arranged for Sepeda lo Sepeda, Ramirez and Bias shots. He testified that he left surrender to police here two Calderon went riding in the the scene with Ramirez and days after the shooting as a mountains on June 28 "because Calderon, both of whom "had result of receiving a telephone I had never Iwen in Colorado definitely been beat up," in a call from the defendant's before" and drank beer on the car wilh Sepeda and Gloria mother, telling him her son trip. Ortega. wanted to surrender himself. -Greeiey Police Log from an aquarium. (j;n;i Fight reported in the 100 3:H Accident at tail] Street block of £lrd Avenue, and U.S. 85 by-pass. it:2;t Man reported receiving 3:43 Juveniles reportedly harassing telephone calls. throwing snowballs at cars. fl:3] Drunk woman was 4:06 Accident on North 8th reportedly breaking windows at then jumped in a car and drove Avenue near Mnnfort Packing. Greeley Tire, 115 N. tith Ave.; away when hc was frightened of- by the neighbors. 2:05 Man arrested for driving under the influence. 2:11 Prowler reported in the 1000 block of 33rd Avenue. thwest corner, 50s and few OOs southeast. Lows tonight upper teens to low ;iOs. Highs Salurday 30s and 40s north, 40s and 50s south. NEW YORK (UPI) - The highest temperature reported Thursday to thn National Weather Service, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, was 84 degrees at Thermal, Calif. Today's low was 7 degrees below zero at Gunnison, Colo, Thc Weather Elsewhere By The Associated Press Friday HILOPrcOtlk Denver 63 32 ..cdy DcsMoines 53 37 . .cdy WEATHER FORECAST -- Showers and snow are forecast Friday for the Northwest with the snow exlending inlo Uie northern Plains. Snow is forecast for the Great I»ikes and showers for Florida. Cool temperatures arc forecast for the Norlhwesl and north-central portions of the country with mild weather expected elsewhere. (AP Wirephoto Map) I-'HIDAY ,,.,,,. 12:24 Family disturbance. 12:20 Woman reported a man knocked on her house window, 5:04 Woman reported woman was detained by receiving harassing telephone fleers. calls. it : o2 Woman in the 2100 block 5:15 Accident at 23rd Avenue of 8th Slreet reported a man in her back yard. and 27th Strecl. THURSDAY a.m. 7:03 Burglary reported at 132 811) St. 8:11 Someone threw a piece of clutch plate through the window of Scott Realty. 8:36 Runaway juvenile returned home. 8:4* Accident al U.S. 85 bypass and 25lh Street. 9:00 Person found some white powder and lurned it over to the police station; possible explosive. 10:00 Runaway juvenile reported. DENVER (UPI) -- The equipment didn't give Parsons ments,said the feasibility study 10:02 Man reported his $300 failure of a California firm to Hie necessary data on time so was paid for by 34 local camera stolen from his car. complete a 5100,000 feasibility the feasibility sludy wasn't governments. Hc said the study 11:51 Lost child found. study on time has been blamed completed on time," Bendelow was in the final drafting stages 11:55 Man reported he was for the defeat of a bill calling said. "That marie a significant and should be available by next being harassed. for the creation of a Denver difference in the vote." month. metropolitan area district lo Democrats and Republicans "I think the fact that 34 local recover solid waste and convert alike said they could not vole governments helped pay for for a plan without knowing how this study shows the significant much it would cost. interest in the concept," Foster "We were clearly told this said. Lamm says labor department reorganization better planned By K.C. MASON DENVER (UPI) -- Gov. Itichard I). Lamm said the executive order he signed today to reorganize the State Depart- nient of Labor and Employ- men! was given more thought and expertise than a previous Late study blamed for bill's defeat p.m. 12:30 Shoplifter reported at K-mart. itinlocnengy. 