Sentinel Colorado Obituaries
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Coolio died at the Los Angeles home of a friend, longtime manager Jarez Posey told The Associated Press. The cause was not immediately clear.
"Years later, my sister's most vivid memory was of Joan coming down for breakfast in a pink chenille robe, drinking a cup of coffee and smoking cigarettes."
Obituaries from the Area
Her body was flown by helicopter to a hospital in Kathmandu where doctors planned to perform an autopsy.
Tauer was an iconic and perennial force in the city for decades. A Denver Public Schools teacher for 30 years, he was elected to the Aurora City Council in 1979 and served until he was elected mayor in 1987. He served three terms as mayor, through 2003, leaving after being term limited.
She was the true embodiment of grit. Even serious rheumatoid arthritis and the debilitating pain it produced did not deter her from her mission – to help others help themselves.
“Even as staff I know he would have taken a bullet for me,” said Valerie Quintrell, a peer specialist with Mile High Behavioral Health.
C onnie Lynn Darnell of Centennial, Colorado passed away peacefully in her home on Oct. 10, 2021. She was 70.
Luke was the owner/operator of a local HVAC company, Lukewarm Services. He took immense pride in his work, and it was his second passion after his children. Luke was a lifelong Minnesota Vikings fan, always rooting for the underdog. He had a wonderful and playful sense of humor. He gave everyone he met laughter and excitement.
Jewell Maxine Stetson Shanley, 91, died Oct. 1, 2021, in Cheyenne, WY.
Jim Sheeler, a former Rocky Mountain News journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his extensive and compassionate reporting on the families of Colorado soldiers killed in the Iraq War and the man tasked with notifying them, has died. Sheeler, who was also an author, was 53.