1:13 Accident al 5th Street The 151-page bill, sponsored and 9th Avenue. by Rep. Edward Bendelow, D- 1:20 Theft of bicycle reported. Denver, was killed in the House report would be available lo us Bendelow's only support 2:00 Repossession of car Local Government Cnmmillee when we discussed this issue," came from Denver Republican reported by Greeley Finance. Thursday on a 10-3 vote. said Itep. Betty Ann Diltemore, Reps. Carl Gustafson and Sam 3:00 Shoplifters reported at Pet Emporium, 720 9th St.; someone stole a brown and purple Discus fish worth $20 include staff services, opera- lions, training services, employment s e r v i c e s and unemployment insurance. The new division of labor will include labor services and workers'compensation. Lamm said he was not reorgani?,alion plan submitted looking very hard for a by former director Herrick permanent director to replace Koth. Koth, but said he did not Lamm denied he was treating believe Lay wanted the job for Ipmporary director John Lay very long, any differently than he did "John Lay has a lot invested P.oth, who was forced lo resign in making government more last month. economical and I'm sure lie "The executive order signed wants to get back to that job," Sept. 5, 1975 gave Herrick the the governor said. "He would organizational structure that he make a great director but I wanted," Lamm said. "But it don't think he wants it." didn't have the thought and Lamm, who Thursday re- expertise that went into this lurned frnm the National new plan." Governor'sConferencein Wash- Lamm today rescinded his ington D.C., said he left staff gallon and Colorado could lose the mint altogether." Lamm said. "I've been in touch wilh our Congressional people to see if we can get a unified position on ihis," he said, but admitted he had not been very successful. Lamm also said the National Governors Conference gave western governors a chance lo discuss (heir energy policies and present a slrong voice to the federal government for inure.slate input. "Our collective voices very definitely are being heard," Lamm said. "Now we are being sought out and winning some very important concessions for the West." Thc governor also gained a sense of humor over the debacle of last week when he The RalphM. Parson firm of California was to have completed the study by last month. "The manufacturers of the -Obituary R-Englewood. "I can support Zakhem. the concept but I'm not going to "This is a futuristic approach vote for anything until I know to solving some of our the economics of it." environmental concerns," Zak- Al Foster, resource recovery hem said. "The technology may coordinator for the Denver be lacking but we are bing Regional Council of Govern- pushed to get the solutions." 1975 order and said the new member Margaret Armstrong chastised a group of newspaper reorganization would comply behind to present his position in editors for failing to stand up with existing statutes. favor of locating the new U.S. when he was introduced. Among the major changes Mint at the originally designal- was creating a new division of ed Park Hill site in southeast employment and training to Denver. "Sen. (William) Proxmire, has had it up lo here geopraphic squabbling between Beebe, Map West, and Margot Fonteyn, ballerina of the Sadler-Wells Ballet. She was fondly called "The Lovely Lady of the Windsor." After leaving Denver she was a real estate broker in Las Vegas, Nev. until she retired Mary Hohnbaum Funeral services for Mrs. Mary P. Hohnbaum were held Tuesday, Feb. 24, in Ustick Funeral Home at Rocky Ford. Interment was in Hill Crest Cemetery at Rocky Ford, with graveside services by Acacia Chapter No. 38, Order of Eastern Star She was a member of the Mrs. Hohnbaum, who lived First United Methodist Church; The Daughters of the American Revolution, and Acacia Chapter No. 38, OES at Rocky Ford. Active in politics she was among the first members who Hospital Dismissals Asked if he learned anything about himself and the people of Colorado from the experience, Umm replied: "Well, I asked my wife if she had seen a change in me and she said 'not Milliken youth injured in single-car mishap A Milliken youth is in Iruck driven by Jii Vegas, .vev. urn,, sne reuruu saMs [ ac | 0ry condilion a t W e!d Erickson of Fort Morgan c[ y ' de Andrist"245»"w"iith"si and returned to Greelcy in 1965. Cou|lly Genera| Hospito| af(er rccieved (m damage wnen (he Concepsj(m '^^ E a t o n ; Dismissed from Weld County General Hospital on Thur. · ..y, Feb. 26: Jose Navarette, Platteville; Vivifn Coon, 617 16th St.; Edward Reid, 1951 28th Ave.; Jimmy John Kay 1505 , 2U , s t . Mrs Colorado's Congressional dele- appreciably, your excellency."' Farm burglary loss 53,300 most of her life in Colorado, died at Fairacres Manor, Thursday, Feb. 19. She was 77. Born at Auburn, W. V., Nov. 14,1898, she came to Eaton with her family in 1905 and lived began" he'Rcpublican Women's G " mcz was thrown from lhe there until the family moved lo clubs in Colorado, and was i P ' ckup which susla 'n«t S200 Timpas in 1913. She was pas | president of the Colorado dama 8 e he was injured in a traffic accident on Weld 376 two miles cast of Milliken Thursday. Freddy Gomez, 17, was treated for internal injuries after the 1055 pickup truck he was driving left the road. vehicles collided on 1-76 a mile west of Kecncsburg. A 1965 car driven by Michael Clark of Milliken received $300 damage early Friday when it left Colo. 257 a mile north of Milliken. married there in 1915. Mrs. Hohnbaum moved to Rocky Ford in 1929, where she and her daughter later owned and operated a dress shop until she moved to Denver in 1945 where she and her two sons owned and operated the historic Windsor Hotel for 11 years. They entertained m a n y dignitaries al the Windsor ir, eluding President and Mrs. Eisenhower, British Consul and Mrs. Brian Hedy. Lucius '" other acddl!n| 5. « "*« car ^ lvcn ^ Jacqueline Neis of Phoenix, Ariz., sustained $500 damage and a 1970 semi-trailer Federation of Women's Clubs. Survivors include her daughter, Mrs. Max (Pauline) Dale of Mount Vernon, Wash.; two sons, Fred W. Hohnbaum Jr. of Greeley and Irvin W. Item identifies 171011' Hohnbaum of Anaheim, Calif.; · .· seven grandchildren and four "«»«% OS WOffld!! great-grandchildren. Also surviving arc two brothers, W. E. Brown of Swink and Andrew F. Brown of Puehlo. four nephews ,ind olhor relatives. found with suspected Adolph Miller, Evans; Max J. Ulrich, La Salle; Melanie Sandoval, 327 I l l h Ave.; Rodney Decker, 200 N. 35th Christina Gonzales, Kearsey; Susan Houchen, Evans; Summer Turner, 1857 13th Ave.; Lori Huskey, 1506 I4th Ave.: Nora Galloway, 2101 27th Ave. Ct. James Smith, Evans; Mrs. Sharon Heck. Pierce; Mrs Dale Brauher, 415 E. 8th St.; Mrs. James Aab, Evans; Mrs. Al Garcia, 412 N. 66th Ave. Mrs. Henry Hissrich, 1713 X The Tribune incorrectly More than $3,300 worth of items were taken in a burglary at a farm home about five miles northwest of Firestone, Weld County Sheriff's officers Born at Weld County General said Thursday. Hospital lo: Thieves entered the Flavil Mr. and Mrs. Jon Kayne, 1735 Higgins home alter they pried 27th Ave.. a son. on Monday, open a rear door. Feb. 23. " Once inside, the burglars took Mr. and Mrs. Nick Ochoa, stereo equipment, household 2022 49th St., a daughter, on goods, guns, jewelry and other Thursday, Feb. 26. ilems. Every room in the home Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Mau, was ransacked. Kersey, a son, on Thursday. m other burglaries, tools and F*. 26. a calculator -- with a tolal Mr. and Mrs. David Garner, value of $1,265 -- were stolen Fort Morgan, a son, on Thur- from thc office of McKinley Oil sday, Feb. 26. Field Service on U.S. 85 five Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gon- miles south of Fort Lupton. zalez, La Salle, a daughter, on Thieves entered lhe building marijuana cigarette 33rd Ave.; Doyle Neiman. Thursday. Feb. 26. after breaking a window, suspected marijuana Haxlun. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Adler. Darwin Frci of Mead told Memorial Gill, a son. on Thursday. Feb. officers someone stole a tool ~ ' " ifi. · box and $B8 worth of tools from Mr. and Mrs. Jim Shanklc, his pickup truck while it was Aull. a son. on Thursday, Feb. parked in Mead Wednesday 26. night. marijuana Greeley police, in response to a call about suspicious-acting juveniles Wednesday morning in the 1200 block of 241h Avenue, found and a reported this week that Audry smoking pipe in the pockets of a Dismissed from Weedcn uf 4:)1 22nd Ave. is a 15-year-old hoy. Hospital on Thursday. Feb. 26: woman. Wccdcn was injured in Police said the boy *vas Susie Sanchez, 2409 10th St.; a traffic accident south of released to his parents after Bessie Aurich, 22RO 1st Ave.; Greeley. questioning. Warren Worthinpton, Timnath.

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